The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Support 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 in their job title over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Support
Rank 763 744 754
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 115 118 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.12% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 106 113 101
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +19.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £21,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £52,500 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £37,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +11.94%
Linux Support
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
100718 95501 103305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.44% 94.50% 95.30%
Number of salaries quoted 83018 80165 88637
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 £26,750 £26,500
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
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux Support in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Support Jobs Demand Trend in England

Linux Support
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Support across the England region.

Linux Support Salary Trend in England

Linux Support
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Support across the England region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Linux Support Salary Histogram in England

Linux Support
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 within the England region over the 3 months to 21 October 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
London -22 43 £42,500 -10.52% 3
South East -3 38 £29,000 -22.66% 6
North West -3 12 £35,000 +62.79%
Yorkshire -22 9 £40,000 -
South West -19 5 £32,500 -12.16% 3
East of England -22 4 £26,250 +5.00%
North East - 2 £20,000 -
East Midlands -3 1 £23,500 -37.33% 1
West Midlands -29 1 £32,500 -18.23%
Linux Support
UK

Linux Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Linux Support 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 in their job title.

1 221 (100.00%) Linux
2 91 (41.18%) Red Hat
3 79 (35.75%) UNIX
4 75 (33.94%) Windows
5 68 (30.77%) Perl
6 67 (30.32%) Apache
7 58 (26.24%) MySQL
8 54 (24.43%) Python
9 49 (22.17%) VMware
9 49 (22.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 47 (21.27%) Tomcat
10 47 (21.27%) Finance
11 46 (20.81%) Java
12 39 (17.65%) Nagios
12 39 (17.65%) PHP
13 38 (17.19%) Ubuntu
14 36 (16.29%) Solaris
15 33 (14.93%) Shell Script
15 33 (14.93%) Bash Shell
16 31 (14.03%) VMware Infrastructure
17 29 (13.12%) CentOS
17 29 (13.12%) Change Management
17 29 (13.12%) TCP/IP
17 29 (13.12%) DNS
18 27 (12.22%) Banking
19 24 (10.86%) Firewall
20 22 (9.95%) HP
20 22 (9.95%) Debian
21 21 (9.50%) Degree
21 21 (9.50%) IIS

Linux Support
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Linux Support 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 in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 67 (30.32%) Apache
2 47 (21.27%) Tomcat
3 21 (9.50%) IIS
4 14 (6.33%) WebSphere
5 13 (5.88%) Drupal
6 12 (5.43%) JBoss
6 12 (5.43%) CMS
7 9 (4.07%) Escenic
8 8 (3.62%) WebSphere Application Server
8 8 (3.62%) nginx
9 6 (2.71%) WordPress
10 4 (1.81%) Alfresco
11 2 (0.90%) CloudStack
11 2 (0.90%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.90%) Node.js
11 2 (0.90%) Joomla!
12 1 (0.45%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.45%) WebSphere Portal
12 1 (0.45%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 15 (6.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (3.62%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
1 8 (3.62%) IntelliMatch
2 5 (2.26%) Magento
3 1 (0.45%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.17%) SaaS
2 5 (2.26%) IaaS
3 4 (1.81%) PaaS
4 2 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.45%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 29 (13.12%) TCP/IP
1 29 (13.12%) DNS
2 24 (10.86%) Firewall
3 15 (6.79%) SNMP
4 13 (5.88%) DHCP
5 10 (4.52%) SSL
5 10 (4.52%) SAN
5 10 (4.52%) Internet
6 9 (4.07%) VoIP
6 9 (4.07%) WAN
7 7 (3.17%) SSH
7 7 (3.17%) FTP
7 7 (3.17%) LAN
8 5 (2.26%) VPN
9 4 (1.81%) IPv4
10 3 (1.36%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (1.36%) VLAN
10 3 (1.36%) LDAP
10 3 (1.36%) SMTP
10 3 (1.36%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (26.24%) MySQL
2 11 (4.98%) Oracle Database
3 10 (4.52%) Relational Database
4 9 (4.07%) SQL Server
5 5 (2.26%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.90%) DB2
7 1 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.45%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.45%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 8 (3.62%) Git (software)
2 7 (3.17%) JIRA
3 5 (2.26%) Subversion
4 3 (1.36%) Gerrit
4 3 (1.36%) Jenkins
General
1 47 (21.27%) Finance
2 27 (12.22%) Banking
3 11 (4.98%) Retail
4 9 (4.07%) Publishing
5 7 (3.17%) Retail Banking
6 2 (0.90%) Games
6 2 (0.90%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.45%) Marketing
7 1 (0.45%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.45%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.43%) LAMP
2 10 (4.52%) HTML
3 9 (4.07%) Ajax
4 6 (2.71%) CSS
5 5 (2.26%) J2EE
6 4 (1.81%) Flash
6 4 (1.81%) Web Services
7 3 (1.36%) XML
7 3 (1.36%) SOAP
8 2 (0.90%) libvirt
8 2 (0.90%) Java EE
9 1 (0.45%) Software Packaging
9 1 (0.45%) COM
9 1 (0.45%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.98%) Open Source
2 9 (4.07%) Digital Media
2 9 (4.07%) Mobile App
3 8 (3.62%) SWIFT
4 6 (2.71%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.26%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.26%) Mobile Banking
6 4 (1.81%) E-Learning
7 3 (1.36%) Video Editing
7 3 (1.36%) BBC
7 3 (1.36%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.36%) iDTV
7 3 (1.36%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (0.90%) iPad
8 2 (0.90%) EqualLogic
8 2 (0.90%) HACMP
8 2 (0.90%) NHS
8 2 (0.90%) Clustering
8 2 (0.90%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.45%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 221 (100.00%) Linux
2 79 (35.75%) UNIX
3 75 (33.94%) Windows
4 49 (22.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 38 (17.19%) Ubuntu
6 36 (16.29%) Solaris
7 29 (13.12%) CentOS
8 22 (9.95%) Debian
9 20 (9.05%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (7.24%) SUSE
11 12 (5.43%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (5.43%) Windows 7
12 8 (3.62%) Fedora
13 5 (2.26%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (1.81%) Scientific Linux
14 4 (1.81%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.90%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.90%) VMS
15 2 (0.90%) AIX
15 2 (0.90%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (13.12%) Change Management
2 20 (9.05%) Problem Management
3 18 (8.14%) ITIL
4 17 (7.69%) Server Monitoring
5 15 (6.79%) Capacity Planning
6 13 (5.88%) Incident Management
7 11 (4.98%) Load Balancing
8 9 (4.07%) Content Management
9 7 (3.17%) Configuration Management
9 7 (3.17%) Project Management
10 6 (2.71%) Network Management
11 5 (2.26%) DevOps
12 4 (1.81%) Mentoring
12 4 (1.81%) Service Management
12 4 (1.81%) CRM
12 4 (1.81%) E-Commerce
12 4 (1.81%) PRINCE2
13 3 (1.36%) Continuous Integration
13 3 (1.36%) Agile Software Development
13 3 (1.36%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 68 (30.77%) Perl
2 54 (24.43%) Python
3 46 (20.81%) Java
4 39 (17.65%) PHP
5 33 (14.93%) Shell Script
5 33 (14.93%) Bash Shell
6 21 (9.50%) SQL
7 15 (6.79%) Jython
7 15 (6.79%) Ruby
8 14 (6.33%) JavaScript
9 4 (1.81%) C
9 4 (1.81%) AWK
9 4 (1.81%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.81%) Lua
10 2 (0.90%) Korn
11 1 (0.45%) VBScript
11 1 (0.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (9.50%) Degree
2 4 (1.81%) PMP
2 4 (1.81%) PMI Certification
2 4 (1.81%) SC Cleared
2 4 (1.81%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.90%) RHCE
3 2 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (0.90%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.45%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.43%) SLA
2 1 (0.45%) QA
2 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 31 (14.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (6.33%) KVM
3 10 (4.52%) Active Directory
4 9 (4.07%) vSphere
5 4 (1.81%) Firmware
5 4 (1.81%) NFS
5 4 (1.81%) Squid
6 3 (1.36%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 3 (1.36%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.90%) vCloud
8 1 (0.45%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.45%) Varnish
8 1 (0.45%) GPFS
8 1 (0.45%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 39 (17.65%) Nagios
2 18 (8.14%) Tivoli
2 18 (8.14%) Puppet
3 15 (6.79%) OpenView
3 15 (6.79%) BMC PATROL
4 14 (6.33%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (5.88%) Plesk
6 10 (4.52%) Zenoss
7 9 (4.07%) Vagrant
8 5 (2.26%) Salt
9 4 (1.81%) Red Hat Satellite
9 4 (1.81%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 3 (1.36%) ZABBIX
10 3 (1.36%) NetBackup
10 3 (1.36%) Opsview
11 2 (0.90%) Cacti
11 2 (0.90%) EMC NetWorker
12 1 (0.45%) SCCM
12 1 (0.45%) BladeLogic
12 1 (0.45%) Netcool
Vendors
1 91 (41.18%) Red Hat
2 49 (22.17%) VMware
3 22 (9.95%) HP
4 17 (7.69%) Oracle
4 17 (7.69%) Cisco
5 16 (7.24%) BMC
6 14 (6.33%) Google
7 12 (5.43%) IBM
7 12 (5.43%) Microsoft
8 8 (3.62%) TIBCO
8 8 (3.62%) Sun
8 8 (3.62%) Brady
9 5 (2.26%) EMC
10 3 (1.36%) Zoho
11 2 (0.90%) F5
11 2 (0.90%) Veritas
11 2 (0.90%) Websense
11 2 (0.90%) Clearswift
11 2 (0.90%) Blue Coat
11 2 (0.90%) SolarWinds
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