The median annual salary for a Linux Support Engineer was £38,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Support Engineer
London / City of London
Rank 214 261 310
Rank change year-on-year +47 +49  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support Engineer 5 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.100% 0.13% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.13% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 5
Median salary £38,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -35.83% +9.09%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £33,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +4.47% -20.23%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4808 6716 9658
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.97% 95.56% 95.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4412 6000 8224
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £81,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Linux Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Linux Support Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Linux Support Engineer in the City of London

Linux Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Support Engineer in the City of London.

Salary trend for Linux Support Engineer in the City of London

Linux Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Support Engineer in the City of London over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Support Engineer in the City of London

Linux Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, Linux Support Engineer 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 across the City of London region featuring Linux Support Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Red Hat
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco
3 4 (57.14%) CCNA
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (57.14%) Ubuntu
3 4 (57.14%) CentOS
3 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (42.86%) Aruba
4 3 (42.86%) Network Security
4 3 (42.86%) Fortinet
4 3 (42.86%) WatchGuard
4 3 (42.86%) SonicWALL
4 3 (42.86%) JNCIA
4 3 (42.86%) JNCIS
4 3 (42.86%) RHCA
4 3 (42.86%) RHCE
4 3 (42.86%) Juniper
4 3 (42.86%) CCNP
4 3 (42.86%) Perl
4 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
4 3 (42.86%) Firewall
4 3 (42.86%) Wireless
4 3 (42.86%) Linux+ Certification
4 3 (42.86%) F5
4 3 (42.86%) FortiGate
4 3 (42.86%) RHCSA
4 3 (42.86%) Spanning Tree
4 3 (42.86%) Data Centre

Linux Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Wireless
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) Network Security
2 3 (42.86%) Spanning Tree
2 3 (42.86%) Wireless
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) OSPF
3 1 (14.29%) SAN
3 1 (14.29%) VLAN
3 1 (14.29%) VoIP
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
1 3 (42.86%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (28.57%) Equities
2 2 (28.57%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) CentOS
2 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Ubuntu
3 2 (28.57%) Unix
4 1 (14.29%) Solaris
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Algorithmic Trading
1 2 (28.57%) DevOps
1 2 (28.57%) Electronic Trading
1 2 (28.57%) Market Making
2 1 (14.29%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Perl
2 2 (28.57%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) CCNA
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (42.86%) CCNP
2 3 (42.86%) JNCIA
2 3 (42.86%) JNCIS
2 3 (42.86%) Linux+ Certification
2 3 (42.86%) LPIC
2 3 (42.86%) RHCA
2 3 (42.86%) RHCE
2 3 (42.86%) RHCSA
3 1 (14.29%) MCSA
3 1 (14.29%) MCSE
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) FortiGate
2 2 (28.57%) Ansible
2 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (28.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Red Hat
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) Aruba
3 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
3 3 (42.86%) Extreme Networks
3 3 (42.86%) F5
3 3 (42.86%) Fortinet
3 3 (42.86%) Juniper
3 3 (42.86%) Palo Alto
3 3 (42.86%) SonicWALL
3 3 (42.86%) WatchGuard
4 2 (28.57%) Splunk
4 2 (28.57%) VMware