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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 517 499 490
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 432 408 451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.40% 0.39% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.42% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 352 357 405
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,750
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +1.79%
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
102296 98200 103450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.58% 94.73% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85621 81449 89566
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 28 November 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 28 November 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 +21 193 £52,500 - 25
South East +9 119 £37,500 -16.66% 9
Yorkshire -1 49 £45,000 +28.57% 8
East of England -64 27 £48,750 +14.70% 5
South West +8 21 £37,500 -11.76% 5
North West -12 19 £35,000 +52.17% 1
East Midlands +8 2 £45,000 +16.88% 1
North East - 2 £20,000 -
Linux Engineer
UK

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 859 (100.00%) Linux
2 362 (42.14%) Red Hat
3 320 (37.25%) UNIX
4 302 (35.16%) Perl
5 274 (31.90%) Python
6 255 (29.69%) Puppet
7 242 (28.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 235 (27.36%) Apache
9 231 (26.89%) MySQL
10 221 (25.73%) VMware
11 216 (25.15%) Bash Shell
12 184 (21.42%) CentOS
13 172 (20.02%) Finance
14 167 (19.44%) Java
15 166 (19.32%) VMware Infrastructure
16 157 (18.28%) Windows
17 155 (18.04%) DevOps
18 152 (17.69%) TCP/IP
19 151 (17.58%) Ruby
20 148 (17.23%) Tomcat
20 148 (17.23%) Opscode Chef
21 126 (14.67%) Agile Software Development
21 126 (14.67%) PHP
22 123 (14.32%) DNS
23 118 (13.74%) Shell Script
24 114 (13.27%) Ubuntu
25 107 (12.46%) Oracle
26 106 (12.34%) Firewall
27 102 (11.87%) Solaris
28 92 (10.71%) SQL

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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
1 235 (27.36%) Apache
2 148 (17.23%) Tomcat
3 69 (8.03%) JBoss
4 59 (6.87%) nginx
5 28 (3.26%) IIS
6 25 (2.91%) Apache Solr
7 22 (2.56%) OpenStack
8 16 (1.86%) WebLogic
8 16 (1.86%) CMS
9 14 (1.63%) WebSphere
10 13 (1.51%) WordPress
10 13 (1.51%) Drupal
11 8 (0.93%) Jetty
11 8 (0.93%) Confluence
12 7 (0.81%) Escenic
12 7 (0.81%) MS Exchange
13 6 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
13 6 (0.70%) Node.js
14 5 (0.58%) Alfresco
15 3 (0.35%) SAS
Applications
1 28 (3.26%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.58%) MS Office
3 2 (0.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (0.70%) Fredhopper
2 3 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.23%) Magento
4 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 83 (9.66%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (3.61%) Amazon EC2
3 18 (2.10%) Cloud Computing
3 18 (2.10%) SaaS
4 12 (1.40%) IaaS
5 5 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (0.47%) PaaS
6 4 (0.47%) Joyent
7 3 (0.35%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.23%) Office 365
8 2 (0.23%) Route 53
8 2 (0.23%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.12%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.12%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.12%) AWS Data Pipeline
Communications & Networking
1 152 (17.69%) TCP/IP
2 123 (14.32%) DNS
3 106 (12.34%) Firewall
4 85 (9.90%) SAN
5 66 (7.68%) HTTP
6 53 (6.17%) DHCP
7 51 (5.94%) SSH
8 48 (5.59%) Internet
9 46 (5.36%) SNMP
9 46 (5.36%) LDAP
10 43 (5.01%) NAS
11 41 (4.77%) SSL
12 35 (4.07%) SMTP
13 33 (3.84%) Multicast
14 29 (3.38%) BIG-IP
15 28 (3.26%) FTP
16 27 (3.14%) IPv4
16 27 (3.14%) VPN
17 26 (3.03%) iSCSI
18 23 (2.68%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 231 (26.89%) MySQL
2 35 (4.07%) SQL Server
3 33 (3.84%) PostgreSQL
4 30 (3.49%) Relational Database
5 24 (2.79%) MongoDB
6 23 (2.68%) NoSQL
7 17 (1.98%) Redis
8 15 (1.75%) MariaDB
9 14 (1.63%) Oracle Database
10 10 (1.16%) RDBMS
10 10 (1.16%) DB2
11 9 (1.05%) Big Data
11 9 (1.05%) Hadoop
12 7 (0.81%) HBase
13 6 (0.70%) Amazon Redshift
14 4 (0.47%) Amazon RDS
14 4 (0.47%) Apache Cassandra
14 4 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
14 4 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
15 3 (0.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 60 (6.98%) Jenkins
2 34 (3.96%) Git (software)
3 30 (3.49%) Subversion
4 26 (3.03%) Hudson
5 25 (2.91%) GCC
6 22 (2.56%) JIRA
7 17 (1.98%) Maven
8 15 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 10 (1.16%) Artifactory
10 9 (1.05%) GDB
11 4 (0.47%) Mercurial
11 4 (0.47%) Bazaar
12 3 (0.35%) Gerrit
12 3 (0.35%) Selenium
12 3 (0.35%) Visual Studio
12 3 (0.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 2 (0.23%) Eclipse
13 2 (0.23%) dbdeploy
13 2 (0.23%) VisualVM
14 1 (0.12%) Trac
General
1 172 (20.02%) Finance
2 33 (3.84%) Banking
3 31 (3.61%) Telecoms
4 22 (2.56%) Publishing
5 19 (2.21%) Advertising
6 17 (1.98%) Electronics
7 15 (1.75%) Manufacturing
8 13 (1.51%) Multimedia
9 12 (1.40%) Games
9 12 (1.40%) Financial Institution
10 11 (1.28%) Law
11 10 (1.16%) Investment Banking
12 9 (1.05%) Marketing
13 8 (0.93%) Retail
14 1 (0.12%) German Language
14 1 (0.12%) Legal
14 1 (0.12%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (8.38%) LAMP
2 57 (6.64%) Web Services
3 22 (2.56%) RabbitMQ
4 17 (1.98%) J2EE
5 16 (1.86%) ActiveMQ
6 13 (1.51%) MSMQ
7 12 (1.40%) XML
8 10 (1.16%) .NET
9 9 (1.05%) CSS
10 8 (0.93%) SOAP
10 8 (0.93%) JSON
11 7 (0.81%) Ajax
11 7 (0.81%) Middleware
11 7 (0.81%) WebSphere MQ
12 6 (0.70%) JDBC
12 6 (0.70%) HTML
13 5 (0.58%) Flash
14 4 (0.47%) OpenGL
14 4 (0.47%) YAML
14 4 (0.47%) Direct3D
Miscellaneous
1 79 (9.20%) Open Source
2 48 (5.59%) Hedge funds
3 39 (4.54%) Clustering
3 39 (4.54%) Digital Media
4 37 (4.31%) Embedded Systems
5 36 (4.19%) Computer Science
6 32 (3.73%) Mobile App
7 30 (3.49%) Device Driver
8 28 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
9 19 (2.21%) Replication
10 18 (2.10%) Enterprise Storage
10 18 (2.10%) Visualisation
11 14 (1.63%) Management Information System
12 11 (1.28%) Derivative
13 9 (1.05%) Algorithms
14 8 (0.93%) PKI
15 6 (0.70%) iPad
16 5 (0.58%) DTV
16 5 (0.58%) Streaming Video
16 5 (0.58%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 859 (100.00%) Linux
2 320 (37.25%) UNIX
3 242 (28.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 184 (21.42%) CentOS
5 157 (18.28%) Windows
6 114 (13.27%) Ubuntu
7 102 (11.87%) Solaris
8 87 (10.13%) Debian
9 42 (4.89%) Embedded Linux
10 40 (4.66%) Windows Server 2008
11 23 (2.68%) AIX
12 19 (2.21%) SUSE
13 18 (2.10%) Windows Server 2012
14 17 (1.98%) Fedora
15 16 (1.86%) Windows Server 2003
16 11 (1.28%) HPUX
17 9 (1.05%) VMS
17 9 (1.05%) Oracle Linux
18 7 (0.81%) Mac OS X
19 5 (0.58%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (18.04%) DevOps
2 126 (14.67%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (8.27%) Configuration Management
4 68 (7.92%) ITIL
4 68 (7.92%) Load Balancing
5 57 (6.64%) E-Commerce
6 53 (6.17%) Continuous Integration
7 48 (5.59%) Software Engineering
8 40 (4.66%) Service Delivery
9 39 (4.54%) Capacity Planning
10 35 (4.07%) Performance Tuning
11 32 (3.73%) Project Management
12 29 (3.38%) Change Management
13 26 (3.03%) Problem Management
14 18 (2.10%) Time Management
14 18 (2.10%) Migration
15 15 (1.75%) Incident Management
15 15 (1.75%) Performance Monitoring
16 14 (1.63%) Release Management
16 14 (1.63%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 302 (35.16%) Perl
2 274 (31.90%) Python
3 216 (25.15%) Bash Shell
4 167 (19.44%) Java
5 151 (17.58%) Ruby
6 126 (14.67%) PHP
7 118 (13.74%) Shell Script
8 92 (10.71%) SQL
9 75 (8.73%) C
10 51 (5.94%) C++
11 27 (3.14%) PowerShell
12 25 (2.91%) JavaScript
13 13 (1.51%) Embedded C
14 10 (1.16%) AWK
15 8 (0.93%) Embedded C++
15 8 (0.93%) C#
15 8 (0.93%) sed
16 6 (0.70%) Scala
16 6 (0.70%) Assembly Language
17 5 (0.58%) OCaml
Qualifications
1 83 (9.66%) Degree
2 30 (3.49%) RHCE
3 21 (2.44%) RHCA
4 20 (2.33%) Security Cleared
5 19 (2.21%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (2.10%) SC Cleared
7 16 (1.86%) CCNA
8 15 (1.75%) RHCSA
9 10 (1.16%) DV Cleared
10 9 (1.05%) SCSA
11 5 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.47%) Sun Certification
13 3 (0.35%) CCNP
13 3 (0.35%) HND
14 2 (0.23%) MCSE
14 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
14 2 (0.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 1 (0.12%) MCITP
15 1 (0.12%) CCDE
15 1 (0.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.33%) PCI DSS
2 19 (2.21%) QA
3 14 (1.63%) SLA
4 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.12%) JTAG
System Software
1 166 (19.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 55 (6.40%) vSphere
3 46 (5.36%) KVM
4 39 (4.54%) Xen
5 26 (3.03%) NFS
6 24 (2.79%) Active Directory
7 23 (2.68%) Hyper-V
8 15 (1.75%) Firmware
9 14 (1.63%) VMware ESX
9 14 (1.63%) XenServer
10 12 (1.40%) Squid
10 12 (1.40%) Docker
11 11 (1.28%) LXC
12 10 (1.16%) Varnish
12 10 (1.16%) Samba
13 8 (0.93%) Postfix
13 8 (0.93%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 6 (0.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 6 (0.70%) Veritas File System
15 5 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 255 (29.69%) Puppet
2 148 (17.23%) Opscode Chef
3 91 (10.59%) Nagios
4 45 (5.24%) ZABBIX
5 36 (4.19%) ITRS Geneos
6 31 (3.61%) NetBackup
7 22 (2.56%) Cacti
8 19 (2.21%) Vagrant
9 18 (2.10%) SCOM
10 17 (1.98%) CFEngine
10 17 (1.98%) Salt
11 15 (1.75%) Ansible
12 13 (1.51%) Plesk
13 12 (1.40%) Tivoli
14 11 (1.28%) Zenoss
15 10 (1.16%) Cobbler
16 9 (1.05%) Red Hat Satellite
16 9 (1.05%) Opsview
17 8 (0.93%) Munin
17 8 (0.93%) OpenView
Vendors
1 362 (42.14%) Red Hat
2 221 (25.73%) VMware
3 107 (12.46%) Oracle
4 57 (6.64%) HP
5 48 (5.59%) Cisco
6 39 (4.54%) Reuters
7 37 (4.31%) Microsoft
7 37 (4.31%) Sun
8 30 (3.49%) NetApp
9 26 (3.03%) Citrix
10 25 (2.91%) IBM
11 22 (2.56%) Bloomberg
11 22 (2.56%) Symantec
12 21 (2.44%) Veritas
13 20 (2.33%) hybris
14 15 (1.75%) F5
14 15 (1.75%) Google
14 15 (1.75%) EMC
15 14 (1.63%) Rackspace
16 12 (1.40%) Dell
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Posted: 2 hours ago
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
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Salary: 45,000 - 60,000 + excellent benefits
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Salary: £30000.00 per annum + Plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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