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 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 268 303 301
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 42 35 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.40% 0.28% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.30% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 40 29 21
Average salary £56,250 £52,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,900 £42,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £70,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,875 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.58% -0.31%
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
9848 11625 11140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.90% 92.57% 93.37%
Number of salaries quoted 8390 9773 9771
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £32,521
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £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 17 April 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 17 April 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 73 (100.00%) Linux
2 37 (50.68%) Red Hat
3 34 (46.58%) Python
4 32 (43.84%) Perl
5 30 (41.10%) UNIX
5 30 (41.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 29 (39.73%) VMware
7 28 (38.36%) Finance
7 28 (38.36%) Puppet
8 27 (36.99%) Apache
9 25 (34.25%) Bash Shell
10 20 (27.40%) DevOps
11 19 (26.03%) Cisco
12 18 (24.66%) Shell Script
12 18 (24.66%) VMware Infrastructure
13 16 (21.92%) Opscode Chef
13 16 (21.92%) Firewall
13 16 (21.92%) HP
14 15 (20.55%) Nagios
14 15 (20.55%) Java
15 14 (19.18%) Tomcat
15 14 (19.18%) Windows
15 14 (19.18%) Banking
15 14 (19.18%) Low Latency
15 14 (19.18%) Ruby
16 13 (17.81%) Performance Tuning
16 13 (17.81%) Agile Software Development
17 11 (15.07%) Configuration Management
17 11 (15.07%) JBoss
17 11 (15.07%) MySQL

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 27 (36.99%) Apache
2 14 (19.18%) Tomcat
3 11 (15.07%) JBoss
4 7 (9.59%) OpenStack
5 6 (8.22%) nginx
6 4 (5.48%) IIS
7 3 (4.11%) WebSphere
8 2 (2.74%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (2.74%) CMS
9 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (1.37%) Node.js
9 1 (1.37%) Drupal
9 1 (1.37%) Mule
9 1 (1.37%) MQSeries
9 1 (1.37%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (2.74%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.70%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (12.33%) PaaS
2 9 (12.33%) IaaS
3 7 (9.59%) SaaS
4 1 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.37%) Google Compute Engine
4 1 (1.37%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 16 (21.92%) Firewall
2 10 (13.70%) LDAP
3 9 (12.33%) Internet
4 8 (10.96%) SAN
5 7 (9.59%) TCP/IP
6 5 (6.85%) DNS
6 5 (6.85%) HTTP
7 3 (4.11%) DHCP
8 2 (2.74%) FTP
8 2 (2.74%) HTTPS
8 2 (2.74%) SSL
8 2 (2.74%) Intranet
8 2 (2.74%) SSH
8 2 (2.74%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (2.74%) BIG-IP
8 2 (2.74%) NAS
8 2 (2.74%) NetScaler
8 2 (2.74%) DAB
9 1 (1.37%) Multicast
9 1 (1.37%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.07%) MySQL
2 7 (9.59%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.48%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.11%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.37%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (13.70%) Jenkins
2 6 (8.22%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (5.48%) Maven
4 3 (4.11%) Subversion
5 2 (2.74%) JIRA
5 2 (2.74%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.37%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.37%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.37%) dbdeploy
6 1 (1.37%) Trac
General
1 28 (38.36%) Finance
2 14 (19.18%) Banking
3 7 (9.59%) Law
4 5 (6.85%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.74%) Publishing
6 1 (1.37%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.59%) JMX
2 6 (8.22%) Web Services
3 4 (5.48%) CGI
3 4 (5.48%) LAMP
4 3 (4.11%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (4.11%) Servlets
5 2 (2.74%) XML
5 2 (2.74%) J2EE
5 2 (2.74%) Lucene
5 2 (2.74%) Java EE
5 2 (2.74%) RESTful
6 1 (1.37%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (1.37%) REST
6 1 (1.37%) Meteor
6 1 (1.37%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.59%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.85%) Open Source
3 5 (6.85%) Hedge funds
4 4 (5.48%) Clustering
5 3 (4.11%) PKI
6 2 (2.74%) Derivative
6 2 (2.74%) Replication
6 2 (2.74%) EMC Centera
6 2 (2.74%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.37%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.37%) Streaming Video
7 1 (1.37%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 73 (100.00%) Linux
2 30 (41.10%) UNIX
2 30 (41.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (19.18%) Windows
4 8 (10.96%) CentOS
5 5 (6.85%) Debian
5 5 (6.85%) Ubuntu
6 4 (5.48%) Fedora
6 4 (5.48%) Solaris
7 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.74%) AIX
7 2 (2.74%) VMS
8 1 (1.37%) SUSE
8 1 (1.37%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (27.40%) DevOps
2 14 (19.18%) Low Latency
3 13 (17.81%) Performance Tuning
3 13 (17.81%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (15.07%) Configuration Management
5 10 (13.70%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (12.33%) E-Commerce
7 7 (9.59%) Benchmarking
7 7 (9.59%) Regression Testing
7 7 (9.59%) Mentoring
7 7 (9.59%) Coaching
7 7 (9.59%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (9.59%) Software Delivery
8 6 (8.22%) Service Management
8 6 (8.22%) ITSM
8 6 (8.22%) ITIL
9 5 (6.85%) Load Balancing
10 4 (5.48%) Change Control
10 4 (5.48%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (4.11%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (46.58%) Python
2 32 (43.84%) Perl
3 25 (34.25%) Bash Shell
4 18 (24.66%) Shell Script
5 15 (20.55%) Java
6 14 (19.18%) Ruby
7 9 (12.33%) PHP
8 8 (10.96%) C
8 8 (10.96%) C++
9 5 (6.85%) SQL
10 2 (2.74%) AWK
10 2 (2.74%) sed
10 2 (2.74%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.37%) Korn
11 1 (1.37%) VB
11 1 (1.37%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (15.07%) Degree
2 2 (2.74%) RHCE
3 1 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.37%) MCSE
3 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.59%) ISO 9001
2 3 (4.11%) QA
System Software
1 18 (24.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.85%) KVM
3 3 (4.11%) Docker
3 3 (4.11%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.11%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.74%) Squid
4 2 (2.74%) Xen
4 2 (2.74%) XenServer
4 2 (2.74%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 2 (2.74%) vSphere
4 2 (2.74%) NFS
4 2 (2.74%) Apache Flume
5 1 (1.37%) RHEV
5 1 (1.37%) iptables
5 1 (1.37%) Varnish
5 1 (1.37%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.37%) Samba
5 1 (1.37%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 28 (38.36%) Puppet
2 16 (21.92%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (20.55%) Nagios
4 7 (9.59%) Cacti
4 7 (9.59%) ITRS Geneos
5 6 (8.22%) Ansible
5 6 (8.22%) Red Hat Satellite
6 5 (6.85%) Munin
7 4 (5.48%) OpenView
7 4 (5.48%) ZABBIX
7 4 (5.48%) Vagrant
8 3 (4.11%) Salt
9 2 (2.74%) Graylog
9 2 (2.74%) Graphite
9 2 (2.74%) Linux-HA
9 2 (2.74%) yum
9 2 (2.74%) logstash
10 1 (1.37%) BladeLogic
10 1 (1.37%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (1.37%) SCCM
Vendors
1 37 (50.68%) Red Hat
2 29 (39.73%) VMware
3 19 (26.03%) Cisco
4 16 (21.92%) HP
5 8 (10.96%) Oracle
6 5 (6.85%) Microsoft
6 5 (6.85%) EMC
7 4 (5.48%) F5
7 4 (5.48%) Splunk
8 3 (4.11%) Rackspace
8 3 (4.11%) IBM
8 3 (4.11%) BMC
9 2 (2.74%) Hitachi
9 2 (2.74%) NetApp
9 2 (2.74%) Veritas
9 2 (2.74%) Citrix
9 2 (2.74%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.74%) WorldPay
10 1 (1.37%) Google
10 1 (1.37%) Zend
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Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum salary is approx 45-60k base + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago