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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Linux Engineer
Rank 836 830 838
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Engineer 81 53 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.048% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.050% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 59 39 70
Average salary £57,500 £54,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.50% +3.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-2.29% -13.00%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114665 105124 119149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.68% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92969 87480 102132
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%

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 18 April 2014 within the UK.

Senior Linux Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Linux Engineer
Top 22 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -25 74 £57,500 +5.50% 8
London -34 46 £60,000 +9.09% 3
Cambridgeshire +14 12 £40,000 -8.04% 3
East of England -2 12 £40,000 -8.04% 3
City of London -11 12 £52,500 -8.69% 1
Cambridge +13 11 £40,000 -8.04% 3
Yorkshire -34 11 £41,750 - 1
York -15 10 £46,000 -
North Yorkshire -20 10 £46,000 -
South East -15 5 £50,000 -23.07%
Kingston Upon Thames -3 3 £47,500 -5.00%
Cardiff - 3 £42,500 -
South Wales - 3 £42,500 -
Wales - 3 £42,500 -
Staines -2 2 £55,000 -15.38%
Surrey -2 2 £55,000 -15.38%
Oxfordshire - 2 £48,750 -
Oxford - 2 £48,750 -
Berkshire -5 1 £50,000 -23.07%
South Yorkshire - 1 £37,500 -
Sheffield - 1 £37,500 -
Slough - 1 £50,000 -

Senior Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 185 (100.00%) Linux
2 101 (54.59%) Puppet
3 91 (49.19%) Red Hat
4 81 (43.78%) Perl
4 81 (43.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 75 (40.54%) CentOS
6 71 (38.38%) Java
7 65 (35.14%) Tomcat
8 62 (33.51%) MySQL
9 61 (32.97%) Load Balancing
10 59 (31.89%) Opscode Chef
11 57 (30.81%) UNIX
12 56 (30.27%) Python
12 56 (30.27%) TCP/IP
12 56 (30.27%) DNS
13 54 (29.19%) Internet
14 53 (28.65%) VMware
14 53 (28.65%) Ruby
14 53 (28.65%) Bash Shell
15 46 (24.86%) Ubuntu
16 40 (21.62%) SAN
17 39 (21.08%) Oracle
18 38 (20.54%) Apache
19 33 (17.84%) Open Source
20 32 (17.30%) Jetty
20 32 (17.30%) VMware Infrastructure
20 32 (17.30%) Degree
20 32 (17.30%) Debian
21 31 (16.76%) NAS
22 30 (16.22%) Telecoms

Senior Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 65 (35.14%) Tomcat
2 38 (20.54%) Apache
3 32 (17.30%) Jetty
4 14 (7.57%) nginx
5 13 (7.03%) IIS
6 7 (3.78%) Confluence
6 7 (3.78%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (3.24%) Node.js
8 4 (2.16%) Apache Solr
8 4 (2.16%) Drupal
9 2 (1.08%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.54%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.54%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 4 (2.16%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 18 (9.73%) Cloud Computing
2 12 (6.49%) Joyent
3 5 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.70%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (1.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (30.27%) TCP/IP
1 56 (30.27%) DNS
2 54 (29.19%) Internet
3 40 (21.62%) SAN
4 31 (16.76%) NAS
5 30 (16.22%) HTTP
6 24 (12.97%) DHCP
7 23 (12.43%) Firewall
7 23 (12.43%) SSH
8 21 (11.35%) VPN
9 19 (10.27%) LDAP
10 13 (7.03%) OpenVPN
11 12 (6.49%) VLAN
11 12 (6.49%) iSCSI
11 12 (6.49%) SNMP
12 11 (5.95%) SSL
13 6 (3.24%) IPv4
14 5 (2.70%) BGP
14 5 (2.70%) Fibre Channel
15 4 (2.16%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (33.51%) MySQL
2 18 (9.73%) Redis
3 13 (7.03%) MongoDB
4 11 (5.95%) Hadoop
5 10 (5.41%) NoSQL
6 9 (4.86%) MariaDB
7 7 (3.78%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (3.78%) Big Data
8 6 (3.24%) Apache Hive
8 6 (3.24%) HBase
8 6 (3.24%) Mahout
9 5 (2.70%) SQL Server
10 3 (1.62%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (1.62%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.54%) Riak
Development Applications
1 16 (8.65%) Jenkins
2 11 (5.95%) Ant
2 11 (5.95%) Maven
3 10 (5.41%) Git (software)
4 7 (3.78%) JIRA
4 7 (3.78%) Subversion
5 6 (3.24%) FishEye
5 6 (3.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (2.16%) Mercurial
6 4 (2.16%) Hudson
7 3 (1.62%) GCC
8 2 (1.08%) GDB
General
1 30 (16.22%) Telecoms
2 27 (14.59%) Online Betting
3 21 (11.35%) Games
4 19 (10.27%) Finance
5 9 (4.86%) Banking
6 8 (4.32%) Advertising
7 4 (2.16%) Publishing
8 3 (1.62%) Electronics
9 1 (0.54%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (9.73%) RabbitMQ
2 17 (9.19%) J2EE
3 14 (7.57%) XML
4 12 (6.49%) JSON
4 12 (6.49%) CSS
5 11 (5.95%) LAMP
6 8 (4.32%) Django
7 7 (3.78%) MapReduce
8 6 (3.24%) MSMQ
9 3 (1.62%) Middleware
10 2 (1.08%) REST
10 2 (1.08%) SOAP
11 1 (0.54%) Web Services
11 1 (0.54%) ActiveMQ
11 1 (0.54%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 33 (17.84%) Open Source
2 26 (14.05%) Social Media
3 23 (12.43%) Clustering
4 20 (10.81%) Online Games
5 19 (10.27%) Enterprise Storage
6 13 (7.03%) Computer Science
7 9 (4.86%) Device Driver
7 9 (4.86%) Mathematics
8 6 (3.24%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (1.62%) Replication
10 1 (0.54%) VHDL
10 1 (0.54%) Verilog
10 1 (0.54%) Biometrics
10 1 (0.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.54%) Firmware
10 1 (0.54%) Streaming Music
10 1 (0.54%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.54%) Video on Demand
10 1 (0.54%) New Media
10 1 (0.54%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 185 (100.00%) Linux
2 81 (43.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 75 (40.54%) CentOS
4 57 (30.81%) UNIX
5 46 (24.86%) Ubuntu
6 32 (17.30%) Debian
7 26 (14.05%) Windows
8 24 (12.97%) Solaris
9 14 (7.57%) AIX
10 11 (5.95%) FreeBSD
10 11 (5.95%) Scientific Linux
11 8 (4.32%) SUSE
11 8 (4.32%) OpenBSD
12 7 (3.78%) HPUX
13 5 (2.70%) Fedora
14 4 (2.16%) Embedded Linux
15 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (32.97%) Load Balancing
2 28 (15.14%) Scrum
2 28 (15.14%) E-Commerce
3 27 (14.59%) Configuration Management
4 17 (9.19%) Build Automation
4 17 (9.19%) Release Management
5 16 (8.65%) Capacity Planning
6 15 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (6.49%) ITIL
8 11 (5.95%) Service Management
8 11 (5.95%) Kanban
8 11 (5.95%) Integration Testing
8 11 (5.95%) Software Engineering
8 11 (5.95%) Root Cause Analysis
8 11 (5.95%) Change Control
8 11 (5.95%) Low Latency
9 9 (4.86%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (4.32%) Investment Management
11 7 (3.78%) Workflow
12 6 (3.24%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 81 (43.78%) Perl
2 71 (38.38%) Java
3 56 (30.27%) Python
4 53 (28.65%) Ruby
4 53 (28.65%) Bash Shell
5 25 (13.51%) Shell Script
6 20 (10.81%) SQL
7 18 (9.73%) C
8 12 (6.49%) JavaScript
9 9 (4.86%) PowerShell
10 8 (4.32%) C++
10 8 (4.32%) PHP
11 6 (3.24%) Clojure
12 4 (2.16%) Embedded C
13 2 (1.08%) Assembly Language
13 2 (1.08%) Embedded C++
14 1 (0.54%) Scala
Qualifications
1 32 (17.30%) Degree
2 8 (4.32%) RHCE
3 4 (2.16%) Sun Certification
4 3 (1.62%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.54%) PhD
5 1 (0.54%) CCNP
5 1 (0.54%) CCNA
5 1 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.78%) SLA
2 6 (3.24%) QA
System Software
1 32 (17.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (7.03%) KVM
3 11 (5.95%) NFS
3 11 (5.95%) Active Directory
4 9 (4.86%) Varnish
5 8 (4.32%) Postfix
6 4 (2.16%) vSphere
6 4 (2.16%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (2.16%) VirtualBox
6 4 (2.16%) XenApp
6 4 (2.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 4 (2.16%) Xen
6 4 (2.16%) Samba
7 3 (1.62%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 101 (54.59%) Puppet
2 59 (31.89%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (15.68%) Nagios
4 23 (12.43%) CFEngine
5 20 (10.81%) SCOM
6 9 (4.86%) WSUS
6 9 (4.86%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 7 (3.78%) ZABBIX
8 6 (3.24%) Vagrant
9 5 (2.70%) OpenView
9 5 (2.70%) Munin
9 5 (2.70%) HAProxy
10 4 (2.16%) Plesk
10 4 (2.16%) Capistrano
10 4 (2.16%) NetBackup
11 3 (1.62%) Cobbler
12 2 (1.08%) Cacti
13 1 (0.54%) Ganglia
13 1 (0.54%) Zenoss
13 1 (0.54%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 91 (49.19%) Red Hat
2 53 (28.65%) VMware
3 39 (21.08%) Oracle
4 30 (16.22%) JBoss
5 25 (13.51%) NetApp
6 16 (8.65%) EMC
7 14 (7.57%) HP
8 12 (6.49%) Rackspace
9 10 (5.41%) Cisco
10 9 (4.86%) Microsoft
11 6 (3.24%) Cloudera
12 5 (2.70%) F5
13 4 (2.16%) Blue Coat
13 4 (2.16%) Symantec
13 4 (2.16%) Citrix
14 3 (1.62%) Dell
14 3 (1.62%) SolarWinds
15 2 (1.08%) Sun
16 1 (0.54%) IBM
16 1 (0.54%) Veritas
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Salary: 35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £60k - 80k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
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