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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 14 9 10
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Permanent jobs citing Linux 73 84 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 11.64% 16.73% 13.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.63% 68.29% 51.09%
Number of salaries quoted 47 81 57
Average salary £34,500 £39,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.53% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,218 £50,000 £42,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
194 123 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 30.94% 24.50% 27.24%
Number of salaries quoted 144 117 117
Average salary £34,500 £30,750 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.19% -0.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -6 62 £34,500 -13.75% 19
Gateshead -1 7 £27,500 +22.22% 1
Sunderland +3 6 £27,500 - 1
South Shields 0 4 £32,500 +44.44%
North Shields - 4 £32,500 -
Linux
North East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 74 (52.48%) Java
2 64 (45.39%) UNIX
3 54 (38.30%) SQL
4 47 (33.33%) Windows
5 40 (28.37%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (27.66%) C#
6 39 (27.66%) HTML
7 38 (26.95%) C
7 38 (26.95%) Degree
8 34 (24.11%) JavaScript
9 32 (22.70%) MySQL
10 30 (21.28%) Web Services
11 28 (19.86%) Spring
12 27 (19.15%) C++
13 26 (18.44%) Relational Database
14 25 (17.73%) Mentoring
14 25 (17.73%) Python
14 25 (17.73%) Software Engineering
15 24 (17.02%) OO
16 23 (16.31%) Finance
17 22 (15.60%) VMware
17 22 (15.60%) Oracle
17 22 (15.60%) XML
18 21 (14.89%) ITIL
18 21 (14.89%) Subversion
19 20 (14.18%) Ruby
19 20 (14.18%) SAN
20 19 (13.48%) SOAP
20 19 (13.48%) Tomcat
20 19 (13.48%) MS Excel

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 19 (13.48%) Tomcat
2 10 (7.09%) Apache
3 9 (6.38%) MS Exchange
4 8 (5.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (5.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (5.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.42%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.42%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.42%) Confluence
5 2 (1.42%) Moodle
6 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.71%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.71%) IIS
6 1 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.71%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.71%) Documentum
6 1 (0.71%) SAS
Applications
1 19 (13.48%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.42%) MS Office
3 1 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.84%) SaaS
1 4 (2.84%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (14.18%) SAN
2 16 (11.35%) DNS
3 15 (10.64%) TCP/IP
4 14 (9.93%) DHCP
5 12 (8.51%) Firewall
6 9 (6.38%) NAS
7 8 (5.67%) iSCSI
8 7 (4.96%) HTTP
9 4 (2.84%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (1.42%) FTP
11 1 (0.71%) Intranet
11 1 (0.71%) LDAP
11 1 (0.71%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (22.70%) MySQL
2 26 (18.44%) Relational Database
3 15 (10.64%) Oracle Database
3 15 (10.64%) Jackrabbit
4 12 (8.51%) SQL Server
5 7 (4.96%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (3.55%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (3.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (2.84%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.13%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.42%) DB2
9 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.42%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 21 (14.89%) Subversion
2 17 (12.06%) Maven
3 14 (9.93%) Jenkins
4 10 (7.09%) JUnit
4 10 (7.09%) Selenium
4 10 (7.09%) Git (software)
5 9 (6.38%) Visual Studio
6 5 (3.55%) Facilita Forecast
6 5 (3.55%) QuickTest Pro
6 5 (3.55%) LoadRunner
7 3 (2.13%) Redmine
7 3 (2.13%) Hudson
8 2 (1.42%) Ant
8 2 (1.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.42%) JIRA
8 2 (1.42%) TestNG
9 1 (0.71%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.71%) GDB
9 1 (0.71%) Eclipse
General
1 23 (16.31%) Finance
2 9 (6.38%) Games
3 8 (5.67%) German Language
4 7 (4.96%) Italian Language
4 7 (4.96%) French Language
5 3 (2.13%) Marketing
6 2 (1.42%) Publishing
6 2 (1.42%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.71%) Electronics
7 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.71%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 51 (36.17%) Developer
2 22 (15.60%) Software Developer
3 21 (14.89%) Java Developer
4 19 (13.48%) Analyst
4 19 (13.48%) Support Engineer
5 13 (9.22%) Administrator
5 13 (9.22%) Systems Administrator
6 12 (8.51%) Software Engineer
7 9 (6.38%) Server Engineer
7 9 (6.38%) Server Support Engineer
7 9 (6.38%) Server Support
8 8 (5.67%) Programmer
8 8 (5.67%) Support Analyst
8 8 (5.67%) Linux Support
9 7 (4.96%) Linux Engineer
9 7 (4.96%) PHP Developer
9 7 (4.96%) Technical Support
9 7 (4.96%) Applications Support
9 7 (4.96%) Lead Developer
9 7 (4.96%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (27.66%) HTML
2 30 (21.28%) Web Services
3 28 (19.86%) Spring
4 22 (15.60%) XML
5 19 (13.48%) SOAP
5 19 (13.48%) jQuery
6 18 (12.77%) CSS
7 15 (10.64%) Java EE
7 15 (10.64%) JSR 170
7 15 (10.64%) MooTools
7 15 (10.64%) Apache Wicket
7 15 (10.64%) JAX-WS
8 9 (6.38%) Ajax
9 8 (5.67%) JSON
9 8 (5.67%) Ruby on Rails
9 8 (5.67%) Django
9 8 (5.67%) REST
9 8 (5.67%) HTML5
10 7 (4.96%) OpenGL
11 6 (4.26%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.77%) Computer Science
2 15 (10.64%) Client/Server
2 15 (10.64%) Mathematics
3 12 (8.51%) Replication
3 12 (8.51%) Open Source
4 8 (5.67%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.96%) CUDA
6 6 (4.26%) Visualisation
7 5 (3.55%) Clustering
7 5 (3.55%) PACS
7 5 (3.55%) Smartcard
8 3 (2.13%) 3D Graphics
8 3 (2.13%) NHS
9 2 (1.42%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.42%) Statistics
9 2 (1.42%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.42%) User Experience
10 1 (0.71%) Learning Management System
10 1 (0.71%) Wiki
10 1 (0.71%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 64 (45.39%) UNIX
2 47 (33.33%) Windows
3 12 (8.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (7.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (7.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (4.96%) SUSE
5 7 (4.96%) Solaris
6 4 (2.84%) CentOS
7 2 (1.42%) Debian
7 2 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.71%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.71%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.71%) Fedora
8 1 (0.71%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (28.37%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (17.73%) Mentoring
2 25 (17.73%) Software Engineering
3 24 (17.02%) OO
4 21 (14.89%) ITIL
5 15 (10.64%) Waterfall
6 14 (9.93%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (9.93%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (8.51%) TDD
8 11 (7.80%) Business Continuity
9 10 (7.09%) Automated Testing
9 10 (7.09%) Image Processing
9 10 (7.09%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (6.38%) DevOps
10 9 (6.38%) Multithreading
10 9 (6.38%) Web Development
10 9 (6.38%) Project Management
10 9 (6.38%) Configuration Management
11 7 (4.96%) Scrum
12 6 (4.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (52.48%) Java
2 54 (38.30%) SQL
3 39 (27.66%) C#
4 38 (26.95%) C
5 34 (24.11%) JavaScript
6 27 (19.15%) C++
7 25 (17.73%) Python
8 20 (14.18%) Ruby
9 13 (9.22%) PHP
10 11 (7.80%) Bash Shell
10 11 (7.80%) Perl
11 8 (5.67%) Shell Script
11 8 (5.67%) Scala
12 6 (4.26%) PL/SQL
13 5 (3.55%) T-SQL
13 5 (3.55%) VB
14 3 (2.13%) XPath
14 3 (2.13%) LotusScript
14 3 (2.13%) VBA
15 2 (1.42%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 38 (26.95%) Degree
2 4 (2.84%) SC Cleared
2 4 (2.84%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.13%) OCPJP
3 3 (2.13%) Sun Certification
3 3 (2.13%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (2.13%) PhD
4 1 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.71%) CCNA
4 1 (0.71%) RHCE
4 1 (0.71%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.35%) SLA
2 5 (3.55%) QA
2 5 (3.55%) DICOM
System Software
1 15 (10.64%) VMware Infrastructure
1 15 (10.64%) Hyper-V
2 10 (7.09%) Active Directory
3 9 (6.38%) VMware ESX
4 8 (5.67%) NFS
5 6 (4.26%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 2 (1.42%) KVM
7 1 (0.71%) Xen
7 1 (0.71%) Samba
Systems Management
1 6 (4.26%) Tivoli
1 6 (4.26%) Puppet
2 5 (3.55%) WSUS
3 4 (2.84%) Nagios
3 4 (2.84%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (1.42%) Ganglia
5 2 (1.42%) Zenoss
5 2 (1.42%) collectd
Vendors
1 22 (15.60%) VMware
1 22 (15.60%) Oracle
2 18 (12.77%) Red Hat
3 14 (9.93%) Microsoft
4 8 (5.67%) Symantec
4 8 (5.67%) Cisco
5 7 (4.96%) IBM
6 6 (4.26%) Google
7 5 (3.55%) Zend
8 3 (2.13%) HP
8 3 (2.13%) Citrix
8 3 (2.13%) Sun
8 3 (2.13%) JBoss
9 2 (1.42%) Progress
9 2 (1.42%) Dell
9 2 (1.42%) Blackboard
10 1 (0.71%) Apple
10 1 (0.71%) Lotus
10 1 (0.71%) SAP
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