Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £39,000 in advertised job vacancies in Portsmouth during the 6 months to 17 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
Hampshire > Portsmouth
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 65 45
Rank change year-on-year -16 -20 +61
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 7 6 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 1.02% 0.90% 5.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 0.93% 5.19%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 41
Portsmouth median annual salary £39,000 £37,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.41% +2.78% -20.00%
Hampshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +10.53% +11.76% -5.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth. 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
Portsmouth
Permanent vacancies in Portsmouth with a recognized job title 683 646 790
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 99.27% 97.29% 97.77%
Number of salaries quoted 598 623 686
Portsmouth median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £22,750 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £58,750
Hampshire median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +6.25%

Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Engineer in Portsmouth

Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

Salary trend for Linux Engineer in Portsmouth

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

For the 6 months to 17 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 Portsmouth region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (100.00%) CentOS
2 6 (85.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Open Source
2 6 (85.71%) Bash Shell
2 6 (85.71%) Puppet
2 6 (85.71%) Software Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Derivative
2 6 (85.71%) SC Cleared
2 6 (85.71%) DV Cleared
2 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 6 (85.71%) Oracle Linux
2 6 (85.71%) RHCSA
2 6 (85.71%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (85.71%) Customer Requirements
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) HP
2 6 (85.71%) RHCE
2 6 (85.71%) Shell Script
2 6 (85.71%) Security Management
2 6 (85.71%) Python
2 6 (85.71%) Perl
2 6 (85.71%) Oracle
2 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 6 (85.71%) Unix
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) VPN

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) Multicast
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
General
1 1 (14.29%) Aerospace
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) CentOS
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Oracle Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Unix
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Customer Requirements
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
1 6 (85.71%) Open Source
1 6 (85.71%) Security Management
1 6 (85.71%) Software Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Bash Shell
1 6 (85.71%) Perl
1 6 (85.71%) Python
1 6 (85.71%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) DV Cleared
1 6 (85.71%) RHCE
1 6 (85.71%) RHCSA
1 6 (85.71%) SC Cleared
1 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (85.71%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (14.29%) KVM
3 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) HP
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco