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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Support Engineer
Rank 611 625 637
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support Engineer 45 38 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.085% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.089% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 44 38 55
Average salary £57,500 £43,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.72% +14.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,050 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £40,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +15.94%
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
40513 42828 47012
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.86% 95.79% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 35099 36048 38825
Average salary £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.80% +1.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 April 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 29 April 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
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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
City of London +51 11 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Linux Support Engineer
England

Linux Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

1 102 (100.00%) Linux
2 52 (50.98%) Windows
3 37 (36.27%) Finance
4 32 (31.37%) Red Hat
5 28 (27.45%) VMware
6 27 (26.47%) Degree
7 26 (25.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 25 (24.51%) Perl
9 23 (22.55%) Python
9 23 (22.55%) Firewall
10 21 (20.59%) Windows Server
11 19 (18.63%) Puppet
12 18 (17.65%) ITIL
12 18 (17.65%) Java
12 18 (17.65%) MySQL
13 17 (16.67%) SQL
13 17 (16.67%) Computer Science
13 17 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (15.69%) Unix
14 16 (15.69%) Nagios
15 15 (14.71%) Apache
15 15 (14.71%) Tomcat
15 15 (14.71%) HTTP
15 15 (14.71%) Cisco
16 14 (13.73%) Hedge funds
16 14 (13.73%) DevOps
17 13 (12.75%) Analytical Skills
17 13 (12.75%) TCP/IP
17 13 (12.75%) SQL Server
17 13 (12.75%) Debian

Linux Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 15 (14.71%) Apache
1 15 (14.71%) Tomcat
2 10 (9.80%) JBoss
3 7 (6.86%) nginx
3 7 (6.86%) WebSphere
4 6 (5.88%) IIS
5 5 (4.90%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (4.90%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 4 (3.92%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.96%) Drupal
7 2 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.96%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.98%) Confluence
8 1 (0.98%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (4.90%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.92%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (5.88%) SaaS
4 3 (2.94%) IaaS
5 1 (0.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (22.55%) Firewall
2 15 (14.71%) HTTP
3 13 (12.75%) TCP/IP
4 12 (11.76%) VPN
5 10 (9.80%) DNS
5 10 (9.80%) NAS
6 9 (8.82%) Internet
6 9 (8.82%) SAN
7 8 (7.84%) LAN
8 7 (6.86%) LDAP
8 7 (6.86%) WAN
9 6 (5.88%) FTP
10 4 (3.92%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (3.92%) DHCP
10 4 (3.92%) IPv4
10 4 (3.92%) IPv6
10 4 (3.92%) Reverse Proxy
11 3 (2.94%) Ethernet
11 3 (2.94%) VoIP
12 2 (1.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (17.65%) MySQL
2 13 (12.75%) SQL Server
3 9 (8.82%) Relational Database
4 7 (6.86%) Big Data
5 5 (4.90%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.94%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.96%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.94%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.96%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.96%) JConsole
3 1 (0.98%) JIRA
General
1 37 (36.27%) Finance
2 12 (11.76%) Law
3 11 (10.78%) Back Office
4 10 (9.80%) Front Office
5 8 (7.84%) Banking
5 8 (7.84%) Financial Institution
5 8 (7.84%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.94%) Electronics
6 3 (2.94%) Marketing
7 2 (1.96%) Retail
7 2 (1.96%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.98%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.76%) ELK Stack
2 9 (8.82%) LAMP
3 7 (6.86%) .NET
4 6 (5.88%) Web Services
5 4 (3.92%) FIX Protocol
6 3 (2.94%) Middleware
7 2 (1.96%) IBM Integration Bus
7 2 (1.96%) LEMP Stack
8 1 (0.98%) FreeSWITCH
8 1 (0.98%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (0.98%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.98%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 14 (13.73%) Hedge funds
3 13 (12.75%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (10.78%) Data Centre
5 9 (8.82%) Mathematics
6 7 (6.86%) Fintech
7 4 (3.92%) Clustering
8 3 (2.94%) EMC VNX
9 2 (1.96%) Equities
9 2 (1.96%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.98%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.98%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.98%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.98%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 102 (100.00%) Linux
2 52 (50.98%) Windows
3 26 (25.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (20.59%) Windows Server
5 16 (15.69%) Unix
6 13 (12.75%) Debian
7 11 (10.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (8.82%) Solaris
9 8 (7.84%) CentOS
10 7 (6.86%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (4.90%) Ubuntu
12 4 (3.92%) Android
12 4 (3.92%) Apple iOS
12 4 (3.92%) CatOS
12 4 (3.92%) SUSE
12 4 (3.92%) Windows 7
12 4 (3.92%) Windows 8
12 4 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.98%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (17.65%) ITIL
2 17 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (13.73%) DevOps
4 9 (8.82%) Incident Management
5 8 (7.84%) Load Balancing
6 7 (6.86%) Analytics
6 7 (6.86%) B2C
6 7 (6.86%) Change Control
6 7 (6.86%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (6.86%) Problem Management
7 5 (4.90%) Open Source
7 5 (4.90%) Web Operations
8 4 (3.92%) Configuration Management
8 4 (3.92%) Multithreading
8 4 (3.92%) Validation
9 3 (2.94%) High Availability
9 3 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (2.94%) Release Management
9 3 (2.94%) Service Management
9 3 (2.94%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 25 (24.51%) Perl
2 23 (22.55%) Python
3 18 (17.65%) Java
4 17 (16.67%) SQL
5 10 (9.80%) Bash Shell
5 10 (9.80%) C++
5 10 (9.80%) Shell Script
6 5 (4.90%) PHP
6 5 (4.90%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.96%) C
7 2 (1.96%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.96%) Ruby
8 1 (0.98%) C#
8 1 (0.98%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 27 (26.47%) Degree
2 3 (2.94%) RHCE
3 2 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.98%) CCNA
4 1 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.98%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.84%) PCI DSS
2 4 (3.92%) QA
3 2 (1.96%) SLA
4 1 (0.98%) DICOM
4 1 (0.98%) HL7
4 1 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (10.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (9.80%) Active Directory
3 8 (7.84%) Docker
4 5 (4.90%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (3.92%) VMware ESX
6 3 (2.94%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.94%) Xen
6 3 (2.94%) XenApp
7 2 (1.96%) KVM
7 2 (1.96%) NFS
7 2 (1.96%) Samba
8 1 (0.98%) Kamailio
8 1 (0.98%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (18.63%) Puppet
2 16 (15.69%) Nagios
3 12 (11.76%) Ansible
4 5 (4.90%) OpenAM
5 2 (1.96%) Control-M
5 2 (1.96%) Kibana
5 2 (1.96%) logstash
6 1 (0.98%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.98%) Check_MK
6 1 (0.98%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.98%) vRealize
Vendors
1 32 (31.37%) Red Hat
2 28 (27.45%) VMware
3 15 (14.71%) Cisco
4 12 (11.76%) Microsoft
5 11 (10.78%) Oracle
6 10 (9.80%) Splunk
7 8 (7.84%) Nimsoft
8 5 (4.90%) Citrix
8 5 (4.90%) Sun
9 3 (2.94%) EMC
9 3 (2.94%) Isilon
10 2 (1.96%) Apple
10 2 (1.96%) HP
10 2 (1.96%) IBM
10 2 (1.96%) Juniper
11 1 (0.98%) BMC
11 1 (0.98%) NetApp
11 1 (0.98%) ProCurve
11 1 (0.98%) Veritas
11 1 (0.98%) webMethods
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