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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank 278 337 334
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 1101 1016 1042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.12% 0.93% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 0.96% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 972 905 833
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 £31,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
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
94461 105686 113159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.30% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79465 87260 92188
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +55 1075 £50,000 +5.26% 138
London +29 470 £57,500 +4.54% 63
South East +93 337 £48,000 +12.94% 35
Berkshire +55 140 £50,000 +17.64% 9
Reading +38 104 £50,000 +21.21% 7
East of England +46 92 £50,000 +11.11% 11
Surrey +74 90 £50,000 - 12
Hampshire +11 61 £47,500 +5.55% 7
Yorkshire +54 59 £42,500 +21.42% 6
City of London +20 49 £60,000 +26.31% 17
South West -49 43 £35,000 -16.41% 4
Cambridgeshire -7 36 £50,000 +11.11% 8
Cambridge -17 35 £50,000 +11.11% 8
West Yorkshire +25 30 £41,250 +17.85% 3
West Midlands +7 29 £36,750 -34.66% 4
East Midlands +28 28 £37,000 -1.33% 3
North West -6 25 £37,500 - 10
Leeds +21 24 £38,750 -3.12% 2
Northamptonshire +26 23 £37,000 -7.50% 1
Northampton - 23 £37,000 -
Hertfordshire +29 22 £45,000 -5.26% 2
South Yorkshire +20 22 £45,000 +63.63% 2
Bristol -26 22 £35,000 -17.64%
Essex +22 21 £50,000 +25.00%
Southampton +8 21 £40,000 +23.07% 4
Guildford +28 20 £45,000 - 3
Colchester +12 20 £50,000 +25.00%
Woking +1 20 £47,500 -5.00% 3
Manchester -9 20 £37,500 +7.14% 7
East Sussex +9 18 £56,250 +60.71% 3

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 2229 (100.00%) Linux
2 923 (41.41%) Puppet
3 874 (39.21%) Python
4 808 (36.25%) DevOps
5 717 (32.17%) Red Hat
6 666 (29.88%) Windows
7 652 (29.25%) VMware
8 621 (27.86%) Perl
9 564 (25.30%) Amazon AWS
10 550 (24.67%) Opscode Chef
11 542 (24.32%) Bash Shell
12 535 (24.00%) Unix
13 517 (23.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 494 (22.16%) Apache
15 488 (21.89%) MySQL
16 483 (21.67%) Ansible
17 449 (20.14%) Agile Software Development
18 413 (18.53%) Java
19 406 (18.21%) Configuration Management
20 404 (18.12%) Ruby
21 392 (17.59%) VMware Infrastructure
22 364 (16.33%) Finance
23 363 (16.29%) Firewall
24 361 (16.20%) Jenkins
25 351 (15.75%) Tomcat
26 346 (15.52%) CentOS
27 337 (15.12%) TCP/IP
28 322 (14.45%) Continuous Integration
29 290 (13.01%) LAMP
30 279 (12.52%) DNS

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
1 494 (22.16%) Apache
2 351 (15.75%) Tomcat
3 165 (7.40%) JBoss
4 123 (5.52%) OpenStack
5 118 (5.29%) nginx
6 97 (4.35%) IIS
7 88 (3.95%) WebLogic
8 75 (3.36%) WebSphere
9 57 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
10 47 (2.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 41 (1.84%) Confluence
12 30 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
13 23 (1.03%) MS Exchange
14 22 (0.99%) CMS
15 21 (0.94%) Drupal
16 20 (0.90%) Apache Spark
17 19 (0.85%) SharePoint
18 18 (0.81%) CloudStack
19 16 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
20 12 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 74 (3.32%) MS Excel
2 11 (0.49%) MS Office
3 1 (0.045%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.045%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.27%) Magento
2 6 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.090%) Summit
5 1 (0.045%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.045%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 564 (25.30%) Amazon AWS
2 102 (4.58%) SaaS
3 90 (4.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 65 (2.92%) Amazon EC2
5 49 (2.20%) PaaS
6 47 (2.11%) Amazon S3
7 34 (1.53%) IaaS
8 26 (1.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 26 (1.17%) Office 365
9 23 (1.03%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 21 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
10 21 (0.94%) Google Cloud Platform
11 19 (0.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 14 (0.63%) SoftLayer
13 12 (0.54%) GitHub
14 10 (0.45%) OpenShift
15 9 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
15 9 (0.40%) Route 53
16 4 (0.18%) DigitalOcean
16 4 (0.18%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 363 (16.29%) Firewall
2 337 (15.12%) TCP/IP
3 279 (12.52%) DNS
4 240 (10.77%) SAN
5 131 (5.88%) LDAP
6 128 (5.74%) HTTP
7 82 (3.68%) VoIP
8 77 (3.45%) NAS
9 72 (3.23%) LAN
10 71 (3.19%) Internet
10 71 (3.19%) VPN
11 66 (2.96%) DHCP
12 65 (2.92%) VLAN
12 65 (2.92%) WAN
13 53 (2.38%) SMTP
14 43 (1.93%) SSH
14 43 (1.93%) SSL
15 39 (1.75%) Network Security
16 35 (1.57%) SNMP
17 31 (1.39%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 488 (21.89%) MySQL
2 178 (7.99%) SQL Server
3 145 (6.51%) MongoDB
4 75 (3.36%) PostgreSQL
5 66 (2.96%) Relational Database
6 59 (2.65%) Redis
7 57 (2.56%) NoSQL
8 55 (2.47%) Big Data
9 51 (2.29%) Hadoop
10 41 (1.84%) Apache Cassandra
11 38 (1.70%) RDBMS
12 35 (1.57%) Oracle Database
13 28 (1.26%) Amazon RDS
14 19 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
15 17 (0.76%) Couchbase
16 14 (0.63%) MariaDB
17 10 (0.45%) DB2
18 9 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
18 9 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
19 8 (0.36%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 361 (16.20%) Jenkins
2 217 (9.74%) Git (software)
3 115 (5.16%) JIRA
4 93 (4.17%) Subversion
5 91 (4.08%) TeamCity
6 74 (3.32%) Vagrant
7 58 (2.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 57 (2.56%) Maven
9 19 (0.85%) Hudson
10 17 (0.76%) Ant
11 16 (0.72%) Eclipse
12 13 (0.58%) Gradle
13 11 (0.49%) JMeter
13 11 (0.49%) Sonatype Nexus
13 11 (0.49%) Travis CI
14 9 (0.40%) Selenium
15 7 (0.31%) CMake
16 6 (0.27%) MSI
17 5 (0.22%) PHPUnit
17 5 (0.22%) RSpec
General
1 364 (16.33%) Finance
2 98 (4.40%) Telecoms
3 93 (4.17%) Banking
4 76 (3.41%) Law
5 71 (3.19%) Games
6 56 (2.51%) Electronics
7 50 (2.24%) Publishing
8 42 (1.88%) Marketing
9 38 (1.70%) French Language
10 37 (1.66%) Financial Institution
11 36 (1.62%) Manufacturing
12 35 (1.57%) German Language
13 33 (1.48%) Retail
14 23 (1.03%) Advertising
15 18 (0.81%) Automotive
16 8 (0.36%) Front Office
17 5 (0.22%) Back Office
18 4 (0.18%) Billing
18 4 (0.18%) Legal
19 2 (0.090%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 290 (13.01%) LAMP
2 176 (7.90%) Web Services
3 76 (3.41%) Middleware
4 59 (2.65%) HTML
5 57 (2.56%) .NET
6 56 (2.51%) CSS
6 56 (2.51%) LEMP Stack
6 56 (2.51%) Node.js
7 43 (1.93%) JSON
8 39 (1.75%) XML
9 37 (1.66%) RabbitMQ
10 27 (1.21%) ActiveMQ
10 27 (1.21%) ELK Stack
11 23 (1.03%) J2EE
11 23 (1.03%) Qt
12 19 (0.85%) JMS
13 18 (0.81%) LAPP Stack
13 18 (0.81%) REST
14 17 (0.76%) Sensu
15 15 (0.67%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 179 (8.03%) Data Centre
2 101 (4.53%) Analytical Skills
3 86 (3.86%) Clustering
3 86 (3.86%) Computer Science
4 50 (2.24%) Hedge funds
5 40 (1.79%) Fintech
6 35 (1.57%) User Experience
7 32 (1.44%) Mathematics
8 30 (1.35%) Embedded Systems
9 28 (1.26%) EMC VNX
10 27 (1.21%) Management Information System
11 26 (1.17%) PKI
12 25 (1.12%) Device Driver
12 25 (1.12%) Digital Media
12 25 (1.12%) Replication
13 24 (1.08%) iPad
13 24 (1.08%) Public Cloud
14 23 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
15 22 (0.99%) Physics
16 21 (0.94%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2229 (100.00%) Linux
2 666 (29.88%) Windows
3 535 (24.00%) Unix
4 517 (23.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 346 (15.52%) CentOS
6 233 (10.45%) Windows Server
7 211 (9.47%) Ubuntu
8 142 (6.37%) Solaris
9 124 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
10 111 (4.98%) Debian
11 69 (3.10%) Windows Server 2012
12 58 (2.60%) Embedded Linux
13 50 (2.24%) Windows Server 2003
14 43 (1.93%) AIX
15 37 (1.66%) SUSE
16 27 (1.21%) Fedora
16 27 (1.21%) Windows 2000
17 25 (1.12%) Mac OS X
18 23 (1.03%) Windows 7
18 23 (1.03%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 808 (36.25%) DevOps
2 449 (20.14%) Agile Software Development
3 406 (18.21%) Configuration Management
4 322 (14.45%) Continuous Integration
5 237 (10.63%) ITIL
6 212 (9.51%) Open Source
7 202 (9.06%) Software Engineering
8 191 (8.57%) High Availability
9 158 (7.09%) Scrum
10 129 (5.79%) Load Balancing
11 101 (4.53%) E-Commerce
12 93 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
13 88 (3.95%) Performance Tuning
14 83 (3.72%) Web Operations
15 65 (2.92%) TDD
16 63 (2.83%) Multithreading
17 59 (2.65%) Incident Management
18 55 (2.47%) Disaster Recovery
19 51 (2.29%) Low Latency
19 51 (2.29%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 874 (39.21%) Python
2 621 (27.86%) Perl
3 542 (24.32%) Bash Shell
4 413 (18.53%) Java
5 404 (18.12%) Ruby
6 260 (11.66%) SQL
7 239 (10.72%) C++
8 229 (10.27%) PHP
9 170 (7.63%) PowerShell
10 147 (6.59%) C
11 139 (6.24%) Shell Script
12 114 (5.11%) JavaScript
13 55 (2.47%) Korn
14 41 (1.84%) C#
15 40 (1.79%) Bourne shell
16 27 (1.21%) Embedded C
17 21 (0.94%) Embedded C++
18 13 (0.58%) AWK
18 13 (0.58%) Go
18 13 (0.58%) sed
Qualifications
1 205 (9.20%) Degree
2 79 (3.54%) RHCE
3 72 (3.23%) Security Cleared
4 56 (2.51%) Cisco Certification
5 49 (2.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 48 (2.15%) RHCSA
7 41 (1.84%) CCNA
8 36 (1.62%) SC Cleared
9 35 (1.57%) CCNP
10 20 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
11 12 (0.54%) CISSP
11 12 (0.54%) CTC Cleared
11 12 (0.54%) DV Cleared
11 12 (0.54%) RHCT
12 11 (0.49%) RHCA
13 8 (0.36%) BPSS Clearance
13 8 (0.36%) MCSE
13 8 (0.36%) PhD
14 7 (0.31%) CEH
14 7 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (4.40%) QA
2 44 (1.97%) SLA
3 27 (1.21%) PCI DSS
4 13 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.31%) PA-DSS
6 4 (0.18%) RMADS
7 2 (0.090%) DICOM
7 2 (0.090%) HL7
8 1 (0.045%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.045%) MiFID
8 1 (0.045%) SAS 70
8 1 (0.045%) SDET
System Software
1 392 (17.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 254 (11.40%) Docker
3 143 (6.42%) Active Directory
4 102 (4.58%) VMware ESXi
5 94 (4.22%) vSphere
6 87 (3.90%) NFS
7 68 (3.05%) Hyper-V
8 65 (2.92%) KVM
8 65 (2.92%) Oracle RAC
9 58 (2.60%) VMware ESX
9 58 (2.60%) Xen
10 49 (2.20%) Virtual Machines
11 35 (1.57%) Squid
12 28 (1.26%) Varnish
13 27 (1.21%) VirtualBox
14 26 (1.17%) Samba
15 24 (1.08%) iptables
16 23 (1.03%) Firmware
17 17 (0.76%) LXC
17 17 (0.76%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 923 (41.41%) Puppet
2 550 (24.67%) Opscode Chef
3 483 (21.67%) Ansible
4 271 (12.16%) Nagios
5 177 (7.94%) Salt
6 59 (2.65%) ZABBIX
7 38 (1.70%) Graphite
7 38 (1.70%) Kubernetes
8 37 (1.66%) CFEngine
9 34 (1.53%) HAProxy
10 32 (1.44%) Cacti
11 30 (1.35%) Cobbler
11 30 (1.35%) OpenAM
12 29 (1.30%) logstash
13 27 (1.21%) Terraform
14 26 (1.17%) Ganglia
15 24 (1.08%) yum
16 22 (0.99%) Backup Exec
16 22 (0.99%) Red Hat Satellite
17 20 (0.90%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 717 (32.17%) Red Hat
2 652 (29.25%) VMware
3 257 (11.53%) Cisco
4 247 (11.08%) Oracle
5 183 (8.21%) Microsoft
6 174 (7.81%) HP
7 76 (3.41%) NetApp
8 71 (3.19%) Splunk
9 68 (3.05%) Juniper
10 61 (2.74%) Sun
11 58 (2.60%) F5
12 56 (2.51%) EMC
13 55 (2.47%) Rackspace
14 44 (1.97%) Palo Alto
15 43 (1.93%) Google
15 43 (1.93%) IBM
16 36 (1.62%) CheckPoint
16 36 (1.62%) Symantec
17 30 (1.35%) Atlassian
18 28 (1.26%) 3PAR
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 16 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
East London
Tech
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: Bonus, Bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
Central London / West End
Tech
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Tech
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £30,00 to £35,000
Posted: 12 hours ago
Northamptonshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-55k + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Tech
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
Imperative People
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Employ Solutions
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Bonus, Health Insurance, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Pension, PHI, Flexible Working
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + £5.5k bonus, 10% pension etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45k-55k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45,000 DoE
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Malvern, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Egham, Surrey
Parham Consulting
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Maximum £55,000 plus 10% bonus, shares and goo
Posted: 3 days ago