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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 178 179 211
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 46 39 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.78% 0.71% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 0.76% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 43 35 12
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £37,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
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
5441 5117 5178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.78% 93.19% 93.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3746 3943 4322
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £61,500 £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 18 September 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 18 September 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
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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
Reading 0 26 £35,000 -36.36%
Slough +5 12 £30,500 -18.66%
Windsor - 2 £55,000 -
Wokingham -6 1 £31,000 -38.00%
Linux Engineer
South East

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 76 (100.00%) Linux
2 55 (72.37%) Red Hat
3 39 (51.32%) VMware
4 35 (46.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 34 (44.74%) VMware Infrastructure
6 25 (32.89%) CentOS
7 24 (31.58%) MySQL
7 24 (31.58%) DNS
8 20 (26.32%) Python
8 20 (26.32%) UNIX
9 18 (23.68%) Perl
9 18 (23.68%) Cisco Certification
10 17 (22.37%) Windows
10 17 (22.37%) MS Excel
10 17 (22.37%) TCP/IP
11 16 (21.05%) Apache
11 16 (21.05%) Bash Shell
12 15 (19.74%) KVM
13 14 (18.42%) Ubuntu
13 14 (18.42%) SQL Server
13 14 (18.42%) RHCE
14 13 (17.11%) CCNA
14 13 (17.11%) Solaris
15 11 (14.47%) Microsoft
15 11 (14.47%) Multimedia
15 11 (14.47%) Telecoms
15 11 (14.47%) Hyper-V
16 10 (13.16%) LTE
16 10 (13.16%) Visualisation
16 10 (13.16%) 4G

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 16 (21.05%) Apache
2 9 (11.84%) IIS
3 6 (7.89%) nginx
4 4 (5.26%) Drupal
4 4 (5.26%) Alfresco
4 4 (5.26%) WordPress
5 3 (3.95%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.32%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.32%) CMS
6 1 (1.32%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (22.37%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.58%) SaaS
2 2 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (31.58%) DNS
2 17 (22.37%) TCP/IP
3 10 (13.16%) LTE
3 10 (13.16%) 4G
3 10 (13.16%) VoLTE
4 6 (7.89%) OSPF
4 6 (7.89%) BGP
4 6 (7.89%) VPN
5 5 (6.58%) NAS
5 5 (6.58%) SMTP
5 5 (6.58%) HTTP
5 5 (6.58%) SAN
6 4 (5.26%) SSL
6 4 (5.26%) DHCP
7 3 (3.95%) SSH
8 2 (2.63%) FTP
8 2 (2.63%) NetScaler
9 1 (1.32%) Structured Cabling
9 1 (1.32%) Network Security
9 1 (1.32%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (31.58%) MySQL
2 14 (18.42%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.32%) Big Data
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.32%) Subversion
General
1 11 (14.47%) Multimedia
1 11 (14.47%) Telecoms
2 6 (7.89%) Finance
3 1 (1.32%) Billing
3 1 (1.32%) Marketing
3 1 (1.32%) Electronics
3 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.32%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.32%) LAMP
1 1 (1.32%) Web Services
1 1 (1.32%) Flash
1 1 (1.32%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.16%) Visualisation
2 5 (6.58%) Client/Server
3 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.63%) Clustering
5 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.32%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 76 (100.00%) Linux
2 35 (46.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 25 (32.89%) CentOS
4 20 (26.32%) UNIX
5 17 (22.37%) Windows
6 14 (18.42%) Ubuntu
7 13 (17.11%) Solaris
8 8 (10.53%) SUSE
9 5 (6.58%) Debian
10 4 (5.26%) FreeBSD
11 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (1.32%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (1.32%) OpenBSD
12 1 (1.32%) VMS
12 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (11.84%) Load Balancing
1 9 (11.84%) Problem Management
2 8 (10.53%) Service Management
3 6 (7.89%) Configuration Management
3 6 (7.89%) Project Management
4 5 (6.58%) Capacity Management
4 5 (6.58%) DevOps
4 5 (6.58%) Mentoring
4 5 (6.58%) Product Management
4 5 (6.58%) Migration
5 4 (5.26%) Project Planning
5 4 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (3.95%) Software Licensing
7 2 (2.63%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (1.32%) Software Deployment
8 1 (1.32%) Software Distribution
8 1 (1.32%) High Availability
8 1 (1.32%) Vulnerability Management
8 1 (1.32%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 20 (26.32%) Python
2 18 (23.68%) Perl
3 16 (21.05%) Bash Shell
4 10 (13.16%) Ruby
5 9 (11.84%) PowerShell
6 5 (6.58%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.63%) PHP
7 2 (2.63%) SQL
8 1 (1.32%) C
8 1 (1.32%) C++
8 1 (1.32%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (23.68%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (18.42%) RHCE
3 13 (17.11%) CCNA
4 10 (13.16%) RHCA
5 6 (7.89%) Security Cleared
6 4 (5.26%) SCSA
6 4 (5.26%) SC Cleared
7 3 (3.95%) Degree
8 2 (2.63%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.32%) MCITP
9 1 (1.32%) MCSE
9 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.89%) SLA
1 6 (7.89%) QA
System Software
1 34 (44.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (19.74%) KVM
3 11 (14.47%) Hyper-V
4 8 (10.53%) VMware ESX
4 8 (10.53%) vSphere
5 4 (5.26%) Active Directory
5 4 (5.26%) NFS
6 1 (1.32%) QEMU
6 1 (1.32%) qmail
6 1 (1.32%) Squid
Systems Management
1 10 (13.16%) Plesk
2 7 (9.21%) Puppet
3 6 (7.89%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.63%) Netcool
4 2 (2.63%) Nagios
4 2 (2.63%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.63%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.32%) YUM
5 1 (1.32%) CFEngine
5 1 (1.32%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.32%) Munin
5 1 (1.32%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 55 (72.37%) Red Hat
2 39 (51.32%) VMware
3 11 (14.47%) Microsoft
4 9 (11.84%) Cisco
5 7 (9.21%) HP
6 4 (5.26%) Sun
6 4 (5.26%) Veritas
7 3 (3.95%) Oracle
7 3 (3.95%) NetApp
8 2 (2.63%) Juniper
8 2 (2.63%) EMC
8 2 (2.63%) Citrix
9 1 (1.32%) SAP