The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 201 190 186
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 23 20 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.37% 0.38% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.40% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 17 20 25
Average salary £37,500 £41,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.53% -8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £32,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,600 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.11% +4.70%
Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5883 4957 5378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.66% 95.02% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4887 4278 4749
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Linux Engineer
England

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 £37,500 -2.59%
Gloucestershire +1 10 £46,000 +15.00%
Wiltshire -5 1 £62,500 +42.85% 1
Somerset -18 1 £52,500 +162.50% 4
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 49 (100.00%) Linux
2 35 (71.43%) Red Hat
3 25 (51.02%) VMware
4 23 (46.94%) Perl
5 19 (38.78%) MySQL
5 19 (38.78%) Solaris
6 18 (36.73%) Java
7 17 (34.69%) HP
7 17 (34.69%) CentOS
7 17 (34.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (32.65%) Security Cleared
8 16 (32.65%) Windows
8 16 (32.65%) HPUX
8 16 (32.65%) Apache
9 15 (30.61%) C++
9 15 (30.61%) SAN
9 15 (30.61%) DV Cleared
10 13 (26.53%) SQL
10 13 (26.53%) Python
10 13 (26.53%) UNIX
11 12 (24.49%) NetApp
11 12 (24.49%) Veritas
11 12 (24.49%) NetBackup
12 11 (22.45%) Citrix
12 11 (22.45%) DHCP
12 11 (22.45%) Cisco
12 11 (22.45%) ITIL
13 10 (20.41%) JBoss
13 10 (20.41%) C#
13 10 (20.41%) J2EE

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (32.65%) Apache
2 10 (20.41%) WebLogic
3 4 (8.16%) IIS
4 3 (6.12%) nginx
4 3 (6.12%) OpenStack
5 2 (4.08%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.04%) MediaWiki
6 1 (2.04%) Confluence
6 1 (2.04%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.04%) IaaS
1 1 (2.04%) SaaS
1 1 (2.04%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (30.61%) SAN
2 11 (22.45%) DHCP
3 6 (12.24%) TCP/IP
4 5 (10.20%) LAN
4 5 (10.20%) WAN
5 3 (6.12%) Firewall
5 3 (6.12%) NAS
6 2 (4.08%) Internet
7 1 (2.04%) Network Security
7 1 (2.04%) IPsec
7 1 (2.04%) EIGRP
7 1 (2.04%) OSPF
7 1 (2.04%) BGP
7 1 (2.04%) IPv6
7 1 (2.04%) VPN
7 1 (2.04%) DNS
7 1 (2.04%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (38.78%) MySQL
2 5 (10.20%) Relational Database
3 4 (8.16%) NoSQL
3 4 (8.16%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (6.12%) Hadoop
4 3 (6.12%) CouchDB
4 3 (6.12%) RDBMS
4 3 (6.12%) Big Data
4 3 (6.12%) HBase
4 3 (6.12%) Voldemort
4 3 (6.12%) MongoDB
4 3 (6.12%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Subversion
2 2 (4.08%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.04%) JIRA
3 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.04%) Hudson
General
1 3 (6.12%) Publishing
2 2 (4.08%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.41%) J2EE
2 2 (4.08%) Web Services
2 2 (4.08%) XML
3 1 (2.04%) LAMP
3 1 (2.04%) Middleware
3 1 (2.04%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) Clustering
2 2 (4.08%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.04%) Wiki
3 1 (2.04%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 49 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (38.78%) Solaris
3 17 (34.69%) CentOS
3 17 (34.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (32.65%) Windows
4 16 (32.65%) HPUX
5 13 (26.53%) UNIX
6 5 (10.20%) Debian
6 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (6.12%) Embedded Linux
8 3 (6.12%) VMS
9 2 (4.08%) SUSE
9 2 (4.08%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.45%) ITIL
2 10 (20.41%) Web Development
2 10 (20.41%) Software Architecture
2 10 (20.41%) Performance Monitoring
3 7 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (12.24%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (10.20%) Software Engineering
6 4 (8.16%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (8.16%) Software Deployment
7 3 (6.12%) Configuration Management
7 3 (6.12%) High Availability
7 3 (6.12%) DevOps
8 2 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.08%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (2.04%) Network Design
9 1 (2.04%) Data Modelling
9 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2
9 1 (2.04%) OO
9 1 (2.04%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 23 (46.94%) Perl
2 18 (36.73%) Java
3 15 (30.61%) C++
4 13 (26.53%) SQL
4 13 (26.53%) Python
5 10 (20.41%) C#
5 10 (20.41%) Bash Shell
6 7 (14.29%) C
7 4 (8.16%) PHP
8 3 (6.12%) JavaScript
9 2 (4.08%) Ruby
10 1 (2.04%) Embedded C
10 1 (2.04%) Embedded C++
10 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (32.65%) Security Cleared
2 15 (30.61%) DV Cleared
3 10 (20.41%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.08%) Sun Certification
4 2 (4.08%) SCSA
4 2 (4.08%) RHCA
5 1 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.04%) CCNP
5 1 (2.04%) CCNA
5 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.24%) QA
2 2 (4.08%) SLA
3 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.04%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (20.41%) VMware ESX
1 10 (20.41%) vSphere
2 9 (18.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (12.24%) KVM
3 6 (12.24%) RHEV
4 4 (8.16%) Active Directory
4 4 (8.16%) Squid
4 4 (8.16%) qmail
5 1 (2.04%) Postfix
5 1 (2.04%) Samba
5 1 (2.04%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (24.49%) NetBackup
2 8 (16.33%) Nagios
3 5 (10.20%) Puppet
4 4 (8.16%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (4.08%) ZABBIX
5 2 (4.08%) Legato
5 2 (4.08%) Backup Exec
5 2 (4.08%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (2.04%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 35 (71.43%) Red Hat
2 25 (51.02%) VMware
3 17 (34.69%) HP
4 12 (24.49%) NetApp
4 12 (24.49%) Veritas
5 11 (22.45%) Citrix
5 11 (22.45%) Cisco
6 10 (20.41%) JBoss
6 10 (20.41%) Symantec
6 10 (20.41%) Brocade
7 5 (10.20%) Oracle
8 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
9 2 (4.08%) 3PAR
9 2 (4.08%) EMC
9 2 (4.08%) CommVault
9 2 (4.08%) Sun
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