The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Surrey 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 186 188 197
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 33 20 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.71% 0.42% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.45% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 27 20 13
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% -9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £40,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -
Linux Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Surrey 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
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4424 4466 4892
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 95.20% 94.84% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3678 3699 4223
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,100 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Linux Engineer Salary Trend in Surrey

Linux Engineer
Salary Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Engineer across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Linux Engineer Salary Histogram in Surrey

Linux Engineer
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014. 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
Camberley - 10 £33,000 - 2
Woking +13 4 £50,000 - 1
Staines +6 3 £47,500 -23.38%
Guildford -4 2 £32,000 -24.70%
Reigate - 1 £42,500 -
Thames Ditton - 1 £40,000 -
Linux Engineer
South East

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 61 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (39.34%) Red Hat
3 22 (36.07%) Puppet
4 20 (32.79%) MySQL
5 19 (31.15%) Perl
5 19 (31.15%) Finance
5 19 (31.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (27.87%) Apache
7 16 (26.23%) Java
8 15 (24.59%) PHP
8 15 (24.59%) Windows
8 15 (24.59%) Python
9 13 (21.31%) UNIX
10 12 (19.67%) Nagios
10 12 (19.67%) Ruby
10 12 (19.67%) Bash Shell
11 10 (16.39%) Opscode Chef
11 10 (16.39%) SaaS
11 10 (16.39%) Firewall
11 10 (16.39%) JBoss
11 10 (16.39%) Oracle
11 10 (16.39%) SNMP
12 9 (14.75%) TCP/IP
12 9 (14.75%) DNS
12 9 (14.75%) Ubuntu
13 8 (13.11%) Zenoss
13 8 (13.11%) Vagrant
13 8 (13.11%) Shell Script
13 8 (13.11%) RHCE
13 8 (13.11%) Tomcat

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 17 (27.87%) Apache
2 10 (16.39%) JBoss
3 8 (13.11%) Tomcat
4 4 (6.56%) Apache Solr
5 2 (3.28%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (8.20%) MS Office
2 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.39%) SaaS
2 7 (11.48%) PaaS
3 6 (9.84%) IaaS
4 3 (4.92%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (4.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.39%) SNMP
1 10 (16.39%) Firewall
2 9 (14.75%) TCP/IP
2 9 (14.75%) DNS
3 7 (11.48%) LDAP
4 4 (6.56%) VoIP
4 4 (6.56%) BIG-IP
4 4 (6.56%) DHCP
5 3 (4.92%) WAN
5 3 (4.92%) LAN
6 2 (3.28%) PBX
6 2 (3.28%) SSL
6 2 (3.28%) HTTP
6 2 (3.28%) Ethereal
6 2 (3.28%) Wireshark
6 2 (3.28%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (32.79%) MySQL
2 7 (11.48%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.28%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (31.15%) Finance
2 7 (11.48%) Banking
2 7 (11.48%) Retail
3 5 (8.20%) Financial Institution
4 3 (4.92%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.28%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.64%) Marketing
6 1 (1.64%) Electronics
6 1 (1.64%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.56%) LAMP
2 3 (4.92%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (3.28%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.28%) PKI
2 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 61 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (31.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (24.59%) Windows
4 13 (21.31%) UNIX
5 9 (14.75%) Ubuntu
6 6 (9.84%) SUSE
7 4 (6.56%) Solaris
8 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (4.92%) Windows 7
8 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (4.92%) CentOS
9 2 (3.28%) VMS
10 1 (1.64%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (9.84%) DevOps
2 5 (8.20%) Workflow
2 5 (8.20%) Time Management
3 4 (6.56%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (6.56%) Technical Analysis
3 4 (6.56%) Migration
4 3 (4.92%) Service Delivery
4 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (4.92%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (4.92%) Software Engineering
5 2 (3.28%) Analytics
5 2 (3.28%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (3.28%) Project Management
6 1 (1.64%) UML
6 1 (1.64%) Scrum
6 1 (1.64%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.64%) Load Balancing
6 1 (1.64%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (31.15%) Perl
2 16 (26.23%) Java
3 15 (24.59%) PHP
3 15 (24.59%) Python
4 12 (19.67%) Ruby
4 12 (19.67%) Bash Shell
5 8 (13.11%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.64%) AWK
6 1 (1.64%) Embedded C
6 1 (1.64%) SQL
6 1 (1.64%) C
6 1 (1.64%) Lua
Qualifications
1 8 (13.11%) RHCE
2 3 (4.92%) Degree
3 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.28%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.92%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.64%) Squid
Systems Management
1 22 (36.07%) Puppet
2 12 (19.67%) Nagios
3 10 (16.39%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (13.11%) Zenoss
4 8 (13.11%) Vagrant
5 6 (9.84%) ZABBIX
6 4 (6.56%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (3.28%) Salt
Vendors
1 24 (39.34%) Red Hat
2 10 (16.39%) Oracle
3 5 (8.20%) Fidessa
4 3 (4.92%) Cisco
5 2 (3.28%) Websense
5 2 (3.28%) Clearswift
5 2 (3.28%) VMware
5 2 (3.28%) Blue Coat
5 2 (3.28%) WatchGuard
5 2 (3.28%) SonicWALL
5 2 (3.28%) F5
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