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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 73 52 72
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 4 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.53% 0.23% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.23% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 2
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +28.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
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
731 426 657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 96.44% 96.60% 95.63%
Number of salaries quoted 618 364 573
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) UNIX
2 3 (60.00%) Apache
2 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) Solaris
3 2 (40.00%) NetBackup
3 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (40.00%) SLA
3 2 (40.00%) SAN
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (20.00%) Code Coverage
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) JBoss
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) C++
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) Perl
4 1 (20.00%) PHP
4 1 (20.00%) MySQL
4 1 (20.00%) JUnit
4 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (20.00%) VLAN
4 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (20.00%) QA
4 1 (20.00%) Selenium
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Network Security

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 3 (60.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (20.00%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
1 1 (20.00%) PaaS
1 1 (20.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) VLAN
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security
2 1 (20.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JUnit
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (20.00%) MSI
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
1 1 (20.00%) Maven
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (20.00%) GDB
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (20.00%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) UNIX
2 3 (60.00%) Solaris
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Project Management
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Network Management
3 1 (20.00%) Code Coverage
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
2 1 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) JTAG
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat