The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the England 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Consultant
Rank 841 812 858
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +46
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Consultant 9 34 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.009% 0.036% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.038% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 5 33 16
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.97% -8.23%
Linux Consultant
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
93674 90433 98244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.80% 94.55% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 78627 73802 84913
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Linux Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Linux Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in England

Linux Consultant
Salary Trend in England

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

Linux Consultant Salary Trend in England

Linux Consultant
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Consultant across the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Linux Consultant Salary Histogram in England

Linux Consultant
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
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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
South East -31 5 £42,500 -29.16% 1
London -1 3 £62,500 +8.69%
North West -24 1 - -
Linux Consultant
UK

Linux Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 29 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (48.28%) UNIX
3 13 (44.83%) Perl
4 11 (37.93%) Cisco
5 10 (34.48%) Python
6 9 (31.03%) Firewall
6 9 (31.03%) VMware
7 8 (27.59%) Cisco IOS
7 8 (27.59%) Cisco PIX
7 8 (27.59%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (27.59%) Red Hat
8 7 (24.14%) HP
8 7 (24.14%) Solaris
8 7 (24.14%) DNS
8 7 (24.14%) AIX
8 7 (24.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (24.14%) Degree
8 7 (24.14%) Bash Shell
8 7 (24.14%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (20.69%) Puppet
9 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (20.69%) TCP/IP
9 6 (20.69%) Shell Script
9 6 (20.69%) Project Management
10 5 (17.24%) Management Information System
10 5 (17.24%) MySQL
10 5 (17.24%) Finance
11 4 (13.79%) Ruby
11 4 (13.79%) HP Data Protector
11 4 (13.79%) CMDB

Linux Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 4 (13.79%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.45%) JBoss
2 1 (3.45%) Apache
2 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) Firewall
2 8 (27.59%) Cisco IOS
2 8 (27.59%) Cisco PIX
2 8 (27.59%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (24.14%) DNS
4 6 (20.69%) TCP/IP
5 4 (13.79%) SNMP
5 4 (13.79%) SAN
6 3 (10.34%) VPN
6 3 (10.34%) LDAP
7 2 (6.90%) iSCSI
7 2 (6.90%) NAS
7 2 (6.90%) FCoE
7 2 (6.90%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (6.90%) IPsec
8 1 (3.45%) LAN
8 1 (3.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.90%) Subversion
2 1 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.45%) Electronics
3 1 (3.45%) Marketing
3 1 (3.45%) Law
3 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Management Information System
2 4 (13.79%) CMDB
2 4 (13.79%) Open Source
3 3 (10.34%) HACMP
3 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.34%) Mathematics
3 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.45%) DTV
4 1 (3.45%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (48.28%) UNIX
3 7 (24.14%) Solaris
3 7 (24.14%) AIX
3 7 (24.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (13.79%) HPUX
5 2 (6.90%) CentOS
5 2 (6.90%) Windows
6 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) Project Management
2 4 (13.79%) Performance Analysis
3 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
3 3 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (10.34%) Problem Management
4 2 (6.90%) Investment Management
4 2 (6.90%) ITIL
4 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.45%) Information Security
5 1 (3.45%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.45%) SIEM
5 1 (3.45%) Analytics
5 1 (3.45%) DevOps
5 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.45%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) Perl
2 10 (34.48%) Python
3 7 (24.14%) Bash Shell
4 6 (20.69%) Shell Script
5 4 (13.79%) Ruby
5 4 (13.79%) Tcl
6 3 (10.34%) C
7 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.45%) Java
8 1 (3.45%) SQL
8 1 (3.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (13.79%) Docker
2 4 (13.79%) KVM
2 4 (13.79%) Firmware
3 3 (10.34%) NFS
3 3 (10.34%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 3 (10.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (6.90%) vSphere
5 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
5 1 (3.45%) VirtualBox
5 1 (3.45%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (24.14%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (20.69%) Puppet
3 4 (13.79%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (10.34%) Nagios
4 3 (10.34%) Ansible
4 3 (10.34%) SELinux
5 1 (3.45%) Control-M
5 1 (3.45%) NetBackup
5 1 (3.45%) OpenView
5 1 (3.45%) Cacti
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Cisco
2 9 (31.03%) VMware
3 8 (27.59%) Red Hat
4 7 (24.14%) HP
5 4 (13.79%) Oracle
5 4 (13.79%) EMC
6 3 (10.34%) Dell
6 3 (10.34%) Veritas
6 3 (10.34%) IBM
6 3 (10.34%) Sun
7 2 (6.90%) Brocade
7 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
7 2 (6.90%) NetApp
8 1 (3.45%) SAP
8 1 (3.45%) SaltStack
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Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago