The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Linux Engineer
Rank 446 431 417
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Engineer 5 7 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.021% 0.031% 0.098%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.033% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 23
Average salary £50,000 £65,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +36.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £46,500 £45,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-2.29% -13.00%
Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22768 21308 23387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.70% 94.93% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 18193 17655 20251
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Senior Linux Engineer
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Surrey -2 2 £55,000 -15.38%
Oxfordshire - 2 £48,750 -
Berkshire -5 1 £50,000 -23.07%
Senior Linux Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (55.00%) MySQL
2 11 (55.00%) Red Hat
3 8 (40.00%) Java
3 8 (40.00%) CentOS
3 8 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (35.00%) Puppet
4 7 (35.00%) Perl
4 7 (35.00%) Oracle
4 7 (35.00%) Tomcat
4 7 (35.00%) VMware
5 6 (30.00%) C
6 5 (25.00%) KVM
6 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (20.00%) Jetty
7 4 (20.00%) Online Games
7 4 (20.00%) Online Betting
7 4 (20.00%) Database Tuning
7 4 (20.00%) nginx
7 4 (20.00%) Plesk
7 4 (20.00%) Scientific Linux
7 4 (20.00%) Bash Shell
7 4 (20.00%) Social Media
7 4 (20.00%) C++
7 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 4 (20.00%) IIS
7 4 (20.00%) JBoss
7 4 (20.00%) Apache
7 4 (20.00%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (35.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (20.00%) Jetty
2 4 (20.00%) nginx
2 4 (20.00%) IIS
2 4 (20.00%) Apache
3 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (20.00%) VPN
1 4 (20.00%) Internet
2 3 (15.00%) HTTP
2 3 (15.00%) DNS
2 3 (15.00%) SSL
2 3 (15.00%) LDAP
3 2 (10.00%) WAN
3 2 (10.00%) Firewall
4 1 (5.00%) IPsec
4 1 (5.00%) BGP
4 1 (5.00%) MPLS
4 1 (5.00%) OSPF
4 1 (5.00%) DHCP
4 1 (5.00%) Ethernet
4 1 (5.00%) LAN
4 1 (5.00%) SAN
4 1 (5.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (55.00%) MySQL
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (15.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (15.00%) Apache Cassandra
General
1 4 (20.00%) Online Betting
1 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (20.00%) Games
2 1 (5.00%) Electronics
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Online Games
1 4 (20.00%) Social Media
2 1 (5.00%) VHDL
2 1 (5.00%) Verilog
2 1 (5.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (5.00%) Firmware
2 1 (5.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (40.00%) CentOS
2 8 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (20.00%) Scientific Linux
4 3 (15.00%) FreeBSD
5 1 (5.00%) SUSE
5 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
5 1 (5.00%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (20.00%) Database Tuning
1 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (20.00%) Scrum
2 3 (15.00%) Benchmarking
2 3 (15.00%) Capacity Management
2 3 (15.00%) Performance Analysis
2 3 (15.00%) Release Management
3 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.00%) CAE
4 1 (5.00%) Electronic Design Automation
4 1 (5.00%) System Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Low Latency
4 1 (5.00%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) Java
2 7 (35.00%) Perl
3 6 (30.00%) C
4 4 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 4 (20.00%) C++
4 4 (20.00%) Ruby
5 3 (15.00%) Shell Script
5 3 (15.00%) Python
6 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) RHCE
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) CCNP
2 1 (5.00%) CCNA
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) KVM
1 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) Xen
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) Puppet
2 4 (20.00%) Plesk
3 3 (15.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Red Hat
2 7 (35.00%) Oracle
2 7 (35.00%) VMware
3 4 (20.00%) JBoss
4 3 (15.00%) Blue Coat
4 3 (15.00%) F5
5 1 (5.00%) NetApp
5 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.00%) Infoblox