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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Specialist
Rank 816 818 834
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Specialist 21 35 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.022% 0.036% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.038% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 17 14 26
Average salary £39,398 £52,500 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.95% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £28,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £64,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,250 £45,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.02% +14.37%
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
92117 91934 99163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.57% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 77310 75065 85756
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 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 January 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 28 January 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
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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 +3 14 £39,398 -36.96%
East of England -3 4 £50,000 - 1
Yorkshire -7 2 £55,000 +83.33%
South East -41 1 £47,500 -26.92%
Linux Specialist
UK

Linux Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 32 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (71.88%) Red Hat
3 22 (68.75%) VMware
4 17 (53.13%) Firewall
4 17 (53.13%) vSphere
5 13 (40.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (40.63%) Apache
5 13 (40.63%) MySQL
5 13 (40.63%) Windows
6 12 (37.50%) UNIX
6 12 (37.50%) Citrix
6 12 (37.50%) Puppet
6 12 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (31.25%) Tomcat
7 10 (31.25%) NFS
7 10 (31.25%) AIX
7 10 (31.25%) Oracle
8 9 (28.13%) PCI DSS
8 9 (28.13%) BIG-IP
8 9 (28.13%) hybris
8 9 (28.13%) IaaS
8 9 (28.13%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (28.13%) Apache Solr
8 9 (28.13%) PaaS
8 9 (28.13%) JBoss
8 9 (28.13%) Configuration Management
9 8 (25.00%) RHCE
9 8 (25.00%) Shell Script
9 8 (25.00%) Middleware
9 8 (25.00%) Clustering

Linux Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 13 (40.63%) Apache
2 10 (31.25%) Tomcat
3 9 (28.13%) JBoss
3 9 (28.13%) Apache Solr
4 8 (25.00%) WebLogic
4 8 (25.00%) WebSphere
5 2 (6.25%) Confluence
5 2 (6.25%) Node.js
5 2 (6.25%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 9 (28.13%) PaaS
1 9 (28.13%) IaaS
2 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (53.13%) Firewall
2 9 (28.13%) BIG-IP
3 8 (25.00%) SSH
3 8 (25.00%) FTP
4 6 (18.75%) DNS
5 5 (15.63%) Network Security
6 4 (12.50%) DHCP
7 2 (6.25%) SMTP
8 1 (3.13%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (40.63%) MySQL
2 2 (6.25%) DB2
2 2 (6.25%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Subversion
2 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.38%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.25%) FishEye
3 2 (6.25%) JIRA
4 1 (3.13%) Selenium
4 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.13%) Maven
4 1 (3.13%) JUnit
4 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.13%) MSI
General
1 1 (3.13%) Legal
1 1 (3.13%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.00%) Middleware
2 3 (9.38%) LAMP
3 2 (6.25%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Clustering
2 3 (9.38%) Open Source
3 2 (6.25%) Hedge funds
3 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) Device Driver
4 1 (3.13%) Replication
4 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (40.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 13 (40.63%) Windows
3 12 (37.50%) UNIX
4 10 (31.25%) AIX
5 3 (9.38%) Debian
6 2 (6.25%) HPUX
6 2 (6.25%) Solaris
6 2 (6.25%) SUSE
7 1 (3.13%) Fedora
7 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
7 1 (3.13%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Configuration Management
1 9 (28.13%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (25.00%) Identity Management
3 4 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 2 (6.25%) Investment Management
4 2 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (6.25%) Web Application Development
4 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.25%) ITIL
4 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.25%) TDD
4 2 (6.25%) Data Management
4 2 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (6.25%) DevOps
5 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.13%) Code Coverage
5 1 (3.13%) Test Automation
5 1 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.13%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (9.38%) C++
2 3 (9.38%) Perl
2 3 (9.38%) Bash Shell
3 2 (6.25%) Java
3 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.25%) Python
4 1 (3.13%) Assembly Language
4 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.13%) PHP
4 1 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) RHCE
2 5 (15.63%) Degree
3 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (28.13%) PCI DSS
2 2 (6.25%) SLA
3 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 17 (53.13%) vSphere
2 12 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (31.25%) NFS
4 8 (25.00%) XenApp
5 4 (12.50%) ProxySG
5 4 (12.50%) Active Directory
6 2 (6.25%) Samba
6 2 (6.25%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 12 (37.50%) Puppet
2 8 (25.00%) Red Hat Satellite
3 4 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (3.13%) cPanel
Vendors
1 23 (71.88%) Red Hat
2 22 (68.75%) VMware
3 12 (37.50%) Citrix
4 10 (31.25%) Oracle
5 9 (28.13%) hybris
6 8 (25.00%) IBM
7 5 (15.63%) HP
8 4 (12.50%) EMC
8 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 4 (12.50%) Blue Coat
8 4 (12.50%) CheckPoint
8 4 (12.50%) Symantec
8 4 (12.50%) F5
8 4 (12.50%) Cisco
9 2 (6.25%) Atlassian
9 2 (6.25%) Sybase
10 1 (3.13%) NetApp
10 1 (3.13%) Wind River
10 1 (3.13%) Perforce
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