The median annual salary for a Linux Support was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Support
England / South East
Rank 350 366 321
Rank change year-on-year +16 -45  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 40 90 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.27% 0.47% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.49% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 38 81 126
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.64% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - -12.50%  

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 14208 18529 19762
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.59% 96.67% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 11855 15825 15961
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
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 23 March 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 23 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 +17 25 £32,500 -23.52% 1
Hampshire +17 7 £35,000 +4.47% 1
Surrey +33 4 £35,750 -35.00% 1
Kent +22 2 £33,750 +50.00%
Linux Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 95 (100.00%) Linux
2 43 (45.26%) Windows
3 38 (40.00%) Firewall
4 30 (31.58%) Red Hat
5 25 (26.32%) MySQL
6 24 (25.26%) VMware
7 23 (24.21%) SQL
8 22 (23.16%) Python
8 22 (23.16%) TCP/IP
9 19 (20.00%) DNS
9 19 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 18 (18.95%) Oracle
10 18 (18.95%) Java
10 18 (18.95%) Unix
11 17 (17.89%) Tomcat
12 16 (16.84%) Finance
12 16 (16.84%) Perl
13 15 (15.79%) SQL Server
13 15 (15.79%) Solaris
13 15 (15.79%) Apache
13 15 (15.79%) Manufacturing
14 14 (14.74%) Business Intelligence
14 14 (14.74%) Bash Shell
15 13 (13.68%) VMware Infrastructure
16 12 (12.63%) Sun
16 12 (12.63%) AIX
16 12 (12.63%) HPUX
16 12 (12.63%) Puppet
17 11 (11.58%) Active Directory
17 11 (11.58%) French Language

Linux Support 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 17 (17.89%) Tomcat
2 15 (15.79%) Apache
3 9 (9.47%) WebSphere
4 6 (6.32%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (6.32%) JBoss
5 4 (4.21%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (4.21%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 4 (4.21%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.11%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.05%) Confluence
7 1 (1.05%) nginx
7 1 (1.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.05%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (6.32%) MS Office
2 1 (1.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (6.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.42%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (7.37%) SaaS
3 4 (4.21%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.05%) GitHub
5 1 (1.05%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 38 (40.00%) Firewall
2 22 (23.16%) TCP/IP
3 19 (20.00%) DNS
4 10 (10.53%) VPN
5 9 (9.47%) HTTP
5 9 (9.47%) LDAP
5 9 (9.47%) SSL
6 8 (8.42%) VLAN
7 7 (7.37%) IPsec
8 6 (6.32%) LAN
8 6 (6.32%) SAN
8 6 (6.32%) WAN
9 5 (5.26%) HTTPS
9 5 (5.26%) NAS
9 5 (5.26%) SNMP
9 5 (5.26%) SSH
9 5 (5.26%) tcpdump
9 5 (5.26%) Wireshark
10 4 (4.21%) CTI
10 4 (4.21%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (26.32%) MySQL
2 15 (15.79%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.32%) InfluxDB
4 5 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (4.21%) DB2
5 4 (4.21%) RDBMS
5 4 (4.21%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.16%) Informix
6 3 (3.16%) MariaDB
7 1 (1.05%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.05%) UniData
Development Applications
1 4 (4.21%) Git (software)
1 4 (4.21%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.16%) JIRA
3 1 (1.05%) Ant
3 1 (1.05%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (1.05%) Gradle
3 1 (1.05%) Maven
3 1 (1.05%) Subversion
General
1 16 (16.84%) Finance
2 15 (15.79%) Manufacturing
3 11 (11.58%) French Language
3 11 (11.58%) Games
4 9 (9.47%) Telecoms
5 7 (7.37%) Electronics
6 6 (6.32%) Marketing
7 3 (3.16%) German Language
8 1 (1.05%) Avionics
8 1 (1.05%) Back Office
8 1 (1.05%) Legal
8 1 (1.05%) Military
8 1 (1.05%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.53%) LAMP
2 7 (7.37%) Middleware
3 5 (5.26%) Web Services
4 3 (3.16%) Regular Expression
5 2 (2.11%) CSS
5 2 (2.11%) FFmpeg
5 2 (2.11%) HTML
6 1 (1.05%) .NET
6 1 (1.05%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.05%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (1.05%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (1.05%) RESTful
6 1 (1.05%) Spring
6 1 (1.05%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.42%) Replication
2 7 (7.37%) Cyberthreat
3 5 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (5.26%) PKI
4 3 (3.16%) Fintech
4 3 (3.16%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (2.11%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.05%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 95 (100.00%) Linux
2 43 (45.26%) Windows
3 19 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (18.95%) Unix
5 15 (15.79%) Solaris
6 12 (12.63%) AIX
6 12 (12.63%) HPUX
7 10 (10.53%) Windows Server
8 8 (8.42%) CentOS
8 8 (8.42%) IRIX
9 6 (6.32%) Ubuntu
10 5 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (3.16%) Debian
11 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (2.11%) SUSE
13 1 (1.05%) Windows 2000
13 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (14.74%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (9.47%) ITIL
3 8 (8.42%) High Availability
4 7 (7.37%) Analytics
4 7 (7.37%) DevOps
4 7 (7.37%) SIEM
4 7 (7.37%) Time Management
5 6 (6.32%) Digital Marketing
5 6 (6.32%) Programme Management
5 6 (6.32%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (5.26%) Incident Management
6 5 (5.26%) Load Balancing
6 5 (5.26%) Network Architecture
6 5 (5.26%) Open Source
6 5 (5.26%) Security Management
7 4 (4.21%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (4.21%) Mentoring
7 4 (4.21%) Software Engineering
7 4 (4.21%) Web Operations
8 3 (3.16%) Event Correlation
Programming Languages
1 23 (24.21%) SQL
2 22 (23.16%) Python
3 18 (18.95%) Java
4 16 (16.84%) Perl
5 14 (14.74%) Bash Shell
6 10 (10.53%) PowerShell
6 10 (10.53%) Shell Script
7 5 (5.26%) C
7 5 (5.26%) PHP
8 3 (3.16%) C#
8 3 (3.16%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.11%) C++
9 2 (2.11%) R
9 2 (2.11%) Ruby
10 1 (1.05%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.05%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (8.42%) CCNA
1 8 (8.42%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (5.26%) Degree
3 4 (4.21%) CISSP
4 3 (3.16%) MCP
4 3 (3.16%) MCSE
4 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.16%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.16%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.11%) CEH
5 2 (2.11%) HND
5 2 (2.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.05%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.05%) QA
1 1 (1.05%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (13.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (11.58%) Active Directory
3 9 (9.47%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (7.37%) vSphere
5 6 (6.32%) VMware ESX
6 5 (5.26%) vCloud
6 5 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (4.21%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (3.16%) Terminal Services
9 2 (2.11%) Hyper-V
9 2 (2.11%) iptables
10 1 (1.05%) KVM
10 1 (1.05%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (1.05%) XenApp
10 1 (1.05%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (12.63%) Puppet
2 10 (10.53%) Ansible
3 9 (9.47%) Nagios
4 6 (6.32%) Grafana
4 6 (6.32%) Graphite
4 6 (6.32%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (4.21%) OpenAM
6 3 (3.16%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (3.16%) Kibana
6 3 (3.16%) NetBackup
6 3 (3.16%) WSUS
7 2 (2.11%) Backup Exec
7 2 (2.11%) everRun
7 2 (2.11%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (1.05%) Salt
8 1 (1.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (1.05%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 30 (31.58%) Red Hat
2 24 (25.26%) VMware
3 18 (18.95%) Oracle
4 12 (12.63%) Sun
5 8 (8.42%) Cisco
5 8 (8.42%) SAP
6 7 (7.37%) LogRhythm
6 7 (7.37%) Microsoft
7 6 (6.32%) HP
8 5 (5.26%) Juniper
8 5 (5.26%) LANDesk
8 5 (5.26%) NETGEAR
8 5 (5.26%) Veeam
8 5 (5.26%) Veritas
9 4 (4.21%) CommVault
9 4 (4.21%) EMC
9 4 (4.21%) NetApp
9 4 (4.21%) Sybase
10 3 (3.16%) arcserve
10 3 (3.16%) Citrix
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