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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 30 12 10
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -2
Permanent jobs citing Linux 41 75 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 8.37% 11.76% 15.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.71% 38.46% 61.90%
Number of salaries quoted 35 51 76
Average salary £34,500 £34,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
96 195 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 19.59% 30.56% 24.95%
Number of salaries quoted 83 147 116
Average salary £30,000 £33,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,750 £44,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -6 41 £34,000 -1.44% 8
Sunderland -17 1 £50,000 +81.81%
Linux
North East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 45 (49.45%) Windows
2 37 (40.66%) MySQL
3 32 (35.16%) JavaScript
4 31 (34.07%) UNIX
5 30 (32.97%) CSS
6 29 (31.87%) HTML
7 28 (30.77%) Java
8 24 (26.37%) SQL
8 24 (26.37%) Python
9 23 (25.27%) REST
10 21 (23.08%) SOAP
11 19 (20.88%) Active Directory
12 17 (18.68%) XML
13 15 (16.48%) VMware
13 15 (16.48%) PHP
13 15 (16.48%) AngularJS
13 15 (16.48%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (16.48%) Java EE
13 15 (16.48%) VMware Infrastructure
14 14 (15.38%) SaaS
14 14 (15.38%) XSD
14 14 (15.38%) MS Exchange
15 13 (14.29%) SAN
15 13 (14.29%) Degree
15 13 (14.29%) JSON
16 12 (13.19%) Microsoft
17 11 (12.09%) SQL Server
18 10 (10.99%) ITIL
18 10 (10.99%) DNS
18 10 (10.99%) SharePoint

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 14 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 10 (10.99%) SharePoint
3 9 (9.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (8.79%) Node.js
4 8 (8.79%) JBoss
5 6 (6.59%) Apache
6 5 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (5.49%) nginx
7 3 (3.30%) Tomcat
7 3 (3.30%) CMS
7 3 (3.30%) Zope
7 3 (3.30%) Plone
8 1 (1.10%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (9.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (15.38%) SaaS
2 9 (9.89%) PaaS
3 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (14.29%) SAN
2 10 (10.99%) DNS
3 8 (8.79%) TCP/IP
3 8 (8.79%) NAS
4 6 (6.59%) Firewall
5 5 (5.49%) DHCP
5 5 (5.49%) iSCSI
6 4 (4.40%) SSL
7 3 (3.30%) Wireless
7 3 (3.30%) VPN
7 3 (3.30%) LAN
8 2 (2.20%) PBX
8 2 (2.20%) VoIP
8 2 (2.20%) Asterisk PBX
9 1 (1.10%) WAN
9 1 (1.10%) SNMP
9 1 (1.10%) Network Security
9 1 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.10%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (40.66%) MySQL
2 11 (12.09%) SQL Server
3 7 (7.69%) MongoDB
3 7 (7.69%) Big Data
4 5 (5.49%) Oracle Database
5 4 (4.40%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (3.30%) MariaDB
6 3 (3.30%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.10%) Redis
7 1 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.10%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.10%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (9.89%) Selenium
2 7 (7.69%) JUnit
3 6 (6.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (6.59%) Jenkins
4 5 (5.49%) Hudson
4 5 (5.49%) TestNG
4 5 (5.49%) Subversion
5 4 (4.40%) WebDriver
6 2 (2.20%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.20%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.20%) Gradle
6 2 (2.20%) Artifactory
6 2 (2.20%) Apache Ivy
7 1 (1.10%) gulp
7 1 (1.10%) Grunt
7 1 (1.10%) JMeter
General
1 5 (5.49%) French Language
1 5 (5.49%) German Language
1 5 (5.49%) Italian Language
1 5 (5.49%) Spanish Language
2 4 (4.40%) Hebrew Language
2 4 (4.40%) Marketing
3 3 (3.30%) Finance
4 2 (2.20%) Automotive
4 2 (2.20%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.20%) Electronics
5 1 (1.10%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (24.18%) Developer
2 16 (17.58%) Java Developer
3 15 (16.48%) Support Engineer
4 11 (12.09%) Software Engineer
5 9 (9.89%) Technical Engineer
6 8 (8.79%) Senior Developer
6 8 (8.79%) Analyst
6 8 (8.79%) Test Analyst
6 8 (8.79%) Senior Technician
7 7 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
7 7 (7.69%) Software Support Engineer
7 7 (7.69%) Technical Support Engineer
7 7 (7.69%) Technical Support
7 7 (7.69%) Administrator
8 6 (6.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (6.59%) DBA
8 6 (6.59%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (6.59%) QA Analyst
9 5 (5.49%) Oracle DBA
9 5 (5.49%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (32.97%) CSS
2 29 (31.87%) HTML
3 23 (25.27%) REST
4 21 (23.08%) SOAP
5 17 (18.68%) XML
6 15 (16.48%) Java EE
6 15 (16.48%) AngularJS
7 14 (15.38%) XSD
8 13 (14.29%) JSON
9 9 (9.89%) HTML5
10 6 (6.59%) CSS3
10 6 (6.59%) Grails
11 5 (5.49%) Ajax
11 5 (5.49%) Flash
12 2 (2.20%) Swing
12 2 (2.20%) Web Services
12 2 (2.20%) .NET
12 2 (2.20%) Hibernate
12 2 (2.20%) Spring
12 2 (2.20%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.49%) Computer Science
1 5 (5.49%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.30%) Visualisation
2 3 (3.30%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (3.30%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.30%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.10%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.10%) Device Driver
3 1 (1.10%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (1.10%) Statistics
3 1 (1.10%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 45 (49.45%) Windows
2 31 (34.07%) UNIX
3 5 (5.49%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (5.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (5.49%) CentOS
4 3 (3.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.20%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (16.48%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (10.99%) ITIL
3 8 (8.79%) Software Engineering
4 7 (7.69%) Network Management
5 5 (5.49%) Performance Testing
5 5 (5.49%) TDD
5 5 (5.49%) Scrum
5 5 (5.49%) Open Source
6 4 (4.40%) Service Delivery
6 4 (4.40%) OO
6 4 (4.40%) Configuration Management
7 3 (3.30%) OOD
7 3 (3.30%) MVC
7 3 (3.30%) Unit Testing
7 3 (3.30%) Software Testing
7 3 (3.30%) Web Development
7 3 (3.30%) Multithreading
7 3 (3.30%) Waterfall
8 2 (2.20%) Automation Testing
8 2 (2.20%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 32 (35.16%) JavaScript
2 28 (30.77%) Java
3 24 (26.37%) SQL
3 24 (26.37%) Python
4 15 (16.48%) PHP
5 8 (8.79%) Perl
5 8 (8.79%) Groovy
6 5 (5.49%) Ruby
6 5 (5.49%) T-SQL
6 5 (5.49%) PL/SQL
7 4 (4.40%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.30%) C++
8 3 (3.30%) C
9 2 (2.20%) C#
9 2 (2.20%) PHP5
9 2 (2.20%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 13 (14.29%) Degree
2 4 (4.40%) ISEB
2 4 (4.40%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.30%) MCSA
4 2 (2.20%) CCNA
4 2 (2.20%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.10%) MCSE
5 1 (1.10%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.79%) SLA
1 8 (8.79%) QA
2 1 (1.10%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 19 (20.88%) Active Directory
2 15 (16.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 5 (5.49%) VMware ESX
4 5 (5.49%) NFS
5 4 (4.40%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (3.30%) qmail
6 3 (3.30%) Postfix
6 3 (3.30%) Varnish
7 2 (2.20%) vSphere
7 2 (2.20%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (4.40%) Puppet
1 4 (4.40%) Ansible
2 3 (3.30%) systemd
2 3 (3.30%) HAProxy
3 2 (2.20%) Vagrant
3 2 (2.20%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 15 (16.48%) VMware
2 12 (13.19%) Microsoft
3 9 (9.89%) Cisco
4 6 (6.59%) Red Hat
5 5 (5.49%) Oracle
6 4 (4.40%) HP
6 4 (4.40%) NetApp
7 3 (3.30%) Convergys
7 3 (3.30%) Dell
8 1 (1.10%) Juniper
8 1 (1.10%) Symantec
8 1 (1.10%) OpenText
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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