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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 21 35 15
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -20
Permanent jobs citing Linux 55 35 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 10.07% 6.94% 11.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.74% 36.84% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 46 31 47
Median salary £43,619 £35,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+24.62% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,218
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +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
135 95 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 24.73% 18.85% 31.10%
Number of salaries quoted 108 79 146
Median salary £40,000 £30,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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 25 September 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 25 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +9 50 £44,738 +27.82% 17
Gateshead - 4 £35,750 -
Sunderland +10 1 £23,500 -53.00%
Linux
North East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, 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 47 (43.93%) Windows
2 38 (35.51%) ITIL
2 38 (35.51%) Unix
2 38 (35.51%) Red Hat
3 33 (30.84%) SQL
4 32 (29.91%) Windows Server
5 27 (25.23%) TCP/IP
6 26 (24.30%) Solaris
7 24 (22.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 22 (20.56%) AIX
8 22 (20.56%) MySQL
8 22 (20.56%) Java
9 20 (18.69%) Microsoft
10 18 (16.82%) Perl
10 18 (16.82%) Opscode Chef
11 17 (15.89%) Puppet
12 16 (14.95%) SQL Server
13 15 (14.02%) HP
13 15 (14.02%) Shell Script
13 15 (14.02%) VMware
14 14 (13.08%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (13.08%) VMware Infrastructure
14 14 (13.08%) Active Directory
14 14 (13.08%) Service Management
14 14 (13.08%) Ansible
14 14 (13.08%) DevOps
15 13 (12.15%) Change Management
15 13 (12.15%) Python
15 13 (12.15%) CentOS
16 12 (11.21%) SCOM

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 (7.48%) Apache
1 8 (7.48%) IIS
2 7 (6.54%) OpenStack
2 7 (6.54%) Skype for Business
3 6 (5.61%) Documentum
3 6 (5.61%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (5.61%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (5.61%) MS Exchange
3 6 (5.61%) nginx
3 6 (5.61%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.74%) Confluence
5 3 (2.80%) Captiva
5 3 (2.80%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.87%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.87%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.87%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.93%) JBoss
7 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (1.87%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.87%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.93%) MS Office
2 1 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.93%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.93%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.28%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (7.48%) Office 365
3 4 (3.74%) DigitalOcean
3 4 (3.74%) Linode
3 4 (3.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.80%) SaaS
5 1 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.93%) GitHub
5 1 (0.93%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.93%) IaaS
5 1 (0.93%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (25.23%) TCP/IP
2 11 (10.28%) Firewall
3 10 (9.35%) DNS
4 8 (7.48%) LAN
5 7 (6.54%) DHCP
5 7 (6.54%) LDAP
6 6 (5.61%) Skype
7 5 (4.67%) SAN
7 5 (4.67%) SSH
7 5 (4.67%) WAN
8 4 (3.74%) BGP
8 4 (3.74%) IPsec
9 2 (1.87%) NAS
9 2 (1.87%) VPN
10 1 (0.93%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (0.93%) GPRS
10 1 (0.93%) IPv4
10 1 (0.93%) SNMP
10 1 (0.93%) WCDMA
10 1 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (20.56%) MySQL
2 16 (14.95%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.67%) MongoDB
3 5 (4.67%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (3.74%) Redis
4 4 (3.74%) TokuMX
5 3 (2.80%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.87%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.93%) DataStage
7 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.93%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (7.48%) Git (software)
2 7 (6.54%) Vagrant
3 4 (3.74%) JIRA
4 3 (2.80%) Subversion
5 2 (1.87%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.87%) Selenium
5 2 (1.87%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.87%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.93%) GCC
6 1 (0.93%) GDB
6 1 (0.93%) GitLab
General
1 3 (2.80%) Games
1 3 (2.80%) Marketing
2 2 (1.87%) Advertising
2 2 (1.87%) Finance
2 2 (1.87%) German Language
3 1 (0.93%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 22 (20.56%) Support Engineer
2 17 (15.89%) Linux Support
3 12 (11.21%) Unix Support
4 11 (10.28%) Administrator
4 11 (10.28%) Linux Specialist
4 11 (10.28%) Support Specialist
4 11 (10.28%) Unix Specialist
4 11 (10.28%) Unix Support Specialist
5 9 (8.41%) Automation Engineer
