The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Support Engineer
Rank 207 170 203
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support Engineer 16 56 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.31% 1.02% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 1.07% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 16 53 23
Average salary £32,500 £42,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.61% +2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £23,800
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £47,500 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £40,000 £32,750
% change year-on-year
-17.50% +22.13%
Linux Support Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4835 5244 5186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.69% 95.82% 95.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3948 3896 3785
Average salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Linux Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux Support Engineer in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Linux Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Support Engineer across the Berkshire region.

Linux Support Engineer Salary Trend in Berkshire

Linux Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Support Engineer across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Linux Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Linux Support Engineer
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Support Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough -5 6 £21,500 -48.80% 3
Reading -17 5 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Bracknell -7 1 £40,000 -11.11%
Linux Support Engineer
South East

Linux Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Linux Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Linux Support Engineer in their job title.

1 39 (100.00%) Linux
2 26 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 24 (61.54%) Windows
4 23 (58.97%) CentOS
4 23 (58.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (53.85%) Ubuntu
6 20 (51.28%) TCP/IP
7 19 (48.72%) Debian
8 15 (38.46%) Active Directory
9 12 (30.77%) VMware
10 10 (25.64%) Unix
11 7 (17.95%) LAN
11 7 (17.95%) WAN
12 6 (15.38%) SQL
12 6 (15.38%) Windows Server
12 6 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
13 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (12.82%) ITIL
14 4 (10.26%) Perl
14 4 (10.26%) Apache
14 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (10.26%) Windows 7
15 3 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
15 3 (7.69%) CEH
15 3 (7.69%) Degree
15 3 (7.69%) CISSP
15 3 (7.69%) JBoss
16 2 (5.13%) Solaris

Linux Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Linux Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Linux Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (10.26%) Apache
2 3 (7.69%) JBoss
3 2 (5.13%) Alfresco
3 2 (5.13%) CMS
3 2 (5.13%) Drupal
3 2 (5.13%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.13%) WordPress
4 1 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (51.28%) TCP/IP
2 7 (17.95%) LAN
2 7 (17.95%) WAN
3 2 (5.13%) DNS
3 2 (5.13%) Network Security
3 2 (5.13%) SNMP
3 2 (5.13%) SSL
3 2 (5.13%) VPN
4 1 (2.56%) Firewall
4 1 (2.56%) HTTP
4 1 (2.56%) LDAP
4 1 (2.56%) NAS
4 1 (2.56%) SAN
4 1 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) MySQL
1 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
1 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (2.56%) Retail
1 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) XML
2 1 (2.56%) .NET
2 1 (2.56%) HTML
2 1 (2.56%) J2EE
2 1 (2.56%) LAMP
2 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.56%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (61.54%) Windows
3 23 (58.97%) CentOS
3 23 (58.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (53.85%) Ubuntu
5 19 (48.72%) Debian
6 10 (25.64%) Unix
7 6 (15.38%) Windows Server
8 4 (10.26%) Windows 7
8 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (5.13%) Solaris
10 1 (2.56%) AIX
10 1 (2.56%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.82%) ITIL
2 3 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (5.13%) Migration
4 1 (2.56%) High Availability
4 1 (2.56%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.56%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.56%) Service Management
4 1 (2.56%) Trend Analysis
4 1 (2.56%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.38%) SQL
2 4 (10.26%) Perl
3 2 (5.13%) Bash Shell
3 2 (5.13%) Java
4 1 (2.56%) C
4 1 (2.56%) C++
4 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) CEH
1 3 (7.69%) CISSP
1 3 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 6 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.56%) Firmware
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) cPanel
1 2 (5.13%) Plesk
2 1 (2.56%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.56%) OpenAM
2 1 (2.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 12 (30.77%) VMware
3 2 (5.13%) Cisco
3 2 (5.13%) HP
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle
4 1 (2.56%) Sun
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