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

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 160 175 175
Rank change year-on-year
+15 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 27 12 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.74% 0.31% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.32% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 26 12 12
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,475 £25,150
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £96,250 £49,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -10.11%
Linux Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hampshire 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
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3483 3709 3534
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 95.66% 94.59% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 2837 3104 3035
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,472
% change year-on-year
- +3.97%

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

Linux Engineer Salary Trend in Hampshire

Linux Engineer
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Engineer across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

Linux Engineer Salary Histogram in Hampshire

Linux Engineer
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015. 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
Portsmouth +36 11 £45,000 +30.43%
Southampton +10 8 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Andover -8 5 £60,000 +50.94%
Basingstoke +15 2 £46,250 -20.25%
Farnborough -26 1 - -
Linux Engineer
South East

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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 55 (100.00%) Linux
2 52 (94.55%) Perl
3 42 (76.36%) Windows
4 41 (74.55%) Oracle
5 36 (65.45%) RHCE
6 35 (63.64%) Security Cleared
7 34 (61.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 34 (61.82%) DV Cleared
8 33 (60.00%) Python
9 30 (54.55%) Red Hat
9 30 (54.55%) Bash Shell
10 28 (50.91%) CentOS
10 28 (50.91%) VMware
11 26 (47.27%) Sun
11 26 (47.27%) Active Directory
11 26 (47.27%) ITIL
12 25 (45.45%) Solaris
12 25 (45.45%) Puppet
13 23 (41.82%) SC Cleared
13 23 (41.82%) UNIX
14 21 (38.18%) TCP/IP
15 19 (34.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 19 (34.55%) Cisco
16 18 (32.73%) Windows Server 2003
16 18 (32.73%) Samba
17 17 (30.91%) Microsoft
17 17 (30.91%) HP
17 17 (30.91%) VMware Infrastructure
17 17 (30.91%) RHCSA
18 16 (29.09%) Server Building

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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 5 (9.09%) Apache
2 4 (7.27%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.45%) nginx
3 3 (5.45%) JBoss
3 3 (5.45%) OpenStack
4 2 (3.64%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.82%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.82%) SaaS
2 1 (1.82%) PaaS
2 1 (1.82%) IaaS
2 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (38.18%) TCP/IP
2 8 (14.55%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (9.09%) DNS
4 3 (5.45%) SSL
4 3 (5.45%) HTTP
4 3 (5.45%) LDAP
5 2 (3.64%) SMTP
5 2 (3.64%) DHCP
6 1 (1.82%) FTP
6 1 (1.82%) LAN
6 1 (1.82%) WAN
6 1 (1.82%) Kerberos
6 1 (1.82%) VPN
6 1 (1.82%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) JIRA
1 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.82%) Gerrit
1 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (1.82%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.91%) HTML
1 6 (10.91%) CSS
1 6 (10.91%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (3.64%) Web Services
3 1 (1.82%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (29.09%) Derivative
2 8 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.82%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 55 (100.00%) Linux
2 42 (76.36%) Windows
3 34 (61.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (50.91%) CentOS
5 25 (45.45%) Solaris
6 23 (41.82%) UNIX
7 19 (34.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 18 (32.73%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (29.09%) Oracle Linux
9 16 (29.09%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (14.55%) Fedora
11 7 (12.73%) Ubuntu
12 3 (5.45%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (47.27%) ITIL
2 16 (29.09%) Service Delivery
2 16 (29.09%) Security Management
2 16 (29.09%) Software Testing
2 16 (29.09%) Open Source
2 16 (29.09%) Server Building
3 8 (14.55%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2
4 1 (1.82%) Configuration Management
4 1 (1.82%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (1.82%) Migration
4 1 (1.82%) Capacity Management
4 1 (1.82%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 52 (94.55%) Perl
2 33 (60.00%) Python
3 30 (54.55%) Bash Shell
4 16 (29.09%) Shell Script
5 8 (14.55%) PowerShell
6 7 (12.73%) JavaScript
7 6 (10.91%) Ruby
7 6 (10.91%) Korn
8 2 (3.64%) Java
8 2 (3.64%) PHP
9 1 (1.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 36 (65.45%) RHCE
2 35 (63.64%) Security Cleared
3 34 (61.82%) DV Cleared
4 23 (41.82%) SC Cleared
5 17 (30.91%) RHCSA
6 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.82%) LPIC
6 1 (1.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (47.27%) Active Directory
2 18 (32.73%) Samba
3 17 (30.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.64%) qmail
4 2 (3.64%) Squid
5 1 (1.82%) NFS
5 1 (1.82%) Postfix
5 1 (1.82%) iptables
Systems Management
1 25 (45.45%) Puppet
2 2 (3.64%) Nagios
2 2 (3.64%) ZABBIX
3 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (1.82%) Ansible
3 1 (1.82%) SELinux
Vendors
1 41 (74.55%) Oracle
2 30 (54.55%) Red Hat
3 28 (50.91%) VMware
4 26 (47.27%) Sun
5 19 (34.55%) Cisco
6 17 (30.91%) Microsoft
6 17 (30.91%) HP
7 2 (3.64%) NetApp
8 1 (1.82%) EMC
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + good pension, 36 days holdiday
Posted: 19 hours ago