Period
to 18 September 2019

The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 18 September 2019.

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
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 135 118 87
Rank change year-on-year -17 -31 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 23 23 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.94% 0.99% 2.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 1.02% 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 21 22 50
Reading median annual salary £62,500 £47,500 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.58% -7.32% +2.50%
10th Percentile £40,000 £31,850 £29,625
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £72,500
Berkshire median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +15.00% +11.11% -10.00%

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 2,359 2,266 2,313
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.56% 97.17% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1,931 1,930 1,896
Reading median annual salary £52,500 £49,000 £45,598
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.46% -8.80%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £72,500 £71,250
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -5.00%

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 18 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Linux Engineer in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 2019, Linux Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Reading region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 23 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (95.65%) Bash Shell
3 21 (91.30%) SaaS
3 21 (91.30%) Puppet
3 21 (91.30%) Relational Database
3 21 (91.30%) Web Operations
3 21 (91.30%) Site Reliability Engineering
3 21 (91.30%) JBoss
3 21 (91.30%) TCP/IP
3 21 (91.30%) Oracle RAC
3 21 (91.30%) RDBMS
3 21 (91.30%) AWS
3 21 (91.30%) Java
3 21 (91.30%) Perl
3 21 (91.30%) SQL
3 21 (91.30%) MySQL
3 21 (91.30%) Oracle
3 21 (91.30%) SQL Server
3 21 (91.30%) Tomcat
3 21 (91.30%) Python
4 20 (86.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (86.96%) SQL Server 2005
4 20 (86.96%) OpenShift
4 20 (86.96%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (86.96%) DevOps
4 20 (86.96%) Kubernetes
4 20 (86.96%) Private Cloud
4 20 (86.96%) Ansible
4 20 (86.96%) Docker
4 20 (86.96%) SQL Server 2012

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 21 (91.30%) JBoss
1 21 (91.30%) Tomcat
2 16 (69.57%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.35%) Apache
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 21 (91.30%) AWS
1 21 (91.30%) SaaS
2 20 (86.96%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 21 (91.30%) TCP/IP
2 16 (69.57%) Firewall
3 1 (4.35%) HTTP
3 1 (4.35%) NAS
3 1 (4.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (91.30%) MySQL
1 21 (91.30%) RDBMS
1 21 (91.30%) Relational Database
1 21 (91.30%) SQL Server
2 20 (86.96%) SQL Server 2005
2 20 (86.96%) SQL Server 2008
2 20 (86.96%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) CMake
1 1 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 1 (4.35%) Electronics
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
1 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.35%) Marketing
1 1 (4.35%) Public Sector
1 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) LAMP
1 1 (4.35%) LDAP
1 1 (4.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (86.96%) Private Cloud
2 17 (73.91%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.35%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (73.91%) Unix
3 12 (52.17%) Windows
4 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (91.30%) Site Reliability Engineering
1 21 (91.30%) Web Operations
2 20 (86.96%) DevOps
3 2 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (4.35%) ITSM
4 1 (4.35%) Low Latency
4 1 (4.35%) Open Source
4 1 (4.35%) Proactive Monitoring
4 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
4 1 (4.35%) Software Architecture
4 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.35%) Systems Engineering
4 1 (4.35%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 22 (95.65%) Bash Shell
2 21 (91.30%) Java
2 21 (91.30%) Perl
2 21 (91.30%) Python
2 21 (91.30%) SQL
3 16 (69.57%) Ruby
4 1 (4.35%) C
4 1 (4.35%) C++
4 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (91.30%) Oracle RAC
2 20 (86.96%) Docker
3 1 (4.35%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 21 (91.30%) Puppet
2 20 (86.96%) Ansible
2 20 (86.96%) Kubernetes
2 20 (86.96%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (91.30%) Oracle
2 16 (69.57%) Sun
3 1 (4.35%) OutSystems
3 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.35%) SAP