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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 159 170 149
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 17 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.46% 0.24% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.25% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 17 6 3
Average salary £50,000 £29,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+69.49% -34.44%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+7.59% -5.95%
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
3606 3550 2696
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.49% 96.39% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2900 2844 2178
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% 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 30 March 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 44 (100.00%) Linux
2 40 (90.91%) DevOps
3 35 (79.55%) UNIX
4 27 (61.36%) Apache
5 23 (52.27%) Java
5 23 (52.27%) Service Delivery
6 17 (38.64%) Python
6 17 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (38.64%) Bash Shell
6 17 (38.64%) Puppet
6 17 (38.64%) Opscode Chef
7 15 (34.09%) PCI DSS
7 15 (34.09%) Project Management
8 13 (29.55%) Perl
8 13 (29.55%) MySQL
9 12 (27.27%) Shell Script
9 12 (27.27%) Configuration Management
10 9 (20.45%) Maven
10 9 (20.45%) Replication
10 9 (20.45%) VMware
10 9 (20.45%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (20.45%) ZABBIX
10 9 (20.45%) Hudson
10 9 (20.45%) Nagios
10 9 (20.45%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (20.45%) KVM
10 9 (20.45%) Xen
10 9 (20.45%) Artifactory
10 9 (20.45%) Jenkins
10 9 (20.45%) AWS CloudFormation

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 27 (61.36%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.45%) AWS CloudFormation
1 9 (20.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 4 (9.09%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (29.55%) MySQL
2 4 (9.09%) RDBMS
2 4 (9.09%) Hadoop
2 4 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (20.45%) Maven
1 9 (20.45%) Hudson
1 9 (20.45%) Artifactory
1 9 (20.45%) Jenkins
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 44 (100.00%) Linux
2 35 (79.55%) UNIX
3 4 (9.09%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (90.91%) DevOps
2 23 (52.27%) Service Delivery
3 17 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (34.09%) Project Management
5 12 (27.27%) Configuration Management
6 9 (20.45%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
7 8 (18.18%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 23 (52.27%) Java
2 17 (38.64%) Python
2 17 (38.64%) Bash Shell
3 13 (29.55%) Perl
4 12 (27.27%) Shell Script
5 8 (18.18%) Ruby
5 8 (18.18%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (34.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (20.45%) Xen
1 9 (20.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (20.45%) KVM
Systems Management
1 17 (38.64%) Puppet
1 17 (38.64%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (20.45%) Nagios
2 9 (20.45%) ZABBIX
3 8 (18.18%) Cobbler
3 8 (18.18%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (20.45%) VMware
2 4 (9.09%) Zend
2 4 (9.09%) Red Hat
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