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 2 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 284 298 367
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +69
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 1026 1143 957
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.13% 1.05% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 1.09% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 894 979 800
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%

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
87772 104579 111319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.42% 96.52% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 72875 87237 92130
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 +20 970 £52,500 +5.00% 120
London +30 422 £60,000 +9.09% 61
South East +32 288 £50,000 - 27
Berkshire +20 87 £57,500 +11.65% 11
Surrey +17 71 £55,000 +4.76% 5
East of England -1 71 £47,500 -3.30% 5
Reading +17 67 £57,500 +13.86% 3
Hampshire +15 64 £45,000 +25.00% 3
North West -8 53 £40,000 - 14
South West +19 46 £37,500 -2.59% 4
Yorkshire -25 41 £45,000 +12.50% 4
East Sussex +44 38 £42,500 +70.00% 2
Brighton +40 34 £37,500 +50.00% 2
Manchester -16 32 £40,000 - 13
Gloucestershire +7 31 £40,000 +4.57% 2
Cambridge -5 31 £47,500 -3.30% 5
Cambridgeshire -19 31 £47,500 -2.56% 5
City of London +20 29 £70,000 +16.66% 12
East Midlands +9 28 £45,000 - 4
Leeds -16 25 £40,000 -11.11% 3
West Yorkshire -23 25 £43,750 +2.94% 3
Southampton +34 24 £45,000 -10.89% 1
Hertfordshire +8 23 £50,000 -
West Midlands -6 23 £52,500 +35.48%
Gloucester +7 20 £37,500 +2.73% 1
Northamptonshire +11 15 £43,500 -3.33%
Basingstoke -2 15 £70,000 +40.00% 2
Wales +5 12 £42,500 +9.67%
South Wales +3 12 £42,500 +9.67%
Farnborough -5 12 £37,500 -34.78%

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 2177 (100.00%) Linux
2 915 (42.03%) Python
3 829 (38.08%) Puppet
4 758 (34.82%) DevOps
5 729 (33.49%) Red Hat
6 727 (33.39%) Windows
7 648 (29.77%) Bash Shell
8 618 (28.39%) Perl
9 566 (26.00%) Amazon AWS
10 562 (25.82%) Unix
11 557 (25.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 550 (25.26%) VMware
13 499 (22.92%) Opscode Chef
14 487 (22.37%) MySQL
15 466 (21.41%) Apache
16 458 (21.04%) Ansible
17 406 (18.65%) Java
18 398 (18.28%) TCP/IP
19 384 (17.64%) Ruby
20 373 (17.13%) Finance
20 373 (17.13%) Configuration Management
21 365 (16.77%) Agile Software Development
22 358 (16.44%) CentOS
23 317 (14.56%) VMware Infrastructure
24 311 (14.29%) Jenkins
25 291 (13.37%) Firewall
26 283 (13.00%) Tomcat
27 277 (12.72%) SQL
28 256 (11.76%) Software Engineering
28 256 (11.76%) LAMP

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
1 466 (21.41%) Apache
2 283 (13.00%) Tomcat
3 163 (7.49%) JBoss
4 135 (6.20%) nginx
5 93 (4.27%) WebSphere
6 89 (4.09%) Elasticsearch
7 87 (4.00%) IIS
8 84 (3.86%) OpenStack
9 79 (3.63%) WebLogic
10 56 (2.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 36 (1.65%) BizTalk Server
12 30 (1.38%) CMS
13 25 (1.15%) Confluence
14 22 (1.01%) Apache Spark
14 22 (1.01%) MS Exchange
15 16 (0.73%) Apache Solr
16 15 (0.69%) Skype for Business
17 14 (0.64%) Drupal
18 12 (0.55%) Eucalyptus
19 8 (0.37%) CloudStack
Applications
1 59 (2.71%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.28%) MS Office
3 2 (0.092%) GNU Octave
4 1 (0.046%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.046%) Doxygen
4 1 (0.046%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 21 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (0.41%) Magento
3 3 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.046%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.046%) Eikon
4 1 (0.046%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.046%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 566 (26.00%) Amazon AWS
2 193 (8.87%) SaaS
3 75 (3.45%) PaaS
4 63 (2.89%) Microsoft Azure
5 57 (2.62%) Amazon EC2
6 48 (2.20%) IaaS
7 43 (1.98%) Office 365
8 35 (1.61%) Amazon S3
9 31 (1.42%) AWS CloudFormation
10 25 (1.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 21 (0.96%) OpenShift
12 19 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
13 17 (0.78%) GitHub
14 15 (0.69%) Heroku
15 12 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
16 7 (0.32%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 6 (0.28%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 6 (0.28%) G Suite
17 6 (0.28%) Route 53
17 6 (0.28%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 398 (18.28%) TCP/IP
2 291 (13.37%) Firewall
3 223 (10.24%) DNS
4 150 (6.89%) SAN
5 122 (5.60%) HTTP
6 119 (5.47%) LDAP
7 110 (5.05%) Internet
8 90 (4.13%) DHCP
9 73 (3.35%) VPN
10 69 (3.17%) NAS
11 67 (3.08%) SMTP
12 66 (3.03%) WAN
13 65 (2.99%) VLAN
14 64 (2.94%) LAN
15 55 (2.53%) SSL
16 50 (2.30%) SSH
17 46 (2.11%) VoIP
18 29 (1.33%) IPsec
18 29 (1.33%) iSCSI
19 25 (1.15%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 487 (22.37%) MySQL
2 159 (7.30%) SQL Server
3 102 (4.69%) MongoDB
4 79 (3.63%) Relational Database
5 74 (3.40%) Hadoop
6 72 (3.31%) PostgreSQL
7 64 (2.94%) NoSQL
8 59 (2.71%) Redis
9 52 (2.39%) Big Data
10 42 (1.93%) RDBMS
11 29 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
12 28 (1.29%) Apache Cassandra
13 20 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
13 20 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
14 19 (0.87%) MariaDB
15 15 (0.69%) HBase
15 15 (0.69%) Oracle Database
16 14 (0.64%) Amazon RDS
16 14 (0.64%) InterSystems Cache
17 7 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 311 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 192 (8.82%) Git (software)
3 120 (5.51%) JIRA
4 61 (2.80%) Subversion
5 49 (2.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 49 (2.25%) TeamCity
6 46 (2.11%) Vagrant
7 33 (1.52%) Maven
8 23 (1.06%) Eclipse
9 18 (0.83%) GitLab
9 18 (0.83%) JMeter
10 15 (0.69%) Selenium
10 15 (0.69%) Travis CI
11 14 (0.64%) Cucumber
12 13 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
13 11 (0.51%) Bitbucket
14 10 (0.46%) Ant
14 10 (0.46%) Hudson
15 9 (0.41%) Mocha
15 9 (0.41%) MSBuild
General
1 373 (17.13%) Finance
2 136 (6.25%) Banking
3 86 (3.95%) Telecoms
4 57 (2.62%) Games
5 56 (2.57%) Publishing
6 49 (2.25%) French Language
7 46 (2.11%) German Language
8 42 (1.93%) Financial Institution
9 38 (1.75%) Electronics
9 38 (1.75%) Retail
10 31 (1.42%) Marketing
11 29 (1.33%) Manufacturing
12 26 (1.19%) Law
13 22 (1.01%) Automotive
14 14 (0.64%) Back Office
14 14 (0.64%) Legal
15 13 (0.60%) Advertising
16 12 (0.55%) Front Office
17 9 (0.41%) Multimedia
17 9 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 256 (11.76%) LAMP
2 206 (9.46%) Web Services
3 89 (4.09%) Middleware
4 79 (3.63%) LEMP Stack
5 59 (2.71%) Node.js
6 50 (2.30%) HTML
7 37 (1.70%) .NET
7 37 (1.70%) CSS
8 35 (1.61%) LAPP Stack
9 31 (1.42%) REST
10 23 (1.06%) Java EE
10 23 (1.06%) JSON
11 22 (1.01%) ActiveMQ
11 22 (1.01%) Sensu
12 21 (0.96%) ELK Stack
13 20 (0.92%) XML
14 18 (0.83%) Qt
14 18 (0.83%) RabbitMQ
15 16 (0.73%) Qt Quick
16 14 (0.64%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 158 (7.26%) Data Centre
2 91 (4.18%) Computer Science
3 84 (3.86%) Analytical Skills
4 71 (3.26%) Clustering
5 67 (3.08%) Hedge funds
6 50 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
7 47 (2.16%) Fintech
8 38 (1.75%) Mathematics
9 34 (1.56%) Contactless
9 34 (1.56%) Device Driver
10 32 (1.47%) Embedded Systems
11 29 (1.33%) Wiki
12 27 (1.24%) Management Information System
13 23 (1.06%) iPad
14 20 (0.92%) Public Cloud
15 19 (0.87%) PKI
15 19 (0.87%) Replication
16 18 (0.83%) User Experience
17 17 (0.78%) Client/Server
18 16 (0.73%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 2177 (100.00%) Linux
2 727 (33.39%) Windows
3 562 (25.82%) Unix
4 557 (25.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 358 (16.44%) CentOS
6 225 (10.34%) Ubuntu
7 199 (9.14%) Windows Server
8 145 (6.66%) Debian
9 137 (6.29%) Solaris
10 94 (4.32%) Windows Server 2008
11 61 (2.80%) Windows Server 2003
12 56 (2.57%) Embedded Linux
13 49 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
14 46 (2.11%) Fedora
15 42 (1.93%) Windows 2000
16 31 (1.42%) SUSE
17 28 (1.29%) AIX
18 19 (0.87%) HPUX
19 17 (0.78%) Android
19 17 (0.78%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 758 (34.82%) DevOps
2 373 (17.13%) Configuration Management
3 365 (16.77%) Agile Software Development
4 256 (11.76%) Software Engineering
5 240 (11.02%) ITIL
6 230 (10.56%) Continuous Integration
7 176 (8.08%) Open Source
8 162 (7.44%) Scrum
9 143 (6.57%) High Availability
10 99 (4.55%) E-Commerce
11 92 (4.23%) Performance Tuning
12 87 (4.00%) Load Balancing
13 84 (3.86%) Mentoring
14 64 (2.94%) Web Operations
15 61 (2.80%) Multithreading
16 60 (2.76%) TDD
17 59 (2.71%) SDLC
18 53 (2.43%) Root Cause Analysis
19 51 (2.34%) Disaster Recovery
20 49 (2.25%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 915 (42.03%) Python
2 648 (29.77%) Bash Shell
3 618 (28.39%) Perl
4 406 (18.65%) Java
5 384 (17.64%) Ruby
6 277 (12.72%) SQL
7 253 (11.62%) PHP
8 242 (11.12%) C++
9 208 (9.55%) C
10 193 (8.87%) PowerShell
11 115 (5.28%) Shell Script
12 98 (4.50%) JavaScript
13 46 (2.11%) C#
14 45 (2.07%) Go
15 36 (1.65%) Embedded C
16 32 (1.47%) Korn
17 31 (1.42%) Embedded C++
18 27 (1.24%) Bourne shell
19 22 (1.01%) Groovy
20 18 (0.83%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 207 (9.51%) Degree
2 97 (4.46%) RHCE
3 85 (3.90%) Security Cleared
4 53 (2.43%) RHCSA
5 52 (2.39%) Cisco Certification
6 43 (1.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 39 (1.79%) CCNA
8 37 (1.70%) SC Cleared
9 29 (1.33%) AWS Certification
10 28 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
11 20 (0.92%) RHCA
12 16 (0.73%) MCSE
13 15 (0.69%) CISSP
14 11 (0.51%) CCNP
15 9 (0.41%) DV Cleared
15 9 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
15 9 (0.41%) Network+ Certification
16 8 (0.37%) CTC Cleared
17 7 (0.32%) Linux+ Certification
17 7 (0.32%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (4.78%) QA
2 41 (1.88%) SLA
3 39 (1.79%) PCI DSS
4 13 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.23%) PA-DSS
6 2 (0.092%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.092%) SDET
System Software
1 317 (14.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 231 (10.61%) Docker
3 164 (7.53%) Active Directory
4 78 (3.58%) Hyper-V
5 72 (3.31%) vSphere
6 70 (3.22%) VMware ESX
7 62 (2.85%) Oracle RAC
8 46 (2.11%) KVM
8 46 (2.11%) NFS
9 42 (1.93%) VMware ESXi
10 36 (1.65%) Varnish
11 35 (1.61%) Postfix
11 35 (1.61%) Xen
12 31 (1.42%) iptables
13 30 (1.38%) Samba
14 25 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
15 24 (1.10%) vCloud
16 17 (0.78%) Sendmail
16 17 (0.78%) Virtual Servers
17 16 (0.73%) LXC
Systems Management
1 829 (38.08%) Puppet
2 499 (22.92%) Opscode Chef
3 458 (21.04%) Ansible
4 192 (8.82%) Nagios
5 69 (3.17%) Salt
6 63 (2.89%) Terraform
7 49 (2.25%) Kubernetes
8 36 (1.65%) OpenAM
9 34 (1.56%) Red Hat Satellite
10 33 (1.52%) ZABBIX
11 25 (1.15%) Graphite
12 23 (1.06%) HAProxy
12 23 (1.06%) Rundeck
13 19 (0.87%) Cacti
14 17 (0.78%) Red Hat Spacewalk
14 17 (0.78%) SCCM
14 17 (0.78%) yum
15 16 (0.73%) Cobbler
16 15 (0.69%) WSUS
17 14 (0.64%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 729 (33.49%) Red Hat
2 550 (25.26%) VMware
3 248 (11.39%) Oracle
4 203 (9.32%) Cisco
5 159 (7.30%) Microsoft
6 96 (4.41%) NetApp
7 77 (3.54%) Juniper
8 75 (3.45%) HP
9 74 (3.40%) Sun
10 65 (2.99%) CheckPoint
11 57 (2.62%) Palo Alto
12 54 (2.48%) F5
13 48 (2.20%) EMC
13 48 (2.20%) SaltStack
14 40 (1.84%) Atlassian
14 40 (1.84%) Splunk
15 33 (1.52%) Blue Coat
16 32 (1.47%) Crossbeam
16 32 (1.47%) Sourcefire
17 29 (1.33%) SAP
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Great Benefits Package!
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35 000 - £40 000 (+ top tier package and benefits!!!)
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 17 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Health
Posted: 19 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 35k plus benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: 30,000 to £50,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 17 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + flexi time
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Between £45,000 - £55,000 + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Windsor, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Highly Competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Oncall, Training, Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + pension, health care, 25 days
Posted: 21 hours ago
North London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum Pension + Stock + More
Posted: 13 hours ago
Central London / West End
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum Bonus & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + competitive benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago