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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 330 340 338
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 112 115 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.55% 0.50% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.53% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 98 100 87
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,500 £65,000
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
19413 21740 21368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.33% 94.86% 95.05%
Number of salaries quoted 15730 17645 17702
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 £62,750 £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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +21 31 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Berkshire -6 24 £42,500 -3.40% 2
Oxfordshire +5 17 £50,000 +17.64% 1
East Sussex +27 15 £30,500 -12.85% 2
Surrey +9 15 £50,000 +25.00% 1
West Sussex +18 8 £42,500 +6.25%
Buckinghamshire -1 6 £45,000 +7.14%
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 217 (100.00%) Linux
2 106 (48.85%) Red Hat
3 94 (43.32%) VMware
4 85 (39.17%) Perl
5 80 (36.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 79 (36.41%) Windows
7 74 (34.10%) Oracle
8 71 (32.72%) UNIX
9 70 (32.26%) MySQL
10 65 (29.95%) Apache
11 63 (29.03%) Python
12 52 (23.96%) Security Cleared
12 52 (23.96%) CentOS
13 51 (23.50%) RHCE
14 50 (23.04%) Active Directory
15 49 (22.58%) Puppet
16 46 (21.20%) Bash Shell
16 46 (21.20%) VMware Infrastructure
16 46 (21.20%) TCP/IP
17 45 (20.74%) Nagios
18 44 (20.28%) Windows Server 2008
19 42 (19.35%) DV Cleared
20 39 (17.97%) Microsoft
21 38 (17.51%) SC Cleared
21 38 (17.51%) Tomcat
22 35 (16.13%) Clustering
23 34 (15.67%) HP
24 33 (15.21%) ITIL
25 32 (14.75%) PHP
26 29 (13.36%) Firewall

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 65 (29.95%) Apache
2 38 (17.51%) Tomcat
3 22 (10.14%) nginx
4 21 (9.68%) JBoss
5 16 (7.37%) IIS
6 11 (5.07%) Apache Solr
6 11 (5.07%) Moodle
7 10 (4.61%) Confluence
8 9 (4.15%) CMS
8 9 (4.15%) Drupal
8 9 (4.15%) Alfresco
8 9 (4.15%) WordPress
9 3 (1.38%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.92%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.92%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.92%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 13 (5.99%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.92%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 26 (11.98%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (5.99%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (5.53%) Amazon SQS
3 12 (5.53%) Amazon ELB
3 12 (5.53%) Amazon S3
3 12 (5.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 10 (4.61%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.84%) SaaS
6 2 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.92%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.46%) PaaS
7 1 (0.46%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (21.20%) TCP/IP
2 29 (13.36%) Firewall
3 25 (11.52%) DNS
3 25 (11.52%) LDAP
4 23 (10.60%) SSL
5 12 (5.53%) OpenVPN
5 12 (5.53%) SAN
6 10 (4.61%) VPN
7 9 (4.15%) HTTP
7 9 (4.15%) BIG-IP
8 7 (3.23%) DHCP
9 6 (2.76%) Fibre Channel
9 6 (2.76%) FTP
10 5 (2.30%) OSPF
10 5 (2.30%) BGP
11 4 (1.84%) Wireless
12 3 (1.38%) WAN
12 3 (1.38%) SMTP
12 3 (1.38%) LAN
12 3 (1.38%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (32.26%) MySQL
2 26 (11.98%) SQL Server
3 13 (5.99%) Redis
4 12 (5.53%) Amazon RDS
5 9 (4.15%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (4.15%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.84%) MariaDB
7 2 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.92%) DB2
7 2 (0.92%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.92%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.92%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.46%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 15 (6.91%) Git (software)
2 14 (6.45%) Subversion
3 10 (4.61%) JIRA
3 10 (4.61%) Jenkins
4 6 (2.76%) TeamCity
5 4 (1.84%) GNU Toolchain
6 1 (0.46%) Gerrit
General
1 11 (5.07%) Finance
2 10 (4.61%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.84%) Banking
4 3 (1.38%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.99%) Web Services
2 11 (5.07%) OAuth
3 6 (2.76%) HTML
4 5 (2.30%) CSS
5 4 (1.84%) WebGL
5 4 (1.84%) HTML5
5 4 (1.84%) CSS3
5 4 (1.84%) .NET
5 4 (1.84%) POSIX
6 2 (0.92%) Software Packaging
6 2 (0.92%) LAMP
6 2 (0.92%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.46%) FreeSWITCH
7 1 (0.46%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (0.46%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 35 (16.13%) Clustering
2 20 (9.22%) Derivative
2 20 (9.22%) Data Centre
3 12 (5.53%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (5.07%) E-Learning
4 11 (5.07%) Learning Management System
5 7 (3.23%) Wiki
6 6 (2.76%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.76%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.30%) Replication
7 5 (2.30%) Device Driver
7 5 (2.30%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.84%) Streaming Media
8 4 (1.84%) IPTV
8 4 (1.84%) Streaming Video
8 4 (1.84%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (1.84%) User Experience
8 4 (1.84%) Raspberry Pi
9 2 (0.92%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.46%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 217 (100.00%) Linux
2 80 (36.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 79 (36.41%) Windows
4 71 (32.72%) UNIX
5 52 (23.96%) CentOS
6 44 (20.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 27 (12.44%) Ubuntu
7 27 (12.44%) Solaris
8 22 (10.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 20 (9.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 20 (9.22%) Oracle Linux
10 14 (6.45%) Debian
11 12 (5.53%) Amazon Linux
12 7 (3.23%) SUSE
13 6 (2.76%) Android
13 6 (2.76%) Apple iOS
13 6 (2.76%) Fedora
14 5 (2.30%) Embedded Linux
15 2 (0.92%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.92%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (15.21%) ITIL
2 26 (11.98%) DevOps
3 22 (10.14%) Service Delivery
3 22 (10.14%) Load Balancing
4 21 (9.68%) Open Source
5 20 (9.22%) Security Management
5 20 (9.22%) Software Testing
5 20 (9.22%) Server Building
6 19 (8.76%) Migration
7 16 (7.37%) Incident Management
8 15 (6.91%) Network Design
9 12 (5.53%) Server Hardening
10 10 (4.61%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (4.15%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (3.69%) Disaster Recovery
13 7 (3.23%) Technical Analysis
13 7 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
13 7 (3.23%) Software Engineering
14 6 (2.76%) Service Management
15 5 (2.30%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 85 (39.17%) Perl
2 63 (29.03%) Python
3 46 (21.20%) Bash Shell
4 32 (14.75%) PHP
5 26 (11.98%) Shell Script
6 17 (7.83%) Ruby
7 16 (7.37%) SQL
8 15 (6.91%) C++
9 13 (5.99%) C
10 12 (5.53%) Java
11 9 (4.15%) PowerShell
12 6 (2.76%) JavaScript
13 4 (1.84%) Embedded C++
14 3 (1.38%) Embedded C
14 3 (1.38%) Korn
15 1 (0.46%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 52 (23.96%) Security Cleared
2 51 (23.50%) RHCE
3 42 (19.35%) DV Cleared
4 38 (17.51%) SC Cleared
5 22 (10.14%) RHCSA
6 20 (9.22%) Degree
7 4 (1.84%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (0.92%) MCP
9 1 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.46%) SCSA
9 1 (0.46%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.46%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.53%) PCI DSS
2 8 (3.69%) SLA
3 6 (2.76%) QA
4 1 (0.46%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 50 (23.04%) Active Directory
2 46 (21.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (9.68%) vSphere
4 20 (9.22%) KVM
5 18 (8.29%) Samba
6 11 (5.07%) VMware ESX
7 3 (1.38%) Hyper-V
7 3 (1.38%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.38%) Squid
8 2 (0.92%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.92%) qmail
8 2 (0.92%) NFS
9 1 (0.46%) iptables
9 1 (0.46%) Postfix
9 1 (0.46%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.46%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.46%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 49 (22.58%) Puppet
2 45 (20.74%) Nagios
3 25 (11.52%) Opscode Chef
4 22 (10.14%) Plesk
4 22 (10.14%) cPanel
5 16 (7.37%) Webmin
6 12 (5.53%) logstash
7 10 (4.61%) ZABBIX
8 9 (4.15%) Ansible
9 8 (3.69%) Cacti
10 4 (1.84%) EMC NetWorker
11 3 (1.38%) NetBackup
12 2 (0.92%) SCCM
12 2 (0.92%) Red Hat Satellite
12 2 (0.92%) Oracle RMAN
12 2 (0.92%) OpenAM
13 1 (0.46%) Vagrant
13 1 (0.46%) vMotion
13 1 (0.46%) Linux-HA
13 1 (0.46%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 106 (48.85%) Red Hat
2 94 (43.32%) VMware
3 74 (34.10%) Oracle
4 39 (17.97%) Microsoft
5 34 (15.67%) HP
6 26 (11.98%) Sun
7 22 (10.14%) Cisco
8 9 (4.15%) hybris
9 8 (3.69%) Rackspace
10 7 (3.23%) EMC
11 6 (2.76%) Symantec
12 3 (1.38%) Atlassian
13 2 (0.92%) Google
13 2 (0.92%) Sybase
13 2 (0.92%) IBM
13 2 (0.92%) NetApp
14 1 (0.46%) New Relic
14 1 (0.46%) Veritas
14 1 (0.46%) Dell
14 1 (0.46%) Juniper
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Posted: 3 hours ago
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Posted: 5 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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