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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 332 309 351
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +42
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 103 109 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.50% 0.52% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.55% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 96 79 73
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +12.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,100 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
19463 19852 20734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.28% 94.71% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 15923 15690 17637
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 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £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 26 February 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 26 February 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
Berkshire -4 46 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Surrey +3 26 £47,500 -16.66% 4
Hampshire +13 20 £45,000 +13.92% 1
West Sussex +5 7 £40,000 +3.22%
Buckinghamshire - 5 £32,000 - 1
Oxfordshire -28 2 £33,750 -35.71% 2
Middlesex +12 1 £57,500 -17.85%
Sussex - 1 £37,500 -
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 219 (100.00%) Linux
2 91 (41.55%) Red Hat
3 88 (40.18%) VMware
4 69 (31.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 68 (31.05%) MySQL
6 64 (29.22%) Windows
7 62 (28.31%) Perl
8 60 (27.40%) Apache
9 57 (26.03%) UNIX
10 56 (25.57%) VMware Infrastructure
11 54 (24.66%) Python
12 39 (17.81%) Oracle
13 37 (16.89%) Puppet
14 32 (14.61%) Firewall
15 31 (14.16%) Security Cleared
15 31 (14.16%) CentOS
16 30 (13.70%) Microsoft
17 29 (13.24%) TCP/IP
17 29 (13.24%) SQL Server
17 29 (13.24%) PHP
17 29 (13.24%) Tomcat
17 29 (13.24%) Shell Script
17 29 (13.24%) Bash Shell
18 28 (12.79%) vSphere
19 27 (12.33%) SC Cleared
20 26 (11.87%) RHCE
21 25 (11.42%) ITIL
21 25 (11.42%) HP
21 25 (11.42%) nginx
22 24 (10.96%) Windows Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 60 (27.40%) Apache
2 29 (13.24%) Tomcat
3 25 (11.42%) nginx
4 20 (9.13%) IIS
5 12 (5.48%) Apache Solr
6 8 (3.65%) JBoss
7 6 (2.74%) Drupal
7 6 (2.74%) Alfresco
7 6 (2.74%) WordPress
8 5 (2.28%) CMS
9 3 (1.37%) Confluence
10 2 (0.91%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.91%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (0.91%) ColdFusion
10 2 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.46%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.46%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 17 (7.76%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.28%) MS Office
3 2 (0.91%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 23 (10.50%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (10.05%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (5.02%) Amazon S3
3 11 (5.02%) SaaS
3 11 (5.02%) Amazon SQS
3 11 (5.02%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.46%) IaaS
4 1 (0.46%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (14.61%) Firewall
2 29 (13.24%) TCP/IP
3 23 (10.50%) DNS
4 20 (9.13%) SSL
5 14 (6.39%) SAN
6 11 (5.02%) OpenVPN
7 10 (4.57%) HTTP
8 9 (4.11%) BIG-IP
9 8 (3.65%) LDAP
10 6 (2.74%) LAN
10 6 (2.74%) WAN
10 6 (2.74%) VPN
10 6 (2.74%) 4G
10 6 (2.74%) VoLTE
10 6 (2.74%) LTE
11 5 (2.28%) SMTP
12 4 (1.83%) DHCP
12 4 (1.83%) NAS
13 3 (1.37%) tcpdump
13 3 (1.37%) Ethereal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (31.05%) MySQL
2 29 (13.24%) SQL Server
3 12 (5.48%) Redis
4 11 (5.02%) Amazon RDS
5 9 (4.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (4.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.37%) DB2
7 2 (0.91%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.91%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.91%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (4.57%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.74%) Subversion
3 3 (1.37%) JIRA
4 2 (0.91%) GNU Toolchain
4 2 (0.91%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.46%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.46%) Gerrit
General
1 20 (9.13%) Telecoms
1 20 (9.13%) Finance
2 12 (5.48%) Manufacturing
3 11 (5.02%) Electronics
4 6 (2.74%) Banking
4 6 (2.74%) Multimedia
5 5 (2.28%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.83%) Advertising
7 3 (1.37%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.39%) Web Services
2 8 (3.65%) ActiveMQ
3 4 (1.83%) .NET
4 2 (0.91%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.91%) POSIX
4 2 (0.91%) LAMP
5 1 (0.46%) HTML
5 1 (0.46%) Middleware
5 1 (0.46%) COM
5 1 (0.46%) YAML
5 1 (0.46%) FreeSWITCH
5 1 (0.46%) libvirt
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.05%) Open Source
2 16 (7.31%) Clustering
3 12 (5.48%) Derivative
4 10 (4.57%) Computer Science
4 10 (4.57%) Embedded Systems
4 10 (4.57%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (4.11%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.74%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.74%) Visualisation
7 5 (2.28%) Replication
8 4 (1.83%) User Experience
9 3 (1.37%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.46%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.46%) BBC
10 1 (0.46%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.46%) Wiki
10 1 (0.46%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 219 (100.00%) Linux
2 69 (31.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 64 (29.22%) Windows
4 57 (26.03%) UNIX
5 31 (14.16%) CentOS
6 24 (10.96%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (10.05%) Ubuntu
8 21 (9.59%) Solaris
9 13 (5.94%) Debian
9 13 (5.94%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (5.48%) Oracle Linux
11 11 (5.02%) Amazon Linux
12 7 (3.20%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (3.20%) SUSE
13 6 (2.74%) Android
13 6 (2.74%) Apple iOS
14 5 (2.28%) AIX
15 4 (1.83%) Embedded Linux
16 3 (1.37%) Fedora
16 3 (1.37%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (11.42%) ITIL
2 22 (10.05%) Service Delivery
3 18 (8.22%) DevOps
4 16 (7.31%) Performance Tuning
5 15 (6.85%) Technical Analysis
5 15 (6.85%) Software Testing
5 15 (6.85%) Incident Management
6 14 (6.39%) Migration
7 12 (5.48%) Load Balancing
7 12 (5.48%) Security Management
8 8 (3.65%) Workflow
8 8 (3.65%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (3.65%) Software Engineering
8 8 (3.65%) Infrastructure Management
9 7 (3.20%) Configuration Management
10 6 (2.74%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (2.28%) Time Management
11 5 (2.28%) Mentoring
12 4 (1.83%) Root Cause Analysis
12 4 (1.83%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (28.31%) Perl
2 54 (24.66%) Python
3 29 (13.24%) PHP
3 29 (13.24%) Shell Script
3 29 (13.24%) Bash Shell
4 19 (8.68%) Ruby
4 19 (8.68%) C
5 16 (7.31%) SQL
6 15 (6.85%) C++
7 14 (6.39%) Java
8 7 (3.20%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.91%) Embedded C
9 2 (0.91%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (14.16%) Security Cleared
2 27 (12.33%) SC Cleared
3 26 (11.87%) RHCE
4 23 (10.50%) DV Cleared
5 19 (8.68%) Degree
6 14 (6.39%) RHCSA
7 7 (3.20%) CCNA
7 7 (3.20%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (2.74%) RHCA
9 3 (1.37%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (0.91%) VCP4
10 2 (0.91%) MCP
11 1 (0.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.46%) SCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.94%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.37%) SLA
3 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.46%) QA
3 1 (0.46%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 56 (25.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (12.79%) vSphere
3 17 (7.76%) KVM
4 16 (7.31%) Active Directory
5 12 (5.48%) VMware ESX
6 11 (5.02%) Hyper-V
7 8 (3.65%) Samba
8 6 (2.74%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (1.37%) Oracle RMAN
9 3 (1.37%) NFS
10 2 (0.91%) Squid
10 2 (0.91%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.46%) Postfix
11 1 (0.46%) Sendmail
11 1 (0.46%) QEMU
11 1 (0.46%) Ceph
11 1 (0.46%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 37 (16.89%) Puppet
2 22 (10.05%) Plesk
2 22 (10.05%) cPanel
3 21 (9.59%) Nagios
4 19 (8.68%) Webmin
5 17 (7.76%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (5.02%) logstash
7 4 (1.83%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (1.37%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.91%) OpenAM
10 1 (0.46%) Ganeti
10 1 (0.46%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.46%) CFEngine
10 1 (0.46%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.46%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.46%) SCCM
10 1 (0.46%) Zenoss
10 1 (0.46%) AppManager
10 1 (0.46%) OpenView
10 1 (0.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 91 (41.55%) Red Hat
2 88 (40.18%) VMware
3 39 (17.81%) Oracle
4 30 (13.70%) Microsoft
5 25 (11.42%) HP
6 16 (7.31%) Cisco
7 12 (5.48%) Sun
8 9 (4.11%) hybris
9 7 (3.20%) EMC
10 5 (2.28%) Symantec
10 5 (2.28%) Fidessa
11 4 (1.83%) IBM
12 3 (1.37%) Websense
12 3 (1.37%) Clearswift
12 3 (1.37%) F5
12 3 (1.37%) Blue Coat
12 3 (1.37%) WatchGuard
12 3 (1.37%) SonicWALL
13 2 (0.91%) Atlassian
13 2 (0.91%) Percona
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