The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 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 currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Consultant
Rank 885 861 886
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Consultant 16 26 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.024% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.025% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 13 26 10
Average salary £51,500 £44,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.04% -7.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £40,000 £40,650
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+7.95% +3.52%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110403 102451 111873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.40% 94.23% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 90093 84743 95852
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

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 30 July 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 30 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
England -36 16 £51,500 +17.04% 3
London -46 8 £51,500 +21.17%
City of London -10 4 £51,500 +21.17%
North West +5 3 £53,750 +19.44%
Surrey -6 3 £40,500 -7.95%
South East -23 3 £40,500 -7.95%
Manchester 0 2 £60,000 +33.33%
South West -16 2 £60,000 +20.00% 3
Gloucester -1 1 - - 3
Gloucestershire -9 1 - - 3
Bristol - 1 £60,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £40,000 -
Warrington - 1 £47,500 -
Weybridge - 1 £40,500 -
Cheshire - 1 £47,500 -

Linux Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 40 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (55.00%) Firewall
3 20 (50.00%) Cisco
3 20 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 20 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
3 20 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
3 20 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 16 (40.00%) Red Hat
5 13 (32.50%) IPsec
5 13 (32.50%) VPN
5 13 (32.50%) UNIX
6 11 (27.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (22.50%) Solaris
8 7 (17.50%) VMware
9 6 (15.00%) Puppet
9 6 (15.00%) Finance
9 6 (15.00%) Python
9 6 (15.00%) DNS
9 6 (15.00%) AIX
10 5 (12.50%) HPUX
10 5 (12.50%) Perl
10 5 (12.50%) Project Management
10 5 (12.50%) HP
10 5 (12.50%) Problem Management
10 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (12.50%) Load Balancing
11 4 (10.00%) Ubuntu
11 4 (10.00%) CentOS
11 4 (10.00%) Open Source
11 4 (10.00%) EMC

Linux Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (7.50%) Apache
2 3 (7.50%) IIS
3 1 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.50%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (55.00%) Firewall
2 20 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 20 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 20 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
2 20 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 13 (32.50%) IPsec
3 13 (32.50%) VPN
4 6 (15.00%) DNS
5 3 (7.50%) HTTP
6 2 (5.00%) SAN
6 2 (5.00%) SMTP
7 1 (2.50%) PuTTY
7 1 (2.50%) SSL
7 1 (2.50%) NAS
7 1 (2.50%) Network Security
7 1 (2.50%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) MySQL
2 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.50%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.50%) Maven
2 1 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 6 (15.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.50%) Publishing
2 1 (2.50%) Electronics
2 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.50%) Banking
2 1 (2.50%) Retail
2 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) J2EE
1 1 (2.50%) SOAP
1 1 (2.50%) Web Services
1 1 (2.50%) Middleware
1 1 (2.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Open Source
1 4 (10.00%) Grid Computing
2 3 (7.50%) Firmware
2 3 (7.50%) CMDB
2 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.00%) Clustering
3 2 (5.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.50%) DTV
4 1 (2.50%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.50%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 40 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (32.50%) UNIX
3 11 (27.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (22.50%) Solaris
5 6 (15.00%) AIX
6 5 (12.50%) HPUX
7 4 (10.00%) Ubuntu
7 4 (10.00%) CentOS
8 3 (7.50%) FreeBSD
8 3 (7.50%) Windows
8 3 (7.50%) SUSE
8 3 (7.50%) Debian
9 1 (2.50%) Fedora
9 1 (2.50%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.50%) Project Management
1 5 (12.50%) Problem Management
1 5 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 4 (10.00%) ITIL
2 4 (10.00%) DevOps
3 2 (5.00%) Product Management
3 2 (5.00%) Service Management
3 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (5.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (2.50%) Software Deployment
4 1 (2.50%) ERP
4 1 (2.50%) E-Commerce
4 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (2.50%) Programme Management
4 1 (2.50%) Data Security
4 1 (2.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.50%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (2.50%) High Availability
4 1 (2.50%) Investment Management
4 1 (2.50%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.00%) Python
2 5 (12.50%) Perl
3 3 (7.50%) Bash Shell
3 3 (7.50%) Ruby
4 2 (5.00%) PHP
5 1 (2.50%) SQL
5 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) RHCE
2 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) SLA
1 3 (7.50%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.50%) NFS
3 1 (2.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (2.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (15.00%) Puppet
2 3 (7.50%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (2.50%) Vagrant
3 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.50%) logstash
3 1 (2.50%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.50%) Nagios
3 1 (2.50%) YUM
Vendors
1 20 (50.00%) Cisco
2 16 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 7 (17.50%) VMware
4 5 (12.50%) HP
5 4 (10.00%) EMC
6 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
7 2 (5.00%) NetApp
7 2 (5.00%) SaltStack
8 1 (2.50%) Rackspace
8 1 (2.50%) JBoss
8 1 (2.50%) Oracle
8 1 (2.50%) SAP
8 1 (2.50%) Veritas
8 1 (2.50%) F5
8 1 (2.50%) Splunk
8 1 (2.50%) Brocade