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 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 219 215 215
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 20 47 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.34% 0.71% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.74% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 16 42 35
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £34,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £47,500 £40,500
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
5696 6371 6735
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.70% 96.79% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4784 5188 5399
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 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,000 £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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -21 16 £36,250 +3.57% 7
Lancashire +10 2 - -
Cheshire +23 1 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Merseyside - 1 £40,000 - 2
Linux Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 54 (100.00%) Linux
2 25 (46.30%) Red Hat
3 21 (38.89%) Unix
4 18 (33.33%) Degree
5 16 (29.63%) C++
6 15 (27.78%) Puppet
6 15 (27.78%) Computer Science
7 13 (24.07%) DevOps
8 12 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
8 12 (22.22%) Solaris
8 12 (22.22%) TCP/IP
8 12 (22.22%) Embedded Linux
8 12 (22.22%) CentOS
9 11 (20.37%) Multithreading
9 11 (20.37%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 11 (20.37%) Electronics
10 10 (18.52%) MySQL
10 10 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (16.67%) Python
11 9 (16.67%) SAN
12 8 (14.81%) Apache
12 8 (14.81%) Java
12 8 (14.81%) Debian
12 8 (14.81%) VMware
13 7 (12.96%) Open Source
14 6 (11.11%) iPad
14 6 (11.11%) C
14 6 (11.11%) Perl
14 6 (11.11%) Tomcat
14 6 (11.11%) Cisco

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 (14.81%) Apache
2 6 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.56%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.85%) Shockwave
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.26%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.85%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.85%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.85%) Route 53
4 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 9 (16.67%) SAN
3 6 (11.11%) DNS
4 5 (9.26%) VPN
5 4 (7.41%) DHCP
5 4 (7.41%) LDAP
5 4 (7.41%) NAS
5 4 (7.41%) OpenVPN
5 4 (7.41%) SSL
6 2 (3.70%) Firewall
6 2 (3.70%) Kerberos
6 2 (3.70%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (1.85%) HTTPS
7 1 (1.85%) Internet
7 1 (1.85%) IPsec
7 1 (1.85%) IPv4
7 1 (1.85%) LAN
7 1 (1.85%) VoIP
7 1 (1.85%) WAN
7 1 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.52%) MySQL
2 3 (5.56%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.70%) Big Data
4 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.85%) GitLab
2 1 (1.85%) Hudson
2 1 (1.85%) MSI
2 1 (1.85%) Travis CI
2 1 (1.85%) Vagrant
General
1 11 (20.37%) Electronics
2 2 (3.70%) Finance
3 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.41%) LAMP
1 4 (7.41%) XML
2 3 (5.56%) Web Services
3 1 (1.85%) .NET
3 1 (1.85%) Flash
3 1 (1.85%) JMS
3 1 (1.85%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.78%) Computer Science
2 11 (20.37%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 6 (11.11%) iPad
4 3 (5.56%) Data Centre
4 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (3.70%) Device Driver
5 2 (3.70%) PKI
6 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.85%) Cybercrime
6 1 (1.85%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 54 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (38.89%) Unix
3 12 (22.22%) CentOS
3 12 (22.22%) Embedded Linux
3 12 (22.22%) Solaris
4 10 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (14.81%) Debian
6 5 (9.26%) Ubuntu
7 4 (7.41%) SUSE
7 4 (7.41%) Windows
8 1 (1.85%) Android
8 1 (1.85%) Windows CE
8 1 (1.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.07%) DevOps
2 11 (20.37%) Multithreading
3 7 (12.96%) Open Source
4 5 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (7.41%) Customer Engagement
5 4 (7.41%) ITIL
5 4 (7.41%) Mentoring
5 4 (7.41%) PRINCE2
6 3 (5.56%) Configuration Management
6 3 (5.56%) Information Management
6 3 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (5.56%) Software Engineering
7 2 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (1.85%) Change Management
8 1 (1.85%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (1.85%) Information Security
8 1 (1.85%) Load Balancing
8 1 (1.85%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (1.85%) Release Management
8 1 (1.85%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 16 (29.63%) C++
2 9 (16.67%) Python
3 8 (14.81%) Java
4 6 (11.11%) C
4 6 (11.11%) Perl
5 5 (9.26%) Bash Shell
5 5 (9.26%) Shell Script
6 3 (5.56%) Ruby
7 1 (1.85%) C#
7 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.85%) PHP
7 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.85%) Scala
7 1 (1.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (33.33%) Degree
2 5 (9.26%) RHCT
3 3 (5.56%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (5.56%) Ceph
1 3 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.85%) NFS
2 1 (1.85%) Squid
2 1 (1.85%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 15 (27.78%) Puppet
2 12 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (7.41%) Nagios
4 3 (5.56%) CFEngine
5 2 (3.70%) SELinux
6 1 (1.85%) SafeCom
6 1 (1.85%) SCCM
6 1 (1.85%) WSUS
6 1 (1.85%) yum
Vendors
1 25 (46.30%) Red Hat
2 8 (14.81%) VMware
3 6 (11.11%) Cisco
4 4 (7.41%) NetApp
4 4 (7.41%) Oracle
5 1 (1.85%) Adobe
5 1 (1.85%) HP
5 1 (1.85%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.85%) Twitter
5 1 (1.85%) Veeam
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