The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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

Linux Engineer
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 122 135 154
Rank change year-on-year +13 +19  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 32 28 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.26% 0.98% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 1.00% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 17 13 14
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,200 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £65,000 £46,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds. 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
Leeds
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2472 2802 3255
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 97.13% 97.90% 98.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2054 2334 2572
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,360
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Engineer in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, 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 Leeds region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 45 (100.00%) Linux
2 33 (73.33%) Red Hat
3 31 (68.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 29 (64.44%) Bash Shell
5 26 (57.78%) DevOps
6 24 (53.33%) Puppet
7 23 (51.11%) Opscode Chef
8 21 (46.67%) Ansible
8 21 (46.67%) Python
9 19 (42.22%) Ruby
9 19 (42.22%) VMware
10 18 (40.00%) Perl
11 17 (37.78%) Windows
12 16 (35.56%) Unix
12 16 (35.56%) Active Directory
12 16 (35.56%) VMware Infrastructure
12 16 (35.56%) Windows Server 2008
12 16 (35.56%) Windows Server 2012
13 15 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
14 13 (28.89%) VMware ESXi
14 13 (28.89%) High Availability
14 13 (28.89%) PowerShell
14 13 (28.89%) Load Balancing
15 11 (24.44%) Jenkins
16 9 (20.00%) Terraform
16 9 (20.00%) Data Centre
16 9 (20.00%) E-Commerce
16 9 (20.00%) OpenStack
16 9 (20.00%) Xen
17 8 (17.78%) Continuous Integration

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 9 (20.00%) OpenStack
2 4 (8.89%) CloudStack
3 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.22%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) Internet
2 4 (8.89%) Firewall
3 3 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) MariaDB
1 1 (2.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (24.44%) Jenkins
2 7 (15.56%) Git (software)
3 4 (8.89%) Subversion
3 4 (8.89%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.22%) Android Studio
4 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.22%) JIRA
4 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (15.56%) Games
2 2 (4.44%) Advertising
2 2 (4.44%) Electronics
2 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.22%) Finance
3 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) jQuery
1 1 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (11.11%) Clustering
3 4 (8.89%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.22%) Raspberry Pi
5 1 (2.22%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 45 (100.00%) Linux
2 31 (68.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (37.78%) Windows
4 16 (35.56%) Unix
4 16 (35.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (35.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (11.11%) CentOS
5 5 (11.11%) Debian
6 3 (6.67%) Windows 7
6 3 (6.67%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.22%) Android
7 1 (2.22%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (2.22%) Solaris
7 1 (2.22%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (57.78%) DevOps
2 13 (28.89%) High Availability
2 13 (28.89%) Load Balancing
3 9 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 8 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (15.56%) Configuration Management
6 6 (13.33%) Software Engineering
7 5 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (11.11%) Patch Management
8 4 (8.89%) Auto-Scaling
8 4 (8.89%) DSDM
8 4 (8.89%) Mentoring
8 4 (8.89%) OWASP
8 4 (8.89%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (8.89%) Presales
8 4 (8.89%) RUP
8 4 (8.89%) Scrum
9 3 (6.67%) ITIL
10 1 (2.22%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (2.22%) OO
Programming Languages
1 29 (64.44%) Bash Shell
2 21 (46.67%) Python
3 19 (42.22%) Ruby
4 18 (40.00%) Perl
5 13 (28.89%) PowerShell
6 7 (15.56%) Java
6 7 (15.56%) PHP
7 5 (11.11%) SQL
8 4 (8.89%) Shell Script
9 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
10 1 (2.22%) C
10 1 (2.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) AWS Certification
2 3 (6.67%) MCSA
2 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (35.56%) Active Directory
1 16 (35.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (28.89%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (20.00%) Xen
4 8 (17.78%) Docker
5 5 (11.11%) KVM
6 4 (8.89%) vSphere
6 4 (8.89%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 24 (53.33%) Puppet
2 23 (51.11%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (46.67%) Ansible
4 9 (20.00%) Terraform
5 4 (8.89%) Cobbler
5 4 (8.89%) Tivoli
6 2 (4.44%) CFEngine
6 2 (4.44%) Salt
7 1 (2.22%) Packer
Vendors
1 33 (73.33%) Red Hat
2 19 (42.22%) VMware
3 8 (17.78%) Citrix
4 7 (15.56%) F5
4 7 (15.56%) Riverbed
5 5 (11.11%) Oracle
6 4 (8.89%) EnterpriseDB
6 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.22%) BMC
7 1 (2.22%) Remedy
7 1 (2.22%) SAP
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