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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 29 28 19
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Permanent jobs citing Linux 51 47 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 8.21% 9.02% 9.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.48% 39.50% 35.93%
Number of salaries quoted 48 42 48
Median salary £40,500 £32,750 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.66% +0.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,625 £24,100 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
162 119 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 26.09% 22.84% 26.26%
Number of salaries quoted 139 107 135
Median salary £40,000 £30,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,950 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -3 46 £41,500 +18.57% 15
Gateshead +8 3 £24,750 -4.80%
Sunderland - 1 £37,500 -
Linux
North East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 49 (51.04%) Windows
2 36 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 35 (36.46%) ITIL
3 35 (36.46%) SQL
4 32 (33.33%) Unix
5 27 (28.13%) MySQL
6 26 (27.08%) TCP/IP
7 25 (26.04%) Microsoft
8 23 (23.96%) Red Hat
8 23 (23.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 21 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
9 21 (21.88%) VMware
10 19 (19.79%) Service Management
10 19 (19.79%) SQL Server
10 19 (19.79%) Perl
11 18 (18.75%) Solaris
12 17 (17.71%) CentOS
13 16 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
13 16 (16.67%) Incident Management
13 16 (16.67%) Java
13 16 (16.67%) Nagios
14 15 (15.63%) Change Management
14 15 (15.63%) AIX
14 15 (15.63%) HP
15 14 (14.58%) Shell Script
15 14 (14.58%) Project Management
15 14 (14.58%) OpenStack
15 14 (14.58%) Opscode Chef
16 13 (13.54%) Ansible
16 13 (13.54%) Puppet

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 14 (14.58%) OpenStack
2 7 (7.29%) Skype for Business
3 6 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (6.25%) IIS
3 6 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 6 (6.25%) SharePoint
4 5 (5.21%) Apache
5 4 (4.17%) nginx
6 3 (3.13%) Confluence
6 3 (3.13%) Documentum
6 3 (3.13%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.08%) Captiva
7 2 (2.08%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.04%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 4 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
1 4 (4.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.04%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (8.33%) DigitalOcean
2 8 (8.33%) Linode
3 7 (7.29%) Office 365
4 6 (6.25%) SaaS
5 5 (5.21%) GitHub
6 4 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (3.13%) Force.com
8 2 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (2.08%) IaaS
9 1 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (1.04%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (27.08%) TCP/IP
2 9 (9.38%) Firewall
3 7 (7.29%) LAN
4 6 (6.25%) DNS
4 6 (6.25%) SAN
4 6 (6.25%) Skype
5 5 (5.21%) LDAP
5 5 (5.21%) WAN
6 4 (4.17%) DHCP
7 3 (3.13%) BGP
7 3 (3.13%) IPsec
7 3 (3.13%) SNMP
7 3 (3.13%) SSH
8 2 (2.08%) NAS
8 2 (2.08%) VPN
9 1 (1.04%) DSL
9 1 (1.04%) Internet
9 1 (1.04%) Intranet
9 1 (1.04%) Network Security
9 1 (1.04%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (28.13%) MySQL
2 19 (19.79%) SQL Server
3 11 (11.46%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (6.25%) MongoDB
5 5 (5.21%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.13%) Redis
6 3 (3.13%) TokuMX
7 2 (2.08%) DataStage
7 2 (2.08%) IBM InfoSphere
7 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.08%) SSDT
8 1 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.04%) Big Data
8 1 (1.04%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 10 (10.42%) Vagrant
2 8 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.17%) GitLab
3 4 (4.17%) Selenium
3 4 (4.17%) Subversion
3 4 (4.17%) WebDriver
4 3 (3.13%) JIRA
General
1 6 (6.25%) Marketing
2 2 (2.08%) Finance
2 2 (2.08%) German Language
3 1 (1.04%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 20 (20.83%) Support Engineer
2 12 (12.50%) Operations Manager
3 9 (9.38%) Automation Engineer
3 9 (9.38%) Developer
3 9 (9.38%) Linux Support
3 9 (9.38%) Systems Manager
4 8 (8.33%) Consultant
5 7 (7.29%) Linux Specialist
5 7 (7.29%) Unix Support
6 6 (6.25%) IT Consultant
6 6 (6.25%) Senior Consultant
6 6 (6.25%) Support Specialist
6 6 (6.25%) Unix Specialist
6 6 (6.25%) Unix Support Specialist
7 5 (5.21%) Administrator
7 5 (5.21%) Analyst
7 5 (5.21%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 5 (5.21%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
7 5 (5.21%) Senior IT Consultant
7 5 (5.21%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.50%) CSS
1 12 (12.50%) HTML
2 5 (5.21%) HTML5
2 5 (5.21%) Ruby on Rails
3 4 (4.17%) .NET
3 4 (4.17%) CSS3
4 3 (3.13%) LEMP Stack
4 3 (3.13%) Node.js
4 3 (3.13%) Regular Expression
5 2 (2.08%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (2.08%) Alternative PHP Cache
5 2 (2.08%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.08%) jQuery
5 2 (2.08%) LAMP
5 2 (2.08%) LAPP Stack
5 2 (2.08%) Middleware
5 2 (2.08%) ODBC
5 2 (2.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (2.08%) Web Services
6 1 (1.04%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.46%) Public Cloud
2 7 (7.29%) Driving Licence
3 6 (6.25%) Mainframe
4 5 (5.21%) Data Centre
5 4 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.17%) IBM Mainframe
5 4 (4.17%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.13%) Mobile App
6 3 (3.13%) Replication
7 2 (2.08%) Social Network
8 1 (1.04%) Clustering
8 1 (1.04%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.04%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (1.04%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.04%) Statistics
8 1 (1.04%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 49 (51.04%) Windows
2 36 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 32 (33.33%) Unix
4 23 (23.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (18.75%) Solaris
6 17 (17.71%) CentOS
7 15 (15.63%) AIX
8 11 (11.46%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (6.25%) zOS
10 3 (3.13%) HPUX
10 3 (3.13%) Windows XP
11 2 (2.08%) Debian
11 2 (2.08%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 2 (2.08%) Ubuntu
12 1 (1.04%) CoreOS
12 1 (1.04%) Kali Linux
12 1 (1.04%) OS/400
12 1 (1.04%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (36.46%) ITIL
2 19 (19.79%) Service Management
3 16 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 15 (15.63%) Change Management
5 14 (14.58%) Project Management
6 11 (11.46%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (11.46%) Change Control
7 10 (10.42%) Server Monitoring
8 7 (7.29%) Capacity Management
8 7 (7.29%) CRM
8 7 (7.29%) Problem Management
9 6 (6.25%) Operations Management
9 6 (6.25%) Quality Management
9 6 (6.25%) Risk Management
9 6 (6.25%) Software Engineering
9 6 (6.25%) Web Development
10 5 (5.21%) DevOps
11 4 (4.17%) API Testing
11 4 (4.17%) Functional Testing
11 4 (4.17%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 35 (36.46%) SQL
2 19 (19.79%) Perl
3 16 (16.67%) Java
4 14 (14.58%) Shell Script
5 13 (13.54%) JavaScript
5 13 (13.54%) PHP
6 12 (12.50%) Ruby
7 10 (10.42%) Python
8 9 (9.38%) VB
9 6 (6.25%) PowerShell
10 4 (4.17%) Korn
10 4 (4.17%) PHP 5
11 3 (3.13%) Bourne shell
11 3 (3.13%) C
11 3 (3.13%) C++
11 3 (3.13%) VBScript
12 2 (2.08%) Jython
12 2 (2.08%) T-SQL
13 1 (1.04%) Bash Shell
13 1 (1.04%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (3.13%) Degree
2 3 (3.13%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.13%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.04%) CCNA
3 1 (1.04%) CISA
3 1 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.04%) CISM
3 1 (1.04%) CISSP
3 1 (1.04%) MCSA
3 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.42%) SLA
2 9 (9.38%) QA
3 2 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 10 (10.42%) VirtualBox
3 10 (10.42%) Xen
4 7 (7.29%) VMware ESX
4 7 (7.29%) vSphere
5 4 (4.17%) LXC
5 4 (4.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 3 (3.13%) Gluster
6 3 (3.13%) NFS
7 2 (2.08%) iptables
8 1 (1.04%) Docker
8 1 (1.04%) Veritas File System
8 1 (1.04%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (1.04%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (16.67%) Nagios
2 14 (14.58%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (13.54%) Ansible
3 13 (13.54%) Puppet
3 13 (13.54%) ZABBIX
4 11 (11.46%) SCOM
5 10 (10.42%) OpenNMS
5 10 (10.42%) Zenoss
6 9 (9.38%) Tivoli
7 7 (7.29%) SCCM
8 5 (5.21%) HP SiteScope
9 4 (4.17%) MOM
9 4 (4.17%) Unicenter
10 3 (3.13%) Graphite
10 3 (3.13%) Graylog
10 3 (3.13%) HAProxy
10 3 (3.13%) Icinga
10 3 (3.13%) logstash
10 3 (3.13%) Salt
11 1 (1.04%) StatsD
Vendors
1 25 (26.04%) Microsoft
2 23 (23.96%) Red Hat
3 21 (21.88%) VMware
4 15 (15.63%) HP
5 10 (10.42%) Rackspace
5 10 (10.42%) SaltStack
6 9 (9.38%) Cisco
6 9 (9.38%) Google
6 9 (9.38%) IBM
6 9 (9.38%) Oracle
7 8 (8.33%) CA
7 8 (8.33%) Citrix
8 7 (7.29%) Juniper
8 7 (7.29%) Veeam
9 3 (3.13%) EMC
9 3 (3.13%) Pega
10 2 (2.08%) Sun
11 1 (1.04%) Fortinet
11 1 (1.04%) Opsware
11 1 (1.04%) Veritas
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Accenture
Salary: From £26,100 to £42,700 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
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Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £33,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Bonus, Health Insurance, Pension
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Salary: Competitive Salary
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Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
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Salary: Competitive + benefits and bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
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Sage UK Limited
Salary: + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
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Salary: From £25,700 to £44,600 per annum
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