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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Support
Rank 793 782 754
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 104 108 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.093% 0.099% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.098% 0.10% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 85 103 101
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +14.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £41,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-18.29% +17.14%

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
106025 103677 110089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.67% 94.68% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88349 84138 94850
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 £26,500 £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 19 December 2014 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 19 December 2014. 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
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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 -14 95 £37,500 -11.76% 11
London +21 40 £42,500 -5.55% 5
South East -1 31 £30,500 -33.33% 5
City of London +26 10 £42,500 -5.55%
Berkshire -9 10 £45,000 +9.75% 2
Surrey -14 9 £29,000 -49.12% 1
Hampshire - 8 £28,358 - 2
Yorkshire -22 7 £40,000 +48.14%
East Midlands - 7 £23,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 7 £23,500 -
Southampton - 6 £28,358 - 2
South West -3 5 £37,500 +0.67% 1
Slough -21 5 £38,500 -6.09% 1
Scotland +7 4 £42,500 -15.00%
South Yorkshire - 4 £36,000 -
Guildford - 4 £29,000 - 1
Leeds -6 3 £40,000 +48.14%
North West -11 3 £35,000 +62.79%
West Yorkshire -16 3 £40,000 +48.14%
Wiltshire - 3 £37,500 -
South Wales - 3 £37,500 -
Wales - 3 £37,500 -
Manchester - 3 £35,000 -
Bracknell - 3 £45,000 - 1
Cardiff - 3 £37,500 -
Chippenham - 3 £37,500 -
Reading +2 2 £21,000 -47.50%
Sheffield - 2 £40,000 -
Windsor - 2 £52,500 -
West Sussex - 2 £37,500 -

Linux Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 224 (100.00%) Linux
2 103 (45.98%) Red Hat
3 80 (35.71%) Apache
4 77 (34.38%) UNIX
5 70 (31.25%) Windows
6 67 (29.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 60 (26.79%) VMware
8 59 (26.34%) MySQL
9 56 (25.00%) Perl
10 47 (20.98%) Tomcat
11 43 (19.20%) Finance
12 42 (18.75%) Python
13 40 (17.86%) Java
14 38 (16.96%) CentOS
15 37 (16.52%) PHP
15 37 (16.52%) TCP/IP
16 32 (14.29%) DNS
16 32 (14.29%) ITIL
17 31 (13.84%) Ubuntu
17 31 (13.84%) VMware Infrastructure
18 29 (12.95%) Solaris
19 28 (12.50%) Bash Shell
20 27 (12.05%) Firewall
21 26 (11.61%) IIS
22 25 (11.16%) MS Excel
23 24 (10.71%) Debian
24 23 (10.27%) Windows Server 2008
24 23 (10.27%) SQL
24 23 (10.27%) Microsoft
25 22 (9.82%) Shell Script

Linux Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 80 (35.71%) Apache
2 47 (20.98%) Tomcat
3 26 (11.61%) IIS
4 17 (7.59%) nginx
5 13 (5.80%) WebSphere
6 12 (5.36%) JBoss
7 8 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
7 8 (3.57%) Drupal
8 7 (3.13%) CMS
8 7 (3.13%) Lync
9 6 (2.68%) WordPress
10 4 (1.79%) Alfresco
10 4 (1.79%) Escenic
11 3 (1.34%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.89%) Joomla!
12 2 (0.89%) Node.js
12 2 (0.89%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.89%) CloudStack
13 1 (0.45%) Jetty
13 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 25 (11.16%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (3.57%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
1 8 (3.57%) IntelliMatch
2 5 (2.23%) Magento
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.23%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.34%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (1.34%) Amazon S3
2 3 (1.34%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (1.34%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (0.89%) IaaS
4 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.45%) Route 53
4 1 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (16.52%) TCP/IP
2 32 (14.29%) DNS
3 27 (12.05%) Firewall
4 19 (8.48%) SAN
4 19 (8.48%) Internet
5 16 (7.14%) SSL
6 13 (5.80%) SNMP
7 12 (5.36%) DHCP
8 9 (4.02%) SSH
9 8 (3.57%) WAN
10 7 (3.13%) ADSL
10 7 (3.13%) Broadband
10 7 (3.13%) FTP
11 6 (2.68%) LAN
11 6 (2.68%) VoIP
12 5 (2.23%) HTTP
12 5 (2.23%) SMTP
12 5 (2.23%) Ethereal
12 5 (2.23%) Wireshark
12 5 (2.23%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (26.34%) MySQL
2 16 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 8 (3.57%) Oracle Database
4 6 (2.68%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (1.34%) Redis
6 3 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.45%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.45%) DB2
7 1 (0.45%) Informix
Development Applications
1 8 (3.57%) JIRA
2 5 (2.23%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.23%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.34%) Gerrit
4 2 (0.89%) Subversion
5 1 (0.45%) Maven
5 1 (0.45%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.45%) Ant
5 1 (0.45%) Psake
General
1 43 (19.20%) Finance
2 15 (6.70%) Banking
3 6 (2.68%) Retail
4 5 (2.23%) Retail Banking
4 5 (2.23%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.79%) Publishing
6 3 (1.34%) Law
7 2 (0.89%) Advertising
7 2 (0.89%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.46%) HTML
2 8 (3.57%) LAMP
3 6 (2.68%) CSS
4 5 (2.23%) Web Services
4 5 (2.23%) J2EE
5 4 (1.79%) Ajax
5 4 (1.79%) Flash
6 3 (1.34%) SOAP
7 2 (0.89%) .NET
7 2 (0.89%) libvirt
7 2 (0.89%) Java EE
7 2 (0.89%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.45%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.45%) Memcached
8 1 (0.45%) COM
8 1 (0.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (3.57%) Clustering
1 8 (3.57%) SWIFT
2 7 (3.13%) Mobile App
2 7 (3.13%) Computer Science
2 7 (3.13%) Open Source
3 6 (2.68%) HACMP
4 5 (2.23%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.23%) BBC
4 5 (2.23%) Mobile Banking
5 4 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.79%) Digital Media
5 4 (1.79%) E-Learning
6 3 (1.34%) iDTV
6 3 (1.34%) Video Editing
7 2 (0.89%) Derivative
7 2 (0.89%) EqualLogic
7 2 (0.89%) NHS
8 1 (0.45%) Equities
8 1 (0.45%) PKI
8 1 (0.45%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 224 (100.00%) Linux
2 77 (34.38%) UNIX
3 70 (31.25%) Windows
4 67 (29.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 38 (16.96%) CentOS
6 31 (13.84%) Ubuntu
7 29 (12.95%) Solaris
8 24 (10.71%) Debian
9 23 (10.27%) Windows Server 2008
10 17 (7.59%) SUSE
11 16 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
12 15 (6.70%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (4.02%) Windows 7
14 7 (3.13%) Windows 8
14 7 (3.13%) Windows XP
14 7 (3.13%) AIX
15 6 (2.68%) Fedora
16 4 (1.79%) Mac OS
16 4 (1.79%) Scientific Linux
17 3 (1.34%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (14.29%) ITIL
2 21 (9.38%) Change Management
3 17 (7.59%) Problem Management
4 12 (5.36%) Capacity Planning
5 9 (4.02%) Incident Management
5 9 (4.02%) Configuration Management
5 9 (4.02%) DevOps
6 7 (3.13%) Project Management
6 7 (3.13%) Load Balancing
6 7 (3.13%) Network Management
7 6 (2.68%) E-Commerce
7 6 (2.68%) Server Monitoring
8 5 (2.23%) PRINCE2
9 4 (1.79%) CRM
9 4 (1.79%) Service Management
9 4 (1.79%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (1.79%) Content Management
9 4 (1.79%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (1.34%) Database Tuning
10 3 (1.34%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 56 (25.00%) Perl
2 42 (18.75%) Python
3 40 (17.86%) Java
4 37 (16.52%) PHP
5 28 (12.50%) Bash Shell
6 23 (10.27%) SQL
7 22 (9.82%) Shell Script
8 13 (5.80%) JavaScript
9 6 (2.68%) Jython
10 5 (2.23%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.79%) Ruby
12 3 (1.34%) C++
12 3 (1.34%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.89%) C#
13 2 (0.89%) Korn
13 2 (0.89%) Lua
13 2 (0.89%) AWK
14 1 (0.45%) Tcl
14 1 (0.45%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (7.59%) Degree
2 10 (4.46%) RHCE
3 6 (2.68%) IBM AIX Certification
4 4 (1.79%) PMP
4 4 (1.79%) PMI Certification
4 4 (1.79%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.79%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.89%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.89%) MCITP
5 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.45%) MCSE
6 1 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.45%) RHCT
6 1 (0.45%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.02%) SLA
2 3 (1.34%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 31 (13.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (7.59%) KVM
3 12 (5.36%) Active Directory
4 6 (2.68%) PowerHA
4 6 (2.68%) vSphere
4 6 (2.68%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.79%) Firmware
5 4 (1.79%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 4 (1.79%) NFS
6 2 (0.89%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.89%) Squid
6 2 (0.89%) Postfix
6 2 (0.89%) Sendmail
6 2 (0.89%) vCloud
7 1 (0.45%) RHEV
7 1 (0.45%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.45%) Varnish
7 1 (0.45%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.45%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 19 (8.48%) cPanel
2 18 (8.04%) Nagios
3 16 (7.14%) Puppet
3 16 (7.14%) Plesk
4 11 (4.91%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (4.91%) Webmin
5 10 (4.46%) NetBackup
5 10 (4.46%) Tivoli
6 6 (2.68%) BMC PATROL
6 6 (2.68%) OpenView
6 6 (2.68%) Red Hat Satellite
7 4 (1.79%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 3 (1.34%) logstash
8 3 (1.34%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.89%) Salt
9 2 (0.89%) Zenoss
9 2 (0.89%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.45%) SCCM
10 1 (0.45%) Cacti
10 1 (0.45%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 103 (45.98%) Red Hat
2 60 (26.79%) VMware
3 23 (10.27%) Microsoft
4 20 (8.93%) Oracle
4 20 (8.93%) Cisco
5 17 (7.59%) IBM
6 16 (7.14%) HP
7 13 (5.80%) EMC
8 9 (4.02%) Veritas
9 8 (3.57%) Brady
9 8 (3.57%) Sun
9 8 (3.57%) TIBCO
10 7 (3.13%) BMC
10 7 (3.13%) Google
11 5 (2.23%) F5
11 5 (2.23%) WatchGuard
11 5 (2.23%) SonicWALL
11 5 (2.23%) Blue Coat
11 5 (2.23%) Websense
11 5 (2.23%) Clearswift
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Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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