Linux Engineer Jobs with Work from Home Options

Linux Engineer
UK > Work from Home

The median Linux Engineer salary for remote or hybrid work is £57,500 per year, according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months leading to 21 June 2024.

The table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
21 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 479 390 721
Rank change year-on-year -89 +331 -305
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 124 253 180
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.35% 0.68% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.70% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 110 228 169
10th Percentile £37,101 £41,250 £40,000
25th Percentile £47,500 £51,250 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £62,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.00% +13.64% -
75th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £71,250
90th Percentile £107,625 £150,000 £85,050
UK median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% -

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Work from Home

For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies with WFH or hybrid options. 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.

Permanent vacancies in Work from Home with a recognized job title 34,224 35,954 73,616
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 96.28% 95.93% 97.29%
Number of salaries quoted 25,903 26,270 42,683
10th Percentile £33,250 £36,875 £36,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £47,447 £45,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +9.09%
75th Percentile £75,000 £81,250 £80,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £100,000 £95,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +9.09%

Linux Engineer
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option which featured Linux Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Linux Engineer trend for jobs with a WFH option

Linux Engineer
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Linux Engineer.

Linux Engineer salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Linux Engineer
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Linux Engineer over the 6 months to 21 June 2024.

Linux Engineer salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Job Vacancies with WFH Options

For the 6 months to 21 June 2024, Linux Engineer job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with remote work options featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 124 (100.00%) Linux
2 60 (48.39%) Ansible
3 48 (38.71%) AWS
4 47 (37.90%) Python
5 43 (34.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 42 (33.87%) Red Hat
7 39 (31.45%) Bash
8 34 (27.42%) Social Skills
9 33 (26.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 33 (26.61%) Firewall
10 32 (25.81%) Terraform
11 31 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
12 29 (23.39%) Infrastructure as Code
12 29 (23.39%) DevOps
13 27 (21.77%) Docker
13 27 (21.77%) Ubuntu
14 26 (20.97%) Azure
14 26 (20.97%) Git
14 26 (20.97%) CI/CD
15 24 (19.35%) Kubernetes
15 24 (19.35%) TCP/IP
16 23 (18.55%) Agile
17 22 (17.74%) CentOS
17 22 (17.74%) C
17 22 (17.74%) Puppet
18 20 (16.13%) PowerShell
19 19 (15.32%) DNS
20 18 (14.52%) Finance
20 18 (14.52%) Debian
21 17 (13.71%) Software Engineering

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities with WFH Options by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.03%) nginx
2 2 (1.61%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 48 (38.71%) AWS
2 26 (20.97%) Azure
3 9 (7.26%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (7.26%) SaaS
4 8 (6.45%) GCP
5 7 (5.65%) OpenShift
5 7 (5.65%) Slack
6 6 (4.84%) Amazon S3
6 6 (4.84%) Microsoft 365
7 4 (3.23%) Azure Pipelines
8 2 (1.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (1.61%) Amazon ECS
8 2 (1.61%) Amazon EKS
8 2 (1.61%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (1.61%) GitHub
8 2 (1.61%) Kong
8 2 (1.61%) Serverless
9 1 (0.81%) Azure DevOps
Communications & Networking
1 33 (26.61%) Firewall
2 24 (19.35%) TCP/IP
3 19 (15.32%) DNS
4 14 (11.29%) SAN
5 11 (8.87%) Internet
5 11 (8.87%) LAN
6 10 (8.06%) SNMP
7 7 (5.65%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (4.84%) NAS
8 6 (4.84%) tcpdump
9 5 (4.03%) DHCP
9 5 (4.03%) VPN
9 5 (4.03%) WAN
10 4 (3.23%) IPsec
11 2 (1.61%) HTTP
11 2 (1.61%) VSAN
12 1 (0.81%) MQTT
12 1 (0.81%) RS-485
12 1 (0.81%) SSL
12 1 (0.81%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.29%) MySQL
2 6 (4.84%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (4.84%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.61%) MariaDB
3 2 (1.61%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 26 (20.97%) Git
2 14 (11.29%) Jenkins
3 7 (5.65%) JIRA
4 5 (4.03%) DTrace
4 5 (4.03%) GDB
4 5 (4.03%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.61%) GitLab
5 2 (1.61%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.81%) Bitbucket
General
1 34 (27.42%) Social Skills
2 18 (14.52%) Finance
3 14 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (10.48%) Telecoms
5 8 (6.45%) Banking
6 6 (4.84%) Documentation Skills
7 3 (2.42%) Advertising
7 3 (2.42%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.61%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.61%) Tech for Good
9 1 (0.81%) Automotive
9 1 (0.81%) Organisational Skills
9 1 (0.81%) Presentation Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.45%) Elastic Stack
1 8 (6.45%) GTK
2 7 (5.65%) YAML
3 4 (3.23%) Apache NiFi
3 4 (3.23%) Kafka
3 4 (3.23%) LDAP
4 3 (2.42%) Middleware
5 1 (0.81%) ADO
5 1 (0.81%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (0.81%) JSON
5 1 (0.81%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.81%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.29%) Linux Command Line
2 11 (8.87%) Client/Server
2 11 (8.87%) Clustering
3 10 (8.06%) FPGA
4 9 (7.26%) Data Centre
5 8 (6.45%) PKI
6 7 (5.65%) CMDB
6 7 (5.65%) Management Information System
7 5 (4.03%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (4.03%) Replication
8 3 (2.42%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (1.61%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.61%) PropTech
10 1 (0.81%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.81%) Distributed Computing
10 1 (0.81%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.81%) IoT
10 1 (0.81%) Onboarding
10 1 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 124 (100.00%) Linux
2 33 (26.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 27 (21.77%) Ubuntu
4 22 (17.74%) CentOS
5 18 (14.52%) Debian
6 13 (10.48%) Windows
7 11 (8.87%) Oracle Linux
8 9 (7.26%) Unix
9 7 (5.65%) CoreOS
10 5 (4.03%) Solaris
10 5 (4.03%) SUSE
11 2 (1.61%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (1.61%) Windows Server
12 1 (0.81%) Fedora
12 1 (0.81%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (34.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 31 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 29 (23.39%) DevOps
3 29 (23.39%) Infrastructure as Code
4 26 (20.97%) CI/CD
5 23 (18.55%) Agile
6 17 (13.71%) Software Engineering
7 16 (12.90%) Migration
7 16 (12.90%) Platform Engineering
8 15 (12.10%) Computer Science
9 14 (11.29%) Root Cause Analysis
10 13 (10.48%) Containerisation
10 13 (10.48%) ITIL
10 13 (10.48%) Scrum
10 13 (10.48%) Time Management
11 11 (8.87%) Continuous Improvement
11 11 (8.87%) Disaster Recovery
11 11 (8.87%) High Availability
11 11 (8.87%) Performance Tuning
11 11 (8.87%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 47 (37.90%) Python
2 39 (31.45%) Bash
3 22 (17.74%) C
4 20 (16.13%) PowerShell
5 12 (9.68%) Perl
6 11 (8.87%) Java
7 10 (8.06%) Shell Script
8 5 (4.03%) C#
8 5 (4.03%) C++
8 5 (4.03%) OCaml
8 5 (4.03%) SystemTap
9 3 (2.42%) Ada
9 3 (2.42%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.61%) Ruby
11 1 (0.81%) AWK
11 1 (0.81%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (13.71%) Security Cleared
2 11 (8.87%) Degree
3 8 (6.45%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (5.65%) SC Cleared
5 5 (4.03%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (3.23%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.29%) QA
2 6 (4.84%) SLA
3 4 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (21.77%) Docker
2 7 (5.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.84%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (2.42%) KVM
6 2 (1.61%) vSphere
7 1 (0.81%) NFS
7 1 (0.81%) Samba
Systems Management
1 60 (48.39%) Ansible
2 32 (25.81%) Terraform
3 24 (19.35%) Kubernetes
4 22 (17.74%) Puppet
5 11 (8.87%) Nagios
6 10 (8.06%) Docker Swarm
7 8 (6.45%) Grafana
8 7 (5.65%) Prometheus
9 6 (4.84%) Graphite
9 6 (4.84%) HAProxy
9 6 (4.84%) Microsoft Intune
9 6 (4.84%) Progress Chef
9 6 (4.84%) vCenter Server
10 2 (1.61%) Rancher
10 2 (1.61%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 42 (33.87%) Red Hat
2 12 (9.68%) Oracle
3 11 (8.87%) F5
4 9 (7.26%) Microsoft
5 7 (5.65%) VMware
6 6 (4.84%) Cisco
6 6 (4.84%) Meraki
6 6 (4.84%) Ubiquiti
7 5 (4.03%) Serena
8 2 (1.61%) Dell
8 2 (1.61%) Google
8 2 (1.61%) HP
8 2 (1.61%) Palo Alto
9 1 (0.81%) Intel
9 1 (0.81%) TOWER Software