Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Devon during the 6 months to 19 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 West > Devon
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 85 72
Rank change year-on-year +17 -13 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 4 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon 0.72% 0.38% 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.40% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 3
Devon median annual salary £35,000 £27,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.27% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £31,100 £19,450 £17,900
90th Percentile £37,900 £35,750 £31,700
South West median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +5.26%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Devon. 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
Devon
Permanent vacancies in Devon with a recognized job title 538 749 700
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.76% 95.78% 96.29%
Number of salaries quoted 452 660 590
Devon median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +7.69% -1.89%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £20,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £47,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Engineer in Devon

Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in Devon

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

Salary trend for Linux Engineer in Devon

Linux Engineer
Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the Devon region over the 6 months to 19 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
Plymouth +9 2 £36,500 +36.45%
Torquay - 1 £31,500 -
Linux Engineer
South West

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 28 Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 19 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 Devon region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Wireless
4 1 (25.00%) SSH
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) MySQL
4 1 (25.00%) IIS
4 1 (25.00%) Apache
4 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) DevOps
4 1 (25.00%) WSUS
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) CentOS
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Cacti
4 1 (25.00%) Debian
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (25.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) CentOS
3 1 (25.00%) Debian
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Python
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Cacti
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Satellite
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 1 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) VMware