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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 166 189 187
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 21 16 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.57% 0.40% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.42% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 21 16 14
Average salary £36,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
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
3515 3830 3791
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 95.03% 94.66% 95.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2908 3107 3248
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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
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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 +31 14 £36,000 -20.00% 1
Southampton - 4 £32,500 - 1
Basingstoke +24 2 £45,000 -21.73%
Hook - 1 £24,000 -
Linux Engineer
South East

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 51 (100.00%) Linux
2 48 (94.12%) Perl
3 37 (72.55%) Python
4 33 (64.71%) Bash Shell
5 30 (58.82%) Oracle
6 29 (56.86%) Windows
7 28 (54.90%) Red Hat
7 28 (54.90%) CentOS
8 25 (49.02%) VMware
8 25 (49.02%) UNIX
9 24 (47.06%) RHCE
9 24 (47.06%) Security Cleared
9 24 (47.06%) Puppet
10 23 (45.10%) ITIL
11 20 (39.22%) Active Directory
12 19 (37.25%) DV Cleared
12 19 (37.25%) Windows Server 2008
13 17 (33.33%) Sun
13 17 (33.33%) Solaris
14 16 (31.37%) Microsoft
15 15 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 14 (27.45%) RHCSA
17 13 (25.49%) Oracle Linux
17 13 (25.49%) Open Source
17 13 (25.49%) VMware Infrastructure
17 13 (25.49%) Software Testing
17 13 (25.49%) Derivative
17 13 (25.49%) Security Management
17 13 (25.49%) Shell Script
17 13 (25.49%) HP

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 8 (15.69%) Apache
2 6 (11.76%) Tomcat
3 4 (7.84%) nginx
4 3 (5.88%) OpenStack
4 3 (5.88%) WebLogic
4 3 (5.88%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (23.53%) TCP/IP
2 10 (19.61%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (7.84%) DNS
4 3 (5.88%) HTTP
4 3 (5.88%) Kerberos
5 2 (3.92%) SSL
5 2 (3.92%) LDAP
5 2 (3.92%) SMTP
6 1 (1.96%) DHCP
6 1 (1.96%) FTP
6 1 (1.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (21.57%) HTML
1 11 (21.57%) CSS
1 11 (21.57%) Ruby on Rails
2 4 (7.84%) Web Services
3 1 (1.96%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.49%) Derivative
2 10 (19.61%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 51 (100.00%) Linux
2 29 (56.86%) Windows
3 28 (54.90%) CentOS
4 25 (49.02%) UNIX
5 19 (37.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (33.33%) Solaris
7 15 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (25.49%) Oracle Linux
9 12 (23.53%) Ubuntu
10 10 (19.61%) Fedora
10 10 (19.61%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (5.88%) SUSE
13 1 (1.96%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (45.10%) ITIL
2 13 (25.49%) Security Management
2 13 (25.49%) Software Testing
2 13 (25.49%) Open Source
3 10 (19.61%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (17.65%) Service Delivery
4 9 (17.65%) Server Building
5 1 (1.96%) Configuration Management
5 1 (1.96%) DevOps
5 1 (1.96%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 48 (94.12%) Perl
2 37 (72.55%) Python
3 33 (64.71%) Bash Shell
4 13 (25.49%) Shell Script
5 12 (23.53%) JavaScript
6 11 (21.57%) Ruby
6 11 (21.57%) Korn
7 7 (13.73%) PowerShell
8 4 (7.84%) PHP
9 3 (5.88%) Java
10 1 (1.96%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (47.06%) RHCE
1 24 (47.06%) Security Cleared
2 19 (37.25%) DV Cleared
3 14 (27.45%) RHCSA
4 11 (21.57%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.96%) LPIC
5 1 (1.96%) Degree
5 1 (1.96%) CCNA
5 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 20 (39.22%) Active Directory
2 13 (25.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (19.61%) Samba
4 3 (5.88%) Squid
4 3 (5.88%) qmail
5 1 (1.96%) Postfix
5 1 (1.96%) iptables
Systems Management
1 24 (47.06%) Puppet
2 3 (5.88%) ZABBIX
3 2 (3.92%) Nagios
4 1 (1.96%) Ansible
4 1 (1.96%) SELinux
Vendors
1 30 (58.82%) Oracle
2 28 (54.90%) Red Hat
3 25 (49.02%) VMware
4 17 (33.33%) Sun
5 16 (31.37%) Microsoft
6 13 (25.49%) HP
7 11 (21.57%) Cisco
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