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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 182 185 198
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 30 23 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.65% 0.49% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.51% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 24 23 17
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,950 £40,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £61,100 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
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
4420 4475 4968
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 95.07% 95.05% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 3650 3702 4281
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 £62,500 £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 24 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 24 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 - 8 £33,000 - 2
Woking +9 3 £50,000 - 1
Staines +1 2 £47,500 -23.38%
Guildford -4 2 £31,250 -26.47% 1
Thames Ditton - 2 £40,000 -
Reigate - 1 £42,500 -
Linux Engineer
South East

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 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 57 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (40.35%) Red Hat
3 21 (36.84%) Puppet
4 20 (35.09%) MySQL
5 19 (33.33%) Apache
6 18 (31.58%) Perl
6 18 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (29.82%) Finance
8 16 (28.07%) PHP
9 15 (26.32%) Java
10 14 (24.56%) Windows
10 14 (24.56%) Python
11 13 (22.81%) UNIX
11 13 (22.81%) Bash Shell
12 12 (21.05%) Nagios
13 11 (19.30%) Firewall
13 11 (19.30%) JBoss
13 11 (19.30%) Ruby
14 10 (17.54%) Opscode Chef
14 10 (17.54%) Oracle
14 10 (17.54%) SNMP
15 9 (15.79%) RHCE
15 9 (15.79%) DNS
15 9 (15.79%) Tomcat
15 9 (15.79%) SaaS
16 8 (14.04%) Ubuntu
16 8 (14.04%) Zenoss
16 8 (14.04%) Vagrant
16 8 (14.04%) Shell Script
16 8 (14.04%) TCP/IP

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 19 (33.33%) Apache
2 11 (19.30%) JBoss
3 9 (15.79%) Tomcat
4 5 (8.77%) Apache Solr
5 2 (3.51%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (8.77%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.79%) SaaS
2 7 (12.28%) PaaS
3 6 (10.53%) IaaS
4 2 (3.51%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (19.30%) Firewall
2 10 (17.54%) SNMP
3 9 (15.79%) DNS
4 8 (14.04%) TCP/IP
5 7 (12.28%) LDAP
6 5 (8.77%) BIG-IP
7 4 (7.02%) VoIP
7 4 (7.02%) DHCP
8 3 (5.26%) WAN
8 3 (5.26%) LAN
9 2 (3.51%) PBX
9 2 (3.51%) HTTP
9 2 (3.51%) Ethereal
9 2 (3.51%) Wireshark
9 2 (3.51%) tcpdump
9 2 (3.51%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (35.09%) MySQL
2 7 (12.28%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.51%) Big Data
General
1 17 (29.82%) Finance
2 7 (12.28%) Banking
2 7 (12.28%) Retail
3 5 (8.77%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.51%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.75%) Marketing
5 1 (1.75%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.77%) LAMP
2 2 (3.51%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (3.51%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.51%) PKI
2 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 57 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (24.56%) Windows
4 13 (22.81%) UNIX
5 8 (14.04%) Ubuntu
6 6 (10.53%) SUSE
7 3 (5.26%) Windows 7
7 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (5.26%) CentOS
7 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (5.26%) Solaris
8 2 (3.51%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (8.77%) Workflow
1 5 (8.77%) Time Management
1 5 (8.77%) DevOps
2 3 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (5.26%) Technical Analysis
2 3 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (5.26%) Migration
3 2 (3.51%) Analytics
3 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (3.51%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (3.51%) Project Management
3 2 (3.51%) Service Delivery
4 1 (1.75%) Software Engineering
4 1 (1.75%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 18 (31.58%) Perl
2 16 (28.07%) PHP
3 15 (26.32%) Java
4 14 (24.56%) Python
5 13 (22.81%) Bash Shell
6 11 (19.30%) Ruby
7 8 (14.04%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.75%) AWK
8 1 (1.75%) SQL
8 1 (1.75%) Lua
Qualifications
1 9 (15.79%) RHCE
2 2 (3.51%) Degree
3 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.77%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.51%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.75%) Squid
Systems Management
1 21 (36.84%) Puppet
2 12 (21.05%) Nagios
3 10 (17.54%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (14.04%) Zenoss
4 8 (14.04%) Vagrant
5 6 (10.53%) ZABBIX
6 4 (7.02%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (3.51%) Salt
Vendors
1 23 (40.35%) Red Hat
2 10 (17.54%) Oracle
3 5 (8.77%) Fidessa
4 2 (3.51%) Cisco
4 2 (3.51%) Websense
4 2 (3.51%) Clearswift
4 2 (3.51%) VMware
4 2 (3.51%) Blue Coat
4 2 (3.51%) WatchGuard
4 2 (3.51%) SonicWALL
4 2 (3.51%) F5
Guildford, Surrey
X4 Group
Salary: £28k - 35k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Camberley, Surrey
IT Connections
Salary: 40,000 to £45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Camberley, Surrey
IT Connections
Salary: to £26,000 + 20% Shift (£31K)
Posted: Yesterday
Woking
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Creative Personnel
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago