Period
to 21 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

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

Linux Engineer
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 137 139 121
Rank change year-on-year +2 -18 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 8 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.41% 0.41% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.43% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 1
Glasgow median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -41.94% +82.35%
10th Percentile £45,750 £44,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £46,000 £81,250
Scotland median annual salary £48,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.94% +6.25% +5.26%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. 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
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies in Glasgow with a recognized job title 1,906 2,104 1,807
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.70% 96.78% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1,360 1,407 1,080
Glasgow median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.16% +11.76% +1.19%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -

Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Engineer in Glasgow

Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for Linux Engineer in Glasgow

Linux Engineer
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Engineer in Glasgow over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Linux Engineer in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, Linux Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Glasgow region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) Apache
3 4 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 4 (50.00%) Python
4 3 (37.50%) Unix
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) Perl
4 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
4 3 (37.50%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (25.00%) Zscaler
5 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (25.00%) SDLC
5 2 (25.00%) Task Automation
5 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (25.00%) Security Operations
5 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (25.00%) Open Source
5 2 (25.00%) SPNEGO
5 2 (25.00%) REST
5 2 (25.00%) Blue Coat
5 2 (25.00%) JIRA
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) SOAP
5 2 (25.00%) C++
5 2 (25.00%) Kerberos
5 2 (25.00%) SSL
5 2 (25.00%) SAN
5 2 (25.00%) CA Single Sign-On

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 4 (50.00%) Apache
1 4 (50.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Kerberos
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
1 2 (25.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MSDE
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) Bitbucket
2 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) REST
1 2 (25.00%) SOAP
1 2 (25.00%) SPNEGO
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Unix
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
1 3 (37.50%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) Open Source
2 2 (25.00%) SDLC
2 2 (25.00%) Security Operations
2 2 (25.00%) Task Automation
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (12.50%) Open Source Development
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (37.50%) Perl
3 2 (25.00%) C++
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) C
4 1 (12.50%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Blue Coat
1 2 (25.00%) Zscaler
2 1 (12.50%) Perforce