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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 156 162 156
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 23 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.67% 0.33% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.35% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 16 6 3
Average salary £50,000 £37,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.22% -17.22%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
3345 3161 2839
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.41% 96.11% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2725 2455 2423
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 January 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 48 (100.00%) Linux
2 46 (95.83%) DevOps
3 37 (77.08%) UNIX
4 30 (62.50%) Apache
4 30 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (50.00%) Bash Shell
6 23 (47.92%) Service Delivery
6 23 (47.92%) Python
7 19 (39.58%) Puppet
8 18 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
9 17 (35.42%) Java
10 14 (29.17%) Ruby
11 12 (25.00%) VMware
12 11 (22.92%) MySQL
12 11 (22.92%) Jenkins
12 11 (22.92%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (20.83%) Hudson
13 10 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
13 10 (20.83%) Perl
13 10 (20.83%) Shell Script
13 10 (20.83%) Nagios
14 9 (18.75%) Configuration Management
14 9 (18.75%) Tivoli
14 9 (18.75%) Replication
14 9 (18.75%) Maven
14 9 (18.75%) B2C
14 9 (18.75%) Xen
14 9 (18.75%) ZABBIX
14 9 (18.75%) Artifactory
14 9 (18.75%) Cobbler

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 30 (62.50%) Apache
2 2 (4.17%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.08%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) Firewall
2 1 (2.08%) SSH
2 1 (2.08%) BIG-IP
2 1 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.08%) NAS
2 1 (2.08%) SMTP
2 1 (2.08%) DHCP
2 1 (2.08%) FTP
2 1 (2.08%) HTTP
2 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.08%) DNS
2 1 (2.08%) SAN
2 1 (2.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.92%) MySQL
2 1 (2.08%) Informix
2 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (22.92%) Jenkins
2 10 (20.83%) Hudson
3 9 (18.75%) Artifactory
3 9 (18.75%) Maven
4 1 (2.08%) JIRA
4 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.08%) Subversion
General
1 1 (2.08%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.58%) LAMP
2 1 (2.08%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (2.08%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (2.08%) .NET
2 1 (2.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Replication
2 5 (10.42%) Clustering
3 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.08%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 48 (100.00%) Linux
2 37 (77.08%) UNIX
3 2 (4.17%) Windows
3 2 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.08%) SUSE
4 1 (2.08%) Debian
4 1 (2.08%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.08%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (95.83%) DevOps
2 30 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (47.92%) Service Delivery
4 11 (22.92%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (18.75%) B2C
5 9 (18.75%) Configuration Management
6 7 (14.58%) Project Management
6 7 (14.58%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.08%) Scrum
7 1 (2.08%) RUP
7 1 (2.08%) DSDM
7 1 (2.08%) Performance Management
7 1 (2.08%) Network Architecture
7 1 (2.08%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.08%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 23 (47.92%) Python
3 17 (35.42%) Java
4 14 (29.17%) Ruby
5 10 (20.83%) Perl
5 10 (20.83%) Shell Script
6 8 (16.67%) SQL
7 3 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.08%) CCIE
1 1 (2.08%) CCSP
1 1 (2.08%) CCNP
1 1 (2.08%) CISSP
1 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.08%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (2.08%) CCDE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (18.75%) Xen
2 9 (18.75%) KVM
3 2 (4.17%) vSphere
4 1 (2.08%) XenServer
4 1 (2.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 19 (39.58%) Puppet
2 18 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (20.83%) Nagios
4 9 (18.75%) Cobbler
4 9 (18.75%) ZABBIX
4 9 (18.75%) Tivoli
5 1 (2.08%) Opsview
5 1 (2.08%) Graphite
5 1 (2.08%) Cacti
5 1 (2.08%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (2.08%) PureDisk
5 1 (2.08%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 12 (25.00%) VMware
2 3 (6.25%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.17%) Cisco
4 1 (2.08%) IBM
4 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.08%) HP
4 1 (2.08%) Citrix
4 1 (2.08%) Juniper
4 1 (2.08%) NetApp
4 1 (2.08%) Veritas
4 1 (2.08%) Symantec
4 1 (2.08%) Brocade
4 1 (2.08%) Syncsort
4 1 (2.08%) Riverbed
4 1 (2.08%) SolarWinds
4 1 (2.08%) F5
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