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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 183 192 212
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 31 27 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.56% 0.49% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.53% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 28 25 15
Average salary £42,500 £55,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% +46.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £23,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £68,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5162 5141 5635
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.93% 93.29% 94.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3694 4093 4745
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -1 16 £43,250 -27.91% 3
Slough +9 4 £32,500 -27.77% 1
Windsor - 2 £46,250 -
Maidenhead -8 1 £47,500 -32.14%
Linux Engineer
South East

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 83 (100.00%) Linux
2 61 (73.49%) Red Hat
3 36 (43.37%) CentOS
4 33 (39.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 31 (37.35%) VMware
6 30 (36.14%) Perl
7 28 (33.73%) DNS
8 27 (32.53%) MySQL
9 24 (28.92%) Python
10 23 (27.71%) Bash Shell
11 22 (26.51%) UNIX
11 22 (26.51%) RHCE
12 21 (25.30%) TCP/IP
12 21 (25.30%) VMware Infrastructure
13 20 (24.10%) Windows
13 20 (24.10%) Ubuntu
14 19 (22.89%) SQL Server
15 18 (21.69%) MS Excel
16 16 (19.28%) Apache
17 15 (18.07%) Cisco Certification
18 14 (16.87%) Microsoft
19 13 (15.66%) Cisco
20 12 (14.46%) HTTP
20 12 (14.46%) SMTP
20 12 (14.46%) Plesk
20 12 (14.46%) Load Balancing
20 12 (14.46%) Problem Management
21 10 (12.05%) VMware ESX
21 10 (12.05%) Ruby
21 10 (12.05%) PHP

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 16 (19.28%) Apache
2 10 (12.05%) IIS
2 10 (12.05%) Drupal
3 9 (10.84%) Alfresco
3 9 (10.84%) WordPress
4 8 (9.64%) CMS
5 7 (8.43%) nginx
6 3 (3.61%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.20%) WebLogic
Applications
1 18 (21.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.84%) SaaS
2 3 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (33.73%) DNS
2 21 (25.30%) TCP/IP
3 12 (14.46%) SMTP
3 12 (14.46%) HTTP
4 9 (10.84%) OSPF
4 9 (10.84%) BGP
5 6 (7.23%) SAN
5 6 (7.23%) FTP
6 5 (6.02%) Internet
6 5 (6.02%) Firewall
6 5 (6.02%) VPN
6 5 (6.02%) SSL
6 5 (6.02%) NAS
7 4 (4.82%) tcpdump
7 4 (4.82%) 4G
7 4 (4.82%) VoLTE
7 4 (4.82%) DHCP
7 4 (4.82%) LTE
8 3 (3.61%) SSH
9 1 (1.20%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (32.53%) MySQL
2 19 (22.89%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.02%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (6.02%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.82%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.41%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.20%) Big Data
6 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (4.82%) Metasploit
2 3 (3.61%) GNU Toolchain
3 1 (1.20%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (10.84%) Finance
2 6 (7.23%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.82%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.20%) Billing
4 1 (1.20%) Marketing
4 1 (1.20%) Electronics
4 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.20%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.61%) POSIX
2 2 (2.41%) LAMP
2 2 (2.41%) COM
2 2 (2.41%) Web Services
3 1 (1.20%) XML
3 1 (1.20%) Flash
3 1 (1.20%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.64%) Client/Server
2 5 (6.02%) Visualisation
3 3 (3.61%) Clustering
4 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.20%) DTV
4 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.20%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 83 (100.00%) Linux
2 36 (43.37%) CentOS
3 33 (39.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 22 (26.51%) UNIX
5 20 (24.10%) Windows
5 20 (24.10%) Ubuntu
6 9 (10.84%) SUSE
6 9 (10.84%) Solaris
7 6 (7.23%) Debian
8 3 (3.61%) FreeBSD
9 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.20%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (1.20%) VMS
10 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.20%) AIX
10 1 (1.20%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (14.46%) Load Balancing
1 12 (14.46%) Problem Management
2 9 (10.84%) Migration
2 9 (10.84%) Project Management
2 9 (10.84%) Service Management
3 8 (9.64%) Configuration Management
3 8 (9.64%) Product Management
3 8 (9.64%) Capacity Management
4 6 (7.23%) DevOps
5 4 (4.82%) SIEM
5 4 (4.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 4 (4.82%) Project Planning
6 3 (3.61%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (3.61%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (2.41%) Database Tuning
8 1 (1.20%) High Availability
8 1 (1.20%) Software Deployment
8 1 (1.20%) Software Distribution
8 1 (1.20%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (1.20%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (36.14%) Perl
2 24 (28.92%) Python
3 23 (27.71%) Bash Shell
4 10 (12.05%) Ruby
4 10 (12.05%) PHP
4 10 (12.05%) SQL
5 6 (7.23%) Shell Script
6 4 (4.82%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.61%) C++
8 2 (2.41%) C
9 1 (1.20%) sed
9 1 (1.20%) Java
9 1 (1.20%) AWK
Qualifications
1 22 (26.51%) RHCE
2 15 (18.07%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (10.84%) Degree
4 7 (8.43%) CCNA
5 4 (4.82%) CISSP
5 4 (4.82%) SCSA
5 4 (4.82%) SC Cleared
5 4 (4.82%) CEH
5 4 (4.82%) Security Cleared
5 4 (4.82%) OSCP
5 4 (4.82%) OSCE
6 3 (3.61%) RHCA
7 2 (2.41%) HND
7 2 (2.41%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.20%) MCITP
8 1 (1.20%) MCSE
8 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.05%) SLA
2 9 (10.84%) QA
3 4 (4.82%) PCI DSS
3 4 (4.82%) HIPAA
System Software
1 21 (25.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (12.05%) VMware ESX
2 10 (12.05%) KVM
3 6 (7.23%) Hyper-V
4 5 (6.02%) vSphere
5 4 (4.82%) NFS
5 4 (4.82%) Snort
5 4 (4.82%) Nmap
6 3 (3.61%) Active Directory
7 1 (1.20%) qmail
7 1 (1.20%) Squid
Systems Management
1 12 (14.46%) Plesk
2 10 (12.05%) Puppet
3 9 (10.84%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (4.82%) Nessus
5 2 (2.41%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (2.41%) Nagios
6 1 (1.20%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.20%) Munin
6 1 (1.20%) Zenoss
6 1 (1.20%) YUM
Vendors
1 61 (73.49%) Red Hat
2 31 (37.35%) VMware
3 14 (16.87%) Microsoft
4 13 (15.66%) Cisco
5 6 (7.23%) HP
6 5 (6.02%) Sun
7 4 (4.82%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (4.82%) Sophos
7 4 (4.82%) Imperva
7 4 (4.82%) Veritas
8 3 (3.61%) Oracle
8 3 (3.61%) EMC
9 2 (2.41%) NetApp
10 1 (1.20%) Rackspace
10 1 (1.20%) Citrix
10 1 (1.20%) Juniper
10 1 (1.20%) Hitachi
10 1 (1.20%) SAP
Reading
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + share options
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough
Quant Capital
Salary: £0 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 22 days ago