The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had Linux Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Support Engineer
England / North West
Rank 239 230 257
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support Engineer 21 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.35% 0.11% 0.087%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.11% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 21 5 5
Median salary £35,000 £30,000 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +27.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £21,900
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £28,600
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £33,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -17.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5782 5474 6680
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.72% 96.51% 97.06%
Number of salaries quoted 4833 4595 5581
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Linux Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region that featured Linux Support Engineer in the job title.

Linux Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Linux Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Linux Support Engineer Salary Trend in the North West

Linux Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Support Engineer across the North West region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Linux Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the North West

Linux Support Engineer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Support Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -7 18 £36,250 +20.83% 1
Cheshire - 3 £28,500 -
Linux Support Engineer
England

Linux Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, Linux Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region featuring Linux Support Engineer in the job title.

1 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (74.19%) Windows
3 18 (58.06%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (58.06%) Active Directory
4 17 (54.84%) Python
4 17 (54.84%) VMware
5 15 (48.39%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (48.39%) Load Testing
5 15 (48.39%) Internet
5 15 (48.39%) Hyper-V
5 15 (48.39%) Capacity Management
5 15 (48.39%) Performance Analysis
5 15 (48.39%) Mentoring
5 15 (48.39%) Customer Requirements
6 14 (45.16%) Perl
7 13 (41.94%) Web Services
7 13 (41.94%) WAN
7 13 (41.94%) PowerShell
7 13 (41.94%) Firewall
7 13 (41.94%) AWS CloudFormation
7 13 (41.94%) Amazon EC2
7 13 (41.94%) Amazon S3
8 9 (29.03%) ITIL
9 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
9 7 (22.58%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (22.58%) Puppet
10 6 (19.35%) WebLogic
10 6 (19.35%) MySQL
11 5 (16.13%) CCSE
11 5 (16.13%) Problem Management

Linux Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (19.35%) WebLogic
2 3 (9.68%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 18 (58.06%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (41.94%) Amazon EC2
2 13 (41.94%) Amazon S3
2 13 (41.94%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (48.39%) Internet
2 13 (41.94%) Firewall
2 13 (41.94%) WAN
3 3 (9.68%) VLAN
3 3 (9.68%) VoIP
4 1 (3.23%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
2 6 (19.35%) MySQL
General
1 1 (3.23%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (41.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.68%) iPad
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (74.19%) Windows
3 5 (16.13%) Unix
3 5 (16.13%) Windows Server
4 4 (12.90%) Ubuntu
5 3 (9.68%) Debian
5 3 (9.68%) SUSE
6 1 (3.23%) CentOS
6 1 (3.23%) FreeBSD
6 1 (3.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Capacity Management
1 15 (48.39%) Customer Requirements
1 15 (48.39%) Load Testing
1 15 (48.39%) Mentoring
1 15 (48.39%) Performance Analysis
2 9 (29.03%) ITIL
3 5 (16.13%) Configuration Management
3 5 (16.13%) ITIL V3
3 5 (16.13%) Problem Management
4 4 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (12.90%) Performance Management
5 3 (9.68%) Data Protection
5 3 (9.68%) Server Building
6 1 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.23%) Change Management
6 1 (3.23%) High Availability
6 1 (3.23%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.23%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (54.84%) Python
2 14 (45.16%) Perl
3 13 (41.94%) PowerShell
4 5 (16.13%) SQL
5 4 (12.90%) Bash Shell
6 3 (9.68%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) CCNP
1 5 (16.13%) CCSE
1 5 (16.13%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 18 (58.06%) Active Directory
2 15 (48.39%) Hyper-V
2 15 (48.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.45%) vCloud
4 1 (3.23%) KVM
4 1 (3.23%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (22.58%) Puppet
2 3 (9.68%) Graphite
2 3 (9.68%) Kibana
2 3 (9.68%) logstash
3 1 (3.23%) Nagios
Vendors
1 17 (54.84%) VMware
2 5 (16.13%) CheckPoint
2 5 (16.13%) Cisco
2 5 (16.13%) HP
3 4 (12.90%) Red Hat
3 4 (12.90%) Zerto
4 3 (9.68%) Kaspersky
4 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
4 3 (9.68%) Sophos
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