The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Support Engineer
Rank 604 619 633
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support Engineer 47 40 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.096% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.10% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 45 26 21
Average salary £57,500 £40,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.97% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £56,250 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £39,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-15.18% +12.85%
Linux Support Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
39184 39901 41305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.68% 95.77% 95.69%
Number of salaries quoted 33782 33821 33803
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Linux Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux Support Engineer in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Linux Support Engineer
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Support Engineer across the London region.

Linux Support Engineer Salary Trend in London

Linux Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Support Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Linux Support Engineer Salary Histogram in London

Linux Support Engineer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Support Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 9 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
City of London +61 7 £60,000 +9.09% 2
Linux Support Engineer
England

Linux Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the London region that cited Linux Support Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 106 (100.00%) Linux
2 56 (52.83%) Windows
3 35 (33.02%) Red Hat
4 32 (30.19%) Windows Server
5 30 (28.30%) Finance
6 29 (27.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 28 (26.42%) ITIL
8 26 (24.53%) Unix
8 26 (24.53%) Firewall
8 26 (24.53%) Data Centre
9 25 (23.58%) VMware
10 24 (22.64%) DNS
10 24 (22.64%) Degree
11 22 (20.75%) Perl
12 21 (19.81%) Java
12 21 (19.81%) Debian
13 20 (18.87%) Tomcat
13 20 (18.87%) HTTP
13 20 (18.87%) VPN
14 19 (17.92%) Incident Management
15 18 (16.98%) TCP/IP
15 18 (16.98%) Cisco
15 18 (16.98%) Python
15 18 (16.98%) MySQL
16 16 (15.09%) Load Balancing
16 16 (15.09%) Nagios
16 16 (15.09%) Solaris
16 16 (15.09%) Active Directory
17 15 (14.15%) Computer Science
17 15 (14.15%) Problem Management

