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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 214 240 160
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -80
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 41 24 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.55% 0.31% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.32% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 40 23 80
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,400 £33,000 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £61,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
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
6998 7390 6799
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 94.17% 96.22% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5930 6075 5828
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +24 29 £43,900 +9.75% 4
Hertfordshire +8 12 £45,000 +93.54% 1
Linux Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 78 (100.00%) Linux
2 40 (51.28%) Python
2 40 (51.28%) Red Hat
3 39 (50.00%) Apache
4 35 (44.87%) Windows
5 34 (43.59%) Tomcat
6 29 (37.18%) VMware
7 27 (34.62%) Oracle
8 21 (26.92%) PostgreSQL
9 20 (25.64%) Embedded Linux
9 20 (25.64%) Firewall
10 19 (24.36%) Perl
11 18 (23.08%) Debian
12 17 (21.79%) C
12 17 (21.79%) TCP/IP
13 14 (17.95%) Configuration Management
13 14 (17.95%) UNIX
13 14 (17.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 13 (16.67%) Shell Script
14 13 (16.67%) SSL
14 13 (16.67%) Java
15 12 (15.38%) SQL
15 12 (15.38%) DNS
16 11 (14.10%) MySQL
16 11 (14.10%) CentOS
16 11 (14.10%) Marketing
16 11 (14.10%) Digital Marketing
16 11 (14.10%) Zope
16 11 (14.10%) Plone
17 10 (12.82%) SAN

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (50.00%) Apache
2 34 (43.59%) Tomcat
3 11 (14.10%) Zope
3 11 (14.10%) Plone
4 6 (7.69%) nginx
4 6 (7.69%) CMS
5 1 (1.28%) IIS
5 1 (1.28%) JBoss
5 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Tridion
1 1 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.28%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (25.64%) Firewall
2 17 (21.79%) TCP/IP
3 13 (16.67%) SSL
4 12 (15.38%) DNS
5 10 (12.82%) SAN
6 9 (11.54%) Internet
7 7 (8.97%) VoIP
8 6 (7.69%) LDAP
9 3 (3.85%) Wireless
10 2 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (1.28%) SSH
11 1 (1.28%) ZigBee
11 1 (1.28%) Network Security
11 1 (1.28%) Modbus
11 1 (1.28%) Bluetooth
11 1 (1.28%) LAN
11 1 (1.28%) WAN
11 1 (1.28%) DHCP
11 1 (1.28%) FTP
11 1 (1.28%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (26.92%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (14.10%) MySQL
3 6 (7.69%) MariaDB
4 3 (3.85%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.28%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (7.69%) Subversion
1 6 (7.69%) GCC
General
1 11 (14.10%) Marketing
2 4 (5.13%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.56%) Electronics
4 1 (1.28%) Finance
4 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.28%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.69%) HTML
1 6 (7.69%) CSS
2 4 (5.13%) Django
3 3 (3.85%) LAMP
4 2 (2.56%) JNI
5 1 (1.28%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.26%) Device Driver
2 7 (8.97%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.56%) Clustering
4 2 (2.56%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.56%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.28%) CAN bus
5 1 (1.28%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.28%) Blog
5 1 (1.28%) Statistics
5 1 (1.28%) DTV
5 1 (1.28%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 78 (100.00%) Linux
2 35 (44.87%) Windows
3 20 (25.64%) Embedded Linux
4 18 (23.08%) Debian
5 14 (17.95%) UNIX
5 14 (17.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (14.10%) CentOS
7 4 (5.13%) Ubuntu
7 4 (5.13%) AIX
7 4 (5.13%) Solaris
8 3 (3.85%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.28%) Android
10 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.95%) Configuration Management
2 11 (14.10%) Digital Marketing
3 8 (10.26%) Open Source
4 6 (7.69%) Load Balancing
4 6 (7.69%) ITIL
4 6 (7.69%) Software Engineering
5 4 (5.13%) Server Building
6 3 (3.85%) SDLC
6 3 (3.85%) Code Coverage
6 3 (3.85%) Software Testing
6 3 (3.85%) UML
6 3 (3.85%) Project Management
6 3 (3.85%) Integration Testing
6 3 (3.85%) Multithreading
7 2 (2.56%) Data Protection
7 2 (2.56%) Resource Management
7 2 (2.56%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (2.56%) Software Deployment
8 1 (1.28%) Android Development
8 1 (1.28%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 40 (51.28%) Python
2 19 (24.36%) Perl
3 17 (21.79%) C
4 13 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 13 (16.67%) Java
5 12 (15.38%) SQL
6 7 (8.97%) Embedded C
7 4 (5.13%) C++
7 4 (5.13%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.28%) Ruby
8 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (10.26%) Degree
2 4 (5.13%) SC Cleared
2 4 (5.13%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.13%) RHCE
3 1 (1.28%) RHCA
3 1 (1.28%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) SLA
1 3 (3.85%) JTAG
System Software
1 9 (11.54%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (8.97%) Postfix
4 6 (7.69%) Varnish
4 6 (7.69%) qmail
5 4 (5.13%) vSphere
6 3 (3.85%) iptables
7 1 (1.28%) KVM
7 1 (1.28%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.28%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (11.54%) Puppet
2 7 (8.97%) HAProxy
3 6 (7.69%) systemd
4 3 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.28%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 40 (51.28%) Red Hat
2 29 (37.18%) VMware
3 27 (34.62%) Oracle
4 7 (8.97%) Cisco
5 5 (6.41%) CheckPoint
5 5 (6.41%) F5
6 3 (3.85%) Lauterbach
7 1 (1.28%) Blue Coat
7 1 (1.28%) Wind River
7 1 (1.28%) SAP
7 1 (1.28%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.28%) Juniper
7 1 (1.28%) NetApp
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