Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £41,250 in advertised job vacancies in the North East 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 > North East
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 104 -
Rank change year-on-year -3 - +112
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 8 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.58% 0.60% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.64% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 0
North East median annual salary £41,250 £45,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% - -
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 the North East. 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
North East
Permanent vacancies in the North East with a recognized job title 1323 1410 1511
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.71% 94.44% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1143 1212 1302
North East median annual salary £39,000 £39,000 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.31% +7.15%
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
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 the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Engineer in the North East

Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for Linux Engineer in the North East

Linux Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Engineer in the North East over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Engineer in the North East

Linux Engineer
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the North East 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
Tyne and Wear +11 6 £43,750 -2.78%
Durham - 2 £27,750 - 1
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East

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 North East region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) DevOps
3 5 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (50.00%) Puppet
4 4 (50.00%) Ruby
4 4 (50.00%) Perl
4 4 (50.00%) PHP
4 4 (50.00%) Windows
4 4 (50.00%) Python
5 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
5 3 (37.50%) LAMP
5 3 (37.50%) Java
5 3 (37.50%) nginx
5 3 (37.50%) Terraform
5 3 (37.50%) Docker
5 3 (37.50%) Kubernetes
5 3 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (25.00%) Degree
6 2 (25.00%) JIRA
6 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
6 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
6 2 (25.00%) Node.js
6 2 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (25.00%) Confluence
6 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (25.00%) HTML
6 2 (25.00%) Apache
6 2 (25.00%) CSS

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 3 (37.50%) nginx
2 2 (25.00%) Apache
2 2 (25.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (12.50%) Datadog
3 1 (12.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) Appium
2 1 (12.50%) Artifactory
2 1 (12.50%) Bitbucket
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) JMeter
2 1 (12.50%) JUnit
2 1 (12.50%) Maven
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
2 1 (12.50%) TestNG
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) LAMP
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) Node.js
3 1 (12.50%) CherryPy
3 1 (12.50%) HTML5
3 1 (12.50%) RESTful
3 1 (12.50%) SOAP
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) Unix
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) DevOps
2 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Thinking
3 1 (12.50%) API Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Case Management
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Creative Thinking
3 1 (12.50%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (12.50%) Network Design
3 1 (12.50%) Open Source
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
3 1 (12.50%) SDLC
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) Perl
2 4 (50.00%) PHP
2 4 (50.00%) Python
2 4 (50.00%) Ruby
3 3 (37.50%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
5 1 (12.50%) C
5 1 (12.50%) C++
5 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Puppet
2 3 (37.50%) Kubernetes
2 3 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (37.50%) Terraform
3 1 (12.50%) Ansible
3 1 (12.50%) HAProxy
3 1 (12.50%) Nagios
3 1 (12.50%) Packer
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (12.50%) Capita
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) New Relic
2 1 (12.50%) Splunk