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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 417 445 420
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 205 200 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.46% 0.44% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.47% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 166 172 201
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
41703 42749 45256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.82% 93.94% 94.45%
Number of salaries quoted 35553 35221 39129
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £78,500
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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +12 38 £58,750 +17.50% 4
Surbiton - 7 £37,500 -
Bromley - 1 £42,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £37,500 -
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 402 (100.00%) Linux
2 205 (51.00%) Perl
3 191 (47.51%) Red Hat
4 172 (42.79%) Python
5 171 (42.54%) Puppet
6 167 (41.54%) UNIX
7 128 (31.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 124 (30.85%) CentOS
9 121 (30.10%) Finance
10 118 (29.35%) Apache
10 118 (29.35%) Bash Shell
11 110 (27.36%) MySQL
12 104 (25.87%) VMware
12 104 (25.87%) Opscode Chef
13 96 (23.88%) Tomcat
14 81 (20.15%) Java
15 75 (18.66%) TCP/IP
15 75 (18.66%) VMware Infrastructure
16 74 (18.41%) PHP
16 74 (18.41%) Ruby
17 73 (18.16%) Windows
17 73 (18.16%) DNS
17 73 (18.16%) DevOps
18 71 (17.66%) Shell Script
19 66 (16.42%) SQL
19 66 (16.42%) Oracle
20 64 (15.92%) Firewall
21 60 (14.93%) Nagios
22 52 (12.94%) Ubuntu
23 50 (12.44%) SAN

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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
1 118 (29.35%) Apache
2 96 (23.88%) Tomcat
3 50 (12.44%) JBoss
4 28 (6.97%) nginx
5 22 (5.47%) OpenStack
6 15 (3.73%) Apache Solr
7 13 (3.23%) IIS
8 10 (2.49%) CMS
8 10 (2.49%) WebSphere
9 8 (1.99%) WebLogic
10 6 (1.49%) WordPress
11 5 (1.24%) MS Exchange
11 5 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (1.24%) Drupal
12 4 (1.00%) Escenic
13 3 (0.75%) Confluence
14 2 (0.50%) Node.js
14 2 (0.50%) Jetty
14 2 (0.50%) MQSeries
15 1 (0.25%) GlassFish
Applications
1 4 (1.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (1.49%) Fredhopper
2 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (7.21%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (4.48%) IaaS
3 9 (2.24%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (1.74%) PaaS
5 6 (1.49%) OpenShift
6 5 (1.24%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (1.00%) Joyent
7 4 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (1.00%) SaaS
8 2 (0.50%) Office 365
9 1 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.25%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.25%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.25%) Route 53
9 1 (0.25%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.25%) AWS Data Pipeline
Communications & Networking
1 75 (18.66%) TCP/IP
2 73 (18.16%) DNS
3 64 (15.92%) Firewall
4 50 (12.44%) SAN
5 42 (10.45%) SSH
6 33 (8.21%) LDAP
6 33 (8.21%) HTTP
7 31 (7.71%) Multicast
8 30 (7.46%) DHCP
9 28 (6.97%) SNMP
9 28 (6.97%) NAS
10 22 (5.47%) Internet
10 22 (5.47%) SSL
10 22 (5.47%) IPv4
10 22 (5.47%) iSCSI
11 19 (4.73%) FTP
12 14 (3.48%) VPN
13 13 (3.23%) BIG-IP
13 13 (3.23%) VLAN
14 12 (2.99%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (27.36%) MySQL
2 24 (5.97%) SQL Server
3 19 (4.73%) Relational Database
4 16 (3.98%) MongoDB
5 13 (3.23%) NoSQL
5 13 (3.23%) Redis
5 13 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (2.74%) MariaDB
7 8 (1.99%) RDBMS
8 6 (1.49%) DB2
8 6 (1.49%) Hadoop
9 5 (1.24%) Oracle Database
9 5 (1.24%) Big Data
10 4 (1.00%) HBase
11 3 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.50%) Amazon RDS
13 1 (0.25%) Amazon Redshift
13 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2005
13 1 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 35 (8.71%) Jenkins
2 20 (4.98%) Git (software)
3 19 (4.73%) Subversion
4 15 (3.73%) GCC
5 14 (3.48%) Hudson
6 11 (2.74%) JIRA
7 8 (1.99%) GDB
8 7 (1.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 7 (1.74%) Mercurial
9 6 (1.49%) Maven
10 4 (1.00%) Bazaar
11 3 (0.75%) Gerrit
11 3 (0.75%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.75%) Artifactory
12 2 (0.50%) VisualVM
13 1 (0.25%) Trac
General
1 121 (30.10%) Finance
2 26 (6.47%) Banking
3 16 (3.98%) Publishing
4 13 (3.23%) Games
5 11 (2.74%) Law
5 11 (2.74%) Investment Banking
6 8 (1.99%) Advertising
7 7 (1.74%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.24%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.00%) Marketing
10 3 (0.75%) German Language
10 3 (0.75%) Electronics
11 1 (0.25%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (9.95%) LAMP
2 19 (4.73%) Web Services
3 16 (3.98%) RabbitMQ
4 15 (3.73%) ActiveMQ
5 9 (2.24%) XML
5 9 (2.24%) MSMQ
6 8 (1.99%) CSS
6 8 (1.99%) JSON
7 7 (1.74%) WebSphere MQ
8 6 (1.49%) JDBC
8 6 (1.49%) J2EE
9 5 (1.24%) HTML
9 5 (1.24%) .NET
9 5 (1.24%) Flash
10 4 (1.00%) SOAP
10 4 (1.00%) Ajax
11 3 (0.75%) CherryPy
11 3 (0.75%) Java EE
11 3 (0.75%) Django
12 2 (0.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 46 (11.44%) Hedge funds
2 35 (8.71%) Open Source
3 25 (6.22%) Clustering
4 16 (3.98%) Computer Science
4 16 (3.98%) Digital Media
4 16 (3.98%) Embedded Systems
5 13 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (2.74%) Replication
7 10 (2.49%) Management Information System
8 9 (2.24%) Algorithms
8 9 (2.24%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.49%) iPad
9 6 (1.49%) PKI
9 6 (1.49%) Enterprise Storage
10 4 (1.00%) New Media
10 4 (1.00%) BBC
10 4 (1.00%) E-Learning
11 3 (0.75%) Video Editing
11 3 (0.75%) iDTV
12 2 (0.50%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 402 (100.00%) Linux
2 167 (41.54%) UNIX
3 128 (31.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 124 (30.85%) CentOS
5 73 (18.16%) Windows
6 52 (12.94%) Ubuntu
7 49 (12.19%) Solaris
8 39 (9.70%) Debian
9 19 (4.73%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (3.23%) Embedded Linux
10 13 (3.23%) AIX
11 9 (2.24%) Mac OS X
11 9 (2.24%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (1.74%) Fedora
13 3 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.75%) OpenBSD
13 3 (0.75%) FreeBSD
13 3 (0.75%) Amazon Linux
14 2 (0.50%) VMS
15 1 (0.25%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (18.16%) DevOps
2 47 (11.69%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (11.44%) E-Commerce
4 38 (9.45%) Load Balancing
5 35 (8.71%) Configuration Management
6 32 (7.96%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (6.47%) Capacity Planning
7 26 (6.47%) ITIL
8 20 (4.98%) Project Management
9 18 (4.48%) Performance Tuning
10 10 (2.49%) Build Automation
10 10 (2.49%) High Availability
10 10 (2.49%) Incident Management
11 9 (2.24%) Content Management
11 9 (2.24%) Performance Monitoring
11 9 (2.24%) Low Latency
12 8 (1.99%) Time Management
12 8 (1.99%) Asset Management
12 8 (1.99%) Service Management
12 8 (1.99%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 205 (51.00%) Perl
2 172 (42.79%) Python
3 118 (29.35%) Bash Shell
4 81 (20.15%) Java
5 74 (18.41%) PHP
5 74 (18.41%) Ruby
6 71 (17.66%) Shell Script
7 66 (16.42%) SQL
8 17 (4.23%) C++
9 14 (3.48%) JavaScript
10 12 (2.99%) C
11 11 (2.74%) PowerShell
12 7 (1.74%) AWK
13 6 (1.49%) OCaml
14 5 (1.24%) sed
14 5 (1.24%) Embedded C
15 4 (1.00%) Embedded C++
15 4 (1.00%) Lisp
15 4 (1.00%) Scala
15 4 (1.00%) Korn
Qualifications
1 42 (10.45%) Degree
2 8 (1.99%) RHCE
3 7 (1.74%) RHCSA
4 5 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.25%) SCSA
6 1 (0.25%) MCP
6 1 (0.25%) MCSE
6 1 (0.25%) CCNP
6 1 (0.25%) CCNA
6 1 (0.25%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.73%) QA
2 7 (1.74%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 75 (18.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (7.46%) vSphere
3 24 (5.97%) NFS
4 21 (5.22%) KVM
5 19 (4.73%) Xen
6 12 (2.99%) Docker
7 11 (2.74%) LXC
8 10 (2.49%) Active Directory
9 8 (1.99%) Hyper-V
9 8 (1.99%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 7 (1.74%) Apache Flume
10 7 (1.74%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 7 (1.74%) Veritas File System
10 7 (1.74%) Firmware
10 7 (1.74%) VMware ESX
11 6 (1.49%) Postfix
11 6 (1.49%) Varnish
12 5 (1.24%) XenServer
12 5 (1.24%) Samba
13 4 (1.00%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 171 (42.54%) Puppet
2 104 (25.87%) Opscode Chef
3 60 (14.93%) Nagios
4 36 (8.96%) ITRS Geneos
5 26 (6.47%) ZABBIX
6 18 (4.48%) NetBackup
7 16 (3.98%) Cacti
7 16 (3.98%) SCOM
8 14 (3.48%) Vagrant
8 14 (3.48%) CFEngine
8 14 (3.48%) Red Hat Satellite
9 13 (3.23%) Ansible
9 13 (3.23%) Salt
10 7 (1.74%) Graylog2
10 7 (1.74%) logstash
10 7 (1.74%) Legato
11 6 (1.49%) OpenView
11 6 (1.49%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 6 (1.49%) yum
12 5 (1.24%) Opsview
Vendors
1 191 (47.51%) Red Hat
2 104 (25.87%) VMware
3 66 (16.42%) Oracle
4 39 (9.70%) Reuters
5 30 (7.46%) Cisco
5 30 (7.46%) HP
6 23 (5.72%) Sun
7 22 (5.47%) Bloomberg
8 20 (4.98%) NetApp
9 16 (3.98%) IBM
9 16 (3.98%) Veritas
10 14 (3.48%) Microsoft
11 12 (2.99%) hybris
11 12 (2.99%) Symantec
11 12 (2.99%) Google
12 10 (2.49%) Dell
13 9 (2.24%) Citrix
13 9 (2.24%) Rackspace
14 8 (1.99%) EMC
14 8 (1.99%) F5
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Posted: 1 hour ago
London
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Salary: £36,000 - £52,000 + Awesome Benefits & Place to Work!
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