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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Support
Rank 236 - 200
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 2 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.035% - 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% - 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 10
Average salary £50,000 - £42,000
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 - £27,127
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £34,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+15.94% -13.75%
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
5418 5675 5126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.66% 95.62% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4553 4725 4522
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% 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 29 May 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 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £55,000 -
Linux Support
England

Linux Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (33.33%) sed
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
3 1 (33.33%) Data Mapping
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) Security Management
3 1 (33.33%) Electronics
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) Advertising
3 1 (33.33%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
General
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) HPUX
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) Data Mapping
1 1 (33.33%) Security Management
1 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) sed
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) AWK
2 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) RHCE
1 1 (33.33%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) vSphere
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
1 1 (33.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) SAP
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 1 (33.33%) Symantec