The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 91 155
Rank change year-on-year -18 +64  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 72 129 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.17% 2.88% 1.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.29% 2.99% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 56 106 72
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +44.92%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £36,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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 3150 4317 4928
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 94.97% 96.51% 95.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2538 3485 3715
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 23 June 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 23 June 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 -28 32 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Slough +11 11 £46,250 +2.77%
Maidenhead +12 5 £45,000 +3.44% 2
Newbury -4 4 £47,500 - 1
Bracknell +21 3 £21,000 -12.50%
Windsor -10 1 £50,000 -16.66%
Linux Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 162 (100.00%) Linux
2 69 (42.59%) Python
3 59 (36.42%) Bash Shell
4 55 (33.95%) Unix
5 51 (31.48%) DevOps
6 49 (30.25%) SQL
7 45 (27.78%) Java
8 43 (26.54%) Perl
8 43 (26.54%) SaaS
9 42 (25.93%) MySQL
10 40 (24.69%) Finance
11 39 (24.07%) Amazon AWS
12 38 (23.46%) Puppet
13 37 (22.84%) Windows
13 37 (22.84%) Ansible
14 35 (21.60%) Red Hat
15 33 (20.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 31 (19.14%) Oracle
16 31 (19.14%) TCP/IP
17 27 (16.67%) Git (software)
18 26 (16.05%) SQL Server
19 23 (14.20%) Business Intelligence
19 23 (14.20%) Manufacturing
19 23 (14.20%) Firewall
19 23 (14.20%) Opscode Chef
20 22 (13.58%) Telecoms
20 22 (13.58%) Solaris
21 21 (12.96%) C++
21 21 (12.96%) Spring
21 21 (12.96%) Maven

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 (8.64%) Apache
2 13 (8.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (4.94%) nginx
4 7 (4.32%) JBoss
4 7 (4.32%) Tomcat
5 5 (3.09%) WebLogic
6 4 (2.47%) IIS
6 4 (2.47%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.23%) Confluence
7 2 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.23%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.62%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.62%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.62%) Oracle HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 16 (9.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 43 (26.54%) SaaS
2 39 (24.07%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.85%) IaaS
3 3 (1.85%) PaaS
4 2 (1.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 31 (19.14%) TCP/IP
2 23 (14.20%) Firewall
3 8 (4.94%) Internet
4 6 (3.70%) DNS
4 6 (3.70%) HTTP
5 5 (3.09%) 3G
5 5 (3.09%) 4G
5 5 (3.09%) 802.11
5 5 (3.09%) IPv4
5 5 (3.09%) IPv6
5 5 (3.09%) LTE
5 5 (3.09%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (3.09%) Wireless
6 4 (2.47%) LDAP
6 4 (2.47%) SSL
6 4 (2.47%) VoIP
7 3 (1.85%) AMQP
7 3 (1.85%) Asterisk PBX
7 3 (1.85%) IMAP
7 3 (1.85%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (25.93%) MySQL
2 26 (16.05%) SQL Server
3 16 (9.88%) NoSQL
4 7 (4.32%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.23%) InfluxDB
6 1 (0.62%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.62%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.62%) Impala
6 1 (0.62%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.62%) Redis
6 1 (0.62%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 21 (12.96%) Maven
3 19 (11.73%) Subversion
4 18 (11.11%) Ant
5 13 (8.02%) Apache Ivy
5 13 (8.02%) Gradle
5 13 (8.02%) Jenkins
6 10 (6.17%) Eclipse
6 10 (6.17%) JIRA
7 3 (1.85%) IntelliJ
7 3 (1.85%) NetBeans
8 2 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.62%) Axure RP
9 1 (0.62%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.62%) TeamCity
General
1 40 (24.69%) Finance
2 23 (14.20%) Manufacturing
3 22 (13.58%) Telecoms
4 19 (11.73%) Banking
5 16 (9.88%) Electronics
5 16 (9.88%) Marketing
6 13 (8.02%) French Language
7 12 (7.41%) German Language
8 11 (6.79%) Digital Economy
9 8 (4.94%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (12.96%) Spring
2 17 (10.49%) Web Services
3 10 (6.17%) Ajax
3 10 (6.17%) CSS
3 10 (6.17%) HTML
4 8 (4.94%) LAMP
5 6 (3.70%) Java EE
6 5 (3.09%) 802.1X
7 4 (2.47%) Elastic Stack
7 4 (2.47%) LEMP Stack
8 3 (1.85%) FreeSWITCH
8 3 (1.85%) J2EE
8 3 (1.85%) JMS
8 3 (1.85%) Middleware
8 3 (1.85%) RESTful
8 3 (1.85%) SAML
8 3 (1.85%) Struts
9 1 (0.62%) .NET
9 1 (0.62%) LAPP Stack
9 1 (0.62%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.02%) Data Centre
2 11 (6.79%) Fintech
3 9 (5.56%) Cyberthreat
4 6 (3.70%) iPad
5 5 (3.09%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.09%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (3.09%) Linux Command Line
5 5 (3.09%) Private Cloud
6 3 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.85%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.23%) Cyber Attack
7 2 (1.23%) Replication
8 1 (0.62%) Cybercrime
8 1 (0.62%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.62%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 162 (100.00%) Linux
2 55 (33.95%) Unix
3 37 (22.84%) Windows
4 33 (20.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (13.58%) Solaris
6 10 (6.17%) Windows Server
7 7 (4.32%) AIX
7 7 (4.32%) CentOS
7 7 (4.32%) HPUX
7 7 (4.32%) IRIX
7 7 (4.32%) Windows 2000
7 7 (4.32%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (4.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (3.09%) Debian
9 3 (1.85%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.62%) Android
10 1 (0.62%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (31.48%) DevOps
2 23 (14.20%) Business Intelligence
3 21 (12.96%) Software Engineering
4 16 (9.88%) Build Automation
4 16 (9.88%) Digital Marketing
4 16 (9.88%) Programme Management
5 14 (8.64%) Scrum
5 14 (8.64%) SDLC
6 13 (8.02%) Continuous Delivery
6 13 (8.02%) Dependency Management
6 13 (8.02%) ITIL
6 13 (8.02%) OO
6 13 (8.02%) OOP
6 13 (8.02%) SOA
7 11 (6.79%) Analytics
7 11 (6.79%) Mentoring
7 11 (6.79%) Risk Management
8 10 (6.17%) Open Source
8 10 (6.17%) Test Automation
9 9 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 69 (42.59%) Python
2 59 (36.42%) Bash Shell
3 49 (30.25%) SQL
4 45 (27.78%) Java
5 43 (26.54%) Perl
6 21 (12.96%) C++
7 17 (10.49%) C
8 10 (6.17%) JavaScript
9 5 (3.09%) PowerShell
9 5 (3.09%) Ruby
10 4 (2.47%) PHP
11 2 (1.23%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.62%) C#
12 1 (0.62%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (3.70%) CISSP
2 5 (3.09%) Degree
3 3 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.85%) DV Cleared
3 3 (1.85%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.23%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.62%) MCP
5 1 (0.62%) MCSE
5 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.62%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.49%) SLA
2 11 (6.79%) QA
3 1 (0.62%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (6.79%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.70%) Docker
2 6 (3.70%) Hyper-V
2 6 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (2.47%) KVM
3 4 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.47%) Xen
4 3 (1.85%) Kamailio
4 3 (1.85%) Postfix
4 3 (1.85%) SpamAssassin
4 3 (1.85%) Varnish
5 2 (1.23%) vSphere
6 1 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.62%) zsh
Systems Management
1 38 (23.46%) Puppet
2 37 (22.84%) Ansible
3 23 (14.20%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (11.11%) Salt
5 4 (2.47%) Kubernetes
5 4 (2.47%) Nagios
5 4 (2.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (2.47%) ZABBIX
6 3 (1.85%) HAProxy
6 3 (1.85%) Terraform
7 2 (1.23%) Grafana
7 2 (1.23%) Graphite
7 2 (1.23%) Prometheus
7 2 (1.23%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.62%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.62%) cPanel
8 1 (0.62%) Kibana
8 1 (0.62%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 35 (21.60%) Red Hat
2 31 (19.14%) Oracle
3 18 (11.11%) Sun
4 17 (10.49%) VMware
5 16 (9.88%) SAP
6 13 (8.02%) Cisco
7 12 (7.41%) Juniper
8 11 (6.79%) Blue Coat
8 11 (6.79%) CheckPoint
8 11 (6.79%) F5
8 11 (6.79%) Palo Alto
9 8 (4.94%) EMC
9 8 (4.94%) LogRhythm
10 7 (4.32%) Crossbeam
10 7 (4.32%) Sourcefire
11 4 (2.47%) BroadSoft
11 4 (2.47%) Dynatrace
11 4 (2.47%) New Relic
11 4 (2.47%) SolarWinds
11 4 (2.47%) Splunk
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