The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Merseyside region that had Linux Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Engineer
North West / Merseyside
Rank 66 56 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 6 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.99% 0.76% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 0.79% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 0
Median salary £41,250 £30,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Merseyside 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
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
573 507 450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 94.71% 96.94% 97.40%
Number of salaries quoted 464 395 380
Median salary £37,500 £36,018 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.11% -5.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £63,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of job ads across the Merseyside region that featured Linux Engineer in the job title.

Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Linux Engineer Salary Trend in Merseyside

Linux Engineer
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -3 6 £41,250 +37.50%
Linux Engineer
North West

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, Linux Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Merseyside region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (93.33%) Windows
3 12 (80.00%) Red Hat
3 12 (80.00%) Windows Server
4 11 (73.33%) PowerShell
5 9 (60.00%) HPUX
6 8 (53.33%) Finance
7 7 (46.67%) HP
7 7 (46.67%) CentOS
7 7 (46.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (46.67%) Banking
8 6 (40.00%) IIS
8 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
9 5 (33.33%) Shell Script
9 5 (33.33%) Unix
9 5 (33.33%) C++
9 5 (33.33%) Python
10 4 (26.67%) Puppet
10 4 (26.67%) SAN
10 4 (26.67%) Ruby
10 4 (26.67%) Ubuntu
10 4 (26.67%) Korn
10 4 (26.67%) JIRA
10 4 (26.67%) Apache
10 4 (26.67%) Tomcat
10 4 (26.67%) Java
10 4 (26.67%) Perl
10 4 (26.67%) Fedora
10 4 (26.67%) Bourne shell
10 4 (26.67%) Bash Shell

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (40.00%) IIS
2 4 (26.67%) Apache
2 4 (26.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) SAN
2 2 (13.33%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) JIRA
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 7 (46.67%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Driving Licence
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Cybercrime
2 1 (6.67%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (93.33%) Windows
3 12 (80.00%) Windows Server
4 9 (60.00%) HPUX
5 7 (46.67%) CentOS
5 7 (46.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (33.33%) Unix
7 4 (26.67%) Fedora
7 4 (26.67%) Ubuntu
8 3 (20.00%) Debian
9 1 (6.67%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Server Hardening
2 3 (20.00%) Open Source
3 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (13.33%) Software Deployment
3 2 (13.33%) Time Management
3 2 (13.33%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (6.67%) Device Driver Development
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) PowerShell
2 5 (33.33%) C++
2 5 (33.33%) Python
2 5 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 4 (26.67%) Bash Shell
3 4 (26.67%) Bourne shell
3 4 (26.67%) Java
3 4 (26.67%) Korn
3 4 (26.67%) Perl
3 4 (26.67%) Ruby
4 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (13.33%) MCSE
3 1 (6.67%) VCAP
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Red Hat
2 7 (46.67%) HP
3 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco
4 2 (13.33%) Citrix
4 2 (13.33%) EMC
4 2 (13.33%) VMware