The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Engineer
Rank 150 129 140
Rank change year-on-year -21 +11  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 13 44 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.50% 1.34% 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 1.39% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 6 33 21
Median salary £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.63% +10.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.52%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Leeds
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2527 3168 3603
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 97.34% 96.67% 97.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2226 2608 2889
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds that featured Linux Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Engineer in Leeds

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (66.67%) Python
3 16 (59.26%) Ruby
3 16 (59.26%) DevOps
4 15 (55.56%) Puppet
5 14 (51.85%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (51.85%) Ansible
5 14 (51.85%) Java
6 12 (44.44%) Jenkins
7 11 (40.74%) Amazon AWS
7 11 (40.74%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (40.74%) SQL
8 10 (37.04%) PHP
8 10 (37.04%) Oracle
8 10 (37.04%) VMware
8 10 (37.04%) Configuration Management
9 9 (33.33%) Windows
9 9 (33.33%) Red Hat
9 9 (33.33%) Terraform
10 8 (29.63%) Git (software)
10 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
11 7 (25.93%) MySQL
11 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (22.22%) JMeter
12 6 (22.22%) C#
12 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
12 6 (22.22%) Cisco
12 6 (22.22%) Hyper-V
12 6 (22.22%) Docker
12 6 (22.22%) Office 365

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 4 (14.81%) CloudStack
1 4 (14.81%) OpenStack
2 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (40.74%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (22.22%) Office 365
3 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (3.70%) Amazon S3
4 1 (3.70%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Firewall
1 2 (7.41%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) MySQL
2 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.70%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 12 (44.44%) Jenkins
2 8 (29.63%) Git (software)
3 6 (22.22%) JMeter
4 4 (14.81%) Subversion
4 4 (14.81%) TeamCity
5 1 (3.70%) Android Studio
5 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.70%) JIRA
5 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (11.11%) Advertising
1 3 (11.11%) Games
2 2 (7.41%) Electronics
3 1 (3.70%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) Node.js
2 1 (3.70%) jQuery
2 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (33.33%) Windows
3 5 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (18.52%) Unix
4 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Server
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.70%) Android
5 1 (3.70%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) DevOps
2 11 (40.74%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (37.04%) Configuration Management
4 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (14.81%) Auto-Scaling
5 4 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (14.81%) DSDM
5 4 (14.81%) Mentoring
5 4 (14.81%) OWASP
5 4 (14.81%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (14.81%) Presales
5 4 (14.81%) RUP
5 4 (14.81%) Scrum
6 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
6 2 (7.41%) ITIL
6 2 (7.41%) Open Source
7 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.70%) OO
7 1 (3.70%) Programme Management
7 1 (3.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (66.67%) Python
2 16 (59.26%) Ruby
3 14 (51.85%) Java
4 11 (40.74%) SQL
5 10 (37.04%) PHP
6 6 (22.22%) C#
7 5 (18.52%) Bash Shell
8 4 (14.81%) Shell Script
9 2 (7.41%) Go
9 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
10 1 (3.70%) C
10 1 (3.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) AWS Certification
2 2 (7.41%) MCSA
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
2 6 (22.22%) Docker
2 6 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 4 (14.81%) vSphere
3 4 (14.81%) Xen
3 4 (14.81%) XenServer
4 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (55.56%) Puppet
2 14 (51.85%) Ansible
2 14 (51.85%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (33.33%) Terraform
4 4 (14.81%) Cobbler
4 4 (14.81%) Tivoli
5 3 (11.11%) CFEngine
5 3 (11.11%) Salt
6 1 (3.70%) Packer
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Oracle
1 10 (37.04%) VMware
2 9 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 6 (22.22%) Cisco
4 4 (14.81%) EnterpriseDB
5 3 (11.11%) F5
5 3 (11.11%) Riverbed
6 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.70%) Citrix
7 1 (3.70%) SAP
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