The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Linux Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Specialist
Rank 835 932 916
Rank change year-on-year
+97 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Specialist 47 32 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.030% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.031% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 44 25 51
Median salary £44,250 £58,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-24.68% +17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £92,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,250 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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
86446 102226 109753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.57% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 71817 85217 90858
Median salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

Linux Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Linux Specialist in the job title.

Linux Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Linux Specialist
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Specialist within the UK.

Linux Specialist Salary Trend in the UK

Linux Specialist
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Specialist over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 within the UK.

Linux Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Linux Specialist
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 10 December 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 +75 45 £45,000 -21.73% 3
South East +87 24 £41,000 -3.52% 1
Surrey - 10 £65,000 - 1
Hampshire +13 9 £41,000 -3.52%
London +27 8 £53,750 -10.41% 2
Portsmouth - 8 £41,000 -
Egham - 8 £65,000 -
East of England +26 5 £55,000 +57.14%
Coventry - 3 £50,000 -
West Midlands - 3 £50,000 -
Bedfordshire - 3 £55,000 -
Bracknell - 3 £40,000 -
Berkshire - 3 £40,000 -
West Sussex - 2 £35,000 -
Worthing - 2 £35,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 - -
Cambridge - 2 £32,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £32,500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 - -
North East - 2 - -
Scotland +25 1 - -
Yorkshire +22 1 £45,000 -14.28%
City of London +16 1 £100,000 +66.66%
South West +12 1 £35,000 -39.13%
North West -17 1 £45,000 -
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
Exeter - 1 £35,000 -
Southampton - 1 £25,000 -
Guildford - 1 £41,500 -
Staines - 1 £65,000 - 1

Linux Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, Linux Specialist 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 Specialist in the job title.

1 79 (100.00%) Linux
2 41 (51.90%) Red Hat
3 33 (41.77%) Windows
4 26 (32.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 25 (31.65%) Unix
6 24 (30.38%) ITIL
7 18 (22.78%) Perl
7 18 (22.78%) CentOS
8 17 (21.52%) AIX
8 17 (21.52%) Microsoft
9 15 (18.99%) ITIL Certification
9 15 (18.99%) Python
9 15 (18.99%) Shell Script
10 14 (17.72%) Finance
10 14 (17.72%) VMware
11 11 (13.92%) Solaris
12 10 (12.66%) Problem Management
12 10 (12.66%) Puppet
13 9 (11.39%) Incident Management
13 9 (11.39%) MS Excel
13 9 (11.39%) Java
13 9 (11.39%) Oracle
13 9 (11.39%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (11.39%) Veritas
13 9 (11.39%) RHCA
13 9 (11.39%) Middleware
13 9 (11.39%) ITSM
14 8 (10.13%) Clustering
14 8 (10.13%) HP
14 8 (10.13%) SLA

