Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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

Linux Engineer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 254 259 313
Rank change year-on-year +5 +54 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 68 91 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.67% 0.78% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.81% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 63 83 88
City of London median annual salary £57,500 £64,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.16% +21.90% -
10th Percentile £39,000 £42,750 £36,600
90th Percentile £83,500 £98,000 £75,000
Central London median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £51,250
% change year-on-year -4.17% +17.07% -2.38%

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

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 9600 11206 16467
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 96.39% 95.78%
Number of salaries quoted 8698 10212 14302
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £34,750 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.87% +4.55% +0.92%

Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Linux Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

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 6 months to 19 November 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 19 November 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 68 (100.00%) Linux
2 27 (39.71%) Finance
2 27 (39.71%) Puppet
3 25 (36.76%) Red Hat
4 24 (35.29%) Python
5 23 (33.82%) DevOps
6 21 (30.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 21 (30.88%) Windows
7 19 (27.94%) Bash Shell
8 17 (25.00%) CentOS
9 16 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
9 16 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
9 16 (23.53%) Ansible
10 14 (20.59%) ITIL
10 14 (20.59%) Java
10 14 (20.59%) TCP/IP
11 13 (19.12%) Unix
11 13 (19.12%) Perl
12 12 (17.65%) SQL
12 12 (17.65%) Configuration Management
12 12 (17.65%) Banking
13 11 (16.18%) Ubuntu
13 11 (16.18%) Cisco
13 11 (16.18%) MySQL
14 10 (14.71%) Docker
15 9 (13.24%) ITIL V3
15 9 (13.24%) ITIL V2
15 9 (13.24%) RHCE
15 9 (13.24%) Change Management
15 9 (13.24%) Ruby

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 5 (7.35%) Apache
2 4 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.41%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.94%) Apache Airflow
4 2 (2.94%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.94%) JBoss
4 2 (2.94%) nginx
4 2 (2.94%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.47%) Confluence
5 1 (1.47%) Jetty
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Temenos T24
2 1 (1.47%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 16 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (10.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.94%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.47%) Datadog
4 1 (1.47%) GitHub
4 1 (1.47%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (1.47%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 14 (20.59%) TCP/IP
2 9 (13.24%) Firewall
3 6 (8.82%) iSCSI
4 5 (7.35%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (7.35%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (7.35%) NetScaler
4 5 (7.35%) SAN
5 4 (5.88%) HTTP
6 3 (4.41%) Cisco Wireless
6 3 (4.41%) HTTPS
6 3 (4.41%) IPsec
6 3 (4.41%) Network Security
6 3 (4.41%) VPN
6 3 (4.41%) Wireless
7 2 (2.94%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (1.47%) Asterisk PBX
8 1 (1.47%) DNS
8 1 (1.47%) Kerberos
8 1 (1.47%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (1.47%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.18%) MySQL
2 5 (7.35%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.88%) MongoDB
3 4 (5.88%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.41%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.94%) Big Data
5 2 (2.94%) Blockchain
5 2 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.94%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.94%) Redis
5 2 (2.94%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.47%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (1.47%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 6 (8.82%) Jenkins
2 5 (7.35%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.41%) JIRA
4 2 (2.94%) Bitbucket
4 2 (2.94%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (2.94%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.47%) GitLab
5 1 (1.47%) Gradle
5 1 (1.47%) Maven
5 1 (1.47%) Subversion
5 1 (1.47%) Travis CI
5 1 (1.47%) Xcode
General
1 27 (39.71%) Finance
2 12 (17.65%) Banking
3 5 (7.35%) Front Office
4 3 (4.41%) Retail
5 2 (2.94%) Marketing
5 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.47%) Advertising
6 1 (1.47%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.47%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.82%) FIX Protocol
2 4 (5.88%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (5.88%) LAMP
3 3 (4.41%) Kafka
3 3 (4.41%) Middleware
4 2 (2.94%) IBM Integration Bus
4 2 (2.94%) LEMP Stack
4 2 (2.94%) NumPy
4 2 (2.94%) Pandas
4 2 (2.94%) scikit-learn
4 2 (2.94%) SciPy
4 2 (2.94%) Web Services
5 1 (1.47%) CCXML
5 1 (1.47%) FreeSWITCH
5 1 (1.47%) Memcached
5 1 (1.47%) REST
5 1 (1.47%) Servlets
5 1 (1.47%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.29%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.82%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (4.41%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (4.41%) PKI
5 2 (2.94%) Fintech
5 2 (2.94%) Hedge funds
5 2 (2.94%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.94%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.47%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.47%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 68 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (30.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 21 (30.88%) Windows
3 17 (25.00%) CentOS
4 13 (19.12%) Unix
5 11 (16.18%) Ubuntu
6 8 (11.76%) Windows Server
7 5 (7.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (5.88%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (4.41%) Debian
9 3 (4.41%) Kali Linux
10 1 (1.47%) Solaris
10 1 (1.47%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (33.82%) DevOps
2 14 (20.59%) ITIL
3 12 (17.65%) Configuration Management
4 9 (13.24%) Change Management
4 9 (13.24%) ITIL V2
4 9 (13.24%) ITIL V3
5 6 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (7.35%) Change Control
6 5 (7.35%) Electronic Trading
6 5 (7.35%) Migration
6 5 (7.35%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (5.88%) High Availability
8 3 (4.41%) Cryptography
8 3 (4.41%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 3 (4.41%) Security Operations
8 3 (4.41%) SIEM
8 3 (4.41%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 3 (4.41%) Vulnerability Management
9 2 (2.94%) Quantitative Research
9 2 (2.94%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (35.29%) Python
2 19 (27.94%) Bash Shell
3 14 (20.59%) Java
4 13 (19.12%) Perl
5 12 (17.65%) SQL
6 9 (13.24%) Ruby
7 8 (11.76%) Shell Script
8 7 (10.29%) Korn
9 4 (5.88%) C++
10 3 (4.41%) C-shell
11 2 (2.94%) C
11 2 (2.94%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.47%) C#
12 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
12 1 (1.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (13.24%) RHCE
2 5 (7.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (5.88%) Degree
4 3 (4.41%) CEH
4 3 (4.41%) CISSP
4 3 (4.41%) CREST Certified
4 3 (4.41%) GIAC
4 3 (4.41%) Linux+ Certification
4 3 (4.41%) LPIC
4 3 (4.41%) RHCA
4 3 (4.41%) RHCSA
4 3 (4.41%) SANS
4 3 (4.41%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.41%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.47%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (4.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (14.71%) Docker
2 7 (10.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.35%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (4.41%) pfSense
5 2 (2.94%) iptables
5 2 (2.94%) LXC
6 1 (1.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (1.47%) Kamailio
6 1 (1.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 27 (39.71%) Puppet
2 16 (23.53%) Ansible
2 16 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (7.35%) Kubernetes
3 5 (7.35%) SolarWinds Orion
4 4 (5.88%) Terraform
5 3 (4.41%) FortiGate
5 3 (4.41%) Grafana
5 3 (4.41%) Salt
5 3 (4.41%) Tivoli
6 2 (2.94%) logstash
6 2 (2.94%) Nagios
6 2 (2.94%) Prometheus
6 2 (2.94%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (2.94%) SELinux
7 1 (1.47%) Consul
7 1 (1.47%) Graphite
7 1 (1.47%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.47%) Icinga
7 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 25 (36.76%) Red Hat
2 11 (16.18%) Cisco
3 9 (13.24%) VMware
4 8 (11.76%) Oracle
5 7 (10.29%) HP
6 6 (8.82%) Citrix
6 6 (8.82%) NetApp
7 5 (7.35%) IBM
7 5 (7.35%) SolarWinds
7 5 (7.35%) Splunk
8 3 (4.41%) Aruba
8 3 (4.41%) CheckPoint
8 3 (4.41%) Extreme Networks
8 3 (4.41%) F5
8 3 (4.41%) Fortinet
8 3 (4.41%) Juniper
8 3 (4.41%) Palo Alto
8 3 (4.41%) SonicWALL
8 3 (4.41%) WatchGuard
9 2 (2.94%) Temenos