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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Support
Rank 747 763 728
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 119 117 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.12% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 99 95 134
Average salary £37,500 £34,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £26,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £34,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -5.47%
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
95668 99324 96326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.81% 94.56% 94.84%
Number of salaries quoted 79169 81086 81446
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £66,000 £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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +11 45 £42,500 +21.42% 2
London +14 41 £41,000 +2.50% 4
North West -6 14 £21,789 -35.91% 1
East of England +18 9 £37,525 -3.78% 2
West Midlands - 7 £29,500 -
Yorkshire -2 1 £29,500 +9.25% 4
South West -24 1 £45,000 -2.17% 2
East Midlands - 1 £23,500 -
Linux Support
UK

Linux Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 213 (100.00%) Linux
2 89 (41.78%) Red Hat
3 86 (40.38%) Windows
4 82 (38.50%) UNIX
5 66 (30.99%) Apache
6 62 (29.11%) VMware
6 62 (29.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 56 (26.29%) Perl
8 55 (25.82%) MySQL
9 51 (23.94%) Tomcat
10 50 (23.47%) Python
11 48 (22.54%) SQL
12 46 (21.60%) PHP
13 45 (21.13%) Oracle
14 35 (16.43%) ITIL
14 35 (16.43%) CentOS
15 34 (15.96%) SQL Server
16 33 (15.49%) Java
17 30 (14.08%) Finance
17 30 (14.08%) Nagios
18 27 (12.68%) Microsoft
18 27 (12.68%) SAN
18 27 (12.68%) Solaris
18 27 (12.68%) TCP/IP
18 27 (12.68%) VMware Infrastructure
19 25 (11.74%) Ubuntu
19 25 (11.74%) Degree
19 25 (11.74%) Bash Shell
20 24 (11.27%) Firewall
20 24 (11.27%) Debian

Linux Support
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 66 (30.99%) Apache
2 51 (23.94%) Tomcat
3 16 (7.51%) JBoss
4 15 (7.04%) nginx
5 14 (6.57%) IIS
6 9 (4.23%) Lync
7 4 (1.88%) Zope
7 4 (1.88%) Plone
7 4 (1.88%) GlassFish
8 3 (1.41%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.94%) CMS
9 2 (0.94%) Alfresco
9 2 (0.94%) WordPress
9 2 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.94%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.94%) CloudStack
9 2 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.94%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.94%) Drupal
10 1 (0.47%) Confluence
Applications
1 20 (9.39%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.69%) MS Office
3 3 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.88%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.47%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
2 1 (0.47%) IntelliMatch
2 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.04%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (6.10%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (5.63%) Amazon S3
3 12 (5.63%) Amazon SQS
3 12 (5.63%) Amazon ELB
3 12 (5.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (1.41%) IaaS
5 2 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.94%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 27 (12.68%) TCP/IP
1 27 (12.68%) SAN
2 24 (11.27%) Firewall
3 19 (8.92%) DNS
3 19 (8.92%) SSL
4 12 (5.63%) Internet
4 12 (5.63%) OpenVPN
5 10 (4.69%) FTP
6 9 (4.23%) HTTP
6 9 (4.23%) ADSL
6 9 (4.23%) Broadband
6 9 (4.23%) SSH
7 8 (3.76%) LAN
7 8 (3.76%) WAN
8 7 (3.29%) SNMP
8 7 (3.29%) DHCP
9 5 (2.35%) SMTP
10 4 (1.88%) iSCSI
11 3 (1.41%) Wireshark
11 3 (1.41%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (25.82%) MySQL
2 34 (15.96%) SQL Server
3 12 (5.63%) Redis
3 12 (5.63%) Amazon RDS
4 9 (4.23%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.88%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (1.88%) Informix
6 4 (1.88%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.41%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.94%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (4.23%) JIRA
2 3 (1.41%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.41%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.47%) Psake
3 1 (0.47%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.47%) Gerrit
3 1 (0.47%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.47%) Ant
3 1 (0.47%) Subversion
3 1 (0.47%) Maven
General
1 30 (14.08%) Finance
2 11 (5.16%) Games
3 8 (3.76%) Law
4 6 (2.82%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.88%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.41%) Banking
7 1 (0.47%) Retail
7 1 (0.47%) Billing
7 1 (0.47%) Marketing
7 1 (0.47%) French Language
7 1 (0.47%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.47%) Advertising
7 1 (0.47%) Publishing
7 1 (0.47%) Front Office
7 1 (0.47%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.04%) Web Services
2 9 (4.23%) LAMP
3 8 (3.76%) HTML
4 7 (3.29%) .NET
4 7 (3.29%) XML
5 5 (2.35%) Flash
5 5 (2.35%) FIX Protocol
6 3 (1.41%) jQuery
6 3 (1.41%) CSS
7 2 (0.94%) libvirt
7 2 (0.94%) J2EE
7 2 (0.94%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.47%) COM
8 1 (0.47%) Middleware
8 1 (0.47%) REST
8 1 (0.47%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.92%) Clustering
2 13 (6.10%) Management Information System
3 10 (4.69%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.76%) Open Source
5 7 (3.29%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.82%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.35%) Eurex
7 5 (2.35%) CMDB
7 5 (2.35%) Social Network
7 5 (2.35%) Social Media
7 5 (2.35%) E-Learning
7 5 (2.35%) Replication
8 4 (1.88%) iPad
8 4 (1.88%) User Experience
9 3 (1.41%) Fixed Income
9 3 (1.41%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.94%) NHS
10 2 (0.94%) BBC
10 2 (0.94%) EqualLogic
10 2 (0.94%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 213 (100.00%) Linux
2 86 (40.38%) Windows
3 82 (38.50%) UNIX
4 62 (29.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 35 (16.43%) CentOS
6 27 (12.68%) Solaris
7 25 (11.74%) Ubuntu
8 24 (11.27%) Debian
9 23 (10.80%) Windows Server 2008
10 20 (9.39%) Windows Server 2003
11 18 (8.45%) Windows Server 2012
12 17 (7.98%) SUSE
13 16 (7.51%) Windows 8
14 12 (5.63%) Amazon Linux
14 12 (5.63%) Windows 7
15 11 (5.16%) Windows XP
16 10 (4.69%) Android
16 10 (4.69%) Apple iOS
17 9 (4.23%) Mac OS
18 6 (2.82%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (16.43%) ITIL
2 21 (9.86%) Incident Management
3 17 (7.98%) Load Balancing
4 13 (6.10%) Project Management
5 12 (5.63%) Service Management
5 12 (5.63%) Configuration Management
5 12 (5.63%) Migration
6 9 (4.23%) PRINCE2
7 8 (3.76%) Capacity Planning
7 8 (3.76%) DevOps
8 6 (2.82%) Network Design
8 6 (2.82%) Problem Management
9 5 (2.35%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (2.35%) Electronic Trading
9 5 (2.35%) CRM
9 5 (2.35%) Change Management
10 4 (1.88%) ITSM
10 4 (1.88%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (1.88%) B2B
10 4 (1.88%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 56 (26.29%) Perl
2 50 (23.47%) Python
3 48 (22.54%) SQL
4 46 (21.60%) PHP
5 33 (15.49%) Java
6 25 (11.74%) Bash Shell
7 17 (7.98%) Shell Script
8 10 (4.69%) JavaScript
9 8 (3.76%) C++
10 6 (2.82%) PL/SQL
11 5 (2.35%) Tcl
11 5 (2.35%) Ruby
11 5 (2.35%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.88%) C#
13 3 (1.41%) C
14 2 (0.94%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.94%) VBScript
15 1 (0.47%) VBA
15 1 (0.47%) Korn
15 1 (0.47%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 25 (11.74%) Degree
2 13 (6.10%) Security Cleared
3 11 (5.16%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.76%) RHCE
5 4 (1.88%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.88%) PMP
5 4 (1.88%) PMI Certification
5 4 (1.88%) CTC Cleared
5 4 (1.88%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.94%) LPIC
6 2 (0.94%) MCP
7 1 (0.47%) MCSE
7 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.47%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.47%) MCITP
7 1 (0.47%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.82%) SLA
2 2 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.94%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.47%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.47%) QA
3 1 (0.47%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 27 (12.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (11.27%) Active Directory
3 16 (7.51%) KVM
4 10 (4.69%) VMware ESX
5 8 (3.76%) vSphere
6 6 (2.82%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (2.82%) Firmware
6 6 (2.82%) NFS
7 3 (1.41%) Hyper-V
7 3 (1.41%) Postfix
7 3 (1.41%) vCloud
8 2 (0.94%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.94%) XenServer
8 2 (0.94%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.47%) XenApp
9 1 (0.47%) Samba
9 1 (0.47%) Xen
9 1 (0.47%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.47%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 30 (14.08%) Nagios
2 19 (8.92%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (7.98%) Puppet
4 13 (6.10%) Plesk
4 13 (6.10%) cPanel
5 12 (5.63%) logstash
6 11 (5.16%) Webmin
7 7 (3.29%) NetBackup
8 5 (2.35%) Opsview
9 4 (1.88%) EMC NetWorker
9 4 (1.88%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 3 (1.41%) Red Hat Satellite
11 2 (0.94%) HP Data Protector
11 2 (0.94%) HAProxy
11 2 (0.94%) Ansible
12 1 (0.47%) Salt
12 1 (0.47%) vMotion
12 1 (0.47%) Pacemaker
12 1 (0.47%) Mesos
12 1 (0.47%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 89 (41.78%) Red Hat
2 62 (29.11%) VMware
3 45 (21.13%) Oracle
4 27 (12.68%) Microsoft
5 15 (7.04%) EMC
6 14 (6.57%) HP
7 7 (3.29%) Symantec
8 6 (2.82%) Cisco
9 5 (2.35%) Fidessa
9 5 (2.35%) Reuters
9 5 (2.35%) Bloomberg
9 5 (2.35%) NYFIX
9 5 (2.35%) Patsystems
9 5 (2.35%) GL TRADE
10 4 (1.88%) Google
10 4 (1.88%) EccoWare
10 4 (1.88%) EasyScreen
10 4 (1.88%) Veritas
10 4 (1.88%) SolarWinds
11 3 (1.41%) F5
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