The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Specialist
Rank 865 842 820
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Specialist 11 24 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.010% 0.024% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.025% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 11 23 37
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £18,500 £34,400
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £59,600 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £50,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
Linux Specialist
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
100964 96111 101551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.47% 94.56% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 83367 80755 87205
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 £26,520 £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 Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Linux Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in England

Linux Specialist
Salary Trend in England

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

Linux Specialist Salary Trend in England

Linux Specialist
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Specialist across the England region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Linux Specialist Salary Histogram in England

Linux Specialist
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 Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
South East -14 5 £40,000 +105.12%
London +15 2 £41,250 -17.50% 3
Yorkshire - 2 £43,750 -
East of England -26 1 £25,000 -50.00%
South West - 1 £57,500 -
Linux Specialist
UK

Linux Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the 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 42 (100.00%) Linux
2 32 (76.19%) Red Hat
3 27 (64.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (50.00%) Finance
4 21 (50.00%) Perl
5 20 (47.62%) Python
6 19 (45.24%) UNIX
6 19 (45.24%) Puppet
7 16 (38.10%) Configuration Management
7 16 (38.10%) Ruby
8 14 (33.33%) Oracle
9 13 (30.95%) VMware
9 13 (30.95%) CentOS
10 12 (28.57%) Ubuntu
11 10 (23.81%) Fedora
11 10 (23.81%) Windows
11 10 (23.81%) Bash Shell
12 9 (21.43%) CFEngine
12 9 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
12 9 (21.43%) MySQL
12 9 (21.43%) JBoss
12 9 (21.43%) Nagios
12 9 (21.43%) Subversion
12 9 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (19.05%) Firewall
13 8 (19.05%) ITIL
13 8 (19.05%) Jenkins
14 7 (16.67%) Kerberos
14 7 (16.67%) Banking
15 6 (14.29%) Continuous Integration

Linux Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 9 (21.43%) JBoss
2 6 (14.29%) Apache
2 6 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 4 (9.52%) Apache Solr
4 3 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.38%) IIS
5 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.38%) SAS
5 1 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.38%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) PaaS
1 3 (7.14%) IaaS
2 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.05%) Firewall
2 7 (16.67%) Kerberos
3 4 (9.52%) BIG-IP
4 3 (7.14%) Network Security
4 3 (7.14%) DNS
5 2 (4.76%) DHCP
6 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.38%) VPN
6 1 (2.38%) LAN
6 1 (2.38%) WAN
6 1 (2.38%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.43%) MySQL
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.14%) Hadoop
2 3 (7.14%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.76%) DB2
4 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.38%) Big Data
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (21.43%) Subversion
2 8 (19.05%) Jenkins
3 6 (14.29%) Redmine
4 1 (2.38%) JUnit
4 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.38%) MSI
4 1 (2.38%) Maven
4 1 (2.38%) Selenium
4 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (16.67%) Banking
3 3 (7.14%) Front Office
3 3 (7.14%) Marketing
4 1 (2.38%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) LAMP
2 3 (7.14%) ActiveMQ
2 3 (7.14%) Memcached
2 3 (7.14%) Sphinx
2 3 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (2.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.52%) Replication
3 3 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.38%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.38%) Statistics
4 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 42 (100.00%) Linux
2 27 (64.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (45.24%) UNIX
4 13 (30.95%) CentOS
5 12 (28.57%) Ubuntu
6 10 (23.81%) Windows
6 10 (23.81%) Fedora
7 4 (9.52%) Solaris
8 3 (7.14%) AIX
9 1 (2.38%) HPUX
9 1 (2.38%) SUSE
9 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) Configuration Management
2 8 (19.05%) ITIL
3 6 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (9.52%) DevOps
5 3 (7.14%) Network Management
5 3 (7.14%) Low Latency
5 3 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.14%) Problem Management
5 3 (7.14%) Algorithmic Trading
5 3 (7.14%) OO
6 2 (4.76%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.38%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.38%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.38%) Analytics
7 1 (2.38%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.38%) B2B
7 1 (2.38%) B2C
7 1 (2.38%) Code Coverage
7 1 (2.38%) Process Management
7 1 (2.38%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 21 (50.00%) Perl
2 20 (47.62%) Python
3 16 (38.10%) Ruby
4 10 (23.81%) Bash Shell
5 5 (11.90%) Java
6 4 (9.52%) C++
6 4 (9.52%) PHP
6 4 (9.52%) SQL
7 2 (4.76%) C
7 2 (4.76%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.38%) Assembly Language
8 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) Degree
2 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) PCI DSS
2 3 (7.14%) QA
3 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.52%) vSphere
3 2 (4.76%) ProxySG
3 2 (4.76%) XenApp
3 2 (4.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 19 (45.24%) Puppet
2 9 (21.43%) CFEngine
2 9 (21.43%) Nagios
2 9 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (14.29%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (76.19%) Red Hat
2 14 (33.33%) Oracle
3 13 (30.95%) VMware
4 4 (9.52%) hybris
4 4 (9.52%) Citrix
5 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 3 (7.14%) Sun
5 3 (7.14%) HP
6 2 (4.76%) EMC
6 2 (4.76%) Veritas
6 2 (4.76%) F5
6 2 (4.76%) Blue Coat
6 2 (4.76%) CheckPoint
6 2 (4.76%) Symantec
6 2 (4.76%) Cisco
7 1 (2.38%) Perforce
7 1 (2.38%) Apple
7 1 (2.38%) Wind River
7 1 (2.38%) Sybase
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