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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 344 316 350
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 103 103 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.50% 0.51% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.54% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 96 76 85
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +10.00%
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
19809 19148 20813
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.58% 94.69% 95.24%
Number of salaries quoted 16141 15338 18097
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,000 £62,500
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 23 January 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 23 January 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
Surrey -4 41 £47,500 -15.17% 4
Berkshire +7 40 £45,000 - 5
Hampshire -5 11 £45,000 +20.00% 1
West Sussex - 8 £37,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 £30,000 -
East Sussex - 2 - -
Oxfordshire -30 1 £30,000 -42.85% 2
Sussex - 1 £37,500 -
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 224 (100.00%) Linux
2 92 (41.07%) VMware
3 91 (40.63%) Red Hat
4 74 (33.04%) MySQL
5 66 (29.46%) UNIX
6 63 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
7 62 (27.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 59 (26.34%) Windows
9 57 (25.45%) Apache
10 56 (25.00%) Python
11 53 (23.66%) Perl
12 39 (17.41%) Puppet
13 34 (15.18%) Firewall
13 34 (15.18%) Bash Shell
14 33 (14.73%) PHP
14 33 (14.73%) CentOS
15 31 (13.84%) Ubuntu
16 29 (12.95%) Oracle
16 29 (12.95%) Microsoft
16 29 (12.95%) Shell Script
17 28 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
17 28 (12.50%) vSphere
18 27 (12.05%) Open Source
18 27 (12.05%) nginx
18 27 (12.05%) SQL Server
19 26 (11.61%) TCP/IP
20 25 (11.16%) Amazon EC2
20 25 (11.16%) Plesk
20 25 (11.16%) cPanel
21 24 (10.71%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 57 (25.45%) Apache
2 27 (12.05%) nginx
3 24 (10.71%) Tomcat
4 23 (10.27%) IIS
5 14 (6.25%) Apache Solr
6 7 (3.13%) WordPress
6 7 (3.13%) Alfresco
6 7 (3.13%) Drupal
7 5 (2.23%) CMS
7 5 (2.23%) JBoss
8 2 (0.89%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.45%) Confluence
9 1 (0.45%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.45%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (0.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 20 (8.93%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.23%) MS Office
3 2 (0.89%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 28 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (11.16%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (4.91%) SaaS
4 9 (4.02%) Amazon SQS
4 9 (4.02%) Amazon ELB
4 9 (4.02%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.89%) PaaS
5 2 (0.89%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (15.18%) Firewall
2 26 (11.61%) TCP/IP
3 21 (9.38%) DNS
4 18 (8.04%) SSL
5 13 (5.80%) HTTP
6 11 (4.91%) VoLTE
6 11 (4.91%) 4G
6 11 (4.91%) LTE
6 11 (4.91%) BIG-IP
7 10 (4.46%) SMTP
8 9 (4.02%) OpenVPN
8 9 (4.02%) SAN
9 7 (3.13%) VPN
9 7 (3.13%) LDAP
10 5 (2.23%) SNMP
11 4 (1.79%) LAN
11 4 (1.79%) WAN
12 3 (1.34%) tcpdump
12 3 (1.34%) Ethereal
12 3 (1.34%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (33.04%) MySQL
2 27 (12.05%) SQL Server
3 9 (4.02%) Amazon RDS
3 9 (4.02%) Redis
4 8 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.79%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.34%) DB2
7 2 (0.89%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.89%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.45%) Big Data
8 1 (0.45%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.45%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.68%) Subversion
3 2 (0.89%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.45%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.45%) GNU Toolchain
4 1 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.45%) JIRA
General
1 22 (9.82%) Telecoms
2 21 (9.38%) Finance
3 12 (5.36%) Manufacturing
4 11 (4.91%) Multimedia
4 11 (4.91%) Electronics
5 7 (3.13%) Banking
6 5 (2.23%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.79%) Advertising
8 3 (1.34%) Games
9 2 (0.89%) Retail
10 1 (0.45%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.04%) Web Services
2 8 (3.57%) ActiveMQ
3 5 (2.23%) LAMP
4 3 (1.34%) .NET
5 2 (0.89%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.89%) FreeSWITCH
6 1 (0.45%) libvirt
6 1 (0.45%) Memcached
6 1 (0.45%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.45%) YAML
6 1 (0.45%) Middleware
6 1 (0.45%) POSIX
6 1 (0.45%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 27 (12.05%) Open Source
2 14 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 11 (4.91%) Visualisation
3 11 (4.91%) Clustering
3 11 (4.91%) Derivative
4 10 (4.46%) Computer Science
4 10 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (4.46%) Embedded Systems
5 8 (3.57%) Digital Media
6 5 (2.23%) Replication
7 4 (1.79%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.89%) iSeries
8 2 (0.89%) PKI
8 2 (0.89%) User Experience
9 1 (0.45%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.45%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 224 (100.00%) Linux
2 66 (29.46%) UNIX
3 62 (27.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 59 (26.34%) Windows
5 33 (14.73%) CentOS
6 31 (13.84%) Ubuntu
7 20 (8.93%) Solaris
8 18 (8.04%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (7.59%) Debian
10 12 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (4.91%) Oracle Linux
12 9 (4.02%) Amazon Linux
13 8 (3.57%) SUSE
14 6 (2.68%) AIX
14 6 (2.68%) Android
14 6 (2.68%) Apple iOS
15 3 (1.34%) Fedora
15 3 (1.34%) Embedded Linux
15 3 (1.34%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (1.34%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (9.38%) Service Delivery
1 21 (9.38%) DevOps
2 20 (8.93%) ITIL
3 16 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
4 15 (6.70%) Migration
5 14 (6.25%) Software Testing
5 14 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (6.25%) Technical Analysis
6 11 (4.91%) Incident Management
6 11 (4.91%) Security Management
7 10 (4.46%) Load Balancing
8 9 (4.02%) Configuration Management
9 8 (3.57%) Software Engineering
9 8 (3.57%) Infrastructure Management
10 7 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
11 6 (2.68%) Workflow
12 5 (2.23%) Time Management
13 4 (1.79%) Service Management
13 4 (1.79%) Root Cause Analysis
13 4 (1.79%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 56 (25.00%) Python
2 53 (23.66%) Perl
3 34 (15.18%) Bash Shell
4 33 (14.73%) PHP
5 29 (12.95%) Shell Script
6 24 (10.71%) Ruby
7 20 (8.93%) Java
8 18 (8.04%) C
9 14 (6.25%) C++
9 14 (6.25%) SQL
10 8 (3.57%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.89%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 20 (8.93%) SC Cleared
3 18 (8.04%) RHCE
4 17 (7.59%) Degree
5 16 (7.14%) DV Cleared
6 12 (5.36%) CCNA
6 12 (5.36%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (5.36%) RHCSA
7 11 (4.91%) RHCA
8 1 (0.45%) SCSA
8 1 (0.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.45%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.45%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.14%) PCI DSS
2 7 (3.13%) SLA
3 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 63 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (12.50%) vSphere
3 17 (7.59%) KVM
4 12 (5.36%) Hyper-V
5 11 (4.91%) VMware ESX
6 9 (4.02%) Active Directory
7 6 (2.68%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.79%) Samba
9 3 (1.34%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (0.89%) Squid
11 1 (0.45%) Ceph
11 1 (0.45%) Varnish
11 1 (0.45%) QEMU
11 1 (0.45%) Dovecot
11 1 (0.45%) Kamailio
11 1 (0.45%) Xen
11 1 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.45%) Postfix
11 1 (0.45%) Sendmail
11 1 (0.45%) NFS
Systems Management
1 39 (17.41%) Puppet
2 25 (11.16%) Plesk
2 25 (11.16%) cPanel
3 21 (9.38%) Webmin
4 18 (8.04%) Nagios
5 17 (7.59%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (4.02%) logstash
7 4 (1.79%) NetBackup
8 3 (1.34%) Zenoss
9 2 (0.89%) Netcool
9 2 (0.89%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.89%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (0.89%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.45%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.45%) OpenAM
10 1 (0.45%) Ganeti
10 1 (0.45%) CFEngine
10 1 (0.45%) SCCM
10 1 (0.45%) Control-M
10 1 (0.45%) AppManager
Vendors
1 92 (41.07%) VMware
2 91 (40.63%) Red Hat
3 29 (12.95%) Oracle
3 29 (12.95%) Microsoft
4 19 (8.48%) HP
5 13 (5.80%) Cisco
6 8 (3.57%) Sun
6 8 (3.57%) hybris
7 5 (2.23%) IBM
7 5 (2.23%) Fidessa
8 4 (1.79%) EMC
9 3 (1.34%) F5
9 3 (1.34%) Blue Coat
9 3 (1.34%) WatchGuard
9 3 (1.34%) SonicWALL
9 3 (1.34%) Symantec
9 3 (1.34%) Websense
9 3 (1.34%) Clearswift
9 3 (1.34%) Juniper
10 2 (0.89%) Sybase
Camberley, Surrey
IT Connections
Salary: to £26,000 + 20% Shift (£31K)
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 28,000 - 33,000 depending on skills
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Quant Capital
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Bonus and great package
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £41000 - £42000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, South East, United Kingdom
Oxford Asset Management
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 8 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
OxFORD Asset Management
Salary: Competitive salary alongside flexible benefits package.
Posted: 10 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Sopra Steria
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago