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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 547 516 461
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -55
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 363 434 467
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.36% 0.40% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.42% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 329 368 424
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -7.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -10.11%
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
96460 103322 95939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.34% 94.48% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 80662 85110 80222
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,375
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -15 171 £52,500 - 36
South East -43 70 £42,500 - 12
South West +5 39 £40,000 +6.66% 4
East of England +17 35 £43,900 +9.75% 11
Yorkshire -1 19 £27,500 -38.88% 4
North West -6 17 £35,000 - 4
West Midlands -10 11 £40,000 - 2
East Midlands -1 1 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Linux Engineer
UK

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 818 (100.00%) Linux
2 389 (47.56%) Red Hat
3 329 (40.22%) Python
4 318 (38.88%) Puppet
5 277 (33.86%) VMware
6 264 (32.27%) Perl
7 257 (31.42%) Apache
7 257 (31.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 250 (30.56%) UNIX
9 247 (30.20%) DevOps
10 231 (28.24%) Opscode Chef
10 231 (28.24%) Bash Shell
11 194 (23.72%) Windows
11 194 (23.72%) MySQL
12 187 (22.86%) CentOS
13 174 (21.27%) Tomcat
14 170 (20.78%) Oracle
15 155 (18.95%) VMware Infrastructure
16 153 (18.70%) Java
17 151 (18.46%) Ruby
18 138 (16.87%) TCP/IP
18 138 (16.87%) Configuration Management
19 137 (16.75%) Nagios
20 130 (15.89%) Amazon AWS
21 128 (15.65%) Finance
22 122 (14.91%) Ubuntu
23 114 (13.94%) Firewall
24 111 (13.57%) DNS
25 104 (12.71%) PHP
26 100 (12.22%) ITIL

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 257 (31.42%) Apache
2 174 (21.27%) Tomcat
3 78 (9.54%) nginx
4 57 (6.97%) OpenStack
5 50 (6.11%) JBoss
6 21 (2.57%) Confluence
6 21 (2.57%) Elasticsearch
7 16 (1.96%) CMS
8 15 (1.83%) Zope
8 15 (1.83%) Plone
9 14 (1.71%) IIS
9 14 (1.71%) Drupal
10 13 (1.59%) Apache Solr
10 13 (1.59%) Moodle
11 9 (1.10%) WebLogic
12 7 (0.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 7 (0.86%) WordPress
13 6 (0.73%) Alfresco
13 6 (0.73%) WebSphere
14 5 (0.61%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 25 (3.06%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.37%) MS Office
3 1 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (1.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.12%) Magento
2 1 (0.12%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 130 (15.89%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (4.52%) PaaS
3 34 (4.16%) SaaS
4 30 (3.67%) IaaS
5 25 (3.06%) Amazon EC2
5 25 (3.06%) Microsoft Azure
6 18 (2.20%) Amazon S3
7 16 (1.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 15 (1.83%) AWS CloudFormation
9 14 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
10 11 (1.34%) Office 365
11 8 (0.98%) SoftLayer
12 7 (0.86%) Amazon SQS
13 5 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
14 4 (0.49%) Amazon ELB
14 4 (0.49%) Heroku
14 4 (0.49%) Engine Yard
15 3 (0.37%) CloudFront
15 3 (0.37%) Joyent
15 3 (0.37%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 138 (16.87%) TCP/IP
2 114 (13.94%) Firewall
3 111 (13.57%) DNS
4 71 (8.68%) SAN
5 50 (6.11%) LDAP
6 44 (5.38%) Internet
7 43 (5.26%) HTTP
8 33 (4.03%) SSL
9 29 (3.55%) FTP
10 28 (3.42%) VPN
11 24 (2.93%) SMTP
12 20 (2.44%) VoIP
13 19 (2.32%) DHCP
14 18 (2.20%) BIG-IP
15 17 (2.08%) Fibre Channel
16 14 (1.71%) VLAN
16 14 (1.71%) NAS
16 14 (1.71%) SNMP
17 13 (1.59%) Network Security
18 12 (1.47%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 194 (23.72%) MySQL
2 53 (6.48%) Hadoop
3 51 (6.23%) PostgreSQL
4 49 (5.99%) MongoDB
5 30 (3.67%) NoSQL
6 28 (3.42%) SQL Server
7 27 (3.30%) Relational Database
8 26 (3.18%) Apache Cassandra
9 25 (3.06%) HBase
10 24 (2.93%) Redis
11 22 (2.69%) Big Data
12 20 (2.44%) OpenTSDB
13 14 (1.71%) RDBMS
14 12 (1.47%) Oracle BI EE
15 11 (1.34%) MariaDB
16 10 (1.22%) Couchbase
16 10 (1.22%) Amazon RDS
17 8 (0.98%) InfluxDB
18 6 (0.73%) Oracle Database
19 4 (0.49%) DB2
Development Applications
1 95 (11.61%) Jenkins
2 73 (8.92%) Git (software)
3 44 (5.38%) Subversion
4 24 (2.93%) JIRA
5 21 (2.57%) Maven
6 14 (1.71%) TeamCity
7 9 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 8 (0.98%) Selenium
9 5 (0.61%) GCC
10 4 (0.49%) Hudson
10 4 (0.49%) Juju
11 3 (0.37%) Mercurial
12 2 (0.24%) RSpec
12 2 (0.24%) Ant
12 2 (0.24%) Gerrit
12 2 (0.24%) GNU Toolchain
13 1 (0.12%) Gradle
13 1 (0.12%) Artifactory
13 1 (0.12%) Trac
General
1 128 (15.65%) Finance
2 35 (4.28%) Telecoms
3 31 (3.79%) Law
4 24 (2.93%) Electronics
4 24 (2.93%) Banking
5 23 (2.81%) Marketing
6 22 (2.69%) Manufacturing
7 19 (2.32%) Games
8 16 (1.96%) Retail
9 12 (1.47%) Online Betting
10 9 (1.10%) Publishing
11 7 (0.86%) Advertising
11 7 (0.86%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.37%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.24%) Front Office
14 1 (0.12%) Billing
14 1 (0.12%) Mandarin Language
14 1 (0.12%) Cantonese Language
14 1 (0.12%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (5.87%) Web Services
2 38 (4.65%) Middleware
3 35 (4.28%) LAMP
4 28 (3.42%) HTML
5 25 (3.06%) MCollective
6 24 (2.93%) CSS
7 23 (2.81%) ActiveMQ
8 17 (2.08%) REST
9 14 (1.71%) XML
9 14 (1.71%) Servlets
10 13 (1.59%) Oracle Fusion
11 12 (1.47%) SOAP
11 12 (1.47%) OAuth
11 12 (1.47%) WebCenter
12 9 (1.10%) RabbitMQ
13 8 (0.98%) Rendezvous
13 8 (0.98%) J2EE
13 8 (0.98%) JMS
14 7 (0.86%) Ruby on Rails
14 7 (0.86%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 64 (7.82%) Data Centre
2 52 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
3 46 (5.62%) Computer Science
4 38 (4.65%) Clustering
5 33 (4.03%) Hedge funds
6 27 (3.30%) Device Driver
7 23 (2.81%) Management Information System
8 21 (2.57%) Derivative
9 18 (2.20%) Wiki
10 16 (1.96%) E-Learning
10 16 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
11 13 (1.59%) DTV
12 12 (1.47%) Learning Management System
13 10 (1.22%) Embedded Systems
14 9 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 8 (0.98%) IPTV
16 7 (0.86%) EMC VMAX
17 6 (0.73%) Streaming Video
17 6 (0.73%) Replication
17 6 (0.73%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 818 (100.00%) Linux
2 257 (31.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 250 (30.56%) UNIX
4 194 (23.72%) Windows
5 187 (22.86%) CentOS
6 122 (14.91%) Ubuntu
7 85 (10.39%) Debian
8 63 (7.70%) Solaris
9 42 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
10 33 (4.03%) Fedora
11 25 (3.06%) Embedded Linux
12 24 (2.93%) Windows Server 2012
13 22 (2.69%) Windows Server 2003
14 20 (2.44%) AIX
15 18 (2.20%) Oracle Linux
16 12 (1.47%) SUSE
17 10 (1.22%) Amazon Linux
18 7 (0.86%) Windows 7
18 7 (0.86%) Windows 8
19 4 (0.49%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 247 (30.20%) DevOps
2 138 (16.87%) Configuration Management
3 100 (12.22%) ITIL
4 97 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
5 89 (10.88%) Open Source
6 81 (9.90%) E-Commerce
6 81 (9.90%) Continuous Integration
7 50 (6.11%) Performance Tuning
8 46 (5.62%) Software Engineering
8 46 (5.62%) Load Balancing
9 42 (5.13%) Service Delivery
10 39 (4.77%) Mentoring
11 34 (4.16%) Continuous Delivery
12 31 (3.79%) Low Latency
13 28 (3.42%) Change Control
13 28 (3.42%) Business Intelligence
14 26 (3.18%) Disaster Recovery
15 24 (2.93%) Server Building
16 23 (2.81%) Capacity Planning
16 23 (2.81%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 329 (40.22%) Python
2 264 (32.27%) Perl
3 231 (28.24%) Bash Shell
4 153 (18.70%) Java
5 151 (18.46%) Ruby
6 104 (12.71%) PHP
7 89 (10.88%) Shell Script
8 78 (9.54%) SQL
9 57 (6.97%) C
10 47 (5.75%) C++
11 35 (4.28%) JavaScript
12 26 (3.18%) PowerShell
13 18 (2.20%) Korn
14 17 (2.08%) AWK
15 13 (1.59%) sed
15 13 (1.59%) Go
16 12 (1.47%) Jython
17 10 (1.22%) Embedded C
18 6 (0.73%) Embedded C++
19 4 (0.49%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 74 (9.05%) Degree
2 65 (7.95%) RHCE
3 51 (6.23%) Security Cleared
4 35 (4.28%) SC Cleared
5 31 (3.79%) DV Cleared
6 20 (2.44%) RHCSA
7 14 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (1.10%) RHCA
8 9 (1.10%) LPIC
9 8 (0.98%) CCNA
10 7 (0.86%) JNCIA
11 6 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (0.73%) CCNP
12 4 (0.49%) MCSE
12 4 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (0.37%) Sun Certification
13 3 (0.37%) SCSA
14 2 (0.24%) CTC Cleared
15 1 (0.12%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.18%) PCI DSS
2 23 (2.81%) QA
3 16 (1.96%) SLA
4 10 (1.22%) ISO 9001
5 9 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.12%) PMBOK
System Software
1 155 (18.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 69 (8.44%) Active Directory
3 35 (4.28%) KVM
4 25 (3.06%) Varnish
5 24 (2.93%) VirtualBox
5 24 (2.93%) Xen
6 23 (2.81%) vSphere
7 21 (2.57%) Docker
8 20 (2.44%) VMware ESX
9 19 (2.32%) NFS
9 19 (2.32%) Samba
10 17 (2.08%) Squid
10 17 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
11 16 (1.96%) iptables
12 15 (1.83%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 12 (1.47%) Postfix
14 10 (1.22%) qmail
15 9 (1.10%) LXC
16 8 (0.98%) Firmware
17 4 (0.49%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 318 (38.88%) Puppet
2 231 (28.24%) Opscode Chef
3 137 (16.75%) Nagios
4 100 (12.22%) Ansible
5 44 (5.38%) Vagrant
6 42 (5.13%) ZABBIX
7 19 (2.32%) Salt
8 18 (2.20%) Opsview
9 16 (1.96%) ITRS Geneos
10 15 (1.83%) yum
11 13 (1.59%) OpenView
12 12 (1.47%) Cacti
12 12 (1.47%) Oracle Identity Management
12 12 (1.47%) HAProxy
13 11 (1.34%) CFEngine
14 10 (1.22%) Graphite
15 9 (1.10%) Red Hat Satellite
16 8 (0.98%) Cobbler
16 8 (0.98%) Plesk
16 8 (0.98%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 389 (47.56%) Red Hat
2 277 (33.86%) VMware
3 170 (20.78%) Oracle
4 76 (9.29%) HP
5 72 (8.80%) Cisco
6 44 (5.38%) Microsoft
7 30 (3.67%) Sun
8 27 (3.30%) IBM
9 25 (3.06%) hybris
10 21 (2.57%) Rackspace
11 19 (2.32%) Splunk
12 18 (2.20%) SAP
13 17 (2.08%) EMC
14 16 (1.96%) F5
15 15 (1.83%) AppDynamics
16 14 (1.71%) NetApp
16 14 (1.71%) Google
17 12 (1.47%) Reuters
17 12 (1.47%) Bloomberg
17 12 (1.47%) Juniper
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: £41,300 to £46,500
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
South East London
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum excellent salary, 20% bonus, full be
Posted: 23 hours ago
West London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Career Progression
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, Warwickshire
James Chase Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £95,000 per annum SALary is approx 60-95k base + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Allied Worldwide
Salary: Competitive plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + benefits and 20% bonus.
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £40k - 55k per year + excellent bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Life Ins
Posted: 4 days ago