The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was - in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside during the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

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

Linux Engineer
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 58
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 0 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside - - 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Median salary - - £32,500
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 Merseyside. 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
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 497 415 483
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 93.60% 96.96% 95.83%
Number of salaries quoted 383 348 360
Median salary £37,500 £38,050 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.44% -4.87%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
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 Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Engineer in Merseyside

Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for Linux Engineer in Merseyside

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

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 Merseyside region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) HPUX
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (66.67%) IIS
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) Banking
4 3 (50.00%) CentOS
4 3 (50.00%) Ruby
4 3 (50.00%) Ubuntu
4 3 (50.00%) Korn
4 3 (50.00%) JIRA
4 3 (50.00%) HP
4 3 (50.00%) Apache
4 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
4 3 (50.00%) Python
4 3 (50.00%) C++
4 3 (50.00%) Java
4 3 (50.00%) Perl
4 3 (50.00%) Bourne shell
4 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (50.00%) Puppet
4 3 (50.00%) Fedora
5 2 (33.33%) Server Hardening
5 2 (33.33%) Unix
5 2 (33.33%) MCSE

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 (66.67%) IIS
2 3 (50.00%) Apache
2 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) HPUX
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (50.00%) CentOS
3 3 (50.00%) Fedora
3 3 (50.00%) Ubuntu
4 2 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Server Hardening
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Software Deployment
2 1 (16.67%) Time Management
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (50.00%) Bourne shell
2 3 (50.00%) C++
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) Korn
2 3 (50.00%) Perl
2 3 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) Ruby
3 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) MCSE
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) VCAP
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Red Hat
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) EMC
4 1 (16.67%) VMware