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 19 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Consultant
Rank 442 427 440
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Consultant 6 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.027% 0.050% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.053% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 2
Average salary £42,250 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.58% -15.00%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
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
21379 20851 22259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.76% 95.07% 95.50%
Number of salaries quoted 16861 17223 19010
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 £24,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 19 August 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 19 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
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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
Surrey -7 5 £44,000 -
Berkshire -3 1 £30,000 -25.92%
Linux Consultant
England

Linux Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (73.33%) UNIX
3 10 (66.67%) Red Hat
4 8 (53.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (46.67%) Solaris
5 7 (46.67%) Project Management
5 7 (46.67%) AIX
6 6 (40.00%) HPUX
6 6 (40.00%) EMC
6 6 (40.00%) Problem Management
7 5 (33.33%) HP Data Protector
7 5 (33.33%) Load Balancing
7 5 (33.33%) HP
7 5 (33.33%) Management Information System
7 5 (33.33%) Firmware
7 5 (33.33%) ITIL
7 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 5 (33.33%) DNS
7 5 (33.33%) CMDB
8 4 (26.67%) SLA
8 4 (26.67%) Tomcat
8 4 (26.67%) Python
8 4 (26.67%) VMware
8 4 (26.67%) Grid Computing
8 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (20.00%) Ubuntu
9 3 (20.00%) Finance
9 3 (20.00%) SUSE
9 3 (20.00%) Debian
9 3 (20.00%) FreeBSD

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

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 4 (26.67%) Tomcat
2 3 (20.00%) IIS
3 1 (6.67%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 5 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (13.33%) SMTP
2 2 (13.33%) HTTP
2 2 (13.33%) VPN
2 2 (13.33%) IPsec
2 2 (13.33%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 5 (33.33%) Firmware
1 5 (33.33%) CMDB
2 4 (26.67%) Grid Computing
3 2 (13.33%) Client/Server
4 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
4 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (6.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (73.33%) UNIX
3 8 (53.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (46.67%) Solaris
4 7 (46.67%) AIX
5 6 (40.00%) HPUX
6 3 (20.00%) Ubuntu
6 3 (20.00%) SUSE
6 3 (20.00%) Debian
6 3 (20.00%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Project Management
2 6 (40.00%) Problem Management
3 5 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 5 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) Product Management
4 2 (13.33%) Capacity Management
4 2 (13.33%) Service Management
5 1 (6.67%) Investment Management
5 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.67%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Python
2 2 (13.33%) Perl
3 1 (6.67%) Ruby
3 1 (6.67%) PHP
3 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) RHCE
2 2 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) SLA
2 2 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
3 1 (6.67%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (13.33%) Puppet
3 1 (6.67%) Nagios
3 1 (6.67%) Cacti
3 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 6 (40.00%) EMC
3 5 (33.33%) HP
4 4 (26.67%) VMware
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (13.33%) Cisco
7 1 (6.67%) JBoss