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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 42 15 29
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +14
Permanent jobs citing Linux 26 42 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 4.51% 11.86% 7.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.40% 56.00% 31.78%
Number of salaries quoted 23 34 37
Average salary £50,000 £36,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.93% -19.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £30,750 £28,450
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
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
134 75 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 23.26% 21.19% 22.01%
Number of salaries quoted 103 61 112
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £24,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -22 26 £50,000 +33.33% 16
Sunderland - 4 £50,000 -
Linux
North East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 46 (51.69%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (41.57%) Windows
3 29 (32.58%) Java
4 25 (28.09%) HTML
4 25 (28.09%) Open Source
5 23 (25.84%) TDD
6 21 (23.60%) Ruby
6 21 (23.60%) Python
7 19 (21.35%) PHP
8 17 (19.10%) JIRA
9 16 (17.98%) MySQL
10 15 (16.85%) JavaScript
10 15 (16.85%) Scrum
11 14 (15.73%) Firewall
11 14 (15.73%) CSS
11 14 (15.73%) Multithreading
12 13 (14.61%) HTML5
12 13 (14.61%) Puppet
12 13 (14.61%) Opscode Chef
12 13 (14.61%) Mentoring
13 12 (13.48%) Performance Monitoring
13 12 (13.48%) Web Development
13 12 (13.48%) Degree
13 12 (13.48%) Spring
13 12 (13.48%) Configuration Management
13 12 (13.48%) Games
14 11 (12.36%) UNIX
14 11 (12.36%) MS Exchange
14 11 (12.36%) Windows Server 2003
14 11 (12.36%) JSON

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 11 (12.36%) MS Exchange
1 11 (12.36%) Exchange Server 2007
1 11 (12.36%) Confluence
2 7 (7.87%) Apache
3 6 (6.74%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (6.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (5.62%) IIS
5 3 (3.37%) Lync
6 2 (2.25%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.25%) AquaLogic
7 1 (1.12%) nginx
7 1 (1.12%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (10.11%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.62%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.62%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.12%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.73%) Firewall
2 9 (10.11%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (7.87%) DHCP
3 7 (7.87%) TCP/IP
3 7 (7.87%) DNS
3 7 (7.87%) SAN
4 6 (6.74%) NAS
5 4 (4.49%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.12%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.12%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.98%) MySQL
2 11 (12.36%) MongoDB
2 11 (12.36%) NoSQL
2 11 (12.36%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.12%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (19.10%) JIRA
2 11 (12.36%) Selenium
2 11 (12.36%) Jenkins
3 10 (11.24%) Git (software)
4 5 (5.62%) PHPUnit
5 3 (3.37%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.37%) LoadRunner
6 2 (2.25%) Subversion
7 1 (1.12%) Maven
7 1 (1.12%) Facilita Forecast
7 1 (1.12%) Ant
7 1 (1.12%) JUnit
7 1 (1.12%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.12%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (1.12%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 12 (13.48%) Games
2 7 (7.87%) Marketing
3 5 (5.62%) French Language
3 5 (5.62%) German Language
3 5 (5.62%) Italian Language
4 4 (4.49%) Finance
5 3 (3.37%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.25%) Automotive
7 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.12%) Front Office
7 1 (1.12%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 31 (34.83%) Developer
2 18 (20.22%) Software Developer
3 11 (12.36%) Architect
3 11 (12.36%) Solutions Architect
3 11 (12.36%) Support Engineer
4 9 (10.11%) Java Developer
4 9 (10.11%) PHP Developer
4 9 (10.11%) Operations Engineer
4 9 (10.11%) Web Engineer
5 8 (8.99%) Administrator
5 8 (8.99%) Systems Administrator
5 8 (8.99%) Tester
6 7 (7.87%) Java Software Developer
7 5 (5.62%) Agile Test Analyst
7 5 (5.62%) Principal Software Developer
7 5 (5.62%) Linux Administrator
7 5 (5.62%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 5 (5.62%) Analyst
7 5 (5.62%) Test Analyst
7 5 (5.62%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (28.09%) HTML
2 14 (15.73%) CSS
3 13 (14.61%) HTML5
4 12 (13.48%) Spring
5 11 (12.36%) JSON
5 11 (12.36%) RESTful
5 11 (12.36%) Django
6 7 (7.87%) OpenGL
7 6 (6.74%) Laravel
8 5 (5.62%) LAMP
8 5 (5.62%) CodeIgniter
8 5 (5.62%) Symfony
9 4 (4.49%) Zend Framework
10 3 (3.37%) SOAP
10 3 (3.37%) XML
10 3 (3.37%) XHTML
10 3 (3.37%) .NET
10 3 (3.37%) jQuery
11 2 (2.25%) Doctrine
11 2 (2.25%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 25 (28.09%) Open Source
2 7 (7.87%) CUDA
2 7 (7.87%) Visualisation
2 7 (7.87%) 3D Graphics
2 7 (7.87%) Algorithms
3 4 (4.49%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.25%) Replication
4 2 (2.25%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.12%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.12%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.12%) RIA
5 1 (1.12%) DTV
5 1 (1.12%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 37 (41.57%) Windows
2 11 (12.36%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (12.36%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (12.36%) UNIX
3 5 (5.62%) CentOS
4 4 (4.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.25%) Debian
6 1 (1.12%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.12%) Android
6 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (51.69%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (25.84%) TDD
3 15 (16.85%) Scrum
4 14 (15.73%) Multithreading
5 13 (14.61%) Mentoring
6 12 (13.48%) Performance Monitoring
6 12 (13.48%) Web Development
6 12 (13.48%) Configuration Management
7 11 (12.36%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (12.36%) Kanban
8 10 (11.24%) Unit Testing
8 10 (11.24%) MVC
9 9 (10.11%) Image Processing
10 8 (8.99%) OO
11 7 (7.87%) OOD
11 7 (7.87%) Game Development
11 7 (7.87%) 3D Visualisation
12 6 (6.74%) Performance Testing
12 6 (6.74%) Automated Testing
12 6 (6.74%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 29 (32.58%) Java
2 21 (23.60%) Python
2 21 (23.60%) Ruby
3 19 (21.35%) PHP
4 15 (16.85%) JavaScript
5 11 (12.36%) Scala
6 10 (11.24%) C++
7 9 (10.11%) C#
8 8 (8.99%) SQL
9 6 (6.74%) Perl
10 5 (5.62%) PowerShell
11 4 (4.49%) Bash Shell
11 4 (4.49%) Shell Script
12 3 (3.37%) C
13 2 (2.25%) PL/SQL
13 2 (2.25%) PHP5
14 1 (1.12%) Objective-C
14 1 (1.12%) Embedded C
14 1 (1.12%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 12 (13.48%) Degree
2 7 (7.87%) PhD
3 5 (5.62%) CCNA
3 5 (5.62%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (5.62%) MCSE
3 5 (5.62%) MCSA
4 1 (1.12%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.12%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.24%) QA
2 8 (8.99%) SLA
3 4 (4.49%) ISO 9000
4 1 (1.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (10.11%) VMware ESX
2 6 (6.74%) Hyper-V
2 6 (6.74%) NFS
3 5 (5.62%) XenApp
3 5 (5.62%) XenServer
3 5 (5.62%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (14.61%) Puppet
1 13 (14.61%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.25%) OpenView
3 1 (1.12%) Nagios
3 1 (1.12%) Cacti
Vendors
1 11 (12.36%) Zend
2 10 (11.24%) VMware
3 6 (6.74%) Red Hat
3 6 (6.74%) Symantec
3 6 (6.74%) Cisco
3 6 (6.74%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.62%) HP
4 5 (5.62%) Oracle
4 5 (5.62%) Citrix
5 2 (2.25%) Informatica
5 2 (2.25%) Dell
6 1 (1.12%) Sybase
6 1 (1.12%) SAP
6 1 (1.12%) Perforce
6 1 (1.12%) Percona
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
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Optimus Search
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits package
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Salary: £27000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
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