The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Linux Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Support Engineer
UK / England
Rank 737 792 761
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support Engineer 90 123 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.14% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 84 118 125
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £33,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+19.40% -14.10%

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
75025 89999 94835
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.45% 96.53% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 62757 76295 79421
Median salary £47,500 £45,790 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.73% +1.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Linux Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured Linux Support Engineer in the job title.

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 21 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Support Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +59 30 £35,000 +4.47% 1
London +31 28 £55,000 +18.91% 4
North West -2 12 £40,000 +33.33% 3
West Midlands +18 7 £25,000 -37.50%
Yorkshire +29 6 £27,500 -8.33%
East of England +8 5 £45,000 +28.57%
South West +24 2 £25,750 +25.60%
Linux Support Engineer
UK

Linux Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, Linux Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Linux Support Engineer in the job title.

1 239 (100.00%) Linux
2 158 (66.11%) Windows
3 98 (41.00%) Red Hat
4 93 (38.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 90 (37.66%) Firewall
6 82 (34.31%) MySQL
7 80 (33.47%) Oracle
7 80 (33.47%) SQL Server
8 74 (30.96%) SQL
9 73 (30.54%) Perl
10 69 (28.87%) Python
11 68 (28.45%) Active Directory
11 68 (28.45%) VMware
12 60 (25.10%) Amazon AWS
12 60 (25.10%) Tomcat
12 60 (25.10%) TCP/IP
13 57 (23.85%) Apache
14 56 (23.43%) Unix
15 55 (23.01%) PowerShell
16 53 (22.18%) Puppet
17 52 (21.76%) ITIL
18 49 (20.50%) WebSphere
18 49 (20.50%) Bash Shell
19 47 (19.67%) Middleware
20 45 (18.83%) JBoss
21 43 (17.99%) Web Services
22 42 (17.57%) WebLogic
23 41 (17.15%) SaaS
24 40 (16.74%) Java
25 39 (16.32%) HTTP

Linux Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 60 (25.10%) Tomcat
2 57 (23.85%) Apache
3 49 (20.50%) WebSphere
4 45 (18.83%) JBoss
5 42 (17.57%) WebLogic
6 39 (16.32%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 26 (10.88%) BizTalk Server
8 22 (9.21%) IIS
9 13 (5.44%) MS Exchange
10 10 (4.18%) Skype for Business
11 8 (3.35%) Elasticsearch
12 6 (2.51%) Alfresco
13 5 (2.09%) nginx
14 3 (1.26%) Confluence
14 3 (1.26%) GlassFish
14 3 (1.26%) IBM Notes
15 2 (0.84%) Drupal
16 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
16 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
16 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (5.44%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 60 (25.10%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (17.15%) SaaS
3 27 (11.30%) Office 365
4 23 (9.62%) PaaS
5 13 (5.44%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (5.44%) Amazon S3
5 13 (5.44%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (2.09%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.84%) G Suite
9 1 (0.42%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 90 (37.66%) Firewall
2 60 (25.10%) TCP/IP
3 39 (16.32%) HTTP
4 34 (14.23%) WAN
5 32 (13.39%) LDAP
6 28 (11.72%) SAN
7 27 (11.30%) DNS
7 27 (11.30%) NAS
8 24 (10.04%) LAN
9 20 (8.37%) VPN
10 19 (7.95%) Internet
11 16 (6.69%) DHCP
11 16 (6.69%) VoIP
12 14 (5.86%) VLAN
13 12 (5.02%) MPLS
13 12 (5.02%) PBX
13 12 (5.02%) Remote Desktop
14 10 (4.18%) ISDN
15 7 (2.93%) Network Security
16 6 (2.51%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (34.31%) MySQL
2 80 (33.47%) SQL Server
3 29 (12.13%) Relational Database
4 27 (11.30%) RDBMS
5 13 (5.44%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (5.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (5.44%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (3.35%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (2.51%) InfluxDB
8 4 (1.67%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.67%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.26%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.26%) DB2
10 2 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.84%) Redis
11 1 (0.42%) UniData
Development Applications
1 13 (5.44%) Jenkins
1 13 (5.44%) JMeter
2 11 (4.60%) JIRA
3 6 (2.51%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.84%) SonarQube
General
1 35 (14.64%) Finance
2 20 (8.37%) Telecoms
3 17 (7.11%) Banking
4 16 (6.69%) Financial Institution
5 15 (6.28%) Retail
6 12 (5.02%) Games
7 8 (3.35%) Manufacturing
8 7 (2.93%) French Language
8 7 (2.93%) Marketing
9 6 (2.51%) Electronics
10 4 (1.67%) Publishing
11 3 (1.26%) German Language
12 2 (0.84%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.42%) Avionics
13 1 (0.42%) Back Office
13 1 (0.42%) Legal
13 1 (0.42%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (19.67%) Middleware
2 43 (17.99%) Web Services
3 31 (12.97%) LAMP
4 7 (2.93%) Regular Expression
5 4 (1.67%) LEMP Stack
5 4 (1.67%) Spring
6 3 (1.26%) HornetQ
7 2 (0.84%) HTML
7 2 (0.84%) IBM Integration Bus
7 2 (0.84%) Sensu
8 1 (0.42%) .NET
8 1 (0.42%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.42%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.42%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (0.42%) RESTful
8 1 (0.42%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (11.30%) Enterprise Software
2 20 (8.37%) Data Centre
3 15 (6.28%) Mathematics
4 13 (5.44%) Computer Science
5 12 (5.02%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (4.18%) Cyberthreat
7 5 (2.09%) Hedge funds
8 4 (1.67%) Fintech
8 4 (1.67%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.67%) Xbox
9 3 (1.26%) Equities
9 3 (1.26%) Replication
10 2 (0.84%) EMC VNX
10 2 (0.84%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.84%) IPTV
10 2 (0.84%) Physics
10 2 (0.84%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.42%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (0.42%) IVR
11 1 (0.42%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 239 (100.00%) Linux
2 158 (66.11%) Windows
3 93 (38.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 56 (23.43%) Unix
5 36 (15.06%) Windows Server
6 22 (9.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (7.11%) CentOS
7 17 (7.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (5.86%) Solaris
8 14 (5.86%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (5.02%) Ubuntu
10 6 (2.51%) Debian
11 4 (1.67%) AIX
11 4 (1.67%) HPUX
11 4 (1.67%) Mac OS
12 3 (1.26%) SUSE
12 3 (1.26%) VMS
12 3 (1.26%) Windows NT
13 2 (0.84%) IRIX
13 2 (0.84%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (21.76%) ITIL
2 26 (10.88%) Mentoring
2 26 (10.88%) Web Operations
3 21 (8.79%) Load Testing
4 17 (7.11%) DevOps
5 16 (6.69%) Incident Management
6 14 (5.86%) Capacity Management
6 14 (5.86%) High Availability
7 13 (5.44%) Performance Analysis
8 12 (5.02%) Configuration Management
9 11 (4.60%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (4.60%) Analytics
9 11 (4.60%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (4.18%) Coaching
10 10 (4.18%) E-Commerce
10 10 (4.18%) Problem Management
10 10 (4.18%) SIEM
11 9 (3.77%) ITIL V3
12 8 (3.35%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (3.35%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (30.96%) SQL
2 73 (30.54%) Perl
3 69 (28.87%) Python
4 55 (23.01%) PowerShell
5 49 (20.50%) Bash Shell
6 40 (16.74%) Java
7 38 (15.90%) C
8 25 (10.46%) Ruby
9 16 (6.69%) Shell Script
10 14 (5.86%) C#
11 10 (4.18%) C++
12 8 (3.35%) PHP
13 4 (1.67%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.84%) JavaScript
15 1 (0.42%) VB
15 1 (0.42%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (10.88%) Degree
2 11 (4.60%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (3.35%) MCSE
3 8 (3.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (2.51%) CCNA
4 6 (2.51%) CISSP
5 5 (2.09%) CCNP
5 5 (2.09%) CCSE
5 5 (2.09%) MCP
6 4 (1.67%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.26%) CEH
7 3 (1.26%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.84%) HND
8 2 (0.84%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.42%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.42%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.42%) RHCE
9 1 (0.42%) RHCSA
9 1 (0.42%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.93%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.09%) SLA
3 1 (0.42%) QA
System Software
1 68 (28.45%) Active Directory
2 39 (16.32%) Oracle RAC
3 38 (15.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (11.30%) Hyper-V
5 20 (8.37%) VMware ESX
6 12 (5.02%) Terminal Services
7 10 (4.18%) vSphere
8 6 (2.51%) vCloud
9 4 (1.67%) Docker
9 4 (1.67%) Samba
10 3 (1.26%) NFS
10 3 (1.26%) Xen
11 2 (0.84%) iptables
11 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.84%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.84%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 53 (22.18%) Puppet
2 26 (10.88%) OpenAM
3 19 (7.95%) Nagios
4 15 (6.28%) Ansible
5 12 (5.02%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (2.51%) Grafana
6 6 (2.51%) Graphite
7 3 (1.26%) Cobbler
7 3 (1.26%) Kibana
7 3 (1.26%) Nessus
7 3 (1.26%) Nmap
8 2 (0.84%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.84%) EMC VPLEX
8 2 (0.84%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.84%) Munin
8 2 (0.84%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.84%) NetIQ Identity Manager
8 2 (0.84%) Rundeck
8 2 (0.84%) Simpana
8 2 (0.84%) WSUS
Vendors
1 98 (41.00%) Red Hat
2 80 (33.47%) Oracle
3 68 (28.45%) VMware
4 35 (14.64%) Microsoft
5 33 (13.81%) Cisco
6 28 (11.72%) Sun
7 15 (6.28%) CheckPoint
8 14 (5.86%) HP
9 10 (4.18%) LogRhythm
10 8 (3.35%) Sybase
11 7 (2.93%) SAP
12 5 (2.09%) LANDesk
12 5 (2.09%) Novell
12 5 (2.09%) Splunk
13 4 (1.67%) Citrix
13 4 (1.67%) CommVault
13 4 (1.67%) EMC
13 4 (1.67%) IBM
13 4 (1.67%) Zerto
14 3 (1.26%) NetApp
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