Period
to 4 December 2021

The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 4 December 2021.

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
4 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 94 74 84
Rank change year-on-year -20 +10 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 9 8 14
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 0.70% 1.00% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 1.02% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 12
10th Percentile " " £36,900
25th Percentile £23,750 £23,750 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £29,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +89.66% -42.00% -8.66%
75th Percentile £62,500 £30,688 £72,312
90th Percentile " £34,250 "
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% -

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 1,164 782 1,145
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 90.65% 97.26% 97.20%
Number of salaries quoted 921 692 899
10th Percentile £25,750 £27,500 £22,750
25th Percentile £32,500 £33,500 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,441 £44,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -1.27% +10.00% -
75th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
90th Percentile £68,250 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings that featured Linux Engineer in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Linux Engineer in the North East over the 6 months to 4 December 2021.

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 4 December 2021. 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 -16 6 £60,000 +79.10%
Durham -13 3 £24,500 -8.41%
Linux Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 December 2021, 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 North East region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) Python
3 4 (44.44%) AWS
3 4 (44.44%) Bash Shell
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) Ethernet
4 3 (33.33%) C
4 3 (33.33%) C++
4 3 (33.33%) Firewall
4 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 3 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 3 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (33.33%) VPN
4 3 (33.33%) CRM
4 3 (33.33%) Data Protection
4 3 (33.33%) Data Extraction
4 3 (33.33%) Capacity Management
4 3 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (33.33%) Yocto
4 3 (33.33%) Qt
5 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (22.22%) CentOS
5 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (22.22%) VMware
6 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (11.11%) IT Governance
6 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing

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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) AWS
2 1 (11.11%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
2 3 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 3 (33.33%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) VPN
2 3 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (11.11%) DHCP
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) GitLab
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Qt
1 3 (33.33%) Yocto
2 1 (11.11%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (22.22%) CentOS
4 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Capacity Management
1 3 (33.33%) CRM
1 3 (33.33%) Data Extraction
1 3 (33.33%) Data Protection
1 3 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (11.11%) DevOps
2 1 (11.11%) High Availability
2 1 (11.11%) IT Governance
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Line Management
2 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
2 1 (11.11%) Microservices
2 1 (11.11%) Open Source
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (11.11%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (11.11%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Python
2 4 (44.44%) Bash Shell
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) C
3 3 (33.33%) C++
4 1 (11.11%) Go
4 1 (11.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) AWS Certification
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) Docker
2 1 (11.11%) Postfix
2 1 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Consul
1 1 (11.11%) Docker Swarm
1 1 (11.11%) Grafana
1 1 (11.11%) Graphite
1 1 (11.11%) Kubernetes
1 1 (11.11%) Packer
1 1 (11.11%) Prometheus
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
1 1 (11.11%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat