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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Specialist
Rank 628 595 625
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Specialist 9 11 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.020% 0.025% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.027% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 12
Average salary £57,500 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.05% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £47,500 £46,500
10% offered a salary of more than £88,500 £66,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £47,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +21.79%
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
42908 41018 46961
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.40% 93.55% 94.55%
Number of salaries quoted 35852 34457 40696
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £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 18 September 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 18 September 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
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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 +4 2 £55,000 -38.88%
Linux Specialist
England

Linux Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 35 (100.00%) Linux
2 30 (85.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 25 (71.43%) Red Hat
4 22 (62.86%) Finance
5 21 (60.00%) Python
5 21 (60.00%) Perl
6 18 (51.43%) Puppet
7 16 (45.71%) CentOS
7 16 (45.71%) Ubuntu
7 16 (45.71%) Ruby
8 15 (42.86%) Configuration Management
8 15 (42.86%) UNIX
9 12 (34.29%) Oracle
10 9 (25.71%) Fedora
10 9 (25.71%) Nagios
10 9 (25.71%) CFEngine
10 9 (25.71%) Opscode Chef
10 9 (25.71%) Bash Shell
11 8 (22.86%) DevOps
11 8 (22.86%) ITIL
11 8 (22.86%) LAMP
12 7 (20.00%) Replication
12 7 (20.00%) VMware
12 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (20.00%) Banking
12 7 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
12 7 (20.00%) Subversion
12 7 (20.00%) Marketing
12 7 (20.00%) MySQL
12 7 (20.00%) PHP

Linux Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Portal
2 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) PaaS
1 2 (5.71%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) MySQL
1 7 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 7 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Subversion
1 7 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (17.14%) Redmine
General
1 22 (62.86%) Finance
2 7 (20.00%) Banking
2 7 (20.00%) Marketing
3 4 (11.43%) Front Office
4 1 (2.86%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) LAMP
2 7 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
2 7 (20.00%) Memcached
2 7 (20.00%) Sphinx
2 7 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Replication
2 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (11.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Linux
2 30 (85.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (45.71%) CentOS
3 16 (45.71%) Ubuntu
4 15 (42.86%) UNIX
5 9 (25.71%) Fedora
6 6 (17.14%) Windows
7 3 (8.57%) Solaris
8 2 (5.71%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) Configuration Management
2 8 (22.86%) DevOps
2 8 (22.86%) ITIL
3 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (11.43%) Low Latency
5 4 (11.43%) Network Management
5 4 (11.43%) Problem Management
5 4 (11.43%) Algorithmic Trading
6 3 (8.57%) OO
7 1 (2.86%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.86%) Product Management
7 1 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.86%) Process Management
7 1 (2.86%) Migration
7 1 (2.86%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (2.86%) Release Management
7 1 (2.86%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.86%) Stress Testing
7 1 (2.86%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 21 (60.00%) Python
1 21 (60.00%) Perl
2 16 (45.71%) Ruby
3 9 (25.71%) Bash Shell
4 7 (20.00%) PHP
5 4 (11.43%) Java
5 4 (11.43%) SQL
6 3 (8.57%) C++
7 2 (5.71%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.86%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) Degree
1 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.71%) XenApp
2 2 (5.71%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (51.43%) Puppet
2 9 (25.71%) Nagios
2 9 (25.71%) CFEngine
2 9 (25.71%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (17.14%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 25 (71.43%) Red Hat
2 12 (34.29%) Oracle
3 7 (20.00%) VMware
3 7 (20.00%) JBoss
4 3 (8.57%) Sun
5 2 (5.71%) Citrix
5 2 (5.71%) Veritas
6 1 (2.86%) Apple
6 1 (2.86%) Microsoft