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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 202 197 204
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 27 33 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.46% 0.56% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.60% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 27 30 15
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,500 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
5469 5505 5127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.10% 93.34% 94.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3846 4029 4257
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Slough -18 12 £51,250 +10.21% 1
Reading +5 9 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Bracknell -17 3 £45,000 - 1
Windsor - 2 £52,500 -
Linux Engineer
South East

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 73 (100.00%) Linux
2 47 (64.38%) Red Hat
3 46 (63.01%) VMware
4 38 (52.05%) VMware Infrastructure
5 31 (42.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 29 (39.73%) MySQL
7 26 (35.62%) Apache
8 21 (28.77%) Plesk
8 21 (28.77%) cPanel
9 20 (27.40%) nginx
10 18 (24.66%) CentOS
10 18 (24.66%) Python
10 18 (24.66%) Windows
11 17 (23.29%) Ubuntu
11 17 (23.29%) KVM
12 16 (21.92%) IIS
12 16 (21.92%) MS Excel
12 16 (21.92%) Webmin
13 14 (19.18%) SQL Server
13 14 (19.18%) CCNA
13 14 (19.18%) Cisco Certification
14 13 (17.81%) LTE
14 13 (17.81%) 4G
14 13 (17.81%) RHCA
14 13 (17.81%) vSphere
14 13 (17.81%) VoLTE
14 13 (17.81%) Visualisation
14 13 (17.81%) UNIX
14 13 (17.81%) Solaris
14 13 (17.81%) Telecoms

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 26 (35.62%) Apache
2 20 (27.40%) nginx
3 16 (21.92%) IIS
4 8 (10.96%) Drupal
4 8 (10.96%) Alfresco
4 8 (10.96%) WordPress
5 5 (6.85%) CMS
6 2 (2.74%) ColdFusion
6 2 (2.74%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.37%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (1.37%) JBoss
7 1 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.37%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.37%) OpenStack
Applications
1 16 (21.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.85%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.11%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (4.11%) Amazon S3
2 3 (4.11%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (4.11%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.81%) LTE
1 13 (17.81%) 4G
1 13 (17.81%) VoLTE
2 10 (13.70%) TCP/IP
3 9 (12.33%) SSL
4 8 (10.96%) DNS
5 7 (9.59%) VPN
6 5 (6.85%) Firewall
7 4 (5.48%) NAS
7 4 (5.48%) SAN
8 3 (4.11%) DHCP
8 3 (4.11%) OpenVPN
9 2 (2.74%) FTP
10 1 (1.37%) HTTP
10 1 (1.37%) LDAP
10 1 (1.37%) LAN
10 1 (1.37%) WAN
10 1 (1.37%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (1.37%) Network Security
10 1 (1.37%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (39.73%) MySQL
2 14 (19.18%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.11%) Redis
3 3 (4.11%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.37%) Big Data
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.37%) DB2
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.74%) Subversion
General
1 13 (17.81%) Telecoms
1 13 (17.81%) Multimedia
2 2 (2.74%) Games
3 1 (1.37%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.48%) Web Services
2 2 (2.74%) LAMP
3 1 (1.37%) libvirt
3 1 (1.37%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.81%) Visualisation
2 3 (4.11%) Clustering
2 3 (4.11%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.37%) Replication
3 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.37%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 73 (100.00%) Linux
2 31 (42.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 18 (24.66%) CentOS
3 18 (24.66%) Windows
4 17 (23.29%) Ubuntu
5 13 (17.81%) UNIX
5 13 (17.81%) Solaris
6 3 (4.11%) Debian
6 3 (4.11%) Android
6 3 (4.11%) Apple iOS
6 3 (4.11%) Amazon Linux
7 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.74%) SUSE
8 1 (1.37%) OpenBSD
8 1 (1.37%) FreeBSD
8 1 (1.37%) AIX
8 1 (1.37%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (4.11%) Configuration Management
1 3 (4.11%) Migration
1 3 (4.11%) Incident Management
1 3 (4.11%) Project Planning
1 3 (4.11%) Problem Management
1 3 (4.11%) Database Tuning
1 3 (4.11%) DevOps
2 2 (2.74%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (2.74%) Web Development
2 2 (2.74%) Service Management
3 1 (1.37%) Service Delivery
3 1 (1.37%) Change Management
3 1 (1.37%) Data Management
3 1 (1.37%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (1.37%) ITIL
3 1 (1.37%) E-Commerce
3 1 (1.37%) Load Balancing
3 1 (1.37%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (1.37%) Release Management
3 1 (1.37%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (24.66%) Python
2 12 (16.44%) Ruby
3 11 (15.07%) Perl
4 9 (12.33%) PowerShell
5 8 (10.96%) PHP
6 5 (6.85%) Bash Shell
7 3 (4.11%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.74%) SQL
9 1 (1.37%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (19.18%) CCNA
1 14 (19.18%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (17.81%) RHCA
3 6 (8.22%) RHCE
4 4 (5.48%) Security Cleared
5 3 (4.11%) SCSA
6 2 (2.74%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.74%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.37%) Degree
7 1 (1.37%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.96%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (52.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (23.29%) KVM
3 13 (17.81%) vSphere
4 8 (10.96%) Hyper-V
5 6 (8.22%) VMware ESX
6 3 (4.11%) Active Directory
7 1 (1.37%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (1.37%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.37%) Varnish
7 1 (1.37%) QEMU
7 1 (1.37%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 21 (28.77%) Plesk
1 21 (28.77%) cPanel
2 16 (21.92%) Webmin
3 5 (6.85%) Puppet
3 5 (6.85%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (5.48%) Nagios
5 3 (4.11%) logstash
6 2 (2.74%) Netcool
6 2 (2.74%) NetBackup
6 2 (2.74%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (1.37%) Zenoss
7 1 (1.37%) OpenAM
7 1 (1.37%) CFEngine
7 1 (1.37%) Ganeti
Vendors
1 47 (64.38%) Red Hat
2 46 (63.01%) VMware
3 7 (9.59%) Microsoft
4 6 (8.22%) HP
5 3 (4.11%) Sun
5 3 (4.11%) Cisco
5 3 (4.11%) Veritas
6 2 (2.74%) Percona
6 2 (2.74%) Oracle
6 2 (2.74%) EMC
7 1 (1.37%) Citrix
7 1 (1.37%) Juniper
7 1 (1.37%) NetApp
Slough, Berkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago