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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Linux Engineer
Rank 826 854 851
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Engineer 64 79 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.066% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.070% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 58 58 40
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £54,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +5.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+29.41% -2.29%

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
104696 113578 106402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.59% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 85538 92124 88516
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 2015 within the UK.

Senior Linux Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Linux Engineer
Top 29 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 24 April 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 +4 64 £60,000 +4.34% 9
London +9 24 £67,500 +12.50% 7
South East +33 23 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Hampshire - 15 £60,000 - 1
Andover - 13 £60,000 - 1
Yorkshire -1 8 £50,000 +19.76%
West Yorkshire - 8 £50,000 -
Leeds - 8 £50,000 -
City of London +29 7 £55,000 +4.76% 1
South West - 6 £50,000 - 1
Oxfordshire +15 4 £55,000 +12.82%
Oxford +6 4 £55,000 +12.82%
Bristol - 3 £47,500 - 1
East of England +10 2 £70,000 +75.00%
Cambridge +6 2 £70,000 +75.00%
Cambridgeshire +2 2 £70,000 +75.00%
Berkshire -3 2 £65,000 +30.00%
Gloucestershire - 2 £56,250 -
Reading - 2 £65,000 -
Surrey +11 1 £42,500 -22.72%
Wiltshire - 1 £47,500 -
North West - 1 £50,000 -
Farnborough - 1 £42,500 -
Swindon - 1 £47,500 -
Warrington - 1 £50,000 -
Guildford - 1 £42,500 -
Cheshire - 1 £50,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -

Senior Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 121 (100.00%) Linux
2 44 (36.36%) Red Hat
3 41 (33.88%) Perl
3 41 (33.88%) DevOps
4 39 (32.23%) Apache
4 39 (32.23%) Puppet
5 35 (28.93%) TCP/IP
6 34 (28.10%) Windows
7 33 (27.27%) Python
7 33 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
8 32 (26.45%) VMware
9 30 (24.79%) VMware Infrastructure
9 30 (24.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 29 (23.97%) Java
10 29 (23.97%) Solaris
11 28 (23.14%) RHCE
11 28 (23.14%) Oracle
12 26 (21.49%) MySQL
12 26 (21.49%) UNIX
12 26 (21.49%) Bash Shell
13 22 (18.18%) Cisco
14 21 (17.36%) Tomcat
14 21 (17.36%) Firewall
14 21 (17.36%) Ansible
15 20 (16.53%) Continuous Integration
15 20 (16.53%) Agile Software Development
16 19 (15.70%) Finance
16 19 (15.70%) Configuration Management
16 19 (15.70%) Windows Server 2008
17 18 (14.88%) Security Cleared

Senior Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 39 (32.23%) Apache
2 21 (17.36%) Tomcat
3 15 (12.40%) nginx
4 10 (8.26%) JBoss
5 8 (6.61%) IIS
6 3 (2.48%) Jetty
7 2 (1.65%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.65%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.83%) Drupal
8 1 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.83%) CMS
8 1 (0.83%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.83%) WordPress
8 1 (0.83%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (2.48%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (13.22%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.79%) PaaS
3 6 (4.96%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (4.13%) IaaS
5 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (2.48%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (2.48%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.65%) SaaS
7 1 (0.83%) Google Compute Engine
7 1 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 35 (28.93%) TCP/IP
2 21 (17.36%) Firewall
3 13 (10.74%) LDAP
4 12 (9.92%) DNS
4 12 (9.92%) SAN
5 8 (6.61%) VPN
6 5 (4.13%) Internet
6 5 (4.13%) BGP
7 4 (3.31%) OSPF
7 4 (3.31%) HTTP
8 3 (2.48%) DAB
8 3 (2.48%) iSCSI
9 2 (1.65%) NAS
9 2 (1.65%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (1.65%) NetScaler
9 2 (1.65%) HTTPS
9 2 (1.65%) DHCP
10 1 (0.83%) FTP
10 1 (0.83%) LAN
10 1 (0.83%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (21.49%) MySQL
2 7 (5.79%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.65%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.83%) Redis
5 1 (0.83%) Big Data
5 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 17 (14.05%) Jenkins
2 5 (4.13%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.65%) Maven
3 2 (1.65%) JIRA
3 2 (1.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.83%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.83%) Gerrit
General
1 19 (15.70%) Finance
2 14 (11.57%) Law
3 7 (5.79%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.31%) Games
5 3 (2.48%) Retail
6 2 (1.65%) Marketing
6 2 (1.65%) Electronics
6 2 (1.65%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.83%) Advertising
7 1 (0.83%) Publishing
7 1 (0.83%) Banking
7 1 (0.83%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.44%) Servlets
1 9 (7.44%) Web Services
2 6 (4.96%) XML
2 6 (4.96%) LAMP
3 5 (4.13%) ActiveMQ
3 5 (4.13%) J2EE
3 5 (4.13%) CSS
3 5 (4.13%) JSON
4 3 (2.48%) .NET
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.83%) FreeSWITCH
5 1 (0.83%) Java EE
5 1 (0.83%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.79%) Device Driver
2 5 (4.13%) Clustering
2 5 (4.13%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (3.31%) Replication
3 4 (3.31%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.48%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (1.65%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.65%) DTV
5 2 (1.65%) Open Source
5 2 (1.65%) EMC Centera
6 1 (0.83%) Wiki
6 1 (0.83%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.83%) PKI
6 1 (0.83%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 121 (100.00%) Linux
2 34 (28.10%) Windows
3 30 (24.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 29 (23.97%) Solaris
5 26 (21.49%) UNIX
6 19 (15.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (13.22%) Ubuntu
7 16 (13.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (8.26%) CentOS
9 7 (5.79%) Debian
10 5 (4.13%) HPUX
11 4 (3.31%) AIX
12 2 (1.65%) VMS
12 2 (1.65%) Amazon Linux
13 1 (0.83%) SUSE
13 1 (0.83%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.83%) Scientific Linux
13 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (33.88%) DevOps
2 20 (16.53%) Continuous Integration
2 20 (16.53%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (15.70%) Configuration Management
4 12 (9.92%) Performance Tuning
5 10 (8.26%) Project Management
5 10 (8.26%) Service Delivery
5 10 (8.26%) E-Commerce
6 9 (7.44%) Automated Testing
6 9 (7.44%) Load Balancing
6 9 (7.44%) Unit Testing
7 7 (5.79%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (5.79%) Software Engineering
8 5 (4.13%) Memory Management
8 5 (4.13%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (3.31%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (3.31%) Linux Kernel Development
10 3 (2.48%) Scrum
10 3 (2.48%) Continuous Delivery
10 3 (2.48%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 41 (33.88%) Perl
2 33 (27.27%) Python
3 29 (23.97%) Java
4 26 (21.49%) Bash Shell
5 16 (13.22%) Ruby
6 12 (9.92%) Shell Script
6 12 (9.92%) C
7 10 (8.26%) PHP
7 10 (8.26%) SQL
8 6 (4.96%) JavaScript
9 4 (3.31%) PowerShell
9 4 (3.31%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.83%) C++
10 1 (0.83%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (23.14%) RHCE
2 18 (14.88%) SC Cleared
2 18 (14.88%) Security Cleared
3 16 (13.22%) DV Cleared
4 6 (4.96%) Degree
5 1 (0.83%) CCNP
5 1 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.83%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.83%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.44%) PCI DSS
2 6 (4.96%) QA
3 2 (1.65%) SLA
4 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.83%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 30 (24.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (14.88%) Active Directory
3 16 (13.22%) Samba
4 9 (7.44%) KVM
5 6 (4.96%) Hyper-V
6 5 (4.13%) vSphere
6 5 (4.13%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (3.31%) Apache Flume
8 2 (1.65%) Docker
8 2 (1.65%) XenServer
8 2 (1.65%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (0.83%) XenApp
9 1 (0.83%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.83%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.83%) LXC
9 1 (0.83%) iptables
9 1 (0.83%) NFS
Systems Management
1 39 (32.23%) Puppet
2 33 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (17.36%) Ansible
4 13 (10.74%) Nagios
5 10 (8.26%) Vagrant
6 6 (4.96%) Red Hat Satellite
7 4 (3.31%) CFEngine
7 4 (3.31%) Plesk
7 4 (3.31%) Cacti
7 4 (3.31%) logstash
7 4 (3.31%) Graylog
7 4 (3.31%) cPanel
7 4 (3.31%) Webmin
8 3 (2.48%) Salt
9 2 (1.65%) Graphite
9 2 (1.65%) BladeLogic
9 2 (1.65%) SCOM
9 2 (1.65%) ZABBIX
9 2 (1.65%) Unicenter
9 2 (1.65%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 44 (36.36%) Red Hat
2 32 (26.45%) VMware
3 28 (23.14%) Oracle
4 22 (18.18%) Cisco
5 18 (14.88%) Sun
6 9 (7.44%) HP
7 5 (4.13%) Dell
7 5 (4.13%) SolarWinds
7 5 (4.13%) Rackspace
8 2 (1.65%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.65%) EMC
8 2 (1.65%) Citrix
8 2 (1.65%) Juniper
8 2 (1.65%) NetApp
8 2 (1.65%) SAP
9 1 (0.83%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.83%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.83%) Symantec
9 1 (0.83%) F5
9 1 (0.83%) Google
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