The median annual salary for a Linux Consultant was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 28 June 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 / South East
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 385 436 464
Rank change year-on-year +51 +28  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Consultant 9 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.062% 0.016% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.017% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 5
Median salary £52,500 £90,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -41.66% +63.63%  
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -33.33% -5.26%  

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 14110 17860 20459
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.64% 96.97% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 11815 15210 16682
Median salary £43,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.27% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
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 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
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 28 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
Surrey +33 5 £52,500 +5.00%
Berkshire - 4 - -
Linux Consultant
England

Linux Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) Management Information System
2 5 (45.45%) Migration
2 5 (45.45%) Information Security
2 5 (45.45%) Wireshark
2 5 (45.45%) Project Management
2 5 (45.45%) Apache
2 5 (45.45%) Open Source
2 5 (45.45%) tcpdump
2 5 (45.45%) nginx
2 5 (45.45%) SIEM
2 5 (45.45%) HAProxy
2 5 (45.45%) Private Cloud
3 4 (36.36%) CompTIA Security+
3 4 (36.36%) GPG13
3 4 (36.36%) LogRhythm
3 4 (36.36%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (36.36%) Regular Expression
3 4 (36.36%) Analytics
3 4 (36.36%) Python
3 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) CCNA
3 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
3 4 (36.36%) CISSP
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) MCSE
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server

Linux Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 5 (45.45%) Apache
1 5 (45.45%) nginx
2 4 (36.36%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (9.09%) Apache Pig
3 1 (9.09%) Apache Spark
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) tcpdump
1 5 (45.45%) Wireshark
2 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Apache Hive
2 1 (9.09%) Big Data
2 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
2 1 (9.09%) HBase
2 1 (9.09%) Sqoop
General
1 4 (36.36%) Games
2 1 (9.09%) Legal
2 1 (9.09%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Management Information System
1 5 (45.45%) Private Cloud
2 4 (36.36%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Information Security
1 5 (45.45%) Migration
1 5 (45.45%) Open Source
1 5 (45.45%) Project Management
1 5 (45.45%) SIEM
2 4 (36.36%) Analytics
3 1 (9.09%) Compliance Management
3 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (9.09%) MapReduce
3 1 (9.09%) Risk and Compliance Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
1 4 (36.36%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) CCNA
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (36.36%) CISSP
1 4 (36.36%) CompTIA Security+
1 4 (36.36%) MCP
1 4 (36.36%) MCSE
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (36.36%) Network+ Certification
1 4 (36.36%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) GPG13
1 4 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) LogRhythm
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) MapR
2 1 (9.09%) Splunk