Period
to 14 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cheltenham during the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 71 -
Rank change year-on-year -2 - +84
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 2 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 0.31% 1.67% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 1.70% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 0
Cheltenham median annual salary £47,500 £37,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.67% - -
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +20.00% +38.89%

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 609 471 821
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.75% 98.54% 98.09%
Number of salaries quoted 484 406 703
Cheltenham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £18,500 £24,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +4.94%

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 14 November 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 Cheltenham region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Ada
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (50.00%) Assembly Language
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Nagios
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Electronics
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (50.00%) Automotive
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Fedora
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) Xen
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) V-Model
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 1 (50.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (50.00%) Automotive
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Fedora
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Build Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Memory Management
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Task Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) UML
1 1 (50.00%) V-Model
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Ada
1 1 (50.00%) Assembly Language
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Def Stans
1 1 (50.00%) MISRA
1 1 (50.00%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Docker
1 1 (50.00%) VirtualBox
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Ansible
1 1 (50.00%) Docker Swarm
1 1 (50.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (50.00%) Nagios
1 1 (50.00%) OpenNMS
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
1 1 (50.00%) vCenter Server
1 1 (50.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cloudera
1 1 (50.00%) Hortonworks
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (50.00%) VMware