The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

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

Linux Engineer
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 69 97
Rank change year-on-year -9 +28  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 12 20 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.26% 1.97% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.32% 2.07% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 12 18 1
Essex median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.52% +18.75%  
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £43,900
% change year-on-year +5.00% +13.89%  

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 911 964 1194
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 95.89% 94.98% 96.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3401 4083 5021
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,600
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +7.32%  
10th Percentile £26,000 £22,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £63,750
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

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
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Engineer in Essex over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram 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 29 June 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 -10 9 £52,500 +11.70%
Linux Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 21 (100.00%) Linux
1 21 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (80.95%) NetApp
3 16 (76.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (71.43%) Office 365
5 13 (61.90%) vSphere
5 13 (61.90%) Windows
5 13 (61.90%) Perl
6 12 (57.14%) Red Hat
7 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
7 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
7 10 (47.62%) Java
7 10 (47.62%) JBoss
8 8 (38.10%) Unix
8 8 (38.10%) Hyper-V
8 8 (38.10%) NAS
9 7 (33.33%) Windows Server
9 7 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
9 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (33.33%) Web Services
10 5 (23.81%) Python
10 5 (23.81%) SAN
10 5 (23.81%) Nagios
10 5 (23.81%) Hadoop
10 5 (23.81%) ZABBIX
10 5 (23.81%) Bash Shell
10 5 (23.81%) Hortonworks
10 5 (23.81%) Opscode Chef

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 10 (47.62%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 15 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
1 15 (71.43%) Office 365
2 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) NAS
2 5 (23.81%) SAN
3 3 (14.29%) DHCP
3 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 3 (14.29%) VoIP
4 1 (4.76%) LAN
4 1 (4.76%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) Hadoop
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (61.90%) Windows
4 8 (38.10%) Unix
5 7 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 3 (14.29%) Mac OS
6 3 (14.29%) Mac OS X
6 3 (14.29%) Mac OS X Server
7 2 (9.52%) CentOS
7 2 (9.52%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) ITIL
1 3 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
1 3 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) Perl
2 10 (47.62%) Java
3 5 (23.81%) Bash Shell
3 5 (23.81%) Python
System Software
1 16 (76.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (61.90%) vSphere
3 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
4 8 (38.10%) Hyper-V
5 7 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) Nagios
1 5 (23.81%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (23.81%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (80.95%) NetApp
3 12 (57.14%) Red Hat
4 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
5 5 (23.81%) Hortonworks