The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Engineer
London / City of London
Rank 184 183 266
Rank change year-on-year -1 +83  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 42 90 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.84% 1.27% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 1.33% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 38 81 45
Median salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £45,000 £40,100
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £80,000 £82,500
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 4800 6788 9781
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.88% 95.65% 95.40%
Number of salaries quoted 4408 6071 8330
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £33,006
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Engineer in the City of London

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 80 (100.00%) Linux
2 46 (57.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 45 (56.25%) Red Hat
4 44 (55.00%) Python
4 44 (55.00%) Puppet
5 37 (46.25%) DevOps
6 34 (42.50%) Finance
7 31 (38.75%) Ansible
8 26 (32.50%) Unix
9 24 (30.00%) Bash Shell
10 23 (28.75%) Perl
10 23 (28.75%) Opscode Chef
11 22 (27.50%) Configuration Management
12 20 (25.00%) Windows
13 18 (22.50%) Open Source
14 17 (21.25%) Jenkins
14 17 (21.25%) RHCE
15 16 (20.00%) VMware
15 16 (20.00%) CentOS
16 14 (17.50%) Amazon AWS
16 14 (17.50%) OpenStack
16 14 (17.50%) Banking
17 13 (16.25%) RHCA
17 13 (16.25%) Ruby
17 13 (16.25%) Ubuntu
17 13 (16.25%) Docker
18 12 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
18 12 (15.00%) Firewall
19 11 (13.75%) Java
20 10 (12.50%) Cisco

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 14 (17.50%) OpenStack
2 9 (11.25%) Apache
3 6 (7.50%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (6.25%) Tomcat
5 4 (5.00%) Confluence
5 4 (5.00%) JBoss
6 3 (3.75%) IIS
7 2 (2.50%) Apache Spark
7 2 (2.50%) CloudStack
7 2 (2.50%) WebLogic
7 2 (2.50%) WebSphere
7 2 (2.50%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.25%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (3.75%) GNU Octave
2 1 (1.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.25%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 14 (17.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.50%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.50%) SaaS
3 1 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.00%) Firewall
2 7 (8.75%) Network Security
3 6 (7.50%) SAN
4 5 (6.25%) LDAP
4 5 (6.25%) TCP/IP
5 4 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (3.75%) Cisco Wireless
6 3 (3.75%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (3.75%) HTTP
6 3 (3.75%) Spanning Tree
6 3 (3.75%) VPN
6 3 (3.75%) Wireless
7 2 (2.50%) Cisco ISE
7 2 (2.50%) DNS
7 2 (2.50%) HTTPS
7 2 (2.50%) Internet
7 2 (2.50%) iSCSI
7 2 (2.50%) NetScaler
7 2 (2.50%) SSL
8 1 (1.25%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.50%) NoSQL
2 4 (5.00%) Big Data
2 4 (5.00%) MongoDB
2 4 (5.00%) MySQL
3 3 (3.75%) Redis
3 3 (3.75%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.50%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 17 (21.25%) Jenkins
2 6 (7.50%) JIRA
3 5 (6.25%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.75%) FishEye
5 2 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (2.50%) Bitbucket
5 2 (2.50%) CruiseControl
5 2 (2.50%) Subversion
5 2 (2.50%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.25%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 34 (42.50%) Finance
2 14 (17.50%) Banking
3 4 (5.00%) Legal
3 4 (5.00%) Marketing
4 3 (3.75%) Front Office
4 3 (3.75%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.50%) Games
6 1 (1.25%) Back Office
6 1 (1.25%) Electronics
6 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.25%) Retail
6 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.75%) LAMP
2 6 (7.50%) Web Services
3 3 (3.75%) Lucene
3 3 (3.75%) NumPy
3 3 (3.75%) SciPy
3 3 (3.75%) Sensu
4 2 (2.50%) .NET
4 2 (2.50%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (2.50%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (2.50%) HTML
4 2 (2.50%) Middleware
4 2 (2.50%) Node.js
4 2 (2.50%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (2.50%) YAML
5 1 (1.25%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (1.25%) Kafka
5 1 (1.25%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (1.25%) Serverless Framework
5 1 (1.25%) Sinatra
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.75%) Fixed Income
1 7 (8.75%) Linux Command Line
2 6 (7.50%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.50%) Equities
3 5 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.50%) Clustering
4 2 (2.50%) Enterprise Cloud
4 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.50%) PKI
5 1 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.25%) Fintech
5 1 (1.25%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.25%) HP Storage
5 1 (1.25%) Mobile Games
5 1 (1.25%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 80 (100.00%) Linux
2 46 (57.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 26 (32.50%) Unix
4 20 (25.00%) Windows
5 16 (20.00%) CentOS
6 13 (16.25%) Ubuntu
7 9 (11.25%) Solaris
8 5 (6.25%) Windows Server
9 2 (2.50%) AIX
10 1 (1.25%) Android
10 1 (1.25%) Debian
10 1 (1.25%) SUSE
10 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (46.25%) DevOps
2 22 (27.50%) Configuration Management
3 18 (22.50%) Open Source
4 12 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (11.25%) High Availability
6 8 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (10.00%) Electronic Trading
6 8 (10.00%) Low Latency
7 6 (7.50%) Algorithmic Trading
7 6 (7.50%) Market Making
8 5 (6.25%) Build Automation
8 5 (6.25%) Migration
9 4 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (5.00%) Continuous Deployment
9 4 (5.00%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (5.00%) ITIL
9 4 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (5.00%) Software Engineering
10 3 (3.75%) Data Analysis
10 3 (3.75%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 44 (55.00%) Python
2 24 (30.00%) Bash Shell
3 23 (28.75%) Perl
4 13 (16.25%) Ruby
5 11 (13.75%) Java
6 8 (10.00%) C++
7 7 (8.75%) C#
8 5 (6.25%) PHP
8 5 (6.25%) PowerShell
8 5 (6.25%) SQL
9 4 (5.00%) Shell Script
10 3 (3.75%) C
11 2 (2.50%) JavaScript
12 1 (1.25%) Go
12 1 (1.25%) Scala
Qualifications
1 17 (21.25%) RHCE
2 13 (16.25%) RHCA
3 9 (11.25%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (7.50%) Degree
5 5 (6.25%) CCNA
5 5 (6.25%) CCNP
6 3 (3.75%) JNCIA
6 3 (3.75%) JNCIS
6 3 (3.75%) Linux+ Certification
6 3 (3.75%) LPIC
6 3 (3.75%) RHCSA
6 3 (3.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.50%) CCDP
7 2 (2.50%) CCSP
7 2 (2.50%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.25%) MCSA
8 1 (1.25%) MCSE
8 1 (1.25%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.25%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (16.25%) Docker
2 9 (11.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.00%) NFS
3 4 (5.00%) VMware ESX
4 3 (3.75%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (3.75%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (3.75%) vSphere
4 3 (3.75%) Xen
5 2 (2.50%) Active Directory
5 2 (2.50%) Snort
5 2 (2.50%) XenServer
6 1 (1.25%) Cronacle
6 1 (1.25%) KVM
6 1 (1.25%) Samba
6 1 (1.25%) Squid
6 1 (1.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 44 (55.00%) Puppet
2 31 (38.75%) Ansible
3 23 (28.75%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (10.00%) Kubernetes
5 6 (7.50%) Nagios
6 5 (6.25%) Terraform
7 4 (5.00%) Mesos
8 3 (3.75%) FortiGate
8 3 (3.75%) Salt
9 2 (2.50%) CFEngine
9 2 (2.50%) Cobbler
9 2 (2.50%) Graphite
9 2 (2.50%) OSSEC
9 2 (2.50%) Red Hat Satellite
9 2 (2.50%) Tivoli
10 1 (1.25%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (1.25%) logstash
10 1 (1.25%) SCCM
10 1 (1.25%) StatsD
10 1 (1.25%) yum
Vendors
1 45 (56.25%) Red Hat
2 16 (20.00%) VMware
3 10 (12.50%) Cisco
4 7 (8.75%) Microsoft
5 6 (7.50%) Oracle
5 6 (7.50%) Splunk
6 5 (6.25%) HP
6 5 (6.25%) Juniper
7 4 (5.00%) F5
8 3 (3.75%) Aruba
8 3 (3.75%) Atlassian
8 3 (3.75%) CheckPoint
8 3 (3.75%) Extreme Networks
8 3 (3.75%) Fortinet
8 3 (3.75%) Palo Alto
8 3 (3.75%) SonicWALL
8 3 (3.75%) WatchGuard
9 2 (2.50%) Intel Security
9 2 (2.50%) Sourcefire
9 2 (2.50%) Veritas
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
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Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £80k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
AdRoc Group
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 12% bonus & benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
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Digital Gurus
Salary: £65000 - £85000 Per Annum
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