The median annual salary for a Senior Linux Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 30 March 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
UK / England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 755 801 845
Rank change year-on-year +46 +44  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Engineer 104 134 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.14% 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.14% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 97 101 85
Median salary £50,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £70,000
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 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 77326 94599 97418
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.30% 96.46% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 64770 80048 80399
Median salary £46,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.22%  
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 £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Senior Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Linux Engineer in England

Senior Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Senior Linux Engineer in England

Senior Linux Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Linux Engineer in England over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Linux Engineer in England

Senior 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 Senior Linux Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 30 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 +49 42 £57,500 -14.81% 8
South East +64 37 £50,000 -16.66% 4
North West -14 9 £40,000 -20.00% 2
East of England +30 7 £53,750 +19.44% 2
South West +37 5 £50,000 +9.89% 1
Yorkshire +22 3 £37,500 -42.30% 2
East Midlands +7 2 £40,000 - 1
Senior Linux Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 England region featuring Senior Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 279 (100.00%) Linux
2 171 (61.29%) Python
3 111 (39.78%) Red Hat
4 92 (32.97%) Bash Shell
5 91 (32.62%) Windows
6 84 (30.11%) Perl
7 74 (26.52%) VMware
8 70 (25.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 69 (24.73%) SaaS
10 64 (22.94%) Puppet
11 63 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
12 60 (21.51%) Finance
13 58 (20.79%) MySQL
14 56 (20.07%) DevOps
15 49 (17.56%) Java
16 47 (16.85%) CentOS
17 45 (16.13%) Opscode Chef
18 44 (15.77%) Ansible
18 44 (15.77%) QA
19 42 (15.05%) Apache
19 42 (15.05%) Internet
19 42 (15.05%) Mentoring
20 39 (13.98%) Amazon AWS
21 38 (13.62%) SQL
22 36 (12.90%) Unix
22 36 (12.90%) C++
23 35 (12.54%) High Availability
23 35 (12.54%) VMware Infrastructure
23 35 (12.54%) C
23 35 (12.54%) DNS

Senior 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 42 (15.05%) Apache
2 16 (5.73%) IIS
3 13 (4.66%) nginx
3 13 (4.66%) Tomcat
4 12 (4.30%) OpenStack
5 7 (2.51%) Apache Spark
6 5 (1.79%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.08%) JBoss
7 3 (1.08%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.72%) Confluence
8 2 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.36%) Apache Airflow
9 1 (0.36%) Luigi
Applications
1 4 (1.43%) MS Office
2 1 (0.36%) Doxygen
2 1 (0.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 69 (24.73%) SaaS
2 39 (13.98%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (4.66%) Amazon S3
4 12 (4.30%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (3.94%) AWS CloudFormation
6 10 (3.58%) PaaS
7 9 (3.23%) IaaS
8 8 (2.87%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (2.15%) Sumo Logic
10 2 (0.72%) Office 365
11 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.36%) GitHub
11 1 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.36%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 42 (15.05%) Internet
2 35 (12.54%) DNS
3 24 (8.60%) Firewall
4 23 (8.24%) TCP/IP
5 14 (5.02%) SSL
6 13 (4.66%) WAN
7 11 (3.94%) iSCSI
8 10 (3.58%) Fibre Channel
9 9 (3.23%) DHCP
10 8 (2.87%) LDAP
11 5 (1.79%) HTTP
11 5 (1.79%) SAN
11 5 (1.79%) VPN
12 4 (1.43%) RS-485
12 4 (1.43%) SMTP
12 4 (1.43%) VLAN
13 3 (1.08%) IMAP
13 3 (1.08%) Multicast
13 3 (1.08%) POP3
13 3 (1.08%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (20.79%) MySQL
2 27 (9.68%) NoSQL
3 17 (6.09%) HBase
4 16 (5.73%) Hadoop
4 16 (5.73%) MongoDB
5 15 (5.38%) Apache Cassandra
6 11 (3.94%) Relational Database
7 10 (3.58%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (3.23%) Big Data
9 6 (2.15%) Apache Hive
10 5 (1.79%) SQL Server
11 3 (1.08%) Amazon Redshift
11 3 (1.08%) InfluxDB
11 3 (1.08%) Redis
11 3 (1.08%) Sqoop
12 2 (0.72%) OpenStack Swift
12 2 (0.72%) OpenTSDB
13 1 (0.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 1 (0.36%) Neo4j
13 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (6.81%) Jenkins
2 12 (4.30%) Git (software)
3 9 (3.23%) Cucumber
3 9 (3.23%) Selenium
4 8 (2.87%) Hamcrest
4 8 (2.87%) JMeter
4 8 (2.87%) jMock
4 8 (2.87%) JUnit
4 8 (2.87%) SoapUI
5 5 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (1.79%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.43%) JIRA
7 3 (1.08%) Subversion
8 2 (0.72%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.36%) CMake
9 1 (0.36%) CppUnit
9 1 (0.36%) Gradle
9 1 (0.36%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.36%) PhantomJS
9 1 (0.36%) Trac
General
1 60 (21.51%) Finance
2 26 (9.32%) Banking
3 7 (2.51%) Financial Institution
3 7 (2.51%) Online Betting
4 6 (2.15%) Retail
5 5 (1.79%) Games
5 5 (1.79%) Legal
5 5 (1.79%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.79%) Marketing
6 3 (1.08%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.72%) Electronics
8 1 (0.36%) Advertising
8 1 (0.36%) Front Office
8 1 (0.36%) Law
8 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.36%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (9.68%) Web Services
2 19 (6.81%) LAMP
3 10 (3.58%) Flash
3 10 (3.58%) LAPP Stack
3 10 (3.58%) REST
3 10 (3.58%) RESTful
4 8 (2.87%) Java EE
4 8 (2.87%) Middleware
5 7 (2.51%) Elastic Stack
5 7 (2.51%) Sensu
6 6 (2.15%) Apache Flex
7 5 (1.79%) Kafka
8 4 (1.43%) LEMP Stack
8 4 (1.43%) Node.js
9 2 (0.72%) Guice
9 2 (0.72%) Hibernate
9 2 (0.72%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (0.72%) Spring
9 2 (0.72%) Ultra Messaging
9 2 (0.72%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.32%) Data Centre
2 20 (7.17%) Fintech
3 14 (5.02%) Computer Science
4 8 (2.87%) Contactless
5 5 (1.79%) Device Driver
6 4 (1.43%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (1.08%) Cybercrime
7 3 (1.08%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.08%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.08%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.72%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.72%) Clustering
8 2 (0.72%) Derivative
8 2 (0.72%) Replication
9 1 (0.36%) CMDB
9 1 (0.36%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.36%) Equities
9 1 (0.36%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.36%) Mobile Games
9 1 (0.36%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 279 (100.00%) Linux
2 91 (32.62%) Windows
3 70 (25.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 47 (16.85%) CentOS
5 36 (12.90%) Unix
6 21 (7.53%) Windows Server
7 18 (6.45%) Ubuntu
8 13 (4.66%) Solaris
8 13 (4.66%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (3.94%) Debian
10 9 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (1.79%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.72%) AIX
12 2 (0.72%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.72%) SUSE
12 2 (0.72%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.36%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (20.07%) DevOps
3 42 (15.05%) Mentoring
4 35 (12.54%) High Availability
5 34 (12.19%) Configuration Management
6 28 (10.04%) Software Engineering
7 24 (8.60%) OO
8 20 (7.17%) ITIL
8 20 (7.17%) Open Source
9 19 (6.81%) Root Cause Analysis
9 19 (6.81%) Test Automation
10 18 (6.45%) Capacity Management
10 18 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (6.45%) Performance Analysis
11 16 (5.73%) Load Testing
11 16 (5.73%) Scrum
12 15 (5.38%) Continuous Delivery
13 14 (5.02%) Customer Requirements
14 13 (4.66%) Build Automation
14 13 (4.66%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 171 (61.29%) Python
2 92 (32.97%) Bash Shell
3 84 (30.11%) Perl
4 49 (17.56%) Java
5 38 (13.62%) SQL
6 36 (12.90%) C++
7 35 (12.54%) C
8 30 (10.75%) Ruby
9 24 (8.60%) PHP
9 24 (8.60%) PowerShell
10 19 (6.81%) Go
11 10 (3.58%) JavaScript
11 10 (3.58%) Shell Script
12 5 (1.79%) Scala
13 4 (1.43%) C#
14 2 (0.72%) Assembly Language
14 2 (0.72%) Embedded C
15 1 (0.36%) ECMAScript
15 1 (0.36%) Lua
15 1 (0.36%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (10.75%) Degree
2 12 (4.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (3.23%) RHCA
4 5 (1.79%) RHCE
4 5 (1.79%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.08%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.08%) MCSA
6 2 (0.72%) PhD
6 2 (0.72%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.36%) CCNA
7 1 (0.36%) CCNP
7 1 (0.36%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.36%) MCSE
7 1 (0.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (15.77%) QA
2 5 (1.79%) PCI DSS
2 5 (1.79%) SLA
3 1 (0.36%) SDET
System Software
1 35 (12.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (11.47%) Active Directory
3 22 (7.89%) Hyper-V
4 19 (6.81%) Docker
5 13 (4.66%) NFS
6 10 (3.58%) VMware ESX
7 8 (2.87%) vCloud
8 6 (2.15%) KVM
8 6 (2.15%) Xen
9 5 (1.79%) Varnish
10 4 (1.43%) vSphere
11 3 (1.08%) Apache Flume
11 3 (1.08%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 2 (0.72%) etcd
12 2 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (0.72%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.36%) Dovecot
13 1 (0.36%) FreeRADIUS
13 1 (0.36%) GPFS
13 1 (0.36%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 64 (22.94%) Puppet
2 45 (16.13%) Opscode Chef
3 44 (15.77%) Ansible
4 23 (8.24%) Nagios
5 8 (2.87%) Kubernetes
6 7 (2.51%) Red Hat Satellite
6 7 (2.51%) Rundeck
7 6 (2.15%) Grafana
7 6 (2.15%) Opsview
7 6 (2.15%) Riemann
8 5 (1.79%) Mesos
8 5 (1.79%) Salt
9 4 (1.43%) Consul
10 3 (1.08%) SCCM
10 3 (1.08%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.72%) collectd
11 2 (0.72%) Graphite
11 2 (0.72%) OpenNMS
11 2 (0.72%) WSUS
11 2 (0.72%) yum
Vendors
1 111 (39.78%) Red Hat
2 74 (26.52%) VMware
3 23 (8.24%) Microsoft
3 23 (8.24%) Oracle
4 22 (7.89%) Sun
5 11 (3.94%) NetApp
6 9 (3.23%) Splunk
7 8 (2.87%) Cisco
8 5 (1.79%) Freescale
8 5 (1.79%) SaltStack
9 4 (1.43%) Bloomberg
9 4 (1.43%) LANDesk
9 4 (1.43%) Reuters
10 3 (1.08%) HP
10 3 (1.08%) Juniper
11 2 (0.72%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.72%) Brocade
11 2 (0.72%) CQG
11 2 (0.72%) Intel
11 2 (0.72%) Veritas
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
South East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Parham Consulting Ltd
Salary: Maximum £70k + up to 15% bonus, shares and good benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Parham Consulting
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum plus up to 15% bonus, shares and good benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Billingshurst, West Sussex
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: 4 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: 45,000 to 55,000 + Bonus
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Salary: Competitive Salary
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Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pension + bonus
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Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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London
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Salary: £45000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits (Bonus, Pension..)
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Salary: Excellent salary with strong benefits package
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Salary: £35000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
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Salary: £60,000 - £100,000 per year
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