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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Support
Rank 789 780 781
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 112 107 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.096% 0.098% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.10% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 106 94 106
Average salary £35,000 £37,405 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.42% -0.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £52,800 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,750 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-0.71% -
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110403 102451 111873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.40% 94.23% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 90093 84743 95852
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 30 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 30 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 -11 112 £35,000 -6.42% 11
London -36 42 £40,000 -6.97% 4
South East -9 41 £30,000 +13.20% 6
North West +10 16 £35,000 -22.22%
Surrey -5 12 £40,000 +50.94% 2
East Sussex -17 10 £26,250 +45.83% 1
Brighton -19 10 £26,250 +45.83% 1
Berkshire -6 9 £27,500 -25.17% 2
Manchester +6 8 £35,000 -
Cheshire -2 7 £35,000 -24.32%
City of London -13 7 £40,000 -27.27%
Oxfordshire +3 5 £29,000 +20.83% 1
West Midlands +2 5 £31,000 -6.06%
Knutsford - 5 £35,000 -
Coventry +7 4 £30,500 -7.57%
Reading -1 4 £24,250 +5.43% 2
Thames Ditton - 4 £40,000 - 1
Slough +8 3 £30,000 -13.04%
Epsom -5 3 £47,500 -
Yorkshire -28 3 £22,500 -43.75% 1
North East - 3 £45,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £45,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £45,000 -
Oxford - 3 £29,000 -
Southampton +8 2 £24,000 -
Guildford +7 2 £30,000 +13.20% 1
East of England -10 2 £40,000 +33.33%
Hampshire -13 2 £24,000 -4.00%
North Yorkshire - 2 £22,500 -
York - 2 £22,500 -

Linux Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 255 (100.00%) Linux
2 116 (45.49%) UNIX
3 91 (35.69%) Windows
4 85 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 70 (27.45%) Perl
6 66 (25.88%) Apache
7 64 (25.10%) MySQL
8 61 (23.92%) Python
9 55 (21.57%) Finance
9 55 (21.57%) Nagios
10 53 (20.78%) Solaris
11 51 (20.00%) TCP/IP
12 50 (19.61%) Change Management
13 48 (18.82%) Tomcat
13 48 (18.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 44 (17.25%) VMware
15 43 (16.86%) Java
16 41 (16.08%) Ubuntu
17 40 (15.69%) PHP
18 39 (15.29%) Firewall
19 37 (14.51%) Problem Management
20 35 (13.73%) Shell Script
21 33 (12.94%) Oracle
22 32 (12.55%) VMware Infrastructure
22 32 (12.55%) Bash Shell
23 31 (12.16%) SQL
24 30 (11.76%) HP
25 29 (11.37%) Tivoli
26 27 (10.59%) CentOS
27 26 (10.20%) DNS

Linux Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 66 (25.88%) Apache
2 48 (18.82%) Tomcat
3 18 (7.06%) CMS
4 16 (6.27%) Drupal
5 15 (5.88%) IIS
6 11 (4.31%) Escenic
7 7 (2.75%) WebSphere
8 6 (2.35%) WordPress
9 5 (1.96%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (1.96%) Alfresco
9 5 (1.96%) GlassFish
10 4 (1.57%) nginx
11 3 (1.18%) Commerce Server
11 3 (1.18%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.78%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.78%) Node.js
13 1 (0.39%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.39%) Jetty
13 1 (0.39%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 14 (5.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (1.96%) IntelliMatch
1 5 (1.96%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
2 1 (0.39%) Maximo
2 1 (0.39%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.92%) SaaS
2 7 (2.75%) PaaS
3 6 (2.35%) IaaS
4 5 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.78%) Route 53
7 1 (0.39%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 51 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 39 (15.29%) Firewall
3 26 (10.20%) DNS
4 21 (8.24%) Internet
5 18 (7.06%) FTP
6 16 (6.27%) SNMP
6 16 (6.27%) VoIP
7 13 (5.10%) SAN
8 12 (4.71%) VPN
9 11 (4.31%) SSL
10 9 (3.53%) LAN
10 9 (3.53%) DHCP
10 9 (3.53%) NAS
11 8 (3.14%) iSCSI
11 8 (3.14%) WAN
12 7 (2.75%) HTTP
13 6 (2.35%) SMTP
14 5 (1.96%) PBX
15 4 (1.57%) Fibre Channel
15 4 (1.57%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (25.10%) MySQL
2 18 (7.06%) Oracle Database
3 17 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 10 (3.92%) SQL Server
5 5 (1.96%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.57%) InterSystems Cache
6 4 (1.57%) DB2
7 3 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.39%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.39%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (3.14%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.96%) Subversion
3 3 (1.18%) JIRA
3 3 (1.18%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.18%) Gerrit
General
1 55 (21.57%) Finance
2 22 (8.63%) Banking
3 11 (4.31%) Retail
3 11 (4.31%) Publishing
4 4 (1.57%) Retail Banking
4 4 (1.57%) Marketing
4 4 (1.57%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.57%) Games
5 2 (0.78%) Advertising
5 2 (0.78%) Automotive
5 2 (0.78%) Back Office
6 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.31%) Ajax
1 11 (4.31%) LAMP
2 7 (2.75%) Web Services
3 5 (1.96%) HTML
4 4 (1.57%) XML
4 4 (1.57%) CSS
5 3 (1.18%) COM
5 3 (1.18%) .NET
5 3 (1.18%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.78%) Java EE
6 2 (0.78%) Middleware
7 1 (0.39%) SOAP
7 1 (0.39%) J2EE
7 1 (0.39%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.39%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.31%) Digital Media
1 11 (4.31%) Mobile App
2 8 (3.14%) Clustering
2 8 (3.14%) Management Information System
3 5 (1.96%) Client/Server
3 5 (1.96%) SWIFT
3 5 (1.96%) Enterprise Storage
3 5 (1.96%) Open Source
4 4 (1.57%) iPad
4 4 (1.57%) CLARiiON
5 3 (1.18%) iDTV
5 3 (1.18%) BBC
5 3 (1.18%) Video Editing
6 2 (0.78%) Mathematics
6 2 (0.78%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.78%) IVR
6 2 (0.78%) HACMP
7 1 (0.39%) Firmware
7 1 (0.39%) Replication
7 1 (0.39%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 255 (100.00%) Linux
2 116 (45.49%) UNIX
3 91 (35.69%) Windows
4 53 (20.78%) Solaris
5 48 (18.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 41 (16.08%) Ubuntu
7 27 (10.59%) CentOS
8 21 (8.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 19 (7.45%) SUSE
10 14 (5.49%) Debian
11 13 (5.10%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (3.14%) Windows 7
13 6 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (2.35%) Fedora
13 6 (2.35%) HPUX
13 6 (2.35%) VMS
14 5 (1.96%) AIX
15 4 (1.57%) Android
15 4 (1.57%) Apple iOS
16 3 (1.18%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (19.61%) Change Management
2 37 (14.51%) Problem Management
3 22 (8.63%) ITIL
3 22 (8.63%) Server Monitoring
4 18 (7.06%) Load Balancing
4 18 (7.06%) Incident Management
5 17 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
6 13 (5.10%) Service Management
6 13 (5.10%) Performance Tuning
7 11 (4.31%) Service Delivery
7 11 (4.31%) Content Management
8 9 (3.53%) Configuration Management
9 8 (3.14%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (3.14%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (2.35%) Infrastructure Management
11 4 (1.57%) Capacity Management
11 4 (1.57%) DevOps
11 4 (1.57%) Performance Management
11 4 (1.57%) Supplier Management
11 4 (1.57%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 70 (27.45%) Perl
2 61 (23.92%) Python
3 43 (16.86%) Java
4 40 (15.69%) PHP
5 35 (13.73%) Shell Script
6 32 (12.55%) Bash Shell
7 31 (12.16%) SQL
8 20 (7.84%) Jython
9 17 (6.67%) Ruby
10 11 (4.31%) JavaScript
11 5 (1.96%) C
12 3 (1.18%) AWK
12 3 (1.18%) Lua
13 2 (0.78%) Korn
Qualifications
1 24 (9.41%) Degree
2 8 (3.14%) RHCE
3 7 (2.75%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.57%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.57%) Sun Certification
4 4 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.78%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.39%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (8.24%) SLA
2 5 (1.96%) QA
3 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 32 (12.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (6.27%) vSphere
3 10 (3.92%) Active Directory
4 9 (3.53%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 7 (2.75%) XenApp
5 7 (2.75%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (2.75%) KVM
6 6 (2.35%) Squid
6 6 (2.35%) NFS
7 5 (1.96%) VMware ESX
8 4 (1.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.39%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.39%) Samba
9 1 (0.39%) GPFS
9 1 (0.39%) Varnish
9 1 (0.39%) Dovecot
9 1 (0.39%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 55 (21.57%) Nagios
2 29 (11.37%) Tivoli
3 20 (7.84%) BMC PATROL
3 20 (7.84%) OpenView
4 15 (5.88%) Puppet
5 12 (4.71%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (4.71%) Zenoss
6 10 (3.92%) Vagrant
7 9 (3.53%) Plesk
8 7 (2.75%) ZABBIX
9 6 (2.35%) Opsview
10 5 (1.96%) Salt
11 4 (1.57%) EMC Navisphere
11 4 (1.57%) NetBackup
12 2 (0.78%) EMC NetWorker
13 1 (0.39%) Foglight
13 1 (0.39%) Netcool
13 1 (0.39%) Cacti
Vendors
1 85 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 44 (17.25%) VMware
3 33 (12.94%) Oracle
4 30 (11.76%) HP
5 23 (9.02%) Cisco
6 20 (7.84%) BMC
7 18 (7.06%) Google
8 16 (6.27%) Microsoft
9 15 (5.88%) IBM
10 14 (5.49%) Citrix
11 10 (3.92%) Sun
12 9 (3.53%) EMC
13 6 (2.35%) JBoss
14 5 (1.96%) TIBCO
14 5 (1.96%) Brady
15 4 (1.57%) SolarWinds
15 4 (1.57%) Brocade
15 4 (1.57%) Symantec
16 3 (1.18%) Zoho
17 2 (0.78%) Riverbed
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000 + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Thames Ditton, Surrey
Optima Connections
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Oxfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 20 days ago
London
OCC Computer personnel
Posted: 25 days ago