The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Linux Engineer
Rank 803 821 840
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Engineer 112 48 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.095% 0.044% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.047% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 88 41 54
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,500 £47,800
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £70,000 £56,750
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £65,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-26.15% +18.18%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
111102 102616 112143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.25% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 90827 85015 96150
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 24 July 2014 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 24 July 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 +37 110 £52,500 -4.54% 14
London +3 62 £55,000 - 10
South East -13 17 £55,000 -15.38% 1
Yorkshire -18 15 £45,000 -10.00% 1
City of London +1 12 £52,500 - 7
York +2 10 £46,500 -
North Yorkshire -4 10 £45,000 -
Surrey +14 9 £50,000 -23.07%
East of England -15 6 £52,500 -22.22% 2
Leeds -28 6 £50,000 - 1
West Yorkshire -38 6 £50,000 - 1
West Midlands - 6 £40,000 -
Warwickshire - 5 £40,000 -
Camberley - 5 £55,000 -
Rugby - 5 £40,000 -
Cambridgeshire -1 4 £55,000 -18.51% 2
Cambridge -10 4 £55,000 -21.42% 2
Berkshire +11 3 £60,000 -20.00%
Oxfordshire - 3 £42,500 - 1
East Midlands - 3 £45,000 -
Derby - 3 £45,000 -
Derbyshire - 3 £45,000 -
Oxford - 3 £42,500 - 1
Reading -3 2 £60,000 -20.00%
Cardiff - 2 £33,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £45,000 -
Wales - 2 £33,500 -
South Wales - 2 £33,500 -
Manchester +6 1 - -
North West -4 1 - -

Senior Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 189 (100.00%) Linux
2 75 (39.68%) Puppet
3 74 (39.15%) Red Hat
4 69 (36.51%) Perl
5 65 (34.39%) UNIX
5 65 (34.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 56 (29.63%) Tomcat
7 55 (29.10%) Apache
7 55 (29.10%) Java
8 54 (28.57%) Python
9 53 (28.04%) TCP/IP
10 51 (26.98%) MySQL
11 50 (26.46%) Opscode Chef
12 46 (24.34%) Bash Shell
12 46 (24.34%) CentOS
13 44 (23.28%) DNS
14 43 (22.75%) Ruby
14 43 (22.75%) DevOps
15 42 (22.22%) Degree
15 42 (22.22%) Load Balancing
16 38 (20.11%) SAN
17 37 (19.58%) Ubuntu
18 35 (18.52%) VMware
18 35 (18.52%) Oracle
18 35 (18.52%) C
19 32 (16.93%) Internet
20 30 (15.87%) JBoss
21 29 (15.34%) SNMP
21 29 (15.34%) Nagios
21 29 (15.34%) Firewall

Senior Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 56 (29.63%) Tomcat
2 55 (29.10%) Apache
3 16 (8.47%) Jetty
4 7 (3.70%) nginx
5 4 (2.12%) Apache Solr
5 4 (2.12%) Drupal
6 3 (1.59%) IIS
7 2 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.06%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.53%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.53%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.53%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.53%) Confluence
8 1 (0.53%) CloudStack
8 1 (0.53%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.53%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (0.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 20 (10.58%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (3.70%) Joyent
3 2 (1.06%) SaaS
4 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.53%) PaaS
4 1 (0.53%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (28.04%) TCP/IP
2 44 (23.28%) DNS
3 38 (20.11%) SAN
4 32 (16.93%) Internet
5 29 (15.34%) SNMP
5 29 (15.34%) Firewall
6 22 (11.64%) NAS
6 22 (11.64%) LDAP
7 20 (10.58%) SSH
8 19 (10.05%) VPN
9 16 (8.47%) DHCP
10 13 (6.88%) SSL
11 11 (5.82%) HTTP
12 9 (4.76%) VLAN
13 7 (3.70%) iSCSI
14 6 (3.17%) IPv4
15 5 (2.65%) Wireshark
15 5 (2.65%) Broadband
15 5 (2.65%) LAN
15 5 (2.65%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (26.98%) MySQL
2 19 (10.05%) Hadoop
3 16 (8.47%) HBase
4 10 (5.29%) NoSQL
4 10 (5.29%) MongoDB
5 8 (4.23%) Redis
5 8 (4.23%) MariaDB
6 7 (3.70%) Impala
6 7 (3.70%) Apache Hive
6 7 (3.70%) Big Data
6 7 (3.70%) Mahout
7 6 (3.17%) Oracle Database
8 5 (2.65%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (2.65%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (2.12%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (1.06%) SQL Server
11 1 (0.53%) Riak
Development Applications
1 17 (8.99%) Jenkins
2 13 (6.88%) Hudson
3 11 (5.82%) GCC
3 11 (5.82%) GDB
4 5 (2.65%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.12%) Ant
5 4 (2.12%) Maven
5 4 (2.12%) Mercurial
6 3 (1.59%) Subversion
7 1 (0.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.53%) JIRA
7 1 (0.53%) FishEye
General
1 25 (13.23%) Finance
2 18 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 13 (6.88%) Advertising
4 11 (5.82%) Online Betting
4 11 (5.82%) Games
5 6 (3.17%) Banking
6 4 (2.12%) Publishing
7 3 (1.59%) Law
7 3 (1.59%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (13.76%) J2EE
2 20 (10.58%) LAMP
3 10 (5.29%) SOAP
3 10 (5.29%) XML
4 9 (4.76%) JSON
4 9 (4.76%) CSS
5 8 (4.23%) RabbitMQ
6 7 (3.70%) MapReduce
7 6 (3.17%) MSMQ
8 3 (1.59%) .NET
8 3 (1.59%) Middleware
8 3 (1.59%) OpenGL
8 3 (1.59%) Direct3D
9 1 (0.53%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (0.53%) Web Services
9 1 (0.53%) FreeSWITCH
9 1 (0.53%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.17%) Enterprise Storage
2 22 (11.64%) Open Source
3 18 (9.52%) Embedded Systems
4 15 (7.94%) Computer Science
5 13 (6.88%) Device Driver
6 11 (5.82%) Social Media
7 10 (5.29%) Clustering
8 9 (4.76%) Online Games
9 5 (2.65%) CCTV
9 5 (2.65%) Firmware
9 5 (2.65%) Digital Media
10 3 (1.59%) Visualisation
10 3 (1.59%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 3 (1.59%) 3D Graphics
10 3 (1.59%) Streaming Video
10 3 (1.59%) Replication
11 1 (0.53%) Streaming Music
11 1 (0.53%) PKI
11 1 (0.53%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.53%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 189 (100.00%) Linux
2 65 (34.39%) UNIX
2 65 (34.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 46 (24.34%) CentOS
4 37 (19.58%) Ubuntu
5 26 (13.76%) Windows
6 24 (12.70%) Solaris
7 19 (10.05%) Embedded Linux
8 16 (8.47%) Debian
9 6 (3.17%) HPUX
10 5 (2.65%) AIX
11 4 (2.12%) SUSE
11 4 (2.12%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.53%) Android
13 1 (0.53%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.53%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.53%) Fedora
13 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (22.75%) DevOps
2 42 (22.22%) Load Balancing
3 26 (13.76%) E-Commerce
4 21 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 20 (10.58%) Configuration Management
6 14 (7.41%) Build Automation
7 13 (6.88%) Capacity Planning
7 13 (6.88%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (6.88%) Scrum
8 12 (6.35%) ITIL
9 10 (5.29%) Software Architecture
9 10 (5.29%) Release Management
10 8 (4.23%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (3.70%) TDD
12 6 (3.17%) Kanban
13 5 (2.65%) Load Testing
13 5 (2.65%) Integration Testing
13 5 (2.65%) Service Management
14 4 (2.12%) Root Cause Analysis
14 4 (2.12%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 69 (36.51%) Perl
2 55 (29.10%) Java
3 54 (28.57%) Python
4 46 (24.34%) Bash Shell
5 43 (22.75%) Ruby
6 35 (18.52%) C
7 20 (10.58%) C++
8 19 (10.05%) Shell Script
9 15 (7.94%) SQL
10 12 (6.35%) Embedded C
11 10 (5.29%) Embedded C++
11 10 (5.29%) PHP
12 9 (4.76%) JavaScript
12 9 (4.76%) AWK
12 9 (4.76%) sed
13 5 (2.65%) PowerShell
14 4 (2.12%) Assembly Language
15 3 (1.59%) C#
16 1 (0.53%) Korn
16 1 (0.53%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 42 (22.22%) Degree
2 16 (8.47%) RHCE
3 4 (2.12%) Sun Certification
3 4 (2.12%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.53%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.17%) QA
2 4 (2.12%) SLA
3 2 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.06%) JTAG
4 1 (0.53%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.53%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 20 (10.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (6.35%) Postfix
3 7 (3.70%) NFS
4 6 (3.17%) vSphere
5 5 (2.65%) Active Directory
6 4 (2.12%) VirtualBox
6 4 (2.12%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (2.12%) Varnish
6 4 (2.12%) XenApp
6 4 (2.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (1.59%) Sendmail
7 3 (1.59%) Hyper-V
7 3 (1.59%) Xen
7 3 (1.59%) KVM
8 1 (0.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.53%) RHEV
8 1 (0.53%) Kamailio
8 1 (0.53%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 75 (39.68%) Puppet
2 50 (26.46%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (15.34%) Nagios
4 14 (7.41%) CFEngine
5 10 (5.29%) Opsview
6 8 (4.23%) SCOM
7 6 (3.17%) ZABBIX
8 5 (2.65%) Munin
8 5 (2.65%) Zenoss
8 5 (2.65%) OpenView
8 5 (2.65%) Vagrant
8 5 (2.65%) Red Hat Satellite
9 4 (2.12%) Capistrano
9 4 (2.12%) NetBackup
10 3 (1.59%) Cobbler
11 2 (1.06%) Cacti
12 1 (0.53%) EMC NetWorker
12 1 (0.53%) Ganglia
12 1 (0.53%) Plesk
12 1 (0.53%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 74 (39.15%) Red Hat
2 35 (18.52%) VMware
2 35 (18.52%) Oracle
3 30 (15.87%) JBoss
4 18 (9.52%) HP
5 13 (6.88%) EMC
5 13 (6.88%) NetApp
6 11 (5.82%) Cisco
7 7 (3.70%) Rackspace
7 7 (3.70%) Cloudera
8 5 (2.65%) SolarWinds
8 5 (2.65%) Dell
8 5 (2.65%) Citrix
9 4 (2.12%) Sun
9 4 (2.12%) Symantec
9 4 (2.12%) Remedy
9 4 (2.12%) Open Text
9 4 (2.12%) Vignette
10 2 (1.06%) Freescale
10 2 (1.06%) Splunk
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