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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Engineer
England / South East
Rank 179 220 269
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +49
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 239 269 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.60% 1.37% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% 1.42% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 204 228 172
Median salary £50,000 £50,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.99% +12.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,338 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%

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
14426 18941 19937
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.79% 96.81% 97.14%
Number of salaries quoted 11980 16112 16185
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +57 102 £60,000 +9.09% 15
Surrey +23 58 £50,000 -4.76% 5
Hampshire +1 32 £45,000 +20.00% 3
East Sussex +26 23 £42,500 +70.00% 2
Oxfordshire +20 10 £50,000 +11.11% 8
West Sussex +18 10 £40,000 -24.52% 2
Middlesex +1 3 £40,000 -27.27%
Buckinghamshire +10 1 £47,500 -5.00%
Linux Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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.

1 614 (100.00%) Linux
2 214 (34.85%) Red Hat
3 213 (34.69%) Windows
4 195 (31.76%) Python
5 167 (27.20%) MySQL
5 167 (27.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 166 (27.04%) DevOps
7 164 (26.71%) Unix
8 153 (24.92%) VMware
9 150 (24.43%) TCP/IP
10 147 (23.94%) Puppet
11 143 (23.29%) Perl
12 134 (21.82%) Apache
13 129 (21.01%) Bash Shell
14 110 (17.92%) Java
15 107 (17.43%) Firewall
15 107 (17.43%) CentOS
16 102 (16.61%) SQL
17 98 (15.96%) ITIL
18 97 (15.80%) Oracle
19 93 (15.15%) LAMP
20 87 (14.17%) C++
21 85 (13.84%) SaaS
22 83 (13.52%) Tomcat
23 82 (13.36%) Software Engineering
24 81 (13.19%) Amazon AWS
25 78 (12.70%) PHP
26 75 (12.21%) Finance
27 73 (11.89%) Agile Software Development
28 71 (11.56%) Cisco

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
1 134 (21.82%) Apache
2 83 (13.52%) Tomcat
3 58 (9.45%) nginx
4 39 (6.35%) JBoss
5 22 (3.58%) OpenStack
6 21 (3.42%) WebSphere
7 17 (2.77%) WebLogic
8 13 (2.12%) BizTalk Server
8 13 (2.12%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 11 (1.79%) IIS
10 9 (1.47%) CMS
10 9 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
11 7 (1.14%) Drupal
11 7 (1.14%) Eucalyptus
12 5 (0.81%) Apache Solr
12 5 (0.81%) MS Exchange
13 4 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
14 3 (0.49%) IBM Notes
15 2 (0.33%) Cloud Foundry
15 2 (0.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (1.47%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 16 (2.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.98%) Magento
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.16%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 85 (13.84%) SaaS
2 81 (13.19%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (4.89%) IaaS
4 18 (2.93%) PaaS
5 12 (1.95%) Microsoft Azure
6 11 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.81%) OpenShift
9 3 (0.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.33%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.33%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 2 (0.33%) GitHub
10 2 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.33%) Heroku
10 2 (0.33%) Office 365
10 2 (0.33%) Route 53
11 1 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.16%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 150 (24.43%) TCP/IP
2 107 (17.43%) Firewall
3 70 (11.40%) DNS
4 43 (7.00%) SAN
5 39 (6.35%) LDAP
6 29 (4.72%) Internet
7 24 (3.91%) SMTP
8 17 (2.77%) VLAN
9 16 (2.61%) HTTP
10 15 (2.44%) Wireshark
11 14 (2.28%) SSH
11 14 (2.28%) VPN
12 13 (2.12%) NAS
12 13 (2.12%) SSL
12 13 (2.12%) VoIP
13 12 (1.95%) BGP
14 10 (1.63%) DHCP
15 9 (1.47%) IPsec
15 9 (1.47%) Network Security
16 8 (1.30%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 167 (27.20%) MySQL
2 46 (7.49%) SQL Server
3 25 (4.07%) Redis
4 24 (3.91%) PostgreSQL
4 24 (3.91%) Relational Database
5 20 (3.26%) NoSQL
6 13 (2.12%) Hadoop
6 13 (2.12%) RDBMS
7 11 (1.79%) InterSystems Cache
8 10 (1.63%) MongoDB
9 9 (1.47%) Big Data
10 8 (1.30%) DB2
11 7 (1.14%) MariaDB
11 7 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (0.98%) InfluxDB
13 5 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (0.81%) HBase
14 3 (0.49%) Aerospike
14 3 (0.49%) Amazon RDS
15 2 (0.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 51 (8.31%) Jenkins
2 38 (6.19%) JIRA
3 28 (4.56%) Git (software)
4 22 (3.58%) Subversion
5 11 (1.79%) Eclipse
6 8 (1.30%) Cucumber
7 6 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (0.98%) Vagrant
8 5 (0.81%) Ant
8 5 (0.81%) Maven
9 3 (0.49%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.33%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.33%) Travis CI
11 1 (0.16%) Apache Ivy
11 1 (0.16%) Axure RP
11 1 (0.16%) Gradle
11 1 (0.16%) Rational DOORS
11 1 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 75 (12.21%) Finance
2 39 (6.35%) Telecoms
3 34 (5.54%) German Language
4 32 (5.21%) French Language
5 24 (3.91%) Banking
6 21 (3.42%) Electronics
7 20 (3.26%) Marketing
8 19 (3.09%) Manufacturing
9 13 (2.12%) Games
10 6 (0.98%) Legal
11 5 (0.81%) Retail
12 4 (0.65%) Avionics
13 1 (0.16%) Automotive
13 1 (0.16%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.16%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (15.15%) LAMP
2 41 (6.68%) Web Services
3 34 (5.54%) LEMP Stack
4 22 (3.58%) Java EE
5 17 (2.77%) ActiveMQ
5 17 (2.77%) Middleware
6 16 (2.61%) HTML
7 15 (2.44%) CSS
8 14 (2.28%) LAPP Stack
9 9 (1.47%) Ajax
10 7 (1.14%) Sensu
11 6 (0.98%) .NET
11 6 (0.98%) FreeSWITCH
11 6 (0.98%) Regular Expression
12 5 (0.81%) JMS
12 5 (0.81%) SOAP
12 5 (0.81%) Spring
13 4 (0.65%) REST
14 3 (0.49%) Node.js
15 2 (0.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 37 (6.03%) Data Centre
2 35 (5.70%) Clustering
3 32 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (4.72%) Contactless
5 24 (3.91%) Computer Science
6 19 (3.09%) Embedded Systems
7 15 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
8 13 (2.12%) Fintech
8 13 (2.12%) Mathematics
9 12 (1.95%) Private Cloud
10 11 (1.79%) Wiki
11 10 (1.63%) Cyberthreat
11 10 (1.63%) Public Cloud
11 10 (1.63%) Replication
12 7 (1.14%) EFT
12 7 (1.14%) Enterprise Cloud
13 6 (0.98%) iPad
13 6 (0.98%) PKI
13 6 (0.98%) Smartcard
14 5 (0.81%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 614 (100.00%) Linux
2 213 (34.69%) Windows
3 167 (27.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 164 (26.71%) Unix
5 107 (17.43%) CentOS
6 69 (11.24%) Solaris
7 51 (8.31%) Ubuntu
8 44 (7.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 39 (6.35%) Windows Server
10 35 (5.70%) Windows Server 2003
11 32 (5.21%) Windows 2000
12 30 (4.89%) Debian
13 13 (2.12%) Fedora
13 13 (2.12%) SUSE
14 10 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
15 9 (1.47%) AIX
16 7 (1.14%) Embedded Linux
17 5 (0.81%) Android
17 5 (0.81%) Apple iOS
17 5 (0.81%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (27.04%) DevOps
2 98 (15.96%) ITIL
3 82 (13.36%) Software Engineering
4 73 (11.89%) Agile Software Development
5 63 (10.26%) Configuration Management
6 61 (9.93%) High Availability
7 53 (8.63%) Scrum
8 43 (7.00%) Mentoring
9 38 (6.19%) Multithreading
10 37 (6.03%) Load Balancing
11 34 (5.54%) Performance Tuning
12 31 (5.05%) Cross-Platform Development
12 31 (5.05%) Open Source
13 30 (4.89%) Continuous Integration
14 29 (4.72%) Multithreaded Programming
14 29 (4.72%) Risk Management
14 29 (4.72%) Systems Analysis
15 25 (4.07%) Business Intelligence
15 25 (4.07%) Incident Management
16 24 (3.91%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 195 (31.76%) Python
2 143 (23.29%) Perl
3 129 (21.01%) Bash Shell
4 110 (17.92%) Java
5 102 (16.61%) SQL
6 87 (14.17%) C++
7 78 (12.70%) PHP
8 63 (10.26%) Ruby
9 59 (9.61%) C
10 56 (9.12%) PowerShell
11 24 (3.91%) Shell Script
12 19 (3.09%) JavaScript
13 11 (1.79%) PL/SQL
14 9 (1.47%) T-SQL
15 8 (1.30%) Embedded C
15 8 (1.30%) Embedded C++
16 3 (0.49%) C#
17 1 (0.16%) VB
17 1 (0.16%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 44 (7.17%) Degree
2 41 (6.68%) RHCE
3 40 (6.51%) Security Cleared
4 25 (4.07%) RHCSA
4 25 (4.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 23 (3.75%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (3.58%) SC Cleared
7 17 (2.77%) CCNA
8 15 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (1.63%) RHCA
10 7 (1.14%) AWS Certification
11 6 (0.98%) CISSP
11 6 (0.98%) MCSE
12 5 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.65%) CCIE
13 4 (0.65%) CCNP
14 3 (0.49%) CEH
14 3 (0.49%) CTC Cleared
14 3 (0.49%) MCP
15 2 (0.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.72%) QA
2 21 (3.42%) SLA
3 11 (1.79%) PCI DSS
4 8 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.49%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.16%) ISO22301
6 1 (0.16%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 71 (11.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 56 (9.12%) Active Directory
3 37 (6.03%) Hyper-V
4 35 (5.70%) VMware ESX
5 26 (4.23%) vSphere
6 23 (3.75%) Varnish
7 18 (2.93%) Samba
8 15 (2.44%) Docker
8 15 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
9 14 (2.28%) Firmware
9 14 (2.28%) vCloud
10 13 (2.12%) iptables
10 13 (2.12%) Oracle RAC
11 12 (1.95%) KVM
11 12 (1.95%) NFS
12 11 (1.79%) Squid
13 9 (1.47%) Postfix
14 8 (1.30%) Sendmail
15 7 (1.14%) Ceph
15 7 (1.14%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 147 (23.94%) Puppet
2 65 (10.59%) Opscode Chef
3 63 (10.26%) Ansible
4 53 (8.63%) Nagios
5 16 (2.61%) Red Hat Satellite
6 13 (2.12%) OpenAM
7 12 (1.95%) WSUS
8 11 (1.79%) Cacti
8 11 (1.79%) vMotion
9 9 (1.47%) HAProxy
10 8 (1.30%) Backup Exec
10 8 (1.30%) Terraform
11 7 (1.14%) Ganglia
11 7 (1.14%) NetBackup
11 7 (1.14%) OpenView
11 7 (1.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 7 (1.14%) SCSM
11 7 (1.14%) ZABBIX
12 6 (0.98%) Grafana
12 6 (0.98%) Graphite
Vendors
1 214 (34.85%) Red Hat
2 153 (24.92%) VMware
3 97 (15.80%) Oracle
4 71 (11.56%) Cisco
5 47 (7.65%) Juniper
5 47 (7.65%) Sun
6 38 (6.19%) Microsoft
7 37 (6.03%) CheckPoint
8 31 (5.05%) F5
8 31 (5.05%) HP
8 31 (5.05%) Palo Alto
9 29 (4.72%) Blue Coat
9 29 (4.72%) Crossbeam
9 29 (4.72%) Sourcefire
10 18 (2.93%) SAP
11 17 (2.77%) NetApp
12 15 (2.44%) EMC
13 10 (1.63%) LogRhythm
14 8 (1.30%) 3PAR
14 8 (1.30%) Citrix
Bracknell, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Fleet, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £53000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Billingshurst, West Sussex
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits 12.5 % Bonus + Excellent Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + 20% Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits 25 days holiday, Pension, Private
Posted: 2 days ago
Hove, East Sussex
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £25,000 to £34,000 per annum + Share options
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + share options
Posted: 3 days ago
Virginia Water, Surrey
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Redhill
TRG
Salary: 35000-45000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: 10 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + 23 days holiday, Healthcare,
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Networking People
Salary: £280 - £335 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Newbury
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Basingstoke
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Farnborough
Venturi
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago