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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 75 112 83
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 58 43 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.05% 1.76% 2.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.22% 1.85% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 58 38 55
Median salary £50,000 £32,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -26.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £22,500 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +7.59%
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
1802 2320 2325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.84% 95.20% 94.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1477 1584 1720
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,341 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
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 3 May 2016.

Linux Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 98 (100.00%) Linux
2 57 (58.16%) Windows
3 36 (36.73%) High Availability
4 35 (35.71%) Unix
5 34 (34.69%) VMware
6 33 (33.67%) Firewall
7 32 (32.65%) Red Hat
7 32 (32.65%) Perl
7 32 (32.65%) Cisco
8 31 (31.63%) Apache
9 29 (29.59%) MySQL
9 29 (29.59%) LAMP
10 25 (25.51%) Puppet
11 24 (24.49%) Java
11 24 (24.49%) JBoss
12 23 (23.47%) Tomcat
12 23 (23.47%) HTTP
13 22 (22.45%) LDAP
13 22 (22.45%) Debian
13 22 (22.45%) PowerShell
14 21 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
14 21 (21.43%) Python
14 21 (21.43%) TCP/IP
15 20 (20.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 19 (19.39%) DNS
16 19 (19.39%) Web Services
16 19 (19.39%) SAN
17 18 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
17 18 (18.37%) SaaS
18 17 (17.35%) C++

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 31 (31.63%) Apache
2 24 (24.49%) JBoss
3 23 (23.47%) Tomcat
4 16 (16.33%) WebLogic
5 13 (13.27%) BizTalk Server
5 13 (13.27%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 13 (13.27%) WebSphere
6 12 (12.24%) OpenStack
7 10 (10.20%) nginx
8 2 (2.04%) SharePoint
8 2 (2.04%) Skype for Business
9 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (1.02%) MS Exchange
9 1 (1.02%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.02%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (18.37%) SaaS
3 5 (5.10%) OpenShift
4 3 (3.06%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (33.67%) Firewall
2 23 (23.47%) HTTP
3 22 (22.45%) LDAP
4 21 (21.43%) TCP/IP
5 19 (19.39%) DNS
5 19 (19.39%) SAN
6 13 (13.27%) NAS
7 12 (12.24%) SMTP
8 9 (9.18%) SSL
9 7 (7.14%) DHCP
10 6 (6.12%) 3GPP
10 6 (6.12%) BGP
10 6 (6.12%) Diameter Protocol
10 6 (6.12%) IPsec
10 6 (6.12%) Network Security
10 6 (6.12%) WLAN
11 5 (5.10%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (5.10%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (3.06%) LAN
12 3 (3.06%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (29.59%) MySQL
2 15 (15.31%) SQL Server
3 13 (13.27%) Relational Database
4 10 (10.20%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.06%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (3.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.06%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (3.06%) Eclipse
1 3 (3.06%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (11.22%) Finance
1 11 (11.22%) French Language
1 11 (11.22%) German Language
2 2 (2.04%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.02%) Electronics
3 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.02%) Marketing
3 1 (1.02%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (29.59%) LAMP
2 19 (19.39%) Web Services
3 14 (14.29%) .NET
4 10 (10.20%) LEMP Stack
5 9 (9.18%) MCollective
6 7 (7.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 7 (7.14%) STL
7 4 (4.08%) HTML
8 3 (3.06%) Ajax
8 3 (3.06%) CSS
8 3 (3.06%) libvirt
9 1 (1.02%) J2EE
9 1 (1.02%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.22%) Computer Science
2 8 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.12%) Data Centre
3 6 (6.12%) Derivative
4 5 (5.10%) EMC VNX
5 2 (2.04%) EqualLogic
5 2 (2.04%) Statistics
6 1 (1.02%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 98 (100.00%) Linux
2 57 (58.16%) Windows
3 35 (35.71%) Unix
4 22 (22.45%) Debian
5 20 (20.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (15.31%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (13.27%) Solaris
8 12 (12.24%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (11.22%) Ubuntu
9 11 (11.22%) Windows 2000
10 10 (10.20%) Windows Server
11 6 (6.12%) Fedora
12 5 (5.10%) CentOS
12 5 (5.10%) Mac OS X
13 4 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (3.06%) FreeBSD
14 3 (3.06%) OpenBSD
15 1 (1.02%) AIX
15 1 (1.02%) Embedded Linux
15 1 (1.02%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (36.73%) High Availability
2 18 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (16.33%) BDD
3 16 (16.33%) ITIL
3 16 (16.33%) Low Latency
3 16 (16.33%) Multithreading
3 16 (16.33%) OOP
3 16 (16.33%) Scrum
3 16 (16.33%) Software Engineering
3 16 (16.33%) TDD
4 13 (13.27%) Cross-Platform Development
4 13 (13.27%) Web Operations
5 12 (12.24%) Configuration Management
6 11 (11.22%) Mentoring
7 9 (9.18%) Incident Management
8 7 (7.14%) Case Management
8 7 (7.14%) Coaching
8 7 (7.14%) Information Security
8 7 (7.14%) Performance Improvement
8 7 (7.14%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (32.65%) Perl
2 24 (24.49%) Java
3 22 (22.45%) PowerShell
4 21 (21.43%) Python
5 17 (17.35%) C++
6 11 (11.22%) Bash Shell
7 10 (10.20%) Ruby
8 8 (8.16%) Shell Script
9 7 (7.14%) SQL
10 6 (6.12%) PHP
10 6 (6.12%) PHP 5
11 3 (3.06%) C
11 3 (3.06%) JavaScript
11 3 (3.06%) PL/SQL
11 3 (3.06%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.02%) C#
12 1 (1.02%) Embedded C
12 1 (1.02%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (13.27%) Degree
2 8 (8.16%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (6.12%) CCIE
3 6 (6.12%) CCNP
4 5 (5.10%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.04%) MCSE
5 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.02%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.02%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.22%) SLA
2 2 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 13 (13.27%) Oracle RAC
1 13 (13.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (10.20%) Active Directory
2 10 (10.20%) qmail
2 10 (10.20%) Squid
3 9 (9.18%) Hyper-V
4 5 (5.10%) vSphere
5 3 (3.06%) Ceph
5 3 (3.06%) Docker
5 3 (3.06%) KVM
5 3 (3.06%) Xen
6 2 (2.04%) QEMU
6 2 (2.04%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 25 (25.51%) Puppet
2 13 (13.27%) OpenAM
3 10 (10.20%) Cacti
3 10 (10.20%) collectd
3 10 (10.20%) Ganglia
3 10 (10.20%) Graphite
3 10 (10.20%) logstash
3 10 (10.20%) Nagios
3 10 (10.20%) ZABBIX
4 6 (6.12%) SCCM
5 5 (5.10%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 5 (5.10%) WSUS
6 3 (3.06%) CFEngine
6 3 (3.06%) Ganeti
6 3 (3.06%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.02%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.02%) Legato
7 1 (1.02%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.02%) SCOM
7 1 (1.02%) Simpana
Vendors
1 34 (34.69%) VMware
2 32 (32.65%) Cisco
2 32 (32.65%) Red Hat
3 16 (16.33%) Sun
4 15 (15.31%) Juniper
5 14 (14.29%) Oracle
6 12 (12.24%) CheckPoint
6 12 (12.24%) F5
7 11 (11.22%) Palo Alto
8 10 (10.20%) Splunk
9 7 (7.14%) Blue Coat
9 7 (7.14%) Crossbeam
9 7 (7.14%) Sourcefire
10 5 (5.10%) EMC
10 5 (5.10%) Qualys
11 4 (4.08%) Microsoft
12 3 (3.06%) Citrix
12 3 (3.06%) HP
13 2 (2.04%) Mercator
13 2 (2.04%) Nimble Storage
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