The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 339 347 313
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 114 92 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.47% 0.41% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.43% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 93 79 125
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £61,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.25% -
Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22768 21308 23387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.70% 94.93% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 18193 17655 20251
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Linux Engineer
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +25 53 £42,000 +20.00% 3
Oxfordshire -3 26 £52,500 +50.00%
Surrey -6 16 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Hampshire -5 11 £39,500 +12.85%
Buckinghamshire -4 6 £42,000 +5.00%
West Sussex - 5 £40,000 -
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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
2 126 (57.53%) Red Hat
3 70 (31.96%) Python
4 67 (30.59%) Perl
5 66 (30.14%) MySQL
5 66 (30.14%) VMware
6 65 (29.68%) CentOS
7 47 (21.46%) Windows
8 46 (21.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 43 (19.63%) Ubuntu
10 42 (19.18%) Apache
10 42 (19.18%) SQL Server
11 41 (18.72%) Open Source
12 40 (18.26%) Bash Shell
12 40 (18.26%) PHP
12 40 (18.26%) VMware Infrastructure
13 37 (16.89%) TCP/IP
14 36 (16.44%) Puppet
15 35 (15.98%) UNIX
16 33 (15.07%) IIS
16 33 (15.07%) Microsoft
16 33 (15.07%) Disaster Recovery
17 32 (14.61%) Shell Script
17 32 (14.61%) Plesk
18 31 (14.16%) Degree
19 30 (13.70%) MS Excel
19 30 (13.70%) nginx
19 30 (13.70%) Opscode Chef
20 28 (12.79%) Drupal
21 27 (12.33%) Alfresco

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 42 (19.18%) Apache
2 33 (15.07%) IIS
3 30 (13.70%) nginx
4 28 (12.79%) Drupal
5 27 (12.33%) Alfresco
5 27 (12.33%) WordPress
5 27 (12.33%) CMS
6 19 (8.68%) Tomcat
7 6 (2.74%) Apache Solr
8 4 (1.83%) Jetty
9 3 (1.37%) Node.js
10 2 (0.91%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.91%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.46%) Confluence
11 1 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.46%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.46%) SAS
11 1 (0.46%) WebLogic
Applications
1 30 (13.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.46%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.31%) SaaS
2 12 (5.48%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (4.57%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (3.65%) Amazon ELB
4 8 (3.65%) Route 53
5 4 (1.83%) PaaS
6 2 (0.91%) IaaS
6 2 (0.91%) Heroku
6 2 (0.91%) Engine Yard
7 1 (0.46%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.46%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 37 (16.89%) TCP/IP
2 26 (11.87%) DNS
3 21 (9.59%) SAN
4 20 (9.13%) Firewall
5 19 (8.68%) FTP
6 17 (7.76%) HTTP
7 13 (5.94%) Internet
8 12 (5.48%) SMTP
9 10 (4.57%) VPN
9 10 (4.57%) OSPF
9 10 (4.57%) BGP
10 9 (4.11%) SSL
11 6 (2.74%) BIG-IP
12 4 (1.83%) LDAP
12 4 (1.83%) PSTN
12 4 (1.83%) SNMP
12 4 (1.83%) tcpdump
13 3 (1.37%) NAS
13 3 (1.37%) VLAN
14 2 (0.91%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (30.14%) MySQL
2 42 (19.18%) SQL Server
3 20 (9.13%) SQL Server 2005
3 20 (9.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (3.65%) Amazon RDS
5 6 (2.74%) Relational Database
5 6 (2.74%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.28%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (1.37%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.91%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.91%) Big Data
8 2 (0.91%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.91%) Redis
8 2 (0.91%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 13 (5.94%) GCC
2 9 (4.11%) GNU Toolchain
2 9 (4.11%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.74%) Subversion
3 6 (2.74%) BitKeeper
4 4 (1.83%) Metasploit
5 3 (1.37%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.46%) FishEye
7 1 (0.46%) Gerrit
7 1 (0.46%) Gradle
7 1 (0.46%) Ant
7 1 (0.46%) Maven
7 1 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.46%) JIRA
General
1 18 (8.22%) Finance
2 9 (4.11%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.65%) Advertising
4 7 (3.20%) Games
5 6 (2.74%) Retail
6 4 (1.83%) Online Betting
7 3 (1.37%) Electronics
8 2 (0.91%) Marketing
9 1 (0.46%) Automotive
9 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.46%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.94%) Web Services
2 11 (5.02%) COM
3 9 (4.11%) POSIX
4 6 (2.74%) ActiveMQ
5 5 (2.28%) LAMP
6 4 (1.83%) XML
7 3 (1.37%) MCollective
8 2 (0.91%) .NET
8 2 (0.91%) J2EE
8 2 (0.91%) CSS
9 1 (0.46%) Memcached
9 1 (0.46%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 1 (0.46%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (0.46%) ZeroMQ
9 1 (0.46%) Middleware
9 1 (0.46%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.46%) Django
9 1 (0.46%) WCF
9 1 (0.46%) WPF
9 1 (0.46%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 41 (18.72%) Open Source
2 27 (12.33%) Management Information System
3 17 (7.76%) Clustering
4 8 (3.65%) Client/Server
5 7 (3.20%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.74%) Replication
7 5 (2.28%) Visualisation
7 5 (2.28%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (1.83%) Online Games
8 4 (1.83%) Device Driver
8 4 (1.83%) Social Media
9 2 (0.91%) Cryptography
9 2 (0.91%) EMV
9 2 (0.91%) EFT
9 2 (0.91%) Firmware
10 1 (0.46%) EqualLogic
10 1 (0.46%) DTV
10 1 (0.46%) VHDL
10 1 (0.46%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 219 (100.00%) Linux
2 65 (29.68%) CentOS
3 47 (21.46%) Windows
4 46 (21.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 43 (19.63%) Ubuntu
6 35 (15.98%) UNIX
7 20 (9.13%) Debian
8 14 (6.39%) SUSE
9 7 (3.20%) Solaris
10 6 (2.74%) VMS
10 6 (2.74%) FreeBSD
11 5 (2.28%) AIX
11 5 (2.28%) Embedded Linux
12 4 (1.83%) Scientific Linux
13 1 (0.46%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.46%) HPUX
13 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (15.07%) Disaster Recovery
2 24 (10.96%) Asset Management
3 23 (10.50%) Business Continuity
3 23 (10.50%) Computer Security
3 23 (10.50%) Stress Testing
3 23 (10.50%) BCP
3 23 (10.50%) Business Continuity Planning
4 22 (10.05%) Load Balancing
5 21 (9.59%) Migration
6 16 (7.31%) Investment Management
7 14 (6.39%) Performance Tuning
8 13 (5.94%) Software Engineering
9 12 (5.48%) Configuration Management
9 12 (5.48%) Performance Analysis
10 11 (5.02%) Capacity Management
11 9 (4.11%) Database Tuning
11 9 (4.11%) Capacity Planning
11 9 (4.11%) Project Management
12 8 (3.65%) Problem Management
12 8 (3.65%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 70 (31.96%) Python
2 67 (30.59%) Perl
3 40 (18.26%) Bash Shell
3 40 (18.26%) PHP
4 32 (14.61%) Shell Script
5 26 (11.87%) Ruby
6 25 (11.42%) C
7 21 (9.59%) C++
8 20 (9.13%) SQL
9 15 (6.85%) Java
10 7 (3.20%) sed
10 7 (3.20%) AWK
11 3 (1.37%) C#
12 2 (0.91%) Korn
12 2 (0.91%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.91%) Embedded C
12 2 (0.91%) Embedded C++
12 2 (0.91%) Scala
13 1 (0.46%) Clojure
13 1 (0.46%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 31 (14.16%) Degree
2 26 (11.87%) RHCE
3 11 (5.02%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (2.28%) HND
5 4 (1.83%) CEH
5 4 (1.83%) CISSP
5 4 (1.83%) OSCP
5 4 (1.83%) OSCE
6 2 (0.91%) CCNA
7 1 (0.46%) PhD
7 1 (0.46%) CCNP
7 1 (0.46%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.76%) SLA
2 15 (6.85%) QA
3 9 (4.11%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.83%) HIPAA
System Software
1 40 (18.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (9.13%) vSphere
3 14 (6.39%) VMware ESX
4 12 (5.48%) KVM
5 9 (4.11%) NFS
5 9 (4.11%) Xen
6 6 (2.74%) XenServer
7 4 (1.83%) Snort
7 4 (1.83%) Nmap
7 4 (1.83%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 4 (1.83%) Hyper-V
8 3 (1.37%) Active Directory
9 1 (0.46%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.46%) Gluster
9 1 (0.46%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 36 (16.44%) Puppet
2 32 (14.61%) Plesk
3 30 (13.70%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (5.02%) Nagios
5 5 (2.28%) Cobbler
5 5 (2.28%) NetBackup
6 4 (1.83%) Nessus
6 4 (1.83%) Zenoss
7 3 (1.37%) YUM
7 3 (1.37%) Vagrant
7 3 (1.37%) ZABBIX
7 3 (1.37%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 1 (0.46%) CFEngine
8 1 (0.46%) collectd
8 1 (0.46%) Ansible
8 1 (0.46%) Cacti
8 1 (0.46%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 126 (57.53%) Red Hat
2 66 (30.14%) VMware
3 33 (15.07%) Microsoft
4 20 (9.13%) Salesforce.com
5 19 (8.68%) Oracle
6 16 (7.31%) Cisco
7 6 (2.74%) Citrix
8 5 (2.28%) Hitachi
8 5 (2.28%) JBoss
9 4 (1.83%) Veritas
9 4 (1.83%) Sophos
9 4 (1.83%) Imperva
10 3 (1.37%) hybris
10 3 (1.37%) F5
10 3 (1.37%) Symantec
10 3 (1.37%) IBM
10 3 (1.37%) Blue Coat
11 2 (0.91%) NetApp
11 2 (0.91%) Rackspace
12 1 (0.46%) Infoblox
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