The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South West region that had Linux Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 194 154 197
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +43
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 41 104 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.76% 1.76% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 1.82% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 40 97 36
Median salary £35,000 £41,250 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.15% +0.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £72,500 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
5232 5718 5928
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.27% 96.95% 97.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4431 4869 4897
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,750 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,648
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region that featured Linux Engineer in the job title.

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 25 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
Bristol -26 22 £35,000 -17.64% 2
Gloucestershire -12 13 £35,000 +29.62% 1
Somerset - 3 £40,000 - 2
Wiltshire +2 2 £33,250 -33.50%
Devon +8 1 £27,500 - 1
Linux Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 West region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 78 (100.00%) Linux
2 29 (37.18%) Windows
3 28 (35.90%) Python
4 27 (34.62%) Unix
5 23 (29.49%) Puppet
6 20 (25.64%) Microsoft
6 20 (25.64%) Configuration Management
6 20 (25.64%) Software Engineering
7 18 (23.08%) Telecoms
7 18 (23.08%) Digital Media
8 16 (20.51%) OpenStack
8 16 (20.51%) Bash Shell
8 16 (20.51%) Firewall
8 16 (20.51%) Internet
9 15 (19.23%) MySQL
9 15 (19.23%) Opscode Chef
9 15 (19.23%) Data Centre
10 13 (16.67%) Ansible
10 13 (16.67%) VMware
10 13 (16.67%) TCP/IP
11 12 (15.38%) SQL
11 12 (15.38%) Big Data
11 12 (15.38%) Palo Alto
11 12 (15.38%) Windows Server
11 12 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
12 11 (14.10%) Git (software)
12 11 (14.10%) Elasticsearch
12 11 (14.10%) LAMP
12 11 (14.10%) Ruby
13 10 (12.82%) E-business

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 16 (20.51%) OpenStack
2 11 (14.10%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (10.26%) JBoss
4 7 (8.97%) Apache
4 7 (8.97%) IIS
5 6 (7.69%) CloudStack
5 6 (7.69%) WebLogic
5 6 (7.69%) WebSphere
5 6 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (3.85%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.28%) ColdFusion
7 1 (1.28%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.28%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.28%) MS Office
2 1 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.28%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.28%) PaaS
3 1 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (20.51%) Firewall
1 16 (20.51%) Internet
2 13 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 10 (12.82%) NetScaler
4 6 (7.69%) SAN
4 6 (7.69%) SSH
5 5 (6.41%) NAS
5 5 (6.41%) VPN
6 4 (5.13%) DNS
6 4 (5.13%) LAN
6 4 (5.13%) WAN
7 3 (3.85%) 3G
7 3 (3.85%) ADSL
7 3 (3.85%) DHCP
7 3 (3.85%) IP Telephony
7 3 (3.85%) Reverse Proxy
7 3 (3.85%) WLAN
8 1 (1.28%) HTTP
8 1 (1.28%) Network Security
8 1 (1.28%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (19.23%) MySQL
2 12 (15.38%) Big Data
3 10 (12.82%) Couchbase
4 7 (8.97%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.28%) Apache Accumulo
5 1 (1.28%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (14.10%) Git (software)
2 6 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 6 (7.69%) Subversion
2 6 (7.69%) TeamCity
3 5 (6.41%) PHPUnit
4 1 (1.28%) JIRA
General
1 18 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 8 (10.26%) Marketing
2 8 (10.26%) Retail
3 2 (2.56%) Banking
3 2 (2.56%) Finance
4 1 (1.28%) Advertising
4 1 (1.28%) Automotive
4 1 (1.28%) Electronics
4 1 (1.28%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.10%) LAMP
2 7 (8.97%) .NET
3 6 (7.69%) HTML
4 5 (6.41%) CSS
4 5 (6.41%) HTML5
4 5 (6.41%) jQuery
4 5 (6.41%) Laravel
4 5 (6.41%) REST
5 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.28%) COM
5 1 (1.28%) ELK Stack
5 1 (1.28%) JSON
5 1 (1.28%) Kafka
5 1 (1.28%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (1.28%) SOAP
5 1 (1.28%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (23.08%) Digital Media
2 15 (19.23%) Data Centre
3 10 (12.82%) Mathematics
3 10 (12.82%) Physics
4 8 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.85%) EPoS
6 1 (1.28%) Cybercrime
6 1 (1.28%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.28%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.28%) iPad
6 1 (1.28%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.28%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.28%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 78 (100.00%) Linux
2 29 (37.18%) Windows
3 27 (34.62%) Unix
4 12 (15.38%) Windows Server
5 8 (10.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (8.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.85%) CentOS
7 3 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.56%) AIX
9 1 (1.28%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (1.28%) FreeNAS
9 1 (1.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.64%) Configuration Management
1 20 (25.64%) Software Engineering
2 10 (12.82%) E-business
2 10 (12.82%) E-Commerce
2 10 (12.82%) ITIL
3 9 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (10.26%) DevOps
5 7 (8.97%) Scrum
5 7 (8.97%) Time Management
6 6 (7.69%) Auto-Scaling
6 6 (7.69%) Build Automation
6 6 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (7.69%) DSDM
6 6 (7.69%) Open Source
6 6 (7.69%) OWASP
6 6 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (7.69%) RUP
7 5 (6.41%) Project Management
7 5 (6.41%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 28 (35.90%) Python
2 16 (20.51%) Bash Shell
3 12 (15.38%) SQL
4 11 (14.10%) Ruby
5 10 (12.82%) C++
6 9 (11.54%) Shell Script
7 8 (10.26%) PHP
8 7 (8.97%) Perl
9 6 (7.69%) C
9 6 (7.69%) JavaScript
10 3 (3.85%) PowerShell
11 2 (2.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (12.82%) Degree
2 5 (6.41%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.13%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.85%) CCENT
5 2 (2.56%) CCNA
5 2 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.28%) CCNP
6 1 (1.28%) CISSP
6 1 (1.28%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (1.28%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.28%) GIAC
6 1 (1.28%) Linux+ Certification
6 1 (1.28%) MCSE
6 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.28%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (1.28%) PhD
6 1 (1.28%) RHCE
6 1 (1.28%) SANS
6 1 (1.28%) Security+ Certification
6 1 (1.28%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 8 (10.26%) Active Directory
1 8 (10.26%) vSphere
2 7 (8.97%) Docker
3 6 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.69%) Xen
3 6 (7.69%) XenServer
4 1 (1.28%) Apache Flume
4 1 (1.28%) Dovecot
4 1 (1.28%) Firmware
4 1 (1.28%) Postfix
4 1 (1.28%) Samba
4 1 (1.28%) vCloud
4 1 (1.28%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.28%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 23 (29.49%) Puppet
2 15 (19.23%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (16.67%) Ansible
4 6 (7.69%) Cobbler
4 6 (7.69%) Salt
4 6 (7.69%) Terraform
4 6 (7.69%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.28%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.28%) Kibana
5 1 (1.28%) logstash
5 1 (1.28%) SCCM
5 1 (1.28%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (25.64%) Microsoft
2 13 (16.67%) VMware
3 12 (15.38%) Palo Alto
4 10 (12.82%) Cisco
4 10 (12.82%) Red Hat
4 10 (12.82%) Remedy
5 9 (11.54%) Oracle
6 6 (7.69%) EnterpriseDB
7 2 (2.56%) Dell
7 2 (2.56%) HP
8 1 (1.28%) Apple
8 1 (1.28%) Cloudera
8 1 (1.28%) EMC
8 1 (1.28%) Hortonworks
8 1 (1.28%) Intel
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Plymouth, Devon
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Datasource Computer Employment
Salary: Excellent Salary!
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £excellent + on call
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom
XIST4 Recruitment
Salary: £25-28,000 + Bens
Posted: 26 days ago
Bath
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Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago