The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Specialist
Rank 259 317 320
Rank change year-on-year
+58 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Specialist 6 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.090% 0.010% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.095% 0.010% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 1
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +15.78%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £32,250
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +55.03%
Linux Specialist
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
6345 9909 9973
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.06% 95.41% 94.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5708 8596 8486
Average salary £57,500 £54,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.50% -0.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Linux Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Linux Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Linux Specialist
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Linux Specialist Salary Trend in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Linux Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (90.91%) Finance
2 10 (90.91%) Bash Shell
3 9 (81.82%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (81.82%) SQL
3 9 (81.82%) Unix
4 8 (72.73%) Perl
4 8 (72.73%) Back Office
4 8 (72.73%) Equities
5 6 (54.55%) Banking
6 5 (45.45%) Incident Management
6 5 (45.45%) Problem Management
6 5 (45.45%) Release Management
7 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (18.18%) Nagios
8 2 (18.18%) EMC
8 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
8 2 (18.18%) Python
8 2 (18.18%) VMware
8 2 (18.18%) Puppet
8 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1 (9.09%) OpenStack
9 1 (9.09%) DevOps
9 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
9 1 (9.09%) EMC VNX
9 1 (9.09%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
9 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
9 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (9.09%) Performance Management

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Linux Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) JBoss
1 1 (9.09%) OpenStack
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
1 1 (9.09%) LDAP
General
1 10 (90.91%) Finance
2 8 (72.73%) Back Office
3 6 (54.55%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Equities
2 1 (9.09%) EMC VNX
2 1 (9.09%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (81.82%) Unix
3 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (45.45%) Incident Management
2 5 (45.45%) Problem Management
2 5 (45.45%) Release Management
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
3 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) Bash Shell
2 9 (81.82%) SQL
3 8 (72.73%) Perl
4 2 (18.18%) Python
5 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) RHCA
1 1 (9.09%) RHCE
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Nagios
1 2 (18.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) EMC
1 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
1 2 (18.18%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle