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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 225 208 201
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 26 21 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.43% 0.35% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.36% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 20 16 15
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,900
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £46,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
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
5751 5796 4821
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.17% 95.27% 95.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4841 4792 4152
Average salary £38,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,916 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,648 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -15 18 £36,000 -4.00% 2
Cornwall - 3 £38,500 -
Wiltshire - 2 £52,500 - 1
Gloucestershire -21 1 £55,000 +19.56%
Devon - 1 £30,000 -
Dorset - 1 £42,500 - 3
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 67 (100.00%) Linux
2 29 (43.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 26 (38.81%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (38.81%) DevOps
4 25 (37.31%) Configuration Management
5 24 (35.82%) Red Hat
5 24 (35.82%) Puppet
6 23 (34.33%) UNIX
7 21 (31.34%) E-Commerce
8 20 (29.85%) Data Centre
9 19 (28.36%) VMware
9 19 (28.36%) VMware Infrastructure
10 18 (26.87%) CentOS
10 18 (26.87%) Apache
11 17 (25.37%) Tomcat
12 16 (23.88%) Oracle
12 16 (23.88%) Bash Shell
12 16 (23.88%) Vagrant
13 15 (22.39%) Amazon AWS
13 15 (22.39%) Open Source
13 15 (22.39%) Python
13 15 (22.39%) LAMP
14 14 (20.90%) Perl
14 14 (20.90%) Business Intelligence
15 13 (19.40%) MySQL
15 13 (19.40%) Web Services
15 13 (19.40%) Ubuntu
15 13 (19.40%) Jenkins
16 12 (17.91%) Firewall
17 10 (14.93%) Middleware

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 18 (26.87%) Apache
2 17 (25.37%) Tomcat
3 5 (7.46%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 6 (8.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (22.39%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (13.43%) SaaS
2 9 (13.43%) PaaS
2 9 (13.43%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.91%) Firewall
2 10 (14.93%) Internet
3 5 (7.46%) NetScaler
3 5 (7.46%) DNS
4 4 (5.97%) SAN
5 2 (2.99%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.99%) NAS
6 1 (1.49%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.49%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.49%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.40%) MySQL
2 10 (14.93%) Hadoop
3 8 (11.94%) Oracle BI EE
4 5 (7.46%) Couchbase
5 3 (4.48%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.99%) HBase
6 2 (2.99%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.99%) CouchDB
6 2 (2.99%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.99%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.99%) Voldemort
6 2 (2.99%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.49%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (19.40%) Jenkins
2 9 (13.43%) Git (software)
3 8 (11.94%) Selenium
4 5 (7.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (7.46%) TeamCity
4 5 (7.46%) Maven
5 1 (1.49%) Subversion
General
1 7 (10.45%) Law
2 6 (8.96%) Manufacturing
2 6 (8.96%) Electronics
2 6 (8.96%) Telecoms
2 6 (8.96%) Finance
2 6 (8.96%) Marketing
3 2 (2.99%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (22.39%) LAMP
2 13 (19.40%) Web Services
3 10 (14.93%) Middleware
4 9 (13.43%) Oracle Fusion
5 8 (11.94%) WebCenter
5 8 (11.94%) MCollective
6 1 (1.49%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 20 (29.85%) Data Centre
2 10 (14.93%) Computer Science
3 8 (11.94%) Management Information System
3 8 (11.94%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (8.96%) DTV
5 5 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.49%) Replication
7 1 (1.49%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 67 (100.00%) Linux
2 29 (43.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 23 (34.33%) UNIX
4 18 (26.87%) CentOS
5 13 (19.40%) Ubuntu
6 9 (13.43%) Debian
6 9 (13.43%) Windows
7 6 (8.96%) Fedora
8 5 (7.46%) Amazon Linux
9 3 (4.48%) SUSE
10 2 (2.99%) Solaris
11 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (1.49%) HPUX
11 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (38.81%) DevOps
2 25 (37.31%) Configuration Management
3 21 (31.34%) E-Commerce
4 15 (22.39%) Open Source
5 14 (20.90%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (14.93%) Service Delivery
7 8 (11.94%) E-business
7 8 (11.94%) Identity Management
7 8 (11.94%) SOA
7 8 (11.94%) Capacity Planning
7 8 (11.94%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (11.94%) Mentoring
7 8 (11.94%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (8.96%) Digital Marketing
8 6 (8.96%) Programme Management
9 5 (7.46%) ITIL
9 5 (7.46%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (7.46%) Network Design
10 3 (4.48%) Software Engineering
10 3 (4.48%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 16 (23.88%) Bash Shell
2 15 (22.39%) Python
3 14 (20.90%) Perl
4 9 (13.43%) Shell Script
5 8 (11.94%) Jython
5 8 (11.94%) Ruby
5 8 (11.94%) Java
6 3 (4.48%) C
6 3 (4.48%) C++
7 2 (2.99%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.99%) PHP
8 1 (1.49%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (8.96%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.46%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.97%) CCNP
3 4 (5.97%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.99%) Sun Certification
4 2 (2.99%) Degree
5 1 (1.49%) RHCSA
5 1 (1.49%) SCSA
5 1 (1.49%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) ISO 9001
1 4 (5.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 19 (28.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (13.43%) KVM
3 8 (11.94%) Xen
3 8 (11.94%) VirtualBox
3 8 (11.94%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 6 (8.96%) iptables
5 4 (5.97%) Firmware
6 2 (2.99%) Varnish
7 1 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.49%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (1.49%) XenApp
7 1 (1.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 26 (38.81%) Opscode Chef
2 24 (35.82%) Puppet
3 16 (23.88%) Vagrant
4 8 (11.94%) Oracle Identity Management
4 8 (11.94%) Nagios
5 3 (4.48%) Ansible
6 1 (1.49%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.49%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.49%) Cacti
Vendors
1 24 (35.82%) Red Hat
2 19 (28.36%) VMware
3 16 (23.88%) Oracle
4 8 (11.94%) Remedy
5 6 (8.96%) SAP
5 6 (8.96%) Cisco
6 5 (7.46%) Juniper
7 2 (2.99%) Rackspace
8 1 (1.49%) NetApp
8 1 (1.49%) Symantec
8 1 (1.49%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.49%) Sun
8 1 (1.49%) HP
8 1 (1.49%) EMC
8 1 (1.49%) Citrix
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