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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Engineer
Rank 503 512 517
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 478 404 445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.39% 0.36% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.38% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 380 354 362
Average salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,875 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-0.31% -
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114444 105272 119153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.52% 94.68% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92735 87604 102132
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +17 464 £43,750 -2.23% 45
London -18 202 £52,500 +7.14% 21
South East +12 118 £40,000 - 4
Berkshire +33 56 £40,000 +14.28% 3
North West +22 38 £34,000 +0.74% 1
Reading +12 37 £39,750 +72.82% 2
Yorkshire -9 36 £32,425 -23.70% 3
City of London -16 33 £53,750 -10.41% 7
North Yorkshire -4 28 £40,000 -
South West -12 28 £40,000 -4.76% 6
East of England -47 28 £45,000 -5.26% 9
Oxfordshire -3 26 £52,500 +50.00%
Oxford +7 25 £47,500 -5.00%
Cambridgeshire +19 19 £50,000 +57.48% 8
Cheshire +13 19 £34,500 -8.00%
Cambridge +16 18 £50,000 +57.48% 8
Surrey 0 17 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Manchester +11 16 £33,500 +15.51% 1
York -9 14 £46,000 -
Gloucestershire +4 13 £46,000 +15.00% 2
Hampshire -16 11 £39,500 +12.85%
Wiltshire -3 10 £40,000 - 2
North East - 10 £37,000 - 1
Slough +3 9 £47,500 -5.00%
Andover - 8 £39,500 -
Chippenham - 8 £40,000 - 1
Essex -23 7 £45,000 +50.00%
Leeds -22 6 £29,500 -34.44% 2
West Yorkshire -33 6 £29,500 -30.58% 2
Knutsford - 6 £34,500 -

Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 897 (100.00%) Linux
2 439 (48.94%) Red Hat
3 345 (38.46%) Perl
4 301 (33.56%) Python
5 294 (32.78%) Puppet
6 274 (30.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 269 (29.99%) UNIX
8 232 (25.86%) CentOS
9 225 (25.08%) MySQL
10 224 (24.97%) Bash Shell
11 220 (24.53%) Apache
12 218 (24.30%) VMware
13 196 (21.85%) Java
14 194 (21.63%) Opscode Chef
15 179 (19.96%) TCP/IP
16 174 (19.40%) Tomcat
17 172 (19.18%) Ruby
18 171 (19.06%) Load Balancing
19 152 (16.95%) Ubuntu
20 150 (16.72%) DNS
21 142 (15.83%) Windows
22 141 (15.72%) SAN
23 129 (14.38%) Internet
24 127 (14.16%) Finance
25 125 (13.94%) Nagios
26 121 (13.49%) Shell Script
27 120 (13.38%) Open Source
28 117 (13.04%) Oracle
29 115 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
30 109 (12.15%) Degree

Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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
1 220 (24.53%) Apache
2 174 (19.40%) Tomcat
3 69 (7.69%) nginx
4 54 (6.02%) IIS
5 50 (5.57%) Jetty
6 39 (4.35%) Drupal
7 32 (3.57%) CMS
8 31 (3.46%) WordPress
8 31 (3.46%) OpenStack
9 27 (3.01%) Alfresco
10 22 (2.45%) WebSphere
11 21 (2.34%) Elasticsearch
12 19 (2.12%) Node.js
13 17 (1.90%) Confluence
14 14 (1.56%) WebLogic
15 11 (1.23%) Apache Solr
15 11 (1.23%) Cloud Foundry
16 10 (1.11%) WebSphere Application Server
17 3 (0.33%) Commerce Server
17 3 (0.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 34 (3.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.11%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 58 (6.47%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (4.46%) Cloud Computing
3 29 (3.23%) Joyent
4 24 (2.68%) SaaS
5 20 (2.23%) Amazon ELB
6 18 (2.01%) Amazon EC2
7 13 (1.45%) Amazon S3
8 11 (1.23%) Heroku
8 11 (1.23%) Engine Yard
9 8 (0.89%) Route 53
10 6 (0.67%) IaaS
11 4 (0.45%) PaaS
11 4 (0.45%) Amazon SQS
11 4 (0.45%) CloudFront
12 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 179 (19.96%) TCP/IP
2 150 (16.72%) DNS
3 141 (15.72%) SAN
4 129 (14.38%) Internet
5 105 (11.71%) Firewall
6 97 (10.81%) NAS
7 65 (7.25%) HTTP
8 50 (5.57%) DHCP
9 49 (5.46%) VPN
10 39 (4.35%) SSH
11 38 (4.24%) LDAP
12 34 (3.79%) VLAN
13 32 (3.57%) iSCSI
14 31 (3.46%) SNMP
15 30 (3.34%) FTP
16 25 (2.79%) SSL
17 24 (2.68%) BGP
17 24 (2.68%) WAN
18 22 (2.45%) SMTP
19 21 (2.34%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 225 (25.08%) MySQL
2 50 (5.57%) SQL Server
3 47 (5.24%) MongoDB
4 40 (4.46%) PostgreSQL
5 39 (4.35%) NoSQL
6 36 (4.01%) Redis
7 25 (2.79%) Relational Database
7 25 (2.79%) Apache Cassandra
8 22 (2.45%) Hadoop
9 21 (2.34%) Oracle Database
10 20 (2.23%) SQL Server 2008
10 20 (2.23%) SQL Server 2005
11 18 (2.01%) Big Data
12 17 (1.90%) RDBMS
13 11 (1.23%) HBase
14 9 (1.00%) MariaDB
15 8 (0.89%) Amazon RDS
16 6 (0.67%) Mahout
16 6 (0.67%) Apache Hive
17 5 (0.56%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 55 (6.13%) Subversion
2 52 (5.80%) Git (software)
3 51 (5.69%) Jenkins
4 28 (3.12%) Maven
5 22 (2.45%) Ant
6 17 (1.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 17 (1.90%) JIRA
7 16 (1.78%) GCC
7 16 (1.78%) FishEye
8 12 (1.34%) GNU Toolchain
9 10 (1.11%) Hudson
10 8 (0.89%) Mercurial
11 6 (0.67%) BitKeeper
12 4 (0.45%) Gradle
12 4 (0.45%) Metasploit
13 2 (0.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 2 (0.22%) Eclipse
13 2 (0.22%) Gerrit
13 2 (0.22%) GDB
13 2 (0.22%) Artifactory
General
1 127 (14.16%) Finance
2 56 (6.24%) Telecoms
3 44 (4.91%) Games
4 39 (4.35%) Online Betting
5 32 (3.57%) Banking
6 20 (2.23%) Advertising
7 13 (1.45%) Investment Banking
8 12 (1.34%) Retail
9 10 (1.11%) Publishing
10 7 (0.78%) Electronics
11 5 (0.56%) Marketing
12 4 (0.45%) Legal
12 4 (0.45%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.45%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.33%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.33%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.22%) Law
15 1 (0.11%) Front Office
15 1 (0.11%) Back Office
15 1 (0.11%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (5.91%) J2EE
2 50 (5.57%) Web Services
3 36 (4.01%) XML
4 32 (3.57%) LAMP
4 32 (3.57%) RabbitMQ
5 26 (2.90%) CSS
6 22 (2.45%) JSON
7 20 (2.23%) Middleware
8 19 (2.12%) ActiveMQ
9 15 (1.67%) Django
10 14 (1.56%) COM
11 12 (1.34%) MCollective
12 9 (1.00%) POSIX
13 8 (0.89%) Memcached
14 7 (0.78%) SOAP
14 7 (0.78%) .NET
14 7 (0.78%) Android SDK
14 7 (0.78%) MapReduce
15 6 (0.67%) WebSphere MQ
15 6 (0.67%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 120 (13.38%) Open Source
2 93 (10.37%) Clustering
3 51 (5.69%) Computer Science
4 38 (4.24%) Device Driver
5 36 (4.01%) Management Information System
5 36 (4.01%) Social Media
6 33 (3.68%) Enterprise Storage
7 30 (3.34%) Online Games
8 20 (2.23%) Replication
9 13 (1.45%) Embedded Systems
10 12 (1.34%) Derivative
10 12 (1.34%) Client/Server
11 10 (1.11%) HACMP
11 10 (1.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 9 (1.00%) Mathematics
13 8 (0.89%) Hedge funds
14 6 (0.67%) Visualisation
15 3 (0.33%) Video on Demand
15 3 (0.33%) Mobile App
15 3 (0.33%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 897 (100.00%) Linux
2 274 (30.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 269 (29.99%) UNIX
4 232 (25.86%) CentOS
5 152 (16.95%) Ubuntu
6 142 (15.83%) Windows
7 98 (10.93%) Solaris
8 79 (8.81%) Debian
9 47 (5.24%) AIX
10 41 (4.57%) SUSE
11 31 (3.46%) HPUX
12 26 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
13 22 (2.45%) Embedded Linux
14 21 (2.34%) Windows Server 2003
15 18 (2.01%) FreeBSD
16 13 (1.45%) OpenBSD
17 12 (1.34%) Scientific Linux
18 11 (1.23%) Oracle Linux
19 10 (1.11%) Fedora
19 10 (1.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (19.06%) Load Balancing
2 107 (11.93%) Configuration Management
3 71 (7.92%) ITIL
4 63 (7.02%) Software Engineering
5 61 (6.80%) Performance Tuning
6 56 (6.24%) E-Commerce
7 50 (5.57%) Disaster Recovery
8 42 (4.68%) Service Management
8 42 (4.68%) Build Automation
9 39 (4.35%) Problem Management
10 38 (4.24%) Scrum
10 38 (4.24%) Capacity Planning
11 35 (3.90%) Root Cause Analysis
12 33 (3.68%) Release Management
12 33 (3.68%) Continuous Integration
12 33 (3.68%) Investment Management
13 31 (3.46%) Change Management
14 28 (3.12%) Computer Security
15 27 (3.01%) Performance Analysis
16 25 (2.79%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 345 (38.46%) Perl
2 301 (33.56%) Python
3 224 (24.97%) Bash Shell
4 196 (21.85%) Java
5 172 (19.18%) Ruby
6 121 (13.49%) Shell Script
7 102 (11.37%) PHP
8 93 (10.37%) C
9 89 (9.92%) SQL
10 71 (7.92%) C++
11 35 (3.90%) JavaScript
12 17 (1.90%) Clojure
13 12 (1.34%) PowerShell
13 12 (1.34%) Embedded C
14 11 (1.23%) Korn
15 9 (1.00%) Assembly Language
15 9 (1.00%) MATLAB
15 9 (1.00%) C#
16 8 (0.89%) AWK
17 7 (0.78%) Scala
Qualifications
1 109 (12.15%) Degree
2 49 (5.46%) RHCE
3 26 (2.90%) Security Cleared
4 19 (2.12%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (1.34%) DV Cleared
6 9 (1.00%) Sun Certification
7 6 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (0.67%) SC Cleared
8 5 (0.56%) SCSA
8 5 (0.56%) RHCA
8 5 (0.56%) HND
8 5 (0.56%) CCNA
9 4 (0.45%) CISSP
9 4 (0.45%) MCSE
9 4 (0.45%) PhD
9 4 (0.45%) CCIE
9 4 (0.45%) CEH
9 4 (0.45%) JNCIE
9 4 (0.45%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (4.91%) QA
2 36 (4.01%) SLA
3 17 (1.90%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.45%) HIPAA
5 3 (0.33%) JTAG
6 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
System Software
1 115 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (5.24%) KVM
3 42 (4.68%) NFS
4 35 (3.90%) vSphere
5 28 (3.12%) Active Directory
6 26 (2.90%) VMware ESX
7 22 (2.45%) Varnish
8 21 (2.34%) Xen
9 15 (1.67%) Postfix
10 13 (1.45%) XenServer
11 11 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
11 11 (1.23%) VirtualBox
12 8 (0.89%) Sendmail
13 6 (0.67%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 6 (0.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 5 (0.56%) Samba
15 4 (0.45%) Snort
15 4 (0.45%) Nmap
15 4 (0.45%) Squid
15 4 (0.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 294 (32.78%) Puppet
2 194 (21.63%) Opscode Chef
3 125 (13.94%) Nagios
4 40 (4.46%) ZABBIX
5 38 (4.24%) CFEngine
6 33 (3.68%) Plesk
7 32 (3.57%) Cobbler
8 30 (3.34%) SCOM
9 25 (2.79%) Vagrant
10 24 (2.68%) NetBackup
11 15 (1.67%) Munin
12 14 (1.56%) HAProxy
13 13 (1.45%) Red Hat Satellite
14 11 (1.23%) Red Hat Spacewalk
15 10 (1.11%) OpenView
16 9 (1.00%) WSUS
17 8 (0.89%) Tivoli
18 7 (0.78%) Cacti
18 7 (0.78%) Capistrano
19 5 (0.56%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 439 (48.94%) Red Hat
2 218 (24.30%) VMware
3 117 (13.04%) Oracle
4 70 (7.80%) JBoss
5 56 (6.24%) Microsoft
6 51 (5.69%) NetApp
7 46 (5.13%) Cisco
8 43 (4.79%) HP
9 38 (4.24%) Rackspace
10 35 (3.90%) Veritas
11 30 (3.34%) EMC
12 21 (2.34%) Salesforce.com
13 19 (2.12%) Citrix
14 14 (1.56%) Dell
14 14 (1.56%) Sun
14 14 (1.56%) IBM
15 13 (1.45%) F5
15 13 (1.45%) Splunk
16 12 (1.34%) Symantec
17 9 (1.00%) Intel
London
Roc Search
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + great bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k (multiple roles) + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: 35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 46k + excellent benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000 + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 48,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Windsor, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 40,000 + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Inverness, Inverness-Shire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60k - 80k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: Negotiable + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 27 days ago