The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Consultant role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Consultant
Rank 877 860 888
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Consultant 17 20 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.018% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.020% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 16 20 11
Average salary £51,500 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.17% -15.00%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -15.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
108241 101899 112522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.25% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 87515 84514 96083
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £70,000 £69,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Linux Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Linux Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Linux Consultant
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Consultant within the UK.

Linux Consultant Salary Trend in the UK

Linux Consultant
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Consultant over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 within the UK.

Linux Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Linux Consultant
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 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
England -55 17 £51,500 +21.17% 1
London - 9 £51,500 - 1
City of London - 8 £51,500 -
South East -32 5 £44,000 +3.52%
Surrey -1 3 £44,000 -
Berkshire +2 2 £30,000 -25.92%
Reading -1 2 £30,000 -33.33%
South West -8 2 £60,000 +20.00%
Chertsey - 2 £44,000 -
Gloucestershire -2 1 - -
Manchester -3 1 £60,000 +33.33%
North West -7 1 £60,000 +33.33%
Yorkshire - 1 £40,000 -
Gloucester - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £60,000 -

Linux Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 44 (100.00%) Linux
2 26 (59.09%) Firewall
3 25 (56.82%) Cisco
3 25 (56.82%) Cisco IOS
3 25 (56.82%) Cisco PIX
3 25 (56.82%) Cisco ASA
4 21 (47.73%) TCP/IP
5 14 (31.82%) VPN
5 14 (31.82%) UNIX
5 14 (31.82%) IPsec
6 13 (29.55%) Red Hat
7 9 (20.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (18.18%) Project Management
8 8 (18.18%) Python
9 7 (15.91%) AIX
9 7 (15.91%) Solaris
9 7 (15.91%) VMware
10 6 (13.64%) Problem Management
10 6 (13.64%) Puppet
10 6 (13.64%) HPUX
10 6 (13.64%) Perl
10 6 (13.64%) DNS
10 6 (13.64%) EMC
11 5 (11.36%) Firmware
11 5 (11.36%) SLA
11 5 (11.36%) HP
11 5 (11.36%) ITIL
11 5 (11.36%) Open Source
11 5 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (11.36%) HP Data Protector

Linux Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 4 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.82%) IIS
2 3 (6.82%) Apache
3 1 (2.27%) Node.js
3 1 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (59.09%) Firewall
2 25 (56.82%) Cisco IOS
2 25 (56.82%) Cisco PIX
2 25 (56.82%) Cisco ASA
3 21 (47.73%) TCP/IP
4 14 (31.82%) VPN
4 14 (31.82%) IPsec
5 6 (13.64%) DNS
6 3 (6.82%) HTTP
7 2 (4.55%) SMTP
8 1 (2.27%) SSH
8 1 (2.27%) SSL
8 1 (2.27%) SAN
8 1 (2.27%) NAS
8 1 (2.27%) PuTTY
8 1 (2.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) MySQL
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.27%) Redis
2 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.27%) Maven
2 1 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.27%) Publishing
2 1 (2.27%) Banking
2 1 (2.27%) Retail
2 1 (2.27%) Marketing
2 1 (2.27%) Electronics
2 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) J2EE
1 1 (2.27%) SOAP
1 1 (2.27%) Web Services
1 1 (2.27%) Middleware
1 1 (2.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Firmware
1 5 (11.36%) Management Information System
1 5 (11.36%) CMDB
1 5 (11.36%) Open Source
2 4 (9.09%) Grid Computing
3 2 (4.55%) Mathematics
3 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.55%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.27%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.27%) PKI
4 1 (2.27%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 44 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (31.82%) UNIX
3 9 (20.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (15.91%) Solaris
4 7 (15.91%) AIX
5 6 (13.64%) HPUX
6 4 (9.09%) Ubuntu
7 3 (6.82%) CentOS
7 3 (6.82%) FreeBSD
7 3 (6.82%) SUSE
7 3 (6.82%) Debian
8 2 (4.55%) Windows
9 1 (2.27%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.18%) Project Management
2 6 (13.64%) Problem Management
3 5 (11.36%) Load Balancing
3 5 (11.36%) ITIL
4 4 (9.09%) DevOps
5 3 (6.82%) Service Delivery
5 3 (6.82%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.55%) Product Management
6 2 (4.55%) Capacity Management
6 2 (4.55%) Service Management
7 1 (2.27%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.27%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.27%) Data Security
7 1 (2.27%) Programme Management
7 1 (2.27%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.27%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.27%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.27%) Software Deployment
7 1 (2.27%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (2.27%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.18%) Python
2 6 (13.64%) Perl
3 4 (9.09%) Bash Shell
4 3 (6.82%) Ruby
5 2 (4.55%) PHP
5 2 (4.55%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.27%) SQL
6 1 (2.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) RHCE
1 3 (6.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) SLA
2 3 (6.82%) QA
3 1 (2.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.82%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.55%) KVM
4 1 (2.27%) NFS
4 1 (2.27%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (13.64%) Puppet
2 5 (11.36%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (4.55%) Nagios
4 1 (2.27%) Cacti
4 1 (2.27%) YUM
4 1 (2.27%) Vagrant
4 1 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.27%) logstash
Vendors
1 25 (56.82%) Cisco
2 13 (29.55%) Red Hat
3 7 (15.91%) VMware
4 6 (13.64%) EMC
5 5 (11.36%) HP
6 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
7 2 (4.55%) SaltStack
8 1 (2.27%) NetApp
8 1 (2.27%) SAP
8 1 (2.27%) JBoss
8 1 (2.27%) F5
8 1 (2.27%) Splunk
8 1 (2.27%) Rackspace
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