The median annual salary for a Linux Support Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 25 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
England / London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 559 585 649
Rank change year-on-year +26 +64  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support Engineer 53 51 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.15% 0.13% 0.071%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.13% 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 41 47 31
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +29.87%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £66,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -22.22% +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 London. 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
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 34435 37857 42919
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.83% 95.92% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 27911 32929 36278
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Linux Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 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
City of London +26 3 £82,500 +37.50%
Canary Wharf - 3 £36,500 -
Docklands, London - 2 £50,000 -
Linux Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 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 London region featuring Linux Support Engineer in the job title.

1 99 (100.00%) Linux
2 38 (38.38%) DevOps
3 37 (37.37%) Python
4 32 (32.32%) Windows
5 25 (25.25%) Data Centre
6 24 (24.24%) SQL
7 22 (22.22%) ITIL
8 20 (20.20%) TCP/IP
8 20 (20.20%) Active Directory
9 17 (17.17%) VMware
10 16 (16.16%) Red Hat
10 16 (16.16%) Unix
11 15 (15.15%) Bash Shell
11 15 (15.15%) Apache Cassandra
11 15 (15.15%) Big Data
11 15 (15.15%) Kafka
11 15 (15.15%) Elasticsearch
12 14 (14.14%) Windows Server 2008
12 14 (14.14%) DNS
12 14 (14.14%) Firewall
13 13 (13.13%) HTTP
14 12 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (12.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 12 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
14 12 (12.12%) IIS
14 12 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
14 12 (12.12%) Shell Script
15 11 (11.11%) Migration
15 11 (11.11%) Perl
15 11 (11.11%) VPN

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 15 (15.15%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (12.12%) IIS
3 6 (6.06%) Apache
4 4 (4.04%) Tomcat
4 4 (4.04%) WebSphere
5 3 (3.03%) Confluence
5 3 (3.03%) JBoss
6 1 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.01%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.01%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (1.01%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (8.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.03%) SaaS
4 1 (1.01%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.01%) Office 365
4 1 (1.01%) Route 53
4 1 (1.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (20.20%) TCP/IP
2 14 (14.14%) DNS
2 14 (14.14%) Firewall
3 13 (13.13%) HTTP
4 11 (11.11%) VPN
5 10 (10.10%) LAN
6 9 (9.09%) DHCP
6 9 (9.09%) IPsec
7 8 (8.08%) SSL
8 7 (7.07%) Multicast
8 7 (7.07%) SAN
9 4 (4.04%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (4.04%) FTP
9 4 (4.04%) Internet
9 4 (4.04%) Intranet
9 4 (4.04%) LDAP
9 4 (4.04%) SSH
10 3 (3.03%) SMTP
10 3 (3.03%) WAN
10 3 (3.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.15%) Apache Cassandra
1 15 (15.15%) Big Data
2 10 (10.10%) MySQL
3 6 (6.06%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.03%) Informix
4 3 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.02%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.01%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.01%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 5 (5.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (5.05%) GoCD
3 3 (3.03%) JIRA
4 2 (2.02%) Fiddler
5 1 (1.01%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.01%) GitLab
General
1 8 (8.08%) Finance
2 7 (7.07%) Banking
3 3 (3.03%) Retail
4 2 (2.02%) Games
4 2 (2.02%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.01%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.01%) Front Office
5 1 (1.01%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (15.15%) Kafka
2 4 (4.04%) HTML
3 3 (3.03%) LAMP
4 2 (2.02%) IBM Integration Bus
4 2 (2.02%) Middleware
4 2 (2.02%) Sensu
5 1 (1.01%) .NET
5 1 (1.01%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.01%) FreeSWITCH
5 1 (1.01%) Oracle ADF
5 1 (1.01%) Spring
5 1 (1.01%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (25.25%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.04%) iPad
3 3 (3.03%) Clustering
3 3 (3.03%) iPhone
3 3 (3.03%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.02%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.02%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.02%) Equities
4 2 (2.02%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.01%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.01%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.01%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.01%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 99 (100.00%) Linux
2 32 (32.32%) Windows
3 16 (16.16%) Unix
4 14 (14.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (12.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (7.07%) Windows Server
7 6 (6.06%) CentOS
7 6 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (4.04%) Mac OS
8 4 (4.04%) Ubuntu
9 3 (3.03%) Android
9 3 (3.03%) Apple iOS
9 3 (3.03%) Solaris
10 2 (2.02%) AIX
11 1 (1.01%) CoreOS
11 1 (1.01%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (38.38%) DevOps
2 22 (22.22%) ITIL
3 12 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (11.11%) Algorithmic Trading
4 11 (11.11%) Automated Trading
4 11 (11.11%) Migration
5 10 (10.10%) Problem Management
5 10 (10.10%) Test Automation
6 9 (9.09%) Configuration Management
6 9 (9.09%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 9 (9.09%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 8 (8.08%) Low Latency
7 8 (8.08%) Release Management
8 5 (5.05%) Change Management
8 5 (5.05%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (5.05%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (5.05%) Release Automation
8 5 (5.05%) SDLC
9 4 (4.04%) Service Management
10 3 (3.03%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 37 (37.37%) Python
2 24 (24.24%) SQL
3 15 (15.15%) Bash Shell
4 12 (12.12%) Shell Script
5 11 (11.11%) Perl
5 11 (11.11%) PowerShell
6 9 (9.09%) C++
7 3 (3.03%) Java
7 3 (3.03%) PHP
8 2 (2.02%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.01%) AWK
9 1 (1.01%) C
9 1 (1.01%) Groovy
9 1 (1.01%) Ruby
9 1 (1.01%) sed
9 1 (1.01%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (5.05%) RHCA
1 5 (5.05%) RHCE
2 4 (4.04%) CCNA
2 4 (4.04%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.03%) CCNP
3 3 (3.03%) Degree
3 3 (3.03%) JNCIA
3 3 (3.03%) JNCIS
3 3 (3.03%) Linux+ Certification
3 3 (3.03%) LPIC
3 3 (3.03%) RHCSA
4 1 (1.01%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.01%) MCSA
4 1 (1.01%) MCSE
4 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.06%) SLA
2 3 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (1.01%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (20.20%) Active Directory
2 9 (9.09%) Docker
3 5 (5.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.04%) Xen
5 3 (3.03%) NFS
6 2 (2.02%) VirtualBox
7 1 (1.01%) KVM
7 1 (1.01%) OpenSIPS
7 1 (1.01%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.01%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (11.11%) Puppet
2 9 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (8.08%) Ansible
3 8 (8.08%) Kubernetes
4 5 (5.05%) Nagios
5 3 (3.03%) FortiGate
5 3 (3.03%) Opsview
5 3 (3.03%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.01%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.01%) Cobbler
6 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.01%) OpenAM
6 1 (1.01%) SCCM
6 1 (1.01%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (1.01%) vMotion
Vendors
1 17 (17.17%) VMware
2 16 (16.16%) Red Hat
3 9 (9.09%) Bloomberg
3 9 (9.09%) CQG
3 9 (9.09%) Reuters
4 6 (6.06%) Cisco
5 5 (5.05%) HP
5 5 (5.05%) Juniper
5 5 (5.05%) XebiaLabs
6 4 (4.04%) Palo Alto
6 4 (4.04%) Sybase
7 3 (3.03%) CheckPoint
7 3 (3.03%) EMC
7 3 (3.03%) Extreme Networks
7 3 (3.03%) Fortinet
7 3 (3.03%) IBM
7 3 (3.03%) Oracle
7 3 (3.03%) SolarWinds
7 3 (3.03%) SonicWALL
7 3 (3.03%) WatchGuard
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Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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