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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 19 20 23
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 59 45 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 9.61% 10.14% 9.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.54% 45.00% 38.98%
Number of salaries quoted 48 42 43
Average salary £35,000 £40,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.58% +20.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £24,800 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,750 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
166 100 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 27.04% 22.52% 23.65%
Number of salaries quoted 133 92 98
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £46,000 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -1 55 £35,000 -22.22% 4
Sunderland -1 4 £47,500 +46.15%
Gateshead -22 3 £27,000 -1.81% 1
Linux
North East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 64 (48.48%) Java
2 53 (40.15%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (36.36%) Windows
4 46 (34.85%) SQL
5 41 (31.06%) UNIX
6 33 (25.00%) C#
7 32 (24.24%) HTML
8 28 (21.21%) Relational Database
9 27 (20.45%) Mentoring
9 27 (20.45%) Degree
10 25 (18.94%) C++
10 25 (18.94%) PHP
10 25 (18.94%) Python
11 24 (18.18%) MySQL
11 24 (18.18%) Open Source
12 23 (17.42%) JavaScript
13 22 (16.67%) C
13 22 (16.67%) TDD
14 21 (15.91%) Ruby
14 21 (15.91%) XML
15 19 (14.39%) CSS
15 19 (14.39%) SOAP
15 19 (14.39%) Firewall
16 17 (12.88%) ITIL
16 17 (12.88%) Selenium
17 16 (12.12%) JIRA
17 16 (12.12%) Waterfall
18 15 (11.36%) VMware
18 15 (11.36%) Client/Server
18 15 (11.36%) Web Services

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (7.58%) Confluence
2 9 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2007
2 9 (6.82%) MS Exchange
3 8 (6.06%) Apache
4 5 (3.79%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (3.79%) IIS
4 5 (3.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (3.03%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.52%) Lync
6 2 (1.52%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.76%) JBoss
7 1 (0.76%) Documentum
7 1 (0.76%) SAS
7 1 (0.76%) CMS
7 1 (0.76%) nginx
7 1 (0.76%) Moodle
7 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (9.85%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.79%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.52%) SaaS
3 1 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.76%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (14.39%) Firewall
2 12 (9.09%) DNS
3 11 (8.33%) DHCP
3 11 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 10 (7.58%) SAN
5 9 (6.82%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (3.79%) NAS
7 3 (2.27%) iSCSI
8 2 (1.52%) HTTP
9 1 (0.76%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.76%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (21.21%) Relational Database
2 24 (18.18%) MySQL
3 10 (7.58%) MongoDB
3 10 (7.58%) NoSQL
4 7 (5.30%) Oracle Database
4 7 (5.30%) SQL Server
5 6 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (3.79%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (2.27%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.52%) DB2
8 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (12.88%) Selenium
2 16 (12.12%) JIRA
3 12 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 12 (9.09%) Git (software)
4 8 (6.06%) LoadRunner
5 6 (4.55%) QuickTest Pro
5 6 (4.55%) Visual Studio
5 6 (4.55%) Facilita Forecast
6 5 (3.79%) PHPUnit
7 4 (3.03%) JUnit
8 3 (2.27%) Redmine
9 2 (1.52%) Ant
9 2 (1.52%) Subversion
9 2 (1.52%) Maven
9 2 (1.52%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.52%) Hudson
9 2 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (1.52%) TestNG
10 1 (0.76%) Oracle Forms
General
1 12 (9.09%) Games
2 8 (6.06%) Marketing
3 4 (3.03%) French Language
3 4 (3.03%) German Language
3 4 (3.03%) Italian Language
4 2 (1.52%) Finance
4 2 (1.52%) Automotive
5 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.76%) Advertising
5 1 (0.76%) Front Office
5 1 (0.76%) Electronics
5 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (32.58%) Developer
2 25 (18.94%) Software Developer
3 21 (15.91%) Analyst
4 12 (9.09%) PHP Developer
5 10 (7.58%) Architect
5 10 (7.58%) Systems Administrator
5 10 (7.58%) Solutions Architect
5 10 (7.58%) Administrator
5 10 (7.58%) Support Engineer
5 10 (7.58%) Java Developer
5 10 (7.58%) Web Engineer
6 9 (6.82%) Operations Engineer
6 9 (6.82%) Software Engineer
6 9 (6.82%) Test Analyst
7 8 (6.06%) Technical Support
8 7 (5.30%) Tester
8 7 (5.30%) Principal Software Developer
9 6 (4.55%) Applications Support
9 6 (4.55%) Programmer
9 6 (4.55%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (24.24%) HTML
2 21 (15.91%) XML
3 19 (14.39%) CSS
3 19 (14.39%) SOAP
4 15 (11.36%) Web Services
4 15 (11.36%) Spring
5 11 (8.33%) HTML5
6 10 (7.58%) Django
6 10 (7.58%) RESTful
6 10 (7.58%) JSON
7 7 (5.30%) OpenGL
8 6 (4.55%) XHTML
8 6 (4.55%) Zend Framework
8 6 (4.55%) Laravel
9 5 (3.79%) CodeIgniter
9 5 (3.79%) Symfony
9 5 (3.79%) LAMP
9 5 (3.79%) Ajax
10 4 (3.03%) Doctrine
11 3 (2.27%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 24 (18.18%) Open Source
2 15 (11.36%) Client/Server
3 10 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.30%) CUDA
4 7 (5.30%) Computer Science
4 7 (5.30%) Visualisation
5 6 (4.55%) Replication
6 5 (3.79%) PACS
6 5 (3.79%) Smartcard
6 5 (3.79%) 3D Graphics
6 5 (3.79%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.27%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.27%) NHS
8 1 (0.76%) DTV
8 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.76%) Statistics
8 1 (0.76%) Clustering
8 1 (0.76%) RIA
8 1 (0.76%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.76%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 48 (36.36%) Windows
2 41 (31.06%) UNIX
3 11 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (5.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (3.79%) CentOS
6 3 (2.27%) Debian
7 2 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.76%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.76%) Android
8 1 (0.76%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.76%) SUSE
8 1 (0.76%) AIX
8 1 (0.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (40.15%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (20.45%) Mentoring
3 22 (16.67%) TDD
4 17 (12.88%) ITIL
5 16 (12.12%) Waterfall
6 14 (10.61%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (9.85%) Configuration Management
7 13 (9.85%) Scrum
8 12 (9.09%) MVC
8 12 (9.09%) Multithreading
8 12 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
9 11 (8.33%) Software Engineering
9 11 (8.33%) Web Development
9 11 (8.33%) OO
10 10 (7.58%) Kanban
11 9 (6.82%) Image Processing
11 9 (6.82%) DevOps
11 9 (6.82%) Change Management
11 9 (6.82%) Unit Testing
12 7 (5.30%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 64 (48.48%) Java
2 46 (34.85%) SQL
3 33 (25.00%) C#
4 25 (18.94%) C++
4 25 (18.94%) PHP
4 25 (18.94%) Python
5 23 (17.42%) JavaScript
6 22 (16.67%) C
7 21 (15.91%) Ruby
8 14 (10.61%) Perl
9 10 (7.58%) Scala
10 8 (6.06%) Shell Script
11 7 (5.30%) Bash Shell
12 5 (3.79%) PowerShell
12 5 (3.79%) VB
13 3 (2.27%) VBA
13 3 (2.27%) LotusScript
13 3 (2.27%) XPath
13 3 (2.27%) PHP5
14 2 (1.52%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (20.45%) Degree
2 5 (3.79%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.79%) PhD
2 5 (3.79%) CCNA
2 5 (3.79%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.03%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.03%) MCSE
3 4 (3.03%) MCSA
4 3 (2.27%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (2.27%) Sun Certification
4 3 (2.27%) OCPJP
5 1 (0.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.58%) SLA
1 10 (7.58%) QA
2 5 (3.79%) DICOM
3 1 (0.76%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (7.58%) Hyper-V
2 8 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (6.06%) VMware ESX
3 6 (4.55%) Active Directory
4 5 (3.79%) NFS
5 4 (3.03%) XenApp
5 4 (3.03%) XenServer
6 1 (0.76%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.76%) Samba
6 1 (0.76%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (9.09%) Puppet
1 12 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (3.03%) WSUS
3 1 (0.76%) Cacti
3 1 (0.76%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.76%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (11.36%) VMware
2 13 (9.85%) Zend
2 13 (9.85%) Oracle
3 12 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 11 (8.33%) Cisco
5 10 (7.58%) Red Hat
6 5 (3.79%) Symantec
7 4 (3.03%) HP
7 4 (3.03%) Dell
7 4 (3.03%) Citrix
8 3 (2.27%) Sun
9 2 (1.52%) IBM
10 1 (0.76%) SAP
10 1 (0.76%) Progress
10 1 (0.76%) Perforce
10 1 (0.76%) Blackboard
10 1 (0.76%) Percona
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £37000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 19 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum DOE + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago