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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Support
Rank 240 260 243
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 15 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.20% 0.052% 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.054% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 13 4 5
Average salary £43,900 £26,250 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+67.23% +5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £34,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+15.94% -
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
6998 7390 6799
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 94.17% 96.22% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5930 6075 5828
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 2015. 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
Cambridgeshire - 9 £43,900 -
Hertfordshire 0 5 £30,000 +20.00% 1
Suffolk - 1 £55,000 -
Linux Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 37 (100.00%) Linux
2 30 (81.08%) Windows
3 29 (78.38%) Red Hat
4 27 (72.97%) VMware
5 23 (62.16%) Apache
5 23 (62.16%) Tomcat
5 23 (62.16%) Python
6 22 (59.46%) Oracle
6 22 (59.46%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (29.73%) ITIL
8 10 (27.03%) Debian
9 8 (21.62%) Zope
9 8 (21.62%) Plone
9 8 (21.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (21.62%) UNIX
10 7 (18.92%) Management Information System
10 7 (18.92%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (13.51%) Firewall
11 5 (13.51%) CheckPoint
11 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
11 5 (13.51%) Perl
12 4 (10.81%) MySQL
12 4 (10.81%) PRINCE2
12 4 (10.81%) MS Exchange
12 4 (10.81%) Cisco
12 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
12 4 (10.81%) HP
12 4 (10.81%) Project Management
12 4 (10.81%) Change Management

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 23 (62.16%) Apache
1 23 (62.16%) Tomcat
2 8 (21.62%) Zope
2 8 (21.62%) Plone
3 4 (10.81%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.70%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) PaaS
1 4 (10.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) Firewall
2 3 (8.11%) SAN
2 3 (8.11%) LDAP
3 1 (2.70%) Network Security
3 1 (2.70%) LAN
3 1 (2.70%) PBX
3 1 (2.70%) VoIP
3 1 (2.70%) WAN
3 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (59.46%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (10.81%) MySQL
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.70%) Marketing
2 1 (2.70%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.70%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Management Information System
1 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) Replication
2 1 (2.70%) Statistics
2 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.70%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Linux
2 30 (81.08%) Windows
3 10 (27.03%) Debian
4 8 (21.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (21.62%) UNIX
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.70%) CentOS
5 1 (2.70%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) ITIL
2 4 (10.81%) PRINCE2
2 4 (10.81%) Project Management
2 4 (10.81%) Change Management
2 4 (10.81%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (10.81%) Information Security
2 4 (10.81%) Problem Management
2 4 (10.81%) Incident Management
3 3 (8.11%) Matrix Management
3 3 (8.11%) Line Management
4 1 (2.70%) Load Balancing
4 1 (2.70%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (2.70%) Market Research
4 1 (2.70%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (2.70%) Data Security
4 1 (2.70%) Programme Management
4 1 (2.70%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 23 (62.16%) Python
2 5 (13.51%) Perl
3 4 (10.81%) Bash Shell
4 2 (5.41%) Java
4 2 (5.41%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.70%) Ruby
5 1 (2.70%) SQL
5 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) LPIC
1 3 (8.11%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) RHCE
3 1 (2.70%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (18.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.81%) VirtualBox
3 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.70%) Xen
4 1 (2.70%) Postfix
4 1 (2.70%) iptables
4 1 (2.70%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.70%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 29 (78.38%) Red Hat
2 27 (72.97%) VMware
3 22 (59.46%) Oracle
4 5 (13.51%) CheckPoint
5 4 (10.81%) Cisco
5 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
5 4 (10.81%) HP
6 1 (2.70%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.70%) F5
6 1 (2.70%) Juniper
6 1 (2.70%) NetApp
6 1 (2.70%) SAP
6 1 (2.70%) IBM
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