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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 496 455 496
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 433 466 437
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.40% 0.47% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.50% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 380 423 377
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,900 £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
100964 94057 104141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.39% 94.25% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82543 79050 89527
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -26 200 £55,000 +10.00% 26
South East +4 120 £38,750 -13.88% 6
North West +1 29 £36,000 +7.46% 3
Yorkshire -35 27 £45,000 +12.50% 8
East of England -90 27 £40,000 -11.11% 9
South West -22 18 £37,500 -11.76% 5
East Midlands 0 5 £45,000 +16.88%
West Midlands -14 5 £32,500 +0.77%
North East - 2 £33,750 -
Linux Engineer
UK

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 858 (100.00%) Linux
2 372 (43.36%) Red Hat
3 323 (37.65%) Perl
4 301 (35.08%) UNIX
5 259 (30.19%) Apache
6 258 (30.07%) Python
7 254 (29.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 246 (28.67%) MySQL
9 237 (27.62%) Puppet
10 226 (26.34%) Bash Shell
11 213 (24.83%) CentOS
12 201 (23.43%) VMware
13 171 (19.93%) Java
14 169 (19.70%) Ruby
15 163 (19.00%) Tomcat
16 159 (18.53%) TCP/IP
17 158 (18.41%) Windows
17 158 (18.41%) Finance
18 157 (18.30%) Ubuntu
19 148 (17.25%) DNS
20 146 (17.02%) VMware Infrastructure
21 144 (16.78%) Opscode Chef
22 143 (16.67%) DevOps
23 125 (14.57%) Agile Software Development
24 123 (14.34%) PHP
25 121 (14.10%) Oracle
26 115 (13.40%) Nagios
27 100 (11.66%) Solaris
28 96 (11.19%) Load Balancing
29 94 (10.96%) Firewall

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 259 (30.19%) Apache
2 163 (19.00%) Tomcat
3 59 (6.88%) nginx
4 25 (2.91%) WebLogic
4 25 (2.91%) IIS
5 19 (2.21%) Drupal
6 17 (1.98%) OpenStack
7 16 (1.86%) CMS
8 12 (1.40%) WebSphere
8 12 (1.40%) Escenic
9 11 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
10 10 (1.17%) Apache Solr
11 8 (0.93%) Jetty
11 8 (0.93%) Node.js
12 7 (0.82%) Confluence
13 6 (0.70%) WordPress
14 4 (0.47%) Alfresco
15 3 (0.35%) SAS
15 3 (0.35%) WebSphere Application Server
16 2 (0.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 31 (3.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.23%) Magento
3 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 55 (6.41%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (3.50%) SaaS
3 24 (2.80%) Amazon EC2
4 19 (2.21%) Cloud Computing
5 16 (1.86%) IaaS
6 13 (1.52%) PaaS
7 8 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (0.82%) Joyent
9 1 (0.12%) Route 53
9 1 (0.12%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.12%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.12%) AWS Data Pipeline
Communications & Networking
1 159 (18.53%) TCP/IP
2 148 (17.25%) DNS
3 94 (10.96%) Firewall
4 85 (9.91%) SAN
5 67 (7.81%) DHCP
6 64 (7.46%) SNMP
7 62 (7.23%) HTTP
8 58 (6.76%) Internet
9 54 (6.29%) LDAP
10 48 (5.59%) NAS
11 46 (5.36%) SSH
11 46 (5.36%) SMTP
12 40 (4.66%) SSL
13 37 (4.31%) VPN
14 27 (3.15%) FTP
14 27 (3.15%) WAN
15 23 (2.68%) LAN
15 23 (2.68%) iSCSI
15 23 (2.68%) Multicast
16 22 (2.56%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 246 (28.67%) MySQL
2 38 (4.43%) PostgreSQL
3 37 (4.31%) MongoDB
4 35 (4.08%) SQL Server
5 32 (3.73%) Oracle Database
6 26 (3.03%) Hadoop
7 25 (2.91%) NoSQL
7 25 (2.91%) Relational Database
8 22 (2.56%) Redis
9 18 (2.10%) MariaDB
10 14 (1.63%) HBase
11 13 (1.52%) DB2
12 11 (1.28%) Big Data
13 8 (0.93%) RDBMS
14 6 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
15 5 (0.58%) Apache Hive
15 5 (0.58%) Mahout
15 5 (0.58%) Impala
16 4 (0.47%) Apache Cassandra
17 3 (0.35%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 53 (6.18%) Jenkins
2 45 (5.24%) Git (software)
3 37 (4.31%) Subversion
4 24 (2.80%) GCC
5 19 (2.21%) Hudson
6 18 (2.10%) JIRA
7 17 (1.98%) GDB
8 8 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (0.82%) Maven
10 5 (0.58%) Mercurial
11 4 (0.47%) Bazaar
12 3 (0.35%) Gerrit
12 3 (0.35%) Ant
13 2 (0.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 2 (0.23%) Eclipse
13 2 (0.23%) Selenium
13 2 (0.23%) TeamCity
13 2 (0.23%) dbdeploy
13 2 (0.23%) Trac
13 2 (0.23%) Artifactory
General
1 158 (18.41%) Finance
2 39 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 30 (3.50%) Banking
4 26 (3.03%) Publishing
5 22 (2.56%) Games
6 21 (2.45%) Advertising
7 19 (2.21%) Retail
8 16 (1.86%) Marketing
9 11 (1.28%) Online Betting
9 11 (1.28%) Multimedia
9 11 (1.28%) Electronics
10 9 (1.05%) Financial Institution
10 9 (1.05%) Law
11 8 (0.93%) Legal
12 6 (0.70%) Manufacturing
12 6 (0.70%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.58%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.35%) Automotive
15 2 (0.23%) Spanish Language
16 1 (0.12%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (10.14%) LAMP
2 42 (4.90%) Web Services
3 32 (3.73%) RabbitMQ
4 30 (3.50%) J2EE
5 17 (1.98%) XML
6 15 (1.75%) MSMQ
7 14 (1.63%) ActiveMQ
8 12 (1.40%) Ajax
9 11 (1.28%) CSS
10 10 (1.17%) SOAP
10 10 (1.17%) JSON
11 9 (1.05%) Sphinx
11 9 (1.05%) Memcached
11 9 (1.05%) .NET
12 7 (0.82%) WebSphere MQ
12 7 (0.82%) Middleware
13 4 (0.47%) YAML
13 4 (0.47%) OpenGL
13 4 (0.47%) Direct3D
14 3 (0.35%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 90 (10.49%) Open Source
2 47 (5.48%) Clustering
3 43 (5.01%) Digital Media
4 39 (4.55%) Computer Science
5 35 (4.08%) Hedge funds
6 34 (3.96%) Mobile App
7 32 (3.73%) Embedded Systems
8 26 (3.03%) Device Driver
9 20 (2.33%) Enterprise Storage
10 19 (2.21%) Management Information System
11 15 (1.75%) Visualisation
12 14 (1.63%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (1.63%) Firmware
12 14 (1.63%) Online Games
13 13 (1.52%) Replication
14 12 (1.40%) Social Media
15 9 (1.05%) Client/Server
16 6 (0.70%) Derivative
17 5 (0.58%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
17 5 (0.58%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 858 (100.00%) Linux
2 301 (35.08%) UNIX
3 254 (29.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 213 (24.83%) CentOS
5 158 (18.41%) Windows
6 157 (18.30%) Ubuntu
7 100 (11.66%) Solaris
8 81 (9.44%) Debian
9 43 (5.01%) Embedded Linux
10 34 (3.96%) Windows Server 2008
11 32 (3.73%) SUSE
12 19 (2.21%) Windows Server 2003
13 17 (1.98%) Fedora
13 17 (1.98%) AIX
14 14 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
15 13 (1.52%) VMS
16 11 (1.28%) Android
16 11 (1.28%) Oracle Linux
17 10 (1.17%) HPUX
18 6 (0.70%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (16.67%) DevOps
2 125 (14.57%) Agile Software Development
3 96 (11.19%) Load Balancing
4 76 (8.86%) ITIL
5 70 (8.16%) Configuration Management
6 68 (7.93%) E-Commerce
7 48 (5.59%) Change Management
8 46 (5.36%) Problem Management
8 46 (5.36%) Continuous Integration
9 44 (5.13%) Software Engineering
10 40 (4.66%) Capacity Planning
11 29 (3.38%) Performance Tuning
11 29 (3.38%) Incident Management
12 28 (3.26%) Mentoring
13 26 (3.03%) Project Management
13 26 (3.03%) Service Delivery
14 22 (2.56%) Performance Monitoring
15 19 (2.21%) Low Latency
16 18 (2.10%) Software Architecture
17 17 (1.98%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 323 (37.65%) Perl
2 258 (30.07%) Python
3 226 (26.34%) Bash Shell
4 171 (19.93%) Java
5 169 (19.70%) Ruby
6 123 (14.34%) PHP
7 90 (10.49%) C
8 77 (8.97%) Shell Script
9 74 (8.62%) SQL
10 66 (7.69%) C++
11 30 (3.50%) JavaScript
12 26 (3.03%) PowerShell
13 15 (1.75%) C#
14 14 (1.63%) Embedded C
14 14 (1.63%) Embedded C++
15 13 (1.52%) AWK
16 9 (1.05%) sed
17 6 (0.70%) Scala
18 5 (0.58%) Assembly Language
19 4 (0.47%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 92 (10.72%) Degree
2 44 (5.13%) RHCE
3 31 (3.61%) Security Cleared
4 24 (2.80%) SC Cleared
5 22 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (2.21%) DV Cleared
7 15 (1.75%) CCNA
8 12 (1.40%) RHCA
9 9 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (0.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (0.47%) SCSA
12 3 (0.35%) HND
12 3 (0.35%) CCNP
13 2 (0.23%) MCSE
13 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
14 1 (0.12%) PhD
14 1 (0.12%) MCP
14 1 (0.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 1 (0.12%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.10%) QA
2 16 (1.86%) SLA
3 10 (1.17%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.47%) JTAG
5 3 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.12%) Solvency II
System Software
1 146 (17.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (4.90%) KVM
3 41 (4.78%) vSphere
4 35 (4.08%) NFS
5 32 (3.73%) VMware ESX
6 30 (3.50%) Xen
7 23 (2.68%) Active Directory
8 20 (2.33%) Hyper-V
9 15 (1.75%) Squid
10 12 (1.40%) Postfix
11 10 (1.17%) Samba
12 8 (0.93%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 7 (0.82%) Varnish
14 6 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
14 6 (0.70%) XenServer
15 5 (0.58%) Docker
15 5 (0.58%) GPFS
15 5 (0.58%) qmail
16 4 (0.47%) RHEV
17 2 (0.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 237 (27.62%) Puppet
2 144 (16.78%) Opscode Chef
3 115 (13.40%) Nagios
4 41 (4.78%) ZABBIX
5 28 (3.26%) NetBackup
6 23 (2.68%) Opsview
7 22 (2.56%) Cacti
7 22 (2.56%) CFEngine
7 22 (2.56%) Zenoss
8 21 (2.45%) ITRS Geneos
8 21 (2.45%) Vagrant
8 21 (2.45%) Salt
9 19 (2.21%) SCOM
10 14 (1.63%) Ansible
11 13 (1.52%) Plesk
12 10 (1.17%) Red Hat Satellite
12 10 (1.17%) Cobbler
12 10 (1.17%) Munin
13 9 (1.05%) Tivoli
14 7 (0.82%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 372 (43.36%) Red Hat
2 201 (23.43%) VMware
3 121 (14.10%) Oracle
4 85 (9.91%) JBoss
5 67 (7.81%) Cisco
6 50 (5.83%) HP
7 37 (4.31%) Microsoft
8 32 (3.73%) NetApp
9 31 (3.61%) Citrix
10 30 (3.50%) Reuters
11 29 (3.38%) Sun
12 26 (3.03%) IBM
13 22 (2.56%) Veritas
14 21 (2.45%) Symantec
15 19 (2.21%) Google
15 19 (2.21%) F5
16 17 (1.98%) Bloomberg
17 14 (1.63%) EMC
18 12 (1.40%) SolarWinds
18 12 (1.40%) Rackspace
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Esum
Salary: Unspecified £Excellent + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
IT Connections
Salary: to £35,000
Posted: 19 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits Package
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £63000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum - Competitive Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Hampshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
QUANTICA
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bens + On Call
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: COMPETITIVE
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago