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

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 158 179 172
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 31 11 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.85% 0.28% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 0.30% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 31 11 9
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £39,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £100,000 £53,000
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
3500 3724 3352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 95.76% 94.71% 95.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2881 3237 2817
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +19 11 £45,000 +21.62% 1
Andover -1 11 £60,000 +51.41%
Southampton +7 5 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Basingstoke +22 2 £46,250 -53.75%
Farnborough -14 1 £35,000 -36.36%
Linux Engineer
South East

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 43 (84.31%) Oracle
3 43 (84.31%) Windows
4 40 (78.43%) RHCE
5 38 (74.51%) DV Cleared
5 38 (74.51%) Security Cleared
5 38 (74.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 30 (58.82%) VMware
6 30 (58.82%) Red Hat
7 29 (56.86%) Python
8 28 (54.90%) CentOS
9 27 (52.94%) Bash Shell
9 27 (52.94%) ITIL
10 26 (50.98%) Puppet
10 26 (50.98%) SC Cleared
11 24 (47.06%) Sun
12 23 (45.10%) Active Directory
12 23 (45.10%) UNIX
12 23 (45.10%) Solaris
12 23 (45.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 22 (43.14%) TCP/IP
14 21 (41.18%) HP
14 21 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
14 21 (41.18%) RHCSA
15 20 (39.22%) Windows Server 2012
15 20 (39.22%) Server Building
15 20 (39.22%) Oracle Linux
15 20 (39.22%) Open Source
15 20 (39.22%) Software Testing

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 (9.80%) Apache
2 4 (7.84%) nginx
3 3 (5.88%) OpenStack
3 3 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.88%) JBoss
4 2 (3.92%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.96%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.96%) SaaS
2 1 (1.96%) PaaS
2 1 (1.96%) IaaS
2 1 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (43.14%) TCP/IP
2 5 (9.80%) Fibre Channel
2 5 (9.80%) DNS
3 3 (5.88%) SSL
3 3 (5.88%) LDAP
3 3 (5.88%) SMTP
3 3 (5.88%) HTTP
4 2 (3.92%) DHCP
5 1 (1.96%) FTP
5 1 (1.96%) LAN
5 1 (1.96%) WAN
5 1 (1.96%) Telnet
5 1 (1.96%) IPsec
5 1 (1.96%) SSH
5 1 (1.96%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.84%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) JIRA
1 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.96%) Gerrit
1 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (1.96%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) HTML
1 1 (1.96%) CSS
1 1 (1.96%) Web Services
1 1 (1.96%) LAMP
1 1 (1.96%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 20 (39.22%) Derivative
2 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.92%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.96%) Wiki
4 1 (1.96%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 51 (100.00%) Linux
2 43 (84.31%) Windows
3 38 (74.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (54.90%) CentOS
5 23 (45.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 23 (45.10%) Solaris
5 23 (45.10%) UNIX
6 20 (39.22%) Oracle Linux
6 20 (39.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (9.80%) Fedora
9 3 (5.88%) SUSE
10 2 (3.92%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (52.94%) ITIL
2 20 (39.22%) Service Delivery
2 20 (39.22%) Security Management
2 20 (39.22%) Software Testing
2 20 (39.22%) Open Source
2 20 (39.22%) Server Building
3 5 (9.80%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (3.92%) Migration
5 1 (1.96%) Load Balancing
5 1 (1.96%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2
5 1 (1.96%) Configuration Management
5 1 (1.96%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (1.96%) Capacity Management
5 1 (1.96%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 48 (94.12%) Perl
2 29 (56.86%) Python
3 27 (52.94%) Bash Shell
4 20 (39.22%) Shell Script
5 6 (11.76%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.96%) Java
7 1 (1.96%) PHP
7 1 (1.96%) VBScript
7 1 (1.96%) Ruby
7 1 (1.96%) Korn
Qualifications
1 40 (78.43%) RHCE
2 38 (74.51%) DV Cleared
2 38 (74.51%) Security Cleared
3 26 (50.98%) SC Cleared
4 21 (41.18%) RHCSA
5 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.96%) LPIC
5 1 (1.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (45.10%) Active Directory
2 21 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (35.29%) Samba
4 2 (3.92%) Squid
4 2 (3.92%) qmail
5 1 (1.96%) Postfix
5 1 (1.96%) Sendmail
5 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.96%) NFS
5 1 (1.96%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 26 (50.98%) Puppet
2 2 (3.92%) Nagios
2 2 (3.92%) ZABBIX
3 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (1.96%) Ansible
Vendors
1 43 (84.31%) Oracle
2 30 (58.82%) Red Hat
2 30 (58.82%) VMware
3 24 (47.06%) Sun
4 21 (41.18%) HP
5 20 (39.22%) Microsoft
6 19 (37.25%) Cisco
7 2 (3.92%) NetApp
8 1 (1.96%) EMC
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + good pension, 36 days holdiday
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Nanotek Limited
Salary: From £23,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Havant
Simplified Recruitment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago