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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 193 185 189
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 24 38 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.47% 0.67% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.73% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 21 36 31
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 £32,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £65,000
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
4735 5236 4992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.14% 92.69% 94.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3553 3803 3970
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
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 28 May 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 28 May 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 -17 11 £33,000 -25.00% 1
Slough +5 7 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Bracknell +19 5 £50,000 -4.76%
Maidenhead +2 2 £46,250 -2.63%
Newbury - 2 £46,250 -
Linux Engineer
South East

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 71 (100.00%) Linux
2 39 (54.93%) MySQL
3 31 (43.66%) Red Hat
4 27 (38.03%) VMware
5 26 (36.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 26 (36.62%) Apache
6 25 (35.21%) Perl
7 23 (32.39%) Python
7 23 (32.39%) Plesk
7 23 (32.39%) cPanel
8 21 (29.58%) SSL
9 20 (28.17%) nginx
10 19 (26.76%) Nagios
11 18 (25.35%) CentOS
11 18 (25.35%) VMware Infrastructure
11 18 (25.35%) Ubuntu
12 17 (23.94%) Microsoft
12 17 (23.94%) SQL Server
12 17 (23.94%) IIS
12 17 (23.94%) Webmin
12 17 (23.94%) Amazon AWS
12 17 (23.94%) Opscode Chef
13 16 (22.54%) Windows
13 16 (22.54%) Incident Management
14 15 (21.13%) UNIX
14 15 (21.13%) DNS
14 15 (21.13%) Firewall
14 15 (21.13%) KVM
15 14 (19.72%) TCP/IP
15 14 (19.72%) MS Excel

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 26 (36.62%) Apache
2 20 (28.17%) nginx
3 17 (23.94%) IIS
4 9 (12.68%) CMS
4 9 (12.68%) Alfresco
4 9 (12.68%) WordPress
4 9 (12.68%) Drupal
5 4 (5.63%) Tomcat
5 4 (5.63%) JBoss
6 2 (2.82%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.82%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (2.82%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.82%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (2.82%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.82%) OpenStack
Applications
1 14 (19.72%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.82%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (23.94%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (16.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 12 (16.90%) Amazon ELB
2 12 (16.90%) Amazon SQS
2 12 (16.90%) Amazon EC2
2 12 (16.90%) Amazon S3
3 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.82%) SaaS
5 1 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (29.58%) SSL
2 15 (21.13%) DNS
2 15 (21.13%) Firewall
3 14 (19.72%) TCP/IP
4 12 (16.90%) OpenVPN
5 7 (9.86%) VPN
6 5 (7.04%) FTP
6 5 (7.04%) HTTP
7 4 (5.63%) LDAP
8 2 (2.82%) NAS
8 2 (2.82%) SAN
8 2 (2.82%) WAN
8 2 (2.82%) SMTP
8 2 (2.82%) LAN
9 1 (1.41%) DHCP
9 1 (1.41%) Internet
9 1 (1.41%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (54.93%) MySQL
2 17 (23.94%) SQL Server
3 12 (16.90%) Amazon RDS
3 12 (16.90%) Redis
4 9 (12.68%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (12.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (2.82%) DB2
5 2 (2.82%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Jenkins
1 4 (5.63%) GNU Toolchain
2 3 (4.23%) TeamCity
2 3 (4.23%) Subversion
3 2 (2.82%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (9.86%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.23%) Finance
2 3 (4.23%) Games
2 3 (4.23%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.90%) Web Services
2 4 (5.63%) POSIX
3 2 (2.82%) Software Packaging
3 2 (2.82%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.31%) Data Centre
2 10 (14.08%) Clustering
3 6 (8.45%) Mobile App
4 5 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (7.04%) Replication
5 4 (5.63%) Management Information System
5 4 (5.63%) User Experience
6 2 (2.82%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 71 (100.00%) Linux
2 26 (36.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 18 (25.35%) CentOS
3 18 (25.35%) Ubuntu
4 16 (22.54%) Windows
5 15 (21.13%) UNIX
6 12 (16.90%) Amazon Linux
7 8 (11.27%) Debian
8 6 (8.45%) Android
8 6 (8.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (8.45%) Apple iOS
9 4 (5.63%) SUSE
10 2 (2.82%) Windows 7
10 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (2.82%) HPUX
10 2 (2.82%) Windows 8
10 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (1.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.54%) Incident Management
2 13 (18.31%) Migration
3 12 (16.90%) Server Hardening
4 5 (7.04%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (7.04%) DevOps
5 4 (5.63%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (5.63%) Service Management
5 4 (5.63%) Patch Management
5 4 (5.63%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (4.23%) Database Tuning
6 3 (4.23%) Software Engineering
7 2 (2.82%) Data Management
7 2 (2.82%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.41%) Open Source
8 1 (1.41%) Server Monitoring
8 1 (1.41%) Mentoring
8 1 (1.41%) SDLC
8 1 (1.41%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.41%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.41%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 25 (35.21%) Perl
2 23 (32.39%) Python
3 14 (19.72%) PHP
4 10 (14.08%) SQL
5 9 (12.68%) Ruby
5 9 (12.68%) Bash Shell
6 4 (5.63%) C++
7 3 (4.23%) C
7 3 (4.23%) Java
7 3 (4.23%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.23%) Embedded C
8 2 (2.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (15.49%) Degree
2 6 (8.45%) RHCE
3 5 (7.04%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.04%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.63%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.41%) RHCSA
5 1 (1.41%) SCSA
5 1 (1.41%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.27%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (25.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (21.13%) KVM
3 9 (12.68%) VMware ESX
3 9 (12.68%) vSphere
4 6 (8.45%) Active Directory
5 2 (2.82%) Squid
5 2 (2.82%) qmail
5 2 (2.82%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.41%) VMFS
6 1 (1.41%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 23 (32.39%) Plesk
1 23 (32.39%) cPanel
2 19 (26.76%) Nagios
3 17 (23.94%) Webmin
3 17 (23.94%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (16.90%) logstash
5 11 (15.49%) Puppet
6 5 (7.04%) ZABBIX
7 4 (5.63%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (4.23%) Ansible
8 3 (4.23%) Cacti
9 2 (2.82%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (2.82%) SCCM
9 2 (2.82%) OpenAM
10 1 (1.41%) yum
Vendors
1 31 (43.66%) Red Hat
2 27 (38.03%) VMware
3 17 (23.94%) Microsoft
4 7 (9.86%) HP
5 6 (8.45%) EMC
6 4 (5.63%) Oracle
7 3 (4.23%) Rackspace
8 2 (2.82%) IBM
8 2 (2.82%) Symantec
8 2 (2.82%) Sybase
9 1 (1.41%) Sun
9 1 (1.41%) Veritas
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: £25-28k + benefits package.
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago