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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Support
Rank 393 391 416
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 36 38 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.18% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.19% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 32 37 22
Average salary £30,000 £26,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.20% -33.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £18,400 £19,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £45,000 £44,850
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £33,750 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -0.73%
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
21319 20397 21773
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.67% 95.06% 95.42%
Number of salaries quoted 16777 16814 18582
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 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 September 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 1 September 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
Berkshire -2 14 £27,500 -26.66% 1
East Sussex -23 9 £30,000 +66.66% 1
Surrey -6 7 £40,000 +20.30% 1
Oxfordshire +9 2 £32,500 +35.41% 1
Hampshire -7 2 £24,000 -4.00%
Buckinghamshire - 2 £42,500 -
Linux Support
England

Linux Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 75 (100.00%) Linux
2 35 (46.67%) Red Hat
3 30 (40.00%) Windows
4 24 (32.00%) MySQL
5 23 (30.67%) TCP/IP
6 20 (26.67%) VMware
7 18 (24.00%) Ubuntu
7 18 (24.00%) Apache
8 16 (21.33%) DNS
8 16 (21.33%) Python
9 15 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 14 (18.67%) Perl
11 13 (17.33%) Java
11 13 (17.33%) Ruby
12 12 (16.00%) Oracle
12 12 (16.00%) Cisco
13 11 (14.67%) SNMP
13 11 (14.67%) PHP
13 11 (14.67%) Tomcat
14 10 (13.33%) CentOS
14 10 (13.33%) LAMP
14 10 (13.33%) Firewall
14 10 (13.33%) Nagios
15 9 (12.00%) SLA
15 9 (12.00%) MS Excel
15 9 (12.00%) Bash Shell
15 9 (12.00%) Puppet
15 9 (12.00%) Opscode Chef
16 8 (10.67%) Vagrant

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 18 (24.00%) Apache
2 11 (14.67%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.33%) nginx
3 4 (5.33%) IIS
4 3 (4.00%) Drupal
4 3 (4.00%) Alfresco
4 3 (4.00%) WordPress
5 2 (2.67%) Node.js
6 1 (1.33%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (12.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.67%) SaaS
2 7 (9.33%) PaaS
3 5 (6.67%) IaaS
4 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.33%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 23 (30.67%) TCP/IP
2 16 (21.33%) DNS
3 11 (14.67%) SNMP
4 10 (13.33%) Firewall
5 8 (10.67%) VoIP
6 6 (8.00%) FTP
7 5 (6.67%) HTTP
7 5 (6.67%) PBX
7 5 (6.67%) SAN
7 5 (6.67%) Internet
7 5 (6.67%) SSL
7 5 (6.67%) VPN
8 4 (5.33%) DHCP
8 4 (5.33%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (4.00%) iSCSI
9 3 (4.00%) NAS
9 3 (4.00%) SMTP
10 2 (2.67%) WAN
10 2 (2.67%) tcpdump
10 2 (2.67%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (32.00%) MySQL
2 6 (8.00%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.33%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.00%) InterSystems Cache
4 3 (4.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.33%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.33%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 5 (6.67%) Subversion
1 5 (6.67%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (9.33%) Retail
2 2 (2.67%) Marketing
2 2 (2.67%) Finance
2 2 (2.67%) Automotive
2 2 (2.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.67%) Advertising
3 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.33%) LAMP
2 6 (8.00%) HTML
2 6 (8.00%) CSS
3 3 (4.00%) SOAP
4 1 (1.33%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.67%) Open Source
2 3 (4.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (4.00%) CLARiiON
3 2 (2.67%) Clustering
3 2 (2.67%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.33%) CMDB
4 1 (1.33%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.33%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 75 (100.00%) Linux
2 30 (40.00%) Windows
3 18 (24.00%) Ubuntu
4 15 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (13.33%) CentOS
6 7 (9.33%) Debian
7 6 (8.00%) Fedora
7 6 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (8.00%) VMS
7 6 (8.00%) UNIX
7 6 (8.00%) SUSE
8 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (4.00%) Solaris
9 3 (4.00%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.33%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (6.67%) Service Delivery
2 4 (5.33%) ITIL
2 4 (5.33%) Load Balancing
2 4 (5.33%) DevOps
3 3 (4.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (4.00%) Change Management
4 2 (2.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (2.67%) Time Management
4 2 (2.67%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (2.67%) Network Management
4 2 (2.67%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (1.33%) Product Management
5 1 (1.33%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (1.33%) Identity Management
5 1 (1.33%) Migration
5 1 (1.33%) Incident Management
5 1 (1.33%) Configuration Management
5 1 (1.33%) Problem Management
5 1 (1.33%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.33%) Python
2 14 (18.67%) Perl
3 13 (17.33%) Java
3 13 (17.33%) Ruby
4 11 (14.67%) PHP
5 9 (12.00%) Bash Shell
6 7 (9.33%) Shell Script
7 6 (8.00%) JavaScript
8 5 (6.67%) SQL
8 5 (6.67%) C
9 1 (1.33%) AWK
9 1 (1.33%) Lua
Qualifications
1 2 (2.67%) RHCE
1 2 (2.67%) Degree
1 2 (2.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.67%) DV Cleared
1 2 (2.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.00%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (9.33%) KVM
3 5 (6.67%) NFS
3 5 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (13.33%) Nagios
2 9 (12.00%) Puppet
2 9 (12.00%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (10.67%) Vagrant
3 8 (10.67%) Zenoss
4 7 (9.33%) Plesk
5 5 (6.67%) ZABBIX
6 3 (4.00%) EMC Navisphere
6 3 (4.00%) Salt
7 2 (2.67%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (1.33%) Cacti
8 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (1.33%) Opsview
8 1 (1.33%) Icinga
8 1 (1.33%) Netcool
Vendors
1 35 (46.67%) Red Hat
2 20 (26.67%) VMware
3 12 (16.00%) Oracle
3 12 (16.00%) Cisco
4 6 (8.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (6.67%) EMC
6 3 (4.00%) Brocade
6 3 (4.00%) Sun
6 3 (4.00%) HP
7 2 (2.67%) Blue Coat
7 2 (2.67%) Websense
7 2 (2.67%) Clearswift
7 2 (2.67%) WatchGuard
7 2 (2.67%) SonicWALL
7 2 (2.67%) F5
8 1 (1.33%) Fortinet
Camberley, Surrey
IT Connections
Salary: to £35,000
Posted: 9 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 28,000 - 33,000 depending on skills
Posted: 12 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago