Period
to 18 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Linux Systems Engineer was £67,500 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 Systems Engineer
England > East of England
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 325 325 361
Rank change year-on-year 0 +36 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Engineer 31 29 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.25% 0.23% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.24% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 26 28 15
East of England median annual salary £67,500 £48,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +39.18% -3.00% -
10th Percentile £51,250 £40,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £59,750 £66,000
England median annual salary £55,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +11.00% -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 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 Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

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

Linux Systems 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 Systems Engineer in the East of England.

Salary trend for Linux Systems Engineer in the East of England

Linux Systems Engineer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Systems Engineer in the East of England over the 6 months to 18 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux Systems Engineer in the East of England

Linux Systems 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 Systems 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
Hertfordshire +9 27 £67,500 +28.57%
Essex +20 3 £52,500 +16.67%
Cambridgeshire -37 1 £45,000 -2.70% 2
Linux Systems Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, Linux Systems 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 Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 27 (87.10%) Python
3 26 (83.87%) Bash Shell
3 26 (83.87%) Data Centre
4 24 (77.42%) VMware
5 20 (64.52%) DHCP
5 20 (64.52%) TCP/IP
5 20 (64.52%) DNS
6 19 (61.29%) DevOps
6 19 (61.29%) Public Cloud
7 18 (58.06%) Opscode Chef
7 18 (58.06%) Software Engineering
8 15 (48.39%) Ansible
8 15 (48.39%) Puppet
8 15 (48.39%) Amazon AWS
9 14 (45.16%) Microsoft Azure
9 14 (45.16%) Google
9 14 (45.16%) Kubernetes
10 12 (38.71%) Retail
11 11 (35.48%) Red Hat
11 11 (35.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (25.81%) Ubuntu
12 8 (25.81%) CentOS
12 8 (25.81%) E-Commerce
13 7 (22.58%) LXC
13 7 (22.58%) Docker
13 7 (22.58%) OpenStack
14 6 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
14 6 (19.35%) The Twelve-Factor App
14 6 (19.35%) Infrastructure Transformation

Linux Systems 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 7 (22.58%) OpenStack
2 3 (9.68%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 15 (48.39%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (45.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (9.68%) Office 365
4 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (64.52%) DHCP
1 20 (64.52%) DNS
1 20 (64.52%) TCP/IP
2 3 (9.68%) NAS
General
1 12 (38.71%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (3.23%) Natural Language Processing
1 1 (3.23%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 26 (83.87%) Data Centre
2 19 (61.29%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (35.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (25.81%) CentOS
3 8 (25.81%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.23%) CoreOS
4 1 (3.23%) Windows
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (61.29%) DevOps
2 18 (58.06%) Software Engineering
3 8 (25.81%) E-Commerce
4 6 (19.35%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 6 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (19.35%) The Twelve-Factor App
5 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.23%) Analytical Thinking
5 1 (3.23%) High Availability
5 1 (3.23%) Microservices
5 1 (3.23%) Speech Recognition
Programming Languages
1 27 (87.10%) Python
2 26 (83.87%) Bash Shell
3 3 (9.68%) Java
3 3 (9.68%) Perl
4 1 (3.23%) C
4 1 (3.23%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (22.58%) Docker
1 7 (22.58%) LXC
2 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
3 3 (9.68%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (9.68%) vSphere
4 1 (3.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (58.06%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (48.39%) Ansible
2 15 (48.39%) Puppet
3 14 (45.16%) Kubernetes
4 3 (9.68%) Nagios
5 1 (3.23%) Mesos
Vendors
1 24 (77.42%) VMware
2 14 (45.16%) Google
3 11 (35.48%) Red Hat
4 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
4 3 (9.68%) NetApp
4 3 (9.68%) Oracle