The first table below looks at the demand for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Tyne and Wear region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 19 17 14
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 59 59 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 9.38% 11.50% 10.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.76% 55.66% 33.71%
Number of salaries quoted 48 57 50
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,800 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £40,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -0.64%
Operating Systems Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
165 106 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 26.23% 20.66% 30.49%
Number of salaries quoted 135 93 142
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,350 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Linux
North East

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 July 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -1 54 £32,500 -18.75% 17
Sunderland +2 6 £27,500 -
Linux
North East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 63 (48.46%) UNIX
2 56 (43.08%) Java
3 50 (38.46%) Windows
4 38 (29.23%) HTML
5 34 (26.15%) JavaScript
5 34 (26.15%) Spring
6 32 (24.62%) Finance
7 31 (23.85%) MySQL
8 30 (23.08%) SQL
9 29 (22.31%) C
9 29 (22.31%) Software Engineering
10 28 (21.54%) Subversion
10 28 (21.54%) C#
10 28 (21.54%) OO
11 27 (20.77%) Degree
12 25 (19.23%) Web Services
13 24 (18.46%) DNS
13 24 (18.46%) SAN
13 24 (18.46%) VMware
14 23 (17.69%) Java EE
14 23 (17.69%) Tomcat
14 23 (17.69%) MS Excel
15 22 (16.92%) DHCP
15 22 (16.92%) jQuery
15 22 (16.92%) Maven
16 21 (16.15%) Apache Wicket
17 20 (15.38%) Ruby
17 20 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
17 20 (15.38%) Python
17 20 (15.38%) SLA

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (17.69%) Tomcat
2 18 (13.85%) Apache
3 16 (12.31%) MS Exchange
4 15 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2003
4 15 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (3.85%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.31%) IIS
7 2 (1.54%) Moodle
7 2 (1.54%) Tuxedo
8 1 (0.77%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.77%) Documentum
8 1 (0.77%) SAS
8 1 (0.77%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 23 (17.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.54%) MS Office
3 1 (0.77%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.54%) SaaS
2 1 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (18.46%) DNS
1 24 (18.46%) SAN
2 22 (16.92%) DHCP
3 19 (14.62%) TCP/IP
4 16 (12.31%) NAS
5 15 (11.54%) iSCSI
6 10 (7.69%) HTTP
7 8 (6.15%) Firewall
8 3 (2.31%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (1.54%) FTP
9 2 (1.54%) LDAP
9 2 (1.54%) VPN
10 1 (0.77%) Intranet
10 1 (0.77%) OSPF
10 1 (0.77%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (23.85%) MySQL
2 18 (13.85%) Jackrabbit
3 14 (10.77%) SQL Server
4 13 (10.00%) Oracle Database
4 13 (10.00%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.31%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.54%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.77%) DB2
Development Applications
1 28 (21.54%) Subversion
2 22 (16.92%) Maven
3 13 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 12 (9.23%) JUnit
5 10 (7.69%) Git (software)
6 8 (6.15%) Visual Studio
7 4 (3.08%) Selenium
8 3 (2.31%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (2.31%) LoadRunner
8 3 (2.31%) Facilita Forecast
9 2 (1.54%) Ant
10 1 (0.77%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.77%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.77%) GDB
10 1 (0.77%) Hudson
General
1 32 (24.62%) Finance
2 13 (10.00%) German Language
3 12 (9.23%) Italian Language
3 12 (9.23%) French Language
4 5 (3.85%) Games
5 2 (1.54%) Marketing
5 2 (1.54%) Publishing
5 2 (1.54%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.77%) Electronics
6 1 (0.77%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.77%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 47 (36.15%) Developer
2 28 (21.54%) Support Engineer
3 24 (18.46%) Java Developer
4 17 (13.08%) Administrator
4 17 (13.08%) Systems Administrator
5 15 (11.54%) Software Developer
6 12 (9.23%) Analyst
6 12 (9.23%) Software Engineer
7 10 (7.69%) Server Support Engineer
7 10 (7.69%) Server Engineer
7 10 (7.69%) Server Support
8 9 (6.92%) Linux Administrator
8 9 (6.92%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 9 (6.92%) Linux Support
9 8 (6.15%) Support Analyst
10 7 (5.38%) Technical Support
10 7 (5.38%) Linux Engineer
10 7 (5.38%) Linux Server Engineer
10 7 (5.38%) Linux Support Engineer
11 6 (4.62%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (29.23%) HTML
2 34 (26.15%) Spring
3 25 (19.23%) Web Services
4 23 (17.69%) Java EE
5 22 (16.92%) jQuery
6 21 (16.15%) Apache Wicket
7 18 (13.85%) JAX-WS
7 18 (13.85%) JSR 170
7 18 (13.85%) MooTools
8 15 (11.54%) CSS
9 11 (8.46%) Ruby on Rails
10 10 (7.69%) REST
10 10 (7.69%) .NET
11 9 (6.92%) XML
11 9 (6.92%) Guice
11 9 (6.92%) Django
11 9 (6.92%) JSON
11 9 (6.92%) Play Framework
12 8 (6.15%) HTML5
12 8 (6.15%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.85%) Mathematics
1 18 (13.85%) Computer Science
2 11 (8.46%) Open Source
3 9 (6.92%) Replication
4 5 (3.85%) Clustering
4 5 (3.85%) Visualisation
4 5 (3.85%) CUDA
5 4 (3.08%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.31%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.31%) 3D Graphics
7 2 (1.54%) GPGPU
7 2 (1.54%) PACS
7 2 (1.54%) Statistics
7 2 (1.54%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.77%) DTV
8 1 (0.77%) Wiki
8 1 (0.77%) VLE
8 1 (0.77%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.77%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 63 (48.46%) UNIX
2 50 (38.46%) Windows
3 19 (14.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (12.31%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (8.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (6.15%) Solaris
6 8 (6.15%) SUSE
7 5 (3.85%) CentOS
8 4 (3.08%) Windows 7
9 3 (2.31%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.77%) Debian
10 1 (0.77%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.77%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.77%) Fedora
10 1 (0.77%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (22.31%) Software Engineering
2 28 (21.54%) OO
3 20 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (13.85%) ITIL
5 12 (9.23%) Performance Tuning
5 12 (9.23%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (8.46%) Automated Testing
7 10 (7.69%) Image Processing
7 10 (7.69%) Configuration Management
7 10 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (6.92%) Web Development
9 8 (6.15%) Business Continuity
9 8 (6.15%) Web Design
10 7 (5.38%) Multithreading
10 7 (5.38%) Scrum
10 7 (5.38%) TDD
11 6 (4.62%) Responsive Web Design
11 6 (4.62%) DevOps
11 6 (4.62%) OWASP
11 6 (4.62%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (43.08%) Java
2 34 (26.15%) JavaScript
3 30 (23.08%) SQL
4 29 (22.31%) C
5 28 (21.54%) C#
6 20 (15.38%) Ruby
6 20 (15.38%) Python
7 18 (13.85%) C++
8 9 (6.92%) Scala
9 8 (6.15%) Bash Shell
9 8 (6.15%) PHP
10 6 (4.62%) PL/SQL
11 5 (3.85%) Shell Script
11 5 (3.85%) T-SQL
11 5 (3.85%) Perl
12 3 (2.31%) VB
13 2 (1.54%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.77%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.77%) Fortran
14 1 (0.77%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (20.77%) Degree
2 2 (1.54%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.54%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.54%) PhD
3 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.77%) RHCE
3 1 (0.77%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (15.38%) SLA
2 2 (1.54%) QA
2 2 (1.54%) DICOM
System Software
1 19 (14.62%) Hyper-V
2 18 (13.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (11.54%) NFS
3 15 (11.54%) VMware ESX
4 12 (9.23%) Active Directory
5 7 (5.38%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 3 (2.31%) XenServer
7 2 (1.54%) KVM
8 1 (0.77%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (5.38%) Tivoli
2 6 (4.62%) Nagios
3 5 (3.85%) Puppet
4 3 (2.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (2.31%) Ganglia
4 3 (2.31%) WSUS
4 3 (2.31%) collectd
4 3 (2.31%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.54%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 24 (18.46%) VMware
2 19 (14.62%) Red Hat
3 18 (13.85%) Oracle
4 15 (11.54%) Symantec
5 11 (8.46%) Microsoft
6 9 (6.92%) Google
7 8 (6.15%) Cisco
8 7 (5.38%) IBM
9 6 (4.62%) Citrix
10 3 (2.31%) JBoss
11 2 (1.54%) Blackboard
11 2 (1.54%) Zend
11 2 (1.54%) Progress
11 2 (1.54%) HP
11 2 (1.54%) TIBCO
12 1 (0.77%) Lotus
12 1 (0.77%) Apple
12 1 (0.77%) SAP
Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Salary: To £40,500 + pkg
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Catalyst
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £32,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Accenture
Posted: 7 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Accenture
Posted: 7 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum (doe) plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 7 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Accenture
Posted: 10 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Accenture
Posted: 14 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £34,000 per annum (doe) plus excellent benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: £24,000 per annum (doe) plus excellent benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: £22,000 per annum depending on experience, plus excellent benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum (doe) plus excellent benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: negotiable salary, flexible hours
Posted: 21 days ago