The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Specialist
Rank 447 425 436
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Specialist 2 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.009% 0.013% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.014% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 3
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £43,750 £36,250
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +20.68%
Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21537 21244 22260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.73% 95.04% 95.46%
Number of salaries quoted 17353 17586 19014
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 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,472 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.97% -0.07%
Linux Specialist
England

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
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 10 July 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 +4 1 £40,000 -25.23%
Berkshire -1 1 £30,000 -25.00%
Middlesex - 1 £40,000 -
Linux Specialist
England

Linux Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (81.82%) Red Hat
3 7 (63.64%) UNIX
4 6 (54.55%) DNS
4 6 (54.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (45.45%) OpenLDAP
5 5 (45.45%) OpenSSH
5 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (45.45%) Incident Management
5 5 (45.45%) SUSE
5 5 (45.45%) ITIL
5 5 (45.45%) Novell
5 5 (45.45%) Shell Script
5 5 (45.45%) AIX
5 5 (45.45%) Solaris
6 3 (27.27%) Apache
6 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
6 3 (27.27%) MySQL
6 3 (27.27%) PCI DSS
7 2 (18.18%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (18.18%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (18.18%) CentOS
7 2 (18.18%) BIG-IP
7 2 (18.18%) Apache Solr
7 2 (18.18%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (18.18%) vSphere
7 2 (18.18%) hybris
7 2 (18.18%) Puppet

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

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 (27.27%) Apache
1 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
2 2 (18.18%) Apache Solr
3 1 (9.09%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (18.18%) Route 53
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) DNS
2 5 (45.45%) OpenLDAP
3 2 (18.18%) BIG-IP
3 2 (18.18%) Firewall
4 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (9.09%) LAN
4 1 (9.09%) WAN
4 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 1 (9.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) MySQL
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Big Data
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 1 (9.09%) Statistics
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (63.64%) UNIX
3 6 (54.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (45.45%) SUSE
4 5 (45.45%) AIX
4 5 (45.45%) Solaris
5 2 (18.18%) CentOS
6 1 (9.09%) Windows
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (45.45%) Incident Management
2 1 (9.09%) Analytics
2 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Shell Script
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) PCI DSS
2 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) OpenSSH
2 2 (18.18%) vSphere
3 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Puppet
1 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (9.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Red Hat
2 5 (45.45%) Novell
3 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) hybris
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) JBoss
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