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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 177 199 263
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +64
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 267 326 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.65% 1.53% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.70% 1.57% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 231 274 194
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,000 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
15690 20732 21361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.91% 97.04% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 13081 17473 17056
Median salary £42,500 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +25 87 £57,500 +9.52% 8
Surrey +19 66 £55,000 +4.76% 9
Hampshire +5 51 £45,000 +25.00% 4
East Sussex +39 35 £42,500 +70.00% 3
West Sussex +35 12 £27,500 -48.11%
Buckinghamshire +11 8 £55,000 +10.00%
Oxfordshire +9 4 £56,250 +25.00% 3
Kent +8 3 £45,000 -16.27%
Middlesex +7 1 £57,500 +4.54%
Linux Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 675 (100.00%) Linux
2 246 (36.44%) Windows
3 234 (34.67%) Red Hat
4 204 (30.22%) Python
5 188 (27.85%) VMware
6 178 (26.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 171 (25.33%) TCP/IP
8 170 (25.19%) Unix
9 167 (24.74%) MySQL
10 166 (24.59%) Perl
11 162 (24.00%) DevOps
12 160 (23.70%) Puppet
13 154 (22.81%) Apache
14 135 (20.00%) Bash Shell
15 128 (18.96%) Firewall
16 125 (18.52%) CentOS
17 121 (17.93%) Java
18 120 (17.78%) ITIL
19 111 (16.44%) C++
20 109 (16.15%) Oracle
20 109 (16.15%) LAMP
21 104 (15.41%) Software Engineering
22 100 (14.81%) SQL
23 97 (14.37%) VMware Infrastructure
24 94 (13.93%) Agile Software Development
25 93 (13.78%) Tomcat
26 92 (13.63%) PHP
27 88 (13.04%) Cisco
28 87 (12.89%) Amazon AWS
29 77 (11.41%) Ruby

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
1 154 (22.81%) Apache
2 93 (13.78%) Tomcat
3 71 (10.52%) nginx
4 51 (7.56%) JBoss
5 29 (4.30%) WebSphere
6 26 (3.85%) WebLogic
7 22 (3.26%) OpenStack
8 17 (2.52%) BizTalk Server
8 17 (2.52%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 12 (1.78%) CMS
10 11 (1.63%) Drupal
10 11 (1.63%) Eucalyptus
11 9 (1.33%) IIS
12 5 (0.74%) Apache Solr
12 5 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (0.74%) MS Exchange
13 4 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
13 4 (0.59%) WebLogic Portal
14 3 (0.44%) IBM Notes
15 2 (0.30%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (1.19%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (1.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (1.33%) Magento
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 87 (12.89%) Amazon AWS
2 68 (10.07%) SaaS
3 28 (4.15%) IaaS
4 19 (2.81%) Amazon EC2
5 16 (2.37%) PaaS
6 10 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (0.89%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.74%) OpenShift
9 3 (0.44%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 3 (0.44%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 3 (0.44%) Office 365
9 3 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.30%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.30%) GitHub
10 2 (0.30%) Route 53
11 1 (0.15%) G Suite
11 1 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 171 (25.33%) TCP/IP
2 128 (18.96%) Firewall
3 63 (9.33%) DNS
4 47 (6.96%) SAN
5 41 (6.07%) LDAP
6 37 (5.48%) SMTP
7 29 (4.30%) Internet
8 24 (3.56%) HTTP
9 21 (3.11%) VLAN
10 20 (2.96%) NAS
11 18 (2.67%) SSH
11 18 (2.67%) Wireshark
12 15 (2.22%) VoIP
13 14 (2.07%) FTP
13 14 (2.07%) Telnet
13 14 (2.07%) VPN
14 11 (1.63%) BGP
14 11 (1.63%) SSL
15 10 (1.48%) IPsec
16 8 (1.19%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 167 (24.74%) MySQL
2 57 (8.44%) SQL Server
3 30 (4.44%) Relational Database
4 28 (4.15%) Redis
5 19 (2.81%) NoSQL
5 19 (2.81%) RDBMS
6 17 (2.52%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (2.07%) InterSystems Cache
8 13 (1.93%) Hadoop
9 10 (1.48%) MariaDB
9 10 (1.48%) MongoDB
10 8 (1.19%) Big Data
11 6 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (0.74%) Amazon RDS
12 5 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (0.74%) HBase
13 4 (0.59%) DB2
13 4 (0.59%) InfluxDB
14 3 (0.44%) Aerospike
14 3 (0.44%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 45 (6.67%) JIRA
2 43 (6.37%) Jenkins
3 26 (3.85%) Subversion
4 21 (3.11%) Git (software)
5 19 (2.81%) Eclipse
6 12 (1.78%) Vagrant
7 8 (1.19%) Cucumber
8 5 (0.74%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.30%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.30%) Travis CI
11 1 (0.15%) Axure RP
11 1 (0.15%) Rational DOORS
11 1 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 61 (9.04%) Finance
2 43 (6.37%) French Language
3 42 (6.22%) German Language
4 36 (5.33%) Telecoms
5 19 (2.81%) Electronics
6 16 (2.37%) Marketing
7 14 (2.07%) Manufacturing
8 12 (1.78%) Banking
9 11 (1.63%) Games
10 7 (1.04%) Retail
11 6 (0.89%) Legal
12 4 (0.59%) Avionics
13 1 (0.15%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (16.15%) LAMP
2 51 (7.56%) Web Services
3 44 (6.52%) LEMP Stack
4 22 (3.26%) HTML
4 22 (3.26%) Middleware
5 20 (2.96%) Java EE
6 19 (2.81%) ActiveMQ
6 19 (2.81%) CSS
7 13 (1.93%) LAPP Stack
8 12 (1.78%) Ajax
9 11 (1.63%) Sensu
10 5 (0.74%) .NET
10 5 (0.74%) FreeSWITCH
10 5 (0.74%) Regular Expression
10 5 (0.74%) SOAP
11 4 (0.59%) REST
12 3 (0.44%) JMS
12 3 (0.44%) Node.js
13 2 (0.30%) RabbitMQ
13 2 (0.30%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 49 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (6.52%) Clustering
3 37 (5.48%) Data Centre
4 34 (5.04%) Contactless
5 26 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
6 24 (3.56%) Enterprise Software
7 21 (3.11%) Computer Science
8 17 (2.52%) Wiki
9 12 (1.78%) Cyberthreat
9 12 (1.78%) Mathematics
10 11 (1.63%) Enterprise Cloud
10 11 (1.63%) Private Cloud
11 10 (1.48%) Physics
11 10 (1.48%) Replication
11 10 (1.48%) Xbox
12 8 (1.19%) Fintech
12 8 (1.19%) PKI
13 7 (1.04%) Management Information System
13 7 (1.04%) Smartcard
14 6 (0.89%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 675 (100.00%) Linux
2 246 (36.44%) Windows
3 178 (26.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 170 (25.19%) Unix
5 125 (18.52%) CentOS
6 74 (10.96%) Solaris
7 59 (8.74%) Ubuntu
8 53 (7.85%) Windows Server 2008
9 45 (6.67%) Windows Server
10 43 (6.37%) Windows Server 2003
11 40 (5.93%) Windows 2000
12 32 (4.74%) Debian
13 20 (2.96%) Fedora
14 19 (2.81%) SUSE
15 13 (1.93%) Embedded Linux
16 11 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
17 9 (1.33%) VMS
18 8 (1.19%) AIX
19 6 (0.89%) Android
19 6 (0.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (24.00%) DevOps
2 120 (17.78%) ITIL
3 104 (15.41%) Software Engineering
4 94 (13.93%) Agile Software Development
5 76 (11.26%) Configuration Management
5 76 (11.26%) Scrum
6 63 (9.33%) High Availability
7 47 (6.96%) Multithreading
8 46 (6.81%) Load Balancing
9 37 (5.48%) Mentoring
9 37 (5.48%) TDD
10 36 (5.33%) Cross-Platform Development
10 36 (5.33%) Performance Tuning
11 35 (5.19%) Multithreaded Programming
11 35 (5.19%) Systems Analysis
12 30 (4.44%) Open Source
13 29 (4.30%) Information Security
14 28 (4.15%) Incident Management
15 26 (3.85%) OOP
15 26 (3.85%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 204 (30.22%) Python
2 166 (24.59%) Perl
3 135 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 121 (17.93%) Java
5 111 (16.44%) C++
6 100 (14.81%) SQL
7 92 (13.63%) PHP
8 77 (11.41%) Ruby
9 66 (9.78%) C
10 64 (9.48%) PowerShell
11 27 (4.00%) JavaScript
12 18 (2.67%) Shell Script
13 15 (2.22%) PL/SQL
14 12 (1.78%) T-SQL
15 9 (1.33%) Embedded C
16 8 (1.19%) Embedded C++
17 7 (1.04%) VBScript
18 3 (0.44%) C#
19 2 (0.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 63 (9.33%) RHCE
2 60 (8.89%) Security Cleared
3 50 (7.41%) Degree
4 41 (6.07%) RHCSA
5 35 (5.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 29 (4.30%) SC Cleared
7 26 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
8 20 (2.96%) CCNA
9 13 (1.93%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (1.48%) RHCA
11 8 (1.19%) CTC Cleared
12 7 (1.04%) CISSP
13 5 (0.74%) AWS Certification
13 5 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
13 5 (0.74%) CCNP
13 5 (0.74%) CEH
13 5 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.74%) MCSE
14 4 (0.59%) CCIE
15 3 (0.44%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.30%) QA
2 24 (3.56%) SLA
3 12 (1.78%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.59%) PA-DSS
6 2 (0.30%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 97 (14.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 64 (9.48%) Active Directory
3 43 (6.37%) VMware ESX
4 32 (4.74%) Hyper-V
5 29 (4.30%) vSphere
6 27 (4.00%) Varnish
7 22 (3.26%) VMware ESXi
8 20 (2.96%) Samba
9 17 (2.52%) Docker
9 17 (2.52%) Oracle RAC
10 15 (2.22%) Postfix
10 15 (2.22%) vCloud
11 14 (2.07%) NFS
11 14 (2.07%) Sendmail
12 13 (1.93%) KVM
13 12 (1.78%) iptables
13 12 (1.78%) Squid
14 11 (1.63%) GlusterFS
14 11 (1.63%) Virtual Servers
15 10 (1.48%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 160 (23.70%) Puppet
2 70 (10.37%) Opscode Chef
3 55 (8.15%) Nagios
4 52 (7.70%) Ansible
5 17 (2.52%) OpenAM
6 14 (2.07%) vMotion
7 12 (1.78%) Backup Exec
7 12 (1.78%) Cacti
8 11 (1.63%) Ganglia
8 11 (1.63%) OpenView
8 11 (1.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 11 (1.63%) yum
9 10 (1.48%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 10 (1.48%) Red Hat Satellite
9 10 (1.48%) WSUS
10 9 (1.33%) HAProxy
11 6 (0.89%) SCCM
12 5 (0.74%) Graphite
12 5 (0.74%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 5 (0.74%) SCSM
Vendors
1 234 (34.67%) Red Hat
2 188 (27.85%) VMware
3 109 (16.15%) Oracle
4 88 (13.04%) Cisco
5 56 (8.30%) Juniper
6 47 (6.96%) Sun
7 45 (6.67%) CheckPoint
8 40 (5.93%) F5
9 39 (5.78%) Palo Alto
10 35 (5.19%) Microsoft
11 31 (4.59%) Blue Coat
11 31 (4.59%) Crossbeam
11 31 (4.59%) HP
11 31 (4.59%) Sourcefire
12 16 (2.37%) EMC
13 15 (2.22%) NetApp
13 15 (2.22%) SAP
14 12 (1.78%) LogRhythm
14 12 (1.78%) Veeam
15 11 (1.63%) Splunk
Brighton, East Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 35k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa; 45,000 -57,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Tria Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus + IPhone + Laptop
Posted: 2 days ago
Alton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits 12.5 % Bonus + Excellent Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Optima Connections
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Parham Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + up to 15% bonus, shares & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton
TRG
Salary: 40000-45000 Per Annum Benefits Package
Posted: 18 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Zoopla Property Group Plc
Salary: Excellent benefits including bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
Surrey
TRG
Salary: 60000-75000 Per Annum Benefits Package
Posted: 24 days ago
Basingstoke
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Basingstoke
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Surrey
TRG
Salary: 45000-55000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Windsor
Client Server
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Newbury
People Source Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + 20% Shift Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago