The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the England 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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 510 463 498
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 424 465 433
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.40% 0.46% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.49% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 370 423 378
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,250 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.58% -5.55%
Linux Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
99490 94619 104632
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.45% 94.32% 95.30%
Number of salaries quoted 81521 79375 89786
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux Engineer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Engineer across the England region.

Linux Engineer Salary Trend in England

Linux Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Linux Engineer Salary Histogram in England

Linux Engineer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -18 190 £55,000 +10.00% 24
South East +19 117 £35,000 -22.22% 12
East of England -71 33 £40,000 -11.11% 13
North West +12 32 £36,000 +20.00% 5
Yorkshire -32 32 £43,750 +9.37% 8
South West -10 12 £32,500 -23.52% 7
West Midlands -21 4 £31,250 -5.30%
East Midlands -12 3 £26,500 -31.16%
North East - 1 £30,500 -
Linux Engineer
UK

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the England 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.

1 850 (100.00%) Linux
2 364 (42.82%) Red Hat
3 314 (36.94%) Perl
4 294 (34.59%) UNIX
5 259 (30.47%) Python
6 254 (29.88%) Apache
7 243 (28.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 237 (27.88%) MySQL
9 231 (27.18%) Puppet
10 221 (26.00%) Bash Shell
11 209 (24.59%) CentOS
12 204 (24.00%) VMware
13 168 (19.76%) Java
14 164 (19.29%) Windows
15 162 (19.06%) Finance
16 160 (18.82%) Tomcat
17 159 (18.71%) Ruby
18 156 (18.35%) TCP/IP
19 151 (17.76%) Ubuntu
20 150 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
21 141 (16.59%) DNS
22 140 (16.47%) Opscode Chef
22 140 (16.47%) DevOps
23 127 (14.94%) PHP
24 123 (14.47%) Agile Software Development
25 115 (13.53%) Oracle
26 109 (12.82%) Nagios
27 97 (11.41%) Solaris
28 93 (10.94%) C
29 92 (10.82%) Firewall

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the England 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
1 254 (29.88%) Apache
2 160 (18.82%) Tomcat
3 55 (6.47%) nginx
4 25 (2.94%) WebLogic
4 25 (2.94%) IIS
5 18 (2.12%) Drupal
6 17 (2.00%) OpenStack
7 16 (1.88%) CMS
8 12 (1.41%) Escenic
9 11 (1.29%) Elasticsearch
10 10 (1.18%) WebSphere
11 9 (1.06%) Apache Solr
12 8 (0.94%) Node.js
12 8 (0.94%) Confluence
12 8 (0.94%) Jetty
13 6 (0.71%) WordPress
14 4 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
14 4 (0.47%) MS Exchange
14 4 (0.47%) Alfresco
15 3 (0.35%) SAS
Applications
1 32 (3.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.24%) Magento
3 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 60 (7.06%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (2.94%) SaaS
2 25 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
3 21 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
4 16 (1.88%) IaaS
5 13 (1.53%) PaaS
6 10 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (0.71%) Joyent
8 2 (0.24%) Office 365
9 1 (0.12%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.12%) Route 53
9 1 (0.12%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.12%) AWS Data Pipeline
Communications & Networking
1 156 (18.35%) TCP/IP
2 141 (16.59%) DNS
3 92 (10.82%) Firewall
4 85 (10.00%) SAN
5 65 (7.65%) DHCP
6 64 (7.53%) SNMP
7 61 (7.18%) HTTP
8 53 (6.24%) Internet
9 52 (6.12%) LDAP
10 48 (5.65%) NAS
11 46 (5.41%) SSH
12 44 (5.18%) SMTP
13 40 (4.71%) SSL
14 36 (4.24%) VPN
15 26 (3.06%) WAN
15 26 (3.06%) Multicast
16 25 (2.94%) FTP
17 24 (2.82%) iSCSI
18 22 (2.59%) IPv4
18 22 (2.59%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 237 (27.88%) MySQL
2 37 (4.35%) MongoDB
3 36 (4.24%) PostgreSQL
4 33 (3.88%) SQL Server
5 30 (3.53%) Oracle Database
6 26 (3.06%) Relational Database
7 24 (2.82%) Hadoop
8 23 (2.71%) NoSQL
9 20 (2.35%) Redis
10 18 (2.12%) MariaDB
11 13 (1.53%) DB2
12 12 (1.41%) HBase
13 9 (1.06%) RDBMS
13 9 (1.06%) Big Data
14 7 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
15 4 (0.47%) Apache Cassandra
16 3 (0.35%) Apache Hive
16 3 (0.35%) Mahout
16 3 (0.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 3 (0.35%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 52 (6.12%) Jenkins
2 41 (4.82%) Git (software)
3 34 (4.00%) Subversion
4 26 (3.06%) GCC
5 21 (2.47%) JIRA
6 20 (2.35%) Hudson
7 17 (2.00%) GDB
8 8 (0.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 8 (0.94%) Maven
9 4 (0.47%) Bazaar
9 4 (0.47%) Mercurial
10 3 (0.35%) Selenium
10 3 (0.35%) Ant
10 3 (0.35%) Gerrit
11 2 (0.24%) Trac
11 2 (0.24%) Artifactory
11 2 (0.24%) dbdeploy
11 2 (0.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (0.24%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.24%) TeamCity
General
1 162 (19.06%) Finance
2 36 (4.24%) Telecoms
3 33 (3.88%) Banking
4 26 (3.06%) Publishing
5 22 (2.59%) Advertising
6 17 (2.00%) Retail
6 17 (2.00%) Games
7 15 (1.76%) Marketing
8 13 (1.53%) Electronics
8 13 (1.53%) Multimedia
9 10 (1.18%) Financial Institution
10 9 (1.06%) Law
11 8 (0.94%) Manufacturing
12 7 (0.82%) Online Betting
13 6 (0.71%) Legal
13 6 (0.71%) Investment Banking
14 5 (0.59%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.24%) Automotive
15 2 (0.24%) Spanish Language
16 1 (0.12%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (10.24%) LAMP
2 44 (5.18%) Web Services
3 33 (3.88%) RabbitMQ
4 29 (3.41%) J2EE
5 15 (1.76%) XML
5 15 (1.76%) MSMQ
6 14 (1.65%) ActiveMQ
7 12 (1.41%) Ajax
8 10 (1.18%) CSS
8 10 (1.18%) SOAP
9 9 (1.06%) JSON
9 9 (1.06%) .NET
9 9 (1.06%) Memcached
9 9 (1.06%) Sphinx
10 8 (0.94%) Middleware
11 7 (0.82%) WebSphere MQ
12 4 (0.47%) Direct3D
12 4 (0.47%) OpenGL
12 4 (0.47%) HTML
12 4 (0.47%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 90 (10.59%) Open Source
2 48 (5.65%) Digital Media
3 45 (5.29%) Clustering
4 43 (5.06%) Computer Science
5 39 (4.59%) Embedded Systems
6 38 (4.47%) Hedge funds
7 36 (4.24%) Mobile App
8 28 (3.29%) Device Driver
9 22 (2.59%) Enterprise Storage
10 17 (2.00%) Visualisation
10 17 (2.00%) Management Information System
11 14 (1.65%) Analytical Skills
11 14 (1.65%) Algorithms
12 13 (1.53%) Replication
13 10 (1.18%) Online Games
14 8 (0.94%) Social Media
15 7 (0.82%) Client/Server
16 6 (0.71%) Derivative
17 5 (0.59%) CCTV
17 5 (0.59%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 850 (100.00%) Linux
2 294 (34.59%) UNIX
3 243 (28.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 209 (24.59%) CentOS
5 164 (19.29%) Windows
6 151 (17.76%) Ubuntu
7 97 (11.41%) Solaris
8 84 (9.88%) Debian
9 47 (5.53%) Embedded Linux
10 37 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
11 25 (2.94%) SUSE
12 19 (2.24%) Windows Server 2003
13 17 (2.00%) Fedora
13 17 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
14 15 (1.76%) AIX
15 13 (1.53%) VMS
16 10 (1.18%) HPUX
16 10 (1.18%) Android
17 9 (1.06%) Oracle Linux
18 5 (0.59%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (16.47%) DevOps
2 123 (14.47%) Agile Software Development
3 90 (10.59%) Load Balancing
4 73 (8.59%) ITIL
5 62 (7.29%) E-Commerce
5 62 (7.29%) Configuration Management
6 45 (5.29%) Software Engineering
7 44 (5.18%) Continuous Integration
8 42 (4.94%) Change Management
9 38 (4.47%) Capacity Planning
9 38 (4.47%) Problem Management
10 29 (3.41%) Incident Management
11 28 (3.29%) Performance Tuning
12 27 (3.18%) Service Delivery
13 25 (2.94%) Mentoring
13 25 (2.94%) Project Management
14 21 (2.47%) Performance Monitoring
15 19 (2.24%) Low Latency
16 18 (2.12%) Software Architecture
17 14 (1.65%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 314 (36.94%) Perl
2 259 (30.47%) Python
3 221 (26.00%) Bash Shell
4 168 (19.76%) Java
5 159 (18.71%) Ruby
6 127 (14.94%) PHP
7 93 (10.94%) C
8 75 (8.82%) Shell Script
9 74 (8.71%) SQL
10 70 (8.24%) C++
11 30 (3.53%) PowerShell
12 29 (3.41%) JavaScript
13 14 (1.65%) C#
13 14 (1.65%) Embedded C
14 13 (1.53%) AWK
14 13 (1.53%) Embedded C++
15 9 (1.06%) sed
16 6 (0.71%) Assembly Language
16 6 (0.71%) Scala
17 4 (0.47%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 91 (10.71%) Degree
2 41 (4.82%) RHCE
3 32 (3.76%) Security Cleared
4 25 (2.94%) SC Cleared
5 23 (2.71%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (2.24%) DV Cleared
7 17 (2.00%) CCNA
8 15 (1.76%) RHCA
9 9 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (0.47%) CCNP
10 4 (0.47%) SCSA
11 3 (0.35%) HND
12 2 (0.24%) MCSE
12 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.12%) MCITP
13 1 (0.12%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.12%) CCDE
13 1 (0.12%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.00%) SLA
2 15 (1.76%) QA
3 10 (1.18%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.47%) JTAG
5 3 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 150 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (5.18%) vSphere
3 41 (4.82%) KVM
4 32 (3.76%) NFS
4 32 (3.76%) Xen
5 30 (3.53%) VMware ESX
6 23 (2.71%) Active Directory
7 20 (2.35%) Hyper-V
8 15 (1.76%) Squid
9 14 (1.65%) Firmware
10 12 (1.41%) Postfix
11 10 (1.18%) Samba
12 8 (0.94%) XenServer
13 7 (0.82%) Docker
14 6 (0.71%) Varnish
14 6 (0.71%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 5 (0.59%) qmail
15 5 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
16 4 (0.47%) RHEV
16 4 (0.47%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 231 (27.18%) Puppet
2 140 (16.47%) Opscode Chef
3 109 (12.82%) Nagios
4 38 (4.47%) ZABBIX
5 29 (3.41%) NetBackup
6 25 (2.94%) ITRS Geneos
7 22 (2.59%) CFEngine
7 22 (2.59%) Vagrant
7 22 (2.59%) Cacti
7 22 (2.59%) Zenoss
8 20 (2.35%) Salt
8 20 (2.35%) Opsview
9 19 (2.24%) SCOM
10 13 (1.53%) Plesk
10 13 (1.53%) Ansible
11 10 (1.18%) Red Hat Satellite
12 7 (0.82%) Munin
12 7 (0.82%) Tivoli
12 7 (0.82%) Cobbler
12 7 (0.82%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 364 (42.82%) Red Hat
2 204 (24.00%) VMware
3 115 (13.53%) Oracle
4 87 (10.24%) JBoss
5 65 (7.65%) Cisco
6 47 (5.53%) HP
7 40 (4.71%) Microsoft
8 35 (4.12%) Citrix
9 33 (3.88%) NetApp
9 33 (3.88%) Reuters
10 29 (3.41%) Sun
11 25 (2.94%) IBM
12 22 (2.59%) Symantec
13 21 (2.47%) Veritas
14 19 (2.24%) Google
14 19 (2.24%) Bloomberg
15 18 (2.12%) F5
16 14 (1.65%) EMC
17 13 (1.53%) SolarWinds
18 11 (1.29%) Rackspace
Berkshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bath, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Great package and bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum to £45K + training
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Sure Recruitment
Salary: £Excellent + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 40,000
Posted: 21 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000 + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + great benefits + bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Good benefits package
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Optimus Search Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum - Competitive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60k - 80k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday