The median annual salary for a Linux Support was £34,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 22 June 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
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 263 210 250
Rank change year-on-year -53 +40  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 6 18 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.088% 0.32% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.091% 0.33% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 8
Median salary £34,500 £33,250 £23,084
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% +44.03%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% +28.57%  

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 6598 5504 6187
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.66% 97.74% 96.90%
Number of salaries quoted 5394 4671 5060
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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
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 22 June 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 -41 3 £34,500 +3.75% 1
Cheshire - 2 - -
Merseyside -4 1 - -
Linux Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 33 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (48.48%) Windows
3 13 (39.39%) ITIL
4 12 (36.36%) Python
5 11 (33.33%) Unix
6 10 (30.30%) VMware
7 9 (27.27%) SQL
7 9 (27.27%) Active Directory
7 9 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
7 9 (27.27%) Bash Shell
7 9 (27.27%) Ubuntu
8 8 (24.24%) WebLogic
8 8 (24.24%) Perl
8 8 (24.24%) Red Hat
9 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (21.21%) Incident Management
9 7 (21.21%) Windows Server
10 6 (18.18%) Performance Analysis
10 6 (18.18%) Capacity Management
10 6 (18.18%) Mentoring
10 6 (18.18%) Customer Requirements
10 6 (18.18%) Load Testing
10 6 (18.18%) Hyper-V
10 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
10 6 (18.18%) Internet
10 6 (18.18%) SUSE
11 5 (15.15%) Debian
11 5 (15.15%) Web Services
11 5 (15.15%) Cisco

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 (24.24%) WebLogic
2 3 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.06%) Apache
3 2 (6.06%) JBoss
3 2 (6.06%) MindAlign
3 2 (6.06%) Office Communications Server
3 2 (6.06%) Skype for Business
4 1 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.03%) nginx
4 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 9 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.06%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (6.06%) Amazon S3
3 2 (6.06%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) Internet
2 4 (12.12%) DNS
3 3 (9.09%) VLAN
3 3 (9.09%) VoIP
4 2 (6.06%) Firewall
4 2 (6.06%) WAN
5 1 (3.03%) AMQP
5 1 (3.03%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) MySQL
3 1 (3.03%) MariaDB
3 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Banking
2 2 (6.06%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) Web Services
2 2 (6.06%) JMS
2 2 (6.06%) XMPP
3 1 (3.03%) HTML
3 1 (3.03%) Kafka
3 1 (3.03%) LAMP
3 1 (3.03%) POSIX
3 1 (3.03%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (12.12%) iPad
2 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.03%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 33 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (48.48%) Windows
3 11 (33.33%) Unix
4 9 (27.27%) Ubuntu
5 7 (21.21%) Windows Server
6 6 (18.18%) SUSE
7 5 (15.15%) Debian
8 4 (12.12%) CentOS
9 3 (9.09%) Solaris
10 1 (3.03%) AIX
10 1 (3.03%) FreeBSD
10 1 (3.03%) HPUX
10 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) ITIL
2 7 (21.21%) Incident Management
3 6 (18.18%) Capacity Management
3 6 (18.18%) Customer Requirements
3 6 (18.18%) Load Testing
3 6 (18.18%) Mentoring
3 6 (18.18%) Performance Analysis
4 4 (12.12%) Data Protection
4 4 (12.12%) ITIL V3
4 4 (12.12%) Problem Management
5 3 (9.09%) Change Management
5 3 (9.09%) Server Building
6 2 (6.06%) Chat Support
6 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.06%) Line Management
6 2 (6.06%) Performance Management
6 2 (6.06%) Process Improvement
6 2 (6.06%) Risk Management
7 1 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.03%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 12 (36.36%) Python
2 9 (27.27%) Bash Shell
2 9 (27.27%) SQL
3 8 (24.24%) Perl
4 4 (12.12%) PowerShell
4 4 (12.12%) Ruby
5 2 (6.06%) Java
6 1 (3.03%) AWK
6 1 (3.03%) Korn
6 1 (3.03%) PHP
6 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.03%) sed
6 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) CCNP
1 3 (9.09%) CCSE
1 3 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.03%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 7 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (18.18%) Hyper-V
4 4 (12.12%) vCloud
5 3 (9.09%) KVM
5 3 (9.09%) NFS
6 1 (3.03%) Postfix
6 1 (3.03%) qmail
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) Graphite
1 4 (12.12%) Kibana
1 4 (12.12%) logstash
1 4 (12.12%) Nagios
1 4 (12.12%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (12.12%) Puppet
2 1 (3.03%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) VMware
2 8 (24.24%) Red Hat
3 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 5 (15.15%) Cisco
5 4 (12.12%) HP
6 3 (9.09%) CheckPoint
6 3 (9.09%) Kaspersky
6 3 (9.09%) Oracle
6 3 (9.09%) Sophos
7 1 (3.03%) Sun
Stockport
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + flexi time
Posted: 14 days ago