The median annual salary for a Linux Support Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Support Engineer
England / North West
Rank 234 235 243
Rank change year-on-year +1 +8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support Engineer 20 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.33% 0.053% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.054% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 20 2 8
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £28,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +23.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £35,000 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £33,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +4.47% -20.23%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5946 5514 6351
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.73% 97.03% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4952 4624 5108
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Linux Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Support Engineer in the North West

Linux Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Linux Support Engineer in the North West

Linux Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Support Engineer in the North West over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Support Engineer in the North West

Linux Support Engineer
Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 24 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
Manchester -5 17 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Cheshire - 3 £28,500 -
Linux Support Engineer
England

Linux Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 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 North West region featuring Linux Support Engineer in the job title.

1 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (74.19%) Windows
3 18 (58.06%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (58.06%) Active Directory
4 16 (51.61%) VMware
5 15 (48.39%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (48.39%) Load Testing
5 15 (48.39%) Internet
5 15 (48.39%) Python
5 15 (48.39%) Hyper-V
5 15 (48.39%) Capacity Management
5 15 (48.39%) Performance Analysis
5 15 (48.39%) Mentoring
5 15 (48.39%) Customer Requirements
6 12 (38.71%) Perl
7 11 (35.48%) Web Services
7 11 (35.48%) WAN
7 11 (35.48%) PowerShell
7 11 (35.48%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (35.48%) Amazon S3
7 11 (35.48%) Firewall
7 11 (35.48%) AWS CloudFormation
8 9 (29.03%) ITIL
9 7 (22.58%) WebLogic
9 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (22.58%) Windows Server
10 6 (19.35%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (19.35%) Puppet
11 5 (16.13%) ITIL V3
11 5 (16.13%) Data Centre

Linux Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 7 (22.58%) WebLogic
2 3 (9.68%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 18 (58.06%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (35.48%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (35.48%) Amazon S3
2 11 (35.48%) AWS CloudFormation
3 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (48.39%) Internet
2 11 (35.48%) Firewall
2 11 (35.48%) WAN
3 3 (9.68%) VLAN
3 3 (9.68%) VoIP
4 1 (3.23%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) MySQL
General
1 1 (3.23%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (35.48%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.90%) iPad
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (74.19%) Windows
3 7 (22.58%) Windows Server
4 5 (16.13%) Ubuntu
4 5 (16.13%) Unix
5 4 (12.90%) Debian
5 4 (12.90%) SUSE
6 1 (3.23%) CentOS
6 1 (3.23%) FreeBSD
6 1 (3.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Capacity Management
1 15 (48.39%) Customer Requirements
1 15 (48.39%) Load Testing
1 15 (48.39%) Mentoring
1 15 (48.39%) Performance Analysis
2 9 (29.03%) ITIL
3 5 (16.13%) ITIL V3
3 5 (16.13%) Problem Management
4 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
4 3 (9.68%) Data Protection
4 3 (9.68%) Server Building
5 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.45%) Performance Management
6 1 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.23%) Change Management
6 1 (3.23%) High Availability
6 1 (3.23%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.23%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (48.39%) Python
2 12 (38.71%) Perl
3 11 (35.48%) PowerShell
4 5 (16.13%) SQL
5 4 (12.90%) Bash Shell
6 3 (9.68%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) CCNP
1 5 (16.13%) CCSE
1 5 (16.13%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 18 (58.06%) Active Directory
2 15 (48.39%) Hyper-V
2 15 (48.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (12.90%) vCloud
4 1 (3.23%) KVM
4 1 (3.23%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (19.35%) Puppet
2 4 (12.90%) Graphite
2 4 (12.90%) Kibana
2 4 (12.90%) logstash
3 1 (3.23%) Nagios
Vendors
1 16 (51.61%) VMware
2 5 (16.13%) CheckPoint
2 5 (16.13%) Cisco
2 5 (16.13%) HP
2 5 (16.13%) Red Hat
3 3 (9.68%) Kaspersky
3 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.68%) Sophos
4 2 (6.45%) Zerto
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