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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Linux Engineer
UK
Rank 684 794 842
Rank change year-on-year
+110 +48
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Engineer 168 131 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.14% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 166 106 89
Median salary £67,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.72% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,750 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.45% +10.00%

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
81194 94811 101108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.46% 96.44% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 67365 79575 84080
Median salary £45,344 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £69,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 16 January 2017 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 16 January 2017. 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 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 +113 164 £67,500 +22.72% 18
London +94 80 £70,000 +16.66% 6
South East +87 61 £70,000 +16.66% 6
Berkshire +58 34 £70,000 +16.66% 2
Reading +48 26 £70,000 +16.66% 1
Surrey +51 18 £61,500 +25.51% 1
East of England +14 10 £57,500 +21.05% 2
Cambridge +7 9 £57,500 +27.77% 2
Cambridgeshire +2 9 £57,500 +27.77% 2
City of London +27 8 £57,500 -4.16% 3
North West -2 8 £40,000 -15.78%
Manchester -11 8 £40,000 -15.78%
Hampshire +15 7 £52,500 +13.51% 1
Rochdale - 7 £40,000 -
Egham - 5 £70,000 -
Canary Wharf - 5 £80,000 -
Slough - 4 £65,000 -
South West +18 3 £41,000 -28.69% 2
Northern Ireland - 3 £45,000 - 2
County Antrim - 3 £45,000 - 2
Basingstoke - 3 £90,000 -
Belfast - 3 £45,000 - 1
Windsor - 3 £60,000 -
Bristol +11 2 £38,164 -45.48% 1
East Midlands +10 2 £40,000 - 1
Staines +4 2 £70,000 +42.85%
Farnborough -5 2 £35,000 -39.13% 1
Chiswick - 2 £53,750 -
Derbyshire - 2 £40,000 - 1
Derby - 2 £40,000 - 1

Senior Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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.

1 314 (100.00%) Linux
2 175 (55.73%) Python
3 131 (41.72%) Red Hat
4 119 (37.90%) Bash Shell
5 106 (33.76%) Perl
6 104 (33.12%) Windows
6 104 (33.12%) Puppet
7 101 (32.17%) DevOps
8 92 (29.30%) VMware
9 90 (28.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 80 (25.48%) Opscode Chef
11 70 (22.29%) Agile Software Development
12 69 (21.97%) MySQL
13 68 (21.66%) Ansible
14 66 (21.02%) Apache
15 60 (19.11%) Java
15 60 (19.11%) Finance
16 59 (18.79%) SaaS
17 58 (18.47%) CentOS
18 52 (16.56%) Unix
18 52 (16.56%) Mentoring
19 50 (15.92%) Internet
20 48 (15.29%) High Availability
21 47 (14.97%) Amazon AWS
21 47 (14.97%) VMware Infrastructure
22 45 (14.33%) Configuration Management
23 44 (14.01%) DNS
24 43 (13.69%) Ruby
25 41 (13.06%) Degree
25 41 (13.06%) SQL

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 66 (21.02%) Apache
2 29 (9.24%) nginx
3 26 (8.28%) Tomcat
4 15 (4.78%) JBoss
5 11 (3.50%) Elasticsearch
5 11 (3.50%) IIS
6 9 (2.87%) OpenStack
7 5 (1.59%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.64%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.64%) Confluence
8 2 (0.64%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.32%) CloudStack
9 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.32%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (0.96%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.64%) MS Office
3 1 (0.32%) Doxygen
Cloud Services
1 59 (18.79%) SaaS
2 47 (14.97%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (6.69%) AWS CloudFormation
3 21 (6.69%) IaaS
4 14 (4.46%) Amazon S3
5 12 (3.82%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (3.50%) PaaS
7 8 (2.55%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (1.91%) Heroku
8 6 (1.91%) Sumo Logic
9 4 (1.27%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.64%) Bluemix
10 2 (0.64%) IBM Cloud
10 2 (0.64%) Office 365
10 2 (0.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.32%) GitHub
11 1 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 50 (15.92%) Internet
2 44 (14.01%) DNS
3 33 (10.51%) TCP/IP
4 32 (10.19%) Firewall
5 19 (6.05%) SAN
6 14 (4.46%) WAN
7 12 (3.82%) iSCSI
7 12 (3.82%) VLAN
8 11 (3.50%) DHCP
9 10 (3.18%) Fibre Channel
9 10 (3.18%) SSL
10 8 (2.55%) VPN
11 7 (2.23%) LDAP
11 7 (2.23%) Wireshark
12 5 (1.59%) HTTP
12 5 (1.59%) NAS
12 5 (1.59%) SSH
13 4 (1.27%) BGP
13 4 (1.27%) SMTP
13 4 (1.27%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (21.97%) MySQL
2 24 (7.64%) Hadoop
2 24 (7.64%) NoSQL
3 20 (6.37%) MongoDB
4 16 (5.10%) PostgreSQL
5 15 (4.78%) SQL Server
6 12 (3.82%) Apache Cassandra
7 11 (3.50%) Relational Database
8 10 (3.18%) HBase
8 10 (3.18%) Redis
9 9 (2.87%) Big Data
10 7 (2.23%) MariaDB
11 5 (1.59%) Apache Hive
12 3 (0.96%) Aerospike
12 3 (0.96%) InfluxDB
12 3 (0.96%) Sqoop
13 2 (0.64%) Amazon Redshift
13 2 (0.64%) OpenStack Swift
13 2 (0.64%) OpenTSDB
13 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 27 (8.60%) Jenkins
2 16 (5.10%) Git (software)
3 9 (2.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (2.23%) JIRA
5 6 (1.91%) TeamCity
5 6 (1.91%) Vagrant
6 4 (1.27%) CircleCI
7 3 (0.96%) Bitbucket
7 3 (0.96%) Cucumber
7 3 (0.96%) Selenium
7 3 (0.96%) Subversion
8 2 (0.64%) CppUnit
8 2 (0.64%) Gradle
8 2 (0.64%) Maven
8 2 (0.64%) PhantomJS
8 2 (0.64%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.32%) Hamcrest
9 1 (0.32%) NuGet
9 1 (0.32%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.32%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 60 (19.11%) Finance
2 25 (7.96%) Banking
3 9 (2.87%) Financial Institution
4 7 (2.23%) Retail
5 6 (1.91%) Online Betting
5 6 (1.91%) Publishing
6 5 (1.59%) Marketing
6 5 (1.59%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.96%) Back Office
7 3 (0.96%) Law
8 2 (0.64%) Advertising
8 2 (0.64%) Games
8 2 (0.64%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.32%) Electronics
9 1 (0.32%) Front Office
9 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (9.55%) LAMP
2 20 (6.37%) Web Services
3 15 (4.78%) Java EE
4 14 (4.46%) LAPP Stack
5 10 (3.18%) Flash
6 9 (2.87%) Middleware
7 7 (2.23%) ActiveMQ
7 7 (2.23%) LEMP Stack
7 7 (2.23%) Node.js
8 6 (1.91%) Apache Flex
8 6 (1.91%) ELK Stack
8 6 (1.91%) Sensu
9 4 (1.27%) Kafka
10 3 (0.96%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (0.96%) REST
10 3 (0.96%) RESTful
11 2 (0.64%) FIX Protocol
11 2 (0.64%) Guice
11 2 (0.64%) Hibernate
11 2 (0.64%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 27 (8.60%) Data Centre
2 19 (6.05%) Contactless
3 13 (4.14%) Clustering
3 13 (4.14%) Computer Science
4 12 (3.82%) Fintech
5 10 (3.18%) Embedded Systems
5 10 (3.18%) Mathematics
6 7 (2.23%) Client/Server
6 7 (2.23%) Hedge funds
7 3 (0.96%) Artificial Intelligence
7 3 (0.96%) Data Structures
7 3 (0.96%) Device Driver
7 3 (0.96%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (0.96%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.64%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (0.64%) Derivative
8 2 (0.64%) PACS
8 2 (0.64%) Replication
9 1 (0.32%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.32%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 314 (100.00%) Linux
2 104 (33.12%) Windows
3 90 (28.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 58 (18.47%) CentOS
5 52 (16.56%) Unix
6 26 (8.28%) Ubuntu
7 22 (7.01%) Debian
8 20 (6.37%) Solaris
9 19 (6.05%) Windows Server
10 5 (1.59%) Fedora
11 4 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.96%) Embedded Linux
12 3 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.64%) SUSE
14 1 (0.32%) AIX
14 1 (0.32%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.32%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (32.17%) DevOps
2 70 (22.29%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (16.56%) Mentoring
4 48 (15.29%) High Availability
5 45 (14.33%) Configuration Management
6 38 (12.10%) Scrum
7 33 (10.51%) Software Engineering
8 24 (7.64%) ITIL
8 24 (7.64%) Open Source
9 22 (7.01%) Multithreading
10 20 (6.37%) Cross-Platform Development
10 20 (6.37%) Multithreaded Programming
11 19 (6.05%) Systems Analysis
12 18 (5.73%) Root Cause Analysis
13 16 (5.10%) OO
14 15 (4.78%) OOD
15 14 (4.46%) Analytics
15 14 (4.46%) E-Commerce
15 14 (4.46%) Load Testing
15 14 (4.46%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 175 (55.73%) Python
2 119 (37.90%) Bash Shell
3 106 (33.76%) Perl
4 60 (19.11%) Java
5 43 (13.69%) Ruby
6 41 (13.06%) SQL
7 35 (11.15%) PHP
8 34 (10.83%) PowerShell
9 28 (8.92%) C
10 27 (8.60%) C++
11 17 (5.41%) Go
12 12 (3.82%) JavaScript
13 8 (2.55%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.27%) C#
15 3 (0.96%) Scala
16 1 (0.32%) ECMAScript
16 1 (0.32%) Erlang
16 1 (0.32%) Korn
16 1 (0.32%) Lua
16 1 (0.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 41 (13.06%) Degree
2 10 (3.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (2.87%) RHCA
3 9 (2.87%) Security Cleared
4 7 (2.23%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (1.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (1.59%) AWS Certification
6 5 (1.59%) RHCE
7 4 (1.27%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.96%) CCIE
9 2 (0.64%) CCNA
9 2 (0.64%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.32%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.32%) CCNP
10 1 (0.32%) MCP
10 1 (0.32%) MCSE
10 1 (0.32%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (11.15%) QA
2 7 (2.23%) SLA
3 6 (1.91%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.64%) SDET
5 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 47 (14.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (7.96%) VMware ESX
3 24 (7.64%) Docker
4 23 (7.32%) Active Directory
5 17 (5.41%) Hyper-V
6 11 (3.50%) NFS
7 9 (2.87%) iptables
8 8 (2.55%) Virtual Servers
9 6 (1.91%) KVM
9 6 (1.91%) vSphere
10 5 (1.59%) Xen
11 4 (1.27%) vCloud
12 3 (0.96%) Apache Flume
12 3 (0.96%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 3 (0.96%) LXC
12 3 (0.96%) Varnish
13 2 (0.64%) etcd
14 1 (0.32%) GPFS
14 1 (0.32%) Sendmail
14 1 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 104 (33.12%) Puppet
2 80 (25.48%) Opscode Chef
3 68 (21.66%) Ansible
4 32 (10.19%) Nagios
5 10 (3.18%) Kubernetes
6 9 (2.87%) Rundeck
6 9 (2.87%) Salt
7 8 (2.55%) Red Hat Satellite
7 8 (2.55%) vMotion
8 6 (1.91%) Backup Exec
8 6 (1.91%) Grafana
8 6 (1.91%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 6 (1.91%) Opsview
8 6 (1.91%) Riemann
9 5 (1.59%) Failover Clustering
9 5 (1.59%) Mesos
9 5 (1.59%) Terraform
9 5 (1.59%) ZABBIX
10 4 (1.27%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 4 (1.27%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 131 (41.72%) Red Hat
2 92 (29.30%) VMware
3 34 (10.83%) Oracle
4 22 (7.01%) Sun
5 20 (6.37%) Microsoft
6 18 (5.73%) NetApp
7 15 (4.78%) HP
8 13 (4.14%) Splunk
9 12 (3.82%) Cisco
10 7 (2.23%) Symantec
11 6 (1.91%) Veeam
12 4 (1.27%) EMC
12 4 (1.27%) Juniper
12 4 (1.27%) SaltStack
12 4 (1.27%) Zerto
13 3 (0.96%) Rackspace
13 3 (0.96%) Sybase
14 2 (0.64%) Brocade
14 2 (0.64%) Google
14 2 (0.64%) LANDesk
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + 23 days holiday, Healthcare,
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
X4 Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
X4 Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
Antrim, County Antrim
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000-55,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + pension + healthcare + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Networking People
Salary: £280 - £335 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000 + Benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough
Venturi
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Zoopla Property Group Plc
Salary: Excellent benefits including bonus
Posted: 13 days ago
South East London
Jobsite Resourcing Team
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago