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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Linux Engineer
Rank 850 811 837
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Engineer 48 116 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.099% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.10% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 44 92 40
Average salary £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £41,500 £47,250
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £63,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £49,750 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+15.57% -23.46%

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
103108 110561 102421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.31% 94.50% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85312 90184 84719
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 £67,500 £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 3 August 2015 within the UK.

Senior Linux Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Linux Engineer
Top 21 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 3 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
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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 -47 46 £60,000 +9.09% 11
London -18 26 £62,500 +13.63% 7
South East 0 7 £60,000 +9.09%
South West -3 7 £55,000 -12.00%
Surrey +11 4 £60,000 +20.00%
Wiltshire -2 4 £51,250 -18.00%
Redhill - 4 £60,000 -
Swindon - 4 £51,250 -
Manchester +8 3 £35,000 - 1
North West +1 3 £35,000 - 1
Gloucestershire - 3 £55,000 -
Berkshire +8 2 £61,250 +2.08%
West Midlands -9 2 - -
Gloucester - 2 £55,000 -
Cambridge +16 1 £60,000 -14.28% 2
East of England +12 1 £60,000 -2.04% 2
Hampshire +12 1 £60,000 -4.00%
Cambridgeshire +8 1 £60,000 -14.28% 2
Reading -6 1 £57,500 -4.16%
Andover - 1 £60,000 -
Stockport - 1 £35,000 -

Senior Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 116 (100.00%) Linux
2 50 (43.10%) Puppet
3 45 (38.79%) Red Hat
4 44 (37.93%) DevOps
5 39 (33.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 35 (30.17%) Python
7 34 (29.31%) Perl
8 31 (26.72%) Java
9 30 (25.86%) VMware
9 30 (25.86%) Opscode Chef
10 29 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
10 29 (25.00%) Windows
11 28 (24.14%) UNIX
11 28 (24.14%) Apache
12 27 (23.28%) Solaris
12 27 (23.28%) TCP/IP
12 27 (23.28%) Jenkins
13 24 (20.69%) Cisco
13 24 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
14 23 (19.83%) RHCE
14 23 (19.83%) Ansible
15 22 (18.97%) VMware Infrastructure
16 21 (18.10%) Oracle
17 20 (17.24%) Ruby
18 19 (16.38%) SC Cleared
18 19 (16.38%) Security Cleared
18 19 (16.38%) Configuration Management
19 18 (15.52%) Law
20 17 (14.66%) Finance
21 16 (13.79%) nginx

Senior Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 28 (24.14%) Apache
2 16 (13.79%) nginx
3 10 (8.62%) Tomcat
4 6 (5.17%) JBoss
5 3 (2.59%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.72%) Jetty
6 2 (1.72%) IIS
6 2 (1.72%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.86%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.86%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.86%) WordPress
7 1 (0.86%) Confluence
7 1 (0.86%) Node.js
7 1 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 6 (5.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.86%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (12.93%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.59%) SaaS
3 3 (2.59%) PaaS
4 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.72%) IaaS
4 2 (1.72%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.86%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 27 (23.28%) TCP/IP
2 15 (12.93%) Firewall
3 11 (9.48%) DNS
4 9 (7.76%) SAN
5 8 (6.90%) LDAP
6 7 (6.03%) Internet
6 7 (6.03%) NAS
7 6 (5.17%) BGP
8 5 (4.31%) OSPF
8 5 (4.31%) VPN
8 5 (4.31%) HTTP
9 3 (2.59%) SMTP
10 2 (1.72%) DHCP
10 2 (1.72%) DAB
10 2 (1.72%) BIG-IP
10 2 (1.72%) WAN
10 2 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.86%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (0.86%) NetScaler
11 1 (0.86%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.93%) MySQL
2 9 (7.76%) MongoDB
3 4 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.59%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.86%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.86%) Redis
5 1 (0.86%) Big Data
5 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.86%) Couchbase
5 1 (0.86%) MariaDB
5 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (23.28%) Jenkins
2 8 (6.90%) TeamCity
3 5 (4.31%) Maven
3 5 (4.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (2.59%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.86%) Gerrit
5 1 (0.86%) JIRA
General
1 18 (15.52%) Law
2 17 (14.66%) Finance
3 8 (6.90%) Telecoms
4 6 (5.17%) Electronics
4 6 (5.17%) Manufacturing
4 6 (5.17%) Marketing
5 4 (3.45%) Games
6 3 (2.59%) Retail
7 1 (0.86%) Advertising
7 1 (0.86%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.34%) Servlets
2 9 (7.76%) Web Services
3 4 (3.45%) XML
4 3 (2.59%) .NET
4 3 (2.59%) JSON
4 3 (2.59%) Memcached
4 3 (2.59%) CSS
5 2 (1.72%) J2EE
6 1 (0.86%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.86%) Middleware
6 1 (0.86%) LAMP
6 1 (0.86%) Java EE
6 1 (0.86%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.86%) Alternative PHP Cache
6 1 (0.86%) Apache Thrift
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.17%) Hedge funds
2 6 (5.17%) DTV
3 5 (4.31%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.59%) PKI
4 3 (2.59%) Clustering
5 2 (1.72%) Device Driver
5 2 (1.72%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (1.72%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.86%) Xbox
6 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.86%) Eurex
6 1 (0.86%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.86%) PlayStation
6 1 (0.86%) Wiki
6 1 (0.86%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.86%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 116 (100.00%) Linux
2 39 (33.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 29 (25.00%) Windows
4 28 (24.14%) UNIX
5 27 (23.28%) Solaris
6 14 (12.07%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (12.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (12.07%) Ubuntu
7 13 (11.21%) CentOS
8 5 (4.31%) Debian
8 5 (4.31%) Amazon Linux
9 2 (1.72%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.86%) Fedora
10 1 (0.86%) Scientific Linux
10 1 (0.86%) SUSE
10 1 (0.86%) VMS
10 1 (0.86%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (37.93%) DevOps
2 29 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 24 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (16.38%) Configuration Management
5 13 (11.21%) E-Commerce
5 13 (11.21%) Performance Tuning
6 12 (10.34%) Automated Testing
6 12 (10.34%) Unit Testing
7 9 (7.76%) Software Engineering
7 9 (7.76%) Service Delivery
8 8 (6.90%) Project Management
9 6 (5.17%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (5.17%) ITIL
9 6 (5.17%) Programme Management
9 6 (5.17%) Change Control
9 6 (5.17%) Digital Marketing
10 5 (4.31%) Low Latency
10 5 (4.31%) Network Design
11 4 (3.45%) Load Balancing
11 4 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 35 (30.17%) Python
2 34 (29.31%) Perl
3 31 (26.72%) Java
4 20 (17.24%) Ruby
5 14 (12.07%) Bash Shell
6 10 (8.62%) C++
7 9 (7.76%) PHP
8 8 (6.90%) C
9 6 (5.17%) SQL
9 6 (5.17%) Shell Script
10 5 (4.31%) Embedded C++
11 4 (3.45%) PowerShell
11 4 (3.45%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.86%) VBScript
12 1 (0.86%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.86%) Go
Qualifications
1 23 (19.83%) RHCE
2 19 (16.38%) SC Cleared
2 19 (16.38%) Security Cleared
3 14 (12.07%) DV Cleared
4 5 (4.31%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (3.45%) CCNP
5 4 (3.45%) Degree
6 1 (0.86%) NCDA
6 1 (0.86%) RHCSA
6 1 (0.86%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.48%) PCI DSS
2 7 (6.03%) QA
3 6 (5.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (3.45%) ISO 9001
5 3 (2.59%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (18.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (12.07%) Active Directory
2 14 (12.07%) Samba
3 7 (6.03%) KVM
4 3 (2.59%) vSphere
5 2 (1.72%) Xen
5 2 (1.72%) iptables
6 1 (0.86%) NFS
6 1 (0.86%) Ceph
6 1 (0.86%) GlusterFS
6 1 (0.86%) XenApp
6 1 (0.86%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.86%) Varnish
6 1 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.86%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.86%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 50 (43.10%) Puppet
2 30 (25.86%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (19.83%) Ansible
4 12 (10.34%) Vagrant
5 10 (8.62%) Nagios
6 5 (4.31%) HP Data Protector
7 3 (2.59%) Salt
8 2 (1.72%) logstash
8 2 (1.72%) ZABBIX
8 2 (1.72%) Cacti
8 2 (1.72%) Unicenter
8 2 (1.72%) Tivoli
8 2 (1.72%) BladeLogic
8 2 (1.72%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (0.86%) Cobbler
9 1 (0.86%) SELinux
9 1 (0.86%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.86%) OpenAM
9 1 (0.86%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.86%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 45 (38.79%) Red Hat
2 30 (25.86%) VMware
3 24 (20.69%) Cisco
4 21 (18.10%) Oracle
5 15 (12.93%) Sun
6 11 (9.48%) NetApp
7 8 (6.90%) HP
8 6 (5.17%) SAP
8 6 (5.17%) Juniper
9 5 (4.31%) Rackspace
10 2 (1.72%) New Relic
10 2 (1.72%) Atlassian
10 2 (1.72%) F5
10 2 (1.72%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.72%) Citrix
11 1 (0.86%) EMC
11 1 (0.86%) Symantec
11 1 (0.86%) Dell Compellent
11 1 (0.86%) Freescale
Central London / West End
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Career Progression
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham
Experian
Salary: Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £95,000 per annum SALary is approx 60-95k base + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + 10% Bonus, Pension, Bens.
Posted: 22 days ago