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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Support
Rank 779 736 801
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +65
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 138 147 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.13% 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.14% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 115 132 102
Average salary £34,500 £38,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.38% +11.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,600 £49,000 £45,900
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £35,750 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-3.49% +5.14%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114665 105124 119149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.68% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92969 87480 102132
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -54 133 £34,500 -5.47% 8
South East -14 41 £30,000 -7.69% 2
North West +9 33 £34,500 -10.38%
London -57 32 £38,750 -13.88% 3
Cheshire +18 20 £34,500 -10.38%
Surrey +10 19 £40,000 +9.58% 1
Berkshire -7 13 £30,000 +30.43%
Manchester -4 11 £34,500 +15.00%
East of England -21 10 £40,000 +1.26% 2
Reading -5 8 £27,500 +19.56%
Staines +4 7 £65,000 +14.03%
Knutsford - 7 £34,500 -
Cambridge -8 6 £40,000 +1.26% 2
Cambridgeshire -8 6 £40,000 +1.26% 2
Nantwich - 6 - -
North East - 6 £37,000 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 6 £37,000 - 1
Leeds -24 5 £27,000 -19.06%
West Yorkshire -33 5 £27,000 -19.06%
Yorkshire -40 5 £27,000 -19.06%
Gloucestershire +9 4 £46,000 +9.52%
South West -12 4 £46,000 +9.52%
Epsom - 4 - -
Slough 0 3 £30,000 -40.00%
Stockport -4 3 £34,000 +17.24%
Hampshire -6 3 £39,750 -0.62%
City of London -30 3 £40,000 +66.66%
Essex - 3 £39,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £37,000 - 1
Cheltenham - 3 £46,000 -

Linux Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 240 (100.00%) Linux
2 105 (43.75%) UNIX
3 100 (41.67%) Windows
4 97 (40.42%) Red Hat
5 68 (28.33%) Perl
6 61 (25.42%) Apache
7 59 (24.58%) Python
8 53 (22.08%) VMware
9 51 (21.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 49 (20.42%) TCP/IP
10 49 (20.42%) Solaris
10 49 (20.42%) MySQL
11 48 (20.00%) SQL
12 47 (19.58%) Finance
13 44 (18.33%) CentOS
14 38 (15.83%) Change Management
14 38 (15.83%) Nagios
15 36 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
16 35 (14.58%) Oracle
17 34 (14.17%) SAN
18 33 (13.75%) Java
19 32 (13.33%) PHP
20 31 (12.92%) Degree
20 31 (12.92%) HP
20 31 (12.92%) Tivoli
20 31 (12.92%) IIS
20 31 (12.92%) Tomcat
20 31 (12.92%) ITIL
21 30 (12.50%) Ubuntu
22 27 (11.25%) Problem Management

Linux Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 61 (25.42%) Apache
2 31 (12.92%) IIS
2 31 (12.92%) Tomcat
3 22 (9.17%) CMS
4 19 (7.92%) Drupal
5 18 (7.50%) WordPress
6 17 (7.08%) Alfresco
7 16 (6.67%) nginx
8 5 (2.08%) GlassFish
9 4 (1.67%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (1.67%) WebSphere
9 4 (1.67%) IBM HTTP Server
10 3 (1.25%) Commerce Server
10 3 (1.25%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.83%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.83%) Confluence
11 2 (0.83%) Escenic
12 1 (0.42%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.42%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.42%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.67%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
1 4 (1.67%) IntelliMatch
2 3 (1.25%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.42%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.83%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (5.00%) Route 53
2 12 (5.00%) Amazon ELB
2 12 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.25%) IaaS
4 3 (1.25%) SaaS
4 3 (1.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (20.42%) TCP/IP
2 34 (14.17%) SAN
3 25 (10.42%) FTP
4 21 (8.75%) Firewall
5 17 (7.08%) Internet
6 16 (6.67%) NAS
7 15 (6.25%) DNS
7 15 (6.25%) HTTP
8 11 (4.58%) VPN
9 9 (3.75%) iSCSI
10 7 (2.92%) BIG-IP
10 7 (2.92%) LAN
10 7 (2.92%) SNMP
10 7 (2.92%) SSL
11 6 (2.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 6 (2.50%) MRTG
11 6 (2.50%) VoIP
12 5 (2.08%) SMTP
12 5 (2.08%) DHCP
13 4 (1.67%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (20.42%) MySQL
2 26 (10.83%) SQL Server
3 13 (5.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (5.42%) Relational Database
4 12 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
5 11 (4.58%) Oracle Database
6 10 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (2.92%) DB2
8 5 (2.08%) InterSystems Cache
8 5 (2.08%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.42%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (1.67%) FitNesse
2 2 (0.83%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.83%) JIRA
General
1 47 (19.58%) Finance
2 16 (6.67%) Banking
3 7 (2.92%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.50%) Retail
5 3 (1.25%) Publishing
5 3 (1.25%) Marketing
5 3 (1.25%) Retail Banking
6 2 (0.83%) Advertising
6 2 (0.83%) Games
6 2 (0.83%) Back Office
7 1 (0.42%) Automotive
7 1 (0.42%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (9.58%) Web Services
2 9 (3.75%) COM
3 8 (3.33%) XML
3 8 (3.33%) J2EE
4 6 (2.50%) Middleware
4 6 (2.50%) X-Windows
5 5 (2.08%) .NET
6 3 (1.25%) LAMP
6 3 (1.25%) .NET Framework
6 3 (1.25%) HTML
7 2 (0.83%) Ajax
8 1 (0.42%) Java EE
8 1 (0.42%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.42%) Struts
8 1 (0.42%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.08%) Clustering
2 12 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 9 (3.75%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.92%) Replication
4 7 (2.92%) Enterprise Storage
5 6 (2.50%) Open Source
5 6 (2.50%) iSeries
6 5 (2.08%) CLARiiON
7 4 (1.67%) SWIFT
8 3 (1.25%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.83%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.83%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.83%) iPad
9 2 (0.83%) Firmware
9 2 (0.83%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.83%) Derivative
9 2 (0.83%) IVR
10 1 (0.42%) IPTV
10 1 (0.42%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.42%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 240 (100.00%) Linux
2 105 (43.75%) UNIX
3 100 (41.67%) Windows
4 51 (21.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 49 (20.42%) Solaris
6 44 (18.33%) CentOS
7 30 (12.50%) Ubuntu
8 23 (9.58%) Windows Server 2008
9 22 (9.17%) SUSE
10 15 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (4.17%) Debian
12 7 (2.92%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (2.50%) AIX
13 6 (2.50%) HPUX
14 5 (2.08%) Mac OS X
15 4 (1.67%) Windows 2000
16 3 (1.25%) VMS
16 3 (1.25%) Windows 7
17 2 (0.83%) Android
17 2 (0.83%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (15.83%) Change Management
2 31 (12.92%) ITIL
3 27 (11.25%) Problem Management
4 17 (7.08%) Configuration Management
4 17 (7.08%) Load Balancing
4 17 (7.08%) Server Monitoring
5 15 (6.25%) Migration
5 15 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
6 13 (5.42%) Service Delivery
7 10 (4.17%) Service Management
8 9 (3.75%) Information Security
8 9 (3.75%) Capacity Planning
8 9 (3.75%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (3.33%) Change Control
9 8 (3.33%) E-Commerce
9 8 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (2.92%) Incident Management
11 5 (2.08%) Network Design
11 5 (2.08%) Root Cause Analysis
12 4 (1.67%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 68 (28.33%) Perl
2 59 (24.58%) Python
3 48 (20.00%) SQL
4 33 (13.75%) Java
5 32 (13.33%) PHP
6 26 (10.83%) Bash Shell
7 16 (6.67%) Jython
8 14 (5.83%) Shell Script
9 9 (3.75%) AWK
10 6 (2.50%) sed
10 6 (2.50%) JavaScript
11 4 (1.67%) Ruby
12 2 (0.83%) C
13 1 (0.42%) C++
13 1 (0.42%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 31 (12.92%) Degree
2 15 (6.25%) RHCE
3 11 (4.58%) Security Cleared
4 8 (3.33%) Sun Certification
5 2 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.83%) RHCT
6 1 (0.42%) CCNP
6 1 (0.42%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.17%) SLA
2 4 (1.67%) QA
3 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.42%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.42%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 36 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (7.50%) vSphere
3 14 (5.83%) VMware ESX
4 13 (5.42%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (4.58%) Active Directory
6 7 (2.92%) Samba
6 7 (2.92%) Xen
6 7 (2.92%) NFS
6 7 (2.92%) XenApp
7 6 (2.50%) Sendmail
7 6 (2.50%) VMware Server
7 6 (2.50%) KVM
7 6 (2.50%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 4 (1.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (0.83%) Squid
10 1 (0.42%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.42%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.42%) Dovecot
10 1 (0.42%) Varnish
10 1 (0.42%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 38 (15.83%) Nagios
2 31 (12.92%) Tivoli
3 26 (10.83%) Puppet
4 19 (7.92%) OpenView
4 19 (7.92%) BMC PATROL
5 18 (7.50%) Plesk
6 15 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (3.75%) NetBackup
7 9 (3.75%) YUM
8 5 (2.08%) EMC Navisphere
9 4 (1.67%) ZABBIX
10 3 (1.25%) Unicenter
10 3 (1.25%) Red Hat Satellite
10 3 (1.25%) Vagrant
10 3 (1.25%) Zenoss
11 1 (0.42%) Foglight
11 1 (0.42%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 1 (0.42%) Control-M
Vendors
1 97 (40.42%) Red Hat
2 53 (22.08%) VMware
3 35 (14.58%) Oracle
4 31 (12.92%) HP
5 24 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 20 (8.33%) IBM
6 20 (8.33%) BMC
7 16 (6.67%) Citrix
8 15 (6.25%) Cisco
9 13 (5.42%) EMC
9 13 (5.42%) JBoss
10 11 (4.58%) Sun
10 11 (4.58%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (2.92%) F5
12 6 (2.50%) Brocade
13 5 (2.08%) Google
14 4 (1.67%) TIBCO
14 4 (1.67%) Symantec
14 4 (1.67%) Reuters
14 4 (1.67%) Brady
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