The table below looks at the statistics 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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Support
Rank 656 627 634
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 300 328 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.31% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.32% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 263 277 276
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £23,500 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £55,000 £57,400
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
97345 102801 101131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.11% 96.45% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 81678 85210 81441
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 9 February 2016 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 9 February 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
(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
England +11 293 £42,500 +13.33% 44
London +63 173 £50,000 +11.11% 15
South East -45 61 £40,750 -2.97% 12
Berkshire -38 25 £37,500 -10.71% 6
East of England +8 22 £32,500 +30.00% 2
City of London +54 14 £60,000 +33.33% 4
Cambridgeshire +14 12 £35,000 +16.66% 2
Cambridge - 12 £35,000 - 2
North West +28 11 £30,000 +27.65% 10
Buckinghamshire +1 11 £42,500 +32.81%
Brentford - 11 £37,500 -
Northamptonshire +6 10 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Northampton +5 10 £45,000 +28.57% 1
East Midlands 0 10 £45,000 +91.48% 1
Yorkshire +17 9 £30,500 -6.87% 2
Hampshire +8 9 £33,500 -6.94% 1
Reading -3 9 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Surrey -15 9 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Merseyside - 9 £30,000 - 1
Egham - 9 £55,000 -
Liverpool - 9 £30,000 - 1
Hertfordshire +5 8 £31,500 -
Portsmouth - 8 £33,500 - 1
West Sussex +3 7 £47,500 +26.66% 1
West Yorkshire +4 6 £30,000 -16.66%
Slough -7 6 £21,500 -48.80% 2
Manchester +20 5 £30,000 +26.31% 5
Leeds -2 5 £30,000 -16.66%
West Midlands -11 5 £45,000 +63.63%
South West -30 5 £20,500 -19.60% 2

Linux Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 678 (100.00%) Linux
2 289 (42.63%) Windows
3 270 (39.82%) Unix
4 258 (38.05%) SQL
5 201 (29.65%) Perl
6 151 (22.27%) Red Hat
7 147 (21.68%) Bash Shell
8 138 (20.35%) Oracle
9 128 (18.88%) Java
10 126 (18.58%) Python
11 120 (17.70%) Finance
12 114 (16.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 110 (16.22%) MySQL
14 109 (16.08%) Apache
15 107 (15.78%) ITIL
16 104 (15.34%) Windows Server
17 100 (14.75%) CentOS
18 93 (13.72%) Ubuntu
18 93 (13.72%) Tomcat
18 93 (13.72%) VMware
19 86 (12.68%) Shell Script
20 82 (12.09%) Degree
21 75 (11.06%) Problem Management
22 74 (10.91%) Microsoft
23 72 (10.62%) TCP/IP
24 69 (10.18%) DNS
24 69 (10.18%) Active Directory
24 69 (10.18%) Incident Management
25 65 (9.59%) Firewall
26 64 (9.44%) Debian

Linux Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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
1 109 (16.08%) Apache
2 93 (13.72%) Tomcat
3 26 (3.83%) WebSphere
4 24 (3.54%) JBoss
5 19 (2.80%) IIS
5 19 (2.80%) nginx
6 18 (2.65%) MS Exchange
7 16 (2.36%) WebLogic
8 14 (2.06%) Apache ServiceMix
8 14 (2.06%) WebSphere Application Server
9 10 (1.47%) Confluence
10 9 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
10 9 (1.33%) Node.js
11 8 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
12 7 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
12 7 (1.03%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 7 (1.03%) SharePoint
13 6 (0.88%) CMS
13 6 (0.88%) Drupal
14 3 (0.44%) Jetty
Applications
1 38 (5.60%) MS Excel
2 30 (4.42%) MS Office
3 5 (0.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.15%) GNU Octave
5 1 (0.15%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.29%) Front Arena
1 2 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.15%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 38 (5.60%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (1.77%) SaaS
3 9 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 6 (0.88%) IaaS
6 5 (0.74%) Joyent
7 4 (0.59%) Rackspace Cloud
8 3 (0.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.44%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (0.44%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.44%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.29%) Office 365
9 2 (0.29%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 72 (10.62%) TCP/IP
2 69 (10.18%) DNS
3 65 (9.59%) Firewall
4 43 (6.34%) VPN
5 32 (4.72%) HTTP
5 32 (4.72%) SAN
6 29 (4.28%) FTP
7 26 (3.83%) LAN
8 22 (3.24%) Internet
8 22 (3.24%) WAN
9 21 (3.10%) NAS
10 17 (2.51%) DHCP
11 14 (2.06%) LDAP
12 13 (1.92%) Remote Desktop
13 10 (1.47%) Cisco IOS
13 10 (1.47%) IPv4
13 10 (1.47%) IPv6
13 10 (1.47%) Reverse Proxy
14 9 (1.33%) SSH
14 9 (1.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (16.22%) MySQL
2 48 (7.08%) SQL Server
3 34 (5.01%) Oracle Database
4 27 (3.98%) PostgreSQL
5 21 (3.10%) Oracle Reports
6 20 (2.95%) Relational Database
7 17 (2.51%) Crystal Reports
8 14 (2.06%) DB2
9 12 (1.77%) MongoDB
10 11 (1.62%) Big Data
11 9 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
11 9 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (1.03%) Amazon RDS
12 7 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
13 6 (0.88%) KDB
14 5 (0.74%) Informix
14 5 (0.74%) RDBMS
14 5 (0.74%) Redis
15 3 (0.44%) SQLPlus
16 2 (0.29%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 14 (2.06%) JIRA
2 11 (1.62%) Jenkins
3 10 (1.47%) Git (software)
3 10 (1.47%) Subversion
4 6 (0.88%) GDB
5 5 (0.74%) Firebug
5 5 (0.74%) JConsole
5 5 (0.74%) Maven
5 5 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.44%) Eclipse
6 3 (0.44%) Gradle
6 3 (0.44%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.15%) GCC
7 1 (0.15%) Hudson
7 1 (0.15%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.15%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.15%) Toad
General
1 120 (17.70%) Finance
2 35 (5.16%) Banking
3 34 (5.01%) Front Office
4 25 (3.69%) Back Office
5 24 (3.54%) Telecoms
6 13 (1.92%) Investment Banking
6 13 (1.92%) Law
7 12 (1.77%) Financial Institution
7 12 (1.77%) Marketing
8 10 (1.47%) Games
8 10 (1.47%) Retail
9 9 (1.33%) Electronics
10 6 (0.88%) French Language
10 6 (0.88%) German Language
11 4 (0.59%) Billing
12 3 (0.44%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.44%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.29%) Advertising
13 2 (0.29%) Publishing
14 1 (0.15%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (8.11%) LAMP
2 42 (6.19%) FIX Protocol
3 37 (5.46%) HTML
4 35 (5.16%) CSS
5 21 (3.10%) .NET
6 20 (2.95%) Web Services
7 19 (2.80%) Ruby on Rails
7 19 (2.80%) WebSphere MQ
8 18 (2.65%) XML
9 14 (2.06%) JDBC
10 10 (1.47%) LAPP Stack
11 8 (1.18%) ELK Stack
12 7 (1.03%) J2EE
13 6 (0.88%) Middleware
14 5 (0.74%) ActiveMQ
15 4 (0.59%) EDI
16 3 (0.44%) AngularJS
16 3 (0.44%) IBM Integration Bus
16 3 (0.44%) Spring
17 2 (0.29%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 55 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (6.05%) Data Centre
3 39 (5.75%) Hedge funds
4 25 (3.69%) Computer Science
4 25 (3.69%) Equities
4 25 (3.69%) Fixed Income
5 16 (2.36%) Derivative
6 13 (1.92%) Eurex
7 9 (1.33%) Mathematics
8 8 (1.18%) Clustering
8 8 (1.18%) Replication
9 7 (1.03%) Fintech
9 7 (1.03%) Management Information System
10 6 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (0.59%) Algorithms
11 4 (0.59%) iDTV
11 4 (0.59%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.59%) Public Cloud
12 3 (0.44%) EPoS
12 3 (0.44%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 678 (100.00%) Linux
2 289 (42.63%) Windows
3 270 (39.82%) Unix
4 114 (16.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 104 (15.34%) Windows Server
6 100 (14.75%) CentOS
7 93 (13.72%) Ubuntu
8 64 (9.44%) Debian
9 61 (9.00%) Solaris
10 35 (5.16%) Windows Server 2012
11 31 (4.57%) Windows Server 2008
12 27 (3.98%) AIX
13 20 (2.95%) Windows Server 2003
14 19 (2.80%) SUSE
15 16 (2.36%) Windows 7
16 14 (2.06%) Fedora
17 10 (1.47%) CatOS
18 6 (0.88%) Oracle Linux
18 6 (0.88%) Windows 8
19 5 (0.74%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (15.78%) ITIL
2 75 (11.06%) Problem Management
3 69 (10.18%) Incident Management
4 39 (5.75%) DevOps
5 32 (4.72%) Load Balancing
6 24 (3.54%) E-Commerce
7 23 (3.39%) Mentoring
8 22 (3.24%) Disaster Recovery
8 22 (3.24%) Electronic Trading
9 21 (3.10%) Root Cause Analysis
10 20 (2.95%) Performance Monitoring
10 20 (2.95%) Performance Tuning
11 18 (2.65%) Configuration Management
11 18 (2.65%) Low Latency
11 18 (2.65%) Service Management
12 16 (2.36%) Continuous Improvement
13 15 (2.21%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (2.06%) Algorithmic Trading
14 14 (2.06%) CRM
15 13 (1.92%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 258 (38.05%) SQL
2 201 (29.65%) Perl
3 147 (21.68%) Bash Shell
4 128 (18.88%) Java
5 126 (18.58%) Python
6 86 (12.68%) Shell Script
7 54 (7.96%) JavaScript
8 43 (6.34%) Ruby
9 29 (4.28%) C++
10 28 (4.13%) C
10 28 (4.13%) C#
11 27 (3.98%) PowerShell
12 22 (3.24%) Korn
13 16 (2.36%) PHP
14 12 (1.77%) AWK
14 12 (1.77%) Tcl
15 10 (1.47%) PL/SQL
15 10 (1.47%) sed
16 4 (0.59%) T-SQL
17 2 (0.29%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 82 (12.09%) Degree
2 22 (3.24%) Security Cleared
3 19 (2.80%) SC Cleared
4 15 (2.21%) RHCE
5 13 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (1.77%) CCNA
6 12 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (1.47%) PhD
8 7 (1.03%) CFA
8 7 (1.03%) MBA
9 6 (0.88%) CCNP
10 4 (0.59%) LPIC
11 3 (0.44%) CCENT
11 3 (0.44%) CEH
11 3 (0.44%) CISSP
12 2 (0.29%) CCIE
12 2 (0.29%) MCP
12 2 (0.29%) RHCT
12 2 (0.29%) SAS Certification
13 1 (0.15%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.39%) SLA
2 16 (2.36%) QA
3 5 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.59%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.15%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.15%) RMADS
5 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 69 (10.18%) Active Directory
2 47 (6.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (4.13%) Hyper-V
4 17 (2.51%) XenServer
5 16 (2.36%) Xen
6 15 (2.21%) KVM
7 11 (1.62%) Docker
7 11 (1.62%) NFS
7 11 (1.62%) Squid
8 9 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (1.18%) Varnish
10 7 (1.03%) iptables
10 7 (1.03%) Oracle RAC
11 6 (0.88%) Samba
12 5 (0.74%) vSphere
13 4 (0.59%) Postfix
14 3 (0.44%) XenApp
15 1 (0.15%) Firmware
15 1 (0.15%) Kamailio
15 1 (0.15%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 51 (7.52%) Puppet
2 27 (3.98%) Nagios
3 15 (2.21%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (1.92%) Ansible
5 12 (1.77%) Zenoss
6 10 (1.47%) Control-M
7 8 (1.18%) Munin
7 8 (1.18%) OpenView
8 7 (1.03%) NetBackup
8 7 (1.03%) OpenAM
9 6 (0.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 6 (0.88%) WSUS
10 5 (0.74%) HAProxy
11 4 (0.59%) ITRS Geneos
12 3 (0.44%) Kibana
12 3 (0.44%) logstash
12 3 (0.44%) Opsview
13 2 (0.29%) CFEngine
13 2 (0.29%) cPanel
13 2 (0.29%) Xymon
Vendors
1 151 (22.27%) Red Hat
2 138 (20.35%) Oracle
3 93 (13.72%) VMware
4 74 (10.91%) Microsoft
5 56 (8.26%) Cisco
6 48 (7.08%) IBM
7 38 (5.60%) Sun
8 36 (5.31%) HP
9 34 (5.01%) Sybase
10 30 (4.42%) Citrix
11 22 (3.24%) Fidessa
12 20 (2.95%) Bloomberg
12 20 (2.95%) Reuters
13 18 (2.65%) Juniper
14 13 (1.92%) GL TRADE
14 13 (1.92%) NYFIX
14 13 (1.92%) Patsystems
15 9 (1.33%) CQG
16 8 (1.18%) Eze Castle Integration
16 8 (1.18%) SaltStack
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Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
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London
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Salary: £17000 - £25000 per annum + excellent training
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + bonus, on-call allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
@ITS
Salary: From £0 to £0 per annum Competitive + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £75000 - £85000 Per Annum Benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 Per Annum Benefits
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The Resourcing Hub
Salary: From £0 to £0 per annum Competitive + Benefits
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Bridgwater, Somerset
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £25000 per annum + negotiable +benefits
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Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £ excellent+bonus+bens
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £650000 - £651000 per annum
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Slough, Berkshire
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Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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London
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 Per Annum
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Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
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Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
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Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Sandbach, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
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Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £35,000 to £37,000 per annum £35,000 to £37,000 Negotiable + G'Te
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Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum £25,000 to £27,000 Negotiable + G'Te
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Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus 10% bonus, shares and good benefits
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Linux Recruit
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
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Sandbach, Cheshire
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