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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Support
Rank 383 380 395
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 53 41 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.26% 0.20% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.21% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 46 30 36
Average salary £42,000 £48,250 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.95% +33.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £30,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -1.31%
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
19758 19598 20408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.27% 94.69% 95.09%
Number of salaries quoted 16144 15491 17340
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 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +17 31 £45,000 +28.57%
Surrey -21 11 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Hampshire - 10 £22,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 4 £32,000 - 1
West Sussex -4 1 £37,500 -6.25%
Linux Support
England

Linux Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 83 (100.00%) Linux
2 39 (46.99%) MySQL
3 34 (40.96%) VMware
4 30 (36.14%) Apache
4 30 (36.14%) Red Hat
5 25 (30.12%) SQL Server
6 23 (27.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 22 (26.51%) SQL
7 22 (26.51%) Windows
8 18 (21.69%) Nagios
9 16 (19.28%) SSL
10 15 (18.07%) SUSE
10 15 (18.07%) Incident Management
10 15 (18.07%) Clustering
10 15 (18.07%) VMware Infrastructure
10 15 (18.07%) Plesk
10 15 (18.07%) cPanel
11 14 (16.87%) nginx
11 14 (16.87%) Ubuntu
11 14 (16.87%) IIS
12 13 (15.66%) UNIX
12 13 (15.66%) MS Excel
12 13 (15.66%) DNS
12 13 (15.66%) Firewall
12 13 (15.66%) Webmin
12 13 (15.66%) KVM
13 12 (14.46%) CentOS
14 11 (13.25%) Amazon EC2
14 11 (13.25%) Amazon S3
14 11 (13.25%) Amazon AWS

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 30 (36.14%) Apache
2 14 (16.87%) IIS
2 14 (16.87%) nginx
3 9 (10.84%) Tomcat
4 5 (6.02%) JBoss
5 2 (2.41%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.20%) Confluence
6 1 (1.20%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.20%) Drupal
6 1 (1.20%) Alfresco
6 1 (1.20%) WordPress
6 1 (1.20%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (15.66%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.25%) Amazon EC2
1 11 (13.25%) Amazon S3
1 11 (13.25%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (13.25%) Amazon SQS
1 11 (13.25%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 16 (19.28%) SSL
2 13 (15.66%) DNS
2 13 (15.66%) Firewall
3 11 (13.25%) SAN
3 11 (13.25%) OpenVPN
4 8 (9.64%) TCP/IP
5 5 (6.02%) HTTP
6 3 (3.61%) SNMP
6 3 (3.61%) DHCP
6 3 (3.61%) Ethereal
6 3 (3.61%) Wireshark
6 3 (3.61%) tcpdump
7 2 (2.41%) VLAN
7 2 (2.41%) SMTP
7 2 (2.41%) FTP
8 1 (1.20%) LAN
8 1 (1.20%) WAN
8 1 (1.20%) VPN
8 1 (1.20%) Telnet
8 1 (1.20%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (46.99%) MySQL
2 25 (30.12%) SQL Server
3 11 (13.25%) Redis
3 11 (13.25%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (4.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (4.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.20%) Informix
5 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.20%) JIRA
1 1 (1.20%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.20%) Gerrit
General
1 7 (8.43%) Games
2 5 (6.02%) Finance
3 4 (4.82%) Banking
3 4 (4.82%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.61%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.25%) Web Services
2 3 (3.61%) .NET
3 2 (2.41%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.20%) COM
4 1 (1.20%) Middleware
4 1 (1.20%) Java EE
4 1 (1.20%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.07%) Clustering
2 6 (7.23%) Management Information System
2 6 (7.23%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.82%) User Experience
3 4 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.82%) Replication
4 1 (1.20%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.20%) BBC
4 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.20%) CMDB
4 1 (1.20%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 83 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (27.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 22 (26.51%) Windows
4 15 (18.07%) SUSE
5 14 (16.87%) Ubuntu
6 13 (15.66%) UNIX
7 12 (14.46%) CentOS
8 11 (13.25%) Amazon Linux
9 10 (12.05%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (8.43%) Debian
11 6 (7.23%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (7.23%) Android
11 6 (7.23%) Apple iOS
11 6 (7.23%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (4.82%) Mac OS
13 3 (3.61%) Solaris
14 2 (2.41%) AIX
14 2 (2.41%) HPUX
15 1 (1.20%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.07%) Incident Management
2 9 (10.84%) Load Balancing
3 6 (7.23%) Migration
4 4 (4.82%) Project Management
4 4 (4.82%) Service Management
4 4 (4.82%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (4.82%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (3.61%) Network Design
5 3 (3.61%) Database Tuning
5 3 (3.61%) Workflow
6 2 (2.41%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (2.41%) Problem Management
6 2 (2.41%) ITIL
7 1 (1.20%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (1.20%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 22 (26.51%) SQL
2 9 (10.84%) PHP
3 7 (8.43%) Perl
4 6 (7.23%) Python
5 2 (2.41%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.41%) VBScript
5 2 (2.41%) Java
6 1 (1.20%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.20%) C#
6 1 (1.20%) C++
6 1 (1.20%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.20%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.20%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 9 (10.84%) Degree
1 9 (10.84%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.43%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.02%) RHCE
4 4 (4.82%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.61%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (2.41%) MCP
7 1 (1.20%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.41%) SLA
1 2 (2.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (18.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (15.66%) KVM
3 8 (9.64%) Active Directory
4 6 (7.23%) VMware ESX
4 6 (7.23%) vSphere
5 3 (3.61%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.41%) Firmware
6 2 (2.41%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.20%) NFS
7 1 (1.20%) Postfix
7 1 (1.20%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 18 (21.69%) Nagios
2 15 (18.07%) Plesk
2 15 (18.07%) cPanel
3 13 (15.66%) Webmin
4 11 (13.25%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (13.25%) logstash
5 6 (7.23%) Red Hat Satellite
6 4 (4.82%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (2.41%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (2.41%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.20%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 34 (40.96%) VMware
2 30 (36.14%) Red Hat
3 11 (13.25%) Oracle
4 10 (12.05%) HP
5 9 (10.84%) Microsoft
6 6 (7.23%) Cisco
6 6 (7.23%) EMC
7 3 (3.61%) Symantec
7 3 (3.61%) Websense
7 3 (3.61%) Clearswift
7 3 (3.61%) Blue Coat
7 3 (3.61%) WatchGuard
7 3 (3.61%) SonicWALL
7 3 (3.61%) F5
8 1 (1.20%) Veeam
8 1 (1.20%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.20%) Patsystems
8 1 (1.20%) GL TRADE
8 1 (1.20%) EccoWare
8 1 (1.20%) Reuters
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