The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Engineer
South East / Berkshire
Rank 94 153 139
Rank change year-on-year +59 -14  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 90 67 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.67% 1.36% 1.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.81% 1.43% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 86 60 81
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,200 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.52%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3208 4673 5101
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 95.02% 94.60% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2606 3808 3789
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +6.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire that featured Linux Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 March 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 3 months to 24 March 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
Reading +60 59 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Newbury +17 11 £50,000 - 1
Slough +22 5 £62,500 +190.69% 1
Maidenhead +8 3 £45,000 -12.19%
Bracknell +12 2 £36,250 -8.80%
Wokingham - 1 £37,500 -
Linux Engineer
South East

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 187 (100.00%) Linux
2 81 (43.32%) Python
3 77 (41.18%) Bash Shell
4 73 (39.04%) Red Hat
5 68 (36.36%) Unix
6 65 (34.76%) SaaS
7 59 (31.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 58 (31.02%) MySQL
9 56 (29.95%) DevOps
10 55 (29.41%) Finance
11 54 (28.88%) Perl
12 52 (27.81%) SQL
13 51 (27.27%) Windows
13 51 (27.27%) TCP/IP
13 51 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
14 41 (21.93%) Puppet
14 41 (21.93%) Solaris
15 39 (20.86%) Oracle
15 39 (20.86%) Java
16 36 (19.25%) Ansible
17 31 (16.58%) Banking
18 29 (15.51%) Git (software)
18 29 (15.51%) SQL Server
18 29 (15.51%) Sun
19 28 (14.97%) Apache
20 25 (13.37%) Firewall
21 24 (12.83%) French Language
21 24 (12.83%) Opscode Chef
22 23 (12.30%) QA
22 23 (12.30%) C

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 28 (14.97%) Apache
2 14 (7.49%) Tomcat
3 13 (6.95%) nginx
4 12 (6.42%) JBoss
5 10 (5.35%) WebSphere
6 9 (4.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 8 (4.28%) WebLogic
8 6 (3.21%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (3.21%) IIS
9 4 (2.14%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (2.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (1.07%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.53%) Confluence
11 1 (0.53%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (0.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (6.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 65 (34.76%) SaaS
2 51 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.14%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.07%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 51 (27.27%) TCP/IP
2 25 (13.37%) Firewall
3 17 (9.09%) DNS
4 8 (4.28%) HTTP
5 7 (3.74%) LDAP
5 7 (3.74%) VoIP
6 6 (3.21%) Asterisk PBX
6 6 (3.21%) SSL
6 6 (3.21%) VoLTE
7 5 (2.67%) AMQP
8 4 (2.14%) BGP
8 4 (2.14%) iSCSI
8 4 (2.14%) NAS
8 4 (2.14%) SAN
8 4 (2.14%) VLAN
9 3 (1.60%) Network Security
10 2 (1.07%) Internet
10 2 (1.07%) SMTP
10 2 (1.07%) VPN
11 1 (0.53%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (31.02%) MySQL
2 29 (15.51%) SQL Server
3 15 (8.02%) NoSQL
4 10 (5.35%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (3.21%) InfluxDB
6 4 (2.14%) RDBMS
6 4 (2.14%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.14%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.07%) DB2
7 2 (1.07%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.53%) Redis
Development Applications
1 29 (15.51%) Git (software)
2 19 (10.16%) Maven
3 17 (9.09%) Subversion
4 16 (8.56%) Ant
5 12 (6.42%) Jenkins
6 11 (5.88%) JIRA
7 9 (4.81%) Apache Ivy
7 9 (4.81%) Gradle
8 4 (2.14%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.60%) IntelliJ
9 3 (1.60%) NetBeans
10 2 (1.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (1.07%) Axure RP
10 2 (1.07%) TeamCity
General
1 55 (29.41%) Finance
2 31 (16.58%) Banking
3 24 (12.83%) French Language
4 21 (11.23%) German Language
5 19 (10.16%) Manufacturing
6 16 (8.56%) Electronics
7 15 (8.02%) Marketing
8 12 (6.42%) Telecoms
9 11 (5.88%) Games
10 4 (2.14%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (10.16%) Spring
2 15 (8.02%) Web Services
3 14 (7.49%) LAMP
4 9 (4.81%) Middleware
5 8 (4.28%) Java EE
6 6 (3.21%) FreeSWITCH
7 5 (2.67%) JMS
8 4 (2.14%) Elastic Stack
8 4 (2.14%) LAPP Stack
8 4 (2.14%) LEMP Stack
9 3 (1.60%) .NET
9 3 (1.60%) J2EE
9 3 (1.60%) Regular Expression
9 3 (1.60%) RESTful
9 3 (1.60%) SAML
9 3 (1.60%) Struts
10 2 (1.07%) Ajax
10 2 (1.07%) CSS
10 2 (1.07%) HTML
11 1 (0.53%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.23%) Fintech
2 19 (10.16%) Data Centre
3 8 (4.28%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.74%) Cyberthreat
5 6 (3.21%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.21%) Linux Command Line
5 6 (3.21%) Private Cloud
6 5 (2.67%) Public Cloud
6 5 (2.67%) Replication
7 4 (2.14%) Clustering
7 4 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.53%) Handset
8 1 (0.53%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 187 (100.00%) Linux
2 68 (36.36%) Unix
3 59 (31.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 51 (27.27%) Windows
5 41 (21.93%) Solaris
6 21 (11.23%) CentOS
7 20 (10.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (9.63%) Windows 2000
8 18 (9.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (5.35%) Windows Server
10 9 (4.81%) Debian
11 8 (4.28%) AIX
11 8 (4.28%) HPUX
11 8 (4.28%) Ubuntu
12 7 (3.74%) IRIX
13 4 (2.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (29.95%) DevOps
2 21 (11.23%) Build Automation
3 19 (10.16%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (9.63%) Mentoring
4 18 (9.63%) Risk Management
5 16 (8.56%) Open Source
6 15 (8.02%) Continuous Delivery
7 12 (6.42%) Digital Marketing
7 12 (6.42%) Programme Management
8 11 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (5.35%) Analytics
9 10 (5.35%) High Availability
9 10 (5.35%) ITIL
9 10 (5.35%) Load Balancing
10 9 (4.81%) Dependency Management
10 9 (4.81%) SOA
11 8 (4.28%) Prototyping
11 8 (4.28%) Rapid Prototyping
12 7 (3.74%) Service Delivery
12 7 (3.74%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 81 (43.32%) Python
2 77 (41.18%) Bash Shell
3 54 (28.88%) Perl
4 52 (27.81%) SQL
5 39 (20.86%) Java
6 23 (12.30%) C
7 16 (8.56%) PowerShell
8 7 (3.74%) Ruby
8 7 (3.74%) Shell Script
9 4 (2.14%) C++
10 3 (1.60%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.07%) C#
11 2 (1.07%) JavaScript
11 2 (1.07%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (2.67%) AWS Certification
2 4 (2.14%) CISSP
2 4 (2.14%) Degree
3 3 (1.60%) MCP
3 3 (1.60%) MCSE
3 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.07%) RHCE
5 1 (0.53%) CCNA
5 1 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (12.30%) QA
2 13 (6.95%) SLA
3 3 (1.60%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.07%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.53%) ISO22301
System Software
1 12 (6.42%) VMware ESX
2 11 (5.88%) Active Directory
3 7 (3.74%) Hyper-V
4 6 (3.21%) Kamailio
4 6 (3.21%) KVM
4 6 (3.21%) Varnish
5 5 (2.67%) Xen
6 4 (2.14%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.53%) Docker
7 1 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 41 (21.93%) Puppet
2 36 (19.25%) Ansible
3 24 (12.83%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (8.56%) Salt
5 8 (4.28%) ZABBIX
6 7 (3.74%) Terraform
7 6 (3.21%) Grafana
7 6 (3.21%) Graphite
8 5 (2.67%) Nagios
9 4 (2.14%) OpenAM
9 4 (2.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 4 (2.14%) vMotion
9 4 (2.14%) WSUS
10 3 (1.60%) Failover Clustering
10 3 (1.60%) Kibana
11 1 (0.53%) cPanel
11 1 (0.53%) EMC NetWorker
11 1 (0.53%) HP Data Protector
11 1 (0.53%) Oracle ZFS
11 1 (0.53%) Plesk
Vendors
1 73 (39.04%) Red Hat
2 39 (20.86%) Oracle
3 29 (15.51%) Sun
4 22 (11.76%) Juniper
5 20 (10.70%) VMware
6 19 (10.16%) Cisco
7 18 (9.63%) Blue Coat
7 18 (9.63%) CheckPoint
7 18 (9.63%) Crossbeam
7 18 (9.63%) F5
7 18 (9.63%) Palo Alto
7 18 (9.63%) Sourcefire
8 12 (6.42%) SAP
9 7 (3.74%) BroadSoft
9 7 (3.74%) LogRhythm
10 5 (2.67%) HP
11 4 (2.14%) Dynatrace
11 4 (2.14%) New Relic
11 4 (2.14%) SolarWinds
11 4 (2.14%) Splunk
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