The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 225 224 197
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 20 5 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.31% 0.089% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.093% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 19 4 14
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +17.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £39,000 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £53,000 £46,750
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.58% -
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 West 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 West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6224 5398 5090
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.56% 95.64% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 5207 4693 4501
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £22,614
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Linux Engineer Salary Trend in the South West

Linux Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Engineer across the South West region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Linux Engineer Salary Histogram in the South West

Linux Engineer
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the South West region over the 3 months to 21 November 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Bristol - 10 £32,500 -
Wiltshire -1 7 £38,000 -10.58%
Somerset - 2 £36,250 - 1
Devon - 1 - -
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the South West region that cited 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 Linux Engineer in their job title.

1 41 (100.00%) Linux
2 25 (60.98%) Red Hat
3 23 (56.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (46.34%) UNIX
5 16 (39.02%) CentOS
6 15 (36.59%) Apache
6 15 (36.59%) Solaris
7 14 (34.15%) VMware
8 13 (31.71%) HP
8 13 (31.71%) MySQL
9 11 (26.83%) Windows
10 10 (24.39%) ITIL
11 9 (21.95%) Java
11 9 (21.95%) SAN
11 9 (21.95%) Symantec
11 9 (21.95%) NetBackup
11 9 (21.95%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (17.07%) Shell Script
12 7 (17.07%) HPUX
13 6 (14.63%) Tomcat
13 6 (14.63%) VMS
13 6 (14.63%) TCP/IP
13 6 (14.63%) Fedora
13 6 (14.63%) SUSE
13 6 (14.63%) Open Source
14 5 (12.20%) DevOps
14 5 (12.20%) SC Cleared
14 5 (12.20%) Security Cleared
14 5 (12.20%) Configuration Management
14 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2003

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the South West region that cited 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 Linux Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (36.59%) Apache
2 6 (14.63%) Tomcat
3 4 (9.76%) IIS
3 4 (9.76%) JBoss
4 3 (7.32%) nginx
4 3 (7.32%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.44%) Confluence
5 1 (2.44%) MediaWiki
5 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.95%) SAN
2 6 (14.63%) TCP/IP
3 5 (12.20%) LAN
3 5 (12.20%) WAN
4 3 (7.32%) DHCP
4 3 (7.32%) Internet
4 3 (7.32%) Firewall
5 1 (2.44%) IPsec
5 1 (2.44%) Network Security
5 1 (2.44%) LDAP
5 1 (2.44%) OSPF
5 1 (2.44%) BGP
5 1 (2.44%) EIGRP
5 1 (2.44%) VPN
5 1 (2.44%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (31.71%) MySQL
2 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.44%) Hazelcast
3 1 (2.44%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Subversion
2 2 (4.88%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.44%) JIRA
3 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.44%) Hudson
General
1 3 (7.32%) Publishing
2 1 (2.44%) Retail
2 1 (2.44%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) J2EE
2 1 (2.44%) XML
2 1 (2.44%) Middleware
2 1 (2.44%) LAMP
2 1 (2.44%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (2.44%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Open Source
2 4 (9.76%) Clustering
2 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.32%) Derivative
4 2 (4.88%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.44%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 41 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (56.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (46.34%) UNIX
4 16 (39.02%) CentOS
5 15 (36.59%) Solaris
6 11 (26.83%) Windows
7 7 (17.07%) HPUX
8 6 (14.63%) VMS
8 6 (14.63%) SUSE
8 6 (14.63%) Fedora
9 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (7.32%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (7.32%) Ubuntu
11 3 (7.32%) Debian
12 1 (2.44%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) ITIL
2 5 (12.20%) Configuration Management
2 5 (12.20%) DevOps
3 4 (9.76%) Software Deployment
3 4 (9.76%) Project Management
3 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2
3 4 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (7.32%) Time Management
4 3 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (7.32%) Web Development
4 3 (7.32%) Software Architecture
4 3 (7.32%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (4.88%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.88%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.44%) Data Modelling
6 1 (2.44%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.44%) Process Management
6 1 (2.44%) Change Management
6 1 (2.44%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.95%) Java
2 7 (17.07%) Shell Script
3 5 (12.20%) Perl
3 5 (12.20%) SQL
4 4 (9.76%) C++
5 3 (7.32%) C#
5 3 (7.32%) Ruby
5 3 (7.32%) PHP
6 2 (4.88%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.44%) C
7 1 (2.44%) PHP5
7 1 (2.44%) Groovy
7 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.44%) Python
7 1 (2.44%) Embedded C
7 1 (2.44%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) SC Cleared
1 5 (12.20%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.76%) Sun Certification
2 4 (9.76%) SCSA
2 4 (9.76%) RHCA
3 3 (7.32%) DV Cleared
3 3 (7.32%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) QA
2 2 (4.88%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (21.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.76%) qmail
2 4 (9.76%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.76%) Squid
3 3 (7.32%) VMware ESX
3 3 (7.32%) vSphere
4 1 (2.44%) VirtualBox
4 1 (2.44%) Samba
4 1 (2.44%) Postfix
4 1 (2.44%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (21.95%) NetBackup
2 4 (9.76%) Puppet
3 2 (4.88%) Nagios
3 2 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.44%) Vagrant
4 1 (2.44%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 25 (60.98%) Red Hat
2 14 (34.15%) VMware
3 13 (31.71%) HP
4 9 (21.95%) Symantec
5 4 (9.76%) Citrix
5 4 (9.76%) Oracle
5 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
5 4 (9.76%) Sun
6 3 (7.32%) Cisco
6 3 (7.32%) NetApp
6 3 (7.32%) Veritas
6 3 (7.32%) Brocade
Bath, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + 10-15% Bonus, Pension, Health
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