The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Engineer
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 87 95 85
Rank change year-on-year +8 -10  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 14 5 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.65% 0.47% 1.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.72% 0.49% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 14 4 16
Median salary £40,000 £42,750 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.43% +58.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £40,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,900 £48,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.52%  

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 813 1021 984
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 96.10% 96.23% 97.72%
Number of salaries quoted 669 668 805
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +11.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,500 £62,500
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 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
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Engineer in Gloucestershire over the 3 months to 24 March 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 3 months to 24 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
Gloucester +7 9 £37,500 -17.58% 2
Cheltenham +14 4 £50,000 +25.00%
Linux Engineer
South West

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Gloucestershire region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 43 (100.00%) Linux
2 30 (69.77%) MySQL
2 30 (69.77%) Bash Shell
3 29 (67.44%) Puppet
3 29 (67.44%) Python
4 28 (65.12%) Perl
5 26 (60.47%) Windows
6 24 (55.81%) Configuration Management
6 24 (55.81%) Docker
7 19 (44.19%) Red Hat
7 19 (44.19%) Windows Server
8 18 (41.86%) VMware
8 18 (41.86%) PaaS
9 17 (39.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 16 (37.21%) VMware Infrastructure
10 16 (37.21%) Postfix
10 16 (37.21%) Dovecot
10 16 (37.21%) OpenShift
11 11 (25.58%) Cybersecurity
11 11 (25.58%) Security Cleared
11 11 (25.58%) C
12 10 (23.26%) Games
12 10 (23.26%) DV Cleared
13 9 (20.93%) Software Engineering
14 8 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (18.60%) TCP/IP
15 7 (16.28%) SSCP
15 7 (16.28%) MCSE
15 7 (16.28%) CCNA
15 7 (16.28%) CISSP

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 4 (9.30%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (41.86%) PaaS
2 16 (37.21%) OpenShift
3 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.33%) GitHub
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.60%) TCP/IP
2 7 (16.28%) Firewall
3 2 (4.65%) Internet
4 1 (2.33%) FCoE
4 1 (2.33%) HTTP
4 1 (2.33%) LAN
4 1 (2.33%) RS-485
4 1 (2.33%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (69.77%) MySQL
2 4 (9.30%) MariaDB
3 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (4.65%) JIRA
3 1 (2.33%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.33%) CMake
3 1 (2.33%) CppUnit
3 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.33%) Redmine
General
1 10 (23.26%) Games
2 2 (4.65%) Electronics
3 1 (2.33%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.33%) Marketing
3 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) .NET
1 1 (2.33%) REST
1 1 (2.33%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Cybercrime
2 1 (2.33%) Device Driver
2 1 (2.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (2.33%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 43 (100.00%) Linux
2 26 (60.47%) Windows
3 19 (44.19%) Windows Server
4 17 (39.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (11.63%) CentOS
6 4 (9.30%) Ubuntu
7 3 (6.98%) Debian
7 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.33%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (55.81%) Configuration Management
2 11 (25.58%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (20.93%) Software Engineering
4 8 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (16.28%) Coaching
5 7 (16.28%) Mentoring
6 6 (13.95%) Ethical Hacking
6 6 (13.95%) Penetration Testing
6 6 (13.95%) Reverse Engineering
7 4 (9.30%) DevOps
8 3 (6.98%) Security Hardening
8 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (2.33%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (2.33%) Device Driver Development
9 1 (2.33%) High Availability
9 1 (2.33%) Open Source
9 1 (2.33%) Programme Management
9 1 (2.33%) Scrum
9 1 (2.33%) User Stories
9 1 (2.33%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 30 (69.77%) Bash Shell
2 29 (67.44%) Python
3 28 (65.12%) Perl
4 11 (25.58%) C
5 2 (4.65%) C++
5 2 (4.65%) Ruby
6 1 (2.33%) C#
6 1 (2.33%) Embedded C
6 1 (2.33%) Embedded C++
6 1 (2.33%) Java
6 1 (2.33%) Korn
6 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (25.58%) Security Cleared
2 10 (23.26%) DV Cleared
3 7 (16.28%) CCNA
3 7 (16.28%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (16.28%) CISSP
3 7 (16.28%) CompTIA Security+
3 7 (16.28%) GIAC
3 7 (16.28%) Linux+ Certification
3 7 (16.28%) MCSE
3 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (16.28%) Network+ Certification
3 7 (16.28%) SANS
3 7 (16.28%) Security+ Certification
3 7 (16.28%) SSCP
4 1 (2.33%) Degree
4 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) QA
System Software
1 24 (55.81%) Docker
2 16 (37.21%) Dovecot
2 16 (37.21%) Postfix
2 16 (37.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.33%) NFS
3 1 (2.33%) Samba
3 1 (2.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 29 (67.44%) Puppet
2 4 (9.30%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.65%) Ansible
4 1 (2.33%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 19 (44.19%) Red Hat
2 18 (41.86%) VMware
3 2 (4.65%) EMC
4 1 (2.33%) NetApp
4 1 (2.33%) Renesas
4 1 (2.33%) SAP
4 1 (2.33%) SolarWinds
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Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits + On Call Allowance
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