Period
to 19 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £53,750 in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside during the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

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
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 97 82
Rank change year-on-year +21 -15 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 11 15 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.20% 1.17% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 1.25% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 13
Merseyside median annual salary £53,750 £42,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.47% +41.67% -40.00%
North West median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +18.75% - +5.26%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside. 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
Merseyside
Permanent vacancies in Merseyside with a recognized job title 868 1,198 926
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.97% 93.67% 97.58%
Number of salaries quoted 690 882 709
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -1.30% -3.75%
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £24,950
90th Percentile £61,375 £56,250 £56,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

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
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Engineer in Merseyside over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux Engineer in Merseyside

Linux Engineer
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 19 January 2018. 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
Liverpool +23 11 £53,750 +26.47% 5
Linux Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (63.64%) Unix
2 7 (63.64%) CentOS
3 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
4 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
4 4 (36.36%) HPUX
4 4 (36.36%) LAMP
4 4 (36.36%) MySQL
4 4 (36.36%) Oracle
4 4 (36.36%) Apache
4 4 (36.36%) Tomcat
4 4 (36.36%) Python
4 4 (36.36%) Bash Shell
4 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
4 4 (36.36%) Ansible
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
5 3 (27.27%) DevOps
5 3 (27.27%) Kafka
5 3 (27.27%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (27.27%) MongoDB
5 3 (27.27%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
5 3 (27.27%) AMQP
5 3 (27.27%) Ubuntu
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 3 (27.27%) Web Services
5 3 (27.27%) Windows
5 3 (27.27%) SUSE
5 3 (27.27%) VMware

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 (36.36%) Apache
1 4 (36.36%) Tomcat
2 3 (27.27%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (9.09%) nginx
3 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon S3
1 1 (9.09%) Route 53
1 1 (9.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) AMQP
2 2 (18.18%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (18.18%) iSCSI
2 2 (18.18%) SAN
2 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 1 (9.09%) FIX Connectivity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) MySQL
2 3 (27.27%) MongoDB
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
3 1 (9.09%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
2 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
3 1 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) LAMP
2 3 (27.27%) Kafka
2 3 (27.27%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (27.27%) Web Services
3 1 (9.09%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (9.09%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (63.64%) CentOS
2 7 (63.64%) Unix
3 4 (36.36%) HPUX
4 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (27.27%) SUSE
4 3 (27.27%) Ubuntu
4 3 (27.27%) Windows
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
5 2 (18.18%) Debian
6 1 (9.09%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
2 3 (27.27%) DevOps
3 2 (18.18%) Change Control
3 2 (18.18%) Line Management
3 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 1 (9.09%) Electronic Trading
4 1 (9.09%) High Availability
4 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 1 (9.09%) Open Source
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Optimisation
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (9.09%) Server Hardening
4 1 (9.09%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Bash Shell
1 4 (36.36%) Python
2 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
3 1 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Ansible
2 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (18.18%) Puppet
3 1 (9.09%) CFEngine
3 1 (9.09%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle
3 3 (27.27%) VMware
4 2 (18.18%) 3PAR
4 2 (18.18%) HP
5 1 (9.09%) IBM
5 1 (9.09%) New Relic
5 1 (9.09%) Splunk
5 1 (9.09%) TIBCO