The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Specialist
Rank 630 633 681
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +48
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Specialist 26 30 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.062% 0.067% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.070% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 24 20 11
Average salary £45,000 £65,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.76% +52.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,450 £47,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £65,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £44,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-0.56% +35.38%
Linux Specialist
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
40513 42828 47012
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.86% 95.79% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 35099 36048 38825
Average salary £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.80% +1.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Linux Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Linux Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in London

Linux Specialist
Salary Trend in London

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

Linux Specialist Salary Trend in London

Linux Specialist
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Specialist across the London region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Linux Specialist Salary Histogram in London

Linux Specialist
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 Specialist within the London region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(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 +49 3 £57,500 - 2
Linux Specialist
England

Linux Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the London 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 45 (100.00%) Linux
2 29 (64.44%) Python
2 29 (64.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 27 (60.00%) Red Hat
4 23 (51.11%) Puppet
5 20 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
6 19 (42.22%) JSON
7 18 (40.00%) Ansible
7 18 (40.00%) Splunk
8 17 (37.78%) Git (software)
8 17 (37.78%) Unix
9 16 (35.56%) Nagios
10 14 (31.11%) Red Hat Satellite
11 13 (28.89%) Jenkins
11 13 (28.89%) ZABBIX
11 13 (28.89%) VMware
11 13 (28.89%) SQL
12 12 (26.67%) Perl
12 12 (26.67%) Bash Shell
13 10 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
13 10 (22.22%) Finance
14 9 (20.00%) Ruby
14 9 (20.00%) DevOps
15 8 (17.78%) Back Office
15 8 (17.78%) MySQL
15 8 (17.78%) Cisco
16 7 (15.56%) NetApp
16 7 (15.56%) Veritas
16 7 (15.56%) Web Services
16 7 (15.56%) Configuration Management

Linux Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the London 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 4 (8.89%) JBoss
2 2 (4.44%) Apache
3 1 (2.22%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 20 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (2.22%) Firewall
1 1 (2.22%) Internet
1 1 (2.22%) LDAP
1 1 (2.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.78%) MySQL
2 4 (8.89%) MongoDB
3 3 (6.67%) RDBMS
3 3 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (37.78%) Git (software)
2 13 (28.89%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.67%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (2.22%) JIRA
General
1 10 (22.22%) Finance
2 8 (17.78%) Back Office
3 7 (15.56%) Banking
4 5 (11.11%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (42.22%) JSON
2 7 (15.56%) Web Services
3 1 (2.22%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (2.22%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Enterprise Storage
1 6 (13.33%) Equities
2 2 (4.44%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.22%) Clustering
3 1 (2.22%) EMC VNX
3 1 (2.22%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 45 (100.00%) Linux
2 29 (64.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (37.78%) Unix
4 6 (13.33%) Windows
5 5 (11.11%) Amazon Linux
6 4 (8.89%) AIX
6 4 (8.89%) Ubuntu
7 3 (6.67%) Solaris
8 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (20.00%) DevOps
3 7 (15.56%) Configuration Management
4 6 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (13.33%) Incident Management
4 6 (13.33%) Problem Management
4 6 (13.33%) Release Management
4 6 (13.33%) Security Management
5 4 (8.89%) Data Protection
6 2 (4.44%) Electronic Trading
6 2 (4.44%) Low Latency
6 2 (4.44%) Open Source
7 1 (2.22%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.22%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.22%) Performance Management
7 1 (2.22%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (64.44%) Python
2 13 (28.89%) SQL
3 12 (26.67%) Bash Shell
3 12 (26.67%) Perl
4 9 (20.00%) Ruby
5 7 (15.56%) Shell Script
6 5 (11.11%) PHP
7 1 (2.22%) Go
7 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) RHCA
1 1 (2.22%) RHCE
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.22%) Docker
2 1 (2.22%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 1 (2.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (51.11%) Puppet
2 18 (40.00%) Ansible
3 16 (35.56%) Nagios
4 14 (31.11%) Red Hat Satellite
5 13 (28.89%) ZABBIX
6 5 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (2.22%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (2.22%) Terraform
7 1 (2.22%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 27 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 18 (40.00%) Splunk
3 13 (28.89%) VMware
4 8 (17.78%) Cisco
5 7 (15.56%) NetApp
5 7 (15.56%) Veritas
6 4 (8.89%) Oracle
7 3 (6.67%) EMC
7 3 (6.67%) IBM
8 1 (2.22%) BMC
8 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
London
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: £40k - 44k per year
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Huxley
Salary: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago