Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux Engineer
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 142 110 153
Rank change year-on-year -32 +43 +45
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 121 226 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.90% 2.61% 1.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.99% 2.73% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 98 165 208
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +28.21%
10th Percentile £27,350 £35,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £49,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.52% +9.44% +12.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. 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
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 6070 8285 10645
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.55% 95.65% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4859 6492 8466
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +3.09% +7.78%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,750 £26,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £73,750 £71,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured Linux Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Linux Engineer in Berkshire

Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Linux Engineer in Berkshire

Linux Engineer
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Engineer in Berkshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Engineer in Berkshire

Linux Engineer
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Reading -50 58 £60,000 +9.09% 5
Newbury +8 27 £28,500 -32.14% 3
Slough +8 11 £45,000 -38.98%
Maidenhead +21 7 £45,000 +5.88%
Bracknell +2 3 £21,000 -55.79%
Thatcham - 1 £45,000 -
Wokingham - 1 £42,500 -
Linux Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Berkshire region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 121 (100.00%) Linux
2 46 (38.02%) Windows
2 46 (38.02%) DevOps
3 43 (35.54%) Unix
4 42 (34.71%) Python
5 36 (29.75%) TCP/IP
6 34 (28.10%) Finance
7 32 (26.45%) SQL
7 32 (26.45%) Amazon AWS
8 30 (24.79%) Telecoms
8 30 (24.79%) VMware
9 29 (23.97%) Bash Shell
10 28 (23.14%) Red Hat
11 26 (21.49%) SLA
12 25 (20.66%) ITIL
12 25 (20.66%) Manufacturing
13 24 (19.83%) Electronics
13 24 (19.83%) Programme Management
13 24 (19.83%) SAP
13 24 (19.83%) Business Intelligence
13 24 (19.83%) Marketing
13 24 (19.83%) Digital Marketing
14 23 (19.01%) Puppet
15 22 (18.18%) Proactive Monitoring
16 21 (17.36%) Firewall
17 19 (15.70%) Active Directory
18 18 (14.88%) JIRA
19 17 (14.05%) VPN
20 16 (13.22%) Perl
20 16 (13.22%) SaaS

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 15 (12.40%) OpenStack
2 13 (10.74%) Cloud Foundry
3 7 (5.79%) WebSphere
4 6 (4.96%) JBoss
4 6 (4.96%) Tomcat
5 5 (4.13%) Apache
5 5 (4.13%) IIS
5 5 (4.13%) WebLogic
6 4 (3.31%) nginx
7 3 (2.48%) Confluence
8 1 (0.83%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 32 (26.45%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (13.22%) SaaS
3 1 (0.83%) IaaS
3 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.83%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (29.75%) TCP/IP
2 21 (17.36%) Firewall
3 17 (14.05%) VPN
4 13 (10.74%) HTTP
4 13 (10.74%) Internet
4 13 (10.74%) IPsec
4 13 (10.74%) SSL
5 5 (4.13%) 3G
5 5 (4.13%) 4G
5 5 (4.13%) 802.11
5 5 (4.13%) IPv4
5 5 (4.13%) IPv6
5 5 (4.13%) LDAP
5 5 (4.13%) LTE
5 5 (4.13%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (4.13%) Wireless
6 3 (2.48%) IMAP
6 3 (2.48%) VoIP
7 2 (1.65%) DNS
8 1 (0.83%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.09%) MySQL
1 11 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.13%) RDBMS
2 5 (4.13%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.83%) Apache Hive
3 1 (0.83%) Big Data
3 1 (0.83%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.83%) Impala
3 1 (0.83%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (14.88%) JIRA
2 6 (4.96%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.31%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.83%) TeamCity
General
1 34 (28.10%) Finance
2 30 (24.79%) Telecoms
3 25 (20.66%) Manufacturing
4 24 (19.83%) Electronics
4 24 (19.83%) Marketing
5 15 (12.40%) Banking
6 11 (9.09%) Digital Economy
6 11 (9.09%) German Language
7 7 (5.79%) Games
8 3 (2.48%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.13%) 802.1X
2 4 (3.31%) LAMP
2 4 (3.31%) LEMP Stack
3 3 (2.48%) Web Services
4 2 (1.65%) .NET
4 2 (1.65%) IBM Integration Bus
4 2 (1.65%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.83%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.83%) Kafka
5 1 (0.83%) RESTful
5 1 (0.83%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.57%) Private Cloud
2 13 (10.74%) Data Centre
3 8 (6.61%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (2.48%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.65%) Fintech
5 2 (1.65%) SWIFT
5 2 (1.65%) User Experience
6 1 (0.83%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.83%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (0.83%) Cybercrime
6 1 (0.83%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 121 (100.00%) Linux
2 46 (38.02%) Windows
3 43 (35.54%) Unix
4 16 (13.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (12.40%) Windows Server
6 11 (9.09%) CentOS
7 9 (7.44%) Solaris
8 8 (6.61%) Windows 2000
8 8 (6.61%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (6.61%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (4.13%) Ubuntu
10 3 (2.48%) Debian
10 3 (2.48%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (1.65%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.83%) Android
12 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.83%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.83%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (38.02%) DevOps
2 25 (20.66%) ITIL
3 24 (19.83%) Business Intelligence
3 24 (19.83%) Digital Marketing
3 24 (19.83%) Programme Management
4 22 (18.18%) Proactive Monitoring
5 15 (12.40%) ITSM
5 15 (12.40%) Project Management
6 13 (10.74%) API Integration
6 13 (10.74%) Identity Management
7 11 (9.09%) Risk Management
8 8 (6.61%) Runbook
9 7 (5.79%) SIEM
10 5 (4.13%) Software Engineering
11 4 (3.31%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (3.31%) Analytics
11 4 (3.31%) Open Source
11 4 (3.31%) Server Monitoring
12 3 (2.48%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (2.48%) Data Integration
Programming Languages
1 42 (34.71%) Python
2 32 (26.45%) SQL
3 29 (23.97%) Bash Shell
4 16 (13.22%) Perl
5 13 (10.74%) C
5 13 (10.74%) C++
6 6 (4.96%) Java
7 5 (4.13%) PHP
7 5 (4.13%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.48%) Embedded C++
9 2 (1.65%) C#
10 1 (0.83%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.83%) Scala
10 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (12.40%) Degree
2 5 (4.13%) AWS Certification
3 2 (1.65%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.65%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.83%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (21.49%) SLA
2 8 (6.61%) QA
System Software
1 19 (15.70%) Active Directory
2 14 (11.57%) Docker
3 5 (4.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.48%) Postfix
4 3 (2.48%) SpamAssassin
5 2 (1.65%) vSphere
6 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.83%) KVM
6 1 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 23 (19.01%) Puppet
2 15 (12.40%) Ansible
2 15 (12.40%) Kubernetes
3 11 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (4.96%) Terraform
5 4 (3.31%) HAProxy
6 2 (1.65%) Nagios
7 1 (0.83%) cPanel
7 1 (0.83%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 30 (24.79%) VMware
2 28 (23.14%) Red Hat
3 24 (19.83%) SAP
4 14 (11.57%) Juniper
5 13 (10.74%) Cisco
6 11 (9.09%) Blue Coat
6 11 (9.09%) CheckPoint
6 11 (9.09%) F5
6 11 (9.09%) Palo Alto
7 9 (7.44%) EMC
7 9 (7.44%) Oracle
8 8 (6.61%) Crossbeam
8 8 (6.61%) Sourcefire
8 8 (6.61%) Sun
9 7 (5.79%) LogRhythm
10 5 (4.13%) ServiceNow
11 2 (1.65%) Citrix
12 1 (0.83%) Google
12 1 (0.83%) Microsoft
12 1 (0.83%) SaltStack