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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 19 31 13
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -18
Permanent jobs citing Linux 62 42 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 10.02% 8.22% 11.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.24% 40.78% 38.71%
Number of salaries quoted 57 36 48
Median salary £41,500 £35,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.57% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £24,560 £26,150
10% offered a salary of more than £46,600 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
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
158 103 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 25.53% 20.16% 28.93%
Number of salaries quoted 136 90 139
Median salary £40,000 £30,000 £32,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -8.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,700 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +2.73%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +1 54 £42,500 +21.42% 23
Gateshead - 6 £28,000 - 1
Sunderland +13 2 £30,500 -39.00%
Linux
North East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 48 (48.98%) Windows
2 34 (34.69%) ITIL
3 33 (33.67%) Windows Server
4 32 (32.65%) Unix
5 31 (31.63%) SQL
5 31 (31.63%) Red Hat
6 27 (27.55%) TCP/IP
7 23 (23.47%) MySQL
8 22 (22.45%) Solaris
9 21 (21.43%) Perl
9 21 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 20 (20.41%) Java
11 19 (19.39%) Microsoft
12 18 (18.37%) SQL Server
12 18 (18.37%) AIX
13 17 (17.35%) Shell Script
14 14 (14.29%) VMware
14 14 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
14 14 (14.29%) Service Management
14 14 (14.29%) CSS
14 14 (14.29%) HTML
14 14 (14.29%) HP
15 13 (13.27%) JavaScript
15 13 (13.27%) Change Management
15 13 (13.27%) Active Directory
15 13 (13.27%) Opscode Chef
16 12 (12.24%) CentOS
16 12 (12.24%) Puppet
16 12 (12.24%) Change Control
16 12 (12.24%) 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 (8.16%) OpenStack
2 7 (7.14%) IIS
2 7 (7.14%) Skype for Business
3 6 (6.12%) Apache
3 6 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (6.12%) MS Exchange
3 6 (6.12%) nginx
3 6 (6.12%) SharePoint
4 5 (5.10%) Documentum
5 4 (4.08%) Confluence
6 3 (3.06%) Captiva
7 2 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (2.04%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.04%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.02%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (2.04%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.04%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.02%) MS Office
2 1 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.02%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.20%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (7.14%) Office 365
3 4 (4.08%) DigitalOcean
3 4 (4.08%) Linode
3 4 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.06%) Force.com
4 3 (3.06%) SaaS
5 1 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.02%) GitHub
5 1 (1.02%) Google Analytics
5 1 (1.02%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.02%) IaaS
5 1 (1.02%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (27.55%) TCP/IP
2 10 (10.20%) Firewall
3 9 (9.18%) DNS
4 8 (8.16%) LAN
5 6 (6.12%) DHCP
5 6 (6.12%) LDAP
5 6 (6.12%) Skype
6 5 (5.10%) SAN
6 5 (5.10%) WAN
7 4 (4.08%) BGP
7 4 (4.08%) IPsec
7 4 (4.08%) SSH
8 2 (2.04%) NAS
8 2 (2.04%) VPN
9 1 (1.02%) GPRS
9 1 (1.02%) IPv4
9 1 (1.02%) SNMP
9 1 (1.02%) WCDMA
9 1 (1.02%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.02%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (23.47%) MySQL
2 18 (18.37%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.10%) MongoDB
3 5 (5.10%) NoSQL
3 5 (5.10%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (4.08%) Redis
4 4 (4.08%) TokuMX
5 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.02%) DataStage
6 1 (1.02%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.02%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.02%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.02%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (9.18%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.12%) Vagrant
3 4 (4.08%) JIRA
4 3 (3.06%) Subversion
5 2 (2.04%) Selenium
5 2 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.04%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.02%) GitLab
6 1 (1.02%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (3.06%) Marketing
2 2 (2.04%) Finance
2 2 (2.04%) Games
2 2 (2.04%) German Language
3 1 (1.02%) Advertising
3 1 (1.02%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 22 (22.45%) Support Engineer
2 15 (15.31%) Linux Support
3 10 (10.20%) Unix Support
4 9 (9.18%) Administrator
4 9 (9.18%) Automation Engineer
4 9 (9.18%) Linux Specialist
4 9 (9.18%) Support Specialist
4 9 (9.18%) Unix Specialist
4 9 (9.18%) Unix Support Specialist
5 8 (8.16%) Developer
6 7 (7.14%) Consultant
6 7 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
6 7 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (6.12%) IT Consultant
7 6 (6.12%) Senior Consultant
8 5 (5.10%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 5 (5.10%) Operations Manager
8 5 (5.10%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
8 5 (5.10%) Software Engineer
8 5 (5.10%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.29%) CSS
1 14 (14.29%) HTML
2 7 (7.14%) HTML5
3 5 (5.10%) .NET
3 5 (5.10%) CSS3
4 4 (4.08%) jQuery
4 4 (4.08%) LEMP Stack
4 4 (4.08%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (3.06%) LAMP
5 3 (3.06%) Node.js
5 3 (3.06%) Regular Expression
5 3 (3.06%) Web Services
6 2 (2.04%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.04%) Alternative PHP Cache
6 2 (2.04%) MFC
6 2 (2.04%) WCF
6 2 (2.04%) XML
7 1 (1.02%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (1.02%) React
7 1 (1.02%) Samza
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.14%) Driving Licence
2 6 (6.12%) Public Cloud
3 5 (5.10%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.10%) Mainframe
4 4 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.08%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (3.06%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.06%) Replication
6 2 (2.04%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.04%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.04%) Statistics
6 2 (2.04%) Telematics
7 1 (1.02%) Clustering
7 1 (1.02%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.02%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.02%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.02%) Physics
7 1 (1.02%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.02%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 48 (48.98%) Windows
2 33 (33.67%) Windows Server
3 32 (32.65%) Unix
4 22 (22.45%) Solaris
5 21 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (18.37%) AIX
7 12 (12.24%) CentOS
8 11 (11.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (5.10%) zOS
11 3 (3.06%) HPUX
11 3 (3.06%) Ubuntu
11 3 (3.06%) Windows XP
12 2 (2.04%) Debian
12 2 (2.04%) Windows 7
13 1 (1.02%) CoreOS
13 1 (1.02%) Kali Linux
13 1 (1.02%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (1.02%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (34.69%) ITIL
2 14 (14.29%) Service Management
3 13 (13.27%) Change Management
4 12 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (12.24%) Change Control
5 10 (10.20%) Incident Management
5 10 (10.20%) Project Management
5 10 (10.20%) Server Monitoring
6 9 (9.18%) DevOps
6 9 (9.18%) Software Engineering
7 8 (8.16%) Problem Management
8 7 (7.14%) CRM
9 6 (6.12%) Case Management
9 6 (6.12%) Configuration Management
9 6 (6.12%) Data Protection
9 6 (6.12%) Quality Management
9 6 (6.12%) Web Development
10 5 (5.10%) Content Management
10 5 (5.10%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (5.10%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 31 (31.63%) SQL
2 21 (21.43%) Perl
3 20 (20.41%) Java
4 17 (17.35%) Shell Script
5 13 (13.27%) JavaScript
6 11 (11.22%) PHP
7 10 (10.20%) Python
8 9 (9.18%) VB
9 7 (7.14%) Ruby
10 6 (6.12%) PowerShell
11 5 (5.10%) C++
12 4 (4.08%) Korn
12 4 (4.08%) PHP 5
13 3 (3.06%) Bourne shell
13 3 (3.06%) Jython
13 3 (3.06%) VBScript
14 2 (2.04%) Bash Shell
14 2 (2.04%) C
14 2 (2.04%) C#
14 2 (2.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (9.18%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (8.16%) Security Cleared
3 7 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 6 (6.12%) Degree
5 2 (2.04%) CCNA
5 2 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.02%) CISA
6 1 (1.02%) CISM
6 1 (1.02%) CISSP
6 1 (1.02%) MCSA
6 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.14%) QA
2 5 (5.10%) SLA
3 2 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (13.27%) Active Directory
3 7 (7.14%) LXC
3 7 (7.14%) VMware ESX
3 7 (7.14%) vSphere
4 4 (4.08%) Docker
4 4 (4.08%) Gluster
4 4 (4.08%) NFS
4 4 (4.08%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 4 (4.08%) VirtualBox
4 4 (4.08%) Xen
5 2 (2.04%) iptables
5 2 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.02%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (13.27%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (12.24%) Puppet
2 12 (12.24%) SCOM
3 11 (11.22%) Ansible
3 11 (11.22%) Nagios
4 9 (9.18%) Tivoli
5 8 (8.16%) SCCM
5 8 (8.16%) ZABBIX
6 5 (5.10%) HP SiteScope
6 5 (5.10%) Salt
7 4 (4.08%) Graphite
7 4 (4.08%) Graylog
7 4 (4.08%) HAProxy
7 4 (4.08%) Icinga
7 4 (4.08%) logstash
7 4 (4.08%) MOM
7 4 (4.08%) OpenNMS
7 4 (4.08%) Unicenter
7 4 (4.08%) Zenoss
8 1 (1.02%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 31 (31.63%) Red Hat
2 19 (19.39%) Microsoft
3 14 (14.29%) HP
3 14 (14.29%) VMware
4 10 (10.20%) Cisco
5 9 (9.18%) Oracle
6 8 (8.16%) CA
6 8 (8.16%) IBM
7 7 (7.14%) Citrix
7 7 (7.14%) Juniper
7 7 (7.14%) Veeam
8 5 (5.10%) EMC
8 5 (5.10%) Google
8 5 (5.10%) Pega
9 4 (4.08%) Rackspace
9 4 (4.08%) SaltStack
10 2 (2.04%) Rally
11 1 (1.02%) Opsware
11 1 (1.02%) Palo Alto
11 1 (1.02%) Sun
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