Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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

Linux Engineer
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 187 223 216
Rank change year-on-year +36 -7 -52
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 76 56 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.13% 0.73% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 0.74% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 63 55 60
West Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £31,550 £32,500 £28,625
90th Percentile £58,750 £53,750 £52,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £38,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -10.59% +6.25% -11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. 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
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies in West Yorkshire with a recognized job title 6547 7529 9094
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.38% 98.11% 97.78%
Number of salaries quoted 5520 6499 7352
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,150
90th Percentile £60,275 £63,750 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%

Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings that featured Linux Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Linux Engineer in West Yorkshire

Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Engineer in West Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Linux Engineer in West Yorkshire

Linux Engineer
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Engineer in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Engineer in West Yorkshire

Linux Engineer
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 18 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
Leeds +15 47 £48,750 +21.88% 5
Bradford +30 27 £37,500 -28.57% 1
Linux Engineer
Yorkshire

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Linux 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 across the West Yorkshire region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 76 (100.00%) Linux
2 49 (64.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 44 (57.89%) Red Hat
4 38 (50.00%) VMware
4 38 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 36 (47.37%) DevOps
6 32 (42.11%) Bash Shell
6 32 (42.11%) Python
7 30 (39.47%) Puppet
7 30 (39.47%) Ruby
8 28 (36.84%) Opscode Chef
9 26 (34.21%) Amazon AWS
9 26 (34.21%) Shell Script
10 25 (32.89%) Ansible
11 21 (27.63%) SOA
11 21 (27.63%) SSL
11 21 (27.63%) Reverse Proxy
12 18 (23.68%) Docker
13 17 (22.37%) Jenkins
13 17 (22.37%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (21.05%) Release Management
14 16 (21.05%) Clustering
14 16 (21.05%) Software Engineering
15 15 (19.74%) SAN
15 15 (19.74%) Perl
15 15 (19.74%) Kubernetes
16 14 (18.42%) Windows
16 14 (18.42%) Finance
17 13 (17.11%) TCP/IP
17 13 (17.11%) ITIL

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 8 (10.53%) OpenStack
2 5 (6.58%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (3.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 26 (34.21%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (27.63%) Reverse Proxy
1 21 (27.63%) SSL
2 15 (19.74%) SAN
3 13 (17.11%) TCP/IP
4 12 (15.79%) Internet
5 8 (10.53%) HTTP
6 2 (2.63%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (1.32%) Network Security
7 1 (1.32%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.26%) MySQL
1 4 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.63%) InfluxDB
2 2 (2.63%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (22.37%) Jenkins
2 10 (13.16%) Vagrant
3 7 (9.21%) Git (software)
4 5 (6.58%) Subversion
4 5 (6.58%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.32%) GCC
General
1 14 (18.42%) Finance
2 3 (3.95%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.16%) Node.js
1 10 (13.16%) Web Services
2 2 (2.63%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (1.32%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.05%) Clustering
2 11 (14.47%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.95%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.63%) iPad
4 2 (2.63%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 76 (100.00%) Linux
2 49 (64.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (18.42%) Windows
4 9 (11.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (11.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (10.53%) Debian
6 7 (9.21%) Unix
7 5 (6.58%) CentOS
8 3 (3.95%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.63%) SUSE
9 2 (2.63%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.32%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (47.37%) DevOps
2 21 (27.63%) SOA
3 17 (22.37%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (21.05%) Release Management
4 16 (21.05%) Software Engineering
5 13 (17.11%) ITIL
6 10 (13.16%) Configuration Management
6 10 (13.16%) Continuous Deployment
6 10 (13.16%) Performance Monitoring
7 9 (11.84%) High Availability
7 9 (11.84%) Load Balancing
8 7 (9.21%) Coaching
8 7 (9.21%) E-Commerce
9 6 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (6.58%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (3.95%) Change Control
11 3 (3.95%) Change Management
11 3 (3.95%) Logistics
11 3 (3.95%) Patch Management
11 3 (3.95%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 32 (42.11%) Bash Shell
1 32 (42.11%) Python
2 30 (39.47%) Ruby
3 26 (34.21%) Shell Script
4 15 (19.74%) Perl
5 11 (14.47%) Java
5 11 (14.47%) PowerShell
6 7 (9.21%) C#
7 5 (6.58%) PHP
8 4 (5.26%) PL/SQL
8 4 (5.26%) SQL
9 1 (1.32%) C
9 1 (1.32%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (2.63%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 38 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (23.68%) Docker
3 13 (17.11%) iptables
4 9 (11.84%) Active Directory
4 9 (11.84%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (7.89%) KVM
5 6 (7.89%) Xen
6 2 (2.63%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 30 (39.47%) Puppet
2 28 (36.84%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (32.89%) Ansible
4 15 (19.74%) Kubernetes
5 12 (15.79%) Salt
5 12 (15.79%) Terraform
6 10 (13.16%) Packer
7 5 (6.58%) Consul
7 5 (6.58%) Graphite
7 5 (6.58%) Prometheus
7 5 (6.58%) SCCM
7 5 (6.58%) SCDPM
7 5 (6.58%) SCOM
Vendors
1 44 (57.89%) Red Hat
2 38 (50.00%) VMware
3 13 (17.11%) Hitachi
4 12 (15.79%) SaltStack
5 8 (10.53%) Microsoft
6 4 (5.26%) Citrix
6 4 (5.26%) Oracle
7 3 (3.95%) F5
7 3 (3.95%) Remedy
7 3 (3.95%) Riverbed
8 2 (2.63%) Rackspace