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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 291 273 282
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 20 56 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.21% 0.48% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.52% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 16 52 42
Average salary £47,500 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £67,400 £69,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
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
9057 10869 11026
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.92% 92.64% 93.24%
Number of salaries quoted 7822 9148 9769
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 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 31 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 41 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (53.66%) Red Hat
3 21 (51.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (46.34%) VMware
5 17 (41.46%) Apache
5 17 (41.46%) Python
6 16 (39.02%) Java
6 16 (39.02%) Puppet
7 14 (34.15%) UNIX
7 14 (34.15%) HP
7 14 (34.15%) Finance
8 11 (26.83%) Cisco
8 11 (26.83%) Tomcat
8 11 (26.83%) Fedora
9 10 (24.39%) Ruby
9 10 (24.39%) JBoss
9 10 (24.39%) Oracle
9 10 (24.39%) Perl
9 10 (24.39%) Opscode Chef
10 9 (21.95%) DevOps
10 9 (21.95%) ITIL
10 9 (21.95%) Ubuntu
10 9 (21.95%) CentOS
10 9 (21.95%) Bash Shell
11 8 (19.51%) Degree
11 8 (19.51%) SAN
12 7 (17.07%) MySQL
12 7 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (14.63%) Ansible

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 17 (41.46%) Apache
2 11 (26.83%) Tomcat
3 10 (24.39%) JBoss
4 5 (12.20%) Drupal
4 5 (12.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (9.76%) WebLogic
6 3 (7.32%) nginx
7 2 (4.88%) Lightstreamer
7 2 (4.88%) WebSphere
8 1 (2.44%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) PaaS
2 3 (7.32%) SaaS
3 2 (4.88%) IaaS
4 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.51%) SAN
2 6 (14.63%) Firewall
2 6 (14.63%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (12.20%) Internet
4 3 (7.32%) LDAP
4 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.88%) DNS
5 2 (4.88%) Intranet
5 2 (4.88%) NetScaler
5 2 (4.88%) BIG-IP
6 1 (2.44%) SSH
6 1 (2.44%) SS7
6 1 (2.44%) INAP
6 1 (2.44%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) MySQL
2 3 (7.32%) RDBMS
2 3 (7.32%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.88%) Redis
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Git (software)
2 5 (12.20%) Jenkins
3 4 (9.76%) Subversion
4 2 (4.88%) RSpec
5 1 (2.44%) Maven
5 1 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.44%) Trac
General
1 14 (34.15%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Banking
3 3 (7.32%) Advertising
4 2 (4.88%) Publishing
4 2 (4.88%) Law
4 2 (4.88%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.44%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) J2EE
1 5 (12.20%) CGI
2 4 (9.76%) Middleware
3 3 (7.32%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (4.88%) Java EE
4 2 (4.88%) Kafka
4 2 (4.88%) MCollective
4 2 (4.88%) mod_rewrite
4 2 (4.88%) JMX
4 2 (4.88%) LAMP
4 2 (4.88%) XML
4 2 (4.88%) JMS
5 1 (2.44%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (14.63%) EMC VMAX
3 3 (7.32%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.32%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.88%) PKI
4 2 (4.88%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (2.44%) Online Games
5 1 (2.44%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 41 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (51.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (34.15%) UNIX
4 11 (26.83%) Fedora
5 9 (21.95%) Ubuntu
5 9 (21.95%) CentOS
6 2 (4.88%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (2.44%) Windows
7 1 (2.44%) SUSE
7 1 (2.44%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.95%) ITIL
1 9 (21.95%) DevOps
2 5 (12.20%) Mentoring
2 5 (12.20%) Continuous Delivery
2 5 (12.20%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (12.20%) E-Commerce
2 5 (12.20%) Configuration Management
2 5 (12.20%) Service Delivery
3 4 (9.76%) Information Security
4 3 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (7.32%) Service Management
4 3 (7.32%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (7.32%) Low Latency
5 2 (4.88%) Business Continuity
5 2 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (4.88%) Change Control
5 2 (4.88%) Business Continuity Planning
5 2 (4.88%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (41.46%) Python
2 16 (39.02%) Java
3 10 (24.39%) Perl
3 10 (24.39%) Ruby
4 9 (21.95%) Bash Shell
5 6 (14.63%) Shell Script
6 5 (12.20%) PHP
7 3 (7.32%) SQL
7 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
7 3 (7.32%) C
7 3 (7.32%) C++
8 1 (2.44%) AWK
8 1 (2.44%) sed
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) Degree
2 4 (9.76%) RHCE
3 1 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.44%) MCSE
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) ISO 9001
1 2 (4.88%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 7 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.76%) Squid
3 2 (4.88%) Varnish
3 2 (4.88%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (2.44%) iptables
4 1 (2.44%) Samba
4 1 (2.44%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.44%) Snort
Systems Management
1 16 (39.02%) Puppet
2 10 (24.39%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (14.63%) Ansible
3 6 (14.63%) Nagios
4 4 (9.76%) Red Hat Satellite
5 3 (7.32%) Salt
6 2 (4.88%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (2.44%) Graphite
7 1 (2.44%) Bcfg2
7 1 (2.44%) Vagrant
7 1 (2.44%) Nessus
7 1 (2.44%) Cacti
Vendors
1 22 (53.66%) Red Hat
2 19 (46.34%) VMware
3 14 (34.15%) HP
4 11 (26.83%) Cisco
5 10 (24.39%) Oracle
6 6 (14.63%) EMC
6 6 (14.63%) Isilon
6 6 (14.63%) F5
7 5 (12.20%) Adobe
8 3 (7.32%) ServiceNow
9 2 (4.88%) AppDynamics
9 2 (4.88%) WorldPay
9 2 (4.88%) Terracotta
9 2 (4.88%) Akamai
9 2 (4.88%) IBM
9 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
9 2 (4.88%) Citrix
9 2 (4.88%) Hitachi
10 1 (2.44%) Fiorano
10 1 (2.44%) Splunk
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £95,000 per annum SALary is approx 60-95k base + bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum + bonus and share options
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago