Period
to 23 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 23 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
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 132 182 188
Rank change year-on-year +50 +6 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 47 37 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.40% 0.77% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 0.79% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 46 33 46
Leeds median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +31.25% -10.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £58,750 £53,750
West Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +33.33% -6.25% -5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds. 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
Leeds
Permanent vacancies in Leeds with a recognized job title 3,252 4,663 5,166
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.07% 97.53% 97.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2,768 3,967 4,462
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £25,275
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +1.18% +1.19% +2.44%

Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Engineer in Leeds

Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for Linux Engineer in Leeds

Linux Engineer
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Engineer in Leeds over the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Linux Engineer in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 Leeds region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 47 (100.00%) Linux
2 33 (70.21%) Puppet
2 33 (70.21%) DevOps
3 32 (68.09%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (68.09%) Unix
4 30 (63.83%) Bash Shell
5 29 (61.70%) Python
6 26 (55.32%) Microsoft Azure
7 24 (51.06%) Opscode Chef
7 24 (51.06%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (48.94%) Configuration Management
9 21 (44.68%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (40.43%) Ruby
11 17 (36.17%) VMware
12 16 (34.04%) Scrum
12 16 (34.04%) EnterpriseDB
12 16 (34.04%) Tivoli
12 16 (34.04%) Shell Script
12 16 (34.04%) Oracle
12 16 (34.04%) DSDM
12 16 (34.04%) RUP
12 16 (34.04%) SQL
12 16 (34.04%) Cobbler
12 16 (34.04%) Deployment Automation
13 15 (31.91%) Problem-Solving
13 15 (31.91%) Open Source
13 15 (31.91%) Finance
14 13 (27.66%) Ansible
15 11 (23.40%) Perl
16 10 (21.28%) Docker

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 3 (6.38%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.26%) Apache
2 2 (4.26%) Confluence
2 2 (4.26%) JBoss
2 2 (4.26%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.13%) CloudStack
3 1 (2.13%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 32 (68.09%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (55.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (19.15%) PaaS
4 5 (10.64%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (10.64%) IaaS
4 5 (10.64%) SaaS
5 4 (8.51%) DigitalOcean
6 3 (6.38%) Office 365
6 3 (6.38%) Serverless
7 1 (2.13%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) HTTP
1 2 (4.26%) LAN
1 2 (4.26%) SAN
1 2 (4.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (21.28%) Jenkins
2 8 (17.02%) Git (software)
3 5 (10.64%) CircleCI
3 5 (10.64%) Codeship
3 5 (10.64%) TeamCity
4 2 (4.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (4.26%) JIRA
General
1 15 (31.91%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.26%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) LDAP
2 2 (4.26%) J2EE
2 2 (4.26%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Device Driver
2 5 (10.64%) Public Cloud
3 2 (4.26%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 47 (100.00%) Linux
2 32 (68.09%) Unix
3 6 (12.77%) Embedded Linux
4 5 (10.64%) Windows
5 2 (4.26%) Windows Server
5 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (70.21%) DevOps
2 24 (51.06%) Continuous Integration
3 23 (48.94%) Configuration Management
4 21 (44.68%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (34.04%) Deployment Automation
5 16 (34.04%) DSDM
5 16 (34.04%) RUP
5 16 (34.04%) Scrum
6 15 (31.91%) Open Source
6 15 (31.91%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (12.77%) Software Engineering
7 6 (12.77%) Unit Testing
8 5 (10.64%) Load Balancing
9 4 (8.51%) Identity Access Management
9 4 (8.51%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (6.38%) Collaborative Working
10 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 3 (6.38%) Service Delivery
11 2 (4.26%) Continuous Delivery
12 1 (2.13%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 30 (63.83%) Bash Shell
2 29 (61.70%) Python
3 19 (40.43%) Ruby
4 16 (34.04%) Shell Script
4 16 (34.04%) SQL
5 11 (23.40%) Perl
6 6 (12.77%) C++
7 5 (10.64%) PHP
8 3 (6.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 10 (21.28%) Docker
2 3 (6.38%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.13%) vSphere
3 1 (2.13%) Xen
3 1 (2.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 33 (70.21%) Puppet
2 24 (51.06%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (34.04%) Cobbler
3 16 (34.04%) Tivoli
4 13 (27.66%) Ansible
5 10 (21.28%) Kubernetes
6 5 (10.64%) Cacti
6 5 (10.64%) CFEngine
6 5 (10.64%) Munin
6 5 (10.64%) ZABBIX
7 4 (8.51%) Red Hat Satellite
8 3 (6.38%) Salt
9 1 (2.13%) Rancher
9 1 (2.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (36.17%) VMware
2 16 (34.04%) EnterpriseDB
2 16 (34.04%) Oracle
3 7 (14.89%) Atlassian
4 5 (10.64%) Google
5 4 (8.51%) Red Hat
6 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
6 3 (6.38%) SaltStack