The first table below looks at the demand for the Linux Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 218 239 237
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 39 17 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.54% 0.23% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.24% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 32 16 10
Average salary £34,000 £33,750 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.74% +14.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,150 £24,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £38,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6899 7158 6912
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.08% 95.33% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5593 6013 6113
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Linux Engineer Salary Trend in the North West

Linux Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Engineer across the North West region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Linux Engineer Salary Histogram in the North West

Linux Engineer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +16 19 £34,500 -8.00%
Manchester +5 16 £33,500 +15.51% 1
Merseyside - 4 £32,500 -
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 52 (100.00%) Linux
2 32 (61.54%) UNIX
3 20 (38.46%) Change Management
3 20 (38.46%) Problem Management
4 9 (17.31%) Red Hat
5 8 (15.38%) TCP/IP
5 8 (15.38%) WAN
6 7 (13.46%) Windows
6 7 (13.46%) Firewall
6 7 (13.46%) Software Engineering
7 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (11.54%) Finance
7 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (11.54%) Internet
7 6 (11.54%) SQL
8 5 (9.62%) MySQL
8 5 (9.62%) C
8 5 (9.62%) LAN
9 4 (7.69%) Service Management
9 4 (7.69%) Java
9 4 (7.69%) AIX
9 4 (7.69%) Apache
10 3 (5.77%) Tomcat
10 3 (5.77%) DHCP
10 3 (5.77%) Client/Server
10 3 (5.77%) DNS
10 3 (5.77%) SLA
10 3 (5.77%) Web Services
10 3 (5.77%) ITIL
10 3 (5.77%) Perl

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 4 (7.69%) Apache
2 3 (5.77%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.85%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.38%) WAN
1 8 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 7 (13.46%) Firewall
3 6 (11.54%) Internet
4 5 (9.62%) LAN
5 3 (5.77%) DNS
5 3 (5.77%) DHCP
6 1 (1.92%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.62%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) GCC
General
1 6 (11.54%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.77%) Web Services
2 2 (3.85%) J2EE
3 1 (1.92%) HTML
3 1 (1.92%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.77%) Client/Server
1 3 (5.77%) Management Information System
1 3 (5.77%) Device Driver
1 3 (5.77%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.85%) Clustering
3 1 (1.92%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.92%) PDA
3 1 (1.92%) Open Source
3 1 (1.92%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 52 (100.00%) Linux
2 32 (61.54%) UNIX
3 7 (13.46%) Windows
4 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (7.69%) AIX
6 3 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.85%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (3.85%) HPUX
7 2 (3.85%) Solaris
8 1 (1.92%) Debian
8 1 (1.92%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.92%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (1.92%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (38.46%) Change Management
1 20 (38.46%) Problem Management
2 7 (13.46%) Software Engineering
3 4 (7.69%) Service Management
4 3 (5.77%) ITIL
5 2 (3.85%) PRINCE2
5 2 (3.85%) ERP
5 2 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (3.85%) High Availability
6 1 (1.92%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (1.92%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.92%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.54%) SQL
2 5 (9.62%) C
3 4 (7.69%) Java
4 3 (5.77%) Perl
5 2 (3.85%) PHP
5 2 (3.85%) C++
5 2 (3.85%) Python
5 2 (3.85%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.85%) Ruby
6 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) ACSP
2 1 (1.92%) MCP
2 1 (1.92%) ISEB
2 1 (1.92%) RHCT
2 1 (1.92%) ACTC
2 1 (1.92%) ACSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.92%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) Puppet
1 2 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.92%) Plesk
Vendors
1 9 (17.31%) Red Hat
2 2 (3.85%) Oracle
3 1 (1.92%) HP
3 1 (1.92%) Apple
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