Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in East Sussex during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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

Linux Engineer
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 67 124
Rank change year-on-year -34 +57 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 38 67 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 1.81% 3.37% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.83% 3.40% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 42 59 27
East Sussex median annual salary £35,000 £45,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% +80.00% -39.39%
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £49,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.52% +9.44% +12.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex. 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 Sussex
Permanent vacancies in East Sussex with a recognized job title 2076 1970 2158
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.76% 99.04% 98.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1870 1755 1861
East Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £42,655 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.50% +6.64% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,700 £60,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Engineer in East Sussex

Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Engineer in East Sussex.

Salary trend for Linux Engineer in East Sussex

Linux Engineer
Salary Histogram in East Sussex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Engineer in East Sussex over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Engineer in East Sussex

Linux Engineer
Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the East Sussex region over the 6 months to 24 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
Brighton -31 37 £35,000 -22.22%
Lewes - 1 £31,500 -
Linux Engineer
South East

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, 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 Sussex region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 38 (100.00%) Linux
2 34 (89.47%) DevOps
3 21 (55.26%) MySQL
4 17 (44.74%) Security Patching
5 15 (39.47%) Python
5 15 (39.47%) CentOS
5 15 (39.47%) Amazon AWS
6 14 (36.84%) Bash Shell
7 11 (28.95%) Unix
8 8 (21.05%) Java
8 8 (21.05%) SQL
8 8 (21.05%) Ubuntu
9 7 (18.42%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (18.42%) Perl
9 7 (18.42%) Docker
9 7 (18.42%) Vagrant
10 6 (15.79%) MongoDB
10 6 (15.79%) NoSQL
10 6 (15.79%) SDLC
10 6 (15.79%) Windows
11 5 (13.16%) Red Hat
12 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
12 4 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
12 4 (10.53%) Shell Script
12 4 (10.53%) DNS
12 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
12 4 (10.53%) PHP
12 4 (10.53%) HTML
12 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
12 4 (10.53%) Debian

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex 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 1 (2.63%) Apache
1 1 (2.63%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 15 (39.47%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) DNS
2 3 (7.89%) Asterisk PBX
2 3 (7.89%) VoIP
3 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (55.26%) MySQL
2 7 (18.42%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (15.79%) MongoDB
3 6 (15.79%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Vagrant
2 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.63%) Banking
2 1 (2.63%) Electronics
2 1 (2.63%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) HTML
2 1 (2.63%) LAMP
2 1 (2.63%) Web Services
2 1 (2.63%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.63%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (39.47%) CentOS
3 11 (28.95%) Unix
4 8 (21.05%) Ubuntu
5 6 (15.79%) Windows
6 4 (10.53%) Debian
7 2 (5.26%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (89.47%) DevOps
2 17 (44.74%) Security Patching
3 6 (15.79%) SDLC
4 4 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (10.53%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.63%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.63%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (39.47%) Python
2 14 (36.84%) Bash Shell
3 8 (21.05%) Java
3 8 (21.05%) SQL
4 7 (18.42%) Perl
5 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
5 4 (10.53%) PHP
5 4 (10.53%) PowerShell
5 4 (10.53%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.63%) C
6 1 (2.63%) C++
6 1 (2.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (18.42%) Docker
2 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.26%) Ansible
3 1 (2.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) Red Hat
2 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.63%) VMware