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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Support
Rank 763 766 746
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 110 136 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.13% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 100 118 106
Average salary £39,750 £34,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.21% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,300 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,550 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.84% -1.42%
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
97506 105347 98011
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.69% 94.61% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 80548 86456 82479
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,450 £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 4 May 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 May 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 +39 39 £41,000 +2.50% 2
South East +1 28 £43,750 +45.83% 3
East of England +33 18 £40,000 - 2
North West -13 12 £21,789 -36.84%
West Midlands +2 11 £41,250 +13.79%
Yorkshire +6 1 £35,000 +29.62%
South West -14 1 £45,000 -2.17% 1
Linux Support
UK

Linux Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 208 (100.00%) Linux
2 90 (43.27%) Red Hat
3 85 (40.87%) Windows
4 76 (36.54%) UNIX
5 73 (35.10%) Apache
5 73 (35.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 68 (32.69%) VMware
7 57 (27.40%) Tomcat
8 55 (26.44%) Python
8 55 (26.44%) Oracle
9 53 (25.48%) MySQL
10 51 (24.52%) Perl
11 48 (23.08%) SQL
12 38 (18.27%) SQL Server
13 37 (17.79%) Nagios
13 37 (17.79%) PHP
14 32 (15.38%) CentOS
15 31 (14.90%) Java
16 30 (14.42%) Finance
16 30 (14.42%) Ubuntu
16 30 (14.42%) VMware Infrastructure
17 27 (12.98%) Debian
17 27 (12.98%) ITIL
18 24 (11.54%) TCP/IP
18 24 (11.54%) Clustering
18 24 (11.54%) Degree
19 23 (11.06%) Firewall
19 23 (11.06%) Active Directory
20 22 (10.58%) Microsoft
20 22 (10.58%) SAN

Linux Support
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 (35.10%) Apache
2 57 (27.40%) Tomcat
3 20 (9.62%) JBoss
4 15 (7.21%) nginx
5 13 (6.25%) IIS
6 8 (3.85%) Zope
6 8 (3.85%) Plone
7 6 (2.88%) Lync
8 5 (2.40%) MS Exchange
9 4 (1.92%) CMS
9 4 (1.92%) Drupal
9 4 (1.92%) GlassFish
9 4 (1.92%) Alfresco
9 4 (1.92%) WordPress
10 3 (1.44%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.96%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.48%) Jetty
12 1 (0.48%) Confluence
Applications
1 19 (9.13%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.85%) MS Office
3 3 (1.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.88%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (9.13%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (5.77%) Amazon S3
3 12 (5.77%) Amazon ELB
3 12 (5.77%) Amazon SQS
3 12 (5.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 5 (2.40%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.92%) IaaS
5 4 (1.92%) Google Drive
6 2 (0.96%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 24 (11.54%) TCP/IP
2 23 (11.06%) Firewall
3 22 (10.58%) SAN
4 18 (8.65%) SSL
5 15 (7.21%) DNS
6 12 (5.77%) OpenVPN
7 11 (5.29%) FTP
8 9 (4.33%) Internet
8 9 (4.33%) HTTP
9 6 (2.88%) ADSL
9 6 (2.88%) Broadband
10 5 (2.40%) LDAP
10 5 (2.40%) VPN
11 4 (1.92%) LAN
11 4 (1.92%) WAN
11 4 (1.92%) SMTP
11 4 (1.92%) SSH
12 3 (1.44%) DHCP
13 2 (0.96%) Telnet
13 2 (0.96%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (25.48%) MySQL
2 38 (18.27%) SQL Server
3 14 (6.73%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (5.77%) Redis
4 12 (5.77%) Amazon RDS
5 6 (2.88%) Informix
6 5 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (1.92%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.44%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.96%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.48%) Big Data
10 1 (0.48%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (3.37%) JIRA
2 5 (2.40%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.44%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.44%) Emacs
3 3 (1.44%) Subversion
4 1 (0.48%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.48%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.48%) Gerrit
4 1 (0.48%) Psake
4 1 (0.48%) Maven
4 1 (0.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.48%) Ant
General
1 30 (14.42%) Finance
2 11 (5.29%) Games
3 7 (3.37%) Banking
3 7 (3.37%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.37%) Law
4 6 (2.88%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.96%) Advertising
6 1 (0.48%) Marketing
6 1 (0.48%) French Language
6 1 (0.48%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.48%) Retail
6 1 (0.48%) Billing
6 1 (0.48%) Publishing
6 1 (0.48%) Front Office
6 1 (0.48%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.21%) Web Services
2 9 (4.33%) LAMP
3 8 (3.85%) .NET
4 7 (3.37%) FIX Protocol
5 6 (2.88%) XML
5 6 (2.88%) HTML
6 3 (1.44%) jQuery
6 3 (1.44%) CSS
6 3 (1.44%) J2EE
6 3 (1.44%) Flash
7 2 (0.96%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.96%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.48%) REST
8 1 (0.48%) Java EE
8 1 (0.48%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.54%) Clustering
2 13 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 9 (4.33%) Open Source
3 9 (4.33%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.85%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.37%) Eurex
6 6 (2.88%) Fixed Income
6 6 (2.88%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.40%) Social Media
7 5 (2.40%) CMDB
7 5 (2.40%) Social Network
7 5 (2.40%) Replication
8 4 (1.92%) User Experience
8 4 (1.92%) iPad
9 3 (1.44%) E-Learning
9 3 (1.44%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.96%) BBC
10 2 (0.96%) Video Editing
10 2 (0.96%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.48%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 208 (100.00%) Linux
2 85 (40.87%) Windows
3 76 (36.54%) UNIX
4 73 (35.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 32 (15.38%) CentOS
6 30 (14.42%) Ubuntu
7 27 (12.98%) Debian
8 22 (10.58%) Solaris
9 16 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
10 15 (7.21%) Windows Server 2003
11 14 (6.73%) Windows 8
12 13 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (5.77%) Amazon Linux
14 11 (5.29%) SUSE
15 10 (4.81%) Apple iOS
15 10 (4.81%) Android
16 9 (4.33%) Windows 7
16 9 (4.33%) AIX
17 8 (3.85%) Windows XP
17 8 (3.85%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (12.98%) ITIL
2 21 (10.10%) Load Balancing
2 21 (10.10%) Incident Management
3 14 (6.73%) Migration
4 12 (5.77%) Service Management
5 11 (5.29%) Network Design
6 10 (4.81%) Configuration Management
7 9 (4.33%) Project Management
8 8 (3.85%) DevOps
9 6 (2.88%) Problem Management
9 6 (2.88%) Change Control
9 6 (2.88%) Electronic Trading
10 5 (2.40%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (2.40%) Workflow
10 5 (2.40%) PRINCE2
10 5 (2.40%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (1.92%) B2B
11 4 (1.92%) ITSM
11 4 (1.92%) Change Management
11 4 (1.92%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 55 (26.44%) Python
2 51 (24.52%) Perl
3 48 (23.08%) SQL
4 37 (17.79%) PHP
5 31 (14.90%) Java
6 21 (10.10%) Bash Shell
7 17 (8.17%) Shell Script
8 10 (4.81%) JavaScript
9 9 (4.33%) C++
10 7 (3.37%) Ruby
10 7 (3.37%) Tcl
11 5 (2.40%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.92%) C
12 4 (1.92%) C#
12 4 (1.92%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.48%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.48%) sed
13 1 (0.48%) Korn
13 1 (0.48%) AWK
13 1 (0.48%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 24 (11.54%) Degree
2 12 (5.77%) Security Cleared
3 10 (4.81%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.85%) RHCE
5 4 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.92%) CTC Cleared
5 4 (1.92%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.44%) LPIC
7 2 (0.96%) MCP
8 1 (0.48%) RHCSA
8 1 (0.48%) MCITP
8 1 (0.48%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.48%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.37%) SLA
2 2 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.96%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.48%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.48%) QA
3 1 (0.48%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 30 (14.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (11.06%) Active Directory
3 19 (9.13%) KVM
4 10 (4.81%) VMware ESX
5 9 (4.33%) vSphere
6 4 (1.92%) NFS
6 4 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.44%) Hyper-V
7 3 (1.44%) Postfix
8 2 (0.96%) Firmware
8 2 (0.96%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.96%) vCloud
8 2 (0.96%) Sendmail
8 2 (0.96%) XenServer
9 1 (0.48%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.48%) XenApp
9 1 (0.48%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.48%) Docker
9 1 (0.48%) Corosync
9 1 (0.48%) iptables
Systems Management
1 37 (17.79%) Nagios
2 16 (7.69%) cPanel
2 16 (7.69%) Plesk
3 15 (7.21%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (6.73%) Puppet
5 12 (5.77%) Webmin
5 12 (5.77%) logstash
6 5 (2.40%) Opsview
6 5 (2.40%) NetBackup
6 5 (2.40%) Tivoli
7 4 (1.92%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (1.44%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (0.96%) Ansible
9 2 (0.96%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.96%) SCCM
10 1 (0.48%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.48%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.48%) Mesos
10 1 (0.48%) Pacemaker
10 1 (0.48%) vMotion
Vendors
1 90 (43.27%) Red Hat
2 68 (32.69%) VMware
3 55 (26.44%) Oracle
4 22 (10.58%) Microsoft
5 14 (6.73%) HP
6 12 (5.77%) EMC
7 7 (3.37%) Patsystems
7 7 (3.37%) GL TRADE
7 7 (3.37%) Fidessa
7 7 (3.37%) NYFIX
8 6 (2.88%) Cisco
8 6 (2.88%) IBM
8 6 (2.88%) SAP
8 6 (2.88%) Reuters
8 6 (2.88%) Bloomberg
8 6 (2.88%) Symantec
9 5 (2.40%) EccoWare
9 5 (2.40%) EasyScreen
10 4 (1.92%) Google
10 4 (1.92%) SolarWinds
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