The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton 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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 76 89 78
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 1 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.13% 0.13% 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.13% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 10
Average salary £33,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.66% +15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -
Linux Engineer
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton 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
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
738 770 818
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 96.60% 97.35% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 653 726 755
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux Engineer in the job title across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Engineer across the Southampton region.

Linux Engineer Salary Trend in Southampton

Linux Engineer
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) COM
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Intel
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) IMAP
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) IMAP
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) COM
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Intel
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) VMware