The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 236 181 216
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 27 79 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.34% 1.01% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 1.07% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 25 76 46
Average salary £42,500 £48,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.37% +15.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
Job Titles Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7645 7417 8042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.44% 94.68% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 6424 6404 6875
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,866 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
Linux Engineer
England

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 -18 19 £40,000 -20.00% 7
Essex -10 4 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Hertfordshire -16 2 £35,500 +18.33% 1
Suffolk - 2 £45,000 - 1
Linux Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 53 (100.00%) Linux
2 29 (54.72%) UNIX
3 21 (39.62%) Windows
3 21 (39.62%) Python
4 15 (28.30%) C
5 14 (26.42%) Device Driver
6 13 (24.53%) Red Hat
6 13 (24.53%) Degree
7 12 (22.64%) CentOS
8 11 (20.75%) Debian
9 10 (18.87%) Software Engineering
9 10 (18.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (18.87%) TCP/IP
9 10 (18.87%) Bash Shell
10 9 (16.98%) Perl
11 8 (15.09%) Configuration Management
12 7 (13.21%) RHCE
12 7 (13.21%) Ubuntu
12 7 (13.21%) Embedded Linux
12 7 (13.21%) Open Source
12 7 (13.21%) DevOps
13 6 (11.32%) Solaris
14 5 (9.43%) E-Commerce
14 5 (9.43%) AIX
14 5 (9.43%) Multithreading
15 4 (7.55%) VMware Infrastructure
15 4 (7.55%) MCITP
15 4 (7.55%) VMware
15 4 (7.55%) Fedora
15 4 (7.55%) HPUX

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 (7.55%) IIS
2 3 (5.66%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (1.89%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.87%) TCP/IP
2 4 (7.55%) DNS
3 3 (5.66%) Wireless
4 2 (3.77%) Ethernet
4 2 (3.77%) HTTP
5 1 (1.89%) Kerberos
5 1 (1.89%) IGMP
5 1 (1.89%) RTSP
5 1 (1.89%) UPnP
5 1 (1.89%) VLAN
5 1 (1.89%) 4G
5 1 (1.89%) IPv4
5 1 (1.89%) IPv6
5 1 (1.89%) 3G
5 1 (1.89%) 802.11
5 1 (1.89%) Firewall
5 1 (1.89%) LDAP
5 1 (1.89%) GSM
5 1 (1.89%) SMS
5 1 (1.89%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Subversion
2 1 (1.89%) Maven
2 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.89%) Ant
General
1 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.77%) Middleware
2 1 (1.89%) JNI
2 1 (1.89%) Django
2 1 (1.89%) Google Maps API
2 1 (1.89%) Qt
2 1 (1.89%) Android SDK
2 1 (1.89%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.42%) Device Driver
2 7 (13.21%) Open Source
3 3 (5.66%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.89%) STB
5 1 (1.89%) IPTV
5 1 (1.89%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 53 (100.00%) Linux
2 29 (54.72%) UNIX
3 21 (39.62%) Windows
4 12 (22.64%) CentOS
5 11 (20.75%) Debian
6 10 (18.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (13.21%) Ubuntu
7 7 (13.21%) Embedded Linux
8 6 (11.32%) Solaris
9 5 (9.43%) AIX
10 4 (7.55%) HPUX
10 4 (7.55%) FreeBSD
10 4 (7.55%) Fedora
11 3 (5.66%) Android
11 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (5.66%) SUSE
12 1 (1.89%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.89%) OpenBSD
12 1 (1.89%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.87%) Software Engineering
2 8 (15.09%) Configuration Management
3 7 (13.21%) DevOps
4 5 (9.43%) Multithreading
4 5 (9.43%) E-Commerce
5 3 (5.66%) ITIL
5 3 (5.66%) Service Management
5 3 (5.66%) Service Delivery
5 3 (5.66%) Load Balancing
5 3 (5.66%) Integration Testing
5 3 (5.66%) Performance Management
5 3 (5.66%) Memory Management
5 3 (5.66%) Capacity Management
5 3 (5.66%) Android Development
6 2 (3.77%) Code Coverage
6 2 (3.77%) Low Latency
6 2 (3.77%) Software Testing
6 2 (3.77%) Scrum
6 2 (3.77%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.77%) UML
Programming Languages
1 21 (39.62%) Python
2 15 (28.30%) C
3 10 (18.87%) Bash Shell
4 9 (16.98%) Perl
5 4 (7.55%) Java
6 3 (5.66%) C++
6 3 (5.66%) Embedded C
6 3 (5.66%) Assembly Language
7 2 (3.77%) Ruby
8 1 (1.89%) PHP
8 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (24.53%) Degree
2 7 (13.21%) RHCE
3 4 (7.55%) MCITP
3 4 (7.55%) MCSE
3 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.66%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) JTAG
System Software
1 4 (7.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.66%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.89%) KVM
3 1 (1.89%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) Puppet
1 2 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (24.53%) Red Hat
2 4 (7.55%) VMware
3 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.89%) HP
4 1 (1.89%) NetApp
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle
4 1 (1.89%) Cisco
4 1 (1.89%) Google
4 1 (1.89%) ForgeRock
Newmarket, Suffolk
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Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £70k + top bonus scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£45k + top bonus scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + generous benfits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £45000 to £55000 per annum - Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £DOE + share options
Posted: 5 days ago