Period
to 8 December 2019

The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £72,312 in advertised job vacancies in Newcastle upon Tyne during the 6 months to 8 December 2019.

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

Linux Engineer
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
8 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 73 88 83
Rank change year-on-year +15 -5 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 7 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.93% 0.85% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 0.89% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 5
Newcastle upon Tyne median annual salary £72,312 £62,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.70% +47.06% -5.56%
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £72,312 £62,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +15.70% +56.25% -11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent vacancies in Newcastle upon Tyne with a recognized job title 740 900 761
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.88% 95.85% 96.82%
Number of salaries quoted 583 751 654
Newcastle upon Tyne median annual salary £41,000 £42,500 £38,959
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.53% +9.09% -0.11%
10th Percentile £22,750 £24,375 £23,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £66,555 £64,063
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £41,443 £42,500 £39,756
% change year-on-year -2.49% +6.90% +3.26%

Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Engineer in Newcastle upon Tyne

Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Salary trend for Linux Engineer in Newcastle upon Tyne

Linux Engineer
Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Engineer in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 8 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Linux Engineer in Newcastle upon Tyne

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 8 December 2019, Linux Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 7 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) Service Management
2 5 (71.43%) HP
2 5 (71.43%) Analytics
2 5 (71.43%) Coaching
2 5 (71.43%) Public Sector
3 4 (57.14%) Server Management
3 4 (57.14%) Mentoring
3 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 4 (57.14%) Change Management
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) Puppet
4 3 (42.86%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 3 (42.86%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (28.57%) DevOps
5 2 (28.57%) Perl
5 2 (28.57%) Python
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) AWS

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) AWS
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) GitLab
General
1 5 (71.43%) Public Sector
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) Analytics
1 5 (71.43%) Coaching
1 5 (71.43%) Service Management
2 4 (57.14%) Change Management
2 4 (57.14%) Mentoring
2 4 (57.14%) Server Management
3 3 (42.86%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (28.57%) DevOps
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
1 2 (28.57%) Perl
1 2 (28.57%) Python
1 2 (28.57%) Ruby
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) GPFS
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Puppet
2 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (14.29%) vMotion
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (71.43%) HP
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) IBM