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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 202 208 181
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 38 17 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.64% 0.32% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.34% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 32 15 33
Average salary £38,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,200 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
5720 5031 5233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.22% 95.56% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4835 4276 4642
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 £24,000 £22,950 £23,500
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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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 - 14 £41,250 - 4
Wiltshire +5 11 £37,500 -6.25%
Devon - 5 £38,000 -
Gloucestershire -6 3 £48,750 +25.00% 1
Dorset -27 3 £95,000 +111.11%
Cornwall - 1 £45,000 -
Somerset - 1 £37,500 - 1
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 58 (100.00%) Linux
2 45 (77.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 38 (65.52%) Red Hat
4 31 (53.45%) UNIX
5 26 (44.83%) VMware
6 21 (36.21%) Solaris
7 19 (32.76%) VMware Infrastructure
8 18 (31.03%) CentOS
8 18 (31.03%) DevOps
9 16 (27.59%) Shell Script
9 16 (27.59%) HP
10 15 (25.86%) Symantec
10 15 (25.86%) Configuration Management
10 15 (25.86%) Tomcat
10 15 (25.86%) SUSE
11 14 (24.14%) Apache
11 14 (24.14%) Sun
11 14 (24.14%) Puppet
12 13 (22.41%) Sun Certification
12 13 (22.41%) ITIL
12 13 (22.41%) SCSA
13 12 (20.69%) RHCA
13 12 (20.69%) Fedora
13 12 (20.69%) Python
13 12 (20.69%) Perl
13 12 (20.69%) Oracle
13 12 (20.69%) Opscode Chef
14 11 (18.97%) Open Source
14 11 (18.97%) MySQL
14 11 (18.97%) NetBackup

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 (25.86%) Tomcat
2 14 (24.14%) Apache
3 1 (1.72%) JBoss
3 1 (1.72%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.72%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MS Office
1 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.52%) SaaS
2 6 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (8.62%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (8.62%) Amazon S3
4 4 (6.90%) PaaS
4 4 (6.90%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.24%) SAN
2 3 (5.17%) Internet
2 3 (5.17%) Network Security
2 3 (5.17%) Multicast
3 2 (3.45%) DHCP
3 2 (3.45%) DNS
4 1 (1.72%) Broadband
4 1 (1.72%) LAN
4 1 (1.72%) WAN
4 1 (1.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.97%) MySQL
2 5 (8.62%) Hazelcast
2 5 (8.62%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (6.90%) Oracle BI EE
3 4 (6.90%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.72%) Redis
4 1 (1.72%) SQLite
4 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.72%) Ant
2 1 (1.72%) Maven
2 1 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.72%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (13.79%) Finance
2 6 (10.34%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.90%) Law
4 3 (5.17%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.17%) Advertising
4 3 (5.17%) Electronics
4 3 (5.17%) Retail
4 3 (5.17%) Marketing
5 2 (3.45%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.62%) ActiveMQ
2 4 (6.90%) Middleware
2 4 (6.90%) Oracle Fusion
2 4 (6.90%) WebCenter
2 4 (6.90%) MCollective
3 3 (5.17%) .NET
4 1 (1.72%) CSS
4 1 (1.72%) Web Services
4 1 (1.72%) XML
4 1 (1.72%) HTML
4 1 (1.72%) Ajax
4 1 (1.72%) JSON
4 1 (1.72%) HTML5
4 1 (1.72%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.97%) Open Source
2 9 (15.52%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (12.07%) Computer Science
4 5 (8.62%) Management Information System
5 4 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (5.17%) Derivative
6 3 (5.17%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 58 (100.00%) Linux
2 45 (77.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 31 (53.45%) UNIX
4 21 (36.21%) Solaris
5 18 (31.03%) CentOS
6 15 (25.86%) SUSE
7 12 (20.69%) Fedora
8 9 (15.52%) HPUX
9 6 (10.34%) Windows
10 5 (8.62%) VMS
11 4 (6.90%) Debian
11 4 (6.90%) Ubuntu
12 3 (5.17%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (1.72%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (1.72%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (31.03%) DevOps
2 15 (25.86%) Configuration Management
3 13 (22.41%) ITIL
4 9 (15.52%) Project Management
5 8 (13.79%) PRINCE2
5 8 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (12.07%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (8.62%) Kanban
7 5 (8.62%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (8.62%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (8.62%) Scrum
7 5 (8.62%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (6.90%) Identity Management
8 4 (6.90%) E-Commerce
8 4 (6.90%) SOA
8 4 (6.90%) Service Delivery
8 4 (6.90%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (6.90%) Mentoring
9 3 (5.17%) Time Management
9 3 (5.17%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 16 (27.59%) Shell Script
2 12 (20.69%) Perl
2 12 (20.69%) Python
3 11 (18.97%) Ruby
4 10 (17.24%) Java
5 9 (15.52%) PHP
5 9 (15.52%) Bash Shell
6 5 (8.62%) PHP5
6 5 (8.62%) Groovy
7 4 (6.90%) SQL
7 4 (6.90%) Jython
8 2 (3.45%) C++
9 1 (1.72%) C
9 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.72%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.72%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.72%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.72%) AWK
Qualifications
1 13 (22.41%) Sun Certification
1 13 (22.41%) SCSA
2 12 (20.69%) RHCA
3 9 (15.52%) Security Cleared
4 6 (10.34%) VCP4
5 4 (6.90%) SC Cleared
6 3 (5.17%) RHCE
6 3 (5.17%) Degree
7 1 (1.72%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) SLA
2 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 19 (32.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.62%) VirtualBox
3 4 (6.90%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (5.17%) Active Directory
4 3 (5.17%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 14 (24.14%) Puppet
2 12 (20.69%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (18.97%) NetBackup
4 5 (8.62%) Vagrant
5 4 (6.90%) Oracle Identity Management
6 3 (5.17%) CFEngine
7 2 (3.45%) WSUS
7 2 (3.45%) Nagios
8 1 (1.72%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 38 (65.52%) Red Hat
2 26 (44.83%) VMware
3 16 (27.59%) HP
4 15 (25.86%) Symantec
5 14 (24.14%) Sun
6 12 (20.69%) Oracle
7 3 (5.17%) SAP
8 1 (1.72%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.72%) Twitter
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Connectus
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus = pension + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + shares, bupa, pension
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol, Gloucestershire
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Bristol, South West, United Kingdom
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Bristol, Avon
SCC
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago