Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 190 211 225
Rank change year-on-year +21 +14 +46
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 183 169 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.52% 1.28% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.57% 1.33% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 159 135 150
East of England median annual salary £57,500 £48,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.56% +7.78% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £42,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £61,150 £58,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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 of England
Permanent vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 11644 12742 14711
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.58% 96.45% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 9559 10572 12210
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%

Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Cambridgeshire +27 126 £52,500 +10.53% 17
Hertfordshire -13 48 £67,500 +38.46% 2
Essex +8 7 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Bedfordshire +7 2 £50,000 -
Linux Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 183 (100.00%) Linux
2 101 (55.19%) Software Engineering
3 95 (51.91%) Python
4 81 (44.26%) C
4 81 (44.26%) Degree
5 53 (28.96%) DevOps
6 50 (27.32%) Amazon AWS
7 49 (26.78%) Bash Shell
8 39 (21.31%) Computer Science
8 39 (21.31%) VMware
9 38 (20.77%) C++
10 37 (20.22%) Embedded Linux
11 36 (19.67%) Puppet
12 35 (19.13%) Wireless
13 34 (18.58%) Mathematics
14 32 (17.49%) Opscode Chef
15 30 (16.39%) Data Centre
16 29 (15.85%) TCP/IP
16 29 (15.85%) Agile Software Development
17 28 (15.30%) Microsoft Azure
18 27 (14.75%) Windows
19 25 (13.66%) Multithreading
19 25 (13.66%) Docker
20 24 (13.11%) OpenStack
20 24 (13.11%) Perl
21 23 (12.57%) Java
21 23 (12.57%) SDLC
21 23 (12.57%) Multithreaded Programming
22 22 (12.02%) Ansible
22 22 (12.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 24 (13.11%) OpenStack
2 9 (4.92%) JBoss
3 8 (4.37%) Apache
4 6 (3.28%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (2.73%) nginx
6 1 (0.55%) SAS
6 1 (0.55%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 50 (27.32%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (15.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.83%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (3.83%) Google Cloud Platform
3 7 (3.83%) Office 365
4 6 (3.28%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 6 (3.28%) Google App Engine
4 6 (3.28%) Google Compute Engine
5 4 (2.19%) SaaS
6 1 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.55%) DigitalOcean
6 1 (0.55%) GitHub
6 1 (0.55%) Heroku
6 1 (0.55%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 35 (19.13%) Wireless
2 29 (15.85%) TCP/IP
3 13 (7.10%) DNS
4 12 (6.56%) DHCP
5 10 (5.46%) WAN
6 6 (3.28%) NAS
6 6 (3.28%) SAN
7 5 (2.73%) Firewall
7 5 (2.73%) Network Security
7 5 (2.73%) SMS
8 4 (2.19%) Internet
8 4 (2.19%) SNMP
9 3 (1.64%) LDAP
9 3 (1.64%) OpenVPN
9 3 (1.64%) VPN
9 3 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (1.09%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (1.09%) LAN
11 1 (0.55%) Bluetooth
11 1 (0.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.83%) Amazon RDS
1 7 (3.83%) MySQL
2 6 (3.28%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (1.64%) Big Data
4 2 (1.09%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.55%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (7.10%) Git (software)
2 8 (4.37%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (1.09%) GCC
3 2 (1.09%) Hudson
4 1 (0.55%) Gerrit
4 1 (0.55%) GitLab
4 1 (0.55%) Gradle
4 1 (0.55%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.55%) Maven
4 1 (0.55%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.55%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (2.73%) Electronics
1 5 (2.73%) Multimedia
1 5 (2.73%) Retail
2 3 (1.64%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.09%) Military
4 1 (0.55%) Advertising
4 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.92%) Web Services
2 4 (2.19%) Django
2 4 (2.19%) LAMP
3 3 (1.64%) OpenEmbedded
3 3 (1.64%) POSIX
3 3 (1.64%) Yocto
4 2 (1.09%) HEVC
4 2 (1.09%) Middleware
4 2 (1.09%) OpenGL
4 2 (1.09%) Qt
5 1 (0.55%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (0.55%) J2EE
5 1 (0.55%) JSON
5 1 (0.55%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (0.55%) Natural Language Processing
5 1 (0.55%) REST
5 1 (0.55%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 39 (21.31%) Computer Science
2 30 (16.39%) Data Centre
3 19 (10.38%) Device Driver
4 7 (3.83%) Public Cloud
5 5 (2.73%) Cyberthreat
6 4 (2.19%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.64%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.64%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.09%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.09%) Video on Demand
9 1 (0.55%) CAN bus
9 1 (0.55%) CCTV
9 1 (0.55%) Digital TV
9 1 (0.55%) Robotics
9 1 (0.55%) Smart City
9 1 (0.55%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 183 (100.00%) Linux
2 37 (20.22%) Embedded Linux
3 27 (14.75%) Windows
4 22 (12.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (10.38%) Ubuntu
6 17 (9.29%) Unix
7 15 (8.20%) CentOS
8 9 (4.92%) Debian
8 9 (4.92%) Mac OS
9 8 (4.37%) CoreOS
10 2 (1.09%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.55%) Android
11 1 (0.55%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.55%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.55%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (55.19%) Software Engineering
2 53 (28.96%) DevOps
3 34 (18.58%) Mathematics
4 29 (15.85%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (13.66%) Multithreading
6 23 (12.57%) Multithreaded Programming
6 23 (12.57%) SDLC
7 21 (11.48%) Open Source
8 20 (10.93%) E-Commerce
8 20 (10.93%) Physics
9 19 (10.38%) Configuration Management
9 19 (10.38%) Scrum
10 14 (7.65%) Device Driver Development
11 12 (6.56%) Machine Learning
12 11 (6.01%) Test Automation
13 10 (5.46%) Infrastructure Transformation
14 9 (4.92%) Continuous Integration
15 8 (4.37%) Open Source Development
16 7 (3.83%) Embedded Software Development
16 7 (3.83%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 95 (51.91%) Python
2 81 (44.26%) C
3 49 (26.78%) Bash Shell
4 38 (20.77%) C++
5 24 (13.11%) Perl
6 23 (12.57%) Java
7 11 (6.01%) Embedded C
7 11 (6.01%) SQL
8 9 (4.92%) Ruby
9 6 (3.28%) Embedded C++
9 6 (3.28%) Shell Script
10 5 (2.73%) C#
11 4 (2.19%) JavaScript
11 4 (2.19%) PHP
12 3 (1.64%) Groovy
12 3 (1.64%) MATLAB
12 3 (1.64%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.64%) VBScript
13 1 (0.55%) F#
13 1 (0.55%) OCaml
Qualifications
1 81 (44.26%) Degree
2 13 (7.10%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (2.73%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.73%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.55%) ISEB
4 1 (0.55%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.55%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.19%) QA
2 2 (1.09%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.09%) JTAG
2 2 (1.09%) SLA
3 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (13.66%) Docker
2 12 (6.56%) Hyper-V
2 12 (6.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.83%) vSphere
4 6 (3.28%) Ceph
4 6 (3.28%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (2.19%) LXC
5 4 (2.19%) NFS
6 3 (1.64%) iptables
6 3 (1.64%) KVM
6 3 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.09%) Samba
8 1 (0.55%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.55%) GFS2
8 1 (0.55%) QEMU
8 1 (0.55%) Xen
Systems Management
1 36 (19.67%) Puppet
2 32 (17.49%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (12.02%) Ansible
4 20 (10.93%) Kubernetes
5 5 (2.73%) Grafana
5 5 (2.73%) Munin
5 5 (2.73%) Salt
5 5 (2.73%) ZABBIX
6 3 (1.64%) Nagios
6 3 (1.64%) Terraform
7 1 (0.55%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.55%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.55%) cPanel
7 1 (0.55%) Mesos
7 1 (0.55%) Plesk
Vendors
1 39 (21.31%) VMware
2 19 (10.38%) Red Hat
3 18 (9.84%) Google
4 8 (4.37%) Cisco
4 8 (4.37%) NetApp
5 7 (3.83%) Dell
5 7 (3.83%) HP
5 7 (3.83%) Microsoft
6 3 (1.64%) Perforce
6 3 (1.64%) Wind River
7 1 (0.55%) Citrix
7 1 (0.55%) F5
7 1 (0.55%) NEC
7 1 (0.55%) Nokia
7 1 (0.55%) Veeam