The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Support
Rank 784 738 759
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 111 98 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.097% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.10% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 104 89 104
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 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £56,300 £45,700
UK excluding London average salary £34,750 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-0.71% -
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
102690 95590 105693
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.33% 94.23% 95.29%
Number of salaries quoted 84523 79913 91207
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Linux Support
UK

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 August 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 August 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
(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
London -12 43 £40,000 -8.04% 2
South East -8 39 £30,000 +13.20% 5
North West +5 16 £35,000 -22.22%
West Midlands +5 5 £31,000 -8.14%
Yorkshire -30 3 £22,500 -43.75% 3
North East - 3 £45,000 -
East of England -18 2 £40,000 +60.00% 2
Linux Support
UK

Linux Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 246 (100.00%) Linux
2 110 (44.72%) UNIX
3 84 (34.15%) Windows
3 84 (34.15%) Red Hat
4 71 (28.86%) Perl
5 66 (26.83%) Apache
6 62 (25.20%) Python
7 61 (24.80%) MySQL
8 54 (21.95%) Finance
9 51 (20.73%) Nagios
10 49 (19.92%) Tomcat
11 48 (19.51%) Change Management
11 48 (19.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 47 (19.11%) Solaris
13 45 (18.29%) Java
14 43 (17.48%) TCP/IP
15 41 (16.67%) PHP
16 40 (16.26%) Ubuntu
17 39 (15.85%) VMware
17 39 (15.85%) Firewall
18 36 (14.63%) Problem Management
19 34 (13.82%) Shell Script
19 34 (13.82%) Bash Shell
20 32 (13.01%) VMware Infrastructure
21 29 (11.79%) Tivoli
21 29 (11.79%) Oracle
22 27 (10.98%) SQL
23 26 (10.57%) HP
23 26 (10.57%) CentOS
24 24 (9.76%) DNS

Linux Support
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 66 (26.83%) Apache
2 49 (19.92%) Tomcat
3 18 (7.32%) CMS
4 16 (6.50%) IIS
4 16 (6.50%) Drupal
5 11 (4.47%) Escenic
6 8 (3.25%) WebSphere
7 6 (2.44%) WordPress
8 5 (2.03%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (2.03%) GlassFish
8 5 (2.03%) Alfresco
8 5 (2.03%) nginx
9 3 (1.22%) Commerce Server
9 3 (1.22%) Umbraco
9 3 (1.22%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.81%) Node.js
11 1 (0.41%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.41%) Jetty
11 1 (0.41%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 14 (5.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.03%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
1 5 (2.03%) IntelliMatch
2 1 (0.41%) Magento
2 1 (0.41%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.07%) SaaS
2 7 (2.85%) PaaS
3 6 (2.44%) IaaS
4 5 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.81%) Route 53
7 1 (0.41%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 43 (17.48%) TCP/IP
2 39 (15.85%) Firewall
3 24 (9.76%) DNS
4 20 (8.13%) Internet
5 17 (6.91%) FTP
6 16 (6.50%) VoIP
7 14 (5.69%) SNMP
8 11 (4.47%) VPN
9 9 (3.66%) SSL
9 9 (3.66%) LAN
9 9 (3.66%) DHCP
10 8 (3.25%) WAN
10 8 (3.25%) SAN
11 7 (2.85%) HTTP
11 7 (2.85%) NAS
12 5 (2.03%) PBX
13 4 (1.63%) Cisco IOS
13 4 (1.63%) IPv4
13 4 (1.63%) SMTP
14 3 (1.22%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (24.80%) MySQL
2 19 (7.72%) Oracle Database
3 17 (6.91%) Relational Database
4 10 (4.07%) SQL Server
5 5 (2.03%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.63%) DB2
7 3 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.22%) InterSystems Cache
8 2 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.41%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.41%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (3.25%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.03%) Subversion
3 3 (1.22%) JIRA
3 3 (1.22%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.22%) Gerrit
General
1 54 (21.95%) Finance
2 23 (9.35%) Banking
3 12 (4.88%) Retail
4 11 (4.47%) Publishing
5 5 (2.03%) Retail Banking
6 4 (1.63%) Marketing
7 3 (1.22%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.22%) Games
8 2 (0.81%) Advertising
8 2 (0.81%) Automotive
8 2 (0.81%) Back Office
9 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.88%) LAMP
2 11 (4.47%) Ajax
3 8 (3.25%) Web Services
4 5 (2.03%) HTML
5 4 (1.63%) CSS
6 3 (1.22%) XML
6 3 (1.22%) COM
6 3 (1.22%) .NET
6 3 (1.22%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.81%) Memcached
7 2 (0.81%) Java EE
7 2 (0.81%) J2EE
7 2 (0.81%) Middleware
8 1 (0.41%) SOAP
8 1 (0.41%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.47%) Digital Media
1 11 (4.47%) Mobile App
2 8 (3.25%) Clustering
2 8 (3.25%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.03%) Client/Server
3 5 (2.03%) Open Source
3 5 (2.03%) SWIFT
4 4 (1.63%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (1.22%) iDTV
5 3 (1.22%) Video Editing
5 3 (1.22%) CLARiiON
5 3 (1.22%) BBC
5 3 (1.22%) iPad
6 2 (0.81%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (0.81%) Mathematics
6 2 (0.81%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.81%) HACMP
7 1 (0.41%) Firmware
7 1 (0.41%) CMDB
7 1 (0.41%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 246 (100.00%) Linux
2 110 (44.72%) UNIX
3 84 (34.15%) Windows
4 48 (19.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 47 (19.11%) Solaris
6 40 (16.26%) Ubuntu
7 26 (10.57%) CentOS
8 20 (8.13%) Windows Server 2008
9 19 (7.72%) SUSE
10 12 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (4.88%) Debian
11 7 (2.85%) Windows 7
12 6 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (2.44%) Fedora
12 6 (2.44%) VMS
13 5 (2.03%) AIX
14 3 (1.22%) Mac OS X
14 3 (1.22%) Android
14 3 (1.22%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.81%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (19.51%) Change Management
2 36 (14.63%) Problem Management
3 22 (8.94%) Server Monitoring
4 21 (8.54%) ITIL
5 17 (6.91%) Incident Management
5 17 (6.91%) Load Balancing
6 13 (5.28%) Performance Tuning
6 13 (5.28%) Capacity Planning
7 11 (4.47%) Content Management
8 10 (4.07%) Service Delivery
9 8 (3.25%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (3.25%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (3.25%) Service Management
10 5 (2.03%) Configuration Management
11 4 (1.63%) DevOps
11 4 (1.63%) Capacity Management
11 4 (1.63%) Performance Management
11 4 (1.63%) E-Commerce
12 3 (1.22%) ITSM
12 3 (1.22%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 71 (28.86%) Perl
2 62 (25.20%) Python
3 45 (18.29%) Java
4 41 (16.67%) PHP
5 34 (13.82%) Shell Script
5 34 (13.82%) Bash Shell
6 27 (10.98%) SQL
7 20 (8.13%) Jython
8 18 (7.32%) Ruby
9 11 (4.47%) JavaScript
10 5 (2.03%) C
11 4 (1.63%) AWK
11 4 (1.63%) Lua
12 2 (0.81%) Korn
Qualifications
1 24 (9.76%) Degree
2 4 (1.63%) Security Cleared
2 4 (1.63%) SC Cleared
2 4 (1.63%) RHCE
3 3 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (0.81%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.41%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.91%) SLA
2 5 (2.03%) QA
3 2 (0.81%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.41%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 32 (13.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (4.88%) vSphere
3 10 (4.07%) Active Directory
4 9 (3.66%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 7 (2.85%) KVM
6 6 (2.44%) Squid
7 5 (2.03%) NFS
7 5 (2.03%) VMware ESX
8 3 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.22%) XenApp
9 2 (0.81%) Varnish
10 1 (0.41%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.41%) Samba
10 1 (0.41%) Dovecot
10 1 (0.41%) Postfix
10 1 (0.41%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 51 (20.73%) Nagios
2 29 (11.79%) Tivoli
3 20 (8.13%) OpenView
3 20 (8.13%) BMC PATROL
4 17 (6.91%) Puppet
5 13 (5.28%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (5.28%) Zenoss
6 11 (4.47%) Vagrant
7 9 (3.66%) Plesk
8 6 (2.44%) Salt
8 6 (2.44%) ZABBIX
9 5 (2.03%) Opsview
10 3 (1.22%) EMC Navisphere
11 2 (0.81%) EMC NetWorker
12 1 (0.41%) Foglight
12 1 (0.41%) Netcool
12 1 (0.41%) Cacti
Vendors
1 84 (34.15%) Red Hat
2 39 (15.85%) VMware
3 29 (11.79%) Oracle
4 26 (10.57%) HP
5 23 (9.35%) Cisco
6 20 (8.13%) BMC
7 17 (6.91%) Google
8 16 (6.50%) Microsoft
9 15 (6.10%) IBM
10 10 (4.07%) Citrix
11 9 (3.66%) Sun
12 8 (3.25%) EMC
13 7 (2.85%) JBoss
14 5 (2.03%) TIBCO
14 5 (2.03%) Brady
15 3 (1.22%) Brocade
15 3 (1.22%) Zoho
15 3 (1.22%) SolarWinds
16 2 (0.81%) hybris
16 2 (0.81%) Riverbed
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