Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 20 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
England > London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 357 297 316
Rank change year-on-year -60 +19 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 656 852 982
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.87% 1.14% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 1.19% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 604 795 894
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% +3.29%
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £76,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 70913 71825 85553
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.35% 95.97% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 55797 62046 72615
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,250 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -12 99 £57,500 -4.17% 16
West London +13 44 £57,500 +15.00% 2
South London +15 21 £47,500 -26.92% 4
East London -12 9 £90,000 +50.00% 2
North London +1 1 £20,000 -65.22%
Linux Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 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 London region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 656 (100.00%) Linux
2 328 (50.00%) DevOps
3 315 (48.02%) Python
4 271 (41.31%) Puppet
5 268 (40.85%) Ansible
6 215 (32.77%) Opscode Chef
6 215 (32.77%) Amazon AWS
7 213 (32.47%) Bash Shell
8 196 (29.88%) Finance
9 188 (28.66%) Configuration Management
10 187 (28.51%) Red Hat
11 166 (25.30%) Perl
12 154 (23.48%) Docker
13 146 (22.26%) Jenkins
14 138 (21.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 134 (20.43%) Ruby
15 134 (20.43%) Windows
16 128 (19.51%) VMware
17 121 (18.45%) Java
18 108 (16.46%) CentOS
19 106 (16.16%) Unix
19 106 (16.16%) Apache
20 99 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
20 99 (15.09%) Banking
21 97 (14.79%) Continuous Integration
22 96 (14.63%) MySQL
23 93 (14.18%) Nagios
24 92 (14.02%) TCP/IP
24 92 (14.02%) VMware Infrastructure
25 90 (13.72%) Kubernetes

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
1 106 (16.16%) Apache
2 62 (9.45%) Tomcat
3 44 (6.71%) Elasticsearch
3 44 (6.71%) nginx
4 41 (6.25%) OpenStack
5 37 (5.64%) IIS
6 29 (4.42%) Confluence
7 11 (1.68%) JBoss
8 8 (1.22%) Apache Spark
8 8 (1.22%) MS Exchange
9 6 (0.91%) Jetty
10 5 (0.76%) Apache Solr
10 5 (0.76%) Skype for Business
10 5 (0.76%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (0.61%) uWSGI
12 3 (0.46%) Cloud Foundry
12 3 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (0.46%) SAS
13 2 (0.30%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.30%) HipChat
3 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.30%) Magento
2 2 (0.30%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (0.30%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.15%) MetaTrader
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 215 (32.77%) Amazon AWS
2 75 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (3.96%) AWS CloudFormation
4 25 (3.81%) SaaS
5 17 (2.59%) GitHub
6 14 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
6 14 (2.13%) Google Cloud Platform
7 10 (1.52%) Office 365
8 9 (1.37%) Amazon S3
8 9 (1.37%) IaaS
9 8 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (1.22%) PaaS
10 7 (1.07%) AWS Lambda
10 7 (1.07%) Serverless
10 7 (1.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 4 (0.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 4 (0.61%) Route 53
12 3 (0.46%) Amazon ELB
12 3 (0.46%) OpenShift
12 3 (0.46%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 92 (14.02%) TCP/IP
2 76 (11.59%) DNS
3 66 (10.06%) Firewall
4 42 (6.40%) SAN
5 40 (6.10%) HTTP
6 39 (5.95%) VPN
7 33 (5.03%) LDAP
8 26 (3.96%) SSH
9 25 (3.81%) DHCP
9 25 (3.81%) IPsec
10 22 (3.35%) BGP
10 22 (3.35%) Internet
11 20 (3.05%) Cisco ASA
12 19 (2.90%) Kerberos
13 18 (2.74%) SMTP
13 18 (2.74%) SSL
13 18 (2.74%) VLAN
14 15 (2.29%) SNMP
15 14 (2.13%) OSPF
16 13 (1.98%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (14.63%) MySQL
2 39 (5.95%) PostgreSQL
3 38 (5.79%) SQL Server
4 35 (5.34%) Big Data
4 35 (5.34%) NoSQL
5 29 (4.42%) Apache Cassandra
6 23 (3.51%) InfluxDB
6 23 (3.51%) MongoDB
7 19 (2.90%) Blockchain
8 16 (2.44%) Amazon RDS
8 16 (2.44%) Couchbase
9 15 (2.29%) Hadoop
10 13 (1.98%) Relational Database
11 9 (1.37%) Oracle Database
12 8 (1.22%) MariaDB
12 8 (1.22%) Redis
13 6 (0.91%) SQLite
14 5 (0.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 5 (0.76%) HBase
14 5 (0.76%) OpenTSDB
Development Applications
1 146 (22.26%) Jenkins
2 83 (12.65%) Git (software)
3 50 (7.62%) JIRA
4 42 (6.40%) TeamCity
5 24 (3.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 24 (3.66%) Hudson
6 19 (2.90%) Maven
7 16 (2.44%) Subversion
8 15 (2.29%) Octopus Deploy
9 12 (1.83%) Sonatype Nexus
10 8 (1.22%) Bitbucket
10 8 (1.22%) Mercurial
11 6 (0.91%) Gerrit
11 6 (0.91%) Vagrant
12 5 (0.76%) GitLab
13 4 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
14 3 (0.46%) JMeter
14 3 (0.46%) jMock
14 3 (0.46%) JUnit
14 3 (0.46%) Selenium
General
1 196 (29.88%) Finance
2 99 (15.09%) Banking
3 46 (7.01%) Telecoms
4 41 (6.25%) Games
5 20 (3.05%) Marketing
6 19 (2.90%) Financial Institution
7 14 (2.13%) Electronics
7 14 (2.13%) Manufacturing
7 14 (2.13%) Retail
8 8 (1.22%) Online Betting
9 6 (0.91%) Front Office
10 5 (0.76%) Retail Banking
11 4 (0.61%) Law
11 4 (0.61%) Legal
12 3 (0.46%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.46%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.30%) Advertising
14 1 (0.15%) Automotive
14 1 (0.15%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (6.86%) LAMP
2 40 (6.10%) Web Services
3 27 (4.12%) Kafka
4 26 (3.96%) Elastic Stack
5 18 (2.74%) LEMP Stack
6 17 (2.59%) Middleware
7 15 (2.29%) FIX Protocol
8 14 (2.13%) HTML
9 12 (1.83%) .NET
9 12 (1.83%) LAPP Stack
9 12 (1.83%) RabbitMQ
10 10 (1.52%) Django
10 10 (1.52%) Sensu
10 10 (1.52%) ZeroMQ
11 9 (1.37%) AngularJS
11 9 (1.37%) RESTful
12 8 (1.22%) Regular Expression
12 8 (1.22%) REST
13 7 (1.07%) Node.js
14 6 (0.91%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 71 (10.82%) Computer Science
2 61 (9.30%) Data Centre
3 30 (4.57%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (4.27%) Fintech
5 25 (3.81%) Public Cloud
6 23 (3.51%) Hedge funds
7 22 (3.35%) Management Information System
8 21 (3.20%) Clustering
8 21 (3.20%) Linux Command Line
9 15 (2.29%) Algorithms
10 14 (2.13%) Private Cloud
11 13 (1.98%) Replication
12 11 (1.68%) Data Structures
13 7 (1.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 7 (1.07%) Video\Live Streaming
14 6 (0.91%) EMV
14 6 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (0.91%) EPoS
14 6 (0.91%) PKI
14 6 (0.91%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 656 (100.00%) Linux
2 138 (21.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 134 (20.43%) Windows
4 108 (16.46%) CentOS
5 106 (16.16%) Unix
6 74 (11.28%) Ubuntu
7 62 (9.45%) Windows Server
8 41 (6.25%) Debian
9 36 (5.49%) Solaris
10 20 (3.05%) Windows Server 2008
11 17 (2.59%) Fedora
12 9 (1.37%) Oracle Linux
12 9 (1.37%) Windows 7
13 8 (1.22%) Android
13 8 (1.22%) Apple iOS
14 7 (1.07%) Windows 10
15 6 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
16 5 (0.76%) AIX
16 5 (0.76%) SUSE
17 4 (0.61%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 328 (50.00%) DevOps
2 188 (28.66%) Configuration Management
3 99 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
4 97 (14.79%) Continuous Integration
5 59 (8.99%) Open Source
6 57 (8.69%) Software Engineering
7 47 (7.16%) ITIL
8 41 (6.25%) Change Management
9 39 (5.95%) Migration
9 39 (5.95%) Task Automation
10 34 (5.18%) High Availability
10 34 (5.18%) Test Automation
11 33 (5.03%) Continuous Delivery
11 33 (5.03%) E-Commerce
12 30 (4.57%) Microservices
13 29 (4.42%) Disaster Recovery
14 27 (4.12%) Performance Tuning
14 27 (4.12%) Scrum
15 23 (3.51%) Low Latency
16 22 (3.35%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 315 (48.02%) Python
2 213 (32.47%) Bash Shell
3 166 (25.30%) Perl
4 134 (20.43%) Ruby
5 121 (18.45%) Java
6 81 (12.35%) SQL
7 70 (10.67%) PowerShell
8 52 (7.93%) C++
8 52 (7.93%) Shell Script
9 47 (7.16%) C
10 43 (6.55%) PHP
11 32 (4.88%) Go
12 28 (4.27%) Korn
13 23 (3.51%) Bourne shell
14 19 (2.90%) JavaScript
15 13 (1.98%) Groovy
16 12 (1.83%) C#
17 10 (1.52%) Embedded C
18 8 (1.22%) C-shell
18 8 (1.22%) Scala
Qualifications
1 73 (11.13%) Degree
2 40 (6.10%) Computer Science Degree
3 26 (3.96%) RHCE
4 13 (1.98%) CCNA
4 13 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (1.52%) RHCSA
6 6 (0.91%) CCNP
6 6 (0.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (0.76%) Linux+ Certification
7 5 (0.76%) RHCA
7 5 (0.76%) SC Cleared
7 5 (0.76%) Security Cleared
8 4 (0.61%) CEH
8 4 (0.61%) CISSP
8 4 (0.61%) Numerate Degree
9 3 (0.46%) CREST Certified
9 3 (0.46%) GIAC
9 3 (0.46%) LPIC
9 3 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.46%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.35%) QA
2 14 (2.13%) SLA
3 12 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.22%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.46%) ISAE 3402
5 3 (0.46%) SSAE 16
6 2 (0.30%) DICOM
6 2 (0.30%) HL7
6 2 (0.30%) MISRA
6 2 (0.30%) MISRA C
7 1 (0.15%) GPG13
7 1 (0.15%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 154 (23.48%) Docker
2 92 (14.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (5.95%) LXC
4 34 (5.18%) Active Directory
5 21 (3.20%) NFS
6 19 (2.90%) iptables
7 17 (2.59%) VMware ESXi
8 15 (2.29%) Xen
9 11 (1.68%) vSphere
10 9 (1.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 9 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
10 9 (1.37%) Virtual Servers
11 8 (1.22%) Postfix
11 8 (1.22%) Varnish
11 8 (1.22%) XenApp
12 7 (1.07%) KVM
12 7 (1.07%) Veritas File System
13 6 (0.91%) Hyper-V
14 5 (0.76%) Kamailio
14 5 (0.76%) Samba
Systems Management
1 271 (41.31%) Puppet
2 268 (40.85%) Ansible
3 215 (32.77%) Opscode Chef
4 93 (14.18%) Nagios
5 90 (13.72%) Kubernetes
6 81 (12.35%) Terraform
7 31 (4.73%) Icinga
8 29 (4.42%) Salt
9 22 (3.35%) ZABBIX
10 17 (2.59%) Cacti
11 14 (2.13%) Packer
11 14 (2.13%) Tivoli
12 13 (1.98%) Cobbler
12 13 (1.98%) Grafana
12 13 (1.98%) HAProxy
12 13 (1.98%) logstash
13 12 (1.83%) Red Hat Satellite
13 12 (1.83%) SELinux
14 11 (1.68%) Mesos
15 10 (1.52%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 187 (28.51%) Red Hat
2 128 (19.51%) VMware
3 56 (8.54%) Cisco
4 45 (6.86%) Microsoft
5 40 (6.10%) SaltStack
6 30 (4.57%) Splunk
7 25 (3.81%) Citrix
7 25 (3.81%) Oracle
8 24 (3.66%) Atlassian
9 23 (3.51%) HP
10 21 (3.20%) Google
11 20 (3.05%) Bloomberg
11 20 (3.05%) Reuters
12 19 (2.90%) NetApp
13 17 (2.59%) Dell
13 17 (2.59%) Juniper
13 17 (2.59%) Sun
14 16 (2.44%) CQG
14 16 (2.44%) SAP
14 16 (2.44%) SolarWinds