Period
to 19 October 2017

The median annual salary for a Linux Support Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 19 October 2017.

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

Linux Support Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 994 870 965
Rank change year-on-year -124 +95 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support Engineer 167 327 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.10% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.19% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 137 282 295
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +40.63% -12.33%
10th Percentile £29,450 £27,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £63,750 £51,750
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year - +38.46% -10.96%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 156814 174098 199131
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.74% 96.46% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 126506 147240 166660
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Linux Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 19 October 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 6 months to 19 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -15 80 £50,250 -8.64% 2
South East -29 46 £45,000 - 5
North of England -30 12 £34,500 -1.43% 1
Midlands +56 11 £35,000 +11.11% 1
East of England -13 10 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Yorkshire +19 8 - -
East Midlands - 8 £35,000 - 1
South West +11 5 £45,000 +20.00% 1
North West -23 4 £34,500 +2.99% 1
West Midlands +19 3 £30,000 -4.76%
Linux Support Engineer
UK

Linux Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 167 (100.00%) Linux
2 72 (43.11%) Windows
3 63 (37.72%) SQL
4 54 (32.34%) TCP/IP
5 49 (29.34%) Python
6 43 (25.75%) VMware
7 41 (24.55%) DevOps
8 37 (22.16%) Windows Server
9 35 (20.96%) Data Centre
9 35 (20.96%) SQL Server
10 34 (20.36%) VPN
11 31 (18.56%) Active Directory
12 30 (17.96%) Amazon AWS
13 29 (17.37%) IPsec
14 28 (16.77%) Agile Software Development
14 28 (16.77%) Bash Shell
14 28 (16.77%) OpenStack
15 27 (16.17%) Shell Script
15 27 (16.17%) Unix
16 25 (14.97%) Oracle
16 25 (14.97%) Internet
17 24 (14.37%) ITIL
17 24 (14.37%) HTTP
17 24 (14.37%) Docker
18 23 (13.77%) MySQL
18 23 (13.77%) IIS
18 23 (13.77%) Perl
19 22 (13.17%) VMware Infrastructure
20 21 (12.57%) Red Hat
20 21 (12.57%) Firewall

Linux Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 (16.77%) OpenStack
2 23 (13.77%) IIS
3 15 (8.98%) Cloud Foundry
3 15 (8.98%) Tomcat
4 13 (7.78%) Apache
5 10 (5.99%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (5.39%) JBoss
6 9 (5.39%) MS Exchange
7 7 (4.19%) Jetty
8 5 (2.99%) Skype for Business
9 4 (2.40%) Confluence
10 2 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (1.20%) nginx
10 2 (1.20%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.60%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.60%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.60%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.60%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (2.99%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.80%) Houdini
2 3 (1.80%) Maya
2 3 (1.80%) NUKE
2 3 (1.80%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.60%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 2 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.20%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.60%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 30 (17.96%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.59%) SaaS
4 5 (2.99%) Office 365
5 2 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.20%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.60%) GitHub
6 1 (0.60%) IaaS
6 1 (0.60%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 54 (32.34%) TCP/IP
2 34 (20.36%) VPN
3 29 (17.37%) IPsec
4 25 (14.97%) Internet
5 24 (14.37%) HTTP
6 21 (12.57%) Firewall
7 20 (11.98%) DNS
8 16 (9.58%) SSL
9 7 (4.19%) MPLS
9 7 (4.19%) NetScaler
9 7 (4.19%) SAN
10 6 (3.59%) LAN
10 6 (3.59%) WAN
10 6 (3.59%) Wireless
11 5 (2.99%) SSH
12 4 (2.40%) DHCP
12 4 (2.40%) LDAP
12 4 (2.40%) Skype
13 3 (1.80%) FTP
13 3 (1.80%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (20.96%) SQL Server
2 23 (13.77%) MySQL
3 12 (7.19%) Big Data
4 11 (6.59%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (5.99%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (1.80%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (1.80%) Informix
6 3 (1.80%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.20%) Endeca
7 2 (1.20%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.20%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.60%) Apache Accumulo
8 1 (0.60%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.60%) HBase
8 1 (0.60%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.60%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (4.79%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.99%) Jenkins
2 5 (2.99%) JIRA
3 4 (2.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (1.20%) Bitbucket
4 2 (1.20%) Fiddler
4 2 (1.20%) GoCD
5 1 (0.60%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.60%) GitLab
5 1 (0.60%) Maven
5 1 (0.60%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.60%) Subversion
General
1 20 (11.98%) Finance
2 11 (6.59%) Banking
3 10 (5.99%) Games
4 4 (2.40%) Retail
4 4 (2.40%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.20%) Front Office
6 1 (0.60%) Advertising
6 1 (0.60%) Electronics
6 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.60%) Marketing
6 1 (0.60%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.59%) Web Services
2 10 (5.99%) Kafka
3 9 (5.39%) Middleware
4 8 (4.79%) LAMP
5 4 (2.40%) Elastic Stack
5 4 (2.40%) HTML
5 4 (2.40%) XML
6 3 (1.80%) Laravel
6 3 (1.80%) LEMP Stack
7 2 (1.20%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.20%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (1.20%) IBM Integration Bus
7 2 (1.20%) Node.js
7 2 (1.20%) Sensu
8 1 (0.60%) CSS3
8 1 (0.60%) HTML5
8 1 (0.60%) jQuery
8 1 (0.60%) NumPy
8 1 (0.60%) REST
8 1 (0.60%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 35 (20.96%) Data Centre
2 16 (9.58%) Private Cloud
3 12 (7.19%) Clustering
4 9 (5.39%) Cyberthreat
5 7 (4.19%) Hedge funds
6 6 (3.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (3.59%) NHS
7 5 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (2.99%) iPad
8 4 (2.40%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.80%) Animation
9 3 (1.80%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.80%) iPhone
10 2 (1.20%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.20%) Digital Media
10 2 (1.20%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (1.20%) Replication
10 2 (1.20%) Streaming Video
11 1 (0.60%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.60%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 167 (100.00%) Linux
2 72 (43.11%) Windows
3 37 (22.16%) Windows Server
4 27 (16.17%) Unix
5 15 (8.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (5.39%) Ubuntu
7 8 (4.79%) Windows 7
8 6 (3.59%) CentOS
8 6 (3.59%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (2.99%) Mac OS
9 5 (2.99%) Windows 10
9 5 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (1.80%) Android
10 3 (1.80%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.80%) Mac OS X
10 3 (1.80%) Solaris
10 3 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.20%) AIX
12 1 (0.60%) Debian
12 1 (0.60%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (24.55%) DevOps
2 28 (16.77%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (14.37%) ITIL
4 16 (9.58%) Algorithmic Trading
5 15 (8.98%) API Integration
5 15 (8.98%) Identity Management
5 15 (8.98%) Load Balancing
6 14 (8.38%) Automated Trading
6 14 (8.38%) Problem Management
6 14 (8.38%) Test Automation
7 13 (7.78%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 13 (7.78%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 9 (5.39%) Open Source
8 9 (5.39%) SIEM
9 7 (4.19%) Configuration Management
10 6 (3.59%) High Availability
11 5 (2.99%) Mentoring
11 5 (2.99%) Service Delivery
11 5 (2.99%) Software Engineering
12 3 (1.80%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (37.72%) SQL
2 49 (29.34%) Python
3 28 (16.77%) Bash Shell
4 27 (16.17%) Shell Script
5 23 (13.77%) Perl
6 17 (10.18%) PowerShell
7 13 (7.78%) C++
8 11 (6.59%) Ruby
9 10 (5.99%) Java
10 6 (3.59%) JavaScript
10 6 (3.59%) PHP
11 3 (1.80%) C
11 3 (1.80%) VBScript
12 2 (1.20%) AWK
12 2 (1.20%) sed
12 2 (1.20%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.60%) C#
13 1 (0.60%) Groovy
13 1 (0.60%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (11.98%) Degree
2 6 (3.59%) RHCE
3 4 (2.40%) CCNA
3 4 (2.40%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (2.40%) RHCSA
4 2 (1.20%) CISSP
4 2 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.20%) RHCA
4 2 (1.20%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.60%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.79%) QA
2 4 (2.40%) SLA
3 3 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 31 (18.56%) Active Directory
2 24 (14.37%) Docker
3 22 (13.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (8.38%) Hyper-V
5 13 (7.78%) XenApp
6 11 (6.59%) XenDesktop
7 9 (5.39%) KVM
7 9 (5.39%) NFS
8 8 (4.79%) vCloud
8 8 (4.79%) Xen
9 7 (4.19%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (4.19%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (2.40%) Samba
10 4 (2.40%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (2.40%) vSphere
11 3 (1.80%) Firmware
12 1 (0.60%) iptables
12 1 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 16 (9.58%) Kubernetes
2 10 (5.99%) Nagios
3 7 (4.19%) Ansible
3 7 (4.19%) Puppet
3 7 (4.19%) ThinApp
4 6 (3.59%) HAProxy
5 4 (2.40%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.80%) Backup Exec
6 3 (1.80%) Opsview
6 3 (1.80%) ZABBIX
7 2 (1.20%) cPanel
7 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (1.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (1.20%) vMotion
8 1 (0.60%) Grafana
8 1 (0.60%) logstash
8 1 (0.60%) Plesk
8 1 (0.60%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.60%) rkt
8 1 (0.60%) SCCM
Vendors
1 43 (25.75%) VMware
2 25 (14.97%) Oracle
3 21 (12.57%) Red Hat
4 19 (11.38%) Cisco
5 18 (10.78%) HP
5 18 (10.78%) Microsoft
6 17 (10.18%) Bloomberg
6 17 (10.18%) EMC
6 17 (10.18%) NetApp
6 17 (10.18%) Reuters
7 15 (8.98%) Citrix
7 15 (8.98%) IBM
8 13 (7.78%) CQG
9 11 (6.59%) Juniper
10 9 (5.39%) LogRhythm
10 9 (5.39%) Symantec
11 8 (4.79%) F5
12 7 (4.19%) CheckPoint
12 7 (4.19%) McAfee
12 7 (4.19%) Nokia