Period
to 21 October 2018

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 6 months to 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 19 25
Rank change year-on-year -4 +6 +9
Permanent jobs citing Linux 110 76 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 9.76% 9.83% 9.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.44% 35.68% 36.77%
Number of salaries quoted 92 61 85
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +27.69%
10th Percentile £27,700 £31,250 £23,400
90th Percentile £72,312 £65,000 £50,000
North East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +23.08%

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Tyne and Wear
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 182 213 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 16.15% 27.55% 26.05%
Number of salaries quoted 153 182 234
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -5.41% +23.33%
10th Percentile £23,000 £21,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £64,800 £60,000 £48,562
North East median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +6.06%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

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 6 months to 21 October 2018.

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 6 months to 21 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -5 104 £45,000 +2.27% 42
Sunderland +1 6 £50,000 +122.22% 4
Gateshead +7 1 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Jarrow - 1 £40,000 -
Linux
North East

For the 6 months to 21 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Linux.

1 60 (54.55%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (44.55%) Windows
3 48 (43.64%) DevOps
4 45 (40.91%) JavaScript
5 38 (34.55%) HTML
5 38 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (32.73%) Python
7 34 (30.91%) Microsoft Azure
7 34 (30.91%) MongoDB
8 32 (29.09%) Java
9 31 (28.18%) Node.js
10 30 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
11 26 (23.64%) Windows Server
11 26 (23.64%) HTML5
11 26 (23.64%) SQL
12 25 (22.73%) PHP
12 25 (22.73%) Puppet
13 24 (21.82%) Mentoring
14 23 (20.91%) CSS
15 21 (19.09%) Git (software)
16 20 (18.18%) NoSQL
16 20 (18.18%) Red Hat
17 19 (17.27%) VMware
17 19 (17.27%) Bash Shell
17 19 (17.27%) Ansible
18 18 (16.36%) Jenkins
18 18 (16.36%) Software Engineering
18 18 (16.36%) Configuration Management
19 17 (15.45%) ITIL
19 17 (15.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 9 (8.18%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (6.36%) nginx
3 6 (5.45%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.64%) Apache
5 3 (2.73%) Apache Solr
5 3 (2.73%) Jetty
5 3 (2.73%) WordPress
6 2 (1.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.82%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.91%) CMS
7 1 (0.91%) Confluence
7 1 (0.91%) IIS
7 1 (0.91%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 60 (54.55%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (30.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (8.18%) SaaS
5 7 (6.36%) Office 365
6 6 (5.45%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (3.64%) PaaS
8 2 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (1.82%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.91%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.91%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.91%) Datadog
9 1 (0.91%) GitHub
9 1 (0.91%) npm
9 1 (0.91%) NuGet
9 1 (0.91%) Route 53
9 1 (0.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.00%) SSL
2 6 (5.45%) DNS
3 4 (3.64%) LAN
3 4 (3.64%) WAN
4 3 (2.73%) Firewall
4 3 (2.73%) Internet
4 3 (2.73%) SAN
5 2 (1.82%) DHCP
6 1 (0.91%) HTTP
6 1 (0.91%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.91%) MPLS
6 1 (0.91%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.91%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (30.91%) MongoDB
2 20 (18.18%) NoSQL
3 12 (10.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 12 (10.91%) MySQL
4 7 (6.36%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (3.64%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.73%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.82%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.82%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.91%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.91%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.91%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.91%) RavenDB
8 1 (0.91%) Redis
8 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 21 (19.09%) Git (software)
2 18 (16.36%) Jenkins
3 5 (4.55%) TeamCity
4 4 (3.64%) Maven
4 4 (3.64%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (2.73%) JIRA
5 3 (2.73%) JUnit
5 3 (2.73%) Vagrant
6 2 (1.82%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.82%) GitLab
6 2 (1.82%) JDeveloper
6 2 (1.82%) Subversion
7 1 (0.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.91%) gulp
7 1 (0.91%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.91%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.91%) webpack
General
1 8 (7.27%) Automotive
2 7 (6.36%) Advertising
3 6 (5.45%) Games
4 3 (2.73%) Finance
5 1 (0.91%) Electronics
5 1 (0.91%) Law
5 1 (0.91%) Retail
5 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (38.18%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (17.27%) Developer
3 16 (14.55%) Software Engineer
4 13 (11.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (10.91%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (10.00%) AWS DevOps
6 11 (10.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 11 (10.00%) AWS Engineer
6 11 (10.00%) Senior DevOps
6 11 (10.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 10 (9.09%) Server Engineer
7 10 (9.09%) Server Support
7 10 (9.09%) Server Support Engineer
7 10 (9.09%) Support Engineer
8 9 (8.18%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 9 (8.18%) IT Engineer
8 9 (8.18%) IT Support Engineer
8 9 (8.18%) Senior IT Engineer
8 9 (8.18%) Senior Server Engineer
8 9 (8.18%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (34.55%) HTML
2 31 (28.18%) Node.js
3 26 (23.64%) HTML5
4 23 (20.91%) CSS
5 14 (12.73%) CherryPy
6 13 (11.82%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 10 (9.09%) jQuery
8 9 (8.18%) Web Services
9 6 (5.45%) Django
9 6 (5.45%) LAMP
9 6 (5.45%) Sass
10 5 (4.55%) React
10 5 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (3.64%) CSS3
11 4 (3.64%) J2EE
11 4 (3.64%) JSON
11 4 (3.64%) Laravel
12 3 (2.73%) Hibernate
12 3 (2.73%) JMS
12 3 (2.73%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.00%) Linux Command Line
2 10 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.55%) Private Cloud
4 4 (3.64%) Blog
4 4 (3.64%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.73%) Replication
6 2 (1.82%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.82%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.82%) Online Games
6 2 (1.82%) Tandem
6 2 (1.82%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.91%) CMDB
7 1 (0.91%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.91%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.91%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.91%) Social Media
7 1 (0.91%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 49 (44.55%) Windows
2 26 (23.64%) Windows Server
3 17 (15.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (12.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (11.82%) Unix
6 9 (8.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (8.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (5.45%) CentOS
7 6 (5.45%) Ubuntu
8 5 (4.55%) Debian
9 3 (2.73%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.82%) Solaris
11 1 (0.91%) Android
11 1 (0.91%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.91%) Fedora
11 1 (0.91%) SUSE
11 1 (0.91%) VME
11 1 (0.91%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.91%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (43.64%) DevOps
2 38 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
4 24 (21.82%) Mentoring
5 18 (16.36%) Configuration Management
5 18 (16.36%) Software Engineering
6 17 (15.45%) ITIL
7 16 (14.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 14 (12.73%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 12 (10.91%) Coaching
10 11 (10.00%) Service Management
11 10 (9.09%) Analytics
11 10 (9.09%) Change Management
11 10 (9.09%) Microservices
12 9 (8.18%) Server Management
12 9 (8.18%) Web Development
13 6 (5.45%) Collaborative Working
13 6 (5.45%) High Availability
13 6 (5.45%) Visualisation
14 5 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 45 (40.91%) JavaScript
2 36 (32.73%) Python
3 32 (29.09%) Java
4 26 (23.64%) SQL
5 25 (22.73%) PHP
6 19 (17.27%) Bash Shell
7 16 (14.55%) C#
8 15 (13.64%) PowerShell
9 8 (7.27%) C++
10 7 (6.36%) Perl
10 7 (6.36%) Ruby
10 7 (6.36%) Shell Script
11 5 (4.55%) C
12 3 (2.73%) Java 8
12 3 (2.73%) Jython
12 3 (2.73%) Scala
13 2 (1.82%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.91%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.91%) Embedded C++
14 1 (0.91%) Korn
Qualifications
1 4 (3.64%) Degree
1 4 (3.64%) SC Cleared
1 4 (3.64%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.73%) AWS Certification
2 3 (2.73%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.91%) A+ Certification
4 1 (0.91%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.91%) CCNA
4 1 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.91%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.91%) MCDST
4 1 (0.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.45%) QA
1 6 (5.45%) SLA
2 1 (0.91%) GDPR
System Software
1 17 (15.45%) Docker
2 13 (11.82%) Active Directory
3 8 (7.27%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.73%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (2.73%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.91%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.91%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.91%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 25 (22.73%) Puppet
2 19 (17.27%) Ansible
3 15 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (6.36%) Kubernetes
4 7 (6.36%) Nagios
4 7 (6.36%) Terraform
5 6 (5.45%) HAProxy
6 5 (4.55%) Packer
7 3 (2.73%) Cobbler
7 3 (2.73%) ZABBIX
8 2 (1.82%) Icinga
8 2 (1.82%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.91%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.91%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.91%) PaperCut
9 1 (0.91%) Salt
9 1 (0.91%) vMotion
Vendors
1 20 (18.18%) Red Hat
2 19 (17.27%) VMware
3 11 (10.00%) HP
4 6 (5.45%) Google
5 5 (4.55%) Microsoft
6 4 (3.64%) Twitter
7 3 (2.73%) Citrix
7 3 (2.73%) New Relic
7 3 (2.73%) Rackspace
7 3 (2.73%) RedGate
8 2 (1.82%) Adobe
8 2 (1.82%) Cisco
8 2 (1.82%) Oracle
8 2 (1.82%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.82%) SolarWinds
8 2 (1.82%) Splunk
8 2 (1.82%) Veeam
8 2 (1.82%) Zend
9 1 (0.91%) Dell Compellent
9 1 (0.91%) Dynatrace