The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 362 350 362
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 81 108 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.38% 0.47% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.50% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 79 97 76
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £31,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -10.11%
Linux Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20215 21812 21135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.24% 94.96% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 16514 17701 17512
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Linux Engineer Salary Trend in the South East

Linux Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Linux Engineer Salary Histogram in the South East

Linux Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
Hampshire +10 28 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Berkshire -19 15 £42,500 -3.40% 3
East Sussex +30 14 £30,500 -35.78% 1
Surrey -10 13 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Oxfordshire -2 7 £40,000 -5.88% 2
West Sussex +2 5 £42,500 +4.65%
Buckinghamshire -8 2 £50,000 +17.64%
Kent +2 1 £36,000 -
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 199 (100.00%) Linux
2 101 (50.75%) Red Hat
3 80 (40.20%) Perl
4 78 (39.20%) VMware
5 74 (37.19%) Windows
5 74 (37.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 68 (34.17%) UNIX
6 68 (34.17%) Oracle
7 61 (30.65%) Python
8 54 (27.14%) Apache
9 53 (26.63%) MySQL
9 53 (26.63%) Active Directory
10 51 (25.63%) Bash Shell
11 47 (23.62%) CentOS
11 47 (23.62%) Security Cleared
11 47 (23.62%) RHCE
12 46 (23.12%) TCP/IP
13 45 (22.61%) Puppet
14 43 (21.61%) Nagios
15 40 (20.10%) Windows Server 2008
16 38 (19.10%) DV Cleared
16 38 (19.10%) Tomcat
17 33 (16.58%) SC Cleared
17 33 (16.58%) VMware Infrastructure
18 32 (16.08%) Microsoft
18 32 (16.08%) Clustering
19 31 (15.58%) ITIL
19 31 (15.58%) PHP
20 29 (14.57%) HP
21 28 (14.07%) Solaris

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 54 (27.14%) Apache
2 38 (19.10%) Tomcat
3 21 (10.55%) JBoss
4 12 (6.03%) nginx
4 12 (6.03%) Moodle
5 10 (5.03%) Confluence
5 10 (5.03%) Apache Solr
6 7 (3.52%) CMS
6 7 (3.52%) Drupal
6 7 (3.52%) Alfresco
6 7 (3.52%) WordPress
7 6 (3.02%) IIS
8 5 (2.51%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.01%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.01%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (1.01%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.01%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (4.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.01%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 23 (11.56%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (5.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (4.02%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (4.02%) Amazon S3
3 8 (4.02%) Amazon SQS
3 8 (4.02%) Amazon ELB
3 8 (4.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 5 (2.51%) SaaS
5 2 (1.01%) Joyent
5 2 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.50%) IaaS
6 1 (0.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (23.12%) TCP/IP
2 25 (12.56%) LDAP
3 24 (12.06%) DNS
3 24 (12.06%) Firewall
4 18 (9.05%) SSL
5 12 (6.03%) SAN
6 10 (5.03%) BIG-IP
7 9 (4.52%) VPN
7 9 (4.52%) HTTP
8 8 (4.02%) OpenVPN
8 8 (4.02%) Fibre Channel
9 7 (3.52%) DHCP
10 6 (3.02%) FTP
11 5 (2.51%) OSPF
11 5 (2.51%) BGP
12 4 (2.01%) Wireless
12 4 (2.01%) SMTP
13 3 (1.51%) WAN
13 3 (1.51%) LAN
13 3 (1.51%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (26.63%) MySQL
2 16 (8.04%) SQL Server
3 9 (4.52%) Redis
4 8 (4.02%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (2.51%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (2.51%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (2.01%) MariaDB
7 2 (1.01%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.50%) Big Data
8 1 (0.50%) DB2
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 16 (8.04%) Git (software)
2 15 (7.54%) Subversion
3 10 (5.03%) JIRA
3 10 (5.03%) Jenkins
4 6 (3.02%) TeamCity
5 4 (2.01%) GNU Toolchain
6 1 (0.50%) Gerrit
General
1 10 (5.03%) Finance
2 8 (4.02%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.51%) Banking
4 2 (1.01%) Marketing
5 1 (0.50%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.03%) Web Services
1 12 (6.03%) OAuth
2 11 (5.53%) HTML
3 10 (5.03%) CSS
4 6 (3.02%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (2.01%) .NET
5 4 (2.01%) POSIX
5 4 (2.01%) LAMP
5 4 (2.01%) HTML5
5 4 (2.01%) WebGL
5 4 (2.01%) CSS3
6 2 (1.01%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.01%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 32 (16.08%) Clustering
2 16 (8.04%) Derivative
2 16 (8.04%) Data Centre
3 14 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (6.03%) Learning Management System
4 12 (6.03%) E-Learning
5 7 (3.52%) Wiki
6 5 (2.51%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (2.51%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.51%) Device Driver
7 4 (2.01%) Streaming Video
7 4 (2.01%) Streaming Media
7 4 (2.01%) IPTV
7 4 (2.01%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.01%) User Experience
7 4 (2.01%) Raspberry Pi
8 3 (1.51%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.01%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.01%) Replication
10 1 (0.50%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 199 (100.00%) Linux
2 74 (37.19%) Windows
2 74 (37.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 68 (34.17%) UNIX
4 47 (23.62%) CentOS
5 40 (20.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (14.07%) Solaris
7 26 (13.07%) Ubuntu
8 20 (10.05%) Windows Server 2003
9 18 (9.05%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (8.04%) Oracle Linux
11 13 (6.53%) Debian
12 8 (4.02%) Fedora
12 8 (4.02%) Amazon Linux
13 6 (3.02%) SUSE
13 6 (3.02%) Embedded Linux
14 3 (1.51%) Android
14 3 (1.51%) Apple iOS
15 2 (1.01%) Windows 8
15 2 (1.01%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (15.58%) ITIL
2 28 (14.07%) DevOps
3 21 (10.55%) Load Balancing
4 17 (8.54%) Migration
5 16 (8.04%) Security Management
5 16 (8.04%) Service Delivery
5 16 (8.04%) Software Testing
5 16 (8.04%) Open Source
5 16 (8.04%) Server Building
6 15 (7.54%) Network Design
7 12 (6.03%) Incident Management
8 10 (5.03%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (4.52%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (4.02%) Software Engineering
10 8 (4.02%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (4.02%) Server Hardening
11 6 (3.02%) Service Management
12 4 (2.01%) Project Management
12 4 (2.01%) Patch Management
13 3 (1.51%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 80 (40.20%) Perl
2 61 (30.65%) Python
3 51 (25.63%) Bash Shell
4 31 (15.58%) PHP
5 24 (12.06%) Ruby
6 19 (9.55%) Shell Script
7 18 (9.05%) C++
8 14 (7.04%) Java
9 13 (6.53%) C
10 11 (5.53%) JavaScript
11 10 (5.03%) SQL
11 10 (5.03%) Korn
11 10 (5.03%) PowerShell
12 5 (2.51%) Embedded C++
13 3 (1.51%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 47 (23.62%) RHCE
1 47 (23.62%) Security Cleared
2 38 (19.10%) DV Cleared
3 33 (16.58%) SC Cleared
4 20 (10.05%) Degree
5 18 (9.05%) RHCSA
6 4 (2.01%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (1.01%) MCP
8 1 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.50%) SCSA
8 1 (0.50%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.50%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.03%) PCI DSS
2 6 (3.02%) SLA
2 6 (3.02%) QA
3 1 (0.50%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 53 (26.63%) Active Directory
2 33 (16.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (9.05%) Samba
4 14 (7.04%) vSphere
4 14 (7.04%) KVM
5 5 (2.51%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.51%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.01%) qmail
7 2 (1.01%) Squid
7 2 (1.01%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (1.01%) iptables
7 2 (1.01%) NFS
8 1 (0.50%) VMFS
8 1 (0.50%) Firmware
8 1 (0.50%) Postfix
8 1 (0.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 45 (22.61%) Puppet
2 43 (21.61%) Nagios
3 21 (10.55%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (6.03%) Plesk
4 12 (6.03%) ZABBIX
4 12 (6.03%) cPanel
5 11 (5.53%) Ansible
6 8 (4.02%) Cacti
6 8 (4.02%) logstash
7 6 (3.02%) Webmin
8 4 (2.01%) EMC NetWorker
9 3 (1.51%) NetBackup
10 2 (1.01%) SCCM
10 2 (1.01%) OpenAM
10 2 (1.01%) Red Hat Satellite
11 1 (0.50%) Vagrant
11 1 (0.50%) yum
11 1 (0.50%) SELinux
11 1 (0.50%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.50%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 101 (50.75%) Red Hat
2 78 (39.20%) VMware
3 68 (34.17%) Oracle
4 32 (16.08%) Microsoft
5 29 (14.57%) HP
6 27 (13.57%) Sun
7 21 (10.55%) Cisco
8 10 (5.03%) hybris
8 10 (5.03%) Rackspace
9 6 (3.02%) EMC
10 5 (2.51%) Symantec
11 3 (1.51%) Atlassian
12 2 (1.01%) Google
12 2 (1.01%) NetApp
13 1 (0.50%) Veritas
13 1 (0.50%) Veeam
13 1 (0.50%) IBM
13 1 (0.50%) Sybase
13 1 (0.50%) Dell
13 1 (0.50%) New Relic
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