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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Engineer
England / South West
Rank 205 213 166
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -47
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 26 39 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.52% 0.67% 1.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.69% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 25 34 74
Median salary £45,000 £39,250 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.64% +3.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £20,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £63,250 £65,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
4804 5636 5807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.47% 97.17% 97.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3991 4705 4910
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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 +11 17 £45,000 +5.26% 1
Bristol -12 5 £43,750 +13.63% 2
Somerset +3 3 £42,500 +107.31%
Wiltshire +21 1 £40,000 -11.11%
Linux Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 70 (100.00%) Linux
2 40 (57.14%) Bash Shell
3 38 (54.29%) Python
4 37 (52.86%) Puppet
5 36 (51.43%) Perl
6 33 (47.14%) MySQL
7 29 (41.43%) Windows
8 26 (37.14%) Docker
9 25 (35.71%) Configuration Management
10 24 (34.29%) Red Hat
11 22 (31.43%) VMware
12 19 (27.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 18 (25.71%) Windows Server
14 17 (24.29%) VMware Infrastructure
15 16 (22.86%) PaaS
16 15 (21.43%) DevOps
17 13 (18.57%) OpenShift
17 13 (18.57%) Postfix
17 13 (18.57%) CentOS
17 13 (18.57%) Dovecot
18 12 (17.14%) Security Cleared
18 12 (17.14%) Cybersecurity
18 12 (17.14%) Games
18 12 (17.14%) Software Engineering
18 12 (17.14%) C
19 11 (15.71%) Electronics
19 11 (15.71%) DV Cleared
20 10 (14.29%) Firewall
20 10 (14.29%) Finance
21 9 (12.86%) Manufacturing

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 8 (11.43%) Apache
2 5 (7.14%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.86%) IIS
4 1 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.43%) JBoss
4 1 (1.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Doxygen
1 1 (1.43%) HipChat
1 1 (1.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (12.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (22.86%) PaaS
2 13 (18.57%) OpenShift
3 4 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.86%) GitHub
4 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.43%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.29%) Firewall
2 9 (12.86%) TCP/IP
3 6 (8.57%) Internet
4 2 (2.86%) DNS
5 1 (1.43%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.43%) DHCP
5 1 (1.43%) FTP
5 1 (1.43%) HTTP
5 1 (1.43%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.43%) LAN
5 1 (1.43%) LDAP
5 1 (1.43%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (1.43%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (1.43%) SAN
5 1 (1.43%) SNMP
5 1 (1.43%) SSH
5 1 (1.43%) SSL
5 1 (1.43%) VLAN
5 1 (1.43%) VPN
5 1 (1.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (47.14%) MySQL
2 5 (7.14%) MariaDB
3 2 (2.86%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.86%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.86%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (8.57%) Git (software)
3 5 (7.14%) JIRA
4 3 (4.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (2.86%) Bitbucket
5 2 (2.86%) Subversion
5 2 (2.86%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.43%) CMake
6 1 (1.43%) CppUnit
6 1 (1.43%) GitLab
6 1 (1.43%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.43%) Redmine
6 1 (1.43%) Travis CI
General
1 12 (17.14%) Games
2 11 (15.71%) Electronics
3 10 (14.29%) Finance
4 9 (12.86%) Manufacturing
4 9 (12.86%) Marketing
4 9 (12.86%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.86%) .NET
1 2 (2.86%) Yocto
2 1 (1.43%) LAMP
2 1 (1.43%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (1.43%) Qt
2 1 (1.43%) REST
2 1 (1.43%) Spring Boot
2 1 (1.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.71%) Derivative
1 4 (5.71%) Public Cloud
2 3 (4.29%) Cybercrime
2 3 (4.29%) Device Driver
3 2 (2.86%) Fintech
4 1 (1.43%) CAN bus
4 1 (1.43%) Clustering
4 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.43%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (1.43%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (1.43%) IPTV
4 1 (1.43%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.43%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.43%) Robotics
4 1 (1.43%) Smartcard
4 1 (1.43%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 70 (100.00%) Linux
2 29 (41.43%) Windows
3 19 (27.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (25.71%) Windows Server
5 13 (18.57%) CentOS
6 6 (8.57%) Unix
7 5 (7.14%) Ubuntu
7 5 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (5.71%) Debian
8 4 (5.71%) Embedded Linux
8 4 (5.71%) Oracle Linux
8 4 (5.71%) Solaris
9 1 (1.43%) Fedora
9 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (35.71%) Configuration Management
2 15 (21.43%) DevOps
3 12 (17.14%) Cybersecurity
3 12 (17.14%) Software Engineering
4 9 (12.86%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (12.86%) Digital Marketing
4 9 (12.86%) Programme Management
5 8 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (10.00%) Coaching
6 7 (10.00%) Mentoring
7 6 (8.57%) Ethical Hacking
7 6 (8.57%) Penetration Testing
7 6 (8.57%) Reverse Engineering
8 5 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (4.29%) High Availability
9 3 (4.29%) Security Hardening
10 2 (2.86%) Device Driver Development
10 2 (2.86%) Open Source
10 2 (2.86%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 40 (57.14%) Bash Shell
2 38 (54.29%) Python
3 36 (51.43%) Perl
4 12 (17.14%) C
5 7 (10.00%) C++
6 6 (8.57%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.29%) Java
7 3 (4.29%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.29%) Ruby
7 3 (4.29%) SQL
8 2 (2.86%) C#
8 2 (2.86%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.86%) PHP
9 1 (1.43%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.43%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.43%) Groovy
9 1 (1.43%) Korn
Qualifications
1 12 (17.14%) Security Cleared
2 11 (15.71%) DV Cleared
3 9 (12.86%) CCNA
3 9 (12.86%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (10.00%) CISSP
4 7 (10.00%) CompTIA Security+
4 7 (10.00%) GIAC
4 7 (10.00%) Linux+ Certification
4 7 (10.00%) MCSE
4 7 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (10.00%) Network+ Certification
4 7 (10.00%) SANS
4 7 (10.00%) Security+ Certification
4 7 (10.00%) SSCP
5 3 (4.29%) Degree
6 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.43%) CCENT
7 1 (1.43%) CCNP
7 1 (1.43%) RHCE
7 1 (1.43%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) QA
2 2 (2.86%) SLA
3 1 (1.43%) MISRA
3 1 (1.43%) MISRA C
3 1 (1.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (37.14%) Docker
2 17 (24.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (18.57%) Dovecot
3 13 (18.57%) Postfix
4 3 (4.29%) Samba
5 2 (2.86%) Active Directory
5 2 (2.86%) KVM
5 2 (2.86%) NFS
6 1 (1.43%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.43%) iptables
6 1 (1.43%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.43%) vSphere
6 1 (1.43%) Xen
Systems Management
1 37 (52.86%) Puppet
2 7 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (7.14%) Nagios
4 3 (4.29%) Ansible
5 2 (2.86%) Grafana
6 1 (1.43%) Check_MK
6 1 (1.43%) Graphite
6 1 (1.43%) Graylog
6 1 (1.43%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (1.43%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.43%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 24 (34.29%) Red Hat
2 22 (31.43%) VMware
3 9 (12.86%) SAP
4 4 (5.71%) Oracle
5 2 (2.86%) EMC
6 1 (1.43%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.43%) Cisco
6 1 (1.43%) Google
6 1 (1.43%) Infobright
6 1 (1.43%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.43%) NetApp
6 1 (1.43%) New Relic
6 1 (1.43%) PagerDuty
6 1 (1.43%) Qualys
6 1 (1.43%) Renesas
6 1 (1.43%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.43%) Splunk
6 1 (1.43%) Veritas
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + pension + healthcare + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago