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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Specialist
UK / England
Rank 811 859 882
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Specialist 29 55 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.037% 0.058% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.060% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 24 49 26
Median salary £54,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,650 £39,398
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%

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
75770 92206 94914
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.32% 96.48% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 63335 78206 79140
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 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +50 11 £62,500 +25.00% 1
South East +70 8 £50,000 +14.28%
North West - 6 £57,000 - 2
Yorkshire - 2 £47,500 -
West Midlands +21 1 £54,000 - 1
East of England +19 1 £32,500 -18.75%
Linux Specialist
UK

Linux Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 67 (100.00%) Linux
2 35 (52.24%) Red Hat
3 34 (50.75%) Windows
4 21 (31.34%) Microsoft
4 21 (31.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (28.36%) Unix
6 17 (25.37%) Python
6 17 (25.37%) CentOS
7 16 (23.88%) Perl
7 16 (23.88%) VMware
8 13 (19.40%) ITIL
9 12 (17.91%) Veritas
10 11 (16.42%) Shell Script
10 11 (16.42%) Active Directory
10 11 (16.42%) MS Excel
10 11 (16.42%) Linux Command Line
10 11 (16.42%) Incident Management
11 10 (14.93%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (14.93%) RHCA
11 10 (14.93%) ITSM
12 9 (13.43%) Finance
12 9 (13.43%) AIX
12 9 (13.43%) Degree
13 8 (11.94%) Problem Management
13 8 (11.94%) Puppet
13 8 (11.94%) Red Hat Satellite
13 8 (11.94%) LAN
13 8 (11.94%) Oracle
13 8 (11.94%) Clustering
14 7 (10.45%) Middleware

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 7 (10.45%) Tomcat
2 6 (8.96%) Apache
3 4 (5.97%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (5.97%) JBoss
4 3 (4.48%) WebLogic
4 3 (4.48%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.99%) Alfresco
5 2 (2.99%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (16.42%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) G Suite
2 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.49%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.94%) LAN
2 7 (10.45%) DNS
3 6 (8.96%) SAN
4 5 (7.46%) DHCP
4 5 (7.46%) Multicast
5 4 (5.97%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.99%) Firewall
6 2 (2.99%) Internet
6 2 (2.99%) NAS
6 2 (2.99%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.49%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.49%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.49%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.48%) Oracle Database
1 3 (4.48%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.99%) DB2
2 2 (2.99%) Informix
2 2 (2.99%) MySQL
2 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.49%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.49%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Oracle Forms
General
1 9 (13.43%) Finance
2 4 (5.97%) Banking
2 4 (5.97%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.49%) Legal
3 1 (1.49%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.45%) Middleware
2 5 (7.46%) Web Services
3 3 (4.48%) JSON
3 3 (4.48%) POSIX
3 3 (4.48%) Rendezvous
3 3 (4.48%) RESTful
3 3 (4.48%) SOAP
3 3 (4.48%) TIBCO EMS
3 3 (4.48%) XML
3 3 (4.48%) XML Schema
3 3 (4.48%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.42%) Linux Command Line
2 8 (11.94%) Clustering
3 5 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.97%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (2.99%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.99%) EMC VNX
6 2 (2.99%) Hedge funds
6 2 (2.99%) Replication
7 1 (1.49%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.49%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (1.49%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 67 (100.00%) Linux
2 34 (50.75%) Windows
3 21 (31.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (28.36%) Unix
5 17 (25.37%) CentOS
6 9 (13.43%) AIX
7 6 (8.96%) HPUX
7 6 (8.96%) Solaris
7 6 (8.96%) SUSE
7 6 (8.96%) Windows Server
8 3 (4.48%) Debian
8 3 (4.48%) Ubuntu
9 2 (2.99%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.99%) NetWare
10 1 (1.49%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.49%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.49%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (19.40%) ITIL
2 11 (16.42%) Incident Management
3 10 (14.93%) ITSM
4 8 (11.94%) Problem Management
5 5 (7.46%) Proprietary Trading
6 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (5.97%) Release Management
7 3 (4.48%) Capacity Management
7 3 (4.48%) CRM
8 2 (2.99%) Analytics
8 2 (2.99%) Business Continuity
8 2 (2.99%) DevOps
8 2 (2.99%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (2.99%) Document Management
8 2 (2.99%) High-Frequency Trading
8 2 (2.99%) Physics
8 2 (2.99%) Project Management
8 2 (2.99%) Quality Management
8 2 (2.99%) Strategic Planning
8 2 (2.99%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 17 (25.37%) Python
2 16 (23.88%) Perl
3 11 (16.42%) Shell Script
4 6 (8.96%) Bash Shell
4 6 (8.96%) Java
4 6 (8.96%) SQL
5 4 (5.97%) Korn
5 4 (5.97%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.48%) AWK
6 3 (4.48%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.48%) sed
7 1 (1.49%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (14.93%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (14.93%) RHCA
2 9 (13.43%) Degree
3 7 (10.45%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.45%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (16.42%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.99%) Firmware
3 2 (2.99%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (2.99%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (2.99%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (2.99%) vSphere
3 2 (2.99%) XenApp
4 1 (1.49%) NFS
4 1 (1.49%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 8 (11.94%) Puppet
1 8 (11.94%) Red Hat Satellite
2 3 (4.48%) Kibana
2 3 (4.48%) TIBCO Hawk
3 2 (2.99%) EMC VPLEX
3 2 (2.99%) Nagios
3 2 (2.99%) NetIQ Identity Manager
3 2 (2.99%) Oracle ZFS
3 2 (2.99%) Simpana
4 1 (1.49%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.49%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.49%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.49%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.49%) SCSM
4 1 (1.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 35 (52.24%) Red Hat
2 21 (31.34%) Microsoft
3 16 (23.88%) VMware
4 12 (17.91%) Veritas
5 8 (11.94%) Oracle
6 6 (8.96%) HP
6 6 (8.96%) NetApp
7 5 (7.46%) CommVault
7 5 (7.46%) EMC
7 5 (7.46%) IBM
8 4 (5.97%) Remedy
8 4 (5.97%) Sun
9 3 (4.48%) BEA
9 3 (4.48%) Google
9 3 (4.48%) SAP
9 3 (4.48%) TIBCO
10 2 (2.99%) 3PAR
10 2 (2.99%) Novell
10 2 (2.99%) Sybase
10 2 (2.99%) Veeam
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