The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Linux Engineer
Rank 809 774 847
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +73
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Engineer 57 101 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.097% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.10% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 47 71 34
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,700 £47,500 £43,250
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £67,500 £56,750
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+0.96% +4.00%

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
98723 98609 105043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.80% 94.57% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 82175 79630 90068
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 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 29 January 2015 within the UK.

Senior Linux Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Linux Engineer
Top 26 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 29 January 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
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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 -32 52 £55,000 +4.76% 7
London -44 28 £60,000 +14.28% 2
South East -22 11 £52,500 -4.54% 1
City of London -9 9 £60,000 +20.00% 2
East of England -7 6 £70,000 - 1
Cambridge - 6 £70,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 6 £70,000 - 1
South Wales -10 5 £38,500 -9.41%
Wales -12 5 £38,500 -9.41%
North West +1 4 £50,000 - 1
Slough -2 4 £52,500 +5.00%
Berkshire -8 4 £52,500 +5.00%
Surrey -11 4 £47,500 -13.63%
Newport - 4 £38,500 -
Guildford - 4 £47,500 -
North Yorkshire +10 3 - - 1
York +5 3 - - 1
Yorkshire -17 3 - - 1
Warrington - 3 £50,000 - 1
Cheshire - 3 £50,000 - 1
Hampshire - 3 £60,000 - 1
Andover - 3 £60,000 - 1
Windsor - 2 £52,500 -
Manchester -4 1 £35,000 -30.00%
Cardiff -14 1 - -
Twickenham - 1 £60,000 -

Senior Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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.

1 130 (100.00%) Linux
2 50 (38.46%) Red Hat
3 46 (35.38%) Apache
4 37 (28.46%) Puppet
5 36 (27.69%) MySQL
6 34 (26.15%) Perl
6 34 (26.15%) DevOps
7 32 (24.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 31 (23.85%) Opscode Chef
9 30 (23.08%) Windows
9 30 (23.08%) VMware
10 27 (20.77%) CentOS
11 26 (20.00%) UNIX
11 26 (20.00%) TCP/IP
12 25 (19.23%) Firewall
12 25 (19.23%) Bash Shell
13 24 (18.46%) VMware Infrastructure
13 24 (18.46%) Python
13 24 (18.46%) Java
14 23 (17.69%) DNS
15 22 (16.92%) Tomcat
16 21 (16.15%) Ubuntu
17 20 (15.38%) Load Balancing
18 18 (13.85%) Agile Software Development
18 18 (13.85%) Debian
19 17 (13.08%) Finance
19 17 (13.08%) SQL
19 17 (13.08%) SAN
20 16 (12.31%) Ruby
21 15 (11.54%) Solaris

Senior Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 46 (35.38%) Apache
2 22 (16.92%) Tomcat
3 14 (10.77%) IIS
3 14 (10.77%) nginx
4 13 (10.00%) JBoss
5 3 (2.31%) Jetty
6 2 (1.54%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.77%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.77%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.77%) CMS
7 1 (0.77%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.77%) Drupal
7 1 (0.77%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.77%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (4.62%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.23%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.08%) PaaS
2 4 (3.08%) IaaS
3 3 (2.31%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.31%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.77%) Google Compute Engine
4 1 (0.77%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.77%) AWS Data Pipeline
4 1 (0.77%) SaaS
4 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 25 (19.23%) Firewall
3 23 (17.69%) DNS
4 17 (13.08%) SAN
5 10 (7.69%) LDAP
6 8 (6.15%) SSH
6 8 (6.15%) VPN
6 8 (6.15%) HTTP
7 7 (5.38%) DHCP
7 7 (5.38%) SNMP
8 6 (4.62%) SSL
9 5 (3.85%) FTP
10 4 (3.08%) VLAN
10 4 (3.08%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (3.08%) Internet
10 4 (3.08%) HTTPS
11 3 (2.31%) IPv4
11 3 (2.31%) NAS
12 2 (1.54%) iSCSI
12 2 (1.54%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (27.69%) MySQL
2 9 (6.92%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.92%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (3.85%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.08%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.08%) Redis
4 4 (3.08%) MariaDB
5 2 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.77%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.77%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.77%) Big Data
6 1 (0.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.77%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.77%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (6.15%) GCC
2 6 (4.62%) Jenkins
3 5 (3.85%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.08%) Bazaar
4 4 (3.08%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.77%) Subversion
5 1 (0.77%) JIRA
5 1 (0.77%) GDB
5 1 (0.77%) Hudson
General
1 17 (13.08%) Finance
2 7 (5.38%) Law
3 5 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.54%) Marketing
4 2 (1.54%) Electronics
4 2 (1.54%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.54%) Advertising
4 2 (1.54%) Games
5 1 (0.77%) Banking
5 1 (0.77%) Retail
5 1 (0.77%) German Language
5 1 (0.77%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.54%) LAMP
2 6 (4.62%) Web Services
3 5 (3.85%) XML
3 5 (3.85%) CSS
3 5 (3.85%) ActiveMQ
3 5 (3.85%) JSON
4 4 (3.08%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (3.08%) J2EE
5 3 (2.31%) MSMQ
6 2 (1.54%) FreeSWITCH
7 1 (0.77%) Direct3D
7 1 (0.77%) Servlets
7 1 (0.77%) .NET
7 1 (0.77%) Middleware
7 1 (0.77%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.54%) Embedded Systems
2 12 (9.23%) Device Driver
2 12 (9.23%) Clustering
3 5 (3.85%) Replication
3 5 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.08%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (2.31%) Open Source
6 2 (1.54%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.54%) PKI
6 2 (1.54%) EMC Centera
6 2 (1.54%) DTV
7 1 (0.77%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.77%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.77%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (0.77%) Streaming Video
7 1 (0.77%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (0.77%) Online Games
7 1 (0.77%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.77%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.77%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 130 (100.00%) Linux
2 32 (24.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 30 (23.08%) Windows
4 27 (20.77%) CentOS
5 26 (20.00%) UNIX
6 21 (16.15%) Ubuntu
7 18 (13.85%) Debian
8 15 (11.54%) Solaris
9 10 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (6.15%) Embedded Linux
11 5 (3.85%) AIX
12 4 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (3.08%) HPUX
13 3 (2.31%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (1.54%) Fedora
14 2 (1.54%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (26.15%) DevOps
2 20 (15.38%) Load Balancing
3 18 (13.85%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (10.77%) Configuration Management
5 13 (10.00%) Service Delivery
6 10 (7.69%) E-Commerce
7 9 (6.92%) B2C
7 9 (6.92%) Capacity Planning
7 9 (6.92%) Software Engineering
8 8 (6.15%) Memory Management
9 7 (5.38%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (5.38%) Penetration Testing
10 4 (3.08%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (3.08%) Change Control
10 4 (3.08%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (2.31%) Resilience Testing
11 3 (2.31%) Build Automation
12 2 (1.54%) High Availability
12 2 (1.54%) Database Tuning
12 2 (1.54%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (26.15%) Perl
2 25 (19.23%) Bash Shell
3 24 (18.46%) Python
3 24 (18.46%) Java
4 17 (13.08%) SQL
5 16 (12.31%) Ruby
6 13 (10.00%) C
6 13 (10.00%) Shell Script
7 8 (6.15%) C++
8 7 (5.38%) Assembly Language
9 5 (3.85%) JavaScript
9 5 (3.85%) PHP
10 4 (3.08%) Scala
10 4 (3.08%) OCaml
10 4 (3.08%) Haskell
10 4 (3.08%) Erlang
10 4 (3.08%) Lisp
11 3 (2.31%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.77%) C#
12 1 (0.77%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 13 (10.00%) RHCE
2 7 (5.38%) Degree
3 5 (3.85%) RHCA
4 4 (3.08%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.08%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.31%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.31%) MCITP
5 3 (2.31%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.54%) PCI DSS
1 2 (1.54%) SLA
2 1 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.77%) QA
System Software
1 24 (18.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (6.15%) KVM
3 7 (5.38%) Active Directory
3 7 (5.38%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.85%) LXC
4 5 (3.85%) Samba
5 4 (3.08%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (3.08%) XenServer
5 4 (3.08%) Xen
5 4 (3.08%) Apache Flume
6 3 (2.31%) NFS
7 2 (1.54%) vSphere
7 2 (1.54%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 2 (1.54%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.54%) Docker
8 1 (0.77%) RHEV
8 1 (0.77%) Firmware
8 1 (0.77%) Postfix
8 1 (0.77%) Varnish
8 1 (0.77%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 37 (28.46%) Puppet
2 31 (23.85%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (10.00%) Nagios
4 8 (6.15%) Ansible
5 5 (3.85%) Red Hat Satellite
5 5 (3.85%) SCOM
6 4 (3.08%) Plesk
6 4 (3.08%) CFEngine
6 4 (3.08%) logstash
6 4 (3.08%) cPanel
6 4 (3.08%) Webmin
6 4 (3.08%) Graphite
6 4 (3.08%) Graylog2
7 3 (2.31%) yum
8 2 (1.54%) Cacti
8 2 (1.54%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.77%) Salt
9 1 (0.77%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.77%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.77%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 50 (38.46%) Red Hat
2 30 (23.08%) VMware
3 14 (10.77%) Oracle
4 13 (10.00%) Cisco
5 9 (6.92%) HP
6 7 (5.38%) Dell
6 7 (5.38%) Sun
7 6 (4.62%) Microsoft
8 5 (3.85%) Rackspace
8 5 (3.85%) SolarWinds
9 3 (2.31%) EMC
9 3 (2.31%) 3PAR
10 2 (1.54%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.54%) SAP
11 1 (0.77%) Percona
11 1 (0.77%) SaltStack
11 1 (0.77%) IBM
11 1 (0.77%) BMC
11 1 (0.77%) Veritas
11 1 (0.77%) Intel
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