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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 132 116 124
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 9 20 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.38% 0.89% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.97% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 5 19 13
Average salary £47,500 £35,500 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.80% +54.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £29,700 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £48,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
2188 2072 1902
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.03% 92.54% 94.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1541 1586 1604
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
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 3 March 2015.

Linux Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (73.08%) Red Hat
3 15 (57.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (50.00%) VMware
5 11 (42.31%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (38.46%) Windows
7 8 (30.77%) UNIX
8 7 (26.92%) Python
8 7 (26.92%) Solaris
8 7 (26.92%) HP
8 7 (26.92%) PowerShell
8 7 (26.92%) KVM
9 6 (23.08%) VoLTE
9 6 (23.08%) Ruby
9 6 (23.08%) LTE
9 6 (23.08%) Visualisation
9 6 (23.08%) 4G
9 6 (23.08%) EMC
9 6 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (23.08%) Multimedia
9 6 (23.08%) RHCA
9 6 (23.08%) Telecoms
9 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
9 6 (23.08%) CCNA
9 6 (23.08%) Oracle
10 5 (19.23%) Perl
10 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
10 5 (19.23%) RHCE
10 5 (19.23%) Puppet
11 4 (15.38%) NAS

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 3 (11.54%) JBoss
1 3 (11.54%) Apache
1 3 (11.54%) Tomcat
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 3 (11.54%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (11.54%) WebSphere
2 2 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (3.85%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
1 6 (23.08%) LTE
1 6 (23.08%) 4G
1 6 (23.08%) VoLTE
2 4 (15.38%) NAS
2 4 (15.38%) SAN
3 3 (11.54%) Firewall
3 3 (11.54%) DNS
3 3 (11.54%) LDAP
3 3 (11.54%) HTTP
4 1 (3.85%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) MySQL
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) DB2
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.85%) Subversion
General
1 6 (23.08%) Telecoms
1 6 (23.08%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) LAMP
2 1 (3.85%) libvirt
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Visualisation
2 4 (15.38%) Clustering
3 1 (3.85%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (57.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (38.46%) Windows
4 8 (30.77%) UNIX
5 7 (26.92%) Solaris
6 4 (15.38%) Debian
6 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (11.54%) SUSE
7 3 (11.54%) HPUX
8 2 (7.69%) Ubuntu
9 1 (3.85%) CentOS
9 1 (3.85%) OpenBSD
9 1 (3.85%) AIX
9 1 (3.85%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (11.54%) Data Management
2 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
3 1 (3.85%) Project Planning
3 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
3 1 (3.85%) Release Management
3 1 (3.85%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) Python
1 7 (26.92%) PowerShell
2 6 (23.08%) Ruby
3 5 (19.23%) Perl
4 3 (11.54%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.85%) PHP
5 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) CCNA
1 6 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (23.08%) RHCA
2 5 (19.23%) RHCE
3 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 4 (15.38%) DV Cleared
3 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) VCP4
4 1 (3.85%) SCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (42.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (26.92%) KVM
3 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
4 4 (15.38%) Hyper-V
4 4 (15.38%) vSphere
5 3 (11.54%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (11.54%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (3.85%) VMware ESX
6 1 (3.85%) QEMU
6 1 (3.85%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) Puppet
2 4 (15.38%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (11.54%) OpenAM
4 1 (3.85%) Ganeti
4 1 (3.85%) CFEngine
4 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (73.08%) Red Hat
2 13 (50.00%) VMware
3 7 (26.92%) HP
4 6 (23.08%) EMC
4 6 (23.08%) Oracle
5 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 2 (7.69%) Sybase
6 2 (7.69%) Cisco
6 2 (7.69%) IBM
6 2 (7.69%) Symantec
7 1 (3.85%) Sun
7 1 (3.85%) Veritas
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Salary: Competitive
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