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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Specialist
Rank 857 931 896
Rank change year-on-year
+74 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Specialist 35 22 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.038% 0.021% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.022% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 30 20 46
Median salary £45,000 £52,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £52,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-23.80% +38.15%
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
88370 98681 104096
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.37% 96.21% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 75118 82640 84807
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 £27,000 £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 24 August 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 24 August 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 +44 13 £52,500 -19.23%
South East +33 11 £43,750 -16.66% 1
North East - 8 £40,000 -
East Midlands +12 2 £37,500 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £36,500 -
Linux Specialist
UK

Linux Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 90 (100.00%) Linux
2 50 (55.56%) Red Hat
3 45 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 43 (47.78%) Unix
5 27 (30.00%) Python
6 24 (26.67%) Perl
7 23 (25.56%) AIX
7 23 (25.56%) Puppet
8 22 (24.44%) Amazon AWS
9 19 (21.11%) SQL
9 19 (21.11%) Splunk
9 19 (21.11%) JSON
10 18 (20.00%) Windows
10 18 (20.00%) ITIL
11 17 (18.89%) Finance
12 16 (17.78%) VMware
12 16 (17.78%) Oracle
13 15 (16.67%) Ansible
14 14 (15.56%) Nagios
15 13 (14.44%) Configuration Management
15 13 (14.44%) Shell Script
15 13 (14.44%) Apache
15 13 (14.44%) Degree
15 13 (14.44%) Git (software)
16 12 (13.33%) ZABBIX
16 12 (13.33%) Problem Management
16 12 (13.33%) Bash Shell
16 12 (13.33%) Jenkins
16 12 (13.33%) Solaris
17 11 (12.22%) ITIL Certification

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 13 (14.44%) Apache
2 4 (4.44%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.33%) JBoss
4 1 (1.11%) nginx
4 1 (1.11%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 22 (24.44%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.67%) DNS
1 6 (6.67%) Internet
1 6 (6.67%) SAN
2 5 (5.56%) SSL
3 4 (4.44%) HTTP
3 4 (4.44%) HTTPS
4 3 (3.33%) Firewall
5 2 (2.22%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (2.22%) LAN
5 2 (2.22%) SMTP
5 2 (2.22%) VoIP
5 2 (2.22%) WAN
6 1 (1.11%) IPv6
6 1 (1.11%) LDAP
6 1 (1.11%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (1.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.78%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (5.56%) MySQL
3 4 (4.44%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.22%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.11%) Big Data
6 1 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.11%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.11%) SAP HANA
6 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (14.44%) Git (software)
2 12 (13.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.11%) GitLab
3 1 (1.11%) JIRA
3 1 (1.11%) Oracle Forms
General
1 17 (18.89%) Finance
2 8 (8.89%) Publishing
3 7 (7.78%) Banking
4 5 (5.56%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.22%) Back Office
6 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (21.11%) JSON
2 11 (12.22%) Web Services
3 5 (5.56%) LAMP
4 4 (4.44%) Middleware
5 2 (2.22%) .NET
5 2 (2.22%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.22%) JMS
5 2 (2.22%) Spring
6 1 (1.11%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (1.11%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (1.11%) J2EE
6 1 (1.11%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.89%) HACMP
2 4 (4.44%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (4.44%) Fixed Income
3 3 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.33%) Clustering
3 3 (3.33%) Derivative
4 2 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.22%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.22%) Market Risk
4 2 (2.22%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.11%) CMDB
5 1 (1.11%) PKI
5 1 (1.11%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 90 (100.00%) Linux
2 45 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 43 (47.78%) Unix
4 23 (25.56%) AIX
5 18 (20.00%) Windows
6 12 (13.33%) Solaris
7 11 (12.22%) Amazon Linux
7 11 (12.22%) CentOS
8 9 (10.00%) Windows Server
9 7 (7.78%) Oracle Linux
10 5 (5.56%) Debian
11 2 (2.22%) Ubuntu
12 1 (1.11%) HPUX
12 1 (1.11%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.00%) ITIL
2 13 (14.44%) Configuration Management
3 12 (13.33%) Problem Management
4 11 (12.22%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (11.11%) DevOps
6 7 (7.78%) CRM
6 7 (7.78%) ERP
7 5 (5.56%) Release Management
7 5 (5.56%) Security Management
7 5 (5.56%) Service Design
8 4 (4.44%) Network Architecture
9 3 (3.33%) Incident Management
9 3 (3.33%) Patch Management
9 3 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (2.22%) Anti-Money Laundering
10 2 (2.22%) Compliance Management
10 2 (2.22%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (2.22%) High Availability
10 2 (2.22%) Network Management
10 2 (2.22%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 27 (30.00%) Python
2 24 (26.67%) Perl
3 19 (21.11%) SQL
4 13 (14.44%) Shell Script
5 12 (13.33%) Bash Shell
6 9 (10.00%) Ruby
7 5 (5.56%) Java
8 4 (4.44%) PHP
9 3 (3.33%) C++
10 2 (2.22%) C
10 2 (2.22%) C#
10 2 (2.22%) Korn
11 1 (1.11%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (14.44%) Degree
2 11 (12.22%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (6.67%) RHCE
4 4 (4.44%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.33%) CCNA
5 3 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.22%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.22%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.44%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.33%) Postfix
3 2 (2.22%) KVM
3 2 (2.22%) NFS
3 2 (2.22%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.11%) iptables
4 1 (1.11%) Samba
4 1 (1.11%) Shibboleth
4 1 (1.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.11%) VMware Server
4 1 (1.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (25.56%) Puppet
2 15 (16.67%) Ansible
3 14 (15.56%) Nagios
4 12 (13.33%) ZABBIX
5 9 (10.00%) Red Hat Satellite
6 8 (8.89%) Tivoli
6 8 (8.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (4.44%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (2.22%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (1.11%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (1.11%) HAProxy
9 1 (1.11%) Oracle ZFS
9 1 (1.11%) Simpana
9 1 (1.11%) Terraform
9 1 (1.11%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 50 (55.56%) Red Hat
2 19 (21.11%) Splunk
3 16 (17.78%) Oracle
3 16 (17.78%) VMware
4 10 (11.11%) Cisco
5 8 (8.89%) NetApp
6 6 (6.67%) Veritas
7 5 (5.56%) Microsoft
8 3 (3.33%) EMC
8 3 (3.33%) Remedy
9 2 (2.22%) Calypso
9 2 (2.22%) HP
9 2 (2.22%) IBM
9 2 (2.22%) Murex
9 2 (2.22%) SAP
10 1 (1.11%) ATG
10 1 (1.11%) BMC
10 1 (1.11%) CommVault
10 1 (1.11%) hybris
10 1 (1.11%) Sun
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