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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 225 146 234
Rank change year-on-year
-79 +88
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 28 97 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.37% 1.37% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 1.43% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 26 86 47
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £27,500 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £56,250 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
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
7339 6778 8878
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.32% 95.61% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 5977 5824 7556
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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
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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 -18 19 £40,000 -5.88% 8
Essex -5 4 £45,000 +12.50%
Suffolk - 3 £37,500 -
Hertfordshire -24 2 £23,250 -38.00%
Linux Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 58 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (36.21%) UNIX
3 20 (34.48%) Python
4 18 (31.03%) Device Driver
5 17 (29.31%) C
6 14 (24.14%) Windows
7 13 (22.41%) Perl
7 13 (22.41%) Red Hat
7 13 (22.41%) Software Engineering
8 11 (18.97%) Degree
8 11 (18.97%) CentOS
8 11 (18.97%) Bash Shell
9 10 (17.24%) TCP/IP
9 10 (17.24%) Embedded Linux
10 8 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (13.79%) Ubuntu
11 7 (12.07%) Debian
11 7 (12.07%) DevOps
12 6 (10.34%) Open Source
12 6 (10.34%) Embedded Systems
12 6 (10.34%) Memory Management
12 6 (10.34%) Xen
12 6 (10.34%) DNS
12 6 (10.34%) C++
13 5 (8.62%) Java
13 5 (8.62%) E-Commerce
13 5 (8.62%) Configuration Management
13 5 (8.62%) Assembly Language
13 5 (8.62%) LAMP
13 5 (8.62%) Telecoms

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (6.90%) IIS
1 4 (6.90%) Apache
2 3 (5.17%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.45%) CMS
3 2 (3.45%) Joomla!
3 2 (3.45%) WordPress
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (3.45%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.24%) TCP/IP
2 6 (10.34%) DNS
3 4 (6.90%) Wireless
4 3 (5.17%) Firewall
5 2 (3.45%) POP3
5 2 (3.45%) SMTP
5 2 (3.45%) SSL
6 1 (1.72%) IPv4
6 1 (1.72%) IPv6
6 1 (1.72%) SAN
6 1 (1.72%) Internet
6 1 (1.72%) 3G
6 1 (1.72%) 802.11
6 1 (1.72%) DHCP
6 1 (1.72%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.72%) HTTP
6 1 (1.72%) Kerberos
6 1 (1.72%) UPnP
6 1 (1.72%) VLAN
6 1 (1.72%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Subversion
1 3 (5.17%) GCC
2 2 (3.45%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.45%) Maven
2 2 (3.45%) Ant
3 1 (1.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.72%) CruiseControl
3 1 (1.72%) Hudson
3 1 (1.72%) CMake
General
1 5 (8.62%) Telecoms
1 5 (8.62%) Finance
2 2 (3.45%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.45%) Marketing
2 2 (3.45%) Electronics
3 1 (1.72%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.62%) LAMP
2 1 (1.72%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (1.72%) Qt
2 1 (1.72%) HTML
2 1 (1.72%) CSS
2 1 (1.72%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 18 (31.03%) Device Driver
2 6 (10.34%) Open Source
2 6 (10.34%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (3.45%) DTV
4 1 (1.72%) Streaming Video
4 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.72%) CAN bus
4 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 58 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (36.21%) UNIX
3 14 (24.14%) Windows
4 11 (18.97%) CentOS
5 10 (17.24%) Embedded Linux
6 8 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (13.79%) Ubuntu
7 7 (12.07%) Debian
8 5 (8.62%) Android
9 3 (5.17%) SUSE
9 3 (5.17%) FreeBSD
10 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (1.72%) OpenWrt
11 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.72%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.72%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.41%) Software Engineering
2 7 (12.07%) DevOps
3 6 (10.34%) Memory Management
4 5 (8.62%) Android Development
4 5 (8.62%) E-Commerce
4 5 (8.62%) Configuration Management
5 3 (5.17%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (5.17%) Load Balancing
5 3 (5.17%) Integration Testing
6 2 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (3.45%) Multithreading
6 2 (3.45%) Performance Management
6 2 (3.45%) Capacity Management
6 2 (3.45%) Software Testing
6 2 (3.45%) Release Management
6 2 (3.45%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (3.45%) Performance Testing
6 2 (3.45%) Programme Management
6 2 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (3.45%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 20 (34.48%) Python
2 17 (29.31%) C
3 13 (22.41%) Perl
4 11 (18.97%) Bash Shell
5 6 (10.34%) C++
6 5 (8.62%) Java
6 5 (8.62%) Assembly Language
7 4 (6.90%) PHP
7 4 (6.90%) Ruby
8 3 (5.17%) SQL
9 2 (3.45%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (18.97%) Degree
2 3 (5.17%) RHCE
3 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) JTAG
System Software
1 6 (10.34%) Xen
2 4 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.17%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.72%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) ZABBIX
2 2 (3.45%) Puppet
2 2 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.72%) Cacti
3 1 (1.72%) Nagios
Vendors
1 13 (22.41%) Red Hat
2 4 (6.90%) Cisco
2 4 (6.90%) VMware
3 3 (5.17%) Wind River
3 3 (5.17%) SolarWinds
3 3 (5.17%) New Relic
3 3 (5.17%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.45%) SAP
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle
5 1 (1.72%) Citrix
5 1 (1.72%) ForgeRock
5 1 (1.72%) MKS
5 1 (1.72%) Perforce
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