The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux Engineer
London / City of London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 186 196 239
Rank change year-on-year +10 +43  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 50 66 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.97% 1.04% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 1.08% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 46 63 63
Median salary £50,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £50,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £86,250 £84,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4908 6109 9859
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.36% 96.22% 94.91%
Number of salaries quoted 4380 5575 8455
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Linux Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Linux Engineer in the City of London

Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Engineer in the City of London.

Salary trend for Linux Engineer in the City of London

Linux Engineer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Engineer in the City of London over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Engineer in the City of London

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, 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 across the City of London region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 92 (100.00%) Linux
2 46 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 44 (47.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 43 (46.74%) Python
5 36 (39.13%) Finance
6 35 (38.04%) Windows
6 35 (38.04%) Puppet
6 35 (38.04%) DevOps
7 29 (31.52%) Ansible
8 27 (29.35%) Bash Shell
9 24 (26.09%) CentOS
10 21 (22.83%) Amazon AWS
10 21 (22.83%) Ubuntu
10 21 (22.83%) Configuration Management
11 20 (21.74%) Opscode Chef
12 18 (19.57%) Java
13 17 (18.48%) Unix
13 17 (18.48%) Docker
14 16 (17.39%) VMware
15 15 (16.30%) Banking
15 15 (16.30%) Firewall
15 15 (16.30%) RHCE
15 15 (16.30%) Cisco
15 15 (16.30%) Ruby
15 15 (16.30%) Jenkins
16 14 (15.22%) Linux Command Line
16 14 (15.22%) SAN
17 13 (14.13%) Perl
17 13 (14.13%) RHCA
17 13 (14.13%) Elasticsearch

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 13 (14.13%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (9.78%) Apache
3 6 (6.52%) OpenStack
4 4 (4.35%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (4.35%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.26%) JBoss
6 2 (2.17%) Confluence
6 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.17%) IIS
6 2 (2.17%) MS Exchange
6 2 (2.17%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.09%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.09%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.09%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 21 (22.83%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.43%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (3.26%) Amazon S3
4 3 (3.26%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (3.26%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (2.17%) GitHub
5 2 (2.17%) Joyent
5 2 (2.17%) SaaS
6 1 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.09%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (16.30%) Firewall
2 14 (15.22%) SAN
3 11 (11.96%) Network Security
4 10 (10.87%) VPN
5 9 (9.78%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (8.70%) Cisco Wireless
6 8 (8.70%) TCP/IP
6 8 (8.70%) Wireless
7 7 (7.61%) HTTP
7 7 (7.61%) iSCSI
8 6 (6.52%) VLAN
9 5 (5.43%) HTTPS
9 5 (5.43%) Spanning Tree
10 4 (4.35%) Cisco ISE
10 4 (4.35%) LDAP
11 3 (3.26%) IPsec
11 3 (3.26%) Kerberos
11 3 (3.26%) NetScaler
12 2 (2.17%) Fibre Channel
12 2 (2.17%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.43%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (5.43%) Redis
2 4 (4.35%) Big Data
2 4 (4.35%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.26%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (3.26%) Amazon Redshift
3 3 (3.26%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.26%) MySQL
3 3 (3.26%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.26%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.09%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 15 (16.30%) Jenkins
2 5 (5.43%) Bitbucket
3 4 (4.35%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.26%) gulp
4 3 (3.26%) JUnit
4 3 (3.26%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (3.26%) Selenium
5 2 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (2.17%) Bower
5 2 (2.17%) FishEye
5 2 (2.17%) Grunt
5 2 (2.17%) JIRA
5 2 (2.17%) webpack
6 1 (1.09%) CircleCI
6 1 (1.09%) Subversion
General
1 36 (39.13%) Finance
2 15 (16.30%) Banking
3 7 (7.61%) Marketing
4 5 (5.43%) Front Office
5 2 (2.17%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.17%) Legal
5 2 (2.17%) Retail
6 1 (1.09%) Back Office
6 1 (1.09%) Electronics
6 1 (1.09%) Games
6 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.09%) Music Industry
6 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.70%) Web Services
2 5 (5.43%) Elastic Stack
3 4 (4.35%) Lucene
4 3 (3.26%) LAMP
4 3 (3.26%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (2.17%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (2.17%) HTML
5 2 (2.17%) Laravel
5 2 (2.17%) Node.js
5 2 (2.17%) Symfony
5 2 (2.17%) YAML
6 1 (1.09%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (1.09%) Sensu
6 1 (1.09%) Serverless Framework
6 1 (1.09%) Sinatra
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.22%) Linux Command Line
2 9 (9.78%) PKI
3 8 (8.70%) Data Centre
4 7 (7.61%) Computer Science
5 6 (6.52%) Clustering
6 4 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.35%) Fixed Income
7 3 (3.26%) Management Information System
8 2 (2.17%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (2.17%) Equities
8 2 (2.17%) Hedge funds
8 2 (2.17%) HP Storage
8 2 (2.17%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.09%) Fintech
9 1 (1.09%) Mobile Games
9 1 (1.09%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 92 (100.00%) Linux
2 44 (47.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 35 (38.04%) Windows
4 24 (26.09%) CentOS
5 21 (22.83%) Ubuntu
6 17 (18.48%) Unix
7 10 (10.87%) Solaris
7 10 (10.87%) Windows Server
8 8 (8.70%) Debian
9 6 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (5.43%) Kali Linux
11 4 (4.35%) Windows 7
11 4 (4.35%) Windows 8
12 3 (3.26%) AIX
13 2 (2.17%) SmartOS
13 2 (2.17%) SUSE
13 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (1.09%) Android
14 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (38.04%) DevOps
2 21 (22.83%) Configuration Management
3 12 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (13.04%) Open Source
4 9 (9.78%) SIEM
4 9 (9.78%) Vulnerability Management
5 7 (7.61%) Migration
5 7 (7.61%) Test Automation
6 6 (6.52%) High Availability
6 6 (6.52%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 6 (6.52%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 5 (5.43%) Electronic Trading
8 4 (4.35%) Auto-Scaling
8 4 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (4.35%) Service Delivery
8 4 (4.35%) Software Engineering
9 3 (3.26%) Build Automation
9 3 (3.26%) Low Latency
9 3 (3.26%) Software Delivery
9 3 (3.26%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 43 (46.74%) Python
2 27 (29.35%) Bash Shell
3 18 (19.57%) Java
4 15 (16.30%) Ruby
5 13 (14.13%) Perl
6 9 (9.78%) SQL
7 6 (6.52%) PowerShell
8 5 (5.43%) C++
9 3 (3.26%) C-shell
9 3 (3.26%) Korn
9 3 (3.26%) PHP
10 2 (2.17%) C
10 2 (2.17%) C#
10 2 (2.17%) JavaScript
10 2 (2.17%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.17%) VB
11 1 (1.09%) Go
11 1 (1.09%) Scala
Qualifications
1 15 (16.30%) RHCE
2 13 (14.13%) RHCA
3 9 (9.78%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (8.70%) Linux+ Certification
4 8 (8.70%) LPIC
4 8 (8.70%) RHCSA
5 7 (7.61%) CCNP
5 7 (7.61%) Degree
6 5 (5.43%) CCNA
6 5 (5.43%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (4.35%) CCDP
7 4 (4.35%) CCSP
7 4 (4.35%) CESG Certified Professional
8 3 (3.26%) CISSP
8 3 (3.26%) CREST Certified
8 3 (3.26%) GIAC
8 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (3.26%) SANS
8 3 (3.26%) SC Cleared
8 3 (3.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (9.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (18.48%) Docker
2 11 (11.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (10.87%) Active Directory
4 8 (8.70%) NFS
5 6 (6.52%) pfSense
6 5 (5.43%) XenServer
7 4 (4.35%) Snort
8 3 (3.26%) vSphere
9 2 (2.17%) Hyper-V
9 2 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (1.09%) Cronacle
10 1 (1.09%) Samba
10 1 (1.09%) Squid
10 1 (1.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (1.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 35 (38.04%) Puppet
2 29 (31.52%) Ansible
3 20 (21.74%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (8.70%) FortiGate
4 8 (8.70%) Kubernetes
5 6 (6.52%) Mesos
6 5 (5.43%) Oracle ZFS
6 5 (5.43%) Terraform
7 4 (4.35%) Kibana
7 4 (4.35%) OSSEC
8 3 (3.26%) logstash
9 2 (2.17%) CFEngine
9 2 (2.17%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (2.17%) Nagios
9 2 (2.17%) Nessus
9 2 (2.17%) NetBackup
9 2 (2.17%) Packer
9 2 (2.17%) SCCM
9 2 (2.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (2.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 46 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 16 (17.39%) VMware
3 15 (16.30%) Cisco
4 12 (13.04%) Juniper
4 12 (13.04%) Microsoft
5 11 (11.96%) F5
6 8 (8.70%) Aruba
6 8 (8.70%) CheckPoint
6 8 (8.70%) Extreme Networks
6 8 (8.70%) Fortinet
6 8 (8.70%) HP
6 8 (8.70%) Palo Alto
6 8 (8.70%) SonicWALL
6 8 (8.70%) WatchGuard
7 6 (6.52%) Citrix
7 6 (6.52%) LogRhythm
7 6 (6.52%) McAfee
8 5 (5.43%) Oracle
9 4 (4.35%) Sourcefire
10 3 (3.26%) Nexenta
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Salary: £60000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Professional Training Courses, Free
Posted: 5 days ago
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Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum Benefits
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City, London
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum Benefits
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Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £75,000 to £100,000 per annum Bonus > 25% + Medical Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
City of Westminster
Energon Global
Salary: £40000.00 - £57000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
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Client Server
Salary: £45k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary + strong benefits and bonus package
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Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
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