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 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Support
Rank 293 352 326
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 9 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.088% 0.031% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.034% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 6
Average salary £65,000 £40,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+62.50% -27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,400 £40,000 £48,750
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £42,000 £58,750
UK excluding London average salary £43,900 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+25.42% -
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
9422 11918 11324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.11% 92.55% 93.05%
Number of salaries quoted 8125 10076 9811
Average salary £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Support across the City of London region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

Linux Support Salary Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (64.71%) Red Hat
2 11 (64.71%) Windows
2 11 (64.71%) Banking
2 11 (64.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (52.94%) Finance
4 8 (47.06%) Python
5 7 (41.18%) UNIX
6 6 (35.29%) Perl
7 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
7 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
7 5 (29.41%) Tomcat
7 5 (29.41%) Degree
7 5 (29.41%) Open Source
7 5 (29.41%) Emacs
7 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
8 4 (23.53%) DevOps
8 4 (23.53%) JBoss
8 4 (23.53%) Apache
8 4 (23.53%) Java
8 4 (23.53%) Oracle
9 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
9 3 (17.65%) J2EE
10 2 (11.76%) Retail
10 2 (11.76%) Debian
10 2 (11.76%) VMware
10 2 (11.76%) Ruby
10 2 (11.76%) Ubuntu
10 2 (11.76%) Retail Banking
10 2 (11.76%) WebSphere

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 5 (29.41%) Tomcat
1 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
1 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
2 4 (23.53%) JBoss
2 4 (23.53%) Apache
3 2 (11.76%) IIS
3 2 (11.76%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (11.76%) Hadoop
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
2 2 (11.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Emacs
2 2 (11.76%) JIRA
General
1 11 (64.71%) Banking
2 9 (52.94%) Finance
3 2 (11.76%) Retail
3 2 (11.76%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) J2EE
2 2 (11.76%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (11.76%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.76%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Grid Computing
3 1 (5.88%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (64.71%) Windows
2 11 (64.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (41.18%) UNIX
4 2 (11.76%) Debian
4 2 (11.76%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Open Source
2 4 (23.53%) DevOps
3 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL
4 1 (5.88%) Patch Management
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL V2
4 1 (5.88%) Analytics
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) Python
2 6 (35.29%) Perl
3 4 (23.53%) Java
4 2 (11.76%) C
4 2 (11.76%) SQL
4 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
4 2 (11.76%) Ruby
4 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.88%) MATLAB
5 1 (5.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) NFS
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Red Hat
2 4 (23.53%) Oracle
3 2 (11.76%) IBM
3 2 (11.76%) VMware