Period
to 23 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Brighton during the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 111 97 74
Rank change year-on-year -14 -23 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 18 23 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 0.95% 1.50% 3.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 1.52% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 13 23 44
Brighton median annual salary £35,000 £49,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.57% +5.95% +41.22%
10th Percentile £25,200 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £46,250 £50,000 £65,000
East Sussex median annual salary £35,000 £43,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year -19.08% -3.89% +37.40%

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 1,869 1,517 1,756
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.99% 98.63% 99.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1,556 1,324 1,516
Brighton median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £69,375
East Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 23 September 2018.

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 September 2018, Linux Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Brighton region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (44.44%) Python
3 7 (38.89%) Windows
3 7 (38.89%) VoIP
3 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
3 7 (38.89%) Bash Shell
4 6 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (33.33%) SQL
5 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
6 4 (22.22%) Scrum
6 4 (22.22%) Electronics
6 4 (22.22%) MySQL
6 4 (22.22%) C
6 4 (22.22%) C++
6 4 (22.22%) Lua
6 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (22.22%) Embedded Linux
6 4 (22.22%) DevOps
6 4 (22.22%) SDLC
6 4 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (16.67%) Mobile App
7 3 (16.67%) Asterisk PBX
7 3 (16.67%) MongoDB
7 3 (16.67%) TOGAF
7 3 (16.67%) Kanban
7 3 (16.67%) openSUSE
7 3 (16.67%) Perl
7 3 (16.67%) CCNA
7 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification

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 (5.56%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
1 7 (38.89%) VoIP
2 3 (16.67%) Asterisk PBX
3 2 (11.11%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) MySQL
2 3 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 3 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
1 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.56%) JIRA
1 1 (5.56%) JMeter
1 1 (5.56%) JUnit
1 1 (5.56%) Selenium
1 1 (5.56%) TestNG
General
1 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
2 4 (22.22%) Electronics
3 2 (11.11%) Games
4 1 (5.56%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) Gherkin
2 1 (5.56%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (38.89%) Windows
3 4 (22.22%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (16.67%) openSUSE
5 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (22.22%) DevOps
2 4 (22.22%) Scrum
2 4 (22.22%) SDLC
3 3 (16.67%) Kanban
3 3 (16.67%) TOGAF
4 2 (11.11%) Analytics
4 2 (11.11%) OO
4 2 (11.11%) OOP
4 2 (11.11%) Open Source
5 1 (5.56%) API Testing
5 1 (5.56%) BDD
5 1 (5.56%) Manual Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Management
5 1 (5.56%) Regression Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) Python
2 7 (38.89%) Bash Shell
3 6 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (22.22%) C
4 4 (22.22%) C++
4 4 (22.22%) Lua
5 3 (16.67%) Perl
6 1 (5.56%) Go
6 1 (5.56%) Java
6 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) CCNA
1 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (16.67%) RHCE
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Ansible
1 2 (11.11%) Puppet
1 2 (11.11%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Peoplefluent