The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Somerset region that had Linux Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Engineer
South West / Somerset
Rank 70 73 61
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 1 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.18% 0.33% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.34% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 5
Median salary £42,500 £34,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -9.33%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Somerset region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
551 594 501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 97.87% 98.51% 97.66%
Number of salaries quoted 456 525 453
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,350 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £48,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of job ads across the Somerset region that featured Linux Engineer in the job title.

Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Linux Engineer Salary Trend in Somerset

Linux Engineer
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath +4 1 £42,500 -10.52%
Linux Engineer
South West

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 Somerset region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) KVM
2 2 (66.67%) iptables
2 2 (66.67%) New Relic
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Pingdom
2 2 (66.67%) Graylog
2 2 (66.67%) Check_MK
2 2 (66.67%) RHCSA
2 2 (66.67%) Security Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) Splunk
2 2 (66.67%) JBoss
2 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) RHCE
2 2 (66.67%) Nagios
2 2 (66.67%) LAMP
2 2 (66.67%) PostgreSQL

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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 2 (66.67%) Apache
1 2 (66.67%) JBoss
1 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (33.33%) Confluence
2 1 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
1 2 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (33.33%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) GitLab
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Travis CI
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Electronics
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) LAMP
1 2 (66.67%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (33.33%) HornetQ
2 1 (33.33%) Spring Boot
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Security Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Low Latency
3 1 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) RHCE
1 2 (66.67%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) KVM
2 2 (66.67%) iptables
3 1 (33.33%) Docker
3 1 (33.33%) Gluster
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Check_MK
1 2 (66.67%) Graylog
1 2 (66.67%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (66.67%) Nagios
1 2 (66.67%) Pingdom
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) Grafana
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) New Relic
1 2 (66.67%) Qualys
1 2 (66.67%) Splunk
2 1 (33.33%) Atlassian
2 1 (33.33%) Infobright
2 1 (33.33%) PagerDuty
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) VMware