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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Engineer
England / North West
Rank 185 201 226
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 62 35 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.03% 0.62% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 0.64% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 47 30 38
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
5819 5452 6757
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.69% 96.53% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4848 4583 5628
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 £24,750 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 24 February 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 24 February 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 +3 53 £37,500 -11.76% 7
Cheshire +14 6 £28,500 -37.70%
Lancashire -9 2 £35,000 +16.66%
Merseyside -2 1 £42,500 +41.66% 2
Linux Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 February 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.

1 116 (100.00%) Linux
2 48 (41.38%) Python
3 42 (36.21%) Windows
3 42 (36.21%) Puppet
4 39 (33.62%) Red Hat
5 38 (32.76%) Perl
5 38 (32.76%) VMware
6 35 (30.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 34 (29.31%) Amazon AWS
8 33 (28.45%) Opscode Chef
9 31 (26.72%) Configuration Management
10 29 (25.00%) SQL
11 26 (22.41%) PowerShell
12 25 (21.55%) CentOS
13 24 (20.69%) DevOps
14 23 (19.83%) Ansible
14 23 (19.83%) VMware Infrastructure
15 22 (18.97%) Unix
15 22 (18.97%) Debian
16 21 (18.10%) Software Engineering
16 21 (18.10%) Active Directory
16 21 (18.10%) Java
16 21 (18.10%) Apache
16 21 (18.10%) Git (software)
16 21 (18.10%) Ruby
17 20 (17.24%) Ubuntu
17 20 (17.24%) PHP
17 20 (17.24%) C++
17 20 (17.24%) HTML
18 19 (16.38%) Firewall

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 (18.10%) Apache
2 13 (11.21%) nginx
2 13 (11.21%) Tomcat
3 8 (6.90%) WebSphere
4 7 (6.03%) OpenStack
5 6 (5.17%) IIS
5 6 (5.17%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.59%) CloudStack
6 3 (2.59%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.72%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (0.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 34 (29.31%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (11.21%) Amazon EC2
2 13 (11.21%) Amazon S3
2 13 (11.21%) AWS CloudFormation
3 8 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.59%) GitHub
5 2 (1.72%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.86%) IaaS
6 1 (0.86%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (16.38%) Firewall
2 17 (14.66%) Internet
3 15 (12.93%) WAN
4 14 (12.07%) DNS
5 13 (11.21%) TCP/IP
6 7 (6.03%) SSL
7 6 (5.17%) SAN
8 5 (4.31%) Broadband
9 3 (2.59%) VLAN
9 3 (2.59%) VoIP
10 2 (1.72%) HTTP
10 2 (1.72%) LAN
11 1 (0.86%) DHCP
11 1 (0.86%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.66%) MySQL
2 11 (9.48%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.31%) Redis
4 4 (3.45%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.86%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.86%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 21 (18.10%) Git (software)
2 15 (12.93%) Jenkins
3 8 (6.90%) Eclipse
3 8 (6.90%) Maven
4 6 (5.17%) JIRA
4 6 (5.17%) TeamCity
4 6 (5.17%) Vagrant
5 5 (4.31%) GitLab
6 4 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (2.59%) Subversion
8 2 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.72%) Hudson
9 1 (0.86%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.86%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.86%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.86%) Travis CI
General
1 13 (11.21%) Finance
2 10 (8.62%) Banking
3 3 (2.59%) Electronics
3 3 (2.59%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.72%) Corporate Banking
4 2 (1.72%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.72%) Retail
5 1 (0.86%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (17.24%) HTML
2 15 (12.93%) Web Services
3 11 (9.48%) SOAP
4 10 (8.62%) Servlets
5 8 (6.90%) Grails
5 8 (6.90%) J2EE
5 8 (6.90%) J2SE
5 8 (6.90%) XML
5 8 (6.90%) XSLT
6 5 (4.31%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (1.72%) Node.js
7 2 (1.72%) WSGI
8 1 (0.86%) .NET
8 1 (0.86%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (0.86%) Kafka
8 1 (0.86%) LAMP
8 1 (0.86%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.34%) Clustering
1 12 (10.34%) iPad
2 11 (9.48%) Device Driver
3 10 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (6.90%) Data Centre
5 7 (6.03%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.72%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 116 (100.00%) Linux
2 42 (36.21%) Windows
3 35 (30.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 25 (21.55%) CentOS
5 22 (18.97%) Debian
5 22 (18.97%) Unix
6 20 (17.24%) Ubuntu
7 17 (14.66%) Windows Server
8 11 (9.48%) Embedded Linux
9 9 (7.76%) HPUX
10 5 (4.31%) Fedora
11 4 (3.45%) Solaris
12 3 (2.59%) SUSE
12 3 (2.59%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (1.72%) AIX
14 1 (0.86%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (26.72%) Configuration Management
2 24 (20.69%) DevOps
3 21 (18.10%) Software Engineering
4 18 (15.52%) Load Testing
4 18 (15.52%) Mentoring
5 16 (13.79%) Performance Analysis
6 15 (12.93%) Capacity Management
6 15 (12.93%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (12.93%) Customer Requirements
7 14 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (10.34%) ITIL
9 11 (9.48%) Device Driver Development
9 11 (9.48%) High Availability
10 10 (8.62%) Creative Problem-Solving
11 8 (6.90%) Requirements Analysis
11 8 (6.90%) SDLC
12 7 (6.03%) Validation
13 6 (5.17%) E-Commerce
13 6 (5.17%) Microservices
14 5 (4.31%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 48 (41.38%) Python
2 38 (32.76%) Perl
3 29 (25.00%) SQL
4 26 (22.41%) PowerShell
5 21 (18.10%) Java
5 21 (18.10%) Ruby
6 20 (17.24%) C++
6 20 (17.24%) PHP
7 16 (13.79%) C
8 15 (12.93%) Bash Shell
9 11 (9.48%) Embedded C
9 11 (9.48%) Embedded C++
10 8 (6.90%) Groovy
10 8 (6.90%) Shell Script
11 6 (5.17%) Go
12 5 (4.31%) Korn
13 4 (3.45%) Bourne shell
14 1 (0.86%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (6.90%) CCNP
1 8 (6.90%) CCSE
1 8 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (6.03%) Degree
2 7 (6.03%) HNC
2 7 (6.03%) HND
3 4 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.59%) RHCE
5 2 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.72%) MCSE
5 2 (1.72%) RHCSA
6 1 (0.86%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.86%) LPIC
6 1 (0.86%) VCAP
System Software
1 23 (19.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (18.10%) Active Directory
3 18 (15.52%) Hyper-V
4 10 (8.62%) vCloud
5 9 (7.76%) Postfix
5 9 (7.76%) qmail
6 6 (5.17%) Docker
7 3 (2.59%) PowerHA
7 3 (2.59%) vSphere
7 3 (2.59%) Xen
7 3 (2.59%) XenServer
8 1 (0.86%) Ceph
8 1 (0.86%) KVM
8 1 (0.86%) NFS
8 1 (0.86%) Varnish
8 1 (0.86%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 42 (36.21%) Puppet
2 33 (28.45%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (19.83%) Ansible
4 14 (12.07%) Nagios
5 11 (9.48%) Salt
6 4 (3.45%) Kibana
6 4 (3.45%) logstash
6 4 (3.45%) Terraform
7 3 (2.59%) Cobbler
7 3 (2.59%) Graphite
7 3 (2.59%) Tivoli
8 2 (1.72%) CFEngine
9 1 (0.86%) Icinga
9 1 (0.86%) Pacemaker
9 1 (0.86%) Packer
Vendors
1 39 (33.62%) Red Hat
2 38 (32.76%) VMware
3 15 (12.93%) HP
4 14 (12.07%) Microsoft
5 12 (10.34%) Cisco
6 9 (7.76%) Oracle
7 8 (6.90%) CheckPoint
8 4 (3.45%) Zerto
9 3 (2.59%) Atlassian
9 3 (2.59%) EnterpriseDB
9 3 (2.59%) Kaspersky
9 3 (2.59%) NetApp
9 3 (2.59%) Sophos
9 3 (2.59%) Veritas
10 2 (1.72%) Citrix
10 2 (1.72%) EMC
11 1 (0.86%) SaltStack
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
FT Select
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £18,000 to £26,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
North West
Morson International
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
iKas international
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 11 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Innovative Technology Limited
Salary: Highly-competitive and negotiable, depending on experience
Posted: 15 days ago