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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Support
Rank 239 211 213
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 1 7 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.017% 0.13% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.14% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 11
Average salary £45,000 £46,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% +9.52%
UK excluding London average salary £36,250 £34,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+5.07% -5.47%
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
5762 5035 5224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.16% 95.34% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4817 4303 4604
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,100 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 March 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
Bristol - 1 £45,000 - 2
Linux Support
England

Linux Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) UNIX
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) ITIL
3 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (50.00%) SAN
4 3 (50.00%) NetBackup
4 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (50.00%) Symantec
4 3 (50.00%) Solaris
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) Oracle
5 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 2 (33.33%) HP
5 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (33.33%) SUSE
5 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (16.67%) CentOS
6 1 (16.67%) vSphere
6 1 (16.67%) Puppet
6 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (16.67%) VirtualBox
6 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
6 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
6 1 (16.67%) DevOps

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 1 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
2 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (16.67%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) UNIX
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (50.00%) Solaris
5 2 (33.33%) SUSE
6 1 (16.67%) CentOS
6 1 (16.67%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Release Management
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Process Management
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Security Management
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) RHCE
2 1 (16.67%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) XenApp
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
2 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (16.67%) VirtualBox
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (16.67%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Symantec
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
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Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago