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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Specialist
Rank 828 860 824
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Specialist 26 29 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.026% 0.026% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.028% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 18 29 30
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,160 £28,500 £44,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £30,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -31.42%
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
94314 103747 96405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.64% 94.61% 94.66%
Number of salaries quoted 78324 85889 81068
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 £27,000 £27,000
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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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 +39 12 £53,500 +0.94% 2
West Midlands - 8 £28,160 -
East of England - 6 £46,500 -
Linux Specialist
UK

Linux Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 46 (100.00%) Linux
2 37 (80.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 26 (56.52%) Apache
4 25 (54.35%) MySQL
5 24 (52.17%) NFS
6 23 (50.00%) VMware
7 22 (47.83%) Red Hat
7 22 (47.83%) DNS
7 22 (47.83%) Perl
8 21 (45.65%) Debian
8 21 (45.65%) Puppet
9 20 (43.48%) Samba
9 20 (43.48%) SMTP
9 20 (43.48%) iptables
10 19 (41.30%) Web Application Development
10 19 (41.30%) VMware Infrastructure
11 16 (34.78%) SLA
12 14 (30.43%) ITIL
13 12 (26.09%) Oracle
14 10 (21.74%) UNIX
15 9 (19.57%) HP
15 9 (19.57%) Configuration Management
16 8 (17.39%) Windows
16 8 (17.39%) Degree
17 7 (15.22%) Python
17 7 (15.22%) Performance Tuning
18 6 (13.04%) Citrix
18 6 (13.04%) RHCE
18 6 (13.04%) HPUX
18 6 (13.04%) JBoss

Linux Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 26 (56.52%) Apache
2 6 (13.04%) JBoss
3 4 (8.70%) Tomcat
3 4 (8.70%) WebLogic
3 4 (8.70%) WebSphere
4 2 (4.35%) Confluence
4 2 (4.35%) OpenStack
4 2 (4.35%) Node.js
5 1 (2.17%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.87%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.70%) IaaS
2 4 (8.70%) PaaS
3 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (47.83%) DNS
2 20 (43.48%) SMTP
3 4 (8.70%) FTP
3 4 (8.70%) Internet
3 4 (8.70%) Firewall
3 4 (8.70%) SSH
4 2 (4.35%) Kerberos
4 2 (4.35%) DHCP
4 2 (4.35%) Network Security
5 1 (2.17%) BIG-IP
5 1 (2.17%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (54.35%) MySQL
2 3 (6.52%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.35%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.35%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.35%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) TeamCity
2 5 (10.87%) Jenkins
3 4 (8.70%) Subversion
4 2 (4.35%) JIRA
4 2 (4.35%) FishEye
4 2 (4.35%) Redmine
4 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Investment Banking
2 1 (2.17%) Banking
2 1 (2.17%) Legal
2 1 (2.17%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) Middleware
2 3 (6.52%) LAMP
3 2 (4.35%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Open Source
2 4 (8.70%) Clustering
3 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.35%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 46 (100.00%) Linux
2 37 (80.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 21 (45.65%) Debian
4 10 (21.74%) UNIX
5 8 (17.39%) Windows
6 6 (13.04%) HPUX
7 4 (8.70%) AIX
8 1 (2.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (41.30%) Web Application Development
2 14 (30.43%) ITIL
3 9 (19.57%) Configuration Management
4 7 (15.22%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (8.70%) Identity Management
6 3 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.35%) DevOps
7 2 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (4.35%) Project Management
7 2 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.35%) Migration
7 2 (4.35%) TDD
7 2 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (4.35%) Investment Management
7 2 (4.35%) Load Balancing
7 2 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.17%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (2.17%) Time Management
8 1 (2.17%) Performance Management
8 1 (2.17%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (47.83%) Perl
2 7 (15.22%) Python
3 5 (10.87%) Bash Shell
3 5 (10.87%) Shell Script
4 3 (6.52%) Java
5 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.35%) C++
5 2 (4.35%) Ruby
6 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (17.39%) Degree
2 6 (13.04%) RHCE
3 2 (4.35%) RHCSA
3 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (34.78%) SLA
2 1 (2.17%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.17%) PMBOK
System Software
1 24 (52.17%) NFS
2 20 (43.48%) Samba
2 20 (43.48%) iptables
3 19 (41.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (13.04%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 6 (13.04%) vCloud
5 5 (10.87%) vSphere
6 4 (8.70%) Postfix
6 4 (8.70%) XenApp
6 4 (8.70%) VMware Server
7 2 (4.35%) KVM
7 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
7 2 (4.35%) ProxySG
8 1 (2.17%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (2.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 21 (45.65%) Puppet
2 6 (13.04%) Red Hat Satellite
3 3 (6.52%) Ansible
4 2 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (4.35%) Rundeck
4 2 (4.35%) Control-M
4 2 (4.35%) Nagios
4 2 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.17%) Cacti
5 1 (2.17%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (2.17%) Mesos
Vendors
1 23 (50.00%) VMware
2 22 (47.83%) Red Hat
3 12 (26.09%) Oracle
4 9 (19.57%) HP
5 6 (13.04%) Citrix
5 6 (13.04%) Veritas
6 5 (10.87%) IBM
7 3 (6.52%) EMC
7 3 (6.52%) Cisco
8 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
8 2 (4.35%) CheckPoint
8 2 (4.35%) Symantec
8 2 (4.35%) Blue Coat
8 2 (4.35%) Atlassian
8 2 (4.35%) F5
9 1 (2.17%) hybris
9 1 (2.17%) NetApp
City, London
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago