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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Linux Engineer
Rank 837 804 843
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Engineer 60 86 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.079% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.083% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 49 69 39
Average salary £52,500 £57,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.69% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £47,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £68,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £54,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +8.00%

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
106025 103677 110089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.67% 94.68% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88349 84138 94850
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 £26,500 £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 19 December 2014 within the UK.

Senior Linux Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Linux Engineer
Top 23 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 19 December 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
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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 -34 54 £55,000 -4.34% 2
London 0 29 £60,000 +4.34% 1
City of London +22 13 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Yorkshire -23 9 £55,000 +57.14%
South East +1 8 £52,500 -10.63% 1
South Wales - 6 £37,250 -
Wales - 6 £37,250 -
West Yorkshire - 6 £55,000 -
Leeds - 6 £55,000 -
Berkshire +1 5 £52,500 +5.00%
Cambridge -1 5 £70,000 +47.36%
Cambridgeshire -7 5 £70,000 +47.36%
East of England -21 5 £70,000 +47.36%
Slough -14 4 £52,500 +5.00%
York +7 3 - -
North Yorkshire 0 3 - -
North West -4 3 £40,000 -20.00%
Surrey -5 3 £47,500 -12.84% 1
Manchester -12 3 £40,000 -20.00%
Newport - 3 £38,500 -
Cardiff - 3 £36,000 -
Guildford - 3 £47,500 - 1
Windsor - 2 £52,500 -

Senior Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 154 (100.00%) Linux
2 55 (35.71%) Apache
3 54 (35.06%) Red Hat
4 41 (26.62%) UNIX
5 39 (25.32%) DevOps
5 39 (25.32%) MySQL
5 39 (25.32%) Puppet
5 39 (25.32%) Opscode Chef
6 38 (24.68%) Perl
7 34 (22.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 33 (21.43%) CentOS
9 32 (20.78%) DNS
9 32 (20.78%) VMware
10 31 (20.13%) TCP/IP
10 31 (20.13%) Tomcat
11 29 (18.83%) Java
11 29 (18.83%) Windows
12 27 (17.53%) Bash Shell
13 26 (16.88%) Python
13 26 (16.88%) Ubuntu
14 25 (16.23%) Agile Software Development
14 25 (16.23%) Firewall
14 25 (16.23%) VMware Infrastructure
15 22 (14.29%) Load Balancing
16 21 (13.64%) E-Commerce
16 21 (13.64%) JBoss
17 20 (12.99%) Embedded Systems
17 20 (12.99%) Finance
17 20 (12.99%) Debian
17 20 (12.99%) Ruby

Senior Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (35.71%) Apache
2 31 (20.13%) Tomcat
3 21 (13.64%) JBoss
4 14 (9.09%) IIS
4 14 (9.09%) nginx
5 3 (1.95%) OpenStack
5 3 (1.95%) Jetty
6 2 (1.30%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.30%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.65%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.65%) CMS
7 1 (0.65%) Drupal
7 1 (0.65%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.65%) WordPress
7 1 (0.65%) CloudStack
Applications
1 5 (3.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.19%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (2.60%) PaaS
2 4 (2.60%) IaaS
3 1 (0.65%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (0.65%) AWS Data Pipeline
3 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (20.78%) DNS
2 31 (20.13%) TCP/IP
3 25 (16.23%) Firewall
4 19 (12.34%) SNMP
5 18 (11.69%) SAN
5 18 (11.69%) SSH
6 11 (7.14%) HTTP
6 11 (7.14%) DHCP
6 11 (7.14%) LDAP
7 9 (5.84%) SSL
8 6 (3.90%) VPN
9 5 (3.25%) FTP
9 5 (3.25%) IPv4
9 5 (3.25%) VLAN
10 4 (2.60%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (2.60%) NAS
10 4 (2.60%) HTTPS
10 4 (2.60%) Internet
11 3 (1.95%) DAB
12 2 (1.30%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (25.32%) MySQL
2 9 (5.84%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.84%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (4.55%) NoSQL
4 6 (3.90%) MongoDB
4 6 (3.90%) Redis
4 6 (3.90%) MariaDB
5 5 (3.25%) Hadoop
6 4 (2.60%) HBase
7 2 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.30%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.65%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.65%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.65%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (8.44%) GCC
2 9 (5.84%) Jenkins
3 6 (3.90%) GDB
4 5 (3.25%) Hudson
4 5 (3.25%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.60%) Mercurial
5 4 (2.60%) Bazaar
6 1 (0.65%) Subversion
6 1 (0.65%) JIRA
General
1 20 (12.99%) Finance
2 8 (5.19%) Law
3 7 (4.55%) Advertising
4 5 (3.25%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.95%) Games
6 2 (1.30%) Marketing
6 2 (1.30%) Electronics
6 2 (1.30%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.65%) German Language
7 1 (0.65%) Welsh Language
7 1 (0.65%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (11.69%) LAMP
2 8 (5.19%) J2EE
3 6 (3.90%) RabbitMQ
4 5 (3.25%) MSMQ
4 5 (3.25%) ActiveMQ
5 4 (2.60%) JSON
5 4 (2.60%) CSS
5 4 (2.60%) SOAP
5 4 (2.60%) Web Services
5 4 (2.60%) XML
6 3 (1.95%) OpenGL
6 3 (1.95%) Direct3D
6 3 (1.95%) .NET
7 1 (0.65%) Middleware
7 1 (0.65%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.99%) Embedded Systems
2 13 (8.44%) Clustering
3 12 (7.79%) Device Driver
4 11 (7.14%) Computer Science
5 7 (4.55%) Algorithms
6 5 (3.25%) Enterprise Storage
6 5 (3.25%) Replication
7 4 (2.60%) Open Source
8 3 (1.95%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.95%) 3D Graphics
8 3 (1.95%) Streaming Video
8 3 (1.95%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 3 (1.95%) PKI
9 2 (1.30%) DTV
9 2 (1.30%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.30%) EMC Centera
10 1 (0.65%) Online Games
10 1 (0.65%) Social Media
10 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.65%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 154 (100.00%) Linux
2 41 (26.62%) UNIX
3 34 (22.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 33 (21.43%) CentOS
5 29 (18.83%) Windows
6 26 (16.88%) Ubuntu
7 20 (12.99%) Debian
8 15 (9.74%) Embedded Linux
9 14 (9.09%) Solaris
10 8 (5.19%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (4.55%) AIX
12 3 (1.95%) HPUX
12 3 (1.95%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (1.30%) Fedora
13 2 (1.30%) VMS
13 2 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (25.32%) DevOps
2 25 (16.23%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 21 (13.64%) E-Commerce
5 17 (11.04%) Service Delivery
6 13 (8.44%) B2C
7 11 (7.14%) Configuration Management
7 11 (7.14%) Software Engineering
8 9 (5.84%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
9 7 (4.55%) Penetration Testing
10 6 (3.90%) Memory Management
11 4 (2.60%) Network Management
11 4 (2.60%) Business Development
11 4 (2.60%) Software Architecture
11 4 (2.60%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (2.60%) Change Control
11 4 (2.60%) Build Automation
12 3 (1.95%) Performance Tuning
12 3 (1.95%) Resilience Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (24.68%) Perl
2 29 (18.83%) Java
3 27 (17.53%) Bash Shell
4 26 (16.88%) Python
5 20 (12.99%) Ruby
6 19 (12.34%) C
7 18 (11.69%) SQL
8 14 (9.09%) C++
9 12 (7.79%) Shell Script
10 6 (3.90%) Assembly Language
10 6 (3.90%) PowerShell
11 5 (3.25%) Embedded C
11 5 (3.25%) Embedded C++
12 4 (2.60%) Lisp
12 4 (2.60%) AWK
12 4 (2.60%) PHP
12 4 (2.60%) JavaScript
12 4 (2.60%) Scala
12 4 (2.60%) Haskell
12 4 (2.60%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 13 (8.44%) Degree
2 9 (5.84%) RHCE
3 5 (3.25%) RHCA
4 3 (1.95%) MCITP
4 3 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.30%) RHCSA
6 1 (0.65%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.30%) SLA
2 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.65%) QA
2 1 (0.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (16.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (5.84%) Hyper-V
3 8 (5.19%) KVM
4 5 (3.25%) LXC
4 5 (3.25%) Active Directory
4 5 (3.25%) vSphere
5 4 (2.60%) XenServer
5 4 (2.60%) Apache Flume
5 4 (2.60%) NFS
5 4 (2.60%) Xen
6 3 (1.95%) Firmware
6 3 (1.95%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.30%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 2 (1.30%) Samba
7 2 (1.30%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.30%) Postfix
7 2 (1.30%) Docker
7 2 (1.30%) RHEV
8 1 (0.65%) Dovecot
8 1 (0.65%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 39 (25.32%) Opscode Chef
1 39 (25.32%) Puppet
2 16 (10.39%) Nagios
3 8 (5.19%) SCOM
4 5 (3.25%) Ansible
4 5 (3.25%) Red Hat Satellite
5 4 (2.60%) CFEngine
5 4 (2.60%) logstash
5 4 (2.60%) Graylog2
5 4 (2.60%) Opsview
5 4 (2.60%) cPanel
5 4 (2.60%) Webmin
5 4 (2.60%) Graphite
5 4 (2.60%) Plesk
5 4 (2.60%) yum
6 2 (1.30%) Cacti
6 2 (1.30%) BladeLogic
6 2 (1.30%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (1.30%) Zenoss
7 1 (0.65%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 54 (35.06%) Red Hat
2 32 (20.78%) VMware
3 16 (10.39%) Oracle
4 10 (6.49%) Cisco
5 9 (5.84%) HP
6 6 (3.90%) Dell
7 5 (3.25%) Microsoft
7 5 (3.25%) Sun
7 5 (3.25%) Rackspace
7 5 (3.25%) Remedy
8 4 (2.60%) SolarWinds
8 4 (2.60%) EMC
9 3 (1.95%) 3PAR
10 2 (1.30%) Splunk
10 2 (1.30%) BMC
10 2 (1.30%) Veritas
10 2 (1.30%) IBM
10 2 (1.30%) SAP
10 2 (1.30%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.65%) SaltStack
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