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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 373 330 370
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 70 114 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.34% 0.50% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.53% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 67 104 71
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,600 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -10.11%
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
19689 21521 20964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.94% 95.02% 95.07%
Number of salaries quoted 16229 17194 17286
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 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Hampshire +13 24 £42,500 -22.72% 2
Berkshire -14 15 £42,500 - 5
Surrey +1 13 £56,250 +40.62% 2
East Sussex +22 9 £30,500 -39.00%
Oxfordshire +7 7 £42,500 - 3
West Sussex +3 5 £42,500 +4.65%
Kent +8 2 £36,000 -
Buckinghamshire +2 1 £55,000 +29.41%
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 186 (100.00%) Linux
2 101 (54.30%) Red Hat
3 80 (43.01%) Perl
4 76 (40.86%) VMware
5 67 (36.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 66 (35.48%) UNIX
7 64 (34.41%) Windows
7 64 (34.41%) Python
8 58 (31.18%) Oracle
9 54 (29.03%) Apache
10 51 (27.42%) Bash Shell
11 50 (26.88%) Puppet
12 48 (25.81%) TCP/IP
12 48 (25.81%) Active Directory
12 48 (25.81%) MySQL
13 46 (24.73%) CentOS
14 41 (22.04%) Tomcat
15 40 (21.51%) RHCE
16 37 (19.89%) Nagios
17 35 (18.82%) Security Cleared
18 34 (18.28%) Windows Server 2008
19 32 (17.20%) VMware Infrastructure
19 32 (17.20%) ITIL
20 31 (16.67%) DV Cleared
21 28 (15.05%) PHP
22 27 (14.52%) Solaris
22 27 (14.52%) Microsoft
22 27 (14.52%) DevOps
23 26 (13.98%) Ubuntu
24 25 (13.44%) LDAP

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 54 (29.03%) Apache
2 41 (22.04%) Tomcat
3 19 (10.22%) JBoss
4 13 (6.99%) Apache Solr
5 12 (6.45%) Moodle
6 9 (4.84%) Confluence
6 9 (4.84%) nginx
7 6 (3.23%) CMS
7 6 (3.23%) Drupal
7 6 (3.23%) Alfresco
7 6 (3.23%) WordPress
8 5 (2.69%) OpenStack
9 4 (2.15%) WebLogic
10 2 (1.08%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (1.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (1.08%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.54%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (2.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.08%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (9.14%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (5.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.69%) SaaS
4 2 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.08%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.08%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (1.08%) Joyent
4 2 (1.08%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.54%) IaaS
5 1 (0.54%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (25.81%) TCP/IP
2 25 (13.44%) LDAP
3 22 (11.83%) DNS
4 21 (11.29%) Firewall
5 13 (6.99%) BIG-IP
6 12 (6.45%) SSL
7 11 (5.91%) HTTP
8 10 (5.38%) Fibre Channel
9 9 (4.84%) VPN
9 9 (4.84%) SAN
10 7 (3.76%) SMTP
11 6 (3.23%) DHCP
11 6 (3.23%) FTP
12 5 (2.69%) OSPF
12 5 (2.69%) BGP
13 4 (2.15%) Wireless
13 4 (2.15%) Internet
14 3 (1.61%) NAS
14 3 (1.61%) WAN
14 3 (1.61%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (25.81%) MySQL
2 6 (3.23%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.15%) MariaDB
4 3 (1.61%) Redis
4 3 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.08%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.08%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.54%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 16 (8.60%) Git (software)
2 15 (8.06%) Subversion
3 9 (4.84%) JIRA
3 9 (4.84%) Jenkins
4 6 (3.23%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.08%) GNU Toolchain
6 1 (0.54%) Gerrit
General
1 12 (6.45%) Finance
2 5 (2.69%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.61%) Banking
4 2 (1.08%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.45%) HTML
1 12 (6.45%) OAuth
2 11 (5.91%) CSS
3 8 (4.30%) Web Services
4 7 (3.76%) Ruby on Rails
5 6 (3.23%) LAMP
6 4 (2.15%) HTML5
6 4 (2.15%) WebGL
6 4 (2.15%) CSS3
7 2 (1.08%) POSIX
7 2 (1.08%) .NET
7 2 (1.08%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.37%) Clustering
2 16 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (7.53%) Derivative
4 13 (6.99%) Data Centre
5 12 (6.45%) E-Learning
5 12 (6.45%) Learning Management System
6 7 (3.76%) Wiki
7 6 (3.23%) Embedded Systems
8 5 (2.69%) Computer Science
8 5 (2.69%) Device Driver
9 4 (2.15%) Streaming Video
9 4 (2.15%) Streaming Media
9 4 (2.15%) IPTV
9 4 (2.15%) Raspberry Pi
10 2 (1.08%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.54%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.54%) User Experience
11 1 (0.54%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 186 (100.00%) Linux
2 67 (36.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 66 (35.48%) UNIX
4 64 (34.41%) Windows
5 46 (24.73%) CentOS
6 34 (18.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 27 (14.52%) Solaris
8 26 (13.98%) Ubuntu
9 17 (9.14%) Windows Server 2003
10 16 (8.60%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (7.53%) Oracle Linux
12 13 (6.99%) Debian
13 10 (5.38%) Fedora
14 7 (3.76%) Embedded Linux
15 6 (3.23%) SUSE
16 2 (1.08%) AIX
16 2 (1.08%) Windows 8
16 2 (1.08%) Amazon Linux
16 2 (1.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (17.20%) ITIL
2 27 (14.52%) DevOps
3 16 (8.60%) Load Balancing
4 14 (7.53%) Software Testing
4 14 (7.53%) Open Source
4 14 (7.53%) Service Delivery
4 14 (7.53%) Security Management
4 14 (7.53%) Migration
4 14 (7.53%) Server Building
5 13 (6.99%) Network Design
6 11 (5.91%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (4.84%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (4.30%) Software Engineering
9 6 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (2.69%) Configuration Management
11 4 (2.15%) Incident Management
11 4 (2.15%) Service Management
12 3 (1.61%) Network Monitoring
12 3 (1.61%) PRINCE2
13 2 (1.08%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 80 (43.01%) Perl
2 64 (34.41%) Python
3 51 (27.42%) Bash Shell
4 28 (15.05%) PHP
5 23 (12.37%) Ruby
6 22 (11.83%) Java
7 20 (10.75%) Shell Script
8 17 (9.14%) C++
9 14 (7.53%) C
10 12 (6.45%) JavaScript
11 11 (5.91%) Korn
11 11 (5.91%) PowerShell
12 6 (3.23%) SQL
13 5 (2.69%) Embedded C++
14 3 (1.61%) Embedded C
15 1 (0.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 40 (21.51%) RHCE
2 35 (18.82%) Security Cleared
3 31 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 23 (12.37%) SC Cleared
5 18 (9.68%) Degree
6 16 (8.60%) RHCSA
7 2 (1.08%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.54%) SCSA
8 1 (0.54%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.54%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.45%) PCI DSS
2 6 (3.23%) QA
3 5 (2.69%) SLA
4 1 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.54%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 48 (25.81%) Active Directory
2 32 (17.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (8.06%) Samba
4 13 (6.99%) vSphere
5 10 (5.38%) KVM
6 5 (2.69%) Squid
7 4 (2.15%) qmail
8 3 (1.61%) VMware ESX
9 2 (1.08%) Firmware
9 2 (1.08%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (1.08%) iptables
9 2 (1.08%) NFS
10 1 (0.54%) Postfix
10 1 (0.54%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.54%) VMFS
10 1 (0.54%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 50 (26.88%) Puppet
2 37 (19.89%) Nagios
3 15 (8.06%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (6.99%) ZABBIX
5 11 (5.91%) Ansible
6 8 (4.30%) Cacti
7 7 (3.76%) Plesk
7 7 (3.76%) cPanel
8 2 (1.08%) logstash
8 2 (1.08%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (1.08%) SCCM
8 2 (1.08%) OpenAM
8 2 (1.08%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (1.08%) Cobbler
9 1 (0.54%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.54%) SELinux
9 1 (0.54%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.54%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.54%) yum
9 1 (0.54%) Webmin
Vendors
1 101 (54.30%) Red Hat
2 76 (40.86%) VMware
3 58 (31.18%) Oracle
4 27 (14.52%) Microsoft
5 24 (12.90%) Sun
6 22 (11.83%) HP
7 16 (8.60%) Cisco
8 12 (6.45%) hybris
9 10 (5.38%) Rackspace
10 3 (1.61%) EMC
11 2 (1.08%) NetApp
11 2 (1.08%) Symantec
11 2 (1.08%) Google
11 2 (1.08%) Atlassian
12 1 (0.54%) Veeam
12 1 (0.54%) New Relic
12 1 (0.54%) Veritas
12 1 (0.54%) SAP
12 1 (0.54%) Dell
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