The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Support Engineer
Rank 835 838 822
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support Engineer 43 59 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.042% 0.054% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.057% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 43 55 32
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £59,700
UK excluding London average salary £43,900 £35,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year
+25.42% +20.68%
Linux Support Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
96460 103322 95939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.34% 94.48% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 80662 85110 80222
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,375
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Linux Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Linux Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Linux Support Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Linux Support Engineer Salary Trend in England

Linux Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Support Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Linux Support Engineer Salary Histogram in England

Linux Support Engineer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Support Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
South East -5 19 £45,000 +12.50% 2
East of England +13 10 £43,900 +9.75% 1
London +25 6 £31,000 -22.50% 2
West Midlands -11 4 £37,500 +20.96%
Yorkshire +5 3 £26,500 +17.77%
South West - 1 £42,500 -
Linux Support Engineer
UK

Linux Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Linux Support Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 108 (100.00%) Linux
2 60 (55.56%) Red Hat
3 47 (43.52%) Apache
4 46 (42.59%) VMware
5 45 (41.67%) Windows
6 41 (37.96%) Tomcat
7 35 (32.41%) Python
7 35 (32.41%) Oracle
7 35 (32.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 28 (25.93%) UNIX
9 27 (25.00%) Ubuntu
10 25 (23.15%) Nagios
11 23 (21.30%) Perl
11 23 (21.30%) Bash Shell
12 20 (18.52%) JBoss
13 18 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
13 18 (16.67%) CentOS
13 18 (16.67%) Load Balancing
14 17 (15.74%) Clustering
14 17 (15.74%) MySQL
15 15 (13.89%) Java
15 15 (13.89%) Ruby
16 14 (12.96%) VMware Infrastructure
16 14 (12.96%) TCP/IP
17 13 (12.04%) Degree
17 13 (12.04%) Network Design
17 13 (12.04%) Data Centre
18 12 (11.11%) KVM
18 12 (11.11%) DNS
18 12 (11.11%) JavaScript

Linux Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Linux Support Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 47 (43.52%) Apache
2 41 (37.96%) Tomcat
3 20 (18.52%) JBoss
4 6 (5.56%) Drupal
4 6 (5.56%) Alfresco
4 6 (5.56%) WordPress
4 6 (5.56%) CMS
5 5 (4.63%) Zope
5 5 (4.63%) Plone
6 2 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.85%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.85%) nginx
6 2 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.93%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.93%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.93%) Confluence
7 1 (0.93%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.93%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.85%) MS Office
3 1 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (4.63%) IaaS
3 3 (2.78%) Google Drive
3 3 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.85%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.85%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.85%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (1.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.96%) TCP/IP
2 12 (11.11%) DNS
3 9 (8.33%) SSL
4 7 (6.48%) SAN
4 7 (6.48%) VPN
4 7 (6.48%) Internet
4 7 (6.48%) FTP
5 5 (4.63%) HTTP
5 5 (4.63%) LAN
5 5 (4.63%) WAN
5 5 (4.63%) Firewall
6 4 (3.70%) SS7
6 4 (3.70%) INAP
7 3 (2.78%) DMZ
7 3 (2.78%) DHCP
8 2 (1.85%) LDAP
8 2 (1.85%) SMTP
8 2 (1.85%) SSH
8 2 (1.85%) VLAN
8 2 (1.85%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
2 17 (15.74%) MySQL
3 6 (5.56%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.70%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.85%) Redis
5 2 (1.85%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (4.63%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.70%) JIRA
3 3 (2.78%) Subversion
4 1 (0.93%) Gerrit
4 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (6.48%) Manufacturing
2 6 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.78%) Finance
3 3 (2.78%) Games
4 2 (1.85%) Advertising
5 1 (0.93%) Publishing
5 1 (0.93%) Banking
5 1 (0.93%) Billing
5 1 (0.93%) Marketing
5 1 (0.93%) French Language
5 1 (0.93%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.26%) HTML
2 7 (6.48%) CSS
2 7 (6.48%) Ruby on Rails
3 5 (4.63%) XML
4 4 (3.70%) Web Services
5 3 (2.78%) Flash
5 3 (2.78%) Software Packaging
6 2 (1.85%) J2EE
7 1 (0.93%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.74%) Clustering
2 13 (12.04%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.78%) E-Learning
4 3 (2.78%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.78%) iPad
5 2 (1.85%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.93%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.93%) User Experience
6 1 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.93%) DTV
6 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.93%) Replication
6 1 (0.93%) Statistics
6 1 (0.93%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 108 (100.00%) Linux
2 45 (41.67%) Windows
3 35 (32.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 28 (25.93%) UNIX
5 27 (25.00%) Ubuntu
6 18 (16.67%) CentOS
7 12 (11.11%) Debian
8 7 (6.48%) Windows 7
8 7 (6.48%) Windows 8
8 7 (6.48%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (4.63%) AIX
9 5 (4.63%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (3.70%) Solaris
11 3 (2.78%) Apple iOS
11 3 (2.78%) Android
12 2 (1.85%) Amazon Linux
12 2 (1.85%) SUSE
12 2 (1.85%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 13 (12.04%) Network Design
3 11 (10.19%) Migration
4 9 (8.33%) ITIL
5 6 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (5.56%) Incident Management
5 6 (5.56%) Change Control
6 5 (4.63%) Open Source
7 4 (3.70%) Problem Management
7 4 (3.70%) Configuration Management
7 4 (3.70%) Service Management
7 4 (3.70%) Change Management
8 3 (2.78%) ITSM
8 3 (2.78%) B2B
8 3 (2.78%) CRM
9 2 (1.85%) Server Hardening
9 2 (1.85%) Project Management
10 1 (0.93%) Process Management
10 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2
10 1 (0.93%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 35 (32.41%) Python
2 23 (21.30%) Bash Shell
2 23 (21.30%) Perl
3 15 (13.89%) Java
3 15 (13.89%) Ruby
4 12 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 11 (10.19%) PHP
5 11 (10.19%) Korn
6 9 (8.33%) SQL
7 7 (6.48%) Shell Script
8 4 (3.70%) C++
9 1 (0.93%) C
9 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.93%) VBScript
9 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.93%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 13 (12.04%) Degree
2 6 (5.56%) RHCE
3 5 (4.63%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.63%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.85%) LPIC
5 2 (1.85%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (1.85%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.85%) MCSE
5 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.93%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.93%) RHCA
6 1 (0.93%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.48%) SLA
2 1 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.93%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) PMBOK
System Software
1 14 (12.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (11.11%) KVM
3 8 (7.41%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.78%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.85%) Squid
5 2 (1.85%) XenServer
5 2 (1.85%) vSphere
5 2 (1.85%) NFS
6 1 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.93%) vCloud
6 1 (0.93%) Corosync
6 1 (0.93%) Xen
6 1 (0.93%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.93%) Docker
6 1 (0.93%) iptables
6 1 (0.93%) Samba
6 1 (0.93%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.93%) qmail
6 1 (0.93%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 25 (23.15%) Nagios
2 7 (6.48%) Plesk
2 7 (6.48%) cPanel
3 6 (5.56%) Puppet
4 5 (4.63%) Opsview
4 5 (4.63%) Tivoli
5 3 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.85%) Cacti
6 2 (1.85%) logstash
6 2 (1.85%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.85%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (1.85%) SCCM
7 1 (0.93%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.93%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.93%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.93%) Mesos
7 1 (0.93%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.93%) Ansible
7 1 (0.93%) Webmin
Vendors
1 60 (55.56%) Red Hat
2 46 (42.59%) VMware
3 35 (32.41%) Oracle
4 9 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 7 (6.48%) HP
6 6 (5.56%) SAP
7 5 (4.63%) IBM
8 4 (3.70%) Citrix
9 3 (2.78%) Symantec
9 3 (2.78%) Cisco
9 3 (2.78%) Google
9 3 (2.78%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.85%) NetApp
10 2 (1.85%) EMC
10 2 (1.85%) Sophos
11 1 (0.93%) Blue Coat
11 1 (0.93%) Juniper
11 1 (0.93%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.93%) Dell
11 1 (0.93%) Sun
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