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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 505 465 506
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 433 450 424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.40% 0.45% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.48% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 378 407 352
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -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
102569 93780 105055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.22% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 83761 78507 90409
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +4 209 £55,000 +10.00% 19
South East -8 105 £42,500 -5.55% 9
Yorkshire -44 31 £43,750 +9.37% 2
North West +6 28 £35,250 +0.71% 4
East of England -76 24 £40,000 -15.78% 12
South West -13 21 £37,500 -11.76% 4
West Midlands -11 8 £32,500 -0.76%
East Midlands -16 5 £45,000 +16.88% 1
North East - 2 £33,750 -
Linux Engineer
UK

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 847 (100.00%) Linux
2 370 (43.68%) Red Hat
3 316 (37.31%) Perl
4 301 (35.54%) UNIX
5 267 (31.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 249 (29.40%) Apache
6 249 (29.40%) Python
7 241 (28.45%) MySQL
8 231 (27.27%) Puppet
9 226 (26.68%) Bash Shell
10 205 (24.20%) CentOS
11 197 (23.26%) VMware
12 174 (20.54%) Java
13 167 (19.72%) Tomcat
14 165 (19.48%) TCP/IP
15 163 (19.24%) Ruby
16 157 (18.54%) Finance
17 156 (18.42%) Ubuntu
18 154 (18.18%) Windows
19 142 (16.77%) DNS
20 141 (16.65%) DevOps
21 138 (16.29%) Opscode Chef
22 134 (15.82%) VMware Infrastructure
23 118 (13.93%) Oracle
24 116 (13.70%) PHP
25 115 (13.58%) Nagios
26 102 (12.04%) Load Balancing
27 98 (11.57%) Firewall
28 96 (11.33%) Degree
29 94 (11.10%) Solaris

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 249 (29.40%) Apache
2 167 (19.72%) Tomcat
3 57 (6.73%) nginx
4 26 (3.07%) WebLogic
5 23 (2.72%) Drupal
6 22 (2.60%) IIS
7 17 (2.01%) CMS
7 17 (2.01%) OpenStack
8 14 (1.65%) Apache Solr
9 12 (1.42%) Escenic
9 12 (1.42%) WebSphere
10 11 (1.30%) Jetty
10 11 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
11 8 (0.94%) Node.js
12 7 (0.83%) Confluence
12 7 (0.83%) WordPress
13 5 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
14 4 (0.47%) SAS
15 3 (0.35%) MS Exchange
15 3 (0.35%) Alfresco
Applications
1 30 (3.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.12%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.24%) Magento
3 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 49 (5.79%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (3.54%) SaaS
3 23 (2.72%) Cloud Computing
3 23 (2.72%) Amazon EC2
4 16 (1.89%) IaaS
5 13 (1.53%) PaaS
6 8 (0.94%) Joyent
6 8 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (0.35%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.24%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.12%) Route 53
9 1 (0.12%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.12%) AWS Data Pipeline
Communications & Networking
1 165 (19.48%) TCP/IP
2 142 (16.77%) DNS
3 98 (11.57%) Firewall
4 85 (10.04%) SAN
5 67 (7.91%) DHCP
6 65 (7.67%) SNMP
7 64 (7.56%) Internet
7 64 (7.56%) HTTP
8 50 (5.90%) NAS
9 48 (5.67%) SMTP
9 48 (5.67%) LDAP
10 44 (5.19%) SSH
11 37 (4.37%) SSL
12 36 (4.25%) VPN
13 28 (3.31%) WAN
14 25 (2.95%) LAN
15 23 (2.72%) BIG-IP
16 22 (2.60%) IPv4
17 21 (2.48%) FTP
17 21 (2.48%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 241 (28.45%) MySQL
2 38 (4.49%) MongoDB
3 36 (4.25%) PostgreSQL
4 33 (3.90%) SQL Server
5 32 (3.78%) Oracle Database
6 28 (3.31%) NoSQL
7 27 (3.19%) Hadoop
8 26 (3.07%) Relational Database
9 23 (2.72%) Redis
10 18 (2.13%) MariaDB
11 15 (1.77%) HBase
12 14 (1.65%) DB2
13 12 (1.42%) Big Data
14 6 (0.71%) Mahout
14 6 (0.71%) Impala
14 6 (0.71%) RDBMS
14 6 (0.71%) Apache Hive
15 5 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
15 5 (0.59%) Apache Cassandra
16 3 (0.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 56 (6.61%) Jenkins
2 45 (5.31%) Git (software)
3 40 (4.72%) Subversion
4 21 (2.48%) Hudson
5 20 (2.36%) GCC
6 17 (2.01%) JIRA
7 16 (1.89%) GDB
8 8 (0.94%) Maven
9 7 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (0.59%) Mercurial
11 3 (0.35%) Gerrit
11 3 (0.35%) Ant
11 3 (0.35%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 2 (0.24%) Selenium
12 2 (0.24%) GNU Toolchain
12 2 (0.24%) dbdeploy
12 2 (0.24%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.24%) Artifactory
13 1 (0.12%) Trac
General
1 157 (18.54%) Finance
2 40 (4.72%) Telecoms
3 26 (3.07%) Games
4 25 (2.95%) Publishing
5 24 (2.83%) Banking
6 19 (2.24%) Retail
7 18 (2.13%) Advertising
8 16 (1.89%) Marketing
9 13 (1.53%) Online Betting
10 9 (1.06%) Law
10 9 (1.06%) Electronics
11 8 (0.94%) Legal
11 8 (0.94%) Multimedia
12 6 (0.71%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.59%) Retail Banking
14 4 (0.47%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.47%) Investment Banking
15 3 (0.35%) Spanish Language
15 3 (0.35%) Automotive
16 1 (0.12%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (8.97%) LAMP
2 43 (5.08%) Web Services
3 36 (4.25%) J2EE
4 31 (3.66%) RabbitMQ
5 20 (2.36%) XML
6 15 (1.77%) MSMQ
7 13 (1.53%) CSS
8 12 (1.42%) Ajax
8 12 (1.42%) ActiveMQ
9 11 (1.30%) JSON
9 11 (1.30%) Memcached
10 10 (1.18%) SOAP
10 10 (1.18%) .NET
11 9 (1.06%) Sphinx
12 7 (0.83%) Middleware
13 5 (0.59%) WebSphere MQ
14 4 (0.47%) Android SDK
15 3 (0.35%) Direct3D
15 3 (0.35%) OpenGL
15 3 (0.35%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 88 (10.39%) Open Source
2 48 (5.67%) Clustering
3 39 (4.60%) Computer Science
4 38 (4.49%) Digital Media
5 33 (3.90%) Mobile App
6 29 (3.42%) Hedge funds
7 24 (2.83%) Embedded Systems
7 24 (2.83%) Device Driver
8 23 (2.72%) Management Information System
9 20 (2.36%) Enterprise Storage
10 16 (1.89%) Online Games
11 14 (1.65%) Firmware
11 14 (1.65%) Social Media
12 13 (1.53%) Client/Server
12 13 (1.53%) Replication
13 11 (1.30%) Visualisation
14 6 (0.71%) HACMP
15 5 (0.59%) CCTV
15 5 (0.59%) Derivative
16 4 (0.47%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 847 (100.00%) Linux
2 301 (35.54%) UNIX
3 267 (31.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 205 (24.20%) CentOS
5 156 (18.42%) Ubuntu
6 154 (18.18%) Windows
7 94 (11.10%) Solaris
8 73 (8.62%) Debian
9 39 (4.60%) Embedded Linux
10 32 (3.78%) SUSE
10 32 (3.78%) Windows Server 2008
11 22 (2.60%) Windows Server 2003
12 21 (2.48%) AIX
13 13 (1.53%) VMS
14 12 (1.42%) HPUX
14 12 (1.42%) Fedora
15 11 (1.30%) Android
16 10 (1.18%) Oracle Linux
16 10 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
17 5 (0.59%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (16.65%) DevOps
2 102 (12.04%) Load Balancing
3 73 (8.62%) ITIL
4 72 (8.50%) E-Commerce
5 69 (8.15%) Configuration Management
6 67 (7.91%) Agile Software Development
7 49 (5.79%) Continuous Integration
8 48 (5.67%) Software Engineering
8 48 (5.67%) Problem Management
8 48 (5.67%) Change Management
9 38 (4.49%) Capacity Planning
10 28 (3.31%) Incident Management
11 27 (3.19%) Performance Tuning
12 26 (3.07%) Project Management
13 24 (2.83%) Service Delivery
14 23 (2.72%) Service Management
15 20 (2.36%) Disaster Recovery
16 19 (2.24%) Performance Monitoring
16 19 (2.24%) Low Latency
16 19 (2.24%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 316 (37.31%) Perl
2 249 (29.40%) Python
3 226 (26.68%) Bash Shell
4 174 (20.54%) Java
5 163 (19.24%) Ruby
6 116 (13.70%) PHP
7 86 (10.15%) C
8 84 (9.92%) SQL
9 77 (9.09%) Shell Script
10 62 (7.32%) C++
11 31 (3.66%) JavaScript
12 20 (2.36%) PowerShell
13 16 (1.89%) C#
14 14 (1.65%) AWK
15 13 (1.53%) Embedded C
15 13 (1.53%) Embedded C++
16 10 (1.18%) sed
17 4 (0.47%) Lua
17 4 (0.47%) Assembly Language
18 3 (0.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 96 (11.33%) Degree
2 43 (5.08%) RHCE
3 31 (3.66%) Security Cleared
4 24 (2.83%) SC Cleared
5 21 (2.48%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (2.24%) DV Cleared
7 14 (1.65%) CCNA
8 8 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (0.83%) RHCA
10 6 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (0.47%) SCSA
11 4 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.35%) CCNP
12 3 (0.35%) HND
12 3 (0.35%) MCSE
13 2 (0.24%) MCP
13 2 (0.24%) MCITP
14 1 (0.12%) OSCP
14 1 (0.12%) OSCE
14 1 (0.12%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (2.83%) QA
2 14 (1.65%) SLA
3 12 (1.42%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.47%) JTAG
5 3 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.12%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.12%) Solvency II
System Software
1 134 (15.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (4.84%) KVM
3 38 (4.49%) vSphere
4 35 (4.13%) NFS
5 32 (3.78%) VMware ESX
6 27 (3.19%) Xen
7 25 (2.95%) Active Directory
8 13 (1.53%) Hyper-V
9 12 (1.42%) Postfix
9 12 (1.42%) Squid
10 11 (1.30%) Varnish
11 9 (1.06%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 7 (0.83%) Samba
12 7 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
12 7 (0.83%) RHEV
13 6 (0.71%) XenServer
14 5 (0.59%) qmail
14 5 (0.59%) GPFS
15 4 (0.47%) VirtualBox
16 3 (0.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 231 (27.27%) Puppet
2 138 (16.29%) Opscode Chef
3 115 (13.58%) Nagios
4 46 (5.43%) ZABBIX
5 24 (2.83%) NetBackup
5 24 (2.83%) CFEngine
5 24 (2.83%) Opsview
6 22 (2.60%) Salt
7 21 (2.48%) Vagrant
7 21 (2.48%) Cacti
7 21 (2.48%) Zenoss
8 19 (2.24%) SCOM
9 17 (2.01%) ITRS Geneos
10 15 (1.77%) Munin
11 14 (1.65%) Ansible
12 12 (1.42%) Cobbler
13 10 (1.18%) Tivoli
14 9 (1.06%) Plesk
14 9 (1.06%) Red Hat Satellite
15 7 (0.83%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 370 (43.68%) Red Hat
2 197 (23.26%) VMware
3 118 (13.93%) Oracle
4 85 (10.04%) JBoss
5 70 (8.26%) Cisco
6 50 (5.90%) HP
7 38 (4.49%) Microsoft
8 34 (4.01%) NetApp
9 32 (3.78%) Citrix
10 26 (3.07%) Sun
11 25 (2.95%) IBM
12 24 (2.83%) Reuters
13 23 (2.72%) Veritas
14 21 (2.48%) Symantec
14 21 (2.48%) F5
15 19 (2.24%) Google
16 17 (2.01%) EMC
17 14 (1.65%) Bloomberg
17 14 (1.65%) Rackspace
18 12 (1.42%) Splunk
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits Package
Posted: 21 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + generous benfits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Fantastic + Superb Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Great Base + Top Prospects
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-50,000
Posted: Yesterday
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum c£50K + 20% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum - Competitive Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £45000 to £55000 per annum - Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 to 55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 - £33000 per annum + on call + bonus + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £62000 per annum + including benefits, 28 days hols
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Good benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 3 days ago