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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 192 215 205
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 39 43 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.70% 0.61% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.63% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 34 40 38
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,200 £50,000 £42,750
UK excluding London average 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
5353 6787 6388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.12% 96.58% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 4488 5731 5335
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,001 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 11 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(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 +24 29 £40,000 +23.07% 7
Cheshire +29 9 £50,000 - 2
Merseyside - 4 £30,000 - 2
Lancashire +6 3 £30,000 -20.00%
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 84 (100.00%) Linux
2 36 (42.86%) Puppet
3 33 (39.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 31 (36.90%) Python
5 30 (35.71%) Red Hat
5 30 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
6 29 (34.52%) DevOps
7 26 (30.95%) PHP
8 24 (28.57%) Perl
8 24 (28.57%) CentOS
9 23 (27.38%) Open Source
9 23 (27.38%) Unix
10 19 (22.62%) Java
11 17 (20.24%) E-Commerce
12 16 (19.05%) MySQL
12 16 (19.05%) Play Framework
12 16 (19.05%) Scala
12 16 (19.05%) Degree
13 15 (17.86%) Opscode Chef
14 14 (16.67%) C++
14 14 (16.67%) Shell Script
15 13 (15.48%) Hybrid Cloud
15 13 (15.48%) Red Hat Spacewalk
16 12 (14.29%) Bash Shell
17 11 (13.10%) Ruby
17 11 (13.10%) C
18 10 (11.90%) Configuration Management
18 10 (11.90%) Change Management
19 9 (10.71%) TDD
19 9 (10.71%) Software Engineering

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 4 (4.76%) Apache
1 4 (4.76%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.38%) nginx
2 2 (2.38%) Node.js
3 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.19%) IIS
3 1 (1.19%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.19%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Shockwave
Cloud Services
1 30 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.38%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.19%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.19%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.19%) Linode
4 1 (1.19%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (5.95%) Ethernet
2 5 (5.95%) SSH
3 3 (3.57%) LAN
4 2 (2.38%) Firewall
4 2 (2.38%) NAS
4 2 (2.38%) OpenVPN
4 2 (2.38%) SAN
4 2 (2.38%) VPN
5 1 (1.19%) 4G
5 1 (1.19%) ADSL
5 1 (1.19%) DHCP
5 1 (1.19%) DNS
5 1 (1.19%) FTP
5 1 (1.19%) IPsec
5 1 (1.19%) LDAP
5 1 (1.19%) Network Security
5 1 (1.19%) PPTP
5 1 (1.19%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.19%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (19.05%) MySQL
2 9 (10.71%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.95%) RDBMS
3 5 (5.95%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.38%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (2.38%) Redis
5 1 (1.19%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (10.71%) Jenkins
1 9 (10.71%) Maven
2 6 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.76%) Gradle
4 3 (3.57%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.19%) Ant
5 1 (1.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.19%) JIRA
5 1 (1.19%) Selenium
General
1 8 (9.52%) Finance
2 5 (5.95%) Retail
3 4 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.57%) Games
5 1 (1.19%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (19.05%) Play Framework
2 7 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
3 6 (7.14%) Web Services
4 5 (5.95%) ActiveMQ
4 5 (5.95%) Hibernate
4 5 (5.95%) Java EE
4 5 (5.95%) JMS
4 5 (5.95%) JSON
4 5 (5.95%) LAMP
4 5 (5.95%) REST
4 5 (5.95%) Servlets
4 5 (5.95%) SOAP
4 5 (5.95%) Spring
4 5 (5.95%) WSDL
4 5 (5.95%) XML
5 3 (3.57%) Akka
6 1 (1.19%) Flash
6 1 (1.19%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (1.19%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.48%) Hybrid Cloud
2 5 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.95%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (5.95%) Statistics
3 4 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.57%) Raspberry Pi
5 2 (2.38%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.38%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.38%) Physics
6 1 (1.19%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.19%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.19%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 84 (100.00%) Linux
2 33 (39.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 24 (28.57%) CentOS
4 23 (27.38%) Unix
5 8 (9.52%) AIX
6 7 (8.33%) Solaris
6 7 (8.33%) Windows
7 4 (4.76%) Debian
8 3 (3.57%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (2.38%) Windows Server
9 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.19%) Android
10 1 (1.19%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.19%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.19%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.19%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.19%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.19%) Windows CE
10 1 (1.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (34.52%) DevOps
2 23 (27.38%) Open Source
3 17 (20.24%) E-Commerce
4 10 (11.90%) Change Management
4 10 (11.90%) Configuration Management
5 9 (10.71%) Software Engineering
5 9 (10.71%) TDD
6 8 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (7.14%) Network Design
7 6 (7.14%) Software Architecture
8 5 (5.95%) Logistics
8 5 (5.95%) Scrum
8 5 (5.95%) Security Management
9 4 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (4.76%) Multithreading
9 4 (4.76%) Web Development
10 3 (3.57%) BDD
10 3 (3.57%) Embedded Software Development
10 3 (3.57%) High Availability
10 3 (3.57%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 31 (36.90%) Python
2 26 (30.95%) PHP
3 24 (28.57%) Perl
4 19 (22.62%) Java
5 16 (19.05%) Scala
6 14 (16.67%) C++
6 14 (16.67%) Shell Script
7 12 (14.29%) Bash Shell
8 11 (13.10%) C
8 11 (13.10%) Ruby
9 3 (3.57%) C#
9 3 (3.57%) Embedded C
9 3 (3.57%) Embedded C++
9 3 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (19.05%) Degree
2 2 (2.38%) RHCE
2 2 (2.38%) RHCT
3 1 (1.19%) A+ Certification
3 1 (1.19%) CCNA
3 1 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.19%) MCP
3 1 (1.19%) MCSE
3 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.57%) QA
2 1 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (8.33%) Docker
2 3 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.38%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.19%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 36 (42.86%) Puppet
2 15 (17.86%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (15.48%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 2 (2.38%) Ansible
4 2 (2.38%) Nagios
5 1 (1.19%) Cacti
5 1 (1.19%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.19%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.19%) SCCM
5 1 (1.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (35.71%) Red Hat
2 5 (5.95%) VMware
3 3 (3.57%) ION Trading
4 2 (2.38%) Oracle
5 1 (1.19%) Adobe
5 1 (1.19%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.19%) Cisco
5 1 (1.19%) EMC
5 1 (1.19%) Google
5 1 (1.19%) HP
5 1 (1.19%) Juniper
5 1 (1.19%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.19%) NetApp
5 1 (1.19%) ProCurve
5 1 (1.19%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.19%) SafeCom
5 1 (1.19%) SaltStack
5 1 (1.19%) Symantec
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