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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 288 325 349
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 1096 1027 1000
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.11% 0.96% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 1.00% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 983 905 809
Median salary £52,500 £46,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.13% +8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%

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
94959 103109 113376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.26% 96.47% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 79822 84547 92802
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 25 May 2016 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 25 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +38 1069 £53,750 +13.15% 146
London +30 525 £60,000 +9.09% 60
South East +55 314 £50,000 +12.35% 37
Berkshire +56 118 £50,000 +44.92% 15
Surrey +51 96 £53,500 +12.63% 8
City of London +65 80 £60,000 +14.28% 18
Reading +48 69 £50,000 +53.84% 13
East of England +18 69 £48,750 +11.04% 11
Yorkshire +17 59 £42,500 +6.25% 12
West Yorkshire +16 48 £42,500 -5.55% 6
Cambridge -9 38 £50,000 +11.11% 9
Cambridgeshire -10 38 £50,000 +11.11% 9
South West -53 36 £40,000 -5.88% 9
East Sussex +37 34 £41,250 +35.24% 1
Leeds +8 33 £53,750 +19.44% 6
Hampshire -16 28 £40,000 -11.11% 7
North West +3 27 £37,500 - 10
Brighton +28 26 £42,500 +39.34% 1
Manchester +8 26 £37,500 +8.69% 9
West Midlands -22 23 £35,000 -26.31% 1
Bristol -29 20 £42,000 -1.17% 3
Egham - 19 £55,000 - 1
East Midlands +23 16 £37,250 -12.35% 4
Oxfordshire -16 16 £55,000 - 3
Essex +15 14 £44,000 +10.00%
Guildford +2 13 £45,000 - 2
Woking -6 13 £50,000 -
Hertfordshire +18 12 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Coventry +11 12 £30,000 -37.50%
Colchester +10 11 £44,000 +10.00%

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, 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 2098 (100.00%) Linux
2 891 (42.47%) Python
3 890 (42.42%) Puppet
4 779 (37.13%) DevOps
5 669 (31.89%) Red Hat
6 607 (28.93%) VMware
7 577 (27.50%) Perl
8 568 (27.07%) Windows
9 551 (26.26%) Opscode Chef
10 545 (25.98%) Bash Shell
11 539 (25.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 505 (24.07%) Amazon AWS
13 482 (22.97%) Unix
14 475 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
15 472 (22.50%) Ansible
16 442 (21.07%) MySQL
17 436 (20.78%) Apache
18 387 (18.45%) Configuration Management
19 369 (17.59%) Jenkins
20 368 (17.54%) Continuous Integration
21 367 (17.49%) Ruby
22 359 (17.11%) Java
23 352 (16.78%) VMware Infrastructure
24 344 (16.40%) Finance
25 334 (15.92%) Firewall
26 317 (15.11%) CentOS
27 312 (14.87%) Tomcat
28 291 (13.87%) Cisco
29 286 (13.63%) Nagios
30 285 (13.58%) DNS

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
1 436 (20.78%) Apache
2 312 (14.87%) Tomcat
3 155 (7.39%) OpenStack
4 119 (5.67%) nginx
5 118 (5.62%) JBoss
6 90 (4.29%) IIS
7 62 (2.96%) WebSphere
8 59 (2.81%) WebLogic
9 48 (2.29%) Node.js
10 47 (2.24%) Confluence
11 39 (1.86%) Elasticsearch
12 31 (1.48%) CloudStack
13 28 (1.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 22 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
15 21 (1.00%) MS Exchange
16 19 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
17 18 (0.86%) Drupal
18 16 (0.76%) SharePoint
19 14 (0.67%) Apache Spark
20 11 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 52 (2.48%) MS Excel
2 14 (0.67%) MS Office
3 1 (0.048%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.048%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.048%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 8 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.19%) Magento
4 1 (0.048%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.048%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 505 (24.07%) Amazon AWS
2 99 (4.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 76 (3.62%) SaaS
4 54 (2.57%) Amazon EC2
5 45 (2.14%) Amazon S3
5 45 (2.14%) PaaS
6 35 (1.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 35 (1.67%) IaaS
7 25 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
8 24 (1.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 21 (1.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 16 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
11 13 (0.62%) GitHub
11 13 (0.62%) OpenShift
12 12 (0.57%) SoftLayer
13 9 (0.43%) Route 53
14 8 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
14 8 (0.38%) Office 365
15 7 (0.33%) Heroku
16 3 (0.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 334 (15.92%) Firewall
2 285 (13.58%) DNS
3 243 (11.58%) TCP/IP
4 218 (10.39%) SAN
5 128 (6.10%) LDAP
6 84 (4.00%) HTTP
7 75 (3.57%) VoIP
7 75 (3.57%) VPN
8 71 (3.38%) LAN
9 66 (3.15%) VLAN
9 66 (3.15%) WAN
10 65 (3.10%) DHCP
11 55 (2.62%) Internet
12 51 (2.43%) NAS
13 48 (2.29%) Network Security
14 45 (2.14%) SSL
15 44 (2.10%) Cisco Nexus
16 34 (1.62%) SMTP
17 31 (1.48%) MPLS
18 30 (1.43%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 442 (21.07%) MySQL
2 157 (7.48%) MongoDB
3 137 (6.53%) SQL Server
4 74 (3.53%) Big Data
5 71 (3.38%) Redis
6 65 (3.10%) NoSQL
7 62 (2.96%) PostgreSQL
8 52 (2.48%) Apache Cassandra
9 51 (2.43%) Relational Database
10 50 (2.38%) Hadoop
11 34 (1.62%) Oracle Database
12 27 (1.29%) Amazon RDS
13 25 (1.19%) RDBMS
14 18 (0.86%) Couchbase
15 14 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
16 12 (0.57%) CouchDB
17 11 (0.52%) Riak
18 9 (0.43%) SimpleDB
19 8 (0.38%) HBase
19 8 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 369 (17.59%) Jenkins
2 248 (11.82%) Git (software)
3 98 (4.67%) JIRA
3 98 (4.67%) TeamCity
4 85 (4.05%) Subversion
5 81 (3.86%) Vagrant
6 73 (3.48%) Maven
7 40 (1.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 27 (1.29%) Ant
9 26 (1.24%) Hudson
10 19 (0.91%) Sonatype Nexus
11 16 (0.76%) Gradle
12 12 (0.57%) Selenium
12 12 (0.57%) Travis CI
13 9 (0.43%) GCC
13 9 (0.43%) GitLab
14 7 (0.33%) Eclipse
14 7 (0.33%) FishEye
15 6 (0.29%) CMake
15 6 (0.29%) GDB
General
1 344 (16.40%) Finance
2 123 (5.86%) Telecoms
3 87 (4.15%) Law
4 85 (4.05%) Banking
5 75 (3.57%) Games
6 56 (2.67%) Electronics
7 43 (2.05%) Marketing
8 35 (1.67%) Publishing
9 33 (1.57%) Manufacturing
10 27 (1.29%) Financial Institution
10 27 (1.29%) Retail
11 20 (0.95%) Advertising
12 18 (0.86%) German Language
13 15 (0.71%) French Language
14 13 (0.62%) Front Office
15 10 (0.48%) Automotive
16 6 (0.29%) Online Betting
17 5 (0.24%) Back Office
17 5 (0.24%) Legal
17 5 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 284 (13.54%) LAMP
2 145 (6.91%) Web Services
3 69 (3.29%) .NET
4 56 (2.67%) CSS
5 54 (2.57%) LEMP Stack
6 51 (2.43%) HTML
7 49 (2.34%) RabbitMQ
8 48 (2.29%) Middleware
9 40 (1.91%) XML
10 37 (1.76%) JSON
11 32 (1.53%) ActiveMQ
12 25 (1.19%) ELK Stack
13 21 (1.00%) J2EE
14 20 (0.95%) REST
14 20 (0.95%) STL
15 19 (0.91%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 19 (0.91%) MCollective
16 18 (0.86%) Qt
17 17 (0.81%) JMS
18 16 (0.76%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 169 (8.06%) Data Centre
2 100 (4.77%) Computer Science
3 97 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
4 82 (3.91%) Clustering
5 51 (2.43%) Hedge funds
6 43 (2.05%) EMC VNX
7 39 (1.86%) Fintech
7 39 (1.86%) Mathematics
8 31 (1.48%) Management Information System
9 28 (1.33%) Digital Media
10 27 (1.29%) Enterprise Storage
10 27 (1.29%) User Experience
11 26 (1.24%) Replication
12 25 (1.19%) Public Cloud
13 24 (1.14%) Derivative
13 24 (1.14%) Physics
13 24 (1.14%) Private Cloud
14 20 (0.95%) iPad
15 18 (0.86%) Embedded Systems
15 18 (0.86%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 2098 (100.00%) Linux
2 568 (27.07%) Windows
3 539 (25.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 482 (22.97%) Unix
5 317 (15.11%) CentOS
6 226 (10.77%) Windows Server
7 188 (8.96%) Ubuntu
8 126 (6.01%) Windows Server 2008
9 115 (5.48%) Solaris
10 91 (4.34%) Debian
11 76 (3.62%) Windows Server 2012
12 52 (2.48%) Windows Server 2003
13 37 (1.76%) SUSE
14 35 (1.67%) AIX
15 32 (1.53%) Embedded Linux
16 27 (1.29%) Android
16 27 (1.29%) Mac OS X
17 25 (1.19%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 22 (1.05%) Windows 7
18 22 (1.05%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 779 (37.13%) DevOps
2 475 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
3 387 (18.45%) Configuration Management
4 368 (17.54%) Continuous Integration
5 220 (10.49%) Open Source
6 208 (9.91%) ITIL
7 198 (9.44%) High Availability
8 174 (8.29%) Software Engineering
9 159 (7.58%) Load Balancing
10 123 (5.86%) E-Commerce
11 121 (5.77%) Scrum
12 105 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
13 89 (4.24%) Performance Tuning
14 87 (4.15%) Continuous Delivery
15 74 (3.53%) Incident Management
16 72 (3.43%) Web Operations
17 69 (3.29%) Mentoring
18 68 (3.24%) Disaster Recovery
19 62 (2.96%) Capacity Planning
20 59 (2.81%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 891 (42.47%) Python
2 577 (27.50%) Perl
3 545 (25.98%) Bash Shell
4 367 (17.49%) Ruby
5 359 (17.11%) Java
6 241 (11.49%) SQL
7 208 (9.91%) PHP
8 199 (9.49%) C++
9 148 (7.05%) Shell Script
10 134 (6.39%) PowerShell
11 100 (4.77%) C
12 92 (4.39%) JavaScript
13 56 (2.67%) Korn
14 43 (2.05%) C#
15 35 (1.67%) Bourne shell
16 15 (0.71%) Embedded C
17 14 (0.67%) AWK
17 14 (0.67%) sed
18 12 (0.57%) Scala
19 10 (0.48%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 210 (10.01%) Degree
2 83 (3.96%) Cisco Certification
3 64 (3.05%) RHCE
4 61 (2.91%) CCNP
5 54 (2.57%) CCNA
6 53 (2.53%) Security Cleared
7 49 (2.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 37 (1.76%) RHCSA
9 32 (1.53%) SC Cleared
10 16 (0.76%) CCIE
10 16 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (0.62%) RHCT
12 10 (0.48%) CCDE
12 10 (0.48%) CCSP
13 9 (0.43%) DV Cleared
14 8 (0.38%) CISSP
15 6 (0.29%) CTC Cleared
15 6 (0.29%) EMC Certification
15 6 (0.29%) MCSE
16 5 (0.24%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (3.62%) QA
2 51 (2.43%) SLA
3 26 (1.24%) PCI DSS
4 12 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.33%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.24%) PA-DSS
7 4 (0.19%) RMADS
7 4 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.095%) DICOM
8 2 (0.095%) HL7
9 1 (0.048%) MiFID
9 1 (0.048%) SAS 70
9 1 (0.048%) SDET
System Software
1 352 (16.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 250 (11.92%) Docker
3 128 (6.10%) Active Directory
4 114 (5.43%) VMware ESXi
5 103 (4.91%) NFS
6 98 (4.67%) vSphere
7 83 (3.96%) KVM
8 80 (3.81%) Xen
9 63 (3.00%) Hyper-V
10 43 (2.05%) Squid
11 40 (1.91%) VMware ESX
12 39 (1.86%) Oracle RAC
13 30 (1.43%) Firmware
14 29 (1.38%) iptables
15 25 (1.19%) XenServer
16 24 (1.14%) VirtualBox
17 20 (0.95%) Varnish
17 20 (0.95%) XenApp
18 18 (0.86%) LXC
19 17 (0.81%) Samba
Systems Management
1 890 (42.42%) Puppet
2 551 (26.26%) Opscode Chef
3 472 (22.50%) Ansible
4 286 (13.63%) Nagios
5 188 (8.96%) Salt
6 66 (3.15%) ZABBIX
7 56 (2.67%) CFEngine
8 48 (2.29%) Graphite
9 42 (2.00%) Cobbler
10 34 (1.62%) HAProxy
11 31 (1.48%) Red Hat Satellite
12 28 (1.33%) logstash
13 26 (1.24%) Cacti
13 26 (1.24%) Terraform
14 25 (1.19%) Kubernetes
15 24 (1.14%) Tivoli
16 21 (1.00%) yum
17 19 (0.91%) Backup Exec
17 19 (0.91%) OpenAM
18 17 (0.81%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 669 (31.89%) Red Hat
2 607 (28.93%) VMware
3 291 (13.87%) Cisco
4 217 (10.34%) Oracle
5 172 (8.20%) HP
6 146 (6.96%) Microsoft
7 68 (3.24%) EMC
8 66 (3.15%) F5
8 66 (3.15%) Splunk
9 62 (2.96%) NetApp
10 56 (2.67%) Juniper
11 48 (2.29%) IBM
12 43 (2.05%) Citrix
12 43 (2.05%) Rackspace
13 42 (2.00%) Sun
14 40 (1.91%) Google
15 39 (1.86%) Symantec
16 30 (1.43%) Dell
17 25 (1.19%) AppDynamics
17 25 (1.19%) CheckPoint
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + excellent progression, training
Posted: 7 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bicester, Oxfordshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + Pension, Training Budget
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Tiro Partners
Salary: £0.00 per annum + DOE
Posted: 10 hours ago
Plymouth, Devon
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
West London
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30k - 60k per year + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £29000 - £39000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
South East London
Spencer Rose
Salary: £50,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30k - 45k per year + Bonus & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent salary + bonus + benefits!
Posted: 16 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Health, Life, Pension
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
eSynergy Solutions
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
NTT Com Security
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
NTT Com Security
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + EXCELLENT BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £26k - 30k per year
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa; 60,000 - 70,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Salt
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh & Lothians
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k DOE plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum, Pension, Private Medical + More!
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens +oncall
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Erin Associates
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday