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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Support Engineer
Rank 793 822 804
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support Engineer 61 67 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.061% 0.061% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.065% 0.065% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 60 66 38
Average salary £41,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.81% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,900 £36,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+21.94% +16.12%
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
94314 103747 96405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.64% 94.61% 94.66%
Number of salaries quoted 78324 85889 81068
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 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 May 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 22 May 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 +5 24 £45,000 +13.20% 5
London +55 15 £38,500 -3.75% 2
East of England +15 12 £41,950 +4.87%
West Midlands -6 4 £48,000 +47.69%
Yorkshire +9 3 £27,500 +22.22%
North West -15 2 £31,500 -8.69%
South West - 1 £45,000 -
Linux Support Engineer
UK

Linux Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 131 (100.00%) Linux
2 59 (45.04%) Apache
2 59 (45.04%) Red Hat
3 54 (41.22%) VMware
4 46 (35.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 44 (33.59%) Windows
6 39 (29.77%) Tomcat
6 39 (29.77%) MySQL
7 38 (29.01%) Nagios
8 36 (27.48%) Python
9 33 (25.19%) Oracle
9 33 (25.19%) UNIX
10 31 (23.66%) Perl
11 27 (20.61%) Clustering
12 26 (19.85%) PHP
13 24 (18.32%) Load Balancing
14 23 (17.56%) SQL Server
15 22 (16.79%) JBoss
16 21 (16.03%) SQL
16 21 (16.03%) VMware Infrastructure
17 20 (15.27%) Ubuntu
17 20 (15.27%) Incident Management
17 20 (15.27%) KVM
18 17 (12.98%) SSL
19 16 (12.21%) Plesk
19 16 (12.21%) CentOS
19 16 (12.21%) cPanel
20 15 (11.45%) nginx
20 15 (11.45%) TCP/IP
20 15 (11.45%) MS Excel

Linux Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 59 (45.04%) Apache
2 39 (29.77%) Tomcat
3 22 (16.79%) JBoss
4 15 (11.45%) nginx
5 12 (9.16%) IIS
6 5 (3.82%) Zope
6 5 (3.82%) Plone
7 4 (3.05%) CMS
7 4 (3.05%) WordPress
7 4 (3.05%) Alfresco
7 4 (3.05%) Drupal
8 2 (1.53%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.76%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.76%) Confluence
9 1 (0.76%) GlassFish
Applications
1 15 (11.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.53%) MS Office
3 1 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.69%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (9.92%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (9.16%) Amazon S3
3 12 (9.16%) Amazon ELB
3 12 (9.16%) Amazon SQS
3 12 (9.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 6 (4.58%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (3.82%) IaaS
6 4 (3.05%) Google Drive
7 1 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.98%) SSL
2 15 (11.45%) TCP/IP
3 14 (10.69%) DNS
3 14 (10.69%) Firewall
4 12 (9.16%) SAN
4 12 (9.16%) OpenVPN
5 10 (7.63%) FTP
6 6 (4.58%) HTTP
7 5 (3.82%) VPN
7 5 (3.82%) LAN
7 5 (3.82%) WAN
8 4 (3.05%) SMTP
8 4 (3.05%) Internet
8 4 (3.05%) SSH
9 3 (2.29%) DHCP
10 2 (1.53%) INAP
10 2 (1.53%) SS7
10 2 (1.53%) Telnet
10 2 (1.53%) LDAP
10 2 (1.53%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (29.77%) MySQL
2 23 (17.56%) SQL Server
3 13 (9.92%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (9.16%) Amazon RDS
4 12 (9.16%) Redis
5 5 (3.82%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (3.05%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.53%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.76%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (3.05%) JIRA
1 4 (3.05%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.53%) Subversion
3 1 (0.76%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.76%) Gerrit
General
1 13 (9.92%) Finance
2 7 (5.34%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.82%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.05%) Games
5 2 (1.53%) Advertising
6 1 (0.76%) Marketing
6 1 (0.76%) French Language
6 1 (0.76%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.76%) Banking
6 1 (0.76%) Billing
6 1 (0.76%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.69%) Web Services
2 6 (4.58%) XML
3 4 (3.05%) HTML
4 3 (2.29%) Flash
5 2 (1.53%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.53%) .NET
5 2 (1.53%) J2EE
5 2 (1.53%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.76%) REST
6 1 (0.76%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.76%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 27 (20.61%) Clustering
2 6 (4.58%) Mobile App
2 6 (4.58%) Open Source
3 5 (3.82%) Replication
4 4 (3.05%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.05%) iPad
4 4 (3.05%) User Experience
4 4 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.29%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.29%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.29%) E-Learning
6 2 (1.53%) BBC
6 2 (1.53%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.76%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.76%) Wiki
7 1 (0.76%) Statistics
7 1 (0.76%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 131 (100.00%) Linux
2 46 (35.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 44 (33.59%) Windows
4 33 (25.19%) UNIX
5 20 (15.27%) Ubuntu
6 16 (12.21%) CentOS
7 12 (9.16%) Amazon Linux
8 11 (8.40%) Debian
8 11 (8.40%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (7.63%) Android
9 10 (7.63%) Apple iOS
10 8 (6.11%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (6.11%) Windows 8
10 8 (6.11%) Windows 7
11 5 (3.82%) AIX
11 5 (3.82%) Solaris
12 4 (3.05%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (2.29%) SUSE
14 2 (1.53%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.76%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (18.32%) Load Balancing
2 20 (15.27%) Incident Management
3 14 (10.69%) Network Design
4 12 (9.16%) Migration
5 11 (8.40%) ITIL
6 8 (6.11%) Service Management
7 6 (4.58%) Configuration Management
7 6 (4.58%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (4.58%) Change Control
8 4 (3.05%) Project Management
8 4 (3.05%) Change Management
8 4 (3.05%) ITSM
8 4 (3.05%) B2B
8 4 (3.05%) Problem Management
8 4 (3.05%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (3.05%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (2.29%) Database Tuning
9 3 (2.29%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (2.29%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (2.29%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 36 (27.48%) Python
2 31 (23.66%) Perl
3 26 (19.85%) PHP
4 21 (16.03%) SQL
5 13 (9.92%) Bash Shell
5 13 (9.92%) Java
6 8 (6.11%) Shell Script
7 5 (3.82%) Ruby
7 5 (3.82%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.53%) C++
8 2 (1.53%) Korn
9 1 (0.76%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.76%) C
9 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.76%) VBScript
9 1 (0.76%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 11 (8.40%) Security Cleared
2 10 (7.63%) Degree
3 9 (6.87%) SC Cleared
3 9 (6.87%) RHCE
4 4 (3.05%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (3.05%) CTC Cleared
4 4 (3.05%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.53%) MCP
5 2 (1.53%) LPIC
5 2 (1.53%) RHCSA
6 1 (0.76%) RHCA
6 1 (0.76%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.58%) SLA
2 1 (0.76%) PMBOK
2 1 (0.76%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.76%) QA
System Software
1 21 (16.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (15.27%) KVM
3 9 (6.87%) Active Directory
4 7 (5.34%) vSphere
4 7 (5.34%) VMware ESX
5 3 (2.29%) Postfix
5 3 (2.29%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.29%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.53%) NFS
6 2 (1.53%) Sendmail
6 2 (1.53%) XenServer
7 1 (0.76%) iptables
7 1 (0.76%) XenApp
7 1 (0.76%) Docker
7 1 (0.76%) Corosync
7 1 (0.76%) vCloud
7 1 (0.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.76%) Xen
7 1 (0.76%) Samba
Systems Management
1 38 (29.01%) Nagios
2 16 (12.21%) Plesk
2 16 (12.21%) cPanel
3 14 (10.69%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (9.16%) logstash
4 12 (9.16%) Webmin
5 7 (5.34%) Puppet
6 5 (3.82%) Opsview
6 5 (3.82%) Tivoli
7 4 (3.05%) NetBackup
7 4 (3.05%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (1.53%) SCCM
8 2 (1.53%) Ansible
9 1 (0.76%) Mesos
9 1 (0.76%) Pacemaker
9 1 (0.76%) vMotion
9 1 (0.76%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.76%) Cacti
9 1 (0.76%) Salt
9 1 (0.76%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 59 (45.04%) Red Hat
2 54 (41.22%) VMware
3 33 (25.19%) Oracle
4 12 (9.16%) Microsoft
5 11 (8.40%) HP
6 6 (4.58%) SAP
7 5 (3.82%) IBM
7 5 (3.82%) Symantec
8 4 (3.05%) Cisco
8 4 (3.05%) EMC
8 4 (3.05%) Google
8 4 (3.05%) SolarWinds
9 2 (1.53%) Sophos
9 2 (1.53%) NetApp
10 1 (0.76%) Veeam
10 1 (0.76%) F5
10 1 (0.76%) Blue Coat
10 1 (0.76%) Juniper
10 1 (0.76%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.76%) Citrix
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