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

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 291 329 348
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 1140 1030 1013
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.11% 0.93% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 0.97% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1019 894 812
Median salary £53,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.63% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,625
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +7.25%

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
98784 106354 115089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.26% 96.48% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 83034 86750 93358
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 4 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 4 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 +48 1108 £55,000 +15.78% 131
London +53 566 £60,000 +9.09% 61
South East +61 320 £50,000 +14.94% 29
Berkshire +51 106 £50,000 +53.84% 10
City of London +85 101 £60,000 +9.09% 14
Surrey +40 97 £53,500 +12.63% 6
Yorkshire +28 67 £42,500 -5.55% 8
Reading +19 58 £50,000 +53.84% 8
West Yorkshire +21 55 £42,500 -15.00% 6
East of England -2 52 £45,000 +2.50% 16
East Sussex +53 42 £35,000 +14.75% 2
Leeds +12 38 £52,500 +5.00% 5
South West -74 35 £40,000 -5.88% 1
North West +14 32 £45,000 +28.57% 7
Cambridge -12 32 £50,000 +11.11% 11
Cambridgeshire -23 32 £50,000 +11.11% 12
Brighton +39 31 £30,750 +0.81% 1
Manchester +10 30 £37,500 +8.69% 6
Hampshire -14 27 £40,000 -11.11% 5
West Midlands -28 21 £35,000 -26.31% 3
Egham - 21 £55,000 -
Bristol -40 19 £42,000 +2.43%
Oxfordshire -9 17 £55,000 - 2
East Midlands +30 15 £37,250 +12.03% 5
Buckinghamshire +21 15 £55,000 +54.92% 2
Scotland +9 13 £32,000 +6.66% 1
Essex +14 12 £44,000 - 1
Staines - 12 £53,500 - 1
South Yorkshire +25 11 £51,000 +36.00% 1
Newbury +5 11 - - 1

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 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 2129 (100.00%) Linux
2 929 (43.64%) Python
3 890 (41.80%) Puppet
4 780 (36.64%) DevOps
5 670 (31.47%) Red Hat
6 602 (28.28%) VMware
7 589 (27.67%) Bash Shell
8 587 (27.57%) Perl
9 559 (26.26%) Opscode Chef
10 553 (25.97%) Windows
11 530 (24.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 505 (23.72%) Amazon AWS
13 491 (23.06%) Unix
14 490 (23.02%) Agile Software Development
15 485 (22.78%) Ansible
16 448 (21.04%) MySQL
17 403 (18.93%) Apache
18 395 (18.55%) Configuration Management
19 373 (17.52%) Java
20 371 (17.43%) Ruby
21 370 (17.38%) Continuous Integration
22 363 (17.05%) VMware Infrastructure
23 354 (16.63%) Jenkins
24 339 (15.92%) Firewall
24 339 (15.92%) Finance
25 319 (14.98%) CentOS
26 316 (14.84%) Cisco
27 296 (13.90%) Tomcat
28 282 (13.25%) Nagios
29 281 (13.20%) LAMP

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
1 403 (18.93%) Apache
2 296 (13.90%) Tomcat
3 152 (7.14%) OpenStack
4 128 (6.01%) nginx
5 117 (5.50%) JBoss
6 81 (3.80%) IIS
7 58 (2.72%) WebSphere
8 54 (2.54%) WebLogic
9 52 (2.44%) Node.js
10 49 (2.30%) Confluence
11 43 (2.02%) Elasticsearch
12 31 (1.46%) CloudStack
13 23 (1.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 20 (0.94%) WebSphere Application Server
15 19 (0.89%) Drupal
15 19 (0.89%) MS Exchange
16 18 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
17 13 (0.61%) SharePoint
18 12 (0.56%) Apache Spark
18 12 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 52 (2.44%) MS Excel
2 21 (0.99%) MS Office
3 1 (0.047%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.047%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.047%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 10 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.28%) Magento
2 6 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.047%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.047%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 505 (23.72%) Amazon AWS
2 91 (4.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 79 (3.71%) SaaS
4 52 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
5 46 (2.16%) Amazon S3
6 43 (2.02%) PaaS
7 37 (1.74%) IaaS
8 34 (1.60%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 32 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
10 23 (1.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 20 (0.94%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 16 (0.75%) OpenShift
13 13 (0.61%) GitHub
13 13 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
14 9 (0.42%) Heroku
15 8 (0.38%) Route 53
16 7 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
17 5 (0.23%) SoftLayer
18 3 (0.14%) DigitalOcean
18 3 (0.14%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 339 (15.92%) Firewall
2 279 (13.10%) DNS
3 231 (10.85%) TCP/IP
4 221 (10.38%) SAN
5 120 (5.64%) LDAP
6 80 (3.76%) HTTP
7 78 (3.66%) LAN
8 76 (3.57%) VPN
9 71 (3.33%) VoIP
10 67 (3.15%) WAN
11 65 (3.05%) DHCP
12 60 (2.82%) Network Security
12 60 (2.82%) VLAN
13 55 (2.58%) Internet
14 53 (2.49%) Cisco Nexus
15 52 (2.44%) NAS
16 48 (2.25%) SSL
17 40 (1.88%) BGP
18 34 (1.60%) iSCSI
19 33 (1.55%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 448 (21.04%) MySQL
2 161 (7.56%) MongoDB
3 128 (6.01%) SQL Server
4 77 (3.62%) Redis
5 74 (3.48%) Big Data
6 66 (3.10%) NoSQL
7 61 (2.87%) PostgreSQL
8 54 (2.54%) Apache Cassandra
9 52 (2.44%) Relational Database
10 49 (2.30%) Hadoop
11 34 (1.60%) Oracle Database
12 26 (1.22%) Amazon RDS
13 25 (1.17%) RDBMS
14 19 (0.89%) Couchbase
15 13 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
16 11 (0.52%) CouchDB
17 10 (0.47%) Riak
18 9 (0.42%) OpenTSDB
18 9 (0.42%) SimpleDB
19 8 (0.38%) HBase
Development Applications
1 354 (16.63%) Jenkins
2 260 (12.21%) Git (software)
3 99 (4.65%) JIRA
4 94 (4.42%) TeamCity
5 84 (3.95%) Subversion
6 77 (3.62%) Vagrant
7 72 (3.38%) Maven
8 31 (1.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 31 (1.46%) Hudson
9 28 (1.32%) Ant
10 25 (1.17%) Sonatype Nexus
11 16 (0.75%) Gradle
12 11 (0.52%) GCC
12 11 (0.52%) Selenium
12 11 (0.52%) Travis CI
13 10 (0.47%) FishEye
14 9 (0.42%) GDB
14 9 (0.42%) GitLab
15 8 (0.38%) Eclipse
16 7 (0.33%) JConsole
General
1 339 (15.92%) Finance
2 141 (6.62%) Telecoms
3 90 (4.23%) Law
4 78 (3.66%) Banking
5 74 (3.48%) Games
6 58 (2.72%) Electronics
7 42 (1.97%) Marketing
8 34 (1.60%) Manufacturing
9 30 (1.41%) Publishing
10 25 (1.17%) Retail
11 23 (1.08%) Financial Institution
12 18 (0.85%) Advertising
13 15 (0.70%) German Language
14 14 (0.66%) Front Office
15 12 (0.56%) French Language
16 9 (0.42%) Automotive
16 9 (0.42%) Back Office
16 9 (0.42%) Online Betting
17 7 (0.33%) Brand Awareness
18 5 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 281 (13.20%) LAMP
2 147 (6.90%) Web Services
3 69 (3.24%) .NET
4 61 (2.87%) LEMP Stack
5 58 (2.72%) CSS
6 53 (2.49%) HTML
7 47 (2.21%) RabbitMQ
8 42 (1.97%) XML
9 38 (1.78%) Middleware
10 35 (1.64%) JSON
11 33 (1.55%) ActiveMQ
12 22 (1.03%) ELK Stack
12 22 (1.03%) Qt
12 22 (1.03%) STL
13 20 (0.94%) LAPP Stack
13 20 (0.94%) REST
14 19 (0.89%) MCollective
15 18 (0.85%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 17 (0.80%) Ruby on Rails
17 16 (0.75%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 179 (8.41%) Data Centre
2 104 (4.88%) Computer Science
3 97 (4.56%) Analytical Skills
4 87 (4.09%) Clustering
5 61 (2.87%) Hedge funds
6 53 (2.49%) EMC VNX
7 44 (2.07%) Mathematics
8 36 (1.69%) Fintech
9 32 (1.50%) Management Information System
10 29 (1.36%) Derivative
10 29 (1.36%) Enterprise Storage
11 28 (1.32%) Digital Media
12 26 (1.22%) Private Cloud
13 25 (1.17%) Physics
13 25 (1.17%) User Experience
14 24 (1.13%) Replication
15 23 (1.08%) Public Cloud
16 21 (0.99%) iPad
17 18 (0.85%) Embedded Systems
18 16 (0.75%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 2129 (100.00%) Linux
2 553 (25.97%) Windows
3 530 (24.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 491 (23.06%) Unix
5 319 (14.98%) CentOS
6 215 (10.10%) Windows Server
7 187 (8.78%) Ubuntu
8 116 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
9 107 (5.03%) Solaris
10 94 (4.42%) Debian
11 78 (3.66%) Windows Server 2012
12 55 (2.58%) Windows Server 2003
13 41 (1.93%) SUSE
14 35 (1.64%) Embedded Linux
15 30 (1.41%) AIX
16 29 (1.36%) Android
17 27 (1.27%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 26 (1.22%) Mac OS X
19 22 (1.03%) Fedora
20 19 (0.89%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 780 (36.64%) DevOps
2 490 (23.02%) Agile Software Development
3 395 (18.55%) Configuration Management
4 370 (17.38%) Continuous Integration
5 222 (10.43%) Open Source
6 219 (10.29%) ITIL
7 206 (9.68%) High Availability
8 185 (8.69%) Software Engineering
9 168 (7.89%) Load Balancing
10 141 (6.62%) E-Commerce
11 109 (5.12%) Scrum
12 102 (4.79%) Continuous Improvement
13 90 (4.23%) Continuous Delivery
13 90 (4.23%) Performance Tuning
14 83 (3.90%) Incident Management
15 78 (3.66%) Mentoring
16 69 (3.24%) Disaster Recovery
17 66 (3.10%) Capacity Planning
18 59 (2.77%) Migration
18 59 (2.77%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 929 (43.64%) Python
2 589 (27.67%) Bash Shell
3 587 (27.57%) Perl
4 373 (17.52%) Java
5 371 (17.43%) Ruby
6 250 (11.74%) SQL
7 215 (10.10%) PHP
8 211 (9.91%) C++
9 155 (7.28%) Shell Script
10 131 (6.15%) PowerShell
11 109 (5.12%) C
12 92 (4.32%) JavaScript
13 48 (2.25%) Korn
14 46 (2.16%) C#
15 31 (1.46%) Bourne shell
16 18 (0.85%) AWK
16 18 (0.85%) sed
17 16 (0.75%) Embedded C
18 11 (0.52%) Embedded C++
18 11 (0.52%) Scala
Qualifications
1 225 (10.57%) Degree
2 93 (4.37%) Cisco Certification
3 70 (3.29%) CCNP
4 65 (3.05%) RHCE
5 59 (2.77%) CCNA
6 53 (2.49%) Security Cleared
7 50 (2.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 38 (1.78%) RHCSA
9 32 (1.50%) SC Cleared
10 19 (0.89%) CCIE
11 13 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
12 12 (0.56%) RHCT
13 10 (0.47%) CCDE
13 10 (0.47%) CCSP
14 8 (0.38%) DV Cleared
14 8 (0.38%) EMC Certification
15 7 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
16 6 (0.28%) CISSP
16 6 (0.28%) CTC Cleared
16 6 (0.28%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (3.48%) QA
2 48 (2.25%) SLA
3 29 (1.36%) PCI DSS
4 16 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.47%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.23%) PA-DSS
7 4 (0.19%) RMADS
7 4 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.094%) DICOM
8 2 (0.094%) HL7
9 1 (0.047%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.047%) MiFID
9 1 (0.047%) SAS 70
9 1 (0.047%) SDET
System Software
1 363 (17.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 254 (11.93%) Docker
3 129 (6.06%) Active Directory
4 112 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
5 105 (4.93%) vSphere
6 102 (4.79%) NFS
7 92 (4.32%) KVM
8 85 (3.99%) Xen
9 65 (3.05%) Hyper-V
10 45 (2.11%) Squid
11 37 (1.74%) VMware ESX
12 33 (1.55%) Firmware
13 30 (1.41%) XenServer
14 28 (1.32%) iptables
15 27 (1.27%) Oracle RAC
16 23 (1.08%) VirtualBox
17 22 (1.03%) Varnish
17 22 (1.03%) XenApp
18 18 (0.85%) Postfix
19 17 (0.80%) LXC
Systems Management
1 890 (41.80%) Puppet
2 559 (26.26%) Opscode Chef
3 485 (22.78%) Ansible
4 282 (13.25%) Nagios
5 194 (9.11%) Salt
6 73 (3.43%) ZABBIX
7 61 (2.87%) CFEngine
8 48 (2.25%) Graphite
9 43 (2.02%) Cobbler
10 32 (1.50%) Red Hat Satellite
11 28 (1.32%) logstash
12 27 (1.27%) HAProxy
13 25 (1.17%) Cacti
13 25 (1.17%) Tivoli
14 24 (1.13%) yum
15 23 (1.08%) Terraform
16 20 (0.94%) vMotion
17 19 (0.89%) Kubernetes
18 18 (0.85%) OpenAM
19 17 (0.80%) Packer
Vendors
1 670 (31.47%) Red Hat
2 602 (28.28%) VMware
3 316 (14.84%) Cisco
4 215 (10.10%) Oracle
5 155 (7.28%) HP
6 147 (6.90%) Microsoft
7 76 (3.57%) EMC
8 67 (3.15%) Juniper
9 64 (3.01%) F5
10 60 (2.82%) NetApp
10 60 (2.82%) Splunk
11 58 (2.72%) Citrix
12 44 (2.07%) IBM
13 38 (1.78%) Google
13 38 (1.78%) Rackspace
14 34 (1.60%) Sun
15 33 (1.55%) Dell
15 33 (1.55%) Symantec
16 31 (1.46%) CheckPoint
17 28 (1.32%) AppDynamics
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + 20% BONUS + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 3 hours ago
Andover, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £75,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £51000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent salary + bonus + benefits!
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + excellent bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
North London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-55k + excellent benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Health, Life, Pension
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
NTT Com Security
Posted: 10 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Tank Recruitment Limited
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Computer Futures - London & S.E(Permanent and Contract)
Salary: competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
West London
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus plus Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
X4 Group
Salary: £50k - 55k per year
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Tech
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Tech
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Great Bens and fantastic onsite faci
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Tiro Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Pension, Health, Season ticket loan,
Posted: Yesterday