The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 220 206 238
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 15 37 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.23% 0.53% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.55% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 14 30 14
Average salary £36,250 £34,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.07% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,800 £31,850 £23,450
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £35,000 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,875 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+6.58% -5.05%
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 North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6093 6697 6981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.25% 95.52% 95.36%
Number of salaries quoted 4867 5401 5867
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,690 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Linux Engineer Salary Trend in the North West

Linux Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Engineer across the North West region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

Linux Engineer Salary Histogram in the North West

Linux Engineer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 4 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
Manchester +10 7 £32,500 -4.41% 4
Cheshire -16 4 £50,000 +44.92%
Lancashire - 4 £37,500 -
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 35 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (51.43%) MySQL
2 18 (51.43%) Red Hat
3 12 (34.29%) Apache
3 12 (34.29%) CentOS
3 12 (34.29%) Puppet
4 11 (31.43%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (31.43%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (25.71%) PHP
5 9 (25.71%) Ubuntu
6 8 (22.86%) Software Engineering
6 8 (22.86%) nginx
6 8 (22.86%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (22.86%) C++
6 8 (22.86%) Web Services
6 8 (22.86%) UNIX
7 7 (20.00%) SQL
7 7 (20.00%) Python
7 7 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 7 (20.00%) Firewall
7 7 (20.00%) Configuration Management
8 6 (17.14%) Nagios
8 6 (17.14%) DNS
8 6 (17.14%) Debian
8 6 (17.14%) Bash Shell
9 5 (14.29%) RHCA
9 5 (14.29%) Ruby
9 5 (14.29%) RHCE
9 5 (14.29%) VPN
9 5 (14.29%) FTP

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 12 (34.29%) Apache
2 8 (22.86%) nginx
3 5 (14.29%) MS Exchange
4 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
5 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (31.43%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.57%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (5.71%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.86%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.86%) Google Compute Engine
4 1 (2.86%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (2.86%) Route 53
4 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 7 (20.00%) Firewall
2 6 (17.14%) DNS
3 5 (14.29%) VPN
3 5 (14.29%) FTP
4 3 (8.57%) LAN
4 3 (8.57%) WAN
5 2 (5.71%) IPsec
6 1 (2.86%) OpenVPN
6 1 (2.86%) Network Security
6 1 (2.86%) Internet
6 1 (2.86%) HTTPS
6 1 (2.86%) PPTP
6 1 (2.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (51.43%) MySQL
2 11 (31.43%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (11.43%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (5.71%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.71%) Big Data
4 2 (5.71%) Hadoop
4 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.71%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) Web Services
2 2 (5.71%) Kafka
3 1 (2.86%) Regular Expression
3 1 (2.86%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (2.86%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) PKI
1 2 (5.71%) Cryptography
1 2 (5.71%) Visualisation
2 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.86%) SCADA
2 1 (2.86%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.86%) iDTV
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (34.29%) CentOS
3 9 (25.71%) Ubuntu
4 8 (22.86%) UNIX
5 6 (17.14%) Debian
6 4 (11.43%) AIX
6 4 (11.43%) Solaris
7 3 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (8.57%) Windows
8 2 (5.71%) Windows XP
8 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (5.71%) Windows 8
8 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
9 1 (2.86%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) Software Engineering
2 7 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (11.43%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (11.43%) DevOps
4 3 (8.57%) Load Balancing
5 2 (5.71%) OOP
5 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.71%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (5.71%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (5.71%) Analytics
6 1 (2.86%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (2.86%) Server Monitoring
6 1 (2.86%) Kernel Tuning
6 1 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.86%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (2.86%) Data Analysis
6 1 (2.86%) Multithreading
6 1 (2.86%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.86%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.71%) PHP
2 8 (22.86%) C++
3 7 (20.00%) SQL
3 7 (20.00%) Python
4 6 (17.14%) Bash Shell
5 5 (14.29%) Ruby
6 4 (11.43%) Perl
6 4 (11.43%) C
7 3 (8.57%) Java
8 1 (2.86%) C#
8 1 (2.86%) Embedded C
8 1 (2.86%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) RHCA
1 5 (14.29%) RHCE
2 2 (5.71%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.71%) XenServer
3 1 (2.86%) iptables
3 1 (2.86%) Docker
3 1 (2.86%) Squid
Systems Management
1 12 (34.29%) Puppet
2 8 (22.86%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (17.14%) Nagios
4 1 (2.86%) Vagrant
4 1 (2.86%) logstash
4 1 (2.86%) Kibana
4 1 (2.86%) Cacti
Vendors
1 18 (51.43%) Red Hat
2 5 (14.29%) Cisco
3 4 (11.43%) SolarWinds
4 3 (8.57%) VMware
4 3 (8.57%) Juniper
5 2 (5.71%) Sophos
5 2 (5.71%) Google
6 1 (2.86%) Percona
6 1 (2.86%) Perforce
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + On Call, Bonus, Shift Allowance
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
EXCELerate
Salary: Circa £50k plus Healthcare and pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago