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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 138 272 241
Rank change year-on-year
+134 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 420 204 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.39% 0.98% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.46% 1.01% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 362 168 238
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +7.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £24,600 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £66,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,000 £42,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+10.58% +7.59%
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
17047 20159 21279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 97.02% 96.58% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 14291 16888 16639
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +45 125 £50,000 - 6
Surrey +79 107 £50,000 -4.76% 18
Hampshire +69 105 £47,500 +31.94% 12
East Sussex +43 43 £45,000 - 2
Kent +17 14 £45,000 -6.25%
Oxfordshire +1 11 £55,000 -4.34% 5
Buckinghamshire +18 10 £36,000 -4.00% 1
West Sussex +19 5 £27,500 -35.29%
Linux Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 729 (100.00%) Linux
2 280 (38.41%) Windows
3 246 (33.74%) VMware
4 232 (31.82%) Red Hat
5 223 (30.59%) Python
6 203 (27.85%) Puppet
7 193 (26.47%) DevOps
8 182 (24.97%) Unix
9 181 (24.83%) Apache
10 179 (24.55%) Perl
11 175 (24.01%) MySQL
12 166 (22.77%) TCP/IP
12 166 (22.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 147 (20.16%) Firewall
14 135 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
15 133 (18.24%) Bash Shell
16 132 (18.11%) ITIL
17 128 (17.56%) LAMP
18 124 (17.01%) CentOS
19 121 (16.60%) C++
19 121 (16.60%) Java
20 118 (16.19%) Oracle
21 115 (15.78%) Tomcat
21 115 (15.78%) Amazon AWS
22 114 (15.64%) Cisco
23 106 (14.54%) Agile Software Development
24 105 (14.40%) Software Engineering
25 104 (14.27%) PHP
26 102 (13.99%) Opscode Chef
27 93 (12.76%) Configuration Management

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
1 181 (24.83%) Apache
2 115 (15.78%) Tomcat
3 91 (12.48%) nginx
4 76 (10.43%) JBoss
5 39 (5.35%) WebLogic
6 33 (4.53%) OpenStack
7 30 (4.12%) WebSphere
8 24 (3.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 19 (2.61%) BizTalk Server
10 18 (2.47%) Drupal
11 15 (2.06%) Eucalyptus
12 12 (1.65%) CMS
13 9 (1.23%) IIS
14 7 (0.96%) Apache Spark
15 4 (0.55%) WebLogic Portal
16 3 (0.41%) IBM Notes
16 3 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
17 2 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
17 2 (0.27%) MS Exchange
17 2 (0.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (2.19%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (1.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (1.37%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 115 (15.78%) Amazon AWS
2 68 (9.33%) SaaS
3 32 (4.39%) Amazon EC2
4 30 (4.12%) Microsoft Azure
5 25 (3.43%) IaaS
6 14 (1.92%) Amazon S3
7 12 (1.65%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 12 (1.65%) PaaS
8 11 (1.51%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 6 (0.82%) OpenShift
10 5 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (0.27%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.27%) Office 365
11 2 (0.27%) Route 53
11 2 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.14%) GitHub
12 1 (0.14%) IBM Cloud
12 1 (0.14%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 166 (22.77%) TCP/IP
2 147 (20.16%) Firewall
3 73 (10.01%) DNS
4 63 (8.64%) LDAP
4 63 (8.64%) SAN
5 52 (7.13%) HTTP
6 47 (6.45%) SMTP
7 28 (3.84%) NAS
8 27 (3.70%) VLAN
8 27 (3.70%) VoIP
9 26 (3.57%) Internet
9 26 (3.57%) SSH
9 26 (3.57%) Wireshark
10 18 (2.47%) FTP
11 17 (2.33%) Telnet
11 17 (2.33%) VPN
12 14 (1.92%) SSL
13 13 (1.78%) IPsec
13 13 (1.78%) LAN
13 13 (1.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (24.01%) MySQL
2 74 (10.15%) SQL Server
3 33 (4.53%) Relational Database
4 30 (4.12%) Redis
5 24 (3.29%) RDBMS
6 19 (2.61%) NoSQL
7 17 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
8 16 (2.19%) MongoDB
9 14 (1.92%) Hadoop
9 14 (1.92%) InterSystems Cache
10 12 (1.65%) Amazon RDS
11 10 (1.37%) MariaDB
12 7 (0.96%) Big Data
13 4 (0.55%) Apache Cassandra
13 4 (0.55%) DB2
13 4 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
14 3 (0.41%) Aerospike
15 2 (0.27%) GIS
15 2 (0.27%) Oracle Database
15 2 (0.27%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 58 (7.96%) Jenkins
2 45 (6.17%) JIRA
3 42 (5.76%) Subversion
4 37 (5.08%) Git (software)
5 32 (4.39%) Vagrant
6 18 (2.47%) Eclipse
7 15 (2.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 15 (2.06%) TeamCity
8 8 (1.10%) Cucumber
9 6 (0.82%) CMake
10 3 (0.41%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (0.27%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.27%) Hudson
11 2 (0.27%) Travis CI
12 1 (0.14%) Ant
12 1 (0.14%) Maven
12 1 (0.14%) MSI
12 1 (0.14%) Rational DOORS
12 1 (0.14%) Selenium
12 1 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 54 (7.41%) Finance
2 47 (6.45%) French Language
3 41 (5.62%) German Language
4 28 (3.84%) Telecoms
5 24 (3.29%) Manufacturing
6 13 (1.78%) Electronics
6 13 (1.78%) Marketing
7 7 (0.96%) Games
8 6 (0.82%) Automotive
8 6 (0.82%) Banking
9 5 (0.69%) Law
9 5 (0.69%) Retail
10 4 (0.55%) Advertising
10 4 (0.55%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (17.56%) LAMP
2 73 (10.01%) Web Services
3 56 (7.68%) LEMP Stack
4 31 (4.25%) HTML
5 23 (3.16%) CSS
5 23 (3.16%) Middleware
6 19 (2.61%) ActiveMQ
7 16 (2.19%) Java EE
8 15 (2.06%) Sensu
9 12 (1.65%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 12 (1.65%) STL
10 10 (1.37%) Ajax
11 8 (1.10%) MCollective
12 7 (0.96%) .NET
12 7 (0.96%) LAPP Stack
13 5 (0.69%) FreeSWITCH
13 5 (0.69%) Qt
13 5 (0.69%) REST
14 4 (0.55%) Node.js
14 4 (0.55%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 48 (6.58%) Clustering
2 37 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (4.94%) Data Centre
4 29 (3.98%) Contactless
4 29 (3.98%) Embedded Systems
5 22 (3.02%) Enterprise Software
6 21 (2.88%) Computer Science
6 21 (2.88%) Wiki
7 15 (2.06%) Enterprise Cloud
8 14 (1.92%) PKI
9 12 (1.65%) Replication
10 11 (1.51%) Physics
11 10 (1.37%) EMC VNX
11 10 (1.37%) Xbox
12 9 (1.23%) Cyberthreat
12 9 (1.23%) Private Cloud
13 7 (0.96%) Cloud Native
13 7 (0.96%) Management Information System
13 7 (0.96%) Mathematics
13 7 (0.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 729 (100.00%) Linux
2 280 (38.41%) Windows
3 182 (24.97%) Unix
4 166 (22.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 124 (17.01%) CentOS
6 73 (10.01%) Solaris
7 54 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 53 (7.27%) Ubuntu
9 51 (7.00%) Windows Server
10 42 (5.76%) Windows Server 2003
11 38 (5.21%) Windows 2000
12 27 (3.70%) Debian
13 20 (2.74%) Fedora
14 15 (2.06%) SUSE
15 13 (1.78%) Embedded Linux
16 10 (1.37%) AIX
16 10 (1.37%) VMS
17 9 (1.23%) Mac OS X
18 8 (1.10%) Android
18 8 (1.10%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (26.47%) DevOps
2 132 (18.11%) ITIL
3 106 (14.54%) Agile Software Development
4 105 (14.40%) Software Engineering
5 93 (12.76%) Configuration Management
6 84 (11.52%) Scrum
7 75 (10.29%) High Availability
8 58 (7.96%) Load Balancing
9 56 (7.68%) Multithreading
10 50 (6.86%) TDD
11 45 (6.17%) Cross-Platform Development
12 40 (5.49%) Incident Management
13 37 (5.08%) Open Source
13 37 (5.08%) Performance Tuning
14 36 (4.94%) OOP
15 34 (4.66%) Network Design
15 34 (4.66%) OO
16 32 (4.39%) BDD
16 32 (4.39%) Data Loss Prevention
17 30 (4.12%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 223 (30.59%) Python
2 179 (24.55%) Perl
3 133 (18.24%) Bash Shell
4 121 (16.60%) C++
4 121 (16.60%) Java
5 104 (14.27%) PHP
6 88 (12.07%) SQL
7 86 (11.80%) Ruby
8 66 (9.05%) PowerShell
9 60 (8.23%) C
10 39 (5.35%) JavaScript
11 17 (2.33%) Shell Script
12 12 (1.65%) PL/SQL
12 12 (1.65%) T-SQL
13 6 (0.82%) VBScript
14 4 (0.55%) Embedded C
14 4 (0.55%) Embedded C++
15 1 (0.14%) Korn
15 1 (0.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 73 (10.01%) RHCE
1 73 (10.01%) Security Cleared
2 52 (7.13%) Degree
3 50 (6.86%) RHCSA
4 43 (5.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 37 (5.08%) Cisco Certification
6 33 (4.53%) SC Cleared
7 29 (3.98%) CCNA
8 12 (1.65%) CTC Cleared
9 11 (1.51%) CCNP
10 8 (1.10%) BPSS Clearance
10 8 (1.10%) CEH
10 8 (1.10%) CISSP
10 8 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (0.82%) RHCA
12 4 (0.55%) CCIE
12 4 (0.55%) MCSE
13 3 (0.41%) PhD
14 2 (0.27%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.12%) SLA
2 29 (3.98%) QA
3 15 (2.06%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.82%) PA-DSS
6 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 135 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 72 (9.88%) Active Directory
3 43 (5.90%) Hyper-V
3 43 (5.90%) VMware ESX
4 39 (5.35%) Docker
5 35 (4.80%) vSphere
6 30 (4.12%) VMware ESXi
7 29 (3.98%) Varnish
8 24 (3.29%) Samba
9 23 (3.16%) Oracle RAC
10 20 (2.74%) Squid
11 18 (2.47%) Postfix
12 17 (2.33%) Sendmail
13 15 (2.06%) GlusterFS
13 15 (2.06%) vCloud
14 14 (1.92%) NFS
15 13 (1.78%) KVM
16 11 (1.51%) iptables
16 11 (1.51%) Virtual Servers
17 10 (1.37%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 203 (27.85%) Puppet
2 102 (13.99%) Opscode Chef
3 81 (11.11%) Nagios
4 71 (9.74%) Ansible
5 24 (3.29%) Backup Exec
5 24 (3.29%) Cacti
6 23 (3.16%) Ganglia
7 19 (2.61%) OpenAM
8 17 (2.33%) vMotion
9 16 (2.19%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 15 (2.06%) OpenView
10 15 (2.06%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 13 (1.78%) Salt
12 12 (1.65%) yum
13 9 (1.23%) Graphite
13 9 (1.23%) logstash
13 9 (1.23%) ZABBIX
14 8 (1.10%) collectd
15 6 (0.82%) HAProxy
15 6 (0.82%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 246 (33.74%) VMware
2 232 (31.82%) Red Hat
3 118 (16.19%) Oracle
4 114 (15.64%) Cisco
5 65 (8.92%) Juniper
6 47 (6.45%) Sun
7 44 (6.04%) CheckPoint
8 43 (5.90%) F5
9 38 (5.21%) Palo Alto
10 35 (4.80%) Microsoft
11 32 (4.39%) HP
12 25 (3.43%) Splunk
12 25 (3.43%) Veeam
13 23 (3.16%) Blue Coat
13 23 (3.16%) Symantec
14 22 (3.02%) Crossbeam
14 22 (3.02%) Sourcefire
15 21 (2.88%) EMC
16 15 (2.06%) BMC
17 12 (1.65%) SAP
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Tony Timmins Associates
Salary: From £30,700 to £37,700 per annum + EXCELLENT Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hampshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + 8% pension, private medical, etc
Posted: 15 hours ago
Surrey
TRG
Salary: benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Epsom, Surrey
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 - £70000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35 000 - £50 000 (+ top tier package and benefits!!!)
Posted: 9 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £30.3k - 40.3k per year + 10% bonus + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 35k plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 50k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Parham Consulting Ltd
Salary: Maximum £65k + 15% bonus, shares and good benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnborough
Venturi
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Talent International
Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Parham Consulting
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum plus 15% bonus, shares and good benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Talent International
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Reigate
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 plus bonus plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Verticality Ltd
Salary: Salary £50k + potential equity stake
Posted: 6 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Networkers
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Company Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Middlesex
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + PHI, Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £35,000 to £65,000 per annum Shares + Benefits + More!
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
ECM Selection
Salary: to £35k
Posted: 4 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, 25 days
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Private Health, Pension, Tr
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