The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Engineer
England / East of England
Rank 205 231 221
Rank change year-on-year +26 -10  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 42 38 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.70% 0.52% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.54% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 34 32 43
Median salary £50,000 £44,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.63% -7.36%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £28,800 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £50,000 £65,000
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 5797 7083 7273
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 96.09% 96.24% 97.35%
Number of salaries quoted 4624 5713 5850
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.44% +2.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £63,550
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 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 26 March 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 26 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
Cambridgeshire +17 24 £45,000 +5.88% 6
Hertfordshire +17 7 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Essex +12 7 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Bedfordshire +21 4 £51,250 -
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 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 of England region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 118 (100.00%) Linux
2 52 (44.07%) Python
3 51 (43.22%) Windows
4 42 (35.59%) Bash Shell
5 40 (33.90%) Perl
6 35 (29.66%) VMware
7 34 (28.81%) VMware Infrastructure
8 32 (27.12%) Agile Software Development
9 30 (25.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 29 (24.58%) Red Hat
11 28 (23.73%) Degree
12 27 (22.88%) Amazon AWS
12 27 (22.88%) Puppet
13 24 (20.34%) Computer Science
14 23 (19.49%) Java
14 23 (19.49%) MySQL
14 23 (19.49%) Opscode Chef
14 23 (19.49%) DevOps
15 22 (18.64%) TCP/IP
16 18 (15.25%) Nagios
16 18 (15.25%) Finance
16 18 (15.25%) C
16 18 (15.25%) ITIL
16 18 (15.25%) Data Centre
17 17 (14.41%) Software Engineering
17 17 (14.41%) QA
18 16 (13.56%) Test Automation
18 16 (13.56%) Ubuntu
18 16 (13.56%) Unix
18 16 (13.56%) SQL

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 12 (10.17%) Tomcat
2 9 (7.63%) Apache
2 9 (7.63%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (5.93%) JBoss
3 7 (5.93%) OpenStack
4 3 (2.54%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.54%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.69%) IIS
5 2 (1.69%) Joomla!
5 2 (1.69%) nginx
5 2 (1.69%) SAS
5 2 (1.69%) WordPress
6 1 (0.85%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 4 (3.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.69%) Magento
1 2 (1.69%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 27 (22.88%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.93%) Office 365
3 5 (4.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (3.39%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (3.39%) SaaS
4 4 (3.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (2.54%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 3 (2.54%) IaaS
5 3 (2.54%) PaaS
6 2 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.85%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.85%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 22 (18.64%) TCP/IP
2 9 (7.63%) HTTP
2 9 (7.63%) LAN
2 9 (7.63%) WAN
3 8 (6.78%) DNS
4 7 (5.93%) iSCSI
5 6 (5.08%) Firewall
6 5 (4.24%) DHCP
6 5 (4.24%) VoIP
7 4 (3.39%) Ethernet
7 4 (3.39%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (3.39%) VPN
8 3 (2.54%) ISDN
8 3 (2.54%) MPLS
8 3 (2.54%) PBX
8 3 (2.54%) PPP
8 3 (2.54%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (2.54%) VLAN
9 2 (1.69%) SAN
9 2 (1.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (19.49%) MySQL
2 9 (7.63%) MongoDB
3 4 (3.39%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (3.39%) Big Data
3 4 (3.39%) Hadoop
3 4 (3.39%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.69%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (9.32%) Jenkins
2 7 (5.93%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.69%) Ant
3 2 (1.69%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.69%) Selenium
4 1 (0.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.85%) GitLab
4 1 (0.85%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.85%) Vagrant
General
1 18 (15.25%) Finance
2 3 (2.54%) Manufacturing
2 3 (2.54%) Retail
3 2 (1.69%) Electronics
3 2 (1.69%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.86%) Web Services
2 6 (5.08%) Middleware
3 5 (4.24%) LAMP
4 3 (2.54%) POSIX
5 2 (1.69%) J2EE
6 1 (0.85%) .NET
6 1 (0.85%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (0.85%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (0.85%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 24 (20.34%) Computer Science
2 18 (15.25%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.39%) Device Driver
5 3 (2.54%) User Experience
6 2 (1.69%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.69%) Home Automation
7 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.85%) PACS
7 1 (0.85%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 118 (100.00%) Linux
2 51 (43.22%) Windows
3 30 (25.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (13.56%) Ubuntu
4 16 (13.56%) Unix
4 16 (13.56%) Windows Server
5 8 (6.78%) Debian
6 7 (5.93%) CentOS
7 5 (4.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (3.39%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (2.54%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.69%) Android
10 2 (1.69%) CoreOS
10 2 (1.69%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (1.69%) SUSE
10 2 (1.69%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (27.12%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (19.49%) DevOps
3 18 (15.25%) ITIL
4 17 (14.41%) Software Engineering
5 16 (13.56%) Test Automation
6 14 (11.86%) Scrum
7 12 (10.17%) Configuration Management
8 11 (9.32%) SDLC
9 9 (7.63%) Data Visualisation
9 9 (7.63%) Test Scripting
9 9 (7.63%) Visualisation
10 8 (6.78%) Open Source
11 7 (5.93%) E-Commerce
12 6 (5.08%) Automated Testing
12 6 (5.08%) Manual Testing
12 6 (5.08%) Problem Management
12 6 (5.08%) Test Strategy
13 5 (4.24%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (4.24%) Exploratory Testing
13 5 (4.24%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 52 (44.07%) Python
2 42 (35.59%) Bash Shell
3 40 (33.90%) Perl
4 23 (19.49%) Java
5 18 (15.25%) C
6 16 (13.56%) SQL
7 9 (7.63%) JavaScript
8 7 (5.93%) C++
8 7 (5.93%) Embedded C
9 4 (3.39%) PHP
9 4 (3.39%) Ruby
9 4 (3.39%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.69%) Assembly Language
10 2 (1.69%) C#
10 2 (1.69%) Embedded C++
10 2 (1.69%) F#
10 2 (1.69%) Haskell
10 2 (1.69%) ML
10 2 (1.69%) OCaml
10 2 (1.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 28 (23.73%) Degree
2 7 (5.93%) RHCE
3 3 (2.54%) PhD
4 2 (1.69%) MCSE
4 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.85%) LPIC
5 1 (0.85%) MCP
5 1 (0.85%) MCSA
5 1 (0.85%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (0.85%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (14.41%) QA
2 2 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (28.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (11.02%) Docker
3 12 (10.17%) Active Directory
4 11 (9.32%) vSphere
5 9 (7.63%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (5.08%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (2.54%) Hyper-V
7 3 (2.54%) Terminal Services
7 3 (2.54%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.69%) Ceph
8 2 (1.69%) GFS2
8 2 (1.69%) NFS
8 2 (1.69%) QEMU
8 2 (1.69%) Xen
9 1 (0.85%) Firmware
9 1 (0.85%) FreeRADIUS
9 1 (0.85%) KVM
9 1 (0.85%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 27 (22.88%) Puppet
2 23 (19.49%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (15.25%) Nagios
4 16 (13.56%) Ansible
5 7 (5.93%) SCCM
5 7 (5.93%) SCOM
5 7 (5.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 7 (5.93%) ZABBIX
6 6 (5.08%) vRealize
7 3 (2.54%) Grafana
7 3 (2.54%) Munin
8 2 (1.69%) Cacti
8 2 (1.69%) Salt
9 1 (0.85%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.85%) Packer
9 1 (0.85%) Terraform
Vendors
1 35 (29.66%) VMware
2 29 (24.58%) Red Hat
3 16 (13.56%) Microsoft
4 14 (11.86%) Cisco
5 11 (9.32%) NetApp
6 5 (4.24%) Sun
7 4 (3.39%) Hortonworks
7 4 (3.39%) Oracle
8 3 (2.54%) CheckPoint
8 3 (2.54%) EMC
8 3 (2.54%) Splunk
9 2 (1.69%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.85%) Pegasus
10 1 (0.85%) Perforce
10 1 (0.85%) Sybase
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