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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Support
UK
Rank 645 635 652
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 204 310 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.31% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.32% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 184 277 255
Median salary £41,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.88% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
81391 96427 101725
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.46% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 67597 80923 84638
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £69,999 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 20 January 2017 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 20 January 2017. 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 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 -30 181 £41,000 -8.88% 23
London -40 72 £55,000 +10.00% 8
South East +57 42 £35,000 -14.11% 2
Berkshire +54 20 £34,000 -15.00% 1
East of England +20 20 £45,000 +28.57%
Manchester -8 17 £40,000 +33.33% 4
North West -9 17 £40,000 +33.33% 4
Yorkshire +27 16 £40,000 +31.14% 1
City of London +19 11 £60,000 - 4
West Midlands +10 11 £25,000 -44.44% 4
Cambridgeshire +5 11 £45,000 +28.57%
West Yorkshire +29 10 £41,000 +36.66% 1
Leeds +24 10 £41,000 +36.66% 1
Cambridge +8 10 £45,000 +28.57%
Reading +37 7 £30,000 -42.85%
Surrey +31 7 £30,000 -45.45%
Hampshire +6 7 £35,000 +4.47% 1
Watford +1 7 - -
Hertfordshire -1 7 - -
Rochdale - 7 £40,000 -
Maidenhead - 6 £55,000 -
North Yorkshire - 6 £27,000 -
Warwickshire - 6 £25,000 -
Farnborough - 5 £35,000 -
Cardiff +14 4 £42,500 +54.54%
South Wales +12 4 £42,500 +54.54%
Wales +10 4 £42,500 +54.54%
Warwick - 4 £24,250 -
York - 4 £27,250 -
Slough +34 3 £30,000 +39.53%

Linux Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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.

1 466 (100.00%) Linux
2 232 (49.79%) Windows
3 168 (36.05%) SQL
4 144 (30.90%) Unix
5 139 (29.83%) Red Hat
6 137 (29.40%) Oracle
7 119 (25.54%) MySQL
8 118 (25.32%) Perl
9 117 (25.11%) Firewall
9 117 (25.11%) Finance
10 110 (23.61%) ITIL
10 110 (23.61%) Python
11 109 (23.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 101 (21.67%) SQL Server
13 95 (20.39%) VMware
14 90 (19.31%) TCP/IP
15 81 (17.38%) Bash Shell
15 81 (17.38%) Puppet
16 77 (16.52%) Active Directory
16 77 (16.52%) Java
17 75 (16.09%) Apache
18 74 (15.88%) Tomcat
19 73 (15.67%) Degree
20 66 (14.16%) Amazon AWS
21 62 (13.30%) Microsoft
22 60 (12.88%) Shell Script
22 60 (12.88%) WebSphere
22 60 (12.88%) PowerShell
23 58 (12.45%) DNS
24 57 (12.23%) Middleware

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 75 (16.09%) Apache
2 74 (15.88%) Tomcat
3 60 (12.88%) WebSphere
4 56 (12.02%) JBoss
5 50 (10.73%) WebLogic
6 39 (8.37%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 28 (6.01%) BizTalk Server
8 24 (5.15%) IIS
9 20 (4.29%) MS Exchange
10 14 (3.00%) Elasticsearch
11 10 (2.15%) Skype for Business
12 9 (1.93%) nginx
13 6 (1.29%) Alfresco
13 6 (1.29%) MQSeries
14 5 (1.07%) Confluence
15 4 (0.86%) IBM Notes
16 3 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
16 3 (0.64%) GlassFish
17 2 (0.43%) Drupal
18 1 (0.21%) Jetty
Applications
1 23 (4.94%) MS Excel
2 19 (4.08%) MS Office
3 2 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (2.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (1.72%) Magento
3 6 (1.29%) Salerio
4 4 (0.86%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 66 (14.16%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (9.23%) SaaS
3 28 (6.01%) Office 365
4 24 (5.15%) PaaS
5 13 (2.79%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (2.79%) Amazon S3
5 13 (2.79%) AWS CloudFormation
6 8 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (0.86%) GitHub
8 3 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.43%) G Suite
10 1 (0.21%) Apcera
10 1 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.21%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 117 (25.11%) Firewall
2 90 (19.31%) TCP/IP
3 58 (12.45%) DNS
4 49 (10.52%) LAN
5 45 (9.66%) HTTP
5 45 (9.66%) WAN
6 40 (8.58%) LDAP
7 39 (8.37%) SAN
8 28 (6.01%) Internet
8 28 (6.01%) NAS
9 27 (5.79%) VPN
10 20 (4.29%) DHCP
11 19 (4.08%) VLAN
12 17 (3.65%) VoIP
13 14 (3.00%) Remote Desktop
14 12 (2.58%) MPLS
14 12 (2.58%) PBX
15 11 (2.36%) IPsec
15 11 (2.36%) SSL
16 10 (2.15%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (25.54%) MySQL
2 101 (21.67%) SQL Server
3 32 (6.87%) Relational Database
4 28 (6.01%) RDBMS
5 15 (3.22%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (2.79%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (2.79%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (2.79%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (1.93%) Oracle Database
8 8 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (1.29%) InfluxDB
9 6 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (1.07%) DB2
11 4 (0.86%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (0.86%) MongoDB
12 3 (0.64%) MariaDB
12 3 (0.64%) Oracle Database 12c
12 3 (0.64%) Oracle Exadata
12 3 (0.64%) Redis
12 3 (0.64%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 28 (6.01%) Jenkins
2 23 (4.94%) JIRA
3 13 (2.79%) Git (software)
3 13 (2.79%) JMeter
4 3 (0.64%) Subversion
5 2 (0.43%) Bitbucket
5 2 (0.43%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.21%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio
General
1 117 (25.11%) Finance
2 44 (9.44%) Banking
3 37 (7.94%) Telecoms
4 28 (6.01%) Financial Institution
5 19 (4.08%) Retail
6 13 (2.79%) Games
6 13 (2.79%) Manufacturing
7 12 (2.58%) Marketing
8 11 (2.36%) Electronics
9 10 (2.15%) Front Office
10 8 (1.72%) Back Office
11 7 (1.50%) French Language
11 7 (1.50%) Publishing
12 4 (0.86%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.86%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.64%) German Language
14 2 (0.43%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.43%) Legal
14 2 (0.43%) Private Banking
15 1 (0.21%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (12.23%) Middleware
2 54 (11.59%) Web Services
3 40 (8.58%) LAMP
4 14 (3.00%) FIX Protocol
5 10 (2.15%) LEMP Stack
6 9 (1.93%) .NET
7 7 (1.50%) HTML
7 7 (1.50%) JDBC
7 7 (1.50%) Regular Expression
8 5 (1.07%) HTML5
8 5 (1.07%) RESTful
8 5 (1.07%) WebSphere MQ
8 5 (1.07%) XML
9 4 (0.86%) JSON
9 4 (0.86%) Rendezvous
9 4 (0.86%) SOAP
9 4 (0.86%) Spring
9 4 (0.86%) TIBCO EMS
9 4 (0.86%) XML Schema
9 4 (0.86%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 35 (7.51%) Computer Science
2 32 (6.87%) Enterprise Software
3 25 (5.36%) Data Centre
4 23 (4.94%) Equities
5 18 (3.86%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (3.43%) Hedge funds
7 15 (3.22%) Mathematics
8 13 (2.79%) Derivative
9 10 (2.15%) Cyberthreat
10 9 (1.93%) Replication
11 8 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 7 (1.50%) Clustering
12 7 (1.50%) Fixed Income
13 5 (1.07%) Fintech
13 5 (1.07%) Management Information System
13 5 (1.07%) PKI
13 5 (1.07%) Public Cloud
13 5 (1.07%) Wiki
14 4 (0.86%) Mobile App
14 4 (0.86%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 466 (100.00%) Linux
2 232 (49.79%) Windows
3 144 (30.90%) Unix
4 109 (23.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 47 (10.09%) Windows Server
6 30 (6.44%) Solaris
7 24 (5.15%) CentOS
7 24 (5.15%) Ubuntu
8 23 (4.94%) Windows Server 2008
9 21 (4.51%) Windows Server 2012
10 18 (3.86%) AIX
10 18 (3.86%) Debian
11 15 (3.22%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (1.72%) Mac OS X
13 7 (1.50%) Apple iOS
14 6 (1.29%) HPUX
14 6 (1.29%) Mac OS
14 6 (1.29%) SUSE
14 6 (1.29%) Windows 7
15 5 (1.07%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (23.61%) ITIL
2 28 (6.01%) Mentoring
3 26 (5.58%) Web Operations
4 25 (5.36%) DevOps
4 25 (5.36%) High Availability
5 22 (4.72%) Analytics
5 22 (4.72%) Problem Management
6 21 (4.51%) Incident Management
6 21 (4.51%) Load Testing
7 19 (4.08%) Configuration Management
8 18 (3.86%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (3.86%) Capacity Management
9 17 (3.65%) Change Management
10 15 (3.22%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (3.00%) Disaster Recovery
11 14 (3.00%) Performance Analysis
11 14 (3.00%) Time Management
12 13 (2.79%) E-Commerce
13 12 (2.58%) Digital Marketing
14 11 (2.36%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 168 (36.05%) SQL
2 118 (25.32%) Perl
3 110 (23.61%) Python
4 81 (17.38%) Bash Shell
5 77 (16.52%) Java
6 60 (12.88%) PowerShell
6 60 (12.88%) Shell Script
7 40 (8.58%) C
8 26 (5.58%) PHP
8 26 (5.58%) Ruby
9 17 (3.65%) C#
10 11 (2.36%) C++
11 8 (1.72%) JavaScript
12 7 (1.50%) PL/SQL
13 5 (1.07%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.64%) R
15 2 (0.43%) C-shell
15 2 (0.43%) Korn
16 1 (0.21%) AWK
16 1 (0.21%) VB
Qualifications
1 73 (15.67%) Degree
2 18 (3.86%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (3.65%) ITIL Certification
4 13 (2.79%) CCNA
5 9 (1.93%) MCSE
5 9 (1.93%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (1.29%) CCNP
6 6 (1.29%) CEH
6 6 (1.29%) CISSP
7 5 (1.07%) CCSE
7 5 (1.07%) MCP
8 4 (0.86%) Security Cleared
9 3 (0.64%) RHCSA
9 3 (0.64%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.43%) HND
10 2 (0.43%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (0.43%) NVQ Level 3
10 2 (0.43%) RHCE
11 1 (0.21%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.22%) SLA
2 7 (1.50%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.43%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.21%) QA
System Software
1 77 (16.52%) Active Directory
2 57 (12.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (9.01%) Oracle RAC
4 29 (6.22%) Hyper-V
5 20 (4.29%) VMware ESX
6 12 (2.58%) Terminal Services
6 12 (2.58%) vSphere
7 10 (2.15%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (1.93%) Docker
9 6 (1.29%) vCloud
10 5 (1.07%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (1.07%) Xen
11 4 (0.86%) Samba
12 3 (0.64%) KVM
12 3 (0.64%) NFS
13 2 (0.43%) iptables
13 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (0.43%) XenApp
13 2 (0.43%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 81 (17.38%) Puppet
2 33 (7.08%) Nagios
3 30 (6.44%) Opscode Chef
4 26 (5.58%) Ansible
4 26 (5.58%) OpenAM
5 9 (1.93%) Control-M
6 8 (1.72%) Kibana
7 6 (1.29%) Grafana
7 6 (1.29%) Graphite
7 6 (1.29%) NetBackup
8 4 (0.86%) TIBCO Hawk
8 4 (0.86%) WSUS
9 3 (0.64%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.64%) Cacti
9 3 (0.64%) Kubernetes
9 3 (0.64%) Nessus
9 3 (0.64%) Nmap
9 3 (0.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 3 (0.64%) Oracle RMAN
9 3 (0.64%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 139 (29.83%) Red Hat
2 137 (29.40%) Oracle
3 95 (20.39%) VMware
4 62 (13.30%) Microsoft
5 52 (11.16%) Cisco
6 29 (6.22%) Sun
7 21 (4.51%) Sybase
8 19 (4.08%) HP
9 16 (3.43%) SAP
10 15 (3.22%) CheckPoint
11 13 (2.79%) IBM
12 10 (2.15%) Apple
12 10 (2.15%) Citrix
12 10 (2.15%) LogRhythm
13 7 (1.50%) LANDesk
14 6 (1.29%) Juniper
14 6 (1.29%) Remedy
14 6 (1.29%) ServiceNow
15 5 (1.07%) CommVault
15 5 (1.07%) Splunk
Bracknell, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + FlexiTime, Pension, Health
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Chris Cobbold Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits + training + career progr
Posted: Yesterday
Worcestershire
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Extensive training programme + pensi
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 Per Annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
X4 Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £excellent
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £ negotiable + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Newcastle
RCDTS
Salary: £20,000 - £30,000 per year
Posted: 21 days ago