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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 497 475 500
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 437 445 430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.41% 0.44% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.47% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 378 403 384
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -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
100718 95501 103305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.44% 94.50% 95.30%
Number of salaries quoted 83018 80165 88637
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 £26,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -13 192 £55,000 +10.00% 17
South East +3 116 £35,000 -22.22% 12
Yorkshire -11 39 £40,000 +6.66% 7
East of England -69 37 £40,000 -11.11% 6
North West +7 28 £38,000 +26.66% 6
South West -10 17 £32,500 -23.52% 9
East Midlands -5 3 £26,500 -31.16%
North East - 3 £20,000 -
West Midlands -32 2 £30,250 -28.82%
Linux Engineer
UK

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 857 (100.00%) Linux
2 366 (42.71%) Red Hat
3 317 (36.99%) Perl
4 304 (35.47%) UNIX
5 272 (31.74%) Python
6 252 (29.40%) Apache
7 248 (28.94%) Puppet
8 242 (28.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 232 (27.07%) MySQL
10 230 (26.84%) Bash Shell
11 210 (24.50%) CentOS
12 200 (23.34%) VMware
13 169 (19.72%) Java
14 165 (19.25%) Windows
14 165 (19.25%) Finance
15 163 (19.02%) Ruby
16 157 (18.32%) Tomcat
17 153 (17.85%) VMware Infrastructure
18 151 (17.62%) TCP/IP
19 149 (17.39%) Opscode Chef
19 149 (17.39%) DevOps
20 137 (15.99%) DNS
21 136 (15.87%) Ubuntu
22 125 (14.59%) PHP
23 121 (14.12%) Agile Software Development
24 112 (13.07%) Oracle
25 100 (11.67%) Nagios
26 98 (11.44%) Solaris
27 95 (11.09%) C
28 93 (10.85%) Shell Script

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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
1 252 (29.40%) Apache
2 157 (18.32%) Tomcat
3 92 (10.74%) JBoss
4 55 (6.42%) nginx
5 25 (2.92%) IIS
6 22 (2.57%) WebLogic
7 19 (2.22%) OpenStack
8 15 (1.75%) Drupal
9 13 (1.52%) CMS
10 12 (1.40%) WebSphere
11 11 (1.28%) Apache Solr
12 9 (1.05%) Escenic
13 8 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
13 8 (0.93%) Confluence
13 8 (0.93%) Node.js
13 8 (0.93%) Jetty
13 8 (0.93%) WordPress
14 5 (0.58%) MS Exchange
15 4 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
15 4 (0.47%) Alfresco
Applications
1 29 (3.38%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.23%) Fredhopper
2 2 (0.23%) Magento
3 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 71 (8.28%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (3.15%) Amazon EC2
3 23 (2.68%) Cloud Computing
4 20 (2.33%) SaaS
5 14 (1.63%) IaaS
6 11 (1.28%) PaaS
7 9 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (0.70%) Joyent
9 2 (0.23%) Office 365
9 2 (0.23%) Route 53
9 2 (0.23%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.12%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.12%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.12%) AWS Data Pipeline
Communications & Networking
1 151 (17.62%) TCP/IP
2 137 (15.99%) DNS
3 89 (10.39%) Firewall
4 85 (9.92%) SAN
5 62 (7.23%) DHCP
5 62 (7.23%) HTTP
6 59 (6.88%) SNMP
7 54 (6.30%) LDAP
8 51 (5.95%) SSH
9 48 (5.60%) Internet
10 44 (5.13%) NAS
11 42 (4.90%) SSL
12 41 (4.78%) SMTP
13 34 (3.97%) VPN
14 33 (3.85%) Multicast
15 27 (3.15%) FTP
16 26 (3.03%) iSCSI
17 24 (2.80%) WAN
18 23 (2.68%) BIG-IP
18 23 (2.68%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 232 (27.07%) MySQL
2 36 (4.20%) PostgreSQL
3 34 (3.97%) MongoDB
4 33 (3.85%) SQL Server
5 25 (2.92%) Relational Database
6 24 (2.80%) NoSQL
