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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Support
Rank 645 632 613
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 232 370 385
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.34% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.36% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 210 344 340
Median salary £41,250 £42,500 £38,468
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.94% +10.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £61,750
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £33,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -4.28%

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
86868 103583 109353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.55% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 72113 86403 90477
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 -25 216 £40,500 -10.00% 16
London -61 83 £55,000 +4.76% 7
South East +57 64 £37,500 +11.94% 2
Berkshire +58 28 £50,000 +117.39%
Reading +28 20 £57,500 +150.00%
East of England -1 17 £35,500 -5.33%
Manchester +2 15 £40,000 +29.03% 3
North West -12 15 £40,000 +33.33% 3
Yorkshire +16 14 £35,000 +12.90% 2
City of London +39 13 £60,000 - 2
Surrey +18 11 £30,000 -36.84% 1
Leeds +36 10 £35,000 +16.66% 2
West Yorkshire +33 10 £35,000 +14.75% 2
Rochdale - 9 £40,000 -
South West +22 8 £31,250 +15.74% 1
Hampshire -3 8 £32,500 -2.98% 1
Brighton +29 7 £46,250 +101.08%
East Sussex +26 7 £46,250 +101.08%
Cambridge +14 7 £32,500 -34.34%
Cambridgeshire +9 7 £32,500 -34.34%
East Midlands -7 7 £35,000 -22.22%
Guildford +31 6 £32,500 +4.00%
Cardiff +3 6 £42,500 +54.54%
South Wales +3 6 £42,500 +54.54%
Wales -8 6 £42,500 +54.54%
West Midlands -9 6 £25,000 -37.50% 1
Bedfordshire +7 5 £55,000 +80.32%
Hertfordshire +7 5 - -
Leicestershire +2 5 £25,500 -26.79%
Leicester -5 5 £25,500 -26.79%

Linux Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 518 (100.00%) Linux
2 271 (52.32%) Windows
3 199 (38.42%) SQL
4 178 (34.36%) Oracle
4 178 (34.36%) Red Hat
5 171 (33.01%) Unix
6 153 (29.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 144 (27.80%) Perl
8 143 (27.61%) SQL Server
9 139 (26.83%) MySQL
10 135 (26.06%) Finance
11 124 (23.94%) Python
12 122 (23.55%) Firewall
13 121 (23.36%) ITIL
14 111 (21.43%) Apache
15 107 (20.66%) Tomcat
15 107 (20.66%) TCP/IP
16 106 (20.46%) Puppet
17 102 (19.69%) Bash Shell
18 90 (17.37%) VMware
19 89 (17.18%) Java
19 89 (17.18%) WebSphere
20 86 (16.60%) JBoss
21 83 (16.02%) Amazon AWS
22 81 (15.64%) Middleware
23 76 (14.67%) Active Directory
24 75 (14.48%) WebLogic
25 72 (13.90%) Shell Script
26 70 (13.51%) Windows Server
27 68 (13.13%) 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
1 111 (21.43%) Apache
2 107 (20.66%) Tomcat
3 89 (17.18%) WebSphere
4 86 (16.60%) JBoss
5 75 (14.48%) WebLogic
6 55 (10.62%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 38 (7.34%) BizTalk Server
7 38 (7.34%) IIS
8 19 (3.67%) MS Exchange
9 13 (2.51%) Elasticsearch
9 13 (2.51%) nginx
10 11 (2.12%) MQSeries
10 11 (2.12%) Skype for Business
11 9 (1.74%) Confluence
12 6 (1.16%) Alfresco
12 6 (1.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 4 (0.77%) IBM Notes
13 4 (0.77%) SharePoint
13 4 (0.77%) WebLogic Portal
14 3 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 38 (7.34%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.74%) MS Office
3 2 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (2.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (1.16%) Salerio
3 4 (0.77%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.39%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 83 (16.02%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (12.36%) SaaS
3 37 (7.14%) PaaS
4 31 (5.98%) Office 365
5 15 (2.90%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (1.93%) Amazon S3
6 10 (1.93%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (0.97%) GitHub
7 5 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (0.39%) AWS OpsWorks
8 2 (0.39%) G Suite
9 1 (0.19%) Apcera
9 1 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.19%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 122 (23.55%) Firewall
2 107 (20.66%) TCP/IP
3 66 (12.74%) HTTP
4 61 (11.78%) LDAP
5 54 (10.42%) SAN
6 50 (9.65%) DNS
7 46 (8.88%) NAS
8 43 (8.30%) WAN
9 40 (7.72%) LAN
10 35 (6.76%) VPN
11 24 (4.63%) Internet
12 23 (4.44%) VLAN
13 21 (4.05%) VoIP
14 16 (3.09%) DHCP
14 16 (3.09%) Remote Desktop
15 15 (2.90%) SSH
16 14 (2.70%) IPsec
17 13 (2.51%) MPLS
17 13 (2.51%) PBX
18 12 (2.32%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (27.61%) SQL Server
2 139 (26.83%) MySQL
3 45 (8.69%) Relational Database
4 38 (7.34%) RDBMS
5 30 (5.79%) PostgreSQL
6 21 (4.05%) SQL Server 2008
7 19 (3.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 19 (3.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 15 (2.90%) Oracle Database
9 8 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (1.35%) DB2
11 6 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (0.97%) Oracle Exadata
13 4 (0.77%) InfluxDB
13 4 (0.77%) MongoDB
13 4 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
14 3 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
14 3 (0.58%) Oracle Database 12c
14 3 (0.58%) Redis
14 3 (0.58%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 28 (5.41%) Jenkins
2 27 (5.21%) JIRA
3 19 (3.67%) Git (software)
4 17 (3.28%) JMeter
5 13 (2.51%) Subversion
6 2 (0.39%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.19%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 135 (26.06%) Finance
2 65 (12.55%) Banking
3 37 (7.14%) Financial Institution
3 37 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 22 (4.25%) Retail
5 13 (2.51%) Manufacturing
6 12 (2.32%) Electronics
7 11 (2.12%) Back Office
7 11 (2.12%) Marketing
8 9 (1.74%) Games
9 8 (1.54%) Front Office
10 7 (1.35%) Publishing
11 4 (0.77%) French Language
11 4 (0.77%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.77%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.58%) German Language
13 2 (0.39%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.39%) Private Banking
14 1 (0.19%) Advertising
14 1 (0.19%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (15.64%) Middleware
2 67 (12.93%) Web Services
3 56 (10.81%) LAMP
4 15 (2.90%) FIX Protocol
5 12 (2.32%) LAPP Stack
5 12 (2.32%) WebSphere MQ
5 12 (2.32%) XML
6 11 (2.12%) .NET
6 11 (2.12%) HTML
7 10 (1.93%) JSON
8 8 (1.54%) LEMP Stack
8 8 (1.54%) Regular Expression
9 5 (0.97%) AngularJS
9 5 (0.97%) RESTful
9 5 (0.97%) SOAP
10 4 (0.77%) Rendezvous
10 4 (0.77%) Spring
10 4 (0.77%) TIBCO EMS
10 4 (0.77%) XML Schema
10 4 (0.77%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 45 (8.69%) Enterprise Software
2 27 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (5.21%) Computer Science
3 26 (5.02%) Data Centre
4 24 (4.63%) Equities
5 19 (3.67%) Hedge funds
6 18 (3.47%) Derivative
7 17 (3.28%) Mathematics
8 14 (2.70%) Clustering
9 12 (2.32%) Cyberthreat
10 11 (2.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 9 (1.74%) Replication
12 8 (1.54%) Xbox
13 7 (1.35%) Digital Media
14 6 (1.16%) Fixed Income
14 6 (1.16%) PACS
14 6 (1.16%) Wiki
15 5 (0.97%) Management Information System
15 5 (0.97%) PKI
15 5 (0.97%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 518 (100.00%) Linux
2 271 (52.32%) Windows
3 171 (33.01%) Unix
4 153 (29.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 70 (13.51%) Windows Server
6 39 (7.53%) CentOS
7 30 (5.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 29 (5.60%) Solaris
9 28 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
10 21 (4.05%) AIX
11 20 (3.86%) Debian
12 18 (3.47%) Ubuntu
13 16 (3.09%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (1.54%) Mac OS
14 8 (1.54%) Mac OS X
14 8 (1.54%) SUSE
15 6 (1.16%) Apple iOS
16 5 (0.97%) VMS
16 5 (0.97%) Windows 7
17 4 (0.77%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (23.36%) ITIL
2 36 (6.95%) Web Operations
3 35 (6.76%) Mentoring
4 30 (5.79%) Incident Management
5 27 (5.21%) DevOps
6 25 (4.83%) Configuration Management
6 25 (4.83%) High Availability
7 24 (4.63%) Problem Management
8 23 (4.44%) Analytics
9 22 (4.25%) Change Management
10 20 (3.86%) Disaster Recovery
11 18 (3.47%) Load Testing
12 17 (3.28%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (3.09%) Continuous Improvement
13 16 (3.09%) E-Commerce
13 16 (3.09%) Open Source
14 14 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
14 14 (2.70%) Capacity Management
15 13 (2.51%) Performance Tuning
16 12 (2.32%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 199 (38.42%) SQL
2 144 (27.80%) Perl
3 124 (23.94%) Python
4 102 (19.69%) Bash Shell
5 89 (17.18%) Java
6 72 (13.90%) Shell Script
7 65 (12.55%) PowerShell
8 54 (10.42%) C
9 35 (6.76%) Ruby
10 34 (6.56%) PHP
11 27 (5.21%) C#
12 19 (3.67%) JavaScript
13 18 (3.47%) C++
14 13 (2.51%) PL/SQL
15 6 (1.16%) Tcl
16 4 (0.77%) Korn
16 4 (0.77%) Objective-C
17 3 (0.58%) C-shell
17 3 (0.58%) R
18 1 (0.19%) VB
Qualifications
1 68 (13.13%) Degree
2 29 (5.60%) ITIL Certification
3 13 (2.51%) CCNA
3 13 (2.51%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (2.12%) Security Cleared
5 9 (1.74%) MCSE
5 9 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (1.74%) RHCE
6 8 (1.54%) CEH
6 8 (1.54%) CISSP
6 8 (1.54%) RHCSA
7 4 (0.77%) MCP
7 4 (0.77%) PhD
7 4 (0.77%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.58%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.58%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (0.39%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.39%) HND
9 2 (0.39%) NVQ Level 3
9 2 (0.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.86%) SLA
2 6 (1.16%) QA
3 5 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.97%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.39%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.19%) HL7
System Software
1 76 (14.67%) Active Directory
2 58 (11.20%) Oracle RAC
3 48 (9.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 30 (5.79%) Hyper-V
5 25 (4.83%) VMware ESX
6 12 (2.32%) Terminal Services
7 9 (1.74%) vSphere
8 8 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (1.16%) Varnish
10 5 (0.97%) Docker
10 5 (0.97%) NFS
10 5 (0.97%) Samba
11 4 (0.77%) XenApp
12 3 (0.58%) KVM
12 3 (0.58%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 3 (0.58%) VMware Server
12 3 (0.58%) Xen
13 2 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (0.39%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 106 (20.46%) Puppet
2 49 (9.46%) Nagios
3 36 (6.95%) OpenAM
3 36 (6.95%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (3.09%) Ansible
5 14 (2.70%) Control-M
6 8 (1.54%) Cacti
7 7 (1.35%) Backup Exec
7 7 (1.35%) Munin
7 7 (1.35%) OpenView
8 6 (1.16%) Kibana
8 6 (1.16%) NetBackup
9 5 (0.97%) Oracle ZFS
10 4 (0.77%) Grafana
10 4 (0.77%) Graphite
10 4 (0.77%) TIBCO Hawk
10 4 (0.77%) Tivoli
11 3 (0.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 3 (0.58%) Oracle RMAN
11 3 (0.58%) WSUS
Vendors
1 178 (34.36%) Oracle
1 178 (34.36%) Red Hat
2 90 (17.37%) VMware
3 61 (11.78%) Microsoft
4 45 (8.69%) Cisco
5 40 (7.72%) Sun
6 26 (5.02%) Sybase
7 19 (3.67%) HP
8 17 (3.28%) IBM
8 17 (3.28%) SAP
9 12 (2.32%) CheckPoint
9 12 (2.32%) LogRhythm
10 9 (1.74%) Citrix
11 8 (1.54%) Apple
11 8 (1.54%) Remedy
12 7 (1.35%) Juniper
13 6 (1.16%) EMC
13 6 (1.16%) ServiceNow
13 6 (1.16%) Splunk
14 5 (0.97%) NetApp
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £41,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £24500 - £25500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Oncall, Training, Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + flexi time
Posted: 5 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + pension, health care, 25 days
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + List of Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £excellent
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
NCC Group
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Energon Global
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000 per annum + Benefits - Amazing package
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago