The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £41,250 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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

Linux Engineer
England / East Midlands
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 148 152 179
Rank change year-on-year +4 +27  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 12 14 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.41% 0.44% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.45% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 4
Median salary £41,250 £37,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +17.18%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,100 £42,500 £48,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.70%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2827 3081 3292
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 96.75% 97.35% 97.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2257 2454 2683
Median salary £37,500 £38,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.31% -2.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,000 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands that featured Linux Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Linux Engineer in the East Midlands

Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Salary trend for Linux Engineer in the East Midlands

Linux Engineer
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Engineer in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Engineer in the East Midlands

Linux Engineer
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +7 10 £43,750 +16.66% 1
Derbyshire - 2 £40,000 -
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 East Midlands region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 39 (100.00%) Linux
2 25 (64.10%) DevOps
3 23 (58.97%) Ubuntu
3 23 (58.97%) Debian
4 20 (51.28%) Red Hat
5 19 (48.72%) Finance
6 18 (46.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (41.03%) VMware
7 16 (41.03%) CentOS
8 14 (35.90%) Active Directory
8 14 (35.90%) Unix
9 9 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
10 8 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (20.51%) Software Engineering
10 8 (20.51%) Manufacturing
10 8 (20.51%) TCP/IP
10 8 (20.51%) Firewall
11 7 (17.95%) Windows
11 7 (17.95%) HPUX
11 7 (17.95%) Shell Script
11 7 (17.95%) SolarWinds
12 5 (12.82%) Puppet
12 5 (12.82%) Jenkins
12 5 (12.82%) Opscode Chef
12 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
12 5 (12.82%) Git (software)
12 5 (12.82%) Front Office
13 4 (10.26%) Device Driver
13 4 (10.26%) Workflow
13 4 (10.26%) Automotive

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 9 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) Firewall
1 8 (20.51%) TCP/IP
2 4 (10.26%) Internet
2 4 (10.26%) LAN
2 4 (10.26%) RS-485
3 1 (2.56%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Git (software)
1 5 (12.82%) Jenkins
2 4 (10.26%) GitLab
3 3 (7.69%) Vagrant
General
1 19 (48.72%) Finance
2 8 (20.51%) Manufacturing
3 5 (12.82%) Front Office
4 4 (10.26%) Automotive
5 2 (5.13%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Device Driver
1 4 (10.26%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (58.97%) Debian
2 23 (58.97%) Ubuntu
3 18 (46.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (41.03%) CentOS
5 14 (35.90%) Unix
6 7 (17.95%) HPUX
6 7 (17.95%) Windows
7 4 (10.26%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (64.10%) DevOps
2 8 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (20.51%) Software Engineering
3 4 (10.26%) Defect Tracking
3 4 (10.26%) Embedded Software Development
3 4 (10.26%) Logistics
3 4 (10.26%) Memory Management
3 4 (10.26%) Multithreading
3 4 (10.26%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (10.26%) Security Hardening
3 4 (10.26%) Software Architecture
3 4 (10.26%) Workflow
4 2 (5.13%) Microservices
4 2 (5.13%) Open Source
5 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.56%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.95%) Shell Script
2 4 (10.26%) C
2 4 (10.26%) C++
2 4 (10.26%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) QA
System Software
1 14 (35.90%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (12.82%) Puppet
2 3 (7.69%) Ansible
2 3 (7.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 20 (51.28%) Red Hat
2 16 (41.03%) VMware
3 7 (17.95%) SolarWinds
4 4 (10.26%) Freescale
5 2 (5.13%) HP
5 2 (5.13%) SAP
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