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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Support
Rank 791 770 755
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 86 116 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.084% 0.11% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.090% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 73 105 94
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £49,600 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £34,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+15.94% +4.54%
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
95990 100567 93038
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.21% 94.46% 94.23%
Number of salaries quoted 80962 82147 77980
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 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 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 4 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
London -15 30 £40,000 -5.88% 4
South East -5 21 £40,000 +33.33% 2
East of England +9 15 £43,900 +59.63% 1
South West -9 6 £42,500 +32.81% 1
North West -23 6 £23,168 -33.80% 3
West Midlands -4 4 £37,500 +18.11%
East Midlands - 4 £37,500 -
Yorkshire +11 1 £26,500 -23.18%
Linux Support
UK

Linux Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 184 (100.00%) Linux
2 104 (56.52%) Red Hat
3 80 (43.48%) Windows
4 66 (35.87%) Python
5 61 (33.15%) Apache
6 60 (32.61%) UNIX
6 60 (32.61%) VMware
7 59 (32.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 52 (28.26%) Tomcat
9 49 (26.63%) Perl
9 49 (26.63%) Oracle
10 40 (21.74%) Bash Shell
11 37 (20.11%) Ubuntu
12 32 (17.39%) Degree
13 30 (16.30%) Finance
14 25 (13.59%) Java
15 24 (13.04%) SQL
15 24 (13.04%) Debian
16 23 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
16 23 (12.50%) CentOS
16 23 (12.50%) MySQL
17 21 (11.41%) JBoss
17 21 (11.41%) Ruby
18 20 (10.87%) JavaScript
18 20 (10.87%) Data Centre
19 19 (10.33%) VMware Infrastructure
20 18 (9.78%) Nagios
21 16 (8.70%) SAN
21 16 (8.70%) ITIL
21 16 (8.70%) TCP/IP

Linux Support
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 61 (33.15%) Apache
2 52 (28.26%) Tomcat
3 21 (11.41%) JBoss
4 12 (6.52%) MS Exchange
5 8 (4.35%) IIS
5 8 (4.35%) Zope
5 8 (4.35%) Plone
6 6 (3.26%) WebSphere
6 6 (3.26%) Drupal
6 6 (3.26%) Alfresco
6 6 (3.26%) WordPress
6 6 (3.26%) SharePoint
6 6 (3.26%) CMS
7 3 (1.63%) SAS
8 2 (1.09%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.09%) nginx
8 2 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.54%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 10 (5.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (3.80%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.89%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.26%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (2.72%) IaaS
4 4 (2.17%) PaaS
4 4 (2.17%) Office 365
5 1 (0.54%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.54%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.54%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.70%) TCP/IP
1 16 (8.70%) SAN
2 14 (7.61%) DNS
3 13 (7.07%) Firewall
4 8 (4.35%) SSL
5 7 (3.80%) VPN
5 7 (3.80%) Internet
6 6 (3.26%) HTTP
6 6 (3.26%) LDAP
7 4 (2.17%) LAN
7 4 (2.17%) VoIP
7 4 (2.17%) WAN
7 4 (2.17%) FTP
8 3 (1.63%) DMZ
8 3 (1.63%) SS7
8 3 (1.63%) INAP
9 2 (1.09%) DHCP
10 1 (0.54%) SMTP
10 1 (0.54%) PBX
10 1 (0.54%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
1 23 (12.50%) MySQL
2 13 (7.07%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.72%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.17%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.17%) Informix
5 3 (1.63%) DB2
6 2 (1.09%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.54%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.54%) Redis
7 1 (0.54%) Big Data
7 1 (0.54%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 5 (2.72%) Emacs
2 4 (2.17%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.63%) Subversion
4 1 (0.54%) JIRA
4 1 (0.54%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.54%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 30 (16.30%) Finance
2 16 (8.70%) Banking
3 10 (5.43%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.35%) Manufacturing
5 6 (3.26%) Law
5 6 (3.26%) Retail
5 6 (3.26%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.63%) Marketing
6 3 (1.63%) General Ledger
7 2 (1.09%) Billing
7 2 (1.09%) Electronics
7 2 (1.09%) Front Office
8 1 (0.54%) Back Office
8 1 (0.54%) Advertising
8 1 (0.54%) Publishing
8 1 (0.54%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.07%) HTML
2 12 (6.52%) CSS
3 11 (5.98%) Ruby on Rails
3 11 (5.98%) FIX Protocol
4 7 (3.80%) LAMP
5 6 (3.26%) WebSphere MQ
5 6 (3.26%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 5 (2.72%) Web Services
6 5 (2.72%) XML
7 3 (1.63%) J2EE
7 3 (1.63%) Software Packaging
8 2 (1.09%) .NET
9 1 (0.54%) COM
9 1 (0.54%) Flash
9 1 (0.54%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.87%) Data Centre
2 15 (8.15%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (7.07%) Clustering
4 8 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 8 (4.35%) Eurex
5 7 (3.80%) Fixed Income
5 7 (3.80%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.26%) Mobile Banking
7 5 (2.72%) Client/Server
8 4 (2.17%) Equities
9 3 (1.63%) Video Editing
9 3 (1.63%) SWIFT
10 2 (1.09%) Social Network
10 2 (1.09%) Social Media
10 2 (1.09%) DTV
11 1 (0.54%) E-Learning
11 1 (0.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.54%) Replication
11 1 (0.54%) Contract for Difference
11 1 (0.54%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 184 (100.00%) Linux
2 80 (43.48%) Windows
3 60 (32.61%) UNIX
4 59 (32.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 37 (20.11%) Ubuntu
6 24 (13.04%) Debian
7 23 (12.50%) CentOS
8 11 (5.98%) SUSE
9 9 (4.89%) Mac OS
10 8 (4.35%) Fedora
11 6 (3.26%) Solaris
12 5 (2.72%) AIX
12 5 (2.72%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (2.72%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (1.63%) Windows 7
14 2 (1.09%) Windows 8
14 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.54%) HPUX
15 1 (0.54%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (8.70%) ITIL
2 13 (7.07%) Load Balancing
3 12 (6.52%) Migration
3 12 (6.52%) Network Design
4 10 (5.43%) Problem Management
4 10 (5.43%) DevOps
5 7 (3.80%) Incident Management
5 7 (3.80%) Open Source
5 7 (3.80%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (3.80%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (3.26%) Change Control
7 5 (2.72%) PRINCE2
7 5 (2.72%) Project Management
7 5 (2.72%) Change Management
7 5 (2.72%) Information Security
8 4 (2.17%) E-Commerce
8 4 (2.17%) Electronic Trading
9 3 (1.63%) Matrix Management
9 3 (1.63%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (1.63%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 66 (35.87%) Python
2 49 (26.63%) Perl
3 40 (21.74%) Bash Shell
4 25 (13.59%) Java
5 24 (13.04%) SQL
6 21 (11.41%) Ruby
7 20 (10.87%) JavaScript
8 15 (8.15%) Korn
8 15 (8.15%) Shell Script
9 12 (6.52%) C++
10 10 (5.43%) C
11 8 (4.35%) PHP
11 8 (4.35%) Tcl
12 4 (2.17%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.63%) AWK
13 3 (1.63%) sed
14 2 (1.09%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.54%) C#
15 1 (0.54%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 32 (17.39%) Degree
2 4 (2.17%) LPIC
3 3 (1.63%) RHCE
4 2 (1.09%) MCSE
4 2 (1.09%) CCNA
4 2 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.09%) RHCSA
5 1 (0.54%) HND
5 1 (0.54%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.54%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.54%) PhD
5 1 (0.54%) MBA
5 1 (0.54%) RHCA
5 1 (0.54%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.98%) SLA
2 1 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.54%) QA
2 1 (0.54%) PMBOK
System Software
1 19 (10.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (7.07%) Active Directory
3 10 (5.43%) KVM
4 4 (2.17%) VirtualBox
5 3 (1.63%) vCloud
5 3 (1.63%) NFS
5 3 (1.63%) Terminal Services
5 3 (1.63%) Squid
6 2 (1.09%) Xen
6 2 (1.09%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (1.09%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.09%) vSphere
7 1 (0.54%) Docker
7 1 (0.54%) GPFS
7 1 (0.54%) iptables
7 1 (0.54%) qmail
7 1 (0.54%) Postfix
7 1 (0.54%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 18 (9.78%) Nagios
2 7 (3.80%) Plesk
2 7 (3.80%) Puppet
2 7 (3.80%) cPanel
3 4 (2.17%) Tivoli
4 3 (1.63%) Control-M
5 2 (1.09%) logstash
5 2 (1.09%) Opsview
5 2 (1.09%) Cacti
5 2 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.09%) SCCM
6 1 (0.54%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.54%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.54%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.54%) Ansible
6 1 (0.54%) Webmin
6 1 (0.54%) Mesos
Vendors
1 104 (56.52%) Red Hat
2 60 (32.61%) VMware
3 49 (26.63%) Oracle
4 14 (7.61%) Microsoft
5 11 (5.98%) IBM
6 9 (4.89%) HP
7 8 (4.35%) Fidessa
7 8 (4.35%) Cisco
7 8 (4.35%) Patsystems
7 8 (4.35%) GL TRADE
7 8 (4.35%) NYFIX
8 7 (3.80%) Reuters
8 7 (3.80%) Bloomberg
9 6 (3.26%) SAP
10 5 (2.72%) CheckPoint
10 5 (2.72%) Citrix
11 4 (2.17%) CQG
12 3 (1.63%) EccoWare
12 3 (1.63%) EasyScreen
12 3 (1.63%) Sybase
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