Period
to 20 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Linux Support was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

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
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 459 469 445
Rank change year-on-year +10 -24 +51
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 78 87 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.27% 0.28% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.29% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 62 83 135
South East median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% - +19.40%
10th Percentile £26,375 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £52,950 £70,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 27,713 29,616 33,657
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.37% 96.71% 97.08%
Number of salaries quoted 23,028 24,739 28,222
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

Linux Support
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Linux Support in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 6 months to 20 November 2018.

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 6 months to 20 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley -14 42 £37,500 -16.67%
Berkshire -27 34 £37,500 -16.67%
Hampshire 0 9 £27,500 -26.67%
Surrey +30 7 £40,500 +8.00%
West Sussex 0 7 £42,500 +13.33%
East Sussex -3 7 £35,000 +7.69%
Oxfordshire +12 5 - -
Kent +22 4 £37,500 +15.38%
Buckinghamshire +16 3 £47,500 +46.15%
Middlesex - 2 £50,500 -
Linux Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, Linux Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region featuring Linux Support in the job title.

1 78 (100.00%) Linux
2 32 (41.03%) Unix
3 26 (33.33%) SQL
4 24 (30.77%) Oracle
5 21 (26.92%) Puppet
6 20 (25.64%) ITIL
7 19 (24.36%) SLA
7 19 (24.36%) Root Cause Analysis
7 19 (24.36%) Problem Management
8 18 (23.08%) Red Hat
9 16 (20.51%) Service Management
10 14 (17.95%) IBM
10 14 (17.95%) Incident Management
11 13 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
11 13 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
11 13 (16.67%) DevOps
11 13 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 13 (16.67%) Middleware
11 13 (16.67%) Windows
11 13 (16.67%) MQSeries
11 13 (16.67%) WebLogic
11 13 (16.67%) Logistics
12 12 (15.38%) SQL Server
12 12 (15.38%) Python
12 12 (15.38%) CentOS
13 11 (14.10%) Bash Shell
13 11 (14.10%) Open Source
13 11 (14.10%) VMware
14 10 (12.82%) Perl
14 10 (12.82%) Amazon AWS

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 13 (16.67%) MQSeries
1 13 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 7 (8.97%) Apache
3 4 (5.13%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.85%) Confluence
4 3 (3.85%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.56%) nginx
6 1 (1.28%) iPlanet
6 1 (1.28%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.82%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.26%) TCP/IP
2 5 (6.41%) SAN
2 5 (6.41%) VoIP
3 3 (3.85%) Firewall
3 3 (3.85%) SSH
4 2 (2.56%) LAN
4 2 (2.56%) WAN
4 2 (2.56%) Wireshark
5 1 (1.28%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (1.28%) DHCP
5 1 (1.28%) DMZ
5 1 (1.28%) DNS
5 1 (1.28%) IMAP
5 1 (1.28%) NAS
5 1 (1.28%) Network Security
5 1 (1.28%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (1.28%) SMTP
5 1 (1.28%) SSL
5 1 (1.28%) VLAN
5 1 (1.28%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (7.69%) RDBMS
2 6 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.41%) Big Data
3 5 (6.41%) MySQL
4 4 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.28%) DB2
5 1 (1.28%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.85%) JIRA
2 2 (2.56%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.56%) Subversion
3 1 (1.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.28%) Bitbucket
General
1 8 (10.26%) Telecoms
2 7 (8.97%) Finance
3 6 (7.69%) Back Office
4 4 (5.13%) Electronics
4 4 (5.13%) Manufacturing
4 4 (5.13%) Marketing
5 1 (1.28%) Advertising
5 1 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.67%) Middleware
1 13 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
2 6 (7.69%) .NET
2 6 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 4 (5.13%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (3.85%) Java EE
4 3 (3.85%) JSP
4 3 (3.85%) Spring
4 3 (3.85%) Web Services
5 2 (2.56%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (7.69%) Virtual Team
2 5 (6.41%) Life Science
3 4 (5.13%) Private Cloud
3 4 (5.13%) Public Cloud
4 3 (3.85%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.28%) Clustering
6 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.28%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.28%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.28%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 78 (100.00%) Linux
2 32 (41.03%) Unix
3 13 (16.67%) Windows
4 12 (15.38%) CentOS
5 8 (10.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (8.97%) Ubuntu
7 5 (6.41%) AIX
7 5 (6.41%) Debian
7 5 (6.41%) Solaris
8 4 (5.13%) HPUX
8 4 (5.13%) SUSE
9 3 (3.85%) zOS
10 2 (2.56%) Mac OS
10 2 (2.56%) Windows 7
10 2 (2.56%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.28%) openSUSE
11 1 (1.28%) Windows Server
11 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.64%) ITIL
2 19 (24.36%) Problem Management
2 19 (24.36%) Root Cause Analysis
3 16 (20.51%) Service Management
4 14 (17.95%) Incident Management
5 13 (16.67%) DevOps
5 13 (16.67%) Logistics
6 11 (14.10%) Open Source
7 9 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (10.26%) CRM
9 7 (8.97%) Patch Management
9 7 (8.97%) Software Distribution
10 5 (6.41%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (5.13%) Digital Marketing
11 4 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 4 (5.13%) Programme Management
11 4 (5.13%) Service Delivery
11 4 (5.13%) Storage Management
11 4 (5.13%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 26 (33.33%) SQL
2 12 (15.38%) Python
3 11 (14.10%) Bash Shell
4 10 (12.82%) Perl
5 9 (11.54%) Java
6 8 (10.26%) C++
6 8 (10.26%) Shell Script
7 6 (7.69%) C#
8 5 (6.41%) Ruby
9 3 (3.85%) Assembly Language
9 3 (3.85%) C
9 3 (3.85%) COBOL
9 3 (3.85%) JavaScript
9 3 (3.85%) JCL
9 3 (3.85%) PHP
9 3 (3.85%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 4 (5.13%) Degree
2 3 (3.85%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.28%) CCNA
3 1 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (24.36%) SLA
2 2 (2.56%) QA
3 1 (1.28%) GAMP
3 1 (1.28%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
2 10 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.56%) KVM
3 2 (2.56%) vSphere
3 2 (2.56%) Xen
3 2 (2.56%) XenServer
4 1 (1.28%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.28%) NDS
4 1 (1.28%) NetIQ eDirectory
4 1 (1.28%) vCloud
4 1 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 21 (26.92%) Puppet
2 13 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 6 (7.69%) Ansible
4 4 (5.13%) Grafana
4 4 (5.13%) Icinga
4 4 (5.13%) Nagios
4 4 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 24 (30.77%) Oracle
2 18 (23.08%) Red Hat
3 14 (17.95%) IBM
4 11 (14.10%) VMware
5 5 (6.41%) Cisco
5 5 (6.41%) Sun
6 4 (5.13%) Dell
6 4 (5.13%) Microsoft
6 4 (5.13%) PagerDuty
6 4 (5.13%) SAP
7 3 (3.85%) Remedy
8 1 (1.28%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.28%) Ivanti
8 1 (1.28%) Novell
8 1 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.28%) Twitter