The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Engineer
England / South East
Rank 209 235 234
Rank change year-on-year +26 -1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 208 248 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.41% 1.29% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 1.33% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 180 217 208
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £55,000
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 the South East. 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14278 18611 19980
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.48% 96.65% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11924 15869 16106
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Engineer in the South East

Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Engineer in the South East.

Salary trend for Linux Engineer in the South East

Linux Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Engineer in the South East over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Engineer in the South East

Linux Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
Berkshire +53 87 £50,000 - 8
Surrey +41 67 £50,000 -5.66% 2
Hampshire +17 24 £40,000 - 6
Oxfordshire +3 12 £50,000 -6.97% 4
West Sussex +19 9 £45,000 -5.26% 2
East Sussex -21 6 £43,750 +42.27%
Kent +15 2 £50,000 +17.64%
Middlesex - 2 £22,500 -
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 South East region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 477 (100.00%) Linux
2 176 (36.90%) Red Hat
3 174 (36.48%) Python
4 149 (31.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 147 (30.82%) Unix
6 143 (29.98%) MySQL
7 141 (29.56%) Perl
8 132 (27.67%) Windows
9 122 (25.58%) DevOps
10 115 (24.11%) Bash Shell
11 104 (21.80%) TCP/IP
12 102 (21.38%) Finance
13 99 (20.75%) Puppet
13 99 (20.75%) Java
14 93 (19.50%) VMware
15 91 (19.08%) Apache
16 85 (17.82%) SaaS
17 84 (17.61%) Amazon AWS
18 79 (16.56%) SQL
19 75 (15.72%) DNS
20 73 (15.30%) Oracle
21 66 (13.84%) Tomcat
21 66 (13.84%) CentOS
22 64 (13.42%) C++
23 59 (12.37%) LAMP
23 59 (12.37%) Ansible
24 57 (11.95%) Solaris
25 55 (11.53%) ITIL
26 54 (11.32%) Opscode Chef
27 52 (10.90%) VMware Infrastructure

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 91 (19.08%) Apache
2 66 (13.84%) Tomcat
3 36 (7.55%) JBoss
4 21 (4.40%) nginx
5 11 (2.31%) IIS
5 11 (2.31%) WebSphere
6 10 (2.10%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (2.10%) OpenStack
7 9 (1.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 8 (1.68%) WebLogic
9 7 (1.47%) MS Exchange
10 5 (1.05%) Apache Solr
11 4 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (0.84%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 3 (0.63%) Skype for Business
13 2 (0.42%) CICS
13 2 (0.42%) Cloud Foundry
13 2 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
13 2 (0.42%) Jetty
13 2 (0.42%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 6 (1.26%) MS Office
2 1 (0.21%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.42%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 85 (17.82%) SaaS
2 84 (17.61%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (2.10%) IaaS
4 10 (2.10%) PaaS
5 5 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (0.42%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.42%) Datadog
7 2 (0.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.21%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.21%) G Suite
8 1 (0.21%) GitHub
8 1 (0.21%) Heroku
8 1 (0.21%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.21%) Office 365
8 1 (0.21%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 104 (21.80%) TCP/IP
2 75 (15.72%) DNS
3 42 (8.81%) Firewall
4 41 (8.60%) LDAP
5 30 (6.29%) DHCP
6 29 (6.08%) SSL
7 25 (5.24%) SAN
8 21 (4.40%) SMTP
9 19 (3.98%) IMAP
9 19 (3.98%) POP3
10 16 (3.35%) Internet
11 12 (2.52%) HTTP
12 10 (2.10%) VoIP
13 9 (1.89%) VPN
14 8 (1.68%) BGP
15 7 (1.47%) Asterisk PBX
15 7 (1.47%) Network Security
15 7 (1.47%) SSH
15 7 (1.47%) VLAN
16 6 (1.26%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (29.98%) MySQL
2 35 (7.34%) PostgreSQL
2 35 (7.34%) SQL Server
3 18 (3.77%) NoSQL
4 15 (3.14%) Relational Database
5 10 (2.10%) DB2
6 9 (1.89%) MongoDB
7 8 (1.68%) Hadoop
8 6 (1.26%) InfluxDB
8 6 (1.26%) RDBMS
9 5 (1.05%) Big Data
10 4 (0.84%) HBase
10 4 (0.84%) Redis
10 4 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.63%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.42%) Adabas
12 2 (0.42%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (0.42%) MariaDB
13 1 (0.21%) InterSystems Cache
13 1 (0.21%) UniData
Development Applications
1 40 (8.39%) Git (software)
2 39 (8.18%) Jenkins
3 23 (4.82%) Subversion
4 19 (3.98%) Maven
5 16 (3.35%) Ant
5 16 (3.35%) JIRA
6 9 (1.89%) Apache Ivy
6 9 (1.89%) Gradle
7 7 (1.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (0.84%) Eclipse
8 4 (0.84%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.63%) IntelliJ
9 3 (0.63%) NetBeans
10 2 (0.42%) Axure RP
11 1 (0.21%) GCC
11 1 (0.21%) GDB
11 1 (0.21%) InstallShield
11 1 (0.21%) Selenium
11 1 (0.21%) Trac
11 1 (0.21%) Vagrant
General
1 102 (21.38%) Finance
2 36 (7.55%) Banking
3 28 (5.87%) Telecoms
4 24 (5.03%) French Language
5 22 (4.61%) Manufacturing
6 21 (4.40%) German Language
6 21 (4.40%) Marketing
7 20 (4.19%) Electronics
8 12 (2.52%) Games
9 5 (1.05%) Legal
10 4 (0.84%) Avionics
10 4 (0.84%) Retail
11 2 (0.42%) Automotive
11 2 (0.42%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.21%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (12.37%) LAMP
2 25 (5.24%) Web Services
3 20 (4.19%) Spring
4 13 (2.73%) LAPP Stack
5 11 (2.31%) Java EE
5 11 (2.31%) Middleware
6 9 (1.89%) LEMP Stack
7 7 (1.47%) .NET
8 6 (1.26%) FreeSWITCH
9 5 (1.05%) JMS
10 4 (0.84%) CSS
10 4 (0.84%) Elastic Stack
10 4 (0.84%) HTML
10 4 (0.84%) RESTful
10 4 (0.84%) XML
11 3 (0.63%) Ajax
11 3 (0.63%) J2EE
11 3 (0.63%) Node.js
11 3 (0.63%) Regular Expression
11 3 (0.63%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 48 (10.06%) Data Centre
2 28 (5.87%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (4.40%) Computer Science
3 21 (4.40%) Fintech
4 12 (2.52%) Clustering
5 11 (2.31%) Linux Command Line
5 11 (2.31%) Public Cloud
6 10 (2.10%) Replication
7 9 (1.89%) Contactless
8 7 (1.47%) Cyberthreat
8 7 (1.47%) Private Cloud
9 5 (1.05%) EFT
9 5 (1.05%) Enterprise Storage
9 5 (1.05%) iPad
10 4 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.63%) HACMP
11 3 (0.63%) Smartcard
12 2 (0.42%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.42%) Mainframe
13 1 (0.21%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 477 (100.00%) Linux
2 149 (31.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 147 (30.82%) Unix
4 132 (27.67%) Windows
5 66 (13.84%) CentOS
6 57 (11.95%) Solaris
7 36 (7.55%) Ubuntu
8 29 (6.08%) Windows Server
9 26 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
10 22 (4.61%) Debian
11 19 (3.98%) Windows 2000
11 19 (3.98%) Windows Server 2003
12 12 (2.52%) AIX
13 9 (1.89%) SUSE
13 9 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
14 8 (1.68%) HPUX
15 7 (1.47%) IRIX
16 4 (0.84%) Embedded Linux
