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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Engineer
England / North West
Rank 191 192 219
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 57 47 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.97% 0.84% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 0.88% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 41 40 34
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +18.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £54,000 £50,000
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 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
5668 5354 6645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.59% 96.07% 96.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4786 4496 5675
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,468 £55,000 £55,000
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 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 21 January 2017.

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 21 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
Manchester -5 43 £40,000 - 6
Cheshire +7 6 £28,000 -45.63% 1
Merseyside -3 6 £41,250 +37.50%
Lancashire -9 2 £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 21 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 North West region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 102 (100.00%) Linux
2 44 (43.14%) Python
2 44 (43.14%) Puppet
3 40 (39.22%) Windows
4 36 (35.29%) Perl
5 35 (34.31%) Red Hat
6 33 (32.35%) Opscode Chef
7 32 (31.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 32 (31.37%) Configuration Management
8 31 (30.39%) VMware
9 30 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
10 29 (28.43%) DevOps
11 27 (26.47%) CentOS
12 26 (25.49%) PowerShell
12 26 (25.49%) SQL
13 23 (22.55%) Java
13 23 (22.55%) Ansible
14 21 (20.59%) Debian
14 21 (20.59%) Apache
15 19 (18.63%) Ruby
16 18 (17.65%) Unix
16 18 (17.65%) MySQL
16 18 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
17 17 (16.67%) Software Engineering
17 17 (16.67%) Firewall
18 16 (15.69%) Active Directory
18 16 (15.69%) Mentoring
18 16 (15.69%) Jenkins
18 16 (15.69%) Continuous Integration
18 16 (15.69%) Hyper-V

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 (20.59%) Apache
2 13 (12.75%) nginx
3 11 (10.78%) Tomcat
4 7 (6.86%) OpenStack
5 6 (5.88%) IIS
5 6 (5.88%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.96%) CloudStack
6 2 (1.96%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (0.98%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (12.75%) Amazon EC2
2 13 (12.75%) Amazon S3
2 13 (12.75%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (4.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.94%) GitHub
5 2 (1.96%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.98%) IaaS
6 1 (0.98%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (16.67%) Firewall
2 15 (14.71%) Internet
2 15 (14.71%) WAN
3 11 (10.78%) DNS
4 8 (7.84%) TCP/IP
5 7 (6.86%) SAN
5 7 (6.86%) SSL
6 5 (4.90%) Broadband
7 2 (1.96%) HTTP
7 2 (1.96%) LAN
8 1 (0.98%) DHCP
8 1 (0.98%) NAS
8 1 (0.98%) Network Security
8 1 (0.98%) OpenVPN
8 1 (0.98%) VPN
8 1 (0.98%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (17.65%) MySQL
2 7 (6.86%) MongoDB
3 6 (5.88%) SQL Server
4 5 (4.90%) Redis
5 2 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.98%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.98%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 16 (15.69%) Git (software)
1 16 (15.69%) Jenkins
2 7 (6.86%) JIRA
3 6 (5.88%) Eclipse
3 6 (5.88%) Maven
3 6 (5.88%) Vagrant
4 5 (4.90%) GitLab
4 5 (4.90%) TeamCity
5 4 (3.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.96%) Subversion
6 2 (1.96%) Travis CI
7 1 (0.98%) Hudson
7 1 (0.98%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.98%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.98%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 14 (13.73%) Finance
2 10 (9.80%) Banking
3 2 (1.96%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (1.96%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.98%) Electronics
4 1 (0.98%) Legal
4 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.98%) Marketing
4 1 (0.98%) Retail
4 1 (0.98%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (14.71%) Web Services
2 13 (12.75%) HTML
3 8 (7.84%) Servlets
4 6 (5.88%) Grails
4 6 (5.88%) J2EE
4 6 (5.88%) J2SE
4 6 (5.88%) XML
4 6 (5.88%) XSLT
5 5 (4.90%) Ruby on Rails
5 5 (4.90%) SOAP
6 4 (3.92%) Node.js
7 2 (1.96%) .NET
7 2 (1.96%) WSGI
8 1 (0.98%) LAMP
8 1 (0.98%) LEMP Stack
8 1 (0.98%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.78%) Clustering
2 9 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.86%) iPad
4 6 (5.88%) Data Centre
4 6 (5.88%) Device Driver
5 5 (4.90%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.96%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.98%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 102 (100.00%) Linux
2 40 (39.22%) Windows
3 32 (31.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 27 (26.47%) CentOS
5 21 (20.59%) Debian
6 18 (17.65%) Unix
7 14 (13.73%) Ubuntu
8 13 (12.75%) Windows Server
9 9 (8.82%) HPUX
10 6 (5.88%) Embedded Linux
11 5 (4.90%) Fedora
12 2 (1.96%) AIX
12 2 (1.96%) Solaris
13 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (31.37%) Configuration Management
2 29 (28.43%) DevOps
3 17 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 16 (15.69%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (15.69%) Load Testing
4 16 (15.69%) Mentoring
5 14 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (12.75%) Capacity Management
6 13 (12.75%) Performance Analysis
7 9 (8.82%) High Availability
8 7 (6.86%) ITIL
8 7 (6.86%) Open Source
9 6 (5.88%) Device Driver Development
9 6 (5.88%) E-Commerce
9 6 (5.88%) Microservices
9 6 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
9 6 (5.88%) SDLC
10 5 (4.90%) Creative Problem-Solving
10 5 (4.90%) ITIL V3
10 5 (4.90%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (43.14%) Python
2 36 (35.29%) Perl
3 26 (25.49%) PowerShell
3 26 (25.49%) SQL
4 23 (22.55%) Java
5 19 (18.63%) Ruby
6 15 (14.71%) C++
7 14 (13.73%) PHP
8 11 (10.78%) C
9 9 (8.82%) Bash Shell
10 8 (7.84%) Shell Script
11 6 (5.88%) Go
11 6 (5.88%) Groovy
12 5 (4.90%) Embedded C
12 5 (4.90%) Embedded C++
12 5 (4.90%) Korn
13 4 (3.92%) Bourne shell
14 3 (2.94%) C#
15 2 (1.96%) JavaScript
16 1 (0.98%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (6.86%) Degree
2 6 (5.88%) CCNP
2 6 (5.88%) CCSE
2 6 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (4.90%) HNC
3 5 (4.90%) HND
4 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.94%) RHCE
5 2 (1.96%) MCSE
5 2 (1.96%) RHCSA
5 2 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.98%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.98%) LPIC
6 1 (0.98%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (15.69%) Active Directory
2 16 (15.69%) Hyper-V
3 8 (7.84%) Postfix
3 8 (7.84%) qmail
3 8 (7.84%) vCloud
4 5 (4.90%) Docker
5 3 (2.94%) PowerHA
6 2 (1.96%) vSphere
6 2 (1.96%) Xen
6 2 (1.96%) XenServer
7 1 (0.98%) Ceph
7 1 (0.98%) Varnish
7 1 (0.98%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 44 (43.14%) Puppet
2 33 (32.35%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (22.55%) Ansible
4 11 (10.78%) Nagios
4 11 (10.78%) Salt
5 3 (2.94%) Terraform
6 2 (1.96%) CFEngine
6 2 (1.96%) Cobbler
6 2 (1.96%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.98%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.98%) Pacemaker
7 1 (0.98%) Packer
7 1 (0.98%) SELinux
Vendors
1 35 (34.31%) Red Hat
2 31 (30.39%) VMware
3 13 (12.75%) HP
4 11 (10.78%) Cisco
5 9 (8.82%) Microsoft
6 8 (7.84%) Oracle
7 6 (5.88%) CheckPoint
8 4 (3.92%) Atlassian
8 4 (3.92%) NetApp
8 4 (3.92%) Zerto
9 3 (2.94%) Veritas
10 2 (1.96%) Citrix
10 2 (1.96%) EMC
10 2 (1.96%) EnterpriseDB
10 2 (1.96%) SaltStack
11 1 (0.98%) SAP
11 1 (0.98%) Splunk
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