The median annual salary for a Linux Consultant was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

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

Linux Consultant
England / London
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 567 655 635
Rank change year-on-year +88 -20  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Consultant 25 9 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.073% 0.021% 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.076% 0.022% 0.089%
Number of salaries quoted 22 9 36
Median salary £37,500 £80,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -53.12% +45.45%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £52,000 £51,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -40.00% -4.76%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in 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
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 32705 40728 42746
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.63% 95.97% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 27525 35261 35942
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +1.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Linux Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Consultant in London

Linux Consultant
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Linux Consultant in London

Linux Consultant
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Consultant in London over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Consultant in London

Linux Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 April 2017, Linux Consultant 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 London region featuring Linux Consultant in the job title.

1 40 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (60.00%) Splunk
3 16 (40.00%) Data Centre
4 15 (37.50%) Security Monitoring
4 15 (37.50%) Red Hat
4 15 (37.50%) Windows
5 12 (30.00%) Python
5 12 (30.00%) Clustering
6 11 (27.50%) Unix
7 9 (22.50%) XML
7 9 (22.50%) JavaScript
7 9 (22.50%) Perl
7 9 (22.50%) Active Directory
7 9 (22.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (22.50%) Driving Licence
8 8 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
8 8 (20.00%) Change Management
9 7 (17.50%) Law
10 5 (12.50%) Shell Script
10 5 (12.50%) SDLC
10 5 (12.50%) DevOps
10 5 (12.50%) PowerShell
10 5 (12.50%) Bash Shell
10 5 (12.50%) Presales
11 4 (10.00%) Project Management
12 3 (7.50%) Legal
12 3 (7.50%) Degree
12 3 (7.50%) NAS
12 3 (7.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 3 (7.50%) LPAR

Linux Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.00%) Tuxedo
2 1 (2.50%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.50%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) DHCP
1 3 (7.50%) FTP
1 3 (7.50%) LDAP
1 3 (7.50%) NAS
1 3 (7.50%) SAN
1 3 (7.50%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) DB2
1 3 (7.50%) RDBMS
1 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.00%) Adabas
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (17.50%) Law
2 3 (7.50%) Legal
3 1 (2.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (22.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 12 (30.00%) Clustering
3 9 (22.50%) Driving Licence
4 3 (7.50%) LPAR
5 2 (5.00%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 40 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (37.50%) Windows
3 11 (27.50%) Unix
4 9 (22.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (37.50%) Security Monitoring
2 8 (20.00%) Change Management
2 8 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (12.50%) DevOps
3 5 (12.50%) Presales
3 5 (12.50%) SDLC
4 4 (10.00%) Project Management
5 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (7.50%) ITIL
6 2 (5.00%) Migration
6 2 (5.00%) Product Management
7 1 (2.50%) Capacity Management
7 1 (2.50%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (2.50%) IT Strategy
7 1 (2.50%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.50%) Open Source
7 1 (2.50%) Service Management
7 1 (2.50%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (2.50%) UML
7 1 (2.50%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.00%) Python
2 9 (22.50%) JavaScript
2 9 (22.50%) Perl
3 5 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 5 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 5 (12.50%) Shell Script
4 3 (7.50%) Java
5 2 (5.00%) Assembly Language
5 2 (5.00%) COBOL
6 1 (2.50%) C
6 1 (2.50%) C#
6 1 (2.50%) C++
6 1 (2.50%) SQL
6 1 (2.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (22.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.50%) NFS
2 3 (7.50%) Samba
2 3 (7.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (60.00%) Splunk
2 15 (37.50%) Red Hat
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle
3 3 (7.50%) Veritas
4 2 (5.00%) Micro Focus
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.50%) Rackspace
5 1 (2.50%) Sybase
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