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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 280 263 283
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 30 51 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.29% 0.49% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.53% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 27 42 25
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £42,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £65,000 £74,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
9613 9633 10230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.38% 92.91% 94.08%
Number of salaries quoted 8403 8235 9203
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,501 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £80,000
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 71 (100.00%) Linux
2 36 (50.70%) Red Hat
3 32 (45.07%) Perl
4 31 (43.66%) Puppet
5 28 (39.44%) Finance
6 27 (38.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 26 (36.62%) Python
8 25 (35.21%) VMware
9 24 (33.80%) UNIX
10 22 (30.99%) Apache
10 22 (30.99%) Bash Shell
11 21 (29.58%) Windows
12 20 (28.17%) VMware Infrastructure
13 19 (26.76%) Shell Script
14 16 (22.54%) Firewall
15 15 (21.13%) Nagios
15 15 (21.13%) Cisco
15 15 (21.13%) Opscode Chef
15 15 (21.13%) DevOps
16 13 (18.31%) CentOS
16 13 (18.31%) Agile Software Development
17 12 (16.90%) Configuration Management
18 11 (15.49%) TCP/IP
18 11 (15.49%) DNS
18 11 (15.49%) Java
18 11 (15.49%) Ruby
18 11 (15.49%) OpenStack
18 11 (15.49%) Jenkins
19 10 (14.08%) Low Latency
19 10 (14.08%) Tomcat

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (30.99%) Apache
2 11 (15.49%) OpenStack
3 10 (14.08%) Tomcat
4 5 (7.04%) IIS
4 5 (7.04%) MS Exchange
4 5 (7.04%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (5.63%) JBoss
6 3 (4.23%) nginx
7 2 (2.82%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.41%) MQSeries
8 1 (1.41%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.41%) CMS
8 1 (1.41%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (5.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.45%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.23%) SaaS
3 2 (2.82%) PaaS
3 2 (2.82%) Office 365
3 2 (2.82%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (22.54%) Firewall
2 11 (15.49%) TCP/IP
2 11 (15.49%) DNS
3 10 (14.08%) Internet
4 9 (12.68%) DHCP
5 8 (11.27%) LDAP
5 8 (11.27%) SAN
6 5 (7.04%) Multicast
7 4 (5.63%) HTTP
8 3 (4.23%) HTTPS
8 3 (4.23%) iSCSI
8 3 (4.23%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (2.82%) VLAN
9 2 (2.82%) BIG-IP
9 2 (2.82%) SSH
9 2 (2.82%) tcpdump
9 2 (2.82%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (2.82%) NetScaler
9 2 (2.82%) DAB
9 2 (2.82%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.08%) MySQL
2 8 (11.27%) Relational Database
3 5 (7.04%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.23%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.41%) DB2
5 1 (1.41%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (15.49%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.23%) GCC
2 3 (4.23%) GDB
2 3 (4.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (4.23%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.23%) Maven
3 2 (2.82%) JIRA
3 2 (2.82%) Subversion
4 1 (1.41%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.41%) dbdeploy
4 1 (1.41%) Trac
4 1 (1.41%) TeamCity
General
1 28 (39.44%) Finance
2 9 (12.68%) Banking
2 9 (12.68%) Law
3 3 (4.23%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.23%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.82%) Electronics
4 2 (2.82%) Publishing
5 1 (1.41%) Games
5 1 (1.41%) Advertising
5 1 (1.41%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.27%) Web Services
2 5 (7.04%) LAMP
3 2 (2.82%) JMX
4 1 (1.41%) .NET
4 1 (1.41%) J2EE
4 1 (1.41%) Servlets
4 1 (1.41%) XML
4 1 (1.41%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (1.41%) Middleware
4 1 (1.41%) RESTful
4 1 (1.41%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.41%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.68%) Computer Science
2 8 (11.27%) Hedge funds
2 8 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.45%) Open Source
4 4 (5.63%) Clustering
5 3 (4.23%) Replication
5 3 (4.23%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (4.23%) PKI
5 3 (4.23%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.82%) Derivative
6 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (2.82%) EMC Centera
7 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.41%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 71 (100.00%) Linux
2 27 (38.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 24 (33.80%) UNIX
4 21 (29.58%) Windows
5 13 (18.31%) CentOS
6 8 (11.27%) Solaris
7 7 (9.86%) Ubuntu
8 6 (8.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (8.45%) Debian
9 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (2.82%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (2.82%) VMS
10 2 (2.82%) AIX
11 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (1.41%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.13%) DevOps
2 13 (18.31%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (16.90%) Configuration Management
4 10 (14.08%) Low Latency
5 9 (12.68%) ITIL
5 9 (12.68%) E-Commerce
5 9 (12.68%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (11.27%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (9.86%) ITSM
7 7 (9.86%) Service Management
8 5 (7.04%) Change Control
9 4 (5.63%) Load Balancing
9 4 (5.63%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (5.63%) Kernel Tuning
9 4 (5.63%) Benchmarking
10 3 (4.23%) Project Management
10 3 (4.23%) Performance Analysis
10 3 (4.23%) Penetration Testing
11 2 (2.82%) Mentoring
11 2 (2.82%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 32 (45.07%) Perl
2 26 (36.62%) Python
3 22 (30.99%) Bash Shell
4 19 (26.76%) Shell Script
5 11 (15.49%) Java
5 11 (15.49%) Ruby
6 10 (14.08%) SQL
7 6 (8.45%) C
8 5 (7.04%) C++
9 4 (5.63%) PowerShell
10 3 (4.23%) PHP
10 3 (4.23%) VB
11 1 (1.41%) Tcl
11 1 (1.41%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.41%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.41%) AWK
11 1 (1.41%) sed
11 1 (1.41%) Korn
Qualifications
1 7 (9.86%) Degree
2 1 (1.41%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) QA
1 2 (2.82%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 20 (28.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (11.27%) KVM
3 6 (8.45%) Active Directory
4 5 (7.04%) NFS
4 5 (7.04%) vSphere
5 4 (5.63%) XenServer
5 4 (5.63%) Docker
6 3 (4.23%) Hyper-V
7 2 (2.82%) Varnish
7 2 (2.82%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 2 (2.82%) XenApp
7 2 (2.82%) VMware ESX
7 2 (2.82%) Samba
8 1 (1.41%) RHEV
8 1 (1.41%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.41%) Xen
8 1 (1.41%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 31 (43.66%) Puppet
2 15 (21.13%) Nagios
2 15 (21.13%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (9.86%) Cacti
4 6 (8.45%) Ansible
5 5 (7.04%) Munin
5 5 (7.04%) ZABBIX
5 5 (7.04%) ITRS Geneos
6 4 (5.63%) Salt
6 4 (5.63%) yum
6 4 (5.63%) OpenView
7 3 (4.23%) SCCM
7 3 (4.23%) Graphite
8 2 (2.82%) SCOM
8 2 (2.82%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (2.82%) Vagrant
9 1 (1.41%) NetBackup
9 1 (1.41%) Backup Exec
9 1 (1.41%) HAProxy
9 1 (1.41%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 36 (50.70%) Red Hat
2 25 (35.21%) VMware
3 15 (21.13%) Cisco
4 10 (14.08%) HP
5 8 (11.27%) Oracle
5 8 (11.27%) Microsoft
5 8 (11.27%) EMC
6 4 (5.63%) SolarWinds
6 4 (5.63%) Rackspace
6 4 (5.63%) Citrix
7 3 (4.23%) IBM
7 3 (4.23%) BMC
7 3 (4.23%) F5
7 3 (4.23%) Splunk
8 2 (2.82%) Reuters
8 2 (2.82%) Bloomberg
8 2 (2.82%) NetApp
8 2 (2.82%) Veritas
8 2 (2.82%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.41%) Intel
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago