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 2 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 186 205 190
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 46 47 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.88% 0.80% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 0.83% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 46 40 58
Median salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £70,000 £53,750
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
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
5082 5678 6412
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.19% 96.83% 97.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4279 4825 5359
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 2 December 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 2 December 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
Gloucestershire +7 31 £40,000 +4.57% 2
Bristol -9 11 £37,500 - 1
Wiltshire +23 2 £29,500 -41.00% 1
Somerset +7 1 £47,500 +11.76%
Devon -18 1 £35,000 +40.00%
Linux Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 81 (100.00%) Linux
2 33 (40.74%) Puppet
3 31 (38.27%) MySQL
4 29 (35.80%) Windows
5 28 (34.57%) Perl
6 27 (33.33%) Python
7 26 (32.10%) Configuration Management
7 26 (32.10%) Bash Shell
7 26 (32.10%) Docker
8 19 (23.46%) Red Hat
9 17 (20.99%) Software Engineering
9 17 (20.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (18.52%) Firewall
10 15 (18.52%) Internet
10 15 (18.52%) Unix
11 14 (17.28%) TCP/IP
11 14 (17.28%) Windows Server
12 13 (16.05%) VMware
12 13 (16.05%) PaaS
13 11 (13.58%) Opscode Chef
13 11 (13.58%) VMware Infrastructure
14 10 (12.35%) CentOS
14 10 (12.35%) Postfix
14 10 (12.35%) OpenShift
14 10 (12.35%) Dovecot
14 10 (12.35%) Telecoms
15 9 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (11.11%) CCNA
15 9 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
15 9 (11.11%) Apache

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 9 (11.11%) Apache
2 6 (7.41%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (7.41%) IIS
3 3 (3.70%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.47%) JBoss
4 2 (2.47%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.23%) ColdFusion
5 1 (1.23%) Confluence
5 1 (1.23%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (6.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.23%) Doxygen
2 1 (1.23%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 6 (7.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.05%) PaaS
2 10 (12.35%) OpenShift
3 9 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.47%) GitHub
4 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.47%) SaaS
5 1 (1.23%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 15 (18.52%) Firewall
1 15 (18.52%) Internet
2 14 (17.28%) TCP/IP
3 6 (7.41%) NetScaler
4 5 (6.17%) Reverse Proxy
5 4 (4.94%) SAN
5 4 (4.94%) VPN
6 3 (3.70%) DNS
6 3 (3.70%) LAN
6 3 (3.70%) NAS
6 3 (3.70%) SSH
7 2 (2.47%) 3G
7 2 (2.47%) ADSL
7 2 (2.47%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (2.47%) VLAN
7 2 (2.47%) WAN
7 2 (2.47%) WLAN
8 1 (1.23%) DHCP
8 1 (1.23%) FTP
8 1 (1.23%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (38.27%) MySQL
2 6 (7.41%) Couchbase
2 6 (7.41%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.70%) MariaDB
4 2 (2.47%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.47%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.23%) Big Data
5 1 (1.23%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 6 (7.41%) Jenkins
2 5 (6.17%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.94%) JIRA
4 3 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (2.47%) Bitbucket
5 2 (2.47%) GitLab
5 2 (2.47%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.23%) Artifactory
6 1 (1.23%) CMake
6 1 (1.23%) CppUnit
6 1 (1.23%) Maven
6 1 (1.23%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.23%) Travis CI
General
1 10 (12.35%) Telecoms
2 8 (9.88%) Games
3 7 (8.64%) Electronics
3 7 (8.64%) Finance
3 7 (8.64%) Marketing
4 6 (7.41%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.47%) Retail
6 1 (1.23%) Advertising
6 1 (1.23%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.94%) HTML
2 3 (3.70%) CSS
3 2 (2.47%) .NET
3 2 (2.47%) HTML5
3 2 (2.47%) jQuery
3 2 (2.47%) LAMP
3 2 (2.47%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (2.47%) Laravel
3 2 (2.47%) REST
3 2 (2.47%) Yocto
4 1 (1.23%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.23%) HornetQ
4 1 (1.23%) JSON
4 1 (1.23%) SOAP
4 1 (1.23%) Web Services
4 1 (1.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.88%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.94%) Derivative
2 4 (4.94%) Device Driver
2 4 (4.94%) Digital Media
2 4 (4.94%) Public Cloud
3 2 (2.47%) IPTV
4 1 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.23%) Clustering
4 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.23%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (1.23%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.23%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.23%) Robotics
4 1 (1.23%) Smartcard
4 1 (1.23%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 81 (100.00%) Linux
2 29 (35.80%) Windows
3 17 (20.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (18.52%) Unix
5 14 (17.28%) Windows Server
6 10 (12.35%) CentOS
7 7 (8.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (6.17%) Embedded Linux
9 4 (4.94%) Oracle Linux
9 4 (4.94%) Ubuntu
10 3 (3.70%) Debian
11 2 (2.47%) Fedora
11 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (1.23%) Android
12 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.23%) Solaris
12 1 (1.23%) SUSE
12 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (32.10%) Configuration Management
2 17 (20.99%) Software Engineering
3 9 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (11.11%) DevOps
4 8 (9.88%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (7.41%) Coaching
5 6 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (7.41%) Digital Marketing
5 6 (7.41%) E-business
5 6 (7.41%) E-Commerce
5 6 (7.41%) Ethical Hacking
5 6 (7.41%) Mentoring
5 6 (7.41%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (7.41%) Programme Management
5 6 (7.41%) Reverse Engineering
6 5 (6.17%) ITIL
6 5 (6.17%) Open Source
6 5 (6.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (3.70%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 28 (34.57%) Perl
2 27 (33.33%) Python
3 26 (32.10%) Bash Shell
4 9 (11.11%) C
4 9 (11.11%) C++
5 8 (9.88%) PHP
6 5 (6.17%) Java
6 5 (6.17%) JavaScript
6 5 (6.17%) SQL
7 4 (4.94%) Ruby
7 4 (4.94%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.70%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.47%) C#
10 1 (1.23%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.23%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 9 (11.11%) CCNA
1 9 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (8.64%) Security Cleared
3 6 (7.41%) CISSP
3 6 (7.41%) CompTIA Security+
3 6 (7.41%) DV Cleared
3 6 (7.41%) GIAC
3 6 (7.41%) Linux+ Certification
3 6 (7.41%) MCSE
3 6 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (7.41%) Network+ Certification
3 6 (7.41%) SANS
3 6 (7.41%) Security+ Certification
3 6 (7.41%) SSCP
4 2 (2.47%) CCNP
4 2 (2.47%) Degree
5 1 (1.23%) CCENT
5 1 (1.23%) RHCE
5 1 (1.23%) RHCSA
5 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.70%) SLA
2 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 26 (32.10%) Docker
2 11 (13.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (12.35%) Dovecot
3 10 (12.35%) Postfix
4 7 (8.64%) Active Directory
5 3 (3.70%) KVM
6 2 (2.47%) Samba
7 1 (1.23%) Gluster
7 1 (1.23%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.23%) iptables
7 1 (1.23%) NFS
7 1 (1.23%) RHEV
7 1 (1.23%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.23%) Xen
7 1 (1.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 33 (40.74%) Puppet
2 11 (13.58%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (11.11%) Ansible
4 2 (2.47%) Nagios
5 1 (1.23%) Cacti
5 1 (1.23%) Check_MK
5 1 (1.23%) Cobbler
5 1 (1.23%) Grafana
5 1 (1.23%) Graphite
5 1 (1.23%) Graylog
5 1 (1.23%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (1.23%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.23%) Pingdom
5 1 (1.23%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 19 (23.46%) Red Hat
2 13 (16.05%) VMware
3 8 (9.88%) Microsoft
4 6 (7.41%) Cisco
4 6 (7.41%) Palo Alto
4 6 (7.41%) Remedy
4 6 (7.41%) SAP
5 4 (4.94%) Oracle
6 2 (2.47%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.23%) Citrix
7 1 (1.23%) EMC
7 1 (1.23%) Google
7 1 (1.23%) New Relic
7 1 (1.23%) Qualys
7 1 (1.23%) Renesas
7 1 (1.23%) Splunk
7 1 (1.23%) Veritas
7 1 (1.23%) Zend
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