The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Wiltshire 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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 81 84 86
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 8 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.72% 1.02% 0.098%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 1.07% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 0
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £39,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+13.92% -5.95%
Linux Engineer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wiltshire 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
Wiltshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1065 934 977
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 95.60% 95.21% 95.78%
Number of salaries quoted 855 818 903
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,490 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

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

Linux Engineer Salary Trend in Wiltshire

Linux Engineer
Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Engineer across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Linux Engineer Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

Linux Engineer
Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
(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
Chippenham 0 6 £37,500 -6.25%
Linux Engineer
South West

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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 21 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (85.71%) Red Hat
2 18 (85.71%) UNIX
2 18 (85.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (71.43%) Solaris
4 14 (66.67%) SUSE
5 13 (61.90%) HP
5 13 (61.90%) Shell Script
5 13 (61.90%) Symantec
5 13 (61.90%) Sun
6 12 (57.14%) Sun Certification
6 12 (57.14%) VMware
6 12 (57.14%) SCSA
7 10 (47.62%) RHCA
7 10 (47.62%) Security Cleared
8 9 (42.86%) NetBackup
8 9 (42.86%) SAN
8 9 (42.86%) ITIL
9 7 (33.33%) Oracle
9 7 (33.33%) HPUX
10 6 (28.57%) PRINCE2
10 6 (28.57%) Project Management
10 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
12 4 (19.05%) Firmware
13 3 (14.29%) Windows
13 3 (14.29%) Puppet
13 3 (14.29%) High Availability
14 2 (9.52%) RHCSA

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) SAN
2 2 (9.52%) DHCP
2 2 (9.52%) DNS
3 1 (4.76%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) MySQL
1 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
1 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
1 1 (4.76%) CouchDB
1 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
1 1 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
1 1 (4.76%) HBase
1 1 (4.76%) Voldemort
1 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
1 2 (9.52%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (85.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 18 (85.71%) UNIX
3 15 (71.43%) Solaris
4 14 (66.67%) SUSE
5 7 (33.33%) HPUX
6 3 (14.29%) Windows
7 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) ITIL
2 6 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 6 (28.57%) Project Management
3 3 (14.29%) High Availability
4 2 (9.52%) Migration
4 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.76%) DevOps
5 1 (4.76%) Process Management
5 1 (4.76%) Change Management
5 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.76%) C
2 1 (4.76%) C++
2 1 (4.76%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.76%) Perl
2 1 (4.76%) PHP
2 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (57.14%) Sun Certification
1 12 (57.14%) SCSA
2 10 (47.62%) RHCA
2 10 (47.62%) Security Cleared
3 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
4 2 (9.52%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (19.05%) Firmware
3 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (42.86%) NetBackup
2 3 (14.29%) Puppet
3 2 (9.52%) WSUS
3 2 (9.52%) Nagios
4 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (85.71%) Red Hat
2 13 (61.90%) Symantec
2 13 (61.90%) Sun
2 13 (61.90%) HP
3 12 (57.14%) VMware
4 7 (33.33%) Oracle
5 1 (4.76%) Twitter