The first table below looks at the demand 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 15 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
15 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Support Engineer
Rank 206 205 230
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support Engineer 15 15 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.25% 0.28% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.30% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 14 13 3
Average salary £30,000 £23,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.43% -36.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,000 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £48,000 £44,100
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £31,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.29% -11.42%
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5513 5025 5880
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.13% 93.49% 94.78%
Number of salaries quoted 4027 3979 5054
Average salary £45,000 £43,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £61,350
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Linux Support Engineer
South East

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 15 April 2014.

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 15 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Reading -9 9 £28,750 +25.00%
Slough +4 5 £30,000 -40.00%
Windsor - 1 £35,000 -
Linux Support Engineer
South East

Linux Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 15 April 2014, 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 30 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (70.00%) Red Hat
3 20 (66.67%) VMware
4 19 (63.33%) Plesk
5 18 (60.00%) CMS
5 18 (60.00%) Alfresco
5 18 (60.00%) WordPress
5 18 (60.00%) Drupal
6 17 (56.67%) Apache
6 17 (56.67%) SQL Server
6 17 (56.67%) IIS
6 17 (56.67%) Windows
7 16 (53.33%) MySQL
7 16 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 16 (53.33%) Ubuntu
7 16 (53.33%) CentOS
8 15 (50.00%) nginx
8 15 (50.00%) Migration
8 15 (50.00%) Perl
8 15 (50.00%) PHP
8 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
8 15 (50.00%) Python
9 14 (46.67%) Degree
10 12 (40.00%) FTP
11 11 (36.67%) Salesforce.com
11 11 (36.67%) SQL Server 2005
11 11 (36.67%) SQL Server 2008
12 10 (33.33%) VMware ESX
12 10 (33.33%) SLA
12 10 (33.33%) vSphere

Linux Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 15 April 2014, 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 18 (60.00%) CMS
1 18 (60.00%) Alfresco
1 18 (60.00%) WordPress
1 18 (60.00%) Drupal
2 17 (56.67%) Apache
2 17 (56.67%) IIS
3 15 (50.00%) nginx
4 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (30.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (40.00%) FTP
2 5 (16.67%) HTTP
2 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 5 (16.67%) Internet
3 4 (13.33%) SMTP
3 4 (13.33%) VPN
3 4 (13.33%) DNS
4 3 (10.00%) SSL
5 2 (6.67%) SAN
6 1 (3.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (56.67%) SQL Server
2 16 (53.33%) MySQL
3 11 (36.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (36.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (13.33%) Relational Database
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Clustering
1 6 (20.00%) Replication
2 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (56.67%) Windows
3 16 (53.33%) Ubuntu
3 16 (53.33%) CentOS
4 3 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (6.67%) Solaris
5 2 (6.67%) SUSE
6 1 (3.33%) Debian
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.33%) UNIX
6 1 (3.33%) AIX
6 1 (3.33%) HPUX
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) Migration
2 5 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (13.33%) Database Tuning
4 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.33%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.33%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 15 (50.00%) Perl
1 15 (50.00%) PHP
1 15 (50.00%) Python
2 9 (30.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (46.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 10 (33.33%) vSphere
3 6 (20.00%) KVM
4 1 (3.33%) Xen
4 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 19 (63.33%) Plesk
Vendors
1 21 (70.00%) Red Hat
2 20 (66.67%) VMware
3 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (36.67%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.33%) Hitachi
5 1 (3.33%) Sun
5 1 (3.33%) EMC