The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Sheffield during the 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 46 71
Rank change year-on-year -8 +25  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 5 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 1.08% 2.23% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 2.31% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 4
Median salary £45,000 £60,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +118.18%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Sheffield. 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
Sheffield
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 450 476 716
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 97.40% 96.55% 98.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1655 1850 3272
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -1.31%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £24,250 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £56,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Engineer in Sheffield

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 17 Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 28 June 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%) MySQL
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Apache
2 6 (85.71%) SOAP
2 6 (85.71%) XML
2 6 (85.71%) MVC
2 6 (85.71%) LAMP
2 6 (85.71%) TDD
2 6 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 6 (85.71%) REST
2 6 (85.71%) Fintech
2 6 (85.71%) PHP
3 4 (57.14%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Firewall
4 1 (14.29%) VPN
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu

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 7 (100.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) MySQL
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) LAMP
1 6 (85.71%) REST
1 6 (85.71%) SOAP
1 6 (85.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) MVC
1 6 (85.71%) Software Engineering
1 6 (85.71%) TDD
2 1 (14.29%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) PHP