Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Linux Support was £53,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 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
England > London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 692 635 593
Rank change year-on-year -57 -42 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 152 217 346
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.20% 0.29% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.30% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 133 203 325
London median annual salary £53,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.64% - +15.79%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £69,750 £72,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year -11.11% +11.11% +5.97%

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 70426 72444 85501
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.33% 95.96% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 55326 62571 72563
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Linux Support
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Support in London

Linux Support
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Linux Support in London

Linux Support
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Support in London over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Support in London

Linux Support
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 within the London region over the 6 months to 19 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 -11 26 £55,000 +12.82% 6
East London +4 3 £50,000 -6.98%
West London +15 2 £41,250 -2.94%
South London +3 2 - -
North London - 1 £20,000 -
Linux Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 London region featuring Linux Support in the job title.

1 152 (100.00%) Linux
2 68 (44.74%) Windows
3 62 (40.79%) Finance
4 59 (38.82%) Unix
5 57 (37.50%) SQL
6 50 (32.89%) Python
7 39 (25.66%) Shell Script
8 33 (21.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 31 (20.39%) Perl
10 29 (19.08%) VMware
11 28 (18.42%) Bash Shell
11 28 (18.42%) Banking
12 27 (17.76%) Degree
13 25 (16.45%) DevOps
13 25 (16.45%) Red Hat
14 24 (15.79%) Java
14 24 (15.79%) TCP/IP
14 24 (15.79%) Data Centre
15 23 (15.13%) Active Directory
15 23 (15.13%) Oracle
16 22 (14.47%) ITIL
16 22 (14.47%) VPN
17 20 (13.16%) Reuters
17 20 (13.16%) Bloomberg
18 19 (12.50%) Algorithmic Trading
18 19 (12.50%) DNS
18 19 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
19 18 (11.84%) Microsoft
19 18 (11.84%) PowerShell
20 17 (11.18%) Agile Software Development

Linux Support 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 16 (10.53%) Tomcat
2 13 (8.55%) JBoss
3 9 (5.92%) Apache
4 7 (4.61%) GlassFish
5 6 (3.95%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (3.95%) IIS
6 5 (3.29%) Skype for Business
7 4 (2.63%) MS Exchange
7 4 (2.63%) OpenStack
8 3 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.97%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.32%) Apache Airflow
9 2 (1.32%) Apache Spark
9 2 (1.32%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.32%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.66%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.66%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.66%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (3.29%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.97%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.32%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.66%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.66%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 19 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (7.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.29%) Office 365
4 3 (1.97%) SaaS
5 2 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.32%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.32%) OpenShift
5 2 (1.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.66%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.66%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 24 (15.79%) TCP/IP
2 22 (14.47%) VPN
3 19 (12.50%) DNS
4 17 (11.18%) Firewall
5 14 (9.21%) IPsec
6 12 (7.89%) HTTP
7 9 (5.92%) DHCP
7 9 (5.92%) Internet
7 9 (5.92%) LDAP
8 7 (4.61%) SMTP
8 7 (4.61%) SSH
9 6 (3.95%) SAN
10 5 (3.29%) Wireless
11 4 (2.63%) Skype
12 3 (1.97%) FIX Connectivity
12 3 (1.97%) iSCSI
12 3 (1.97%) LAN
12 3 (1.97%) SSL
12 3 (1.97%) WAN
13 2 (1.32%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.55%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
2 8 (5.26%) MySQL
3 5 (3.29%) Big Data
4 4 (2.63%) Blockchain
4 4 (2.63%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.97%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (1.97%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.97%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.97%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.32%) Endeca
7 1 (0.66%) Apache Accumulo
7 1 (0.66%) HBase
7 1 (0.66%) Informix
7 1 (0.66%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.66%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (3.29%) JIRA
2 4 (2.63%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.32%) Bitbucket
3 2 (1.32%) Fiddler
3 2 (1.32%) IBM UrbanCode
3 2 (1.32%) Jenkins
General
1 62 (40.79%) Finance
2 28 (18.42%) Banking
3 15 (9.87%) Front Office
4 11 (7.24%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.63%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.32%) German Language
6 2 (1.32%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.66%) Back Office
7 1 (0.66%) Electronics
7 1 (0.66%) Legal
7 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.66%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.89%) HTML
2 10 (6.58%) FIX Protocol
3 9 (5.92%) Kafka
4 3 (1.97%) AngularJS
4 3 (1.97%) HTML5
4 3 (1.97%) Laravel
4 3 (1.97%) React
4 3 (1.97%) Web Services
5 2 (1.32%) CSS
5 2 (1.32%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (1.32%) IBM Integration Bus
5 2 (1.32%) JSON
5 2 (1.32%) LAMP
5 2 (1.32%) NumPy
5 2 (1.32%) Pandas
5 2 (1.32%) REST
5 2 (1.32%) scikit-learn
5 2 (1.32%) SciPy
5 2 (1.32%) Spring
5 2 (1.32%) Zuul
Miscellaneous
1 24 (15.79%) Data Centre
2 13 (8.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 10 (6.58%) Fintech
4 9 (5.92%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (5.92%) Hedge funds
5 8 (5.26%) Linux Command Line
6 7 (4.61%) Equities
7 6 (3.95%) Private Cloud
8 5 (3.29%) SWIFT
9 4 (2.63%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.97%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (1.97%) Clustering
10 3 (1.97%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.97%) Replication
11 2 (1.32%) Algorithms
11 2 (1.32%) iPad
11 2 (1.32%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.66%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.66%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.66%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 152 (100.00%) Linux
2 68 (44.74%) Windows
3 59 (38.82%) Unix
4 33 (21.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (7.24%) Windows Server
6 9 (5.92%) Windows 7
7 8 (5.26%) Solaris
7 8 (5.26%) Windows 10
8 7 (4.61%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (3.95%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (3.29%) Ubuntu
11 4 (2.63%) CentOS
11 4 (2.63%) Windows 8
12 3 (1.97%) SUSE
13 2 (1.32%) AIX
13 2 (1.32%) Debian
13 2 (1.32%) Mac OS
13 2 (1.32%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.66%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.66%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (16.45%) DevOps
2 22 (14.47%) ITIL
3 19 (12.50%) Algorithmic Trading
4 17 (11.18%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (9.87%) Automated Trading
6 13 (8.55%) Disaster Recovery
6 13 (8.55%) Problem Management
7 12 (7.89%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 12 (7.89%) Test Automation
7 12 (7.89%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 10 (6.58%) Change Management
9 9 (5.92%) Performance Monitoring
9 9 (5.92%) Proprietary Trading
9 9 (5.92%) Release Management
10 6 (3.95%) Configuration Management
10 6 (3.95%) Electronic Trading
10 6 (3.95%) Migration
10 6 (3.95%) Wealth Management
11 5 (3.29%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (3.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 57 (37.50%) SQL
2 50 (32.89%) Python
3 39 (25.66%) Shell Script
4 31 (20.39%) Perl
5 28 (18.42%) Bash Shell
6 24 (15.79%) Java
7 18 (11.84%) PowerShell
8 10 (6.58%) C++
9 9 (5.92%) PHP
10 6 (3.95%) Ruby
11 5 (3.29%) C-shell
11 5 (3.29%) JavaScript
11 5 (3.29%) Korn
12 3 (1.97%) Bourne shell
13 2 (1.32%) AWK
13 2 (1.32%) C
13 2 (1.32%) Scala
13 2 (1.32%) sed
13 2 (1.32%) VBA
14 1 (0.66%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 27 (17.76%) Degree
2 7 (4.61%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.97%) CCNA
4 3 (1.97%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.97%) MCSE
4 3 (1.97%) RHCE
4 3 (1.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.32%) RHCA
6 1 (0.66%) CEH
6 1 (0.66%) CISSP
6 1 (0.66%) CREST Certified
6 1 (0.66%) GIAC
6 1 (0.66%) Linux+ Certification
6 1 (0.66%) LPIC
6 1 (0.66%) OCP
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.66%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.66%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.61%) SLA
2 2 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.32%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.32%) QA
3 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 23 (15.13%) Active Directory
2 16 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.95%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (3.95%) XenApp
4 5 (3.29%) Docker
5 4 (2.63%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.97%) VMware NSX
7 2 (1.32%) NFS
7 2 (1.32%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 2 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.66%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.66%) pfSense
8 1 (0.66%) Postfix
8 1 (0.66%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (8.55%) Nagios
2 11 (7.24%) Ansible
3 10 (6.58%) Puppet
4 8 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (5.26%) Salt
5 5 (3.29%) BMC PATROL
5 5 (3.29%) SCCM
6 3 (1.97%) Backup Exec
6 3 (1.97%) logstash
6 3 (1.97%) Prometheus
6 3 (1.97%) vRealize
7 2 (1.32%) Grafana
7 2 (1.32%) Kubernetes
7 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (1.32%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (1.32%) Tivoli
7 2 (1.32%) vMotion
8 1 (0.66%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.66%) SCOM
Vendors
1 29 (19.08%) VMware
2 25 (16.45%) Red Hat
3 23 (15.13%) Oracle
4 20 (13.16%) Bloomberg
4 20 (13.16%) Reuters
5 18 (11.84%) Microsoft
6 13 (8.55%) Citrix
7 11 (7.24%) CQG
8 8 (5.26%) IBM
9 7 (4.61%) Cisco
10 6 (3.95%) Sybase
11 5 (3.29%) BMC
12 4 (2.63%) NetApp
12 4 (2.63%) Splunk
12 4 (2.63%) Wyse
13 3 (1.97%) AppDynamics
13 3 (1.97%) BT
13 3 (1.97%) HP
13 3 (1.97%) Juniper
13 3 (1.97%) SolarWinds