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 29 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Support
Rank 629 647 591
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -56
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 295 315 430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.29% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.30% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 249 269 374
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%

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
94167 103508 112247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.20% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 79244 85842 90577
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +30 286 £45,000 +5.88% 15
London +29 125 £50,000 -16.66% 7
South East +31 77 £45,000 +28.57% 3
Berkshire +17 54 £46,750 +74.76% 2
Reading +2 29 £55,000 +120.00% 1
Hertfordshire +18 23 £44,500 +48.33%
East of England +4 23 £44,500 +1.36% 1
North West +19 18 £36,000 +54.28% 1
City of London +40 14 £47,500 +11.76% 3
Yorkshire +25 14 £35,000 -12.50%
North East - 14 £40,000 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 14 £40,000 - 1
Surrey +37 13 £55,000 +91.30% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 13 £42,500 - 1
Watford +14 11 £44,500 -
Leeds - 11 £35,000 -
West Yorkshire - 11 £35,000 -
Manchester +3 10 £33,500 +15.51% 1
Maidenhead -5 9 £40,000 -15.78%
Merseyside -12 8 £36,000 +55.38%
Liverpool -13 8 £36,000 +55.38%
Bracknell +1 7 £42,500 -19.04%
West Midlands -9 7 £48,600 +29.60%
South West -13 7 £37,500 +38.88% 2
Guildford +15 6 £37,500 +50.00% 1
Brighton +7 6 £32,500 -18.75%
East Sussex +7 6 £32,500 -18.75%
Egham - 6 £55,000 -
Bristol +15 5 £41,250 -2.94% 1
Hemel Hempstead +4 5 £32,500 +8.33%

Linux Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 579 (100.00%) Linux
2 302 (52.16%) Windows
3 246 (42.49%) Red Hat
4 218 (37.65%) Unix
5 210 (36.27%) Oracle
6 209 (36.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 203 (35.06%) SQL
8 200 (34.54%) Perl
9 168 (29.02%) SQL Server
10 165 (28.50%) Puppet
11 162 (27.98%) MySQL
11 162 (27.98%) Apache
12 160 (27.63%) Tomcat
13 154 (26.60%) Finance
14 143 (24.70%) JBoss
14 143 (24.70%) TCP/IP
15 138 (23.83%) ITIL
16 135 (23.32%) Bash Shell
17 131 (22.63%) Firewall
18 125 (21.59%) VMware
19 119 (20.55%) Amazon AWS
19 119 (20.55%) WebSphere
20 111 (19.17%) Python
21 105 (18.13%) SAN
22 104 (17.96%) HTTP
22 104 (17.96%) LDAP
23 100 (17.27%) WebLogic
23 100 (17.27%) LAMP
24 99 (17.10%) Windows Server
25 94 (16.23%) Oracle RAC

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
1 162 (27.98%) Apache
2 160 (27.63%) Tomcat
3 143 (24.70%) JBoss
4 119 (20.55%) WebSphere
5 100 (17.27%) WebLogic
6 80 (13.82%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 70 (12.09%) BizTalk Server
8 35 (6.04%) IIS
9 33 (5.70%) nginx
10 23 (3.97%) Confluence
11 16 (2.76%) OpenStack
12 12 (2.07%) MS Exchange
13 11 (1.90%) Skype for Business
14 8 (1.38%) SharePoint
14 8 (1.38%) WebSphere Application Server
15 7 (1.21%) MQSeries
16 5 (0.86%) CMS
17 4 (0.69%) WebLogic Portal
18 3 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
18 3 (0.52%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 43 (7.43%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.38%) MS Office
3 1 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 9 (1.55%) MetaTrader
2 6 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.86%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.35%) Summit
5 1 (0.17%) Magento
5 1 (0.17%) Salerio
Cloud Services
1 119 (20.55%) Amazon AWS
2 94 (16.23%) SaaS
3 28 (4.84%) PaaS
4 23 (3.97%) Office 365
5 7 (1.21%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (1.21%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.35%) AWS OpsWorks
6 2 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.35%) IaaS
7 1 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.17%) GitHub
7 1 (0.17%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.17%) Joyent
7 1 (0.17%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.17%) Route 53
7 1 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 143 (24.70%) TCP/IP
2 131 (22.63%) Firewall
3 105 (18.13%) SAN
4 104 (17.96%) HTTP
4 104 (17.96%) LDAP
5 91 (15.72%) NAS
6 39 (6.74%) DNS
7 30 (5.18%) VPN
8 28 (4.84%) LAN
8 28 (4.84%) VoIP
9 26 (4.49%) WAN
10 23 (3.97%) VLAN
11 17 (2.94%) Internet
12 14 (2.42%) DHCP
12 14 (2.42%) Remote Desktop
13 13 (2.25%) SMTP
14 12 (2.07%) SSL
14 12 (2.07%) Wireshark
15 10 (1.73%) MPLS
15 10 (1.73%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (29.02%) SQL Server
2 162 (27.98%) MySQL
3 77 (13.30%) Relational Database
4 70 (12.09%) RDBMS
5 26 (4.49%) SQL Server 2008
6 24 (4.15%) SQL Server 2005
6 24 (4.15%) SQL Server 2012
7 23 (3.97%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (1.38%) Oracle Database
9 7 (1.21%) DB2
10 4 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.35%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.35%) Big Data
11 2 (0.35%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.35%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.35%) Oracle Exadata
11 2 (0.35%) Redis
12 1 (0.17%) Couchbase
12 1 (0.17%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.17%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 29 (5.01%) Subversion
2 28 (4.84%) JIRA
3 18 (3.11%) Jenkins
4 16 (2.76%) Git (software)
5 11 (1.90%) Vagrant
6 8 (1.38%) JMeter
7 1 (0.17%) Firebug
7 1 (0.17%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.17%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.17%) Toad
General
1 154 (26.60%) Finance
2 70 (12.09%) Banking
3 33 (5.70%) Financial Institution
4 28 (4.84%) Telecoms
5 26 (4.49%) Retail
6 15 (2.59%) Marketing
7 10 (1.73%) Electronics
7 10 (1.73%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.21%) Back Office
8 7 (1.21%) Front Office
9 3 (0.52%) Games
9 3 (0.52%) German Language
9 3 (0.52%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.35%) Advertising
10 2 (0.35%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.35%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.35%) Law
10 2 (0.35%) Private Banking
10 2 (0.35%) Publishing
11 1 (0.17%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (17.27%) LAMP
2 94 (16.23%) Web Services
3 65 (11.23%) Middleware
4 40 (6.91%) .NET
5 22 (3.80%) FIX Protocol
6 19 (3.28%) HTML
7 14 (2.42%) WebSphere MQ
8 11 (1.90%) XML
9 10 (1.73%) LEMP Stack
9 10 (1.73%) MCollective
10 9 (1.55%) JSON
10 9 (1.55%) LAPP Stack
11 8 (1.38%) CSS
12 6 (1.04%) AngularJS
12 6 (1.04%) Regular Expression
12 6 (1.04%) Ruby on Rails
13 5 (0.86%) POSIX
14 3 (0.52%) Java EE
15 2 (0.35%) ELK Stack
15 2 (0.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 44 (7.60%) Equities
2 43 (7.43%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (5.70%) Computer Science
3 33 (5.70%) Derivative
4 26 (4.49%) Data Centre
5 25 (4.32%) Clustering
5 25 (4.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 24 (4.15%) Enterprise Software
7 17 (2.94%) Hedge funds
8 14 (2.42%) Mathematics
9 13 (2.25%) Fixed Income
10 8 (1.38%) Cyberthreat
10 8 (1.38%) Xbox
11 6 (1.04%) Digital Media
11 6 (1.04%) Market Risk
11 6 (1.04%) PACS
11 6 (1.04%) Replication
12 5 (0.86%) Hybrid Cloud
12 5 (0.86%) iSeries
12 5 (0.86%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 579 (100.00%) Linux
2 302 (52.16%) Windows
3 218 (37.65%) Unix
4 209 (36.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 99 (17.10%) Windows Server
6 58 (10.02%) CentOS
7 37 (6.39%) Solaris
7 37 (6.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 31 (5.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 30 (5.18%) AIX
10 24 (4.15%) Debian
11 19 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
12 17 (2.94%) Ubuntu
13 8 (1.38%) Oracle Linux
13 8 (1.38%) SUSE
14 7 (1.21%) Mac OS
15 6 (1.04%) Windows 7
16 5 (0.86%) VMS
16 5 (0.86%) zOS
17 4 (0.69%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (23.83%) ITIL
2 73 (12.61%) Web Operations
3 46 (7.94%) Incident Management
4 38 (6.56%) DevOps
5 31 (5.35%) Problem Management
6 30 (5.18%) Mentoring
7 27 (4.66%) High Availability
8 26 (4.49%) Configuration Management
9 24 (4.15%) Open Source
10 21 (3.63%) Load Balancing
11 19 (3.28%) Change Management
12 18 (3.11%) Disaster Recovery
13 17 (2.94%) Network Design
14 16 (2.76%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (2.76%) Analytics
14 16 (2.76%) ITSM
14 16 (2.76%) Service Management
14 16 (2.76%) SOA
15 15 (2.59%) E-Commerce
15 15 (2.59%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 203 (35.06%) SQL
2 200 (34.54%) Perl
3 135 (23.32%) Bash Shell
4 111 (19.17%) Python
5 86 (14.85%) Java
6 85 (14.68%) PowerShell
7 60 (10.36%) Shell Script
8 35 (6.04%) C
9 32 (5.53%) PHP
10 31 (5.35%) C++
11 29 (5.01%) Ruby
12 24 (4.15%) JavaScript
13 18 (3.11%) C#
14 17 (2.94%) Korn
15 9 (1.55%) PL/SQL
16 7 (1.21%) Tcl
17 6 (1.04%) AWK
18 1 (0.17%) C-shell
18 1 (0.17%) sed
18 1 (0.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 93 (16.06%) Degree
2 40 (6.91%) ITIL Certification
3 22 (3.80%) Security Cleared
4 14 (2.42%) RHCE
5 11 (1.90%) SC Cleared
6 10 (1.73%) RHCSA
7 9 (1.55%) CISSP
8 8 (1.38%) CEH
9 7 (1.21%) CTC Cleared
10 6 (1.04%) MCSE
10 6 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.86%) CCNA
11 5 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (0.86%) DV Cleared
11 5 (0.86%) PhD
12 3 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (0.52%) HND
13 2 (0.35%) HNC
13 2 (0.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (0.35%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.11%) SLA
2 11 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (1.73%) QA
4 9 (1.55%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.35%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.35%) HL7
6 1 (0.17%) DICOM
System Software
1 94 (16.23%) Oracle RAC
2 79 (13.64%) Active Directory
3 34 (5.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (4.84%) VMware ESX
5 26 (4.49%) Hyper-V
6 12 (2.07%) Docker
7 11 (1.90%) Squid
8 10 (1.73%) qmail
9 9 (1.55%) Terminal Services
10 7 (1.21%) Varnish
10 7 (1.21%) vSphere
11 4 (0.69%) NFS
11 4 (0.69%) Samba
12 3 (0.52%) KVM
12 3 (0.52%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 3 (0.52%) vCloud
12 3 (0.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 3 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.52%) VMware Server
12 3 (0.52%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 165 (28.50%) Puppet
2 70 (12.09%) OpenAM
3 62 (10.71%) Nagios
4 38 (6.56%) Opscode Chef
5 27 (4.66%) Control-M
6 21 (3.63%) OpenView
7 19 (3.28%) Backup Exec
8 18 (3.11%) Cacti
9 13 (2.25%) logstash
10 11 (1.90%) ZABBIX
11 10 (1.73%) Ansible
11 10 (1.73%) collectd
11 10 (1.73%) Ganglia
11 10 (1.73%) Graphite
11 10 (1.73%) Munin
12 5 (0.86%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 5 (0.86%) vMotion
13 4 (0.69%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 4 (0.69%) Tivoli
14 3 (0.52%) Nessus
Vendors
1 246 (42.49%) Red Hat
2 210 (36.27%) Oracle
3 125 (21.59%) VMware
4 80 (13.82%) Sun
5 57 (9.84%) Microsoft
6 44 (7.60%) HP
7 41 (7.08%) Cisco
8 17 (2.94%) IBM
9 16 (2.76%) Splunk
10 13 (2.25%) Veeam
11 12 (2.07%) Sybase
11 12 (2.07%) Symantec
12 10 (1.73%) CheckPoint
12 10 (1.73%) NetApp
13 9 (1.55%) Citrix
13 9 (1.55%) Juniper
14 8 (1.38%) EMC
14 8 (1.38%) LogRhythm
15 7 (1.21%) Brocade
15 7 (1.21%) SAP
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Bonus, Health Insurance, Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
East Kilbride
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £34000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £34000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits + start up mentality
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: benefits package!
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa; 45,000-50,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Private Health, Pension, Tr
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Private Health, Pension, Tr
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 18 days ago
Aylesbury/ Slough, UK
Intel.
Salary: Highly Competitive Salary with Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Aylesbury/ Slough, UK
Intel.
Salary: Highly Competitive Salary with Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Guildford
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + on call bonus + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago