The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Server 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 Server Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Server Engineer
Rank 901 901 878
Rank change year-on-year
0 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Server Engineer 3 19 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.016% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.003% 0.017% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 1
Average salary £45,000 £37,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.62% -17.77%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £37,000 -
% change year-on-year
+41.89% -

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
104512 113471 104451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.62% 94.69%
Number of salaries quoted 85520 92371 86950
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Linux Server Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux Server Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Server Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Linux Server Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Server Engineer within the UK.

Linux Server Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Linux Server Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Server Engineer over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 within the UK.

Linux Server Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Linux Server Engineer
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Server Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 5 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +27 3 £45,000 +21.62%
London - 2 £40,000 -
East of England +11 1 £52,500 +16.66%
Cambridgeshire - 1 £52,500 -
Cambridge - 1 £52,500 -

Linux Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Linux Server 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 Server Engineer in their job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (77.78%) Shell Script
3 6 (66.67%) Tomcat
3 6 (66.67%) Python
4 5 (55.56%) Firewall
5 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
5 4 (44.44%) Squid
5 4 (44.44%) UNIX
5 4 (44.44%) Perl
5 4 (44.44%) C
5 4 (44.44%) Apache
5 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (44.44%) Varnish
6 3 (33.33%) ITIL
6 3 (33.33%) HPUX
6 3 (33.33%) Solaris
6 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (33.33%) VMware
7 2 (22.22%) Symantec
7 2 (22.22%) Project Management
7 2 (22.22%) NetBackup
7 2 (22.22%) SUSE
7 2 (22.22%) CentOS
7 2 (22.22%) SCSA
7 2 (22.22%) RHCA
7 2 (22.22%) Windows
7 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
7 2 (22.22%) SAN
7 2 (22.22%) Sun Certification
7 2 (22.22%) Sun

Linux Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Linux Server 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 Server Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 4 (44.44%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) SAN
3 1 (11.11%) HTTP
3 1 (11.11%) SSL
3 1 (11.11%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Artifactory
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Mandarin Language
1 1 (11.11%) Cantonese Language
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) UNIX
2 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (33.33%) HPUX
3 3 (33.33%) Solaris
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) SUSE
4 2 (22.22%) CentOS
5 1 (11.11%) Debian
5 1 (11.11%) Fedora
5 1 (11.11%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Shell Script
2 6 (66.67%) Python
3 4 (44.44%) C
3 4 (44.44%) Perl
4 1 (11.11%) PHP
4 1 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) AWK
4 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Sun Certification
1 2 (22.22%) SCSA
1 2 (22.22%) RHCA
2 1 (11.11%) MCITP
2 1 (11.11%) MCSE
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) RHCE
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Squid
1 4 (44.44%) Varnish
2 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) NetBackup
2 1 (11.11%) ZABBIX
2 1 (11.11%) CFEngine
2 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (11.11%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) Symantec
3 2 (22.22%) Sun
3 2 (22.22%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) Juniper
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco
4 1 (11.11%) Twitter