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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 442 469 424
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -45
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 193 189 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.43% 0.39% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.41% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 168 164 177
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,950 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £70,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
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
41632 45743 41625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.54% 93.84% 93.83%
Number of salaries quoted 35154 37996 35183
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,982 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +33 33 £56,250 +2.27% 5
Kingston Upon Thames +3 1 £55,000 +15.78%
Wimbledon - 1 £32,500 -
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 378 (100.00%) Linux
2 178 (47.09%) Python
3 175 (46.30%) Puppet
4 171 (45.24%) Red Hat
5 137 (36.24%) Perl
6 135 (35.71%) Opscode Chef
6 135 (35.71%) DevOps
7 132 (34.92%) UNIX
8 124 (32.80%) VMware
9 117 (30.95%) Apache
10 112 (29.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 106 (28.04%) Finance
12 105 (27.78%) Bash Shell
13 82 (21.69%) VMware Infrastructure
14 80 (21.16%) MySQL
15 79 (20.90%) Windows
16 78 (20.63%) PHP
17 74 (19.58%) Java
17 74 (19.58%) Ruby
17 74 (19.58%) CentOS
18 70 (18.52%) Configuration Management
19 69 (18.25%) Shell Script
20 68 (17.99%) Tomcat
20 68 (17.99%) Agile Software Development
21 64 (16.93%) TCP/IP
22 61 (16.14%) Nagios
23 59 (15.61%) Amazon AWS
24 57 (15.08%) SQL
25 56 (14.81%) DNS
26 50 (13.23%) nginx

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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
1 117 (30.95%) Apache
2 68 (17.99%) Tomcat
3 50 (13.23%) nginx
4 44 (11.64%) JBoss
5 33 (8.73%) OpenStack
6 15 (3.97%) Confluence
7 9 (2.38%) IIS
8 8 (2.12%) Apache Solr
8 8 (2.12%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (1.59%) Cloud Foundry
10 5 (1.32%) WebLogic
10 5 (1.32%) CMS
11 4 (1.06%) Drupal
12 3 (0.79%) Jetty
12 3 (0.79%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.79%) Node.js
12 3 (0.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 2 (0.53%) MS Exchange
13 2 (0.53%) Lightstreamer
14 1 (0.26%) Liferay
Applications
1 14 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 59 (15.61%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (10.05%) IaaS
3 37 (9.79%) PaaS
4 20 (5.29%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (3.44%) Office 365
6 11 (2.91%) Amazon S3
7 9 (2.38%) SaaS
7 9 (2.38%) AWS CloudFormation
7 9 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (2.12%) OpenShift
9 7 (1.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 6 (1.59%) SoftLayer
10 6 (1.59%) Heroku
10 6 (1.59%) Engine Yard
11 5 (1.32%) Joyent
12 4 (1.06%) Google Drive
13 3 (0.79%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 3 (0.79%) Amazon SQS
14 2 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
15 1 (0.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 64 (16.93%) TCP/IP
2 56 (14.81%) DNS
3 49 (12.96%) Firewall
4 34 (8.99%) HTTP
5 33 (8.73%) SAN
6 24 (6.35%) FTP
7 23 (6.08%) LDAP
8 17 (4.50%) SMTP
9 14 (3.70%) HTTPS
10 13 (3.44%) ISDN
10 13 (3.44%) PBX
10 13 (3.44%) VoIP
10 13 (3.44%) Network Security
11 12 (3.17%) DHCP
11 12 (3.17%) VPN
12 11 (2.91%) IPv4
12 11 (2.91%) IPv6
12 11 (2.91%) iSCSI
12 11 (2.91%) SSH
13 10 (2.65%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (21.16%) MySQL
2 23 (6.08%) NoSQL
3 20 (5.29%) SQL Server
4 19 (5.03%) Apache Cassandra
5 17 (4.50%) PostgreSQL
5 17 (4.50%) MongoDB
6 14 (3.70%) Hadoop
6 14 (3.70%) Big Data
7 13 (3.44%) Redis
8 12 (3.17%) Relational Database
9 8 (2.12%) RDBMS
10 6 (1.59%) Couchbase
11 5 (1.32%) Amazon RDS
11 5 (1.32%) HBase
12 4 (1.06%) DB2
13 2 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.53%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.53%) OpenTSDB
13 2 (0.53%) InfluxDB
14 1 (0.26%) BigTable
Development Applications
1 48 (12.70%) Jenkins
2 31 (8.20%) Subversion
3 29 (7.67%) Git (software)
4 20 (5.29%) JIRA
5 9 (2.38%) Mercurial
6 5 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (1.32%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.79%) Maven
8 2 (0.53%) RSpec
8 2 (0.53%) Hudson
8 2 (0.53%) FishEye
9 1 (0.26%) Gradle
9 1 (0.26%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.26%) dbdeploy
9 1 (0.26%) Juju
9 1 (0.26%) Trac
9 1 (0.26%) Gerrit
9 1 (0.26%) Ant
9 1 (0.26%) JUnit
9 1 (0.26%) Eclipse
General
1 106 (28.04%) Finance
2 33 (8.73%) Banking
3 26 (6.88%) Games
4 17 (4.50%) Law
4 17 (4.50%) Retail
5 10 (2.65%) Electronics
6 8 (2.12%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.59%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.32%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.06%) Publishing
10 3 (0.79%) Marketing
10 3 (0.79%) German Language
11 2 (0.53%) Advertising
11 2 (0.53%) Front Office
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 30 (7.94%) Web Services
2 27 (7.14%) ActiveMQ
3 15 (3.97%) Middleware
4 14 (3.70%) Servlets
4 14 (3.70%) XML
4 14 (3.70%) MCollective
5 9 (2.38%) LAMP
6 8 (2.12%) JMX
7 7 (1.85%) JMS
7 7 (1.85%) HTML
8 6 (1.59%) CSS
8 6 (1.59%) JSON
8 6 (1.59%) Apache Flex
9 5 (1.32%) .NET
9 5 (1.32%) J2EE
9 5 (1.32%) CGI
10 4 (1.06%) CherryPy
11 3 (0.79%) Flash
12 2 (0.53%) Rendezvous
12 2 (0.53%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 48 (12.70%) Open Source
2 21 (5.56%) Clustering
3 20 (5.29%) Hedge funds
3 20 (5.29%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (4.23%) Device Driver
5 14 (3.70%) Computer Science
6 13 (3.44%) Wiki
7 8 (2.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (1.59%) Replication
8 6 (1.59%) IPTV
8 6 (1.59%) Video on Demand
8 6 (1.59%) Public Cloud
8 6 (1.59%) Over-the-Top Content
9 5 (1.32%) iPad
9 5 (1.32%) Derivative
10 4 (1.06%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.06%) E-Learning
10 4 (1.06%) DTV
10 4 (1.06%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 378 (100.00%) Linux
2 132 (34.92%) UNIX
3 112 (29.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 79 (20.90%) Windows
5 74 (19.58%) CentOS
6 46 (12.17%) Ubuntu
7 23 (6.08%) Solaris
8 18 (4.76%) Debian
9 16 (4.23%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (3.17%) Mac OS X
11 7 (1.85%) AIX
12 6 (1.59%) Fedora
13 4 (1.06%) Android
13 4 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (1.06%) Windows 7
13 4 (1.06%) Apple iOS
13 4 (1.06%) Windows 8
13 4 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (0.79%) Embedded Linux
15 2 (0.53%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (35.71%) DevOps
2 70 (18.52%) Configuration Management
3 68 (17.99%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (11.64%) Performance Tuning
4 44 (11.64%) Continuous Integration
5 39 (10.32%) ITIL
6 37 (9.79%) E-Commerce
7 26 (6.88%) Load Balancing
7 26 (6.88%) Low Latency
8 21 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
8 21 (5.56%) Mentoring
9 20 (5.29%) Coaching
10 17 (4.50%) Continuous Delivery
11 14 (3.70%) Unit Testing
12 13 (3.44%) Capacity Planning
12 13 (3.44%) Automated Testing
13 12 (3.17%) Software Engineering
14 11 (2.91%) Software Delivery
15 10 (2.65%) Change Control
16 8 (2.12%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 178 (47.09%) Python
2 137 (36.24%) Perl
3 105 (27.78%) Bash Shell
4 78 (20.63%) PHP
5 74 (19.58%) Java
5 74 (19.58%) Ruby
6 69 (18.25%) Shell Script
7 57 (15.08%) SQL
8 27 (7.14%) C
9 16 (4.23%) C++
9 16 (4.23%) JavaScript
10 8 (2.12%) Korn
11 6 (1.59%) PowerShell
12 5 (1.32%) AWK
13 1 (0.26%) Bourne shell
13 1 (0.26%) C-shell
13 1 (0.26%) Groovy
13 1 (0.26%) OCaml
13 1 (0.26%) VB
13 1 (0.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (8.99%) Degree
2 10 (2.65%) RHCE
3 7 (1.85%) CCNA
3 7 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (1.85%) JNCIA
4 6 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.06%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.79%) LPIC
7 2 (0.53%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.26%) SCSA
8 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.26%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.03%) QA
2 7 (1.85%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.06%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.79%) SLA
5 1 (0.26%) PMBOK
System Software
1 82 (21.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (6.08%) VMware ESX
3 19 (5.03%) vSphere
4 16 (4.23%) Docker
5 15 (3.97%) Xen
6 13 (3.44%) VirtualBox
6 13 (3.44%) Apache Flume
7 11 (2.91%) KVM
7 11 (2.91%) NFS
7 11 (2.91%) Hyper-V
8 9 (2.38%) Varnish
9 8 (2.12%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (2.12%) LXC
10 7 (1.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 7 (1.85%) Active Directory
11 6 (1.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 5 (1.32%) Veritas File System
13 4 (1.06%) Squid
14 3 (0.79%) Postfix
14 3 (0.79%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 175 (46.30%) Puppet
2 135 (35.71%) Opscode Chef
3 61 (16.14%) Nagios
4 49 (12.96%) Ansible
5 26 (6.88%) ZABBIX
6 24 (6.35%) Vagrant
7 19 (5.03%) Salt
8 17 (4.50%) Red Hat Satellite
9 13 (3.44%) CFEngine
9 13 (3.44%) Graylog
9 13 (3.44%) logstash
10 12 (3.17%) ITRS Geneos
11 10 (2.65%) Linux-HA
12 7 (1.85%) Graphite
13 6 (1.59%) collectd
13 6 (1.59%) Cobbler
13 6 (1.59%) Ganglia
14 5 (1.32%) Cacti
14 5 (1.32%) SCOM
14 5 (1.32%) Legato
Vendors
1 171 (45.24%) Red Hat
2 124 (32.80%) VMware
3 48 (12.70%) Oracle
4 41 (10.85%) Cisco
5 39 (10.32%) HP
6 22 (5.82%) IBM
7 19 (5.03%) hybris
8 17 (4.50%) Veritas
9 15 (3.97%) AppDynamics
10 12 (3.17%) Splunk
10 12 (3.17%) Microsoft
10 12 (3.17%) Dell
11 11 (2.91%) Akamai
11 11 (2.91%) Google
12 10 (2.65%) Reuters
12 10 (2.65%) Bloomberg
13 9 (2.38%) Sun
14 7 (1.85%) EMC
14 7 (1.85%) F5
14 7 (1.85%) Rackspace
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + 10% bonus & benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £95,000 per annum Salary is approx 50-95k base + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + strong benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £55k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Pension, Health, Gym
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £57000 - £62000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 26 days ago