The first table below looks at the demand for the Linux Support role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Support
Rank 787 780 749
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 106 100 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.092% 0.092% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.097% 0.098% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 101 84 111
Average salary £35,000 £38,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £54,550 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.42% -
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
108763 102557 112445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.28% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 88869 85119 96467
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

Linux Support
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Linux Support Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Linux Support
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Support within the UK.

Linux Support Salary Trend in the UK

Linux Support
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Support over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 within the UK.

Linux Support Salary Histogram in the UK

Linux Support
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Support within the UK over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. 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
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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
England -13 106 £35,000 -9.67% 7
London -18 40 £40,000 -8.04% 3
South East +3 39 £32,500 +22.64% 3
North West +7 14 £35,000 -22.22%
Surrey +6 11 £40,000 +50.94%
Berkshire +7 8 £27,500 -23.61%
East Sussex -13 8 £25,000 +38.88% 1
Brighton -17 8 £25,000 +38.88% 1
Manchester +13 7 £34,000 -
Oxfordshire +9 7 £29,000 +20.83% 1
Cheshire +9 6 £35,500 -23.24%
City of London -11 6 £40,000 -30.43%
West Midlands +15 5 £31,000 -6.06%
Coventry +9 4 £30,500 -7.57%
Knutsford - 4 £35,500 -
Thames Ditton - 4 £40,000 -
Oxford - 4 £29,000 -
Slough +12 3 £30,000 -4.76%
Reading +6 3 £27,500 +19.56%
Tyne and Wear 0 3 £45,000 -
North East -1 3 £45,000 -
Epsom -1 3 £47,500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -2 3 £45,000 -
East of England -15 3 £40,000 +14.28%
Southampton +15 2 £24,000 -
Cambridgeshire +4 2 £40,000 +6.66%
Cambridge -4 2 £40,000 +6.66%
Hampshire -9 2 £24,000 -4.00%
Yorkshire -43 2 £22,500 -43.75%
North Yorkshire - 2 £22,500 -

Linux Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 244 (100.00%) Linux
2 114 (46.72%) UNIX
3 89 (36.48%) Windows
4 79 (32.38%) Red Hat
5 68 (27.87%) Perl
6 60 (24.59%) Python
7 59 (24.18%) Apache
7 59 (24.18%) MySQL
8 54 (22.13%) Finance
8 54 (22.13%) Nagios
9 50 (20.49%) Solaris
10 49 (20.08%) TCP/IP
11 48 (19.67%) Change Management
12 43 (17.62%) Tomcat
12 43 (17.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 41 (16.80%) Ubuntu
13 41 (16.80%) VMware
14 38 (15.57%) PHP
14 38 (15.57%) Java
15 36 (14.75%) Firewall
15 36 (14.75%) Problem Management
16 34 (13.93%) Shell Script
17 31 (12.70%) Oracle
17 31 (12.70%) Bash Shell
18 30 (12.30%) SQL
18 30 (12.30%) VMware Infrastructure
19 29 (11.89%) HP
20 27 (11.07%) Tivoli
21 26 (10.66%) CentOS
22 24 (9.84%) Degree

Linux Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 59 (24.18%) Apache
2 43 (17.62%) Tomcat
3 17 (6.97%) CMS
4 15 (6.15%) Drupal
5 13 (5.33%) IIS
6 10 (4.10%) Escenic
7 6 (2.46%) WordPress
8 5 (2.05%) WebSphere
8 5 (2.05%) Alfresco
8 5 (2.05%) GlassFish
9 4 (1.64%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (1.64%) nginx
10 3 (1.23%) Commerce Server
10 3 (1.23%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.82%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.82%) Node.js
12 1 (0.41%) WebSphere Portal
12 1 (0.41%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.41%) Jetty
Applications
1 14 (5.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.64%) IntelliMatch
1 4 (1.64%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
2 1 (0.41%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.10%) SaaS
2 7 (2.87%) PaaS
3 6 (2.46%) IaaS
4 5 (2.05%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.82%) Route 53
7 1 (0.41%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 49 (20.08%) TCP/IP
2 36 (14.75%) Firewall
3 23 (9.43%) DNS
4 20 (8.20%) Internet
5 18 (7.38%) FTP
6 16 (6.56%) SNMP
7 14 (5.74%) VoIP
8 13 (5.33%) SAN
9 12 (4.92%) VPN
10 11 (4.51%) SSL
11 9 (3.69%) NAS
11 9 (3.69%) LAN
12 8 (3.28%) iSCSI
12 8 (3.28%) DHCP
13 7 (2.87%) HTTP
13 7 (2.87%) WAN
14 6 (2.46%) SMTP
15 4 (1.64%) PBX
15 4 (1.64%) Fibre Channel
15 4 (1.64%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (24.18%) MySQL
2 16 (6.56%) Oracle Database
2 16 (6.56%) Relational Database
3 10 (4.10%) SQL Server
4 5 (2.05%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.64%) InterSystems Cache
5 4 (1.64%) DB2
6 3 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.82%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.41%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.41%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (2.87%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.05%) Subversion
3 2 (0.82%) JIRA
3 2 (0.82%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.82%) Gerrit
General
1 54 (22.13%) Finance
2 20 (8.20%) Banking
3 10 (4.10%) Retail
3 10 (4.10%) Publishing
4 4 (1.64%) Marketing
4 4 (1.64%) Games
4 4 (1.64%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.23%) Retail Banking
6 2 (0.82%) Advertising
6 2 (0.82%) Automotive
6 2 (0.82%) Back Office
7 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.51%) LAMP
2 10 (4.10%) Ajax
3 7 (2.87%) Web Services
4 4 (1.64%) XML
5 3 (1.23%) COM
5 3 (1.23%) HTML
5 3 (1.23%) .NET
5 3 (1.23%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.82%) Java EE
6 2 (0.82%) CSS
6 2 (0.82%) Middleware
7 1 (0.41%) Memcached
7 1 (0.41%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.10%) Digital Media
1 10 (4.10%) Mobile App
2 8 (3.28%) Clustering
3 7 (2.87%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.05%) Open Source
4 5 (2.05%) Enterprise Storage
4 5 (2.05%) Client/Server
5 4 (1.64%) CLARiiON
5 4 (1.64%) iPad
5 4 (1.64%) SWIFT
6 2 (0.82%) Video Editing
6 2 (0.82%) Mathematics
6 2 (0.82%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.82%) BBC
6 2 (0.82%) IVR
6 2 (0.82%) iDTV
6 2 (0.82%) HACMP
7 1 (0.41%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.41%) Firmware
7 1 (0.41%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 244 (100.00%) Linux
2 114 (46.72%) UNIX
3 89 (36.48%) Windows
4 50 (20.49%) Solaris
5 43 (17.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 41 (16.80%) Ubuntu
7 26 (10.66%) CentOS
8 21 (8.61%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (6.97%) SUSE
10 14 (5.74%) Debian
11 13 (5.33%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (3.28%) Windows 7
13 6 (2.46%) Fedora
13 6 (2.46%) HPUX
13 6 (2.46%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (2.05%) VMS
14 5 (2.05%) AIX
15 4 (1.64%) Android
15 4 (1.64%) Apple iOS
16 3 (1.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (19.67%) Change Management
2 36 (14.75%) Problem Management
3 22 (9.02%) Server Monitoring
4 21 (8.61%) ITIL
5 17 (6.97%) Load Balancing
5 17 (6.97%) Incident Management
6 16 (6.56%) Capacity Planning
7 13 (5.33%) Service Management
8 12 (4.92%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (4.51%) Service Delivery
10 10 (4.10%) Content Management
11 9 (3.69%) Configuration Management
12 8 (3.28%) Disaster Recovery
13 7 (2.87%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (2.46%) Infrastructure Management
15 4 (1.64%) Performance Management
15 4 (1.64%) Supplier Management
15 4 (1.64%) B2B
15 4 (1.64%) ITSM
15 4 (1.64%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 68 (27.87%) Perl
2 60 (24.59%) Python
3 38 (15.57%) PHP
3 38 (15.57%) Java
4 34 (13.93%) Shell Script
5 31 (12.70%) Bash Shell
6 30 (12.30%) SQL
7 20 (8.20%) Jython
8 17 (6.97%) Ruby
9 9 (3.69%) JavaScript
10 5 (2.05%) C
11 3 (1.23%) AWK
11 3 (1.23%) Lua
12 2 (0.82%) Korn
Qualifications
1 24 (9.84%) Degree
2 8 (3.28%) RHCE
3 7 (2.87%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.64%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.64%) Sun Certification
4 4 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.82%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.41%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.79%) SLA
2 5 (2.05%) QA
3 1 (0.41%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (12.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (6.15%) vSphere
3 10 (4.10%) Active Directory
4 7 (2.87%) XenApp
4 7 (2.87%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (2.87%) KVM
4 7 (2.87%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 6 (2.46%) Squid
5 6 (2.46%) NFS
6 5 (2.05%) VMware ESX
7 4 (1.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.41%) Dovecot
8 1 (0.41%) Varnish
8 1 (0.41%) Postfix
8 1 (0.41%) GPFS
8 1 (0.41%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.41%) Samba
Systems Management
1 54 (22.13%) Nagios
2 27 (11.07%) Tivoli
3 20 (8.20%) OpenView
3 20 (8.20%) BMC PATROL
4 15 (6.15%) Puppet
5 12 (4.92%) Zenoss
5 12 (4.92%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (4.10%) Vagrant
7 9 (3.69%) Plesk
8 7 (2.87%) ZABBIX
9 6 (2.46%) Opsview
10 5 (2.05%) Salt
11 4 (1.64%) EMC Navisphere
11 4 (1.64%) NetBackup
12 2 (0.82%) EMC NetWorker
13 1 (0.41%) Netcool
13 1 (0.41%) Foglight
13 1 (0.41%) Cacti
Vendors
1 79 (32.38%) Red Hat
2 41 (16.80%) VMware
3 31 (12.70%) Oracle
4 29 (11.89%) HP
5 21 (8.61%) Cisco
6 20 (8.20%) BMC
7 16 (6.56%) Google
8 15 (6.15%) Microsoft
9 14 (5.74%) Citrix
10 12 (4.92%) IBM
11 9 (3.69%) EMC
11 9 (3.69%) Sun
12 5 (2.05%) JBoss
13 4 (1.64%) Brocade
13 4 (1.64%) Brady
13 4 (1.64%) Symantec
13 4 (1.64%) TIBCO
13 4 (1.64%) SolarWinds
14 2 (0.82%) Progress
14 2 (0.82%) Riverbed
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