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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Support
Rank 572 593 566
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 40 43 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.090% 0.095% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.10% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 26 40 40
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £25,250 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £74,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £41,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-18.29% +17.14%
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
41569 42658 45211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.86% 93.95% 94.44%
Number of salaries quoted 35452 35096 39095
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £75,000 £79,000
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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +26 10 £42,500 -5.55%
Bromley - 1 - -
Surbiton - 1 £37,500 -
Linux Support
England

Linux Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 45 (56.25%) Perl
3 35 (43.75%) UNIX
3 35 (43.75%) Red Hat
4 34 (42.50%) Python
5 33 (41.25%) Finance
6 30 (37.50%) Tomcat
7 29 (36.25%) Java
8 26 (32.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 26 (32.50%) Windows
9 25 (31.25%) Apache
10 21 (26.25%) PHP
11 20 (25.00%) VMware
12 19 (23.75%) Bash Shell
13 16 (20.00%) MySQL
14 14 (17.50%) CentOS
14 14 (17.50%) SQL
14 14 (17.50%) IIS
15 13 (16.25%) WebSphere
16 12 (15.00%) JBoss
16 12 (15.00%) Ubuntu
16 12 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
16 12 (15.00%) Nagios
17 11 (13.75%) Banking
17 11 (13.75%) Shell Script
17 11 (13.75%) Firewall
18 10 (12.50%) Debian
18 10 (12.50%) Solaris
19 9 (11.25%) Capacity Planning
19 9 (11.25%) Windows 7

Linux Support
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 25 (31.25%) Apache
3 14 (17.50%) IIS
4 13 (16.25%) WebSphere
5 12 (15.00%) JBoss
6 8 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (5.00%) Drupal
7 4 (5.00%) CMS
7 4 (5.00%) Escenic
8 2 (2.50%) OpenStack
8 2 (2.50%) CloudStack
8 2 (2.50%) nginx
8 2 (2.50%) Apache Solr
9 1 (1.25%) Jetty
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%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.50%) IaaS
2 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.75%) Firewall
2 9 (11.25%) TCP/IP
3 6 (7.50%) SNMP
3 6 (7.50%) SSH
4 5 (6.25%) 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%) Internet
8 1 (1.25%) Telnet
8 1 (1.25%) SSL
8 1 (1.25%) FTP
8 1 (1.25%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.00%) MySQL
2 4 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.75%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.25%) DB2
5 1 (1.25%) Informix
5 1 (1.25%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (10.00%) JIRA
2 4 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.75%) Gerrit
4 1 (1.25%) Psake
4 1 (1.25%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.25%) Ant
4 1 (1.25%) Subversion
4 1 (1.25%) Maven
General
1 33 (41.25%) Finance
2 11 (13.75%) Banking
3 6 (7.50%) Retail
4 5 (6.25%) Retail Banking
5 4 (5.00%) Publishing
6 3 (3.75%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.25%) J2EE
2 4 (5.00%) HTML
2 4 (5.00%) Flash
2 4 (5.00%) LAMP
2 4 (5.00%) Ajax
3 2 (2.50%) Java EE
3 2 (2.50%) .NET
3 2 (2.50%) libvirt
4 1 (1.25%) Web Services
4 1 (1.25%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (1.25%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.00%) SWIFT
2 6 (7.50%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.25%) Mobile Banking
4 4 (5.00%) Digital Media
4 4 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 4 (5.00%) Open Source
4 4 (5.00%) BBC
4 4 (5.00%) E-Learning
5 3 (3.75%) iDTV
5 3 (3.75%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.75%) Video Editing
6 2 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.50%) EqualLogic
7 1 (1.25%) CMDB
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 14 (17.50%) CentOS
5 12 (15.00%) Ubuntu
5 12 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (12.50%) Debian
6 10 (12.50%) Solaris
7 9 (11.25%) Windows 7
8 4 (5.00%) Scientific Linux
9 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.25%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.25%) SUSE
9 1 (1.25%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (11.25%) Capacity Planning
2 6 (7.50%) Server Monitoring
3 5 (6.25%) DevOps
3 5 (6.25%) Load Balancing
3 5 (6.25%) ITIL
3 5 (6.25%) PRINCE2
4 4 (5.00%) CRM
4 4 (5.00%) Project Management
4 4 (5.00%) Change Management
4 4 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (5.00%) Content Management
4 4 (5.00%) Incident Management
4 4 (5.00%) Network Management
5 3 (3.75%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (2.50%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (2.50%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (2.50%) E-Commerce
7 1 (1.25%) Migration
7 1 (1.25%) Service Management
7 1 (1.25%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 45 (56.25%) Perl
2 34 (42.50%) Python
3 29 (36.25%) Java
4 21 (26.25%) PHP
5 19 (23.75%) Bash Shell
6 14 (17.50%) SQL
7 11 (13.75%) Shell Script
8 6 (7.50%) Jython
9 5 (6.25%) JavaScript
10 4 (5.00%) PowerShell
11 3 (3.75%) Ruby
12 2 (2.50%) Korn
12 2 (2.50%) Lua
12 2 (2.50%) AWK
12 2 (2.50%) PL/SQL
13 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
13 1 (1.25%) C#
13 1 (1.25%) C++
13 1 (1.25%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 8 (10.00%) Degree
2 4 (5.00%) PMP
2 4 (5.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.25%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (8.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.25%) vSphere
3 4 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (5.00%) NFS
3 4 (5.00%) Firmware
4 3 (3.75%) KVM
5 2 (2.50%) vCloud
6 1 (1.25%) Varnish
6 1 (1.25%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.25%) Postfix
6 1 (1.25%) Sendmail
6 1 (1.25%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 12 (15.00%) Nagios
2 9 (11.25%) Puppet
3 7 (8.75%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (7.50%) OpenView
4 6 (7.50%) Tivoli
4 6 (7.50%) BMC PATROL
5 4 (5.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 2 (2.50%) Zenoss
6 2 (2.50%) Vagrant
6 2 (2.50%) Salt
7 1 (1.25%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.25%) yum
7 1 (1.25%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.25%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 35 (43.75%) Red Hat
2 20 (25.00%) VMware
3 9 (11.25%) Microsoft
4 8 (10.00%) Sun
4 8 (10.00%) HP
4 8 (10.00%) IBM
4 8 (10.00%) Brady
4 8 (10.00%) TIBCO
5 7 (8.75%) Google
5 7 (8.75%) BMC
6 6 (7.50%) Oracle
7 3 (3.75%) Zoho
8 2 (2.50%) Cisco
8 2 (2.50%) EMC
9 1 (1.25%) Fidessa
9 1 (1.25%) Sybase
9 1 (1.25%) Reuters
9 1 (1.25%) Bloomberg
9 1 (1.25%) NYFIX
9 1 (1.25%) EasyScreen
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