The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 25 June 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 of England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 204 162 204
Rank change year-on-year -42 +42  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 51 100 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.83% 1.49% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 1.54% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 46 90 72
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +13.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £44,000 £37,900
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £58,650 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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 of England. 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 of England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5954 6475 7992
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 97.27% 96.20% 97.48%
Number of salaries quoted 4865 5500 6591
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Engineer in the East of England

Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Linux Engineer in the East of England

Linux Engineer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Engineer in the East of England over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Engineer in the East of England

Linux Engineer
Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Cambridgeshire -31 20 £50,000 - 16
Hertfordshire -8 18 £62,500 +31.57% 2
Essex -12 13 £52,500 +10.52% 1
Linux Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 of England region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 94 (100.00%) Linux
2 45 (47.87%) VMware
3 42 (44.68%) Windows
4 39 (41.49%) Python
5 36 (38.30%) Perl
6 35 (37.23%) Amazon AWS
6 35 (37.23%) Bash Shell
7 29 (30.85%) VMware Infrastructure
8 25 (26.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 25 (26.60%) Unix
9 24 (25.53%) Java
9 24 (25.53%) Red Hat
9 24 (25.53%) DevOps
10 20 (21.28%) Degree
11 19 (20.21%) Software Engineering
12 18 (19.15%) NetApp
12 18 (19.15%) Microsoft Azure
13 16 (17.02%) TCP/IP
13 16 (17.02%) C
13 16 (17.02%) Data Centre
14 15 (15.96%) Puppet
14 15 (15.96%) Agile Software Development
15 14 (14.89%) SQL
15 14 (14.89%) MySQL
15 14 (14.89%) Microsoft
15 14 (14.89%) Office 365
15 14 (14.89%) Opscode Chef
16 13 (13.83%) Jenkins
16 13 (13.83%) vSphere
16 13 (13.83%) Test Automation

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 10 (10.64%) JBoss
1 10 (10.64%) OpenStack
2 5 (5.32%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.26%) IIS
4 3 (3.19%) Apache
4 3 (3.19%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (3.19%) Joomla!
4 3 (3.19%) SAS
4 3 (3.19%) WordPress
5 2 (2.13%) nginx
6 1 (1.06%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Magento
1 3 (3.19%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 35 (37.23%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (19.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (14.89%) Office 365
4 4 (4.26%) IaaS
5 3 (3.19%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (3.19%) Oracle Service Cloud
6 1 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.06%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.06%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.06%) AWS OpsWorks
6 1 (1.06%) SaaS
6 1 (1.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (17.02%) TCP/IP
2 7 (7.45%) NAS
2 7 (7.45%) Wireless
3 6 (6.38%) SAN
4 5 (5.32%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (5.32%) iSCSI
5 4 (4.26%) DHCP
5 4 (4.26%) Network Security
6 3 (3.19%) Ethernet
6 3 (3.19%) IPsec
6 3 (3.19%) LAN
6 3 (3.19%) PPP
6 3 (3.19%) SSH
6 3 (3.19%) VoIP
6 3 (3.19%) VPN
6 3 (3.19%) WAN
7 2 (2.13%) DNS
7 2 (2.13%) Firewall
8 1 (1.06%) SMS
8 1 (1.06%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.89%) MySQL
2 5 (5.32%) Hadoop
3 4 (4.26%) Big Data
4 3 (3.19%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.19%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.13%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.06%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (13.83%) Jenkins
2 10 (10.64%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (3.19%) Ant
4 3 (3.19%) Eclipse
4 3 (3.19%) Selenium
5 1 (1.06%) Gradle
5 1 (1.06%) LabVIEW
5 1 (1.06%) Maven
5 1 (1.06%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.06%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.06%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (8.51%) Finance
2 2 (2.13%) Electronics
3 1 (1.06%) Advertising
3 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.06%) Publishing
3 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.64%) Web Services
2 6 (6.38%) POSIX
3 4 (4.26%) LAMP
4 1 (1.06%) .NET
4 1 (1.06%) J2EE
4 1 (1.06%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (1.06%) Middleware
4 1 (1.06%) Qt
4 1 (1.06%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.02%) Data Centre
2 11 (11.70%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.32%) Device Driver
4 4 (4.26%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.19%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (3.19%) PACS
6 2 (2.13%) Home Automation
6 2 (2.13%) User Experience
7 1 (1.06%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.06%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 94 (100.00%) Linux
2 42 (44.68%) Windows
3 25 (26.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 25 (26.60%) Unix
4 11 (11.70%) CentOS
4 11 (11.70%) Ubuntu
5 9 (9.57%) Windows Server
6 5 (5.32%) Debian
7 4 (4.26%) Mac OS
8 3 (3.19%) Mac OS X
8 3 (3.19%) Mac OS X Server
9 2 (2.13%) SUSE
9 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (25.53%) DevOps
2 19 (20.21%) Software Engineering
3 15 (15.96%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (13.83%) Test Automation
5 12 (12.77%) ITIL
6 11 (11.70%) E-Commerce
7 8 (8.51%) Configuration Management
8 7 (7.45%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (6.38%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (6.38%) Machine Learning
9 6 (6.38%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (6.38%) Problem Management
10 5 (5.32%) Multithreaded Programming
10 5 (5.32%) Multithreading
10 5 (5.32%) Open Source
10 5 (5.32%) SDLC
10 5 (5.32%) Server Virtualisation
11 4 (4.26%) Data Visualisation
11 4 (4.26%) ITIL V3
11 4 (4.26%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 39 (41.49%) Python
2 36 (38.30%) Perl
3 35 (37.23%) Bash Shell
4 24 (25.53%) Java
5 16 (17.02%) C
6 14 (14.89%) SQL
7 9 (9.57%) Shell Script
8 8 (8.51%) C++
9 4 (4.26%) Embedded C
9 4 (4.26%) JavaScript
9 4 (4.26%) PHP
9 4 (4.26%) PowerShell
9 4 (4.26%) Ruby
10 2 (2.13%) Assembly Language
10 2 (2.13%) C#
10 2 (2.13%) Embedded C++
10 2 (2.13%) F#
10 2 (2.13%) Haskell
10 2 (2.13%) ML
10 2 (2.13%) OCaml
Qualifications
1 20 (21.28%) Degree
2 6 (6.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.13%) PhD
3 2 (2.13%) RHCE
4 1 (1.06%) LPIC
4 1 (1.06%) MCSA
4 1 (1.06%) MCSE
4 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.06%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.45%) QA
2 4 (4.26%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (30.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (13.83%) vSphere
3 11 (11.70%) Active Directory
3 11 (11.70%) Hyper-V
4 10 (10.64%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (9.57%) Docker
6 3 (3.19%) GFS2
6 3 (3.19%) NFS
6 3 (3.19%) Xen
7 2 (2.13%) QEMU
8 1 (1.06%) KVM
8 1 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (15.96%) Puppet
2 14 (14.89%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (12.77%) Nagios
4 9 (9.57%) ZABBIX
5 5 (5.32%) Ansible
6 4 (4.26%) Grafana
6 4 (4.26%) Munin
7 3 (3.19%) Cacti
7 3 (3.19%) Salt
8 2 (2.13%) Kubernetes
9 1 (1.06%) cPanel
9 1 (1.06%) Packer
9 1 (1.06%) Plesk
9 1 (1.06%) vCenter Server
9 1 (1.06%) vRealize
Vendors
1 45 (47.87%) VMware
2 24 (25.53%) Red Hat
3 18 (19.15%) NetApp
4 14 (14.89%) Microsoft
5 6 (6.38%) Cisco
6 5 (5.32%) Hortonworks
7 4 (4.26%) Perforce
8 3 (3.19%) Oracle
8 3 (3.19%) Sybase
9 2 (2.13%) Google
9 2 (2.13%) Splunk
10 1 (1.06%) NEC
10 1 (1.06%) Pegasus
10 1 (1.06%) Sun
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