Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Brighton during the 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 61 111
Rank change year-on-year -31 +50 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 37 59 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 2.03% 3.61% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.05% 3.63% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 41 51 27
Brighton median annual salary £35,000 £45,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% +80.00% -39.39%
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
East Sussex median annual salary £35,000 £45,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year -22.22% +80.00% -39.39%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton. 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
Brighton
Permanent vacancies in Brighton with a recognized job title 1807 1624 1798
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.96% 99.33% 98.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1620 1422 1531
Brighton median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,875 £68,750 £60,000
East Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £42,655 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.50% +6.64% -

Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

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

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 6 months to 24 November 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 24 November 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 37 (100.00%) Linux
2 34 (91.89%) DevOps
3 21 (56.76%) MySQL
4 17 (45.95%) Security Patching
5 15 (40.54%) CentOS
5 15 (40.54%) Amazon AWS
6 14 (37.84%) Python
6 14 (37.84%) Bash Shell
7 11 (29.73%) Unix
8 8 (21.62%) Ubuntu
8 8 (21.62%) Java
8 8 (21.62%) SQL
9 7 (18.92%) Docker
9 7 (18.92%) Vagrant
10 6 (16.22%) MongoDB
10 6 (16.22%) NoSQL
10 6 (16.22%) SDLC
10 6 (16.22%) Perl
10 6 (16.22%) Windows
10 6 (16.22%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (13.51%) Red Hat
12 4 (10.81%) Opscode Chef
12 4 (10.81%) Shell Script
12 4 (10.81%) DNS
12 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
12 4 (10.81%) PHP
12 4 (10.81%) HTML
12 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
12 4 (10.81%) Debian
12 4 (10.81%) Incident Management

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 1 (2.70%) Apache
1 1 (2.70%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 15 (40.54%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) DNS
2 2 (5.41%) Asterisk PBX
2 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (56.76%) MySQL
2 6 (16.22%) MongoDB
2 6 (16.22%) NoSQL
2 6 (16.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Vagrant
2 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.70%) Banking
2 1 (2.70%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) HTML
2 1 (2.70%) LAMP
2 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.70%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (40.54%) CentOS
3 11 (29.73%) Unix
4 8 (21.62%) Ubuntu
5 6 (16.22%) Windows
6 4 (10.81%) Debian
7 2 (5.41%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (91.89%) DevOps
2 17 (45.95%) Security Patching
3 6 (16.22%) SDLC
4 4 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (10.81%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.70%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (37.84%) Bash Shell
1 14 (37.84%) Python
2 8 (21.62%) Java
2 8 (21.62%) SQL
3 6 (16.22%) Perl
4 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.81%) PHP
4 4 (10.81%) PowerShell
4 4 (10.81%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.70%) C
5 1 (2.70%) C++
5 1 (2.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (18.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.41%) Ansible
3 1 (2.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Red Hat
2 4 (10.81%) Microsoft