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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Specialist
Rank 601 640 595
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -45
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Specialist 12 18 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.028% 0.037% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.039% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 6 18 24
Average salary £53,500 £53,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.94% +3.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £42,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £30,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -31.42%
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
40624 45661 41244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.51% 93.84% 93.72%
Number of salaries quoted 34358 38187 34690
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 £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 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
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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 +38 1 £62,500 +16.82% 2
Linux Specialist
England

Linux Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 22 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (86.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (54.55%) NFS
4 11 (50.00%) Apache
4 11 (50.00%) MySQL
4 11 (50.00%) Puppet
5 10 (45.45%) Perl
5 10 (45.45%) Red Hat
5 10 (45.45%) VMware
6 8 (36.36%) Samba
6 8 (36.36%) Debian
6 8 (36.36%) DNS
6 8 (36.36%) SMTP
6 8 (36.36%) SLA
6 8 (36.36%) Web Application Development
6 8 (36.36%) iptables
7 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (31.82%) Configuration Management
8 6 (27.27%) Oracle
8 6 (27.27%) Python
8 6 (27.27%) JBoss
8 6 (27.27%) Windows
8 6 (27.27%) Red Hat Satellite
8 6 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (22.73%) Jenkins
9 5 (22.73%) Open Source
9 5 (22.73%) vSphere
9 5 (22.73%) IBM
9 5 (22.73%) Shell Script
10 4 (18.18%) Middleware

Linux Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 11 (50.00%) Apache
2 6 (27.27%) JBoss
3 4 (18.18%) WebLogic
3 4 (18.18%) WebSphere
4 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
4 2 (9.09%) OpenStack
4 2 (9.09%) Confluence
4 2 (9.09%) Node.js
5 1 (4.55%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) PaaS
1 4 (18.18%) IaaS
1 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) DNS
1 8 (36.36%) SMTP
2 4 (18.18%) FTP
2 4 (18.18%) SSH
3 2 (9.09%) Kerberos
4 1 (4.55%) BIG-IP
4 1 (4.55%) Firewall
4 1 (4.55%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (50.00%) MySQL
2 3 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (9.09%) RDBMS
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 2 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Jenkins
2 4 (18.18%) Subversion
3 2 (9.09%) JIRA
3 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 2 (9.09%) FishEye
3 2 (9.09%) Redmine
General
1 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking
1 1 (4.55%) Banking
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) Middleware
2 2 (9.09%) LAMP
2 2 (9.09%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Open Source
2 4 (18.18%) Clustering
3 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.09%) Hedge funds
3 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (86.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (36.36%) Debian
4 6 (27.27%) Windows
5 4 (18.18%) AIX
6 1 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Web Application Development
2 7 (31.82%) Configuration Management
3 6 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (18.18%) Identity Management
5 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (13.64%) ITIL
6 2 (9.09%) Project Management
6 2 (9.09%) Migration
6 2 (9.09%) TDD
6 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (9.09%) Investment Management
6 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (9.09%) DevOps
7 1 (4.55%) Microservices
7 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.55%) Time Management
7 1 (4.55%) Supply Chain Management
7 1 (4.55%) Process Management
7 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) Perl
2 6 (27.27%) Python
3 5 (22.73%) Shell Script
4 4 (18.18%) Bash Shell
5 3 (13.64%) Java
6 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 2 (9.09%) C++
6 2 (9.09%) Ruby
7 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) RHCE
2 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (36.36%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) PMBOK
2 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 12 (54.55%) NFS
2 8 (36.36%) Samba
2 8 (36.36%) iptables
3 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (22.73%) vSphere
5 4 (18.18%) XenApp
6 2 (9.09%) KVM
7 1 (4.55%) Docker
7 1 (4.55%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 11 (50.00%) Puppet
2 6 (27.27%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (9.09%) Control-M
3 2 (9.09%) Nagios
3 2 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (9.09%) Rundeck
4 1 (4.55%) Mesos
4 1 (4.55%) Ansible
4 1 (4.55%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (4.55%) Cacti
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Red Hat
1 10 (45.45%) VMware
2 6 (27.27%) Oracle
3 5 (22.73%) IBM
4 4 (18.18%) Citrix
5 2 (9.09%) Atlassian
6 1 (4.55%) hybris
6 1 (4.55%) HP
6 1 (4.55%) EMC
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago