The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior Linux Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Linux Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Linux Engineer
Rank 795 828 833
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Engineer 116 47 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.099% 0.043% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.046% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 92 40 61
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £47,250 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £49,750 £65,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-23.46% +18.18%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110395 102332 111722
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.39% 94.24% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 90051 84654 95699
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

Senior Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Senior Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Linux Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Senior Linux Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Linux Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Linux Engineer over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 within the UK.

Senior Linux Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Linux Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Linux Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 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 +27 114 £55,000 - 7
London 0 65 £55,000 - 5
South East +5 18 £55,000 -4.34%
Yorkshire -17 16 £46,500 -7.00% 1
City of London -1 14 £52,500 +5.00% 2
York +2 10 £46,500 -
North Yorkshire -6 10 £45,000 -
Surrey 0 8 £50,000 -16.66%
Leeds -29 7 £50,000 - 1
West Yorkshire -34 7 £50,000 - 1
West Midlands - 6 £40,000 -
East of England -11 5 £61,250 -9.25% 1
Warwickshire - 5 £40,000 -
Berkshire - 5 £60,000 -
Rugby - 5 £40,000 -
Camberley - 4 £55,000 -
Oxford +9 3 £42,500 -26.08%
Oxfordshire +8 3 £42,500 -26.08%
Cambridge 0 3 £70,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire -4 3 £70,000 +3.70% 1
Derbyshire - 3 £45,000 -
Reading - 3 £60,000 -
Derby - 3 £45,000 -
East Midlands - 3 £45,000 -
Wales - 2 £33,500 -
South Wales - 2 £33,500 -
Windsor - 2 £55,000 -
Cardiff - 2 £33,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £45,000 -
Manchester +2 1 - -

Senior Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior Linux 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 Senior Linux Engineer in their job title.

1 191 (100.00%) Linux
2 74 (38.74%) Red Hat
3 72 (37.70%) Puppet
4 68 (35.60%) Perl
5 66 (34.55%) UNIX
6 64 (33.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 58 (30.37%) Apache
8 56 (29.32%) Tomcat
9 54 (28.27%) Java
10 53 (27.75%) MySQL
10 53 (27.75%) Python
10 53 (27.75%) TCP/IP
11 49 (25.65%) Opscode Chef
12 46 (24.08%) CentOS
13 45 (23.56%) DNS
13 45 (23.56%) Bash Shell
14 42 (21.99%) Ruby
14 42 (21.99%) Degree
14 42 (21.99%) Load Balancing
14 42 (21.99%) DevOps
15 39 (20.42%) Ubuntu
16 36 (18.85%) SAN
17 35 (18.32%) Oracle
18 34 (17.80%) C
18 34 (17.80%) VMware
19 32 (16.75%) JBoss
20 31 (16.23%) Firewall
21 30 (15.71%) Internet
21 30 (15.71%) SNMP
22 28 (14.66%) Windows

Senior Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior Linux 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 Senior Linux Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 58 (30.37%) Apache
2 56 (29.32%) Tomcat
3 15 (7.85%) Jetty
4 7 (3.66%) nginx
5 4 (2.09%) Apache Solr
5 4 (2.09%) Drupal
6 2 (1.05%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.05%) IIS
6 2 (1.05%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.52%) CloudStack
7 1 (0.52%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.52%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (0.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 19 (9.95%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (3.14%) Joyent
3 2 (1.05%) SaaS
4 1 (0.52%) IaaS
4 1 (0.52%) PaaS
4 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (27.75%) TCP/IP
2 45 (23.56%) DNS
3 36 (18.85%) SAN
4 31 (16.23%) Firewall
5 30 (15.71%) Internet
5 30 (15.71%) SNMP
6 22 (11.52%) LDAP
7 20 (10.47%) NAS
7 20 (10.47%) SSH
8 19 (9.95%) VPN
9 17 (8.90%) DHCP
10 13 (6.81%) SSL
11 11 (5.76%) HTTP
12 9 (4.71%) VLAN
13 6 (3.14%) iSCSI
13 6 (3.14%) IPv4
13 6 (3.14%) LAN
13 6 (3.14%) WAN
14 5 (2.62%) Fibre Channel
14 5 (2.62%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (27.75%) MySQL
2 20 (10.47%) Hadoop
3 16 (8.38%) HBase
4 11 (5.76%) NoSQL
5 10 (5.24%) MongoDB
6 9 (4.71%) MariaDB
7 7 (3.66%) Apache Hive
7 7 (3.66%) Redis
7 7 (3.66%) Mahout
7 7 (3.66%) Big Data
7 7 (3.66%) Impala
8 6 (3.14%) Oracle Database
9 5 (2.62%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (2.62%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (2.62%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.05%) SQL Server
11 1 (0.52%) Riak
Development Applications
1 16 (8.38%) Jenkins
2 13 (6.81%) Hudson
3 11 (5.76%) GCC
3 11 (5.76%) GDB
4 4 (2.09%) Mercurial
4 4 (2.09%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.57%) Ant
5 3 (1.57%) Maven
6 1 (0.52%) Subversion
General
1 24 (12.57%) Finance
2 18 (9.42%) Telecoms
3 13 (6.81%) Advertising
4 12 (6.28%) Games
5 10 (5.24%) Online Betting
6 5 (2.62%) Law
6 5 (2.62%) Banking
7 4 (2.09%) Publishing
8 3 (1.57%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (13.61%) J2EE
2 21 (10.99%) LAMP
3 10 (5.24%) SOAP
3 10 (5.24%) XML
4 9 (4.71%) JSON
4 9 (4.71%) CSS
5 7 (3.66%) RabbitMQ
5 7 (3.66%) MapReduce
6 6 (3.14%) MSMQ
7 3 (1.57%) Direct3D
7 3 (1.57%) .NET
7 3 (1.57%) Middleware
7 3 (1.57%) OpenGL
8 1 (0.52%) REST
8 1 (0.52%) Web Services
8 1 (0.52%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (0.52%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.52%) Enterprise Storage
2 21 (10.99%) Open Source
3 17 (8.90%) Embedded Systems
4 15 (7.85%) Computer Science
5 12 (6.28%) Device Driver
6 11 (5.76%) Clustering
7 10 (5.24%) Social Media
7 10 (5.24%) Online Games
8 5 (2.62%) Digital Media
8 5 (2.62%) Firmware
8 5 (2.62%) CCTV
9 3 (1.57%) Streaming Video
9 3 (1.57%) 3D Graphics
9 3 (1.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 3 (1.57%) Replication
9 3 (1.57%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.52%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (0.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.52%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.52%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 191 (100.00%) Linux
2 66 (34.55%) UNIX
3 64 (33.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 46 (24.08%) CentOS
5 39 (20.42%) Ubuntu
6 28 (14.66%) Windows
7 25 (13.09%) Solaris
8 19 (9.95%) Embedded Linux
9 16 (8.38%) Debian
10 6 (3.14%) HPUX
11 5 (2.62%) AIX
11 5 (2.62%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (2.09%) SUSE
13 3 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.52%) VMS
14 1 (0.52%) FreeBSD
14 1 (0.52%) Fedora
14 1 (0.52%) Android
14 1 (0.52%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (21.99%) Load Balancing
1 42 (21.99%) DevOps
2 26 (13.61%) E-Commerce
3 20 (10.47%) Software Engineering
3 20 (10.47%) Configuration Management
4 14 (7.33%) Build Automation
5 13 (6.81%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (6.81%) Capacity Planning
6 12 (6.28%) ITIL
6 12 (6.28%) Scrum
7 10 (5.24%) Software Architecture
8 9 (4.71%) Release Management
9 8 (4.19%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (3.66%) TDD
11 5 (2.62%) B2C
11 5 (2.62%) Service Management
11 5 (2.62%) Service Delivery
11 5 (2.62%) Kanban
11 5 (2.62%) Load Testing
12 4 (2.09%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 68 (35.60%) Perl
2 54 (28.27%) Java
3 53 (27.75%) Python
4 45 (23.56%) Bash Shell
5 42 (21.99%) Ruby
6 34 (17.80%) C
7 20 (10.47%) Shell Script
7 20 (10.47%) C++
8 17 (8.90%) SQL
9 12 (6.28%) Embedded C
10 10 (5.24%) Embedded C++
10 10 (5.24%) PHP
11 9 (4.71%) sed
11 9 (4.71%) JavaScript
11 9 (4.71%) AWK
12 5 (2.62%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.57%) C#
13 3 (1.57%) Assembly Language
14 1 (0.52%) Korn
Qualifications
1 42 (21.99%) Degree
2 16 (8.38%) RHCE
3 4 (2.09%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.09%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.52%) PhD
4 1 (0.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.14%) QA
2 4 (2.09%) SLA
3 2 (1.05%) JTAG
3 2 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.52%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (10.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (6.28%) Postfix
3 7 (3.66%) vSphere
4 6 (3.14%) NFS
5 5 (2.62%) Active Directory
6 4 (2.09%) XenApp
6 4 (2.09%) Varnish
6 4 (2.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 4 (2.09%) Hyper-V
6 4 (2.09%) VirtualBox
6 4 (2.09%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.57%) KVM
7 3 (1.57%) Xen
7 3 (1.57%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.52%) RHEV
8 1 (0.52%) Kamailio
8 1 (0.52%) Dovecot
8 1 (0.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 72 (37.70%) Puppet
2 49 (25.65%) Opscode Chef
3 27 (14.14%) Nagios
4 12 (6.28%) CFEngine
5 10 (5.24%) Opsview
6 7 (3.66%) SCOM
7 6 (3.14%) ZABBIX
8 5 (2.62%) Red Hat Satellite
8 5 (2.62%) Vagrant
8 5 (2.62%) OpenView
8 5 (2.62%) Munin
8 5 (2.62%) Zenoss
9 4 (2.09%) Capistrano
9 4 (2.09%) NetBackup
10 3 (1.57%) Cobbler
11 2 (1.05%) Cacti
12 1 (0.52%) BladeLogic
12 1 (0.52%) EMC NetWorker
12 1 (0.52%) Ganglia
12 1 (0.52%) YUM
Vendors
1 74 (38.74%) Red Hat
2 35 (18.32%) Oracle
3 34 (17.80%) VMware
4 32 (16.75%) JBoss
5 19 (9.95%) HP
6 12 (6.28%) Cisco
6 12 (6.28%) EMC
6 12 (6.28%) NetApp
7 7 (3.66%) Cloudera
8 6 (3.14%) Rackspace
9 5 (2.62%) Dell
9 5 (2.62%) Sun
9 5 (2.62%) Citrix
9 5 (2.62%) SolarWinds
10 4 (2.09%) Open Text
10 4 (2.09%) Symantec
10 4 (2.09%) Remedy
10 4 (2.09%) Vignette
11 2 (1.05%) Veritas
11 2 (1.05%) IBM
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