Period
to 21 April 2018

The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 21 April 2018.

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
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 190 209 182
Rank change year-on-year +19 -27 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 36 25 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.70% 0.48% 1.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.49% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 33 16 64
Leeds median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £36,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £53,750 £65,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -21.05% +11.76% -15.00%

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 5,010 5,052 6,338
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.26% 97.60% 96.94%
Number of salaries quoted 4,190 4,411 5,229
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £63,500 £61,250 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -

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 21 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux Engineer in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 2018, 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 36 (100.00%) Linux
2 27 (75.00%) Puppet
3 24 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (63.89%) DevOps
5 22 (61.11%) Opscode Chef
5 22 (61.11%) Python
6 21 (58.33%) Ansible
7 20 (55.56%) Bash Shell
7 20 (55.56%) Docker
7 20 (55.56%) Configuration Management
8 19 (52.78%) SaltStack
8 19 (52.78%) Jenkins
9 18 (50.00%) Node.js
9 18 (50.00%) Ruby
10 17 (47.22%) Continuous Deployment
10 17 (47.22%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (47.22%) Web Services
10 17 (47.22%) Vagrant
10 17 (47.22%) Salt
10 17 (47.22%) Kubernetes
10 17 (47.22%) Packer
10 17 (47.22%) Terraform
11 8 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (22.22%) Red Hat
12 6 (16.67%) ITIL
13 5 (13.89%) Nagios
13 5 (13.89%) Data Centre
14 4 (11.11%) TCP/IP
15 3 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (8.33%) SSL

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 2 (5.56%) Apache
1 2 (5.56%) nginx
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 24 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.33%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (5.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (5.56%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 2 (5.56%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (5.56%) Amazon S3
3 2 (5.56%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (5.56%) CloudFront
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.56%) Route 53
3 2 (5.56%) Serverless
3 2 (5.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (2.78%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 3 (8.33%) HTTP
2 3 (8.33%) Reverse Proxy
2 3 (8.33%) SSL
3 2 (5.56%) SAN
4 1 (2.78%) Internet
4 1 (2.78%) Network Security
4 1 (2.78%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) Amazon Aurora
1 2 (5.56%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (52.78%) Jenkins
2 17 (47.22%) Vagrant
3 2 (5.56%) Bitbucket
General
1 1 (2.78%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (50.00%) Node.js
2 17 (47.22%) Web Services
3 3 (8.33%) JSON
4 2 (5.56%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.33%) Clustering
3 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.78%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 36 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (8.33%) Solaris
4 2 (5.56%) CentOS
5 1 (2.78%) Debian
5 1 (2.78%) Fedora
5 1 (2.78%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.78%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.78%) Unix
5 1 (2.78%) Windows
5 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (63.89%) DevOps
2 20 (55.56%) Configuration Management
3 17 (47.22%) Continuous Deployment
3 17 (47.22%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (16.67%) ITIL
5 3 (8.33%) Coaching
5 3 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (5.56%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (2.78%) CRM
7 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (2.78%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (2.78%) Open Source
7 1 (2.78%) Presales
7 1 (2.78%) Release Management
7 1 (2.78%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.78%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.78%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 22 (61.11%) Python
2 20 (55.56%) Bash Shell
3 18 (50.00%) Ruby
4 3 (8.33%) Shell Script
5 2 (5.56%) Java
5 2 (5.56%) Perl
6 1 (2.78%) C
6 1 (2.78%) C#
6 1 (2.78%) C++
6 1 (2.78%) Groovy
6 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.78%) Kotlin
6 1 (2.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (55.56%) Docker
2 2 (5.56%) XenServer
3 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 27 (75.00%) Puppet
2 22 (61.11%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (58.33%) Ansible
4 17 (47.22%) Kubernetes
4 17 (47.22%) Packer
4 17 (47.22%) Salt
4 17 (47.22%) Terraform
5 5 (13.89%) Nagios
6 2 (5.56%) Capistrano
6 2 (5.56%) SELinux
7 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (2.78%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 19 (52.78%) SaltStack
2 8 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 3 (8.33%) Cisco
3 3 (8.33%) VMware
4 1 (2.78%) Apple
4 1 (2.78%) Google
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.78%) Rackspace