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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 223 211 212
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 32 45 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.50% 0.67% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.69% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 23 40 46
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -0.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,700 £31,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £50,000 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +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
6152 6482 7116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.68% 96.54% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5171 5378 5900
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 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,091 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.22% -

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 -18 19 £40,000 +10.34% 8
Merseyside -17 7 £40,000 - 4
Cheshire +23 3 £39,500 -9.71% 3
Lancashire - 3 £35,000 -
Linux Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 57 (100.00%) Linux
2 25 (43.86%) Puppet
3 20 (35.09%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (35.09%) Red Hat
4 19 (33.33%) MySQL
4 19 (33.33%) DevOps
5 18 (31.58%) VMware
6 17 (29.82%) Windows
7 15 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
7 15 (26.32%) CentOS
8 14 (24.56%) Unix
8 14 (24.56%) Python
8 14 (24.56%) Degree
9 12 (21.05%) Computer Science
9 12 (21.05%) C++
10 11 (19.30%) TCP/IP
10 11 (19.30%) Embedded Linux
11 10 (17.54%) Debian
11 10 (17.54%) Electronics
11 10 (17.54%) Configuration Management
12 9 (15.79%) Java
12 9 (15.79%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 9 (15.79%) Multithreading
12 9 (15.79%) Jenkins
13 8 (14.04%) MongoDB
13 8 (14.04%) Apache
14 7 (12.28%) NetApp
14 7 (12.28%) Cisco
14 7 (12.28%) Perl
14 7 (12.28%) Agile Software Development

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 8 (14.04%) Apache
2 4 (7.02%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.26%) OpenStack
4 2 (3.51%) nginx
5 1 (1.75%) IIS
5 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (7.02%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (7.02%) Amazon S3
4 3 (5.26%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (5.26%) GitHub
5 1 (1.75%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.75%) Route 53
5 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (19.30%) TCP/IP
2 6 (10.53%) Firewall
2 6 (10.53%) SAN
3 4 (7.02%) Internet
3 4 (7.02%) NAS
3 4 (7.02%) OpenVPN
3 4 (7.02%) VPN
3 4 (7.02%) WAN
4 3 (5.26%) DNS
4 3 (5.26%) LDAP
5 2 (3.51%) DHCP
5 2 (3.51%) SSL
5 2 (3.51%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.75%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.75%) LAN
6 1 (1.75%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (33.33%) MySQL
2 8 (14.04%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.51%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.75%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (15.79%) Jenkins
2 4 (7.02%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (5.26%) Vagrant
4 2 (3.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (3.51%) JIRA
4 2 (3.51%) Travis CI
5 1 (1.75%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.75%) GitLab
5 1 (1.75%) Hudson
5 1 (1.75%) Maven
5 1 (1.75%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.75%) MSI
5 1 (1.75%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (17.54%) Electronics
2 5 (8.77%) Finance
3 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.75%) Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.75%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.77%) Node.js
2 4 (7.02%) Web Services
3 2 (3.51%) .NET
3 2 (3.51%) LAMP
3 2 (3.51%) XML
4 1 (1.75%) Grails
4 1 (1.75%) J2EE
4 1 (1.75%) J2SE
4 1 (1.75%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (1.75%) RESTful
4 1 (1.75%) Servlets
4 1 (1.75%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.05%) Computer Science
2 9 (15.79%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 4 (7.02%) iPad
4 2 (3.51%) Cybercrime
4 2 (3.51%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.75%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.75%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 57 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (29.82%) Windows
3 15 (26.32%) CentOS
4 14 (24.56%) Unix
5 11 (19.30%) Embedded Linux
6 10 (17.54%) Debian
7 7 (12.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (10.53%) Solaris
9 4 (7.02%) Windows Server
10 3 (5.26%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.75%) Fedora
11 1 (1.75%) HPUX
11 1 (1.75%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.33%) DevOps
2 10 (17.54%) Configuration Management
3 9 (15.79%) Multithreading
4 7 (12.28%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (12.28%) Mentoring
5 6 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (10.53%) Open Source
6 4 (7.02%) Customer Engagement
6 4 (7.02%) ITIL
6 4 (7.02%) Load Testing
6 4 (7.02%) PRINCE2
6 4 (7.02%) Web Operations
7 3 (5.26%) Capacity Management
7 3 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (5.26%) High Availability
7 3 (5.26%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (5.26%) Performance Management
7 3 (5.26%) Software Engineering
8 2 (3.51%) Embedded Software Development
8 2 (3.51%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 14 (24.56%) Python
2 12 (21.05%) C++
3 9 (15.79%) Java
4 7 (12.28%) Perl
4 7 (12.28%) PowerShell
5 5 (8.77%) Ruby
6 4 (7.02%) Bash Shell
6 4 (7.02%) C#
6 4 (7.02%) SQL
7 3 (5.26%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.51%) C
8 2 (3.51%) PHP
8 2 (3.51%) Scala
8 2 (3.51%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.75%) Bourne shell
9 1 (1.75%) Go
9 1 (1.75%) Groovy
9 1 (1.75%) Korn
Qualifications
1 14 (24.56%) Degree
2 1 (1.75%) LPIC
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.75%) RHCE
2 1 (1.75%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.77%) Hyper-V
3 4 (7.02%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.75%) Ceph
4 1 (1.75%) Docker
4 1 (1.75%) Varnish
4 1 (1.75%) vCloud
4 1 (1.75%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 25 (43.86%) Puppet
2 20 (35.09%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (8.77%) Ansible
4 3 (5.26%) Nagios
5 2 (3.51%) Salt
6 1 (1.75%) HAProxy
6 1 (1.75%) Pacemaker
6 1 (1.75%) SELinux
6 1 (1.75%) yum
Vendors
1 20 (35.09%) Red Hat
2 18 (31.58%) VMware
3 7 (12.28%) Cisco
3 7 (12.28%) NetApp
4 4 (7.02%) Atlassian
4 4 (7.02%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.26%) Zerto
6 2 (3.51%) Oracle
7 1 (1.75%) Citrix
7 1 (1.75%) EMC
7 1 (1.75%) HP
7 1 (1.75%) SaltStack
7 1 (1.75%) SAP
7 1 (1.75%) Splunk
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + PHI, Pension, Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
LIVERPOOL
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Salary: £0 - £40,000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Pension, bonus, on call
Posted: 2 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Pension, PHI, Flexible Working
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + flexi time
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £39000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Bytemark Limited
Salary: From £32,000 to £40,000 per annum
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Warrington
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Salary: £39000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
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UKFast
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum depending on experience.
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Salary: From £18,000 to £26,000 per annum depending on experience.
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