The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheltenham during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Engineer
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank 45 60 53
Rank change year-on-year +15 -7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 4 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 1.76% 0.58% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.88% 0.62% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 2
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +6.66%  
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 Cheltenham. 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
Cheltenham
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 213 483 375
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 93.83% 93.79% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 165 290 308
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,300 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £62,500
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 Cheltenham

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Engineer in Cheltenham

Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

Salary trend for Linux Engineer in Cheltenham

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 25 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 Cheltenham region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Python
3 4 (50.00%) MySQL
3 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (50.00%) OpenStack
3 4 (50.00%) MariaDB
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
4 3 (37.50%) Cybercrime
4 3 (37.50%) Security Hardening
4 3 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
4 3 (37.50%) DV Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (37.50%) CentOS
4 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (37.50%) Ubuntu
4 3 (37.50%) QA
4 3 (37.50%) Games
4 3 (37.50%) Debian
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
5 2 (25.00%) C
5 2 (25.00%) Perl
5 2 (25.00%) Ruby
5 2 (25.00%) Puppet
5 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (25.00%) DevOps
6 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 4 (50.00%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) GitHub
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) MariaDB
1 4 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (12.50%) Bitbucket
General
1 3 (37.50%) Games
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) CentOS
2 3 (37.50%) Debian
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Ubuntu
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (37.50%) Security Hardening
2 2 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Python
2 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
3 2 (25.00%) C
3 2 (25.00%) Perl
3 2 (25.00%) Ruby
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) DV Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
3 1 (12.50%) SAP