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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Consultant
Rank 890 897 869
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Consultant 2 17 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.015% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.015% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 2 15 31
Average salary £56,250 £51,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.22% +17.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £40,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary - £44,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.12%

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
103461 110803 102664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.34%
Number of salaries quoted 85580 90507 85036
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
Top 2 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 29 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
London +18 2 £56,250 +9.22%
England +4 2 £56,250 +9.22%

Linux Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (88.24%) UNIX
3 11 (64.71%) Oracle
3 11 (64.71%) Red Hat
3 11 (64.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (58.82%) Windows
5 9 (52.94%) Perl
5 9 (52.94%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (47.06%) Solaris
6 8 (47.06%) SAN
6 8 (47.06%) HP
6 8 (47.06%) VMware
7 7 (41.18%) Python
8 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (35.29%) LDAP
8 6 (35.29%) NFS
8 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
8 6 (35.29%) DNS
8 6 (35.29%) Sun
8 6 (35.29%) Management Information System
8 6 (35.29%) Project Management
9 5 (29.41%) EMC
9 5 (29.41%) AIX
9 5 (29.41%) Bash Shell
10 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
10 4 (23.53%) Finance
10 4 (23.53%) Debian
10 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
10 4 (23.53%) Tomcat
10 4 (23.53%) Cisco

Linux Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 (23.53%) Tomcat
2 3 (17.65%) Apache
3 2 (11.76%) Zope
3 2 (11.76%) Plone
4 1 (5.88%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) SAN
2 6 (35.29%) LDAP
2 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
2 6 (35.29%) DNS
3 3 (17.65%) DHCP
3 3 (17.65%) FTP
3 3 (17.65%) SSH
3 3 (17.65%) NAS
4 1 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (5.88%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) MySQL
2 2 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.88%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) HTML
1 2 (11.76%) CSS
1 2 (11.76%) LAMP
1 2 (11.76%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (35.29%) Management Information System
3 3 (17.65%) CLARiiON
3 3 (17.65%) Symmetrix
3 3 (17.65%) HACMP
3 3 (17.65%) EMC VNX
4 2 (11.76%) Clustering
4 2 (11.76%) CMDB
5 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (88.24%) UNIX
3 11 (64.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (58.82%) Windows
5 8 (47.06%) Solaris
6 5 (29.41%) AIX
7 4 (23.53%) Debian
8 2 (11.76%) HPUX
9 1 (5.88%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Project Management
2 3 (17.65%) ITIL
2 3 (17.65%) Migration
2 3 (17.65%) Matrix Management
2 3 (17.65%) Line Management
3 2 (11.76%) Investment Management
3 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
4 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Resource Management
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) Perl
2 7 (41.18%) Python
3 5 (29.41%) Bash Shell
4 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
5 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
5 2 (11.76%) PHP
6 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.88%) SQL
6 1 (5.88%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) CCNP
1 1 (5.88%) CCDP
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.88%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (35.29%) NFS
2 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
3 3 (17.65%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (11.76%) Firmware
5 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Puppet
1 3 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (11.76%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (5.88%) OpenView
3 1 (5.88%) Control-M
3 1 (5.88%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Oracle
1 11 (64.71%) Red Hat
2 8 (47.06%) VMware
2 8 (47.06%) HP
3 6 (35.29%) Sun
4 5 (29.41%) EMC
5 4 (23.53%) Cisco
5 4 (23.53%) IBM
6 3 (17.65%) Dell
6 3 (17.65%) NetApp
6 3 (17.65%) Veritas
6 3 (17.65%) Nimble Storage