Period
to 19 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 152 181 208
Rank change year-on-year +29 +27 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 75 83 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.37% 1.27% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.42% 1.30% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 69 64 58
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £28,750 £31,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £54,125
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £38,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +18.42% -10.59% +21.43%

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 5,300 6,365 7,575
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.73% 97.40% 98.16%
Number of salaries quoted 4,389 5,378 6,471
West Yorkshire median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £63,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

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 19 October 2018.

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 19 October 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
Leeds +35 58 £51,250 +13.89% 5
Halifax - 11 £45,000 -
Bradford -3 3 £37,500 -
Keighley - 1 - -
Linux Engineer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, Linux 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 across the West Yorkshire region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 75 (100.00%) Linux
2 46 (61.33%) Puppet
3 42 (56.00%) DevOps
4 41 (54.67%) Python
5 40 (53.33%) Unix
6 37 (49.33%) Bash Shell
7 27 (36.00%) Configuration Management
7 27 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (34.67%) SQL
8 26 (34.67%) Opscode Chef
8 26 (34.67%) Amazon AWS
9 25 (33.33%) Shell Script
9 25 (33.33%) Scrum
9 25 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (32.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 24 (32.00%) Ruby
11 23 (30.67%) Oracle
11 23 (30.67%) Deployment Automation
12 21 (28.00%) Ansible
12 21 (28.00%) Cobbler
12 21 (28.00%) RUP
12 21 (28.00%) DSDM
12 21 (28.00%) Tivoli
12 21 (28.00%) EnterpriseDB
13 17 (22.67%) Root Cause Analysis
13 17 (22.67%) VMware
14 16 (21.33%) PHP
14 16 (21.33%) Software Engineering
15 15 (20.00%) Finance
16 14 (18.67%) Problem-Solving

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 (10.67%) CloudStack
1 8 (10.67%) OpenStack
2 3 (4.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.67%) Apache
3 2 (2.67%) Confluence
3 2 (2.67%) JBoss
3 2 (2.67%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.33%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 26 (34.67%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (32.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.00%) Office 365
3 3 (4.00%) Serverless
4 2 (2.67%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.33%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.33%) IaaS
5 1 (1.33%) PaaS
5 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.00%) SSL
2 2 (2.67%) HTTP
2 2 (2.67%) HTTPS
2 2 (2.67%) LAN
2 2 (2.67%) SAN
2 2 (2.67%) WAN
3 1 (1.33%) DAB
3 1 (1.33%) Internet
3 1 (1.33%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.33%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.00%) MySQL
1 3 (4.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.67%) Adabas
2 2 (2.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.67%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.33%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.33%) HBase
3 1 (1.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 13 (17.33%) Git (software)
2 9 (12.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.00%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (2.67%) JIRA
4 2 (2.67%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (2.67%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (2.67%) Subversion
4 2 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.67%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.33%) CircleCI
5 1 (1.33%) Codeship
General
1 15 (20.00%) Finance
2 12 (16.00%) Telecoms
3 9 (12.00%) Electronics
4 2 (2.67%) Retail
5 1 (1.33%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.67%) .NET
1 2 (2.67%) .NET Framework
1 2 (2.67%) J2EE
1 2 (2.67%) JSON
1 2 (2.67%) OAuth
1 2 (2.67%) OAuth2
1 2 (2.67%) RAML
1 2 (2.67%) REST
1 2 (2.67%) RESTful
1 2 (2.67%) SOAP
1 2 (2.67%) WCF
1 2 (2.67%) Web Services
1 2 (2.67%) WinForms
1 2 (2.67%) XML
2 1 (1.33%) Kafka
2 1 (1.33%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (1.33%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.33%) Device Driver
3 2 (2.67%) Cloud Native
3 2 (2.67%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.67%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.33%) Clustering
4 1 (1.33%) EMC VNX
4 1 (1.33%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 75 (100.00%) Linux
2 40 (53.33%) Unix
3 7 (9.33%) Windows
4 4 (5.33%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (5.33%) Ubuntu
5 3 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.67%) CentOS
6 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.33%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (56.00%) DevOps
2 27 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (36.00%) Configuration Management
3 25 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 25 (33.33%) Scrum
4 23 (30.67%) Deployment Automation
5 21 (28.00%) DSDM
5 21 (28.00%) RUP
6 17 (22.67%) Root Cause Analysis
7 16 (21.33%) Software Engineering
8 14 (18.67%) Problem-Solving
9 13 (17.33%) Open Source
10 11 (14.67%) Collaborative Working
11 10 (13.33%) Service Delivery
12 9 (12.00%) Embedded Software Development
12 9 (12.00%) Software Architecture
12 9 (12.00%) Validation
13 6 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 6 (8.00%) Unit Testing
14 3 (4.00%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 41 (54.67%) Python
2 37 (49.33%) Bash Shell
3 26 (34.67%) SQL
4 25 (33.33%) Shell Script
5 24 (32.00%) Ruby
6 16 (21.33%) PHP
7 14 (18.67%) Perl
8 13 (17.33%) C++
9 9 (12.00%) C
10 3 (4.00%) C#
11 2 (2.67%) Java
11 2 (2.67%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (12.00%) Degree
2 3 (4.00%) AWS Certification
3 2 (2.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) GDPR
System Software
1 8 (10.67%) vSphere
1 8 (10.67%) Xen
1 8 (10.67%) XenServer
2 4 (5.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.00%) Docker
4 2 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.33%) HDFS
5 1 (1.33%) iptables
5 1 (1.33%) Varnish
5 1 (1.33%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (1.33%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 46 (61.33%) Puppet
2 26 (34.67%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (28.00%) Ansible
3 21 (28.00%) Cobbler
3 21 (28.00%) Tivoli
4 14 (18.67%) ZABBIX
5 12 (16.00%) Cacti
5 12 (16.00%) Munin
6 8 (10.67%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (2.67%) Salt
7 2 (2.67%) Xymon
8 1 (1.33%) CFEngine
8 1 (1.33%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (1.33%) Kubernetes
8 1 (1.33%) Nagios
8 1 (1.33%) Terraform
8 1 (1.33%) vCenter Server
8 1 (1.33%) vRealize
Vendors
1 23 (30.67%) Oracle
2 21 (28.00%) EnterpriseDB
3 17 (22.67%) VMware
4 13 (17.33%) Red Hat
5 10 (13.33%) SaltStack
6 4 (5.33%) Microsoft
7 3 (4.00%) Atlassian
8 2 (2.67%) Google
8 2 (2.67%) IBM
8 2 (2.67%) MuleSoft
8 2 (2.67%) webMethods
9 1 (1.33%) Cisco
9 1 (1.33%) EMC
9 1 (1.33%) Twitter
9 1 (1.33%) Veeam