The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Reading region that had Linux Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 40 75 91
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 105 69 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 5.86% 3.13% 2.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.06% 3.25% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 74 67 33
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
1732 2120 2359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 96.65% 96.19% 94.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1321 1633 1671
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region that featured Linux Engineer in the job title.

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 28 August 2016.

Linux Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, Linux Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 178 (100.00%) Linux
2 103 (57.87%) Windows
3 79 (44.38%) Unix
4 73 (41.01%) Perl
5 67 (37.64%) Firewall
6 58 (32.58%) TCP/IP
7 53 (29.78%) Python
8 52 (29.21%) Java
9 49 (27.53%) MySQL
9 49 (27.53%) Amazon AWS
10 48 (26.97%) Puppet
11 46 (25.84%) Red Hat
12 45 (25.28%) VMware
12 45 (25.28%) Apache
13 44 (24.72%) LAMP
14 43 (24.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 42 (23.60%) Scrum
15 42 (23.60%) Agile Software Development
15 42 (23.60%) C++
15 42 (23.60%) HTTP
16 41 (23.03%) Web Services
16 41 (23.03%) TDD
17 40 (22.47%) High Availability
18 38 (21.35%) ITIL
19 37 (20.79%) Configuration Management
20 35 (19.66%) Solaris
20 35 (19.66%) Juniper
21 34 (19.10%) PowerShell
21 34 (19.10%) Windows Server 2008
22 33 (18.54%) Software Engineering

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 45 (25.28%) Apache
2 33 (18.54%) Tomcat
3 32 (17.98%) JBoss
4 29 (16.29%) WebLogic
5 23 (12.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 22 (12.36%) nginx
6 22 (12.36%) WebSphere
7 19 (10.67%) BizTalk Server
8 13 (7.30%) Drupal
8 13 (7.30%) Eucalyptus
8 13 (7.30%) OpenStack
9 3 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (1.12%) SharePoint
10 2 (1.12%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.56%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 49 (27.53%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (17.42%) SaaS
3 13 (7.30%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (3.37%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 67 (37.64%) Firewall
2 58 (32.58%) TCP/IP
3 42 (23.60%) HTTP
4 32 (17.98%) LDAP
5 27 (15.17%) SMTP
6 26 (14.61%) NAS
6 26 (14.61%) SAN
7 12 (6.74%) DNS
8 11 (6.18%) Internet
9 9 (5.06%) SSL
10 5 (2.81%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (2.81%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (1.12%) LAN
11 2 (1.12%) NetScaler
11 2 (1.12%) WAN
12 1 (0.56%) DHCP
12 1 (0.56%) FTP
12 1 (0.56%) POP3
12 1 (0.56%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (27.53%) MySQL
2 25 (14.04%) SQL Server
3 23 (12.92%) Relational Database
4 22 (12.36%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.12%) Big Data
6 1 (0.56%) DB2
6 1 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (12.92%) Subversion
2 17 (9.55%) Git (software)
3 15 (8.43%) Eclipse
4 11 (6.18%) JIRA
5 5 (2.81%) Cucumber
General
1 32 (17.98%) German Language
2 28 (15.73%) French Language
3 19 (10.67%) Finance
4 2 (1.12%) Banking
5 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (24.72%) LAMP
2 41 (23.03%) Web Services
3 22 (12.36%) LEMP Stack
4 14 (7.87%) HTML
4 14 (7.87%) Middleware
5 13 (7.30%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 13 (7.30%) Sensu
5 13 (7.30%) STL
6 10 (5.62%) .NET
7 9 (5.06%) CSS
7 9 (5.06%) MCollective
8 7 (3.93%) Ajax
9 4 (2.25%) libvirt
10 1 (0.56%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.30%) Enterprise Cloud
2 10 (5.62%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (5.06%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.81%) EMC VNX
5 3 (1.69%) Derivative
5 3 (1.69%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.12%) EqualLogic
6 2 (1.12%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.12%) Xbox
7 1 (0.56%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.56%) Clustering
7 1 (0.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 178 (100.00%) Linux
2 103 (57.87%) Windows
3 79 (44.38%) Unix
4 43 (24.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 35 (19.66%) Solaris
6 34 (19.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 32 (17.98%) Windows 2000
7 32 (17.98%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (8.99%) Debian
9 14 (7.87%) Ubuntu
10 7 (3.93%) Windows Server
11 5 (2.81%) CentOS
12 4 (2.25%) FreeBSD
12 4 (2.25%) OpenBSD
13 3 (1.69%) Mac OS X
14 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
15 1 (0.56%) AIX
15 1 (0.56%) HPUX
15 1 (0.56%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (23.60%) Agile Software Development
1 42 (23.60%) Scrum
2 41 (23.03%) TDD
3 40 (22.47%) High Availability
4 38 (21.35%) ITIL
5 37 (20.79%) Configuration Management
6 33 (18.54%) BDD
6 33 (18.54%) Data Loss Prevention
6 33 (18.54%) Software Engineering
7 31 (17.42%) OOP
8 23 (12.92%) Low Latency
8 23 (12.92%) Multithreading
9 22 (12.36%) DevOps
9 22 (12.36%) OO
9 22 (12.36%) Web Operations
10 18 (10.11%) SDLC
11 17 (9.55%) Open Source
12 16 (8.99%) Cross-Platform Development
13 13 (7.30%) Open Source Development
14 10 (5.62%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (41.01%) Perl
2 53 (29.78%) Python
3 52 (29.21%) Java
4 42 (23.60%) C++
5 34 (19.10%) PowerShell
6 32 (17.98%) Bash Shell
7 25 (14.04%) Ruby
8 21 (11.80%) SQL
9 19 (10.67%) C
10 18 (10.11%) PHP
11 14 (7.87%) JavaScript
12 7 (3.93%) PL/SQL
12 7 (3.93%) T-SQL
13 5 (2.81%) VBScript
14 3 (1.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (5.62%) Degree
2 5 (2.81%) CEH
2 5 (2.81%) CISSP
2 5 (2.81%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (1.69%) PhD
4 2 (1.12%) AWS Certification
4 2 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.12%) MCSE
4 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.56%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.11%) QA
1 18 (10.11%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (12.36%) Oracle RAC
2 20 (11.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (7.30%) GlusterFS
3 13 (7.30%) Varnish
4 9 (5.06%) qmail
4 9 (5.06%) Squid
5 8 (4.49%) Hyper-V
6 7 (3.93%) Active Directory
6 7 (3.93%) vSphere
7 5 (2.81%) vCloud
7 5 (2.81%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (2.25%) Ceph
8 4 (2.25%) KVM
8 4 (2.25%) QEMU
9 2 (1.12%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.56%) Docker
10 1 (0.56%) Firmware
10 1 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 48 (26.97%) Puppet
2 22 (12.36%) Cacti
2 22 (12.36%) Ganglia
2 22 (12.36%) Nagios
3 19 (10.67%) OpenAM
3 19 (10.67%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (7.30%) OpenView
4 13 (7.30%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 10 (5.62%) yum
5 10 (5.62%) ZABBIX
6 9 (5.06%) collectd
6 9 (5.06%) Graphite
6 9 (5.06%) logstash
7 6 (3.37%) SCCM
8 5 (2.81%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 5 (2.81%) WSUS
9 4 (2.25%) CFEngine
9 4 (2.25%) Ganeti
10 2 (1.12%) Terraform
11 1 (0.56%) Simpana
Vendors
1 46 (25.84%) Red Hat
2 45 (25.28%) VMware
3 35 (19.66%) Juniper
4 32 (17.98%) CheckPoint
4 32 (17.98%) F5
4 32 (17.98%) Palo Alto
5 27 (15.17%) Oracle
6 25 (14.04%) Cisco
7 23 (12.92%) Sun
8 22 (12.36%) Splunk
9 16 (8.99%) Blue Coat
9 16 (8.99%) Crossbeam
9 16 (8.99%) Sourcefire
10 13 (7.30%) BMC
11 8 (4.49%) Microsoft
12 6 (3.37%) EMC
13 5 (2.81%) Qualys
14 3 (1.69%) NetApp
14 3 (1.69%) ServiceNow
14 3 (1.69%) TIBCO
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