Period
to 19 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £48,750 in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 104 109
Rank change year-on-year +46 +5 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 27 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 3.12% 0.77% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.22% 0.79% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 26 9 6
Somerset median annual salary £48,750 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.63% +18.75% -5.88%
10th Percentile £40,000 £43,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £51,250 £67,500 £49,375
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +20.00% -8.54%

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 838 1,262 1,294
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.88% 97.30% 97.22%
Number of salaries quoted 699 1,047 1,138
Somerset median annual salary £42,029 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.51% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,856 £25,150 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 +49 21 £50,000 +5.26% 4
Bridgwater - 5 £40,000 - 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 19 October 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 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (85.19%) Configuration Management
3 21 (77.78%) Puppet
4 18 (66.67%) DevOps
4 18 (66.67%) Apache
4 18 (66.67%) Retail
5 15 (55.56%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (51.85%) Jenkins
6 14 (51.85%) Amazon AWS
6 14 (51.85%) Red Hat
7 13 (48.15%) Tomcat
7 13 (48.15%) E-Commerce
7 13 (48.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 13 (48.15%) Microsoft Azure
7 13 (48.15%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (48.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (48.15%) VMware
7 13 (48.15%) Deployment Automation
8 7 (25.93%) ITIL
8 7 (25.93%) Unix
8 7 (25.93%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (22.22%) CCNA
9 6 (22.22%) Cisco
10 5 (18.52%) Windows
10 5 (18.52%) PHP
10 5 (18.52%) MySQL
10 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
10 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
10 5 (18.52%) LAMP
10 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development

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 18 (66.67%) Apache
2 13 (48.15%) Tomcat
3 2 (7.41%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 14 (51.85%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (48.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (14.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) MySQL
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (51.85%) Jenkins
2 13 (48.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (7.41%) JIRA
4 1 (3.70%) GitLab
4 1 (3.70%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 18 (66.67%) Retail
2 1 (3.70%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.70%) Automotive
2 1 (3.70%) Electronics
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (48.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (25.93%) Unix
4 5 (18.52%) Ubuntu
4 5 (18.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (85.19%) Configuration Management
2 18 (66.67%) DevOps
3 13 (48.15%) Deployment Automation
3 13 (48.15%) E-Commerce
4 7 (25.93%) ITIL
5 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (18.52%) Open Source
5 5 (18.52%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (18.52%) Server Virtualisation
6 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (11.11%) High Availability
7 3 (11.11%) Scrum
7 3 (11.11%) SDLC
7 3 (11.11%) Security Testing
7 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
8 2 (7.41%) Low Latency
8 2 (7.41%) Microservices
8 2 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (7.41%) SOA
8 2 (7.41%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) PHP
2 3 (11.11%) Python
3 2 (7.41%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.70%) Ada
4 1 (3.70%) Assembly Language
4 1 (3.70%) C
4 1 (3.70%) C++
4 1 (3.70%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (22.22%) CCNA
3 4 (14.81%) CISSP
3 4 (14.81%) LPIC
3 4 (14.81%) SSCP
4 2 (7.41%) RHCE
4 2 (7.41%) RHCSA
5 1 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.70%) Def Stans
2 1 (3.70%) MISRA
2 1 (3.70%) MISRA C
System Software
1 13 (48.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.70%) Corosync
2 1 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 21 (77.78%) Puppet
2 15 (55.56%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (18.52%) Cacti
3 5 (18.52%) ZABBIX
4 3 (11.11%) Ansible
5 1 (3.70%) Kubernetes
5 1 (3.70%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) Red Hat
2 13 (48.15%) VMware
3 6 (22.22%) Cisco
4 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
5 3 (11.11%) Atlassian
6 1 (3.70%) IBM