The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London 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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 289 285 284
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 18 57 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.46% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.50% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 15 53 50
Average salary £47,500 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,500 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £70,000 £67,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -10.11%
Linux Engineer
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9597 11355 11139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.75% 92.39% 93.42%
Number of salaries quoted 8262 9517 9791
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Linux Engineer Salary Trend in the City of London

Linux Engineer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Engineer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Linux Engineer Salary Histogram in the City of London

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 53 (100.00%) Linux
2 30 (56.60%) Red Hat
3 28 (52.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 25 (47.17%) Python
5 23 (43.40%) VMware
6 22 (41.51%) Apache
7 20 (37.74%) Finance
8 19 (35.85%) UNIX
9 18 (33.96%) Perl
9 18 (33.96%) Puppet
10 17 (32.08%) Bash Shell
10 17 (32.08%) HP
11 16 (30.19%) Java
12 15 (28.30%) Cisco
13 14 (26.42%) Tomcat
14 13 (24.53%) JBoss
14 13 (24.53%) DevOps
15 12 (22.64%) Oracle
15 12 (22.64%) Ruby
16 11 (20.75%) Ubuntu
16 11 (20.75%) Degree
16 11 (20.75%) Fedora
16 11 (20.75%) Opscode Chef
17 10 (18.87%) Banking
17 10 (18.87%) MySQL
18 9 (16.98%) ITIL
18 9 (16.98%) SAN
18 9 (16.98%) Shell Script
18 9 (16.98%) PaaS
18 9 (16.98%) CentOS

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 22 (41.51%) Apache
2 14 (26.42%) Tomcat
3 13 (24.53%) JBoss
4 5 (9.43%) Drupal
4 5 (9.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (7.55%) nginx
5 4 (7.55%) WebLogic
6 2 (3.77%) WebSphere
6 2 (3.77%) Lightstreamer
6 2 (3.77%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.89%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.89%) Mule
7 1 (1.89%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.98%) PaaS
2 7 (13.21%) IaaS
3 6 (11.32%) SaaS
4 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.98%) SAN
2 7 (13.21%) Firewall
3 6 (11.32%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (9.43%) Internet
5 3 (5.66%) LDAP
5 3 (5.66%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.77%) DNS
6 2 (3.77%) NetScaler
6 2 (3.77%) BIG-IP
6 2 (3.77%) Intranet
7 1 (1.89%) NAS
7 1 (1.89%) FTP
7 1 (1.89%) HTTP
7 1 (1.89%) SS7
7 1 (1.89%) INAP
7 1 (1.89%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.87%) MySQL
2 3 (5.66%) RDBMS
2 3 (5.66%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.77%) Redis
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (15.09%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.55%) Subversion
2 4 (7.55%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.77%) Mercurial
3 2 (3.77%) RSpec
4 1 (1.89%) Maven
4 1 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.89%) Trac
General
1 20 (37.74%) Finance
2 10 (18.87%) Banking
3 5 (9.43%) Financial Institution
4 3 (5.66%) Advertising
5 2 (3.77%) Publishing
5 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.77%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.32%) J2EE
2 5 (9.43%) CGI
2 5 (9.43%) JMX
2 5 (9.43%) ActiveMQ
3 4 (7.55%) Middleware
4 2 (3.77%) LAMP
4 2 (3.77%) XML
4 2 (3.77%) JMS
4 2 (3.77%) Lucene
4 2 (3.77%) Java EE
4 2 (3.77%) Kafka
4 2 (3.77%) MCollective
4 2 (3.77%) mod_rewrite
5 1 (1.89%) RESTful
5 1 (1.89%) REST
5 1 (1.89%) Servlets
5 1 (1.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (11.32%) Computer Science
2 6 (11.32%) EMC VMAX
3 3 (5.66%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.66%) Clustering
4 2 (3.77%) PKI
4 2 (3.77%) Hedge funds
4 2 (3.77%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.89%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 53 (100.00%) Linux
2 28 (52.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (35.85%) UNIX
4 11 (20.75%) Fedora
4 11 (20.75%) Ubuntu
5 9 (16.98%) CentOS
6 4 (7.55%) Windows
7 3 (5.66%) Debian
8 2 (3.77%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (1.89%) VMS
9 1 (1.89%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.53%) DevOps
2 9 (16.98%) Low Latency
2 9 (16.98%) ITIL
3 8 (15.09%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (15.09%) Mentoring
3 8 (15.09%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (9.43%) Service Delivery
5 5 (9.43%) E-Commerce
5 5 (9.43%) Benchmarking
5 5 (9.43%) Configuration Management
5 5 (9.43%) Regression Testing
5 5 (9.43%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (9.43%) Software Delivery
5 5 (9.43%) Coaching
6 4 (7.55%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (7.55%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (7.55%) Information Security
7 3 (5.66%) Service Management
7 3 (5.66%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 25 (47.17%) Python
2 18 (33.96%) Perl
3 17 (32.08%) Bash Shell
4 16 (30.19%) Java
5 12 (22.64%) Ruby
6 9 (16.98%) Shell Script
7 8 (15.09%) PHP
8 6 (11.32%) C
8 6 (11.32%) C++
9 3 (5.66%) JavaScript
9 3 (5.66%) SQL
10 1 (1.89%) AWK
10 1 (1.89%) sed
Qualifications
1 11 (20.75%) Degree
2 4 (7.55%) RHCE
3 1 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.89%) MCSE
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) ISO 9001
2 3 (5.66%) QA
3 2 (3.77%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (15.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (9.43%) Squid
3 2 (3.77%) Xen
3 2 (3.77%) Varnish
3 2 (3.77%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (3.77%) Apache Flume
4 1 (1.89%) Samba
4 1 (1.89%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 18 (33.96%) Puppet
2 11 (20.75%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (11.32%) Red Hat Satellite
3 6 (11.32%) Nagios
4 5 (9.43%) ITRS Geneos
4 5 (9.43%) Ansible
5 3 (5.66%) Salt
6 2 (3.77%) Graylog
6 2 (3.77%) Linux-HA
6 2 (3.77%) logstash
7 1 (1.89%) Cacti
7 1 (1.89%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 30 (56.60%) Red Hat
2 23 (43.40%) VMware
3 17 (32.08%) HP
4 15 (28.30%) Cisco
5 12 (22.64%) Oracle
6 6 (11.32%) EMC
6 6 (11.32%) Isilon
6 6 (11.32%) F5
7 5 (9.43%) Adobe
8 3 (5.66%) ServiceNow
9 2 (3.77%) AppDynamics
9 2 (3.77%) WorldPay
9 2 (3.77%) IBM
9 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
9 2 (3.77%) Citrix
9 2 (3.77%) Hitachi
9 2 (3.77%) Veritas
9 2 (3.77%) Terracotta
9 2 (3.77%) Akamai
10 1 (1.89%) Splunk
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