The median annual salary for a Senior Linux Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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

Senior Linux Engineer
England / North West
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 262 236 243
Rank change year-on-year -26 +7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Engineer 16 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.23% 0.036% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.036% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 16 2 3
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.66% -5.26%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £60,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year -16.66% +23.71%  

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 6604 5498 6171
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.65% 97.72% 96.83%
Number of salaries quoted 5400 4661 5042
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Linux Engineer in the North West

Senior Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Senior Linux Engineer in the North West

Senior Linux Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Linux Engineer in the North West over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Linux Engineer in the North West

Senior 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 Senior Linux Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 June 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 -4 15 £52,500 +16.66%
Cheshire - 1 £47,500 -
Senior Linux Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, Senior 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 Senior Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 23 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (60.87%) Java
3 13 (56.52%) C
3 13 (56.52%) C++
3 13 (56.52%) Software Engineering
4 10 (43.48%) Windows
5 9 (39.13%) Open Source Development
5 9 (39.13%) Git (software)
5 9 (39.13%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (39.13%) Open Source
5 9 (39.13%) NoSQL
5 9 (39.13%) Python
5 9 (39.13%) SQL
5 9 (39.13%) Scrum
5 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (39.13%) TDD
5 9 (39.13%) Kanban
5 9 (39.13%) Subversion
6 8 (34.78%) VMware
7 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (30.43%) Ruby
8 6 (26.09%) Load Testing
8 6 (26.09%) Web Services
8 6 (26.09%) Perl
8 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
8 6 (26.09%) Internet
8 6 (26.09%) Capacity Management
8 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (26.09%) Hyper-V
8 6 (26.09%) Performance Analysis

Senior Linux Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 1 (4.35%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 9 (39.13%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (8.70%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (8.70%) Amazon S3
3 2 (8.70%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) Internet
2 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP
3 4 (17.39%) RS-232
4 2 (8.70%) Firewall
4 2 (8.70%) WAN
5 1 (4.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) NoSQL
2 2 (8.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Git (software)
1 9 (39.13%) Subversion
2 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (17.39%) Electronics
1 4 (17.39%) Games
1 4 (17.39%) Legal
1 4 (17.39%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.70%) Banking
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) Web Services
2 4 (17.39%) HTML
3 1 (4.35%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) User Experience
2 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.35%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (43.48%) Windows
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server
4 3 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (8.70%) CentOS
5 2 (8.70%) Ubuntu
5 2 (8.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Software Engineering
2 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (39.13%) Kanban
2 9 (39.13%) Open Source
2 9 (39.13%) Open Source Development
2 9 (39.13%) Scrum
2 9 (39.13%) TDD
3 6 (26.09%) Capacity Management
3 6 (26.09%) Customer Requirements
3 6 (26.09%) Load Testing
3 6 (26.09%) Mentoring
3 6 (26.09%) Performance Analysis
4 4 (17.39%) API Design
4 4 (17.39%) Embedded Software Development
4 4 (17.39%) Web Application Development
5 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (13.04%) DevOps
6 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
6 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
7 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) Java
2 13 (56.52%) C
2 13 (56.52%) C++
3 9 (39.13%) Python
3 9 (39.13%) SQL
4 7 (30.43%) Ruby
5 6 (26.09%) Perl
6 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
7 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
8 1 (4.35%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) QA
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
2 6 (26.09%) Hyper-V
3 4 (17.39%) Firmware
3 4 (17.39%) vCloud
4 1 (4.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Ansible
1 2 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (8.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) VMware
2 4 (17.39%) Freescale
2 4 (17.39%) Red Hat
3 2 (8.70%) Rackspace