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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 419 394 488
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +94
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 191 250 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.45% 0.57% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.61% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 156 194 114
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Linux Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
39433 40982 41542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.76% 93.75% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 33271 33550 35413
Average salary £53,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.95% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in London

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

Linux Engineer Salary Trend in London

Linux Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Linux Engineer Salary Histogram in London

Linux Engineer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015. 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
City of London -8 32 £71,250 +42.50% 12
Kingston Upon Thames -5 3 £37,500 -11.76%
Hammersmith - 3 £45,000 -
Surbiton - 1 £37,500 -
Twickenham - 1 £60,000 -
Bromley - 1 £42,500 -
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the London 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.

1 381 (100.00%) Linux
2 189 (49.61%) Python
3 185 (48.56%) Red Hat
4 180 (47.24%) Perl
5 164 (43.04%) Puppet
6 155 (40.68%) UNIX
7 119 (31.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 115 (30.18%) VMware
9 113 (29.66%) Bash Shell
10 112 (29.40%) Apache
11 110 (28.87%) Finance
11 110 (28.87%) Opscode Chef
12 107 (28.08%) DevOps
13 94 (24.67%) CentOS
14 90 (23.62%) PHP
15 86 (22.57%) MySQL
16 80 (21.00%) Windows
17 77 (20.21%) Shell Script
18 75 (19.69%) VMware Infrastructure
19 74 (19.42%) Java
20 73 (19.16%) Tomcat
21 69 (18.11%) Nagios
21 69 (18.11%) Ruby
22 65 (17.06%) Firewall
23 61 (16.01%) SQL
23 61 (16.01%) TCP/IP
24 56 (14.70%) Oracle
25 51 (13.39%) DNS
26 47 (12.34%) Agile Software Development
27 46 (12.07%) Configuration Management

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the London 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
1 112 (29.40%) Apache
2 73 (19.16%) Tomcat
3 39 (10.24%) OpenStack
4 38 (9.97%) JBoss
5 29 (7.61%) nginx
6 16 (4.20%) Apache Solr
7 12 (3.15%) IIS
8 9 (2.36%) Confluence
9 7 (1.84%) CMS
10 6 (1.57%) WordPress
10 6 (1.57%) Cloud Foundry
11 5 (1.31%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.79%) MS Exchange
12 3 (0.79%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
12 3 (0.79%) Node.js
12 3 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.52%) MQSeries
13 2 (0.52%) Jetty
14 1 (0.26%) Liferay
Applications
1 12 (3.15%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.57%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 45 (11.81%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (9.71%) IaaS
3 25 (6.56%) PaaS
4 12 (3.15%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (2.10%) OpenShift
5 8 (2.10%) Office 365
6 7 (1.84%) SaaS
6 7 (1.84%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (1.57%) Heroku
7 6 (1.57%) Engine Yard
7 6 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (1.31%) SoftLayer
8 5 (1.31%) Joyent
9 4 (1.05%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
11 1 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.26%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.26%) Route 53
11 1 (0.26%) GitHub
11 1 (0.26%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 65 (17.06%) Firewall
2 61 (16.01%) TCP/IP
3 51 (13.39%) DNS
4 38 (9.97%) SAN
5 34 (8.92%) HTTP
6 25 (6.56%) FTP
7 23 (6.04%) LDAP
7 23 (6.04%) SSH
8 17 (4.46%) Internet
8 17 (4.46%) SSL
8 17 (4.46%) Multicast
9 16 (4.20%) DHCP
10 14 (3.67%) SMTP
10 14 (3.67%) NAS
11 13 (3.41%) IPv4
11 13 (3.41%) VPN
12 12 (3.15%) VLAN
13 11 (2.89%) IPv6
14 10 (2.62%) HTTPS
15 9 (2.36%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (22.57%) MySQL
2 24 (6.30%) SQL Server
3 21 (5.51%) PostgreSQL
4 18 (4.72%) NoSQL
5 16 (4.20%) Relational Database
6 15 (3.94%) MongoDB
7 13 (3.41%) Apache Cassandra
8 9 (2.36%) RDBMS
8 9 (2.36%) Redis
8 9 (2.36%) Big Data
9 6 (1.57%) Couchbase
9 6 (1.57%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.79%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.52%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.52%) MariaDB
11 2 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.26%) BigTable
Development Applications
1 41 (10.76%) Jenkins
2 29 (7.61%) Subversion
3 24 (6.30%) Git (software)
4 17 (4.46%) JIRA
5 13 (3.41%) Mercurial
6 9 (2.36%) Hudson
7 8 (2.10%) GCC
7 8 (2.10%) Maven
8 6 (1.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (1.31%) TeamCity
10 4 (1.05%) Bazaar
11 3 (0.79%) Artifactory
12 2 (0.52%) VisualVM
12 2 (0.52%) GDB
12 2 (0.52%) FishEye
13 1 (0.26%) Gradle
13 1 (0.26%) Gerrit
13 1 (0.26%) dbdeploy
13 1 (0.26%) Trac
13 1 (0.26%) Ant
General
1 110 (28.87%) Finance
2 34 (8.92%) Banking
3 18 (4.72%) Games
4 11 (2.89%) Investment Banking
5 10 (2.62%) Retail
6 9 (2.36%) Financial Institution
7 8 (2.10%) Law
7 8 (2.10%) Publishing
8 6 (1.57%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.31%) Marketing
10 4 (1.05%) Electronics
11 3 (0.79%) Advertising
11 3 (0.79%) German Language
12 1 (0.26%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.26%) Mandarin Language
12 1 (0.26%) Cantonese Language
12 1 (0.26%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (9.19%) Web Services
2 29 (7.61%) LAMP
3 17 (4.46%) ActiveMQ
4 14 (3.67%) XML
5 10 (2.62%) HTML
6 7 (1.84%) CSS
6 7 (1.84%) JDBC
6 7 (1.84%) JSON
6 7 (1.84%) MCollective
7 6 (1.57%) Apache Flex
7 6 (1.57%) Flash
7 6 (1.57%) JMX
8 4 (1.05%) CherryPy
9 3 (0.79%) Django
9 3 (0.79%) RESTful
9 3 (0.79%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (0.79%) Servlets
9 3 (0.79%) .NET
10 2 (0.52%) JMS
10 2 (0.52%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 46 (12.07%) Open Source
2 29 (7.61%) Hedge funds
3 24 (6.30%) Clustering
4 13 (3.41%) Computer Science
5 11 (2.89%) Replication
5 11 (2.89%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (2.62%) iPad
7 9 (2.36%) Embedded Systems
7 9 (2.36%) Digital Media
8 8 (2.10%) Device Driver
8 8 (2.10%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.57%) E-Learning
9 6 (1.57%) IPTV
9 6 (1.57%) Enterprise Storage
9 6 (1.57%) Over-the-Top Content
9 6 (1.57%) Video on Demand
9 6 (1.57%) Wiki
10 5 (1.31%) Mobile App
11 4 (1.05%) New Media
11 4 (1.05%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 381 (100.00%) Linux
2 155 (40.68%) UNIX
3 119 (31.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 94 (24.67%) CentOS
5 80 (21.00%) Windows
6 42 (11.02%) Ubuntu
7 34 (8.92%) Solaris
8 27 (7.09%) Debian
9 19 (4.99%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (2.89%) Mac OS X
11 10 (2.62%) AIX
12 9 (2.36%) Embedded Linux
13 7 (1.84%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (1.05%) Amazon Linux
14 4 (1.05%) Android
14 4 (1.05%) Windows 7
14 4 (1.05%) Apple iOS
14 4 (1.05%) Windows 8
14 4 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.79%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (28.08%) DevOps
2 47 (12.34%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (12.07%) Configuration Management
4 36 (9.45%) E-Commerce
4 36 (9.45%) Continuous Integration
5 32 (8.40%) Load Balancing
6 29 (7.61%) Performance Tuning
7 27 (7.09%) ITIL
8 21 (5.51%) Capacity Planning
9 19 (4.99%) Disaster Recovery
10 18 (4.72%) Low Latency
11 12 (3.15%) Mentoring
12 11 (2.89%) Coaching
12 11 (2.89%) ITSM
12 11 (2.89%) Project Management
12 11 (2.89%) Service Management
13 9 (2.36%) High Availability
14 8 (2.10%) Release Management
14 8 (2.10%) Performance Monitoring
14 8 (2.10%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 189 (49.61%) Python
2 180 (47.24%) Perl
3 113 (29.66%) Bash Shell
4 90 (23.62%) PHP
5 77 (20.21%) Shell Script
6 74 (19.42%) Java
7 69 (18.11%) Ruby
8 61 (16.01%) SQL
9 17 (4.46%) C++
10 16 (4.20%) C
11 15 (3.94%) JavaScript
12 10 (2.62%) PowerShell
13 7 (1.84%) Korn
14 6 (1.57%) OCaml
15 4 (1.05%) Lisp
15 4 (1.05%) AWK
15 4 (1.05%) Scala
15 4 (1.05%) Haskell
15 4 (1.05%) Erlang
16 3 (0.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 33 (8.66%) Degree
2 7 (1.84%) VCP4
3 6 (1.57%) RHCE
3 6 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (0.79%) CCNA
4 3 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (0.79%) JNCIA
4 3 (0.79%) LPIC
5 2 (0.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.26%) RHCSA
6 1 (0.26%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.26%) SCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.72%) QA
2 7 (1.84%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.31%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.26%) SLA
System Software
1 75 (19.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (7.09%) vSphere
3 23 (6.04%) Xen
4 18 (4.72%) KVM
5 17 (4.46%) Docker
6 16 (4.20%) VMware ESX
7 14 (3.67%) NFS
7 14 (3.67%) LXC
8 13 (3.41%) Apache Flume
9 11 (2.89%) Hyper-V
10 8 (2.10%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 8 (2.10%) Veritas File System
10 8 (2.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 7 (1.84%) VirtualBox
12 6 (1.57%) Postfix
12 6 (1.57%) Active Directory
13 5 (1.31%) Varnish
14 4 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
14 4 (1.05%) Squid
14 4 (1.05%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 164 (43.04%) Puppet
2 110 (28.87%) Opscode Chef
3 69 (18.11%) Nagios
4 29 (7.61%) ZABBIX
5 25 (6.56%) ITRS Geneos
6 23 (6.04%) Ansible
7 21 (5.51%) Vagrant
8 19 (4.99%) Red Hat Satellite
9 14 (3.67%) Salt
10 13 (3.41%) Graylog
10 13 (3.41%) logstash
11 10 (2.62%) Graphite
11 10 (2.62%) Cacti
12 8 (2.10%) CFEngine
12 8 (2.10%) Legato
13 6 (1.57%) NetBackup
13 6 (1.57%) Munin
13 6 (1.57%) SCOM
13 6 (1.57%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 6 (1.57%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 185 (48.56%) Red Hat
2 115 (30.18%) VMware
3 56 (14.70%) Oracle
4 39 (10.24%) Cisco
5 37 (9.71%) HP
6 20 (5.25%) Veritas
7 19 (4.99%) hybris
8 17 (4.46%) Reuters
9 14 (3.67%) Google
9 14 (3.67%) IBM
9 14 (3.67%) Microsoft
10 13 (3.41%) NetApp
11 12 (3.15%) Sun
12 11 (2.89%) Akamai
13 10 (2.62%) Bloomberg
13 10 (2.62%) Dell
13 10 (2.62%) Rackspace
14 7 (1.84%) Splunk
15 6 (1.57%) AppDynamics
16 5 (1.31%) SolarWinds
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 65,000 - 75,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Cyber Team
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 37,000 - 45,000
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £50 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum salary is approx 45-60k base + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £60k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago