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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Support Engineer
Rank 418 431 428
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support Engineer 18 24 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.087% 0.11% 0.087%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.11% 0.091%
Number of salaries quoted 18 20 19
Average salary £45,000 £36,250 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.13% +36.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £27,150 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,900 £35,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+25.42% +11.11%
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
19643 21374 20828
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.91% 95.00% 95.03%
Number of salaries quoted 16206 17040 17156
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 £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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
Hampshire - 7 £45,000 - 1
Surrey -1 4 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Oxfordshire +9 3 £35,000 +7.69%
Berkshire +3 3 £27,500 -
West Sussex -5 1 £45,000 -
Linux Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 44 (100.00%) Linux
2 29 (65.91%) Red Hat
3 21 (47.73%) VMware
3 21 (47.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (43.18%) Apache
5 18 (40.91%) Nagios
6 17 (38.64%) Clustering
6 17 (38.64%) Ubuntu
7 16 (36.36%) Tomcat
8 15 (34.09%) UNIX
8 15 (34.09%) Windows
8 15 (34.09%) Load Balancing
9 14 (31.82%) Oracle
10 13 (29.55%) JBoss
10 13 (29.55%) Network Design
10 13 (29.55%) Ruby
11 12 (27.27%) CentOS
11 12 (27.27%) Bash Shell
12 11 (25.00%) Korn
12 11 (25.00%) Migration
12 11 (25.00%) Python
12 11 (25.00%) Perl
13 10 (22.73%) TCP/IP
13 10 (22.73%) Degree
13 10 (22.73%) Data Centre
14 9 (20.45%) DNS
15 7 (15.91%) SSL
15 7 (15.91%) HTML
15 7 (15.91%) JavaScript
15 7 (15.91%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 19 (43.18%) Apache
2 16 (36.36%) Tomcat
3 13 (29.55%) JBoss
4 6 (13.64%) CMS
4 6 (13.64%) Drupal
4 6 (13.64%) Alfresco
4 6 (13.64%) WordPress
5 2 (4.55%) nginx
6 1 (2.27%) Apache Solr
6 1 (2.27%) Confluence
6 1 (2.27%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.27%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (2.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.73%) TCP/IP
2 9 (20.45%) DNS
3 7 (15.91%) SSL
4 6 (13.64%) VPN
5 4 (9.09%) SAN
5 4 (9.09%) FTP
6 2 (4.55%) HTTP
6 2 (4.55%) Firewall
6 2 (4.55%) DHCP
7 1 (2.27%) BIG-IP
7 1 (2.27%) VLAN
7 1 (2.27%) OpenVPN
7 1 (2.27%) LAN
7 1 (2.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) MySQL
2 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.27%) Redis
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.55%) Subversion
3 1 (2.27%) JIRA
3 1 (2.27%) Gerrit
General
1 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.91%) HTML
1 7 (15.91%) CSS
1 7 (15.91%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (4.55%) Software Packaging
3 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (38.64%) Clustering
2 10 (22.73%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.82%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.27%) Wiki
4 1 (2.27%) User Experience
4 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 44 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (47.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (38.64%) Ubuntu
4 15 (34.09%) UNIX
4 15 (34.09%) Windows
5 12 (27.27%) CentOS
6 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (6.82%) Debian
8 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (4.55%) SUSE
8 2 (4.55%) Windows 7
8 2 (4.55%) Windows 8
8 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (2.27%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.09%) Load Balancing
2 13 (29.55%) Network Design
3 11 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (4.55%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.27%) Service Management
5 1 (2.27%) Workflow
5 1 (2.27%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 13 (29.55%) Ruby
2 12 (27.27%) Bash Shell
3 11 (25.00%) Korn
3 11 (25.00%) Perl
3 11 (25.00%) Python
4 7 (15.91%) JavaScript
5 4 (9.09%) C++
5 4 (9.09%) Java
5 4 (9.09%) PHP
6 3 (6.82%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.27%) SQL
7 1 (2.27%) VBScript
7 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (22.73%) Degree
2 5 (11.36%) SC Cleared
2 5 (11.36%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) RHCE
3 2 (4.55%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (11.36%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.36%) KVM
3 1 (2.27%) NFS
3 1 (2.27%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.27%) Squid
3 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.27%) qmail
Systems Management
1 18 (40.91%) Nagios
2 7 (15.91%) Plesk
2 7 (15.91%) cPanel
3 2 (4.55%) Puppet
3 2 (4.55%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (4.55%) SCCM
4 1 (2.27%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.27%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.27%) logstash
4 1 (2.27%) Webmin
4 1 (2.27%) vMotion
Vendors
1 29 (65.91%) Red Hat
2 21 (47.73%) VMware
3 14 (31.82%) Oracle
4 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
5 5 (11.36%) HP
6 2 (4.55%) EMC
6 2 (4.55%) Symantec
7 1 (2.27%) Veeam
7 1 (2.27%) NetApp
7 1 (2.27%) Sun
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