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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 39 32 21
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -11
Permanent jobs citing Linux 21 34 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 4.87% 6.75% 10.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.86% 26.36% 53.85%
Number of salaries quoted 18 30 29
Average salary £37,000 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.10% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £30,000 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
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
88 129 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 20.42% 25.60% 18.68%
Number of salaries quoted 72 101 58
Average salary £37,000 £30,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.33% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,400 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 £50,000
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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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 -18 17 £37,000 -21.64% 11
Jarrow - 2 - -
Sunderland +8 1 £28,000 -44.00%
Linux
North East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 24 (48.00%) JavaScript
2 20 (40.00%) HTML
2 20 (40.00%) MySQL
2 20 (40.00%) CSS
3 17 (34.00%) Python
4 16 (32.00%) Java
5 15 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (30.00%) QA
6 14 (28.00%) SQL
7 13 (26.00%) SOAP
7 13 (26.00%) REST
8 12 (24.00%) SaaS
9 11 (22.00%) Selenium
9 11 (22.00%) Windows
9 11 (22.00%) PHP
10 10 (20.00%) XML
11 8 (16.00%) XSD
11 8 (16.00%) SQL Server
11 8 (16.00%) Unix
11 8 (16.00%) Java EE
11 8 (16.00%) AngularJS
12 7 (14.00%) JUnit
12 7 (14.00%) C
12 7 (14.00%) JBoss
13 6 (12.00%) Scrum
13 6 (12.00%) VMware
13 6 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 6 (12.00%) TestNG
13 6 (12.00%) Open Source
14 5 (10.00%) Test Scripting

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 7 (14.00%) JBoss
2 4 (8.00%) IIS
3 3 (6.00%) Apache
4 1 (2.00%) CMS
4 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.00%) Node.js
4 1 (2.00%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Office
2 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (2.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (24.00%) SaaS
2 3 (6.00%) PaaS
3 2 (4.00%) GitHub
3 2 (4.00%) Mimecast
3 2 (4.00%) Office 365
4 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.00%) Firewall
1 5 (10.00%) VPN
2 4 (8.00%) LAN
2 4 (8.00%) SNMP
3 3 (6.00%) DNS
3 3 (6.00%) Internet
3 3 (6.00%) SAN
3 3 (6.00%) Wireless
3 3 (6.00%) ZigBee
4 2 (4.00%) DHCP
4 2 (4.00%) MPLS
4 2 (4.00%) NAS
4 2 (4.00%) Network Security
4 2 (4.00%) SSL
4 2 (4.00%) VoIP
4 2 (4.00%) WAN
5 1 (2.00%) Bluetooth
5 1 (2.00%) Intranet
5 1 (2.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (40.00%) MySQL
2 8 (16.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.00%) Big Data
5 1 (2.00%) DataStage
5 1 (2.00%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (22.00%) Selenium
2 7 (14.00%) JUnit
3 6 (12.00%) TestNG
4 5 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (10.00%) Hudson
4 5 (10.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (6.00%) Subversion
5 3 (6.00%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.00%) GitLab
6 1 (2.00%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (6.00%) Electronics
1 3 (6.00%) Marketing
2 1 (2.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (44.00%) Developer
2 9 (18.00%) Senior Developer
3 8 (16.00%) Analyst
4 7 (14.00%) Java Developer
4 7 (14.00%) PHP Developer
4 7 (14.00%) Test Engineer
5 6 (12.00%) QA Engineer
5 6 (12.00%) Test Analyst
5 6 (12.00%) Tester
6 5 (10.00%) C Developer
6 5 (10.00%) QA Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) QA Test Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) QA Test Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) QA Tester
7 4 (8.00%) Senior C Developer
7 4 (8.00%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Applications Developer
8 3 (6.00%) PHP Web Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Web Applications Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (40.00%) CSS
1 20 (40.00%) HTML
2 13 (26.00%) REST
2 13 (26.00%) SOAP
3 10 (20.00%) XML
4 8 (16.00%) AngularJS
4 8 (16.00%) Java EE
4 8 (16.00%) XSD
5 5 (10.00%) .NET
5 5 (10.00%) Ajax
5 5 (10.00%) Flash
5 5 (10.00%) JSON
6 4 (8.00%) jQuery
6 4 (8.00%) LAMP
7 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET
7 3 (6.00%) HTML5
8 2 (4.00%) Visualforce
9 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 1 (2.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.00%) Internet of Things
4 1 (2.00%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (2.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.00%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.00%) Windows
2 8 (16.00%) Unix
3 3 (6.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.00%) CentOS
4 2 (4.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (12.00%) Open Source
2 6 (12.00%) Scrum
3 5 (10.00%) Migration
3 5 (10.00%) MVC
3 5 (10.00%) Performance Testing
3 5 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 4 (8.00%) Front End Development
4 4 (8.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (8.00%) Test Automation
4 4 (8.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (6.00%) B2B
5 3 (6.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (6.00%) Issue Tracking
5 3 (6.00%) Performance Optimisation
5 3 (6.00%) SDLC
5 3 (6.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (6.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (6.00%) TDD
5 3 (6.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 24 (48.00%) JavaScript
2 17 (34.00%) Python
3 16 (32.00%) Java
4 14 (28.00%) SQL
5 11 (22.00%) PHP
6 7 (14.00%) C
7 5 (10.00%) C#
7 5 (10.00%) Perl
8 4 (8.00%) Ruby
9 3 (6.00%) C++
9 3 (6.00%) PHP 5
10 2 (4.00%) Apex Code
10 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
10 2 (4.00%) VB
10 2 (4.00%) VB.NET
10 2 (4.00%) VBScript
11 1 (2.00%) Groovy
11 1 (2.00%) Jython
11 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
11 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.00%) Degree
1 2 (4.00%) ISEB
1 2 (4.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.00%) HND
2 1 (2.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (30.00%) QA
2 2 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.00%) Firmware
3 1 (2.00%) iptables
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.00%) VirtualBox
3 1 (2.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) Nagios
2 2 (4.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (4.00%) Windows Intune
3 1 (2.00%) Ansible
3 1 (2.00%) OpenNMS
3 1 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.00%) Puppet
3 1 (2.00%) ZABBIX
3 1 (2.00%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 6 (12.00%) VMware
2 5 (10.00%) Cisco
2 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.00%) HP
3 3 (6.00%) Oracle
3 3 (6.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.00%) Dell
4 2 (4.00%) Juniper
4 2 (4.00%) Mitel
4 2 (4.00%) Palo Alto
4 2 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (4.00%) Symantec
5 1 (2.00%) Freescale
5 1 (2.00%) IBM
5 1 (2.00%) Intel
5 1 (2.00%) Rackspace
5 1 (2.00%) SaltStack
5 1 (2.00%) Twitter
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