The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 58 58 55
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 4 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 0.81% 0.24% 1.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 0.25% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 5
Average salary £41,250 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.84%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +7.59%
Linux Engineer
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheltenham 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
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
471 405 318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 95.73% 97.36% 95.50%
Number of salaries quoted 328 329 280
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 April 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Perl
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Apache
2 3 (75.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) MySQL
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) IIS
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) LAMP
3 2 (50.00%) Digital Media
3 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (25.00%) EqualLogic
4 1 (25.00%) iPad
4 1 (25.00%) Puppet
4 1 (25.00%) Electronics
4 1 (25.00%) PHP
4 1 (25.00%) CentOS
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) Dell
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (25.00%) Apple

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 3 (75.00%) Apache
1 3 (75.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) HTTP
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) MySQL
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) LAMP
2 1 (25.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (25.00%) EqualLogic
2 1 (25.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) CentOS
3 1 (25.00%) FreeNAS
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 1 (25.00%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Perl
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (75.00%) Python
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Apple
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Dell
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat