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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 278 328 330
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 1103 1051 1057
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.12% 0.95% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 0.98% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 975 936 845
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
94522 107194 114726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.38% 96.47% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79692 88358 93874
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +50 1076 £52,500 +10.52% 149
London +9 500 £57,500 +4.54% 71
South East +82 312 £50,000 +17.64% 34
Berkshire +71 134 £50,000 +42.85% 11
East of England +40 95 £50,000 +13.89% 11
Reading +57 93 £50,000 +66.66% 8
Surrey +61 87 £52,500 +5.00% 12
City of London +42 67 £60,000 +20.00% 20
Yorkshire +45 60 £42,500 +13.33% 8
Cambridgeshire -10 46 £50,000 +11.11% 8
Cambridge 0 45 £50,000 +11.11% 8
West Yorkshire +15 38 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Hampshire -18 38 £40,000 -11.11% 5
South West -47 35 £35,000 -17.64% 6
West Midlands -5 30 £37,500 -21.87% 3
Leeds +25 29 £50,000 +25.00% 4
North West +13 25 £35,000 -6.66% 9
Manchester -11 24 £35,000 +1.44% 6
Essex +32 20 £47,500 +18.75%
East Midlands +27 20 £37,000 -1.33% 5
East Sussex +7 20 £42,500 +39.34% 1
Bristol -23 19 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Colchester +14 18 £47,000 +17.50%
Brighton +11 18 £47,500 +55.73% 1
Hertfordshire +33 17 £46,250 +2.77% 1
Woking +3 17 £50,000 - 2
South Yorkshire +30 16 £45,000 +63.63% 4
Guildford +23 16 £45,000 - 3
Northamptonshire +28 13 £37,000 -7.50% 2
Egham - 13 £55,000 - 1

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 2141 (100.00%) Linux
2 916 (42.78%) Puppet
3 862 (40.26%) Python
4 790 (36.90%) DevOps
5 705 (32.93%) Red Hat
6 631 (29.47%) VMware
7 627 (29.29%) Windows
8 591 (27.60%) Perl
9 552 (25.78%) Opscode Chef
10 545 (25.46%) Amazon AWS
11 537 (25.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 532 (24.85%) Unix
13 524 (24.47%) Bash Shell
14 476 (22.23%) Ansible
15 464 (21.67%) Apache
16 457 (21.35%) MySQL
17 452 (21.11%) Agile Software Development
18 406 (18.96%) Configuration Management
19 388 (18.12%) Ruby
20 385 (17.98%) Java
21 373 (17.42%) Jenkins
22 372 (17.38%) VMware Infrastructure
23 366 (17.09%) Finance
24 350 (16.35%) Continuous Integration
25 341 (15.93%) Firewall
26 334 (15.60%) Tomcat
27 328 (15.32%) CentOS
28 293 (13.69%) TCP/IP
28 293 (13.69%) DNS
29 285 (13.31%) Nagios

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
1 464 (21.67%) Apache
2 334 (15.60%) Tomcat
3 139 (6.49%) OpenStack
4 134 (6.26%) JBoss
5 111 (5.18%) nginx
6 100 (4.67%) IIS
7 78 (3.64%) WebLogic
8 68 (3.18%) WebSphere
9 48 (2.24%) Elasticsearch
10 46 (2.15%) Confluence
11 36 (1.68%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 26 (1.21%) CloudStack
13 23 (1.07%) BizTalk Server
13 23 (1.07%) MS Exchange
14 21 (0.98%) Apache Spark
15 20 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
16 19 (0.89%) Drupal
17 18 (0.84%) SharePoint
18 12 (0.56%) CMS
18 12 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 65 (3.04%) MS Excel
2 13 (0.61%) MS Office
3 1 (0.047%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.047%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.047%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 9 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.093%) Summit
4 1 (0.047%) Magento
4 1 (0.047%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.047%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 545 (25.46%) Amazon AWS
2 100 (4.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 86 (4.02%) SaaS
4 68 (3.18%) Amazon EC2
5 52 (2.43%) Amazon S3
5 52 (2.43%) PaaS
6 37 (1.73%) IaaS
7 32 (1.49%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 26 (1.21%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 23 (1.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 20 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
11 18 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
12 14 (0.65%) Office 365
12 14 (0.65%) OpenShift
13 13 (0.61%) SoftLayer
14 10 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
14 10 (0.47%) GitHub
15 9 (0.42%) Route 53
16 3 (0.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 3 (0.14%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 341 (15.93%) Firewall
2 293 (13.69%) DNS
2 293 (13.69%) TCP/IP
3 236 (11.02%) SAN
4 131 (6.12%) LDAP
5 106 (4.95%) HTTP
6 80 (3.74%) VoIP
7 71 (3.32%) LAN
8 69 (3.22%) VPN
9 67 (3.13%) DHCP
9 67 (3.13%) WAN
10 64 (2.99%) NAS
11 61 (2.85%) Internet
12 60 (2.80%) VLAN
13 44 (2.06%) SMTP
14 43 (2.01%) SSL
15 39 (1.82%) Network Security
16 32 (1.49%) Cisco Nexus
17 30 (1.40%) iSCSI
17 30 (1.40%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 457 (21.35%) MySQL
2 157 (7.33%) SQL Server
3 149 (6.96%) MongoDB
4 65 (3.04%) Big Data
5 62 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
6 60 (2.80%) NoSQL
7 58 (2.71%) Relational Database
8 55 (2.57%) Redis
9 53 (2.48%) Hadoop
10 42 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
11 35 (1.63%) Oracle Database
12 32 (1.49%) Amazon RDS
13 30 (1.40%) RDBMS
14 16 (0.75%) Couchbase
15 14 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
16 10 (0.47%) CouchDB
16 10 (0.47%) DB2
16 10 (0.47%) Riak
17 9 (0.42%) HBase
18 8 (0.37%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 373 (17.42%) Jenkins
2 233 (10.88%) Git (software)
3 114 (5.32%) JIRA
4 96 (4.48%) TeamCity
5 92 (4.30%) Subversion
6 81 (3.78%) Vagrant
7 64 (2.99%) Maven
8 51 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 23 (1.07%) Ant
10 19 (0.89%) Hudson
11 15 (0.70%) Gradle
12 14 (0.65%) Sonatype Nexus
13 11 (0.51%) Selenium
13 11 (0.51%) Travis CI
14 9 (0.42%) Eclipse
15 7 (0.33%) CMake
16 6 (0.28%) JMeter
16 6 (0.28%) MSI
16 6 (0.28%) PHPUnit
17 5 (0.23%) RSpec
General
1 366 (17.09%) Finance
2 99 (4.62%) Telecoms
3 95 (4.44%) Banking
4 86 (4.02%) Law
5 76 (3.55%) Games
6 53 (2.48%) Electronics
7 44 (2.06%) Marketing
7 44 (2.06%) Publishing
8 34 (1.59%) Financial Institution
8 34 (1.59%) Manufacturing
9 32 (1.49%) Retail
10 27 (1.26%) Advertising
11 26 (1.21%) French Language
12 25 (1.17%) German Language
13 16 (0.75%) Automotive
14 9 (0.42%) Front Office
15 4 (0.19%) Billing
15 4 (0.19%) Online Betting
16 3 (0.14%) Legal
16 3 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 285 (13.31%) LAMP
2 159 (7.43%) Web Services
3 63 (2.94%) Middleware
4 55 (2.57%) .NET
5 53 (2.48%) CSS
5 53 (2.48%) HTML
6 52 (2.43%) LEMP Stack
7 45 (2.10%) Node.js
8 43 (2.01%) JSON
9 39 (1.82%) RabbitMQ
10 37 (1.73%) XML
11 29 (1.35%) ActiveMQ
12 24 (1.12%) ELK Stack
13 23 (1.07%) J2EE
14 20 (0.93%) Qt
15 18 (0.84%) JMS
16 16 (0.75%) REST
17 15 (0.70%) MCollective
18 14 (0.65%) Boost C++ Libraries
18 14 (0.65%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 172 (8.03%) Data Centre
2 96 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
3 91 (4.25%) Computer Science
4 79 (3.69%) Clustering
5 42 (1.96%) Fintech
6 36 (1.68%) Hedge funds
7 34 (1.59%) Mathematics
8 30 (1.40%) EMC VNX
8 30 (1.40%) User Experience
9 27 (1.26%) Digital Media
9 27 (1.26%) Replication
10 26 (1.21%) Enterprise Storage
10 26 (1.21%) Public Cloud
11 24 (1.12%) Private Cloud
12 23 (1.07%) iPad
12 23 (1.07%) PKI
13 22 (1.03%) Derivative
13 22 (1.03%) Management Information System
13 22 (1.03%) Physics
14 21 (0.98%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2141 (100.00%) Linux
2 627 (29.29%) Windows
3 537 (25.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 532 (24.85%) Unix
5 328 (15.32%) CentOS
6 237 (11.07%) Windows Server
7 205 (9.57%) Ubuntu
8 136 (6.35%) Solaris
9 131 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
10 103 (4.81%) Debian
11 74 (3.46%) Windows Server 2012
12 52 (2.43%) Windows Server 2003
13 41 (1.91%) Embedded Linux
14 38 (1.77%) AIX
15 34 (1.59%) SUSE
16 27 (1.26%) Mac OS X
17 24 (1.12%) Windows 7
17 24 (1.12%) Windows 8
18 23 (1.07%) Android
18 23 (1.07%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 790 (36.90%) DevOps
2 452 (21.11%) Agile Software Development
3 406 (18.96%) Configuration Management
4 350 (16.35%) Continuous Integration
5 218 (10.18%) Open Source
6 210 (9.81%) ITIL
7 193 (9.01%) High Availability
8 175 (8.17%) Software Engineering
9 141 (6.59%) Load Balancing
10 134 (6.26%) Scrum
11 103 (4.81%) E-Commerce
12 97 (4.53%) Continuous Improvement
13 93 (4.34%) Performance Tuning
14 78 (3.64%) Web Operations
15 67 (3.13%) Continuous Delivery
15 67 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
16 61 (2.85%) Incident Management
17 56 (2.62%) TDD
18 55 (2.57%) Low Latency
18 55 (2.57%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 862 (40.26%) Python
2 591 (27.60%) Perl
3 524 (24.47%) Bash Shell
4 388 (18.12%) Ruby
5 385 (17.98%) Java
6 241 (11.26%) SQL
7 213 (9.95%) C++
8 209 (9.76%) PHP
9 143 (6.68%) PowerShell
10 141 (6.59%) Shell Script
11 119 (5.56%) C
12 101 (4.72%) JavaScript
13 61 (2.85%) Korn
14 41 (1.91%) Bourne shell
14 41 (1.91%) C#
15 19 (0.89%) Embedded C
16 14 (0.65%) AWK
16 14 (0.65%) Embedded C++
16 14 (0.65%) sed
17 10 (0.47%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 194 (9.06%) Degree
2 70 (3.27%) RHCE
3 62 (2.90%) Security Cleared
4 61 (2.85%) Cisco Certification
5 45 (2.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 43 (2.01%) CCNP
7 41 (1.91%) RHCSA
8 38 (1.77%) CCNA
9 33 (1.54%) SC Cleared
10 18 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
11 15 (0.70%) RHCT
12 12 (0.56%) CISSP
13 9 (0.42%) CCIE
13 9 (0.42%) CEH
13 9 (0.42%) DV Cleared
14 8 (0.37%) CCDE
14 8 (0.37%) CCSP
14 8 (0.37%) CTC Cleared
15 6 (0.28%) MCSE
15 6 (0.28%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (4.06%) QA
2 47 (2.20%) SLA
3 27 (1.26%) PCI DSS
4 11 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.23%) PA-DSS
6 4 (0.19%) RMADS
7 2 (0.093%) DICOM
7 2 (0.093%) HL7
7 2 (0.093%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.047%) MiFID
8 1 (0.047%) SAS 70
8 1 (0.047%) SDET
System Software
1 372 (17.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 256 (11.96%) Docker
3 137 (6.40%) Active Directory
4 108 (5.04%) VMware ESXi
5 95 (4.44%) NFS
5 95 (4.44%) vSphere
6 74 (3.46%) KVM
7 68 (3.18%) Hyper-V
8 66 (3.08%) Xen
9 54 (2.52%) Virtual Machines
10 53 (2.48%) Oracle RAC
11 48 (2.24%) VMware ESX
12 35 (1.63%) Squid
13 27 (1.26%) VirtualBox
14 23 (1.07%) Firmware
14 23 (1.07%) iptables
15 21 (0.98%) Samba
16 20 (0.93%) Varnish
17 19 (0.89%) XenServer
18 18 (0.84%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 916 (42.78%) Puppet
2 552 (25.78%) Opscode Chef
3 476 (22.23%) Ansible
4 285 (13.31%) Nagios
5 182 (8.50%) Salt
6 60 (2.80%) ZABBIX
7 45 (2.10%) CFEngine
8 42 (1.96%) Graphite
9 35 (1.63%) Cobbler
10 34 (1.59%) HAProxy
10 34 (1.59%) Kubernetes
11 29 (1.35%) Cacti
12 28 (1.31%) Terraform
13 27 (1.26%) logstash
13 27 (1.26%) yum
14 23 (1.07%) OpenAM
14 23 (1.07%) Red Hat Satellite
15 22 (1.03%) Ganglia
16 20 (0.93%) Backup Exec
17 19 (0.89%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 705 (32.93%) Red Hat
2 631 (29.47%) VMware
3 256 (11.96%) Cisco
4 231 (10.79%) Oracle
5 184 (8.59%) HP
6 173 (8.08%) Microsoft
7 74 (3.46%) NetApp
8 71 (3.32%) Splunk
9 64 (2.99%) F5
10 59 (2.76%) Juniper
11 55 (2.57%) EMC
12 52 (2.43%) Sun
13 50 (2.34%) IBM
13 50 (2.34%) Rackspace
14 45 (2.10%) Google
15 40 (1.87%) Symantec
16 32 (1.49%) Citrix
16 32 (1.49%) Palo Alto
17 29 (1.35%) CheckPoint
17 29 (1.35%) Dell
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £25-28,000 + Bens
Posted: 52 minutes ago
Reigate, Surrey
Sanderson
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 34 minutes ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + 20% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £80000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Egham, Surrey
Parham Consulting
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Maximum £55,000 plus 10% bonus, shares and goo
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-55k + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £30.3k - 40.3k per year + 10% bonus + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £57,000
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + on call bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Surrey
Stott & May
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens +oncall
Posted: Yesterday