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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Specialist
Rank 630 644 611
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Specialist 10 7 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.022% 0.014% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.015% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 18
Average salary £47,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.58% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,600 £41,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,600 £98,000 £70,750
UK excluding London average salary £33,045 £29,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.97% -31.17%
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
41638 46377 43450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.52% 93.93% 93.98%
Number of salaries quoted 35147 38246 36697
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £79,000 £75,000 £75,250
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 17 April 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
City of London - 1 £55,000 -
Linux Specialist
England

Linux Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (73.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (65.38%) Red Hat
3 17 (65.38%) VMware
4 14 (53.85%) NFS
4 14 (53.85%) Apache
4 14 (53.85%) vSphere
5 12 (46.15%) Puppet
5 12 (46.15%) MySQL
6 9 (34.62%) Shell Script
6 9 (34.62%) IBM
6 9 (34.62%) Configuration Management
6 9 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (30.77%) XenApp
7 8 (30.77%) PaaS
7 8 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (30.77%) Red Hat Satellite
7 8 (30.77%) IaaS
7 8 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (30.77%) Citrix
7 8 (30.77%) RHCE
7 8 (30.77%) JBoss
7 8 (30.77%) FTP
7 8 (30.77%) Oracle
7 8 (30.77%) WebLogic
7 8 (30.77%) Windows
7 8 (30.77%) AIX
7 8 (30.77%) Middleware
7 8 (30.77%) Identity Management
7 8 (30.77%) Clustering

Linux Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 14 (53.85%) Apache
2 8 (30.77%) WebLogic
2 8 (30.77%) JBoss
2 8 (30.77%) WebSphere
3 7 (26.92%) Tomcat
4 6 (23.08%) Apache Solr
5 2 (7.69%) Confluence
5 2 (7.69%) Node.js
5 2 (7.69%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 8 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (30.77%) PaaS
1 8 (30.77%) IaaS
2 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) FTP
1 8 (30.77%) SSH
2 6 (23.08%) BIG-IP
2 6 (23.08%) DNS
2 6 (23.08%) Firewall
2 6 (23.08%) SMTP
3 1 (3.85%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (46.15%) MySQL
2 2 (7.69%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.69%) Subversion
2 2 (7.69%) JIRA
2 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.69%) FishEye
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) Middleware
2 2 (7.69%) LAMP
2 2 (7.69%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Clustering
2 3 (11.54%) Open Source
3 2 (7.69%) Hedge funds
3 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (73.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (30.77%) Windows
3 8 (30.77%) AIX
4 6 (23.08%) Debian
4 6 (23.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Configuration Management
2 8 (30.77%) Identity Management
2 8 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (23.08%) Web Application Development
4 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.69%) TDD
5 2 (7.69%) Project Management
5 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (7.69%) Investment Management
5 2 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (7.69%) DevOps
6 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.85%) Microservices
6 1 (3.85%) Time Management
6 1 (3.85%) Process Management
6 1 (3.85%) ITIL
6 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.85%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) Shell Script
2 6 (23.08%) Perl
3 4 (15.38%) Bash Shell
3 4 (15.38%) Python
4 3 (11.54%) Java
5 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.69%) C++
6 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) RHCE
2 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) SLA
1 6 (23.08%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.85%) PMBOK
2 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 14 (53.85%) NFS
1 14 (53.85%) vSphere
2 9 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (30.77%) XenApp
4 6 (23.08%) Samba
4 6 (23.08%) iptables
5 2 (7.69%) KVM
6 1 (3.85%) Docker
6 1 (3.85%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 12 (46.15%) Puppet
2 8 (30.77%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.85%) Ansible
4 1 (3.85%) Mesos
4 1 (3.85%) Nagios
4 1 (3.85%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (3.85%) Cacti
Vendors
1 17 (65.38%) Red Hat
1 17 (65.38%) VMware
2 9 (34.62%) IBM
3 8 (30.77%) Oracle
3 8 (30.77%) Citrix
4 6 (23.08%) hybris
5 2 (7.69%) Atlassian
6 1 (3.85%) Cisco
6 1 (3.85%) HP
6 1 (3.85%) EMC