Period
to 23 July 2019

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 23 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
23 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 20 37 21
Rank change year-on-year +17 -16 +11
Permanent jobs citing Linux 87 89 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 9.55% 6.70% 9.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.80% 40.27% 41.24%
Number of salaries quoted 50 79 58
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £50,000 £42,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.96% +22.14% -12.50%
10th Percentile £28,750 £23,750 £25,650
90th Percentile £72,105 £58,750 £51,250
North East median annual salary £45,024 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +12.56% +14.29% -6.67%

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 182 221 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 19.98% 16.63% 23.29%
Number of salaries quoted 112 192 152
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,500 £21,525
90th Percentile £59,233 £56,250 £47,300
North East median annual salary £39,471 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 23 July 2019.

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 23 July 2019. 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 63 £50,000 +11.11% 23
Gateshead +8 22 £42,500 +26.87% 9
Linux
North East

For the 6 months to 23 July 2019, 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 42 (48.28%) Windows
2 36 (41.38%) Python
3 31 (35.63%) SQL
3 31 (35.63%) DevOps
4 28 (32.18%) Microsoft Azure
5 26 (29.89%) Amazon AWS
5 26 (29.89%) Ansible
6 25 (28.74%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (27.59%) Puppet
7 24 (27.59%) ITIL
8 23 (26.44%) Analytical Skills
9 22 (25.29%) Problem-Solving
10 21 (24.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 20 (22.99%) SLA
11 20 (22.99%) Microsoft
11 20 (22.99%) Windows Server
12 18 (20.69%) MySQL
13 17 (19.54%) Red Hat
13 17 (19.54%) Terraform
14 16 (18.39%) Docker
15 15 (17.24%) Java
15 15 (17.24%) Unix
16 14 (16.09%) Service Delivery
16 14 (16.09%) PowerShell
16 14 (16.09%) Bash Shell
16 14 (16.09%) Mentoring
16 14 (16.09%) Kubernetes
17 13 (14.94%) SQL Server
17 13 (14.94%) HP
18 12 (13.79%) Dell

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 (9.20%) Apache
1 8 (9.20%) IIS
2 2 (2.30%) nginx
2 2 (2.30%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (32.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (29.89%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.60%) Office 365
4 3 (3.45%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (2.30%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (2.30%) IaaS
5 2 (2.30%) PaaS
5 2 (2.30%) SaaS
5 2 (2.30%) Serverless
6 1 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.15%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (1.15%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.15%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.15%) Azure Functions
6 1 (1.15%) Datadog
6 1 (1.15%) Power Platform
6 1 (1.15%) PowerApps
6 1 (1.15%) Route 53
6 1 (1.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.79%) Network Security
2 11 (12.64%) LAN
2 11 (12.64%) WAN
3 9 (10.34%) SSL
4 3 (3.45%) DNS
5 2 (2.30%) Firewall
5 2 (2.30%) HTTP
5 2 (2.30%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.15%) DHCP
6 1 (1.15%) DSL
6 1 (1.15%) Extranet
6 1 (1.15%) FTP
6 1 (1.15%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.15%) Intranet
6 1 (1.15%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.15%) IPsec
6 1 (1.15%) SAN
6 1 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (20.69%) MySQL
2 13 (14.94%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.60%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (3.45%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.30%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (2.30%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (2.30%) Big Data
5 2 (2.30%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.15%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.15%) DB2
6 1 (1.15%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.15%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (6.90%) Git (software)
1 6 (6.90%) TeamCity
2 5 (5.75%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.45%) HP UFT
3 3 (3.45%) JIRA
3 3 (3.45%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.15%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.15%) GitLab
4 1 (1.15%) Metasploit
4 1 (1.15%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.15%) SonarQube
4 1 (1.15%) Subversion
4 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 11 (12.64%) Back Office
2 8 (9.20%) Finance
3 1 (1.15%) Banking
3 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (26.44%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (13.79%) Analyst
2 12 (13.79%) IT Manager
3 11 (12.64%) Infrastructure Manager
3 11 (12.64%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 9 (10.34%) Consultant
4 9 (10.34%) Integration Specialist
4 9 (10.34%) Technical Specialist
5 7 (8.05%) Azure Consultant
5 7 (8.05%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (8.05%) Microsoft Consultant
6 6 (6.90%) Cloud Engineer
7 4 (4.60%) Applications Support
7 4 (4.60%) Software Engineer
8 3 (3.45%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (3.45%) Architect
8 3 (3.45%) Developer
8 3 (3.45%) Server Engineer
8 3 (3.45%) Support Analyst
8 3 (3.45%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.49%) XML
2 9 (10.34%) XML Messaging
3 6 (6.90%) Web Services
4 5 (5.75%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (3.45%) Node.js
6 2 (2.30%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.30%) CSS
6 2 (2.30%) CSS3
6 2 (2.30%) HTML
6 2 (2.30%) HTML5
6 2 (2.30%) jQuery
6 2 (2.30%) LAMP
6 2 (2.30%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (2.30%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (2.30%) SAML
6 2 (2.30%) Zend Framework
7 1 (1.15%) COM
7 1 (1.15%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (1.15%) J2EE
7 1 (1.15%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 23 (26.44%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.05%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.60%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (3.45%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.30%) Life Science
6 1 (1.15%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (1.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.15%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.15%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.15%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.15%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 42 (48.28%) Windows
2 21 (24.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 20 (22.99%) Windows Server
4 15 (17.24%) Unix
5 10 (11.49%) CentOS
6 9 (10.34%) Solaris
7 7 (8.05%) Debian
8 3 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.30%) AIX
9 2 (2.30%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.15%) Kali Linux
10 1 (1.15%) Mesosphere
10 1 (1.15%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.15%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.15%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (35.63%) DevOps
2 25 (28.74%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (27.59%) ITIL
4 22 (25.29%) Problem-Solving
5 14 (16.09%) Mentoring
5 14 (16.09%) Service Delivery
6 12 (13.79%) Coaching
6 12 (13.79%) Technology Roadmap
7 11 (12.64%) Project Management
8 9 (10.34%) Configuration Management
9 8 (9.20%) ITSM
10 7 (8.05%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (6.90%) Site Reliability Engineering
11 6 (6.90%) Software Engineering
12 5 (5.75%) High Availability
12 5 (5.75%) SIEM
12 5 (5.75%) Test Automation
13 4 (4.60%) Analytics
13 4 (4.60%) Incident Management
13 4 (4.60%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 36 (41.38%) Python
2 31 (35.63%) SQL
3 15 (17.24%) Java
4 14 (16.09%) Bash Shell
4 14 (16.09%) PowerShell
5 11 (12.64%) Ruby
6 10 (11.49%) Perl
7 9 (10.34%) JavaScript
8 4 (4.60%) Scala
9 3 (3.45%) C
9 3 (3.45%) C++
9 3 (3.45%) TypeScript
10 2 (2.30%) Go
10 2 (2.30%) PHP
11 1 (1.15%) C#
11 1 (1.15%) Rust
Qualifications
1 4 (4.60%) SC Cleared
1 4 (4.60%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.45%) Degree
3 2 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.15%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 1 (1.15%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.15%) CCSP
4 1 (1.15%) CEH
4 1 (1.15%) CHFI
4 1 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.15%) ECIH
4 1 (1.15%) GCIH
4 1 (1.15%) GIAC
4 1 (1.15%) MCDST
4 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.15%) OSCE
4 1 (1.15%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (22.99%) SLA
2 2 (2.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (18.39%) Docker
2 10 (11.49%) Active Directory
3 9 (10.34%) Hyper-V
3 9 (10.34%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 26 (29.89%) Ansible
2 24 (27.59%) Puppet
3 17 (19.54%) Terraform
4 14 (16.09%) Kubernetes
5 12 (13.79%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.15%) CASB
6 1 (1.15%) Nagios
6 1 (1.15%) Nessus
6 1 (1.15%) Nmap
6 1 (1.15%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.15%) OpenVAS
6 1 (1.15%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (1.15%) Packer
6 1 (1.15%) QRadar
6 1 (1.15%) Rancher
6 1 (1.15%) vMotion
Vendors
1 20 (22.99%) Microsoft
2 17 (19.54%) Red Hat
3 13 (14.94%) HP
4 12 (13.79%) Dell
5 11 (12.64%) CheckPoint
5 11 (12.64%) Cisco
5 11 (12.64%) Juniper
6 9 (10.34%) Oracle
7 8 (9.20%) ServiceNow
8 5 (5.75%) VMware
9 3 (3.45%) Google
10 2 (2.30%) Splunk
10 2 (2.30%) Zend
11 1 (1.15%) Citrix
11 1 (1.15%) Fiserv
11 1 (1.15%) LogRhythm
11 1 (1.15%) New Relic
11 1 (1.15%) Qualys
11 1 (1.15%) Sage
11 1 (1.15%) Symantec