Period
to 25 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 143 183 180
Rank change year-on-year +40 -3 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 60 54 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.45% 1.10% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 1.13% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 58 34 49
Leeds median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £28,750 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £63,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% -11.76% -

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 4,005 4,777 5,343
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.76% 96.98% 97.96%
Number of salaries quoted 3,354 4,020 4,482
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -3.61%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 25 September 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 25 September 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 60 (100.00%) Linux
2 48 (80.00%) Puppet
3 39 (65.00%) DevOps
4 38 (63.33%) Python
5 36 (60.00%) Bash Shell
6 34 (56.67%) Unix
7 26 (43.33%) Opscode Chef
8 25 (41.67%) Configuration Management
9 24 (40.00%) Ruby
10 23 (38.33%) Continuous Integration
11 22 (36.67%) Ansible
12 21 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
12 21 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
13 20 (33.33%) Scrum
14 19 (31.67%) SQL
15 18 (30.00%) Oracle
15 18 (30.00%) RUP
15 18 (30.00%) Tivoli
15 18 (30.00%) Shell Script
15 18 (30.00%) DSDM
15 18 (30.00%) EnterpriseDB
15 18 (30.00%) Cobbler
15 18 (30.00%) Deployment Automation
16 17 (28.33%) Microsoft Azure
17 16 (26.67%) VMware
18 15 (25.00%) PHP
19 13 (21.67%) SaltStack
20 12 (20.00%) ZABBIX
20 12 (20.00%) Cacti
20 12 (20.00%) Munin

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 7 (11.67%) CloudStack
1 7 (11.67%) OpenStack
2 3 (5.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.33%) Apache
3 2 (3.33%) Confluence
3 2 (3.33%) JBoss
3 2 (3.33%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.67%) nginx
4 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 21 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (28.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.00%) Office 365
3 3 (5.00%) Serverless
4 1 (1.67%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.67%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) SAN
2 2 (3.33%) HTTP
2 2 (3.33%) LAN
2 2 (3.33%) WAN
3 1 (1.67%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.67%) Apache Hive
2 1 (1.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.67%) HBase
2 1 (1.67%) MySQL
2 1 (1.67%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (15.00%) Jenkins
2 8 (13.33%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.00%) Vagrant
4 2 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (3.33%) JIRA
General
1 12 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 11 (18.33%) Finance
3 2 (3.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.67%) Node.js
2 3 (5.00%) Web Services
3 2 (3.33%) J2EE
3 2 (3.33%) REST
4 1 (1.67%) Kafka
4 1 (1.67%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (5.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (1.67%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 60 (100.00%) Linux
2 34 (56.67%) Unix
3 6 (10.00%) Windows
4 3 (5.00%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (5.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.33%) Solaris
5 2 (3.33%) Ubuntu
5 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.67%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (65.00%) DevOps
2 25 (41.67%) Configuration Management
3 23 (38.33%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (33.33%) Scrum
6 18 (30.00%) Deployment Automation
6 18 (30.00%) DSDM
6 18 (30.00%) RUP
7 12 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (18.33%) Collaborative Working
8 11 (18.33%) Open Source
9 10 (16.67%) Service Delivery
10 9 (15.00%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 3 (5.00%) Continuous Deployment
12 3 (5.00%) Software Engineering
12 3 (5.00%) Unit Testing
13 2 (3.33%) Continuous Delivery
13 2 (3.33%) E-Commerce
14 1 (1.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 38 (63.33%) Python
2 36 (60.00%) Bash Shell
3 24 (40.00%) Ruby
4 19 (31.67%) SQL
5 18 (30.00%) Shell Script
6 15 (25.00%) PHP
7 12 (20.00%) Perl
8 3 (5.00%) C++
8 3 (5.00%) Java
9 1 (1.67%) Kotlin
9 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (5.00%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) GDPR
System Software
1 7 (11.67%) vSphere
1 7 (11.67%) Xen
1 7 (11.67%) XenServer
2 5 (8.33%) Docker
3 4 (6.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.67%) HDFS
4 1 (1.67%) Varnish
4 1 (1.67%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 48 (80.00%) Puppet
2 26 (43.33%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (36.67%) Ansible
4 18 (30.00%) Cobbler
4 18 (30.00%) Tivoli
5 12 (20.00%) Cacti
5 12 (20.00%) Munin
5 12 (20.00%) ZABBIX
6 9 (15.00%) Red Hat Satellite
7 5 (8.33%) Salt
8 3 (5.00%) Kubernetes
8 3 (5.00%) Nagios
8 3 (5.00%) Packer
8 3 (5.00%) Terraform
9 1 (1.67%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (1.67%) vCenter Server
9 1 (1.67%) vRealize
Vendors
1 18 (30.00%) EnterpriseDB
1 18 (30.00%) Oracle
2 16 (26.67%) VMware
3 13 (21.67%) SaltStack
4 12 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 5 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.33%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.67%) Cisco
7 1 (1.67%) EMC
7 1 (1.67%) Google
7 1 (1.67%) Twitter
7 1 (1.67%) Veeam