The median annual salary for a Linux Support Engineer was £32,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Support Engineer
South East / Berkshire
Rank 166 193 169
Rank change year-on-year +27 -24  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support Engineer 19 22 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.57% 0.45% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.47% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 19 22 56
Median salary £32,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £21,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £59,750 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £33,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +4.47% -20.23%  

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 3163 4668 5083
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 95.07% 94.57% 95.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2572 3813 3770
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +7.52%  
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 Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Support Engineer in Berkshire

Linux Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Support Engineer in Berkshire.

Salary trend for Linux Support Engineer in Berkshire

Linux Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Support Engineer in Berkshire over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Support Engineer in Berkshire

Linux Support 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 Support Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 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 +34 5 £35,000 -39.13%
Maidenhead - 3 £45,000 -
Slough +19 2 £30,000 +39.53%
Bracknell +10 1 £32,500 +32.65%
Wokingham - 1 £37,500 -
Linux Support Engineer
South East

Linux Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, Linux Support 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 Support Engineer in the job title.

1 38 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (50.00%) Windows
3 15 (39.47%) Firewall
4 14 (36.84%) TCP/IP
5 12 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (31.58%) Solaris
5 12 (31.58%) SQL
5 12 (31.58%) Perl
5 12 (31.58%) SQL Server
5 12 (31.58%) Red Hat
6 11 (28.95%) Sun
7 10 (26.32%) LAMP
7 10 (26.32%) Oracle
7 10 (26.32%) Bash Shell
7 10 (26.32%) French Language
8 9 (23.68%) MySQL
8 9 (23.68%) Java
8 9 (23.68%) Unix
9 8 (21.05%) Apache
9 8 (21.05%) Tomcat
9 8 (21.05%) AIX
9 8 (21.05%) HPUX
9 8 (21.05%) Games
9 8 (21.05%) PowerShell
9 8 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
10 7 (18.42%) SaaS
10 7 (18.42%) Puppet
10 7 (18.42%) SIEM
10 7 (18.42%) WebSphere
10 7 (18.42%) Manufacturing

Linux Support 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 8 (21.05%) Apache
1 8 (21.05%) Tomcat
2 7 (18.42%) WebSphere
3 6 (15.79%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (10.53%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (10.53%) JBoss
4 4 (10.53%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 4 (10.53%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.63%) Confluence
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (18.42%) SaaS
3 4 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 15 (39.47%) Firewall
2 14 (36.84%) TCP/IP
3 7 (18.42%) DNS
4 4 (10.53%) HTTP
4 4 (10.53%) LDAP
4 4 (10.53%) NAS
4 4 (10.53%) SAN
5 3 (7.89%) Network Security
5 3 (7.89%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 9 (23.68%) MySQL
3 6 (15.79%) InfluxDB
4 4 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (10.53%) RDBMS
4 4 (10.53%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.63%) DB2
5 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.63%) Ant
2 1 (2.63%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (2.63%) Gradle
2 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.63%) JIRA
2 1 (2.63%) Maven
2 1 (2.63%) Subversion
General
1 10 (26.32%) French Language
2 8 (21.05%) Games
3 7 (18.42%) Manufacturing
4 3 (7.89%) Finance
4 3 (7.89%) German Language
5 1 (2.63%) Avionics
5 1 (2.63%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (26.32%) LAMP
2 7 (18.42%) Middleware
3 5 (13.16%) Web Services
4 3 (7.89%) Regular Expression
5 1 (2.63%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (2.63%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Cyberthreat
2 4 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.89%) Fintech
4 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.26%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.63%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.63%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (50.00%) Windows
3 12 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (31.58%) Solaris
4 9 (23.68%) Unix
5 8 (21.05%) AIX
5 8 (21.05%) HPUX
6 7 (18.42%) IRIX
7 4 (10.53%) CentOS
7 4 (10.53%) Windows Server
8 2 (5.26%) Debian
9 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.42%) Analytics
1 7 (18.42%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) SIEM
2 5 (13.16%) DevOps
2 5 (13.16%) High Availability
2 5 (13.16%) Load Balancing
2 5 (13.16%) Open Source
3 4 (10.53%) Web Operations
4 3 (7.89%) B2B
4 3 (7.89%) Event Correlation
4 3 (7.89%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.26%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.63%) Build Automation
6 1 (2.63%) Data Management
6 1 (2.63%) Data Security
6 1 (2.63%) Dependency Management
6 1 (2.63%) Migration
6 1 (2.63%) SOA
6 1 (2.63%) Software Deployment
6 1 (2.63%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (31.58%) Perl
1 12 (31.58%) SQL
2 10 (26.32%) Bash Shell
3 9 (23.68%) Java
4 8 (21.05%) PowerShell
5 6 (15.79%) Python
6 3 (7.89%) C
6 3 (7.89%) PL/SQL
6 3 (7.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) CISSP
2 3 (7.89%) Degree
2 3 (7.89%) MCP
2 3 (7.89%) MCSE
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.53%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (10.53%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) Ansible
1 7 (18.42%) Puppet
2 6 (15.79%) Grafana
2 6 (15.79%) Graphite
3 4 (10.53%) OpenAM
4 3 (7.89%) Kibana
4 3 (7.89%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.63%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.63%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (2.63%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (2.63%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.63%) Salt
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) Red Hat
2 11 (28.95%) Sun
3 10 (26.32%) Oracle
4 7 (18.42%) LogRhythm
5 4 (10.53%) VMware
6 2 (5.26%) HP
7 1 (2.63%) Atlassian
7 1 (2.63%) CommVault
7 1 (2.63%) EMC
7 1 (2.63%) Google
7 1 (2.63%) IBM
7 1 (2.63%) NetApp
7 1 (2.63%) Sybase
7 1 (2.63%) Veeam
7 1 (2.63%) Veritas