Period
to 19 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £51,250 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 192 130 100
Rank change year-on-year -62 -30 +85
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 70 143 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.07% 2.27% 2.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 2.38% 3.05%
Number of salaries quoted 48 113 200
Berkshire median annual salary £51,250 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.89% -10.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £31,425 £27,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £72,500 £65,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 6,256 6,021 8,544
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.54% 95.59% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 5,099 4,827 6,847
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £28,700 £26,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £73,000 £72,500
South East median annual salary £46,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +3.45%

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 September 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 19 September 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 -38 22 £50,000 -2.44% 3
Maidenhead -40 15 £52,500 +16.67%
Bracknell -10 11 £52,500 +141.38% 2
Windsor -4 5 £60,000 +20.00%
Newbury -16 5 £32,500 +14.04%
Slough -4 3 £47,500 -
Wokingham - 3 £42,500 -
Linux Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 70 (100.00%) Linux
2 39 (55.71%) Windows
3 37 (52.86%) VMware
4 29 (41.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 28 (40.00%) DevOps
6 27 (38.57%) Puppet
7 23 (32.86%) Windows Server
8 22 (31.43%) Configuration Management
9 21 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 21 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
10 20 (28.57%) SQL Server
10 20 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 19 (27.14%) Private Cloud
12 17 (24.29%) VMware ESXi
13 16 (22.86%) Hyper-V
14 15 (21.43%) IIS
14 15 (21.43%) SQL
14 15 (21.43%) Microsoft
14 15 (21.43%) Active Directory
14 15 (21.43%) Incident Management
14 15 (21.43%) Open Source
14 15 (21.43%) Bash Shell
14 15 (21.43%) Root Cause Analysis
14 15 (21.43%) vCenter Server
15 14 (20.00%) ServiceNow
15 14 (20.00%) Problem Management
15 14 (20.00%) BMC
15 14 (20.00%) Service Management
15 14 (20.00%) Logistics
16 13 (18.57%) CentOS

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 (21.43%) IIS
2 9 (12.86%) Apache
3 6 (8.57%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (8.57%) Tomcat
4 5 (7.14%) Apache Spark
5 3 (4.29%) Confluence
5 3 (4.29%) OpenStack
6 2 (2.86%) nginx
7 1 (1.43%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 21 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
1 21 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.71%) SaaS
3 2 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.86%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (1.43%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.43%) Datadog
4 1 (1.43%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.57%) Firewall
2 5 (7.14%) SAN
3 3 (4.29%) DNS
4 2 (2.86%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.86%) VLAN
4 2 (2.86%) VPN
5 1 (1.43%) DMZ
5 1 (1.43%) IMAP
5 1 (1.43%) Internet
5 1 (1.43%) LAN
5 1 (1.43%) NAS
5 1 (1.43%) Network Security
5 1 (1.43%) SMTP
5 1 (1.43%) SNMP
5 1 (1.43%) SSH
5 1 (1.43%) SSL
5 1 (1.43%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.43%) VoIP
5 1 (1.43%) WAN
5 1 (1.43%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.86%) MySQL
3 6 (8.57%) HBase
4 5 (7.14%) Apache Hive
4 5 (7.14%) Hadoop
4 5 (7.14%) Impala
5 3 (4.29%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.86%) Big Data
7 1 (1.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.43%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.43%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.43%) Qlik Sense
7 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (11.43%) Jenkins
2 5 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (4.29%) JIRA
4 2 (2.86%) Subversion
4 2 (2.86%) Travis CI
5 1 (1.43%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.43%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (10.00%) Finance
2 5 (7.14%) Marketing
2 5 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.71%) Electronics
3 4 (5.71%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.86%) Advertising
5 1 (1.43%) Banking
5 1 (1.43%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.00%) .NET
2 4 (5.71%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (4.29%) LAMP
4 2 (2.86%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (2.86%) Web Services
5 1 (1.43%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (1.43%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.43%) Django
5 1 (1.43%) JMS
5 1 (1.43%) jQuery
5 1 (1.43%) Middleware
5 1 (1.43%) RESTful
5 1 (1.43%) Servlets
5 1 (1.43%) Spring
5 1 (1.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 19 (27.14%) Private Cloud
2 9 (12.86%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.71%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.86%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.86%) Replication
6 1 (1.43%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.43%) Derivative
6 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.43%) Fintech
6 1 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.43%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.43%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.43%) PKI
6 1 (1.43%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 70 (100.00%) Linux
2 39 (55.71%) Windows
3 23 (32.86%) Windows Server
4 13 (18.57%) CentOS
5 8 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (11.43%) Ubuntu
6 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.86%) DC/OS
7 2 (2.86%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.43%) SUSE
8 1 (1.43%) Unix
8 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (40.00%) DevOps
2 22 (31.43%) Configuration Management
3 20 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 15 (21.43%) Incident Management
4 15 (21.43%) Open Source
4 15 (21.43%) Root Cause Analysis
5 14 (20.00%) Logistics
5 14 (20.00%) Problem Management
5 14 (20.00%) Service Management
6 8 (11.43%) Change Control
6 8 (11.43%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (11.43%) Scrum
7 7 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (8.57%) Change Management
8 6 (8.57%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (8.57%) Software Engineering
9 5 (7.14%) Data Analysis
9 5 (7.14%) Low Latency
9 5 (7.14%) Patch Management
9 5 (7.14%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 15 (21.43%) Bash Shell
1 15 (21.43%) SQL
2 9 (12.86%) Python
3 8 (11.43%) C#
4 6 (8.57%) Java
5 5 (7.14%) C
6 4 (5.71%) PHP
7 3 (4.29%) C++
7 3 (4.29%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.29%) Ruby
8 2 (2.86%) Perl
9 1 (1.43%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.43%) R
9 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (10.00%) Degree
2 6 (8.57%) Security Cleared
3 5 (7.14%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.43%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.43%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.86%) QA
2 2 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.86%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.43%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.43%) ECSS
3 1 (1.43%) GDPR
System Software
1 29 (41.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (24.29%) VMware ESXi
3 16 (22.86%) Hyper-V
4 15 (21.43%) Active Directory
5 6 (8.57%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (7.14%) Apache Flume
6 5 (7.14%) HDFS
7 4 (5.71%) Docker
8 3 (4.29%) iptables
9 2 (2.86%) KVM
9 2 (2.86%) VirtualBox
9 2 (2.86%) Xen
9 2 (2.86%) XenServer
10 1 (1.43%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (1.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 27 (38.57%) Puppet
2 15 (21.43%) vCenter Server
3 12 (17.14%) Ansible
4 11 (15.71%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (7.14%) Kibana
6 4 (5.71%) Grafana
6 4 (5.71%) Icinga
6 4 (5.71%) Nagios
6 4 (5.71%) ZABBIX
7 2 (2.86%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (2.86%) Kubernetes
7 2 (2.86%) Terraform
8 1 (1.43%) Backup Exec
8 1 (1.43%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (1.43%) Packer
8 1 (1.43%) Salt
8 1 (1.43%) Xymon
Vendors
1 37 (52.86%) VMware
2 15 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 14 (20.00%) BMC
3 14 (20.00%) ServiceNow
4 8 (11.43%) Red Hat
5 6 (8.57%) Atlassian
6 5 (7.14%) Cisco
7 4 (5.71%) Capita
7 4 (5.71%) Dell
7 4 (5.71%) PagerDuty
7 4 (5.71%) SAP
8 1 (1.43%) Altiris
8 1 (1.43%) BroadSoft
8 1 (1.43%) Dot Hill
8 1 (1.43%) Google
8 1 (1.43%) New Relic
8 1 (1.43%) Oracle
8 1 (1.43%) Splunk
8 1 (1.43%) Veeam
8 1 (1.43%) Veritas