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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Support
Rank 644 635 623
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 294 338 372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.31% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.32% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 254 284 333
Median salary £48,600 £40,000 £37,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.50% +7.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,750 £30,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+49.16% -11.76%

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
94552 106382 112198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.41% 96.31% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79554 87702 91489
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +19 288 £49,300 +23.25% 32
London +47 141 £57,500 -4.16% 15
South East +9 79 £46,250 +32.14% 7
Berkshire +20 58 £48,500 +90.19% 2
Reading +22 35 £55,000 +120.00% 1
East of England -2 18 £44,500 +1.36% 1
City of London +70 16 £65,000 +18.18% 7
Hertfordshire +9 16 £44,500 -
North West +28 15 £34,750 +49.99% 3
Surrey +25 15 £50,000 - 4
Yorkshire +22 11 £35,000 - 2
South West +6 10 £45,000 +73.07% 4
Manchester +4 9 £33,000 +11.86% 2
Tyne and Wear - 9 £40,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 9 £40,000 -
North East - 9 £40,000 -
Watford +4 8 £44,500 -
West Yorkshire - 8 £32,750 - 1
Leeds - 8 £32,750 - 1
Bracknell -5 7 £32,500 -40.90%
Merseyside -1 6 £36,000 +55.38% 1
Liverpool -5 6 £36,000 +55.38% 1
Woking -12 6 £51,250 +2.50%
Slough +17 5 £45,000 +5.88%
Maidenhead +3 5 £40,000 +23.07%
West Midlands -11 5 £48,600 +49.53%
Wiltshire - 5 £33,250 -
Bristol +25 4 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Guildford +13 4 £38,750 - 1
Coventry +4 4 £48,600 +21.50%

Linux Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 615 (100.00%) Linux
2 296 (48.13%) Windows
3 246 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 228 (37.07%) Perl
5 226 (36.75%) Unix
6 222 (36.10%) SQL
7 219 (35.61%) Oracle
8 210 (34.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 176 (28.62%) Puppet
10 166 (26.99%) Bash Shell
11 163 (26.50%) Finance
11 163 (26.50%) MySQL
12 161 (26.18%) Apache
13 159 (25.85%) Tomcat
14 150 (24.39%) SQL Server
15 145 (23.58%) JBoss
16 133 (21.63%) TCP/IP
17 132 (21.46%) ITIL
18 130 (21.14%) VMware
19 127 (20.65%) Python
20 118 (19.19%) Amazon AWS
21 116 (18.86%) Firewall
22 114 (18.54%) WebSphere
23 109 (17.72%) Windows Server
24 104 (16.91%) LDAP
24 104 (16.91%) HTTP
24 104 (16.91%) SAN
25 102 (16.59%) LAMP
26 96 (15.61%) Web Services
27 94 (15.28%) NAS

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
1 161 (26.18%) Apache
2 159 (25.85%) Tomcat
3 145 (23.58%) JBoss
4 114 (18.54%) WebSphere
5 83 (13.50%) WebLogic
6 79 (12.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 73 (11.87%) BizTalk Server
8 36 (5.85%) nginx
9 35 (5.69%) Confluence
10 29 (4.72%) IIS
11 16 (2.60%) OpenStack
12 13 (2.11%) SharePoint
13 7 (1.14%) Skype for Business
13 7 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
14 6 (0.98%) CMS
14 6 (0.98%) MQSeries
15 4 (0.65%) MS Exchange
15 4 (0.65%) WebLogic Portal
16 3 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
16 3 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 34 (5.53%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (1.46%) MetaTrader
2 7 (1.14%) Oracle ERP
3 5 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.33%) Summit
5 1 (0.16%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 118 (19.19%) Amazon AWS
2 91 (14.80%) SaaS
3 19 (3.09%) PaaS
4 16 (2.60%) Office 365
5 11 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (1.46%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (0.81%) IaaS
8 3 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.49%) Google Apps
8 3 (0.49%) Route 53
8 3 (0.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.33%) AWS OpsWorks
9 2 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.33%) Joyent
10 1 (0.16%) GitHub
10 1 (0.16%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 133 (21.63%) TCP/IP
2 116 (18.86%) Firewall
3 104 (16.91%) HTTP
3 104 (16.91%) LDAP
3 104 (16.91%) SAN
4 94 (15.28%) NAS
5 33 (5.37%) DNS
6 25 (4.07%) VPN
7 23 (3.74%) VoIP
8 20 (3.25%) LAN
9 18 (2.93%) VLAN
9 18 (2.93%) WAN
10 17 (2.76%) Wireshark
11 13 (2.11%) DHCP
11 13 (2.11%) SSL
12 12 (1.95%) Internet
12 12 (1.95%) SMTP
13 10 (1.63%) SSH
14 8 (1.30%) FTP
14 8 (1.30%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (26.50%) MySQL
2 150 (24.39%) SQL Server
3 78 (12.68%) Relational Database
4 73 (11.87%) RDBMS
5 22 (3.58%) PostgreSQL
5 22 (3.58%) SQL Server 2008
6 19 (3.09%) SQL Server 2005
6 19 (3.09%) SQL Server 2012
7 14 (2.28%) Oracle Database
8 11 (1.79%) Big Data
9 5 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (0.81%) DB2
9 5 (0.81%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.33%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.33%) Oracle Exadata
11 2 (0.33%) Redis
12 1 (0.16%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.16%) MS Access
12 1 (0.16%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 40 (6.50%) JIRA
2 39 (6.34%) Subversion
3 20 (3.25%) Jenkins
4 19 (3.09%) Git (software)
5 11 (1.79%) Vagrant
6 5 (0.81%) JMeter
7 3 (0.49%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (0.49%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.33%) Firebug
9 1 (0.16%) PowerBuilder
9 1 (0.16%) Toad
General
1 163 (26.50%) Finance
2 59 (9.59%) Banking
3 29 (4.72%) Financial Institution
4 28 (4.55%) Telecoms
5 26 (4.23%) Retail
6 20 (3.25%) Marketing
7 11 (1.79%) Front Office
8 9 (1.46%) Electronics
8 9 (1.46%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.30%) Back Office
10 7 (1.14%) Law
11 3 (0.49%) German Language
12 2 (0.33%) Advertising
12 2 (0.33%) Publishing
13 1 (0.16%) Games
13 1 (0.16%) Legal
13 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (16.59%) LAMP
2 96 (15.61%) Web Services
3 54 (8.78%) .NET
4 53 (8.62%) Middleware
5 26 (4.23%) FIX Protocol
6 25 (4.07%) HTML
7 15 (2.44%) CSS
8 14 (2.28%) XML
9 13 (2.11%) LAPP Stack
9 13 (2.11%) WebSphere MQ
10 10 (1.63%) LEMP Stack
10 10 (1.63%) MCollective
10 10 (1.63%) Ruby on Rails
11 9 (1.46%) JSON
12 7 (1.14%) ELK Stack
12 7 (1.14%) POSIX
13 6 (0.98%) AngularJS
14 3 (0.49%) EDI
14 3 (0.49%) J2EE
14 3 (0.49%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 49 (7.97%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (7.64%) Equities
3 37 (6.02%) Derivative
4 30 (4.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 24 (3.90%) Clustering
6 23 (3.74%) Computer Science
7 22 (3.58%) Data Centre
8 15 (2.44%) Hedge funds
9 14 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
10 12 (1.95%) Fixed Income
11 9 (1.46%) Replication
12 6 (0.98%) Digital Media
12 6 (0.98%) Fintech
12 6 (0.98%) Mathematics
13 5 (0.81%) Hybrid Cloud
13 5 (0.81%) PACS
13 5 (0.81%) Virtual Team
14 4 (0.65%) iSeries
14 4 (0.65%) Mainframe
14 4 (0.65%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 615 (100.00%) Linux
2 296 (48.13%) Windows
3 226 (36.75%) Unix
4 210 (34.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 109 (17.72%) Windows Server
6 71 (11.54%) CentOS
7 35 (5.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 33 (5.37%) Solaris
9 32 (5.20%) AIX
10 31 (5.04%) Windows Server 2012
11 29 (4.72%) Ubuntu
12 26 (4.23%) Debian
13 16 (2.60%) Windows Server 2003
14 12 (1.95%) SUSE
15 7 (1.14%) Oracle Linux
16 4 (0.65%) Apple iOS
16 4 (0.65%) Fedora
16 4 (0.65%) HPUX
16 4 (0.65%) Windows 7
16 4 (0.65%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (21.46%) ITIL
2 76 (12.36%) Web Operations
3 46 (7.48%) Incident Management
4 41 (6.67%) DevOps
5 36 (5.85%) Problem Management
6 32 (5.20%) Configuration Management
7 28 (4.55%) Mentoring
8 25 (4.07%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (3.90%) Disaster Recovery
9 24 (3.90%) Open Source
10 23 (3.74%) High Availability
10 23 (3.74%) Load Balancing
11 19 (3.09%) ITSM
11 19 (3.09%) Service Management
12 17 (2.76%) Network Design
13 16 (2.60%) Change Management
13 16 (2.60%) SOA
14 14 (2.28%) Performance Tuning
15 12 (1.95%) Root Cause Analysis
16 11 (1.79%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 228 (37.07%) Perl
2 222 (36.10%) SQL
3 166 (26.99%) Bash Shell
4 127 (20.65%) Python
5 89 (14.47%) Java
5 89 (14.47%) PowerShell
6 64 (10.41%) Shell Script
7 35 (5.69%) C++
8 33 (5.37%) PHP
8 33 (5.37%) Ruby
9 28 (4.55%) JavaScript
10 23 (3.74%) C
11 22 (3.58%) Korn
12 18 (2.93%) C#
13 14 (2.28%) PL/SQL
14 9 (1.46%) AWK
14 9 (1.46%) Tcl
15 2 (0.33%) sed
15 2 (0.33%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.16%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 91 (14.80%) Degree
2 46 (7.48%) ITIL Certification
3 24 (3.90%) Security Cleared
4 15 (2.44%) RHCE
5 13 (2.11%) SC Cleared
6 9 (1.46%) CISSP
7 8 (1.30%) CEH
7 8 (1.30%) PhD
7 8 (1.30%) RHCSA
8 7 (1.14%) CTC Cleared
9 5 (0.81%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.49%) CCENT
10 3 (0.49%) CCNA
10 3 (0.49%) CFA
10 3 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.49%) HND
10 3 (0.49%) MBA
11 2 (0.33%) CCNP
11 2 (0.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.39%) SLA
2 11 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (1.63%) QA
4 6 (0.98%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.49%) HL7
6 1 (0.16%) DICOM
System Software
1 93 (15.12%) Oracle RAC
2 65 (10.57%) Active Directory
3 36 (5.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (4.72%) Hyper-V
5 22 (3.58%) VMware ESX
6 18 (2.93%) Squid
7 10 (1.63%) Docker
7 10 (1.63%) qmail
8 9 (1.46%) Varnish
9 6 (0.98%) vSphere
10 5 (0.81%) KVM
10 5 (0.81%) Terminal Services
10 5 (0.81%) vCloud
10 5 (0.81%) XenServer
11 4 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.49%) NFS
12 3 (0.49%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 3 (0.49%) VMware Server
12 3 (0.49%) Xen
13 2 (0.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 176 (28.62%) Puppet
2 73 (11.87%) OpenAM
3 61 (9.92%) Nagios
4 35 (5.69%) Opscode Chef
5 33 (5.37%) Control-M
6 31 (5.04%) OpenView
7 19 (3.09%) Backup Exec
8 16 (2.60%) Cacti
9 13 (2.11%) logstash
10 12 (1.95%) ZABBIX
11 11 (1.79%) Graphite
11 11 (1.79%) Munin
12 10 (1.63%) Ansible
12 10 (1.63%) collectd
12 10 (1.63%) Ganglia
13 5 (0.81%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 5 (0.81%) vMotion
14 4 (0.65%) Tivoli
14 4 (0.65%) Zenoss
15 3 (0.49%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 246 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 219 (35.61%) Oracle
3 130 (21.14%) VMware
4 84 (13.66%) Sun
5 63 (10.24%) HP
6 52 (8.46%) Microsoft
7 47 (7.64%) Cisco
8 22 (3.58%) IBM
9 21 (3.41%) Splunk
10 15 (2.44%) Juniper
11 14 (2.28%) Citrix
12 13 (2.11%) Veeam
13 12 (1.95%) NetApp
13 12 (1.95%) Sybase
13 12 (1.95%) Symantec
14 11 (1.79%) EMC
15 7 (1.14%) Brocade
16 6 (0.98%) CheckPoint
16 6 (0.98%) F5
16 6 (0.98%) SAP
York, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Plymouth, Devon
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Fife
Reed Technology
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum £30,000 to £35,000 Neg + Shft All £5
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum Negotiable + Bonus + Shift Allowance
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 per annum + dental, health, bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum £25,000 to £27,000 Negotiable + G'Te
Posted: 19 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £35,000 to £37,000 per annum £35,000 to £37,000 Negotiable + G'Te
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Parham Consulting
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Maximum £55,000 plus 10% bonus, shares and goo
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £23000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £20,000 - £38,000
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
Emponics Limited
Salary: £Negotiable Depending on Experience
Posted: Yesterday
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 per annum + Usual package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Private Health, Pension, Tr
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Private Health, Pension, Tr
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + on call bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £excellent + on call
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Playtech
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum plus an attractive benefits package
Posted: 8 days ago
Bath
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago