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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Support Engineer
Rank 249 235 260
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support Engineer 10 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% 0.097% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.10% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 2
Median salary £40,000 £31,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+29.03% -6.06%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £31,750 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+25.98% -11.80%
Linux Support Engineer
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 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
6045 5907 7227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.66% 95.91% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 5096 4898 6180
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 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
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 4 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -9 10 £40,000 +29.03% 3
Linux Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, 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 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (72.22%) VMware
3 12 (66.67%) Windows
4 10 (55.56%) Perl
4 10 (55.56%) Python
4 10 (55.56%) Mentoring
5 9 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 9 (50.00%) Capacity Management
5 9 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
5 9 (50.00%) WAN
5 9 (50.00%) Web Services
5 9 (50.00%) Firewall
5 9 (50.00%) Internet
5 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 9 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (50.00%) Amazon S3
5 9 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (50.00%) Hyper-V
5 9 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (50.00%) PowerShell
5 9 (50.00%) Load Testing
6 7 (38.89%) MySQL
7 6 (33.33%) Red Hat
7 6 (33.33%) CentOS
7 6 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (33.33%) Puppet
8 5 (27.78%) Debian
8 5 (27.78%) Unix
8 5 (27.78%) Configuration Management
9 4 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery

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 1 (5.56%) Apache
1 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 9 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
1 9 (50.00%) Amazon S3
1 9 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (50.00%) Firewall
1 9 (50.00%) Internet
1 9 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (5.56%) DHCP
2 1 (5.56%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) LDAP
2 1 (5.56%) NAS
2 1 (5.56%) OpenVPN
2 1 (5.56%) SAN
2 1 (5.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) MySQL
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (66.67%) Windows
3 6 (33.33%) CentOS
4 5 (27.78%) Debian
4 5 (27.78%) Unix
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
6 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (5.56%) Solaris
6 1 (5.56%) SUSE
6 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Mentoring
2 9 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 9 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 9 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
3 5 (27.78%) Configuration Management
4 4 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (22.22%) Performance Management
5 3 (16.67%) Open Source
6 1 (5.56%) Change Management
6 1 (5.56%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (5.56%) DevOps
6 1 (5.56%) High Availability
6 1 (5.56%) ITIL
6 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.56%) Release Management
6 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) Perl
1 10 (55.56%) Python
2 9 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
1 1 (5.56%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 9 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (5.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) VMware
2 6 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 4 (22.22%) Zerto
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco
4 1 (5.56%) NetApp
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