17 3 (0.63%) Fedora
18 2 (0.42%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (25.58%) DevOps
2 55 (11.53%) ITIL
3 47 (9.85%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (9.22%) Configuration Management
4 44 (9.22%) Open Source
5 40 (8.39%) High Availability
5 40 (8.39%) Performance Tuning
6 35 (7.34%) Mentoring
6 35 (7.34%) Software Engineering
7 33 (6.92%) Continuous Integration
7 33 (6.92%) OO
8 32 (6.71%) Root Cause Analysis
9 31 (6.50%) Problem Management
10 30 (6.29%) Risk Management
11 27 (5.66%) Disaster Recovery
12 24 (5.03%) Business Intelligence
13 22 (4.61%) Security Patching
14 21 (4.40%) Build Automation
15 20 (4.19%) Migration
15 20 (4.19%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 174 (36.48%) Python
2 141 (29.56%) Perl
3 115 (24.11%) Bash Shell
4 99 (20.75%) Java
5 79 (16.56%) SQL
6 64 (13.42%) C++
7 49 (10.27%) PowerShell
8 44 (9.22%) C
9 41 (8.60%) PHP
9 41 (8.60%) Ruby
10 25 (5.24%) Shell Script
11 17 (3.56%) Embedded C++
12 6 (1.26%) Embedded C
13 5 (1.05%) C#
14 3 (0.63%) JavaScript
14 3 (0.63%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.42%) Assembly Language
15 2 (0.42%) COBOL
16 1 (0.21%) VB
16 1 (0.21%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (5.87%) Degree
2 12 (2.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (1.89%) RHCA
3 9 (1.89%) Security Cleared
4 8 (1.68%) CCNA
4 8 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (1.47%) SC Cleared
6 6 (1.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (1.05%) AWS Certification
8 4 (0.84%) CISSP
8 4 (0.84%) RHCE
9 3 (0.63%) CCNP
9 3 (0.63%) MCP
9 3 (0.63%) MCSE
10 2 (0.42%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (0.42%) HND
11 1 (0.21%) ISEB
11 1 (0.21%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.21%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.24%) QA
2 21 (4.40%) PCI DSS
3 14 (2.94%) SLA
4 3 (0.63%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.21%) ISO22301
System Software
1 52 (10.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (7.76%) Active Directory
3 26 (5.45%) Hyper-V
4 19 (3.98%) Firmware
5 16 (3.35%) Docker
6 14 (2.94%) VMware ESX
7 12 (2.52%) vSphere
8 9 (1.89%) KVM
9 8 (1.68%) iptables
9 8 (1.68%) Varnish
10 7 (1.47%) Samba
11 6 (1.26%) Job Entry Subsystem
11 6 (1.26%) Kamailio
12 5 (1.05%) vCloud
12 5 (1.05%) Xen
13 4 (0.84%) Ceph
13 4 (0.84%) NFS
13 4 (0.84%) Oracle RAC
13 4 (0.84%) Squid
13 4 (0.84%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 99 (20.75%) Puppet
2 59 (12.37%) Ansible
3 54 (11.32%) Opscode Chef
4 45 (9.43%) Nagios
5 36 (7.55%) Red Hat Satellite
6 16 (3.35%) Salt
7 10 (2.10%) SCSM
8 8 (1.68%) NetBackup
8 8 (1.68%) Terraform
8 8 (1.68%) ZABBIX
9 7 (1.47%) HP Data Protector
9 7 (1.47%) Oracle ZFS
10 6 (1.26%) Cacti
10 6 (1.26%) Grafana
10 6 (1.26%) Graphite
10 6 (1.26%) HAProxy
10 6 (1.26%) WSUS
11 4 (0.84%) OpenAM
11 4 (0.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 4 (0.84%) vMotion
Vendors
1 176 (36.90%) Red Hat
2 93 (19.50%) VMware
3 73 (15.30%) Oracle
4 41 (8.60%) Sun
5 37 (7.76%) Microsoft
6 31 (6.50%) NetApp
7 28 (5.87%) HP
8 27 (5.66%) Cisco
9 22 (4.61%) Juniper
10 18 (3.77%) Blue Coat
10 18 (3.77%) CheckPoint
10 18 (3.77%) Crossbeam
10 18 (3.77%) F5
10 18 (3.77%) Palo Alto
10 18 (3.77%) Sourcefire
11 16 (3.35%) SAP
12 11 (2.31%) 3PAR
12 11 (2.31%) TOWER Software
13 7 (1.47%) BroadSoft
13 7 (1.47%) LogRhythm
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Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Billingshurst, West Sussex
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
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Salary: Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £33,000 to £42,000 per annum Superb base with first class bonus a
Posted: Yesterday
Fleet, Hampshire
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Salary: £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive package
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: Additional Benefits
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Claremont Consulting Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Benefits
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Berkshire
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
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Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
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Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Redhill
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Salary: 35000-45000 Per Annum + benfits
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Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum £4000 car allowance
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Training + Qualifications + Bonus
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Salary: £40-50,000 + Good Bens
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