Period
to 13 December 2017

The median annual salary for a Linux Server Engineer was £51,250 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 13 December 2017.

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

Linux Server Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1123 1124 1237
Rank change year-on-year +1 +113 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Server Engineer 36 64 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.021% 0.036% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.038% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 30 62 36
England median annual salary £51,250 £57,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.87% +35.29% -5.56%
10th Percentile £30,875 £27,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £61,250 £59,375
UK median annual salary £51,250 £57,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -10.87% +35.29% -5.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 161771 169458 194502
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.88% 96.55% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 131180 142632 163811
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06% +4.44%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,253 £26,743
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -

Linux Server Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Server Engineer in England

Linux Server Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Linux Server Engineer in England

Linux Server Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Server Engineer in England over the 6 months to 13 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Server Engineer in England

Linux Server 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 Server Engineer within the England region over the 6 months to 13 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -24 17 £62,500 +8.70%
South East +34 10 £39,000 -32.17%
East of England +12 4 £52,500 +16.67%
East Midlands - 4 £35,000 -
Midlands - 4 £35,000 -
South West -2 1 £44,000 +17.33%
Linux Server Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, Linux Server 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 Server Engineer in the job title.

1 36 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (66.67%) Windows
3 22 (61.11%) VMware
4 20 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (55.56%) Windows Server
5 17 (47.22%) Finance
5 17 (47.22%) Red Hat
6 16 (44.44%) Microsoft
7 15 (41.67%) Bash Shell
8 14 (38.89%) Active Directory
8 14 (38.89%) Python
9 11 (30.56%) Perl
9 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
9 11 (30.56%) IIS
9 11 (30.56%) Opscode Chef
9 11 (30.56%) Ansible
10 10 (27.78%) vSphere
10 10 (27.78%) NetApp
10 10 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (22.22%) F5
11 8 (22.22%) Virtual Machines
12 7 (19.44%) Puppet
12 7 (19.44%) DevOps
12 7 (19.44%) Hyper-V
12 7 (19.44%) PowerShell
13 6 (16.67%) Citrix
13 6 (16.67%) SAN
13 6 (16.67%) Nagios
13 6 (16.67%) Oracle
13 6 (16.67%) IBM

Linux Server 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 11 (30.56%) IIS
2 5 (13.89%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.89%) OpenStack
3 4 (11.11%) JBoss
4 2 (5.56%) Apache
5 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) SaaS
2 4 (11.11%) Office 365
3 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) SAN
2 5 (13.89%) DNS
2 5 (13.89%) VPN
3 4 (11.11%) FTP
3 4 (11.11%) MPLS
3 4 (11.11%) NAS
3 4 (11.11%) NetScaler
4 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.56%) iSCSI
5 2 (5.56%) VoIP
6 1 (2.78%) DHCP
6 1 (2.78%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (2.78%) Firewall
6 1 (2.78%) LAN
6 1 (2.78%) Network Security
6 1 (2.78%) VLAN
6 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.11%) MySQL
3 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.78%) Redis
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 17 (47.22%) Finance
2 6 (16.67%) Banking
3 2 (5.56%) Financial Institution
3 2 (5.56%) French Language
4 1 (2.78%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Clustering
1 5 (13.89%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 36 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (66.67%) Windows
3 20 (55.56%) Windows Server
4 10 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (13.89%) Ubuntu
6 4 (11.11%) CentOS
7 2 (5.56%) Debian
7 2 (5.56%) Unix
8 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) DevOps
2 6 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 6 (16.67%) Software Delivery
3 5 (13.89%) Runbook
4 4 (11.11%) ITIL
4 4 (11.11%) Load Balancing
5 3 (8.33%) Patch Management
5 3 (8.33%) Virtual Environments
6 2 (5.56%) CRM
6 2 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (5.56%) Data Integration
6 2 (5.56%) Information Security
6 2 (5.56%) Network Design
6 2 (5.56%) Server Monitoring
6 2 (5.56%) Software Distribution
7 1 (2.78%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.78%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.78%) Facilities Management
7 1 (2.78%) Migration
7 1 (2.78%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (41.67%) Bash Shell
2 14 (38.89%) Python
3 11 (30.56%) Perl
4 7 (19.44%) PowerShell
5 6 (16.67%) Ruby
6 5 (13.89%) C
7 4 (11.11%) Java
8 2 (5.56%) SQL
9 1 (2.78%) AWK
9 1 (2.78%) sed
9 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) RHCE
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) QA
System Software
1 20 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (38.89%) Active Directory
3 10 (27.78%) vSphere
4 8 (22.22%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (19.44%) Hyper-V
6 5 (13.89%) NFS
6 5 (13.89%) XenApp
7 4 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (11.11%) vCloud
7 4 (11.11%) Xen
7 4 (11.11%) XenDesktop
8 1 (2.78%) GPFS
8 1 (2.78%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (30.56%) Ansible
1 11 (30.56%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (19.44%) Puppet
3 6 (16.67%) Nagios
4 4 (11.11%) Red Hat Satellite
4 4 (11.11%) ThinApp
5 2 (5.56%) Terraform
6 1 (2.78%) Backup Exec
6 1 (2.78%) cPanel
6 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (2.78%) Opsview
6 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (2.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (2.78%) vMotion
Vendors
1 22 (61.11%) VMware
2 17 (47.22%) Red Hat
3 16 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 10 (27.78%) NetApp
5 8 (22.22%) F5
6 6 (16.67%) Citrix
6 6 (16.67%) IBM
6 6 (16.67%) Oracle
6 6 (16.67%) SaltStack
7 5 (13.89%) Cisco
7 5 (13.89%) Juniper
7 5 (13.89%) Sun
7 5 (13.89%) Symantec
8 4 (11.11%) 3PAR
8 4 (11.11%) AppSense
8 4 (11.11%) CheckPoint
8 4 (11.11%) EMC
8 4 (11.11%) HP
8 4 (11.11%) McAfee
8 4 (11.11%) Nokia