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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 490 486 505
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 388 415 423
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.40% 0.43% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.45% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 321 304 364
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,800 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
92117 91934 99163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.57% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 77310 75065 85756
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% 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 29 January 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 29 January 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 -36 185 £55,000 +4.76% 27
South East -19 106 £45,000 -10.00% 14
Yorkshire -9 28 £50,000 +42.85% 6
South West +1 26 £37,500 -6.25% 7
North West -2 20 £32,500 - 4
East of England -20 17 £55,000 +29.41% 15
West Midlands -7 4 £37,500 +66.66% 3
East Midlands +13 3 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Linux Engineer
UK

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 823 (100.00%) Linux
2 358 (43.50%) Red Hat
3 312 (37.91%) UNIX
4 287 (34.87%) Perl
5 284 (34.51%) Python
6 249 (30.26%) Puppet
7 244 (29.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 239 (29.04%) VMware
9 231 (28.07%) Apache
10 210 (25.52%) MySQL
11 188 (22.84%) Bash Shell
12 169 (20.53%) CentOS
13 165 (20.05%) VMware Infrastructure
14 160 (19.44%) Windows
15 159 (19.32%) Finance
16 156 (18.96%) DevOps
17 148 (17.98%) Opscode Chef
18 142 (17.25%) Shell Script
19 140 (17.01%) PHP
20 123 (14.95%) Java
21 119 (14.46%) Ruby
22 114 (13.85%) Tomcat
23 106 (12.88%) TCP/IP
24 101 (12.27%) Firewall
25 99 (12.03%) SQL
26 95 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
27 94 (11.42%) DNS
28 93 (11.30%) Oracle
29 91 (11.06%) Nagios
30 85 (10.33%) Amazon AWS

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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
1 231 (28.07%) Apache
2 114 (13.85%) Tomcat
3 67 (8.14%) nginx
4 47 (5.71%) JBoss
5 40 (4.86%) IIS
6 35 (4.25%) OpenStack
7 28 (3.40%) Apache Solr
8 15 (1.82%) WordPress
9 14 (1.70%) CMS
10 12 (1.46%) WebSphere
11 9 (1.09%) MS Exchange
12 8 (0.97%) Drupal
12 8 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
13 7 (0.85%) Alfresco
14 6 (0.73%) Confluence
15 5 (0.61%) Jetty
16 4 (0.49%) WebLogic
17 3 (0.36%) Node.js
18 2 (0.24%) ColdFusion
18 2 (0.24%) Joomla!
Applications
1 33 (4.01%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.61%) MS Office
3 2 (0.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (0.73%) Fredhopper
2 3 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.36%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 85 (10.33%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (4.37%) Amazon EC2
3 31 (3.77%) IaaS
4 18 (2.19%) SaaS
5 16 (1.94%) PaaS
6 13 (1.58%) Amazon S3
7 12 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
8 11 (1.34%) Amazon SQS
9 10 (1.22%) Amazon ELB
10 8 (0.97%) OpenShift
11 6 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
12 5 (0.61%) Joyent
13 4 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
13 4 (0.49%) Office 365
14 2 (0.24%) Heroku
14 2 (0.24%) Engine Yard
14 2 (0.24%) SoftLayer
15 1 (0.12%) AWS Data Pipeline
15 1 (0.12%) Amazon EMR
15 1 (0.12%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 106 (12.88%) TCP/IP
2 101 (12.27%) Firewall
3 94 (11.42%) DNS
4 74 (8.99%) SAN
5 46 (5.59%) HTTP
6 36 (4.37%) LDAP
7 35 (4.25%) SSL
8 32 (3.89%) Internet
9 31 (3.77%) Multicast
9 31 (3.77%) FTP
10 28 (3.40%) SSH
10 28 (3.40%) DHCP
11 25 (3.04%) VPN
12 24 (2.92%) NAS
13 22 (2.67%) SMTP
14 19 (2.31%) iSCSI
14 19 (2.31%) BIG-IP
15 17 (2.07%) SNMP
16 15 (1.82%) IPv4
17 14 (1.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 210 (25.52%) MySQL
2 56 (6.80%) SQL Server
3 32 (3.89%) PostgreSQL
4 23 (2.79%) Relational Database
5 20 (2.43%) Redis
6 18 (2.19%) NoSQL
7 14 (1.70%) Amazon RDS
8 13 (1.58%) MongoDB
9 12 (1.46%) RDBMS
10 10 (1.22%) Big Data
11 8 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
12 7 (0.85%) Oracle Database
13 6 (0.73%) Hadoop
14 5 (0.61%) MariaDB
15 4 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
15 4 (0.49%) DB2
15 4 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
15 4 (0.49%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 52 (6.32%) Jenkins
2 32 (3.89%) Subversion
3 31 (3.77%) Git (software)
4 20 (2.43%) Hudson
5 19 (2.31%) Maven
6 18 (2.19%) GCC
7 15 (1.82%) JIRA
8 12 (1.46%) Artifactory
9 10 (1.22%) Mercurial
9 10 (1.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (0.49%) Bazaar
11 3 (0.36%) GDB
11 3 (0.36%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.36%) Visual Studio
11 3 (0.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 2 (0.24%) Ant
12 2 (0.24%) JUnit
12 2 (0.24%) GNU Toolchain
12 2 (0.24%) FishEye
12 2 (0.24%) VisualVM
General
1 159 (19.32%) Finance
2 36 (4.37%) Banking
3 32 (3.89%) Telecoms
4 19 (2.31%) Games
5 17 (2.07%) Electronics
6 15 (1.82%) Manufacturing
7 12 (1.46%) Financial Institution
8 11 (1.34%) Advertising
8 11 (1.34%) Publishing
9 10 (1.22%) Investment Banking
9 10 (1.22%) Retail
9 10 (1.22%) Multimedia
10 9 (1.09%) Law
11 8 (0.97%) Marketing
12 3 (0.36%) German Language
13 1 (0.12%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (7.53%) Web Services
2 54 (6.56%) LAMP
3 26 (3.16%) ActiveMQ
4 11 (1.34%) .NET
5 10 (1.22%) XML
6 9 (1.09%) RabbitMQ
6 9 (1.09%) HTML
7 7 (0.85%) JSON
7 7 (0.85%) WebSphere MQ
8 6 (0.73%) CSS
8 6 (0.73%) JDBC
9 5 (0.61%) Flash
10 4 (0.49%) J2EE
10 4 (0.49%) CherryPy
11 3 (0.36%) Kafka
11 3 (0.36%) Django
11 3 (0.36%) Middleware
11 3 (0.36%) MSMQ
12 2 (0.24%) POSIX
12 2 (0.24%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 81 (9.84%) Open Source
2 43 (5.22%) Hedge funds
3 39 (4.74%) Clustering
4 32 (3.89%) Embedded Systems
5 28 (3.40%) Device Driver
5 28 (3.40%) Analytical Skills
6 26 (3.16%) Replication
7 25 (3.04%) Computer Science
8 18 (2.19%) Mobile App
9 17 (2.07%) Derivative
10 16 (1.94%) Management Information System
10 16 (1.94%) Digital Media
11 13 (1.58%) Enterprise Storage
12 11 (1.34%) Visualisation
13 7 (0.85%) iPad
14 6 (0.73%) DTV
14 6 (0.73%) PKI
15 5 (0.61%) Mathematics
16 4 (0.49%) E-Learning
16 4 (0.49%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 823 (100.00%) Linux
2 312 (37.91%) UNIX
3 244 (29.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 169 (20.53%) CentOS
5 160 (19.44%) Windows
6 85 (10.33%) Solaris
7 77 (9.36%) Ubuntu
8 64 (7.78%) Debian
9 44 (5.35%) Windows Server 2008
10 27 (3.28%) Embedded Linux
11 26 (3.16%) SUSE
12 23 (2.79%) AIX
12 23 (2.79%) Windows Server 2012
13 15 (1.82%) Oracle Linux
13 15 (1.82%) HPUX
14 14 (1.70%) Fedora
15 13 (1.58%) Amazon Linux
16 10 (1.22%) Mac OS X
16 10 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
16 10 (1.22%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (18.96%) DevOps
2 95 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (8.99%) Configuration Management
4 61 (7.41%) ITIL
5 53 (6.44%) Load Balancing
6 49 (5.95%) Continuous Integration
7 48 (5.83%) Service Delivery
8 41 (4.98%) Performance Tuning
8 41 (4.98%) E-Commerce
9 40 (4.86%) Project Management
10 37 (4.50%) Software Engineering
11 34 (4.13%) Capacity Planning
12 25 (3.04%) Migration
13 18 (2.19%) Incident Management
14 17 (2.07%) Disaster Recovery
15 16 (1.94%) Time Management
16 15 (1.82%) Technical Analysis
16 15 (1.82%) Software Testing
16 15 (1.82%) Service Management
17 14 (1.70%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 287 (34.87%) Perl
2 284 (34.51%) Python
3 188 (22.84%) Bash Shell
4 142 (17.25%) Shell Script
5 140 (17.01%) PHP
6 123 (14.95%) Java
7 119 (14.46%) Ruby
8 99 (12.03%) SQL
9 64 (7.78%) C
10 46 (5.59%) C++
11 25 (3.04%) PowerShell
12 13 (1.58%) JavaScript
13 7 (0.85%) Embedded C
13 7 (0.85%) Assembly Language
14 6 (0.73%) OCaml
15 4 (0.49%) Lisp
15 4 (0.49%) Scala
15 4 (0.49%) Haskell
15 4 (0.49%) Erlang
16 3 (0.36%) Korn
Qualifications
1 69 (8.38%) Degree
2 37 (4.50%) Security Cleared
3 34 (4.13%) RHCE
4 29 (3.52%) SC Cleared
5 26 (3.16%) RHCA
6 17 (2.07%) RHCSA
6 17 (2.07%) DV Cleared
7 15 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (1.70%) SCSA
9 13 (1.58%) CCNA
10 12 (1.46%) Sun Certification
11 3 (0.36%) LPIC
11 3 (0.36%) MCP
11 3 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.24%) CCNP
12 2 (0.24%) MCSE
12 2 (0.24%) CTC Cleared
12 2 (0.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.12%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.40%) PCI DSS
2 18 (2.19%) QA
3 12 (1.46%) SLA
4 3 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 165 (20.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 56 (6.80%) vSphere
3 45 (5.47%) KVM
4 38 (4.62%) Xen
5 28 (3.40%) Hyper-V
6 22 (2.67%) Active Directory
7 21 (2.55%) VMware ESX
8 20 (2.43%) NFS
9 13 (1.58%) XenServer
10 12 (1.46%) Docker
11 11 (1.34%) Varnish
11 11 (1.34%) LXC
12 10 (1.22%) Firmware
12 10 (1.22%) Samba
12 10 (1.22%) Squid
12 10 (1.22%) Apache Flume
13 8 (0.97%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 8 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
14 7 (0.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 7 (0.85%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 249 (30.26%) Puppet
2 148 (17.98%) Opscode Chef
3 91 (11.06%) Nagios
4 40 (4.86%) ZABBIX
5 34 (4.13%) ITRS Geneos
6 33 (4.01%) NetBackup
7 28 (3.40%) cPanel
8 26 (3.16%) Plesk
9 22 (2.67%) Vagrant
9 22 (2.67%) Webmin
10 21 (2.55%) logstash
11 16 (1.94%) Red Hat Satellite
12 14 (1.70%) Cacti
12 14 (1.70%) Ansible
13 12 (1.46%) Tivoli
13 12 (1.46%) Salt
14 11 (1.34%) Cobbler
15 10 (1.22%) Graylog2
16 9 (1.09%) SCOM
17 8 (0.97%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 358 (43.50%) Red Hat
2 239 (29.04%) VMware
3 93 (11.30%) Oracle
4 75 (9.11%) HP
5 58 (7.05%) Cisco
6 52 (6.32%) Microsoft
7 37 (4.50%) Sun
8 35 (4.25%) Reuters
9 30 (3.65%) IBM
10 29 (3.52%) Symantec
11 24 (2.92%) NetApp
12 22 (2.67%) hybris
13 20 (2.43%) Bloomberg
13 20 (2.43%) Veritas
14 15 (1.82%) Dell
14 15 (1.82%) EMC
15 14 (1.70%) Citrix
16 11 (1.34%) SolarWinds
17 10 (1.22%) Rackspace
18 8 (0.97%) Google
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 37,000 - 45,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum up to £40k plus bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
Andover, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bens + on Call + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Middlesex
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Cyber Team
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000 + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Optimus Search
Salary: £25000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus/share options/ relocation
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Esum
Salary: Unspecified £70k - £75k + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago