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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Specialist
UK
Rank 800 886 900
Rank change year-on-year
+86 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Specialist 44 43 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.043% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.045% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 43 33 36
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,600 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,750 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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
80036 96313 101493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.47% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 66452 80820 84362
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 21 January 2017 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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +83 35 £50,000 -9.09% 3
South East +77 18 £45,750 -3.68%
London +54 10 £52,500 -12.50% 1
Surrey - 9 £65,000 -
Egham - 6 £65,000 -
Berkshire +51 4 £40,000 -5.88%
Scotland +18 4 £52,500 +16.66%
Edinburgh - 4 £52,500 -
Hampshire +20 3 £41,000 -3.52%
East of England +13 3 £32,500 -18.75%
Portsmouth - 3 £41,000 -
Bracknell - 3 £40,000 -
Cambridgeshire +9 2 £32,500 -18.75%
West Sussex +8 2 £35,000 -26.31%
Cambridge +6 2 £32,500 -18.75%
North West -8 2 £45,000 - 2
Worthing - 2 £35,000 -
Staines - 2 £65,000 -
Yorkshire +30 1 £45,000 -
City of London +22 1 £100,000 +66.66%
Coventry +15 1 £47,000 -
Bedfordshire +14 1 £57,500 +85.48%
West Midlands +12 1 £47,000 -
Merseyside - 1 £45,000 - 1
North Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -
York - 1 £45,000 -
Reading - 1 £50,000 -
Manchester - 1 - - 1
Liverpool - 1 £45,000 - 1
Guildford - 1 £41,500 -

Linux Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 81 (100.00%) Linux
2 35 (43.21%) Red Hat
3 34 (41.98%) Windows
4 26 (32.10%) Unix
5 21 (25.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (22.22%) CentOS
6 18 (22.22%) Shell Script
6 18 (22.22%) ITIL
6 18 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 17 (20.99%) Perl
8 15 (18.52%) Python
8 15 (18.52%) Finance
9 13 (16.05%) VMware
10 12 (14.81%) Oracle
10 12 (14.81%) AIX
11 11 (13.58%) Incident Management
11 11 (13.58%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (12.35%) Veritas
12 10 (12.35%) ITSM
12 10 (12.35%) MS Excel
12 10 (12.35%) Microsoft Certification
12 10 (12.35%) RHCA
13 9 (11.11%) Degree
13 9 (11.11%) HP
13 9 (11.11%) LAN
14 8 (9.88%) Banking
14 8 (9.88%) Clustering
14 8 (9.88%) Middleware
14 8 (9.88%) TCP/IP
14 8 (9.88%) Solaris

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 (8.64%) Tomcat
1 7 (8.64%) WebSphere
2 6 (7.41%) Apache
3 5 (6.17%) JBoss
4 4 (4.94%) MQSeries
4 4 (4.94%) WebLogic
5 3 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (2.47%) Alfresco
6 2 (2.47%) IIS
7 1 (1.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 10 (12.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.47%) G Suite
2 1 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.11%) LAN
2 8 (9.88%) TCP/IP
3 7 (8.64%) DNS
4 6 (7.41%) Firewall
5 4 (4.94%) SAN
6 3 (3.70%) HTTP
6 3 (3.70%) HTTPS
6 3 (3.70%) SSL
7 2 (2.47%) DHCP
7 2 (2.47%) Multicast
7 2 (2.47%) NAS
7 2 (2.47%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.23%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (1.23%) Internet
8 1 (1.23%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.70%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.47%) MySQL
2 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (2.47%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.47%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.23%) DB2
3 1 (1.23%) Informix
3 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.23%) GitLab
1 1 (1.23%) Oracle Forms
General
1 15 (18.52%) Finance
2 8 (9.88%) Banking
3 4 (4.94%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.23%) Legal
4 1 (1.23%) Publishing
4 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.88%) Middleware
2 4 (4.94%) Web Services
2 4 (4.94%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (3.70%) JSON
3 3 (3.70%) Rendezvous
3 3 (3.70%) RESTful
3 3 (3.70%) SOAP
3 3 (3.70%) TIBCO EMS
3 3 (3.70%) XML
3 3 (3.70%) XML Schema
3 3 (3.70%) XSLT
4 2 (2.47%) .NET
4 2 (2.47%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.47%) JMS
4 2 (2.47%) Spring
5 1 (1.23%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.88%) Clustering
2 4 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.94%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (4.94%) SWIFT
3 3 (3.70%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.47%) EMC VNX
4 2 (2.47%) Hedge funds
4 2 (2.47%) Physics
5 1 (1.23%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.23%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (1.23%) IBM XIV
5 1 (1.23%) Replication
5 1 (1.23%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 81 (100.00%) Linux
2 34 (41.98%) Windows
3 26 (32.10%) Unix
4 21 (25.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (22.22%) CentOS
6 12 (14.81%) AIX
7 8 (9.88%) Solaris
8 4 (4.94%) Windows Server
9 3 (3.70%) Debian
9 3 (3.70%) HPUX
9 3 (3.70%) SUSE
9 3 (3.70%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.47%) Mac OS X
10 2 (2.47%) NetWare
11 1 (1.23%) Windows 10
11 1 (1.23%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (1.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (22.22%) ITIL
2 11 (13.58%) Incident Management
3 10 (12.35%) ITSM
4 8 (9.88%) Problem Management
5 4 (4.94%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (4.94%) Release Management
5 4 (4.94%) SDLC
5 4 (4.94%) Service Delivery
5 4 (4.94%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (3.70%) Capacity Management
6 3 (3.70%) CRM
6 3 (3.70%) Network Architecture
6 3 (3.70%) Project Management
7 2 (2.47%) Analytics
7 2 (2.47%) Anti-Money Laundering
7 2 (2.47%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (2.47%) DevOps
7 2 (2.47%) Document Management
7 2 (2.47%) OO
7 2 (2.47%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 18 (22.22%) Shell Script
2 17 (20.99%) Perl
3 15 (18.52%) Python
4 8 (9.88%) Java
5 7 (8.64%) Bash Shell
6 5 (6.17%) SQL
7 4 (4.94%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.70%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.47%) C
9 2 (2.47%) C#
9 2 (2.47%) C++
9 2 (2.47%) Korn
10 1 (1.23%) AWK
10 1 (1.23%) Ruby
10 1 (1.23%) sed
Qualifications
1 11 (13.58%) ITIL Certification
2 10 (12.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (12.35%) RHCA
3 9 (11.11%) Degree
4 2 (2.47%) CCNA
4 2 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.23%) RHCE
5 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.64%) SLA
2 4 (4.94%) QA
System Software
1 6 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.47%) Firmware
3 2 (2.47%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (2.47%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (2.47%) vSphere
3 2 (2.47%) XenApp
4 1 (1.23%) NFS
4 1 (1.23%) SRDF
4 1 (1.23%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 8 (9.88%) Puppet
1 8 (9.88%) Red Hat Satellite
2 3 (3.70%) Kibana
2 3 (3.70%) TIBCO Hawk
3 2 (2.47%) EMC VPLEX
3 2 (2.47%) Nagios
3 2 (2.47%) NetIQ Identity Manager
3 2 (2.47%) Simpana
4 1 (1.23%) Ansible
4 1 (1.23%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.23%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.23%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (1.23%) SCSM
4 1 (1.23%) Terraform
4 1 (1.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 35 (43.21%) Red Hat
2 18 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 13 (16.05%) VMware
4 12 (14.81%) Oracle
5 10 (12.35%) Veritas
6 9 (11.11%) HP
7 5 (6.17%) Cisco
7 5 (6.17%) IBM
8 4 (4.94%) CommVault
8 4 (4.94%) EMC
8 4 (4.94%) Remedy
9 3 (3.70%) BEA
9 3 (3.70%) SAP
9 3 (3.70%) TIBCO
10 2 (2.47%) Adobe
10 2 (2.47%) Citrix
10 2 (2.47%) Google
10 2 (2.47%) NetApp
10 2 (2.47%) Novell
10 2 (2.47%) Sun
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