The median annual salary for a Senior Linux Support was £43,000 in advertised job vacancies 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
Senior Linux Support
UK
Rank 822 934 947
Rank change year-on-year +112 +13  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Support 27 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.032% 0.012% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.012% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 26 8 9
Median salary £43,000 £61,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.79% +28.94%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £62,500 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £57,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -30.43% +21.05%  

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 80634 98831 101724
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.27% 96.35% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 66904 82761 83046
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%  

Senior Linux Support
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Linux Support in the UK

Senior Linux Support
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Senior Linux Support in the UK

Senior Linux Support
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Linux Support over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Linux Support in the UK

Senior Linux Support
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Linux Support within the UK 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
England +104 23 £42,750 -30.20% 1
London +84 12 £43,000 -31.20%
North West - 6 £40,000 -
Rochdale - 6 £40,000 -
Manchester - 6 £40,000 -
South East +68 5 £35,000 -44.00% 1
Northern Ireland - 4 £45,000 -
County Antrim - 4 £45,000 -
Farnborough - 4 £35,000 -
Hampshire - 4 £35,000 -
Belfast - 4 £45,000 -
Berkshire +28 1 £42,500 -32.00% 1
City of London - 1 £57,500 -
Slough - 1 £42,500 - 1

Senior Linux Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, Senior 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 Senior Linux Support in the job title.

1 50 (100.00%) Linux
2 35 (70.00%) VMware
3 27 (54.00%) Windows
4 24 (48.00%) Active Directory
5 21 (42.00%) Internet
6 18 (36.00%) Perl
7 17 (34.00%) Firewall
8 16 (32.00%) Hyper-V
8 16 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 16 (32.00%) PowerShell
8 16 (32.00%) Capacity Management
8 16 (32.00%) Mentoring
9 15 (30.00%) Performance Analysis
9 15 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
9 15 (30.00%) Load Testing
9 15 (30.00%) Customer Requirements
9 15 (30.00%) Python
10 14 (28.00%) Web Services
11 13 (26.00%) WAN
12 11 (22.00%) AWS CloudFormation
12 11 (22.00%) Amazon EC2
12 11 (22.00%) Amazon S3
13 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
14 9 (18.00%) TCP/IP
14 9 (18.00%) Unix
14 9 (18.00%) Degree
15 8 (16.00%) vCloud
15 8 (16.00%) IIS
15 8 (16.00%) SSL

Senior Linux Support Skill Set
Top Related 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 8 (16.00%) IIS
2 2 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (4.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.00%) Apache
3 1 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (22.00%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (22.00%) Amazon S3
2 11 (22.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (42.00%) Internet
2 17 (34.00%) Firewall
3 13 (26.00%) WAN
4 9 (18.00%) TCP/IP
5 8 (16.00%) SSL
6 4 (8.00%) LAN
6 4 (8.00%) VPN
7 3 (6.00%) DNS
8 2 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (4.00%) IPsec
8 2 (4.00%) VLAN
9 1 (2.00%) Cisco PIX
9 1 (2.00%) DHCP
9 1 (2.00%) MPLS
9 1 (2.00%) OSPF
9 1 (2.00%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (2.00%) SAN
9 1 (2.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) MySQL
1 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (14.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.00%) Back Office
3 1 (2.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Electronics
3 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (28.00%) Web Services
2 1 (2.00%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (2.00%) JSON
2 1 (2.00%) Middleware
2 1 (2.00%) Rendezvous
2 1 (2.00%) RESTful
2 1 (2.00%) SOAP
2 1 (2.00%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (2.00%) XML
2 1 (2.00%) XML Schema
2 1 (2.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) Hedge funds
2 2 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 50 (100.00%) Linux
2 27 (54.00%) Windows
3 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (18.00%) Unix
5 6 (12.00%) Windows Server
6 5 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (10.00%) Solaris
7 2 (4.00%) CentOS
7 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.00%) Capacity Management
1 16 (32.00%) Mentoring
2 15 (30.00%) Customer Requirements
2 15 (30.00%) Load Testing
2 15 (30.00%) Performance Analysis
3 8 (16.00%) Migration
4 6 (12.00%) Data Management
5 5 (10.00%) High Availability
6 4 (8.00%) ITIL
6 4 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (8.00%) Time Management
7 2 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.00%) Algorithmic Trading
7 2 (4.00%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.00%) Performance Management
7 2 (4.00%) Physics
7 2 (4.00%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.00%) Project Management
7 2 (4.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 18 (36.00%) Perl
2 16 (32.00%) PowerShell
3 15 (30.00%) Python
4 5 (10.00%) Shell Script
4 5 (10.00%) SQL
5 3 (6.00%) Java
6 2 (4.00%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (18.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.00%) CCNA
2 2 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.00%) MCSA
3 1 (2.00%) MCSE
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (48.00%) Active Directory
2 16 (32.00%) Hyper-V
2 16 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (16.00%) vCloud
4 5 (10.00%) VMware ESX
5 4 (8.00%) vSphere
6 1 (2.00%) KVM
6 1 (2.00%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.00%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (2.00%) XenApp
6 1 (2.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.00%) Puppet
2 1 (2.00%) Kibana
2 1 (2.00%) TIBCO Hawk
2 1 (2.00%) WSUS
2 1 (2.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 35 (70.00%) VMware
2 7 (14.00%) Red Hat
3 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.00%) LANDesk
5 2 (4.00%) Bloomberg
5 2 (4.00%) Cisco
5 2 (4.00%) CQG
5 2 (4.00%) Oracle
5 2 (4.00%) Reuters
5 2 (4.00%) SAP
5 2 (4.00%) Zerto
6 1 (2.00%) BEA
6 1 (2.00%) Citrix
6 1 (2.00%) F5
6 1 (2.00%) IBM
6 1 (2.00%) Intel Security
6 1 (2.00%) Sybase
6 1 (2.00%) TIBCO
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