The median annual salary for a Linux Support Engineer was £43,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 29 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 Engineer
England / London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 541 609 621
Rank change year-on-year +68 +12  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support Engineer 47 45 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.14% 0.11% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.11% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 43 44 35
Median salary £43,000 £57,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.21% +40.24%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £31,500 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £33,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.47% -16.25%  

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 32367 40743 40862
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.74% 96.12% 95.94%
Number of salaries quoted 27379 35161 34358
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 29 March 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 29 March 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 +41 5 £38,500 -35.83% 1
Linux Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 77 (100.00%) Linux
2 39 (50.65%) Windows
3 26 (33.77%) Red Hat
4 20 (25.97%) Active Directory
4 20 (25.97%) Python
4 20 (25.97%) SQL
4 20 (25.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (24.68%) IIS
5 19 (24.68%) VMware
6 18 (23.38%) Amazon AWS
7 17 (22.08%) Unix
7 17 (22.08%) DevOps
8 16 (20.78%) Finance
8 16 (20.78%) Bash Shell
9 15 (19.48%) MySQL
10 14 (18.18%) Oracle
10 14 (18.18%) SQL Server
10 14 (18.18%) ITIL
10 14 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (16.88%) Data Centre
12 12 (15.58%) Apache
12 12 (15.58%) Tomcat
12 12 (15.58%) Perl
12 12 (15.58%) Middleware
13 11 (14.29%) Firewall
13 11 (14.29%) DNS
13 11 (14.29%) PowerShell
13 11 (14.29%) WebSphere
13 11 (14.29%) Banking
13 11 (14.29%) SaaS

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 19 (24.68%) IIS
2 12 (15.58%) Apache
2 12 (15.58%) Tomcat
3 11 (14.29%) WebSphere
4 10 (12.99%) JBoss
5 7 (9.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 7 (9.09%) WebLogic
6 5 (6.49%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (3.90%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (3.90%) Confluence
8 2 (2.60%) Alfresco
8 2 (2.60%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (23.38%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (14.29%) SaaS
3 10 (12.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (5.19%) PaaS
5 3 (3.90%) Office 365
5 3 (3.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (2.60%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.29%) DNS
1 11 (14.29%) Firewall
2 10 (12.99%) DHCP
2 10 (12.99%) HTTP
2 10 (12.99%) LAN
3 9 (11.69%) Multicast
3 9 (11.69%) SSL
4 8 (10.39%) TCP/IP
5 6 (7.79%) SAN
6 4 (5.19%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (5.19%) NAS
6 4 (5.19%) VPN
7 3 (3.90%) Cisco Wireless
7 3 (3.90%) Internet
7 3 (3.90%) IPsec
7 3 (3.90%) LDAP
7 3 (3.90%) Network Security
7 3 (3.90%) Spanning Tree
7 3 (3.90%) WAN
7 3 (3.90%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (19.48%) MySQL
2 14 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.19%) RDBMS
3 4 (5.19%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.19%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (5.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.19%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.90%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (3.90%) Big Data
4 3 (3.90%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.60%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.60%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (11.69%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.90%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.90%) JIRA
3 2 (2.60%) SonarQube
4 1 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.30%) GitLab
4 1 (1.30%) GoCD
General
1 16 (20.78%) Finance
2 11 (14.29%) Banking
3 8 (10.39%) Financial Institution
4 6 (7.79%) Retail
5 4 (5.19%) Games
5 4 (5.19%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.60%) French Language
6 2 (2.60%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.30%) Back Office
7 1 (1.30%) Electronics
7 1 (1.30%) Legal
7 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.30%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.58%) Middleware
2 4 (5.19%) LAMP
3 3 (3.90%) IBM Integration Bus
3 3 (3.90%) Kafka
3 3 (3.90%) Web Services
4 2 (2.60%) LEMP Stack
4 2 (2.60%) Sensu
5 1 (1.30%) .NET
5 1 (1.30%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (1.30%) FreeSWITCH
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle ADF
5 1 (1.30%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.88%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.19%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (5.19%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (3.90%) Equities
4 2 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.60%) EMC VNX
4 2 (2.60%) Fixed Income
4 2 (2.60%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.30%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.30%) Fintech
5 1 (1.30%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 77 (100.00%) Linux
2 39 (50.65%) Windows
3 20 (25.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (22.08%) Unix
5 14 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (12.99%) CentOS
7 9 (11.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (10.39%) Ubuntu
8 8 (10.39%) Windows Server
9 6 (7.79%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (5.19%) Solaris
11 3 (3.90%) Debian
11 3 (3.90%) SUSE
12 2 (2.60%) Mac OS X
12 2 (2.60%) NetWare
13 1 (1.30%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.08%) DevOps
2 14 (18.18%) ITIL
3 10 (12.99%) Migration
4 9 (11.69%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (10.39%) Low Latency
6 5 (6.49%) Change Management
6 5 (6.49%) Configuration Management
6 5 (6.49%) Problem Management
7 4 (5.19%) Algorithmic Trading
7 4 (5.19%) Electronic Trading
7 4 (5.19%) Service Management
7 4 (5.19%) Web Operations
8 3 (3.90%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (3.90%) Performance Optimisation
8 3 (3.90%) PRINCE2
8 3 (3.90%) Regulatory Compliance
8 3 (3.90%) Server Virtualisation
8 3 (3.90%) Web Filtering
9 2 (2.60%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (2.60%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (25.97%) Python
1 20 (25.97%) SQL
2 16 (20.78%) Bash Shell
3 12 (15.58%) Perl
4 11 (14.29%) PowerShell
5 9 (11.69%) Shell Script
6 8 (10.39%) Java
7 4 (5.19%) C++
8 3 (3.90%) C
8 3 (3.90%) PHP
8 3 (3.90%) Ruby
9 1 (1.30%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (6.49%) CCNA
1 5 (6.49%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (3.90%) CCNP
2 3 (3.90%) JNCIA
2 3 (3.90%) JNCIS
2 3 (3.90%) Linux+ Certification
2 3 (3.90%) LPIC
2 3 (3.90%) RHCA
2 3 (3.90%) RHCE
2 3 (3.90%) RHCSA
3 2 (2.60%) Degree
3 2 (2.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.30%) MCSA
4 1 (1.30%) MCSE
4 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.30%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) PCI DSS
1 3 (3.90%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (25.97%) Active Directory
2 11 (14.29%) Docker
3 8 (10.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (6.49%) Xen
6 3 (3.90%) vSphere
7 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (2.60%) NFS
7 2 (2.60%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (2.60%) VirtualBox
7 2 (2.60%) XenApp
8 1 (1.30%) OpenSIPS
8 1 (1.30%) vCloud
8 1 (1.30%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (14.29%) Puppet
2 8 (10.39%) Kubernetes
3 6 (7.79%) Ansible
4 5 (6.49%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (5.19%) Nagios
6 3 (3.90%) Cobbler
6 3 (3.90%) FortiGate
6 3 (3.90%) OpenAM
7 2 (2.60%) EMC VPLEX
7 2 (2.60%) NetIQ Identity Manager
7 2 (2.60%) Rundeck
7 2 (2.60%) Simpana
Vendors
1 26 (33.77%) Red Hat
2 19 (24.68%) VMware
3 14 (18.18%) Oracle
4 5 (6.49%) Cisco
5 4 (5.19%) HP
5 4 (5.19%) Juniper
5 4 (5.19%) Palo Alto
5 4 (5.19%) Splunk
6 3 (3.90%) Aruba
6 3 (3.90%) CheckPoint
6 3 (3.90%) Extreme Networks
6 3 (3.90%) F5
6 3 (3.90%) Fortinet
6 3 (3.90%) IBM
6 3 (3.90%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.90%) SonicWALL
6 3 (3.90%) Sun
6 3 (3.90%) Sybase
6 3 (3.90%) WatchGuard
7 2 (2.60%) CommVault
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