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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 36 40
Rank change year-on-year +8 +4  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 33 34 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 7.25% 6.85% 5.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.73% 30.36% 24.62%
Number of salaries quoted 29 28 30
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% -12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,300 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £50,000 £71,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
Tyne and Wear
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 111 112 130
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 24.40% 22.58% 22.89%
Number of salaries quoted 102 96 113
Median salary £30,000 £35,250 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.89% +11.90%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear citing Linux as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne +13 32 £32,500 -7.14% 21
North Tyneside - 1 - -
Linux
North East

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Linux.

1 34 (38.20%) PHP
2 32 (35.96%) SQL
3 27 (30.34%) HTML
4 26 (29.21%) Amazon AWS
5 25 (28.09%) JavaScript
5 25 (28.09%) CSS
6 24 (26.97%) Unix
6 24 (26.97%) Windows
7 20 (22.47%) MySQL
8 19 (21.35%) Active Directory
8 19 (21.35%) DevOps
9 18 (20.22%) Java
9 18 (20.22%) ITIL
10 17 (19.10%) XML
10 17 (19.10%) Git (software)
10 17 (19.10%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (17.98%) Microsoft Azure
11 16 (17.98%) Microsoft
11 16 (17.98%) Red Hat
12 15 (16.85%) Python
12 15 (16.85%) OOP
12 15 (16.85%) JSON
12 15 (16.85%) Windows Server
13 14 (15.73%) Degree
13 14 (15.73%) Windows Server 2012
13 14 (15.73%) AIX
14 13 (14.61%) Solaris
14 13 (14.61%) OO
14 13 (14.61%) Windows Server 2008
15 12 (13.48%) Puppet

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 (8.99%) Apache
2 6 (6.74%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.74%) nginx
3 5 (5.62%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.25%) JBoss
4 2 (2.25%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.12%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.12%) IIS
5 1 (1.12%) Mule
5 1 (1.12%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.12%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.12%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.12%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (12.36%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.25%) Abaqus
2 2 (2.25%) MS Office
2 2 (2.25%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 26 (29.21%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (17.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (8.99%) Office 365
4 6 (6.74%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (6.74%) Amazon S3
5 5 (5.62%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (5.62%) PaaS
5 5 (5.62%) Route 53
5 5 (5.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 4 (4.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (4.49%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (3.37%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 3 (3.37%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 3 (3.37%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (2.25%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (2.25%) IaaS
8 2 (2.25%) SaaS
9 1 (1.12%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.36%) DNS
2 9 (10.11%) Firewall
3 7 (7.87%) SAN
4 6 (6.74%) DHCP
4 6 (6.74%) SMTP
4 6 (6.74%) TCP/IP
5 5 (5.62%) DMZ
5 5 (5.62%) VLAN
6 3 (3.37%) VPN
7 2 (2.25%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (2.25%) HTTP
7 2 (2.25%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.12%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (22.47%) MySQL
2 10 (11.24%) Amazon RDS
2 10 (11.24%) SQL Server
3 8 (8.99%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (7.87%) NoSQL
5 6 (6.74%) MongoDB
6 5 (5.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 5 (5.62%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (3.37%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (1.12%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.12%) Redis
9 1 (1.12%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (19.10%) Git (software)
2 11 (12.36%) gulp
3 10 (11.24%) Aptana Studio
3 10 (11.24%) Firebug
3 10 (11.24%) Grunt
3 10 (11.24%) Jenkins
3 10 (11.24%) PhpStorm
4 5 (5.62%) Subversion
5 2 (2.25%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.25%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.25%) Gatling
5 2 (2.25%) Gradle
5 2 (2.25%) JMeter
5 2 (2.25%) LoadRunner
5 2 (2.25%) Selenium
6 1 (1.12%) git-flow
6 1 (1.12%) GitLab
6 1 (1.12%) JIRA
6 1 (1.12%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.12%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (5.62%) Automotive
2 4 (4.49%) Law
3 3 (3.37%) Advertising
3 3 (3.37%) Marketing
4 2 (2.25%) Games
5 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (34.83%) Developer
2 19 (21.35%) PHP Developer
3 11 (12.36%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (11.24%) Administrator
5 9 (10.11%) Linux Administrator
6 8 (8.99%) Senior Developer
7 7 (7.87%) Linux Engineer
7 7 (7.87%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 7 (7.87%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (6.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (6.74%) Support Specialist
8 6 (6.74%) Unix Specialist
8 6 (6.74%) Unix Support
8 6 (6.74%) Unix Support Specialist
8 6 (6.74%) Windows Engineer
8 6 (6.74%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (5.62%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (5.62%) Cloud Engineer
9 5 (5.62%) Exchange Engineer
10 4 (4.49%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (30.34%) HTML
2 25 (28.09%) CSS
3 17 (19.10%) XML
4 15 (16.85%) JSON
5 11 (12.36%) .NET
5 11 (12.36%) HTML5
6 10 (11.24%) Web Services
7 9 (10.11%) jQuery
7 9 (10.11%) REST
8 7 (7.87%) AngularJS
8 7 (7.87%) Node.js
8 7 (7.87%) React
9 6 (6.74%) LAMP
10 5 (5.62%) CherryPy
10 5 (5.62%) Django
10 5 (5.62%) Laravel
10 5 (5.62%) LEMP Stack
10 5 (5.62%) SQLAlchemy
10 5 (5.62%) WAP
11 4 (4.49%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.48%) Linux Command Line
2 8 (8.99%) Computer Science
3 7 (7.87%) Clustering
3 7 (7.87%) Replication
4 4 (4.49%) Driving Licence
5 3 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.37%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.37%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.25%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (2.25%) Tandem
7 1 (1.12%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.12%) iPad
7 1 (1.12%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (26.97%) Unix
1 24 (26.97%) Windows
2 15 (16.85%) Windows Server
3 14 (15.73%) AIX
3 14 (15.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (14.61%) Solaris
4 13 (14.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (12.36%) CentOS
6 8 (8.99%) Ubuntu
7 4 (4.49%) Android
7 4 (4.49%) Apple iOS
8 3 (3.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (3.37%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.25%) Debian
9 2 (2.25%) Windows 10
9 2 (2.25%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (21.35%) DevOps
2 18 (20.22%) ITIL
3 17 (19.10%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (16.85%) OOP
5 13 (14.61%) OO
6 11 (12.36%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (12.36%) Web Development
7 9 (10.11%) Configuration Management
7 9 (10.11%) Presales
7 9 (10.11%) Software Engineering
8 8 (8.99%) Open Source
9 7 (7.87%) Data Protection
9 7 (7.87%) Desktop Virtualisation
9 7 (7.87%) MVC
10 6 (6.74%) Malware Detection/Protection
10 6 (6.74%) Scrum
11 5 (5.62%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (5.62%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (5.62%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (5.62%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (38.20%) PHP
2 32 (35.96%) SQL
3 25 (28.09%) JavaScript
4 18 (20.22%) Java
5 15 (16.85%) Python
6 7 (7.87%) Bash Shell
7 6 (6.74%) Ruby
8 5 (5.62%) C++
8 5 (5.62%) PowerShell
9 4 (4.49%) Clojure
9 4 (4.49%) Perl
9 4 (4.49%) Scala
10 3 (3.37%) Groovy
11 2 (2.25%) MATLAB
11 2 (2.25%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.12%) C#
12 1 (1.12%) Go
Qualifications
1 14 (15.73%) Degree
2 12 (13.48%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (4.49%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.49%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.37%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.25%) AWS Certification
5 2 (2.25%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.12%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.99%) SLA
2 5 (5.62%) QA
System Software
1 19 (21.35%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.11%) Hyper-V
3 8 (8.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (6.74%) Docker
5 5 (5.62%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.12%) etcd
6 1 (1.12%) flannel
Systems Management
1 12 (13.48%) Puppet
2 7 (7.87%) Ansible
3 6 (6.74%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (5.62%) Backup Exec
5 3 (3.37%) Terraform
6 2 (2.25%) Linux-HA
6 2 (2.25%) rkt
7 1 (1.12%) cPanel
7 1 (1.12%) HP SiteScope
7 1 (1.12%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.12%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 16 (17.98%) Microsoft
1 16 (17.98%) Red Hat
2 11 (12.36%) Citrix
3 9 (10.11%) VMware
4 6 (6.74%) Cisco
5 5 (5.62%) arcserve
5 5 (5.62%) Sophos
5 5 (5.62%) Symantec
6 4 (4.49%) Zend
7 3 (3.37%) HP
8 2 (2.25%) IBM
8 2 (2.25%) Intel
8 2 (2.25%) Oracle
9 1 (1.12%) Dynatrace
9 1 (1.12%) Google
9 1 (1.12%) Informatica
9 1 (1.12%) Siebel
9 1 (1.12%) WSO2
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Bonus and Full Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £32,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Great Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Sunderland
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £26,100 to £42,700 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £26,100 to £42,700 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £26,100 to £42,700 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Tyne and Wear
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £26,100 to £42,700 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago