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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 234 242 222
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 21 23 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.30% 0.32% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.34% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 15 18 43
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,700 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £66,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
6785 6815 7698
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.82% 95.72% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 5452 5588 6638
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 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 +9 15 £60,000 +12.14% 6
Hertfordshire -8 4 £36,000 - 1
Essex -11 2 £48,750 +8.33% 1
Linux Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 31 (62.00%) C
3 24 (48.00%) Device Driver
4 18 (36.00%) Software Engineering
5 13 (26.00%) Embedded Linux
5 13 (26.00%) Degree
5 13 (26.00%) Memory Management
6 12 (24.00%) Python
7 11 (22.00%) Apache
7 11 (22.00%) Embedded Systems
8 10 (20.00%) Shell Script
9 9 (18.00%) Tomcat
9 9 (18.00%) Windows
10 8 (16.00%) Red Hat
10 8 (16.00%) GCC
11 7 (14.00%) TCP/IP
11 7 (14.00%) Assembly Language
11 7 (14.00%) Xen
12 6 (12.00%) Debian
12 6 (12.00%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (12.00%) C++
12 6 (12.00%) Java
12 6 (12.00%) Bash Shell
13 5 (10.00%) XenServer
13 5 (10.00%) Open Source
13 5 (10.00%) Oracle
13 5 (10.00%) UNIX
13 5 (10.00%) Solaris
13 5 (10.00%) Citrix
13 5 (10.00%) PostgreSQL

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 11 (22.00%) Apache
2 9 (18.00%) Tomcat
3 5 (10.00%) Zope
3 5 (10.00%) Plone
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.00%) SaaS
2 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (12.00%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (6.00%) SAN
3 3 (6.00%) Internet
3 3 (6.00%) Firewall
3 3 (6.00%) VoIP
3 3 (6.00%) iSCSI
3 3 (6.00%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (2.00%) HTTP
4 1 (2.00%) SSL
4 1 (2.00%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (16.00%) GCC
2 3 (6.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (4.00%) Publishing
2 1 (2.00%) Electronics
2 1 (2.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) Web Services
1 2 (4.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (48.00%) Device Driver
2 11 (22.00%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (10.00%) Open Source
4 2 (4.00%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.00%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 50 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (26.00%) Embedded Linux
3 9 (18.00%) Windows
4 6 (12.00%) Debian
5 5 (10.00%) UNIX
5 5 (10.00%) Solaris
6 3 (6.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (4.00%) Android
8 1 (2.00%) CentOS
8 1 (2.00%) Fedora
8 1 (2.00%) AIX
8 1 (2.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (26.00%) Memory Management
3 5 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (4.00%) Android Development
4 2 (4.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.00%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (2.00%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (2.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.00%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (62.00%) C
2 12 (24.00%) Python
3 10 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 7 (14.00%) Assembly Language
5 6 (12.00%) Bash Shell
5 6 (12.00%) C++
5 6 (12.00%) Java
6 4 (8.00%) Perl
7 3 (6.00%) Embedded C
8 2 (4.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (26.00%) Degree
2 5 (10.00%) LPIC
3 4 (8.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (6.00%) VCP4
5 1 (2.00%) MCITP
5 1 (2.00%) MCSE
5 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.00%) RHCE
System Software
1 7 (14.00%) Xen
2 5 (10.00%) XenServer
3 4 (8.00%) Varnish
3 4 (8.00%) Squid
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) Puppet
1 1 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (16.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (10.00%) VMware
2 5 (10.00%) Oracle
2 5 (10.00%) Citrix
3 2 (4.00%) Wind River
4 1 (2.00%) Sun
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