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 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 502 517 459
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -58
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 406 423 458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.41% 0.39% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.41% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 355 350 409
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -9.09%
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
94314 103747 96405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.64% 94.61% 94.66%
Number of salaries quoted 78324 85889 81068
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,000
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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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 +26 173 £55,000 +10.00% 23
South East +4 113 £45,000 +12.50% 10
South West +9 41 £40,000 -12.08% 6
East of England +11 33 £42,500 - 9
Yorkshire +7 18 £45,000 +50.00% 2
North West -14 14 £35,000 +1.44% 1
West Midlands -3 13 £48,000 +20.00%
East Midlands +6 1 £52,500 +50.00% 1
Linux Engineer
UK

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 815 (100.00%) Linux
2 371 (45.52%) Red Hat
3 294 (36.07%) Python
4 276 (33.87%) Puppet
5 275 (33.74%) UNIX
6 273 (33.50%) VMware
7 268 (32.88%) Perl
8 264 (32.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 261 (32.02%) Apache
10 229 (28.10%) DevOps
11 217 (26.63%) Opscode Chef
12 207 (25.40%) MySQL
13 193 (23.68%) Bash Shell
14 190 (23.31%) Windows
15 162 (19.88%) CentOS
16 161 (19.75%) VMware Infrastructure
17 159 (19.51%) Tomcat
18 157 (19.26%) Oracle
19 137 (16.81%) TCP/IP
20 133 (16.32%) Finance
21 131 (16.07%) Java
22 128 (15.71%) PHP
23 124 (15.21%) Nagios
23 124 (15.21%) Amazon AWS
24 120 (14.72%) Shell Script
25 119 (14.60%) Ruby
26 117 (14.36%) Configuration Management
27 107 (13.13%) Firewall
27 107 (13.13%) Ubuntu
28 96 (11.78%) DNS

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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
1 261 (32.02%) Apache
2 159 (19.51%) Tomcat
3 89 (10.92%) nginx
4 64 (7.85%) JBoss
5 45 (5.52%) OpenStack
6 30 (3.68%) IIS
7 25 (3.07%) Confluence
8 19 (2.33%) CMS
9 16 (1.96%) Apache Solr
10 15 (1.84%) Zope
10 15 (1.84%) Plone
11 13 (1.60%) Drupal
12 10 (1.23%) Moodle
13 9 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
14 8 (0.98%) Alfresco
14 8 (0.98%) WordPress
15 7 (0.86%) MS Exchange
16 6 (0.74%) WebLogic
16 6 (0.74%) Cloud Foundry
17 5 (0.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 34 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.37%) MS Office
3 1 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.12%) Magento
2 1 (0.12%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 124 (15.21%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (5.52%) PaaS
2 45 (5.52%) IaaS
3 42 (5.15%) Amazon EC2
4 29 (3.56%) Amazon S3
5 26 (3.19%) SaaS
6 23 (2.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 17 (2.09%) Amazon SQS
8 16 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
9 14 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
10 13 (1.60%) AWS CloudFormation
10 13 (1.60%) Office 365
10 13 (1.60%) Amazon ELB
11 8 (0.98%) SoftLayer
12 6 (0.74%) Heroku
12 6 (0.74%) Engine Yard
12 6 (0.74%) OpenShift
12 6 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
12 6 (0.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 5 (0.61%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 137 (16.81%) TCP/IP
2 107 (13.13%) Firewall
3 96 (11.78%) DNS
4 57 (6.99%) SAN
5 49 (6.01%) LDAP
5 49 (6.01%) HTTP
6 39 (4.79%) SSL
7 34 (4.17%) FTP
8 30 (3.68%) VPN
9 24 (2.94%) Internet
10 20 (2.45%) DHCP
10 20 (2.45%) SMTP
11 18 (2.21%) Network Security
12 17 (2.09%) VoIP
13 16 (1.96%) HTTPS
14 14 (1.72%) SSH
14 14 (1.72%) BIG-IP
15 13 (1.60%) OpenVPN
15 13 (1.60%) PBX
15 13 (1.60%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 207 (25.40%) MySQL
2 53 (6.50%) SQL Server
3 46 (5.64%) PostgreSQL
4 33 (4.05%) Hadoop
5 30 (3.68%) NoSQL
6 28 (3.44%) Redis
7 24 (2.94%) Relational Database
8 23 (2.82%) Apache Cassandra
9 22 (2.70%) MongoDB
10 21 (2.58%) Amazon RDS
11 19 (2.33%) Big Data
12 15 (1.84%) RDBMS
13 10 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
13 10 (1.23%) HBase
14 9 (1.10%) MariaDB
14 9 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
15 6 (0.74%) DB2
15 6 (0.74%) Oracle BI EE
15 6 (0.74%) Couchbase
16 5 (0.61%) OpenTSDB
Development Applications
1 77 (9.45%) Jenkins
2 52 (6.38%) Git (software)
3 47 (5.77%) Subversion
4 30 (3.68%) JIRA
5 16 (1.96%) TeamCity
6 13 (1.60%) Maven
7 9 (1.10%) Mercurial
7 9 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 7 (0.86%) Hudson
8 7 (0.86%) Selenium
9 4 (0.49%) Artifactory
9 4 (0.49%) GNU Toolchain
10 2 (0.25%) Ant
10 2 (0.25%) RSpec
10 2 (0.25%) Juju
10 2 (0.25%) FishEye
10 2 (0.25%) Gerrit
11 1 (0.12%) GCC
11 1 (0.12%) Trac
11 1 (0.12%) Gradle
General
1 133 (16.32%) Finance
2 33 (4.05%) Banking
3 31 (3.80%) Telecoms
4 28 (3.44%) Games
5 22 (2.70%) Law
5 22 (2.70%) Electronics
6 19 (2.33%) Retail
7 18 (2.21%) Manufacturing
7 18 (2.21%) Marketing
8 7 (0.86%) Publishing
9 6 (0.74%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.61%) Investment Banking
10 5 (0.61%) Advertising
11 2 (0.25%) Front Office
11 2 (0.25%) German Language
11 2 (0.25%) Online Betting
12 1 (0.12%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.12%) Mandarin Language
12 1 (0.12%) Cantonese Language
12 1 (0.12%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (7.61%) Web Services
2 36 (4.42%) ActiveMQ
3 26 (3.19%) LAMP
4 24 (2.94%) Middleware
5 21 (2.58%) MCollective
5 21 (2.58%) HTML
6 17 (2.09%) CSS
7 15 (1.84%) XML
8 14 (1.72%) Servlets
9 11 (1.35%) .NET
10 10 (1.23%) OAuth
11 8 (0.98%) JMS
11 8 (0.98%) JMX
12 7 (0.86%) HTML5
12 7 (0.86%) Oracle Fusion
12 7 (0.86%) JSON
12 7 (0.86%) J2EE
13 6 (0.74%) Apache Flex
13 6 (0.74%) WebCenter
14 5 (0.61%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 85 (10.43%) Open Source
2 54 (6.63%) Clustering
3 37 (4.54%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (4.05%) Device Driver
5 31 (3.80%) Computer Science
6 25 (3.07%) Derivative
7 20 (2.45%) Wiki
8 18 (2.21%) Hedge funds
9 17 (2.09%) Management Information System
10 14 (1.72%) Replication
10 14 (1.72%) E-Learning
11 13 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
12 12 (1.47%) DTV
13 10 (1.23%) IPTV
13 10 (1.23%) Learning Management System
13 10 (1.23%) Embedded Systems
14 8 (0.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 8 (0.98%) Mobile App
15 6 (0.74%) Client/Server
15 6 (0.74%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 815 (100.00%) Linux
2 275 (33.74%) UNIX
3 264 (32.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 190 (23.31%) Windows
5 162 (19.88%) CentOS
6 107 (13.13%) Ubuntu
7 72 (8.83%) Solaris
8 67 (8.22%) Debian
9 61 (7.48%) Windows Server 2008
10 29 (3.56%) Windows Server 2012
11 26 (3.19%) Windows Server 2003
12 25 (3.07%) AIX
13 23 (2.82%) Oracle Linux
14 22 (2.70%) Fedora
15 21 (2.58%) SUSE
16 19 (2.33%) Amazon Linux
16 19 (2.33%) Embedded Linux
17 11 (1.35%) Android
18 10 (1.23%) Apple iOS
19 9 (1.10%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 229 (28.10%) DevOps
2 117 (14.36%) Configuration Management
3 86 (10.55%) Agile Software Development
4 84 (10.31%) ITIL
5 68 (8.34%) Continuous Integration
6 59 (7.24%) E-Commerce
7 56 (6.87%) Load Balancing
7 56 (6.87%) Performance Tuning
8 48 (5.89%) Service Delivery
9 40 (4.91%) Software Engineering
10 32 (3.93%) Project Management
11 30 (3.68%) Disaster Recovery
11 30 (3.68%) Low Latency
11 30 (3.68%) Mentoring
12 28 (3.44%) Incident Management
13 25 (3.07%) Capacity Planning
14 23 (2.82%) Migration
15 22 (2.70%) Continuous Delivery
16 21 (2.58%) Security Management
17 20 (2.45%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 294 (36.07%) Python
2 268 (32.88%) Perl
3 193 (23.68%) Bash Shell
4 131 (16.07%) Java
5 128 (15.71%) PHP
6 120 (14.72%) Shell Script
7 119 (14.60%) Ruby
8 86 (10.55%) SQL
9 67 (8.22%) C
10 46 (5.64%) C++
11 27 (3.31%) JavaScript
12 18 (2.21%) PowerShell
13 10 (1.23%) Korn
14 9 (1.10%) Embedded C
15 8 (0.98%) AWK
16 6 (0.74%) Embedded C++
16 6 (0.74%) Jython
17 5 (0.61%) Groovy
18 4 (0.49%) PHP5
19 3 (0.37%) sed
Qualifications
1 72 (8.83%) RHCE
2 70 (8.59%) Security Cleared
3 69 (8.47%) Degree
4 49 (6.01%) SC Cleared
5 42 (5.15%) DV Cleared
6 26 (3.19%) RHCSA
7 15 (1.84%) RHCA
8 12 (1.47%) SCSA
9 11 (1.35%) LPIC
9 11 (1.35%) Sun Certification
10 9 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 9 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (0.98%) CCNA
12 7 (0.86%) JNCIA
12 7 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.49%) CTC Cleared
14 3 (0.37%) MCP
15 1 (0.12%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
15 1 (0.12%) MCSE
15 1 (0.12%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (3.68%) PCI DSS
2 24 (2.94%) QA
3 16 (1.96%) SLA
4 9 (1.10%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.12%) PMBOK
System Software
1 161 (19.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 61 (7.48%) Active Directory
3 47 (5.77%) KVM
4 37 (4.54%) vSphere
5 35 (4.29%) VMware ESX
6 28 (3.44%) Xen
7 23 (2.82%) Varnish
8 20 (2.45%) Samba
9 19 (2.33%) VirtualBox
10 16 (1.96%) Docker
11 14 (1.72%) Squid
12 13 (1.60%) VMware ESXi
12 13 (1.60%) Apache Flume
13 11 (1.35%) NFS
14 10 (1.23%) Hyper-V
14 10 (1.23%) Postfix
15 8 (0.98%) Firmware
15 8 (0.98%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 7 (0.86%) LXC
16 7 (0.86%) qmail
Systems Management
1 276 (33.87%) Puppet
2 217 (26.63%) Opscode Chef
3 124 (15.21%) Nagios
4 67 (8.22%) Ansible
5 41 (5.03%) ZABBIX
5 41 (5.03%) Vagrant
6 26 (3.19%) logstash
7 22 (2.70%) Plesk
7 22 (2.70%) cPanel
7 22 (2.70%) Salt
8 18 (2.21%) Red Hat Satellite
9 17 (2.09%) Webmin
10 16 (1.96%) CFEngine
11 14 (1.72%) Cacti
12 13 (1.60%) Graylog
13 12 (1.47%) Tivoli
13 12 (1.47%) NetBackup
14 11 (1.35%) ITRS Geneos
15 10 (1.23%) Linux-HA
16 9 (1.10%) Graphite
Vendors
1 371 (45.52%) Red Hat
2 273 (33.50%) VMware
3 157 (19.26%) Oracle
4 84 (10.31%) HP
5 73 (8.96%) Cisco
6 56 (6.87%) Microsoft
7 44 (5.40%) Sun
8 39 (4.79%) IBM
9 26 (3.19%) hybris
10 19 (2.33%) Rackspace
11 18 (2.21%) Symantec
12 16 (1.96%) Veritas
12 16 (1.96%) EMC
12 16 (1.96%) Google
13 15 (1.84%) Splunk
13 15 (1.84%) AppDynamics
13 15 (1.84%) SAP
14 14 (1.72%) Dell
15 11 (1.35%) Akamai
16 10 (1.23%) Juniper
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £36000 Per Annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures - London & S.E(Permanent and Contract)
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
GCS
Salary: Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £50000 Per Annum Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: £40,000 per annum 40,000.00
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + good pension, 36 days holdiday
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Nanotek Limited
Salary: From £23,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
EXCELerate
Salary: Circa £50k plus Healthcare and pension
Posted: 4 days ago
London
PCR
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits to be discussed
Posted: 4 days ago