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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Support Engineer
Rank 406 366 391
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support Engineer 42 98 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.47% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.48% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 38 87 51
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £40,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-16.25% +17.64%
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
18561 20260 19832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.45% 97.05% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 15896 16537 15701
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £61,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
Berkshire -49 16 £32,500 -22.61% 5
Hampshire +17 9 £33,500 +10.74% 1
Surrey -8 9 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Buckinghamshire -2 6 £41,500 +29.68%
East Sussex - 2 £25,250 - 3
Linux Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 89 (100.00%) Linux
2 41 (46.07%) Ubuntu
2 41 (46.07%) Unix
3 37 (41.57%) Windows
4 36 (40.45%) Red Hat
5 33 (37.08%) Perl
5 33 (37.08%) CentOS
5 33 (37.08%) Bash Shell
6 31 (34.83%) Python
7 28 (31.46%) TCP/IP
8 23 (25.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 21 (23.60%) HTML
10 20 (22.47%) CSS
10 20 (22.47%) Debian
10 20 (22.47%) Ruby
11 19 (21.35%) Ruby on Rails
11 19 (21.35%) Korn
11 19 (21.35%) JavaScript
12 16 (17.98%) Active Directory
13 15 (16.85%) Cisco
14 14 (15.73%) MySQL
15 12 (13.48%) VMware
16 11 (12.36%) Oracle
16 11 (12.36%) SQL
16 11 (12.36%) Windows Server
17 9 (10.11%) ITSM
17 9 (10.11%) Load Balancing
17 9 (10.11%) Juniper
17 9 (10.11%) MongoDB
17 9 (10.11%) Apache Cassandra

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 8 (8.99%) Apache
2 3 (3.37%) JBoss
2 3 (3.37%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.25%) Alfresco
3 2 (2.25%) CMS
3 2 (2.25%) Drupal
3 2 (2.25%) WordPress
4 1 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.12%) IIS
4 1 (1.12%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (1.12%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.12%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (8.99%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (31.46%) TCP/IP
2 8 (8.99%) WAN
3 7 (7.87%) LAN
4 5 (5.62%) VPN
5 4 (4.49%) Firewall
6 3 (3.37%) DNS
6 3 (3.37%) Internet
7 2 (2.25%) Network Security
7 2 (2.25%) SAN
7 2 (2.25%) SNMP
7 2 (2.25%) SSL
8 1 (1.12%) DHCP
8 1 (1.12%) GSM
8 1 (1.12%) HTTP
8 1 (1.12%) L2TP
8 1 (1.12%) LDAP
8 1 (1.12%) UMTS
8 1 (1.12%) VoIP
8 1 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.73%) MySQL
2 9 (10.11%) Apache Cassandra
2 9 (10.11%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.25%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.12%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.12%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (7.87%) Electronics
1 7 (7.87%) Games
2 2 (2.25%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.12%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (23.60%) HTML
2 20 (22.47%) CSS
3 19 (21.35%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (2.25%) J2EE
4 2 (2.25%) XML
5 1 (1.12%) .NET
5 1 (1.12%) LAMP
5 1 (1.12%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.49%) Replication
3 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.12%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.12%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.12%) iPad
3 1 (1.12%) PKI
3 1 (1.12%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 89 (100.00%) Linux
2 41 (46.07%) Ubuntu
2 41 (46.07%) Unix
3 37 (41.57%) Windows
4 33 (37.08%) CentOS
5 23 (25.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 20 (22.47%) Debian
7 11 (12.36%) Windows Server
8 5 (5.62%) Windows 7
8 5 (5.62%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (5.62%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (4.49%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (3.37%) Solaris
11 1 (1.12%) AIX
11 1 (1.12%) Fedora
11 1 (1.12%) HPUX
11 1 (1.12%) Kali Linux
11 1 (1.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (10.11%) ITSM
1 9 (10.11%) Load Balancing
2 7 (7.87%) ITIL
3 4 (4.49%) Incident Management
4 3 (3.37%) Service Delivery
4 3 (3.37%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (2.25%) ITIL V3
5 2 (2.25%) Migration
5 2 (2.25%) SDLC
5 2 (2.25%) Web Development
6 1 (1.12%) High Availability
6 1 (1.12%) Performance Management
6 1 (1.12%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.12%) Project Management
6 1 (1.12%) Service Management
6 1 (1.12%) Trend Analysis
6 1 (1.12%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 33 (37.08%) Bash Shell
1 33 (37.08%) Perl
2 31 (34.83%) Python
3 20 (22.47%) Ruby
4 19 (21.35%) JavaScript
4 19 (21.35%) Korn
5 11 (12.36%) SQL
6 5 (5.62%) Java
7 2 (2.25%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.25%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.12%) C
8 1 (1.12%) C++
8 1 (1.12%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (5.62%) Degree
2 4 (4.49%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.37%) CCNA
3 3 (3.37%) CEH
3 3 (3.37%) CISSP
4 2 (2.25%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.25%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.12%) MCP
5 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.74%) SLA
2 1 (1.12%) RMADS
System Software
1 16 (17.98%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.74%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.12%) Firmware
4 1 (1.12%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (4.49%) Puppet
2 3 (3.37%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.25%) cPanel
3 2 (2.25%) Nagios
3 2 (2.25%) Opsview
3 2 (2.25%) Plesk
4 1 (1.12%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.12%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 36 (40.45%) Red Hat
2 15 (16.85%) Cisco
3 12 (13.48%) VMware
4 11 (12.36%) Oracle
5 9 (10.11%) Juniper
6 8 (8.99%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.25%) HP
7 2 (2.25%) Sun
8 1 (1.12%) Kaspersky
8 1 (1.12%) NetApp
South East
Graham Matthews
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ISL
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Witney, Oxfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £38k - 40k per year + 4k Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £25000 per annum + excellent training
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + bonus, on-call allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
East Sussex
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £25000 - £35000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Parham Consulting
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus 10% bonus, shares and good benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough
Venturi
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago