The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Brighton during the 3 months to 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 55 98
Rank change year-on-year -22 +43  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 5 28 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 0.67% 3.34% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 3.39% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5 27 4
Median salary £42,500 £30,000 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.66% -1.63%  
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 737 827 962
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton 99.06% 98.57% 97.76%
Number of salaries quoted 686 742 842
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 28 March 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 28 March 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 33 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (60.61%) MySQL
3 18 (54.55%) DevOps
4 14 (42.42%) Python
5 12 (36.36%) CentOS
5 12 (36.36%) Security Patching
6 11 (33.33%) Ansible
7 10 (30.30%) Puppet
7 10 (30.30%) Ubuntu
8 9 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (27.27%) Red Hat
9 7 (21.21%) Bash Shell
10 5 (15.15%) Jenkins
10 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (15.15%) LAMP
10 5 (15.15%) Configuration Management
10 5 (15.15%) Apache
10 5 (15.15%) Perl
11 4 (12.12%) Oracle
11 4 (12.12%) Nagios
11 4 (12.12%) Firewall
11 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
11 4 (12.12%) Incident Management
11 4 (12.12%) Apache Solr
11 4 (12.12%) Hadoop
11 4 (12.12%) Ruby
11 4 (12.12%) JIRA
11 4 (12.12%) Fault Management
11 4 (12.12%) Load Testing
11 4 (12.12%) HBase

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 5 (15.15%) Apache
2 4 (12.12%) Apache Solr
2 4 (12.12%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (60.61%) MySQL
2 4 (12.12%) Big Data
2 4 (12.12%) Hadoop
2 4 (12.12%) HBase
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Jenkins
2 4 (12.12%) JIRA
General
1 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 33 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (36.36%) CentOS
3 10 (30.30%) Ubuntu
4 9 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (54.55%) DevOps
2 12 (36.36%) Security Patching
3 5 (15.15%) Configuration Management
4 4 (12.12%) Fault Management
4 4 (12.12%) Incident Management
4 4 (12.12%) Load Testing
5 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (9.09%) High Availability
6 2 (6.06%) Server Building
7 1 (3.03%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (42.42%) Python
2 7 (21.21%) Bash Shell
3 5 (15.15%) Perl
4 4 (12.12%) Ruby
5 3 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
Systems Management
1 11 (33.33%) Ansible
2 10 (30.30%) Puppet
3 4 (12.12%) Nagios
4 3 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) Red Hat
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle