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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Support Engineer
Rank 815 794 846
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +52
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support Engineer 58 65 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.054% 0.065% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.069% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 53 64 19
Average salary £34,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,200 £21,500 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,050 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +7.14%
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
101049 94581 101587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.46% 94.55% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 83422 79408 87220
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 £26,539 £26,500
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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -20 23 £30,500 -23.75% 5
London -19 12 £37,500 -11.76% 1
North West -22 12 £35,000 +62.79%
Yorkshire -42 3 £40,000 -
South West - 3 £32,500 - 2
East of England - 3 £27,500 -
North East - 2 £20,000 -
Linux Support Engineer
UK

Linux Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 114 (100.00%) Linux
2 42 (36.84%) Red Hat
3 37 (32.46%) UNIX
4 36 (31.58%) MySQL
5 34 (29.82%) Windows
6 27 (23.68%) PHP
7 26 (22.81%) Apache
8 25 (21.93%) Python
8 25 (21.93%) Perl
9 23 (20.18%) Bash Shell
10 21 (18.42%) Ubuntu
11 20 (17.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 19 (16.67%) CentOS
12 19 (16.67%) Problem Management
12 19 (16.67%) Change Management
13 17 (14.91%) VMware
14 16 (14.04%) DNS
15 15 (13.16%) Cisco
16 14 (12.28%) Firewall
17 13 (11.40%) Oracle
17 13 (11.40%) Plesk
18 12 (10.53%) Finance
18 12 (10.53%) Debian
19 11 (9.65%) ITIL
19 11 (9.65%) Tomcat
19 11 (9.65%) SNMP
19 11 (9.65%) TCP/IP
19 11 (9.65%) Nagios
19 11 (9.65%) VMware Infrastructure
19 11 (9.65%) Oracle Database

Linux Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 26 (22.81%) Apache
2 11 (9.65%) Tomcat
3 7 (6.14%) IIS
3 7 (6.14%) nginx
4 6 (5.26%) WordPress
4 6 (5.26%) JBoss
5 4 (3.51%) Drupal
5 4 (3.51%) Alfresco
6 3 (2.63%) CMS
7 2 (1.75%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (7.02%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.39%) SaaS
2 4 (3.51%) PaaS
3 3 (2.63%) IaaS
4 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.88%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.04%) DNS
2 14 (12.28%) Firewall
3 11 (9.65%) SNMP
3 11 (9.65%) TCP/IP
4 9 (7.89%) SSL
4 9 (7.89%) Internet
5 8 (7.02%) VoIP
6 7 (6.14%) DHCP
6 7 (6.14%) FTP
7 5 (4.39%) VPN
7 5 (4.39%) WAN
8 4 (3.51%) IPv4
9 3 (2.63%) IPv6
9 3 (2.63%) LDAP
9 3 (2.63%) LAN
9 3 (2.63%) SMTP
9 3 (2.63%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (1.75%) Ethereal
10 2 (1.75%) SSH
10 2 (1.75%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (31.58%) MySQL
2 11 (9.65%) Oracle Database
3 7 (6.14%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 7 (6.14%) JIRA
2 3 (2.63%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.63%) Gerrit
2 3 (2.63%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (10.53%) Finance
2 4 (3.51%) Banking
2 4 (3.51%) Retail
3 2 (1.75%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.75%) Games
4 1 (0.88%) Automotive
4 1 (0.88%) Marketing
4 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.51%) HTML
1 4 (3.51%) Flash
1 4 (3.51%) LAMP
2 3 (2.63%) Web Services
2 3 (2.63%) XML
3 2 (1.75%) Java EE
4 1 (0.88%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.26%) Open Source
2 4 (3.51%) E-Learning
3 3 (2.63%) Video Editing
3 3 (2.63%) Client/Server
3 3 (2.63%) iDTV
3 3 (2.63%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.63%) BBC
4 2 (1.75%) Clustering
4 2 (1.75%) iPad
5 1 (0.88%) CMDB
5 1 (0.88%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 114 (100.00%) Linux
2 37 (32.46%) UNIX
3 34 (29.82%) Windows
4 21 (18.42%) Ubuntu
5 20 (17.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (16.67%) CentOS
7 12 (10.53%) Debian
8 9 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (7.02%) Solaris
10 7 (6.14%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (5.26%) SUSE
12 5 (4.39%) Windows 7
13 2 (1.75%) Apple iOS
13 2 (1.75%) Android
13 2 (1.75%) Fedora
13 2 (1.75%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (16.67%) Change Management
1 19 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 11 (9.65%) ITIL
3 6 (5.26%) Configuration Management
4 4 (3.51%) Service Management
4 4 (3.51%) CRM
5 3 (2.63%) Project Management
5 3 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (2.63%) Incident Management
5 3 (2.63%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (2.63%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (1.75%) Time Management
6 2 (1.75%) Performance Management
6 2 (1.75%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (1.75%) Network Management
6 2 (1.75%) Capacity Management
6 2 (1.75%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (1.75%) ITSM
6 2 (1.75%) B2B
6 2 (1.75%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 27 (23.68%) PHP
2 25 (21.93%) Python
2 25 (21.93%) Perl
3 23 (20.18%) Bash Shell
4 9 (7.89%) Shell Script
4 9 (7.89%) Java
5 8 (7.02%) JavaScript
5 8 (7.02%) Ruby
6 6 (5.26%) SQL
7 4 (3.51%) AWK
7 4 (3.51%) Lua
8 2 (1.75%) Korn
9 1 (0.88%) VBScript
9 1 (0.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (8.77%) Degree
2 3 (2.63%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.63%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.75%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.75%) RHCE
3 2 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.77%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (9.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (7.02%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.02%) KVM
3 4 (3.51%) Squid
4 3 (2.63%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.88%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 13 (11.40%) Plesk
2 11 (9.65%) Nagios
3 9 (7.89%) Puppet
4 8 (7.02%) Vagrant
4 8 (7.02%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (7.02%) Zenoss
5 5 (4.39%) Salt
6 3 (2.63%) ZABBIX
6 3 (2.63%) Tivoli
7 2 (1.75%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.75%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (1.75%) Opsview
8 1 (0.88%) Cacti
Vendors
1 42 (36.84%) Red Hat
2 17 (14.91%) VMware
3 15 (13.16%) Cisco
4 13 (11.40%) Oracle
5 5 (4.39%) HP
5 5 (4.39%) Google
6 4 (3.51%) EMC
6 4 (3.51%) IBM
6 4 (3.51%) Microsoft
7 3 (2.63%) Zoho
8 2 (1.75%) F5
8 2 (1.75%) Websense
8 2 (1.75%) Clearswift
8 2 (1.75%) Blue Coat
8 2 (1.75%) WatchGuard
8 2 (1.75%) SonicWALL
8 2 (1.75%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.88%) 3PAR
9 1 (0.88%) Fortinet
9 1 (0.88%) Intel
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