Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Linux Support was £38,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 24 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 > North West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 364 325 339
Rank change year-on-year -39 +14 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 16 36 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.12% 0.29% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.30% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 10 30 28
North West median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.67% +25.00% -10.45%
10th Percentile £30,075 £30,250 £22,696
90th Percentile £51,250 £50,000 £34,375
England median annual salary £40,000 £44,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year -10.11% +5.95% +10.53%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 12809 12111 12607
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.67% 96.99% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 10245 10184 10464
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,250 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

Linux Support
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 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
Cheshire - 10 £47,500 - 1
Manchester -22 5 £34,500 -13.75% 1
Merseyside +13 1 - -
Linux Support
England

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

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

1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (68.75%) Unix
2 11 (68.75%) Windows
3 10 (62.50%) Finance
4 9 (56.25%) Java
4 9 (56.25%) SQL
4 9 (56.25%) Oracle
5 8 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
7 6 (37.50%) Web Services
7 6 (37.50%) WebSphere
8 5 (31.25%) Incident Management
8 5 (31.25%) Risk Management
8 5 (31.25%) ITIL
9 4 (25.00%) ServiceNow
9 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (25.00%) Advertising
9 4 (25.00%) Banking
10 3 (18.75%) Investment Banking
10 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (18.75%) Law
10 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
10 3 (18.75%) JBoss
10 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
10 3 (18.75%) Wealth Management
11 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
11 2 (12.50%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
11 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
11 2 (12.50%) Skype for Business

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 6 (37.50%) WebSphere
2 3 (18.75%) JBoss
3 2 (12.50%) Apache
3 2 (12.50%) MindAlign
3 2 (12.50%) Office Communications Server
3 2 (12.50%) Skype for Business
3 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
4 1 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) AMQP
1 1 (6.25%) DNS
1 1 (6.25%) LAN
1 1 (6.25%) SSL
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) DB2
2 2 (12.50%) MySQL
2 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (62.50%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Advertising
2 4 (25.00%) Banking
3 3 (18.75%) Investment Banking
3 3 (18.75%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) Web Services
2 2 (12.50%) HTML
2 2 (12.50%) J2EE
2 2 (12.50%) JMS
2 2 (12.50%) XMPP
3 1 (6.25%) Kafka
3 1 (6.25%) LAMP
3 1 (6.25%) ODBC
3 1 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (68.75%) Unix
2 11 (68.75%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) CentOS
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.25%) SUSE
3 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Incident Management
1 5 (31.25%) ITIL
1 5 (31.25%) Risk Management
2 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) Wealth Management
4 2 (12.50%) Change Management
4 2 (12.50%) Chat Support
4 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 2 (12.50%) Process Improvement
4 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.25%) CRM
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3
5 1 (6.25%) Line Management
5 1 (6.25%) MVC
5 1 (6.25%) Process Management
5 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Service Management
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) Java
1 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
3 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) Korn
4 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
4 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Oracle
2 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
3 4 (25.00%) ServiceNow
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco
5 1 (6.25%) IBM
5 1 (6.25%) Red Hat