The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Guildford 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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 80 84 84
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 2 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 0.27% 0.53% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.56% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 2
Average salary £45,000 £30,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -17.24%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
Linux Engineer
Surrey

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Guildford 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
Guildford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
685 895 888
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 93.07% 95.72% 97.80%
Number of salaries quoted 616 759 738
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +16.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £59,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in Guildford

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

Linux Engineer Salary Trend in Guildford

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (70.00%) VMware
2 7 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (50.00%) Firewall
4 4 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (30.00%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (30.00%) Degree
5 3 (30.00%) Nagios
5 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (20.00%) UNIX
6 2 (20.00%) Windows
6 2 (20.00%) SQL
6 2 (20.00%) MySQL
6 2 (20.00%) Apache
6 2 (20.00%) VPN
6 2 (20.00%) SAN
6 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
6 2 (20.00%) HP
6 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
6 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (20.00%) Clustering
6 2 (20.00%) Network Design
6 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 1 (10.00%) NAS
7 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 2 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (10.00%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) SAN
2 2 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) SSL
3 1 (10.00%) LDAP
3 1 (10.00%) DHCP
3 1 (10.00%) Internet
3 1 (10.00%) NAS
3 1 (10.00%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) UNIX
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (10.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (30.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (20.00%) Network Design
3 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
1 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) C++
2 1 (10.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (10.00%) KVM
3 1 (10.00%) iptables
3 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Nagios
2 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) Dell
4 1 (10.00%) Juniper
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) Symantec