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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 204 154 182
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 35 107 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.67% 1.78% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 1.83% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 33 101 41
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +4.93%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
5080 5848 6068
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.50% 97.03% 97.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4302 4911 4986
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -19 18 £35,000 -17.64% 4
Gloucestershire -2 11 £35,000 +29.62% 2
Somerset - 4 £40,000 - 1
Wiltshire +5 2 £33,250 -33.50%
Linux Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 74 (100.00%) Linux
2 32 (43.24%) Python
3 30 (40.54%) Windows
4 29 (39.19%) Unix
5 23 (31.08%) Software Engineering
5 23 (31.08%) Puppet
6 22 (29.73%) OpenStack
7 20 (27.03%) Digital Media
7 20 (27.03%) Telecoms
7 20 (27.03%) Configuration Management
8 19 (25.68%) Microsoft
9 18 (24.32%) Bash Shell
10 17 (22.97%) Firewall
11 15 (20.27%) Opscode Chef
12 14 (18.92%) Big Data
12 14 (18.92%) Degree
12 14 (18.92%) Mathematics
12 14 (18.92%) Physics
12 14 (18.92%) C++
12 14 (18.92%) MySQL
13 13 (17.57%) Internet
13 13 (17.57%) Ruby
13 13 (17.57%) VMware
13 13 (17.57%) Git (software)
13 13 (17.57%) Amazon AWS
13 13 (17.57%) Ansible
14 12 (16.22%) Windows Server
14 12 (16.22%) LAMP
14 12 (16.22%) TCP/IP
14 12 (16.22%) SQL

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 22 (29.73%) OpenStack
2 9 (12.16%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (12.16%) JBoss
3 8 (10.81%) CloudStack
3 8 (10.81%) WebLogic
3 8 (10.81%) WebSphere
3 8 (10.81%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (8.11%) Apache
4 6 (8.11%) IIS
5 2 (2.70%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.35%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.35%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (4.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.35%) MS Office
2 1 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (17.57%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.35%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (22.97%) Firewall
2 13 (17.57%) Internet
3 12 (16.22%) TCP/IP
4 8 (10.81%) NetScaler
5 6 (8.11%) SAN
6 5 (6.76%) NAS
7 4 (5.41%) IP Telephony
7 4 (5.41%) SSH
8 3 (4.05%) DHCP
8 3 (4.05%) DNS
8 3 (4.05%) VPN
9 2 (2.70%) LAN
9 2 (2.70%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (2.70%) WAN
10 1 (1.35%) HTTP
10 1 (1.35%) Network Security
10 1 (1.35%) SMTP
10 1 (1.35%) SSL
10 1 (1.35%) VoIP
10 1 (1.35%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.92%) Big Data
1 14 (18.92%) MySQL
2 8 (10.81%) Couchbase
3 6 (8.11%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.35%) Apache Accumulo
4 1 (1.35%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 13 (17.57%) Git (software)
2 8 (10.81%) Jenkins
2 8 (10.81%) Subversion
2 8 (10.81%) TeamCity
3 5 (6.76%) PHPUnit
4 1 (1.35%) JIRA
General
1 20 (27.03%) Telecoms
2 9 (12.16%) Retail
3 8 (10.81%) Marketing
4 2 (2.70%) Banking
4 2 (2.70%) Finance
5 1 (1.35%) Advertising
5 1 (1.35%) Automotive
5 1 (1.35%) Electronics
5 1 (1.35%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.22%) LAMP
2 8 (10.81%) .NET
3 5 (6.76%) CSS
3 5 (6.76%) HTML
3 5 (6.76%) HTML5
3 5 (6.76%) jQuery
3 5 (6.76%) Laravel
3 5 (6.76%) REST
4 1 (1.35%) COM
4 1 (1.35%) ELK Stack
4 1 (1.35%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 20 (27.03%) Digital Media
2 14 (18.92%) Mathematics
2 14 (18.92%) Physics
3 11 (14.86%) Data Centre
4 7 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.41%) EPoS
6 1 (1.35%) Cybercrime
6 1 (1.35%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.35%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.35%) iPad
6 1 (1.35%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.35%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.35%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 74 (100.00%) Linux
2 30 (40.54%) Windows
3 29 (39.19%) Unix
4 12 (16.22%) Windows Server
5 9 (12.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (4.05%) CentOS
7 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.70%) AIX
9 1 (1.35%) FreeNAS
9 1 (1.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (31.08%) Software Engineering
2 20 (27.03%) Configuration Management
3 11 (14.86%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (13.51%) DevOps
4 10 (13.51%) ITIL
5 9 (12.16%) Scrum
6 8 (10.81%) Auto-Scaling
6 8 (10.81%) Build Automation
6 8 (10.81%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (10.81%) DSDM
6 8 (10.81%) E-business
6 8 (10.81%) E-Commerce
6 8 (10.81%) OWASP
6 8 (10.81%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (10.81%) RUP
7 7 (9.46%) Time Management
8 5 (6.76%) Open Source
8 5 (6.76%) Project Management
8 5 (6.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 32 (43.24%) Python
2 18 (24.32%) Bash Shell
3 14 (18.92%) C++
4 13 (17.57%) Ruby
5 12 (16.22%) SQL
6 11 (14.86%) Shell Script
7 8 (10.81%) C
8 7 (9.46%) Perl
8 7 (9.46%) PHP
9 5 (6.76%) JavaScript
10 3 (4.05%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (18.92%) Degree
2 5 (6.76%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.41%) CCENT
3 4 (5.41%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.35%) CCNA
4 1 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.35%) CISSP
4 1 (1.35%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (1.35%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.35%) GIAC
4 1 (1.35%) Linux+ Certification
4 1 (1.35%) MCSE
4 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.35%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (1.35%) PhD
4 1 (1.35%) RHCE
4 1 (1.35%) SANS
4 1 (1.35%) Security+ Certification
4 1 (1.35%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 10 (13.51%) vSphere
2 8 (10.81%) Xen
2 8 (10.81%) XenServer
3 7 (9.46%) Active Directory
4 6 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (6.76%) Docker
6 1 (1.35%) Apache Flume
6 1 (1.35%) Dovecot
6 1 (1.35%) Firmware
6 1 (1.35%) Postfix
6 1 (1.35%) Samba
6 1 (1.35%) vCloud
6 1 (1.35%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 23 (31.08%) Puppet
2 15 (20.27%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (17.57%) Ansible
4 8 (10.81%) Cobbler
4 8 (10.81%) Salt
4 8 (10.81%) Terraform
4 8 (10.81%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.35%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.35%) Kibana
5 1 (1.35%) logstash
5 1 (1.35%) SCCM
5 1 (1.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (25.68%) Microsoft
2 13 (17.57%) VMware
3 11 (14.86%) Oracle
3 11 (14.86%) Red Hat
4 10 (13.51%) Palo Alto
5 8 (10.81%) Cisco
5 8 (10.81%) EnterpriseDB
5 8 (10.81%) Remedy
6 2 (2.70%) Dell
6 2 (2.70%) HP
7 1 (1.35%) Apple
7 1 (1.35%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.35%) EMC
7 1 (1.35%) Hortonworks
7 1 (1.35%) Intel
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