Period
to 23 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Linux Specialist was - in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

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

Senior Linux Specialist
UK
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 1189 1248
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Specialist 0 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.002% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.002% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 10
UK median annual salary - £50,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -13.04% -42.50%
UK excluding London median annual salary - £52,250 £57,500
% change year-on-year - -9.13% +2.68%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 167,793 169,672 200,153
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.11% 96.47% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 136,587 141,257 167,368
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

Senior Linux Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Linux Specialist in the UK

Senior Linux Specialist
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Senior Linux Specialist in the UK