The median annual salary for a Linux Support Engineer was £33,750 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Support Engineer
England / South East
Rank 355 397 335
Rank change year-on-year +42 -62  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support Engineer 26 63 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.17% 0.33% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.34% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 26 55 99
Median salary £33,750 £33,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.74% -21.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,700 £22,150
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,500 £51,400
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 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 14422 18600 19935
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.51% 96.65% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12036 15863 16077
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
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 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 25 March 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 25 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
Berkshire +31 19 £32,000 -20.00%
Hampshire +17 5 £35,000 +4.47%
Surrey +29 2 £35,750 -35.00%
Linux Support Engineer
England

Linux Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 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 South East region featuring Linux Support Engineer in the job title.

1 62 (100.00%) Linux
2 29 (46.77%) Windows
3 25 (40.32%) Firewall
4 20 (32.26%) Red Hat
5 16 (25.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (25.81%) TCP/IP
5 16 (25.81%) VMware
6 14 (22.58%) Python
6 14 (22.58%) SQL
6 14 (22.58%) Bash Shell
7 13 (20.97%) Perl
7 13 (20.97%) MySQL
7 13 (20.97%) Oracle
7 13 (20.97%) SQL Server
8 12 (19.35%) Solaris
8 12 (19.35%) Unix
8 12 (19.35%) Puppet
9 11 (17.74%) Java
9 11 (17.74%) Tomcat
9 11 (17.74%) Sun
10 10 (16.13%) Active Directory
10 10 (16.13%) LAMP
10 10 (16.13%) French Language
10 10 (16.13%) PowerShell
10 10 (16.13%) Ansible
11 9 (14.52%) Windows Server
11 9 (14.52%) ITIL
11 9 (14.52%) Apache
12 8 (12.90%) AIX
12 8 (12.90%) HPUX

Linux Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 11 (17.74%) Tomcat
2 9 (14.52%) Apache
3 8 (12.90%) WebSphere
4 6 (9.68%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (8.06%) JBoss
6 4 (6.45%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (6.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 4 (6.45%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.61%) Confluence
7 1 (1.61%) nginx
7 1 (1.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (8.06%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (11.29%) SaaS
3 4 (6.45%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.61%) GitHub
5 1 (1.61%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 25 (40.32%) Firewall
2 16 (25.81%) TCP/IP
3 7 (11.29%) DNS
4 5 (8.06%) SAN
4 5 (8.06%) SSL
5 4 (6.45%) HTTP
5 4 (6.45%) LDAP
5 4 (6.45%) NAS
5 4 (6.45%) Network Security
5 4 (6.45%) VPN
6 2 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (3.23%) IPsec
6 2 (3.23%) MPLS
6 2 (3.23%) MRTG
6 2 (3.23%) PBX
6 2 (3.23%) VLAN
6 2 (3.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.97%) MySQL
1 13 (20.97%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.68%) InfluxDB
3 5 (8.06%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (6.45%) RDBMS
4 4 (6.45%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.61%) DB2
5 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.61%) UniData
Development Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.84%) JIRA
3 2 (3.23%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.61%) Ant
4 1 (1.61%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (1.61%) Gradle
4 1 (1.61%) Maven
4 1 (1.61%) Subversion
General
1 10 (16.13%) French Language
2 8 (12.90%) Games
2 8 (12.90%) Manufacturing
3 5 (8.06%) Finance
4 3 (4.84%) German Language
5 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.61%) Avionics
6 1 (1.61%) Electronics
6 1 (1.61%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.13%) LAMP
2 7 (11.29%) Middleware
3 5 (8.06%) Web Services
4 3 (4.84%) Regular Expression
5 1 (1.61%) .NET
5 1 (1.61%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.61%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (1.61%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.61%) RESTful
5 1 (1.61%) Spring
5 1 (1.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.29%) Cyberthreat
2 5 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.06%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.84%) Fintech
4 3 (4.84%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.61%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.61%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.61%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 62 (100.00%) Linux
2 29 (46.77%) Windows
3 16 (25.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (19.35%) Solaris
4 12 (19.35%) Unix
5 9 (14.52%) Windows Server
6 8 (12.90%) AIX
6 8 (12.90%) HPUX
7 7 (11.29%) CentOS
7 7 (11.29%) IRIX
8 5 (8.06%) Ubuntu
9 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (3.23%) Debian
11 1 (1.61%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (14.52%) ITIL
2 8 (12.90%) High Availability
3 7 (11.29%) Analytics
3 7 (11.29%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (11.29%) DevOps
3 7 (11.29%) SIEM
4 6 (9.68%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (8.06%) Incident Management
5 5 (8.06%) Load Balancing
5 5 (8.06%) Open Source
5 5 (8.06%) Time Management
6 4 (6.45%) Software Engineering
6 4 (6.45%) Web Operations
7 3 (4.84%) B2B
7 3 (4.84%) Configuration Management
7 3 (4.84%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (4.84%) Event Correlation
7 3 (4.84%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (3.23%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (22.58%) Bash Shell
1 14 (22.58%) Python
1 14 (22.58%) SQL
2 13 (20.97%) Perl
3 11 (17.74%) Java
4 10 (16.13%) PowerShell
5 5 (8.06%) C
6 3 (4.84%) PL/SQL
6 3 (4.84%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.23%) C++
7 2 (3.23%) Ruby
8 1 (1.61%) C#
8 1 (1.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (8.06%) Degree
2 4 (6.45%) CISSP
3 3 (4.84%) MCP
3 3 (4.84%) MCSE
3 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.84%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.84%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.23%) CCNA
4 2 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.23%) HND
4 2 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.61%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 10 (16.13%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.29%) vSphere
3 6 (9.68%) VMware ESX
3 6 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (8.06%) vCloud
5 4 (6.45%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (3.23%) iptables
6 2 (3.23%) Terminal Services
6 2 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (19.35%) Puppet
2 10 (16.13%) Ansible
3 6 (9.68%) Grafana
3 6 (9.68%) Graphite
3 6 (9.68%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (6.45%) Nagios
4 4 (6.45%) OpenAM
5 3 (4.84%) Kibana
6 2 (3.23%) everRun
6 2 (3.23%) WSUS
7 1 (1.61%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.61%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (1.61%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (1.61%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.61%) Salt
Vendors
1 20 (32.26%) Red Hat
2 16 (25.81%) VMware
3 13 (20.97%) Oracle
4 11 (17.74%) Sun
5 7 (11.29%) LogRhythm
6 5 (8.06%) LANDesk
6 5 (8.06%) Microsoft
7 4 (6.45%) HP
8 2 (3.23%) Cisco
8 2 (3.23%) Citrix
8 2 (3.23%) Concur
8 2 (3.23%) Dell
8 2 (3.23%) ProCurve
8 2 (3.23%) SAP
8 2 (3.23%) WatchGuard
9 1 (1.61%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.61%) CommVault
9 1 (1.61%) NetApp
9 1 (1.61%) Veeam
9 1 (1.61%) Veritas