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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Support Engineer
Rank 426 409 424
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support Engineer 23 30 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.14% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.15% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 23 30 8
Average salary £30,500 £40,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.75% +31.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,200 £24,600 £25,850
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,500 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +7.14%
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
20681 20579 21307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.71% 95.02% 95.53%
Number of salaries quoted 16344 16975 18242
Average salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,500 £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 24 October 2014.

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 October 2014. 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 -10 11 £30,000 -20.00%
Surrey -6 7 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Kent - 3 £20,000 -
Hampshire -11 1 £33,500 +58.57% 2
West Sussex - 1 £35,000 -
Linux Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 47 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (46.81%) Windows
3 20 (42.55%) MySQL
4 19 (40.43%) Red Hat
5 14 (29.79%) VMware
6 13 (27.66%) Ubuntu
7 11 (23.40%) Plesk
7 11 (23.40%) TCP/IP
8 10 (21.28%) DNS
8 10 (21.28%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (19.15%) Cisco
9 9 (19.15%) Apache
10 8 (17.02%) PHP
10 8 (17.02%) MS Excel
10 8 (17.02%) SNMP
10 8 (17.02%) Firewall
10 8 (17.02%) CentOS
10 8 (17.02%) KVM
11 7 (14.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (14.89%) SSL
11 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
11 7 (14.89%) IIS
12 6 (12.77%) Perl
12 6 (12.77%) SLA
12 6 (12.77%) Active Directory
12 6 (12.77%) nginx
13 5 (10.64%) Ruby
13 5 (10.64%) Zenoss
13 5 (10.64%) SaaS
13 5 (10.64%) Bash Shell

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 9 (19.15%) Apache
2 7 (14.89%) IIS
3 6 (12.77%) nginx
4 4 (8.51%) Drupal
4 4 (8.51%) Alfresco
4 4 (8.51%) WordPress
5 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.13%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (17.02%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.64%) SaaS
2 4 (8.51%) PaaS
3 3 (6.38%) IaaS
4 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.13%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.40%) TCP/IP
2 10 (21.28%) DNS
3 8 (17.02%) SNMP
3 8 (17.02%) Firewall
4 7 (14.89%) SSL
5 5 (10.64%) VPN
5 5 (10.64%) FTP
6 4 (8.51%) VoIP
7 3 (6.38%) DHCP
7 3 (6.38%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (4.26%) Wireshark
8 2 (4.26%) tcpdump
8 2 (4.26%) SSH
8 2 (4.26%) Ethereal
8 2 (4.26%) PBX
8 2 (4.26%) WAN
8 2 (4.26%) HTTP
8 2 (4.26%) Internet
9 1 (2.13%) IPv4
9 1 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (42.55%) MySQL
2 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.51%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.13%) Amazon RDS
General
1 4 (8.51%) Finance
1 4 (8.51%) Banking
1 4 (8.51%) Retail
2 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.13%) Marketing
3 1 (2.13%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) LAMP
2 1 (2.13%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.26%) Clustering
2 1 (2.13%) CMDB
2 1 (2.13%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 47 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (46.81%) Windows
3 13 (27.66%) Ubuntu
4 8 (17.02%) CentOS
5 7 (14.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (6.38%) SUSE
7 3 (6.38%) Windows 7
8 2 (4.26%) VMS
9 1 (2.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (4.26%) Time Management
1 2 (4.26%) Network Management
2 1 (2.13%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (2.13%) ITIL
2 1 (2.13%) Identity Management
2 1 (2.13%) Migration
2 1 (2.13%) Incident Management
2 1 (2.13%) Load Balancing
2 1 (2.13%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.02%) PHP
2 6 (12.77%) Perl
3 5 (10.64%) Bash Shell
3 5 (10.64%) Ruby
3 5 (10.64%) Python
4 3 (6.38%) SQL
5 1 (2.13%) VBScript
5 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.13%) AWK
5 1 (2.13%) Lua
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) RHCE
1 2 (4.26%) Degree
1 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.26%) DV Cleared
1 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.77%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (21.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (17.02%) KVM
3 6 (12.77%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (23.40%) Plesk
2 5 (10.64%) Puppet
2 5 (10.64%) Vagrant
2 5 (10.64%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (10.64%) Nagios
2 5 (10.64%) Zenoss
3 3 (6.38%) ZABBIX
4 2 (4.26%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (4.26%) Salt
Vendors
1 19 (40.43%) Red Hat
2 14 (29.79%) VMware
3 9 (19.15%) Cisco
4 5 (10.64%) Oracle
5 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
6 3 (6.38%) HP
7 2 (4.26%) EMC
7 2 (4.26%) Blue Coat
7 2 (4.26%) Websense
7 2 (4.26%) Clearswift
7 2 (4.26%) F5
7 2 (4.26%) WatchGuard
7 2 (4.26%) SonicWALL
8 1 (2.13%) 3PAR
8 1 (2.13%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.13%) Intel
8 1 (2.13%) Juniper
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