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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 278 305 285
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 24 37 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.24% 0.29% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.32% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 23 32 29
Average salary £55,000 £53,250 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.28% -11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £42,500 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £81,500 £85,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -9.09%
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
9253 11693 10940
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.19% 92.56% 93.15%
Number of salaries quoted 7934 9898 9425
Average salary £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
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 22 May 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 22 May 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 56 (100.00%) Linux
2 33 (58.93%) Red Hat
3 32 (57.14%) Python
4 25 (44.64%) UNIX
4 25 (44.64%) Perl
4 25 (44.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 24 (42.86%) Finance
5 24 (42.86%) VMware
6 20 (35.71%) Puppet
7 19 (33.93%) Bash Shell
7 19 (33.93%) Apache
8 17 (30.36%) DevOps
9 15 (26.79%) Cisco
9 15 (26.79%) Ruby
10 14 (25.00%) Banking
11 13 (23.21%) HP
11 13 (23.21%) Low Latency
12 12 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
12 12 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
12 12 (21.43%) JBoss
12 12 (21.43%) Degree
13 11 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (19.64%) PaaS
13 11 (19.64%) Performance Tuning
14 10 (17.86%) Tomcat
14 10 (17.86%) Java
15 9 (16.07%) Shell Script
15 9 (16.07%) Nagios
15 9 (16.07%) Continuous Delivery
15 9 (16.07%) IaaS

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 19 (33.93%) Apache
2 12 (21.43%) JBoss
3 10 (17.86%) Tomcat
4 7 (12.50%) nginx
5 4 (7.14%) OpenStack
6 3 (5.36%) Drupal
7 2 (3.57%) Lightstreamer
7 2 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (3.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (3.57%) WebSphere
7 2 (3.57%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.79%) IIS
8 1 (1.79%) CMS
8 1 (1.79%) Mule
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (19.64%) PaaS
2 9 (16.07%) IaaS
3 7 (12.50%) SaaS
4 3 (5.36%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.79%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.79%) Google Compute Engine
5 1 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.29%) Firewall
2 6 (10.71%) SAN
2 6 (10.71%) LDAP
3 3 (5.36%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.36%) Internet
4 2 (3.57%) NAS
4 2 (3.57%) NetScaler
4 2 (3.57%) BIG-IP
4 2 (3.57%) DNS
4 2 (3.57%) DAB
4 2 (3.57%) Intranet
4 2 (3.57%) HTTP
5 1 (1.79%) Kerberos
5 1 (1.79%) SNMP
5 1 (1.79%) FTP
5 1 (1.79%) OSPF
5 1 (1.79%) BGP
5 1 (1.79%) SSL
5 1 (1.79%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.79%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.29%) MySQL
2 2 (3.57%) Redis
2 2 (3.57%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Jenkins
2 5 (8.93%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.36%) Subversion
4 2 (3.57%) RSpec
4 2 (3.57%) Mercurial
4 2 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (3.57%) Maven
5 1 (1.79%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.79%) JIRA
5 1 (1.79%) dbdeploy
5 1 (1.79%) Trac
5 1 (1.79%) TeamCity
General
1 24 (42.86%) Finance
2 14 (25.00%) Banking
3 5 (8.93%) Financial Institution
3 5 (8.93%) Law
4 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.50%) JMX
2 5 (8.93%) CGI
3 4 (7.14%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (5.36%) Servlets
5 2 (3.57%) MCollective
5 2 (3.57%) Kafka
5 2 (3.57%) mod_rewrite
5 2 (3.57%) Java EE
5 2 (3.57%) Lucene
5 2 (3.57%) Middleware
5 2 (3.57%) Web Services
5 2 (3.57%) XML
5 2 (3.57%) J2EE
6 1 (1.79%) .NET
6 1 (1.79%) LAMP
6 1 (1.79%) Meteor
6 1 (1.79%) REST
6 1 (1.79%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.14%) Clustering
3 3 (5.36%) Hedge funds
3 3 (5.36%) Open Source
4 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (3.57%) PKI
5 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.79%) EMC Centera
5 1 (1.79%) Replication
5 1 (1.79%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 56 (100.00%) Linux
2 25 (44.64%) UNIX
2 25 (44.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (10.71%) CentOS
3 6 (10.71%) Windows
4 5 (8.93%) Fedora
5 4 (7.14%) Ubuntu
6 3 (5.36%) Debian
7 2 (3.57%) VMS
8 1 (1.79%) SUSE
8 1 (1.79%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.36%) DevOps
2 13 (23.21%) Low Latency
3 11 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (19.64%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (16.07%) Continuous Delivery
5 8 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 7 (12.50%) Regression Testing
6 7 (12.50%) Benchmarking
6 7 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (12.50%) Software Delivery
6 7 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 7 (12.50%) Coaching
7 5 (8.93%) E-Commerce
8 4 (7.14%) Load Balancing
8 4 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (7.14%) ITIL
9 3 (5.36%) Automated Testing
9 3 (5.36%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (5.36%) Unit Testing
10 2 (3.57%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 32 (57.14%) Python
2 25 (44.64%) Perl
3 19 (33.93%) Bash Shell
4 15 (26.79%) Ruby
5 10 (17.86%) Java
6 9 (16.07%) Shell Script
7 8 (14.29%) C
7 8 (14.29%) C++
7 8 (14.29%) PHP
8 1 (1.79%) SQL
8 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.79%) AWK
8 1 (1.79%) sed
8 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (21.43%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) RHCE
3 1 (1.79%) MCSE
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.50%) ISO 9001
2 3 (5.36%) QA
System Software
1 12 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.14%) Squid
3 2 (3.57%) vSphere
3 2 (3.57%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (3.57%) Varnish
3 2 (3.57%) Apache Flume
3 2 (3.57%) KVM
3 2 (3.57%) Xen
4 1 (1.79%) NFS
4 1 (1.79%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.79%) Samba
4 1 (1.79%) iptables
4 1 (1.79%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 20 (35.71%) Puppet
2 12 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (16.07%) Nagios
4 7 (12.50%) ITRS Geneos
5 6 (10.71%) Ansible
6 5 (8.93%) Red Hat Satellite
7 3 (5.36%) Vagrant
8 2 (3.57%) Cacti
8 2 (3.57%) HAProxy
8 2 (3.57%) logstash
8 2 (3.57%) Check_MK
8 2 (3.57%) Salt
8 2 (3.57%) Graylog
8 2 (3.57%) Linux-HA
9 1 (1.79%) SmokePing
9 1 (1.79%) Munin
Vendors
1 33 (58.93%) Red Hat
2 24 (42.86%) VMware
3 15 (26.79%) Cisco
4 13 (23.21%) HP
5 6 (10.71%) Oracle
6 5 (8.93%) F5
7 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
8 3 (5.36%) EMC
9 2 (3.57%) Akamai
9 2 (3.57%) Terracotta
9 2 (3.57%) WorldPay
9 2 (3.57%) AppDynamics
9 2 (3.57%) Citrix
9 2 (3.57%) BMC
9 2 (3.57%) Hitachi
9 2 (3.57%) NetApp
9 2 (3.57%) Veritas
9 2 (3.57%) Adobe
9 2 (3.57%) IBM
9 2 (3.57%) CheckPoint
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