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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Specialist
Rank 416 464 434
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Specialist 10 5 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.057% 0.024% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.025% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 13
Median salary £42,500 £52,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% +31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £40,500 £32,700
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £52,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-23.80% +31.25%
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
16934 20356 20992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.98% 96.58% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 14151 17066 16412
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Specialist across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Linux Specialist Salary Histogram 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 28 September 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 +20 9 £41,750 -20.47% 1
Berkshire +29 1 £55,000 +4.76%
Linux Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 24 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (58.33%) Red Hat
4 12 (50.00%) Unix
5 10 (41.67%) AIX
6 9 (37.50%) Problem Management
7 8 (33.33%) Tivoli
7 8 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 8 (33.33%) HACMP
8 7 (29.17%) Perl
8 7 (29.17%) Bash Shell
9 6 (25.00%) CentOS
9 6 (25.00%) Shell Script
10 5 (20.83%) Oracle
10 5 (20.83%) DNS
10 5 (20.83%) SSL
11 4 (16.67%) Cisco
11 4 (16.67%) HTTP
11 4 (16.67%) HTTPS
11 4 (16.67%) VMware
11 4 (16.67%) RHCE
11 4 (16.67%) Network Architecture
11 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
12 3 (12.50%) Degree
12 3 (12.50%) Patch Management
12 3 (12.50%) Clustering
12 3 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (12.50%) CCNA
12 3 (12.50%) SQL

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 (8.33%) JBoss
2 1 (4.17%) Apache
2 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) DNS
1 5 (20.83%) SSL
2 4 (16.67%) HTTP
2 4 (16.67%) HTTPS
3 2 (8.33%) Firewall
3 2 (8.33%) SAN
4 1 (4.17%) Internet
4 1 (4.17%) IPv6
4 1 (4.17%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (4.17%) SMTP
4 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
1 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (4.17%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (4.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) HACMP
2 3 (12.50%) Clustering
3 2 (8.33%) Smart Meter
4 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.17%) PKI
4 1 (4.17%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (50.00%) Unix
4 10 (41.67%) AIX
5 6 (25.00%) CentOS
6 2 (8.33%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (8.33%) Windows
6 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Problem Management
2 4 (16.67%) Network Architecture
3 3 (12.50%) Patch Management
4 2 (8.33%) Compliance Management
4 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (8.33%) CRM
4 2 (8.33%) ERP
4 2 (8.33%) High Availability
4 2 (8.33%) ITIL
4 2 (8.33%) Project Management
4 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.17%) DevOps
5 1 (4.17%) Identity Management
5 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (4.17%) SOA
5 1 (4.17%) Validation
5 1 (4.17%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) Bash Shell
1 7 (29.17%) Perl
2 6 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (4.17%) Java
4 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) RHCE
1 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.50%) CCNA
2 3 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (12.50%) Degree
3 2 (8.33%) DV Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) KVM
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (33.33%) Tivoli
1 8 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (8.33%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (8.33%) Puppet
3 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) Red Hat
2 5 (20.83%) Oracle
3 4 (16.67%) Cisco
3 4 (16.67%) VMware
4 2 (8.33%) EMC
4 2 (8.33%) HP
4 2 (8.33%) Splunk
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.17%) Veritas
Egham, Surrey
Parham Consulting
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum plus 15% bonus, shares and good benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £41000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago