The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Consultant
Rank 225 219 212
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Consultant 2 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.034% 0.055% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.059% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 3
Average salary £30,000 £40,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.92% -19.00%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -15.00%
Linux Consultant
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5496 5108 5231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.35% 92.97% 94.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3839 3994 4357
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,500 £26,825
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Linux Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux Consultant in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Linux Consultant
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Consultant across the Berkshire region.

Linux Consultant Salary Trend in Berkshire

Linux Consultant
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Consultant within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -4 2 £30,000 -33.33%
Linux Consultant
South East

Linux Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Linux Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Linux Consultant in their job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) UNIX
3 5 (62.50%) Python
3 5 (62.50%) DNS
3 5 (62.50%) Load Balancing
4 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
5 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
5 3 (37.50%) RHCE
5 3 (37.50%) Project Management
5 3 (37.50%) SLA
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (37.50%) FreeBSD
5 3 (37.50%) IIS
5 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
5 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
5 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (37.50%) SUSE
5 3 (37.50%) Debian
5 3 (37.50%) VMware
5 3 (37.50%) Ubuntu
6 2 (25.00%) QA
6 2 (25.00%) KVM
6 2 (25.00%) Product Management
6 2 (25.00%) Open Source
6 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
6 2 (25.00%) Puppet
6 2 (25.00%) Capacity Management
6 2 (25.00%) Perl

Linux Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Linux Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Linux Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) IIS
1 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) DNS
2 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (25.00%) SMTP
3 2 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (12.50%) Firmware
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Grid Computing
2 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) UNIX
3 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (37.50%) FreeBSD
4 3 (37.50%) SUSE
4 3 (37.50%) Debian
4 3 (37.50%) Ubuntu
5 1 (12.50%) AIX
5 1 (12.50%) HPUX
5 1 (12.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Load Balancing
2 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Service Management
3 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (25.00%) Product Management
3 2 (25.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Python
2 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (25.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) RHCE
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) SLA
2 2 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
2 2 (25.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (12.50%) Nagios
2 1 (12.50%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (12.50%) Cacti
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) EMC