Period
to 18 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 18 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
South West > Somerset
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 86 86 113
Rank change year-on-year 0 +27 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 13 30 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.29% 2.42% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 2.48% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 12 31 3
Somerset median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £40,000 £26,250 £40,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,250 £49,750
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +1.91%

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 934 1,208 1,219
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.94% 97.42% 97.52%
Number of salaries quoted 693 1,028 1,043
Somerset median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,881 £26,175 £24,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £58,750 £58,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019. 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 +7 8 £50,000 +5.26% 4
Bridgwater - 5 £40,000 -
Linux Engineer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 18 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 Somerset region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (69.23%) Configuration Management
3 8 (61.54%) Unix
3 8 (61.54%) Puppet
4 6 (46.15%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (46.15%) Windows
4 6 (46.15%) Cisco
4 6 (46.15%) ITIL
4 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (46.15%) Ubuntu
5 5 (38.46%) Retail
5 5 (38.46%) LAMP
5 5 (38.46%) PHP
5 5 (38.46%) MySQL
5 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
5 5 (38.46%) Apache
5 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
5 5 (38.46%) Server Virtualisation
5 5 (38.46%) ZABBIX
5 5 (38.46%) Cacti
5 5 (38.46%) Open Source
5 5 (38.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 4 (30.77%) Bash Shell
6 4 (30.77%) DevOps
6 4 (30.77%) Python
7 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (23.08%) Scrum
7 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
7 3 (23.08%) Atlassian
7 3 (23.08%) Security Testing

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 5 (38.46%) Apache
2 2 (15.38%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) DHCP
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) MySQL
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) CouchDB
2 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) JIRA
General
1 5 (38.46%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (61.54%) Unix
3 6 (46.15%) Ubuntu
3 6 (46.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Configuration Management
2 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) ITIL
2 6 (46.15%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (38.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 5 (38.46%) Open Source
3 5 (38.46%) Server Virtualisation
4 4 (30.77%) DevOps
5 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (23.08%) Microservices
5 3 (23.08%) Scrum
5 3 (23.08%) SDLC
5 3 (23.08%) Security Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
6 2 (15.38%) High Availability
6 2 (15.38%) Low Latency
6 2 (15.38%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (15.38%) SOA
7 1 (7.69%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) PHP
2 4 (30.77%) Bash Shell
2 4 (30.77%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) Perl
3 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.69%) Ruby
3 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (15.38%) CCNA
2 2 (15.38%) RHCE
2 2 (15.38%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Btrfs
1 1 (7.69%) Ceph
1 1 (7.69%) DRBD
1 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
1 1 (7.69%) KVM
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.69%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (61.54%) Puppet
2 5 (38.46%) Cacti
2 5 (38.46%) ZABBIX
3 3 (23.08%) Ansible
3 3 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (7.69%) Check_MK
4 1 (7.69%) Nagios
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) Atlassian
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.69%) VMware