Period
to 18 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 122 96 46
Rank change year-on-year -26 -50 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 27 57 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.28% 2.44% 5.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.32% 2.54% 5.37%
Number of salaries quoted 26 46 126
Reading median annual salary £45,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +9.09% +15.79%
10th Percentile £37,500 £34,375 £37,500
90th Percentile £62,750 £72,500 £66,250
Berkshire median annual salary £44,000 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -7.37% -9.52% +5.00%

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 2,039 2,246 3,354
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.36% 96.02% 96.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1,743 1,841 2,516
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £28,500 £25,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
Berkshire median annual salary £52,250 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -5.00% +3.09%

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 November 2018.

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 November 2018, 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 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (59.26%) Windows
3 14 (51.85%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (48.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (48.15%) DevOps
5 12 (44.44%) Ansible
6 11 (40.74%) Python
6 11 (40.74%) Configuration Management
6 11 (40.74%) Degree
7 9 (33.33%) Marketing
7 9 (33.33%) Telecoms
7 9 (33.33%) Finance
7 9 (33.33%) Docker
7 9 (33.33%) Puppet
8 8 (29.63%) Bash Shell
8 8 (29.63%) Manufacturing
8 8 (29.63%) Electronics
8 8 (29.63%) VMware
8 8 (29.63%) Programme Management
8 8 (29.63%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (29.63%) SAP
8 8 (29.63%) Digital Marketing
9 7 (25.93%) QA
9 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (25.93%) SQL
9 7 (25.93%) Jenkins
10 6 (22.22%) Windows Server
10 6 (22.22%) Kibana
10 6 (22.22%) OpenStack
10 6 (22.22%) Firewall

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 6 (22.22%) OpenStack
2 4 (14.81%) Apache Spark
2 4 (14.81%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (11.11%) Apache
4 2 (7.41%) IIS
4 2 (7.41%) nginx
4 2 (7.41%) Skype for Business
5 1 (3.70%) iPlanet
Cloud Services
1 14 (51.85%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (48.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (7.41%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (7.41%) SaaS
4 1 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (3.70%) GitHub
4 1 (3.70%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) Firewall
2 5 (18.52%) DNS
3 3 (11.11%) DHCP
4 2 (7.41%) Skype
4 2 (7.41%) VoIP
4 2 (7.41%) VPN
5 1 (3.70%) LAN
5 1 (3.70%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (3.70%) SNMP
5 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) Apache Hive
1 4 (14.81%) Hadoop
1 4 (14.81%) HBase
1 4 (14.81%) Impala
1 4 (14.81%) MySQL
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.70%) Big Data
3 1 (3.70%) DB2
3 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Jenkins
2 6 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 4 (14.81%) Gerrit
3 4 (14.81%) Selenium
4 1 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (3.70%) IBM UrbanCode
4 1 (3.70%) JIRA
4 1 (3.70%) Travis CI
General
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
1 9 (33.33%) Marketing
1 9 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 8 (29.63%) Electronics
2 8 (29.63%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.70%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) Web Services
2 2 (7.41%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (7.41%) LDAP
3 1 (3.70%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (3.70%) JMS
3 1 (3.70%) Kafka
3 1 (3.70%) Servlets
3 1 (3.70%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
2 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.81%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (59.26%) Windows
3 6 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 3 (11.11%) Ubuntu
5 2 (7.41%) CentOS
5 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (7.41%) Unix
5 2 (7.41%) VMS
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.70%) DC/OS
6 1 (3.70%) Solaris
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) DevOps
2 11 (40.74%) Configuration Management
3 8 (29.63%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (29.63%) Digital Marketing
3 8 (29.63%) Programme Management
4 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (18.52%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 5 (18.52%) SDLC
5 4 (14.81%) BDD
5 4 (14.81%) Change Management
5 4 (14.81%) Data Analysis
5 4 (14.81%) Defect Management
5 4 (14.81%) Exploratory Testing
5 4 (14.81%) Low Latency
5 4 (14.81%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (14.81%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (14.81%) Release Management
5 4 (14.81%) Scrum
5 4 (14.81%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) Python
2 8 (29.63%) Bash Shell
3 7 (25.93%) SQL
4 5 (18.52%) Java
5 4 (14.81%) C
5 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
5 4 (14.81%) Ruby
6 2 (7.41%) Go
7 1 (3.70%) C++
7 1 (3.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (40.74%) Degree
2 4 (14.81%) DV Cleared
2 4 (14.81%) ISTQB
2 4 (14.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.93%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) ECSS
System Software
1 9 (33.33%) Docker
2 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (18.52%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (14.81%) Apache Flume
4 4 (14.81%) HDFS
4 4 (14.81%) iptables
5 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
5 3 (11.11%) Hyper-V
5 3 (11.11%) VirtualBox
6 2 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (7.41%) Xen
7 1 (3.70%) NDS
7 1 (3.70%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 12 (44.44%) Ansible
2 9 (33.33%) Puppet
3 6 (22.22%) Kibana
4 3 (11.11%) ZABBIX
5 2 (7.41%) Graphite
5 2 (7.41%) Nagios
5 2 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (3.70%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (3.70%) Kubernetes
6 1 (3.70%) Salt
6 1 (3.70%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) SAP
1 8 (29.63%) VMware
2 4 (14.81%) Atlassian
3 2 (7.41%) Centreon
3 2 (7.41%) Google
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.70%) Facebook
4 1 (3.70%) Novell
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.70%) SaltStack
4 1 (3.70%) Sun