The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Tyne and Wear region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 16 17 13
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Linux 64 65 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 10.06% 12.38% 10.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.65% 61.90% 34.94%
Number of salaries quoted 49 64 49
Average salary £34,000 £38,813 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.39% +10.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,800 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,750 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Operating Systems Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
170 105 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 26.73% 20.00% 29.07%
Number of salaries quoted 133 94 138
Average salary £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Linux
North East

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 0 58 £34,250 -14.37% 25
Sunderland +3 6 £27,500 - 2
South Shields +4 2 £32,500 +44.44%
Gateshead - 2 £32,500 - 1
North Shields - 2 £32,500 -
Linux
North East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 68 (48.92%) UNIX
2 62 (44.60%) Java
3 53 (38.13%) Windows
4 40 (28.78%) SQL
5 37 (26.62%) HTML
6 33 (23.74%) JavaScript
6 33 (23.74%) C
6 33 (23.74%) C#
7 32 (23.02%) Finance
7 32 (23.02%) Spring
7 32 (23.02%) Degree
8 30 (21.58%) Software Engineering
8 30 (21.58%) MySQL
9 29 (20.86%) Web Services
10 27 (19.42%) Subversion
11 26 (18.71%) VMware
11 26 (18.71%) SAN
12 25 (17.99%) DNS
12 25 (17.99%) OO
12 25 (17.99%) MS Excel
13 23 (16.55%) DHCP
14 22 (15.83%) Python
14 22 (15.83%) C++
14 22 (15.83%) jQuery
15 21 (15.11%) Maven
15 21 (15.11%) Oracle
15 21 (15.11%) ITIL
15 21 (15.11%) Tomcat
15 21 (15.11%) Hyper-V
16 20 (14.39%) VMware Infrastructure

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 21 (15.11%) Tomcat
2 16 (11.51%) MS Exchange
3 15 (10.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (10.79%) Exchange Server 2007
3 15 (10.79%) Exchange Server 2003
4 14 (10.07%) Apache
5 5 (3.60%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.16%) IIS
7 2 (1.44%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.44%) Tuxedo
7 2 (1.44%) Moodle
8 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.72%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.72%) Documentum
8 1 (0.72%) SAS
8 1 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.72%) WebSphere
Applications
1 25 (17.99%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.44%) MS Office
3 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.16%) SaaS
2 2 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (18.71%) SAN
2 25 (17.99%) DNS
3 23 (16.55%) DHCP
4 20 (14.39%) TCP/IP
5 16 (11.51%) NAS
6 15 (10.79%) iSCSI
7 10 (7.19%) Firewall
7 10 (7.19%) HTTP
8 3 (2.16%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (1.44%) VPN
9 2 (1.44%) FTP
9 2 (1.44%) LDAP
10 1 (0.72%) OSPF
10 1 (0.72%) BGP
10 1 (0.72%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (21.58%) MySQL
2 18 (12.95%) Jackrabbit
2 18 (12.95%) Relational Database
3 16 (11.51%) SQL Server
4 14 (10.07%) Oracle Database
5 5 (3.60%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (3.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.16%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.16%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.44%) DB2
7 2 (1.44%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.72%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 27 (19.42%) Subversion
2 21 (15.11%) Maven
3 14 (10.07%) Jenkins
4 13 (9.35%) JUnit
5 10 (7.19%) Git (software)
6 8 (5.76%) Visual Studio
7 5 (3.60%) Selenium
8 3 (2.16%) Facilita Forecast
8 3 (2.16%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (2.16%) LoadRunner
9 2 (1.44%) Ant
9 2 (1.44%) Hudson
10 1 (0.72%) TestNG
10 1 (0.72%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.72%) Redmine
10 1 (0.72%) GDB
10 1 (0.72%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 32 (23.02%) Finance
2 13 (9.35%) German Language
3 12 (8.63%) Italian Language
3 12 (8.63%) French Language
4 5 (3.60%) Games
5 2 (1.44%) Marketing
5 2 (1.44%) Publishing
5 2 (1.44%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.72%) Electronics
6 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.72%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 48 (34.53%) Developer
2 28 (20.14%) Support Engineer
3 22 (15.83%) Java Developer
4 16 (11.51%) Administrator
4 16 (11.51%) Systems Administrator
4 16 (11.51%) Software Developer
5 15 (10.79%) Analyst
6 14 (10.07%) Software Engineer
7 10 (7.19%) Server Support Engineer
7 10 (7.19%) Server Engineer
7 10 (7.19%) Server Support
8 9 (6.47%) Support Analyst
8 9 (6.47%) Linux Support
9 8 (5.76%) Linux Engineer
9 8 (5.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 8 (5.76%) Linux Administrator
9 8 (5.76%) Technical Support
10 7 (5.04%) Linux Support Engineer
10 7 (5.04%) Linux Server Engineer
10 7 (5.04%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (26.62%) HTML
2 32 (23.02%) Spring
3 29 (20.86%) Web Services
4 22 (15.83%) jQuery
5 20 (14.39%) Java EE
6 19 (13.67%) Apache Wicket
7 18 (12.95%) JAX-WS
7 18 (12.95%) JSR 170
7 18 (12.95%) MooTools
8 16 (11.51%) CSS
9 14 (10.07%) XML
10 12 (8.63%) SOAP
11 11 (7.91%) REST
11 11 (7.91%) Ruby on Rails
12 10 (7.19%) .NET
13 9 (6.47%) Guice
13 9 (6.47%) Play Framework
13 9 (6.47%) JSON
13 9 (6.47%) Django
14 8 (5.76%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.67%) Computer Science
2 18 (12.95%) Mathematics
3 11 (7.91%) Open Source
4 9 (6.47%) Replication
5 8 (5.76%) Client/Server
6 5 (3.60%) Visualisation
6 5 (3.60%) CUDA
6 5 (3.60%) Clustering
7 3 (2.16%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.16%) Smartcard
7 3 (2.16%) 3D Graphics
7 3 (2.16%) PACS
8 2 (1.44%) Statistics
8 2 (1.44%) GPGPU
9 1 (0.72%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.72%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.72%) DTV
9 1 (0.72%) NHS
9 1 (0.72%) VLE
9 1 (0.72%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 68 (48.92%) UNIX
2 53 (38.13%) Windows
3 20 (14.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (12.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (8.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (5.76%) SUSE
6 8 (5.76%) Solaris
7 5 (3.60%) CentOS
8 4 (2.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (2.88%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.72%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.72%) AIX
9 1 (0.72%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.72%) Debian
9 1 (0.72%) Fedora
9 1 (0.72%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (21.58%) Software Engineering
2 25 (17.99%) OO
3 21 (15.11%) ITIL
4 20 (14.39%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (9.35%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (8.63%) Automated Testing
6 12 (8.63%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (8.63%) Performance Tuning
7 10 (7.19%) Business Continuity
7 10 (7.19%) Configuration Management
7 10 (7.19%) Image Processing
8 9 (6.47%) Web Development
9 8 (5.76%) Web Design
9 8 (5.76%) Project Management
9 8 (5.76%) Waterfall
10 7 (5.04%) TDD
10 7 (5.04%) Scrum
10 7 (5.04%) Multithreading
11 6 (4.32%) DevOps
11 6 (4.32%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 62 (44.60%) Java
2 40 (28.78%) SQL
3 33 (23.74%) JavaScript
3 33 (23.74%) C
3 33 (23.74%) C#
4 22 (15.83%) Python
4 22 (15.83%) C++
5 20 (14.39%) Ruby
6 9 (6.47%) Scala
6 9 (6.47%) PHP
7 8 (5.76%) Perl
7 8 (5.76%) Bash Shell
8 6 (4.32%) Shell Script
8 6 (4.32%) PL/SQL
9 5 (3.60%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.16%) VB
11 2 (1.44%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.72%) Fortran
12 1 (0.72%) VBA
12 1 (0.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 32 (23.02%) Degree
2 2 (1.44%) PhD
2 2 (1.44%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.44%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.72%) MCSA
3 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (0.72%) RHCE
3 1 (0.72%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.72%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (14.39%) SLA
2 3 (2.16%) QA
2 3 (2.16%) DICOM
System Software
1 21 (15.11%) Hyper-V
2 20 (14.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (11.51%) VMware ESX
4 15 (10.79%) NFS
5 14 (10.07%) Active Directory
6 7 (5.04%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 2 (1.44%) KVM
7 2 (1.44%) XenServer
8 1 (0.72%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (5.04%) Tivoli
2 6 (4.32%) Nagios
3 5 (3.60%) Puppet
4 4 (2.88%) WSUS
5 3 (2.16%) Ganglia
5 3 (2.16%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (2.16%) collectd
5 3 (2.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (1.44%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 26 (18.71%) VMware
2 21 (15.11%) Oracle
3 19 (13.67%) Red Hat
4 15 (10.79%) Symantec
5 13 (9.35%) Microsoft
6 9 (6.47%) Cisco
6 9 (6.47%) Google
7 8 (5.76%) IBM
8 5 (3.60%) Citrix
9 4 (2.88%) JBoss
10 3 (2.16%) HP
11 2 (1.44%) Zend
11 2 (1.44%) TIBCO
11 2 (1.44%) Progress
11 2 (1.44%) Blackboard
12 1 (0.72%) SAP
12 1 (0.72%) Sun
12 1 (0.72%) Lotus
12 1 (0.72%) Dell
12 1 (0.72%) Apple
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Catalyst
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
Michael Page Technology
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £44000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Salary: To £40,500 + pkg
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Catalyst
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £23,400 to £23,400 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £22,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £36000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Consult Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Accenture
Posted: 15 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Accenture
Posted: 15 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum (doe) plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 15 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Accenture
Posted: 22 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £34,000 per annum (doe) plus excellent benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: £24,000 per annum (doe) plus excellent benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: £22,000 per annum depending on experience, plus excellent benefits
Posted: 22 days ago