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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 271 293 305
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 43 41 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.39% 0.34% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.36% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 35 40 27
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £40,500 £43,400
10% offered a salary of more than £77,700 £70,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -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
10399 11318 11279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.53% 93.03% 94.07%
Number of salaries quoted 8943 9838 10350
Average salary £53,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.72% +4.76%
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 £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 24 October 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 24 October 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 96 (100.00%) Linux
2 52 (54.17%) Red Hat
3 44 (45.83%) Perl
4 42 (43.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 39 (40.63%) Apache
6 36 (37.50%) Bash Shell
7 35 (36.46%) VMware
8 34 (35.42%) Python
9 33 (34.38%) Puppet
10 32 (33.33%) Tomcat
11 31 (32.29%) Finance
12 28 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
12 28 (29.17%) CentOS
13 26 (27.08%) Ruby
13 26 (27.08%) UNIX
14 25 (26.04%) JBoss
14 25 (26.04%) MySQL
15 23 (23.96%) Ubuntu
15 23 (23.96%) Windows
16 22 (22.92%) Oracle
17 21 (21.88%) TCP/IP
17 21 (21.88%) Nagios
17 21 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
18 20 (20.83%) ITIL
19 19 (19.79%) KVM
20 18 (18.75%) DevOps
20 18 (18.75%) DNS
21 17 (17.71%) Load Balancing
22 16 (16.67%) ZABBIX
22 16 (16.67%) Citrix

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 39 (40.63%) Apache
2 32 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 25 (26.04%) JBoss
4 15 (15.63%) WebLogic
5 13 (13.54%) nginx
6 8 (8.33%) OpenStack
7 4 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (4.17%) MS Exchange
8 3 (3.13%) WebSphere
9 2 (2.08%) Oracle Coherence
9 2 (2.08%) IIS
9 2 (2.08%) MQSeries
9 2 (2.08%) Confluence
10 1 (1.04%) Node.js
10 1 (1.04%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (2.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.21%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.08%) Office 365
4 1 (1.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (21.88%) TCP/IP
2 18 (18.75%) DNS
3 14 (14.58%) DHCP
3 14 (14.58%) BIG-IP
3 14 (14.58%) NetScaler
4 13 (13.54%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 12 (12.50%) Firewall
6 10 (10.42%) LDAP
7 8 (8.33%) SAN
7 8 (8.33%) Multicast
8 6 (6.25%) SSH
8 6 (6.25%) WAN
8 6 (6.25%) SSL
8 6 (6.25%) Internet
9 5 (5.21%) HTTP
10 3 (3.13%) SNMP
10 3 (3.13%) LAN
10 3 (3.13%) tcpdump
11 2 (2.08%) iSCSI
11 2 (2.08%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (26.04%) MySQL
2 13 (13.54%) DB2
3 8 (8.33%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.13%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.13%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.13%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.13%) Redis
5 2 (2.08%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.04%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 8 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 7 (7.29%) GCC
2 7 (7.29%) GDB
3 4 (4.17%) Subversion
3 4 (4.17%) JIRA
4 3 (3.13%) Maven
4 3 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (2.08%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.08%) dbdeploy
5 2 (2.08%) Trac
5 2 (2.08%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.04%) Redmine
6 1 (1.04%) Selenium
General
1 31 (32.29%) Finance
2 12 (12.50%) Banking
3 8 (8.33%) Law
4 3 (3.13%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.13%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.08%) Electronics
6 1 (1.04%) Advertising
6 1 (1.04%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.33%) Web Services
2 5 (5.21%) LAMP
3 3 (3.13%) Java EE
4 2 (2.08%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (2.08%) Middleware
4 2 (2.08%) MSMQ
5 1 (1.04%) Rendezvous
5 1 (1.04%) XML
5 1 (1.04%) J2EE
5 1 (1.04%) Java SE
5 1 (1.04%) Natural Language Processing
5 1 (1.04%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 10 (10.42%) Open Source
3 8 (8.33%) Hedge funds
4 7 (7.29%) Clustering
4 7 (7.29%) Embedded Systems
4 7 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (7.29%) Algorithms
5 5 (5.21%) PKI
6 2 (2.08%) HACMP
7 1 (1.04%) ASIC
7 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.04%) Replication
7 1 (1.04%) VHDL
7 1 (1.04%) Verilog
7 1 (1.04%) Equities
7 1 (1.04%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (1.04%) Derivative
7 1 (1.04%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.04%) Physics
7 1 (1.04%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 96 (100.00%) Linux
2 42 (43.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 28 (29.17%) CentOS
4 26 (27.08%) UNIX
5 23 (23.96%) Windows
5 23 (23.96%) Ubuntu
6 12 (12.50%) Solaris
7 7 (7.29%) Debian
8 6 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (5.21%) AIX
10 4 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (2.08%) VMS
11 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (2.08%) Fedora
11 2 (2.08%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (1.04%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (20.83%) ITIL
3 18 (18.75%) DevOps
4 17 (17.71%) Load Balancing
5 13 (13.54%) Statistical Analysis
6 12 (12.50%) Low Latency
7 11 (11.46%) Configuration Management
8 7 (7.29%) E-Commerce
8 7 (7.29%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (6.25%) Incident Management
10 4 (4.17%) Kernel Tuning
10 4 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (4.17%) Change Control
11 3 (3.13%) Performance Monitoring
11 3 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (3.13%) Service Management
11 3 (3.13%) Change Management
11 3 (3.13%) ITSM
12 2 (2.08%) Data Security
12 2 (2.08%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 44 (45.83%) Perl
2 36 (37.50%) Bash Shell
3 34 (35.42%) Python
4 26 (27.08%) Ruby
5 15 (15.63%) C
5 15 (15.63%) Java
6 12 (12.50%) Shell Script
7 11 (11.46%) C++
7 11 (11.46%) SQL
8 7 (7.29%) PowerShell
9 5 (5.21%) Embedded C
9 5 (5.21%) Embedded C++
10 4 (4.17%) PHP
11 3 (3.13%) Korn
12 2 (2.08%) VB
13 1 (1.04%) JavaScript
13 1 (1.04%) Groovy
13 1 (1.04%) Scala
13 1 (1.04%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 9 (9.38%) Degree
2 1 (1.04%) CCNP
2 1 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 28 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (19.79%) KVM
3 13 (13.54%) Xen
4 6 (6.25%) Active Directory
5 5 (5.21%) NFS
6 3 (3.13%) Samba
6 3 (3.13%) VMware ESX
6 3 (3.13%) XenServer
6 3 (3.13%) vSphere
7 2 (2.08%) Varnish
7 2 (2.08%) Docker
7 2 (2.08%) RHEV
7 2 (2.08%) XenApp
8 1 (1.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (1.04%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 33 (34.38%) Puppet
2 21 (21.88%) Nagios
3 16 (16.67%) ZABBIX
3 16 (16.67%) Ansible
4 14 (14.58%) Salt
4 14 (14.58%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (14.58%) Cacti
5 13 (13.54%) CFEngine
6 5 (5.21%) YUM
7 4 (4.17%) SCOM
8 3 (3.13%) Munin
8 3 (3.13%) ITRS Geneos
9 2 (2.08%) Red Hat Satellite
9 2 (2.08%) HAProxy
9 2 (2.08%) NetBackup
9 2 (2.08%) Backup Exec
9 2 (2.08%) BladeLogic
9 2 (2.08%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (2.08%) SCCM
10 1 (1.04%) OpenView
Vendors
1 52 (54.17%) Red Hat
2 35 (36.46%) VMware
3 22 (22.92%) Oracle
4 16 (16.67%) Citrix
5 14 (14.58%) F5
6 11 (11.46%) Cisco
7 8 (8.33%) HP
8 6 (6.25%) EMC
9 5 (5.21%) Microsoft
10 4 (4.17%) SolarWinds
10 4 (4.17%) Veritas
11 3 (3.13%) Dell
12 2 (2.08%) Intel
12 2 (2.08%) Sun
12 2 (2.08%) IBM
12 2 (2.08%) Reuters
12 2 (2.08%) Bloomberg
12 2 (2.08%) Remedy
12 2 (2.08%) BMC
12 2 (2.08%) CheckPoint
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