The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Senior Linux Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Linux Specialist
Rank 929 976 -
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Specialist 3 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.002% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.003% 0.002% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 0
Median salary £38,500 £58,750 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-34.46% -
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £58,750 -
% change year-on-year
-34.46% -

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
94522 107194 114726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.38% 96.47% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79692 88358 93874
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Senior Linux Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Senior Linux Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Linux Specialist
Salary Trend

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

Senior Linux Specialist Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Linux Specialist
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Linux Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 29 June 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 +51 3 £38,500 -45.00%
Yorkshire - 3 £38,500 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £38,500 -
Leeds - 3 £38,500 -

Senior Linux Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, Senior 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 Senior Linux Specialist in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (80.00%) Unix
3 7 (70.00%) Perl
4 6 (60.00%) SQL
4 6 (60.00%) Apache
5 5 (50.00%) Shell Script
5 5 (50.00%) Service Design
6 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
7 3 (30.00%) Python
7 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
8 2 (20.00%) Ruby
8 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (20.00%) AIX
8 2 (20.00%) IBM
9 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (10.00%) IPsec
9 1 (10.00%) LAMP
9 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (10.00%) VMware
9 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
9 1 (10.00%) SAN
9 1 (10.00%) NetApp
9 1 (10.00%) Veritas
9 1 (10.00%) Solaris
9 1 (10.00%) Java
9 1 (10.00%) LDAP
9 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
9 1 (10.00%) FTP

Senior 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 6 (60.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) nginx
2 1 (10.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (10.00%) FTP
1 1 (10.00%) IPsec
1 1 (10.00%) LDAP
1 1 (10.00%) OpenVPN
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
1 1 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
1 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) LAMP
1 1 (10.00%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (80.00%) Unix
3 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (20.00%) AIX
5 1 (10.00%) Solaris
5 1 (10.00%) Windows
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Service Design
2 1 (10.00%) DevOps
2 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (10.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Perl
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (30.00%) Python
5 2 (20.00%) Ruby
6 1 (10.00%) Java
6 1 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) KVM
1 1 (10.00%) NFS
1 1 (10.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (10.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) NetApp
3 1 (10.00%) Veritas
3 1 (10.00%) VMware