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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Linux Specialist
Rank 940 980 993
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Specialist 8 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.004% 0.001%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.005% 0.001%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 1
Median salary £38,500 £47,500 £90,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.94% -47.22%
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £47,500 -
% change year-on-year
-18.94% -

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
99394 108225 115334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.25% 96.46% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 83478 88313 93538
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Linux Specialist over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 within the UK.

Senior Linux Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Linux Specialist
Top 8 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 1 May 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 - 8 £38,500 -
Yorkshire - 5 £38,500 -
Leeds - 5 £38,500 -
West Yorkshire - 5 £38,500 -
London - 2 £50,000 -
Nottingham - 1 £45,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £45,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £45,000 -

Senior Linux Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (64.29%) Apache
2 9 (64.29%) SQL
3 8 (57.14%) Unix
4 7 (50.00%) Perl
5 6 (42.86%) Shell Script
5 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
6 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
6 5 (35.71%) LDAP
6 5 (35.71%) DevOps
6 5 (35.71%) Service Design
7 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
7 4 (28.57%) LEMP Stack
7 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
7 4 (28.57%) nginx
7 4 (28.57%) Bash Shell
7 4 (28.57%) Python
7 4 (28.57%) Windows
7 4 (28.57%) PHP
7 4 (28.57%) Java
7 4 (28.57%) .NET
7 4 (28.57%) MySQL
7 4 (28.57%) IIS
7 4 (28.57%) Web Services
7 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
7 4 (28.57%) LAMP
7 4 (28.57%) Incident Management
7 4 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 9 (64.29%) Apache
2 4 (28.57%) IIS
2 4 (28.57%) nginx
3 1 (7.14%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) LDAP
2 1 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (7.14%) FTP
2 1 (7.14%) IPsec
2 1 (7.14%) OpenVPN
2 1 (7.14%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) MySQL
1 4 (28.57%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) .NET
1 4 (28.57%) LAMP
1 4 (28.57%) LEMP Stack
1 4 (28.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (57.14%) Unix
3 4 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (28.57%) Windows
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 2 (14.29%) AIX
5 1 (7.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) DevOps
1 5 (35.71%) Service Design
2 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 4 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.14%) Open Source
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.14%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 7 (50.00%) Perl
3 6 (42.86%) Shell Script
4 4 (28.57%) Bash Shell
4 4 (28.57%) Java
4 4 (28.57%) PHP
4 4 (28.57%) Python
5 3 (21.43%) Ruby
6 1 (7.14%) Go
6 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) RHCA
1 1 (7.14%) RHCE
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 1 (7.14%) KVM
3 1 (7.14%) NFS
3 1 (7.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Ansible
1 1 (7.14%) Nagios
1 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle ZFS
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
1 1 (7.14%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
2 2 (14.29%) IBM
2 2 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) EMC
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) NetApp
3 1 (7.14%) Veritas