Period
to 16 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Linux Server Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1147 1131 1235
Rank change year-on-year -16 +104 +42
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Server Engineer 27 65 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.037% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.038% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 21 59 36
UK median annual salary £45,000 £57,500 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.74% +31.43% -12.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £57,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -21.74% +35.29% -10.53%

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 166,635 170,262 199,929
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.08% 96.48% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 135,263 141,781 167,134
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% +1.11%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £79,250 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

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 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux Server Engineer in the UK

Linux Server Engineer
Top 7 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 16 January 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 -30 26 £47,500 -17.39% 4
London -4 14 £61,250 +6.52% 1
UK excluding London 0 13 £45,000 -21.74% 4
South East +2 8 £32,750 -43.04% 1
East of England -9 3 £52,500 +16.67%
South West +17 1 £36,000 -4.00%
Scotland - 1 £45,000 - 1

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, Linux Server 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 featuring Linux Server Engineer in the job title.

1 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (70.37%) Windows
3 17 (62.96%) VMware
4 16 (59.26%) Windows Server
5 15 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (44.44%) Finance
6 12 (44.44%) Red Hat
7 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
7 11 (40.74%) Ansible
8 10 (37.04%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (37.04%) Bash Shell
8 10 (37.04%) Python
8 10 (37.04%) Perl
9 9 (33.33%) Active Directory
9 9 (33.33%) vSphere
10 8 (29.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (29.63%) DevOps
11 7 (25.93%) Puppet
11 7 (25.93%) SAN
12 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
12 6 (22.22%) IIS
12 6 (22.22%) Ruby
12 6 (22.22%) PowerShell
12 6 (22.22%) SaltStack
12 6 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
12 6 (22.22%) Software Delivery
13 5 (18.52%) Ubuntu
13 5 (18.52%) Nagios
14 4 (14.81%) MySQL
14 4 (14.81%) NetApp

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 6 (22.22%) IIS
2 3 (11.11%) JBoss
3 1 (3.70%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (11.11%) Office 365
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) SAN
2 4 (14.81%) FTP
2 4 (14.81%) VPN
3 2 (7.41%) NAS
3 2 (7.41%) Network Security
3 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.41%) VoIP
4 1 (3.70%) DHCP
4 1 (3.70%) DNS
4 1 (3.70%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (3.70%) Firewall
4 1 (3.70%) iSCSI
4 1 (3.70%) LAN
4 1 (3.70%) WAN
4 1 (3.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.81%) MySQL
General
1 12 (44.44%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Financial Institution
2 2 (7.41%) French Language
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (70.37%) Windows
3 16 (59.26%) Windows Server
4 8 (29.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (18.52%) Ubuntu
6 4 (14.81%) CentOS
7 3 (11.11%) Debian
8 2 (7.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) DevOps
2 6 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
2 6 (22.22%) Software Delivery
3 3 (11.11%) ITIL
3 3 (11.11%) Patch Management
3 3 (11.11%) Virtual Environments
4 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
4 2 (7.41%) CRM
4 2 (7.41%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (7.41%) Data Integration
4 2 (7.41%) Information Security
4 2 (7.41%) Load Balancing
4 2 (7.41%) Network Design
4 2 (7.41%) Server Monitoring
4 2 (7.41%) Software Distribution
5 1 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.70%) Change Control
5 1 (3.70%) Migration
5 1 (3.70%) Presales
5 1 (3.70%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) Bash Shell
1 10 (37.04%) Perl
1 10 (37.04%) Python
2 6 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 6 (22.22%) Ruby
3 3 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) RHCE
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 15 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 9 (33.33%) vSphere
3 4 (14.81%) NFS
3 4 (14.81%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (3.70%) GPFS
4 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.70%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.70%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 11 (40.74%) Ansible
2 10 (37.04%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (25.93%) Puppet
4 5 (18.52%) Nagios
5 4 (14.81%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (7.41%) Terraform
7 1 (3.70%) cPanel
7 1 (3.70%) Opsview
7 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (3.70%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 17 (62.96%) VMware
2 12 (44.44%) Red Hat
3 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
4 6 (22.22%) SaltStack
5 4 (14.81%) 3PAR
5 4 (14.81%) Brocade
5 4 (14.81%) F5
5 4 (14.81%) NetApp
6 2 (7.41%) Cisco
6 2 (7.41%) Hitachi
6 2 (7.41%) Oracle
7 1 (3.70%) Citrix
7 1 (3.70%) IBM
7 1 (3.70%) Juniper
7 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.70%) Sun
7 1 (3.70%) Twitter