Period
to 9 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 152 193 222
Rank change year-on-year +41 +29 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 75 69 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.46% 1.02% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 1.05% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 69 61 51
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 £31,250 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £58,750 £53,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year +19.21% -16.11% +12.50%

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 5,003 6,571 7,463
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.07% 97.48% 98.07%
Number of salaries quoted 4,159 5,572 6,427
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +39 54 £52,500 - 7
Halifax - 16 £45,000 -
Bradford +3 2 £35,250 -6.00%
Keighley - 1 - -
Linux Engineer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 41 (54.67%) Puppet
3 40 (53.33%) DevOps
4 39 (52.00%) Python
5 37 (49.33%) Unix
6 35 (46.67%) Bash Shell
7 32 (42.67%) Amazon AWS
8 29 (38.67%) Microsoft Azure
9 27 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
9 27 (36.00%) Opscode Chef
10 26 (34.67%) Agile Software Development
10 26 (34.67%) SQL
10 26 (34.67%) Configuration Management
11 25 (33.33%) Ruby
12 24 (32.00%) Shell Script
12 24 (32.00%) Scrum
13 23 (30.67%) Oracle
13 23 (30.67%) Software Engineering
13 23 (30.67%) Deployment Automation
14 21 (28.00%) Tivoli
14 21 (28.00%) DSDM
14 21 (28.00%) RUP
14 21 (28.00%) EnterpriseDB
14 21 (28.00%) Cobbler
15 20 (26.67%) Root Cause Analysis
15 20 (26.67%) C++
15 20 (26.67%) VMware
16 18 (24.00%) Finance
17 17 (22.67%) Open Source
17 17 (22.67%) Ansible

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 4 (5.33%) CloudStack
1 4 (5.33%) 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
Cloud Services
1 32 (42.67%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (38.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.00%) Office 365
3 3 (4.00%) PaaS
3 3 (4.00%) Serverless
4 2 (2.67%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (2.67%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.67%) IaaS
4 2 (2.67%) SaaS
5 1 (1.33%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.33%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.67%) HTTP
1 2 (2.67%) HTTPS
1 2 (2.67%) LAN
1 2 (2.67%) SAN
1 2 (2.67%) SSL
1 2 (2.67%) WAN
2 1 (1.33%) DAB
2 1 (1.33%) Internet
2 1 (1.33%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.67%) Adabas
2 2 (2.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.67%) MySQL
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
Development Applications
1 14 (18.67%) Git (software)
2 11 (14.67%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.33%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (2.67%) CircleCI
4 2 (2.67%) Codeship
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
General
1 18 (24.00%) Finance
2 14 (18.67%) Electronics
3 8 (10.67%) Telecoms
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%) LDAP
2 1 (1.33%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.00%) Device Driver
2 3 (4.00%) Public Cloud
3 2 (2.67%) Cloud Native
3 2 (2.67%) Data Centre
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 37 (49.33%) Unix
3 7 (9.33%) Windows
4 6 (8.00%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (4.00%) Ubuntu
5 3 (4.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.67%) CentOS
6 2 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (53.33%) DevOps
2 27 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
3 26 (34.67%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (34.67%) Configuration Management
4 24 (32.00%) Scrum
5 23 (30.67%) Deployment Automation
5 23 (30.67%) Software Engineering
6 21 (28.00%) DSDM
6 21 (28.00%) RUP
7 20 (26.67%) Root Cause Analysis
8 17 (22.67%) Open Source
8 17 (22.67%) Problem-Solving
9 14 (18.67%) Computer Science
9 14 (18.67%) Embedded Software Development
9 14 (18.67%) Software Architecture
9 14 (18.67%) Validation
10 8 (10.67%) Unit Testing
11 7 (9.33%) Collaborative Working
12 6 (8.00%) Service Delivery
13 5 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 39 (52.00%) Python
2 35 (46.67%) Bash Shell
3 26 (34.67%) SQL
4 25 (33.33%) Ruby
5 24 (32.00%) Shell Script
6 20 (26.67%) C++
7 14 (18.67%) C
8 12 (16.00%) Perl
9 11 (14.67%) PHP
10 3 (4.00%) C#
10 3 (4.00%) Java
11 2 (2.67%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (18.67%) Degree
2 3 (4.00%) AWS Certification
3 2 (2.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (8.00%) Docker
2 4 (5.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.33%) vSphere
2 4 (5.33%) Xen
2 4 (5.33%) XenServer
3 1 (1.33%) HDFS
3 1 (1.33%) iptables
3 1 (1.33%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (1.33%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 41 (54.67%) Puppet
2 27 (36.00%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (28.00%) Cobbler
3 21 (28.00%) Tivoli
4 17 (22.67%) Ansible
5 10 (13.33%) ZABBIX
6 8 (10.67%) Cacti
6 8 (10.67%) Munin
7 6 (8.00%) Red Hat Satellite
8 4 (5.33%) Kubernetes
9 3 (4.00%) Salt
10 2 (2.67%) CFEngine
10 2 (2.67%) Terraform
10 2 (2.67%) Xymon
11 1 (1.33%) Hadoop YARN
11 1 (1.33%) Rancher
11 1 (1.33%) vCenter Server
11 1 (1.33%) vRealize
Vendors
1 23 (30.67%) Oracle
2 21 (28.00%) EnterpriseDB
3 20 (26.67%) VMware
4 10 (13.33%) Red Hat
5 6 (8.00%) SaltStack
6 4 (5.33%) Atlassian
6 4 (5.33%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.67%) Google
7 2 (2.67%) IBM
7 2 (2.67%) MuleSoft
7 2 (2.67%) webMethods
8 1 (1.33%) Cisco
8 1 (1.33%) EMC
8 1 (1.33%) Veeam