The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had Linux Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Specialist
Rank 434 458 465
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Specialist 13 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.070% 0.019% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.020% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 8
Median salary £40,500 £48,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.92% +39.28%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £52,500 £33,097
% change year-on-year
-23.80% +58.62%
Linux Specialist
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
17942 20114 21946
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 97.19% 96.79% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 15255 16523 17462
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Linux Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region that featured Linux Specialist in the job title.

Linux Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Linux Specialist
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Linux Specialist Salary Trend in the South East

Linux Specialist
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Specialist within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +6 11 £40,500 +35.00% 1
Berkshire 0 2 - - 1
Linux Specialist
England

Linux Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, Linux Specialist 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 South East region featuring Linux Specialist in the job title.

1 30 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (50.00%) Oracle
2 15 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (46.67%) Red Hat
4 13 (43.33%) SQL
4 13 (43.33%) Windows
5 12 (40.00%) CRM
5 12 (40.00%) Unix
5 12 (40.00%) Windows Server
6 11 (36.67%) AIX
6 11 (36.67%) Degree
7 10 (33.33%) Oracle Linux
7 10 (33.33%) ERP
7 10 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
8 8 (26.67%) Problem Management
8 8 (26.67%) Tivoli
8 8 (26.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 8 (26.67%) HACMP
9 4 (13.33%) Bash Shell
9 4 (13.33%) Perl
10 3 (10.00%) Java
10 3 (10.00%) DNS
10 3 (10.00%) SSL
10 3 (10.00%) Shell Script
10 3 (10.00%) RHCE
10 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
11 2 (6.67%) EMC NetWorker
11 2 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (6.67%) Puppet
11 2 (6.67%) KVM

Linux Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.67%) Apache
1 2 (6.67%) JBoss
1 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (6.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) DNS
1 3 (10.00%) SSL
2 2 (6.67%) Firewall
2 2 (6.67%) HTTP
2 2 (6.67%) HTTPS
2 2 (6.67%) SAN
3 1 (3.33%) Internet
3 1 (3.33%) IPv6
3 1 (3.33%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (3.33%) SMTP
3 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) EDI
2 1 (3.33%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (3.33%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (3.33%) XML
2 1 (3.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) HACMP
2 2 (6.67%) Clustering
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) PKI
3 1 (3.33%) Smart Meter
3 1 (3.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (43.33%) Windows
4 12 (40.00%) Unix
4 12 (40.00%) Windows Server
5 11 (36.67%) AIX
6 10 (33.33%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (6.67%) CentOS
8 1 (3.33%) Android
8 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
8 1 (3.33%) HPUX
8 1 (3.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) CRM
2 10 (33.33%) ERP
3 8 (26.67%) Problem Management
4 2 (6.67%) DevOps
4 2 (6.67%) High Availability
4 2 (6.67%) ITIL
4 2 (6.67%) Network Architecture
4 2 (6.67%) Patch Management
4 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.33%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.33%) Data Management
5 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.33%) ITSM
5 1 (3.33%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.33%) Office Automation
5 1 (3.33%) Project Management
5 1 (3.33%) Resource Management
5 1 (3.33%) Service Management
5 1 (3.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) SQL
2 4 (13.33%) Bash Shell
2 4 (13.33%) Perl
3 3 (10.00%) Java
3 3 (10.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (6.67%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.33%) C#
5 1 (3.33%) C++
5 1 (3.33%) Korn
5 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (36.67%) Degree
2 3 (10.00%) RHCE
2 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) CCNA
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) KVM
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (26.67%) Tivoli
1 8 (26.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (6.67%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (6.67%) Puppet
3 1 (3.33%) Ansible
3 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) Oracle
2 14 (46.67%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco
3 2 (6.67%) EMC
3 2 (6.67%) HP
3 2 (6.67%) VMware
4 1 (3.33%) ATG
4 1 (3.33%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.33%) SAP
4 1 (3.33%) Splunk
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