The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Engineer
UK / England
Rank 309 309 350
Rank change year-on-year 0 +41  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 758 989 873
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.96% 1.03% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 1.07% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 658 880 727
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 £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £65,100
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 75905 92477 95025
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.29% 96.42% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 63439 78184 78375
Median salary £46,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.09% +1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
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 England

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

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 22 March 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 22 March 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 -32 347 £61,250 +2.08% 63
South East +30 211 £50,000 - 28
North West +4 60 £37,500 -16.66% 13
East of England +28 42 £48,750 +10.79% 9
Yorkshire +1 38 £45,000 +1.12% 6
South West +2 27 £42,500 +1.19% 10
East Midlands +2 14 £40,000 +6.66% 3
West Midlands +27 13 £45,000 +28.57% 2
North East - 6 £30,000 -
Linux Engineer
UK

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 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 England region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 1710 (100.00%) Linux
2 822 (48.07%) Python
3 626 (36.61%) Red Hat
4 599 (35.03%) DevOps
5 567 (33.16%) Puppet
6 553 (32.34%) Bash Shell
7 508 (29.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 502 (29.36%) Windows
9 493 (28.83%) Perl
10 443 (25.91%) Amazon AWS
11 429 (25.09%) Unix
12 388 (22.69%) Ansible
13 377 (22.05%) VMware
14 375 (21.93%) Finance
15 368 (21.52%) Opscode Chef
16 329 (19.24%) Java
17 325 (19.01%) MySQL
18 295 (17.25%) TCP/IP
19 290 (16.96%) Agile Software Development
20 281 (16.43%) Configuration Management
21 268 (15.67%) CentOS
22 262 (15.32%) Apache
23 257 (15.03%) Ruby
24 253 (14.80%) Jenkins
25 244 (14.27%) SQL
26 226 (13.22%) VMware Infrastructure
27 225 (13.16%) Docker
28 204 (11.93%) Git (software)
29 198 (11.58%) DNS
30 196 (11.46%) C++

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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
1 262 (15.32%) Apache
2 179 (10.47%) Tomcat
3 78 (4.56%) JBoss
3 78 (4.56%) OpenStack
4 61 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
4 61 (3.57%) IIS
5 52 (3.04%) nginx
6 44 (2.57%) WebSphere
7 35 (2.05%) Apache Spark
8 33 (1.93%) WebLogic
9 29 (1.70%) Confluence
10 28 (1.64%) MS Exchange
11 13 (0.76%) CloudStack
11 13 (0.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 9 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
12 9 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 8 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
13 8 (0.47%) GlassFish
14 7 (0.41%) Apache Solr
14 7 (0.41%) Jetty
Applications
1 25 (1.46%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.35%) MS Office
3 4 (0.23%) GNU Octave
4 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.058%) Doxygen
5 1 (0.058%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 29 (1.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.18%) Sentinel
4 2 (0.12%) Magento
4 2 (0.12%) OpenCart
5 1 (0.058%) Eikon
5 1 (0.058%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 443 (25.91%) Amazon AWS
2 169 (9.88%) SaaS
3 90 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 44 (2.57%) Amazon EC2
5 42 (2.46%) PaaS
6 32 (1.87%) Amazon S3
6 32 (1.87%) AWS CloudFormation
7 24 (1.40%) IaaS
7 24 (1.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 18 (1.05%) Office 365
8 18 (1.05%) OpenShift
9 15 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
9 15 (0.88%) GitHub
10 13 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
11 12 (0.70%) Heroku
12 8 (0.47%) Sumo Logic
13 7 (0.41%) Akamai
14 6 (0.35%) G Suite
14 6 (0.35%) Route 53
15 5 (0.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 295 (17.25%) TCP/IP
2 198 (11.58%) DNS
3 171 (10.00%) Firewall
4 111 (6.49%) Internet
5 82 (4.80%) DHCP
6 80 (4.68%) LDAP
7 75 (4.39%) SAN
8 72 (4.21%) HTTP
9 66 (3.86%) LAN
10 61 (3.57%) SSL
11 54 (3.16%) WAN
12 47 (2.75%) SMTP
13 43 (2.51%) VPN
14 38 (2.22%) VLAN
15 31 (1.81%) IMAP
15 31 (1.81%) POP3
16 29 (1.70%) iSCSI
17 25 (1.46%) SSH
18 22 (1.29%) VoIP
19 19 (1.11%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 325 (19.01%) MySQL
2 92 (5.38%) SQL Server
3 73 (4.27%) NoSQL
4 66 (3.86%) PostgreSQL
5 65 (3.80%) MongoDB
6 60 (3.51%) Hadoop
7 59 (3.45%) Big Data
8 47 (2.75%) Relational Database
9 38 (2.22%) Redis
10 35 (2.05%) Apache Cassandra
11 23 (1.35%) HBase
12 18 (1.05%) Amazon RDS
12 18 (1.05%) RDBMS
13 15 (0.88%) MariaDB
13 15 (0.88%) Oracle Database
13 15 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
14 12 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
14 12 (0.70%) DB2
15 9 (0.53%) Apache Hive
15 9 (0.53%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 253 (14.80%) Jenkins
2 204 (11.93%) Git (software)
3 62 (3.63%) JIRA
4 57 (3.33%) TeamCity
5 53 (3.10%) Maven
6 52 (3.04%) Subversion
7 42 (2.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 38 (2.22%) Vagrant
9 25 (1.46%) Selenium
10 23 (1.35%) Ant
10 23 (1.35%) GitLab
11 19 (1.11%) Hudson
11 19 (1.11%) JMeter
11 19 (1.11%) Octopus Deploy
12 18 (1.05%) MSBuild
13 16 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
14 14 (0.82%) Eclipse
15 12 (0.70%) Cucumber
15 12 (0.70%) JUnit
16 10 (0.58%) Gradle
General
1 375 (21.93%) Finance
2 164 (9.59%) Banking
3 74 (4.33%) Telecoms
4 57 (3.33%) Manufacturing
5 48 (2.81%) Electronics
6 47 (2.75%) Marketing
7 43 (2.51%) Games
8 32 (1.87%) Retail
9 30 (1.75%) Publishing
10 27 (1.58%) French Language
11 24 (1.40%) Financial Institution
12 21 (1.23%) German Language
12 21 (1.23%) Legal
13 18 (1.05%) Front Office
14 8 (0.47%) Investment Banking
15 7 (0.41%) Automotive
15 7 (0.41%) Online Betting
16 6 (0.35%) Advertising
17 5 (0.29%) Back Office
17 5 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (8.71%) Web Services
2 130 (7.60%) LAMP
3 44 (2.57%) Middleware
4 39 (2.28%) HTML
4 39 (2.28%) Node.js
5 35 (2.05%) .NET
6 27 (1.58%) Kafka
7 26 (1.52%) Elastic Stack
7 26 (1.52%) REST
8 25 (1.46%) SOAP
9 24 (1.40%) LEMP Stack
10 23 (1.35%) LAPP Stack
10 23 (1.35%) Spring
10 23 (1.35%) XML
11 18 (1.05%) Java EE
12 16 (0.94%) Sensu
13 15 (0.88%) J2EE
14 14 (0.82%) RESTful
15 11 (0.64%) Servlets
16 10 (0.58%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 137 (8.01%) Data Centre
2 125 (7.31%) Computer Science
3 73 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
4 59 (3.45%) Fintech
5 39 (2.28%) Clustering
6 33 (1.93%) Device Driver
6 33 (1.93%) Hedge funds
7 31 (1.81%) iPad
8 22 (1.29%) Linux Command Line
9 21 (1.23%) Replication
10 19 (1.11%) Public Cloud
11 15 (0.88%) Algorithms
12 13 (0.76%) Client/Server
12 13 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
12 13 (0.76%) Management Information System
13 10 (0.58%) Contactless
13 10 (0.58%) Embedded Systems
13 10 (0.58%) Mobile Banking
13 10 (0.58%) Private Cloud
14 8 (0.47%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 1710 (100.00%) Linux
2 508 (29.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 502 (29.36%) Windows
4 429 (25.09%) Unix
5 268 (15.67%) CentOS
6 171 (10.00%) Ubuntu
7 143 (8.36%) Windows Server
8 118 (6.90%) Debian
9 91 (5.32%) Solaris
10 60 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
11 39 (2.28%) Embedded Linux
12 38 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
13 32 (1.87%) Windows Server 2003
14 25 (1.46%) HPUX
15 23 (1.35%) SUSE
16 20 (1.17%) AIX
17 19 (1.11%) Windows 2000
18 16 (0.94%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
19 15 (0.88%) Fedora
20 9 (0.53%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 599 (35.03%) DevOps
2 290 (16.96%) Agile Software Development
3 281 (16.43%) Configuration Management
4 191 (11.17%) Continuous Integration
5 168 (9.82%) Software Engineering
6 151 (8.83%) Open Source
7 129 (7.54%) ITIL
8 85 (4.97%) Mentoring
9 84 (4.91%) High Availability
10 79 (4.62%) Migration
11 78 (4.56%) Performance Tuning
12 75 (4.39%) Continuous Delivery
13 70 (4.09%) E-Commerce
14 67 (3.92%) Scrum
15 59 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
16 57 (3.33%) Problem Management
17 51 (2.98%) Business Intelligence
18 50 (2.92%) Load Balancing
19 47 (2.75%) OO
20 44 (2.57%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 822 (48.07%) Python
2 553 (32.34%) Bash Shell
3 493 (28.83%) Perl
4 329 (19.24%) Java
5 257 (15.03%) Ruby
6 244 (14.27%) SQL
7 196 (11.46%) C++
8 173 (10.12%) PHP
9 171 (10.00%) C
10 138 (8.07%) PowerShell
11 99 (5.79%) Shell Script
12 45 (2.63%) JavaScript
13 41 (2.40%) Embedded C++
14 39 (2.28%) C#
15 37 (2.16%) Embedded C
16 36 (2.11%) Go
17 33 (1.93%) Korn
18 27 (1.58%) Bourne shell
19 21 (1.23%) Groovy
19 21 (1.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 172 (10.06%) Degree
2 48 (2.81%) RHCE
3 45 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
4 43 (2.51%) Security Cleared
5 29 (1.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 28 (1.64%) RHCA
7 27 (1.58%) CCNA
8 23 (1.35%) SC Cleared
9 22 (1.29%) AWS Certification
9 22 (1.29%) CCNP
9 22 (1.29%) RHCSA
10 17 (0.99%) MCSE
10 17 (0.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 13 (0.76%) CISSP
12 12 (0.70%) HND
13 11 (0.64%) DV Cleared
14 10 (0.58%) HNC
14 10 (0.58%) Linux+ Certification
15 9 (0.53%) GIAC
16 8 (0.47%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (5.73%) QA
2 34 (1.99%) SLA
3 32 (1.87%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.41%) ISO 9001
4 7 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.058%) ISO22301
5 1 (0.058%) MISRA
5 1 (0.058%) MISRA C
5 1 (0.058%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.058%) SDET
System Software
1 226 (13.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 225 (13.16%) Docker
3 143 (8.36%) Active Directory
4 61 (3.57%) Hyper-V
5 44 (2.57%) Xen
6 42 (2.46%) NFS
7 40 (2.34%) vSphere
8 37 (2.16%) KVM
9 32 (1.87%) iptables
10 25 (1.46%) Postfix
11 24 (1.40%) Dovecot
12 23 (1.35%) Firmware
13 22 (1.29%) VMware ESX
14 20 (1.17%) VMware ESXi
14 20 (1.17%) XenServer
15 19 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
16 17 (0.99%) Samba
16 17 (0.99%) Varnish
16 17 (0.99%) vCloud
17 13 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 567 (33.16%) Puppet
2 388 (22.69%) Ansible
3 368 (21.52%) Opscode Chef
4 186 (10.88%) Nagios
5 70 (4.09%) Kubernetes
6 64 (3.74%) Salt
7 61 (3.57%) Terraform
8 52 (3.04%) Red Hat Satellite
9 43 (2.51%) ZABBIX
10 30 (1.75%) Graphite
10 30 (1.75%) Rundeck
11 23 (1.35%) Mesos
12 20 (1.17%) Cobbler
12 20 (1.17%) SELinux
13 17 (0.99%) Grafana
13 17 (0.99%) Kibana
14 15 (0.88%) CFEngine
15 12 (0.70%) Cacti
15 12 (0.70%) logstash
15 12 (0.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 626 (36.61%) Red Hat
2 377 (22.05%) VMware
3 155 (9.06%) Oracle
4 122 (7.13%) Cisco
5 112 (6.55%) Microsoft
6 76 (4.44%) HP
7 71 (4.15%) NetApp
8 69 (4.04%) Sun
9 65 (3.80%) Splunk
10 54 (3.16%) SaltStack
11 45 (2.63%) Juniper
12 36 (2.11%) SAP
12 36 (2.11%) SolarWinds
13 33 (1.93%) CheckPoint
14 32 (1.87%) Palo Alto
15 29 (1.70%) F5
16 28 (1.64%) EMC
17 27 (1.58%) Atlassian
18 25 (1.46%) Google
19 24 (1.40%) Brocade
Fleet, Hampshire
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £80k + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum plus 15% bonus and benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + Funded Certs, Share options
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + stock options
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum plus excellent bonus and benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Large Pension + Flexible Bonus's
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
AdRoc Group
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
IntaPeople
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 2 days ago
Billingshurst, West Sussex
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £41000 - £66000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 55,000 + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + incredible benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago