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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Linux Engineer
Rank 793 827 816
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Engineer 94 46 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.082% 0.043% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.087% 0.046% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 86 44 82
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +4.54%

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
107735 100235 112120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.28% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 87213 83254 95688
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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
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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 +29 93 £55,000 -2.22% 6
London +22 62 £55,000 - 3
City of London +6 17 £52,500 +10.52% 2
Yorkshire -29 13 £50,000 -2.91% 1
West Yorkshire -20 12 £50,000 -2.91% 1
Leeds -21 12 £50,000 -2.91% 1
South East -20 6 £57,500 -
Cambridge -2 5 £62,500 -10.71% 1
Cambridgeshire -3 5 £62,500 -3.84% 1
East of England -27 5 £62,500 -3.84% 1
Berkshire - 5 £60,000 -
East Midlands - 3 £45,000 -
Derbyshire - 3 £45,000 -
Reading - 3 £60,000 -
Derby - 3 £45,000 -
York +2 2 £46,500 -
North Yorkshire -17 2 £45,000 -
Windsor - 2 £55,000 -
Bristol - 2 £32,500 - 1
South West - 2 £32,500 - 1
Oxford +11 1 £55,000 -4.34%
Oxfordshire +6 1 £55,000 -4.34%
Manchester -14 1 £40,000 -11.11%
North West -17 1 £40,000 -
South Wales - 1 £38,500 -
Wales - 1 £38,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £40,000 -
East Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -
Doncaster - 1 £45,000 -
Hull - 1 £45,000 -

Senior Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 187 (100.00%) Linux
2 61 (32.62%) Perl
3 59 (31.55%) Apache
3 59 (31.55%) Red Hat
4 57 (30.48%) UNIX
5 56 (29.95%) Puppet
6 48 (25.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 47 (25.13%) TCP/IP
8 46 (24.60%) DNS
8 46 (24.60%) Opscode Chef
9 45 (24.06%) Tomcat
9 45 (24.06%) Java
10 44 (23.53%) CentOS
11 43 (22.99%) MySQL
12 41 (21.93%) Python
13 39 (20.86%) Degree
13 39 (20.86%) Bash Shell
14 38 (20.32%) DevOps
15 36 (19.25%) Ruby
15 36 (19.25%) JBoss
15 36 (19.25%) SNMP
16 35 (18.72%) Agile Software Development
17 34 (18.18%) C
18 33 (17.65%) Firewall
18 33 (17.65%) Ubuntu
19 31 (16.58%) Load Balancing
20 28 (14.97%) Windows
21 27 (14.44%) SAN
22 26 (13.90%) LAMP
23 24 (12.83%) Finance

Senior Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 59 (31.55%) Apache
2 45 (24.06%) Tomcat
3 8 (4.28%) Jetty
4 5 (2.67%) nginx
5 3 (1.60%) IIS
5 3 (1.60%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.53%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.53%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.53%) Drupal
6 1 (0.53%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.53%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.53%) CloudStack
Business Applications
1 2 (1.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.07%) Joyent
3 2 (1.07%) SaaS
4 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.53%) AWS Data Pipeline
4 1 (0.53%) IaaS
4 1 (0.53%) PaaS
4 1 (0.53%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 47 (25.13%) TCP/IP
2 46 (24.60%) DNS
3 36 (19.25%) SNMP
4 33 (17.65%) Firewall
5 27 (14.44%) SAN
6 24 (12.83%) SSH
7 21 (11.23%) DHCP
8 18 (9.63%) LDAP
9 17 (9.09%) SSL
10 16 (8.56%) Internet
11 15 (8.02%) VPN
11 15 (8.02%) NAS
12 13 (6.95%) HTTP
13 9 (4.81%) IPv4
14 6 (3.21%) tcpdump
14 6 (3.21%) Wireshark
14 6 (3.21%) VLAN
14 6 (3.21%) BGP
14 6 (3.21%) SMTP
14 6 (3.21%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (22.99%) MySQL
2 18 (9.63%) Hadoop
3 15 (8.02%) HBase
4 13 (6.95%) NoSQL
5 12 (6.42%) MongoDB
5 12 (6.42%) MariaDB
6 9 (4.81%) Redis
7 7 (3.74%) Big Data
8 6 (3.21%) Mahout
8 6 (3.21%) Apache Hive
8 6 (3.21%) Oracle Database
8 6 (3.21%) Impala
8 6 (3.21%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (1.60%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.53%) SQL Server
11 1 (0.53%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (0.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.53%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 16 (8.56%) GCC
2 12 (6.42%) GDB
3 11 (5.88%) Hudson
3 11 (5.88%) Jenkins
4 5 (2.67%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.14%) Mercurial
6 3 (1.60%) Bazaar
7 2 (1.07%) Subversion
General
1 24 (12.83%) Finance
2 16 (8.56%) Telecoms
3 12 (6.42%) Advertising
4 11 (5.88%) Games
5 6 (3.21%) Online Betting
5 6 (3.21%) Law
6 5 (2.67%) Electronics
7 2 (1.07%) Marketing
7 2 (1.07%) Banking
7 2 (1.07%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.53%) Publishing
8 1 (0.53%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (13.90%) LAMP
2 19 (10.16%) J2EE
3 11 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
4 9 (4.81%) MSMQ
4 9 (4.81%) SOAP
5 5 (2.67%) CSS
5 5 (2.67%) XML
5 5 (2.67%) JSON
6 4 (2.14%) Direct3D
6 4 (2.14%) OpenGL
6 4 (2.14%) .NET
7 2 (1.07%) FreeSWITCH
7 2 (1.07%) Middleware
8 1 (0.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.30%) Embedded Systems
2 18 (9.63%) Computer Science
3 16 (8.56%) Open Source
4 15 (8.02%) Enterprise Storage
4 15 (8.02%) Clustering
5 12 (6.42%) Device Driver
6 9 (4.81%) Online Games
7 7 (3.74%) Social Media
8 6 (3.21%) Firmware
9 5 (2.67%) CCTV
9 5 (2.67%) Digital Media
10 4 (2.14%) Visualisation
10 4 (2.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 4 (2.14%) 3D Graphics
10 4 (2.14%) Streaming Video
11 2 (1.07%) PKI
11 2 (1.07%) DTV
12 1 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 1 (0.53%) Handset
12 1 (0.53%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 187 (100.00%) Linux
2 57 (30.48%) UNIX
3 48 (25.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 44 (23.53%) CentOS
5 33 (17.65%) Ubuntu
6 28 (14.97%) Windows
7 24 (12.83%) Embedded Linux
8 15 (8.02%) Solaris
9 14 (7.49%) Debian
10 7 (3.74%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (1.60%) AIX
11 3 (1.60%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (1.07%) VMS
12 2 (1.07%) HPUX
13 1 (0.53%) SUSE
13 1 (0.53%) Fedora
13 1 (0.53%) Android
13 1 (0.53%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (20.32%) DevOps
2 35 (18.72%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (16.58%) Load Balancing
4 24 (12.83%) E-Commerce
5 19 (10.16%) Software Engineering
6 12 (6.42%) ITIL
7 11 (5.88%) Service Delivery
7 11 (5.88%) Configuration Management
7 11 (5.88%) B2C
7 11 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (5.35%) Software Architecture
8 10 (5.35%) Mentoring
9 8 (4.28%) Scrum
10 6 (3.21%) Build Automation
10 6 (3.21%) MapReduce
10 6 (3.21%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (3.21%) TDD
11 4 (2.14%) Memory Management
11 4 (2.14%) Network Management
11 4 (2.14%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (32.62%) Perl
2 45 (24.06%) Java
3 41 (21.93%) Python
4 39 (20.86%) Bash Shell
5 36 (19.25%) Ruby
6 34 (18.18%) C
7 24 (12.83%) C++
8 21 (11.23%) SQL
9 11 (5.88%) Shell Script
9 11 (5.88%) Embedded C
9 11 (5.88%) Embedded C++
10 9 (4.81%) AWK
10 9 (4.81%) sed
11 7 (3.74%) PowerShell
12 6 (3.21%) PHP
13 5 (2.67%) JavaScript
14 4 (2.14%) Assembly Language
14 4 (2.14%) C#
15 3 (1.60%) Lisp
15 3 (1.60%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 39 (20.86%) Degree
2 13 (6.95%) RHCE
3 2 (1.07%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.53%) PhD
4 1 (0.53%) RHCA
4 1 (0.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.53%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (1.60%) QA
2 2 (1.07%) JTAG
2 2 (1.07%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.53%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (10.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (3.74%) Postfix
3 6 (3.21%) Active Directory
4 5 (2.67%) NFS
4 5 (2.67%) Xen
4 5 (2.67%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.60%) vSphere
6 2 (1.07%) Varnish
6 2 (1.07%) Kamailio
6 2 (1.07%) Dovecot
6 2 (1.07%) KVM
6 2 (1.07%) Samba
7 1 (0.53%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.53%) RHEV
7 1 (0.53%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 56 (29.95%) Puppet
2 46 (24.60%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (10.70%) Nagios
4 10 (5.35%) Opsview
4 10 (5.35%) SCOM
5 6 (3.21%) Zenoss
6 5 (2.67%) CFEngine
7 4 (2.14%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (1.07%) YUM
8 2 (1.07%) ZABBIX
8 2 (1.07%) Cacti
9 1 (0.53%) OpenView
9 1 (0.53%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.53%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.53%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.53%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.53%) Munin
9 1 (0.53%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.53%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.53%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 59 (31.55%) Red Hat
2 36 (19.25%) JBoss
3 24 (12.83%) Oracle
3 24 (12.83%) VMware
4 13 (6.95%) Cisco
5 12 (6.42%) HP
6 6 (3.21%) Cloudera
7 5 (2.67%) NetApp
7 5 (2.67%) EMC
7 5 (2.67%) Sun
7 5 (2.67%) Remedy
8 4 (2.14%) Open Text
8 4 (2.14%) Vignette
9 3 (1.60%) Microsoft
9 3 (1.60%) Dell
9 3 (1.60%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.07%) Rackspace
10 2 (1.07%) Splunk
10 2 (1.07%) Freescale
10 2 (1.07%) CheckPoint
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Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum c£50K + 20% Bonus
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