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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 427 407 467
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +60
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 186 219 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.45% 0.51% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.55% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 143 171 149
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 £37,500 £42,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-0.56% +10.00%
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
38776 40118 42976
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.85% 93.84% 94.38%
Number of salaries quoted 32989 32860 37014
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 £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 26 January 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 26 January 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 -26 28 £60,000 +20.00% 7
Surbiton - 6 £37,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames -3 2 £37,500 -11.76%
Hammersmith - 2 £45,000 - 1
Bromley - 1 £42,500 -
Twickenham - 1 £60,000 -
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 377 (100.00%) Linux
2 196 (51.99%) Perl
3 184 (48.81%) Red Hat
4 181 (48.01%) Python
5 168 (44.56%) UNIX
6 164 (43.50%) Puppet
7 119 (31.56%) Finance
8 116 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 111 (29.44%) CentOS
10 107 (28.38%) Bash Shell
11 103 (27.32%) VMware
12 102 (27.06%) Apache
13 96 (25.46%) Opscode Chef
14 88 (23.34%) MySQL
15 81 (21.49%) PHP
15 81 (21.49%) DevOps
16 74 (19.63%) Windows
17 73 (19.36%) Shell Script
18 71 (18.83%) Tomcat
19 70 (18.57%) VMware Infrastructure
20 69 (18.30%) Java
21 64 (16.98%) Ruby
21 64 (16.98%) SQL
22 60 (15.92%) TCP/IP
22 60 (15.92%) DNS
23 58 (15.38%) Firewall
24 54 (14.32%) Nagios
25 52 (13.79%) Oracle
26 46 (12.20%) Hedge funds
27 44 (11.67%) SAN

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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
1 102 (27.06%) Apache
2 71 (18.83%) Tomcat
3 37 (9.81%) JBoss
4 35 (9.28%) OpenStack
5 23 (6.10%) nginx
6 16 (4.24%) Apache Solr
7 12 (3.18%) IIS
8 9 (2.39%) WebSphere
9 8 (2.12%) CMS
10 6 (1.59%) WordPress
11 5 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (1.33%) MS Exchange
12 4 (1.06%) Confluence
13 3 (0.80%) Node.js
13 3 (0.80%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.53%) Drupal
14 2 (0.53%) Jetty
14 2 (0.53%) Cloud Foundry
15 1 (0.27%) MQSeries
15 1 (0.27%) Escenic
Applications
1 8 (2.12%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (1.59%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 36 (9.55%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (7.43%) IaaS
3 12 (3.18%) PaaS
4 8 (2.12%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (2.12%) OpenShift
5 7 (1.86%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (1.59%) Joyent
7 5 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (1.06%) SaaS
9 3 (0.80%) Office 365
10 2 (0.53%) SoftLayer
10 2 (0.53%) Heroku
10 2 (0.53%) Engine Yard
11 1 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.27%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.27%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.27%) AWS Data Pipeline
11 1 (0.27%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.27%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 60 (15.92%) TCP/IP
1 60 (15.92%) DNS
2 58 (15.38%) Firewall
3 44 (11.67%) SAN
4 32 (8.49%) Multicast
5 29 (7.69%) HTTP
6 28 (7.43%) LDAP
7 27 (7.16%) SSH
8 22 (5.84%) DHCP
9 21 (5.57%) FTP
9 21 (5.57%) NAS
10 20 (5.31%) Internet
11 17 (4.51%) iSCSI
12 15 (3.98%) SSL
12 15 (3.98%) IPv4
13 13 (3.45%) VPN
14 12 (3.18%) SNMP
14 12 (3.18%) VLAN
15 11 (2.92%) IPv6
16 9 (2.39%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (23.34%) MySQL
2 25 (6.63%) SQL Server
3 16 (4.24%) Relational Database
4 15 (3.98%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (3.45%) NoSQL
6 12 (3.18%) MongoDB
7 10 (2.65%) Redis
8 8 (2.12%) RDBMS
9 7 (1.86%) Big Data
9 7 (1.86%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (1.33%) MariaDB
11 4 (1.06%) Hadoop
12 3 (0.80%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.53%) Amazon RDS
13 2 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (0.53%) Couchbase
14 1 (0.27%) BigTable
14 1 (0.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 1 (0.27%) DB2
14 1 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 35 (9.28%) Jenkins
2 23 (6.10%) Subversion
3 21 (5.57%) Git (software)
4 11 (2.92%) JIRA
5 10 (2.65%) Mercurial
5 10 (2.65%) GCC
6 9 (2.39%) Hudson
7 7 (1.86%) Maven
8 6 (1.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (1.06%) Bazaar
10 3 (0.80%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.80%) GDB
10 3 (0.80%) Artifactory
11 2 (0.53%) VisualVM
11 2 (0.53%) FishEye
12 1 (0.27%) Gerrit
12 1 (0.27%) Trac
12 1 (0.27%) Ant
12 1 (0.27%) JUnit
General
1 119 (31.56%) Finance
2 26 (6.90%) Banking
3 15 (3.98%) Games
4 11 (2.92%) Publishing
5 10 (2.65%) Law
5 10 (2.65%) Investment Banking
6 7 (1.86%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.33%) Marketing
8 4 (1.06%) Advertising
8 4 (1.06%) Retail
9 3 (0.80%) Electronics
9 3 (0.80%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.80%) German Language
10 1 (0.27%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (9.81%) LAMP
2 25 (6.63%) Web Services
3 15 (3.98%) ActiveMQ
4 10 (2.65%) XML
5 9 (2.39%) HTML
6 7 (1.86%) CSS
6 7 (1.86%) WebSphere MQ
6 7 (1.86%) JSON
6 7 (1.86%) RabbitMQ
7 6 (1.59%) JDBC
8 5 (1.33%) Flash
9 4 (1.06%) CherryPy
10 3 (0.80%) MSMQ
10 3 (0.80%) .NET
10 3 (0.80%) Django
11 2 (0.53%) jQuery
11 2 (0.53%) MCollective
11 2 (0.53%) Apache Flex
12 1 (0.27%) Java EE
12 1 (0.27%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 46 (12.20%) Hedge funds
2 43 (11.41%) Open Source
3 22 (5.84%) Clustering
4 12 (3.18%) Replication
5 11 (2.92%) Management Information System
5 11 (2.92%) Digital Media
6 10 (2.65%) Embedded Systems
6 10 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (2.65%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.86%) iPad
7 7 (1.86%) Enterprise Storage
8 6 (1.59%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.33%) PKI
10 4 (1.06%) E-Learning
10 4 (1.06%) New Media
11 3 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.80%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.53%) Over-the-Top Content
12 2 (0.53%) Video on Demand
12 2 (0.53%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 377 (100.00%) Linux
2 168 (44.56%) UNIX
3 116 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 111 (29.44%) CentOS
5 74 (19.63%) Windows
6 43 (11.41%) Solaris
7 34 (9.02%) Ubuntu
8 29 (7.69%) Debian
9 19 (5.04%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (2.92%) AIX
11 10 (2.65%) Mac OS X
11 10 (2.65%) Embedded Linux
12 9 (2.39%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.80%) Amazon Linux
13 3 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.80%) OpenBSD
13 3 (0.80%) Fedora
13 3 (0.80%) FreeBSD
14 2 (0.53%) VMS
15 1 (0.27%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (21.49%) DevOps
2 40 (10.61%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (10.08%) Configuration Management
4 34 (9.02%) E-Commerce
5 32 (8.49%) Continuous Integration
6 31 (8.22%) Load Balancing
7 23 (6.10%) Capacity Planning
8 21 (5.57%) Performance Tuning
9 20 (5.31%) ITIL
9 20 (5.31%) Project Management
10 14 (3.71%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (2.65%) Low Latency
12 9 (2.39%) Service Management
12 9 (2.39%) Performance Monitoring
12 9 (2.39%) High Availability
13 8 (2.12%) Time Management
13 8 (2.12%) ITSM
13 8 (2.12%) Asset Management
14 7 (1.86%) Content Management
14 7 (1.86%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 196 (51.99%) Perl
2 181 (48.01%) Python
3 107 (28.38%) Bash Shell
4 81 (21.49%) PHP
5 73 (19.36%) Shell Script
6 69 (18.30%) Java
7 64 (16.98%) SQL
7 64 (16.98%) Ruby
8 14 (3.71%) C++
9 13 (3.45%) JavaScript
10 11 (2.92%) PowerShell
11 8 (2.12%) C
12 6 (1.59%) OCaml
13 4 (1.06%) Scala
13 4 (1.06%) Haskell
13 4 (1.06%) Erlang
13 4 (1.06%) Lisp
14 3 (0.80%) VB
14 3 (0.80%) Korn
15 2 (0.53%) AWK
Qualifications
1 35 (9.28%) Degree
2 6 (1.59%) RHCE
3 4 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (0.80%) RHCSA
5 2 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.27%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.27%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.27%) SCSA
6 1 (0.27%) LPIC
6 1 (0.27%) MCP
6 1 (0.27%) MCSE
6 1 (0.27%) CCNP
6 1 (0.27%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.24%) QA
2 7 (1.86%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 70 (18.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (7.69%) vSphere
3 20 (5.31%) NFS
4 18 (4.77%) Xen
5 17 (4.51%) KVM
6 12 (3.18%) Docker
7 11 (2.92%) LXC
7 11 (2.92%) Hyper-V
8 10 (2.65%) VMware ESX
8 10 (2.65%) Apache Flume
9 9 (2.39%) Active Directory
10 7 (1.86%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 7 (1.86%) Veritas File System
10 7 (1.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 5 (1.33%) Postfix
11 5 (1.33%) Firmware
11 5 (1.33%) Samba
11 5 (1.33%) XenServer
11 5 (1.33%) Varnish
12 4 (1.06%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 164 (43.50%) Puppet
2 96 (25.46%) Opscode Chef
3 54 (14.32%) Nagios
4 37 (9.81%) ITRS Geneos
5 24 (6.37%) ZABBIX
6 18 (4.77%) Vagrant
7 16 (4.24%) Red Hat Satellite
7 16 (4.24%) NetBackup
8 14 (3.71%) Ansible
9 12 (3.18%) Salt
10 11 (2.92%) Cacti
11 10 (2.65%) Graylog2
11 10 (2.65%) logstash
12 9 (2.39%) SCOM
13 7 (1.86%) CFEngine
13 7 (1.86%) Legato
13 7 (1.86%) Graphite
14 6 (1.59%) Red Hat Spacewalk
14 6 (1.59%) OpenView
15 5 (1.33%) yum
Vendors
1 184 (48.81%) Red Hat
2 103 (27.32%) VMware
3 52 (13.79%) Oracle
4 37 (9.81%) Reuters
5 36 (9.55%) Cisco
6 35 (9.28%) HP
7 22 (5.84%) Bloomberg
8 20 (5.31%) NetApp
9 19 (5.04%) IBM
10 18 (4.77%) Sun
10 18 (4.77%) Veritas
11 17 (4.51%) Microsoft
12 13 (3.45%) hybris
13 12 (3.18%) Dell
14 11 (2.92%) Rackspace
15 10 (2.65%) Symantec
16 8 (2.12%) Google
16 8 (2.12%) EMC
16 8 (2.12%) Akamai
17 5 (1.33%) SolarWinds
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 1 hour ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000 + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Esum
Salary: Unspecified £70k - £75k + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
People Source
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Salary: From £90,000 to £100,000 per annum plus bonus and bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits + pension
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + package
Posted: 6 days ago