Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Linux Support Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 24 November 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
England > London
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 765 733 819
Rank change year-on-year -32 +86 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support Engineer 73 109 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.097% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.15% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 60 102 88
London median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +37.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £32,375 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £63,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +34.33% -10.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 70810 72756 85612
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.38% 95.96% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 55762 62800 72698
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,250 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

Linux Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Support Engineer in London

Linux Support Engineer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Linux Support Engineer in London

Linux Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Support Engineer in London over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Support Engineer in London

Linux Support Engineer
Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 24 November 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
Central London +15 15 £53,750 +13.16%
South London +6 2 - -
West London +6 2 £41,250 +13.79%
East London +2 2 £43,250 +44.17%
North London - 1 £20,000 -
Linux Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 London region featuring Linux Support Engineer in the job title.

1 73 (100.00%) Linux
2 29 (39.73%) Python
3 26 (35.62%) SQL
4 24 (32.88%) Shell Script
5 23 (31.51%) Windows
6 20 (27.40%) Finance
7 17 (23.29%) DevOps
7 17 (23.29%) VPN
7 17 (23.29%) Bash Shell
8 16 (21.92%) TCP/IP
9 15 (20.55%) Reuters
9 15 (20.55%) Bloomberg
9 15 (20.55%) Perl
9 15 (20.55%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (20.55%) Algorithmic Trading
10 13 (17.81%) IPsec
11 12 (16.44%) Firewall
11 12 (16.44%) VMware
11 12 (16.44%) DNS
11 12 (16.44%) Problem Management
12 11 (15.07%) Automated Trading
12 11 (15.07%) Two-Factor Authentication
12 11 (15.07%) Multi-Factor Authentication
12 11 (15.07%) Test Automation
12 11 (15.07%) PowerShell
12 11 (15.07%) CQG
12 11 (15.07%) HTTP
13 10 (13.70%) Unix
13 10 (13.70%) C++
13 10 (13.70%) Active Directory

Linux Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 9 (12.33%) Tomcat
2 8 (10.96%) Apache
3 6 (8.22%) JBoss
4 5 (6.85%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (6.85%) IIS
4 5 (6.85%) Skype for Business
5 4 (5.48%) OpenStack
6 2 (2.74%) Apache Airflow
6 2 (2.74%) Apache Spark
6 2 (2.74%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.74%) MS Exchange
6 2 (2.74%) nginx
6 2 (2.74%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (2.74%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.74%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (2.74%) Temenos T24
2 1 (1.37%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.96%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.85%) Office 365
3 2 (2.74%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.74%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.74%) OpenShift
3 2 (2.74%) SaaS
3 2 (2.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (1.37%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 17 (23.29%) VPN
2 16 (21.92%) TCP/IP
3 13 (17.81%) IPsec
4 12 (16.44%) DNS
4 12 (16.44%) Firewall
5 11 (15.07%) HTTP
6 8 (10.96%) Internet
6 8 (10.96%) LDAP
7 7 (9.59%) SSH
8 6 (8.22%) SMTP
9 4 (5.48%) DHCP
9 4 (5.48%) SAN
9 4 (5.48%) Skype
9 4 (5.48%) Wireless
10 3 (4.11%) iSCSI
11 2 (2.74%) Multicast
11 2 (2.74%) SSL
11 2 (2.74%) VLAN
12 1 (1.37%) FTP
12 1 (1.37%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.59%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (6.85%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.48%) Big Data
3 4 (5.48%) MySQL
4 3 (4.11%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (4.11%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.74%) Endeca
5 2 (2.74%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.74%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.37%) Apache Accumulo
6 1 (1.37%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.37%) HBase
6 1 (1.37%) Informix
6 1 (1.37%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.37%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.74%) Bitbucket
2 2 (2.74%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.74%) JIRA
3 1 (1.37%) Fiddler
General
1 20 (27.40%) Finance
2 9 (12.33%) Banking
3 5 (6.85%) Front Office
4 4 (5.48%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.37%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.96%) HTML
2 6 (8.22%) Kafka
3 3 (4.11%) AngularJS
3 3 (4.11%) FIX Protocol
3 3 (4.11%) Laravel
4 2 (2.74%) Akka
4 2 (2.74%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (2.74%) IBM Integration Bus
4 2 (2.74%) JSON
4 2 (2.74%) LAMP
4 2 (2.74%) NumPy
4 2 (2.74%) Pandas
4 2 (2.74%) REST
4 2 (2.74%) scikit-learn
4 2 (2.74%) SciPy
4 2 (2.74%) Spring
4 2 (2.74%) Web Services
5 1 (1.37%) lodash
5 1 (1.37%) React
5 1 (1.37%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.96%) Data Centre
2 7 (9.59%) Hedge funds
3 6 (8.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (8.22%) Private Cloud
4 4 (5.48%) Clustering
5 3 (4.11%) Replication
6 2 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.74%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.74%) Fintech
6 2 (2.74%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.37%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.37%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.37%) iPad
7 1 (1.37%) iPhone
7 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 73 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (31.51%) Windows
3 10 (13.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (13.70%) Unix
4 8 (10.96%) Windows Server
5 5 (6.85%) Ubuntu
5 5 (6.85%) Windows 10
5 5 (6.85%) Windows 7
6 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.74%) Solaris
8 1 (1.37%) AIX
8 1 (1.37%) Android
8 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.37%) Debian
8 1 (1.37%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.37%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.37%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (1.37%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.29%) DevOps
2 15 (20.55%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (20.55%) Algorithmic Trading
3 12 (16.44%) Problem Management
4 11 (15.07%) Automated Trading
4 11 (15.07%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 11 (15.07%) Test Automation
4 11 (15.07%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 8 (10.96%) ITIL
6 5 (6.85%) Configuration Management
7 4 (5.48%) Low Latency
7 4 (5.48%) Proprietary Trading
7 4 (5.48%) Service Delivery
8 3 (4.11%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (4.11%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (4.11%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (2.74%) Customer Engagement
9 2 (2.74%) Identity Management
9 2 (2.74%) ITSM
9 2 (2.74%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (39.73%) Python
2 26 (35.62%) SQL
3 24 (32.88%) Shell Script
4 17 (23.29%) Bash Shell
5 15 (20.55%) Perl
6 11 (15.07%) PowerShell
7 10 (13.70%) C++
8 8 (10.96%) Java
9 4 (5.48%) JavaScript
10 3 (4.11%) PHP
10 3 (4.11%) Ruby
11 2 (2.74%) AWK
11 2 (2.74%) C
11 2 (2.74%) Scala
11 2 (2.74%) sed
12 1 (1.37%) C-shell
12 1 (1.37%) Groovy
12 1 (1.37%) Korn
Qualifications
1 5 (6.85%) Degree
2 3 (4.11%) CCNA
2 3 (4.11%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.74%) RHCE
4 1 (1.37%) OCP
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.37%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) QA
1 2 (2.74%) SLA
2 1 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (13.70%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.22%) XenApp
3 5 (6.85%) Docker
4 4 (5.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.48%) XenDesktop
5 3 (4.11%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.74%) NFS
7 1 (1.37%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.37%) LXC
7 1 (1.37%) Postfix
7 1 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (9.59%) Nagios
2 5 (6.85%) Ansible
3 3 (4.11%) Backup Exec
3 3 (4.11%) logstash
3 3 (4.11%) Prometheus
3 3 (4.11%) Puppet
4 2 (2.74%) Grafana
4 2 (2.74%) Kubernetes
4 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (2.74%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (2.74%) vMotion
4 2 (2.74%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.37%) Icinga
5 1 (1.37%) Kibana
5 1 (1.37%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.37%) Opsview
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (1.37%) Rancher
5 1 (1.37%) Salt
Vendors
1 15 (20.55%) Bloomberg
1 15 (20.55%) Reuters
2 12 (16.44%) VMware
3 11 (15.07%) CQG
4 8 (10.96%) Red Hat
5 7 (9.59%) Citrix
5 7 (9.59%) Microsoft
5 7 (9.59%) Oracle
6 6 (8.22%) Cisco
7 4 (5.48%) IBM
7 4 (5.48%) Wyse
8 3 (4.11%) AppDynamics
8 3 (4.11%) HP
8 3 (4.11%) NetApp
8 3 (4.11%) SolarWinds
8 3 (4.11%) Sybase
8 3 (4.11%) Zend
9 2 (2.74%) New Relic
9 2 (2.74%) Snow
9 2 (2.74%) WorldPay