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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Linux Engineer
Rank 825 846 827
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Engineer 64 87 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.074% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.078% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 58 68 45
Average salary £60,000 £52,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,750 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £42,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+35.29% -34.61%

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
100537 111151 100882
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 82695 91319 83930
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 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 2 June 2015 within the UK.

Senior Linux Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Linux Engineer
Top 28 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 2 June 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 +19 63 £60,000 +14.28% 7
London +26 29 £75,000 +30.43% 2
South East +15 21 £60,000 +20.00% 3
Hampshire +8 10 £60,000 -4.00% 2
Andover - 10 £60,000 -
South West -3 8 £55,000 -12.00%
City of London +56 4 £55,000 +22.22%
Surrey +8 4 £60,000 +20.00%
Oxford +8 4 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Oxfordshire +7 4 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Yorkshire +2 4 £50,000 +33.33%
West Yorkshire - 4 £50,000 -
Gloucestershire - 4 £55,000 -
Redhill - 4 £60,000 -
Leeds - 4 £50,000 -
Wiltshire +1 3 £47,500 -24.00%
Swindon - 3 £47,500 -
Gloucester - 2 £55,000 -
Cambridge +4 1 £60,000 +50.00% 2
Cambridgeshire 0 1 £60,000 +50.00% 2
East of England -6 1 £60,000 +50.00% 2
West Sussex - 1 £50,500 -
Reading - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Crawley - 1 £50,500 -
Bristol - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -

Senior Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 June 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.

1 123 (100.00%) Linux
2 43 (34.96%) DevOps
2 43 (34.96%) Red Hat
3 41 (33.33%) Puppet
4 40 (32.52%) Perl
5 35 (28.46%) Opscode Chef
6 33 (26.83%) Python
6 33 (26.83%) Windows
7 32 (26.02%) TCP/IP
7 32 (26.02%) Solaris
8 31 (25.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 30 (24.39%) Apache
9 30 (24.39%) VMware
10 29 (23.58%) RHCE
11 28 (22.76%) Java
11 28 (22.76%) Oracle
12 27 (21.95%) UNIX
13 25 (20.33%) VMware Infrastructure
14 24 (19.51%) Ansible
14 24 (19.51%) Cisco
15 23 (18.70%) Continuous Integration
16 22 (17.89%) Bash Shell
17 21 (17.07%) SC Cleared
17 21 (17.07%) Security Cleared
17 21 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
18 20 (16.26%) Configuration Management
18 20 (16.26%) Sun
18 20 (16.26%) Jenkins
19 19 (15.45%) Windows Server 2008
19 19 (15.45%) Active Directory

Senior Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 30 (24.39%) Apache
2 16 (13.01%) nginx
3 14 (11.38%) Tomcat
4 9 (7.32%) JBoss
5 4 (3.25%) IIS
6 2 (1.63%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.63%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.81%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.81%) Confluence
7 1 (0.81%) Jetty
Applications
1 2 (1.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (13.01%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.88%) PaaS
2 6 (4.88%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (3.25%) IaaS
4 3 (2.44%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (2.44%) SaaS
5 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.81%) Joyent
6 1 (0.81%) Google Compute Engine
6 1 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 32 (26.02%) TCP/IP
2 17 (13.82%) Firewall
3 13 (10.57%) LDAP
4 12 (9.76%) DNS
5 10 (8.13%) SAN
6 9 (7.32%) VPN
7 6 (4.88%) BGP
8 5 (4.07%) OSPF
9 4 (3.25%) NAS
10 3 (2.44%) DAB
10 3 (2.44%) Internet
10 3 (2.44%) DHCP
11 2 (1.63%) iSCSI
11 2 (1.63%) NetScaler
11 2 (1.63%) HTTP
11 2 (1.63%) WAN
12 1 (0.81%) LAN
12 1 (0.81%) Intranet
12 1 (0.81%) SSL
12 1 (0.81%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (14.63%) MySQL
2 4 (3.25%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.63%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.81%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.81%) Big Data
4 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 20 (16.26%) Jenkins
2 7 (5.69%) TeamCity
3 4 (3.25%) Maven
3 4 (3.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.81%) Gerrit
4 1 (0.81%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.81%) JIRA
General
1 19 (15.45%) Finance
2 16 (13.01%) Law
3 9 (7.32%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.25%) Marketing
4 4 (3.25%) Games
4 4 (3.25%) Electronics
4 4 (3.25%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.44%) Retail
6 1 (0.81%) Advertising
6 1 (0.81%) Publishing
6 1 (0.81%) Banking
6 1 (0.81%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.57%) Servlets
2 9 (7.32%) Web Services
3 7 (5.69%) XML
4 6 (4.88%) JSON
4 6 (4.88%) CSS
5 4 (3.25%) LAMP
6 3 (2.44%) .NET
6 3 (2.44%) J2EE
6 3 (2.44%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (0.81%) Middleware
7 1 (0.81%) FreeSWITCH
7 1 (0.81%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.81%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.88%) Data Centre
1 6 (4.88%) Device Driver
2 5 (4.07%) Clustering
3 4 (3.25%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.25%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (3.25%) DTV
4 3 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.63%) Hedge funds
5 2 (1.63%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.81%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.81%) Replication
6 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.81%) Wiki
6 1 (0.81%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.81%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 123 (100.00%) Linux
2 33 (26.83%) Windows
3 32 (26.02%) Solaris
4 31 (25.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 27 (21.95%) UNIX
6 19 (15.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (14.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (13.82%) Ubuntu
9 7 (5.69%) CentOS
10 4 (3.25%) Amazon Linux
11 3 (2.44%) Debian
11 3 (2.44%) HPUX
12 2 (1.63%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (1.63%) VMS
13 1 (0.81%) SUSE
13 1 (0.81%) AIX
13 1 (0.81%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (34.96%) DevOps
2 23 (18.70%) Continuous Integration
3 21 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (16.26%) Configuration Management
5 15 (12.20%) Performance Tuning
6 13 (10.57%) Automated Testing
6 13 (10.57%) Unit Testing
7 11 (8.94%) Software Engineering
8 9 (7.32%) Service Delivery
9 8 (6.50%) Capacity Planning
9 8 (6.50%) E-Commerce
9 8 (6.50%) Project Management
10 6 (4.88%) Load Balancing
11 4 (3.25%) Digital Marketing
11 4 (3.25%) Low Latency
11 4 (3.25%) Memory Management
11 4 (3.25%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (3.25%) Programme Management
12 3 (2.44%) Server Building
12 3 (2.44%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 40 (32.52%) Perl
2 33 (26.83%) Python
3 28 (22.76%) Java
4 22 (17.89%) Bash Shell
5 17 (13.82%) Ruby
6 11 (8.94%) Shell Script
6 11 (8.94%) C
7 8 (6.50%) C++
8 7 (5.69%) JavaScript
8 7 (5.69%) PHP
9 6 (4.88%) SQL
10 5 (4.07%) Embedded C++
11 4 (3.25%) PowerShell
12 3 (2.44%) Assembly Language
13 1 (0.81%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (23.58%) RHCE
2 21 (17.07%) SC Cleared
2 21 (17.07%) Security Cleared
3 18 (14.63%) DV Cleared
4 5 (4.07%) Degree
5 2 (1.63%) CCNP
5 2 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.81%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.32%) PCI DSS
2 7 (5.69%) QA
3 2 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.63%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.63%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (20.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (15.45%) Active Directory
3 18 (14.63%) Samba
4 7 (5.69%) KVM
5 4 (3.25%) vSphere
6 3 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.44%) Apache Flume
6 3 (2.44%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.63%) iptables
8 1 (0.81%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.81%) NFS
8 1 (0.81%) XenApp
8 1 (0.81%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.81%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 41 (33.33%) Puppet
2 35 (28.46%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (19.51%) Ansible
4 13 (10.57%) Vagrant
5 8 (6.50%) Nagios
6 5 (4.07%) Red Hat Satellite
7 4 (3.25%) Salt
8 3 (2.44%) logstash
8 3 (2.44%) Graylog
8 3 (2.44%) CFEngine
9 2 (1.63%) BladeLogic
9 2 (1.63%) ZABBIX
9 2 (1.63%) Cacti
9 2 (1.63%) Plesk
9 2 (1.63%) Unicenter
9 2 (1.63%) Tivoli
9 2 (1.63%) cPanel
9 2 (1.63%) Webmin
10 1 (0.81%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.81%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 43 (34.96%) Red Hat
2 30 (24.39%) VMware
3 28 (22.76%) Oracle
4 24 (19.51%) Cisco
5 20 (16.26%) Sun
6 8 (6.50%) HP
7 5 (4.07%) NetApp
8 4 (3.25%) Juniper
8 4 (3.25%) SAP
9 3 (2.44%) Dell
9 3 (2.44%) SolarWinds
9 3 (2.44%) Rackspace
10 2 (1.63%) Citrix
10 2 (1.63%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.81%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.81%) Symantec
11 1 (0.81%) Microsoft
11 1 (0.81%) F5
11 1 (0.81%) Freescale
11 1 (0.81%) SaltStack
London
First Point IT
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
First Point IT
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Nanotek Limited
Salary: From £23,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
TFM Networks
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum Competitive package, commensurate to
Posted: 18 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ARM Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Havant
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago