The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Linux Support in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Linux Support
Rank 941 969 974
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Support 15 10 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.009% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.009% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 16
Average salary £62,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.57% +18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £53,750 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.15% +18.75%

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
99472 107123 115267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.25% 96.48% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 83547 87392 93423
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Senior Linux Support
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Linux Support in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Linux Support Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Linux Support
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Linux Support within the UK.

Senior Linux Support Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Linux Support
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Linux Support over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 within the UK.

Senior Linux Support Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Linux Support
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Linux Support within the UK over the 3 months to 29 April 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
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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 +15 15 £62,500 +38.88%
London +12 8 £62,500 -3.84%
South East +36 3 £62,500 +47.05%
Cambridgeshire - 3 £50,000 -
Berkshire - 3 £62,500 -
East of England - 3 £50,000 -
Reading - 3 £62,500 -
Cambridge - 3 £50,000 -
Leeds - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -

Senior Linux Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Linux Support in their job title.

1 25 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (52.00%) Red Hat
3 12 (48.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (44.00%) Windows
5 10 (40.00%) Web Services
5 10 (40.00%) Perl
5 10 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (36.00%) Unix
7 8 (32.00%) Apache
7 8 (32.00%) Tomcat
8 7 (28.00%) NAS
8 7 (28.00%) SAN
8 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
8 7 (28.00%) MySQL
9 6 (24.00%) Oracle
9 6 (24.00%) Java
9 6 (24.00%) .NET
9 6 (24.00%) JBoss
9 6 (24.00%) LDAP
9 6 (24.00%) HTTP
9 6 (24.00%) TCP/IP
9 6 (24.00%) Cisco
9 6 (24.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 6 (24.00%) Sun
9 6 (24.00%) RDBMS
9 6 (24.00%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (24.00%) Firewall
9 6 (24.00%) LAMP
9 6 (24.00%) VMware
9 6 (24.00%) WebSphere

Senior Linux Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Linux Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (32.00%) Apache
1 8 (32.00%) Tomcat
2 6 (24.00%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (24.00%) JBoss
2 6 (24.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 6 (24.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (12.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 10 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (24.00%) SaaS
3 3 (12.00%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (12.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (12.00%) Google Apps
3 3 (12.00%) Route 53
3 3 (12.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) NAS
1 7 (28.00%) SAN
2 6 (24.00%) Firewall
2 6 (24.00%) HTTP
2 6 (24.00%) LDAP
2 6 (24.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (20.00%) VLAN
4 4 (16.00%) DHCP
4 4 (16.00%) DNS
5 3 (12.00%) LTE
5 3 (12.00%) Value-Added Service
5 3 (12.00%) VoIP
5 3 (12.00%) VoLTE
5 3 (12.00%) Wireshark
6 2 (8.00%) BGP
6 2 (8.00%) MPLS
6 2 (8.00%) Multicast
6 2 (8.00%) VRRP
6 2 (8.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) MySQL
1 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (24.00%) RDBMS
2 6 (24.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (12.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (12.00%) JIRA
1 3 (12.00%) Sonatype Nexus
1 3 (12.00%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (12.00%) Back Office
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
1 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (4.00%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (40.00%) Web Services
2 6 (24.00%) .NET
2 6 (24.00%) LAMP
3 1 (4.00%) CSS
3 1 (4.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (12.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) Derivative
2 1 (4.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (48.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (44.00%) Windows
4 9 (36.00%) Unix
5 6 (24.00%) CentOS
6 3 (12.00%) Mac OS X
6 3 (12.00%) Windows Server
6 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (8.00%) Solaris
8 1 (4.00%) AIX
8 1 (4.00%) Debian
8 1 (4.00%) Kali Linux
8 1 (4.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Web Operations
2 5 (20.00%) ITIL
3 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (12.00%) Computer Security
3 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (8.00%) Project Management
4 2 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) Change Control
5 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.00%) Multithreading
5 1 (4.00%) Network Management
5 1 (4.00%) Presales
5 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) Perl
2 6 (24.00%) Java
2 6 (24.00%) PowerShell
3 5 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (12.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (8.00%) Python
6 1 (4.00%) C++
6 1 (4.00%) Ruby
6 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) CCNA
2 3 (12.00%) CCNP
2 3 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (8.00%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.00%) vCloud
2 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.00%) KVM
3 2 (8.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (8.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) OpenAM
1 6 (24.00%) Puppet
2 3 (12.00%) Casper Suite
3 1 (4.00%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Red Hat
2 6 (24.00%) Cisco
2 6 (24.00%) Oracle
2 6 (24.00%) Sun
2 6 (24.00%) VMware
3 3 (12.00%) Apple
3 3 (12.00%) Google
3 3 (12.00%) Juniper
4 1 (4.00%) BMC
4 1 (4.00%) Citrix
4 1 (4.00%) Murex
4 1 (4.00%) NetApp
4 1 (4.00%) Sybase
4 1 (4.00%) Veritas
4 1 (4.00%) webMethods