The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had Linux Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 214 192 241
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +49
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 51 47 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.81% 0.78% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.81% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 40 39 31
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
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
6056 5787 7159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.76% 95.83% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 5102 4779 6116
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

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 9 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 9 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Manchester -20 31 £40,000 -11.11% 15
Merseyside -8 10 £42,500 +21.42%
Cheshire +9 7 £28,000 -44.00% 1
Lancashire -5 3 £35,000 +16.66%
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 North West region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 81 (100.00%) Linux
2 39 (48.15%) Python
3 36 (44.44%) Puppet
4 32 (39.51%) Windows
4 32 (39.51%) Perl
5 31 (38.27%) Red Hat
6 28 (34.57%) VMware
7 24 (29.63%) CentOS
7 24 (29.63%) Opscode Chef
8 23 (28.40%) Configuration Management
9 22 (27.16%) Amazon AWS
9 22 (27.16%) PowerShell
9 22 (27.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 21 (25.93%) Apache
11 20 (24.69%) MySQL
11 20 (24.69%) DevOps
12 19 (23.46%) Java
13 18 (22.22%) SQL
13 18 (22.22%) Unix
13 18 (22.22%) Debian
14 15 (18.52%) Ruby
15 14 (17.28%) Ubuntu
15 14 (17.28%) Firewall
15 14 (17.28%) Finance
15 14 (17.28%) Ansible
15 14 (17.28%) VMware Infrastructure
16 13 (16.05%) Hyper-V
16 13 (16.05%) Active Directory
17 12 (14.81%) DNS
17 12 (14.81%) WAN

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 21 (25.93%) Apache
2 11 (13.58%) nginx
3 9 (11.11%) Tomcat
4 6 (7.41%) IIS
5 5 (6.17%) OpenStack
6 4 (4.94%) WebSphere
7 2 (2.47%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (27.16%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (12.35%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (12.35%) Amazon S3
2 10 (12.35%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (6.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.70%) GitHub
5 2 (2.47%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (17.28%) Firewall
2 12 (14.81%) DNS
2 12 (14.81%) WAN
3 11 (13.58%) Internet
4 8 (9.88%) SAN
5 5 (6.17%) Broadband
6 4 (4.94%) SSL
7 3 (3.70%) TCP/IP
8 2 (2.47%) DHCP
8 2 (2.47%) LAN
8 2 (2.47%) NAS
8 2 (2.47%) OpenVPN
8 2 (2.47%) VPN
8 2 (2.47%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.23%) HTTP
9 1 (1.23%) LDAP
9 1 (1.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (24.69%) MySQL
2 7 (8.64%) MongoDB
3 4 (4.94%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.70%) Redis
5 1 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.23%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 12 (14.81%) Jenkins
2 9 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 7 (8.64%) JIRA
4 5 (6.17%) GitLab
5 4 (4.94%) Eclipse
5 4 (4.94%) Maven
5 4 (4.94%) Vagrant
6 3 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (2.47%) TeamCity
7 2 (2.47%) Travis CI
8 1 (1.23%) Mercurial
General
1 14 (17.28%) Finance
2 9 (11.11%) Banking
3 2 (2.47%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (2.47%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.23%) Electronics
4 1 (1.23%) Legal
4 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.23%) Marketing
4 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.58%) Web Services
2 8 (9.88%) HTML
3 5 (6.17%) Ruby on Rails
3 5 (6.17%) Servlets
3 5 (6.17%) XML
4 4 (4.94%) Grails
4 4 (4.94%) J2EE
4 4 (4.94%) J2SE
4 4 (4.94%) Node.js
4 4 (4.94%) XSLT
5 2 (2.47%) LAMP
6 1 (1.23%) .NET
6 1 (1.23%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (1.23%) RESTful
6 1 (1.23%) WSGI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.35%) Clustering
2 9 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.41%) iPad
4 2 (2.47%) Cybercrime
4 2 (2.47%) Device Driver
4 2 (2.47%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.23%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 81 (100.00%) Linux
2 32 (39.51%) Windows
3 24 (29.63%) CentOS
4 22 (27.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (22.22%) Debian
5 18 (22.22%) Unix
6 14 (17.28%) Ubuntu
7 12 (14.81%) Windows Server
8 9 (11.11%) HPUX
9 4 (4.94%) Fedora
9 4 (4.94%) Solaris
10 2 (2.47%) AIX
10 2 (2.47%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (1.23%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (28.40%) Configuration Management
2 20 (24.69%) DevOps
3 12 (14.81%) Load Testing
3 12 (14.81%) Mentoring
4 11 (13.58%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (13.58%) Software Engineering
5 10 (12.35%) Capacity Management
5 10 (12.35%) Performance Analysis
6 9 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (7.41%) Open Source
8 5 (6.17%) High Availability
8 5 (6.17%) Microservices
9 4 (4.94%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (4.94%) Performance Management
9 4 (4.94%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (4.94%) SDLC
9 4 (4.94%) Server Hardening
10 3 (3.70%) ITIL
10 3 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (3.70%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 39 (48.15%) Python
2 32 (39.51%) Perl
3 22 (27.16%) PowerShell
4 19 (23.46%) Java
5 18 (22.22%) SQL
6 15 (18.52%) Ruby
7 11 (13.58%) C++
8 10 (12.35%) PHP
9 7 (8.64%) Bash Shell
9 7 (8.64%) C
10 6 (7.41%) Go
10 6 (7.41%) Shell Script
11 4 (4.94%) Bourne shell
11 4 (4.94%) Groovy
11 4 (4.94%) Korn
12 3 (3.70%) C#
13 2 (2.47%) JavaScript
14 1 (1.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (3.70%) Degree
1 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (3.70%) RHCE
2 2 (2.47%) MCSE
2 2 (2.47%) RHCSA
3 1 (1.23%) CCNP
3 1 (1.23%) CCSE
3 1 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.23%) LPIC
3 1 (1.23%) RHCT
3 1 (1.23%) VCAP
3 1 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (17.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (16.05%) Active Directory
2 13 (16.05%) Hyper-V
3 8 (9.88%) Postfix
3 8 (9.88%) qmail
4 3 (3.70%) Docker
4 3 (3.70%) vCloud
5 2 (2.47%) PowerHA
6 1 (1.23%) Ceph
6 1 (1.23%) Varnish
6 1 (1.23%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 36 (44.44%) Puppet
2 24 (29.63%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (17.28%) Ansible
4 11 (13.58%) Nagios
5 5 (6.17%) Salt
6 2 (2.47%) CFEngine
7 1 (1.23%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.23%) Pacemaker
7 1 (1.23%) SELinux
Vendors
1 31 (38.27%) Red Hat
2 28 (34.57%) VMware
3 9 (11.11%) Cisco
4 8 (9.88%) HP
4 8 (9.88%) Microsoft
5 5 (6.17%) NetApp
6 4 (4.94%) Atlassian
6 4 (4.94%) Oracle
6 4 (4.94%) Zerto
7 2 (2.47%) Citrix
7 2 (2.47%) EMC
7 2 (2.47%) Veritas
8 1 (1.23%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.23%) SaltStack
8 1 (1.23%) SAP
8 1 (1.23%) Splunk
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