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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 15 10 13
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 82 75 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 12.28% 14.76% 14.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.42% 58.59% 57.03%
Number of salaries quoted 53 73 63
Average salary £34,250 £38,625 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.32% -3.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £22,500 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £47,218 £50,000 £45,500
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
208 128 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 31.14% 25.20% 26.18%
Number of salaries quoted 158 120 109
Average salary £32,250 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £50,000
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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -5 72 £34,500 -13.75% 23
Gateshead -12 8 £27,500 - 1
South Shields -1 4 £32,500 +44.44%
Sunderland - 4 £27,500 - 1
North Shields - 4 £32,500 -
Linux
North East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 69 (50.00%) Java
2 53 (38.41%) UNIX
3 51 (36.96%) SQL
4 45 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (29.71%) Windows
6 36 (26.09%) HTML
7 31 (22.46%) C#
7 31 (22.46%) JavaScript
7 31 (22.46%) Degree
8 30 (21.74%) MySQL
9 29 (21.01%) C
10 27 (19.57%) Relational Database
11 26 (18.84%) Mentoring
11 26 (18.84%) Python
12 24 (17.39%) C++
13 22 (15.94%) XML
14 21 (15.22%) PHP
14 21 (15.22%) Web Services
14 21 (15.22%) Ruby
15 20 (14.49%) VMware
15 20 (14.49%) MS Excel
15 20 (14.49%) ITIL
16 19 (13.77%) Spring
17 18 (13.04%) TDD
17 18 (13.04%) Firewall
17 18 (13.04%) SOAP
17 18 (13.04%) OO
17 18 (13.04%) Open Source
18 17 (12.32%) CSS
18 17 (12.32%) Oracle

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 10 (7.25%) Tomcat
2 9 (6.52%) Confluence
2 9 (6.52%) MS Exchange
2 9 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (3.62%) Apache
5 3 (2.17%) JBoss
6 2 (1.45%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.45%) IIS
7 1 (0.72%) Moodle
7 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.72%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.72%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.72%) Documentum
7 1 (0.72%) SAS
7 1 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.72%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.72%) CMS
Applications
1 20 (14.49%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.17%) MS Office
3 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.90%) SaaS
1 4 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (13.04%) Firewall
2 16 (11.59%) DNS
2 16 (11.59%) SAN
3 15 (10.87%) TCP/IP
4 14 (10.14%) DHCP
5 9 (6.52%) NAS
5 9 (6.52%) Intrusion Detection
6 8 (5.80%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.72%) LDAP
7 1 (0.72%) FTP
7 1 (0.72%) HTTP
7 1 (0.72%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (21.74%) MySQL
2 27 (19.57%) Relational Database
3 12 (8.70%) SQL Server
4 11 (7.97%) MongoDB
5 9 (6.52%) Oracle Database
5 9 (6.52%) NoSQL
6 6 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (4.35%) Jackrabbit
7 5 (3.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (3.62%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (2.17%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.45%) DB2
9 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (12.32%) Selenium
2 12 (8.70%) Jenkins
3 10 (7.25%) JIRA
4 7 (5.07%) Maven
4 7 (5.07%) Subversion
5 6 (4.35%) Git (software)
6 5 (3.62%) Facilita Forecast
6 5 (3.62%) Visual Studio
6 5 (3.62%) QuickTest Pro
6 5 (3.62%) LoadRunner
7 3 (2.17%) Hudson
7 3 (2.17%) Redmine
7 3 (2.17%) JUnit
8 2 (1.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.45%) TestNG
9 1 (0.72%) GDB
9 1 (0.72%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.72%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.72%) Ant
General
1 9 (6.52%) Games
2 8 (5.80%) Finance
3 7 (5.07%) German Language
4 6 (4.35%) Italian Language
4 6 (4.35%) French Language
5 3 (2.17%) Marketing
6 2 (1.45%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.72%) Front Office
7 1 (0.72%) Electronics
7 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.72%) Advertising
7 1 (0.72%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 45 (32.61%) Developer
2 23 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 19 (13.77%) Analyst
4 14 (10.14%) Administrator
4 14 (10.14%) Support Engineer
4 14 (10.14%) Systems Administrator
4 14 (10.14%) Java Developer
5 10 (7.25%) Web Engineer
6 9 (6.52%) Operations Engineer
6 9 (6.52%) Architect
6 9 (6.52%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (5.80%) PHP Developer
7 8 (5.80%) Support Analyst
7 8 (5.80%) Technical Support
8 7 (5.07%) Applications Support
8 7 (5.07%) Software Engineer
8 7 (5.07%) DBA
8 7 (5.07%) Linux Administrator
8 7 (5.07%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 6 (4.35%) Senior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (26.09%) HTML
2 22 (15.94%) XML
3 21 (15.22%) Web Services
4 19 (13.77%) Spring
5 18 (13.04%) SOAP
6 17 (12.32%) CSS
7 13 (9.42%) jQuery
8 12 (8.70%) HTML5
9 11 (7.97%) JSON
10 9 (6.52%) RESTful
10 9 (6.52%) Django
11 7 (5.07%) OpenGL
12 6 (4.35%) MooTools
12 6 (4.35%) Apache Wicket
12 6 (4.35%) JAX-WS
12 6 (4.35%) JSR 170
12 6 (4.35%) Java EE
13 5 (3.62%) XHTML
13 5 (3.62%) Zend Framework
13 5 (3.62%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.04%) Open Source
2 15 (10.87%) Client/Server
3 14 (10.14%) Computer Science
4 12 (8.70%) Replication
5 9 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (5.07%) CUDA
7 6 (4.35%) Mathematics
7 6 (4.35%) Visualisation
8 5 (3.62%) Smartcard
8 5 (3.62%) Clustering
8 5 (3.62%) PACS
9 4 (2.90%) Algorithms
10 3 (2.17%) Mobile App
10 3 (2.17%) NHS
10 3 (2.17%) 3D Graphics
11 1 (0.72%) DTV
11 1 (0.72%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.72%) Wiki
11 1 (0.72%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 53 (38.41%) UNIX
2 41 (29.71%) Windows
3 12 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (5.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (3.62%) CentOS
6 3 (2.17%) Debian
7 2 (1.45%) SUSE
7 2 (1.45%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.45%) Solaris
7 2 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.72%) Android
8 1 (0.72%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.72%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.72%) AIX
8 1 (0.72%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (18.84%) Mentoring
3 20 (14.49%) ITIL
4 18 (13.04%) TDD
4 18 (13.04%) OO
5 16 (11.59%) Software Engineering
6 15 (10.87%) Waterfall
7 14 (10.14%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (10.14%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (7.97%) Business Continuity
9 10 (7.25%) Configuration Management
9 10 (7.25%) DevOps
10 9 (6.52%) Performance Monitoring
10 9 (6.52%) Multithreading
10 9 (6.52%) Kanban
10 9 (6.52%) Project Management
10 9 (6.52%) Scrum
10 9 (6.52%) Web Development
11 8 (5.80%) MVC
12 7 (5.07%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 69 (50.00%) Java
2 51 (36.96%) SQL
3 31 (22.46%) C#
3 31 (22.46%) JavaScript
4 29 (21.01%) C
5 26 (18.84%) Python
6 24 (17.39%) C++
7 21 (15.22%) PHP
7 21 (15.22%) Ruby
8 14 (10.14%) Perl
9 11 (7.97%) Bash Shell
10 9 (6.52%) Scala
11 8 (5.80%) Shell Script
12 6 (4.35%) PL/SQL
13 5 (3.62%) T-SQL
13 5 (3.62%) VB
14 3 (2.17%) VBA
14 3 (2.17%) XPath
14 3 (2.17%) PHP5
14 3 (2.17%) LotusScript
Qualifications
1 31 (22.46%) Degree
2 4 (2.90%) SC Cleared
2 4 (2.90%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.17%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (2.17%) Sun Certification
3 3 (2.17%) PhD
3 3 (2.17%) OCPJP
4 2 (1.45%) CCNA
4 2 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.72%) MCSE
5 1 (0.72%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.59%) SLA
2 6 (4.35%) QA
3 5 (3.62%) DICOM
System Software
1 15 (10.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (10.14%) Hyper-V
3 10 (7.25%) VMware ESX
4 8 (5.80%) NFS
5 7 (5.07%) Active Directory
6 2 (1.45%) KVM
7 1 (0.72%) XenApp
7 1 (0.72%) XenServer
7 1 (0.72%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.72%) Xen
7 1 (0.72%) Samba
Systems Management
1 11 (7.97%) Puppet
2 9 (6.52%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (3.62%) WSUS
4 2 (1.45%) Nagios
4 2 (1.45%) Zenoss
5 1 (0.72%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 20 (14.49%) VMware
2 17 (12.32%) Oracle
3 16 (11.59%) Microsoft
4 13 (9.42%) Red Hat
5 9 (6.52%) Cisco
6 8 (5.80%) Zend
6 8 (5.80%) Symantec
7 4 (2.90%) HP
8 3 (2.17%) Dell
8 3 (2.17%) Sun
9 2 (1.45%) Progress
9 2 (1.45%) IBM
10 1 (0.72%) Blackboard
10 1 (0.72%) Citrix
10 1 (0.72%) Apple
10 1 (0.72%) Lotus
10 1 (0.72%) SAP
10 1 (0.72%) Perforce
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + incentives, pension, pmi
Posted: 4 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Salary: benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + package
Posted: 13 days ago
Sunderland
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £21000 - £26000 per annum + incentives, pension, pmi
Posted: 13 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £27000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: £45,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 21 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + training development
Posted: 22 days ago