The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the East of England 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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 232 168 224
Rank change year-on-year
-64 +56
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 24 88 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.31% 1.19% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 1.26% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 23 80 57
Average salary £40,000 £48,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £43,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
-6.97% -1.14%
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
7490 6991 8676
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.94% 94.65% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 6172 6002 7381
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

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 20 August 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. 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
Cambridgeshire -32 15 £40,000 -15.78% 10
Essex -6 5 £50,000 -16.66%
Hertfordshire -5 3 £27,500 +10.00%
Suffolk - 2 £40,000 -
Linux Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 60 (100.00%) Linux
2 25 (41.67%) UNIX
3 21 (35.00%) Python
4 18 (30.00%) Windows
5 17 (28.33%) C
5 17 (28.33%) Device Driver
6 15 (25.00%) Red Hat
7 14 (23.33%) Degree
8 13 (21.67%) CentOS
9 12 (20.00%) Perl
10 11 (18.33%) Software Engineering
11 10 (16.67%) TCP/IP
11 10 (16.67%) Bash Shell
11 10 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (15.00%) Debian
12 9 (15.00%) Embedded Linux
13 8 (13.33%) Ubuntu
13 8 (13.33%) Configuration Management
14 7 (11.67%) DevOps
15 6 (10.00%) DNS
16 5 (8.33%) C++
16 5 (8.33%) Java
16 5 (8.33%) RHCE
16 5 (8.33%) E-Commerce
16 5 (8.33%) Open Source
17 4 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
17 4 (6.67%) Android
17 4 (6.67%) Android Development
17 4 (6.67%) Ruby
17 4 (6.67%) LAMP

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 4 (6.67%) IIS
1 4 (6.67%) Apache
2 3 (5.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.33%) CMS
3 2 (3.33%) Joomla!
3 2 (3.33%) WordPress
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Magento
2 1 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 6 (10.00%) DNS
3 4 (6.67%) Wireless
4 2 (3.33%) POP3
4 2 (3.33%) SMTP
4 2 (3.33%) SSL
4 2 (3.33%) Firewall
5 1 (1.67%) LDAP
5 1 (1.67%) IPv4
5 1 (1.67%) IPv6
5 1 (1.67%) Internet
5 1 (1.67%) 3G
5 1 (1.67%) 802.11
5 1 (1.67%) DHCP
5 1 (1.67%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.67%) HTTP
5 1 (1.67%) Kerberos
5 1 (1.67%) UPnP
5 1 (1.67%) VLAN
5 1 (1.67%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Subversion
2 2 (3.33%) Maven
2 2 (3.33%) Ant
2 2 (3.33%) GCC
2 2 (3.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.67%) CMake
3 1 (1.67%) CruiseControl
3 1 (1.67%) Hudson
General
1 4 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.00%) Finance
3 1 (1.67%) Automotive
3 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.67%) Marketing
3 1 (1.67%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.67%) LAMP
2 2 (3.33%) Middleware
3 1 (1.67%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (1.67%) Qt
3 1 (1.67%) HTML
3 1 (1.67%) CSS
3 1 (1.67%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 17 (28.33%) Device Driver
2 5 (8.33%) Open Source
3 3 (5.00%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.67%) CAN bus
4 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.67%) Streaming Video
4 1 (1.67%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 60 (100.00%) Linux
2 25 (41.67%) UNIX
3 18 (30.00%) Windows
4 13 (21.67%) CentOS
5 10 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (15.00%) Debian
6 9 (15.00%) Embedded Linux
7 8 (13.33%) Ubuntu
8 4 (6.67%) Android
9 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (5.00%) Solaris
9 3 (5.00%) FreeBSD
9 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (5.00%) SUSE
10 2 (3.33%) AIX
10 2 (3.33%) HPUX
10 2 (3.33%) Fedora
11 1 (1.67%) OpenWrt
11 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.33%) Software Engineering
2 8 (13.33%) Configuration Management
3 7 (11.67%) DevOps
4 5 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 4 (6.67%) Android Development
6 3 (5.00%) Performance Management
6 3 (5.00%) Memory Management
6 3 (5.00%) Capacity Management
6 3 (5.00%) ITIL
6 3 (5.00%) Service Management
6 3 (5.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (5.00%) Integration Testing
6 3 (5.00%) Load Balancing
7 2 (3.33%) Release Management
7 2 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (3.33%) Multithreading
7 2 (3.33%) Software Testing
7 2 (3.33%) UML
7 2 (3.33%) Low Latency
7 2 (3.33%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 21 (35.00%) Python
2 17 (28.33%) C
3 12 (20.00%) Perl
4 10 (16.67%) Bash Shell
5 5 (8.33%) C++
5 5 (8.33%) Java
6 4 (6.67%) PHP
6 4 (6.67%) Ruby
7 3 (5.00%) Assembly Language
8 2 (3.33%) SQL
8 2 (3.33%) Embedded C
8 2 (3.33%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (23.33%) Degree
2 5 (8.33%) RHCE
3 2 (3.33%) MCITP
3 2 (3.33%) MCSE
3 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) JTAG
System Software
1 4 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (5.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) ZABBIX
1 2 (3.33%) Puppet
1 2 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.67%) Cacti
2 1 (1.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (6.67%) VMware
3 3 (5.00%) Cisco
3 3 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.33%) Wind River
4 2 (3.33%) SolarWinds
4 2 (3.33%) New Relic
5 1 (1.67%) ForgeRock
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle
5 1 (1.67%) SAP
5 1 (1.67%) MKS
5 1 (1.67%) Perforce
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