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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Support
Rank 751 764 774
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 115 109 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.11% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 105 102 92
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,600 £52,500 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +1.53%
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
100712 94189 105607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.39% 94.23% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 82348 79093 90842
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £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 22 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 22 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
South East +1 41 £30,000 -4.76% 3
London -15 40 £42,500 -7.60% 1
North West +2 19 £35,000 +62.79% 1
East of England -1 5 £27,500 +10.00% 1
West Midlands -14 3 £32,500 -1.51%
South West -27 3 £32,500 -12.16% 1
Yorkshire -54 3 £34,500 -13.75%
North East - 1 £37,000 -
Linux Support
UK

Linux Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 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 95 (40.95%) UNIX
3 87 (37.50%) Red Hat
4 76 (32.76%) Apache
5 72 (31.03%) Windows
6 71 (30.60%) Perl
7 66 (28.45%) MySQL
8 57 (24.57%) Python
9 51 (21.98%) Finance
10 50 (21.55%) Tomcat
10 50 (21.55%) Java
11 49 (21.12%) Nagios
11 49 (21.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 46 (19.83%) VMware
13 44 (18.97%) PHP
14 42 (18.10%) Solaris
14 42 (18.10%) Change Management
14 42 (18.10%) Ubuntu
15 39 (16.81%) TCP/IP
16 38 (16.38%) VMware Infrastructure
17 34 (14.66%) Shell Script
18 33 (14.22%) Firewall
19 32 (13.79%) Bash Shell
20 30 (12.93%) Problem Management
20 30 (12.93%) Banking
21 27 (11.64%) DNS
21 27 (11.64%) CentOS
22 26 (11.21%) Tivoli
23 25 (10.78%) Cisco
23 25 (10.78%) Oracle

Linux Support
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 76 (32.76%) Apache
2 50 (21.55%) Tomcat
3 20 (8.62%) IIS
4 15 (6.47%) Drupal
5 14 (6.03%) CMS
5 14 (6.03%) WebSphere
6 11 (4.74%) Escenic
7 10 (4.31%) nginx
8 8 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
9 6 (2.59%) WordPress
10 4 (1.72%) Alfresco
10 4 (1.72%) GlassFish
11 2 (0.86%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.86%) Joomla!
11 2 (0.86%) Node.js
12 1 (0.43%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.43%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 15 (6.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (3.45%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
1 8 (3.45%) IntelliMatch
2 5 (2.16%) Magento
3 1 (0.43%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.31%) SaaS
2 7 (3.02%) PaaS
3 5 (2.16%) IaaS
4 3 (1.29%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.43%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 39 (16.81%) TCP/IP
2 33 (14.22%) Firewall
3 27 (11.64%) DNS
4 15 (6.47%) VoIP
5 14 (6.03%) SNMP
6 11 (4.74%) DHCP
6 11 (4.74%) Internet
7 9 (3.88%) SSL
8 6 (2.59%) VPN
8 6 (2.59%) FTP
8 6 (2.59%) SAN
9 5 (2.16%) PBX
9 5 (2.16%) WAN
10 4 (1.72%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (1.72%) IPv4
11 3 (1.29%) IPv6
11 3 (1.29%) LDAP
11 3 (1.29%) LAN
11 3 (1.29%) VLAN
12 2 (0.86%) Ethereal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (28.45%) MySQL
2 18 (7.76%) Oracle Database
3 12 (5.17%) Relational Database
4 9 (3.88%) SQL Server
5 5 (2.16%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.86%) InterSystems Cache
6 2 (0.86%) DB2
7 1 (0.43%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.43%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.43%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (3.45%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.16%) Subversion
3 4 (1.72%) JIRA
4 3 (1.29%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.29%) Gerrit
General
1 51 (21.98%) Finance
2 30 (12.93%) 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%) Games
7 2 (0.86%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.86%) Automotive
7 2 (0.86%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.86%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.47%) LAMP
2 11 (4.74%) Ajax
3 7 (3.02%) HTML
4 6 (2.59%) CSS
5 5 (2.16%) J2EE
