The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Engineer
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 49 117 105
Rank change year-on-year +68 -12  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 58 29 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 4.73% 1.49% 1.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.87% 1.59% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 54 29 34
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,800 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,500 £58,000 £62,000
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 Reading. 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
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1191 1826 2265
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 97.22% 93.83% 94.85%
Number of salaries quoted 924 1476 1551
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
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 Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Engineer in Reading

Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Linux Engineer in Reading

Linux Engineer
Salary Histogram in Reading

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

Salary histogram for Linux Engineer in Reading

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

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

1 126 (100.00%) Linux
2 75 (59.52%) Bash Shell
3 72 (57.14%) Python
4 61 (48.41%) Red Hat
5 60 (47.62%) SaaS
6 52 (41.27%) Unix
7 51 (40.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 48 (38.10%) Perl
9 43 (34.13%) Finance
10 42 (33.33%) DevOps
11 40 (31.75%) MySQL
12 39 (30.95%) Amazon AWS
13 38 (30.16%) Oracle
14 36 (28.57%) Windows
15 34 (26.98%) Puppet
15 34 (26.98%) Solaris
16 32 (25.40%) SQL
16 32 (25.40%) TCP/IP
17 31 (24.60%) Banking
18 29 (23.02%) Java
19 23 (18.25%) Opscode Chef
19 23 (18.25%) C
19 23 (18.25%) Sun
20 22 (17.46%) SQL Server
20 22 (17.46%) Juniper
20 22 (17.46%) Ansible
20 22 (17.46%) QA
20 22 (17.46%) Git (software)
21 21 (16.67%) Build Automation
21 21 (16.67%) Fintech

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 17 (13.49%) Apache
2 13 (10.32%) Tomcat
3 10 (7.94%) WebSphere
4 9 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 7 (5.56%) JBoss
5 7 (5.56%) WebLogic
6 6 (4.76%) IIS
7 4 (3.17%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (3.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 3 (2.38%) nginx
9 2 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.59%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.79%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (0.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 60 (47.62%) SaaS
2 39 (30.95%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 32 (25.40%) TCP/IP
2 14 (11.11%) Firewall
3 8 (6.35%) HTTP
4 7 (5.56%) DNS
4 7 (5.56%) LDAP
5 6 (4.76%) SSL
6 4 (3.17%) BGP
6 4 (3.17%) iSCSI
6 4 (3.17%) NAS
6 4 (3.17%) SAN
6 4 (3.17%) VLAN
7 1 (0.79%) Intelligent Network
7 1 (0.79%) Internet
7 1 (0.79%) ISDN
7 1 (0.79%) ISUP
7 1 (0.79%) PBX
7 1 (0.79%) PSTN
7 1 (0.79%) Softswitch
7 1 (0.79%) VoIP
7 1 (0.79%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (31.75%) MySQL
2 22 (17.46%) SQL Server
3 10 (7.94%) NoSQL
4 8 (6.35%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (3.17%) RDBMS
5 4 (3.17%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.59%) DB2
6 2 (1.59%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 22 (17.46%) Git (software)
2 19 (15.08%) Maven
3 16 (12.70%) Ant
4 12 (9.52%) Subversion
5 9 (7.14%) Apache Ivy
5 9 (7.14%) Gradle
6 6 (4.76%) Jenkins
7 4 (3.17%) JIRA
8 3 (2.38%) Eclipse
8 3 (2.38%) IntelliJ
8 3 (2.38%) NetBeans
9 2 (1.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (1.59%) Axure RP
9 2 (1.59%) TeamCity
General
1 43 (34.13%) Finance
2 31 (24.60%) Banking
3 18 (14.29%) German Language
4 15 (11.90%) French Language
5 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (15.08%) Spring
2 15 (11.90%) Web Services
3 11 (8.73%) LAMP
4 9 (7.14%) Middleware
5 4 (3.17%) Elastic Stack
5 4 (3.17%) LAPP Stack
6 3 (2.38%) .NET
6 3 (2.38%) J2EE
6 3 (2.38%) Java EE
6 3 (2.38%) LEMP Stack
6 3 (2.38%) RESTful
6 3 (2.38%) SAML
6 3 (2.38%) Struts
7 1 (0.79%) Ajax
7 1 (0.79%) CSS
7 1 (0.79%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.67%) Fintech
2 19 (15.08%) Data Centre
3 6 (4.76%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.17%) Clustering
4 4 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.17%) Replication
5 2 (1.59%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.79%) Handset
6 1 (0.79%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 126 (100.00%) Linux
2 52 (41.27%) Unix
3 51 (40.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 36 (28.57%) Windows
5 34 (26.98%) Solaris
6 20 (15.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (14.29%) Windows 2000
7 18 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (5.56%) CentOS
9 6 (4.76%) Windows Server
10 4 (3.17%) Debian
10 4 (3.17%) Ubuntu
10 4 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (1.59%) AIX
11 2 (1.59%) HPUX
12 1 (0.79%) IRIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (33.33%) DevOps
2 21 (16.67%) Build Automation
3 18 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 18 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 15 (11.90%) Continuous Delivery
5 11 (8.73%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (7.94%) High Availability
7 9 (7.14%) Dependency Management
7 9 (7.14%) SOA
8 8 (6.35%) Prototyping
8 8 (6.35%) Rapid Prototyping
9 6 (4.76%) Load Balancing
9 6 (4.76%) Migration
9 6 (4.76%) Problem Management
10 4 (3.17%) Enterprise Architecture
10 4 (3.17%) ITIL
10 4 (3.17%) Network Monitoring
10 4 (3.17%) Network Performance Management
10 4 (3.17%) Performance Management
10 4 (3.17%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 75 (59.52%) Bash Shell
2 72 (57.14%) Python
3 48 (38.10%) Perl
4 32 (25.40%) SQL
5 29 (23.02%) Java
6 23 (18.25%) C
7 16 (12.70%) PowerShell
8 6 (4.76%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.38%) C++
9 3 (2.38%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.59%) C#
10 2 (1.59%) PHP
11 1 (0.79%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (3.97%) AWS Certification
2 2 (1.59%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (17.46%) QA
2 7 (5.56%) SLA
3 3 (2.38%) ISO 9001
3 3 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.59%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.79%) ISO22301
System Software
1 12 (9.52%) VMware ESX
2 4 (3.17%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.17%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (1.59%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.79%) Docker
4 1 (0.79%) KVM
4 1 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 34 (26.98%) Puppet
2 23 (18.25%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (17.46%) Ansible
4 16 (12.70%) Salt
5 4 (3.17%) OpenAM
5 4 (3.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (3.17%) vMotion
5 4 (3.17%) WSUS
6 3 (2.38%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (1.59%) Terraform
8 1 (0.79%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.79%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.79%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.79%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 61 (48.41%) Red Hat
2 38 (30.16%) Oracle
3 23 (18.25%) Sun
4 22 (17.46%) Juniper
5 19 (15.08%) Cisco
6 18 (14.29%) Blue Coat
6 18 (14.29%) CheckPoint
6 18 (14.29%) Crossbeam
6 18 (14.29%) F5
6 18 (14.29%) Palo Alto
6 18 (14.29%) Sourcefire
6 18 (14.29%) VMware
7 4 (3.17%) AppDynamics
7 4 (3.17%) Dynatrace
7 4 (3.17%) HP
7 4 (3.17%) New Relic
7 4 (3.17%) SolarWinds
7 4 (3.17%) Splunk
8 3 (2.38%) Barracuda Networks
8 3 (2.38%) IBM
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