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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Linux Engineer
UK
Rank 719 810 833
Rank change year-on-year
+91 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Engineer 137 135 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.14% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 131 104 95
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,650 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -

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
80929 97392 101732
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.33% 96.45% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 67146 81719 84044
Median salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 21 February 2017 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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +95 130 £60,000 - 11
London +67 64 £67,500 +8.00% 5
South East +87 46 £67,500 +12.50% 3
Berkshire +48 26 £70,000 +16.66% 2
Reading +55 18 £75,000 +50.00% 1
Surrey +61 14 £50,000 -8.25%
City of London +19 8 £62,500 +2.04% 2
East of England +18 7 £57,500 +27.77% 1
Cambridge +14 7 £57,500 +27.77% 1
Cambridgeshire -1 7 £57,500 +27.77% 1
North West -22 6 £40,000 -20.00%
Manchester -24 6 £40,000 -20.00%
Belfast - 6 £45,000 -
County Antrim - 6 £45,000 -
Rochdale - 6 £40,000 -
Redhill - 6 £50,000 -
Northern Ireland - 6 £45,000 -
Chiswick - 6 £52,500 -
Hampshire +17 5 £35,000 -
Slough - 5 £62,500 -
South West +27 4 £50,000 +10.49%
Farnborough - 4 £35,000 -
East Midlands +4 3 £40,000 - 1
Windsor 0 3 £60,000 -
Gloucestershire -7 3 £50,000 +9.89%
Cheltenham - 3 £50,000 -
Derby - 3 £40,000 -
Staines - 3 £70,000 -
Derbyshire - 3 £40,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £47,500 - 1

Senior Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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.

1 314 (100.00%) Linux
2 184 (58.60%) Python
3 125 (39.81%) Red Hat
4 113 (35.99%) Bash Shell
5 104 (33.12%) Windows
6 92 (29.30%) Perl
7 89 (28.34%) DevOps
8 88 (28.03%) Puppet
9 86 (27.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 84 (26.75%) VMware
11 71 (22.61%) Agile Software Development
12 70 (22.29%) MySQL
13 69 (21.97%) SaaS
14 66 (21.02%) Opscode Chef
15 61 (19.43%) Ansible
16 60 (19.11%) Finance
17 58 (18.47%) Java
18 57 (18.15%) Apache
18 57 (18.15%) CentOS
19 55 (17.52%) Internet
20 54 (17.20%) Amazon AWS
21 50 (15.92%) Mentoring
22 47 (14.97%) Unix
23 44 (14.01%) Configuration Management
24 43 (13.69%) SQL
25 42 (13.38%) Degree
25 42 (13.38%) VMware Infrastructure
25 42 (13.38%) High Availability
26 41 (13.06%) QA
27 40 (12.74%) Ruby

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 57 (18.15%) Apache
2 24 (7.64%) nginx
3 19 (6.05%) Tomcat
4 14 (4.46%) IIS
5 12 (3.82%) OpenStack
6 9 (2.87%) Elasticsearch
7 8 (2.55%) JBoss
8 7 (2.23%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.96%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.64%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.64%) Confluence
10 2 (0.64%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.32%) Apache Airflow
11 1 (0.32%) CloudStack
11 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.32%) Luigi
Applications
1 4 (1.27%) MS Office
2 1 (0.32%) Doxygen
2 1 (0.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 69 (21.97%) SaaS
2 54 (17.20%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (7.01%) AWS CloudFormation
4 16 (5.10%) Amazon S3
4 16 (5.10%) IaaS
5 14 (4.46%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (3.50%) PaaS
7 8 (2.55%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (1.91%) Heroku
8 6 (1.91%) Sumo Logic
9 5 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (1.27%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.64%) Bluemix
11 2 (0.64%) IBM Cloud
12 1 (0.32%) GitHub
12 1 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.32%) Office 365
12 1 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 55 (17.52%) Internet
2 37 (11.78%) DNS
3 34 (10.83%) TCP/IP
4 30 (9.55%) Firewall
5 14 (4.46%) WAN
6 12 (3.82%) iSCSI
6 12 (3.82%) SSL
7 10 (3.18%) Fibre Channel
8 9 (2.87%) DHCP
8 9 (2.87%) LDAP
8 9 (2.87%) SAN
9 7 (2.23%) VLAN
10 6 (1.91%) Wireshark
11 4 (1.27%) BGP
11 4 (1.27%) HTTP
11 4 (1.27%) RS-485
11 4 (1.27%) SMTP
12 3 (0.96%) IMAP
12 3 (0.96%) Multicast
12 3 (0.96%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (22.29%) MySQL
2 28 (8.92%) NoSQL
3 22 (7.01%) Hadoop
4 21 (6.69%) MongoDB
5 15 (4.78%) HBase
6 14 (4.46%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (4.14%) Apache Cassandra
8 12 (3.82%) SQL Server
9 11 (3.50%) Relational Database
10 8 (2.55%) Big Data
10 8 (2.55%) Redis
11 6 (1.91%) Apache Hive
12 3 (0.96%) Amazon Redshift
12 3 (0.96%) InfluxDB
12 3 (0.96%) MariaDB
12 3 (0.96%) Sqoop
13 2 (0.64%) OpenStack Swift
13 2 (0.64%) OpenTSDB
13 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
14 1 (0.32%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 27 (8.60%) Jenkins
2 17 (5.41%) Git (software)
3 8 (2.55%) Cucumber
3 8 (2.55%) Selenium
4 6 (1.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (1.91%) Hamcrest
4 6 (1.91%) JMeter
4 6 (1.91%) jMock
4 6 (1.91%) JUnit
4 6 (1.91%) SoapUI
5 5 (1.59%) JIRA
5 5 (1.59%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.27%) CircleCI
7 3 (0.96%) Subversion
7 3 (0.96%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.64%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.64%) PhantomJS
8 2 (0.64%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.32%) CppUnit
9 1 (0.32%) GCC
General
1 60 (19.11%) Finance
2 24 (7.64%) Banking
3 9 (2.87%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.55%) Financial Institution
5 7 (2.23%) Retail
6 6 (1.91%) Marketing
6 6 (1.91%) Online Betting
7 5 (1.59%) Publishing
8 4 (1.27%) Games
8 4 (1.27%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.64%) Advertising
10 1 (0.32%) Electronics
10 1 (0.32%) Front Office
10 1 (0.32%) Law
10 1 (0.32%) Legal
10 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (8.92%) Web Services
2 25 (7.96%) LAMP
3 14 (4.46%) LAPP Stack
4 13 (4.14%) Java EE
5 10 (3.18%) Flash
6 9 (2.87%) Middleware
7 8 (2.55%) Node.js
7 8 (2.55%) REST
7 8 (2.55%) RESTful
8 7 (2.23%) Elastic Stack
8 7 (2.23%) LEMP Stack
8 7 (2.23%) Sensu
9 6 (1.91%) Apache Flex
10 5 (1.59%) ActiveMQ
11 4 (1.27%) Kafka
12 2 (0.64%) AngularJS
12 2 (0.64%) Guice
12 2 (0.64%) RabbitMQ
12 2 (0.64%) Ultra Messaging
12 2 (0.64%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (8.60%) Data Centre
2 20 (6.37%) Fintech
3 14 (4.46%) Computer Science
3 14 (4.46%) Contactless
4 7 (2.23%) Embedded Systems
5 6 (1.91%) Clustering
6 5 (1.59%) Device Driver
7 4 (1.27%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.27%) Hedge funds
7 4 (1.27%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (0.96%) Cybercrime
8 3 (0.96%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.64%) Derivative
9 2 (0.64%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.64%) Replication
10 1 (0.32%) CMDB
10 1 (0.32%) Equities
10 1 (0.32%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (0.32%) Mobile Games
10 1 (0.32%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 314 (100.00%) Linux
2 104 (33.12%) Windows
3 86 (27.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 57 (18.15%) CentOS
5 47 (14.97%) Unix
6 22 (7.01%) Ubuntu
7 19 (6.05%) Windows Server
8 17 (5.41%) Debian
9 14 (4.46%) Solaris
10 7 (2.23%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (1.91%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (1.59%) Embedded Linux
13 4 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.64%) AIX
14 2 (0.64%) Fedora
14 2 (0.64%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.64%) SUSE
15 1 (0.32%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (28.34%) DevOps
2 71 (22.61%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (15.92%) Mentoring
4 44 (14.01%) Configuration Management
5 42 (13.38%) High Availability
6 31 (9.87%) Software Engineering
7 27 (8.60%) Scrum
8 26 (8.28%) Open Source
9 21 (6.69%) OO
10 20 (6.37%) ITIL
11 19 (6.05%) Multithreading
11 19 (6.05%) Performance Analysis
11 19 (6.05%) Root Cause Analysis
12 18 (5.73%) Test Automation
13 17 (5.41%) Load Testing
14 16 (5.10%) Capacity Management
14 16 (5.10%) Continuous Integration
15 15 (4.78%) Cross-Platform Development
16 14 (4.46%) Analytics
16 14 (4.46%) Multithreaded Programming
Programming Languages
1 184 (58.60%) Python
2 113 (35.99%) Bash Shell
3 92 (29.30%) Perl
4 58 (18.47%) Java
5 43 (13.69%) SQL
6 40 (12.74%) Ruby
7 33 (10.51%) C
8 31 (9.87%) C++
9 30 (9.55%) PHP
9 30 (9.55%) PowerShell
10 18 (5.73%) Go
11 11 (3.50%) JavaScript
12 5 (1.59%) Scala
12 5 (1.59%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.27%) C#
14 1 (0.32%) Assembly Language
14 1 (0.32%) ECMAScript
14 1 (0.32%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.32%) Lua
14 1 (0.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 42 (13.38%) Degree
2 10 (3.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (2.87%) RHCA
3 9 (2.87%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.59%) RHCE
5 4 (1.27%) AWS Certification
5 4 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.96%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.96%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.64%) CCNA
8 1 (0.32%) CCNP
8 1 (0.32%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.32%) MCP
8 1 (0.32%) MCSE
8 1 (0.32%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (0.32%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (13.06%) QA
2 6 (1.91%) SLA
3 4 (1.27%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.64%) SDET
5 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 42 (13.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (8.60%) Active Directory
3 23 (7.32%) Hyper-V
4 21 (6.69%) Docker
5 18 (5.73%) VMware ESX
6 13 (4.14%) NFS
7 7 (2.23%) vCloud
8 6 (1.91%) KVM
8 6 (1.91%) vSphere
8 6 (1.91%) Xen
9 5 (1.59%) Varnish
9 5 (1.59%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (1.27%) iptables
11 3 (0.96%) Apache Flume
11 3 (0.96%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 2 (0.64%) etcd
12 2 (0.64%) LXC
13 1 (0.32%) FreeRADIUS
13 1 (0.32%) GPFS
13 1 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 88 (28.03%) Puppet
2 66 (21.02%) Opscode Chef
3 61 (19.43%) Ansible
4 26 (8.28%) Nagios
5 9 (2.87%) Kubernetes
5 9 (2.87%) Salt
6 8 (2.55%) Rundeck
7 7 (2.23%) Red Hat Satellite
8 6 (1.91%) Grafana
8 6 (1.91%) Opsview
8 6 (1.91%) Riemann
9 5 (1.59%) Failover Clustering
9 5 (1.59%) Mesos
9 5 (1.59%) vMotion
10 4 (1.27%) Terraform
10 4 (1.27%) ZABBIX
11 3 (0.96%) Backup Exec
11 3 (0.96%) Consul
11 3 (0.96%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 2 (0.64%) WSUS
Vendors
1 125 (39.81%) Red Hat
2 84 (26.75%) VMware
3 30 (9.55%) Oracle
4 22 (7.01%) Sun
5 20 (6.37%) Microsoft
6 13 (4.14%) Splunk
7 12 (3.82%) NetApp
8 8 (2.55%) Cisco
9 7 (2.23%) HP
10 5 (1.59%) SaltStack
11 4 (1.27%) Freescale
11 4 (1.27%) Juniper
11 4 (1.27%) LANDesk
11 4 (1.27%) Symantec
11 4 (1.27%) Zerto
12 3 (0.96%) Veeam
13 2 (0.64%) Atlassian
13 2 (0.64%) Barracuda Networks
13 2 (0.64%) Brocade
13 2 (0.64%) Cloudera
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + 20% Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £42,000 - £62,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: Attractive Salary
Posted: 4 days ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £46,000 to £55,000 per annum Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago