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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Support Engineer
Rank 819 811 836
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support Engineer 55 34 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.050% 0.033% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.035% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 51 31 42
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 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £26,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+32.07% -33.75%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103361 95969 105981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.24% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 85252 80299 91558
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 25 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 25 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 23 £40,000 +50.94% 4
North West - 11 £35,000 -
London -41 10 £40,000 -3.61% 2
West Midlands -5 5 £31,000 -6.06%
East of England -4 3 £40,000 +60.00%
Yorkshire -38 2 £22,500 -43.75%
North East - 1 £37,000 -
Linux Support Engineer
UK

Linux Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 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.

1 127 (100.00%) Linux
2 59 (46.46%) UNIX
3 54 (42.52%) Red Hat
4 47 (37.01%) Windows
5 34 (26.77%) Problem Management
6 33 (25.98%) Change Management
7 31 (24.41%) MySQL
8 28 (22.05%) Python
8 28 (22.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 25 (19.69%) Apache
10 22 (17.32%) Bash Shell
10 22 (17.32%) Ubuntu
11 21 (16.54%) PHP
12 19 (14.96%) Degree
13 18 (14.17%) Oracle
13 18 (14.17%) Perl
14 17 (13.39%) Firewall
14 17 (13.39%) Internet
15 16 (12.60%) DNS
15 16 (12.60%) Cisco
15 16 (12.60%) Oracle Database
16 15 (11.81%) TCP/IP
16 15 (11.81%) ITIL
17 14 (11.02%) SQL
17 14 (11.02%) Nagios
17 14 (11.02%) VMware
18 13 (10.24%) SUSE
18 13 (10.24%) Windows Server 2008
19 12 (9.45%) CentOS
19 12 (9.45%) Solaris

Linux Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 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 25 (19.69%) Apache
2 12 (9.45%) Tomcat
3 6 (4.72%) CMS
4 5 (3.94%) Drupal
4 5 (3.94%) Alfresco
4 5 (3.94%) WordPress
5 4 (3.15%) IIS
6 2 (1.57%) nginx
6 2 (1.57%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.57%) Commerce Server
7 1 (0.79%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 8 (6.30%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.30%) SaaS
2 7 (5.51%) PaaS
3 5 (3.94%) IaaS
4 2 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.79%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 17 (13.39%) Internet
1 17 (13.39%) Firewall
2 16 (12.60%) DNS
3 15 (11.81%) TCP/IP
4 12 (9.45%) VoIP
4 12 (9.45%) FTP
5 11 (8.66%) SNMP
6 9 (7.09%) DHCP
7 7 (5.51%) WAN
7 7 (5.51%) VPN
7 7 (5.51%) SSL
8 6 (4.72%) LAN
9 4 (3.15%) PBX
9 4 (3.15%) SMTP
9 4 (3.15%) HTTP
9 4 (3.15%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (2.36%) NAS
10 3 (2.36%) SAN
10 3 (2.36%) IPv4
11 2 (1.57%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (24.41%) MySQL
2 16 (12.60%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.15%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.15%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.57%) DB2
5 1 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (1.57%) JIRA
1 2 (1.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.57%) Gerrit
1 2 (1.57%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (5.51%) Retail
2 6 (4.72%) Finance
3 4 (3.15%) Games
4 2 (1.57%) Automotive
4 2 (1.57%) Advertising
4 2 (1.57%) Marketing
5 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.94%) Web Services
2 4 (3.15%) XML
3 2 (1.57%) LAMP
3 2 (1.57%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.57%) Java EE
3 2 (1.57%) .NET
3 2 (1.57%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.72%) Management Information System
2 5 (3.94%) Client/Server
2 5 (3.94%) Clustering
3 4 (3.15%) iPad
4 2 (1.57%) Video Editing
4 2 (1.57%) iDTV
4 2 (1.57%) BBC
5 1 (0.79%) Replication
5 1 (0.79%) CMDB
5 1 (0.79%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 127 (100.00%) Linux
2 59 (46.46%) UNIX
3 47 (37.01%) Windows
4 28 (22.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (17.32%) Ubuntu
6 13 (10.24%) SUSE
6 13 (10.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (9.45%) CentOS
7 12 (9.45%) Solaris
8 11 (8.66%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (5.51%) Windows 7
10 5 (3.94%) Debian
11 4 (3.15%) Android
11 4 (3.15%) Apple iOS
11 4 (3.15%) VMS
12 3 (2.36%) AIX
13 1 (0.79%) HPUX
13 1 (0.79%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (26.77%) Problem Management
2 33 (25.98%) Change Management
3 15 (11.81%) ITIL
4 9 (7.09%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (6.30%) Service Management
6 6 (4.72%) Service Delivery
7 5 (3.94%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (3.94%) Incident Management
8 4 (3.15%) ITSM
8 4 (3.15%) Performance Management
8 4 (3.15%) B2B
8 4 (3.15%) Configuration Management
8 4 (3.15%) Capacity Management
9 3 (2.36%) Migration
10 2 (1.57%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (1.57%) Network Management
10 2 (1.57%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (1.57%) Time Management
10 2 (1.57%) E-Commerce
10 2 (1.57%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (22.05%) Python
2 22 (17.32%) Bash Shell
3 21 (16.54%) PHP
4 18 (14.17%) Perl
5 14 (11.02%) SQL
6 10 (7.87%) Ruby
7 8 (6.30%) Shell Script
8 7 (5.51%) Java
9 6 (4.72%) JavaScript
10 3 (2.36%) AWK
10 3 (2.36%) Lua
11 2 (1.57%) Korn
Qualifications
1 19 (14.96%) Degree
2 4 (3.15%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (2.36%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.36%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.57%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.57%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.45%) SLA
2 2 (1.57%) QA
System Software
1 9 (7.09%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.51%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 7 (5.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.72%) Squid
4 4 (3.15%) KVM
5 2 (1.57%) NFS
6 1 (0.79%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 14 (11.02%) Nagios
2 10 (7.87%) Puppet
2 10 (7.87%) Vagrant
2 10 (7.87%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (7.87%) Zenoss
3 9 (7.09%) Plesk
4 7 (5.51%) Tivoli
5 5 (3.94%) ZABBIX
5 5 (3.94%) Salt
6 4 (3.15%) Opsview
7 2 (1.57%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 54 (42.52%) Red Hat
2 18 (14.17%) Oracle
3 16 (12.60%) Cisco
4 14 (11.02%) VMware
5 8 (6.30%) IBM
5 8 (6.30%) Microsoft
6 6 (4.72%) Google
7 4 (3.15%) SolarWinds
7 4 (3.15%) HP
7 4 (3.15%) EMC
8 2 (1.57%) Citrix
8 2 (1.57%) Zoho
8 2 (1.57%) JBoss
9 1 (0.79%) Fortinet
9 1 (0.79%) Hitachi
9 1 (0.79%) Sun
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
South West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000 + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Thames Ditton, Surrey
Optima Connections
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 16 days ago