The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Linux Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Consultant
Rank 900 907 945
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Consultant 26 51 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.048% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.049% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 24 44 58
Median salary £65,000 £52,500 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.80% +1.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £39,300 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £75,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £48,750 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-2.56% -7.14%

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
94959 103109 113376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.26% 96.47% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 79822 84547 92802
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Linux Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Linux Consultant in the job title.

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 25 May 2016 within the UK.

Linux Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Linux Consultant
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England -1 26 £65,000 +23.80% 2
London -15 10 £75,000 +36.36%
South East +19 6 £90,000 +75.60%
Henley-on-Thames - 5 £90,000 -
Oxfordshire - 5 £90,000 -
North West +19 3 £45,000 +80.00%
Nottingham +14 3 £42,500 +8.97%
East Midlands +12 3 £42,500 +8.97%
Yorkshire +7 3 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Nottinghamshire +2 3 £42,500 +8.97%
Manchester - 3 £45,000 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £42,500 - 1
East of England +23 1 £60,000 +54.73%
Bedfordshire - 1 £60,000 -
Surrey - 1 £50,000 -
Dunstable - 1 £60,000 -
Walton-on-Thames - 1 £50,000 -

Linux Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, Linux Consultant 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 featuring Linux Consultant in the job title.

1 58 (100.00%) Linux
2 32 (55.17%) Unix
3 21 (36.21%) Puppet
4 20 (34.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (31.03%) Shell Script
6 16 (27.59%) VMware
7 15 (25.86%) Oracle
8 14 (24.14%) Windows
8 14 (24.14%) Solaris
8 14 (24.14%) Python
9 13 (22.41%) Red Hat
9 13 (22.41%) DevOps
10 12 (20.69%) Bash Shell
10 12 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (18.97%) CentOS
11 11 (18.97%) Data Centre
11 11 (18.97%) Java
12 10 (17.24%) Finance
12 10 (17.24%) Jenkins
12 10 (17.24%) Opscode Chef
13 9 (15.52%) High Availability
13 9 (15.52%) Git (software)
13 9 (15.52%) Configuration Management
14 8 (13.79%) Firewall
14 8 (13.79%) Apache
14 8 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
14 8 (13.79%) SaaS
15 7 (12.07%) TeamCity
15 7 (12.07%) Redis
15 7 (12.07%) F5

Linux Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 8 (13.79%) Apache
2 3 (5.17%) JBoss
2 3 (5.17%) WebLogic
2 3 (5.17%) WebSphere
2 3 (5.17%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (13.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.79%) Firewall
2 7 (12.07%) Network Security
3 6 (10.34%) OpenLDAP
3 6 (10.34%) OpenVPN
4 4 (6.90%) SAN
5 3 (5.17%) LDAP
6 1 (1.72%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.72%) VPN
6 1 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.07%) MongoDB
1 7 (12.07%) MySQL
1 7 (12.07%) Redis
2 6 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (5.17%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.45%) Big Data
4 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.45%) SAP HANA
5 1 (1.72%) DB2
5 1 (1.72%) UniData
Development Applications
1 10 (17.24%) Jenkins
2 9 (15.52%) Git (software)
3 7 (12.07%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.72%) AdminStudio
4 1 (1.72%) CMake
4 1 (1.72%) InstallShield
4 1 (1.72%) MSI
4 1 (1.72%) Subversion
4 1 (1.72%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 10 (17.24%) Finance
2 7 (12.07%) Banking
3 3 (5.17%) International Banking
3 3 (5.17%) Law
3 3 (5.17%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.45%) Back Office
4 2 (3.45%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.45%) Front Office
4 2 (3.45%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.72%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.72%) Automotive
5 1 (1.72%) Electronics
5 1 (1.72%) Games
5 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.72%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.17%) J2EE
1 3 (5.17%) Java EE
2 2 (3.45%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (3.45%) Software Packaging
2 2 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.97%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.62%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.17%) Credit Risk
4 2 (3.45%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.72%) Fintech
5 1 (1.72%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.72%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 58 (100.00%) Linux
2 32 (55.17%) Unix
3 20 (34.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (24.14%) Solaris
4 14 (24.14%) Windows
5 11 (18.97%) CentOS
6 5 (8.62%) Oracle Linux
7 4 (6.90%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 3 (5.17%) Android
8 3 (5.17%) Apple iOS
9 2 (3.45%) AIX
9 2 (3.45%) Debian
9 2 (3.45%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.72%) SUSE
10 1 (1.72%) Windows Server
10 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.41%) DevOps
2 9 (15.52%) Configuration Management
2 9 (15.52%) High Availability
3 5 (8.62%) Software Deployment
3 5 (8.62%) Use Case
4 4 (6.90%) Build Automation
4 4 (6.90%) ETL
4 4 (6.90%) ITIL
5 3 (5.17%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (5.17%) Mentoring
5 3 (5.17%) Open Source
5 3 (5.17%) Presales
5 3 (5.17%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (5.17%) SOA
6 2 (3.45%) Analytics
6 2 (3.45%) Data Analytics
6 2 (3.45%) Data Visualisation
7 1 (1.72%) BDD
7 1 (1.72%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (1.72%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (31.03%) Shell Script
2 14 (24.14%) Python
3 12 (20.69%) Bash Shell
4 11 (18.97%) Java
5 7 (12.07%) Perl
5 7 (12.07%) Ruby
6 6 (10.34%) C++
7 5 (8.62%) SQL
8 4 (6.90%) C#
9 3 (5.17%) C
9 3 (5.17%) PowerShell
10 2 (3.45%) Korn
10 2 (3.45%) Lua
Qualifications
1 4 (6.90%) SC Cleared
1 4 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.17%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (5.17%) RHCSA
3 2 (3.45%) Degree
4 1 (1.72%) MCSE
4 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.45%) QA
3 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (10.34%) Dovecot
2 6 (10.34%) KVM
2 6 (10.34%) QEMU
3 4 (6.90%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 4 (6.90%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 3 (5.17%) Active Directory
4 3 (5.17%) Veritas File System
5 2 (3.45%) Postfix
5 2 (3.45%) vCloud
5 2 (3.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (3.45%) vSphere
6 1 (1.72%) Docker
6 1 (1.72%) NFS
Systems Management
1 21 (36.21%) Puppet
2 10 (17.24%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (12.07%) Cobbler
4 6 (10.34%) Munin
4 6 (10.34%) Nagios
4 6 (10.34%) Pacemaker
5 4 (6.90%) Ansible
5 4 (6.90%) Tivoli
6 3 (5.17%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (1.72%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (1.72%) Salt
Vendors
1 16 (27.59%) VMware
2 15 (25.86%) Oracle
3 13 (22.41%) Red Hat
4 7 (12.07%) F5
4 7 (12.07%) Juniper
5 5 (8.62%) Sun
6 4 (6.90%) HP
6 4 (6.90%) Veritas
7 3 (5.17%) SAP
7 3 (5.17%) Splunk
7 3 (5.17%) Sybase
8 2 (3.45%) Citrix
8 2 (3.45%) IBM
9 1 (1.72%) Cisco
9 1 (1.72%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.72%) NetApp
Swindon, Wiltshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Package
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