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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Support
Rank 388 347 364
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 60 118 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.31% 0.57% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.58% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 55 103 69
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,000 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,800 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
18561 20260 19832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.45% 97.05% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 15896 16537 15701
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £61,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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 -45 24 £40,000 -4.76% 6
Buckinghamshire +3 11 £42,500 +32.81%
Hampshire +13 9 £33,500 -8.84% 1
Surrey -17 9 £55,000 +10.00% 3
West Sussex +1 7 £47,500 +26.66% 1
East Sussex - 2 £25,250 - 1
Kent - 1 - -
Linux Support
England

Linux Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 135 (100.00%) Linux
2 56 (41.48%) Windows
3 53 (39.26%) Unix
4 43 (31.85%) Ubuntu
5 40 (29.63%) Red Hat
6 39 (28.89%) Perl
7 37 (27.41%) Python
8 35 (25.93%) Bash Shell
8 35 (25.93%) CentOS
9 33 (24.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 29 (21.48%) SQL
10 29 (21.48%) TCP/IP
11 23 (17.04%) Windows Server
12 22 (16.30%) Oracle
12 22 (16.30%) JavaScript
12 22 (16.30%) HTML
12 22 (16.30%) Ruby
13 21 (15.56%) Debian
14 20 (14.81%) VMware
14 20 (14.81%) CSS
15 19 (14.07%) Ruby on Rails
15 19 (14.07%) Korn
16 18 (13.33%) MySQL
17 17 (12.59%) Active Directory
17 17 (12.59%) Shell Script
18 16 (11.85%) VPN
18 16 (11.85%) Cisco
19 15 (11.11%) Java
20 13 (9.63%) DNS
21 12 (8.89%) ITSM

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 10 (7.41%) Apache
2 5 (3.70%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.96%) JBoss
3 4 (2.96%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.22%) CMS
5 2 (1.48%) Alfresco
5 2 (1.48%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.48%) Drupal
5 2 (1.48%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (1.48%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.48%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.48%) WordPress
6 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.74%) IIS
6 1 (0.74%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (8.89%) MS Office
2 3 (2.22%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.74%) GNU Octave
3 1 (0.74%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.22%) SaaS
2 2 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.74%) IaaS
3 1 (0.74%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (21.48%) TCP/IP
2 16 (11.85%) VPN
3 13 (9.63%) DNS
4 8 (5.93%) WAN
5 7 (5.19%) LAN
6 6 (4.44%) Firewall
7 4 (2.96%) HTTP
8 3 (2.22%) Internet
8 3 (2.22%) NAS
9 2 (1.48%) GSM
9 2 (1.48%) LDAP
9 2 (1.48%) LTE
9 2 (1.48%) Network Security
9 2 (1.48%) SAN
9 2 (1.48%) SNMP
9 2 (1.48%) SSH
9 2 (1.48%) SSL
9 2 (1.48%) UMTS
9 2 (1.48%) VoIP
9 2 (1.48%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (13.33%) MySQL
2 9 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
2 9 (6.67%) MongoDB
3 5 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (2.96%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.22%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.22%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.48%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.74%) Big Data
7 1 (0.74%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.74%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (2.96%) JIRA
2 3 (2.22%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.48%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.74%) GCC
4 1 (0.74%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.74%) Mercurial
General
1 9 (6.67%) Electronics
2 8 (5.93%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.19%) Games
4 3 (2.22%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.48%) Finance
5 2 (1.48%) Marketing
6 1 (0.74%) Japanese Language
6 1 (0.74%) Legal
6 1 (0.74%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (16.30%) HTML
2 20 (14.81%) CSS
3 19 (14.07%) Ruby on Rails
4 5 (3.70%) J2EE
5 4 (2.96%) EDI
6 3 (2.22%) Spring
7 2 (1.48%) .NET
7 2 (1.48%) LAMP
7 2 (1.48%) Web Services
7 2 (1.48%) XML
8 1 (0.74%) OpenCV
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (3.70%) Management Information System
2 4 (2.96%) Computer Science
2 4 (2.96%) Replication
3 1 (0.74%) CUDA
3 1 (0.74%) Digital Media
3 1 (0.74%) Fat Client
3 1 (0.74%) Grid Computing
3 1 (0.74%) iPad
3 1 (0.74%) PKI
3 1 (0.74%) Thin Client
3 1 (0.74%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 135 (100.00%) Linux
2 56 (41.48%) Windows
3 53 (39.26%) Unix
4 43 (31.85%) Ubuntu
5 35 (25.93%) CentOS
6 33 (24.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 23 (17.04%) Windows Server
8 21 (15.56%) Debian
9 7 (5.19%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (4.44%) Windows 7
10 6 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (3.70%) Oracle Linux
12 4 (2.96%) Solaris
13 3 (2.22%) Android
13 3 (2.22%) Apple iOS
14 2 (1.48%) AIX
14 2 (1.48%) Kali Linux
15 1 (0.74%) Fedora
15 1 (0.74%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (8.89%) Incident Management
1 12 (8.89%) ITSM
2 9 (6.67%) Load Balancing
3 8 (5.93%) CRM
3 8 (5.93%) ITIL
4 6 (4.44%) DevOps
5 5 (3.70%) E-Commerce
6 4 (2.96%) ERP
6 4 (2.96%) Service Delivery
7 3 (2.22%) Change Management
7 3 (2.22%) Coaching
7 3 (2.22%) Information Management
7 3 (2.22%) Line Management
7 3 (2.22%) Mentoring
7 3 (2.22%) Resource Management
7 3 (2.22%) Time Management
7 3 (2.22%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (1.48%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (1.48%) SDLC
8 2 (1.48%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 39 (28.89%) Perl
2 37 (27.41%) Python
3 35 (25.93%) Bash Shell
4 29 (21.48%) SQL
5 22 (16.30%) JavaScript
5 22 (16.30%) Ruby
6 19 (14.07%) Korn
7 17 (12.59%) Shell Script
8 15 (11.11%) Java
9 5 (3.70%) C++
9 5 (3.70%) PL/SQL
10 4 (2.96%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.22%) C#
12 2 (1.48%) C
13 1 (0.74%) AWK
13 1 (0.74%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.74%) R
13 1 (0.74%) sed
13 1 (0.74%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (7.41%) Degree
2 4 (2.96%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.22%) CCNA
3 3 (2.22%) CEH
3 3 (2.22%) CISSP
3 3 (2.22%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.22%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.74%) MCP
4 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.67%) SLA
2 2 (1.48%) QA
3 1 (0.74%) RMADS
System Software
1 17 (12.59%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (2.22%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.48%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.74%) Firmware
5 1 (0.74%) KVM
5 1 (0.74%) vSphere
5 1 (0.74%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (4.44%) Puppet
2 4 (2.96%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.48%) cPanel
3 2 (1.48%) Nagios
3 2 (1.48%) OpenAM
3 2 (1.48%) Opsview
3 2 (1.48%) Plesk
4 1 (0.74%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 40 (29.63%) Red Hat
2 22 (16.30%) Oracle
3 20 (14.81%) VMware
4 16 (11.85%) Cisco
5 10 (7.41%) Microsoft
6 9 (6.67%) Juniper
7 5 (3.70%) Sun
8 2 (1.48%) HP
8 2 (1.48%) SAP
9 1 (0.74%) Concur
9 1 (0.74%) Intel
9 1 (0.74%) Kaspersky
9 1 (0.74%) NetApp
9 1 (0.74%) Tripwire
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