The first table below looks at the demand for the Linux Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 18 April 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 South East region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Consultant
Rank 444 434 437
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Consultant 7 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.029% 0.018% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.019% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 4
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +19.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £52,500 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £52,750
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.17%
Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22768 21308 23387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.70% 94.93% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 18193 17655 20251
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Linux Consultant
England

Linux Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Linux Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Linux Consultant
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Linux Consultant Salary Trend in the South East

Linux Consultant
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Consultant across the South East region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Linux Consultant Salary Histogram in the South East

Linux Consultant
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Consultant within the South East region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Berkshire - 6 £52,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £52,500 -
Oxfordshire -12 1 £53,000 +0.95%
Linux Consultant
England

Linux Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (55.56%) TCP/IP
3 9 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 8 (44.44%) UNIX
5 7 (38.89%) VPN
5 7 (38.89%) Cisco
5 7 (38.89%) Firewall
5 7 (38.89%) IPsec
5 7 (38.89%) Cisco IOS
5 7 (38.89%) Cisco PIX
5 7 (38.89%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (33.33%) VMware
6 6 (33.33%) DNS
7 5 (27.78%) SUSE
7 5 (27.78%) Debian
7 5 (27.78%) Load Balancing
8 4 (22.22%) Finance
9 3 (16.67%) Change Management
9 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
9 3 (16.67%) Project Management
9 3 (16.67%) Solaris
9 3 (16.67%) Ubuntu
9 3 (16.67%) Problem Management
9 3 (16.67%) Tomcat
9 3 (16.67%) Python
9 3 (16.67%) FreeBSD
9 3 (16.67%) AIX
9 3 (16.67%) Oracle

Linux Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 3 (16.67%) Tomcat
1 3 (16.67%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (55.56%) TCP/IP
2 7 (38.89%) VPN
2 7 (38.89%) Firewall
2 7 (38.89%) IPsec
2 7 (38.89%) Cisco IOS
2 7 (38.89%) Cisco PIX
2 7 (38.89%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (11.11%) SMTP
4 2 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Open Source
1 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Storage
1 2 (11.11%) HACMP
1 2 (11.11%) Client/Server
1 2 (11.11%) Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) Grid Computing
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) CMDB
2 1 (5.56%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (44.44%) UNIX
3 6 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (27.78%) SUSE
4 5 (27.78%) Debian
5 3 (16.67%) Solaris
5 3 (16.67%) Ubuntu
5 3 (16.67%) FreeBSD
5 3 (16.67%) AIX
5 3 (16.67%) CentOS
6 1 (5.56%) HPUX
6 1 (5.56%) Windows
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Load Balancing
2 3 (16.67%) Change Management
2 3 (16.67%) Project Management
2 3 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 3 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (11.11%) Product Management
3 2 (11.11%) Capacity Management
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 2 (11.11%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) Python
2 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
2 2 (11.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) RHCE
2 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 2 (11.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (11.11%) PowerHA
3 2 (11.11%) KVM
3 2 (11.11%) Xen
4 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
4 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Puppet
1 2 (11.11%) Nagios
2 1 (5.56%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (5.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 7 (38.89%) Cisco
3 6 (33.33%) VMware
4 3 (16.67%) Oracle
4 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.11%) Veritas
5 2 (11.11%) Sun
6 1 (5.56%) HP
6 1 (5.56%) EMC