The median annual salary for a Linux Specialist was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 27 March 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 / South East
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 386 439 463
Rank change year-on-year +53 +24  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Specialist 3 19 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.020% 0.099% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.10% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 3 19 2
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.27%  

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 14386 18632 20289
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.50% 96.66% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 12028 15887 16329
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £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 Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Specialist in the South East

Linux Specialist
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Linux Specialist in the South East

Linux Specialist
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 Specialist within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 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 +39 3 £50,000 +17.64%
Linux Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 South East region featuring Linux Specialist in the job title.

1 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (84.62%) Red Hat
3 15 (57.69%) Windows
4 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
5 11 (42.31%) CentOS
6 10 (38.46%) Linux Command Line
6 10 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (38.46%) Veritas
6 10 (38.46%) Perl
6 10 (38.46%) Python
6 10 (38.46%) MS Excel
6 10 (38.46%) ITSM
6 10 (38.46%) RHCA
6 10 (38.46%) Incident Management
7 9 (34.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (30.77%) VMware
9 7 (26.92%) Clustering
9 7 (26.92%) Problem Management
9 7 (26.92%) Red Hat Satellite
9 7 (26.92%) Puppet
10 4 (15.38%) Unix
11 3 (11.54%) Veeam
11 3 (11.54%) EMC
11 3 (11.54%) CommVault
11 3 (11.54%) NetApp
11 3 (11.54%) Java
11 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
11 3 (11.54%) JBoss
11 3 (11.54%) Informix
11 3 (11.54%) Apache

Linux Specialist 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 3 (11.54%) Apache
1 3 (11.54%) JBoss
1 3 (11.54%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (38.46%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Firewall
2 2 (7.69%) DNS
3 1 (3.85%) NAS
3 1 (3.85%) SAN
3 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) DB2
1 3 (11.54%) Informix
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Legal
2 1 (3.85%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) Linux Command Line
2 7 (26.92%) Clustering
3 2 (7.69%) Replication
4 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (57.69%) Windows
3 11 (42.31%) CentOS
4 9 (34.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (15.38%) Unix
6 3 (11.54%) AIX
6 3 (11.54%) HPUX
7 2 (7.69%) Solaris
7 2 (7.69%) SUSE
8 1 (3.85%) Debian
8 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
8 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Incident Management
1 10 (38.46%) ITSM
2 7 (26.92%) Problem Management
3 2 (7.69%) Data Protection
3 2 (7.69%) Information Management
3 2 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.85%) Data Management
4 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (3.85%) Line Management
4 1 (3.85%) Security Patching
4 1 (3.85%) Threat Detection
4 1 (3.85%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) Perl
1 10 (38.46%) Python
2 3 (11.54%) Java
2 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (38.46%) RHCA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.69%) Firmware
1 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) Puppet
1 7 (26.92%) Red Hat Satellite
2 2 (7.69%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (3.85%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.85%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (3.85%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.85%) SCSM
3 1 (3.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 22 (84.62%) Red Hat
2 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 10 (38.46%) Veritas
4 8 (30.77%) VMware
5 3 (11.54%) arcserve
5 3 (11.54%) CommVault
5 3 (11.54%) EMC
5 3 (11.54%) NetApp
5 3 (11.54%) Oracle
5 3 (11.54%) Sybase
5 3 (11.54%) Veeam
6 2 (7.69%) Adobe
6 2 (7.69%) HP
7 1 (3.85%) 3PAR
7 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
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