Period
to 15 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 101 107
Rank change year-on-year +47 +6 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 37 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 4.20% 0.83% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.30% 0.85% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 37 7 7
Somerset median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +18.75% -20.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £37,500 £38,000
90th Percentile £50,000 £51,250 £44,000
South West median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -5.88%

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 861 1,288 1,274
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.84% 97.28% 97.55%
Number of salaries quoted 734 1,001 1,137
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £24,782 £26,250 £26,825
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 15 August 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 15 August 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 +39 25 £50,000 +5.26% 3
Bridgwater - 10 £40,000 -
Taunton - 1 £35,000 - 1
Axbridge - 1 £50,000 -
Linux Engineer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 37 (100.00%) Linux
2 34 (91.89%) Configuration Management
3 32 (86.49%) Puppet
4 31 (83.78%) Apache
4 31 (83.78%) Retail
5 24 (64.86%) DevOps
6 23 (62.16%) Jenkins
7 22 (59.46%) Amazon AWS
7 22 (59.46%) Red Hat
8 21 (56.76%) Tomcat
8 21 (56.76%) E-Commerce
8 21 (56.76%) VMware
8 21 (56.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 21 (56.76%) VMware Infrastructure
8 21 (56.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 21 (56.76%) Microsoft Azure
8 21 (56.76%) Opscode Chef
8 21 (56.76%) Deployment Automation
9 12 (32.43%) ITIL
10 11 (29.73%) Cisco
10 11 (29.73%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
11 10 (27.03%) CCNA
11 10 (27.03%) CISSP
11 10 (27.03%) SSCP
11 10 (27.03%) Unix
11 10 (27.03%) Windows
11 10 (27.03%) PHP
11 10 (27.03%) MySQL
11 10 (27.03%) SQL Server

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 31 (83.78%) Apache
2 21 (56.76%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.70%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 22 (59.46%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (56.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.41%) Firewall
3 1 (2.70%) Kerberos
3 1 (2.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.03%) MySQL
1 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.70%) Apache Hive
3 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.70%) HBase
Development Applications
1 23 (62.16%) Jenkins
2 21 (56.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.70%) GitLab
3 1 (2.70%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 31 (83.78%) Retail
2 1 (2.70%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.70%) Automotive
2 1 (2.70%) Electronics
2 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.03%) LAMP
2 1 (2.70%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (56.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (27.03%) Ubuntu
3 10 (27.03%) Unix
3 10 (27.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (91.89%) Configuration Management
2 24 (64.86%) DevOps
3 21 (56.76%) Deployment Automation
3 21 (56.76%) E-Commerce
4 12 (32.43%) ITIL
5 10 (27.03%) Open Source
5 10 (27.03%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (27.03%) Server Virtualisation
6 3 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.41%) Server Management
7 2 (5.41%) Test Automation
8 1 (2.70%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (2.70%) High Availability
8 1 (2.70%) Memory Management
8 1 (2.70%) Scrum
8 1 (2.70%) SDLC
8 1 (2.70%) Security Testing
8 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.03%) PHP
2 1 (2.70%) Ada
2 1 (2.70%) Assembly Language
2 1 (2.70%) C
2 1 (2.70%) C++
2 1 (2.70%) Embedded C
2 1 (2.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (29.73%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (27.03%) CCNA
2 10 (27.03%) CISSP
2 10 (27.03%) LPIC
2 10 (27.03%) SSCP
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) Def Stans
1 1 (2.70%) MISRA
1 1 (2.70%) MISRA C
1 1 (2.70%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 21 (56.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.70%) Corosync
2 1 (2.70%) Docker
2 1 (2.70%) HDFS
2 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 32 (86.49%) Puppet
2 21 (56.76%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (27.03%) Cacti
3 10 (27.03%) ZABBIX
4 2 (5.41%) Ansible
5 1 (2.70%) Kubernetes
5 1 (2.70%) Pacemaker
5 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 22 (59.46%) Red Hat
2 21 (56.76%) VMware
3 11 (29.73%) Cisco
3 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.70%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.70%) Capita
4 1 (2.70%) IBM