Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Linux Support was £48,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Linux Support
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1153 1188 1299
Rank change year-on-year +35 +111 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Support 29 37 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.019% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.020% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 25 34 9
UK median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £41,750 £40,000 £44,650
90th Percentile £85,000 £65,000 £59,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £53,000
% change year-on-year - -15.09% +63.08%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 173015 183533 208123
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.49% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138825 153627 172837
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

Senior Linux Support
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Linux Support in the UK

Senior Linux Support
Top 6 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 6 months to 22 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
England +10 28 £49,000 +8.89%
UK excluding London +28 17 £45,000 -
South East +45 15 £45,000 -30.77%
London +3 12 £80,000 +36.17%
East of England +10 1 £50,000 +11.11%
Wales - 1 £41,000 -

Senior Linux Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 29 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (68.97%) SQL
3 19 (65.52%) VPN
4 14 (48.28%) Windows
5 12 (41.38%) Shell Script
5 12 (41.38%) VMware
5 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (37.93%) Problem Management
6 11 (37.93%) Algorithmic Trading
6 11 (37.93%) Test Automation
6 11 (37.93%) IPsec
6 11 (37.93%) Reuters
6 11 (37.93%) Bloomberg
6 11 (37.93%) CQG
6 11 (37.93%) Python
6 11 (37.93%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 11 (37.93%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 11 (37.93%) Automated Trading
7 10 (34.48%) C++
8 9 (31.03%) Mentoring
8 9 (31.03%) VLAN
8 9 (31.03%) Finance
8 9 (31.03%) TCP/IP
8 9 (31.03%) MySQL
8 9 (31.03%) Apache
8 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
9 8 (27.59%) Cisco
9 8 (27.59%) CCNA
9 8 (27.59%) Active Directory
9 8 (27.59%) Citrix

Senior 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 9 (31.03%) Apache
2 8 (27.59%) MS Exchange
2 8 (27.59%) Tomcat
3 4 (13.79%) OpenStack
4 1 (3.45%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (65.52%) VPN
2 11 (37.93%) IPsec
3 9 (31.03%) TCP/IP
3 9 (31.03%) VLAN
4 8 (27.59%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (27.59%) Cisco PIX
4 8 (27.59%) DHCP
4 8 (27.59%) DNS
4 8 (27.59%) Firewall
4 8 (27.59%) LAN
4 8 (27.59%) MPLS
4 8 (27.59%) Remote Desktop
4 8 (27.59%) WAN
5 4 (13.79%) NAS
5 4 (13.79%) SAN
6 1 (3.45%) 4G
6 1 (3.45%) 5G
6 1 (3.45%) Internet
6 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (3.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) MySQL
2 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
2 8 (27.59%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (27.59%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (27.59%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 9 (31.03%) Finance
2 8 (27.59%) Back Office
3 7 (24.14%) Electronics
3 7 (24.14%) Manufacturing
3 7 (24.14%) Marketing
3 7 (24.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.45%) CCTV
2 1 (3.45%) Clustering
2 1 (3.45%) DataPower
2 1 (3.45%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (48.28%) Windows
3 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.90%) Unix
5 1 (3.45%) AIX
5 1 (3.45%) Solaris
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (37.93%) Algorithmic Trading
2 11 (37.93%) Automated Trading
2 11 (37.93%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 11 (37.93%) Problem Management
2 11 (37.93%) Test Automation
2 11 (37.93%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 9 (31.03%) Mentoring
4 8 (27.59%) DevOps
5 7 (24.14%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (24.14%) Digital Marketing
5 7 (24.14%) Programme Management
6 2 (6.90%) ITIL
6 2 (6.90%) OOP
7 1 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.45%) Open Source
7 1 (3.45%) Scrum
7 1 (3.45%) SDLC
7 1 (3.45%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 20 (68.97%) SQL
2 12 (41.38%) Shell Script
3 11 (37.93%) Python
4 10 (34.48%) C++
5 2 (6.90%) C#
5 2 (6.90%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) CCNA
1 8 (27.59%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (27.59%) Active Directory
1 8 (27.59%) Hyper-V
1 8 (27.59%) KVM
1 8 (27.59%) Terminal Services
1 8 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (27.59%) VMware Workstation
1 8 (27.59%) XenApp
1 8 (27.59%) XenServer
2 4 (13.79%) vSphere
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (27.59%) WSUS
1 8 (27.59%) ZABBIX
2 1 (3.45%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) VMware
2 11 (37.93%) Bloomberg
2 11 (37.93%) CQG
2 11 (37.93%) Reuters
3 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
4 8 (27.59%) Cisco
4 8 (27.59%) Citrix
4 8 (27.59%) F5
4 8 (27.59%) McAfee
5 7 (24.14%) SAP
6 2 (6.90%) IBM
7 1 (3.45%) Atlassian
7 1 (3.45%) Oracle
7 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.45%) Veritas