The median annual salary for a Linux Support was £38,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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

Linux Support
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 223 255 303
Rank change year-on-year +32 +48  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 9 14 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.18% 0.20% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.20% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 14
Median salary £38,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -35.83% +9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £35,000 £41,200
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £60,500 £74,250
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,250 £37,550
% change year-on-year -3.44% -3.46%  

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 4912 6830 9955
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.81% 95.66% 95.38%
Number of salaries quoted 4511 6105 8479
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Linux Support
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

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 3 months to 28 March 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 28 March 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 10 (50.00%) SQL
3 8 (40.00%) Windows
4 7 (35.00%) ITIL
4 7 (35.00%) Finance
5 6 (30.00%) Red Hat
6 5 (25.00%) Unix
6 5 (25.00%) Perl
6 5 (25.00%) Hedge funds
6 5 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
6 5 (25.00%) CentOS
7 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (20.00%) JIRA
7 4 (20.00%) Salerio
7 4 (20.00%) Ubuntu
7 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (20.00%) Banking
7 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (20.00%) Puppet
7 4 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (20.00%) ServiceNow
7 4 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (20.00%) DevOps
7 4 (20.00%) Nagios
7 4 (20.00%) Back Office
7 4 (20.00%) Equities
7 4 (20.00%) MQSeries
7 4 (20.00%) .NET
7 4 (20.00%) Oracle
7 4 (20.00%) SQL Server

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 4 (20.00%) MQSeries
2 3 (15.00%) JBoss
2 3 (15.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (10.00%) Apache
Business Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Salerio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (15.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 3 (15.00%) Firewall
2 3 (15.00%) Network Security
2 3 (15.00%) Spanning Tree
2 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (15.00%) Wireless
3 2 (10.00%) Internet
3 2 (10.00%) WAN
4 1 (5.00%) LAN
4 1 (5.00%) OSPF
4 1 (5.00%) SAN
4 1 (5.00%) VLAN
4 1 (5.00%) VoIP
4 1 (5.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) JIRA
2 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Back Office
2 4 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Publishing
4 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Hedge funds
2 4 (20.00%) Equities
2 4 (20.00%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (10.00%) Fixed Income
4 2 (10.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (40.00%) Windows
3 5 (25.00%) CentOS
3 5 (25.00%) Unix
4 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (20.00%) Ubuntu
4 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
5 2 (10.00%) Mac OS X
6 1 (5.00%) Solaris
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) ITIL
2 5 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
3 4 (20.00%) DevOps
4 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (15.00%) Release Management
4 3 (15.00%) Server Monitoring
5 2 (10.00%) Algorithmic Trading
5 2 (10.00%) Client Onboarding
5 2 (10.00%) Electronic Trading
5 2 (10.00%) Market Making
5 2 (10.00%) Web Development
6 1 (5.00%) Analytics
6 1 (5.00%) High Availability
6 1 (5.00%) Investment Management
6 1 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (5.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) Perl
3 3 (15.00%) Python
3 3 (15.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) CCNA
1 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (15.00%) CCNP
2 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 3 (15.00%) JNCIA
2 3 (15.00%) JNCIS
2 3 (15.00%) Linux+ Certification
2 3 (15.00%) LPIC
2 3 (15.00%) RHCA
2 3 (15.00%) RHCE
2 3 (15.00%) RHCSA
3 1 (5.00%) MCSA
3 1 (5.00%) MCSE
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Nagios
1 4 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (20.00%) Puppet
2 3 (15.00%) FortiGate
3 2 (10.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (20.00%) Cisco
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle
2 4 (20.00%) ServiceNow
2 4 (20.00%) Snow
3 3 (15.00%) Aruba
3 3 (15.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (15.00%) Citrix
3 3 (15.00%) Extreme Networks
3 3 (15.00%) F5
3 3 (15.00%) Fortinet
3 3 (15.00%) Juniper
3 3 (15.00%) Palo Alto
3 3 (15.00%) SonicWALL
3 3 (15.00%) WatchGuard
4 2 (10.00%) Apple
4 2 (10.00%) Splunk
4 2 (10.00%) VMware
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bonus & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago