The median annual salary for a Linux Support Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Support Engineer
UK / England
Rank 733 793 744
Rank change year-on-year +60 -49  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support Engineer 104 136 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.15% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 100 120 170
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,950 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,500 £55,000
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 England. 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 76786 93381 96100
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.26% 96.43% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 64228 78950 79244
Median salary £46,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.09% +1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
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 England

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Support Engineer in England

Linux Support Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Linux Support Engineer in England

Linux Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Support Engineer in England over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Support Engineer in England

Linux Support Engineer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Support Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +73 46 £43,000 -25.21% 8
South East +42 26 £33,750 +0.74%
North West +6 20 £35,000 - 2
West Midlands +31 4 £30,000 -29.41%
Yorkshire +26 3 £27,500 -
East of England +20 3 £45,000 +50.00% 1
South West +8 1 £42,500 +107.31% 1
Linux Support Engineer
UK

Linux Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 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 England region featuring Linux Support Engineer in the job title.

1 206 (100.00%) Linux
2 119 (57.77%) Windows
3 67 (32.52%) VMware
4 64 (31.07%) Python
5 60 (29.13%) Red Hat
6 59 (28.64%) Active Directory
7 55 (26.70%) Firewall
8 51 (24.76%) SQL
9 48 (23.30%) Amazon AWS
10 47 (22.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 45 (21.84%) Bash Shell
11 45 (21.84%) Unix
12 43 (20.87%) Perl
13 42 (20.39%) MySQL
13 42 (20.39%) SQL Server
14 40 (19.42%) ITIL
15 38 (18.45%) Oracle
15 38 (18.45%) VMware Infrastructure
16 33 (16.02%) PowerShell
16 33 (16.02%) Puppet
17 32 (15.53%) TCP/IP
18 29 (14.08%) Java
18 29 (14.08%) Cisco
19 28 (13.59%) Apache
19 28 (13.59%) Tomcat
19 28 (13.59%) Windows Server
20 27 (13.11%) DevOps
20 27 (13.11%) WAN
21 25 (12.14%) DNS
21 25 (12.14%) Finance

Linux Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 28 (13.59%) Apache
1 28 (13.59%) Tomcat
2 21 (10.19%) WebSphere
3 20 (9.71%) IIS
3 20 (9.71%) JBoss
3 20 (9.71%) WebLogic
4 13 (6.31%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 10 (4.85%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (3.88%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (2.91%) MS Exchange
8 5 (2.43%) nginx
9 4 (1.94%) Confluence
10 3 (1.46%) GlassFish
10 3 (1.46%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.97%) Alfresco
12 1 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (2.43%) MS Office
2 3 (1.46%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 48 (23.30%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (9.71%) SaaS
3 19 (9.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (5.83%) Office 365
5 11 (5.34%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (5.34%) Amazon S3
5 11 (5.34%) AWS CloudFormation
6 8 (3.88%) PaaS
7 4 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (1.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.97%) G Suite
10 1 (0.49%) GitHub
10 1 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 55 (26.70%) Firewall
2 32 (15.53%) TCP/IP
3 27 (13.11%) WAN
4 25 (12.14%) DNS
5 23 (11.17%) LAN
6 18 (8.74%) Internet
7 16 (7.77%) HTTP
8 14 (6.80%) DHCP
8 14 (6.80%) SSL
9 13 (6.31%) SAN
10 12 (5.83%) VPN
11 10 (4.85%) NAS
11 10 (4.85%) VLAN
11 10 (4.85%) VoIP
12 9 (4.37%) LDAP
12 9 (4.37%) Multicast
13 8 (3.88%) Network Security
14 7 (3.40%) Cisco ASA
15 6 (2.91%) IPsec
16 5 (2.43%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (20.39%) MySQL
1 42 (20.39%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.37%) RDBMS
2 9 (4.37%) Relational Database
3 6 (2.91%) InfluxDB
3 6 (2.91%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (2.43%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (2.43%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.43%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (2.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.46%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.97%) Big Data
6 2 (0.97%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.97%) Redis
7 1 (0.49%) DB2
7 1 (0.49%) UniData
Development Applications
1 15 (7.28%) Jenkins
2 8 (3.88%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.91%) JIRA
3 6 (2.91%) JMeter
4 2 (0.97%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.49%) Ant
5 1 (0.49%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.49%) GitLab
5 1 (0.49%) GoCD
5 1 (0.49%) Gradle
5 1 (0.49%) Maven
5 1 (0.49%) Subversion
General
1 25 (12.14%) Finance
2 12 (5.83%) Banking
2 12 (5.83%) French Language
2 12 (5.83%) Games
3 11 (5.34%) Telecoms
4 10 (4.85%) Retail
5 9 (4.37%) Financial Institution
5 9 (4.37%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.46%) German Language
6 3 (1.46%) Marketing
7 2 (0.97%) Electronics
7 2 (0.97%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.49%) Avionics
8 1 (0.49%) Back Office
8 1 (0.49%) Legal
8 1 (0.49%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (10.68%) Web Services
2 21 (10.19%) Middleware
3 17 (8.25%) LAMP
4 4 (1.94%) LEMP Stack
5 3 (1.46%) HornetQ
5 3 (1.46%) IBM Integration Bus
5 3 (1.46%) Regular Expression
6 2 (0.97%) .NET
6 2 (0.97%) Kafka
6 2 (0.97%) Sensu
6 2 (0.97%) Spring
7 1 (0.49%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.49%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.49%) FreeSWITCH
7 1 (0.49%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle ADF
7 1 (0.49%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.49%) RESTful
7 1 (0.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.65%) Data Centre
2 12 (5.83%) Computer Science
3 9 (4.37%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.88%) Linux Command Line
5 7 (3.40%) Cyberthreat
6 5 (2.43%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.94%) Fintech
7 4 (1.94%) iPad
8 3 (1.46%) Equities
9 2 (0.97%) EMC VNX
9 2 (0.97%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.97%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.97%) Replication
10 1 (0.49%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.49%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.49%) PACS
10 1 (0.49%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.49%) Robotics
10 1 (0.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 206 (100.00%) Linux
2 119 (57.77%) Windows
3 47 (22.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 45 (21.84%) Unix
5 28 (13.59%) Windows Server
6 20 (9.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (9.22%) CentOS
7 19 (9.22%) Ubuntu
8 17 (8.25%) Solaris
9 12 (5.83%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (4.85%) AIX
10 10 (4.85%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (4.37%) Debian
11 9 (4.37%) HPUX
12 7 (3.40%) IRIX
12 7 (3.40%) SUSE
13 2 (0.97%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.97%) NetWare
14 1 (0.49%) FreeBSD
14 1 (0.49%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (19.42%) ITIL
2 27 (13.11%) DevOps
3 22 (10.68%) Mentoring
4 17 (8.25%) Load Testing
5 16 (7.77%) Capacity Management
6 15 (7.28%) Customer Requirements
6 15 (7.28%) Performance Analysis
7 13 (6.31%) High Availability
8 12 (5.83%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (5.34%) Configuration Management
9 11 (5.34%) Migration
9 11 (5.34%) Problem Management
10 9 (4.37%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (4.37%) Web Operations
11 8 (3.88%) Incident Management
11 8 (3.88%) Low Latency
12 7 (3.40%) Analytics
12 7 (3.40%) Change Management
12 7 (3.40%) ITIL V3
12 7 (3.40%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 64 (31.07%) Python
2 51 (24.76%) SQL
3 45 (21.84%) Bash Shell
4 43 (20.87%) Perl
5 33 (16.02%) PowerShell
6 29 (14.08%) Java
7 15 (7.28%) Shell Script
8 14 (6.80%) Ruby
9 13 (6.31%) C
10 8 (3.88%) C++
10 8 (3.88%) PHP
11 7 (3.40%) C#
12 3 (1.46%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.97%) Jython
14 1 (0.49%) VB
14 1 (0.49%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (8.25%) Degree
2 13 (6.31%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (3.88%) CCNA
3 8 (3.88%) CCNP
4 5 (2.43%) CCSE
4 5 (2.43%) MCSE
4 5 (2.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (1.94%) CISSP
5 4 (1.94%) MCP
6 3 (1.46%) JNCIA
6 3 (1.46%) JNCIS
6 3 (1.46%) Linux+ Certification
6 3 (1.46%) LPIC
6 3 (1.46%) RHCA
6 3 (1.46%) RHCE
6 3 (1.46%) RHCSA
6 3 (1.46%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.46%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.91%) SLA
2 3 (1.46%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.49%) QA
System Software
1 59 (28.64%) Active Directory
2 38 (18.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (10.19%) Hyper-V
4 13 (6.31%) Oracle RAC
5 11 (5.34%) Docker
6 10 (4.85%) vCloud
6 10 (4.85%) VMware ESX
6 10 (4.85%) vSphere
7 5 (2.43%) NFS
7 5 (2.43%) Terminal Services
7 5 (2.43%) Xen
8 2 (0.97%) iptables
8 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.97%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.97%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.97%) XenApp
9 1 (0.49%) KVM
9 1 (0.49%) OpenSIPS
9 1 (0.49%) Samba
Systems Management
1 33 (16.02%) Puppet
2 17 (8.25%) Ansible
2 17 (8.25%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (4.85%) Graphite
4 9 (4.37%) Nagios
5 8 (3.88%) Kubernetes
5 8 (3.88%) OpenAM
6 7 (3.40%) Kibana
7 6 (2.91%) Grafana
8 4 (1.94%) logstash
9 3 (1.46%) Cobbler
9 3 (1.46%) FortiGate
10 2 (0.97%) EMC VPLEX
10 2 (0.97%) everRun
10 2 (0.97%) NetIQ Identity Manager
10 2 (0.97%) Rundeck
10 2 (0.97%) Simpana
10 2 (0.97%) WSUS
11 1 (0.49%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.49%) Salt
Vendors
1 67 (32.52%) VMware
2 60 (29.13%) Red Hat
3 38 (18.45%) Oracle
4 29 (14.08%) Cisco
5 18 (8.74%) Microsoft
6 15 (7.28%) Sun
7 14 (6.80%) HP
8 11 (5.34%) CheckPoint
9 7 (3.40%) LogRhythm
10 5 (2.43%) LANDesk
10 5 (2.43%) Sybase
10 5 (2.43%) WatchGuard
11 4 (1.94%) Citrix
11 4 (1.94%) IBM
11 4 (1.94%) Juniper
11 4 (1.94%) Palo Alto
11 4 (1.94%) Splunk
12 3 (1.46%) CommVault
12 3 (1.46%) Extreme Networks
12 3 (1.46%) F5
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