Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Croydon 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.

Linux Engineer
South London > Croydon
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 58 59
Rank change year-on-year +10 +1 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 4 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Croydon 1.16% 0.92% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 0.94% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 3
Croydon median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% - -
10th Percentile £50,000 £34,850 £43,150
90th Percentile £60,000 £51,750 £53,050
South London median annual salary £47,500 £65,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year -26.92% +41.30% +22.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon. 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
Croydon
Permanent vacancies in Croydon with a recognized job title 328 427 389
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.35% 98.61% 98.23%
Number of salaries quoted 264 391 354
Croydon median annual salary £46,000 £48,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.15% +7.78% +12.50%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £23,650
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,250 £60,000
South London median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -

Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Engineer in Croydon

Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in Croydon

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

Salary trend for Linux Engineer in Croydon

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 23 Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 20 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 Croydon region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) GSM
2 2 (50.00%) UMTS
2 2 (50.00%) Embedded C
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) LTE
2 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (50.00%) Puppet
2 2 (50.00%) Ansible
2 2 (50.00%) Docker
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) CoreOS
2 2 (50.00%) Kubernetes
2 2 (50.00%) Security Hardening
2 2 (50.00%) MISRA C
2 2 (50.00%) MISRA
2 2 (50.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (50.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (50.00%) C

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) GSM
1 2 (50.00%) LTE
1 2 (50.00%) UMTS
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps
1 2 (50.00%) Security Hardening
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) Embedded C
1 2 (50.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) MISRA
1 2 (50.00%) MISRA C
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Ansible
1 2 (50.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (50.00%) Kubernetes
1 2 (50.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (50.00%) Puppet