The median annual salary for a Linux Support Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 24 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 Engineer
England / South East
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 372 366 392
Rank change year-on-year -6 +26  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support Engineer 24 76 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.17% 0.41% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.42% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 21 71 82
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +28.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -22.22% +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 South East. 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 13973 17912 20759
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.60% 96.94% 97.18%
Number of salaries quoted 11705 15216 16890
Median salary £43,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.27% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Linux Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Support Engineer in the South East

Linux Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Linux Support Engineer in the South East

Linux Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Support Engineer in the South East over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Support Engineer in the South East

Linux Support Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 24 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
Berkshire +7 12 £42,500 -17.07% 2
Surrey +10 8 £32,500 -35.00%
Hampshire +16 2 - -
Buckinghamshire +4 2 £37,500 -
Linux Support Engineer
England

Linux Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 South East region featuring Linux Support Engineer in the job title.

1 50 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (48.00%) Windows
3 17 (34.00%) SQL
4 15 (30.00%) Firewall
5 14 (28.00%) Unix
6 11 (22.00%) TCP/IP
6 11 (22.00%) Active Directory
6 11 (22.00%) Windows Server
7 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 9 (18.00%) Java
8 9 (18.00%) VMware
9 8 (16.00%) LogRhythm
9 8 (16.00%) Cyberthreat
9 8 (16.00%) SIEM
9 8 (16.00%) Manufacturing
9 8 (16.00%) Games
9 8 (16.00%) French Language
9 8 (16.00%) ITIL
9 8 (16.00%) Sun
10 7 (14.00%) IRIX
10 7 (14.00%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (14.00%) AIX
10 7 (14.00%) HPUX
10 7 (14.00%) Solaris
10 7 (14.00%) Time Management
10 7 (14.00%) Analytics
10 7 (14.00%) vSphere
10 7 (14.00%) Bash Shell
11 6 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
11 6 (12.00%) Ansible

Linux Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (12.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.00%) IIS
3 2 (4.00%) Apache
3 2 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.00%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (2.00%) Confluence
4 1 (2.00%) JBoss
4 1 (2.00%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.00%) SaaS
3 2 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 15 (30.00%) Firewall
2 11 (22.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.00%) DNS
3 2 (4.00%) HTTP
3 2 (4.00%) SAN
3 2 (4.00%) VPN
4 1 (2.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.00%) Internet
4 1 (2.00%) IPsec
4 1 (2.00%) ISDN
4 1 (2.00%) LDAP
4 1 (2.00%) NAS
4 1 (2.00%) Network Security
4 1 (2.00%) PSTN
4 1 (2.00%) SS7
4 1 (2.00%) SSL
4 1 (2.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (8.00%) MySQL
4 2 (4.00%) InfluxDB
5 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.00%) Ant
2 1 (2.00%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (2.00%) Gradle
2 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.00%) JIRA
2 1 (2.00%) Maven
2 1 (2.00%) Subversion
General
1 8 (16.00%) French Language
1 8 (16.00%) Games
1 8 (16.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.00%) German Language
2 1 (2.00%) Military
2 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.00%) Web Services
2 4 (8.00%) LAMP
2 4 (8.00%) XML
3 1 (2.00%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (2.00%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (2.00%) Middleware
3 1 (2.00%) Regular Expression
3 1 (2.00%) REST
3 1 (2.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Cyberthreat
2 5 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (8.00%) Virtual Team
4 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.00%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.00%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.00%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 50 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (48.00%) Windows
3 14 (28.00%) Unix
4 11 (22.00%) Windows Server
5 7 (14.00%) AIX
5 7 (14.00%) HPUX
5 7 (14.00%) IRIX
5 7 (14.00%) Solaris
6 6 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.00%) CentOS
7 1 (2.00%) Debian
7 1 (2.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.00%) ITIL
1 8 (16.00%) SIEM
2 7 (14.00%) Analytics
2 7 (14.00%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (14.00%) Time Management
3 5 (10.00%) DevOps
3 5 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 4 (8.00%) Problem Management
4 4 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (8.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.00%) Data Security
5 3 (6.00%) Load Balancing
5 3 (6.00%) Open Source
6 2 (4.00%) B2B
7 1 (2.00%) Change Management
7 1 (2.00%) Identity Management
7 1 (2.00%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.00%) Migration
7 1 (2.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 17 (34.00%) SQL
2 9 (18.00%) Java
3 7 (14.00%) Bash Shell
4 6 (12.00%) C
4 6 (12.00%) Python
5 2 (4.00%) C++
5 2 (4.00%) Perl
6 1 (2.00%) C#
6 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) CISSP
2 4 (8.00%) RHCE
2 4 (8.00%) RHCSA
3 3 (6.00%) CCNA
3 3 (6.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (6.00%) Degree
3 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.00%) HND
4 1 (2.00%) MCP
4 1 (2.00%) MCSE
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.00%) QA
System Software
1 11 (22.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (14.00%) vSphere
3 4 (8.00%) vCloud
3 4 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (6.00%) NFS
5 1 (2.00%) Docker
5 1 (2.00%) iptables
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (12.00%) Ansible
2 5 (10.00%) Puppet
3 4 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (4.00%) Grafana
4 2 (4.00%) Graphite
4 2 (4.00%) Prometheus
5 1 (2.00%) everRun
5 1 (2.00%) Kibana
5 1 (2.00%) Kubernetes
5 1 (2.00%) OpenAM
5 1 (2.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 9 (18.00%) VMware
2 8 (16.00%) LogRhythm
2 8 (16.00%) Sun
3 6 (12.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (8.00%) LANDesk
4 4 (8.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.00%) Oracle
6 1 (2.00%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.00%) Cisco
6 1 (2.00%) Dell
6 1 (2.00%) Dynatrace
6 1 (2.00%) Google
6 1 (2.00%) HP
6 1 (2.00%) New Relic
6 1 (2.00%) Splunk
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