Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Linux Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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

Senior Linux Engineer
England > East of England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 313 338 363
Rank change year-on-year +25 +25 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Engineer 45 32 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.38% 0.24% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.25% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 45 31 24
East of England median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% - -20.00%
10th Percentile £54,250 £42,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £62,750 £56,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year -4.00% +8.70% +9.52%

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 11540 12765 14852
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.63% 96.41% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 9482 10596 12302
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Senior Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

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

Senior 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 Senior Linux Engineer in the East of England.

Salary trend for Senior Linux Engineer in the East of England

Senior Linux Engineer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Linux Engineer in the East of England over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Linux Engineer in the East of England

Senior 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 Senior Linux Engineer within the East of England region over the 6 months to 18 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 -8 29 £60,000 +26.32% 1
Hertfordshire +7 16 £67,500 +35.00%
Senior Linux Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Senior 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 Senior Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 45 (100.00%) Linux
2 27 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 26 (57.78%) C
4 25 (55.56%) Degree
5 23 (51.11%) Multithreading
5 23 (51.11%) Wireless
5 23 (51.11%) Multithreaded Programming
6 17 (37.78%) DevOps
7 16 (35.56%) Python
7 16 (35.56%) Amazon AWS
8 15 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
8 15 (33.33%) E-Commerce
8 15 (33.33%) Data Centre
9 14 (31.11%) Bash Shell
10 10 (22.22%) VMware
11 9 (20.00%) OpenStack
12 8 (17.78%) Puppet
13 7 (15.56%) Opscode Chef
13 7 (15.56%) Ansible
13 7 (15.56%) Infrastructure Transformation
14 6 (13.33%) Kubernetes
14 6 (13.33%) CentOS
14 6 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (13.33%) Google
14 6 (13.33%) Ubuntu
14 6 (13.33%) Red Hat
15 4 (8.89%) Embedded Linux
16 2 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
16 2 (4.44%) Ruby
16 2 (4.44%) Django

Senior 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 9 (20.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 16 (35.56%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (51.11%) Wireless
2 2 (4.44%) SNMP
2 2 (4.44%) WAN
3 1 (2.22%) 4G
3 1 (2.22%) 5G
3 1 (2.22%) DHCP
3 1 (2.22%) DNS
3 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.22%) VLAN
3 1 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) Django
2 1 (2.22%) POSIX
2 1 (2.22%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 15 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.22%) CCTV
3 1 (2.22%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.22%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.22%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 45 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (13.33%) CentOS
2 6 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (13.33%) Ubuntu
3 4 (8.89%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (4.44%) Windows
5 1 (2.22%) Unix
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 23 (51.11%) Multithreaded Programming
2 23 (51.11%) Multithreading
3 17 (37.78%) DevOps
4 15 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 7 (15.56%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 2 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.44%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.44%) Scrum
7 1 (2.22%) Analytical Thinking
7 1 (2.22%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.22%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (2.22%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.22%) Device Driver Development
7 1 (2.22%) Embedded Software Development
7 1 (2.22%) Image Processing
7 1 (2.22%) SDLC
7 1 (2.22%) Test Automation
7 1 (2.22%) Test Management
7 1 (2.22%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 26 (57.78%) C
2 16 (35.56%) Python
3 14 (31.11%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.44%) Ruby
5 1 (2.22%) C++
5 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (55.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.22%) Docker
2 1 (2.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (17.78%) Puppet
2 7 (15.56%) Ansible
2 7 (15.56%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (13.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 10 (22.22%) VMware
2 6 (13.33%) Google
2 6 (13.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.22%) Perforce