The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Consultant
Rank - 451 428
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Consultant 0 3 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East - 0.013% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.014% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 12
Average salary - £40,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.95%
UK excluding London average salary - £47,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.95%
Linux Consultant
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 South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
19661 21486 20910
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.91% 94.99% 95.04%
Number of salaries quoted 16220 17143 17233
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (75.00%) AIX
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) Solaris
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (50.00%) Veritas
3 2 (50.00%) Dell
3 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (50.00%) Perl
3 2 (50.00%) IBM
3 2 (50.00%) Sun
3 2 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) LDAP
3 2 (50.00%) NFS
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (50.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (50.00%) HACMP
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) Puppet
3 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Korn

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 1 (25.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) LDAP
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) HACMP
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Solaris
2 3 (75.00%) AIX
3 1 (25.00%) HPUX
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Management
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (25.00%) Korn
2 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) NFS
1 2 (50.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (25.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Puppet
1 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (25.00%) OpenView
2 1 (25.00%) Control-M
2 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (25.00%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) HP
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) Veritas
2 2 (50.00%) Dell
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) Sun
3 1 (25.00%) EMC