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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 193 204 206
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 17 17 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.37% 0.32% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.34% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 17 16 15
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,300 £32,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £58,750 £61,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,875 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.58% -0.31%
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
4406 5026 5125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 95.00% 95.23% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3655 4102 4060
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 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
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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
Woking - 11 £50,000 -
Guildford +16 3 £45,000 +28.57%
Camberley - 2 £28,500 -
Linux Engineer
South East

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 21 (34.43%) Windows
3 19 (31.15%) VMware
4 18 (29.51%) Red Hat
5 17 (27.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (24.59%) Apache
7 14 (22.95%) Oracle
7 14 (22.95%) Nagios
8 13 (21.31%) Tomcat
8 13 (21.31%) Load Balancing
8 13 (21.31%) Clustering
8 13 (21.31%) Technical Analysis
9 10 (16.39%) SQL Server
9 10 (16.39%) MySQL
9 10 (16.39%) UNIX
9 10 (16.39%) SAN
9 10 (16.39%) Finance
10 9 (14.75%) Telecoms
10 9 (14.75%) Java
10 9 (14.75%) Perl
10 9 (14.75%) JBoss
10 9 (14.75%) DNS
10 9 (14.75%) Security Cleared
11 8 (13.11%) Degree
11 8 (13.11%) Network Design
11 8 (13.11%) Puppet
12 7 (11.48%) Infrastructure Management
12 7 (11.48%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (11.48%) DevOps
12 7 (11.48%) Software Engineering

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 15 (24.59%) Apache
2 13 (21.31%) Tomcat
3 9 (14.75%) JBoss
4 1 (1.64%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (3.28%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.64%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.48%) Amazon EC2
1 7 (11.48%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (11.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.39%) SAN
2 9 (14.75%) DNS
3 7 (11.48%) TCP/IP
4 6 (9.84%) HTTP
5 5 (8.20%) Firewall
6 4 (6.56%) DHCP
6 4 (6.56%) SSL
7 3 (4.92%) SNMP
7 3 (4.92%) Ethereal
7 3 (4.92%) Wireshark
7 3 (4.92%) tcpdump
8 2 (3.28%) LDAP
8 2 (3.28%) VPN
9 1 (1.64%) NAS
9 1 (1.64%) Asterisk PBX
9 1 (1.64%) VLAN
9 1 (1.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.39%) MySQL
1 10 (16.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (16.39%) Finance
2 9 (14.75%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.92%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.28%) Electronics
5 1 (1.64%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.64%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.48%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (3.28%) .NET
2 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.64%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.31%) Clustering
2 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.64%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 61 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (34.43%) Windows
3 17 (27.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (16.39%) UNIX
5 4 (6.56%) Solaris
6 2 (3.28%) SUSE
6 2 (3.28%) Ubuntu
6 2 (3.28%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (1.64%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (21.31%) Load Balancing
1 13 (21.31%) Technical Analysis
2 8 (13.11%) Network Design
3 7 (11.48%) Software Engineering
3 7 (11.48%) Service Delivery
3 7 (11.48%) DevOps
3 7 (11.48%) Infrastructure Management
3 7 (11.48%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (8.20%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (6.56%) Workflow
5 4 (6.56%) Migration
6 3 (4.92%) Scrum
6 3 (4.92%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (4.92%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (3.28%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (3.28%) Project Management
7 2 (3.28%) UML
7 2 (3.28%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (1.64%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (1.64%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.75%) Java
1 9 (14.75%) Perl
2 6 (9.84%) Python
3 4 (6.56%) SQL
3 4 (6.56%) Ruby
4 3 (4.92%) Shell Script
4 3 (4.92%) PHP
4 3 (4.92%) C
5 2 (3.28%) C++
5 2 (3.28%) Embedded C
6 1 (1.64%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (14.75%) Security Cleared
2 8 (13.11%) Degree
3 7 (11.48%) SC Cleared
4 4 (6.56%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (3.28%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (11.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.56%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (4.92%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.92%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.28%) vSphere
5 1 (1.64%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.64%) Squid
5 1 (1.64%) KVM
5 1 (1.64%) iptables
Systems Management
1 14 (22.95%) Nagios
2 8 (13.11%) Puppet
3 3 (4.92%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.64%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.64%) vMotion
Vendors
1 19 (31.15%) VMware
2 18 (29.51%) Red Hat
3 14 (22.95%) Oracle
4 5 (8.20%) HP
5 4 (6.56%) Cisco
5 4 (6.56%) Symantec
6 3 (4.92%) Websense
6 3 (4.92%) Clearswift
6 3 (4.92%) Blue Coat
6 3 (4.92%) WatchGuard
6 3 (4.92%) SonicWALL
6 3 (4.92%) F5
7 1 (1.64%) Veeam
7 1 (1.64%) Fidessa
7 1 (1.64%) Dell
7 1 (1.64%) Juniper