The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Specialist
Rank 655 589 665
Rank change year-on-year
-66 +76
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Specialist 7 22 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.014% 0.048% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.052% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 7 20 4
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £45,000 £42,600
10% offered a salary of more than £98,000 £65,250 £57,750
UK excluding London average salary £29,250 £42,500 £50,500
% change year-on-year
-31.17% -15.84%
Job Titles Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46521 42684 52638
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.74% 93.92% 93.86%
Number of salaries quoted 38422 36027 45659
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Linux Specialist
England

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 18 April 2014.

Linux Specialist Salary Histogram in London

Linux Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (61.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (53.85%) Ubuntu
3 7 (53.85%) MongoDB
3 7 (53.85%) RabbitMQ
4 6 (46.15%) Sphinx
4 6 (46.15%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (46.15%) ActiveMQ
4 6 (46.15%) Hadoop
4 6 (46.15%) CentOS
4 6 (46.15%) Memcached
4 6 (46.15%) Marketing
4 6 (46.15%) PHP
4 6 (46.15%) MySQL
4 6 (46.15%) Red Hat
4 6 (46.15%) LAMP
4 6 (46.15%) Replication
5 4 (30.77%) Perl
5 4 (30.77%) Python
6 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
6 3 (23.08%) UNIX
6 3 (23.08%) Nagios
7 2 (15.38%) Front Office
7 2 (15.38%) VMware
7 2 (15.38%) DNS
7 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
7 2 (15.38%) Puppet
7 2 (15.38%) Degree
7 2 (15.38%) Low Latency

Linux Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (46.15%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) MongoDB
2 6 (46.15%) Hadoop
2 6 (46.15%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 6 (46.15%) Marketing
2 2 (15.38%) Front Office
3 1 (7.69%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) RabbitMQ
2 6 (46.15%) Sphinx
2 6 (46.15%) ActiveMQ
2 6 (46.15%) Memcached
2 6 (46.15%) LAMP
3 1 (7.69%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Replication
2 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
2 1 (7.69%) Physics
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Hedge funds
2 1 (7.69%) Open Source
2 1 (7.69%) Artificial Intelligence
2 1 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (7.69%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (61.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (53.85%) Ubuntu
4 6 (46.15%) CentOS
5 3 (23.08%) UNIX
6 1 (7.69%) Windows
6 1 (7.69%) AIX
6 1 (7.69%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (15.38%) Low Latency
3 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.69%) Algorithmic Trading
3 1 (7.69%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (7.69%) Network Management
3 1 (7.69%) Data Management
3 1 (7.69%) Network Design
3 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) PHP
2 4 (30.77%) Perl
2 4 (30.77%) Python
3 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
4 1 (7.69%) Ruby
4 1 (7.69%) Korn
4 1 (7.69%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) CCNP
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Nagios
2 2 (15.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Red Hat
2 2 (15.38%) VMware
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + great bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Launch IT Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £52,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare - great o
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago