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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 198 189 189
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 19 37 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.37% 0.63% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.68% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 18 34 34
Average salary £50,250 £35,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.57% -28.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
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
4834 5445 5102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.96% 92.81% 93.07%
Number of salaries quoted 3789 3788 3989
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 £27,000 £26,000 £25,783
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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
Reading -14 10 £50,000 +17.64%
Newbury - 3 £50,500 -
Maidenhead - 2 £42,500 -
Slough -13 1 £42,500 +40.49%
Bracknell - 1 £42,500 -
Linux Engineer
South East

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 43 (100.00%) Linux
2 26 (60.47%) Red Hat
3 24 (55.81%) Python
4 23 (53.49%) Perl
5 20 (46.51%) VMware
6 19 (44.19%) MySQL
6 19 (44.19%) Apache
6 19 (44.19%) DNS
7 18 (41.86%) TCP/IP
7 18 (41.86%) Nagios
8 17 (39.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (37.21%) Puppet
10 15 (34.88%) Java
11 14 (32.56%) VMware Infrastructure
12 13 (30.23%) HTTP
13 12 (27.91%) SMTP
13 12 (27.91%) CentOS
13 12 (27.91%) Degree
14 11 (25.58%) Ubuntu
14 11 (25.58%) SSL
14 11 (25.58%) UNIX
14 11 (25.58%) Windows
14 11 (25.58%) Configuration Management
15 10 (23.26%) Internet
16 9 (20.93%) Bash Shell
16 9 (20.93%) PostgreSQL
16 9 (20.93%) Analytical Skills
17 8 (18.60%) SQL
17 8 (18.60%) Amazon AWS
18 7 (16.28%) Plesk

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 19 (44.19%) Apache
2 6 (13.95%) Tomcat
2 6 (13.95%) CMS
2 6 (13.95%) Drupal
2 6 (13.95%) Alfresco
2 6 (13.95%) WordPress
2 6 (13.95%) nginx
3 5 (11.63%) WebLogic
3 5 (11.63%) JBoss
4 4 (9.30%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.33%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.65%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.60%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.33%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.33%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (2.33%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (2.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (44.19%) DNS
2 18 (41.86%) TCP/IP
3 13 (30.23%) HTTP
4 12 (27.91%) SMTP
5 11 (25.58%) SSL
6 10 (23.26%) Internet
7 7 (16.28%) VPN
8 5 (11.63%) FTP
9 3 (6.98%) LDAP
10 2 (4.65%) SAN
10 2 (4.65%) Firewall
11 1 (2.33%) SSH
11 1 (2.33%) OpenVPN
11 1 (2.33%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (44.19%) MySQL
2 9 (20.93%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.33%) Redis
3 1 (2.33%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.98%) Subversion
2 3 (6.98%) TeamCity
3 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.65%) GNU Toolchain
General
1 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
1 3 (6.98%) Finance
1 3 (6.98%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) Web Services
1 2 (4.65%) POSIX
1 2 (4.65%) Software Packaging
2 1 (2.33%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.30%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 43 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (39.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (27.91%) CentOS
4 11 (25.58%) UNIX
4 11 (25.58%) Windows
4 11 (25.58%) Ubuntu
5 7 (16.28%) Debian
6 6 (13.95%) SUSE
7 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (6.98%) Solaris
10 2 (4.65%) Windows 7
10 2 (4.65%) Windows 8
10 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (2.33%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.58%) Configuration Management
2 7 (16.28%) Migration
3 4 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (9.30%) DevOps
4 3 (6.98%) Software Engineering
4 3 (6.98%) Incident Management
5 2 (4.65%) Change Management
5 2 (4.65%) Security Management
5 2 (4.65%) Patch Management
6 1 (2.33%) SDLC
6 1 (2.33%) Server Hardening
6 1 (2.33%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.33%) Server Monitoring
6 1 (2.33%) Service Management
6 1 (2.33%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.33%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 24 (55.81%) Python
2 23 (53.49%) Perl
3 15 (34.88%) Java
4 9 (20.93%) Bash Shell
5 8 (18.60%) SQL
6 7 (16.28%) Ruby
7 4 (9.30%) PHP
8 3 (6.98%) C
8 3 (6.98%) Embedded C
9 2 (4.65%) Shell Script
9 2 (4.65%) C++
10 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (27.91%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) RHCE
2 1 (2.33%) SCSA
2 1 (2.33%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (32.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (11.63%) qmail
2 5 (11.63%) Squid
3 3 (6.98%) KVM
4 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
4 2 (4.65%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (2.33%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 18 (41.86%) Nagios
2 16 (37.21%) Puppet
3 7 (16.28%) Plesk
3 7 (16.28%) ZABBIX
3 7 (16.28%) cPanel
4 4 (9.30%) Cacti
4 4 (9.30%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (6.98%) Ansible
6 2 (4.65%) logstash
6 2 (4.65%) SCCM
7 1 (2.33%) Ganglia
7 1 (2.33%) collectd
7 1 (2.33%) yum
7 1 (2.33%) Webmin
7 1 (2.33%) Graphite
Vendors
1 26 (60.47%) Red Hat
2 20 (46.51%) VMware
3 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.98%) Sun
4 3 (6.98%) Rackspace
5 2 (4.65%) Brocade
6 1 (2.33%) Splunk
6 1 (2.33%) HP
6 1 (2.33%) Veritas
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle
6 1 (2.33%) SAP