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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 228 239 201
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -38
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 33 36 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.44% 0.43% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.45% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 33 33 65
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £39,200 £30,400
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £67,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -9.09%
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
7130 8031 7928
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.00% 95.44% 95.58%
Number of salaries quoted 5893 6697 6916
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +7 26 £43,200 +1.64% 7
Hertfordshire +3 7 £36,000 - 1
Linux Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 56 (100.00%) Linux
2 30 (53.57%) Apache
3 28 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 26 (46.43%) Tomcat
5 25 (44.64%) Windows
6 24 (42.86%) Python
7 18 (32.14%) C
7 18 (32.14%) VMware
8 17 (30.36%) Oracle
9 15 (26.79%) PostgreSQL
9 15 (26.79%) Zope
9 15 (26.79%) Plone
10 14 (25.00%) Debian
11 12 (21.43%) Firewall
12 11 (19.64%) Perl
12 11 (19.64%) Device Driver
13 9 (16.07%) Embedded Linux
13 9 (16.07%) Varnish
13 9 (16.07%) Degree
13 9 (16.07%) TCP/IP
13 9 (16.07%) Shell Script
14 8 (14.29%) SSL
14 8 (14.29%) SQL
14 8 (14.29%) MySQL
14 8 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 8 (14.29%) Software Engineering
15 7 (12.50%) Marketing
15 7 (12.50%) CentOS
15 7 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
15 7 (12.50%) Bash Shell

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 30 (53.57%) Apache
2 26 (46.43%) Tomcat
3 15 (26.79%) Zope
3 15 (26.79%) Plone
4 5 (8.93%) CMS
4 5 (8.93%) nginx
5 1 (1.79%) IIS
5 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.79%) JBoss
5 1 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.79%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.79%) SaaS
2 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.43%) Firewall
2 9 (16.07%) TCP/IP
3 8 (14.29%) SSL
4 7 (12.50%) DNS
5 5 (8.93%) Internet
6 4 (7.14%) VoIP
7 3 (5.36%) SAN
8 1 (1.79%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (1.79%) Network Security
8 1 (1.79%) LAN
8 1 (1.79%) WAN
8 1 (1.79%) DHCP
8 1 (1.79%) HTTP
8 1 (1.79%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (26.79%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (14.29%) MySQL
3 5 (8.93%) MariaDB
4 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Subversion
2 1 (1.79%) GCC
General
1 7 (12.50%) Marketing
2 3 (5.36%) Electronics
3 2 (3.57%) Finance
3 2 (3.57%) Publishing
4 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.93%) LAMP
1 5 (8.93%) HTML
1 5 (8.93%) CSS
2 2 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.64%) Device Driver
2 3 (5.36%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (3.57%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.79%) Replication
4 1 (1.79%) Physics
4 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.79%) Statistics
4 1 (1.79%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 56 (100.00%) Linux
2 25 (44.64%) Windows
3 14 (25.00%) Debian
4 9 (16.07%) Embedded Linux
5 8 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (12.50%) CentOS
7 6 (10.71%) UNIX
8 4 (7.14%) Solaris
9 3 (5.36%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 7 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
3 6 (10.71%) Configuration Management
4 4 (7.14%) Memory Management
5 3 (5.36%) Linux Kernel Development
6 2 (3.57%) Mentoring
6 2 (3.57%) Project Management
6 2 (3.57%) ITIL
7 1 (1.79%) Programme Management
7 1 (1.79%) Market Research
7 1 (1.79%) Embedded Software Development
7 1 (1.79%) Load Balancing
7 1 (1.79%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.79%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.79%) Data Security
7 1 (1.79%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (1.79%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (1.79%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 24 (42.86%) Python
2 18 (32.14%) C
3 11 (19.64%) Perl
4 9 (16.07%) Shell Script
5 8 (14.29%) SQL
6 7 (12.50%) Bash Shell
7 6 (10.71%) Java
8 4 (7.14%) Embedded C
9 3 (5.36%) Assembly Language
10 2 (3.57%) C++
10 2 (3.57%) PHP
11 1 (1.79%) Ruby
11 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (16.07%) Degree
2 6 (10.71%) LPIC
3 4 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.57%) RHCE
5 1 (1.79%) RHCA
System Software
1 9 (16.07%) Varnish
2 6 (10.71%) Postfix
3 5 (8.93%) qmail
4 4 (7.14%) Active Directory
4 4 (7.14%) Squid
5 3 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.79%) Xen
6 1 (1.79%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.79%) KVM
6 1 (1.79%) iptables
Systems Management
1 6 (10.71%) HAProxy
2 5 (8.93%) systemd
3 3 (5.36%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 18 (32.14%) VMware
3 17 (30.36%) Oracle
4 3 (5.36%) Cisco
5 1 (1.79%) Blue Coat
5 1 (1.79%) F5
5 1 (1.79%) SAP
5 1 (1.79%) Juniper
5 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.79%) Sun
5 1 (1.79%) NetApp
5 1 (1.79%) CheckPoint
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