Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £48,750 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 176 177 188
Rank change year-on-year +1 +11 -58
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 47 53 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.95% 0.99% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 1.01% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 34 52 49
Leeds median annual salary £48,750 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.88% -11.11% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £53,750 £52,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% -5.88% -5.56%

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 4794 5258 6801
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.04% 98.08% 97.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4054 4534 5469
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,825 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 20 November 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 20 November 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 47 (100.00%) Linux
2 33 (70.21%) DevOps
3 32 (68.09%) Bash Shell
4 30 (63.83%) Puppet
5 29 (61.70%) Python
6 28 (59.57%) Opscode Chef
6 28 (59.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 27 (57.45%) Ruby
8 26 (55.32%) Amazon AWS
9 25 (53.19%) Ansible
10 23 (48.94%) Red Hat
11 18 (38.30%) Docker
12 17 (36.17%) Jenkins
12 17 (36.17%) VMware
12 17 (36.17%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (36.17%) VMware Infrastructure
13 15 (31.91%) Perl
13 15 (31.91%) Kubernetes
14 12 (25.53%) SaltStack
14 12 (25.53%) Salt
14 12 (25.53%) Terraform
14 12 (25.53%) Internet
15 11 (23.40%) Windows
15 11 (23.40%) PowerShell
15 11 (23.40%) Software Engineering
16 10 (21.28%) Configuration Management
16 10 (21.28%) Web Services
16 10 (21.28%) Packer
16 10 (21.28%) Continuous Deployment
16 10 (21.28%) Node.js

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 8 (17.02%) OpenStack
2 5 (10.64%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 26 (55.32%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (25.53%) Internet
2 7 (14.89%) SAN
3 5 (10.64%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.26%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) InfluxDB
1 2 (4.26%) MongoDB
1 2 (4.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (36.17%) Jenkins
2 10 (21.28%) Vagrant
3 7 (14.89%) Git (software)
4 5 (10.64%) Subversion
4 5 (10.64%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (6.38%) Games
2 1 (2.13%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.28%) Node.js
1 10 (21.28%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Clustering
2 6 (12.77%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.26%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (4.26%) iPad
3 2 (4.26%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 47 (100.00%) Linux
2 28 (59.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (23.40%) Windows
4 9 (19.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (19.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (17.02%) Debian
6 7 (14.89%) Unix
7 5 (10.64%) CentOS
8 2 (4.26%) SUSE
8 2 (4.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (70.21%) DevOps
2 17 (36.17%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (23.40%) Software Engineering
4 10 (21.28%) Configuration Management
4 10 (21.28%) Continuous Deployment
5 9 (19.15%) High Availability
5 9 (19.15%) Load Balancing
6 7 (14.89%) E-Commerce
7 6 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (10.64%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (6.38%) Patch Management
10 2 (4.26%) Coaching
10 2 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (4.26%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (68.09%) Bash Shell
2 29 (61.70%) Python
3 27 (57.45%) Ruby
4 15 (31.91%) Perl
5 11 (23.40%) PowerShell
6 5 (10.64%) Shell Script
7 4 (8.51%) C#
7 4 (8.51%) Java
8 2 (4.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 18 (38.30%) Docker
2 17 (36.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (19.15%) Active Directory
3 9 (19.15%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (12.77%) KVM
4 6 (12.77%) Xen
5 5 (10.64%) iptables
6 2 (4.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 30 (63.83%) Puppet
2 28 (59.57%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (53.19%) Ansible
4 15 (31.91%) Kubernetes
5 12 (25.53%) Salt
5 12 (25.53%) Terraform
6 10 (21.28%) Packer
7 5 (10.64%) Consul
7 5 (10.64%) Graphite
7 5 (10.64%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 23 (48.94%) Red Hat
2 17 (36.17%) VMware
3 12 (25.53%) SaltStack
4 5 (10.64%) Hitachi
5 4 (8.51%) Citrix
6 3 (6.38%) F5
6 3 (6.38%) Riverbed
7 2 (4.26%) Rackspace