The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Portsmouth 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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 32 60 -
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 18 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 6.08% 2.39% -
As % of the Job Titles category 6.34% 2.39% -
Number of salaries quoted 18 9 0
Average salary £36,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Linux Engineer
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Portsmouth 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
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
284 376 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 95.95% 99.73% 98.21%
Number of salaries quoted 266 352 259
Average salary £35,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

Linux Engineer Salary Trend in Portsmouth

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 48 (100.00%) Linux
2 41 (85.42%) Python
2 41 (85.42%) Unix
2 41 (85.42%) Perl
2 41 (85.42%) Bash Shell
3 27 (56.25%) VMware
4 26 (54.17%) Red Hat
4 26 (54.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 25 (52.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 25 (52.08%) ITIL
5 25 (52.08%) Microsoft
6 22 (45.83%) RHCSA
6 22 (45.83%) Puppet
6 22 (45.83%) Oracle Linux
6 22 (45.83%) Derivative
6 22 (45.83%) Software Testing
6 22 (45.83%) Security Cleared
6 22 (45.83%) CentOS
6 22 (45.83%) Open Source
6 22 (45.83%) Security Management
6 22 (45.83%) Shell Script
6 22 (45.83%) HP
6 22 (45.83%) RHCE
6 22 (45.83%) Oracle
7 19 (39.58%) CSS
7 19 (39.58%) HTML
7 19 (39.58%) JavaScript
7 19 (39.58%) Ruby
7 19 (39.58%) Ubuntu
7 19 (39.58%) Ruby on Rails

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) SAN
General
1 2 (4.17%) Finance
1 2 (4.17%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (39.58%) CSS
1 19 (39.58%) HTML
1 19 (39.58%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 22 (45.83%) Derivative
2 3 (6.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 48 (100.00%) Linux
2 41 (85.42%) Unix
3 26 (54.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 22 (45.83%) CentOS
4 22 (45.83%) Oracle Linux
5 19 (39.58%) Ubuntu
6 5 (10.42%) Windows
6 5 (10.42%) Windows Server
7 2 (4.17%) AIX
7 2 (4.17%) Debian
7 2 (4.17%) SUSE
7 2 (4.17%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (52.08%) ITIL
2 22 (45.83%) Open Source
2 22 (45.83%) Security Management
2 22 (45.83%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (85.42%) Bash Shell
1 41 (85.42%) Perl
1 41 (85.42%) Python
2 22 (45.83%) Shell Script
3 19 (39.58%) JavaScript
3 19 (39.58%) Korn
3 19 (39.58%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (45.83%) RHCE
1 22 (45.83%) RHCSA
1 22 (45.83%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.25%) Degree
System Software
1 25 (52.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 22 (45.83%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (56.25%) VMware
2 26 (54.17%) Red Hat
3 25 (52.08%) Microsoft
4 22 (45.83%) HP
4 22 (45.83%) Oracle
5 2 (4.17%) IBM
5 2 (4.17%) NetApp
Portsmouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago