Period
to 21 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £63,750 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 21 November 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
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 207 185 209
Rank change year-on-year -22 +24 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 17 41 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.36% 0.78% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.80% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 16 53 54
East Midlands median annual salary £63,750 £29,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +119.83% -20.00% -14.71%
10th Percentile £46,875 £27,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,500 £52,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 4,510 5,115 6,384
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.74% 97.35% 97.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3,541 4,264 5,053
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,750 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,425 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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
Northamptonshire -8 14 £65,000 +124.14% 1
Nottinghamshire +9 2 £65,000 +30.00%
Leicestershire -15 1 £47,500 +32.87% 2
Linux Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (70.59%) Bash Shell
2 12 (70.59%) DevOps
3 11 (64.71%) Puppet
3 11 (64.71%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (64.71%) Tomcat
3 11 (64.71%) Python
3 11 (64.71%) Java
3 11 (64.71%) Unix
4 10 (58.82%) JBoss
4 10 (58.82%) Configuration Management
4 10 (58.82%) Git (software)
4 10 (58.82%) Jenkins
5 8 (47.06%) Ruby
6 7 (41.18%) Mentoring
6 7 (41.18%) Web Operations
7 5 (29.41%) Ansible
7 5 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
8 4 (23.53%) C++
8 4 (23.53%) Apache
9 3 (17.65%) Windows
9 3 (17.65%) J2EE
9 3 (17.65%) SAN
9 3 (17.65%) VMware
9 3 (17.65%) Embedded Software Development
9 3 (17.65%) Confluence
9 3 (17.65%) Atlassian
9 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure

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:

Application Platforms
1 11 (64.71%) Tomcat
2 10 (58.82%) JBoss
3 4 (23.53%) Apache
4 3 (17.65%) Confluence
5 1 (5.88%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (5.88%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) SAN
2 2 (11.76%) LAN
2 2 (11.76%) WAN
3 1 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MySQL
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (58.82%) Git (software)
1 10 (58.82%) Jenkins
2 3 (17.65%) JIRA
General
1 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.88%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) J2EE
2 2 (11.76%) Web Services
3 1 (5.88%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Clustering
1 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.88%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (64.71%) Unix
3 3 (17.65%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (17.65%) FreeRTOS
3 3 (17.65%) Windows
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
4 2 (11.76%) CentOS
4 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.88%) Amazon Linux
5 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) DevOps
2 11 (64.71%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (58.82%) Configuration Management
4 7 (41.18%) Mentoring
4 7 (41.18%) Web Operations
5 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
6 3 (17.65%) Embedded Software Development
7 1 (5.88%) ITIL
7 1 (5.88%) ITSM
7 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
7 1 (5.88%) Microservices
7 1 (5.88%) OO
7 1 (5.88%) OOP
7 1 (5.88%) Physics
7 1 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (5.88%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) Bash Shell
2 11 (64.71%) Java
2 11 (64.71%) Python
3 8 (47.06%) Ruby
4 4 (23.53%) C++
5 1 (5.88%) MATLAB
5 1 (5.88%) Perl
5 1 (5.88%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Docker
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (64.71%) Puppet
2 5 (29.41%) Ansible
3 4 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (17.65%) Salt
5 1 (5.88%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (5.88%) Kubernetes
5 1 (5.88%) Rancher
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Atlassian
1 3 (17.65%) VMware
2 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft