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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Specialist
Rank 619 573 627
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +54
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Specialist 30 18 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.062% 0.041% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.043% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 29 15 3
Average salary £57,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.05% -5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £43,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +16.66%
Job Titles Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44975 41466 48833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.36% 93.48% 94.53%
Number of salaries quoted 37771 34706 42499
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 2014. 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 -13 8 £52,500 -10.25% 1
Linux Specialist
England

Linux Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 38 (100.00%) Linux
2 31 (81.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 27 (71.05%) Red Hat
4 24 (63.16%) Python
4 24 (63.16%) Perl
5 22 (57.89%) Finance
6 18 (47.37%) Puppet
7 17 (44.74%) Ruby
8 16 (42.11%) Ubuntu
8 16 (42.11%) CentOS
8 16 (42.11%) UNIX
9 15 (39.47%) Configuration Management
10 12 (31.58%) Oracle
10 12 (31.58%) Bash Shell
11 10 (26.32%) Nagios
12 9 (23.68%) Fedora
12 9 (23.68%) CFEngine
12 9 (23.68%) Opscode Chef
13 8 (21.05%) DevOps
13 8 (21.05%) MongoDB
13 8 (21.05%) LAMP
13 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (21.05%) Subversion
13 8 (21.05%) ITIL
14 7 (18.42%) Windows
14 7 (18.42%) MySQL
14 7 (18.42%) PHP
14 7 (18.42%) JBoss
14 7 (18.42%) Kerberos
14 7 (18.42%) Banking

Linux Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 7 (18.42%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.63%) IIS
2 1 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.63%) WebSphere Portal
2 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) PaaS
1 2 (5.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) MongoDB
2 7 (18.42%) MySQL
2 7 (18.42%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.63%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Subversion
2 7 (18.42%) Jenkins
3 6 (15.79%) Redmine
General
1 22 (57.89%) Finance
2 7 (18.42%) Banking
2 7 (18.42%) Marketing
3 5 (13.16%) Front Office
4 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.05%) LAMP
2 7 (18.42%) ActiveMQ
2 7 (18.42%) Sphinx
2 7 (18.42%) RabbitMQ
2 7 (18.42%) Memcached
3 1 (2.63%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Replication
2 4 (10.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.63%) Equities
3 1 (2.63%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.63%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.63%) Physics
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Linux
2 31 (81.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (42.11%) Ubuntu
3 16 (42.11%) CentOS
3 16 (42.11%) UNIX
4 9 (23.68%) Fedora
5 7 (18.42%) Windows
6 3 (7.89%) Solaris
7 2 (5.26%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) Configuration Management
2 8 (21.05%) DevOps
2 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (21.05%) ITIL
3 5 (13.16%) Low Latency
3 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (10.53%) Problem Management
4 4 (10.53%) Algorithmic Trading
4 4 (10.53%) Network Management
5 3 (7.89%) OO
6 1 (2.63%) B2B
6 1 (2.63%) B2C
6 1 (2.63%) Process Management
6 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.63%) Project Management
6 1 (2.63%) Migration
6 1 (2.63%) Network Design
6 1 (2.63%) Automated Testing
6 1 (2.63%) Data Management
6 1 (2.63%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 24 (63.16%) Python
1 24 (63.16%) Perl
2 17 (44.74%) Ruby
3 12 (31.58%) Bash Shell
4 7 (18.42%) PHP
5 4 (10.53%) SQL
5 4 (10.53%) Java
6 3 (7.89%) C++
6 3 (7.89%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.63%) C
7 1 (2.63%) Korn
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Degree
2 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
1 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 7 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.26%) XenApp
2 2 (5.26%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (47.37%) Puppet
2 10 (26.32%) Nagios
3 9 (23.68%) CFEngine
3 9 (23.68%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (15.79%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 27 (71.05%) Red Hat
2 12 (31.58%) Oracle
3 7 (18.42%) JBoss
3 7 (18.42%) VMware
4 3 (7.89%) Sun
5 2 (5.26%) Citrix
5 2 (5.26%) Veritas
6 1 (2.63%) Apple
6 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
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