Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Linux Support Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux Support Engineer
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 227 234 281
Rank change year-on-year +7 +47 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support Engineer 29 69 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.46% 0.80% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.84% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 29 63 60
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £48,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.22% +94.00% -17.36%
10th Percentile £24,250 £33,000 £20,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £43,875
South East median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year -11.11% +63.64% -21.43%

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 6015 8216 10616
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.51% 95.63% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4820 6441 8430
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +4.17% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £73,750 £71,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Linux Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured Linux Support Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 +9 15 £60,000 +4.35% 1
Maidenhead +20 8 £45,000 +12.50%
Bracknell 0 3 £21,000 -50.59%
Newbury -13 2 £26,250 -9.48%
Wokingham - 1 £42,500 -
Linux Support Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 29 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (72.41%) TCP/IP
3 16 (55.17%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (51.72%) DevOps
5 14 (48.28%) OpenStack
5 14 (48.28%) VMware
5 14 (48.28%) SQL
5 14 (48.28%) Windows
6 13 (44.83%) VPN
6 13 (44.83%) SSL
6 13 (44.83%) Identity Management
6 13 (44.83%) IPsec
6 13 (44.83%) Active Directory
6 13 (44.83%) HTTP
6 13 (44.83%) Internet
6 13 (44.83%) Degree
6 13 (44.83%) Cloud Foundry
6 13 (44.83%) Docker
6 13 (44.83%) Kubernetes
6 13 (44.83%) Private Cloud
6 13 (44.83%) Data Centre
6 13 (44.83%) API Integration
7 12 (41.38%) Windows Server
8 8 (27.59%) Firewall
8 8 (27.59%) Games
8 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
8 8 (27.59%) SIEM
8 8 (27.59%) Cyberthreat
8 8 (27.59%) LogRhythm
8 8 (27.59%) Proactive Monitoring

Linux Support 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 (48.28%) OpenStack
2 13 (44.83%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (10.34%) IIS
4 2 (6.90%) JBoss
4 2 (6.90%) Tomcat
4 2 (6.90%) WebLogic
4 2 (6.90%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 16 (55.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (72.41%) TCP/IP
2 13 (44.83%) HTTP
2 13 (44.83%) Internet
2 13 (44.83%) IPsec
2 13 (44.83%) SSL
2 13 (44.83%) VPN
3 8 (27.59%) Firewall
4 2 (6.90%) LDAP
5 1 (3.45%) LAN
5 1 (3.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) MySQL
2 2 (6.90%) RDBMS
2 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
General
1 8 (27.59%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) Web Services
2 1 (3.45%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 13 (44.83%) Data Centre
1 13 (44.83%) Private Cloud
2 8 (27.59%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (48.28%) Windows
3 12 (41.38%) Windows Server
4 5 (17.24%) Unix
5 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.45%) CentOS
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) DevOps
2 13 (44.83%) API Integration
2 13 (44.83%) Identity Management
3 8 (27.59%) Proactive Monitoring
3 8 (27.59%) SIEM
4 1 (3.45%) Analytics
4 1 (3.45%) Change Management
4 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.45%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
2 2 (6.90%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (44.83%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) CISSP
System Software
1 13 (44.83%) Active Directory
1 13 (44.83%) Docker
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (44.83%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.45%) Ansible
2 1 (3.45%) cPanel
2 1 (3.45%) Nagios
2 1 (3.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (48.28%) VMware
2 8 (27.59%) LogRhythm
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle
3 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco
4 1 (3.45%) Juniper
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft