The median annual salary for a Linux Server Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 857 900 948
Rank change year-on-year +43 +48  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Server Engineer 26 23 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.030% 0.023% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.024% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 20 17 19
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,500 £48,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £57,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -23.47% +27.77%  

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 84418 95048 107138
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.97% 96.53% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 69006 80088 88313
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Server Engineer in the UK

Linux Server Engineer
Top 18 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 24 June 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 +55 26 £50,000 -
East Midlands - 8 £35,000 -
London +23 7 £52,500 +5.00%
South East +41 6 £55,000 -4.34%
Surrey - 5 - -
Derby - 5 £35,000 -
Derbyshire - 5 £35,000 -
Northampton - 3 £55,000 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £55,000 -
South West - 3 £44,000 -
East of England - 2 £50,000 -
Colchester - 2 £50,000 -
Bristol - 2 £44,000 -
Essex - 2 £50,000 -
Berkshire +25 1 £55,000 -4.34%
Reading +23 1 £55,000 -4.34%
Gloucestershire - 1 £42,500 -
Gloucester - 1 £42,500 -

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 43 (100.00%) Linux
2 30 (69.77%) Windows
3 25 (58.14%) Windows Server
4 20 (46.51%) SQL Server
5 18 (41.86%) IIS
6 17 (39.53%) Active Directory
7 15 (34.88%) VMware
8 14 (32.56%) Finance
8 14 (32.56%) Bash Shell
9 13 (30.23%) VMware Infrastructure
9 13 (30.23%) PowerShell
10 12 (27.91%) Microsoft
11 11 (25.58%) DevOps
11 11 (25.58%) Oracle
12 10 (23.26%) Perl
12 10 (23.26%) DNS
12 10 (23.26%) Apache
12 10 (23.26%) NetApp
13 9 (20.93%) Puppet
13 9 (20.93%) SAN
13 9 (20.93%) SQL
14 8 (18.60%) MySQL
14 8 (18.60%) Python
14 8 (18.60%) MS Exchange
14 8 (18.60%) TCP/IP
14 8 (18.60%) Symantec
14 8 (18.60%) IBM
14 8 (18.60%) Citrix
14 8 (18.60%) Clustering
14 8 (18.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 18 (41.86%) IIS
2 10 (23.26%) Apache
3 8 (18.60%) MS Exchange
4 7 (16.28%) Tomcat
5 5 (11.63%) OpenStack
5 5 (11.63%) WebSphere
6 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (4.65%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (4.65%) JBoss
7 2 (4.65%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (4.65%) WebLogic
8 1 (2.33%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.60%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.98%) Office 365
4 2 (4.65%) SaaS
5 1 (2.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.26%) DNS
2 9 (20.93%) SAN
3 8 (18.60%) TCP/IP
4 5 (11.63%) Firewall
4 5 (11.63%) MPLS
4 5 (11.63%) NetScaler
5 4 (9.30%) DHCP
6 3 (6.98%) iSCSI
6 3 (6.98%) LAN
6 3 (6.98%) LDAP
6 3 (6.98%) VLAN
6 3 (6.98%) VPN
7 2 (4.65%) HTTP
7 2 (4.65%) NAS
8 1 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (46.51%) SQL Server
2 8 (18.60%) MySQL
3 4 (9.30%) MongoDB
3 4 (9.30%) Redis
3 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.65%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.33%) JIRA
General
1 14 (32.56%) Finance
2 5 (11.63%) Retail
3 3 (6.98%) Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.28%) LAMP
2 4 (9.30%) Middleware
3 2 (4.65%) Web Services
4 1 (2.33%) .NET
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle ADF
4 1 (2.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Clustering
2 5 (11.63%) Data Centre
2 5 (11.63%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (6.98%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.98%) Replication
4 2 (4.65%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 43 (100.00%) Linux
2 30 (69.77%) Windows
3 25 (58.14%) Windows Server
4 8 (18.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.65%) CentOS
7 1 (2.33%) Debian
7 1 (2.33%) SUSE
7 1 (2.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.58%) DevOps
2 7 (16.28%) Continuous Delivery
2 7 (16.28%) Software Delivery
3 5 (11.63%) Load Balancing
3 5 (11.63%) Server Virtualisation
3 5 (11.63%) Service Management
4 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (9.30%) Facilities Management
4 4 (9.30%) Operations Management
5 3 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (4.65%) Problem Management
6 2 (4.65%) Release Management
6 2 (4.65%) Web Operations
7 1 (2.33%) Capacity Management
7 1 (2.33%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (2.33%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.33%) Performance Optimisation
7 1 (2.33%) Performance Testing
7 1 (2.33%) SIEM
7 1 (2.33%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 14 (32.56%) Bash Shell
2 13 (30.23%) PowerShell
3 10 (23.26%) Perl
4 9 (20.93%) SQL
5 8 (18.60%) Python
6 7 (16.28%) Ruby
7 4 (9.30%) Shell Script
7 4 (9.30%) T-SQL
8 3 (6.98%) AWK
8 3 (6.98%) sed
9 2 (4.65%) Java
10 1 (2.33%) C
10 1 (2.33%) PHP
10 1 (2.33%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (39.53%) Active Directory
2 13 (30.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (18.60%) XenApp
4 6 (13.95%) Hyper-V
4 6 (13.95%) Xen
5 5 (11.63%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (11.63%) vCloud
5 5 (11.63%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (11.63%) XenDesktop
6 4 (9.30%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (6.98%) NFS
8 2 (4.65%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (4.65%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (20.93%) Puppet
2 8 (18.60%) Ansible
3 7 (16.28%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (11.63%) ThinApp
5 3 (6.98%) Backup Exec
5 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (6.98%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (6.98%) vMotion
6 2 (4.65%) OpenAM
7 1 (2.33%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 15 (34.88%) VMware
2 12 (27.91%) Microsoft
3 11 (25.58%) Oracle
4 10 (23.26%) NetApp
5 8 (18.60%) Citrix
5 8 (18.60%) IBM
5 8 (18.60%) Symantec
6 7 (16.28%) Red Hat
6 7 (16.28%) SaltStack
7 6 (13.95%) Cisco
7 6 (13.95%) HP
8 5 (11.63%) AppSense
8 5 (11.63%) CheckPoint
8 5 (11.63%) EMC
8 5 (11.63%) F5
8 5 (11.63%) Juniper
8 5 (11.63%) McAfee
8 5 (11.63%) Nokia
9 2 (4.65%) Sun
10 1 (2.33%) SolarWinds