The median annual salary for a Linux Support was £36,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West 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
England / North West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 220 229 235
Rank change year-on-year +9 +6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 27 11 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.44% 0.19% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.20% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 25 8 19
Median salary £36,500 £35,000 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.28% +52.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £30,000 £21,731
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -6.66% -  

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 5952 5571 6393
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.88% 97.06% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 4981 4675 5148
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 £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Linux Support
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Support in the North West

Linux Support
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Linux Support in the North West

Linux Support
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Support in the North West over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Support in the North West

Linux Support
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 within the North West 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
Manchester -7 22 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Cheshire - 5 £28,500 -
Linux Support
England

Linux Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 North West region featuring Linux Support in the job title.

1 43 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (51.16%) Python
2 22 (51.16%) Windows
3 18 (41.86%) Perl
3 18 (41.86%) VMware
4 17 (39.53%) Active Directory
4 17 (39.53%) Amazon AWS
5 15 (34.88%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (32.56%) Internet
6 14 (32.56%) Load Testing
6 14 (32.56%) Hyper-V
6 14 (32.56%) Capacity Management
6 14 (32.56%) Performance Analysis
6 14 (32.56%) Mentoring
6 14 (32.56%) Customer Requirements
7 13 (30.23%) ITIL
8 12 (27.91%) Web Services
9 10 (23.26%) Unix
9 10 (23.26%) WAN
9 10 (23.26%) Firewall
9 10 (23.26%) PowerShell
9 10 (23.26%) Amazon EC2
9 10 (23.26%) Amazon S3
9 10 (23.26%) Bash Shell
9 10 (23.26%) AWS CloudFormation
10 9 (20.93%) SQL
11 8 (18.60%) WebLogic
11 8 (18.60%) Red Hat
11 8 (18.60%) Ubuntu
12 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Azure

Linux Support Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 8 (18.60%) WebLogic
2 3 (6.98%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.65%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (4.65%) JBoss
3 2 (4.65%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.33%) Apache
4 1 (2.33%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 17 (39.53%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (23.26%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (23.26%) Amazon S3
2 10 (23.26%) AWS CloudFormation
3 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (32.56%) Internet
2 10 (23.26%) Firewall
2 10 (23.26%) WAN
3 6 (13.95%) DNS
4 3 (6.98%) VLAN
4 3 (6.98%) VoIP
5 1 (2.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.30%) MySQL
3 1 (2.33%) MariaDB
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Bitbucket
General
1 4 (9.30%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Banking
2 2 (4.65%) Retail
3 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.91%) Web Services
2 1 (2.33%) .NET
2 1 (2.33%) HTML
2 1 (2.33%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.30%) iPad
3 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 43 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (51.16%) Windows
3 10 (23.26%) Unix
4 8 (18.60%) Ubuntu
5 7 (16.28%) Windows Server
6 5 (11.63%) Debian
6 5 (11.63%) SUSE
7 3 (6.98%) CentOS
7 3 (6.98%) Solaris
8 1 (2.33%) AIX
8 1 (2.33%) FreeBSD
8 1 (2.33%) HPUX
8 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (32.56%) Capacity Management
1 14 (32.56%) Customer Requirements
1 14 (32.56%) Load Testing
1 14 (32.56%) Mentoring
1 14 (32.56%) Performance Analysis
2 13 (30.23%) ITIL
3 6 (13.95%) ITIL V3
4 5 (11.63%) Incident Management
4 5 (11.63%) Problem Management
5 4 (9.30%) Data Protection
6 3 (6.98%) Performance Management
6 3 (6.98%) Server Building
7 2 (4.65%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (2.33%) Change Management
8 1 (2.33%) High Availability
8 1 (2.33%) Release Management
8 1 (2.33%) Service Management
8 1 (2.33%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.33%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (51.16%) Python
2 18 (41.86%) Perl
3 10 (23.26%) Bash Shell
3 10 (23.26%) PowerShell
4 9 (20.93%) SQL
5 5 (11.63%) Ruby
6 3 (6.98%) Java
7 2 (4.65%) PHP
8 1 (2.33%) AWK
8 1 (2.33%) C
8 1 (2.33%) Korn
8 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.33%) sed
8 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) CCNP
1 5 (11.63%) CCSE
1 5 (11.63%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.33%) Degree
System Software
1 17 (39.53%) Active Directory
2 15 (34.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (32.56%) Hyper-V
4 4 (9.30%) vCloud
5 3 (6.98%) KVM
5 3 (6.98%) NFS
6 1 (2.33%) Postfix
6 1 (2.33%) qmail
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (11.63%) Puppet
2 4 (9.30%) Graphite
2 4 (9.30%) Kibana
2 4 (9.30%) logstash
2 4 (9.30%) Nagios
Vendors
1 18 (41.86%) VMware
2 8 (18.60%) Red Hat
3 6 (13.95%) HP
4 5 (11.63%) CheckPoint
4 5 (11.63%) Cisco
5 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
6 3 (6.98%) Kaspersky
6 3 (6.98%) Sophos
7 2 (4.65%) Oracle
8 1 (2.33%) Sun
8 1 (2.33%) Zerto
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