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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Support Engineer
Rank 423 444 424
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support Engineer 28 22 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.093% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.098% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 26 21 22
Average salary £42,500 £30,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,100 £27,500 £21,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £34,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
+15.94% +13.11%
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
20356 22430 21702
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.96% 94.77% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 16382 17934 17955
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 £65,000 £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 24 April 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 24 April 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
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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 0 16 £32,500 +8.33% 2
Surrey +16 10 £47,500 +35.71%
Buckinghamshire - 2 £32,000 -
Oxfordshire +13 1 £28,500 -46.22%
Hampshire -6 1 £42,500 +6.91%
Linux Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 61 (100.00%) Linux
2 32 (52.46%) VMware
3 30 (49.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 29 (47.54%) Apache
5 28 (45.90%) MySQL
5 28 (45.90%) Nagios
5 28 (45.90%) Red Hat
6 22 (36.07%) Clustering
7 21 (34.43%) SQL Server
8 18 (29.51%) Windows
9 17 (27.87%) SSL
10 16 (26.23%) Incident Management
11 15 (24.59%) Plesk
11 15 (24.59%) Load Balancing
11 15 (24.59%) VMware Infrastructure
11 15 (24.59%) Tomcat
11 15 (24.59%) Oracle
11 15 (24.59%) cPanel
12 13 (21.31%) KVM
12 13 (21.31%) MS Excel
12 13 (21.31%) DNS
13 12 (19.67%) Microsoft
13 12 (19.67%) Firewall
13 12 (19.67%) SQL
13 12 (19.67%) Web Services
13 12 (19.67%) nginx
13 12 (19.67%) Amazon EC2
13 12 (19.67%) Amazon S3
13 12 (19.67%) Amazon AWS
13 12 (19.67%) logstash

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 29 (47.54%) Apache
2 15 (24.59%) Tomcat
3 12 (19.67%) nginx
4 11 (18.03%) IIS
5 10 (16.39%) JBoss
6 4 (6.56%) CMS
6 4 (6.56%) Drupal
6 4 (6.56%) Alfresco
6 4 (6.56%) WordPress
7 2 (3.28%) Apache Solr
8 1 (1.64%) Confluence
Applications
1 13 (21.31%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.28%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (19.67%) Amazon EC2
1 12 (19.67%) Amazon S3
1 12 (19.67%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (19.67%) Amazon SQS
1 12 (19.67%) Amazon ELB
1 12 (19.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (27.87%) SSL
2 13 (21.31%) DNS
3 12 (19.67%) OpenVPN
3 12 (19.67%) Firewall
4 11 (18.03%) TCP/IP
5 9 (14.75%) SAN
6 5 (8.20%) FTP
7 4 (6.56%) HTTP
7 4 (6.56%) VPN
8 3 (4.92%) DHCP
9 1 (1.64%) SNMP
9 1 (1.64%) LAN
9 1 (1.64%) WAN
9 1 (1.64%) SMTP
9 1 (1.64%) Telnet
9 1 (1.64%) SSH
9 1 (1.64%) VLAN
9 1 (1.64%) Ethereal
9 1 (1.64%) Wireshark
9 1 (1.64%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (45.90%) MySQL
2 21 (34.43%) SQL Server
3 12 (19.67%) Redis
3 12 (19.67%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.28%) Subversion
3 1 (1.64%) JIRA
3 1 (1.64%) Gerrit
General
1 4 (6.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (19.67%) Web Services
2 2 (3.28%) Software Packaging
2 2 (3.28%) .NET
2 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (36.07%) Clustering
2 6 (9.84%) Mobile App
3 4 (6.56%) User Experience
3 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.56%) Replication
3 4 (6.56%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.92%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.64%) Wiki
5 1 (1.64%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 61 (100.00%) Linux
2 30 (49.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 18 (29.51%) Windows
4 12 (19.67%) Amazon Linux
5 11 (18.03%) UNIX
5 11 (18.03%) Ubuntu
6 10 (16.39%) CentOS
7 6 (9.84%) Apple iOS
7 6 (9.84%) Android
7 6 (9.84%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (4.92%) SUSE
9 2 (3.28%) Debian
9 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (3.28%) Windows 8
9 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (3.28%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (26.23%) Incident Management
2 15 (24.59%) Load Balancing
3 11 (18.03%) Migration
4 9 (14.75%) Network Design
5 4 (6.56%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (6.56%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (6.56%) Service Management
6 3 (4.92%) Workflow
6 3 (4.92%) Database Tuning
7 2 (3.28%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.28%) Project Management
8 1 (1.64%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 12 (19.67%) SQL
2 7 (11.48%) Perl
2 7 (11.48%) PHP
2 7 (11.48%) Python
3 4 (6.56%) Shell Script
4 3 (4.92%) Ruby
5 1 (1.64%) Korn
5 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.64%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.64%) C++
5 1 (1.64%) Java
5 1 (1.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (18.03%) Security Cleared
2 10 (16.39%) Degree
3 9 (14.75%) SC Cleared
4 5 (8.20%) RHCE
5 4 (6.56%) CTC Cleared
5 4 (6.56%) DV Cleared
6 2 (3.28%) MCP
7 1 (1.64%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) SLA
2 2 (3.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (24.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (21.31%) KVM
3 9 (14.75%) Active Directory
4 6 (9.84%) VMware ESX
4 6 (9.84%) vSphere
5 3 (4.92%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.64%) Postfix
6 1 (1.64%) Sendmail
6 1 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.64%) NFS
Systems Management
1 28 (45.90%) Nagios
2 15 (24.59%) Plesk
2 15 (24.59%) cPanel
3 12 (19.67%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (19.67%) logstash
4 11 (18.03%) Webmin
5 4 (6.56%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (4.92%) NetBackup
7 2 (3.28%) SCCM
7 2 (3.28%) Puppet
8 1 (1.64%) Backup Exec
8 1 (1.64%) vMotion
Vendors
1 32 (52.46%) VMware
2 28 (45.90%) Red Hat
3 15 (24.59%) Oracle
4 12 (19.67%) Microsoft
5 9 (14.75%) HP
6 4 (6.56%) EMC
6 4 (6.56%) Symantec
7 2 (3.28%) Cisco
8 1 (1.64%) Sun
8 1 (1.64%) Websense
8 1 (1.64%) Clearswift
8 1 (1.64%) NetApp
8 1 (1.64%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.64%) WatchGuard
8 1 (1.64%) SonicWALL
8 1 (1.64%) Veeam
8 1 (1.64%) F5
Slough, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 27,000 - 30,000 + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago