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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 284 322 342
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 1094 1018 968
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.13% 0.97% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 1.01% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 983 889 786
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,625
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +7.25%
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
93119 101042 107544
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.31% 96.53% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 79018 83306 88027
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016. 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
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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 +56 569 £60,000 +9.09% 75
South East +51 314 £50,000 +14.94% 30
Yorkshire +25 61 £42,500 -5.55% 11
East of England -10 49 £46,250 +5.35% 12
South West -88 36 £41,000 -1.79% 1
North West +13 30 £45,000 +28.57% 12
West Midlands -27 21 £35,000 -22.22% 1
East Midlands +23 14 £37,500 +12.78% 6
Linux Engineer
UK

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 2063 (100.00%) Linux
2 905 (43.87%) Python
3 867 (42.03%) Puppet
4 761 (36.89%) DevOps
5 666 (32.28%) Red Hat
6 586 (28.41%) VMware
7 584 (28.31%) Perl
8 575 (27.87%) Bash Shell
9 547 (26.51%) Opscode Chef
10 532 (25.79%) Windows
11 527 (25.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 493 (23.90%) Amazon AWS
13 479 (23.22%) Agile Software Development
14 477 (23.12%) Unix
15 473 (22.93%) Ansible
16 442 (21.43%) MySQL
17 395 (19.15%) Configuration Management
18 394 (19.10%) Apache
19 370 (17.94%) Ruby
20 363 (17.60%) Java
21 361 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
22 353 (17.11%) VMware Infrastructure
23 345 (16.72%) Jenkins
24 334 (16.19%) Finance
25 333 (16.14%) Firewall
26 316 (15.32%) CentOS
27 310 (15.03%) Cisco
28 292 (14.15%) Tomcat
29 279 (13.52%) Nagios
30 278 (13.48%) LAMP

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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
1 394 (19.10%) Apache
2 292 (14.15%) Tomcat
3 150 (7.27%) OpenStack
4 130 (6.30%) nginx
5 116 (5.62%) JBoss
6 82 (3.97%) IIS
7 56 (2.71%) WebSphere
8 53 (2.57%) WebLogic
9 51 (2.47%) Node.js
10 49 (2.38%) Confluence
11 43 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
12 31 (1.50%) CloudStack
13 22 (1.07%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 20 (0.97%) Drupal
14 20 (0.97%) MS Exchange
15 19 (0.92%) WebSphere Application Server
16 17 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
17 12 (0.58%) Apache Spark
17 12 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
17 12 (0.58%) SharePoint
Applications
1 53 (2.57%) MS Excel
2 21 (1.02%) MS Office
3 1 (0.048%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.048%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.048%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 10 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.29%) Magento
2 6 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.048%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.048%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 493 (23.90%) Amazon AWS
2 88 (4.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 76 (3.68%) SaaS
4 53 (2.57%) Amazon EC2
5 48 (2.33%) Amazon S3
6 42 (2.04%) PaaS
7 36 (1.75%) IaaS
8 34 (1.65%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 32 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
10 23 (1.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 20 (0.97%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 17 (0.82%) OpenShift
13 13 (0.63%) GitHub
14 11 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
15 8 (0.39%) Heroku
15 8 (0.39%) Route 53
16 7 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
17 4 (0.19%) SoftLayer
18 3 (0.15%) Sumo Logic
19 2 (0.097%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 333 (16.14%) Firewall
2 272 (13.18%) DNS
3 220 (10.66%) TCP/IP
4 215 (10.42%) SAN
5 121 (5.87%) LDAP
6 81 (3.93%) HTTP
7 78 (3.78%) LAN
8 76 (3.68%) VPN
9 67 (3.25%) VoIP
9 67 (3.25%) WAN
10 61 (2.96%) DHCP
11 60 (2.91%) Network Security
12 58 (2.81%) VLAN
13 56 (2.71%) Cisco Nexus
14 54 (2.62%) Internet
15 51 (2.47%) NAS
16 48 (2.33%) SSL
17 41 (1.99%) BGP
18 33 (1.60%) iSCSI
18 33 (1.60%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 442 (21.43%) MySQL
2 162 (7.85%) MongoDB
3 124 (6.01%) SQL Server
4 80 (3.88%) Redis
5 74 (3.59%) Big Data
6 67 (3.25%) NoSQL
7 62 (3.01%) PostgreSQL
8 54 (2.62%) Apache Cassandra
9 51 (2.47%) Relational Database
10 48 (2.33%) Hadoop
11 33 (1.60%) Oracle Database
12 27 (1.31%) Amazon RDS
13 25 (1.21%) RDBMS
14 18 (0.87%) Couchbase
15 14 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
16 10 (0.48%) CouchDB
16 10 (0.48%) Riak
17 9 (0.44%) OpenTSDB
17 9 (0.44%) SimpleDB
18 8 (0.39%) HBase
Development Applications
1 345 (16.72%) Jenkins
2 261 (12.65%) Git (software)
3 100 (4.85%) JIRA
4 92 (4.46%) TeamCity
5 82 (3.97%) Subversion
6 76 (3.68%) Vagrant
7 70 (3.39%) Maven
8 30 (1.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 30 (1.45%) Hudson
9 28 (1.36%) Ant
10 27 (1.31%) Sonatype Nexus
11 16 (0.78%) Gradle
12 12 (0.58%) FishEye
13 11 (0.53%) GCC
13 11 (0.53%) Travis CI
14 9 (0.44%) GDB
14 9 (0.44%) GitLab
14 9 (0.44%) JConsole
14 9 (0.44%) Selenium
15 8 (0.39%) Eclipse
General
1 334 (16.19%) Finance
2 138 (6.69%) Telecoms
3 87 (4.22%) Law
4 76 (3.68%) Banking
5 69 (3.34%) Games
6 57 (2.76%) Electronics
7 40 (1.94%) Marketing
8 32 (1.55%) Manufacturing
9 27 (1.31%) Publishing
10 26 (1.26%) Retail
11 22 (1.07%) Financial Institution
12 17 (0.82%) Advertising
13 14 (0.68%) Front Office
14 13 (0.63%) German Language
15 11 (0.53%) Back Office
15 11 (0.53%) French Language
16 9 (0.44%) Automotive
16 9 (0.44%) Online Betting
17 7 (0.34%) Brand Awareness
18 5 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 278 (13.48%) LAMP
2 150 (7.27%) Web Services
3 65 (3.15%) .NET
4 63 (3.05%) LEMP Stack
5 58 (2.81%) CSS
6 53 (2.57%) HTML
7 47 (2.28%) RabbitMQ
8 42 (2.04%) XML
9 37 (1.79%) Middleware
10 34 (1.65%) JSON
11 33 (1.60%) ActiveMQ
12 22 (1.07%) Qt
12 22 (1.07%) STL
13 21 (1.02%) ELK Stack
13 21 (1.02%) LAPP Stack
14 20 (0.97%) REST
15 19 (0.92%) MCollective
16 17 (0.82%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 17 (0.82%) Ruby on Rails
17 16 (0.78%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 175 (8.48%) Data Centre
2 95 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
3 93 (4.51%) Computer Science
4 87 (4.22%) Clustering
5 62 (3.01%) Hedge funds
6 56 (2.71%) EMC VNX
7 42 (2.04%) Mathematics
8 34 (1.65%) Management Information System
9 32 (1.55%) Fintech
10 30 (1.45%) Derivative
11 28 (1.36%) Digital Media
11 28 (1.36%) Enterprise Storage
12 25 (1.21%) User Experience
13 24 (1.16%) Physics
13 24 (1.16%) Private Cloud
14 23 (1.11%) Replication
15 22 (1.07%) Public Cloud
16 20 (0.97%) iPad
17 18 (0.87%) Embedded Systems
18 16 (0.78%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 2063 (100.00%) Linux
2 532 (25.79%) Windows
3 527 (25.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 477 (23.12%) Unix
5 316 (15.32%) CentOS
6 210 (10.18%) Windows Server
7 182 (8.82%) Ubuntu
8 110 (5.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 104 (5.04%) Solaris
10 97 (4.70%) Debian
11 77 (3.73%) Windows Server 2012
12 48 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
13 42 (2.04%) SUSE
14 36 (1.75%) Embedded Linux
15 30 (1.45%) Android
16 28 (1.36%) AIX
16 28 (1.36%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 25 (1.21%) Mac OS X
18 22 (1.07%) Fedora
19 20 (0.97%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 761 (36.89%) DevOps
2 479 (23.22%) Agile Software Development
3 395 (19.15%) Configuration Management
4 361 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
5 221 (10.71%) ITIL
6 212 (10.28%) Open Source
7 208 (10.08%) High Availability
8 173 (8.39%) Software Engineering
9 169 (8.19%) Load Balancing
10 142 (6.88%) E-Commerce
11 104 (5.04%) Scrum
12 98 (4.75%) Continuous Improvement
13 88 (4.27%) Continuous Delivery
14 86 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
15 83 (4.02%) Incident Management
16 76 (3.68%) Mentoring
17 67 (3.25%) Disaster Recovery
18 65 (3.15%) Capacity Planning
19 61 (2.96%) Service Management
20 60 (2.91%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 905 (43.87%) Python
2 584 (28.31%) Perl
3 575 (27.87%) Bash Shell
4 370 (17.94%) Ruby
5 363 (17.60%) Java
6 239 (11.59%) SQL
7 211 (10.23%) PHP
8 200 (9.69%) C++
9 150 (7.27%) Shell Script
10 127 (6.16%) PowerShell
11 105 (5.09%) C
12 88 (4.27%) JavaScript
13 45 (2.18%) Korn
14 41 (1.99%) C#
15 29 (1.41%) Bourne shell
16 18 (0.87%) AWK
16 18 (0.87%) Embedded C
17 17 (0.82%) sed
18 13 (0.63%) Embedded C++
19 11 (0.53%) Scala
Qualifications
1 205 (9.94%) Degree
2 93 (4.51%) Cisco Certification
3 71 (3.44%) CCNP
4 66 (3.20%) RHCE
5 60 (2.91%) CCNA
6 55 (2.67%) Security Cleared
7 51 (2.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 37 (1.79%) RHCSA
9 32 (1.55%) SC Cleared
10 18 (0.87%) CCIE
11 12 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
11 12 (0.58%) RHCT
12 10 (0.48%) CCDE
12 10 (0.48%) CCSP
13 8 (0.39%) DV Cleared
13 8 (0.39%) EMC Certification
13 8 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (0.29%) CTC Cleared
14 6 (0.29%) MCITP
15 5 (0.24%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (3.64%) QA
2 46 (2.23%) SLA
3 28 (1.36%) PCI DSS
4 16 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.48%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.19%) PA-DSS
6 4 (0.19%) RMADS
6 4 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.097%) DICOM
7 2 (0.097%) HL7
8 1 (0.048%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.048%) MiFID
8 1 (0.048%) SAS 70
8 1 (0.048%) SDET
System Software
1 353 (17.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 251 (12.17%) Docker
3 124 (6.01%) Active Directory
4 107 (5.19%) VMware ESXi
5 106 (5.14%) vSphere
6 100 (4.85%) NFS
7 92 (4.46%) KVM
8 86 (4.17%) Xen
9 65 (3.15%) Hyper-V
10 44 (2.13%) Squid
11 38 (1.84%) VMware ESX
12 33 (1.60%) Firmware
13 30 (1.45%) XenServer
14 27 (1.31%) iptables
15 25 (1.21%) Oracle RAC
16 23 (1.11%) VirtualBox
16 23 (1.11%) XenApp
17 21 (1.02%) Varnish
18 18 (0.87%) Postfix
19 17 (0.82%) LXC
Systems Management
1 867 (42.03%) Puppet
2 547 (26.51%) Opscode Chef
3 473 (22.93%) Ansible
4 279 (13.52%) Nagios
5 194 (9.40%) Salt
6 71 (3.44%) ZABBIX
7 61 (2.96%) CFEngine
8 48 (2.33%) Graphite
9 42 (2.04%) Cobbler
10 29 (1.41%) Red Hat Satellite
11 28 (1.36%) logstash
12 27 (1.31%) Tivoli
13 26 (1.26%) HAProxy
14 25 (1.21%) Cacti
15 23 (1.11%) Terraform
15 23 (1.11%) yum
16 20 (0.97%) vMotion
17 17 (0.82%) Kubernetes
17 17 (0.82%) OpenAM
17 17 (0.82%) Packer
Vendors
1 666 (32.28%) Red Hat
2 586 (28.41%) VMware
3 310 (15.03%) Cisco
4 213 (10.32%) Oracle
5 151 (7.32%) HP
6 144 (6.98%) Microsoft
7 75 (3.64%) EMC
8 65 (3.15%) Juniper
9 63 (3.05%) Citrix
9 63 (3.05%) F5
10 58 (2.81%) NetApp
11 57 (2.76%) Splunk
12 42 (2.04%) IBM
13 35 (1.70%) Rackspace
14 34 (1.65%) Google
15 33 (1.60%) Symantec
16 32 (1.55%) Dell
16 32 (1.55%) Sun
17 30 (1.45%) CheckPoint
18 27 (1.31%) AppDynamics
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum
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Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + Flexi Time, Pension, Etc.
Posted: Yesterday
Lincolnshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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North London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £37000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + 16% Bonus
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £18,000 to £26,000 per annum with additional shift allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 25 days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Westbourne Technology
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Network Compucare Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
NTT Com Security
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Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: Good Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Good Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Hook, Hampshire
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + 10% Pension
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