Period
to 20 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

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
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 202 207 223
Rank change year-on-year +5 +16 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 26 32 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.51% 0.58% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.59% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 27 28 43
East Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +9.59% -2.67%
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £40,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +10.53%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the East Midlands with a recognized job title 5,016 5,411 6,357
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.59% 97.25% 97.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4,205 4,425 5,133
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

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 6 months to 20 July 2018.

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 6 months to 20 July 2018. 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
Nottinghamshire +12 14 £55,000 +37.50%
Leicestershire +5 5 £50,000 +25.00%
Northamptonshire -19 4 £37,500 -31.82% 1
Derbyshire -10 3 £35,000 - 1
Linux Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 East Midlands region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (61.54%) Puppet
2 16 (61.54%) Ansible
2 16 (61.54%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (57.69%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (53.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (53.85%) DevOps
5 13 (50.00%) Windows
5 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (46.15%) Ruby
6 12 (46.15%) Configuration Management
6 12 (46.15%) Shell Script
7 10 (38.46%) Python
7 10 (38.46%) Java
7 10 (38.46%) Software Engineering
7 10 (38.46%) Jenkins
8 9 (34.62%) Test Automation
8 9 (34.62%) Perl
9 8 (30.77%) PHP
9 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
9 8 (30.77%) C#
9 8 (30.77%) Red Hat
9 8 (30.77%) OO
9 8 (30.77%) Scrum
10 7 (26.92%) Middleware
10 7 (26.92%) Open Source
11 6 (23.08%) NoSQL
11 6 (23.08%) System Testing
11 6 (23.08%) PowerShell
11 6 (23.08%) Coaching

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 15 (57.69%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (53.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (15.38%) GitHub
4 3 (11.54%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (3.85%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) BGP
1 1 (3.85%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.85%) MySQL
2 1 (3.85%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 10 (38.46%) Jenkins
2 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
3 3 (11.54%) Bitbucket
3 3 (11.54%) IBM UrbanCode
3 3 (11.54%) JUnit
3 3 (11.54%) Selenium
3 3 (11.54%) SonarQube
3 3 (11.54%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (3.85%) GitLab
4 1 (3.85%) Maven
4 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
1 2 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) Middleware
2 3 (11.54%) YAML
3 1 (3.85%) Apache Flex
3 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Algorithms
1 6 (23.08%) Data Structures
2 3 (11.54%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (50.00%) Windows
3 5 (19.23%) Unix
4 4 (15.38%) SUSE
5 3 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (11.54%) Windows Server
5 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.85%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (3.85%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) DevOps
2 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (46.15%) Configuration Management
4 10 (38.46%) Software Engineering
5 9 (34.62%) Test Automation
6 8 (30.77%) OO
6 8 (30.77%) Scrum
7 7 (26.92%) Open Source
8 6 (23.08%) BDD
8 6 (23.08%) Coaching
8 6 (23.08%) Innovative Thinking
8 6 (23.08%) ITIL
8 6 (23.08%) OOD
8 6 (23.08%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (23.08%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 6 (23.08%) Software Testing
8 6 (23.08%) System Testing
8 6 (23.08%) TDD
9 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (15.38%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) Ruby
1 12 (46.15%) Shell Script
2 10 (38.46%) Java
2 10 (38.46%) Python
3 9 (34.62%) Perl
4 8 (30.77%) C#
4 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 8 (30.77%) PHP
5 6 (23.08%) PowerShell
6 4 (15.38%) Bash Shell
7 2 (7.69%) C++
7 2 (7.69%) MATLAB
7 2 (7.69%) SQL
8 1 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
1 1 (3.85%) LPIC
1 1 (3.85%) RHCE
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Docker
2 3 (11.54%) VMware Server
3 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (61.54%) Ansible
1 16 (61.54%) Opscode Chef
1 16 (61.54%) Puppet
2 5 (19.23%) Terraform
3 4 (15.38%) Kubernetes
4 3 (11.54%) Nagios
4 3 (11.54%) ZABBIX
5 1 (3.85%) Rancher
5 1 (3.85%) Salt
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Red Hat
2 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.54%) Dell
3 3 (11.54%) EMC
3 3 (11.54%) Hitachi
3 3 (11.54%) IBM
3 3 (11.54%) NetApp
3 3 (11.54%) VMware
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco
5 1 (3.85%) Google
5 1 (3.85%) SAP