Period
to 14 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 93 91
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 8 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.70% 0.56% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.58% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 7
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £62,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +56.25% -11.11% -
10th Percentile £46,900 £35,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,312 £46,950 £59,250
North East median annual salary £54,741 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +45.98% -16.67% -

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 1,065 1,038 1,049
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.34% 97.46% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 864 907 869
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £42,396 £39,513 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.30% +3.98% +1.33%
10th Percentile £24,375 £22,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
North East median annual salary £40,000 £39,513 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.23% +5.37% -

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 14 December 2018.

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 14 December 2018. 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 -3 8 £62,500 +47.06%
Linux Engineer
North East

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

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 Tyne and Wear region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
3 5 (62.50%) Puppet
3 5 (62.50%) Mentoring
4 4 (50.00%) Coaching
4 4 (50.00%) DevOps
4 4 (50.00%) MongoDB
4 4 (50.00%) NoSQL
4 4 (50.00%) Analytics
4 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (50.00%) SSL
4 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (50.00%) HP
4 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (50.00%) VMware
4 4 (50.00%) Service Management
4 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (37.50%) DNS
5 3 (37.50%) Internet
5 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
5 3 (37.50%) Benchmarking
5 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
5 3 (37.50%) Java
5 3 (37.50%) SaaS
5 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
5 3 (37.50%) Apache Solr
5 3 (37.50%) Load Testing

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 (37.50%) Apache Solr
1 3 (37.50%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (12.50%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (37.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) SSL
2 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 3 (37.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 4 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (37.50%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (12.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) GitLab
General
1 1 (12.50%) Automotive
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) CherryPy
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) HTML5
1 1 (12.50%) Node.js
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Mentoring
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Analytics
2 4 (50.00%) Coaching
2 4 (50.00%) DevOps
2 4 (50.00%) Service Management
3 3 (37.50%) Benchmarking
3 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
3 3 (37.50%) Data Architecture
3 3 (37.50%) Deployment Automation
3 3 (37.50%) Load Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 2 (25.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (25.00%) Server Management
5 1 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
2 3 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) AWS Certification
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) Puppet
2 3 (37.50%) Cobbler
2 3 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (25.00%) vMotion
4 1 (12.50%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) HP
1 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (50.00%) VMware