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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Specialist
Rank 872 937 923
Rank change year-on-year
+65 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Specialist 42 25 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.023% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.024% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 36 23 51
Median salary £41,500 £52,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.95% +22.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £43,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £65,000 £64,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £52,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-23.80% +38.15%

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
94249 105728 111501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.37% 96.20% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 79336 87614 89975
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 24 August 2016 within the UK.

Linux Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Linux Specialist
Top 25 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 24 August 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 +74 35 £45,000 -14.28% 2
London +44 13 £52,500 -19.23%
South East +33 11 £43,750 -16.66% 1
Hampshire +6 10 £42,500 +3.03% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 8 £40,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 8 £40,000 -
North East - 8 £40,000 -
Scotland +23 7 £38,000 -11.62% 1
South Lanarkshire - 5 £38,000 - 1
East Kilbride - 5 £38,000 - 1
Southampton - 4 £47,500 -
Portsmouth - 3 £40,500 -
Winchester - 3 £43,750 - 1
East Midlands +12 2 £37,500 - 1
City of London +66 1 - -
Berkshire +15 1 £55,000 +4.76%
Nottinghamshire +11 1 £37,500 -
Northampton - 1 - - 1
Erskine - 1 - -
Livingston - 1 £38,000 -
Northamptonshire - 1 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 £36,500 -
Coventry - 1 £36,500 -
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 £38,000 -

Linux Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 99 (100.00%) Linux
2 52 (52.53%) Red Hat
3 46 (46.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 44 (44.44%) Unix
5 27 (27.27%) Python
6 25 (25.25%) Windows
6 25 (25.25%) AIX
7 24 (24.24%) Perl
7 24 (24.24%) Puppet
8 22 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
9 19 (19.19%) JSON
9 19 (19.19%) Splunk
9 19 (19.19%) SQL
9 19 (19.19%) ITIL
10 18 (18.18%) Finance
11 17 (17.17%) VMware
11 17 (17.17%) Oracle
12 15 (15.15%) Ansible
13 14 (14.14%) Nagios
13 14 (14.14%) Solaris
14 13 (13.13%) Apache
14 13 (13.13%) Configuration Management
14 13 (13.13%) Shell Script
14 13 (13.13%) Git (software)
14 13 (13.13%) Degree
15 12 (12.12%) Problem Management
15 12 (12.12%) ZABBIX
15 12 (12.12%) Bash Shell
15 12 (12.12%) Jenkins
15 12 (12.12%) ITIL Certification

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 13 (13.13%) Apache
2 4 (4.04%) JBoss
2 4 (4.04%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.01%) nginx
3 1 (1.01%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.01%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.01%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.01%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 22 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.09%) Firewall
2 6 (6.06%) DNS
2 6 (6.06%) Internet
2 6 (6.06%) SAN
3 5 (5.05%) SSL
4 4 (4.04%) HTTP
4 4 (4.04%) HTTPS
5 2 (2.02%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (2.02%) LAN
5 2 (2.02%) SMTP
5 2 (2.02%) VoIP
5 2 (2.02%) WAN
6 1 (1.01%) IPv6
6 1 (1.01%) LDAP
6 1 (1.01%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (1.01%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.07%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (6.06%) MySQL
3 5 (5.05%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.03%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.02%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.01%) Big Data
6 1 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.01%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.01%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.01%) SAP HANA
6 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (13.13%) Git (software)
2 12 (12.12%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.01%) GitLab
3 1 (1.01%) JIRA
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle Forms
General
1 18 (18.18%) Finance
2 8 (8.08%) Publishing
3 7 (7.07%) Banking
4 5 (5.05%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.02%) Back Office
6 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (19.19%) JSON
2 11 (11.11%) Web Services
3 5 (5.05%) LAMP
4 4 (4.04%) Middleware
5 2 (2.02%) .NET
5 2 (2.02%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.02%) JMS
5 2 (2.02%) Spring
6 1 (1.01%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (1.01%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (1.01%) J2EE
6 1 (1.01%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.08%) HACMP
2 4 (4.04%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (4.04%) Fixed Income
3 3 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.03%) Clustering
3 3 (3.03%) Derivative
4 2 (2.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.02%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.02%) Market Risk
4 2 (2.02%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.01%) CMDB
5 1 (1.01%) PKI
5 1 (1.01%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 99 (100.00%) Linux
2 46 (46.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 44 (44.44%) Unix
4 25 (25.25%) AIX
4 25 (25.25%) Windows
5 14 (14.14%) Solaris
6 11 (11.11%) Amazon Linux
6 11 (11.11%) CentOS
7 9 (9.09%) Windows Server
8 7 (7.07%) Oracle Linux
9 5 (5.05%) Debian
10 2 (2.02%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.01%) HPUX
11 1 (1.01%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (19.19%) ITIL
2 13 (13.13%) Configuration Management
3 12 (12.12%) Problem Management
4 11 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (11.11%) DevOps
5 7 (7.07%) CRM
5 7 (7.07%) ERP
6 5 (5.05%) Release Management
6 5 (5.05%) Security Management
6 5 (5.05%) Service Design
7 4 (4.04%) Network Architecture
8 3 (3.03%) Incident Management
8 3 (3.03%) Patch Management
8 3 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (2.02%) Anti-Money Laundering
9 2 (2.02%) Compliance Management
9 2 (2.02%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (2.02%) High Availability
9 2 (2.02%) Network Management
9 2 (2.02%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 27 (27.27%) Python
2 24 (24.24%) Perl
3 19 (19.19%) SQL
4 13 (13.13%) Shell Script
5 12 (12.12%) Bash Shell
6 9 (9.09%) Ruby
7 5 (5.05%) Java
8 4 (4.04%) PHP
9 3 (3.03%) C++
10 2 (2.02%) C
10 2 (2.02%) C#
10 2 (2.02%) Korn
11 1 (1.01%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.01%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (13.13%) Degree
2 12 (12.12%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (6.06%) RHCE
4 4 (4.04%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.03%) CCNA
5 3 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.02%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.02%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.04%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.03%) Postfix
3 2 (2.02%) KVM
3 2 (2.02%) NFS
3 2 (2.02%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.01%) iptables
4 1 (1.01%) Samba
4 1 (1.01%) Shibboleth
4 1 (1.01%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.01%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.01%) VMware Server
4 1 (1.01%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (24.24%) Puppet
2 15 (15.15%) Ansible
3 14 (14.14%) Nagios
4 12 (12.12%) ZABBIX
5 10 (10.10%) Red Hat Satellite
6 8 (8.08%) Tivoli
6 8 (8.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 5 (5.05%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (2.02%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (1.01%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (1.01%) HAProxy
9 1 (1.01%) Oracle ZFS
9 1 (1.01%) Simpana
9 1 (1.01%) Terraform
9 1 (1.01%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 52 (52.53%) Red Hat
2 19 (19.19%) Splunk
3 17 (17.17%) Oracle
3 17 (17.17%) VMware
4 10 (10.10%) Cisco
5 9 (9.09%) HP
6 8 (8.08%) NetApp
7 6 (6.06%) Veritas
8 5 (5.05%) Microsoft
9 3 (3.03%) EMC
9 3 (3.03%) IBM
9 3 (3.03%) Remedy
10 2 (2.02%) Calypso
10 2 (2.02%) Murex
10 2 (2.02%) SAP
10 2 (2.02%) Sun
11 1 (1.01%) ATG
11 1 (1.01%) BMC
11 1 (1.01%) CommVault
11 1 (1.01%) Cyber-Ark
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Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus + OT + On-Call +++
Posted: Yesterday
East Kilbride
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Salary: £34000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
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Salary: £competitive +15% bonus
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