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 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Server Engineer
Rank 890 898 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Server Engineer 3 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.008% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.003% 0.008% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 0
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £46,250 -
% change year-on-year
-8.10% -

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
103166 108467 100157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.53% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 85861 87695 83035
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
Top 8 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 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 -2 3 £42,500 -15.00% 2
London +12 1 - -
East of England -3 1 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 £45,000 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £40,000 -
City of London - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 £45,000 - 1
Coventry - 1 £40,000 -

Linux Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) UNIX
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (50.00%) Nagios
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) SaaS
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (25.00%) ZABBIX
4 1 (25.00%) Puppet
4 1 (25.00%) CFEngine
4 1 (25.00%) Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) Artifactory
4 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (25.00%) Network Security
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA

Linux Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) SSH
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) DMZ
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) FTP
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Artifactory
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Publishing
2 1 (25.00%) Games
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (50.00%) UNIX
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Debian
4 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (25.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Change Management
1 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (25.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Nagios
2 1 (25.00%) ZABBIX
2 1 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (25.00%) CFEngine
2 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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