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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Engineer
UK
Rank 291 307 384
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +77
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 872 1013 821
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.05% 1.01% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 1.05% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 751 863 667
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%

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
80036 96313 101493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.47% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 66452 80820 84362
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 21 January 2017 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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +21 833 £52,500 +5.00% 123
London -5 376 £62,500 +13.63% 59
South East +37 234 £50,000 -0.99% 33
Berkshire +57 101 £60,000 +9.09% 13
Reading +37 60 £65,000 +18.18% 5
Surrey +29 58 £50,000 -4.76% 5
North West +1 57 £40,000 - 7
East of England +28 56 £47,500 +5.55% 11
City of London +29 48 £75,000 +25.00% 23
Manchester -5 43 £40,000 - 6
South West +30 35 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Cambridgeshire +17 35 £46,250 +2.77% 9
Cambridge +12 33 £46,250 +2.77% 9
Hampshire -4 29 £45,000 +25.00% 3
West Midlands +27 28 £50,000 +4.16%
Yorkshire -21 28 £45,000 - 8
East Midlands +10 26 £41,250 -15.38% 1
Gloucestershire +8 24 £42,500 +6.25% 2
East Sussex +27 22 £42,500 +70.00% 1
Brighton +22 21 £42,500 +70.00% 1
Birmingham +7 19 £50,000 -13.04%
North Yorkshire +19 18 £45,000 +28.57% 3
York +6 18 £45,000 - 2
Nottingham +3 16 £40,000 -
Nottinghamshire +1 16 £40,000 -23.80%
Newbury - 15 £50,000 - 5
Hertfordshire +11 14 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Gloucester -5 11 £35,000 -8.49% 1
West Sussex +17 10 £40,000 -24.52% 2
Oxfordshire +11 10 £50,000 +11.11% 8

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 1973 (100.00%) Linux
2 879 (44.55%) Python
3 719 (36.44%) Puppet
4 718 (36.39%) DevOps
5 671 (34.01%) Red Hat
6 629 (31.88%) Windows
7 616 (31.22%) Bash Shell
8 545 (27.62%) Perl
9 542 (27.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 496 (25.14%) Amazon AWS
11 482 (24.43%) Unix
12 453 (22.96%) Opscode Chef
13 452 (22.91%) VMware
14 450 (22.81%) Ansible
15 429 (21.74%) MySQL
16 375 (19.01%) Apache
17 363 (18.40%) Java
18 349 (17.69%) Finance
19 338 (17.13%) TCP/IP
20 337 (17.08%) Agile Software Development
21 332 (16.83%) Configuration Management
22 323 (16.37%) CentOS
23 311 (15.76%) Ruby
24 296 (15.00%) Jenkins
25 274 (13.89%) SQL
26 251 (12.72%) VMware Infrastructure
27 242 (12.27%) Firewall
28 229 (11.61%) Continuous Integration
29 225 (11.40%) Software Engineering
30 224 (11.35%) PHP

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
1 375 (19.01%) Apache
2 220 (11.15%) Tomcat
3 117 (5.93%) JBoss
4 107 (5.42%) nginx
5 92 (4.66%) OpenStack
6 73 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
7 72 (3.65%) IIS
7 72 (3.65%) WebSphere
8 53 (2.69%) WebLogic
9 39 (1.98%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 26 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
11 23 (1.17%) Apache Spark
12 21 (1.06%) MS Exchange
13 18 (0.91%) Confluence
14 14 (0.71%) Skype for Business
15 13 (0.66%) CloudStack
15 13 (0.66%) CMS
16 10 (0.51%) Apache Solr
17 9 (0.46%) Drupal
17 9 (0.46%) GlassFish
Applications
1 36 (1.82%) MS Excel
2 10 (0.51%) MS Office
3 3 (0.15%) GNU Octave
4 1 (0.051%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.051%) Doxygen
4 1 (0.051%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 30 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.25%) Magento
3 4 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.051%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.051%) Eikon
4 1 (0.051%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.051%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 496 (25.14%) Amazon AWS
2 203 (10.29%) SaaS
3 71 (3.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 63 (3.19%) PaaS
5 45 (2.28%) Amazon EC2
6 41 (2.08%) IaaS
7 36 (1.82%) AWS CloudFormation
8 33 (1.67%) Office 365
9 31 (1.57%) Amazon S3
10 23 (1.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 21 (1.06%) OpenShift
12 19 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
13 16 (0.81%) GitHub
13 16 (0.81%) Heroku
14 9 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
15 7 (0.35%) Akamai
16 6 (0.30%) Amazon ELB
16 6 (0.30%) G Suite
16 6 (0.30%) Route 53
16 6 (0.30%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 338 (17.13%) TCP/IP
2 242 (12.27%) Firewall
3 198 (10.04%) DNS
4 114 (5.78%) Internet
5 106 (5.37%) SAN
6 96 (4.87%) LDAP
7 81 (4.11%) HTTP
8 80 (4.05%) DHCP
9 61 (3.09%) WAN
10 60 (3.04%) SSL
11 58 (2.94%) LAN
12 53 (2.69%) VLAN
12 53 (2.69%) VPN
13 52 (2.64%) SMTP
14 40 (2.03%) NAS
15 35 (1.77%) VoIP
16 33 (1.67%) SSH
17 30 (1.52%) iSCSI
18 24 (1.22%) IMAP
18 24 (1.22%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 429 (21.74%) MySQL
2 109 (5.52%) SQL Server
3 86 (4.36%) MongoDB
4 68 (3.45%) Hadoop
5 61 (3.09%) NoSQL
6 60 (3.04%) Relational Database
7 58 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
8 53 (2.69%) Big Data
9 47 (2.38%) Redis
10 30 (1.52%) RDBMS
11 24 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
12 19 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
13 15 (0.76%) HBase
14 13 (0.66%) MariaDB
14 13 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
14 13 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
15 11 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
16 10 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
16 10 (0.51%) InterSystems Cache
17 9 (0.46%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 296 (15.00%) Jenkins
2 189 (9.58%) Git (software)
3 96 (4.87%) JIRA
4 50 (2.53%) Subversion
5 49 (2.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 49 (2.48%) TeamCity
6 42 (2.13%) Vagrant
7 38 (1.93%) Maven
8 20 (1.01%) GitLab
8 20 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
9 18 (0.91%) Selenium
10 16 (0.81%) Eclipse
10 16 (0.81%) Hudson
11 15 (0.76%) JMeter
11 15 (0.76%) MSBuild
12 14 (0.71%) Cucumber
12 14 (0.71%) Octopus Deploy
13 13 (0.66%) Ant
14 12 (0.61%) Travis CI
15 9 (0.46%) Bitbucket
General
1 349 (17.69%) Finance
2 147 (7.45%) Banking
3 93 (4.71%) Telecoms
4 57 (2.89%) Games
5 46 (2.33%) Marketing
6 44 (2.23%) Manufacturing
7 43 (2.18%) Publishing
8 42 (2.13%) Electronics
9 38 (1.93%) Retail
10 35 (1.77%) French Language
11 34 (1.72%) German Language
12 29 (1.47%) Financial Institution
13 19 (0.96%) Automotive
13 19 (0.96%) Legal
14 16 (0.81%) Front Office
14 16 (0.81%) Law
15 10 (0.51%) Back Office
15 10 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
16 8 (0.41%) Advertising
16 8 (0.41%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 210 (10.64%) LAMP
2 176 (8.92%) Web Services
3 70 (3.55%) Middleware
4 63 (3.19%) LEMP Stack
5 53 (2.69%) Node.js
6 42 (2.13%) HTML
7 39 (1.98%) .NET
8 29 (1.47%) LAPP Stack
9 27 (1.37%) Java EE
10 26 (1.32%) REST
11 20 (1.01%) CSS
11 20 (1.01%) Sensu
12 19 (0.96%) XML
13 18 (0.91%) ActiveMQ
13 18 (0.91%) ELK Stack
14 12 (0.61%) SOAP
15 11 (0.56%) AngularJS
15 11 (0.56%) Qt
15 11 (0.56%) RabbitMQ
15 11 (0.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 129 (6.54%) Data Centre
2 110 (5.58%) Computer Science
3 60 (3.04%) Analytical Skills
4 56 (2.84%) Clustering
5 53 (2.69%) Fintech
6 44 (2.23%) Mathematics
7 43 (2.18%) Hedge funds
8 36 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
9 29 (1.47%) Device Driver
10 27 (1.37%) Contactless
10 27 (1.37%) iPad
11 26 (1.32%) Public Cloud
12 23 (1.17%) Embedded Systems
13 20 (1.01%) Wiki
14 18 (0.91%) Algorithms
15 17 (0.86%) Replication
16 16 (0.81%) Client/Server
17 15 (0.76%) Private Cloud
18 14 (0.71%) Visualisation
19 13 (0.66%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1973 (100.00%) Linux
2 629 (31.88%) Windows
3 542 (27.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 482 (24.43%) Unix
5 323 (16.37%) CentOS
6 217 (11.00%) Ubuntu
7 157 (7.96%) Windows Server
8 149 (7.55%) Debian
9 108 (5.47%) Solaris
10 72 (3.65%) Windows Server 2008
11 50 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
12 41 (2.08%) Embedded Linux
13 40 (2.03%) Windows Server 2012
14 36 (1.82%) Fedora
15 32 (1.62%) Windows 2000
16 26 (1.32%) SUSE
17 23 (1.17%) HPUX
18 17 (0.86%) AIX
19 16 (0.81%) Android
20 11 (0.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 718 (36.39%) DevOps
2 337 (17.08%) Agile Software Development
3 332 (16.83%) Configuration Management
4 229 (11.61%) Continuous Integration
5 225 (11.40%) Software Engineering
6 188 (9.53%) ITIL
7 166 (8.41%) Open Source
8 130 (6.59%) Scrum
9 121 (6.13%) High Availability
10 95 (4.82%) Mentoring
11 94 (4.76%) E-Commerce
12 79 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
13 68 (3.45%) Load Balancing
14 53 (2.69%) Migration
14 53 (2.69%) SDLC
15 51 (2.58%) Root Cause Analysis
16 50 (2.53%) Business Intelligence
16 50 (2.53%) Disaster Recovery
16 50 (2.53%) Multithreading
17 49 (2.48%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 879 (44.55%) Python
2 616 (31.22%) Bash Shell
3 545 (27.62%) Perl
4 363 (18.40%) Java
5 311 (15.76%) Ruby
6 274 (13.89%) SQL
7 224 (11.35%) PHP
8 210 (10.64%) C++
9 193 (9.78%) C
10 184 (9.33%) PowerShell
11 100 (5.07%) Shell Script
12 73 (3.70%) JavaScript
13 47 (2.38%) Go
14 42 (2.13%) C#
15 32 (1.62%) Korn
16 30 (1.52%) Embedded C
17 28 (1.42%) Embedded C++
18 24 (1.22%) Bourne shell
19 17 (0.86%) Groovy
20 13 (0.66%) Scala
Qualifications
1 190 (9.63%) Degree
2 68 (3.45%) RHCE
3 62 (3.14%) Security Cleared
4 59 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
5 39 (1.98%) CCNA
6 36 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 35 (1.77%) AWS Certification
7 35 (1.77%) RHCSA
8 33 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 29 (1.47%) SC Cleared
10 19 (0.96%) MCSE
11 18 (0.91%) CCNP
12 17 (0.86%) RHCA
13 14 (0.71%) CISSP
14 10 (0.51%) DV Cleared
14 10 (0.51%) Network+ Certification
15 8 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
15 8 (0.41%) Linux+ Certification
15 8 (0.41%) Security+ Certification
15 8 (0.41%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (5.27%) QA
2 38 (1.93%) SLA
3 32 (1.62%) PCI DSS
4 9 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.30%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.10%) SDET
7 1 (0.051%) ISO22301
7 1 (0.051%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 251 (12.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 215 (10.90%) Docker
3 150 (7.60%) Active Directory
4 76 (3.85%) Hyper-V
5 64 (3.24%) vSphere
6 50 (2.53%) VMware ESX
7 45 (2.28%) NFS
8 39 (1.98%) Oracle RAC
8 39 (1.98%) Xen
9 35 (1.77%) KVM
10 30 (1.52%) iptables
11 29 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
12 28 (1.42%) Postfix
12 28 (1.42%) vCloud
13 27 (1.37%) Varnish
14 26 (1.32%) Samba
15 17 (0.86%) XenServer
16 16 (0.81%) Firmware
17 14 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
18 13 (0.66%) Squid
Systems Management
1 719 (36.44%) Puppet
2 453 (22.96%) Opscode Chef
3 450 (22.81%) Ansible
4 182 (9.22%) Nagios
5 74 (3.75%) Terraform
6 65 (3.29%) Salt
7 56 (2.84%) Kubernetes
8 37 (1.88%) Red Hat Satellite
9 31 (1.57%) ZABBIX
10 26 (1.32%) OpenAM
10 26 (1.32%) Rundeck
11 24 (1.22%) Graphite
12 20 (1.01%) Cobbler
13 19 (0.96%) HAProxy
14 16 (0.81%) Mesos
14 16 (0.81%) SCCM
14 16 (0.81%) WSUS
15 15 (0.76%) Cacti
16 14 (0.71%) Grafana
17 13 (0.66%) Kibana
Vendors
1 671 (34.01%) Red Hat
2 452 (22.91%) VMware
3 193 (9.78%) Oracle
4 181 (9.17%) Cisco
5 122 (6.18%) Microsoft
6 84 (4.26%) NetApp
7 77 (3.90%) Sun
8 72 (3.65%) HP
9 66 (3.35%) Juniper
10 59 (2.99%) CheckPoint
11 51 (2.58%) SaltStack
12 47 (2.38%) Splunk
13 46 (2.33%) EMC
14 44 (2.23%) Palo Alto
15 42 (2.13%) F5
16 38 (1.93%) SAP
17 36 (1.82%) Atlassian
18 29 (1.47%) Blue Coat
18 29 (1.47%) Crossbeam
18 29 (1.47%) Sourcefire
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £33,000 to £42,000 per annum Superb base with first class bonus a
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + competitive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + competitive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Send
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Recann
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, pension, other benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: 30,000 to £50,000
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oakham, Leicestershire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits - Remote working
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: Yesterday