Period
to 21 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 174 123 143
Rank change year-on-year -51 +20 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 94 158 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.39% 2.38% 2.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 2.50% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 88 141 166
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% +19.05%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £28,625
90th Percentile £65,000 £72,500 £65,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% - +17.65%

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 6,485 6,327 9,053
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.23% 95.37% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 5,245 5,112 7,360
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £49,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.50% -0.50% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £73,750 £72,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 21 June 2018.

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 21 June 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
Reading -28 43 £47,500 +5.56% 10
Newbury -18 13 £51,250 +2.50% 1
Bracknell -9 10 £52,500 +133.33%
Maidenhead -39 8 £45,000 - 2
Windsor +11 5 £60,000 +20.00%
Slough -4 2 £46,250 -26.00%
Linux Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 Berkshire region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 94 (100.00%) Linux
2 44 (46.81%) DevOps
3 40 (42.55%) Windows
4 36 (38.30%) Amazon AWS
5 28 (29.79%) Configuration Management
6 27 (28.72%) Puppet
7 24 (25.53%) Bash Shell
7 24 (25.53%) Python
8 22 (23.40%) VMware
9 18 (19.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 18 (19.15%) Ansible
10 17 (18.09%) Windows Server
10 17 (18.09%) Open Source
11 16 (17.02%) Software Engineering
11 16 (17.02%) SQL Server
12 14 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (14.89%) VMware Infrastructure
13 13 (13.83%) PowerShell
13 13 (13.83%) Red Hat
14 12 (12.77%) Active Directory
14 12 (12.77%) Firewall
14 12 (12.77%) Microsoft Azure
15 11 (11.70%) SaaS
15 11 (11.70%) Opscode Chef
15 11 (11.70%) CentOS
15 11 (11.70%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (11.70%) Cisco
15 11 (11.70%) C++
15 11 (11.70%) SQL
16 10 (10.64%) SDLC

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 10 (10.64%) Apache
1 10 (10.64%) Tomcat
2 9 (9.57%) JBoss
2 9 (9.57%) OpenStack
3 7 (7.45%) IIS
3 7 (7.45%) WebLogic
3 7 (7.45%) WebSphere
4 5 (5.32%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 3 (3.19%) Apache Spark
5 3 (3.19%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (2.13%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (6.38%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 36 (38.30%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (12.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (11.70%) SaaS
4 5 (5.32%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (3.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (3.19%) Datadog
5 3 (3.19%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (3.19%) IaaS
6 1 (1.06%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.77%) Firewall
2 9 (9.57%) TCP/IP
3 5 (5.32%) HTTP
3 5 (5.32%) NAS
3 5 (5.32%) SAN
4 4 (4.26%) LAN
4 4 (4.26%) WAN
5 3 (3.19%) AMQP
5 3 (3.19%) DNS
6 2 (2.13%) Internet
6 2 (2.13%) ZigBee
6 2 (2.13%) Z-Wave
7 1 (1.06%) SNMP
7 1 (1.06%) VoIP
7 1 (1.06%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.02%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.64%) MySQL
2 10 (10.64%) RDBMS
2 10 (10.64%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.19%) Apache Hive
3 3 (3.19%) Hadoop
3 3 (3.19%) HBase
3 3 (3.19%) Impala
3 3 (3.19%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.06%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (10.64%) Git (software)
1 10 (10.64%) Jenkins
2 6 (6.38%) Subversion
3 4 (4.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (4.26%) Travis CI
4 3 (3.19%) Artifactory
4 3 (3.19%) Vagrant
5 2 (2.13%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (4.26%) French Language
2 3 (3.19%) Games
3 2 (2.13%) Finance
4 1 (1.06%) Banking
4 1 (1.06%) Marketing
4 1 (1.06%) Retail
4 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.45%) .NET
1 7 (7.45%) LDAP
2 6 (6.38%) LAMP
2 6 (6.38%) Middleware
3 3 (3.19%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (1.06%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.06%) Django
4 1 (1.06%) Flash
4 1 (1.06%) jQuery
4 1 (1.06%) RESTful
4 1 (1.06%) Servlets
4 1 (1.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (8.51%) Computer Science
1 8 (8.51%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.32%) Private Cloud
3 3 (3.19%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (3.19%) Fintech
3 3 (3.19%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.13%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (2.13%) Replication
5 1 (1.06%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.06%) Derivative
5 1 (1.06%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.06%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.06%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.06%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 94 (100.00%) Linux
2 40 (42.55%) Windows
3 18 (19.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (18.09%) Windows Server
5 11 (11.70%) CentOS
6 9 (9.57%) Ubuntu
7 8 (8.51%) Unix
8 7 (7.45%) Mac OS X
9 5 (5.32%) VyOS
10 4 (4.26%) DC/OS
10 4 (4.26%) Embedded Linux
10 4 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (1.06%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (46.81%) DevOps
2 28 (29.79%) Configuration Management
3 17 (18.09%) Open Source
4 16 (17.02%) Software Engineering
5 14 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (11.70%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (10.64%) Scrum
7 10 (10.64%) SDLC
7 10 (10.64%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 9 (9.57%) Cybersecurity
8 9 (9.57%) Patch Management
8 9 (9.57%) Software Distribution
9 8 (8.51%) Change Control
9 8 (8.51%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (8.51%) CRM
9 8 (8.51%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (8.51%) TDD
10 6 (6.38%) Incident Management
10 6 (6.38%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (5.32%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 24 (25.53%) Bash Shell
1 24 (25.53%) Python
2 13 (13.83%) PowerShell
3 11 (11.70%) C++
3 11 (11.70%) SQL
4 9 (9.57%) Perl
5 8 (8.51%) C#
6 7 (7.45%) C
6 7 (7.45%) Java
7 6 (6.38%) Ruby
8 3 (3.19%) Tcl
9 2 (2.13%) PHP
10 1 (1.06%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.06%) R
10 1 (1.06%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (10.64%) Degree
2 6 (6.38%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.19%) DV Cleared
3 3 (3.19%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (1.06%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.51%) QA
2 1 (1.06%) ECSS
2 1 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (14.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (12.77%) Active Directory
3 9 (9.57%) Docker
3 9 (9.57%) Hyper-V
4 6 (6.38%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (6.38%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (5.32%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (4.26%) VirtualBox
7 3 (3.19%) Apache Flume
7 3 (3.19%) Firmware
7 3 (3.19%) HDFS
7 3 (3.19%) iptables
8 1 (1.06%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.06%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 27 (28.72%) Puppet
2 18 (19.15%) Ansible
3 11 (11.70%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (9.57%) Kubernetes
5 8 (8.51%) Terraform
6 5 (5.32%) vCenter Server
7 4 (4.26%) Docker Swarm
7 4 (4.26%) ZABBIX
8 3 (3.19%) Kibana
8 3 (3.19%) Packer
9 1 (1.06%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (1.06%) Nagios
9 1 (1.06%) Salt
9 1 (1.06%) Xymon
Vendors
1 22 (23.40%) VMware
2 13 (13.83%) Red Hat
3 11 (11.70%) Cisco
4 8 (8.51%) Microsoft
4 8 (8.51%) Oracle
5 6 (6.38%) SaltStack
6 5 (5.32%) BMC
6 5 (5.32%) ServiceNow
7 3 (3.19%) Atlassian
7 3 (3.19%) Atmel
7 3 (3.19%) Capita
7 3 (3.19%) Google
7 3 (3.19%) LogRhythm
7 3 (3.19%) New Relic
7 3 (3.19%) Splunk
8 1 (1.06%) EMC