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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Support Engineer
Rank 818 811 842
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support Engineer 47 52 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.045% 0.052% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.055% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 32 52 26
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,400 £21,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £62,000 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £45,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +33.33%
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
98061 95266 102493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.68% 94.72% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82304 78117 89013
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -28 21 £38,500 -17.20% 4
London +1 17 £37,500 +15.38% 2
South West - 3 £35,000 -
Yorkshire -16 2 £40,000 +56.86%
North West -17 2 - -
North East - 2 £20,000 -
East of England - 1 £50,000 -
Linux Support Engineer
UK

Linux Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 117 (100.00%) Linux
2 42 (35.90%) UNIX
3 41 (35.04%) MySQL
4 35 (29.91%) Red Hat
5 32 (27.35%) Apache
6 30 (25.64%) Perl
7 29 (24.79%) PHP
8 28 (23.93%) VMware
9 26 (22.22%) Python
10 25 (21.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 21 (17.95%) Windows
11 21 (17.95%) CentOS
12 19 (16.24%) Finance
12 19 (16.24%) cPanel
13 18 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
14 17 (14.53%) nginx
14 17 (14.53%) Plesk
14 17 (14.53%) Bash Shell
15 16 (13.68%) DNS
15 16 (13.68%) Change Management
16 15 (12.82%) Debian
16 15 (12.82%) Ubuntu
16 15 (12.82%) Problem Management
17 14 (11.97%) SQL Server
17 14 (11.97%) SSL
18 13 (11.11%) IIS
18 13 (11.11%) MS Excel
18 13 (11.11%) Firewall
18 13 (11.11%) KVM
19 12 (10.26%) TCP/IP

Linux Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 32 (27.35%) Apache
2 17 (14.53%) nginx
3 13 (11.11%) IIS
4 10 (8.55%) Tomcat
5 6 (5.13%) JBoss
5 6 (5.13%) WordPress
6 4 (3.42%) Drupal
6 4 (3.42%) Alfresco
7 3 (2.56%) CMS
8 2 (1.71%) Joomla!
8 2 (1.71%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.71%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.27%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.42%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (3.42%) Amazon S3
2 4 (3.42%) Amazon SQS
2 4 (3.42%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.85%) Route 53
3 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.68%) DNS
2 14 (11.97%) SSL
3 13 (11.11%) Firewall
4 12 (10.26%) TCP/IP
5 7 (5.98%) FTP
6 5 (4.27%) SMTP
6 5 (4.27%) VoIP
6 5 (4.27%) Internet
6 5 (4.27%) SNMP
7 4 (3.42%) SSH
7 4 (3.42%) OpenVPN
7 4 (3.42%) VPN
7 4 (3.42%) DHCP
8 3 (2.56%) HTTP
8 3 (2.56%) WAN
8 3 (2.56%) LDAP
8 3 (2.56%) IPv4
8 3 (2.56%) IPv6
8 3 (2.56%) Ethereal
8 3 (2.56%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (35.04%) MySQL
2 14 (11.97%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.27%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (4.27%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.42%) Redis
5 3 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (5.98%) JIRA
2 4 (3.42%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.56%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.56%) Gerrit
General
1 19 (16.24%) Finance
2 4 (3.42%) Banking
3 3 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.27%) Web Services
2 4 (3.42%) HTML
2 4 (3.42%) Flash
3 3 (2.56%) LAMP
4 2 (1.71%) Java EE
5 1 (0.85%) COM
5 1 (0.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.13%) Open Source
2 5 (4.27%) BBC
3 4 (3.42%) E-Learning
4 3 (2.56%) Video Editing
4 3 (2.56%) Clustering
4 3 (2.56%) iDTV
4 3 (2.56%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.85%) Replication
5 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 117 (100.00%) Linux
2 42 (35.90%) UNIX
3 25 (21.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (17.95%) Windows
4 21 (17.95%) CentOS
5 15 (12.82%) Debian
5 15 (12.82%) Ubuntu
6 6 (5.13%) Solaris
7 4 (3.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (3.42%) Amazon Linux
8 3 (2.56%) Apple iOS
8 3 (2.56%) Android
8 3 (2.56%) Fedora
9 2 (1.71%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.71%) SUSE
10 1 (0.85%) VMS
10 1 (0.85%) AIX
10 1 (0.85%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (13.68%) Change Management
2 15 (12.82%) Problem Management
3 9 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 8 (6.84%) ITIL
5 4 (3.42%) CRM
5 4 (3.42%) Incident Management
5 4 (3.42%) Migration
5 4 (3.42%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (3.42%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (2.56%) Database Tuning
6 3 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (2.56%) Load Balancing
6 3 (2.56%) Project Management
7 2 (1.71%) Service Management
7 2 (1.71%) Service Delivery
7 2 (1.71%) Performance Management
7 2 (1.71%) Capacity Management
7 2 (1.71%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (1.71%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (0.85%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 30 (25.64%) Perl
2 29 (24.79%) PHP
3 26 (22.22%) Python
4 17 (14.53%) Bash Shell
5 9 (7.69%) Shell Script
6 8 (6.84%) Java
7 6 (5.13%) JavaScript
7 6 (5.13%) SQL
8 2 (1.71%) AWK
8 2 (1.71%) Ruby
8 2 (1.71%) Korn
8 2 (1.71%) Lua
9 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.85%) VBScript
9 1 (0.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (5.13%) Degree
2 4 (3.42%) RHCE
3 2 (1.71%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.71%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.71%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.85%) RHCSA
4 1 (0.85%) MCITP
4 1 (0.85%) MCSE
4 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.69%) SLA
2 2 (1.71%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (11.11%) KVM
3 3 (2.56%) vSphere
3 3 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (2.56%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.56%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.71%) Squid
4 2 (1.71%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 2 (1.71%) Postfix
4 2 (1.71%) Sendmail
5 1 (0.85%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 19 (16.24%) cPanel
2 17 (14.53%) Plesk
3 12 (10.26%) Webmin
4 7 (5.98%) Nagios
5 6 (5.13%) Puppet
5 6 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (3.42%) logstash
7 2 (1.71%) Salt
7 2 (1.71%) Vagrant
7 2 (1.71%) Tivoli
7 2 (1.71%) Zenoss
7 2 (1.71%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.71%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.85%) Cacti
Vendors
1 35 (29.91%) Red Hat
2 28 (23.93%) VMware
3 10 (8.55%) Cisco
4 7 (5.98%) Oracle
5 5 (4.27%) Microsoft
5 5 (4.27%) HP
6 4 (3.42%) EMC
7 3 (2.56%) Websense
7 3 (2.56%) Clearswift
7 3 (2.56%) F5
7 3 (2.56%) Zoho
7 3 (2.56%) Blue Coat
7 3 (2.56%) Google
7 3 (2.56%) WatchGuard
7 3 (2.56%) SonicWALL
8 2 (1.71%) IBM
9 1 (0.85%) Intel
9 1 (0.85%) Juniper
9 1 (0.85%) 3PAR
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