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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Specialist
Rank 852 912 905
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Specialist 24 20 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.027% 0.020% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.020% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 18 15 46
Median salary £45,000 £52,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,850 £40,950 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £52,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £52,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-23.80% +31.25%
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
85118 97896 102873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.28% 96.31% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 71771 82406 84031
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 £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 1 October 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 1 October 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
South East +69 10 £41,750 -20.47% 2
North East - 7 £40,000 -
London +61 5 £52,500 -19.23%
East Midlands +9 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £50,000 - 2
Linux Specialist
UK

Linux Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 76 (100.00%) Linux
2 44 (57.89%) Red Hat
3 39 (51.32%) Unix
4 38 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 26 (34.21%) AIX
6 21 (27.63%) ITIL
7 19 (25.00%) Perl
8 17 (22.37%) Python
9 16 (21.05%) Puppet
10 15 (19.74%) ITIL Certification
10 15 (19.74%) Finance
10 15 (19.74%) VMware
11 13 (17.11%) CentOS
11 13 (17.11%) Amazon AWS
11 13 (17.11%) Solaris
12 12 (15.79%) Configuration Management
12 12 (15.79%) Problem Management
12 12 (15.79%) Splunk
13 11 (14.47%) JSON
13 11 (14.47%) Windows
14 10 (13.16%) Shell Script
14 10 (13.16%) Nagios
14 10 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (13.16%) Bash Shell
15 9 (11.84%) Ansible
15 9 (11.84%) Oracle
15 9 (11.84%) Apache
15 9 (11.84%) Cisco
16 8 (10.53%) Tivoli
16 8 (10.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager

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 9 (11.84%) Apache
2 3 (3.95%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.63%) JBoss
4 1 (1.32%) nginx
4 1 (1.32%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (17.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.89%) DNS
1 6 (7.89%) SAN
2 5 (6.58%) Internet
2 5 (6.58%) SSL
3 4 (5.26%) HTTP
3 4 (5.26%) HTTPS
4 2 (2.63%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (2.63%) Firewall
4 2 (2.63%) SMTP
5 1 (1.32%) IPv6
5 1 (1.32%) LAN
5 1 (1.32%) LDAP
5 1 (1.32%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (1.32%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.32%) VoIP
5 1 (1.32%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.26%) MySQL
2 3 (3.95%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.63%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.63%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.32%) Big Data
4 1 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (10.53%) Git (software)
1 8 (10.53%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.32%) GitLab
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle Forms
General
1 15 (19.74%) Finance
2 6 (7.89%) Banking
2 6 (7.89%) Financial Institution
3 5 (6.58%) Publishing
4 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.47%) JSON
2 7 (9.21%) Web Services
3 5 (6.58%) Middleware
4 4 (5.26%) LAMP
5 2 (2.63%) .NET
5 2 (2.63%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.63%) JMS
5 2 (2.63%) Spring
6 1 (1.32%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (1.32%) J2EE
6 1 (1.32%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.53%) HACMP
2 5 (6.58%) Clustering
3 4 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.95%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (2.63%) Derivative
5 2 (2.63%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.63%) Market Risk
5 2 (2.63%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.32%) CMDB
6 1 (1.32%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.32%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.32%) PKI
6 1 (1.32%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 76 (100.00%) Linux
2 39 (51.32%) Unix
3 38 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 26 (34.21%) AIX
5 13 (17.11%) CentOS
5 13 (17.11%) Solaris
6 11 (14.47%) Windows
7 8 (10.53%) Amazon Linux
8 4 (5.26%) Debian
9 2 (2.63%) Windows Server
10 1 (1.32%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (1.32%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.32%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.32%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (27.63%) ITIL
2 12 (15.79%) Configuration Management
2 12 (15.79%) Problem Management
3 10 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (9.21%) DevOps
5 4 (5.26%) Network Architecture
5 4 (5.26%) Release Management
5 4 (5.26%) Security Management
6 3 (3.95%) Patch Management
7 2 (2.63%) Anti-Money Laundering
7 2 (2.63%) Compliance Management
7 2 (2.63%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (2.63%) Data Modelling
7 2 (2.63%) High Availability
7 2 (2.63%) Open Source
7 2 (2.63%) Project Management
7 2 (2.63%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (2.63%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.63%) Service Design
7 2 (2.63%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 19 (25.00%) Perl
2 17 (22.37%) Python
3 10 (13.16%) Bash Shell
3 10 (13.16%) Shell Script
4 7 (9.21%) SQL
5 6 (7.89%) Ruby
6 4 (5.26%) Java
7 3 (3.95%) C++
7 3 (3.95%) PHP
8 2 (2.63%) C
8 2 (2.63%) C#
9 1 (1.32%) Korn
9 1 (1.32%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (19.74%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (10.53%) Degree
3 6 (7.89%) RHCE
4 4 (5.26%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.95%) CCNA
5 3 (3.95%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.63%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.63%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.58%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.63%) KVM
2 2 (2.63%) NFS
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (2.63%) Postfix
3 1 (1.32%) iptables
3 1 (1.32%) Samba
3 1 (1.32%) Shibboleth
3 1 (1.32%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.32%) VMware Server
3 1 (1.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (21.05%) Puppet
2 10 (13.16%) Nagios
3 9 (11.84%) Ansible
4 8 (10.53%) Tivoli
4 8 (10.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 8 (10.53%) ZABBIX
5 5 (6.58%) Red Hat Satellite
6 3 (3.95%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (2.63%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (1.32%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (1.32%) HAProxy
8 1 (1.32%) Oracle ZFS
8 1 (1.32%) Simpana
8 1 (1.32%) Terraform
8 1 (1.32%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 44 (57.89%) Red Hat
2 15 (19.74%) VMware
3 12 (15.79%) Splunk
4 9 (11.84%) Cisco
4 9 (11.84%) Oracle
5 7 (9.21%) NetApp
5 7 (9.21%) Veritas
6 5 (6.58%) Microsoft
7 4 (5.26%) Remedy
8 3 (3.95%) EMC
9 2 (2.63%) Calypso
9 2 (2.63%) HP
9 2 (2.63%) Murex
10 1 (1.32%) BMC
10 1 (1.32%) CommVault
10 1 (1.32%) hybris
10 1 (1.32%) IBM
10 1 (1.32%) Netezza
10 1 (1.32%) Sun
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