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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 261 277 323
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +46
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 58 45 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.49% 0.38% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.40% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 53 44 15
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,650 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,300 £69,250 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
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
10947 11164 12084
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.68% 93.13% 93.93%
Number of salaries quoted 9208 9889 11051
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 1 September 2014.

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 1 September 2014, 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 97 (100.00%) Linux
2 57 (58.76%) Red Hat
3 46 (47.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 40 (41.24%) Apache
5 35 (36.08%) Tomcat
5 35 (36.08%) Perl
6 33 (34.02%) Python
6 33 (34.02%) Bash Shell
7 31 (31.96%) Puppet
7 31 (31.96%) Finance
8 28 (28.87%) VMware
8 28 (28.87%) CentOS
9 27 (27.84%) Ruby
9 27 (27.84%) MySQL
10 26 (26.80%) Oracle
10 26 (26.80%) JBoss
11 23 (23.71%) Ubuntu
12 22 (22.68%) VMware Infrastructure
13 21 (21.65%) UNIX
13 21 (21.65%) Windows
14 20 (20.62%) ITIL
14 20 (20.62%) DevOps
15 19 (19.59%) C
15 19 (19.59%) Degree
16 18 (18.56%) Load Balancing
16 18 (18.56%) Nagios
17 17 (17.53%) Agile Software Development
17 17 (17.53%) nginx
18 16 (16.49%) Configuration Management
19 15 (15.46%) WebLogic

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 40 (41.24%) Apache
2 35 (36.08%) Tomcat
3 17 (17.53%) nginx
4 15 (15.46%) WebLogic
5 6 (6.19%) OpenStack
6 5 (5.15%) Drupal
7 4 (4.12%) Apache Solr
8 3 (3.09%) IIS
9 2 (2.06%) Oracle Coherence
9 2 (2.06%) MS Exchange
9 2 (2.06%) Confluence
9 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (1.03%) Node.js
10 1 (1.03%) WebSphere
10 1 (1.03%) MQSeries
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.43%) TCP/IP
1 14 (14.43%) DNS
2 13 (13.40%) BIG-IP
2 13 (13.40%) NetScaler
2 13 (13.40%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 10 (10.31%) SAN
3 10 (10.31%) DHCP
4 9 (9.28%) LDAP
5 7 (7.22%) Multicast
6 6 (6.19%) WAN
6 6 (6.19%) Firewall
7 5 (5.15%) SSH
7 5 (5.15%) Internet
7 5 (5.15%) SSL
8 4 (4.12%) Kerberos
8 4 (4.12%) NAS
8 4 (4.12%) OpenVPN
9 3 (3.09%) SMTP
9 3 (3.09%) LAN
9 3 (3.09%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (27.84%) MySQL
2 13 (13.40%) DB2
3 8 (8.25%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.12%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.09%) Redis
5 3 (3.09%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.06%) MariaDB
7 1 (1.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.03%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (10.31%) Jenkins
2 9 (9.28%) GCC
2 9 (9.28%) GDB
3 6 (6.19%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.12%) Mercurial
4 4 (4.12%) Hudson
4 4 (4.12%) Subversion
4 4 (4.12%) JIRA
5 2 (2.06%) Maven
5 2 (2.06%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (2.06%) dbdeploy
6 1 (1.03%) Trac
6 1 (1.03%) Redmine
6 1 (1.03%) Selenium
General
1 31 (31.96%) Finance
2 12 (12.37%) Banking
3 7 (7.22%) Law
4 4 (4.12%) Publishing
5 3 (3.09%) Electronics
5 3 (3.09%) Legal
6 2 (2.06%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.06%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.03%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.03%) Retail
7 1 (1.03%) Games
7 1 (1.03%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.12%) LAMP
2 3 (3.09%) J2EE
2 3 (3.09%) Web Services
3 2 (2.06%) MSMQ
3 2 (2.06%) Middleware
3 2 (2.06%) Java EE
3 2 (2.06%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.03%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (1.03%) Android SDK
4 1 (1.03%) RESTful
4 1 (1.03%) Java SE
4 1 (1.03%) HTML
4 1 (1.03%) Rendezvous
4 1 (1.03%) XML
4 1 (1.03%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.43%) Computer Science
2 11 (11.34%) Open Source
3 9 (9.28%) Embedded Systems
4 6 (6.19%) Clustering
5 5 (5.15%) Hedge funds
6 2 (2.06%) PKI
6 2 (2.06%) HACMP
7 1 (1.03%) ASIC
7 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.03%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.03%) Replication
7 1 (1.03%) Grid Computing
7 1 (1.03%) VHDL
7 1 (1.03%) Verilog
7 1 (1.03%) Equities
7 1 (1.03%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (1.03%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.03%) Physics
7 1 (1.03%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.03%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 97 (100.00%) Linux
2 46 (47.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 28 (28.87%) CentOS
4 23 (23.71%) Ubuntu
5 21 (21.65%) UNIX
5 21 (21.65%) Windows
6 9 (9.28%) Solaris
7 5 (5.15%) Debian
8 4 (4.12%) AIX
8 4 (4.12%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (3.09%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (3.09%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (2.06%) VMS
10 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (1.03%) Android
11 1 (1.03%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (20.62%) ITIL
1 20 (20.62%) DevOps
2 18 (18.56%) Load Balancing
3 17 (17.53%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (16.49%) Configuration Management
5 13 (13.40%) Statistical Analysis
6 10 (10.31%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (10.31%) Low Latency
7 8 (8.25%) Incident Management
8 4 (4.12%) Software Engineering
8 4 (4.12%) Load Testing
9 3 (3.09%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (3.09%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (3.09%) Change Management
9 3 (3.09%) E-Commerce
9 3 (3.09%) Data Security
10 2 (2.06%) Asset Management
10 2 (2.06%) Network Design
10 2 (2.06%) Knowledge Management
10 2 (2.06%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 35 (36.08%) Perl
2 33 (34.02%) Python
2 33 (34.02%) Bash Shell
3 27 (27.84%) Ruby
4 19 (19.59%) C
5 14 (14.43%) C++
6 12 (12.37%) Java
6 12 (12.37%) SQL
7 8 (8.25%) Shell Script
8 7 (7.22%) PowerShell
9 6 (6.19%) Embedded C
9 6 (6.19%) Embedded C++
9 6 (6.19%) PHP
10 3 (3.09%) Korn
11 2 (2.06%) JavaScript
12 1 (1.03%) VBA
12 1 (1.03%) Groovy
12 1 (1.03%) Scala
12 1 (1.03%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 19 (19.59%) Degree
2 3 (3.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.03%) CCNP
3 1 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.22%) QA
2 1 (1.03%) Solvency II
System Software
1 22 (22.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (15.46%) KVM
3 13 (13.40%) Xen
4 7 (7.22%) NFS
5 6 (6.19%) Active Directory
6 5 (5.15%) Varnish
7 4 (4.12%) VirtualBox
7 4 (4.12%) Postfix
8 2 (2.06%) Samba
8 2 (2.06%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.03%) XenServer
9 1 (1.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (1.03%) vSphere
9 1 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.03%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 31 (31.96%) Puppet
2 18 (18.56%) Nagios
3 15 (15.46%) ZABBIX
4 13 (13.40%) Cacti
4 13 (13.40%) CFEngine
4 13 (13.40%) Ansible
4 13 (13.40%) Salt
5 8 (8.25%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (4.12%) Vagrant
6 4 (4.12%) SCOM
6 4 (4.12%) Capistrano
7 2 (2.06%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (2.06%) ITRS Geneos
7 2 (2.06%) Munin
7 2 (2.06%) YUM
8 1 (1.03%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.03%) Backup Exec
8 1 (1.03%) BladeLogic
8 1 (1.03%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (1.03%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 57 (58.76%) Red Hat
2 28 (28.87%) VMware
3 26 (26.80%) Oracle
3 26 (26.80%) JBoss
4 13 (13.40%) Citrix
4 13 (13.40%) F5
5 10 (10.31%) Cisco
6 7 (7.22%) HP
7 5 (5.15%) EMC
8 4 (4.12%) SolarWinds
9 3 (3.09%) Dell
9 3 (3.09%) Microsoft
10 2 (2.06%) Sun
10 2 (2.06%) Intel
10 2 (2.06%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.06%) Reuters
10 2 (2.06%) Bloomberg
10 2 (2.06%) Veritas
10 2 (2.06%) SaltStack
11 1 (1.03%) New Relic
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive benefits + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 to 55,000
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
CDI Anders Elite Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago