The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside 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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 59 - 65
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 4 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.75% - 1.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% - 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 8
Average salary £30,000 - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Linux Engineer
North West

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
518 466 591
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 97.00% 97.29% 97.52%
Number of salaries quoted 411 402 519
Average salary £36,018 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.21% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux Engineer in the job title across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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
Liverpool - 4 £30,000 - 1
Linux Engineer
North West

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Puppet
2 3 (60.00%) QA
2 3 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (60.00%) Docker
2 3 (60.00%) DevOps
2 3 (60.00%) Gradle
2 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (60.00%) Maven
2 3 (60.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (20.00%) EMC VNX
4 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) ProCurve
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (20.00%) Cacti
4 1 (20.00%) NAS
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL V2
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 3 (60.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) NAS
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Gradle
1 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (60.00%) Maven
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) EMC VNX
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL V2
2 1 (20.00%) Network Design
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Docker
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (60.00%) Puppet
2 1 (20.00%) Cacti
2 1 (20.00%) Nagios
2 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (20.00%) EMC
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) Juniper
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) ProCurve
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (20.00%) Symantec
1 1 (20.00%) VMware