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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 323 339 364
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 110 99 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.50% 0.46% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.48% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 97 80 93
Average salary £38,500 £47,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.08% +17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £34,600 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
20864 20617 22302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.41% 94.86% 95.56%
Number of salaries quoted 16795 16577 19450
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +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 £62,500
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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 2014. 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
Surrey +15 46 £47,500 -13.63% 4
Berkshire -1 27 £47,500 +5.55% 4
East Sussex +5 12 £25,000 - 1
West Sussex +9 11 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Hampshire -4 10 £33,500 -10.66% 1
Kent -3 2 £20,000 -57.89%
Oxfordshire -15 2 £33,500 -29.47%
Sussex - 1 £37,500 -
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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.

1 232 (100.00%) Linux
2 97 (41.81%) Red Hat
3 91 (39.22%) VMware
4 73 (31.47%) UNIX
5 70 (30.17%) MySQL
6 66 (28.45%) VMware Infrastructure
7 60 (25.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 57 (24.57%) Python
9 56 (24.14%) Windows
10 54 (23.28%) Apache
11 51 (21.98%) Perl
12 41 (17.67%) Puppet
13 40 (17.24%) Ubuntu
14 37 (15.95%) Bash Shell
15 35 (15.09%) TCP/IP
16 34 (14.66%) Amazon AWS
17 33 (14.22%) Ruby
17 33 (14.22%) PHP
18 32 (13.79%) CentOS
19 31 (13.36%) Firewall
19 31 (13.36%) Open Source
20 29 (12.50%) DevOps
20 29 (12.50%) Java
21 28 (12.07%) Shell Script
22 26 (11.21%) Amazon EC2
22 26 (11.21%) Solaris
23 25 (10.78%) DNS
23 25 (10.78%) C
23 25 (10.78%) Finance
23 25 (10.78%) vSphere

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 (23.28%) Apache
2 23 (9.91%) nginx
3 22 (9.48%) Tomcat
4 18 (7.76%) IIS
5 14 (6.03%) Apache Solr
6 8 (3.45%) Drupal
6 8 (3.45%) Alfresco
6 8 (3.45%) WordPress
7 6 (2.59%) JBoss
8 5 (2.16%) CMS
9 2 (0.86%) SAS
9 2 (0.86%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (0.43%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.43%) OpenStack
Applications
1 20 (8.62%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.16%) MS Office
3 2 (0.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 34 (14.66%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (11.21%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (5.60%) SaaS
4 3 (1.29%) PaaS
4 3 (1.29%) IaaS
5 2 (0.86%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (0.86%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.86%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.43%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 35 (15.09%) TCP/IP
2 31 (13.36%) Firewall
3 25 (10.78%) DNS
4 21 (9.05%) HTTP
5 19 (8.19%) SMTP
6 13 (5.60%) SSL
6 13 (5.60%) LTE
6 13 (5.60%) 4G
6 13 (5.60%) VoLTE
7 11 (4.74%) BIG-IP
8 10 (4.31%) SAN
9 9 (3.88%) VPN
10 7 (3.02%) DHCP
10 7 (3.02%) SNMP
10 7 (3.02%) LDAP
11 6 (2.59%) WAN
11 6 (2.59%) FTP
12 5 (2.16%) VoIP
12 5 (2.16%) NAS
13 4 (1.72%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (30.17%) MySQL
2 18 (7.76%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.29%) Big Data
3 3 (1.29%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (1.29%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.86%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.86%) Redis
5 1 (0.43%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.43%) DB2
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.43%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (4.74%) Git (software)
2 9 (3.88%) Subversion
3 3 (1.29%) JIRA
3 3 (1.29%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (0.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (10.78%) Finance
2 22 (9.48%) Telecoms
3 13 (5.60%) Multimedia
3 13 (5.60%) Manufacturing
4 12 (5.17%) Electronics
5 8 (3.45%) Banking
6 5 (2.16%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.72%) Retail
7 4 (1.72%) Advertising
7 4 (1.72%) Marketing
8 2 (0.86%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (9.05%) Web Services
2 10 (4.31%) LAMP
3 8 (3.45%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (1.29%) YAML
4 3 (1.29%) Middleware
5 2 (0.86%) Memcached
6 1 (0.43%) FreeSWITCH
6 1 (0.43%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.43%) libvirt
6 1 (0.43%) .NET
6 1 (0.43%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 31 (13.36%) Open Source
2 18 (7.76%) Mobile App
3 14 (6.03%) Visualisation
4 13 (5.60%) Digital Media
5 12 (5.17%) Computer Science
6 10 (4.31%) Embedded Systems
7 8 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (3.45%) Derivative
8 3 (1.29%) iSeries
8 3 (1.29%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.29%) Clustering
9 2 (0.86%) PKI
10 1 (0.43%) BBC
10 1 (0.43%) Replication
10 1 (0.43%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 232 (100.00%) Linux
2 73 (31.47%) UNIX
3 60 (25.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 56 (24.14%) Windows
5 40 (17.24%) Ubuntu
6 32 (13.79%) CentOS
7 26 (11.21%) Solaris
8 23 (9.91%) Debian
9 12 (5.17%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (3.88%) AIX
10 9 (3.88%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (3.45%) Oracle Linux
12 6 (2.59%) SUSE
13 4 (1.72%) Fedora
14 3 (1.29%) Embedded Linux
15 2 (0.86%) Android
15 2 (0.86%) OpenBSD
15 2 (0.86%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.86%) FreeBSD
15 2 (0.86%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (12.50%) DevOps
2 21 (9.05%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (7.76%) ITIL
3 18 (7.76%) Service Delivery
4 13 (5.60%) Software Engineering
5 12 (5.17%) Performance Tuning
6 11 (4.74%) Technical Analysis
6 11 (4.74%) Software Testing
6 11 (4.74%) Configuration Management
7 10 (4.31%) Migration
7 10 (4.31%) Capacity Planning
8 8 (3.45%) Load Balancing
8 8 (3.45%) Security Management
8 8 (3.45%) Infrastructure Management
9 7 (3.02%) Time Management
10 5 (2.16%) Web Development
10 5 (2.16%) Problem Management
10 5 (2.16%) Workflow
10 5 (2.16%) Scrum
11 4 (1.72%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 57 (24.57%) Python
2 51 (21.98%) Perl
3 37 (15.95%) Bash Shell
4 33 (14.22%) Ruby
4 33 (14.22%) PHP
5 29 (12.50%) Java
6 28 (12.07%) Shell Script
7 25 (10.78%) C
8 15 (6.47%) C++
9 10 (4.31%) PowerShell
10 6 (2.59%) SQL
11 2 (0.86%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.43%) VBScript
12 1 (0.43%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (7.33%) Degree
2 15 (6.47%) RHCE
2 15 (6.47%) Security Cleared
3 14 (6.03%) CCNA
3 14 (6.03%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (5.60%) SC Cleared
4 13 (5.60%) RHCA
5 10 (4.31%) DV Cleared
6 9 (3.88%) RHCSA
7 4 (1.72%) SCSA
8 1 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.47%) PCI DSS
2 10 (4.31%) SLA
3 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 66 (28.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (10.78%) vSphere
3 18 (7.76%) KVM
4 13 (5.60%) Hyper-V
5 10 (4.31%) VMware ESX
6 6 (2.59%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (2.16%) Active Directory
8 3 (1.29%) Squid
9 2 (0.86%) NFS
10 1 (0.43%) Ceph
10 1 (0.43%) Xen
10 1 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.43%) Varnish
10 1 (0.43%) Dovecot
10 1 (0.43%) Kamailio
10 1 (0.43%) QEMU
10 1 (0.43%) Samba
10 1 (0.43%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.43%) Postfix
10 1 (0.43%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 41 (17.67%) Puppet
2 22 (9.48%) Plesk
2 22 (9.48%) cPanel
3 16 (6.90%) Webmin
3 16 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (3.45%) Nagios
5 4 (1.72%) NetBackup
5 4 (1.72%) Zenoss
6 3 (1.29%) ZABBIX
6 3 (1.29%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.86%) logstash
7 2 (0.86%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (0.86%) OpenView
7 2 (0.86%) Netcool
7 2 (0.86%) Control-M
8 1 (0.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.43%) SCCM
8 1 (0.43%) AppManager
8 1 (0.43%) CFEngine
8 1 (0.43%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 97 (41.81%) Red Hat
2 91 (39.22%) VMware
3 21 (9.05%) Microsoft
4 19 (8.19%) Oracle
5 17 (7.33%) HP
6 12 (5.17%) Cisco
7 10 (4.31%) Sun
8 8 (3.45%) hybris
9 6 (2.59%) Veritas
10 5 (2.16%) Fidessa
10 5 (2.16%) IBM
11 3 (1.29%) Websense
11 3 (1.29%) Clearswift
11 3 (1.29%) Rackspace
11 3 (1.29%) F5
11 3 (1.29%) Blue Coat
11 3 (1.29%) WatchGuard
11 3 (1.29%) SonicWALL
12 2 (0.86%) Percona
12 2 (0.86%) Citrix
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