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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 199 191 179
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 45 29 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.73% 0.51% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.53% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 36 24 41
Average salary £39,250 £39,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.63% -5.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £31,200 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,625 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%
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
5938 5441 5192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.05% 95.21% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 4872 4572 4567
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £54,000
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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +16 21 £37,500 +25.00% 4
Dorset -12 7 £42,500 -5.55%
Wiltshire -2 6 £37,750 -1.94% 1
Devon - 5 £37,750 -
Gloucestershire -26 4 £55,000 +29.41%
Cornwall - 2 £39,250 -
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 71 (100.00%) Linux
2 52 (73.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 43 (60.56%) Red Hat
4 33 (46.48%) UNIX
5 29 (40.85%) VMware
6 28 (39.44%) DevOps
7 23 (32.39%) Opscode Chef
7 23 (32.39%) VMware Infrastructure
8 22 (30.99%) Puppet
9 20 (28.17%) Tomcat
9 20 (28.17%) Configuration Management
10 18 (25.35%) Apache
10 18 (25.35%) Python
10 18 (25.35%) Solaris
10 18 (25.35%) Oracle
11 17 (23.94%) Perl
11 17 (23.94%) Shell Script
11 17 (23.94%) CentOS
12 15 (21.13%) Bash Shell
12 15 (21.13%) Open Source
12 15 (21.13%) SUSE
13 14 (19.72%) MySQL
14 13 (18.31%) Symantec
14 13 (18.31%) HP
14 13 (18.31%) Sun Certification
14 13 (18.31%) Sun
14 13 (18.31%) Ruby
14 13 (18.31%) Amazon AWS
15 12 (16.90%) SCSA
15 12 (16.90%) Fedora

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 20 (28.17%) Tomcat
2 18 (25.35%) Apache
3 1 (1.41%) JBoss
3 1 (1.41%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.41%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) MS Office
1 1 (1.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (18.31%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (15.49%) SaaS
3 7 (9.86%) PaaS
3 7 (9.86%) IaaS
4 4 (5.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 4 (5.63%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (5.63%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.68%) SAN
2 5 (7.04%) Firewall
3 4 (5.63%) Internet
4 3 (4.23%) Network Security
4 3 (4.23%) Multicast
5 2 (2.82%) DNS
5 2 (2.82%) DHCP
6 1 (1.41%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.41%) Broadband
6 1 (1.41%) LAN
6 1 (1.41%) WAN
6 1 (1.41%) Wireless
6 1 (1.41%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.41%) NAS
6 1 (1.41%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (19.72%) MySQL
2 7 (9.86%) Hadoop
3 6 (8.45%) Oracle BI EE
4 4 (5.63%) Hazelcast
4 4 (5.63%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (2.82%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.82%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.41%) HBase
6 1 (1.41%) Redis
6 1 (1.41%) Big Data
6 1 (1.41%) Voldemort
6 1 (1.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.41%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.41%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.41%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.41%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 8 (11.27%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.63%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.63%) Selenium
3 3 (4.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (4.23%) TeamCity
3 3 (4.23%) Maven
4 1 (1.41%) Ant
General
1 10 (14.08%) Finance
2 8 (11.27%) Telecoms
3 6 (8.45%) Law
4 5 (7.04%) Manufacturing
4 5 (7.04%) Electronics
4 5 (7.04%) Marketing
5 4 (5.63%) Advertising
6 3 (4.23%) Retail
7 2 (2.82%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.86%) Web Services
1 7 (9.86%) Middleware
1 7 (9.86%) Oracle Fusion
2 6 (8.45%) WebCenter
2 6 (8.45%) LAMP
2 6 (8.45%) MCollective
3 4 (5.63%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (4.23%) .NET
5 1 (1.41%) CSS
5 1 (1.41%) HTML
5 1 (1.41%) Ajax
5 1 (1.41%) JSON
5 1 (1.41%) HTML5
5 1 (1.41%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.13%) Open Source
2 10 (14.08%) Computer Science
3 9 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (11.27%) Management Information System
5 6 (8.45%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (7.04%) DTV
7 1 (1.41%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 71 (100.00%) Linux
2 52 (73.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 33 (46.48%) UNIX
4 18 (25.35%) Solaris
5 17 (23.94%) CentOS
6 15 (21.13%) SUSE
7 12 (16.90%) Fedora
8 8 (11.27%) Ubuntu
8 8 (11.27%) Windows
8 8 (11.27%) HPUX
9 7 (9.86%) Debian
10 3 (4.23%) VMS
10 3 (4.23%) Amazon Linux
11 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (1.41%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (1.41%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (39.44%) DevOps
2 20 (28.17%) Configuration Management
3 11 (15.49%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (14.08%) ITIL
4 10 (14.08%) E-Commerce
5 8 (11.27%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (9.86%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (9.86%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (9.86%) Project Management
6 7 (9.86%) Service Delivery
7 6 (8.45%) Identity Management
7 6 (8.45%) SOA
7 6 (8.45%) PRINCE2
7 6 (8.45%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (8.45%) Mentoring
8 5 (7.04%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (7.04%) Programme Management
8 5 (7.04%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (5.63%) Scrum
9 4 (5.63%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 18 (25.35%) Python
2 17 (23.94%) Perl
2 17 (23.94%) Shell Script
3 15 (21.13%) Bash Shell
4 13 (18.31%) Ruby
5 12 (16.90%) Java
6 9 (12.68%) PHP
7 6 (8.45%) Jython
8 4 (5.63%) PHP5
8 4 (5.63%) Groovy
8 4 (5.63%) SQL
9 3 (4.23%) C++
10 2 (2.82%) C
10 2 (2.82%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.41%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.41%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.41%) AWK
Qualifications
1 13 (18.31%) Sun Certification
2 12 (16.90%) SCSA
3 10 (14.08%) RHCA
3 10 (14.08%) Security Cleared
4 5 (7.04%) SC Cleared
5 4 (5.63%) Degree
6 2 (2.82%) RHCE
6 2 (2.82%) RHCSA
7 1 (1.41%) CCNP
7 1 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.82%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (32.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (9.86%) Firmware
2 7 (9.86%) VirtualBox
3 6 (8.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (5.63%) KVM
4 4 (5.63%) Xen
5 3 (4.23%) Active Directory
6 2 (2.82%) Varnish
7 1 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (1.41%) XenApp
7 1 (1.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (32.39%) Opscode Chef
2 22 (30.99%) Puppet
3 11 (15.49%) Vagrant
4 9 (12.68%) NetBackup
5 6 (8.45%) Oracle Identity Management
6 3 (4.23%) CFEngine
6 3 (4.23%) Nagios
6 3 (4.23%) Ansible
7 2 (2.82%) WSUS
8 1 (1.41%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 43 (60.56%) Red Hat
2 29 (40.85%) VMware
3 18 (25.35%) Oracle
4 13 (18.31%) Sun
4 13 (18.31%) HP
4 13 (18.31%) Symantec
5 5 (7.04%) SAP
6 2 (2.82%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.41%) Twitter
7 1 (1.41%) Cisco
7 1 (1.41%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.41%) Citrix
7 1 (1.41%) Juniper
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + pension, share options
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