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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 159 142 167
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 28 46 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.83% 1.23% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 1.25% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 25 46 24
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £39,625
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +13.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £54,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,875
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.58%
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
3293 3676 3929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 97.72% 98.37% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2890 3054 3390
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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
Southampton +10 11 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Portsmouth -3 9 £33,500 -25.55%
Andover +1 3 £55,000 -8.33%
Basingstoke - 3 £40,500 - 1
Linux Engineer
South East

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 77 (100.00%) Linux
2 53 (68.83%) Python
3 51 (66.23%) Perl
4 40 (51.95%) Unix
5 39 (50.65%) Bash Shell
6 29 (37.66%) Ruby
7 28 (36.36%) VMware
8 26 (33.77%) CSS
8 26 (33.77%) HTML
9 25 (32.47%) JavaScript
10 23 (29.87%) ITIL
10 23 (29.87%) Red Hat
11 22 (28.57%) TCP/IP
11 22 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 21 (27.27%) C++
13 19 (24.68%) Puppet
13 19 (24.68%) Security Cleared
13 19 (24.68%) Software Engineering
14 18 (23.38%) Ubuntu
15 17 (22.08%) VMware Infrastructure
15 17 (22.08%) CentOS
16 16 (20.78%) Java
16 16 (20.78%) Oracle
17 15 (19.48%) Open Source
17 15 (19.48%) Microsoft
17 15 (19.48%) RHCE
17 15 (19.48%) Ruby on Rails
17 15 (19.48%) Korn
18 14 (18.18%) Shell Script
19 13 (16.88%) PHP

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 9 (11.69%) Apache
2 8 (10.39%) Cloud Foundry
2 8 (10.39%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (10.39%) Tomcat
3 5 (6.49%) JBoss
4 3 (3.90%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.30%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.99%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (11.69%) SaaS
3 8 (10.39%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 8 (10.39%) Heroku
3 8 (10.39%) IaaS
3 8 (10.39%) PaaS
4 4 (5.19%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 22 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.19%) IPv6
2 4 (5.19%) Wireshark
3 2 (2.60%) SAN
4 1 (1.30%) DNS
4 1 (1.30%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.30%) Firewall
4 1 (1.30%) LAN
4 1 (1.30%) LDAP
4 1 (1.30%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.39%) Big Data
1 8 (10.39%) Hadoop
2 5 (6.49%) MySQL
3 4 (5.19%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (5.19%) RDBMS
3 4 (5.19%) Redis
3 4 (5.19%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.90%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.30%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (3.90%) JIRA
2 1 (1.30%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.30%) Travis CI
General
1 3 (3.90%) Electronics
2 2 (2.60%) Finance
3 1 (1.30%) Automotive
3 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.30%) Marketing
3 1 (1.30%) Retail
3 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (33.77%) CSS
1 26 (33.77%) HTML
2 15 (19.48%) Ruby on Rails
3 8 (10.39%) Qt
3 8 (10.39%) REST
4 4 (5.19%) ActiveMQ
4 4 (5.19%) JAAS
4 4 (5.19%) Java EE
4 4 (5.19%) JMS
4 4 (5.19%) JMX
4 4 (5.19%) JNDI
4 4 (5.19%) LAMP
4 4 (5.19%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (1.30%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (1.30%) Middleware
5 1 (1.30%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.58%) Derivative
2 8 (10.39%) VCE vBlock
3 6 (7.79%) Driving Licence
4 3 (3.90%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.90%) Wiki
5 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.60%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 77 (100.00%) Linux
2 40 (51.95%) Unix
3 22 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (23.38%) Ubuntu
5 17 (22.08%) CentOS
6 12 (15.58%) Oracle Linux
7 11 (14.29%) Android
8 10 (12.99%) Apple iOS
9 6 (7.79%) Windows
10 4 (5.19%) Solaris
11 3 (3.90%) Windows Server
12 2 (2.60%) Debian
13 1 (1.30%) AIX
13 1 (1.30%) Kali Linux
13 1 (1.30%) Mac OS
13 1 (1.30%) SUSE
13 1 (1.30%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (29.87%) ITIL
2 19 (24.68%) Software Engineering
3 15 (19.48%) Open Source
4 12 (15.58%) Security Management
4 12 (15.58%) Software Testing
5 10 (12.99%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (12.99%) Android Development
5 10 (12.99%) iOS Development
5 10 (12.99%) Mobile Development
5 10 (12.99%) Web Development
6 8 (10.39%) Capacity Management
6 8 (10.39%) PLM
6 8 (10.39%) PRINCE2
6 8 (10.39%) Product Management
7 6 (7.79%) Configuration Management
8 4 (5.19%) High Availability
8 4 (5.19%) Incident Management
8 4 (5.19%) Knowledge Management
8 4 (5.19%) Service Management
8 4 (5.19%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 53 (68.83%) Python
2 51 (66.23%) Perl
3 39 (50.65%) Bash Shell
4 29 (37.66%) Ruby
5 25 (32.47%) JavaScript
6 21 (27.27%) C++
7 16 (20.78%) Java
8 15 (19.48%) Korn
9 14 (18.18%) Shell Script
10 13 (16.88%) PHP
11 12 (15.58%) C
12 10 (12.99%) PowerShell
13 4 (5.19%) SQL
14 1 (1.30%) AWK
14 1 (1.30%) sed
Qualifications
1 19 (24.68%) Security Cleared
2 15 (19.48%) RHCE
3 12 (15.58%) RHCSA
4 8 (10.39%) EMC Certification
5 4 (5.19%) Degree
6 1 (1.30%) CCNA
6 1 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.30%) GCIH
6 1 (1.30%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.39%) ISO 9001
1 8 (10.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.30%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 17 (22.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (7.79%) Active Directory
3 4 (5.19%) Firmware
4 3 (3.90%) Samba
5 2 (2.60%) vCloud
6 1 (1.30%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (24.68%) Puppet
2 2 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.30%) Ansible
Vendors
1 28 (36.36%) VMware
2 23 (29.87%) Red Hat
3 16 (20.78%) Oracle
4 15 (19.48%) Microsoft
5 12 (15.58%) HP
6 8 (10.39%) EMC
7 4 (5.19%) Sun
8 3 (3.90%) Cisco
9 1 (1.30%) IBM
9 1 (1.30%) Juniper
9 1 (1.30%) SAP
Hampshire
IQ Telecom
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke
People Source Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago