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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Specialist
Rank 593 609 608
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Specialist 15 6 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.036% 0.014% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.015% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 20
Average salary £39,398 £62,500 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.96% +27.55%
UK excluding London average salary £51,250 £45,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.02% +14.37%
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
38776 40118 42976
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.85% 93.84% 94.38%
Number of salaries quoted 32989 32860 37014
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
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 26 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
(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
Surbiton - 5 £37,500 -
Linux Specialist
England

Linux Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (82.35%) Red Hat
2 14 (82.35%) VMware
2 14 (82.35%) vSphere
3 11 (64.71%) Puppet
4 10 (58.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (52.94%) Windows
5 9 (52.94%) Oracle
5 9 (52.94%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (47.06%) IaaS
6 8 (47.06%) Red Hat Satellite
6 8 (47.06%) WebLogic
6 8 (47.06%) JBoss
6 8 (47.06%) FTP
6 8 (47.06%) NFS
6 8 (47.06%) Shell Script
6 8 (47.06%) Middleware
6 8 (47.06%) Configuration Management
6 8 (47.06%) AIX
6 8 (47.06%) IBM
6 8 (47.06%) Citrix
6 8 (47.06%) RHCE
6 8 (47.06%) SSH
6 8 (47.06%) Identity Management
6 8 (47.06%) WebSphere
6 8 (47.06%) Clustering
6 8 (47.06%) XenApp
6 8 (47.06%) PaaS
6 8 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (35.29%) PCI DSS

Linux Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 8 (47.06%) JBoss
1 8 (47.06%) WebSphere
1 8 (47.06%) WebLogic
2 6 (35.29%) Apache Solr
2 6 (35.29%) Apache
2 6 (35.29%) Tomcat
3 2 (11.76%) Confluence
3 2 (11.76%) Node.js
3 2 (11.76%) OpenStack
4 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (47.06%) PaaS
1 8 (47.06%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) FTP
1 8 (47.06%) SSH
2 6 (35.29%) BIG-IP
2 6 (35.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) MySQL
2 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Subversion
1 2 (11.76%) JIRA
1 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
1 2 (11.76%) FishEye
1 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) Middleware
2 3 (17.65%) LAMP
3 2 (11.76%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Clustering
2 2 (11.76%) Open Source
2 2 (11.76%) Hedge funds
2 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (58.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (52.94%) Windows
4 8 (47.06%) AIX
5 6 (35.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (47.06%) Configuration Management
2 8 (47.06%) Identity Management
3 3 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (17.65%) DevOps
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (11.76%) Investment Management
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) TDD
5 1 (5.88%) Release Management
5 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Process Management
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL
5 1 (5.88%) B2B
5 1 (5.88%) B2C
5 1 (5.88%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) Shell Script
2 3 (17.65%) Java
3 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.76%) Python
3 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
3 2 (11.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) RHCE
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (82.35%) vSphere
2 8 (47.06%) NFS
2 8 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (47.06%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (64.71%) Puppet
2 8 (47.06%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) Red Hat
1 14 (82.35%) VMware
2 9 (52.94%) Oracle
3 8 (47.06%) IBM
3 8 (47.06%) Citrix
4 6 (35.29%) hybris
5 2 (11.76%) Atlassian
6 1 (5.88%) Microsoft