Period
to 18 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Linux Support Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 18 February 2018.

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

Linux Support Engineer
England > East of England
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 336 339 340
Rank change year-on-year +3 +1 +64
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support Engineer 20 15 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.16% 0.12% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.12% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 19 7 38
East of England median annual salary £35,000 £45,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% +38.46% -18.75%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £40,000 £53,500 £49,650
England median annual salary £37,750 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -5.63% +14.29% -9.09%

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 11,956 12,095 14,496
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.87% 96.57% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 9,793 9,870 11,892
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Linux Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Support Engineer in the East of England

Linux Support 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 Support Engineer in the East of England.

Salary trend for Linux Support Engineer in the East of England

Linux Support 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 Support Engineer within the East of England region over the 6 months to 18 February 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
Cambridgeshire -30 13 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Hertfordshire -6 7 £30,000 +33.33%
Linux Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, Linux Support 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 of England region featuring Linux Support Engineer in the job title.

1 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (75.00%) Windows
3 9 (45.00%) Mac OS
4 7 (35.00%) Plesk
4 7 (35.00%) cPanel
4 7 (35.00%) Red Hat
5 5 (25.00%) PHP
5 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
6 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (15.00%) Firewall
6 3 (15.00%) VMware
6 3 (15.00%) Degree
7 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
7 2 (10.00%) nginx
7 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (10.00%) Ubuntu
7 2 (10.00%) iptables
7 2 (10.00%) Kubernetes
7 2 (10.00%) Software Deployment
7 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (10.00%) Ansible
7 2 (10.00%) Docker
7 2 (10.00%) DevOps
7 2 (10.00%) Video on Demand
7 2 (10.00%) Puppet
7 2 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (10.00%) OpenVPN
7 2 (10.00%) Electronics
7 2 (10.00%) Samba

Linux Support 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 2 (10.00%) Apache
1 2 (10.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Firewall
1 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.00%) DHCP
2 2 (10.00%) DNS
2 2 (10.00%) OpenVPN
2 2 (10.00%) VPN
3 1 (5.00%) LAN
3 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) MySQL
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (10.00%) Electronics
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) LDAP
1 2 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) Video on Demand
3 1 (5.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (75.00%) Windows
3 9 (45.00%) Mac OS
4 2 (10.00%) Debian
4 2 (10.00%) Ubuntu
4 2 (10.00%) Unix
5 1 (5.00%) Android
5 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (10.00%) DevOps
1 2 (10.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) PHP
2 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.00%) C
3 1 (5.00%) C++
3 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Docker
1 2 (10.00%) iptables
1 2 (10.00%) NFS
1 2 (10.00%) Samba
1 2 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) cPanel
1 7 (35.00%) Plesk
2 2 (10.00%) Ansible
2 2 (10.00%) Kubernetes
2 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (15.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco