The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cheltenham during the 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 65 -
Rank change year-on-year +21 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 8 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 3.36% 0.25% -
As % of the Job Titles category 3.64% 0.25% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% -  
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 220 395 355
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 92.44% 99.00% 98.89%
Number of salaries quoted 183 330 317
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £30,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 12 (100.00%) Linux
1 12 (100.00%) Python
2 11 (91.67%) VMware
3 10 (83.33%) OpenStack
4 9 (75.00%) Puppet
4 9 (75.00%) Perl
5 8 (66.67%) MySQL
5 8 (66.67%) SAP
5 8 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (66.67%) Electronics
5 8 (66.67%) Telecoms
5 8 (66.67%) Finance
5 8 (66.67%) Manufacturing
5 8 (66.67%) Programme Management
5 8 (66.67%) Ruby
5 8 (66.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 8 (66.67%) Marketing
5 8 (66.67%) Digital Marketing
5 8 (66.67%) MariaDB
5 8 (66.67%) Jenkins
5 8 (66.67%) DevOps
6 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (58.33%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (58.33%) PowerShell
6 7 (58.33%) MongoDB
6 7 (58.33%) NoSQL
6 7 (58.33%) GitHub
6 7 (58.33%) Bitbucket
6 7 (58.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (58.33%) Continuous Integration

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 10 (83.33%) OpenStack
2 1 (8.33%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) nginx
Business Applications
1 8 (66.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (58.33%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (58.33%) GitHub
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (8.33%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) MariaDB
1 8 (66.67%) MySQL
2 7 (58.33%) MongoDB
2 7 (58.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 7 (58.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 7 (58.33%) Bitbucket
3 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (66.67%) Electronics
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
1 8 (66.67%) Manufacturing
1 8 (66.67%) Marketing
1 8 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (25.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) LAMP
1 1 (8.33%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (8.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) CentOS
3 3 (25.00%) Windows
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (8.33%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) DevOps
1 8 (66.67%) Digital Marketing
1 8 (66.67%) Programme Management
2 7 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Python
2 9 (75.00%) Perl
3 8 (66.67%) Ruby
4 7 (58.33%) PowerShell
4 7 (58.33%) SQL
5 4 (33.33%) Bash Shell
6 2 (16.67%) C
7 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) Ceph
2 1 (8.33%) Docker
2 1 (8.33%) Dovecot
2 1 (8.33%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 9 (75.00%) Puppet
2 1 (8.33%) Ansible
2 1 (8.33%) Galera Cluster
2 1 (8.33%) Kubernetes
2 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) VMware
2 8 (66.67%) SAP
3 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (8.33%) Scality