The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 203 181 196
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 13 30 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.26% 0.53% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.57% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 12 27 25
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -22.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,350 £55,000 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
Linux Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4692 5231 5117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.03% 93.18% 93.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3584 3738 4072
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 28 July 2015.

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 28 July 2015. 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 -14 7 £42,500 -3.40% 2
Newbury - 5 £50,000 - 1
Maidenhead +12 4 £42,500 -10.52% 1
Slough -9 3 £42,500 +30.76%
Bracknell - 3 £42,500 -
Linux Engineer
South East

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 44 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (47.73%) Red Hat
3 19 (43.18%) Perl
4 18 (40.91%) Python
5 15 (34.09%) Windows
5 15 (34.09%) MySQL
5 15 (34.09%) TCP/IP
5 15 (34.09%) VMware
6 14 (31.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (31.82%) Apache
7 13 (29.55%) DNS
8 12 (27.27%) UNIX
8 12 (27.27%) Degree
8 12 (27.27%) Puppet
9 11 (25.00%) SSL
9 11 (25.00%) Nagios
10 10 (22.73%) Ubuntu
10 10 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (22.73%) CentOS
11 9 (20.45%) Bash Shell
12 8 (18.18%) Data Centre
12 8 (18.18%) Plesk
12 8 (18.18%) cPanel
12 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
12 8 (18.18%) Java
12 8 (18.18%) Ruby
13 7 (15.91%) Debian
13 7 (15.91%) Tomcat
13 7 (15.91%) VPN
13 7 (15.91%) HTTP

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 (31.82%) Apache
2 7 (15.91%) Tomcat
3 6 (13.64%) CMS
3 6 (13.64%) JBoss
3 6 (13.64%) Drupal
3 6 (13.64%) nginx
3 6 (13.64%) Alfresco
3 6 (13.64%) WordPress
4 4 (9.09%) WebLogic
5 2 (4.55%) OpenStack
5 2 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (4.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (4.55%) IIS
5 2 (4.55%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.91%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (4.55%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (4.55%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (4.55%) Amazon S3
3 2 (4.55%) SaaS
4 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (34.09%) TCP/IP
2 13 (29.55%) DNS
3 11 (25.00%) SSL
4 7 (15.91%) VPN
4 7 (15.91%) HTTP
5 5 (11.36%) Firewall
5 5 (11.36%) FTP
6 4 (9.09%) LDAP
6 4 (9.09%) SMTP
7 3 (6.82%) Internet
8 2 (4.55%) OpenVPN
8 2 (4.55%) SAN
8 2 (4.55%) WAN
8 2 (4.55%) LAN
8 2 (4.55%) NAS
9 1 (2.27%) SSH
9 1 (2.27%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (34.09%) MySQL
2 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.55%) Redis
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.55%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.82%) TeamCity
2 3 (6.82%) Subversion
2 3 (6.82%) GNU Toolchain
3 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (11.36%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.82%) Banking
2 3 (6.82%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) POSIX
2 2 (4.55%) .NET
2 2 (4.55%) Web Services
2 2 (4.55%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.82%) Clustering
4 2 (4.55%) User Experience
4 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 44 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (34.09%) Windows
3 14 (31.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (27.27%) UNIX
5 10 (22.73%) Ubuntu
5 10 (22.73%) CentOS
6 7 (15.91%) Debian
7 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (9.09%) SUSE
9 2 (4.55%) Amazon Linux
9 2 (4.55%) Windows 8
9 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (4.55%) Windows 7
10 1 (2.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.91%) Migration
2 5 (11.36%) Incident Management
2 5 (11.36%) DevOps
3 4 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (6.82%) Software Engineering
4 3 (6.82%) Service Management
4 3 (6.82%) Configuration Management
4 3 (6.82%) Patch Management
5 2 (4.55%) Server Hardening
6 1 (2.27%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.27%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.27%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.27%) ITIL
6 1 (2.27%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.27%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.27%) Server Monitoring
6 1 (2.27%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 19 (43.18%) Perl
2 18 (40.91%) Python
3 9 (20.45%) Bash Shell
4 8 (18.18%) Java
4 8 (18.18%) Ruby
5 6 (13.64%) PHP
6 4 (9.09%) SQL
7 3 (6.82%) PowerShell
7 3 (6.82%) C
7 3 (6.82%) C++
7 3 (6.82%) Embedded C
8 2 (4.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (27.27%) Degree
2 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared
2 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.82%) RHCE
3 2 (4.55%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) SCSA
4 1 (2.27%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (13.64%) KVM
3 4 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 4 (9.09%) Squid
3 4 (9.09%) qmail
4 2 (4.55%) VMware ESX
4 2 (4.55%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (2.27%) VMFS
5 1 (2.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 12 (27.27%) Puppet
2 11 (25.00%) Nagios
3 8 (18.18%) Plesk
3 8 (18.18%) cPanel
4 7 (15.91%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (13.64%) ZABBIX
6 3 (6.82%) Cacti
6 3 (6.82%) Ansible
7 2 (4.55%) logstash
7 2 (4.55%) OpenAM
7 2 (4.55%) Webmin
7 2 (4.55%) SCCM
7 2 (4.55%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (2.27%) yum
Vendors
1 21 (47.73%) Red Hat
2 15 (34.09%) VMware
3 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.82%) Oracle
4 3 (6.82%) HP
4 3 (6.82%) Rackspace
5 2 (4.55%) EMC
6 1 (2.27%) SAP
6 1 (2.27%) Sun
6 1 (2.27%) Veritas
Reading, Berkshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Life Ins
Posted: 13 hours ago
Theale, Berkshire
Arden Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £50000.00 - £51000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Concur Technologies
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago