The first table below looks at the demand for the Linux Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 179 191 207
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 37 26 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.66% 0.47% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.50% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 34 25 15
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,550 £23,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £64,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.11% +4.70%
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5207 5151 5587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.57% 93.18% 94.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3684 4085 4710
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Linux Engineer
South East

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux Engineer in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Engineer across the Berkshire region.

Linux Engineer Salary Trend in Berkshire

Linux Engineer
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Engineer across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Linux Engineer Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Linux Engineer
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +3 20 £43,250 +1.76% 4
Slough +12 4 £32,500 -27.77% 1
Windsor - 3 £55,000 -
Wokingham +2 1 £31,000 -38.00%
Maidenhead -13 1 £47,500 -32.14%
Linux Engineer
South East

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Linux Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Linux Engineer in their job title.

1 86 (100.00%) Linux
2 60 (69.77%) Red Hat
3 34 (39.53%) CentOS
3 34 (39.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 33 (38.37%) VMware
5 29 (33.72%) Perl
6 28 (32.56%) DNS
7 25 (29.07%) MySQL
7 25 (29.07%) UNIX
8 24 (27.91%) Python
8 24 (27.91%) Bash Shell
9 23 (26.74%) VMware Infrastructure
10 22 (25.58%) RHCE
11 21 (24.42%) TCP/IP
12 20 (23.26%) MS Excel
12 20 (23.26%) Windows
13 19 (22.09%) Ubuntu
14 17 (19.77%) SQL Server
15 16 (18.60%) Cisco Certification
16 15 (17.44%) Microsoft
17 14 (16.28%) Apache
18 13 (15.12%) Cisco
19 12 (13.95%) HTTP
19 12 (13.95%) SMTP
19 12 (13.95%) Ruby
19 12 (13.95%) Load Balancing
19 12 (13.95%) Problem Management
20 11 (12.79%) SLA
21 10 (11.63%) Solaris
21 10 (11.63%) SQL

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Linux Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Linux Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (16.28%) Apache
2 8 (9.30%) IIS
2 8 (9.30%) Drupal
3 7 (8.14%) WordPress
3 7 (8.14%) Alfresco
4 6 (6.98%) CMS
5 5 (5.81%) nginx
6 3 (3.49%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.16%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (23.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.47%) SaaS
2 3 (3.49%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.16%) PaaS
3 1 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 28 (32.56%) DNS
2 21 (24.42%) TCP/IP
3 12 (13.95%) HTTP
3 12 (13.95%) SMTP
4 9 (10.47%) OSPF
4 9 (10.47%) BGP
5 6 (6.98%) VPN
5 6 (6.98%) SAN
6 5 (5.81%) VoLTE
6 5 (5.81%) NAS
6 5 (5.81%) 4G
6 5 (5.81%) LTE
6 5 (5.81%) Internet
6 5 (5.81%) FTP
6 5 (5.81%) SSL
6 5 (5.81%) Firewall
7 4 (4.65%) DHCP
7 4 (4.65%) tcpdump
8 3 (3.49%) SSH
9 2 (2.33%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (29.07%) MySQL
2 17 (19.77%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.65%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.33%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.16%) Big Data
6 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (4.65%) Metasploit
2 3 (3.49%) GNU Toolchain
3 1 (1.16%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (10.47%) Finance
2 7 (8.14%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.81%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.16%) Marketing
4 1 (1.16%) Electronics
4 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.16%) Retail
4 1 (1.16%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.49%) POSIX
2 2 (2.33%) LAMP
2 2 (2.33%) Web Services
3 1 (1.16%) XML
3 1 (1.16%) COM
3 1 (1.16%) Flash
3 1 (1.16%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.30%) Client/Server
2 5 (5.81%) Visualisation
3 3 (3.49%) Clustering
4 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.16%) DTV
4 1 (1.16%) Replication
4 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 86 (100.00%) Linux
2 34 (39.53%) CentOS
2 34 (39.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 25 (29.07%) UNIX
4 20 (23.26%) Windows
5 19 (22.09%) Ubuntu
6 10 (11.63%) Solaris
7 9 (10.47%) SUSE
8 6 (6.98%) Debian
9 3 (3.49%) FreeBSD
10 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (1.16%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (1.16%) AIX
11 1 (1.16%) HPUX
11 1 (1.16%) VMS
11 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (13.95%) Load Balancing
1 12 (13.95%) Problem Management
2 10 (11.63%) Service Management
3 9 (10.47%) Project Management
4 8 (9.30%) Configuration Management
4 8 (9.30%) Migration
4 8 (9.30%) Product Management
4 8 (9.30%) Capacity Management
5 6 (6.98%) DevOps
6 4 (4.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (4.65%) Project Planning
6 4 (4.65%) SIEM
7 3 (3.49%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (3.49%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (2.33%) Database Tuning
9 1 (1.16%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (1.16%) Software Deployment
9 1 (1.16%) Software Distribution
9 1 (1.16%) Vulnerability Management
9 1 (1.16%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 29 (33.72%) Perl
2 24 (27.91%) Python
2 24 (27.91%) Bash Shell
3 12 (13.95%) Ruby
4 10 (11.63%) SQL
5 8 (9.30%) PHP
6 6 (6.98%) Shell Script
6 6 (6.98%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.49%) C++
8 2 (2.33%) C
9 1 (1.16%) sed
9 1 (1.16%) Java
9 1 (1.16%) AWK
Qualifications
1 22 (25.58%) RHCE
2 16 (18.60%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (9.30%) CCNA
3 8 (9.30%) Degree
4 5 (5.81%) Security Cleared
5 4 (4.65%) SCSA
5 4 (4.65%) RHCA
5 4 (4.65%) CEH
5 4 (4.65%) CISSP
5 4 (4.65%) SC Cleared
5 4 (4.65%) OSCP
5 4 (4.65%) OSCE
6 2 (2.33%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.16%) MCITP
7 1 (1.16%) HND
7 1 (1.16%) MCSE
7 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.79%) SLA
2 9 (10.47%) QA
3 4 (4.65%) HIPAA
3 4 (4.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (26.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (11.63%) KVM
3 9 (10.47%) VMware ESX
4 8 (9.30%) Hyper-V
5 6 (6.98%) vSphere
6 4 (4.65%) Snort
6 4 (4.65%) Nmap
6 4 (4.65%) NFS
7 3 (3.49%) Active Directory
8 1 (1.16%) Squid
8 1 (1.16%) qmail
Systems Management
1 10 (11.63%) Plesk
1 10 (11.63%) Puppet
2 9 (10.47%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (4.65%) Nessus
4 2 (2.33%) Nagios
4 2 (2.33%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.16%) YUM
5 1 (1.16%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.16%) Munin
5 1 (1.16%) Zenoss
5 1 (1.16%) Netcool
5 1 (1.16%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 60 (69.77%) Red Hat
2 33 (38.37%) VMware
3 15 (17.44%) Microsoft
4 13 (15.12%) Cisco
5 7 (8.14%) HP
6 5 (5.81%) Sun
7 4 (4.65%) Sophos
7 4 (4.65%) Veritas
7 4 (4.65%) Imperva
8 3 (3.49%) Oracle
8 3 (3.49%) NetApp
8 3 (3.49%) EMC
9 2 (2.33%) Citrix
9 2 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (2.33%) Juniper
10 1 (1.16%) Rackspace
10 1 (1.16%) SAP
10 1 (1.16%) Hitachi
Slough, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 30,000 + excellent benefits and 25 days holiday
Posted: 21 hours ago
Reading
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago