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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 41 66 49
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 11 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 3.65% 0.43% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.01% 0.46% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 3
Average salary £45,000 £34,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.43% -27.36%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -10.11%
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
274 438 321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 91.03% 94.60% 93.59%
Number of salaries quoted 232 380 292
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 £27,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £52,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 30 June 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 21 (100.00%) Perl
1 21 (100.00%) Linux
1 21 (100.00%) Python
1 21 (100.00%) UNIX
1 21 (100.00%) Bash Shell
2 16 (76.19%) Puppet
2 16 (76.19%) Oracle Linux
2 16 (76.19%) Windows Server 2012
2 16 (76.19%) RHCSA
2 16 (76.19%) Server Building
2 16 (76.19%) Derivative
2 16 (76.19%) ITIL
2 16 (76.19%) Open Source
2 16 (76.19%) Software Testing
2 16 (76.19%) DV Cleared
2 16 (76.19%) Security Cleared
2 16 (76.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (76.19%) Windows Server 2008
2 16 (76.19%) CentOS
2 16 (76.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 16 (76.19%) Service Delivery
2 16 (76.19%) Security Management
2 16 (76.19%) VMware
2 16 (76.19%) Windows
2 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
2 16 (76.19%) HP
2 16 (76.19%) RHCE
2 16 (76.19%) Red Hat
2 16 (76.19%) Shell Script
2 16 (76.19%) Oracle

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 5 (23.81%) HTML
1 5 (23.81%) CSS
1 5 (23.81%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 16 (76.19%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) UNIX
1 21 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (76.19%) Windows
2 16 (76.19%) Windows Server 2008
2 16 (76.19%) CentOS
2 16 (76.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 16 (76.19%) Oracle Linux
2 16 (76.19%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (23.81%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) ITIL
1 16 (76.19%) Service Delivery
1 16 (76.19%) Security Management
1 16 (76.19%) Software Testing
1 16 (76.19%) Open Source
1 16 (76.19%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) Perl
1 21 (100.00%) Python
1 21 (100.00%) Bash Shell
2 16 (76.19%) Shell Script
3 5 (23.81%) Ruby
3 5 (23.81%) Korn
3 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (76.19%) RHCE
1 16 (76.19%) DV Cleared
1 16 (76.19%) Security Cleared
1 16 (76.19%) RHCSA
2 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 16 (76.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (76.19%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) Oracle
1 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
1 16 (76.19%) HP
1 16 (76.19%) Red Hat
1 16 (76.19%) VMware
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago