Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheltenham during the 6 months to 23 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
Gloucestershire > Cheltenham
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 91 82
Rank change year-on-year +17 -9 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 5 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 1.05% 0.12% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 0.12% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 4
Cheltenham median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -44.44% +170.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £63,750
90th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £71,250
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £27,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% +38.89% -20.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham. 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
Cheltenham
Permanent vacancies in Cheltenham with a recognized job title 468 805 636
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.32% 97.81% 95.64%
Number of salaries quoted 399 690 527
Cheltenham median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +2.56%
10th Percentile £22,750 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
Gloucestershire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +6.58%

Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

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

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 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 23 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 Cheltenham region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Perl
1 5 (100.00%) MySQL
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Python
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) Puppet
1 5 (100.00%) MariaDB
2 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (80.00%) DevOps
2 4 (80.00%) MongoDB
2 4 (80.00%) NoSQL
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (80.00%) OpenStack
2 4 (80.00%) GitHub
2 4 (80.00%) Bitbucket
2 4 (80.00%) Ruby
2 4 (80.00%) Marketing
2 4 (80.00%) Digital Marketing
2 4 (80.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (80.00%) Programme Management
2 4 (80.00%) Electronics
2 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (80.00%) SAP
2 4 (80.00%) SQL

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 (80.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (80.00%) GitHub
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (20.00%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) MariaDB
1 5 (100.00%) MySQL
2 4 (80.00%) MongoDB
2 4 (80.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (80.00%) Bitbucket
1 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (80.00%) Electronics
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
1 4 (80.00%) Manufacturing
1 4 (80.00%) Marketing
1 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) LAMP
1 1 (20.00%) LEMP Stack
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) CentOS
2 1 (20.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (80.00%) DevOps
1 4 (80.00%) Digital Marketing
1 4 (80.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Perl
1 5 (100.00%) Python
2 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (80.00%) Ruby
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Ceph
1 1 (20.00%) Docker
1 1 (20.00%) Dovecot
1 1 (20.00%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) Puppet
2 1 (20.00%) Ansible
2 1 (20.00%) Galera Cluster
2 1 (20.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) Scality