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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Linux Engineer
Rank 800 829 814
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Engineer 93 48 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.045% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.086% 0.048% 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 79 45 75
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,300 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £65,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +18.18%

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
108452 100082 111127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.24% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 87684 82974 94899
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +18 91 £55,000 - 9
London +25 57 £55,000 - 7
City of London +4 17 £53,750 +13.15% 5
Yorkshire -18 15 £50,000 - 1
Leeds -24 10 £50,000 - 1
West Yorkshire -29 10 £50,000 - 1
York +7 6 £46,500 -
North Yorkshire -5 6 £45,000 -
South East -27 6 £57,500 -
Cambridgeshire -3 5 £62,500 -7.40% 1
Cambridge -4 5 £62,500 -10.71% 1
East of England -18 5 £62,500 -7.40% 1
Berkshire - 5 £60,000 -
Derbyshire - 3 £45,000 -
Reading - 3 £60,000 -
Rugby - 3 £40,000 -
Derby - 3 £45,000 -
West Midlands - 3 £40,000 -
East Midlands - 3 £45,000 -
Warwickshire - 3 £40,000 -
South Wales - 2 £36,000 -
Wales - 2 £36,000 -
Cardiff - 2 £36,000 -
Windsor - 2 £55,000 -
Oxfordshire +7 1 £55,000 -4.34%
Oxford +1 1 £55,000 -4.34%
Manchester -10 1 - -
North West -27 1 - -
South West - 1 £32,500 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -

Senior Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 183 (100.00%) Linux
2 64 (34.97%) Perl
3 62 (33.88%) Puppet
4 60 (32.79%) Red Hat
5 59 (32.24%) UNIX
6 55 (30.05%) Apache
7 53 (28.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 49 (26.78%) Tomcat
9 48 (26.23%) Java
9 48 (26.23%) TCP/IP
10 47 (25.68%) Python
11 46 (25.14%) MySQL
11 46 (25.14%) Opscode Chef
12 44 (24.04%) Bash Shell
12 44 (24.04%) DNS
13 42 (22.95%) CentOS
14 41 (22.40%) Degree
15 39 (21.31%) Ruby
15 39 (21.31%) DevOps
16 36 (19.67%) JBoss
17 35 (19.13%) Load Balancing
18 34 (18.58%) SNMP
19 33 (18.03%) C
19 33 (18.03%) Firewall
19 33 (18.03%) Ubuntu
20 28 (15.30%) SAN
21 27 (14.75%) Windows
22 26 (14.21%) Oracle
23 25 (13.66%) VMware
24 24 (13.11%) E-Commerce

Senior Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 55 (30.05%) Apache
2 49 (26.78%) Tomcat
3 11 (6.01%) Jetty
4 7 (3.83%) nginx
5 4 (2.19%) Drupal
5 4 (2.19%) Apache Solr
6 3 (1.64%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.09%) IIS
8 1 (0.55%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.55%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.55%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.55%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.55%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.55%) CloudStack
Business Applications
1 2 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.65%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.64%) SaaS
2 3 (1.64%) Joyent
3 2 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.55%) PaaS
4 1 (0.55%) AWS Data Pipeline
4 1 (0.55%) IaaS
4 1 (0.55%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 48 (26.23%) TCP/IP
2 44 (24.04%) DNS
3 34 (18.58%) SNMP
4 33 (18.03%) Firewall
5 28 (15.30%) SAN
6 23 (12.57%) SSH
7 20 (10.93%) DHCP
8 18 (9.84%) Internet
8 18 (9.84%) LDAP
9 17 (9.29%) NAS
10 15 (8.20%) VPN
10 15 (8.20%) SSL
11 12 (6.56%) HTTP
12 8 (4.37%) IPv4
13 7 (3.83%) VLAN
14 6 (3.28%) LAN
14 6 (3.28%) WAN
15 5 (2.73%) BGP
15 5 (2.73%) SMTP
15 5 (2.73%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (25.14%) MySQL
2 19 (10.38%) Hadoop
3 15 (8.20%) HBase
4 13 (7.10%) NoSQL
5 12 (6.56%) MongoDB
6 11 (6.01%) MariaDB
7 9 (4.92%) Redis
8 7 (3.83%) Big Data
9 6 (3.28%) Mahout
9 6 (3.28%) Apache Hive
9 6 (3.28%) Impala
10 5 (2.73%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (2.73%) Oracle Database
10 5 (2.73%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.55%) SQL Server
12 1 (0.55%) Amazon Redshift
12 1 (0.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.55%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.55%) Riak
Development Applications
1 14 (7.65%) Jenkins
1 14 (7.65%) Hudson
2 12 (6.56%) GCC
3 11 (6.01%) GDB
4 5 (2.73%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.19%) Mercurial
6 2 (1.09%) Subversion
General
1 24 (13.11%) Finance
2 16 (8.74%) Telecoms
3 12 (6.56%) Advertising
4 11 (6.01%) Games
5 6 (3.28%) Online Betting
5 6 (3.28%) Law
6 5 (2.73%) Electronics
7 4 (2.19%) Publishing
8 2 (1.09%) Banking
8 2 (1.09%) Marketing
8 2 (1.09%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.55%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (12.02%) LAMP
1 22 (12.02%) J2EE
2 10 (5.46%) RabbitMQ
3 9 (4.92%) SOAP
4 8 (4.37%) MSMQ
5 6 (3.28%) JSON
5 6 (3.28%) CSS
5 6 (3.28%) XML
6 3 (1.64%) OpenGL
6 3 (1.64%) .NET
6 3 (1.64%) Direct3D
7 2 (1.09%) FreeSWITCH
7 2 (1.09%) Middleware
8 1 (0.55%) Web Services
8 1 (0.55%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.38%) Embedded Systems
2 17 (9.29%) Enterprise Storage
3 16 (8.74%) Computer Science
4 14 (7.65%) Clustering
4 14 (7.65%) Open Source
5 11 (6.01%) Device Driver
6 9 (4.92%) Online Games
7 7 (3.83%) Social Media
8 5 (2.73%) Firmware
8 5 (2.73%) CCTV
8 5 (2.73%) Digital Media
9 3 (1.64%) Streaming Video
9 3 (1.64%) 3D Graphics
9 3 (1.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 3 (1.64%) Visualisation
10 2 (1.09%) DTV
11 1 (0.55%) Replication
11 1 (0.55%) Handset
11 1 (0.55%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 183 (100.00%) Linux
2 59 (32.24%) UNIX
3 53 (28.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 42 (22.95%) CentOS
5 33 (18.03%) Ubuntu
6 27 (14.75%) Windows
7 20 (10.93%) Embedded Linux
8 15 (8.20%) Solaris
9 12 (6.56%) Debian
10 6 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (1.64%) AIX
12 2 (1.09%) VMS
12 2 (1.09%) HPUX
12 2 (1.09%) SUSE
13 1 (0.55%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.55%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.55%) Android
13 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (21.31%) DevOps
2 35 (19.13%) Load Balancing
3 24 (13.11%) E-Commerce
4 20 (10.93%) Software Engineering
5 14 (7.65%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (7.10%) Configuration Management
7 12 (6.56%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (6.01%) ITIL
9 10 (5.46%) Software Architecture
10 9 (4.92%) Build Automation
11 8 (4.37%) Service Delivery
11 8 (4.37%) Scrum
11 8 (4.37%) B2C
12 7 (3.83%) Capacity Planning
13 6 (3.28%) MapReduce
13 6 (3.28%) Load Testing
13 6 (3.28%) TDD
14 5 (2.73%) Release Management
15 4 (2.19%) Network Management
15 4 (2.19%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (34.97%) Perl
2 48 (26.23%) Java
3 47 (25.68%) Python
4 44 (24.04%) Bash Shell
5 39 (21.31%) Ruby
6 33 (18.03%) C
7 22 (12.02%) SQL
8 21 (11.48%) C++
9 14 (7.65%) Shell Script
10 10 (5.46%) Embedded C
10 10 (5.46%) Embedded C++
11 9 (4.92%) PHP
11 9 (4.92%) AWK
11 9 (4.92%) sed
12 6 (3.28%) PowerShell
12 6 (3.28%) JavaScript
13 4 (2.19%) Assembly Language
14 3 (1.64%) C#
15 1 (0.55%) Korn
Qualifications
1 41 (22.40%) Degree
2 12 (6.56%) RHCE
3 2 (1.09%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.55%) PhD
4 1 (0.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.83%) QA
2 3 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.09%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.09%) JTAG
4 1 (0.55%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 20 (10.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (4.92%) Postfix
3 8 (4.37%) NFS
4 6 (3.28%) Active Directory
5 5 (2.73%) Hyper-V
5 5 (2.73%) Varnish
6 4 (2.19%) VirtualBox
7 3 (1.64%) Xen
7 3 (1.64%) vSphere
8 2 (1.09%) Kamailio
8 2 (1.09%) Dovecot
8 2 (1.09%) KVM
8 2 (1.09%) Samba
9 1 (0.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.55%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 62 (33.88%) Puppet
2 46 (25.14%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (10.38%) Nagios
4 10 (5.46%) Opsview
5 9 (4.92%) SCOM
6 8 (4.37%) CFEngine
7 5 (2.73%) Zenoss
7 5 (2.73%) Red Hat Satellite
7 5 (2.73%) Vagrant
8 4 (2.19%) Capistrano
8 4 (2.19%) ZABBIX
9 3 (1.64%) OpenView
9 3 (1.64%) Munin
10 2 (1.09%) YUM
10 2 (1.09%) Cacti
11 1 (0.55%) BladeLogic
11 1 (0.55%) Ganglia
11 1 (0.55%) EMC NetWorker
11 1 (0.55%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 60 (32.79%) Red Hat
2 36 (19.67%) JBoss
3 26 (14.21%) Oracle
4 25 (13.66%) VMware
5 14 (7.65%) Cisco
6 13 (7.10%) HP
7 8 (4.37%) NetApp
7 8 (4.37%) EMC
8 6 (3.28%) Cloudera
9 4 (2.19%) Vignette
9 4 (2.19%) Sun
9 4 (2.19%) Remedy
9 4 (2.19%) Open Text
10 3 (1.64%) Microsoft
10 3 (1.64%) Dell
10 3 (1.64%) SolarWinds
10 3 (1.64%) Rackspace
11 2 (1.09%) Freescale
11 2 (1.09%) Splunk
11 2 (1.09%) IBM
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