5 9 (8.41%) Developer
6 8 (7.48%) Linux Engineer
6 8 (7.48%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (6.54%) Consultant
8 6 (5.61%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (5.61%) IT Consultant
8 6 (5.61%) Senior Consultant
8 6 (5.61%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (4.67%) Linux Support Engineer
9 5 (4.67%) Operations Manager
9 5 (4.67%) Senior IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.28%) CSS
1 11 (10.28%) HTML
2 6 (5.61%) HTML5
3 5 (4.67%) CSS3
4 4 (3.74%) jQuery
4 4 (3.74%) LAMP
4 4 (3.74%) LEMP Stack
4 4 (3.74%) Node.js
5 3 (2.80%) Regular Expression
6 2 (1.87%) .NET
6 2 (1.87%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.87%) Alternative PHP Cache
6 2 (1.87%) Kafka
6 2 (1.87%) MFC
6 2 (1.87%) Samza
6 2 (1.87%) Spring
6 2 (1.87%) WCF
6 2 (1.87%) Web Services
6 2 (1.87%) XML
7 1 (0.93%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.48%) Public Cloud
2 7 (6.54%) Driving Licence
3 5 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.67%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.74%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.74%) IBM Mainframe
4 4 (3.74%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.80%) Telematics
6 2 (1.87%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.87%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.87%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.87%) Statistics
7 1 (0.93%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.93%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.93%) Physics
7 1 (0.93%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 47 (43.93%) Windows
2 38 (35.51%) Unix
3 32 (29.91%) Windows Server
4 26 (24.30%) Solaris
5 24 (22.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (20.56%) AIX
7 13 (12.15%) CentOS
8 11 (10.28%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (5.61%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (5.61%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (3.74%) Ubuntu
10 4 (3.74%) zOS
11 3 (2.80%) HPUX
11 3 (2.80%) Windows XP
12 2 (1.87%) Debian
12 2 (1.87%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.93%) Kali Linux
13 1 (0.93%) OS/400
13 1 (0.93%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.93%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (35.51%) ITIL
2 14 (13.08%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (13.08%) DevOps
2 14 (13.08%) Service Management
3 13 (12.15%) Change Management
4 12 (11.21%) Change Control
5 10 (9.35%) Incident Management
5 10 (9.35%) Project Management
5 10 (9.35%) Server Monitoring
5 10 (9.35%) Software Engineering
6 9 (8.41%) Data Protection
7 8 (7.48%) Problem Management
8 7 (6.54%) Case Management
8 7 (6.54%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (6.54%) CRM
8 7 (6.54%) Web Development
9 6 (5.61%) Configuration Management
9 6 (5.61%) Content Management
9 6 (5.61%) Mentoring
9 6 (5.61%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (30.84%) SQL
2 22 (20.56%) Java
3 18 (16.82%) Perl
4 15 (14.02%) Shell Script
5 13 (12.15%) Python
6 12 (11.21%) PHP
7 11 (10.28%) JavaScript
8 9 (8.41%) VB
9 6 (5.61%) Ruby
10 5 (4.67%) C++
11 4 (3.74%) Jython
11 4 (3.74%) Korn
11 4 (3.74%) PHP 5
12 3 (2.80%) Bash Shell
12 3 (2.80%) Bourne shell
12 3 (2.80%) C
12 3 (2.80%) Groovy
12 3 (2.80%) PowerShell
12 3 (2.80%) VBScript
13 2 (1.87%) Scala
Qualifications
1 12 (11.21%) ITIL Certification
2 10 (9.35%) Security Cleared
3 8 (7.48%) Degree
3 8 (7.48%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.87%) CCNA
4 2 (1.87%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.93%) CISA
5 1 (0.93%) CISM
5 1 (0.93%) CISSP
5 1 (0.93%) MCSA
5 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.61%) SLA
2 4 (3.74%) QA
3 2 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (13.08%) Active Directory
1 14 (13.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (6.54%) VMware ESX
2 7 (6.54%) vSphere
3 6 (5.61%) LXC
4 5 (4.67%) NFS
5 4 (3.74%) Docker
5 4 (3.74%) Gluster
5 4 (3.74%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 4 (3.74%) VirtualBox
5 4 (3.74%) Xen
6 3 (2.80%) iptables
7 2 (1.87%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 18 (16.82%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (15.89%) Puppet
3 14 (13.08%) Ansible
4 12 (11.21%) Nagios
4 12 (11.21%) SCOM
5 9 (8.41%) Tivoli
6 8 (7.48%) SCCM
6 8 (7.48%) ZABBIX
7 7 (6.54%) Salt
8 5 (4.67%) HP SiteScope
8 5 (4.67%) Zenoss
9 4 (3.74%) Graphite
9 4 (3.74%) Graylog
9 4 (3.74%) HAProxy
9 4 (3.74%) Icinga
9 4 (3.74%) logstash
9 4 (3.74%) MOM
9 4 (3.74%) OpenNMS
9 4 (3.74%) Unicenter
10 1 (0.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 38 (35.51%) Red Hat
2 20 (18.69%) Microsoft
3 15 (14.02%) HP
3 15 (14.02%) VMware
4 10 (9.35%) Cisco
4 10 (9.35%) Oracle
5 8 (7.48%) CA
5 8 (7.48%) IBM
6 7 (6.54%) Citrix
6 7 (6.54%) Juniper
6 7 (6.54%) Veeam
7 6 (5.61%) EMC
7 6 (5.61%) Pega
8 4 (3.74%) Google
8 4 (3.74%) Rackspace
8 4 (3.74%) SaltStack
9 2 (1.87%) Rally
10 1 (0.93%) Fortinet
10 1 (0.93%) Opsware
10 1 (0.93%) Palo Alto
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