The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Essex region that had Linux Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 80 - 83
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 9 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.86% - 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% - 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 10
Median salary £48,500 - £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 - £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 - £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
Linux Engineer
East of 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 Essex 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
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
948 1218 1091
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 90.89% 93.55% 96.21%
Number of salaries quoted 745 895 862
Median salary £42,500 £39,600 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.32% -1.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

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
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Engineer across the Essex region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Linux Engineer Salary Histogram in Essex

Linux Engineer
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the Essex region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
Colchester - 7 £50,000 -
Chelmsford - 1 £22,500 -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £48,500 -
Linux Engineer
East of England

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 Essex region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 29 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (55.17%) VMware
3 15 (51.72%) NetApp
4 14 (48.28%) Perl
5 13 (44.83%) Windows
6 10 (34.48%) Red Hat
6 10 (34.48%) Java
6 10 (34.48%) JBoss
6 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
7 9 (31.03%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (31.03%) DevOps
8 8 (27.59%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (27.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (27.59%) Python
8 8 (27.59%) PHP
8 8 (27.59%) Publishing
8 8 (27.59%) Windows Server
9 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
9 6 (20.69%) Office 365
9 6 (20.69%) vSphere
10 5 (17.24%) Hyper-V
10 5 (17.24%) NAS
10 5 (17.24%) Ubuntu
10 5 (17.24%) SAN
11 4 (13.79%) ITIL
11 4 (13.79%) Finance
12 3 (10.34%) Configuration Management
12 3 (10.34%) Unix
13 2 (6.90%) SQL

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 10 (34.48%) JBoss
2 2 (6.90%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (27.59%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (20.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) NAS
1 5 (17.24%) SAN
2 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.45%) HTTP
3 1 (3.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) Firebird
2 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (27.59%) Publishing
2 4 (13.79%) Finance
3 2 (6.90%) Electronics
3 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (44.83%) Windows
3 8 (27.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (27.59%) Windows Server
4 5 (17.24%) Ubuntu
5 3 (10.34%) Unix
6 2 (6.90%) CentOS
6 2 (6.90%) SUSE
7 1 (3.45%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) DevOps
2 4 (13.79%) ITIL
3 3 (10.34%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.45%) Business Continuity
4 1 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.45%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) Perl
2 10 (34.48%) Java
3 8 (27.59%) PHP
3 8 (27.59%) Python
4 2 (6.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (31.03%) Virtual Machines
1 9 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
2 6 (20.69%) vSphere
3 5 (17.24%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) SCCM
1 2 (6.90%) SCOM
1 2 (6.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (55.17%) VMware
2 15 (51.72%) NetApp
3 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
3 10 (34.48%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.45%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.45%) New Relic
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle