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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Support
Rank 422 411 413
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 27 44 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.19% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.20% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 23 31 33
Average salary £42,500 £30,000 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,000 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,525 £34,500 £35,750
% change year-on-year
+8.76% -3.49%
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
20179 22291 21737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.89% 94.84% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 16172 17876 17969
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 £63,500 £60,000 £60,000
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 1 May 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 1 May 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 -3 13 £32,500 +12.06% 2
Surrey +14 12 £50,000 +42.85%
Oxfordshire +12 1 £28,500 -46.22%
Hampshire -6 1 £42,500 +6.91%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £32,000 -
Linux Support
England

Linux Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 76 (100.00%) Linux
2 36 (47.37%) MySQL
3 35 (46.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 34 (44.74%) Red Hat
4 34 (44.74%) VMware
5 31 (40.79%) Apache
6 29 (38.16%) Nagios
7 26 (34.21%) SQL Server
8 23 (30.26%) SQL
8 23 (30.26%) Clustering
9 20 (26.32%) Oracle
10 19 (25.00%) Windows
11 17 (22.37%) UNIX
11 17 (22.37%) SSL
12 16 (21.05%) Tomcat
12 16 (21.05%) Incident Management
12 16 (21.05%) Load Balancing
12 16 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
12 16 (21.05%) Plesk
12 16 (21.05%) cPanel
13 14 (18.42%) KVM
13 14 (18.42%) Ubuntu
13 14 (18.42%) MS Excel
14 13 (17.11%) DNS
14 13 (17.11%) nginx
14 13 (17.11%) CentOS
15 12 (15.79%) Amazon EC2
15 12 (15.79%) Amazon S3
15 12 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
15 12 (15.79%) OpenVPN

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 31 (40.79%) Apache
2 16 (21.05%) Tomcat
3 13 (17.11%) nginx
4 12 (15.79%) IIS
5 11 (14.47%) JBoss
6 4 (5.26%) CMS
6 4 (5.26%) WordPress
6 4 (5.26%) Drupal
6 4 (5.26%) Alfresco
7 2 (2.63%) Apache Solr
8 1 (1.32%) Confluence
8 1 (1.32%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (18.42%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.79%) Amazon EC2
1 12 (15.79%) Amazon S3
1 12 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (15.79%) Amazon SQS
1 12 (15.79%) Amazon ELB
1 12 (15.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (22.37%) SSL
2 13 (17.11%) DNS
3 12 (15.79%) OpenVPN
3 12 (15.79%) Firewall
4 11 (14.47%) TCP/IP
5 9 (11.84%) SAN
6 5 (6.58%) FTP
7 4 (5.26%) HTTP
7 4 (5.26%) VPN
8 3 (3.95%) DHCP
9 1 (1.32%) tcpdump
9 1 (1.32%) Telnet
9 1 (1.32%) SNMP
9 1 (1.32%) LAN
9 1 (1.32%) WAN
9 1 (1.32%) SMTP
9 1 (1.32%) SSH
9 1 (1.32%) Wireshark
9 1 (1.32%) VLAN
9 1 (1.32%) Ethereal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (47.37%) MySQL
2 26 (34.21%) SQL Server
3 12 (15.79%) Redis
3 12 (15.79%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.95%) Informix
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.63%) Subversion
3 1 (1.32%) Gerrit
3 1 (1.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.32%) JIRA
General
1 7 (9.21%) Games
2 4 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.95%) Finance
4 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.79%) Web Services
2 5 (6.58%) .NET
3 3 (3.95%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (2.63%) Software Packaging
4 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.32%) Middleware
5 1 (1.32%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 23 (30.26%) Clustering
2 6 (7.89%) Management Information System
2 6 (7.89%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.26%) Replication
3 4 (5.26%) User Experience
3 4 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.95%) Eurex
4 3 (3.95%) Fixed Income
4 3 (3.95%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.32%) Equities
5 1 (1.32%) BBC
5 1 (1.32%) Wiki
5 1 (1.32%) CMDB
5 1 (1.32%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 76 (100.00%) Linux
2 35 (46.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (25.00%) Windows
4 17 (22.37%) UNIX
5 14 (18.42%) Ubuntu
6 13 (17.11%) CentOS
7 12 (15.79%) Amazon Linux
8 6 (7.89%) SUSE
8 6 (7.89%) Android
8 6 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (7.89%) Apple iOS
9 5 (6.58%) Solaris
9 5 (6.58%) Debian
10 3 (3.95%) Fedora
11 2 (2.63%) AIX
11 2 (2.63%) HPUX
11 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (2.63%) Windows 8
11 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (2.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.05%) Incident Management
1 16 (21.05%) Load Balancing
2 11 (14.47%) Migration
3 10 (13.16%) Network Design
4 4 (5.26%) Service Management
4 4 (5.26%) Project Management
4 4 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (3.95%) Database Tuning
5 3 (3.95%) Workflow
6 2 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (2.63%) ITIL
6 2 (2.63%) Problem Management
6 2 (2.63%) Electronic Trading
7 1 (1.32%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 23 (30.26%) SQL
2 10 (13.16%) Python
2 10 (13.16%) Perl
3 7 (9.21%) PHP
4 5 (6.58%) Java
4 5 (6.58%) Shell Script
5 4 (5.26%) C++
5 4 (5.26%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.95%) Tcl
6 3 (3.95%) Ruby
7 2 (2.63%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.63%) C#
7 2 (2.63%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.32%) VBScript
8 1 (1.32%) C
8 1 (1.32%) Korn
Qualifications
1 11 (14.47%) Security Cleared
2 10 (13.16%) Degree
3 9 (11.84%) SC Cleared
4 5 (6.58%) RHCE
5 4 (5.26%) CTC Cleared
5 4 (5.26%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.63%) MCP
7 1 (1.32%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.89%) SLA
2 2 (2.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (18.42%) KVM
3 9 (11.84%) Active Directory
4 6 (7.89%) VMware ESX
4 6 (7.89%) vSphere
5 3 (3.95%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.63%) Firmware
7 1 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.32%) Postfix
7 1 (1.32%) Sendmail
7 1 (1.32%) NFS
Systems Management
1 29 (38.16%) Nagios
2 16 (21.05%) Plesk
2 16 (21.05%) cPanel
3 12 (15.79%) logstash
3 12 (15.79%) Webmin
3 12 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (5.26%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (3.95%) NetBackup
6 2 (2.63%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (2.63%) SCCM
6 2 (2.63%) Puppet
7 1 (1.32%) vMotion
7 1 (1.32%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 34 (44.74%) Red Hat
1 34 (44.74%) VMware
2 20 (26.32%) Oracle
3 12 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 11 (14.47%) HP
5 6 (7.89%) EMC
6 4 (5.26%) Symantec
7 3 (3.95%) NYFIX
7 3 (3.95%) Fidessa
7 3 (3.95%) Patsystems
7 3 (3.95%) GL TRADE
8 2 (2.63%) Cisco
8 2 (2.63%) Reuters
8 2 (2.63%) Bloomberg
8 2 (2.63%) EasyScreen
8 2 (2.63%) EccoWare
9 1 (1.32%) F5
9 1 (1.32%) WatchGuard
9 1 (1.32%) SonicWALL
9 1 (1.32%) Veeam
Maidenhead, Berkshire
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + excellent benefits
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