The median annual salary for a Senior Linux Engineer was £82,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

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

Senior Linux Engineer
London / City of London
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 229 260 317
Rank change year-on-year +31 +57  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Engineer 5 19 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.095% 0.27% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.099% 0.28% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 5 13 9
Median salary £82,500 £67,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% +22.72%  
90% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £60,500 £54,500
10% offered a salary of more than £93,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 5046 6859 10232
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.70% 95.78% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4601 6168 8696
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,000 £33,000
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%  

Senior Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Linux Engineer in the City of London

Senior 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 Senior Linux Engineer in the City of London.

Salary trend for Senior Linux Engineer in the City of London

Senior Linux Engineer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

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

Salary histogram for Senior Linux Engineer in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 across the City of London region featuring Senior Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (64.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (57.14%) Perl
4 7 (50.00%) Python
4 7 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 7 (50.00%) VMware
5 6 (42.86%) Solaris
6 5 (35.71%) Puppet
7 4 (28.57%) Ansible
7 4 (28.57%) High Availability
7 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
7 4 (28.57%) Ruby
7 4 (28.57%) PHP
7 4 (28.57%) Apache
7 4 (28.57%) VMware ESX
7 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (28.57%) Finance
8 3 (21.43%) RHCE
8 3 (21.43%) Unix
8 3 (21.43%) LDAP
8 3 (21.43%) Ubuntu
8 3 (21.43%) Open Source
8 3 (21.43%) DevOps
9 2 (14.29%) Docker
9 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
9 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
9 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
9 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS

Senior 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 4 (28.57%) Apache
2 2 (14.29%) IIS
3 1 (7.14%) Confluence
3 1 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (7.14%) JBoss
3 1 (7.14%) nginx
3 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (7.14%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) LDAP
2 2 (14.29%) Internet
2 2 (14.29%) SAN
2 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (7.14%) DHCP
3 1 (7.14%) DNS
3 1 (7.14%) IMAP
3 1 (7.14%) LAN
3 1 (7.14%) OSPF
3 1 (7.14%) POP3
3 1 (7.14%) SMTP
3 1 (7.14%) SSL
3 1 (7.14%) VLAN
3 1 (7.14%) VoIP
3 1 (7.14%) VPN
3 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MySQL
1 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (7.14%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (7.14%) Bitbucket
2 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
2 2 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) LAMP
1 2 (14.29%) Middleware
1 2 (14.29%) YAML
2 1 (7.14%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (7.14%) Sensu
2 1 (7.14%) Serverless Framework
2 1 (7.14%) Sinatra
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
1 1 (7.14%) Fixed Income
1 1 (7.14%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (7.14%) Mobile Games
1 1 (7.14%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (64.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (42.86%) Solaris
4 3 (21.43%) Ubuntu
4 3 (21.43%) Unix
5 2 (14.29%) AIX
5 2 (14.29%) Windows
6 1 (7.14%) Android
6 1 (7.14%) CentOS
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (28.57%) High Availability
2 3 (21.43%) DevOps
2 3 (21.43%) Open Source
3 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.14%) Auto-Scaling
4 1 (7.14%) BCP
4 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.14%) Electronic Trading
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) Load Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Server Hardening
4 1 (7.14%) Software Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Stress Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) Perl
2 7 (50.00%) Python
3 4 (28.57%) PHP
3 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
3 4 (28.57%) Ruby
4 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 2 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (7.14%) Go
5 1 (7.14%) Scala
5 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) RHCE
2 1 (7.14%) CCNA
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) MCSA
2 1 (7.14%) MCSE
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) VMware ESX
2 2 (14.29%) Docker
2 2 (14.29%) NFS
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) Puppet
2 4 (28.57%) Ansible
3 2 (14.29%) Nagios
3 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (7.14%) Consul
4 1 (7.14%) Kubernetes
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (7.14%) StatsD
4 1 (7.14%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 7 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (7.14%) Apple
2 1 (7.14%) Atlassian
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco