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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 225 220 205
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 39 43 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.56% 0.59% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.61% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 31 39 38
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £37,500 £34,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
6789 7083 6613
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.64% 96.68% 97.59%
Number of salaries quoted 5559 5746 5341
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
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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 -6 22 £45,000 -10.00% 6
Hertfordshire - 11 £47,500 - 1
Essex -5 5 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Linux Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 128 (100.00%) Linux
2 41 (32.03%) Software Engineering
3 40 (31.25%) Degree
4 38 (29.69%) Windows
5 33 (25.78%) Perl
6 29 (22.66%) Python
7 28 (21.88%) Unix
8 26 (20.31%) C
9 25 (19.53%) C++
9 25 (19.53%) Java
10 24 (18.75%) Embedded Linux
11 23 (17.97%) ITIL
11 23 (17.97%) Bash Shell
12 22 (17.19%) Apache
12 22 (17.19%) Agile Software Development
13 21 (16.41%) Configuration Management
14 20 (15.63%) Red Hat
14 20 (15.63%) TCP/IP
15 19 (14.84%) Internet
16 18 (14.06%) SQL
17 17 (13.28%) VMware
17 17 (13.28%) Data Centre
18 16 (12.50%) Puppet
18 16 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 15 (11.72%) MySQL
19 15 (11.72%) Cisco
20 14 (10.94%) DNS
20 14 (10.94%) Telecoms
20 14 (10.94%) Load Balancing
20 14 (10.94%) Xen

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 22 (17.19%) Apache
2 7 (5.47%) Tomcat
3 6 (4.69%) JBoss
4 4 (3.13%) IIS
5 2 (1.56%) CMS
6 1 (0.78%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (0.78%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.78%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.91%) SaaS
2 4 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.34%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.78%) IaaS
4 1 (0.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (15.63%) TCP/IP
2 19 (14.84%) Internet
3 14 (10.94%) DNS
4 13 (10.16%) Firewall
5 10 (7.81%) VoIP
6 9 (7.03%) LAN
7 8 (6.25%) BGP
7 8 (6.25%) HTTP
7 8 (6.25%) SAN
8 7 (5.47%) DHCP
8 7 (5.47%) WAN
8 7 (5.47%) ZigBee
9 6 (4.69%) Bluetooth
9 6 (4.69%) SSH
9 6 (4.69%) SSL
9 6 (4.69%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (4.69%) Wireless
10 5 (3.91%) IPsec
10 5 (3.91%) OSPF
11 4 (3.13%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.72%) MySQL
2 7 (5.47%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (4.69%) SQL Server
4 5 (3.91%) RDBMS
4 5 (3.91%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.13%) Firebird
5 4 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.78%) DB2
Development Applications
1 12 (9.38%) Git (software)
2 8 (6.25%) JIRA
3 5 (3.91%) GCC
3 5 (3.91%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.13%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.78%) IntelliJ
General
1 14 (10.94%) Telecoms
2 11 (8.59%) Electronics
3 7 (5.47%) Games
4 4 (3.13%) Finance
5 3 (2.34%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.34%) Marketing
6 2 (1.56%) Publishing
7 1 (0.78%) Advertising
7 1 (0.78%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.78%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.03%) Web Services
2 8 (6.25%) LAMP
3 7 (5.47%) LAPP Stack
4 4 (3.13%) J2EE
4 4 (3.13%) JNI
5 3 (2.34%) 802.1X
6 2 (1.56%) HTML
7 1 (0.78%) CSS
7 1 (0.78%) Django
7 1 (0.78%) JDBC
7 1 (0.78%) Middleware
7 1 (0.78%) RESTful
7 1 (0.78%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.28%) Data Centre
2 12 (9.38%) Device Driver
3 8 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.69%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (3.91%) Internet of Things
6 4 (3.13%) CAN bus
6 4 (3.13%) Replication
7 3 (2.34%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.34%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.34%) Driving Licence
7 3 (2.34%) Smart Meter
7 3 (2.34%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.78%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.78%) Life Science
8 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.78%) PKI
8 1 (0.78%) Raspberry Pi
8 1 (0.78%) STB
8 1 (0.78%) Verilog
8 1 (0.78%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 128 (100.00%) Linux
2 38 (29.69%) Windows
3 28 (21.88%) Unix
4 24 (18.75%) Embedded Linux
5 16 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (9.38%) CentOS
7 9 (7.03%) Windows Server
8 7 (5.47%) Android
9 4 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (2.34%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.56%) AIX
12 1 (0.78%) Debian
12 1 (0.78%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.78%) Solaris
12 1 (0.78%) SUSE
12 1 (0.78%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.78%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (32.03%) Software Engineering
2 23 (17.97%) ITIL
3 22 (17.19%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (16.41%) Configuration Management
5 14 (10.94%) Load Balancing
6 12 (9.38%) Software Testing
7 10 (7.81%) Project Management
7 10 (7.81%) Scrum
8 8 (6.25%) Multithreading
8 8 (6.25%) Open Source
9 7 (5.47%) DevOps
9 7 (5.47%) Embedded Software Development
10 6 (4.69%) Code Coverage
10 6 (4.69%) Integration Testing
10 6 (4.69%) SDLC
10 6 (4.69%) UML
11 5 (3.91%) Network Management
11 5 (3.91%) Requirements Analysis
12 4 (3.13%) ITIL V3
12 4 (3.13%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (25.78%) Perl
2 29 (22.66%) Python
3 26 (20.31%) C
4 25 (19.53%) C++
4 25 (19.53%) Java
5 23 (17.97%) Bash Shell
6 18 (14.06%) SQL
7 13 (10.16%) Embedded C
8 9 (7.03%) Embedded C++
9 5 (3.91%) PHP
9 5 (3.91%) Shell Script
10 4 (3.13%) Ruby
10 4 (3.13%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.56%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.78%) C#
12 1 (0.78%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 40 (31.25%) Degree
2 9 (7.03%) CCNP
2 9 (7.03%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (3.91%) CCNA
3 5 (3.91%) RHCE
4 4 (3.13%) LPIC
5 2 (1.56%) CCIE
6 1 (0.78%) RHCT
6 1 (0.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.69%) JTAG
2 4 (3.13%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.34%) SLA
4 1 (0.78%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.78%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (10.94%) Xen
2 11 (8.59%) iptables
3 10 (7.81%) KVM
4 8 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (4.69%) Active Directory
6 5 (3.91%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (3.13%) Postfix
8 2 (1.56%) vSphere
9 1 (0.78%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 16 (12.50%) Puppet
2 13 (10.16%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (3.91%) Ansible
3 5 (3.91%) Salt
4 4 (3.13%) Cobbler
4 4 (3.13%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 20 (15.63%) Red Hat
2 17 (13.28%) VMware
3 15 (11.72%) Cisco
4 12 (9.38%) Oracle
5 5 (3.91%) CheckPoint
6 4 (3.13%) Citrix
6 4 (3.13%) F5
6 4 (3.13%) HP
6 4 (3.13%) Juniper
6 4 (3.13%) Lauterbach
6 4 (3.13%) SaltStack
6 4 (3.13%) Sun
6 4 (3.13%) Sybase
6 4 (3.13%) Wind River
7 3 (2.34%) SAP
8 2 (1.56%) 3PAR
8 2 (1.56%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.56%) WorldPay
9 1 (0.78%) Intel
9 1 (0.78%) NetApp
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