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 2 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Consultant
Rank 896 925 910
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Consultant 23 43 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.039% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.040% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 22 32 64
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +6.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,390 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -9.52%

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
93892 106630 115839
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.40% 96.47% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 79151 87900 94737
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £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 2 July 2016 within the UK.

Linux Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Linux Consultant
Top 21 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 2 July 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 +35 23 £50,000 -9.09% 1
London +22 10 £50,000 -13.04%
Yorkshire +35 3 £42,500 +6.25%
South East +34 3 £90,000 +63.63%
West Yorkshire - 3 £42,500 -
Manchester - 3 £45,000 -
North West - 3 £45,000 -
Nottingham +14 2 £42,500 +8.97%
East Midlands +10 2 £42,500 +8.97%
Nottinghamshire +9 2 £42,500 +8.97%
Henley-on-Thames - 2 £90,000 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £90,000 -
East of England +30 1 £60,000 +36.67% 1
South West +23 1 £55,000 -21.42%
Surrey - 1 £50,000 -
Wiltshire - 1 £55,000 -
Walton-on-Thames - 1 £50,000 -
Swindon - 1 £55,000 -
Hayes - 1 £80,000 -
Dunstable - 1 £60,000 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £60,000 -

Linux Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 48 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (45.83%) Unix
3 17 (35.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (31.25%) Shell Script
5 14 (29.17%) Windows
5 14 (29.17%) VMware
5 14 (29.17%) Puppet
5 14 (29.17%) Data Centre
6 12 (25.00%) DevOps
6 12 (25.00%) Solaris
6 12 (25.00%) Python
7 11 (22.92%) Red Hat
7 11 (22.92%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (20.83%) Bash Shell
8 10 (20.83%) CentOS
8 10 (20.83%) Oracle
9 9 (18.75%) Java
9 9 (18.75%) Configuration Management
9 9 (18.75%) High Availability
9 9 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
10 8 (16.67%) SaaS
10 8 (16.67%) Jenkins
10 8 (16.67%) MongoDB
10 8 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
10 8 (16.67%) Git (software)
10 8 (16.67%) Ruby
10 8 (16.67%) Firewall
11 7 (14.58%) Juniper
11 7 (14.58%) Perl
11 7 (14.58%) ITIL

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 4 (8.33%) Apache
2 1 (2.08%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (16.67%) SaaS
2 1 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.67%) Firewall
2 7 (14.58%) Network Security
3 3 (6.25%) LDAP
4 2 (4.17%) OpenLDAP
4 2 (4.17%) OpenVPN
4 2 (4.17%) SAN
5 1 (2.08%) Internet
5 1 (2.08%) VPN
5 1 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 7 (14.58%) Redis
3 5 (10.42%) MySQL
4 2 (4.17%) Big Data
4 2 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.17%) SAP HANA
5 1 (2.08%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.08%) UniData
Development Applications
1 8 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 8 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 7 (14.58%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.08%) AdminStudio
3 1 (2.08%) CMake
3 1 (2.08%) InstallShield
3 1 (2.08%) MSI
3 1 (2.08%) Subversion
3 1 (2.08%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 6 (12.50%) Finance
1 6 (12.50%) Law
2 3 (6.25%) Banking
2 3 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.17%) Back Office
3 2 (4.17%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.17%) Front Office
3 2 (4.17%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.08%) Automotive
4 1 (2.08%) Electronics
4 1 (2.08%) Games
4 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) FIX Protocol
1 2 (4.17%) LAMP
1 2 (4.17%) XML
2 1 (2.08%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (2.08%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.17%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.42%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.17%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.08%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 48 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (45.83%) Unix
3 17 (35.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (29.17%) Windows
5 12 (25.00%) Solaris
6 10 (20.83%) CentOS
7 5 (10.42%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (6.25%) AIX
8 3 (6.25%) Android
8 3 (6.25%) Apple iOS
8 3 (6.25%) Debian
8 3 (6.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 3 (6.25%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.08%) SUSE
9 1 (2.08%) Windows Server
9 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.00%) DevOps
2 9 (18.75%) Configuration Management
2 9 (18.75%) High Availability
3 7 (14.58%) ITIL
4 5 (10.42%) Software Deployment
4 5 (10.42%) Use Case
5 4 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (8.33%) Build Automation
5 4 (8.33%) ETL
6 3 (6.25%) Mentoring
6 3 (6.25%) Open Source
6 3 (6.25%) Presales
7 2 (4.17%) Analytics
7 2 (4.17%) Data Analytics
7 2 (4.17%) Data Visualisation
8 1 (2.08%) BDD
8 1 (2.08%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.08%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (2.08%) SDLC
8 1 (2.08%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (31.25%) Shell Script
2 12 (25.00%) Python
3 10 (20.83%) Bash Shell
4 9 (18.75%) Java
5 8 (16.67%) Ruby
6 7 (14.58%) Perl
7 6 (12.50%) C++
8 4 (8.33%) C#
8 4 (8.33%) PowerShell
9 3 (6.25%) C
10 2 (4.17%) Lua
10 2 (4.17%) PHP
10 2 (4.17%) SQL
11 1 (2.08%) Korn
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) RHCSA
2 3 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (4.17%) Degree
3 2 (4.17%) RHCE
3 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.08%) MCSE
4 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.08%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.17%) QA
3 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (22.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 3 (6.25%) Active Directory
4 2 (4.17%) Dovecot
4 2 (4.17%) KVM
4 2 (4.17%) QEMU
4 2 (4.17%) Veritas File System
4 2 (4.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.08%) Docker
5 1 (2.08%) Sendmail
5 1 (2.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 14 (29.17%) Puppet
2 9 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (14.58%) Cobbler
4 4 (8.33%) Tivoli
5 3 (6.25%) Nagios
5 3 (6.25%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 2 (4.17%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (4.17%) Munin
6 2 (4.17%) Pacemaker
7 1 (2.08%) Ansible
7 1 (2.08%) Graphite
7 1 (2.08%) logstash
7 1 (2.08%) NetBackup
7 1 (2.08%) Salt
7 1 (2.08%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 14 (29.17%) VMware
2 11 (22.92%) Red Hat
3 10 (20.83%) Oracle
4 7 (14.58%) F5
4 7 (14.58%) Juniper
5 6 (12.50%) Splunk
6 3 (6.25%) HP
6 3 (6.25%) SAP
6 3 (6.25%) Sun
7 2 (4.17%) Citrix
7 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
7 2 (4.17%) Veritas
8 1 (2.08%) Cisco
8 1 (2.08%) IBM
8 1 (2.08%) RightScale
8 1 (2.08%) SaltStack
8 1 (2.08%) Symantec
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent according to experience
Posted: 14 days ago