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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 184 162 201
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 40 53 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.73% 0.94% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 1.00% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 33 51 21
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £28,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+7.59% -5.95%
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
5138 5283 4856
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.32% 93.60% 94.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3830 3887 3882
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
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 30 March 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 30 March 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
Bracknell +10 12 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Reading -30 11 £56,250 +58.45% 4
Slough +3 10 £42,000 -5.08% 1
Maidenhead - 4 £32,000 -
Newbury +11 1 £41,000 +36.66% 1
Linux Engineer
South East

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 67 (100.00%) Linux
2 39 (58.21%) MySQL
3 33 (49.25%) Red Hat
4 30 (44.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 25 (37.31%) VMware
5 25 (37.31%) Apache
6 23 (34.33%) Perl
7 21 (31.34%) nginx
8 20 (29.85%) Plesk
8 20 (29.85%) cPanel
8 20 (29.85%) Python
9 19 (28.36%) VMware Infrastructure
10 18 (26.87%) Opscode Chef
11 17 (25.37%) Webmin
11 17 (25.37%) CentOS
11 17 (25.37%) SQL Server
11 17 (25.37%) IIS
12 16 (23.88%) PHP
12 16 (23.88%) Nagios
12 16 (23.88%) SSL
12 16 (23.88%) Incident Management
12 16 (23.88%) Firewall
12 16 (23.88%) Amazon AWS
13 14 (20.90%) Ubuntu
13 14 (20.90%) Microsoft
13 14 (20.90%) Windows
14 13 (19.40%) UNIX
14 13 (19.40%) TCP/IP
15 12 (17.91%) MS Excel
15 12 (17.91%) Web Services

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 25 (37.31%) Apache
2 21 (31.34%) nginx
3 17 (25.37%) IIS
4 7 (10.45%) CMS
4 7 (10.45%) Drupal
4 7 (10.45%) Alfresco
4 7 (10.45%) WordPress
5 4 (5.97%) Tomcat
6 3 (4.48%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 3 (4.48%) JBoss
6 3 (4.48%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (4.48%) WebSphere
7 2 (2.99%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (2.99%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 12 (17.91%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.49%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (23.88%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (17.91%) Amazon EC2
2 12 (17.91%) Amazon S3
2 12 (17.91%) Amazon SQS
2 12 (17.91%) Amazon ELB
2 12 (17.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (23.88%) SSL
1 16 (23.88%) Firewall
2 13 (19.40%) TCP/IP
3 12 (17.91%) OpenVPN
4 10 (14.93%) DNS
5 4 (5.97%) SAN
5 4 (5.97%) NAS
6 3 (4.48%) VPN
6 3 (4.48%) HTTP
6 3 (4.48%) LDAP
6 3 (4.48%) LAN
6 3 (4.48%) WAN
7 2 (2.99%) FTP
7 2 (2.99%) LTE
7 2 (2.99%) 4G
7 2 (2.99%) VoLTE
8 1 (1.49%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (1.49%) Network Security
8 1 (1.49%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (58.21%) MySQL
2 17 (25.37%) SQL Server
3 12 (17.91%) Redis
3 12 (17.91%) Amazon RDS
4 10 (14.93%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (14.93%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (4.48%) DB2
5 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (4.48%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (5.97%) GNU Toolchain
2 3 (4.48%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.48%) TeamCity
3 2 (2.99%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.49%) Subversion
General
1 7 (10.45%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.48%) Games
3 2 (2.99%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.49%) Banking
4 1 (1.49%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.91%) Web Services
2 4 (5.97%) POSIX
3 3 (4.48%) .NET
4 1 (1.49%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.43%) Clustering
2 6 (8.96%) Mobile App
3 5 (7.46%) Replication
4 4 (5.97%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.97%) User Experience
4 4 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.99%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.49%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 67 (100.00%) Linux
2 30 (44.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (25.37%) CentOS
4 14 (20.90%) Ubuntu
4 14 (20.90%) Windows
5 13 (19.40%) UNIX
6 12 (17.91%) Amazon Linux
7 7 (10.45%) Debian
8 6 (8.96%) Android
8 6 (8.96%) Apple iOS
9 5 (7.46%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (4.48%) SUSE
10 3 (4.48%) HPUX
11 2 (2.99%) Solaris
12 1 (1.49%) AIX
12 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (1.49%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (1.49%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.88%) Incident Management
2 9 (13.43%) Migration
3 5 (7.46%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (7.46%) DevOps
4 4 (5.97%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (5.97%) Service Management
5 3 (4.48%) Data Management
5 3 (4.48%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (4.48%) Database Tuning
6 2 (2.99%) Web Development
6 2 (2.99%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.49%) ITIL
7 1 (1.49%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.49%) Change Management
7 1 (1.49%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (1.49%) Software Engineering
7 1 (1.49%) Load Balancing
7 1 (1.49%) Problem Management
7 1 (1.49%) Release Management
7 1 (1.49%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 23 (34.33%) Perl
2 20 (29.85%) Python
3 16 (23.88%) PHP
4 10 (14.93%) SQL
5 9 (13.43%) Ruby
6 8 (11.94%) Bash Shell
7 4 (5.97%) C++
8 3 (4.48%) Java
8 3 (4.48%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.99%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.49%) C
10 1 (1.49%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 6 (8.96%) RHCE
2 5 (7.46%) SC Cleared
2 5 (7.46%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.97%) DV Cleared
4 3 (4.48%) CCNA
4 3 (4.48%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (4.48%) Degree
5 2 (2.99%) RHCA
6 1 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.49%) SCSA
6 1 (1.49%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.46%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (28.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (17.91%) KVM
3 10 (14.93%) vSphere
4 9 (13.43%) VMware ESX
5 5 (7.46%) Active Directory
6 3 (4.48%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.49%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 20 (29.85%) Plesk
1 20 (29.85%) cPanel
2 18 (26.87%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (25.37%) Webmin
4 16 (23.88%) Nagios
5 12 (17.91%) logstash
6 11 (16.42%) Puppet
7 4 (5.97%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (4.48%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (4.48%) ZABBIX
8 3 (4.48%) Cacti
8 3 (4.48%) OpenAM
8 3 (4.48%) Ansible
9 1 (1.49%) Zenoss
9 1 (1.49%) SCCM
Vendors
1 33 (49.25%) Red Hat
2 25 (37.31%) VMware
3 14 (20.90%) Microsoft
4 7 (10.45%) HP
5 6 (8.96%) EMC
5 6 (8.96%) Oracle
6 3 (4.48%) Rackspace
7 2 (2.99%) Percona
7 2 (2.99%) Sybase
7 2 (2.99%) IBM
7 2 (2.99%) Symantec
8 1 (1.49%) Veritas
8 1 (1.49%) Sun
Berkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits to be discussed
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: + benefits package.
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 5 days ago