Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 21 18
Rank change year-on-year +2 -3 +24
Permanent jobs citing Linux 130 104 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 11.45% 10.09% 10.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.52% 35.49% 39.16%
Number of salaries quoted 112 92 81
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +6.02% +18.57%
10th Percentile £32,517 £31,250 £23,875
90th Percentile £72,312 £65,000 £57,500
North East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +17.65%

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 226 293 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 19.91% 28.42% 27.71%
Number of salaries quoted 171 262 237
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £24,000 £21,258 £21,250
90th Percentile £72,312 £61,500 £47,700
North East median annual salary £40,000 £34,000 £34,700
% change year-on-year +17.65% -2.02% +5.15%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 0 119 £45,000 - 29
Sunderland +3 8 £42,500 +54.55%
Jarrow +4 6 £40,000 +4.61%
Gateshead +21 1 £26,500 -44.21% 2
Linux
North East

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 65 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 63 (48.46%) Windows
3 57 (43.85%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (38.46%) DevOps
5 42 (32.31%) Python
6 41 (31.54%) JavaScript
7 40 (30.77%) Java
8 38 (29.23%) Microsoft Azure
9 37 (28.46%) Mentoring
10 36 (27.69%) Problem-Solving
10 36 (27.69%) HTML
11 35 (26.92%) MongoDB
12 33 (25.38%) Windows Server
13 32 (24.62%) Node.js
14 31 (23.85%) SQL
15 28 (21.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 28 (21.54%) Software Engineering
16 27 (20.77%) Puppet
17 26 (20.00%) HTML5
18 25 (19.23%) VMware
18 25 (19.23%) Coaching
19 24 (18.46%) ITIL
19 24 (18.46%) NoSQL
20 23 (17.69%) Red Hat
20 23 (17.69%) Configuration Management
21 22 (16.92%) Service Management
21 22 (16.92%) Bash Shell
22 21 (16.15%) CSS
22 21 (16.15%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 20 (15.38%) Ansible

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 (6.92%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (5.38%) nginx
3 6 (4.62%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.31%) Apache Solr
4 3 (2.31%) Jetty
5 2 (1.54%) IIS
5 2 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.54%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.77%) Apache
6 1 (0.77%) CMS
6 1 (0.77%) Confluence
6 1 (0.77%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.77%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.77%) GNU Octave
1 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 65 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (29.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (6.92%) SaaS
5 8 (6.15%) Office 365
6 7 (5.38%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (3.08%) PaaS
8 3 (2.31%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (2.31%) Amazon S3
9 2 (1.54%) Serverless
10 1 (0.77%) Akamai
10 1 (0.77%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.77%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.77%) BlazeMeter
10 1 (0.77%) Datadog
10 1 (0.77%) GitHub
10 1 (0.77%) npm
10 1 (0.77%) NuGet
10 1 (0.77%) Route 53
10 1 (0.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.69%) SSL
2 9 (6.92%) SAN
3 6 (4.62%) DNS
4 3 (2.31%) DHCP
4 3 (2.31%) Firewall
4 3 (2.31%) Internet
4 3 (2.31%) Network Security
5 2 (1.54%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.54%) LAN
5 2 (1.54%) MPLS
5 2 (1.54%) NAS
5 2 (1.54%) NetScaler
5 2 (1.54%) WAN
6 1 (0.77%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.77%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (26.92%) MongoDB
2 24 (18.46%) NoSQL
3 12 (9.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 12 (9.23%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (7.69%) MySQL
5 8 (6.15%) SQL Server
6 6 (4.62%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.54%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.54%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.54%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.77%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.77%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.77%) Big Data
8 1 (0.77%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.77%) RavenDB
8 1 (0.77%) Redis
8 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (13.08%) Git (software)
2 14 (10.77%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.08%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (3.08%) TeamCity
4 3 (2.31%) JIRA
4 3 (2.31%) JUnit
4 3 (2.31%) Maven
4 3 (2.31%) Vagrant
5 2 (1.54%) Bitbucket
5 2 (1.54%) GitLab
5 2 (1.54%) JDeveloper
5 2 (1.54%) Subversion
5 2 (1.54%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.77%) gulp
6 1 (0.77%) JMeter
6 1 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.77%) webpack
General
1 8 (6.15%) Automotive
2 6 (4.62%) Finance
3 4 (3.08%) Advertising
3 4 (3.08%) Games
4 3 (2.31%) Banking
5 2 (1.54%) Electronics
6 1 (0.77%) French Language
6 1 (0.77%) German Language
6 1 (0.77%) Retail
6 1 (0.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (34.62%) DevOps Engineer
2 24 (18.46%) Software Engineer
3 21 (16.15%) Developer
4 20 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 15 (11.54%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 14 (10.77%) Server Engineer
6 14 (10.77%) Server Support
6 14 (10.77%) Server Support Engineer
6 14 (10.77%) Support Engineer
7 13 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
7 13 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support
7 13 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 13 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
8 12 (9.23%) Senior DevOps
8 12 (9.23%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 12 (9.23%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 12 (9.23%) Senior Server Engineer
8 12 (9.23%) Senior Server Support Engineer
9 11 (8.46%) AWS Engineer
10 10 (7.69%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (27.69%) HTML
2 32 (24.62%) Node.js
3 26 (20.00%) HTML5
4 21 (16.15%) CSS
5 14 (10.77%) CherryPy
6 13 (10.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 10 (7.69%) jQuery
8 9 (6.92%) Web Services
9 6 (4.62%) Django
9 6 (4.62%) Sass
10 5 (3.85%) JSON
10 5 (3.85%) React
10 5 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (3.08%) AngularJS
11 4 (3.08%) RESTful
12 3 (2.31%) CSS3
12 3 (2.31%) Kafka
12 3 (2.31%) Laravel
12 3 (2.31%) Spring
12 3 (2.31%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.08%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.69%) Linux Command Line
3 8 (6.15%) Public Cloud
4 4 (3.08%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.08%) Private Cloud
5 3 (2.31%) Blog
5 3 (2.31%) Clustering
5 3 (2.31%) Replication
6 2 (1.54%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.54%) Tandem
7 1 (0.77%) CMDB
7 1 (0.77%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.77%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.77%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 63 (48.46%) Windows
2 33 (25.38%) Windows Server
3 28 (21.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (14.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (10.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (9.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (6.92%) CentOS
8 8 (6.15%) Unix
9 4 (3.08%) Ubuntu
10 3 (2.31%) Debian
10 3 (2.31%) Windows 7
11 2 (1.54%) AIX
12 1 (0.77%) Android
12 1 (0.77%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.77%) VME
12 1 (0.77%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.77%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (43.85%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (38.46%) DevOps
3 37 (28.46%) Mentoring
4 36 (27.69%) Problem-Solving
5 28 (21.54%) Software Engineering
6 25 (19.23%) Coaching
7 24 (18.46%) ITIL
8 23 (17.69%) Configuration Management
9 22 (16.92%) Service Management
10 21 (16.15%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 18 (13.85%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 16 (12.31%) Analytics
13 14 (10.77%) Change Management
14 13 (10.00%) Microservices
15 12 (9.23%) Server Management
16 11 (8.46%) Business Intelligence
16 11 (8.46%) OO
17 10 (7.69%) Computer Science
17 10 (7.69%) Technical Leadership
18 8 (6.15%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 42 (32.31%) Python
2 41 (31.54%) JavaScript
3 40 (30.77%) Java
4 31 (23.85%) SQL
5 22 (16.92%) Bash Shell
6 19 (14.62%) PHP
7 15 (11.54%) C#
7 15 (11.54%) C++
8 12 (9.23%) Shell Script
9 11 (8.46%) C
10 10 (7.69%) Perl
10 10 (7.69%) PowerShell
11 7 (5.38%) Ruby
12 3 (2.31%) Java 8
12 3 (2.31%) Jython
12 3 (2.31%) Scala
13 2 (1.54%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.77%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.77%) Fortran
14 1 (0.77%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 6 (4.62%) CCNA
1 6 (4.62%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (4.62%) SC Cleared
1 6 (4.62%) Security Cleared
1 6 (4.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (3.85%) Degree
3 3 (2.31%) AWS Certification
3 3 (2.31%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.77%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.77%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.77%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.77%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.62%) SLA
2 5 (3.85%) QA
3 1 (0.77%) GDPR
System Software
1 20 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 16 (12.31%) Docker
3 8 (6.15%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (2.31%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.77%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.77%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 27 (20.77%) Puppet
2 20 (15.38%) Ansible
3 14 (10.77%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (5.38%) HAProxy
4 7 (5.38%) Kubernetes
4 7 (5.38%) Nagios
5 6 (4.62%) Terraform
6 4 (3.08%) Packer
7 3 (2.31%) Cobbler
7 3 (2.31%) ZABBIX
8 2 (1.54%) Icinga
8 2 (1.54%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (1.54%) vMotion
9 1 (0.77%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.77%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.77%) PaperCut
9 1 (0.77%) Salt
Vendors
1 25 (19.23%) VMware
2 23 (17.69%) Red Hat
3 15 (11.54%) HP
4 9 (6.92%) Microsoft
5 6 (4.62%) Google
6 5 (3.85%) BMC
7 4 (3.08%) Dynatrace
7 4 (3.08%) Meraki
8 3 (2.31%) Cisco
8 3 (2.31%) Citrix
8 3 (2.31%) New Relic
8 3 (2.31%) Rackspace
8 3 (2.31%) RedGate
8 3 (2.31%) SolarWinds
8 3 (2.31%) Twitter
8 3 (2.31%) Veeam
9 2 (1.54%) Oracle
9 2 (1.54%) Zend
10 1 (0.77%) Adobe
10 1 (0.77%) Dell