The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 105 120 133
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 37 18 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.49% 0.82% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 0.87% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 34 16 4
Average salary £44,000 £23,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+91.30% -51.57%
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.25% -
Job Titles Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2313 2073 2234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.08% 94.61% 95.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1719 1670 1931
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £60,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Linux Engineer
Berkshire

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 23 April 2014.

Linux Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 46 (100.00%) Linux
2 37 (80.43%) Red Hat
3 23 (50.00%) CentOS
4 20 (43.48%) Perl
5 19 (41.30%) DNS
6 18 (39.13%) SQL Server
6 18 (39.13%) TCP/IP
7 17 (36.96%) MySQL
7 17 (36.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (30.43%) Bash Shell
8 14 (30.43%) HTTP
8 14 (30.43%) MS Excel
8 14 (30.43%) RHCE
9 13 (28.26%) Microsoft
9 13 (28.26%) VMware
10 12 (26.09%) Load Balancing
10 12 (26.09%) SMTP
10 12 (26.09%) Puppet
10 12 (26.09%) Opscode Chef
11 11 (23.91%) Python
11 11 (23.91%) Windows
11 11 (23.91%) Cisco
11 11 (23.91%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (23.91%) SaaS
11 11 (23.91%) Ubuntu
12 10 (21.74%) Degree
12 10 (21.74%) OSPF
12 10 (21.74%) BGP
12 10 (21.74%) Configuration Management
13 9 (19.57%) Project Management

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 9 (19.57%) IIS
1 9 (19.57%) Drupal
2 8 (17.39%) Alfresco
2 8 (17.39%) WordPress
2 8 (17.39%) CMS
3 7 (15.22%) Apache
4 5 (10.87%) nginx
5 4 (8.70%) Tomcat
6 2 (4.35%) Node.js
7 1 (2.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (30.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (23.91%) SaaS
2 1 (2.17%) PaaS
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (41.30%) DNS
2 18 (39.13%) TCP/IP
3 14 (30.43%) HTTP
4 12 (26.09%) SMTP
5 10 (21.74%) OSPF
5 10 (21.74%) BGP
6 8 (17.39%) FTP
7 5 (10.87%) Internet
8 4 (8.70%) VPN
9 3 (6.52%) SSL
10 2 (4.35%) SAN
10 2 (4.35%) Network Security
11 1 (2.17%) LTE
11 1 (2.17%) 4G
11 1 (2.17%) VoLTE
11 1 (2.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (39.13%) SQL Server
2 17 (36.96%) MySQL
3 5 (10.87%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (10.87%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (8.70%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.35%) Big Data
5 2 (4.35%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.17%) Redis
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
General
1 9 (19.57%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.17%) Electronics
3 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.17%) Games
3 1 (2.17%) Billing
3 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.87%) COM
2 1 (2.17%) Web Services
2 1 (2.17%) XML
2 1 (2.17%) LAMP
2 1 (2.17%) Memcached
2 1 (2.17%) ZeroMQ
2 1 (2.17%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Client/Server
2 5 (10.87%) Visualisation
3 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.17%) Open Source
4 1 (2.17%) DTV
4 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.17%) Replication
4 1 (2.17%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 46 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (50.00%) CentOS
3 17 (36.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (23.91%) Ubuntu
4 11 (23.91%) Windows
5 8 (17.39%) SUSE
6 7 (15.22%) UNIX
7 3 (6.52%) Debian
7 3 (6.52%) FreeBSD
8 2 (4.35%) Solaris
9 1 (2.17%) AIX
9 1 (2.17%) HPUX
9 1 (2.17%) VMS
9 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.09%) Load Balancing
2 10 (21.74%) Configuration Management
3 9 (19.57%) Project Management
3 9 (19.57%) Migration
4 8 (17.39%) Service Management
4 8 (17.39%) Problem Management
4 8 (17.39%) Product Management
4 8 (17.39%) Capacity Management
5 1 (2.17%) High Availability
5 1 (2.17%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (2.17%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (2.17%) SOA
5 1 (2.17%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.17%) Risk Management
5 1 (2.17%) Information Security
5 1 (2.17%) Programme Management
5 1 (2.17%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 20 (43.48%) Perl
2 14 (30.43%) Bash Shell
3 11 (23.91%) Python
4 8 (17.39%) PHP
5 4 (8.70%) SQL
6 3 (6.52%) Ruby
7 2 (4.35%) Scala
7 2 (4.35%) C++
7 2 (4.35%) Java
8 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (30.43%) RHCE
2 11 (23.91%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (21.74%) Degree
4 5 (10.87%) HND
5 1 (2.17%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.39%) SLA
1 8 (17.39%) QA
System Software
1 8 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (10.87%) vSphere
3 4 (8.70%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.17%) Xen
4 1 (2.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (2.17%) KVM
Systems Management
1 12 (26.09%) Puppet
1 12 (26.09%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (17.39%) Plesk
3 1 (2.17%) Ganglia
3 1 (2.17%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 37 (80.43%) Red Hat
2 13 (28.26%) Microsoft
2 13 (28.26%) VMware
3 11 (23.91%) Cisco
4 5 (10.87%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle
5 1 (2.17%) SAP
5 1 (2.17%) Sun
5 1 (2.17%) EMC
5 1 (2.17%) Hitachi
5 1 (2.17%) Rackspace
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