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

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 164 137 154
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 21 18 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.56% 0.68% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.71% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 21 17 4
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +0.62%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
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
3651 2541 2783
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.84% 95.96% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2808 2000 2300
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Engineer across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Linux Engineer Salary Histogram in Leeds

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (77.78%) Apache
3 19 (70.37%) UNIX
4 18 (66.67%) DevOps
5 17 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (44.44%) LAMP
7 11 (40.74%) Service Delivery
7 11 (40.74%) B2C
8 7 (25.93%) Python
9 6 (22.22%) Bash Shell
9 6 (22.22%) Ruby
9 6 (22.22%) Load Balancing
10 5 (18.52%) Clustering
10 5 (18.52%) VMware
10 5 (18.52%) Red Hat
11 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
11 4 (14.81%) Tomcat
11 4 (14.81%) PHP
11 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
11 4 (14.81%) CentOS
11 4 (14.81%) Degree
12 3 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (11.11%) Puppet
12 3 (11.11%) HND
12 3 (11.11%) Firewall
12 3 (11.11%) Windows
12 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
13 2 (7.41%) SMTP
13 2 (7.41%) DHCP
13 2 (7.41%) FTP

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 (77.78%) Apache
2 4 (14.81%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Firewall
2 2 (7.41%) SMTP
2 2 (7.41%) DHCP
2 2 (7.41%) FTP
2 2 (7.41%) HTTP
2 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.41%) DNS
2 2 (7.41%) DVB
2 2 (7.41%) SSH
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (3.70%) BIG-IP
3 1 (3.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (7.41%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (44.44%) LAMP
2 1 (3.70%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (3.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Clustering
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (70.37%) UNIX
3 4 (14.81%) CentOS
4 3 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (11.11%) Windows
5 2 (7.41%) SUSE
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.70%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.70%) Debian
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.70%) AIX
6 1 (3.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (66.67%) DevOps
2 17 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (40.74%) Service Delivery
3 11 (40.74%) B2C
4 6 (22.22%) Load Balancing
5 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
6 2 (7.41%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.70%) Scrum
7 1 (3.70%) RUP
7 1 (3.70%) DSDM
7 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) Python
2 6 (22.22%) Bash Shell
2 6 (22.22%) Ruby
3 4 (14.81%) PHP
4 2 (7.41%) SQL
4 2 (7.41%) Perl
5 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Degree
2 3 (11.11%) HND
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) VMware ESX
2 1 (3.70%) XenServer
2 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Puppet
2 2 (7.41%) Foglight
2 2 (7.41%) Cobbler
3 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.70%) PureDisk
3 1 (3.70%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) VMware
1 5 (18.52%) Red Hat
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) Brocade
3 1 (3.70%) Syncsort
3 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco
3 1 (3.70%) HP
3 1 (3.70%) Dell
3 1 (3.70%) Citrix
3 1 (3.70%) Juniper
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