The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Specialist
Rank 868 832 855
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Specialist 30 30 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.028% 0.029% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.031% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 29 27 12
Average salary £53,500 £47,500 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.63% +21.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,900 £44,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £58,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £43,750 £36,250
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +20.68%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
102606 96024 105994
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.40% 94.24% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 84657 80426 91603
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Linux Specialist
UK

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -21 28 £57,500 +21.05% 4
South East -12 2 £40,000 -15.78%
Linux Specialist
UK

Linux Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 55 (100.00%) Linux
2 34 (61.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 32 (58.18%) Red Hat
4 31 (56.36%) Perl
4 31 (56.36%) UNIX
5 24 (43.64%) Finance
6 23 (41.82%) Python
7 18 (32.73%) Puppet
8 17 (30.91%) CentOS
8 17 (30.91%) Ruby
9 16 (29.09%) Ubuntu
10 15 (27.27%) Configuration Management
11 14 (25.45%) Solaris
12 13 (23.64%) AIX
13 12 (21.82%) Oracle
13 12 (21.82%) Bash Shell
14 11 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
15 10 (18.18%) MySQL
15 10 (18.18%) ITIL
15 10 (18.18%) Nagios
15 10 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
16 9 (16.36%) CFEngine
16 9 (16.36%) Middleware
16 9 (16.36%) VMware
16 9 (16.36%) Fedora
17 8 (14.55%) Subversion
17 8 (14.55%) Axway
17 8 (14.55%) Sophos
17 8 (14.55%) Change Management
17 8 (14.55%) FTP

Linux Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 7 (12.73%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (5.45%) Apache
2 3 (5.45%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.64%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.82%) SAS
4 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.82%) WebSphere Portal
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) PaaS
1 2 (3.64%) IaaS
2 1 (1.82%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (1.82%) Route 53
2 1 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.55%) FTP
2 7 (12.73%) Kerberos
3 4 (7.27%) DNS
4 3 (5.45%) OpenLDAP
5 2 (3.64%) BIG-IP
5 2 (3.64%) Firewall
6 1 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.82%) LAN
6 1 (1.82%) WAN
6 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.82%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.18%) MySQL
2 8 (14.55%) MongoDB
3 7 (12.73%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.82%) DB2
5 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.82%) Big Data
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.82%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 8 (14.55%) Subversion
2 7 (12.73%) Jenkins
3 6 (10.91%) Redmine
4 3 (5.45%) JIRA
General
1 24 (43.64%) Finance
2 7 (12.73%) Banking
2 7 (12.73%) Marketing
3 4 (7.27%) Front Office
4 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.36%) Middleware
2 7 (12.73%) LAMP
2 7 (12.73%) ActiveMQ
2 7 (12.73%) Memcached
2 7 (12.73%) Sphinx
2 7 (12.73%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (1.82%) Web Services
3 1 (1.82%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Replication
2 3 (5.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.82%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.82%) Equities
4 1 (1.82%) Statistics
4 1 (1.82%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.82%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 55 (100.00%) Linux
2 34 (61.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 31 (56.36%) UNIX
4 17 (30.91%) CentOS
5 16 (29.09%) Ubuntu
6 14 (25.45%) Solaris
7 13 (23.64%) AIX
8 9 (16.36%) Fedora
9 8 (14.55%) HPUX
10 7 (12.73%) Windows
11 3 (5.45%) SUSE
12 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.27%) Configuration Management
2 11 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (18.18%) ITIL
4 8 (14.55%) Change Management
5 7 (12.73%) DevOps
6 5 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (7.27%) Low Latency
8 3 (5.45%) Network Management
8 3 (5.45%) Incident Management
8 3 (5.45%) Problem Management
8 3 (5.45%) Algorithmic Trading
9 2 (3.64%) OO
10 1 (1.82%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (1.82%) Project Management
10 1 (1.82%) Service Delivery
10 1 (1.82%) Data Management
10 1 (1.82%) Network Design
10 1 (1.82%) Automated Testing
10 1 (1.82%) Risk Analysis
10 1 (1.82%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (56.36%) Perl
2 23 (41.82%) Python
3 17 (30.91%) Ruby
4 12 (21.82%) Bash Shell
5 7 (12.73%) PHP
6 6 (10.91%) Shell Script
6 6 (10.91%) Java
7 4 (7.27%) SQL
8 2 (3.64%) C++
9 1 (1.82%) C
9 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.82%) Korn
Qualifications
1 6 (10.91%) Degree
2 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.64%) QA
System Software
1 7 (12.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.45%) OpenSSH
3 2 (3.64%) vSphere
3 2 (3.64%) XenApp
3 2 (3.64%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (3.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (32.73%) Puppet
2 10 (18.18%) Nagios
2 10 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (16.36%) CFEngine
4 6 (10.91%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (1.82%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (58.18%) Red Hat
2 12 (21.82%) Oracle
3 9 (16.36%) VMware
4 8 (14.55%) Axway
4 8 (14.55%) Sophos
4 8 (14.55%) JBoss
5 3 (5.45%) Novell
6 2 (3.64%) Veritas
6 2 (3.64%) Sun
6 2 (3.64%) Citrix
6 2 (3.64%) hybris
7 1 (1.82%) Apple
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