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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 118 127 127
Rank change year-on-year
+9 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 14 16 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.61% 0.70% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.75% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 12 14 7
Average salary £43,250 £60,000 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.91% +179.06%
UK excluding London average salary £40,305 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.43% +5.88%
Job Titles Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2140 2145 2102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.60% 94.49% 93.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1537 1729 1782
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 22 July 2014.

Linux Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 51 (100.00%) Linux
2 42 (82.35%) Red Hat
3 25 (49.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (41.18%) CentOS
4 21 (41.18%) DNS
4 21 (41.18%) VMware
5 19 (37.25%) Perl
6 18 (35.29%) TCP/IP
7 17 (33.33%) RHCE
8 15 (29.41%) MS Excel
8 15 (29.41%) MySQL
9 14 (27.45%) Microsoft
9 14 (27.45%) VMware Infrastructure
10 13 (25.49%) SQL Server
10 13 (25.49%) UNIX
10 13 (25.49%) Bash Shell
11 12 (23.53%) Python
11 12 (23.53%) SMTP
11 12 (23.53%) HTTP
12 11 (21.57%) Cisco Certification
12 11 (21.57%) Windows
12 11 (21.57%) Load Balancing
12 11 (21.57%) Problem Management
13 10 (19.61%) Cisco
14 9 (17.65%) SaaS
14 9 (17.65%) Puppet
14 9 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
14 9 (17.65%) OSPF
14 9 (17.65%) BGP
14 9 (17.65%) Project Management

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 7 (13.73%) Drupal
2 6 (11.76%) Alfresco
2 6 (11.76%) WordPress
2 6 (11.76%) CMS
2 6 (11.76%) Apache
2 6 (11.76%) IIS
3 3 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.88%) nginx
4 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.96%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (29.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (17.65%) SaaS
2 1 (1.96%) PaaS
2 1 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (41.18%) DNS
2 18 (35.29%) TCP/IP
3 12 (23.53%) SMTP
3 12 (23.53%) HTTP
4 9 (17.65%) OSPF
4 9 (17.65%) BGP
5 6 (11.76%) FTP
6 5 (9.80%) Internet
7 4 (7.84%) SAN
8 3 (5.88%) VoLTE
8 3 (5.88%) LTE
8 3 (5.88%) 4G
8 3 (5.88%) VPN
8 3 (5.88%) DHCP
8 3 (5.88%) SSL
8 3 (5.88%) NAS
9 1 (1.96%) Structured Cabling
9 1 (1.96%) NetScaler
9 1 (1.96%) Firewall
9 1 (1.96%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (29.41%) MySQL
2 13 (25.49%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.84%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
General
1 9 (17.65%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.92%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.96%) Billing
4 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.96%) Electronics
4 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) COM
2 1 (1.96%) Web Services
2 1 (1.96%) XML
2 1 (1.96%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Client/Server
2 5 (9.80%) Visualisation
3 3 (5.88%) Clustering
4 1 (1.96%) DTV
4 1 (1.96%) Replication
4 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 51 (100.00%) Linux
2 25 (49.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 21 (41.18%) CentOS
4 13 (25.49%) UNIX
5 11 (21.57%) Windows
6 9 (17.65%) Ubuntu
7 8 (15.69%) SUSE
7 8 (15.69%) Solaris
8 3 (5.88%) FreeBSD
8 3 (5.88%) Debian
9 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.96%) VMS
10 1 (1.96%) AIX
10 1 (1.96%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.57%) Load Balancing
1 11 (21.57%) Problem Management
2 9 (17.65%) Project Management
3 8 (15.69%) Product Management
3 8 (15.69%) Service Management
3 8 (15.69%) Configuration Management
3 8 (15.69%) Capacity Management
4 7 (13.73%) Migration
5 3 (5.88%) Project Planning
6 1 (1.96%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (1.96%) DevOps
6 1 (1.96%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.96%) Information Security
6 1 (1.96%) Programme Management
6 1 (1.96%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.96%) Risk Management
6 1 (1.96%) Performance Management
6 1 (1.96%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 19 (37.25%) Perl
2 13 (25.49%) Bash Shell
3 12 (23.53%) Python
4 6 (11.76%) SQL
5 4 (7.84%) Ruby
5 4 (7.84%) PHP
6 3 (5.88%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (33.33%) RHCE
2 11 (21.57%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (13.73%) Degree
4 3 (5.88%) HND
4 3 (5.88%) CCNA
4 3 (5.88%) SCSA
5 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.92%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.92%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.69%) QA
2 6 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (27.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (11.76%) Hyper-V
2 6 (11.76%) vSphere
3 4 (7.84%) KVM
4 3 (5.88%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (17.65%) Puppet
1 9 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (11.76%) Plesk
3 2 (3.92%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 42 (82.35%) Red Hat
2 21 (41.18%) VMware
3 14 (27.45%) Microsoft
4 10 (19.61%) Cisco
5 5 (9.80%) HP
6 4 (7.84%) Sun
7 3 (5.88%) EMC
7 3 (5.88%) Veritas
7 3 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.96%) Rackspace
8 1 (1.96%) Citrix
8 1 (1.96%) Hitachi
8 1 (1.96%) NetApp
8 1 (1.96%) Juniper
8 1 (1.96%) Oracle
8 1 (1.96%) SAP
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