The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire 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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 114 105 128
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 11 17 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.64% 0.97% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 1.02% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 5 14 2
Average salary £41,500 £32,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.68% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,600 £30,000 £30,400
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £34,000 £45,600
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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 Buckinghamshire 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
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1664 1672 1846
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 96.13% 95.22% 95.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1398 1320 1435
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Linux Engineer Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

Linux Engineer
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Engineer across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Linux Engineer Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Linux Engineer
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
High Wycombe - 5 £55,000 - 2
Milton Keynes -15 3 £41,500 +29.68%
Aylesbury - 1 £60,000 - 1
Linux Engineer
South East

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 24 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (79.17%) Unix
3 10 (41.67%) VMware
3 10 (41.67%) Clustering
3 10 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (41.67%) Red Hat
3 10 (41.67%) Configuration Management
3 10 (41.67%) Red Hat Satellite
3 10 (41.67%) Kernel Tuning
3 10 (41.67%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (37.50%) Finance
5 8 (33.33%) Python
5 8 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (29.17%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (25.00%) Puppet
7 6 (25.00%) Windows
8 5 (20.83%) Perl
8 5 (20.83%) MySQL
8 5 (20.83%) Ruby
8 5 (20.83%) QA
8 5 (20.83%) DevOps
9 4 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (16.67%) Software Delivery
9 4 (16.67%) Windows Server
9 4 (16.67%) Jenkins
9 4 (16.67%) Web Development
9 4 (16.67%) JIRA
9 4 (16.67%) Incident Management
9 4 (16.67%) SQL
9 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 1 (4.17%) Apache
1 1 (4.17%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) HTTP
2 2 (8.33%) Firewall
2 2 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 4 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
1 1 (4.17%) LAMP
1 1 (4.17%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) Clustering
2 4 (16.67%) Replication
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (79.17%) Unix
3 10 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (25.00%) Windows
5 4 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Configuration Management
1 10 (41.67%) Kernel Tuning
1 10 (41.67%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (20.83%) DevOps
3 4 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 4 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 4 (16.67%) Software Delivery
3 4 (16.67%) Web Development
4 3 (12.50%) High Availability
4 3 (12.50%) SDLC
5 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.17%) ITIL
6 1 (4.17%) Scalability Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.17%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) Python
2 5 (20.83%) Perl
2 5 (20.83%) Ruby
3 4 (16.67%) SQL
4 3 (12.50%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.17%) C#
5 1 (4.17%) C++
5 1 (4.17%) Java
5 1 (4.17%) PHP
5 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) CCNA
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.17%) ISEB
1 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) QA
2 4 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (41.67%) Red Hat Satellite
2 7 (29.17%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (25.00%) Puppet
4 3 (12.50%) Linux-HA
4 3 (12.50%) Nagios
4 3 (12.50%) Opsview
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Red Hat
1 10 (41.67%) VMware
2 3 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (4.17%) Brocade
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco
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