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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 199 201 190
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 38 24 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.65% 0.39% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.41% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 32 17 22
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -8.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,100 £32,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,600 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
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
5611 5878 4988
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.08% 95.86% 95.19%
Number of salaries quoted 4775 4883 4321
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 30 July 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 30 July 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
Bristol -1 21 £37,500 - 4
Wiltshire -5 6 £50,000 -20.00%
Cornwall - 5 £38,500 -
Gloucestershire -18 3 £55,000 +19.56%
Dorset - 3 £42,500 - 1
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 83 (100.00%) Linux
2 39 (46.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 36 (43.37%) Opscode Chef
3 36 (43.37%) DevOps
4 33 (39.76%) Puppet
5 32 (38.55%) UNIX
5 32 (38.55%) Red Hat
5 32 (38.55%) Configuration Management
6 29 (34.94%) VMware
7 27 (32.53%) VMware Infrastructure
8 25 (30.12%) Tomcat
8 25 (30.12%) Data Centre
9 23 (27.71%) Apache
9 23 (27.71%) Oracle
10 22 (26.51%) CentOS
10 22 (26.51%) Bash Shell
11 21 (25.30%) Python
11 21 (25.30%) Vagrant
12 20 (24.10%) E-Commerce
12 20 (24.10%) Business Intelligence
12 20 (24.10%) Perl
12 20 (24.10%) Open Source
13 19 (22.89%) Amazon AWS
14 18 (21.69%) MySQL
15 16 (19.28%) SaaS
15 16 (19.28%) Computer Science
16 15 (18.07%) LAMP
17 14 (16.87%) Middleware
17 14 (16.87%) Web Services
17 14 (16.87%) Ubuntu

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 25 (30.12%) Tomcat
2 23 (27.71%) Apache
3 4 (4.82%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.20%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.20%) MS Office
1 1 (1.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (9.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (22.89%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (19.28%) SaaS
3 13 (15.66%) PaaS
3 13 (15.66%) IaaS
4 3 (3.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (3.61%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (3.61%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.46%) Firewall
2 9 (10.84%) Internet
3 5 (6.02%) DNS
4 4 (4.82%) SAN
4 4 (4.82%) NetScaler
5 2 (2.41%) Multicast
5 2 (2.41%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.41%) Network Security
5 2 (2.41%) NAS
6 1 (1.20%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.20%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.20%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (21.69%) MySQL
2 14 (16.87%) Hadoop
3 12 (14.46%) Oracle BI EE
4 4 (4.82%) Couchbase
5 3 (3.61%) Hazelcast
5 3 (3.61%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (3.61%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.41%) HBase
6 2 (2.41%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.41%) Voldemort
6 2 (2.41%) CouchDB
6 2 (2.41%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.41%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.41%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.20%) SQLite
7 1 (1.20%) Redis
7 1 (1.20%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 14 (16.87%) Jenkins
2 9 (10.84%) Git (software)
3 8 (9.64%) Selenium
4 6 (7.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (7.23%) TeamCity
4 6 (7.23%) Maven
5 1 (1.20%) Ant
5 1 (1.20%) Subversion
General
1 11 (13.25%) Law
2 10 (12.05%) Finance
3 8 (9.64%) Marketing
3 8 (9.64%) Manufacturing
3 8 (9.64%) Electronics
3 8 (9.64%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.41%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (18.07%) LAMP
2 14 (16.87%) Web Services
2 14 (16.87%) Middleware
3 13 (15.66%) Oracle Fusion
4 12 (14.46%) WebCenter
4 12 (14.46%) MCollective
5 3 (3.61%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (1.20%) Software Packaging
6 1 (1.20%) HTML5
6 1 (1.20%) Laravel
6 1 (1.20%) HTML
6 1 (1.20%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (30.12%) Data Centre
2 16 (19.28%) Computer Science
3 12 (14.46%) Management Information System
3 12 (14.46%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (9.64%) DTV
5 7 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.20%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 83 (100.00%) Linux
2 39 (46.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 32 (38.55%) UNIX
4 22 (26.51%) CentOS
5 14 (16.87%) Ubuntu
6 10 (12.05%) Fedora
7 9 (10.84%) Debian
7 9 (10.84%) Windows
8 6 (7.23%) Amazon Linux
9 5 (6.02%) Solaris
10 4 (4.82%) SUSE
11 2 (2.41%) HPUX
12 1 (1.20%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (43.37%) DevOps
2 32 (38.55%) Configuration Management
3 20 (24.10%) E-Commerce
3 20 (24.10%) Business Intelligence
3 20 (24.10%) Open Source
4 13 (15.66%) Service Delivery
5 12 (14.46%) SOA
5 12 (14.46%) Identity Management
5 12 (14.46%) Capacity Planning
5 12 (14.46%) Root Cause Analysis
5 12 (14.46%) Performance Tuning
6 11 (13.25%) Mentoring
7 9 (10.84%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (9.64%) Programme Management
8 8 (9.64%) Digital Marketing
9 7 (8.43%) E-business
10 6 (7.23%) ITIL
11 5 (6.02%) Network Design
12 4 (4.82%) Agile Software Development
13 3 (3.61%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 22 (26.51%) Bash Shell
2 21 (25.30%) Python
3 20 (24.10%) Perl
4 13 (15.66%) Ruby
5 12 (14.46%) Jython
6 11 (13.25%) Java
7 10 (12.05%) Shell Script
8 6 (7.23%) PHP
9 3 (3.61%) C
9 3 (3.61%) C++
9 3 (3.61%) PHP5
9 3 (3.61%) Groovy
10 2 (2.41%) JavaScript
10 2 (2.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (7.23%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.02%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.82%) Degree
3 4 (4.82%) CCNP
3 4 (4.82%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.61%) Sun Certification
5 2 (2.41%) SCSA
6 1 (1.20%) RHCA
6 1 (1.20%) RHCE
6 1 (1.20%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.82%) ISO 9001
1 4 (4.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.20%) QA
2 1 (1.20%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (32.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (14.46%) VirtualBox
2 12 (14.46%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 9 (10.84%) KVM
4 8 (9.64%) Xen
5 6 (7.23%) Firmware
5 6 (7.23%) iptables
6 2 (2.41%) Varnish
7 1 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.20%) XenApp
7 1 (1.20%) vSphere
7 1 (1.20%) Active Directory
7 1 (1.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 36 (43.37%) Opscode Chef
2 33 (39.76%) Puppet
3 21 (25.30%) Vagrant
4 12 (14.46%) Oracle Identity Management
5 8 (9.64%) Nagios
6 3 (3.61%) Ansible
7 2 (2.41%) CFEngine
7 2 (2.41%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.20%) ZABBIX
8 1 (1.20%) Cacti
8 1 (1.20%) Capistrano
8 1 (1.20%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 32 (38.55%) Red Hat
2 29 (34.94%) VMware
3 23 (27.71%) Oracle
4 8 (9.64%) SAP
5 7 (8.43%) Remedy
6 6 (7.23%) Cisco
7 5 (6.02%) Juniper
8 3 (3.61%) Sun
9 2 (2.41%) HP
9 2 (2.41%) Symantec
9 2 (2.41%) Microsoft
9 2 (2.41%) Rackspace
10 1 (1.20%) Citrix
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