The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 28 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
UK / England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 299 284 320
Rank change year-on-year -15 +36  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 914 1079 1013
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.09% 1.17% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 1.21% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 789 967 948
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +10.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £33,500 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £78,750 £72,500 £72,500
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 England. 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 80180 89188 99201
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.96% 96.52% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 270000 337980 379014
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Engineer in England

Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Linux Engineer in England

Linux Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Engineer in England over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Engineer in England

Linux Engineer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
London -32 390 £60,000 +3.44% 58
South East -2 238 £50,000 - 20
North of England +47 144 £42,500 - 19
Yorkshire +26 81 £42,500 - 11
North West -1 60 £45,000 +28.57% 8
East of England -54 51 £51,250 +2.50% 19
South West +3 46 £40,000 +14.28% 8
Midlands +11 44 £40,000 +8.10% 9
East Midlands +32 25 £40,000 +8.10% 3
West Midlands +2 19 £45,000 +28.57% 6
North East +10 3 £37,500 -16.66%
Linux Engineer
UK

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 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 England region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 1687 (100.00%) Linux
2 713 (42.26%) Python
3 651 (38.59%) DevOps
4 552 (32.72%) Red Hat
5 519 (30.76%) Puppet
6 481 (28.51%) Bash Shell
7 453 (26.85%) Amazon AWS
8 445 (26.38%) Windows
9 436 (25.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 426 (25.25%) Ansible
11 406 (24.07%) Perl
12 390 (23.12%) VMware
13 367 (21.75%) Unix
14 337 (19.98%) Opscode Chef
15 334 (19.80%) Finance
16 313 (18.55%) Agile Software Development
17 308 (18.26%) Java
18 289 (17.13%) Docker
19 283 (16.78%) MySQL
20 280 (16.60%) Jenkins
21 275 (16.30%) Configuration Management
22 258 (15.29%) TCP/IP
23 257 (15.23%) SQL
24 248 (14.70%) VMware Infrastructure
25 242 (14.34%) Ruby
26 235 (13.93%) C++
27 230 (13.63%) Git (software)
28 226 (13.40%) Apache
29 224 (13.28%) CentOS
30 217 (12.86%) Software Engineering

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
1 226 (13.40%) Apache
2 139 (8.24%) Tomcat
3 95 (5.63%) OpenStack
4 72 (4.27%) Elasticsearch
5 63 (3.73%) nginx
6 54 (3.20%) IIS
7 48 (2.85%) MS Exchange
8 46 (2.73%) JBoss
9 41 (2.43%) Confluence
10 31 (1.84%) Apache Spark
11 24 (1.42%) WebLogic
11 24 (1.42%) WebSphere
12 19 (1.13%) Jetty
12 19 (1.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 14 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
14 12 (0.71%) CloudStack
15 9 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
16 7 (0.41%) CMS
17 6 (0.36%) Apache Solr
17 6 (0.36%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (0.53%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.059%) Autodesk Flame
5 1 (0.059%) Baselight
5 1 (0.059%) GNU Octave
5 1 (0.059%) Houdini
5 1 (0.059%) Maya
5 1 (0.059%) NUKE
5 1 (0.059%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 63 (3.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.30%) Magento
3 5 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.18%) OpenCart
4 3 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.18%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.12%) Odoo
5 2 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 453 (26.85%) Amazon AWS
2 146 (8.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 91 (5.39%) SaaS
4 54 (3.20%) Amazon EC2
5 42 (2.49%) AWS CloudFormation
6 38 (2.25%) Amazon S3
7 35 (2.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 28 (1.66%) GitHub
8 28 (1.66%) IaaS
9 26 (1.54%) PaaS
10 17 (1.01%) Office 365
10 17 (1.01%) OpenShift
11 14 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
12 13 (0.77%) Amazon ELB
13 11 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
14 8 (0.47%) Amazon SQS
15 6 (0.36%) AWS Lambda
15 6 (0.36%) Route 53
16 4 (0.24%) Slack
17 3 (0.18%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 258 (15.29%) TCP/IP
2 170 (10.08%) Firewall
3 154 (9.13%) DNS
4 92 (5.45%) Internet
5 90 (5.33%) SAN
6 65 (3.85%) LDAP
7 63 (3.73%) HTTP
8 57 (3.38%) VPN
9 56 (3.32%) DHCP
10 51 (3.02%) VLAN
11 50 (2.96%) LAN
12 42 (2.49%) WAN
13 38 (2.25%) SSH
14 36 (2.13%) Network Security
15 33 (1.96%) Kerberos
16 31 (1.84%) SNMP
17 28 (1.66%) SSL
18 27 (1.60%) BGP
19 26 (1.54%) iSCSI
19 26 (1.54%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 283 (16.78%) MySQL
2 100 (5.93%) NoSQL
3 92 (5.45%) PostgreSQL
4 85 (5.04%) SQL Server
5 70 (4.15%) Apache Cassandra
6 68 (4.03%) Big Data
7 60 (3.56%) MongoDB
8 45 (2.67%) Hadoop
9 35 (2.07%) Redis
10 27 (1.60%) MariaDB
11 26 (1.54%) Relational Database
12 25 (1.48%) Amazon RDS
13 23 (1.36%) Oracle Database
14 16 (0.95%) HBase
15 14 (0.83%) InfluxDB
16 13 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
17 12 (0.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 12 (0.71%) RDBMS
18 10 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
19 8 (0.47%) DB2
Development Applications
1 280 (16.60%) Jenkins
2 230 (13.63%) Git (software)
3 84 (4.98%) JIRA
4 83 (4.92%) Subversion
5 59 (3.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 57 (3.38%) TeamCity
7 42 (2.49%) Selenium
8 41 (2.43%) Maven
9 35 (2.07%) Vagrant
10 26 (1.54%) GitLab
10 26 (1.54%) Hudson
11 23 (1.36%) Bitbucket
11 23 (1.36%) JUnit
12 22 (1.30%) Ant
13 21 (1.24%) Cucumber
14 19 (1.13%) Octopus Deploy
15 18 (1.07%) Eclipse
16 17 (1.01%) JMeter
17 14 (0.83%) Gradle
18 13 (0.77%) Apache Ivy
General
1 334 (19.80%) Finance
2 116 (6.88%) Banking
3 107 (6.34%) Telecoms
4 89 (5.28%) Manufacturing
5 87 (5.16%) Electronics
6 81 (4.80%) Marketing
7 59 (3.50%) Games
8 29 (1.72%) Automotive
9 26 (1.54%) Legal
10 20 (1.19%) Financial Institution
10 20 (1.19%) Retail
11 15 (0.89%) Front Office
12 14 (0.83%) French Language
13 13 (0.77%) Investment Banking
13 13 (0.77%) Online Betting
14 12 (0.71%) German Language
15 11 (0.65%) Digital Economy
16 7 (0.41%) Aerospace
17 5 (0.30%) Music Industry
18 4 (0.24%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (7.65%) Web Services
2 116 (6.88%) LAMP
3 59 (3.50%) Kafka
4 52 (3.08%) HTML
5 41 (2.43%) Elastic Stack
6 36 (2.13%) XML
7 33 (1.96%) LEMP Stack
8 31 (1.84%) Node.js
9 30 (1.78%) .NET
10 26 (1.54%) SOAP
11 25 (1.48%) LAPP Stack
11 25 (1.48%) Spring
12 24 (1.42%) REST
13 22 (1.30%) Middleware
14 19 (1.13%) Qt
15 18 (1.07%) RESTful
16 14 (0.83%) CSS
17 13 (0.77%) Memcached
17 13 (0.77%) Qt Quick
18 12 (0.71%) Sphinx
Miscellaneous
1 136 (8.06%) Data Centre
2 103 (6.11%) Computer Science
3 82 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
4 51 (3.02%) Clustering
5 49 (2.90%) Device Driver
6 48 (2.85%) Linux Command Line
7 44 (2.61%) Greenfield Project
8 42 (2.49%) Fintech
9 29 (1.72%) Replication
10 27 (1.60%) iPad
11 24 (1.42%) Public Cloud
12 22 (1.30%) Management Information System
13 17 (1.01%) Hedge funds
14 15 (0.89%) Algorithms
14 15 (0.89%) Private Cloud
15 12 (0.71%) Embedded Systems
15 12 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 12 (0.71%) PKI
16 11 (0.65%) Cyberthreat
17 8 (0.47%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 1687 (100.00%) Linux
2 445 (26.38%) Windows
3 436 (25.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 367 (21.75%) Unix
5 224 (13.28%) CentOS
6 160 (9.48%) Ubuntu
6 160 (9.48%) Windows Server
7 106 (6.28%) Debian
8 75 (4.45%) Windows Server 2008
9 73 (4.33%) Solaris
10 60 (3.56%) Windows Server 2012
11 54 (3.20%) Embedded Linux
12 25 (1.48%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 24 (1.42%) AIX
14 22 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
15 16 (0.95%) SUSE
16 14 (0.83%) Android
16 14 (0.83%) HPUX
16 14 (0.83%) Windows 7
17 11 (0.65%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 651 (38.59%) DevOps
2 313 (18.55%) Agile Software Development
3 275 (16.30%) Configuration Management
4 217 (12.86%) Software Engineering
5 174 (10.31%) Continuous Integration
6 156 (9.25%) Open Source
7 146 (8.65%) ITIL
8 110 (6.52%) Test Automation
9 91 (5.39%) Business Intelligence
9 91 (5.39%) High Availability
10 89 (5.28%) Scrum
11 88 (5.22%) Continuous Delivery
12 73 (4.33%) Migration
12 73 (4.33%) OO
13 71 (4.21%) Digital Marketing
14 69 (4.09%) E-Commerce
15 68 (4.03%) Load Balancing
16 63 (3.73%) Programme Management
17 60 (3.56%) SDLC
18 54 (3.20%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 713 (42.26%) Python
2 481 (28.51%) Bash Shell
3 406 (24.07%) Perl
4 308 (18.26%) Java
5 257 (15.23%) SQL
6 242 (14.34%) Ruby
7 235 (13.93%) C++
8 177 (10.49%) C
9 138 (8.18%) PHP
10 123 (7.29%) PowerShell
11 104 (6.16%) Shell Script
12 59 (3.50%) Embedded C++
13 50 (2.96%) Embedded C
14 48 (2.85%) JavaScript
15 35 (2.07%) Go
16 24 (1.42%) Scala
17 23 (1.36%) C#
18 18 (1.07%) Korn
19 16 (0.95%) Groovy
20 15 (0.89%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 163 (9.66%) Degree
2 61 (3.62%) Computer Science Degree
3 54 (3.20%) RHCE
4 41 (2.43%) Security Cleared
5 37 (2.19%) Cisco Certification
6 33 (1.96%) SC Cleared
7 30 (1.78%) RHCSA
8 27 (1.60%) RHCA
9 25 (1.48%) CCNA
10 19 (1.13%) CCNP
11 17 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
11 17 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 13 (0.77%) CISSP
13 10 (0.59%) ISEB
14 9 (0.53%) HND
14 9 (0.53%) ISTQB
14 9 (0.53%) Linux+ Certification
14 9 (0.53%) LPIC
15 8 (0.47%) DV Cleared
15 8 (0.47%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (4.86%) QA
2 38 (2.25%) SLA
3 24 (1.42%) PCI DSS
4 16 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.41%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.12%) IEC 61131
7 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.059%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.059%) ISAE 3402
8 1 (0.059%) JTAG
8 1 (0.059%) MISRA
8 1 (0.059%) MISRA C
8 1 (0.059%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.059%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 289 (17.13%) Docker
2 248 (14.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 169 (10.02%) Active Directory
4 54 (3.20%) Xen
5 53 (3.14%) Hyper-V
6 51 (3.02%) NFS
7 45 (2.67%) KVM
8 44 (2.61%) vSphere
9 41 (2.43%) VMware ESXi
10 37 (2.19%) iptables
11 29 (1.72%) Firmware
12 25 (1.48%) Virtual Machines
12 25 (1.48%) XenServer
13 23 (1.36%) Postfix
14 22 (1.30%) Dovecot
15 21 (1.24%) LXC
16 18 (1.07%) Varnish
17 17 (1.01%) vCloud
18 15 (0.89%) Ceph
18 15 (0.89%) Samba
Systems Management
1 519 (30.76%) Puppet
2 426 (25.25%) Ansible
3 337 (19.98%) Opscode Chef
4 152 (9.01%) Nagios
5 108 (6.40%) Kubernetes
6 94 (5.57%) Terraform
7 47 (2.79%) ZABBIX
8 45 (2.67%) Salt
9 33 (1.96%) Red Hat Satellite
10 31 (1.84%) SELinux
11 22 (1.30%) Mesos
12 21 (1.24%) Oracle ZFS
12 21 (1.24%) Rundeck
13 20 (1.19%) Cobbler
14 19 (1.13%) logstash
15 18 (1.07%) Grafana
16 17 (1.01%) CFEngine
16 17 (1.01%) Graphite
16 17 (1.01%) Kibana
17 16 (0.95%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 552 (32.72%) Red Hat
2 390 (23.12%) VMware
3 159 (9.43%) Microsoft
4 136 (8.06%) Oracle
5 118 (6.99%) Cisco
6 75 (4.45%) Splunk
7 64 (3.79%) SAP
8 62 (3.68%) HP
8 62 (3.68%) NetApp
9 55 (3.26%) SaltStack
10 53 (3.14%) Juniper
11 46 (2.73%) Citrix
12 38 (2.25%) F5
12 38 (2.25%) SolarWinds
13 37 (2.19%) Sun
14 31 (1.84%) CheckPoint
14 31 (1.84%) IBM
15 28 (1.66%) EMC
16 27 (1.60%) Atlassian
17 26 (1.54%) Google
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benifits
Posted: 6 hours ago
West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £35000 per annum + Exciting Projects, Pension. Holiday
Posted: 11 hours ago
East London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 55,000 + Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: 13 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £41000 - £66000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Roc Search
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Oscar
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Skipton, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
West London
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Amazing Prospects Ltd
Salary: £40k - 55k per year + Lucrative benefits+Prospects
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k DoE + top benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Estio Technology Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent plus outstanding benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Posted: 2 days ago