Period
to 22 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 162 178 198
Rank change year-on-year +16 +20 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 53 46 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.12% 0.90% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 0.93% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 49 24 38
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -14.29% +16.67%
10th Percentile £28,750 £33,750 £32,200
90th Percentile £65,000 £52,500 £65,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -11.76% -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 4,573 4,962 5,861
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.82% 97.10% 97.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3,833 4,242 4,839
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
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 22 July 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 22 July 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 53 (100.00%) Linux
2 41 (77.36%) Puppet
3 35 (66.04%) DevOps
4 33 (62.26%) Python
5 30 (56.60%) Bash Shell
6 28 (52.83%) Opscode Chef
7 26 (49.06%) Configuration Management
8 22 (41.51%) Ansible
8 22 (41.51%) Ruby
8 22 (41.51%) Unix
9 21 (39.62%) Amazon AWS
9 21 (39.62%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (32.08%) SaltStack
11 16 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (28.30%) Scrum
12 15 (28.30%) Shell Script
13 14 (26.42%) SQL
14 13 (24.53%) Oracle
14 13 (24.53%) RUP
14 13 (24.53%) DSDM
14 13 (24.53%) Tivoli
14 13 (24.53%) EnterpriseDB
14 13 (24.53%) Cobbler
14 13 (24.53%) Deployment Automation
15 12 (22.64%) Docker
15 12 (22.64%) Jenkins
16 11 (20.75%) Red Hat
17 10 (18.87%) PHP
17 10 (18.87%) VMware
18 9 (16.98%) 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 7 (13.21%) CloudStack
1 7 (13.21%) OpenStack
2 3 (5.66%) nginx
3 2 (3.77%) Apache
4 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 21 (39.62%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (16.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (3.77%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.77%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 2 (3.77%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (3.77%) Amazon S3
3 2 (3.77%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (3.77%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (3.77%) CloudFront
3 2 (3.77%) Route 53
3 2 (3.77%) Serverless
3 2 (3.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (1.89%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.77%) HTTP
2 2 (3.77%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (3.77%) SAN
2 2 (3.77%) SSL
3 1 (1.89%) Internet
3 1 (1.89%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.89%) Network Security
3 1 (1.89%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.77%) Amazon Aurora
1 2 (3.77%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.89%) Apache Hive
2 1 (1.89%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.89%) HBase
2 1 (1.89%) MySQL
2 1 (1.89%) Redis
Development Applications
1 12 (22.64%) Jenkins
2 8 (15.09%) Vagrant
3 3 (5.66%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.77%) Bitbucket
General
1 7 (13.21%) Finance
1 7 (13.21%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.98%) Node.js
2 8 (15.09%) Web Services
3 2 (3.77%) JSON
3 2 (3.77%) LAMP
4 1 (1.89%) Kafka
4 1 (1.89%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.77%) Clustering
3 1 (1.89%) EMC VNX
3 1 (1.89%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 53 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (41.51%) Unix
3 7 (13.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (5.66%) Solaris
4 3 (5.66%) Ubuntu
5 2 (3.77%) CentOS
5 2 (3.77%) Debian
5 2 (3.77%) Windows
5 2 (3.77%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.89%) Fedora
6 1 (1.89%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.89%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (66.04%) DevOps
2 26 (49.06%) Configuration Management
3 21 (39.62%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (28.30%) Scrum
6 13 (24.53%) Deployment Automation
6 13 (24.53%) DSDM
6 13 (24.53%) RUP
7 9 (16.98%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (15.09%) Collaborative Working
8 8 (15.09%) Continuous Deployment
9 7 (13.21%) Service Delivery
10 6 (11.32%) Open Source
11 5 (9.43%) ITIL
11 5 (9.43%) Root Cause Analysis
12 3 (5.66%) Coaching
12 3 (5.66%) E-Commerce
13 2 (3.77%) Performance Monitoring
14 1 (1.89%) Line Management
14 1 (1.89%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 33 (62.26%) Python
2 30 (56.60%) Bash Shell
3 22 (41.51%) Ruby
4 15 (28.30%) Shell Script
5 14 (26.42%) SQL
6 10 (18.87%) PHP
7 8 (15.09%) Perl
8 1 (1.89%) C
8 1 (1.89%) C#
8 1 (1.89%) C++
8 1 (1.89%) Java
8 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.89%) Kotlin
8 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) SLA
2 1 (1.89%) GDPR
System Software
1 12 (22.64%) Docker
2 9 (16.98%) XenServer
3 7 (13.21%) vSphere
3 7 (13.21%) Xen
4 2 (3.77%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.89%) HDFS
5 1 (1.89%) Varnish
5 1 (1.89%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 41 (77.36%) Puppet
2 28 (52.83%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (41.51%) Ansible
4 13 (24.53%) Cobbler
4 13 (24.53%) Tivoli
5 8 (15.09%) Kubernetes
5 8 (15.09%) Packer
5 8 (15.09%) Salt
5 8 (15.09%) Terraform
6 7 (13.21%) Cacti
6 7 (13.21%) Munin
6 7 (13.21%) ZABBIX
7 6 (11.32%) Nagios
8 5 (9.43%) Red Hat Satellite
9 2 (3.77%) Capistrano
9 2 (3.77%) SELinux
10 1 (1.89%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (1.89%) SmoothWall
10 1 (1.89%) vCenter Server
10 1 (1.89%) vRealize
Vendors
1 17 (32.08%) SaltStack
2 13 (24.53%) EnterpriseDB
2 13 (24.53%) Oracle
3 11 (20.75%) Red Hat
4 10 (18.87%) VMware
5 4 (7.55%) Cisco
6 2 (3.77%) Google
6 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.89%) Apple
7 1 (1.89%) EMC
7 1 (1.89%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.89%) Twitter
7 1 (1.89%) Veeam