The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Consultant
Rank - 230 214
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Consultant 0 1 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.018% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.019% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 14
Average salary - £60,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £51,250 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-19.51% +22.02%
Linux Consultant
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 West 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 West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6245 5399 5487
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.62% 95.61% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5227 4681 4862
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £22,614
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Linux Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Linux Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Linux Consultant
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Linux Consultant Salary Trend in the South West

Linux Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Linux Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
1 2 (100.00%) CentOS
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) YUM
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) Splunk
2 1 (50.00%) Redis
2 1 (50.00%) Rackspace
2 1 (50.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (50.00%) Vagrant
2 1 (50.00%) logstash
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) SaltStack
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu

Linux Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Linux Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (50.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Fedora
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Software Deployment
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) YUM
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
1 1 (50.00%) Vagrant
1 1 (50.00%) logstash
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Splunk
2 1 (50.00%) Rackspace
2 1 (50.00%) SaltStack
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp