Period
to 20 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Sheffield during the 6 months to 20 September 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 75 72
Rank change year-on-year -2 -3 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 7 10 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 0.80% 1.14% 1.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 1.17% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 21
Sheffield median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% -10.00% +81.82%
10th Percentile £32,400 £36,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £52,000 £50,000 £62,500
South Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -5.56% +63.64%

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 848 857 1,027
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.03% 97.50% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 683 719 850
Sheffield median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £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 20 September 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 20 September 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 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Red Hat
2 5 (71.43%) Ansible
3 4 (57.14%) DevOps
3 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
3 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (42.86%) Degree
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
4 3 (42.86%) Python
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) MySQL
4 3 (42.86%) Puppet
4 3 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (42.86%) Docker
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
5 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle
5 2 (28.57%) Java
5 2 (28.57%) Web Services
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 2 (28.57%) SUSE
5 2 (28.57%) PHP
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (28.57%) Ubuntu
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (28.57%) SaaS
5 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
5 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 1 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) CMS
1 1 (14.29%) Confluence
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (28.57%) SaaS
3 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (14.29%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (14.29%) Google App Engine
3 1 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (14.29%) IaaS
3 1 (14.29%) PaaS
3 1 (14.29%) Serverless
3 1 (14.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
1 1 (14.29%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
2 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 1 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (14.29%) Bitbucket
3 1 (14.29%) GitLab
3 1 (14.29%) GoCD
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA
3 1 (14.29%) SonarQube
3 1 (14.29%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (14.29%) Vagrant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) Java SE
2 1 (14.29%) SAML
2 1 (14.29%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (28.57%) SUSE
3 2 (28.57%) Ubuntu
4 1 (14.29%) CentOS
4 1 (14.29%) Debian
4 1 (14.29%) Fedora
4 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) DevOps
2 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Coaching
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Converged Infrastructure
4 1 (14.29%) ERP
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) OOP
4 1 (14.29%) Open Source
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
4 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Release Management
4 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Python
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) PHP
2 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) AWS Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (14.29%) OCA
2 1 (14.29%) OCAJ
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Docker
2 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Ansible
2 3 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (42.86%) Puppet
3 1 (14.29%) Kubernetes
3 1 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (14.29%) SCCM
3 1 (14.29%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (14.29%) Terraform
3 1 (14.29%) Xymon
3 1 (14.29%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Red Hat
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Atlassian
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) McAfee
3 1 (14.29%) VMware