Period
to 22 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 22 June 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux Engineer
South West > Somerset
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 118 102
Rank change year-on-year +69 -16 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 47 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 4.65% 0.60% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.71% 0.61% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 45 5 8
Somerset median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £30,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +32.23% -15.38%
South West median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +18.75% - -2.44%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset. 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
Somerset
Permanent vacancies in Somerset with a recognized job title 997 1,302 1,253
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.71% 97.46% 98.04%
Number of salaries quoted 857 1,013 1,098
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £24,650 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £63,750 £57,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Engineer in Somerset

Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Engineer in Somerset.

Salary trend for Linux Engineer in Somerset

Linux Engineer
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Engineer in Somerset over the 6 months to 22 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Linux Engineer in Somerset

Linux Engineer
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 22 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath +36 32 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Bridgwater - 8 £37,500 -
Clevedon - 3 £36,000 -
Taunton - 2 £33,750 -
Axbridge - 1 £50,000 -
Glastonbury - 1 £40,000 -
Linux Engineer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Somerset region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 47 (100.00%) Linux
2 40 (85.11%) Configuration Management
3 37 (78.72%) Apache
4 36 (76.60%) Puppet
5 35 (74.47%) Retail
6 32 (68.09%) Jenkins
7 31 (65.96%) DevOps
8 30 (63.83%) Amazon AWS
8 30 (63.83%) E-Commerce
9 29 (61.70%) VMware
9 29 (61.70%) Microsoft Azure
9 29 (61.70%) VMware Infrastructure
10 28 (59.57%) Deployment Automation
11 27 (57.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 27 (57.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 27 (57.45%) Opscode Chef
11 27 (57.45%) Red Hat
11 27 (57.45%) Tomcat
12 13 (27.66%) MySQL
13 12 (25.53%) ITIL
13 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
14 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
14 10 (21.28%) LAMP
14 10 (21.28%) Windows
14 10 (21.28%) Problem-Solving
15 8 (17.02%) Server Virtualisation
15 8 (17.02%) LPIC
15 8 (17.02%) Ubuntu
15 8 (17.02%) ZABBIX
15 8 (17.02%) Cacti

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 37 (78.72%) Apache
2 27 (57.45%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.26%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.13%) nginx
4 1 (2.13%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 30 (63.83%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (61.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.13%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.64%) Firewall
2 3 (6.38%) DHCP
2 3 (6.38%) DNS
2 3 (6.38%) Wireless
3 2 (4.26%) Broadband
3 2 (4.26%) Internet
3 2 (4.26%) Kerberos
3 2 (4.26%) Network Security
3 2 (4.26%) VoIP
3 2 (4.26%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.13%) SSL
4 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (27.66%) MySQL
2 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.26%) Apache Hive
3 2 (4.26%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.26%) HBase
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 32 (68.09%) Jenkins
2 27 (57.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (8.51%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.13%) Ant
4 1 (2.13%) Artifactory
4 1 (2.13%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.13%) GitLab
4 1 (2.13%) GoCD
4 1 (2.13%) Gradle
4 1 (2.13%) Maven
4 1 (2.13%) Mercurial
4 1 (2.13%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (2.13%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.13%) Vagrant
General
1 35 (74.47%) Retail
2 1 (2.13%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.13%) Automotive
2 1 (2.13%) Electronics
2 1 (2.13%) Marketing
2 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.28%) LAMP
2 2 (4.26%) LDAP
2 2 (4.26%) Web Services
3 1 (2.13%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.26%) Digital Media
2 2 (4.26%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 47 (100.00%) Linux
2 27 (57.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (21.28%) Windows
4 8 (17.02%) Ubuntu
4 8 (17.02%) Unix
5 3 (6.38%) Debian
6 2 (4.26%) Windows 10
6 2 (4.26%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.26%) Windows Server
6 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (85.11%) Configuration Management
2 31 (65.96%) DevOps
3 30 (63.83%) E-Commerce
4 28 (59.57%) Deployment Automation
5 12 (25.53%) ITIL
6 10 (21.28%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (17.02%) Open Source
7 8 (17.02%) Server Virtualisation
8 5 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (8.51%) Test Automation
10 3 (6.38%) Continuous Delivery
10 3 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (6.38%) Performance Optimisation
11 2 (4.26%) Decision-Making
11 2 (4.26%) Defect Management
11 2 (4.26%) Load Testing
11 2 (4.26%) Mentoring
11 2 (4.26%) Performance Testing
11 2 (4.26%) SDLC
11 2 (4.26%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.02%) PHP
2 2 (4.26%) Python
2 2 (4.26%) SQL
2 2 (4.26%) VBScript
3 1 (2.13%) Ada
3 1 (2.13%) Assembly Language
3 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.13%) C
3 1 (2.13%) C++
3 1 (2.13%) Embedded C
3 1 (2.13%) Groovy
3 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) CCNA
1 8 (17.02%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (17.02%) CISSP
1 8 (17.02%) LPIC
1 8 (17.02%) SSCP
2 4 (8.51%) Degree
3 3 (6.38%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (4.26%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) Def Stans
2 1 (2.13%) MISRA
2 1 (2.13%) MISRA C
System Software
1 29 (61.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.51%) Docker
3 2 (4.26%) HDFS
3 2 (4.26%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.26%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.13%) Corosync
4 1 (2.13%) LXC
4 1 (2.13%) Snort
4 1 (2.13%) VirtualBox
4 1 (2.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 36 (76.60%) Puppet
2 27 (57.45%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (17.02%) Cacti
3 8 (17.02%) ZABBIX
4 5 (10.64%) Ansible
5 3 (6.38%) Kubernetes
6 2 (4.26%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (2.13%) HAProxy
7 1 (2.13%) Pacemaker
7 1 (2.13%) Packer
7 1 (2.13%) Rancher
7 1 (2.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 29 (61.70%) VMware
2 27 (57.45%) Red Hat
3 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
4 8 (17.02%) Cisco
5 1 (2.13%) Google
5 1 (2.13%) IBM