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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 217 174 195
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 37 69 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.65% 1.15% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 1.18% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 34 67 34
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £25,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £46,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average 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
5562 5847 5292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.00% 97.45% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4656 4963 4496
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the South West region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(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 -9 24 £38,500 -1.91% 2
Somerset -6 4 £20,500 -45.33% 1
Devon +2 3 - -
Gloucestershire -8 3 £42,500 +66.66% 2
Dorset +8 2 £40,000 -57.89%
Wiltshire -14 1 £45,000 +18.42% 1
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 91 (100.00%) Linux
2 41 (45.05%) Unix
3 39 (42.86%) Telecoms
4 38 (41.76%) Degree
5 37 (40.66%) Software Engineering
6 35 (38.46%) Digital Media
7 32 (35.16%) Python
8 30 (32.97%) Windows
9 27 (29.67%) VMware
10 26 (28.57%) C++
11 25 (27.47%) VMware Infrastructure
12 23 (25.27%) Mathematics
12 23 (25.27%) Physics
13 22 (24.18%) Firewall
14 20 (21.98%) Big Data
15 19 (20.88%) TCP/IP
16 18 (19.78%) Data Centre
17 17 (18.68%) Cisco
18 16 (17.58%) OpenStack
19 15 (16.48%) Windows Server 2012
19 15 (16.48%) Xen
19 15 (16.48%) Configuration Management
19 15 (16.48%) Apache
19 15 (16.48%) Windows Server
20 14 (15.38%) Red Hat
20 14 (15.38%) Jenkins
20 14 (15.38%) DevOps
21 13 (14.29%) Bash Shell
21 13 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
21 13 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 16 (17.58%) OpenStack
2 15 (16.48%) Apache
3 10 (10.99%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (9.89%) IIS
5 7 (7.69%) Tomcat
6 6 (6.59%) MS Exchange
7 3 (3.30%) CloudStack
7 3 (3.30%) JBoss
7 3 (3.30%) WebLogic
7 3 (3.30%) WebSphere
7 3 (3.30%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (1.10%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.30%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.20%) IaaS
3 2 (2.20%) PaaS
3 2 (2.20%) SaaS
4 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (24.18%) Firewall
2 19 (20.88%) TCP/IP
3 12 (13.19%) Internet
4 10 (10.99%) NetScaler
5 9 (9.89%) DNS
5 9 (9.89%) SSH
6 6 (6.59%) MPLS
6 6 (6.59%) SAN
7 5 (5.49%) DHCP
7 5 (5.49%) Remote Desktop
7 5 (5.49%) Wireless
8 4 (4.40%) Network Security
8 4 (4.40%) VPN
9 3 (3.30%) IP Telephony
10 2 (2.20%) BGP
10 2 (2.20%) EIGRP
10 2 (2.20%) IPv4
10 2 (2.20%) L2TP
10 2 (2.20%) SNMP
10 2 (2.20%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (21.98%) Big Data
2 10 (10.99%) Couchbase
3 6 (6.59%) MySQL
4 3 (3.30%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.20%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.20%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.10%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 14 (15.38%) Jenkins
2 13 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 11 (12.09%) Hudson
4 10 (10.99%) Ant
4 10 (10.99%) Artifactory
4 10 (10.99%) Gradle
4 10 (10.99%) Maven
4 10 (10.99%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (4.40%) Subversion
6 3 (3.30%) TeamCity
7 2 (2.20%) Vagrant
General
1 39 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.59%) Marketing
3 3 (3.30%) Law
3 3 (3.30%) Retail
4 2 (2.20%) Electronics
4 2 (2.20%) Finance
5 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.10%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.69%) LAMP
2 3 (3.30%) .NET
3 2 (2.20%) MCollective
3 2 (2.20%) Middleware
3 2 (2.20%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (2.20%) Qt
3 2 (2.20%) WebCenter
4 1 (1.10%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 35 (38.46%) Digital Media
2 23 (25.27%) Mathematics
2 23 (25.27%) Physics
3 18 (19.78%) Data Centre
4 6 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.30%) EPoS
6 2 (2.20%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.20%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (2.20%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (1.10%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.10%) Derivative
7 1 (1.10%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.10%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 91 (100.00%) Linux
2 41 (45.05%) Unix
3 30 (32.97%) Windows
4 15 (16.48%) Windows Server
4 15 (16.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (8.79%) CentOS
6 8 (8.79%) Debian
7 2 (2.20%) Android
7 2 (2.20%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.10%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (1.10%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (1.10%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (40.66%) Software Engineering
2 15 (16.48%) Configuration Management
3 14 (15.38%) DevOps
4 10 (10.99%) E-business
4 10 (10.99%) E-Commerce
5 7 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (6.59%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (6.59%) Open Source
7 5 (5.49%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (5.49%) ITIL
8 4 (4.40%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (4.40%) Incident Management
8 4 (4.40%) Scrum
8 4 (4.40%) Service Delivery
9 3 (3.30%) Auto-Scaling
9 3 (3.30%) Build Automation
9 3 (3.30%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (3.30%) DSDM
9 3 (3.30%) OWASP
9 3 (3.30%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 32 (35.16%) Python
2 26 (28.57%) C++
3 13 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 12 (13.19%) Java
5 11 (12.09%) Perl
6 9 (9.89%) Shell Script
7 8 (8.79%) C
8 6 (6.59%) Ruby
8 6 (6.59%) SQL
9 3 (3.30%) PHP
9 3 (3.30%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.20%) Jython
11 1 (1.10%) C#
11 1 (1.10%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 38 (41.76%) Degree
2 6 (6.59%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.49%) CCNA
3 5 (5.49%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (5.49%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.30%) CCENT
5 1 (1.10%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 25 (27.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (16.48%) Xen
3 10 (10.99%) Docker
4 8 (8.79%) vSphere
5 4 (4.40%) Active Directory
5 4 (4.40%) XenServer
6 3 (3.30%) Hyper-V
7 2 (2.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (2.20%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 7 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (7.69%) Puppet
2 5 (5.49%) Cacti
2 5 (5.49%) Red Hat Satellite
2 5 (5.49%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 5 (5.49%) WSUS
3 3 (3.30%) Ansible
3 3 (3.30%) Cobbler
3 3 (3.30%) Salt
3 3 (3.30%) Terraform
3 3 (3.30%) Tivoli
4 2 (2.20%) OpenView
4 2 (2.20%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (2.20%) SCCM
4 2 (2.20%) SCOM
5 1 (1.10%) Check_MK
5 1 (1.10%) FreeIPA
5 1 (1.10%) Nagios
5 1 (1.10%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 27 (29.67%) VMware
2 17 (18.68%) Cisco
3 14 (15.38%) Red Hat
4 12 (13.19%) Palo Alto
5 11 (12.09%) Microsoft
6 10 (10.99%) Remedy
7 6 (6.59%) Oracle
8 5 (5.49%) Juniper
9 4 (4.40%) HP
10 3 (3.30%) EnterpriseDB
11 2 (2.20%) Citrix
11 2 (2.20%) Sophos
12 1 (1.10%) EMC
12 1 (1.10%) NetApp
12 1 (1.10%) ProCurve
12 1 (1.10%) SAP
12 1 (1.10%) Xilinx
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bridgwater, Somerset
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £25000 per annum + negotiable +benefits
Posted: 6 days ago