The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 330 356 347
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 116 80 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.51% 0.36% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.38% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 107 75 81
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £23,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £61,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.11% +4.70%
Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21442 20900 22065
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.80% 95.00% 95.60%
Number of salaries quoted 17119 17223 18858
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 £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Linux Engineer
England

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +11 36 £42,500 -10.52% 5
Surrey 0 28 £40,000 -5.88% 6
East Sussex -20 15 £50,000 +29.03%
Hampshire 0 14 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Oxfordshire +9 10 £42,500 -10.52% 1
West Sussex +4 8 £40,610 +24.95% 2
Middlesex +7 2 £40,000 -30.43%
Buckinghamshire -12 2 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Kent - 2 - -
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 227 (100.00%) Linux
2 105 (46.26%) Red Hat
3 68 (29.96%) Perl
4 66 (29.07%) VMware
5 62 (27.31%) UNIX
6 61 (26.87%) Python
6 61 (26.87%) TCP/IP
7 59 (25.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 58 (25.55%) MySQL
9 56 (24.67%) Bash Shell
10 54 (23.79%) Windows
10 54 (23.79%) Ubuntu
11 46 (20.26%) CentOS
11 46 (20.26%) Apache
12 45 (19.82%) VMware Infrastructure
13 42 (18.50%) Ruby
14 40 (17.62%) Open Source
15 37 (16.30%) DNS
16 35 (15.42%) PHP
16 35 (15.42%) RHCE
17 33 (14.54%) Firewall
18 32 (14.10%) Puppet
19 31 (13.66%) Java
20 29 (12.78%) HTTP
20 29 (12.78%) SMTP
21 28 (12.33%) Shell Script
21 28 (12.33%) Debian
21 28 (12.33%) Opscode Chef
22 27 (11.89%) Cisco
23 26 (11.45%) Amazon AWS

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 46 (20.26%) Apache
2 24 (10.57%) Tomcat
3 11 (4.85%) IIS
4 10 (4.41%) Drupal
4 10 (4.41%) Apache Solr
5 9 (3.96%) nginx
5 9 (3.96%) WordPress
5 9 (3.96%) Alfresco
6 8 (3.52%) CMS
7 4 (1.76%) SAS
8 1 (0.44%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.44%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.44%) WebLogic
Applications
1 25 (11.01%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.44%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (11.45%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (10.13%) SaaS
3 19 (8.37%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (5.73%) PaaS
5 10 (4.41%) IaaS
6 3 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.44%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.44%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 61 (26.87%) TCP/IP
2 37 (16.30%) DNS
3 33 (14.54%) Firewall
4 29 (12.78%) HTTP
4 29 (12.78%) SMTP
5 18 (7.93%) SAN
6 12 (5.29%) SNMP
7 11 (4.85%) DHCP
8 10 (4.41%) FTP
8 10 (4.41%) BIG-IP
9 9 (3.96%) BGP
9 9 (3.96%) OSPF
9 9 (3.96%) VPN
10 8 (3.52%) SSL
10 8 (3.52%) VoIP
10 8 (3.52%) Internet
10 8 (3.52%) NAS
11 5 (2.20%) SSH
11 5 (2.20%) PBX
11 5 (2.20%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (25.55%) MySQL
2 21 (9.25%) SQL Server
3 10 (4.41%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.20%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (1.76%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.32%) Big Data
7 2 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.44%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.44%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.44%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.44%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 11 (4.85%) Subversion
2 10 (4.41%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.20%) GCC
4 4 (1.76%) Metasploit
5 3 (1.32%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.32%) GNU Toolchain
5 3 (1.32%) JIRA
6 2 (0.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 22 (9.69%) Finance
2 12 (5.29%) Retail
3 7 (3.08%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.08%) Advertising
3 7 (3.08%) Marketing
4 4 (1.76%) Multimedia
5 3 (1.32%) Banking
5 3 (1.32%) Electronics
6 2 (0.88%) Automotive
6 2 (0.88%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.88%) Games
7 1 (0.44%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (9.25%) Web Services
2 15 (6.61%) LAMP
3 4 (1.76%) Middleware
4 3 (1.32%) POSIX
4 3 (1.32%) XML
5 2 (0.88%) COM
5 2 (0.88%) YAML
6 1 (0.44%) FreeSWITCH
6 1 (0.44%) Memcached
6 1 (0.44%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.44%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 1 (0.44%) WCF
6 1 (0.44%) WPF
6 1 (0.44%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.44%) Flash
6 1 (0.44%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 40 (17.62%) Open Source
2 16 (7.05%) Management Information System
2 16 (7.05%) Mobile App
3 10 (4.41%) Digital Media
4 8 (3.52%) Client/Server
5 6 (2.64%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.64%) Visualisation
6 5 (2.20%) Clustering
7 3 (1.32%) Firmware
8 2 (0.88%) DTV
8 2 (0.88%) EMV
8 2 (0.88%) EFT
8 2 (0.88%) Device Driver
8 2 (0.88%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.44%) iSeries
9 1 (0.44%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.44%) Replication
9 1 (0.44%) VHDL
9 1 (0.44%) Verilog
9 1 (0.44%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 227 (100.00%) Linux
2 62 (27.31%) UNIX
3 59 (25.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 54 (23.79%) Windows
4 54 (23.79%) Ubuntu
5 46 (20.26%) CentOS
6 28 (12.33%) Debian
7 16 (7.05%) Solaris
7 16 (7.05%) SUSE
8 8 (3.52%) VMS
9 7 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (3.08%) AIX
10 5 (2.20%) Fedora
10 5 (2.20%) FreeBSD
11 4 (1.76%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (1.76%) Embedded Linux
12 3 (1.32%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.44%) SELinux
13 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.44%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (9.69%) DevOps
2 20 (8.81%) Disaster Recovery
3 16 (7.05%) Load Balancing
3 16 (7.05%) Capacity Planning
4 14 (6.17%) Configuration Management
4 14 (6.17%) Asset Management
5 13 (5.73%) Problem Management
6 12 (5.29%) BCP
6 12 (5.29%) Stress Testing
6 12 (5.29%) Software Engineering
6 12 (5.29%) Business Continuity
6 12 (5.29%) Business Continuity Planning
6 12 (5.29%) Computer Security
7 11 (4.85%) Service Management
7 11 (4.85%) ITIL
8 10 (4.41%) Project Management
9 9 (3.96%) Capacity Management
9 9 (3.96%) Migration
10 8 (3.52%) Service Delivery
10 8 (3.52%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (29.96%) Perl
2 61 (26.87%) Python
3 56 (24.67%) Bash Shell
4 42 (18.50%) Ruby
5 35 (15.42%) PHP
6 31 (13.66%) Java
7 28 (12.33%) Shell Script
8 21 (9.25%) C
9 18 (7.93%) SQL
10 9 (3.96%) C++
11 7 (3.08%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.32%) C#
13 2 (0.88%) Embedded C
13 2 (0.88%) Embedded C++
13 2 (0.88%) AWK
14 1 (0.44%) sed
14 1 (0.44%) Lua
14 1 (0.44%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 35 (15.42%) RHCE
2 16 (7.05%) Degree
3 15 (6.61%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (4.85%) Security Cleared
5 7 (3.08%) SC Cleared
5 7 (3.08%) CCNA
6 5 (2.20%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.76%) CISSP
7 4 (1.76%) CEH
7 4 (1.76%) SCSA
7 4 (1.76%) OSCP
7 4 (1.76%) OSCE
8 3 (1.32%) RHCA
9 2 (0.88%) HND
10 1 (0.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.44%) MCITP
10 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.44%) PhD
10 1 (0.44%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.93%) SLA
2 14 (6.17%) PCI DSS
3 10 (4.41%) QA
4 4 (1.76%) HIPAA
5 2 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 45 (19.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (5.73%) vSphere
3 12 (5.29%) NFS
3 12 (5.29%) KVM
4 11 (4.85%) VMware ESX
5 9 (3.96%) Hyper-V
6 8 (3.52%) Active Directory
7 6 (2.64%) Xen
8 4 (1.76%) Snort
8 4 (1.76%) Nmap
9 3 (1.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (0.88%) Squid
11 1 (0.44%) qmail
11 1 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.44%) Dovecot
11 1 (0.44%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 32 (14.10%) Puppet
2 28 (12.33%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (7.93%) Nagios
4 12 (5.29%) Plesk
5 11 (4.85%) Zenoss
6 10 (4.41%) Vagrant
7 8 (3.52%) ZABBIX
8 4 (1.76%) Nessus
8 4 (1.76%) Red Hat Satellite
9 3 (1.32%) YUM
9 3 (1.32%) Salt
10 2 (0.88%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 2 (0.88%) EMC NetWorker
10 2 (0.88%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.88%) Cobbler
11 1 (0.44%) Cacti
11 1 (0.44%) Munin
11 1 (0.44%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.44%) Netcool
11 1 (0.44%) Control-M
Vendors
1 105 (46.26%) Red Hat
2 66 (29.07%) VMware
3 27 (11.89%) Cisco
4 23 (10.13%) Microsoft
5 20 (8.81%) Oracle
6 13 (5.73%) JBoss
7 9 (3.96%) HP
8 8 (3.52%) Veritas
9 7 (3.08%) Sun
10 4 (1.76%) IBM
10 4 (1.76%) Sophos
10 4 (1.76%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (1.76%) Rackspace
10 4 (1.76%) Imperva
11 3 (1.32%) hybris
11 3 (1.32%) NetApp
11 3 (1.32%) EMC
11 3 (1.32%) Citrix
12 2 (0.88%) SAP
12 2 (0.88%) Juniper
Camberley, Surrey
IT Connections
Salary: 27,000 to £35,000
Posted: 3 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000 + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Virgin Holidays
Salary: Excellent basic and fantastic benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000 + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Thames Ditton, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000 + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Thames Ditton, Surrey
Optima Connections
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
West Sussex
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Oxfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 22 days ago