The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 3 months to 25 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
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 93 86
Rank change year-on-year +7 -7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 15 11 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.62% 1.14% 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.68% 1.16% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 15
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +29.62%  
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 Gloucestershire. 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
Gloucestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 894 952 1017
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 96.54% 98.25% 95.85%
Number of salaries quoted 715 726 839
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

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
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 3 months to 25 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
Cheltenham +20 8 £37,500 -11.76%
Gloucester -3 7 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Linux Engineer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 25 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 Gloucestershire region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 29 (100.00%) Linux
2 27 (93.10%) Python
3 25 (86.21%) Puppet
4 24 (82.76%) Perl
5 23 (79.31%) MySQL
5 23 (79.31%) VMware
6 20 (68.97%) Bash Shell
7 16 (55.17%) Docker
7 16 (55.17%) Red Hat
8 15 (51.72%) Windows
9 14 (48.28%) Postfix
9 14 (48.28%) Dovecot
10 13 (44.83%) OpenShift
10 13 (44.83%) Windows Server
11 12 (41.38%) DevOps
11 12 (41.38%) Configuration Management
12 11 (37.93%) MariaDB
12 11 (37.93%) VMware Infrastructure
13 10 (34.48%) OpenStack
14 9 (31.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 9 (31.03%) PaaS
15 8 (27.59%) Jenkins
15 8 (27.59%) Ruby
15 8 (27.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
15 8 (27.59%) Marketing
15 8 (27.59%) Digital Marketing
15 8 (27.59%) Programme Management
15 8 (27.59%) Electronics
15 8 (27.59%) Telecoms
15 8 (27.59%) Finance

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 10 (34.48%) OpenStack
2 4 (13.79%) Apache
2 4 (13.79%) nginx
Business Applications
1 8 (27.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (44.83%) OpenShift
2 9 (31.03%) PaaS
3 7 (24.14%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (24.14%) GitHub
3 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) FCoE
1 1 (3.45%) Firewall
1 1 (3.45%) HTTP
1 1 (3.45%) Internet
1 1 (3.45%) SAN
1 1 (3.45%) SNMP
1 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (79.31%) MySQL
2 11 (37.93%) MariaDB
3 7 (24.14%) MongoDB
3 7 (24.14%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (27.59%) Jenkins
2 7 (24.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 7 (24.14%) Bitbucket
3 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.45%) JIRA
4 1 (3.45%) Redmine
General
1 8 (27.59%) Electronics
1 8 (27.59%) Finance
1 8 (27.59%) Manufacturing
1 8 (27.59%) Marketing
1 8 (27.59%) Telecoms
2 4 (13.79%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) LAMP
1 4 (13.79%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (3.45%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Cybercrime
2 1 (3.45%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (51.72%) Windows
3 13 (44.83%) Windows Server
4 9 (31.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (24.14%) CentOS
6 4 (13.79%) Debian
6 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (6.90%) Ubuntu
8 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Configuration Management
1 12 (41.38%) DevOps
2 8 (27.59%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (27.59%) Digital Marketing
2 8 (27.59%) Programme Management
3 7 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.45%) Coaching
5 1 (3.45%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (3.45%) High Availability
5 1 (3.45%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.45%) SIEM
5 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.45%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 27 (93.10%) Python
2 24 (82.76%) Perl
3 20 (68.97%) Bash Shell
4 8 (27.59%) Ruby
5 7 (24.14%) PowerShell
5 7 (24.14%) SQL
6 3 (10.34%) C
7 1 (3.45%) Java
7 1 (3.45%) Korn
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) DV Cleared
1 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) CCNA
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.45%) CISSP
2 1 (3.45%) CompTIA Security+
2 1 (3.45%) GIAC
2 1 (3.45%) Linux+ Certification
2 1 (3.45%) MCSE
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.45%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (3.45%) SANS
2 1 (3.45%) Security+ Certification
2 1 (3.45%) SSCP
System Software
1 16 (55.17%) Docker
2 14 (48.28%) Dovecot
2 14 (48.28%) Postfix
3 11 (37.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (13.79%) Ceph
5 1 (3.45%) NFS
5 1 (3.45%) Samba
5 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 25 (86.21%) Puppet
2 7 (24.14%) Ansible
3 6 (20.69%) Kubernetes
4 4 (13.79%) Galera Cluster
5 3 (10.34%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (3.45%) Nagios
6 1 (3.45%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 23 (79.31%) VMware
2 16 (55.17%) Red Hat
3 8 (27.59%) SAP
4 4 (13.79%) Scality
5 1 (3.45%) EMC
5 1 (3.45%) NetApp
5 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Competive Salary with excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago