Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Linux Support was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 462 441 493
Rank change year-on-year -21 +52 -56
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 87 149 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.28% 0.43% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.44% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 83 135 154
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +19.40% +3.08%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £21,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £61,250 £53,750
England median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year -11.11% +11.11% +5.37%

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 29564 33620 41518
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.61% 96.97% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 24692 28198 34628
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 +2 64 £45,000 - 3
Berkshire +14 55 £45,000 -7.22% 3
Surrey -15 9 £37,500 -
Buckinghamshire +16 7 £32,500 -
Hampshire +13 7 £37,500 +7.14%
West Sussex +3 6 £37,500 +25.00%
Oxfordshire +1 2 £40,000 +79.99%
East Sussex -10 2 £32,500 -13.33%
Kent - 1 £32,500 - 2
Linux Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 87 (100.00%) Linux
2 55 (63.22%) Windows
3 42 (48.28%) VMware
4 36 (41.38%) SQL
5 35 (40.23%) Active Directory
6 34 (39.08%) TCP/IP
7 23 (26.44%) DevOps
8 22 (25.29%) VPN
8 22 (25.29%) SQL Server
9 19 (21.84%) OpenStack
9 19 (21.84%) Amazon AWS
10 18 (20.69%) Data Centre
10 18 (20.69%) MS Exchange
10 18 (20.69%) Firewall
10 18 (20.69%) Windows Server
11 17 (19.54%) Cisco
12 16 (18.39%) vSphere
12 16 (18.39%) VMware Infrastructure
13 15 (17.24%) Degree
13 15 (17.24%) Microsoft
13 15 (17.24%) MySQL
14 13 (14.94%) Identity Management
14 13 (14.94%) IPsec
14 13 (14.94%) Tomcat
14 13 (14.94%) Unix
14 13 (14.94%) HTTP
14 13 (14.94%) SSL
14 13 (14.94%) Internet
14 13 (14.94%) Cloud Foundry
14 13 (14.94%) Docker

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 19 (21.84%) OpenStack
2 18 (20.69%) MS Exchange
3 13 (14.94%) Cloud Foundry
3 13 (14.94%) Tomcat
4 11 (12.64%) Apache
5 3 (3.45%) IIS
6 2 (2.30%) Confluence
6 2 (2.30%) JBoss
6 2 (2.30%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.30%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.15%) Liferay
7 1 (1.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 19 (21.84%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (12.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (11.49%) Office 365
4 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (39.08%) TCP/IP
2 22 (25.29%) VPN
3 18 (20.69%) Firewall
4 13 (14.94%) HTTP
4 13 (14.94%) Internet
4 13 (14.94%) IPsec
4 13 (14.94%) SSL
5 11 (12.64%) Remote Desktop
6 10 (11.49%) DNS
6 10 (11.49%) LAN
6 10 (11.49%) WAN
7 9 (10.34%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (10.34%) Cisco PIX
7 9 (10.34%) DHCP
7 9 (10.34%) MPLS
7 9 (10.34%) VLAN
8 5 (5.75%) NAS
8 5 (5.75%) SAN
9 4 (4.60%) LDAP
10 3 (3.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (25.29%) SQL Server
2 15 (17.24%) MySQL
3 9 (10.34%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (5.75%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.30%) MariaDB
6 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (2.30%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.30%) JIRA
2 1 (1.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 11 (12.64%) Finance
1 11 (12.64%) Telecoms
2 9 (10.34%) Back Office
2 9 (10.34%) Games
3 8 (9.20%) Electronics
3 8 (9.20%) Manufacturing
3 8 (9.20%) Marketing
4 1 (1.15%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.90%) Web Services
1 6 (6.90%) XML
2 4 (4.60%) HTML
3 2 (2.30%) CSS
3 2 (2.30%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (1.15%) .NET
4 1 (1.15%) CSS3
4 1 (1.15%) HTML5
4 1 (1.15%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.69%) Data Centre
2 13 (14.94%) Private Cloud
3 8 (9.20%) Cyberthreat
4 4 (4.60%) Client/Server
4 4 (4.60%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.15%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.15%) DataPower
6 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.15%) iPad
6 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.15%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 87 (100.00%) Linux
2 55 (63.22%) Windows
3 18 (20.69%) Windows Server
4 13 (14.94%) Unix
5 9 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.30%) openSUSE
8 1 (1.15%) CentOS
8 1 (1.15%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.15%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (1.15%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (26.44%) DevOps
2 13 (14.94%) API Integration
2 13 (14.94%) Identity Management
3 10 (11.49%) Mentoring
4 9 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (10.34%) ITIL
5 8 (9.20%) Digital Marketing
5 8 (9.20%) Proactive Monitoring
5 8 (9.20%) Programme Management
5 8 (9.20%) SIEM
6 6 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (4.60%) OOP
8 2 (2.30%) Open Source
8 2 (2.30%) Presales
8 2 (2.30%) SFIA
9 1 (1.15%) Analytics
9 1 (1.15%) Patch Management
9 1 (1.15%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (1.15%) SDLC
9 1 (1.15%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 36 (41.38%) SQL
2 9 (10.34%) Java
2 9 (10.34%) Python
3 6 (6.90%) Bash Shell
4 5 (5.75%) C#
4 5 (5.75%) Perl
5 3 (3.45%) PHP
5 3 (3.45%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.15%) C
6 1 (1.15%) C++
6 1 (1.15%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (17.24%) Degree
2 12 (13.79%) CCNA
2 12 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (4.60%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (4.60%) RHCE
3 4 (4.60%) RHCSA
4 3 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.15%) CISSP
5 1 (1.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.60%) QA
System Software
1 35 (40.23%) Active Directory
2 16 (18.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (18.39%) vSphere
3 13 (14.94%) Docker
4 9 (10.34%) Hyper-V
4 9 (10.34%) KVM
4 9 (10.34%) Terminal Services
4 9 (10.34%) VMware Workstation
4 9 (10.34%) XenApp
4 9 (10.34%) XenServer
5 3 (3.45%) NFS
6 1 (1.15%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.15%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 13 (14.94%) Kubernetes
2 9 (10.34%) WSUS
2 9 (10.34%) ZABBIX
3 1 (1.15%) Ansible
3 1 (1.15%) cPanel
3 1 (1.15%) Nagios
3 1 (1.15%) Puppet
Vendors
1 42 (48.28%) VMware
2 17 (19.54%) Cisco
3 15 (17.24%) Microsoft
4 10 (11.49%) IBM
5 9 (10.34%) Citrix
5 9 (10.34%) F5
5 9 (10.34%) McAfee
5 9 (10.34%) Oracle
6 8 (9.20%) LogRhythm
6 8 (9.20%) SAP
7 6 (6.90%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.30%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.15%) Google
9 1 (1.15%) Juniper
9 1 (1.15%) LANDesk