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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Support
Rank 416 418 388
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 22 35 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.17% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 21 31 37
Average salary £42,500 £30,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% +13.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,100 £24,000 £18,400
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £34,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+15.94% -
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
19717 21123 20195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.62% 94.88% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 16358 16603 16647
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 £60,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 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 28 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 +15 11 £40,000 +66.66% 1
Berkshire +1 4 £52,500 +90.90%
Oxfordshire +5 3 £35,000 +7.69%
Surrey +1 3 £41,250 -2.94%
East Sussex +12 2 £40,000 +33.33%
West Sussex - 1 £45,000 -
Linux Support
England

Linux Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 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 28 (57.14%) Red Hat
3 22 (44.90%) Ubuntu
4 20 (40.82%) VMware
4 20 (40.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (40.82%) UNIX
5 18 (36.73%) Apache
5 18 (36.73%) Bash Shell
6 17 (34.69%) Ruby
6 17 (34.69%) Nagios
7 16 (32.65%) Python
7 16 (32.65%) Perl
8 15 (30.61%) Tomcat
8 15 (30.61%) Korn
9 14 (28.57%) CentOS
9 14 (28.57%) Oracle
10 13 (26.53%) Windows
10 13 (26.53%) Clustering
10 13 (26.53%) Load Balancing
11 12 (24.49%) Network Design
11 12 (24.49%) JBoss
11 12 (24.49%) TCP/IP
12 11 (22.45%) CSS
12 11 (22.45%) JavaScript
12 11 (22.45%) HTML
12 11 (22.45%) Ruby on Rails
13 10 (20.41%) Degree
13 10 (20.41%) Migration
14 8 (16.33%) DNS
14 8 (16.33%) Data Centre

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 18 (36.73%) Apache
2 15 (30.61%) Tomcat
3 12 (24.49%) 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
5 2 (4.08%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.04%) IIS
6 1 (2.04%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) 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 12 (24.49%) TCP/IP
2 8 (16.33%) DNS
3 7 (14.29%) SSL
4 6 (12.24%) VPN
5 4 (8.16%) FTP
6 3 (6.12%) Firewall
7 2 (4.08%) SAN
7 2 (4.08%) VoIP
8 1 (2.04%) DHCP
8 1 (2.04%) LDAP
8 1 (2.04%) GSM
8 1 (2.04%) UMTS
8 1 (2.04%) HTTP
8 1 (2.04%) Wireless
8 1 (2.04%) BIG-IP
8 1 (2.04%) LTE
8 1 (2.04%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) MySQL
2 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.04%) Informix
3 1 (2.04%) Redis
3 1 (2.04%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Subversion
1 2 (4.08%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.04%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.45%) HTML
1 11 (22.45%) CSS
1 11 (22.45%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (4.08%) LAMP
2 2 (4.08%) Software Packaging
3 1 (2.04%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (2.04%) Web Services
3 1 (2.04%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.53%) Clustering
2 8 (16.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.04%) Eurex
4 1 (2.04%) Equities
4 1 (2.04%) Derivative
4 1 (2.04%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 49 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (44.90%) Ubuntu
3 20 (40.82%) UNIX
3 20 (40.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (28.57%) CentOS
5 13 (26.53%) Windows
6 4 (8.16%) Debian
7 3 (6.12%) Solaris
7 3 (6.12%) SUSE
8 2 (4.08%) Windows 7
8 2 (4.08%) Windows 8
8 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (2.04%) Fedora
9 1 (2.04%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.53%) Load Balancing
2 12 (24.49%) Network Design
3 10 (20.41%) Migration
4 1 (2.04%) Information Security
4 1 (2.04%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.04%) Performance Management
4 1 (2.04%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 18 (36.73%) Bash Shell
2 17 (34.69%) Ruby
3 16 (32.65%) Perl
3 16 (32.65%) Python
4 15 (30.61%) Korn
5 11 (22.45%) JavaScript
6 5 (10.20%) C++
6 5 (10.20%) Java
7 4 (8.16%) PHP
7 4 (8.16%) Shell Script
8 2 (4.08%) SQL
9 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.04%) Tcl
9 1 (2.04%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (20.41%) Degree
2 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) HND
3 1 (2.04%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.12%) KVM
3 2 (4.08%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.04%) Squid
4 1 (2.04%) qmail
Systems Management
1 17 (34.69%) Nagios
2 7 (14.29%) Plesk
2 7 (14.29%) cPanel
3 2 (4.08%) Puppet
3 2 (4.08%) SCCM
3 2 (4.08%) logstash
4 1 (2.04%) ZABBIX
4 1 (2.04%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.04%) Webmin
Vendors
1 28 (57.14%) Red Hat
2 20 (40.82%) VMware
3 14 (28.57%) Oracle
4 5 (10.20%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.08%) HP
6 1 (2.04%) Intel
6 1 (2.04%) Patsystems
6 1 (2.04%) GL TRADE
6 1 (2.04%) Sun
6 1 (2.04%) Fidessa
6 1 (2.04%) NYFIX
6 1 (2.04%) Symantec
6 1 (2.04%) Sophos
6 1 (2.04%) Websense
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