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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Support Engineer
Rank 825 826 817
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support Engineer 41 61 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.040% 0.057% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.060% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 41 56 40
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £34,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+12.31% -
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
95842 101955 94501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.21% 94.45% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 80836 83289 79215
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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
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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 -1 16 £35,000 +16.66% 1
East of England +18 12 £43,900 +30.07% 1
London +7 5 £35,500 -11.25% 2
West Midlands +9 4 £37,500 +18.11%
North West -19 1 £23,500 -32.85% 3
South West - 1 £42,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £26,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £37,500 -
Linux Support Engineer
UK

Linux Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 100 (100.00%) Linux
2 52 (52.00%) Red Hat
3 45 (45.00%) VMware
4 44 (44.00%) Apache
5 40 (40.00%) Python
6 38 (38.00%) Windows
7 37 (37.00%) Tomcat
8 34 (34.00%) Oracle
9 29 (29.00%) UNIX
9 29 (29.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 26 (26.00%) Ubuntu
11 25 (25.00%) Bash Shell
12 23 (23.00%) Perl
13 20 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
14 19 (19.00%) Ruby
15 17 (17.00%) Nagios
16 16 (16.00%) JavaScript
16 16 (16.00%) MySQL
17 15 (15.00%) JBoss
17 15 (15.00%) Korn
18 14 (14.00%) Degree
19 13 (13.00%) Load Balancing
19 13 (13.00%) CentOS
19 13 (13.00%) Data Centre
20 12 (12.00%) Clustering
20 12 (12.00%) HTML
20 12 (12.00%) Java
20 12 (12.00%) TCP/IP
21 11 (11.00%) CSS
21 11 (11.00%) Network Design

Linux Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 44 (44.00%) Apache
2 37 (37.00%) Tomcat
3 15 (15.00%) JBoss
4 6 (6.00%) CMS
4 6 (6.00%) Drupal
4 6 (6.00%) Alfresco
4 6 (6.00%) WordPress
5 5 (5.00%) Zope
5 5 (5.00%) Plone
6 2 (2.00%) nginx
6 2 (2.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (2.00%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.00%) IIS
7 1 (1.00%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 4 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.00%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (5.00%) IaaS
3 3 (3.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.00%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.00%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.00%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.00%) TCP/IP
2 10 (10.00%) DNS
3 8 (8.00%) SSL
4 7 (7.00%) VPN
4 7 (7.00%) Internet
5 4 (4.00%) FTP
6 3 (3.00%) SS7
6 3 (3.00%) INAP
6 3 (3.00%) DMZ
7 2 (2.00%) SAN
7 2 (2.00%) Firewall
7 2 (2.00%) HTTP
7 2 (2.00%) DHCP
7 2 (2.00%) LAN
7 2 (2.00%) WAN
8 1 (1.00%) SMTP
8 1 (1.00%) UMTS
8 1 (1.00%) VoIP
8 1 (1.00%) GSM
8 1 (1.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 16 (16.00%) MySQL
3 4 (4.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.00%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.00%) Redis
5 1 (1.00%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 4 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.00%) Subversion
3 1 (1.00%) JIRA
3 1 (1.00%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (7.00%) Manufacturing
2 6 (6.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.00%) Finance
4 2 (2.00%) Marketing
5 1 (1.00%) Electronics
5 1 (1.00%) Advertising
5 1 (1.00%) Publishing
5 1 (1.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.00%) HTML
2 11 (11.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 11 (11.00%) CSS
3 3 (3.00%) Software Packaging
3 3 (3.00%) J2EE
4 2 (2.00%) Web Services
4 2 (2.00%) LAMP
5 1 (1.00%) XML
5 1 (1.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.00%) Data Centre
2 12 (12.00%) Clustering
3 3 (3.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.00%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.00%) DTV
5 1 (1.00%) Replication
5 1 (1.00%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 100 (100.00%) Linux
2 38 (38.00%) Windows
3 29 (29.00%) UNIX
3 29 (29.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 26 (26.00%) Ubuntu
5 13 (13.00%) CentOS
6 10 (10.00%) Debian
7 4 (4.00%) AIX
8 3 (3.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.00%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.00%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.00%) Amazon Linux
10 1 (1.00%) SUSE
10 1 (1.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (13.00%) Load Balancing
2 11 (11.00%) Network Design
3 10 (10.00%) Migration
4 7 (7.00%) ITIL
5 6 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (5.00%) Change Control
7 2 (2.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (2.00%) Open Source
7 2 (2.00%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.00%) Project Management
7 2 (2.00%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (1.00%) Time Management
8 1 (1.00%) Performance Management
8 1 (1.00%) Market Research
8 1 (1.00%) Supply Chain Management
8 1 (1.00%) Incident Management
8 1 (1.00%) Web Development
8 1 (1.00%) Process Management
8 1 (1.00%) Change Management
8 1 (1.00%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 40 (40.00%) Python
2 25 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 23 (23.00%) Perl
4 19 (19.00%) Ruby
5 16 (16.00%) JavaScript
6 15 (15.00%) Korn
7 12 (12.00%) Java
8 8 (8.00%) Shell Script
9 6 (6.00%) PHP
10 5 (5.00%) SQL
11 4 (4.00%) C++
12 1 (1.00%) C
12 1 (1.00%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.00%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.00%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 14 (14.00%) Degree
2 3 (3.00%) RHCE
3 2 (2.00%) MCSE
3 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.00%) LPIC
4 1 (1.00%) CCNA
4 1 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.00%) RHCA
4 1 (1.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.00%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.00%) QA
2 1 (1.00%) PMBOK
System Software
1 10 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (10.00%) KVM
2 5 (5.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.00%) Terminal Services
4 2 (2.00%) Squid
5 1 (1.00%) Xen
5 1 (1.00%) qmail
5 1 (1.00%) Postfix
5 1 (1.00%) vSphere
5 1 (1.00%) vCloud
5 1 (1.00%) Docker
5 1 (1.00%) iptables
Systems Management
1 17 (17.00%) Nagios
2 7 (7.00%) Plesk
2 7 (7.00%) cPanel
3 4 (4.00%) Puppet
3 4 (4.00%) Tivoli
4 2 (2.00%) Cacti
4 2 (2.00%) SCCM
4 2 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.00%) Opsview
5 1 (1.00%) Mesos
5 1 (1.00%) Webmin
5 1 (1.00%) HAProxy
5 1 (1.00%) Ansible
5 1 (1.00%) logstash
5 1 (1.00%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 52 (52.00%) Red Hat
2 45 (45.00%) VMware
3 34 (34.00%) Oracle
4 7 (7.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (5.00%) SAP
6 4 (4.00%) IBM
7 3 (3.00%) Citrix
8 2 (2.00%) HP
8 2 (2.00%) Cisco
8 2 (2.00%) Adobe
9 1 (1.00%) Sun
9 1 (1.00%) Dell
9 1 (1.00%) Juniper
9 1 (1.00%) NetApp
9 1 (1.00%) Blue Coat
9 1 (1.00%) F5
9 1 (1.00%) CheckPoint
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