The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Support role in IT jobs advertised for the South West 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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Support
Rank 238 - 213
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 4 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.068% - 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% - 0.080%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 4
Average salary £48,750 - £43,500
90% offered a salary of more than £43,750 - £31,589
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,900 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+27.24% -1.42%
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 West 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 West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5652 5853 4992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.96% 95.95% 95.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4764 4822 4399
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,472
% change year-on-year
- +3.97%

Linux Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux Support in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Support Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Linux Support
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Support across the South West region.

Linux Support Salary Trend in the South West

Linux Support
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Support across the South West region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

Linux Support Salary Histogram in the South West

Linux Support
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 6 July 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
Dorset - 2 - -
Bristol - 1 £42,500 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £55,000 -
Linux Support
England

Linux Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) UNIX
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle
3 3 (60.00%) Perl
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) XML
3 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (40.00%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (40.00%) SWIFT
4 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) Fixed Income
4 2 (40.00%) Business Continuity
4 2 (40.00%) Equities
4 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (40.00%) General Ledger
4 2 (40.00%) MySQL
4 2 (40.00%) Control-M
4 2 (40.00%) Nagios
4 2 (40.00%) Sybase
4 2 (40.00%) DB2
4 2 (40.00%) Client/Server
4 2 (40.00%) SAS
5 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP

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

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 2 (40.00%) SAS
2 1 (20.00%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
1 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
1 2 (40.00%) DB2
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) General Ledger
3 1 (20.00%) Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (20.00%) Advertising
3 1 (20.00%) Electronics
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (20.00%) Software Packaging
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) SWIFT
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (40.00%) Fixed Income
2 2 (40.00%) Equities
3 1 (20.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) HPUX
3 1 (20.00%) Solaris
3 1 (20.00%) Debian
3 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
1 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (40.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Perl
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (20.00%) AWK
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
2 1 (20.00%) sed
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) RHCE
1 1 (20.00%) Sun Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) XenApp
2 1 (20.00%) vSphere
2 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (20.00%) KVM
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Control-M
1 2 (40.00%) Nagios
2 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Sybase
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) Symantec