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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 184 190 218
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 38 32 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.65% 0.58% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.62% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 35 31 13
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £43,250 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-7.51% -1.70%
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
5428 5176 5321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.39% 93.14% 94.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3795 4075 4454
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 21 August 2014.

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 21 August 2014. 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 -4 20 £43,250 -13.50% 1
Slough +6 9 £30,250 -19.33% 1
Windsor - 2 £55,000 -
Wokingham -2 1 £31,000 -38.00%
Linux Engineer
South East

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 79 (100.00%) Linux
2 56 (70.89%) Red Hat
3 35 (44.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 34 (43.04%) VMware
5 28 (35.44%) DNS
5 28 (35.44%) CentOS
6 25 (31.65%) VMware Infrastructure
7 24 (30.38%) UNIX
8 21 (26.58%) MySQL
9 20 (25.32%) Perl
10 19 (24.05%) MS Excel
11 18 (22.78%) Windows
11 18 (22.78%) Python
11 18 (22.78%) TCP/IP
11 18 (22.78%) Bash Shell
12 17 (21.52%) RHCE
13 16 (20.25%) Ubuntu
14 15 (18.99%) Microsoft
14 15 (18.99%) Cisco Certification
15 13 (16.46%) Apache
16 12 (15.19%) SQL Server
16 12 (15.19%) SMTP
16 12 (15.19%) HTTP
16 12 (15.19%) Load Balancing
16 12 (15.19%) Problem Management
17 11 (13.92%) Service Management
17 11 (13.92%) KVM
18 10 (12.66%) Solaris
18 10 (12.66%) CCNA
19 9 (11.39%) SLA

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 13 (16.46%) Apache
2 7 (8.86%) IIS
3 5 (6.33%) Drupal
3 5 (6.33%) Alfresco
3 5 (6.33%) WordPress
4 4 (5.06%) nginx
5 3 (3.80%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.80%) CMS
6 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 19 (24.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.33%) SaaS
2 2 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (35.44%) DNS
2 18 (22.78%) TCP/IP
3 12 (15.19%) SMTP
3 12 (15.19%) HTTP
4 7 (8.86%) VPN
4 7 (8.86%) LTE
4 7 (8.86%) 4G
4 7 (8.86%) VoLTE
5 6 (7.59%) SAN
5 6 (7.59%) OSPF
5 6 (7.59%) BGP
6 5 (6.33%) Internet
6 5 (6.33%) NAS
6 5 (6.33%) SSL
7 4 (5.06%) DHCP
7 4 (5.06%) FTP
8 3 (3.80%) Firewall
8 3 (3.80%) SSH
9 2 (2.53%) tcpdump
9 2 (2.53%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (26.58%) MySQL
2 12 (15.19%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.06%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.53%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.27%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Metasploit
1 2 (2.53%) GNU Toolchain
2 1 (1.27%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (11.39%) Finance
2 8 (10.13%) Telecoms
3 7 (8.86%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.27%) Billing
4 1 (1.27%) Marketing
4 1 (1.27%) Electronics
4 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.27%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.53%) POSIX
2 1 (1.27%) Middleware
2 1 (1.27%) LAMP
2 1 (1.27%) Web Services
2 1 (1.27%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.13%) Client/Server
2 6 (7.59%) Visualisation
3 3 (3.80%) Clustering
4 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.27%) DTV
4 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.27%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 79 (100.00%) Linux
2 35 (44.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 28 (35.44%) CentOS
4 24 (30.38%) UNIX
5 18 (22.78%) Windows
6 16 (20.25%) Ubuntu
7 10 (12.66%) Solaris
8 9 (11.39%) SUSE
9 5 (6.33%) Debian
10 3 (3.80%) FreeBSD
11 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (1.27%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (1.27%) VMS
12 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (1.27%) AIX
12 1 (1.27%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.19%) Load Balancing
1 12 (15.19%) Problem Management
2 11 (13.92%) Service Management
3 9 (11.39%) Project Management
4 8 (10.13%) Product Management
4 8 (10.13%) Capacity Management
5 7 (8.86%) Migration
6 5 (6.33%) Configuration Management
6 5 (6.33%) DevOps
7 4 (5.06%) Project Planning
8 3 (3.80%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (3.80%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (2.53%) SIEM
9 2 (2.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 1 (1.27%) Information Security
10 1 (1.27%) Programme Management
10 1 (1.27%) Digital Marketing
10 1 (1.27%) Performance Management
10 1 (1.27%) Database Tuning
10 1 (1.27%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 20 (25.32%) Perl
2 18 (22.78%) Python
2 18 (22.78%) Bash Shell
3 8 (10.13%) SQL
3 8 (10.13%) Ruby
4 6 (7.59%) PowerShell
4 6 (7.59%) Shell Script
5 3 (3.80%) PHP
6 2 (2.53%) C
6 2 (2.53%) C++
7 1 (1.27%) Java
7 1 (1.27%) AWK
7 1 (1.27%) sed
Qualifications
1 17 (21.52%) RHCE
2 15 (18.99%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (12.66%) CCNA
4 6 (7.59%) RHCA
4 6 (7.59%) Degree
4 6 (7.59%) Security Cleared
5 4 (5.06%) SC Cleared
5 4 (5.06%) SCSA
6 2 (2.53%) CEH
6 2 (2.53%) CISSP
6 2 (2.53%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.53%) OSCP
6 2 (2.53%) OSCE
7 1 (1.27%) MCSE
7 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.27%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.39%) SLA
1 9 (11.39%) QA
2 2 (2.53%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.53%) HIPAA
System Software
1 25 (31.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (13.92%) KVM
3 8 (10.13%) Hyper-V
3 8 (10.13%) VMware ESX
4 5 (6.33%) vSphere
5 4 (5.06%) NFS
6 3 (3.80%) Active Directory
7 2 (2.53%) Snort
7 2 (2.53%) Nmap
8 1 (1.27%) Squid
8 1 (1.27%) qmail
Systems Management
1 9 (11.39%) Plesk
2 6 (7.59%) Puppet
3 5 (6.33%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.53%) Netcool
4 2 (2.53%) Nagios
4 2 (2.53%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.53%) Nessus
4 2 (2.53%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.27%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.27%) Munin
5 1 (1.27%) Zenoss
5 1 (1.27%) YUM
Vendors
1 56 (70.89%) Red Hat
2 34 (43.04%) VMware
3 15 (18.99%) Microsoft
4 9 (11.39%) Cisco
5 7 (8.86%) HP
6 5 (6.33%) Sun
7 4 (5.06%) Veritas
8 3 (3.80%) NetApp
8 3 (3.80%) Oracle
8 3 (3.80%) EMC
9 2 (2.53%) Citrix
9 2 (2.53%) Juniper
9 2 (2.53%) Sophos
9 2 (2.53%) Imperva
10 1 (1.27%) Hitachi
10 1 (1.27%) SAP
Slough, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 28,000 - 33,000 depending on skills
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