Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £53,750 in advertised job vacancies in Liverpool during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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

Linux Engineer
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 82 67
Rank change year-on-year +16 -15 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 8 14 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 1.05% 1.31% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 1.40% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 1
Liverpool median annual salary £53,750 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +34.38% - -5.88%
Merseyside median annual salary £53,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +34.38% - -5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool. 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
Liverpool
Permanent vacancies in Liverpool with a recognized job title 716 1003 661
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.96% 93.74% 97.21%
Number of salaries quoted 542 697 528
Liverpool median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26% -1.30%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £57,500 £62,500
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +3.90%

Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Engineer in Liverpool

Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Engineer in Liverpool.

Salary trend for Linux Engineer in Liverpool

Linux Engineer
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Engineer in Liverpool over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Engineer in Liverpool

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Liverpool region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) Unix
3 5 (62.50%) CentOS
4 4 (50.00%) HPUX
4 4 (50.00%) Oracle
4 4 (50.00%) Tomcat
4 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (37.50%) Python
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
5 3 (37.50%) Web Services
5 3 (37.50%) MySQL
5 3 (37.50%) Apache
5 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
5 3 (37.50%) Finance
5 3 (37.50%) LAMP
5 3 (37.50%) SUSE
5 3 (37.50%) Ubuntu
5 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
5 3 (37.50%) AMQP
5 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
5 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
5 3 (37.50%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (37.50%) Kafka
5 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
5 3 (37.50%) Ansible
5 3 (37.50%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (25.00%) DevOps
6 2 (25.00%) Line Management
6 2 (25.00%) 3PAR

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (37.50%) Apache
2 3 (37.50%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) AMQP
2 2 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (12.50%) FIX Connectivity
3 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
1 3 (37.50%) MySQL
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
1 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Kafka
1 3 (37.50%) LAMP
1 3 (37.50%) RabbitMQ
1 3 (37.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) Unix
3 5 (62.50%) CentOS
4 4 (50.00%) HPUX
5 3 (37.50%) SUSE
5 3 (37.50%) Ubuntu
6 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (25.00%) Windows
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
7 1 (12.50%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
2 2 (25.00%) DevOps
2 2 (25.00%) Line Management
2 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (12.50%) Change Control
3 1 (12.50%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Server Hardening
3 1 (12.50%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
1 3 (37.50%) Python
2 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (12.50%) Java
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Ansible
2 1 (12.50%) CFEngine
2 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
1 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (25.00%) 3PAR
2 2 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) TIBCO