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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 536 531 473
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -58
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 389 417 469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.38% 0.37% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.39% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 355 355 425
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,550 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -10.11%
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
97407 105944 97156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.54% 94.50% 94.54%
Number of salaries quoted 81361 87724 81693
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +34 181 £55,000 +10.00% 25
South East -9 82 £42,500 - 12
South West -1 45 £40,000 +6.66% 4
East of England +15 37 £43,900 +6.42% 4
North West +4 18 £35,000 - 5
Yorkshire -3 16 £27,500 -25.67% 2
West Midlands -12 10 £48,000 +20.00% 1
Linux Engineer
UK

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 827 (100.00%) Linux
2 387 (46.80%) Red Hat
3 318 (38.45%) Python
4 299 (36.15%) Puppet
5 268 (32.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 267 (32.29%) VMware
7 265 (32.04%) Perl
8 260 (31.44%) Apache
8 260 (31.44%) UNIX
9 251 (30.35%) DevOps
10 232 (28.05%) Opscode Chef
11 228 (27.57%) Bash Shell
12 196 (23.70%) Windows
13 195 (23.58%) MySQL
14 182 (22.01%) CentOS
15 172 (20.80%) Oracle
16 164 (19.83%) Tomcat
17 153 (18.50%) VMware Infrastructure
18 142 (17.17%) Java
19 140 (16.93%) Ruby
20 139 (16.81%) Nagios
21 136 (16.44%) Configuration Management
22 135 (16.32%) Amazon AWS
23 134 (16.20%) Finance
24 128 (15.48%) TCP/IP
25 124 (14.99%) Ubuntu
26 117 (14.15%) Firewall
26 117 (14.15%) PHP
27 112 (13.54%) DNS
28 101 (12.21%) Shell Script

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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
1 260 (31.44%) Apache
2 164 (19.83%) Tomcat
3 81 (9.79%) nginx
4 57 (6.89%) JBoss
5 55 (6.65%) OpenStack
6 26 (3.14%) Confluence
7 19 (2.30%) IIS
8 18 (2.18%) CMS
9 17 (2.06%) Elasticsearch
10 16 (1.93%) Zope
10 16 (1.93%) Plone
11 13 (1.57%) Moodle
11 13 (1.57%) Drupal
12 11 (1.33%) Apache Solr
13 8 (0.97%) WordPress
14 7 (0.85%) Alfresco
14 7 (0.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 6 (0.73%) MS Exchange
15 6 (0.73%) WebLogic
15 6 (0.73%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 32 (3.87%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.36%) MS Office
3 1 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (1.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.24%) Magento
3 1 (0.12%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 135 (16.32%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (5.08%) PaaS
3 38 (4.59%) Amazon EC2
4 35 (4.23%) IaaS
5 34 (4.11%) SaaS
6 25 (3.02%) Amazon S3
7 19 (2.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 18 (2.18%) Microsoft Azure
9 14 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
10 13 (1.57%) AWS CloudFormation
10 13 (1.57%) Amazon SQS
10 13 (1.57%) Office 365
11 10 (1.21%) Amazon ELB
11 10 (1.21%) SoftLayer
12 6 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
12 6 (0.73%) Heroku
12 6 (0.73%) Engine Yard
12 6 (0.73%) Joyent
13 4 (0.48%) Google Drive
14 3 (0.36%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 128 (15.48%) TCP/IP
2 117 (14.15%) Firewall
3 112 (13.54%) DNS
4 69 (8.34%) SAN
5 50 (6.05%) LDAP
6 45 (5.44%) HTTP
7 40 (4.84%) SSL
8 33 (3.99%) Internet
9 32 (3.87%) FTP
10 29 (3.51%) VPN
11 21 (2.54%) SMTP
11 21 (2.54%) VoIP
12 18 (2.18%) DHCP
13 14 (1.69%) HTTPS
13 14 (1.69%) Fibre Channel
14 13 (1.57%) BIG-IP
14 13 (1.57%) VLAN
14 13 (1.57%) Network Security
14 13 (1.57%) PBX
14 13 (1.57%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 195 (23.58%) MySQL
2 50 (6.05%) Hadoop
3 47 (5.68%) PostgreSQL
4 44 (5.32%) MongoDB
5 41 (4.96%) SQL Server
6 35 (4.23%) NoSQL
7 30 (3.63%) Apache Cassandra
8 29 (3.51%) Redis
9 25 (3.02%) Relational Database
10 24 (2.90%) Big Data
11 21 (2.54%) HBase
12 17 (2.06%) Amazon RDS
13 16 (1.93%) OpenTSDB
14 14 (1.69%) RDBMS
15 11 (1.33%) Oracle BI EE
15 11 (1.33%) MariaDB
16 9 (1.09%) Couchbase
17 8 (0.97%) InfluxDB
18 7 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
19 6 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 96 (11.61%) Jenkins
2 69 (8.34%) Git (software)
3 49 (5.93%) Subversion
4 31 (3.75%) JIRA
5 17 (2.06%) Maven
6 13 (1.57%) TeamCity
7 9 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 8 (0.97%) Selenium
9 5 (0.60%) Mercurial
10 4 (0.48%) Hudson
10 4 (0.48%) GNU Toolchain
10 4 (0.48%) GCC
10 4 (0.48%) Juju
11 2 (0.24%) FishEye
11 2 (0.24%) Gerrit
11 2 (0.24%) RSpec
11 2 (0.24%) Ant
12 1 (0.12%) JUnit
12 1 (0.12%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.12%) Gradle
General
1 134 (16.20%) Finance
2 33 (3.99%) Law
2 33 (3.99%) Telecoms
3 27 (3.26%) Banking
4 23 (2.78%) Marketing
4 23 (2.78%) Electronics
5 22 (2.66%) Games
6 20 (2.42%) Manufacturing
7 17 (2.06%) Retail
8 8 (0.97%) Advertising
8 8 (0.97%) Publishing
8 8 (0.97%) Online Betting
9 6 (0.73%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.36%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.24%) Front Office
12 1 (0.12%) Billing
12 1 (0.12%) Mandarin Language
12 1 (0.12%) Cantonese Language
12 1 (0.12%) French Language
12 1 (0.12%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (6.77%) Web Services
2 36 (4.35%) Middleware
3 35 (4.23%) LAMP
4 28 (3.39%) HTML
5 27 (3.26%) ActiveMQ
6 26 (3.14%) MCollective
7 24 (2.90%) CSS
8 16 (1.93%) XML
9 15 (1.81%) Servlets
10 12 (1.45%) OAuth
10 12 (1.45%) Oracle Fusion
10 12 (1.45%) REST
11 11 (1.33%) WebCenter
12 9 (1.09%) RabbitMQ
13 8 (0.97%) JSON
13 8 (0.97%) Rendezvous
13 8 (0.97%) SOAP
13 8 (0.97%) J2EE
13 8 (0.97%) JMS
13 8 (0.97%) JMX
Miscellaneous
1 66 (7.98%) Data Centre
2 51 (6.17%) Clustering
3 46 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 43 (5.20%) Computer Science
5 30 (3.63%) Hedge funds
5 30 (3.63%) Device Driver
6 22 (2.66%) Management Information System
7 21 (2.54%) Derivative
8 20 (2.42%) Wiki
9 16 (1.93%) E-Learning
9 16 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
10 13 (1.57%) DTV
11 12 (1.45%) Learning Management System
12 10 (1.21%) Embedded Systems
12 10 (1.21%) IPTV
13 9 (1.09%) Replication
14 8 (0.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 8 (0.97%) EMC VMAX
15 7 (0.85%) Public Cloud
15 7 (0.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 827 (100.00%) Linux
2 268 (32.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 260 (31.44%) UNIX
4 196 (23.70%) Windows
5 182 (22.01%) CentOS
6 124 (14.99%) Ubuntu
7 76 (9.19%) Debian
8 71 (8.59%) Solaris
9 51 (6.17%) Windows Server 2008
10 31 (3.75%) Fedora
11 26 (3.14%) Windows Server 2003
11 26 (3.14%) Windows Server 2012
12 24 (2.90%) Embedded Linux
13 23 (2.78%) AIX
14 19 (2.30%) Oracle Linux
15 15 (1.81%) Amazon Linux
15 15 (1.81%) SUSE
16 8 (0.97%) Android
16 8 (0.97%) Windows 8
16 8 (0.97%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 251 (30.35%) DevOps
2 136 (16.44%) Configuration Management
3 92 (11.12%) Agile Software Development
4 90 (10.88%) ITIL
5 87 (10.52%) Open Source
6 77 (9.31%) Continuous Integration
7 74 (8.95%) E-Commerce
8 57 (6.89%) Performance Tuning
9 53 (6.41%) Load Balancing
10 46 (5.56%) Service Delivery
11 45 (5.44%) Software Engineering
12 43 (5.20%) Mentoring
13 33 (3.99%) Low Latency
14 30 (3.63%) Continuous Delivery
14 30 (3.63%) Project Management
15 28 (3.39%) Incident Management
16 26 (3.14%) Business Intelligence
16 26 (3.14%) Capacity Planning
16 26 (3.14%) Change Control
17 25 (3.02%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 318 (38.45%) Python
2 265 (32.04%) Perl
3 228 (27.57%) Bash Shell
4 142 (17.17%) Java
5 140 (16.93%) Ruby
6 117 (14.15%) PHP
7 101 (12.21%) Shell Script
8 89 (10.76%) SQL
9 63 (7.62%) C
10 50 (6.05%) C++
11 37 (4.47%) JavaScript
12 21 (2.54%) PowerShell
13 18 (2.18%) Korn
14 14 (1.69%) AWK
15 11 (1.33%) Jython
15 11 (1.33%) Embedded C
16 9 (1.09%) sed
16 9 (1.09%) Go
17 7 (0.85%) Embedded C++
18 5 (0.60%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 77 (9.31%) Degree
2 70 (8.46%) RHCE
3 63 (7.62%) Security Cleared
4 44 (5.32%) SC Cleared
5 38 (4.59%) DV Cleared
6 20 (2.42%) RHCSA
7 13 (1.57%) RHCA
8 12 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (1.33%) LPIC
10 8 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (0.85%) JNCIA
11 7 (0.85%) Sun Certification
11 7 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (0.85%) SCSA
11 7 (0.85%) CCNA
12 4 (0.48%) CCNP
12 4 (0.48%) CTC Cleared
13 3 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (0.36%) MCP
13 3 (0.36%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.14%) PCI DSS
2 20 (2.42%) QA
3 15 (1.81%) SLA
4 11 (1.33%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.12%) PMBOK
System Software
1 153 (18.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 66 (7.98%) Active Directory
3 38 (4.59%) KVM
4 28 (3.39%) VMware ESX
5 27 (3.26%) Varnish
6 26 (3.14%) vSphere
7 24 (2.90%) VirtualBox
8 22 (2.66%) Xen
8 22 (2.66%) Samba
9 20 (2.42%) Docker
10 16 (1.93%) NFS
11 14 (1.69%) Squid
11 14 (1.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 13 (1.57%) iptables
13 12 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
14 11 (1.33%) Postfix
15 8 (0.97%) qmail
15 8 (0.97%) LXC
16 7 (0.85%) Firmware
17 6 (0.73%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 299 (36.15%) Puppet
2 232 (28.05%) Opscode Chef
3 139 (16.81%) Nagios
4 84 (10.16%) Ansible
5 46 (5.56%) Vagrant
6 39 (4.72%) ZABBIX
7 23 (2.78%) Salt
8 17 (2.06%) ITRS Geneos
9 16 (1.93%) logstash
10 14 (1.69%) Opsview
10 14 (1.69%) cPanel
10 14 (1.69%) Plesk
11 12 (1.45%) Cacti
12 11 (1.33%) Tivoli
12 11 (1.33%) Oracle Identity Management
12 11 (1.33%) CFEngine
12 11 (1.33%) Red Hat Satellite
12 11 (1.33%) HAProxy
12 11 (1.33%) Graphite
13 10 (1.21%) yum
Vendors
1 387 (46.80%) Red Hat
2 267 (32.29%) VMware
3 172 (20.80%) Oracle
4 82 (9.92%) HP
5 74 (8.95%) Cisco
6 48 (5.80%) Microsoft
7 37 (4.47%) Sun
8 32 (3.87%) IBM
9 25 (3.02%) hybris
10 23 (2.78%) Rackspace
10 23 (2.78%) EMC
11 18 (2.18%) Splunk
12 17 (2.06%) AppDynamics
13 16 (1.93%) SAP
13 16 (1.93%) Google
14 13 (1.57%) Symantec
15 12 (1.45%) Reuters
15 12 (1.45%) Bloomberg
16 11 (1.33%) NetApp
16 11 (1.33%) Akamai
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Flex-Time
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55 - £60 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Lambeth, London
PTS Resourcing (UK) Ltd
Salary: Benefits, overtime and on call
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £30-35,000 + Good Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £80000.00 - £120000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens +oncall
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: £41,300 to £46,500
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + good pension, 36 days holdiday
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £55k + discretionary bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Career Progression
Posted: 5 days ago