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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 203 206 180
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 32 42 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.57% 0.66% 1.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.68% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 21 39 68
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,400 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £37,123
UK excluding London median 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
5491 6185 6810
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.03% 96.63% 97.06%
Number of salaries quoted 4672 4936 5468
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,690 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +10 30 £37,500 +8.69% 7
Cheshire +15 2 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Linux Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 78 (100.00%) Linux
2 32 (41.03%) Red Hat
3 29 (37.18%) Puppet
4 26 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 24 (30.77%) DevOps
6 20 (25.64%) Python
6 20 (25.64%) Unix
7 19 (24.36%) Amazon AWS
8 18 (23.08%) CentOS
9 17 (21.79%) Open Source
9 17 (21.79%) Java
9 17 (21.79%) Degree
10 16 (20.51%) C++
11 15 (19.23%) Perl
11 15 (19.23%) MySQL
11 15 (19.23%) Shell Script
12 14 (17.95%) Opscode Chef
13 12 (15.38%) Solaris
14 11 (14.10%) TCP/IP
14 11 (14.10%) Computer Science
14 11 (14.10%) Multithreading
15 10 (12.82%) Embedded Linux
15 10 (12.82%) C
15 10 (12.82%) PHP
16 9 (11.54%) Web Services
16 9 (11.54%) Tomcat
16 9 (11.54%) Change Management
17 8 (10.26%) Bash Shell
17 8 (10.26%) Scala
17 8 (10.26%) Play Framework

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 9 (11.54%) Tomcat
2 8 (10.26%) Apache
3 3 (3.85%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.56%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.28%) Shockwave
Cloud Services
1 19 (24.36%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.56%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.28%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.28%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.10%) TCP/IP
2 8 (10.26%) SAN
3 4 (5.13%) DNS
3 4 (5.13%) Ethernet
3 4 (5.13%) SSH
3 4 (5.13%) SSL
4 3 (3.85%) DHCP
4 3 (3.85%) NAS
4 3 (3.85%) VPN
5 2 (2.56%) Firewall
5 2 (2.56%) Kerberos
5 2 (2.56%) LAN
5 2 (2.56%) LDAP
5 2 (2.56%) OpenLDAP
5 2 (2.56%) OpenVPN
6 1 (1.28%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.28%) IPsec
6 1 (1.28%) IPv4
6 1 (1.28%) VoIP
6 1 (1.28%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (19.23%) MySQL
2 2 (2.56%) Big Data
2 2 (2.56%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.28%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.28%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (8.97%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.85%) Gradle
2 3 (3.85%) Maven
3 2 (2.56%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.28%) GitLab
4 1 (1.28%) Hudson
4 1 (1.28%) JIRA
4 1 (1.28%) MSI
4 1 (1.28%) Selenium
4 1 (1.28%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (8.97%) Electronics
2 4 (5.13%) Finance
3 1 (1.28%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.54%) Web Services
2 8 (10.26%) Play Framework
3 6 (7.69%) LAMP
4 3 (3.85%) Akka
4 3 (3.85%) XML
5 1 (1.28%) Flash
5 1 (1.28%) JMS
5 1 (1.28%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (1.28%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.10%) Computer Science
2 7 (8.97%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 5 (6.41%) Hybrid Cloud
3 5 (6.41%) Statistics
4 4 (5.13%) Data Centre
4 4 (5.13%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (3.85%) iPad
6 2 (2.56%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.56%) Physics
6 2 (2.56%) PKI
7 1 (1.28%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.28%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.28%) EMC VNX
7 1 (1.28%) Raspberry Pi
7 1 (1.28%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 78 (100.00%) Linux
2 26 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 20 (25.64%) Unix
4 18 (23.08%) CentOS
5 12 (15.38%) Solaris
6 10 (12.82%) Embedded Linux
7 6 (7.69%) Debian
8 5 (6.41%) AIX
8 5 (6.41%) Windows
9 4 (5.13%) Ubuntu
10 3 (3.85%) SUSE
11 1 (1.28%) Android
11 1 (1.28%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.28%) Windows CE
11 1 (1.28%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (30.77%) DevOps
2 17 (21.79%) Open Source
3 11 (14.10%) Multithreading
4 9 (11.54%) Change Management
5 8 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (7.69%) Configuration Management
6 6 (7.69%) E-Commerce
7 5 (6.41%) Network Design
7 5 (6.41%) Security Management
8 4 (5.13%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (5.13%) Scrum
8 4 (5.13%) Software Engineering
8 4 (5.13%) TDD
9 3 (3.85%) BDD
9 3 (3.85%) Embedded Software Development
9 3 (3.85%) Information Management
9 3 (3.85%) Kanban
9 3 (3.85%) OO
9 3 (3.85%) UML
9 3 (3.85%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (25.64%) Python
2 17 (21.79%) Java
3 16 (20.51%) C++
4 15 (19.23%) Perl
4 15 (19.23%) Shell Script
5 10 (12.82%) C
5 10 (12.82%) PHP
6 8 (10.26%) Bash Shell
6 8 (10.26%) Scala
7 7 (8.97%) Ruby
8 3 (3.85%) C#
8 3 (3.85%) Embedded C
8 3 (3.85%) Embedded C++
8 3 (3.85%) SQL
9 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (21.79%) Degree
2 5 (6.41%) RHCT
3 4 (5.13%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) QA
2 2 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (5.13%) Docker
2 3 (3.85%) Ceph
3 2 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.28%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.28%) NFS
4 1 (1.28%) Squid
4 1 (1.28%) vCloud
4 1 (1.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 29 (37.18%) Puppet
2 14 (17.95%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (6.41%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 3 (3.85%) CFEngine
4 3 (3.85%) Nagios
5 2 (2.56%) SELinux
6 1 (1.28%) Cacti
6 1 (1.28%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.28%) SCCM
6 1 (1.28%) WSUS
6 1 (1.28%) yum
Vendors
1 32 (41.03%) Red Hat
2 5 (6.41%) VMware
3 3 (3.85%) Oracle
4 2 (2.56%) Cisco
4 2 (2.56%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.56%) NetApp
5 1 (1.28%) Adobe
5 1 (1.28%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.28%) EMC
5 1 (1.28%) HP
5 1 (1.28%) ION Trading
5 1 (1.28%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.28%) SafeCom
5 1 (1.28%) Symantec
5 1 (1.28%) Twitter
5 1 (1.28%) Veeam
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £30000 - £45000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + Flexi Time, Pension, Etc.
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £18,000 to £26,000 per annum with additional shift allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 25 days holiday
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum + on call + bens
Posted: 22 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago