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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 279 292 272
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 21 53 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.20% 0.42% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.45% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 20 50 43
Average salary £47,500 £52,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.95% -4.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £42,500 £44,200
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £70,000 £67,500
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
9476 11651 11408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.25% 92.50% 93.10%
Number of salaries quoted 8174 9832 9899
Average salary £55,000 £53,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.77% +0.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 61 (100.00%) Linux
2 33 (54.10%) Python
2 33 (54.10%) Red Hat
3 29 (47.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 27 (44.26%) VMware
5 23 (37.70%) UNIX
5 23 (37.70%) Bash Shell
6 22 (36.07%) Perl
6 22 (36.07%) Finance
7 20 (32.79%) Apache
7 20 (32.79%) Cisco
7 20 (32.79%) Puppet
8 19 (31.15%) HP
9 16 (26.23%) DevOps
10 15 (24.59%) Java
10 15 (24.59%) JBoss
11 14 (22.95%) Tomcat
11 14 (22.95%) Banking
12 13 (21.31%) Ubuntu
12 13 (21.31%) Ruby
12 13 (21.31%) Degree
12 13 (21.31%) Low Latency
13 12 (19.67%) Opscode Chef
13 12 (19.67%) MySQL
13 12 (19.67%) Oracle
14 11 (18.03%) VMware Infrastructure
14 11 (18.03%) Fedora
14 11 (18.03%) PaaS
14 11 (18.03%) Performance Tuning
15 10 (16.39%) Mentoring

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 20 (32.79%) Apache
2 15 (24.59%) JBoss
3 14 (22.95%) Tomcat
4 7 (11.48%) nginx
5 5 (8.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (6.56%) OpenStack
6 4 (6.56%) Drupal
7 2 (3.28%) WebSphere
7 2 (3.28%) Lightstreamer
7 2 (3.28%) WebLogic
7 2 (3.28%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.64%) CMS
8 1 (1.64%) Mule
Applications
1 3 (4.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.03%) PaaS
2 9 (14.75%) IaaS
3 8 (13.11%) SaaS
4 3 (4.92%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.64%) Google Compute Engine
5 1 (1.64%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.39%) SAN
2 9 (14.75%) Firewall
3 6 (9.84%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (8.20%) LDAP
5 3 (4.92%) DNS
5 3 (4.92%) Internet
6 2 (3.28%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.28%) DAB
6 2 (3.28%) BIG-IP
6 2 (3.28%) NAS
6 2 (3.28%) Intranet
6 2 (3.28%) HTTP
6 2 (3.28%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.64%) Multicast
7 1 (1.64%) NX-OS
7 1 (1.64%) Kerberos
7 1 (1.64%) SNMP
7 1 (1.64%) FTP
7 1 (1.64%) SSL
7 1 (1.64%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.67%) MySQL
2 2 (3.28%) RDBMS
2 2 (3.28%) Redis
2 2 (3.28%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (9.84%) Jenkins
2 5 (8.20%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.92%) Subversion
4 2 (3.28%) Maven
4 2 (3.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (3.28%) Mercurial
4 2 (3.28%) RSpec
5 1 (1.64%) dbdeploy
5 1 (1.64%) Trac
5 1 (1.64%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.64%) JIRA
General
1 22 (36.07%) Finance
2 14 (22.95%) Banking
3 5 (8.20%) Financial Institution
3 5 (8.20%) Law
4 3 (4.92%) Advertising
5 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.64%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.48%) JMX
2 5 (8.20%) CGI
2 5 (8.20%) J2EE
3 4 (6.56%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (4.92%) Servlets
5 2 (3.28%) Web Services
5 2 (3.28%) XML
5 2 (3.28%) Middleware
5 2 (3.28%) Lucene
5 2 (3.28%) Java EE
5 2 (3.28%) Kafka
5 2 (3.28%) MCollective
5 2 (3.28%) mod_rewrite
6 1 (1.64%) Meteor
6 1 (1.64%) RESTful
6 1 (1.64%) REST
6 1 (1.64%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) Computer Science
2 6 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.84%) EMC VMAX
3 4 (6.56%) Clustering
4 3 (4.92%) Hedge funds
5 2 (3.28%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (3.28%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.28%) PKI
6 1 (1.64%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.64%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 61 (100.00%) Linux
2 29 (47.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 23 (37.70%) UNIX
4 13 (21.31%) Ubuntu
5 11 (18.03%) Fedora
6 9 (14.75%) CentOS
7 6 (9.84%) Windows
8 4 (6.56%) Debian
9 2 (3.28%) VMS
10 1 (1.64%) SUSE
10 1 (1.64%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (26.23%) DevOps
2 13 (21.31%) Low Latency
3 11 (18.03%) Performance Tuning
4 10 (16.39%) Mentoring
4 10 (16.39%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (14.75%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (13.11%) Configuration Management
7 7 (11.48%) Regression Testing
7 7 (11.48%) Benchmarking
7 7 (11.48%) Software Delivery
7 7 (11.48%) Coaching
8 6 (9.84%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (9.84%) ITIL
9 5 (8.20%) E-Commerce
10 4 (6.56%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (6.56%) Load Balancing
10 4 (6.56%) Performance Monitoring
11 3 (4.92%) Open Source
11 3 (4.92%) Service Management
11 3 (4.92%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 33 (54.10%) Python
2 23 (37.70%) Bash Shell
3 22 (36.07%) Perl
4 15 (24.59%) Java
5 13 (21.31%) Ruby
6 8 (13.11%) C
6 8 (13.11%) C++
6 8 (13.11%) PHP
6 8 (13.11%) Shell Script
7 4 (6.56%) SQL
7 4 (6.56%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.64%) AWK
8 1 (1.64%) sed
Qualifications
1 13 (21.31%) Degree
2 4 (6.56%) RHCE
3 1 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.64%) MCSE
3 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.48%) ISO 9001
2 3 (4.92%) QA
System Software
1 11 (18.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.56%) Squid
3 2 (3.28%) Xen
3 2 (3.28%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.28%) vSphere
3 2 (3.28%) Varnish
3 2 (3.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (3.28%) Apache Flume
3 2 (3.28%) KVM
4 1 (1.64%) iptables
4 1 (1.64%) NFS
4 1 (1.64%) Samba
4 1 (1.64%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 20 (32.79%) Puppet
2 12 (19.67%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (14.75%) Nagios
4 7 (11.48%) ITRS Geneos
5 6 (9.84%) Ansible
6 5 (8.20%) Red Hat Satellite
7 3 (4.92%) Vagrant
8 2 (3.28%) logstash
8 2 (3.28%) Salt
8 2 (3.28%) Graylog
8 2 (3.28%) Check_MK
8 2 (3.28%) Linux-HA
8 2 (3.28%) HAProxy
9 1 (1.64%) SmokePing
9 1 (1.64%) Cacti
9 1 (1.64%) Munin
Vendors
1 33 (54.10%) Red Hat
2 27 (44.26%) VMware
3 20 (32.79%) Cisco
4 19 (31.15%) HP
5 12 (19.67%) Oracle
6 8 (13.11%) EMC
7 6 (9.84%) Isilon
8 5 (8.20%) F5
8 5 (8.20%) Adobe
9 4 (6.56%) Microsoft
10 3 (4.92%) ServiceNow
11 2 (3.28%) AppDynamics
11 2 (3.28%) WorldPay
11 2 (3.28%) IBM
11 2 (3.28%) Citrix
11 2 (3.28%) BMC
11 2 (3.28%) Hitachi
11 2 (3.28%) NetApp
11 2 (3.28%) Veritas
11 2 (3.28%) Terracotta
City, London
First Point
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £34000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
First Point
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago