Linux Engineer Jobs in the UK excluding London

Linux Engineer
UK > UK excluding London

The median Linux Engineer salary in the UK excluding London is £55,000 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 20 May 2024.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
20 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 530 536 629
Rank change year-on-year +6 +93 -236
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 237 216 230
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.33% 0.37% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.41% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 197 153 166
10th Percentile £37,101 £41,250 £35,675
25th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +7.53%
75th Percentile £67,500 £61,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £71,250
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +4.76%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK excluding London

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London. 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.

Permanent vacancies in the UK excluding London with a recognized job title 67,966 52,773 69,497
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.88% 89.23% 95.72%
Number of salaries quoted 47,979 30,132 42,817
10th Percentile £26,750 £29,750 £28,500
25th Percentile £35,000 £38,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £53,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.66% +6.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £63,750 £68,750 £66,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +9.09%

Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings that featured Linux Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Linux Engineer in the UK excluding London

Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Linux Engineer in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Linux Engineer in the UK excluding London

Linux Engineer
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Linux Engineer in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 20 May 2024.

Salary histogram for Linux Engineer in the UK excluding London

Linux Engineer
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 20 May 2024. 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
Jobs
South West +6 61 £52,500 -5.83% 10
South East +11 50 £57,500 +15.00% 16
East of England +3 40 £61,250 +6.52% 7
Midlands +1 36 £57,500 -16.06% 7
North of England +10 32 £45,000 +5.88% 5
East Midlands 0 21 £55,000 -21.43% 7
Yorkshire +45 15 £45,000 +5.88% 1
West Midlands +3 15 £65,000 -2.62%
Scotland -58 11 £50,000 -9.09% 3
North East - 10 £60,000 -
Wales - 9 £41,067 - 1
North West 0 7 £55,000 +10.55% 4
Linux Engineer
UK

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London

For the 6 months to 20 May 2024, Linux Engineer job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the UK excluding London region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 237 (100.00%) Linux
2 68 (28.69%) Ansible
3 59 (24.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 57 (24.05%) Problem-Solving
5 49 (20.68%) Security Cleared
6 48 (20.25%) Software Engineering
6 48 (20.25%) AWS
6 48 (20.25%) C
7 46 (19.41%) Red Hat
8 43 (18.14%) Bash
9 39 (16.46%) Ubuntu
9 39 (16.46%) Social Skills
10 36 (15.19%) CentOS
10 36 (15.19%) Python
11 34 (14.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 34 (14.35%) Embedded Linux
11 34 (14.35%) DevOps
12 32 (13.50%) Agile
13 31 (13.08%) Git
13 31 (13.08%) Docker
13 31 (13.08%) Analytical Skills
14 30 (12.66%) SC Cleared
15 29 (12.24%) C++
16 28 (11.81%) Azure
17 27 (11.39%) Kubernetes
18 26 (10.97%) IoT
19 23 (9.70%) Containerisation
20 22 (9.28%) Puppet
20 22 (9.28%) Computer Science
21 20 (8.44%) DV Cleared

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (2.95%) OpenStack
2 6 (2.53%) Confluence
3 4 (1.69%) Jupyter
3 4 (1.69%) nginx
4 3 (1.27%) Apache
5 1 (0.42%) JBoss
5 1 (0.42%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.42%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (0.84%) Abaqus
2 1 (0.42%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 48 (20.25%) AWS
2 28 (11.81%) Azure
3 12 (5.06%) Microsoft 365
3 12 (5.06%) SaaS
4 9 (3.80%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (3.80%) OpenShift
5 7 (2.95%) Slack
6 4 (1.69%) Amazon S3
6 4 (1.69%) Azure Pipelines
6 4 (1.69%) GCP
7 2 (0.84%) Serverless
8 1 (0.42%) Azure DevOps
Communications & Networking
1 20 (8.44%) Firewall
2 13 (5.49%) LAN
3 10 (4.22%) Internet
4 8 (3.38%) SAN
5 7 (2.95%) WAN
5 7 (2.95%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (2.53%) TCP/IP
6 6 (2.53%) Wireless
7 3 (1.27%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.84%) DHCP
8 2 (0.84%) DNS
8 2 (0.84%) InfiniBand
8 2 (0.84%) VSAN
9 1 (0.42%) 2G
9 1 (0.42%) 4G
9 1 (0.42%) 5G
9 1 (0.42%) MQTT
9 1 (0.42%) RS-485
9 1 (0.42%) SSL
9 1 (0.42%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.75%) MySQL
2 8 (3.38%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (2.95%) MariaDB
4 5 (2.11%) InfluxDB
5 3 (1.27%) Big Data
5 3 (1.27%) SQL Server
6 2 (0.84%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 31 (13.08%) Git
2 17 (7.17%) JIRA
3 12 (5.06%) Jenkins
4 6 (2.53%) ClearCase
4 6 (2.53%) ClearQuest
5 2 (0.84%) Bitbucket
5 2 (0.84%) Maven
6 1 (0.42%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.42%) GDB
6 1 (0.42%) Redmine
6 1 (0.42%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.42%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.42%) Subversion
General
1 39 (16.46%) Social Skills
2 31 (13.08%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.64%) Finance
4 9 (3.80%) Aerospace
5 7 (2.95%) Automotive
6 6 (2.53%) Documentation Skills
7 5 (2.11%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.69%) Banking
8 4 (1.69%) Electronics
8 4 (1.69%) Military
9 3 (1.27%) Advertising
10 2 (0.84%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 2 (0.84%) Presentation Skills
10 2 (0.84%) Public Sector
10 2 (0.84%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.42%) Law
11 1 (0.42%) Local Government
11 1 (0.42%) Organisational Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.17%) Yocto
2 11 (4.64%) Middleware
3 8 (3.38%) JSON
4 7 (2.95%) JSON Schema
4 7 (2.95%) KML
4 7 (2.95%) Regular Expression
4 7 (2.95%) XML
5 4 (1.69%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (1.27%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 3 (1.27%) Kafka
6 3 (1.27%) React
6 3 (1.27%) REST
6 3 (1.27%) YAML
7 2 (0.84%) LAMP
7 2 (0.84%) LAPP Stack
7 2 (0.84%) LDAP
7 2 (0.84%) LEMP Stack
7 2 (0.84%) OpenMP
7 2 (0.84%) XML Schema
8 1 (0.42%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.97%) IoT
2 14 (5.91%) Management Information System
3 11 (4.64%) Linux Command Line
4 9 (3.80%) Data Centre
5 7 (2.95%) CMDB
5 7 (2.95%) Device Driver
6 5 (2.11%) PKI
7 4 (1.69%) Distributed Computing
7 4 (1.69%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (1.69%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.27%) FPGA
8 3 (1.27%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (0.84%) Beowulf
10 1 (0.42%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.42%) EMC VNX
10 1 (0.42%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.42%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.42%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 237 (100.00%) Linux
2 39 (16.46%) Ubuntu
3 36 (15.19%) CentOS
4 34 (14.35%) Embedded Linux
4 34 (14.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (8.44%) Unix
5 20 (8.44%) Windows
6 15 (6.33%) Debian
7 9 (3.80%) CoreOS
8 7 (2.95%) Solaris
9 6 (2.53%) SUSE
9 6 (2.53%) Windows Server 2016
9 6 (2.53%) Windows Server 2019
10 5 (2.11%) Windows 10
10 5 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (1.69%) Windows Server
12 2 (0.84%) Rocky
12 2 (0.84%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.42%) Fedora
13 1 (0.42%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (24.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 57 (24.05%) Problem-Solving
3 48 (20.25%) Software Engineering
4 34 (14.35%) DevOps
5 32 (13.50%) Agile
6 23 (9.70%) Containerisation
7 22 (9.28%) Computer Science
8 20 (8.44%) Configuration Management
9 17 (7.17%) CI/CD
9 17 (7.17%) ITIL
9 17 (7.17%) Time Management
10 14 (5.91%) Customer Service
11 13 (5.49%) Embedded Software Development
11 13 (5.49%) Mathematics
11 13 (5.49%) Scrum
12 12 (5.06%) Infrastructure as Code
13 11 (4.64%) Change Management
13 11 (4.64%) Migration
13 11 (4.64%) Open Source
14 10 (4.22%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 48 (20.25%) C
2 43 (18.14%) Bash
3 36 (15.19%) Python
4 29 (12.24%) C++
5 14 (5.91%) Shell Script
6 12 (5.06%) Java
7 11 (4.64%) PowerShell
8 10 (4.22%) Ada
8 10 (4.22%) JavaScript
9 7 (2.95%) Perl
10 3 (1.27%) Embedded C
10 3 (1.27%) Embedded C++
10 3 (1.27%) PHP
11 2 (0.84%) C#
11 2 (0.84%) Ruby
12 1 (0.42%) AWK
12 1 (0.42%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 49 (20.68%) Security Cleared
2 30 (12.66%) SC Cleared
3 20 (8.44%) DV Cleared
4 14 (5.91%) Degree
5 13 (5.49%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (4.22%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.91%) QA
2 8 (3.38%) PMO
3 7 (2.95%) Cyber Essentials
4 6 (2.53%) SLA
5 5 (2.11%) NCSC
System Software
1 31 (13.08%) Docker
2 17 (7.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (6.33%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (2.53%) Active Directory
4 6 (2.53%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.53%) Slurm Workload Manager
5 5 (2.11%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 5 (2.11%) KVM
6 4 (1.69%) NFS
7 3 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.84%) GPFS
8 2 (0.84%) Lustre
8 2 (0.84%) QEMU
8 2 (0.84%) vSphere
8 2 (0.84%) Xen
9 1 (0.42%) Embedded Firmware
9 1 (0.42%) Firmware
9 1 (0.42%) iptables
9 1 (0.42%) Samba
9 1 (0.42%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 68 (28.69%) Ansible
2 27 (11.39%) Kubernetes
3 22 (9.28%) Puppet
4 18 (7.59%) Terraform
5 10 (4.22%) Docker Swarm
6 8 (3.38%) Progress Chef
7 6 (2.53%) Microsoft Intune
8 5 (2.11%) Nagios
8 5 (2.11%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 4 (1.69%) Grafana
10 2 (0.84%) Red Hat Satellite
10 2 (0.84%) vCenter Server
11 1 (0.42%) EMC NetWorker
11 1 (0.42%) Rancher
11 1 (0.42%) SCOM
11 1 (0.42%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 1 (0.42%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 46 (19.41%) Red Hat
2 19 (8.02%) VMware
3 17 (7.17%) Cisco
4 16 (6.75%) Microsoft
5 9 (3.80%) IBM
6 6 (2.53%) Atlassian
6 6 (2.53%) Juniper
6 6 (2.53%) Meraki
6 6 (2.53%) Ubiquiti
7 5 (2.11%) Fortinet
8 4 (1.69%) ServiceNow
9 3 (1.27%) EMC
9 3 (1.27%) Google
9 3 (1.27%) Oracle
10 2 (0.84%) Intel
10 2 (0.84%) Mellanox
10 2 (0.84%) NetApp
11 1 (0.42%) HP
11 1 (0.42%) SolarWinds
11 1 (0.42%) Veeam