The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Brighton 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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 93 72 85
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 18 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 1.47% 1.02% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.49% 1.04% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 18 7 3
Average salary £51,250 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.58% -5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £43,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-6.97% -2.27%
Linux Engineer
East Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Brighton 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
Brighton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1212 671 804
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 99.02% 97.96% 95.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1034 613 728
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
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 Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux Engineer in the job title across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Engineer across the Brighton region.

Linux Engineer Salary Trend in Brighton

Linux Engineer
Salary Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Engineer across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Linux Engineer Salary Histogram in Brighton

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Brighton 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 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (88.89%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (83.33%) TCP/IP
4 13 (72.22%) SMTP
4 13 (72.22%) HTTP
4 13 (72.22%) Web Services
4 13 (72.22%) Ubuntu
4 13 (72.22%) Debian
4 13 (72.22%) Open Source
4 13 (72.22%) Mobile App
4 13 (72.22%) Digital Media
4 13 (72.22%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (66.67%) UNIX
6 9 (50.00%) Ruby
6 9 (50.00%) Bash Shell
7 6 (33.33%) Perl
8 3 (16.67%) PHP
8 3 (16.67%) Python
8 3 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (16.67%) Marketing
8 3 (16.67%) Web Development
8 3 (16.67%) LAMP
8 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (16.67%) Puppet
8 3 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (16.67%) DevOps
8 3 (16.67%) Rackspace
9 2 (11.11%) SSH
9 2 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (11.11%) DHCP

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Brighton 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.

Cloud Services
1 16 (88.89%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (72.22%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 15 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 13 (72.22%) SMTP
2 13 (72.22%) HTTP
3 2 (11.11%) SSH
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (11.11%) DHCP
3 2 (11.11%) FTP
3 2 (11.11%) DNS
3 2 (11.11%) Internet
3 2 (11.11%) VoIP
3 2 (11.11%) WAN
General
1 3 (16.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (72.22%) Web Services
2 3 (16.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (72.22%) Open Source
1 13 (72.22%) Mobile App
1 13 (72.22%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (72.22%) Ubuntu
2 13 (72.22%) Debian
3 12 (66.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
1 3 (16.67%) Web Development
1 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (16.67%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) Ruby
1 9 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 6 (33.33%) Perl
3 3 (16.67%) PHP
3 3 (16.67%) Python
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Puppet
1 3 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Rackspace
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco