The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £43,750 in advertised job vacancies in East Sussex during the 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 59 111
Rank change year-on-year -23 +52  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 6 37 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 0.66% 3.72% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 3.78% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 6 35 4
Median salary £43,750 £30,000 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.83% -1.63%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in East Sussex. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
East Sussex
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 883 980 1150
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 97.79% 98.49% 97.96%
Number of salaries quoted 798 883 980
Median salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.40% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £21,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in East Sussex that featured Linux Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 29 March 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton -16 5 £42,500 +41.66%
Linux Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 34 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (61.76%) MySQL
3 18 (52.94%) DevOps
4 15 (44.12%) Python
5 13 (38.24%) CentOS
6 12 (35.29%) Ansible
6 12 (35.29%) Security Patching
7 11 (32.35%) Puppet
8 10 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (29.41%) Ubuntu
8 10 (29.41%) Red Hat
9 8 (23.53%) Bash Shell
10 6 (17.65%) LAMP
10 6 (17.65%) Apache
10 6 (17.65%) Perl
11 5 (14.71%) Configuration Management
11 5 (14.71%) Jenkins
11 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
12 4 (11.76%) HBase
12 4 (11.76%) OpenStack
12 4 (11.76%) Big Data
12 4 (11.76%) Firewall
12 4 (11.76%) Telecoms
12 4 (11.76%) Oracle
12 4 (11.76%) Nagios
12 4 (11.76%) Incident Management
12 4 (11.76%) Apache Solr
12 4 (11.76%) Hadoop
12 4 (11.76%) Ruby

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 6 (17.65%) Apache
2 4 (11.76%) Apache Solr
2 4 (11.76%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.94%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (61.76%) MySQL
2 4 (11.76%) Big Data
2 4 (11.76%) Hadoop
2 4 (11.76%) HBase
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Jenkins
2 4 (11.76%) JIRA
General
1 4 (11.76%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) LAMP
2 1 (2.94%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (38.24%) CentOS
3 10 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (29.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (52.94%) DevOps
2 12 (35.29%) Security Patching
3 5 (14.71%) Configuration Management
4 4 (11.76%) Fault Management
4 4 (11.76%) Incident Management
4 4 (11.76%) Load Testing
5 3 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (8.82%) High Availability
6 2 (5.88%) Server Building
7 1 (2.94%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (44.12%) Python
2 8 (23.53%) Bash Shell
3 6 (17.65%) Perl
4 4 (11.76%) Ruby
5 3 (8.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
Systems Management
1 12 (35.29%) Ansible
2 11 (32.35%) Puppet
3 4 (11.76%) Nagios
3 4 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) Red Hat
2 4 (11.76%) Oracle