The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Support Engineer
Rank 812 806 831
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support Engineer 59 39 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.054% 0.038% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.041% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 55 37 40
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £58,200 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £31,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -21.25%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103151 95852 105809
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.36% 94.20% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 84977 80074 91329
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Linux Support Engineer
UK

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 July 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 30 July 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 -7 25 £40,000 +50.94% 5
North West - 13 £35,000 -
London -48 11 £40,000 -3.61% 2
West Midlands +3 5 £31,000 -6.06%
East of England -8 2 £40,000 +60.00% 1
Yorkshire -29 2 £22,500 -43.75% 1
North East - 1 £37,000 -
Linux Support Engineer
UK

Linux Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 133 (100.00%) Linux
2 61 (45.86%) UNIX
3 56 (42.11%) Red Hat
4 48 (36.09%) Windows
5 35 (26.32%) Problem Management
6 34 (25.56%) Change Management
7 33 (24.81%) MySQL
8 30 (22.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 29 (21.80%) Python
10 27 (20.30%) Apache
11 23 (17.29%) Bash Shell
12 22 (16.54%) Ubuntu
13 21 (15.79%) PHP
14 20 (15.04%) Oracle
15 19 (14.29%) Firewall
15 19 (14.29%) Degree
16 18 (13.53%) Oracle Database
16 18 (13.53%) Perl
17 17 (12.78%) Cisco
17 17 (12.78%) Internet
18 16 (12.03%) VMware
18 16 (12.03%) TCP/IP
18 16 (12.03%) DNS
18 16 (12.03%) ITIL
19 15 (11.28%) SUSE
20 14 (10.53%) Nagios
20 14 (10.53%) Solaris
20 14 (10.53%) SQL
20 14 (10.53%) SLA
21 13 (9.77%) VoIP

Linux Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 27 (20.30%) Apache
2 12 (9.02%) Tomcat
3 6 (4.51%) CMS
4 5 (3.76%) WordPress
4 5 (3.76%) Alfresco
4 5 (3.76%) Drupal
5 4 (3.01%) IIS
6 2 (1.50%) nginx
6 2 (1.50%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.50%) Commerce Server
7 1 (0.75%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 8 (6.02%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.02%) SaaS
2 7 (5.26%) PaaS
3 5 (3.76%) IaaS
4 2 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.75%) Route 53
5 1 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (14.29%) Firewall
2 17 (12.78%) Internet
3 16 (12.03%) TCP/IP
3 16 (12.03%) DNS
4 13 (9.77%) VoIP
5 12 (9.02%) FTP
6 11 (8.27%) SNMP
7 9 (6.77%) DHCP
8 7 (5.26%) SSL
8 7 (5.26%) WAN
8 7 (5.26%) VPN
9 6 (4.51%) LAN
10 5 (3.76%) PBX
11 4 (3.01%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (3.01%) IPv4
11 4 (3.01%) SMTP
11 4 (3.01%) HTTP
12 3 (2.26%) LDAP
12 3 (2.26%) SAN
12 3 (2.26%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (24.81%) MySQL
2 18 (13.53%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.01%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.01%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.50%) DB2
5 1 (0.75%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (2.26%) JIRA
1 3 (2.26%) Gerrit
1 3 (2.26%) Git (software)
1 3 (2.26%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (5.26%) Retail
2 6 (4.51%) Finance
3 4 (3.01%) Games
4 2 (1.50%) Marketing
4 2 (1.50%) Automotive
4 2 (1.50%) Advertising
5 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.76%) Web Services
2 4 (3.01%) XML
3 2 (1.50%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.50%) Java EE
3 2 (1.50%) LAMP
3 2 (1.50%) COM
3 2 (1.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 5 (3.76%) Client/Server
2 5 (3.76%) Clustering
3 4 (3.01%) iPad
4 3 (2.26%) iDTV
4 3 (2.26%) BBC
4 3 (2.26%) Video Editing
5 1 (0.75%) Replication
5 1 (0.75%) CMDB
5 1 (0.75%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 133 (100.00%) Linux
2 61 (45.86%) UNIX
3 48 (36.09%) Windows
4 30 (22.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (16.54%) Ubuntu
6 15 (11.28%) SUSE
7 14 (10.53%) Solaris
8 13 (9.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (9.77%) CentOS
9 11 (8.27%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (5.26%) Windows 7
11 6 (4.51%) Debian
12 5 (3.76%) VMS
13 4 (3.01%) Apple iOS
13 4 (3.01%) Android
14 3 (2.26%) AIX
15 1 (0.75%) HPUX
15 1 (0.75%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (26.32%) Problem Management
2 34 (25.56%) Change Management
3 16 (12.03%) ITIL
4 10 (7.52%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (6.02%) Service Management
6 6 (4.51%) Service Delivery
7 5 (3.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (3.76%) Incident Management
8 4 (3.01%) Capacity Management
8 4 (3.01%) Performance Management
8 4 (3.01%) ITSM
8 4 (3.01%) Configuration Management
8 4 (3.01%) B2B
9 3 (2.26%) Migration
9 3 (2.26%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (1.50%) Infrastructure Management
10 2 (1.50%) Network Management
10 2 (1.50%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (1.50%) Time Management
10 2 (1.50%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 29 (21.80%) Python
2 23 (17.29%) Bash Shell
3 21 (15.79%) PHP
4 18 (13.53%) Perl
5 14 (10.53%) SQL
6 10 (7.52%) Ruby
7 8 (6.02%) Shell Script
8 7 (5.26%) Java
9 6 (4.51%) JavaScript
10 3 (2.26%) AWK
10 3 (2.26%) Lua
11 2 (1.50%) Korn
Qualifications
1 19 (14.29%) Degree
2 4 (3.01%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (2.26%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.26%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.50%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.50%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.53%) SLA
2 2 (1.50%) QA
System Software
1 9 (6.77%) Active Directory
1 9 (6.77%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 8 (6.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.51%) Squid
4 4 (3.01%) KVM
5 2 (1.50%) NFS
6 1 (0.75%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 14 (10.53%) Nagios
2 10 (7.52%) Puppet
2 10 (7.52%) Zenoss
2 10 (7.52%) Vagrant
2 10 (7.52%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (6.77%) Tivoli
3 9 (6.77%) Plesk
4 5 (3.76%) ZABBIX
4 5 (3.76%) Salt
5 4 (3.01%) Opsview
6 2 (1.50%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 56 (42.11%) Red Hat
2 20 (15.04%) Oracle
3 17 (12.78%) Cisco
4 16 (12.03%) VMware
5 10 (7.52%) IBM
6 9 (6.77%) Microsoft
7 7 (5.26%) Google
8 5 (3.76%) HP
9 4 (3.01%) SolarWinds
9 4 (3.01%) EMC
10 3 (2.26%) Zoho
11 2 (1.50%) Citrix
11 2 (1.50%) JBoss
12 1 (0.75%) Sun
12 1 (0.75%) Hitachi
12 1 (0.75%) Fortinet
Hertfordshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £23000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
South West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000 + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Thames Ditton, Surrey
Optima Connections
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Oxfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 21 days ago