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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 219 209 197
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 12 8 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.20% 0.16% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.16% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 19
Average salary £32,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,750 £34,200
10% offered a salary of more than £44,600 £44,300 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.58% -5.55%
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
5767 4871 5461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.12% 95.23% 96.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4837 4205 4840
Average salary £36,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 October 2014.

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 October 2014. 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 11 £32,500 -7.14% 3
Somerset -10 1 £52,500 +19.31% 3
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 42 (100.00%) Linux
2 26 (61.90%) Red Hat
3 20 (47.62%) VMware
4 18 (42.86%) CentOS
5 17 (40.48%) MySQL
6 16 (38.10%) Apache
7 15 (35.71%) Perl
8 14 (33.33%) Java
8 14 (33.33%) Windows
9 13 (30.95%) Solaris
9 13 (30.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (28.57%) UNIX
10 12 (28.57%) HP
11 10 (23.81%) Security Cleared
11 10 (23.81%) C++
12 9 (21.43%) SQL
12 9 (21.43%) ITIL
12 9 (21.43%) DHCP
12 9 (21.43%) Citrix
12 9 (21.43%) Cisco
12 9 (21.43%) DV Cleared
13 8 (19.05%) SC Cleared
13 8 (19.05%) vSphere
13 8 (19.05%) Software Architecture
13 8 (19.05%) NetBackup
13 8 (19.05%) VMware ESX
13 8 (19.05%) Brocade
13 8 (19.05%) Web Development
13 8 (19.05%) SAN
13 8 (19.05%) NetApp

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 (38.10%) Apache
2 8 (19.05%) WebLogic
3 4 (9.52%) IIS
4 3 (7.14%) Tomcat
4 3 (7.14%) nginx
5 1 (2.38%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (2.38%) MediaWiki
5 1 (2.38%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) SaaS
2 1 (2.38%) IaaS
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.38%) PaaS
2 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.43%) DHCP
2 8 (19.05%) SAN
3 6 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 5 (11.90%) LAN
4 5 (11.90%) WAN
5 3 (7.14%) Firewall
6 2 (4.76%) Internet
7 1 (2.38%) LDAP
7 1 (2.38%) VPN
7 1 (2.38%) DNS
7 1 (2.38%) IPv6
7 1 (2.38%) IPsec
7 1 (2.38%) EIGRP
7 1 (2.38%) OSPF
7 1 (2.38%) BGP
7 1 (2.38%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (40.48%) MySQL
2 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.38%) Hazelcast
3 1 (2.38%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Subversion
2 1 (2.38%) Hudson
2 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.38%) JIRA
2 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (7.14%) Publishing
2 2 (4.76%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.05%) J2EE
2 1 (2.38%) .NET
2 1 (2.38%) Middleware
2 1 (2.38%) LAMP
2 1 (2.38%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Clustering
2 3 (7.14%) Open Source
3 2 (4.76%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.38%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 42 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (42.86%) CentOS
3 14 (33.33%) Windows
4 13 (30.95%) Solaris
4 13 (30.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (28.57%) UNIX
6 8 (19.05%) HPUX
7 6 (14.29%) Debian
8 5 (11.90%) VMS
8 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (9.52%) Ubuntu
10 3 (7.14%) Fedora
11 1 (2.38%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.43%) ITIL
2 8 (19.05%) Software Architecture
2 8 (19.05%) Web Development
3 6 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (11.90%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (9.52%) Software Deployment
5 4 (9.52%) DevOps
6 3 (7.14%) Configuration Management
6 3 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.38%) OO
8 1 (2.38%) Data Modelling
8 1 (2.38%) Network Design
8 1 (2.38%) Scrum
8 1 (2.38%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (2.38%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 15 (35.71%) Perl
2 14 (33.33%) Java
3 10 (23.81%) C++
4 9 (21.43%) SQL
5 8 (19.05%) C#
6 5 (11.90%) Python
6 5 (11.90%) Bash Shell
7 3 (7.14%) Ruby
8 2 (4.76%) C
8 2 (4.76%) PHP
9 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.38%) Embedded C
9 1 (2.38%) Embedded C++
9 1 (2.38%) PHP5
9 1 (2.38%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 10 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 9 (21.43%) DV Cleared
3 8 (19.05%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.38%) CCNP
4 1 (2.38%) CCNA
4 1 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) QA
2 2 (4.76%) SLA
3 1 (2.38%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (19.05%) vSphere
1 8 (19.05%) VMware ESX
2 7 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (9.52%) qmail
3 4 (9.52%) Squid
3 4 (9.52%) Active Directory
4 3 (7.14%) RHEV
4 3 (7.14%) KVM
5 1 (2.38%) Samba
5 1 (2.38%) Postfix
5 1 (2.38%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (19.05%) NetBackup
2 7 (16.67%) Nagios
3 3 (7.14%) Puppet
4 2 (4.76%) ZABBIX
4 2 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.38%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 26 (61.90%) Red Hat
2 20 (47.62%) VMware
3 12 (28.57%) HP
4 9 (21.43%) Citrix
4 9 (21.43%) Cisco
5 8 (19.05%) Brocade
5 8 (19.05%) NetApp
5 8 (19.05%) Veritas
5 8 (19.05%) Symantec
5 8 (19.05%) JBoss
6 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
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