The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Linux Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Support
Rank 647 651 650
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 293 337 355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.30% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.31% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 257 289 320
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,151 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +1.44%

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
94522 107194 114726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.38% 96.47% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79692 88358 93874
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
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 median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Linux Support
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Linux Support in the job title.

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 29 June 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Support within the UK over the 3 months to 29 June 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
England +13 285 £50,000 +25.00% 34
London +24 138 £55,000 -4.34% 14
South East +19 91 £50,000 +42.85% 9
Berkshire +20 53 £50,000 +68.06% 7
Reading +19 38 £54,500 +118.00% 5
Surrey +24 25 £50,000 - 2
City of London +56 18 £65,000 +18.18% 2
North West +45 18 £33,500 +44.59% 5
Manchester +8 13 £33,250 +12.71% 4
East of England +2 12 £44,500 +1.36% 2
Woking -4 11 £50,000 -
South West +17 10 £45,000 +73.07% 1
Hertfordshire +13 9 £44,500 - 1
Yorkshire +19 7 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 7 £40,000 - 2
North East - 7 £40,000 - 2
Tyne and Wear - 7 £40,000 - 2
Watford +2 6 £44,500 -
West Sussex - 6 £29,750 -
Bristol +25 5 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Slough +10 5 £45,000 +5.88%
Merseyside +4 5 £36,000 +55.38% 1
Liverpool -2 5 £36,000 +55.38% 1
Bracknell -2 5 £24,000 -52.00%
Egham - 5 £55,000 - 1
Wiltshire - 5 £33,250 -
Leeds +22 4 £30,500 -6.15% 1
Stockport +15 4 £32,250 -10.41% 3
Scotland +10 4 £32,500 -35.00% 1
West Yorkshire +3 4 £30,500 -6.15% 1

Linux Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 featuring Linux Support in the job title.

1 609 (100.00%) Linux
2 284 (46.63%) Windows
3 234 (38.42%) Red Hat
4 224 (36.78%) Perl
5 220 (36.12%) Unix
6 217 (35.63%) SQL
7 206 (33.83%) Oracle
8 192 (31.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 170 (27.91%) Puppet
10 167 (27.42%) Bash Shell
11 164 (26.93%) Finance
12 158 (25.94%) MySQL
13 151 (24.79%) Apache
14 148 (24.30%) Tomcat
15 132 (21.67%) VMware
16 131 (21.51%) ITIL
17 130 (21.35%) SQL Server
18 128 (21.02%) JBoss
19 125 (20.53%) Python
20 113 (18.56%) TCP/IP
20 113 (18.56%) Amazon AWS
21 108 (17.73%) Firewall
22 106 (17.41%) Windows Server
23 100 (16.42%) WebSphere
24 98 (16.09%) HTTP
25 97 (15.93%) SAN
26 96 (15.76%) LDAP
26 96 (15.76%) LAMP
27 92 (15.11%) Web Services
27 92 (15.11%) Degree

Linux Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 151 (24.79%) Apache
2 148 (24.30%) Tomcat
3 128 (21.02%) JBoss
4 100 (16.42%) WebSphere
5 72 (11.82%) WebLogic
6 70 (11.49%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 67 (11.00%) BizTalk Server
8 37 (6.08%) nginx
9 36 (5.91%) Confluence
10 26 (4.27%) IIS
11 16 (2.63%) OpenStack
12 12 (1.97%) SharePoint
13 7 (1.15%) WebSphere Application Server
14 5 (0.82%) CMS
14 5 (0.82%) Skype for Business
15 4 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
15 4 (0.66%) MQSeries
16 3 (0.49%) MS Exchange
17 2 (0.33%) Jetty
17 2 (0.33%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 30 (4.93%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (1.48%) MetaTrader
2 7 (1.15%) Oracle ERP
3 4 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.33%) Front Arena
4 2 (0.33%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 113 (18.56%) Amazon AWS
2 80 (13.14%) SaaS
3 14 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (1.97%) PaaS
5 10 (1.64%) Office 365
6 9 (1.48%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (0.99%) IaaS
7 6 (0.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 5 (0.82%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.49%) Google Apps
9 3 (0.49%) Joyent
9 3 (0.49%) Route 53
10 2 (0.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.33%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.33%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.16%) AWS OpsWorks
11 1 (0.16%) GitHub
11 1 (0.16%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 113 (18.56%) TCP/IP
2 108 (17.73%) Firewall
3 98 (16.09%) HTTP
4 97 (15.93%) SAN
5 96 (15.76%) LDAP
6 88 (14.45%) NAS
7 35 (5.75%) DNS
8 22 (3.61%) VPN
9 21 (3.45%) VoIP
10 20 (3.28%) LAN
10 20 (3.28%) WAN
11 17 (2.79%) Wireshark
12 15 (2.46%) VLAN
13 14 (2.30%) SSL
14 12 (1.97%) DHCP
14 12 (1.97%) FTP
14 12 (1.97%) SMTP
15 10 (1.64%) Internet
16 8 (1.31%) Remote Desktop
16 8 (1.31%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (25.94%) MySQL
2 130 (21.35%) SQL Server
3 70 (11.49%) Relational Database
4 67 (11.00%) RDBMS
5 18 (2.96%) Oracle Database
5 18 (2.96%) PostgreSQL
5 18 (2.96%) SQL Server 2008
6 16 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
6 16 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (1.97%) Big Data
8 7 (1.15%) MongoDB
9 6 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (0.66%) DB2
12 3 (0.49%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (0.49%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (0.49%) Redis
13 2 (0.33%) Oracle Exadata
14 1 (0.16%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 41 (6.73%) JIRA
2 36 (5.91%) Subversion
3 18 (2.96%) Git (software)
4 17 (2.79%) Jenkins
5 11 (1.81%) Vagrant
6 3 (0.49%) Firebug
6 3 (0.49%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (0.49%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.16%) JMeter
7 1 (0.16%) PowerBuilder
7 1 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.16%) Toad
General
1 164 (26.93%) Finance
2 49 (8.05%) Banking
3 26 (4.27%) Retail
3 26 (4.27%) Telecoms
4 24 (3.94%) Financial Institution
5 19 (3.12%) Marketing
6 11 (1.81%) Front Office
7 9 (1.48%) Back Office
7 9 (1.48%) Law
8 8 (1.31%) Electronics
9 6 (0.99%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.33%) Advertising
10 2 (0.33%) German Language
10 2 (0.33%) Publishing
11 1 (0.16%) Games
11 1 (0.16%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.16%) Legal
11 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (15.76%) LAMP
2 92 (15.11%) Web Services
3 59 (9.69%) .NET
4 38 (6.24%) Middleware
5 29 (4.76%) HTML
6 23 (3.78%) FIX Protocol
7 21 (3.45%) CSS
8 13 (2.13%) Ruby on Rails
9 12 (1.97%) LEMP Stack
9 12 (1.97%) XML
10 11 (1.81%) LAPP Stack
10 11 (1.81%) WebSphere MQ
11 10 (1.64%) ELK Stack
11 10 (1.64%) MCollective
12 7 (1.15%) POSIX
13 5 (0.82%) JSON
14 4 (0.66%) ActiveMQ
15 3 (0.49%) EDI
15 3 (0.49%) J2EE
15 3 (0.49%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 50 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (7.55%) Equities
3 34 (5.58%) Derivative
4 26 (4.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 24 (3.94%) Computer Science
6 20 (3.28%) Clustering
7 18 (2.96%) Data Centre
8 16 (2.63%) Hedge funds
9 10 (1.64%) Fixed Income
10 9 (1.48%) Fintech
10 9 (1.48%) Replication
11 6 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (0.82%) Digital Media
12 5 (0.82%) Hybrid Cloud
12 5 (0.82%) Mathematics
13 4 (0.66%) EMC VNX
13 4 (0.66%) EPoS
13 4 (0.66%) Eurex
13 4 (0.66%) Market Risk
14 3 (0.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 609 (100.00%) Linux
2 284 (46.63%) Windows
3 220 (36.12%) Unix
4 192 (31.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 106 (17.41%) Windows Server
6 70 (11.49%) CentOS
7 36 (5.91%) Ubuntu
8 35 (5.75%) Solaris
9 34 (5.58%) AIX
10 32 (5.25%) Windows Server 2008
11 28 (4.60%) Debian
12 25 (4.11%) Windows Server 2012
13 15 (2.46%) Windows Server 2003
14 12 (1.97%) SUSE
15 9 (1.48%) Oracle Linux
16 6 (0.99%) Android
16 6 (0.99%) Apple iOS
16 6 (0.99%) Windows 7
17 5 (0.82%) Fedora
18 4 (0.66%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (21.51%) ITIL
2 70 (11.49%) Web Operations
3 48 (7.88%) Incident Management
4 42 (6.90%) DevOps
5 40 (6.57%) Problem Management
6 31 (5.09%) Configuration Management
7 29 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
8 28 (4.60%) Mentoring
9 26 (4.27%) Load Balancing
10 25 (4.11%) Disaster Recovery
11 24 (3.94%) Open Source
12 20 (3.28%) High Availability
12 20 (3.28%) Service Management
13 18 (2.96%) Network Design
14 17 (2.79%) ITSM
15 15 (2.46%) Root Cause Analysis
15 15 (2.46%) SOA
16 12 (1.97%) Performance Tuning
17 11 (1.81%) Change Management
17 11 (1.81%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 224 (36.78%) Perl
2 217 (35.63%) SQL
3 167 (27.42%) Bash Shell
4 125 (20.53%) Python
5 87 (14.29%) Java
5 87 (14.29%) PowerShell
6 58 (9.52%) Shell Script
7 35 (5.75%) Ruby
8 34 (5.58%) C++
9 31 (5.09%) PHP
10 27 (4.43%) JavaScript
11 24 (3.94%) Korn
12 17 (2.79%) C
13 15 (2.46%) C#
14 12 (1.97%) PL/SQL
15 9 (1.48%) AWK
16 8 (1.31%) Tcl
17 3 (0.49%) T-SQL
18 2 (0.33%) sed
19 1 (0.16%) VB
Qualifications
1 92 (15.11%) Degree
2 43 (7.06%) ITIL Certification
3 22 (3.61%) Security Cleared
4 16 (2.63%) SC Cleared
5 13 (2.13%) RHCE
6 9 (1.48%) CEH
6 9 (1.48%) CISSP
7 8 (1.31%) PhD
8 7 (1.15%) CTC Cleared
9 5 (0.82%) RHCSA
10 4 (0.66%) CCENT
10 4 (0.66%) CFA
10 4 (0.66%) MBA
11 3 (0.49%) CCNA
11 3 (0.49%) CCNP
11 3 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.49%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.49%) HND
11 3 (0.49%) LPIC
11 3 (0.49%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.11%) SLA
2 11 (1.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (1.64%) QA
4 8 (1.31%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.33%) HL7
6 1 (0.16%) DICOM
System Software
1 84 (13.79%) Oracle RAC
2 63 (10.34%) Active Directory
3 35 (5.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 32 (5.25%) Hyper-V
5 19 (3.12%) Squid
5 19 (3.12%) VMware ESX
6 11 (1.81%) Docker
7 10 (1.64%) qmail
8 9 (1.48%) XenServer
9 8 (1.31%) KVM
10 7 (1.15%) Varnish
10 7 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (0.99%) vSphere
11 6 (0.99%) Xen
12 5 (0.82%) vCloud
13 3 (0.49%) Postfix
13 3 (0.49%) Terminal Services
14 2 (0.33%) iptables
14 2 (0.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 2 (0.33%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 170 (27.91%) Puppet
2 67 (11.00%) OpenAM
3 61 (10.02%) Nagios
4 33 (5.42%) Control-M
5 32 (5.25%) Opscode Chef
6 31 (5.09%) OpenView
7 16 (2.63%) Backup Exec
8 14 (2.30%) logstash
9 13 (2.13%) Cacti
10 12 (1.97%) ZABBIX
11 11 (1.81%) Ansible
11 11 (1.81%) Graphite
12 10 (1.64%) collectd
12 10 (1.64%) Ganglia
13 9 (1.48%) Munin
14 5 (0.82%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 5 (0.82%) vMotion
14 5 (0.82%) Zenoss
15 3 (0.49%) Casper Suite
15 3 (0.49%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 234 (38.42%) Red Hat
2 206 (33.83%) Oracle
3 132 (21.67%) VMware
4 78 (12.81%) Sun
5 68 (11.17%) HP
6 56 (9.20%) Microsoft
7 51 (8.37%) Cisco
8 31 (5.09%) IBM
9 25 (4.11%) Splunk
10 20 (3.28%) Citrix
11 14 (2.30%) Juniper
11 14 (2.30%) Symantec
12 13 (2.13%) Veeam
13 12 (1.97%) NetApp
14 10 (1.64%) EMC
15 8 (1.31%) Sybase
16 7 (1.15%) F5
17 6 (0.99%) SaltStack
18 5 (0.82%) Apple
18 5 (0.82%) SAP
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 per annum + dental, health, bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Parham Consulting
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Maximum £55,000 plus 10% bonus, shares and goo
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
IntaPeople
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £27000 per annum + excellent training, progression
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + on call bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
2i Resourcing
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Unspecified £Excellent + Benefits (Dependant on experience)
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Novate IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum Negotiable + Bonus + Shift Allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 5 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20k-25k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic + prospects
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + FlexiTime, Pension, Health
Posted: 16 days ago
Reading
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £20,000 - £25,000 depending on experience + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
West London
Playtech
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus an attractive benefits package
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 25 days ago
LIVERPOOL
Foresight Solutions
Salary: £32-£37000 PER YEAR
Posted: 20 days ago