The median annual salary for a Linux Support Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 22 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 Engineer
UK / England
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 764 744 802
Rank change year-on-year -20 +58  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support Engineer 91 163 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.18% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 76 145 149
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +28.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £29,200 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,500 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -23.33% +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 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 80108 89468 100526
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.97% 96.55% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 65932 76287 83736
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 +33 53 £40,000 -20.00% 5
South East -10 21 £32,500 -33.33% 2
East of England -3 6 £28,000 -44.00% 1
East Midlands - 6 £35,000 - 3
North West -49 3 £34,500 +6.15% 1
South West +2 1 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Yorkshire 0 1 £47,500 +26.66% 1
Linux Support Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 195 (100.00%) Linux
2 90 (46.15%) Windows
3 57 (29.23%) Python
4 48 (24.62%) SQL
4 48 (24.62%) Active Directory
5 47 (24.10%) VMware
6 46 (23.59%) DevOps
7 45 (23.08%) Unix
8 44 (22.56%) ITIL
9 38 (19.49%) Data Centre
9 38 (19.49%) TCP/IP
10 33 (16.92%) Firewall
10 33 (16.92%) Red Hat
11 31 (15.90%) Windows Server
11 31 (15.90%) Bash Shell
12 28 (14.36%) Amazon AWS
13 25 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
13 25 (12.82%) SQL Server
14 23 (11.79%) DNS
14 23 (11.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 22 (11.28%) MySQL
16 21 (10.77%) Perl
16 21 (10.77%) Cisco
16 21 (10.77%) Puppet
17 20 (10.26%) IIS
18 19 (9.74%) Problem Management
19 18 (9.23%) Opscode Chef
19 18 (9.23%) Microsoft
20 17 (8.72%) Elasticsearch
20 17 (8.72%) Microsoft Azure

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 20 (10.26%) IIS
2 17 (8.72%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (5.64%) Apache
4 10 (5.13%) Tomcat
4 10 (5.13%) WebLogic
5 9 (4.62%) MS Exchange
6 5 (2.56%) OpenStack
6 5 (2.56%) WebSphere
7 4 (2.05%) Confluence
7 4 (2.05%) JBoss
8 3 (1.54%) nginx
9 2 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.03%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.51%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (2.05%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.03%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.51%) Magento
2 1 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 28 (14.36%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (8.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.59%) SaaS
4 3 (1.54%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.03%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.51%) Office 365
6 1 (0.51%) Route 53
6 1 (0.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 38 (19.49%) TCP/IP
2 33 (16.92%) Firewall
3 23 (11.79%) DNS
4 15 (7.69%) LAN
5 14 (7.18%) HTTP
5 14 (7.18%) VPN
6 12 (6.15%) DHCP
7 11 (5.64%) IPsec
8 10 (5.13%) Internet
8 10 (5.13%) SAN
8 10 (5.13%) WAN
9 9 (4.62%) SSL
9 9 (4.62%) VoIP
10 7 (3.59%) Multicast
10 7 (3.59%) Network Security
10 7 (3.59%) SSH
11 6 (3.08%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (3.08%) VLAN
12 5 (2.56%) LDAP
12 5 (2.56%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 22 (11.28%) MySQL
3 15 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
3 15 (7.69%) Big Data
4 11 (5.64%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.54%) Informix
5 3 (1.54%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.03%) InfluxDB
6 2 (1.03%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.03%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.03%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 5 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (2.56%) GoCD
3 4 (2.05%) JIRA
4 3 (1.54%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.03%) Fiddler
6 1 (0.51%) Ant
6 1 (0.51%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (0.51%) GitLab
6 1 (0.51%) Gradle
6 1 (0.51%) Maven
6 1 (0.51%) Subversion
General
1 9 (4.62%) Games
2 8 (4.10%) Finance
2 8 (4.10%) French Language
2 8 (4.10%) Manufacturing
2 8 (4.10%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.59%) Banking
4 5 (2.56%) Retail
5 3 (1.54%) Marketing
6 1 (0.51%) Advertising
6 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.51%) Front Office
6 1 (0.51%) German Language
6 1 (0.51%) Military
6 1 (0.51%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.69%) Kafka
2 13 (6.67%) Web Services
3 10 (5.13%) LAMP
4 4 (2.05%) HTML
4 4 (2.05%) XML
5 3 (1.54%) LEMP Stack
5 3 (1.54%) Middleware
6 2 (1.03%) IBM Integration Bus
6 2 (1.03%) Sensu
6 2 (1.03%) Spring
7 1 (0.51%) .NET
7 1 (0.51%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.51%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (0.51%) FreeSWITCH
7 1 (0.51%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle ADF
7 1 (0.51%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.51%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 38 (19.49%) Data Centre
2 8 (4.10%) Clustering
2 8 (4.10%) iPad
3 7 (3.59%) Cyberthreat
3 7 (3.59%) Linux Command Line
4 6 (3.08%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.54%) iPhone
5 3 (1.54%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.54%) PACS
5 3 (1.54%) Replication
5 3 (1.54%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.03%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.03%) Equities
6 2 (1.03%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.03%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.51%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.51%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.51%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 195 (100.00%) Linux
2 90 (46.15%) Windows
3 45 (23.08%) Unix
4 31 (15.90%) Windows Server
5 23 (11.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (7.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (6.67%) Solaris
8 12 (6.15%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (5.64%) Ubuntu
10 10 (5.13%) AIX
11 9 (4.62%) CentOS
12 8 (4.10%) HPUX
13 7 (3.59%) IRIX
13 7 (3.59%) Mac OS
14 6 (3.08%) Debian
14 6 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
15 4 (2.05%) SUSE
16 3 (1.54%) Android
16 3 (1.54%) Mac OS X
16 3 (1.54%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (23.59%) DevOps
2 44 (22.56%) ITIL
3 19 (9.74%) Problem Management
4 13 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (6.15%) Migration
6 11 (5.64%) Configuration Management
7 10 (5.13%) Algorithmic Trading
7 10 (5.13%) Automated Trading
8 9 (4.62%) Release Management
8 9 (4.62%) Test Automation
9 8 (4.10%) Load Balancing
9 8 (4.10%) Low Latency
9 8 (4.10%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 8 (4.10%) Two-Factor Authentication
10 7 (3.59%) Analytics
10 7 (3.59%) Capacity Management
10 7 (3.59%) ITIL V3
10 7 (3.59%) Mentoring
10 7 (3.59%) SIEM
10 7 (3.59%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (29.23%) Python
2 48 (24.62%) SQL
3 31 (15.90%) Bash Shell
4 21 (10.77%) Perl
5 16 (8.21%) Shell Script
6 14 (7.18%) PowerShell
7 12 (6.15%) Java
8 10 (5.13%) C++
9 7 (3.59%) C
9 7 (3.59%) PHP
10 6 (3.08%) Ruby
11 2 (1.03%) Jython
11 2 (1.03%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.51%) AWK
12 1 (0.51%) C#
12 1 (0.51%) Groovy
12 1 (0.51%) sed
12 1 (0.51%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (5.64%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (4.62%) Degree
3 8 (4.10%) CCNA
3 8 (4.10%) RHCE
4 6 (3.08%) CCNP
4 6 (3.08%) CISSP
4 6 (3.08%) RHCSA
5 5 (2.56%) RHCA
5 5 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (1.54%) CCSE
6 3 (1.54%) JNCIA
6 3 (1.54%) JNCIS
6 3 (1.54%) Linux+ Certification
6 3 (1.54%) LPIC
6 3 (1.54%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.54%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.03%) MCSE
7 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.62%) SLA
2 5 (2.56%) QA
3 3 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 48 (24.62%) Active Directory
2 25 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (6.67%) vCloud
4 11 (5.64%) Hyper-V
5 9 (4.62%) Docker
5 9 (4.62%) Xen
6 7 (3.59%) NFS
6 7 (3.59%) vSphere
7 6 (3.08%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (3.08%) XenApp
8 5 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (2.56%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.03%) KVM
9 2 (1.03%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (1.03%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.51%) iptables
10 1 (0.51%) OpenSIPS
10 1 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 21 (10.77%) Puppet
2 18 (9.23%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (8.21%) Ansible
4 8 (4.10%) Kubernetes
5 6 (3.08%) Graphite
5 6 (3.08%) Nagios
6 5 (2.56%) Kibana
6 5 (2.56%) ThinApp
7 4 (2.05%) logstash
8 3 (1.54%) FortiGate
8 3 (1.54%) Opsview
8 3 (1.54%) ZABBIX
9 2 (1.03%) Grafana
9 2 (1.03%) OpenAM
9 2 (1.03%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.51%) cPanel
10 1 (0.51%) everRun
10 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.51%) Salt
10 1 (0.51%) vMotion
Vendors
1 47 (24.10%) VMware
2 33 (16.92%) Red Hat
3 21 (10.77%) Cisco
4 18 (9.23%) Microsoft
5 16 (8.21%) Oracle
6 15 (7.69%) HP
7 11 (5.64%) CheckPoint
8 10 (5.13%) Juniper
9 9 (4.62%) Sun
10 8 (4.10%) Bloomberg
10 8 (4.10%) CQG
10 8 (4.10%) EMC
10 8 (4.10%) F5
10 8 (4.10%) IBM
10 8 (4.10%) Reuters
11 7 (3.59%) Citrix
11 7 (3.59%) LogRhythm
11 7 (3.59%) NetApp
11 7 (3.59%) Sybase
12 6 (3.08%) Symantec
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum , good benefits inc. share scheme
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Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
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Salary: Up to £40kpa + 5% bonus
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Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum Excellent benefits and bonuses
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Salary: £35k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Plymouth
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
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