The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior Linux Specialist role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Linux Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Linux Specialist
Rank 916 882 922
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Specialist 1 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.001% 0.001% 0.001%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.001% 0.001% 0.001%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Average salary £90,000 £47,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+89.47% -9.52%
UK excluding London average salary - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114665 105124 119149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.68% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92969 87480 102132
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%

Senior Linux Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Linux Specialist in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Linux Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -46 1 £90,000 +89.47%
London -51 1 £90,000 +89.47%

Senior Linux Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior Linux Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Linux Specialist in their job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) Red Hat
3 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (75.00%) ITIL
3 6 (75.00%) AIX
3 6 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (62.50%) OpenLDAP
4 5 (62.50%) OpenSSH
4 5 (62.50%) Incident Management
4 5 (62.50%) Solaris
4 5 (62.50%) DNS
4 5 (62.50%) Novell
4 5 (62.50%) Shell Script
4 5 (62.50%) UNIX
4 5 (62.50%) SUSE
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) Perl
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle
6 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
6 1 (12.50%) Windows
6 1 (12.50%) JBoss
6 1 (12.50%) Apache
6 1 (12.50%) Python
6 1 (12.50%) Nagios
6 1 (12.50%) TIBCO
6 1 (12.50%) Project Management
6 1 (12.50%) CMS
6 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (12.50%) Network Design

Senior Linux Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior Linux Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Linux Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
1 1 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) CMS
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
1 1 (12.50%) TIBCO EMS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) OpenLDAP
1 5 (62.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) AIX
2 6 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (62.50%) Solaris
3 5 (62.50%) UNIX
3 5 (62.50%) SUSE
4 1 (12.50%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Network Design
3 1 (12.50%) Data Management
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Shell Script
2 2 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Red Hat
2 5 (62.50%) Novell
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) JBoss
3 1 (12.50%) TIBCO
3 1 (12.50%) Fiserv