The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Support Engineer
Rank - 236 256
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support Engineer 0 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.16% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.16% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 0 11 1
Average salary - £35,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.68%
UK excluding London average salary £43,900 £37,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
+18.64% +39.62%
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
6123 6681 7159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.23% 94.83% 95.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4987 5410 6136
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Linux Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux Support Engineer in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Linux Support Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) Sophos
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) Apache
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (50.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) CentOS
3 2 (50.00%) XenServer
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (25.00%) Puppet
4 1 (25.00%) Server Building
4 1 (25.00%) Tomcat

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Linux Support Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Apache
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (50.00%) CentOS
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Server Building
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (50.00%) Sophos
1 2 (50.00%) VMware