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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 42 93 98
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 104 53 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 5.77% 2.34% 1.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.95% 2.43% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 83 53 19
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £22,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £69,000 £58,000
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
1749 2178 2225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 97.11% 96.12% 95.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1380 1635 1576
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 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
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 25 July 2016.

Linux Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 156 (100.00%) Linux
2 87 (55.77%) Windows
3 71 (45.51%) Unix
4 57 (36.54%) Perl
5 54 (34.62%) Firewall
6 49 (31.41%) TCP/IP
7 44 (28.21%) Java
8 41 (26.28%) Python
9 40 (25.64%) MySQL
10 39 (25.00%) C++
10 39 (25.00%) Apache
10 39 (25.00%) Scrum
10 39 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
10 39 (25.00%) Puppet
10 39 (25.00%) High Availability
11 38 (24.36%) Amazon AWS
11 38 (24.36%) TDD
12 37 (23.72%) LAMP
12 37 (23.72%) HTTP
13 36 (23.08%) VMware
14 34 (21.79%) Web Services
15 33 (21.15%) Red Hat
16 32 (20.51%) BDD
16 32 (20.51%) Data Loss Prevention
17 31 (19.87%) Software Engineering
17 31 (19.87%) Configuration Management
18 30 (19.23%) OOP
18 30 (19.23%) JBoss
18 30 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 29 (18.59%) Windows Server 2008

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 39 (25.00%) Apache
2 30 (19.23%) JBoss
3 29 (18.59%) Tomcat
4 24 (15.38%) WebLogic
5 20 (12.82%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 19 (12.18%) WebSphere
7 18 (11.54%) nginx
8 16 (10.26%) BizTalk Server
9 13 (8.33%) OpenStack
10 9 (5.77%) Drupal
10 9 (5.77%) Eucalyptus
11 3 (1.92%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (1.28%) SharePoint
12 2 (1.28%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 38 (24.36%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (14.10%) SaaS
3 9 (5.77%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.28%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 54 (34.62%) Firewall
2 49 (31.41%) TCP/IP
3 37 (23.72%) HTTP
4 29 (18.59%) LDAP
5 23 (14.74%) NAS
5 23 (14.74%) SAN
5 23 (14.74%) SMTP
6 11 (7.05%) DNS
7 9 (5.77%) SSL
8 7 (4.49%) Internet
9 3 (1.92%) LAN
9 3 (1.92%) WAN
10 2 (1.28%) NetScaler
11 1 (0.64%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (0.64%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (0.64%) DHCP
11 1 (0.64%) FTP
11 1 (0.64%) POP3
11 1 (0.64%) SNMP
11 1 (0.64%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (25.64%) MySQL
2 22 (14.10%) SQL Server
3 20 (12.82%) Relational Database
4 19 (12.18%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.28%) Big Data
6 1 (0.64%) DB2
Development Applications
1 17 (10.90%) Subversion
2 13 (8.33%) Eclipse
2 13 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 8 (5.13%) JIRA
General
1 27 (17.31%) French Language
1 27 (17.31%) German Language
2 15 (9.62%) Finance
3 1 (0.64%) Retail
3 1 (0.64%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (23.72%) LAMP
2 34 (21.79%) Web Services
3 18 (11.54%) LEMP Stack
4 15 (9.62%) HTML
5 13 (8.33%) .NET
6 11 (7.05%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 11 (7.05%) STL
7 9 (5.77%) CSS
7 9 (5.77%) MCollective
7 9 (5.77%) Middleware
7 9 (5.77%) Sensu
8 7 (4.49%) Ajax
9 4 (2.56%) libvirt
10 1 (0.64%) J2EE
10 1 (0.64%) WebSphere MQ
10 1 (0.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.77%) Computer Science
1 9 (5.77%) Enterprise Cloud
2 5 (3.21%) Derivative
3 4 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.92%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.28%) EqualLogic
5 2 (1.28%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.64%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.64%) Clustering
6 1 (0.64%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.64%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.64%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 156 (100.00%) Linux
2 87 (55.77%) Windows
3 71 (45.51%) Unix
4 30 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 29 (18.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (17.95%) Solaris
7 27 (17.31%) Windows 2000
7 27 (17.31%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (10.26%) Debian
9 12 (7.69%) Ubuntu
10 7 (4.49%) Windows Server
11 5 (3.21%) Mac OS X
12 4 (2.56%) FreeBSD
12 4 (2.56%) OpenBSD
13 3 (1.92%) CentOS
14 2 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
15 1 (0.64%) AIX
15 1 (0.64%) HPUX
15 1 (0.64%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 39 (25.00%) High Availability
1 39 (25.00%) Scrum
2 38 (24.36%) TDD
3 32 (20.51%) BDD
3 32 (20.51%) Data Loss Prevention
4 31 (19.87%) Configuration Management
4 31 (19.87%) Software Engineering
5 30 (19.23%) OOP
6 28 (17.95%) ITIL
7 24 (15.38%) Low Latency
7 24 (15.38%) Multithreading
8 19 (12.18%) Web Operations
9 18 (11.54%) OO
10 17 (10.90%) Cross-Platform Development
11 14 (8.97%) DevOps
11 14 (8.97%) SDLC
12 11 (7.05%) Open Source
13 9 (5.77%) Incident Management
13 9 (5.77%) Open Source Development
Programming Languages
1 57 (36.54%) Perl
2 44 (28.21%) Java
3 41 (26.28%) Python
4 39 (25.00%) C++
5 26 (16.67%) Bash Shell
6 25 (16.03%) PowerShell
7 18 (11.54%) SQL
8 17 (10.90%) Ruby
9 14 (8.97%) JavaScript
9 14 (8.97%) PHP
10 12 (7.69%) C
11 7 (4.49%) PL/SQL
11 7 (4.49%) T-SQL
12 5 (3.21%) Shell Script
12 5 (3.21%) VBScript
13 1 (0.64%) C#
13 1 (0.64%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (6.41%) Degree
2 5 (3.21%) CEH
2 5 (3.21%) CISSP
3 3 (1.92%) PhD
4 2 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.28%) MCSE
4 2 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.64%) HND
5 1 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.90%) SLA
2 10 (6.41%) QA
System Software
1 19 (12.18%) Oracle RAC
2 13 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (5.77%) GlusterFS
3 9 (5.77%) qmail
3 9 (5.77%) Squid
3 9 (5.77%) Varnish
4 7 (4.49%) Active Directory
5 4 (2.56%) Ceph
5 4 (2.56%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.56%) KVM
5 4 (2.56%) QEMU
6 3 (1.92%) vSphere
7 1 (0.64%) Docker
7 1 (0.64%) Firmware
7 1 (0.64%) vCloud
7 1 (0.64%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.64%) Xen
Systems Management
1 39 (25.00%) Puppet
2 18 (11.54%) Cacti
2 18 (11.54%) Ganglia
2 18 (11.54%) Nagios
3 16 (10.26%) OpenAM
4 13 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (6.41%) ZABBIX
6 9 (5.77%) collectd
6 9 (5.77%) Graphite
6 9 (5.77%) logstash
6 9 (5.77%) OpenView
6 9 (5.77%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 8 (5.13%) yum
8 4 (2.56%) CFEngine
8 4 (2.56%) Ganeti
9 2 (1.28%) SCCM
10 1 (0.64%) Legato
10 1 (0.64%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.64%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 1 (0.64%) WSUS
Vendors
1 36 (23.08%) VMware
2 33 (21.15%) Red Hat
3 29 (18.59%) Juniper
4 27 (17.31%) CheckPoint
4 27 (17.31%) F5
4 27 (17.31%) Palo Alto
5 22 (14.10%) Oracle
6 20 (12.82%) Sun
7 18 (11.54%) Cisco
7 18 (11.54%) Splunk
8 12 (7.69%) Blue Coat
8 12 (7.69%) Crossbeam
8 12 (7.69%) Sourcefire
9 9 (5.77%) BMC
10 8 (5.13%) Microsoft
11 3 (1.92%) HP
11 3 (1.92%) NetApp
11 3 (1.92%) TIBCO
12 2 (1.28%) Citrix
12 2 (1.28%) EMC
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: £45000.00 - £52000.00 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
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Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Verticality Ltd
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Posted: 12 hours ago
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Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bens
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TDA Group
Salary: £250 per annum
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