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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 321 340 355
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 117 101 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.54% 0.48% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.50% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 106 94 88
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,950 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £64,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.58% -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
20400 20187 21628
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.61% 94.96% 95.48%
Number of salaries quoted 16022 16693 18505
Average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,500 £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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +13 44 £35,000 -22.22% 1
East Sussex -2 21 £52,500 +176.31% 2
Hampshire +3 20 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Surrey -9 20 £36,250 -27.50% 5
Oxfordshire -11 4 £33,500 -16.25% 1
West Sussex -11 2 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Kent - 2 £20,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 £38,750 -
Home Counties - 1 - -
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 95 (42.22%) Red Hat
3 81 (36.00%) VMware
4 69 (30.67%) UNIX
5 68 (30.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 65 (28.89%) Python
6 65 (28.89%) Perl
7 62 (27.56%) Windows
8 60 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 56 (24.89%) MySQL
10 54 (24.00%) TCP/IP
11 52 (23.11%) Ubuntu
12 51 (22.67%) Bash Shell
13 47 (20.89%) Apache
14 45 (20.00%) Ruby
15 40 (17.78%) Open Source
16 37 (16.44%) Puppet
17 35 (15.56%) Debian
17 35 (15.56%) CentOS
18 34 (15.11%) Java
19 33 (14.67%) PHP
20 32 (14.22%) DNS
20 32 (14.22%) Amazon AWS
21 31 (13.78%) Firewall
22 28 (12.44%) RHCE
22 28 (12.44%) Shell Script
23 27 (12.00%) SMTP
23 27 (12.00%) HTTP
23 27 (12.00%) Web Services
24 26 (11.56%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 22 (9.78%) Tomcat
3 10 (4.44%) IIS
4 8 (3.56%) nginx
5 7 (3.11%) Apache Solr
6 4 (1.78%) WordPress
6 4 (1.78%) Alfresco
6 4 (1.78%) Drupal
7 3 (1.33%) SAS
8 1 (0.44%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.44%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.44%) CMS
8 1 (0.44%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.44%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 19 (8.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 32 (14.22%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (10.67%) Amazon EC2
3 16 (7.11%) SaaS
4 12 (5.33%) PaaS
5 11 (4.89%) IaaS
6 3 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.44%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 54 (24.00%) TCP/IP
2 32 (14.22%) DNS
3 31 (13.78%) Firewall
4 27 (12.00%) SMTP
4 27 (12.00%) HTTP
5 12 (5.33%) LTE
5 12 (5.33%) SAN
5 12 (5.33%) SNMP
5 12 (5.33%) 4G
5 12 (5.33%) VoLTE
6 11 (4.89%) DHCP
7 10 (4.44%) VPN
8 9 (4.00%) LDAP
8 9 (4.00%) VoIP
9 8 (3.56%) NAS
9 8 (3.56%) WAN
10 7 (3.11%) SSL
10 7 (3.11%) BIG-IP
11 6 (2.67%) LAN
12 5 (2.22%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (24.89%) MySQL
2 16 (7.11%) SQL Server
3 11 (4.89%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.33%) Big Data
5 2 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.44%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.44%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.44%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.44%) NoSQL
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 14 (6.22%) Telecoms
3 13 (5.78%) Multimedia
4 11 (4.89%) Retail
5 9 (4.00%) Banking
6 7 (3.11%) Electronics
7 6 (2.67%) Marketing
7 6 (2.67%) Manufacturing
8 5 (2.22%) Advertising
9 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.44%) Automotive
9 1 (0.44%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (12.00%) 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 40 (17.78%) Open Source
2 23 (10.22%) Mobile App
3 17 (7.56%) Digital Media
4 13 (5.78%) Visualisation
5 7 (3.11%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.11%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.67%) Derivative
7 5 (2.22%) Embedded Systems
7 5 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.33%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.33%) iSeries
9 2 (0.89%) Clustering
9 2 (0.89%) PKI
9 2 (0.89%) DTV
10 1 (0.44%) EMV
10 1 (0.44%) EFT
10 1 (0.44%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.44%) CMDB
10 1 (0.44%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.44%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 225 (100.00%) Linux
2 69 (30.67%) UNIX
3 62 (27.56%) Windows
4 60 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 52 (23.11%) Ubuntu
6 35 (15.56%) Debian
6 35 (15.56%) CentOS
7 22 (9.78%) Solaris
8 14 (6.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (5.78%) SUSE
10 7 (3.11%) AIX
10 7 (3.11%) Fedora
10 7 (3.11%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (2.67%) Oracle Linux
11 6 (2.67%) VMS
12 4 (1.78%) Embedded Linux
12 4 (1.78%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (1.78%) FreeBSD
13 3 (1.33%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.89%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (11.56%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (10.22%) DevOps
3 17 (7.56%) ITIL
4 14 (6.22%) Capacity Planning
5 13 (5.78%) Configuration Management
6 12 (5.33%) Load Balancing
7 10 (4.44%) Mentoring
8 9 (4.00%) Software Engineering
9 8 (3.56%) Problem Management
10 7 (3.11%) Service Management
10 7 (3.11%) Service Delivery
10 7 (3.11%) Migration
10 7 (3.11%) Software Testing
11 6 (2.67%) Asset Management
11 6 (2.67%) Security Management
11 6 (2.67%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (2.67%) Project Management
12 5 (2.22%) BCP
12 5 (2.22%) Digital Marketing
12 5 (2.22%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 65 (28.89%) Python
1 65 (28.89%) Perl
2 51 (22.67%) Bash Shell
3 45 (20.00%) Ruby
4 34 (15.11%) Java
5 33 (14.67%) PHP
6 28 (12.44%) Shell Script
7 24 (10.67%) C
8 12 (5.33%) PowerShell
9 11 (4.89%) C++
10 8 (3.56%) SQL
11 1 (0.44%) C#
11 1 (0.44%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.44%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.44%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.44%) Lua
11 1 (0.44%) AWK
Qualifications
1 28 (12.44%) RHCE
2 18 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 15 (6.67%) CCNA
4 13 (5.78%) SC Cleared
5 12 (5.33%) RHCA
6 11 (4.89%) Degree
7 10 (4.44%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.78%) SCSA
9 1 (0.44%) PhD
9 1 (0.44%) MCSE
9 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.44%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.33%) SLA
2 9 (4.00%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.78%) QA
4 3 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 68 (30.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (7.56%) Hyper-V
2 17 (7.56%) KVM
3 13 (5.78%) vSphere
4 10 (4.44%) VMware ESX
4 10 (4.44%) Active Directory
5 7 (3.11%) NFS
6 3 (1.33%) Squid
7 2 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.89%) Dovecot
7 2 (0.89%) Kamailio
7 2 (0.89%) Xen
7 2 (0.89%) Firmware
8 1 (0.44%) QEMU
8 1 (0.44%) qmail
8 1 (0.44%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 37 (16.44%) Puppet
2 23 (10.22%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (8.44%) Nagios
4 11 (4.89%) Plesk
4 11 (4.89%) Zenoss
5 10 (4.44%) Vagrant
6 9 (4.00%) ZABBIX
7 4 (1.78%) Red Hat Satellite
7 4 (1.78%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.89%) Salt
8 2 (0.89%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.89%) OpenView
8 2 (0.89%) Netcool
8 2 (0.89%) Control-M
9 1 (0.44%) AppManager
9 1 (0.44%) SCCM
9 1 (0.44%) Munin
9 1 (0.44%) CFEngine
9 1 (0.44%) YUM
9 1 (0.44%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 95 (42.22%) Red Hat
2 81 (36.00%) VMware
3 25 (11.11%) Cisco
4 24 (10.67%) Oracle
5 22 (9.78%) Microsoft
6 15 (6.67%) HP
7 14 (6.22%) JBoss
8 10 (4.44%) Sun
9 6 (2.67%) Veritas
10 5 (2.22%) IBM
11 4 (1.78%) Citrix
12 3 (1.33%) NetApp
12 3 (1.33%) Rackspace
13 2 (0.89%) Juniper
13 2 (0.89%) Dell
13 2 (0.89%) EMC
13 2 (0.89%) SAP
14 1 (0.44%) Fidessa
14 1 (0.44%) NetIQ
14 1 (0.44%) Fortinet
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