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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Support
Rank 399 411 407
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 44 31 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.15% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.16% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 42 30 33
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,300 £18,500 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £40,250 £43,300
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £37,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-9.45% +13.84%
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
20683 19896 21320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.62% 95.00% 95.50%
Number of salaries quoted 16224 16447 18215
Average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 2 October 2014.

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 2 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 +2 15 £30,000 -20.00%
East Sussex -12 10 £28,750 -4.95%
Surrey -18 10 £32,500 -18.75%
Hampshire -6 4 £28,358 +13.43% 3
Kent - 2 £20,000 - 1
West Sussex -15 1 £35,000 +89.18%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £42,500 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £32,500 -
Linux Support
England

Linux Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 85 (100.00%) Linux
2 37 (43.53%) Red Hat
3 35 (41.18%) Windows
4 29 (34.12%) MySQL
5 27 (31.76%) VMware
6 25 (29.41%) TCP/IP
7 24 (28.24%) Apache
8 21 (24.71%) Ubuntu
9 19 (22.35%) DNS
9 19 (22.35%) VMware Infrastructure
10 16 (18.82%) Cisco
11 15 (17.65%) Python
12 14 (16.47%) Perl
12 14 (16.47%) CentOS
13 13 (15.29%) Java
14 12 (14.12%) PHP
14 12 (14.12%) Ruby
14 12 (14.12%) Firewall
14 12 (14.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 11 (12.94%) Plesk
15 11 (12.94%) SUSE
15 11 (12.94%) Tomcat
16 10 (11.76%) SNMP
16 10 (11.76%) Debian
16 10 (11.76%) LAMP
17 9 (10.59%) SLA
17 9 (10.59%) Nagios
17 9 (10.59%) Oracle
17 9 (10.59%) KVM
17 9 (10.59%) Windows Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 24 (28.24%) Apache
2 11 (12.94%) Tomcat
3 7 (8.24%) IIS
4 6 (7.06%) nginx
5 4 (4.71%) Drupal
5 4 (4.71%) Alfresco
5 4 (4.71%) WordPress
6 2 (2.35%) Node.js
7 1 (1.18%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.18%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (9.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.24%) SaaS
2 6 (7.06%) PaaS
3 5 (5.88%) IaaS
4 1 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.18%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 25 (29.41%) TCP/IP
2 19 (22.35%) DNS
3 12 (14.12%) Firewall
4 10 (11.76%) SNMP
5 8 (9.41%) VoIP
6 7 (8.24%) SSL
7 6 (7.06%) VPN
8 5 (5.88%) PBX
8 5 (5.88%) DHCP
8 5 (5.88%) FTP
9 4 (4.71%) SAN
9 4 (4.71%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (3.53%) VLAN
11 2 (2.35%) Ethereal
11 2 (2.35%) Cisco PIX
11 2 (2.35%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (2.35%) Wireshark
11 2 (2.35%) tcpdump
11 2 (2.35%) Internet
11 2 (2.35%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (34.12%) MySQL
2 7 (8.24%) SQL Server
3 6 (7.06%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.18%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (1.18%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.18%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 5 (5.88%) Subversion
1 5 (5.88%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (7.06%) Finance
1 6 (7.06%) Retail
2 4 (4.71%) Banking
3 2 (2.35%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.18%) Advertising
4 1 (1.18%) Automotive
4 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.18%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.76%) LAMP
2 6 (7.06%) HTML
2 6 (7.06%) CSS
3 3 (3.53%) SOAP
4 1 (1.18%) COM
4 1 (1.18%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.88%) Open Source
2 2 (2.35%) Clustering
2 2 (2.35%) Mathematics
2 2 (2.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.18%) CMDB
3 1 (1.18%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.18%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 85 (100.00%) Linux
2 35 (41.18%) Windows
3 21 (24.71%) Ubuntu
4 14 (16.47%) CentOS
5 12 (14.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (12.94%) SUSE
7 10 (11.76%) Debian
8 9 (10.59%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (8.24%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (7.06%) Fedora
10 6 (7.06%) VMS
11 4 (4.71%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (3.53%) Windows 7
12 3 (3.53%) UNIX
13 2 (2.35%) Mac OS
14 1 (1.18%) Solaris
14 1 (1.18%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (4.71%) DevOps
1 4 (4.71%) Mentoring
2 3 (3.53%) ITIL
2 3 (3.53%) E-Commerce
2 3 (3.53%) Load Balancing
3 2 (2.35%) Service Delivery
3 2 (2.35%) Time Management
3 2 (2.35%) Network Management
4 1 (1.18%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (1.18%) Product Management
4 1 (1.18%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (1.18%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (1.18%) Change Management
4 1 (1.18%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (1.18%) Identity Management
4 1 (1.18%) Migration
4 1 (1.18%) Incident Management
4 1 (1.18%) Problem Management
4 1 (1.18%) Release Management
4 1 (1.18%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.65%) Python
2 14 (16.47%) Perl
3 13 (15.29%) Java
4 12 (14.12%) PHP
4 12 (14.12%) Ruby
5 8 (9.41%) Bash Shell
6 6 (7.06%) JavaScript
6 6 (7.06%) Shell Script
7 5 (5.88%) C
8 3 (3.53%) SQL
9 1 (1.18%) VBScript
9 1 (1.18%) AWK
9 1 (1.18%) Lua
Qualifications
1 6 (7.06%) Degree
2 2 (2.35%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.35%) DV Cleared
2 2 (2.35%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.35%) RHCE
3 1 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.59%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (22.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (10.59%) KVM
3 6 (7.06%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.35%) NFS
5 1 (1.18%) Firmware
5 1 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (12.94%) Plesk
2 9 (10.59%) Nagios
3 8 (9.41%) Puppet
3 8 (9.41%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (8.24%) Zenoss
4 7 (8.24%) Vagrant
5 5 (5.88%) ZABBIX
6 4 (4.71%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (2.35%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (2.35%) Salt
8 1 (1.18%) Opsview
8 1 (1.18%) Icinga
8 1 (1.18%) Netcool
8 1 (1.18%) EMC Navisphere
8 1 (1.18%) Cacti
Vendors
1 37 (43.53%) Red Hat
2 27 (31.76%) VMware
3 16 (18.82%) Cisco
4 9 (10.59%) Oracle
5 4 (4.71%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.53%) HP
6 3 (3.53%) EMC
7 2 (2.35%) Websense
7 2 (2.35%) Clearswift
7 2 (2.35%) F5
7 2 (2.35%) WatchGuard
7 2 (2.35%) SonicWALL
7 2 (2.35%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.18%) Brocade
8 1 (1.18%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.18%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.18%) Sun
8 1 (1.18%) Intel
8 1 (1.18%) Juniper
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