The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the East of England 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 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 Specialist
Rank 266 245 284
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Specialist 1 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.013% 0.044% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.045% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +42.85%
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
7518 6602 8652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 94.60% 96.39% 95.84%
Number of salaries quoted 6170 5312 7504
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Linux Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Specialist within the East of England region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Hertfordshire - 1 £52,500 -
Linux Specialist
England

Linux Specialist
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Debian
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) LAMP
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) cPanel
2 1 (50.00%) Games
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX

Linux Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
General
1 1 (50.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Debian
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
1 1 (50.00%) cPanel
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) NetApp
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat