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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 273 282 312
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 47 44 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.41% 0.37% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.40% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 40 43 21
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,100 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,750 £69,500 £57,500
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
10694 11004 11838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.86% 93.06% 93.92%
Number of salaries quoted 9014 9658 10857
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +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 £38,000
% 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 19 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 19 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 92 (100.00%) Linux
2 53 (57.61%) Red Hat
3 42 (45.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 38 (41.30%) Apache
5 36 (39.13%) Perl
6 34 (36.96%) Tomcat
7 30 (32.61%) Python
7 30 (32.61%) Finance
7 30 (32.61%) Puppet
8 29 (31.52%) Bash Shell
9 28 (30.43%) VMware
10 26 (28.26%) CentOS
11 25 (27.17%) Ruby
11 25 (27.17%) JBoss
11 25 (27.17%) Oracle
12 24 (26.09%) MySQL
13 23 (25.00%) Ubuntu
14 22 (23.91%) UNIX
14 22 (23.91%) Windows
15 21 (22.83%) ITIL
15 21 (22.83%) Agile Software Development
15 21 (22.83%) VMware Infrastructure
16 18 (19.57%) C
16 18 (19.57%) Nagios
16 18 (19.57%) DevOps
17 17 (18.48%) Load Balancing
18 16 (17.39%) KVM
19 15 (16.30%) Degree
19 15 (16.30%) ZABBIX
19 15 (16.30%) WebLogic

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

For the 6 months to 19 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 38 (41.30%) Apache
2 34 (36.96%) Tomcat
3 15 (16.30%) WebLogic
4 14 (15.22%) nginx
5 6 (6.52%) OpenStack
6 3 (3.26%) IIS
7 2 (2.17%) MS Exchange
7 2 (2.17%) Oracle Coherence
7 2 (2.17%) Drupal
7 2 (2.17%) Confluence
7 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (1.09%) Node.js
8 1 (1.09%) Apache Solr
8 1 (1.09%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.09%) MQSeries
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (16.30%) TCP/IP
2 14 (15.22%) DNS
3 13 (14.13%) BIG-IP
3 13 (14.13%) NetScaler
3 13 (14.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 11 (11.96%) DHCP
5 10 (10.87%) LDAP
5 10 (10.87%) SAN
6 8 (8.70%) Multicast
7 6 (6.52%) WAN
7 6 (6.52%) Firewall
7 6 (6.52%) Internet
8 5 (5.43%) SSH
8 5 (5.43%) SSL
9 4 (4.35%) Kerberos
9 4 (4.35%) NAS
10 3 (3.26%) tcpdump
10 3 (3.26%) SMTP
10 3 (3.26%) LAN
10 3 (3.26%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (26.09%) MySQL
2 13 (14.13%) DB2
3 8 (8.70%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.26%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.26%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.26%) Redis
5 2 (2.17%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.09%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (9.78%) GCC
1 9 (9.78%) GDB
2 7 (7.61%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.35%) JIRA
4 3 (3.26%) Subversion
5 2 (2.17%) Maven
5 2 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (2.17%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.17%) dbdeploy
5 2 (2.17%) Trac
5 2 (2.17%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.09%) Redmine
6 1 (1.09%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.09%) Hudson
6 1 (1.09%) Selenium
General
1 30 (32.61%) Finance
2 13 (14.13%) Banking
3 7 (7.61%) Law
4 3 (3.26%) Legal
4 3 (3.26%) Electronics
4 3 (3.26%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.17%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.09%) Retail
6 1 (1.09%) Advertising
6 1 (1.09%) Publishing
6 1 (1.09%) Games
6 1 (1.09%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.35%) Web Services
1 4 (4.35%) LAMP
2 3 (3.26%) J2EE
3 2 (2.17%) Middleware
3 2 (2.17%) MSMQ
3 2 (2.17%) Java EE
3 2 (2.17%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.09%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (1.09%) RESTful
4 1 (1.09%) Java SE
4 1 (1.09%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.13%) Computer Science
2 11 (11.96%) Open Source
3 9 (9.78%) Embedded Systems
4 7 (7.61%) Clustering
5 5 (5.43%) Hedge funds
6 4 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (3.26%) PKI
8 2 (2.17%) HACMP
9 1 (1.09%) ASIC
9 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.09%) Replication
9 1 (1.09%) Grid Computing
9 1 (1.09%) VHDL
9 1 (1.09%) Verilog
9 1 (1.09%) Equities
9 1 (1.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (1.09%) Mathematics
9 1 (1.09%) Physics
9 1 (1.09%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (1.09%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 92 (100.00%) Linux
2 42 (45.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 26 (28.26%) CentOS
4 23 (25.00%) Ubuntu
5 22 (23.91%) UNIX
5 22 (23.91%) Windows
6 10 (10.87%) Solaris
7 5 (5.43%) Debian
8 4 (4.35%) AIX
8 4 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (3.26%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (3.26%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (2.17%) Fedora
10 2 (2.17%) VMS
10 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (22.83%) ITIL
1 21 (22.83%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (19.57%) DevOps
3 17 (18.48%) Load Balancing
4 14 (15.22%) Configuration Management
5 13 (14.13%) Statistical Analysis
6 10 (10.87%) Low Latency
7 8 (8.70%) Incident Management
8 7 (7.61%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (3.26%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (3.26%) Change Management
9 3 (3.26%) E-Commerce
9 3 (3.26%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (3.26%) Kalman Filter
10 2 (2.17%) Knowledge Management
10 2 (2.17%) Release Management
10 2 (2.17%) High Availability
10 2 (2.17%) Change Control
10 2 (2.17%) Analytics
10 2 (2.17%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (39.13%) Perl
2 30 (32.61%) Python
3 29 (31.52%) Bash Shell
4 25 (27.17%) Ruby
5 18 (19.57%) C
6 13 (14.13%) C++
6 13 (14.13%) Java
7 10 (10.87%) SQL
8 8 (8.70%) Shell Script
9 7 (7.61%) PowerShell
10 6 (6.52%) Embedded C
10 6 (6.52%) Embedded C++
11 4 (4.35%) PHP
12 3 (3.26%) Korn
13 1 (1.09%) Groovy
13 1 (1.09%) Scala
13 1 (1.09%) MATLAB
13 1 (1.09%) VBA
13 1 (1.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (16.30%) Degree
2 3 (3.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.09%) CCNP
3 1 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.43%) QA
2 1 (1.09%) Solvency II
System Software
1 21 (22.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (17.39%) KVM
3 13 (14.13%) Xen
4 6 (6.52%) Active Directory
5 4 (4.35%) NFS
6 3 (3.26%) Samba
6 3 (3.26%) VMware ESX
6 3 (3.26%) Varnish
7 1 (1.09%) VirtualBox
7 1 (1.09%) RHEV
7 1 (1.09%) Postfix
7 1 (1.09%) XenServer
7 1 (1.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (1.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 30 (32.61%) Puppet
2 18 (19.57%) Nagios
3 15 (16.30%) ZABBIX
4 13 (14.13%) Cacti
4 13 (14.13%) CFEngine
4 13 (14.13%) Ansible
4 13 (14.13%) Salt
5 10 (10.87%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (4.35%) SCOM
7 2 (2.17%) HAProxy
7 2 (2.17%) ITRS Geneos
7 2 (2.17%) Munin
7 2 (2.17%) YUM
7 2 (2.17%) NetBackup
7 2 (2.17%) Backup Exec
8 1 (1.09%) BladeLogic
8 1 (1.09%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (1.09%) Capistrano
8 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (1.09%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 53 (57.61%) Red Hat
2 28 (30.43%) VMware
3 25 (27.17%) Oracle
3 25 (27.17%) JBoss
4 13 (14.13%) Citrix
4 13 (14.13%) F5
5 10 (10.87%) Cisco
6 7 (7.61%) HP
7 5 (5.43%) EMC
8 4 (4.35%) SolarWinds
8 4 (4.35%) Veritas
9 3 (3.26%) Dell
9 3 (3.26%) Microsoft
10 2 (2.17%) Sun
10 2 (2.17%) Intel
10 2 (2.17%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.17%) Reuters
10 2 (2.17%) Bloomberg
10 2 (2.17%) Remedy
10 2 (2.17%) SaltStack
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