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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 227 251 212
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -39
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 31 34 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.40% 0.40% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.41% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 28 32 51
Average salary £40,500 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.70% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £39,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £67,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,875 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+6.58% -5.05%
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
7394 8196 8047
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.99% 95.65% 95.91%
Number of salaries quoted 6066 6835 7005
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 £26,000 £26,000
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 4 May 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 4 May 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
(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 +14 24 £41,000 -3.52% 5
Hertfordshire 0 7 £36,000 -
Linux Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 50 (100.00%) Linux
2 26 (52.00%) Apache
3 24 (48.00%) Red Hat
4 23 (46.00%) Tomcat
5 22 (44.00%) Windows
6 20 (40.00%) Python
7 18 (36.00%) C
8 15 (30.00%) Oracle
8 15 (30.00%) Debian
8 15 (30.00%) VMware
9 14 (28.00%) Zope
9 14 (28.00%) Plone
10 13 (26.00%) PostgreSQL
11 11 (22.00%) Device Driver
12 10 (20.00%) Firewall
13 9 (18.00%) Perl
13 9 (18.00%) Software Engineering
14 8 (16.00%) Varnish
14 8 (16.00%) Degree
14 8 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 8 (16.00%) Shell Script
14 8 (16.00%) TCP/IP
15 7 (14.00%) MySQL
15 7 (14.00%) Bash Shell
15 7 (14.00%) Embedded Linux
16 6 (12.00%) LPIC
16 6 (12.00%) CentOS
16 6 (12.00%) UNIX
16 6 (12.00%) SSL
17 5 (10.00%) HAProxy

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 26 (52.00%) Apache
2 23 (46.00%) Tomcat
3 14 (28.00%) Zope
3 14 (28.00%) Plone
4 4 (8.00%) CMS
4 4 (8.00%) nginx
5 1 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.00%) IIS
5 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Tridion
1 1 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.00%) Firewall
2 8 (16.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (12.00%) SSL
4 5 (10.00%) DNS
5 4 (8.00%) Internet
6 3 (6.00%) SAN
6 3 (6.00%) VoIP
7 1 (2.00%) DHCP
7 1 (2.00%) HTTP
7 1 (2.00%) LDAP
7 1 (2.00%) Network Security
7 1 (2.00%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.00%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (14.00%) MySQL
3 4 (8.00%) MariaDB
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Subversion
2 1 (2.00%) GCC
General
1 5 (10.00%) Marketing
2 3 (6.00%) Electronics
3 2 (4.00%) Finance
3 2 (4.00%) Publishing
4 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.00%) LAMP
2 4 (8.00%) HTML
2 4 (8.00%) CSS
3 2 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.00%) Device Driver
2 4 (8.00%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (4.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.00%) DTV
4 1 (2.00%) Replication
4 1 (2.00%) Physics
4 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 50 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (44.00%) Windows
3 15 (30.00%) Debian
4 8 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (14.00%) Embedded Linux
6 6 (12.00%) CentOS
6 6 (12.00%) UNIX
7 5 (10.00%) Solaris
8 3 (6.00%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (2.00%) AIX
9 1 (2.00%) HPUX
9 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (2.00%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (10.00%) Configuration Management
2 5 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
2 5 (10.00%) Memory Management
3 4 (8.00%) Linux Kernel Development
4 2 (4.00%) ITIL
4 2 (4.00%) Project Management
4 2 (4.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.00%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (2.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.00%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (2.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (40.00%) Python
2 18 (36.00%) C
3 9 (18.00%) Perl
4 8 (16.00%) Shell Script
5 7 (14.00%) Bash Shell
6 5 (10.00%) SQL
6 5 (10.00%) Java
7 4 (8.00%) Assembly Language
8 3 (6.00%) Embedded C
9 2 (4.00%) C++
9 2 (4.00%) PHP
10 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
10 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
10 1 (2.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (16.00%) Degree
2 6 (12.00%) LPIC
3 4 (8.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.00%) RHCE
5 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.00%) MCSE
5 1 (2.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 8 (16.00%) Varnish
2 5 (10.00%) Postfix
3 4 (8.00%) Squid
3 4 (8.00%) qmail
3 4 (8.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.00%) iptables
5 1 (2.00%) KVM
5 1 (2.00%) Terminal Server
5 1 (2.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (10.00%) HAProxy
2 4 (8.00%) systemd
3 2 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (48.00%) Red Hat
2 15 (30.00%) Oracle
2 15 (30.00%) VMware
3 3 (6.00%) Cisco
4 1 (2.00%) Juniper
4 1 (2.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.00%) SAP
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.00%) Sun
4 1 (2.00%) F5
4 1 (2.00%) Blue Coat
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