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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 324 327 347
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 116 107 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.53% 0.50% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.52% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 104 97 83
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,100 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -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
20681 20449 21581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.68% 94.99% 95.50%
Number of salaries quoted 16309 16863 18474
Average salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £62,500
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 21 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 21 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 0 37 £35,000 -22.22% 3
Surrey -11 25 £36,250 -23.68% 3
East Sussex +3 21 £52,500 +70.73% 1
Hampshire +6 20 £34,250 -23.88% 2
West Sussex -1 4 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Oxfordshire -5 4 £33,500 -16.25% 1
Kent - 3 £20,000 -
Buckinghamshire +3 1 £35,000 -33.33%
Home Counties - 1 - -
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 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.

1 220 (100.00%) Linux
2 92 (41.82%) Red Hat
3 80 (36.36%) VMware
4 68 (30.91%) UNIX
5 66 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 65 (29.55%) Python
7 63 (28.64%) Perl
8 61 (27.73%) Windows
9 60 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 56 (25.45%) MySQL
11 50 (22.73%) Apache
12 48 (21.82%) Ubuntu
13 47 (21.36%) Bash Shell
14 46 (20.91%) Ruby
14 46 (20.91%) TCP/IP
15 40 (18.18%) Open Source
16 38 (17.27%) Puppet
17 35 (15.91%) Debian
18 34 (15.45%) PHP
18 34 (15.45%) Amazon AWS
19 33 (15.00%) CentOS
19 33 (15.00%) Java
19 33 (15.00%) Shell Script
20 27 (12.27%) Firewall
20 27 (12.27%) Web Services
21 26 (11.82%) DNS
21 26 (11.82%) Agile Software Development
22 25 (11.36%) Amazon EC2
22 25 (11.36%) SMTP
22 25 (11.36%) C

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

For the 6 months to 21 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 50 (22.73%) Apache
2 22 (10.00%) Tomcat
3 14 (6.36%) JBoss
4 10 (4.55%) nginx
5 9 (4.09%) IIS
6 7 (3.18%) Apache Solr
7 4 (1.82%) Drupal
7 4 (1.82%) WordPress
7 4 (1.82%) Alfresco
8 3 (1.36%) SAS
9 1 (0.45%) CMS
9 1 (0.45%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.45%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.45%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.45%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.45%) OpenStack
Applications
1 17 (7.73%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 34 (15.45%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (11.36%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (5.91%) SaaS
4 10 (4.55%) PaaS
5 9 (4.09%) IaaS
6 3 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.45%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 46 (20.91%) TCP/IP
2 27 (12.27%) Firewall
3 26 (11.82%) DNS
4 25 (11.36%) SMTP
5 24 (10.91%) HTTP
6 13 (5.91%) 4G
6 13 (5.91%) VoLTE
6 13 (5.91%) LTE
7 11 (5.00%) SAN
7 11 (5.00%) DHCP
8 9 (4.09%) SNMP
8 9 (4.09%) VPN
8 9 (4.09%) LDAP
9 7 (3.18%) WAN
9 7 (3.18%) SSL
9 7 (3.18%) BIG-IP
9 7 (3.18%) NAS
10 6 (2.73%) VoIP
11 5 (2.27%) FTP
11 5 (2.27%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (25.45%) MySQL
2 13 (5.91%) SQL Server
3 7 (3.18%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.36%) Big Data
5 2 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.45%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.45%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.45%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.45%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (6.36%) Git (software)
2 13 (5.91%) Subversion
3 3 (1.36%) JIRA
3 3 (1.36%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 23 (10.45%) Finance
2 15 (6.82%) Telecoms
3 14 (6.36%) Multimedia
4 9 (4.09%) Banking
5 8 (3.64%) Retail
6 7 (3.18%) Manufacturing
6 7 (3.18%) Electronics
7 5 (2.27%) Marketing
8 4 (1.82%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.82%) Advertising
9 1 (0.45%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (12.27%) Web Services
2 11 (5.00%) LAMP
3 4 (1.82%) Middleware
4 3 (1.36%) YAML
5 2 (0.91%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (0.91%) FreeSWITCH
5 2 (0.91%) Memcached
6 1 (0.45%) Flash
6 1 (0.45%) COM
6 1 (0.45%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.45%) libvirt
Miscellaneous
1 40 (18.18%) Open Source
2 23 (10.45%) Mobile App
3 17 (7.73%) Digital Media
4 14 (6.36%) Visualisation
5 9 (4.09%) Computer Science
6 8 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (3.18%) Embedded Systems
8 6 (2.73%) Derivative
9 3 (1.36%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.36%) iSeries
10 2 (0.91%) PKI
10 2 (0.91%) Clustering
11 1 (0.45%) Device Driver
11 1 (0.45%) DTV
11 1 (0.45%) VHDL
11 1 (0.45%) Verilog
11 1 (0.45%) CMDB
11 1 (0.45%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 220 (100.00%) Linux
2 68 (30.91%) UNIX
3 61 (27.73%) Windows
4 60 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 48 (21.82%) Ubuntu
6 35 (15.91%) Debian
7 33 (15.00%) CentOS
8 23 (10.45%) Solaris
9 14 (6.36%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (3.64%) Fedora
10 8 (3.64%) SUSE
11 7 (3.18%) AIX
11 7 (3.18%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (2.73%) Oracle Linux
13 4 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (1.36%) Embedded Linux
14 3 (1.36%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.91%) VMS
15 2 (0.91%) FreeBSD
15 2 (0.91%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (11.82%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (11.36%) DevOps
3 17 (7.73%) ITIL
4 13 (5.91%) Capacity Planning
5 12 (5.45%) Configuration Management
6 9 (4.09%) Load Balancing
6 9 (4.09%) Software Testing
7 8 (3.64%) Mentoring
8 7 (3.18%) Migration
8 7 (3.18%) Service Delivery
8 7 (3.18%) Software Engineering
8 7 (3.18%) Time Management
9 6 (2.73%) Security Management
10 5 (2.27%) Problem Management
10 5 (2.27%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (1.82%) Performance Monitoring
11 4 (1.82%) Digital Marketing
11 4 (1.82%) Project Planning
11 4 (1.82%) Web Development
11 4 (1.82%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (29.55%) Python
2 63 (28.64%) Perl
3 47 (21.36%) Bash Shell
4 46 (20.91%) Ruby
5 34 (15.45%) PHP
6 33 (15.00%) Java
6 33 (15.00%) Shell Script
7 25 (11.36%) C
8 12 (5.45%) PowerShell
9 11 (5.00%) C++
10 8 (3.64%) SQL
11 1 (0.45%) VBScript
11 1 (0.45%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.45%) AWK
11 1 (0.45%) Lua
Qualifications
1 24 (10.91%) RHCE
2 18 (8.18%) Security Cleared
3 17 (7.73%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (7.27%) CCNA
5 14 (6.36%) Degree
6 13 (5.91%) RHCA
6 13 (5.91%) SC Cleared
7 10 (4.55%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.82%) SCSA
9 1 (0.45%) MCSE
9 1 (0.45%) PhD
9 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.45%) MCITP
9 1 (0.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.09%) SLA
1 9 (4.09%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.45%) QA
System Software
1 66 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (7.73%) KVM
3 15 (6.82%) Hyper-V
4 14 (6.36%) vSphere
5 10 (4.55%) Active Directory
5 10 (4.55%) VMware ESX
6 6 (2.73%) NFS
7 3 (1.36%) Squid
8 2 (0.91%) Dovecot
8 2 (0.91%) Kamailio
8 2 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.91%) Xen
8 2 (0.91%) Firmware
9 1 (0.45%) qmail
9 1 (0.45%) QEMU
9 1 (0.45%) Varnish
9 1 (0.45%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 38 (17.27%) Puppet
2 19 (8.64%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (7.73%) Nagios
4 11 (5.00%) Plesk
5 9 (4.09%) Zenoss
6 8 (3.64%) Vagrant
7 6 (2.73%) ZABBIX
8 4 (1.82%) Red Hat Satellite
8 4 (1.82%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.91%) Salt
9 2 (0.91%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (0.91%) OpenView
9 2 (0.91%) Netcool
9 2 (0.91%) Control-M
10 1 (0.45%) AppManager
10 1 (0.45%) Munin
10 1 (0.45%) SCCM
10 1 (0.45%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.45%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.45%) YUM
Vendors
1 92 (41.82%) Red Hat
2 80 (36.36%) VMware
3 21 (9.55%) Oracle
4 20 (9.09%) Cisco
4 20 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 15 (6.82%) HP
6 10 (4.55%) Sun
7 6 (2.73%) Veritas
8 5 (2.27%) IBM
9 4 (1.82%) Fidessa
9 4 (1.82%) Citrix
10 3 (1.36%) NetApp
10 3 (1.36%) Juniper
10 3 (1.36%) Rackspace
11 2 (0.91%) hybris
11 2 (0.91%) Dell
11 2 (0.91%) EMC
12 1 (0.45%) NetIQ
12 1 (0.45%) SAP
12 1 (0.45%) Intel
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