The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Consultant
Rank 609 628 631
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Consultant 13 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.029% 0.002% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.002% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 5
Average salary £51,500 £52,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.90% +31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £37,900
10% offered a salary of more than £52,400 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +7.14%
Linux Consultant
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
42497 42494 46287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.64% 93.86% 94.51%
Number of salaries quoted 35665 35795 39936
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Linux Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux Consultant in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in London

Linux Consultant
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Consultant across the London region.

Linux Consultant Salary Trend in London

Linux Consultant
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Consultant across the London region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

Linux Consultant Salary Histogram in London

Linux Consultant
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Consultant within the London region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
City of London +17 9 £51,500 -1.90%
Linux Consultant
England

Linux Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the London region that cited Linux Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title.

1 22 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (81.82%) Firewall
3 17 (77.27%) Cisco
3 17 (77.27%) Cisco ASA
3 17 (77.27%) Cisco IOS
3 17 (77.27%) Cisco PIX
4 8 (36.36%) VPN
5 7 (31.82%) TCP/IP
5 7 (31.82%) IPsec
6 5 (22.73%) VMware
7 4 (18.18%) Python
7 4 (18.18%) Perl
7 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (13.64%) Bash Shell
8 3 (13.64%) OpenStack
8 3 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (13.64%) Docker
8 3 (13.64%) Web Services
8 3 (13.64%) SNMP
8 3 (13.64%) Tcl
8 3 (13.64%) Ruby
9 2 (9.09%) Finance
9 2 (9.09%) C
9 2 (9.09%) DNS
9 2 (9.09%) SELinux
9 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
9 2 (9.09%) Ansible
10 1 (4.55%) DevOps
10 1 (4.55%) SaltStack

Linux Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the London region that cited Linux Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.64%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (81.82%) Firewall
2 17 (77.27%) Cisco IOS
2 17 (77.27%) Cisco PIX
2 17 (77.27%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (36.36%) VPN
4 7 (31.82%) TCP/IP
4 7 (31.82%) IPsec
5 3 (13.64%) SNMP
6 2 (9.09%) DNS
7 1 (4.55%) SAN
7 1 (4.55%) iSCSI
7 1 (4.55%) FCoE
7 1 (4.55%) Fibre Channel
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Law
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) SELinux
3 1 (4.55%) Windows
3 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
3 1 (4.55%) CentOS
3 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (4.55%) DevOps
2 1 (4.55%) Project Management
2 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
2 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) Perl
1 4 (18.18%) Python
2 3 (13.64%) Tcl
2 3 (13.64%) Ruby
2 3 (13.64%) Bash Shell
3 2 (9.09%) C
4 1 (4.55%) Scala
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (13.64%) Docker
3 1 (4.55%) Xen
3 1 (4.55%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (9.09%) Ansible
3 1 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (77.27%) Cisco
2 5 (22.73%) VMware
3 1 (4.55%) SaltStack
3 1 (4.55%) Red Hat