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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Support Engineer
Rank 796 821 821
Rank change year-on-year
+25 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support Engineer 70 59 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.069% 0.056% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.059% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 59 56 44
Average salary £41,000 £34,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.84% +13.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,150 £30,000 £21,450
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £40,500 £44,600
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £34,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+30.43% +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
95668 99324 96326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.81% 94.56% 94.84%
Number of salaries quoted 79169 81086 81446
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 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £66,000 £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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +21 37 £45,000 +50.00% 3
London +18 22 £36,250 -6.45% 1
North West -11 4 £25,000 -26.47% 1
East of England +13 3 £40,000 +1.26% 2
West Midlands - 2 £41,250 -
Yorkshire - 1 £29,500 - 2
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 30 March 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.

1 116 (100.00%) Linux
2 44 (37.93%) Apache
3 40 (34.48%) UNIX
4 39 (33.62%) MySQL
4 39 (33.62%) Red Hat
5 38 (32.76%) Perl
5 38 (32.76%) PHP
6 37 (31.90%) VMware
7 33 (28.45%) Python
7 33 (28.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 31 (26.72%) Windows
9 28 (24.14%) Nagios
10 27 (23.28%) Tomcat
11 23 (19.83%) SQL
12 22 (18.97%) SQL Server
13 20 (17.24%) Incident Management
14 19 (16.38%) VMware Infrastructure
14 19 (16.38%) Clustering
14 19 (16.38%) Finance
15 18 (15.52%) Oracle
15 18 (15.52%) SSL
15 18 (15.52%) CentOS
16 17 (14.66%) Load Balancing
17 15 (12.93%) nginx
17 15 (12.93%) DNS
17 15 (12.93%) JBoss
17 15 (12.93%) Firewall
18 14 (12.07%) Web Services
18 14 (12.07%) Java
18 14 (12.07%) TCP/IP

Linux Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 44 (37.93%) Apache
2 27 (23.28%) Tomcat
3 15 (12.93%) JBoss
3 15 (12.93%) nginx
4 12 (10.34%) IIS
5 3 (2.59%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.72%) CMS
6 2 (1.72%) Zope
6 2 (1.72%) Plone
6 2 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.72%) Drupal
6 2 (1.72%) Alfresco
6 2 (1.72%) WordPress
6 2 (1.72%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.86%) Confluence
7 1 (0.86%) GlassFish
Applications
1 12 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.07%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (11.21%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (10.34%) Amazon S3
3 12 (10.34%) Amazon SQS
3 12 (10.34%) Amazon ELB
3 12 (10.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.86%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.86%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (15.52%) SSL
2 15 (12.93%) DNS
2 15 (12.93%) Firewall
3 14 (12.07%) TCP/IP
4 12 (10.34%) SAN
4 12 (10.34%) OpenVPN
5 9 (7.76%) FTP
5 9 (7.76%) HTTP
6 5 (4.31%) SMTP
7 4 (3.45%) LAN
7 4 (3.45%) WAN
7 4 (3.45%) SSH
8 3 (2.59%) Ethereal
8 3 (2.59%) Wireshark
8 3 (2.59%) tcpdump
8 3 (2.59%) DHCP
8 3 (2.59%) SNMP
8 3 (2.59%) VPN
9 2 (1.72%) Internet
9 2 (1.72%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (33.62%) MySQL
2 22 (18.97%) SQL Server
3 12 (10.34%) Redis
3 12 (10.34%) Amazon RDS
4 7 (6.03%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (4.31%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.86%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.86%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (5.17%) JIRA
2 2 (1.72%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.72%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.86%) Gerrit
General
1 19 (16.38%) Finance
2 6 (5.17%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.45%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.45%) Games
4 1 (0.86%) Billing
4 1 (0.86%) Marketing
4 1 (0.86%) French Language
4 1 (0.86%) Italian Language
4 1 (0.86%) Advertising
4 1 (0.86%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.07%) Web Services
2 7 (6.03%) XML
3 5 (4.31%) Flash
3 5 (4.31%) HTML
4 2 (1.72%) .NET
4 2 (1.72%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.86%) COM
5 1 (0.86%) J2EE
5 1 (0.86%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.38%) Clustering
2 8 (6.90%) Open Source
3 6 (5.17%) Mobile App
4 5 (4.31%) Replication
4 5 (4.31%) E-Learning
5 4 (3.45%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.45%) iPad
5 4 (3.45%) User Experience
5 4 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.59%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.72%) BBC
7 2 (1.72%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.86%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.86%) DTV
8 1 (0.86%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.86%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 116 (100.00%) Linux
2 40 (34.48%) UNIX
3 33 (28.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 31 (26.72%) Windows
5 18 (15.52%) CentOS
6 12 (10.34%) Amazon Linux
7 11 (9.48%) Ubuntu
8 10 (8.62%) Android
8 10 (8.62%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (8.62%) Debian
8 10 (8.62%) Apple iOS
9 8 (6.90%) Solaris
10 7 (6.03%) Windows 7
10 7 (6.03%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (6.03%) Windows 8
11 3 (2.59%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (2.59%) SUSE
12 2 (1.72%) Windows XP
12 2 (1.72%) AIX
12 2 (1.72%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (17.24%) Incident Management
2 17 (14.66%) Load Balancing
3 12 (10.34%) ITIL
4 10 (8.62%) Migration
5 9 (7.76%) Configuration Management
6 8 (6.90%) Service Management
7 6 (5.17%) Project Management
7 6 (5.17%) Network Design
8 5 (4.31%) CRM
8 5 (4.31%) Change Management
9 4 (3.45%) ITSM
9 4 (3.45%) B2B
9 4 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (3.45%) Problem Management
10 3 (2.59%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (2.59%) Workflow
10 3 (2.59%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (2.59%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 38 (32.76%) Perl
1 38 (32.76%) PHP
2 33 (28.45%) Python
3 23 (19.83%) SQL
4 14 (12.07%) Java
5 13 (11.21%) Bash Shell
6 8 (6.90%) Shell Script
7 6 (5.17%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.72%) C++
8 2 (1.72%) VBScript
8 2 (1.72%) Ruby
9 1 (0.86%) Korn
9 1 (0.86%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.86%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.86%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (9.48%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.76%) SC Cleared
3 8 (6.90%) RHCE
4 7 (6.03%) Degree
5 4 (3.45%) CTC Cleared
5 4 (3.45%) DV Cleared
5 4 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.72%) MCP
7 1 (0.86%) MCSE
7 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.86%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.86%) LPIC
7 1 (0.86%) MCITP
7 1 (0.86%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.45%) SLA
2 2 (1.72%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.86%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.86%) QA
System Software
1 19 (16.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (11.21%) KVM
3 9 (7.76%) Active Directory
4 7 (6.03%) VMware ESX
4 7 (6.03%) vSphere
5 3 (2.59%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (2.59%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.59%) Postfix
6 2 (1.72%) Sendmail
6 2 (1.72%) NFS
6 2 (1.72%) XenServer
7 1 (0.86%) Docker
7 1 (0.86%) iptables
7 1 (0.86%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.86%) Corosync
7 1 (0.86%) XenApp
7 1 (0.86%) Xen
7 1 (0.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.86%) Samba
Systems Management
1 28 (24.14%) Nagios
2 14 (12.07%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (11.21%) cPanel
3 13 (11.21%) Plesk
4 12 (10.34%) logstash
5 11 (9.48%) Webmin
6 7 (6.03%) Puppet
7 5 (4.31%) NetBackup
8 4 (3.45%) EMC NetWorker
8 4 (3.45%) Opsview
9 2 (1.72%) Ansible
10 1 (0.86%) Mesos
10 1 (0.86%) SCCM
10 1 (0.86%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.86%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.86%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.86%) vMotion
10 1 (0.86%) Pacemaker
10 1 (0.86%) Salt
Vendors
1 39 (33.62%) Red Hat
2 37 (31.90%) VMware
3 18 (15.52%) Oracle
4 10 (8.62%) Microsoft
5 9 (7.76%) HP
6 5 (4.31%) Symantec
7 4 (3.45%) EMC
7 4 (3.45%) Cisco
7 4 (3.45%) Google
7 4 (3.45%) SolarWinds
8 3 (2.59%) F5
8 3 (2.59%) WatchGuard
8 3 (2.59%) SonicWALL
8 3 (2.59%) Blue Coat
8 3 (2.59%) Websense
8 3 (2.59%) Clearswift
9 2 (1.72%) Sophos
9 2 (1.72%) SAP
10 1 (0.86%) IBM
10 1 (0.86%) Intel
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