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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Linux Engineer
Rank 830 850 836
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Engineer 63 61 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.055% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.058% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 55 55 45
Average salary £50,000 £57,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £47,500 £43,100
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £56,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +18.42%

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
107809 104785 105042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.70% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 89260 86303 89863
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 21 November 2014 within the UK.

Senior Linux Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Linux Engineer
Top 26 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 21 November 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -16 59 £52,500 -8.69% 10
London -11 34 £55,000 -8.33% 6
City of London +34 14 £60,000 +20.00% 2
Yorkshire -28 11 £52,500 +50.00% 3
Leeds -6 10 £52,500 +1.94%
West Yorkshire -11 10 £52,500 +1.94%
Cambridgeshire -1 4 £70,000 +47.36% 1
Cambridge -4 4 £70,000 +47.36% 1
East of England -23 4 £70,000 +47.36% 1
South Wales - 4 £36,000 -
North West - 4 £40,000 -
Wales - 4 £36,000 -
Manchester - 4 £40,000 -
South West -14 3 £32,500 -43.47%
Cardiff - 3 £36,000 -
Bristol - 3 £32,500 -
South East -26 2 £47,500 -20.83%
Berkshire +13 1 £47,500 -5.00%
Surrey +9 1 £47,500 -20.83%
Derbyshire - 1 £45,000 -
North Yorkshire - 1 - - 3
Derby - 1 £45,000 -
Guildford - 1 £47,500 -
Newport - 1 £38,500 -
York - 1 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 £45,000 -

Senior Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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.

1 162 (100.00%) Linux
2 50 (30.86%) Red Hat
2 50 (30.86%) Apache
3 47 (29.01%) UNIX
3 47 (29.01%) Puppet
4 44 (27.16%) Perl
5 42 (25.93%) Opscode Chef
6 41 (25.31%) DevOps
7 40 (24.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 38 (23.46%) MySQL
8 38 (23.46%) TCP/IP
8 38 (23.46%) DNS
9 36 (22.22%) Java
10 35 (21.60%) Tomcat
10 35 (21.60%) CentOS
11 32 (19.75%) Bash Shell
12 31 (19.14%) Ubuntu
13 30 (18.52%) Load Balancing
13 30 (18.52%) Windows
14 29 (17.90%) Python
15 28 (17.28%) SNMP
15 28 (17.28%) Agile Software Development
16 27 (16.67%) VMware
17 26 (16.05%) Ruby
18 24 (14.81%) SAN
18 24 (14.81%) JBoss
19 23 (14.20%) C
19 23 (14.20%) E-Commerce
19 23 (14.20%) Firewall
19 23 (14.20%) SSH

Senior Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 50 (30.86%) Apache
2 35 (21.60%) Tomcat
3 24 (14.81%) JBoss
4 9 (5.56%) nginx
4 9 (5.56%) IIS
5 7 (4.32%) Jetty
6 3 (1.85%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.23%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.23%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.62%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.62%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.62%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.62%) CloudStack
Applications
1 3 (1.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (4.32%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.62%) SaaS
4 1 (0.62%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (0.62%) AWS Data Pipeline
Communications & Networking
1 38 (23.46%) TCP/IP
1 38 (23.46%) DNS
2 28 (17.28%) SNMP
3 24 (14.81%) SAN
4 23 (14.20%) Firewall
4 23 (14.20%) SSH
5 14 (8.64%) DHCP
6 13 (8.02%) HTTP
6 13 (8.02%) SSL
7 12 (7.41%) LDAP
8 10 (6.17%) NAS
9 8 (4.94%) Internet
9 8 (4.94%) VPN
10 7 (4.32%) IPv4
11 5 (3.09%) VLAN
12 4 (2.47%) Broadband
12 4 (2.47%) FTP
13 3 (1.85%) SMTP
13 3 (1.85%) HTTPS
13 3 (1.85%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (23.46%) MySQL
2 10 (6.17%) NoSQL
3 9 (5.56%) Hadoop
3 9 (5.56%) MongoDB
3 9 (5.56%) MariaDB
4 8 (4.94%) Redis
4 8 (4.94%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (4.32%) SQL Server
5 7 (4.32%) HBase
6 3 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.85%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.62%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.62%) Big Data
7 1 (0.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 13 (8.02%) GCC
2 12 (7.41%) Jenkins
3 8 (4.94%) Hudson
4 6 (3.70%) GDB
5 5 (3.09%) Git (software)
6 4 (2.47%) Mercurial
6 4 (2.47%) Bazaar
7 1 (0.62%) Subversion
7 1 (0.62%) JIRA
General
1 18 (11.11%) Finance
2 9 (5.56%) Advertising
3 8 (4.94%) Law
4 6 (3.70%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.47%) Games
6 2 (1.23%) Banking
6 2 (1.23%) Marketing
6 2 (1.23%) Electronics
6 2 (1.23%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.62%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (12.35%) LAMP
2 15 (9.26%) J2EE
3 8 (4.94%) RabbitMQ
4 7 (4.32%) SOAP
4 7 (4.32%) MSMQ
5 4 (2.47%) OpenGL
5 4 (2.47%) JSON
5 4 (2.47%) Web Services
5 4 (2.47%) XML
5 4 (2.47%) CSS
5 4 (2.47%) Direct3D
5 4 (2.47%) .NET
6 1 (0.62%) FreeSWITCH
6 1 (0.62%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.96%) Embedded Systems
2 15 (9.26%) Clustering
3 12 (7.41%) Device Driver
3 12 (7.41%) Computer Science
4 11 (6.79%) Enterprise Storage
5 7 (4.32%) Algorithms
6 6 (3.70%) Open Source
7 4 (2.47%) CCTV
7 4 (2.47%) Visualisation
7 4 (2.47%) 3D Graphics
7 4 (2.47%) Streaming Video
7 4 (2.47%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 3 (1.85%) PKI
8 3 (1.85%) Replication
8 3 (1.85%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.23%) Online Games
9 2 (1.23%) DTV
9 2 (1.23%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.62%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.62%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 162 (100.00%) Linux
2 47 (29.01%) UNIX
3 40 (24.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 35 (21.60%) CentOS
5 31 (19.14%) Ubuntu
6 30 (18.52%) Windows
7 22 (13.58%) Debian
8 19 (11.73%) Embedded Linux
9 16 (9.88%) Solaris
10 8 (4.94%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (4.32%) AIX
12 4 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (1.85%) HPUX
14 2 (1.23%) VMS
14 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (1.23%) Fedora
15 1 (0.62%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (25.31%) DevOps
2 30 (18.52%) Load Balancing
3 28 (17.28%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (14.20%) E-Commerce
5 17 (10.49%) Service Delivery
6 16 (9.88%) Software Engineering
7 13 (8.02%) B2C
8 11 (6.79%) Configuration Management
8 11 (6.79%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (4.32%) Software Architecture
9 7 (4.32%) Memory Management
10 6 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (3.70%) ITIL
11 4 (2.47%) Business Development
11 4 (2.47%) Penetration Testing
11 4 (2.47%) Network Management
11 4 (2.47%) Change Control
11 4 (2.47%) Build Automation
11 4 (2.47%) Mentoring
12 3 (1.85%) Resilience Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (27.16%) Perl
2 36 (22.22%) Java
3 32 (19.75%) Bash Shell
4 29 (17.90%) Python
5 26 (16.05%) Ruby
6 23 (14.20%) C
7 18 (11.11%) SQL
8 17 (10.49%) C++
9 10 (6.17%) Shell Script
10 8 (4.94%) Embedded C
10 8 (4.94%) Embedded C++
11 7 (4.32%) Assembly Language
11 7 (4.32%) AWK
11 7 (4.32%) sed
11 7 (4.32%) PowerShell
12 4 (2.47%) Scala
12 4 (2.47%) Haskell
12 4 (2.47%) Erlang
12 4 (2.47%) OCaml
12 4 (2.47%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 15 (9.26%) Degree
2 8 (4.94%) RHCE
3 4 (2.47%) RHCA
4 3 (1.85%) MCITP
4 3 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.23%) RHCSA
6 1 (0.62%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.62%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.23%) SLA
2 1 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.62%) QA
2 1 (0.62%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (12.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (4.32%) Hyper-V
3 5 (3.09%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.09%) Xen
3 5 (3.09%) KVM
3 5 (3.09%) LXC
4 4 (2.47%) NFS
4 4 (2.47%) Firmware
5 3 (1.85%) Postfix
5 3 (1.85%) XenServer
5 3 (1.85%) vSphere
6 2 (1.23%) Docker
6 2 (1.23%) RHEV
6 2 (1.23%) Samba
7 1 (0.62%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.62%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.62%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (0.62%) Varnish
7 1 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.62%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 47 (29.01%) Puppet
2 42 (25.93%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (9.26%) Nagios
4 9 (5.56%) SCOM
5 7 (4.32%) Opsview
6 5 (3.09%) CFEngine
7 4 (2.47%) YUM
8 3 (1.85%) Zenoss
8 3 (1.85%) Ansible
9 2 (1.23%) BladeLogic
9 2 (1.23%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.62%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.62%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.62%) Cacti
10 1 (0.62%) Munin
10 1 (0.62%) Cobbler
10 1 (0.62%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 50 (30.86%) Red Hat
2 27 (16.67%) VMware
3 21 (12.96%) Oracle
4 10 (6.17%) Cisco
4 10 (6.17%) HP
5 7 (4.32%) Dell
5 7 (4.32%) EMC
6 6 (3.70%) Sun
7 5 (3.09%) Microsoft
7 5 (3.09%) Remedy
8 4 (2.47%) NetApp
8 4 (2.47%) SolarWinds
8 4 (2.47%) Rackspace
9 3 (1.85%) 3PAR
10 2 (1.23%) Splunk
10 2 (1.23%) BMC
10 2 (1.23%) Veritas
10 2 (1.23%) Open Text
10 2 (1.23%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.23%) IBM
Central London / West End
Candour Solutions
Posted: 11 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60k - 65k per year
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Nativ Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum DOE + Benefits + Share Options
Posted: 9 days ago
North Yorkshire
Interquest - IQ ERP
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago