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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Support
Rank 775 764 755
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 93 108 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.088% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.11% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 78 103 99
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +14.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £40,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-17.28% +15.71%
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
99985 96960 104426
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.67% 94.70% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 83835 79628 90649
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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 +19 38 £42,500 -5.55% 5
South East -14 32 £30,500 -33.33% 1
Yorkshire -21 7 £40,000 +48.14%
East Midlands - 6 £23,500 -
South West -12 5 £37,500 +0.67% 1
North West -12 3 £35,000 +62.79%
North East - 2 £20,000 -
East of England -31 1 £50,000 +100.00%
Linux Support
UK

Linux Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

1 210 (100.00%) Linux
2 92 (43.81%) Red Hat
3 76 (36.19%) UNIX
4 72 (34.29%) Apache
5 63 (30.00%) Windows
6 59 (28.10%) MySQL
7 56 (26.67%) Perl
7 56 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 54 (25.71%) VMware
9 45 (21.43%) Tomcat
10 42 (20.00%) Finance
11 41 (19.52%) Python
12 38 (18.10%) Java
13 37 (17.62%) PHP
13 37 (17.62%) CentOS
14 31 (14.76%) DNS
15 30 (14.29%) TCP/IP
15 30 (14.29%) Ubuntu
16 29 (13.81%) Solaris
17 27 (12.86%) VMware Infrastructure
17 27 (12.86%) Bash Shell
18 25 (11.90%) IIS
19 24 (11.43%) Debian
20 22 (10.48%) ITIL
20 22 (10.48%) MS Excel
20 22 (10.48%) Windows Server 2008
21 21 (10.00%) SQL
21 21 (10.00%) Shell Script
22 20 (9.52%) Change Management
23 19 (9.05%) Microsoft

Linux Support
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 72 (34.29%) Apache
2 45 (21.43%) Tomcat
3 25 (11.90%) IIS
4 17 (8.10%) nginx
5 13 (6.19%) WebSphere
6 11 (5.24%) JBoss
7 8 (3.81%) Drupal
7 8 (3.81%) WebSphere Application Server
8 7 (3.33%) CMS
9 6 (2.86%) WordPress
9 6 (2.86%) Lync
10 4 (1.90%) Alfresco
10 4 (1.90%) Escenic
11 3 (1.43%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.95%) Joomla!
12 2 (0.95%) Node.js
12 2 (0.95%) CloudStack
12 2 (0.95%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.48%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 22 (10.48%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (3.81%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
1 8 (3.81%) IntelliMatch
2 5 (2.38%) Magento
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.95%) Amazon S3
2 2 (0.95%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (0.95%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (0.95%) IaaS
3 1 (0.48%) Route 53
3 1 (0.48%) SaaS
3 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 31 (14.76%) DNS
2 30 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 18 (8.57%) Firewall
4 15 (7.14%) SSL
5 12 (5.71%) SNMP
5 12 (5.71%) Internet
5 12 (5.71%) SAN
6 11 (5.24%) DHCP
7 9 (4.29%) SSH
8 7 (3.33%) FTP
8 7 (3.33%) WAN
9 6 (2.86%) ADSL
9 6 (2.86%) Broadband
10 5 (2.38%) tcpdump
10 5 (2.38%) LAN
10 5 (2.38%) HTTP
10 5 (2.38%) SMTP
10 5 (2.38%) VoIP
10 5 (2.38%) Ethereal
10 5 (2.38%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (28.10%) MySQL
2 13 (6.19%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.86%) Relational Database
3 6 (2.86%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.43%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.95%) Redis
6 1 (0.48%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.48%) DB2
6 1 (0.48%) Informix
Development Applications
1 7 (3.33%) JIRA
2 4 (1.90%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.90%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.43%) Gerrit
4 1 (0.48%) Subversion
General
1 42 (20.00%) Finance
2 16 (7.62%) Banking
3 6 (2.86%) Retail
4 5 (2.38%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.38%) Retail Banking
5 4 (1.90%) Publishing
6 3 (1.43%) Law
7 2 (0.95%) Games
8 1 (0.48%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.76%) HTML
2 8 (3.81%) LAMP
3 6 (2.86%) CSS
4 5 (2.38%) J2EE
5 4 (1.90%) Ajax
5 4 (1.90%) Flash
5 4 (1.90%) Web Services
6 3 (1.43%) SOAP
7 2 (0.95%) Java EE
7 2 (0.95%) libvirt
8 1 (0.48%) Memcached
8 1 (0.48%) .NET
8 1 (0.48%) COM
8 1 (0.48%) XML
8 1 (0.48%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.48%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (3.81%) SWIFT
2 7 (3.33%) Open Source
3 6 (2.86%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.38%) Mobile Banking
4 5 (2.38%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.38%) BBC
4 5 (2.38%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.90%) E-Learning
5 4 (1.90%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.43%) iDTV
6 3 (1.43%) Video Editing
7 2 (0.95%) Clustering
7 2 (0.95%) NHS
7 2 (0.95%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.48%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.48%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.48%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.48%) PKI
8 1 (0.48%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 210 (100.00%) Linux
2 76 (36.19%) UNIX
3 63 (30.00%) Windows
4 56 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 37 (17.62%) CentOS
6 30 (14.29%) Ubuntu
7 29 (13.81%) Solaris
8 24 (11.43%) Debian
9 22 (10.48%) Windows Server 2008
10 17 (8.10%) SUSE
11 14 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
12 12 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (4.29%) Windows 7
14 6 (2.86%) Fedora
14 6 (2.86%) Windows XP
14 6 (2.86%) Windows 8
15 4 (1.90%) Mac OS
15 4 (1.90%) Scientific Linux
16 2 (0.95%) Android
16 2 (0.95%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (10.48%) ITIL
2 20 (9.52%) Change Management
3 16 (7.62%) Problem Management
4 12 (5.71%) Capacity Planning
5 9 (4.29%) DevOps
5 9 (4.29%) Configuration Management
6 7 (3.33%) Server Monitoring
6 7 (3.33%) Project Management
6 7 (3.33%) Load Balancing
6 7 (3.33%) Incident Management
7 6 (2.86%) Network Management
8 5 (2.38%) E-Commerce
9 4 (1.90%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (1.90%) Content Management
9 4 (1.90%) CRM
9 4 (1.90%) PRINCE2
10 3 (1.43%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (1.43%) Migration
10 3 (1.43%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (1.43%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 56 (26.67%) Perl
2 41 (19.52%) Python
3 38 (18.10%) Java
4 37 (17.62%) PHP
5 27 (12.86%) Bash Shell
6 21 (10.00%) SQL
6 21 (10.00%) Shell Script
7 13 (6.19%) JavaScript
8 7 (3.33%) Jython
9 4 (1.90%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.90%) Ruby
10 2 (0.95%) Korn
10 2 (0.95%) Lua
10 2 (0.95%) AWK
10 2 (0.95%) C++
10 2 (0.95%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.48%) Tcl
11 1 (0.48%) VBScript
11 1 (0.48%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (7.14%) Degree
2 5 (2.38%) SC Cleared
2 5 (2.38%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.90%) RHCE
3 4 (1.90%) PMP
3 4 (1.90%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.95%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.48%) RHCSA
5 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.48%) MCSE
5 1 (0.48%) MCITP
5 1 (0.48%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.29%) SLA
2 3 (1.43%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (12.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (8.10%) KVM
3 10 (4.76%) Active Directory
4 6 (2.86%) vSphere
5 5 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (1.90%) NFS
6 4 (1.90%) Firmware
7 3 (1.43%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 2 (0.95%) Squid
8 2 (0.95%) Postfix
8 2 (0.95%) Sendmail
8 2 (0.95%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.95%) vCloud
9 1 (0.48%) RHEV
9 1 (0.48%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.48%) Varnish
9 1 (0.48%) GPFS
9 1 (0.48%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 19 (9.05%) cPanel
2 17 (8.10%) Nagios
3 16 (7.62%) Plesk
4 15 (7.14%) Puppet
5 11 (5.24%) Webmin
6 10 (4.76%) Tivoli
6 10 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (3.33%) OpenView
7 7 (3.33%) BMC PATROL
8 6 (2.86%) Red Hat Satellite
9 4 (1.90%) NetBackup
9 4 (1.90%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 3 (1.43%) Vagrant
11 2 (0.95%) EMC NetWorker
11 2 (0.95%) Zenoss
11 2 (0.95%) logstash
11 2 (0.95%) Salt
12 1 (0.48%) FortiGate
12 1 (0.48%) HAProxy
12 1 (0.48%) yum
Vendors
1 92 (43.81%) Red Hat
2 54 (25.71%) VMware
3 19 (9.05%) Microsoft
4 15 (7.14%) HP
4 15 (7.14%) Oracle
5 13 (6.19%) Cisco
6 12 (5.71%) IBM
7 10 (4.76%) EMC
8 8 (3.81%) Brady
8 8 (3.81%) TIBCO
8 8 (3.81%) Sun
8 8 (3.81%) BMC
9 7 (3.33%) Google
10 5 (2.38%) F5
10 5 (2.38%) Websense
10 5 (2.38%) Clearswift
10 5 (2.38%) Blue Coat
10 5 (2.38%) WatchGuard
10 5 (2.38%) SonicWALL
11 3 (1.43%) Zoho
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