Period
to 14 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Sheffield during the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

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

Linux Engineer
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 75 72
Rank change year-on-year +1 -3 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 8 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 0.97% 0.95% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 0.97% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 13
Sheffield median annual salary £60,000 £43,750 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.14% +28.68% +13.33%
10th Percentile £41,000 £33,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £50,750 £53,750
South Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +50.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield. 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
Sheffield
Permanent vacancies in Sheffield with a recognized job title 795 823 975
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.48% 97.51% 97.31%
Number of salaries quoted 604 720 816
Sheffield median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,975 £21,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £60,000 £60,000
South Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Engineer in Sheffield

Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Salary trend for Linux Engineer in Sheffield

Linux Engineer
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Engineer in Sheffield over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux Engineer in Sheffield

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, 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 Sheffield region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) Python
2 7 (87.50%) Ansible
3 6 (75.00%) Unix
3 6 (75.00%) Puppet
4 5 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (62.50%) SaaS
4 5 (62.50%) Perl
4 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
5 4 (50.00%) IaaS
5 4 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (50.00%) Docker
5 4 (50.00%) DevOps
5 4 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
5 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (50.00%) PaaS
5 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
5 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (50.00%) Atlassian
6 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (37.50%) TeamCity
6 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
6 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (37.50%) JIRA
6 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
6 3 (37.50%) CFEngine
6 3 (37.50%) Confluence
6 3 (37.50%) Google
6 3 (37.50%) MySQL

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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%) Confluence
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) CMS
2 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (62.50%) SaaS
2 4 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (50.00%) IaaS
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (50.00%) PaaS
3 1 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (12.50%) Google App Engine
3 1 (12.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
1 1 (12.50%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
2 3 (37.50%) CircleCI
2 3 (37.50%) Codeship
2 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (37.50%) JIRA
2 3 (37.50%) TeamCity
3 1 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (12.50%) Bitbucket
3 1 (12.50%) GoCD
3 1 (12.50%) Sonatype Nexus
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Java SE
1 1 (12.50%) SAML
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
1 1 (12.50%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Public Cloud
2 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
3 1 (12.50%) e-Learning
3 1 (12.50%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) Unix
3 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (25.00%) SUSE
3 2 (25.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 1 (12.50%) CentOS
4 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
4 1 (12.50%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (50.00%) DevOps
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
3 2 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (12.50%) Coaching
4 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Data Science
4 1 (12.50%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Release Management
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Python
2 5 (62.50%) Perl
3 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) PHP
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (12.50%) OCA
2 1 (12.50%) OCAJ
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO 9001
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (87.50%) Ansible
2 6 (75.00%) Puppet
3 4 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (37.50%) CFEngine
4 3 (37.50%) Kubernetes
5 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (25.00%) yum
6 1 (12.50%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (12.50%) Xymon
6 1 (12.50%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Atlassian
1 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (37.50%) Google
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Peoplefluent