Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 21 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 49 82
Rank change year-on-year -48 +33 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 58 179 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.43% 5.13% 3.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.53% 5.34% 3.62%
Number of salaries quoted 47 126 175
Reading median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +15.79% +35.71%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £21,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £63,250
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00% +28.21%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Permanent vacancies in Reading with a recognized job title 2288 3354 4416
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.85% 96.16% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1875 2512 3513
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £25,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £71,925 £68,750
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +4.17% +6.67%

Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

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 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Engineer in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 21 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 Reading region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 58 (100.00%) Linux
2 36 (62.07%) DevOps
3 29 (50.00%) Windows
3 29 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
4 26 (44.83%) TCP/IP
5 24 (41.38%) Python
5 24 (41.38%) Unix
6 22 (37.93%) Bash Shell
7 21 (36.21%) Red Hat
8 16 (27.59%) VMware
8 16 (27.59%) SaaS
9 15 (25.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (25.86%) Puppet
9 15 (25.86%) Banking
10 14 (24.14%) Firewall
11 13 (22.41%) Identity Management
11 13 (22.41%) IPsec
11 13 (22.41%) Juniper
11 13 (22.41%) VPN
11 13 (22.41%) HTTP
11 13 (22.41%) SSL
11 13 (22.41%) Internet
11 13 (22.41%) Degree
11 13 (22.41%) OpenStack
11 13 (22.41%) Kubernetes
11 13 (22.41%) Private Cloud
11 13 (22.41%) Data Centre
11 13 (22.41%) API Integration
11 13 (22.41%) Cloud Foundry
11 13 (22.41%) Docker

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 13 (22.41%) Cloud Foundry
1 13 (22.41%) OpenStack
2 7 (12.07%) WebSphere
3 5 (8.62%) JBoss
3 5 (8.62%) Tomcat
3 5 (8.62%) WebLogic
4 3 (5.17%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 29 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (27.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (44.83%) TCP/IP
2 14 (24.14%) Firewall
3 13 (22.41%) HTTP
3 13 (22.41%) Internet
3 13 (22.41%) IPsec
3 13 (22.41%) SSL
3 13 (22.41%) VPN
4 5 (8.62%) LDAP
5 2 (3.45%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.62%) RDBMS
1 5 (8.62%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.45%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Git (software)
1 4 (6.90%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.17%) JIRA
General
1 15 (25.86%) Banking
2 11 (18.97%) Digital Economy
2 11 (18.97%) German Language
3 10 (17.24%) Finance
4 3 (5.17%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.45%) IBM Integration Bus
1 2 (3.45%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (1.72%) .NET
2 1 (1.72%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.41%) Data Centre
1 13 (22.41%) Private Cloud
2 2 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.45%) Fintech
2 2 (3.45%) SWIFT
3 1 (1.72%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 58 (100.00%) Linux
2 29 (50.00%) Windows
3 24 (41.38%) Unix
4 15 (25.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (15.52%) Solaris
6 8 (13.79%) Windows 2000
6 8 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (8.62%) CentOS
8 2 (3.45%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (1.72%) Android
9 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (62.07%) DevOps
2 13 (22.41%) API Integration
2 13 (22.41%) Identity Management
3 11 (18.97%) Risk Management
4 9 (15.52%) ITIL
5 8 (13.79%) Runbook
6 3 (5.17%) Analytics
6 3 (5.17%) Data Analytics
7 2 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (3.45%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (3.45%) Information Security
7 2 (3.45%) Migration
7 2 (3.45%) OO
7 2 (3.45%) Open Source
7 2 (3.45%) Release Automation
7 2 (3.45%) Scrum
7 2 (3.45%) SDET
7 2 (3.45%) Software Engineering
7 2 (3.45%) Task Automation
7 2 (3.45%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 24 (41.38%) Python
2 22 (37.93%) Bash Shell
3 8 (13.79%) C
4 6 (10.34%) Perl
5 5 (8.62%) Java
5 5 (8.62%) PowerShell
5 5 (8.62%) SQL
6 4 (6.90%) C++
7 2 (3.45%) C#
8 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (22.41%) Degree
2 5 (8.62%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.97%) SLA
2 8 (13.79%) QA
System Software
1 13 (22.41%) Docker
2 5 (8.62%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.72%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (25.86%) Puppet
2 13 (22.41%) Kubernetes
3 10 (17.24%) Ansible
4 9 (15.52%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (8.62%) Terraform
6 1 (1.72%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 21 (36.21%) Red Hat
2 16 (27.59%) VMware
3 13 (22.41%) Juniper
4 11 (18.97%) Blue Coat
4 11 (18.97%) CheckPoint
4 11 (18.97%) Cisco
4 11 (18.97%) F5
4 11 (18.97%) Palo Alto
5 8 (13.79%) Crossbeam
5 8 (13.79%) Oracle
5 8 (13.79%) Sourcefire
5 8 (13.79%) Sun
6 5 (8.62%) ServiceNow
7 2 (3.45%) Citrix