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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 229 245 195
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -50
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 34 26 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.44% 0.32% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.34% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 32 24 67
Average salary £43,900 £41,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.42% -17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -10.11%
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
7373 7760 7445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.53% 95.32% 95.03%
Number of salaries quoted 6138 6516 6436
Average salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,928
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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
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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 +14 30 £43,900 +9.75% 3
Hertfordshire +6 4 £46,250 +30.28%
Linux Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 63 (100.00%) Linux
2 39 (61.90%) Apache
3 37 (58.73%) Red Hat
4 33 (52.38%) Python
5 32 (50.79%) Tomcat
6 31 (49.21%) Windows
7 23 (36.51%) VMware
8 22 (34.92%) Oracle
9 18 (28.57%) Firewall
9 18 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
10 17 (26.98%) Perl
11 16 (25.40%) Debian
11 16 (25.40%) Zope
11 16 (25.40%) Plone
12 15 (23.81%) C
13 13 (20.63%) Shell Script
13 13 (20.63%) Embedded Linux
14 12 (19.05%) SSL
14 12 (19.05%) SQL
15 11 (17.46%) DNS
15 11 (17.46%) Marketing
15 11 (17.46%) Digital Marketing
15 11 (17.46%) CentOS
15 11 (17.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 10 (15.87%) Varnish
17 9 (14.29%) Data Centre
17 9 (14.29%) Java
17 9 (14.29%) MySQL
17 9 (14.29%) Configuration Management
18 8 (12.70%) Internet

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 39 (61.90%) Apache
2 32 (50.79%) Tomcat
3 16 (25.40%) Zope
3 16 (25.40%) Plone
4 6 (9.52%) nginx
4 6 (9.52%) CMS
5 1 (1.59%) IIS
5 1 (1.59%) JBoss
5 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Tridion
1 1 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.59%) SaaS
2 1 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (28.57%) Firewall
2 12 (19.05%) SSL
3 11 (17.46%) DNS
4 8 (12.70%) Internet
5 7 (11.11%) TCP/IP
6 6 (9.52%) VoIP
7 5 (7.94%) SAN
8 3 (4.76%) LDAP
9 2 (3.17%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (1.59%) ZigBee
10 1 (1.59%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (1.59%) Network Security
10 1 (1.59%) Modbus
10 1 (1.59%) Bluetooth
10 1 (1.59%) LAN
10 1 (1.59%) WAN
10 1 (1.59%) DHCP
10 1 (1.59%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (14.29%) MySQL
3 6 (9.52%) MariaDB
4 2 (3.17%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (9.52%) Subversion
2 4 (6.35%) GCC
General
1 11 (17.46%) Marketing
2 3 (4.76%) Electronics
3 2 (3.17%) Finance
3 2 (3.17%) Publishing
4 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.52%) HTML
1 6 (9.52%) CSS
2 5 (7.94%) LAMP
3 2 (3.17%) Web Services
4 1 (1.59%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 8 (12.70%) Device Driver
3 2 (3.17%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.59%) CAN bus
4 1 (1.59%) Internet of Things
4 1 (1.59%) DTV
4 1 (1.59%) Replication
4 1 (1.59%) Statistics
4 1 (1.59%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.59%) Physics
4 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 63 (100.00%) Linux
2 31 (49.21%) Windows
3 16 (25.40%) Debian
4 13 (20.63%) Embedded Linux
5 11 (17.46%) CentOS
5 11 (17.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (12.70%) UNIX
7 4 (6.35%) Solaris
8 3 (4.76%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.59%) Android
10 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (17.46%) Digital Marketing
2 9 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 8 (12.70%) Software Engineering
4 3 (4.76%) Load Balancing
4 3 (4.76%) Memory Management
5 2 (3.17%) ITIL
5 2 (3.17%) Project Management
5 2 (3.17%) Mentoring
5 2 (3.17%) Linux Kernel Development
6 1 (1.59%) Server Hardening
6 1 (1.59%) Market Research
6 1 (1.59%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.59%) Data Security
6 1 (1.59%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.59%) Scrum
6 1 (1.59%) Programme Management
6 1 (1.59%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.59%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.59%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (1.59%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 33 (52.38%) Python
2 17 (26.98%) Perl
3 15 (23.81%) C
4 13 (20.63%) Shell Script
5 12 (19.05%) SQL
6 9 (14.29%) Java
7 6 (9.52%) Bash Shell
7 6 (9.52%) Embedded C
8 3 (4.76%) C++
9 2 (3.17%) PHP
9 2 (3.17%) Assembly Language
10 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.59%) Ruby
10 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (9.52%) LPIC
2 5 (7.94%) Degree
3 4 (6.35%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.35%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.17%) RHCE
5 1 (1.59%) RHCA
System Software
1 10 (15.87%) Varnish
2 7 (11.11%) Postfix
3 6 (9.52%) qmail
3 6 (9.52%) Active Directory
4 5 (7.94%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (6.35%) Squid
6 3 (4.76%) iptables
7 2 (3.17%) vSphere
8 1 (1.59%) Xen
8 1 (1.59%) Terminal Server
8 1 (1.59%) KVM
Systems Management
1 7 (11.11%) HAProxy
2 6 (9.52%) systemd
3 4 (6.35%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (4.76%) Puppet
5 1 (1.59%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 37 (58.73%) Red Hat
2 23 (36.51%) VMware
3 22 (34.92%) Oracle
4 5 (7.94%) Cisco
5 3 (4.76%) CheckPoint
5 3 (4.76%) F5
6 1 (1.59%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.59%) Wind River
6 1 (1.59%) SAP
6 1 (1.59%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.59%) Juniper
6 1 (1.59%) NetApp
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