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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Linux Engineer
Rank 807 817 800
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Engineer 69 49 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.065% 0.048% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.051% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 63 46 66
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +12.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £47,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £90,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £57,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +21.05%
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
100964 96111 101551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.47% 94.56% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 83367 80755 87205
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 £26,520 £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 24 October 2014.

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 24 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 +22 38 £55,000 -4.34% 3
Yorkshire -32 12 £50,000 -2.91% 1
East of England -16 7 £70,000 +47.36%
South East -15 4 £55,000 -8.33%
North West - 4 £40,000 -
South West - 3 £32,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £45,000 -
Senior Linux Engineer
UK

Senior Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

1 179 (100.00%) Linux
2 58 (32.40%) Apache
3 55 (30.73%) UNIX
4 53 (29.61%) Perl
4 53 (29.61%) Red Hat
5 51 (28.49%) Puppet
6 48 (26.82%) DNS
7 47 (26.26%) TCP/IP
8 46 (25.70%) Opscode Chef
9 43 (24.02%) Java
10 42 (23.46%) Tomcat
11 41 (22.91%) CentOS
11 41 (22.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 40 (22.35%) MySQL
13 39 (21.79%) DevOps
14 36 (20.11%) Bash Shell
14 36 (20.11%) JBoss
15 35 (19.55%) SNMP
16 34 (18.99%) Python
17 33 (18.44%) Ubuntu
18 31 (17.32%) Ruby
18 31 (17.32%) Load Balancing
18 31 (17.32%) C
19 28 (15.64%) Agile Software Development
20 26 (14.53%) Embedded Linux
20 26 (14.53%) Firewall
20 26 (14.53%) Embedded Systems
21 25 (13.97%) Windows
21 25 (13.97%) SSH
22 24 (13.41%) Degree

Senior Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 58 (32.40%) Apache
2 42 (23.46%) Tomcat
3 36 (20.11%) JBoss
4 9 (5.03%) nginx
5 8 (4.47%) Jetty
6 6 (3.35%) IIS
7 3 (1.68%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.12%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.12%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.56%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.56%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.56%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.56%) CloudStack
9 1 (0.56%) Cloud Foundry
Business Applications
1 2 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.15%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (3.35%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.56%) SaaS
3 1 (0.56%) PaaS
3 1 (0.56%) IaaS
3 1 (0.56%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (0.56%) AWS Data Pipeline
3 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 48 (26.82%) DNS
2 47 (26.26%) TCP/IP
3 35 (19.55%) SNMP
4 26 (14.53%) Firewall
5 25 (13.97%) SSH
6 23 (12.85%) SAN
7 22 (12.29%) DHCP
8 17 (9.50%) LDAP
8 17 (9.50%) SSL
9 15 (8.38%) HTTP
10 14 (7.82%) NAS
11 11 (6.15%) VPN
12 10 (5.59%) Internet
13 9 (5.03%) IPv4
14 5 (2.79%) Broadband
14 5 (2.79%) LAN
14 5 (2.79%) WAN
14 5 (2.79%) SMTP
14 5 (2.79%) BGP
14 5 (2.79%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (22.35%) MySQL
2 13 (7.26%) Hadoop
2 13 (7.26%) NoSQL
3 12 (6.70%) MariaDB
3 12 (6.70%) MongoDB
4 10 (5.59%) HBase
5 9 (5.03%) Redis
6 8 (4.47%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (2.79%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (2.79%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.68%) SQL Server
8 3 (1.68%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.12%) Big Data
10 1 (0.56%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.56%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.56%) Impala
10 1 (0.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.56%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.56%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 17 (9.50%) GCC
2 11 (6.15%) Jenkins
3 10 (5.59%) GDB
3 10 (5.59%) Hudson
4 5 (2.79%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.23%) Mercurial
5 4 (2.23%) Bazaar
6 2 (1.12%) Subversion
General
1 23 (12.85%) Finance
2 11 (6.15%) Advertising
3 9 (5.03%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.91%) Law
5 6 (3.35%) Games
6 3 (1.68%) Electronics
7 2 (1.12%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.12%) Banking
7 2 (1.12%) Marketing
8 1 (0.56%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (11.17%) LAMP
2 19 (10.61%) J2EE
3 11 (6.15%) RabbitMQ
4 9 (5.03%) SOAP
4 9 (5.03%) MSMQ
5 4 (2.23%) OpenGL
5 4 (2.23%) .NET
5 4 (2.23%) XML
5 4 (2.23%) CSS
5 4 (2.23%) Direct3D
5 4 (2.23%) JSON
6 3 (1.68%) Web Services
7 2 (1.12%) FreeSWITCH
8 1 (0.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 26 (14.53%) Embedded Systems
2 16 (8.94%) Computer Science
3 15 (8.38%) Clustering
4 14 (7.82%) Enterprise Storage
5 13 (7.26%) Device Driver
6 10 (5.59%) Open Source
7 8 (4.47%) Algorithms
8 5 (2.79%) CCTV
8 5 (2.79%) Digital Media
9 4 (2.23%) Online Games
9 4 (2.23%) Visualisation
9 4 (2.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 4 (2.23%) 3D Graphics
9 4 (2.23%) Streaming Video
10 3 (1.68%) PKI
11 2 (1.12%) Social Media
11 2 (1.12%) Hedge funds
11 2 (1.12%) DTV
11 2 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
12 1 (0.56%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 179 (100.00%) Linux
2 55 (30.73%) UNIX
3 41 (22.91%) CentOS
3 41 (22.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 33 (18.44%) Ubuntu
5 26 (14.53%) Embedded Linux
6 25 (13.97%) Windows
7 20 (11.17%) Debian
8 13 (7.26%) Solaris
9 8 (4.47%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (2.23%) AIX
11 3 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (1.12%) Fedora
12 2 (1.12%) VMS
13 1 (0.56%) SUSE
13 1 (0.56%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (21.79%) DevOps
2 31 (17.32%) Load Balancing
3 28 (15.64%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (12.29%) E-Commerce
5 19 (10.61%) Software Engineering
6 16 (8.94%) Service Delivery
7 13 (7.26%) B2C
7 13 (7.26%) Configuration Management
8 11 (6.15%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (5.59%) Software Architecture
10 9 (5.03%) ITIL
11 7 (3.91%) Mentoring
12 6 (3.35%) Capacity Planning
12 6 (3.35%) Memory Management
13 4 (2.23%) Network Management
13 4 (2.23%) Build Automation
13 4 (2.23%) Business Development
14 3 (1.68%) Low Latency
14 3 (1.68%) Data Security
14 3 (1.68%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 53 (29.61%) Perl
2 43 (24.02%) Java
3 36 (20.11%) Bash Shell
4 34 (18.99%) Python
5 31 (17.32%) Ruby
5 31 (17.32%) C
6 24 (13.41%) C++
7 21 (11.73%) SQL
8 10 (5.59%) Embedded C
8 10 (5.59%) Embedded C++
9 9 (5.03%) Shell Script
9 9 (5.03%) AWK
9 9 (5.03%) sed
10 8 (4.47%) PowerShell
11 6 (3.35%) Assembly Language
12 4 (2.23%) Lisp
12 4 (2.23%) C#
12 4 (2.23%) JavaScript
12 4 (2.23%) Scala
12 4 (2.23%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 24 (13.41%) Degree
2 13 (7.26%) RHCE
3 4 (2.23%) RHCA
4 2 (1.12%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.56%) PhD
5 1 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.12%) SLA
2 2 (1.12%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.12%) JTAG
3 1 (0.56%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.56%) QA
System Software
1 16 (8.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.35%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.35%) Firmware
2 6 (3.35%) Xen
3 5 (2.79%) KVM
3 5 (2.79%) Hyper-V
3 5 (2.79%) Postfix
4 4 (2.23%) NFS
4 4 (2.23%) LXC
5 3 (1.68%) vSphere
6 2 (1.12%) RHEV
6 2 (1.12%) Dovecot
6 2 (1.12%) Kamailio
6 2 (1.12%) XenServer
6 2 (1.12%) Samba
7 1 (0.56%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.56%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 51 (28.49%) Puppet
2 46 (25.70%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (10.61%) Nagios
4 10 (5.59%) SCOM
5 9 (5.03%) Opsview
6 5 (2.79%) Zenoss
6 5 (2.79%) CFEngine
7 4 (2.23%) Red Hat Satellite
7 4 (2.23%) YUM
8 2 (1.12%) Ansible
8 2 (1.12%) BladeLogic
8 2 (1.12%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.56%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.56%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.56%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 53 (29.61%) Red Hat
2 23 (12.85%) Oracle
3 21 (11.73%) VMware
4 7 (3.91%) Cisco
5 6 (3.35%) Sun
5 6 (3.35%) EMC
6 5 (2.79%) HP
6 5 (2.79%) Remedy
6 5 (2.79%) NetApp
7 4 (2.23%) Vignette
7 4 (2.23%) Open Text
8 2 (1.12%) Freescale
8 2 (1.12%) Rackspace
8 2 (1.12%) Splunk
8 2 (1.12%) SAP
8 2 (1.12%) IBM
8 2 (1.12%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.12%) Veritas
8 2 (1.12%) Citrix
8 2 (1.12%) BMC
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