The first table below looks at the demand for the Linux Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 1 August 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 North West region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Consultant
Rank 239 239 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Consultant 3 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.042% 0.042% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.044% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Average salary £53,750 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.44% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+7.95% +3.52%
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6797 6804 7219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.81% 94.76% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 5515 5834 6330
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Linux Consultant
England

Linux Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux Consultant in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Linux Consultant
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Consultant across the North West region.

Linux Consultant Salary Trend in the North West

Linux Consultant
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Consultant across the North West region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Linux Consultant Salary Histogram in the North West

Linux Consultant
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Consultant within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 August 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
Manchester -1 2 £60,000 +33.33%
Cheshire - 1 £47,500 -
Linux Consultant
England

Linux Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Linux Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) UNIX
2 4 (80.00%) Puppet
3 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (40.00%) Python
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) Perl
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) Open Source
4 2 (40.00%) DevOps
4 2 (40.00%) SaltStack
4 2 (40.00%) Solaris
5 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (20.00%) YUM
5 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
5 1 (20.00%) Node.js
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (20.00%) High Availability
5 1 (20.00%) Splunk
5 1 (20.00%) Redis
5 1 (20.00%) Rackspace
5 1 (20.00%) Software Deployment
5 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (20.00%) Vagrant
5 1 (20.00%) logstash
5 1 (20.00%) Clustering

Linux Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Linux Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Node.js
1 1 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (20.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (20.00%) Redis
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) UNIX
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Solaris
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Fedora
4 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (20.00%) CentOS
4 1 (20.00%) AIX
4 1 (20.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Python
1 2 (40.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
2 1 (20.00%) Scala
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Puppet
2 1 (20.00%) YUM
2 1 (20.00%) Vagrant
2 1 (20.00%) logstash
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) SaltStack
3 1 (20.00%) Splunk
3 1 (20.00%) Rackspace
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle