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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 200 172 206
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 31 55 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.56% 0.95% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 1.03% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 26 52 23
Average salary £43,000 £42,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.38% +23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £28,650 £21,400
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%
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
5125 5364 5101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.95% 93.13% 94.03%
Number of salaries quoted 3783 3886 4006
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,400 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -31 11 £33,000 -25.00% 3
Slough +5 7 £52,500 +10.52% 1
Bracknell +10 6 £48,750 -2.50%
Maidenhead - 2 £32,000 -
Newbury +10 1 £41,000 +36.66%
Linux Engineer
South East

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 71 (100.00%) Linux
2 39 (54.93%) MySQL
3 32 (45.07%) Red Hat
4 27 (38.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 26 (36.62%) Apache
6 25 (35.21%) Perl
6 25 (35.21%) VMware
7 22 (30.99%) Python
7 22 (30.99%) Plesk
7 22 (30.99%) cPanel
8 19 (26.76%) nginx
9 18 (25.35%) VMware Infrastructure
9 18 (25.35%) Ubuntu
9 18 (25.35%) Opscode Chef
10 17 (23.94%) Webmin
10 17 (23.94%) CentOS
10 17 (23.94%) UNIX
10 17 (23.94%) Windows
10 17 (23.94%) SQL Server
10 17 (23.94%) IIS
10 17 (23.94%) Nagios
10 17 (23.94%) SSL
10 17 (23.94%) Microsoft
11 16 (22.54%) Incident Management
12 15 (21.13%) Amazon AWS
12 15 (21.13%) TCP/IP
12 15 (21.13%) Firewall
12 15 (21.13%) PHP
13 14 (19.72%) KVM
14 13 (18.31%) MS Excel

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 26 (36.62%) Apache
2 19 (26.76%) nginx
3 17 (23.94%) IIS
4 9 (12.68%) CMS
4 9 (12.68%) Drupal
4 9 (12.68%) Alfresco
4 9 (12.68%) WordPress
5 3 (4.23%) WebSphere
5 3 (4.23%) JBoss
5 3 (4.23%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (4.23%) Tomcat
5 3 (4.23%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (2.82%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.41%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 13 (18.31%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.82%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (21.13%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (16.90%) Amazon EC2
2 12 (16.90%) Amazon S3
2 12 (16.90%) Amazon SQS
2 12 (16.90%) Amazon ELB
2 12 (16.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (23.94%) SSL
2 15 (21.13%) Firewall
2 15 (21.13%) TCP/IP
3 12 (16.90%) DNS
3 12 (16.90%) OpenVPN
4 5 (7.04%) VPN
5 4 (5.63%) FTP
5 4 (5.63%) NAS
5 4 (5.63%) SAN
6 3 (4.23%) HTTP
6 3 (4.23%) LDAP
6 3 (4.23%) LAN
6 3 (4.23%) WAN
7 1 (1.41%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (54.93%) MySQL
2 17 (23.94%) SQL Server
3 12 (16.90%) Redis
3 12 (16.90%) Amazon RDS
4 10 (14.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (14.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (4.23%) DB2
5 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (4.23%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (5.63%) GNU Toolchain
2 3 (4.23%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.23%) TeamCity
2 3 (4.23%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.82%) Subversion
General
1 7 (9.86%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.23%) Finance
2 3 (4.23%) Games
2 3 (4.23%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.90%) Web Services
2 4 (5.63%) POSIX
3 3 (4.23%) .NET
4 2 (2.82%) Software Packaging
5 1 (1.41%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.68%) Clustering
2 6 (8.45%) Mobile App
3 5 (7.04%) Replication
4 4 (5.63%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.63%) User Experience
4 4 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.82%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.41%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 71 (100.00%) Linux
2 27 (38.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 18 (25.35%) Ubuntu
4 17 (23.94%) CentOS
4 17 (23.94%) UNIX
4 17 (23.94%) Windows
5 12 (16.90%) Amazon Linux
6 8 (11.27%) Debian
7 6 (8.45%) Apple iOS
7 6 (8.45%) Android
7 6 (8.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (4.23%) SUSE
8 3 (4.23%) HPUX
9 2 (2.82%) Solaris
9 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.82%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.82%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.41%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.54%) Incident Management
2 12 (16.90%) Migration
3 5 (7.04%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (7.04%) DevOps
4 4 (5.63%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (5.63%) Service Management
5 3 (4.23%) Data Management
5 3 (4.23%) Software Engineering
5 3 (4.23%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (4.23%) Database Tuning
6 1 (1.41%) Mentoring
6 1 (1.41%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.41%) Change Management
6 1 (1.41%) ITIL
6 1 (1.41%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.41%) Project Planning
6 1 (1.41%) Web Development
6 1 (1.41%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.41%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (35.21%) Perl
2 22 (30.99%) Python
3 15 (21.13%) PHP
4 10 (14.08%) SQL
4 10 (14.08%) Ruby
5 8 (11.27%) Bash Shell
6 4 (5.63%) C++
7 3 (4.23%) Java
7 3 (4.23%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.23%) Embedded C
7 3 (4.23%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.23%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (12.68%) Degree
2 6 (8.45%) RHCE
3 5 (7.04%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.04%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.63%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.41%) RHCSA
5 1 (1.41%) SCSA
5 1 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.41%) CCNA
5 1 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.27%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (25.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (19.72%) KVM
3 10 (14.08%) vSphere
4 9 (12.68%) VMware ESX
5 6 (8.45%) Active Directory
6 3 (4.23%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 22 (30.99%) Plesk
1 22 (30.99%) cPanel
2 18 (25.35%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (23.94%) Webmin
3 17 (23.94%) Nagios
4 12 (16.90%) Puppet
4 12 (16.90%) logstash
5 4 (5.63%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (4.23%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (4.23%) ZABBIX
6 3 (4.23%) Cacti
6 3 (4.23%) OpenAM
6 3 (4.23%) Ansible
7 2 (2.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (45.07%) Red Hat
2 25 (35.21%) VMware
3 17 (23.94%) Microsoft
4 7 (9.86%) HP
5 6 (8.45%) EMC
5 6 (8.45%) Oracle
6 3 (4.23%) Rackspace
7 2 (2.82%) Sybase
7 2 (2.82%) IBM
7 2 (2.82%) Symantec
8 1 (1.41%) Veritas
8 1 (1.41%) Sun
8 1 (1.41%) Percona
Slough, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 27,000 - 30,000 + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: + benefits package.
Posted: 6 days ago