The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds 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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 159 181 146
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 11 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.34% 0.055% 0.076%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.056% 0.079%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 1
Average salary £50,000 - £21,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -9.09%
Linux Engineer
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3160 3543 2541
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.55% 97.15% 96.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2498 2889 2052
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Linux Engineer Salary Trend in Leeds

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 29 (100.00%) Linux
2 26 (89.66%) UNIX
3 21 (72.41%) Apache
3 21 (72.41%) DevOps
4 17 (58.62%) Java
4 17 (58.62%) Service Delivery
5 16 (55.17%) PCI DSS
5 16 (55.17%) Project Management
6 7 (24.14%) VMware
6 7 (24.14%) Perl
6 7 (24.14%) MySQL
6 7 (24.14%) Nagios
7 5 (17.24%) Configuration Management
7 5 (17.24%) Shell Script
8 4 (13.79%) ITIL
8 4 (13.79%) Python
8 4 (13.79%) E-Commerce
8 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
8 4 (13.79%) RDBMS
8 4 (13.79%) OpenView
8 4 (13.79%) HP
8 4 (13.79%) Red Hat
8 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (13.79%) SSH
8 4 (13.79%) Debian
8 4 (13.79%) Incident Management
8 4 (13.79%) Zend
8 4 (13.79%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
8 4 (13.79%) Hadoop

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 21 (72.41%) Apache
2 4 (13.79%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (10.34%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (10.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
1 4 (13.79%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) MySQL
2 4 (13.79%) RDBMS
2 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
2 4 (13.79%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Artifactory
1 3 (10.34%) Jenkins
1 3 (10.34%) Hudson
1 3 (10.34%) Maven
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Linux
2 26 (89.66%) UNIX
3 4 (13.79%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (72.41%) DevOps
2 17 (58.62%) Service Delivery
3 16 (55.17%) Project Management
4 5 (17.24%) Configuration Management
5 4 (13.79%) ITIL
5 4 (13.79%) E-Commerce
5 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (13.79%) Incident Management
6 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.45%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (3.45%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (58.62%) Java
2 7 (24.14%) Perl
3 5 (17.24%) Shell Script
4 4 (13.79%) Python
4 4 (13.79%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.45%) Ruby
5 1 (3.45%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (55.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) KVM
1 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (10.34%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (24.14%) Nagios
2 4 (13.79%) OpenView
2 4 (13.79%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (13.79%) Puppet
3 3 (10.34%) ZABBIX
4 1 (3.45%) Tivoli
4 1 (3.45%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) VMware
2 4 (13.79%) HP
2 4 (13.79%) Red Hat
2 4 (13.79%) Zend