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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 228 250 174
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -76
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 34 23 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.45% 0.29% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.30% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 32 21 88
Average salary £43,900 £40,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -17.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,400 £35,000 £36,750
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £54,000 £66,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
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
7182 7688 7318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 94.90% 95.71% 94.82%
Number of salaries quoted 6007 6433 6279
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 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 28 July 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 28 July 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 28 £43,900 +9.75% 9
Hertfordshire +4 6 £46,250 +30.28% 2
Linux Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 68 (100.00%) Linux
2 41 (60.29%) Apache
3 40 (58.82%) Red Hat
4 37 (54.41%) Python
5 35 (51.47%) Tomcat
5 35 (51.47%) Windows
6 28 (41.18%) VMware
7 26 (38.24%) Oracle
8 20 (29.41%) PostgreSQL
9 19 (27.94%) Debian
9 19 (27.94%) Firewall
10 18 (26.47%) Perl
11 15 (22.06%) Zope
11 15 (22.06%) Plone
11 15 (22.06%) Embedded Linux
12 14 (20.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 14 (20.59%) C
13 13 (19.12%) Shell Script
13 13 (19.12%) SSL
14 12 (17.65%) Java
14 12 (17.65%) SQL
15 11 (16.18%) UNIX
15 11 (16.18%) DNS
15 11 (16.18%) CentOS
15 11 (16.18%) Marketing
15 11 (16.18%) Digital Marketing
16 10 (14.71%) Configuration Management
17 9 (13.24%) TCP/IP
17 9 (13.24%) Active Directory
17 9 (13.24%) SAN

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 41 (60.29%) Apache
2 35 (51.47%) Tomcat
3 15 (22.06%) Zope
3 15 (22.06%) Plone
4 6 (8.82%) nginx
4 6 (8.82%) CMS
5 1 (1.47%) IIS
5 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.47%) JBoss
5 1 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.47%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) SaaS
1 1 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (27.94%) Firewall
2 13 (19.12%) SSL
3 11 (16.18%) DNS
4 9 (13.24%) TCP/IP
4 9 (13.24%) SAN
5 8 (11.76%) Internet
6 6 (8.82%) LDAP
6 6 (8.82%) VoIP
7 2 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.47%) Modbus
8 1 (1.47%) ZigBee
8 1 (1.47%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (1.47%) Network Security
8 1 (1.47%) Bluetooth
8 1 (1.47%) LAN
8 1 (1.47%) WAN
8 1 (1.47%) DHCP
8 1 (1.47%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (29.41%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (13.24%) MySQL
3 6 (8.82%) MariaDB
4 2 (2.94%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (8.82%) Subversion
2 5 (7.35%) GCC
General
1 11 (16.18%) Marketing
2 3 (4.41%) Electronics
3 2 (2.94%) Finance
4 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.47%) Publishing
4 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.82%) CSS
1 6 (8.82%) HTML
2 4 (5.88%) LAMP
3 2 (2.94%) JNI
4 1 (1.47%) Django
4 1 (1.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.76%) Device Driver
1 8 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.41%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.47%) Internet of Things
4 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.47%) CAN bus
4 1 (1.47%) Blog
4 1 (1.47%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.47%) Physics
4 1 (1.47%) Statistics
4 1 (1.47%) Clustering
4 1 (1.47%) Replication
4 1 (1.47%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 68 (100.00%) Linux
2 35 (51.47%) Windows
3 19 (27.94%) Debian
4 15 (22.06%) Embedded Linux
5 14 (20.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (16.18%) UNIX
6 11 (16.18%) CentOS
7 4 (5.88%) Solaris
8 3 (4.41%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.47%) Android
10 1 (1.47%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.47%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.18%) Digital Marketing
2 10 (14.71%) Configuration Management
3 7 (10.29%) Software Engineering
4 5 (7.35%) Load Balancing
5 4 (5.88%) ITIL
6 3 (4.41%) Project Management
7 2 (2.94%) Open Source
7 2 (2.94%) Memory Management
7 2 (2.94%) Linux Kernel Development
8 1 (1.47%) Server Hardening
8 1 (1.47%) Server Building
8 1 (1.47%) Android Development
8 1 (1.47%) DevOps
8 1 (1.47%) Line Management
8 1 (1.47%) Mentoring
8 1 (1.47%) Embedded Software Development
8 1 (1.47%) Software Deployment
8 1 (1.47%) Matrix Management
8 1 (1.47%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (1.47%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 37 (54.41%) Python
2 18 (26.47%) Perl
3 14 (20.59%) C
4 13 (19.12%) Shell Script
5 12 (17.65%) Java
5 12 (17.65%) SQL
6 6 (8.82%) Embedded C
6 6 (8.82%) Bash Shell
7 5 (7.35%) C++
8 2 (2.94%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.47%) Ruby
9 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (10.29%) Degree
2 5 (7.35%) LPIC
3 4 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.88%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.41%) RHCE
5 1 (1.47%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (13.24%) Active Directory
2 8 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (11.76%) Varnish
3 7 (10.29%) Postfix
4 6 (8.82%) qmail
5 4 (5.88%) vSphere
6 3 (4.41%) iptables
7 2 (2.94%) Squid
8 1 (1.47%) KVM
8 1 (1.47%) Xen
8 1 (1.47%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 7 (10.29%) HAProxy
2 6 (8.82%) systemd
3 5 (7.35%) Puppet
4 4 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.47%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 40 (58.82%) Red Hat
2 28 (41.18%) VMware
3 26 (38.24%) Oracle
4 7 (10.29%) Cisco
5 5 (7.35%) F5
5 5 (7.35%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.47%) Wind River
6 1 (1.47%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.47%) SAP
6 1 (1.47%) NetApp
6 1 (1.47%) Juniper
6 1 (1.47%) Microsoft
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