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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Support Engineer
Rank 816 808 850
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +42
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support Engineer 61 44 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.056% 0.044% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.046% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 56 43 26
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £46,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £33,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -17.50%
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
102306 94953 105283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.39% 94.21% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 83534 79531 90590
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 1 September 2014.

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 1 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
South East +5 23 £30,000 -13.04% 3
North West - 19 £35,000 - 1
London -17 11 £40,000 +14.28%
West Midlands -5 4 £31,750 +0.79%
East of England -12 3 £27,500 +10.00% 1
North East - 1 £37,000 -
Linux Support Engineer
UK

Linux Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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.

1 123 (100.00%) Linux
2 55 (44.72%) UNIX
3 53 (43.09%) Red Hat
4 41 (33.33%) Windows
5 36 (29.27%) MySQL
6 30 (24.39%) Python
6 30 (24.39%) Problem Management
7 29 (23.58%) Change Management
8 28 (22.76%) Apache
9 27 (21.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 24 (19.51%) Bash Shell
11 23 (18.70%) PHP
12 21 (17.07%) Oracle
12 21 (17.07%) Ubuntu
13 20 (16.26%) Perl
14 19 (15.45%) Oracle Database
15 18 (14.63%) Cisco
16 17 (13.82%) VMware
16 17 (13.82%) Firewall
16 17 (13.82%) Degree
17 15 (12.20%) DNS
17 15 (12.20%) Internet
18 14 (11.38%) Nagios
18 14 (11.38%) SUSE
19 13 (10.57%) TCP/IP
19 13 (10.57%) VoIP
19 13 (10.57%) CentOS
20 12 (9.76%) Puppet
20 12 (9.76%) ITIL
20 12 (9.76%) SNMP

Linux Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 28 (22.76%) Apache
2 8 (6.50%) Tomcat
3 5 (4.07%) IIS
3 5 (4.07%) WordPress
3 5 (4.07%) nginx
4 4 (3.25%) CMS
5 3 (2.44%) Alfresco
5 3 (2.44%) Drupal
6 2 (1.63%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.81%) Commerce Server
7 1 (0.81%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (7.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.63%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.50%) SaaS
2 7 (5.69%) PaaS
3 5 (4.07%) IaaS
4 1 (0.81%) Route 53
4 1 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (13.82%) Firewall
2 15 (12.20%) Internet
2 15 (12.20%) DNS
3 13 (10.57%) TCP/IP
3 13 (10.57%) VoIP
4 12 (9.76%) SNMP
5 9 (7.32%) DHCP
6 7 (5.69%) FTP
7 6 (4.88%) SSL
7 6 (4.88%) WAN
8 5 (4.07%) LAN
8 5 (4.07%) PBX
8 5 (4.07%) SMTP
8 5 (4.07%) VPN
9 4 (3.25%) IPv4
9 4 (3.25%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (2.44%) IPv6
10 3 (2.44%) HTTP
10 3 (2.44%) LDAP
11 2 (1.63%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (29.27%) MySQL
2 19 (15.45%) Oracle Database
3 5 (4.07%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.44%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.81%) DB2
5 1 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (2.44%) JIRA
1 3 (2.44%) Git (software)
1 3 (2.44%) Gerrit
1 3 (2.44%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (5.69%) Retail
2 6 (4.88%) Finance
3 2 (1.63%) Automotive
3 2 (1.63%) Advertising
3 2 (1.63%) Games
3 2 (1.63%) Marketing
4 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.25%) Web Services
1 4 (3.25%) LAMP
2 2 (1.63%) Java EE
2 2 (1.63%) XML
3 1 (0.81%) .NET
3 1 (0.81%) COM
3 1 (0.81%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.88%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.25%) Client/Server
3 3 (2.44%) iDTV
3 3 (2.44%) BBC
3 3 (2.44%) Clustering
3 3 (2.44%) Video Editing
4 2 (1.63%) iPad
5 1 (0.81%) CMDB
5 1 (0.81%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 123 (100.00%) Linux
2 55 (44.72%) UNIX
3 41 (33.33%) Windows
4 27 (21.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (17.07%) Ubuntu
6 14 (11.38%) SUSE
7 13 (10.57%) CentOS
8 11 (8.94%) Solaris
9 9 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (5.69%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (4.88%) Debian
12 5 (4.07%) VMS
12 5 (4.07%) Windows 7
13 2 (1.63%) Apple iOS
13 2 (1.63%) Android
14 1 (0.81%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (24.39%) Problem Management
2 29 (23.58%) Change Management
3 12 (9.76%) ITIL
4 9 (7.32%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (3.25%) Service Management
5 4 (3.25%) Service Delivery
6 3 (2.44%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (2.44%) Configuration Management
6 3 (2.44%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (2.44%) Incident Management
7 2 (1.63%) ITSM
7 2 (1.63%) Time Management
7 2 (1.63%) Performance Management
7 2 (1.63%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (1.63%) Network Management
7 2 (1.63%) Capacity Management
7 2 (1.63%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (1.63%) B2B
8 1 (0.81%) E-Commerce
8 1 (0.81%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 30 (24.39%) Python
2 24 (19.51%) Bash Shell
3 23 (18.70%) PHP
4 20 (16.26%) Perl
5 11 (8.94%) Ruby
6 8 (6.50%) Shell Script
6 8 (6.50%) SQL
7 6 (4.88%) Java
7 6 (4.88%) JavaScript
8 4 (3.25%) AWK
8 4 (3.25%) Lua
9 2 (1.63%) Korn
Qualifications
1 17 (13.82%) Degree
2 3 (2.44%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.44%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.63%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.63%) RHCE
3 2 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.32%) SLA
2 1 (0.81%) QA
System Software
1 11 (8.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (7.32%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 8 (6.50%) Active Directory
4 6 (4.88%) Squid
4 6 (4.88%) KVM
5 2 (1.63%) NFS
6 1 (0.81%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 14 (11.38%) Nagios
2 12 (9.76%) Puppet
3 11 (8.94%) Vagrant
3 11 (8.94%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (8.94%) Zenoss
4 9 (7.32%) Plesk
4 9 (7.32%) Tivoli
5 6 (4.88%) Salt
6 5 (4.07%) ZABBIX
7 2 (1.63%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (1.63%) Opsview
8 1 (0.81%) Cacti
Vendors
1 53 (43.09%) Red Hat
2 21 (17.07%) Oracle
3 18 (14.63%) Cisco
4 17 (13.82%) VMware
5 10 (8.13%) IBM
6 7 (5.69%) Microsoft
7 6 (4.88%) HP
8 5 (4.07%) Google
9 4 (3.25%) EMC
10 3 (2.44%) Zoho
11 2 (1.63%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.63%) JBoss
12 1 (0.81%) Citrix
12 1 (0.81%) Fortinet
Camberley, Surrey
IT Connections
Salary: to £35,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 28,000 - 33,000 depending on skills
Posted: 20 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + generous benfits
Posted: 3 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 6 days ago