Period
to 20 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 20 November 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
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 133 178 180
Rank change year-on-year +45 +2 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 58 47 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.48% 0.95% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.53% 0.98% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 56 34 52
Leeds median annual salary £52,500 £48,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +21.88% -11.11%
10th Percentile £28,750 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £53,750
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -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 3,791 4,804 5,260
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.64% 97.13% 98.12%
Number of salaries quoted 3,169 4,062 4,536
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.51% -0.59%
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 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 20 November 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 58 (100.00%) Linux
2 46 (79.31%) Puppet
3 39 (67.24%) DevOps
4 38 (65.52%) Python
5 37 (63.79%) Bash Shell
6 35 (60.34%) Unix
7 29 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
8 27 (46.55%) Amazon AWS
8 27 (46.55%) Configuration Management
8 27 (46.55%) Continuous Integration
9 26 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
9 26 (44.83%) Ruby
10 25 (43.10%) Microsoft Azure
10 25 (43.10%) Scrum
11 24 (41.38%) SQL
12 23 (39.66%) Oracle
12 23 (39.66%) DSDM
12 23 (39.66%) RUP
12 23 (39.66%) Tivoli
12 23 (39.66%) Shell Script
12 23 (39.66%) Cobbler
12 23 (39.66%) EnterpriseDB
12 23 (39.66%) Deployment Automation
13 20 (34.48%) VMware
14 17 (29.31%) Open Source
14 17 (29.31%) Finance
14 17 (29.31%) Problem-Solving
15 15 (25.86%) Ansible
16 11 (18.97%) Perl
16 11 (18.97%) PHP

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 6 (10.34%) CloudStack
1 6 (10.34%) OpenStack
2 3 (5.17%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.45%) Apache
3 2 (3.45%) Confluence
3 2 (3.45%) JBoss
3 2 (3.45%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.72%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 27 (46.55%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (43.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.17%) Office 365
3 3 (5.17%) Serverless
4 1 (1.72%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.72%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.72%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.72%) IaaS
4 1 (1.72%) PaaS
4 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) HTTP
1 2 (3.45%) LAN
1 2 (3.45%) SAN
1 2 (3.45%) WAN
2 1 (1.72%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.17%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.72%) Apache Hive
2 1 (1.72%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.72%) HBase
2 1 (1.72%) MySQL
2 1 (1.72%) Redis
Development Applications
1 10 (17.24%) Git (software)
2 8 (13.79%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (3.45%) JIRA
4 1 (1.72%) CircleCI
4 1 (1.72%) Codeship
4 1 (1.72%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (29.31%) Finance
2 9 (15.52%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.45%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.45%) J2EE
1 2 (3.45%) REST
2 1 (1.72%) Kafka
2 1 (1.72%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.62%) Device Driver
2 2 (3.45%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.72%) EMC VNX
3 1 (1.72%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 58 (100.00%) Linux
2 35 (60.34%) Unix
3 6 (10.34%) Windows
4 5 (8.62%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (5.17%) Windows Server
6 2 (3.45%) Ubuntu
6 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.72%) Debian
7 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (67.24%) DevOps
2 27 (46.55%) Configuration Management
2 27 (46.55%) Continuous Integration
3 26 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (43.10%) Scrum
5 23 (39.66%) Deployment Automation
5 23 (39.66%) DSDM
5 23 (39.66%) RUP
6 17 (29.31%) Open Source
6 17 (29.31%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (13.79%) Collaborative Working
7 8 (13.79%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (12.07%) Service Delivery
9 5 (8.62%) Software Engineering
9 5 (8.62%) Unit Testing
10 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 2 (3.45%) Continuous Delivery
11 2 (3.45%) E-Commerce
12 1 (1.72%) Load Balancing
12 1 (1.72%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 38 (65.52%) Python
2 37 (63.79%) Bash Shell
3 26 (44.83%) Ruby
4 24 (41.38%) SQL
5 23 (39.66%) Shell Script
6 11 (18.97%) Perl
6 11 (18.97%) PHP
7 5 (8.62%) C++
8 3 (5.17%) Java
9 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (5.17%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (10.34%) vSphere
1 6 (10.34%) Xen
1 6 (10.34%) XenServer
2 4 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.90%) Docker
3 1 (1.72%) HDFS
3 1 (1.72%) Varnish
3 1 (1.72%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 46 (79.31%) Puppet
2 29 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (39.66%) Cobbler
3 23 (39.66%) Tivoli
4 15 (25.86%) Ansible
5 9 (15.52%) Cacti
5 9 (15.52%) Munin
5 9 (15.52%) ZABBIX
6 8 (13.79%) Red Hat Satellite
7 3 (5.17%) Salt
8 2 (3.45%) Kubernetes
9 1 (1.72%) CFEngine
9 1 (1.72%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (1.72%) Rancher
9 1 (1.72%) Terraform
9 1 (1.72%) vCenter Server
9 1 (1.72%) vRealize
Vendors
1 23 (39.66%) EnterpriseDB
1 23 (39.66%) Oracle
2 20 (34.48%) VMware
3 9 (15.52%) Red Hat
4 7 (12.07%) SaltStack
5 4 (6.90%) Microsoft
6 3 (5.17%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.72%) Cisco
7 1 (1.72%) EMC
7 1 (1.72%) Google
7 1 (1.72%) Veeam