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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Specialist
Rank 617 626 657
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Specialist 22 15 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.054% 0.037% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.038% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 18 13 7
Average salary £52,500 £39,398 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.25% -36.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,050 £37,500 £44,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +47.05%
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
39316 39186 40518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.73% 95.73% 95.66%
Number of salaries quoted 33943 33221 33153
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 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 - 6 £60,000 - 1
Linux Specialist
England

Linux Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 24 (63.16%) Python
3 23 (60.53%) Bash Shell
4 21 (55.26%) Puppet
5 19 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (44.74%) Perl
7 15 (39.47%) Unix
7 15 (39.47%) Red Hat
8 14 (36.84%) Performance Tuning
9 13 (34.21%) DevOps
9 13 (34.21%) Finance
10 12 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
11 11 (28.95%) Git (software)
11 11 (28.95%) SQL
12 10 (26.32%) VMware
13 9 (23.68%) Nagios
13 9 (23.68%) Opscode Chef
13 9 (23.68%) Ansible
14 8 (21.05%) Equities
14 8 (21.05%) Back Office
14 8 (21.05%) Windows
15 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
16 6 (15.79%) Banking
16 6 (15.79%) Active Directory
17 5 (13.16%) Shell Script
17 5 (13.16%) DHCP
17 5 (13.16%) NFS
17 5 (13.16%) DNS
17 5 (13.16%) Cisco
17 5 (13.16%) MySQL

Linux Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (10.53%) JBoss
1 4 (10.53%) nginx
1 4 (10.53%) Node.js
2 2 (5.26%) Apache
2 2 (5.26%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) DHCP
1 5 (13.16%) DNS
2 2 (5.26%) LDAP
3 1 (2.63%) Internet
3 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) MySQL
2 3 (7.89%) RDBMS
2 3 (7.89%) Relational Database
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.26%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (28.95%) Git (software)
2 5 (13.16%) Jenkins
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle Forms
General
1 13 (34.21%) Finance
2 8 (21.05%) Back Office
3 6 (15.79%) Banking
4 4 (10.53%) Brand Awareness
5 1 (2.63%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) JSON
2 4 (10.53%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Equities
2 4 (10.53%) Derivative
2 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (5.26%) EMC VNX
5 1 (2.63%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (39.47%) Unix
4 8 (21.05%) Windows
5 2 (5.26%) AIX
5 2 (5.26%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) Performance Tuning
2 13 (34.21%) DevOps
3 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (13.16%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (13.16%) Configuration Management
4 5 (13.16%) Incident Management
4 5 (13.16%) Kernel Tuning
4 5 (13.16%) Mentoring
4 5 (13.16%) Problem Management
4 5 (13.16%) Release Management
4 5 (13.16%) Time Management
5 4 (10.53%) B2B
5 4 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (10.53%) E-Commerce
5 4 (10.53%) Migration
5 4 (10.53%) Server Hardening
6 3 (7.89%) Security Management
7 2 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (5.26%) Electronic Trading
7 2 (5.26%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 24 (63.16%) Python
2 23 (60.53%) Bash Shell
3 17 (44.74%) Perl
4 11 (28.95%) SQL
5 5 (13.16%) Shell Script
6 4 (10.53%) Ruby
7 2 (5.26%) PHP
8 1 (2.63%) C++
8 1 (2.63%) Go
8 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) RHCA
1 2 (5.26%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 5 (13.16%) Docker
2 5 (13.16%) NFS
3 4 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.26%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 21 (55.26%) Puppet
2 9 (23.68%) Ansible
2 9 (23.68%) Nagios
2 9 (23.68%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (13.16%) Red Hat Satellite
3 5 (13.16%) yum
3 5 (13.16%) ZABBIX
4 4 (10.53%) CFEngine
5 1 (2.63%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (39.47%) Red Hat
2 10 (26.32%) VMware
3 5 (13.16%) Cisco
3 5 (13.16%) Splunk
4 4 (10.53%) New Relic
4 4 (10.53%) Oracle
5 3 (7.89%) EMC
5 3 (7.89%) NetApp
5 3 (7.89%) Veritas
6 2 (5.26%) IBM
7 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Goldman Sachs
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago