The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 67 59 69
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 4 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.65% 1.03% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 1.05% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 2
Average salary £20,500 £37,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.33% +3.44%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Linux Engineer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Somerset 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
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
606 478 587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 98.54% 98.15% 97.51%
Number of salaries quoted 523 429 471
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux Engineer in the job title across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Engineer across the Somerset region.

Linux Engineer Salary Trend in Somerset

Linux Engineer
Salary Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Engineer across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Linux Engineer Salary Histogram in Somerset

Linux Engineer
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bridgwater - 3 £20,500 - 1
Bath -13 1 £47,500 +26.66%
Linux Engineer
South West

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (83.33%) Unix
3 3 (50.00%) CCENT
3 3 (50.00%) Retail
3 3 (50.00%) IP Telephony
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) EPoS
3 3 (50.00%) Open Source
4 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (33.33%) Xen
5 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (16.67%) ProCurve
5 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 1 (16.67%) Check_MK
5 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (16.67%) nginx
5 1 (16.67%) CouchDB
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (16.67%) Ruby

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
1 3 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) CouchDB
General
1 3 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) EPoS
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (83.33%) Unix
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) Debian
4 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (16.67%) Python
1 1 (16.67%) Ruby
1 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CCENT
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 2 (33.33%) Xen
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Check_MK
1 1 (16.67%) Nagios
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Juniper
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) ProCurve
2 1 (16.67%) VMware
Bridgwater, Somerset
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £25000 per annum + negotiable +benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago