The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Support Engineer
Rank 417 436 411
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support Engineer 25 21 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.092% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.097% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 25 21 23
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +60.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,900 £37,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year
+18.64% +27.58%
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 South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
19816 21756 21121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.26% 94.80% 95.02%
Number of salaries quoted 16032 17681 17500
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 South East

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

Linux Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Linux Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Linux Support Engineer Salary Trend in the South East

Linux Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Support Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

Linux Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the South East

Linux Support Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Support Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. 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
Surrey +19 12 £50,000 +25.00%
Berkshire +4 11 £32,500 +18.18% 1
Oxfordshire +17 1 £28,500 -46.22% 1
Hampshire +1 1 £45,000 +13.20% 1
Linux Support Engineer
England

Linux Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 67 (100.00%) Linux
2 37 (55.22%) VMware
3 35 (52.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 34 (50.75%) Red Hat
4 34 (50.75%) Apache
5 33 (49.25%) Nagios
6 29 (43.28%) MySQL
7 27 (40.30%) Clustering
8 22 (32.84%) SQL Server
9 20 (29.85%) Oracle
9 20 (29.85%) Load Balancing
10 19 (28.36%) Tomcat
10 19 (28.36%) Windows
11 17 (25.37%) SSL
11 17 (25.37%) Plesk
11 17 (25.37%) cPanel
12 16 (23.88%) VMware Infrastructure
12 16 (23.88%) Incident Management
13 15 (22.39%) JBoss
14 14 (20.90%) MS Excel
14 14 (20.90%) Network Design
14 14 (20.90%) KVM
15 13 (19.40%) Data Centre
15 13 (19.40%) Ubuntu
15 13 (19.40%) nginx
15 13 (19.40%) DNS
16 12 (17.91%) Microsoft
16 12 (17.91%) Firewall
16 12 (17.91%) Migration
16 12 (17.91%) Web Services

Linux Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 34 (50.75%) Apache
2 19 (28.36%) Tomcat
3 15 (22.39%) JBoss
4 13 (19.40%) nginx
5 12 (17.91%) IIS
6 5 (7.46%) CMS
6 5 (7.46%) Drupal
6 5 (7.46%) Alfresco
6 5 (7.46%) WordPress
7 1 (1.49%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.49%) Confluence
Applications
1 14 (20.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.99%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (17.91%) Amazon EC2
1 12 (17.91%) Amazon S3
1 12 (17.91%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (17.91%) Amazon SQS
1 12 (17.91%) Amazon ELB
1 12 (17.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (25.37%) SSL
2 13 (19.40%) DNS
3 12 (17.91%) Firewall
3 12 (17.91%) OpenVPN
4 11 (16.42%) TCP/IP
5 9 (13.43%) SAN
6 5 (7.46%) VPN
6 5 (7.46%) FTP
7 3 (4.48%) HTTP
7 3 (4.48%) DHCP
8 1 (1.49%) LAN
8 1 (1.49%) WAN
8 1 (1.49%) SMTP
8 1 (1.49%) Telnet
8 1 (1.49%) SSH
8 1 (1.49%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (43.28%) MySQL
2 22 (32.84%) SQL Server
3 12 (17.91%) Redis
3 12 (17.91%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.99%) Subversion
3 1 (1.49%) JIRA
3 1 (1.49%) Gerrit
General
1 4 (5.97%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.91%) Web Services
2 2 (2.99%) .NET
2 2 (2.99%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.99%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.49%) HTML
3 1 (1.49%) CSS
3 1 (1.49%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 27 (40.30%) Clustering
2 13 (19.40%) Data Centre
3 6 (8.96%) Mobile App
4 4 (5.97%) User Experience
4 4 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.97%) Replication
4 4 (5.97%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.48%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.49%) Wiki
6 1 (1.49%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 67 (100.00%) Linux
2 35 (52.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (28.36%) Windows
4 13 (19.40%) Ubuntu
5 12 (17.91%) Amazon Linux
6 11 (16.42%) CentOS
6 11 (16.42%) UNIX
7 6 (8.96%) Android
7 6 (8.96%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (8.96%) Apple iOS
8 3 (4.48%) SUSE
9 2 (2.99%) Debian
9 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.99%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.99%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (29.85%) Load Balancing
2 16 (23.88%) Incident Management
3 14 (20.90%) Network Design
4 12 (17.91%) Migration
4 12 (17.91%) Server Hardening
5 4 (5.97%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (5.97%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (5.97%) Service Management
6 3 (4.48%) Workflow
6 3 (4.48%) Database Tuning
7 2 (2.99%) Project Management
7 2 (2.99%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (1.49%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.91%) SQL
2 8 (11.94%) Perl
2 8 (11.94%) Python
3 7 (10.45%) PHP
4 4 (5.97%) Shell Script
4 4 (5.97%) Ruby
5 2 (2.99%) Korn
5 2 (2.99%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.49%) VBScript
6 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.49%) C++
6 1 (1.49%) Java
6 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (16.42%) Degree
1 11 (16.42%) Security Cleared
2 9 (13.43%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.46%) RHCE
4 4 (5.97%) CTC Cleared
4 4 (5.97%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.99%) MCP
6 1 (1.49%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) SLA
2 1 (1.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (23.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (20.90%) KVM
3 9 (13.43%) Active Directory
4 6 (8.96%) VMware ESX
5 5 (7.46%) vSphere
6 3 (4.48%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.49%) Postfix
7 1 (1.49%) Sendmail
7 1 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.49%) NFS
Systems Management
1 33 (49.25%) Nagios
2 17 (25.37%) Plesk
2 17 (25.37%) cPanel
3 12 (17.91%) Webmin
3 12 (17.91%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (17.91%) logstash
4 4 (5.97%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (4.48%) NetBackup
6 2 (2.99%) SCCM
6 2 (2.99%) Puppet
7 1 (1.49%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.49%) vMotion
Vendors
1 37 (55.22%) VMware
2 34 (50.75%) Red Hat
3 20 (29.85%) Oracle
4 12 (17.91%) Microsoft
5 9 (13.43%) HP
6 4 (5.97%) EMC
6 4 (5.97%) Symantec
7 2 (2.99%) Cisco
8 1 (1.49%) Sun
8 1 (1.49%) NetApp
8 1 (1.49%) Veeam
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