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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Specialist
England / South East
Rank 371 448 440
Rank change year-on-year
+77 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Specialist 18 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.031% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.032% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 18 6 6
Median salary £45,750 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.68% -5.00%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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
14226 18845 20028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.79% 96.76% 97.20%
Number of salaries quoted 11795 16024 16234
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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
Surrey - 9 £65,000 -
Berkshire +51 4 £40,000 -5.88%
Hampshire +20 3 £41,000 -3.52%
West Sussex +8 2 £35,000 -26.31%
Linux Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 32 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (68.75%) Red Hat
3 16 (50.00%) CentOS
3 16 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (46.88%) Windows
4 15 (46.88%) Perl
5 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 10 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (31.25%) Python
6 10 (31.25%) MS Excel
6 10 (31.25%) ITSM
6 10 (31.25%) VMware
6 10 (31.25%) RHCA
6 10 (31.25%) Incident Management
7 9 (28.13%) Veritas
8 8 (25.00%) Clustering
8 8 (25.00%) Problem Management
8 8 (25.00%) Red Hat Satellite
8 8 (25.00%) Puppet
9 5 (15.63%) Bash Shell
9 5 (15.63%) Shell Script
9 5 (15.63%) DNS
10 4 (12.50%) JBoss
10 4 (12.50%) Unix
11 3 (9.38%) ITIL
11 3 (9.38%) Java
11 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
11 3 (9.38%) Apache
11 3 (9.38%) Tomcat
11 3 (9.38%) HTTPS

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 4 (12.50%) JBoss
2 3 (9.38%) Apache
2 3 (9.38%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (31.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) DNS
2 3 (9.38%) HTTP
2 3 (9.38%) HTTPS
2 3 (9.38%) SSL
3 1 (3.13%) Firewall
3 1 (3.13%) NAS
3 1 (3.13%) SAN
3 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) DB2
1 1 (3.13%) Informix
1 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
General
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Legal
2 1 (3.13%) Publishing
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.13%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (50.00%) CentOS
2 16 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (46.88%) Windows
4 4 (12.50%) Unix
5 1 (3.13%) AIX
5 1 (3.13%) Debian
5 1 (3.13%) HPUX
5 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Incident Management
1 10 (31.25%) ITSM
2 8 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (9.38%) ITIL
3 3 (9.38%) Network Architecture
4 2 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.13%) Data Management
5 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.13%) Identity Management
5 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (3.13%) Line Management
5 1 (3.13%) Patch Management
5 1 (3.13%) Project Management
5 1 (3.13%) Security Patching
5 1 (3.13%) SOA
5 1 (3.13%) Threat Detection
5 1 (3.13%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (46.88%) Perl
2 10 (31.25%) Python
3 5 (15.63%) Bash Shell
3 5 (15.63%) Shell Script
4 3 (9.38%) Java
4 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (31.25%) RHCA
2 2 (6.25%) CCNA
2 2 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.13%) RHCE
3 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.25%) Firmware
1 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (25.00%) Puppet
1 8 (25.00%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (3.13%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.13%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (3.13%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.13%) SCSM
2 1 (3.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 22 (68.75%) Red Hat
2 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 10 (31.25%) VMware
4 9 (28.13%) Veritas
5 3 (9.38%) Cisco
6 2 (6.25%) Adobe
6 2 (6.25%) HP
6 2 (6.25%) Oracle
7 1 (3.13%) 3PAR
7 1 (3.13%) arcserve
7 1 (3.13%) CommVault
7 1 (3.13%) EMC
7 1 (3.13%) NetApp
7 1 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (3.13%) Splunk
7 1 (3.13%) Sybase
7 1 (3.13%) Veeam