Period
to 22 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Linux Server Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

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

Linux Server Engineer
UK
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1154 1159 1185
Rank change year-on-year +5 +26 +70
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Server Engineer 7 44 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.025% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.026% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 7 33 67
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.94% -12.17% +27.78%
10th Percentile £43,028 £35,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,000 £71,250 £66,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,028 £44,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -2.21% -23.48% +27.78%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 158,054 167,354 183,138
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.91% 95.94% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 127,348 133,989 153,460
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Linux Server Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Server Engineer in the UK

Linux Server Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Linux Server Engineer in the UK

Linux Server Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Server Engineer over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux Server Engineer in the UK

Linux Server Engineer
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Server Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 22 October 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
England +22 7 £47,500 -5.94% 5
London +25 5 £50,000 -13.04% 3
UK excluding London +1 2 £43,028 -2.21% 2
North of England - 2 £43,028 - 2
North East - 1 £43,028 - 1
North West - 1 £43,028 - 1

Linux Server Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, Linux Server 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 featuring Linux Server Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Apache
2 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 5 (71.43%) Perl
2 5 (71.43%) Python
3 4 (57.14%) Web Services
3 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (57.14%) Puppet
3 4 (57.14%) Analytics
3 4 (57.14%) Mentoring
3 4 (57.14%) Coaching
4 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
4 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
4 3 (42.86%) DevOps
4 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
5 2 (28.57%) Unix
5 2 (28.57%) Windows
5 2 (28.57%) C
5 2 (28.57%) PHP
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) LDAP
5 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
5 2 (28.57%) SMTP
5 2 (28.57%) HTTP
5 2 (28.57%) SNMP
5 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 2 (28.57%) DNS
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) Service Management

Linux Server Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 5 (71.43%) Apache
2 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
3 2 (28.57%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (28.57%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) HTTP
1 2 (28.57%) Internet
1 2 (28.57%) SMTP
1 2 (28.57%) SNMP
1 2 (28.57%) SSH
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 2 (28.57%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) GitLab
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
1 2 (28.57%) Selenium
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Web Services
2 2 (28.57%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (28.57%) LDAP
3 1 (14.29%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
1 2 (28.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Debian
3 2 (28.57%) Unix
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) Analytics
2 4 (57.14%) Coaching
2 4 (57.14%) Mentoring
3 3 (42.86%) DevOps
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) API Development
4 2 (28.57%) Change Management
4 2 (28.57%) Collaborative Working
4 2 (28.57%) Computer Security
4 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 2 (28.57%) DDoS Mitigation
4 2 (28.57%) Due Diligence
4 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) Security Hardening
4 2 (28.57%) Security Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Service Management
4 2 (28.57%) Task Automation
4 2 (28.57%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Perl
1 5 (71.43%) Python
2 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
2 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
3 2 (28.57%) C
3 2 (28.57%) PHP
3 2 (28.57%) Ruby
3 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) Bourne shell
4 1 (14.29%) Korn
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CISSP
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (28.57%) CSSLP
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
1 2 (28.57%) GWAPT
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Docker
2 2 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Puppet
2 2 (28.57%) SELinux
2 2 (28.57%) vMotion
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Google
1 2 (28.57%) HP
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
1 2 (28.57%) VMware