The median annual salary for a Linux Support was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Essex 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 9 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.94% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% - -
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 0
Median salary £35,000 - -
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 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 913 964 1186
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 95.80% 95.26% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 766 785 932
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +8.97%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 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
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Support in Essex over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Support in Essex

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

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 Essex region featuring Linux Support in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (70.00%) Firewall
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (70.00%) SAN
2 7 (70.00%) NAS
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) Mac OS X Server
4 3 (30.00%) Mac OS X
4 3 (30.00%) VoIP
4 3 (30.00%) DHCP
4 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (30.00%) Unix
4 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (30.00%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (30.00%) Mac OS
4 3 (30.00%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL
5 2 (20.00%) AIX
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco
5 2 (20.00%) CCNA
5 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification

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 7 (70.00%) Firewall
1 7 (70.00%) NAS
1 7 (70.00%) SAN
2 3 (30.00%) DHCP
2 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (30.00%) VoIP
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (30.00%) Mac OS
3 3 (30.00%) Mac OS X
3 3 (30.00%) Mac OS X Server
3 3 (30.00%) Unix
4 2 (20.00%) AIX
4 2 (20.00%) CentOS
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Network Monitoring
1 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CCNA
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco
2 2 (20.00%) Red Hat