The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Brighton 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
East Sussex / Brighton
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 65 82
Rank change year-on-year +6 +17  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 15 20 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 2.09% 2.26% 1.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.12% 2.28% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 15 16 16
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.64% +39.34%  
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 Brighton. 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
Brighton
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 706 876 881
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton 98.33% 98.98% 98.77%
Number of salaries quoted 605 757 737
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £59,000
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 Brighton

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Engineer in Brighton

Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in Brighton

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

Salary trend for Linux Engineer in Brighton

Linux Engineer
Salary Histogram in Brighton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Engineer in Brighton over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Engineer in Brighton

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

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 Brighton region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (60.00%) Python
3 11 (55.00%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (55.00%) DevOps
4 10 (50.00%) MySQL
5 9 (45.00%) Unix
5 9 (45.00%) Perl
5 9 (45.00%) Ubuntu
6 7 (35.00%) Bash Shell
6 7 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (35.00%) PowerShell
6 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (35.00%) Debian
6 7 (35.00%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (35.00%) PHP
6 7 (35.00%) Windows
6 7 (35.00%) HTML
6 7 (35.00%) Java
6 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
6 7 (35.00%) DNS
6 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
7 5 (25.00%) ISO 9001
7 5 (25.00%) C
7 5 (25.00%) C++
7 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 5 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
8 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
8 3 (15.00%) Ansible
9 2 (10.00%) Docker

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Brighton 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 2 (10.00%) Apache
1 2 (10.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 11 (55.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) MySQL
2 7 (35.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Vagrant
2 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (5.00%) Banking
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) HTML
2 2 (10.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (45.00%) Ubuntu
2 9 (45.00%) Unix
3 7 (35.00%) Debian
3 7 (35.00%) Windows
4 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) DevOps
2 7 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (10.00%) SDLC
5 2 (10.00%) Server Building
6 1 (5.00%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) Python
2 9 (45.00%) Perl
3 7 (35.00%) Bash Shell
3 7 (35.00%) Java
3 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (35.00%) PHP
3 7 (35.00%) PowerShell
4 5 (25.00%) C
4 5 (25.00%) C++
5 1 (5.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Ansible
2 1 (5.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Red Hat