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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 275 274 318
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 57 46 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.47% 0.38% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.41% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 52 45 14
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,500 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,350 £67,500 £56,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £43,250 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-7.51% -1.70%
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
11159 11162 12086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.49% 93.34% 93.94%
Number of salaries quoted 9370 9880 11062
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +1.85%
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 21 August 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 21 August 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 94 (100.00%) Linux
2 57 (60.64%) Red Hat
3 45 (47.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 41 (43.62%) Apache
5 37 (39.36%) Tomcat
6 36 (38.30%) Perl
7 35 (37.23%) Python
8 33 (35.11%) Bash Shell
9 31 (32.98%) Puppet
10 30 (31.91%) Finance
11 28 (29.79%) MySQL
11 28 (29.79%) Ruby
11 28 (29.79%) CentOS
12 27 (28.72%) Oracle
12 27 (28.72%) JBoss
12 27 (28.72%) VMware
13 23 (24.47%) Ubuntu
14 21 (22.34%) UNIX
14 21 (22.34%) VMware Infrastructure
15 20 (21.28%) ITIL
15 20 (21.28%) DevOps
16 19 (20.21%) Windows
16 19 (20.21%) Load Balancing
17 18 (19.15%) Nagios
17 18 (19.15%) nginx
18 17 (18.09%) C
18 17 (18.09%) Degree
19 16 (17.02%) Configuration Management
19 16 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
20 15 (15.96%) WebLogic

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 41 (43.62%) Apache
2 37 (39.36%) Tomcat
3 18 (19.15%) nginx
4 15 (15.96%) WebLogic
5 6 (6.38%) OpenStack
6 5 (5.32%) Drupal
7 4 (4.26%) Apache Solr
8 3 (3.19%) IIS
9 2 (2.13%) Oracle Coherence
9 2 (2.13%) Confluence
10 1 (1.06%) Node.js
10 1 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (1.06%) MQSeries
10 1 (1.06%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.89%) TCP/IP
2 13 (13.83%) BIG-IP
2 13 (13.83%) NetScaler
2 13 (13.83%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 12 (12.77%) DNS
4 9 (9.57%) LDAP
5 8 (8.51%) DHCP
5 8 (8.51%) SAN
6 7 (7.45%) Multicast
7 6 (6.38%) Firewall
7 6 (6.38%) Internet
7 6 (6.38%) WAN
8 5 (5.32%) SSL
8 5 (5.32%) SSH
9 4 (4.26%) NAS
9 4 (4.26%) Kerberos
9 4 (4.26%) OpenVPN
10 3 (3.19%) SMTP
10 3 (3.19%) LAN
10 3 (3.19%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (29.79%) MySQL
2 13 (13.83%) DB2
3 8 (8.51%) SQL Server
4 5 (5.32%) NoSQL
5 4 (4.26%) Redis
6 3 (3.19%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.13%) MariaDB
8 1 (1.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (1.06%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.06%) Riak
8 1 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.06%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 10 (10.64%) Jenkins
2 7 (7.45%) GCC
2 7 (7.45%) GDB
3 6 (6.38%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.26%) Mercurial
4 4 (4.26%) Hudson
4 4 (4.26%) Subversion
4 4 (4.26%) JIRA
5 2 (2.13%) Maven
5 2 (2.13%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (2.13%) dbdeploy
6 1 (1.06%) Trac
6 1 (1.06%) Redmine
6 1 (1.06%) Selenium
General
1 30 (31.91%) Finance
2 11 (11.70%) Banking
3 7 (7.45%) Law
4 4 (4.26%) Publishing
5 3 (3.19%) Legal
6 2 (2.13%) Electronics
6 2 (2.13%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.13%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.06%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.06%) Games
7 1 (1.06%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.19%) J2EE
1 3 (3.19%) Web Services
1 3 (3.19%) LAMP
2 2 (2.13%) Java EE
2 2 (2.13%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (2.13%) MSMQ
2 2 (2.13%) Middleware
3 1 (1.06%) HTML
3 1 (1.06%) Rendezvous
3 1 (1.06%) XML
3 1 (1.06%) CSS
3 1 (1.06%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (1.06%) Android SDK
3 1 (1.06%) RESTful
3 1 (1.06%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (1.06%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.77%) Computer Science
1 12 (12.77%) Open Source
2 7 (7.45%) Clustering
2 7 (7.45%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (5.32%) Hedge funds
4 2 (2.13%) Replication
4 2 (2.13%) PKI
4 2 (2.13%) HACMP
5 1 (1.06%) ASIC
5 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.06%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.06%) VHDL
5 1 (1.06%) Verilog
5 1 (1.06%) Equities
5 1 (1.06%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.06%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.06%) Physics
5 1 (1.06%) Grid Computing
5 1 (1.06%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.06%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 94 (100.00%) Linux
2 45 (47.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 28 (29.79%) CentOS
4 23 (24.47%) Ubuntu
5 21 (22.34%) UNIX
6 19 (20.21%) Windows
7 9 (9.57%) Solaris
8 5 (5.32%) Debian
9 4 (4.26%) AIX
9 4 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (3.19%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (2.13%) VMS
11 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (2.13%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (1.06%) Android
12 1 (1.06%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (21.28%) ITIL
1 20 (21.28%) DevOps
2 19 (20.21%) Load Balancing
3 16 (17.02%) Configuration Management
3 16 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (13.83%) Statistical Analysis
5 10 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (10.64%) Low Latency
6 8 (8.51%) Incident Management
7 4 (4.26%) Change Management
7 4 (4.26%) Software Engineering
7 4 (4.26%) Load Testing
8 3 (3.19%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (3.19%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (3.19%) E-Commerce
8 3 (3.19%) Data Security
8 3 (3.19%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (2.13%) Multithreading
9 2 (2.13%) Asset Management
9 2 (2.13%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 36 (38.30%) Perl
2 35 (37.23%) Python
3 33 (35.11%) Bash Shell
4 28 (29.79%) Ruby
5 17 (18.09%) C
6 12 (12.77%) C++
6 12 (12.77%) Java
6 12 (12.77%) SQL
7 10 (10.64%) Shell Script
8 7 (7.45%) PowerShell
9 6 (6.38%) PHP
10 5 (5.32%) Embedded C
10 5 (5.32%) Embedded C++
11 3 (3.19%) Korn
12 2 (2.13%) JavaScript
13 1 (1.06%) VBA
13 1 (1.06%) Groovy
13 1 (1.06%) Scala
13 1 (1.06%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 17 (18.09%) Degree
2 3 (3.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.06%) CCNP
3 1 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.45%) QA
2 1 (1.06%) Solvency II
System Software
1 21 (22.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (15.96%) KVM
3 14 (14.89%) Xen
4 7 (7.45%) NFS
5 5 (5.32%) Postfix
5 5 (5.32%) Varnish
6 4 (4.26%) VirtualBox
6 4 (4.26%) Active Directory
7 2 (2.13%) Samba
7 2 (2.13%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.06%) Sendmail
8 1 (1.06%) XenServer
8 1 (1.06%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (1.06%) vSphere
8 1 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.06%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 31 (32.98%) Puppet
2 18 (19.15%) Nagios
3 15 (15.96%) ZABBIX
4 13 (13.83%) Cacti
4 13 (13.83%) CFEngine
4 13 (13.83%) Ansible
4 13 (13.83%) Salt
5 8 (8.51%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (5.32%) Vagrant
7 4 (4.26%) SCOM
7 4 (4.26%) Capistrano
8 3 (3.19%) Red Hat Satellite
9 2 (2.13%) ITRS Geneos
9 2 (2.13%) Munin
9 2 (2.13%) YUM
10 1 (1.06%) Ganglia
10 1 (1.06%) NetBackup
10 1 (1.06%) Backup Exec
10 1 (1.06%) BladeLogic
10 1 (1.06%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 57 (60.64%) Red Hat
2 27 (28.72%) Oracle
2 27 (28.72%) JBoss
2 27 (28.72%) VMware
3 13 (13.83%) F5
3 13 (13.83%) Citrix
4 9 (9.57%) Cisco
5 7 (7.45%) HP
6 3 (3.19%) Dell
6 3 (3.19%) EMC
6 3 (3.19%) Veritas
7 2 (2.13%) Sun
7 2 (2.13%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.13%) Reuters
7 2 (2.13%) Bloomberg
7 2 (2.13%) Intel
7 2 (2.13%) IBM
7 2 (2.13%) SolarWinds
7 2 (2.13%) SaltStack
8 1 (1.06%) New Relic
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40 - £45 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Trading House Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago