The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire 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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 93 85 81
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 3 16 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.33% 1.59% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 1.63% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3 16 5
Average salary £42,500 £25,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -39.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £25,500 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,900 £48,750 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Linux Engineer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire 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
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
882 979 882
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 95.77% 97.22% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 614 812 775
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Linux Engineer Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

Linux Engineer
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
Cheltenham +3 1 £40,000 +6.66%
Gloucester -12 1 £45,500 +78.43%
Linux Engineer
South West

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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%) Linux
2 11 (91.67%) VMware
2 11 (91.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (83.33%) Windows
4 9 (75.00%) Cisco
5 8 (66.67%) DNS
6 7 (58.33%) Firewall
7 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (41.67%) vSphere
8 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
8 5 (41.67%) Python
8 5 (41.67%) Perl
8 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
9 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (33.33%) Incident Management
9 4 (33.33%) VPN
9 4 (33.33%) MySQL
9 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
9 4 (33.33%) DHCP
9 4 (33.33%) Apache
9 4 (33.33%) Juniper
9 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
9 4 (33.33%) MPLS
9 4 (33.33%) Bash Shell
10 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
10 3 (25.00%) SQL
10 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
10 3 (25.00%) IIS
11 2 (16.67%) LAMP

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 4 (33.33%) Apache
1 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (25.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) DNS
2 7 (58.33%) Firewall
3 4 (33.33%) DHCP
3 4 (33.33%) MPLS
3 4 (33.33%) VPN
4 2 (16.67%) SMTP
4 2 (16.67%) SSL
4 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) MySQL
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Hudson
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (8.33%) Electronics
1 1 (8.33%) Law
1 1 (8.33%) Military
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Digital Media
1 1 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (83.33%) Windows
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (16.67%) Unix
7 1 (8.33%) CentOS
7 1 (8.33%) Debian
7 1 (8.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (16.67%) SIEM
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) Open Source
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Use Case
3 1 (8.33%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Perl
1 5 (41.67%) Python
2 4 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) C
4 1 (8.33%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) C++
4 1 (8.33%) PHP
4 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
1 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 11 (91.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (41.67%) vSphere
3 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (8.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) OpenView
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
1 2 (16.67%) SCOM
2 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) VMware
2 9 (75.00%) Cisco
3 4 (33.33%) Juniper
3 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (16.67%) HP
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) Palo Alto
4 2 (16.67%) Sophos
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix
5 1 (8.33%) Xilinx
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