The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 326 374 337
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -37
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 996 821 910
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.98% 0.79% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 0.81% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 842 666 700
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,125 £30,800
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £66,250 £65,500
UK excluding London average 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
97552 100837 99178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.44% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 81926 83590 79842
Average 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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +53 968 £52,500 +16.66% 138
London +87 510 £56,250 +2.27% 58
South East 0 234 £50,500 +12.22% 27
Yorkshire +25 80 £44,000 -7.36% 13
Berkshire -15 70 £55,000 +27.90% 9
Surrey 0 67 £52,500 +14.13% 7
West Yorkshire +15 60 £45,000 -10.00% 7
City of London +71 59 £60,000 +4.34% 24
Leeds +1 53 £50,000 - 7
Hampshire +19 46 £36,000 -20.00% 6
North West +10 45 £40,000 +23.07% 7
East of England +4 42 £45,000 -10.00% 8
Reading +18 39 £50,500 +18.82% 5
South West -38 34 £40,000 +6.66% 14
Manchester +30 33 £40,000 +23.07% 4
Cambridge -3 26 £45,000 -10.00% 7
Cambridgeshire -9 26 £45,000 -10.00% 7
Bristol -1 22 £38,500 -6.09% 4
Egham +22 21 £55,000 +111.53%
Portsmouth +28 19 £36,000 -20.00% 1
Oxfordshire +5 19 £45,000 +33.33% 1
Scotland +2 18 £42,500 - 2
Sheffield +23 16 £38,750 +38.39% 4
South Yorkshire +20 16 £38,750 +38.39% 4
West Midlands -9 16 £42,500 +13.33% 5
Birmingham +3 13 £57,500 - 1
Glasgow -7 13 £42,500 - 1
Staines +16 12 £52,500 +10.52%
East Midlands +6 12 £45,000 +80.00% 5
Reigate -1 12 £51,250 -22.64% 4

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK 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 2106 (100.00%) Linux
2 894 (42.45%) Python
3 748 (35.52%) Puppet
4 683 (32.43%) Red Hat
5 648 (30.77%) DevOps
6 623 (29.58%) Bash Shell
7 607 (28.82%) Perl
8 600 (28.49%) VMware
9 586 (27.83%) Unix
10 561 (26.64%) Windows
11 539 (25.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 482 (22.89%) Opscode Chef
13 450 (21.37%) Amazon AWS
14 409 (19.42%) VMware Infrastructure
15 407 (19.33%) Agile Software Development
16 401 (19.04%) Java
17 374 (17.76%) Apache
18 373 (17.71%) MySQL
19 360 (17.09%) Ansible
20 353 (16.76%) Finance
21 350 (16.62%) Configuration Management
22 349 (16.57%) CentOS
23 346 (16.43%) Ruby
24 303 (14.39%) ITIL
25 292 (13.87%) Cisco
26 290 (13.77%) Jenkins
27 288 (13.68%) Degree
27 288 (13.68%) Firewall
28 286 (13.58%) Continuous Integration
29 258 (12.25%) DNS

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 374 (17.76%) Apache
2 206 (9.78%) Tomcat
3 142 (6.74%) nginx
4 122 (5.79%) OpenStack
5 67 (3.18%) Elasticsearch
6 62 (2.94%) JBoss
7 55 (2.61%) IIS
8 45 (2.14%) Confluence
8 45 (2.14%) Node.js
9 37 (1.76%) WebSphere
10 28 (1.33%) MS Exchange
11 21 (1.00%) WebLogic
12 18 (0.85%) Drupal
13 17 (0.81%) CloudStack
14 15 (0.71%) Lync
15 14 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
16 11 (0.52%) CMS
17 10 (0.47%) SharePoint
17 10 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
18 8 (0.38%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 45 (2.14%) MS Excel
2 22 (1.04%) MS Office
3 3 (0.14%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.047%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 8 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.28%) Magento
3 3 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.095%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.047%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 450 (21.37%) Amazon AWS
2 94 (4.46%) SaaS
3 85 (4.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 62 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
5 49 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
6 47 (2.23%) Amazon S3
7 42 (1.99%) PaaS
8 36 (1.71%) IaaS
9 29 (1.38%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 28 (1.33%) OpenShift
11 27 (1.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 22 (1.04%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 22 (1.04%) AWS CloudFormation
13 15 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
14 10 (0.47%) Route 53
15 9 (0.43%) CloudFront
15 9 (0.43%) Joyent
16 8 (0.38%) Google App Engine
16 8 (0.38%) Heroku
17 6 (0.28%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 288 (13.68%) Firewall
2 258 (12.25%) DNS
3 254 (12.06%) TCP/IP
4 176 (8.36%) SAN
5 99 (4.70%) LDAP
6 95 (4.51%) VPN
7 82 (3.89%) HTTP
8 81 (3.85%) DHCP
9 79 (3.75%) Internet
10 73 (3.47%) LAN
11 60 (2.85%) BGP
12 57 (2.71%) VLAN
13 53 (2.52%) WAN
14 51 (2.42%) Cisco Nexus
14 51 (2.42%) NAS
15 47 (2.23%) Network Security
16 39 (1.85%) OSPF
17 36 (1.71%) Cisco IOS
17 36 (1.71%) SMTP
18 35 (1.66%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 373 (17.71%) MySQL
2 128 (6.08%) MongoDB
3 102 (4.84%) Redis
4 84 (3.99%) Big Data
5 83 (3.94%) PostgreSQL
6 72 (3.42%) NoSQL
7 69 (3.28%) SQL Server
8 66 (3.13%) Hadoop
9 55 (2.61%) Relational Database
10 51 (2.42%) Apache Cassandra
11 31 (1.47%) OpenTSDB
12 28 (1.33%) RDBMS
13 26 (1.23%) Amazon RDS
14 22 (1.04%) HBase
15 21 (1.00%) Oracle Database
16 17 (0.81%) Couchbase
17 14 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
18 12 (0.57%) Riak
19 10 (0.47%) CouchDB
20 6 (0.28%) KDB
Development Applications
1 290 (13.77%) Jenkins
2 246 (11.68%) Git (software)
3 89 (4.23%) JIRA
3 89 (4.23%) Maven
4 65 (3.09%) Vagrant
5 58 (2.75%) TeamCity
6 52 (2.47%) Subversion
7 40 (1.90%) Ant
8 39 (1.85%) Sonatype Nexus
9 34 (1.61%) Hudson
10 28 (1.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 22 (1.04%) Gradle
12 19 (0.90%) GDB
13 17 (0.81%) GCC
14 13 (0.62%) JConsole
15 12 (0.57%) FishEye
16 11 (0.52%) Selenium
17 10 (0.47%) Artifactory
18 8 (0.38%) Eclipse
19 7 (0.33%) GitLab
General
1 353 (16.76%) Finance
2 166 (7.88%) Telecoms
3 65 (3.09%) Games
4 58 (2.75%) Law
5 54 (2.56%) Banking
6 47 (2.23%) Electronics
7 42 (1.99%) Marketing
8 37 (1.76%) Retail
9 26 (1.23%) French Language
9 26 (1.23%) German Language
9 26 (1.23%) Online Betting
10 22 (1.04%) Publishing
11 20 (0.95%) Financial Institution
12 15 (0.71%) Brand Awareness
13 14 (0.66%) Front Office
14 13 (0.62%) Manufacturing
15 12 (0.57%) Advertising
15 12 (0.57%) Legal
16 11 (0.52%) Back Office
17 7 (0.33%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 237 (11.25%) LAMP
2 122 (5.79%) Web Services
3 70 (3.32%) RabbitMQ
4 67 (3.18%) LEMP Stack
5 65 (3.09%) Middleware
6 53 (2.52%) LAPP Stack
7 52 (2.47%) CSS
8 43 (2.04%) HTML
9 41 (1.95%) .NET
10 40 (1.90%) XML
11 37 (1.76%) ActiveMQ
12 35 (1.66%) JSON
13 30 (1.42%) REST
14 25 (1.19%) SOAP
15 23 (1.09%) STL
16 22 (1.04%) FIX Protocol
16 22 (1.04%) Qt
17 21 (1.00%) Ruby on Rails
18 16 (0.76%) JMS
18 16 (0.76%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 241 (11.44%) Data Centre
2 122 (5.79%) Computer Science
3 107 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
4 74 (3.51%) Hedge funds
5 60 (2.85%) Clustering
6 51 (2.42%) EMC VNX
6 51 (2.42%) Mathematics
7 44 (2.09%) Derivative
8 42 (1.99%) Management Information System
9 39 (1.85%) Digital Media
10 30 (1.42%) Physics
11 25 (1.19%) Private Cloud
12 24 (1.14%) Fintech
13 22 (1.04%) Embedded Systems
13 22 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
14 21 (1.00%) Online Games
14 21 (1.00%) Replication
15 17 (0.81%) Device Driver
15 17 (0.81%) Enterprise Storage
16 15 (0.71%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2106 (100.00%) Linux
2 586 (27.83%) Unix
3 561 (26.64%) Windows
4 539 (25.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 349 (16.57%) CentOS
6 202 (9.59%) Windows Server
7 196 (9.31%) Ubuntu
8 151 (7.17%) Debian
9 118 (5.60%) Windows Server 2008
10 114 (5.41%) Solaris
11 80 (3.80%) Windows Server 2003
12 74 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
13 47 (2.23%) Embedded Linux
14 36 (1.71%) SUSE
15 34 (1.61%) Oracle Linux
16 31 (1.47%) Fedora
17 29 (1.38%) AIX
18 27 (1.28%) Android
19 20 (0.95%) Windows 2000
20 19 (0.90%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 648 (30.77%) DevOps
2 407 (19.33%) Agile Software Development
3 350 (16.62%) Configuration Management
4 303 (14.39%) ITIL
5 286 (13.58%) Continuous Integration
6 227 (10.78%) Software Engineering
7 205 (9.73%) High Availability
8 193 (9.16%) E-Commerce
9 189 (8.97%) Open Source
10 150 (7.12%) Load Balancing
11 123 (5.84%) Mentoring
12 111 (5.27%) Continuous Delivery
13 98 (4.65%) Performance Tuning
14 74 (3.51%) Migration
15 72 (3.42%) Incident Management
16 66 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
17 63 (2.99%) Scrum
18 58 (2.75%) Service Delivery
19 56 (2.66%) Disaster Recovery
19 56 (2.66%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 894 (42.45%) Python
2 623 (29.58%) Bash Shell
3 607 (28.82%) Perl
4 401 (19.04%) Java
5 346 (16.43%) Ruby
6 246 (11.68%) SQL
7 222 (10.54%) PHP
8 209 (9.92%) Shell Script
9 194 (9.21%) C++
10 123 (5.84%) C
11 91 (4.32%) JavaScript
12 85 (4.04%) PowerShell
13 37 (1.76%) C#
14 31 (1.47%) Korn
15 30 (1.42%) AWK
16 27 (1.28%) sed
17 25 (1.19%) Embedded C
18 20 (0.95%) Embedded C++
18 20 (0.95%) Scala
19 15 (0.71%) Go
Qualifications
1 288 (13.68%) Degree
2 110 (5.22%) Cisco Certification
3 85 (4.04%) CCNA
4 68 (3.23%) RHCE
5 63 (2.99%) CCNP
6 53 (2.52%) Security Cleared
6 53 (2.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 42 (1.99%) RHCSA
8 23 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
9 21 (1.00%) SC Cleared
10 18 (0.85%) CCIE
11 17 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (0.38%) ACMT
12 8 (0.38%) EMC Certification
12 8 (0.38%) MCSE
12 8 (0.38%) MCTS
13 7 (0.33%) CCDE
13 7 (0.33%) CCSP
14 6 (0.28%) MCITP
14 6 (0.28%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (3.94%) QA
2 58 (2.75%) SLA
3 41 (1.95%) PCI DSS
4 15 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.47%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.28%) JTAG
6 6 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.095%) PA-DSS
8 1 (0.047%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.047%) RMADS
8 1 (0.047%) SAS 70
System Software
1 409 (19.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 199 (9.45%) Docker
3 140 (6.65%) Active Directory
4 110 (5.22%) KVM
5 109 (5.18%) vSphere
6 87 (4.13%) Xen
7 74 (3.51%) NFS
8 68 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
9 57 (2.71%) Hyper-V
10 55 (2.61%) VMware ESX
11 42 (1.99%) iptables
12 34 (1.61%) Squid
13 31 (1.47%) Postfix
13 31 (1.47%) vCloud
14 29 (1.38%) XenServer
15 26 (1.23%) Varnish
16 25 (1.19%) Firmware
16 25 (1.19%) Samba
17 22 (1.04%) LXC
17 22 (1.04%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 748 (35.52%) Puppet
2 482 (22.89%) Opscode Chef
3 360 (17.09%) Ansible
4 231 (10.97%) Nagios
5 135 (6.41%) Salt
6 80 (3.80%) ZABBIX
7 53 (2.52%) Graphite
8 49 (2.33%) CFEngine
9 40 (1.90%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 38 (1.80%) Red Hat Satellite
11 36 (1.71%) WSUS
12 33 (1.57%) yum
13 32 (1.52%) logstash
14 30 (1.42%) SCCM
15 27 (1.28%) Cobbler
16 26 (1.23%) OpenView
17 24 (1.14%) Cacti
18 22 (1.04%) Zenoss
19 20 (0.95%) Packer
20 19 (0.90%) vMotion
Vendors
1 683 (32.43%) Red Hat
2 600 (28.49%) VMware
3 292 (13.87%) Cisco
4 229 (10.87%) Oracle
5 158 (7.50%) Microsoft
6 113 (5.37%) HP
7 91 (4.32%) NetApp
8 85 (4.04%) Citrix
9 77 (3.66%) EMC
10 74 (3.51%) Juniper
11 71 (3.37%) F5
12 51 (2.42%) IBM
13 49 (2.33%) Splunk
14 41 (1.95%) CheckPoint
15 37 (1.76%) New Relic
16 34 (1.61%) Percona
17 33 (1.57%) Palo Alto
18 30 (1.42%) Sun
19 29 (1.38%) Google
20 28 (1.33%) hybris
Bridgwater, Somerset
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £25000 per annum + negotiable +benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £650000 - £651000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum Pension + Flexi Hours + Home Work +
Posted: Yesterday
Lincolnshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £400000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Redditch, Worcestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Barnet, Hertfordshire
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £37000 per annum + On Call
Posted: Yesterday
London
Radley James Ltd
Salary: package (Dependent on experience)
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Parham Consulting
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus 10% bonus, shares and good benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 60,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 55k + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £62500 per annum + inc benefits, + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago