The median annual salary for a Linux Server Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Server Engineer
UK
Rank 843 929 953
Rank change year-on-year +86 +24  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Server Engineer 17 27 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.026% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.027% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 9 23 12
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% -6.97%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,200 £40,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £53,750 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -6.52% +9.52%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 80799 99610 102835
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.25% 96.36% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 67025 83372 83971
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Linux Server Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Linux Server Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +95 14 £44,750 -10.50% 2
South East +64 10 £42,000 -26.95%
Surrey - 9 £39,500 -
London +66 4 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Hampshire - 1 £47,500 -
Basingstoke - 1 £47,500 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £47,500 -

Linux Server Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, 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 48 (100.00%) Linux
2 28 (58.33%) Red Hat
3 27 (56.25%) Windows
4 26 (54.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (41.67%) Bash Shell
6 19 (39.58%) Windows Server
7 16 (33.33%) SaaS
8 15 (31.25%) SAN
8 15 (31.25%) MySQL
8 15 (31.25%) PowerShell
9 14 (29.17%) SQL Server
10 12 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
10 12 (25.00%) Middleware
10 12 (25.00%) Python
10 12 (25.00%) Microsoft
11 11 (22.92%) TCP/IP
11 11 (22.92%) Apache
11 11 (22.92%) Perl
12 10 (20.83%) Oracle
12 10 (20.83%) Tomcat
12 10 (20.83%) LAMP
12 10 (20.83%) Puppet
13 9 (18.75%) Enterprise Software
13 9 (18.75%) Data Centre
13 9 (18.75%) VMware
13 9 (18.75%) LDAP
13 9 (18.75%) Web Services
14 8 (16.67%) JBoss
14 8 (16.67%) WebLogic
14 8 (16.67%) HTTP

Linux Server Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 11 (22.92%) Apache
2 10 (20.83%) Tomcat
3 8 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (16.67%) JBoss
3 8 (16.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 8 (16.67%) WebLogic
3 8 (16.67%) WebSphere
4 4 (8.33%) IIS
5 3 (6.25%) Confluence
6 2 (4.17%) nginx
7 1 (2.08%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 16 (33.33%) SaaS
2 12 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (8.33%) Office 365
5 3 (6.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (2.08%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (2.08%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (2.08%) Heroku
6 1 (2.08%) IaaS
6 1 (2.08%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (31.25%) SAN
2 11 (22.92%) TCP/IP
3 9 (18.75%) LDAP
4 8 (16.67%) Firewall
4 8 (16.67%) HTTP
4 8 (16.67%) NAS
5 5 (10.42%) Internet
6 4 (8.33%) DNS
7 3 (6.25%) DHCP
7 3 (6.25%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (31.25%) MySQL
2 14 (29.17%) SQL Server
3 8 (16.67%) RDBMS
3 8 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.08%) Big Data
5 1 (2.08%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Jenkins
1 3 (6.25%) JIRA
2 2 (4.17%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.08%) Subversion
3 1 (2.08%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Retail
3 2 (4.17%) Marketing
4 1 (2.08%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.08%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (25.00%) Middleware
2 10 (20.83%) LAMP
3 9 (18.75%) Web Services
4 1 (2.08%) .NET
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle ADF
4 1 (2.08%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Data Centre
1 9 (18.75%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (10.42%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.08%) Derivative
3 1 (2.08%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.08%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.08%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.08%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 48 (100.00%) Linux
2 27 (56.25%) Windows
3 26 (54.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (39.58%) Windows Server
5 4 (8.33%) CentOS
5 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.08%) Debian
6 1 (2.08%) SUSE
6 1 (2.08%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.67%) Web Operations
2 7 (14.58%) Configuration Management
3 6 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (8.33%) ITIL
4 4 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 3 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (6.25%) Performance Optimisation
5 3 (6.25%) Regulatory Compliance
5 3 (6.25%) Server Virtualisation
5 3 (6.25%) Service Management
5 3 (6.25%) Web Filtering
6 2 (4.17%) Capacity Management
6 2 (4.17%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (4.17%) Data Management
6 2 (4.17%) DevOps
6 2 (4.17%) Online Marketing
6 2 (4.17%) Problem Management
6 2 (4.17%) Release Management
6 2 (4.17%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 20 (41.67%) Bash Shell
2 15 (31.25%) PowerShell
3 12 (25.00%) Python
4 11 (22.92%) Perl
5 7 (14.58%) C
6 5 (10.42%) Shell Script
7 4 (8.33%) Java
7 4 (8.33%) Ruby
7 4 (8.33%) SQL
8 1 (2.08%) PHP
8 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.50%) QA
2 3 (6.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (14.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (12.50%) Active Directory
4 3 (6.25%) Xen
5 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.17%) vSphere
6 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (2.08%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (20.83%) Puppet
2 8 (16.67%) OpenAM
3 7 (14.58%) SCCM
3 7 (14.58%) SCOM
3 7 (14.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (10.42%) Ansible
5 3 (6.25%) Cobbler
6 2 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 28 (58.33%) Red Hat
2 12 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (20.83%) Oracle
4 9 (18.75%) VMware
5 8 (16.67%) Sun
6 3 (6.25%) HP
7 2 (4.17%) SaltStack
8 1 (2.08%) Cisco
8 1 (2.08%) EMC
8 1 (2.08%) Google
8 1 (2.08%) Sitecore
8 1 (2.08%) SolarWinds
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