Period
to 25 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £43,750 in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 6 months to 25 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 95 -
Rank change year-on-year +11 - +92
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 6 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.62% 0.77% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.81% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 0
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £43,750 £45,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.78% - -
North East median annual salary £41,250 £45,000 -
% change year-on-year -8.33% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear. 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
Tyne and Wear
Permanent vacancies in Tyne and Wear with a recognized job title 937 1109 953
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.20% 94.87% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 822 930 817
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £39,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £61,125 £57,500 £57,500
North East median annual salary £39,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.30% +2.67% +5.63%

Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Engineer in Tyne and Wear

Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Salary trend for Linux Engineer in Tyne and Wear

Linux Engineer
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 25 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne +10 6 £43,750 -2.78%
Linux Engineer
North East

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 25 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 Tyne and Wear region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) DevOps
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (66.67%) Ruby
3 4 (66.67%) Perl
3 4 (66.67%) PHP
3 4 (66.67%) Python
4 3 (50.00%) nginx
4 3 (50.00%) Terraform
4 3 (50.00%) Kubernetes
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) Docker
4 3 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (50.00%) Puppet
5 2 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
5 2 (33.33%) Node.js
5 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 2 (33.33%) LAMP
5 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 2 (33.33%) Apache
5 2 (33.33%) CSS
5 2 (33.33%) HTML
5 2 (33.33%) Java
5 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 1 (16.67%) C
6 1 (16.67%) C++
6 1 (16.67%) Web Services

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 (50.00%) nginx
2 2 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (16.67%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (16.67%) Datadog
3 1 (16.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) LAMP
1 2 (33.33%) Node.js
2 1 (16.67%) CherryPy
2 1 (16.67%) HTML5
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Case Management
3 1 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (16.67%) Network Design
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Perl
2 4 (66.67%) PHP
2 4 (66.67%) Python
2 4 (66.67%) Ruby
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 1 (16.67%) C
4 1 (16.67%) C++
4 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Kubernetes
1 3 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (50.00%) Puppet
1 3 (50.00%) Terraform
2 1 (16.67%) Ansible
2 1 (16.67%) HAProxy
2 1 (16.67%) Nagios
2 1 (16.67%) Packer
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) Capita
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) New Relic
2 1 (16.67%) Splunk