The median annual salary for a Linux Support was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 25 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 / South East
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 345 348 368
Rank change year-on-year +3 +20  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 42 94 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.29% 0.52% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.53% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 39 87 103
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +42.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,750 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -13.88% +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 13991 17674 20705
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.62% 96.97% 97.17%
Number of salaries quoted 11722 15033 16859
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 £26,000 £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
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Support in the South East

Linux Support
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Linux Support in the South East

Linux Support
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Support in the South East over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Support in the South East

Linux Support
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 within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 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 +5 27 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Surrey +13 10 £32,500 -35.00%
Buckinghamshire -3 3 £30,000 -
Hampshire +14 2 - -
Linux Support
England

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

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

1 82 (100.00%) Linux
2 50 (60.98%) Windows
3 33 (40.24%) SQL
4 29 (35.37%) Firewall
5 27 (32.93%) Active Directory
6 25 (30.49%) VMware
7 24 (29.27%) SQL Server
8 23 (28.05%) TCP/IP
9 20 (24.39%) Manufacturing
9 20 (24.39%) MySQL
10 19 (23.17%) Business Intelligence
11 18 (21.95%) Unix
11 18 (21.95%) Tomcat
12 16 (19.51%) MS Exchange
12 16 (19.51%) Microsoft
12 16 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
13 15 (18.29%) CCNA
13 15 (18.29%) Cisco Certification
13 15 (18.29%) DNS
13 15 (18.29%) Finance
14 14 (17.07%) VPN
14 14 (17.07%) Apache
14 14 (17.07%) Windows Server
15 13 (15.85%) DevOps
15 13 (15.85%) Cisco ASA
15 13 (15.85%) vSphere
15 13 (15.85%) Cisco
16 12 (14.63%) Citrix
16 12 (14.63%) LAN
16 12 (14.63%) WAN

Linux Support 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 18 (21.95%) Tomcat
2 16 (19.51%) MS Exchange
3 14 (17.07%) Apache
4 3 (3.66%) IIS
5 2 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.22%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (1.22%) Confluence
6 1 (1.22%) JBoss
6 1 (1.22%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.22%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 11 (13.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.10%) Office 365
3 4 (4.88%) SaaS
4 2 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.22%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 29 (35.37%) Firewall
2 23 (28.05%) TCP/IP
3 15 (18.29%) DNS
4 14 (17.07%) VPN
5 13 (15.85%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (14.63%) Cisco PIX
6 12 (14.63%) DHCP
6 12 (14.63%) LAN
6 12 (14.63%) MPLS
6 12 (14.63%) Remote Desktop
6 12 (14.63%) VLAN
6 12 (14.63%) WAN
7 2 (2.44%) HTTP
7 2 (2.44%) SAN
8 1 (1.22%) Internet
8 1 (1.22%) ISDN
8 1 (1.22%) LDAP
8 1 (1.22%) PSTN
8 1 (1.22%) SSL
8 1 (1.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (29.27%) SQL Server
2 20 (24.39%) MySQL
3 12 (14.63%) SQL Server 2005
3 12 (14.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (14.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (6.10%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.66%) DB2
5 3 (3.66%) Informix
5 3 (3.66%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.66%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.44%) InfluxDB
6 2 (2.44%) MariaDB
7 1 (1.22%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (4.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.22%) Ant
2 1 (1.22%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (1.22%) Gradle
2 1 (1.22%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.22%) JIRA
2 1 (1.22%) Maven
2 1 (1.22%) Subversion
General
1 20 (24.39%) Manufacturing
2 15 (18.29%) Finance
3 12 (14.63%) Back Office
3 12 (14.63%) Telecoms
4 11 (13.41%) Electronics
4 11 (13.41%) Marketing
5 10 (12.20%) Games
6 9 (10.98%) French Language
7 1 (1.22%) German Language
7 1 (1.22%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.32%) Web Services
2 4 (4.88%) LAMP
2 4 (4.88%) XML
3 2 (2.44%) CSS
3 2 (2.44%) FFmpeg
3 2 (2.44%) HTML
4 1 (1.22%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (1.22%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (1.22%) Middleware
4 1 (1.22%) Regular Expression
4 1 (1.22%) REST
4 1 (1.22%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.76%) Cyberthreat
2 6 (7.32%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.88%) Virtual Team
4 3 (3.66%) Replication
5 2 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.44%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.22%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.22%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.22%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.22%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 82 (100.00%) Linux
2 50 (60.98%) Windows
3 18 (21.95%) Unix
4 14 (17.07%) Windows Server
5 12 (14.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (14.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (14.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (13.41%) AIX
6 11 (13.41%) HPUX
7 10 (12.20%) Solaris
8 8 (9.76%) IRIX
8 8 (9.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.44%) CentOS
9 2 (2.44%) Debian
9 2 (2.44%) SUSE
9 2 (2.44%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (23.17%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (15.85%) DevOps
3 12 (14.63%) Mentoring
4 11 (13.41%) Digital Marketing
4 11 (13.41%) Programme Management
5 8 (9.76%) ITIL
5 8 (9.76%) SIEM
5 8 (9.76%) Time Management
6 7 (8.54%) Analytics
7 5 (6.10%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (6.10%) E-Commerce
8 4 (4.88%) Data Security
8 4 (4.88%) Problem Management
8 4 (4.88%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (4.88%) Software Engineering
9 3 (3.66%) Data Protection
9 3 (3.66%) Load Balancing
9 3 (3.66%) Open Source
10 2 (2.44%) Game Development
10 2 (2.44%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 33 (40.24%) SQL
2 11 (13.41%) Java
3 10 (12.20%) Python
4 7 (8.54%) Bash Shell
5 6 (7.32%) C
5 6 (7.32%) PHP
6 5 (6.10%) C#
7 4 (4.88%) Perl
8 2 (2.44%) C++
9 1 (1.22%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (18.29%) CCNA
1 15 (18.29%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (7.32%) CISSP
3 4 (4.88%) RHCE
3 4 (4.88%) RHCSA
4 3 (3.66%) Degree
4 3 (3.66%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.66%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.22%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.22%) HND
5 1 (1.22%) MCP
5 1 (1.22%) MCSE
5 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.32%) QA
System Software
1 27 (32.93%) Active Directory
2 16 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (15.85%) vSphere
4 12 (14.63%) Hyper-V
4 12 (14.63%) KVM
4 12 (14.63%) Terminal Services
4 12 (14.63%) VMware Workstation
4 12 (14.63%) XenApp
4 12 (14.63%) XenServer
5 4 (4.88%) vCloud
6 3 (3.66%) NFS
6 3 (3.66%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.22%) Docker
7 1 (1.22%) iptables
7 1 (1.22%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (14.63%) WSUS
1 12 (14.63%) ZABBIX
2 6 (7.32%) Ansible
3 5 (6.10%) Puppet
4 4 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.44%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (2.44%) Grafana
5 2 (2.44%) Graphite
5 2 (2.44%) Prometheus
6 1 (1.22%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.22%) everRun
6 1 (1.22%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (1.22%) Kibana
6 1 (1.22%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.22%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.22%) OpenAM
6 1 (1.22%) Salt
Vendors
1 25 (30.49%) VMware
2 16 (19.51%) Microsoft
3 13 (15.85%) Cisco
4 12 (14.63%) Citrix
4 12 (14.63%) F5
4 12 (14.63%) McAfee
5 11 (13.41%) Red Hat
5 11 (13.41%) SAP
6 9 (10.98%) Sun
7 8 (9.76%) LogRhythm
8 6 (7.32%) Oracle
9 4 (4.88%) LANDesk
10 3 (3.66%) arcserve
10 3 (3.66%) CommVault
10 3 (3.66%) EMC
10 3 (3.66%) HP
10 3 (3.66%) NetApp
10 3 (3.66%) Sybase
10 3 (3.66%) Veeam
10 3 (3.66%) Veritas
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