5 5 (2.16%) Web Services
6 3 (1.29%) SOAP
7 2 (0.86%) Java EE
7 2 (0.86%) XML
7 2 (0.86%) Memcached
8 1 (0.43%) Flash
8 1 (0.43%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.74%) Digital Media
1 11 (4.74%) Mobile App
2 8 (3.45%) Open Source
2 8 (3.45%) SWIFT
3 5 (2.16%) Mobile Banking
4 4 (1.72%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.29%) BBC
5 3 (1.29%) iDTV
5 3 (1.29%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.29%) Video Editing
6 2 (0.86%) CLARiiON
6 2 (0.86%) Clustering
6 2 (0.86%) Mathematics
6 2 (0.86%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.86%) HACMP
6 2 (0.86%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (0.86%) iPad
7 1 (0.43%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.43%) Firmware
7 1 (0.43%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 232 (100.00%) Linux
2 95 (40.95%) UNIX
3 72 (31.03%) Windows
4 49 (21.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 42 (18.10%) Solaris
5 42 (18.10%) Ubuntu
6 27 (11.64%) CentOS
7 18 (7.76%) SUSE
8 17 (7.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (7.33%) Debian
9 9 (3.88%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (3.45%) Fedora
10 8 (3.45%) Windows 7
11 6 (2.59%) VMS
12 5 (2.16%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.86%) Android
13 2 (0.86%) AIX
13 2 (0.86%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.43%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.43%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (18.10%) Change Management
2 30 (12.93%) Problem Management
3 20 (8.62%) Server Monitoring
4 16 (6.90%) Incident Management
5 14 (6.03%) ITIL
5 14 (6.03%) Load Balancing
5 14 (6.03%) Capacity Planning
6 11 (4.74%) Content Management
7 7 (3.02%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (3.02%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (2.59%) Configuration Management
8 6 (2.59%) Service Delivery
9 4 (1.72%) Service Management
9 4 (1.72%) DevOps
9 4 (1.72%) Mentoring
10 3 (1.29%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (1.29%) E-Commerce
10 3 (1.29%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (0.86%) Time Management
11 2 (0.86%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (30.60%) Perl
2 57 (24.57%) Python
3 50 (21.55%) Java
4 44 (18.97%) PHP
5 34 (14.66%) Shell Script
6 32 (13.79%) Bash Shell
7 20 (8.62%) SQL
8 18 (7.76%) Ruby
8 18 (7.76%) Jython
9 13 (5.60%) JavaScript
10 5 (2.16%) C
11 4 (1.72%) AWK
11 4 (1.72%) Lua
12 2 (0.86%) Korn
Qualifications
1 18 (7.76%) 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%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.43%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.47%) SLA
2 2 (0.86%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.43%) QA
3 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 38 (16.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (5.17%) vSphere
3 11 (4.74%) KVM
4 8 (3.45%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 8 (3.45%) Active Directory
5 6 (2.59%) Squid
6 4 (1.72%) VMware ESX
6 4 (1.72%) NFS
7 3 (1.29%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.86%) Varnish
9 1 (0.43%) GPFS
9 1 (0.43%) Dovecot
9 1 (0.43%) Samba
9 1 (0.43%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.43%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 49 (21.12%) Nagios
2 26 (11.21%) Tivoli
3 18 (7.76%) BMC PATROL
3 18 (7.76%) OpenView
3 18 (7.76%) Puppet
4 13 (5.60%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (5.60%) Plesk
4 13 (5.60%) Zenoss
5 12 (5.17%) Vagrant
6 6 (2.59%) Salt
7 5 (2.16%) ZABBIX
8 4 (1.72%) Opsview
9 2 (0.86%) EMC Navisphere
9 2 (0.86%) Cacti
9 2 (0.86%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (0.86%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (0.43%) Icinga
10 1 (0.43%) Netcool
10 1 (0.43%) Foglight
10 1 (0.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 87 (37.50%) Red Hat
2 46 (19.83%) VMware
3 25 (10.78%) Cisco
3 25 (10.78%) Oracle
4 24 (10.34%) HP
5 18 (7.76%) BMC
6 17 (7.33%) IBM
7 16 (6.90%) Google
8 10 (4.31%) Microsoft
8 10 (4.31%) Sun
9 9 (3.88%) JBoss
10 8 (3.45%) Brady
10 8 (3.45%) TIBCO
11 6 (2.59%) EMC
12 3 (1.29%) Zoho
12 3 (1.29%) Citrix
13 2 (0.86%) Brocade
13 2 (0.86%) Blue Coat
13 2 (0.86%) SolarWinds
13 2 (0.86%) WatchGuard
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