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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Consultant
Rank 877 836 868
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Consultant 19 33 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.030% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.032% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 17 29 8
Average salary £51,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.44% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £42,050
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £45,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -2.70%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110132 102981 111649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.41% 95.09%
Number of salaries quoted 90172 85675 95884
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%

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 11 July 2014 within the UK.

Linux Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Linux Consultant
Top 23 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 11 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
(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
England -30 19 £51,500 +14.44% 2
London -33 10 £51,500 +21.17%
South East -20 5 £40,500 -7.95%
City of London 0 4 £51,500 +21.17%
North West +5 3 £53,750 +19.44%
Surrey +1 3 £40,500 -28.94%
Manchester +2 2 £60,000 +33.33%
Weybridge - 2 £40,500 -
Cambridgeshire -5 1 £35,000 -12.50%
East of England -5 1 £35,000 -12.50%
Berkshire -6 1 £35,000 -39.39%
Reading -6 1 £35,000 -53.33%
Cambridge -9 1 £35,000 -12.50%
South West -15 1 £60,000 +26.31% 1
West Midlands - 1 £35,000 -
Cheshire - 1 £47,500 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £53,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £40,000 - 1
Warrington - 1 £47,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £35,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £35,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £35,000 -
Bristol - 1 £60,000 - 1

Linux Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 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 38 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (50.00%) Firewall
3 18 (47.37%) TCP/IP
4 17 (44.74%) Cisco
4 17 (44.74%) Cisco IOS
4 17 (44.74%) Cisco PIX
4 17 (44.74%) Cisco ASA
5 16 (42.11%) Red Hat
6 15 (39.47%) UNIX
7 12 (31.58%) VPN
7 12 (31.58%) IPsec
8 10 (26.32%) Solaris
8 10 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (18.42%) Puppet
9 7 (18.42%) DNS
10 6 (15.79%) Python
11 5 (13.16%) Load Balancing
11 5 (13.16%) Problem Management
11 5 (13.16%) Project Management
11 5 (13.16%) HP
11 5 (13.16%) Finance
11 5 (13.16%) VMware
11 5 (13.16%) AIX
11 5 (13.16%) HPUX
12 4 (10.53%) ITIL
12 4 (10.53%) Perl
12 4 (10.53%) Grid Computing
12 4 (10.53%) EMC
12 4 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (10.53%) Open Source

Linux Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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 3 (7.89%) IIS
1 3 (7.89%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.63%) Node.js
2 1 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.63%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (50.00%) Firewall
2 18 (47.37%) TCP/IP
3 17 (44.74%) Cisco IOS
3 17 (44.74%) Cisco PIX
3 17 (44.74%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (31.58%) IPsec
4 12 (31.58%) VPN
5 7 (18.42%) DNS
6 3 (7.89%) HTTP
7 2 (5.26%) SAN
7 2 (5.26%) SMTP
8 1 (2.63%) DHCP
8 1 (2.63%) SSL
8 1 (2.63%) SSH
8 1 (2.63%) Network Security
8 1 (2.63%) NAS
8 1 (2.63%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) MySQL
2 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.63%) Redis
2 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.63%) Maven
2 1 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (13.16%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.63%) Publishing
2 1 (2.63%) Banking
2 1 (2.63%) Retail
2 1 (2.63%) Marketing
2 1 (2.63%) Electronics
2 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) J2EE
1 1 (2.63%) SOAP
1 1 (2.63%) Web Services
1 1 (2.63%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Grid Computing
1 4 (10.53%) Open Source
2 3 (7.89%) CMDB
2 3 (7.89%) Clustering
2 3 (7.89%) Firmware
2 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.26%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.63%) DTV
4 1 (2.63%) PKI
4 1 (2.63%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.63%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (39.47%) UNIX
3 10 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (26.32%) Solaris
4 5 (13.16%) AIX
4 5 (13.16%) HPUX
5 4 (10.53%) Ubuntu
6 3 (7.89%) CentOS
6 3 (7.89%) FreeBSD
6 3 (7.89%) SUSE
6 3 (7.89%) Debian
7 2 (5.26%) Windows
8 1 (2.63%) Fedora
8 1 (2.63%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.16%) Project Management
1 5 (13.16%) Load Balancing
1 5 (13.16%) Problem Management
2 4 (10.53%) ITIL
3 3 (7.89%) DevOps
4 2 (5.26%) Capacity Management
4 2 (5.26%) Service Management
4 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (5.26%) Product Management
5 1 (2.63%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.63%) High Availability
5 1 (2.63%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.63%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (2.63%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (2.63%) Data Security
5 1 (2.63%) Programme Management
5 1 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.63%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.63%) Software Engineering
5 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.79%) Python
2 4 (10.53%) Perl
3 3 (7.89%) Bash Shell
4 2 (5.26%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.63%) Ruby
5 1 (2.63%) Scala
5 1 (2.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) RHCE
2 1 (2.63%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) SLA
2 2 (5.26%) QA
3 1 (2.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (7.89%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (2.63%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) Puppet
2 3 (7.89%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (2.63%) YUM
3 1 (2.63%) Nagios
3 1 (2.63%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.63%) Vagrant
3 1 (2.63%) logstash
Vendors
1 17 (44.74%) Cisco
2 16 (42.11%) Red Hat
3 5 (13.16%) VMware
3 5 (13.16%) HP
4 4 (10.53%) EMC
5 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.26%) SaltStack
7 1 (2.63%) Brocade
7 1 (2.63%) F5
7 1 (2.63%) Splunk
7 1 (2.63%) Rackspace
7 1 (2.63%) Oracle
7 1 (2.63%) SAP
7 1 (2.63%) NetApp
7 1 (2.63%) Veritas
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