Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Linux Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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

Senior Linux Engineer
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 175 - 185
Rank change year-on-year - +185 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Engineer 4 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.13% - 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% - 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 1
Cheshire median annual salary £50,000 - £50,000
10th Percentile £44,125 - £45,000
90th Percentile £55,000 - £55,000
North West median annual salary £52,500 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +31.25% -15.79% +18.75%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. 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
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies in Cheshire with a recognized job title 2929 2175 3160
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.84% 97.27% 97.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2248 1869 2681
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Senior Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Linux Engineer in Cheshire

Senior Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Senior Linux Engineer in Cheshire

Senior Linux Engineer
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Linux Engineer within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 3 £50,000 -
Knutsford - 1 £47,500 -
Senior Linux Engineer
North West

Senior Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Senior 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 Cheshire region featuring Senior Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Embedded Linux
2 3 (75.00%) C
2 3 (75.00%) C++
3 2 (50.00%) Open Source
3 2 (50.00%) QML
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) Master's Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) Electronics
3 2 (50.00%) Validation
3 2 (50.00%) CCTV
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Android
3 2 (50.00%) Qt
3 2 (50.00%) Embedded C
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (25.00%) Ruby
4 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Python

Senior Linux Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
General
1 2 (50.00%) Electronics
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) QML
1 2 (50.00%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) CCTV
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Android
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C
1 3 (75.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Embedded C
2 2 (50.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) Master's Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Rackspace
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat