The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 518 459 538
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +79
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 440 491 410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.37% 0.45% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.48% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 374 439 313
Average salary £45,000 £48,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.21% +7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
111102 102616 112143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.25% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 90827 85015 96150
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

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 24 July 2014 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 24 July 2014. 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 -47 426 £45,000 -7.21% 63
London -50 216 £52,500 -2.32% 36
South East +6 109 £42,500 -5.55% 10
City of London -3 53 £52,500 -4.54% 14
Berkshire +11 30 £42,500 -22.72% 3
Surrey +13 27 £40,000 - 3
South West -22 24 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Yorkshire -29 24 £45,000 +12.50% 2
East of England -77 23 £40,000 -17.52% 8
North West +8 16 £35,000 -2.77% 1
Reading -5 15 £44,000 -26.66% 2
Cambridgeshire -22 14 £40,000 -20.00% 7
Oxfordshire +11 13 £42,500 -10.52% 2
York +3 13 £33,750 -
Hampshire -2 13 £55,000 +18.91%
North Yorkshire -3 13 £45,000 -
East Sussex -9 13 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Brighton -11 13 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Cambridge -29 13 £40,000 -20.00% 7
West Midlands +18 11 £40,000 +22.13% 1
Gloucestershire +3 11 £46,000 +15.00%
Bristol -7 11 £37,500 -10.71%
Leeds -32 11 £42,500 +6.25% 1
West Yorkshire -45 11 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Oxford +17 9 £35,750 -24.73% 1
Manchester +12 9 £35,000 -17.64% 1
West Sussex +3 8 £40,610 +24.95% 1
Cheshire +3 7 £35,000 -2.77%
Camberley - 7 £49,500 -
Cardiff - 7 £35,000 - 1

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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.

1 905 (100.00%) Linux
2 403 (44.53%) Red Hat
3 342 (37.79%) Perl
4 309 (34.14%) UNIX
5 297 (32.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 268 (29.61%) Apache
7 267 (29.50%) MySQL
8 264 (29.17%) Python
9 257 (28.40%) Puppet
10 222 (24.53%) VMware
11 214 (23.65%) Bash Shell
12 213 (23.54%) CentOS
13 201 (22.21%) Java
14 191 (21.10%) Tomcat
15 185 (20.44%) TCP/IP
16 177 (19.56%) Ruby
17 172 (19.01%) Ubuntu
18 169 (18.67%) Opscode Chef
19 160 (17.68%) Windows
20 157 (17.35%) DevOps
21 152 (16.80%) Finance
22 150 (16.57%) DNS
23 139 (15.36%) Nagios
24 132 (14.59%) VMware Infrastructure
25 129 (14.25%) Load Balancing
25 129 (14.25%) Oracle
26 126 (13.92%) PHP
27 119 (13.15%) SAN
28 113 (12.49%) Solaris
29 107 (11.82%) Firewall

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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
1 268 (29.61%) Apache
2 191 (21.10%) Tomcat
3 60 (6.63%) nginx
4 32 (3.54%) Drupal
5 27 (2.98%) WebLogic
5 27 (2.98%) IIS
6 24 (2.65%) CMS
7 22 (2.43%) OpenStack
8 20 (2.21%) Jetty
8 20 (2.21%) Elasticsearch
9 16 (1.77%) WebSphere
10 15 (1.66%) Node.js
10 15 (1.66%) Apache Solr
10 15 (1.66%) WordPress
11 14 (1.55%) Confluence
12 11 (1.22%) Escenic
12 11 (1.22%) Alfresco
13 10 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
14 4 (0.44%) SAS
15 3 (0.33%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 32 (3.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.11%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 51 (5.64%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (3.76%) SaaS
2 34 (3.76%) Cloud Computing
3 26 (2.87%) Amazon EC2
4 17 (1.88%) Joyent
5 14 (1.55%) IaaS
6 12 (1.33%) PaaS
6 12 (1.33%) Amazon S3
7 7 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (0.44%) CloudFront
8 4 (0.44%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.11%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.11%) Route 53
9 1 (0.11%) Heroku
9 1 (0.11%) Engine Yard
Communications & Networking
1 185 (20.44%) TCP/IP
2 150 (16.57%) DNS
3 119 (13.15%) SAN
4 107 (11.82%) Firewall
5 89 (9.83%) Internet
6 71 (7.85%) NAS
7 63 (6.96%) DHCP
8 61 (6.74%) HTTP
9 56 (6.19%) SNMP
10 50 (5.52%) LDAP
11 46 (5.08%) VPN
12 44 (4.86%) SSH
13 41 (4.53%) SMTP
14 34 (3.76%) SSL
15 26 (2.87%) VLAN
15 26 (2.87%) WAN
16 25 (2.76%) FTP
16 25 (2.76%) iSCSI
17 22 (2.43%) BIG-IP
18 21 (2.32%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 267 (29.50%) MySQL
2 46 (5.08%) PostgreSQL
3 43 (4.75%) MongoDB
4 42 (4.64%) SQL Server
5 33 (3.65%) Hadoop
5 33 (3.65%) NoSQL
6 31 (3.43%) Redis
7 30 (3.31%) Relational Database
7 30 (3.31%) Oracle Database
8 20 (2.21%) HBase
9 16 (1.77%) Big Data
10 15 (1.66%) DB2
11 14 (1.55%) MariaDB
12 11 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
13 8 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
14 7 (0.77%) Impala
14 7 (0.77%) Mahout
14 7 (0.77%) Apache Hive
14 7 (0.77%) RDBMS
14 7 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 62 (6.85%) Jenkins
2 52 (5.75%) Subversion
3 50 (5.52%) Git (software)
4 23 (2.54%) JIRA
5 21 (2.32%) Hudson
5 21 (2.32%) Maven
6 19 (2.10%) GCC
7 14 (1.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 14 (1.55%) GDB
8 13 (1.44%) Ant
9 7 (0.77%) FishEye
10 6 (0.66%) Mercurial
11 4 (0.44%) Metasploit
11 4 (0.44%) Eclipse
12 3 (0.33%) GNU Toolchain
13 2 (0.22%) Selenium
13 2 (0.22%) TeamCity
13 2 (0.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 2 (0.22%) Gerrit
13 2 (0.22%) dbdeploy
General
1 152 (16.80%) Finance
2 41 (4.53%) Telecoms
3 30 (3.31%) Games
4 28 (3.09%) Advertising
5 25 (2.76%) Banking
6 21 (2.32%) Publishing
7 18 (1.99%) Online Betting
8 17 (1.88%) Retail
9 14 (1.55%) Marketing
10 8 (0.88%) Legal
11 7 (0.77%) Electronics
12 5 (0.55%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.44%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.44%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.33%) Automotive
14 3 (0.33%) Law
14 3 (0.33%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.33%) Spanish Language
14 3 (0.33%) Welsh Language
14 3 (0.33%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (7.29%) LAMP
2 48 (5.30%) Web Services
3 47 (5.19%) J2EE
4 34 (3.76%) XML
5 32 (3.54%) RabbitMQ
6 21 (2.32%) CSS
7 19 (2.10%) JSON
8 17 (1.88%) ActiveMQ
9 13 (1.44%) Middleware
10 12 (1.33%) SOAP
10 12 (1.33%) .NET
10 12 (1.33%) MSMQ
10 12 (1.33%) Memcached
11 11 (1.22%) Ajax
12 9 (0.99%) Sphinx
13 7 (0.77%) MapReduce
14 6 (0.66%) COM
15 5 (0.55%) Android SDK
15 5 (0.55%) Django
15 5 (0.55%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 105 (11.60%) Open Source
2 67 (7.40%) Clustering
3 43 (4.75%) Computer Science
4 30 (3.31%) Digital Media
5 28 (3.09%) Enterprise Storage
6 27 (2.98%) Device Driver
6 27 (2.98%) Mobile App
7 25 (2.76%) Management Information System
8 21 (2.32%) Embedded Systems
9 18 (1.99%) Social Media
10 16 (1.77%) Online Games
10 16 (1.77%) Replication
11 14 (1.55%) Client/Server
12 12 (1.33%) HACMP
13 10 (1.10%) Visualisation
14 9 (0.99%) Firmware
15 8 (0.88%) Hedge funds
16 5 (0.55%) CCTV
17 4 (0.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
17 4 (0.44%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 905 (100.00%) Linux
2 309 (34.14%) UNIX
3 297 (32.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 213 (23.54%) CentOS
5 172 (19.01%) Ubuntu
6 160 (17.68%) Windows
7 113 (12.49%) Solaris
8 78 (8.62%) Debian
9 40 (4.42%) SUSE
10 39 (4.31%) Embedded Linux
11 37 (4.09%) AIX
12 34 (3.76%) HPUX
13 28 (3.09%) Windows Server 2008
14 24 (2.65%) Windows Server 2003
15 16 (1.77%) Fedora
16 13 (1.44%) Android
17 10 (1.10%) VMS
17 10 (1.10%) FreeBSD
18 7 (0.77%) Windows 7
19 6 (0.66%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (17.35%) DevOps
2 129 (14.25%) Load Balancing
3 91 (10.06%) Configuration Management
4 83 (9.17%) ITIL
5 76 (8.40%) E-Commerce
6 57 (6.30%) Software Engineering
7 54 (5.97%) Change Management
8 52 (5.75%) Agile Software Development
8 52 (5.75%) Problem Management
9 46 (5.08%) Capacity Planning
10 45 (4.97%) Continuous Integration
11 40 (4.42%) Performance Tuning
12 37 (4.09%) Service Management
13 35 (3.87%) Disaster Recovery
14 29 (3.20%) Build Automation
15 27 (2.98%) Incident Management
16 24 (2.65%) Release Management
16 24 (2.65%) Performance Monitoring
17 23 (2.54%) Scrum
18 22 (2.43%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 342 (37.79%) Perl
2 264 (29.17%) Python
3 214 (23.65%) Bash Shell
4 201 (22.21%) Java
5 177 (19.56%) Ruby
6 126 (13.92%) PHP
7 95 (10.50%) C
8 86 (9.50%) Shell Script
9 82 (9.06%) SQL
10 67 (7.40%) C++
11 43 (4.75%) JavaScript
12 18 (1.99%) C#
13 16 (1.77%) Embedded C
14 15 (1.66%) PowerShell
15 13 (1.44%) AWK
15 13 (1.44%) Embedded C++
16 10 (1.10%) sed
17 9 (0.99%) Clojure
18 4 (0.44%) Korn
18 4 (0.44%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 100 (11.05%) Degree
2 53 (5.86%) RHCE
3 37 (4.09%) Security Cleared
4 23 (2.54%) DV Cleared
5 20 (2.21%) SC Cleared
6 19 (2.10%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (0.99%) CCNA
7 9 (0.99%) Sun Certification
7 9 (0.99%) SCSA
8 8 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (0.77%) RHCA
10 6 (0.66%) HND
10 6 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (0.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 5 (0.55%) MCSE
11 5 (0.55%) MCITP
12 4 (0.44%) CEH
12 4 (0.44%) CISSP
12 4 (0.44%) OSCP
12 4 (0.44%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (3.76%) QA
2 30 (3.31%) SLA
3 13 (1.44%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.55%) JTAG
5 4 (0.44%) HIPAA
6 2 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 132 (14.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 48 (5.30%) KVM
3 42 (4.64%) vSphere
4 40 (4.42%) NFS
5 33 (3.65%) VMware ESX
6 31 (3.43%) Xen
7 27 (2.98%) Active Directory
8 17 (1.88%) Postfix
9 13 (1.44%) Varnish
9 13 (1.44%) Squid
10 11 (1.22%) GPFS
10 11 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (0.77%) RHEV
11 7 (0.77%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 7 (0.77%) Hyper-V
11 7 (0.77%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 7 (0.77%) Nmap
12 6 (0.66%) Samba
12 6 (0.66%) VirtualBox
13 5 (0.55%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 257 (28.40%) Puppet
2 169 (18.67%) Opscode Chef
3 139 (15.36%) Nagios
4 49 (5.41%) ZABBIX
5 35 (3.87%) CFEngine
6 26 (2.87%) Opsview
7 23 (2.54%) NetBackup
8 22 (2.43%) SCOM
8 22 (2.43%) Vagrant
9 21 (2.32%) Cacti
10 20 (2.21%) Salt
11 19 (2.10%) Cobbler
11 19 (2.10%) Munin
12 18 (1.99%) Zenoss
13 16 (1.77%) Plesk
14 13 (1.44%) Ansible
14 13 (1.44%) Red Hat Satellite
15 10 (1.10%) OpenView
16 8 (0.88%) EMC NetWorker
16 8 (0.88%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 403 (44.53%) Red Hat
2 222 (24.53%) VMware
3 129 (14.25%) Oracle
4 90 (9.94%) JBoss
5 65 (7.18%) Cisco
6 59 (6.52%) HP
7 41 (4.53%) Veritas
8 39 (4.31%) NetApp
9 38 (4.20%) Microsoft
10 35 (3.87%) Citrix
11 30 (3.31%) Rackspace
12 25 (2.76%) Sun
12 25 (2.76%) EMC
13 21 (2.32%) F5
14 20 (2.21%) Google
15 19 (2.10%) Symantec
16 18 (1.99%) IBM
17 14 (1.55%) Splunk
18 11 (1.22%) Dell
18 11 (1.22%) SolarWinds
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 to £100000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £42000 - £46000 per annum + + Package & Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 to £45000 per annum - shares, medical, pension, 25 days
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £63000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Central London / West End
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent + Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35-45k
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Thames Ditton, Surrey
Optima Connections
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + share options
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum c£50K + 20% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000 + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 to 55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Stock options
Posted: 3 days ago