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

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Support
Rank 245 219 221
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 7 28 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.12% 0.48% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.49% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4 28 17
Average salary £20,500 £25,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.60% -32.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
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
5516 5711 5293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.04% 97.46% 97.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4613 4858 4507
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
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 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
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 13 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
Somerset -5 4 £20,500 -8.88% 1
Devon +5 3 - -
Linux Support
England

Linux Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) Cisco
3 5 (38.46%) Unix
3 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
3 5 (38.46%) Firewall
3 5 (38.46%) VMware
3 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
4 4 (30.77%) CCENT
4 4 (30.77%) Open Source
4 4 (30.77%) Retail
4 4 (30.77%) IP Telephony
4 4 (30.77%) Incident Management
4 4 (30.77%) VPN
4 4 (30.77%) DNS
4 4 (30.77%) Juniper
4 4 (30.77%) EPoS
4 4 (30.77%) MPLS
5 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
5 3 (23.08%) Python
5 3 (23.08%) Marketing
5 3 (23.08%) SSH
5 3 (23.08%) Big Data
5 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
5 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (7.69%) Kali Linux
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (7.69%) IaaS
6 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) IaaS
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.69%) PaaS
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) Firewall
2 4 (30.77%) DNS
2 4 (30.77%) IP Telephony
2 4 (30.77%) MPLS
2 4 (30.77%) VPN
3 3 (23.08%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Big Data
General
1 4 (30.77%) Retail
2 3 (23.08%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) EPoS
2 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (69.23%) Windows
3 5 (38.46%) Unix
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
4 1 (7.69%) CentOS
4 1 (7.69%) Kali Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Incident Management
1 4 (30.77%) Open Source
2 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
1 3 (23.08%) Python
1 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) CCENT
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.69%) Xen
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Cisco
2 5 (38.46%) VMware
3 4 (30.77%) Juniper
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bridgwater, Somerset
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £25000 per annum + negotiable +benefits
Posted: 6 days ago