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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 206 210 212
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 26 40 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.47% 0.63% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.65% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 21 37 47
Median salary £35,000 £36,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,650 £33,400
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £39,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
5398 6169 6868
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.51% 96.71% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4577 5035 5529
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -4 25 £35,000 +1.44% 4
Cheshire +39 1 £50,000 +42.85% 2
Linux Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 58 (100.00%) Linux
2 26 (44.83%) Red Hat
3 19 (32.76%) Unix
4 18 (31.03%) Degree
5 16 (27.59%) Puppet
6 15 (25.86%) DevOps
6 15 (25.86%) Computer Science
6 15 (25.86%) C++
7 14 (24.14%) CentOS
8 11 (18.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (18.97%) Multithreading
8 11 (18.97%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 11 (18.97%) Embedded Linux
8 11 (18.97%) Electronics
8 11 (18.97%) TCP/IP
8 11 (18.97%) Solaris
8 11 (18.97%) Python
8 11 (18.97%) Opscode Chef
9 10 (17.24%) Java
10 9 (15.52%) Perl
10 9 (15.52%) MySQL
10 9 (15.52%) SAN
10 9 (15.52%) Open Source
10 9 (15.52%) Amazon AWS
11 8 (13.79%) Debian
11 8 (13.79%) VMware
12 7 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (12.07%) Tomcat
13 6 (10.34%) Apache
13 6 (10.34%) Shell Script

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 7 (12.07%) Tomcat
2 6 (10.34%) Apache
3 3 (5.17%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.72%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.72%) Shockwave
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.52%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.17%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.72%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (1.72%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.72%) Route 53
3 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.97%) TCP/IP
2 9 (15.52%) SAN
3 5 (8.62%) DNS
3 5 (8.62%) VPN
4 4 (6.90%) DHCP
4 4 (6.90%) LDAP
4 4 (6.90%) NAS
4 4 (6.90%) OpenVPN
4 4 (6.90%) SSL
5 2 (3.45%) Kerberos
5 2 (3.45%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (1.72%) Firewall
6 1 (1.72%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.72%) Internet
6 1 (1.72%) IPsec
6 1 (1.72%) IPv4
6 1 (1.72%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.72%) LAN
6 1 (1.72%) VoIP
6 1 (1.72%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.52%) MySQL
2 3 (5.17%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.45%) Big Data
4 1 (1.72%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.72%) GitLab
2 1 (1.72%) Hudson
2 1 (1.72%) MSI
2 1 (1.72%) Vagrant
General
1 11 (18.97%) Electronics
2 2 (3.45%) Finance
3 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.62%) Play Framework
2 4 (6.90%) Web Services
2 4 (6.90%) XML
3 3 (5.17%) Akka
3 3 (5.17%) LAMP
4 1 (1.72%) .NET
4 1 (1.72%) Flash
4 1 (1.72%) JMS
4 1 (1.72%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.86%) Computer Science
2 11 (18.97%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 4 (6.90%) iPad
4 3 (5.17%) Data Centre
4 3 (5.17%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (3.45%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (3.45%) PKI
6 1 (1.72%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.72%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.72%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 58 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (32.76%) Unix
3 14 (24.14%) CentOS
4 11 (18.97%) Embedded Linux
4 11 (18.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (18.97%) Solaris
5 8 (13.79%) Debian
6 5 (8.62%) Ubuntu
7 4 (6.90%) SUSE
7 4 (6.90%) Windows
8 1 (1.72%) Android
8 1 (1.72%) Windows CE
8 1 (1.72%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.86%) DevOps
2 11 (18.97%) Multithreading
3 9 (15.52%) Open Source
4 7 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (6.90%) Customer Engagement
5 4 (6.90%) ITIL
5 4 (6.90%) Mentoring
5 4 (6.90%) PRINCE2
5 4 (6.90%) TDD
6 3 (5.17%) BDD
6 3 (5.17%) Configuration Management
6 3 (5.17%) Information Management
6 3 (5.17%) Kanban
6 3 (5.17%) OO
6 3 (5.17%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (5.17%) Scrum
6 3 (5.17%) UML
6 3 (5.17%) Web Development
7 2 (3.45%) Software Engineering
7 2 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (25.86%) C++
2 11 (18.97%) Python
3 10 (17.24%) Java
4 9 (15.52%) Perl
5 6 (10.34%) Scala
5 6 (10.34%) Shell Script
6 5 (8.62%) Bash Shell
6 5 (8.62%) C
7 4 (6.90%) C#
8 3 (5.17%) Ruby
9 2 (3.45%) PHP
9 2 (3.45%) SQL
10 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (31.03%) Degree
2 6 (10.34%) RHCT
3 4 (6.90%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (5.17%) Ceph
1 3 (5.17%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.72%) NFS
2 1 (1.72%) Squid
2 1 (1.72%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 16 (27.59%) Puppet
2 11 (18.97%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (6.90%) Nagios
4 3 (5.17%) CFEngine
5 2 (3.45%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 2 (3.45%) SELinux
6 1 (1.72%) SafeCom
6 1 (1.72%) SCCM
6 1 (1.72%) WSUS
6 1 (1.72%) yum
Vendors
1 26 (44.83%) Red Hat
2 8 (13.79%) VMware
3 4 (6.90%) Cisco
3 4 (6.90%) NetApp
4 3 (5.17%) Oracle
5 1 (1.72%) Adobe
5 1 (1.72%) HP
5 1 (1.72%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.72%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.72%) Twitter
5 1 (1.72%) Veeam
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