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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Support
Rank 576 582 588
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 42 53 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.093% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.099% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 34 49 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 £34,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £75,000 £48,650
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
42480 42653 45259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.72% 93.92% 94.46%
Number of salaries quoted 35743 35970 38991
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 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 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 24 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 +10 10 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Surbiton - 1 £40,000 -
Linux Support
England

Linux Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 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 84 (100.00%) Linux
2 50 (59.52%) Perl
3 38 (45.24%) Finance
4 37 (44.05%) UNIX
5 33 (39.29%) Python
5 33 (39.29%) Red Hat
6 31 (36.90%) Tomcat
7 30 (35.71%) Java
8 29 (34.52%) Nagios
9 28 (33.33%) Apache
10 27 (32.14%) Windows
11 26 (30.95%) Solaris
12 24 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 23 (27.38%) Banking
14 21 (25.00%) VMware
15 20 (23.81%) Shell Script
16 19 (22.62%) PHP
17 18 (21.43%) Bash Shell
18 17 (20.24%) HP
18 17 (20.24%) MySQL
19 16 (19.05%) BMC
20 15 (17.86%) Firewall
20 15 (17.86%) Jython
20 15 (17.86%) Ubuntu
20 15 (17.86%) BMC PATROL
20 15 (17.86%) Tivoli
20 15 (17.86%) OpenView
20 15 (17.86%) Server Monitoring
21 14 (16.67%) IIS
21 14 (16.67%) Google

Linux Support
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (36.90%) Tomcat
2 28 (33.33%) Apache
3 14 (16.67%) IIS
3 14 (16.67%) WebSphere
4 12 (14.29%) JBoss
5 9 (10.71%) Drupal
5 9 (10.71%) CMS
5 9 (10.71%) Escenic
6 8 (9.52%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (2.38%) OpenStack
7 2 (2.38%) CloudStack
8 1 (1.19%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.19%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (1.19%) nginx
8 1 (1.19%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 8 (9.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (9.52%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
1 8 (9.52%) IntelliMatch
2 1 (1.19%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.38%) IaaS
2 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (17.86%) Firewall
2 10 (11.90%) TCP/IP
3 7 (8.33%) SNMP
4 5 (5.95%) SSH
5 4 (4.76%) DNS
5 4 (4.76%) LAN
5 4 (4.76%) WAN
5 4 (4.76%) DHCP
6 3 (3.57%) LDAP
6 3 (3.57%) IPv4
6 3 (3.57%) IPv6
7 2 (2.38%) SAN
7 2 (2.38%) iSCSI
7 2 (2.38%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (2.38%) FTP
8 1 (1.19%) VoIP
8 1 (1.19%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.24%) MySQL
2 9 (10.71%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.57%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.38%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.38%) DB2
4 2 (2.38%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (8.33%) JIRA
2 3 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.57%) Gerrit
2 3 (3.57%) Jenkins
General
1 38 (45.24%) Finance
2 23 (27.38%) Banking
3 9 (10.71%) Publishing
4 7 (8.33%) Retail
4 7 (8.33%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.38%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.71%) Ajax
2 5 (5.95%) J2EE
3 4 (4.76%) HTML
3 4 (4.76%) Flash
4 2 (2.38%) Java EE
4 2 (2.38%) XML
4 2 (2.38%) libvirt
5 1 (1.19%) Web Services
5 1 (1.19%) Memcached
5 1 (1.19%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.71%) Digital Media
1 9 (10.71%) Mobile App
2 8 (9.52%) SWIFT
3 5 (5.95%) Mobile Banking
4 4 (4.76%) E-Learning
4 4 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.76%) Open Source
5 3 (3.57%) iDTV
5 3 (3.57%) BBC
5 3 (3.57%) Video Editing
6 2 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.38%) HACMP
6 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.38%) EqualLogic
6 2 (2.38%) iPad
7 1 (1.19%) PKI
7 1 (1.19%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 84 (100.00%) Linux
2 37 (44.05%) UNIX
3 27 (32.14%) Windows
4 26 (30.95%) Solaris
5 24 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (17.86%) Ubuntu
7 10 (11.90%) Windows 7
7 10 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (10.71%) Debian
9 8 (9.52%) CentOS
10 4 (4.76%) Scientific Linux
11 2 (2.38%) Apple iOS
11 2 (2.38%) Android
11 2 (2.38%) AIX
11 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.86%) Server Monitoring
2 13 (15.48%) Capacity Planning
3 12 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 11 (13.10%) Change Management
5 9 (10.71%) Content Management
5 9 (10.71%) Load Balancing
6 6 (7.14%) ITIL
7 4 (4.76%) PRINCE2
7 4 (4.76%) CRM
7 4 (4.76%) Project Management
7 4 (4.76%) Network Management
8 3 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (2.38%) People Management
9 2 (2.38%) Problem Management
9 2 (2.38%) B2B
9 2 (2.38%) Infrastructure Management
9 2 (2.38%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (2.38%) Service Management
9 2 (2.38%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 50 (59.52%) Perl
2 33 (39.29%) Python
3 30 (35.71%) Java
4 20 (23.81%) Shell Script
5 19 (22.62%) PHP
6 18 (21.43%) Bash Shell
7 15 (17.86%) Jython
8 13 (15.48%) SQL
9 4 (4.76%) JavaScript
9 4 (4.76%) PowerShell
10 3 (3.57%) Lua
10 3 (3.57%) Ruby
10 3 (3.57%) AWK
11 2 (2.38%) Korn
Qualifications
1 6 (7.14%) Degree
2 4 (4.76%) PMP
2 4 (4.76%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.19%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.19%) QA
1 1 (1.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (13.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (10.71%) vSphere
3 4 (4.76%) NFS
3 4 (4.76%) Firmware
4 3 (3.57%) KVM
5 2 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.38%) vCloud
6 1 (1.19%) RHEV
6 1 (1.19%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 29 (34.52%) Nagios
2 15 (17.86%) OpenView
2 15 (17.86%) Tivoli
2 15 (17.86%) BMC PATROL
3 8 (9.52%) Puppet
4 7 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (4.76%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 3 (3.57%) Vagrant
6 3 (3.57%) Zenoss
6 3 (3.57%) Salt
7 2 (2.38%) Opsview
8 1 (1.19%) YUM
8 1 (1.19%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 33 (39.29%) Red Hat
2 21 (25.00%) VMware
3 17 (20.24%) HP
4 16 (19.05%) BMC
5 14 (16.67%) Google
6 8 (9.52%) Brady
6 8 (9.52%) TIBCO
6 8 (9.52%) IBM
6 8 (9.52%) Microsoft
6 8 (9.52%) Sun
7 5 (5.95%) Oracle
8 3 (3.57%) Zoho
9 2 (2.38%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.38%) Cisco
9 2 (2.38%) EMC
10 1 (1.19%) Sybase
10 1 (1.19%) hybris
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