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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Server Engineer
Rank 884 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Server Engineer 9 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% - -
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 0
Average salary £50,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 - -

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
108452 100082 111127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.24% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 87684 82974 94899
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 28 August 2014 within the UK.

Linux Server Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Linux Server Engineer
Top 13 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 28 August 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
(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 - 9 £50,000 -
East of England - 3 £50,000 -
Colchester - 3 £50,000 -
Essex - 3 £50,000 -
Reading - 2 - -
Berkshire - 2 - -
Manchester - 2 £40,250 -
North West - 2 £40,250 -
South East - 2 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £37,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £37,000 -
London - 1 £52,500 -
North East - 1 £37,000 -

Linux Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 21 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (85.71%) Red Hat
3 16 (76.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (47.62%) Solaris
4 10 (47.62%) UNIX
5 9 (42.86%) MySQL
5 9 (42.86%) Oracle
5 9 (42.86%) Apache
5 9 (42.86%) SUSE
5 9 (42.86%) Tivoli
5 9 (42.86%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 9 (42.86%) IBM
5 9 (42.86%) Oracle Database
6 7 (33.33%) Clustering
6 7 (33.33%) Windows
7 6 (28.57%) AIX
8 5 (23.81%) WebSphere
8 5 (23.81%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (23.81%) GPFS
8 5 (23.81%) Service Management
8 5 (23.81%) Veritas
8 5 (23.81%) HACMP
8 5 (23.81%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (23.81%) ITIL
8 5 (23.81%) Perl
9 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
10 3 (14.29%) RHCE
11 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
11 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
11 2 (9.52%) HP

Linux Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 9 (42.86%) Apache
2 5 (23.81%) WebSphere
2 5 (23.81%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Unified Communications
1 1 (4.76%) LAN
1 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) MySQL
1 9 (42.86%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Clustering
2 5 (23.81%) HACMP
3 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (76.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (47.62%) Solaris
3 10 (47.62%) UNIX
4 9 (42.86%) SUSE
5 7 (33.33%) Windows
6 6 (28.57%) AIX
7 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (9.52%) CentOS
8 1 (4.76%) Fedora
8 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (4.76%) HPUX
8 1 (4.76%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Performance Tuning
1 5 (23.81%) Service Management
1 5 (23.81%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) RHCE
2 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) DV Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) MCITP
3 1 (4.76%) MCSE
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 9 (42.86%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 5 (23.81%) GPFS
3 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
3 2 (9.52%) KVM
4 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (42.86%) Tivoli
2 2 (9.52%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 18 (85.71%) Red Hat
2 9 (42.86%) Oracle
2 9 (42.86%) IBM
3 5 (23.81%) Veritas
4 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.52%) HP
4 2 (9.52%) EMC
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco
5 1 (4.76%) VMware