The median annual salary for a Linux Support was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Essex 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 - 97
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.097% - 0.080%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% - 0.082%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Median salary £40,000 - £25,000
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 Essex. 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
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 977 1051 1223
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 94.85% 97.05% 97.45%
Number of salaries quoted 749 812 983
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
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 Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Support in Essex

Linux Support
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for Linux Support in Essex

Linux Support Skill Set
Top 11 Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex

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 Essex region featuring Linux Support in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012

Linux Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) VMware