Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Linux Server Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1149 1151 1262
Rank change year-on-year +2 +111 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Server Engineer 40 68 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.022% 0.036% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.038% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 33 66 44
UK median annual salary £45,000 £57,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.74% +27.78% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £27,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £66,875 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £57,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -26.09% +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 172189 180467 210956
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.78% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138171 151048 175187
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

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 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Server Engineer in the UK

Linux Server Engineer
Top 8 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 20 November 2017. 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 +20 40 £45,000 -21.74%
UK excluding London +15 22 £42,500 -26.09%
London -13 18 £57,500 -
South East +24 9 £45,000 -21.74%
East Midlands - 7 £35,000 -
Midlands - 7 £35,000 -
South West +12 3 £44,000 +17.33%
East of England -4 3 £52,500 +16.67%

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 40 (100.00%) Linux
2 29 (72.50%) Windows
3 26 (65.00%) VMware
4 24 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (60.00%) Windows Server
5 20 (50.00%) Finance
6 19 (47.50%) Microsoft
6 19 (47.50%) Active Directory
7 18 (45.00%) Bash Shell
8 16 (40.00%) SQL Server
8 16 (40.00%) IIS
8 16 (40.00%) Red Hat
9 15 (37.50%) Python
10 13 (32.50%) NetApp
11 12 (30.00%) Ansible
12 11 (27.50%) Opscode Chef
12 11 (27.50%) Perl
12 11 (27.50%) IBM
12 11 (27.50%) F5
12 11 (27.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (25.00%) Hyper-V
13 10 (25.00%) XenApp
13 10 (25.00%) vSphere
13 10 (25.00%) PowerShell
13 10 (25.00%) DNS
13 10 (25.00%) MS Exchange
13 10 (25.00%) Oracle
13 10 (25.00%) Citrix
13 10 (25.00%) Symantec
13 10 (25.00%) Clustering

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 16 (40.00%) IIS
2 10 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 8 (20.00%) OpenStack
4 5 (12.50%) Apache
5 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (7.50%) JBoss
5 3 (7.50%) Tomcat
5 3 (7.50%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.50%) SaaS
2 3 (7.50%) Office 365
3 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.00%) DNS
2 7 (17.50%) MPLS
2 7 (17.50%) NetScaler
2 7 (17.50%) SAN
2 7 (17.50%) VPN
3 5 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 4 (10.00%) FTP
4 4 (10.00%) iSCSI
5 3 (7.50%) DHCP
5 3 (7.50%) Firewall
5 3 (7.50%) NAS
5 3 (7.50%) VLAN
6 2 (5.00%) VoIP
7 1 (2.50%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (2.50%) LAN
7 1 (2.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.00%) MySQL
3 2 (5.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.00%) Redis
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 20 (50.00%) Finance
2 8 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Financial Institution
3 2 (5.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Clustering
2 8 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.50%) Replication
4 1 (2.50%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 40 (100.00%) Linux
2 29 (72.50%) Windows
3 24 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 11 (27.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (12.50%) Ubuntu
6 4 (10.00%) CentOS
6 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (5.00%) Debian
7 2 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.00%) DevOps
2 7 (17.50%) Continuous Delivery
2 7 (17.50%) Load Balancing
2 7 (17.50%) Software Delivery
3 5 (12.50%) Runbook
4 4 (10.00%) ITIL
5 3 (7.50%) Virtual Environments
6 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.00%) Data Integration
6 2 (5.00%) Facilities Management
6 2 (5.00%) Information Security
6 2 (5.00%) Network Design
6 2 (5.00%) Operations Management
6 2 (5.00%) Server Monitoring
6 2 (5.00%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (5.00%) Service Management
7 1 (2.50%) Collaborative Working
7 1 (2.50%) Patch Management
7 1 (2.50%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 18 (45.00%) Bash Shell
2 15 (37.50%) Python
3 11 (27.50%) Perl
4 10 (25.00%) PowerShell
5 7 (17.50%) Ruby
6 6 (15.00%) C
7 5 (12.50%) SQL
8 3 (7.50%) AWK
8 3 (7.50%) Java
8 3 (7.50%) sed
9 2 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) RHCE
2 1 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 24 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (47.50%) Active Directory
3 10 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 10 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
3 10 (25.00%) vSphere
3 10 (25.00%) XenApp
4 7 (17.50%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (17.50%) NFS
4 7 (17.50%) vCloud
4 7 (17.50%) Xen
4 7 (17.50%) XenDesktop
5 3 (7.50%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.50%) GPFS
6 1 (2.50%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 12 (30.00%) Ansible
2 11 (27.50%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (20.00%) Puppet
4 7 (17.50%) ThinApp
5 5 (12.50%) Nagios
6 4 (10.00%) Red Hat Satellite
7 3 (7.50%) Backup Exec
7 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (7.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (7.50%) vMotion
8 2 (5.00%) Terraform
9 1 (2.50%) cPanel
9 1 (2.50%) Opsview
9 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 26 (65.00%) VMware
2 19 (47.50%) Microsoft
3 16 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 13 (32.50%) NetApp
5 11 (27.50%) F5
5 11 (27.50%) IBM
6 10 (25.00%) Citrix
6 10 (25.00%) Oracle
6 10 (25.00%) Symantec
7 8 (20.00%) Cisco
7 8 (20.00%) Juniper
8 7 (17.50%) AppSense
8 7 (17.50%) CheckPoint
8 7 (17.50%) EMC
8 7 (17.50%) HP
8 7 (17.50%) McAfee
8 7 (17.50%) Nokia
8 7 (17.50%) SaltStack
9 5 (12.50%) Sun
10 4 (10.00%) Brocade