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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 202 215 187
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 26 5 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.44% 0.090% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.095% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 25 3 29
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-0.56% +10.00%
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
5729 5287 5497
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.95% 95.48% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4881 4476 4897
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% -1.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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
Wiltshire +10 12 £37,750 -5.62% 3
Bristol - 5 £37,500 - 3
Somerset - 4 £37,500 -
Devon - 3 £42,250 - 1
Gloucestershire -6 1 £42,500 -15.00%
Cornwall - 1 £45,000 -
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 43 (100.00%) Linux
2 34 (79.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 29 (67.44%) Red Hat
4 26 (60.47%) UNIX
5 19 (44.19%) Solaris
6 16 (37.21%) VMware
7 15 (34.88%) Shell Script
8 14 (32.56%) Symantec
8 14 (32.56%) SUSE
8 14 (32.56%) HP
8 14 (32.56%) CentOS
9 12 (27.91%) SCSA
9 12 (27.91%) Sun
9 12 (27.91%) Sun Certification
10 11 (25.58%) ITIL
10 11 (25.58%) RHCA
10 11 (25.58%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (23.26%) Apache
11 10 (23.26%) NetBackup
12 9 (20.93%) SAN
13 8 (18.60%) Fedora
13 8 (18.60%) HPUX
13 8 (18.60%) Security Cleared
14 7 (16.28%) Tomcat
14 7 (16.28%) PRINCE2
14 7 (16.28%) MySQL
14 7 (16.28%) Java
14 7 (16.28%) Configuration Management
14 7 (16.28%) Project Management
14 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 10 (23.26%) Apache
2 7 (16.28%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.33%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (4.65%) Amazon S3
1 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.93%) SAN
2 3 (6.98%) Internet
3 2 (4.65%) DHCP
3 2 (4.65%) DNS
4 1 (2.33%) Broadband
4 1 (2.33%) LAN
4 1 (2.33%) WAN
4 1 (2.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) MySQL
2 2 (4.65%) Hazelcast
2 2 (4.65%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.98%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Advertising
2 3 (6.98%) Retail
3 2 (4.65%) Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.33%) Marketing
4 1 (2.33%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) .NET
2 2 (4.65%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (2.33%) Ajax
3 1 (2.33%) JSON
3 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.95%) Open Source
3 3 (6.98%) Derivative
4 1 (2.33%) DTV
4 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 43 (100.00%) Linux
2 34 (79.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 26 (60.47%) UNIX
4 19 (44.19%) Solaris
5 14 (32.56%) SUSE
5 14 (32.56%) CentOS
6 8 (18.60%) Fedora
6 8 (18.60%) HPUX
7 5 (11.63%) Windows
7 5 (11.63%) VMS
8 3 (6.98%) Debian
8 3 (6.98%) Ubuntu
8 3 (6.98%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (2.33%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.58%) ITIL
2 7 (16.28%) PRINCE2
2 7 (16.28%) Configuration Management
2 7 (16.28%) Project Management
3 6 (13.95%) DevOps
4 4 (9.30%) E-Commerce
5 3 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (6.98%) Time Management
6 2 (4.65%) Kanban
6 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.65%) Migration
6 2 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.65%) Scrum
6 2 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.33%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.33%) Release Management
7 1 (2.33%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (2.33%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.33%) Programme Management
7 1 (2.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.88%) Shell Script
2 7 (16.28%) Java
3 5 (11.63%) Perl
3 5 (11.63%) PHP
3 5 (11.63%) Python
3 5 (11.63%) Ruby
4 3 (6.98%) SQL
5 2 (4.65%) PHP5
5 2 (4.65%) Groovy
5 2 (4.65%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.65%) C++
6 1 (2.33%) C
6 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.33%) Embedded C
6 1 (2.33%) Embedded C++
6 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.33%) AWK
Qualifications
1 12 (27.91%) Sun Certification
1 12 (27.91%) SCSA
2 11 (25.58%) RHCA
3 8 (18.60%) Security Cleared
4 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
5 3 (6.98%) RHCE
6 1 (2.33%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 11 (25.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.33%) Firmware
3 1 (2.33%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 10 (23.26%) NetBackup
2 5 (11.63%) Puppet
3 2 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.65%) WSUS
3 2 (4.65%) Nagios
Vendors
1 29 (67.44%) Red Hat
2 16 (37.21%) VMware
3 14 (32.56%) Symantec
3 14 (32.56%) HP
4 12 (27.91%) Sun
5 5 (11.63%) Oracle
6 1 (2.33%) SAP
6 1 (2.33%) Twitter
Bristol
People Source
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus flexbile benfits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Chippenham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Devon
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £53000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago