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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 206 141 189
Rank change year-on-year
-65 +48
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 33 104 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.63% 1.79% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 1.84% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 28 98 37
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £75,000 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +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
5115 5639 5718
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.24% 97.21% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4327 4728 4767
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 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -29 18 £42,000 -1.17% 3
Gloucestershire -9 9 £35,000 +29.62% 2
Somerset -1 3 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Wiltshire -6 3 £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 26 May 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 72 (100.00%) Linux
2 33 (45.83%) Python
3 28 (38.89%) Unix
3 28 (38.89%) OpenStack
4 27 (37.50%) Windows
5 26 (36.11%) Software Engineering
6 25 (34.72%) Telecoms
7 23 (31.94%) Digital Media
8 21 (29.17%) C++
9 20 (27.78%) Bash Shell
10 19 (26.39%) Mathematics
10 19 (26.39%) Physics
10 19 (26.39%) Degree
11 18 (25.00%) Puppet
11 18 (25.00%) Firewall
12 17 (23.61%) Configuration Management
12 17 (23.61%) Big Data
13 15 (20.83%) Microsoft
14 14 (19.44%) TCP/IP
14 14 (19.44%) Shell Script
14 14 (19.44%) LAMP
15 13 (18.06%) Ruby
15 13 (18.06%) VMware
15 13 (18.06%) Red Hat
15 13 (18.06%) SQL
15 13 (18.06%) Oracle
16 12 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
16 12 (16.67%) Git (software)
16 12 (16.67%) Windows Server
17 11 (15.28%) Opscode Chef

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 28 (38.89%) OpenStack
2 10 (13.89%) JBoss
3 9 (12.50%) CloudStack
3 9 (12.50%) WebLogic
3 9 (12.50%) WebSphere
3 9 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
4 8 (11.11%) Apache
5 6 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (6.94%) IIS
7 2 (2.78%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.39%) MS Exchange
8 1 (1.39%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (2.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.39%) MS Office
2 1 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (25.00%) Firewall
2 14 (19.44%) TCP/IP
3 9 (12.50%) Internet
4 5 (6.94%) NetScaler
5 4 (5.56%) DHCP
5 4 (5.56%) DNS
5 4 (5.56%) IP Telephony
5 4 (5.56%) SAN
5 4 (5.56%) SSH
6 3 (4.17%) LAN
6 3 (4.17%) NAS
6 3 (4.17%) VPN
6 3 (4.17%) WAN
7 1 (1.39%) ADSL
7 1 (1.39%) IPv4
7 1 (1.39%) IPv6
7 1 (1.39%) Network Security
7 1 (1.39%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (1.39%) VLAN
7 1 (1.39%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (23.61%) Big Data
2 9 (12.50%) MySQL
3 5 (6.94%) Couchbase
3 5 (6.94%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.39%) Apache Accumulo
4 1 (1.39%) CouchDB
4 1 (1.39%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 12 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 9 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 9 (12.50%) Subversion
2 9 (12.50%) TeamCity
3 3 (4.17%) PHPUnit
4 1 (1.39%) JIRA
General
1 25 (34.72%) Telecoms
2 8 (11.11%) Marketing
3 7 (9.72%) Retail
4 3 (4.17%) Finance
5 2 (2.78%) Banking
5 2 (2.78%) Electronics
6 1 (1.39%) Games
6 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (19.44%) LAMP
2 9 (12.50%) .NET
3 3 (4.17%) CSS
3 3 (4.17%) HTML
3 3 (4.17%) HTML5
3 3 (4.17%) jQuery
3 3 (4.17%) Laravel
3 3 (4.17%) REST
4 2 (2.78%) Qt
5 1 (1.39%) COM
5 1 (1.39%) ELK Stack
5 1 (1.39%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 23 (31.94%) Digital Media
2 19 (26.39%) Mathematics
2 19 (26.39%) Physics
3 8 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (11.11%) Data Centre
4 4 (5.56%) EPoS
5 1 (1.39%) Cybercrime
5 1 (1.39%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.39%) Derivative
5 1 (1.39%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.39%) iPad
5 1 (1.39%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.39%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.39%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 72 (100.00%) Linux
2 28 (38.89%) Unix
3 27 (37.50%) Windows
4 12 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 11 (15.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (6.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (5.56%) CentOS
7 4 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.78%) AIX
8 2 (2.78%) Android
9 1 (1.39%) Debian
9 1 (1.39%) FreeNAS
9 1 (1.39%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (1.39%) Solaris
9 1 (1.39%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (36.11%) Software Engineering
2 17 (23.61%) Configuration Management
3 11 (15.28%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (15.28%) ITIL
4 10 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (13.89%) DevOps
4 10 (13.89%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (12.50%) Auto-Scaling
5 9 (12.50%) Build Automation
5 9 (12.50%) DSDM
5 9 (12.50%) OWASP
5 9 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (12.50%) RUP
5 9 (12.50%) Scrum
6 5 (6.94%) E-business
6 5 (6.94%) E-Commerce
6 5 (6.94%) Time Management
7 4 (5.56%) Open Source
8 3 (4.17%) Project Management
8 3 (4.17%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 33 (45.83%) Python
2 21 (29.17%) C++
3 20 (27.78%) Bash Shell
4 14 (19.44%) Shell Script
5 13 (18.06%) Ruby
5 13 (18.06%) SQL
6 10 (13.89%) C
7 8 (11.11%) Perl
8 5 (6.94%) PHP
9 4 (5.56%) PowerShell
10 3 (4.17%) Java
10 3 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (26.39%) Degree
2 5 (6.94%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.56%) CCENT
3 4 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.39%) CCNA
4 1 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.39%) CISSP
4 1 (1.39%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (1.39%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.39%) GIAC
4 1 (1.39%) Linux+ Certification
4 1 (1.39%) MCSE
4 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.39%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (1.39%) PhD
4 1 (1.39%) RHCE
4 1 (1.39%) SANS
4 1 (1.39%) Security+ Certification
4 1 (1.39%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 11 (15.28%) vSphere
2 10 (13.89%) Xen
3 9 (12.50%) XenServer
4 6 (8.33%) Active Directory
5 5 (6.94%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.39%) Apache Flume
6 1 (1.39%) Firmware
6 1 (1.39%) Samba
6 1 (1.39%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 18 (25.00%) Puppet
2 11 (15.28%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (12.50%) Ansible
3 9 (12.50%) Cobbler
3 9 (12.50%) Salt
3 9 (12.50%) Terraform
3 9 (12.50%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.39%) Check_MK
4 1 (1.39%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.39%) Kibana
4 1 (1.39%) logstash
4 1 (1.39%) Nagios
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (1.39%) SCCM
4 1 (1.39%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 13 (18.06%) Oracle
2 13 (18.06%) Red Hat
2 13 (18.06%) VMware
3 9 (12.50%) EnterpriseDB
4 8 (11.11%) Cisco
5 7 (9.72%) Palo Alto
6 5 (6.94%) Remedy
7 2 (2.78%) Dell
7 2 (2.78%) HP
8 1 (1.39%) Apple
8 1 (1.39%) Cloudera
8 1 (1.39%) EMC
8 1 (1.39%) Hortonworks
8 1 (1.39%) Intel
8 1 (1.39%) SAP
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