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 1 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 198 207 176
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 41 22 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.72% 0.37% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.39% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 37 16 39
Average salary £40,000 £45,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.08% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -10.11%
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
5458 5631 5057
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.75% 95.64% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4597 4683 4460
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 1 June 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 1 June 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 +8 16 £37,500 +21.95% 1
Wiltshire 0 8 £47,500 -24.00% 2
Dorset +13 7 £42,500 -5.55%
Gloucestershire -16 4 £55,000 +19.56%
Cornwall - 4 £38,500 -
Devon - 2 £37,250 -
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 79 (100.00%) Linux
2 50 (63.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 40 (50.63%) Red Hat
4 34 (43.04%) UNIX
5 32 (40.51%) DevOps
6 30 (37.97%) Opscode Chef
7 27 (34.18%) VMware
8 26 (32.91%) Configuration Management
8 26 (32.91%) Puppet
9 23 (29.11%) VMware Infrastructure
10 21 (26.58%) Bash Shell
11 20 (25.32%) Tomcat
12 19 (24.05%) Oracle
12 19 (24.05%) CentOS
13 18 (22.78%) Amazon AWS
13 18 (22.78%) MySQL
13 18 (22.78%) Python
13 18 (22.78%) Apache
14 17 (21.52%) Perl
15 16 (20.25%) E-Commerce
15 16 (20.25%) Shell Script
15 16 (20.25%) Open Source
16 15 (18.99%) Vagrant
16 15 (18.99%) Business Intelligence
16 15 (18.99%) Solaris
17 14 (17.72%) Data Centre
18 13 (16.46%) Ruby
19 12 (15.19%) Ubuntu
19 12 (15.19%) Finance
19 12 (15.19%) SUSE

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

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 20 (25.32%) Tomcat
2 18 (22.78%) Apache
3 1 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.27%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.27%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (10.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (22.78%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (15.19%) SaaS
3 8 (10.13%) PaaS
3 8 (10.13%) IaaS
4 4 (5.06%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (5.06%) Amazon S3
4 4 (5.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.39%) Firewall
2 7 (8.86%) SAN
3 6 (7.59%) Internet
4 3 (3.80%) Multicast
4 3 (3.80%) Network Security
5 2 (2.53%) NAS
5 2 (2.53%) WAN
5 2 (2.53%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.27%) DNS
6 1 (1.27%) DHCP
6 1 (1.27%) Broadband
6 1 (1.27%) LAN
6 1 (1.27%) Wireless
6 1 (1.27%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.27%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.27%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (22.78%) MySQL
2 9 (11.39%) Hadoop
3 7 (8.86%) Oracle BI EE
4 4 (5.06%) Hazelcast
4 4 (5.06%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (3.80%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.80%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.53%) CouchDB
6 2 (2.53%) Voldemort
6 2 (2.53%) HBase
6 2 (2.53%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.53%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.53%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.27%) Redis
7 1 (1.27%) Big Data
7 1 (1.27%) Couchbase
7 1 (1.27%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 12 (15.19%) Jenkins
2 7 (8.86%) Selenium
2 7 (8.86%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.33%) Maven
3 5 (6.33%) TeamCity
3 5 (6.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.27%) Ant
General
1 12 (15.19%) Finance
2 10 (12.66%) Telecoms
3 8 (10.13%) Manufacturing
3 8 (10.13%) Electronics
3 8 (10.13%) Marketing
4 7 (8.86%) Law
5 2 (2.53%) Advertising
6 1 (1.27%) Banking
6 1 (1.27%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.19%) Web Services
2 9 (11.39%) LAMP
3 8 (10.13%) Oracle Fusion
3 8 (10.13%) Middleware
4 7 (8.86%) WebCenter
4 7 (8.86%) MCollective
5 4 (5.06%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (1.27%) HTML
6 1 (1.27%) .NET
6 1 (1.27%) CSS
6 1 (1.27%) Ajax
6 1 (1.27%) JSON
6 1 (1.27%) HTML5
6 1 (1.27%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.72%) Data Centre
2 11 (13.92%) Computer Science
3 9 (11.39%) Management Information System
4 8 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (10.13%) DTV
5 7 (8.86%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 79 (100.00%) Linux
2 50 (63.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 34 (43.04%) UNIX
4 19 (24.05%) CentOS
5 15 (18.99%) Solaris
6 12 (15.19%) Ubuntu
6 12 (15.19%) SUSE
6 12 (15.19%) Fedora
7 9 (11.39%) Debian
8 8 (10.13%) Windows
9 6 (7.59%) HPUX
10 5 (6.33%) Amazon Linux
11 3 (3.80%) VMS
12 1 (1.27%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (40.51%) DevOps
2 26 (32.91%) Configuration Management
3 16 (20.25%) E-Commerce
3 16 (20.25%) Open Source
4 15 (18.99%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (11.39%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (10.13%) Digital Marketing
6 8 (10.13%) Service Delivery
6 8 (10.13%) Programme Management
6 8 (10.13%) ITIL
7 7 (8.86%) SOA
7 7 (8.86%) Identity Management
7 7 (8.86%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (8.86%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (8.86%) Mentoring
7 7 (8.86%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (6.33%) Project Management
8 5 (6.33%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (5.06%) Kanban
9 4 (5.06%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 21 (26.58%) Bash Shell
2 18 (22.78%) Python
3 17 (21.52%) Perl
4 16 (20.25%) Shell Script
5 13 (16.46%) Ruby
6 12 (15.19%) Java
7 8 (10.13%) PHP
8 7 (8.86%) Jython
9 4 (5.06%) Groovy
9 4 (5.06%) PHP5
9 4 (5.06%) SQL
9 4 (5.06%) C++
10 3 (3.80%) C
10 3 (3.80%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.27%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.27%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.27%) AWK
Qualifications
1 11 (13.92%) Sun Certification
2 10 (12.66%) SCSA
3 9 (11.39%) Security Cleared
4 8 (10.13%) RHCA
5 4 (5.06%) SC Cleared
5 4 (5.06%) Degree
6 2 (2.53%) RHCSA
6 2 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.53%) CCNP
7 1 (1.27%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.53%) QA
2 2 (2.53%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (29.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (8.86%) Firmware
2 7 (8.86%) Xen
2 7 (8.86%) VirtualBox
2 7 (8.86%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 7 (8.86%) KVM
3 2 (2.53%) Varnish
3 2 (2.53%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.27%) iptables
4 1 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.27%) vSphere
4 1 (1.27%) XenApp
4 1 (1.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 30 (37.97%) Opscode Chef
2 26 (32.91%) Puppet
3 15 (18.99%) Vagrant
4 7 (8.86%) Oracle Identity Management
5 6 (7.59%) NetBackup
6 3 (3.80%) Nagios
6 3 (3.80%) Ansible
6 3 (3.80%) CFEngine
7 1 (1.27%) WSUS
7 1 (1.27%) Check_MK
7 1 (1.27%) Capistrano
7 1 (1.27%) ZABBIX
7 1 (1.27%) Cacti
Vendors
1 40 (50.63%) Red Hat
2 27 (34.18%) VMware
3 19 (24.05%) Oracle
4 11 (13.92%) Sun
5 10 (12.66%) HP
5 10 (12.66%) Symantec
6 8 (10.13%) SAP
7 4 (5.06%) Remedy
7 4 (5.06%) Cisco
8 3 (3.80%) Juniper
9 2 (2.53%) Rackspace
10 1 (1.27%) Microsoft
10 1 (1.27%) Citrix
10 1 (1.27%) Twitter
Bristol, Gloucestershire
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £20,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago