Period
to 13 December 2017

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 13 December 2017.

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
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 326 330 366
Rank change year-on-year +4 +36 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Engineer 28 42 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.23% 0.32% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.33% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 23 41 17
East of England median annual salary £67,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.00% - -
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £72,250 £55,000 £65,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +15.00% - +5.26%

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 11741 12601 14562
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.68% 96.68% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 9620 10430 12096
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.51% +3.29%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,975 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06% +4.44%

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 13 December 2017.

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 13 December 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
Hertfordshire +2 20 £67,500 +28.57%
Cambridgeshire -26 6 £50,000 +5.26%
Essex +17 2 £52,500 +16.67%
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 13 December 2017, Linux Systems 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 Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 28 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (85.71%) Python
3 23 (82.14%) Bash Shell
4 22 (78.57%) VMware
4 22 (78.57%) DevOps
5 20 (71.43%) Opscode Chef
6 18 (64.29%) Data Centre
6 18 (64.29%) Puppet
6 18 (64.29%) Amazon AWS
7 14 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (46.43%) DHCP
8 13 (46.43%) TCP/IP
8 13 (46.43%) DNS
8 13 (46.43%) Ansible
9 12 (42.86%) Public Cloud
9 12 (42.86%) Kubernetes
9 12 (42.86%) CentOS
9 12 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
9 12 (42.86%) Google
10 11 (39.29%) Software Engineering
10 11 (39.29%) Docker
11 9 (32.14%) Red Hat
12 7 (25.00%) E-Commerce
12 7 (25.00%) Perl
12 7 (25.00%) Ubuntu
13 6 (21.43%) LXC
13 6 (21.43%) OpenStack
13 6 (21.43%) Retail
13 6 (21.43%) Windows
13 6 (21.43%) Cisco

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 6 (21.43%) OpenStack
2 2 (7.14%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 18 (64.29%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (7.14%) Office 365
4 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (46.43%) DHCP
1 13 (46.43%) DNS
1 13 (46.43%) TCP/IP
2 5 (17.86%) Network Security
2 5 (17.86%) SMS
3 2 (7.14%) NAS
General
1 6 (21.43%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (3.57%) Natural Language Processing
1 1 (3.57%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 18 (64.29%) Data Centre
2 12 (42.86%) Public Cloud
3 5 (17.86%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.57%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (42.86%) CentOS
4 7 (25.00%) Ubuntu
5 6 (21.43%) Windows
6 5 (17.86%) Mac OS
7 1 (3.57%) CoreOS
7 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (78.57%) DevOps
2 11 (39.29%) Software Engineering
3 7 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 5 (17.86%) Artificial Intelligence
4 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 5 (17.86%) Machine Learning
4 5 (17.86%) Reinforcement Learning
4 5 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (17.86%) The Twelve-Factor App
5 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.57%) Analytical Thinking
5 1 (3.57%) High Availability
5 1 (3.57%) Microservices
5 1 (3.57%) Speech Recognition
Programming Languages
1 24 (85.71%) Python
2 23 (82.14%) Bash Shell
3 7 (25.00%) Perl
4 2 (7.14%) Java
5 1 (3.57%) C
5 1 (3.57%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (39.29%) Docker
2 6 (21.43%) LXC
3 5 (17.86%) Hyper-V
4 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
5 2 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (7.14%) vSphere
6 1 (3.57%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (71.43%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (64.29%) Puppet
3 13 (46.43%) Ansible
4 12 (42.86%) Kubernetes
5 5 (17.86%) Grafana
5 5 (17.86%) Munin
5 5 (17.86%) Salt
5 5 (17.86%) ZABBIX
6 2 (7.14%) Nagios
7 1 (3.57%) Mesos
Vendors
1 22 (78.57%) VMware
2 12 (42.86%) Google
3 9 (32.14%) Red Hat
4 6 (21.43%) Cisco
5 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 2 (7.14%) NetApp
5 2 (7.14%) Oracle