The median annual salary for a Linux Support was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 27 March 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 West
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 227 247 225
Rank change year-on-year +20 -22  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 4 8 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.079% 0.14% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% 0.14% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 24
Median salary £40,000 £20,500 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +95.12% -19.60%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £20,200 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £20,500 £37,100
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,550
% change year-on-year - -6.79%  

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 West. 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 West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4866 5681 5920
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 96.61% 96.76% 97.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4057 4702 4959
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £60,000
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 West

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Support in the South West

Linux Support
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Linux Support in the South West

Linux Support
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Support in the South West over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Support in the South West

Linux Support
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 27 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
Bristol +3 3 £41,250 +106.25%
Gloucestershire - 1 £27,500 -
Linux Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 West region featuring Linux Support in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) Unix
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco
3 4 (44.44%) Firewall
4 3 (33.33%) CentOS
4 3 (33.33%) SLA
4 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) AIX
5 2 (22.22%) C++
5 2 (22.22%) Perl
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) Python
5 2 (22.22%) LDAP
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (22.22%) SAN
5 2 (22.22%) CCNA
5 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
5 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) Marketing
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) VMware
5 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
5 2 (22.22%) NAS
5 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
6 1 (11.11%) Confluence
6 1 (11.11%) Puppet

Linux Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 1 (11.11%) Apache
1 1 (11.11%) Confluence
1 1 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (22.22%) LDAP
2 2 (22.22%) NAS
2 2 (22.22%) SAN
3 1 (11.11%) DHCP
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) FTP
3 1 (11.11%) Internet
3 1 (11.11%) NetScaler
3 1 (11.11%) SSH
3 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Couchbase
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Electronics
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 1 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Grid Computing
1 1 (11.11%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (11.11%) Robotics
1 1 (11.11%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) Unix
3 3 (33.33%) AIX
3 3 (33.33%) CentOS
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
5 1 (11.11%) Fedora
5 1 (11.11%) Mac OS
5 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
1 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (11.11%) Data Mapping
2 1 (11.11%) DevOps
2 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) E-business
2 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Multichannel Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
1 2 (22.22%) C++
1 2 (22.22%) Perl
1 2 (22.22%) Python
1 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) CCNA
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) CCNP
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Docker
1 1 (11.11%) NFS
1 1 (11.11%) oVirt
1 1 (11.11%) Samba
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (11.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Ansible
1 1 (11.11%) Cacti
1 1 (11.11%) Nagios
1 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
1 1 (11.11%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) Apple
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) Palo Alto
4 1 (11.11%) Remedy
4 1 (11.11%) SAP
4 1 (11.11%) Zend
Exeter, Devon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 4 days ago