The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £50,750 in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 3 months to 26 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 East / Hampshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 156 133
Rank change year-on-year +22 -23  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 37 35 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.25% 1.02% 1.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 1.04% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 34 33 58
Median salary £50,750 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.87% -11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 Hampshire. 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
Hampshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2862 3355 3642
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 96.79% 97.61% 98.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2544 2927 2989
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £56,000
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 Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Engineer in Hampshire

Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

Salary trend for Linux Engineer in Hampshire

Linux Engineer
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Engineer in Hampshire over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Engineer in Hampshire

Linux Engineer
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 26 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
Basingstoke +10 12 £56,250 +38.88% 1
Farnborough - 7 £48,750 -
Fareham +22 3 £40,000 -36.00%
Winchester - 3 £57,500 -
Southampton +2 2 £40,000 - 2
Havant - 2 £38,750 -
Fleet - 1 £55,000 -
Linux Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 Hampshire region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 61 (100.00%) Linux
2 25 (40.98%) Red Hat
3 21 (34.43%) VMware
4 19 (31.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (26.23%) Perl
6 14 (22.95%) ITIL
7 13 (21.31%) Finance
7 13 (21.31%) Unix
7 13 (21.31%) Apache
7 13 (21.31%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (19.67%) DevOps
8 12 (19.67%) Puppet
9 11 (18.03%) Ruby
9 11 (18.03%) Configuration Management
10 10 (16.39%) CCNA
10 10 (16.39%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (16.39%) RHCE
10 10 (16.39%) TCP/IP
10 10 (16.39%) Java
10 10 (16.39%) MySQL
11 9 (14.75%) C++
11 9 (14.75%) Python
11 9 (14.75%) vSphere
11 9 (14.75%) Root Cause Analysis
12 8 (13.11%) Red Hat Satellite
12 8 (13.11%) Bash Shell
12 8 (13.11%) Amazon AWS
12 8 (13.11%) Software Engineering
12 8 (13.11%) DNS
12 8 (13.11%) SQL

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 13 (21.31%) Apache
2 7 (11.48%) JBoss
2 7 (11.48%) nginx
2 7 (11.48%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.28%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.64%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.64%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.64%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.39%) TCP/IP
2 8 (13.11%) DNS
3 6 (9.84%) DHCP
3 6 (9.84%) Firewall
4 5 (8.20%) LDAP
5 4 (6.56%) Internet
5 4 (6.56%) SMTP
6 2 (3.28%) FTP
6 2 (3.28%) IMAP
6 2 (3.28%) POP3
6 2 (3.28%) SAN
6 2 (3.28%) SSH
6 2 (3.28%) SSL
6 2 (3.28%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.39%) MySQL
2 4 (6.56%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.92%) RDBMS
3 3 (4.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.92%) PhpStorm
2 1 (1.64%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (21.31%) Finance
2 4 (6.56%) Automotive
3 2 (3.28%) Banking
3 2 (3.28%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.84%) Web Services
2 5 (8.20%) LAMP
2 5 (8.20%) LEMP Stack
3 3 (4.92%) Middleware
4 1 (1.64%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (1.64%) Phusion Passenger
4 1 (1.64%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.84%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.20%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.56%) Algorithms
3 4 (6.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 4 (6.56%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (4.92%) Clustering
4 3 (4.92%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.64%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.64%) iSeries
5 1 (1.64%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.64%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.64%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 61 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (31.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (21.31%) Unix
4 6 (9.84%) Ubuntu
4 6 (9.84%) Windows
5 5 (8.20%) Embedded Linux
6 4 (6.56%) CentOS
7 3 (4.92%) AIX
8 2 (3.28%) Fedora
8 2 (3.28%) Windows Server
9 1 (1.64%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.95%) ITIL
2 12 (19.67%) DevOps
3 11 (18.03%) Configuration Management
4 9 (14.75%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (13.11%) Software Engineering
6 7 (11.48%) Open Source
6 7 (11.48%) Time Management
7 5 (8.20%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (6.56%) Image Processing
8 4 (6.56%) Linux Kernel Development
8 4 (6.56%) Problem Management
9 3 (4.92%) Change Management
9 3 (4.92%) Proactive Monitoring
9 3 (4.92%) Security Hardening
9 3 (4.92%) Stress Testing
9 3 (4.92%) Task Automation
10 2 (3.28%) BCP
10 2 (3.28%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (3.28%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (3.28%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 16 (26.23%) Perl
2 11 (18.03%) Ruby
3 10 (16.39%) Java
4 9 (14.75%) C++
4 9 (14.75%) Python
5 8 (13.11%) Bash Shell
5 8 (13.11%) SQL
6 7 (11.48%) C
6 7 (11.48%) PHP
7 6 (9.84%) Embedded C
7 6 (9.84%) Embedded C++
8 3 (4.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (16.39%) CCNA
1 10 (16.39%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (16.39%) RHCE
2 7 (11.48%) Degree
2 7 (11.48%) Security Cleared
3 6 (9.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (8.20%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.92%) RHCSA
6 1 (1.64%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.84%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.28%) SLA
3 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (21.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (14.75%) vSphere
3 5 (8.20%) Docker
4 4 (6.56%) vCloud
5 2 (3.28%) Postfix
5 2 (3.28%) Sendmail
5 2 (3.28%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.64%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 12 (19.67%) Puppet
2 8 (13.11%) Red Hat Satellite
3 5 (8.20%) Kubernetes
3 5 (8.20%) Nagios
3 5 (8.20%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.28%) HAProxy
5 1 (1.64%) Ansible
5 1 (1.64%) Cobbler
5 1 (1.64%) Galera Cluster
5 1 (1.64%) logstash
5 1 (1.64%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 25 (40.98%) Red Hat
2 21 (34.43%) VMware
3 6 (9.84%) LANDesk
4 5 (8.20%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.92%) NetApp
6 2 (3.28%) Atlassian
6 2 (3.28%) Brocade
6 2 (3.28%) Cisco
6 2 (3.28%) EMC
6 2 (3.28%) HP
6 2 (3.28%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.64%) IBM
Hampshire
Venturi
Salary: £60000 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago