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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 125 131 118
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 8 10 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.33% 0.43% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.47% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 11
Average salary £48,750 £44,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.79% +17.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £35,450 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £50,250 £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
2246 2108 1864
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.94% 91.69% 95.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1549 1609 1594
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 January 2015.

Linux Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 29 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (68.97%) VMware
3 19 (65.52%) Red Hat
4 17 (58.62%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (51.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (34.48%) LTE
6 10 (34.48%) RHCA
6 10 (34.48%) Visualisation
6 10 (34.48%) 4G
6 10 (34.48%) VoLTE
6 10 (34.48%) Telecoms
6 10 (34.48%) Multimedia
6 10 (34.48%) CCNA
6 10 (34.48%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (31.03%) Python
8 8 (27.59%) Solaris
8 8 (27.59%) Ruby
9 7 (24.14%) PowerShell
9 7 (24.14%) UNIX
9 7 (24.14%) Windows
10 6 (20.69%) HP
10 6 (20.69%) Hyper-V
10 6 (20.69%) vSphere
11 5 (17.24%) KVM
12 4 (13.79%) Debian
12 4 (13.79%) EMC
12 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
12 4 (13.79%) Oracle
13 3 (10.34%) Perl
13 3 (10.34%) DB2

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 1 (3.45%) JBoss
1 1 (3.45%) Apache
1 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
1 1 (3.45%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (34.48%) LTE
1 10 (34.48%) 4G
1 10 (34.48%) VoLTE
2 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
3 3 (10.34%) DNS
4 2 (6.90%) SAN
4 2 (6.90%) NAS
5 1 (3.45%) LDAP
5 1 (3.45%) DHCP
5 1 (3.45%) HTTP
5 1 (3.45%) Firewall
5 1 (3.45%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) DB2
2 2 (6.90%) MySQL
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.45%) Subversion
General
1 10 (34.48%) Telecoms
1 10 (34.48%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) .NET
1 1 (3.45%) LAMP
1 1 (3.45%) libvirt
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) Visualisation
2 2 (6.90%) Clustering
3 1 (3.45%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (51.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (27.59%) Solaris
4 7 (24.14%) UNIX
4 7 (24.14%) Windows
5 4 (13.79%) Debian
6 3 (10.34%) HPUX
6 3 (10.34%) SUSE
7 2 (6.90%) Ubuntu
7 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (3.45%) CentOS
8 1 (3.45%) AIX
8 1 (3.45%) OpenBSD
8 1 (3.45%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.34%) Data Management
2 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
3 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
3 1 (3.45%) Project Planning
3 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
3 1 (3.45%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) Python
2 8 (27.59%) Ruby
3 7 (24.14%) PowerShell
4 3 (10.34%) Bash Shell
4 3 (10.34%) Perl
5 1 (3.45%) PHP
5 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) CCNA
1 10 (34.48%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (34.48%) RHCA
2 3 (10.34%) RHCE
3 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.90%) DV Cleared
3 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) SCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (58.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (20.69%) Hyper-V
2 6 (20.69%) vSphere
3 5 (17.24%) KVM
4 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
4 3 (10.34%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.45%) QEMU
5 1 (3.45%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Puppet
2 2 (6.90%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (3.45%) CFEngine
3 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.45%) OpenAM
3 1 (3.45%) Ganeti
Vendors
1 20 (68.97%) VMware
2 19 (65.52%) Red Hat
3 6 (20.69%) HP
4 4 (13.79%) EMC
4 4 (13.79%) Oracle
5 3 (10.34%) Cisco
5 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
6 2 (6.90%) Symantec
6 2 (6.90%) IBM
6 2 (6.90%) Sybase
7 1 (3.45%) Citrix
7 1 (3.45%) Juniper
7 1 (3.45%) NetApp
7 1 (3.45%) Veritas
7 1 (3.45%) Sun