The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Support Engineer
Rank 419 411 415
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support Engineer 21 19 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.093% 0.085% 0.094%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.098% 0.090% 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 18 17 20
Average salary £40,000 £26,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.94% -33.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £26,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+35.84% -33.75%
Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21497 21228 22267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.74% 95.00% 95.46%
Number of salaries quoted 17327 17581 19021
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
Linux Support Engineer
England

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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 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
Surrey +6 10 £40,000 +50.94%
Berkshire -11 6 £27,500 +19.56% 1
Oxfordshire - 2 £53,000 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 1 £42,500 - 1
East Sussex - 1 £24,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £45,000 -
Linux Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 46 (100.00%) Linux
2 26 (56.52%) Red Hat
3 23 (50.00%) Windows
4 17 (36.96%) Ubuntu
5 15 (32.61%) MySQL
6 14 (30.43%) VMware
7 12 (26.09%) TCP/IP
8 11 (23.91%) SLA
8 11 (23.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (21.74%) CentOS
9 10 (21.74%) Perl
9 10 (21.74%) PHP
9 10 (21.74%) Python
10 9 (19.57%) MS Excel
10 9 (19.57%) SNMP
10 9 (19.57%) Firewall
10 9 (19.57%) Bash Shell
10 9 (19.57%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (19.57%) Puppet
10 9 (19.57%) Opscode Chef
11 8 (17.39%) Vagrant
11 8 (17.39%) Plesk
11 8 (17.39%) Zenoss
11 8 (17.39%) Ruby
11 8 (17.39%) Nagios
11 8 (17.39%) Cisco
11 8 (17.39%) Oracle
12 7 (15.22%) Apache
12 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
12 7 (15.22%) VPN

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 7 (15.22%) Apache
2 6 (13.04%) Drupal
2 6 (13.04%) Alfresco
2 6 (13.04%) WordPress
3 5 (10.87%) IIS
3 5 (10.87%) CMS
4 3 (6.52%) nginx
5 2 (4.35%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.17%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 9 (19.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.22%) SaaS
1 7 (15.22%) PaaS
2 5 (10.87%) IaaS
3 1 (2.17%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (2.17%) Route 53
3 1 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.09%) TCP/IP
2 9 (19.57%) Firewall
2 9 (19.57%) SNMP
3 7 (15.22%) VPN
3 7 (15.22%) DNS
4 6 (13.04%) Internet
5 5 (10.87%) FTP
5 5 (10.87%) HTTP
5 5 (10.87%) VoIP
6 4 (8.70%) SMTP
6 4 (8.70%) PBX
6 4 (8.70%) SAN
6 4 (8.70%) SSL
7 3 (6.52%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (4.35%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (4.35%) IPsec
8 2 (4.35%) DHCP
9 1 (2.17%) WAN
9 1 (2.17%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (32.61%) MySQL
2 6 (13.04%) Oracle Database
3 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
4 4 (8.70%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.17%) Amazon RDS
General
1 7 (15.22%) Retail
2 2 (4.35%) Marketing
2 2 (4.35%) Automotive
2 2 (4.35%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) COM
1 1 (2.17%) Web Services
1 1 (2.17%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Clustering
2 1 (2.17%) CMDB
2 1 (2.17%) Visualisation
2 1 (2.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 46 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (50.00%) Windows
3 17 (36.96%) Ubuntu
4 11 (23.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (21.74%) CentOS
6 6 (13.04%) SUSE
6 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (8.70%) VMS
7 4 (8.70%) UNIX
8 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (6.52%) Windows 7
9 2 (4.35%) Solaris
10 1 (2.17%) AIX
10 1 (2.17%) HPUX
10 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (10.87%) Migration
2 3 (6.52%) ITIL
2 3 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (4.35%) Service Delivery
3 2 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (2.17%) Network Management
4 1 (2.17%) High Availability
4 1 (2.17%) Identity Management
4 1 (2.17%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.17%) Load Balancing
4 1 (2.17%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.17%) Time Management
4 1 (2.17%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.74%) Perl
1 10 (21.74%) PHP
1 10 (21.74%) Python
2 9 (19.57%) Bash Shell
3 8 (17.39%) Ruby
4 5 (10.87%) SQL
5 4 (8.70%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.17%) AWK
6 1 (2.17%) Lua
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.35%) DV Cleared
2 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.35%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (23.91%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (19.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.04%) KVM
3 2 (4.35%) NFS
4 1 (2.17%) Xen
4 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (19.57%) Puppet
1 9 (19.57%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (17.39%) Vagrant
2 8 (17.39%) Nagios
2 8 (17.39%) Zenoss
2 8 (17.39%) Plesk
3 5 (10.87%) ZABBIX
4 3 (6.52%) Salt
5 2 (4.35%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 26 (56.52%) Red Hat
2 14 (30.43%) VMware
3 8 (17.39%) Oracle
3 8 (17.39%) Cisco
4 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.52%) EMC
6 2 (4.35%) HP
7 1 (2.17%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.17%) Hitachi
7 1 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (2.17%) Sun
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: £41000 - £42000 per annum + £1,200 DV Clearance allowance
Posted: 5 days ago