Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Linux Support was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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

Linux Support
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 300 317 384
Rank change year-on-year +17 +67 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 20 28 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.20% 0.24% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.25% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 20 26 24
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +17.07% +20.59%
10th Percentile £47,700 £24,375 £29,000
90th Percentile £78,375 £74,375 £62,500
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £48,750 £48,750
% change year-on-year +12.82% - +14.04%

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

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 9671 11114 16415
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 96.38% 95.78%
Number of salaries quoted 8765 10132 14264
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £34,750 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.87% +4.55% +0.92%

Linux Support
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Linux Support in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Linux Support in the City of London

Linux Support
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 in the City of London.

Salary trend for Linux Support in the City of London

Linux Support
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Support in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Support in the City of London

Linux Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 across the City of London region featuring Linux Support in the job title.

1 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (70.00%) SQL
3 12 (60.00%) Windows
4 10 (50.00%) Finance
4 10 (50.00%) Java
5 9 (45.00%) Unix
6 8 (40.00%) JBoss
6 8 (40.00%) Tomcat
6 8 (40.00%) Shell Script
6 8 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (35.00%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (35.00%) Ansible
7 7 (35.00%) Linux Command Line
8 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
8 6 (30.00%) Citrix
8 6 (30.00%) Python
8 6 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (30.00%) Salt
8 6 (30.00%) Puppet
8 6 (30.00%) GlassFish
8 6 (30.00%) Release Management
9 5 (25.00%) Wealth Management
9 5 (25.00%) DevOps
9 5 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (25.00%) Ubuntu
9 5 (25.00%) Cisco
9 5 (25.00%) BMC
9 5 (25.00%) Nagios
9 5 (25.00%) Microsoft

Linux Support Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (40.00%) JBoss
1 8 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 6 (30.00%) GlassFish
3 2 (10.00%) Apache Airflow
3 2 (10.00%) Apache Spark
3 2 (10.00%) OpenStack
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (5.00%) Alfresco
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Temenos T24
2 1 (5.00%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 8 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Firewall
1 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.00%) BIG-IP
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (5.00%) HTTP
2 1 (5.00%) HTTPS
2 1 (5.00%) IPsec
2 1 (5.00%) Network Security
2 1 (5.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (5.00%) VPN
2 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (15.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) JIRA
2 2 (10.00%) Bitbucket
2 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Front Office
3 3 (15.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (10.00%) IBM Integration Bus
1 2 (10.00%) Kafka
1 2 (10.00%) NumPy
1 2 (10.00%) Pandas
1 2 (10.00%) scikit-learn
1 2 (10.00%) SciPy
2 1 (5.00%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Enterprise Software
1 7 (35.00%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.00%) Private Cloud
4 1 (5.00%) Hedge funds
4 1 (5.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (60.00%) Windows
3 9 (45.00%) Unix
4 5 (25.00%) Ubuntu
5 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
6 1 (5.00%) CentOS
6 1 (5.00%) Debian
6 1 (5.00%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Release Management
2 5 (25.00%) DevOps
2 5 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 5 (25.00%) Wealth Management
3 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (10.00%) Workflow
3 2 (10.00%) Workflow Management
4 1 (5.00%) Analytics
4 1 (5.00%) Cryptography
4 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL
4 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.00%) Migration
4 1 (5.00%) Predictive Analytics
4 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.00%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (5.00%) SIEM
4 1 (5.00%) Statistics
4 1 (5.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) SQL
2 10 (50.00%) Java
3 8 (40.00%) Shell Script
4 6 (30.00%) Python
5 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
6 1 (5.00%) C-shell
6 1 (5.00%) Korn
6 1 (5.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) CEH
1 1 (5.00%) CISSP
1 1 (5.00%) CREST Certified
1 1 (5.00%) GIAC
1 1 (5.00%) Linux+ Certification
1 1 (5.00%) LPIC
1 1 (5.00%) RHCA
1 1 (5.00%) RHCE
1 1 (5.00%) RHCSA
1 1 (5.00%) SANS
1 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) Docker
3 1 (5.00%) pfSense
3 1 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) Ansible
2 6 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (30.00%) Puppet
2 6 (30.00%) Salt
3 5 (25.00%) BMC PATROL
3 5 (25.00%) Nagios
4 2 (10.00%) Grafana
4 2 (10.00%) logstash
4 2 (10.00%) Prometheus
5 1 (5.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Citrix
2 5 (25.00%) BMC
2 5 (25.00%) Cisco
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle
4 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (10.00%) IBM
5 2 (10.00%) Sybase
5 2 (10.00%) Temenos
6 1 (5.00%) Adobe
6 1 (5.00%) Aruba
6 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.00%) Extreme Networks
6 1 (5.00%) F5
6 1 (5.00%) Fortinet
6 1 (5.00%) Juniper
6 1 (5.00%) Palo Alto
6 1 (5.00%) SonicWALL
6 1 (5.00%) Splunk
6 1 (5.00%) WatchGuard