Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 31 45
Rank change year-on-year -7 +14 -6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 81 62 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 5.97% 7.26% 6.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.62% 30.69% 28.13%
Number of salaries quoted 73 51 55
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.94% +0.74%
10th Percentile £23,750 £24,250 £19,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £47,000 £51,500
North East median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06% -5.71%

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 234 202 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 17.24% 23.65% 23.02%
Number of salaries quoted 203 182 192
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £35,000 £29,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.69% -14.07% -
10th Percentile £21,400 £21,250 £20,500
90th Percentile £59,750 £42,500 £49,500
North East median annual salary £35,000 £30,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +14.75% -6.15% -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 May 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 23 May 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 -9 72 £40,000 +14.29% 25
Sunderland - 11 £35,000 -
Gateshead - 3 £33,500 - 4
Linux
North East

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 39 (48.15%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (45.68%) DevOps
3 29 (35.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 28 (34.57%) Windows
5 25 (30.86%) SQL
6 22 (27.16%) Python
7 21 (25.93%) JavaScript
8 19 (23.46%) Puppet
9 18 (22.22%) PHP
9 18 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
9 18 (22.22%) Ansible
10 16 (19.75%) Configuration Management
11 15 (18.52%) C++
11 15 (18.52%) HTML
11 15 (18.52%) ITIL
11 15 (18.52%) Degree
12 14 (17.28%) JIRA
12 14 (17.28%) MongoDB
12 14 (17.28%) Continuous Improvement
12 14 (17.28%) CSS
12 14 (17.28%) SSL
12 14 (17.28%) HAProxy
13 13 (16.05%) Terraform
13 13 (16.05%) HTML5
13 13 (16.05%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (14.81%) CherryPy
14 12 (14.81%) NoSQL
14 12 (14.81%) Node.js
14 12 (14.81%) Git (software)
14 12 (14.81%) Web Services

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 10 (12.35%) nginx
2 5 (6.17%) Confluence
3 4 (4.94%) Apache
4 1 (1.23%) IIS
4 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.47%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 39 (48.15%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (35.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (6.17%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (4.94%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (3.70%) Amazon S3
5 3 (3.70%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 3 (3.70%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (3.70%) Datadog
5 3 (3.70%) Serverless
6 1 (1.23%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 14 (17.28%) SSL
2 9 (11.11%) Firewall
3 6 (7.41%) LAN
4 5 (6.17%) WAN
5 4 (4.94%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.70%) HTTP
6 3 (3.70%) PBX
6 3 (3.70%) VoIP
7 2 (2.47%) Wireless
8 1 (1.23%) BGP
8 1 (1.23%) DHCP
8 1 (1.23%) DNS
8 1 (1.23%) IPsec
8 1 (1.23%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (1.23%) SMS
8 1 (1.23%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.28%) MongoDB
2 12 (14.81%) NoSQL
3 11 (13.58%) MySQL
4 7 (8.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 5 (6.17%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (3.70%) SQL Server
7 2 (2.47%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.23%) Power BI
8 1 (1.23%) RavenDB
8 1 (1.23%) Redis
8 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.23%) TokuMX
Development Applications
1 14 (17.28%) JIRA
2 12 (14.81%) Git (software)
2 12 (14.81%) Jenkins
3 11 (13.58%) Bitbucket
4 9 (11.11%) TeamCity
5 5 (6.17%) Visual Studio
6 4 (4.94%) Qt Creator
7 2 (2.47%) Subversion
8 1 (1.23%) JUnit
8 1 (1.23%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 10 (12.35%) Automotive
1 10 (12.35%) Games
2 6 (7.41%) Banking
2 6 (7.41%) Finance
3 5 (6.17%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.94%) Electronics
5 3 (3.70%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.47%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 30 (37.04%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (12.35%) Developer
2 10 (12.35%) Junior
3 8 (9.88%) Technical Support
4 7 (8.64%) Administrator
4 7 (8.64%) Junior DevOps
4 7 (8.64%) Junior DevOps Engineer
5 6 (7.41%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (7.41%) PHP Developer
5 6 (7.41%) Software Engineer
5 6 (7.41%) Support Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) C++ Software Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (6.17%) Senior DevOps
6 5 (6.17%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (4.94%) C Software Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) Cloud Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (18.52%) HTML
2 14 (17.28%) CSS
3 13 (16.05%) HTML5
4 12 (14.81%) CherryPy
4 12 (14.81%) Node.js
4 12 (14.81%) Web Services
5 7 (8.64%) Middleware
6 6 (7.41%) .NET
6 6 (7.41%) JSON
6 6 (7.41%) RESTful
7 5 (6.17%) LAMP
7 5 (6.17%) REST
8 4 (4.94%) Django
8 4 (4.94%) QML
8 4 (4.94%) Qt
9 3 (3.70%) SOAP
10 2 (2.47%) ASP.NET
10 2 (2.47%) Play Framework
10 2 (2.47%) Ruby on Rails
10 2 (2.47%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.35%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.94%) Arduino
2 4 (4.94%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.94%) Digital Media
2 4 (4.94%) Life Science
2 4 (4.94%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (4.94%) User Experience
3 3 (3.70%) NHS
4 2 (2.47%) Online Games
5 1 (1.23%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.23%) Clustering
5 1 (1.23%) CMDB
5 1 (1.23%) Fintech
5 1 (1.23%) Online Gambling
5 1 (1.23%) Social Gaming
5 1 (1.23%) Social Media
5 1 (1.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 28 (34.57%) Windows
2 11 (13.58%) Windows Server
3 9 (11.11%) Debian
3 9 (11.11%) Ubuntu
4 6 (7.41%) Unix
5 4 (4.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.70%) CentOS
6 3 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.47%) Solaris
8 1 (1.23%) Fedora
8 1 (1.23%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (45.68%) DevOps
2 16 (19.75%) Configuration Management
3 15 (18.52%) ITIL
4 14 (17.28%) Continuous Improvement
5 13 (16.05%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (9.88%) Collaborative Working
6 8 (9.88%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (8.64%) High Availability
7 7 (8.64%) Software Engineering
8 6 (7.41%) Change Management
8 6 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (7.41%) Identity Access Management
9 5 (6.17%) MVC
9 5 (6.17%) Scrum
9 5 (6.17%) SDLC
10 4 (4.94%) Innovative Thinking
10 4 (4.94%) Requirements Analysis
10 4 (4.94%) Test Automation
10 4 (4.94%) Unit Testing
11 3 (3.70%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 25 (30.86%) SQL
2 22 (27.16%) Python
3 21 (25.93%) JavaScript
4 18 (22.22%) PHP
5 15 (18.52%) C++
6 11 (13.58%) Java
7 10 (12.35%) Ruby
8 9 (11.11%) Bash Shell
9 8 (9.88%) C
9 8 (9.88%) Perl
10 6 (7.41%) C#
10 6 (7.41%) PowerShell
11 2 (2.47%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.47%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.23%) Go
12 1 (1.23%) Korn
12 1 (1.23%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.23%) Scala
12 1 (1.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (18.52%) Degree
2 5 (6.17%) SC Cleared
2 5 (6.17%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.47%) CCNA
3 2 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.47%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.94%) ISO 13485
1 4 (4.94%) SLA
2 2 (2.47%) GDPR
2 2 (2.47%) ISO 31000
2 2 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.47%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.23%) GCP
3 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 6 (7.41%) Docker
2 5 (6.17%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.94%) Firmware
4 2 (2.47%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.23%) Gluster
5 1 (1.23%) LXC
5 1 (1.23%) NFS
5 1 (1.23%) Postfix
5 1 (1.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 19 (23.46%) Puppet
2 18 (22.22%) Ansible
2 18 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (17.28%) HAProxy
4 13 (16.05%) Terraform
5 9 (11.11%) Kubernetes
6 8 (9.88%) Packer
7 5 (6.17%) Nagios
8 2 (2.47%) QRadar
8 2 (2.47%) Salt
9 1 (1.23%) Control-M
9 1 (1.23%) Graphite
9 1 (1.23%) Graylog
9 1 (1.23%) Icinga
9 1 (1.23%) logstash
9 1 (1.23%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (11.11%) Google
2 8 (9.88%) Cisco
2 8 (9.88%) Red Hat
2 8 (9.88%) VMware
3 7 (8.64%) Microsoft
4 6 (7.41%) Capita
4 6 (7.41%) Splunk
5 5 (6.17%) New Relic
6 4 (4.94%) Atmel
6 4 (4.94%) Symantec
7 2 (2.47%) Aerohive Networks
7 2 (2.47%) Avaya
7 2 (2.47%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.47%) Juniper
7 2 (2.47%) LogRhythm
7 2 (2.47%) McAfee
7 2 (2.47%) Micro Focus
7 2 (2.47%) Mitel
7 2 (2.47%) Palo Alto
7 2 (2.47%) SolarWinds