The median annual salary for a Linux Support was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 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
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 628 650 628
Rank change year-on-year +22 -22  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support 230 312 371
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.30% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.31% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 199 265 318
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,250 £37,550
% change year-on-year -3.44% -3.46%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 82030 100201 104416
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.27% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68128 83906 85283
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Linux Support
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Support in the UK

Linux Support
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Linux Support in the UK

Linux Support
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Support over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Support in the UK

Linux Support
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Support within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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
England +13 212 £40,000 -5.88% 22
London +16 98 £50,000 -2.43% 12
South East -2 41 £35,000 -17.64% 5
North West +5 27 £36,500 +4.28% 1
Berkshire +24 25 £32,500 -23.52% 2
Manchester -5 22 £37,500 +7.14% 1
East of England +17 13 £45,000 +28.57% 1
West Midlands +48 11 £30,000 -33.33%
City of London +32 9 £38,500 -35.83% 2
Hertfordshire +23 9 £50,000 +75.43% 1
Reading +20 9 £45,000 -16.27% 1
East Midlands +4 9 £32,000 -14.66% 2
Yorkshire +34 8 £24,250 -25.38%
Hampshire +14 7 £35,000 +4.47% 1
Stockport +7 7 £35,000 - 1
Watford +1 7 - - 1
Rochdale - 6 £40,000 -
North Yorkshire - 6 £21,000 -
Surrey +45 5 £32,500 -40.90% 2
Northamptonshire +17 5 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Northampton +17 5 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Cheshire - 5 £28,500 -
Farnborough - 5 £35,000 -
Worcestershire - 5 £32,500 -
South West +25 4 £40,000 +95.12% 1
Birmingham +16 4 £30,000 -33.33%
County Antrim - 4 £45,000 -
Northern Ireland - 4 £45,000 -
Belfast - 4 £45,000 -
Derbyshire - 4 £26,500 -

Linux Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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 featuring Linux Support in the job title.

1 442 (100.00%) Linux
2 206 (46.61%) Windows
3 148 (33.48%) SQL
4 133 (30.09%) Unix
5 110 (24.89%) Python
6 109 (24.66%) VMware
7 108 (24.43%) Finance
8 101 (22.85%) ITIL
9 98 (22.17%) Perl
10 95 (21.49%) Red Hat
11 89 (20.14%) Bash Shell
12 83 (18.78%) Oracle
13 80 (18.10%) MySQL
14 77 (17.42%) Firewall
15 76 (17.19%) Active Directory
16 73 (16.52%) VMware Infrastructure
17 70 (15.84%) TCP/IP
18 64 (14.48%) DNS
18 64 (14.48%) Java
19 63 (14.25%) Degree
20 60 (13.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 58 (13.12%) Puppet
22 57 (12.90%) LAN
23 55 (12.44%) Shell Script
24 53 (11.99%) SQL Server
25 51 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
26 48 (10.86%) Cisco
27 46 (10.41%) Microsoft
28 42 (9.50%) Windows Server
29 41 (9.28%) Apache

Linux Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 41 (9.28%) Apache
2 34 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 31 (7.01%) WebSphere
4 30 (6.79%) JBoss
5 21 (4.75%) WebLogic
6 19 (4.30%) IIS
7 16 (3.62%) Confluence
7 16 (3.62%) MS Exchange
8 15 (3.39%) Elasticsearch
9 10 (2.26%) nginx
9 10 (2.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 8 (1.81%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
12 4 (0.90%) MQSeries
13 3 (0.68%) GlassFish
14 2 (0.45%) Alfresco
14 2 (0.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (3.85%) MS Office
2 8 (1.81%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.23%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (2.49%) Magento
2 8 (1.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.90%) Salerio
4 3 (0.68%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 51 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (4.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (3.85%) SaaS
4 16 (3.62%) Office 365
5 11 (2.49%) Amazon S3
6 10 (2.26%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (2.26%) AWS CloudFormation
7 6 (1.36%) PaaS
8 4 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.68%) GitHub
9 3 (0.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.45%) G Suite
11 1 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.23%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 77 (17.42%) Firewall
2 70 (15.84%) TCP/IP
3 64 (14.48%) DNS
4 57 (12.90%) LAN
5 40 (9.05%) WAN
6 29 (6.56%) Internet
7 28 (6.33%) SAN
8 23 (5.20%) DHCP
9 19 (4.30%) HTTP
10 18 (4.07%) SSL
10 18 (4.07%) VPN
11 17 (3.85%) LDAP
11 17 (3.85%) Multicast
12 15 (3.39%) NAS
12 15 (3.39%) VLAN
13 13 (2.94%) FTP
14 12 (2.71%) IPsec
15 9 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
15 9 (2.04%) SSH
15 9 (2.04%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (18.10%) MySQL
2 53 (11.99%) SQL Server
3 14 (3.17%) Relational Database
4 11 (2.49%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (2.26%) RDBMS
6 8 (1.81%) Oracle Database
7 6 (1.36%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (1.36%) InfluxDB
8 5 (1.13%) DB2
8 5 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (0.90%) MariaDB
9 4 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.68%) Big Data
10 3 (0.68%) Informix
10 3 (0.68%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.68%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 30 (6.79%) Jenkins
2 25 (5.66%) JIRA
3 16 (3.62%) Git (software)
4 12 (2.71%) Subversion
5 6 (1.36%) JMeter
6 2 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.45%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.45%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.23%) Ant
7 1 (0.23%) Apache Ivy
7 1 (0.23%) GitLab
7 1 (0.23%) GoCD
7 1 (0.23%) Gradle
7 1 (0.23%) Maven
General
1 108 (24.43%) Finance
2 34 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 32 (7.24%) Banking
4 22 (4.98%) Financial Institution
5 17 (3.85%) Front Office
5 17 (3.85%) Manufacturing
6 16 (3.62%) Games
7 13 (2.94%) French Language
8 12 (2.71%) Retail
9 11 (2.49%) Marketing
10 9 (2.04%) Electronics
11 6 (1.36%) Back Office
12 3 (0.68%) German Language
12 3 (0.68%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.68%) Publishing
13 2 (0.45%) Legal
13 2 (0.45%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.23%) Advertising
14 1 (0.23%) Avionics
14 1 (0.23%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (6.56%) Web Services
2 26 (5.88%) LAMP
3 25 (5.66%) Middleware
4 17 (3.85%) FIX Protocol
5 11 (2.49%) HTML
5 11 (2.49%) JDBC
5 11 (2.49%) LEMP Stack
6 7 (1.58%) .NET
7 6 (1.36%) XML
8 5 (1.13%) HTML5
8 5 (1.13%) LAPP Stack
9 4 (0.90%) Elastic Stack
9 4 (0.90%) RESTful
9 4 (0.90%) WebSphere MQ
10 3 (0.68%) CSS
10 3 (0.68%) IBM Integration Bus
10 3 (0.68%) Rendezvous
10 3 (0.68%) SOAP
10 3 (0.68%) XML Schema
10 3 (0.68%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 36 (8.14%) Data Centre
2 26 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 19 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (2.94%) Equities
4 13 (2.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 12 (2.71%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (2.49%) Linux Command Line
7 10 (2.26%) Hedge funds
8 9 (2.04%) Replication
9 7 (1.58%) Cyberthreat
9 7 (1.58%) Fixed Income
10 6 (1.36%) iPad
11 5 (1.13%) Clustering
11 5 (1.13%) Mobile App
11 5 (1.13%) PKI
11 5 (1.13%) Wiki
12 4 (0.90%) Fintech
12 4 (0.90%) Public Cloud
13 2 (0.45%) EMC VNX
13 2 (0.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 442 (100.00%) Linux
2 206 (46.61%) Windows
3 133 (30.09%) Unix
4 60 (13.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 42 (9.50%) Windows Server
6 36 (8.14%) Solaris
7 35 (7.92%) Ubuntu
8 30 (6.79%) AIX
9 29 (6.56%) CentOS
10 25 (5.66%) Windows Server 2008
11 22 (4.98%) Debian
12 17 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
12 17 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
13 15 (3.39%) HPUX
14 12 (2.71%) SUSE
15 8 (1.81%) IRIX
15 8 (1.81%) Mac OS X
16 7 (1.58%) Apple iOS
17 5 (1.13%) Android
17 5 (1.13%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (22.85%) ITIL
2 35 (7.92%) DevOps
3 25 (5.66%) Problem Management
4 24 (5.43%) Mentoring
5 23 (5.20%) High Availability
6 22 (4.98%) Change Management
7 18 (4.07%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (4.07%) Capacity Management
7 18 (4.07%) Release Management
8 17 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (3.85%) Configuration Management
9 16 (3.62%) Disaster Recovery
10 15 (3.39%) Incident Management
10 15 (3.39%) Load Testing
11 14 (3.17%) Customer Requirements
11 14 (3.17%) Data Management
11 14 (3.17%) Performance Analysis
11 14 (3.17%) Time Management
12 12 (2.71%) Migration
13 11 (2.49%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 148 (33.48%) SQL
2 110 (24.89%) Python
3 98 (22.17%) Perl
4 89 (20.14%) Bash Shell
5 64 (14.48%) Java
6 55 (12.44%) Shell Script
7 33 (7.47%) PHP
7 33 (7.47%) PowerShell
8 15 (3.39%) Ruby
9 14 (3.17%) C
10 9 (2.04%) C#
10 9 (2.04%) C++
11 7 (1.58%) JavaScript
12 5 (1.13%) Objective-C
12 5 (1.13%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.68%) Jython
14 2 (0.45%) R
15 1 (0.23%) AWK
15 1 (0.23%) sed
15 1 (0.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 63 (14.25%) Degree
2 20 (4.52%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (3.39%) CCNA
4 9 (2.04%) CCNP
5 8 (1.81%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (1.81%) MCP
6 5 (1.13%) CCSE
6 5 (1.13%) MCSE
6 5 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (1.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (0.90%) CISSP
8 3 (0.68%) JNCIA
8 3 (0.68%) JNCIS
8 3 (0.68%) Linux+ Certification
8 3 (0.68%) LPIC
8 3 (0.68%) RHCA
8 3 (0.68%) RHCE
8 3 (0.68%) RHCSA
9 2 (0.45%) CEH
9 2 (0.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.85%) SLA
2 3 (0.68%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.45%) QA
System Software
1 76 (17.19%) Active Directory
2 73 (16.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (4.98%) Hyper-V
4 14 (3.17%) vSphere
5 13 (2.94%) Docker
6 11 (2.49%) Oracle RAC
7 10 (2.26%) NFS
7 10 (2.26%) vCloud
7 10 (2.26%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (2.04%) VMware ESX
9 8 (1.81%) KVM
10 7 (1.58%) XenApp
11 6 (1.36%) Xen
11 6 (1.36%) XenServer
12 5 (1.13%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.45%) iptables
13 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (0.45%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 58 (13.12%) Puppet
2 39 (8.82%) Ansible
2 39 (8.82%) Opscode Chef
3 34 (7.69%) Nagios
4 14 (3.17%) OpenView
5 11 (2.49%) Kibana
6 10 (2.26%) Control-M
6 10 (2.26%) Graphite
7 9 (2.04%) Grafana
7 9 (2.04%) Kubernetes
8 6 (1.36%) OpenAM
9 5 (1.13%) logstash
10 4 (0.90%) ITRS Geneos
10 4 (0.90%) WSUS
11 3 (0.68%) Cobbler
11 3 (0.68%) EMC NetWorker
11 3 (0.68%) FortiGate
11 3 (0.68%) NetBackup
11 3 (0.68%) Salt
11 3 (0.68%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 109 (24.66%) VMware
2 95 (21.49%) Red Hat
3 83 (18.78%) Oracle
4 48 (10.86%) Cisco
5 46 (10.41%) Microsoft
6 32 (7.24%) HP
7 21 (4.75%) Sybase
8 18 (4.07%) Citrix
9 15 (3.39%) Sun
10 13 (2.94%) IBM
10 13 (2.94%) SAP
11 10 (2.26%) CheckPoint
11 10 (2.26%) EMC
12 9 (2.04%) Juniper
12 9 (2.04%) NetApp
13 8 (1.81%) Splunk
14 7 (1.58%) LANDesk
14 7 (1.58%) LogRhythm
15 6 (1.36%) Apple
15 6 (1.36%) CommVault
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Private Health, Pension, Tr
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
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Central London / West End
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + flexi time
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bonus & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + bens
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Northampton, Northamptonshire
Martin & Conley
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London
IQ Telecom
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £62000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
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North London
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £62000 Per Annum 50-62K + Excellent Benefits Package
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London
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Amazing Package
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Central London / West End
Stratospherec
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Kettering
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
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Guildford
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Slough
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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