Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 24 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 East > Hampshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 163 119 189
Rank change year-on-year -44 +70 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 113 170 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.76% 2.48% 1.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.82% 2.55% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 97 154 88
Hampshire median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% +29.25% -18.33%
10th Percentile £36,750 £29,375 £30,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £69,625 £60,375
South East median annual salary £50,000 £49,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.52% +9.44% +12.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire. 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
Hampshire
Permanent vacancies in Hampshire with a recognized job title 6207 6655 7045
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.53% 97.08% 97.75%
Number of salaries quoted 5362 5712 5924
Hampshire median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 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
Basingstoke +23 45 £62,500 -10.71% 1
Southampton -40 21 £38,500 -14.44% 1
Farnborough +3 15 £55,000 +69.23%
Portsmouth -14 8 £39,000 +5.41% 1
Fleet +17 5 £50,000 -18.37% 1
Winchester +4 5 £55,000 +29.41% 3
Fareham -4 2 £40,000 -13.51% 1
Linux Engineer
South East

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

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

1 113 (100.00%) Linux
2 80 (70.80%) Red Hat
3 65 (57.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 61 (53.98%) RHCE
5 51 (45.13%) VMware
6 41 (36.28%) Cisco Certification
6 41 (36.28%) CCNA
7 40 (35.40%) Puppet
8 35 (30.97%) VMware Infrastructure
9 32 (28.32%) Python
10 29 (25.66%) Windows
11 24 (21.24%) Perl
11 24 (21.24%) Configuration Management
12 23 (20.35%) Microsoft
12 23 (20.35%) Apache
12 23 (20.35%) RHCSA
13 21 (18.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 20 (17.70%) Ruby
14 20 (17.70%) ITIL
15 19 (16.81%) Java
16 18 (15.93%) Unix
17 17 (15.04%) Bash Shell
18 16 (14.16%) OpenStack
19 15 (13.27%) Amazon AWS
19 15 (13.27%) Windows Server
19 15 (13.27%) Tomcat
20 14 (12.39%) Web Services
20 14 (12.39%) CentOS
20 14 (12.39%) Data Centre
20 14 (12.39%) Docker

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 23 (20.35%) Apache
2 16 (14.16%) OpenStack
3 15 (13.27%) Tomcat
4 7 (6.19%) JBoss
5 4 (3.54%) nginx
6 3 (2.65%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (2.65%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.77%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 15 (13.27%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.54%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (3.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.65%) OpenShift
3 3 (2.65%) Rackspace Cloud
3 3 (2.65%) SaaS
4 1 (0.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.96%) SAN
2 8 (7.08%) DNS
2 8 (7.08%) Firewall
3 6 (5.31%) NAS
4 5 (4.42%) LDAP
4 5 (4.42%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.54%) VPN
6 3 (2.65%) FTP
6 3 (2.65%) Internet
6 3 (2.65%) Skype
6 3 (2.65%) SMTP
6 3 (2.65%) SSH
6 3 (2.65%) Telnet
7 2 (1.77%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.77%) DHCP
7 2 (1.77%) Multicast
7 2 (1.77%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (1.77%) SSL
7 2 (1.77%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.88%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.73%) MySQL
2 6 (5.31%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (5.31%) RDBMS
2 6 (5.31%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.65%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.77%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 8 (7.08%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.31%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.54%) Vagrant
4 3 (2.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (2.65%) Travis CI
5 1 (0.88%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.88%) PhpStorm
5 1 (0.88%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (4.42%) Automotive
2 4 (3.54%) Banking
3 3 (2.65%) Finance
3 3 (2.65%) French Language
3 3 (2.65%) Law
4 2 (1.77%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.88%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.88%) Games
5 1 (0.88%) Marketing
5 1 (0.88%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.39%) Web Services
2 5 (4.42%) Middleware
3 4 (3.54%) LAMP
3 4 (3.54%) LEMP Stack
4 3 (2.65%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (1.77%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.88%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.39%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.19%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.31%) Derivative
4 5 (4.42%) Algorithms
4 5 (4.42%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 4 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.77%) Cloud Native
6 2 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.77%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.77%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.77%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 1 (0.88%) Clustering
7 1 (0.88%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.88%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.88%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.88%) iSeries
7 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.88%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.88%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 113 (100.00%) Linux
2 65 (57.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 29 (25.66%) Windows
4 18 (15.93%) Unix
5 15 (13.27%) Windows Server
6 14 (12.39%) CentOS
7 6 (5.31%) Oracle Linux
8 5 (4.42%) Embedded Linux
9 3 (2.65%) AIX
9 3 (2.65%) Fedora
10 2 (1.77%) Solaris
11 1 (0.88%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (21.24%) Configuration Management
2 20 (17.70%) ITIL
3 12 (10.62%) Open Source
4 11 (9.73%) Software Engineering
5 10 (8.85%) DevOps
6 6 (5.31%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (5.31%) Customer Requirements
6 6 (5.31%) Security Management
6 6 (5.31%) Software Testing
7 5 (4.42%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (4.42%) Image Processing
7 5 (4.42%) Linux Kernel Development
7 5 (4.42%) Load Balancing
8 4 (3.54%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (3.54%) TDD
9 3 (2.65%) Collaborative Working
9 3 (2.65%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 3 (2.65%) Mentoring
9 3 (2.65%) Task Automation
10 2 (1.77%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 32 (28.32%) Python
2 24 (21.24%) Perl
3 20 (17.70%) Ruby
4 19 (16.81%) Java
5 17 (15.04%) Bash Shell
6 11 (9.73%) SQL
7 9 (7.96%) PHP
8 7 (6.19%) C++
9 6 (5.31%) C
9 6 (5.31%) Shell Script
10 5 (4.42%) Embedded C
10 5 (4.42%) Embedded C++
11 2 (1.77%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.88%) Groovy
12 1 (0.88%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.88%) Korn
12 1 (0.88%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 61 (53.98%) RHCE
2 41 (36.28%) CCNA
2 41 (36.28%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (20.35%) RHCSA
4 21 (18.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 10 (8.85%) Degree
6 8 (7.08%) Security Cleared
7 7 (6.19%) SC Cleared
8 6 (5.31%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.88%) CISSP
10 1 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (0.88%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.42%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 35 (30.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (12.39%) Docker
3 10 (8.85%) vSphere
4 6 (5.31%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (5.31%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (2.65%) Active Directory
5 3 (2.65%) KVM
5 3 (2.65%) Postfix
5 3 (2.65%) Sendmail
5 3 (2.65%) vCloud
5 3 (2.65%) Xen
6 2 (1.77%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.88%) NFS
Systems Management
1 40 (35.40%) Puppet
2 11 (9.73%) Ansible
3 10 (8.85%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (6.19%) Kubernetes
5 3 (2.65%) Cobbler
6 2 (1.77%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (1.77%) Terraform
7 1 (0.88%) Grafana
7 1 (0.88%) logstash
7 1 (0.88%) Rancher
Vendors
1 80 (70.80%) Red Hat
2 51 (45.13%) VMware
3 23 (20.35%) Microsoft
4 9 (7.96%) Oracle
5 7 (6.19%) Cisco
6 6 (5.31%) HP
7 4 (3.54%) EMC
7 4 (3.54%) Google
8 3 (2.65%) LANDesk
8 3 (2.65%) NetApp
8 3 (2.65%) Rackspace
9 2 (1.77%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.77%) Hitachi
9 2 (1.77%) Isilon
10 1 (0.88%) IBM
10 1 (0.88%) SaltStack
10 1 (0.88%) Splunk