The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Linux Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Linux Engineer
Rank 444 425 430
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Engineer 4 9 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.018% 0.042% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.044% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 15
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £57,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +21.05%
Senior 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
20752 20226 21312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.70% 95.05% 95.53%
Number of salaries quoted 16409 16692 18239
Average salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Linux Engineer in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Senior Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Linux Engineer across the South East region.

Senior Linux Engineer Salary Trend in the South East

Senior Linux Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Linux Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

Senior Linux Engineer Salary Histogram in the South East

Senior 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 Senior Linux Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 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
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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 +12 3 £55,000 -
Oxfordshire +8 1 £55,000 -10.20%
Senior Linux Engineer
England

Senior Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Senior 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 Senior Linux Engineer in their job title.

1 21 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (47.62%) Apache
3 9 (42.86%) JBoss
3 9 (42.86%) RHCE
3 9 (42.86%) Red Hat
4 7 (33.33%) Perl
5 6 (28.57%) UNIX
5 6 (28.57%) Nagios
6 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
6 5 (23.81%) Java
6 5 (23.81%) VMware
6 5 (23.81%) Ruby
6 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
6 5 (23.81%) Hyper-V
6 5 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (19.05%) Bash Shell
7 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Satellite
7 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (19.05%) Ubuntu
7 4 (19.05%) Firewall
7 4 (19.05%) Finance
7 4 (19.05%) Tomcat
7 4 (19.05%) Python
7 4 (19.05%) LDAP
7 4 (19.05%) DNS
7 4 (19.05%) DHCP
8 3 (14.29%) MySQL
8 3 (14.29%) Solaris
8 3 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (14.29%) CentOS

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Senior 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 Senior Linux Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (47.62%) Apache
2 9 (42.86%) JBoss
3 4 (19.05%) Tomcat
4 2 (9.52%) IIS
5 1 (4.76%) ColdFusion
5 1 (4.76%) nginx
5 1 (4.76%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.76%) SaaS
1 1 (4.76%) PaaS
1 1 (4.76%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
2 4 (19.05%) DNS
2 4 (19.05%) LDAP
2 4 (19.05%) DHCP
2 4 (19.05%) Firewall
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (9.52%) NAS
3 2 (9.52%) LAN
3 2 (9.52%) WAN
3 2 (9.52%) SAN
3 2 (9.52%) RTP
4 1 (4.76%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) FreeSWITCH
1 2 (9.52%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Device Driver
1 1 (4.76%) VHDL
1 1 (4.76%) Verilog
1 1 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (28.57%) UNIX
3 5 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (19.05%) Ubuntu
5 3 (14.29%) CentOS
5 3 (14.29%) Solaris
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (9.52%) Windows
7 1 (4.76%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
1 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
1 2 (9.52%) Load Testing
1 2 (9.52%) Data Protection
2 1 (4.76%) Software Architecture
2 1 (4.76%) Low Latency
2 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
2 1 (4.76%) Electronic Design Automation
2 1 (4.76%) Web Development
2 1 (4.76%) ITIL
2 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) Perl
2 5 (23.81%) Java
2 5 (23.81%) Ruby
2 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
3 4 (19.05%) Bash Shell
3 4 (19.05%) Python
4 2 (9.52%) SQL
5 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) RHCE
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (9.52%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.76%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Hyper-V
2 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (14.29%) vSphere
4 2 (9.52%) Dovecot
4 2 (9.52%) Kamailio
4 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
5 1 (4.76%) Firmware
5 1 (4.76%) Xen
5 1 (4.76%) KVM
Systems Management
1 6 (28.57%) Nagios
2 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 5 (23.81%) VMware
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) Citrix
4 1 (4.76%) Percona