The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield 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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 54 77 65
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 16 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.66% 0.28% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.77% 0.29% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 16 2 7
Average salary £40,000 £28,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Linux Engineer
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Sheffield 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
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
578 692 694
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 96.17% 98.16% 99.28%
Number of salaries quoted 483 591 578
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £48,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Linux Engineer Salary Trend in Sheffield

Linux Engineer
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Engineer across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Linux Engineer Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (61.54%) Bash Shell
3 15 (57.69%) Perl
3 15 (57.69%) SAN
3 15 (57.69%) Puppet
4 14 (53.85%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (53.85%) Data Centre
4 14 (53.85%) Unix
4 14 (53.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (50.00%) NAS
5 13 (50.00%) Red Hat
6 11 (42.31%) MySQL
7 8 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (30.77%) VMware
7 8 (30.77%) ActiveMQ
7 8 (30.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (30.77%) RabbitMQ
8 6 (23.08%) High Availability
8 6 (23.08%) Enterprise Storage
8 6 (23.08%) CFEngine
8 6 (23.08%) Ansible
8 6 (23.08%) Salt
8 6 (23.08%) Network Architecture
8 6 (23.08%) Debian
8 6 (23.08%) vSphere
8 6 (23.08%) Oracle
8 6 (23.08%) ITIL
8 6 (23.08%) Windows
8 6 (23.08%) Python
8 6 (23.08%) Symantec

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 (15.38%) CloudStack
1 4 (15.38%) Tomcat
2 3 (11.54%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (57.69%) SAN
2 13 (50.00%) NAS
3 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (42.31%) MySQL
2 4 (15.38%) Big Data
2 4 (15.38%) Hadoop
2 4 (15.38%) MongoDB
3 2 (7.69%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Jenkins
2 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 4 (15.38%) JIRA
2 4 (15.38%) Subversion
3 2 (7.69%) Vagrant
4 1 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) ActiveMQ
1 8 (30.77%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (15.38%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (53.85%) Data Centre
2 6 (23.08%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (15.38%) Public Cloud
4 2 (7.69%) Clustering
4 2 (7.69%) IBM XIV
5 1 (3.85%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (53.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 14 (53.85%) Unix
3 6 (23.08%) Debian
3 6 (23.08%) Windows
4 2 (7.69%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) High Availability
1 6 (23.08%) ITIL
1 6 (23.08%) Network Architecture
2 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (15.38%) Information Security
2 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (11.54%) Coaching
3 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
3 3 (11.54%) DevOps
3 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
4 2 (7.69%) Migration
4 2 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 16 (61.54%) Bash Shell
2 15 (57.69%) Perl
3 6 (23.08%) Python
4 4 (15.38%) C
4 4 (15.38%) C++
5 2 (7.69%) PHP
6 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (15.38%) CCDE
2 4 (15.38%) CCIE
2 4 (15.38%) CCNP
2 4 (15.38%) CCSP
2 4 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (23.08%) vSphere
3 2 (7.69%) Docker
3 2 (7.69%) KVM
3 2 (7.69%) vCloud
3 2 (7.69%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (57.69%) Puppet
2 14 (53.85%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (23.08%) Ansible
3 6 (23.08%) CFEngine
3 6 (23.08%) Salt
4 3 (11.54%) Cacti
4 3 (11.54%) Opsview
5 2 (7.69%) Graphite
5 2 (7.69%) Nagios
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 8 (30.77%) VMware
3 6 (23.08%) Oracle
3 6 (23.08%) Symantec
4 4 (15.38%) Cisco
4 4 (15.38%) F5
4 4 (15.38%) HP
5 2 (7.69%) Dell
5 2 (7.69%) EMC
5 2 (7.69%) IBM
5 2 (7.69%) NetApp
5 2 (7.69%) SolarWinds
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
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