Period
to 22 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 22 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 111 103
Rank change year-on-year +39 -8 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 35 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 2.83% 0.40% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.90% 0.41% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 35 5 6
Somerset median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £20,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +107.32% -45.33%
10th Percentile £26,850 £37,500 £18,250
90th Percentile £57,650 £48,750 £46,250
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%

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 1,207 1,228 1,221
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.65% 97.69% 98.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1,016 1,033 1,052
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £58,600 £53,750
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 February 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 February 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 +10 25 £49,000 +15.29% 1
Clevedon - 3 £36,000 -
Street - 2 £61,750 -
Taunton - 2 £32,500 -
Glastonbury - 1 £40,000 -
Bridgwater - 1 £35,000 - 1
Linux Engineer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 35 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (60.00%) Apache
3 18 (51.43%) Configuration Management
4 17 (48.57%) E-Commerce
4 17 (48.57%) Puppet
4 17 (48.57%) DevOps
5 16 (45.71%) VMware
5 16 (45.71%) VMware Infrastructure
6 15 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
6 15 (42.86%) MySQL
7 14 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (37.14%) Microsoft Azure
8 13 (37.14%) Windows
8 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (37.14%) Red Hat
8 13 (37.14%) Jenkins
9 12 (34.29%) Retail
9 12 (34.29%) LAMP
9 12 (34.29%) Tomcat
10 11 (31.43%) Git (software)
10 11 (31.43%) Degree
11 10 (28.57%) SQL
12 9 (25.71%) Opscode Chef
13 8 (22.86%) Mentoring
13 8 (22.86%) PHP
14 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
14 7 (20.00%) Scrum
14 7 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 7 (20.00%) Node.js
15 6 (17.14%) PHPUnit

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 21 (60.00%) Apache
2 12 (34.29%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.71%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.86%) Confluence
4 1 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.86%) JBoss
4 1 (2.86%) nginx
4 1 (2.86%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.86%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 15 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (37.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.71%) SaaS
4 1 (2.86%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) Firewall
2 3 (8.57%) DHCP
2 3 (8.57%) DNS
2 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
2 3 (8.57%) Wireless
3 2 (5.71%) Broadband
3 2 (5.71%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (5.71%) Internet
3 2 (5.71%) iSCSI
3 2 (5.71%) Kerberos
3 2 (5.71%) Network Security
3 2 (5.71%) VoIP
3 2 (5.71%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.86%) FIX Connectivity
4 1 (2.86%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.86%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (42.86%) MySQL
2 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 4 (11.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (5.71%) Apache Hive
4 2 (5.71%) Hadoop
4 2 (5.71%) HBase
5 1 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.86%) Big Data
5 1 (2.86%) Flink
5 1 (2.86%) Infinispan
5 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (37.14%) Jenkins
2 11 (31.43%) Git (software)
3 7 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (17.14%) Bugzilla
4 6 (17.14%) PEAR
4 6 (17.14%) PHPUnit
4 6 (17.14%) Subversion
4 6 (17.14%) Trac
5 2 (5.71%) GoCD
6 1 (2.86%) Ant
6 1 (2.86%) Artifactory
6 1 (2.86%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.86%) GitLab
6 1 (2.86%) Gradle
6 1 (2.86%) JIRA
6 1 (2.86%) Maven
6 1 (2.86%) Mercurial
6 1 (2.86%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.86%) Vagrant
General
1 12 (34.29%) Retail
2 1 (2.86%) Banking
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (34.29%) LAMP
2 7 (20.00%) Node.js
3 6 (17.14%) Ajax
3 6 (17.14%) AngularJS
3 6 (17.14%) CSS
3 6 (17.14%) HTML
3 6 (17.14%) jQuery
3 6 (17.14%) React
4 4 (11.43%) Web Services
5 2 (5.71%) LDAP
5 2 (5.71%) Velocity
6 1 (2.86%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (2.86%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (2.86%) HornetQ
6 1 (2.86%) Kafka
6 1 (2.86%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (2.86%) Spring
6 1 (2.86%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.43%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.71%) Digital Media
3 2 (5.71%) Internet of Things
3 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (37.14%) Windows
4 6 (17.14%) Windows Server
5 5 (14.29%) Unix
6 4 (11.43%) Windows 10
6 4 (11.43%) Windows 7
6 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (8.57%) Debian
8 2 (5.71%) CentOS
9 1 (2.86%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (51.43%) Configuration Management
2 17 (48.57%) DevOps
2 17 (48.57%) E-Commerce
3 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (22.86%) Mentoring
5 7 (20.00%) Scrum
6 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
6 6 (17.14%) Test Automation
7 5 (14.29%) ITIL
7 5 (14.29%) SDLC
8 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (11.43%) Defect Management
8 4 (11.43%) Load Testing
8 4 (11.43%) Performance Testing
8 4 (11.43%) Software Testing
9 3 (8.57%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (8.57%) High Availability
9 3 (8.57%) Performance Optimisation
10 2 (5.71%) Change Control
10 2 (5.71%) Digital Transformation Programme
Programming Languages
1 10 (28.57%) SQL
2 8 (22.86%) PHP
3 4 (11.43%) VBScript
4 3 (8.57%) Java
4 3 (8.57%) Python
5 2 (5.71%) Bash Shell
5 2 (5.71%) Groovy
5 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.86%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (31.43%) Degree
2 4 (11.43%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (11.43%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.71%) CCNA
3 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.86%) CISSP
4 1 (2.86%) LPIC
4 1 (2.86%) RHCE
4 1 (2.86%) RHCSA
4 1 (2.86%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (45.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (14.29%) Docker
3 2 (5.71%) HDFS
3 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.71%) LXC
3 2 (5.71%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (5.71%) VirtualBox
3 2 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.86%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (2.86%) Corosync
4 1 (2.86%) Gluster
4 1 (2.86%) iptables
4 1 (2.86%) KVM
4 1 (2.86%) Snort
4 1 (2.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (48.57%) Puppet
2 9 (25.71%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (17.14%) Ansible
4 4 (11.43%) Kubernetes
5 2 (5.71%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (2.86%) Cacti
6 1 (2.86%) CFEngine
6 1 (2.86%) Check_MK
6 1 (2.86%) Grafana
6 1 (2.86%) Graylog
6 1 (2.86%) HAProxy
6 1 (2.86%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (2.86%) Kibana
6 1 (2.86%) Nagios
6 1 (2.86%) Pacemaker
6 1 (2.86%) Packer
6 1 (2.86%) Pingdom
6 1 (2.86%) Rancher
6 1 (2.86%) Terraform
6 1 (2.86%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 16 (45.71%) VMware
2 13 (37.14%) Red Hat
3 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.71%) Cisco
5 1 (2.86%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.86%) Google
5 1 (2.86%) Infobright
5 1 (2.86%) New Relic
5 1 (2.86%) PagerDuty
5 1 (2.86%) Qualys
5 1 (2.86%) Splunk