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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Support
Rank 647 621 650
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 282 366 364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.34% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.35% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 247 324 328
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 £29,300 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £55,500
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
94551 104274 117052
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.30% 96.45% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79526 85540 95895
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £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 30 May 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 30 May 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 -15 276 £50,000 +25.00% 29
London +24 132 £55,000 - 9
South East +22 106 £50,000 +42.85% 10
Berkshire +18 51 £50,000 +57.48% 6
Reading +14 38 £57,500 +109.09% 4
Surrey +7 27 £50,000 - 2
City of London +53 20 £65,000 +13.04% 2
Woking -8 12 £50,000 -
North West +14 11 £33,000 +43.47% 4
East Sussex +27 10 £30,000 +30.43%
Brighton +24 10 £30,000 +30.43%
East of England +5 10 £47,500 +18.75%
Manchester +10 8 £39,000 +43.11% 4
South West +4 8 £42,500 +57.40% 2
Egham - 8 £55,000 -
Hampshire -5 7 £33,500 -4.28%
Brentford - 6 £37,500 -
West Sussex - 6 £29,750 -
Bracknell -6 5 £24,000 -52.00%
Cambridge -9 5 £50,000 +25.00%
Cambridgeshire -12 5 £50,000 +25.00%
Buckinghamshire +29 4 - - 1
Northamptonshire +20 4 £40,000 +31.14%
West Yorkshire +16 4 £33,250 +2.30% 2
East Midlands +15 4 £40,000 +31.14%
Bristol +9 4 £45,000 +2.85% 1
Portsmouth +8 4 £33,500 -25.55%
Slough +7 4 £45,000 +57.89% 1
Scotland +3 4 £32,500 +18.18% 1
Yorkshire +1 4 £33,250 +2.30% 3

Linux Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 588 (100.00%) Linux
2 268 (45.58%) Windows
3 224 (38.10%) SQL
4 216 (36.73%) Perl
5 214 (36.39%) Red Hat
6 200 (34.01%) Unix
7 194 (32.99%) Oracle
8 165 (28.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 161 (27.38%) Bash Shell
10 156 (26.53%) MySQL
11 152 (25.85%) Puppet
12 151 (25.68%) Finance
13 141 (23.98%) Apache
13 141 (23.98%) Tomcat
14 125 (21.26%) VMware
15 116 (19.73%) SQL Server
16 114 (19.39%) Python
17 113 (19.22%) JBoss
18 111 (18.88%) ITIL
19 105 (17.86%) Windows Server
20 104 (17.69%) Amazon AWS
21 101 (17.18%) Firewall
22 93 (15.82%) LAMP
23 92 (15.65%) Java
24 89 (15.14%) Web Services
24 89 (15.14%) TCP/IP
24 89 (15.14%) Degree
25 87 (14.80%) HTTP
25 87 (14.80%) SAN
26 85 (14.46%) PowerShell

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
1 141 (23.98%) Apache
1 141 (23.98%) Tomcat
2 113 (19.22%) JBoss
3 83 (14.12%) WebSphere
4 62 (10.54%) BizTalk Server
5 61 (10.37%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 60 (10.20%) WebLogic
7 35 (5.95%) nginx
8 30 (5.10%) Confluence
9 20 (3.40%) IIS
10 15 (2.55%) OpenStack
11 11 (1.87%) SharePoint
12 7 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
13 6 (1.02%) Node.js
13 6 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
14 3 (0.51%) Apache ServiceMix
14 3 (0.51%) Drupal
14 3 (0.51%) Jetty
14 3 (0.51%) MS Exchange
14 3 (0.51%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 26 (4.42%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.53%) MS Office
3 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.53%) MetaTrader
2 7 (1.19%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.34%) Front Arena
5 1 (0.17%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 104 (17.69%) Amazon AWS
2 66 (11.22%) SaaS
3 15 (2.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (1.36%) IaaS
4 8 (1.36%) Office 365
4 8 (1.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 6 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (1.02%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (0.85%) Joyent
7 4 (0.68%) Rackspace Cloud
8 3 (0.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (0.51%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (0.51%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.51%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (0.51%) Google Apps
8 3 (0.51%) Route 53
9 2 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.34%) PaaS
10 1 (0.17%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 101 (17.18%) Firewall
2 89 (15.14%) TCP/IP
3 87 (14.80%) HTTP
3 87 (14.80%) SAN
4 80 (13.61%) LDAP
5 76 (12.93%) NAS
6 32 (5.44%) DNS
7 19 (3.23%) WAN
8 17 (2.89%) Wireshark
9 16 (2.72%) LAN
9 16 (2.72%) SSL
9 16 (2.72%) VPN
10 15 (2.55%) VoIP
11 13 (2.21%) FTP
12 12 (2.04%) VLAN
13 10 (1.70%) DHCP
13 10 (1.70%) Internet
13 10 (1.70%) SMTP
14 8 (1.36%) Remote Desktop
15 6 (1.02%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (26.53%) MySQL
2 116 (19.73%) SQL Server
3 63 (10.71%) Relational Database
4 62 (10.54%) RDBMS
5 19 (3.23%) Oracle Database
6 16 (2.72%) PostgreSQL
6 16 (2.72%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (2.04%) Big Data
7 12 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
7 12 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (1.87%) MongoDB
9 10 (1.70%) Apache Cassandra
10 8 (1.36%) Oracle Reports
11 7 (1.19%) Amazon RDS
12 6 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
12 6 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
13 5 (0.85%) Redis
14 3 (0.51%) DB2
15 1 (0.17%) MS Access
15 1 (0.17%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 35 (5.95%) JIRA
2 29 (4.93%) Subversion
3 15 (2.55%) Jenkins
4 14 (2.38%) Git (software)
5 11 (1.87%) Vagrant
6 5 (0.85%) Firebug
7 3 (0.51%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.51%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.34%) Gradle
8 2 (0.34%) Maven
9 1 (0.17%) PowerBuilder
9 1 (0.17%) Toad
General
1 151 (25.68%) Finance
2 39 (6.63%) Banking
3 23 (3.91%) Telecoms
4 21 (3.57%) Retail
5 19 (3.23%) Marketing
6 16 (2.72%) Back Office
6 16 (2.72%) Financial Institution
7 15 (2.55%) Front Office
8 11 (1.87%) Law
9 7 (1.19%) Electronics
10 5 (0.85%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.34%) Advertising
11 2 (0.34%) German Language
11 2 (0.34%) Publishing
12 1 (0.17%) Games
12 1 (0.17%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.17%) Legal
12 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (15.82%) LAMP
2 89 (15.14%) Web Services
3 59 (10.03%) .NET
4 30 (5.10%) HTML
5 26 (4.42%) FIX Protocol
6 25 (4.25%) CSS
7 23 (3.91%) Middleware
8 12 (2.04%) ELK Stack
8 12 (2.04%) LEMP Stack
8 12 (2.04%) XML
9 11 (1.87%) Ruby on Rails
10 10 (1.70%) MCollective
11 9 (1.53%) LAPP Stack
12 7 (1.19%) POSIX
13 6 (1.02%) ActiveMQ
13 6 (1.02%) WebSphere MQ
14 3 (0.51%) EDI
14 3 (0.51%) JDBC
14 3 (0.51%) JSON
15 2 (0.34%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 54 (9.18%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (7.48%) Equities
3 27 (4.59%) Computer Science
3 27 (4.59%) Derivative
4 22 (3.74%) Clustering
5 21 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 19 (3.23%) Hedge funds
7 14 (2.38%) Data Centre
8 11 (1.87%) Replication
9 10 (1.70%) Fintech
10 9 (1.53%) Fixed Income
11 7 (1.19%) Mathematics
12 6 (1.02%) Eurex
13 4 (0.68%) EMC VNX
13 4 (0.68%) EPoS
13 4 (0.68%) Hybrid Cloud
13 4 (0.68%) Public Cloud
14 3 (0.51%) Digital Media
14 3 (0.51%) Video Conferencing
15 2 (0.34%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 588 (100.00%) Linux
2 268 (45.58%) Windows
3 200 (34.01%) Unix
4 165 (28.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 105 (17.86%) Windows Server
6 70 (11.90%) CentOS
7 40 (6.80%) Ubuntu
8 33 (5.61%) Solaris
8 33 (5.61%) Windows Server 2008
9 31 (5.27%) AIX
10 26 (4.42%) Debian
11 24 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
12 15 (2.55%) Windows Server 2003
13 12 (2.04%) SUSE
14 9 (1.53%) Oracle Linux
14 9 (1.53%) Windows 7
15 7 (1.19%) Android
15 7 (1.19%) Apple iOS
15 7 (1.19%) Fedora
16 6 (1.02%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (18.88%) ITIL
2 65 (11.05%) Web Operations
3 56 (9.52%) Incident Management
4 40 (6.80%) Problem Management
5 38 (6.46%) DevOps
6 34 (5.78%) Load Balancing
7 26 (4.42%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (4.42%) Configuration Management
8 25 (4.25%) Disaster Recovery
9 22 (3.74%) Mentoring
10 21 (3.57%) ITSM
11 19 (3.23%) High Availability
12 18 (3.06%) Service Management
13 17 (2.89%) Network Design
13 17 (2.89%) Open Source
14 16 (2.72%) Root Cause Analysis
15 15 (2.55%) Performance Tuning
16 14 (2.38%) Server Virtualisation
17 12 (2.04%) Service Delivery
18 11 (1.87%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 224 (38.10%) SQL
2 216 (36.73%) Perl
3 161 (27.38%) Bash Shell
4 114 (19.39%) Python
5 92 (15.65%) Java
6 85 (14.46%) PowerShell
7 50 (8.50%) Shell Script
8 33 (5.61%) Ruby
9 29 (4.93%) C++
10 25 (4.25%) JavaScript
11 22 (3.74%) Korn
12 19 (3.23%) PHP
13 13 (2.21%) C
13 13 (2.21%) C#
14 9 (1.53%) AWK
15 8 (1.36%) PL/SQL
16 5 (0.85%) Tcl
16 5 (0.85%) T-SQL
17 2 (0.34%) sed
17 2 (0.34%) VBA
Qualifications
1 89 (15.14%) Degree
2 33 (5.61%) ITIL Certification
3 23 (3.91%) Security Cleared
4 18 (3.06%) SC Cleared
5 16 (2.72%) RHCE
6 9 (1.53%) PhD
7 6 (1.02%) CEH
7 6 (1.02%) CISSP
7 6 (1.02%) CTC Cleared
8 5 (0.85%) CCNA
8 5 (0.85%) CCNP
8 5 (0.85%) CFA
8 5 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (0.85%) MBA
9 4 (0.68%) CCENT
9 4 (0.68%) LPIC
10 3 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.51%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.51%) RHCSA
11 2 (0.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.91%) SLA
2 9 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (1.53%) QA
3 8 (1.36%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.34%) HL7
5 1 (0.17%) DICOM
System Software
1 75 (12.76%) Oracle RAC
2 66 (11.22%) Active Directory
3 34 (5.78%) Hyper-V
4 31 (5.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 19 (3.23%) Squid
6 17 (2.89%) Docker
7 14 (2.38%) VMware ESX
8 12 (2.04%) KVM
8 12 (2.04%) XenServer
9 10 (1.70%) qmail
9 10 (1.70%) Xen
10 8 (1.36%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (0.85%) Postfix
11 5 (0.85%) Varnish
11 5 (0.85%) vCloud
12 4 (0.68%) iptables
13 3 (0.51%) vSphere
14 2 (0.34%) Terminal Services
14 2 (0.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 1 (0.17%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 152 (25.85%) Puppet
2 62 (10.54%) OpenAM
3 50 (8.50%) Nagios
4 28 (4.76%) Control-M
5 26 (4.42%) OpenView
6 25 (4.25%) Opscode Chef
7 14 (2.38%) Backup Exec
7 14 (2.38%) logstash
8 13 (2.21%) Ansible
9 12 (2.04%) ZABBIX
10 11 (1.87%) Cacti
10 11 (1.87%) Graphite
11 10 (1.70%) collectd
11 10 (1.70%) Ganglia
12 7 (1.19%) Munin
13 5 (0.85%) HAProxy
13 5 (0.85%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 5 (0.85%) vMotion
13 5 (0.85%) Zenoss
14 3 (0.51%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 214 (36.39%) Red Hat
2 194 (32.99%) Oracle
3 125 (21.26%) VMware
4 73 (12.41%) Sun
5 62 (10.54%) HP
6 54 (9.18%) Microsoft
7 50 (8.50%) Cisco
8 32 (5.44%) IBM
9 25 (4.25%) Citrix
10 24 (4.08%) Splunk
11 15 (2.55%) Juniper
12 14 (2.38%) Symantec
13 13 (2.21%) Veeam
14 10 (1.70%) EMC
15 8 (1.36%) Sybase
16 7 (1.19%) F5
16 7 (1.19%) NetApp
17 6 (1.02%) Fidessa
17 6 (1.02%) GL TRADE
17 6 (1.02%) Patsystems
City, London
Tech
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum Negotiable + Bonus + Shift Allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000 basic + 5,000-6,000 oncall
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Health, Life, Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
2i Resourcing
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £20,000 - £38,000
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £42,000 to £45,000 per annum + Good bonus & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + Flexi Time, Pension, Etc.
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum £25,000 to £27,000 Negotiable + G'Te
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £35,000 to £37,000 per annum £35,000 to £37,000 Negotiable + G'Te
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Bicester, Oxfordshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + Pension, Training Budget
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Sheffield
Computer Futures
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum + on call + bens
Posted: 18 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + Flexi Time, Pension, Etc.
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
London, Zone 1
MillsHill
Salary: £45,000 per year
Posted: 25 days ago
Newbury
People Source Consulting
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + 20% shift allowance
Posted: 17 days ago