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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 486 498 530
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 432 448 361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.43% 0.43% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.45% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 356 338 322
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,100
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+7.59% -5.95%
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
95668 99324 96326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.81% 94.56% 94.84%
Number of salaries quoted 79169 81086 81446
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 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £66,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 -10 191 £53,750 +2.38% 22
South East +9 115 £45,000 +12.50% 19
South West +1 42 £38,000 -5.00% 9
East of England +18 25 £47,500 +5.55% 3
Yorkshire -20 20 £50,000 +66.66% 5
North West -10 18 £37,500 +13.63% 2
West Midlands -13 17 £40,000 +45.45% 2
East Midlands +19 4 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Linux Engineer
UK

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 847 (100.00%) Linux
2 375 (44.27%) Red Hat
3 308 (36.36%) UNIX
4 297 (35.06%) Python
5 292 (34.47%) Perl
6 275 (32.47%) Puppet
7 267 (31.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 263 (31.05%) VMware
9 254 (29.99%) Apache
10 216 (25.50%) MySQL
11 211 (24.91%) DevOps
12 198 (23.38%) Bash Shell
13 196 (23.14%) Opscode Chef
14 175 (20.66%) Windows
15 166 (19.60%) VMware Infrastructure
16 159 (18.77%) CentOS
17 153 (18.06%) Finance
18 151 (17.83%) Java
19 148 (17.47%) PHP
20 146 (17.24%) Shell Script
21 145 (17.12%) Tomcat
22 140 (16.53%) TCP/IP
23 132 (15.58%) Oracle
24 120 (14.17%) Ruby
25 118 (13.93%) Nagios
26 113 (13.34%) Firewall
27 107 (12.63%) Configuration Management
28 102 (12.04%) SQL
29 99 (11.69%) Amazon AWS
30 95 (11.22%) Ubuntu

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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
1 254 (29.99%) Apache
2 145 (17.12%) Tomcat
3 74 (8.74%) nginx
4 53 (6.26%) JBoss
5 41 (4.84%) OpenStack
6 31 (3.66%) Apache Solr
6 31 (3.66%) IIS
7 23 (2.72%) Confluence
8 14 (1.65%) CMS
9 13 (1.53%) WordPress
10 8 (0.94%) MS Exchange
11 7 (0.83%) WebSphere
11 7 (0.83%) Drupal
11 7 (0.83%) Zope
11 7 (0.83%) Plone
11 7 (0.83%) Alfresco
12 6 (0.71%) Jetty
12 6 (0.71%) Cloud Foundry
13 5 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
14 4 (0.47%) Node.js
Applications
1 28 (3.31%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.71%) MS Office
3 2 (0.24%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (0.71%) Fredhopper
2 5 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.12%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 99 (11.69%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (5.55%) Amazon EC2
3 46 (5.43%) IaaS
4 40 (4.72%) PaaS
5 33 (3.90%) SaaS
6 28 (3.31%) Amazon S3
7 21 (2.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 20 (2.36%) AWS CloudFormation
9 18 (2.13%) Amazon SQS
10 17 (2.01%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 12 (1.42%) Amazon ELB
11 12 (1.42%) Office 365
12 11 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
13 9 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
13 9 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
14 8 (0.94%) OpenShift
15 6 (0.71%) Heroku
15 6 (0.71%) Engine Yard
15 6 (0.71%) SoftLayer
16 4 (0.47%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 140 (16.53%) TCP/IP
2 113 (13.34%) Firewall
3 86 (10.15%) DNS
4 75 (8.85%) SAN
5 55 (6.49%) HTTP
6 40 (4.72%) LDAP
7 36 (4.25%) SSL
8 31 (3.66%) FTP
9 27 (3.19%) Internet
10 26 (3.07%) SSH
11 24 (2.83%) VPN
12 23 (2.72%) DHCP
13 21 (2.48%) BIG-IP
14 19 (2.24%) SMTP
15 16 (1.89%) VoIP
15 16 (1.89%) HTTPS
16 15 (1.77%) Network Security
16 15 (1.77%) NAS
17 14 (1.65%) Multicast
17 14 (1.65%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 216 (25.50%) MySQL
2 56 (6.61%) SQL Server
3 39 (4.60%) PostgreSQL
4 29 (3.42%) Relational Database
5 26 (3.07%) NoSQL
6 22 (2.60%) Redis
6 22 (2.60%) Amazon RDS
6 22 (2.60%) Hadoop
7 15 (1.77%) MongoDB
7 15 (1.77%) Apache Cassandra
8 14 (1.65%) RDBMS
8 14 (1.65%) Big Data
9 11 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (0.71%) Oracle BI EE
11 6 (0.71%) Couchbase
12 5 (0.59%) MariaDB
12 5 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (0.47%) Hazelcast
14 3 (0.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 68 (8.03%) Jenkins
2 40 (4.72%) Subversion
3 36 (4.25%) Git (software)
4 31 (3.66%) JIRA
5 19 (2.24%) Maven
6 16 (1.89%) Hudson
7 13 (1.53%) TeamCity
8 12 (1.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 12 (1.42%) Artifactory
9 9 (1.06%) GCC
9 9 (1.06%) Mercurial
10 4 (0.47%) GNU Toolchain
11 2 (0.24%) FishEye
11 2 (0.24%) Gerrit
11 2 (0.24%) Ant
11 2 (0.24%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (0.24%) VisualVM
12 1 (0.12%) dbdeploy
12 1 (0.12%) Eclipse
General
1 153 (18.06%) Finance
2 40 (4.72%) Banking
3 31 (3.66%) Telecoms
4 27 (3.19%) Games
5 21 (2.48%) Electronics
6 19 (2.24%) Manufacturing
6 19 (2.24%) Retail
7 16 (1.89%) Law
8 10 (1.18%) Financial Institution
8 10 (1.18%) Investment Banking
8 10 (1.18%) Marketing
9 9 (1.06%) Publishing
10 5 (0.59%) Advertising
11 3 (0.35%) German Language
12 2 (0.24%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.12%) Billing
13 1 (0.12%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (0.12%) Cantonese Language
13 1 (0.12%) French Language
13 1 (0.12%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (8.15%) Web Services
2 32 (3.78%) ActiveMQ
3 24 (2.83%) LAMP
4 16 (1.89%) MCollective
5 14 (1.65%) Middleware
5 14 (1.65%) XML
6 13 (1.53%) HTML
7 12 (1.42%) .NET
8 7 (0.83%) JMX
8 7 (0.83%) CSS
8 7 (0.83%) JDBC
8 7 (0.83%) JSON
8 7 (0.83%) Oracle Fusion
9 6 (0.71%) WebCenter
9 6 (0.71%) Apache Flex
9 6 (0.71%) J2EE
9 6 (0.71%) Flash
10 5 (0.59%) JMS
10 5 (0.59%) Servlets
11 4 (0.47%) CherryPy
Miscellaneous
1 85 (10.04%) Open Source
2 46 (5.43%) Clustering
3 35 (4.13%) Computer Science
4 33 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
5 31 (3.66%) Device Driver
6 25 (2.95%) Replication
6 25 (2.95%) Hedge funds
7 23 (2.72%) Derivative
8 22 (2.60%) Management Information System
9 19 (2.24%) Embedded Systems
10 18 (2.13%) Wiki
11 12 (1.42%) Mobile App
12 10 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (1.18%) iPad
13 9 (1.06%) DTV
13 9 (1.06%) E-Learning
14 6 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 6 (0.71%) Enterprise Storage
14 6 (0.71%) Digital Media
14 6 (0.71%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 847 (100.00%) Linux
2 308 (36.36%) UNIX
3 267 (31.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 175 (20.66%) Windows
5 159 (18.77%) CentOS
6 95 (11.22%) Ubuntu
7 84 (9.92%) Solaris
8 62 (7.32%) Debian
9 49 (5.79%) Windows Server 2008
10 29 (3.42%) AIX
11 24 (2.83%) Embedded Linux
11 24 (2.83%) SUSE
12 20 (2.36%) Windows Server 2003
13 19 (2.24%) Windows Server 2012
14 18 (2.13%) Oracle Linux
15 16 (1.89%) Amazon Linux
15 16 (1.89%) Fedora
15 16 (1.89%) HPUX
16 14 (1.65%) Mac OS X
17 12 (1.42%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 211 (24.91%) DevOps
2 107 (12.63%) Configuration Management
3 91 (10.74%) Agile Software Development
4 77 (9.09%) ITIL
5 69 (8.15%) Continuous Integration
6 55 (6.49%) Service Delivery
