The median annual salary for a Linux Consultant was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 22 April 2017.

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

Linux Consultant
UK
3 months to
22 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 827 922 904
Rank change year-on-year +95 -18  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Consultant 46 31 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.052% 0.030% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.031% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 39 29 62
Median salary £35,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.36% +4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £42,500 £40,150
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £90,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -40.00% -4.76%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 84900 100481 107532
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.37% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 70528 84330 87769
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Linux Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Consultant in the UK

Linux Consultant
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Linux Consultant in the UK

Linux Consultant
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Consultant over the 3 months to 22 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Consultant in the UK

Linux Consultant
Top 18 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 22 April 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
England +110 36 £37,500 -30.23%
London +83 26 £37,500 -53.12%
Edinburgh - 10 £30,000 -
Scotland - 10 £30,000 -
South East +55 4 £52,500 -41.66%
Yorkshire +19 3 - -
West Yorkshire +12 3 - -
Leeds - 3 - -
Surrey +53 2 £52,500 +5.00%
Berkshire +35 2 - -
Maidenhead - 2 - -
Worcestershire - 2 £33,750 -
West Midlands - 2 £33,750 -
East Midlands +2 1 £23,000 -45.88%
Malvern - 1 £22,500 -
Worcester - 1 £45,000 -
Leicestershire - 1 £23,000 -
Leicester - 1 £23,000 -

Linux Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 featuring Linux Consultant in the job title.

1 81 (100.00%) Linux
2 41 (50.62%) Splunk
3 29 (35.80%) Red Hat
3 29 (35.80%) Security Monitoring
4 24 (29.63%) Data Centre
4 24 (29.63%) Python
5 21 (25.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (23.46%) Windows
6 19 (23.46%) Cybersecurity
7 16 (19.75%) Active Directory
8 15 (18.52%) DevOps
9 13 (16.05%) Unix
9 13 (16.05%) Law
10 11 (13.58%) Clustering
11 10 (12.35%) CentOS
11 10 (12.35%) Perl
11 10 (12.35%) XML
12 9 (11.11%) JavaScript
12 9 (11.11%) Degree
12 9 (11.11%) Driving Licence
13 8 (9.88%) Bash Shell
13 8 (9.88%) Legal
13 8 (9.88%) Java
13 8 (9.88%) Project Management
14 7 (8.64%) Change Management
14 7 (8.64%) Finance
14 7 (8.64%) VMware
14 7 (8.64%) Amazon AWS
14 7 (8.64%) PowerShell
14 7 (8.64%) Presales

Linux Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.47%) Apache
2 2 (2.47%) nginx
2 2 (2.47%) Tuxedo
3 1 (1.23%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.23%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.23%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.64%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.23%) CloudFront
3 1 (1.23%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.94%) SAN
1 4 (4.94%) tcpdump
2 2 (2.47%) DHCP
2 2 (2.47%) FTP
2 2 (2.47%) LDAP
2 2 (2.47%) NAS
2 2 (2.47%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.47%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.17%) SAP HANA
1 5 (6.17%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.94%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.70%) DB2
3 3 (3.70%) RDBMS
3 3 (3.70%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.47%) Adabas
4 2 (2.47%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.23%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.23%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.23%) Big Data
5 1 (1.23%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.23%) HBase
5 1 (1.23%) MySQL
5 1 (1.23%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 6 (7.41%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.23%) GoCD
General
1 13 (16.05%) Law
2 8 (9.88%) Legal
3 7 (8.64%) Finance
4 3 (3.70%) Swedish Language
5 2 (2.47%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.35%) XML
2 3 (3.70%) Web Services
3 2 (2.47%) Regular Expression
4 1 (1.23%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (1.23%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 24 (29.63%) Data Centre
2 11 (13.58%) Clustering
3 9 (11.11%) Driving Licence
4 5 (6.17%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.94%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.94%) LPAR
6 3 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (2.47%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (2.47%) Mainframe
7 2 (2.47%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 81 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (25.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (23.46%) Windows
4 13 (16.05%) Unix
5 10 (12.35%) CentOS
6 5 (6.17%) Debian
6 5 (6.17%) Ubuntu
7 2 (2.47%) AIX
8 1 (1.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (35.80%) Security Monitoring
2 19 (23.46%) Cybersecurity
3 15 (18.52%) DevOps
4 8 (9.88%) Project Management
5 7 (8.64%) Change Management
5 7 (8.64%) Presales
6 5 (6.17%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (6.17%) Information Security
6 5 (6.17%) SDLC
6 5 (6.17%) SIEM
7 4 (4.94%) High Availability
7 4 (4.94%) Migration
7 4 (4.94%) UML
8 3 (3.70%) Compliance Management
8 3 (3.70%) ITIL
8 3 (3.70%) Mathematics
8 3 (3.70%) Open Source
8 3 (3.70%) Regression Testing
8 3 (3.70%) Risk and Compliance Management
8 3 (3.70%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 24 (29.63%) Python
2 10 (12.35%) Perl
3 9 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 8 (9.88%) Bash Shell
4 8 (9.88%) Java
5 7 (8.64%) PowerShell
6 6 (7.41%) Shell Script
7 4 (4.94%) SQL
8 3 (3.70%) PHP
8 3 (3.70%) Ruby
9 2 (2.47%) Assembly Language
9 2 (2.47%) COBOL
9 2 (2.47%) Jython
10 1 (1.23%) C
10 1 (1.23%) C#
10 1 (1.23%) C++
10 1 (1.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (11.11%) Degree
2 3 (3.70%) AWS Certification
3 2 (2.47%) CCNA
3 2 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.47%) CISSP
3 2 (2.47%) CompTIA Security+
3 2 (2.47%) MCP
3 2 (2.47%) MCSE
3 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.47%) Network+ Certification
3 2 (2.47%) Security+ Certification
4 1 (1.23%) LPIC
4 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.94%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.47%) GPG13
2 2 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (19.75%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.17%) Docker
3 2 (2.47%) NFS
3 2 (2.47%) PowerHA
3 2 (2.47%) Samba
3 2 (2.47%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.23%) HDFS
4 1 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (7.41%) Puppet
2 5 (6.17%) Ansible
3 4 (4.94%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (4.94%) Terraform
4 3 (3.70%) SELinux
5 2 (2.47%) HAProxy
6 1 (1.23%) Graphite
6 1 (1.23%) Kibana
6 1 (1.23%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.23%) Linux-HA
6 1 (1.23%) logstash
6 1 (1.23%) Nagios
6 1 (1.23%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 41 (50.62%) Splunk
2 29 (35.80%) Red Hat
3 7 (8.64%) VMware
4 6 (7.41%) Oracle
5 5 (6.17%) SAP
6 4 (4.94%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.47%) LogRhythm
7 2 (2.47%) Micro Focus
7 2 (2.47%) Veritas
8 1 (1.23%) Google
8 1 (1.23%) MapR
8 1 (1.23%) Rackspace
8 1 (1.23%) SaltStack
8 1 (1.23%) Sybase