The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Support
Rank 403 409 418
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 40 34 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.15% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.16% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 36 32 21
Average salary £31,250 £26,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.92% -33.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £19,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £57,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,750 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-0.71% -
Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21473 20949 22153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.84% 95.00% 95.60%
Number of salaries quoted 17169 17278 18929
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Linux Support
England

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Surrey -11 11 £40,000 +50.94% 2
Berkshire +1 9 £27,500 -23.61% 3
East Sussex -14 9 £25,000 +38.88% 1
Oxfordshire 0 6 £29,000 +20.83% 1
Hampshire +3 2 £24,000 -4.00%
Buckinghamshire - 2 £42,500 -
West Sussex -6 1 £45,000 +143.24%
Linux Support
England

Linux Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 82 (100.00%) Linux
2 37 (45.12%) Windows
2 37 (45.12%) Red Hat
3 22 (26.83%) TCP/IP
3 22 (26.83%) MySQL
4 19 (23.17%) Ubuntu
5 18 (21.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (21.95%) VMware
6 17 (20.73%) Perl
7 16 (19.51%) Python
8 15 (18.29%) Apache
8 15 (18.29%) Oracle
9 14 (17.07%) CentOS
10 13 (15.85%) Bash Shell
10 13 (15.85%) Ruby
10 13 (15.85%) DNS
10 13 (15.85%) SLA
11 12 (14.63%) Firewall
11 12 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
12 11 (13.41%) Tomcat
12 11 (13.41%) FTP
13 10 (12.20%) Java
13 10 (12.20%) UNIX
13 10 (12.20%) Cisco
13 10 (12.20%) SNMP
13 10 (12.20%) Nagios
13 10 (12.20%) LAMP
13 10 (12.20%) Opscode Chef
13 10 (12.20%) Puppet
14 9 (10.98%) VPN

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 15 (18.29%) Apache
2 11 (13.41%) Tomcat
3 6 (7.32%) WordPress
4 5 (6.10%) Drupal
4 5 (6.10%) Alfresco
5 4 (4.88%) CMS
5 4 (4.88%) IIS
6 2 (2.44%) Node.js
6 2 (2.44%) nginx
7 1 (1.22%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 8 (9.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.76%) SaaS
2 7 (8.54%) PaaS
3 5 (6.10%) IaaS
4 2 (2.44%) Route 53
4 2 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.22%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 22 (26.83%) TCP/IP
2 13 (15.85%) DNS
3 12 (14.63%) Firewall
4 11 (13.41%) FTP
5 10 (12.20%) SNMP
6 9 (10.98%) VPN
7 8 (9.76%) Internet
8 7 (8.54%) SAN
8 7 (8.54%) HTTP
8 7 (8.54%) VoIP
9 6 (7.32%) SSL
10 4 (4.88%) PBX
10 4 (4.88%) SMTP
10 4 (4.88%) NAS
10 4 (4.88%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (4.88%) iSCSI
11 3 (3.66%) DHCP
12 2 (2.44%) Ethernet
12 2 (2.44%) LAN
12 2 (2.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (26.83%) MySQL
2 6 (7.32%) Oracle Database
2 6 (7.32%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.10%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.88%) InterSystems Cache
5 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.44%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.22%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (6.10%) Subversion
1 5 (6.10%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (8.54%) Retail
2 4 (4.88%) Finance
3 2 (2.44%) Automotive
3 2 (2.44%) Back Office
3 2 (2.44%) Marketing
3 2 (2.44%) Advertising
4 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.20%) LAMP
2 3 (3.66%) HTML
2 3 (3.66%) CSS
3 2 (2.44%) Middleware
4 1 (1.22%) Web Services
4 1 (1.22%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.10%) Clustering
1 5 (6.10%) Open Source
2 4 (4.88%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (4.88%) CLARiiON
3 2 (2.44%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.44%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.22%) CMDB
4 1 (1.22%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.22%) Firmware
4 1 (1.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 82 (100.00%) Linux
2 37 (45.12%) Windows
3 19 (23.17%) Ubuntu
4 18 (21.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (17.07%) CentOS
6 10 (12.20%) UNIX
7 7 (8.54%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (7.32%) SUSE
8 6 (7.32%) Debian
8 6 (7.32%) Fedora
9 5 (6.10%) Solaris
9 5 (6.10%) VMS
10 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (3.66%) Windows 7
11 1 (1.22%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.22%) FreeBSD
11 1 (1.22%) AIX
11 1 (1.22%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (8.54%) ITIL
1 7 (8.54%) Load Balancing
2 6 (7.32%) Service Delivery
3 4 (4.88%) Change Management
3 4 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (4.88%) DevOps
4 3 (3.66%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (3.66%) Migration
4 3 (3.66%) Problem Management
4 3 (3.66%) Release Management
5 2 (2.44%) Time Management
5 2 (2.44%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (2.44%) Network Management
5 2 (2.44%) High Availability
5 2 (2.44%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (2.44%) Change Control
6 1 (1.22%) Product Management
6 1 (1.22%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.22%) Web Development
6 1 (1.22%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (20.73%) Perl
2 16 (19.51%) Python
3 13 (15.85%) Ruby
3 13 (15.85%) Bash Shell
4 10 (12.20%) Java
5 9 (10.98%) PHP
6 8 (9.76%) Shell Script
7 6 (7.32%) SQL
8 5 (6.10%) C
9 3 (3.66%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.22%) AWK
10 1 (1.22%) Lua
Qualifications
1 5 (6.10%) Degree
2 4 (4.88%) RHCE
3 2 (2.44%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.44%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.44%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.85%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (7.32%) NFS
3 5 (6.10%) Active Directory
3 5 (6.10%) KVM
4 2 (2.44%) XenApp
5 1 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (12.20%) Nagios
1 10 (12.20%) Puppet
1 10 (12.20%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (9.76%) Vagrant
2 8 (9.76%) Zenoss
3 7 (8.54%) Plesk
4 5 (6.10%) ZABBIX
5 4 (4.88%) EMC Navisphere
6 3 (3.66%) Salt
7 2 (2.44%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (1.22%) Cacti
8 1 (1.22%) Opsview
8 1 (1.22%) Netcool
Vendors
1 37 (45.12%) Red Hat
2 18 (21.95%) VMware
3 15 (18.29%) Oracle
4 10 (12.20%) Cisco
5 7 (8.54%) Microsoft
5 7 (8.54%) EMC
6 5 (6.10%) Sun
7 4 (4.88%) Brocade
8 3 (3.66%) HP
9 2 (2.44%) Citrix
9 2 (2.44%) JBoss
9 2 (2.44%) Riverbed
10 1 (1.22%) F5
10 1 (1.22%) Blue Coat
10 1 (1.22%) Hitachi
10 1 (1.22%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.22%) WatchGuard
10 1 (1.22%) SonicWALL
10 1 (1.22%) Apple
10 1 (1.22%) Reuters
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