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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 488 514 483
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 444 443 429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.43% 0.40% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.42% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 381 360 379
Average salary £47,500 £43,875 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.26% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
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
97593 105823 97862
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.70% 94.61% 94.71%
Number of salaries quoted 80674 86926 82405
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,650 £27,500 £26,988
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 5 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 5 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 +22 196 £55,000 +10.00% 17
South East +25 116 £45,000 +12.50% 7
South West +13 46 £40,000 - 6
East of England +9 32 £41,000 -3.52% 4
Yorkshire +4 20 £50,000 +38.21% 2
West Midlands -2 17 £40,000 +6.66%
North West -32 15 £36,250 +5.07% 4
East Midlands +7 2 £37,000 +5.71%
Linux Engineer
UK

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 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.

1 843 (100.00%) Linux
2 380 (45.08%) Red Hat
3 302 (35.82%) Python
4 294 (34.88%) UNIX
5 283 (33.57%) VMware
6 276 (32.74%) Perl
7 274 (32.50%) Apache
7 274 (32.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 274 (32.50%) Puppet
8 230 (27.28%) DevOps
9 222 (26.33%) MySQL
10 212 (25.15%) Opscode Chef
11 196 (23.25%) Windows
12 194 (23.01%) Bash Shell
13 174 (20.64%) VMware Infrastructure
14 163 (19.34%) Tomcat
15 160 (18.98%) CentOS
16 154 (18.27%) Oracle
17 142 (16.84%) Java
18 141 (16.73%) TCP/IP
19 140 (16.61%) Finance
20 138 (16.37%) PHP
21 134 (15.90%) Shell Script
22 122 (14.47%) Nagios
23 120 (14.23%) Amazon AWS
24 119 (14.12%) Ruby
25 116 (13.76%) Configuration Management
26 114 (13.52%) Firewall
27 105 (12.46%) Ubuntu
28 98 (11.63%) Agile Software Development

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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
1 274 (32.50%) Apache
2 163 (19.34%) Tomcat
3 90 (10.68%) nginx
4 62 (7.35%) JBoss
5 39 (4.63%) OpenStack
6 32 (3.80%) IIS
7 25 (2.97%) Confluence
8 24 (2.85%) Apache Solr
9 20 (2.37%) CMS
10 15 (1.78%) Zope
10 15 (1.78%) Plone
11 13 (1.54%) Drupal
12 11 (1.30%) WordPress
13 9 (1.07%) Alfresco
14 8 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
15 7 (0.83%) Moodle
15 7 (0.83%) MS Exchange
16 6 (0.71%) Jetty
16 6 (0.71%) WebSphere
16 6 (0.71%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 32 (3.80%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.36%) MS Office
3 1 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.24%) Fredhopper
3 1 (0.12%) Magento
3 1 (0.12%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 120 (14.23%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (5.58%) IaaS
3 45 (5.34%) PaaS
4 44 (5.22%) Amazon EC2
5 30 (3.56%) SaaS
6 29 (3.44%) Amazon S3
7 23 (2.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 17 (2.02%) Amazon SQS
9 16 (1.90%) AWS CloudFormation
10 15 (1.78%) Cloud Computing
11 14 (1.66%) Microsoft Azure
12 13 (1.54%) Amazon ELB
12 13 (1.54%) Office 365
13 10 (1.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 8 (0.95%) OpenShift
15 7 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
16 6 (0.71%) Heroku
16 6 (0.71%) Engine Yard
16 6 (0.71%) SoftLayer
17 5 (0.59%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 141 (16.73%) TCP/IP
2 114 (13.52%) Firewall
3 96 (11.39%) DNS
4 68 (8.07%) SAN
5 50 (5.93%) HTTP
6 46 (5.46%) LDAP
7 37 (4.39%) SSL
8 36 (4.27%) FTP
9 26 (3.08%) VPN
10 23 (2.73%) DHCP
11 22 (2.61%) Internet
12 19 (2.25%) SSH
12 19 (2.25%) BIG-IP
13 18 (2.14%) SMTP
13 18 (2.14%) Network Security
14 16 (1.90%) VoIP
14 16 (1.90%) HTTPS
15 13 (1.54%) OpenVPN
15 13 (1.54%) NAS
15 13 (1.54%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 222 (26.33%) MySQL
2 55 (6.52%) SQL Server
3 45 (5.34%) PostgreSQL
4 30 (3.56%) NoSQL
5 28 (3.32%) Hadoop
6 26 (3.08%) Redis
6 26 (3.08%) Relational Database
7 21 (2.49%) Apache Cassandra
7 21 (2.49%) Amazon RDS
8 19 (2.25%) MongoDB
9 18 (2.14%) Big Data
10 16 (1.90%) RDBMS
11 11 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
12 10 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
13 9 (1.07%) MariaDB
14 7 (0.83%) HBase
14 7 (0.83%) DB2
15 6 (0.71%) Oracle BI EE
15 6 (0.71%) Couchbase
16 4 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 73 (8.66%) Jenkins
2 47 (5.58%) Git (software)
2 47 (5.58%) Subversion
3 31 (3.68%) JIRA
4 14 (1.66%) TeamCity
5 12 (1.42%) Maven
6 10 (1.19%) Hudson
7 9 (1.07%) Mercurial
8 8 (0.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (0.83%) Artifactory
10 6 (0.71%) Selenium
11 4 (0.47%) GNU Toolchain
12 2 (0.24%) Ant
12 2 (0.24%) RSpec
12 2 (0.24%) FishEye
12 2 (0.24%) Gerrit
13 1 (0.12%) GCC
13 1 (0.12%) Gradle
13 1 (0.12%) dbdeploy
13 1 (0.12%) Trac
General
1 140 (16.61%) Finance
2 40 (4.74%) Banking
3 31 (3.68%) Games
4 29 (3.44%) Telecoms
5 23 (2.73%) Law
6 22 (2.61%) Electronics
7 20 (2.37%) Retail
8 19 (2.25%) Manufacturing
9 16 (1.90%) Marketing
10 9 (1.07%) Investment Banking
11 8 (0.95%) Publishing
12 6 (0.71%) Advertising
12 6 (0.71%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.36%) German Language
14 2 (0.24%) Front Office
15 1 (0.12%) Italian Language
15 1 (0.12%) Mandarin Language
15 1 (0.12%) Cantonese Language
15 1 (0.12%) French Language
15 1 (0.12%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (7.59%) Web Services
2 37 (4.39%) ActiveMQ
3 26 (3.08%) LAMP
4 21 (2.49%) Middleware
5 20 (2.37%) HTML
5 20 (2.37%) MCollective
6 16 (1.90%) CSS
7 14 (1.66%) XML
7 14 (1.66%) Servlets
8 13 (1.54%) .NET
9 8 (0.95%) JMX
9 8 (0.95%) J2EE
10 7 (0.83%) JSON
10 7 (0.83%) HTML5
10 7 (0.83%) OAuth
10 7 (0.83%) Oracle Fusion
10 7 (0.83%) JMS
11 6 (0.71%) Apache Flex
11 6 (0.71%) WebCenter
12 5 (0.59%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 84 (9.96%) Open Source
2 51 (6.05%) Clustering
3 33 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (3.91%) Computer Science
4 32 (3.80%) Device Driver
5 25 (2.97%) Derivative
6 20 (2.37%) Wiki
6 20 (2.37%) Hedge funds
7 19 (2.25%) Replication
8 18 (2.14%) Management Information System
9 14 (1.66%) Embedded Systems
10 11 (1.30%) E-Learning
10 11 (1.30%) DTV
11 10 (1.19%) IPTV
11 10 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (1.07%) Mobile App
13 8 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 7 (0.83%) Learning Management System
15 6 (0.71%) Streaming Video
15 6 (0.71%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 843 (100.00%) Linux
2 294 (34.88%) UNIX
3 274 (32.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 196 (23.25%) Windows
5 160 (18.98%) CentOS
6 105 (12.46%) Ubuntu
7 76 (9.02%) Solaris
8 67 (7.95%) Debian
9 61 (7.24%) Windows Server 2008
10 32 (3.80%) AIX
11 27 (3.20%) Windows Server 2012
12 25 (2.97%) Windows Server 2003
13 23 (2.73%) Oracle Linux
14 22 (2.61%) SUSE
15 21 (2.49%) Fedora
16 18 (2.14%) Embedded Linux
17 17 (2.02%) Amazon Linux
18 13 (1.54%) HPUX
19 12 (1.42%) Mac OS X
20 11 (1.30%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 230 (27.28%) DevOps
2 116 (13.76%) Configuration Management
3 98 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
4 83 (9.85%) ITIL
5 68 (8.07%) Continuous Integration
6 61 (7.24%) Performance Tuning
7 55 (6.52%) E-Commerce
8 54 (6.41%) Service Delivery
8 54 (6.41%) Load Balancing
9 43 (5.10%) Software Engineering
10 34 (4.03%) Project Management
11 31 (3.68%) Mentoring
12 28 (3.32%) Capacity Planning
12 28 (3.32%) Incident Management
13 27 (3.20%) Migration
13 27 (3.20%) Disaster Recovery
14 26 (3.08%) Low Latency
15 22 (2.61%) Continuous Delivery
16 21 (2.49%) Change Control
16 21 (2.49%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 302 (35.82%) Python
2 276 (32.74%) Perl
3 194 (23.01%) Bash Shell
4 142 (16.84%) Java
5 138 (16.37%) PHP
6 134 (15.90%) Shell Script
7 119 (14.12%) Ruby
8 96 (11.39%) SQL
9 70 (8.30%) C
10 44 (5.22%) C++
11 26 (3.08%) JavaScript
12 15 (1.78%) PowerShell
13 9 (1.07%) Korn
13 9 (1.07%) Embedded C
14 6 (0.71%) AWK
14 6 (0.71%) Jython
15 5 (0.59%) Groovy
16 4 (0.47%) Embedded C++
16 4 (0.47%) Assembly Language
16 4 (0.47%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 74 (8.78%) Degree
2 69 (8.19%) RHCE
2 69 (8.19%) Security Cleared
3 49 (5.81%) SC Cleared
4 40 (4.74%) DV Cleared
5 24 (2.85%) RHCSA
6 14 (1.66%) RHCA
7 13 (1.54%) SCSA
8 12 (1.42%) Sun Certification
9 10 (1.19%) LPIC
10 9 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (0.95%) CCNA
11 8 (0.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (0.83%) JNCIA
12 7 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.47%) CTC Cleared
14 3 (0.36%) MCP
15 2 (0.24%) MCSE
15 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
16 1 (0.12%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (4.27%) PCI DSS
2 27 (3.20%) QA
3 15 (1.78%) SLA
4 9 (1.07%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.12%) PMBOK
System Software
1 174 (20.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 56 (6.64%) Active Directory
3 49 (5.81%) vSphere
3 49 (5.81%) KVM
4 35 (4.15%) VMware ESX
5 31 (3.68%) Xen
6 24 (2.85%) Varnish
7 20 (2.37%) Samba
7 20 (2.37%) VirtualBox
8 18 (2.14%) Docker
9 14 (1.66%) NFS
9 14 (1.66%) Hyper-V
9 14 (1.66%) VMware ESXi
10 13 (1.54%) Apache Flume
11 12 (1.42%) Squid
12 10 (1.19%) Postfix
13 9 (1.07%) Firmware
14 8 (0.95%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 8 (0.95%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 8 (0.95%) LXC
Systems Management
1 274 (32.50%) Puppet
2 212 (25.15%) Opscode Chef
3 122 (14.47%) Nagios
4 61 (7.24%) Ansible
5 44 (5.22%) ZABBIX
6 42 (4.98%) Vagrant
7 26 (3.08%) logstash
8 23 (2.73%) cPanel
8 23 (2.73%) Plesk
9 18 (2.14%) Red Hat Satellite
9 18 (2.14%) Salt
9 18 (2.14%) Webmin
10 16 (1.90%) CFEngine
11 15 (1.78%) Cacti
11 15 (1.78%) Tivoli
12 14 (1.66%) NetBackup
13 13 (1.54%) Graylog
14 12 (1.42%) ITRS Geneos
15 10 (1.19%) Cobbler
15 10 (1.19%) Linux-HA
Vendors
1 380 (45.08%) Red Hat
2 283 (33.57%) VMware
3 154 (18.27%) Oracle
4 90 (10.68%) HP
5 74 (8.78%) Cisco
6 53 (6.29%) Microsoft
7 44 (5.22%) Sun
8 40 (4.74%) IBM
9 33 (3.91%) hybris
10 20 (2.37%) Symantec
11 19 (2.25%) Rackspace
11 19 (2.25%) Veritas
12 17 (2.02%) Google
13 16 (1.90%) EMC
14 15 (1.78%) AppDynamics
15 14 (1.66%) Splunk
16 13 (1.54%) SAP
16 13 (1.54%) Dell
17 11 (1.30%) Akamai
18 10 (1.19%) Reuters
South West London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
People Source Consulting Ltd
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + On Call, Bonus, Shift Allowance
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: + benefits package.
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + strong benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £36000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Extra Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: £41,300 to £46,500
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £20,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + good pension, 36 days holdiday
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago