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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 100 118 80
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -38
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 39 28 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.84% 1.18% 2.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.95% 1.23% 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 37 22 52
Average salary £50,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.82% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £22,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average 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
1997 2271 2127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.20% 95.70% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1551 1563 1592
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016.

Linux Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 128 (100.00%) Linux
2 72 (56.25%) Red Hat
3 69 (53.91%) Windows
4 61 (47.66%) Cisco
5 48 (37.50%) Firewall
6 46 (35.94%) VMware
6 46 (35.94%) ITIL
7 44 (34.38%) Unix
8 42 (32.81%) Perl
9 41 (32.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 39 (30.47%) Debian
11 36 (28.13%) Python
11 36 (28.13%) TCP/IP
12 35 (27.34%) Mentoring
13 34 (26.56%) VMware Infrastructure
14 31 (24.22%) Solaris
15 30 (23.44%) Windows Server 2008
16 29 (22.66%) Finance
16 29 (22.66%) Apache
16 29 (22.66%) Windows Server 2003
17 28 (21.88%) DNS
17 28 (21.88%) Ubuntu
17 28 (21.88%) SaaS
18 27 (21.09%) Java
19 26 (20.31%) PowerShell
20 25 (19.53%) CentOS
21 24 (18.75%) Ruby
21 24 (18.75%) LAMP
21 24 (18.75%) MySQL
22 23 (17.97%) High Availability

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 29 (22.66%) Apache
2 13 (10.16%) Tomcat
3 9 (7.03%) JBoss
4 5 (3.91%) nginx
4 5 (3.91%) WebLogic
5 4 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (3.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 4 (3.13%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.34%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.56%) Node.js
8 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.78%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (0.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 28 (21.88%) SaaS
2 18 (14.06%) OpenShift
3 9 (7.03%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (5.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (37.50%) Firewall
2 36 (28.13%) TCP/IP
3 28 (21.88%) DNS
4 20 (15.63%) Cisco IOS
4 20 (15.63%) Cisco Nexus
4 20 (15.63%) HTTP
5 17 (13.28%) SAN
6 13 (10.16%) SMTP
7 10 (7.81%) BGP
7 10 (7.81%) DHCP
7 10 (7.81%) IPsec
8 8 (6.25%) 3GPP
8 8 (6.25%) Diameter Protocol
8 8 (6.25%) Network Security
8 8 (6.25%) WLAN
9 5 (3.91%) Internet
9 5 (3.91%) LDAP
10 4 (3.13%) Fibre Channel
10 4 (3.13%) NAS
11 1 (0.78%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (18.75%) MySQL
2 5 (3.91%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (3.13%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.13%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.34%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.34%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.78%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.78%) Git (software)
General
1 29 (22.66%) Finance
2 20 (15.63%) French Language
2 20 (15.63%) German Language
3 5 (3.91%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.56%) Billing
5 1 (0.78%) Electronics
5 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.78%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (18.75%) LAMP
2 5 (3.91%) LAPP Stack
2 5 (3.91%) LEMP Stack
3 4 (3.13%) .NET
4 3 (2.34%) STL
5 2 (1.56%) Web Services
6 1 (0.78%) Ajax
6 1 (0.78%) CSS
6 1 (0.78%) HTML
6 1 (0.78%) libvirt
6 1 (0.78%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.63%) EMC VNX
2 19 (14.84%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (12.50%) Data Centre
4 6 (4.69%) Client/Server
5 5 (3.91%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.13%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.56%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.56%) Physics
7 2 (1.56%) Statistics
8 1 (0.78%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 128 (100.00%) Linux
2 69 (53.91%) Windows
3 44 (34.38%) Unix
4 41 (32.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 39 (30.47%) Debian
6 31 (24.22%) Solaris
7 30 (23.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 29 (22.66%) Windows Server 2003
9 28 (21.88%) Ubuntu
10 25 (19.53%) CentOS
11 20 (15.63%) Windows 2000
12 9 (7.03%) Windows Server
13 8 (6.25%) Fedora
14 5 (3.91%) Windows Server 2012
15 4 (3.13%) Windows 7
16 1 (0.78%) AIX
16 1 (0.78%) Embedded Linux
16 1 (0.78%) OpenBSD
16 1 (0.78%) Oracle Linux
16 1 (0.78%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (35.94%) ITIL
2 35 (27.34%) Mentoring
3 23 (17.97%) High Availability
4 20 (15.63%) Capacity Planning
4 20 (15.63%) Information Security
4 20 (15.63%) Risk Management
5 16 (12.50%) Case Management
5 16 (12.50%) Coaching
5 16 (12.50%) Performance Improvement
6 8 (6.25%) Migration
6 8 (6.25%) Network Design
6 8 (6.25%) Service Management
7 7 (5.47%) Configuration Management
7 7 (5.47%) Problem Management
7 7 (5.47%) Project Management
8 6 (4.69%) Capacity Management
8 6 (4.69%) ITIL V3
8 6 (4.69%) Load Balancing
9 5 (3.91%) Change Management
9 5 (3.91%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (32.81%) Perl
2 36 (28.13%) Python
3 27 (21.09%) Java
4 26 (20.31%) PowerShell
5 24 (18.75%) Ruby
6 10 (7.81%) PHP
6 10 (7.81%) PHP 5
7 9 (7.03%) SQL
8 7 (5.47%) Bash Shell
8 7 (5.47%) C++
9 5 (3.91%) Shell Script
10 4 (3.13%) C
11 2 (1.56%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.78%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.78%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.78%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (14.06%) ITIL Certification
2 14 (10.94%) Degree
3 8 (6.25%) CCIE
3 8 (6.25%) CCNP
3 8 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.56%) PhD
5 1 (0.78%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (12.50%) SLA
2 15 (11.72%) QA
System Software
1 34 (26.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (15.63%) Active Directory
3 19 (14.84%) Hyper-V
4 13 (10.16%) vSphere
5 12 (9.38%) VMware ESX
6 7 (5.47%) Docker
7 5 (3.91%) qmail
7 5 (3.91%) Squid
8 4 (3.13%) Firmware
8 4 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.56%) Xen
10 1 (0.78%) Ceph
10 1 (0.78%) KVM
Systems Management
1 21 (16.41%) SCCM
2 20 (15.63%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 20 (15.63%) WSUS
3 11 (8.59%) Puppet
4 10 (7.81%) Nagios
5 5 (3.91%) Cacti
5 5 (3.91%) collectd
5 5 (3.91%) Ganglia
5 5 (3.91%) Graphite
5 5 (3.91%) logstash
5 5 (3.91%) ZABBIX
6 4 (3.13%) NetBackup
6 4 (3.13%) OpenAM
7 1 (0.78%) CFEngine
7 1 (0.78%) Ganeti
7 1 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.78%) SCOM
Vendors
1 72 (56.25%) Red Hat
2 61 (47.66%) Cisco
3 46 (35.94%) VMware
4 22 (17.19%) Juniper
5 21 (16.41%) CheckPoint
5 21 (16.41%) F5
6 20 (15.63%) Blue Coat
6 20 (15.63%) Crossbeam
6 20 (15.63%) EMC
6 20 (15.63%) Palo Alto
6 20 (15.63%) Qualys
6 20 (15.63%) Sourcefire
7 17 (13.28%) Sun
8 6 (4.69%) HP
8 6 (4.69%) Microsoft
9 5 (3.91%) Brocade
9 5 (3.91%) Oracle
9 5 (3.91%) Splunk
10 4 (3.13%) Intel
10 4 (3.13%) Sophos
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