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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Support
Rank 625 626 605
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 285 312 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.32% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.33% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 247 265 264
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,750 £55,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
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
89882 94415 94645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.13% 96.49% 96.31%
Number of salaries quoted 76200 78954 76880
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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 +72 163 £50,000 +11.11% 12
South East -55 61 £40,750 -4.11% 18
East of England +11 22 £32,500 +30.00% 1
North West +38 12 £30,000 +27.65% 8
East Midlands 0 10 - -
Yorkshire +9 8 £30,000 -16.66% 2
South West -26 7 £20,500 -19.60% 2
West Midlands -23 5 £45,000 +50.00%
Linux Support
UK

Linux Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 645 (100.00%) Linux
2 276 (42.79%) Windows
3 246 (38.14%) SQL
4 244 (37.83%) Unix
5 197 (30.54%) Perl
6 148 (22.95%) Red Hat
6 148 (22.95%) Bash Shell
7 124 (19.22%) Oracle
7 124 (19.22%) Python
8 123 (19.07%) Java
9 115 (17.83%) Finance
10 111 (17.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 109 (16.90%) MySQL
12 105 (16.28%) ITIL
13 104 (16.12%) Apache
14 101 (15.66%) CentOS
15 99 (15.35%) Windows Server
16 93 (14.42%) Ubuntu
17 90 (13.95%) Tomcat
18 88 (13.64%) VMware
19 81 (12.56%) Shell Script
20 80 (12.40%) Degree
21 74 (11.47%) Microsoft
21 74 (11.47%) Problem Management
22 71 (11.01%) TCP/IP
23 68 (10.54%) Incident Management
24 65 (10.08%) Active Directory
25 63 (9.77%) DNS
25 63 (9.77%) Debian
26 62 (9.61%) Firewall

Linux Support
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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
1 104 (16.12%) Apache
2 90 (13.95%) Tomcat
3 22 (3.41%) WebSphere
4 21 (3.26%) JBoss
5 19 (2.95%) nginx
6 17 (2.64%) IIS
7 16 (2.48%) WebLogic
8 13 (2.02%) Apache ServiceMix
8 13 (2.02%) MS Exchange
8 13 (2.02%) WebSphere Application Server
9 11 (1.71%) Confluence
10 8 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
11 7 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
11 7 (1.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 7 (1.09%) SharePoint
12 6 (0.93%) CMS
12 6 (0.93%) Drupal
12 6 (0.93%) Node.js
13 4 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
14 3 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 38 (5.89%) MS Excel
2 28 (4.34%) MS Office
3 3 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.16%) GNU Octave
4 1 (0.16%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.31%) Front Arena
1 2 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.16%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 36 (5.58%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.24%) SaaS
4 7 (1.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 6 (0.93%) IaaS
6 5 (0.78%) Joyent
7 4 (0.62%) Rackspace Cloud
8 3 (0.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.47%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (0.47%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.47%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.31%) Office 365
9 2 (0.31%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 71 (11.01%) TCP/IP
2 63 (9.77%) DNS
3 62 (9.61%) Firewall
4 41 (6.36%) VPN
5 32 (4.96%) HTTP
6 31 (4.81%) SAN
7 26 (4.03%) FTP
7 26 (4.03%) LAN
8 22 (3.41%) WAN
9 21 (3.26%) Internet
10 20 (3.10%) NAS
11 14 (2.17%) LDAP
12 13 (2.02%) DHCP
13 10 (1.55%) SSH
14 9 (1.40%) Cisco IOS
14 9 (1.40%) IPv4
14 9 (1.40%) IPv6
14 9 (1.40%) Remote Desktop
14 9 (1.40%) Reverse Proxy
14 9 (1.40%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (16.90%) MySQL
2 45 (6.98%) SQL Server
3 35 (5.43%) Oracle Database
4 26 (4.03%) PostgreSQL
5 21 (3.26%) Oracle Reports
6 18 (2.79%) Relational Database
7 17 (2.64%) Crystal Reports
8 13 (2.02%) Big Data
8 13 (2.02%) DB2
8 13 (2.02%) MongoDB
9 10 (1.55%) Apache Cassandra
10 9 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (1.09%) Amazon RDS
11 7 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
12 6 (0.93%) KDB
13 5 (0.78%) Informix
13 5 (0.78%) RDBMS
13 5 (0.78%) Redis
14 3 (0.47%) SQLPlus
15 2 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 16 (2.48%) JIRA
2 11 (1.71%) Jenkins
3 10 (1.55%) Subversion
4 9 (1.40%) Git (software)
5 6 (0.93%) GDB
6 5 (0.78%) Firebug
6 5 (0.78%) JConsole
7 4 (0.62%) Maven
7 4 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.47%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.47%) Gradle
9 1 (0.16%) GCC
9 1 (0.16%) Hudson
9 1 (0.16%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.16%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.16%) Toad
General
1 115 (17.83%) Finance
2 34 (5.27%) Banking
2 34 (5.27%) Front Office
3 25 (3.88%) Back Office
4 23 (3.57%) Telecoms
5 13 (2.02%) Investment Banking
5 13 (2.02%) Marketing
6 12 (1.86%) Financial Institution
7 10 (1.55%) Games
7 10 (1.55%) Law
7 10 (1.55%) Retail
8 9 (1.40%) Electronics
9 6 (0.93%) French Language
9 6 (0.93%) German Language
10 4 (0.62%) Billing
11 3 (0.47%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.31%) Publishing
12 2 (0.31%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.16%) Advertising
13 1 (0.16%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (8.22%) LAMP
2 42 (6.51%) FIX Protocol
3 35 (5.43%) HTML
4 34 (5.27%) CSS
5 20 (3.10%) .NET
5 20 (3.10%) Web Services
6 19 (2.95%) Ruby on Rails
7 16 (2.48%) XML
8 15 (2.33%) WebSphere MQ
9 13 (2.02%) JDBC
10 9 (1.40%) LAPP Stack
11 8 (1.24%) ELK Stack
12 6 (0.93%) J2EE
13 5 (0.78%) ActiveMQ
14 4 (0.62%) EDI
14 4 (0.62%) Middleware
15 3 (0.47%) Spring
16 2 (0.31%) IBM Integration Bus
16 2 (0.31%) LEMP Stack
16 2 (0.31%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 56 (8.68%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (6.36%) Data Centre
3 39 (6.05%) Hedge funds
4 26 (4.03%) Equities
5 24 (3.72%) Fixed Income
6 23 (3.57%) Computer Science
7 17 (2.64%) Derivative
8 13 (2.02%) Eurex
9 9 (1.40%) Mathematics
10 8 (1.24%) Clustering
10 8 (1.24%) Fintech
10 8 (1.24%) Replication
11 7 (1.09%) Management Information System
12 6 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 4 (0.62%) Algorithms
13 4 (0.62%) EPoS
13 4 (0.62%) iDTV
13 4 (0.62%) Mobile App
13 4 (0.62%) Public Cloud
14 3 (0.47%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 645 (100.00%) Linux
2 276 (42.79%) Windows
3 244 (37.83%) Unix
4 111 (17.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 101 (15.66%) CentOS
6 99 (15.35%) Windows Server
7 93 (14.42%) Ubuntu
8 63 (9.77%) Debian
9 50 (7.75%) Solaris
10 30 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
10 30 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
11 26 (4.03%) AIX
12 19 (2.95%) SUSE
12 19 (2.95%) Windows Server 2003
13 14 (2.17%) Fedora
14 13 (2.02%) Windows 7
15 9 (1.40%) CatOS
16 6 (0.93%) Oracle Linux
16 6 (0.93%) Windows 8
17 5 (0.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (16.28%) ITIL
2 74 (11.47%) Problem Management
3 68 (10.54%) Incident Management
4 39 (6.05%) DevOps
5 32 (4.96%) Load Balancing
6 24 (3.72%) E-Commerce
7 23 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
7 23 (3.57%) Mentoring
8 22 (3.41%) Electronic Trading
8 22 (3.41%) Root Cause Analysis
9 21 (3.26%) Performance Monitoring
10 20 (3.10%) Performance Tuning
11 18 (2.79%) Configuration Management
11 18 (2.79%) Low Latency
12 16 (2.48%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (2.33%) Continuous Improvement
13 15 (2.33%) Service Management
14 14 (2.17%) Algorithmic Trading
14 14 (2.17%) CRM
14 14 (2.17%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 246 (38.14%) SQL
2 197 (30.54%) Perl
3 148 (22.95%) Bash Shell
4 124 (19.22%) Python
5 123 (19.07%) Java
6 81 (12.56%) Shell Script
7 48 (7.44%) JavaScript
8 43 (6.67%) Ruby
9 28 (4.34%) C
10 27 (4.19%) C#
10 27 (4.19%) C++
10 27 (4.19%) PowerShell
11 21 (3.26%) Korn
12 16 (2.48%) PHP
13 12 (1.86%) AWK
13 12 (1.86%) Tcl
14 10 (1.55%) sed
15 9 (1.40%) PL/SQL
16 4 (0.62%) T-SQL
17 2 (0.31%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 80 (12.40%) Degree
2 21 (3.26%) Security Cleared
3 20 (3.10%) SC Cleared
4 15 (2.33%) RHCE
5 12 (1.86%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (1.86%) ITIL Certification
6 11 (1.71%) CCNA
7 10 (1.55%) PhD
8 7 (1.09%) CFA
8 7 (1.09%) MBA
9 6 (0.93%) CCNP
10 4 (0.62%) CCENT
10 4 (0.62%) LPIC
11 3 (0.47%) CEH
11 3 (0.47%) CISSP
12 2 (0.31%) CCIE
12 2 (0.31%) MCP
12 2 (0.31%) RHCT
13 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (0.16%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.57%) SLA
2 15 (2.33%) QA
3 5 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.78%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.16%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.16%) RMADS
4 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 65 (10.08%) Active Directory
2 46 (7.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (4.34%) Hyper-V
4 18 (2.79%) XenServer
5 16 (2.48%) Xen
6 15 (2.33%) KVM
7 11 (1.71%) Docker
7 11 (1.71%) NFS
8 10 (1.55%) Squid
9 9 (1.40%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (1.24%) Varnish
11 7 (1.09%) iptables
11 7 (1.09%) Oracle RAC
12 6 (0.93%) Samba
13 5 (0.78%) vSphere
14 4 (0.62%) Postfix
15 3 (0.47%) XenApp
16 1 (0.16%) Firmware
16 1 (0.16%) Kamailio
16 1 (0.16%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 51 (7.91%) Puppet
2 27 (4.19%) Nagios
3 14 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (1.86%) Ansible
4 12 (1.86%) Zenoss
5 11 (1.71%) Control-M
6 9 (1.40%) OpenView
7 8 (1.24%) Munin
8 7 (1.09%) NetBackup
8 7 (1.09%) OpenAM
9 6 (0.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 5 (0.78%) HAProxy
11 4 (0.62%) ITRS Geneos
12 3 (0.47%) Kibana
12 3 (0.47%) logstash
12 3 (0.47%) Opsview
13 2 (0.31%) CFEngine
13 2 (0.31%) cPanel
13 2 (0.31%) Oracle RMAN
13 2 (0.31%) Plesk
Vendors
1 148 (22.95%) Red Hat
2 124 (19.22%) Oracle
3 88 (13.64%) VMware
4 74 (11.47%) Microsoft
5 57 (8.84%) Cisco
6 45 (6.98%) IBM
7 36 (5.58%) HP
8 35 (5.43%) Sun
9 31 (4.81%) Citrix
10 30 (4.65%) Sybase
11 22 (3.41%) Fidessa
12 20 (3.10%) Bloomberg
12 20 (3.10%) Reuters
13 18 (2.79%) Juniper
14 13 (2.02%) GL TRADE
14 13 (2.02%) NYFIX
14 13 (2.02%) Patsystems
15 9 (1.40%) CQG
16 8 (1.24%) Nimsoft
16 8 (1.24%) Splunk
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Parham Consulting
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus 10% bonus, shares and good benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
- The Resourcing Hub
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Graham Matthews
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ISL
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £38k - 40k per year + 4k Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25k - 40k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Netsource Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £25000 per annum + excellent training
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + bonus, on-call allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £75000 - £85000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
East Sussex
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £25000 - £35000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Resourcing Hub
Salary: From £0 to £0 per annum Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Portsmouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Sandbach
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Crawley
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago