The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Engineer
England / North West
Rank 186 204 217
Rank change year-on-year +18 +13  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 61 32 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.00% 0.56% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 0.58% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 46 23 39
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +30.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £32,200 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.70%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5897 5519 6450
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.80% 97.08% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4923 4630 5198
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Engineer in the North West

Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Linux Engineer in the North West

Linux Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Engineer in the North West over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Engineer in the North West

Linux Engineer
Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +8 58 £37,500 -16.66% 10
Cheshire +6 3 £28,500 -43.00% 3
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 West region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 120 (100.00%) Linux
2 46 (38.33%) Python
3 39 (32.50%) Red Hat
4 36 (30.00%) Puppet
5 34 (28.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 34 (28.33%) Windows
5 34 (28.33%) Perl
6 31 (25.83%) VMware
7 30 (25.00%) Git (software)
7 30 (25.00%) PHP
7 30 (25.00%) HTML
8 29 (24.17%) C++
8 29 (24.17%) Amazon AWS
9 28 (23.33%) Opscode Chef
10 27 (22.50%) SQL
10 27 (22.50%) Software Engineering
11 26 (21.67%) Configuration Management
11 26 (21.67%) C
12 24 (20.00%) Ansible
13 23 (19.17%) Unix
13 23 (19.17%) TCP/IP
14 22 (18.33%) CentOS
15 21 (17.50%) Embedded C
15 21 (17.50%) SOAP
15 21 (17.50%) Device Driver
15 21 (17.50%) Debian
15 21 (17.50%) Ruby
15 21 (17.50%) Embedded Linux
15 21 (17.50%) Device Driver Development
16 20 (16.67%) PowerShell

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 19 (15.83%) Apache
2 12 (10.00%) nginx
2 12 (10.00%) Tomcat
3 8 (6.67%) WebLogic
3 8 (6.67%) WebSphere
4 6 (5.00%) OpenStack
5 5 (4.17%) IIS
6 4 (3.33%) CloudStack
7 3 (2.50%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (0.83%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 29 (24.17%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (8.33%) Amazon S3
2 10 (8.33%) AWS CloudFormation
3 8 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.67%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.83%) IaaS
5 1 (0.83%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (19.17%) TCP/IP
2 18 (15.00%) Internet
3 14 (11.67%) Firewall
4 13 (10.83%) DNS
5 12 (10.00%) WAN
6 8 (6.67%) SAN
7 6 (5.00%) SSL
8 5 (4.17%) Broadband
9 3 (2.50%) VLAN
9 3 (2.50%) VoIP
10 2 (1.67%) HTTP
10 2 (1.67%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.67%) MySQL
1 8 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.33%) Redis
3 2 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (1.67%) Big Data
4 1 (0.83%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.83%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 30 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 12 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 8 (6.67%) Eclipse
3 8 (6.67%) Maven
4 7 (5.83%) GitLab
5 6 (5.00%) TeamCity
6 5 (4.17%) JIRA
7 4 (3.33%) Subversion
7 4 (3.33%) Vagrant
8 2 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.67%) Hudson
9 1 (0.83%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.83%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.83%) Travis CI
General
1 12 (10.00%) Finance
2 9 (7.50%) Banking
3 7 (5.83%) Electronics
3 7 (5.83%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.50%) Retail
5 2 (1.67%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (1.67%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.83%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (25.00%) HTML
2 21 (17.50%) SOAP
3 12 (10.00%) Web Services
4 10 (8.33%) Servlets
5 8 (6.67%) Grails
5 8 (6.67%) J2EE
5 8 (6.67%) J2SE
5 8 (6.67%) XML
5 8 (6.67%) XSLT
6 5 (4.17%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (1.67%) REST
7 2 (1.67%) WSGI
8 1 (0.83%) .NET
8 1 (0.83%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (0.83%) Kafka
8 1 (0.83%) LAMP
8 1 (0.83%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.50%) Device Driver
2 13 (10.83%) Clustering
2 13 (10.83%) iPad
3 10 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 9 (7.50%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.67%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (1.67%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.83%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 120 (100.00%) Linux
2 34 (28.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 34 (28.33%) Windows
3 23 (19.17%) Unix
4 22 (18.33%) CentOS
5 21 (17.50%) Debian
5 21 (17.50%) Embedded Linux
6 19 (15.83%) Ubuntu
7 18 (15.00%) Windows Server
8 8 (6.67%) HPUX
9 4 (3.33%) Fedora
9 4 (3.33%) Solaris
9 4 (3.33%) SUSE
10 3 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (1.67%) AIX
12 1 (0.83%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (22.50%) Software Engineering
2 26 (21.67%) Configuration Management
3 21 (17.50%) Device Driver Development
4 20 (16.67%) DevOps
5 18 (15.00%) Mentoring
6 17 (14.17%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 16 (13.33%) Load Testing
8 15 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
9 14 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (11.67%) Capacity Management
9 14 (11.67%) Customer Requirements
9 14 (11.67%) ITIL
10 13 (10.83%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (8.33%) Validation
12 9 (7.50%) High Availability
13 8 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
13 8 (6.67%) SDLC
14 6 (5.00%) E-Commerce
14 6 (5.00%) Microservices
14 6 (5.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 46 (38.33%) Python
2 34 (28.33%) Perl
3 30 (25.00%) PHP
4 29 (24.17%) C++
5 27 (22.50%) SQL
6 26 (21.67%) C
7 21 (17.50%) Embedded C
7 21 (17.50%) Ruby
8 20 (16.67%) PowerShell
9 19 (15.83%) Embedded C++
9 19 (15.83%) Java
10 18 (15.00%) Bash Shell
11 11 (9.17%) Shell Script
12 8 (6.67%) Groovy
13 5 (4.17%) Go
14 4 (3.33%) Korn
15 3 (2.50%) Bourne shell
16 2 (1.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (8.33%) Degree
1 10 (8.33%) HNC
1 10 (8.33%) HND
2 8 (6.67%) CCNP
2 8 (6.67%) CCSE
2 8 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.67%) MCSE
5 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.67%) RHCE
5 2 (1.67%) RHCSA
6 1 (0.83%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.83%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 19 (15.83%) Active Directory
1 19 (15.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 11 (9.17%) vCloud
4 9 (7.50%) Postfix
4 9 (7.50%) qmail
5 7 (5.83%) Docker
6 4 (3.33%) PowerHA
6 4 (3.33%) vSphere
6 4 (3.33%) Xen
6 4 (3.33%) XenServer
7 2 (1.67%) Firmware
8 1 (0.83%) KVM
8 1 (0.83%) NFS
Systems Management
1 36 (30.00%) Puppet
2 28 (23.33%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (20.00%) Ansible
4 15 (12.50%) Nagios
5 9 (7.50%) Salt
6 6 (5.00%) Kibana
6 6 (5.00%) logstash
7 5 (4.17%) Graphite
7 5 (4.17%) Terraform
8 4 (3.33%) Cobbler
8 4 (3.33%) Tivoli
9 3 (2.50%) CFEngine
10 1 (0.83%) Icinga
10 1 (0.83%) Packer
Vendors
1 39 (32.50%) Red Hat
2 31 (25.83%) VMware
3 14 (11.67%) HP
4 11 (9.17%) Cisco
4 11 (9.17%) Microsoft
5 9 (7.50%) Oracle
6 8 (6.67%) CheckPoint
7 4 (3.33%) EnterpriseDB
7 4 (3.33%) Veritas
8 3 (2.50%) Kaspersky
8 3 (2.50%) Sophos
9 1 (0.83%) Citrix
9 1 (0.83%) EMC
9 1 (0.83%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.83%) Zerto
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + Funded Certs, Share options
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: £0.00 - £40000 per annum + Pension & Benefits
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