The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had Linux Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 176 263 301
Rank change year-on-year
+87 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 310 226 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.71% 1.06% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.76% 1.09% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 272 212 165
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,000 £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,600 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £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
17610 20668 22617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.92% 97.14% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 14989 16827 18277
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region that featured Linux Engineer in the job title.

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 25 June 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +58 133 £50,000 +44.92% 9
Surrey +67 88 £52,500 +5.00% 12
Hampshire -13 35 £40,000 -11.11% 6
East Sussex +15 23 £42,500 +39.34% 1
Oxfordshire -15 11 £57,500 +15.00% 2
Buckinghamshire +30 10 £40,000 -11.11% 2
West Sussex -7 5 £27,500 -35.29% 1
Kent +20 2 £52,500 +45.83%
Middlesex - 1 - -
Thames Valley - 1 £57,500 -
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, Linux Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 557 (100.00%) Linux
2 219 (39.32%) Python
3 208 (37.34%) Windows
4 197 (35.37%) VMware
5 170 (30.52%) Puppet
6 167 (29.98%) Perl
7 163 (29.26%) Red Hat
8 162 (29.08%) Unix
9 141 (25.31%) MySQL
10 124 (22.26%) DevOps
11 116 (20.83%) Bash Shell
12 113 (20.29%) Apache
13 110 (19.75%) Cisco
13 110 (19.75%) VMware Infrastructure
14 106 (19.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 100 (17.95%) CentOS
16 96 (17.24%) Firewall
17 95 (17.06%) TCP/IP
18 94 (16.88%) ITIL
19 91 (16.34%) LAMP
20 89 (15.98%) Amazon AWS
21 86 (15.44%) Opscode Chef
22 85 (15.26%) C++
23 82 (14.72%) Java
24 78 (14.00%) DNS
25 76 (13.64%) High Availability
26 75 (13.46%) Ruby
27 74 (13.29%) Oracle
28 72 (12.93%) Software Engineering
29 66 (11.85%) PHP

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 113 (20.29%) Apache
2 64 (11.49%) Tomcat
3 48 (8.62%) JBoss
4 40 (7.18%) nginx
5 24 (4.31%) WebLogic
6 21 (3.77%) OpenStack
7 19 (3.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 18 (3.23%) WebSphere
9 14 (2.51%) BizTalk Server
10 13 (2.33%) IIS
11 11 (1.97%) Drupal
12 6 (1.08%) Apache Spark
13 5 (0.90%) Eucalyptus
13 5 (0.90%) MS Exchange
14 4 (0.72%) CMS
14 4 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
14 4 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
15 3 (0.54%) Cloud Foundry
15 3 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
15 3 (0.54%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (2.15%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.18%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 89 (15.98%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (9.87%) SaaS
3 33 (5.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 29 (5.21%) Amazon EC2
5 24 (4.31%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 22 (3.95%) Amazon S3
7 21 (3.77%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 7 (1.26%) IaaS
8 7 (1.26%) PaaS
9 2 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.36%) Heroku
9 2 (0.36%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.18%) Office 365
10 1 (0.18%) SoftLayer
10 1 (0.18%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 96 (17.24%) Firewall
2 95 (17.06%) TCP/IP
3 78 (14.00%) DNS
4 58 (10.41%) LDAP
5 45 (8.08%) HTTP
6 39 (7.00%) SAN
7 34 (6.10%) VoIP
8 26 (4.67%) Cisco Nexus
9 25 (4.49%) Network Security
10 22 (3.95%) SMTP
11 21 (3.77%) NAS
11 21 (3.77%) WAN
12 19 (3.41%) Wireshark
13 17 (3.05%) LAN
13 17 (3.05%) VPN
14 16 (2.87%) SSL
15 13 (2.33%) MPLS
16 12 (2.15%) SSH
16 12 (2.15%) VLAN
17 11 (1.97%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (25.31%) MySQL
2 52 (9.34%) SQL Server
3 31 (5.57%) MongoDB
4 23 (4.13%) Relational Database
5 21 (3.77%) Amazon RDS
6 17 (3.05%) RDBMS
7 12 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (1.80%) Apache Cassandra
9 9 (1.62%) Hadoop
9 9 (1.62%) Redis
10 8 (1.44%) Big Data
11 4 (0.72%) NoSQL
12 3 (0.54%) GIS
12 3 (0.54%) QGIS
13 1 (0.18%) DB2
13 1 (0.18%) InterSystems Cache
13 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2005
13 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 51 (9.16%) Jenkins
2 42 (7.54%) Git (software)
3 34 (6.10%) Vagrant
4 31 (5.57%) TeamCity
5 26 (4.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 23 (4.13%) Subversion
7 18 (3.23%) JIRA
8 11 (1.97%) Sonatype Nexus
9 7 (1.26%) CMake
10 5 (0.90%) Eclipse
10 5 (0.90%) Maven
11 3 (0.54%) Ant
11 3 (0.54%) Hudson
12 2 (0.36%) NetBeans
13 1 (0.18%) GCC
13 1 (0.18%) GDB
13 1 (0.18%) InstallShield
13 1 (0.18%) MSI
13 1 (0.18%) Selenium
13 1 (0.18%) Travis CI
General
1 47 (8.44%) Finance
2 25 (4.49%) Manufacturing
3 23 (4.13%) French Language
4 21 (3.77%) Telecoms
5 20 (3.59%) German Language
6 13 (2.33%) Electronics
7 9 (1.62%) Advertising
8 8 (1.44%) Automotive
8 8 (1.44%) Marketing
9 6 (1.08%) Law
9 6 (1.08%) Retail
10 5 (0.90%) Banking
10 5 (0.90%) Games
11 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (16.34%) LAMP
2 47 (8.44%) Web Services
3 34 (6.10%) HTML
4 27 (4.85%) CSS
5 24 (4.31%) LEMP Stack
6 15 (2.69%) Qt
7 13 (2.33%) .NET
8 12 (2.15%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 12 (2.15%) Ruby on Rails
8 12 (2.15%) STL
9 10 (1.80%) MCollective
9 10 (1.80%) Middleware
10 5 (0.90%) Sensu
10 5 (0.90%) XML
11 4 (0.72%) FreeSWITCH
11 4 (0.72%) LAPP Stack
11 4 (0.72%) libvirt
11 4 (0.72%) Node.js
11 4 (0.72%) REST
12 3 (0.54%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 43 (7.72%) Data Centre
2 29 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (4.49%) EMC VNX
4 22 (3.95%) Computer Science
5 21 (3.77%) Clustering
6 13 (2.33%) Derivative
6 13 (2.33%) NHS
6 13 (2.33%) Replication
7 12 (2.15%) Embedded Systems
8 10 (1.80%) Wiki
9 8 (1.44%) Driving Licence
9 8 (1.44%) Management Information System
9 8 (1.44%) Mathematics
10 7 (1.26%) PKI
11 6 (1.08%) Cloud Native
11 6 (1.08%) Contactless
11 6 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.08%) User Experience
12 5 (0.90%) Enterprise Cloud
12 5 (0.90%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 557 (100.00%) Linux
2 208 (37.34%) Windows
3 162 (29.08%) Unix
4 106 (19.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 100 (17.95%) CentOS
6 48 (8.62%) Windows Server
7 40 (7.18%) Solaris
8 38 (6.82%) Windows Server 2008
9 33 (5.92%) Ubuntu
10 21 (3.77%) Mac OS X
11 20 (3.59%) Windows Server 2003
12 18 (3.23%) Windows 2000
13 14 (2.51%) Debian
14 12 (2.15%) Windows Server 2012
15 11 (1.97%) Fedora
16 9 (1.62%) Android
16 9 (1.62%) Oracle Linux
17 8 (1.44%) Apple iOS
18 6 (1.08%) AIX
18 6 (1.08%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (22.26%) DevOps
2 94 (16.88%) ITIL
3 76 (13.64%) High Availability
4 72 (12.93%) Software Engineering
5 60 (10.77%) Configuration Management
6 57 (10.23%) Agile Software Development
7 39 (7.00%) Scrum
8 38 (6.82%) OOP
9 36 (6.46%) Incident Management
10 34 (6.10%) Open Source
10 34 (6.10%) TDD
11 33 (5.92%) Multithreading
12 32 (5.75%) Continuous Integration
13 31 (5.57%) ITSM
13 31 (5.57%) Performance Tuning
14 30 (5.39%) Load Balancing
14 30 (5.39%) Service Management
15 28 (5.03%) Cross-Platform Development
15 28 (5.03%) Service Delivery
16 27 (4.85%) OO
Programming Languages
1 219 (39.32%) Python
2 167 (29.98%) Perl
3 116 (20.83%) Bash Shell
4 85 (15.26%) C++
5 82 (14.72%) Java
6 75 (13.46%) Ruby
7 66 (11.85%) PHP
8 56 (10.05%) PowerShell
9 38 (6.82%) SQL
10 37 (6.64%) C
11 36 (6.46%) JavaScript
12 20 (3.59%) Shell Script
13 11 (1.97%) Korn
14 3 (0.54%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.54%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.36%) AWK
15 2 (0.36%) sed
16 1 (0.18%) C#
16 1 (0.18%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 48 (8.62%) Degree
2 41 (7.36%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (7.36%) Security Cleared
3 37 (6.64%) RHCE
4 32 (5.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 30 (5.39%) CCNA
5 30 (5.39%) RHCSA
6 28 (5.03%) CCNP
7 16 (2.87%) SC Cleared
8 10 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (1.44%) CEH
9 8 (1.44%) CISSP
10 7 (1.26%) CTC Cleared
11 4 (0.72%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.72%) MCP
11 4 (0.72%) RHCA
12 3 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
13 2 (0.36%) EMC Certification
13 2 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.36%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.67%) SLA
2 14 (2.51%) QA
3 8 (1.44%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.72%) PA-DSS
4 4 (0.72%) RMADS
5 3 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.36%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.18%) SAS 70
System Software
1 110 (19.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (8.08%) Docker
3 43 (7.72%) Active Directory
4 32 (5.75%) Hyper-V
5 31 (5.57%) vSphere
6 27 (4.85%) Squid
7 21 (3.77%) VirtualBox
8 18 (3.23%) Oracle RAC
8 18 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
9 17 (3.05%) VMware ESXi
10 12 (2.15%) VMware ESX
11 10 (1.80%) qmail
11 10 (1.80%) Samba
12 7 (1.26%) KVM
12 7 (1.26%) XenApp
13 6 (1.08%) Firmware
13 6 (1.08%) Varnish
13 6 (1.08%) Xen
14 5 (0.90%) NFS
14 5 (0.90%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 170 (30.52%) Puppet
2 86 (15.44%) Opscode Chef
3 60 (10.77%) Ansible
4 55 (9.87%) Nagios
5 25 (4.49%) Salt
6 15 (2.69%) Cacti
6 15 (2.69%) Ganglia
7 14 (2.51%) OpenAM
8 13 (2.33%) Backup Exec
9 12 (2.15%) ZABBIX
10 11 (1.97%) logstash
11 10 (1.80%) collectd
11 10 (1.80%) Graphite
12 7 (1.26%) Cobbler
12 7 (1.26%) vMotion
13 6 (1.08%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 6 (1.08%) yum
14 5 (0.90%) OpenView
14 5 (0.90%) OpenView Configuration Management
15 4 (0.72%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 197 (35.37%) VMware
2 163 (29.26%) Red Hat
3 110 (19.75%) Cisco
4 74 (13.29%) Oracle
5 46 (8.26%) Juniper
6 37 (6.64%) Microsoft
7 31 (5.57%) EMC
8 30 (5.39%) Sun
9 28 (5.03%) F5
10 25 (4.49%) HP
11 18 (3.23%) CheckPoint
11 18 (3.23%) Citrix
11 18 (3.23%) Palo Alto
12 17 (3.05%) Splunk
13 14 (2.51%) Veeam
14 12 (2.15%) Symantec
15 9 (1.62%) Blue Coat
16 8 (1.44%) Crossbeam
16 8 (1.44%) Sourcefire
17 7 (1.26%) BMC
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + 5k Shift Allowance & 10% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £34,000 to £44,000 per annum Superb base with excellent bonus and
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £30000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 18 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + on call & OT
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 60,000 + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum £30,000 to £35,000 Negotiable + G'Te
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IntaPeople
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £44,000 to £50,000 per annum + v strong Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ARC 7 Resources
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum, Pension, Private Medical + More!
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: £55,000 per year
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
SFW Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £30000 - £45000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa; 30,000 - 42,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £20,000 - £25,000 depending on experience + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Reigate
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Guildford
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago