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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 440 414 461
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +47
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 200 202 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.43% 0.45% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.49% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 165 184 172
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
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
43006 41638 46964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.37% 93.52% 94.55%
Number of salaries quoted 35883 35024 40689
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 +9 47 £52,500 +16.66% 9
Surbiton - 2 £40,000 -
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 404 (100.00%) Linux
2 198 (49.01%) Perl
3 196 (48.51%) Red Hat
4 174 (43.07%) Puppet
5 146 (36.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 146 (36.14%) Python
6 141 (34.90%) Apache
7 138 (34.16%) MySQL
7 138 (34.16%) CentOS
8 123 (30.45%) Bash Shell
9 117 (28.96%) UNIX
10 116 (28.71%) Tomcat
11 112 (27.72%) Finance
12 110 (27.23%) Opscode Chef
13 103 (25.50%) Java
14 101 (25.00%) Ruby
15 95 (23.51%) DNS
16 93 (23.02%) DevOps
17 92 (22.77%) VMware
18 91 (22.52%) Ubuntu
19 86 (21.29%) Nagios
20 79 (19.55%) TCP/IP
21 76 (18.81%) Oracle
22 69 (17.08%) Agile Software Development
23 68 (16.83%) PHP
24 67 (16.58%) VMware Infrastructure
25 64 (15.84%) Load Balancing
26 61 (15.10%) JBoss
26 61 (15.10%) E-Commerce
27 57 (14.11%) Degree

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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
1 141 (34.90%) Apache
2 116 (28.71%) Tomcat
3 44 (10.89%) nginx
4 16 (3.96%) OpenStack
5 15 (3.71%) Drupal
5 15 (3.71%) WebLogic
6 13 (3.22%) CMS
7 12 (2.97%) Escenic
8 11 (2.72%) Elasticsearch
9 8 (1.98%) Node.js
9 8 (1.98%) WebSphere
10 7 (1.73%) IIS
11 6 (1.49%) Confluence
12 3 (0.74%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
13 2 (0.50%) Oracle Coherence
13 2 (0.50%) MS Exchange
14 1 (0.25%) Site Server
14 1 (0.25%) MQSeries
14 1 (0.25%) GlassFish
Applications
1 2 (0.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.95%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.73%) SaaS
3 7 (1.73%) Joyent
4 5 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.50%) IaaS
6 1 (0.25%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.25%) AWS Data Pipeline
6 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 95 (23.51%) DNS
2 79 (19.55%) TCP/IP
3 54 (13.37%) Firewall
4 51 (12.62%) SAN
5 50 (12.38%) SNMP
6 41 (10.15%) LDAP
7 38 (9.41%) DHCP
7 38 (9.41%) SSH
8 34 (8.42%) NAS
9 32 (7.92%) Internet
10 30 (7.43%) HTTP
10 30 (7.43%) SSL
11 26 (6.44%) VPN
12 23 (5.69%) Multicast
13 22 (5.45%) iSCSI
14 20 (4.95%) IPv4
15 17 (4.21%) FTP
16 14 (3.47%) SMTP
16 14 (3.47%) BIG-IP
16 14 (3.47%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (34.16%) MySQL
2 36 (8.91%) MongoDB
3 30 (7.43%) PostgreSQL
4 26 (6.44%) Hadoop
5 24 (5.94%) NoSQL
6 22 (5.45%) Redis
6 22 (5.45%) Relational Database
7 18 (4.46%) MariaDB
8 17 (4.21%) SQL Server
9 14 (3.47%) HBase
10 13 (3.22%) DB2
11 9 (2.23%) Oracle Database
12 8 (1.98%) Big Data
13 7 (1.73%) RDBMS
14 6 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
15 5 (1.24%) Apache Hive
15 5 (1.24%) Mahout
15 5 (1.24%) Impala
16 3 (0.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 3 (0.74%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 45 (11.14%) Jenkins
2 31 (7.67%) Git (software)
3 20 (4.95%) GCC
4 18 (4.46%) Subversion
5 17 (4.21%) Hudson
6 16 (3.96%) GDB
7 14 (3.47%) JIRA
8 6 (1.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (1.24%) Maven
9 5 (1.24%) Mercurial
10 4 (0.99%) Bazaar
11 3 (0.74%) Gerrit
12 2 (0.50%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.50%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.50%) Selenium
12 2 (0.50%) dbdeploy
12 2 (0.50%) Trac
12 2 (0.50%) Artifactory
13 1 (0.25%) Ant
13 1 (0.25%) Redmine
General
1 112 (27.72%) Finance
2 23 (5.69%) Publishing
3 22 (5.45%) Banking
4 21 (5.20%) Telecoms
5 20 (4.95%) Games
6 14 (3.47%) Advertising
7 11 (2.72%) Online Betting
8 9 (2.23%) Law
8 9 (2.23%) Financial Institution
9 8 (1.98%) Legal
10 7 (1.73%) Marketing
11 6 (1.49%) Investment Banking
12 5 (1.24%) Retail Banking
12 5 (1.24%) Retail
13 4 (0.99%) Electronics
14 2 (0.50%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (13.61%) LAMP
2 30 (7.43%) RabbitMQ
3 15 (3.71%) MSMQ
4 14 (3.47%) J2EE
4 14 (3.47%) XML
5 13 (3.22%) ActiveMQ
6 12 (2.97%) Ajax
7 10 (2.48%) Web Services
7 10 (2.48%) CSS
7 10 (2.48%) JSON
8 9 (2.23%) Sphinx
8 9 (2.23%) SOAP
9 7 (1.73%) WebSphere MQ
9 7 (1.73%) Memcached
10 3 (0.74%) Android SDK
10 3 (0.74%) .NET
11 2 (0.50%) HTML
11 2 (0.50%) STL
11 2 (0.50%) Middleware
11 2 (0.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 38 (9.41%) Open Source
2 35 (8.66%) Hedge funds
3 32 (7.92%) Clustering
4 31 (7.67%) Computer Science
5 21 (5.20%) Digital Media
5 21 (5.20%) Embedded Systems
6 14 (3.47%) Online Games
7 13 (3.22%) Replication
8 12 (2.97%) Social Media
8 12 (2.97%) Mobile App
9 10 (2.48%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (2.23%) Enterprise Storage
11 6 (1.49%) Management Information System
12 5 (1.24%) Firmware
13 4 (0.99%) Device Driver
14 3 (0.74%) BBC
14 3 (0.74%) iDTV
14 3 (0.74%) PKI
14 3 (0.74%) Video Editing
14 3 (0.74%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 404 (100.00%) Linux
2 146 (36.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 138 (34.16%) CentOS
4 117 (28.96%) UNIX
5 91 (22.52%) Ubuntu
6 54 (13.37%) Windows
7 48 (11.88%) Solaris
8 28 (6.93%) Debian
9 16 (3.96%) Embedded Linux
10 11 (2.72%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (1.73%) Fedora
12 6 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (1.49%) Android
12 6 (1.49%) AIX
12 6 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (1.24%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.50%) SmartOS
14 2 (0.50%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.50%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.50%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (23.02%) DevOps
2 69 (17.08%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (15.84%) Load Balancing
4 61 (15.10%) E-Commerce
5 41 (10.15%) Configuration Management
6 39 (9.65%) ITIL
7 38 (9.41%) Continuous Integration
8 26 (6.44%) Incident Management
9 23 (5.69%) Capacity Planning
10 18 (4.46%) Change Management
10 18 (4.46%) Low Latency
11 15 (3.71%) Project Management
12 14 (3.47%) Performance Tuning
13 13 (3.22%) Content Management
13 13 (3.22%) Statistical Analysis
14 12 (2.97%) Release Management
14 12 (2.97%) Performance Monitoring
14 12 (2.97%) Mentoring
15 11 (2.72%) Build Automation
16 9 (2.23%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 198 (49.01%) Perl
2 146 (36.14%) Python
3 123 (30.45%) Bash Shell
4 103 (25.50%) Java
5 101 (25.00%) Ruby
6 68 (16.83%) PHP
7 52 (12.87%) SQL
8 40 (9.90%) Shell Script
9 39 (9.65%) C
10 35 (8.66%) C++
11 21 (5.20%) JavaScript
12 12 (2.97%) AWK
13 11 (2.72%) PowerShell
14 9 (2.23%) sed
15 6 (1.49%) Scala
15 6 (1.49%) Embedded C
15 6 (1.49%) Embedded C++
16 4 (0.99%) Lisp
16 4 (0.99%) OCaml
16 4 (0.99%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 57 (14.11%) Degree
2 10 (2.48%) RHCE
3 9 (2.23%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (1.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.50%) CCNP
7 1 (0.25%) CCNA
7 1 (0.25%) MCP
7 1 (0.25%) MCSE
7 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.25%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.73%) QA
2 1 (0.25%) Solvency II
2 1 (0.25%) SLA
System Software
1 67 (16.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (6.68%) NFS
3 23 (5.69%) Xen
4 20 (4.95%) KVM
5 19 (4.70%) vSphere
6 12 (2.97%) VMware ESX
7 11 (2.72%) Postfix
8 9 (2.23%) Samba
9 7 (1.73%) Varnish
9 7 (1.73%) Active Directory
10 5 (1.24%) Docker
11 4 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 2 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.50%) Squid
12 2 (0.50%) Corosync
12 2 (0.50%) GPFS
13 1 (0.25%) RHEV
13 1 (0.25%) Sendmail
13 1 (0.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 174 (43.07%) Puppet
2 110 (27.23%) Opscode Chef
3 86 (21.29%) Nagios
4 27 (6.68%) ZABBIX
5 22 (5.45%) Opsview
6 21 (5.20%) ITRS Geneos
7 20 (4.95%) Cacti
8 19 (4.70%) SCOM
9 18 (4.46%) Salt
10 17 (4.21%) CFEngine
11 15 (3.71%) NetBackup
12 14 (3.47%) Ansible
13 10 (2.48%) Zenoss
14 9 (2.23%) Munin
14 9 (2.23%) Vagrant
15 8 (1.98%) Cobbler
16 6 (1.49%) HAProxy
16 6 (1.49%) Red Hat Satellite
16 6 (1.49%) Red Hat Spacewalk
17 4 (0.99%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 196 (48.51%) Red Hat
2 92 (22.77%) VMware
3 76 (18.81%) Oracle
4 61 (15.10%) JBoss
5 30 (7.43%) Reuters
6 19 (4.70%) Google
6 19 (4.70%) F5
6 19 (4.70%) Cisco
6 19 (4.70%) HP
7 18 (4.46%) Sun
8 17 (4.21%) Bloomberg
9 15 (3.71%) NetApp
10 14 (3.47%) Citrix
11 13 (3.22%) Symantec
12 11 (2.72%) IBM
13 9 (2.23%) Splunk
13 9 (2.23%) Rackspace
14 7 (1.73%) Cloudera
14 7 (1.73%) SolarWinds
14 7 (1.73%) EMC
London
Esum
Salary: Unspecified £Excellent + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £63000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bens + On Call
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum 10% Bonus and Oncall allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 to £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: £90,000 per annum plus excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Central London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Artemis IT Recruitment
Salary: £Excellent + Bonus
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive benefits + bonus
Posted: 23 days ago