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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Support Engineer
Rank 612 612 630
Rank change year-on-year
0 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support Engineer 11 11 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.023% 0.025% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.027% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 11
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £32,350 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £33,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -17.50%
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
43977 41236 47790
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.41% 93.48% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 36739 34601 41479
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 August 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 29 August 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
City of London - 4 £41,250 -
Surbiton - 2 £40,000 -
Linux Support Engineer
England

Linux Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (68.75%) Red Hat
3 8 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 7 (43.75%) Firewall
4 7 (43.75%) Windows
4 7 (43.75%) Python
5 6 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (31.25%) Google
6 5 (31.25%) Ubuntu
6 5 (31.25%) Perl
6 5 (31.25%) PHP
6 5 (31.25%) MySQL
6 5 (31.25%) Debian
6 5 (31.25%) Shell Script
6 5 (31.25%) Nagios
7 4 (25.00%) Apache
7 4 (25.00%) Tomcat
7 4 (25.00%) CentOS
8 3 (18.75%) Puppet
8 3 (18.75%) Gerrit
8 3 (18.75%) Zoho
8 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
8 3 (18.75%) Zenoss
8 3 (18.75%) Ruby
8 3 (18.75%) Video Editing
8 3 (18.75%) JIRA
8 3 (18.75%) Lua
8 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (18.75%) Vagrant
8 3 (18.75%) Opscode Chef

Linux Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 4 (25.00%) Apache
1 4 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.25%) Commerce Server
2 1 (6.25%) CMS
2 1 (6.25%) Umbraco
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) Firewall
2 3 (18.75%) FTP
2 3 (18.75%) SNMP
2 3 (18.75%) LDAP
2 3 (18.75%) IPv4
2 3 (18.75%) IPv6
3 1 (6.25%) LAN
3 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
3 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) DNS
3 1 (6.25%) SSL
3 1 (6.25%) NAS
3 1 (6.25%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) MySQL
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) JIRA
1 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
1 3 (18.75%) Gerrit
1 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (12.50%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) XML
1 2 (12.50%) Java EE
2 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) iDTV
1 3 (18.75%) BBC
1 3 (18.75%) Video Editing
2 2 (12.50%) iPad
3 1 (6.25%) Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (43.75%) Windows
3 6 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (31.25%) Debian
4 5 (31.25%) Ubuntu
5 4 (25.00%) CentOS
6 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
6 2 (12.50%) Android
6 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (12.50%) Solaris
7 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (12.50%) B2B
2 2 (12.50%) Service Management
2 2 (12.50%) Change Management
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) ITSM
2 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
3 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 7 (43.75%) Python
3 5 (31.25%) Shell Script
3 5 (31.25%) Perl
3 5 (31.25%) PHP
4 3 (18.75%) SQL
4 3 (18.75%) Lua
4 3 (18.75%) AWK
4 3 (18.75%) Ruby
5 2 (12.50%) Korn
5 2 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Nagios
2 3 (18.75%) Zenoss
2 3 (18.75%) Puppet
2 3 (18.75%) Vagrant
2 3 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (18.75%) Salt
3 2 (12.50%) Opsview
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Red Hat
2 5 (31.25%) Google
3 3 (18.75%) Zoho
3 3 (18.75%) HP
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle
4 2 (12.50%) JBoss
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco
4 2 (12.50%) EMC
4 2 (12.50%) VMware
4 2 (12.50%) SolarWinds
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft