The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Linux Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Linux Engineer
Rank 251 256 239
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Engineer 3 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.045% 0.014% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.014% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 2
Average salary £35,000 - £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £34,200 - £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 - £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £50,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -23.07%
Senior 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
6429 6960 6464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.60% 94.84% 94.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5344 5645 5548
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 £24,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Senior Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Linux Engineer in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Senior Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Linux Engineer across the North West region.

Senior Linux Engineer Salary Trend in the North West

Senior 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 Senior Linux Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 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 +3 3 £35,000 -
Senior Linux Engineer
England

Senior Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Senior 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 Senior Linux Engineer in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Apache
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) CentOS
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) nginx
2 2 (66.67%) Debian
2 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby
2 2 (66.67%) Ubuntu
2 2 (66.67%) Xen
2 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) RHCE
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Tomcat

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Senior 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 Senior Linux Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) Apache
2 2 (66.67%) nginx
3 1 (33.33%) OpenStack
3 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (33.33%) Joomla!
3 1 (33.33%) Jetty
3 1 (33.33%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) BIG-IP
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (33.33%) Couchbase
2 1 (33.33%) MariaDB
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) LAMP
1 1 (33.33%) Memcached
1 1 (33.33%) Alternative PHP Cache
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) CentOS
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Debian
2 2 (66.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) RHCE
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (33.33%) NCDA
1 1 (33.33%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Xen
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Varnish
3 1 (33.33%) KVM
3 1 (33.33%) Ceph
3 1 (33.33%) GlusterFS
3 1 (33.33%) iptables
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) Cobbler
2 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (33.33%) HAProxy
2 1 (33.33%) Ansible
2 1 (33.33%) cPanel
2 1 (33.33%) Plesk
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) Dell Compellent
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) EMC
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) NetApp