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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Consultant
Rank 426 399 440
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Consultant 4 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.020% 0.054% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.057% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 6
Average salary £42,500 £60,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.16% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.97% -8.23%
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
19529 19154 21142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.58% 94.65% 95.17%
Number of salaries quoted 15938 15316 18330
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £62,000
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
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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 2015. 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
Berkshire -11 2 £38,750 -26.19% 1
Kent 0 1 - -
Surrey -9 1 £55,000 -8.33%
Linux Consultant
England

Linux Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (81.82%) UNIX
3 7 (63.64%) Perl
4 6 (54.55%) Shell Script
5 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
5 5 (45.45%) Degree
5 5 (45.45%) MySQL
6 4 (36.36%) Open Source
6 4 (36.36%) Bash Shell
6 4 (36.36%) KVM
6 4 (36.36%) AIX
6 4 (36.36%) Python
6 4 (36.36%) Solaris
6 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
6 4 (36.36%) HP
6 4 (36.36%) Project Management
7 3 (27.27%) Firmware
7 3 (27.27%) Nagios
7 3 (27.27%) Finance
7 3 (27.27%) Mathematics
7 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
7 3 (27.27%) CMDB
7 3 (27.27%) DNS
7 3 (27.27%) SLA
7 3 (27.27%) EMC
7 3 (27.27%) HPUX
7 3 (27.27%) Puppet
7 3 (27.27%) HP Data Protector
7 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (18.18%) Git (software)

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 (9.09%) JBoss
1 1 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
1 1 (9.09%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) DNS
2 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 1 (9.09%) SAN
3 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
3 1 (9.09%) FCoE
3 1 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (9.09%) LDAP
3 1 (9.09%) LAN
3 1 (9.09%) WAN
3 1 (9.09%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Subversion
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Electronics
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
1 4 (36.36%) Open Source
2 3 (27.27%) Mathematics
2 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 3 (27.27%) CMDB
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Clustering
3 1 (9.09%) HACMP
3 1 (9.09%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (81.82%) UNIX
3 4 (36.36%) AIX
3 4 (36.36%) Solaris
4 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (27.27%) HPUX
5 1 (9.09%) Windows
5 1 (9.09%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
2 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
2 2 (18.18%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (9.09%) SIEM
3 1 (9.09%) Analytics
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
3 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Perl
2 6 (54.55%) Shell Script
3 4 (36.36%) Python
3 4 (36.36%) Bash Shell
4 1 (9.09%) Tcl
4 1 (9.09%) Ruby
4 1 (9.09%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) C
4 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) KVM
2 3 (27.27%) Firmware
3 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (9.09%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (9.09%) Docker
4 1 (9.09%) NFS
4 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Nagios
1 3 (27.27%) Puppet
1 3 (27.27%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (9.09%) Ansible
3 1 (9.09%) SELinux
3 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
3 1 (9.09%) OpenView
3 1 (9.09%) Control-M
3 1 (9.09%) Cacti
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
2 4 (36.36%) HP
3 3 (27.27%) EMC
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle
4 2 (18.18%) VMware
5 1 (9.09%) SAP
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco
5 1 (9.09%) IBM
5 1 (9.09%) Sun
5 1 (9.09%) Veritas
5 1 (9.09%) Dell
Slough, Berkshire
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
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