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 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Specialist
Rank 849 827 866
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Specialist 32 28 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.029% 0.028% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.029% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 31 25 13
Average salary £53,500 £47,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.63% +15.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £43,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £58,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £43,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +16.66%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103256 95947 106071
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.25% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 85103 80281 91579
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 £26,000 £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 28 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 28 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 -46 30 £57,500 +21.05% 2
South East +8 2 £40,000 -15.78%
Linux Specialist
UK

Linux Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 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 56 (100.00%) Linux
2 34 (60.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 32 (57.14%) Perl
3 32 (57.14%) Red Hat
4 31 (55.36%) UNIX
5 25 (44.64%) Finance
6 24 (42.86%) Python
7 19 (33.93%) Puppet
8 17 (30.36%) CentOS
8 17 (30.36%) Ruby
9 16 (28.57%) Ubuntu
10 15 (26.79%) Configuration Management
11 13 (23.21%) Solaris
11 13 (23.21%) Oracle
12 12 (21.43%) AIX
12 12 (21.43%) Bash Shell
13 10 (17.86%) Opscode Chef
13 10 (17.86%) MySQL
13 10 (17.86%) ITIL
13 10 (17.86%) Nagios
13 10 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (16.07%) Fedora
14 9 (16.07%) VMware
14 9 (16.07%) Middleware
14 9 (16.07%) CFEngine
15 8 (14.29%) MongoDB
15 8 (14.29%) DevOps
15 8 (14.29%) Sophos
15 8 (14.29%) JBoss
15 8 (14.29%) LAMP

Linux Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (5.36%) Apache
2 3 (5.36%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.57%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.79%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.79%) SAS
4 1 (1.79%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) PaaS
1 2 (3.57%) IaaS
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (1.79%) Route 53
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.29%) FTP
2 7 (12.50%) Kerberos
3 3 (5.36%) DNS
4 2 (3.57%) Firewall
4 2 (3.57%) OpenLDAP
4 2 (3.57%) BIG-IP
5 1 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.79%) LAN
5 1 (1.79%) WAN
5 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.79%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.86%) MySQL
2 8 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 7 (12.50%) Hadoop
4 3 (5.36%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.79%) Big Data
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.79%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (14.29%) Subversion
2 7 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 6 (10.71%) Redmine
4 3 (5.36%) JIRA
General
1 25 (44.64%) Finance
2 7 (12.50%) Marketing
2 7 (12.50%) Banking
3 5 (8.93%) Front Office
4 1 (1.79%) Local Government
4 1 (1.79%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.07%) Middleware
2 8 (14.29%) LAMP
3 7 (12.50%) ActiveMQ
3 7 (12.50%) Sphinx
3 7 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
3 7 (12.50%) Memcached
4 1 (1.79%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (1.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) Replication
2 4 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.79%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.79%) Equities
4 1 (1.79%) Statistics
4 1 (1.79%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.79%) Physics
4 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 56 (100.00%) Linux
2 34 (60.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 31 (55.36%) UNIX
4 17 (30.36%) CentOS
5 16 (28.57%) Ubuntu
6 13 (23.21%) Solaris
7 12 (21.43%) AIX
8 9 (16.07%) Fedora
9 8 (14.29%) HPUX
9 8 (14.29%) Windows
10 2 (3.57%) SUSE
11 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.79%) Configuration Management
2 10 (17.86%) ITIL
2 10 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (14.29%) DevOps
3 8 (14.29%) Change Management
4 5 (8.93%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (8.93%) Low Latency
5 4 (7.14%) Network Management
5 4 (7.14%) Problem Management
5 4 (7.14%) Algorithmic Trading
6 3 (5.36%) OO
7 2 (3.57%) Incident Management
8 1 (1.79%) Analytics
8 1 (1.79%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (1.79%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (1.79%) Network Design
8 1 (1.79%) Data Management
8 1 (1.79%) Automated Testing
8 1 (1.79%) Product Management
8 1 (1.79%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 32 (57.14%) Perl
2 24 (42.86%) Python
3 17 (30.36%) Ruby
4 12 (21.43%) Bash Shell
5 8 (14.29%) Java
6 7 (12.50%) PHP
7 5 (8.93%) Shell Script
7 5 (8.93%) SQL
8 3 (5.36%) C++
9 1 (1.79%) Korn
9 1 (1.79%) C
9 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.57%) QA
3 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.57%) XenApp
2 2 (3.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (3.57%) OpenSSH
2 2 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (33.93%) Puppet
2 10 (17.86%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (17.86%) Nagios
3 9 (16.07%) CFEngine
4 6 (10.71%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (1.79%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (57.14%) Red Hat
2 13 (23.21%) Oracle
3 9 (16.07%) VMware
4 8 (14.29%) Sophos
4 8 (14.29%) JBoss
4 8 (14.29%) Axway
5 3 (5.36%) Sun
6 2 (3.57%) Citrix
6 2 (3.57%) Novell
6 2 (3.57%) Veritas
6 2 (3.57%) hybris
7 1 (1.79%) Apple
7 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
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