Period
to 17 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 17 January 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 120 107 55
Rank change year-on-year -13 -52 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 26 52 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.31% 2.05% 4.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 2.14% 4.84%
Number of salaries quoted 26 49 102
Reading median annual salary £45,000 £60,000 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +2.13% +16.34%
10th Percentile £38,625 £40,000 £32,625
90th Percentile £80,625 £76,250 £72,500
Berkshire median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -2.22% -21.74% +4.55%

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 1,894 2,432 2,953
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.27% 95.90% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1,638 2,023 2,175
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,625 £75,000 £71,250
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% -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 17 January 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 17 January 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 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (80.77%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (76.92%) Ansible
4 14 (53.85%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (50.00%) Docker
6 12 (46.15%) DevOps
7 11 (42.31%) Jenkins
7 11 (42.31%) Marketing
7 11 (42.31%) Telecoms
8 10 (38.46%) Finance
8 10 (38.46%) Manufacturing
8 10 (38.46%) Programme Management
8 10 (38.46%) Electronics
8 10 (38.46%) SAP
8 10 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (38.46%) Degree
8 10 (38.46%) Digital Marketing
9 9 (34.62%) Python
9 9 (34.62%) Windows
9 9 (34.62%) Google Cloud Platform
10 8 (30.77%) Web Services
11 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (26.92%) Scrum
11 7 (26.92%) Configuration Management
11 7 (26.92%) QA
11 7 (26.92%) Google
11 7 (26.92%) Git (software)
11 7 (26.92%) Kubernetes
12 6 (23.08%) SDLC
12 6 (23.08%) Defect Management

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 4 (15.38%) OpenStack
2 3 (11.54%) Apache
3 2 (7.69%) Apache Spark
3 2 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (7.69%) IIS
3 2 (7.69%) nginx
3 2 (7.69%) Skype for Business
4 1 (3.85%) Confluence
4 1 (3.85%) iPlanet
Cloud Services
1 21 (80.77%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (53.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (34.62%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (3.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (3.85%) Amazon S3
4 1 (3.85%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (3.85%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.85%) CloudFront
4 1 (3.85%) GitHub
4 1 (3.85%) Route 53
4 1 (3.85%) Serverless
4 1 (3.85%) Slack
4 1 (3.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) DNS
2 3 (11.54%) DHCP
2 3 (11.54%) Firewall
3 2 (7.69%) Skype
3 2 (7.69%) VoIP
3 2 (7.69%) VPN
4 1 (3.85%) LAN
4 1 (3.85%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) MySQL
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (3.85%) Apache Hive
2 1 (3.85%) Big Data
2 1 (3.85%) CouchDB
2 1 (3.85%) DB2
2 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.85%) HBase
2 1 (3.85%) Impala
2 1 (3.85%) MariaDB
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (42.31%) Jenkins
2 7 (26.92%) Git (software)
3 6 (23.08%) Selenium
4 5 (19.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (15.38%) Gerrit
6 2 (7.69%) JIRA
6 2 (7.69%) Protractor
7 1 (3.85%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 11 (42.31%) Marketing
1 11 (42.31%) Telecoms
2 10 (38.46%) Electronics
2 10 (38.46%) Finance
2 10 (38.46%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.85%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) Web Services
2 3 (11.54%) AngularJS
2 3 (11.54%) Kafka
2 3 (11.54%) LDAP
3 2 (7.69%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (3.85%) Django
4 1 (3.85%) Flask
4 1 (3.85%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (7.69%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.85%) Fintech
3 1 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (34.62%) Windows
3 6 (23.08%) CentOS
4 4 (15.38%) Unix
5 3 (11.54%) Windows Server
6 2 (7.69%) VMS
7 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.85%) Solaris
7 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) DevOps
2 10 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (38.46%) Digital Marketing
2 10 (38.46%) Programme Management
3 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (26.92%) Configuration Management
3 7 (26.92%) Scrum
4 6 (23.08%) BDD
4 6 (23.08%) Defect Management
4 6 (23.08%) Epics
4 6 (23.08%) Exploratory Testing
4 6 (23.08%) Manual Testing
4 6 (23.08%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (23.08%) Non-Functional Testing
4 6 (23.08%) Performance Testing
4 6 (23.08%) SDLC
4 6 (23.08%) Security Testing
4 6 (23.08%) Software Testing
4 6 (23.08%) Test Automation
5 5 (19.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) Python
2 6 (23.08%) Bash Shell
2 6 (23.08%) SQL
3 3 (11.54%) Java
4 2 (7.69%) Go
4 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
4 2 (7.69%) Ruby
5 1 (3.85%) C
5 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) Degree
2 6 (23.08%) ISTQB
2 6 (23.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (26.92%) QA
System Software
1 13 (50.00%) Docker
2 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
4 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 2 (7.69%) iptables
4 2 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (7.69%) VirtualBox
4 2 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (7.69%) Xen
5 1 (3.85%) Apache Flume
5 1 (3.85%) HDFS
5 1 (3.85%) NDS
5 1 (3.85%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 20 (76.92%) Ansible
2 7 (26.92%) Kubernetes
3 3 (11.54%) Kibana
3 3 (11.54%) Puppet
4 2 (7.69%) Graphite
4 2 (7.69%) Nagios
5 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (3.85%) Terraform
5 1 (3.85%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) SAP
2 7 (26.92%) Google
3 6 (23.08%) Red Hat
3 6 (23.08%) VMware
4 2 (7.69%) Centreon
4 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.85%) Atlassian
5 1 (3.85%) Facebook
5 1 (3.85%) Novell
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle
5 1 (3.85%) SaltStack
5 1 (3.85%) Sun