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

Linux
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 18 40
Rank change year-on-year -8 +22 -11
Permanent jobs citing Linux 94 105 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 7.29% 10.36% 5.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.30% 35.23% 30.32%
Number of salaries quoted 92 66 47
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £40,000 £35,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.68% +1.43% -15.66%
10th Percentile £31,250 £22,250 £26,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £59,375 £49,500
North East median annual salary £37,250 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year +6.43% +1.45% -14.29%

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 291 298 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 22.58% 29.39% 19.38%
Number of salaries quoted 265 236 155
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £34,000 £29,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.24% -10.77% -7.14%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £19,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £45,000 £52,500
North East median annual salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% -7.69% -7.14%

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 17 February 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 17 February 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 -10 84 £42,500 +15.65% 21
Sunderland +1 10 £35,000 +48.94% 1
Gateshead -20 2 £27,000 +20.00% 3
Jarrow - 1 £38,237 -
Linux
North East

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 40 (42.55%) Windows
1 40 (42.55%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (31.91%) DevOps
2 30 (31.91%) SQL
3 29 (30.85%) JavaScript
3 29 (30.85%) Web Services
3 29 (30.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 27 (28.72%) ITIL
5 22 (23.40%) HTML
6 21 (22.34%) Python
6 21 (22.34%) High Availability
7 19 (20.21%) Windows Server
7 19 (20.21%) Firewall
7 19 (20.21%) Automotive
8 18 (19.15%) Middleware
8 18 (19.15%) CSS
8 18 (19.15%) NoSQL
9 17 (18.09%) RESTful
9 17 (18.09%) Identity Access Management
9 17 (18.09%) PHP
9 17 (18.09%) Change Management
9 17 (18.09%) Banking
10 16 (17.02%) Finance
10 16 (17.02%) nginx
10 16 (17.02%) MongoDB
10 16 (17.02%) HTML5
10 16 (17.02%) Windows Server 2012
11 15 (15.96%) Red Hat
11 15 (15.96%) TCP/IP
11 15 (15.96%) JSON

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 16 (17.02%) nginx
2 9 (9.57%) Apache
3 6 (6.38%) JBoss
3 6 (6.38%) SharePoint
4 5 (5.32%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (5.32%) iPlanet
4 5 (5.32%) MQSeries
4 5 (5.32%) OpenStack
4 5 (5.32%) Tomcat
4 5 (5.32%) WebLogic
4 5 (5.32%) WebLogic Portal
5 4 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (4.26%) MS Exchange
6 2 (2.13%) Confluence
6 2 (2.13%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (1.06%) Documentum
7 1 (1.06%) IIS
7 1 (1.06%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (5.32%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (5.32%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (2.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (5.32%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 40 (42.55%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (30.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (9.57%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (9.57%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (7.45%) Amazon S3
5 4 (4.26%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (4.26%) Office 365
6 2 (2.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (2.13%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (2.13%) Serverless
7 1 (1.06%) Datadog
7 1 (1.06%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (20.21%) Firewall
2 15 (15.96%) TCP/IP
3 14 (14.89%) SSL
4 13 (13.83%) SAN
5 10 (10.64%) WAN
6 9 (9.57%) LAN
6 9 (9.57%) NAS
6 9 (9.57%) VLAN
6 9 (9.57%) VoIP
7 8 (8.51%) DNS
8 7 (7.45%) DHCP
9 5 (5.32%) VPN
10 4 (4.26%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (4.26%) DMZ
10 4 (4.26%) SMTP
10 4 (4.26%) WLAN
11 3 (3.19%) PBX
11 3 (3.19%) SSH
11 3 (3.19%) Wireless
12 2 (2.13%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (19.15%) NoSQL
2 16 (17.02%) MongoDB
3 7 (7.45%) MySQL
4 5 (5.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 5 (5.32%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.06%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.06%) Power BI
5 1 (1.06%) Redis
5 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.06%) TokuMX
Development Applications
1 7 (7.45%) JIRA
2 6 (6.38%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (4.26%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.26%) Hudson
4 2 (2.13%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.06%) Maven
5 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 19 (20.21%) Automotive
2 17 (18.09%) Banking
3 16 (17.02%) Finance
4 4 (4.26%) Advertising
5 3 (3.19%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.13%) Games
7 1 (1.06%) Electronics
7 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.06%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (18.09%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (17.02%) Technical Support
3 12 (12.77%) Developer
4 10 (10.64%) Cloud Engineer
4 10 (10.64%) Project Engineer
5 9 (9.57%) Technical Leader
6 7 (7.45%) Consultant
6 7 (7.45%) Junior
6 7 (7.45%) Linux Engineer
6 7 (7.45%) Operations Engineer
7 6 (6.38%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 6 (6.38%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 6 (6.38%) PHP Developer
8 5 (5.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 5 (5.32%) AWS DevOps
8 5 (5.32%) Junior Technical Support
8 5 (5.32%) Technical Engineer
9 4 (4.26%) AWS Engineer
9 4 (4.26%) Infrastructure Support
9 4 (4.26%) Technical Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (30.85%) Web Services
2 22 (23.40%) HTML
3 18 (19.15%) CSS
3 18 (19.15%) Middleware
4 17 (18.09%) RESTful
5 16 (17.02%) HTML5
6 15 (15.96%) JSON
7 14 (14.89%) Node.js
8 13 (13.83%) CherryPy
9 6 (6.38%) .NET
9 6 (6.38%) J2EE
9 6 (6.38%) LDAP
10 4 (4.26%) WAP
11 3 (3.19%) ASP.NET
11 3 (3.19%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (3.19%) Django
11 3 (3.19%) jQuery
11 3 (3.19%) REST
11 3 (3.19%) SOAP
12 2 (2.13%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.64%) Clustering
2 9 (9.57%) CMDB
3 6 (6.38%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (4.26%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.26%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.26%) Replication
5 2 (2.13%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.13%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.06%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (1.06%) Arduino
6 1 (1.06%) CESG
6 1 (1.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.06%) Fintech
6 1 (1.06%) Life Science
6 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.06%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.06%) Social Media
6 1 (1.06%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 40 (42.55%) Windows
2 19 (20.21%) Windows Server
3 16 (17.02%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (10.64%) Unix
5 9 (9.57%) CentOS
5 9 (9.57%) Ubuntu
6 5 (5.32%) AIX
6 5 (5.32%) HPUX
6 5 (5.32%) Solaris
6 5 (5.32%) SUSE
7 4 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.06%) Debian
8 1 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (31.91%) DevOps
2 27 (28.72%) ITIL
3 21 (22.34%) High Availability
4 17 (18.09%) Change Management
4 17 (18.09%) Identity Access Management
5 12 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (10.64%) Configuration Management
7 9 (9.57%) Scrum
8 8 (8.51%) SDLC
9 6 (6.38%) Coaching
9 6 (6.38%) Mentoring
10 5 (5.32%) Change Control
10 5 (5.32%) Collaborative Working
10 5 (5.32%) Load Balancing
10 5 (5.32%) MVC
10 5 (5.32%) Software Engineering
11 4 (4.26%) Incident Management
11 4 (4.26%) Line Management
11 4 (4.26%) Proactive Monitoring
11 4 (4.26%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 30 (31.91%) SQL
2 29 (30.85%) JavaScript
3 21 (22.34%) Python
4 17 (18.09%) PHP
5 14 (14.89%) Java
6 11 (11.70%) Ruby
7 7 (7.45%) Perl
8 6 (6.38%) Bash Shell
8 6 (6.38%) PowerShell
9 5 (5.32%) C++
10 3 (3.19%) C#
10 3 (3.19%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.13%) C-shell
11 2 (2.13%) Korn
12 1 (1.06%) Embedded C
12 1 (1.06%) Go
12 1 (1.06%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.06%) Scala
12 1 (1.06%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.06%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (10.64%) Degree
2 4 (4.26%) AWS Certification
3 3 (3.19%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.19%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.13%) CCNA
4 2 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.06%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (1.06%) CISM
5 1 (1.06%) CISSP
5 1 (1.06%) CITP
5 1 (1.06%) IISP
5 1 (1.06%) ISSAP
5 1 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.06%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.06%) COBIT
1 1 (1.06%) GDPR
1 1 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 1 (1.06%) QA
1 1 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (12.77%) Docker
2 11 (11.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (9.57%) Hyper-V
4 5 (5.32%) Active Directory
4 5 (5.32%) KVM
4 5 (5.32%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (5.32%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 4 (4.26%) DFS Replication
5 4 (4.26%) XenApp
6 2 (2.13%) Samba
7 1 (1.06%) Firmware
7 1 (1.06%) Gluster
7 1 (1.06%) LXC
7 1 (1.06%) NFS
Systems Management
1 14 (14.89%) HAProxy
2 13 (13.83%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (13.83%) Puppet
3 12 (12.77%) Kubernetes
3 12 (12.77%) Terraform
4 10 (10.64%) Ansible
5 5 (5.32%) OpenView
5 5 (5.32%) Packer
6 4 (4.26%) Backup Exec
6 4 (4.26%) Docker Swarm
6 4 (4.26%) WSUS
7 2 (2.13%) Salt
8 1 (1.06%) Graphite
8 1 (1.06%) Graylog
8 1 (1.06%) Icinga
8 1 (1.06%) logstash
8 1 (1.06%) Nagios
8 1 (1.06%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 15 (15.96%) Red Hat
2 14 (14.89%) Cisco
3 13 (13.83%) VMware
4 12 (12.77%) Microsoft
5 9 (9.57%) Veritas
6 8 (8.51%) HP
7 7 (7.45%) Oracle
8 6 (6.38%) Citrix
8 6 (6.38%) Symantec
9 5 (5.32%) Cognos
9 5 (5.32%) F5
9 5 (5.32%) Opsware
9 5 (5.32%) PlateSpin
9 5 (5.32%) Sun
10 4 (4.26%) arcserve
10 4 (4.26%) CA
10 4 (4.26%) Google
10 4 (4.26%) Sophos
10 4 (4.26%) Veeam
11 3 (3.19%) Borland