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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Linux Engineer
Rank 796 827 807
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Engineer 83 42 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.078% 0.042% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% 0.045% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 77 40 74
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,250 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £90,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £56,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
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
100772 93375 103116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.47% 94.32% 95.30%
Number of salaries quoted 82602 78321 88425
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £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%

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 2 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 2 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
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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 +1 50 £55,000 -4.34% 2
Yorkshire -33 13 £50,000 -2.91% 1
East of England -7 7 £70,000 +33.33% 1
South East -2 5 £60,000 +4.34% 1
North West -15 3 £40,000 -11.11%
South West - 3 £32,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £40,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £45,000 -
Senior Linux Engineer
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Senior Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 178 (100.00%) Linux
2 56 (31.46%) Apache
3 54 (30.34%) UNIX
4 53 (29.78%) Perl
5 52 (29.21%) Red Hat
6 49 (27.53%) Puppet
7 46 (25.84%) DNS
8 45 (25.28%) TCP/IP
9 44 (24.72%) Opscode Chef
10 42 (23.60%) Tomcat
11 41 (23.03%) Java
11 41 (23.03%) CentOS
12 40 (22.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 37 (20.79%) MySQL
14 36 (20.22%) Python
14 36 (20.22%) JBoss
14 36 (20.22%) SNMP
15 35 (19.66%) Bash Shell
16 34 (19.10%) C
16 34 (19.10%) DevOps
17 32 (17.98%) Ruby
17 32 (17.98%) Ubuntu
17 32 (17.98%) Degree
18 30 (16.85%) Load Balancing
19 29 (16.29%) Agile Software Development
20 27 (15.17%) Firewall
20 27 (15.17%) Embedded Systems
21 26 (14.61%) C++
21 26 (14.61%) Embedded Linux
22 25 (14.04%) Windows

Senior Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 56 (31.46%) Apache
2 42 (23.60%) Tomcat
3 8 (4.49%) Jetty
4 7 (3.93%) nginx
5 4 (2.25%) IIS
6 3 (1.69%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.56%) CloudStack
7 1 (0.56%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.56%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.56%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.18%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (2.25%) 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 46 (25.84%) DNS
2 45 (25.28%) TCP/IP
3 36 (20.22%) SNMP
4 27 (15.17%) Firewall
5 25 (14.04%) SAN
6 24 (13.48%) SSH
7 21 (11.80%) DHCP
8 17 (9.55%) SSL
9 16 (8.99%) LDAP
10 15 (8.43%) NAS
11 13 (7.30%) HTTP
12 12 (6.74%) VPN
12 12 (6.74%) Internet
13 9 (5.06%) IPv4
14 6 (3.37%) BGP
14 6 (3.37%) LAN
14 6 (3.37%) WAN
14 6 (3.37%) SMTP
14 6 (3.37%) tcpdump
14 6 (3.37%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (20.79%) MySQL
2 15 (8.43%) Hadoop
3 13 (7.30%) NoSQL
4 12 (6.74%) HBase
4 12 (6.74%) MariaDB
4 12 (6.74%) MongoDB
5 9 (5.06%) Redis
6 6 (3.37%) Oracle Database
6 6 (3.37%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (3.37%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (2.25%) Big Data
8 3 (1.69%) Impala
8 3 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.69%) Apache Hive
8 3 (1.69%) Mahout
9 1 (0.56%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.56%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (10.11%) GCC
2 12 (6.74%) GDB
3 10 (5.62%) Jenkins
3 10 (5.62%) Hudson
4 5 (2.81%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.25%) Mercurial
5 4 (2.25%) Bazaar
6 2 (1.12%) Subversion
General
1 22 (12.36%) Finance
2 12 (6.74%) Telecoms
2 12 (6.74%) Advertising
3 8 (4.49%) Games
4 6 (3.37%) Law
5 5 (2.81%) Electronics
6 3 (1.69%) Online Betting
7 2 (1.12%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.12%) Banking
7 2 (1.12%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (12.36%) LAMP
2 19 (10.67%) J2EE
3 11 (6.18%) RabbitMQ
4 9 (5.06%) SOAP
4 9 (5.06%) MSMQ
5 4 (2.25%) OpenGL
5 4 (2.25%) .NET
5 4 (2.25%) Direct3D
6 3 (1.69%) JSON
6 3 (1.69%) XML
6 3 (1.69%) CSS
7 2 (1.12%) Middleware
7 2 (1.12%) FreeSWITCH
8 1 (0.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (15.17%) Embedded Systems
2 18 (10.11%) Computer Science
3 15 (8.43%) Enterprise Storage
3 15 (8.43%) Clustering
4 13 (7.30%) Device Driver
4 13 (7.30%) Open Source
5 10 (5.62%) Algorithms
6 6 (3.37%) Online Games
7 5 (2.81%) Digital Media
7 5 (2.81%) CCTV
8 4 (2.25%) Social Media
8 4 (2.25%) Visualisation
8 4 (2.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 4 (2.25%) 3D Graphics
8 4 (2.25%) Streaming Video
9 2 (1.12%) DTV
9 2 (1.12%) PKI
10 1 (0.56%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.56%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 178 (100.00%) Linux
2 54 (30.34%) UNIX
3 41 (23.03%) CentOS
4 40 (22.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 32 (17.98%) Ubuntu
6 26 (14.61%) Embedded Linux
7 25 (14.04%) Windows
8 17 (9.55%) Debian
9 11 (6.18%) Solaris
10 8 (4.49%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (1.69%) AIX
12 2 (1.12%) VMS
12 2 (1.12%) Fedora
13 1 (0.56%) SUSE
13 1 (0.56%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (19.10%) DevOps
2 30 (16.85%) Load Balancing
3 29 (16.29%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (11.80%) E-Commerce
5 20 (11.24%) Software Engineering
6 13 (7.30%) B2C
6 13 (7.30%) Service Delivery
7 11 (6.18%) Configuration Management
8 10 (5.62%) ITIL
8 10 (5.62%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (5.62%) Software Architecture
9 8 (4.49%) Mentoring
10 6 (3.37%) Memory Management
11 5 (2.81%) Scrum
12 4 (2.25%) Business Development
12 4 (2.25%) Network Management
12 4 (2.25%) Capacity Planning
13 3 (1.69%) MapReduce
13 3 (1.69%) Build Automation
13 3 (1.69%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (29.78%) Perl
2 41 (23.03%) Java
3 36 (20.22%) Python
4 35 (19.66%) Bash Shell
5 34 (19.10%) C
6 32 (17.98%) Ruby
7 26 (14.61%) C++
8 20 (11.24%) SQL
9 11 (6.18%) Embedded C
9 11 (6.18%) Embedded C++
10 9 (5.06%) AWK
10 9 (5.06%) sed
11 8 (4.49%) PowerShell
11 8 (4.49%) Shell Script
12 6 (3.37%) Assembly Language
13 4 (2.25%) Lisp
13 4 (2.25%) PHP
13 4 (2.25%) C#
13 4 (2.25%) Scala
13 4 (2.25%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 32 (17.98%) Degree
2 12 (6.74%) RHCE
3 3 (1.69%) 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 (1.69%) 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 14 (7.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.37%) Xen
2 6 (3.37%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.37%) Firmware
2 6 (3.37%) Postfix
3 5 (2.81%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.69%) NFS
4 3 (1.69%) vSphere
5 2 (1.12%) Dovecot
5 2 (1.12%) Kamailio
5 2 (1.12%) KVM
5 2 (1.12%) Samba
6 1 (0.56%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.56%) RHEV
6 1 (0.56%) Varnish
6 1 (0.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 49 (27.53%) Puppet
2 44 (24.72%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (10.11%) Nagios
4 10 (5.62%) SCOM
5 9 (5.06%) Opsview
6 6 (3.37%) Zenoss
7 5 (2.81%) CFEngine
8 4 (2.25%) Red Hat Satellite
9 2 (1.12%) YUM
10 1 (0.56%) Cobbler
10 1 (0.56%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.56%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.56%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.56%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 52 (29.21%) Red Hat
2 36 (20.22%) JBoss
3 22 (12.36%) Oracle
4 19 (10.67%) VMware
5 9 (5.06%) Cisco
6 7 (3.93%) HP
7 5 (2.81%) Sun
7 5 (2.81%) NetApp
7 5 (2.81%) EMC
7 5 (2.81%) Remedy
8 4 (2.25%) Open Text
8 4 (2.25%) Vignette
9 3 (1.69%) Cloudera
10 2 (1.12%) Freescale
10 2 (1.12%) Splunk
10 2 (1.12%) SAP
10 2 (1.12%) Microsoft
10 2 (1.12%) Citrix
10 2 (1.12%) Veritas
10 2 (1.12%) CheckPoint
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