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

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Linux Engineer
Rank 793 845 826
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Engineer 123 125 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.12% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 101 115 142
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+26.31% +11.76%

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
94041 106882 116083
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.40% 96.46% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79248 88079 95023
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 1 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 1 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 +53 121 £60,000 +9.09% 12
London +41 49 £67,500 +12.50% 8
South East +37 40 £60,000 +9.09% 2
Berkshire +31 21 £60,000 -14.28%
East of England +48 18 £58,500 +37.64% 1
Surrey +21 10 £70,000 +55.55% 2
West Midlands -1 8 £44,000 -26.66%
City of London +60 7 £67,500 +22.72% 3
Bedfordshire - 7 £65,000 - 1
East Sussex - 6 £60,000 -
Brighton - 6 £60,000 -
Warwickshire +12 5 - -
Reading +10 5 £60,000 -14.28%
Warwick -15 5 - -
Yorkshire +10 4 £65,000 +34.02%
Cambridge +9 4 £50,000 +17.64%
Cambridgeshire -8 4 £50,000 +17.64%
Newbury - 4 - -
Egham - 4 £70,000 -
Essex - 4 £47,500 -
Luton - 4 £65,000 -
Windsor - 3 £80,000 -
Guildford - 3 £67,500 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £58,500 -
West Yorkshire +25 2 £65,000 +30.00%
Leeds +19 2 £65,000 +30.00%
North West +16 2 £45,000 -5.26%
Manchester +7 2 £45,000 -5.26%
Oxford -6 2 £55,000 -
Oxfordshire -14 2 £55,000 -

Senior Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 260 (100.00%) Linux
2 125 (48.08%) Python
3 119 (45.77%) DevOps
4 110 (42.31%) VMware
5 105 (40.38%) Red Hat
6 100 (38.46%) Puppet
7 93 (35.77%) Amazon AWS
8 79 (30.38%) VMware Infrastructure
9 77 (29.62%) Ansible
10 69 (26.54%) Apache
10 69 (26.54%) Windows
11 68 (26.15%) Continuous Integration
12 67 (25.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 65 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
14 64 (24.62%) Perl
15 63 (24.23%) Cisco
16 62 (23.85%) Unix
16 62 (23.85%) Agile Software Development
17 55 (21.15%) CentOS
17 55 (21.15%) MySQL
18 54 (20.77%) Configuration Management
19 52 (20.00%) DNS
20 48 (18.46%) LAMP
21 47 (18.08%) Bash Shell
21 47 (18.08%) Jenkins
21 47 (18.08%) Java
22 42 (16.15%) High Availability
22 42 (16.15%) Finance
23 40 (15.38%) ITIL
23 40 (15.38%) Tomcat

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 69 (26.54%) Apache
2 40 (15.38%) Tomcat
3 15 (5.77%) JBoss
3 15 (5.77%) WebLogic
4 14 (5.38%) IIS
5 13 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (2.69%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.92%) Apache Spark
7 5 (1.92%) nginx
7 5 (1.92%) OpenStack
7 5 (1.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 4 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.77%) Drupal
9 2 (0.77%) Lightstreamer
9 2 (0.77%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.77%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.77%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.38%) Jetty
10 1 (0.38%) Resin
Applications
1 14 (5.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 93 (35.77%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (12.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (10.00%) SaaS
4 13 (5.00%) PaaS
5 11 (4.23%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (3.85%) Amazon S3
7 6 (2.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 4 (1.54%) IaaS
9 3 (1.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 3 (1.15%) SoftLayer
10 2 (0.77%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.38%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.38%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.38%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 52 (20.00%) DNS
2 35 (13.46%) Firewall
3 32 (12.31%) SAN
4 21 (8.08%) TCP/IP
5 19 (7.31%) VoIP
6 18 (6.92%) Cisco Nexus
7 16 (6.15%) LDAP
8 14 (5.38%) VLAN
9 10 (3.85%) HTTP
9 10 (3.85%) NAS
10 9 (3.46%) Internet
10 9 (3.46%) Network Security
11 8 (3.08%) MPLS
12 7 (2.69%) DHCP
13 6 (2.31%) LAN
13 6 (2.31%) SSH
13 6 (2.31%) VPN
13 6 (2.31%) WAN
14 5 (1.92%) Wireshark
15 4 (1.54%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (21.15%) MySQL
2 15 (5.77%) NoSQL
3 13 (5.00%) MongoDB
4 10 (3.85%) Hadoop
4 10 (3.85%) Relational Database
4 10 (3.85%) SQL Server
5 9 (3.46%) CouchDB
5 9 (3.46%) Redis
5 9 (3.46%) Riak
6 6 (2.31%) Firebird
7 5 (1.92%) Big Data
7 5 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (1.54%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.15%) HBase
9 3 (1.15%) MariaDB
10 2 (0.77%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.38%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 47 (18.08%) Jenkins
2 23 (8.85%) Git (software)
3 15 (5.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 10 (3.85%) Sonatype Nexus
4 10 (3.85%) Subversion
5 9 (3.46%) JIRA
5 9 (3.46%) Vagrant
6 8 (3.08%) TeamCity
7 5 (1.92%) Maven
8 2 (0.77%) Ant
8 2 (0.77%) RSpec
9 1 (0.38%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.38%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.38%) GCC
9 1 (0.38%) Gradle
9 1 (0.38%) MSI
9 1 (0.38%) NuGet
General
1 42 (16.15%) Finance
2 38 (14.62%) Law
3 19 (7.31%) Banking
4 17 (6.54%) Telecoms
5 16 (6.15%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.31%) Electronics
6 6 (2.31%) Games
7 4 (1.54%) Publishing
8 3 (1.15%) Front Office
8 3 (1.15%) Retail
9 2 (0.77%) Advertising
10 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.38%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (18.46%) LAMP
2 38 (14.62%) Web Services
3 10 (3.85%) Middleware
4 8 (3.08%) RabbitMQ
5 7 (2.69%) J2EE
6 5 (1.92%) .NET
6 5 (1.92%) ELK Stack
7 4 (1.54%) ActiveMQ
7 4 (1.54%) CSS
7 4 (1.54%) JMS
7 4 (1.54%) JSON
7 4 (1.54%) LAPP Stack
7 4 (1.54%) XML
8 2 (0.77%) Kafka
8 2 (0.77%) LEMP Stack
8 2 (0.77%) MCollective
8 2 (0.77%) Node.js
9 1 (0.38%) 802.1X
9 1 (0.38%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.38%) React
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.54%) EMC VNX
2 14 (5.38%) Data Centre
3 12 (4.62%) Fintech
4 10 (3.85%) Clustering
4 10 (3.85%) PKI
5 9 (3.46%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.69%) Artificial Intelligence
6 7 (2.69%) NHS
7 5 (1.92%) Cloud Native
7 5 (1.92%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.92%) Embedded Systems
7 5 (1.92%) User Experience
8 4 (1.54%) Hedge funds
8 4 (1.54%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.15%) Social Network
9 3 (1.15%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.77%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.77%) EqualLogic
10 2 (0.77%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 260 (100.00%) Linux
2 69 (26.54%) Windows
3 67 (25.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 62 (23.85%) Unix
5 55 (21.15%) CentOS
6 28 (10.77%) Ubuntu
7 26 (10.00%) Solaris
8 24 (9.23%) Windows Server
9 16 (6.15%) Mac OS X
9 16 (6.15%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (5.77%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (5.00%) Debian
12 10 (3.85%) AIX
13 6 (2.31%) Oracle Linux
13 6 (2.31%) SUSE
14 5 (1.92%) Embedded Linux
15 4 (1.54%) Android
15 4 (1.54%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 4 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
16 1 (0.38%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (45.77%) DevOps
2 68 (26.15%) Continuous Integration
3 62 (23.85%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (20.77%) Configuration Management
5 42 (16.15%) High Availability
6 40 (15.38%) ITIL
7 23 (8.85%) Open Source
8 20 (7.69%) Scrum
9 19 (7.31%) Load Balancing
9 19 (7.31%) Service Management
10 18 (6.92%) Virtual Environments
11 17 (6.54%) E-Commerce
11 17 (6.54%) Mentoring
12 14 (5.38%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (5.38%) Software Engineering
12 14 (5.38%) Web Operations
13 13 (5.00%) Continuous Delivery
13 13 (5.00%) Microservices
14 11 (4.23%) Server Virtualisation
15 10 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 125 (48.08%) Python
2 64 (24.62%) Perl
3 47 (18.08%) Bash Shell
3 47 (18.08%) Java
4 35 (13.46%) PowerShell
5 26 (10.00%) Ruby
6 24 (9.23%) SQL
7 19 (7.31%) PHP
8 18 (6.92%) C++
9 17 (6.54%) Shell Script
10 10 (3.85%) C
10 10 (3.85%) C#
11 9 (3.46%) Korn
12 8 (3.08%) JavaScript
13 4 (1.54%) Bourne shell
13 4 (1.54%) C-shell
14 1 (0.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 26 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (8.85%) CCNP
2 23 (8.85%) Degree
2 23 (8.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 20 (7.69%) CCNA
4 15 (5.77%) RHCE
5 12 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (4.62%) RHCSA
6 4 (1.54%) MCITP
6 4 (1.54%) MCSE
6 4 (1.54%) RHCA
7 2 (0.77%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.77%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.38%) CCIE
8 1 (0.38%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.46%) QA
2 8 (3.08%) SLA
3 4 (1.54%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 79 (30.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (14.62%) Docker
3 27 (10.38%) vSphere
4 23 (8.85%) Hyper-V
5 17 (6.54%) KVM
6 14 (5.38%) Oracle RAC
6 14 (5.38%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (4.23%) Active Directory
8 8 (3.08%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (2.31%) Virtual Servers
9 6 (2.31%) Xen
10 5 (1.92%) Corosync
10 5 (1.92%) NFS
10 5 (1.92%) VMware ESX
11 4 (1.54%) Firmware
11 4 (1.54%) LXC
11 4 (1.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (1.15%) iptables
12 3 (1.15%) Varnish
13 2 (0.77%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 100 (38.46%) Puppet
2 77 (29.62%) Ansible
3 65 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
4 35 (13.46%) Nagios
5 13 (5.00%) HAProxy
6 11 (4.23%) BMC PATROL
7 10 (3.85%) Kubernetes
8 7 (2.69%) Cacti
9 6 (2.31%) Salt
9 6 (2.31%) ZABBIX
10 4 (1.54%) Graphite
10 4 (1.54%) OpenAM
10 4 (1.54%) Oracle ZFS
10 4 (1.54%) Pacemaker
10 4 (1.54%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 3 (1.15%) Packer
12 2 (0.77%) logstash
12 2 (0.77%) SCCM
12 2 (0.77%) SCOM
12 2 (0.77%) SELinux
Vendors
1 110 (42.31%) VMware
2 105 (40.38%) Red Hat
3 63 (24.23%) Cisco
4 33 (12.69%) Oracle
5 27 (10.38%) Microsoft
6 24 (9.23%) HP
7 23 (8.85%) EMC
8 15 (5.77%) Rackspace
9 11 (4.23%) BMC
10 9 (3.46%) IBM
10 9 (3.46%) NetApp
11 8 (3.08%) Sun
12 7 (2.69%) 3PAR
12 7 (2.69%) Juniper
13 5 (1.92%) F5
13 5 (1.92%) Percona
14 4 (1.54%) Citrix
14 4 (1.54%) Facebook
14 4 (1.54%) Fiorano
14 4 (1.54%) Google
Bedfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 hours ago
West London
Tech
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £60000 - £70000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £65,000 to £80,000 + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Woking
Venturi
Salary: £30000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £48,000 - £57,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Matlock, Derbyshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £47000 Per Annum + occasdion 'Beer Friday' meetings + pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
SFW Ltd
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Savvy Recruitment
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 22 days ago