The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry 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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 65 71 59
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 9 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 1.24% 0.78% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 0.84% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 3
Average salary £30,000 £44,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.81% +35.38%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,750
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.91%
Linux Engineer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Coventry 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
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
696 718 522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 96.00% 93.49% 95.78%
Number of salaries quoted 582 611 439
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in Coventry

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

Linux Engineer Salary Trend in Coventry

Linux Engineer
Salary Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Engineer across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Linux Engineer Salary Histogram in Coventry

Linux Engineer
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (83.33%) Red Hat
3 8 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (58.33%) Windows
4 7 (58.33%) HP
5 6 (50.00%) Wireless
5 6 (50.00%) Hyper-V
5 6 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 6 (50.00%) Windows 8
5 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
6 5 (41.67%) Manufacturing
7 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (16.67%) Finance
7 2 (16.67%) NetApp
7 2 (16.67%) Unix
8 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (8.33%) SAN
8 1 (8.33%) DHCP
8 1 (8.33%) DNS
8 1 (8.33%) Cisco
8 1 (8.33%) CCNP
8 1 (8.33%) CCNA
8 1 (8.33%) NCDA
8 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
8 1 (8.33%) Presales

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Coventry 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (8.33%) DHCP
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) SAN
General
1 5 (41.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (58.33%) Windows
4 6 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 6 (50.00%) Windows 8
4 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (8.33%) Presales
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CCNA
1 1 (8.33%) CCNP
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (8.33%) NCDA
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Red Hat
2 7 (58.33%) HP
3 2 (16.67%) NetApp
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco