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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 44 72 66
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 13 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 3.49% 1.42% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.68% 1.50% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 1
Average salary £36,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
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
353 400 421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 94.89% 94.79% 92.94%
Number of salaries quoted 296 309 379
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Engineer across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

Linux Engineer Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 24 (100.00%) Perl
1 24 (100.00%) Linux
1 24 (100.00%) Python
1 24 (100.00%) UNIX
1 24 (100.00%) Bash Shell
2 13 (54.17%) Software Testing
2 13 (54.17%) Derivative
2 13 (54.17%) Security Cleared
2 13 (54.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (54.17%) CentOS
2 13 (54.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 13 (54.17%) Security Management
2 13 (54.17%) VMware
2 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 13 (54.17%) HP
2 13 (54.17%) RHCE
2 13 (54.17%) Red Hat
2 13 (54.17%) Shell Script
2 13 (54.17%) Oracle
2 13 (54.17%) Puppet
2 13 (54.17%) Oracle Linux
2 13 (54.17%) ITIL
2 13 (54.17%) Open Source
2 13 (54.17%) RHCSA
3 11 (45.83%) CSS
3 11 (45.83%) HTML
3 11 (45.83%) JavaScript
3 11 (45.83%) Ubuntu
3 11 (45.83%) Ruby on Rails
3 11 (45.83%) Korn

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (45.83%) HTML
1 11 (45.83%) CSS
1 11 (45.83%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 13 (54.17%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) UNIX
1 24 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (54.17%) CentOS
2 13 (54.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 13 (54.17%) Oracle Linux
3 11 (45.83%) Ubuntu
4 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (41.67%) Windows
4 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Security Management
1 13 (54.17%) Software Testing
1 13 (54.17%) Open Source
1 13 (54.17%) ITIL
2 10 (41.67%) Service Delivery
2 10 (41.67%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) Perl
1 24 (100.00%) Python
1 24 (100.00%) Bash Shell
2 13 (54.17%) Shell Script
3 11 (45.83%) Ruby
3 11 (45.83%) Korn
3 11 (45.83%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (54.17%) RHCE
1 13 (54.17%) Security Cleared
1 13 (54.17%) RHCSA
2 10 (41.67%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 13 (54.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (54.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Oracle
1 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
1 13 (54.17%) HP
1 13 (54.17%) Red Hat
1 13 (54.17%) VMware
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