The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the City of London region that had Linux Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Specialist
Rank 257 305 368
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +63
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Specialist 4 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.061% 0.020% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.021% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 4
Median salary £57,500 £61,250 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.12% +14.48%
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £40,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +24.61%
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
6232 9463 12226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.74% 94.81% 94.82%
Number of salaries quoted 5696 8080 10335
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Linux Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region that featured Linux Specialist in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, Linux Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region featuring Linux Specialist in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Linux
1 10 (100.00%) Unix
2 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 9 (90.00%) Finance
2 9 (90.00%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (80.00%) Bash Shell
3 8 (80.00%) Back Office
3 8 (80.00%) Perl
4 7 (70.00%) Banking
4 7 (70.00%) Problem Management
5 6 (60.00%) Release Management
5 6 (60.00%) Incident Management
5 6 (60.00%) Equities
6 3 (30.00%) Fixed Income
6 3 (30.00%) Windows
7 1 (10.00%) Derivative
7 1 (10.00%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (10.00%) LAMP
7 1 (10.00%) VMware
7 1 (10.00%) Clustering
7 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution
7 1 (10.00%) PHP
7 1 (10.00%) MySQL
7 1 (10.00%) ITIL
7 1 (10.00%) Apache
7 1 (10.00%) Cisco
7 1 (10.00%) Murex
7 1 (10.00%) Calypso
7 1 (10.00%) EMC
7 1 (10.00%) SAN

Linux Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (10.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
General
1 9 (90.00%) Finance
2 8 (80.00%) Back Office
3 7 (70.00%) Banking
4 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (10.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Equities
2 3 (30.00%) Fixed Income
3 1 (10.00%) Clustering
3 1 (10.00%) Derivative
3 1 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (10.00%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
1 10 (100.00%) Unix
2 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (70.00%) Problem Management
3 6 (60.00%) Incident Management
3 6 (60.00%) Release Management
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (10.00%) Open Source
4 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 8 (80.00%) Bash Shell
2 8 (80.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) PHP
3 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Nagios
1 1 (10.00%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Calypso
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco
1 1 (10.00%) EMC
1 1 (10.00%) Murex
1 1 (10.00%) NetApp
1 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (10.00%) VMware