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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Support
Rank 761 752 783
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 113 97 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 104 93 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 £22,700 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £52,500 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £34,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.47%
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
101207 93640 105041
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.39% 94.21% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82615 78406 90395
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 28 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 28 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
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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 +5 43 £42,500 - 4
South East -31 35 £30,000 +13.20% 1
North West -8 21 £35,000 -24.32% 1
West Midlands -8 4 £31,750 -3.78%
East of England -14 4 £26,250 +5.00% 1
North East - 3 £45,000 -
Yorkshire -32 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 28 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.

1 231 (100.00%) Linux
2 99 (42.86%) UNIX
3 86 (37.23%) Red Hat
4 73 (31.60%) Windows
5 71 (30.74%) Apache
6 68 (29.44%) Perl
7 62 (26.84%) MySQL
8 59 (25.54%) Python
9 50 (21.65%) Java
9 50 (21.65%) Tomcat
10 49 (21.21%) Finance
10 49 (21.21%) Nagios
11 47 (20.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 43 (18.61%) Change Management
12 43 (18.61%) PHP
12 43 (18.61%) Solaris
13 42 (18.18%) TCP/IP
14 41 (17.75%) VMware
15 39 (16.88%) Ubuntu
16 35 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
16 35 (15.15%) Firewall
17 33 (14.29%) Shell Script
18 30 (12.99%) Problem Management
18 30 (12.99%) Bash Shell
19 27 (11.69%) Tivoli
19 27 (11.69%) Oracle
20 26 (11.26%) DNS
20 26 (11.26%) Banking
21 25 (10.82%) Cisco
21 25 (10.82%) HP

Linux Support
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 71 (30.74%) Apache
2 50 (21.65%) Tomcat
3 17 (7.36%) IIS
4 16 (6.93%) CMS
5 15 (6.49%) Drupal
6 11 (4.76%) WebSphere
6 11 (4.76%) Escenic
7 7 (3.03%) nginx
8 6 (2.60%) WordPress
8 6 (2.60%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (2.16%) GlassFish
10 4 (1.73%) Alfresco
11 2 (0.87%) Node.js
11 2 (0.87%) Joomla!
11 2 (0.87%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.43%) Commerce Server
12 1 (0.43%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.43%) WebSphere Portal
12 1 (0.43%) Jetty
12 1 (0.43%) Umbraco
Applications
1 15 (6.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (2.60%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
1 6 (2.60%) IntelliMatch
2 5 (2.16%) Magento
3 1 (0.43%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.33%) SaaS
2 7 (3.03%) PaaS
3 6 (2.60%) IaaS
4 3 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.43%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 42 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 35 (15.15%) Firewall
3 26 (11.26%) DNS
4 16 (6.93%) VoIP
4 16 (6.93%) Internet
5 14 (6.06%) SNMP
6 10 (4.33%) DHCP
6 10 (4.33%) FTP
7 9 (3.90%) SSL
8 8 (3.46%) WAN
9 7 (3.03%) LAN
9 7 (3.03%) VPN
9 7 (3.03%) SAN
10 5 (2.16%) PBX
10 5 (2.16%) SMTP
10 5 (2.16%) HTTP
10 5 (2.16%) NAS
11 4 (1.73%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (1.73%) IPv4
12 3 (1.30%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (26.84%) MySQL
2 19 (8.23%) Oracle Database
3 15 (6.49%) Relational Database
4 7 (3.03%) SQL Server
5 5 (2.16%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.30%) DB2
6 3 (1.30%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (0.43%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.43%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.43%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 8 (3.46%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.16%) Subversion
3 3 (1.30%) JIRA
3 3 (1.30%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.30%) Gerrit
General
1 49 (21.21%) Finance
2 26 (11.26%) Banking
3 14 (6.06%) Retail
4 11 (4.76%) Publishing
5 7 (3.03%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.30%) Marketing
7 2 (0.87%) Games
7 2 (0.87%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.87%) Automotive
7 2 (0.87%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.87%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.49%) LAMP
2 11 (4.76%) Ajax
3 7 (3.03%) HTML
3 7 (3.03%) Web Services
4 6 (2.60%) CSS
5 4 (1.73%) J2EE
6 3 (1.30%) SOAP
7 2 (0.87%) Memcached
7 2 (0.87%) Java EE
7 2 (0.87%) XML
8 1 (0.43%) COM
8 1 (0.43%) .NET
8 1 (0.43%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.43%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.76%) Mobile App
1 11 (4.76%) Digital Media
2 6 (2.60%) SWIFT
2 6 (2.60%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.16%) Client/Server
3 5 (2.16%) Open Source
4 4 (1.73%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (1.73%) Mobile Banking
5 3 (1.30%) iDTV
5 3 (1.30%) Video Editing
5 3 (1.30%) CLARiiON
5 3 (1.30%) Clustering
5 3 (1.30%) BBC
6 2 (0.87%) iPad
6 2 (0.87%) Mathematics
6 2 (0.87%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.87%) HACMP
7 1 (0.43%) Firmware
7 1 (0.43%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.43%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 231 (100.00%) Linux
2 99 (42.86%) UNIX
3 73 (31.60%) Windows
4 47 (20.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 43 (18.61%) Solaris
6 39 (16.88%) Ubuntu
7 24 (10.39%) CentOS
8 18 (7.79%) SUSE
9 15 (6.49%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (4.76%) Debian
11 9 (3.90%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (2.60%) Fedora
12 6 (2.60%) VMS
13 5 (2.16%) Windows 7
13 5 (2.16%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.87%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.87%) Android
14 2 (0.87%) AIX
14 2 (0.87%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.43%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (18.61%) Change Management
2 30 (12.99%) Problem Management
3 20 (8.66%) Server Monitoring
4 16 (6.93%) Incident Management
5 15 (6.49%) Load Balancing
5 15 (6.49%) ITIL
6 13 (5.63%) Capacity Planning
7 11 (4.76%) Content Management
8 9 (3.90%) Service Delivery
8 9 (3.90%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (3.46%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (2.16%) Service Management
11 4 (1.73%) DevOps
11 4 (1.73%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (1.73%) Configuration Management
11 4 (1.73%) E-Commerce
12 3 (1.30%) Performance Management
12 3 (1.30%) Capacity Management
13 2 (0.87%) Network Management
13 2 (0.87%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (29.44%) Perl
2 59 (25.54%) Python
3 50 (21.65%) Java
4 43 (18.61%) PHP
5 33 (14.29%) Shell Script
6 30 (12.99%) Bash Shell
7 23 (9.96%) SQL
8 18 (7.79%) Jython
8 18 (7.79%) Ruby
9 13 (5.63%) JavaScript
10 5 (2.16%) C
11 4 (1.73%) AWK
11 4 (1.73%) Lua
12 2 (0.87%) Korn
Qualifications
1 22 (9.52%) Degree
2 3 (1.30%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.30%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.87%) DV Cleared
3 2 (0.87%) RHCE
3 2 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.43%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.63%) SLA
2 2 (0.87%) QA
2 2 (0.87%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 35 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (5.19%) vSphere
3 9 (3.90%) Active Directory
3 9 (3.90%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 9 (3.90%) KVM
4 6 (2.60%) Squid
5 5 (2.16%) NFS
5 5 (2.16%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.87%) Varnish
6 2 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.43%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.43%) XenApp
7 1 (0.43%) Postfix
7 1 (0.43%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.43%) Samba
7 1 (0.43%) GPFS
7 1 (0.43%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 49 (21.21%) Nagios
2 27 (11.69%) Tivoli
3 18 (7.79%) OpenView
3 18 (7.79%) BMC PATROL
4 17 (7.36%) Puppet
5 13 (5.63%) Zenoss
5 13 (5.63%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (5.19%) Vagrant
7 10 (4.33%) Plesk
8 6 (2.60%) Salt
9 5 (2.16%) ZABBIX
10 4 (1.73%) Opsview
11 3 (1.30%) EMC Navisphere
12 2 (0.87%) EMC NetWorker
12 2 (0.87%) Cacti
13 1 (0.43%) Foglight
13 1 (0.43%) Netcool
13 1 (0.43%) SCCM
13 1 (0.43%) Icinga
Vendors
1 86 (37.23%) Red Hat
2 41 (17.75%) VMware
3 27 (11.69%) Oracle
4 25 (10.82%) Cisco
4 25 (10.82%) HP
5 18 (7.79%) BMC
6 16 (6.93%) IBM
6 16 (6.93%) Google
7 13 (5.63%) Microsoft
8 9 (3.90%) Sun
9 8 (3.46%) EMC
10 7 (3.03%) JBoss
11 6 (2.60%) Brady
11 6 (2.60%) Citrix
11 6 (2.60%) TIBCO
12 3 (1.30%) Brocade
12 3 (1.30%) Zoho
13 2 (0.87%) hybris
13 2 (0.87%) F5
13 2 (0.87%) Blue Coat
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