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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 203 193 193
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 15 29 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.30% 0.52% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.56% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 15 27 27
Average salary £42,500 £44,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £59,000 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -10.11%
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
4727 5204 5078
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.51% 93.04% 93.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3586 3758 4059
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 £27,500 £27,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 1 July 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 1 July 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 -13 7 £33,500 -23.86% 2
Slough -1 6 £46,250 +12.12% 1
Maidenhead +1 2 £46,250 -2.63%
Newbury - 2 £46,250 -
Bracknell - 2 £46,250 -
Linux Engineer
South East

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 55 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (43.64%) Red Hat
2 24 (43.64%) MySQL
3 20 (36.36%) Perl
3 20 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (32.73%) Python
5 17 (30.91%) SSL
5 17 (30.91%) VMware
6 16 (29.09%) Windows
7 15 (27.27%) Apache
7 15 (27.27%) Nagios
8 14 (25.45%) Microsoft
8 14 (25.45%) TCP/IP
8 14 (25.45%) DNS
9 13 (23.64%) UNIX
9 13 (23.64%) Ubuntu
9 13 (23.64%) CentOS
9 13 (23.64%) Amazon AWS
9 13 (23.64%) Plesk
9 13 (23.64%) Opscode Chef
9 13 (23.64%) cPanel
10 12 (21.82%) Incident Management
10 12 (21.82%) Degree
11 11 (20.00%) Migration
11 11 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (20.00%) Firewall
12 10 (18.18%) PHP
12 10 (18.18%) Data Centre
12 10 (18.18%) Puppet
13 9 (16.36%) KVM

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 15 (27.27%) Apache
2 9 (16.36%) nginx
3 7 (12.73%) CMS
3 7 (12.73%) Drupal
3 7 (12.73%) Alfresco
3 7 (12.73%) WordPress
3 7 (12.73%) IIS
4 4 (7.27%) JBoss
4 4 (7.27%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.64%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (3.64%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (3.64%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (3.64%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.64%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.64%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (16.36%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.64%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (23.64%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (14.55%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (14.55%) Amazon S3
2 8 (14.55%) Amazon SQS
2 8 (14.55%) Amazon ELB
2 8 (14.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.64%) SaaS
5 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (30.91%) SSL
2 14 (25.45%) DNS
2 14 (25.45%) TCP/IP
3 11 (20.00%) Firewall
4 8 (14.55%) OpenVPN
5 7 (12.73%) VPN
6 5 (9.09%) FTP
6 5 (9.09%) HTTP
7 4 (7.27%) LDAP
8 2 (3.64%) LAN
8 2 (3.64%) WAN
8 2 (3.64%) SMTP
8 2 (3.64%) NAS
8 2 (3.64%) SAN
9 1 (1.82%) Internet
9 1 (1.82%) SSH
9 1 (1.82%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (43.64%) MySQL
2 9 (16.36%) SQL Server
3 8 (14.55%) Redis
3 8 (14.55%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (10.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (10.91%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.82%) DB2
6 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 4 (7.27%) GNU Toolchain
1 4 (7.27%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.45%) Subversion
2 3 (5.45%) TeamCity
3 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (12.73%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.45%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.55%) Web Services
2 4 (7.27%) POSIX
3 2 (3.64%) Software Packaging
3 2 (3.64%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 8 (14.55%) Clustering
3 5 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.27%) User Experience
4 4 (7.27%) Management Information System
5 3 (5.45%) Replication
5 3 (5.45%) Mobile App
6 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 55 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (29.09%) Windows
4 13 (23.64%) UNIX
4 13 (23.64%) Ubuntu
4 13 (23.64%) CentOS
5 8 (14.55%) Amazon Linux
6 7 (12.73%) Debian
7 6 (10.91%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (5.45%) Apple iOS
8 3 (5.45%) Android
8 3 (5.45%) SUSE
9 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (3.64%) Windows 8
9 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (3.64%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.82%) HPUX
10 1 (1.82%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.82%) Incident Management
2 11 (20.00%) Migration
3 8 (14.55%) Server Hardening
4 5 (9.09%) DevOps
5 4 (7.27%) Patch Management
5 4 (7.27%) Service Management
5 4 (7.27%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (5.45%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (5.45%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (5.45%) Software Engineering
7 1 (1.82%) SDLC
7 1 (1.82%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.82%) Load Balancing
7 1 (1.82%) Problem Management
7 1 (1.82%) Server Monitoring
7 1 (1.82%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.82%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (36.36%) Perl
2 18 (32.73%) Python
3 10 (18.18%) PHP
4 9 (16.36%) Ruby
5 8 (14.55%) Bash Shell
6 7 (12.73%) SQL
7 4 (7.27%) C++
8 3 (5.45%) Java
8 3 (5.45%) Embedded C
8 3 (5.45%) C
9 2 (3.64%) Shell Script
9 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (21.82%) Degree
2 5 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 5 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.09%) RHCE
3 4 (7.27%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.82%) SCSA
4 1 (1.82%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.91%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (16.36%) KVM
3 6 (10.91%) Active Directory
4 5 (9.09%) VMware ESX
5 4 (7.27%) vSphere
6 2 (3.64%) qmail
6 2 (3.64%) Squid
6 2 (3.64%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.82%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (1.82%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 15 (27.27%) Nagios
2 13 (23.64%) Plesk
2 13 (23.64%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (23.64%) cPanel
3 10 (18.18%) Puppet
4 8 (14.55%) logstash
5 7 (12.73%) Webmin
6 5 (9.09%) ZABBIX
7 4 (7.27%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (5.45%) Cacti
8 3 (5.45%) Ansible
9 2 (3.64%) OpenAM
9 2 (3.64%) SCCM
10 1 (1.82%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (1.82%) yum
Vendors
1 24 (43.64%) Red Hat
2 17 (30.91%) VMware
3 14 (25.45%) Microsoft
4 6 (10.91%) HP
5 5 (9.09%) EMC
6 3 (5.45%) Oracle
6 3 (5.45%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.82%) Sybase
7 1 (1.82%) IBM
7 1 (1.82%) Sun
7 1 (1.82%) Veritas
7 1 (1.82%) Symantec
Reading, Berkshire
Talent International
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + bonus, benefits & equity
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
360 Resourcing
Salary: £35k - 50k per year + excellent bens
Posted: 12 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago