Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 21 34
Rank change year-on-year -11 +13 -7
Permanent jobs citing Linux 101 66 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 7.88% 9.36% 8.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.64% 40.99% 31.72%
Number of salaries quoted 81 51 84
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £45,000 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.42% -5.00% +30.08%
10th Percentile £23,750 £27,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £61,500 £50,000
North East median annual salary £42,500 £38,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.00% +15.38%

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 212 161 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 16.55% 22.84% 25.42%
Number of salaries quoted 182 135 252
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - +16.67%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,050 £21,500
90th Percentile £57,375 £51,754 £48,562
North East median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +1.45%

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 -13 99 £45,000 +16.88% 21
Sunderland -2 4 £50,000 +122.22% 1
Gateshead -2 1 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Linux
North East

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 64 (63.37%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (55.45%) DevOps
3 43 (42.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 39 (38.61%) JavaScript
5 36 (35.64%) Python
6 34 (33.66%) HTML
7 32 (31.68%) Windows
7 32 (31.68%) MongoDB
8 30 (29.70%) HTML5
8 30 (29.70%) Node.js
9 29 (28.71%) Puppet
9 29 (28.71%) PHP
10 27 (26.73%) Opscode Chef
11 26 (25.74%) Java
11 26 (25.74%) SQL
12 25 (24.75%) Ansible
13 23 (22.77%) CSS
14 22 (21.78%) Git (software)
15 21 (20.79%) Bash Shell
15 21 (20.79%) NoSQL
15 21 (20.79%) Jenkins
16 20 (19.80%) Software Engineering
16 20 (19.80%) Agile Software Development
17 19 (18.81%) Configuration Management
17 19 (18.81%) Problem-Solving
18 17 (16.83%) C#
18 17 (16.83%) Terraform
19 16 (15.84%) CherryPy
20 15 (14.85%) C++
20 15 (14.85%) SSL

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 8 (7.92%) nginx
2 6 (5.94%) Confluence
3 5 (4.95%) Apache
4 3 (2.97%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.97%) WordPress
5 2 (1.98%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.98%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.99%) Jetty
6 1 (0.99%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 64 (63.37%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (42.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (7.92%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (6.93%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (5.94%) SaaS
6 5 (4.95%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (4.95%) Amazon S3
7 4 (3.96%) PaaS
8 3 (2.97%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 3 (2.97%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (2.97%) Datadog
8 3 (2.97%) Office 365
8 3 (2.97%) Serverless
9 2 (1.98%) NuGet
10 1 (0.99%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.99%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.99%) GitHub
10 1 (0.99%) npm
10 1 (0.99%) Route 53
10 1 (0.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.85%) SSL
2 6 (5.94%) Firewall
3 4 (3.96%) DNS
4 3 (2.97%) LAN
4 3 (2.97%) WAN
5 2 (1.98%) HTTP
5 2 (1.98%) Internet
6 1 (0.99%) DHCP
6 1 (0.99%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (31.68%) MongoDB
2 21 (20.79%) NoSQL
3 13 (12.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 13 (12.87%) MySQL
4 5 (4.95%) Amazon Redshift
4 5 (4.95%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.97%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.97%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.98%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.98%) RavenDB
7 1 (0.99%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.99%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.99%) Redis
7 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (21.78%) Git (software)
2 21 (20.79%) Jenkins
3 14 (13.86%) JIRA
4 13 (12.87%) Bitbucket
5 9 (8.91%) TeamCity
6 6 (5.94%) Visual Studio
7 4 (3.96%) Qt Creator
7 4 (3.96%) Subversion
8 3 (2.97%) Vagrant
9 2 (1.98%) JUnit
9 2 (1.98%) Maven
9 2 (1.98%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.99%) GitLab
10 1 (0.99%) gulp
10 1 (0.99%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (0.99%) webpack
General
1 13 (12.87%) Games
2 10 (9.90%) Automotive
3 7 (6.93%) Advertising
4 5 (4.95%) Electronics
5 4 (3.96%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.97%) Finance
7 1 (0.99%) Banking
7 1 (0.99%) Law
Job Titles
1 51 (50.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (17.82%) Software Engineer
3 12 (11.88%) Developer
4 11 (10.89%) Senior DevOps
4 11 (10.89%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 8 (7.92%) Administrator
5 8 (7.92%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (6.93%) Junior
6 7 (6.93%) Junior DevOps
6 7 (6.93%) Junior DevOps Engineer
6 7 (6.93%) Linux Engineer
6 7 (6.93%) Senior Software Engineer
7 6 (5.94%) AWS DevOps
7 6 (5.94%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 6 (5.94%) AWS Engineer
8 5 (4.95%) Linux Administrator
8 5 (4.95%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 5 (4.95%) PHP Developer
9 4 (3.96%) C Software Engineer
9 4 (3.96%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (33.66%) HTML
2 30 (29.70%) HTML5
2 30 (29.70%) Node.js
3 23 (22.77%) CSS
4 16 (15.84%) CherryPy
5 11 (10.89%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 11 (10.89%) Web Services
6 7 (6.93%) JSON
6 7 (6.93%) LAMP
7 6 (5.94%) jQuery
8 5 (4.95%) CSS3
8 5 (4.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (3.96%) Laravel
9 4 (3.96%) QML
9 4 (3.96%) Qt
10 3 (2.97%) .NET
10 3 (2.97%) Angular 2
10 3 (2.97%) AngularJS
10 3 (2.97%) RabbitMQ
11 2 (1.98%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.91%) Computer Science
2 6 (5.94%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (3.96%) Arduino
3 4 (3.96%) Blog
3 4 (3.96%) Digital Media
3 4 (3.96%) Life Science
3 4 (3.96%) User Experience
4 3 (2.97%) NHS
4 3 (2.97%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.98%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.98%) Online Games
5 2 (1.98%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.98%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.99%) Online Gambling
6 1 (0.99%) Social Gaming
6 1 (0.99%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 32 (31.68%) Windows
2 15 (14.85%) Windows Server
3 11 (10.89%) Unix
4 9 (8.91%) Debian
4 9 (8.91%) Ubuntu
5 6 (5.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (4.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (3.96%) CentOS
8 2 (1.98%) Solaris
9 1 (0.99%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.99%) Fedora
9 1 (0.99%) SUSE
9 1 (0.99%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.99%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (55.45%) DevOps
2 20 (19.80%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (19.80%) Software Engineering
3 19 (18.81%) Configuration Management
3 19 (18.81%) Problem-Solving
4 14 (13.86%) Continuous Improvement
5 13 (12.87%) ITIL
6 11 (10.89%) Collaborative Working
7 9 (8.91%) Mentoring
7 9 (8.91%) Web Development
8 8 (7.92%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (6.93%) High Availability
10 6 (5.94%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (5.94%) Deployment Automation
11 5 (4.95%) Artificial Intelligence
11 5 (4.95%) Unit Testing
12 4 (3.96%) Microfluidics
12 4 (3.96%) SDLC
12 4 (3.96%) Test Automation
12 4 (3.96%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 39 (38.61%) JavaScript
2 36 (35.64%) Python
3 29 (28.71%) PHP
4 26 (25.74%) Java
4 26 (25.74%) SQL
5 21 (20.79%) Bash Shell
6 17 (16.83%) C#
7 15 (14.85%) C++
8 14 (13.86%) PowerShell
9 11 (10.89%) Ruby
10 10 (9.90%) C
11 8 (7.92%) Perl
12 5 (4.95%) Shell Script
13 3 (2.97%) Jython
14 1 (0.99%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.99%) Embedded C++
14 1 (0.99%) Korn
14 1 (0.99%) Scala
14 1 (0.99%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.99%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 14 (13.86%) Degree
2 5 (4.95%) SC Cleared
2 5 (4.95%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.98%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.99%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.99%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.99%) MCDST
5 1 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.95%) SLA
2 4 (3.96%) ISO 13485
3 3 (2.97%) GCP
3 3 (2.97%) GDPR
3 3 (2.97%) QA
4 2 (1.98%) ISO 31000
4 2 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.98%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (12.87%) Docker
2 7 (6.93%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.96%) Firmware
4 3 (2.97%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.98%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.99%) Postfix
6 1 (0.99%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 29 (28.71%) Puppet
2 27 (26.73%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (24.75%) Ansible
4 17 (16.83%) Terraform
5 12 (11.88%) HAProxy
5 12 (11.88%) Kubernetes
6 8 (7.92%) Packer
7 6 (5.94%) Nagios
8 3 (2.97%) ZABBIX
9 2 (1.98%) Cobbler
9 2 (1.98%) QRadar
10 1 (0.99%) Control-M
10 1 (0.99%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.99%) Icinga
10 1 (0.99%) Salt
Vendors
1 9 (8.91%) Red Hat
2 8 (7.92%) VMware
3 7 (6.93%) Google
4 6 (5.94%) Capita
4 6 (5.94%) Cisco
4 6 (5.94%) New Relic
4 6 (5.94%) Splunk
5 5 (4.95%) Microsoft
6 4 (3.96%) Atmel
6 4 (3.96%) Twitter
7 3 (2.97%) Rackspace
7 3 (2.97%) RedGate
8 2 (1.98%) Adobe
8 2 (1.98%) AlienVault
8 2 (1.98%) ArcSight
8 2 (1.98%) Citrix
8 2 (1.98%) Juniper
8 2 (1.98%) LogRhythm
8 2 (1.98%) Palo Alto
8 2 (1.98%) Zend