The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Linux Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Engineer
UK
Rank 299 321 367
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +46
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 856 1003 879
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.01% 0.99% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 1.03% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 739 867 720
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £66,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
81292 97227 103350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.33% 96.44% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 67466 81440 85098
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Linux Engineer in the job title.

Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Linux Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Linux Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Linux Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Engineer over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 within the UK.

Linux Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 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
England +19 820 £50,000 -4.76% 119
London -28 357 £60,000 +0.84% 56
South East +59 240 £50,000 - 30
Berkshire +73 110 £53,750 +6.43% 9
Surrey +51 68 £50,000 -4.76% 9
Reading +67 67 £62,500 +23.76% 7
North West +26 65 £37,500 -6.25% 7
Manchester 0 57 £38,750 -8.82% 4
East of England +25 50 £45,000 - 8
City of London -7 43 £75,000 +25.00% 13
Cambridgeshire +22 36 £45,000 +24.13% 8
Yorkshire -16 33 £45,000 +2.27% 4
Cambridge +15 32 £45,000 +24.13% 8
South West +11 28 £42,500 +6.25% 4
West Midlands +40 26 £45,000 +12.50% 3
York +23 21 £45,000 - 2
North Yorkshire +21 21 £45,000 +40.62% 2
East Midlands +10 21 £40,000 +14.28% 6
Hampshire +4 21 £45,000 +16.12% 4
Redhill +24 17 £47,500 +48.43% 1
Nottingham +16 17 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Nottinghamshire +4 17 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Gloucestershire +4 17 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Birmingham +21 16 £50,000 -13.04% 3
Newbury +17 16 £50,000 - 1
West Sussex +16 14 £40,000 -24.52% 1
East Sussex 0 13 £42,500 +41.66%
Brighton -3 12 £42,500 +34.92%
Oldham - 12 £37,500 - 1
Worthing - 12 £45,000 -

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 1887 (100.00%) Linux
2 882 (46.74%) Python
3 669 (35.45%) DevOps
4 640 (33.92%) Red Hat
5 638 (33.81%) Puppet
6 602 (31.90%) Bash Shell
7 567 (30.05%) Windows
8 528 (27.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 510 (27.03%) Perl
10 483 (25.60%) Amazon AWS
11 471 (24.96%) Unix
12 422 (22.36%) Ansible
13 411 (21.78%) VMware
14 402 (21.30%) Opscode Chef
15 398 (21.09%) MySQL
16 372 (19.71%) Finance
17 351 (18.60%) Java
18 324 (17.17%) TCP/IP
19 319 (16.91%) Apache
20 313 (16.59%) Configuration Management
21 309 (16.38%) Agile Software Development
22 299 (15.85%) CentOS
23 273 (14.47%) Ruby
24 272 (14.41%) Jenkins
25 264 (13.99%) SQL
26 237 (12.56%) VMware Infrastructure
27 230 (12.19%) Docker
28 219 (11.61%) Continuous Integration
29 210 (11.13%) Ubuntu
30 209 (11.08%) C++

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 319 (16.91%) Apache
2 200 (10.60%) Tomcat
3 98 (5.19%) JBoss
4 85 (4.50%) OpenStack
5 81 (4.29%) nginx
6 71 (3.76%) IIS
7 70 (3.71%) Elasticsearch
8 57 (3.02%) WebSphere
9 42 (2.23%) WebLogic
10 32 (1.70%) Apache Spark
11 28 (1.48%) MS Exchange
12 25 (1.32%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 23 (1.22%) Confluence
14 16 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
15 13 (0.69%) CloudStack
16 10 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
17 9 (0.48%) GlassFish
17 9 (0.48%) Skype for Business
18 8 (0.42%) Apache Solr
19 6 (0.32%) Jetty
Applications
1 21 (1.11%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.37%) MS Office
3 4 (0.21%) GNU Octave
4 1 (0.053%) Doxygen
4 1 (0.053%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 28 (1.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.16%) Sentinel
4 2 (0.11%) Magento
4 2 (0.11%) OpenCart
5 1 (0.053%) Eikon
5 1 (0.053%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 483 (25.60%) Amazon AWS
2 193 (10.23%) SaaS
3 83 (4.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 49 (2.60%) PaaS
5 48 (2.54%) Amazon EC2
6 39 (2.07%) AWS CloudFormation
7 34 (1.80%) Amazon S3
8 25 (1.32%) IaaS
8 25 (1.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 19 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
9 19 (1.01%) GitHub
9 19 (1.01%) Office 365
10 16 (0.85%) Heroku
11 15 (0.79%) OpenShift
12 12 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
13 9 (0.48%) Route 53
14 7 (0.37%) Akamai
14 7 (0.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 7 (0.37%) Sumo Logic
15 6 (0.32%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 324 (17.17%) TCP/IP
2 195 (10.33%) DNS
2 195 (10.33%) Firewall
3 117 (6.20%) Internet
4 90 (4.77%) LDAP
4 90 (4.77%) SAN
5 81 (4.29%) DHCP
5 81 (4.29%) HTTP
6 71 (3.76%) LAN
7 64 (3.39%) WAN
8 63 (3.34%) SSL
9 48 (2.54%) SMTP
9 48 (2.54%) VLAN
9 48 (2.54%) VPN
10 35 (1.85%) iSCSI
11 29 (1.54%) SSH
12 28 (1.48%) IMAP
12 28 (1.48%) POP3
13 27 (1.43%) VoIP
14 26 (1.38%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 398 (21.09%) MySQL
2 105 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 79 (4.19%) MongoDB
4 77 (4.08%) NoSQL
5 71 (3.76%) PostgreSQL
6 68 (3.60%) Hadoop
7 57 (3.02%) Big Data
8 49 (2.60%) Relational Database
9 45 (2.38%) Redis
10 29 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
11 21 (1.11%) HBase
12 20 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
13 19 (1.01%) RDBMS
13 19 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
14 14 (0.74%) MariaDB
15 13 (0.69%) Oracle Database
16 12 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
17 10 (0.53%) DB2
18 9 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
18 9 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 272 (14.41%) Jenkins
2 201 (10.65%) Git (software)
3 76 (4.03%) JIRA
4 54 (2.86%) Subversion
5 53 (2.81%) TeamCity
6 48 (2.54%) Maven
7 43 (2.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 43 (2.28%) Vagrant
8 25 (1.32%) Selenium
9 23 (1.22%) GitLab
10 20 (1.06%) Ant
10 20 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
11 19 (1.01%) Hudson
12 18 (0.95%) MSBuild
12 18 (0.95%) Octopus Deploy
13 17 (0.90%) JMeter
14 14 (0.74%) Cucumber
14 14 (0.74%) Eclipse
15 11 (0.58%) Travis CI
16 8 (0.42%) SoapUI
General
1 372 (19.71%) Finance
2 167 (8.85%) Banking
3 87 (4.61%) Telecoms
4 54 (2.86%) Manufacturing
5 53 (2.81%) Games
6 49 (2.60%) Marketing
7 47 (2.49%) Electronics
8 37 (1.96%) Publishing
9 34 (1.80%) Retail
10 32 (1.70%) French Language
11 28 (1.48%) Financial Institution
12 27 (1.43%) German Language
13 20 (1.06%) Legal
14 19 (1.01%) Front Office
15 14 (0.74%) Automotive
16 8 (0.42%) Advertising
16 8 (0.42%) Investment Banking
17 7 (0.37%) Back Office
17 7 (0.37%) Multimedia
17 7 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (9.17%) Web Services
2 172 (9.11%) LAMP
3 56 (2.97%) Middleware
4 46 (2.44%) LEMP Stack
5 45 (2.38%) Node.js
6 43 (2.28%) HTML
7 34 (1.80%) .NET
8 30 (1.59%) LAPP Stack
9 29 (1.54%) REST
10 25 (1.32%) Elastic Stack
11 23 (1.22%) Java EE
12 22 (1.17%) Spring
12 22 (1.17%) XML
13 19 (1.01%) SOAP
14 18 (0.95%) Kafka
15 16 (0.85%) Sensu
16 13 (0.69%) CSS
17 12 (0.64%) J2EE
17 12 (0.64%) RESTful
18 11 (0.58%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 142 (7.53%) Data Centre
2 129 (6.84%) Computer Science
3 67 (3.55%) Fintech
4 59 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
5 46 (2.44%) Clustering
6 32 (1.70%) Hedge funds
7 31 (1.64%) iPad
8 30 (1.59%) Device Driver
9 26 (1.38%) Public Cloud
10 24 (1.27%) Linux Command Line
11 23 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
11 23 (1.22%) Replication
12 19 (1.01%) Algorithms
13 18 (0.95%) Contactless
14 15 (0.79%) Embedded Systems
15 13 (0.69%) Client/Server
15 13 (0.69%) Wiki
16 12 (0.64%) Private Cloud
17 11 (0.58%) Management Information System
18 10 (0.53%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 1887 (100.00%) Linux
2 567 (30.05%) Windows
3 528 (27.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 471 (24.96%) Unix
5 299 (15.85%) CentOS
6 210 (11.13%) Ubuntu
7 154 (8.16%) Windows Server
8 144 (7.63%) Debian
9 99 (5.25%) Solaris
10 65 (3.44%) Windows Server 2008
11 41 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
12 40 (2.12%) Windows Server 2012
13 39 (2.07%) Embedded Linux
14 27 (1.43%) HPUX
15 25 (1.32%) Windows 2000
16 24 (1.27%) SUSE
17 23 (1.22%) Fedora
18 20 (1.06%) AIX
19 15 (0.79%) Android
20 11 (0.58%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 669 (35.45%) DevOps
2 313 (16.59%) Configuration Management
3 309 (16.38%) Agile Software Development
4 219 (11.61%) Continuous Integration
5 196 (10.39%) Software Engineering
6 164 (8.69%) Open Source
7 136 (7.21%) ITIL
8 110 (5.83%) High Availability
9 89 (4.72%) Scrum
10 85 (4.50%) Mentoring
11 83 (4.40%) Performance Tuning
12 80 (4.24%) E-Commerce
13 68 (3.60%) Continuous Delivery
13 68 (3.60%) Migration
14 61 (3.23%) Load Balancing
15 56 (2.97%) Root Cause Analysis
16 52 (2.76%) Business Intelligence
17 51 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
18 48 (2.54%) Problem Management
19 45 (2.38%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 882 (46.74%) Python
2 602 (31.90%) Bash Shell
3 510 (27.03%) Perl
4 351 (18.60%) Java
5 273 (14.47%) Ruby
6 264 (13.99%) SQL
7 209 (11.08%) C++
8 198 (10.49%) PHP
9 186 (9.86%) C
10 166 (8.80%) PowerShell
11 99 (5.25%) Shell Script
12 59 (3.13%) JavaScript
13 43 (2.28%) C#
14 42 (2.23%) Go
15 36 (1.91%) Embedded C++
16 34 (1.80%) Embedded C
17 33 (1.75%) Korn
18 26 (1.38%) Bourne shell
19 23 (1.22%) Groovy
20 18 (0.95%) Scala
Qualifications
1 196 (10.39%) Degree
2 54 (2.86%) RHCE
3 51 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
3 51 (2.70%) Security Cleared
4 31 (1.64%) CCNA
5 28 (1.48%) AWS Certification
5 28 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
6 25 (1.32%) RHCA
7 24 (1.27%) RHCSA
7 24 (1.27%) SC Cleared
8 23 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 22 (1.17%) CCNP
10 17 (0.90%) MCSE
11 11 (0.58%) DV Cleared
12 10 (0.53%) CISSP
13 9 (0.48%) HND
13 9 (0.48%) Linux+ Certification
13 9 (0.48%) Network+ Certification
14 8 (0.42%) CCSE
15 7 (0.37%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (5.30%) QA
2 36 (1.91%) SLA
3 28 (1.48%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.42%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.11%) SDET
7 1 (0.053%) ISO22301
7 1 (0.053%) MISRA
7 1 (0.053%) MISRA C
7 1 (0.053%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 237 (12.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 230 (12.19%) Docker
3 146 (7.74%) Active Directory
4 66 (3.50%) Hyper-V
5 44 (2.33%) vSphere
6 43 (2.28%) Xen
7 41 (2.17%) NFS
8 38 (2.01%) KVM
9 32 (1.70%) iptables
9 32 (1.70%) VMware ESX
10 25 (1.32%) Oracle RAC
10 25 (1.32%) Postfix
11 23 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
12 22 (1.17%) Firmware
12 22 (1.17%) Varnish
13 19 (1.01%) Samba
13 19 (1.01%) vCloud
14 18 (0.95%) Dovecot
14 18 (0.95%) XenServer
15 14 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 638 (33.81%) Puppet
2 422 (22.36%) Ansible
3 402 (21.30%) Opscode Chef
4 179 (9.49%) Nagios
5 68 (3.60%) Kubernetes
5 68 (3.60%) Terraform
6 64 (3.39%) Salt
7 43 (2.28%) Red Hat Satellite
8 34 (1.80%) ZABBIX
9 28 (1.48%) Rundeck
10 27 (1.43%) Graphite
11 20 (1.06%) Mesos
12 17 (0.90%) Cobbler
13 16 (0.85%) OpenAM
14 15 (0.79%) Kibana
15 14 (0.74%) Cacti
15 14 (0.74%) Grafana
15 14 (0.74%) SELinux
16 13 (0.69%) HAProxy
17 12 (0.64%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 640 (33.92%) Red Hat
2 411 (21.78%) VMware
3 176 (9.33%) Oracle
4 150 (7.95%) Cisco
5 113 (5.99%) Microsoft
6 77 (4.08%) HP
6 77 (4.08%) NetApp
6 77 (4.08%) Sun
7 58 (3.07%) Juniper
7 58 (3.07%) Splunk
8 54 (2.86%) SaltStack
9 44 (2.33%) CheckPoint
10 41 (2.17%) Palo Alto
11 37 (1.96%) F5
12 36 (1.91%) SolarWinds
13 35 (1.85%) SAP
14 33 (1.75%) Atlassian
15 32 (1.70%) EMC
16 27 (1.43%) Google
17 25 (1.32%) Brocade
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Great Benefits Package!
Posted: 16 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £40-50,000 + Good Bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Billingshurst, West Sussex
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Option for working from home
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
The North Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £110000 per annum + Benefits (Bonus, Pension..)
Posted: 3 days ago