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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Linux Engineer
Rank 779 809 800
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Engineer 93 44 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.087% 0.044% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.047% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 86 43 79
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 £47,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +4.54%
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 94057 104141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.39% 94.25% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82543 79050 89527
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +5 60 £55,000 -2.22% 4
Yorkshire -24 12 £50,000 -2.91% 1
South East -13 6 £57,500 -
East of England -25 6 £66,250 +1.92%
South West - 3 £32,500 - 1
East Midlands - 3 £45,000 -
North West -17 2 £40,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £40,000 -
Senior Linux Engineer
UK

Senior Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 186 (100.00%) Linux
2 59 (31.72%) Red Hat
3 58 (31.18%) Apache
3 58 (31.18%) Perl
4 56 (30.11%) UNIX
4 56 (30.11%) Puppet
5 47 (25.27%) Opscode Chef
6 46 (24.73%) TCP/IP
6 46 (24.73%) DNS
6 46 (24.73%) CentOS
6 46 (24.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 44 (23.66%) Tomcat
8 43 (23.12%) Java
9 41 (22.04%) MySQL
10 40 (21.51%) Python
11 39 (20.97%) Bash Shell
12 37 (19.89%) DevOps
12 37 (19.89%) Degree
13 36 (19.35%) Ruby
13 36 (19.35%) JBoss
13 36 (19.35%) SNMP
14 35 (18.82%) C
15 34 (18.28%) Ubuntu
15 34 (18.28%) Agile Software Development
16 31 (16.67%) Load Balancing
17 30 (16.13%) Firewall
18 27 (14.52%) Windows
19 25 (13.44%) SAN
20 24 (12.90%) LAMP
20 24 (12.90%) C++

Senior Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (31.18%) Apache
2 44 (23.66%) Tomcat
3 8 (4.30%) Jetty
4 7 (3.76%) nginx
5 4 (2.15%) IIS
6 3 (1.61%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.54%) CloudStack
7 1 (0.54%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.54%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.54%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.54%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.54%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.54%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.54%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 2 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.91%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.54%) SaaS
3 1 (0.54%) PaaS
3 1 (0.54%) Joyent
3 1 (0.54%) IaaS
3 1 (0.54%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (0.54%) AWS Data Pipeline
3 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 46 (24.73%) TCP/IP
1 46 (24.73%) DNS
2 36 (19.35%) SNMP
3 30 (16.13%) Firewall
4 25 (13.44%) SAN
5 24 (12.90%) SSH
6 21 (11.29%) DHCP
7 17 (9.14%) LDAP
7 17 (9.14%) SSL
8 15 (8.06%) Internet
8 15 (8.06%) NAS
9 14 (7.53%) VPN
10 13 (6.99%) HTTP
11 9 (4.84%) IPv4
12 6 (3.23%) BGP
12 6 (3.23%) LAN
12 6 (3.23%) WAN
12 6 (3.23%) SMTP
12 6 (3.23%) tcpdump
12 6 (3.23%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (22.04%) MySQL
2 17 (9.14%) Hadoop
3 14 (7.53%) HBase
4 13 (6.99%) NoSQL
5 12 (6.45%) MariaDB
5 12 (6.45%) MongoDB
6 9 (4.84%) Redis
7 6 (3.23%) Big Data
7 6 (3.23%) Oracle Database
7 6 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (2.69%) Apache Hive
8 5 (2.69%) Mahout
8 5 (2.69%) Impala
9 3 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.54%) SQL Server
10 1 (0.54%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.54%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 16 (8.60%) GCC
2 12 (6.45%) GDB
3 11 (5.91%) Jenkins
3 11 (5.91%) Hudson
4 6 (3.23%) Git (software)
5 5 (2.69%) Mercurial
6 4 (2.15%) Bazaar
7 2 (1.08%) Subversion
General
1 23 (12.37%) Finance
2 15 (8.06%) Telecoms
3 12 (6.45%) Advertising
4 10 (5.38%) Games
5 6 (3.23%) Law
6 5 (2.69%) Electronics
6 5 (2.69%) Online Betting
7 2 (1.08%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.08%) Banking
7 2 (1.08%) Marketing
8 1 (0.54%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (12.90%) LAMP
2 19 (10.22%) J2EE
3 11 (5.91%) RabbitMQ
4 9 (4.84%) SOAP
4 9 (4.84%) MSMQ
5 4 (2.15%) OpenGL
5 4 (2.15%) .NET
5 4 (2.15%) XML
5 4 (2.15%) CSS
5 4 (2.15%) Direct3D
5 4 (2.15%) JSON
6 2 (1.08%) FreeSWITCH
6 2 (1.08%) Middleware
7 1 (0.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.90%) Embedded Systems
2 18 (9.68%) Computer Science
3 16 (8.60%) Open Source
4 15 (8.06%) Clustering
4 15 (8.06%) Enterprise Storage
5 13 (6.99%) Device Driver
6 8 (4.30%) Online Games
7 6 (3.23%) Social Media
7 6 (3.23%) Firmware
8 5 (2.69%) CCTV
8 5 (2.69%) Digital Media
9 4 (2.15%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 4 (2.15%) Visualisation
9 4 (2.15%) 3D Graphics
9 4 (2.15%) Streaming Video
10 2 (1.08%) DTV
10 2 (1.08%) PKI
11 1 (0.54%) Streaming Music
11 1 (0.54%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.54%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 186 (100.00%) Linux
2 56 (30.11%) UNIX
3 46 (24.73%) CentOS
3 46 (24.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 34 (18.28%) Ubuntu
5 27 (14.52%) Windows
6 24 (12.90%) Embedded Linux
7 17 (9.14%) Debian
8 12 (6.45%) Solaris
9 8 (4.30%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.61%) AIX
11 2 (1.08%) VMS
11 2 (1.08%) Fedora
12 1 (0.54%) SUSE
12 1 (0.54%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.54%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (19.89%) DevOps
2 34 (18.28%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 23 (12.37%) E-Commerce
5 20 (10.75%) Software Engineering
6 12 (6.45%) Configuration Management
7 11 (5.91%) Service Delivery
7 11 (5.91%) ITIL
7 11 (5.91%) B2C
7 11 (5.91%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (5.38%) Mentoring
8 10 (5.38%) Software Architecture
9 7 (3.76%) Scrum
10 5 (2.69%) TDD
10 5 (2.69%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (2.69%) Memory Management
10 5 (2.69%) MapReduce
10 5 (2.69%) Build Automation
11 4 (2.15%) Network Management
11 4 (2.15%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 58 (31.18%) Perl
2 43 (23.12%) Java
3 40 (21.51%) Python
4 39 (20.97%) Bash Shell
5 36 (19.35%) Ruby
6 35 (18.82%) C
7 24 (12.90%) C++
8 21 (11.29%) SQL
9 11 (5.91%) Embedded C
9 11 (5.91%) Embedded C++
10 10 (5.38%) Shell Script
11 9 (4.84%) AWK
11 9 (4.84%) sed
12 8 (4.30%) PowerShell
13 6 (3.23%) PHP
14 5 (2.69%) Assembly Language
15 4 (2.15%) Lisp
15 4 (2.15%) C#
15 4 (2.15%) JavaScript
15 4 (2.15%) Scala
Qualifications
1 37 (19.89%) Degree
2 12 (6.45%) RHCE
3 2 (1.08%) RHCA
3 2 (1.08%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.54%) PhD
4 1 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.54%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (1.61%) QA
2 2 (1.08%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.08%) JTAG
2 2 (1.08%) SLA
3 1 (0.54%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (8.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (3.76%) Postfix
3 6 (3.23%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.23%) Xen
4 5 (2.69%) NFS
4 5 (2.69%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.61%) vSphere
6 2 (1.08%) Varnish
6 2 (1.08%) Dovecot
6 2 (1.08%) Kamailio
6 2 (1.08%) KVM
6 2 (1.08%) Samba
7 1 (0.54%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.54%) RHEV
7 1 (0.54%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 56 (30.11%) Puppet
2 47 (25.27%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (11.29%) Nagios
4 10 (5.38%) SCOM
4 10 (5.38%) Opsview
5 6 (3.23%) Zenoss
6 5 (2.69%) CFEngine
7 4 (2.15%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (1.08%) YUM
8 2 (1.08%) ZABBIX
8 2 (1.08%) Cacti
9 1 (0.54%) Munin
9 1 (0.54%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.54%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.54%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.54%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.54%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.54%) Cobbler
9 1 (0.54%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.54%) OpenView
Vendors
1 59 (31.72%) Red Hat
2 36 (19.35%) JBoss
3 23 (12.37%) Oracle
4 21 (11.29%) VMware
5 11 (5.91%) Cisco
6 9 (4.84%) HP
7 5 (2.69%) Sun
7 5 (2.69%) NetApp
7 5 (2.69%) EMC
7 5 (2.69%) Remedy
7 5 (2.69%) Cloudera
8 4 (2.15%) Open Text
8 4 (2.15%) Vignette
9 2 (1.08%) SAP
9 2 (1.08%) Microsoft
9 2 (1.08%) Citrix
9 2 (1.08%) Veritas
9 2 (1.08%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.08%) Freescale
9 2 (1.08%) Splunk
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