Period
to 23 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Linux Systems Engineer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 333 340 360
Rank change year-on-year +7 +20 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Engineer 34 15 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.27% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.13% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 29 14 22
East of England median annual salary £65,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.81% +5.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £51,250 £35,750 £41,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £53,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -6.54% +12.63%

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 11,985 11,776 13,776
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.92% 96.98% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 9,376 9,546 11,322
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% +4.71%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £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 23 May 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 23 May 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 +2 20 £67,500 +12.50% 1
Cambridgeshire -20 9 £60,000 +33.33% 4
Essex +26 5 £52,500 - 1
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 23 May 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 34 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (61.76%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (58.82%) Python
3 20 (58.82%) Bash Shell
4 19 (55.88%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (55.88%) Data Centre
5 18 (52.94%) Puppet
5 18 (52.94%) Ansible
6 17 (50.00%) VMware
7 15 (44.12%) Software Engineering
7 15 (44.12%) DHCP
7 15 (44.12%) TCP/IP
7 15 (44.12%) DNS
7 15 (44.12%) DevOps
7 15 (44.12%) Public Cloud
8 12 (35.29%) Retail
9 10 (29.41%) Google
9 10 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
9 10 (29.41%) Kubernetes
10 8 (23.53%) Docker
10 8 (23.53%) Machine Learning
10 8 (23.53%) Artificial Intelligence
11 7 (20.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (20.59%) Juniper
11 7 (20.59%) Red Hat
12 6 (17.65%) HP
12 6 (17.65%) Cisco
12 6 (17.65%) Java
12 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (17.65%) OpenStack

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 (17.65%) OpenStack
2 4 (11.76%) JBoss
3 2 (5.88%) Apache
3 2 (5.88%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.94%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.94%) WebSphere Process Server
Cloud Services
1 19 (55.88%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (8.82%) Office 365
4 1 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 15 (44.12%) DHCP
1 15 (44.12%) DNS
1 15 (44.12%) TCP/IP
2 3 (8.82%) NAS
3 1 (2.94%) Firewall
3 1 (2.94%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) MySQL
General
1 12 (35.29%) Retail
2 1 (2.94%) Banking
2 1 (2.94%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) Java EE
1 1 (2.94%) LAMP
1 1 (2.94%) Middleware
1 1 (2.94%) Web Services
1 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (55.88%) Data Centre
2 15 (44.12%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.94%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (20.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (11.76%) CentOS
3 4 (11.76%) Ubuntu
4 2 (5.88%) Unix
5 1 (2.94%) Debian
5 1 (2.94%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) DevOps
1 15 (44.12%) Software Engineering
2 8 (23.53%) Artificial Intelligence
2 8 (23.53%) Machine Learning
3 6 (17.65%) Network Monitoring
3 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (11.76%) E-Commerce
5 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Transformation
5 3 (8.82%) The Twelve-Factor App
6 2 (5.88%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.94%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.94%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.94%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 20 (58.82%) Bash Shell
1 20 (58.82%) Python
2 6 (17.65%) Java
3 4 (11.76%) Perl
4 1 (2.94%) Groovy
4 1 (2.94%) PHP
4 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) GCP
System Software
1 8 (23.53%) Docker
2 6 (17.65%) LXC
3 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
3 3 (8.82%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.82%) vSphere
4 1 (2.94%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 21 (61.76%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (52.94%) Ansible
2 18 (52.94%) Puppet
3 10 (29.41%) Kubernetes
4 3 (8.82%) Nagios
5 1 (2.94%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (50.00%) VMware
2 10 (29.41%) Google
3 7 (20.59%) Juniper
3 7 (20.59%) Red Hat
4 6 (17.65%) Cisco
4 6 (17.65%) HP
5 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
5 3 (8.82%) NetApp
5 3 (8.82%) Oracle
6 1 (2.94%) IBM