The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was - in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 76 -
Rank change year-on-year +1 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 2 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.28% 0.45% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.46% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
Median salary - £40,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Somerset
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 691 646 610
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 97.46% 97.73% 97.44%
Number of salaries quoted 511 565 541
Median salary £40,000 £39,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.26% +9.72%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,597 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset that featured Linux Engineer in the job title.

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
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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath - 1 - -
Linux Engineer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, Linux Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Somerset region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) Puppet
2 7 (87.50%) DevOps
3 4 (50.00%) Docker
3 4 (50.00%) Python
3 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
4 3 (37.50%) Degree
4 3 (37.50%) TeamCity
4 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
4 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
4 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
4 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
4 3 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (25.00%) Infobright
5 2 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (25.00%) New Relic
5 2 (25.00%) Ansible
5 2 (25.00%) Pingdom
5 2 (25.00%) Grafana
5 2 (25.00%) LAPP Stack
5 2 (25.00%) Check_MK
5 2 (25.00%) Spring Boot
5 2 (25.00%) SDLC
5 2 (25.00%) PagerDuty
5 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (25.00%) Nagios
5 2 (25.00%) LAMP
5 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL

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 2 (25.00%) Apache
1 2 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (25.00%) JBoss
1 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
1 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
1 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
1 3 (37.50%) TeamCity
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) LAMP
1 2 (25.00%) LAPP Stack
1 2 (25.00%) Spring Boot
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (12.50%) CentOS
3 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
3 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) DevOps
2 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
3 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
3 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
4 2 (25.00%) SDLC
5 1 (12.50%) High Availability
5 1 (12.50%) Low Latency
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (12.50%) Process Management
5 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) Groovy
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) Jython
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) CCNA
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) RHCE
2 1 (12.50%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (12.50%) iptables
2 1 (12.50%) KVM
Systems Management
1 7 (87.50%) Puppet
2 3 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (25.00%) Ansible
3 2 (25.00%) Check_MK
3 2 (25.00%) Grafana
3 2 (25.00%) Nagios
3 2 (25.00%) Pingdom
4 1 (12.50%) Graylog
4 1 (12.50%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Infobright
1 2 (25.00%) New Relic
1 2 (25.00%) PagerDuty
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Qualys
2 1 (12.50%) Splunk