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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 191 245 283
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 317 240 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.71% 1.16% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.77% 1.20% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 279 216 160
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +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
17914 20006 22145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.80% 97.06% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 15178 16149 17916
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +55 122 £50,000 +47.05% 13
Surrey +47 95 £53,500 +12.63% 8
East Sussex +34 33 £42,500 +39.34% 1
Hampshire -18 28 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Oxfordshire -20 16 £55,000 - 2
Buckinghamshire +25 9 £55,000 +22.22% 1
West Sussex -14 5 £27,500 -35.29% 1
Kent - 2 £48,500 -
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 27 May 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.

1 544 (100.00%) Linux
2 231 (42.46%) Python
3 193 (35.48%) VMware
4 192 (35.29%) Windows
5 175 (32.17%) Puppet
6 173 (31.80%) Perl
7 171 (31.43%) Red Hat
8 157 (28.86%) Unix
9 147 (27.02%) MySQL
10 123 (22.61%) Cisco
11 122 (22.43%) Bash Shell
12 118 (21.69%) DevOps
13 114 (20.96%) CentOS
14 112 (20.59%) Apache
15 105 (19.30%) VMware Infrastructure
16 104 (19.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 93 (17.10%) ITIL
18 91 (16.73%) Firewall
19 88 (16.18%) LAMP
20 86 (15.81%) Opscode Chef
21 80 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
22 78 (14.34%) Oracle
23 77 (14.15%) C++
23 77 (14.15%) High Availability
24 76 (13.97%) DNS
25 75 (13.79%) Java
26 74 (13.60%) TCP/IP
27 70 (12.87%) Software Engineering
28 69 (12.68%) Ruby
29 64 (11.76%) 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
1 112 (20.59%) Apache
2 59 (10.85%) Tomcat
3 47 (8.64%) JBoss
4 36 (6.62%) nginx
5 19 (3.49%) OpenStack
5 19 (3.49%) WebLogic
6 18 (3.31%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 16 (2.94%) WebSphere
8 14 (2.57%) BizTalk Server
9 13 (2.39%) IIS
10 7 (1.29%) Cloud Foundry
10 7 (1.29%) Drupal
10 7 (1.29%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (0.92%) MS Exchange
11 5 (0.92%) Node.js
12 4 (0.74%) CMS
12 4 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
13 3 (0.55%) Apache Spark
13 3 (0.55%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (2.21%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.18%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 80 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (10.29%) SaaS
3 27 (4.96%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 27 (4.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 25 (4.60%) Amazon EC2
5 21 (3.86%) Amazon S3
6 20 (3.68%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 10 (1.84%) PaaS
8 9 (1.65%) IaaS
9 6 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (1.10%) Heroku
10 1 (0.18%) Office 365
10 1 (0.18%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.18%) SoftLayer
10 1 (0.18%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 91 (16.73%) Firewall
2 76 (13.97%) DNS
3 74 (13.60%) TCP/IP
4 59 (10.85%) LDAP
5 40 (7.35%) HTTP
6 37 (6.80%) SAN
7 33 (6.07%) VoIP
8 30 (5.51%) Cisco Nexus
9 27 (4.96%) Network Security
10 19 (3.49%) NAS
10 19 (3.49%) WAN
10 19 (3.49%) Wireshark
11 16 (2.94%) SMTP
11 16 (2.94%) SSL
12 15 (2.76%) LAN
13 13 (2.39%) MPLS
13 13 (2.39%) VPN
14 9 (1.65%) DHCP
14 9 (1.65%) VLAN
15 8 (1.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (27.02%) MySQL
2 50 (9.19%) SQL Server
3 43 (7.90%) MongoDB
4 23 (4.23%) Relational Database
5 20 (3.68%) Amazon RDS
5 20 (3.68%) Apache Cassandra
6 15 (2.76%) RDBMS
6 15 (2.76%) Redis
7 13 (2.39%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (2.02%) Big Data
9 9 (1.65%) Hadoop
10 4 (0.74%) NoSQL
10 4 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.55%) GIS
11 3 (0.55%) QGIS
12 1 (0.18%) DB2
12 1 (0.18%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 49 (9.01%) Jenkins
2 41 (7.54%) Git (software)
3 33 (6.07%) Vagrant
4 29 (5.33%) TeamCity
5 23 (4.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 16 (2.94%) Subversion
7 15 (2.76%) Sonatype Nexus
8 9 (1.65%) JIRA
9 6 (1.10%) CMake
10 5 (0.92%) GCC
10 5 (0.92%) GDB
10 5 (0.92%) Hudson
11 4 (0.74%) Eclipse
11 4 (0.74%) Maven
12 3 (0.55%) Ant
13 2 (0.37%) NetBeans
14 1 (0.18%) InstallShield
14 1 (0.18%) MSI
14 1 (0.18%) Selenium
14 1 (0.18%) Travis CI
General
1 43 (7.90%) Finance
2 23 (4.23%) Manufacturing
2 23 (4.23%) Telecoms
3 16 (2.94%) German Language
4 15 (2.76%) Electronics
4 15 (2.76%) French Language
5 9 (1.65%) Advertising
6 8 (1.47%) Automotive
7 6 (1.10%) Marketing
8 5 (0.92%) Banking
8 5 (0.92%) Games
8 5 (0.92%) Retail
9 4 (0.74%) Law
10 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (16.18%) LAMP
2 43 (7.90%) Web Services
3 33 (6.07%) HTML
4 28 (5.15%) CSS
5 21 (3.86%) LEMP Stack
6 19 (3.49%) .NET
7 16 (2.94%) STL
8 15 (2.76%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 15 (2.76%) Qt
9 12 (2.21%) Ruby on Rails
10 10 (1.84%) MCollective
11 8 (1.47%) REST
12 6 (1.10%) XML
13 5 (0.92%) LAPP Stack
13 5 (0.92%) Middleware
14 3 (0.55%) AngularJS
14 3 (0.55%) libvirt
14 3 (0.55%) PostGIS
14 3 (0.55%) RFC 2833
14 3 (0.55%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 49 (9.01%) Data Centre
2 29 (5.33%) EMC VNX
3 28 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (4.41%) Computer Science
5 23 (4.23%) Clustering
6 15 (2.76%) Derivative
7 13 (2.39%) Management Information System
7 13 (2.39%) NHS
8 11 (2.02%) Replication
9 10 (1.84%) Driving Licence
9 10 (1.84%) Embedded Systems
10 7 (1.29%) Mathematics
11 6 (1.10%) Statistics
11 6 (1.10%) VCE vBlock
11 6 (1.10%) Wiki
12 5 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (0.92%) PKI
13 4 (0.74%) Hybrid Cloud
14 3 (0.55%) Cloud Native
14 3 (0.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 544 (100.00%) Linux
2 192 (35.29%) Windows
3 157 (28.86%) Unix
4 114 (20.96%) CentOS
5 104 (19.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 48 (8.82%) Windows Server
7 35 (6.43%) Solaris
8 33 (6.07%) Windows Server 2008
9 28 (5.15%) Ubuntu
10 21 (3.86%) Mac OS X
11 17 (3.13%) Debian
12 16 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
13 14 (2.57%) Windows 2000
14 11 (2.02%) Android
14 11 (2.02%) Oracle Linux
14 11 (2.02%) Windows Server 2012
15 9 (1.65%) Apple iOS
15 9 (1.65%) Fedora
16 7 (1.29%) AIX
17 5 (0.92%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (21.69%) DevOps
2 93 (17.10%) ITIL
3 77 (14.15%) High Availability
4 70 (12.87%) Software Engineering
5 59 (10.85%) Agile Software Development
6 54 (9.93%) Configuration Management
7 41 (7.54%) Incident Management
8 40 (7.35%) ITSM
8 40 (7.35%) Open Source
9 39 (7.17%) OOP
10 36 (6.62%) Service Management
11 35 (6.43%) Load Balancing
12 31 (5.70%) Multithreading
12 31 (5.70%) Performance Tuning
13 29 (5.33%) Continuous Integration
14 27 (4.96%) Service Delivery
14 27 (4.96%) TDD
15 26 (4.78%) OO
15 26 (4.78%) Scrum
16 24 (4.41%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 231 (42.46%) Python
2 173 (31.80%) Perl
3 122 (22.43%) Bash Shell
4 77 (14.15%) C++
5 75 (13.79%) Java
6 69 (12.68%) Ruby
7 64 (11.76%) PHP
8 60 (11.03%) PowerShell
9 38 (6.99%) SQL
10 34 (6.25%) JavaScript
11 33 (6.07%) C
12 24 (4.41%) Shell Script
13 11 (2.02%) Korn
14 4 (0.74%) C#
15 3 (0.55%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.55%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.37%) AWK
16 2 (0.37%) PHP 5
16 2 (0.37%) sed
17 1 (0.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 52 (9.56%) Degree
2 51 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
3 38 (6.99%) CCNA
4 35 (6.43%) Security Cleared
5 34 (6.25%) CCNP
6 33 (6.07%) RHCE
7 32 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 30 (5.51%) RHCSA
9 14 (2.57%) SC Cleared
10 9 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (1.10%) CEH
11 6 (1.10%) CISSP
11 6 (1.10%) CTC Cleared
11 6 (1.10%) EMC Certification
12 4 (0.74%) DV Cleared
12 4 (0.74%) MCP
13 3 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
13 3 (0.55%) RHCA
14 2 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.37%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.51%) SLA
2 10 (1.84%) QA
3 9 (1.65%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (1.10%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.92%) PA-DSS
7 4 (0.74%) RMADS
8 1 (0.18%) SAS 70
System Software
1 105 (19.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (7.35%) Docker
3 39 (7.17%) Active Directory
4 34 (6.25%) vSphere
5 31 (5.70%) Hyper-V
6 30 (5.51%) Squid
7 20 (3.68%) VirtualBox
8 17 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
9 12 (2.21%) VMware ESXi
10 10 (1.84%) KVM
10 10 (1.84%) qmail
11 8 (1.47%) Firmware
11 8 (1.47%) VMware ESX
11 8 (1.47%) Xen
12 7 (1.29%) XenApp
13 6 (1.10%) Samba
14 5 (0.92%) NFS
15 4 (0.74%) Postfix
16 3 (0.55%) Corosync
16 3 (0.55%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 175 (32.17%) Puppet
2 86 (15.81%) Opscode Chef
3 57 (10.48%) Ansible
4 52 (9.56%) Nagios
5 25 (4.60%) Salt
6 14 (2.57%) OpenAM
7 13 (2.39%) Backup Exec
8 12 (2.21%) Cacti
8 12 (2.21%) Ganglia
9 11 (2.02%) logstash
9 11 (2.02%) ZABBIX
10 10 (1.84%) collectd
10 10 (1.84%) Graphite
11 7 (1.29%) Cobbler
11 7 (1.29%) vMotion
12 6 (1.10%) Red Hat Satellite
13 5 (0.92%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 4 (0.74%) Linux-HA
15 3 (0.55%) cPanel
15 3 (0.55%) Ganeti
Vendors
1 193 (35.48%) VMware
2 171 (31.43%) Red Hat
3 123 (22.61%) Cisco
4 78 (14.34%) Oracle
5 49 (9.01%) Juniper
6 39 (7.17%) EMC
7 37 (6.80%) Microsoft
8 27 (4.96%) HP
9 25 (4.60%) Sun
10 24 (4.41%) F5
11 22 (4.04%) Citrix
12 14 (2.57%) CheckPoint
12 14 (2.57%) Palo Alto
12 14 (2.57%) Splunk
12 14 (2.57%) Veeam
13 12 (2.21%) Symantec
14 7 (1.29%) Blue Coat
14 7 (1.29%) Crossbeam
14 7 (1.29%) Sourcefire
15 6 (1.10%) SolarWinds
Reading, Berkshire
Tech
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Surrey
Strategic Imperatives
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Parham Consulting
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum Maximum £70,000 plus up to 20% bonus, shares a
Posted: 5 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive benefits package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Health, Life, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30k - 45k per year + Bonus & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Salt
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £37,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 7 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum, Pension, Private Medical + More!
Posted: 3 days ago
Bicester, Oxfordshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + Pension, Training Budget
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits 10% Bonus + Private Health + 6% pe
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reigate
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Guildford
Talent Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Reading
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Surrey
Talent Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Reading
greywood
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + excellent bens
Posted: 23 days ago
Guildford
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago