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 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 232 220 229
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 23 28 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.34% 0.38% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.40% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 22 26 8
Average salary £38,750 £35,250 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.92% +2.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,100 £34,500 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £43,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
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
6422 6986 6400
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.51% 94.80% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 5351 5699 5505
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 September 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 September 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 +5 17 £38,750 +4.72% 4
Cheshire -13 5 £35,000 - 4
Lancashire - 1 £40,000 -
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 20 (57.14%) PHP
2 20 (57.14%) MySQL
2 20 (57.14%) Red Hat
3 16 (45.71%) Apache
4 15 (42.86%) CentOS
5 13 (37.14%) Puppet
5 13 (37.14%) Python
6 12 (34.29%) Debian
6 12 (34.29%) nginx
7 11 (31.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (28.57%) DevOps
9 9 (25.71%) Bash Shell
9 9 (25.71%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (25.71%) DNS
10 8 (22.86%) VMware
10 8 (22.86%) RHCE
10 8 (22.86%) Amazon AWS
11 7 (20.00%) Open Source
11 7 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
11 7 (20.00%) RHCA
11 7 (20.00%) FTP
11 7 (20.00%) Perl
11 7 (20.00%) Java
12 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (17.14%) Ruby
13 5 (14.29%) UNIX
13 5 (14.29%) Tomcat
13 5 (14.29%) Firewall
14 4 (11.43%) Shell Script

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 16 (45.71%) Apache
2 12 (34.29%) nginx
3 5 (14.29%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.86%) Joomla!
4 1 (2.86%) Jetty
4 1 (2.86%) WordPress
4 1 (2.86%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.86%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.71%) Route 53
2 2 (5.71%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (2.86%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.86%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.71%) DNS
2 7 (20.00%) FTP
3 5 (14.29%) Firewall
4 3 (8.57%) Asterisk PBX
4 3 (8.57%) VPN
5 2 (5.71%) LAN
5 2 (5.71%) WAN
5 2 (5.71%) OpenVPN
5 2 (5.71%) PPTP
5 2 (5.71%) IPsec
6 1 (2.86%) BIG-IP
6 1 (2.86%) Network Security
6 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.86%) LDAP
6 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (57.14%) MySQL
2 9 (25.71%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.86%) Couchbase
4 1 (2.86%) MariaDB
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) Web Services
1 4 (11.43%) HTML
1 4 (11.43%) Play Framework
2 3 (8.57%) CSS
2 3 (8.57%) Ajax
2 3 (8.57%) XML
3 2 (5.71%) XSL
3 2 (5.71%) LAMP
4 1 (2.86%) Memcached
4 1 (2.86%) Alternative PHP Cache
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (8.57%) Clustering
3 2 (5.71%) Cryptography
3 2 (5.71%) PKI
3 2 (5.71%) Replication
4 1 (2.86%) SCADA
4 1 (2.86%) EqualLogic
4 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.86%) iDTV
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (42.86%) CentOS
3 12 (34.29%) Debian
4 11 (31.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (14.29%) UNIX
6 4 (11.43%) Ubuntu
7 3 (8.57%) Windows
8 2 (5.71%) AIX
8 2 (5.71%) Fedora
9 1 (2.86%) SUSE
9 1 (2.86%) Solaris
9 1 (2.86%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) DevOps
2 7 (20.00%) Open Source
3 4 (11.43%) E-Commerce
3 4 (11.43%) Web Development
4 3 (8.57%) Load Balancing
4 3 (8.57%) OOP
4 3 (8.57%) OO
4 3 (8.57%) Configuration Management
4 3 (8.57%) OO PHP
4 3 (8.57%) Mentoring
4 3 (8.57%) Coaching
5 2 (5.71%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (5.71%) Data Protection
5 2 (5.71%) Analytics
5 2 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (5.71%) Migration
5 2 (5.71%) Scrum
5 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.71%) TDD
6 1 (2.86%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (57.14%) PHP
2 13 (37.14%) Python
3 9 (25.71%) Bash Shell
4 7 (20.00%) Perl
4 7 (20.00%) Java
5 6 (17.14%) Ruby
6 4 (11.43%) Scala
6 4 (11.43%) Shell Script
7 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
7 3 (8.57%) C++
8 1 (2.86%) C
8 1 (2.86%) Embedded C
8 1 (2.86%) Embedded C++
8 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) RHCE
2 7 (20.00%) RHCA
3 1 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.86%) Degree
3 1 (2.86%) NCDA
3 1 (2.86%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.57%) Xen
3 2 (5.71%) iptables
3 2 (5.71%) Docker
4 1 (2.86%) Ceph
4 1 (2.86%) GlusterFS
4 1 (2.86%) vSphere
4 1 (2.86%) Varnish
4 1 (2.86%) KVM
Systems Management
1 13 (37.14%) Puppet
2 7 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (11.43%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 2 (5.71%) Vagrant
5 1 (2.86%) Plesk
5 1 (2.86%) Cobbler
5 1 (2.86%) HAProxy
5 1 (2.86%) Ansible
5 1 (2.86%) cPanel
Vendors
1 20 (57.14%) Red Hat
2 8 (22.86%) VMware
3 4 (11.43%) Oracle
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco
4 1 (2.86%) EMC
4 1 (2.86%) Juniper
4 1 (2.86%) NetApp
4 1 (2.86%) Google
4 1 (2.86%) F5
4 1 (2.86%) Percona
4 1 (2.86%) Dell Compellent
4 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
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