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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Support Engineer
Rank 637 660 608
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -52
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support Engineer 9 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.020% 0.006% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.006% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 5
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £35,200
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £39,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,900 £37,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
+18.64% +39.62%
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
41712 46782 41955
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.33% 93.66% 93.67%
Number of salaries quoted 35364 39322 35269
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +0.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 30 June 2015.

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 30 June 2015. 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 - 2 £49,250 -
Linux Support Engineer
England

Linux Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (41.94%) Perl
3 12 (38.71%) PHP
3 12 (38.71%) Python
4 10 (32.26%) Windows
5 9 (29.03%) Java
5 9 (29.03%) Apache
5 9 (29.03%) Tomcat
6 8 (25.81%) SQL
6 8 (25.81%) ITIL
7 7 (22.58%) XML
7 7 (22.58%) UNIX
7 7 (22.58%) Red Hat
7 7 (22.58%) Finance
7 7 (22.58%) Bash Shell
8 6 (19.35%) Open Source
8 6 (19.35%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (16.13%) IaaS
9 5 (16.13%) KVM
9 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (16.13%) JBoss
10 4 (12.90%) Solaris
10 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
10 4 (12.90%) MySQL
10 4 (12.90%) B2B
10 4 (12.90%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (12.90%) FTP
10 4 (12.90%) Games
10 4 (12.90%) Service Management
10 4 (12.90%) Change Management

Linux Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 9 (29.03%) Apache
1 9 (29.03%) Tomcat
2 5 (16.13%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (19.35%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (16.13%) IaaS
3 4 (12.90%) Google Drive
4 1 (3.23%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) FTP
2 3 (9.68%) HTTP
2 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
2 3 (9.68%) SMTP
2 3 (9.68%) SSH
3 2 (6.45%) Internet
3 2 (6.45%) SS7
3 2 (6.45%) INAP
4 1 (3.23%) LDAP
4 1 (3.23%) VPN
4 1 (3.23%) DNS
4 1 (3.23%) VLAN
4 1 (3.23%) iSCSI
4 1 (3.23%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) MySQL
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) JIRA
2 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Games
3 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.23%) Advertising
4 1 (3.23%) Banking
4 1 (3.23%) French Language
4 1 (3.23%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) XML
2 3 (9.68%) Flash
2 3 (9.68%) HTML
3 2 (6.45%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) iPad
2 3 (9.68%) Client/Server
2 3 (9.68%) E-Learning
3 1 (3.23%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (32.26%) Windows
3 7 (22.58%) UNIX
4 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (12.90%) Windows 7
4 4 (12.90%) Apple iOS
4 4 (12.90%) Windows 8
4 4 (12.90%) Solaris
4 4 (12.90%) Android
4 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (9.68%) CentOS
5 3 (9.68%) Debian
6 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) ITIL
2 6 (19.35%) Open Source
3 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (12.90%) B2B
4 4 (12.90%) Service Management
4 4 (12.90%) Change Management
4 4 (12.90%) ITSM
4 4 (12.90%) Incident Management
4 4 (12.90%) Problem Management
5 3 (9.68%) CRM
5 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.23%) Project Management
6 1 (3.23%) Process Management
6 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.23%) Supply Chain Management
6 1 (3.23%) High Availability
6 1 (3.23%) Change Control
6 1 (3.23%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.23%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 13 (41.94%) Perl
2 12 (38.71%) PHP
2 12 (38.71%) Python
3 9 (29.03%) Java
4 8 (25.81%) SQL
5 7 (22.58%) Bash Shell
6 4 (12.90%) Shell Script
6 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
2 1 (3.23%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) PMBOK
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) KVM
2 1 (3.23%) Docker
2 1 (3.23%) NFS
2 1 (3.23%) Samba
2 1 (3.23%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) Nagios
1 4 (12.90%) Opsview
2 3 (9.68%) Puppet
3 2 (6.45%) Ansible
4 1 (3.23%) Salt
4 1 (3.23%) Mesos
4 1 (3.23%) Pacemaker
4 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.23%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (3.23%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Red Hat
2 4 (12.90%) Google
2 4 (12.90%) SolarWinds
3 2 (6.45%) VMware
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle
4 1 (3.23%) HP