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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Linux Engineer
Rank 799 819 789
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Engineer 136 118 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.11% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 103 93 114
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £53,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
97363 102681 101319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.13% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81714 85063 81425
Average 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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Linux Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 10 February 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
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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 +45 134 £60,000 +9.09% 15
London +26 64 £62,500 - 6
South East +14 23 £60,000 +20.00% 2
City of London +64 21 £61,250 +2.08% 2
Berkshire 0 17 £60,000 +14.28% 2
East of England +5 15 £45,000 -28.00%
West Midlands -6 12 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Birmingham +6 10 - -
Yorkshire +1 7 £65,000 +12.06% 4
Cambridgeshire +7 6 £45,000 -28.00%
Cambridge -2 6 £45,000 -28.00%
West Yorkshire -1 5 £65,000 +12.06% 4
Nottinghamshire - 5 - -
East Midlands - 5 - -
Nottingham - 5 - -
Leeds - 5 £65,000 - 4
Hertfordshire - 5 £50,000 -
North West +22 4 £50,000 - 1
Saffron Walden +1 4 £45,000 -
Essex -2 4 £45,000 -16.27%
Hemel Hempstead - 4 £48,750 -
Manchester +22 3 £50,000 +42.85%
Reading +7 3 £50,000 -9.09% 2
South West -10 3 £45,500 +10.30% 1
Newbury - 3 £50,000 -
North Yorkshire +5 2 - -
York -3 2 - -
Oxfordshire - 2 £85,000 -
Cheshire +23 1 £50,000 - 1
Hampshire +18 1 £35,000 -41.66%

Senior Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 280 (100.00%) Linux
2 151 (53.93%) Python
3 101 (36.07%) VMware
4 97 (34.64%) Red Hat
5 88 (31.43%) Puppet
6 82 (29.29%) DevOps
7 78 (27.86%) Perl
8 75 (26.79%) Bash Shell
9 74 (26.43%) Amazon AWS
10 69 (24.64%) Agile Software Development
11 68 (24.29%) VMware Infrastructure
12 63 (22.50%) Unix
13 59 (21.07%) Java
13 59 (21.07%) Opscode Chef
14 58 (20.71%) Cisco
15 53 (18.93%) Windows
15 53 (18.93%) Ansible
15 53 (18.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 52 (18.57%) MySQL
17 51 (18.21%) Apache
18 49 (17.50%) ITIL
19 47 (16.79%) Continuous Integration
20 44 (15.71%) Firewall
21 42 (15.00%) Nagios
22 41 (14.64%) Docker
22 41 (14.64%) Jenkins
22 41 (14.64%) Configuration Management
23 40 (14.29%) LAMP
24 39 (13.93%) Software Engineering
24 39 (13.93%) Cisco Nexus

Senior Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 51 (18.21%) Apache
2 15 (5.36%) nginx
3 13 (4.64%) Tomcat
4 10 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (3.21%) IIS
5 9 (3.21%) OpenStack
6 8 (2.86%) Node.js
7 7 (2.50%) Drupal
8 6 (2.14%) Confluence
8 6 (2.14%) SharePoint
9 5 (1.79%) JBoss
10 3 (1.07%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.71%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 2 (0.71%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
12 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.36%) Jetty
12 1 (0.36%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (2.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.07%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.14%) Magento
2 2 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 74 (26.43%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (5.71%) SaaS
3 11 (3.93%) PaaS
4 10 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (3.21%) OpenShift
6 8 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (2.50%) Google App Engine
7 7 (2.50%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (2.14%) Amazon S3
9 3 (1.07%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (1.07%) IaaS
9 3 (1.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.36%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 44 (15.71%) Firewall
2 39 (13.93%) Cisco Nexus
3 38 (13.57%) TCP/IP
4 26 (9.29%) DNS
5 18 (6.43%) BGP
5 18 (6.43%) SAN
6 16 (5.71%) OSPF
6 16 (5.71%) VPN
7 15 (5.36%) HTTP
7 15 (5.36%) Internet
8 14 (5.00%) MPLS
8 14 (5.00%) Spanning Tree
9 13 (4.64%) LDAP
9 13 (4.64%) Network Security
10 12 (4.29%) Asterisk PBX
10 12 (4.29%) PBX
10 12 (4.29%) SMS
11 9 (3.21%) Cisco IOS
12 7 (2.50%) VLAN
12 7 (2.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (18.57%) MySQL
2 21 (7.50%) PostgreSQL
3 18 (6.43%) Redis
4 17 (6.07%) Big Data
5 16 (5.71%) MongoDB
6 13 (4.64%) SQL Server
7 12 (4.29%) Relational Database
8 10 (3.57%) NoSQL
8 10 (3.57%) RDBMS
8 10 (3.57%) Riak
9 9 (3.21%) Hadoop
10 8 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (2.14%) Ingres
12 5 (1.79%) HBase
13 4 (1.43%) Firebird
14 3 (1.07%) CouchDB
14 3 (1.07%) Neo4j
15 2 (0.71%) Couchbase
15 2 (0.71%) OpenTSDB
15 2 (0.71%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 41 (14.64%) Jenkins
2 34 (12.14%) Git (software)
3 26 (9.29%) Sonatype Nexus
4 19 (6.79%) JIRA
5 14 (5.00%) TeamCity
6 13 (4.64%) Maven
7 12 (4.29%) Ant
7 12 (4.29%) Gradle
8 10 (3.57%) Artifactory
8 10 (3.57%) Hudson
9 8 (2.86%) Vagrant
10 5 (1.79%) Subversion
11 4 (1.43%) Eclipse
12 3 (1.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 2 (0.71%) PhpStorm
13 2 (0.71%) Selenium
14 1 (0.36%) Cucumber
14 1 (0.36%) IntelliJ
14 1 (0.36%) JUnit
14 1 (0.36%) Robot Framework
General
1 33 (11.79%) Finance
2 31 (11.07%) Telecoms
3 29 (10.36%) Law
4 9 (3.21%) Electronics
5 8 (2.86%) Publishing
6 6 (2.14%) Legal
6 6 (2.14%) Marketing
7 5 (1.79%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.71%) Advertising
8 2 (0.71%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.71%) Front Office
9 1 (0.36%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (14.29%) LAMP
2 23 (8.21%) Web Services
3 13 (4.64%) LAPP Stack
4 11 (3.93%) LEMP Stack
5 10 (3.57%) .NET
6 9 (3.21%) CSS
6 9 (3.21%) Middleware
7 8 (2.86%) HTML
7 8 (2.86%) JSON
7 8 (2.86%) XML
8 7 (2.50%) Ajax
8 7 (2.50%) CSS3
8 7 (2.50%) ebXML
8 7 (2.50%) HTML5
8 7 (2.50%) jQuery
8 7 (2.50%) SOAP
8 7 (2.50%) XML Messaging
9 5 (1.79%) RabbitMQ
10 4 (1.43%) MCollective
11 3 (1.07%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.29%) EMC VNX
2 20 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (5.00%) Data Centre
4 12 (4.29%) Digital Media
4 12 (4.29%) IVR
5 11 (3.93%) Hedge funds
6 9 (3.21%) Clustering
7 7 (2.50%) Semantic Web
8 5 (1.79%) Embedded Systems
8 5 (1.79%) Interactive TV
9 4 (1.43%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.43%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.43%) Visualisation
10 3 (1.07%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.71%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.71%) Derivative
11 2 (0.71%) Device Driver
11 2 (0.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 2 (0.71%) Internet of Things
11 2 (0.71%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 280 (100.00%) Linux
2 63 (22.50%) Unix
3 53 (18.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 53 (18.93%) Windows
4 38 (13.57%) CentOS
5 13 (4.64%) Solaris
6 12 (4.29%) Ubuntu
7 9 (3.21%) SUSE
8 7 (2.50%) Debian
8 7 (2.50%) Windows Server
8 7 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (2.14%) Android
9 6 (2.14%) Embedded Linux
9 6 (2.14%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (1.79%) AIX
10 5 (1.79%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 3 (1.07%) Fedora
11 3 (1.07%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.71%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (29.29%) DevOps
2 69 (24.64%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (17.50%) ITIL
4 47 (16.79%) Continuous Integration
5 41 (14.64%) Configuration Management
6 39 (13.93%) Mentoring
6 39 (13.93%) Software Engineering
7 35 (12.50%) High Availability
8 20 (7.14%) Load Balancing
9 19 (6.79%) E-Commerce
10 17 (6.07%) Open Source
10 17 (6.07%) Service Management
11 15 (5.36%) Project Management
12 14 (5.00%) Scrum
13 11 (3.93%) Multithreading
13 11 (3.93%) Service Delivery
14 10 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
14 10 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
15 9 (3.21%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 151 (53.93%) Python
2 78 (27.86%) Perl
3 75 (26.79%) Bash Shell
4 59 (21.07%) Java
5 34 (12.14%) Ruby
6 27 (9.64%) C++
7 26 (9.29%) PHP
7 26 (9.29%) SQL
8 24 (8.57%) PowerShell
9 20 (7.14%) C
10 12 (4.29%) JavaScript
11 9 (3.21%) Shell Script
12 5 (1.79%) Embedded C++
12 5 (1.79%) Korn
13 3 (1.07%) C#
13 3 (1.07%) Embedded C
14 2 (0.71%) Lua
14 2 (0.71%) PHP 5
15 1 (0.36%) Clojure
15 1 (0.36%) Scala
Qualifications
1 37 (13.21%) Degree
2 28 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (8.93%) CCNP
4 22 (7.86%) CCNA
5 20 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 19 (6.79%) RHCE
7 16 (5.71%) RHCSA
8 11 (3.93%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.07%) CCA
9 3 (1.07%) CCIE
9 3 (1.07%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (0.71%) ISEB
10 2 (0.71%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.71%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.36%) RHCA
11 1 (0.36%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.86%) QA
2 17 (6.07%) SLA
3 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.36%) JTAG
System Software
1 68 (24.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (14.64%) Docker
3 28 (10.00%) vSphere
4 19 (6.79%) Hyper-V
5 16 (5.71%) KVM
6 15 (5.36%) Xen
7 12 (4.29%) VMware ESX
8 9 (3.21%) Varnish
8 9 (3.21%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (3.21%) XenServer
9 6 (2.14%) Postfix
10 5 (1.79%) Active Directory
10 5 (1.79%) Firmware
11 4 (1.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (1.07%) Squid
12 3 (1.07%) XenApp
13 2 (0.71%) Corosync
13 2 (0.71%) NFS
13 2 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.71%) qmail
Systems Management
1 88 (31.43%) Puppet
2 59 (21.07%) Opscode Chef
3 53 (18.93%) Ansible
4 42 (15.00%) Nagios
5 12 (4.29%) ZABBIX
6 10 (3.57%) SCCM
7 9 (3.21%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 9 (3.21%) WSUS
8 6 (2.14%) Salt
9 4 (1.43%) Graphite
9 4 (1.43%) logstash
10 3 (1.07%) BladeLogic
10 3 (1.07%) ITRS Geneos
10 3 (1.07%) Packer
10 3 (1.07%) vRealize
11 2 (0.71%) Cacti
11 2 (0.71%) collectd
11 2 (0.71%) Ganglia
11 2 (0.71%) Kibana
11 2 (0.71%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 101 (36.07%) VMware
2 97 (34.64%) Red Hat
3 58 (20.71%) Cisco
4 37 (13.21%) Oracle
5 29 (10.36%) Microsoft
6 27 (9.64%) EMC
7 11 (3.93%) Citrix
7 11 (3.93%) Splunk
8 9 (3.21%) Google
8 9 (3.21%) NetApp
8 9 (3.21%) Qualys
9 8 (2.86%) IBM
10 7 (2.50%) HP
10 7 (2.50%) Sophos
11 5 (1.79%) Dell
11 5 (1.79%) F5
12 4 (1.43%) CheckPoint
12 4 (1.43%) Sun
13 3 (1.07%) BMC
13 3 (1.07%) CA
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Karhoo Inc
Salary: £Very Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Middlewich
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £70000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
East London
Talent Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago