The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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

Linux Engineer
England / London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 290 262 282
Rank change year-on-year -28 +20  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 391 500 516
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.08% 1.25% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 1.30% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 344 467 458
Median salary £60,000 £58,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.44% +5.45%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 34367 38431 43064
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.84% 95.93% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 27870 33422 36403
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Engineer in London

Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Linux Engineer in London

Linux Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Engineer in London over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Engineer in London

Linux Engineer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +10 50 £50,000 -16.66% 16
Canary Wharf -8 6 £47,000 -21.66%
Chiswick - 5 £52,500 -
Surbiton - 4 - -
Heathrow - 4 £57,500 -
Docklands, London - 3 £50,000 -
Wimbledon - 2 £67,500 -
Hammersmith -22 1 £70,000 +40.00% 1
Brentford - 1 £60,000 -
Hounslow - 1 - -
Linux Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 London region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 745 (100.00%) Linux
2 370 (49.66%) Python
3 319 (42.82%) DevOps
4 269 (36.11%) Red Hat
5 268 (35.97%) Puppet
6 225 (30.20%) Ansible
7 211 (28.32%) Bash Shell
8 209 (28.05%) Amazon AWS
9 194 (26.04%) Finance
10 190 (25.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 187 (25.10%) Windows
12 180 (24.16%) Perl
13 173 (23.22%) Docker
14 170 (22.82%) Configuration Management
14 170 (22.82%) VMware
15 161 (21.61%) Opscode Chef
16 153 (20.54%) Unix
17 142 (19.06%) TCP/IP
18 140 (18.79%) Apache
19 139 (18.66%) Agile Software Development
20 132 (17.72%) Jenkins
21 128 (17.18%) CentOS
22 122 (16.38%) Java
23 117 (15.70%) Ruby
24 111 (14.90%) MySQL
25 110 (14.77%) VMware Infrastructure
26 105 (14.09%) Open Source
27 102 (13.69%) Nagios
28 99 (13.29%) Firewall
29 96 (12.89%) Continuous Integration

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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
1 140 (18.79%) Apache
2 73 (9.80%) Tomcat
3 56 (7.52%) Elasticsearch
4 44 (5.91%) OpenStack
5 34 (4.56%) Confluence
6 28 (3.76%) Apache Spark
7 27 (3.62%) nginx
8 24 (3.22%) IIS
9 20 (2.68%) MS Exchange
10 17 (2.28%) JBoss
11 12 (1.61%) Jetty
12 8 (1.07%) WebSphere
13 7 (0.94%) CMS
14 6 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
15 5 (0.67%) Apache Solr
15 5 (0.67%) SharePoint
15 5 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
16 3 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
17 2 (0.27%) Apache Airflow
17 2 (0.27%) CloudStack
Applications
1 3 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.13%) Autodesk Flame
3 1 (0.13%) Baselight
3 1 (0.13%) GNU Octave
3 1 (0.13%) Houdini
3 1 (0.13%) Maya
3 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.13%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 17 (2.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.13%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 209 (28.05%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (4.56%) SaaS
4 32 (4.30%) AWS CloudFormation
5 29 (3.89%) Amazon EC2
6 19 (2.55%) Amazon S3
6 19 (2.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 15 (2.01%) GitHub
8 9 (1.21%) IaaS
9 7 (0.94%) Amazon SQS
9 7 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (0.67%) Route 53
11 4 (0.54%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (0.54%) PaaS
11 4 (0.54%) Slack
12 2 (0.27%) Akamai
12 2 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.27%) Joyent
12 2 (0.27%) Office 365
13 1 (0.13%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 142 (19.06%) TCP/IP
2 99 (13.29%) Firewall
3 77 (10.34%) DNS
4 49 (6.58%) SAN
5 47 (6.31%) HTTP
6 46 (6.17%) Internet
7 45 (6.04%) LDAP
8 44 (5.91%) VPN
9 41 (5.50%) LAN
10 40 (5.37%) VLAN
11 33 (4.43%) DHCP
11 33 (4.43%) WAN
12 29 (3.89%) Kerberos
12 29 (3.89%) SNMP
13 23 (3.09%) BGP
13 23 (3.09%) SSH
14 22 (2.95%) Network Security
15 21 (2.82%) OSPF
16 20 (2.68%) IPsec
17 19 (2.55%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (14.90%) MySQL
2 68 (9.13%) Apache Cassandra
3 54 (7.25%) NoSQL
4 50 (6.71%) Big Data
5 35 (4.70%) PostgreSQL
6 32 (4.30%) Hadoop
6 32 (4.30%) MongoDB
7 30 (4.03%) Redis
8 23 (3.09%) SQL Server
9 16 (2.15%) HBase
10 14 (1.88%) Amazon RDS
10 14 (1.88%) Relational Database
11 12 (1.61%) InfluxDB
12 11 (1.48%) MariaDB
13 10 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
14 9 (1.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 8 (1.07%) Blockchain
15 8 (1.07%) Oracle Database
16 7 (0.94%) Neo4j
17 6 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 132 (17.72%) Jenkins
2 88 (11.81%) Git (software)
3 54 (7.25%) JIRA
4 33 (4.43%) TeamCity
5 29 (3.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 27 (3.62%) Subversion
7 26 (3.49%) Selenium
8 22 (2.95%) JUnit
9 21 (2.82%) Hudson
10 19 (2.55%) Vagrant
11 17 (2.28%) Cucumber
11 17 (2.28%) JMeter
12 16 (2.15%) Octopus Deploy
13 13 (1.74%) Hamcrest
13 13 (1.74%) jMock
13 13 (1.74%) SoapUI
14 11 (1.48%) Bitbucket
15 10 (1.34%) GitLab
15 10 (1.34%) webpack
16 9 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 194 (26.04%) Finance
2 89 (11.95%) Banking
3 29 (3.89%) Games
4 28 (3.76%) Marketing
5 25 (3.36%) Telecoms
6 19 (2.55%) Electronics
6 19 (2.55%) Financial Institution
6 19 (2.55%) Legal
7 17 (2.28%) Manufacturing
8 14 (1.88%) Front Office
8 14 (1.88%) Retail
9 12 (1.61%) Investment Banking
9 12 (1.61%) Online Betting
10 5 (0.67%) Music Industry
11 3 (0.40%) Publishing
12 1 (0.13%) Back Office
12 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (7.79%) LAMP
2 57 (7.65%) Web Services
3 53 (7.11%) Kafka
4 25 (3.36%) Node.js
5 23 (3.09%) Elastic Stack
6 15 (2.01%) LAPP Stack
6 15 (2.01%) RESTful
7 14 (1.88%) .NET
8 13 (1.74%) Memcached
8 13 (1.74%) REST
9 12 (1.61%) LEMP Stack
9 12 (1.61%) RabbitMQ
9 12 (1.61%) Sphinx
10 11 (1.48%) JSON
11 10 (1.34%) XML
12 9 (1.21%) React
12 9 (1.21%) Redux
12 9 (1.21%) Sensu
13 7 (0.94%) HTML
13 7 (0.94%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 61 (8.19%) Data Centre
2 52 (6.98%) Computer Science
3 51 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (3.22%) Clustering
4 24 (3.22%) Fintech
5 21 (2.82%) Linux Command Line
6 20 (2.68%) Greenfield Project
7 18 (2.42%) Hedge funds
8 13 (1.74%) Management Information System
9 12 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 10 (1.34%) PKI
10 10 (1.34%) Public Cloud
11 9 (1.21%) Replication
12 6 (0.81%) iPad
13 5 (0.67%) Algorithms
14 4 (0.54%) Cloud Native
14 4 (0.54%) Data Structures
14 4 (0.54%) Fixed Income
15 3 (0.40%) EMV
15 3 (0.40%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 745 (100.00%) Linux
2 190 (25.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 187 (25.10%) Windows
4 153 (20.54%) Unix
5 128 (17.18%) CentOS
6 84 (11.28%) Ubuntu
7 66 (8.86%) Windows Server
8 41 (5.50%) Debian
9 28 (3.76%) Solaris
10 27 (3.62%) Windows Server 2008
11 23 (3.09%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 13 (1.74%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (1.34%) VMS
13 10 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (0.94%) AIX
14 7 (0.94%) Android
14 7 (0.94%) SmartOS
15 6 (0.81%) Apple iOS
15 6 (0.81%) Windows 7
15 6 (0.81%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 319 (42.82%) DevOps
2 170 (22.82%) Configuration Management
3 139 (18.66%) Agile Software Development
4 105 (14.09%) Open Source
5 96 (12.89%) Continuous Integration
6 64 (8.59%) Migration
7 54 (7.25%) ITIL
8 52 (6.98%) Continuous Delivery
8 52 (6.98%) Software Engineering
9 44 (5.91%) High Availability
10 39 (5.23%) Test Automation
11 38 (5.10%) Business Intelligence
12 35 (4.70%) Task Automation
13 33 (4.43%) Load Balancing
14 31 (4.16%) E-Commerce
14 31 (4.16%) SIEM
15 29 (3.89%) Scrum
16 28 (3.76%) Change Control
17 27 (3.62%) Information Security
18 26 (3.49%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 370 (49.66%) Python
2 211 (28.32%) Bash Shell
3 180 (24.16%) Perl
4 122 (16.38%) Java
5 117 (15.70%) Ruby
6 92 (12.35%) SQL
7 62 (8.32%) C++
8 57 (7.65%) PHP
9 45 (6.04%) PowerShell
10 42 (5.64%) C
11 35 (4.70%) Go
11 35 (4.70%) Shell Script
12 19 (2.55%) JavaScript
13 18 (2.42%) Scala
14 17 (2.28%) Korn
15 15 (2.01%) Bourne shell
16 14 (1.88%) C#
17 9 (1.21%) Groovy
17 9 (1.21%) R
18 8 (1.07%) ES6
Qualifications
1 74 (9.93%) Degree
2 40 (5.37%) Computer Science Degree
3 30 (4.03%) RHCE
4 20 (2.68%) RHCA
5 19 (2.55%) RHCSA
6 14 (1.88%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (1.74%) Security Cleared
8 12 (1.61%) CCNP
8 12 (1.61%) SC Cleared
9 8 (1.07%) Linux+ Certification
9 8 (1.07%) LPIC
10 7 (0.94%) CCNA
11 5 (0.67%) CEH
11 5 (0.67%) CISSP
11 5 (0.67%) GIAC
12 4 (0.54%) CCDP
12 4 (0.54%) CCSP
12 4 (0.54%) CESG Certified Professional
12 4 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (4.16%) QA
2 13 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (1.61%) PCI DSS
4 8 (1.07%) SLA
5 3 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.13%) ISAE 3402
7 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.13%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 173 (23.22%) Docker
2 110 (14.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 72 (9.66%) Active Directory
4 29 (3.89%) NFS
5 27 (3.62%) KVM
6 25 (3.36%) iptables
7 20 (2.68%) Xen
8 18 (2.42%) LXC
9 14 (1.88%) Varnish
10 13 (1.74%) VMware ESXi
11 12 (1.61%) XenServer
12 10 (1.34%) Ceph
12 10 (1.34%) Samba
13 8 (1.07%) Dovecot
13 8 (1.07%) Squid
14 7 (0.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 7 (0.94%) vSphere
15 6 (0.81%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 6 (0.81%) pfSense
15 6 (0.81%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 268 (35.97%) Puppet
2 225 (30.20%) Ansible
3 161 (21.61%) Opscode Chef
4 102 (13.69%) Nagios
5 82 (11.01%) Kubernetes
6 59 (7.92%) Terraform
7 32 (4.30%) ZABBIX
8 27 (3.62%) SELinux
9 24 (3.22%) Mesos
10 19 (2.55%) Salt
11 17 (2.28%) Red Hat Satellite
12 16 (2.15%) Oracle ZFS
13 14 (1.88%) CFEngine
14 11 (1.48%) Docker Swarm
14 11 (1.48%) Failover Clustering
15 10 (1.34%) Control-M
15 10 (1.34%) NetBackup
15 10 (1.34%) Rsyslog
16 9 (1.21%) FortiGate
16 9 (1.21%) logstash
Vendors
1 269 (36.11%) Red Hat
2 170 (22.82%) VMware
3 72 (9.66%) Microsoft
4 66 (8.86%) Cisco
5 44 (5.91%) SaltStack
6 40 (5.37%) Oracle
7 34 (4.56%) Juniper
7 34 (4.56%) Splunk
8 32 (4.30%) HP
9 26 (3.49%) SolarWinds
10 18 (2.42%) NetApp
11 17 (2.28%) Citrix
11 17 (2.28%) SAP
12 16 (2.15%) IBM
12 16 (2.15%) Sun
13 15 (2.01%) Palo Alto
14 14 (1.88%) Brocade
15 13 (1.74%) F5
16 12 (1.61%) Dell
17 11 (1.48%) Google
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 56 minutes ago
Central London / West End
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 65,000-75,000 + Shares & Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
South West London
Energon People
Salary: £40000.00 - £57000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + package
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Energon People
Salary: £70000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Amazing Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 65,000-90,000 + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Energon People
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Professional Training Courses, Free
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £75,000 to £100,000 per annum Bonus > 25% + Medical Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £28k - 32k per year
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago