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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Support Engineer
Rank 808 835 817
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support Engineer 67 72 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.065% 0.064% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.068% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 62 71 45
Average salary £40,000 £34,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.94% +11.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £43,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £34,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+15.94% +11.29%
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
97876 106372 100372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.70% 94.57% 94.78%
Number of salaries quoted 80918 87012 84539
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,000
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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +7 32 £42,500 +41.66% 2
London +23 18 £38,500 -0.64% 1
East of England +28 7 £40,000 - 1
West Midlands -12 4 £46,500 +16.25%
North West -19 4 £25,000 -27.53% 1
Yorkshire - 1 £29,500 -
South West - 1 £45,000 - 1
Linux Support Engineer
UK

Linux Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 120 (100.00%) Linux
2 51 (42.50%) Apache
3 47 (39.17%) Red Hat
4 45 (37.50%) VMware
5 38 (31.67%) UNIX
5 38 (31.67%) MySQL
5 38 (31.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 37 (30.83%) Windows
7 35 (29.17%) Python
7 35 (29.17%) Perl
8 32 (26.67%) PHP
8 32 (26.67%) Nagios
9 31 (25.83%) Tomcat
10 22 (18.33%) Oracle
10 22 (18.33%) SQL Server
11 21 (17.50%) SQL
11 21 (17.50%) Clustering
11 21 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
12 20 (16.67%) Incident Management
12 20 (16.67%) SSL
13 18 (15.00%) Load Balancing
13 18 (15.00%) CentOS
13 18 (15.00%) TCP/IP
14 17 (14.17%) DNS
14 17 (14.17%) Finance
14 17 (14.17%) Ubuntu
15 16 (13.33%) JBoss
16 15 (12.50%) nginx
16 15 (12.50%) Plesk
16 15 (12.50%) KVM

Linux Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 51 (42.50%) Apache
2 31 (25.83%) Tomcat
3 16 (13.33%) JBoss
4 15 (12.50%) nginx
5 11 (9.17%) IIS
6 5 (4.17%) Zope
6 5 (4.17%) Plone
7 4 (3.33%) Drupal
7 4 (3.33%) Alfresco
7 4 (3.33%) WordPress
7 4 (3.33%) CMS
8 2 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.67%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.67%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.83%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.83%) Confluence
Applications
1 14 (11.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.67%) MS Office
3 1 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.67%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (10.83%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (10.00%) Amazon S3
3 12 (10.00%) Amazon SQS
3 12 (10.00%) Amazon ELB
3 12 (10.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 4 (3.33%) Google Drive
5 2 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.83%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.83%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (16.67%) SSL
2 18 (15.00%) TCP/IP
3 17 (14.17%) DNS
4 14 (11.67%) Firewall
5 12 (10.00%) OpenVPN
6 11 (9.17%) SAN
7 10 (8.33%) FTP
8 9 (7.50%) HTTP
9 5 (4.17%) VPN
10 4 (3.33%) LAN
10 4 (3.33%) WAN
10 4 (3.33%) SMTP
10 4 (3.33%) SSH
11 3 (2.50%) Ethereal
11 3 (2.50%) Wireshark
11 3 (2.50%) tcpdump
11 3 (2.50%) DHCP
11 3 (2.50%) SNMP
12 2 (1.67%) Internet
12 2 (1.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (31.67%) MySQL
2 22 (18.33%) SQL Server
3 12 (10.00%) Redis
3 12 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
4 10 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.83%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (3.33%) JIRA
1 4 (3.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.67%) Subversion
2 2 (1.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.83%) Gerrit
General
1 17 (14.17%) Finance
2 6 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 6 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.33%) Games
4 2 (1.67%) Advertising
5 1 (0.83%) Electronics
5 1 (0.83%) Billing
5 1 (0.83%) Marketing
5 1 (0.83%) French Language
5 1 (0.83%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.67%) Web Services
2 6 (5.00%) XML
3 3 (2.50%) Flash
3 3 (2.50%) HTML
4 2 (1.67%) .NET
4 2 (1.67%) J2EE
4 2 (1.67%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.67%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.83%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.50%) Clustering
2 6 (5.00%) Open Source
2 6 (5.00%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.17%) Replication
4 4 (3.33%) iPad
4 4 (3.33%) User Experience
4 4 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.33%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.50%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.50%) E-Learning
5 3 (2.50%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.67%) BBC
6 2 (1.67%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.83%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.83%) DTV
7 1 (0.83%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 120 (100.00%) Linux
2 38 (31.67%) UNIX
2 38 (31.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 37 (30.83%) Windows
4 18 (15.00%) CentOS
5 17 (14.17%) Ubuntu
6 13 (10.83%) Debian
7 12 (10.00%) Amazon Linux
8 11 (9.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (8.33%) Android
9 10 (8.33%) Apple iOS
10 8 (6.67%) Windows 8
10 8 (6.67%) Windows 7
10 8 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (5.83%) Solaris
12 4 (3.33%) AIX
12 4 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (2.50%) SUSE
14 2 (1.67%) Windows XP
14 2 (1.67%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 18 (15.00%) Load Balancing
3 12 (10.00%) Migration
4 11 (9.17%) ITIL
5 8 (6.67%) Configuration Management
5 8 (6.67%) Service Management
5 8 (6.67%) Network Design
6 5 (4.17%) Project Management
7 4 (3.33%) B2B
7 4 (3.33%) Change Management
7 4 (3.33%) ITSM
7 4 (3.33%) Change Control
7 4 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (3.33%) Problem Management
8 3 (2.50%) Database Tuning
8 3 (2.50%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (2.50%) Workflow
8 3 (2.50%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (2.50%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 35 (29.17%) Perl
1 35 (29.17%) Python
2 32 (26.67%) PHP
3 21 (17.50%) SQL
4 13 (10.83%) Java
5 12 (10.00%) Bash Shell
6 9 (7.50%) Shell Script
7 4 (3.33%) Ruby
7 4 (3.33%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.67%) C++
9 1 (0.83%) Korn
9 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.83%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (9.17%) Security Cleared
2 10 (8.33%) Degree
3 9 (7.50%) SC Cleared
4 8 (6.67%) RHCE
5 4 (3.33%) CTC Cleared
5 4 (3.33%) DV Cleared
5 4 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.67%) MCP
7 1 (0.83%) MCSE
7 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.83%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.83%) LPIC
7 1 (0.83%) MCITP
7 1 (0.83%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.17%) SLA
2 2 (1.67%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.83%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 21 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (12.50%) KVM
3 9 (7.50%) Active Directory
4 7 (5.83%) VMware ESX
4 7 (5.83%) vSphere
5 3 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (2.50%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.50%) Postfix
6 2 (1.67%) Sendmail
6 2 (1.67%) NFS
6 2 (1.67%) XenServer
7 1 (0.83%) Docker
7 1 (0.83%) iptables
7 1 (0.83%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.83%) Corosync
7 1 (0.83%) XenApp
7 1 (0.83%) Xen
7 1 (0.83%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.83%) Samba
Systems Management
1 32 (26.67%) Nagios
2 15 (12.50%) Plesk
2 15 (12.50%) cPanel
3 14 (11.67%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (10.00%) logstash
5 11 (9.17%) Webmin
6 9 (7.50%) Puppet
7 4 (3.33%) Opsview
7 4 (3.33%) NetBackup
7 4 (3.33%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (2.50%) Tivoli
9 2 (1.67%) SCCM
9 2 (1.67%) Ansible
10 1 (0.83%) vMotion
10 1 (0.83%) Pacemaker
10 1 (0.83%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (0.83%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.83%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.83%) Mesos
Vendors
1 47 (39.17%) Red Hat
2 45 (37.50%) VMware
3 22 (18.33%) Oracle
4 12 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 10 (8.33%) HP
6 5 (4.17%) Symantec
7 4 (3.33%) EMC
7 4 (3.33%) SAP
7 4 (3.33%) Cisco
7 4 (3.33%) Blue Coat
7 4 (3.33%) Google
7 4 (3.33%) SolarWinds
7 4 (3.33%) F5
8 3 (2.50%) WatchGuard
8 3 (2.50%) SonicWALL
8 3 (2.50%) IBM
8 3 (2.50%) Websense
8 3 (2.50%) Clearswift
9 2 (1.67%) Sophos
10 1 (0.83%) Sun
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