Period
to 25 May 2020

The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 25 May 2020.

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
25 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 134 140 182
Rank change year-on-year +6 +42 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 13 34 40
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Leeds 0.55% 1.08% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 1.11% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 13 35 40
Median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +27.78% -2.70%
10th Percentile £45,250 £33,250 £31,175
90th Percentile £66,250 £70,000 £60,125
West Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £57,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -13.04% +53.33% -16.67%

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 2,255 3,059 4,651
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.43% 97.58% 97.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1,904 2,661 3,932
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £64,750
West Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +5.88%

Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Engineer in Leeds

Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in Leeds

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Linux Engineer in Leeds.

Salary trend for Linux Engineer in Leeds

Linux Engineer
Salary Histogram in Leeds

Salary distribution for jobs citing Linux Engineer in Leeds over the 6 months to 25 May 2020.

Salary histogram for Linux Engineer in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 25 May 2020, 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 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (84.62%) Python
3 7 (53.85%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (53.85%) DevOps
4 6 (46.15%) Bash Shell
4 6 (46.15%) Oracle
4 6 (46.15%) Unix
5 5 (38.46%) Configuration Management
5 5 (38.46%) Puppet
5 5 (38.46%) AWS
6 4 (30.77%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (30.77%) Deployment Automation
6 4 (30.77%) Cobbler
6 4 (30.77%) Open Source
6 4 (30.77%) SQL
6 4 (30.77%) RUP
6 4 (30.77%) DSDM
6 4 (30.77%) Tivoli
6 4 (30.77%) Shell Script
6 4 (30.77%) Finance
6 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (30.77%) Ruby
6 4 (30.77%) Scrum
6 4 (30.77%) VMware
6 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (30.77%) EnterpriseDB
6 4 (30.77%) Azure
7 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (23.08%) Mac OS
7 3 (23.08%) Information Security

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 (15.38%) OpenStack
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) AWS
2 4 (30.77%) Azure
3 2 (15.38%) OpenShift
4 1 (7.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Middleware
2 1 (7.69%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (15.38%) Private Cloud
2 1 (7.69%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (46.15%) Unix
3 3 (23.08%) Mac OS
3 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.69%) CentOS
4 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) DevOps
2 5 (38.46%) Configuration Management
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (30.77%) Deployment Automation
3 4 (30.77%) DSDM
3 4 (30.77%) Open Source
3 4 (30.77%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (30.77%) RUP
3 4 (30.77%) Scrum
4 3 (23.08%) Information Security
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
6 1 (7.69%) Patch Management
6 1 (7.69%) Security Management
6 1 (7.69%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) Python
2 6 (46.15%) Bash Shell
3 4 (30.77%) Ruby
3 4 (30.77%) Shell Script
3 4 (30.77%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Docker
2 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (38.46%) Puppet
3 4 (30.77%) Cobbler
3 4 (30.77%) Tivoli
4 3 (23.08%) Ansible
5 2 (15.38%) Kubernetes
6 1 (7.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle
2 4 (30.77%) EnterpriseDB
2 4 (30.77%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) Red Hat