Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Sheffield during the 6 months to 19 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
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 73 89
Rank change year-on-year +3 +16 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 7 15 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 0.87% 1.47% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 1.52% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 7 15 16
Sheffield median annual salary £45,000 £32,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.46% +18.18% -31.25%
10th Percentile £33,000 £24,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £51,000 £59,000 £51,250
South Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +63.64% -38.89%

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 787 986 1268
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.40% 96.95% 97.84%
Number of salaries quoted 675 819 1126
Sheffield median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £56,250
South Yorkshire median annual salary £37,750 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +0.67% - +7.14%

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 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Engineer in Sheffield

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

For the 6 months to 19 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 Sheffield region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Apache
2 6 (85.71%) PHP
3 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 5 (71.43%) Python
3 5 (71.43%) LAMP
3 5 (71.43%) Ruby
3 5 (71.43%) Puppet
3 5 (71.43%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (71.43%) DevOps
3 5 (71.43%) Terraform
4 4 (57.14%) Kubernetes
4 4 (57.14%) Docker
4 4 (57.14%) nginx
4 4 (57.14%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
4 4 (57.14%) Perl
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) MySQL
6 1 (14.29%) SOAP
6 1 (14.29%) XML
6 1 (14.29%) VPN
6 1 (14.29%) Java
6 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 1 (14.29%) Firewall
6 1 (14.29%) MVC
6 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
6 1 (14.29%) TDD
6 1 (14.29%) Data Management

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 6 (85.71%) Apache
2 4 (57.14%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (57.14%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) LAMP
2 1 (14.29%) Node.js
2 1 (14.29%) REST
2 1 (14.29%) SOAP
2 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Data Management
2 1 (14.29%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) PHP
2 5 (71.43%) Python
2 5 (71.43%) Ruby
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) Perl
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (71.43%) Puppet
1 5 (71.43%) Terraform
2 4 (57.14%) Kubernetes
3 1 (14.29%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
2 1 (14.29%) SaltStack