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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 155 140 124
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 70 88 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.35% 1.62% 2.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.42% 1.69% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 66 80 94
Average salary £55,000 £43,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.90% -4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
4915 5222 5093
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.83% 95.87% 95.84%
Number of salaries quoted 4024 3855 3742
Average salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 +18 39 £50,500 +18.82% 5
Slough -16 6 £21,500 -48.80% 2
Newbury +23 3 £50,000 +21.95%
Maidenhead -7 1 £60,000 +87.50% 1
Bracknell -13 1 £40,000 -11.11%
Linux Engineer
South East

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 185 (100.00%) Linux
2 96 (51.89%) Red Hat
3 83 (44.86%) Windows
4 82 (44.32%) Cisco
5 78 (42.16%) VMware
6 68 (36.76%) ITIL
7 64 (34.59%) Perl
8 61 (32.97%) Python
9 54 (29.19%) Unix
10 50 (27.03%) Firewall
11 46 (24.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 44 (23.78%) CentOS
13 43 (23.24%) VMware Infrastructure
14 41 (22.16%) TCP/IP
15 40 (21.62%) Debian
16 37 (20.00%) EMC
16 37 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
16 37 (20.00%) EMC VNX
17 36 (19.46%) Mentoring
18 35 (18.92%) DNS
19 34 (18.38%) SLA
19 34 (18.38%) Apache
19 34 (18.38%) Java
20 33 (17.84%) Puppet
21 32 (17.30%) Finance
22 31 (16.76%) Solaris
22 31 (16.76%) Ubuntu
23 30 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
23 30 (16.22%) vSphere
23 30 (16.22%) SaaS

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 34 (18.38%) Apache
2 14 (7.57%) Tomcat
3 11 (5.95%) JBoss
4 5 (2.70%) nginx
4 5 (2.70%) WebLogic
5 4 (2.16%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (2.16%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 4 (2.16%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.62%) Node.js
6 3 (1.62%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.08%) Alfresco
7 2 (1.08%) CMS
7 2 (1.08%) Drupal
7 2 (1.08%) WordPress
8 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.54%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (0.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (16.22%) SaaS
2 19 (10.27%) OpenShift
3 10 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (3.78%) PaaS
5 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 50 (27.03%) Firewall
2 41 (22.16%) TCP/IP
3 37 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 35 (18.92%) DNS
5 23 (12.43%) HTTP
6 21 (11.35%) Cisco IOS
7 17 (9.19%) SAN
8 16 (8.65%) SMTP
9 10 (5.41%) BGP
9 10 (5.41%) DHCP
9 10 (5.41%) IPsec
9 10 (5.41%) Network Security
10 8 (4.32%) 3GPP
10 8 (4.32%) Diameter Protocol
10 8 (4.32%) Internet
10 8 (4.32%) WLAN
11 6 (3.24%) LAN
11 6 (3.24%) WAN
12 5 (2.70%) DVB
12 5 (2.70%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (15.14%) MySQL
2 8 (4.32%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (2.16%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.16%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.62%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.62%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.54%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 16 (8.65%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (1.08%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.54%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.54%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.54%) Hudson
General
1 32 (17.30%) Finance
2 20 (10.81%) French Language
2 20 (10.81%) German Language
3 5 (2.70%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.62%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.08%) Billing
6 1 (0.54%) Electronics
6 1 (0.54%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (15.14%) LAMP
2 9 (4.86%) STL
3 8 (4.32%) LAPP Stack
3 8 (4.32%) Middleware
3 8 (4.32%) Oracle Fusion
4 5 (2.70%) LEMP Stack
5 4 (2.16%) .NET
6 2 (1.08%) Qt
6 2 (1.08%) Web Services
7 1 (0.54%) Ajax
7 1 (0.54%) CSS
7 1 (0.54%) HTML
7 1 (0.54%) libvirt
7 1 (0.54%) MCollective
7 1 (0.54%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (20.00%) EMC VNX
2 30 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (9.73%) Data Centre
4 6 (3.24%) Client/Server
4 6 (3.24%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.16%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.08%) Clustering
6 2 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.08%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.08%) Physics
6 2 (1.08%) Statistics
7 1 (0.54%) Derivative
7 1 (0.54%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 185 (100.00%) Linux
2 83 (44.86%) Windows
3 54 (29.19%) Unix
4 46 (24.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 44 (23.78%) CentOS
6 40 (21.62%) Debian
7 31 (16.76%) Solaris
7 31 (16.76%) Ubuntu
8 30 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 29 (15.68%) Windows Server 2003
10 20 (10.81%) Windows 2000
11 11 (5.95%) Windows Server
12 8 (4.32%) Embedded Linux
12 8 (4.32%) Fedora
13 5 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (2.16%) Windows 7
15 2 (1.08%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.54%) OpenBSD
16 1 (0.54%) SUSE
16 1 (0.54%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (36.76%) ITIL
2 36 (19.46%) Mentoring
3 28 (15.14%) High Availability
4 26 (14.05%) Service Management
5 21 (11.35%) Capacity Planning
6 20 (10.81%) Information Security
6 20 (10.81%) Risk Management
7 19 (10.27%) DevOps
8 16 (8.65%) Case Management
8 16 (8.65%) Coaching
8 16 (8.65%) Performance Improvement
9 13 (7.03%) Change Management
10 12 (6.49%) Configuration Management
11 11 (5.95%) Migration
12 10 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
12 10 (5.41%) Software Engineering
13 9 (4.86%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (4.32%) Network Design
15 7 (3.78%) Problem Management
15 7 (3.78%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (34.59%) Perl
2 61 (32.97%) Python
3 34 (18.38%) Java
4 29 (15.68%) PowerShell
5 26 (14.05%) Ruby
6 17 (9.19%) C++
7 13 (7.03%) SQL
8 11 (5.95%) C
8 11 (5.95%) PHP
9 10 (5.41%) PHP 5
10 9 (4.86%) Bash Shell
11 6 (3.24%) Embedded C
11 6 (3.24%) Shell Script
12 5 (2.70%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.54%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.54%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (13.51%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (12.97%) CCNP
3 18 (9.73%) Degree
3 18 (9.73%) ITIL Certification
4 16 (8.65%) CCNA
4 16 (8.65%) RHCE
4 16 (8.65%) RHCSA
4 16 (8.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (4.32%) CCIE
6 3 (1.62%) CEH
6 3 (1.62%) CISSP
7 2 (1.08%) PhD
8 1 (0.54%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (18.38%) SLA
2 17 (9.19%) QA
System Software
1 43 (23.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (16.22%) vSphere
3 22 (11.89%) Hyper-V
4 20 (10.81%) Active Directory
5 13 (7.03%) VMware ESX
6 10 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (3.78%) Docker
8 5 (2.70%) qmail
8 5 (2.70%) Squid
9 4 (2.16%) Firmware
9 4 (2.16%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (1.08%) Xen
11 1 (0.54%) Ceph
11 1 (0.54%) KVM
11 1 (0.54%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 33 (17.84%) Puppet
2 29 (15.68%) Nagios
3 22 (11.89%) SCCM
4 21 (11.35%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 21 (11.35%) WSUS
5 20 (10.81%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (2.70%) Cacti
6 5 (2.70%) collectd
6 5 (2.70%) Ganglia
6 5 (2.70%) Graphite
6 5 (2.70%) logstash
6 5 (2.70%) ZABBIX
7 4 (2.16%) NetBackup
7 4 (2.16%) OpenAM
8 3 (1.62%) Ansible
9 2 (1.08%) cPanel
9 2 (1.08%) Linux-HA
9 2 (1.08%) Plesk
9 2 (1.08%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (0.54%) SCOM
Vendors
1 96 (51.89%) Red Hat
2 82 (44.32%) Cisco
3 78 (42.16%) VMware
4 37 (20.00%) EMC
5 22 (11.89%) Juniper
6 21 (11.35%) CheckPoint
6 21 (11.35%) F5
6 21 (11.35%) Qualys
7 20 (10.81%) Blue Coat
7 20 (10.81%) Crossbeam
7 20 (10.81%) Palo Alto
7 20 (10.81%) Sourcefire
8 17 (9.19%) Sun
9 13 (7.03%) Oracle
10 9 (4.86%) HP
11 6 (3.24%) Microsoft
12 5 (2.70%) Brocade
12 5 (2.70%) Citrix
12 5 (2.70%) Splunk
13 4 (2.16%) Intel
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