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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 177 174 165
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 22 13 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.55% 0.34% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.36% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 22 13 36
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -12.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £25,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,050 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
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
3773 3593 4004
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 94.73% 94.98% 95.02%
Number of salaries quoted 3106 3092 3449
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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 - 7 £45,000 -
Basingstoke -5 4 £57,500 +27.77%
Winchester - 4 £42,500 -
Andover - 3 £31,500 -
Farnborough -8 1 £42,500 +70.00%
Havant - 1 £34,000 -
Linux Engineer
South East

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 32 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (56.25%) Python
2 18 (56.25%) Perl
2 18 (56.25%) Red Hat
3 17 (53.13%) VMware
4 16 (50.00%) UNIX
5 15 (46.88%) Windows
5 15 (46.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (43.75%) ITIL
7 13 (40.63%) Shell Script
7 13 (40.63%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (34.38%) Security Cleared
9 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
9 9 (28.13%) C
9 9 (28.13%) Java
9 9 (28.13%) Open Source
10 8 (25.00%) Bash Shell
10 8 (25.00%) Puppet
10 8 (25.00%) Software Engineering
10 8 (25.00%) SC Cleared
10 8 (25.00%) DV Cleared
10 8 (25.00%) Service Delivery
10 8 (25.00%) RHCE
11 7 (21.88%) Oracle
11 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (21.88%) DevOps
11 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (21.88%) CentOS
12 6 (18.75%) Oracle Linux
12 6 (18.75%) Derivative

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 1 (3.13%) SAS
1 1 (3.13%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) SaaS
1 3 (9.38%) PaaS
1 3 (9.38%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (9.38%) IaaS
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.25%) SAN
2 2 (6.25%) FTP
2 2 (6.25%) SSL
3 1 (3.13%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) MySQL
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Subversion
2 4 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 3 (9.38%) Jenkins
3 3 (9.38%) JIRA
4 2 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (15.63%) Advertising
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Retail
3 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.13%) Electronics
3 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) XML
2 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Open Source
2 6 (18.75%) Derivative
3 3 (9.38%) iSeries
4 2 (6.25%) Cryptography
4 2 (6.25%) EMV
4 2 (6.25%) EFT
5 1 (3.13%) DTV
5 1 (3.13%) Firmware
5 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (50.00%) UNIX
3 15 (46.88%) Windows
3 15 (46.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (21.88%) CentOS
5 6 (18.75%) Oracle Linux
6 4 (12.50%) AIX
6 4 (12.50%) Solaris
7 2 (6.25%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (3.13%) SUSE
8 1 (3.13%) Fedora
8 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) ITIL
2 8 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 7 (21.88%) DevOps
4 6 (18.75%) Software Testing
4 6 (18.75%) Security Management
5 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.50%) Scrum
5 4 (12.50%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.13%) Migration
7 1 (3.13%) Programme Management
7 1 (3.13%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (3.13%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 18 (56.25%) Python
1 18 (56.25%) Perl
2 13 (40.63%) Shell Script
3 9 (28.13%) C
3 9 (28.13%) Java
4 8 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 5 (15.63%) Ruby
6 3 (9.38%) C++
7 2 (6.25%) C#
7 2 (6.25%) Embedded C
7 2 (6.25%) Embedded C++
8 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
8 1 (3.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (34.38%) Security Cleared
2 8 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 8 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 8 (25.00%) RHCE
3 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (40.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.38%) vSphere
2 3 (9.38%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.25%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (3.13%) Nagios
2 1 (3.13%) AppManager
2 1 (3.13%) SCOrch
2 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (56.25%) Red Hat
2 17 (53.13%) VMware
3 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
4 7 (21.88%) Oracle
5 6 (18.75%) HP
6 4 (12.50%) Sun
7 3 (9.38%) Cisco
7 3 (9.38%) IBM
8 1 (3.13%) SAP
8 1 (3.13%) NetIQ
8 1 (3.13%) SolarWinds