The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Support role in IT jobs advertised for the East of England 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 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
Rank 261 238 284
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +46
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 5 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.066% 0.056% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.059% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 5
Average salary £27,500 £25,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -26.47%
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +1.53%
Linux Support
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7307 6818 8753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.35% 95.52% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 5952 5868 7455
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Linux Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Linux Support Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Linux Support
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Linux Support Salary Trend in the East of England

Linux Support
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Support across the East of England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Linux Support Salary Histogram in the East of England

Linux Support
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Support within the East of England 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
Hertfordshire -9 3 £25,000 -
Essex - 2 £40,000 -
Linux Support
England

Linux Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (75.00%) Windows
3 7 (58.33%) UNIX
3 7 (58.33%) Python
3 7 (58.33%) Degree
4 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
5 3 (25.00%) LAMP
5 3 (25.00%) CentOS
6 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (16.67%) Magento
6 2 (16.67%) Performance Management
6 2 (16.67%) WordPress
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (16.67%) Capacity Management
6 2 (16.67%) Joomla!
6 2 (16.67%) CMS
6 2 (16.67%) Service Management
6 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (16.67%) Apache
6 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
6 2 (16.67%) POP3
6 2 (16.67%) SMTP
6 2 (16.67%) DNS
6 2 (16.67%) SSL
6 2 (16.67%) PHP
6 2 (16.67%) MySQL
6 2 (16.67%) ITIL
7 1 (8.33%) Perl
7 1 (8.33%) Nagios

Linux Support
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 2 (16.67%) Apache
1 2 (16.67%) CMS
1 2 (16.67%) Joomla!
1 2 (16.67%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) POP3
1 2 (16.67%) SMTP
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
1 2 (16.67%) SSL
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MySQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (75.00%) Windows
3 7 (58.33%) UNIX
4 3 (25.00%) CentOS
5 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (8.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL
1 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (16.67%) Service Management
1 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
1 2 (16.67%) Performance Management
1 2 (16.67%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Python
2 2 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (8.33%) Perl
3 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Nagios
1 1 (8.33%) Cacti
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Red Hat