The median annual salary for a Linux Consultant was £78,750 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Consultant
England / South East
Rank 379 453 434
Rank change year-on-year +74 -19  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Consultant 2 7 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.013% 0.036% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.038% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 10
Median salary £78,750 £42,500 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +85.29% -2.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £71,750 £42,500 £41,250
10% offered a salary of more than £85,750 £92,500 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -33.33% -10.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14422 18600 19935
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.51% 96.65% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12036 15863 16077
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Linux Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Consultant in the South East

Linux Consultant
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Linux Consultant in the South East

Linux Consultant
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Consultant in the South East over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Consultant in the South East

Linux Consultant
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Consultant within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
Berkshire +33 2 £78,750 +85.29%
Linux Consultant
England

Linux Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 South East region featuring Linux Consultant in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (50.00%) SELinux
2 3 (50.00%) UML
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (50.00%) CentOS
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
3 1 (16.67%) Apache Hive
3 1 (16.67%) Splunk
3 1 (16.67%) SIEM
3 1 (16.67%) MapReduce
3 1 (16.67%) HBase
3 1 (16.67%) Big Data
3 1 (16.67%) Apache Pig
3 1 (16.67%) Sqoop
3 1 (16.67%) MapR
3 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Legal
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) OO

Linux Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 (16.67%) Apache Pig
1 1 (16.67%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Apache Hive
1 1 (16.67%) Big Data
1 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
1 1 (16.67%) HBase
1 1 (16.67%) Sqoop
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Legal
1 1 (16.67%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) XBRL
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) CentOS
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Compliance Management
2 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security
2 1 (16.67%) MapReduce
2 1 (16.67%) OO
2 1 (16.67%) Risk and Compliance Management
2 1 (16.67%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) SELinux
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) MapR
2 1 (16.67%) Splunk