The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Engineer
Rank 82 96 97
Rank change year-on-year +14 +1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 7 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.68% 0.74% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.76% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 2
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.66% -7.69%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.70%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex. 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
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 970 1049 1224
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 94.82% 97.22% 97.45%
Number of salaries quoted 739 813 984
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Engineer in Essex

Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for Linux Engineer in Essex

Linux Engineer
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the Essex region over the 3 months to 27 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
Colchester 0 7 £52,500 +19.31% 1
Linux Engineer
East of England

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 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 Essex region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (93.33%) Windows
3 12 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (73.33%) Windows Server
5 10 (66.67%) Red Hat
6 8 (53.33%) Configuration Management
6 8 (53.33%) VMware
7 7 (46.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 7 (46.67%) SCCM
7 7 (46.67%) SCOM
7 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
7 7 (46.67%) Data Centre
8 6 (40.00%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (40.00%) NetApp
9 5 (33.33%) Perl
9 5 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (33.33%) vSphere
10 4 (26.67%) Bash Shell
10 4 (26.67%) Hortonworks
10 4 (26.67%) Hadoop
10 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
10 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
10 4 (26.67%) ZABBIX
10 4 (26.67%) Office 365
10 4 (26.67%) Unix
10 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
10 4 (26.67%) Python
10 4 (26.67%) Nagios
11 3 (20.00%) Java

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 3 (20.00%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (26.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
1 1 (6.67%) LAN
1 1 (6.67%) Spanning Tree
1 1 (6.67%) SSL
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (93.33%) Windows
3 12 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (73.33%) Windows Server
5 4 (26.67%) Unix
6 2 (13.33%) CentOS
6 2 (13.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Configuration Management
2 3 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (6.67%) DevOps
3 1 (6.67%) Microservices
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) Perl
2 4 (26.67%) Bash Shell
2 4 (26.67%) Python
3 3 (20.00%) Java
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (40.00%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (33.33%) vSphere
4 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
5 1 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) SCCM
1 7 (46.67%) SCOM
1 7 (46.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (26.67%) Nagios
3 4 (26.67%) ZABBIX
4 1 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 8 (53.33%) VMware
3 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
4 6 (40.00%) NetApp
5 4 (26.67%) Hortonworks
6 1 (6.67%) Atlassian
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle
Colchester, Essex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago