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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Support Engineer
Rank 424 447 428
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support Engineer 25 23 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.098% 0.098%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.10% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 25 22 20
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +50.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £30,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £60,000
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 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
20230 22212 21356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.25% 94.88% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 16513 18046 17678
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 £38,000
% 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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +9 9 £50,000 +25.00%
Berkshire +8 8 £30,500 +10.90% 1
Hampshire +17 5 £45,000 +13.20% 1
Oxfordshire +8 3 £35,000 -33.96% 1
Linux Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 62 (100.00%) Linux
2 37 (59.68%) Red Hat
3 34 (54.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 30 (48.39%) VMware
4 30 (48.39%) Nagios
5 27 (43.55%) Apache
5 27 (43.55%) Clustering
6 20 (32.26%) Load Balancing
6 20 (32.26%) Windows
7 19 (30.65%) Tomcat
7 19 (30.65%) Oracle
8 17 (27.42%) Ubuntu
9 16 (25.81%) MySQL
9 16 (25.81%) JBoss
10 15 (24.19%) Network Design
11 14 (22.58%) CentOS
11 14 (22.58%) UNIX
11 14 (22.58%) SSL
11 14 (22.58%) SQL Server
11 14 (22.58%) Migration
12 13 (20.97%) DNS
13 12 (19.35%) Plesk
13 12 (19.35%) Incident Management
13 12 (19.35%) Degree
13 12 (19.35%) cPanel
13 12 (19.35%) Data Centre
14 11 (17.74%) Ruby
14 11 (17.74%) Security Cleared
14 11 (17.74%) Microsoft
14 11 (17.74%) Perl

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 27 (43.55%) Apache
2 19 (30.65%) Tomcat
3 16 (25.81%) JBoss
4 6 (9.68%) IIS
4 6 (9.68%) CMS
4 6 (9.68%) Drupal
4 6 (9.68%) Alfresco
4 6 (9.68%) WordPress
4 6 (9.68%) nginx
5 1 (1.61%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (14.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.23%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.90%) Amazon EC2
1 8 (12.90%) Amazon S3
1 8 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (12.90%) Amazon SQS
1 8 (12.90%) Amazon ELB
1 8 (12.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (22.58%) SSL
2 13 (20.97%) DNS
3 11 (17.74%) TCP/IP
4 9 (14.52%) SAN
5 8 (12.90%) Firewall
5 8 (12.90%) OpenVPN
6 6 (9.68%) VPN
7 4 (6.45%) FTP
8 3 (4.84%) HTTP
8 3 (4.84%) DHCP
9 1 (1.61%) LAN
9 1 (1.61%) WAN
9 1 (1.61%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.81%) MySQL
2 14 (22.58%) SQL Server
3 8 (12.90%) Redis
3 8 (12.90%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.23%) Subversion
3 1 (1.61%) JIRA
3 1 (1.61%) Gerrit
General
1 4 (6.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.90%) Web Services
2 5 (8.06%) Ruby on Rails
2 5 (8.06%) HTML
2 5 (8.06%) CSS
3 2 (3.23%) .NET
3 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.23%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 27 (43.55%) Clustering
2 12 (19.35%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.45%) User Experience
3 4 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.45%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.84%) Replication
4 3 (4.84%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.84%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.61%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 62 (100.00%) Linux
2 34 (54.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 20 (32.26%) Windows
4 17 (27.42%) Ubuntu
5 14 (22.58%) UNIX
5 14 (22.58%) CentOS
6 8 (12.90%) Amazon Linux
7 6 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (4.84%) Apple iOS
8 3 (4.84%) Android
8 3 (4.84%) SUSE
9 2 (3.23%) Debian
9 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (3.23%) Windows 8
9 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (3.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (32.26%) Load Balancing
2 15 (24.19%) Network Design
3 14 (22.58%) Migration
4 12 (19.35%) Incident Management
5 8 (12.90%) Server Hardening
6 4 (6.45%) Service Management
7 3 (4.84%) Workflow
7 3 (4.84%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (4.84%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.23%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (17.74%) Perl
1 11 (17.74%) Python
1 11 (17.74%) Ruby
2 9 (14.52%) Korn
2 9 (14.52%) Bash Shell
2 9 (14.52%) PHP
2 9 (14.52%) SQL
3 5 (8.06%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.45%) C++
4 4 (6.45%) Java
5 2 (3.23%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.61%) VBScript
6 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (19.35%) Degree
2 11 (17.74%) Security Cleared
3 9 (14.52%) SC Cleared
4 4 (6.45%) CTC Cleared
4 4 (6.45%) DV Cleared
4 4 (6.45%) RHCE
5 2 (3.23%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (14.52%) Active Directory
2 9 (14.52%) KVM
3 4 (6.45%) VMware ESX
4 3 (4.84%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.84%) vSphere
5 1 (1.61%) NFS
Systems Management
1 30 (48.39%) Nagios
2 12 (19.35%) Plesk
2 12 (19.35%) cPanel
3 8 (12.90%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (12.90%) logstash
4 6 (9.68%) Webmin
5 4 (6.45%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (4.84%) NetBackup
7 2 (3.23%) SCCM
7 2 (3.23%) Puppet
8 1 (1.61%) Backup Exec
8 1 (1.61%) vMotion
Vendors
1 37 (59.68%) Red Hat
2 30 (48.39%) VMware
3 19 (30.65%) Oracle
4 11 (17.74%) Microsoft
5 9 (14.52%) HP
6 4 (6.45%) EMC
6 4 (6.45%) Symantec
7 2 (3.23%) Cisco
8 1 (1.61%) Sun
8 1 (1.61%) NetApp
8 1 (1.61%) Veeam
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