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 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 207 153 200
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +47
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 37 98 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.66% 1.66% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 1.71% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 35 87 34
Median salary £35,000 £41,000 £41,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.63% -1.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £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
5407 5741 6029
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.74% 97.16% 97.16%
Number of salaries quoted 4566 4843 4970
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 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 August 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 August 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 -33 22 £37,500 -11.76% 6
Gloucestershire -15 8 £35,000 +29.62% 1
Somerset -1 4 £40,000 -
Devon +4 2 £23,000 -4.16% 1
Dorset +13 1 £30,000 -29.41%
Linux Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 73 (100.00%) Linux
2 28 (38.36%) Windows
3 22 (30.14%) Python
3 22 (30.14%) Unix
3 22 (30.14%) Puppet
4 19 (26.03%) Configuration Management
4 19 (26.03%) Software Engineering
5 18 (24.66%) Firewall
5 18 (24.66%) Microsoft
6 17 (23.29%) Internet
7 16 (21.92%) Data Centre
8 15 (20.55%) MySQL
9 14 (19.18%) Ansible
10 13 (17.81%) Opscode Chef
10 13 (17.81%) TCP/IP
11 12 (16.44%) Telecoms
11 12 (16.44%) VMware
11 12 (16.44%) Elasticsearch
11 12 (16.44%) Digital Media
11 12 (16.44%) Palo Alto
12 11 (15.07%) NetScaler
12 11 (15.07%) Couchbase
12 11 (15.07%) Amazon AWS
12 11 (15.07%) Bash Shell
12 11 (15.07%) E-business
12 11 (15.07%) Remedy
12 11 (15.07%) PHP
12 11 (15.07%) E-Commerce
12 11 (15.07%) Windows Server
13 10 (13.70%) Active Directory

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 12 (16.44%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (13.70%) OpenStack
3 8 (10.96%) IIS
4 7 (9.59%) Apache
4 7 (9.59%) JBoss
5 5 (6.85%) Tomcat
6 4 (5.48%) CloudStack
6 4 (5.48%) WebLogic
6 4 (5.48%) WebSphere
6 4 (5.48%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.37%) ColdFusion
7 1 (1.37%) Confluence
7 1 (1.37%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.37%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (9.59%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.37%) MS Office
2 1 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.37%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (15.07%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.74%) SaaS
3 1 (1.37%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (24.66%) Firewall
2 17 (23.29%) Internet
3 13 (17.81%) TCP/IP
4 11 (15.07%) NetScaler
5 7 (9.59%) SAN
6 6 (8.22%) Reverse Proxy
7 5 (6.85%) NAS
7 5 (6.85%) VPN
8 4 (5.48%) LAN
8 4 (5.48%) WAN
9 3 (4.11%) 3G
9 3 (4.11%) ADSL
9 3 (4.11%) SSH
9 3 (4.11%) WLAN
10 2 (2.74%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (2.74%) DNS
11 1 (1.37%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (1.37%) DHCP
11 1 (1.37%) Network Security
11 1 (1.37%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.55%) MySQL
2 11 (15.07%) Couchbase
3 8 (10.96%) SQL Server
4 6 (8.22%) Big Data
5 2 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.37%) Apache Accumulo
6 1 (1.37%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.37%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 10 (13.70%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.22%) Jenkins
3 5 (6.85%) PHPUnit
3 5 (6.85%) TeamCity
4 4 (5.48%) Subversion
5 3 (4.11%) JIRA
6 1 (1.37%) Artifactory
6 1 (1.37%) GitLab
6 1 (1.37%) Maven
General
1 12 (16.44%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.85%) Retail
3 3 (4.11%) Finance
3 3 (4.11%) Marketing
4 2 (2.74%) Banking
4 2 (2.74%) Games
5 1 (1.37%) Advertising
5 1 (1.37%) Automotive
5 1 (1.37%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.33%) LAMP
2 7 (9.59%) HTML
3 6 (8.22%) CSS
4 5 (6.85%) .NET
4 5 (6.85%) HTML5
4 5 (6.85%) jQuery
4 5 (6.85%) Laravel
4 5 (6.85%) REST
5 2 (2.74%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.37%) COM
6 1 (1.37%) ELK Stack
6 1 (1.37%) HornetQ
6 1 (1.37%) JSON
6 1 (1.37%) Kafka
6 1 (1.37%) SOAP
6 1 (1.37%) XML
6 1 (1.37%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.92%) Data Centre
2 12 (16.44%) Digital Media
3 6 (8.22%) Mathematics
3 6 (8.22%) Physics
4 3 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.37%) Cybercrime
5 1 (1.37%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.37%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.37%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.37%) iPad
5 1 (1.37%) IPTV
5 1 (1.37%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.37%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.37%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 73 (100.00%) Linux
2 28 (38.36%) Windows
3 22 (30.14%) Unix
4 11 (15.07%) Windows Server
5 9 (12.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (12.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (6.85%) CentOS
7 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.74%) AIX
8 2 (2.74%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (1.37%) Android
9 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.37%) Debian
9 1 (1.37%) Fedora
9 1 (1.37%) FreeNAS
9 1 (1.37%) Solaris
9 1 (1.37%) SUSE
9 1 (1.37%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.03%) Configuration Management
1 19 (26.03%) Software Engineering
2 11 (15.07%) E-business
2 11 (15.07%) E-Commerce
3 9 (12.33%) ITIL
4 8 (10.96%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (9.59%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (9.59%) DevOps
5 7 (9.59%) Time Management
6 6 (8.22%) Scrum
7 5 (6.85%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (6.85%) Project Management
7 5 (6.85%) Workflow
8 4 (5.48%) Auto-Scaling
8 4 (5.48%) Build Automation
8 4 (5.48%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (5.48%) DSDM
8 4 (5.48%) OWASP
8 4 (5.48%) RUP
9 3 (4.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (30.14%) Python
2 11 (15.07%) Bash Shell
2 11 (15.07%) PHP
3 9 (12.33%) C++
3 9 (12.33%) Ruby
4 8 (10.96%) Perl
4 8 (10.96%) SQL
5 7 (9.59%) JavaScript
6 6 (8.22%) C
7 5 (6.85%) Java
8 4 (5.48%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.74%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (8.22%) Degree
2 5 (6.85%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.48%) CCNA
3 4 (5.48%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (4.11%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.74%) CISSP
5 2 (2.74%) CompTIA Security+
5 2 (2.74%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.74%) GIAC
5 2 (2.74%) Linux+ Certification
5 2 (2.74%) MCSE
5 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.74%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (2.74%) RHCE
5 2 (2.74%) SANS
5 2 (2.74%) Security+ Certification
5 2 (2.74%) SSCP
6 1 (1.37%) CCNP
6 1 (1.37%) PhD
6 1 (1.37%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (13.70%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.96%) Docker
3 5 (6.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.85%) vSphere
3 5 (6.85%) XenServer
4 4 (5.48%) Xen
5 2 (2.74%) KVM
6 1 (1.37%) Apache Flume
6 1 (1.37%) Dovecot
6 1 (1.37%) Firmware
6 1 (1.37%) Gluster
6 1 (1.37%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.37%) iptables
6 1 (1.37%) Postfix
6 1 (1.37%) RHEV
6 1 (1.37%) Samba
6 1 (1.37%) vCloud
6 1 (1.37%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.37%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 22 (30.14%) Puppet
2 14 (19.18%) Ansible
3 13 (17.81%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (6.85%) Cobbler
5 4 (5.48%) Salt
5 4 (5.48%) Terraform
5 4 (5.48%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.37%) Cacti
6 1 (1.37%) Check_MK
6 1 (1.37%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.37%) Graylog
6 1 (1.37%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (1.37%) Kibana
6 1 (1.37%) logstash
6 1 (1.37%) Nagios
6 1 (1.37%) Pingdom
6 1 (1.37%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 18 (24.66%) Microsoft
2 12 (16.44%) Palo Alto
2 12 (16.44%) VMware
3 11 (15.07%) Remedy
4 10 (13.70%) Red Hat
5 9 (12.33%) Cisco
6 7 (9.59%) Oracle
7 4 (5.48%) EnterpriseDB
8 2 (2.74%) Dell
8 2 (2.74%) HP
9 1 (1.37%) Apple
9 1 (1.37%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.37%) Citrix
9 1 (1.37%) Cloudera
9 1 (1.37%) EMC
9 1 (1.37%) Hortonworks
9 1 (1.37%) Intel
9 1 (1.37%) Qualys
9 1 (1.37%) Splunk
9 1 (1.37%) Zend
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