Period
to 17 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 176 188 224
Rank change year-on-year +12 +36 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 71 79 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.14% 1.14% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 1.17% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 68 56 50
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £29,975 £31,000 £31,375
90th Percentile £65,000 £52,500 £65,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 6,034 6,742 7,889
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.01% 97.57% 98.13%
Number of salaries quoted 5,090 5,718 6,617
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,725 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £62,500
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 17 August 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 17 August 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 +24 56 £50,000 +11.11% 10
Bradford +6 8 £37,500 -
Halifax - 5 £45,000 -
Bingley - 1 £35,000 -
Linux Engineer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 71 (100.00%) Linux
2 45 (63.38%) Puppet
3 38 (53.52%) DevOps
4 37 (52.11%) Python
5 33 (46.48%) Bash Shell
6 28 (39.44%) Unix
7 27 (38.03%) Opscode Chef
8 26 (36.62%) Shell Script
9 25 (35.21%) Configuration Management
10 24 (33.80%) Ansible
11 23 (32.39%) Amazon AWS
12 22 (30.99%) Ruby
12 22 (30.99%) Continuous Integration
13 21 (29.58%) VMware
13 21 (29.58%) Red Hat
14 19 (26.76%) SQL
14 19 (26.76%) Agile Software Development
15 18 (25.35%) Scrum
16 16 (22.54%) Deployment Automation
16 16 (22.54%) SaltStack
16 16 (22.54%) Finance
16 16 (22.54%) Oracle
16 16 (22.54%) RUP
16 16 (22.54%) DSDM
16 16 (22.54%) Tivoli
16 16 (22.54%) EnterpriseDB
16 16 (22.54%) Cobbler
17 15 (21.13%) PHP
18 14 (19.72%) Microsoft Azure
19 13 (18.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 7 (9.86%) CloudStack
1 7 (9.86%) OpenStack
2 3 (4.23%) nginx
3 2 (2.82%) Apache
3 2 (2.82%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.41%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 23 (32.39%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (19.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.63%) Serverless
4 3 (4.23%) Office 365
5 2 (2.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (2.82%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.82%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (2.82%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (2.82%) Amazon S3
5 2 (2.82%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (2.82%) CloudFront
5 2 (2.82%) Route 53
5 2 (2.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (1.41%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.41%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.41%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.27%) Reverse Proxy
1 8 (11.27%) SSL
2 3 (4.23%) HTTP
3 2 (2.82%) SAN
4 1 (1.41%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.23%) MySQL
2 2 (2.82%) Amazon Aurora
2 2 (2.82%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (2.82%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.82%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.82%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.41%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.41%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.41%) HBase
3 1 (1.41%) Redis
Development Applications
1 13 (18.31%) Jenkins
2 7 (9.86%) Git (software)
3 5 (7.04%) Vagrant
4 2 (2.82%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 16 (22.54%) Finance
2 10 (14.08%) Telecoms
3 5 (7.04%) Electronics
4 1 (1.41%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.45%) Node.js
2 5 (7.04%) Web Services
3 2 (2.82%) LAMP
3 2 (2.82%) REST
4 1 (1.41%) JSON
4 1 (1.41%) Kafka
4 1 (1.41%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.04%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.63%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.82%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.41%) Clustering
4 1 (1.41%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 71 (100.00%) Linux
2 28 (39.44%) Unix
3 13 (18.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (7.04%) Ubuntu
5 4 (5.63%) CentOS
5 4 (5.63%) Windows
6 3 (4.23%) Solaris
7 2 (2.82%) Debian
7 2 (2.82%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (1.41%) Fedora
8 1 (1.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (53.52%) DevOps
2 25 (35.21%) Configuration Management
3 22 (30.99%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (26.76%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (25.35%) Scrum
6 16 (22.54%) Deployment Automation
6 16 (22.54%) DSDM
6 16 (22.54%) RUP
7 12 (16.90%) ITIL
7 12 (16.90%) Root Cause Analysis
8 10 (14.08%) Collaborative Working
8 10 (14.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 10 (14.08%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (12.68%) Open Source
9 9 (12.68%) Service Delivery
9 9 (12.68%) Software Engineering
10 7 (9.86%) Release Management
10 7 (9.86%) SOA
11 5 (7.04%) Software Architecture
11 5 (7.04%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 37 (52.11%) Python
2 33 (46.48%) Bash Shell
3 26 (36.62%) Shell Script
4 22 (30.99%) Ruby
5 19 (26.76%) SQL
6 15 (21.13%) PHP
7 11 (15.49%) Perl
8 8 (11.27%) C++
9 6 (8.45%) C
10 1 (1.41%) C#
10 1 (1.41%) Java
10 1 (1.41%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.41%) Kotlin
10 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (7.04%) Degree
2 2 (2.82%) AWS Certification
2 2 (2.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) GDPR
1 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (12.68%) Docker
1 9 (12.68%) XenServer
2 8 (11.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (9.86%) vSphere
3 7 (9.86%) Xen
4 3 (4.23%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.41%) HDFS
5 1 (1.41%) Varnish
5 1 (1.41%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 45 (63.38%) Puppet
2 27 (38.03%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (33.80%) Ansible
4 16 (22.54%) Cobbler
4 16 (22.54%) Tivoli
5 12 (16.90%) ZABBIX
6 10 (14.08%) Cacti
6 10 (14.08%) Munin
7 7 (9.86%) Red Hat Satellite
8 5 (7.04%) Kubernetes
8 5 (7.04%) Packer
8 5 (7.04%) Salt
8 5 (7.04%) Terraform
9 4 (5.63%) Nagios
10 2 (2.82%) Capistrano
10 2 (2.82%) SELinux
10 2 (2.82%) Xymon
11 1 (1.41%) Hadoop YARN
11 1 (1.41%) vCenter Server
11 1 (1.41%) vRealize
Vendors
1 21 (29.58%) Red Hat
1 21 (29.58%) VMware
2 16 (22.54%) EnterpriseDB
2 16 (22.54%) Oracle
2 16 (22.54%) SaltStack
3 4 (5.63%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.82%) Google
5 1 (1.41%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (1.41%) Cisco
5 1 (1.41%) EMC
5 1 (1.41%) Sophos
5 1 (1.41%) Twitter
5 1 (1.41%) Veeam