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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 335 337 361
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 119 117 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.55% 0.49% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.52% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 101 97 81
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,875 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.58% -0.31%
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
20471 22682 21700
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.04% 94.69% 95.07%
Number of salaries quoted 16465 18087 17977
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 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 17 April 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 17 April 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
Berkshire -20 33 £41,000 +2.50% 7
Hampshire +21 29 £45,000 +13.92% 2
Surrey +11 17 £47,500 +18.75%
Oxfordshire +2 15 £37,500 -28.57% 3
West Sussex +17 11 £40,000 -
Buckinghamshire +6 8 £32,000 -32.27% 1
East Sussex - 8 £30,500 -
Middlesex - 1 £57,500 -
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 222 (100.00%) Linux
2 100 (45.05%) Red Hat
3 83 (37.39%) VMware
4 79 (35.59%) MySQL
5 75 (33.78%) Perl
6 71 (31.98%) UNIX
6 71 (31.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 69 (31.08%) Windows
8 66 (29.73%) Apache
9 55 (24.77%) Oracle
10 52 (23.42%) Python
11 48 (21.62%) TCP/IP
12 45 (20.27%) Security Cleared
13 44 (19.82%) RHCE
13 44 (19.82%) Puppet
14 43 (19.37%) VMware Infrastructure
15 40 (18.02%) CentOS
16 37 (16.67%) Tomcat
16 37 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
17 36 (16.22%) Bash Shell
17 36 (16.22%) Active Directory
17 36 (16.22%) Firewall
18 35 (15.77%) Nagios
18 35 (15.77%) SC Cleared
18 35 (15.77%) DV Cleared
19 34 (15.32%) Microsoft
20 29 (13.06%) vSphere
20 29 (13.06%) PHP
20 29 (13.06%) HP
21 28 (12.61%) Amazon AWS

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 66 (29.73%) Apache
2 37 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 22 (9.91%) nginx
4 18 (8.11%) Apache Solr
5 17 (7.66%) IIS
6 13 (5.86%) JBoss
7 10 (4.50%) Confluence
8 9 (4.05%) CMS
8 9 (4.05%) Drupal
8 9 (4.05%) Alfresco
8 9 (4.05%) WordPress
9 6 (2.70%) Moodle
10 3 (1.35%) WebSphere
10 3 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (1.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 2 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.45%) ColdFusion
12 1 (0.45%) OpenStack
Applications
1 13 (5.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.35%) MS Office
3 2 (0.90%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 28 (12.61%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (8.56%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (5.41%) Amazon S3
3 12 (5.41%) Amazon SQS
3 12 (5.41%) Amazon ELB
3 12 (5.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 11 (4.95%) SaaS
5 8 (3.60%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.45%) PaaS
6 1 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.45%) IaaS
6 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 48 (21.62%) TCP/IP
2 36 (16.22%) Firewall
3 25 (11.26%) DNS
4 22 (9.91%) SSL
5 19 (8.56%) LDAP
6 15 (6.76%) SAN
6 15 (6.76%) BIG-IP
7 12 (5.41%) OpenVPN
8 10 (4.50%) HTTP
9 8 (3.60%) VPN
10 7 (3.15%) DHCP
11 5 (2.25%) NAS
11 5 (2.25%) FTP
12 4 (1.80%) LAN
12 4 (1.80%) WAN
12 4 (1.80%) OSPF
12 4 (1.80%) BGP
13 3 (1.35%) SNMP
13 3 (1.35%) tcpdump
13 3 (1.35%) Ethereal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (35.59%) MySQL
2 27 (12.16%) SQL Server
3 13 (5.86%) Redis
4 12 (5.41%) Amazon RDS
5 10 (4.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (4.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.80%) MariaDB
7 3 (1.35%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.35%) DB2
8 2 (0.90%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.90%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (5.41%) Git (software)
2 10 (4.50%) JIRA
3 9 (4.05%) Subversion
3 9 (4.05%) Jenkins
4 6 (2.70%) TeamCity
5 4 (1.80%) GNU Toolchain
6 2 (0.90%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.45%) Gerrit
General
1 17 (7.66%) Finance
2 15 (6.76%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.70%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.25%) Electronics
5 3 (1.35%) Games
5 3 (1.35%) Banking
6 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.86%) Web Services
2 7 (3.15%) ActiveMQ
3 6 (2.70%) OAuth
4 5 (2.25%) .NET
5 4 (1.80%) POSIX
6 3 (1.35%) LAMP
6 3 (1.35%) HTML
7 2 (0.90%) WebGL
7 2 (0.90%) CSS3
7 2 (0.90%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.90%) CSS
7 2 (0.90%) HTML5
7 2 (0.90%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.45%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.71%) Clustering
2 17 (7.66%) Open Source
3 16 (7.21%) Derivative
4 7 (3.15%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.15%) Wiki
5 6 (2.70%) Learning Management System
5 6 (2.70%) Embedded Systems
5 6 (2.70%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.70%) E-Learning
5 6 (2.70%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.25%) Replication
7 4 (1.80%) User Experience
8 3 (1.35%) Device Driver
9 2 (0.90%) Streaming Video
9 2 (0.90%) Streaming Media
9 2 (0.90%) IPTV
9 2 (0.90%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.90%) Raspberry Pi
10 1 (0.45%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 222 (100.00%) Linux
2 71 (31.98%) UNIX
2 71 (31.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 69 (31.08%) Windows
4 40 (18.02%) CentOS
5 37 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (12.16%) Ubuntu
7 22 (9.91%) Solaris
8 18 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 17 (7.66%) Windows Server 2003
10 16 (7.21%) Oracle Linux
11 14 (6.31%) Debian
12 12 (5.41%) Amazon Linux
13 6 (2.70%) SUSE
13 6 (2.70%) Android
13 6 (2.70%) Apple iOS
14 5 (2.25%) Embedded Linux
15 3 (1.35%) AIX
15 3 (1.35%) HPUX
16 2 (0.90%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (11.71%) DevOps
2 25 (11.26%) Service Delivery
3 23 (10.36%) ITIL
4 20 (9.01%) Migration
5 16 (7.21%) Security Management
5 16 (7.21%) Software Testing
5 16 (7.21%) Incident Management
6 14 (6.31%) Load Balancing
7 13 (5.86%) Technical Analysis
8 12 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
9 10 (4.50%) Software Engineering
10 9 (4.05%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (3.60%) Network Design
11 8 (3.60%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (3.15%) Infrastructure Management
13 5 (2.25%) Service Management
14 4 (1.80%) Workflow
14 4 (1.80%) Disaster Recovery
14 4 (1.80%) Root Cause Analysis
15 3 (1.35%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 75 (33.78%) Perl
2 52 (23.42%) Python
3 36 (16.22%) Bash Shell
4 29 (13.06%) PHP
5 23 (10.36%) Shell Script
6 19 (8.56%) Ruby
7 18 (8.11%) Java
8 16 (7.21%) C
9 15 (6.76%) SQL
10 12 (5.41%) C++
11 4 (1.80%) Embedded C
11 4 (1.80%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.35%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.45%) VBScript
13 1 (0.45%) Korn
Qualifications
1 45 (20.27%) Security Cleared
2 44 (19.82%) RHCE
3 35 (15.77%) SC Cleared
3 35 (15.77%) DV Cleared
4 22 (9.91%) Degree
5 19 (8.56%) RHCSA
6 4 (1.80%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (0.90%) MCP
8 1 (0.45%) CCNA
8 1 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.45%) SCSA
8 1 (0.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.45%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.56%) PCI DSS
2 8 (3.60%) SLA
3 5 (2.25%) QA
4 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 43 (19.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (16.22%) Active Directory
3 29 (13.06%) vSphere
4 19 (8.56%) KVM
5 16 (7.21%) Samba
6 11 (4.95%) VMware ESX
7 5 (2.25%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.35%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (1.35%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.90%) NFS
10 1 (0.45%) iptables
10 1 (0.45%) Postfix
10 1 (0.45%) Sendmail
10 1 (0.45%) Squid
Systems Management
1 44 (19.82%) Puppet
2 35 (15.77%) Nagios
3 25 (11.26%) Opscode Chef
4 22 (9.91%) Plesk
4 22 (9.91%) cPanel
5 17 (7.66%) Webmin
6 12 (5.41%) logstash
7 8 (3.60%) Ansible
8 7 (3.15%) ZABBIX
8 7 (3.15%) Cacti
9 4 (1.80%) EMC NetWorker
10 3 (1.35%) NetBackup
10 3 (1.35%) Oracle RMAN
10 3 (1.35%) OpenAM
11 2 (0.90%) SCCM
12 1 (0.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 1 (0.45%) Backup Exec
12 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Satellite
12 1 (0.45%) Vagrant
12 1 (0.45%) vMotion
Vendors
1 100 (45.05%) Red Hat
2 83 (37.39%) VMware
3 55 (24.77%) Oracle
4 34 (15.32%) Microsoft
5 29 (13.06%) HP
6 20 (9.01%) Cisco
7 17 (7.66%) Sun
8 15 (6.76%) hybris
9 7 (3.15%) Rackspace
9 7 (3.15%) EMC
10 6 (2.70%) Symantec
11 3 (1.35%) Websense
11 3 (1.35%) Clearswift
11 3 (1.35%) F5
11 3 (1.35%) Blue Coat
11 3 (1.35%) WatchGuard
11 3 (1.35%) SonicWALL
11 3 (1.35%) Atlassian
12 2 (0.90%) NetApp
12 2 (0.90%) IBM
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