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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 517 506 472
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 383 437 463
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.37% 0.40% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.43% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 341 383 420
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £31,450
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
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
97285 102439 95015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.18% 94.49% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 81970 83640 79578
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -13 185 £52,750 -4.09% 25
South East -63 60 £42,500 +2.27% 6
East of England +22 41 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Yorkshire +10 28 £27,500 -37.14% 1
South West -11 25 £38,000 +1.33% 6
North West -9 23 £38,750 +9.92% 8
West Midlands +4 17 £50,000 +53.84% 2
East Midlands -8 4 £38,750 -13.88% 1
Linux Engineer
UK

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 777 (100.00%) Linux
2 346 (44.53%) Red Hat
3 340 (43.76%) Python
4 324 (41.70%) Puppet
5 258 (33.20%) VMware
6 249 (32.05%) Perl
7 240 (30.89%) Apache
8 235 (30.24%) DevOps
9 233 (29.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 230 (29.60%) Bash Shell
11 225 (28.96%) UNIX
12 216 (27.80%) Opscode Chef
13 189 (24.32%) CentOS
14 181 (23.29%) MySQL
15 161 (20.72%) Windows
16 156 (20.08%) Ruby
17 153 (19.69%) Java
18 147 (18.92%) Configuration Management
19 145 (18.66%) Tomcat
20 143 (18.40%) Oracle
20 143 (18.40%) VMware Infrastructure
21 137 (17.63%) Amazon AWS
22 134 (17.25%) Nagios
23 127 (16.34%) Finance
24 122 (15.70%) TCP/IP
25 117 (15.06%) Ubuntu
25 117 (15.06%) Ansible
26 108 (13.90%) Jenkins
27 106 (13.64%) DNS
28 100 (12.87%) Agile Software Development

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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
1 240 (30.89%) Apache
2 145 (18.66%) Tomcat
3 83 (10.68%) nginx
4 67 (8.62%) OpenStack
5 34 (4.38%) JBoss
6 26 (3.35%) Elasticsearch
7 15 (1.93%) IIS
7 15 (1.93%) CMS
8 14 (1.80%) Drupal
8 14 (1.80%) Confluence
9 13 (1.67%) Moodle
10 12 (1.54%) Apache Solr
11 11 (1.42%) Zope
11 11 (1.42%) Plone
11 11 (1.42%) WebLogic
12 8 (1.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 7 (0.90%) WordPress
14 6 (0.77%) Alfresco
15 5 (0.64%) WebSphere
16 4 (0.51%) Jetty
Applications
1 18 (2.32%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.13%) Magento
2 1 (0.13%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 137 (17.63%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (4.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (2.83%) AWS CloudFormation
4 21 (2.70%) IaaS
5 20 (2.57%) Amazon EC2
5 20 (2.57%) SaaS
5 20 (2.57%) PaaS
6 14 (1.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 13 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
8 11 (1.42%) Amazon S3
9 8 (1.03%) Route 53
10 6 (0.77%) CloudFront
10 6 (0.77%) Office 365
10 6 (0.77%) Joyent
11 5 (0.64%) Amazon SQS
11 5 (0.64%) SoftLayer
12 3 (0.39%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 3 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (0.39%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 122 (15.70%) TCP/IP
2 106 (13.64%) DNS
3 94 (12.10%) Firewall
4 56 (7.21%) SAN
5 52 (6.69%) Internet
6 44 (5.66%) LDAP
7 37 (4.76%) HTTP
8 30 (3.86%) SSL
9 26 (3.35%) SMTP
9 26 (3.35%) VPN
10 22 (2.83%) FTP
11 17 (2.19%) DHCP
11 17 (2.19%) BIG-IP
12 16 (2.06%) Fibre Channel
12 16 (2.06%) VoIP
12 16 (2.06%) SNMP
13 15 (1.93%) VLAN
14 11 (1.42%) Multicast
15 9 (1.16%) NetScaler
15 9 (1.16%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 181 (23.29%) MySQL
2 53 (6.82%) PostgreSQL
3 48 (6.18%) Hadoop
4 46 (5.92%) MongoDB
5 30 (3.86%) HBase
5 30 (3.86%) Redis
6 29 (3.73%) OpenTSDB
7 27 (3.47%) NoSQL
8 25 (3.22%) SQL Server
9 23 (2.96%) Big Data
10 22 (2.83%) Apache Cassandra
11 19 (2.45%) Relational Database
12 11 (1.42%) InfluxDB
12 11 (1.42%) MariaDB
13 8 (1.03%) Oracle BI EE
14 6 (0.77%) RDBMS
14 6 (0.77%) Amazon RDS
14 6 (0.77%) Couchbase
15 5 (0.64%) Oracle Database
16 4 (0.51%) DB2
Development Applications
1 108 (13.90%) Jenkins
2 75 (9.65%) Git (software)
3 39 (5.02%) Subversion
4 31 (3.99%) Maven
5 18 (2.32%) JIRA
6 13 (1.67%) TeamCity
7 10 (1.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 9 (1.16%) Ant
9 8 (1.03%) Selenium
10 6 (0.77%) GCC
11 4 (0.51%) Juju
12 2 (0.26%) GNU Toolchain
12 2 (0.26%) RSpec
13 1 (0.13%) Hudson
13 1 (0.13%) Trac
13 1 (0.13%) Artifactory
13 1 (0.13%) Mercurial
General
1 127 (16.34%) Finance
2 40 (5.15%) Telecoms
3 26 (3.35%) Law
4 23 (2.96%) Marketing
5 20 (2.57%) Games
5 20 (2.57%) Banking
6 19 (2.45%) Electronics
7 18 (2.32%) Online Betting
8 17 (2.19%) Manufacturing
9 16 (2.06%) Retail
10 6 (0.77%) Advertising
10 6 (0.77%) Publishing
10 6 (0.77%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.26%) Front Office
11 2 (0.26%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.13%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (5.66%) Middleware
2 38 (4.89%) LAMP
3 37 (4.76%) Web Services
4 27 (3.47%) CSS
5 26 (3.35%) HTML
6 21 (2.70%) ActiveMQ
7 20 (2.57%) MCollective
8 17 (2.19%) REST
9 15 (1.93%) RabbitMQ
10 14 (1.80%) SOAP
11 13 (1.67%) Servlets
12 12 (1.54%) OAuth
13 11 (1.42%) Rendezvous
13 11 (1.42%) Ruby on Rails
13 11 (1.42%) JMS
14 10 (1.29%) XML
15 9 (1.16%) J2EE
15 9 (1.16%) Oracle Fusion
16 8 (1.03%) WebCenter
17 6 (0.77%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 63 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (7.34%) Data Centre
3 41 (5.28%) Computer Science
4 29 (3.73%) Hedge funds
5 27 (3.47%) Clustering
6 22 (2.83%) Management Information System
6 22 (2.83%) Derivative
7 21 (2.70%) Device Driver
8 13 (1.67%) E-Learning
8 13 (1.67%) Wiki
9 12 (1.54%) Learning Management System
9 12 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (1.42%) DTV
11 10 (1.29%) Embedded Systems
12 8 (1.03%) Replication
13 7 (0.90%) EMC VMAX
14 6 (0.77%) PKI
14 6 (0.77%) Online Games
15 5 (0.64%) EqualLogic
15 5 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 777 (100.00%) Linux
2 233 (29.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 225 (28.96%) UNIX
4 189 (24.32%) CentOS
5 161 (20.72%) Windows
6 117 (15.06%) Ubuntu
7 86 (11.07%) Debian
8 46 (5.92%) Solaris
9 36 (4.63%) Fedora
10 34 (4.38%) Windows Server 2008
11 29 (3.73%) Embedded Linux
12 19 (2.45%) Windows Server 2012
13 18 (2.32%) Oracle Linux
14 16 (2.06%) AIX
15 15 (1.93%) Windows Server 2003
16 13 (1.67%) SUSE
17 7 (0.90%) Amazon Linux
18 3 (0.39%) Windows 8
19 2 (0.26%) SmartOS
19 2 (0.26%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (30.24%) DevOps
2 147 (18.92%) Configuration Management
3 100 (12.87%) Agile Software Development
4 95 (12.23%) ITIL
5 93 (11.97%) E-Commerce
6 91 (11.71%) Open Source
7 84 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
8 51 (6.56%) Software Engineering
9 46 (5.92%) Continuous Delivery
10 37 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
11 35 (4.50%) Load Balancing
12 31 (3.99%) Mentoring
13 28 (3.60%) Service Delivery
14 24 (3.09%) Disaster Recovery
14 24 (3.09%) Security Management
14 24 (3.09%) Incident Management
15 23 (2.96%) Low Latency
16 22 (2.83%) Business Intelligence
17 21 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
18 20 (2.57%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 340 (43.76%) Python
2 249 (32.05%) Perl
3 230 (29.60%) Bash Shell
4 156 (20.08%) Ruby
5 153 (19.69%) Java
6 88 (11.33%) PHP
7 80 (10.30%) Shell Script
8 69 (8.88%) SQL
9 55 (7.08%) C
10 42 (5.41%) C++
11 37 (4.76%) JavaScript
12 29 (3.73%) PowerShell
13 17 (2.19%) Korn
14 16 (2.06%) AWK
15 15 (1.93%) sed
15 15 (1.93%) Go
16 11 (1.42%) Embedded C
17 8 (1.03%) Jython
18 6 (0.77%) Embedded C++
19 4 (0.51%) Scala
Qualifications
1 72 (9.27%) Degree
2 50 (6.44%) RHCE
3 39 (5.02%) Security Cleared
4 23 (2.96%) SC Cleared
5 19 (2.45%) DV Cleared
6 18 (2.32%) RHCSA
7 11 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (1.03%) RHCA
9 6 (0.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (0.77%) CCNP
10 5 (0.64%) CCNA
11 4 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.51%) MCSE
11 4 (0.51%) LPIC
12 2 (0.26%) SCSA
12 2 (0.26%) JNCIA
13 1 (0.13%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.13%) NCDA
13 1 (0.13%) AWS Certification
13 1 (0.13%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.45%) QA
1 19 (2.45%) PCI DSS
2 18 (2.32%) SLA
3 8 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.77%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.39%) JTAG
6 1 (0.13%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 143 (18.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 63 (8.11%) Active Directory
3 42 (5.41%) KVM
4 24 (3.09%) Varnish
5 21 (2.70%) Xen
6 20 (2.57%) Squid
6 20 (2.57%) Docker
7 19 (2.45%) vSphere
8 18 (2.32%) iptables
9 16 (2.06%) VirtualBox
9 16 (2.06%) NFS
10 14 (1.80%) Samba
11 13 (1.67%) Postfix
11 13 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
12 11 (1.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 11 (1.42%) qmail
13 9 (1.16%) VMware ESX
14 7 (0.90%) vCloud
14 7 (0.90%) LXC
15 6 (0.77%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 324 (41.70%) Puppet
2 216 (27.80%) Opscode Chef
3 134 (17.25%) Nagios
4 117 (15.06%) Ansible
5 44 (5.66%) ZABBIX
6 37 (4.76%) Vagrant
7 21 (2.70%) yum
8 18 (2.32%) OpenView
9 16 (2.06%) Salt
9 16 (2.06%) Opsview
9 16 (2.06%) Graphite
10 15 (1.93%) ITRS Geneos
11 14 (1.80%) Cacti
12 12 (1.54%) HAProxy
13 8 (1.03%) Oracle Identity Management
13 8 (1.03%) Zenoss
13 8 (1.03%) Plesk
13 8 (1.03%) cPanel
14 7 (0.90%) Tivoli
14 7 (0.90%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 346 (44.53%) Red Hat
2 258 (33.20%) VMware
3 143 (18.40%) Oracle
4 67 (8.62%) HP
5 59 (7.59%) Cisco
6 39 (5.02%) Microsoft
7 24 (3.09%) IBM
7 24 (3.09%) hybris
8 23 (2.96%) Sun
9 22 (2.83%) F5
9 22 (2.83%) Rackspace
10 21 (2.70%) Splunk
10 21 (2.70%) NetApp
11 14 (1.80%) EMC
11 14 (1.80%) SAP
12 13 (1.67%) Reuters
13 11 (1.42%) TIBCO
13 11 (1.42%) Juniper
14 10 (1.29%) Bloomberg
14 10 (1.29%) Fiorano
Reading, Berkshire
Salt
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Tech
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 13 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum £40,000 Per Annum +Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Adalta Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + on call + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £40k - 60k per year + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £95,000 per annum SALary is approx 60-95k base + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + on call + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits!
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago