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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Linux Engineer
Rank 773 842 825
Rank change year-on-year
+69 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Engineer 145 121 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.12% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 130 96 145
Median salary £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,500
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
92139 104162 110201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.23% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 77160 86775 89126
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +71 141 £56,250 -6.25% 20
London +51 57 £65,000 - 9
South East +61 52 £55,000 -4.34% 4
Surrey +45 31 £50,000 +11.11% 4
East of England +27 15 £47,500 -9.52% 4
Hampshire +17 12 £90,000 +71.42%
Woking - 10 £55,000 - 2
Hertfordshire - 8 £50,000 -
Berkshire +10 7 £65,000 +8.33%
Cambridge +2 7 £47,500 -9.52% 4
Cambridgeshire -3 7 £47,500 -9.52% 4
Basingstoke - 7 £90,000 -
Yorkshire +25 6 £52,500 +5.00% 1
West Midlands -8 5 £48,000 +7.86%
Welwyn Garden City - 5 £50,000 -
City of London +49 4 £80,000 +33.33% 2
North West +16 4 £40,000 +6.66%
Reading +13 4 £65,000 +13.04%
Manchester -6 4 £40,000 +10.34%
Malvern - 3 £48,000 -
Bracknell - 3 - -
Rochdale - 3 £40,000 -
Southampton - 3 £50,000 -
Borehamwood - 3 £45,000 -
Worcestershire - 3 £48,000 -
West Yorkshire +18 2 £52,500 +5.00%
Wales +3 2 £37,500 -6.25%
South Wales 0 2 £37,500 -6.25%
Shropshire - 2 - -
Cardiff - 2 £37,500 -

Senior Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 262 (100.00%) Linux
2 136 (51.91%) DevOps
3 119 (45.42%) Puppet
4 115 (43.89%) Python
5 105 (40.08%) VMware
6 97 (37.02%) Red Hat
7 84 (32.06%) Apache
7 84 (32.06%) Perl
8 81 (30.92%) Opscode Chef
9 78 (29.77%) Windows
10 73 (27.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 72 (27.48%) Ansible
12 71 (27.10%) Amazon AWS
13 69 (26.34%) MySQL
14 66 (25.19%) Bash Shell
15 64 (24.43%) Unix
16 63 (24.05%) VMware Infrastructure
17 57 (21.76%) CentOS
18 53 (20.23%) DNS
19 51 (19.47%) Java
20 50 (19.08%) Configuration Management
21 49 (18.70%) Tomcat
21 49 (18.70%) Jenkins
22 47 (17.94%) LAMP
22 47 (17.94%) Agile Software Development
23 46 (17.56%) Ruby
24 44 (16.79%) Oracle
25 43 (16.41%) SAN
26 41 (15.65%) Docker
27 39 (14.89%) Ubuntu

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 84 (32.06%) Apache
2 49 (18.70%) Tomcat
3 30 (11.45%) JBoss
4 26 (9.92%) nginx
5 22 (8.40%) Elasticsearch
6 17 (6.49%) WebLogic
7 6 (2.29%) IIS
8 5 (1.91%) Apache Spark
8 5 (1.91%) WebSphere
9 4 (1.53%) OpenStack
9 4 (1.53%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (0.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.76%) Drupal
10 2 (0.76%) Lightstreamer
10 2 (0.76%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.38%) CloudStack
11 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.38%) Jetty
11 1 (0.38%) Resin
11 1 (0.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (3.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 71 (27.10%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (11.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (8.40%) SaaS
4 16 (6.11%) IaaS
5 12 (4.58%) AWS CloudFormation
6 9 (3.44%) PaaS
7 7 (2.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 5 (1.91%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (1.53%) Amazon S3
9 4 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (1.53%) Heroku
9 4 (1.53%) IBM Cloud
10 3 (1.15%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (1.15%) SoftLayer
11 2 (0.76%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.38%) Bluemix
12 1 (0.38%) Office 365
12 1 (0.38%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.38%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 53 (20.23%) DNS
2 43 (16.41%) SAN
3 35 (13.36%) Firewall
4 25 (9.54%) TCP/IP
5 23 (8.78%) VLAN
6 15 (5.73%) Internet
6 15 (5.73%) VPN
7 14 (5.34%) LDAP
7 14 (5.34%) SSH
8 12 (4.58%) NAS
9 11 (4.20%) HTTP
9 11 (4.20%) Wireshark
10 9 (3.44%) VoIP
11 7 (2.67%) DHCP
11 7 (2.67%) SSL
12 5 (1.91%) IPv4
12 5 (1.91%) SNMP
12 5 (1.91%) WAN
13 4 (1.53%) IPsec
13 4 (1.53%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (26.34%) MySQL
2 18 (6.87%) Redis
3 17 (6.49%) Hadoop
3 17 (6.49%) MongoDB
4 16 (6.11%) SQL Server
5 15 (5.73%) MariaDB
6 14 (5.34%) NoSQL
7 12 (4.58%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (2.29%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (1.91%) Big Data
9 5 (1.91%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.15%) Aerospike
10 3 (1.15%) CouchDB
10 3 (1.15%) Riak
11 2 (0.76%) Firebird
11 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 49 (18.70%) Jenkins
2 22 (8.40%) Git (software)
3 21 (8.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 13 (4.96%) JIRA
5 12 (4.58%) Vagrant
6 8 (3.05%) Subversion
6 8 (3.05%) TeamCity
7 3 (1.15%) CircleCI
7 3 (1.15%) Maven
7 3 (1.15%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (0.76%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.76%) MSI
8 2 (0.76%) NuGet
8 2 (0.76%) RSpec
9 1 (0.38%) CppUnit
9 1 (0.38%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.38%) GoogleTest
9 1 (0.38%) Gradle
9 1 (0.38%) PhantomJS
9 1 (0.38%) WebDriver
General
1 32 (12.21%) Finance
2 20 (7.63%) Law
3 16 (6.11%) Banking
4 9 (3.44%) Manufacturing
4 9 (3.44%) Publishing
5 8 (3.05%) Games
6 7 (2.67%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.53%) Back Office
7 4 (1.53%) Retail
8 3 (1.15%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.76%) Electronics
10 1 (0.38%) Advertising
10 1 (0.38%) Legal
10 1 (0.38%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (17.94%) LAMP
2 19 (7.25%) Web Services
3 12 (4.58%) RabbitMQ
4 11 (4.20%) ActiveMQ
5 10 (3.82%) Middleware
6 8 (3.05%) J2EE
6 8 (3.05%) LAPP Stack
7 7 (2.67%) CSS
7 7 (2.67%) Java EE
8 6 (2.29%) JSON
8 6 (2.29%) Node.js
8 6 (2.29%) XML
9 5 (1.91%) ELK Stack
10 4 (1.53%) JMS
10 4 (1.53%) LEMP Stack
11 3 (1.15%) MSMQ
12 2 (0.76%) FIX Protocol
12 2 (0.76%) Kafka
12 2 (0.76%) MCollective
13 1 (0.38%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.63%) Clustering
2 11 (4.20%) Contactless
3 10 (3.82%) Artificial Intelligence
3 10 (3.82%) Embedded Systems
4 9 (3.44%) PKI
5 8 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.05%) Data Centre
5 8 (3.05%) Fintech
6 6 (2.29%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.91%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.91%) Cloud Native
7 5 (1.91%) User Experience
8 4 (1.53%) EMC VNX
8 4 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.53%) Enterprise Storage
8 4 (1.53%) Hedge funds
8 4 (1.53%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.15%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.15%) PACS
9 3 (1.15%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 262 (100.00%) Linux
2 78 (29.77%) Windows
3 73 (27.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 64 (24.43%) Unix
5 57 (21.76%) CentOS
6 39 (14.89%) Ubuntu
7 30 (11.45%) Solaris
8 25 (9.54%) Debian
8 25 (9.54%) Windows Server
9 10 (3.82%) AIX
10 9 (3.44%) Mac OS X
11 6 (2.29%) Oracle Linux
12 5 (1.91%) Fedora
13 4 (1.53%) SUSE
14 2 (0.76%) Android
14 2 (0.76%) Embedded Linux
14 2 (0.76%) HPUX
14 2 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
15 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (51.91%) DevOps
2 50 (19.08%) Configuration Management
3 47 (17.94%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (13.74%) Continuous Integration
5 31 (11.83%) High Availability
6 29 (11.07%) Scrum
7 28 (10.69%) ITIL
8 26 (9.92%) Open Source
9 24 (9.16%) Load Balancing
10 22 (8.40%) Mentoring
11 16 (6.11%) Network Design
11 16 (6.11%) Performance Tuning
12 15 (5.73%) Software Engineering
13 14 (5.34%) E-Commerce
13 14 (5.34%) Web Operations
14 13 (4.96%) Microservices
14 13 (4.96%) Workflow
15 12 (4.58%) Cross-Platform Development
15 12 (4.58%) Multithreading
15 12 (4.58%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 115 (43.89%) Python
2 84 (32.06%) Perl
3 66 (25.19%) Bash Shell
4 51 (19.47%) Java
5 46 (17.56%) Ruby
6 36 (13.74%) SQL
7 35 (13.36%) PHP
8 28 (10.69%) PowerShell
9 25 (9.54%) Shell Script
10 19 (7.25%) C++
11 12 (4.58%) JavaScript
12 6 (2.29%) C
12 6 (2.29%) Korn
13 5 (1.91%) C-shell
14 4 (1.53%) Bourne shell
15 3 (1.15%) C#
Qualifications
1 28 (10.69%) Degree
2 12 (4.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 11 (4.20%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (4.20%) Security Cleared
4 8 (3.05%) RHCE
5 7 (2.67%) CCNA
5 7 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (2.67%) RHCSA
6 6 (2.29%) CCNP
6 6 (2.29%) SC Cleared
7 5 (1.91%) AWS Certification
7 5 (1.91%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (1.91%) CTC Cleared
8 4 (1.53%) RHCA
9 3 (1.15%) CCIE
9 3 (1.15%) MCSE
10 1 (0.38%) MCP
10 1 (0.38%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.29%) PCI DSS
1 6 (2.29%) SLA
2 3 (1.15%) QA
3 2 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.38%) SDET
System Software
1 63 (24.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (15.65%) Docker
3 23 (8.78%) VMware ESX
4 19 (7.25%) Hyper-V
5 17 (6.49%) Active Directory
5 17 (6.49%) iptables
5 17 (6.49%) vSphere
6 11 (4.20%) Oracle RAC
6 11 (4.20%) Virtual Servers
7 10 (3.82%) KVM
8 7 (2.67%) LXC
9 6 (2.29%) Xen
10 5 (1.91%) NFS
10 5 (1.91%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (0.76%) Squid
11 2 (0.76%) Varnish
11 2 (0.76%) vCloud
11 2 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.38%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 119 (45.42%) Puppet
2 81 (30.92%) Opscode Chef
3 72 (27.48%) Ansible
4 36 (13.74%) Nagios
5 13 (4.96%) Kubernetes
6 11 (4.20%) BMC PATROL
6 11 (4.20%) vMotion
7 10 (3.82%) Backup Exec
7 10 (3.82%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 10 (3.82%) ZABBIX
8 8 (3.05%) HAProxy
9 7 (2.67%) Salt
10 6 (2.29%) Graphite
11 5 (1.91%) Cacti
11 5 (1.91%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 5 (1.91%) Terraform
11 5 (1.91%) Zenoss
12 4 (1.53%) Cobbler
12 4 (1.53%) Failover Clustering
12 4 (1.53%) SCOM
Vendors
1 105 (40.08%) VMware
2 97 (37.02%) Red Hat
3 44 (16.79%) Oracle
4 37 (14.12%) Cisco
5 36 (13.74%) HP
6 21 (8.02%) Microsoft
7 16 (6.11%) Rackspace
8 15 (5.73%) EMC
9 14 (5.34%) NetApp
10 11 (4.20%) BMC
10 11 (4.20%) Symantec
11 10 (3.82%) Veeam
12 8 (3.05%) Juniper
13 7 (2.67%) 3PAR
14 6 (2.29%) Percona
15 5 (1.91%) Citrix
16 4 (1.53%) Fiorano
16 4 (1.53%) IBM
16 4 (1.53%) Sun
17 3 (1.15%) Google
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-55k + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Surrey
TRG
Salary: benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £60000 - £70000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £65k DoE plus benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £65k DoE + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £45,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + equity
Posted: 4 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £85000 Per Annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking
Venturi
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits package
Posted: 19 days ago
Woking
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago