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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Specialist
Rank 868 836 834
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Specialist 10 26 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.009% 0.026% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.027% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 10 24 34
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +7.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £18,500 £33,950
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £58,400 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +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
100718 95501 103305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.44% 94.50% 95.30%
Number of salaries quoted 83018 80165 88637
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 £26,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 21 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 21 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 -12 4 £40,000 +110.52% 1
London -14 2 £53,750 +7.50% 1
Yorkshire - 2 £43,750 -
East of England -31 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 21 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 41 (100.00%) Linux
2 30 (73.17%) Red Hat
3 28 (68.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (51.22%) Finance
4 21 (51.22%) Perl
5 20 (48.78%) Python
6 19 (46.34%) Puppet
7 17 (41.46%) UNIX
8 16 (39.02%) Configuration Management
8 16 (39.02%) Ruby
9 14 (34.15%) Oracle
9 14 (34.15%) CentOS
10 13 (31.71%) Ubuntu
11 11 (26.83%) VMware
12 10 (24.39%) Fedora
12 10 (24.39%) Windows
12 10 (24.39%) Bash Shell
13 9 (21.95%) CFEngine
13 9 (21.95%) Opscode Chef
13 9 (21.95%) JBoss
13 9 (21.95%) Nagios
13 9 (21.95%) Subversion
13 9 (21.95%) VMware Infrastructure
14 8 (19.51%) ITIL
14 8 (19.51%) MySQL
14 8 (19.51%) Jenkins
15 7 (17.07%) Kerberos
15 7 (17.07%) Banking
16 6 (14.63%) LAMP
16 6 (14.63%) Continuous Integration

Linux Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 (21.95%) JBoss
2 4 (9.76%) Apache
2 4 (9.76%) Tomcat
2 4 (9.76%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (4.88%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.44%) IIS
4 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.44%) SAS
4 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.44%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) PaaS
1 3 (7.32%) IaaS
2 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.07%) Kerberos
2 6 (14.63%) Firewall
3 3 (7.32%) DNS
3 3 (7.32%) Network Security
4 2 (4.88%) BIG-IP
4 2 (4.88%) DHCP
5 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.44%) VPN
5 1 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.44%) LAN
5 1 (2.44%) WAN
5 1 (2.44%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.51%) MySQL
2 4 (9.76%) MongoDB
2 4 (9.76%) Hadoop
3 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.88%) DB2
5 1 (2.44%) Big Data
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (21.95%) Subversion
2 8 (19.51%) Jenkins
3 6 (14.63%) Redmine
4 1 (2.44%) MSI
4 1 (2.44%) JUnit
4 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.44%) Selenium
4 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.44%) Maven
General
1 21 (51.22%) Finance
2 7 (17.07%) Banking
3 4 (9.76%) Marketing
4 3 (7.32%) Front Office
5 1 (2.44%) Local Government
5 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) LAMP
2 4 (9.76%) ActiveMQ
2 4 (9.76%) Memcached
2 4 (9.76%) Sphinx
2 4 (9.76%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (2.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (12.20%) Replication
2 3 (7.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.44%) Statistics
3 1 (2.44%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 41 (100.00%) Linux
2 28 (68.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (41.46%) UNIX
4 14 (34.15%) CentOS
5 13 (31.71%) Ubuntu
6 10 (24.39%) Fedora
6 10 (24.39%) Windows
7 4 (9.76%) Solaris
8 3 (7.32%) AIX
9 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (2.44%) HPUX
9 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (2.44%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (39.02%) Configuration Management
2 8 (19.51%) ITIL
3 6 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (12.20%) DevOps
5 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (7.32%) Low Latency
6 3 (7.32%) Network Management
6 3 (7.32%) OO
6 3 (7.32%) Problem Management
6 3 (7.32%) Algorithmic Trading
7 2 (4.88%) Load Balancing
8 1 (2.44%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.44%) Analytics
8 1 (2.44%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (2.44%) Code Coverage
8 1 (2.44%) Workflow
8 1 (2.44%) Process Management
8 1 (2.44%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.44%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.44%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 21 (51.22%) Perl
2 20 (48.78%) Python
3 16 (39.02%) Ruby
4 10 (24.39%) Bash Shell
5 5 (12.20%) Java
5 5 (12.20%) PHP
6 4 (9.76%) SQL
6 4 (9.76%) C++
7 2 (4.88%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.88%) C
8 1 (2.44%) Assembly Language
8 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) QA
1 3 (7.32%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (21.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.76%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.88%) ProxySG
3 2 (4.88%) XenApp
3 2 (4.88%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (4.88%) vSphere
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 19 (46.34%) Puppet
2 9 (21.95%) CFEngine
2 9 (21.95%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (21.95%) Nagios
3 6 (14.63%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (4.88%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (73.17%) Red Hat
2 14 (34.15%) Oracle
3 11 (26.83%) VMware
4 4 (9.76%) Citrix
5 3 (7.32%) HP
5 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
5 3 (7.32%) Sun
6 2 (4.88%) Blue Coat
6 2 (4.88%) Symantec
6 2 (4.88%) EMC
6 2 (4.88%) Cisco
6 2 (4.88%) Veritas
6 2 (4.88%) CheckPoint
6 2 (4.88%) F5
6 2 (4.88%) hybris
7 1 (2.44%) Apple
7 1 (2.44%) Sybase
7 1 (2.44%) Wind River
7 1 (2.44%) Perforce
Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago