Period
to 19 April 2019

The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 19 April 2019.

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
19 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 186 184 110
Rank change year-on-year -2 -74 +55
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 55 88 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.97% 1.26% 2.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 1.31% 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 53 88 175
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -10.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £37,500 £27,500 £29,700
90th Percentile £80,625 £73,250 £72,500
South East median annual salary £54,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -10.00% -

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 5,372 6,703 6,797
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.10% 95.89% 95.88%
Number of salaries quoted 4,433 5,393 5,431
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £49,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - -2.00%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,200 £73,750 £74,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 19 April 2019.

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 19 April 2019. 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 -7 38 £55,000 +15.79% 6
Newbury -11 7 £40,000 -15.79% 2
Slough -4 1 - -
Bracknell -8 1 £50,000 -4.76% 6
Wokingham - 1 £37,500 - 1
Linux Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 19 April 2019, 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 55 (100.00%) Linux
2 39 (70.91%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (56.36%) Ansible
4 29 (52.73%) DevOps
5 27 (49.09%) Python
6 26 (47.27%) Docker
6 26 (47.27%) Bash Shell
7 24 (43.64%) Java
7 24 (43.64%) Windows
8 22 (40.00%) Kubernetes
9 20 (36.36%) Puppet
10 19 (34.55%) Oracle
10 19 (34.55%) Red Hat
11 18 (32.73%) Firewall
11 18 (32.73%) CentOS
12 17 (30.91%) Jenkins
12 17 (30.91%) MySQL
12 17 (30.91%) Perl
12 17 (30.91%) TCP/IP
13 16 (29.09%) SQL Server
13 16 (29.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 16 (29.09%) Site Reliability Engineering
14 15 (27.27%) SaaS
14 15 (27.27%) Google Cloud Platform
14 15 (27.27%) WebLogic
14 15 (27.27%) Tomcat
14 15 (27.27%) JBoss
15 14 (25.45%) Oracle RAC
15 14 (25.45%) SQL
15 14 (25.45%) RDBMS

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 (27.27%) JBoss
1 15 (27.27%) Tomcat
1 15 (27.27%) WebLogic
2 10 (18.18%) Apache
3 6 (10.91%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 6 (10.91%) WebSphere
4 5 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (5.45%) IIS
5 3 (5.45%) OpenStack
6 2 (3.64%) MS Exchange
6 2 (3.64%) nginx
6 2 (3.64%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.82%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.82%) Confluence
7 1 (1.82%) iPlanet
7 1 (1.82%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 39 (70.91%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (27.27%) Google Cloud Platform
2 15 (27.27%) SaaS
3 12 (21.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (14.55%) OpenShift
5 3 (5.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (5.45%) GitHub
6 2 (3.64%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (3.64%) Datadog
6 2 (3.64%) Office 365
7 1 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.82%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.82%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (1.82%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.82%) CloudFront
7 1 (1.82%) Route 53
7 1 (1.82%) Serverless
7 1 (1.82%) Slack
7 1 (1.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (32.73%) Firewall
2 17 (30.91%) TCP/IP
3 8 (14.55%) SAN
4 7 (12.73%) HTTP
4 7 (12.73%) NAS
5 6 (10.91%) DNS
6 4 (7.27%) DHCP
7 3 (5.45%) LAN
7 3 (5.45%) SSH
7 3 (5.45%) WAN
8 2 (3.64%) BIG-IP
8 2 (3.64%) Skype
8 2 (3.64%) VoIP
8 2 (3.64%) VPN
9 1 (1.82%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (1.82%) Internet
9 1 (1.82%) Network Security
9 1 (1.82%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (1.82%) SMTP
9 1 (1.82%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (30.91%) MySQL
2 16 (29.09%) SQL Server
3 14 (25.45%) RDBMS
3 14 (25.45%) Relational Database
4 8 (14.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (14.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (14.55%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (5.45%) Hadoop
6 2 (3.64%) Pentaho
7 1 (1.82%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.82%) Big Data
7 1 (1.82%) CouchDB
7 1 (1.82%) DB2
7 1 (1.82%) MariaDB
7 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (30.91%) Jenkins
2 12 (21.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 8 (14.55%) Git (software)
4 5 (9.09%) Selenium
5 2 (3.64%) JIRA
5 2 (3.64%) Protractor
5 2 (3.64%) Travis CI
5 2 (3.64%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.82%) Gerrit
6 1 (1.82%) IBM UrbanCode
6 1 (1.82%) Robot Framework
6 1 (1.82%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 10 (18.18%) Finance
2 8 (14.55%) Marketing
3 7 (12.73%) Electronics
3 7 (12.73%) Manufacturing
3 7 (12.73%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.82%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.36%) LDAP
2 8 (14.55%) Middleware
3 6 (10.91%) LAMP
3 6 (10.91%) Web Services
4 5 (9.09%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (5.45%) AngularJS
6 2 (3.64%) Kafka
6 2 (3.64%) libvirt
7 1 (1.82%) .NET
7 1 (1.82%) .NET Core
7 1 (1.82%) Apache NiFi
7 1 (1.82%) Django
7 1 (1.82%) Flask
7 1 (1.82%) Keycloak
7 1 (1.82%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.82%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (18.18%) Linux Command Line
3 8 (14.55%) Private Cloud
4 4 (7.27%) Public Cloud
5 3 (5.45%) Fintech
6 2 (3.64%) Cyberattack
6 2 (3.64%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 55 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (43.64%) Windows
3 18 (32.73%) CentOS
4 16 (29.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (21.82%) Unix
5 12 (21.82%) Windows Server
6 8 (14.55%) Ubuntu
7 6 (10.91%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (5.45%) Debian
8 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (3.64%) DC/OS
9 2 (3.64%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (3.64%) Solaris
9 2 (3.64%) VMS
9 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.82%) AIX
10 1 (1.82%) IRIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (52.73%) DevOps
2 16 (29.09%) Site Reliability Engineering
3 14 (25.45%) Web Operations
4 12 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 8 (14.55%) SDLC
7 7 (12.73%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (12.73%) Digital Marketing
7 7 (12.73%) Programme Management
8 5 (9.09%) Scrum
8 5 (9.09%) Test Automation
9 4 (7.27%) BDD
9 4 (7.27%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (7.27%) Defect Management
9 4 (7.27%) Manual Testing
9 4 (7.27%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (7.27%) Non-Functional Testing
9 4 (7.27%) Performance Testing
9 4 (7.27%) Security Testing
9 4 (7.27%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (49.09%) Python
2 26 (47.27%) Bash Shell
3 24 (43.64%) Java
4 17 (30.91%) Perl
5 14 (25.45%) SQL
6 10 (18.18%) PowerShell
7 7 (12.73%) Ruby
8 4 (7.27%) JavaScript
9 3 (5.45%) C++
10 2 (3.64%) Go
Qualifications
1 12 (21.82%) Degree
2 6 (10.91%) SC Cleared
2 6 (10.91%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.27%) ISTQB
3 4 (7.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.64%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) HL7
2 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (47.27%) Docker
2 14 (25.45%) Oracle RAC
3 11 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (10.91%) Active Directory
4 6 (10.91%) Hyper-V
5 4 (7.27%) VirtualBox
5 4 (7.27%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (5.45%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (3.64%) iptables
7 2 (3.64%) KVM
7 2 (3.64%) vSphere
7 2 (3.64%) Xen
8 1 (1.82%) NDS
8 1 (1.82%) NetIQ eDirectory
8 1 (1.82%) NFS
8 1 (1.82%) Postfix
8 1 (1.82%) Squid
Systems Management
1 31 (56.36%) Ansible
2 22 (40.00%) Kubernetes
3 20 (36.36%) Puppet
4 11 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (9.09%) Nagios
5 5 (9.09%) Terraform
6 4 (7.27%) Graphite
7 2 (3.64%) Cacti
7 2 (3.64%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (3.64%) Grafana
7 2 (3.64%) Kibana
7 2 (3.64%) NetBackup
7 2 (3.64%) Packer
7 2 (3.64%) Prometheus
7 2 (3.64%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (1.82%) Ambari
8 1 (1.82%) Icinga
8 1 (1.82%) SELinux
8 1 (1.82%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 19 (34.55%) Oracle
1 19 (34.55%) Red Hat
2 13 (23.64%) Google
3 11 (20.00%) VMware
4 7 (12.73%) SAP
5 6 (10.91%) OutSystems
6 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 5 (9.09%) Sun
7 4 (7.27%) Cisco
8 3 (5.45%) F5
9 2 (3.64%) Centreon
9 2 (3.64%) Intel
9 2 (3.64%) Juniper
9 2 (3.64%) NetApp
9 2 (3.64%) New Relic
9 2 (3.64%) SolarWinds
9 2 (3.64%) Splunk
9 2 (3.64%) Symantec
10 1 (1.82%) CommVault
10 1 (1.82%) Novell