The median annual salary for a Senior Linux Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 27 June 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
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 725 793 828
Rank change year-on-year +68 +35  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Engineer 141 118 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.17% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.13% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 135 98 115
Median salary £55,000 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.00% +13.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £73,250 £70,750
UK excluding London median salary £52,000 £60,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -13.33% +26.31%  

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 80401 89287 99134
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.98% 96.53% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 66065 76163 82600
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 27 June 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 27 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 +41 52 £72,500 +7.40% 9
South East +56 51 £51,500 -14.16% 4
North West -26 16 £52,500 +16.66%
East of England -18 11 £60,000 +2.56% 2
West Midlands +3 4 £47,500 +7.95%
Yorkshire -1 3 £35,000 -46.15% 1
East Midlands - 3 £41,500 -
South West - 1 £45,000 - 2
Senior Linux Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 243 (100.00%) Linux
2 120 (49.38%) Python
3 85 (34.98%) Agile Software Development
4 71 (29.22%) DevOps
5 67 (27.57%) Windows
6 66 (27.16%) C++
6 66 (27.16%) Red Hat
7 58 (23.87%) Amazon AWS
8 52 (21.40%) Perl
9 50 (20.58%) Java
10 47 (19.34%) MySQL
11 46 (18.93%) VMware
12 45 (18.52%) Unix
13 44 (18.11%) Ansible
14 43 (17.70%) CentOS
15 40 (16.46%) Puppet
16 39 (16.05%) Bash Shell
16 39 (16.05%) Docker
16 39 (16.05%) C
17 38 (15.64%) SQL
17 38 (15.64%) NoSQL
18 37 (15.23%) SaaS
19 36 (14.81%) Open Source
19 36 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 35 (14.40%) OO
21 34 (13.99%) Apache
22 33 (13.58%) Ubuntu
23 32 (13.17%) Ruby
23 32 (13.17%) Continuous Integration
24 31 (12.76%) Test Automation

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 34 (13.99%) Apache
2 19 (7.82%) Tomcat
3 12 (4.94%) IIS
4 10 (4.12%) Apache Spark
5 7 (2.88%) OpenStack
6 6 (2.47%) nginx
7 5 (2.06%) Confluence
7 5 (2.06%) MS Exchange
7 5 (2.06%) Oracle Service Bus
7 5 (2.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (2.06%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.82%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.41%) Apache Airflow
10 1 (0.41%) Luigi
Applications
1 4 (1.65%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.06%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.41%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 58 (23.87%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (15.23%) SaaS
3 23 (9.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (4.94%) PaaS
5 10 (4.12%) IaaS
6 5 (2.06%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (1.65%) Amazon S3
8 3 (1.23%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.82%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (9.47%) DNS
2 17 (7.00%) Internet
3 15 (6.17%) TCP/IP
4 13 (5.35%) Firewall
4 13 (5.35%) VPN
5 9 (3.70%) IPsec
5 9 (3.70%) SSL
6 8 (3.29%) SAN
7 6 (2.47%) Wireless
8 5 (2.06%) HTTP
9 4 (1.65%) LDAP
9 4 (1.65%) RS-232
9 4 (1.65%) WAN
10 2 (0.82%) Asterisk PBX
10 2 (0.82%) Diameter Protocol
10 2 (0.82%) GSM
10 2 (0.82%) LTE
10 2 (0.82%) NAS
10 2 (0.82%) RS-485
10 2 (0.82%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (19.34%) MySQL
2 38 (15.64%) NoSQL
3 31 (12.76%) Apache Cassandra
4 15 (6.17%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (5.35%) HBase
6 12 (4.94%) MongoDB
7 9 (3.70%) Big Data
8 8 (3.29%) Relational Database
9 7 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (2.88%) Hadoop
10 5 (2.06%) Oracle Database
10 5 (2.06%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (2.06%) Oracle Database 12c
10 5 (2.06%) Redis
11 4 (1.65%) SQL Server
11 4 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (1.65%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 29 (11.93%) Jenkins
2 24 (9.88%) Git (software)
3 16 (6.58%) Subversion
4 13 (5.35%) Cucumber
4 13 (5.35%) Hamcrest
4 13 (5.35%) JMeter
4 13 (5.35%) jMock
4 13 (5.35%) JUnit
4 13 (5.35%) Selenium
4 13 (5.35%) SoapUI
5 11 (4.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (2.47%) JIRA
7 5 (2.06%) Maven
7 5 (2.06%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (1.65%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.82%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.82%) GCC
9 2 (0.82%) GDB
9 2 (0.82%) Hudson
9 2 (0.82%) Trac
General
1 23 (9.47%) Finance
2 12 (4.94%) Online Betting
3 10 (4.12%) Banking
4 9 (3.70%) Games
4 9 (3.70%) Legal
5 6 (2.47%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.06%) Retail
7 4 (1.65%) Electronics
8 3 (1.23%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.82%) Marketing
10 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.41%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (9.05%) Web Services
2 13 (5.35%) HTML
2 13 (5.35%) Kafka
2 13 (5.35%) LAMP
2 13 (5.35%) REST
2 13 (5.35%) RESTful
3 7 (2.88%) Middleware
4 6 (2.47%) LAPP Stack
5 5 (2.06%) Oracle Fusion
6 4 (1.65%) POSIX
7 3 (1.23%) Node.js
7 3 (1.23%) STL
8 2 (0.82%) Ajax
8 2 (0.82%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 2 (0.82%) CSS
8 2 (0.82%) LEMP Stack
8 2 (0.82%) YAML
9 1 (0.41%) .NET
9 1 (0.41%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (0.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.35%) Data Centre
2 12 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.94%) Fintech
3 11 (4.53%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.47%) Replication
5 5 (2.06%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.65%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (1.23%) Cybercrime
7 3 (1.23%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.23%) Device Driver
7 3 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.82%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.82%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (0.82%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.82%) Streaming Video
8 2 (0.82%) User Experience
9 1 (0.41%) iPad
9 1 (0.41%) Mobile Games
9 1 (0.41%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.41%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 243 (100.00%) Linux
2 67 (27.57%) Windows
3 45 (18.52%) Unix
4 43 (17.70%) CentOS
5 36 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 33 (13.58%) Ubuntu
7 22 (9.05%) Windows Server
8 13 (5.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (4.53%) Debian
10 9 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (2.88%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (2.47%) Oracle Linux
13 4 (1.65%) Solaris
13 4 (1.65%) Windows 7
14 3 (1.23%) Embedded Linux
15 2 (0.82%) AIX
16 1 (0.41%) Android
16 1 (0.41%) CoreOS
16 1 (0.41%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.41%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (34.98%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (29.22%) DevOps
3 36 (14.81%) Open Source
4 35 (14.40%) OO
5 32 (13.17%) Continuous Integration
6 31 (12.76%) Test Automation
7 30 (12.35%) Configuration Management
8 28 (11.52%) Software Engineering
9 26 (10.70%) ITIL
10 18 (7.41%) Scrum
10 18 (7.41%) SOA
11 17 (7.00%) Coaching
11 17 (7.00%) Continuous Delivery
11 17 (7.00%) Mentoring
12 16 (6.58%) High Availability
12 16 (6.58%) Migration
13 15 (6.17%) E-Commerce
14 13 (5.35%) Problem Management
14 13 (5.35%) Software Testing
14 13 (5.35%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 120 (49.38%) Python
2 66 (27.16%) C++
3 52 (21.40%) Perl
4 50 (20.58%) Java
5 39 (16.05%) Bash Shell
5 39 (16.05%) C
6 38 (15.64%) SQL
7 32 (13.17%) Ruby
8 22 (9.05%) PHP
9 21 (8.64%) Shell Script
10 13 (5.35%) Go
10 13 (5.35%) PowerShell
11 11 (4.53%) JavaScript
12 4 (1.65%) Scala
12 4 (1.65%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.23%) Embedded C
14 2 (0.82%) Assembly Language
14 2 (0.82%) R
15 1 (0.41%) Embedded C++
15 1 (0.41%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 20 (8.23%) Degree
2 10 (4.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (2.47%) RHCA
4 4 (1.65%) MCSA
4 4 (1.65%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.23%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.23%) RHCE
6 2 (0.82%) CCNA
6 2 (0.82%) ISEB
6 2 (0.82%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (0.82%) PhD
6 2 (0.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.41%) CCIE
7 1 (0.41%) CCNP
7 1 (0.41%) CISSP
7 1 (0.41%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (9.88%) QA
2 5 (2.06%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.23%) SLA
4 2 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.41%) ISAE 3402
5 1 (0.41%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 39 (16.05%) Docker
2 27 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 18 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (4.12%) Hyper-V
5 9 (3.70%) NFS
6 8 (3.29%) vCloud
7 4 (1.65%) Firmware
7 4 (1.65%) KVM
7 4 (1.65%) vSphere
7 4 (1.65%) Xen
8 3 (1.23%) Varnish
9 2 (0.82%) Dovecot
9 2 (0.82%) Postfix
9 2 (0.82%) Sendmail
9 2 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.41%) iptables
10 1 (0.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.41%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 44 (18.11%) Ansible
2 40 (16.46%) Puppet
3 30 (12.35%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (8.23%) Terraform
5 18 (7.41%) Nagios
6 9 (3.70%) Kubernetes
7 6 (2.47%) Mesos
8 3 (1.23%) Consul
9 2 (0.82%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.82%) SCCM
9 2 (0.82%) yum
10 1 (0.41%) Cacti
10 1 (0.41%) Cobbler
10 1 (0.41%) cPanel
10 1 (0.41%) Ganglia
10 1 (0.41%) logstash
10 1 (0.41%) Netcool
10 1 (0.41%) StatsD
10 1 (0.41%) WSUS
10 1 (0.41%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 66 (27.16%) Red Hat
2 46 (18.93%) VMware
3 27 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 25 (10.29%) Oracle
5 13 (5.35%) SaltStack
6 9 (3.70%) Bloomberg
6 9 (3.70%) CQG
6 9 (3.70%) Reuters
7 6 (2.47%) Freescale
7 6 (2.47%) Sun
8 5 (2.06%) Cisco
9 4 (1.65%) LANDesk
9 4 (1.65%) Perforce
10 2 (0.82%) Google
10 2 (0.82%) HP
10 2 (0.82%) Intel
10 2 (0.82%) NetApp
10 2 (0.82%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.41%) Facebook
11 1 (0.41%) Hortonworks
East London
Oscar
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 55,000 + Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + exceptional bonus and benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
West London
Energon People
Salary: £70000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Amazing Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum plus benefits and incentives
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: 50,000 to £70,000 + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 65,000-90,000 + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
North London
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Competive Salary with excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Horsham
Talent Point
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Camberley
Spectrum IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago