Period
to 18 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £44,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 18 December 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 208 154 110
Rank change year-on-year -54 -44 +47
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 53 110 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.88% 1.71% 2.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 1.79% 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 37 94 168
Berkshire median annual salary £44,000 £48,750 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.74% -15.22% +13.86%
10th Percentile £35,200 £27,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £64,300 £75,000 £72,500
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 5,711 6,152 8,018
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.80% 95.56% 96.07%
Number of salaries quoted 4,552 4,957 6,290
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £73,750
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 18 December 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 18 December 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 -25 25 £45,000 -25.00% 2
Maidenhead -32 10 £52,500 +16.67%
Newbury +1 8 £37,500 +31.58% 1
Wokingham +21 3 £42,500 -
Slough -9 3 - -
Bracknell -10 3 £42,500 +80.85% 2
Linux Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 53 (100.00%) Linux
2 29 (54.72%) VMware
3 27 (50.94%) Windows
4 25 (47.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 25 (47.17%) Amazon AWS
5 24 (45.28%) VMware Infrastructure
6 21 (39.62%) Ansible
6 21 (39.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 19 (35.85%) Windows Server
8 17 (32.08%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (32.08%) DevOps
9 16 (30.19%) Bash Shell
9 16 (30.19%) VMware ESXi
9 16 (30.19%) SQL
10 15 (28.30%) Python
10 15 (28.30%) Telecoms
10 15 (28.30%) Finance
10 15 (28.30%) Marketing
11 14 (26.42%) Manufacturing
11 14 (26.42%) Electronics
11 14 (26.42%) Programme Management
11 14 (26.42%) SQL Server
11 14 (26.42%) SAP
11 14 (26.42%) Digital Marketing
11 14 (26.42%) Private Cloud
12 12 (22.64%) Active Directory
12 12 (22.64%) Red Hat
12 12 (22.64%) Degree
12 12 (22.64%) vCenter Server
13 11 (20.75%) Agile Software Development

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 11 (20.75%) IIS
2 9 (16.98%) Apache
3 5 (9.43%) OpenStack
4 4 (7.55%) Confluence
4 4 (7.55%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (7.55%) Tomcat
5 3 (5.66%) Apache Spark
6 2 (3.77%) nginx
6 2 (3.77%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.89%) iPlanet
Cloud Services
1 25 (47.17%) Amazon AWS
1 25 (47.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (11.32%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (5.66%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (5.66%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (1.89%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.89%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.89%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.89%) CloudFront
4 1 (1.89%) GitHub
4 1 (1.89%) Route 53
4 1 (1.89%) Serverless
4 1 (1.89%) Slack
4 1 (1.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.21%) SAN
2 5 (9.43%) DNS
2 5 (9.43%) Firewall
3 4 (7.55%) VLAN
3 4 (7.55%) VPN
4 3 (5.66%) DHCP
4 3 (5.66%) LAN
4 3 (5.66%) VoIP
4 3 (5.66%) WAN
5 2 (3.77%) Skype
5 2 (3.77%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.89%) DMZ
6 1 (1.89%) IMAP
6 1 (1.89%) NAS
6 1 (1.89%) Network Security
6 1 (1.89%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (1.89%) SSH
6 1 (1.89%) SSL
6 1 (1.89%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.89%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (26.42%) SQL Server
2 9 (16.98%) MySQL
3 4 (7.55%) Big Data
4 3 (5.66%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (5.66%) Hadoop
4 3 (5.66%) HBase
4 3 (5.66%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (5.66%) Qlik Sense
5 2 (3.77%) Apache Hive
5 2 (3.77%) Impala
6 1 (1.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.89%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.89%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.89%) DB2
6 1 (1.89%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (20.75%) Jenkins
2 8 (15.09%) Git (software)
3 6 (11.32%) Selenium
4 5 (9.43%) JIRA
5 4 (7.55%) Gerrit
6 3 (5.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (3.77%) Protractor
7 2 (3.77%) Subversion
8 1 (1.89%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.89%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 15 (28.30%) Finance
1 15 (28.30%) Marketing
1 15 (28.30%) Telecoms
2 14 (26.42%) Electronics
2 14 (26.42%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.66%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.09%) Web Services
2 4 (7.55%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (5.66%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (5.66%) Kafka
3 3 (5.66%) LDAP
4 2 (3.77%) AngularJS
4 2 (3.77%) LAMP
5 1 (1.89%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (1.89%) JMS
5 1 (1.89%) libvirt
5 1 (1.89%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.42%) Private Cloud
2 6 (11.32%) Linux Command Line
2 6 (11.32%) Public Cloud
3 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.89%) Cyberattack
5 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.89%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 53 (100.00%) Linux
2 27 (50.94%) Windows
3 19 (35.85%) Windows Server
4 9 (16.98%) CentOS
5 4 (7.55%) Unix
5 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (5.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (5.66%) SUSE
6 3 (5.66%) Ubuntu
6 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.77%) VMS
8 1 (1.89%) Solaris
8 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (39.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 17 (32.08%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (32.08%) DevOps
3 14 (26.42%) Digital Marketing
3 14 (26.42%) Programme Management
4 11 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (18.87%) Incident Management
5 10 (18.87%) Root Cause Analysis
6 9 (16.98%) Logistics
6 9 (16.98%) Problem Management
6 9 (16.98%) Service Management
7 8 (15.09%) Open Source
8 6 (11.32%) BDD
8 6 (11.32%) Defect Management
8 6 (11.32%) Exploratory Testing
8 6 (11.32%) Manual Testing
8 6 (11.32%) Network Monitoring
8 6 (11.32%) Non-Functional Testing
8 6 (11.32%) SDLC
8 6 (11.32%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 16 (30.19%) Bash Shell
1 16 (30.19%) SQL
2 15 (28.30%) Python
3 7 (13.21%) Java
4 3 (5.66%) Perl
4 3 (5.66%) PowerShell
4 3 (5.66%) Ruby
5 2 (3.77%) C
5 2 (3.77%) Go
5 2 (3.77%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (22.64%) Degree
2 6 (11.32%) ISTQB
2 6 (11.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (5.66%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.77%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.09%) QA
2 2 (3.77%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.89%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.89%) GDPR
3 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (45.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (30.19%) VMware ESXi
3 12 (22.64%) Active Directory
4 11 (20.75%) Hyper-V
5 10 (18.87%) Docker
6 4 (7.55%) Xen
7 3 (5.66%) KVM
7 3 (5.66%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (3.77%) Apache Flume
8 2 (3.77%) HDFS
8 2 (3.77%) iptables
8 2 (3.77%) VirtualBox
8 2 (3.77%) XenServer
9 1 (1.89%) NDS
9 1 (1.89%) NetIQ eDirectory
9 1 (1.89%) Postfix
9 1 (1.89%) Squid
9 1 (1.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (39.62%) Ansible
2 12 (22.64%) vCenter Server
3 11 (20.75%) Puppet
4 7 (13.21%) Nagios
5 4 (7.55%) Grafana
5 4 (7.55%) Icinga
5 4 (7.55%) Kibana
5 4 (7.55%) Kubernetes
6 3 (5.66%) Backup Exec
6 3 (5.66%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (3.77%) Graphite
8 1 (1.89%) Cacti
8 1 (1.89%) Prometheus
8 1 (1.89%) Terraform
8 1 (1.89%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 29 (54.72%) VMware
2 14 (26.42%) SAP
3 12 (22.64%) Red Hat
4 11 (20.75%) Microsoft
5 9 (16.98%) BMC
5 9 (16.98%) ServiceNow
6 6 (11.32%) Cisco
7 4 (7.55%) Dell
7 4 (7.55%) Google
7 4 (7.55%) PagerDuty
8 3 (5.66%) Altiris
8 3 (5.66%) Atlassian
8 3 (5.66%) Dot Hill
8 3 (5.66%) HP
8 3 (5.66%) Veeam
8 3 (5.66%) Veritas
9 2 (3.77%) Centreon
9 2 (3.77%) Oracle
10 1 (1.89%) Juniper
10 1 (1.89%) SaltStack