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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Linux Engineer
Rank 824 790 835
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +45
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Engineer 63 104 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.097% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.10% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 56 65 29
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £38,300
10% offered a salary of more than £72,250 £70,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £54,000 £44,250
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +22.03%

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
101493 101105 101549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.81% 94.45% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 83542 81233 85841
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 £27,500 £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 2 March 2015 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 2 March 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 -18 59 £55,000 -2.22% 14
London -30 24 £60,000 +6.66% 5
South East -6 19 £52,500 -3.66% 4
Hampshire - 9 £60,000 - 1
Andover - 8 £60,000 -
Cambridgeshire +7 5 £70,000 +7.69%
Berkshire +5 5 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Cambridge +1 5 £70,000 +7.69%
East of England -5 5 £70,000 +7.69%
Yorkshire -6 5 £50,000 +8.69% 4
City of London -11 5 £60,000 +20.00% 2
North West - 5 £50,000 -
Slough +4 4 £52,500 +5.00%
Surrey +1 4 £47,500 -13.63% 1
Wales -19 4 £38,500 -9.41%
South Wales -20 4 £38,500 -9.41%
Cheshire - 4 £50,000 -
Warrington - 4 £50,000 -
Guildford - 4 £47,500 -
Leeds - 3 £50,000 - 1
Newport - 3 £38,500 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £50,000 - 1
York +5 2 - - 2
North Yorkshire +2 2 - - 2
Windsor - 2 £52,500 -
Cardiff -20 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £50,000 - 1
Manchester - 1 £35,000 -
Oxford - 1 - - 1
Reading - 1 £65,000 - 1

Senior Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 125 (100.00%) Linux
2 53 (42.40%) Red Hat
3 47 (37.60%) Apache
4 36 (28.80%) Puppet
4 36 (28.80%) DevOps
5 34 (27.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 32 (25.60%) Windows
6 32 (25.60%) MySQL
7 31 (24.80%) Perl
8 29 (23.20%) VMware
8 29 (23.20%) Opscode Chef
9 27 (21.60%) TCP/IP
10 26 (20.80%) Java
11 25 (20.00%) UNIX
11 25 (20.00%) Python
12 23 (18.40%) Firewall
12 23 (18.40%) Bash Shell
12 23 (18.40%) VMware Infrastructure
13 22 (17.60%) Ubuntu
14 21 (16.80%) CentOS
14 21 (16.80%) Solaris
15 19 (15.20%) RHCE
15 19 (15.20%) Oracle
15 19 (15.20%) Debian
16 18 (14.40%) Tomcat
17 17 (13.60%) DNS
18 16 (12.80%) Ruby
18 16 (12.80%) Load Balancing
18 16 (12.80%) Configuration Management
18 16 (12.80%) Cisco

Senior Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 47 (37.60%) Apache
2 18 (14.40%) Tomcat
3 15 (12.00%) nginx
4 13 (10.40%) IIS
5 7 (5.60%) JBoss
6 3 (2.40%) Jetty
7 2 (1.60%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.60%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.80%) Drupal
8 1 (0.80%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.80%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.80%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.80%) CMS
8 1 (0.80%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.80%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.80%) WordPress
8 1 (0.80%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (4.80%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.20%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (4.00%) PaaS
3 4 (3.20%) IaaS
4 3 (2.40%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.80%) Google Compute Engine
5 1 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (21.60%) TCP/IP
2 23 (18.40%) Firewall
3 17 (13.60%) DNS
4 16 (12.80%) SAN
5 13 (10.40%) LDAP
6 10 (8.00%) VPN
7 6 (4.80%) HTTP
8 5 (4.00%) FTP
9 4 (3.20%) Internet
9 4 (3.20%) HTTPS
9 4 (3.20%) SSL
9 4 (3.20%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (2.40%) SSH
10 3 (2.40%) DAB
10 3 (2.40%) NAS
10 3 (2.40%) DHCP
11 2 (1.60%) SNMP
11 2 (1.60%) BGP
11 2 (1.60%) VLAN
11 2 (1.60%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (25.60%) MySQL
2 10 (8.00%) SQL Server
3 9 (7.20%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.60%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.60%) Redis
5 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.80%) MariaDB
5 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.80%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.80%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.80%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 7 (5.60%) GCC
1 7 (5.60%) Jenkins
2 5 (4.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.20%) Mercurial
3 4 (3.20%) Bazaar
4 2 (1.60%) JIRA
5 1 (0.80%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.80%) GDB
5 1 (0.80%) Gerrit
General
1 15 (12.00%) Finance
2 8 (6.40%) Law
3 5 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.60%) Retail
4 2 (1.60%) Games
5 1 (0.80%) Banking
5 1 (0.80%) Advertising
5 1 (0.80%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.00%) LAMP
2 8 (6.40%) Web Services
3 6 (4.80%) XML
3 6 (4.80%) CSS
3 6 (4.80%) JSON
4 5 (4.00%) ActiveMQ
5 3 (2.40%) J2EE
6 2 (1.60%) .NET
6 2 (1.60%) Servlets
7 1 (0.80%) MSMQ
7 1 (0.80%) OpenGL
7 1 (0.80%) FreeSWITCH
7 1 (0.80%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.80%) Direct3D
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.20%) Embedded Systems
2 11 (8.80%) Device Driver
3 10 (8.00%) Clustering
4 5 (4.00%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.20%) Open Source
5 4 (3.20%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (3.20%) Replication
6 2 (1.60%) EMC Centera
6 2 (1.60%) PKI
7 1 (0.80%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.80%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.80%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (0.80%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (0.80%) Streaming Video
7 1 (0.80%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.80%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.80%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.80%) Wiki
7 1 (0.80%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 125 (100.00%) Linux
2 34 (27.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 32 (25.60%) Windows
4 25 (20.00%) UNIX
5 22 (17.60%) Ubuntu
6 21 (16.80%) CentOS
6 21 (16.80%) Solaris
7 19 (15.20%) Debian
8 13 (10.40%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (6.40%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (5.60%) Embedded Linux
11 5 (4.00%) AIX
12 4 (3.20%) HPUX
13 3 (2.40%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (1.60%) Fedora
14 2 (1.60%) VMS
15 1 (0.80%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (28.80%) DevOps
2 16 (12.80%) Configuration Management
2 16 (12.80%) Load Balancing
3 15 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (9.60%) Service Delivery
5 9 (7.20%) Software Engineering
5 9 (7.20%) Capacity Planning
6 8 (6.40%) Memory Management
6 8 (6.40%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (5.60%) Penetration Testing
7 7 (5.60%) E-Commerce
8 5 (4.00%) B2C
8 5 (4.00%) Project Management
8 5 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (3.20%) Change Control
9 4 (3.20%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (2.40%) Resilience Testing
11 2 (1.60%) Automated Testing
11 2 (1.60%) Migration
11 2 (1.60%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 31 (24.80%) Perl
2 26 (20.80%) Java
3 25 (20.00%) Python
4 23 (18.40%) Bash Shell
5 16 (12.80%) Ruby
6 14 (11.20%) Shell Script
7 13 (10.40%) C
8 10 (8.00%) SQL
9 7 (5.60%) PHP
9 7 (5.60%) Assembly Language
9 7 (5.60%) C++
10 6 (4.80%) JavaScript
11 4 (3.20%) Lisp
11 4 (3.20%) Haskell
11 4 (3.20%) Erlang
11 4 (3.20%) OCaml
11 4 (3.20%) PowerShell
11 4 (3.20%) Scala
12 1 (0.80%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.80%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 19 (15.20%) RHCE
2 8 (6.40%) SC Cleared
2 8 (6.40%) DV Cleared
2 8 (6.40%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.80%) Degree
4 5 (4.00%) RHCA
5 3 (2.40%) MCITP
5 3 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.80%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.20%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.60%) SLA
3 1 (0.80%) QA
System Software
1 23 (18.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (8.00%) Active Directory
3 9 (7.20%) KVM
4 8 (6.40%) Samba
5 6 (4.80%) Hyper-V
6 5 (4.00%) LXC
7 4 (3.20%) Xen
7 4 (3.20%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (3.20%) Apache Flume
7 4 (3.20%) XenServer
8 3 (2.40%) vSphere
9 2 (1.60%) NFS
9 2 (1.60%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 2 (1.60%) Docker
9 2 (1.60%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.80%) Firmware
10 1 (0.80%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.80%) Postfix
10 1 (0.80%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 36 (28.80%) Puppet
2 29 (23.20%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (11.20%) Nagios
4 10 (8.00%) Ansible
5 5 (4.00%) Red Hat Satellite
6 4 (3.20%) CFEngine
6 4 (3.20%) Plesk
6 4 (3.20%) logstash
6 4 (3.20%) Graylog
6 4 (3.20%) cPanel
6 4 (3.20%) Webmin
6 4 (3.20%) Graphite
7 3 (2.40%) Vagrant
7 3 (2.40%) SCOM
8 2 (1.60%) Cacti
8 2 (1.60%) yum
8 2 (1.60%) Salt
9 1 (0.80%) OpenAM
9 1 (0.80%) Munin
9 1 (0.80%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 53 (42.40%) Red Hat
2 29 (23.20%) VMware
3 19 (15.20%) Oracle
4 16 (12.80%) Cisco
5 12 (9.60%) Sun
5 12 (9.60%) HP
6 8 (6.40%) Dell
7 5 (4.00%) SolarWinds
7 5 (4.00%) Rackspace
8 4 (3.20%) Microsoft
9 3 (2.40%) 3PAR
9 3 (2.40%) EMC
10 2 (1.60%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.80%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.80%) Remedy
11 1 (0.80%) IBM
11 1 (0.80%) Google
11 1 (0.80%) Juniper
11 1 (0.80%) BMC
11 1 (0.80%) NetApp
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 65,000 - 75,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 60,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 3 days ago
York
Eden Lea
Salary: £0 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus = pension + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Ioko
Salary: £Excellent Salary & Large Benefits Package
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading, UK or Bristol, UK
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago