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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Linux Engineer
Rank 692 806 865
Rank change year-on-year
+114 +59
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Engineer 184 149 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.15% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 183 120 104
Median salary £65,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £44,900 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +15.78%

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
86462 102533 109645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.55% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 71827 85446 90758
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +108 184 £65,000 +18.18% 21
London +97 91 £70,000 +24.44% 8
South East +102 66 £63,750 +6.25% 6
Surrey +52 28 £55,000 +5.76% 3
Berkshire +52 27 £65,000 +8.33% 2
Reading +48 22 £70,000 +16.66% 2
East of England +12 12 £51,250 +5.12% 2
Cambridge +9 11 £47,500 - 2
Cambridgeshire +8 11 £47,500 - 2
North West -17 10 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Manchester - 10 £40,000 - 2
Hampshire +15 9 £90,000 +63.63%
Rochdale - 9 £40,000 -
Canary Wharf - 7 £80,000 -
Egham - 7 £70,000 -
City of London +21 6 £57,500 -4.16%
Basingstoke - 6 £90,000 -
Woking - 4 £55,000 -
Windsor - 3 £60,000 -
South West +11 2 £37,914 -45.83% 2
Hounslow - 2 £60,000 -
Oxfordshire +26 1 £57,500 - 1
West Sussex +22 1 £47,500 -10.37%
Oxford +20 1 £57,500 -
Bristol +12 1 £34,828 -50.24% 2
Yorkshire +11 1 £40,000 -20.00%
Hemel Hempstead +4 1 £55,000 +12.82%
East Midlands +1 1 £40,000 - 1
Uxbridge 0 1 - -
Staines -1 1 £70,000 +42.85% 1

Senior Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 320 (100.00%) Linux
2 162 (50.63%) Python
3 125 (39.06%) Puppet
4 123 (38.44%) Red Hat
5 119 (37.19%) DevOps
6 113 (35.31%) Perl
7 111 (34.69%) Bash Shell
8 108 (33.75%) Windows
9 102 (31.88%) VMware
10 92 (28.75%) Opscode Chef
11 91 (28.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 73 (22.81%) Apache
13 72 (22.50%) Ansible
14 71 (22.19%) MySQL
15 67 (20.94%) Java
16 66 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
17 62 (19.38%) Unix
17 62 (19.38%) CentOS
18 61 (19.06%) VMware Infrastructure
19 57 (17.81%) Amazon AWS
20 53 (16.56%) Ruby
21 52 (16.25%) Finance
21 52 (16.25%) Configuration Management
22 51 (15.94%) DNS
23 47 (14.69%) High Availability
24 45 (14.06%) Mentoring
24 45 (14.06%) Oracle
25 43 (13.44%) SQL
26 42 (13.13%) Internet
26 42 (13.13%) SaaS

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 73 (22.81%) Apache
2 37 (11.56%) Tomcat
3 30 (9.38%) nginx
4 29 (9.06%) JBoss
5 18 (5.63%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (3.13%) IIS
6 10 (3.13%) WebLogic
7 8 (2.50%) OpenStack
8 5 (1.56%) WebSphere
9 4 (1.25%) Apache Spark
9 4 (1.25%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (0.63%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.63%) Confluence
10 2 (0.63%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.31%) CloudStack
11 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.31%) Jetty
11 1 (0.31%) Resin
11 1 (0.31%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (1.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.31%) Doxygen
Cloud Services
1 57 (17.81%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (13.13%) SaaS
3 20 (6.25%) IaaS
4 19 (5.94%) AWS CloudFormation
5 11 (3.44%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (3.13%) Amazon S3
6 10 (3.13%) PaaS
7 6 (1.88%) Heroku
7 6 (1.88%) Sumo Logic
8 5 (1.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 4 (1.25%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.63%) Bluemix
10 2 (0.63%) IBM Cloud
10 2 (0.63%) Office 365
11 1 (0.31%) GitHub
11 1 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 51 (15.94%) DNS
2 42 (13.13%) Internet
3 37 (11.56%) Firewall
4 32 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 30 (9.38%) SAN
6 20 (6.25%) VLAN
7 14 (4.38%) DHCP
8 13 (4.06%) VPN
9 12 (3.75%) SSL
9 12 (3.75%) WAN
10 11 (3.44%) iSCSI
11 10 (3.13%) HTTP
11 10 (3.13%) LDAP
11 10 (3.13%) NAS
12 9 (2.81%) SSH
13 8 (2.50%) Fibre Channel
14 7 (2.19%) SNMP
14 7 (2.19%) Wireshark
15 5 (1.56%) IPv4
16 4 (1.25%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (22.19%) MySQL
2 24 (7.50%) Hadoop
3 23 (7.19%) MongoDB
3 23 (7.19%) NoSQL
4 19 (5.94%) SQL Server
5 16 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
5 16 (5.00%) Redis
6 15 (4.69%) MariaDB
7 12 (3.75%) Apache Cassandra
8 10 (3.13%) Big Data
8 10 (3.13%) Relational Database
9 9 (2.81%) HBase
10 3 (0.94%) Aerospike
10 3 (0.94%) Apache Hive
10 3 (0.94%) InfluxDB
10 3 (0.94%) Sqoop
11 2 (0.63%) OpenTSDB
11 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.31%) OpenStack Swift
12 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 32 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 20 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 11 (3.44%) JIRA
4 10 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 10 (3.13%) Vagrant
5 9 (2.81%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.25%) Bitbucket
6 4 (1.25%) CircleCI
7 3 (0.94%) Subversion
8 2 (0.63%) CppUnit
8 2 (0.63%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.63%) Gradle
8 2 (0.63%) Maven
8 2 (0.63%) MSI
8 2 (0.63%) NuGet
8 2 (0.63%) PhantomJS
8 2 (0.63%) Selenium
8 2 (0.63%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.31%) CMake
9 1 (0.31%) GoogleTest
General
1 52 (16.25%) Finance
2 20 (6.25%) Banking
3 10 (3.13%) Financial Institution
4 9 (2.81%) Publishing
5 8 (2.50%) Retail
6 6 (1.88%) Online Betting
7 5 (1.56%) Law
8 4 (1.25%) Back Office
9 3 (0.94%) Games
9 3 (0.94%) Marketing
10 2 (0.63%) Advertising
10 2 (0.63%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.31%) Electronics
11 1 (0.31%) Front Office
11 1 (0.31%) Legal
11 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (11.25%) LAMP
2 21 (6.56%) Web Services
3 14 (4.38%) Java EE
4 13 (4.06%) LAPP Stack
5 9 (2.81%) Middleware
5 9 (2.81%) RabbitMQ
6 8 (2.50%) Flash
7 7 (2.19%) ActiveMQ
7 7 (2.19%) Node.js
8 6 (1.88%) Apache Flex
8 6 (1.88%) CSS
8 6 (1.88%) ELK Stack
8 6 (1.88%) LEMP Stack
8 6 (1.88%) Sensu
9 4 (1.25%) JSON
9 4 (1.25%) XML
10 3 (0.94%) FIX Protocol
10 3 (0.94%) Kafka
10 3 (0.94%) MSMQ
11 2 (0.63%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.88%) Data Centre
2 21 (6.56%) Clustering
3 19 (5.94%) Contactless
4 12 (3.75%) Computer Science
5 9 (2.81%) Embedded Systems
5 9 (2.81%) Mathematics
6 8 (2.50%) Hedge funds
7 7 (2.19%) Client/Server
8 6 (1.88%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (1.88%) Fintech
9 5 (1.56%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.25%) Enterprise Storage
10 4 (1.25%) PKI
11 3 (0.94%) Artificial Intelligence
11 3 (0.94%) PACS
12 2 (0.63%) Derivative
12 2 (0.63%) Device Driver
12 2 (0.63%) Replication
12 2 (0.63%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 320 (100.00%) Linux
2 108 (33.75%) Windows
3 91 (28.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 62 (19.38%) CentOS
4 62 (19.38%) Unix
5 29 (9.06%) Solaris
6 28 (8.75%) Ubuntu
7 23 (7.19%) Windows Server
8 21 (6.56%) Debian
9 6 (1.88%) SUSE
10 5 (1.56%) Fedora
10 5 (1.56%) Oracle Linux
11 4 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.94%) AIX
12 3 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.63%) Embedded Linux
13 2 (0.63%) HPUX
14 1 (0.31%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (37.19%) DevOps
2 66 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (16.25%) Configuration Management
4 47 (14.69%) High Availability
5 45 (14.06%) Mentoring
6 37 (11.56%) Scrum
7 32 (10.00%) Software Engineering
8 27 (8.44%) ITIL
9 24 (7.50%) Open Source
10 23 (7.19%) Load Balancing
11 21 (6.56%) Multithreading
12 20 (6.25%) Cross-Platform Development
12 20 (6.25%) Multithreaded Programming
13 19 (5.94%) Systems Analysis
14 17 (5.31%) Network Design
14 17 (5.31%) Performance Tuning
15 16 (5.00%) E-Commerce
16 15 (4.69%) OO
16 15 (4.69%) Root Cause Analysis
16 15 (4.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 162 (50.63%) Python
2 113 (35.31%) Perl
3 111 (34.69%) Bash Shell
4 67 (20.94%) Java
5 53 (16.56%) Ruby
6 43 (13.44%) SQL
7 37 (11.56%) PHP
8 33 (10.31%) PowerShell
9 26 (8.13%) C++
10 17 (5.31%) C
11 16 (5.00%) Shell Script
12 15 (4.69%) Go
12 15 (4.69%) JavaScript
13 3 (0.94%) C#
14 1 (0.31%) C-shell
14 1 (0.31%) ECMAScript
14 1 (0.31%) Erlang
14 1 (0.31%) Korn
14 1 (0.31%) Lua
14 1 (0.31%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 39 (12.19%) Degree
2 13 (4.06%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (2.50%) RHCA
4 8 (2.50%) RHCE
4 8 (2.50%) SC Cleared
5 7 (2.19%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (1.88%) CTC Cleared
6 6 (1.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (1.56%) AWS Certification
7 5 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (1.25%) RHCSA
9 3 (0.94%) CCIE
10 2 (0.63%) CCNA
11 1 (0.31%) CCNP
11 1 (0.31%) MCP
11 1 (0.31%) MCSE
11 1 (0.31%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.88%) QA
2 9 (2.81%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.88%) SLA
4 2 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.63%) SDET
5 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 61 (19.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (9.38%) Docker
3 28 (8.75%) VMware ESX
4 25 (7.81%) Active Directory
5 17 (5.31%) iptables
6 12 (3.75%) Hyper-V
6 12 (3.75%) Virtual Servers
7 10 (3.13%) NFS
8 8 (2.50%) KVM
9 7 (2.19%) vSphere
10 6 (1.88%) LXC
11 5 (1.56%) Oracle RAC
11 5 (1.56%) Xen
12 3 (0.94%) Apache Flume
12 3 (0.94%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 3 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
13 2 (0.63%) etcd
13 2 (0.63%) vCloud
14 1 (0.31%) FreeRADIUS
14 1 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 125 (39.06%) Puppet
2 92 (28.75%) Opscode Chef
3 72 (22.50%) Ansible
4 37 (11.56%) Nagios
5 12 (3.75%) vMotion
6 11 (3.44%) ZABBIX
7 10 (3.13%) Backup Exec
7 10 (3.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 10 (3.13%) Rundeck
8 9 (2.81%) Salt
9 8 (2.50%) Kubernetes
10 7 (2.19%) Red Hat Satellite
11 6 (1.88%) Grafana
11 6 (1.88%) Opsview
11 6 (1.88%) Riemann
12 5 (1.56%) Failover Clustering
12 5 (1.56%) Graphite
12 5 (1.56%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 5 (1.56%) Terraform
12 5 (1.56%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 123 (38.44%) Red Hat
2 102 (31.88%) VMware
3 45 (14.06%) Oracle
4 24 (7.50%) HP
5 20 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 20 (6.25%) NetApp
6 13 (4.06%) Cisco
6 13 (4.06%) Splunk
7 12 (3.75%) Sun
8 11 (3.44%) Symantec
9 10 (3.13%) Veeam
10 7 (2.19%) EMC
11 4 (1.25%) 3PAR
11 4 (1.25%) BMC
11 4 (1.25%) Juniper
11 4 (1.25%) Percona
11 4 (1.25%) SaltStack
11 4 (1.25%) Sybase
11 4 (1.25%) Thales
11 4 (1.25%) Zerto
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Tria Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45k-55k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55k-60k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Belfast, County Antrim
Webrecruit
Salary: £Excellent DOE
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicestershire
Premier IT
Salary: £48000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits 12.5 % Bonus + Excellent Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits 12.5 % Bonus + Excellent Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Parham Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + up to 15% bonus, shares & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + pension + healthcare + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Zoopla Property Group Plc
Salary: Excellent benefits including bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
Salford
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Surrey
TRG
Salary: 45000-55000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago