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

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 325 335 345
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 121 102 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.55% 0.48% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.51% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 110 96 93
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £63,750 £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
20750 20038 21750
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.58% 95.01% 95.34%
Number of salaries quoted 16279 16594 18612
Average salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.46% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 September 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 23 September 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 +7 47 £35,000 -22.22%
Hampshire -2 20 £42,500 -5.55% 2
East Sussex -4 19 £52,500 +70.73% 1
Surrey -14 19 £37,500 -25.00% 2
Oxfordshire -12 5 £33,500 -29.47% 1
West Sussex -8 4 £40,610 +4.80% 1
Kent - 3 £20,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £38,750 -
Middlesex -2 1 £40,000 -11.11%
Home Counties - 1 - -
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 225 (100.00%) Linux
2 101 (44.89%) Red Hat
3 79 (35.11%) VMware
4 69 (30.67%) UNIX
4 69 (30.67%) Perl
5 67 (29.78%) VMware Infrastructure
6 65 (28.89%) Python
7 64 (28.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 61 (27.11%) Windows
9 58 (25.78%) MySQL
10 55 (24.44%) TCP/IP
10 55 (24.44%) Bash Shell
11 53 (23.56%) Ubuntu
12 47 (20.89%) Apache
13 46 (20.44%) Ruby
14 39 (17.33%) CentOS
14 39 (17.33%) Open Source
15 38 (16.89%) Puppet
16 37 (16.44%) DNS
17 35 (15.56%) Debian
18 34 (15.11%) Java
19 33 (14.67%) PHP
20 31 (13.78%) Firewall
20 31 (13.78%) RHCE
20 31 (13.78%) Amazon AWS
21 28 (12.44%) Shell Script
22 27 (12.00%) SMTP
22 27 (12.00%) HTTP
23 26 (11.56%) Web Services
24 25 (11.11%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 47 (20.89%) Apache
2 23 (10.22%) Tomcat
3 11 (4.89%) IIS
4 8 (3.56%) nginx
5 7 (3.11%) Apache Solr
6 4 (1.78%) Drupal
6 4 (1.78%) Alfresco
6 4 (1.78%) WordPress
7 3 (1.33%) SAS
8 1 (0.44%) CMS
8 1 (0.44%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.44%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.44%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.44%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 19 (8.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 31 (13.78%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (10.22%) Amazon EC2
3 18 (8.00%) SaaS
4 13 (5.78%) PaaS
5 11 (4.89%) IaaS
6 3 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.44%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 55 (24.44%) TCP/IP
2 37 (16.44%) DNS
3 31 (13.78%) Firewall
4 27 (12.00%) SMTP
4 27 (12.00%) HTTP
5 13 (5.78%) SNMP
5 13 (5.78%) SAN
6 11 (4.89%) LTE
6 11 (4.89%) 4G
6 11 (4.89%) DHCP
6 11 (4.89%) VoLTE
7 10 (4.44%) VPN
8 9 (4.00%) LDAP
8 9 (4.00%) VoIP
9 8 (3.56%) WAN
9 8 (3.56%) NAS
10 7 (3.11%) BIG-IP
10 7 (3.11%) SSL
11 6 (2.67%) LAN
12 5 (2.22%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (25.78%) MySQL
2 17 (7.56%) SQL Server
3 11 (4.89%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.33%) Big Data
5 2 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.44%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.44%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.44%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.44%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (5.78%) Git (software)
2 12 (5.33%) Subversion
3 3 (1.33%) JIRA
3 3 (1.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 24 (10.67%) Finance
2 13 (5.78%) Telecoms
3 12 (5.33%) Retail
3 12 (5.33%) Multimedia
4 8 (3.56%) Banking
5 7 (3.11%) Marketing
6 5 (2.22%) Advertising
6 5 (2.22%) Electronics
7 4 (1.78%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.89%) Automotive
9 1 (0.44%) Games
9 1 (0.44%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (11.56%) Web Services
2 13 (5.78%) LAMP
3 4 (1.78%) Middleware
4 3 (1.33%) YAML
5 2 (0.89%) Memcached
5 2 (0.89%) FreeSWITCH
5 2 (0.89%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.44%) XML
6 1 (0.44%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 39 (17.33%) Open Source
2 22 (9.78%) Mobile App
3 16 (7.11%) Digital Media
4 12 (5.33%) Visualisation
5 8 (3.56%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.67%) Derivative
7 5 (2.22%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.78%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.78%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.33%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (1.33%) iSeries
10 2 (0.89%) PKI
10 2 (0.89%) Firmware
10 2 (0.89%) DTV
10 2 (0.89%) Clustering
11 1 (0.44%) VHDL
11 1 (0.44%) Verilog
11 1 (0.44%) Cryptography
11 1 (0.44%) EMV
11 1 (0.44%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 225 (100.00%) Linux
2 69 (30.67%) UNIX
3 64 (28.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 61 (27.11%) Windows
5 53 (23.56%) Ubuntu
6 39 (17.33%) CentOS
7 35 (15.56%) Debian
8 22 (9.78%) Solaris
9 17 (7.56%) SUSE
10 14 (6.22%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (3.11%) Fedora
11 7 (3.11%) AIX
11 7 (3.11%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (2.67%) Oracle Linux
12 6 (2.67%) VMS
13 5 (2.22%) FreeBSD
14 4 (1.78%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (1.78%) Embedded Linux
15 3 (1.33%) Windows 7
16 2 (0.89%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (9.78%) DevOps
3 16 (7.11%) ITIL
4 15 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
5 14 (6.22%) Configuration Management
5 14 (6.22%) Load Balancing
6 11 (4.89%) Mentoring
7 9 (4.00%) Problem Management
7 9 (4.00%) Software Engineering
8 8 (3.56%) Service Management
8 8 (3.56%) Service Delivery
8 8 (3.56%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (3.11%) Migration
9 7 (3.11%) Project Management
9 7 (3.11%) Asset Management
10 6 (2.67%) Business Continuity
10 6 (2.67%) Software Testing
10 6 (2.67%) Stress Testing
10 6 (2.67%) BCP
10 6 (2.67%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (30.67%) Perl
2 65 (28.89%) Python
3 55 (24.44%) Bash Shell
4 46 (20.44%) Ruby
5 34 (15.11%) Java
6 33 (14.67%) PHP
7 28 (12.44%) Shell Script
8 23 (10.22%) C
9 12 (5.33%) PowerShell
10 9 (4.00%) C++
11 8 (3.56%) SQL
12 1 (0.44%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.44%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.44%) C#
12 1 (0.44%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.44%) AWK
12 1 (0.44%) Lua
Qualifications
1 31 (13.78%) RHCE
2 18 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 14 (6.22%) CCNA
4 13 (5.78%) SC Cleared
5 11 (4.89%) RHCA
6 10 (4.44%) DV Cleared
7 9 (4.00%) Degree
8 4 (1.78%) SCSA
9 1 (0.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.44%) MCITP
9 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.44%) MCSE
9 1 (0.44%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.33%) SLA
2 9 (4.00%) PCI DSS
3 6 (2.67%) QA
4 3 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 67 (29.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (7.56%) Hyper-V
2 17 (7.56%) KVM
3 13 (5.78%) vSphere
4 10 (4.44%) Active Directory
4 10 (4.44%) VMware ESX
5 8 (3.56%) NFS
6 3 (1.33%) Squid
7 2 (0.89%) Xen
7 2 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.89%) Dovecot
7 2 (0.89%) Kamailio
8 1 (0.44%) QEMU
8 1 (0.44%) qmail
Systems Management
1 38 (16.89%) Puppet
2 25 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (8.89%) Nagios
4 12 (5.33%) Zenoss
5 11 (4.89%) Plesk
5 11 (4.89%) Vagrant
6 9 (4.00%) ZABBIX
7 4 (1.78%) NetBackup
7 4 (1.78%) Red Hat Satellite
8 3 (1.33%) Salt
9 2 (0.89%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (0.89%) OpenView
9 2 (0.89%) Netcool
9 2 (0.89%) Control-M
10 1 (0.44%) AppManager
10 1 (0.44%) SCCM
10 1 (0.44%) Munin
10 1 (0.44%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.44%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.44%) YUM
Vendors
1 101 (44.89%) Red Hat
2 79 (35.11%) VMware
3 25 (11.11%) Oracle
3 25 (11.11%) Cisco
4 22 (9.78%) Microsoft
5 15 (6.67%) HP
6 14 (6.22%) JBoss
7 10 (4.44%) Sun
8 6 (2.67%) Veritas
9 5 (2.22%) IBM
10 4 (1.78%) Citrix
11 3 (1.33%) NetApp
11 3 (1.33%) Rackspace
12 2 (0.89%) Juniper
12 2 (0.89%) SAP
12 2 (0.89%) Dell
12 2 (0.89%) EMC
13 1 (0.44%) Fortinet
13 1 (0.44%) SolarWinds
13 1 (0.44%) 3PAR
Andover, Hampshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 - £33000 per annum + on call + bonus + bens
Posted: 18 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
IT Connections
Salary: to £35,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Sussex
QUANTICA
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago