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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Linux Engineer
Rank 839 838 848
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Engineer 64 90 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.078% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.082% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 56 58 33
Average salary £58,750 £57,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.17% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £44,250
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +12.99%

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
104868 109684 105271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.59% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 85928 88706 87993
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,450 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 1 April 2015 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 1 April 2015. 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 +13 62 £60,000 +4.34% 11
London -46 22 £60,000 +4.34% 3
South East +5 21 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Hampshire - 14 £60,000 -
Andover - 12 £60,000 -
Yorkshire -1 8 £50,000 +19.76% 2
West Yorkshire - 8 £50,000 - 1
Leeds - 8 £50,000 - 1
City of London +2 4 £68,750 +37.50% 1
North West - 4 £50,000 -
South West - 4 £50,000 - 4
Warrington - 4 £50,000 -
Cheshire - 4 £50,000 -
Oxfordshire +10 3 £55,000 - 1
Cambridge +10 3 £70,000 +7.69%
East of England +10 3 £70,000 +7.69%
Cambridgeshire +9 3 £70,000 +7.69%
Oxford +7 3 £55,000 - 1
Bristol - 3 £47,500 - 1
Berkshire -5 2 £65,000 +30.00%
South Wales -14 2 £38,500 -9.41%
Wales -18 2 £38,500 -9.41%
Reading - 2 £65,000 -
Surrey +6 1 £42,500 -34.61%
Cardiff -10 1 - -
Guildford - 1 £42,500 -
Twickenham - 1 £60,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Newport - 1 £38,500 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £57,500 - 3

Senior Linux Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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.

1 120 (100.00%) Linux
2 46 (38.33%) Red Hat
3 43 (35.83%) Apache
4 41 (34.17%) DevOps
5 37 (30.83%) Perl
6 36 (30.00%) Puppet
7 34 (28.33%) Windows
8 33 (27.50%) TCP/IP
9 32 (26.67%) Java
9 32 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 31 (25.83%) MySQL
10 31 (25.83%) VMware
11 29 (24.17%) Opscode Chef
12 28 (23.33%) Python
13 27 (22.50%) UNIX
13 27 (22.50%) VMware Infrastructure
13 27 (22.50%) Bash Shell
14 26 (21.67%) Solaris
15 25 (20.83%) Oracle
16 24 (20.00%) RHCE
17 22 (18.33%) Firewall
18 20 (16.67%) Tomcat
19 19 (15.83%) Cisco
20 18 (15.00%) Configuration Management
20 18 (15.00%) Finance
21 17 (14.17%) Ansible
22 16 (13.33%) Ruby
22 16 (13.33%) Ubuntu
22 16 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
23 15 (12.50%) DNS

Senior Linux Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 43 (35.83%) Apache
2 20 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 12 (10.00%) nginx
4 11 (9.17%) IIS
5 7 (5.83%) JBoss
6 3 (2.50%) Jetty
7 2 (1.67%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.67%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.83%) Drupal
8 1 (0.83%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.83%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.83%) CMS
8 1 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.83%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.83%) WordPress
8 1 (0.83%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.83%) PaaS
3 6 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (4.17%) IaaS
5 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (2.50%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.67%) SaaS
7 1 (0.83%) Google Compute Engine
7 1 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 33 (27.50%) TCP/IP
2 22 (18.33%) Firewall
3 15 (12.50%) DNS
4 14 (11.67%) SAN
4 14 (11.67%) LDAP
5 9 (7.50%) VPN
6 6 (5.00%) HTTP
7 4 (3.33%) Internet
7 4 (3.33%) HTTPS
7 4 (3.33%) BGP
7 4 (3.33%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (2.50%) iSCSI
8 3 (2.50%) DAB
8 3 (2.50%) OSPF
8 3 (2.50%) DHCP
9 2 (1.67%) FTP
9 2 (1.67%) SSL
9 2 (1.67%) SSH
9 2 (1.67%) NAS
9 2 (1.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (25.83%) MySQL
2 10 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.67%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.83%) Redis
5 1 (0.83%) Big Data
5 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 12 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.33%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.67%) JIRA
4 1 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.83%) Maven
4 1 (0.83%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.83%) Gerrit
4 1 (0.83%) GCC
General
1 18 (15.00%) Finance
2 10 (8.33%) Law
3 6 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.33%) Games
5 3 (2.50%) Retail
6 1 (0.83%) Marketing
6 1 (0.83%) German Language
6 1 (0.83%) Banking
6 1 (0.83%) Electronics
6 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.83%) Advertising
6 1 (0.83%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.33%) Web Services
2 6 (5.00%) XML
2 6 (5.00%) LAMP
2 6 (5.00%) CSS
2 6 (5.00%) JSON
3 5 (4.17%) ActiveMQ
4 4 (3.33%) Servlets
4 4 (3.33%) J2EE
5 2 (1.67%) .NET
6 1 (0.83%) Middleware
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.83%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.67%) Device Driver
2 7 (5.83%) Clustering
2 7 (5.83%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.33%) Replication
5 3 (2.50%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.67%) Open Source
6 2 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.67%) EMC Centera
7 1 (0.83%) Wiki
7 1 (0.83%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.83%) PKI
7 1 (0.83%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.83%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.83%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 120 (100.00%) Linux
2 34 (28.33%) Windows
3 32 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 27 (22.50%) UNIX
5 26 (21.67%) Solaris
6 16 (13.33%) Ubuntu
7 15 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (10.00%) CentOS
8 12 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (8.33%) Debian
10 5 (4.17%) AIX
10 5 (4.17%) HPUX
11 2 (1.67%) VMS
11 2 (1.67%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.83%) Scientific Linux
12 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.83%) Amazon Linux
12 1 (0.83%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (34.17%) DevOps
2 18 (15.00%) Configuration Management
3 15 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (11.67%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (10.83%) Service Delivery
6 12 (10.00%) Load Balancing
7 10 (8.33%) Project Management
8 9 (7.50%) E-Commerce
8 9 (7.50%) Capacity Planning
9 8 (6.67%) Software Engineering
10 7 (5.83%) Penetration Testing
10 7 (5.83%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (5.00%) Memory Management
12 4 (3.33%) Unit Testing
12 4 (3.33%) Automated Testing
12 4 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
13 3 (2.50%) Change Control
14 2 (1.67%) Build Automation
14 2 (1.67%) Database Tuning
14 2 (1.67%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (30.83%) Perl
2 32 (26.67%) Java
3 28 (23.33%) Python
4 27 (22.50%) Bash Shell
5 16 (13.33%) Ruby
6 13 (10.83%) Shell Script
7 12 (10.00%) C
8 11 (9.17%) SQL
9 10 (8.33%) PHP
10 7 (5.83%) JavaScript
11 5 (4.17%) Assembly Language
12 3 (2.50%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.67%) C++
14 1 (0.83%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (20.00%) RHCE
2 13 (10.83%) SC Cleared
2 13 (10.83%) Security Cleared
3 12 (10.00%) DV Cleared
4 6 (5.00%) Degree
5 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.67%) RHCA
5 2 (1.67%) MCITP
6 1 (0.83%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.50%) PCI DSS
2 4 (3.33%) QA
3 1 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (22.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (11.67%) Active Directory
3 12 (10.00%) Samba
4 11 (9.17%) KVM
5 6 (5.00%) Hyper-V
6 5 (4.17%) vSphere
6 5 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (3.33%) Apache Flume
7 4 (3.33%) XenServer
8 2 (1.67%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 2 (1.67%) NFS
8 2 (1.67%) Docker
9 1 (0.83%) RHEV
9 1 (0.83%) LXC
9 1 (0.83%) iptables
9 1 (0.83%) XenApp
9 1 (0.83%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.83%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 36 (30.00%) Puppet
2 29 (24.17%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (14.17%) Ansible
4 14 (11.67%) Nagios
5 6 (5.00%) Red Hat Satellite
6 5 (4.17%) Vagrant
7 4 (3.33%) CFEngine
7 4 (3.33%) Cacti
7 4 (3.33%) Plesk
7 4 (3.33%) Graylog
7 4 (3.33%) cPanel
7 4 (3.33%) Webmin
7 4 (3.33%) Graphite
7 4 (3.33%) logstash
8 3 (2.50%) Salt
9 2 (1.67%) yum
9 2 (1.67%) BladeLogic
9 2 (1.67%) SCOM
9 2 (1.67%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.83%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 46 (38.33%) Red Hat
2 31 (25.83%) VMware
3 25 (20.83%) Oracle
4 19 (15.83%) Cisco
5 15 (12.50%) Sun
6 11 (9.17%) HP
7 7 (5.83%) Dell
7 7 (5.83%) Rackspace
8 5 (4.17%) SolarWinds
9 3 (2.50%) EMC
9 3 (2.50%) Microsoft
10 2 (1.67%) NetApp
10 2 (1.67%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.67%) 3PAR
11 1 (0.83%) Percona
11 1 (0.83%) Freescale
11 1 (0.83%) SaltStack
11 1 (0.83%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.83%) Symantec
11 1 (0.83%) Google
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