Period
to 23 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 171 108 178
Rank change year-on-year -63 +70 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 79 195 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.17% 2.56% 1.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 2.68% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 80 173 177
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% +8.91% +26.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £21,500
90th Percentile £75,125 £72,500 £65,000
South East median annual salary £45,250 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.50% - +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 6,456 7,284 10,689
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.57% 95.45% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 5,249 5,714 8,748
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £75,000 £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 23 February 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 23 February 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 -54 45 £52,500 -10.64% 10
Newbury -20 16 £47,500 -5.00% 4
Maidenhead -8 4 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Slough -6 2 £43,750 -30.00%
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 23 February 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 79 (100.00%) Linux
2 46 (58.23%) DevOps
3 40 (50.63%) Amazon AWS
4 34 (43.04%) Python
5 32 (40.51%) Windows
6 27 (34.18%) Bash Shell
7 26 (32.91%) Red Hat
8 23 (29.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 21 (26.58%) Ansible
10 20 (25.32%) SaaS
11 19 (24.05%) Puppet
12 17 (21.52%) Active Directory
13 16 (20.25%) RDBMS
13 16 (20.25%) TCP/IP
13 16 (20.25%) SQL
13 16 (20.25%) Relational Database
14 15 (18.99%) Oracle
14 15 (18.99%) Unix
15 14 (17.72%) WebSphere
16 13 (16.46%) Kubernetes
16 13 (16.46%) WebLogic
16 13 (16.46%) LDAP
16 13 (16.46%) JBoss
16 13 (16.46%) Tomcat
16 13 (16.46%) VMware
17 12 (15.19%) Docker
17 12 (15.19%) OpenStack
18 11 (13.92%) Degree
18 11 (13.92%) Software Engineering
18 11 (13.92%) C++

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 14 (17.72%) WebSphere
2 13 (16.46%) JBoss
2 13 (16.46%) Tomcat
2 13 (16.46%) WebLogic
3 12 (15.19%) OpenStack
4 7 (8.86%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (2.53%) Apache
5 2 (2.53%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (1.27%) Confluence
6 1 (1.27%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 40 (50.63%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (25.32%) SaaS
3 3 (3.80%) IaaS
3 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.53%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (2.53%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.27%) Akamai
5 1 (1.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.27%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 16 (20.25%) TCP/IP
2 9 (11.39%) HTTP
2 9 (11.39%) Internet
2 9 (11.39%) VPN
3 7 (8.86%) Firewall
3 7 (8.86%) IPsec
3 7 (8.86%) SSL
4 3 (3.80%) AMQP
5 2 (2.53%) LAN
5 2 (2.53%) NAS
5 2 (2.53%) SAN
5 2 (2.53%) VoIP
5 2 (2.53%) WAN
5 2 (2.53%) ZigBee
5 2 (2.53%) Z-Wave
6 1 (1.27%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.25%) RDBMS
1 16 (20.25%) Relational Database
2 8 (10.13%) SQL Server
3 6 (7.59%) MySQL
4 4 (5.06%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (10.13%) Jenkins
2 6 (7.59%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.06%) Subversion
4 3 (3.80%) Artifactory
5 2 (2.53%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.27%) JIRA
6 1 (1.27%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.27%) Travis CI
6 1 (1.27%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (7.59%) Banking
1 6 (7.59%) Finance
1 6 (7.59%) French Language
2 4 (5.06%) Games
3 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.27%) Electronics
4 1 (1.27%) Marketing
4 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.46%) LDAP
2 2 (2.53%) .NET
2 2 (2.53%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (2.53%) LAMP
2 2 (2.53%) Middleware
3 1 (1.27%) Flash
3 1 (1.27%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (1.27%) RESTful
3 1 (1.27%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.39%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.86%) Private Cloud
3 6 (7.59%) Fintech
4 4 (5.06%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.53%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.53%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (2.53%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.27%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.27%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.27%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.27%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 79 (100.00%) Linux
2 32 (40.51%) Windows
3 23 (29.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (18.99%) Unix
5 9 (11.39%) Windows Server
6 5 (6.33%) CentOS
7 4 (5.06%) Embedded Linux
7 4 (5.06%) Mac OS X
8 3 (3.80%) Ubuntu
9 2 (2.53%) Debian
9 2 (2.53%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (2.53%) VyOS
10 1 (1.27%) DC/OS
10 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (58.23%) DevOps
2 11 (13.92%) Software Engineering
3 9 (11.39%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (10.13%) Configuration Management
5 7 (8.86%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (8.86%) API Integration
5 7 (8.86%) Identity Management
5 7 (8.86%) Open Source
6 6 (7.59%) CRM
6 6 (7.59%) Patch Management
6 6 (7.59%) SDLC
6 6 (7.59%) Software Distribution
6 6 (7.59%) TDD
7 5 (6.33%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (6.33%) Cloud Operations
7 5 (6.33%) Runbook
8 4 (5.06%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (5.06%) Proactive Monitoring
8 4 (5.06%) SIEM
9 3 (3.80%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 34 (43.04%) Python
2 27 (34.18%) Bash Shell
3 16 (20.25%) SQL
4 11 (13.92%) C++
5 10 (12.66%) Perl
5 10 (12.66%) PowerShell
6 7 (8.86%) C
7 6 (7.59%) Java
8 3 (3.80%) Ruby
9 2 (2.53%) C#
9 2 (2.53%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.27%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.27%) PHP
10 1 (1.27%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.27%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 11 (13.92%) Degree
2 2 (2.53%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (1.27%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.33%) QA
System Software
1 17 (21.52%) Active Directory
2 12 (15.19%) Docker
3 3 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.53%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.27%) Firmware
5 1 (1.27%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.27%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (26.58%) Ansible
2 19 (24.05%) Puppet
3 13 (16.46%) Kubernetes
4 9 (11.39%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (8.86%) Terraform
6 1 (1.27%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (1.27%) Grafana
6 1 (1.27%) Packer
6 1 (1.27%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 26 (32.91%) Red Hat
2 15 (18.99%) Oracle
3 13 (16.46%) VMware
4 5 (6.33%) SaltStack
4 5 (6.33%) Sun
5 4 (5.06%) LogRhythm
6 3 (3.80%) Cisco
6 3 (3.80%) Google
7 2 (2.53%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.27%) Atmel
8 1 (1.27%) Citrix
8 1 (1.27%) EMC
8 1 (1.27%) Juniper
8 1 (1.27%) New Relic
8 1 (1.27%) SAP
8 1 (1.27%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.27%) Splunk
8 1 (1.27%) Twitter