The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Support role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux Support in their job title over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Support
Rank 307 315 336
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 9 16 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.079% 0.14% 0.094%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.085% 0.15% 0.100%
Number of salaries quoted 8 16 12
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +96.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £42,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,650 £105,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.51% +1.53%
Linux Support
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
10586 11026 12043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.93% 93.10% 93.92%
Number of salaries quoted 8925 9669 11044
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Linux Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Linux Support Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Linux Support
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Linux Support Salary Trend in the City of London

Linux Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Linux Support 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 in their job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (90.91%) Red Hat
2 10 (90.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (63.64%) Windows
4 5 (45.45%) UNIX
4 5 (45.45%) VMware
5 4 (36.36%) MySQL
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
6 3 (27.27%) Java
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 3 (27.27%) JBoss
6 3 (27.27%) Apache
6 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
6 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
7 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
7 2 (18.18%) Debian
7 2 (18.18%) Cisco
7 2 (18.18%) HP
7 2 (18.18%) EMC
7 2 (18.18%) Perl
7 2 (18.18%) SQL
7 2 (18.18%) Oracle
7 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
7 2 (18.18%) Ubuntu
7 2 (18.18%) Korn
7 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
7 2 (18.18%) Java EE
7 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
7 2 (18.18%) MongoDB

Linux Support
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Linux Support 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 in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (27.27%) Apache
1 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
2 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
3 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) MySQL
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
3 1 (9.09%) DB2
General
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
1 1 (9.09%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Java EE
2 1 (9.09%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (90.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (63.64%) Windows
4 5 (45.45%) UNIX
5 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (18.18%) Debian
6 2 (18.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) Perl
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
2 2 (18.18%) Korn
2 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Red Hat
2 5 (45.45%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) JBoss
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) HP
4 2 (18.18%) EMC
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle