The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Support 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 in their job title over the 3 months to 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Support
Rank 424 414 401
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 23 39 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.17% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.18% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 22 35 36
Average salary £45,000 £30,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% +13.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,200 £24,400 £18,350
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,200 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+25.21% -1.42%
Linux Support
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
19844 21646 21117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.92% 94.99% 95.05%
Number of salaries quoted 16375 17252 17405
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 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Linux Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux Support in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Support Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Linux Support
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Support across the South East region.

Linux Support Salary Trend in the South East

Linux Support
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Support across the South East region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015.

Linux Support Salary Histogram in the South East

Linux Support
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 within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 August 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
Hampshire +13 8 £45,000 +87.50% 1
Surrey +8 5 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Berkshire +3 5 £52,500 +90.90%
Oxfordshire +6 4 £36,250 +25.00% 1
East Sussex +9 2 £40,000 +45.45%
West Sussex -7 1 £45,000 -
Linux Support
England

Linux Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Linux Support 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 in their job title.

1 49 (100.00%) Linux
2 32 (65.31%) Red Hat
3 23 (46.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 22 (44.90%) VMware
5 20 (40.82%) Ubuntu
5 20 (40.82%) Apache
6 19 (38.78%) Nagios
7 17 (34.69%) Tomcat
7 17 (34.69%) UNIX
8 16 (32.65%) Oracle
8 16 (32.65%) Clustering
9 15 (30.61%) Load Balancing
9 15 (30.61%) Windows
9 15 (30.61%) Bash Shell
9 15 (30.61%) CentOS
10 14 (28.57%) Python
10 14 (28.57%) Perl
11 13 (26.53%) JBoss
11 13 (26.53%) TCP/IP
11 13 (26.53%) Ruby
11 13 (26.53%) Network Design
12 11 (22.45%) Migration
12 11 (22.45%) Korn
13 10 (20.41%) Degree
14 9 (18.37%) DNS
14 9 (18.37%) Data Centre
15 8 (16.33%) JavaScript
16 7 (14.29%) HTML
16 7 (14.29%) CSS
16 7 (14.29%) SSL

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

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Linux Support 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 in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (40.82%) Apache
2 17 (34.69%) Tomcat
3 13 (26.53%) JBoss
4 6 (12.24%) CMS
4 6 (12.24%) Drupal
4 6 (12.24%) Alfresco
4 6 (12.24%) WordPress
5 2 (4.08%) nginx
6 1 (2.04%) Apache Solr
6 1 (2.04%) Confluence
6 1 (2.04%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.04%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (10.20%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.04%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.04%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (2.04%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (2.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (26.53%) TCP/IP
2 9 (18.37%) DNS
3 7 (14.29%) SSL
4 6 (12.24%) VPN
5 4 (8.16%) FTP
5 4 (8.16%) SAN
6 3 (6.12%) Firewall
7 2 (4.08%) DHCP
7 2 (4.08%) HTTP
7 2 (4.08%) VoIP
8 1 (2.04%) WAN
8 1 (2.04%) LDAP
8 1 (2.04%) LAN
8 1 (2.04%) BIG-IP
8 1 (2.04%) VLAN
8 1 (2.04%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.20%) MySQL
3 2 (4.08%) Informix
4 1 (2.04%) Redis
4 1 (2.04%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.08%) Subversion
3 1 (2.04%) JIRA
3 1 (2.04%) Gerrit
3 1 (2.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (4.08%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.29%) HTML
1 7 (14.29%) CSS
1 7 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (4.08%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (4.08%) Software Packaging
2 2 (4.08%) LAMP
2 2 (4.08%) .NET
3 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (32.65%) Clustering
2 9 (18.37%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.12%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.08%) Fixed Income
4 2 (4.08%) Eurex
5 1 (2.04%) Wiki
5 1 (2.04%) Equities
5 1 (2.04%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 49 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (46.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 20 (40.82%) Ubuntu
4 17 (34.69%) UNIX
5 15 (30.61%) Windows
5 15 (30.61%) CentOS
6 5 (10.20%) SUSE
6 5 (10.20%) Debian
7 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (6.12%) Solaris
8 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (4.08%) Fedora
8 2 (4.08%) Windows 7
8 2 (4.08%) Windows 8
8 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (2.04%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.61%) Load Balancing
2 13 (26.53%) Network Design
3 11 (22.45%) Migration
4 1 (2.04%) Information Security
4 1 (2.04%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.04%) Electronic Trading
4 1 (2.04%) Server Hardening
4 1 (2.04%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (30.61%) Bash Shell
2 14 (28.57%) Python
2 14 (28.57%) Perl
3 13 (26.53%) Ruby
4 11 (22.45%) Korn
5 8 (16.33%) JavaScript
6 6 (12.24%) C++
6 6 (12.24%) Java
7 4 (8.16%) PHP
7 4 (8.16%) Shell Script
8 2 (4.08%) Tcl
8 2 (4.08%) SQL
9 1 (2.04%) VBScript
9 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.04%) C
9 1 (2.04%) C#
9 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (20.41%) Degree
2 4 (8.16%) SC Cleared
2 4 (8.16%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.08%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) HND
4 1 (2.04%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.16%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.16%) KVM
3 1 (2.04%) NFS
3 1 (2.04%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.04%) Squid
3 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.04%) qmail
Systems Management
1 19 (38.78%) Nagios
2 7 (14.29%) Plesk
2 7 (14.29%) cPanel
3 2 (4.08%) logstash
3 2 (4.08%) Puppet
3 2 (4.08%) SCCM
4 1 (2.04%) ZABBIX
4 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.04%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.04%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.04%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (2.04%) Webmin
4 1 (2.04%) vMotion
Vendors
1 32 (65.31%) Red Hat
2 22 (44.90%) VMware
3 16 (32.65%) Oracle
4 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
5 5 (10.20%) HP
6 2 (4.08%) Patsystems
6 2 (4.08%) GL TRADE
6 2 (4.08%) Symantec
6 2 (4.08%) NYFIX
6 2 (4.08%) Fidessa
7 1 (2.04%) EasyScreen
7 1 (2.04%) Sophos
7 1 (2.04%) Websense
7 1 (2.04%) EccoWare
7 1 (2.04%) Veeam
7 1 (2.04%) EMC
7 1 (2.04%) Intel
7 1 (2.04%) NetApp
7 1 (2.04%) Sun
7 1 (2.04%) Reuters
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