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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Support Engineer
Rank 808 814 836
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support Engineer 62 42 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.058% 0.041% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.044% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 58 41 30
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -19.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £32,250 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.97% -21.34%
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
101684 96224 107055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.37% 94.23% 95.29%
Number of salaries quoted 83079 80543 92244
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £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 20 August 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 20 August 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
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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 +3 24 £30,000 +13.20% 1
North West - 18 £35,000 -
London -10 12 £40,000 +14.28% 2
West Midlands 0 4 £31,750 -1.55%
East of England -2 3 £27,500 +10.00%
North East - 1 £37,000 -
Linux Support Engineer
UK

Linux Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 133 (100.00%) Linux
2 60 (45.11%) UNIX
3 59 (44.36%) Red Hat
4 47 (35.34%) Windows
5 34 (25.56%) MySQL
6 33 (24.81%) Problem Management
7 32 (24.06%) Change Management
8 30 (22.56%) Python
8 30 (22.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 27 (20.30%) Apache
10 24 (18.05%) Ubuntu
11 23 (17.29%) Bash Shell
12 22 (16.54%) PHP
13 21 (15.79%) Oracle
14 19 (14.29%) Perl
14 19 (14.29%) Degree
14 19 (14.29%) Oracle Database
15 18 (13.53%) Cisco
15 18 (13.53%) DNS
15 18 (13.53%) Firewall
16 17 (12.78%) Internet
17 16 (12.03%) VMware
17 16 (12.03%) CentOS
18 15 (11.28%) SUSE
18 15 (11.28%) TCP/IP
19 14 (10.53%) Nagios
20 13 (9.77%) SLA
20 13 (9.77%) VoIP
20 13 (9.77%) ITIL
21 12 (9.02%) Solaris

Linux Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 27 (20.30%) Apache
2 9 (6.77%) Tomcat
3 7 (5.26%) CMS
3 7 (5.26%) WordPress
4 5 (3.76%) Drupal
4 5 (3.76%) IIS
4 5 (3.76%) Alfresco
5 3 (2.26%) nginx
6 2 (1.50%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.50%) Joomla!
6 2 (1.50%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 9 (6.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.02%) SaaS
2 7 (5.26%) PaaS
3 5 (3.76%) IaaS
4 2 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.75%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 18 (13.53%) DNS
1 18 (13.53%) Firewall
2 17 (12.78%) Internet
3 15 (11.28%) TCP/IP
4 13 (9.77%) VoIP
5 12 (9.02%) SNMP
6 10 (7.52%) FTP
7 9 (6.77%) SSL
7 9 (6.77%) DHCP
8 7 (5.26%) WAN
8 7 (5.26%) VPN
9 6 (4.51%) LAN
9 6 (4.51%) SMTP
10 5 (3.76%) PBX
11 4 (3.01%) HTTP
11 4 (3.01%) IPv4
11 4 (3.01%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (2.26%) IPv6
12 3 (2.26%) SAN
12 3 (2.26%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (25.56%) MySQL
2 19 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.76%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.01%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.50%) DB2
6 1 (0.75%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (2.26%) JIRA
1 3 (2.26%) Git (software)
1 3 (2.26%) Gerrit
1 3 (2.26%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (5.26%) Retail
2 6 (4.51%) Finance
3 2 (1.50%) Automotive
3 2 (1.50%) Advertising
3 2 (1.50%) Games
3 2 (1.50%) Marketing
4 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.76%) Web Services
2 4 (3.01%) LAMP
3 2 (1.50%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.50%) Java EE
3 2 (1.50%) XML
3 2 (1.50%) .NET
3 2 (1.50%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 5 (3.76%) Client/Server
2 5 (3.76%) Clustering
3 3 (2.26%) Video Editing
3 3 (2.26%) iDTV
3 3 (2.26%) BBC
4 2 (1.50%) iPad
5 1 (0.75%) Replication
5 1 (0.75%) CMDB
5 1 (0.75%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 133 (100.00%) Linux
2 60 (45.11%) UNIX
3 47 (35.34%) Windows
4 30 (22.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 24 (18.05%) Ubuntu
6 16 (12.03%) CentOS
7 15 (11.28%) SUSE
8 12 (9.02%) Solaris
9 10 (7.52%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (6.02%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (3.76%) VMS
11 5 (3.76%) Windows 7
11 5 (3.76%) Debian
12 2 (1.50%) Android
12 2 (1.50%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.75%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.75%) AIX
13 1 (0.75%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (24.81%) Problem Management
2 32 (24.06%) Change Management
3 13 (9.77%) ITIL
4 10 (7.52%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (3.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (3.76%) Service Management
5 5 (3.76%) Service Delivery
6 3 (2.26%) Configuration Management
6 3 (2.26%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (2.26%) Performance Management
6 3 (2.26%) Migration
6 3 (2.26%) Incident Management
6 3 (2.26%) Capacity Management
7 2 (1.50%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (1.50%) ITSM
7 2 (1.50%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (1.50%) Network Management
7 2 (1.50%) Time Management
7 2 (1.50%) B2B
7 2 (1.50%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 30 (22.56%) Python
2 23 (17.29%) Bash Shell
3 22 (16.54%) PHP
4 19 (14.29%) Perl
5 11 (8.27%) Ruby
6 10 (7.52%) SQL
7 8 (6.02%) Shell Script
8 7 (5.26%) Java
9 6 (4.51%) JavaScript
10 4 (3.01%) AWK
10 4 (3.01%) Lua
11 2 (1.50%) Korn
Qualifications
1 19 (14.29%) Degree
2 3 (2.26%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.26%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.50%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.50%) RHCE
3 2 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.77%) SLA
2 2 (1.50%) QA
System Software
1 9 (6.77%) Active Directory
1 9 (6.77%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 9 (6.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.51%) Squid
3 5 (3.76%) KVM
4 2 (1.50%) NFS
5 1 (0.75%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 14 (10.53%) Nagios
2 11 (8.27%) Puppet
2 11 (8.27%) Vagrant
2 11 (8.27%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (8.27%) Zenoss
3 10 (7.52%) Plesk
4 9 (6.77%) Tivoli
5 6 (4.51%) Salt
6 5 (3.76%) ZABBIX
7 2 (1.50%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (1.50%) Opsview
8 1 (0.75%) Cacti
Vendors
1 59 (44.36%) Red Hat
2 21 (15.79%) Oracle
3 18 (13.53%) Cisco
4 16 (12.03%) VMware
5 10 (7.52%) IBM
6 9 (6.77%) Microsoft
7 6 (4.51%) HP
8 5 (3.76%) EMC
8 5 (3.76%) Google
9 3 (2.26%) Zoho
10 2 (1.50%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.50%) JBoss
10 2 (1.50%) Citrix
11 1 (0.75%) Hitachi
11 1 (0.75%) Sun
11 1 (0.75%) Fortinet
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