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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 91 81 80
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 1 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.11% 0.21% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.22% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%
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
870 891 802
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 96.24% 95.70% 97.69%
Number of salaries quoted 678 792 729
Average salary £39,000 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (50.00%) Fedora
2 1 (50.00%) SSH
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Postfix
2 1 (50.00%) Sendmail
2 1 (50.00%) nginx
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) SMTP
2 1 (50.00%) FTP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Sun
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Telnet
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) BBC

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SMTP
1 1 (50.00%) FTP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Telnet
1 1 (50.00%) SSH
1 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) BBC
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Fedora
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (50.00%) Postfix
1 1 (50.00%) Sendmail
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Sun
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + good pension, 36 days holdiday
Posted: 2 days ago