The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had Linux Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Consultant
England / North West
Rank - 228 258
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Consultant 0 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.036% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.037% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 3
Median salary - £50,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +100.00%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £44,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-20.45% -16.19%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5782 5407 6655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.66% 96.61% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 4823 4541 5512
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,364 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Linux Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region that featured Linux Consultant in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, Linux Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region featuring Linux Consultant in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Hitachi
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Service Management
1 5 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) RHCSA
2 1 (20.00%) Security Hardening
2 1 (20.00%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) Puppet
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (20.00%) Build Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Kernel Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) PHP

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 5 (100.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Build Automation
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) Kernel Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
1 1 (20.00%) PHP
1 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (20.00%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (20.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Hitachi
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) Veritas