Period
to 22 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 6 months to 22 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
22 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 19 36 22
Rank change year-on-year +17 -14 +15
Permanent jobs citing Linux 79 74 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 10.52% 6.63% 8.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.63% 38.14% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 63 67 52
Newcastle upon Tyne median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £32,667 £23,750 £24,250
90th Percentile £71,560 £58,750 £46,925
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £50,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +42.86% - +1.45%

Linux is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 177 194 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 23.57% 17.38% 25.68%
Number of salaries quoted 117 175 169
Newcastle upon Tyne median annual salary £47,500 £39,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.79% +30.00% -14.29%
10th Percentile £25,250 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £59,233 £67,500 £42,650
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year +28.57% +20.69% -14.07%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Newcastle upon Tyne

Linux
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Salary trend for Linux in Newcastle upon Tyne

Linux
Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 22 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Linux in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 22 May 2019, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Linux.

1 46 (58.23%) Python
2 39 (49.37%) DevOps
3 36 (45.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 33 (41.77%) Amazon AWS
5 32 (40.51%) Java
5 32 (40.51%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (36.71%) Ansible
7 26 (32.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 25 (31.65%) Puppet
9 24 (30.38%) Windows
10 19 (24.05%) Perl
10 19 (24.05%) Bash Shell
11 16 (20.25%) Docker
11 16 (20.25%) C++
11 16 (20.25%) Configuration Management
11 16 (20.25%) Software Engineering
12 15 (18.99%) Mentoring
12 15 (18.99%) Terraform
13 14 (17.72%) Kubernetes
13 14 (17.72%) Red Hat
13 14 (17.72%) Microsoft
14 13 (16.46%) SQL Server
14 13 (16.46%) Ruby
14 13 (16.46%) Coaching
14 13 (16.46%) Opscode Chef
14 13 (16.46%) Continuous Improvement
14 13 (16.46%) PowerShell
14 13 (16.46%) Problem-Solving
15 12 (15.19%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (15.19%) Unix

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 1 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 36 (45.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (41.77%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (11.39%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (3.80%) IaaS
4 3 (3.80%) PaaS
5 2 (2.53%) Office 365
5 2 (2.53%) SaaS
6 1 (1.27%) Datadog
6 1 (1.27%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.27%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.06%) Network Security
2 2 (2.53%) DNS
3 1 (1.27%) DSL
3 1 (1.27%) Firewall
3 1 (1.27%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.46%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.66%) NoSQL
3 7 (8.86%) MongoDB
4 6 (7.59%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (5.06%) MySQL
6 3 (3.80%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (2.53%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (1.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (1.27%) Big Data
8 1 (1.27%) DB2
8 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (7.59%) Git (software)
1 6 (7.59%) Jenkins
2 5 (6.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.27%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.27%) JIRA
3 1 (1.27%) Metasploit
3 1 (1.27%) Subversion
General
1 9 (11.39%) Finance
2 4 (5.06%) Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (41.77%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (12.66%) Consultant
2 10 (12.66%) Software Engineer
3 9 (11.39%) Analyst
4 8 (10.13%) Azure Consultant
4 8 (10.13%) Developer
4 8 (10.13%) Microsoft Consultant
5 7 (8.86%) Cloud Developer
5 7 (8.86%) Cloud Engineer
6 5 (6.33%) Software Developer
7 4 (5.06%) Administrator
7 4 (5.06%) Architect
7 4 (5.06%) Cloud Software Engineer
7 4 (5.06%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 4 (5.06%) Lead Developer
7 4 (5.06%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (5.06%) Senior DevOps
7 4 (5.06%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Lead Architect
8 3 (3.80%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.59%) Web Services
2 5 (6.33%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (3.80%) Kafka
3 3 (3.80%) Node.js
3 3 (3.80%) RESTful
4 2 (2.53%) Middleware
4 2 (2.53%) SAML
5 1 (1.27%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.27%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (1.27%) CSS3
5 1 (1.27%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (1.27%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.27%) HTML
5 1 (1.27%) HTML5
5 1 (1.27%) J2EE
5 1 (1.27%) jQuery
5 1 (1.27%) JSON
5 1 (1.27%) Spring
5 1 (1.27%) XML
5 1 (1.27%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.19%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.86%) Public Cloud
3 5 (6.33%) Data Centre
4 4 (5.06%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (3.80%) Clustering
6 2 (2.53%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.27%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (1.27%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (1.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.27%) Life Science
7 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.27%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.27%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 26 (32.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 24 (30.38%) Windows
3 12 (15.19%) Unix
4 11 (13.92%) Windows Server
5 8 (10.13%) CentOS
6 7 (8.86%) Debian
6 7 (8.86%) Solaris
6 7 (8.86%) Ubuntu
7 2 (2.53%) AIX
8 1 (1.27%) Kali Linux
8 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (49.37%) DevOps
2 32 (40.51%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (20.25%) Configuration Management
3 16 (20.25%) Software Engineering
4 15 (18.99%) Mentoring
5 13 (16.46%) Coaching
5 13 (16.46%) Continuous Improvement
5 13 (16.46%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (13.92%) ITSM
7 10 (12.66%) Service Delivery
8 9 (11.39%) OO
8 9 (11.39%) Technical Leadership
9 8 (10.13%) Computer Science
10 6 (7.59%) ITIL
10 6 (7.59%) Service Management
10 6 (7.59%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 6 (7.59%) Test Automation
11 5 (6.33%) High Availability
11 5 (6.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 5 (6.33%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 46 (58.23%) Python
2 32 (40.51%) Java
3 19 (24.05%) Bash Shell
3 19 (24.05%) Perl
4 16 (20.25%) C++
5 13 (16.46%) PowerShell
5 13 (16.46%) Ruby
6 10 (12.66%) JavaScript
6 10 (12.66%) SQL
7 8 (10.13%) C
8 4 (5.06%) Scala
9 3 (3.80%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.27%) C#
10 1 (1.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (8.86%) SC Cleared
1 7 (8.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.53%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.27%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 1 (1.27%) CCSP
3 1 (1.27%) CEH
3 1 (1.27%) CHFI
3 1 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.27%) Degree
3 1 (1.27%) ECIH
3 1 (1.27%) GCIH
3 1 (1.27%) GIAC
3 1 (1.27%) OSCE
3 1 (1.27%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (20.25%) Docker
2 10 (12.66%) Hyper-V
3 9 (11.39%) Active Directory
4 3 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 29 (36.71%) Ansible
2 25 (31.65%) Puppet
3 15 (18.99%) Terraform
4 14 (17.72%) Kubernetes
5 13 (16.46%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.27%) CASB
6 1 (1.27%) Nagios
6 1 (1.27%) Nessus
6 1 (1.27%) Nmap
6 1 (1.27%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.27%) OpenVAS
6 1 (1.27%) Packer
6 1 (1.27%) QRadar
Vendors
1 14 (17.72%) Microsoft
1 14 (17.72%) Red Hat
2 9 (11.39%) Google
3 8 (10.13%) ServiceNow
4 4 (5.06%) VMware
5 3 (3.80%) BMC
5 3 (3.80%) Dynatrace
5 3 (3.80%) Meraki
5 3 (3.80%) Oracle
6 2 (2.53%) Splunk
7 1 (1.27%) AlienVault
7 1 (1.27%) Fiserv
7 1 (1.27%) LogRhythm
7 1 (1.27%) New Relic
7 1 (1.27%) Qualys
7 1 (1.27%) Symantec
7 1 (1.27%) Zend