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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 376 350 332
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 62 103 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 0.46% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.49% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 58 95 91
Average salary £42,500 £41,555 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -7.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,100 £30,350 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
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
19717 21123 20195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.62% 94.88% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 16358 16603 16647
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 £60,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 21 £36,000 -20.00% 4
Berkshire -7 19 £50,250 +43.57% 1
Surrey -7 8 £55,000 +41.93% 2
East Sussex +7 6 £42,500 -19.04%
Oxfordshire +4 4 £35,000 -17.64% 2
West Sussex -6 4 £42,500 +4.65%
Kent +2 2 £36,000 -
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 175 (100.00%) Linux
2 96 (54.86%) Red Hat
3 79 (45.14%) Perl
4 76 (43.43%) VMware
5 74 (42.29%) Python
6 68 (38.86%) UNIX
7 63 (36.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 57 (32.57%) Bash Shell
9 52 (29.71%) Puppet
10 51 (29.14%) Apache
11 50 (28.57%) Windows
11 50 (28.57%) MySQL
12 49 (28.00%) CentOS
13 47 (26.86%) Oracle
14 42 (24.00%) TCP/IP
15 41 (23.43%) Nagios
16 40 (22.86%) Active Directory
17 36 (20.57%) VMware Infrastructure
18 33 (18.86%) Tomcat
19 31 (17.71%) RHCE
20 30 (17.14%) Ubuntu
21 28 (16.00%) ITIL
21 28 (16.00%) Java
21 28 (16.00%) Ruby
22 27 (15.43%) Security Cleared
22 27 (15.43%) DevOps
22 27 (15.43%) DNS
23 25 (14.29%) Microsoft
23 25 (14.29%) PHP
23 25 (14.29%) Solaris

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 51 (29.14%) Apache
2 33 (18.86%) Tomcat
3 17 (9.71%) JBoss
4 12 (6.86%) Moodle
5 11 (6.29%) Apache Solr
6 10 (5.71%) nginx
7 8 (4.57%) OpenStack
8 7 (4.00%) Confluence
9 6 (3.43%) WebLogic
9 6 (3.43%) CMS
9 6 (3.43%) Drupal
9 6 (3.43%) Alfresco
9 6 (3.43%) WordPress
10 1 (0.57%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (1.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.71%) SaaS
3 3 (1.71%) Joyent
4 2 (1.14%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.57%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.57%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.57%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 42 (24.00%) TCP/IP
2 27 (15.43%) DNS
3 23 (13.14%) LDAP
4 15 (8.57%) SMTP
4 15 (8.57%) HTTP
4 15 (8.57%) Firewall
5 11 (6.29%) BIG-IP
5 11 (6.29%) SSL
6 10 (5.71%) Internet
6 10 (5.71%) Fibre Channel
7 7 (4.00%) VPN
8 6 (3.43%) SAN
8 6 (3.43%) FTP
9 5 (2.86%) Wireless
10 4 (2.29%) OSPF
10 4 (2.29%) BGP
10 4 (2.29%) DHCP
11 3 (1.71%) Kerberos
11 3 (1.71%) SMS
12 2 (1.14%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (28.57%) MySQL
2 9 (5.14%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (2.29%) MariaDB
4 2 (1.14%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.57%) Redis
5 1 (0.57%) Big Data
5 1 (0.57%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 15 (8.57%) Subversion
2 14 (8.00%) Git (software)
3 9 (5.14%) Jenkins
4 7 (4.00%) JIRA
5 6 (3.43%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.14%) GNU Toolchain
General
1 10 (5.71%) Finance
2 4 (2.29%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.71%) Banking
3 3 (1.71%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.57%) HTML
1 15 (8.57%) CSS
2 12 (6.86%) OAuth
3 11 (6.29%) Ruby on Rails
4 9 (5.14%) Web Services
5 6 (3.43%) LAMP
6 4 (2.29%) HTML5
6 4 (2.29%) WebGL
6 4 (2.29%) CSS3
7 2 (1.14%) POSIX
7 2 (1.14%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.57%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (10.86%) Clustering
3 14 (8.00%) Derivative
4 12 (6.86%) E-Learning
4 12 (6.86%) Learning Management System
5 9 (5.14%) Data Centre
