The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South West region that had Linux Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Support
Rank 246 235 227
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 7 22 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.13% 0.37% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.38% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 5 18 13
Median salary £37,500 £27,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+38.88% -40.00%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
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
5379 5773 5928
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.73% 97.09% 97.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4545 4878 4888
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Linux Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region that featured Linux Support in the job title.

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 24 August 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Support within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +26 5 £41,250 -2.94% 3
Somerset -5 1 £35,000 -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Linux Support
England

Linux Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, Linux Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region featuring Linux Support in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (33.33%) VMware
2 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) SAN
2 5 (33.33%) NAS
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
3 4 (26.67%) ITIL
3 4 (26.67%) Unix
4 3 (20.00%) Service Management
4 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (20.00%) Perl
4 3 (20.00%) LAN
4 3 (20.00%) WAN
4 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (20.00%) Digital Media
5 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
5 2 (13.33%) Skype for Business
5 2 (13.33%) Unified Communications
5 2 (13.33%) Time Management
5 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
5 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (13.33%) Apache
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco
5 2 (13.33%) PHP
5 2 (13.33%) Oracle
5 2 (13.33%) C++
5 2 (13.33%) AIX

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) Apache
1 2 (13.33%) Skype for Business
2 1 (6.67%) ColdFusion
2 1 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (6.67%) JBoss
2 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) NAS
1 5 (33.33%) SAN
2 3 (20.00%) LAN
2 3 (20.00%) WAN
3 2 (13.33%) Firewall
3 2 (13.33%) Internet
3 2 (13.33%) Unified Communications
4 1 (6.67%) NetScaler
4 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.67%) VLAN
4 1 (6.67%) VoIP
4 1 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Couchbase
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
1 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (13.33%) Banking
3 2 (13.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
1 1 (6.67%) JSON
1 1 (6.67%) LAMP
1 1 (6.67%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (6.67%) SOAP
1 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (20.00%) Digital Media
2 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.67%) IPTV
3 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (33.33%) Windows
3 4 (26.67%) Unix
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
4 2 (13.33%) AIX
5 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Service Management
2 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (13.33%) Time Management
4 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) E-business
4 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) Perl
2 2 (13.33%) C++
2 2 (13.33%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) PHP
3 1 (6.67%) Python
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Docker
2 1 (6.67%) vCloud
2 1 (6.67%) vSphere
2 1 (6.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Ansible
1 1 (6.67%) Cacti
1 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco
2 2 (13.33%) Mitel
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) Palo Alto
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.67%) Remedy
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