The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Support 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 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
Rank 588 566 580
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 43 54 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.095% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.13% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 35 50 40
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £75,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £37,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +11.94%
Linux Support
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
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Linux Support Jobs Demand Trend in London

Linux Support
Salary Trend in London

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

Linux Support Salary Trend in London

Linux Support
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Support across the London region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Linux Support Salary Histogram in London

Linux Support
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 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
City of London -2 10 £42,500 -15.00%
Surbiton - 2 £40,000 -
Linux Support
England

Linux Support
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 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 in their job title.

1 82 (100.00%) Linux
2 49 (59.76%) Perl
3 37 (45.12%) Finance
4 35 (42.68%) UNIX
5 32 (39.02%) Python
5 32 (39.02%) Red Hat
6 31 (37.80%) Tomcat
7 30 (36.59%) Java
8 29 (35.37%) Nagios
9 28 (34.15%) Apache
10 26 (31.71%) Solaris
10 26 (31.71%) Windows
11 23 (28.05%) Banking
11 23 (28.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 20 (24.39%) Shell Script
12 20 (24.39%) VMware
13 18 (21.95%) PHP
13 18 (21.95%) Bash Shell
14 17 (20.73%) MySQL
14 17 (20.73%) HP
15 16 (19.51%) BMC
16 15 (18.29%) BMC PATROL
16 15 (18.29%) Tivoli
16 15 (18.29%) OpenView
16 15 (18.29%) Firewall
16 15 (18.29%) Jython
16 15 (18.29%) Ubuntu
16 15 (18.29%) Server Monitoring
17 14 (17.07%) Google
17 14 (17.07%) WebSphere

Linux Support
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 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 in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 31 (37.80%) Tomcat
2 28 (34.15%) Apache
3 14 (17.07%) WebSphere
3 14 (17.07%) IIS
4 12 (14.63%) JBoss
5 9 (10.98%) CMS
5 9 (10.98%) Drupal
5 9 (10.98%) Escenic
6 8 (9.76%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (2.44%) OpenStack
7 2 (2.44%) CloudStack
8 1 (1.22%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.22%) Apache Solr
8 1 (1.22%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (1.22%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (8.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (9.76%) IntelliMatch
1 8 (9.76%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
2 1 (1.22%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.44%) IaaS
2 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (18.29%) Firewall
2 10 (12.20%) TCP/IP
3 7 (8.54%) SNMP
4 5 (6.10%) SSH
5 4 (4.88%) DNS
5 4 (4.88%) LAN
5 4 (4.88%) WAN
5 4 (4.88%) DHCP
6 3 (3.66%) IPv4
6 3 (3.66%) IPv6
6 3 (3.66%) LDAP
7 2 (2.44%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (2.44%) iSCSI
7 2 (2.44%) FTP
7 2 (2.44%) SAN
8 1 (1.22%) SSL
8 1 (1.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.73%) MySQL
2 9 (10.98%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.66%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.44%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.44%) DB2
4 2 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (8.54%) JIRA
2 3 (3.66%) Gerrit
2 3 (3.66%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.66%) Git (software)
General
1 37 (45.12%) Finance
2 23 (28.05%) Banking
3 9 (10.98%) Publishing
4 7 (8.54%) Retail
4 7 (8.54%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.44%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.98%) Ajax
2 5 (6.10%) J2EE
3 4 (4.88%) HTML
3 4 (4.88%) Flash
4 2 (2.44%) libvirt
4 2 (2.44%) Java EE
4 2 (2.44%) XML
5 1 (1.22%) Web Services
5 1 (1.22%) LAMP
5 1 (1.22%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.98%) Digital Media
1 9 (10.98%) Mobile App
2 8 (9.76%) SWIFT
3 5 (6.10%) Mobile Banking
4 4 (4.88%) Open Source
4 4 (4.88%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.88%) E-Learning
5 3 (3.66%) iDTV
5 3 (3.66%) BBC
5 3 (3.66%) Video Editing
6 2 (2.44%) EqualLogic
6 2 (2.44%) iPad
6 2 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.44%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.44%) HACMP
7 1 (1.22%) Derivative
7 1 (1.22%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 82 (100.00%) Linux
2 35 (42.68%) UNIX
3 26 (31.71%) Solaris
3 26 (31.71%) Windows
4 23 (28.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (18.29%) Ubuntu
6 9 (10.98%) Debian
6 9 (10.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (10.98%) Windows 7
7 8 (9.76%) CentOS
8 4 (4.88%) Scientific Linux
9 2 (2.44%) Android
9 2 (2.44%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.44%) AIX
9 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.29%) Server Monitoring
2 13 (15.85%) Capacity Planning
3 12 (14.63%) Incident Management
4 11 (13.41%) Change Management
5 9 (10.98%) Load Balancing
5 9 (10.98%) Content Management
6 6 (7.32%) ITIL
7 4 (4.88%) Network Management
7 4 (4.88%) PRINCE2
7 4 (4.88%) CRM
7 4 (4.88%) Project Management
8 3 (3.66%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (3.66%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (2.44%) Problem Management
9 2 (2.44%) People Management
9 2 (2.44%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (2.44%) Infrastructure Management
9 2 (2.44%) ITSM
9 2 (2.44%) Service Management
9 2 (2.44%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 49 (59.76%) Perl
2 32 (39.02%) Python
3 30 (36.59%) Java
4 20 (24.39%) Shell Script
5 18 (21.95%) PHP
5 18 (21.95%) Bash Shell
6 15 (18.29%) Jython
7 13 (15.85%) SQL
8 4 (4.88%) PowerShell
8 4 (4.88%) JavaScript
9 3 (3.66%) AWK
9 3 (3.66%) Ruby
9 3 (3.66%) Lua
10 2 (2.44%) Korn
Qualifications
1 6 (7.32%) Degree
2 4 (4.88%) PMP
2 4 (4.88%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.22%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.22%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 11 (13.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (10.98%) vSphere
3 4 (4.88%) NFS
3 4 (4.88%) Firmware
4 3 (3.66%) KVM
5 2 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.44%) vCloud
6 1 (1.22%) RHEV
6 1 (1.22%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 29 (35.37%) Nagios
2 15 (18.29%) BMC PATROL
2 15 (18.29%) Tivoli
2 15 (18.29%) OpenView
3 8 (9.76%) Puppet
4 7 (8.54%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (4.88%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 3 (3.66%) Vagrant
6 3 (3.66%) Salt
6 3 (3.66%) Zenoss
7 2 (2.44%) Opsview
8 1 (1.22%) BladeLogic
8 1 (1.22%) YUM
Vendors
1 32 (39.02%) Red Hat
2 20 (24.39%) VMware
3 17 (20.73%) HP
4 16 (19.51%) BMC
5 14 (17.07%) Google
6 8 (9.76%) Brady
6 8 (9.76%) IBM
6 8 (9.76%) Sun
6 8 (9.76%) TIBCO
7 7 (8.54%) Microsoft
8 5 (6.10%) Oracle
9 3 (3.66%) Zoho
10 2 (2.44%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.44%) Cisco
10 2 (2.44%) EMC
11 1 (1.22%) Sybase
11 1 (1.22%) hybris
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