The median annual salary for a Linux Support was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 27 June 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
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 226 246 303
Rank change year-on-year +20 +57  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 7 18 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.14% 0.28% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.29% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 7 15 17
Median salary £52,500 £65,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.23% +18.18%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,400 £38,000 £45,400
10% offered a salary of more than £85,500 £76,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -16.66% +28.57%  

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 4929 6144 9676
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.34% 96.14% 94.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4401 5597 8291
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 27 June 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 27 June 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 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (50.00%) Windows
3 7 (43.75%) Finance
3 7 (43.75%) Red Hat
3 7 (43.75%) CentOS
4 6 (37.50%) Python
4 6 (37.50%) Unix
4 6 (37.50%) Linux Command Line
5 5 (31.25%) SQL
5 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
5 5 (31.25%) Cisco
5 5 (31.25%) RHCE
5 5 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (31.25%) Ubuntu
5 5 (31.25%) RHCA
5 5 (31.25%) Banking
6 4 (25.00%) Fortinet
6 4 (25.00%) LPIC
6 4 (25.00%) Aruba
6 4 (25.00%) Puppet
6 4 (25.00%) F5
6 4 (25.00%) WatchGuard
6 4 (25.00%) SonicWALL
6 4 (25.00%) Network Security
6 4 (25.00%) Juniper
6 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (25.00%) CCNA
6 4 (25.00%) CheckPoint
6 4 (25.00%) Firewall

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 3 (18.75%) JBoss
1 3 (18.75%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.25%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
1 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 4 (25.00%) Firewall
2 4 (25.00%) Network Security
2 4 (25.00%) Wireless
3 3 (18.75%) Spanning Tree
4 2 (12.50%) VPN
4 2 (12.50%) WAN
5 1 (6.25%) HTTP
5 1 (6.25%) HTTPS
5 1 (6.25%) IPsec
5 1 (6.25%) LAN
5 1 (6.25%) OSPF
5 1 (6.25%) SAN
5 1 (6.25%) VLAN
5 1 (6.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) RDBMS
1 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (6.25%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 3 (18.75%) Equities
3 2 (12.50%) Fixed Income
4 1 (6.25%) Clustering
4 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 1 (6.25%) Derivative
4 1 (6.25%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (50.00%) Windows
3 7 (43.75%) CentOS
4 6 (37.50%) Unix
5 5 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (31.25%) Ubuntu
6 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
7 1 (6.25%) AIX
7 1 (6.25%) Debian
7 1 (6.25%) Kali Linux
7 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) DevOps
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
2 3 (18.75%) Proactive Monitoring
2 3 (18.75%) Release Management
2 3 (18.75%) Server Monitoring
3 2 (12.50%) Algorithmic Trading
3 2 (12.50%) Automated Trading
3 2 (12.50%) Electronic Trading
3 2 (12.50%) Market Making
4 1 (6.25%) Analytics
4 1 (6.25%) Low Latency
4 1 (6.25%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (6.25%) Open Source
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Security Operations
4 1 (6.25%) SIEM
4 1 (6.25%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) Python
2 5 (31.25%) SQL
3 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
4 2 (12.50%) Java
4 2 (12.50%) Perl
5 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
5 1 (6.25%) C-shell
5 1 (6.25%) Korn
5 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) RHCA
1 5 (31.25%) RHCE
2 4 (25.00%) CCNA
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (25.00%) Linux+ Certification
2 4 (25.00%) LPIC
2 4 (25.00%) RHCSA
3 3 (18.75%) CCNP
3 3 (18.75%) JNCIA
3 3 (18.75%) JNCIS
4 1 (6.25%) CEH
4 1 (6.25%) CISSP
4 1 (6.25%) Degree
4 1 (6.25%) GIAC
4 1 (6.25%) MCSA
4 1 (6.25%) MCSE
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.25%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) FortiGate
1 4 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (25.00%) Puppet
2 2 (12.50%) Ansible
3 1 (6.25%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Red Hat
2 5 (31.25%) Cisco
3 4 (25.00%) Aruba
3 4 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 4 (25.00%) Extreme Networks
3 4 (25.00%) F5
3 4 (25.00%) Fortinet
3 4 (25.00%) Juniper
3 4 (25.00%) Palo Alto
3 4 (25.00%) SonicWALL
3 4 (25.00%) WatchGuard
4 3 (18.75%) Citrix
5 2 (12.50%) Splunk
5 2 (12.50%) Sybase
5 2 (12.50%) VMware
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
6 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
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