The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Linux Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Linux Engineer
Rank 820 806 799
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Engineer 58 95 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.056% 0.086% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.091% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 54 73 46
Average salary £60,000 £51,250 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.07% -10.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £53,500
10% offered a salary of more than £84,250 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £58,750 £45,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+30.55% -30.76%
Senior 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
97564 104302 96112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.53% 94.51% 94.53%
Number of salaries quoted 81515 86339 80864
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Linux Engineer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Senior Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Linux Engineer across the England region.

Senior Linux Engineer Salary Trend in England

Senior Linux Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Linux Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Senior Linux Engineer Salary Histogram in England

Senior 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 Senior Linux Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 3 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
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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 +5 34 £67,500 +22.72% 1
South East +8 12 £60,000 +20.00%
South West +2 7 £55,000 -12.00% 1
North West -3 2 £34,500 - 2
West Midlands -13 2 - -
East of England 0 1 £60,000 +50.00%
Senior Linux Engineer
UK

Senior Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Senior 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 Senior Linux Engineer in their job title.

1 121 (100.00%) Linux
2 49 (40.50%) DevOps
3 48 (39.67%) Puppet
4 42 (34.71%) Red Hat
5 36 (29.75%) Opscode Chef
5 36 (29.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 36 (29.75%) Perl
6 35 (28.93%) Windows
7 34 (28.10%) Python
8 33 (27.27%) Solaris
9 30 (24.79%) TCP/IP
9 30 (24.79%) Continuous Integration
10 28 (23.14%) Jenkins
10 28 (23.14%) Cisco
10 28 (23.14%) Java
11 27 (22.31%) Oracle
11 27 (22.31%) VMware
12 26 (21.49%) Agile Software Development
12 26 (21.49%) RHCE
13 25 (20.66%) UNIX
14 24 (19.83%) Ansible
15 23 (19.01%) Apache
15 23 (19.01%) Configuration Management
16 22 (18.18%) Security Cleared
16 22 (18.18%) SC Cleared
17 21 (17.36%) Law
18 20 (16.53%) VMware Infrastructure
18 20 (16.53%) Ruby
19 19 (15.70%) Firewall
19 19 (15.70%) Sun

Senior Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Senior 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 Senior Linux Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (19.01%) Apache
2 17 (14.05%) nginx
3 8 (6.61%) Tomcat
4 5 (4.13%) JBoss
5 3 (2.48%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.65%) IIS
6 2 (1.65%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.83%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.83%) Jetty
7 1 (0.83%) WordPress
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.83%) Confluence
7 1 (0.83%) Node.js
7 1 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 4 (3.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.83%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 17 (14.05%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.79%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.48%) PaaS
3 3 (2.48%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.65%) SaaS
5 1 (0.83%) Joyent
5 1 (0.83%) IaaS
5 1 (0.83%) Google Compute Engine
5 1 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 30 (24.79%) TCP/IP
2 19 (15.70%) Firewall
3 11 (9.09%) DNS
3 11 (9.09%) LDAP
4 9 (7.44%) VPN
5 8 (6.61%) SAN
6 7 (5.79%) NAS
7 6 (4.96%) BGP
8 5 (4.13%) OSPF
9 3 (2.48%) Internet
9 3 (2.48%) DAB
10 2 (1.65%) BIG-IP
10 2 (1.65%) WAN
10 2 (1.65%) DHCP
10 2 (1.65%) HTTP
10 2 (1.65%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.83%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (0.83%) NetScaler
11 1 (0.83%) Kerberos
11 1 (0.83%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.40%) MySQL
2 8 (6.61%) MongoDB
3 3 (2.48%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.83%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.83%) Redis
4 1 (0.83%) Big Data
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.83%) Couchbase
4 1 (0.83%) MariaDB
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 28 (23.14%) Jenkins
2 7 (5.79%) TeamCity
3 4 (3.31%) Maven
3 4 (3.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (2.48%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.83%) Gerrit
5 1 (0.83%) JIRA
General
1 21 (17.36%) Law
2 16 (13.22%) Finance
3 8 (6.61%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.31%) Electronics
4 4 (3.31%) Games
4 4 (3.31%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.31%) Marketing
5 3 (2.48%) Retail
6 1 (0.83%) Advertising
6 1 (0.83%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.57%) Servlets
2 10 (8.26%) Web Services
3 6 (4.96%) XML
4 5 (4.13%) JSON
4 5 (4.13%) CSS
5 3 (2.48%) Memcached
5 3 (2.48%) .NET
6 2 (1.65%) J2EE
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.83%) Middleware
7 1 (0.83%) LAMP
7 1 (0.83%) Java EE
7 1 (0.83%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.83%) Alternative PHP Cache
7 1 (0.83%) Apache Thrift
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.13%) Computer Science
1 5 (4.13%) Hedge funds
2 4 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.31%) DTV
2 4 (3.31%) Device Driver
2 4 (3.31%) Clustering
3 3 (2.48%) PKI
3 3 (2.48%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (2.48%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.83%) Eurex
4 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (0.83%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.83%) Wiki
4 1 (0.83%) EqualLogic
4 1 (0.83%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 121 (100.00%) Linux
2 36 (29.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 35 (28.93%) Windows
4 33 (27.27%) Solaris
5 25 (20.66%) UNIX
6 18 (14.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (14.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (14.05%) Ubuntu
8 10 (8.26%) CentOS
9 4 (3.31%) Debian
9 4 (3.31%) Amazon Linux
10 2 (1.65%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (1.65%) VMS
11 1 (0.83%) SUSE
11 1 (0.83%) HPUX
11 1 (0.83%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (40.50%) DevOps
2 30 (24.79%) Continuous Integration
3 26 (21.49%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (19.01%) Configuration Management
5 15 (12.40%) Performance Tuning
6 14 (11.57%) Automated Testing
6 14 (11.57%) Unit Testing
7 12 (9.92%) E-Commerce
8 11 (9.09%) Software Engineering
9 9 (7.44%) Service Delivery
10 8 (6.61%) Project Management
11 7 (5.79%) Capacity Planning
12 5 (4.13%) Change Control
12 5 (4.13%) Load Balancing
12 5 (4.13%) Server Building
13 4 (3.31%) Low Latency
13 4 (3.31%) ITIL
13 4 (3.31%) Programme Management
13 4 (3.31%) Business Intelligence
13 4 (3.31%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 36 (29.75%) Perl
2 34 (28.10%) Python
3 28 (23.14%) Java
4 20 (16.53%) Ruby
5 18 (14.88%) Bash Shell
6 10 (8.26%) Shell Script
6 10 (8.26%) C
6 10 (8.26%) PHP
7 9 (7.44%) C++
8 6 (4.96%) JavaScript
9 5 (4.13%) Embedded C++
10 4 (3.31%) PowerShell
10 4 (3.31%) SQL
11 2 (1.65%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.83%) Go
12 1 (0.83%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (21.49%) RHCE
2 22 (18.18%) SC Cleared
2 22 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 18 (14.88%) DV Cleared
4 4 (3.31%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.31%) Degree
5 3 (2.48%) CCNP
6 1 (0.83%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.83%) NCDA
6 1 (0.83%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.09%) PCI DSS
2 7 (5.79%) QA
3 5 (4.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (2.48%) ISO 9001
5 2 (1.65%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (16.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (14.88%) Active Directory
2 18 (14.88%) Samba
3 6 (4.96%) KVM
4 4 (3.31%) vSphere
5 3 (2.48%) iptables
6 1 (0.83%) NFS
6 1 (0.83%) Ceph
6 1 (0.83%) GlusterFS
6 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.83%) XenApp
6 1 (0.83%) Varnish
6 1 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.83%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.83%) Xen
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.83%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 48 (39.67%) Puppet
2 36 (29.75%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (19.83%) Ansible
4 14 (11.57%) Vagrant
5 8 (6.61%) Nagios
6 4 (3.31%) Salt
7 3 (2.48%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (1.65%) ZABBIX
8 2 (1.65%) Cacti
8 2 (1.65%) Unicenter
8 2 (1.65%) Tivoli
8 2 (1.65%) BladeLogic
8 2 (1.65%) logstash
9 1 (0.83%) Kibana
9 1 (0.83%) cPanel
9 1 (0.83%) Graphite
9 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (0.83%) Cobbler
9 1 (0.83%) SELinux
9 1 (0.83%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 42 (34.71%) Red Hat
2 28 (23.14%) Cisco
3 27 (22.31%) Oracle
3 27 (22.31%) VMware
4 19 (15.70%) Sun
5 8 (6.61%) HP
5 8 (6.61%) NetApp
6 5 (4.13%) Rackspace
6 5 (4.13%) Juniper
7 4 (3.31%) SAP
8 3 (2.48%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.65%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.65%) F5
9 2 (1.65%) Citrix
9 2 (1.65%) New Relic
10 1 (0.83%) Dell Compellent
10 1 (0.83%) Freescale
10 1 (0.83%) Dell
10 1 (0.83%) EMC
10 1 (0.83%) Google
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