6 6 (3.43%) Wiki
6 6 (3.43%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (2.29%) Streaming Media
7 4 (2.29%) IPTV
7 4 (2.29%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.29%) Device Driver
7 4 (2.29%) Streaming Video
7 4 (2.29%) Raspberry Pi
8 1 (0.57%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.57%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.57%) Semantic Web
8 1 (0.57%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 175 (100.00%) Linux
2 68 (38.86%) UNIX
3 63 (36.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 50 (28.57%) Windows
5 49 (28.00%) CentOS
6 30 (17.14%) Ubuntu
7 25 (14.29%) Solaris
7 25 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (8.00%) Oracle Linux
8 14 (8.00%) Debian
8 14 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (6.86%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (6.29%) Fedora
11 7 (4.00%) SUSE
12 6 (3.43%) Embedded Linux
13 2 (1.14%) AIX
13 2 (1.14%) Windows 8
13 2 (1.14%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.57%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (16.00%) ITIL
2 27 (15.43%) DevOps
3 16 (9.14%) Security Management
4 14 (8.00%) Software Testing
4 14 (8.00%) Load Balancing
4 14 (8.00%) Open Source
5 13 (7.43%) Migration
5 13 (7.43%) Configuration Management
6 12 (6.86%) Network Design
7 10 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (5.71%) Service Delivery
7 10 (5.71%) Server Building
8 9 (5.14%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (4.57%) Software Engineering
10 6 (3.43%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (2.29%) Change Management
12 3 (1.71%) Incident Management
12 3 (1.71%) Service Management
12 3 (1.71%) Software Deployment
12 3 (1.71%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 79 (45.14%) Perl
2 74 (42.29%) Python
3 57 (32.57%) Bash Shell
4 28 (16.00%) Ruby
4 28 (16.00%) Java
5 25 (14.29%) PHP
6 19 (10.86%) Shell Script
7 17 (9.71%) C++
8 16 (9.14%) JavaScript
9 15 (8.57%) Korn
10 12 (6.86%) C
11 11 (6.29%) SQL
12 8 (4.57%) PowerShell
13 5 (2.86%) Embedded C++
14 3 (1.71%) Embedded C
15 1 (0.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (17.71%) RHCE
2 27 (15.43%) Security Cleared
3 20 (11.43%) DV Cleared
4 17 (9.71%) Degree
5 15 (8.57%) RHCSA
6 13 (7.43%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.57%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.57%) SCSA
7 1 (0.57%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.57%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.71%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.86%) SLA
3 4 (2.29%) QA
System Software
1 40 (22.86%) Active Directory
2 36 (20.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (6.29%) vSphere
4 10 (5.71%) Samba
5 7 (4.00%) KVM
6 6 (3.43%) Squid
7 5 (2.86%) qmail
8 2 (1.14%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.14%) Firmware
9 1 (0.57%) Postfix
9 1 (0.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.57%) iptables
9 1 (0.57%) VMFS
9 1 (0.57%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 52 (29.71%) Puppet
2 41 (23.43%) Nagios
3 15 (8.57%) ZABBIX
4 12 (6.86%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (6.86%) Ansible
5 9 (5.14%) Cacti
6 7 (4.00%) Plesk
6 7 (4.00%) cPanel
7 2 (1.14%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (1.14%) Cobbler
7 2 (1.14%) SCCM
7 2 (1.14%) logstash
8 1 (0.57%) yum
8 1 (0.57%) Ganglia
8 1 (0.57%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.57%) Webmin
8 1 (0.57%) Graphite
8 1 (0.57%) Linux-HA
8 1 (0.57%) SELinux
8 1 (0.57%) collectd
Vendors
1 96 (54.86%) Red Hat
2 76 (43.43%) VMware
3 47 (26.86%) Oracle
4 25 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 21 (12.00%) Sun
6 17 (9.71%) HP
7 11 (6.29%) Rackspace
8 10 (5.71%) Cisco
8 10 (5.71%) hybris
9 2 (1.14%) Google
9 2 (1.14%) Brocade
10 1 (0.57%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.57%) Splunk
10 1 (0.57%) NetApp
10 1 (0.57%) Veritas
10 1 (0.57%) SAP
10 1 (0.57%) Symantec
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