The median annual salary for a Linux Specialist was £52,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 29 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
UK > England
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 856 873 915
Rank change year-on-year +17 +42  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Specialist 17 55 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.020% 0.060% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.062% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 16 44 32
England median annual salary £52,000 £41,250 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.06% -12.23%  
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,375 £26,400
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,375 £67,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £42,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year +19.04% -10.63%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 80155 88904 100680
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.94% 96.51% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 269837 336665 384213
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.05% +5.55%  

Linux Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Linux Specialist in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Linux Specialist in England

Linux Specialist
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Linux Specialist in England

Linux Specialist
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Specialist in England over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Specialist in England

Linux Specialist
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 29 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
London +15 8 £60,000 +26.31%
West Midlands +21 5 £50,000 +36.98%
Midlands +15 5 £50,000 +35.13%
North of England -12 2 £26,500 -32.48% 3
Yorkshire -3 1 - - 1
East of England -20 1 £50,000 +19.04%
North West -36 1 £26,500 - 2
South West - 1 £50,000 -
Linux Specialist
UK

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 England region featuring Linux Specialist in the job title.

1 43 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (46.51%) Unix
3 19 (44.19%) Red Hat
4 15 (34.88%) NetApp
4 15 (34.88%) Windows
4 15 (34.88%) Oracle
5 13 (30.23%) SQL
6 12 (27.91%) VMware
6 12 (27.91%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (25.58%) Active Directory
8 10 (23.26%) Solaris
8 10 (23.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (20.93%) Capacity Planning
9 9 (20.93%) Change Control
9 9 (20.93%) ITIL
9 9 (20.93%) SAN
10 8 (18.60%) DNS
10 8 (18.60%) Python
10 8 (18.60%) Finance
11 7 (16.28%) DHCP
12 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
12 6 (13.95%) AIX
12 6 (13.95%) HPUX
12 6 (13.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (13.95%) Windows Server
13 5 (11.63%) Proprietary Trading
13 5 (11.63%) Multicast
13 5 (11.63%) SUSE
13 5 (11.63%) Perl
13 5 (11.63%) Java

Linux Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 2 (4.65%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (4.65%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.33%) Apache
2 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.33%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.93%) SAN
2 8 (18.60%) DNS
3 7 (16.28%) DHCP
4 5 (11.63%) LAN
4 5 (11.63%) Multicast
5 4 (9.30%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.65%) Firewall
7 1 (2.33%) AMQP
7 1 (2.33%) Ethernet
7 1 (2.33%) HTTP
7 1 (2.33%) Internet
7 1 (2.33%) IPsec
7 1 (2.33%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.33%) NAS
7 1 (2.33%) Network Security
7 1 (2.33%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (2.33%) SSH
7 1 (2.33%) SSL
7 1 (2.33%) VPN
7 1 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) DB2
1 3 (6.98%) Informix
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (4.65%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.65%) MySQL
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.33%) MariaDB
3 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (18.60%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Banking
3 2 (4.65%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) POSIX
1 3 (6.98%) Web Services
2 2 (4.65%) Middleware
3 1 (2.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.33%) J2EE
3 1 (2.33%) Java EE
3 1 (2.33%) LAMP
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (2.33%) SOAP
3 1 (2.33%) Spring
3 1 (2.33%) Struts
3 1 (2.33%) XML
3 1 (2.33%) XSL
3 1 (2.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.98%) Replication
3 1 (2.33%) Clustering
3 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.33%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.33%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.33%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.33%) IBM XIV
3 1 (2.33%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.33%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 43 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (46.51%) Unix
3 15 (34.88%) Windows
4 10 (23.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (23.26%) Solaris
5 6 (13.95%) AIX
5 6 (13.95%) HPUX
5 6 (13.95%) Windows Server
6 5 (11.63%) SUSE
7 4 (9.30%) CentOS
8 1 (2.33%) Android
8 1 (2.33%) Debian
8 1 (2.33%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (2.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.93%) Capacity Planning
1 9 (20.93%) Change Control
1 9 (20.93%) ITIL
2 5 (11.63%) Proprietary Trading
3 4 (9.30%) Service Management
4 3 (6.98%) Change Management
4 3 (6.98%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (6.98%) Proactive Monitoring
5 2 (4.65%) Configuration Management
5 2 (4.65%) Data Protection
5 2 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.65%) Incident Management
5 2 (4.65%) Information Management
5 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (4.65%) ITIL V3
5 2 (4.65%) Line Management
5 2 (4.65%) Problem Management
5 2 (4.65%) Software Engineering
5 2 (4.65%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 2 (4.65%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.23%) SQL
2 8 (18.60%) Python
3 5 (11.63%) Java
3 5 (11.63%) Perl
3 5 (11.63%) PL/SQL
4 4 (9.30%) Bash Shell
4 4 (9.30%) Shell Script
5 3 (6.98%) AWK
5 3 (6.98%) Korn
5 3 (6.98%) sed
6 2 (4.65%) PHP
6 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.33%) C
7 1 (2.33%) C++
7 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (9.30%) Degree
3 1 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 12 (27.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (25.58%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.65%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (2.33%) iptables
4 1 (2.33%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (2.33%) Ansible
2 1 (2.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.33%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (2.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 19 (44.19%) Red Hat
2 15 (34.88%) NetApp
2 15 (34.88%) Oracle
3 12 (27.91%) VMware
4 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
5 5 (11.63%) Veritas
6 4 (9.30%) EMC
6 4 (9.30%) HP
6 4 (9.30%) IBM
6 4 (9.30%) Sybase
7 3 (6.98%) arcserve
7 3 (6.98%) CommVault
7 3 (6.98%) Sun
7 3 (6.98%) Veeam
8 1 (2.33%) 3PAR
8 1 (2.33%) Cisco
8 1 (2.33%) Google
8 1 (2.33%) Hitachi
8 1 (2.33%) Isilon
8 1 (2.33%) SolidFire
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