Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Linux Specialist was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 17 November 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 > London
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 831 837 902
Rank change year-on-year +6 +65 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Specialist 9 20 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.012% 0.026% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.027% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 8 18 21
London median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% -19.23% +8.33%
10th Percentile £37,500 £42,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £65,625 £59,875 £106,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +16.67% -14.29% +5.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 71246 73011 85823
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.34% 95.97% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 56013 63062 72818
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £31,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Linux Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Specialist in London

Linux Specialist
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Linux Specialist in London

Linux Specialist
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Specialist in London over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Specialist in London

Linux Specialist
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Specialist within the London region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West London - 4 £50,000 - 1
Central London +7 1 - - 1
Linux Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 London region featuring Linux Specialist in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Python
2 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle
3 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 3 (33.33%) Unix
3 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Middleware
4 2 (22.22%) DHCP
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (22.22%) Solaris
4 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
4 2 (22.22%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) PHP
4 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
4 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Puppet
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
4 2 (22.22%) DevOps
4 2 (22.22%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (11.11%) Catastrophe Modelling
5 1 (11.11%) Grafana
5 1 (11.11%) Open Source
5 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell

Linux Specialist 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 (22.22%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) DNS
1 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (22.22%) DHCP
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (11.11%) Blockchain
2 1 (11.11%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (11.11%) Artifactory
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Unix
3 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (22.22%) Solaris
4 1 (11.11%) CentOS
4 1 (11.11%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) DevOps
2 1 (11.11%) Catastrophe Modelling
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
2 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
2 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Python
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) PHP
3 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
4 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
4 1 (11.11%) Perl
4 1 (11.11%) Ruby
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) iptables
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Puppet
2 1 (11.11%) Ansible
2 1 (11.11%) Cacti
2 1 (11.11%) Grafana
2 1 (11.11%) Icinga
2 1 (11.11%) Nagios
2 1 (11.11%) NetBackup
2 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (11.11%) Salt
2 1 (11.11%) SELinux
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
1 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Atlassian
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco