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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 344 325 340
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 103 93 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.46% 0.44% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.46% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 95 90 90
Average salary £41,555 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.65% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,350 £25,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
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
21099 20166 21691
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.70% 95.08% 95.41%
Number of salaries quoted 16589 16620 18515
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 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 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 28 August 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
(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 +2 37 £35,000 -28.20% 1
Surrey -4 19 £38,750 -22.50% 1
East Sussex -11 18 £52,500 +23.52%
Hampshire -17 14 £45,000 - 4
West Sussex -3 6 £40,610 +24.95% 1
Oxfordshire -5 4 £42,500 -10.52%
Buckinghamshire - 3 £42,500 - 1
Middlesex -1 2 £40,000 -11.11%
Kent - 2 - -
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 218 (100.00%) Linux
2 101 (46.33%) Red Hat
3 68 (31.19%) UNIX
4 65 (29.82%) VMware
5 63 (28.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 62 (28.44%) Perl
7 58 (26.61%) TCP/IP
8 55 (25.23%) Python
8 55 (25.23%) Bash Shell
9 53 (24.31%) MySQL
10 52 (23.85%) Windows
10 52 (23.85%) Ubuntu
11 49 (22.48%) VMware Infrastructure
12 41 (18.81%) Open Source
12 41 (18.81%) Apache
13 39 (17.89%) Ruby
14 38 (17.43%) CentOS
15 37 (16.97%) DNS
16 35 (16.06%) Puppet
17 33 (15.14%) Java
18 32 (14.68%) SMTP
18 32 (14.68%) HTTP
18 32 (14.68%) RHCE
19 31 (14.22%) Debian
20 30 (13.76%) Firewall
20 30 (13.76%) PHP
20 30 (13.76%) Amazon AWS
21 29 (13.30%) Shell Script
22 26 (11.93%) Opscode Chef
23 25 (11.47%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 41 (18.81%) Apache
2 22 (10.09%) Tomcat
3 9 (4.13%) IIS
4 8 (3.67%) Apache Solr
5 7 (3.21%) nginx
6 4 (1.83%) SAS
6 4 (1.83%) Drupal
6 4 (1.83%) Alfresco
6 4 (1.83%) WordPress
7 2 (0.92%) CMS
8 1 (0.46%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.46%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.46%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 20 (9.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.46%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (13.76%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (10.09%) Amazon EC2
3 20 (9.17%) SaaS
4 13 (5.96%) PaaS
5 11 (5.05%) IaaS
6 3 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.46%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.46%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 58 (26.61%) TCP/IP
2 37 (16.97%) DNS
3 32 (14.68%) SMTP
3 32 (14.68%) HTTP
4 30 (13.76%) Firewall
5 14 (6.42%) SAN
6 13 (5.96%) SNMP
7 11 (5.05%) DHCP
8 9 (4.13%) VoIP
8 9 (4.13%) VPN
9 8 (3.67%) BIG-IP
9 8 (3.67%) VoLTE
9 8 (3.67%) 4G
9 8 (3.67%) LTE
9 8 (3.67%) NAS
10 7 (3.21%) Internet
10 7 (3.21%) FTP
10 7 (3.21%) SSL
11 6 (2.75%) LDAP
11 6 (2.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (24.31%) MySQL
2 14 (6.42%) SQL Server
3 11 (5.05%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.83%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.38%) Big Data
6 2 (0.92%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.46%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.46%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.46%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.46%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 11 (5.05%) Subversion
2 10 (4.59%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.38%) JIRA
3 3 (1.38%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.92%) GNU Toolchain
4 2 (0.92%) GCC
4 2 (0.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.46%) Metasploit
General
1 24 (11.01%) Finance
2 13 (5.96%) Retail
3 10 (4.59%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.67%) Multimedia
5 7 (3.21%) Marketing
6 4 (1.83%) Advertising
6 4 (1.83%) Banking
7 3 (1.38%) Electronics
8 2 (0.92%) Automotive
8 2 (0.92%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.92%) Games
9 1 (0.46%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (11.47%) Web Services
2 14 (6.42%) LAMP
3 4 (1.83%) Middleware
4 2 (0.92%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (0.92%) YAML
4 2 (0.92%) Memcached
4 2 (0.92%) FreeSWITCH
4 2 (0.92%) XML
4 2 (0.92%) POSIX
5 1 (0.46%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.46%) WCF
5 1 (0.46%) WPF
5 1 (0.46%) .NET
5 1 (0.46%) Flash
5 1 (0.46%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 41 (18.81%) Open Source
2 20 (9.17%) Mobile App
3 14 (6.42%) Digital Media
4 12 (5.50%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.67%) Client/Server
5 8 (3.67%) Visualisation
6 6 (2.75%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.83%) Clustering
7 4 (1.83%) Derivative
8 3 (1.38%) Firmware
9 2 (0.92%) iSeries
9 2 (0.92%) EMV
9 2 (0.92%) EFT
9 2 (0.92%) DTV
9 2 (0.92%) Device Driver
9 2 (0.92%) Cryptography
9 2 (0.92%) PKI
10 1 (0.46%) CMDB
10 1 (0.46%) VHDL
10 1 (0.46%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 218 (100.00%) Linux
2 68 (31.19%) UNIX
3 63 (28.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 52 (23.85%) Windows
4 52 (23.85%) Ubuntu
5 38 (17.43%) CentOS
6 31 (14.22%) Debian
7 17 (7.80%) Solaris
8 16 (7.34%) SUSE
9 11 (5.05%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (3.67%) VMS
11 7 (3.21%) AIX
12 5 (2.29%) Fedora
12 5 (2.29%) FreeBSD
13 4 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (1.83%) Oracle Linux
13 4 (1.83%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (1.83%) Embedded Linux
14 3 (1.38%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.46%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (9.63%) DevOps
2 17 (7.80%) Load Balancing
3 14 (6.42%) Capacity Planning
4 13 (5.96%) Problem Management
4 13 (5.96%) Configuration Management
5 12 (5.50%) Service Management
5 12 (5.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (5.50%) ITIL
5 12 (5.50%) Software Engineering
6 11 (5.05%) Project Management
7 10 (4.59%) Asset Management
8 9 (4.13%) Capacity Management
9 8 (3.67%) Service Delivery
9 8 (3.67%) BCP
9 8 (3.67%) Business Continuity
9 8 (3.67%) Computer Security
9 8 (3.67%) Stress Testing
9 8 (3.67%) Business Continuity Planning
9 8 (3.67%) Product Management
10 7 (3.21%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 62 (28.44%) Perl
2 55 (25.23%) Python
2 55 (25.23%) Bash Shell
3 39 (17.89%) Ruby
4 33 (15.14%) Java
5 30 (13.76%) PHP
6 29 (13.30%) Shell Script
7 21 (9.63%) C
8 14 (6.42%) SQL
9 8 (3.67%) C++
9 8 (3.67%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.38%) C#
11 2 (0.92%) Embedded C
11 2 (0.92%) Embedded C++
11 2 (0.92%) AWK
12 1 (0.46%) Lua
12 1 (0.46%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.46%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.46%) sed
Qualifications
1 32 (14.68%) RHCE
2 16 (7.34%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (7.34%) Security Cleared
3 12 (5.50%) Degree
4 11 (5.05%) SC Cleared
4 11 (5.05%) CCNA
5 8 (3.67%) DV Cleared
6 7 (3.21%) RHCA
7 4 (1.83%) SCSA
8 1 (0.46%) MCITP
8 1 (0.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.46%) CEH
8 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.46%) CISSP
8 1 (0.46%) MCSE
8 1 (0.46%) PhD
8 1 (0.46%) OSCP
8 1 (0.46%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.96%) SLA
2 11 (5.05%) PCI DSS
3 10 (4.59%) QA
4 3 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.46%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.46%) HIPAA
System Software
1 49 (22.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (5.96%) KVM
3 10 (4.59%) Hyper-V
4 9 (4.13%) vSphere
4 9 (4.13%) VMware ESX
4 9 (4.13%) NFS
4 9 (4.13%) Active Directory
5 4 (1.83%) Xen
6 3 (1.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (0.92%) Dovecot
7 2 (0.92%) Kamailio
7 2 (0.92%) Squid
8 1 (0.46%) Snort
8 1 (0.46%) Nmap
8 1 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.46%) qmail
Systems Management
1 35 (16.06%) Puppet
2 26 (11.93%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (9.17%) Nagios
4 12 (5.50%) Zenoss
5 11 (5.05%) Vagrant
6 9 (4.13%) ZABBIX
7 8 (3.67%) Plesk
8 4 (1.83%) Red Hat Satellite
9 3 (1.38%) NetBackup
9 3 (1.38%) YUM
9 3 (1.38%) Salt
10 2 (0.92%) Cobbler
10 2 (0.92%) Netcool
10 2 (0.92%) EMC NetWorker
10 2 (0.92%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 1 (0.46%) Nessus
11 1 (0.46%) Control-M
11 1 (0.46%) OpenView
11 1 (0.46%) Cacti
11 1 (0.46%) Munin
Vendors
1 101 (46.33%) Red Hat
2 65 (29.82%) VMware
3 24 (11.01%) Oracle
3 24 (11.01%) Cisco
4 22 (10.09%) Microsoft
5 13 (5.96%) JBoss
6 12 (5.50%) HP
7 8 (3.67%) Veritas
8 7 (3.21%) Sun
9 5 (2.29%) IBM
10 4 (1.83%) Citrix
11 3 (1.38%) NetApp
11 3 (1.38%) Rackspace
12 2 (0.92%) SAP
12 2 (0.92%) EMC
12 2 (0.92%) Juniper
12 2 (0.92%) Symantec
13 1 (0.46%) Fortinet
13 1 (0.46%) Sophos
13 1 (0.46%) Dell
Andover, Hampshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 - £33000 per annum + on call + bonus + bens
Posted: 19 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West Sussex
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago