The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the East of England region that had Linux Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 165 173 203
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 77 89 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.26% 1.22% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 1.27% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 58 76 59
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,400 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £58,750 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,250 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.17% +6.25%
Linux Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5894 7025 7425
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.12% 96.01% 97.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4912 5965 6037
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England region that featured Linux Engineer in the job title.

Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Linux Engineer Salary Trend in the East of England

Linux Engineer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Engineer across the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016.

Linux Engineer Salary Histogram in the East of England

Linux Engineer
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +26 35 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Cambridgeshire -16 32 £47,500 +5.55% 8
Essex - 6 £50,000 - 1
Bedfordshire - 4 £50,000 -
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, Linux Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 172 (100.00%) Linux
2 79 (45.93%) Python
3 78 (45.35%) Perl
4 53 (30.81%) VMware
5 43 (25.00%) Windows
6 41 (23.84%) Bash Shell
7 38 (22.09%) Amazon AWS
8 36 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
9 35 (20.35%) Puppet
9 35 (20.35%) C
9 35 (20.35%) Red Hat
10 34 (19.77%) TCP/IP
11 33 (19.19%) Degree
12 32 (18.60%) Microsoft
13 31 (18.02%) ITIL
13 31 (18.02%) Agile Software Development
13 31 (18.02%) Software Engineering
13 31 (18.02%) Opscode Chef
14 30 (17.44%) DevOps
14 30 (17.44%) Unix
15 29 (16.86%) Ansible
16 28 (16.28%) MySQL
17 27 (15.70%) Apache
18 26 (15.12%) Windows Server
19 24 (13.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 23 (13.37%) Scrum
21 22 (12.79%) Open Source
22 21 (12.21%) Java
22 21 (12.21%) Active Directory
23 20 (11.63%) Ubuntu

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 27 (15.70%) Apache
2 14 (8.14%) Skype for Business
3 11 (6.40%) MS Exchange
4 10 (5.81%) JBoss
5 9 (5.23%) Tomcat
5 9 (5.23%) WebLogic
6 8 (4.65%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (2.33%) nginx
8 3 (1.74%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.16%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (7.56%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.74%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 38 (22.09%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (11.63%) Office 365
3 11 (6.40%) PaaS
4 8 (4.65%) SaaS
5 5 (2.91%) IaaS
6 4 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (1.16%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 34 (19.77%) TCP/IP
2 19 (11.05%) VPN
3 16 (9.30%) DNS
3 16 (9.30%) VLAN
4 14 (8.14%) Firewall
4 14 (8.14%) Remote Desktop
4 14 (8.14%) VoIP
5 12 (6.98%) SSH
5 12 (6.98%) WAN
6 11 (6.40%) DHCP
6 11 (6.40%) ISDN
6 11 (6.40%) LAN
6 11 (6.40%) MPLS
6 11 (6.40%) PBX
7 8 (4.65%) IPsec
7 8 (4.65%) iSCSI
7 8 (4.65%) Network Security
7 8 (4.65%) SAN
8 7 (4.07%) LDAP
9 6 (3.49%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (16.28%) MySQL
2 14 (8.14%) MongoDB
3 8 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.16%) Firebird
5 1 (0.58%) Big Data
5 1 (0.58%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (6.98%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.33%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.33%) Subversion
3 3 (1.74%) JIRA
4 2 (1.16%) Maven
5 1 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.58%) Vagrant
General
1 13 (7.56%) Finance
2 11 (6.40%) Retail
3 9 (5.23%) Banking
3 9 (5.23%) Electronics
4 8 (4.65%) Publishing
5 7 (4.07%) Telecoms
6 6 (3.49%) Multimedia
7 5 (2.91%) Automotive
8 3 (1.74%) Games
9 1 (0.58%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.56%) Web Services
2 10 (5.81%) LAMP
3 9 (5.23%) Middleware
4 6 (3.49%) HTML
5 5 (2.91%) OpenGL
5 5 (2.91%) OpenGL ES
5 5 (2.91%) Wayland
6 4 (2.33%) Android SDK
6 4 (2.33%) LEMP Stack
7 3 (1.74%) Buildbot
7 3 (1.74%) HEVC
7 3 (1.74%) JSON
7 3 (1.74%) SAML
7 3 (1.74%) XML
7 3 (1.74%) XMPP
8 2 (1.16%) COM
9 1 (0.58%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.63%) Data Centre
2 15 (8.72%) Mathematics
3 9 (5.23%) PKI
4 8 (4.65%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.49%) PACS
6 5 (2.91%) Client/Server
6 5 (2.91%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (1.74%) CCTV
7 3 (1.74%) Device Driver
7 3 (1.74%) Physics
7 3 (1.74%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.74%) Replication
7 3 (1.74%) STB
8 1 (0.58%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.58%) Biology
8 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.58%) Fintech
8 1 (0.58%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.58%) User Experience
8 1 (0.58%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 172 (100.00%) Linux
2 43 (25.00%) Windows
3 30 (17.44%) Unix
4 26 (15.12%) Windows Server
5 24 (13.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 20 (11.63%) Ubuntu
7 14 (8.14%) Debian
7 14 (8.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (8.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (6.40%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (5.23%) Solaris
10 7 (4.07%) CentOS
10 7 (4.07%) Embedded Linux
11 5 (2.91%) AIX
11 5 (2.91%) Fedora
11 5 (2.91%) Oracle Linux
12 4 (2.33%) Android
13 2 (1.16%) SUSE
14 1 (0.58%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (18.02%) Agile Software Development
1 31 (18.02%) ITIL
1 31 (18.02%) Software Engineering
2 30 (17.44%) DevOps
3 23 (13.37%) Scrum
4 22 (12.79%) Open Source
5 18 (10.47%) SDLC
6 17 (9.88%) E-Commerce
7 16 (9.30%) Problem Management
8 14 (8.14%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (7.56%) Network Management
10 11 (6.40%) Coaching
10 11 (6.40%) Configuration Management
10 11 (6.40%) High Availability
10 11 (6.40%) Mentoring
11 10 (5.81%) Test Automation
12 9 (5.23%) Manual Testing
13 8 (4.65%) Automated Testing
13 8 (4.65%) ITIL V3
13 8 (4.65%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 79 (45.93%) Python
2 78 (45.35%) Perl
3 41 (23.84%) Bash Shell
4 35 (20.35%) C
5 21 (12.21%) Java
6 17 (9.88%) SQL
7 16 (9.30%) C++
8 15 (8.72%) PHP
9 12 (6.98%) Shell Script
10 11 (6.40%) PowerShell
11 10 (5.81%) Embedded C
11 10 (5.81%) JavaScript
12 7 (4.07%) Ruby
13 6 (3.49%) Embedded C++
14 4 (2.33%) Bourne shell
14 4 (2.33%) C-shell
15 1 (0.58%) C#
Qualifications
1 33 (19.19%) Degree
2 5 (2.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (2.33%) PhD
4 1 (0.58%) MCP
4 1 (0.58%) MCSE
4 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.58%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.88%) QA
System Software
1 36 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (12.21%) Active Directory
3 16 (9.30%) VMware ESX
4 11 (6.40%) Terminal Services
5 10 (5.81%) Hyper-V
5 10 (5.81%) Virtual Machines
5 10 (5.81%) vSphere
6 9 (5.23%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (2.91%) Firmware
8 4 (2.33%) Docker
9 3 (1.74%) NFS
9 3 (1.74%) Samba
10 1 (0.58%) iptables
10 1 (0.58%) LXC
10 1 (0.58%) Postfix
10 1 (0.58%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 35 (20.35%) Puppet
2 31 (18.02%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (16.86%) Ansible
4 9 (5.23%) BMC PATROL
5 4 (2.33%) Oracle ZFS
6 3 (1.74%) Nagios
6 3 (1.74%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.58%) Packer
7 1 (0.58%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.58%) Terraform
Vendors
1 53 (30.81%) VMware
2 35 (20.35%) Red Hat
3 32 (18.60%) Microsoft
4 15 (8.72%) NetApp
5 14 (8.14%) CheckPoint
6 12 (6.98%) Cisco
7 10 (5.81%) Oracle
8 9 (5.23%) BMC
9 8 (4.65%) Sybase
10 4 (2.33%) EMC
10 4 (2.33%) HP
10 4 (2.33%) Sun
11 1 (0.58%) Facebook
11 1 (0.58%) Google
11 1 (0.58%) New Relic
11 1 (0.58%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.58%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.58%) Splunk
11 1 (0.58%) Wall Street Systems
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