The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South West region that had Linux Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 219 131 191
Rank change year-on-year
-88 +60
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 36 118 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.64% 1.91% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 1.96% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 28 108 43
Median salary £41,000 £41,750 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.79% +3.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,650 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £45,800
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,625
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +7.25%
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
5473 6027 5644
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.76% 97.41% 96.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4590 4942 4723
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £55,648
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region that featured Linux Engineer in the job title.

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 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the South West region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -47 20 £42,000 +0.59% 1
Gloucestershire -5 6 £42,500 +57.40%
Somerset +1 5 £40,000 -20.00%
Devon +6 4 - -
Wiltshire -17 1 - -
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, Linux Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 66 (100.00%) Linux
2 29 (43.94%) Python
3 28 (42.42%) Unix
3 28 (42.42%) OpenStack
4 26 (39.39%) Telecoms
4 26 (39.39%) Software Engineering
5 24 (36.36%) Degree
6 23 (34.85%) Digital Media
7 22 (33.33%) Windows
7 22 (33.33%) C++
8 19 (28.79%) Firewall
8 19 (28.79%) Mathematics
8 19 (28.79%) Physics
9 17 (25.76%) Configuration Management
10 16 (24.24%) Big Data
11 15 (22.73%) Bash Shell
11 15 (22.73%) LAMP
12 14 (21.21%) Shell Script
13 13 (19.70%) Microsoft
13 13 (19.70%) Red Hat
13 13 (19.70%) SQL
13 13 (19.70%) Oracle
13 13 (19.70%) Ruby
13 13 (19.70%) Puppet
13 13 (19.70%) Git (software)
14 12 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (18.18%) TCP/IP
15 11 (16.67%) Xen
15 11 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
15 11 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 28 (42.42%) OpenStack
2 10 (15.15%) JBoss
3 9 (13.64%) Apache
3 9 (13.64%) CloudStack
3 9 (13.64%) WebLogic
3 9 (13.64%) WebSphere
3 9 (13.64%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (6.06%) IIS
6 2 (3.03%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.52%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.52%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.52%) MS Office
1 1 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (28.79%) Firewall
2 12 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 9 (13.64%) Internet
4 5 (7.58%) NetScaler
5 4 (6.06%) DHCP
5 4 (6.06%) DNS
5 4 (6.06%) IP Telephony
5 4 (6.06%) Network Security
5 4 (6.06%) SAN
6 3 (4.55%) LAN
6 3 (4.55%) SSH
6 3 (4.55%) WAN
6 3 (4.55%) Wireless
7 2 (3.03%) BGP
7 2 (3.03%) EIGRP
7 2 (3.03%) L2TP
7 2 (3.03%) MPLS
7 2 (3.03%) OSPF
7 2 (3.03%) SNMP
7 2 (3.03%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (24.24%) Big Data
2 10 (15.15%) MySQL
3 5 (7.58%) Couchbase
4 4 (6.06%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.52%) Apache Accumulo
5 1 (1.52%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.52%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 13 (19.70%) Git (software)
2 10 (15.15%) Jenkins
3 9 (13.64%) Subversion
3 9 (13.64%) TeamCity
4 3 (4.55%) PHPUnit
5 1 (1.52%) Ant
5 1 (1.52%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.52%) Gradle
5 1 (1.52%) Hudson
5 1 (1.52%) JIRA
5 1 (1.52%) Maven
5 1 (1.52%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 26 (39.39%) Telecoms
2 8 (12.12%) Marketing
3 7 (10.61%) Retail
4 3 (4.55%) Electronics
4 3 (4.55%) Finance
5 2 (3.03%) Banking
6 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (22.73%) LAMP
2 9 (13.64%) .NET
3 3 (4.55%) CSS
3 3 (4.55%) HTML
3 3 (4.55%) HTML5
3 3 (4.55%) jQuery
3 3 (4.55%) Laravel
3 3 (4.55%) REST
4 2 (3.03%) Qt
5 1 (1.52%) COM
5 1 (1.52%) ELK Stack
5 1 (1.52%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 23 (34.85%) Digital Media
2 19 (28.79%) Mathematics
2 19 (28.79%) Physics
3 8 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (9.09%) Data Centre
5 4 (6.06%) EPoS
6 1 (1.52%) Cybercrime
6 1 (1.52%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.52%) Derivative
6 1 (1.52%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.52%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.52%) iPad
6 1 (1.52%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.52%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 66 (100.00%) Linux
2 28 (42.42%) Unix
3 22 (33.33%) Windows
4 11 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (15.15%) Windows Server
6 4 (6.06%) CentOS
6 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.03%) AIX
7 2 (3.03%) Android
8 1 (1.52%) Debian
8 1 (1.52%) FreeNAS
8 1 (1.52%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (1.52%) Solaris
8 1 (1.52%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (39.39%) Software Engineering
2 17 (25.76%) Configuration Management
3 12 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (15.15%) DevOps
4 10 (15.15%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (15.15%) Scrum
5 9 (13.64%) Auto-Scaling
5 9 (13.64%) Build Automation
5 9 (13.64%) DSDM
5 9 (13.64%) ITIL
5 9 (13.64%) OWASP
5 9 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (13.64%) RUP
6 5 (7.58%) E-business
6 5 (7.58%) E-Commerce
6 5 (7.58%) Open Source
7 4 (6.06%) Project Management
8 3 (4.55%) Time Management
8 3 (4.55%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 29 (43.94%) Python
2 22 (33.33%) C++
3 15 (22.73%) Bash Shell
4 14 (21.21%) Shell Script
5 13 (19.70%) Ruby
5 13 (19.70%) SQL
6 10 (15.15%) C
7 9 (13.64%) Perl
8 6 (9.09%) PHP
9 4 (6.06%) Java
9 4 (6.06%) PowerShell
10 3 (4.55%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.52%) C#
Qualifications
1 24 (36.36%) Degree
2 4 (6.06%) CCENT
3 3 (4.55%) CCNA
3 3 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.03%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.52%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 11 (16.67%) Xen
2 10 (15.15%) vSphere
3 9 (13.64%) XenServer
4 5 (7.58%) Active Directory
4 5 (7.58%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.52%) Apache Flume
5 1 (1.52%) Docker
5 1 (1.52%) Firmware
5 1 (1.52%) Samba
Systems Management
1 13 (19.70%) Puppet
2 11 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (13.64%) Ansible
3 9 (13.64%) Cobbler
3 9 (13.64%) Salt
3 9 (13.64%) Terraform
3 9 (13.64%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.52%) Check_MK
4 1 (1.52%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.52%) Kibana
4 1 (1.52%) logstash
4 1 (1.52%) Nagios
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (1.52%) SCCM
4 1 (1.52%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (19.70%) Microsoft
1 13 (19.70%) Oracle
1 13 (19.70%) Red Hat
2 9 (13.64%) EnterpriseDB
3 8 (12.12%) VMware
4 7 (10.61%) Cisco
4 7 (10.61%) Palo Alto
5 5 (7.58%) Remedy
6 2 (3.03%) Dell
6 2 (3.03%) HP
7 1 (1.52%) Apple
7 1 (1.52%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.52%) EMC
7 1 (1.52%) Hortonworks
7 1 (1.52%) Intel
7 1 (1.52%) SAP
7 1 (1.52%) Xilinx
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens +oncall
Posted: 5 days ago