Period
to 23 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 19 36
Rank change year-on-year +1 +17 -19
Permanent jobs citing Linux 102 127 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 10.64% 10.83% 6.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.43% 39.20% 33.00%
Number of salaries quoted 89 90 58
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% +20.29% -1.43%
10th Percentile £32,250 £25,338 £23,895
90th Percentile £65,000 £50,324 £47,500
North East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +15.94% -1.43%

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 280 324 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 29.20% 27.62% 20.44%
Number of salaries quoted 251 252 176
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.84%
10th Percentile £21,329 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £48,562 £51,250
North East median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year - +4.48% +7.20%

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 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 0 95 £45,000 +5.88% 8
Sunderland -5 3 £22,500 -26.23% 1
Gateshead -4 2 £42,500 +71.72%
Jarrow - 1 £38,237 -
Linux
North East

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 37 (36.27%) Degree
2 36 (35.29%) Windows
3 35 (34.31%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (34.31%) Amazon AWS
4 32 (31.37%) SQL
5 30 (29.41%) DevOps
6 29 (28.43%) JavaScript
6 29 (28.43%) Web Services
7 26 (25.49%) Oracle
7 26 (25.49%) ITIL
7 26 (25.49%) HTML
8 25 (24.51%) Microsoft Azure
9 23 (22.55%) Oracle RAC
9 23 (22.55%) CSS
10 21 (20.59%) Computer Science
10 21 (20.59%) Security Cleared
11 20 (19.61%) HTML5
11 20 (19.61%) Java
11 20 (19.61%) Mentoring
11 20 (19.61%) Windows Server
12 19 (18.63%) Oracle Database
13 18 (17.65%) Oracle Database 12c
13 18 (17.65%) Oracle GoldenGate
13 18 (17.65%) Oracle Linux
13 18 (17.65%) High Availability
13 18 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
13 18 (17.65%) Python
13 18 (17.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 18 (17.65%) Data Guard
14 16 (15.69%) NoSQL

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 14 (13.73%) nginx
2 10 (9.80%) Apache
3 7 (6.86%) JBoss
4 6 (5.88%) iPlanet
4 6 (5.88%) Tomcat
4 6 (5.88%) WebLogic
5 5 (4.90%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (4.90%) MQSeries
5 5 (4.90%) OpenStack
5 5 (4.90%) SharePoint
5 5 (4.90%) WebLogic Portal
6 4 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (3.92%) MS Exchange
7 3 (2.94%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (1.96%) Confluence
9 1 (0.98%) Documentum
9 1 (0.98%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (4.90%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (4.90%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (5.88%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.98%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 35 (34.31%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (24.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (8.82%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (6.86%) Amazon S3
4 7 (6.86%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (3.92%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (3.92%) Office 365
6 3 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (1.96%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 2 (1.96%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (1.96%) Serverless
8 1 (0.98%) Datadog
8 1 (0.98%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (15.69%) Firewall
2 13 (12.75%) SAN
3 12 (11.76%) TCP/IP
4 11 (10.78%) SSL
5 9 (8.82%) NAS
5 9 (8.82%) VLAN
6 8 (7.84%) WAN
7 7 (6.86%) DNS
8 6 (5.88%) DHCP
8 6 (5.88%) LAN
8 6 (5.88%) VoIP
9 5 (4.90%) LDAP
9 5 (4.90%) VPN
10 4 (3.92%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (3.92%) DMZ
10 4 (3.92%) SMTP
10 4 (3.92%) WLAN
11 3 (2.94%) SMS
12 2 (1.96%) FTP
12 2 (1.96%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (18.63%) Oracle Database
2 18 (17.65%) Oracle Database 12c
3 16 (15.69%) NoSQL
4 14 (13.73%) MongoDB
5 7 (6.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 7 (6.86%) MySQL
6 6 (5.88%) RDBMS
6 6 (5.88%) Relational Database
7 4 (3.92%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.98%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (8.82%) JIRA
2 6 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (3.92%) Hudson
4 3 (2.94%) Maven
5 2 (1.96%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.98%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.98%) Ranorex
6 1 (0.98%) Selenium
6 1 (0.98%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (11.76%) Automotive
1 12 (11.76%) Banking
1 12 (11.76%) Finance
2 4 (3.92%) Advertising
2 4 (3.92%) Games
3 1 (0.98%) Electronics
3 1 (0.98%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (17.65%) DBA
1 18 (17.65%) Oracle DBA
2 16 (15.69%) DevOps Engineer
3 13 (12.75%) Developer
4 12 (11.76%) Technical Support
5 9 (8.82%) Java Developer
6 8 (7.84%) Cloud Engineer
6 8 (7.84%) Software Engineer
6 8 (7.84%) Technical Leader
7 7 (6.86%) Project Engineer
8 6 (5.88%) DBA Manager
8 6 (5.88%) ITIL Manager
8 6 (5.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 6 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
8 6 (5.88%) Linux Support
8 6 (5.88%) Operations Engineer
8 6 (5.88%) Senior DBA
8 6 (5.88%) Senior Developer
8 6 (5.88%) Senior Oracle DBA
8 6 (5.88%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (28.43%) Web Services
2 26 (25.49%) HTML
3 23 (22.55%) CSS
4 20 (19.61%) HTML5
5 18 (17.65%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 14 (13.73%) RESTful
7 13 (12.75%) JSON
7 13 (12.75%) Middleware
7 13 (12.75%) Node.js
8 11 (10.78%) CherryPy
9 7 (6.86%) J2EE
10 5 (4.90%) Apache Cordova
10 5 (4.90%) HTML5 Canvas
11 4 (3.92%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 4 (3.92%) STL
11 4 (3.92%) WAP
12 2 (1.96%) .NET Framework
12 2 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (1.96%) jQuery
12 2 (1.96%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.59%) Computer Science
2 10 (9.80%) Clustering
3 8 (7.84%) CMDB
4 6 (5.88%) Virtual Team
5 4 (3.92%) Replication
6 3 (2.94%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (2.94%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (2.94%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.96%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.96%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.98%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (0.98%) Arduino
8 1 (0.98%) CESG
8 1 (0.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.98%) Life Science
8 1 (0.98%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.98%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 36 (35.29%) Windows
2 20 (19.61%) Windows Server
3 18 (17.65%) Oracle Linux
3 18 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (10.78%) Unix
5 8 (7.84%) Ubuntu
6 7 (6.86%) CentOS
7 6 (5.88%) AIX
7 6 (5.88%) HPUX
7 6 (5.88%) Solaris
7 6 (5.88%) SUSE
8 4 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (34.31%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (29.41%) DevOps
3 26 (25.49%) ITIL
4 20 (19.61%) Mentoring
5 18 (17.65%) High Availability
6 13 (12.75%) Performance Tuning
7 12 (11.76%) Change Management
7 12 (11.76%) Identity Access Management
8 10 (9.80%) Configuration Management
8 10 (9.80%) Software Engineering
9 9 (8.82%) SDLC
10 8 (7.84%) Scrum
11 6 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
11 6 (5.88%) Coaching
11 6 (5.88%) Collaborative Working
11 6 (5.88%) Performance Management
11 6 (5.88%) Project Management
11 6 (5.88%) Project Planning
11 6 (5.88%) Test Automation
12 5 (4.90%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 32 (31.37%) SQL
2 29 (28.43%) JavaScript
3 20 (19.61%) Java
4 18 (17.65%) Python
5 14 (13.73%) PHP
6 9 (8.82%) Ruby
7 8 (7.84%) C++
7 8 (7.84%) Perl
8 7 (6.86%) Bash Shell
9 6 (5.88%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.94%) C-shell
10 3 (2.94%) Korn
10 3 (2.94%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.96%) C#
12 1 (0.98%) C
12 1 (0.98%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.98%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (36.27%) Degree
2 21 (20.59%) Security Cleared
3 16 (15.69%) Computer Science Degree
4 12 (11.76%) Oracle Certification
5 4 (3.92%) AWS Certification
6 3 (2.94%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.98%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (0.98%) CISM
7 1 (0.98%) CISSP
7 1 (0.98%) CITP
7 1 (0.98%) IISP
7 1 (0.98%) ISSAP
7 1 (0.98%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.96%) QA
2 1 (0.98%) COBIT
2 1 (0.98%) GDPR
2 1 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 23 (22.55%) Oracle RAC
2 12 (11.76%) Virtual Machines
2 12 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (10.78%) Docker
4 10 (9.80%) Hyper-V
5 6 (5.88%) KVM
5 6 (5.88%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 5 (4.90%) Active Directory
7 4 (3.92%) DFS Replication
7 4 (3.92%) XenApp
8 2 (1.96%) Samba
9 1 (0.98%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 18 (17.65%) Data Guard
1 18 (17.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 12 (11.76%) NetBackup
2 12 (11.76%) Puppet
3 11 (10.78%) HAProxy
3 11 (10.78%) Kubernetes
3 11 (10.78%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (9.80%) Ansible
4 10 (9.80%) Terraform
5 5 (4.90%) OpenView
5 5 (4.90%) Packer
6 4 (3.92%) Backup Exec
6 4 (3.92%) Docker Swarm
6 4 (3.92%) WSUS
7 1 (0.98%) Nagios
Vendors
1 26 (25.49%) Oracle
2 14 (13.73%) Red Hat
3 13 (12.75%) VMware
4 12 (11.76%) Cisco
5 10 (9.80%) Veritas
6 8 (7.84%) HP
6 8 (7.84%) Microsoft
7 6 (5.88%) Citrix
7 6 (5.88%) PlateSpin
7 6 (5.88%) Sun
8 5 (4.90%) Cognos
8 5 (4.90%) F5
8 5 (4.90%) Opsware
9 4 (3.92%) arcserve
9 4 (3.92%) CA
9 4 (3.92%) Sophos
9 4 (3.92%) Symantec
9 4 (3.92%) Veeam
10 3 (2.94%) Borland
10 3 (2.94%) Google