The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the East of England region that had Linux Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Specialist
Rank 235 276 284
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Specialist 9 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.14% 0.065% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.067% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 1
Median salary £42,000 £46,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.67% -7.00%
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £41,000 £33,695
% change year-on-year
-1.21% +21.68%
Linux Specialist
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6355 7447 8149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.06% 97.41% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 5423 6194 6810
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Linux Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Linux Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Linux Specialist
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Linux Specialist Salary Trend in the East of England

Linux Specialist
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Specialist within the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex - 5 £42,000 -
Hertfordshire +20 4 £32,500 -30.10%
Linux Specialist
England

Linux Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 East of England region featuring Linux Specialist in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (72.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (63.64%) Perl
3 7 (63.64%) Python
4 5 (45.45%) LAMP
4 5 (45.45%) DevOps
5 4 (36.36%) Debian
5 4 (36.36%) Bash Shell
5 4 (36.36%) Internet
6 3 (27.27%) Apache
6 3 (27.27%) PHP
6 3 (27.27%) MySQL
6 3 (27.27%) Puppet
6 3 (27.27%) Postfix
6 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (27.27%) Degree
7 2 (18.18%) Ruby
7 2 (18.18%) Network Management
7 2 (18.18%) Publishing
7 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
7 2 (18.18%) Web Services
7 2 (18.18%) ITIL
7 2 (18.18%) Unix
7 2 (18.18%) Windows
7 2 (18.18%) LAN
7 2 (18.18%) VoIP
7 2 (18.18%) WAN
7 2 (18.18%) RHCE
7 2 (18.18%) Red Hat

Linux Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 3 (27.27%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Internet
2 2 (18.18%) LAN
2 2 (18.18%) VoIP
2 2 (18.18%) WAN
3 1 (9.09%) DNS
3 1 (9.09%) Firewall
3 1 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (9.09%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) MySQL
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Publishing
2 1 (9.09%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) LAMP
2 2 (18.18%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (72.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (36.36%) Debian
4 2 (18.18%) Unix
4 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) DevOps
2 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Network Management
3 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
3 1 (9.09%) Information Governance
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security
3 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Perl
1 7 (63.64%) Python
2 4 (36.36%) Bash Shell
3 3 (27.27%) PHP
4 2 (18.18%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) RHCE
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) HIPAA
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Postfix
2 1 (9.09%) iptables
2 1 (9.09%) NFS
2 1 (9.09%) Samba
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Server
2 1 (9.09%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Puppet
2 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) VMware