The median annual salary for a Linux Specialist was - in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux Specialist
London / City of London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 264 317
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Specialist 0 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London - 0.056% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.058% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Median salary - - £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.27%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4931 6867 9910
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.84% 95.64% 95.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4530 6136 8443
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,780 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Linux Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Linux Specialist in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Linux Specialist in the City of London

Linux Specialist
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Specialist in the City of London.

Salary trend for Linux Specialist in the City of London

Linux Specialist Skill Set
Top 5 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 across the City of London region featuring Linux Specialist in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps

Linux Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Python