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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 180 186 200
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 41 35 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.75% 0.64% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.69% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 39 30 14
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +14.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £34,950 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-0.56% +10.00%
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
5162 5090 4902
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.27% 93.76% 93.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3789 3763 4097
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £28,500
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 26 January 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 26 January 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
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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 +2 19 £42,000 -9.67% 2
Bracknell -12 11 £45,000 - 1
Reading +5 8 £48,750 +10.79% 1
Maidenhead - 2 £30,000 -
Windsor - 2 £52,500 -
Linux Engineer
South East

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 77 (100.00%) Linux
2 44 (57.14%) VMware
3 43 (55.84%) Red Hat
4 38 (49.35%) MySQL
5 36 (46.75%) VMware Infrastructure
6 32 (41.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 29 (37.66%) Apache
8 25 (32.47%) nginx
9 24 (31.17%) Plesk
9 24 (31.17%) cPanel
10 21 (27.27%) Webmin
10 21 (27.27%) IIS
11 20 (25.97%) Python
12 19 (24.68%) SQL Server
12 19 (24.68%) CentOS
13 18 (23.38%) Ubuntu
14 16 (20.78%) MS Excel
14 16 (20.78%) KVM
14 16 (20.78%) vSphere
15 15 (19.48%) Perl
16 14 (18.18%) Windows
16 14 (18.18%) SSL
17 13 (16.88%) Telecoms
18 12 (15.58%) Firewall
18 12 (15.58%) Incident Management
18 12 (15.58%) Cisco Certification
18 12 (15.58%) Microsoft
18 12 (15.58%) CCNA
18 12 (15.58%) PHP
18 12 (15.58%) Opscode Chef

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 29 (37.66%) Apache
2 25 (32.47%) nginx
3 21 (27.27%) IIS
4 7 (9.09%) Drupal
4 7 (9.09%) Alfresco
4 7 (9.09%) WordPress
5 5 (6.49%) CMS
6 2 (2.60%) ColdFusion
6 2 (2.60%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.30%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (1.30%) JBoss
7 1 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.30%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.30%) OpenStack
Applications
1 16 (20.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (12.99%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (12.99%) Amazon S3
2 10 (12.99%) Amazon SQS
2 10 (12.99%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.18%) SSL
2 12 (15.58%) Firewall
3 11 (14.29%) LTE
3 11 (14.29%) 4G
3 11 (14.29%) VoLTE
4 10 (12.99%) OpenVPN
5 8 (10.39%) DNS
5 8 (10.39%) TCP/IP
6 5 (6.49%) VPN
7 2 (2.60%) SAN
7 2 (2.60%) NAS
8 1 (1.30%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (1.30%) Network Security
8 1 (1.30%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.30%) LDAP
8 1 (1.30%) LAN
8 1 (1.30%) WAN
8 1 (1.30%) DHCP
8 1 (1.30%) FTP
8 1 (1.30%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (49.35%) MySQL
2 19 (24.68%) SQL Server
3 10 (12.99%) Redis
3 10 (12.99%) Amazon RDS
4 8 (10.39%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (10.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.90%) DB2
6 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.60%) Subversion
3 1 (1.30%) GNU Toolchain
General
1 13 (16.88%) Telecoms
2 11 (14.29%) Multimedia
3 3 (3.90%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.99%) Web Services
2 1 (1.30%) POSIX
2 1 (1.30%) LAMP
2 1 (1.30%) libvirt
2 1 (1.30%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.29%) Visualisation
2 7 (9.09%) Clustering
3 6 (7.79%) Mobile App
4 5 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.49%) Replication
5 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.60%) User Experience
6 1 (1.30%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 77 (100.00%) Linux
2 32 (41.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (24.68%) CentOS
4 18 (23.38%) Ubuntu
5 14 (18.18%) Windows
6 11 (14.29%) UNIX
7 10 (12.99%) Amazon Linux
8 8 (10.39%) Solaris
9 6 (7.79%) Apple iOS
9 6 (7.79%) Android
9 6 (7.79%) Debian
10 3 (3.90%) SUSE
10 3 (3.90%) HPUX
11 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (1.30%) OpenBSD
12 1 (1.30%) AIX
12 1 (1.30%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.58%) Incident Management
2 8 (10.39%) Migration
3 6 (7.79%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (5.19%) Service Management
4 4 (5.19%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (3.90%) Configuration Management
5 3 (3.90%) Data Management
5 3 (3.90%) Database Tuning
6 2 (2.60%) Web Development
7 1 (1.30%) Load Balancing
7 1 (1.30%) Problem Management
7 1 (1.30%) Release Management
7 1 (1.30%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (1.30%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (1.30%) DevOps
7 1 (1.30%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (1.30%) Project Planning
7 1 (1.30%) ITIL
7 1 (1.30%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.30%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (25.97%) Python
2 15 (19.48%) Perl
3 12 (15.58%) PHP
4 11 (14.29%) Ruby
5 8 (10.39%) SQL
6 7 (9.09%) PowerShell
7 5 (6.49%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.60%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.30%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (15.58%) CCNA
1 12 (15.58%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (14.29%) RHCA
3 4 (5.19%) RHCE
3 4 (5.19%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.60%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.60%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.30%) SCSA
5 1 (1.30%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.79%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (46.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (20.78%) vSphere
2 16 (20.78%) KVM
3 9 (11.69%) VMware ESX
4 6 (7.79%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.90%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (3.90%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.30%) Ceph
6 1 (1.30%) Varnish
6 1 (1.30%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 24 (31.17%) Plesk
1 24 (31.17%) cPanel
2 21 (27.27%) Webmin
3 12 (15.58%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (14.29%) Nagios
5 10 (12.99%) logstash
6 5 (6.49%) Puppet
7 2 (2.60%) NetBackup
7 2 (2.60%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (2.60%) Netcool
8 1 (1.30%) Ganeti
8 1 (1.30%) Zenoss
8 1 (1.30%) CFEngine
8 1 (1.30%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 44 (57.14%) VMware
2 43 (55.84%) Red Hat
3 12 (15.58%) Microsoft
4 6 (7.79%) HP
5 4 (5.19%) EMC
5 4 (5.19%) Oracle
6 3 (3.90%) Cisco
7 2 (2.60%) IBM
7 2 (2.60%) Sybase
7 2 (2.60%) Symantec
7 2 (2.60%) Percona
8 1 (1.30%) Sun
8 1 (1.30%) Citrix
8 1 (1.30%) Juniper
8 1 (1.30%) NetApp
8 1 (1.30%) Veritas
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 28,000 - 33,000 depending on skills
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago