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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Engineer
Rank 236 230 236
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 17 19 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.26% 0.27% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.28% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 16 18 5
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £34,700 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -10.11%
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
6214 6785 6878
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.31% 94.86% 94.88%
Number of salaries quoted 5075 5508 5887
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 £25,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
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 31 July 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 +6 10 £35,000 - 2
Cheshire -3 4 £35,000 - 1
Lancashire - 3 £40,000 -
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 33 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (66.67%) MySQL
3 19 (57.58%) Red Hat
4 16 (48.48%) Apache
5 15 (45.45%) PHP
5 15 (45.45%) CentOS
6 11 (33.33%) nginx
6 11 (33.33%) Debian
7 10 (30.30%) Firewall
8 9 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (27.27%) UNIX
8 9 (27.27%) DNS
8 9 (27.27%) Ubuntu
9 8 (24.24%) Bash Shell
9 8 (24.24%) Puppet
9 8 (24.24%) Python
9 8 (24.24%) VMware
9 8 (24.24%) RHCE
10 7 (21.21%) FTP
10 7 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (21.21%) RHCA
10 7 (21.21%) DevOps
11 6 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
12 5 (15.15%) Configuration Management
12 5 (15.15%) Tomcat
12 5 (15.15%) Web Services
12 5 (15.15%) Java
12 5 (15.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (15.15%) Ruby
12 5 (15.15%) Load Balancing

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (48.48%) Apache
2 11 (33.33%) nginx
3 5 (15.15%) Tomcat
4 2 (6.06%) MS Exchange
4 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.03%) OpenStack
5 1 (3.03%) Joomla!
5 1 (3.03%) Jetty
5 1 (3.03%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.06%) Route 53
2 2 (6.06%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (3.03%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (3.03%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 10 (30.30%) Firewall
2 9 (27.27%) DNS
3 7 (21.21%) FTP
4 4 (12.12%) LAN
4 4 (12.12%) WAN
5 3 (9.09%) VPN
5 3 (9.09%) Asterisk PBX
6 2 (6.06%) OpenVPN
6 2 (6.06%) PPTP
6 2 (6.06%) IPsec
6 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
7 1 (3.03%) LDAP
7 1 (3.03%) Internet
7 1 (3.03%) BIG-IP
7 1 (3.03%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (66.67%) MySQL
2 9 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.03%) Couchbase
4 1 (3.03%) MariaDB
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (3.03%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) Web Services
2 4 (12.12%) HTML
3 3 (9.09%) CSS
3 3 (9.09%) Ajax
3 3 (9.09%) XML
4 2 (6.06%) XSL
4 2 (6.06%) LAMP
5 1 (3.03%) Memcached
5 1 (3.03%) Alternative PHP Cache
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Clustering
1 2 (6.06%) Cryptography
1 2 (6.06%) PKI
1 2 (6.06%) Visualisation
2 1 (3.03%) EqualLogic
2 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.03%) iDTV
2 1 (3.03%) Replication
2 1 (3.03%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 33 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (45.45%) CentOS
3 11 (33.33%) Debian
4 9 (27.27%) Ubuntu
4 9 (27.27%) UNIX
5 5 (15.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (12.12%) Windows
6 4 (12.12%) AIX
6 4 (12.12%) Solaris
7 2 (6.06%) Windows XP
7 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
7 2 (6.06%) Windows 8
7 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (3.03%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (3.03%) Fedora
8 1 (3.03%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) DevOps
2 5 (15.15%) Configuration Management
2 5 (15.15%) Load Balancing
3 3 (9.09%) OOP
3 3 (9.09%) OO
3 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce
3 3 (9.09%) Web Development
3 3 (9.09%) Open Source
3 3 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 3 (9.09%) Coaching
3 3 (9.09%) OO PHP
4 2 (6.06%) Analytics
4 2 (6.06%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (6.06%) Data Protection
4 2 (6.06%) Migration
4 2 (6.06%) Scrum
4 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.06%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (45.45%) PHP
2 8 (24.24%) Python
2 8 (24.24%) Bash Shell
3 5 (15.15%) Ruby
3 5 (15.15%) Java
4 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.09%) Perl
4 3 (9.09%) C++
4 3 (9.09%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.03%) C
5 1 (3.03%) Embedded C
5 1 (3.03%) Embedded C++
5 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) RHCE
2 7 (21.21%) RHCA
3 1 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.03%) Degree
3 1 (3.03%) NCDA
3 1 (3.03%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.09%) Xen
3 2 (6.06%) iptables
3 2 (6.06%) Docker
3 2 (6.06%) XenServer
4 1 (3.03%) vSphere
4 1 (3.03%) Varnish
4 1 (3.03%) KVM
4 1 (3.03%) Ceph
4 1 (3.03%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 8 (24.24%) Puppet
2 4 (12.12%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (9.09%) Nagios
4 2 (6.06%) Vagrant
5 1 (3.03%) Plesk
5 1 (3.03%) Cobbler
5 1 (3.03%) HAProxy
5 1 (3.03%) Ansible
5 1 (3.03%) cPanel
Vendors
1 19 (57.58%) Red Hat
2 8 (24.24%) VMware
3 4 (12.12%) Oracle
4 3 (9.09%) Cisco
4 3 (9.09%) SolarWinds
5 2 (6.06%) Sophos
6 1 (3.03%) F5
6 1 (3.03%) Percona
6 1 (3.03%) Dell Compellent
6 1 (3.03%) EMC
6 1 (3.03%) Juniper
6 1 (3.03%) NetApp
6 1 (3.03%) Google
6 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
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