6 55 (6.49%) Performance Tuning
7 50 (5.90%) E-Commerce
7 50 (5.90%) Load Balancing
8 43 (5.08%) Software Engineering
9 39 (4.60%) Project Management
10 36 (4.25%) Capacity Planning
11 28 (3.31%) Mentoring
12 26 (3.07%) Migration
13 24 (2.83%) Incident Management
14 23 (2.72%) Disaster Recovery
15 22 (2.60%) Low Latency
16 19 (2.24%) Continuous Delivery
17 18 (2.13%) Software Delivery
18 17 (2.01%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 297 (35.06%) Python
2 292 (34.47%) Perl
3 198 (23.38%) Bash Shell
4 151 (17.83%) Java
5 148 (17.47%) PHP
6 146 (17.24%) Shell Script
7 120 (14.17%) Ruby
8 102 (12.04%) SQL
9 70 (8.26%) C
10 43 (5.08%) C++
11 21 (2.48%) JavaScript
12 15 (1.77%) PowerShell
13 10 (1.18%) Embedded C
14 9 (1.06%) Korn
15 6 (0.71%) Jython
16 5 (0.59%) Groovy
16 5 (0.59%) AWK
16 5 (0.59%) Assembly Language
17 4 (0.47%) PHP5
18 3 (0.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 75 (8.85%) Degree
2 57 (6.73%) Security Cleared
3 55 (6.49%) RHCE
4 43 (5.08%) SC Cleared
5 30 (3.54%) DV Cleared
6 20 (2.36%) RHCSA
7 16 (1.89%) SCSA
7 16 (1.89%) RHCA
8 15 (1.77%) Sun Certification
9 10 (1.18%) LPIC
10 9 (1.06%) CCNA
10 9 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (0.59%) JNCIA
13 4 (0.47%) CTC Cleared
14 3 (0.35%) MCP
15 2 (0.24%) MCSE
15 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
16 1 (0.12%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (4.49%) PCI DSS
2 27 (3.19%) QA
3 13 (1.53%) SLA
4 7 (0.83%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.12%) PMBOK
System Software
1 166 (19.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 54 (6.38%) vSphere
3 45 (5.31%) KVM
4 41 (4.84%) Active Directory
5 35 (4.13%) Xen
6 32 (3.78%) VMware ESX
7 21 (2.48%) Docker
8 19 (2.24%) VirtualBox
9 17 (2.01%) Varnish
10 16 (1.89%) Hyper-V
11 15 (1.77%) NFS
11 15 (1.77%) Samba
12 13 (1.53%) Apache Flume
13 11 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
14 10 (1.18%) LXC
14 10 (1.18%) Firmware
14 10 (1.18%) Squid
15 9 (1.06%) XenServer
15 9 (1.06%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 9 (1.06%) iptables
Systems Management
1 275 (32.47%) Puppet
2 196 (23.14%) Opscode Chef
3 118 (13.93%) Nagios
4 51 (6.02%) ZABBIX
5 43 (5.08%) Ansible
6 29 (3.42%) Vagrant
7 26 (3.07%) logstash
8 20 (2.36%) cPanel
8 20 (2.36%) ITRS Geneos
8 20 (2.36%) Red Hat Satellite
8 20 (2.36%) Plesk
8 20 (2.36%) NetBackup
9 17 (2.01%) Webmin
9 17 (2.01%) Salt
10 16 (1.89%) Cacti
11 14 (1.65%) Tivoli
11 14 (1.65%) CFEngine
11 14 (1.65%) Cobbler
12 13 (1.53%) Graylog
13 11 (1.30%) Graphite
Vendors
1 375 (44.27%) Red Hat
2 263 (31.05%) VMware
3 132 (15.58%) Oracle
4 87 (10.27%) HP
5 69 (8.15%) Cisco
6 47 (5.55%) Microsoft
7 42 (4.96%) Sun
8 38 (4.49%) hybris
9 32 (3.78%) IBM
10 24 (2.83%) Symantec
11 20 (2.36%) Veritas
12 19 (2.24%) Google
13 16 (1.89%) Rackspace
14 15 (1.77%) EMC
15 13 (1.53%) Dell
16 12 (1.42%) Reuters
16 12 (1.42%) NetApp
17 11 (1.30%) AppDynamics
17 11 (1.30%) Akamai
18 10 (1.18%) Splunk
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £95,000 per annum Salary is approx 50-95k base + bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Berkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits to be discussed
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: + benefits package.
Posted: 19 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £36000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: Up to £40,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 46k + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 60,000 + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 60,000 + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 60,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago