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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 153 275 249
Rank change year-on-year
+122 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 395 191 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.17% 0.92% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.24% 0.95% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 338 169 203
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,610
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
17654 20139 21566
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 97.02% 96.59% 96.82%
Number of salaries quoted 14923 16643 16848
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,543 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.85% -

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 31 August 2016.

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 31 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +46 137 £50,000 +17.64% 8
Surrey +101 103 £50,000 - 6
Hampshire +62 89 £47,500 +18.75% 6
East Sussex +24 28 £47,500 +5.55% 4
Oxfordshire -5 12 £55,000 +46.66% 1
Buckinghamshire +20 11 £36,000 -4.00% 2
Kent +17 11 £45,000 +25.00% 1
West Sussex +1 4 £35,000 -17.64%
Linux Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, 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.

1 706 (100.00%) Linux
2 276 (39.09%) Windows
3 239 (33.85%) VMware
4 233 (33.00%) Red Hat
5 232 (32.86%) Python
6 201 (28.47%) Puppet
7 191 (27.05%) Perl
8 174 (24.65%) DevOps
9 173 (24.50%) Unix
10 167 (23.65%) Apache
11 166 (23.51%) MySQL
12 151 (21.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 150 (21.25%) TCP/IP
14 147 (20.82%) Firewall
15 135 (19.12%) VMware Infrastructure
16 129 (18.27%) Bash Shell
17 127 (17.99%) ITIL
18 124 (17.56%) CentOS
19 123 (17.42%) Cisco
20 120 (17.00%) LAMP
21 115 (16.29%) C++
22 114 (16.15%) Java
23 113 (16.01%) Amazon AWS
24 107 (15.16%) Oracle
25 105 (14.87%) Opscode Chef
26 103 (14.59%) Tomcat
27 99 (14.02%) Software Engineering
27 99 (14.02%) Agile Software Development
28 89 (12.61%) Ruby
29 86 (12.18%) PHP

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
1 167 (23.65%) Apache
2 103 (14.59%) Tomcat
3 79 (11.19%) nginx
4 70 (9.92%) JBoss
5 40 (5.67%) WebLogic
6 30 (4.25%) WebSphere
7 28 (3.97%) OpenStack
8 24 (3.40%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 19 (2.69%) BizTalk Server
10 17 (2.41%) Drupal
11 13 (1.84%) Eucalyptus
12 12 (1.70%) CMS
12 12 (1.70%) IIS
13 7 (0.99%) Apache Spark
14 4 (0.57%) WebLogic Portal
15 3 (0.42%) IBM Notes
15 3 (0.42%) WebSphere Application Server
16 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
16 2 (0.28%) MS Exchange
16 2 (0.28%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (2.55%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (1.42%) Magento
1 10 (1.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 113 (16.01%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (9.07%) SaaS
3 32 (4.53%) Amazon EC2
3 32 (4.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (2.41%) Amazon S3
5 16 (2.27%) IaaS
6 14 (1.98%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 14 (1.98%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 10 (1.42%) PaaS
8 6 (0.85%) OpenShift
9 3 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.28%) Office 365
11 1 (0.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.14%) GitHub
11 1 (0.14%) IBM Cloud
11 1 (0.14%) Route 53
11 1 (0.14%) SoftLayer
11 1 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 150 (21.25%) TCP/IP
2 147 (20.82%) Firewall
3 79 (11.19%) DNS
4 63 (8.92%) LDAP
5 57 (8.07%) SAN
6 53 (7.51%) HTTP
7 44 (6.23%) SMTP
8 36 (5.10%) VoIP
9 28 (3.97%) NAS
10 24 (3.40%) Internet
11 23 (3.26%) VLAN
12 22 (3.12%) SSH
12 22 (3.12%) Wireshark
13 21 (2.97%) Cisco Nexus
14 16 (2.27%) Network Security
14 16 (2.27%) WAN
15 15 (2.12%) FTP
15 15 (2.12%) SSL
15 15 (2.12%) VPN
16 14 (1.98%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (23.51%) MySQL
2 77 (10.91%) SQL Server
3 33 (4.67%) Relational Database
4 24 (3.40%) RDBMS
5 22 (3.12%) Redis
6 21 (2.97%) MongoDB
7 18 (2.55%) PostgreSQL
8 14 (1.98%) Amazon RDS
9 13 (1.84%) NoSQL
10 11 (1.56%) Hadoop
11 10 (1.42%) InterSystems Cache
12 9 (1.27%) MariaDB
13 5 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (0.71%) Big Data
14 3 (0.42%) Aerospike
14 3 (0.42%) DB2
14 3 (0.42%) GIS
14 3 (0.42%) QGIS
14 3 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
15 1 (0.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 52 (7.37%) Jenkins
2 41 (5.81%) Git (software)
2 41 (5.81%) Subversion
3 39 (5.52%) JIRA
4 34 (4.82%) Vagrant
5 20 (2.83%) TeamCity
6 18 (2.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 16 (2.27%) Eclipse
8 7 (0.99%) CMake
8 7 (0.99%) Sonatype Nexus
9 6 (0.85%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.42%) Hudson
11 2 (0.28%) Maven
12 1 (0.14%) Ant
12 1 (0.14%) InstallShield
12 1 (0.14%) MSI
12 1 (0.14%) NetBeans
12 1 (0.14%) Rational DOORS
12 1 (0.14%) Selenium
12 1 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 57 (8.07%) Finance
2 42 (5.95%) French Language
3 36 (5.10%) German Language
4 25 (3.54%) Manufacturing
4 25 (3.54%) Telecoms
5 11 (1.56%) Electronics
5 11 (1.56%) Marketing
6 7 (0.99%) Automotive
6 7 (0.99%) Banking
6 7 (0.99%) Games
7 6 (0.85%) Advertising
8 5 (0.71%) Law
8 5 (0.71%) Retail
9 2 (0.28%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (17.00%) LAMP
2 70 (9.92%) Web Services
3 48 (6.80%) LEMP Stack
4 32 (4.53%) HTML
5 24 (3.40%) CSS
6 20 (2.83%) Middleware
7 13 (1.84%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 13 (1.84%) Sensu
7 13 (1.84%) STL
8 11 (1.56%) ActiveMQ
9 10 (1.42%) MCollective
10 9 (1.27%) .NET
11 8 (1.13%) Ajax
11 8 (1.13%) Java EE
12 7 (0.99%) LAPP Stack
12 7 (0.99%) Qt
13 6 (0.85%) FreeSWITCH
14 5 (0.71%) Ruby on Rails
15 4 (0.57%) libvirt
15 4 (0.57%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 42 (5.95%) Clustering
2 36 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (5.10%) Data Centre
3 27 (3.82%) Embedded Systems
4 24 (3.40%) Computer Science
4 24 (3.40%) Contactless
5 20 (2.83%) EMC VNX
6 19 (2.69%) Enterprise Software
7 18 (2.55%) Wiki
8 13 (1.84%) Enterprise Cloud
8 13 (1.84%) PKI
9 10 (1.42%) Replication
9 10 (1.42%) Xbox
10 9 (1.27%) Cyberthreat
10 9 (1.27%) Physics
10 9 (1.27%) Private Cloud
11 8 (1.13%) NHS
12 7 (0.99%) Cloud Native
12 7 (0.99%) Derivative
12 7 (0.99%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 706 (100.00%) Linux
2 276 (39.09%) Windows
3 173 (24.50%) Unix
4 151 (21.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 124 (17.56%) CentOS
6 64 (9.07%) Solaris
7 53 (7.51%) Windows Server
8 50 (7.08%) Windows Server 2008
9 45 (6.37%) Ubuntu
10 36 (5.10%) Windows Server 2003
11 33 (4.67%) Windows 2000
12 23 (3.26%) Debian
13 18 (2.55%) Fedora
14 14 (1.98%) Mac OS X
15 13 (1.84%) SUSE
16 11 (1.56%) Embedded Linux
16 11 (1.56%) VMS
17 9 (1.27%) AIX
18 8 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
19 7 (0.99%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (24.65%) DevOps
2 127 (17.99%) ITIL
3 99 (14.02%) Agile Software Development
3 99 (14.02%) Software Engineering
4 86 (12.18%) Configuration Management
5 78 (11.05%) Scrum
6 74 (10.48%) High Availability
7 53 (7.51%) Multithreading
8 51 (7.22%) Load Balancing
8 51 (7.22%) TDD
9 44 (6.23%) Cross-Platform Development
10 43 (6.09%) Incident Management
11 40 (5.67%) Open Source
12 39 (5.52%) OOP
13 33 (4.67%) BDD
13 33 (4.67%) Data Loss Prevention
13 33 (4.67%) OO
14 31 (4.39%) Performance Tuning
15 30 (4.25%) Network Design
16 26 (3.68%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 232 (32.86%) Python
2 191 (27.05%) Perl
3 129 (18.27%) Bash Shell
4 115 (16.29%) C++
5 114 (16.15%) Java
6 89 (12.61%) Ruby
7 86 (12.18%) PHP
8 77 (10.91%) SQL
9 69 (9.77%) PowerShell
10 54 (7.65%) C
11 40 (5.67%) JavaScript
12 17 (2.41%) Shell Script
13 10 (1.42%) PL/SQL
13 10 (1.42%) T-SQL
14 6 (0.85%) VBScript
15 4 (0.57%) Korn
16 3 (0.42%) Embedded C
16 3 (0.42%) Embedded C++
17 1 (0.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 69 (9.77%) Security Cleared
2 68 (9.63%) RHCE
3 51 (7.22%) Degree
4 48 (6.80%) RHCSA
5 44 (6.23%) Cisco Certification
5 44 (6.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 34 (4.82%) SC Cleared
7 33 (4.67%) CCNA
8 20 (2.83%) CCNP
9 12 (1.70%) CTC Cleared
10 11 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (1.13%) BPSS Clearance
11 8 (1.13%) CEH
11 8 (1.13%) CISSP
12 6 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (0.85%) RHCA
13 5 (0.71%) MCSE
14 4 (0.57%) DV Cleared
15 3 (0.42%) CCIE
15 3 (0.42%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.25%) SLA
2 27 (3.82%) QA
3 15 (2.12%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.99%) PA-DSS
5 6 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.28%) RMADS
System Software
1 135 (19.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 70 (9.92%) Active Directory
3 44 (6.23%) Hyper-V
4 41 (5.81%) Docker
5 40 (5.67%) vSphere
6 35 (4.96%) VMware ESX
7 26 (3.68%) VMware ESXi
8 23 (3.26%) Oracle RAC
8 23 (3.26%) Squid
8 23 (3.26%) Varnish
9 21 (2.97%) Samba
10 15 (2.12%) Postfix
11 14 (1.98%) Sendmail
12 13 (1.84%) GlusterFS
12 13 (1.84%) KVM
12 13 (1.84%) vCloud
12 13 (1.84%) VirtualBox
13 11 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
14 10 (1.42%) iptables
14 10 (1.42%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 201 (28.47%) Puppet
2 105 (14.87%) Opscode Chef
3 80 (11.33%) Nagios
4 66 (9.35%) Ansible
5 24 (3.40%) Cacti
6 23 (3.26%) Ganglia
7 22 (3.12%) Backup Exec
8 19 (2.69%) OpenAM
9 17 (2.41%) Salt
10 15 (2.12%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 15 (2.12%) vMotion
11 13 (1.84%) OpenView
11 13 (1.84%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 12 (1.70%) yum
13 11 (1.56%) Graphite
13 11 (1.56%) logstash
13 11 (1.56%) ZABBIX
14 10 (1.42%) collectd
15 6 (0.85%) Red Hat Spacewalk
15 6 (0.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 239 (33.85%) VMware
2 233 (33.00%) Red Hat
3 123 (17.42%) Cisco
4 107 (15.16%) Oracle
5 59 (8.36%) Juniper
6 44 (6.23%) Sun
7 40 (5.67%) F5
8 39 (5.52%) CheckPoint
9 38 (5.38%) Microsoft
10 33 (4.67%) Palo Alto
11 29 (4.11%) HP
12 28 (3.97%) EMC
13 25 (3.54%) Splunk
14 23 (3.26%) Veeam
15 21 (2.97%) Symantec
16 18 (2.55%) Blue Coat
17 17 (2.41%) Crossbeam
17 17 (2.41%) Sourcefire
18 13 (1.84%) BMC
19 11 (1.56%) Citrix
Guildford, Surrey
Alfen
Salary: From £35,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £34,000 to £44,000 per annum Superb base with excellent bonus and
Posted: 17 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Brighton, Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesex
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + PHI, Pension
Posted: 20 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
East Sussex
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Alfen
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £35,000 to £65,000 per annum Shares + Benefits + More!
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Private Health, Pension, Tr
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 45k plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 35k plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnborough
Venturi
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Farnborough
Venturi
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Surrey
TRG
Salary: 30000-45000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading
360 Resourcing
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Surrey
SFW Ltd
Posted: 27 days ago
Aylesbury/ Slough, UK
Intel.
Salary: Highly Competitive Salary with Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Aylesbury/ Slough, UK
Intel.
Salary: Highly Competitive Salary with Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Guildford
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + on call bonus + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago