The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Specialist
Rank 436 424 433
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Specialist 4 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.018% 0.046% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.049% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 8
Average salary £40,000 £19,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+110.52% -51.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £18,500 £33,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £62,800 £45,450
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +33.33%
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
20681 20449 21581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.68% 94.99% 95.50%
Number of salaries quoted 16309 16863 18474
Average salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Linux Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux Specialist in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 21 October 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Specialist within the South East region over the 3 months to 21 October 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
West Sussex -6 2 £40,000 +116.21%
Berkshire - 1 £47,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £32,500 -
Linux Specialist
England

Linux Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Linux Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 3 (50.00%) UNIX
3 3 (50.00%) MySQL
3 3 (50.00%) Apache
3 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (50.00%) PCI DSS
4 2 (33.33%) Apache Solr
4 2 (33.33%) vSphere
4 2 (33.33%) hybris
4 2 (33.33%) BIG-IP
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall
5 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (16.67%) Device Driver
5 1 (16.67%) Perforce
5 1 (16.67%) SUSE
5 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (16.67%) Replication
5 1 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) AIX
5 1 (16.67%) HPUX
5 1 (16.67%) Solaris
5 1 (16.67%) Middleware
5 1 (16.67%) Sybase
5 1 (16.67%) DB2
5 1 (16.67%) C

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Linux Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) Apache
1 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (33.33%) Apache Solr
3 1 (16.67%) SAS
3 1 (16.67%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) BIG-IP
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (16.67%) DB2
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (16.67%) Big Data
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) Device Driver
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
1 1 (16.67%) Statistics
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) UNIX
3 1 (16.67%) SUSE
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) AIX
3 1 (16.67%) HPUX
3 1 (16.67%) Solaris
3 1 (16.67%) Fedora
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
1 1 (16.67%) Data Management
1 1 (16.67%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
1 1 (16.67%) C++
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
1 1 (16.67%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (33.33%) hybris
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Perforce
3 1 (16.67%) Sybase
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Wind River
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