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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Support
Rank 749 773 742
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 121 117 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.12% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 93 98 134
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,450 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,000 £45,350
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £35,750
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +1.39%

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
101167 100905 102697
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.80% 94.47% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 83281 81156 86804
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 3 March 2015 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 3 March 2015. 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 +17 115 £37,500 - 17
South East -8 54 £42,250 -9.13% 5
London +5 40 £39,500 -1.25% 7
Berkshire +14 30 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Surrey -9 13 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Slough +7 11 £42,000 +3.70%
Bracknell - 11 £45,000 -
Hampshire - 10 £22,000 - 1
Woking +6 9 £50,000 -12.28% 1
North West -22 9 £22,500 -31.81% 2
Farnborough - 8 £22,000 -
City of London +11 5 £38,500 -18.94% 1
East Midlands - 5 £23,500 - 1
West Midlands - 5 £29,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 5 £23,500 -
Cheshire -4 4 £25,000 -25.92%
Reading -6 4 - -
Marlow - 4 £32,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 4 £32,000 - 1
Maidenhead - 4 £32,000 -
Manchester -1 3 £23,750 -29.62% 1
Birmingham - 3 £29,500 -
Guildford - 3 £45,000 -
Liverpool +8 2 £21,789 -32.95% 1
Merseyside +8 2 £21,789 -32.95% 1
Windsor -15 2 £52,500 +50.00%
Wilmslow - 2 £25,000 -
Southampton - 2 £36,250 - 1
Scotland +10 1 - -
East of England 0 1 £32,500 +12.06% 1

Linux Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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.

1 223 (100.00%) Linux
2 94 (42.15%) Red Hat
3 79 (35.43%) Windows
4 78 (34.98%) UNIX
5 73 (32.74%) Apache
6 71 (31.84%) VMware
7 69 (30.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 56 (25.11%) Perl
8 56 (25.11%) MySQL
9 48 (21.52%) SQL
10 47 (21.08%) Tomcat
11 46 (20.63%) PHP
12 45 (20.18%) Python
13 40 (17.94%) ITIL
14 39 (17.49%) Oracle
15 37 (16.59%) SQL Server
15 37 (16.59%) CentOS
16 34 (15.25%) Finance
17 33 (14.80%) Microsoft
17 33 (14.80%) Java
18 32 (14.35%) MS Excel
19 31 (13.90%) SAN
19 31 (13.90%) VMware Infrastructure
20 30 (13.45%) Windows Server 2008
20 30 (13.45%) Nagios
21 28 (12.56%) Firewall
21 28 (12.56%) Ubuntu
21 28 (12.56%) TCP/IP
22 27 (12.11%) Solaris
23 23 (10.31%) Debian

Linux Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 (32.74%) Apache
2 47 (21.08%) Tomcat
3 20 (8.97%) IIS
4 18 (8.07%) nginx
5 14 (6.28%) JBoss
6 9 (4.04%) Lync
7 5 (2.24%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (2.24%) SharePoint
7 5 (2.24%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.79%) GlassFish
8 4 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (1.35%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.90%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.90%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.90%) CloudStack
10 2 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.45%) Confluence
11 1 (0.45%) Drupal
11 1 (0.45%) Jetty
Applications
1 32 (14.35%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.04%) MS Office
3 3 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.79%) Oracle General Ledger
1 4 (1.79%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
1 4 (1.79%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.28%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (5.38%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (4.93%) Amazon S3
3 11 (4.93%) Amazon SQS
3 11 (4.93%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (0.90%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (13.90%) SAN
2 28 (12.56%) TCP/IP
2 28 (12.56%) Firewall
3 20 (8.97%) DNS
4 17 (7.62%) SSL
5 16 (7.17%) Internet
6 11 (4.93%) OpenVPN
7 9 (4.04%) SSH
7 9 (4.04%) WAN
7 9 (4.04%) ADSL
7 9 (4.04%) Broadband
7 9 (4.04%) LAN
8 8 (3.59%) DHCP
8 8 (3.59%) FTP
8 8 (3.59%) HTTP
8 8 (3.59%) SNMP
9 5 (2.24%) SMTP
10 3 (1.35%) VLAN
10 3 (1.35%) Ethereal
10 3 (1.35%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (25.11%) MySQL
2 37 (16.59%) SQL Server
3 11 (4.93%) Redis
3 11 (4.93%) Amazon RDS
4 8 (3.59%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.79%) Informix
5 4 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.90%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (4.04%) JIRA
2 2 (0.90%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.90%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.45%) Psake
3 1 (0.45%) Ant
3 1 (0.45%) Subversion
3 1 (0.45%) Maven
3 1 (0.45%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.45%) Gerrit
General
1 34 (15.25%) Finance
2 11 (4.93%) Games
3 5 (2.24%) Banking
3 5 (2.24%) Law
3 5 (2.24%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.35%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.90%) Advertising
5 2 (0.90%) Retail
6 1 (0.45%) Billing
6 1 (0.45%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.45%) French Language
6 1 (0.45%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.45%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.28%) Web Services
2 8 (3.59%) LAMP
3 7 (3.14%) XML
3 7 (3.14%) HTML
3 7 (3.14%) .NET
4 5 (2.24%) Flash
4 5 (2.24%) FIX Protocol
5 3 (1.35%) J2EE
6 2 (0.90%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.90%) jQuery
6 2 (0.90%) CSS
6 2 (0.90%) libvirt
7 1 (0.45%) REST
7 1 (0.45%) Java EE
7 1 (0.45%) COM
7 1 (0.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.97%) Clustering
2 12 (5.38%) Management Information System
3 11 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (4.48%) Computer Science
5 9 (4.04%) Open Source
6 6 (2.69%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.24%) CMDB
7 5 (2.24%) E-Learning
8 4 (1.79%) Replication
8 4 (1.79%) HACMP
8 4 (1.79%) User Experience
8 4 (1.79%) iPad
8 4 (1.79%) SWIFT
9 3 (1.35%) Fixed Income
9 3 (1.35%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.90%) NHS
10 2 (0.90%) BBC
10 2 (0.90%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.90%) Social Network
10 2 (0.90%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 223 (100.00%) Linux
2 79 (35.43%) Windows
3 78 (34.98%) UNIX
4 69 (30.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 37 (16.59%) CentOS
6 30 (13.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 28 (12.56%) Ubuntu
8 27 (12.11%) Solaris
9 23 (10.31%) Windows Server 2003
9 23 (10.31%) Debian
10 21 (9.42%) Windows Server 2012
11 20 (8.97%) SUSE
12 15 (6.73%) Windows 7
12 15 (6.73%) Windows 8
13 11 (4.93%) Amazon Linux
13 11 (4.93%) Windows XP
14 10 (4.48%) Android
14 10 (4.48%) Apple iOS
15 8 (3.59%) AIX
16 7 (3.14%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (17.94%) ITIL
2 21 (9.42%) Incident Management
3 14 (6.28%) Configuration Management
3 14 (6.28%) Service Management
4 13 (5.83%) Load Balancing
5 11 (4.93%) Project Management
6 10 (4.48%) Change Management
7 9 (4.04%) Capacity Planning
8 8 (3.59%) PRINCE2
8 8 (3.59%) DevOps
9 7 (3.14%) Migration
9 7 (3.14%) Problem Management
10 6 (2.69%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (2.24%) CRM
11 5 (2.24%) Risk Assessment
11 5 (2.24%) Network Management
11 5 (2.24%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (1.79%) Electronic Trading
12 4 (1.79%) Network Design
12 4 (1.79%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 56 (25.11%) Perl
2 48 (21.52%) SQL
3 46 (20.63%) PHP
4 45 (20.18%) Python
5 33 (14.80%) Java
6 21 (9.42%) Bash Shell
7 17 (7.62%) Shell Script
8 9 (4.04%) JavaScript
9 6 (2.69%) C++
9 6 (2.69%) PL/SQL
9 6 (2.69%) PowerShell
10 5 (2.24%) C#
11 4 (1.79%) Tcl
12 3 (1.35%) Ruby
13 2 (0.90%) VBScript
14 1 (0.45%) VBA
14 1 (0.45%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (9.42%) Degree
2 12 (5.38%) Security Cleared
3 10 (4.48%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.48%) RHCE
4 5 (2.24%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (2.24%) VCP4
5 4 (1.79%) PMP
5 4 (1.79%) PMI Certification
5 4 (1.79%) IBM AIX Certification
5 4 (1.79%) CTC Cleared
5 4 (1.79%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.90%) MCITP
6 2 (0.90%) MCP
6 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.45%) MCSE
7 1 (0.45%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.14%) SLA
2 2 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.90%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 31 (13.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (8.97%) Active Directory
3 16 (7.17%) KVM
4 10 (4.48%) VMware ESX
5 7 (3.14%) vSphere
6 6 (2.69%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (2.69%) Firmware
6 6 (2.69%) NFS
7 5 (2.24%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 5 (2.24%) VMware Server
8 4 (1.79%) PowerHA
9 3 (1.35%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.90%) Postfix
10 2 (0.90%) Sendmail
10 2 (0.90%) XenServer
10 2 (0.90%) vCloud
11 1 (0.45%) Corosync
11 1 (0.45%) RHEV
11 1 (0.45%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.45%) Samba
Systems Management
1 30 (13.45%) Nagios
2 17 (7.62%) Puppet
2 17 (7.62%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (6.73%) Plesk
3 15 (6.73%) cPanel
4 13 (5.83%) Webmin
5 11 (4.93%) logstash
5 11 (4.93%) NetBackup
6 6 (2.69%) Tivoli
6 6 (2.69%) Red Hat Satellite
7 5 (2.24%) Opsview
8 4 (1.79%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 4 (1.79%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (0.90%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (0.45%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.45%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.45%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.45%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.45%) yum
Vendors
1 94 (42.15%) Red Hat
2 71 (31.84%) VMware
3 39 (17.49%) Oracle
4 33 (14.80%) Microsoft
5 19 (8.52%) HP
6 17 (7.62%) EMC
7 15 (6.73%) Cisco
8 9 (4.04%) IBM
9 7 (3.14%) Veritas
10 6 (2.69%) Symantec
11 5 (2.24%) Sun
12 4 (1.79%) Fidessa
12 4 (1.79%) TIBCO
12 4 (1.79%) Reuters
12 4 (1.79%) Bloomberg
12 4 (1.79%) NYFIX
12 4 (1.79%) EasyScreen
12 4 (1.79%) EccoWare
12 4 (1.79%) Brady
12 4 (1.79%) Patsystems
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Berkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits to be discussed
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Lancashire
Research Councils UK
Posted: Yesterday
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Superb base, excellent bonus and ben
Posted: 3 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £41000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £50k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 37,000 - 45,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus = pension + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago