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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 74 55 65
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 1 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.14% 0.54% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.56% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 2
Average salary £45,000 £27,500 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+63.63% -12.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -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
700 533 577
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 95.89% 96.04% 96.97%
Number of salaries quoted 584 464 497
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) SNMP
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Nagios
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) JTAG
2 1 (50.00%) Cacti
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) GDB
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (50.00%) CAN bus
2 1 (50.00%) Opsview
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SNMP
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) GDB
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (50.00%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) JTAG
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Nagios
1 1 (50.00%) Cacti
1 1 (50.00%) Opsview