The median annual salary for a Linux Specialist was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 23 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 / London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 607 613 668
Rank change year-on-year +6 +55  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Specialist 8 19 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.022% 0.047% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.049% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 8 15 17
Median salary £60,000 £47,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.31% -26.92%  
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 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 34741 38396 43056
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.86% 95.95% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 28207 33382 36386
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
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 London

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

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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 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
Twickenham - 4 £60,000 -
Linux Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 London region featuring Linux Specialist in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (50.00%) SQL
2 8 (50.00%) Oracle
3 7 (43.75%) Windows
4 6 (37.50%) DHCP
4 6 (37.50%) DNS
5 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
5 5 (31.25%) LAN
5 5 (31.25%) Multicast
5 5 (31.25%) Proprietary Trading
6 3 (18.75%) Finance
6 3 (18.75%) ITIL
6 3 (18.75%) Unix
6 3 (18.75%) Change Management
7 2 (12.50%) Financial Institution
7 2 (12.50%) Java
7 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
7 2 (12.50%) AIX
7 2 (12.50%) Banking
7 2 (12.50%) Degree
7 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (12.50%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 2 (12.50%) VMware
8 1 (6.25%) SolidFire
8 1 (6.25%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
8 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
8 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
8 1 (6.25%) Replication

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 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) DHCP
1 6 (37.50%) DNS
2 5 (31.25%) LAN
2 5 (31.25%) Multicast
3 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
3 1 (6.25%) NAS
3 1 (6.25%) SAN
3 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
2 2 (12.50%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Middleware
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle GoldenGate
1 1 (6.25%) SOAP
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) EMC VMAX
1 1 (6.25%) IBM XIV
1 1 (6.25%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (43.75%) Windows
3 3 (18.75%) Unix
4 2 (12.50%) AIX
5 1 (6.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Proprietary Trading
2 3 (18.75%) Change Management
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 1 (6.25%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) Java
2 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 1 (6.25%) PHP
3 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.25%) Python
3 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.25%) SRDF
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) 3PAR
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) EMC
3 1 (6.25%) IBM
3 1 (6.25%) Isilon
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.25%) SolidFire