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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Support Engineer
Rank 409 378 430
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +52
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support Engineer 35 30 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.15% 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.16% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 31 30 12
Average salary £45,000 £48,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.73% +48.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £34,950 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £65,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +43.07%
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
19778 18992 21191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.60% 94.69% 95.23%
Number of salaries quoted 16131 15197 18404
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +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 £62,500
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 27 January 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 January 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
Berkshire +7 24 £45,000 +9.75% 2
Surrey -12 8 £47,500 -16.66%
West Sussex - 2 £37,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £30,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £38,500 -
Linux Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 58 (100.00%) Linux
2 34 (58.62%) MySQL
3 29 (50.00%) VMware
4 25 (43.10%) Apache
5 23 (39.66%) SQL Server
6 18 (31.03%) Plesk
6 18 (31.03%) cPanel
7 17 (29.31%) VMware Infrastructure
7 17 (29.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (27.59%) nginx
8 16 (27.59%) IIS
8 16 (27.59%) SSL
8 16 (27.59%) Red Hat
9 15 (25.86%) Nagios
9 15 (25.86%) Webmin
10 13 (22.41%) KVM
10 13 (22.41%) Firewall
10 13 (22.41%) MS Excel
11 12 (20.69%) Windows
11 12 (20.69%) Incident Management
12 11 (18.97%) Clustering
12 11 (18.97%) SQL
13 10 (17.24%) Web Services
13 10 (17.24%) DNS
13 10 (17.24%) Amazon EC2
13 10 (17.24%) Amazon S3
13 10 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
13 10 (17.24%) logstash
13 10 (17.24%) Redis
13 10 (17.24%) Amazon ELB

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 25 (43.10%) Apache
2 16 (27.59%) IIS
2 16 (27.59%) nginx
3 7 (12.07%) Tomcat
4 4 (6.90%) JBoss
5 2 (3.45%) Apache Solr
5 2 (3.45%) Drupal
5 2 (3.45%) Alfresco
5 2 (3.45%) WordPress
6 1 (1.72%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (22.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.24%) Amazon EC2
1 10 (17.24%) Amazon S3
1 10 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (17.24%) Amazon SQS
1 10 (17.24%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 16 (27.59%) SSL
2 13 (22.41%) Firewall
3 10 (17.24%) DNS
3 10 (17.24%) OpenVPN
4 8 (13.79%) TCP/IP
5 5 (8.62%) SAN
6 4 (6.90%) HTTP
7 3 (5.17%) SNMP
7 3 (5.17%) FTP
7 3 (5.17%) Ethereal
7 3 (5.17%) Wireshark
7 3 (5.17%) tcpdump
8 2 (3.45%) VPN
8 2 (3.45%) SMTP
9 1 (1.72%) DHCP
9 1 (1.72%) PBX
9 1 (1.72%) VoIP
9 1 (1.72%) IMAP
9 1 (1.72%) SSH
9 1 (1.72%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (58.62%) MySQL
2 23 (39.66%) SQL Server
3 10 (17.24%) Redis
3 10 (17.24%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (6.90%) Finance
1 4 (6.90%) Banking
2 3 (5.17%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.24%) Web Services
2 2 (3.45%) .NET
2 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.72%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.97%) Clustering
2 6 (10.34%) Mobile App
3 4 (6.90%) Replication
4 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.45%) User Experience
4 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.72%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 58 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (29.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (20.69%) Windows
4 10 (17.24%) Amazon Linux
5 7 (12.07%) UNIX
5 7 (12.07%) Ubuntu
5 7 (12.07%) CentOS
6 6 (10.34%) Android
6 6 (10.34%) Apple iOS
7 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.45%) SUSE
8 1 (1.72%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.69%) Incident Management
2 7 (12.07%) Load Balancing
3 6 (10.34%) Migration
4 4 (6.90%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (5.17%) Database Tuning
6 2 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.45%) Network Design
6 2 (3.45%) Project Management
6 2 (3.45%) Service Management
6 2 (3.45%) Workflow
7 1 (1.72%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.97%) SQL
2 9 (15.52%) PHP
3 5 (8.62%) Perl
4 4 (6.90%) Python
5 2 (3.45%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.90%) Degree
2 4 (6.90%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.17%) RHCE
4 2 (3.45%) MCP
4 2 (3.45%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (3.45%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.72%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) SLA
1 2 (3.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (29.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (22.41%) KVM
3 6 (10.34%) vSphere
4 5 (8.62%) Active Directory
4 5 (8.62%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.45%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.72%) Postfix
6 1 (1.72%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 18 (31.03%) Plesk
1 18 (31.03%) cPanel
2 15 (25.86%) Webmin
2 15 (25.86%) Nagios
3 10 (17.24%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (17.24%) logstash
4 2 (3.45%) NetBackup
4 2 (3.45%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 29 (50.00%) VMware
2 16 (27.59%) Red Hat
3 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
4 7 (12.07%) Oracle
5 6 (10.34%) Cisco
6 5 (8.62%) HP
7 3 (5.17%) Blue Coat
7 3 (5.17%) WatchGuard
7 3 (5.17%) SonicWALL
7 3 (5.17%) Websense
7 3 (5.17%) Clearswift
7 3 (5.17%) F5
8 2 (3.45%) EMC
8 2 (3.45%) Symantec
9 1 (1.72%) Intel
9 1 (1.72%) Juniper
9 1 (1.72%) 3PAR
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