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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Support Engineer
Rank 209 220 227
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support Engineer 16 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.27% 0.14% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.15% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 2
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,350 £37,750
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £39,750
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £34,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-0.71% -13.12%
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
5436 5232 5184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.82% 93.18% 94.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3740 4034 4328
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £61,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
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 19 September 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
(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 +10 11 £30,500 -18.66%
Reading -2 3 £21,000 -
Linux Support Engineer
South East

Linux Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (75.00%) Red Hat
3 10 (62.50%) Windows
3 10 (62.50%) Plesk
4 9 (56.25%) MySQL
4 9 (56.25%) Apache
5 8 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 8 (50.00%) KVM
6 7 (43.75%) CentOS
6 7 (43.75%) VMware
6 7 (43.75%) Ubuntu
7 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
7 6 (37.50%) IIS
7 6 (37.50%) nginx
7 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (25.00%) Drupal
8 4 (25.00%) Alfresco
8 4 (25.00%) WordPress
8 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
8 4 (25.00%) VPN
8 4 (25.00%) DNS
8 4 (25.00%) SSL
8 4 (25.00%) SLA
9 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
9 3 (18.75%) HP
10 2 (12.50%) Clustering
10 2 (12.50%) EMC NetWorker
10 2 (12.50%) EMC
10 2 (12.50%) RHCE

Linux Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 9 (56.25%) Apache
2 6 (37.50%) IIS
2 6 (37.50%) nginx
3 4 (25.00%) Drupal
3 4 (25.00%) Alfresco
3 4 (25.00%) WordPress
4 1 (6.25%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (25.00%) VPN
1 4 (25.00%) DNS
1 4 (25.00%) SSL
2 2 (12.50%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) MySQL
2 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (62.50%) Windows
3 7 (43.75%) Ubuntu
3 7 (43.75%) CentOS
4 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (6.25%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) RHCE
1 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) KVM
2 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (62.50%) Plesk
2 2 (12.50%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 7 (43.75%) VMware
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 3 (18.75%) HP
4 2 (12.50%) EMC