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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Support
Rank 778 774 796
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 115 103 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.097% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.10% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 106 97 83
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £18,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £52,500 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £34,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.47%

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
108452 100082 111127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.24% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 87684 82974 94899
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -9 113 £35,000 -6.66% 9
London +5 43 £42,500 - 4
South East -31 35 £30,000 +13.20% 2
North West -8 21 £35,000 -24.32% 1
Berkshire +3 14 £27,500 -26.66%
Cheshire +1 11 £35,000 -26.31%
Manchester -2 9 £35,000 - 1
East Sussex -17 9 £30,000 +66.66% 1
Brighton -18 9 £30,000 +66.66% 1
Slough +8 8 £30,000 -20.00%
City of London -4 8 £41,250 -21.42% 2
Knutsford - 7 £35,000 -
Surrey -11 6 £42,500 +27.81%
Reading +3 4 £24,250 +5.43%
West Midlands -8 4 £31,750 -3.78%
East of England -14 4 £26,250 +5.00% 1
Epsom +1 3 £47,500 -
Coventry -1 3 £31,000 -6.06%
Hertfordshire -9 3 £25,000 -
North East - 3 £45,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £45,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £45,000 -
Oxfordshire +8 2 £32,500 +35.41% 1
Wales +4 2 £37,500 +108.33%
Hampshire -20 2 £24,000 -4.00%
Yorkshire -32 2 £34,500 -13.75% 1
South Wales - 2 £37,500 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £34,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £42,500 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £42,500 -

Linux Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 235 (100.00%) Linux
2 101 (42.98%) UNIX
3 88 (37.45%) Red Hat
4 75 (31.91%) Windows
5 73 (31.06%) Apache
6 68 (28.94%) Perl
7 62 (26.38%) MySQL
8 59 (25.11%) Python
9 50 (21.28%) Java
9 50 (21.28%) Tomcat
10 49 (20.85%) Finance
10 49 (20.85%) Nagios
10 49 (20.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 46 (19.57%) TCP/IP
12 43 (18.30%) Solaris
12 43 (18.30%) PHP
12 43 (18.30%) Change Management
13 41 (17.45%) VMware
14 39 (16.60%) Ubuntu
15 37 (15.74%) Firewall
16 35 (14.89%) Shell Script
16 35 (14.89%) VMware Infrastructure
17 30 (12.77%) Problem Management
17 30 (12.77%) Bash Shell
18 28 (11.91%) DNS
19 27 (11.49%) Cisco
19 27 (11.49%) Oracle
19 27 (11.49%) Tivoli
20 26 (11.06%) Banking
21 25 (10.64%) HP

Linux Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 73 (31.06%) Apache
2 50 (21.28%) Tomcat
3 17 (7.23%) IIS
4 16 (6.81%) CMS
5 15 (6.38%) Drupal
6 11 (4.68%) WebSphere
6 11 (4.68%) Escenic
7 7 (2.98%) nginx
8 6 (2.55%) WordPress
8 6 (2.55%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (2.13%) GlassFish
10 4 (1.70%) Alfresco
11 2 (0.85%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.85%) Node.js
11 2 (0.85%) Joomla!
12 1 (0.43%) Commerce Server
12 1 (0.43%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.43%) Jetty
12 1 (0.43%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.43%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 15 (6.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (2.55%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
1 6 (2.55%) IntelliMatch
2 5 (2.13%) Magento
3 1 (0.43%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.26%) SaaS
2 7 (2.98%) PaaS
3 6 (2.55%) IaaS
4 3 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.43%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 46 (19.57%) TCP/IP
2 37 (15.74%) Firewall
3 28 (11.91%) DNS
4 18 (7.66%) Internet
5 16 (6.81%) SNMP
5 16 (6.81%) VoIP
6 11 (4.68%) SSL
7 10 (4.26%) DHCP
7 10 (4.26%) FTP
8 9 (3.83%) SAN
9 8 (3.40%) WAN
10 7 (2.98%) LAN
10 7 (2.98%) SMTP
10 7 (2.98%) VPN
11 5 (2.13%) PBX
11 5 (2.13%) HTTP
11 5 (2.13%) NAS
12 4 (1.70%) Cisco IOS
12 4 (1.70%) IPv4
13 3 (1.28%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (26.38%) MySQL
2 19 (8.09%) Oracle Database
3 15 (6.38%) Relational Database
4 7 (2.98%) SQL Server
5 5 (2.13%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.28%) DB2
6 3 (1.28%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (0.43%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.43%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.43%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (3.40%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.13%) Subversion
3 3 (1.28%) JIRA
3 3 (1.28%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.28%) Gerrit
General
1 49 (20.85%) Finance
2 26 (11.06%) Banking
3 14 (5.96%) Retail
4 11 (4.68%) Publishing
5 7 (2.98%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.28%) Marketing
7 2 (0.85%) Games
7 2 (0.85%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.85%) Automotive
7 2 (0.85%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.85%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.38%) LAMP
2 11 (4.68%) Ajax
3 7 (2.98%) HTML
3 7 (2.98%) Web Services
4 6 (2.55%) CSS
5 4 (1.70%) J2EE
6 3 (1.28%) SOAP
7 2 (0.85%) Memcached
7 2 (0.85%) Java EE
7 2 (0.85%) XML
8 1 (0.43%) COM
8 1 (0.43%) .NET
8 1 (0.43%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.43%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.68%) Digital Media
1 11 (4.68%) Mobile App
2 6 (2.55%) SWIFT
2 6 (2.55%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.13%) Client/Server
3 5 (2.13%) Clustering
3 5 (2.13%) Open Source
4 4 (1.70%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (1.70%) Mobile Banking
4 4 (1.70%) HACMP
5 3 (1.28%) iDTV
5 3 (1.28%) Video Editing
5 3 (1.28%) CLARiiON
5 3 (1.28%) BBC
6 2 (0.85%) iPad
6 2 (0.85%) Mathematics
6 2 (0.85%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.43%) Firmware
7 1 (0.43%) CMDB
7 1 (0.43%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 235 (100.00%) Linux
2 101 (42.98%) UNIX
3 75 (31.91%) Windows
4 49 (20.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 43 (18.30%) Solaris
6 39 (16.60%) Ubuntu
7 24 (10.21%) CentOS
8 18 (7.66%) SUSE
9 15 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (4.68%) Debian
11 9 (3.83%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (2.55%) Fedora
12 6 (2.55%) VMS
13 5 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (2.13%) Windows 7
14 4 (1.70%) AIX
15 2 (0.85%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.85%) Android
15 2 (0.85%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.43%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (18.30%) Change Management
2 30 (12.77%) Problem Management
3 20 (8.51%) Server Monitoring
4 17 (7.23%) ITIL
5 16 (6.81%) Incident Management
6 15 (6.38%) Load Balancing
7 13 (5.53%) Capacity Planning
8 11 (4.68%) Content Management
9 9 (3.83%) Service Delivery
9 9 (3.83%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (3.40%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (2.13%) Service Management
12 4 (1.70%) DevOps
12 4 (1.70%) E-Commerce
12 4 (1.70%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (1.70%) Configuration Management
13 3 (1.28%) Performance Management
13 3 (1.28%) Capacity Management
14 2 (0.85%) Network Management
14 2 (0.85%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (28.94%) Perl
2 59 (25.11%) Python
3 50 (21.28%) Java
4 43 (18.30%) PHP
5 35 (14.89%) Shell Script
6 30 (12.77%) Bash Shell
7 25 (10.64%) SQL
8 18 (7.66%) Ruby
8 18 (7.66%) Jython
9 13 (5.53%) JavaScript
10 5 (2.13%) C
11 4 (1.70%) AWK
11 4 (1.70%) Lua
12 2 (0.85%) Korn
Qualifications
1 22 (9.36%) Degree
2 4 (1.70%) RHCE
3 3 (1.28%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.28%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.85%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (0.85%) IBM AIX Certification
5 1 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.43%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.53%) SLA
2 2 (0.85%) QA
2 2 (0.85%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 35 (14.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (5.11%) vSphere
3 9 (3.83%) Active Directory
3 9 (3.83%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 9 (3.83%) KVM
4 6 (2.55%) Squid
5 5 (2.13%) NFS
5 5 (2.13%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.85%) Varnish
6 2 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.85%) PowerHA
7 1 (0.43%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.43%) Postfix
7 1 (0.43%) XenApp
7 1 (0.43%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.43%) Samba
7 1 (0.43%) GPFS
7 1 (0.43%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 49 (20.85%) Nagios
2 27 (11.49%) Tivoli
3 18 (7.66%) OpenView
3 18 (7.66%) BMC PATROL
4 17 (7.23%) Puppet
5 13 (5.53%) Zenoss
5 13 (5.53%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (5.11%) Vagrant
7 10 (4.26%) Plesk
8 6 (2.55%) Salt
9 5 (2.13%) ZABBIX
10 4 (1.70%) Opsview
11 3 (1.28%) EMC Navisphere
12 2 (0.85%) NetBackup
12 2 (0.85%) EMC NetWorker
12 2 (0.85%) Cacti
13 1 (0.43%) Netcool
13 1 (0.43%) Foglight
13 1 (0.43%) SCCM
13 1 (0.43%) Icinga
Vendors
1 88 (37.45%) Red Hat
2 41 (17.45%) VMware
3 27 (11.49%) Cisco
3 27 (11.49%) Oracle
4 25 (10.64%) HP
5 18 (7.66%) BMC
5 18 (7.66%) IBM
6 16 (6.81%) Google
7 13 (5.53%) Microsoft
8 9 (3.83%) Sun
9 8 (3.40%) EMC
10 7 (2.98%) JBoss
11 6 (2.55%) Brady
11 6 (2.55%) Citrix
11 6 (2.55%) TIBCO
12 3 (1.28%) Brocade
12 3 (1.28%) Zoho
13 2 (0.85%) SolarWinds
13 2 (0.85%) hybris
13 2 (0.85%) F5
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