The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 19 46 18
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -28
Permanent jobs citing Linux 61 19 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 11.30% 4.15% 9.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.20% 20.43% 35.03%
Number of salaries quoted 26 15 49
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £28,000 £23,560
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £43,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Linux
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear region.

Operating Systems Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
164 93 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 30.37% 20.31% 28.46%
Number of salaries quoted 114 78 149
Median salary £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,000 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of job ads across the Tyne and Wear region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Linux
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Tyne and Wear region.

Linux Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

Linux
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

Linux Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Linux
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne +34 58 £40,000 +14.28% 12
Gateshead - 2 £22,500 -
Sunderland +2 1 - -
Linux
North East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Linux.

1 48 (39.02%) Unix
2 45 (36.59%) Red Hat
3 44 (35.77%) ITIL
4 38 (30.89%) SQL
5 35 (28.46%) Windows
6 33 (26.83%) Solaris
7 31 (25.20%) AIX
8 29 (23.58%) Java
9 27 (21.95%) PHP
10 26 (21.14%) HTML
11 25 (20.33%) JavaScript
12 24 (19.51%) CSS
12 24 (19.51%) ITIL Certification
13 23 (18.70%) DevOps
14 21 (17.07%) Windows Server
14 21 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
15 19 (15.45%) MySQL
15 19 (15.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 18 (14.63%) Puppet
16 18 (14.63%) Opscode Chef
17 17 (13.82%) Python
17 17 (13.82%) Microsoft
18 16 (13.01%) TCP/IP
18 16 (13.01%) XML
19 15 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
19 15 (12.20%) Git (software)
20 14 (11.38%) SQL Server
20 14 (11.38%) Security Cleared
21 13 (10.57%) Data Protection
21 13 (10.57%) Ansible

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (7.32%) Apache
2 7 (5.69%) IIS
3 6 (4.88%) Documentum
3 6 (4.88%) nginx
4 5 (4.07%) Skype for Business
5 4 (3.25%) Confluence
5 4 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (3.25%) MS Exchange
5 4 (3.25%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.25%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.44%) Captiva
6 3 (2.44%) OpenStack
6 3 (2.44%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.44%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.63%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.63%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.63%) JBoss
8 1 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (2.44%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.44%) MS Office
2 2 (1.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.81%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.81%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (6.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.88%) Office 365
4 3 (2.44%) IaaS
4 3 (2.44%) PaaS
5 2 (1.63%) SaaS
6 1 (0.81%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.81%) DigitalOcean
6 1 (0.81%) GitHub
6 1 (0.81%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.81%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.01%) TCP/IP
2 8 (6.50%) Firewall
3 7 (5.69%) DNS
3 7 (5.69%) LAN
4 6 (4.88%) DHCP
5 4 (3.25%) LDAP
5 4 (3.25%) Skype
5 4 (3.25%) SSH
5 4 (3.25%) WAN
6 3 (2.44%) BGP
6 3 (2.44%) IPsec
7 1 (0.81%) GPRS
7 1 (0.81%) HTTP
7 1 (0.81%) ICMP
7 1 (0.81%) IPv4
7 1 (0.81%) OSPF
7 1 (0.81%) WCDMA
7 1 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.81%) WiMAX
7 1 (0.81%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.45%) MySQL
2 14 (11.38%) SQL Server
3 7 (5.69%) MongoDB
3 7 (5.69%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.25%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (3.25%) Redis
5 3 (2.44%) TokuMX
6 2 (1.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.63%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.63%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.81%) DataStage
7 1 (0.81%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.81%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 15 (12.20%) Git (software)
2 11 (8.94%) gulp
3 10 (8.13%) Aptana Studio
3 10 (8.13%) Firebug
3 10 (8.13%) Grunt
3 10 (8.13%) PhpStorm
4 6 (4.88%) Jenkins
5 5 (4.07%) JIRA
5 5 (4.07%) Subversion
6 4 (3.25%) Vagrant
7 2 (1.63%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.63%) Gatling
7 2 (1.63%) JMeter
7 2 (1.63%) LoadRunner
7 2 (1.63%) Selenium
7 2 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.81%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.81%) git-flow
8 1 (0.81%) GitLab
8 1 (0.81%) PHPUnit
General
1 5 (4.07%) Advertising
1 5 (4.07%) Games
2 3 (2.44%) Law
2 3 (2.44%) Marketing
3 2 (1.63%) Automotive
3 2 (1.63%) Finance
4 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (22.76%) Developer
2 17 (13.82%) PHP Developer
3 16 (13.01%) Support Specialist
3 16 (13.01%) Unix Specialist
3 16 (13.01%) Unix Support
3 16 (13.01%) Unix Support Specialist
4 15 (12.20%) Administrator
4 15 (12.20%) Linux Support
5 13 (10.57%) Support Engineer
5 13 (10.57%) Systems Administrator
6 12 (9.76%) Linux Administrator
7 11 (8.94%) DevOps Engineer
7 11 (8.94%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 9 (7.32%) Linux Engineer
8 9 (7.32%) Linux Specialist
9 6 (4.88%) Consultant
10 5 (4.07%) Analyst
10 5 (4.07%) Linux Support Engineer
10 5 (4.07%) Senior Consultant
10 5 (4.07%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (21.14%) HTML
2 24 (19.51%) CSS
3 16 (13.01%) XML
4 12 (9.76%) JSON
5 10 (8.13%) .NET
6 8 (6.50%) jQuery
7 6 (4.88%) Node.js
7 6 (4.88%) Web Services
8 5 (4.07%) HTML5
8 5 (4.07%) LAMP
8 5 (4.07%) LEMP Stack
9 4 (3.25%) AngularJS
9 4 (3.25%) React
9 4 (3.25%) REST
10 3 (2.44%) ASP.NET
10 3 (2.44%) Django
10 3 (2.44%) Laravel
11 2 (1.63%) MFC
11 2 (1.63%) SOAP
11 2 (1.63%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.32%) Computer Science
2 7 (5.69%) Public Cloud
3 5 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.07%) Driving Licence
4 4 (3.25%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.44%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.44%) Telematics
6 2 (1.63%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.63%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.63%) Physics
6 2 (1.63%) Statistics
6 2 (1.63%) Tandem
7 1 (0.81%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.81%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.81%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.81%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 48 (39.02%) Unix
2 35 (28.46%) Windows
3 33 (26.83%) Solaris
4 31 (25.20%) AIX
5 21 (17.07%) Windows Server
6 19 (15.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (6.50%) CentOS
8 6 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (3.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (3.25%) Windows XP
10 3 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (1.63%) HPUX
11 2 (1.63%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.63%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.81%) Android
12 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.81%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.81%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.81%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.81%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (35.77%) ITIL
2 23 (18.70%) DevOps
3 21 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (10.57%) Data Protection
4 13 (10.57%) OO
4 13 (10.57%) OOP
5 10 (8.13%) Change Management
5 10 (8.13%) Software Engineering
6 9 (7.32%) Configuration Management
6 9 (7.32%) Service Management
6 9 (7.32%) Web Development
7 8 (6.50%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (5.69%) Case Management
8 7 (5.69%) Problem Management
9 6 (4.88%) Change Control
9 6 (4.88%) Content Management
9 6 (4.88%) Open Source
9 6 (4.88%) Scrum
10 5 (4.07%) Project Management
10 5 (4.07%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 38 (30.89%) SQL
2 29 (23.58%) Java
3 27 (21.95%) PHP
4 25 (20.33%) JavaScript
5 17 (13.82%) Python
6 12 (9.76%) Perl
7 9 (7.32%) Shell Script
8 6 (4.88%) Bash Shell
8 6 (4.88%) C++
8 6 (4.88%) Ruby
9 5 (4.07%) Groovy
10 4 (3.25%) Jython
10 4 (3.25%) PowerShell
10 4 (3.25%) VB
11 3 (2.44%) Scala
12 2 (1.63%) Bourne shell
12 2 (1.63%) C
12 2 (1.63%) C#
12 2 (1.63%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (19.51%) ITIL Certification
2 14 (11.38%) Security Cleared
3 13 (10.57%) Degree
4 12 (9.76%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.63%) CCNA
6 2 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.63%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.81%) CISA
7 1 (0.81%) CISM
7 1 (0.81%) CISSP
7 1 (0.81%) MCSA
7 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.81%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.13%) SLA
2 4 (3.25%) QA
3 2 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (8.13%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.88%) Docker
4 5 (4.07%) LXC
4 5 (4.07%) VMware ESX
4 5 (4.07%) vSphere
5 4 (3.25%) NFS
6 3 (2.44%) Gluster
7 2 (1.63%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.81%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.81%) iptables
8 1 (0.81%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.81%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.81%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (14.63%) Opscode Chef
1 18 (14.63%) Puppet
2 13 (10.57%) Ansible
3 9 (7.32%) SCOM
4 7 (5.69%) Nagios
5 6 (4.88%) Salt
5 6 (4.88%) SCCM
6 4 (3.25%) HP SiteScope
6 4 (3.25%) Tivoli
6 4 (3.25%) ZABBIX
7 3 (2.44%) Graphite
7 3 (2.44%) Graylog
7 3 (2.44%) HAProxy
7 3 (2.44%) Icinga
7 3 (2.44%) logstash
8 2 (1.63%) MOM
8 2 (1.63%) Unicenter
8 2 (1.63%) Zenoss
9 1 (0.81%) Nmap
9 1 (0.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 45 (36.59%) Red Hat
2 17 (13.82%) Microsoft
3 9 (7.32%) HP
4 8 (6.50%) Oracle
4 8 (6.50%) VMware
5 7 (5.69%) IBM
6 6 (4.88%) Cisco
6 6 (4.88%) Citrix
6 6 (4.88%) EMC
6 6 (4.88%) Pega
7 5 (4.07%) Juniper
7 5 (4.07%) Veeam
8 3 (2.44%) CA
9 2 (1.63%) CA Agile Central
10 1 (0.81%) Informatica
10 1 (0.81%) Palo Alto
10 1 (0.81%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.81%) SaltStack
10 1 (0.81%) Siebel
10 1 (0.81%) WSO2
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