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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 501 492 485
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 419 415 444
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.40% 0.41% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.44% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 344 329 391
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
98061 95266 102493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.68% 94.72% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82304 78117 89013
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -14 198 £55,000 +4.76% 18
South East -4 107 £40,000 -15.78% 15
Yorkshire +6 45 £45,000 +28.57% 4
East of England -50 24 £47,500 +11.76% 3
South West +8 22 £37,500 -21.05% 5
North West -8 20 £32,500 +1.56% 2
North East - 2 £20,000 -
East Midlands +15 1 - -
West Midlands -25 1 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Linux Engineer
UK

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 847 (100.00%) Linux
2 363 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 325 (38.37%) UNIX
4 288 (34.00%) Perl
5 275 (32.47%) Python
6 256 (30.22%) Puppet
7 238 (28.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 234 (27.63%) VMware
9 233 (27.51%) Apache
10 225 (26.56%) MySQL
11 193 (22.79%) Bash Shell
12 175 (20.66%) CentOS
13 168 (19.83%) VMware Infrastructure
14 162 (19.13%) Finance
15 158 (18.65%) Windows
16 152 (17.95%) DevOps
17 150 (17.71%) Opscode Chef
18 141 (16.65%) Java
19 135 (15.94%) Shell Script
20 133 (15.70%) PHP
21 132 (15.58%) Ruby
22 124 (14.64%) Tomcat
22 124 (14.64%) TCP/IP
23 116 (13.70%) Agile Software Development
24 109 (12.87%) DNS
25 101 (11.92%) Firewall
26 96 (11.33%) Oracle
26 96 (11.33%) Ubuntu
27 93 (10.98%) Solaris
28 91 (10.74%) SQL

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 233 (27.51%) Apache
2 124 (14.64%) Tomcat
3 69 (8.15%) nginx
4 55 (6.49%) JBoss
5 37 (4.37%) IIS
6 28 (3.31%) Apache Solr
7 25 (2.95%) OpenStack
8 16 (1.89%) WordPress
8 16 (1.89%) CMS
9 13 (1.53%) WebSphere
10 12 (1.42%) Drupal
11 9 (1.06%) WebLogic
12 8 (0.94%) MS Exchange
12 8 (0.94%) Alfresco
13 7 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
14 5 (0.59%) Jetty
15 3 (0.35%) Escenic
16 2 (0.24%) ColdFusion
16 2 (0.24%) Joomla!
16 2 (0.24%) MQSeries
Applications
1 29 (3.42%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.59%) MS Office
3 2 (0.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (0.71%) Fredhopper
2 2 (0.24%) Magento
2 2 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 79 (9.33%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (3.42%) Amazon EC2
3 24 (2.83%) IaaS
4 19 (2.24%) SaaS
5 13 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (1.30%) PaaS
7 7 (0.83%) OpenShift
8 6 (0.71%) Amazon S3
9 5 (0.59%) Amazon SQS
9 5 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (0.59%) Joyent
10 4 (0.47%) Amazon ELB
10 4 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
11 2 (0.24%) Office 365
11 2 (0.24%) Route 53
12 1 (0.12%) Amazon EMR
12 1 (0.12%) AWS Data Pipeline
12 1 (0.12%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 124 (14.64%) TCP/IP
2 109 (12.87%) DNS
3 101 (11.92%) Firewall
4 75 (8.85%) SAN
5 55 (6.49%) HTTP
6 43 (5.08%) SSH
7 41 (4.84%) LDAP
7 41 (4.84%) Internet
8 40 (4.72%) DHCP
9 39 (4.60%) SSL
10 33 (3.90%) NAS
11 32 (3.78%) SNMP
12 31 (3.66%) FTP
12 31 (3.66%) Multicast
13 29 (3.42%) VPN
14 28 (3.31%) SMTP
15 25 (2.95%) BIG-IP
15 25 (2.95%) iSCSI
16 22 (2.60%) IPv4
17 18 (2.13%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 225 (26.56%) MySQL
2 45 (5.31%) SQL Server
3 28 (3.31%) PostgreSQL
4 26 (3.07%) Relational Database
5 17 (2.01%) NoSQL
6 16 (1.89%) MongoDB
6 16 (1.89%) Redis
7 12 (1.42%) Oracle Database
8 11 (1.30%) RDBMS
9 10 (1.18%) Big Data
9 10 (1.18%) MariaDB
10 8 (0.94%) Amazon RDS
10 8 (0.94%) DB2
11 7 (0.83%) Hadoop
12 5 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (0.47%) Apache Cassandra
13 4 (0.47%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 53 (6.26%) Jenkins
2 30 (3.54%) Subversion
2 30 (3.54%) Git (software)
3 24 (2.83%) Hudson
3 24 (2.83%) GCC
4 17 (2.01%) Maven
5 12 (1.42%) JIRA
5 12 (1.42%) Artifactory
6 10 (1.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (0.94%) GDB
8 7 (0.83%) Mercurial
9 4 (0.47%) Bazaar
10 3 (0.35%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.35%) Visual Studio
10 3 (0.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (0.35%) Gerrit
11 2 (0.24%) VisualVM
12 1 (0.12%) Trac
12 1 (0.12%) CMake
12 1 (0.12%) MSI
General
1 162 (19.13%) Finance
2 35 (4.13%) Banking
3 31 (3.66%) Telecoms
4 16 (1.89%) Electronics
4 16 (1.89%) Publishing
4 16 (1.89%) Games
5 15 (1.77%) Advertising
6 14 (1.65%) Manufacturing
7 13 (1.53%) Multimedia
8 12 (1.42%) Financial Institution
9 11 (1.30%) Law
10 10 (1.18%) Investment Banking
11 9 (1.06%) Marketing
11 9 (1.06%) Retail
12 3 (0.35%) German Language
13 1 (0.12%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (7.79%) LAMP
2 55 (6.49%) Web Services
3 23 (2.72%) ActiveMQ
4 16 (1.89%) RabbitMQ
5 12 (1.42%) .NET
6 10 (1.18%) XML
7 9 (1.06%) CSS
8 8 (0.94%) J2EE
8 8 (0.94%) MSMQ
8 8 (0.94%) JSON
9 7 (0.83%) HTML
9 7 (0.83%) WebSphere MQ
10 6 (0.71%) JDBC
10 6 (0.71%) Middleware
11 5 (0.59%) Flash
12 3 (0.35%) SOAP
12 3 (0.35%) Ajax
12 3 (0.35%) CherryPy
12 3 (0.35%) Java EE
12 3 (0.35%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 79 (9.33%) Open Source
2 46 (5.43%) Hedge funds
3 36 (4.25%) Clustering
3 36 (4.25%) Embedded Systems
4 31 (3.66%) Computer Science
5 29 (3.42%) Device Driver
6 27 (3.19%) Digital Media
7 25 (2.95%) Mobile App
8 24 (2.83%) Analytical Skills
9 23 (2.72%) Replication
10 15 (1.77%) Management Information System
10 15 (1.77%) Visualisation
11 14 (1.65%) Derivative
12 12 (1.42%) Enterprise Storage
13 9 (1.06%) PKI
14 8 (0.94%) Algorithms
15 6 (0.71%) iPad
16 5 (0.59%) BBC
17 4 (0.47%) DTV
17 4 (0.47%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 847 (100.00%) Linux
2 325 (38.37%) UNIX
3 238 (28.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 175 (20.66%) CentOS
5 158 (18.65%) Windows
6 96 (11.33%) Ubuntu
7 93 (10.98%) Solaris
8 78 (9.21%) Debian
9 40 (4.72%) Windows Server 2008
10 36 (4.25%) Embedded Linux
11 23 (2.72%) AIX
12 22 (2.60%) SUSE
13 20 (2.36%) Windows Server 2012
14 17 (2.01%) Fedora
15 12 (1.42%) HPUX
15 12 (1.42%) Oracle Linux
16 9 (1.06%) Android
16 9 (1.06%) Mac OS X
16 9 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
17 7 (0.83%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (17.95%) DevOps
2 116 (13.70%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (8.15%) Configuration Management
4 64 (7.56%) ITIL
5 58 (6.85%) Load Balancing
6 53 (6.26%) E-Commerce
7 48 (5.67%) Continuous Integration
8 45 (5.31%) Service Delivery
9 44 (5.19%) Software Engineering
10 37 (4.37%) Capacity Planning
11 35 (4.13%) Performance Tuning
12 34 (4.01%) Project Management
13 24 (2.83%) Problem Management
14 22 (2.60%) Change Management
14 22 (2.60%) Migration
15 17 (2.01%) Time Management
16 13 (1.53%) Incident Management
16 13 (1.53%) Service Management
16 13 (1.53%) B2C
17 12 (1.42%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 288 (34.00%) Perl
2 275 (32.47%) Python
3 193 (22.79%) Bash Shell
4 141 (16.65%) Java
5 135 (15.94%) Shell Script
6 133 (15.70%) PHP
7 132 (15.58%) Ruby
8 91 (10.74%) SQL
9 68 (8.03%) C
10 51 (6.02%) C++
11 28 (3.31%) PowerShell
12 16 (1.89%) JavaScript
13 11 (1.30%) Embedded C
14 6 (0.71%) Embedded C++
14 6 (0.71%) Assembly Language
14 6 (0.71%) AWK
14 6 (0.71%) OCaml
15 4 (0.47%) Lisp
15 4 (0.47%) Haskell
15 4 (0.47%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 76 (8.97%) Degree
2 33 (3.90%) RHCE
3 24 (2.83%) RHCA
4 23 (2.72%) Security Cleared
5 20 (2.36%) SC Cleared
6 19 (2.24%) RHCSA
7 18 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (1.89%) CCNA
9 11 (1.30%) SCSA
9 11 (1.30%) DV Cleared
10 7 (0.83%) Sun Certification
11 5 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.24%) CCNP
12 2 (0.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.24%) MCSE
13 1 (0.12%) CCIE
13 1 (0.12%) CCSP
13 1 (0.12%) MCP
13 1 (0.12%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (2.72%) PCI DSS
2 18 (2.13%) QA
3 16 (1.89%) SLA
4 2 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.12%) JTAG
System Software
1 168 (19.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 55 (6.49%) vSphere
3 50 (5.90%) KVM
4 39 (4.60%) Xen
5 26 (3.07%) Hyper-V
5 26 (3.07%) NFS
6 19 (2.24%) Active Directory
7 17 (2.01%) VMware ESX
8 14 (1.65%) Firmware
9 13 (1.53%) XenServer
10 12 (1.42%) Docker
11 11 (1.30%) Squid
11 11 (1.30%) LXC
12 9 (1.06%) Varnish
12 9 (1.06%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 8 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
14 7 (0.83%) Samba
14 7 (0.83%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 7 (0.83%) Veritas File System
14 7 (0.83%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 256 (30.22%) Puppet
2 150 (17.71%) Opscode Chef
3 80 (9.45%) Nagios
4 42 (4.96%) ZABBIX
5 36 (4.25%) ITRS Geneos
6 33 (3.90%) NetBackup
7 25 (2.95%) cPanel
8 23 (2.72%) Plesk
9 21 (2.48%) Vagrant
10 18 (2.13%) Cacti
11 17 (2.01%) Webmin
12 15 (1.77%) CFEngine
13 14 (1.65%) Ansible
13 14 (1.65%) SCOM
13 14 (1.65%) Salt
14 13 (1.53%) Red Hat Satellite
15 11 (1.30%) Tivoli
15 11 (1.30%) logstash
16 9 (1.06%) Zenoss
16 9 (1.06%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 363 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 234 (27.63%) VMware
3 96 (11.33%) Oracle
4 64 (7.56%) HP
5 50 (5.90%) Cisco
6 44 (5.19%) Microsoft
7 39 (4.60%) Sun
7 39 (4.60%) Reuters
8 28 (3.31%) IBM
9 24 (2.83%) NetApp
10 23 (2.72%) Symantec
11 22 (2.60%) Bloomberg
11 22 (2.60%) Veritas
12 20 (2.36%) hybris
13 19 (2.24%) Citrix
14 14 (1.65%) Dell
15 13 (1.53%) EMC
15 13 (1.53%) Rackspace
16 12 (1.42%) F5
17 11 (1.30%) Google
Chippenham, Wiltshire
FT Select
Salary: From £33,000 to £37,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60k - 80k per year
Posted: 21 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: £NaN.NaN per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 21 hours ago
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 23 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Bonus, Package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Esum
Salary: Unspecified £70k - £75k + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent career development
Posted: 6 days ago