The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Linux Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Specialist
Rank 857 899 918
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Specialist 42 27 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.046% 0.026% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.027% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 35 24 53
Median salary £40,500 £56,250 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-28.00% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,900 £42,200 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £65,000 £69,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £49,750 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-19.59% +53.07%
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
88472 98986 105033
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.43% 96.32% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 75285 82566 86404
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Linux Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured Linux Specialist in the job title.

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 27 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +43 15 £47,500 -26.92% 1
South East +23 14 £40,500 -22.85% 3
North East - 6 £40,000 -
West Midlands 0 3 £36,500 -18.88%
East of England +32 2 £37,250 -9.14% 1
North West +12 1 £26,500 -49.52%
East Midlands +4 1 £37,500 - 1
Linux Specialist
UK

Linux Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, Linux Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Linux Specialist in the job title.

1 104 (100.00%) Linux
2 59 (56.73%) Red Hat
3 55 (52.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 42 (40.38%) Unix
5 38 (36.54%) Python
6 29 (27.88%) Puppet
7 28 (26.92%) Amazon AWS
7 28 (26.92%) SQL
8 27 (25.96%) Windows
9 24 (23.08%) JSON
9 24 (23.08%) AIX
9 24 (23.08%) Perl
10 23 (22.12%) Splunk
11 22 (21.15%) Ansible
12 21 (20.19%) Git (software)
12 21 (20.19%) Oracle
13 20 (19.23%) Nagios
13 20 (19.23%) Degree
14 18 (17.31%) ZABBIX
14 18 (17.31%) Jenkins
14 18 (17.31%) VMware
15 16 (15.38%) ITIL
15 16 (15.38%) Windows Server
16 15 (14.42%) Web Services
16 15 (14.42%) Finance
17 14 (13.46%) Configuration Management
17 14 (13.46%) Apache
17 14 (13.46%) Red Hat Satellite
18 13 (12.50%) Bash Shell
18 13 (12.50%) CRM

Linux Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (13.46%) Apache
2 5 (4.81%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.88%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.92%) JBoss
4 2 (1.92%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.96%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (0.96%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.96%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 28 (26.92%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.88%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.96%) GitHub
4 1 (0.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.77%) Internet
1 6 (5.77%) SAN
2 4 (3.85%) DNS
3 3 (2.88%) Firewall
3 3 (2.88%) SSL
4 2 (1.92%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (1.92%) HTTP
4 2 (1.92%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.92%) LAN
4 2 (1.92%) SMTP
4 2 (1.92%) VoIP
4 2 (1.92%) WAN
5 1 (0.96%) FTP
5 1 (0.96%) IPsec
5 1 (0.96%) IPv6
5 1 (0.96%) LDAP
5 1 (0.96%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (0.96%) OpenVPN
5 1 (0.96%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.96%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.58%) BusinessObjects
2 8 (7.69%) MySQL
3 5 (4.81%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.88%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.96%) Big Data
7 1 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.96%) DataStage
7 1 (0.96%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.96%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 21 (20.19%) Git (software)
2 18 (17.31%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.96%) GitLab
3 1 (0.96%) JIRA
3 1 (0.96%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.96%) Subversion
3 1 (0.96%) Vagrant
General
1 15 (14.42%) Finance
2 8 (7.69%) Publishing
3 7 (6.73%) Banking
4 5 (4.81%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.92%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (23.08%) JSON
2 15 (14.42%) Web Services
3 6 (5.77%) LAMP
4 3 (2.88%) Middleware
5 2 (1.92%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (1.92%) EDI
5 2 (1.92%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (0.96%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.96%) J2EE
6 1 (0.96%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.96%) XML
6 1 (0.96%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.69%) HACMP
2 5 (4.81%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (3.85%) Fixed Income
4 3 (2.88%) Clustering
4 3 (2.88%) Derivative
5 2 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.92%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.92%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.96%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.96%) CMDB
6 1 (0.96%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.96%) PKI
6 1 (0.96%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.96%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.96%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 104 (100.00%) Linux
2 55 (52.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 42 (40.38%) Unix
4 27 (25.96%) Windows
5 24 (23.08%) AIX
6 16 (15.38%) Windows Server
7 11 (10.58%) Amazon Linux
7 11 (10.58%) Oracle Linux
8 10 (9.62%) CentOS
8 10 (9.62%) Solaris
9 5 (4.81%) Debian
10 4 (3.85%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.92%) Android
11 2 (1.92%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.96%) HPUX
12 1 (0.96%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (15.38%) ITIL
2 14 (13.46%) Configuration Management
3 13 (12.50%) CRM
4 12 (11.54%) Problem Management
5 11 (10.58%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (10.58%) DevOps
5 11 (10.58%) ERP
6 6 (5.77%) Security Management
7 5 (4.81%) Release Management
7 5 (4.81%) Service Design
8 3 (2.88%) Data Protection
8 3 (2.88%) Incident Management
8 3 (2.88%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (2.88%) Software Deployment
9 2 (1.92%) High Availability
9 2 (1.92%) Network Architecture
9 2 (1.92%) Network Management
9 2 (1.92%) Open Source
9 2 (1.92%) Patch Management
9 2 (1.92%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 38 (36.54%) Python
2 28 (26.92%) SQL
3 24 (23.08%) Perl
4 13 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 13 (12.50%) Shell Script
5 12 (11.54%) Ruby
6 7 (6.73%) PHP
7 6 (5.77%) Java
8 3 (2.88%) C++
8 3 (2.88%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.92%) C#
9 2 (1.92%) Korn
10 1 (0.96%) Jython
10 1 (0.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (19.23%) Degree
2 9 (8.65%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (4.81%) RHCE
4 3 (2.88%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.92%) CCNA
5 2 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.92%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.96%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.85%) SLA
2 1 (0.96%) HL7
System Software
1 7 (6.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.88%) KVM
2 3 (2.88%) Postfix
3 2 (1.92%) NFS
3 2 (1.92%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (1.92%) Xen
4 1 (0.96%) iptables
4 1 (0.96%) Samba
4 1 (0.96%) Shibboleth
4 1 (0.96%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.96%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.96%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 29 (27.88%) Puppet
2 22 (21.15%) Ansible
3 20 (19.23%) Nagios
4 18 (17.31%) ZABBIX
5 14 (13.46%) Red Hat Satellite
6 8 (7.69%) Tivoli
6 8 (7.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 5 (4.81%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (1.92%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (1.92%) Zenoss
9 1 (0.96%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.96%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.96%) OpenNMS
9 1 (0.96%) Oracle ZFS
9 1 (0.96%) Simpana
Vendors
1 59 (56.73%) Red Hat
2 23 (22.12%) Splunk
3 21 (20.19%) Oracle
4 18 (17.31%) VMware
5 9 (8.65%) Cisco
5 9 (8.65%) NetApp
6 7 (6.73%) Veritas
7 6 (5.77%) IBM
8 5 (4.81%) Microsoft
9 3 (2.88%) EMC
9 3 (2.88%) Remedy
10 2 (1.92%) Calypso
10 2 (1.92%) HP
10 2 (1.92%) Murex
10 2 (1.92%) SAP
11 1 (0.96%) ATG
11 1 (0.96%) BMC
11 1 (0.96%) CommVault
11 1 (0.96%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.96%) Sun
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