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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Engineer
England / South West
Rank 190 220 180
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -40
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 35 28 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.72% 0.50% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.52% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 35 28 63
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £54,250 £47,300
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%

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
4721 5422 5889
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.70% 97.26% 97.56%
Number of salaries quoted 3933 4605 5001
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 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 21 January 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 21 January 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 +8 24 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Bristol -7 8 £37,500 - 1
Wiltshire +18 2 £29,500 -34.44%
Somerset +4 1 £42,500 +25.00%
Linux Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 72 (100.00%) Linux
2 34 (47.22%) Perl
2 34 (47.22%) Puppet
3 33 (45.83%) Bash Shell
4 32 (44.44%) MySQL
4 32 (44.44%) Python
5 29 (40.28%) Windows
6 23 (31.94%) Configuration Management
6 23 (31.94%) Docker
7 22 (30.56%) Red Hat
8 20 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 18 (25.00%) VMware
10 16 (22.22%) Windows Server
11 15 (20.83%) Firewall
12 14 (19.44%) Software Engineering
12 14 (19.44%) PaaS
13 13 (18.06%) VMware Infrastructure
13 13 (18.06%) CentOS
14 12 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
14 12 (16.67%) DevOps
14 12 (16.67%) TCP/IP
15 11 (15.28%) CCNA
15 11 (15.28%) Cisco Certification
15 11 (15.28%) C
15 11 (15.28%) Games
15 11 (15.28%) OpenShift
15 11 (15.28%) Postfix
15 11 (15.28%) Dovecot
16 10 (13.89%) Security Cleared
16 10 (13.89%) Electronics

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 10 (13.89%) Apache
2 4 (5.56%) IIS
3 3 (4.17%) OpenStack
3 3 (4.17%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.78%) JBoss
5 1 (1.39%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.39%) Doxygen
2 1 (1.39%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 9 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (19.44%) PaaS
2 11 (15.28%) OpenShift
3 6 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.78%) GitHub
4 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.39%) G Suite
5 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (20.83%) Firewall
2 12 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 7 (9.72%) Internet
4 3 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (4.17%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (2.78%) DNS
5 2 (2.78%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (2.78%) SAN
5 2 (2.78%) VLAN
5 2 (2.78%) VPN
6 1 (1.39%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.39%) DHCP
6 1 (1.39%) FTP
6 1 (1.39%) HTTP
6 1 (1.39%) LAN
6 1 (1.39%) LDAP
6 1 (1.39%) SNMP
6 1 (1.39%) SSH
6 1 (1.39%) SSL
6 1 (1.39%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (44.44%) MySQL
2 5 (6.94%) MariaDB
3 4 (5.56%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.78%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.78%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.39%) Big Data
5 1 (1.39%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.39%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 7 (9.72%) Jenkins
2 6 (8.33%) JIRA
3 5 (6.94%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (2.78%) Bitbucket
5 2 (2.78%) GitLab
5 2 (2.78%) Subversion
6 1 (1.39%) Artifactory
6 1 (1.39%) CMake
6 1 (1.39%) CppUnit
6 1 (1.39%) Maven
6 1 (1.39%) Redmine
6 1 (1.39%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.39%) Travis CI
General
1 11 (15.28%) Games
2 10 (13.89%) Electronics
2 10 (13.89%) Finance
2 10 (13.89%) Telecoms
3 9 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 9 (12.50%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.78%) .NET
1 2 (2.78%) LAMP
1 2 (2.78%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (1.39%) CSS
2 1 (1.39%) HornetQ
2 1 (1.39%) HTML
2 1 (1.39%) REST
2 1 (1.39%) Spring Boot
2 1 (1.39%) Web Services
2 1 (1.39%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.56%) Derivative
1 4 (5.56%) Device Driver
1 4 (5.56%) Public Cloud
2 2 (2.78%) Fintech
2 2 (2.78%) IPTV
3 1 (1.39%) Clustering
3 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.39%) Cybercrime
3 1 (1.39%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.39%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.39%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.39%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (1.39%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.39%) Robotics
3 1 (1.39%) Smartcard
3 1 (1.39%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 72 (100.00%) Linux
2 29 (40.28%) Windows
3 20 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (22.22%) Windows Server
5 13 (18.06%) CentOS
6 7 (9.72%) Unix
7 6 (8.33%) Ubuntu
7 6 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (6.94%) Debian
9 4 (5.56%) Embedded Linux
9 4 (5.56%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (4.17%) Solaris
11 2 (2.78%) Fedora
11 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (1.39%) Android
12 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.39%) SUSE
12 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (31.94%) Configuration Management
2 14 (19.44%) Software Engineering
3 12 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 12 (16.67%) DevOps
4 10 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
5 9 (12.50%) Programme Management
6 8 (11.11%) Coaching
6 8 (11.11%) Mentoring
7 7 (9.72%) Ethical Hacking
7 7 (9.72%) Penetration Testing
7 7 (9.72%) Reverse Engineering
8 6 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (5.56%) High Availability
10 3 (4.17%) Data Analysis
10 3 (4.17%) Open Source
10 3 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (4.17%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 34 (47.22%) Perl
2 33 (45.83%) Bash Shell
3 32 (44.44%) Python
4 11 (15.28%) C
5 9 (12.50%) C++
6 6 (8.33%) Java
6 6 (8.33%) Shell Script
7 5 (6.94%) PHP
8 3 (4.17%) PowerShell
8 3 (4.17%) Ruby
8 3 (4.17%) SQL
9 2 (2.78%) C#
9 2 (2.78%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.39%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.39%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.39%) Korn
Qualifications
1 11 (15.28%) CCNA
1 11 (15.28%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (13.89%) Security Cleared
3 9 (12.50%) DV Cleared
4 8 (11.11%) CISSP
4 8 (11.11%) CompTIA Security+
4 8 (11.11%) GIAC
4 8 (11.11%) Linux+ Certification
4 8 (11.11%) MCSE
4 8 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (11.11%) Network+ Certification
4 8 (11.11%) SANS
4 8 (11.11%) Security+ Certification
4 8 (11.11%) SSCP
5 2 (2.78%) Degree
5 2 (2.78%) RHCE
5 2 (2.78%) RHCSA
6 1 (1.39%) CCENT
6 1 (1.39%) CCNP
6 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) QA
1 3 (4.17%) SLA
2 1 (1.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (31.94%) Docker
2 13 (18.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (15.28%) Dovecot
3 11 (15.28%) Postfix
4 5 (6.94%) Active Directory
5 4 (5.56%) KVM
6 3 (4.17%) Samba
7 2 (2.78%) iptables
7 2 (2.78%) NFS
8 1 (1.39%) Gluster
8 1 (1.39%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.39%) RHEV
8 1 (1.39%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.39%) Xen
8 1 (1.39%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 34 (47.22%) Puppet
2 6 (8.33%) Nagios
2 6 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (5.56%) Ansible
4 2 (2.78%) Check_MK
4 2 (2.78%) Grafana
4 2 (2.78%) Graylog
4 2 (2.78%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (2.78%) Pingdom
5 1 (1.39%) Cacti
5 1 (1.39%) Cobbler
5 1 (1.39%) Graphite
5 1 (1.39%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.39%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 22 (30.56%) Red Hat
2 18 (25.00%) VMware
3 9 (12.50%) SAP
4 4 (5.56%) Cisco
4 4 (5.56%) Oracle
5 2 (2.78%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.78%) EMC
5 2 (2.78%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.78%) New Relic
5 2 (2.78%) Qualys
5 2 (2.78%) Splunk
6 1 (1.39%) Citrix
6 1 (1.39%) Infobright
6 1 (1.39%) NetApp
6 1 (1.39%) PagerDuty
6 1 (1.39%) Remedy
6 1 (1.39%) Renesas
6 1 (1.39%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.39%) Veritas
6 1 (1.39%) Zend
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