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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Support
Rank 761 753 790
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 116 99 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.098% 0.086%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.10% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 105 95 81
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,800 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,600 £52,500 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £33,750 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -0.73%
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
102306 94953 105283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.39% 94.21% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 83534 79531 90590
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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
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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 -7 44 £42,500 - 3
South East -2 36 £30,000 +13.20% 4
North West +9 22 £35,000 -24.32% 1
West Midlands -8 4 £31,750 -3.78%
East of England -13 4 £26,250 +5.00% 3
North East - 3 £45,000 -
Yorkshire -40 2 £34,500 -13.75% 1
South West - 1 £32,000 -
Linux Support
UK

Linux Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 232 (100.00%) Linux
2 98 (42.24%) UNIX
3 86 (37.07%) Red Hat
4 74 (31.90%) Apache
5 73 (31.47%) Windows
6 70 (30.17%) Perl
7 63 (27.16%) MySQL
8 59 (25.43%) Python
9 51 (21.98%) Java
9 51 (21.98%) Tomcat
10 50 (21.55%) Finance
11 49 (21.12%) Nagios
12 48 (20.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 44 (18.97%) PHP
14 43 (18.53%) Solaris
14 43 (18.53%) Change Management
14 43 (18.53%) VMware
15 41 (17.67%) TCP/IP
16 39 (16.81%) Ubuntu
17 36 (15.52%) VMware Infrastructure
18 35 (15.09%) Firewall
19 33 (14.22%) Shell Script
20 31 (13.36%) Bash Shell
21 30 (12.93%) Problem Management
22 27 (11.64%) Banking
22 27 (11.64%) Tivoli
22 27 (11.64%) Oracle
23 25 (10.78%) DNS
23 25 (10.78%) Cisco
23 25 (10.78%) HP

Linux Support
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 74 (31.90%) Apache
2 51 (21.98%) Tomcat
3 19 (8.19%) IIS
4 15 (6.47%) CMS
5 14 (6.03%) Drupal
6 13 (5.60%) WebSphere
7 11 (4.74%) Escenic
8 8 (3.45%) nginx
9 7 (3.02%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (2.16%) GlassFish
10 5 (2.16%) WordPress
11 3 (1.29%) Alfresco
12 2 (0.86%) Joomla!
12 2 (0.86%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.86%) Node.js
13 1 (0.43%) WebSphere Portal
13 1 (0.43%) Jetty
13 1 (0.43%) Umbraco
13 1 (0.43%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.43%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 15 (6.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (3.02%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
1 7 (3.02%) IntelliMatch
2 5 (2.16%) Magento
3 1 (0.43%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.31%) SaaS
2 7 (3.02%) PaaS
3 6 (2.59%) IaaS
4 3 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.29%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.43%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 41 (17.67%) TCP/IP
2 35 (15.09%) Firewall
3 25 (10.78%) DNS
4 16 (6.90%) VoIP
5 15 (6.47%) Internet
6 14 (6.03%) SNMP
7 10 (4.31%) DHCP
8 9 (3.88%) FTP
9 8 (3.45%) SSL
10 7 (3.02%) WAN
10 7 (3.02%) SAN
11 6 (2.59%) LAN
11 6 (2.59%) VPN
12 5 (2.16%) HTTP
12 5 (2.16%) PBX
12 5 (2.16%) SMTP
12 5 (2.16%) NAS
13 4 (1.72%) Cisco IOS
13 4 (1.72%) IPv4
14 3 (1.29%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (27.16%) MySQL
2 19 (8.19%) Oracle Database
3 15 (6.47%) Relational Database
4 7 (3.02%) SQL Server
5 5 (2.16%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.29%) InterSystems Cache
6 3 (1.29%) DB2
7 1 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.43%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.43%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.43%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 8 (3.45%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.16%) Subversion
3 3 (1.29%) JIRA
3 3 (1.29%) Gerrit
3 3 (1.29%) Jenkins
General
1 50 (21.55%) Finance
2 27 (11.64%) Banking
3 15 (6.47%) Retail
4 11 (4.74%) Publishing
5 8 (3.45%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.29%) Marketing
7 2 (0.86%) Automotive
7 2 (0.86%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.86%) Advertising
7 2 (0.86%) Games
7 2 (0.86%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.47%) LAMP
2 11 (4.74%) Ajax
3 7 (3.02%) HTML
4 6 (2.59%) CSS
4 6 (2.59%) Web Services
5 5 (2.16%) J2EE
6 3 (1.29%) SOAP
7 2 (0.86%) XML
7 2 (0.86%) Java EE
7 2 (0.86%) Memcached
8 1 (0.43%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.43%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.43%) COM
8 1 (0.43%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.74%) Digital Media
1 11 (4.74%) Mobile App
2 7 (3.02%) SWIFT
3 6 (2.59%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.16%) Mobile Banking
4 5 (2.16%) Open Source
5 4 (1.72%) Client/Server
5 4 (1.72%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (1.29%) iDTV
6 3 (1.29%) BBC
6 3 (1.29%) CLARiiON
6 3 (1.29%) Clustering
6 3 (1.29%) Video Editing
7 2 (0.86%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.86%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.86%) iPad
7 2 (0.86%) HACMP
8 1 (0.43%) Firmware
8 1 (0.43%) CMDB
8 1 (0.43%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 232 (100.00%) Linux
2 98 (42.24%) UNIX
3 73 (31.47%) Windows
4 48 (20.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 43 (18.53%) Solaris
6 39 (16.81%) Ubuntu
7 24 (10.34%) CentOS
8 19 (8.19%) SUSE
9 15 (6.47%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (5.60%) Debian
11 9 (3.88%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (2.59%) Fedora
12 6 (2.59%) VMS
12 6 (2.59%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (2.16%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.86%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.86%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.86%) AIX
14 2 (0.86%) Android
15 1 (0.43%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (18.53%) Change Management
2 30 (12.93%) Problem Management
3 20 (8.62%) Server Monitoring
4 16 (6.90%) Incident Management
5 15 (6.47%) Load Balancing
6 14 (6.03%) ITIL
7 13 (5.60%) Capacity Planning
8 11 (4.74%) Content Management
9 9 (3.88%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (3.45%) Service Delivery
11 4 (1.72%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (1.72%) E-Commerce
11 4 (1.72%) Configuration Management
11 4 (1.72%) Service Management
11 4 (1.72%) DevOps
12 2 (0.86%) Kalman Filter
12 2 (0.86%) Time Management
12 2 (0.86%) Performance Management
12 2 (0.86%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (30.17%) Perl
2 59 (25.43%) Python
3 51 (21.98%) Java
4 44 (18.97%) PHP
5 33 (14.22%) Shell Script
6 31 (13.36%) Bash Shell
7 24 (10.34%) SQL
8 18 (7.76%) Jython
8 18 (7.76%) Ruby
9 13 (5.60%) JavaScript
10 5 (2.16%) C
11 4 (1.72%) Lua
11 4 (1.72%) AWK
12 2 (0.86%) Korn
Qualifications
1 21 (9.05%) Degree
2 3 (1.29%) SC Cleared
2 3 (1.29%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.86%) DV Cleared
3 2 (0.86%) RHCE
3 2 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.43%) RHCT
4 1 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.17%) SLA
2 2 (0.86%) QA
2 2 (0.86%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 36 (15.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (5.17%) vSphere
3 9 (3.88%) KVM
3 9 (3.88%) Active Directory
3 9 (3.88%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 6 (2.59%) Squid
5 5 (2.16%) NFS
5 5 (2.16%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.86%) Varnish
6 2 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.43%) Dovecot
7 1 (0.43%) GPFS
7 1 (0.43%) Samba
7 1 (0.43%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.43%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.43%) Postfix
7 1 (0.43%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 49 (21.12%) Nagios
2 27 (11.64%) Tivoli
3 18 (7.76%) OpenView
3 18 (7.76%) BMC PATROL
3 18 (7.76%) Puppet
4 13 (5.60%) Zenoss
4 13 (5.60%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (5.17%) Vagrant
6 9 (3.88%) Plesk
7 6 (2.59%) Salt
8 5 (2.16%) ZABBIX
9 4 (1.72%) Opsview
10 3 (1.29%) EMC Navisphere
11 2 (0.86%) EMC NetWorker
11 2 (0.86%) Cacti
12 1 (0.43%) Icinga
12 1 (0.43%) SCCM
12 1 (0.43%) Foglight
12 1 (0.43%) Netcool
12 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 86 (37.07%) Red Hat
2 43 (18.53%) VMware
3 27 (11.64%) Oracle
4 25 (10.78%) HP
4 25 (10.78%) Cisco
5 18 (7.76%) BMC
6 17 (7.33%) IBM
7 16 (6.90%) Google
8 13 (5.60%) Microsoft
9 10 (4.31%) Sun
10 8 (3.45%) EMC
10 8 (3.45%) JBoss
11 7 (3.02%) Brady
11 7 (3.02%) TIBCO
12 6 (2.59%) Citrix
13 3 (1.29%) Zoho
13 3 (1.29%) Brocade
14 2 (0.86%) WatchGuard
14 2 (0.86%) SonicWALL
14 2 (0.86%) SolarWinds
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Salary: to £35,000
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Salary: 28,000 - 33,000 depending on skills
Posted: 16 hours ago
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + generous benfits
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Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic + prospects
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
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