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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 142 139 121
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 7 8 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.28% 0.32% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.35% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 11
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £29,700 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £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
2372 2301 1955
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.64% 92.45% 96.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1538 1749 1668
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 £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £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 29 December 2014.

Linux Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 37 (100.00%) Linux
2 28 (75.68%) VMware
3 24 (64.86%) Red Hat
3 24 (64.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (54.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (35.14%) LTE
5 13 (35.14%) Multimedia
5 13 (35.14%) RHCA
5 13 (35.14%) 4G
5 13 (35.14%) Visualisation
5 13 (35.14%) VoLTE
5 13 (35.14%) Telecoms
5 13 (35.14%) Solaris
5 13 (35.14%) Python
5 13 (35.14%) CCNA
5 13 (35.14%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (27.03%) UNIX
6 10 (27.03%) Ruby
7 9 (24.32%) PowerShell
8 8 (21.62%) Hyper-V
8 8 (21.62%) vSphere
9 7 (18.92%) Windows
9 7 (18.92%) HP
10 6 (16.22%) KVM
11 5 (13.51%) RHCE
11 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP
12 4 (10.81%) SAN
12 4 (10.81%) DNS
12 4 (10.81%) Perl
12 4 (10.81%) NAS

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 2 (5.41%) Apache
2 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.70%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.70%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (35.14%) LTE
1 13 (35.14%) 4G
1 13 (35.14%) VoLTE
2 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP
3 4 (10.81%) DNS
3 4 (10.81%) SAN
3 4 (10.81%) NAS
4 3 (8.11%) DHCP
5 1 (2.70%) HTTP
5 1 (2.70%) Firewall
5 1 (2.70%) LDAP
5 1 (2.70%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) MySQL
2 2 (5.41%) DB2
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.70%) Big Data
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.70%) Subversion
General
1 13 (35.14%) Telecoms
1 13 (35.14%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) .NET
1 1 (2.70%) LAMP
1 1 (2.70%) libvirt
Miscellaneous
1 13 (35.14%) Visualisation
2 2 (5.41%) Clustering
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (54.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (35.14%) Solaris
4 10 (27.03%) UNIX
5 7 (18.92%) Windows
6 3 (8.11%) Debian
7 2 (5.41%) HPUX
7 2 (5.41%) SUSE
7 2 (5.41%) Ubuntu
7 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (5.41%) CentOS
8 1 (2.70%) AIX
8 1 (2.70%) OpenBSD
8 1 (2.70%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (8.11%) Project Planning
1 3 (8.11%) Problem Management
2 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
2 2 (5.41%) Data Management
3 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
3 1 (2.70%) Release Management
3 1 (2.70%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 13 (35.14%) Python
2 10 (27.03%) Ruby
3 9 (24.32%) PowerShell
4 4 (10.81%) Perl
5 3 (8.11%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.41%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.70%) PHP
7 1 (2.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (35.14%) CCNA
1 13 (35.14%) Cisco Certification
1 13 (35.14%) RHCA
2 5 (13.51%) RHCE
3 3 (8.11%) SCSA
4 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.41%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (64.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (21.62%) Hyper-V
2 8 (21.62%) vSphere
3 6 (16.22%) KVM
4 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
4 3 (8.11%) VMware ESX
5 2 (5.41%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (2.70%) QEMU
6 1 (2.70%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) Puppet
2 2 (5.41%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (2.70%) CFEngine
3 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.70%) OpenAM
3 1 (2.70%) Ganeti
Vendors
1 28 (75.68%) VMware
2 24 (64.86%) Red Hat
3 7 (18.92%) HP
4 3 (8.11%) EMC
4 3 (8.11%) Oracle
4 3 (8.11%) Cisco
4 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
4 3 (8.11%) Sun
4 3 (8.11%) Veritas
5 1 (2.70%) Symantec
5 1 (2.70%) IBM
5 1 (2.70%) Sybase
5 1 (2.70%) Citrix
5 1 (2.70%) Juniper
5 1 (2.70%) NetApp
Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago