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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Linux Engineer
Rank 784 864 810
Rank change year-on-year
+80 -54
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Engineer 127 117 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.11% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.11% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 108 102 156
Median salary £60,000 £59,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.84% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £58,500 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+20.61% +7.77%

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
94446 105603 113036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.30% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79450 87181 92036
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +45 124 £60,000 +0.84% 10
London +33 53 £65,000 +1.96% 5
South East +23 38 £60,000 +4.34% 2
Surrey +30 18 £55,000 +22.22% 1
East of England +29 18 £58,500 +37.64% 1
Berkshire +3 9 £72,500 +3.57%
Brighton +17 7 £60,000 -
East Sussex +10 7 £60,000 -
West Midlands +6 7 - - 1
Bedfordshire - 7 £65,000 -
Yorkshire +41 6 £57,500 +18.55%
Hertfordshire - 6 £45,000 -
City of London +69 5 £67,500 +10.20%
Warwickshire +8 5 - -
Warwick -9 5 - -
Egham - 4 £70,000 -
Luton - 4 £65,000 -
Bracknell - 4 - -
South Wales +8 3 £37,500 -6.25%
Wales +6 3 £37,500 -6.25%
Essex - 3 £47,500 -
Borehamwood - 3 £45,000 -
Guildford - 3 £67,500 -
Woking - 3 £47,500 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £65,000 -
Cardiff - 3 £37,500 -
North Yorkshire +25 2 - -
York +13 2 - -
Reading +11 2 £62,500 -10.71%
Cambridge +2 2 £48,750 +14.70% 1

Senior Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 258 (100.00%) Linux
2 122 (47.29%) Python
3 116 (44.96%) DevOps
4 109 (42.25%) VMware
5 106 (41.09%) Red Hat
6 104 (40.31%) Puppet
7 81 (31.40%) VMware Infrastructure
8 78 (30.23%) Amazon AWS
9 75 (29.07%) Windows
10 74 (28.68%) Perl
11 72 (27.91%) Apache
12 69 (26.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 69 (26.74%) Ansible
13 68 (26.36%) Unix
14 67 (25.97%) Opscode Chef
15 58 (22.48%) CentOS
15 58 (22.48%) MySQL
15 58 (22.48%) DNS
16 55 (21.32%) Cisco
17 54 (20.93%) Continuous Integration
18 53 (20.54%) Java
18 53 (20.54%) Agile Software Development
19 51 (19.77%) Configuration Management
19 51 (19.77%) Bash Shell
20 50 (19.38%) Tomcat
21 48 (18.60%) Finance
22 46 (17.83%) Jenkins
23 43 (16.67%) LAMP
24 41 (15.89%) Nagios
24 41 (15.89%) Oracle

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 72 (27.91%) Apache
2 50 (19.38%) Tomcat
3 27 (10.47%) JBoss
4 17 (6.59%) WebLogic
5 15 (5.81%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (3.88%) IIS
7 9 (3.49%) WebSphere
8 7 (2.71%) nginx
9 5 (1.94%) Apache Spark
9 5 (1.94%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 4 (1.55%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (1.55%) WebLogic Portal
11 3 (1.16%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 2 (0.78%) Drupal
12 2 (0.78%) Lightstreamer
12 2 (0.78%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.78%) Skype for Business
13 1 (0.39%) Jetty
13 1 (0.39%) Resin
Applications
1 15 (5.81%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 78 (30.23%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (12.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (9.69%) SaaS
4 9 (3.49%) PaaS
5 7 (2.71%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (2.33%) Amazon S3
6 6 (2.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 4 (1.55%) IaaS
8 3 (1.16%) SoftLayer
9 2 (0.78%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.39%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.39%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.39%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 58 (22.48%) DNS
2 38 (14.73%) Firewall
3 37 (14.34%) SAN
4 27 (10.47%) TCP/IP
5 21 (8.14%) VLAN
6 17 (6.59%) LDAP
7 15 (5.81%) NAS
7 15 (5.81%) VoIP
8 14 (5.43%) Cisco Nexus
8 14 (5.43%) HTTP
9 13 (5.04%) SSH
9 13 (5.04%) VPN
10 11 (4.26%) Network Security
11 8 (3.10%) SNMP
12 7 (2.71%) DHCP
12 7 (2.71%) MPLS
13 6 (2.33%) LAN
13 6 (2.33%) SSL
13 6 (2.33%) WAN
14 5 (1.94%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (22.48%) MySQL
2 15 (5.81%) NoSQL
3 13 (5.04%) MongoDB
3 13 (5.04%) SQL Server
4 11 (4.26%) Redis
5 10 (3.88%) MariaDB
6 9 (3.49%) Hadoop
6 9 (3.49%) Relational Database
7 8 (3.10%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (2.71%) CouchDB
8 7 (2.71%) Riak
9 5 (1.94%) Big Data
9 5 (1.94%) Firebird
10 4 (1.55%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (1.16%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.39%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.39%) HBase
12 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 46 (17.83%) Jenkins
2 23 (8.91%) Git (software)
3 16 (6.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 10 (3.88%) JIRA
4 10 (3.88%) Subversion
4 10 (3.88%) Vagrant
5 8 (3.10%) TeamCity
6 7 (2.71%) Sonatype Nexus
7 5 (1.94%) Maven
8 2 (0.78%) Ant
8 2 (0.78%) RSpec
9 1 (0.39%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.39%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.39%) GCC
9 1 (0.39%) Gradle
9 1 (0.39%) MSI
9 1 (0.39%) NuGet
General
1 48 (18.60%) Finance
2 31 (12.02%) Law
3 21 (8.14%) Banking
4 15 (5.81%) Manufacturing
4 15 (5.81%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.10%) Games
6 5 (1.94%) Electronics
6 5 (1.94%) Publishing
7 3 (1.16%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.16%) Front Office
7 3 (1.16%) Retail
8 2 (0.78%) Advertising
8 2 (0.78%) Back Office
9 1 (0.39%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (16.67%) LAMP
2 30 (11.63%) Web Services
3 11 (4.26%) RabbitMQ
4 10 (3.88%) Middleware
5 8 (3.10%) J2EE
6 6 (2.33%) CSS
7 5 (1.94%) .NET
7 5 (1.94%) ELK Stack
7 5 (1.94%) JSON
7 5 (1.94%) XML
8 4 (1.55%) ActiveMQ
8 4 (1.55%) JMS
8 4 (1.55%) LAPP Stack
9 3 (1.16%) FIX Protocol
9 3 (1.16%) MSMQ
10 2 (0.78%) Kafka
10 2 (0.78%) MCollective
11 1 (0.39%) 802.1X
11 1 (0.39%) AngularJS
11 1 (0.39%) React
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.20%) Clustering
2 14 (5.43%) EMC VNX
3 12 (4.65%) Data Centre
3 12 (4.65%) Fintech
4 10 (3.88%) PKI
5 9 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.71%) Artificial Intelligence
6 7 (2.71%) NHS
7 6 (2.33%) Embedded Systems
8 5 (1.94%) Cloud Native
8 5 (1.94%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.94%) Hedge funds
8 5 (1.94%) User Experience
9 4 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.55%) Mathematics
10 3 (1.16%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.16%) PACS
10 3 (1.16%) Social Network
11 2 (0.78%) HP Superdome
11 2 (0.78%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 258 (100.00%) Linux
2 75 (29.07%) Windows
3 69 (26.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 68 (26.36%) Unix
5 58 (22.48%) CentOS
6 31 (12.02%) Ubuntu
7 28 (10.85%) Solaris
7 28 (10.85%) Windows Server
8 16 (6.20%) Debian
9 15 (5.81%) Mac OS X
10 14 (5.43%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (5.04%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (3.88%) AIX
13 7 (2.71%) Oracle Linux
14 6 (2.33%) SUSE
15 4 (1.55%) Android
15 4 (1.55%) Embedded Linux
16 2 (0.78%) HPUX
16 2 (0.78%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (44.96%) DevOps
2 54 (20.93%) Continuous Integration
3 53 (20.54%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (19.77%) Configuration Management
5 40 (15.50%) ITIL
6 39 (15.12%) High Availability
7 23 (8.91%) Open Source
8 22 (8.53%) Load Balancing
9 21 (8.14%) Scrum
10 17 (6.59%) Service Management
11 16 (6.20%) Virtual Environments
12 14 (5.43%) E-Commerce
12 14 (5.43%) Software Engineering
12 14 (5.43%) Web Operations
13 13 (5.04%) Microservices
14 11 (4.26%) Continuous Improvement
14 11 (4.26%) Mentoring
14 11 (4.26%) Performance Tuning
15 10 (3.88%) Business Intelligence
16 9 (3.49%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 122 (47.29%) Python
2 74 (28.68%) Perl
3 53 (20.54%) Java
4 51 (19.77%) Bash Shell
5 36 (13.95%) PowerShell
6 34 (13.18%) SQL
7 32 (12.40%) Ruby
8 23 (8.91%) Shell Script
9 20 (7.75%) PHP
10 17 (6.59%) C++
11 10 (3.88%) JavaScript
12 8 (3.10%) C
12 8 (3.10%) C#
12 8 (3.10%) Korn
13 5 (1.94%) C-shell
14 4 (1.55%) Bourne shell
15 1 (0.39%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (8.14%) Degree
2 20 (7.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 18 (6.98%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (6.20%) CCNA
4 16 (6.20%) CCNP
5 14 (5.43%) RHCE
6 12 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (4.26%) RHCSA
8 6 (2.33%) SC Cleared
8 6 (2.33%) Security Cleared
9 5 (1.94%) BPSS Clearance
9 5 (1.94%) CTC Cleared
10 4 (1.55%) MCITP
10 4 (1.55%) MCSE
10 4 (1.55%) RHCA
11 1 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.10%) QA
2 6 (2.33%) SLA
3 5 (1.94%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 81 (31.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (14.73%) Docker
3 26 (10.08%) vSphere
4 22 (8.53%) Hyper-V
5 16 (6.20%) Active Directory
6 15 (5.81%) Oracle RAC
7 14 (5.43%) KVM
8 12 (4.65%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (4.26%) iptables
10 9 (3.49%) VMware ESX
11 8 (3.10%) Virtual Servers
12 7 (2.71%) Virtual Machines
13 5 (1.94%) LXC
13 5 (1.94%) NFS
13 5 (1.94%) Xen
14 4 (1.55%) Corosync
15 2 (0.78%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 2 (0.78%) Firmware
15 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 2 (0.78%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 104 (40.31%) Puppet
2 69 (26.74%) Ansible
3 67 (25.97%) Opscode Chef
4 41 (15.89%) Nagios
5 13 (5.04%) HAProxy
6 11 (4.26%) BMC PATROL
7 10 (3.88%) Kubernetes
8 8 (3.10%) Cacti
8 8 (3.10%) ZABBIX
9 7 (2.71%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 5 (1.94%) Backup Exec
10 5 (1.94%) Graphite
10 5 (1.94%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 5 (1.94%) Salt
10 5 (1.94%) SCOM
10 5 (1.94%) vMotion
11 4 (1.55%) OpenAM
11 4 (1.55%) Oracle ZFS
11 4 (1.55%) Pacemaker
12 2 (0.78%) SELinux
Vendors
1 109 (42.25%) VMware
2 106 (41.09%) Red Hat
3 55 (21.32%) Cisco
4 41 (15.89%) Oracle
5 31 (12.02%) HP
6 29 (11.24%) Microsoft
7 23 (8.91%) EMC
8 15 (5.81%) Rackspace
9 12 (4.65%) NetApp
10 11 (4.26%) BMC
11 8 (3.10%) 3PAR
11 8 (3.10%) Sun
12 7 (2.71%) Juniper
13 6 (2.33%) IBM
14 5 (1.94%) Citrix
14 5 (1.94%) Percona
14 5 (1.94%) Symantec
14 5 (1.94%) Veeam
15 4 (1.55%) Fiorano
15 4 (1.55%) Google
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