The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Senior Linux Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Linux Engineer
Rank 783 839 801
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -38
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Engineer 132 117 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.11% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 113 97 148
Median salary £57,500 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £44,600 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £67,400
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +22.22%

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
92774 105028 112463
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.19% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 78073 87099 90668
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Senior Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Senior Linux Engineer in the job title.

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 27 August 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Linux Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +71 128 £58,500 -2.50% 17
London +44 55 £65,000 - 9
South East +26 41 £55,000 -8.33% 4
Surrey +47 22 £55,000 +22.22% 3
East of England +25 18 £50,000 +13.63% 2
Hertfordshire - 9 £50,000 -
West Midlands 0 8 £48,000 -4.00%
Berkshire +12 7 £65,000 -
Hampshire +2 7 £50,000 -14.89% 1
City of London +62 6 £68,750 +12.24% 3
Woking - 6 £51,250 - 1
Cambridge -1 4 £47,500 +9.82% 2
Cambridgeshire -4 4 £47,500 +7.95% 2
Yorkshire - 4 £45,500 - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 4 £50,000 -
Bracknell - 4 - -
East Sussex +9 3 £60,000 -
South Wales +8 3 £37,500 -6.25%
Reading +5 3 £65,000 +8.33%
Brighton +5 3 £60,000 -
Wales +3 3 £37,500 -6.25%
Bedfordshire - 3 £58,500 -
Basingstoke - 3 £90,000 -
Southampton - 3 £50,000 - 1
Borehamwood - 3 £45,000 -
Warwickshire - 3 - -
Worcestershire - 3 £48,000 -
Cardiff - 3 £37,500 -
Warwick - 3 - -
Malvern - 3 £48,000 -

Senior Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, Senior Linux Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Senior Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 249 (100.00%) Linux
2 117 (46.99%) DevOps
3 113 (45.38%) Puppet
4 112 (44.98%) Python
5 111 (44.58%) VMware
6 107 (42.97%) Red Hat
7 81 (32.53%) Perl
8 77 (30.92%) Opscode Chef
9 75 (30.12%) Apache
10 73 (29.32%) VMware Infrastructure
11 69 (27.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 69 (27.71%) Ansible
12 68 (27.31%) Windows
13 67 (26.91%) Unix
14 64 (25.70%) Amazon AWS
15 61 (24.50%) Bash Shell
16 60 (24.10%) CentOS
17 58 (23.29%) MySQL
18 54 (21.69%) DNS
19 51 (20.48%) Cisco
20 50 (20.08%) Java
21 49 (19.68%) Configuration Management
22 48 (19.28%) Tomcat
23 44 (17.67%) Finance
23 44 (17.67%) Jenkins
24 43 (17.27%) Docker
25 42 (16.87%) LAMP
25 42 (16.87%) Agile Software Development
25 42 (16.87%) Continuous Integration
25 42 (16.87%) Nagios

Senior Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 75 (30.12%) Apache
2 48 (19.28%) Tomcat
3 26 (10.44%) JBoss
4 17 (6.83%) WebLogic
5 16 (6.43%) Elasticsearch
5 16 (6.43%) nginx
6 7 (2.81%) IIS
7 5 (2.01%) Apache Spark
7 5 (2.01%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.61%) WebLogic Portal
9 3 (1.20%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.80%) Drupal
10 2 (0.80%) Lightstreamer
10 2 (0.80%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.80%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.40%) Jetty
11 1 (0.40%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (0.40%) Resin
Applications
1 13 (5.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 64 (25.70%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (12.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (8.43%) SaaS
4 11 (4.42%) IaaS
5 8 (3.21%) PaaS
6 7 (2.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 3 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (1.20%) IBM Cloud
7 3 (1.20%) SoftLayer
8 2 (0.80%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.80%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.80%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.40%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.40%) Office 365
9 1 (0.40%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.40%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 54 (21.69%) DNS
2 40 (16.06%) SAN
3 34 (13.65%) Firewall
4 22 (8.84%) TCP/IP
4 22 (8.84%) VLAN
5 14 (5.62%) LDAP
5 14 (5.62%) VPN
6 13 (5.22%) SSH
7 12 (4.82%) Cisco Nexus
7 12 (4.82%) NAS
7 12 (4.82%) VoIP
8 10 (4.02%) HTTP
9 8 (3.21%) Internet
9 8 (3.21%) Network Security
9 8 (3.21%) Wireshark
10 6 (2.41%) DHCP
10 6 (2.41%) LAN
10 6 (2.41%) SNMP
10 6 (2.41%) WAN
11 5 (2.01%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (23.29%) MySQL
2 14 (5.62%) Redis
3 13 (5.22%) MariaDB
3 13 (5.22%) NoSQL
4 12 (4.82%) MongoDB
5 11 (4.42%) Hadoop
5 11 (4.42%) SQL Server
6 8 (3.21%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (2.41%) Big Data
8 5 (2.01%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (2.01%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.61%) CouchDB
9 4 (1.61%) Riak
10 3 (1.20%) Aerospike
10 3 (1.20%) Firebird
11 2 (0.80%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.40%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 44 (17.67%) Jenkins
2 20 (8.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 19 (7.63%) Git (software)
4 12 (4.82%) JIRA
4 12 (4.82%) Vagrant
5 9 (3.61%) Subversion
6 8 (3.21%) TeamCity
7 7 (2.81%) Sonatype Nexus
8 5 (2.01%) Maven
9 2 (0.80%) Ant
9 2 (0.80%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.80%) MSI
9 2 (0.80%) NuGet
9 2 (0.80%) RSpec
10 1 (0.40%) CppUnit
10 1 (0.40%) GCC
10 1 (0.40%) GoogleTest
10 1 (0.40%) Gradle
General
1 44 (17.67%) Finance
2 26 (10.44%) Law
3 19 (7.63%) Banking
4 12 (4.82%) Manufacturing
4 12 (4.82%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.21%) Games
6 6 (2.41%) Publishing
7 4 (1.61%) Back Office
7 4 (1.61%) Retail
8 3 (1.20%) Electronics
8 3 (1.20%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.40%) Front Office
9 1 (0.40%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (16.87%) LAMP
2 17 (6.83%) Web Services
3 12 (4.82%) RabbitMQ
4 9 (3.61%) Middleware
5 8 (3.21%) J2EE
6 7 (2.81%) ActiveMQ
6 7 (2.81%) CSS
7 6 (2.41%) JSON
7 6 (2.41%) XML
8 5 (2.01%) ELK Stack
9 4 (1.61%) JMS
9 4 (1.61%) LAPP Stack
10 3 (1.20%) FIX Protocol
10 3 (1.20%) Java EE
10 3 (1.20%) MSMQ
10 3 (1.20%) Node.js
11 2 (0.80%) Kafka
11 2 (0.80%) MCollective
12 1 (0.40%) HTML
12 1 (0.40%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.63%) Clustering
2 12 (4.82%) EMC VNX
2 12 (4.82%) Fintech
3 10 (4.02%) Artificial Intelligence
3 10 (4.02%) Data Centre
3 10 (4.02%) PKI
4 9 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.61%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (2.01%) Cloud Native
5 5 (2.01%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.01%) Contactless
5 5 (2.01%) Hedge funds
5 5 (2.01%) NHS
5 5 (2.01%) User Experience
6 4 (1.61%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.61%) Enterprise Storage
6 4 (1.61%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.20%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.20%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 249 (100.00%) Linux
2 69 (27.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 68 (27.31%) Windows
4 67 (26.91%) Unix
5 60 (24.10%) CentOS
6 35 (14.06%) Ubuntu
7 31 (12.45%) Solaris
8 28 (11.24%) Windows Server
9 21 (8.43%) Debian
10 12 (4.82%) Mac OS X
11 10 (4.02%) AIX
12 9 (3.61%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (3.61%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (2.81%) Oracle Linux
14 6 (2.41%) SUSE
15 4 (1.61%) Android
15 4 (1.61%) Embedded Linux
15 4 (1.61%) Fedora
16 2 (0.80%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 2 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (46.99%) DevOps
2 49 (19.68%) Configuration Management
3 42 (16.87%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (16.87%) Continuous Integration
4 36 (14.46%) ITIL
5 28 (11.24%) High Availability
6 24 (9.64%) Load Balancing
6 24 (9.64%) Scrum
7 21 (8.43%) Open Source
8 16 (6.43%) E-Commerce
8 16 (6.43%) Virtual Environments
9 15 (6.02%) Microservices
9 15 (6.02%) Service Management
10 14 (5.62%) Performance Tuning
10 14 (5.62%) Software Engineering
11 13 (5.22%) Mentoring
11 13 (5.22%) Web Operations
12 11 (4.42%) Network Design
12 11 (4.42%) Workflow
13 10 (4.02%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 112 (44.98%) Python
2 81 (32.53%) Perl
3 61 (24.50%) Bash Shell
4 50 (20.08%) Java
5 37 (14.86%) Ruby
6 32 (12.85%) SQL
7 31 (12.45%) PowerShell
8 30 (12.05%) PHP
9 24 (9.64%) Shell Script
10 18 (7.23%) C++
11 11 (4.42%) JavaScript
12 8 (3.21%) C
12 8 (3.21%) Korn
13 5 (2.01%) C-shell
14 4 (1.61%) Bourne shell
14 4 (1.61%) C#
Qualifications
1 24 (9.64%) Degree
2 21 (8.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 19 (7.63%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (5.62%) CCNA
4 14 (5.62%) CCNP
4 14 (5.62%) RHCE
5 11 (4.42%) RHCSA
6 10 (4.02%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (3.21%) Security Cleared
8 5 (2.01%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (2.01%) CTC Cleared
8 5 (2.01%) SC Cleared
9 4 (1.61%) RHCA
10 3 (1.20%) CCIE
10 3 (1.20%) MCITP
10 3 (1.20%) MCSE
11 1 (0.40%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.61%) PCI DSS
2 6 (2.41%) QA
2 6 (2.41%) SLA
3 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 73 (29.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (17.27%) Docker
3 23 (9.24%) vSphere
4 19 (7.63%) Hyper-V
5 17 (6.83%) Active Directory
5 17 (6.83%) VMware ESX
6 14 (5.62%) iptables
7 13 (5.22%) KVM
8 11 (4.42%) Oracle RAC
8 11 (4.42%) Virtual Servers
8 11 (4.42%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (2.41%) LXC
9 6 (2.41%) Xen
10 5 (2.01%) NFS
11 3 (1.20%) Corosync
11 3 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (0.80%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 2 (0.80%) Firmware
12 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.80%) Squid
Systems Management
1 113 (45.38%) Puppet
2 77 (30.92%) Opscode Chef
3 69 (27.71%) Ansible
4 42 (16.87%) Nagios
5 13 (5.22%) Kubernetes
6 11 (4.42%) BMC PATROL
6 11 (4.42%) HAProxy
7 9 (3.61%) ZABBIX
8 8 (3.21%) Backup Exec
8 8 (3.21%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 8 (3.21%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 8 (3.21%) vMotion
9 7 (2.81%) Cacti
10 6 (2.41%) Graphite
11 4 (1.61%) Cobbler
11 4 (1.61%) Icinga
11 4 (1.61%) Oracle ZFS
11 4 (1.61%) Salt
11 4 (1.61%) SCOM
11 4 (1.61%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 111 (44.58%) VMware
2 107 (42.97%) Red Hat
3 51 (20.48%) Cisco
4 40 (16.06%) Oracle
5 36 (14.46%) HP
6 26 (10.44%) Microsoft
7 23 (9.24%) EMC
8 18 (7.23%) Rackspace
9 14 (5.62%) NetApp
10 11 (4.42%) BMC
11 8 (3.21%) 3PAR
11 8 (3.21%) Symantec
11 8 (3.21%) Veeam
12 7 (2.81%) Juniper
13 6 (2.41%) IBM
13 6 (2.41%) Percona
14 5 (2.01%) Citrix
14 5 (2.01%) Google
15 4 (1.61%) Fiorano
15 4 (1.61%) Sun
UK
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £60000 - £70000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + equity
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £60000 - £80000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £75000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £65,000 to £80,000 + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
London
iKas International
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Surrey
SFW Ltd
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £95k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Woking, Surrey
360 Resourcing
Salary: Up to £55,000 per year
Posted: 26 days ago