Linux Specialist 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 7 (8.86%) Apache
1 7 (8.86%) Tomcat
2 6 (7.59%) JBoss
3 4 (5.06%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.80%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (3.80%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.53%) Alfresco
5 2 (2.53%) IIS
5 2 (2.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 9 (11.39%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.80%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.80%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.53%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.86%) Firewall
2 5 (6.33%) DNS
3 4 (5.06%) HTTP
3 4 (5.06%) HTTPS
3 4 (5.06%) SSL
4 3 (3.80%) SAN
4 3 (3.80%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.53%) LAN
5 2 (2.53%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.27%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.27%) Internet
6 1 (1.27%) NAS
6 1 (1.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.06%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.80%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (2.53%) MySQL
3 2 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.53%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.53%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.53%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.27%) GitLab
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle Forms
General
1 14 (17.72%) Finance
2 5 (6.33%) Banking
2 5 (6.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.27%) Legal
3 1 (1.27%) Publishing
3 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.39%) Middleware
2 7 (8.86%) Web Services
3 5 (6.33%) JSON
4 3 (3.80%) Rendezvous
4 3 (3.80%) RESTful
4 3 (3.80%) SOAP
4 3 (3.80%) TIBCO EMS
4 3 (3.80%) XML
4 3 (3.80%) XML Schema
4 3 (3.80%) XSLT
5 2 (2.53%) .NET
5 2 (2.53%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.53%) JMS
5 2 (2.53%) Spring
6 1 (1.27%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.13%) Clustering
2 4 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.80%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.53%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.53%) EMC VNX
4 2 (2.53%) HACMP
4 2 (2.53%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.27%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 79 (100.00%) Linux
2 33 (41.77%) Windows
3 26 (32.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 25 (31.65%) Unix
5 18 (22.78%) CentOS
6 17 (21.52%) AIX
7 11 (13.92%) Solaris
8 4 (5.06%) Windows Server
9 2 (2.53%) Amazon Linux
9 2 (2.53%) Debian
9 2 (2.53%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.53%) NetWare
9 2 (2.53%) SUSE
9 2 (2.53%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.27%) HPUX
10 1 (1.27%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.27%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (30.38%) ITIL
2 10 (12.66%) Problem Management
3 9 (11.39%) Incident Management
3 9 (11.39%) ITSM
4 5 (6.33%) Release Management
5 4 (5.06%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (5.06%) Network Architecture
6 3 (3.80%) Capacity Management
6 3 (3.80%) Configuration Management
6 3 (3.80%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (3.80%) CRM
7 2 (2.53%) Analytics
7 2 (2.53%) Anti-Money Laundering
7 2 (2.53%) Data Modelling
7 2 (2.53%) DevOps
7 2 (2.53%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (2.53%) Patch Management
7 2 (2.53%) SOA
7 2 (2.53%) Strategic Planning
7 2 (2.53%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 18 (22.78%) Perl
2 15 (18.99%) Python
2 15 (18.99%) Shell Script
3 9 (11.39%) Java
4 7 (8.86%) Bash Shell
5 6 (7.59%) SQL
6 4 (5.06%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.80%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.53%) C
8 2 (2.53%) C#
8 2 (2.53%) C++
9 1 (1.27%) Korn
9 1 (1.27%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (18.99%) ITIL Certification
2 9 (11.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (11.39%) RHCA
3 8 (10.13%) Degree
4 3 (3.80%) CCNA
4 3 (3.80%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.53%) RHCE
5 2 (2.53%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.13%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.06%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.53%) Firmware
3 2 (2.53%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (2.53%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (2.53%) vSphere
3 2 (2.53%) XenApp
4 1 (1.27%) NFS
4 1 (1.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 10 (12.66%) Puppet
2 8 (10.13%) Red Hat Satellite
3 4 (5.06%) Nagios
4 3 (3.80%) Ansible
4 3 (3.80%) Kibana
4 3 (3.80%) TIBCO Hawk
4 3 (3.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (2.53%) EMC VPLEX
5 2 (2.53%) NetIQ Identity Manager
5 2 (2.53%) Simpana
5 2 (2.53%) Tivoli
5 2 (2.53%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.27%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (1.27%) SCSM
6 1 (1.27%) Terraform
Vendors
1 41 (51.90%) Red Hat
2 17 (21.52%) Microsoft
3 14 (17.72%) VMware
4 9 (11.39%) Oracle
4 9 (11.39%) Veritas
5 8 (10.13%) HP
6 5 (6.33%) Cisco
6 5 (6.33%) Remedy
7 4 (5.06%) IBM
7 4 (5.06%) Splunk
8 3 (3.80%) BEA
8 3 (3.80%) CommVault
8 3 (3.80%) SAP
8 3 (3.80%) TIBCO
9 2 (2.53%) Adobe
9 2 (2.53%) Citrix
9 2 (2.53%) EMC
9 2 (2.53%) Google
9 2 (2.53%) NetApp
9 2 (2.53%) Novell
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Parham Consulting
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum plus 15% bonus, shares and good benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
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Salary: £45000 - £550000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
London
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Salary: £40000.00 - £60000 per annum + Benefits - Amazing package
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