Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 6 months to 20 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 West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 122 128 120
Rank change year-on-year +6 -8 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 16 37 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.07% 1.65% 1.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 1.70% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 12 35 28
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +38.89% -20.00%
10th Percentile £35,375 £32,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £57,125 £50,000 £71,250
South West median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +5.26%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire. 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
Gloucestershire
Permanent vacancies in Gloucestershire with a recognized job title 1461 2180 1986
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.12% 97.36% 96.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1195 1818 1618
Gloucestershire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.94% +6.58%
10th Percentile £24,500 £25,000 £25,675
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £63,750
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Engineer in Gloucestershire

Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Salary trend for Linux Engineer in Gloucestershire

Linux Engineer
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Engineer in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Engineer in Gloucestershire

Linux Engineer
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 20 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
Cheltenham +22 6 £38,750 +3.33%
Gloucester +1 3 £55,000 +46.67%
Linux Engineer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 20 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 Gloucestershire region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) Linux
1 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (68.75%) Puppet
3 10 (62.50%) Windows
4 9 (56.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 9 (56.25%) JIRA
4 9 (56.25%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (50.00%) DV Cleared
5 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
6 7 (43.75%) C
7 6 (37.50%) Perl
7 6 (37.50%) MySQL
7 6 (37.50%) Python
7 6 (37.50%) Bash Shell
7 6 (37.50%) Ansible
7 6 (37.50%) DevOps
7 6 (37.50%) MariaDB
8 5 (31.25%) Jenkins
8 5 (31.25%) User Stories
8 5 (31.25%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (31.25%) Redmine
8 5 (31.25%) OpenStack
8 5 (31.25%) GitHub
8 5 (31.25%) Bitbucket
8 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (31.25%) SolarWinds
8 5 (31.25%) FCoE
8 5 (31.25%) High Availability
8 5 (31.25%) MongoDB
8 5 (31.25%) NoSQL

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 5 (31.25%) OpenStack
2 4 (25.00%) Confluence
3 1 (6.25%) Apache
3 1 (6.25%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (31.25%) GitHub
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) FCoE
1 5 (31.25%) Firewall
1 5 (31.25%) SNMP
1 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) MariaDB
1 6 (37.50%) MySQL
2 5 (31.25%) MongoDB
2 5 (31.25%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (56.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 9 (56.25%) JIRA
2 5 (31.25%) Bitbucket
2 5 (31.25%) Jenkins
2 5 (31.25%) Redmine
3 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (31.25%) Electronics
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
1 5 (31.25%) Games
1 5 (31.25%) Manufacturing
1 5 (31.25%) Marketing
1 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) LAMP
1 1 (6.25%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (62.50%) Windows
3 5 (31.25%) CentOS
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (6.25%) Debian
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) DevOps
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (31.25%) Coaching
2 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (31.25%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (31.25%) Digital Marketing
2 5 (31.25%) High Availability
2 5 (31.25%) Mentoring
2 5 (31.25%) Programme Management
2 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
2 5 (31.25%) User Stories
3 4 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) C
2 6 (37.50%) Bash Shell
2 6 (37.50%) Perl
2 6 (37.50%) Python
3 5 (31.25%) Korn
3 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
3 5 (31.25%) Ruby
3 5 (31.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (31.25%) CCNA
2 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (31.25%) CISSP
2 5 (31.25%) CompTIA Security+
2 5 (31.25%) GIAC
2 5 (31.25%) Linux+ Certification
2 5 (31.25%) MCSE
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (31.25%) Network+ Certification
2 5 (31.25%) SANS
2 5 (31.25%) Security+ Certification
2 5 (31.25%) SSCP
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (31.25%) NFS
2 5 (31.25%) Samba
2 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (31.25%) VMware NSX
2 5 (31.25%) vSphere
3 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (6.25%) Ceph
4 1 (6.25%) Docker
4 1 (6.25%) Dovecot
4 1 (6.25%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 11 (68.75%) Puppet
2 6 (37.50%) Ansible
3 5 (31.25%) Nagios
3 5 (31.25%) vCenter Server
4 4 (25.00%) WSUS
5 1 (6.25%) Galera Cluster
5 1 (6.25%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (31.25%) EMC
2 5 (31.25%) NetApp
2 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
2 5 (31.25%) SAP
2 5 (31.25%) SolarWinds
3 4 (25.00%) Atlassian
4 1 (6.25%) Scality