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

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Support
Rank 591 583 570
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 37 54 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.081% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.086% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 27 49 43
Average salary £42,500 £46,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.60% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £31,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £75,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £40,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +19.40%
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
42842 43378 45267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.78% 94.01% 94.37%
Number of salaries quoted 36473 36023 39163
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 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £78,000
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 28 November 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 28 November 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 +14 13 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Linux Support
England

Linux Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 80 (100.00%) Linux
2 48 (60.00%) Perl
3 37 (46.25%) Finance
4 35 (43.75%) UNIX
5 33 (41.25%) Python
5 33 (41.25%) Red Hat
6 32 (40.00%) Java
7 30 (37.50%) Tomcat
8 26 (32.50%) Windows
8 26 (32.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 24 (30.00%) Apache
10 20 (25.00%) VMware
11 19 (23.75%) Nagios
11 19 (23.75%) PHP
12 18 (22.50%) Bash Shell
13 17 (21.25%) MySQL
13 17 (21.25%) Solaris
14 15 (18.75%) Banking
15 14 (17.50%) WebSphere
15 14 (17.50%) IIS
15 14 (17.50%) Shell Script
16 13 (16.25%) Ubuntu
17 12 (15.00%) Firewall
17 12 (15.00%) HP
17 12 (15.00%) JBoss
17 12 (15.00%) SQL
17 12 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
17 12 (15.00%) CentOS
18 11 (13.75%) Capacity Planning
18 11 (13.75%) TCP/IP

Linux Support
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 30 (37.50%) Tomcat
2 24 (30.00%) Apache
3 14 (17.50%) IIS
3 14 (17.50%) WebSphere
4 12 (15.00%) JBoss
5 8 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 7 (8.75%) Drupal
6 7 (8.75%) CMS
6 7 (8.75%) Escenic
7 2 (2.50%) OpenStack
7 2 (2.50%) CloudStack
8 1 (1.25%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (1.25%) nginx
8 1 (1.25%) Apache Solr
8 1 (1.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (11.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (10.00%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
1 8 (10.00%) IntelliMatch
2 1 (1.25%) Maximo
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.50%) IaaS
2 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.00%) Firewall
2 11 (13.75%) TCP/IP
3 6 (7.50%) SNMP
4 5 (6.25%) SSH
5 4 (5.00%) DNS
5 4 (5.00%) LAN
5 4 (5.00%) WAN
5 4 (5.00%) DHCP
6 3 (3.75%) LDAP
6 3 (3.75%) IPv4
6 3 (3.75%) IPv6
7 2 (2.50%) SAN
7 2 (2.50%) iSCSI
7 2 (2.50%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (1.25%) SSL
8 1 (1.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (21.25%) MySQL
2 7 (8.75%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.50%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.50%) DB2
4 1 (1.25%) Informix
Development Applications
1 7 (8.75%) JIRA
2 3 (3.75%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.75%) Gerrit
2 3 (3.75%) Jenkins
General
1 37 (46.25%) Finance
2 15 (18.75%) Banking
3 7 (8.75%) Publishing
4 5 (6.25%) Retail
4 5 (6.25%) Retail Banking
5 3 (3.75%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.75%) Ajax
2 5 (6.25%) J2EE
3 4 (5.00%) HTML
3 4 (5.00%) Flash
4 2 (2.50%) libvirt
4 2 (2.50%) Java EE
5 1 (1.25%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (1.25%) Memcached
5 1 (1.25%) .NET
5 1 (1.25%) Web Services
5 1 (1.25%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.00%) SWIFT
2 7 (8.75%) Digital Media
2 7 (8.75%) Mobile App
3 5 (6.25%) Mobile Banking
4 4 (5.00%) E-Learning
4 4 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.00%) Open Source
5 3 (3.75%) BBC
5 3 (3.75%) Video Editing
5 3 (3.75%) iDTV
6 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.50%) EqualLogic
6 2 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.25%) PKI
7 1 (1.25%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 80 (100.00%) Linux
2 35 (43.75%) UNIX
3 26 (32.50%) Windows
3 26 (32.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (21.25%) Solaris
5 13 (16.25%) Ubuntu
6 12 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (15.00%) CentOS
7 10 (12.50%) Debian
8 9 (11.25%) Windows 7
9 4 (5.00%) Scientific Linux
10 1 (1.25%) Fedora
10 1 (1.25%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (13.75%) Capacity Planning
2 10 (12.50%) Server Monitoring
3 8 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 7 (8.75%) Load Balancing
4 7 (8.75%) Change Management
4 7 (8.75%) Content Management
5 4 (5.00%) ITIL
5 4 (5.00%) PRINCE2
5 4 (5.00%) CRM
5 4 (5.00%) Network Management
5 4 (5.00%) DevOps
5 4 (5.00%) Project Management
6 3 (3.75%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (3.75%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (2.50%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (2.50%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (1.25%) Electronic Trading
8 1 (1.25%) Competitor Analysis
8 1 (1.25%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 48 (60.00%) Perl
2 33 (41.25%) Python
3 32 (40.00%) Java
4 19 (23.75%) PHP
5 18 (22.50%) Bash Shell
6 14 (17.50%) Shell Script
7 12 (15.00%) SQL
8 10 (12.50%) Jython
9 5 (6.25%) JavaScript
10 4 (5.00%) PowerShell
11 2 (2.50%) AWK
11 2 (2.50%) Ruby
11 2 (2.50%) Korn
11 2 (2.50%) Lua
12 1 (1.25%) C#
12 1 (1.25%) C++
12 1 (1.25%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.25%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 6 (7.50%) Degree
2 4 (5.00%) PMP
2 4 (5.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.25%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.25%) QA
1 1 (1.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (11.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (8.75%) vSphere
3 4 (5.00%) NFS
3 4 (5.00%) Firmware
4 3 (3.75%) KVM
5 2 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.50%) vCloud
6 1 (1.25%) RHEV
6 1 (1.25%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 19 (23.75%) Nagios
2 10 (12.50%) OpenView
2 10 (12.50%) Tivoli
2 10 (12.50%) BMC PATROL
3 7 (8.75%) Puppet
4 6 (7.50%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (5.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 2 (2.50%) Vagrant
6 2 (2.50%) Zenoss
6 2 (2.50%) Salt
7 1 (1.25%) YUM
7 1 (1.25%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 33 (41.25%) Red Hat
2 20 (25.00%) VMware
3 12 (15.00%) HP
4 11 (13.75%) BMC
5 10 (12.50%) Google
6 9 (11.25%) Microsoft
7 8 (10.00%) Sun
7 8 (10.00%) IBM
7 8 (10.00%) Brady
7 8 (10.00%) TIBCO
8 5 (6.25%) Oracle
9 3 (3.75%) Zoho
10 2 (2.50%) Cisco
10 2 (2.50%) EMC
11 1 (1.25%) Fidessa
11 1 (1.25%) Sybase
11 1 (1.25%) Reuters
11 1 (1.25%) Bloomberg
11 1 (1.25%) NYFIX
11 1 (1.25%) EasyScreen
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