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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Support Engineer
Rank 810 862 821
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -41
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support Engineer 56 54 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.055% 0.048% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.051% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 56 52 30
Average salary £43,200 £38,375 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.57% +27.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,900 £37,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
+18.64% +39.62%
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
96251 105897 96840
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.53% 94.51% 94.54%
Number of salaries quoted 80393 87735 81460
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £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 2 July 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 2 July 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 +10 26 £45,000 +12.50% 3
East of England +15 10 £43,900 +9.75% 1
London +36 9 £30,000 -25.00%
West Midlands -6 7 £48,000 +47.69% 1
Yorkshire +9 3 £27,500 +22.22%
South West - 1 £42,500 -
Linux Support Engineer
UK

Linux Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 127 (100.00%) Linux
2 64 (50.39%) Red Hat
3 53 (41.73%) Apache
4 50 (39.37%) VMware
5 48 (37.80%) Windows
6 45 (35.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 42 (33.07%) Tomcat
8 38 (29.92%) Python
9 36 (28.35%) Nagios
10 35 (27.56%) Oracle
11 33 (25.98%) UNIX
12 30 (23.62%) Perl
13 27 (21.26%) Ubuntu
14 26 (20.47%) Clustering
15 24 (18.90%) MySQL
16 23 (18.11%) JBoss
16 23 (18.11%) Load Balancing
17 22 (17.32%) PHP
18 21 (16.54%) Bash Shell
19 19 (14.96%) CentOS
20 18 (14.17%) SQL
21 16 (12.60%) Java
21 16 (12.60%) TCP/IP
21 16 (12.60%) DNS
21 16 (12.60%) VMware Infrastructure
21 16 (12.60%) Incident Management
21 16 (12.60%) KVM
22 15 (11.81%) Network Design
22 15 (11.81%) SSL
22 15 (11.81%) SQL Server

Linux Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 53 (41.73%) Apache
2 42 (33.07%) Tomcat
3 23 (18.11%) JBoss
4 6 (4.72%) CMS
4 6 (4.72%) Alfresco
4 6 (4.72%) WordPress
4 6 (4.72%) Drupal
5 5 (3.94%) nginx
5 5 (3.94%) Zope
5 5 (3.94%) Plone
5 5 (3.94%) IIS
6 2 (1.57%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.79%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.79%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (7.87%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.57%) MS Office
3 1 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.87%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (7.09%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (6.30%) Amazon S3
3 8 (6.30%) Amazon SQS
3 8 (6.30%) Amazon ELB
3 8 (6.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 6 (4.72%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (3.94%) IaaS
6 4 (3.15%) Google Drive
7 1 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.60%) DNS
1 16 (12.60%) TCP/IP
2 15 (11.81%) SSL
3 12 (9.45%) SAN
4 10 (7.87%) Firewall
5 8 (6.30%) OpenVPN
5 8 (6.30%) FTP
6 7 (5.51%) HTTP
6 7 (5.51%) VPN
7 6 (4.72%) Internet
8 5 (3.94%) LAN
8 5 (3.94%) WAN
9 4 (3.15%) DHCP
10 3 (2.36%) SMTP
10 3 (2.36%) SSH
11 2 (1.57%) VLAN
11 2 (1.57%) iSCSI
11 2 (1.57%) LDAP
11 2 (1.57%) SS7
11 2 (1.57%) INAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (18.90%) MySQL
2 15 (11.81%) SQL Server
2 15 (11.81%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (6.30%) Redis
3 8 (6.30%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (2.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.57%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.79%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (3.94%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.15%) JIRA
3 3 (2.36%) Subversion
4 1 (0.79%) Gerrit
4 1 (0.79%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (7.09%) Finance
2 7 (5.51%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.72%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.15%) Games
5 2 (1.57%) Advertising
6 1 (0.79%) Publishing
6 1 (0.79%) Banking
6 1 (0.79%) Billing
6 1 (0.79%) Marketing
6 1 (0.79%) French Language
6 1 (0.79%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.79%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.87%) Web Services
2 9 (7.09%) HTML
3 7 (5.51%) XML
4 6 (4.72%) Ruby on Rails
4 6 (4.72%) CSS
5 3 (2.36%) Software Packaging
5 3 (2.36%) Flash
6 2 (1.57%) .NET
6 2 (1.57%) J2EE
6 2 (1.57%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.79%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 26 (20.47%) Clustering
2 14 (11.02%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.15%) User Experience
3 4 (3.15%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.15%) iPad
3 4 (3.15%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.15%) Client/Server
3 4 (3.15%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.36%) Replication
4 3 (2.36%) E-Learning
4 3 (2.36%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.57%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.79%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.79%) Statistics
6 1 (0.79%) Wiki
6 1 (0.79%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 127 (100.00%) Linux
2 48 (37.80%) Windows
3 45 (35.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 33 (25.98%) UNIX
5 27 (21.26%) Ubuntu
6 19 (14.96%) CentOS
7 11 (8.66%) Debian
7 11 (8.66%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (6.30%) Windows 7
8 8 (6.30%) Windows 8
8 8 (6.30%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (6.30%) Amazon Linux
9 7 (5.51%) Apple iOS
9 7 (5.51%) Android
10 5 (3.94%) Solaris
10 5 (3.94%) AIX
11 4 (3.15%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (2.36%) SUSE
13 2 (1.57%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.79%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (18.11%) Load Balancing
2 16 (12.60%) Incident Management
3 15 (11.81%) Network Design
4 13 (10.24%) Migration
5 10 (7.87%) ITIL
6 8 (6.30%) Service Management
6 8 (6.30%) Server Hardening
7 6 (4.72%) Change Control
7 6 (4.72%) Open Source
7 6 (4.72%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (3.94%) Configuration Management
8 5 (3.94%) Change Management
8 5 (3.94%) Problem Management
9 4 (3.15%) ITSM
9 4 (3.15%) Project Management
9 4 (3.15%) B2B
10 3 (2.36%) CRM
10 3 (2.36%) Workflow
10 3 (2.36%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (1.57%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 38 (29.92%) Python
2 30 (23.62%) Perl
3 22 (17.32%) PHP
4 21 (16.54%) Bash Shell
5 18 (14.17%) SQL
6 16 (12.60%) Java
7 14 (11.02%) Ruby
8 11 (8.66%) JavaScript
9 10 (7.87%) Korn
10 8 (6.30%) Shell Script
11 4 (3.15%) C++
12 1 (0.79%) C
12 1 (0.79%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.79%) VBScript
12 1 (0.79%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.79%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 14 (11.02%) Degree
2 11 (8.66%) Security Cleared
3 9 (7.09%) SC Cleared
4 8 (6.30%) RHCE
5 4 (3.15%) CTC Cleared
5 4 (3.15%) DV Cleared
5 4 (3.15%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.57%) LPIC
6 2 (1.57%) MCP
7 1 (0.79%) MCSE
7 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.79%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.79%) RHCA
7 1 (0.79%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.72%) SLA
2 1 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.79%) QA
2 1 (0.79%) PMBOK
System Software
1 16 (12.60%) VMware Infrastructure
1 16 (12.60%) KVM
2 11 (8.66%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.15%) vSphere
4 3 (2.36%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.36%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.57%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.57%) NFS
5 2 (1.57%) XenServer
6 1 (0.79%) Samba
6 1 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.79%) vCloud
6 1 (0.79%) Corosync
6 1 (0.79%) Squid
6 1 (0.79%) Xen
6 1 (0.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.79%) Postfix
6 1 (0.79%) XenApp
6 1 (0.79%) Docker
6 1 (0.79%) iptables
Systems Management
1 36 (28.35%) Nagios
2 11 (8.66%) Plesk
2 11 (8.66%) cPanel
3 10 (7.87%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (6.30%) logstash
5 7 (5.51%) Puppet
6 5 (3.94%) Opsview
6 5 (3.94%) Tivoli
6 5 (3.94%) Webmin
7 4 (3.15%) NetBackup
7 4 (3.15%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (1.57%) SCCM
8 2 (1.57%) Ansible
9 1 (0.79%) vMotion
9 1 (0.79%) Pacemaker
9 1 (0.79%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.79%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.79%) Cacti
9 1 (0.79%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 64 (50.39%) Red Hat
2 50 (39.37%) VMware
3 35 (27.56%) Oracle
4 12 (9.45%) Microsoft
5 11 (8.66%) HP
6 6 (4.72%) SAP
7 5 (3.94%) Cisco
7 5 (3.94%) IBM
7 5 (3.94%) Symantec
8 4 (3.15%) EMC
8 4 (3.15%) Google
8 4 (3.15%) SolarWinds
9 3 (2.36%) Citrix
10 2 (1.57%) Sophos
10 2 (1.57%) NetApp
11 1 (0.79%) F5
11 1 (0.79%) Veeam
11 1 (0.79%) Blue Coat
11 1 (0.79%) Juniper
11 1 (0.79%) CheckPoint
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: £41,300 to £46,500
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Oxford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago