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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 115 115 124
Rank change year-on-year
0 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 26 18 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.04% 0.81% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 0.87% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 24 17 5
Average salary £35,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.36% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £23,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £63,500 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
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
2273 2077 1859
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 91.14% 93.14% 94.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1583 1655 1554
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £65,000
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 18 September 2014.

Linux Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 48 (100.00%) Linux
2 38 (79.17%) Red Hat
3 28 (58.33%) VMware
3 28 (58.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 24 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (33.33%) Python
6 15 (31.25%) DNS
6 15 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (27.08%) RHCE
7 13 (27.08%) Perl
7 13 (27.08%) CentOS
8 12 (25.00%) Bash Shell
8 12 (25.00%) Solaris
8 12 (25.00%) UNIX
8 12 (25.00%) TCP/IP
9 11 (22.92%) Telecoms
9 11 (22.92%) Hyper-V
10 10 (20.83%) LTE
10 10 (20.83%) Visualisation
10 10 (20.83%) 4G
10 10 (20.83%) Multimedia
10 10 (20.83%) RHCA
10 10 (20.83%) Ruby
10 10 (20.83%) CCNA
10 10 (20.83%) VoLTE
11 9 (18.75%) MS Excel
12 8 (16.67%) Cisco
12 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
12 8 (16.67%) MySQL
12 8 (16.67%) vSphere

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 3 (6.25%) IIS
1 3 (6.25%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.17%) Apache
3 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.08%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (18.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (31.25%) DNS
2 12 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 10 (20.83%) LTE
3 10 (20.83%) 4G
3 10 (20.83%) VoLTE
4 6 (12.50%) OSPF
4 6 (12.50%) BGP
5 5 (10.42%) HTTP
5 5 (10.42%) SMTP
6 3 (6.25%) SAN
6 3 (6.25%) DHCP
6 3 (6.25%) NAS
7 2 (4.17%) NetScaler
8 1 (2.08%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (2.08%) Firewall
8 1 (2.08%) Internet
8 1 (2.08%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.67%) MySQL
2 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.08%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.08%) Subversion
General
1 11 (22.92%) Telecoms
2 10 (20.83%) Multimedia
3 6 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (2.08%) Electronics
4 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.08%) Marketing
4 1 (2.08%) Billing
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.83%) Visualisation
2 5 (10.42%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.17%) Clustering
4 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.08%) DTV
4 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 48 (100.00%) Linux
2 28 (58.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (27.08%) CentOS
4 12 (25.00%) Solaris
4 12 (25.00%) UNIX
5 7 (14.58%) SUSE
6 6 (12.50%) Windows
7 5 (10.42%) Debian
7 5 (10.42%) Ubuntu
8 4 (8.33%) FreeBSD
9 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (2.08%) VMS
10 1 (2.08%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.67%) Problem Management
1 8 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 6 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 6 (12.50%) Project Management
3 5 (10.42%) Mentoring
3 5 (10.42%) Service Management
3 5 (10.42%) Capacity Management
3 5 (10.42%) Product Management
4 3 (6.25%) Project Planning
5 1 (2.08%) DevOps
5 1 (2.08%) Risk Management
5 1 (2.08%) Migration
5 1 (2.08%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.08%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.08%) Information Security
5 1 (2.08%) Programme Management
5 1 (2.08%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (2.08%) Performance Management
5 1 (2.08%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (33.33%) Python
2 13 (27.08%) Perl
3 12 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 10 (20.83%) Ruby
5 8 (16.67%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.17%) SQL
6 2 (4.17%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.08%) Java
7 1 (2.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (27.08%) RHCE
3 10 (20.83%) RHCA
3 10 (20.83%) CCNA
4 3 (6.25%) SCSA
5 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.17%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (22.92%) Hyper-V
3 8 (16.67%) vSphere
4 6 (12.50%) KVM
5 3 (6.25%) Active Directory
5 3 (6.25%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.08%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 6 (12.50%) Puppet
1 6 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.17%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (2.08%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 38 (79.17%) Red Hat
2 28 (58.33%) VMware
3 8 (16.67%) Cisco
3 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 6 (12.50%) HP
5 3 (6.25%) Veritas
5 3 (6.25%) Sun
6 2 (4.17%) NetApp
6 2 (4.17%) EMC
6 2 (4.17%) Citrix
6 2 (4.17%) Juniper
7 1 (2.08%) Oracle
7 1 (2.08%) SAP