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 2 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Specialist
Rank 837 912 919
Rank change year-on-year
+75 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Specialist 52 32 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.057% 0.031% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.032% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 42 30 58
Median salary £41,250 £48,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.94% +18.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £28,160 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £41,000 £33,695
% change year-on-year
-1.21% +21.68%
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
87860 99449 108253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.40% 96.50% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 74952 82928 89332
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 £27,000
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 2 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 2 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 +32 20 £47,500 -26.92% 1
South East +48 14 £40,500 -19.00% 2
East of England +45 7 £42,000 -9.67%
North East - 4 £40,000 - 1
West Midlands -15 3 £36,500 +29.61% 1
Yorkshire +35 2 £38,500 -18.08%
East Midlands - 1 £37,500 -
North West - 1 £26,500 -
Linux Specialist
UK

Linux Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 114 (100.00%) Linux
2 62 (54.39%) Red Hat
3 58 (50.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 44 (38.60%) Unix
5 42 (36.84%) Python
6 34 (29.82%) SQL
7 33 (28.95%) Windows
8 31 (27.19%) Amazon AWS
8 31 (27.19%) Puppet
9 26 (22.81%) Perl
9 26 (22.81%) Oracle
10 25 (21.93%) JSON
11 24 (21.05%) Splunk
11 24 (21.05%) Ansible
12 23 (20.18%) Git (software)
12 23 (20.18%) AIX
13 22 (19.30%) VMware
14 21 (18.42%) Nagios
15 20 (17.54%) Degree
16 19 (16.67%) ZABBIX
16 19 (16.67%) Windows Server
16 19 (16.67%) Jenkins
17 17 (14.91%) Finance
18 16 (14.04%) Configuration Management
18 16 (14.04%) ITIL
18 16 (14.04%) Apache
18 16 (14.04%) Web Services
19 15 (13.16%) Red Hat Satellite
19 15 (13.16%) CRM
20 14 (12.28%) DevOps

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 16 (14.04%) Apache
2 5 (4.39%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.51%) OpenStack
4 3 (2.63%) JBoss
4 3 (2.63%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.75%) nginx
6 1 (0.88%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (2.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 31 (27.19%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.75%) SaaS
4 1 (0.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.14%) SAN
2 6 (5.26%) Internet
3 4 (3.51%) Firewall
4 3 (2.63%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (1.75%) DNS
5 2 (1.75%) LAN
5 2 (1.75%) LDAP
5 2 (1.75%) SMTP
5 2 (1.75%) VoIP
5 2 (1.75%) WAN
6 1 (0.88%) FTP
6 1 (0.88%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.88%) IPsec
6 1 (0.88%) IPv6
6 1 (0.88%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (0.88%) OpenVPN
6 1 (0.88%) SSL
6 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.53%) BusinessObjects
1 12 (10.53%) MySQL
2 8 (7.02%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.51%) MongoDB
3 4 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.63%) SAP HANA
5 2 (1.75%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.88%) Big Data
6 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.88%) DataStage
6 1 (0.88%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (0.88%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 23 (20.18%) Git (software)
2 19 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.75%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.88%) GitLab
4 1 (0.88%) JIRA
4 1 (0.88%) Subversion
4 1 (0.88%) Vagrant
General
1 17 (14.91%) Finance
2 8 (7.02%) Banking
2 8 (7.02%) Publishing
3 4 (3.51%) Back Office
3 4 (3.51%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.88%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (21.93%) JSON
2 16 (14.04%) Web Services
3 8 (7.02%) LAMP
4 3 (2.63%) EDI
5 2 (1.75%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (1.75%) LAPP Stack
5 2 (1.75%) Middleware
6 1 (0.88%) .NET
6 1 (0.88%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.88%) J2EE
6 1 (0.88%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (0.88%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.88%) XML
6 1 (0.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.02%) HACMP
2 6 (5.26%) Enterprise Storage
3 5 (4.39%) Clustering
3 5 (4.39%) Derivative
4 4 (3.51%) Fixed Income
5 2 (1.75%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.75%) Equities
5 2 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.75%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.75%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.88%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.88%) CMDB
6 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.88%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.88%) PKI
6 1 (0.88%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.88%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.88%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 114 (100.00%) Linux
2 58 (50.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 44 (38.60%) Unix
4 33 (28.95%) Windows
5 23 (20.18%) AIX
6 19 (16.67%) Windows Server
7 12 (10.53%) Oracle Linux
8 11 (9.65%) Amazon Linux
9 9 (7.89%) Solaris
10 8 (7.02%) CentOS
11 7 (6.14%) Debian
11 7 (6.14%) Ubuntu
12 3 (2.63%) Android
12 3 (2.63%) Apple iOS
12 3 (2.63%) HPUX
12 3 (2.63%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (14.04%) Configuration Management
1 16 (14.04%) ITIL
2 15 (13.16%) CRM
3 14 (12.28%) DevOps
3 14 (12.28%) Problem Management
4 12 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (10.53%) ERP
5 7 (6.14%) Security Management
6 6 (5.26%) Incident Management
6 6 (5.26%) Release Management
7 5 (4.39%) Data Protection
7 5 (4.39%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (4.39%) Service Design
8 4 (3.51%) High Availability
9 3 (2.63%) Software Deployment
10 2 (1.75%) IT Governance
10 2 (1.75%) Network Management
10 2 (1.75%) Open Source
10 2 (1.75%) Patch Management
10 2 (1.75%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 42 (36.84%) Python
2 34 (29.82%) SQL
3 26 (22.81%) Perl
4 13 (11.40%) Bash Shell
4 13 (11.40%) Ruby
4 13 (11.40%) Shell Script
5 10 (8.77%) PHP
6 8 (7.02%) Java
7 4 (3.51%) C++
7 4 (3.51%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.63%) C#
9 2 (1.75%) Korn
10 1 (0.88%) Jython
10 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (17.54%) Degree
2 6 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (4.39%) RHCE
4 3 (2.63%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.75%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.63%) SLA
2 1 (0.88%) HIPAA
2 1 (0.88%) HL7
2 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (6.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.63%) KVM
2 3 (2.63%) NFS
2 3 (2.63%) Postfix
2 3 (2.63%) Xen
3 2 (1.75%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (1.75%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (0.88%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.88%) Docker
4 1 (0.88%) iptables
4 1 (0.88%) Samba
4 1 (0.88%) Shibboleth
4 1 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.88%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.88%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 31 (27.19%) Puppet
2 24 (21.05%) Ansible
3 21 (18.42%) Nagios
4 19 (16.67%) ZABBIX
5 15 (13.16%) Red Hat Satellite
6 8 (7.02%) Tivoli
6 8 (7.02%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 6 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (1.75%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (1.75%) Oracle ZFS
8 2 (1.75%) Zenoss
9 1 (0.88%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.88%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.88%) OpenNMS
9 1 (0.88%) Simpana
Vendors
1 62 (54.39%) Red Hat
2 26 (22.81%) Oracle
3 24 (21.05%) Splunk
4 22 (19.30%) VMware
5 11 (9.65%) NetApp
6 9 (7.89%) Veritas
7 8 (7.02%) Cisco
7 8 (7.02%) IBM
8 6 (5.26%) Microsoft
9 4 (3.51%) SAP
10 3 (2.63%) EMC
10 3 (2.63%) HP
11 2 (1.75%) Calypso
11 2 (1.75%) Murex
11 2 (1.75%) Novell
11 2 (1.75%) Remedy
12 1 (0.88%) ATG
12 1 (0.88%) BMC
12 1 (0.88%) CommVault
12 1 (0.88%) Sun
Southampton, Hampshire
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
2i Resourcing
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 per annum + Great package
Posted: 5 days ago