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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 216 208 206
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 50 73 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.72% 0.96% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.99% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 47 62 72
Average salary £47,500 £43,900 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.20% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,600 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £55,000 £64,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,875
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.58%
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
6692 7393 8387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.71% 97.57% 97.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5507 6054 6962
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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 31 £50,000 +11.11% 9
Essex +8 10 £44,000 -12.00% 1
Hertfordshire +15 8 £43,750 -2.77% 1
Suffolk +5 1 £32,500 +18.18%
Linux Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 95 (100.00%) Linux
2 29 (30.53%) Python
3 28 (29.47%) Degree
4 26 (27.37%) Perl
5 25 (26.32%) Windows
6 23 (24.21%) Unix
7 22 (23.16%) Software Engineering
8 20 (21.05%) Apache
9 19 (20.00%) Bash Shell
10 18 (18.95%) Java
10 18 (18.95%) C
10 18 (18.95%) SQL
10 18 (18.95%) Red Hat
11 15 (15.79%) Telecoms
11 15 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 14 (14.74%) VMware
12 14 (14.74%) C++
13 13 (13.68%) ITIL
14 12 (12.63%) Electronics
14 12 (12.63%) Amazon AWS
14 12 (12.63%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (11.58%) CentOS
15 11 (11.58%) DevOps
16 10 (10.53%) Embedded C
16 10 (10.53%) VoIP
16 10 (10.53%) TCP/IP
16 10 (10.53%) Cisco
17 9 (9.47%) Cisco Certification
17 9 (9.47%) CCNP
17 9 (9.47%) Open Source

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 20 (21.05%) Apache
2 5 (5.26%) IIS
2 5 (5.26%) JBoss
2 5 (5.26%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.05%) CMS
3 1 (1.05%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.05%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.63%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.05%) GitHub
2 1 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.53%) TCP/IP
1 10 (10.53%) VoIP
2 8 (8.42%) Firewall
2 8 (8.42%) Internet
2 8 (8.42%) SAN
2 8 (8.42%) VLAN
3 6 (6.32%) DNS
3 6 (6.32%) LAN
3 6 (6.32%) SSL
3 6 (6.32%) WAN
4 4 (4.21%) BGP
4 4 (4.21%) DHCP
4 4 (4.21%) VRRP
5 3 (3.16%) Ethernet
5 3 (3.16%) LTE
5 3 (3.16%) Spanning Tree
5 3 (3.16%) Value-Added Service
5 3 (3.16%) VoLTE
5 3 (3.16%) Wireshark
6 2 (2.11%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.42%) MySQL
2 7 (7.37%) Firebird
2 7 (7.37%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.21%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (4.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.05%) Big Data
4 1 (1.05%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.05%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.16%) Git (software)
1 3 (3.16%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.11%) JIRA
3 1 (1.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.05%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.05%) Maven
3 1 (1.05%) Subversion
3 1 (1.05%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (15.79%) Telecoms
2 12 (12.63%) Electronics
3 6 (6.32%) Finance
4 4 (4.21%) Games
4 4 (4.21%) Publishing
5 3 (3.16%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.16%) Marketing
6 2 (2.11%) Automotive
7 1 (1.05%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.05%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.26%) LAMP
1 5 (5.26%) Web Services
2 4 (4.21%) HTML
2 4 (4.21%) J2EE
2 4 (4.21%) LAPP Stack
3 3 (3.16%) HEVC
4 2 (2.11%) 802.1X
4 2 (2.11%) Android SDK
4 2 (2.11%) Middleware
5 1 (1.05%) CSS
5 1 (1.05%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (1.05%) OpenCL
5 1 (1.05%) OpenGL
5 1 (1.05%) OpenMP
5 1 (1.05%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.42%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.32%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.21%) Replication
3 4 (4.21%) STB
4 3 (3.16%) Algorithms
4 3 (3.16%) CCTV
5 2 (2.11%) CAN bus
5 2 (2.11%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (2.11%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.05%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (1.05%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.05%) DTV
6 1 (1.05%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.05%) Life Science
6 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.05%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.05%) Physics
6 1 (1.05%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 95 (100.00%) Linux
2 25 (26.32%) Windows
3 23 (24.21%) Unix
4 15 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (11.58%) CentOS
6 9 (9.47%) Embedded Linux
6 9 (9.47%) Windows Server
7 4 (4.21%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (3.16%) Android
9 1 (1.05%) Debian
9 1 (1.05%) SUSE
9 1 (1.05%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (23.16%) Software Engineering
2 13 (13.68%) ITIL
3 12 (12.63%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (11.58%) DevOps
5 9 (9.47%) Open Source
6 8 (8.42%) Load Balancing
6 8 (8.42%) Project Management
7 6 (6.32%) Network Management
7 6 (6.32%) OO
7 6 (6.32%) Scrum
8 5 (5.26%) Automated Testing
8 5 (5.26%) Configuration Management
9 4 (4.21%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (4.21%) Embedded Software Development
9 4 (4.21%) ITIL V3
9 4 (4.21%) Software Testing
10 3 (3.16%) Code Optimisation
10 3 (3.16%) Digital Marketing
10 3 (3.16%) Image Processing
10 3 (3.16%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (30.53%) Python
2 26 (27.37%) Perl
3 19 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 18 (18.95%) C
4 18 (18.95%) Java
4 18 (18.95%) SQL
5 14 (14.74%) C++
6 10 (10.53%) Embedded C
7 7 (7.37%) Embedded C++
7 7 (7.37%) Ruby
8 4 (4.21%) PHP
8 4 (4.21%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.11%) C#
9 2 (2.11%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.05%) Fortran
10 1 (1.05%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.05%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 28 (29.47%) Degree
2 9 (9.47%) CCNP
2 9 (9.47%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (5.26%) CCNA
3 5 (5.26%) RHCE
4 4 (4.21%) LPIC
5 2 (2.11%) CCIE
6 1 (1.05%) PhD
6 1 (1.05%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.21%) QA
2 1 (1.05%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.05%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (9.47%) KVM
1 9 (9.47%) Xen
2 8 (8.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 5 (5.26%) iptables
3 5 (5.26%) Postfix
3 5 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (4.21%) Firmware
5 2 (2.11%) vSphere
6 1 (1.05%) Docker
6 1 (1.05%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.05%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 7 (7.37%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (4.21%) HAProxy
2 4 (4.21%) Puppet
3 3 (3.16%) Ansible
4 1 (1.05%) Nagios
4 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 18 (18.95%) Red Hat
2 14 (14.74%) VMware
3 10 (10.53%) Cisco
4 5 (5.26%) CheckPoint
4 5 (5.26%) Oracle
5 4 (4.21%) F5
5 4 (4.21%) Sun
5 4 (4.21%) Sybase
6 3 (3.16%) HP
6 3 (3.16%) SAP
7 2 (2.11%) 3PAR
7 2 (2.11%) Intel
8 1 (1.05%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
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