Period
to 25 April 2019

The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 6 months to 25 April 2019.

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 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 91 110 87
Rank change year-on-year +19 -23 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 7 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.69% 0.41% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.42% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 7
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +33.33% -
10th Percentile £44,000 £35,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,312 £51,500 £32,500
North East median annual salary £52,500 £40,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +31.25% +33.33% -

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 977 1,428 909
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.54% 97.81% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 726 1,222 805
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +18.57% -
10th Percentile £23,641 £22,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £64,056 £49,600
North East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -2.78%

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
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Engineer in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 25 April 2019.

Salary histogram 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 April 2019. 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 +17 7 £50,000 +16.28%
Linux Engineer
North East

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

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, 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 Tyne and Wear region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Red Hat
2 6 (85.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (71.43%) Puppet
4 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
4 4 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (57.14%) Ruby
4 4 (57.14%) Python
4 4 (57.14%) Perl
4 4 (57.14%) Mentoring
4 4 (57.14%) Coaching
4 4 (57.14%) DevOps
5 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
5 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
5 3 (42.86%) HP
5 3 (42.86%) Service Management
5 3 (42.86%) Finance
5 3 (42.86%) VMware
5 3 (42.86%) Analytics
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (28.57%) Windows
6 2 (28.57%) Change Management
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (28.57%) Server Management
6 2 (28.57%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 2 (28.57%) Problem-Solving

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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (14.29%) Datadog
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) GitLab
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (14.29%) Private Cloud
3 1 (14.29%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Coaching
1 4 (57.14%) DevOps
1 4 (57.14%) Mentoring
2 3 (42.86%) Analytics
2 3 (42.86%) Service Management
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (28.57%) Server Management
4 1 (14.29%) BDD
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) High Availability
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) Open Source
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Leadership
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
1 4 (57.14%) Perl
1 4 (57.14%) Python
1 4 (57.14%) Ruby
2 1 (14.29%) C
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Docker
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Puppet
2 4 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (14.29%) Ansible
3 1 (14.29%) Kubernetes
3 1 (14.29%) Nagios
3 1 (14.29%) Packer
3 1 (14.29%) Terraform
3 1 (14.29%) vMotion
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Red Hat
2 3 (42.86%) HP
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Google
3 1 (14.29%) New Relic
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Splunk