The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading 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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 134 128 116
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 6 12 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.27% 0.51% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.55% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 15
Average salary £38,000 £43,250 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.13% -27.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £40,850 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,250 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -10.11%
Linux Engineer
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2145 2185 2162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.74% 92.39% 94.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1615 1596 1751
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Linux Engineer Salary Trend in Reading

Linux Engineer
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Engineer across the Reading region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Linux Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (64.71%) Red Hat
2 11 (64.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (58.82%) Perl
4 9 (52.94%) MySQL
5 8 (47.06%) Windows
5 8 (47.06%) Python
5 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
5 8 (47.06%) VMware
5 8 (47.06%) Puppet
6 7 (41.18%) Nagios
7 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
7 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
7 6 (35.29%) Apache
7 6 (35.29%) KVM
7 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (29.41%) ZABBIX
8 5 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (29.41%) DevOps
8 5 (29.41%) UNIX
8 5 (29.41%) HTTP
8 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
8 5 (29.41%) HP
8 5 (29.41%) RHCE
8 5 (29.41%) Clustering
8 5 (29.41%) Ruby
9 4 (23.53%) EMC
9 4 (23.53%) PHP
9 4 (23.53%) Tomcat
9 4 (23.53%) LDAP

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 6 (35.29%) Apache
2 4 (23.53%) Tomcat
2 4 (23.53%) JBoss
3 2 (11.76%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (11.76%) WebLogic
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (11.76%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (11.76%) WebSphere
3 2 (11.76%) nginx
3 2 (11.76%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (11.76%) SaaS
4 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) HTTP
1 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
2 4 (23.53%) LDAP
3 3 (17.65%) DNS
3 3 (17.65%) SSL
3 3 (17.65%) Firewall
4 2 (11.76%) NAS
4 2 (11.76%) SAN
4 2 (11.76%) SMTP
5 1 (5.88%) DHCP
5 1 (5.88%) FTP
5 1 (5.88%) Internet
5 1 (5.88%) SSH
5 1 (5.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) MySQL
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
2 3 (17.65%) Subversion
2 3 (17.65%) TeamCity
3 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
1 2 (11.76%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Clustering
2 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
3 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (64.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (47.06%) Windows
4 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (29.41%) UNIX
6 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
6 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
6 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (11.76%) CentOS
6 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (11.76%) SUSE
6 2 (11.76%) Debian
6 2 (11.76%) Ubuntu
7 1 (5.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) DevOps
2 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (5.88%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.88%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) Perl
2 8 (47.06%) Python
3 5 (29.41%) Ruby
4 4 (23.53%) Bash Shell
4 4 (23.53%) PHP
5 3 (17.65%) Java
6 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
6 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) RHCE
2 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
2 4 (23.53%) DV Cleared
2 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
3 3 (17.65%) Degree
4 1 (5.88%) SCSA
4 1 (5.88%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
1 6 (35.29%) KVM
2 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.76%) qmail
3 2 (11.76%) Squid
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
4 1 (5.88%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (5.88%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 8 (47.06%) Puppet
2 7 (41.18%) Nagios
3 5 (29.41%) ZABBIX
4 4 (23.53%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (17.65%) Cacti
5 3 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (17.65%) Ansible
6 2 (11.76%) OpenAM
6 2 (11.76%) SCCM
7 1 (5.88%) yum
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Red Hat
2 8 (47.06%) VMware
2 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
3 5 (29.41%) HP
4 4 (23.53%) EMC
5 3 (17.65%) Rackspace
6 2 (11.76%) Oracle
7 1 (5.88%) Veritas
7 1 (5.88%) Sun
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