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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Support
Rank 576 585 590
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 45 31 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.095% 0.069% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.074% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 40 30 49
Average salary £41,250 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +2.94%
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
44320 42035 48015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.40% 93.54% 94.55%
Number of salaries quoted 37021 35268 41723
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £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
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 22 August 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 22 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 -5 8 £41,250 -21.42% 2
Surbiton - 2 £40,000 -
Linux Support
England

Linux Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 73 (100.00%) Linux
2 42 (57.53%) Perl
3 36 (49.32%) Finance
4 35 (47.95%) Nagios
5 31 (42.47%) UNIX
5 31 (42.47%) Solaris
6 30 (41.10%) Apache
7 28 (38.36%) Tomcat
8 27 (36.99%) Java
9 26 (35.62%) Python
9 26 (35.62%) Banking
10 24 (32.88%) Shell Script
11 22 (30.14%) MySQL
11 22 (30.14%) Red Hat
12 21 (28.77%) HP
12 21 (28.77%) Windows
13 20 (27.40%) Firewall
14 18 (24.66%) Jython
14 18 (24.66%) PHP
14 18 (24.66%) BMC
14 18 (24.66%) Tivoli
14 18 (24.66%) BMC PATROL
14 18 (24.66%) OpenView
14 18 (24.66%) Server Monitoring
15 17 (23.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 16 (21.92%) Google
16 16 (21.92%) Ubuntu
17 14 (19.18%) Incident Management
17 14 (19.18%) VMware
17 14 (19.18%) SQL

Linux Support
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (41.10%) Apache
2 28 (38.36%) Tomcat
3 14 (19.18%) IIS
4 13 (17.81%) CMS
5 11 (15.07%) Drupal
5 11 (15.07%) Escenic
5 11 (15.07%) WebSphere
6 6 (8.22%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (4.11%) nginx
8 2 (2.74%) Commerce Server
8 2 (2.74%) Apache Solr
8 2 (2.74%) Umbraco
9 1 (1.37%) Jetty
9 1 (1.37%) WebSphere Portal
9 1 (1.37%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.37%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (8.22%) IntelliMatch
1 6 (8.22%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
2 1 (1.37%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.37%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (27.40%) Firewall
2 13 (17.81%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.48%) FTP
4 3 (4.11%) NAS
4 3 (4.11%) SNMP
4 3 (4.11%) IPv4
4 3 (4.11%) IPv6
4 3 (4.11%) LDAP
5 2 (2.74%) LAN
5 2 (2.74%) VoIP
5 2 (2.74%) DNS
5 2 (2.74%) SSL
5 2 (2.74%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.37%) VPN
6 1 (1.37%) MPLS
6 1 (1.37%) SAN
6 1 (1.37%) WAN
6 1 (1.37%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (30.14%) MySQL
2 11 (15.07%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.48%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.48%) DB2
4 3 (4.11%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.74%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.37%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.11%) Gerrit
1 3 (4.11%) Jenkins
1 3 (4.11%) JIRA
General
1 36 (49.32%) Finance
2 26 (35.62%) Banking
3 11 (15.07%) Publishing
4 7 (9.59%) Retail
4 7 (9.59%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.74%) Games
6 1 (1.37%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.07%) Ajax
2 4 (5.48%) J2EE
3 2 (2.74%) .NET
3 2 (2.74%) COM
3 2 (2.74%) Web Services
3 2 (2.74%) XML
3 2 (2.74%) LAMP
3 2 (2.74%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.74%) Java EE
3 2 (2.74%) Memcached
4 1 (1.37%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.07%) Digital Media
1 11 (15.07%) Mobile App
2 6 (8.22%) SWIFT
3 4 (5.48%) Mobile Banking
4 3 (4.11%) Video Editing
4 3 (4.11%) BBC
4 3 (4.11%) iDTV
5 2 (2.74%) HACMP
5 2 (2.74%) Clustering
5 2 (2.74%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.74%) iPad
6 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.37%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 73 (100.00%) Linux
2 31 (42.47%) UNIX
2 31 (42.47%) Solaris
3 21 (28.77%) Windows
4 17 (23.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (21.92%) Ubuntu
6 5 (6.85%) Debian
7 4 (5.48%) CentOS
8 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.74%) AIX
9 2 (2.74%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.74%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.74%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.74%) Android
10 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.66%) Server Monitoring
2 14 (19.18%) Incident Management
3 13 (17.81%) Change Management
4 11 (15.07%) Capacity Planning
4 11 (15.07%) Load Balancing
4 11 (15.07%) Content Management
5 3 (4.11%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (4.11%) ITIL
6 2 (2.74%) E-Commerce
6 2 (2.74%) B2B
6 2 (2.74%) ITSM
6 2 (2.74%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (2.74%) Service Management
6 2 (2.74%) Problem Management
6 2 (2.74%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (2.74%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (1.37%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (1.37%) Competitor Analysis
7 1 (1.37%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 42 (57.53%) Perl
2 27 (36.99%) Java
3 26 (35.62%) Python
4 24 (32.88%) Shell Script
5 18 (24.66%) Jython
5 18 (24.66%) PHP
6 14 (19.18%) SQL
7 11 (15.07%) Bash Shell
8 3 (4.11%) Lua
8 3 (4.11%) Ruby
8 3 (4.11%) AWK
9 2 (2.74%) Korn
10 1 (1.37%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (5.48%) Degree
2 2 (2.74%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.37%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) QA
2 2 (2.74%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (16.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (15.07%) vSphere
3 2 (2.74%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.74%) Varnish
4 1 (1.37%) Postfix
4 1 (1.37%) XenApp
4 1 (1.37%) Dovecot
4 1 (1.37%) Samba
4 1 (1.37%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 35 (47.95%) Nagios
2 18 (24.66%) Tivoli
2 18 (24.66%) BMC PATROL
2 18 (24.66%) OpenView
3 5 (6.85%) Puppet
4 3 (4.11%) Zenoss
4 3 (4.11%) Vagrant
4 3 (4.11%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (4.11%) Salt
5 2 (2.74%) Opsview
Vendors
1 22 (30.14%) Red Hat
2 21 (28.77%) HP
3 18 (24.66%) BMC
4 16 (21.92%) Google
5 14 (19.18%) VMware
6 7 (9.59%) JBoss
7 6 (8.22%) IBM
7 6 (8.22%) Sun
7 6 (8.22%) TIBCO
7 6 (8.22%) Brady
8 5 (6.85%) Oracle
9 3 (4.11%) Zoho
9 3 (4.11%) Microsoft
9 3 (4.11%) Cisco
9 3 (4.11%) EMC
9 3 (4.11%) Citrix
10 2 (2.74%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.74%) hybris
11 1 (1.37%) Sybase
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