Linux Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the London region that cited Linux Support Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (18.87%) Tomcat
2 14 (13.21%) Apache
3 11 (10.38%) nginx
4 7 (6.60%) IIS
4 7 (6.60%) JBoss
5 4 (3.77%) Drupal
5 4 (3.77%) MS Exchange
5 4 (3.77%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.83%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (1.89%) CloudStack
7 2 (1.89%) Confluence
8 1 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2000
8 1 (0.94%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (7.55%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.43%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.94%) SaaS
3 1 (0.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 26 (24.53%) Firewall
2 24 (22.64%) DNS
3 20 (18.87%) HTTP
3 20 (18.87%) VPN
4 18 (16.98%) TCP/IP
5 14 (13.21%) FTP
5 14 (13.21%) Internet
6 11 (10.38%) NAS
7 10 (9.43%) Cisco IOS
7 10 (9.43%) IPv4
7 10 (9.43%) IPv6
7 10 (9.43%) Reverse Proxy
8 7 (6.60%) LAN
9 6 (5.66%) DHCP
9 6 (5.66%) LDAP
9 6 (5.66%) WAN
10 3 (2.83%) Ethernet
10 3 (2.83%) SAN
10 3 (2.83%) VoIP
11 2 (1.89%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (16.98%) MySQL
2 9 (8.49%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.72%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.77%) Big Data
5 3 (2.83%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.83%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.83%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.83%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.89%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.89%) SQLPlus
7 1 (0.94%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (5.66%) Jenkins
2 5 (4.72%) JConsole
3 4 (3.77%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.89%) JIRA
4 2 (1.89%) Maven
4 2 (1.89%) Subversion
4 2 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.89%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.94%) Hudson
General
1 30 (28.30%) Finance
2 11 (10.38%) Back Office
3 8 (7.55%) Front Office
3 8 (7.55%) Law
4 6 (5.66%) Telecoms
5 5 (4.72%) Financial Institution
6 4 (3.77%) Banking
7 3 (2.83%) Marketing
7 3 (2.83%) Retail
7 3 (2.83%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.94%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.55%) ELK Stack
1 8 (7.55%) LAMP
2 3 (2.83%) IBM Integration Bus
2 3 (2.83%) Middleware
2 3 (2.83%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (1.89%) .NET
3 2 (1.89%) CSS
3 2 (1.89%) J2EE
3 2 (1.89%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (1.89%) Web Services
4 1 (0.94%) FFmpeg
4 1 (0.94%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.94%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 26 (24.53%) Data Centre
2 15 (14.15%) Computer Science
3 13 (12.26%) Hedge funds
4 9 (8.49%) Mathematics
5 4 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.77%) Fintech
5 4 (3.77%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.83%) Clustering
6 3 (2.83%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (1.89%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.94%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.94%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 106 (100.00%) Linux
2 56 (52.83%) Windows
3 32 (30.19%) Windows Server
4 29 (27.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 26 (24.53%) Unix
6 21 (19.81%) Debian
7 16 (15.09%) Solaris
8 14 (13.21%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (12.26%) CentOS
9 13 (12.26%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (11.32%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (9.43%) CatOS
11 10 (9.43%) Ubuntu
12 4 (3.77%) SUSE
13 2 (1.89%) Android
13 2 (1.89%) Apple iOS
13 2 (1.89%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 2 (1.89%) Windows 7
13 2 (1.89%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (26.42%) ITIL
2 19 (17.92%) Incident Management
3 16 (15.09%) Load Balancing
4 15 (14.15%) Problem Management
5 14 (13.21%) Continuous Improvement
6 11 (10.38%) DevOps
6 11 (10.38%) Validation
7 9 (8.49%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (8.49%) Change Control
7 9 (8.49%) Service Management
8 5 (4.72%) Memory Management
8 5 (4.72%) Multithreading
8 5 (4.72%) Open Source
8 5 (4.72%) Release Management
9 4 (3.77%) Analytics
9 4 (3.77%) B2C
10 3 (2.83%) Change Management
10 3 (2.83%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (2.83%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (2.83%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 22 (20.75%) Perl
2 21 (19.81%) Java
3 18 (16.98%) Python
4 12 (11.32%) Bash Shell
4 12 (11.32%) SQL
5 11 (10.38%) Shell Script
6 6 (5.66%) C++
7 5 (4.72%) JavaScript
8 4 (3.77%) PHP
9 3 (2.83%) Ruby
10 2 (1.89%) AWK
10 2 (1.89%) Bourne shell
10 2 (1.89%) C
10 2 (1.89%) Groovy
10 2 (1.89%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.89%) sed
11 1 (0.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (22.64%) Degree
2 5 (4.72%) RHCE
3 4 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.83%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.89%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.94%) CCNA
6 1 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.94%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.43%) QA
2 4 (3.77%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (15.09%) Active Directory
2 13 (12.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (7.55%) Docker
4 6 (5.66%) Xen
5 5 (4.72%) KVM
5 5 (4.72%) NFS
5 5 (4.72%) Samba
6 3 (2.83%) XenApp
7 2 (1.89%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.89%) XenServer
8 1 (0.94%) Kamailio
8 1 (0.94%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 16 (15.09%) Nagios
2 13 (12.26%) Ansible
2 13 (12.26%) Puppet
3 3 (2.83%) Kibana
3 3 (2.83%) logstash
4 2 (1.89%) Control-M
4 2 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.89%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (1.89%) Xymon
5 1 (0.94%) Check_MK
5 1 (0.94%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.94%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.94%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 35 (33.02%) Red Hat
2 25 (23.58%) VMware
3 18 (16.98%) Cisco
4 11 (10.38%) Oracle
5 10 (9.43%) Microsoft
6 8 (7.55%) Nimsoft
7 6 (5.66%) Citrix
8 5 (4.72%) Splunk
9 4 (3.77%) IBM
10 3 (2.83%) Google
10 3 (2.83%) HP
10 3 (2.83%) Juniper
11 2 (1.89%) Adobe
11 2 (1.89%) Sun
12 1 (0.94%) Apple
12 1 (0.94%) Bloomberg
12 1 (0.94%) Compaq
12 1 (0.94%) NetApp
12 1 (0.94%) Reuters
12 1 (0.94%) webMethods
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