The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 48 104
Rank change year-on-year -31 +56  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 32 91 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.45% 5.15% 2.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.52% 5.34% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 21 81 46
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +53.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £40,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
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 1268 1704 2206
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 97.02% 96.43% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1045 1350 1656
Median salary £47,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,000 £24,936
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 June 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 26 June 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 90 (100.00%) Linux
2 48 (53.33%) Python
3 47 (52.22%) Bash Shell
4 39 (43.33%) SaaS
5 38 (42.22%) Unix
6 35 (38.89%) DevOps
7 34 (37.78%) Java
8 31 (34.44%) Amazon AWS
9 30 (33.33%) Perl
10 29 (32.22%) MySQL
10 29 (32.22%) Oracle
10 29 (32.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 28 (31.11%) Puppet
12 27 (30.00%) Ansible
13 26 (28.89%) Red Hat
14 23 (25.56%) Finance
15 22 (24.44%) SQL
15 22 (24.44%) Opscode Chef
16 21 (23.33%) Git (software)
16 21 (23.33%) Spring
16 21 (23.33%) Maven
17 19 (21.11%) Banking
18 18 (20.00%) SQL Server
18 18 (20.00%) Ant
18 18 (20.00%) Windows
18 18 (20.00%) Salt
19 17 (18.89%) TCP/IP
20 16 (17.78%) Subversion
21 15 (16.67%) Solaris
21 15 (16.67%) Build Automation

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 (14.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (6.67%) Apache
2 6 (6.67%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.44%) JBoss
3 4 (4.44%) WebLogic
3 4 (4.44%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.22%) Confluence
5 1 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.11%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.11%) IIS
5 1 (1.11%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
Cloud Services
1 39 (43.33%) SaaS
2 31 (34.44%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.11%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (18.89%) TCP/IP
2 13 (14.44%) Firewall
3 6 (6.67%) HTTP
4 4 (4.44%) LDAP
4 4 (4.44%) SSL
5 2 (2.22%) Internet
6 1 (1.11%) DHCP
6 1 (1.11%) DNS
6 1 (1.11%) FTP
6 1 (1.11%) IPsec
6 1 (1.11%) ISDN
6 1 (1.11%) ISUP
6 1 (1.11%) NAS
6 1 (1.11%) PBX
6 1 (1.11%) PSTN
6 1 (1.11%) SAN
6 1 (1.11%) SMTP
6 1 (1.11%) Softswitch
6 1 (1.11%) VoIP
6 1 (1.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (32.22%) MySQL
2 18 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 13 (14.44%) NoSQL
4 5 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.11%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.11%) Redis
5 1 (1.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (23.33%) Git (software)
1 21 (23.33%) Maven
2 18 (20.00%) Ant
3 16 (17.78%) Subversion
4 13 (14.44%) Apache Ivy
4 13 (14.44%) Gradle
5 9 (10.00%) Jenkins
6 5 (5.56%) Eclipse
7 3 (3.33%) IntelliJ
7 3 (3.33%) NetBeans
8 2 (2.22%) JIRA
9 1 (1.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.11%) Axure RP
9 1 (1.11%) TeamCity
General
1 23 (25.56%) Finance
2 19 (21.11%) Banking
3 11 (12.22%) Digital Economy
3 11 (12.22%) German Language
4 6 (6.67%) French Language
5 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (23.33%) Spring
2 14 (15.56%) Web Services
3 5 (5.56%) Ajax
3 5 (5.56%) CSS
3 5 (5.56%) HTML
4 4 (4.44%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (3.33%) J2EE
5 3 (3.33%) Java EE
5 3 (3.33%) Middleware
5 3 (3.33%) RESTful
5 3 (3.33%) SAML
5 3 (3.33%) Struts
6 2 (2.22%) LAMP
7 1 (1.11%) .NET
7 1 (1.11%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 10 (11.11%) Fintech
3 5 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (4.44%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.22%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.11%) Handset
7 1 (1.11%) iPad
7 1 (1.11%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 90 (100.00%) Linux
2 38 (42.22%) Unix
3 29 (32.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (20.00%) Windows
5 15 (16.67%) Solaris
6 7 (7.78%) Windows 2000
6 7 (7.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (7.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.11%) AIX
7 1 (1.11%) Android
7 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.11%) HPUX
7 1 (1.11%) IRIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (38.89%) DevOps
2 15 (16.67%) Build Automation
3 14 (15.56%) Software Engineering
4 13 (14.44%) Continuous Delivery
4 13 (14.44%) Dependency Management
4 13 (14.44%) SOA
5 11 (12.22%) Risk Management
6 9 (10.00%) Mentoring
7 8 (8.89%) OO
7 8 (8.89%) OOP
7 8 (8.89%) Prototyping
7 8 (8.89%) Rapid Prototyping
7 8 (8.89%) Scrum
7 8 (8.89%) SDLC
8 7 (7.78%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (6.67%) ITIL
10 5 (5.56%) Software Deployment
10 5 (5.56%) Test Automation
11 4 (4.44%) Network Monitoring
11 4 (4.44%) Network Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (53.33%) Python
2 47 (52.22%) Bash Shell
3 34 (37.78%) Java
4 30 (33.33%) Perl
5 22 (24.44%) SQL
6 12 (13.33%) C
7 10 (11.11%) C++
8 5 (5.56%) JavaScript
8 5 (5.56%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.11%) C#
9 1 (1.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (3.33%) Degree
2 2 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (2.22%) DV Cleared
2 2 (2.22%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.11%) QA
1 10 (11.11%) SLA
2 1 (1.11%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.22%) Docker
4 2 (2.22%) vSphere
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 28 (31.11%) Puppet
2 27 (30.00%) Ansible
3 22 (24.44%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (20.00%) Salt
5 4 (4.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (2.22%) vCenter Server
7 1 (1.11%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.11%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 29 (32.22%) Oracle
2 26 (28.89%) Red Hat
3 12 (13.33%) Cisco
3 12 (13.33%) Sun
4 11 (12.22%) Blue Coat
4 11 (12.22%) CheckPoint
4 11 (12.22%) F5
4 11 (12.22%) Juniper
4 11 (12.22%) Palo Alto
5 9 (10.00%) VMware
6 7 (7.78%) Crossbeam
6 7 (7.78%) Sourcefire
7 4 (4.44%) AppDynamics
7 4 (4.44%) Dynatrace
7 4 (4.44%) New Relic
7 4 (4.44%) SolarWinds
7 4 (4.44%) Splunk
8 3 (3.33%) Clearswift
9 2 (2.22%) IBM
10 1 (1.11%) Sonus
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