Period
to 21 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Linux Consultant was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 July 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
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1093 1237 1207
Rank change year-on-year +144 -30 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Consultant 99 44 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.055% 0.022% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.022% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 74 42 91
UK median annual salary £35,000 £53,750 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -34.88% -2.27% +6.80%
10th Percentile £27,000 £41,250 £40,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £95,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £30,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -36.84% - +17.28%

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 171314 195618 214070
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.01% 96.50% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 139663 164331 175586
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Linux Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Linux Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Consultant in the UK

Linux Consultant
Top 11 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 6 months to 21 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +104 68 £37,500 -28.57% 3
UK excluding London +111 51 £30,000 -36.84% 4
London +90 46 £35,000 -50.00%
Scotland - 31 £30,000 - 1
South East +84 11 £52,500 -41.67% 2
Midlands +38 5 £45,000 +5.88% 1
North of England -22 4 £32,500 -27.78%
East Midlands +24 3 £45,000 +5.88%
Yorkshire +23 3 - -
West Midlands - 2 £33,750 - 1
North West -14 1 £32,500 -27.78%

Linux Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 99 (100.00%) Linux
2 48 (48.48%) Red Hat
3 45 (45.45%) Splunk
4 42 (42.42%) Security Monitoring
5 29 (29.29%) Law
5 29 (29.29%) Unix
6 27 (27.27%) Python
7 26 (26.26%) Data Centre
8 24 (24.24%) Analytics
9 21 (21.21%) Windows
10 20 (20.20%) Data Analytics
10 20 (20.20%) Big Data
10 20 (20.20%) Big Data Analytics
11 19 (19.19%) Programme Delivery
12 18 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 18 (18.18%) Clustering
12 18 (18.18%) Active Directory
12 18 (18.18%) Puppet
13 17 (17.17%) Finance
14 16 (16.16%) ITIL
15 15 (15.15%) SAN
15 15 (15.15%) Change Management
15 15 (15.15%) DevOps
16 14 (14.14%) Opscode Chef
16 14 (14.14%) Cybersecurity
16 14 (14.14%) AIX
16 14 (14.14%) Perl
16 14 (14.14%) PHP
17 13 (13.13%) High Availability
17 13 (13.13%) PowerShell

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 6 (6.06%) Apache
2 5 (5.05%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (5.05%) nginx
3 2 (2.02%) Tuxedo
4 1 (1.01%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.01%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.01%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.01%) CloudFront
3 1 (1.01%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.15%) SAN
2 9 (9.09%) tcpdump
3 7 (7.07%) TCP/IP
4 5 (5.05%) Wireshark
5 4 (4.04%) DHCP
5 4 (4.04%) FTP
5 4 (4.04%) LDAP
5 4 (4.04%) NAS
6 1 (1.01%) LAN
6 1 (1.01%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (20.20%) Big Data
2 7 (7.07%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.04%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.02%) Adabas
4 2 (2.02%) Blockchain
4 2 (2.02%) DB2
4 2 (2.02%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.02%) MySQL
4 2 (2.02%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.02%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.01%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 5 (5.05%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.01%) GoCD
General
1 29 (29.29%) Law
2 17 (17.17%) Finance
3 4 (4.04%) Banking
3 4 (4.04%) Games
4 3 (3.03%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.04%) Regular Expression
2 3 (3.03%) XML
3 2 (2.02%) RESTful
3 2 (2.02%) SOAP
3 2 (2.02%) Web Services
4 1 (1.01%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (1.01%) HTML
4 1 (1.01%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 26 (26.26%) Data Centre
2 18 (18.18%) Clustering
3 11 (11.11%) Replication
4 5 (5.05%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.05%) Private Cloud
5 4 (4.04%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.04%) Cyberthreat
5 4 (4.04%) LPAR
6 3 (3.03%) Driving Licence
6 3 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (2.02%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.01%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.01%) CMDB
8 1 (1.01%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 99 (100.00%) Linux
2 29 (29.29%) Unix
3 21 (21.21%) Windows
4 18 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (14.14%) AIX
6 1 (1.01%) CentOS
6 1 (1.01%) HPUX
6 1 (1.01%) Solaris
6 1 (1.01%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (42.42%) Security Monitoring
2 24 (24.24%) Analytics
3 20 (20.20%) Big Data Analytics
3 20 (20.20%) Data Analytics
4 19 (19.19%) Programme Delivery
5 16 (16.16%) ITIL
6 15 (15.15%) Change Management
6 15 (15.15%) DevOps
7 14 (14.14%) Cybersecurity
8 13 (13.13%) High Availability
9 11 (11.11%) Configuration Management
9 11 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (11.11%) Identity Management
10 9 (9.09%) Project Management
11 8 (8.08%) Migration
11 8 (8.08%) SDLC
12 6 (6.06%) Open Source
12 6 (6.06%) Presales
13 4 (4.04%) Information Security
13 4 (4.04%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 27 (27.27%) Python
2 14 (14.14%) Perl
2 14 (14.14%) PHP
3 13 (13.13%) PowerShell
4 12 (12.12%) Bash Shell
5 11 (11.11%) C
6 9 (9.09%) Java
7 8 (8.08%) Shell Script
8 4 (4.04%) SQL
9 3 (3.03%) JavaScript
9 3 (3.03%) Ruby
10 2 (2.02%) Assembly Language
10 2 (2.02%) C#
10 2 (2.02%) COBOL
10 2 (2.02%) Groovy
10 2 (2.02%) Jython
11 1 (1.01%) Korn
Qualifications
1 9 (9.09%) Degree
2 4 (4.04%) CCNA
2 4 (4.04%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (4.04%) CISSP
2 4 (4.04%) CompTIA Security+
2 4 (4.04%) MCP
2 4 (4.04%) MCSE
2 4 (4.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (4.04%) Network+ Certification
2 4 (4.04%) Security+ Certification
3 3 (3.03%) AWS Certification
4 2 (2.02%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.01%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.04%) GPG13
1 4 (4.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.01%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 11 (11.11%) RHEV
3 5 (5.05%) Samba
4 4 (4.04%) Docker
4 4 (4.04%) NFS
4 4 (4.04%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.01%) Firmware
6 1 (1.01%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (18.18%) Puppet
2 14 (14.14%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (11.11%) Control-M
3 11 (11.11%) Rundeck
3 11 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 5 (5.05%) HAProxy
5 4 (4.04%) Ansible
6 3 (3.03%) Terraform
7 1 (1.01%) Graphite
7 1 (1.01%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (1.01%) Kibana
7 1 (1.01%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.01%) logstash
7 1 (1.01%) Nagios
Vendors
1 48 (48.48%) Red Hat
2 45 (45.45%) Splunk
3 12 (12.12%) EMC
4 5 (5.05%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.05%) Oracle
5 4 (4.04%) LogRhythm
5 4 (4.04%) Veritas
6 2 (2.02%) Micro Focus
6 2 (2.02%) VMware
7 1 (1.01%) HP
7 1 (1.01%) IBM
7 1 (1.01%) Rackspace
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