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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Support Engineer
Rank 798 816 852
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support Engineer 68 57 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.064% 0.057% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.061% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 63 56 24
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,750 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £46,750 £44,550
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.42% -12.50%
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
100712 94189 105607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.39% 94.23% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 82348 79093 90842
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 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 22 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 +1 27 £30,500 -18.66% 1
North West +1 18 £35,000 +62.79% 1
London -13 12 £40,000 -5.88% 1
East of England -1 4 £33,750 +35.00%
West Midlands -11 3 £32,500 +3.17%
South West - 2 £32,500 - 1
Yorkshire -56 1 £40,000 -
North East - 1 £37,000 -
Linux Support Engineer
UK

Linux Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 126 (100.00%) Linux
2 53 (42.06%) UNIX
3 52 (41.27%) Red Hat
4 40 (31.75%) MySQL
5 39 (30.95%) Windows
6 30 (23.81%) Apache
6 30 (23.81%) Problem Management
7 29 (23.02%) Change Management
8 28 (22.22%) Python
9 26 (20.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 25 (19.84%) Bash Shell
11 24 (19.05%) PHP
11 24 (19.05%) Ubuntu
12 21 (16.67%) Perl
13 20 (15.87%) Oracle
14 19 (15.08%) Cisco
15 18 (14.29%) Oracle Database
16 17 (13.49%) Firewall
16 17 (13.49%) VMware
17 16 (12.70%) Degree
17 16 (12.70%) DNS
17 16 (12.70%) CentOS
18 14 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
18 14 (11.11%) Nagios
19 13 (10.32%) SUSE
19 13 (10.32%) TCP/IP
19 13 (10.32%) VoIP
19 13 (10.32%) Plesk
20 12 (9.52%) Puppet
20 12 (9.52%) ITIL

Linux Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 30 (23.81%) Apache
2 8 (6.35%) Tomcat
3 7 (5.56%) nginx
4 6 (4.76%) WordPress
4 6 (4.76%) IIS
5 4 (3.17%) Drupal
5 4 (3.17%) Alfresco
6 3 (2.38%) CMS
7 2 (1.59%) Joomla!
Applications
1 8 (6.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.59%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.35%) SaaS
2 7 (5.56%) PaaS
3 5 (3.97%) IaaS
4 1 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.79%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 17 (13.49%) Firewall
2 16 (12.70%) DNS
3 13 (10.32%) TCP/IP
3 13 (10.32%) VoIP
4 12 (9.52%) SNMP
5 11 (8.73%) Internet
6 9 (7.14%) DHCP
7 7 (5.56%) SSL
8 6 (4.76%) FTP
8 6 (4.76%) VPN
9 5 (3.97%) PBX
9 5 (3.97%) WAN
10 4 (3.17%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (3.17%) IPv4
11 3 (2.38%) SAN
11 3 (2.38%) IPv6
11 3 (2.38%) LAN
11 3 (2.38%) LDAP
12 2 (1.59%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (1.59%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (31.75%) MySQL
2 18 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 7 (5.56%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 4 (3.17%) JIRA
2 3 (2.38%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.38%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.38%) Gerrit
General
1 9 (7.14%) Finance
2 7 (5.56%) Retail
3 3 (2.38%) Banking
4 2 (1.59%) Marketing
4 2 (1.59%) Games
4 2 (1.59%) Automotive
4 2 (1.59%) Advertising
5 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.17%) LAMP
2 3 (2.38%) Web Services
3 2 (1.59%) Java EE
3 2 (1.59%) XML
4 1 (0.79%) HTML
4 1 (0.79%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.17%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.38%) iDTV
2 3 (2.38%) Client/Server
2 3 (2.38%) BBC
2 3 (2.38%) Video Editing
2 3 (2.38%) Open Source
3 2 (1.59%) iPad
3 2 (1.59%) Clustering
4 1 (0.79%) E-Learning
4 1 (0.79%) CMDB
4 1 (0.79%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 126 (100.00%) Linux
2 53 (42.06%) UNIX
3 39 (30.95%) Windows
4 26 (20.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 24 (19.05%) Ubuntu
6 16 (12.70%) CentOS
7 13 (10.32%) SUSE
8 11 (8.73%) Solaris
9 9 (7.14%) Debian
9 9 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (3.97%) VMS
11 5 (3.97%) Windows 7
12 2 (1.59%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.59%) Android
12 2 (1.59%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (23.81%) Problem Management
2 29 (23.02%) Change Management
3 12 (9.52%) ITIL
4 7 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (3.97%) Configuration Management
6 4 (3.17%) Service Management
6 4 (3.17%) Service Delivery
7 3 (2.38%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (2.38%) Incident Management
7 3 (2.38%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (2.38%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (1.59%) Network Management
8 2 (1.59%) Capacity Management
8 2 (1.59%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (1.59%) Time Management
8 2 (1.59%) Performance Management
8 2 (1.59%) ITSM
8 2 (1.59%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (1.59%) B2B
9 1 (0.79%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (22.22%) Python
2 25 (19.84%) Bash Shell
3 24 (19.05%) PHP
4 21 (16.67%) Perl
5 11 (8.73%) Ruby
6 9 (7.14%) Shell Script
7 7 (5.56%) JavaScript
8 6 (4.76%) Java
9 4 (3.17%) Lua
9 4 (3.17%) AWK
9 4 (3.17%) SQL
10 2 (1.59%) Korn
Qualifications
1 16 (12.70%) Degree
2 3 (2.38%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.38%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.59%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.59%) RHCE
3 2 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (6.35%) KVM
2 8 (6.35%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 7 (5.56%) Active Directory
4 6 (4.76%) Squid
5 2 (1.59%) NFS
6 1 (0.79%) GPFS
6 1 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (11.11%) Nagios
2 13 (10.32%) Plesk
3 12 (9.52%) Puppet
4 11 (8.73%) Vagrant
4 11 (8.73%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (8.73%) Zenoss
5 8 (6.35%) Tivoli
6 6 (4.76%) Salt
7 5 (3.97%) ZABBIX
8 2 (1.59%) Opsview
8 2 (1.59%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.79%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.79%) Cacti
Vendors
1 52 (41.27%) Red Hat
2 20 (15.87%) Oracle
3 19 (15.08%) Cisco
4 17 (13.49%) VMware
5 9 (7.14%) IBM
6 5 (3.97%) HP
6 5 (3.97%) Google
7 4 (3.17%) EMC
8 3 (2.38%) Microsoft
8 3 (2.38%) JBoss
8 3 (2.38%) Zoho
9 2 (1.59%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.79%) Fortinet
10 1 (0.79%) 3PAR
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