The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 26 27
Rank change year-on-year -5 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 25 52 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 7.40% 8.70% 10.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.10% 32.50% 41.98%
Number of salaries quoted 22 50 51
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +33.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £22,925 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £44,665 £50,000 £41,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Tyne and Wear
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 58 160 131
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 17.16% 26.76% 24.62%
Number of salaries quoted 55 145 116
Median salary £35,500 £35,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.42% +27.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,520 £24,150 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear citing Linux as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Linux 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 in Tyne and Wear.

Salary trend for Linux in Tyne and Wear

Linux
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Tyne and Wear over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux 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 24 June 2017. 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 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 -4 21 £35,000 -12.50% 13
Gateshead +7 2 £42,500 +67.48% 2
Linux
North East

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, 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 25 (43.86%) SQL
1 25 (43.86%) Windows
1 25 (43.86%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (38.60%) Windows Server 2012
2 22 (38.60%) JavaScript
3 21 (36.84%) HTML
3 21 (36.84%) CSS
3 21 (36.84%) HTML5
3 21 (36.84%) Windows Server
4 20 (35.09%) Active Directory
5 18 (31.58%) MySQL
5 18 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
6 17 (29.82%) PHP
7 16 (28.07%) Degree
7 16 (28.07%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (22.81%) Python
9 13 (22.81%) DevOps
10 12 (21.05%) Node.js
10 12 (21.05%) Web Services
10 12 (21.05%) DNS
10 12 (21.05%) Microsoft
11 11 (19.30%) Git (software)
11 11 (19.30%) nginx
12 10 (17.54%) Hyper-V
12 10 (17.54%) CentOS
12 10 (17.54%) Amazon RDS
12 10 (17.54%) Presales
12 10 (17.54%) TCP/IP
12 10 (17.54%) Citrix

Linux
Co-occurring 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 11 (19.30%) nginx
2 7 (12.28%) MS Exchange
3 5 (8.77%) Apache
3 5 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.75%) JBoss
4 1 (1.75%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Abaqus
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (43.86%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (14.04%) Office 365
4 6 (10.53%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (10.53%) Amazon S3
5 5 (8.77%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (8.77%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (8.77%) Route 53
5 5 (8.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 4 (7.02%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (7.02%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (7.02%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (5.26%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 3 (5.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 3 (5.26%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (5.26%) PaaS
8 2 (3.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.05%) DNS
2 10 (17.54%) Firewall
2 10 (17.54%) TCP/IP
3 9 (15.79%) SAN
4 7 (12.28%) DHCP
4 7 (12.28%) SMTP
5 5 (8.77%) DMZ
5 5 (8.77%) VLAN
6 4 (7.02%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (7.02%) iSCSI
6 4 (7.02%) SSL
7 3 (5.26%) VPN
8 1 (1.75%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.75%) IPv4
8 1 (1.75%) RS-232
8 1 (1.75%) RS-485
8 1 (1.75%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (31.58%) MySQL
2 10 (17.54%) Amazon RDS
2 10 (17.54%) SQL Server
3 9 (15.79%) NoSQL
3 9 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (14.04%) MongoDB
5 7 (12.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 4 (7.02%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (5.26%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (19.30%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.53%) Jenkins
3 5 (8.77%) Subversion
4 4 (7.02%) JIRA
4 4 (7.02%) Selenium
5 2 (3.51%) Bitbucket
5 2 (3.51%) CircleCI
5 2 (3.51%) Ranorex
5 2 (3.51%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.75%) GitLab
6 1 (1.75%) JUnit
6 1 (1.75%) Maven
6 1 (1.75%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.75%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (10.53%) Automotive
2 1 (1.75%) Law
2 1 (1.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (26.32%) Developer
2 9 (15.79%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (15.79%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (12.28%) Cloud Engineer
3 7 (12.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (12.28%) Windows Engineer
3 7 (12.28%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (10.53%) Java Developer
5 5 (8.77%) Administrator
5 5 (8.77%) Exchange Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) PHP Developer
5 5 (8.77%) Web Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Azure Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (7.02%) QA Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (5.26%) Active Directory Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) AWS Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (36.84%) CSS
1 21 (36.84%) HTML
1 21 (36.84%) HTML5
2 12 (21.05%) Node.js
2 12 (21.05%) Web Services
3 9 (15.79%) CherryPy
3 9 (15.79%) jQuery
4 7 (12.28%) REST
5 6 (10.53%) AngularJS
5 6 (10.53%) JSON
5 6 (10.53%) React
5 6 (10.53%) XML
6 5 (8.77%) LAMP
6 5 (8.77%) WAP
7 4 (7.02%) Apache Cordova
7 4 (7.02%) Django
7 4 (7.02%) HTML5 Canvas
7 4 (7.02%) Laravel
7 4 (7.02%) LEMP Stack
7 4 (7.02%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) Clustering
1 7 (12.28%) Replication
2 5 (8.77%) Driving Licence
3 4 (7.02%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (7.02%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (5.26%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.51%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (3.51%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (3.51%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.75%) iPad
6 1 (1.75%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 25 (43.86%) Windows
2 22 (38.60%) Windows Server 2012
3 21 (36.84%) Windows Server
4 16 (28.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (17.54%) CentOS
5 10 (17.54%) Ubuntu
6 6 (10.53%) Debian
7 3 (5.26%) Unix
8 2 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.75%) Android
9 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.75%) Solaris
9 1 (1.75%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (22.81%) DevOps
3 10 (17.54%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (17.54%) Presales
4 8 (14.04%) Configuration Management
5 7 (12.28%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 7 (12.28%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 7 (12.28%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (12.28%) Software Engineering
6 6 (10.53%) MVC
6 6 (10.53%) Regression Testing
6 6 (10.53%) Test Automation
7 5 (8.77%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (8.77%) Open Source
7 5 (8.77%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (8.77%) Scrum
8 4 (7.02%) Functional Testing
8 4 (7.02%) ITIL
8 4 (7.02%) TDD
9 3 (5.26%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 25 (43.86%) SQL
2 22 (38.60%) JavaScript
3 17 (29.82%) PHP
4 13 (22.81%) Python
5 9 (15.79%) Java
6 4 (7.02%) C++
6 4 (7.02%) MATLAB
7 3 (5.26%) Bash Shell
7 3 (5.26%) PowerShell
7 3 (5.26%) Ruby
8 2 (3.51%) Go
8 2 (3.51%) Perl
9 1 (1.75%) C#
9 1 (1.75%) Clojure
9 1 (1.75%) Scala
Qualifications
1 16 (28.07%) Degree
2 2 (3.51%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.77%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) MISRA
System Software
1 20 (35.09%) Active Directory
2 10 (17.54%) Hyper-V
3 7 (12.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (8.77%) Docker
4 5 (8.77%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.75%) etcd
5 1 (1.75%) flannel
Systems Management
1 9 (15.79%) Puppet
2 5 (8.77%) Ansible
2 5 (8.77%) Backup Exec
2 5 (8.77%) HAProxy
3 4 (7.02%) Linux-HA
4 2 (3.51%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.51%) Terraform
5 1 (1.75%) Consul
5 1 (1.75%) cPanel
5 1 (1.75%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.75%) Salt
5 1 (1.75%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 12 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 10 (17.54%) Citrix
2 10 (17.54%) VMware
3 7 (12.28%) Cisco
4 5 (8.77%) arcserve
4 5 (8.77%) Sophos
4 5 (8.77%) Symantec
5 4 (7.02%) Google
5 4 (7.02%) Intel
5 4 (7.02%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.51%) Atlassian
6 2 (3.51%) Oracle
6 2 (3.51%) Zend
7 1 (1.75%) Dynatrace
7 1 (1.75%) Informatica
7 1 (1.75%) SaltStack
7 1 (1.75%) Siebel
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum (DOE)
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £57,000 - £63,000
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Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Revenue & Customs Digital Technology Services (RCDTS)
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Posted: Yesterday
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: £Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Tyne and Wear
FRG Technology Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Health care, Life cover
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Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £31,424 to £42,700 per annum
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Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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Salary: From £26,100 to £42,700 per annum
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