The median annual salary for a Linux Specialist was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Specialist
England / East of England
Rank 249 273 250
Rank change year-on-year +24 -23  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Specialist 1 2 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.016% 0.027% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.028% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 9
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.64% -3.40%  
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 East of England. 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
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5858 7074 7236
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 96.05% 96.23% 97.36%
Number of salaries quoted 4679 5707 5819
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.44% +2.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £63,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Linux Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England that featured Linux Specialist in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Linux Specialist in the East of England

Linux Specialist
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Linux Specialist in the East of England

Linux Specialist
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Specialist within the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
Hertfordshire - 1 £50,000 -
Linux Specialist
England

Linux Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 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 East of England region featuring Linux Specialist in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) Python
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) WebLogic
3 3 (50.00%) SAP
3 3 (50.00%) SOAP
3 3 (50.00%) Web Services
3 3 (50.00%) XML
3 3 (50.00%) XSLT
3 3 (50.00%) TIBCO
3 3 (50.00%) Rendezvous
3 3 (50.00%) TIBCO Hawk
3 3 (50.00%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (50.00%) Middleware
3 3 (50.00%) XML Schema
3 3 (50.00%) SLA
3 3 (50.00%) IBM
3 3 (50.00%) CRM
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) BEA
3 3 (50.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (50.00%) TIBCO EMS
3 3 (50.00%) JSON
3 3 (50.00%) RESTful
3 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (50.00%) Kibana

Linux Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 3 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (50.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) IPsec
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security
1 1 (16.67%) SSH
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) JSON
1 3 (50.00%) Middleware
1 3 (50.00%) Rendezvous
1 3 (50.00%) RESTful
1 3 (50.00%) SOAP
1 3 (50.00%) TIBCO EMS
1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
1 3 (50.00%) XML
1 3 (50.00%) XML Schema
1 3 (50.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (16.67%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Capacity Management
1 3 (50.00%) CRM
2 2 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Kibana
1 3 (50.00%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) BEA
1 3 (50.00%) IBM
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) SAP
1 3 (50.00%) TIBCO
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Sybase