7 21 (2.45%) Oracle Database
8 20 (2.33%) Redis
8 20 (2.33%) Hadoop
9 19 (2.22%) MariaDB
10 13 (1.52%) DB2
11 10 (1.17%) HBase
12 9 (1.05%) RDBMS
13 8 (0.93%) Big Data
14 6 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
15 4 (0.47%) Amazon RDS
15 4 (0.47%) Apache Cassandra
16 3 (0.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 3 (0.35%) Amazon Redshift
17 2 (0.23%) Informix
Development Applications
1 57 (6.65%) Jenkins
2 39 (4.55%) Git (software)
3 31 (3.62%) Subversion
4 29 (3.38%) GCC
5 23 (2.68%) JIRA
5 23 (2.68%) Hudson
6 15 (1.75%) GDB
7 11 (1.28%) Maven
8 9 (1.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (0.47%) Artifactory
9 4 (0.47%) Bazaar
9 4 (0.47%) Mercurial
10 3 (0.35%) Selenium
10 3 (0.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (0.35%) Ant
10 3 (0.35%) Gerrit
11 2 (0.23%) Trac
11 2 (0.23%) VisualVM
11 2 (0.23%) dbdeploy
11 2 (0.23%) Eclipse
General
1 165 (19.25%) Finance
2 32 (3.73%) Banking
3 31 (3.62%) Telecoms
4 23 (2.68%) Publishing
5 20 (2.33%) Advertising
6 14 (1.63%) Multimedia
7 13 (1.52%) Games
8 12 (1.40%) Electronics
8 12 (1.40%) Retail
9 11 (1.28%) Marketing
9 11 (1.28%) Financial Institution
10 10 (1.17%) Law
11 9 (1.05%) Manufacturing
12 6 (0.70%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.47%) Legal
14 3 (0.35%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.35%) Online Betting
15 2 (0.23%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (9.57%) LAMP
2 52 (6.07%) Web Services
3 30 (3.50%) RabbitMQ
4 27 (3.15%) J2EE
5 17 (1.98%) XML
6 15 (1.75%) MSMQ
7 12 (1.40%) ActiveMQ
8 11 (1.28%) CSS
9 10 (1.17%) SOAP
9 10 (1.17%) JSON
10 9 (1.05%) Ajax
10 9 (1.05%) .NET
11 8 (0.93%) Middleware
12 7 (0.82%) WebSphere MQ
13 6 (0.70%) Memcached
13 6 (0.70%) Sphinx
13 6 (0.70%) HTML
14 5 (0.58%) Flash
15 4 (0.47%) Direct3D
15 4 (0.47%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 92 (10.74%) Open Source
2 46 (5.37%) Digital Media
2 46 (5.37%) Hedge funds
3 44 (5.13%) Clustering
4 42 (4.90%) Computer Science
5 41 (4.78%) Embedded Systems
6 33 (3.85%) Mobile App
7 32 (3.73%) Device Driver
8 23 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
9 21 (2.45%) Enterprise Storage
10 18 (2.10%) Visualisation
11 15 (1.75%) Management Information System
12 12 (1.40%) Algorithms
12 12 (1.40%) Replication
13 8 (0.93%) PKI
13 8 (0.93%) Derivative
14 6 (0.70%) Online Games
15 5 (0.58%) CCTV
15 5 (0.58%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 5 (0.58%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 857 (100.00%) Linux
2 304 (35.47%) UNIX
3 242 (28.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 210 (24.50%) CentOS
5 165 (19.25%) Windows
6 136 (15.87%) Ubuntu
7 98 (11.44%) Solaris
8 87 (10.15%) Debian
9 51 (5.95%) Embedded Linux
10 38 (4.43%) Windows Server 2008
11 20 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
11 20 (2.33%) Fedora
12 18 (2.10%) SUSE
13 17 (1.98%) Windows Server 2012
14 16 (1.87%) AIX
15 10 (1.17%) Oracle Linux
15 10 (1.17%) VMS
15 10 (1.17%) HPUX
15 10 (1.17%) Android
16 5 (0.58%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (17.39%) DevOps
2 121 (14.12%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (9.68%) Load Balancing
4 77 (8.98%) ITIL
5 64 (7.47%) Configuration Management
6 62 (7.23%) E-Commerce
7 50 (5.83%) Continuous Integration
8 44 (5.13%) Software Engineering
9 40 (4.67%) Capacity Planning
10 36 (4.20%) Change Management
11 31 (3.62%) Problem Management
12 29 (3.38%) Service Delivery
13 28 (3.27%) Project Management
13 28 (3.27%) Performance Tuning
14 23 (2.68%) Incident Management
15 22 (2.57%) Mentoring
16 18 (2.10%) Performance Monitoring
16 18 (2.10%) Low Latency
17 17 (1.98%) Time Management
18 16 (1.87%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 317 (36.99%) Perl
2 272 (31.74%) Python
3 230 (26.84%) Bash Shell
4 169 (19.72%) Java
5 163 (19.02%) Ruby
6 125 (14.59%) PHP
7 95 (11.09%) C
8 93 (10.85%) Shell Script
9 85 (9.92%) SQL
10 65 (7.58%) C++
11 30 (3.50%) JavaScript
11 30 (3.50%) PowerShell
12 13 (1.52%) Embedded C
12 13 (1.52%) AWK
13 11 (1.28%) C#
13 11 (1.28%) Embedded C++
14 9 (1.05%) sed
15 6 (0.70%) Assembly Language
15 6 (0.70%) Scala
16 4 (0.47%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 85 (9.92%) Degree
2 40 (4.67%) RHCE
3 30 (3.50%) Security Cleared
4 24 (2.80%) SC Cleared
5 23 (2.68%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (2.22%) RHCA
6 19 (2.22%) CCNA
7 16 (1.87%) DV Cleared
8 9 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (0.70%) SCSA
10 4 (0.47%) CCNP
11 3 (0.35%) HND
11 3 (0.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.23%) Sun Certification
12 2 (0.23%) MCSE
12 2 (0.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.12%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.12%) MCITP
13 1 (0.12%) CCDE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (1.75%) SLA
2 14 (1.63%) QA
3 10 (1.17%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.47%) JTAG
5 3 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 153 (17.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (5.37%) KVM
3 41 (4.78%) vSphere
4 37 (4.32%) Xen
5 30 (3.50%) NFS
6 24 (2.80%) Active Directory
6 24 (2.80%) VMware ESX
7 18 (2.10%) Hyper-V
8 15 (1.75%) Firmware
9 13 (1.52%) Squid
10 12 (1.40%) LXC
10 12 (1.40%) XenServer
11 11 (1.28%) Postfix
11 11 (1.28%) Samba
12 9 (1.05%) Docker
13 7 (0.82%) Varnish
14 5 (0.58%) qmail
14 5 (0.58%) RHEV
15 4 (0.47%) XenApp
15 4 (0.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 248 (28.94%) Puppet
2 149 (17.39%) Opscode Chef
3 100 (11.67%) Nagios
4 36 (4.20%) ZABBIX
5 33 (3.85%) ITRS Geneos
6 31 (3.62%) NetBackup
7 22 (2.57%) Vagrant
7 22 (2.57%) CFEngine
8 21 (2.45%) Cacti
9 20 (2.33%) Salt
10 19 (2.22%) Zenoss
10 19 (2.22%) SCOM
11 17 (1.98%) Opsview
12 16 (1.87%) Ansible
13 13 (1.52%) Plesk
14 10 (1.17%) Red Hat Satellite
15 8 (0.93%) YUM
16 7 (0.82%) Tivoli
16 7 (0.82%) Cobbler
16 7 (0.82%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 366 (42.71%) Red Hat
2 200 (23.34%) VMware
3 112 (13.07%) Oracle
4 54 (6.30%) Cisco
5 46 (5.37%) HP
6 38 (4.43%) Reuters
7 37 (4.32%) Microsoft
8 35 (4.08%) Citrix
9 32 (3.73%) Sun
10 31 (3.62%) NetApp
11 23 (2.68%) Symantec
11 23 (2.68%) IBM
12 21 (2.45%) Bloomberg
13 20 (2.33%) Veritas
14 17 (1.98%) Google
14 17 (1.98%) F5
15 14 (1.63%) EMC
16 13 (1.52%) SolarWinds
16 13 (1.52%) Rackspace
17 9 (1.05%) Dell
York, North Yorkshire
Ioko
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Good benefits / Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Central London / West End
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum to £45K + training
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Extensive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + flexi time
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + be - pens, health, shares +
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Esum
Salary: Unspecified £Excellent + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Lewes, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 to £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
IT Connections
Salary: to £26,000 + 20% Shift (£31K)
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 to £45000 per annum - shares, medical, pension, 25 days
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £excellent + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £63000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago