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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Specialist
Rank 629 625 603
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Specialist 2 15 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.005% 0.032% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.034% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 2 14 10
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £39,600 £47,250
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £80,750 £60,750
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £48,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +2.63%
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
41405 43906 41833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.16% 93.53% 93.51%
Number of salaries quoted 35392 36667 35123
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 September 2015.

Linux Specialist Salary Histogram in London

Linux Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (64.29%) Perl
4 8 (57.14%) MySQL
5 6 (42.86%) Apache
5 6 (42.86%) Python
5 6 (42.86%) Red Hat
5 6 (42.86%) Puppet
6 5 (35.71%) Web Application Development
6 5 (35.71%) VMware
6 5 (35.71%) Samba
6 5 (35.71%) Debian
6 5 (35.71%) SLA
6 5 (35.71%) SMTP
6 5 (35.71%) NFS
6 5 (35.71%) DNS
6 5 (35.71%) iptables
7 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
7 4 (28.57%) ITIL
7 4 (28.57%) Windows
7 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
7 4 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (28.57%) Open Source
7 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (21.43%) Ruby
8 3 (21.43%) Subversion
8 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (21.43%) Redmine
8 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Satellite
8 3 (21.43%) Migration

Linux Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 6 (42.86%) Apache
2 3 (21.43%) JBoss
3 1 (7.14%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) SMTP
1 5 (35.71%) DNS
2 3 (21.43%) Kerberos
3 1 (7.14%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) MySQL
2 4 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (21.43%) RDBMS
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
3 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
4 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 3 (21.43%) Subversion
2 3 (21.43%) Redmine
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Games
1 1 (7.14%) Banking
1 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Private Cloud
2 1 (7.14%) PlayStation
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (35.71%) Debian
4 4 (28.57%) Windows
5 2 (14.29%) CentOS
6 1 (7.14%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Web Application Development
2 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Open Source
3 3 (21.43%) Server Building
3 3 (21.43%) Migration
3 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) Supply Chain Management
5 1 (7.14%) Time Management
5 1 (7.14%) DevOps
5 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.14%) Coaching
5 1 (7.14%) Microservices
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) Information Security
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) Perl
2 6 (42.86%) Python
3 3 (21.43%) Ruby
4 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
5 1 (7.14%) Java
5 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
5 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) SLA
2 1 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) PMBOK
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) NFS
1 5 (35.71%) Samba
1 5 (35.71%) iptables
2 3 (21.43%) KVM
2 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) QEMU
3 1 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) Puppet
2 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Satellite
2 3 (21.43%) Control-M
2 3 (21.43%) Rundeck
3 2 (14.29%) Ansible
4 1 (7.14%) Mesos
4 1 (7.14%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 5 (35.71%) VMware
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) NetApp