The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London 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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Consultant
Rank 304 335 322
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Consultant 2 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.018% 0.017% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.018% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 3
Average salary £51,250 £52,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.38% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £52,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £52,500 £38,300
UK excluding London average salary £51,250 £50,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +21.95%
Linux Consultant
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
10205 11027 11046
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.59% 93.06% 94.30%
Number of salaries quoted 8935 9469 10030
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Linux Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Linux Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Linux Consultant
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Linux Consultant Salary Trend in the City of London

Linux Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (83.33%) Cisco
2 10 (83.33%) Firewall
2 10 (83.33%) Cisco IOS
2 10 (83.33%) Cisco PIX
2 10 (83.33%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (16.67%) DNS
3 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (16.67%) Web Services
3 2 (16.67%) OpenStack
3 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (16.67%) Docker
3 2 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (16.67%) Ansible
3 2 (16.67%) SELinux
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) C
3 2 (16.67%) Perl
3 2 (16.67%) Python
3 2 (16.67%) Tcl
3 2 (16.67%) Ruby
3 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 2 (16.67%) SNMP
4 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (8.33%) VPN
4 1 (8.33%) iSCSI
4 1 (8.33%) IPsec
4 1 (8.33%) Telecoms

Linux Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 2 (16.67%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) Firewall
1 10 (83.33%) Cisco IOS
1 10 (83.33%) Cisco PIX
1 10 (83.33%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (16.67%) SNMP
2 2 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (8.33%) VPN
3 1 (8.33%) IPsec
3 1 (8.33%) FCoE
3 1 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (8.33%) iSCSI
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C
1 2 (16.67%) Perl
1 2 (16.67%) Python
1 2 (16.67%) Tcl
1 2 (16.67%) Ruby
1 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (16.67%) Ansible
1 2 (16.67%) SELinux
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Cisco
2 2 (16.67%) VMware