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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Consultant
Rank 864 840 845
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Consultant 13 21 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.012% 0.020% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.021% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 12 20 21
Average salary £49,500 £52,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% +31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £39,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,650 £60,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £52,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-21.42% +25.00%
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
101161 97875 99028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.55% 94.69% 95.23%
Number of salaries quoted 84490 81487 85365
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 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
London -6 9 £51,500 -8.44%
South East -24 4 £41,250 -21.42%
Linux Consultant
UK

Linux Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 32 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (46.88%) Firewall
3 13 (40.63%) Cisco
3 13 (40.63%) Cisco IOS
3 13 (40.63%) Cisco PIX
3 13 (40.63%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (37.50%) Perl
5 11 (34.38%) UNIX
6 9 (28.13%) Red Hat
6 9 (28.13%) VMware
6 9 (28.13%) Python
7 8 (25.00%) Bash Shell
8 7 (21.88%) Ruby
8 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (21.88%) TCP/IP
9 6 (18.75%) MySQL
9 6 (18.75%) Open Source
10 5 (15.63%) Puppet
10 5 (15.63%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (15.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (15.63%) AIX
10 5 (15.63%) Solaris
10 5 (15.63%) VPN
10 5 (15.63%) Finance
11 4 (12.50%) Tcl
11 4 (12.50%) IPsec
11 4 (12.50%) EMC
11 4 (12.50%) Shell Script
11 4 (12.50%) Nagios
11 4 (12.50%) Project Management

Linux Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 (12.50%) OpenStack
2 3 (9.38%) Apache
3 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.13%) Node.js
3 1 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.13%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (46.88%) Firewall
2 13 (40.63%) Cisco IOS
2 13 (40.63%) Cisco PIX
2 13 (40.63%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (21.88%) TCP/IP
4 5 (15.63%) VPN
5 4 (12.50%) DNS
5 4 (12.50%) IPsec
5 4 (12.50%) SNMP
6 2 (6.25%) FCoE
6 2 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (6.25%) SAN
6 2 (6.25%) iSCSI
7 1 (3.13%) Network Security
7 1 (3.13%) PuTTY
7 1 (3.13%) NAS
7 1 (3.13%) HTTP
7 1 (3.13%) SSH
7 1 (3.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) MySQL
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.13%) Redis
2 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.25%) Subversion
3 1 (3.13%) Maven
3 1 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Electronics
3 1 (3.13%) Law
3 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (3.13%) Middleware
2 1 (3.13%) REST
2 1 (3.13%) J2EE
2 1 (3.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Open Source
2 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.38%) Mathematics
2 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.38%) CMDB
3 2 (6.25%) Grid Computing
4 1 (3.13%) PKI
4 1 (3.13%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (34.38%) UNIX
3 5 (15.63%) AIX
3 5 (15.63%) Solaris
3 5 (15.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (12.50%) CentOS
4 4 (12.50%) HPUX
5 3 (9.38%) Windows
5 3 (9.38%) SELinux
6 2 (6.25%) Ubuntu
7 1 (3.13%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.50%) Project Management
1 4 (12.50%) DevOps
2 3 (9.38%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (9.38%) Performance Analysis
2 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
2 3 (9.38%) ITIL
3 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (6.25%) Configuration Management
3 2 (6.25%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.13%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (3.13%) Investment Management
4 1 (3.13%) SIEM
4 1 (3.13%) Software Deployment
4 1 (3.13%) Analytics
4 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.13%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.13%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) Perl
2 9 (28.13%) Python
3 8 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 7 (21.88%) Ruby
5 4 (12.50%) Tcl
5 4 (12.50%) Shell Script
6 3 (9.38%) C
7 2 (6.25%) PHP
8 1 (3.13%) SQL
8 1 (3.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) SLA
2 1 (3.13%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (12.50%) KVM
2 4 (12.50%) Docker
3 3 (9.38%) Firmware
4 1 (3.13%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.13%) Xen
4 1 (3.13%) VirtualBox
4 1 (3.13%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) Puppet
1 5 (15.63%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (12.50%) Nagios
3 3 (9.38%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (9.38%) Ansible
4 1 (3.13%) logstash
4 1 (3.13%) Vagrant
4 1 (3.13%) Cacti
4 1 (3.13%) YUM
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) Cisco
2 9 (28.13%) Red Hat
2 9 (28.13%) VMware
3 4 (12.50%) EMC
4 3 (9.38%) HP
5 2 (6.25%) SaltStack
6 1 (3.13%) SAP
6 1 (3.13%) NetApp
6 1 (3.13%) F5
6 1 (3.13%) Splunk
6 1 (3.13%) Rackspace