The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Colchester 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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Support
Rank 28 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 0.60% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £50,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £41,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-18.29% +17.14%
Linux Support
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Colchester 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
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
159 169 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 95.78% 96.57% 98.72%
Number of salaries quoted 145 137 133
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Linux Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

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

Linux Support Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

Linux Support
Salary Trend in Colchester

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

Linux Support Salary Trend in Colchester

Linux Support
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Colchester 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Management
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Capacity Management
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) RHCE
3 1 (33.33%) AIX
3 1 (33.33%) HPUX
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) Debian
3 1 (33.33%) Fedora
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) CentOS

Linux Support
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Colchester 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.

Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Debian
3 1 (33.33%) Fedora
3 1 (33.33%) AIX
3 1 (33.33%) HPUX
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) CentOS
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) Service Management
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Management
1 2 (66.67%) Capacity Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) RHCE
1 1 (33.33%) MCITP
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat