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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 274 330 334
Rank change year-on-year
+56 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 1134 1040 1068
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.16% 0.95% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 0.99% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 987 919 874
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median 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
94162 105563 113042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.38% 96.20% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 79243 87474 91242
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 25 August 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 25 August 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 +47 1104 £50,000 +3.09% 160
London +11 453 £57,500 +4.54% 77
South East +127 382 £48,500 +14.11% 36
Berkshire +63 142 £50,000 +17.64% 8
Reading +36 107 £50,000 +17.64% 5
Surrey +93 98 £50,000 +5.26% 11
East of England +38 94 £50,000 +11.11% 11
Hampshire +42 80 £47,500 +18.75% 10
Yorkshire +44 58 £40,500 +15.71% 13
City of London +53 57 £60,000 +26.31% 27
Cambridgeshire -13 39 £47,500 +7.95% 7
Cambridge -7 38 £47,500 +8.07% 7
South West -54 37 £35,000 -14.63% 8
West Midlands +8 33 £40,000 -23.80% 3
Southampton +16 30 £45,000 +38.46% 5
East Midlands +31 29 £37,000 -1.33% 3
Hertfordshire +23 29 £45,000 -5.26% 2
East Sussex +19 27 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Northamptonshire +34 25 £37,000 +5.71%
South Yorkshire +27 25 £45,000 +63.63% 3
Brighton +20 24 £47,500 +5.55% 1
West Yorkshire +16 24 £37,500 -16.66% 8
North West -5 24 £40,000 +10.34% 7
Northampton +32 22 £37,000 +5.71%
Bristol -33 22 £37,500 -11.76% 6
Leeds +23 21 £35,000 -22.22% 7
Woking +12 20 £47,500 -17.39% 3
Guildford +28 16 £37,500 +50.00% 1
Manchester -24 16 £37,500 +7.14% 7
Maidenhead +1 14 £40,000 -5.88%

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 2230 (100.00%) Linux
2 925 (41.48%) Puppet
3 855 (38.34%) Python
4 826 (37.04%) DevOps
5 740 (33.18%) Red Hat
6 704 (31.57%) Windows
7 650 (29.15%) VMware
8 633 (28.39%) Perl
9 569 (25.52%) Amazon AWS
10 559 (25.07%) Opscode Chef
11 553 (24.80%) Bash Shell
12 535 (23.99%) Unix
13 511 (22.91%) Apache
13 511 (22.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 493 (22.11%) Ansible
14 493 (22.11%) MySQL
15 421 (18.88%) Agile Software Development
16 417 (18.70%) Java
17 400 (17.94%) Configuration Management
18 395 (17.71%) Ruby
19 381 (17.09%) VMware Infrastructure
20 377 (16.91%) Firewall
21 362 (16.23%) CentOS
22 354 (15.87%) Tomcat
22 354 (15.87%) TCP/IP
23 352 (15.78%) Jenkins
24 339 (15.20%) Finance
25 299 (13.41%) Continuous Integration
26 285 (12.78%) LAMP
27 273 (12.24%) Nagios

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
1 511 (22.91%) Apache
2 354 (15.87%) Tomcat
3 170 (7.62%) JBoss
4 130 (5.83%) nginx
5 112 (5.02%) OpenStack
6 100 (4.48%) IIS
7 97 (4.35%) WebLogic
8 81 (3.63%) WebSphere
9 67 (3.00%) Elasticsearch
10 54 (2.42%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 41 (1.84%) Confluence
12 34 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
13 27 (1.21%) CMS
14 24 (1.08%) Drupal
15 23 (1.03%) MS Exchange
16 21 (0.94%) SharePoint
17 16 (0.72%) Apache Spark
18 13 (0.58%) CloudStack
18 13 (0.58%) Skype for Business
18 13 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 85 (3.81%) MS Excel
2 10 (0.45%) MS Office
3 1 (0.045%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.045%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.045%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (0.40%) Magento
3 2 (0.090%) Summit
4 1 (0.045%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.045%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.045%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 569 (25.52%) Amazon AWS
2 130 (5.83%) SaaS
3 92 (4.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 59 (2.65%) Amazon EC2
4 59 (2.65%) PaaS
5 44 (1.97%) IaaS
6 40 (1.79%) Amazon S3
7 33 (1.48%) Office 365
8 21 (0.94%) Google Cloud Platform
9 20 (0.90%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 19 (0.85%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 19 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
11 15 (0.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 14 (0.63%) IBM Cloud
12 14 (0.63%) SoftLayer
13 13 (0.58%) OpenShift
14 9 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
14 9 (0.40%) GitHub
14 9 (0.40%) Route 53
15 4 (0.18%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 377 (16.91%) Firewall
2 354 (15.87%) TCP/IP
3 249 (11.17%) DNS
4 223 (10.00%) SAN
5 132 (5.92%) LDAP
6 130 (5.83%) HTTP
7 83 (3.72%) VoIP
8 79 (3.54%) NAS
9 77 (3.45%) Internet
10 74 (3.32%) VPN
11 73 (3.27%) LAN
12 69 (3.09%) VLAN
13 66 (2.96%) WAN
14 58 (2.60%) DHCP
15 52 (2.33%) SMTP
16 44 (1.97%) SSH
17 37 (1.66%) SSL
18 34 (1.52%) Network Security
19 33 (1.48%) Cisco Nexus
20 32 (1.43%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 493 (22.11%) MySQL
2 188 (8.43%) SQL Server
3 140 (6.28%) MongoDB
4 77 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
5 72 (3.23%) Relational Database
6 57 (2.56%) Redis
7 51 (2.29%) NoSQL
8 50 (2.24%) Hadoop
9 42 (1.88%) RDBMS
10 40 (1.79%) Big Data
11 38 (1.70%) Apache Cassandra
12 23 (1.03%) Amazon RDS
12 23 (1.03%) Oracle Database
13 21 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
14 16 (0.72%) MariaDB
15 15 (0.67%) Couchbase
16 12 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
16 12 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
17 9 (0.40%) DB2
17 9 (0.40%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 352 (15.78%) Jenkins
2 205 (9.19%) Git (software)
3 127 (5.70%) JIRA
4 91 (4.08%) Subversion
5 83 (3.72%) TeamCity
6 69 (3.09%) Vagrant
7 61 (2.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 46 (2.06%) Maven
9 17 (0.76%) Eclipse
9 17 (0.76%) Hudson
10 13 (0.58%) JMeter
11 12 (0.54%) Ant
12 11 (0.49%) Sonatype Nexus
12 11 (0.49%) Travis CI
13 9 (0.40%) Gradle
13 9 (0.40%) MSI
13 9 (0.40%) Selenium
14 8 (0.36%) Cucumber
15 7 (0.31%) CMake
15 7 (0.31%) Mocha
General
1 339 (15.20%) Finance
2 102 (4.57%) Banking
3 86 (3.86%) Telecoms
4 72 (3.23%) Games
5 69 (3.09%) Law
6 50 (2.24%) Electronics
7 46 (2.06%) Publishing
8 42 (1.88%) French Language
9 40 (1.79%) German Language
10 38 (1.70%) Marketing
11 35 (1.57%) Financial Institution
12 34 (1.52%) Manufacturing
13 33 (1.48%) Retail
14 22 (0.99%) Automotive
15 20 (0.90%) Advertising
16 8 (0.36%) Back Office
17 6 (0.27%) Front Office
17 6 (0.27%) Legal
18 4 (0.18%) Billing
19 3 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 285 (12.78%) LAMP
2 178 (7.98%) Web Services
3 85 (3.81%) Middleware
4 62 (2.78%) LEMP Stack
5 61 (2.74%) Node.js
6 60 (2.69%) HTML
7 53 (2.38%) CSS
8 52 (2.33%) .NET
9 35 (1.57%) JSON
9 35 (1.57%) RabbitMQ
10 34 (1.52%) XML
11 30 (1.35%) ActiveMQ
12 28 (1.26%) ELK Stack
13 22 (0.99%) REST
14 21 (0.94%) J2EE
15 20 (0.90%) LAPP Stack
15 20 (0.90%) Qt
16 19 (0.85%) JMS
17 16 (0.72%) Boost C++ Libraries
17 16 (0.72%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 169 (7.58%) Data Centre
2 94 (4.22%) Analytical Skills
3 85 (3.81%) Computer Science
4 81 (3.63%) Clustering
5 57 (2.56%) Hedge funds
6 37 (1.66%) User Experience
7 35 (1.57%) Fintech
8 33 (1.48%) Embedded Systems
9 32 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
10 31 (1.39%) Device Driver
10 31 (1.39%) EMC VNX
10 31 (1.39%) PKI
11 29 (1.30%) Mathematics
12 25 (1.12%) Management Information System
12 25 (1.12%) Wiki
13 24 (1.08%) Private Cloud
14 23 (1.03%) Public Cloud
15 20 (0.90%) Contactless
15 20 (0.90%) Mobile App
15 20 (0.90%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2230 (100.00%) Linux
2 704 (31.57%) Windows
3 535 (23.99%) Unix
4 511 (22.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 362 (16.23%) CentOS
6 233 (10.45%) Windows Server
7 228 (10.22%) Ubuntu
8 150 (6.73%) Solaris
9 123 (5.52%) Windows Server 2008
10 118 (5.29%) Debian
11 65 (2.91%) Embedded Linux
12 63 (2.83%) Windows Server 2012
13 53 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
14 44 (1.97%) AIX
15 33 (1.48%) Fedora
16 32 (1.43%) SUSE
16 32 (1.43%) Windows 2000
17 22 (0.99%) Windows 7
18 21 (0.94%) Mac OS X
18 21 (0.94%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 826 (37.04%) DevOps
2 421 (18.88%) Agile Software Development
3 400 (17.94%) Configuration Management
4 299 (13.41%) Continuous Integration
5 265 (11.88%) ITIL
6 211 (9.46%) Software Engineering
7 205 (9.19%) Open Source
8 173 (7.76%) High Availability
9 171 (7.67%) Scrum
10 124 (5.56%) Load Balancing
11 101 (4.53%) E-Commerce
12 92 (4.13%) Web Operations
13 89 (3.99%) Continuous Improvement
14 80 (3.59%) Performance Tuning
15 71 (3.18%) TDD
16 69 (3.09%) Multithreading
17 60 (2.69%) Incident Management
18 57 (2.56%) Mentoring
19 52 (2.33%) SDLC
20 50 (2.24%) OO
Programming Languages
1 855 (38.34%) Python
2 633 (28.39%) Perl
3 553 (24.80%) Bash Shell
4 417 (18.70%) Java
5 395 (17.71%) Ruby
6 257 (11.52%) SQL
7 247 (11.08%) C++
8 242 (10.85%) PHP
9 184 (8.25%) PowerShell
10 168 (7.53%) C
11 127 (5.70%) Shell Script
12 115 (5.16%) JavaScript
13 54 (2.42%) Korn
14 41 (1.84%) Bourne shell
15 39 (1.75%) C#
16 33 (1.48%) Embedded C
17 26 (1.17%) Embedded C++
18 20 (0.90%) Go
19 13 (0.58%) Groovy
20 11 (0.49%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 203 (9.10%) Degree
2 93 (4.17%) RHCE
3 80 (3.59%) Security Cleared
4 62 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
5 59 (2.65%) RHCSA
6 53 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 48 (2.15%) CCNA
8 41 (1.84%) SC Cleared
9 29 (1.30%) CCNP
10 22 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (0.58%) CISSP
12 12 (0.54%) CTC Cleared
13 11 (0.49%) DV Cleared
13 11 (0.49%) RHCA
14 10 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
14 10 (0.45%) MCSE
15 9 (0.40%) AWS Certification
16 8 (0.36%) BPSS Clearance
16 8 (0.36%) PhD
16 8 (0.36%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (4.66%) QA
2 45 (2.02%) SLA
3 36 (1.61%) PCI DSS
4 17 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.36%) PA-DSS
6 3 (0.13%) RMADS
7 2 (0.090%) DICOM
7 2 (0.090%) HL7
8 1 (0.045%) MiFID
8 1 (0.045%) SDET
System Software
1 381 (17.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 249 (11.17%) Docker
3 150 (6.73%) Active Directory
4 100 (4.48%) VMware ESXi
5 97 (4.35%) vSphere
6 81 (3.63%) Hyper-V
7 78 (3.50%) NFS
8 72 (3.23%) Oracle RAC
9 67 (3.00%) VMware ESX
10 58 (2.60%) KVM
11 48 (2.15%) Xen
12 36 (1.61%) Virtual Machines
13 34 (1.52%) Samba
13 34 (1.52%) Varnish
14 31 (1.39%) Squid
15 27 (1.21%) iptables
16 23 (1.03%) VirtualBox
17 20 (0.90%) Postfix
17 20 (0.90%) vCloud
18 19 (0.85%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 925 (41.48%) Puppet
2 559 (25.07%) Opscode Chef
3 493 (22.11%) Ansible
4 273 (12.24%) Nagios
5 158 (7.09%) Salt
6 50 (2.24%) ZABBIX
7 41 (1.84%) Kubernetes
8 34 (1.52%) HAProxy
8 34 (1.52%) OpenAM
8 34 (1.52%) Terraform
9 33 (1.48%) Cacti
10 29 (1.30%) Graphite
11 27 (1.21%) CFEngine
11 27 (1.21%) Cobbler
12 25 (1.12%) logstash
13 24 (1.08%) Ganglia
14 23 (1.03%) yum
15 21 (0.94%) Backup Exec
16 20 (0.90%) Red Hat Spacewalk
17 18 (0.81%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 740 (33.18%) Red Hat
2 650 (29.15%) VMware
3 265 (11.88%) Cisco
4 241 (10.81%) Oracle
5 180 (8.07%) Microsoft
6 163 (7.31%) HP
7 72 (3.23%) Juniper
8 67 (3.00%) Sun
9 65 (2.91%) NetApp
10 62 (2.78%) Splunk
11 60 (2.69%) EMC
11 60 (2.69%) Rackspace
12 57 (2.56%) F5
13 51 (2.29%) CheckPoint
13 51 (2.29%) Palo Alto
14 42 (1.88%) Google
15 37 (1.66%) Atlassian
16 36 (1.61%) IBM
17 32 (1.43%) Symantec
18 29 (1.30%) 3PAR
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 45k plus benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Fantastic + prospects
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
JWResource
Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Plymouth, Devon
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits + start up mentality
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Bonus, Health Insurance, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £34000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £40,000 pa + package
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Middlesex
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + PHI, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus £5k on call and corporate benef
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus (100%+) + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Awesome Benefits + Prospects
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa; 45,000-50,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago