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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Linux Engineer
Rank 805 859 859
Rank change year-on-year
+54 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Engineer 132 115 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.10% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.11% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 106 105 112
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%

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
98711 106520 115260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.26% 96.47% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 82990 86917 93519
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +45 130 £60,000 +9.09% 13
London +19 51 £67,500 +12.50% 7
South East +27 43 £60,000 +9.09% 4
Berkshire +46 42 £60,000 -7.69%
City of London +52 16 £67,500 +22.72% 2
Reading +24 12 £50,000 -23.07%
East of England +14 11 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Newbury - 11 - -
North West +18 9 £46,250 -2.63%
Manchester +10 8 £45,000 -5.26%
Windsor - 8 £60,000 -
West Yorkshire +13 7 £65,000 +30.00%
Yorkshire +6 7 £65,000 +30.00%
Leeds +2 7 £65,000 +30.00%
West Midlands -11 7 £44,000 -26.66%
Cambridge +15 6 £47,000 -16.44% 1
Cambridgeshire +3 6 £47,000 -16.44% 1
Birmingham - 5 £44,000 -
Essex - 4 £45,000 -
Saffron Walden - 4 £45,000 -
Nottingham - 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 - -
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
Cheshire +21 1 £50,000 -
Warrington +15 1 £50,000 -
Surrey -5 1 £70,000 +55.55% 2
Coventry - 1 £50,000 -
Guildford - 1 £70,000 - 1
Edgware - 1 £62,500 - 1
Bedfordshire - 1 £58,500 - 1

Senior Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 265 (100.00%) Linux
2 134 (50.57%) Python
3 119 (44.91%) VMware
4 102 (38.49%) DevOps
5 100 (37.74%) Red Hat
6 89 (33.58%) Puppet
7 82 (30.94%) Amazon AWS
8 79 (29.81%) Cisco
9 78 (29.43%) VMware Infrastructure
10 77 (29.06%) Ansible
11 73 (27.55%) Agile Software Development
12 66 (24.91%) Opscode Chef
13 65 (24.53%) Windows
14 62 (23.40%) Continuous Integration
15 61 (23.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 59 (22.26%) Bash Shell
17 58 (21.89%) Perl
18 57 (21.51%) Unix
19 56 (21.13%) CentOS
20 50 (18.87%) ITIL
21 49 (18.49%) MySQL
22 46 (17.36%) Apache
22 46 (17.36%) Nagios
23 44 (16.60%) Firewall
24 41 (15.47%) Configuration Management
24 41 (15.47%) LAMP
24 41 (15.47%) PowerShell
25 40 (15.09%) High Availability
26 39 (14.72%) Cisco Certification
27 38 (14.34%) Cisco Nexus

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 46 (17.36%) Apache
2 24 (9.06%) Tomcat
3 15 (5.66%) IIS
4 12 (4.53%) nginx
5 8 (3.02%) Drupal
5 8 (3.02%) Node.js
5 8 (3.02%) OpenStack
5 8 (3.02%) SharePoint
6 6 (2.26%) Confluence
6 6 (2.26%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (1.89%) JBoss
8 4 (1.51%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (1.51%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 4 (1.51%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.51%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.75%) Lightstreamer
9 2 (0.75%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (4.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (2.26%) Magento
2 2 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 82 (30.94%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (9.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (8.68%) SaaS
4 12 (4.53%) PaaS
5 9 (3.40%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (3.40%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.38%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.38%) IaaS
7 1 (0.38%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.38%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 44 (16.60%) Firewall
2 38 (14.34%) Cisco Nexus
3 33 (12.45%) DNS
4 24 (9.06%) TCP/IP
5 23 (8.68%) SAN
6 21 (7.92%) VoIP
7 19 (7.17%) MPLS
8 18 (6.79%) Network Security
9 15 (5.66%) BGP
10 14 (5.28%) VPN
11 13 (4.91%) OSPF
11 13 (4.91%) VLAN
12 12 (4.53%) Spanning Tree
13 10 (3.77%) Asterisk PBX
13 10 (3.77%) PBX
13 10 (3.77%) SMS
14 8 (3.02%) LDAP
14 8 (3.02%) WAN
15 7 (2.64%) HTTP
15 7 (2.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (18.49%) MySQL
2 17 (6.42%) SQL Server
3 13 (4.91%) NoSQL
4 12 (4.53%) Redis
5 10 (3.77%) MongoDB
6 8 (3.02%) CouchDB
6 8 (3.02%) Riak
7 7 (2.64%) Firebird
8 6 (2.26%) Big Data
8 6 (2.26%) Ingres
8 6 (2.26%) Relational Database
9 5 (1.89%) Hadoop
10 4 (1.51%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.13%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (1.13%) HBase
12 2 (0.75%) Couchbase
12 2 (0.75%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.75%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 35 (13.21%) Jenkins
2 21 (7.92%) Git (software)
3 19 (7.17%) Sonatype Nexus
4 13 (4.91%) TeamCity
5 12 (4.53%) JIRA
6 10 (3.77%) Subversion
7 8 (3.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 7 (2.64%) Vagrant
9 6 (2.26%) Maven
10 4 (1.51%) Ant
11 3 (1.13%) Gradle
12 2 (0.75%) RSpec
12 2 (0.75%) Travis CI
13 1 (0.38%) Artifactory
13 1 (0.38%) Eclipse
13 1 (0.38%) GCC
13 1 (0.38%) Hudson
13 1 (0.38%) Robot Framework
13 1 (0.38%) Selenium
General
1 37 (13.96%) Law
2 32 (12.08%) Finance
3 29 (10.94%) Telecoms
4 19 (7.17%) Manufacturing
5 11 (4.15%) Banking
6 10 (3.77%) Electronics
7 3 (1.13%) Front Office
7 3 (1.13%) Games
7 3 (1.13%) Marketing
8 2 (0.75%) Advertising
8 2 (0.75%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (15.47%) LAMP
2 26 (9.81%) Web Services
3 12 (4.53%) .NET
4 10 (3.77%) LEMP Stack
5 4 (1.51%) J2EE
6 3 (1.13%) Middleware
6 3 (1.13%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (0.75%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (0.75%) CSS
7 2 (0.75%) ELK Stack
7 2 (0.75%) JMS
7 2 (0.75%) Kafka
7 2 (0.75%) MCollective
7 2 (0.75%) Natural Language Processing
8 1 (0.38%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.38%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.38%) HTML
8 1 (0.38%) JSON
8 1 (0.38%) Qt
8 1 (0.38%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.19%) EMC VNX
2 15 (5.66%) Data Centre
3 10 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (3.77%) Hedge funds
3 10 (3.77%) IVR
4 8 (3.02%) Clustering
4 8 (3.02%) Fintech
5 7 (2.64%) NHS
6 6 (2.26%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (1.51%) Artificial Intelligence
8 3 (1.13%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.13%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.75%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.75%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.75%) Derivative
9 2 (0.75%) EqualLogic
9 2 (0.75%) PKI
10 1 (0.38%) CAN bus
10 1 (0.38%) HP StoreVirtual
10 1 (0.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 265 (100.00%) Linux
2 65 (24.53%) Windows
3 61 (23.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 57 (21.51%) Unix
5 56 (21.13%) CentOS
6 19 (7.17%) Ubuntu
7 18 (6.79%) Windows Server
7 18 (6.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (6.42%) Mac OS X
8 17 (6.42%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (5.28%) Solaris
10 7 (2.64%) Debian
10 7 (2.64%) SUSE
11 6 (2.26%) Android
11 6 (2.26%) Embedded Linux
11 6 (2.26%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 6 (2.26%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (1.89%) AIX
13 4 (1.51%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.38%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (38.49%) DevOps
2 73 (27.55%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (23.40%) Continuous Integration
4 50 (18.87%) ITIL
5 41 (15.47%) Configuration Management
6 40 (15.09%) High Availability
7 26 (9.81%) Mentoring
7 26 (9.81%) Service Management
8 23 (8.68%) E-Commerce
9 21 (7.92%) Open Source
10 20 (7.55%) Scrum
11 18 (6.79%) Software Engineering
12 16 (6.04%) Load Balancing
13 13 (4.91%) Business Intelligence
13 13 (4.91%) Continuous Delivery
13 13 (4.91%) Server Virtualisation
14 12 (4.53%) Service Delivery
15 11 (4.15%) Microservices
15 11 (4.15%) Project Management
16 10 (3.77%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 134 (50.57%) Python
2 59 (22.26%) Bash Shell
3 58 (21.89%) Perl
4 41 (15.47%) PowerShell
5 34 (12.83%) Java
6 26 (9.81%) SQL
7 20 (7.55%) C++
8 19 (7.17%) Ruby
9 14 (5.28%) PHP
10 10 (3.77%) C
11 9 (3.40%) C#
12 8 (3.02%) Shell Script
13 7 (2.64%) Korn
14 4 (1.51%) JavaScript
15 2 (0.75%) Lua
16 1 (0.38%) Embedded C++
16 1 (0.38%) Go
16 1 (0.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 39 (14.72%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (13.21%) CCNP
3 31 (11.70%) CCNA
4 30 (11.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 21 (7.92%) RHCE
6 20 (7.55%) Degree
7 18 (6.79%) RHCSA
8 7 (2.64%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (1.51%) MCITP
10 3 (1.13%) CCIE
10 3 (1.13%) MCSE
11 2 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.38%) ISEB
12 1 (0.38%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.38%) RHCA
12 1 (0.38%) SC Cleared
12 1 (0.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.28%) QA
1 14 (5.28%) SLA
2 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 78 (29.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (12.83%) Docker
3 30 (11.32%) vSphere
4 26 (9.81%) Hyper-V
5 20 (7.55%) VMware ESXi
6 18 (6.79%) KVM
7 11 (4.15%) Active Directory
8 10 (3.77%) Varnish
9 6 (2.26%) Corosync
9 6 (2.26%) Firmware
9 6 (2.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 6 (2.26%) Postfix
9 6 (2.26%) Xen
9 6 (2.26%) XenServer
10 5 (1.89%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (1.51%) NFS
12 3 (1.13%) Squid
13 2 (0.75%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 2 (0.75%) iptables
14 1 (0.38%) LXC
Systems Management
1 89 (33.58%) Puppet
2 77 (29.06%) Ansible
3 66 (24.91%) Opscode Chef
4 46 (17.36%) Nagios
5 10 (3.77%) ZABBIX
6 9 (3.40%) HAProxy
7 7 (2.64%) Salt
8 5 (1.89%) Cacti
8 5 (1.89%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 4 (1.51%) Kubernetes
9 4 (1.51%) OpenAM
9 4 (1.51%) Pacemaker
10 3 (1.13%) BMC PATROL
10 3 (1.13%) Packer
11 2 (0.75%) Graphite
11 2 (0.75%) SCCM
12 1 (0.38%) BladeLogic
12 1 (0.38%) Ganglia
12 1 (0.38%) SCOM
12 1 (0.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 119 (44.91%) VMware
2 100 (37.74%) Red Hat
3 79 (29.81%) Cisco
4 27 (10.19%) EMC
5 24 (9.06%) Microsoft
6 17 (6.42%) Oracle
7 13 (4.91%) HP
8 9 (3.40%) Citrix
8 9 (3.40%) IBM
8 9 (3.40%) Rackspace
9 7 (2.64%) Dell
10 6 (2.26%) F5
11 5 (1.89%) NetApp
12 4 (1.51%) BMC
12 4 (1.51%) CheckPoint
12 4 (1.51%) Sun
13 3 (1.13%) Facebook
13 3 (1.13%) Google
13 3 (1.13%) Percona
13 3 (1.13%) Sophos
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