Period
to 24 April 2018

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 24 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 23 37
Rank change year-on-year -6 +14 -5
Permanent jobs citing Linux 92 77 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 7.77% 9.58% 6.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.17% 33.48% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 84 57 50
Newcastle upon Tyne median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - -12.50%
10th Percentile £26,625 £23,250 £19,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £46,550 £52,500
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +1.45% -13.75%

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 241 230 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 20.35% 28.61% 23.93%
Number of salaries quoted 222 198 172
Newcastle upon Tyne median annual salary £37,000 £29,000 £32,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.59% -11.45% -6.43%
10th Percentile £23,525 £21,250 £19,500
90th Percentile £64,750 £42,500 £52,250
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £35,000 £28,750 £32,500
% change year-on-year +21.74% -11.54% -7.14%

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 24 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 24 April 2018, 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 53 (57.61%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (47.83%) DevOps
3 42 (45.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 36 (39.13%) Windows
5 32 (34.78%) SQL
6 29 (31.52%) Web Services
7 28 (30.43%) JavaScript
8 25 (27.17%) HTML
9 23 (25.00%) ITIL
9 23 (25.00%) Python
10 22 (23.91%) Opscode Chef
10 22 (23.91%) Windows Server
11 21 (22.83%) HTML5
11 21 (22.83%) Puppet
11 21 (22.83%) CSS
12 20 (21.74%) NoSQL
12 20 (21.74%) HAProxy
12 20 (21.74%) Ansible
13 19 (20.65%) Configuration Management
14 18 (19.57%) SSL
14 18 (19.57%) Node.js
14 18 (19.57%) MongoDB
14 18 (19.57%) CherryPy
14 18 (19.57%) Terraform
15 17 (18.48%) Degree
15 17 (18.48%) nginx
16 16 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
16 16 (17.39%) JIRA
16 16 (17.39%) Middleware
16 16 (17.39%) PHP

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 17 (18.48%) nginx
2 5 (5.43%) Confluence
3 4 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (4.35%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.17%) Apache
5 1 (1.09%) IIS
5 1 (1.09%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.09%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 53 (57.61%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (45.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (8.70%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (8.70%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (7.61%) Amazon S3
5 4 (4.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 4 (4.35%) AWS Lambda
5 4 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (4.35%) Datadog
5 4 (4.35%) Office 365
5 4 (4.35%) Serverless
6 2 (2.17%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.09%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 18 (19.57%) SSL
2 12 (13.04%) Firewall
3 5 (5.43%) DHCP
3 5 (5.43%) DNS
3 5 (5.43%) LAN
3 5 (5.43%) SAN
4 4 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (4.35%) DMZ
4 4 (4.35%) NAS
4 4 (4.35%) SMTP
4 4 (4.35%) TCP/IP
4 4 (4.35%) VLAN
4 4 (4.35%) VoIP
4 4 (4.35%) WAN
4 4 (4.35%) WLAN
5 3 (3.26%) VPN
6 1 (1.09%) BGP
6 1 (1.09%) HTTP
6 1 (1.09%) IPsec
6 1 (1.09%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (21.74%) NoSQL
2 18 (19.57%) MongoDB
3 10 (10.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 7 (7.61%) SQL Server
5 6 (6.52%) MySQL
6 5 (5.43%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.09%) Power BI
8 1 (1.09%) RavenDB
8 1 (1.09%) Redis
8 1 (1.09%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.09%) TokuMX
Development Applications
1 16 (17.39%) JIRA
2 14 (15.22%) Jenkins
3 11 (11.96%) Bitbucket
4 9 (9.78%) Git (software)
4 9 (9.78%) TeamCity
5 5 (5.43%) Visual Studio
6 4 (4.35%) Qt Creator
7 3 (3.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (3.26%) Hudson
8 2 (2.17%) Subversion
9 1 (1.09%) JUnit
9 1 (1.09%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 15 (16.30%) Automotive
1 15 (16.30%) Banking
1 15 (16.30%) Finance
2 8 (8.70%) Games
3 5 (5.43%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.35%) Electronics
5 2 (2.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 34 (36.96%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (16.30%) Technical Support
3 13 (14.13%) Junior
4 9 (9.78%) Cloud Engineer
5 8 (8.70%) Project Engineer
6 7 (7.61%) Technical Engineer
7 6 (6.52%) Consultant
7 6 (6.52%) Developer
7 6 (6.52%) Junior DevOps
7 6 (6.52%) Junior DevOps Engineer
7 6 (6.52%) Software Engineer
7 6 (6.52%) Technical Leader
8 5 (5.43%) C++ Software Engineer
8 5 (5.43%) Junior Technical Support
8 5 (5.43%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (5.43%) Operations Engineer
8 5 (5.43%) Senior DevOps
8 5 (5.43%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 5 (5.43%) Support Engineer
9 4 (4.35%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (31.52%) Web Services
2 25 (27.17%) HTML
3 21 (22.83%) CSS
3 21 (22.83%) HTML5
4 18 (19.57%) CherryPy
4 18 (19.57%) Node.js
5 16 (17.39%) Middleware
6 15 (16.30%) RESTful
7 14 (15.22%) JSON
8 6 (6.52%) .NET
9 4 (4.35%) Django
9 4 (4.35%) QML
9 4 (4.35%) Qt
9 4 (4.35%) REST
9 4 (4.35%) WAP
10 3 (3.26%) SOAP
11 2 (2.17%) ASP.NET
11 2 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (2.17%) LAMP
11 2 (2.17%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.78%) Computer Science
2 6 (6.52%) CMDB
3 4 (4.35%) Arduino
3 4 (4.35%) Clustering
3 4 (4.35%) Digital Media
3 4 (4.35%) Life Science
3 4 (4.35%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (4.35%) Replication
3 4 (4.35%) User Experience
4 3 (3.26%) NHS
5 2 (2.17%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.09%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (1.09%) Fintech
6 1 (1.09%) Online Gambling
6 1 (1.09%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 36 (39.13%) Windows
2 22 (23.91%) Windows Server
3 16 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (9.78%) Ubuntu
5 6 (6.52%) CentOS
5 6 (6.52%) Debian
6 4 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.26%) Unix
8 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (47.83%) DevOps
2 23 (25.00%) ITIL
3 19 (20.65%) Configuration Management
4 15 (16.30%) Change Management
4 15 (16.30%) High Availability
4 15 (16.30%) Identity Access Management
5 14 (15.22%) Continuous Improvement
6 11 (11.96%) Collaborative Working
7 10 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (7.61%) Deployment Automation
8 7 (7.61%) Scrum
8 7 (7.61%) SDLC
8 7 (7.61%) Software Engineering
9 6 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (6.52%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (5.43%) Change Control
11 4 (4.35%) Incident Management
11 4 (4.35%) Requirements Analysis
11 4 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (4.35%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (34.78%) SQL
2 28 (30.43%) JavaScript
3 23 (25.00%) Python
4 16 (17.39%) PHP
5 13 (14.13%) Ruby
6 12 (13.04%) C++
7 10 (10.87%) Bash Shell
7 10 (10.87%) Java
8 8 (8.70%) C
9 7 (7.61%) Perl
9 7 (7.61%) PowerShell
10 5 (5.43%) C#
11 2 (2.17%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.09%) Go
12 1 (1.09%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.09%) Scala
12 1 (1.09%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (18.48%) Degree
2 5 (5.43%) SC Cleared
2 5 (5.43%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.26%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.35%) ISO 13485
2 2 (2.17%) GDPR
2 2 (2.17%) ISO 31000
2 2 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.17%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 12 (13.04%) Docker
2 6 (6.52%) Hyper-V
3 5 (5.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.35%) Active Directory
4 4 (4.35%) DFS Replication
4 4 (4.35%) Firmware
4 4 (4.35%) XenApp
5 1 (1.09%) Gluster
5 1 (1.09%) LXC
5 1 (1.09%) NFS
5 1 (1.09%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 22 (23.91%) Opscode Chef
2 21 (22.83%) Puppet
3 20 (21.74%) Ansible
3 20 (21.74%) HAProxy
4 18 (19.57%) Terraform
5 16 (17.39%) Kubernetes
6 11 (11.96%) Packer
7 5 (5.43%) Nagios
8 4 (4.35%) Backup Exec
8 4 (4.35%) WSUS
9 3 (3.26%) Docker Swarm
10 2 (2.17%) QRadar
10 2 (2.17%) Salt
11 1 (1.09%) Control-M
11 1 (1.09%) Graphite
11 1 (1.09%) Graylog
11 1 (1.09%) Icinga
11 1 (1.09%) logstash
11 1 (1.09%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 12 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.87%) Cisco
3 9 (9.78%) VMware
4 8 (8.70%) Red Hat
4 8 (8.70%) Symantec
5 7 (7.61%) Google
6 6 (6.52%) Citrix
6 6 (6.52%) Splunk
7 5 (5.43%) Capita
7 5 (5.43%) New Relic
8 4 (4.35%) arcserve
8 4 (4.35%) Atmel
8 4 (4.35%) CA
8 4 (4.35%) Sophos
8 4 (4.35%) Veeam
8 4 (4.35%) Veritas
9 2 (2.17%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.17%) Juniper
9 2 (2.17%) McAfee
9 2 (2.17%) Micro Focus