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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Support Engineer
Rank 619 598 622
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support Engineer 12 22 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.027% 0.049% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.052% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 9 21 5
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +41.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,200 £31,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-9.33% +15.38%
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
42393 42507 46095
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.65% 93.84% 94.51%
Number of salaries quoted 35579 35768 39728
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 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
Surbiton - 2 £40,000 -
City of London +4 1 £42,500 -
Linux Support Engineer
England

Linux Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 21 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (61.90%) Python
3 12 (57.14%) Perl
3 12 (57.14%) Bash Shell
4 9 (42.86%) Red Hat
4 9 (42.86%) Debian
5 8 (38.10%) PHP
5 8 (38.10%) Tomcat
6 7 (33.33%) JIRA
6 7 (33.33%) CentOS
7 6 (28.57%) Firewall
7 6 (28.57%) JBoss
7 6 (28.57%) Java
8 5 (23.81%) MySQL
8 5 (23.81%) Windows
8 5 (23.81%) Shell Script
8 5 (23.81%) Nagios
8 5 (23.81%) Google
8 5 (23.81%) Ubuntu
9 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (19.05%) E-Learning
9 4 (19.05%) CRM
9 4 (19.05%) HTML
9 4 (19.05%) Apache
9 4 (19.05%) Flash
9 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
9 4 (19.05%) Open Source
10 3 (14.29%) Gerrit
10 3 (14.29%) Zoho
10 3 (14.29%) Jenkins

Linux Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 8 (38.10%) Tomcat
2 6 (28.57%) JBoss
3 4 (19.05%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) Firewall
2 3 (14.29%) LDAP
2 3 (14.29%) IPv4
2 3 (14.29%) IPv6
2 3 (14.29%) SNMP
3 2 (9.52%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) MySQL
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) JIRA
2 3 (14.29%) Gerrit
2 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) HTML
1 4 (19.05%) Flash
2 2 (9.52%) Java EE
2 2 (9.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) E-Learning
1 4 (19.05%) Open Source
2 3 (14.29%) Video Editing
2 3 (14.29%) iDTV
2 3 (14.29%) BBC
3 2 (9.52%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (42.86%) Debian
3 7 (33.33%) CentOS
4 5 (23.81%) Windows
4 5 (23.81%) Ubuntu
5 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (14.29%) UNIX
7 2 (9.52%) Android
7 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
7 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (9.52%) Solaris
7 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) CRM
2 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
3 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
3 2 (9.52%) Service Management
3 2 (9.52%) Change Management
3 2 (9.52%) ITSM
3 2 (9.52%) B2B
3 2 (9.52%) ITIL
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) Python
2 12 (57.14%) Perl
2 12 (57.14%) Bash Shell
3 8 (38.10%) PHP
4 6 (28.57%) Java
5 5 (23.81%) Shell Script
6 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
7 3 (14.29%) AWK
7 3 (14.29%) Lua
7 3 (14.29%) Ruby
8 2 (9.52%) Korn
8 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
1 2 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) Nagios
2 3 (14.29%) Vagrant
2 3 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (14.29%) Salt
2 3 (14.29%) Puppet
2 3 (14.29%) Zenoss
3 2 (9.52%) Opsview
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 5 (23.81%) Google
3 3 (14.29%) Zoho
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle
4 2 (9.52%) SolarWinds
4 2 (9.52%) VMware
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco
4 2 (9.52%) HP
4 2 (9.52%) EMC
London
Esum
Salary: Unspecified £Excellent + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
GeoPlace LLP
Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum based on experience
Posted: 7 days ago