Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Linux Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 918 895 1015
Rank change year-on-year -23 +120 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Engineer 230 295 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.17% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.17% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 211 274 211
England median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +8.70% +9.52%
10th Percentile £45,000 £43,750 £45,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year -4.00% +8.70% +9.52%

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 159903 171823 198391
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.70% 96.50% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 129207 145031 166378
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Senior Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 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 -38 87 £72,500 +7.41% 3
South East +14 60 £52,500 -8.70% 1
East of England +31 45 £60,000 +20.00% 1
North of England +1 16 £48,750 +21.88% 3
South West +39 12 £61,250 +61.55%
Midlands +34 10 £47,500 -1.04% 1
North West -3 10 £52,500 +31.25% 1
Yorkshire +25 6 £35,500 -32.38% 2
East Midlands +37 5 £55,000 -8.33%
West Midlands +12 5 £46,250 -3.65% 1
Senior Linux Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 230 (100.00%) Linux
2 107 (46.52%) Python
3 106 (46.09%) DevOps
4 90 (39.13%) Amazon AWS
5 80 (34.78%) Puppet
6 71 (30.87%) Agile Software Development
7 70 (30.43%) Ansible
8 57 (24.78%) Red Hat
9 55 (23.91%) Opscode Chef
10 52 (22.61%) Bash Shell
11 49 (21.30%) Perl
12 47 (20.43%) Configuration Management
12 47 (20.43%) VMware
13 46 (20.00%) C
14 44 (19.13%) Degree
15 42 (18.26%) Java
15 42 (18.26%) Unix
15 42 (18.26%) Ruby
16 41 (17.83%) C++
17 39 (16.96%) Software Engineering
17 39 (16.96%) CentOS
18 38 (16.52%) Microsoft Azure
19 36 (15.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 35 (15.22%) Windows
21 33 (14.35%) SQL
22 32 (13.91%) DNS
22 32 (13.91%) Open Source
23 30 (13.04%) Jenkins
23 30 (13.04%) Ubuntu
24 29 (12.61%) MySQL

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 24 (10.43%) Apache
2 19 (8.26%) Tomcat
3 17 (7.39%) OpenStack
4 13 (5.65%) Confluence
5 9 (3.91%) nginx
6 5 (2.17%) IIS
6 5 (2.17%) Oracle Service Bus
6 5 (2.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (2.17%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.74%) uWSGI
8 2 (0.87%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.43%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.43%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.43%) Jetty
Applications
1 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.17%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 90 (39.13%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (16.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.91%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (3.91%) SaaS
4 5 (2.17%) PaaS
5 4 (1.74%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (1.74%) IaaS
6 2 (0.87%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 32 (13.91%) DNS
2 23 (10.00%) Wireless
3 21 (9.13%) TCP/IP
4 19 (8.26%) Firewall
4 19 (8.26%) VPN
5 13 (5.65%) IPsec
6 11 (4.78%) BGP
6 11 (4.78%) HTTP
7 9 (3.91%) SNMP
8 8 (3.48%) DHCP
9 7 (3.04%) SSL
9 7 (3.04%) VLAN
10 6 (2.61%) SMTP
11 5 (2.17%) LDAP
12 4 (1.74%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (1.74%) Cisco IOS
12 4 (1.74%) Internet
12 4 (1.74%) OSPF
12 4 (1.74%) SAN
12 4 (1.74%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (12.61%) MySQL
2 19 (8.26%) NoSQL
3 11 (4.78%) Apache Cassandra
4 10 (4.35%) Oracle Database
5 8 (3.48%) SQL Server
6 7 (3.04%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (2.17%) MariaDB
7 5 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (2.17%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (1.74%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.30%) Big Data
9 3 (1.30%) HBase
9 3 (1.30%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.30%) Redis
9 3 (1.30%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 30 (13.04%) Jenkins
2 27 (11.74%) Git (software)
3 15 (6.52%) JIRA
4 14 (6.09%) Subversion
5 13 (5.65%) TeamCity
6 10 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (2.17%) Maven
7 5 (2.17%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (1.74%) Cucumber
8 4 (1.74%) Selenium
9 3 (1.30%) Hamcrest
9 3 (1.30%) JMeter
9 3 (1.30%) jMock
9 3 (1.30%) JUnit
9 3 (1.30%) SoapUI
10 2 (0.87%) Vagrant
11 1 (0.43%) GCC
11 1 (0.43%) GitLab
11 1 (0.43%) Gitweb
11 1 (0.43%) Hudson
General
1 20 (8.70%) Finance
2 9 (3.91%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.04%) Electronics
3 7 (3.04%) Online Betting
4 6 (2.61%) Banking
5 4 (1.74%) Marketing
5 4 (1.74%) Retail
6 3 (1.30%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.87%) Games
8 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.43%) Law
8 1 (0.43%) Legal
8 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (9.57%) Web Services
2 12 (5.22%) LAMP
3 9 (3.91%) Middleware
4 7 (3.04%) .NET
4 7 (3.04%) Kafka
4 7 (3.04%) LEMP Stack
5 6 (2.61%) Django
6 5 (2.17%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (1.74%) FreeSWITCH
7 4 (1.74%) HTML
7 4 (1.74%) PHP-FPM
7 4 (1.74%) REST
7 4 (1.74%) WSGI
8 3 (1.30%) J2EE
8 3 (1.30%) Qt
8 3 (1.30%) RESTful
9 2 (0.87%) Elastic Stack
9 2 (0.87%) OpenMP
9 2 (0.87%) QML
9 2 (0.87%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 15 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.52%) Computer Science
2 15 (6.52%) Management Information System
3 14 (6.09%) Public Cloud
4 9 (3.91%) Replication
5 8 (3.48%) Linux Command Line
5 8 (3.48%) Private Cloud
6 5 (2.17%) Fintech
6 5 (2.17%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (1.74%) Wiki
8 3 (1.30%) CCTV
8 3 (1.30%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.87%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.87%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.87%) Derivative
9 2 (0.87%) EMV
9 2 (0.87%) Tandem
9 2 (0.87%) Video\Live Streaming
10 1 (0.43%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 230 (100.00%) Linux
2 42 (18.26%) Unix
3 39 (16.96%) CentOS
4 36 (15.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 35 (15.22%) Windows
6 30 (13.04%) Ubuntu
7 13 (5.65%) Windows Server
8 11 (4.78%) Debian
9 10 (4.35%) Oracle Linux
10 7 (3.04%) Embedded Linux
10 7 (3.04%) Windows 7
11 4 (1.74%) CoreOS
11 4 (1.74%) Windows 10
11 4 (1.74%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (1.30%) Solaris
12 3 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.87%) Android
13 2 (0.87%) HPUX
13 2 (0.87%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.43%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (46.09%) DevOps
2 71 (30.87%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (20.43%) Configuration Management
4 39 (16.96%) Software Engineering
5 32 (13.91%) Open Source
6 26 (11.30%) Multithreading
7 24 (10.43%) E-Commerce
7 24 (10.43%) Scrum
8 23 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (10.00%) Multithreaded Programming
9 19 (8.26%) Disaster Recovery
10 18 (7.83%) Mentoring
10 18 (7.83%) Test Automation
11 17 (7.39%) ITIL
12 15 (6.52%) OO
13 14 (6.09%) Coaching
13 14 (6.09%) High Availability
13 14 (6.09%) Performance Tuning
14 11 (4.78%) Multi-Factor Authentication
14 11 (4.78%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 107 (46.52%) Python
2 52 (22.61%) Bash Shell
3 49 (21.30%) Perl
4 46 (20.00%) C
5 42 (18.26%) Java
5 42 (18.26%) Ruby
6 41 (17.83%) C++
7 33 (14.35%) SQL
8 24 (10.43%) Shell Script
9 19 (8.26%) PHP
10 14 (6.09%) JavaScript
11 12 (5.22%) PowerShell
12 8 (3.48%) Go
13 6 (2.61%) Groovy
14 4 (1.74%) C#
14 4 (1.74%) Korn
15 2 (0.87%) Embedded C
15 2 (0.87%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.87%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 44 (19.13%) Degree
2 12 (5.22%) RHCE
3 11 (4.78%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (3.48%) Numerate Degree
5 6 (2.61%) RHCSA
6 5 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.87%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.87%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.87%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.43%) CCNA
8 1 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.43%) CISSP
8 1 (0.43%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.04%) QA
1 7 (3.04%) SLA
2 6 (2.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.74%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.30%) ISAE 3402
4 3 (1.30%) SSAE 16
5 2 (0.87%) GCP
System Software
1 27 (11.74%) Docker
1 27 (11.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (4.35%) NFS
3 7 (3.04%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (2.17%) Active Directory
4 5 (2.17%) iptables
4 5 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (2.17%) vSphere
4 5 (2.17%) Xen
5 4 (1.74%) BIND 9
5 4 (1.74%) Kamailio
5 4 (1.74%) KVM
5 4 (1.74%) Postfix
5 4 (1.74%) Sendmail
6 3 (1.30%) XenServer
7 2 (0.87%) Samba
8 1 (0.43%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 80 (34.78%) Puppet
2 70 (30.43%) Ansible
3 55 (23.91%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (8.70%) Terraform
5 16 (6.96%) Kubernetes
6 15 (6.52%) Nagios
7 11 (4.78%) Salt
8 7 (3.04%) Cobbler
8 7 (3.04%) HAProxy
8 7 (3.04%) Tivoli
9 6 (2.61%) Cacti
10 4 (1.74%) Munin
11 3 (1.30%) Oracle ZFS
12 2 (0.87%) CFEngine
12 2 (0.87%) Icinga
12 2 (0.87%) logstash
12 2 (0.87%) Mesos
12 2 (0.87%) Netcool
12 2 (0.87%) WSUS
12 2 (0.87%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 57 (24.78%) Red Hat
2 47 (20.43%) VMware
3 19 (8.26%) Oracle
4 14 (6.09%) Microsoft
5 13 (5.65%) Google
6 11 (4.78%) Bloomberg
6 11 (4.78%) CQG
6 11 (4.78%) Reuters
7 10 (4.35%) Cisco
7 10 (4.35%) SaltStack
8 5 (2.17%) Juniper
9 4 (1.74%) Citrix
9 4 (1.74%) Dell
9 4 (1.74%) HP
9 4 (1.74%) Rackspace
10 3 (1.30%) Atlassian
10 3 (1.30%) EMC
10 3 (1.30%) F5
10 3 (1.30%) SAP
11 2 (0.87%) Splunk