The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had Linux Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Engineer
England / South East
Rank 182 238 250
Rank change year-on-year
+56 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 234 230 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.58% 1.21% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.63% 1.25% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 201 191 210
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,050 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
14358 18405 20249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.75% 96.71% 97.17%
Number of salaries quoted 11906 15802 16555
Median salary £43,500 £44,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.24% +7.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region that featured Linux Engineer in the job title.

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 20 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +88 112 £55,000 +8.91% 7
Surrey +48 65 £50,000 -4.76% 5
Hampshire -12 16 £42,500 +15.64% 6
East Sussex +5 15 £42,500 +41.66% 1
West Sussex +16 13 £40,000 -24.52% 2
Oxfordshire +3 10 £50,000 +5.26% 4
Middlesex -2 2 £22,500 -59.09%
Kent +8 1 - - 1
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, Linux Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 540 (100.00%) Linux
2 193 (35.74%) Python
3 190 (35.19%) Red Hat
4 169 (31.30%) Windows
5 157 (29.07%) MySQL
6 156 (28.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 153 (28.33%) Unix
7 153 (28.33%) DevOps
8 129 (23.89%) Bash Shell
9 126 (23.33%) Puppet
9 126 (23.33%) Perl
10 123 (22.78%) TCP/IP
11 115 (21.30%) VMware
12 105 (19.44%) Apache
13 93 (17.22%) SQL
14 92 (17.04%) Java
14 92 (17.04%) CentOS
14 92 (17.04%) SaaS
15 90 (16.67%) Oracle
16 84 (15.56%) Amazon AWS
17 80 (14.81%) Finance
18 76 (14.07%) ITIL
19 75 (13.89%) C++
20 72 (13.33%) LAMP
21 71 (13.15%) Firewall
22 70 (12.96%) Ansible
23 68 (12.59%) Solaris
24 66 (12.22%) Tomcat
25 62 (11.48%) DNS
26 59 (10.93%) Opscode Chef

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 105 (19.44%) Apache
2 66 (12.22%) Tomcat
3 41 (7.59%) nginx
4 30 (5.56%) JBoss
5 15 (2.78%) OpenStack
5 15 (2.78%) WebSphere
6 11 (2.04%) WebLogic
7 10 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
7 10 (1.85%) IIS
8 9 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
8 9 (1.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 8 (1.48%) MS Exchange
10 5 (0.93%) Apache Solr
11 4 (0.74%) CMS
11 4 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (0.56%) Confluence
12 3 (0.56%) Drupal
12 3 (0.56%) Eucalyptus
13 2 (0.37%) Jetty
Applications
1 6 (1.11%) MS Office
2 4 (0.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.37%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.19%) Magento
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 92 (17.04%) SaaS
2 84 (15.56%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (4.26%) IaaS
4 14 (2.59%) PaaS
5 13 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (1.48%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 4 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.37%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.37%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 2 (0.37%) Datadog
10 2 (0.37%) GitHub
10 2 (0.37%) Heroku
10 2 (0.37%) Route 53
11 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.19%) G Suite
11 1 (0.19%) Office 365
11 1 (0.19%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 123 (22.78%) TCP/IP
2 71 (13.15%) Firewall
3 62 (11.48%) DNS
4 38 (7.04%) SAN
5 30 (5.56%) LDAP
6 21 (3.89%) Internet
7 15 (2.78%) SMTP
8 14 (2.59%) HTTP
8 14 (2.59%) VLAN
8 14 (2.59%) VPN
9 12 (2.22%) SSH
9 12 (2.22%) SSL
9 12 (2.22%) Wireshark
10 11 (2.04%) DHCP
11 10 (1.85%) BGP
11 10 (1.85%) VoIP
12 9 (1.67%) IPsec
12 9 (1.67%) NAS
12 9 (1.67%) Network Security
13 7 (1.30%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (29.07%) MySQL
2 36 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 30 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
4 20 (3.70%) NoSQL
5 18 (3.33%) Relational Database
6 17 (3.15%) Redis
7 10 (1.85%) Hadoop
7 10 (1.85%) MongoDB
8 9 (1.67%) DB2
8 9 (1.67%) RDBMS
9 8 (1.48%) Big Data
10 6 (1.11%) InfluxDB
10 6 (1.11%) InterSystems Cache
11 5 (0.93%) HBase
11 5 (0.93%) MariaDB
11 5 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (0.56%) Amazon RDS
13 2 (0.37%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (0.37%) Oracle Database
14 1 (0.19%) UniData
Development Applications
1 50 (9.26%) Jenkins
2 36 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 28 (5.19%) JIRA
4 22 (4.07%) Subversion
5 12 (2.22%) Maven
6 11 (2.04%) Ant
7 8 (1.48%) Eclipse
8 6 (1.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (1.11%) Cucumber
9 4 (0.74%) Apache Ivy
9 4 (0.74%) Gradle
10 3 (0.56%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.56%) Vagrant
11 2 (0.37%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.37%) Travis CI
12 1 (0.19%) Axure RP
12 1 (0.19%) GCC
12 1 (0.19%) GDB
12 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (0.19%) Trac
General
1 80 (14.81%) Finance
2 34 (6.30%) Banking
3 33 (6.11%) Telecoms
4 29 (5.37%) French Language
5 28 (5.19%) German Language
6 22 (4.07%) Manufacturing
7 21 (3.89%) Electronics
8 20 (3.70%) Marketing
9 11 (2.04%) Games
10 4 (0.74%) Avionics
10 4 (0.74%) Legal
10 4 (0.74%) Retail
11 2 (0.37%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.19%) Automotive
12 1 (0.19%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (13.33%) LAMP
2 30 (5.56%) Web Services
3 23 (4.26%) LEMP Stack
4 19 (3.52%) Java EE
5 13 (2.41%) LAPP Stack
5 13 (2.41%) Middleware
6 12 (2.22%) Spring
7 11 (2.04%) CSS
7 11 (2.04%) HTML
8 10 (1.85%) ActiveMQ
9 7 (1.30%) .NET
9 7 (1.30%) Ajax
10 6 (1.11%) FreeSWITCH
11 5 (0.93%) JMS
12 4 (0.74%) Regular Expression
13 3 (0.56%) Elastic Stack
13 3 (0.56%) Node.js
13 3 (0.56%) REST
13 3 (0.56%) Sensu
13 3 (0.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (6.85%) Data Centre
2 28 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (4.07%) Clustering
4 20 (3.70%) Fintech
5 19 (3.52%) Computer Science
6 18 (3.33%) Contactless
7 13 (2.41%) Linux Command Line
8 12 (2.22%) Replication
9 11 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (1.85%) Public Cloud
11 9 (1.67%) Private Cloud
12 7 (1.30%) EFT
12 7 (1.30%) Embedded Systems
12 7 (1.30%) Wiki
13 6 (1.11%) Cyberthreat
13 6 (1.11%) Smartcard
14 5 (0.93%) Enterprise Storage
14 5 (0.93%) iPad
15 3 (0.56%) HACMP
15 3 (0.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 540 (100.00%) Linux
2 169 (31.30%) Windows
3 156 (28.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 153 (28.33%) Unix
5 92 (17.04%) CentOS
6 68 (12.59%) Solaris
7 49 (9.07%) Ubuntu
8 36 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 32 (5.93%) Windows Server
10 30 (5.56%) Debian
11 28 (5.19%) Windows Server 2003
12 26 (4.81%) Windows 2000
13 13 (2.41%) AIX
14 12 (2.22%) SUSE
15 11 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
16 9 (1.67%) HPUX
17 8 (1.48%) Fedora
18 6 (1.11%) Embedded Linux
18 6 (1.11%) IRIX
19 4 (0.74%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (28.33%) DevOps
2 76 (14.07%) ITIL
3 58 (10.74%) Software Engineering
4 55 (10.19%) Configuration Management
4 55 (10.19%) High Availability
5 53 (9.81%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (7.41%) Mentoring
7 36 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
8 32 (5.93%) Performance Tuning
8 32 (5.93%) Scrum
9 27 (5.00%) Open Source
10 26 (4.81%) Business Intelligence
10 26 (4.81%) Load Balancing
10 26 (4.81%) OO
10 26 (4.81%) Risk Management
10 26 (4.81%) Security Patching
11 25 (4.63%) Multithreading
12 20 (3.70%) Cross-Platform Development
13 18 (3.33%) Information Security
13 18 (3.33%) Multithreaded Programming
Programming Languages
1 193 (35.74%) Python
2 129 (23.89%) Bash Shell
3 126 (23.33%) Perl
4 93 (17.22%) SQL
5 92 (17.04%) Java
6 75 (13.89%) C++
7 55 (10.19%) PHP
8 53 (9.81%) C
8 53 (9.81%) PowerShell
9 43 (7.96%) Ruby
10 24 (4.44%) Shell Script
11 14 (2.59%) Embedded C++
12 10 (1.85%) JavaScript
13 9 (1.67%) Embedded C
14 8 (1.48%) PL/SQL
15 5 (0.93%) T-SQL
16 4 (0.74%) C#
17 1 (0.19%) VB
17 1 (0.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 34 (6.30%) Degree
2 22 (4.07%) Security Cleared
3 20 (3.70%) RHCE
4 16 (2.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 15 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (2.22%) CCNA
8 11 (2.04%) RHCSA
8 11 (2.04%) SC Cleared
9 9 (1.67%) RHCA
10 6 (1.11%) AWS Certification
11 5 (0.93%) CCNP
12 4 (0.74%) CISSP
12 4 (0.74%) MCSE
13 3 (0.56%) MCP
14 2 (0.37%) CTC Cleared
14 2 (0.37%) HND
15 1 (0.19%) CCIE
15 1 (0.19%) EMC Certification
15 1 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.00%) QA
2 15 (2.78%) SLA
3 7 (1.30%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.74%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.19%) ISO22301
System Software
1 51 (9.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (8.70%) Active Directory
3 31 (5.74%) Hyper-V
4 25 (4.63%) VMware ESX
5 19 (3.52%) Firmware
6 18 (3.33%) vSphere
7 16 (2.96%) Varnish
8 15 (2.78%) Docker
9 14 (2.59%) Samba
10 11 (2.04%) iptables
11 10 (1.85%) KVM
12 9 (1.67%) NFS
12 9 (1.67%) Oracle RAC
13 8 (1.48%) vCloud
13 8 (1.48%) VMware ESXi
14 6 (1.11%) Job Entry Subsystem
14 6 (1.11%) Kamailio
15 5 (0.93%) Squid
15 5 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
15 5 (0.93%) Xen
Systems Management
1 126 (23.33%) Puppet
2 70 (12.96%) Ansible
3 59 (10.93%) Opscode Chef
4 39 (7.22%) Nagios
5 17 (3.15%) Red Hat Satellite
6 11 (2.04%) Salt
7 10 (1.85%) SCSM
8 9 (1.67%) Cacti
8 9 (1.67%) NetBackup
8 9 (1.67%) OpenAM
9 8 (1.48%) Terraform
9 8 (1.48%) vMotion
9 8 (1.48%) WSUS
9 8 (1.48%) ZABBIX
10 7 (1.30%) HP Data Protector
10 7 (1.30%) Oracle ZFS
11 6 (1.11%) Grafana
11 6 (1.11%) Graphite
11 6 (1.11%) HAProxy
12 5 (0.93%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 190 (35.19%) Red Hat
2 115 (21.30%) VMware
3 90 (16.67%) Oracle
4 50 (9.26%) Sun
5 49 (9.07%) Cisco
6 38 (7.04%) Microsoft
7 37 (6.85%) Juniper
8 33 (6.11%) HP
9 27 (5.00%) CheckPoint
10 25 (4.63%) Blue Coat
10 25 (4.63%) Crossbeam
10 25 (4.63%) F5
10 25 (4.63%) Palo Alto
10 25 (4.63%) Sourcefire
11 17 (3.15%) NetApp
11 17 (3.15%) SAP
12 11 (2.04%) 3PAR
13 7 (1.30%) BroadSoft
13 7 (1.30%) Citrix
13 7 (1.30%) EMC
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Billingshurst, West Sussex
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Networkers
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Training
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Posted: 11 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + 20% Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 45,000-57,000 + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £24,000 to £34,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £34000 Per Annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £46,000 to £55,000 per annum Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill
TRG
Salary: 35000-45000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: 8 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton
TRG
Salary: 40000-45000 Per Annum Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Basingstoke
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago