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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 241 157 205
Rank change year-on-year
-84 +48
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 19 93 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.24% 1.22% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 1.29% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 18 85 53
Average salary £40,000 £48,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.52% +21.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £68,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.11% +4.70%
Job Titles Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7614 7225 8264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.79% 94.53% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 6337 6185 7043
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 1 August 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 1 August 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 -28 11 £40,000 -20.00% 6
Essex 0 5 £50,000 -16.66%
Hertfordshire -20 2 £35,500 +42.00% 2
Suffolk - 2 £45,000 -
Linux Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 56 (100.00%) Linux
2 28 (50.00%) UNIX
3 21 (37.50%) Windows
3 21 (37.50%) Python
4 16 (28.57%) Device Driver
4 16 (28.57%) C
5 14 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 12 (21.43%) CentOS
6 12 (21.43%) Degree
7 11 (19.64%) Software Engineering
7 11 (19.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (17.86%) Embedded Linux
8 10 (17.86%) Debian
8 10 (17.86%) Perl
8 10 (17.86%) Bash Shell
9 9 (16.07%) TCP/IP
9 9 (16.07%) Configuration Management
10 7 (12.50%) RHCE
10 7 (12.50%) DevOps
11 6 (10.71%) Open Source
11 6 (10.71%) Ubuntu
11 6 (10.71%) Solaris
12 5 (8.93%) E-Commerce
12 5 (8.93%) Android
12 5 (8.93%) Android Development
13 4 (7.14%) Capacity Management
13 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (7.14%) Multithreading
13 4 (7.14%) Performance Management
13 4 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (7.14%) IIS
2 3 (5.36%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.79%) Apache
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.07%) TCP/IP
2 4 (7.14%) DNS
3 3 (5.36%) Wireless
4 2 (3.57%) Ethernet
4 2 (3.57%) HTTP
5 1 (1.79%) GSM
5 1 (1.79%) SMS
5 1 (1.79%) DHCP
5 1 (1.79%) Kerberos
5 1 (1.79%) LDAP
5 1 (1.79%) Internet
5 1 (1.79%) IPv4
5 1 (1.79%) IPv6
5 1 (1.79%) Firewall
5 1 (1.79%) 3G
5 1 (1.79%) 802.11
5 1 (1.79%) IGMP
5 1 (1.79%) RTSP
5 1 (1.79%) UPnP
5 1 (1.79%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) GCC
1 2 (3.57%) Subversion
2 1 (1.79%) Ant
2 1 (1.79%) Maven
2 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.79%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) Middleware
2 1 (1.79%) HTML
2 1 (1.79%) CSS
2 1 (1.79%) CGI
2 1 (1.79%) JNI
2 1 (1.79%) Qt
2 1 (1.79%) Google Maps API
2 1 (1.79%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 16 (28.57%) Device Driver
2 6 (10.71%) Open Source
3 3 (5.36%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.79%) STB
4 1 (1.79%) Streaming Video
4 1 (1.79%) IPTV
4 1 (1.79%) CAN bus
4 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 56 (100.00%) Linux
2 28 (50.00%) UNIX
3 21 (37.50%) Windows
4 12 (21.43%) CentOS
5 11 (19.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (17.86%) Embedded Linux
6 10 (17.86%) Debian
7 6 (10.71%) Ubuntu
7 6 (10.71%) Solaris
8 5 (8.93%) Android
9 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (7.14%) Fedora
9 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (7.14%) AIX
9 4 (7.14%) HPUX
10 3 (5.36%) FreeBSD
10 3 (5.36%) SUSE
11 1 (1.79%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.79%) OpenWrt
11 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (19.64%) Software Engineering
2 9 (16.07%) Configuration Management
3 7 (12.50%) DevOps
4 5 (8.93%) E-Commerce
4 5 (8.93%) Android Development
5 4 (7.14%) Capacity Management
5 4 (7.14%) Multithreading
5 4 (7.14%) Performance Management
5 4 (7.14%) Service Management
5 4 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 4 (7.14%) ITIL
6 3 (5.36%) Load Balancing
6 3 (5.36%) Integration Testing
6 3 (5.36%) Memory Management
7 2 (3.57%) Low Latency
7 2 (3.57%) Scrum
7 2 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.57%) Software Testing
7 2 (3.57%) Code Coverage
7 2 (3.57%) UML
Programming Languages
1 21 (37.50%) Python
2 16 (28.57%) C
3 10 (17.86%) Perl
3 10 (17.86%) Bash Shell
4 4 (7.14%) C++
4 4 (7.14%) Java
5 3 (5.36%) Embedded C
5 3 (5.36%) Assembly Language
5 3 (5.36%) Ruby
6 2 (3.57%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.79%) PHP
7 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (21.43%) Degree
2 7 (12.50%) RHCE
3 4 (7.14%) MCITP
3 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (7.14%) MCSE
4 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) JTAG
System Software
1 4 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.36%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.79%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (7.14%) VMware
3 3 (5.36%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.57%) Wind River
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle
5 1 (1.79%) Cisco
5 1 (1.79%) HP
5 1 (1.79%) Google
5 1 (1.79%) ForgeRock
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