Period
to 20 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Linux Server Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1145 1165 1246
Rank change year-on-year +20 +81 +45
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Server Engineer 35 46 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.026% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.027% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 33 37 38
UK median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £71,250 £61,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £48,750 £57,500
% change year-on-year -12.82% -15.22% +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 168,445 170,561 196,070
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.21% 96.20% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 136,331 139,111 164,687
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £76,250
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 20 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux Server Engineer in the UK

Linux Server Engineer
Top 11 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 July 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 +10 24 £50,000 -4.76%
UK excluding London -2 24 £42,500 -12.82%
London +7 11 £50,000 -4.76%
Scotland - 11 £42,500 -
South East -9 6 £50,000 -18.37%
Midlands -4 4 £35,000 -
East Midlands +4 3 £35,000 -
North of England - 3 £32,000 -
North West - 2 £32,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 35 (100.00%) Linux
2 32 (91.43%) Windows
3 27 (77.14%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (57.14%) Windows Server
5 17 (48.57%) Puppet
5 17 (48.57%) VMware
6 16 (45.71%) Microsoft
6 16 (45.71%) Red Hat
6 16 (45.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (42.86%) PowerShell
7 15 (42.86%) SaaS
7 15 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
8 14 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 14 (40.00%) NAS
8 14 (40.00%) SAN
8 14 (40.00%) LDAP
8 14 (40.00%) HTTP
8 14 (40.00%) TCP/IP
8 14 (40.00%) Apache
8 14 (40.00%) Tomcat
8 14 (40.00%) Web Services
8 14 (40.00%) Perl
8 14 (40.00%) MySQL
8 14 (40.00%) SQL Server
9 13 (37.14%) Bash Shell
10 12 (34.29%) Relational Database
10 12 (34.29%) Network Security
10 12 (34.29%) WebSphere
10 12 (34.29%) Oracle RAC
10 12 (34.29%) WebLogic

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 14 (40.00%) Apache
1 14 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 12 (34.29%) JBoss
2 12 (34.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 12 (34.29%) WebLogic
2 12 (34.29%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 27 (77.14%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (42.86%) SaaS
3 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (40.00%) HTTP
1 14 (40.00%) NAS
1 14 (40.00%) SAN
1 14 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 12 (34.29%) Firewall
2 12 (34.29%) Network Security
3 3 (8.57%) DNS
4 2 (5.71%) Internet
4 2 (5.71%) SMTP
4 2 (5.71%) SSH
5 1 (2.86%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (40.00%) MySQL
1 14 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (34.29%) RDBMS
2 12 (34.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.71%) JIRA
2 2 (5.71%) Selenium
2 2 (5.71%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (5.71%) Retail
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
2 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (40.00%) LDAP
1 14 (40.00%) Web Services
2 12 (34.29%) LAMP
3 11 (31.43%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Private Cloud
2 3 (8.57%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (5.71%) Cloud Native
3 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Linux
2 32 (91.43%) Windows
3 20 (57.14%) Windows Server
4 16 (45.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.71%) Unix
7 1 (2.86%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Site Reliability Engineering
1 12 (34.29%) Web Operations
2 11 (31.43%) Load Balancing
2 11 (31.43%) Presales
2 11 (31.43%) Server Virtualisation
3 8 (22.86%) Configuration Management
3 8 (22.86%) ITIL
4 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2
5 2 (5.71%) API Development
5 2 (5.71%) Change Management
5 2 (5.71%) Collaborative Working
5 2 (5.71%) Computer Security
5 2 (5.71%) Deployment Automation
5 2 (5.71%) DevOps
5 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce
5 2 (5.71%) High Availability
5 2 (5.71%) Password Management
5 2 (5.71%) Task Automation
6 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (2.86%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 15 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 14 (40.00%) Perl
3 13 (37.14%) Bash Shell
4 5 (14.29%) Python
5 2 (5.71%) C
5 2 (5.71%) PHP
5 2 (5.71%) Ruby
5 2 (5.71%) Shell Script
5 2 (5.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (2.86%) Degree
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.86%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (34.29%) Oracle RAC
3 11 (31.43%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (11.43%) Active Directory
4 4 (11.43%) Docker
5 3 (8.57%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.86%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 17 (48.57%) Puppet
2 11 (31.43%) vCenter Server
3 3 (8.57%) Ansible
3 3 (8.57%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (5.71%) Kubernetes
4 2 (5.71%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (48.57%) VMware
2 16 (45.71%) Microsoft
2 16 (45.71%) Red Hat
3 12 (34.29%) Cisco
3 12 (34.29%) Oracle
4 3 (8.57%) Dell
4 3 (8.57%) EMC
4 3 (8.57%) Hitachi
4 3 (8.57%) NetApp
5 1 (2.86%) Apple
5 1 (2.86%) Rackspace