The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 280 251 339
Rank change year-on-year -29 +88  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 358 546 371
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.06% 1.29% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 1.34% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 332 517 314
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,543 £40,000 £35,750
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £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 32367 40743 40862
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.74% 96.12% 95.94%
Number of salaries quoted 27379 35161 34358
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 29 March 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 29 March 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 -2 43 £62,500 +4.16% 21
Canary Wharf -2 10 £57,500 -20.68%
Chiswick - 8 £52,500 -
Wimbledon +17 1 £67,500 -3.57% 1
Surbiton +13 1 - - 1
Wembley - 1 £62,500 -
Greenwich - 1 £47,500 -
Hammersmith - 1 £70,000 -
Heathrow - 1 £60,000 -
Linux Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 London region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 768 (100.00%) Linux
2 457 (59.51%) Python
3 328 (42.71%) DevOps
4 314 (40.89%) Puppet
5 292 (38.02%) Bash Shell
6 291 (37.89%) Red Hat
7 241 (31.38%) Amazon AWS
8 240 (31.25%) Ansible
9 224 (29.17%) Perl
10 210 (27.34%) Finance
11 208 (27.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 205 (26.69%) Windows
13 201 (26.17%) Opscode Chef
14 190 (24.74%) Unix
15 157 (20.44%) Java
16 154 (20.05%) Agile Software Development
16 154 (20.05%) Ruby
17 152 (19.79%) VMware
18 147 (19.14%) Configuration Management
18 147 (19.14%) Docker
19 133 (17.32%) Jenkins
20 131 (17.06%) CentOS
21 124 (16.15%) Apache
22 112 (14.58%) Banking
23 111 (14.45%) TCP/IP
24 108 (14.06%) Continuous Integration
25 99 (12.89%) Nagios
26 92 (11.98%) MySQL
27 91 (11.85%) SQL
28 90 (11.72%) VMware Infrastructure

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
1 124 (16.15%) Apache
2 71 (9.24%) Tomcat
3 44 (5.73%) OpenStack
4 40 (5.21%) IIS
5 39 (5.08%) Elasticsearch
6 34 (4.43%) Apache Spark
7 27 (3.52%) Confluence
7 27 (3.52%) JBoss
8 22 (2.86%) WebSphere
9 13 (1.69%) nginx
10 10 (1.30%) WebLogic
11 9 (1.17%) MS Exchange
12 7 (0.91%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 5 (0.65%) GlassFish
14 4 (0.52%) CloudStack
14 4 (0.52%) CMS
14 4 (0.52%) WildFly
15 3 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
16 2 (0.26%) Alfresco
16 2 (0.26%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (1.17%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.52%) GNU Octave
3 2 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.13%) Eikon
3 1 (0.13%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 241 (31.38%) Amazon AWS
2 72 (9.38%) SaaS
3 36 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 22 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
5 18 (2.34%) AWS CloudFormation
5 18 (2.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 17 (2.21%) Amazon S3
7 12 (1.56%) GitHub
8 8 (1.04%) Heroku
9 7 (0.91%) Akamai
9 7 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
9 7 (0.91%) IaaS
9 7 (0.91%) PaaS
9 7 (0.91%) Sumo Logic
10 6 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (0.78%) Route 53
11 4 (0.52%) G Suite
11 4 (0.52%) Slack
12 3 (0.39%) Amazon EMR
12 3 (0.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 111 (14.45%) TCP/IP
2 89 (11.59%) DNS
3 85 (11.07%) Firewall
4 57 (7.42%) Internet
5 44 (5.73%) LAN
6 40 (5.21%) HTTP
7 38 (4.95%) DHCP
8 35 (4.56%) LDAP
9 33 (4.30%) VPN
10 31 (4.04%) SAN
11 27 (3.52%) WAN
12 22 (2.86%) SSL
12 22 (2.86%) VLAN
13 20 (2.60%) SMTP
14 17 (2.21%) iSCSI
15 16 (2.08%) SNMP
16 15 (1.95%) SSH
17 14 (1.82%) HTTPS
18 13 (1.69%) Fibre Channel
18 13 (1.69%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (11.98%) MySQL
2 52 (6.77%) NoSQL
3 47 (6.12%) Big Data
4 44 (5.73%) Hadoop
5 38 (4.95%) MongoDB
6 30 (3.91%) Apache Cassandra
7 28 (3.65%) Redis
7 28 (3.65%) SQL Server
8 24 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
8 24 (3.13%) Relational Database
9 18 (2.34%) HBase
10 10 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (1.30%) RDBMS
11 9 (1.17%) Apache Hive
12 8 (1.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 8 (1.04%) Blockchain
12 8 (1.04%) Oracle Database
13 7 (0.91%) MariaDB
14 6 (0.78%) Neo4j
14 6 (0.78%) OpenStack Swift
Development Applications
1 133 (17.32%) Jenkins
2 85 (11.07%) Git (software)
3 36 (4.69%) TeamCity
4 35 (4.56%) JIRA
5 28 (3.65%) Vagrant
6 27 (3.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 24 (3.13%) Maven
7 24 (3.13%) Selenium
8 18 (2.34%) Octopus Deploy
8 18 (2.34%) Subversion
9 16 (2.08%) Hudson
9 16 (2.08%) MSBuild
10 14 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
11 13 (1.69%) Cucumber
11 13 (1.69%) JUnit
12 12 (1.56%) JMeter
13 11 (1.43%) GitLab
14 9 (1.17%) SoapUI
15 8 (1.04%) Hamcrest
15 8 (1.04%) jMock
General
1 210 (27.34%) Finance
2 112 (14.58%) Banking
3 34 (4.43%) Telecoms
4 24 (3.13%) Publishing
5 20 (2.60%) Financial Institution
6 18 (2.34%) Marketing
7 17 (2.21%) Games
8 16 (2.08%) Legal
9 15 (1.95%) Retail
10 11 (1.43%) Electronics
10 11 (1.43%) Front Office
11 9 (1.17%) Manufacturing
12 8 (1.04%) Investment Banking
13 7 (0.91%) Online Betting
14 5 (0.65%) Back Office
14 5 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.39%) French Language
16 2 (0.26%) Advertising
16 2 (0.26%) Retail Banking
17 1 (0.13%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (9.38%) Web Services
2 56 (7.29%) LAMP
3 32 (4.17%) Node.js
4 27 (3.52%) Kafka
5 23 (2.99%) .NET
6 22 (2.86%) Middleware
7 20 (2.60%) Elastic Stack
8 16 (2.08%) Sensu
9 15 (1.95%) REST
10 11 (1.43%) LEMP Stack
11 10 (1.30%) AngularJS
11 10 (1.30%) Flash
11 10 (1.30%) JSON
11 10 (1.30%) RESTful
11 10 (1.30%) XML
12 8 (1.04%) Memcached
12 8 (1.04%) RabbitMQ
12 8 (1.04%) Sphinx
13 7 (0.91%) LAPP Stack
14 6 (0.78%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 61 (7.94%) Computer Science
2 60 (7.81%) Data Centre
3 31 (4.04%) Hedge funds
4 29 (3.78%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (3.78%) Fintech
5 14 (1.82%) iPad
5 14 (1.82%) Linux Command Line
6 13 (1.69%) Client/Server
7 12 (1.56%) Management Information System
8 10 (1.30%) Mobile Banking
9 9 (1.17%) Algorithms
9 9 (1.17%) Clustering
10 8 (1.04%) Equities
11 7 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (0.91%) Fixed Income
11 7 (0.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 7 (0.91%) Public Cloud
12 6 (0.78%) Replication
13 5 (0.65%) Online Gambling
14 4 (0.52%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 768 (100.00%) Linux
2 208 (27.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 205 (26.69%) Windows
4 190 (24.74%) Unix
5 131 (17.06%) CentOS
6 64 (8.33%) Ubuntu
7 45 (5.86%) Windows Server
8 33 (4.30%) Debian
9 25 (3.26%) Solaris
10 20 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
11 17 (2.21%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 9 (1.17%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (0.65%) SmartOS
13 5 (0.65%) SUSE
14 4 (0.52%) AIX
14 4 (0.52%) CoreOS
15 3 (0.39%) Fedora
15 3 (0.39%) Windows 7
16 2 (0.26%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 328 (42.71%) DevOps
2 154 (20.05%) Agile Software Development
3 147 (19.14%) Configuration Management
4 108 (14.06%) Continuous Integration
5 88 (11.46%) Open Source
6 59 (7.68%) Software Engineering
7 55 (7.16%) Continuous Delivery
8 54 (7.03%) Migration
9 50 (6.51%) E-Commerce
10 39 (5.08%) ITIL
11 32 (4.17%) Load Balancing
12 30 (3.91%) Low Latency
13 29 (3.78%) SIEM
14 28 (3.65%) Change Control
14 28 (3.65%) Scrum
15 26 (3.39%) Analytics
15 26 (3.39%) High Availability
16 24 (3.13%) Information Security
16 24 (3.13%) Microservices
17 23 (2.99%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 457 (59.51%) Python
2 292 (38.02%) Bash Shell
3 224 (29.17%) Perl
4 157 (20.44%) Java
5 154 (20.05%) Ruby
6 91 (11.85%) SQL
7 82 (10.68%) C++
8 74 (9.64%) PHP
9 61 (7.94%) C
10 53 (6.90%) PowerShell
11 43 (5.60%) Shell Script
12 30 (3.91%) JavaScript
13 29 (3.78%) Go
14 25 (3.26%) Korn
15 22 (2.86%) Bourne shell
15 22 (2.86%) C#
15 22 (2.86%) Scala
16 12 (1.56%) R
17 8 (1.04%) AWK
17 8 (1.04%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 89 (11.59%) Degree
2 31 (4.04%) RHCE
3 19 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (2.47%) RHCA
4 18 (2.34%) Security Cleared
5 15 (1.95%) RHCSA
6 12 (1.56%) CCNP
6 12 (1.56%) SC Cleared
7 8 (1.04%) AWS Certification
8 7 (0.91%) CCNA
9 5 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (0.52%) PMI Certification
10 4 (0.52%) PMP
11 3 (0.39%) CCDP
11 3 (0.39%) CCSP
11 3 (0.39%) JNCIA
11 3 (0.39%) JNCIS
11 3 (0.39%) Linux+ Certification
11 3 (0.39%) LPIC
11 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (6.25%) QA
2 14 (1.82%) SLA
3 10 (1.30%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.52%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.13%) SDET
System Software
1 147 (19.14%) Docker
2 90 (11.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (5.34%) Active Directory
4 31 (4.04%) NFS
5 26 (3.39%) Xen
6 24 (3.13%) iptables
6 24 (3.13%) KVM
7 11 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (1.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 8 (1.04%) Dovecot
9 8 (1.04%) Varnish
9 8 (1.04%) vSphere
9 8 (1.04%) XenServer
10 7 (0.91%) Oracle RAC
11 6 (0.78%) Samba
11 6 (0.78%) Squid
12 5 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
13 4 (0.52%) LXC
13 4 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
13 4 (0.52%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 314 (40.89%) Puppet
2 240 (31.25%) Ansible
3 201 (26.17%) Opscode Chef
4 99 (12.89%) Nagios
5 66 (8.59%) Kubernetes
6 32 (4.17%) Salt
7 28 (3.65%) ZABBIX
8 26 (3.39%) Terraform
9 23 (2.99%) Mesos
10 21 (2.73%) SELinux
11 17 (2.21%) Red Hat Satellite
12 16 (2.08%) Graphite
13 13 (1.69%) Rundeck
14 9 (1.17%) CFEngine
14 9 (1.17%) Cobbler
15 7 (0.91%) collectd
15 7 (0.91%) Kibana
15 7 (0.91%) OpenNMS
15 7 (0.91%) Red Hat Spacewalk
15 7 (0.91%) Riemann
Vendors
1 291 (37.89%) Red Hat
2 152 (19.79%) VMware
3 57 (7.42%) Cisco
4 48 (6.25%) Oracle
5 44 (5.73%) SaltStack
6 37 (4.82%) Splunk
7 35 (4.56%) Microsoft
8 28 (3.65%) HP
9 26 (3.39%) Juniper
10 23 (2.99%) Brocade
11 22 (2.86%) SolarWinds
12 21 (2.73%) Atlassian
12 21 (2.73%) Sun
13 20 (2.60%) NetApp
14 15 (1.95%) Google
14 15 (1.95%) Palo Alto
15 13 (1.69%) EMC
16 9 (1.17%) SAP
17 8 (1.04%) Dell
17 8 (1.04%) IBM
London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £80k + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
North West London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
IntaPeople
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum plus bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £65000 Per Annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
East London
onezeero.
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Amazing Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Private Health, Pension, Tr
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Harris Global
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago