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 June 2017.

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

Linux Specialist
England / East of England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 254 252 284
Rank change year-on-year -2 +32  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Specialist 1 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.016% 0.13% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.14% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 5
Median salary £50,000 £42,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.04% -9.67%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £40,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +23.45% -1.21%  

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 5954 6475 7992
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 97.27% 96.20% 97.48%
Number of salaries quoted 4865 5500 6591
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 June 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
Bedfordshire - 1 £50,000 -
Linux Specialist
England

Linux Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Java EE
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (50.00%) PACS
2 1 (50.00%) SSH
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle

Linux Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) IPsec
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) SSH
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) Java EE
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) Struts
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XSL
1 1 (50.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Sybase