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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Consultant
Rank 917 905 937
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Consultant 31 66 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.060% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.062% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 29 60 61
Average salary £61,250 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,855 £37,250
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £75,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -

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
99438 106716 115504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.25% 96.46% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 83514 87039 93609
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 April 2016 within the UK.

Linux Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Linux Consultant
Top 22 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 April 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
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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 -30 30 £60,000 +14.28% 2
South East +24 9 £90,000 +63.63% 1
London -19 9 £80,000 +45.45%
Henley-on-Thames - 7 £90,000 -
Oxfordshire - 7 £90,000 -
Yorkshire - 4 £42,500 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £42,500 -
North West +27 3 £45,000 +80.00%
Nottingham +13 3 £42,500 +8.97%
Nottinghamshire +8 3 £42,500 +8.97%
East Midlands +3 3 £42,500 +8.97%
Manchester - 3 £45,000 -
Berkshire +12 1 £42,500 -22.72%
East of England +8 1 £60,000 +54.73% 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £42,500 -
Surrey - 1 £50,000 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £50,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £50,000 -
Dunstable - 1 £60,000 -
Walton-on-Thames - 1 £50,000 -
North East - 1 £50,000 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £60,000 -

Linux Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 70 (100.00%) Linux
2 39 (55.71%) Unix
3 24 (34.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 23 (32.86%) Puppet
5 21 (30.00%) Oracle
6 20 (28.57%) Windows
6 20 (28.57%) Shell Script
7 17 (24.29%) Red Hat
7 17 (24.29%) Solaris
7 17 (24.29%) Java
7 17 (24.29%) Finance
7 17 (24.29%) VMware
7 17 (24.29%) DevOps
8 16 (22.86%) Python
9 15 (21.43%) Bash Shell
10 13 (18.57%) CentOS
11 12 (17.14%) Opscode Chef
11 12 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (17.14%) SQL
11 12 (17.14%) Configuration Management
12 11 (15.71%) Jenkins
13 10 (14.29%) Git (software)
13 10 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
13 10 (14.29%) Apache
14 9 (12.86%) Firewall
14 9 (12.86%) Banking
14 9 (12.86%) High Availability
14 9 (12.86%) Data Centre
15 8 (11.43%) SaaS
15 8 (11.43%) Cobbler

Linux Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 10 (14.29%) Apache
2 8 (11.43%) JBoss
3 7 (10.00%) WebLogic
3 7 (10.00%) WebSphere
4 6 (8.57%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.43%) CloudStack
5 1 (1.43%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (11.43%) SaaS
3 1 (1.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.86%) Firewall
2 7 (10.00%) Network Security
3 6 (8.57%) OpenLDAP
3 6 (8.57%) OpenVPN
4 4 (5.71%) SAN
5 3 (4.29%) LDAP
6 1 (1.43%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.43%) VPN
6 1 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.00%) MongoDB
1 7 (10.00%) MySQL
1 7 (10.00%) Redis
1 7 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.57%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.29%) DB2
3 3 (4.29%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.86%) SAP HANA
5 1 (1.43%) Big Data
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.43%) UniData
Development Applications
1 11 (15.71%) Jenkins
2 10 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 8 (11.43%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.86%) Subversion
5 1 (1.43%) AdminStudio
5 1 (1.43%) CMake
5 1 (1.43%) InstallShield
5 1 (1.43%) MSI
5 1 (1.43%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 17 (24.29%) Finance
2 9 (12.86%) Banking
3 6 (8.57%) International Banking
4 3 (4.29%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.43%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.43%) Automotive
5 1 (1.43%) Back Office
5 1 (1.43%) Electronics
5 1 (1.43%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.43%) Front Office
5 1 (1.43%) Games
5 1 (1.43%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.43%) Law
5 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.43%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.57%) J2EE
1 6 (8.57%) Java EE
2 4 (5.71%) XML
3 3 (4.29%) XSLT
4 2 (2.86%) Software Packaging
5 1 (1.43%) .NET
5 1 (1.43%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.86%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.57%) Credit Risk
3 5 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (5.71%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.43%) Fintech
5 1 (1.43%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.43%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.43%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 70 (100.00%) Linux
2 39 (55.71%) Unix
3 24 (34.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (28.57%) Windows
5 17 (24.29%) Solaris
6 13 (18.57%) CentOS
7 5 (7.14%) Oracle Linux
8 4 (5.71%) AIX
8 4 (5.71%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 3 (4.29%) Android
9 3 (4.29%) Apple iOS
10 2 (2.86%) Debian
10 2 (2.86%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.86%) Windows Server
10 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (1.43%) SUSE
11 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (24.29%) DevOps
2 12 (17.14%) Configuration Management
3 9 (12.86%) High Availability
4 6 (8.57%) Risk Assessment
4 6 (8.57%) SOA
5 5 (7.14%) Build Automation
5 5 (7.14%) ITIL
5 5 (7.14%) Software Deployment
5 5 (7.14%) Use Case
6 4 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (5.71%) ETL
7 3 (4.29%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (4.29%) Mentoring
7 3 (4.29%) Open Source
7 3 (4.29%) Presales
8 2 (2.86%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (2.86%) Scrum
8 2 (2.86%) Service Delivery
9 1 (1.43%) Data Security
9 1 (1.43%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 20 (28.57%) Shell Script
2 17 (24.29%) Java
3 16 (22.86%) Python
4 15 (21.43%) Bash Shell
5 12 (17.14%) SQL
6 8 (11.43%) Perl
6 8 (11.43%) Ruby
7 5 (7.14%) C++
8 4 (5.71%) C#
8 4 (5.71%) PowerShell
9 3 (4.29%) Korn
10 2 (2.86%) C
11 1 (1.43%) Lua
Qualifications
1 4 (5.71%) SC Cleared
1 4 (5.71%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.29%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (4.29%) RHCSA
3 2 (2.86%) Degree
4 1 (1.43%) MCSE
4 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.86%) QA
3 1 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (8.57%) Dovecot
2 6 (8.57%) KVM
2 6 (8.57%) QEMU
3 4 (5.71%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 4 (5.71%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 3 (4.29%) Active Directory
4 3 (4.29%) Postfix
4 3 (4.29%) vCloud
4 3 (4.29%) Veritas File System
4 3 (4.29%) vSphere
5 2 (2.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (1.43%) Docker
6 1 (1.43%) NFS
6 1 (1.43%) Xen
6 1 (1.43%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 23 (32.86%) Puppet
2 12 (17.14%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (11.43%) Cobbler
4 7 (10.00%) Ansible
5 6 (8.57%) Munin
5 6 (8.57%) Nagios
5 6 (8.57%) Pacemaker
6 5 (7.14%) Tivoli
7 3 (4.29%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (1.43%) Oracle ZFS
8 1 (1.43%) Salt
8 1 (1.43%) Terraform
Vendors
1 21 (30.00%) Oracle
2 17 (24.29%) Red Hat
2 17 (24.29%) VMware
3 7 (10.00%) F5
3 7 (10.00%) Juniper
4 6 (8.57%) Sybase
5 5 (7.14%) Sun
6 4 (5.71%) HP
6 4 (5.71%) Veritas
7 3 (4.29%) SAP
8 2 (2.86%) Cisco
8 2 (2.86%) Citrix
8 2 (2.86%) IBM
8 2 (2.86%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.43%) ATG
9 1 (1.43%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.43%) EnterpriseDB
9 1 (1.43%) NetApp
9 1 (1.43%) Splunk
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