The first table below looks at the demand for the Linux Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cheltenham region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank - 38 45
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 0 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham - 0.94% 1.57%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.96% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £37,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
Job Titles Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
283 209 375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 98.26% 98.58% 97.91%
Number of salaries quoted 239 190 327
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Linux Engineer
Gloucestershire

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

Linux Engineer Salary Trend in Cheltenham

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 5 (100.00%) HPUX
1 5 (100.00%) Solaris
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 5 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (80.00%) UNIX
2 4 (80.00%) Clustering
2 4 (80.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (80.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (80.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (40.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) SAN
4 1 (20.00%) NetApp
4 1 (20.00%) Veritas
4 1 (20.00%) JBoss
4 1 (20.00%) Apache
4 1 (20.00%) DHCP
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) C++
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) Perl
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) J2EE
4 1 (20.00%) MySQL
4 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 (20.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (20.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) HPUX
1 5 (100.00%) Solaris
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (80.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 4 (80.00%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (80.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
2 1 (20.00%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) C++
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (40.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) NetApp
3 1 (20.00%) Veritas
3 1 (20.00%) Symantec
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Brocade
3 1 (20.00%) JBoss
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco