The first table below looks at the demand for the Linux Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Essex 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 25 July 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 Essex region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 88 85 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 5 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.42% 0.72% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.75% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 0
Average salary £50,000 £60,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
Job Titles Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1145 1064 1169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 95.34% 96.03% 97.91%
Number of salaries quoted 988 887 1006
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Linux Engineer
East of England

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux Engineer in the job title across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Engineer across the Essex region.

Linux Engineer Salary Trend in Essex

Linux Engineer
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the Essex region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
Colchester -1 4 £50,000 +11.11%
Linux Engineer
East of England

Linux Engineer
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 8 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (41.67%) UNIX
4 4 (33.33%) Service Management
4 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 4 (33.33%) ITIL
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (33.33%) RHCE
4 4 (33.33%) Debian
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 4 (33.33%) MCSE
4 4 (33.33%) AIX
4 4 (33.33%) HPUX
4 4 (33.33%) Solaris
4 4 (33.33%) MCITP
4 4 (33.33%) Performance Management
4 4 (33.33%) Capacity Management
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (33.33%) CentOS
4 4 (33.33%) Fedora
5 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (8.33%) Xen
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco
5 1 (8.33%) HP
5 1 (8.33%) VMware
5 1 (8.33%) Firewall

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (41.67%) UNIX
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (33.33%) Debian
4 4 (33.33%) Fedora
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (33.33%) CentOS
4 4 (33.33%) AIX
4 4 (33.33%) HPUX
4 4 (33.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
1 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 4 (33.33%) Service Management
1 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 4 (33.33%) Performance Management
1 4 (33.33%) Capacity Management
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) MCSE
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (33.33%) RHCE
1 4 (33.33%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Xen
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (8.33%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) HP