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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 39 12 13
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 32 61 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 5.63% 14.12% 12.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.62% 58.10% 47.44%
Number of salaries quoted 30 55 65
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,750 £45,000 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%
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
130 105 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 22.89% 24.31% 26.04%
Number of salaries quoted 113 90 140
Average salary £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £23,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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 -21 30 £37,500 +7.14% 7
Sunderland - 3 £50,000 -
Gateshead -11 1 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Linux
North East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 37 (42.05%) Windows
1 37 (42.05%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (28.41%) Java
3 20 (22.73%) HTML
4 19 (21.59%) PHP
5 18 (20.45%) TDD
6 17 (19.32%) Open Source
6 17 (19.32%) Python
7 16 (18.18%) JavaScript
7 16 (18.18%) Ruby
8 15 (17.05%) Degree
8 15 (17.05%) SQL
8 15 (17.05%) UNIX
9 13 (14.77%) MS Exchange
9 13 (14.77%) MySQL
9 13 (14.77%) CSS
9 13 (14.77%) JIRA
10 12 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
11 11 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
11 11 (12.50%) Scrum
11 11 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (12.50%) TCP/IP
12 10 (11.36%) MS Excel
12 10 (11.36%) Oracle
12 10 (11.36%) VMware
12 10 (11.36%) Firewall
12 10 (11.36%) MVC
12 10 (11.36%) QA
12 10 (11.36%) Multithreading

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 13 (14.77%) MS Exchange
2 11 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (7.95%) Confluence
3 7 (7.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (7.95%) Apache
4 6 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (5.68%) IIS
6 3 (3.41%) Node.js
6 3 (3.41%) Lync
7 2 (2.27%) WebLogic
7 2 (2.27%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.27%) AquaLogic
8 1 (1.14%) CMS
8 1 (1.14%) nginx
Applications
1 10 (11.36%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.68%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.14%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 10 (11.36%) Firewall
3 9 (10.23%) SAN
4 8 (9.09%) DNS
4 8 (9.09%) DHCP
4 8 (9.09%) NAS
5 5 (5.68%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (4.55%) iSCSI
6 4 (4.55%) HTTP
7 2 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.14%) Wireless
8 1 (1.14%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.14%) GPRS
8 1 (1.14%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.77%) MySQL
2 7 (7.95%) MongoDB
2 7 (7.95%) NoSQL
2 7 (7.95%) Oracle Database
2 7 (7.95%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.68%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 13 (14.77%) JIRA
2 10 (11.36%) Git (software)
3 7 (7.95%) Selenium
3 7 (7.95%) Jenkins
4 5 (5.68%) PHPUnit
5 4 (4.55%) Subversion
6 3 (3.41%) LoadRunner
6 3 (3.41%) JUnit
6 3 (3.41%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.27%) Gradle
7 2 (2.27%) Artifactory
7 2 (2.27%) Apache Ivy
8 1 (1.14%) Facilita Forecast
8 1 (1.14%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.14%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (1.14%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (1.14%) Ant
8 1 (1.14%) Maven
General
1 8 (9.09%) Games
2 7 (7.95%) Marketing
3 6 (6.82%) Italian Language
4 5 (5.68%) French Language
4 5 (5.68%) German Language
5 4 (4.55%) Finance
6 3 (3.41%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.27%) Automotive
7 2 (2.27%) Electronics
8 1 (1.14%) Front Office
8 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.14%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 28 (31.82%) Developer
2 17 (19.32%) Software Developer
3 13 (14.77%) Support Engineer
4 8 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 8 (9.09%) Tester
5 7 (7.95%) Junior
5 7 (7.95%) Architect
5 7 (7.95%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (7.95%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (7.95%) Administrator
5 7 (7.95%) PHP Developer
6 6 (6.82%) Java Software Developer
6 6 (6.82%) Technical Support
6 6 (6.82%) Technical Support Engineer
6 6 (6.82%) Technical Engineer
7 5 (5.68%) DBA
7 5 (5.68%) Oracle DBA
7 5 (5.68%) Consultant
7 5 (5.68%) Analyst
7 5 (5.68%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (22.73%) HTML
2 13 (14.77%) CSS
3 10 (11.36%) Spring
3 10 (11.36%) HTML5
4 9 (10.23%) RESTful
5 7 (7.95%) Django
5 7 (7.95%) JSON
6 6 (6.82%) Laravel
7 5 (5.68%) Symfony
7 5 (5.68%) CodeIgniter
7 5 (5.68%) LAMP
7 5 (5.68%) .NET
8 4 (4.55%) Web Services
8 4 (4.55%) OpenGL
9 3 (3.41%) XML
9 3 (3.41%) SOAP
9 3 (3.41%) jQuery
9 3 (3.41%) XHTML
10 2 (2.27%) REST
10 2 (2.27%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.32%) Open Source
2 6 (6.82%) 3D Graphics
2 6 (6.82%) Algorithms
3 5 (5.68%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.68%) Visualisation
4 4 (4.55%) CUDA
4 4 (4.55%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.14%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.14%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.14%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.14%) DTV
6 1 (1.14%) RIA
6 1 (1.14%) Replication
6 1 (1.14%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 37 (42.05%) Windows
2 15 (17.05%) UNIX
3 11 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (6.82%) CentOS
5 5 (5.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.27%) Debian
7 1 (1.14%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.14%) Android
7 1 (1.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (42.05%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (20.45%) TDD
3 11 (12.50%) Scrum
4 10 (11.36%) MVC
4 10 (11.36%) Multithreading
5 9 (10.23%) Unit Testing
5 9 (10.23%) Web Development
6 8 (9.09%) Automated Testing
6 8 (9.09%) Configuration Management
6 8 (9.09%) OO
6 8 (9.09%) OOD
6 8 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
6 8 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 7 (7.95%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (7.95%) ITIL
7 7 (7.95%) Kanban
8 6 (6.82%) Performance Testing
8 6 (6.82%) Software Engineering
8 6 (6.82%) Game Development
8 6 (6.82%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 25 (28.41%) Java
2 19 (21.59%) PHP
3 17 (19.32%) Python
4 16 (18.18%) Ruby
4 16 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 15 (17.05%) SQL
6 9 (10.23%) C++
7 8 (9.09%) C#
8 7 (7.95%) Perl
8 7 (7.95%) PL/SQL
8 7 (7.95%) Scala
9 5 (5.68%) T-SQL
9 5 (5.68%) PowerShell
10 4 (4.55%) Shell Script
10 4 (4.55%) C
10 4 (4.55%) Bash Shell
11 2 (2.27%) PHP5
11 2 (2.27%) Groovy
12 1 (1.14%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.14%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 15 (17.05%) Degree
2 6 (6.82%) PhD
2 6 (6.82%) CCNA
2 6 (6.82%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (5.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (5.68%) MCSE
3 5 (5.68%) MCSA
4 1 (1.14%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.36%) QA
2 9 (10.23%) SLA
3 4 (4.55%) ISO 9000
4 1 (1.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (10.23%) VMware ESX
2 6 (6.82%) NFS
2 6 (6.82%) Hyper-V
3 5 (5.68%) XenApp
3 5 (5.68%) XenServer
3 5 (5.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.55%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (2.27%) Active Directory
5 2 (2.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (11.36%) Puppet
3 2 (2.27%) Vagrant
3 2 (2.27%) OpenView
4 1 (1.14%) Nagios
4 1 (1.14%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.14%) Cacti
Vendors
1 10 (11.36%) Oracle
1 10 (11.36%) VMware
2 9 (10.23%) Zend
3 8 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 7 (7.95%) Cisco
5 6 (6.82%) Red Hat
5 6 (6.82%) Symantec
6 5 (5.68%) HP
6 5 (5.68%) Citrix
7 2 (2.27%) Informatica
7 2 (2.27%) Dell
8 1 (1.14%) Sybase
8 1 (1.14%) SAP
8 1 (1.14%) BT
8 1 (1.14%) Perforce
8 1 (1.14%) Percona
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to £35,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Newton Blue
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Newton Blue
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum DOE + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago