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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Support
Rank 739 753 746
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 98 100 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.10% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.11% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 72 90 100
Average salary £38,000 £42,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.58% +17.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,050 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £65,000 £48,100
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £43,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +11.53%
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
92117 91934 99163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.57% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 77310 75065 85756
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 £27,500 £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
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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 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
(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 -9 48 £42,000 -16.00% 3
London -9 36 £42,500 - 7
East Midlands - 7 £23,500 -
South West -21 3 £37,500 -18.47% 1
North West -8 2 £21,500 -33.84% 1
Yorkshire -12 2 £33,250 +23.14%
East of England -6 1 £50,000 -
Linux Support
UK

Linux Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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.

1 210 (100.00%) Linux
2 83 (39.52%) Red Hat
3 79 (37.62%) UNIX
4 73 (34.76%) Apache
5 67 (31.90%) Windows
6 61 (29.05%) MySQL
7 58 (27.62%) VMware
8 56 (26.67%) Perl
9 54 (25.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 46 (21.90%) Tomcat
11 45 (21.43%) SQL
12 43 (20.48%) PHP
13 41 (19.52%) Python
14 36 (17.14%) Finance
15 34 (16.19%) CentOS
16 32 (15.24%) SQL Server
16 32 (15.24%) Java
17 30 (14.29%) IIS
17 30 (14.29%) ITIL
18 28 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
18 28 (13.33%) Oracle
19 26 (12.38%) TCP/IP
20 25 (11.90%) Microsoft
21 24 (11.43%) DNS
21 24 (11.43%) Solaris
21 24 (11.43%) Ubuntu
22 23 (10.95%) MS Excel
23 22 (10.48%) Windows Server 2008
23 22 (10.48%) nginx
23 22 (10.48%) cPanel

Linux Support
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 73 (34.76%) Apache
2 46 (21.90%) Tomcat
3 30 (14.29%) IIS
4 22 (10.48%) nginx
5 13 (6.19%) JBoss
6 12 (5.71%) WebSphere
7 9 (4.29%) Lync
8 8 (3.81%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (1.90%) WordPress
10 3 (1.43%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.95%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.95%) CloudStack
11 2 (0.95%) CMS
11 2 (0.95%) Alfresco
11 2 (0.95%) Joomla!
11 2 (0.95%) Drupal
12 1 (0.48%) Jetty
12 1 (0.48%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.48%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 23 (10.95%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.29%) MS Office
3 2 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (3.81%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
1 8 (3.81%) IntelliMatch
2 5 (2.38%) Magento
3 3 (1.43%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.19%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (5.24%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (4.76%) Amazon S3
3 10 (4.76%) Amazon SQS
3 10 (4.76%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (0.95%) IaaS
5 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (12.38%) TCP/IP
2 24 (11.43%) DNS
3 21 (10.00%) Firewall
4 20 (9.52%) SSL
5 16 (7.62%) SAN
6 11 (5.24%) Internet
7 10 (4.76%) OpenVPN
8 9 (4.29%) SNMP
8 9 (4.29%) ADSL
8 9 (4.29%) Broadband
9 8 (3.81%) SSH
10 7 (3.33%) DHCP
11 6 (2.86%) FTP
11 6 (2.86%) HTTP
11 6 (2.86%) SMTP
12 5 (2.38%) WAN
12 5 (2.38%) LAN
13 4 (1.90%) Ethereal
13 4 (1.90%) Wireshark
13 4 (1.90%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (29.05%) MySQL
2 32 (15.24%) SQL Server
3 10 (4.76%) Redis
3 10 (4.76%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (1.90%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.43%) Informix
5 3 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.95%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.95%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.48%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (2.86%) JIRA
2 3 (1.43%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.95%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.48%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.48%) Gerrit
4 1 (0.48%) Psake
4 1 (0.48%) Ant
4 1 (0.48%) Subversion
4 1 (0.48%) Maven
General
1 36 (17.14%) Finance
2 9 (4.29%) Banking
3 8 (3.81%) Games
4 5 (2.38%) Retail
5 4 (1.90%) Retail Banking
5 4 (1.90%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.43%) Law
6 3 (1.43%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.48%) Publishing
7 1 (0.48%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.19%) Web Services
2 10 (4.76%) LAMP
3 7 (3.33%) HTML
4 6 (2.86%) .NET
5 5 (2.38%) J2EE
6 4 (1.90%) Flash
7 3 (1.43%) FIX Protocol
7 3 (1.43%) XML
7 3 (1.43%) CSS
7 3 (1.43%) SOAP
8 2 (0.95%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.95%) libvirt
9 1 (0.48%) Memcached
9 1 (0.48%) Middleware
9 1 (0.48%) Java EE
9 1 (0.48%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.24%) Management Information System
1 11 (5.24%) Clustering
2 9 (4.29%) Computer Science
3 8 (3.81%) SWIFT
4 7 (3.33%) Open Source
5 6 (2.86%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.38%) CMDB
6 5 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.90%) Replication
7 4 (1.90%) Mobile Banking
7 4 (1.90%) E-Learning
8 3 (1.43%) BBC
8 3 (1.43%) User Experience
9 2 (0.95%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.95%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.95%) NHS
9 2 (0.95%) EqualLogic
10 1 (0.48%) iPad
10 1 (0.48%) iDTV
10 1 (0.48%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 210 (100.00%) Linux
2 79 (37.62%) UNIX
3 67 (31.90%) Windows
4 54 (25.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 34 (16.19%) CentOS
6 24 (11.43%) Solaris
6 24 (11.43%) Ubuntu
7 22 (10.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (9.52%) Debian
9 18 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 18 (8.57%) SUSE
10 16 (7.62%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (4.76%) Amazon Linux
11 10 (4.76%) Windows 8
11 10 (4.76%) Windows 7
12 9 (4.29%) Windows XP
13 7 (3.33%) Android
13 7 (3.33%) Apple iOS
14 6 (2.86%) Fedora
15 4 (1.90%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (14.29%) ITIL
2 14 (6.67%) Incident Management
3 11 (5.24%) Project Management
4 10 (4.76%) Configuration Management
4 10 (4.76%) Problem Management
5 9 (4.29%) Change Management
5 9 (4.29%) Service Management
6 8 (3.81%) PRINCE2
6 8 (3.81%) Load Balancing
6 8 (3.81%) Capacity Planning
6 8 (3.81%) DevOps
7 7 (3.33%) Migration
8 6 (2.86%) E-Commerce
9 4 (1.90%) CRM
9 4 (1.90%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (1.90%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (1.90%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (1.90%) Network Management
10 3 (1.43%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (1.43%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 56 (26.67%) Perl
2 45 (21.43%) SQL
3 43 (20.48%) PHP
4 41 (19.52%) Python
5 32 (15.24%) Java
6 20 (9.52%) Bash Shell
7 17 (8.10%) Shell Script
8 10 (4.76%) JavaScript
9 5 (2.38%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.90%) C++
10 4 (1.90%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.43%) C#
11 3 (1.43%) Tcl
12 2 (0.95%) Ruby
13 1 (0.48%) Lua
13 1 (0.48%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.48%) AWK
13 1 (0.48%) Jython
13 1 (0.48%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.48%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (8.57%) Degree
2 8 (3.81%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.86%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.90%) RHCE
4 4 (1.90%) PMP
4 4 (1.90%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.95%) MCP
5 2 (0.95%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (0.95%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.48%) MCSE
6 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.48%) MCITP
6 1 (0.48%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.33%) SLA
2 3 (1.43%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (8.10%) KVM
3 15 (7.14%) Active Directory
4 6 (2.86%) Firmware
4 6 (2.86%) VMware ESX
4 6 (2.86%) vSphere
4 6 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.90%) NFS
6 3 (1.43%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.95%) Postfix
7 2 (0.95%) Sendmail
7 2 (0.95%) vCloud
8 1 (0.48%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.48%) RHEV
8 1 (0.48%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 22 (10.48%) cPanel
2 20 (9.52%) Nagios
3 19 (9.05%) Plesk
4 18 (8.57%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (7.62%) Webmin
6 15 (7.14%) Puppet
7 10 (4.76%) logstash
8 6 (2.86%) Red Hat Satellite
8 6 (2.86%) NetBackup
9 4 (1.90%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 2 (0.95%) EMC NetWorker
10 2 (0.95%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (0.95%) Salt
10 2 (0.95%) Vagrant
11 1 (0.48%) Opsview
11 1 (0.48%) Cacti
11 1 (0.48%) Zenoss
11 1 (0.48%) SCCM
11 1 (0.48%) BladeLogic
11 1 (0.48%) OpenView
Vendors
1 83 (39.52%) Red Hat
2 58 (27.62%) VMware
3 28 (13.33%) Oracle
4 25 (11.90%) Microsoft
5 14 (6.67%) EMC
6 10 (4.76%) HP
7 9 (4.29%) Cisco
8 8 (3.81%) IBM
8 8 (3.81%) Sun
8 8 (3.81%) TIBCO
8 8 (3.81%) Brady
9 4 (1.90%) Blue Coat
9 4 (1.90%) WatchGuard
9 4 (1.90%) SonicWALL
9 4 (1.90%) F5
9 4 (1.90%) Symantec
9 4 (1.90%) Websense
9 4 (1.90%) Clearswift
10 3 (1.43%) EccoWare
10 3 (1.43%) Reuters
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