The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the East of England region that had Linux Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 161 182 220
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 93 81 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.48% 1.10% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.53% 1.15% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 78 67 56
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,460 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £54,800 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
6061 7059 7600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.28% 96.12% 97.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5183 5968 6232
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England region that featured Linux Engineer in the job title.

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 August 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -13 38 £47,500 +8.07% 6
Hertfordshire +27 30 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Essex - 13 £50,000 - 1
Bedfordshire - 12 £50,000 - 1
Linux Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, Linux Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 164 (100.00%) Linux
2 76 (46.34%) Python
3 71 (43.29%) Perl
4 49 (29.88%) VMware
5 40 (24.39%) Windows
6 37 (22.56%) Amazon AWS
7 36 (21.95%) Bash Shell
8 35 (21.34%) C
8 35 (21.34%) Red Hat
9 33 (20.12%) TCP/IP
9 33 (20.12%) VMware Infrastructure
10 31 (18.90%) Degree
11 30 (18.29%) Puppet
12 29 (17.68%) Microsoft
12 29 (17.68%) Unix
13 28 (17.07%) DevOps
14 27 (16.46%) ITIL
14 27 (16.46%) MySQL
14 27 (16.46%) Agile Software Development
14 27 (16.46%) Software Engineering
15 25 (15.24%) Opscode Chef
16 24 (14.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 24 (14.63%) Apache
17 23 (14.02%) Ansible
18 22 (13.41%) Windows Server
18 22 (13.41%) Open Source
19 21 (12.80%) Java
20 20 (12.20%) Scrum
21 19 (11.59%) Active Directory
22 18 (10.98%) C++

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 24 (14.63%) Apache
2 11 (6.71%) Skype for Business
3 10 (6.10%) JBoss
4 9 (5.49%) MS Exchange
4 9 (5.49%) Tomcat
4 9 (5.49%) WebLogic
5 8 (4.88%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.83%) nginx
7 2 (1.22%) IIS
7 2 (1.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (7.93%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.83%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 37 (22.56%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (10.37%) Office 365
3 9 (5.49%) PaaS
4 6 (3.66%) SaaS
5 4 (2.44%) IaaS
6 3 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.61%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 33 (20.12%) TCP/IP
2 17 (10.37%) VPN
3 14 (8.54%) DNS
3 14 (8.54%) VLAN
3 14 (8.54%) VoIP
4 12 (7.32%) Remote Desktop
4 12 (7.32%) SSH
5 11 (6.71%) Firewall
5 11 (6.71%) LAN
5 11 (6.71%) WAN
6 9 (5.49%) DHCP
6 9 (5.49%) ISDN
6 9 (5.49%) MPLS
6 9 (5.49%) PBX
7 8 (4.88%) IPsec
7 8 (4.88%) iSCSI
7 8 (4.88%) Network Security
8 7 (4.27%) SAN
9 6 (3.66%) HTTP
9 6 (3.66%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (16.46%) MySQL
2 12 (7.32%) MongoDB
3 8 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.83%) Firebird
5 1 (0.61%) Big Data
5 1 (0.61%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (5.49%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.83%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.83%) Subversion
3 2 (1.22%) JIRA
3 2 (1.22%) Maven
4 1 (0.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.61%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.61%) Vagrant
General
1 13 (7.93%) Finance
2 9 (5.49%) Banking
2 9 (5.49%) Publishing
2 9 (5.49%) Retail
2 9 (5.49%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.66%) Electronics
4 3 (1.83%) Games
5 2 (1.22%) Automotive
5 2 (1.22%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.61%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.32%) Web Services
2 9 (5.49%) Middleware
3 8 (4.88%) LAMP
4 6 (3.66%) HTML
5 4 (2.44%) Android SDK
6 3 (1.83%) HEVC
6 3 (1.83%) LEMP Stack
6 3 (1.83%) XMPP
7 2 (1.22%) Buildbot
7 2 (1.22%) COM
7 2 (1.22%) JSON
7 2 (1.22%) OpenGL
7 2 (1.22%) SAML
7 2 (1.22%) XML
8 1 (0.61%) OpenCL
8 1 (0.61%) OpenGL ES
8 1 (0.61%) OpenMP
8 1 (0.61%) Qt
8 1 (0.61%) Wayland
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.98%) Data Centre
2 13 (7.93%) Mathematics
3 9 (5.49%) PKI
4 6 (3.66%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.66%) PACS
5 5 (3.05%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (2.44%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.83%) CCTV
7 3 (1.83%) Device Driver
7 3 (1.83%) Physics
7 3 (1.83%) Replication
7 3 (1.83%) STB
8 2 (1.22%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.61%) 3D Printing
9 1 (0.61%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.61%) CAN bus
9 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.61%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.61%) Fintech
9 1 (0.61%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 164 (100.00%) Linux
2 40 (24.39%) Windows
3 29 (17.68%) Unix
4 24 (14.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (13.41%) Windows Server
6 18 (10.98%) Ubuntu
7 13 (7.93%) Debian
8 11 (6.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (6.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (5.49%) Embedded Linux
9 9 (5.49%) Solaris
9 9 (5.49%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (3.66%) CentOS
11 5 (3.05%) AIX
11 5 (3.05%) Oracle Linux
12 4 (2.44%) Android
12 4 (2.44%) Fedora
13 2 (1.22%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (17.07%) DevOps
2 27 (16.46%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (16.46%) ITIL
2 27 (16.46%) Software Engineering
3 22 (13.41%) Open Source
4 20 (12.20%) Scrum
5 17 (10.37%) SDLC
6 16 (9.76%) Problem Management
7 14 (8.54%) E-Commerce
8 13 (7.93%) Network Management
9 11 (6.71%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (6.10%) Configuration Management
11 9 (5.49%) Coaching
11 9 (5.49%) High Availability
11 9 (5.49%) Mentoring
12 8 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (4.88%) ITIL V3
12 8 (4.88%) Workflow
13 7 (4.27%) Manual Testing
13 7 (4.27%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 76 (46.34%) Python
2 71 (43.29%) Perl
3 36 (21.95%) Bash Shell
4 35 (21.34%) C
5 21 (12.80%) Java
6 18 (10.98%) C++
6 18 (10.98%) SQL
7 14 (8.54%) PHP
8 12 (7.32%) Shell Script
9 11 (6.71%) Embedded C
10 10 (6.10%) JavaScript
11 8 (4.88%) PowerShell
12 7 (4.27%) Embedded C++
13 6 (3.66%) Ruby
14 4 (2.44%) Bourne shell
14 4 (2.44%) C-shell
15 2 (1.22%) C#
16 1 (0.61%) Fortran
16 1 (0.61%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 31 (18.90%) Degree
2 4 (2.44%) PhD
2 4 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.54%) QA
System Software
1 33 (20.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (11.59%) Active Directory
3 14 (8.54%) VMware ESX
4 10 (6.10%) Hyper-V
4 10 (6.10%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (6.10%) vSphere
5 9 (5.49%) Oracle RAC
5 9 (5.49%) Terminal Services
6 5 (3.05%) Firmware
7 3 (1.83%) Docker
8 2 (1.22%) NFS
8 2 (1.22%) Samba
9 1 (0.61%) iptables
9 1 (0.61%) LXC
9 1 (0.61%) Postfix
9 1 (0.61%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 30 (18.29%) Puppet
2 25 (15.24%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (14.02%) Ansible
4 9 (5.49%) BMC PATROL
5 4 (2.44%) Oracle ZFS
6 3 (1.83%) Nagios
7 2 (1.22%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 49 (29.88%) VMware
2 35 (21.34%) Red Hat
3 29 (17.68%) Microsoft
4 15 (9.15%) NetApp
5 12 (7.32%) Cisco
6 11 (6.71%) CheckPoint
7 10 (6.10%) Oracle
8 9 (5.49%) BMC
9 8 (4.88%) Sybase
10 5 (3.05%) HP
11 4 (2.44%) EMC
11 4 (2.44%) Sun
12 1 (0.61%) Facebook
12 1 (0.61%) Google
12 1 (0.61%) Intel
12 1 (0.61%) Rackspace
12 1 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.61%) ServiceNow
12 1 (0.61%) Wall Street Systems
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