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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 19 47 33
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -14
Permanent jobs citing Linux 48 17 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 9.25% 3.87% 8.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.00% 19.32% 30.66%
Number of salaries quoted 26 15 38
Median salary £38,988 £37,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.37% -17.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £43,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
160 88 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 30.83% 20.05% 26.76%
Number of salaries quoted 130 73 111
Median salary £27,500 £32,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.06% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £52,500
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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +29 46 £40,000 +8.10% 10
Sunderland -4 1 - -
Gateshead - 1 £22,500 - 1
Linux
North East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 38 (36.89%) Unix
2 32 (31.07%) Red Hat
2 32 (31.07%) PHP
3 29 (28.16%) Java
3 29 (28.16%) ITIL
4 26 (25.24%) HTML
5 25 (24.27%) SQL
6 24 (23.30%) JavaScript
6 24 (23.30%) CSS
6 24 (23.30%) DevOps
7 23 (22.33%) AIX
7 23 (22.33%) Solaris
8 21 (20.39%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (19.42%) ITIL Certification
9 20 (19.42%) Puppet
10 19 (18.45%) Opscode Chef
10 19 (18.45%) MySQL
10 19 (18.45%) Python
11 18 (17.48%) Windows
12 17 (16.50%) Git (software)
12 17 (16.50%) Amazon AWS
13 16 (15.53%) XML
14 15 (14.56%) Data Protection
15 14 (13.59%) Degree
15 14 (13.59%) OOP
15 14 (13.59%) OO
15 14 (13.59%) Ansible
16 13 (12.62%) .NET
17 12 (11.65%) JSON
17 12 (11.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 8 (7.77%) Apache
2 5 (4.85%) nginx
3 4 (3.88%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.91%) Documentum
4 3 (2.91%) IIS
4 3 (2.91%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.94%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.94%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.94%) JBoss
5 2 (1.94%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.94%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.97%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.97%) Captiva
6 1 (0.97%) Confluence
6 1 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.97%) Mule
6 1 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.97%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (2.91%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.91%) MS Office
2 2 (1.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 1 (0.97%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 17 (16.50%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (8.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.94%) IaaS
3 2 (1.94%) PaaS
3 2 (1.94%) SaaS
4 1 (0.97%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.97%) DigitalOcean
4 1 (0.97%) GitHub
4 1 (0.97%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.97%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.97%) Linode
4 1 (0.97%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.85%) DNS
2 4 (3.88%) DHCP
3 3 (2.91%) Firewall
3 3 (2.91%) LDAP
3 3 (2.91%) SSH
4 2 (1.94%) BGP
4 2 (1.94%) HTTP
4 2 (1.94%) IPsec
4 2 (1.94%) LAN
4 2 (1.94%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.97%) GPRS
5 1 (0.97%) HSPA
5 1 (0.97%) ICMP
5 1 (0.97%) IPv4
5 1 (0.97%) LTE
5 1 (0.97%) OSPF
5 1 (0.97%) WCDMA
5 1 (0.97%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.97%) WiMAX
5 1 (0.97%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (18.45%) MySQL
2 10 (9.71%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.83%) NoSQL
4 5 (4.85%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.88%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (2.91%) Redis
7 2 (1.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.94%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.94%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.94%) TokuMX
8 1 (0.97%) DataStage
8 1 (0.97%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.97%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 17 (16.50%) Git (software)
2 11 (10.68%) gulp
3 10 (9.71%) Aptana Studio
3 10 (9.71%) Firebug
3 10 (9.71%) Grunt
3 10 (9.71%) PhpStorm
4 8 (7.77%) Jenkins
5 5 (4.85%) Subversion
6 4 (3.88%) Vagrant
7 2 (1.94%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.94%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.94%) Gatling
7 2 (1.94%) Gradle
7 2 (1.94%) JIRA
7 2 (1.94%) JMeter
7 2 (1.94%) LoadRunner
7 2 (1.94%) Selenium
7 2 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.97%) git-flow
8 1 (0.97%) GitLab
General
1 5 (4.85%) Advertising
1 5 (4.85%) Games
2 3 (2.91%) Law
2 3 (2.91%) Marketing
3 2 (1.94%) Automotive
3 2 (1.94%) Finance
4 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (33.01%) Developer
2 19 (18.45%) PHP Developer
3 14 (13.59%) Administrator
4 13 (12.62%) DevOps Engineer
5 12 (11.65%) Linux Administrator
5 12 (11.65%) Support Specialist
5 12 (11.65%) Systems Administrator
5 12 (11.65%) Unix Specialist
5 12 (11.65%) Unix Support
5 12 (11.65%) Unix Support Specialist
6 11 (10.68%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 8 (7.77%) Linux Support
8 7 (6.80%) Senior Developer
9 5 (4.85%) Linux Engineer
9 5 (4.85%) Linux Specialist
9 5 (4.85%) Support Engineer
10 4 (3.88%) Analyst
10 4 (3.88%) Software Developer
10 4 (3.88%) Support Analyst
10 4 (3.88%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (25.24%) HTML
2 24 (23.30%) CSS
3 16 (15.53%) XML
4 13 (12.62%) .NET
5 12 (11.65%) JSON
6 8 (7.77%) jQuery
7 7 (6.80%) HTML5
7 7 (6.80%) Web Services
8 6 (5.83%) Node.js
9 5 (4.85%) LAMP
9 5 (4.85%) REST
10 4 (3.88%) AngularJS
10 4 (3.88%) Laravel
10 4 (3.88%) LEMP Stack
10 4 (3.88%) React
11 3 (2.91%) ASP.NET
12 2 (1.94%) MFC
12 2 (1.94%) SOAP
12 2 (1.94%) Symfony
12 2 (1.94%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.71%) Computer Science
2 7 (6.80%) Public Cloud
3 4 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.91%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.91%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.91%) Mathematics
4 3 (2.91%) Physics
4 3 (2.91%) Telematics
5 2 (1.94%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.94%) Tandem
6 1 (0.97%) Statistics
6 1 (0.97%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 38 (36.89%) Unix
2 23 (22.33%) AIX
2 23 (22.33%) Solaris
3 18 (17.48%) Windows
4 12 (11.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (7.77%) CentOS
6 7 (6.80%) Windows Server
7 4 (3.88%) Android
7 4 (3.88%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.94%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.94%) Windows 2000
8 2 (1.94%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.97%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.97%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.97%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (28.16%) ITIL
2 24 (23.30%) DevOps
3 21 (20.39%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (14.56%) Data Protection
5 14 (13.59%) OO
5 14 (13.59%) OOP
6 12 (11.65%) Web Development
7 11 (10.68%) Software Engineering
8 10 (9.71%) Configuration Management
8 10 (9.71%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (7.77%) Scrum
10 6 (5.83%) Open Source
11 5 (4.85%) MVC
12 4 (3.88%) Analytics
12 4 (3.88%) Case Management
12 4 (3.88%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (3.88%) Mentoring
12 4 (3.88%) Problem Management
12 4 (3.88%) SDLC
12 4 (3.88%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 32 (31.07%) PHP
2 29 (28.16%) Java
3 25 (24.27%) SQL
4 24 (23.30%) JavaScript
5 19 (18.45%) Python
6 9 (8.74%) Ruby
7 8 (7.77%) Bash Shell
8 6 (5.83%) C++
8 6 (5.83%) Groovy
8 6 (5.83%) Perl
8 6 (5.83%) Scala
9 4 (3.88%) Clojure
9 4 (3.88%) Jython
9 4 (3.88%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.94%) C#
10 2 (1.94%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.94%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.94%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.97%) C
11 1 (0.97%) Go
Qualifications
1 20 (19.42%) ITIL Certification
2 14 (13.59%) Degree
3 11 (10.68%) Security Cleared
4 9 (8.74%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.91%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.94%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.97%) CCNA
7 1 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.97%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.71%) SLA
2 4 (3.88%) QA
System Software
1 9 (8.74%) Docker
2 4 (3.88%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.88%) LXC
3 3 (2.91%) NFS
4 2 (1.94%) Gluster
4 2 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.97%) etcd
5 1 (0.97%) flannel
5 1 (0.97%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.97%) iptables
5 1 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.97%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.97%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (19.42%) Puppet
2 19 (18.45%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (13.59%) Ansible
4 5 (4.85%) Salt
5 3 (2.91%) Nagios
5 3 (2.91%) ZABBIX
6 2 (1.94%) Graphite
6 2 (1.94%) Graylog
6 2 (1.94%) HAProxy
6 2 (1.94%) Icinga
6 2 (1.94%) logstash
6 2 (1.94%) rkt
6 2 (1.94%) Terraform
6 2 (1.94%) Zenoss
7 1 (0.97%) Cacti
7 1 (0.97%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.97%) HP SiteScope
7 1 (0.97%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.97%) OpenNMS
7 1 (0.97%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (31.07%) Red Hat
2 10 (9.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.85%) HP
3 5 (4.85%) IBM
3 5 (4.85%) Oracle
4 3 (2.91%) EMC
4 3 (2.91%) Pega
4 3 (2.91%) VMware
5 2 (1.94%) CA Agile Central
5 2 (1.94%) Google
5 2 (1.94%) Zend
6 1 (0.97%) Axway
6 1 (0.97%) Cisco
6 1 (0.97%) Citrix
6 1 (0.97%) Informatica
6 1 (0.97%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.97%) SaltStack
6 1 (0.97%) Siebel
6 1 (0.97%) WSO2
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