Period
to 19 April 2018

The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Sheffield during the 6 months to 19 April 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 86 78
Rank change year-on-year +4 -8 +45
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 8 5 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 0.84% 0.52% 2.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.53% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 26
Sheffield median annual salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +12.50% +35.59%
10th Percentile £25,875 £34,600 £30,000
90th Percentile £54,125 £45,000 £70,000
South Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25% +10.34%

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 933 939 1,138
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.00% 98.02% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 809 803 969
Sheffield median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £24,750 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
South Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +5.63%

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 April 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 19 April 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 6 (75.00%) Puppet
2 6 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (62.50%) DevOps
4 4 (50.00%) Unix
4 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (37.50%) Hadoop
5 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (37.50%) Ruby
5 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
5 3 (37.50%) Java
5 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 3 (37.50%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (37.50%) Docker
5 3 (37.50%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (25.00%) Ansible
6 2 (25.00%) High Availability
6 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
6 2 (25.00%) Decision-Making
6 2 (25.00%) Terraform
6 2 (25.00%) Perl
6 2 (25.00%) Service Management
6 2 (25.00%) ITIL
6 2 (25.00%) Groovy
7 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
7 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (12.50%) Data Management
7 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
7 1 (12.50%) SUSE

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) LDAP
1 1 (12.50%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Unix
3 1 (12.50%) Debian
3 1 (12.50%) Fedora
3 1 (12.50%) SUSE
3 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) DevOps
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (37.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Decision-Making
3 2 (25.00%) High Availability
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
1 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
1 3 (37.50%) Ruby
2 2 (25.00%) Groovy
2 2 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Docker
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (75.00%) Puppet
2 2 (25.00%) Ansible
2 2 (25.00%) Terraform
3 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
3 1 (12.50%) Opsview
3 1 (12.50%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) NetApp
2 1 (12.50%) SaltStack