Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 17 23
Rank change year-on-year -2 +6 +8
Permanent jobs citing Linux 106 70 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 11.03% 11.67% 9.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.25% 42.42% 35.02%
Number of salaries quoted 90 55 77
Newcastle upon Tyne median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +3.61% +27.69%
10th Percentile £27,425 £31,250 £26,500
90th Percentile £72,312 £65,000 £50,000
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +26.56%

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 160 165 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 16.65% 27.50% 28.27%
Number of salaries quoted 137 139 224
Newcastle upon Tyne median annual salary £42,500 £37,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.86% - +21.31%
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,500 £23,400
90th Percentile £66,250 £61,500 £48,562
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,300
% change year-on-year +14.29% -0.85% +17.67%

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 17 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 57 (53.77%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (47.17%) DevOps
3 45 (42.45%) JavaScript
4 43 (40.57%) Windows
5 38 (35.85%) HTML
5 38 (35.85%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (34.91%) Python
7 35 (33.02%) Microsoft Azure
8 34 (32.08%) MongoDB
9 33 (31.13%) Java
10 31 (29.25%) Node.js
11 30 (28.30%) Problem-Solving
12 26 (24.53%) HTML5
12 26 (24.53%) Puppet
13 25 (23.58%) PHP
14 24 (22.64%) Mentoring
15 23 (21.70%) SQL
15 23 (21.70%) CSS
16 21 (19.81%) Git (software)
17 20 (18.87%) Bash Shell
17 20 (18.87%) NoSQL
17 20 (18.87%) Ansible
17 20 (18.87%) Windows Server
18 19 (17.92%) Configuration Management
19 18 (16.98%) VMware
19 18 (16.98%) Software Engineering
19 18 (16.98%) Jenkins
20 17 (16.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 17 (16.04%) Red Hat
20 17 (16.04%) Docker

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 9 (8.49%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (6.60%) nginx
3 6 (5.66%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.77%) Apache
5 3 (2.83%) Apache Solr
5 3 (2.83%) Jetty
5 3 (2.83%) WordPress
6 2 (1.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.89%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.94%) CMS
7 1 (0.94%) Confluence
7 1 (0.94%) IIS
7 1 (0.94%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 57 (53.77%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (33.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (10.38%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (8.49%) SaaS
5 7 (6.60%) Office 365
6 6 (5.66%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (3.77%) PaaS
8 2 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (1.89%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.94%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.94%) Datadog
9 1 (0.94%) GitHub
9 1 (0.94%) npm
9 1 (0.94%) NuGet
9 1 (0.94%) Route 53
9 1 (0.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.38%) SSL
2 6 (5.66%) DNS
3 4 (3.77%) LAN
3 4 (3.77%) WAN
4 3 (2.83%) Firewall
4 3 (2.83%) Internet
5 2 (1.89%) DHCP
5 2 (1.89%) SAN
6 1 (0.94%) HTTP
6 1 (0.94%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.94%) MPLS
6 1 (0.94%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.94%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (32.08%) MongoDB
2 20 (18.87%) NoSQL
3 12 (11.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 12 (11.32%) MySQL
4 7 (6.60%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.83%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (2.83%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.89%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.89%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.89%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.94%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.94%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.94%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.94%) RavenDB
7 1 (0.94%) Redis
7 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 21 (19.81%) Git (software)
2 18 (16.98%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.77%) Maven
4 3 (2.83%) JIRA
4 3 (2.83%) JUnit
4 3 (2.83%) Vagrant
5 2 (1.89%) Bitbucket
5 2 (1.89%) GitLab
5 2 (1.89%) JDeveloper
5 2 (1.89%) Subversion
5 2 (1.89%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.94%) gulp
6 1 (0.94%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.94%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.94%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.94%) webpack
General
1 8 (7.55%) Automotive
2 7 (6.60%) Advertising
3 3 (2.83%) Games
4 1 (0.94%) Electronics
4 1 (0.94%) Finance
4 1 (0.94%) Law
4 1 (0.94%) Retail
4 1 (0.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (41.51%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (17.92%) Developer
3 16 (15.09%) Software Engineer
4 11 (10.38%) AWS DevOps
4 11 (10.38%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 11 (10.38%) AWS Engineer
4 11 (10.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (10.38%) Senior DevOps
4 11 (10.38%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 10 (9.43%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (9.43%) Server Engineer
5 10 (9.43%) Server Support
5 10 (9.43%) Server Support Engineer
5 10 (9.43%) Support Engineer
6 9 (8.49%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 9 (8.49%) IT Support
6 9 (8.49%) IT Support Engineer
6 9 (8.49%) Senior IT Support
6 9 (8.49%) Senior Server Engineer
6 9 (8.49%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (35.85%) HTML
2 31 (29.25%) Node.js
3 26 (24.53%) HTML5
4 23 (21.70%) CSS
5 14 (13.21%) CherryPy
6 13 (12.26%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 10 (9.43%) jQuery
8 6 (5.66%) Django
8 6 (5.66%) LAMP
8 6 (5.66%) Sass
8 6 (5.66%) Web Services
9 5 (4.72%) React
9 5 (4.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (3.77%) CSS3
10 4 (3.77%) J2EE
10 4 (3.77%) JSON
10 4 (3.77%) Laravel
11 3 (2.83%) Hibernate
11 3 (2.83%) JMS
11 3 (2.83%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.38%) Linux Command Line
2 10 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.72%) Private Cloud
4 4 (3.77%) Blog
4 4 (3.77%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.83%) Replication
6 2 (1.89%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.89%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.89%) Tandem
6 2 (1.89%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.94%) CMDB
7 1 (0.94%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.94%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.94%) Social Media
7 1 (0.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 43 (40.57%) Windows
2 20 (18.87%) Windows Server
3 17 (16.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (13.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (12.26%) Unix
6 9 (8.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (8.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (7.55%) Ubuntu
8 7 (6.60%) Debian
9 4 (3.77%) CentOS
10 3 (2.83%) Windows 7
11 2 (1.89%) Solaris
12 1 (0.94%) Android
12 1 (0.94%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.94%) Fedora
12 1 (0.94%) SUSE
12 1 (0.94%) VME
12 1 (0.94%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.94%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (47.17%) DevOps
2 38 (35.85%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (28.30%) Problem-Solving
4 24 (22.64%) Mentoring
5 19 (17.92%) Configuration Management
6 18 (16.98%) Software Engineering
7 16 (15.09%) ITIL
8 14 (13.21%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 12 (11.32%) Coaching
10 11 (10.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 11 (10.38%) Service Management
11 10 (9.43%) Analytics
11 10 (9.43%) Change Management
11 10 (9.43%) Microservices
12 9 (8.49%) Server Management
12 9 (8.49%) Web Development
13 7 (6.60%) Continuous Improvement
14 6 (5.66%) Collaborative Working
14 6 (5.66%) High Availability
14 6 (5.66%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 45 (42.45%) JavaScript
2 37 (34.91%) Python
3 33 (31.13%) Java
4 25 (23.58%) PHP
5 23 (21.70%) SQL
6 20 (18.87%) Bash Shell
7 16 (15.09%) C#
8 12 (11.32%) PowerShell
9 9 (8.49%) C++
10 8 (7.55%) Perl
10 8 (7.55%) Ruby
11 6 (5.66%) Shell Script
12 5 (4.72%) C
13 3 (2.83%) Java 8
13 3 (2.83%) Jython
13 3 (2.83%) Scala
14 2 (1.89%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.94%) Embedded C
15 1 (0.94%) Embedded C++
15 1 (0.94%) Korn
Qualifications
1 4 (3.77%) Degree
1 4 (3.77%) SC Cleared
1 4 (3.77%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.83%) AWS Certification
2 3 (2.83%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.94%) A+ Certification
4 1 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.94%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.94%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.66%) QA
2 5 (4.72%) SLA
3 1 (0.94%) GDPR
System Software
1 17 (16.04%) Docker
2 10 (9.43%) Active Directory
3 7 (6.60%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.83%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (2.83%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.94%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.94%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 26 (24.53%) Puppet
2 20 (18.87%) Ansible
3 16 (15.09%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (6.60%) Kubernetes
4 7 (6.60%) Nagios
4 7 (6.60%) Terraform
5 6 (5.66%) HAProxy
6 3 (2.83%) Cobbler
6 3 (2.83%) ZABBIX
7 2 (1.89%) Icinga
7 2 (1.89%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (1.89%) Packer
8 1 (0.94%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.94%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.94%) PaperCut
8 1 (0.94%) Salt
8 1 (0.94%) vMotion
Vendors
1 18 (16.98%) VMware
2 17 (16.04%) Red Hat
3 11 (10.38%) HP
4 7 (6.60%) Google
5 5 (4.72%) Microsoft
6 4 (3.77%) Twitter
7 3 (2.83%) Citrix
7 3 (2.83%) New Relic
7 3 (2.83%) Rackspace
7 3 (2.83%) RedGate
8 2 (1.89%) Adobe
8 2 (1.89%) Cisco
8 2 (1.89%) Oracle
8 2 (1.89%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.89%) SolarWinds
8 2 (1.89%) Splunk
8 2 (1.89%) Veeam
8 2 (1.89%) Zend
9 1 (0.94%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.94%) Dell