The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 25 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
England / South East
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 181 187 271
Rank change year-on-year +6 +84  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 237 310 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.64% 1.70% 1.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.69% 1.75% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 207 272 212
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,600
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 13991 17674 20705
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.62% 96.97% 97.17%
Number of salaries quoted 11722 15033 16859
Median salary £43,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.27% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 25 June 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 25 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
Berkshire -20 72 £45,000 -10.00% 7
Surrey +7 64 £50,000 -4.76% 7
Hampshire +16 35 £50,750 +26.87% 4
West Sussex +28 26 £50,000 +81.81% 1
East Sussex +4 15 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Oxfordshire +18 12 £49,000 -14.78% 2
Kent +13 7 £52,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire -9 6 £44,000 +10.00% 3
Middlesex +3 1 £65,000 -
Linux Engineer
England

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 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 South East region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 449 (100.00%) Linux
2 171 (38.08%) Python
3 150 (33.41%) DevOps
4 125 (27.84%) Unix
4 125 (27.84%) Perl
5 117 (26.06%) Bash Shell
6 116 (25.84%) Red Hat
7 102 (22.72%) Java
8 101 (22.49%) Puppet
8 101 (22.49%) Amazon AWS
9 100 (22.27%) C++
10 98 (21.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 95 (21.16%) MySQL
11 95 (21.16%) Windows
12 85 (18.93%) Ansible
13 81 (18.04%) SQL
14 80 (17.82%) Finance
15 77 (17.15%) Agile Software Development
16 63 (14.03%) VMware
17 60 (13.36%) OO
18 57 (12.69%) Opscode Chef
19 56 (12.47%) SaaS
20 53 (11.80%) Oracle
20 53 (11.80%) TCP/IP
21 52 (11.58%) Jenkins
22 51 (11.36%) Apache
23 50 (11.14%) C
23 50 (11.14%) Ruby
23 50 (11.14%) Git (software)
24 47 (10.47%) Software Engineering

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 51 (11.36%) Apache
2 38 (8.46%) Tomcat
3 21 (4.68%) nginx
4 18 (4.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 16 (3.56%) JBoss
6 12 (2.67%) IIS
7 11 (2.45%) WebLogic
8 8 (1.78%) Confluence
9 7 (1.56%) OpenStack
10 5 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (1.11%) Oracle Service Bus
11 4 (0.89%) MS Exchange
11 4 (0.89%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.67%) Cloud Foundry
13 2 (0.45%) CICS
13 2 (0.45%) Jetty
13 2 (0.45%) Skype for Business
13 2 (0.45%) Tuxedo
14 1 (0.22%) Apache Solr
14 1 (0.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (0.89%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 18 (4.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.11%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.45%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 101 (22.49%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (12.47%) SaaS
3 18 (4.01%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (3.79%) Amazon EC2
5 15 (3.34%) Amazon S3
5 15 (3.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 12 (2.67%) Amazon ELB
7 11 (2.45%) IaaS
8 10 (2.23%) PaaS
9 3 (0.67%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.45%) Datadog
10 2 (0.45%) GitHub
10 2 (0.45%) IBM Cloud
10 2 (0.45%) SoftLayer
11 1 (0.22%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.22%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 53 (11.80%) TCP/IP
2 44 (9.80%) DNS
3 30 (6.68%) Firewall
4 22 (4.90%) Internet
5 18 (4.01%) SAN
6 17 (3.79%) LDAP
7 12 (2.67%) HTTP
7 12 (2.67%) VoIP
8 9 (2.00%) IPv4
8 9 (2.00%) IPv6
9 8 (1.78%) DHCP
9 8 (1.78%) SSL
10 7 (1.56%) LTE
11 6 (1.34%) tcpdump
11 6 (1.34%) Wireless
12 5 (1.11%) 3G
12 5 (1.11%) 802.11
12 5 (1.11%) IMAP
12 5 (1.11%) SSH
12 5 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (21.16%) MySQL
2 42 (9.35%) PostgreSQL
3 33 (7.35%) SQL Server
4 24 (5.35%) NoSQL
5 11 (2.45%) Relational Database
6 10 (2.23%) MongoDB
7 7 (1.56%) Oracle Database
8 6 (1.34%) DB2
8 6 (1.34%) Hadoop
9 5 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (1.11%) Oracle Database 12c
9 5 (1.11%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.67%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (0.67%) Endeca
10 3 (0.67%) MariaDB
10 3 (0.67%) Redis
11 2 (0.45%) Adabas
11 2 (0.45%) Big Data
11 2 (0.45%) InfluxDB
12 1 (0.22%) Impala
Development Applications
1 52 (11.58%) Jenkins
2 50 (11.14%) Git (software)
3 31 (6.90%) Subversion
4 27 (6.01%) Maven
5 18 (4.01%) Ant
6 16 (3.56%) JIRA
7 13 (2.90%) Apache Ivy
7 13 (2.90%) Gradle
8 12 (2.67%) Selenium
8 12 (2.67%) Vagrant
9 10 (2.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 10 (2.23%) Eclipse
10 7 (1.56%) InstallShield
11 5 (1.11%) Sonatype Nexus
12 3 (0.67%) IntelliJ
12 3 (0.67%) NetBeans
12 3 (0.67%) PhpStorm
13 1 (0.22%) Axure RP
13 1 (0.22%) TeamCity
13 1 (0.22%) Trac
General
1 80 (17.82%) Finance
2 45 (10.02%) Telecoms
3 26 (5.79%) Manufacturing
4 22 (4.90%) Banking
4 22 (4.90%) Marketing
5 19 (4.23%) Electronics
6 14 (3.12%) French Language
7 12 (2.67%) Games
7 12 (2.67%) German Language
8 11 (2.45%) Automotive
8 11 (2.45%) Digital Economy
9 7 (1.56%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.67%) Legal
11 2 (0.45%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.22%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (8.91%) Web Services
2 25 (5.57%) LAMP
3 23 (5.12%) Spring
4 17 (3.79%) HTML
5 15 (3.34%) XML
6 12 (2.67%) Middleware
7 11 (2.45%) LEMP Stack
8 10 (2.23%) Ajax
8 10 (2.23%) CSS
9 7 (1.56%) LAPP Stack
10 6 (1.34%) Elastic Stack
10 6 (1.34%) Java EE
11 5 (1.11%) 802.1X
11 5 (1.11%) Oracle Fusion
12 4 (0.89%) .NET
12 4 (0.89%) J2EE
12 4 (0.89%) Kafka
13 3 (0.67%) FreeSWITCH
13 3 (0.67%) RESTful
13 3 (0.67%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 24 (5.35%) Data Centre
2 18 (4.01%) Computer Science
3 11 (2.45%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (2.45%) Fintech
4 10 (2.23%) Algorithms
4 10 (2.23%) Private Cloud
5 9 (2.00%) Cyberthreat
5 9 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
6 8 (1.78%) Linux Command Line
6 8 (1.78%) Replication
7 7 (1.56%) iPad
7 7 (1.56%) Public Cloud
8 6 (1.34%) Embedded Systems
9 5 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.11%) Enterprise Storage
10 4 (0.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 4 (0.89%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.67%) Clustering
11 3 (0.67%) HACMP
11 3 (0.67%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 449 (100.00%) Linux
2 125 (27.84%) Unix
3 98 (21.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 95 (21.16%) Windows
5 39 (8.69%) Solaris
6 35 (7.80%) CentOS
7 32 (7.13%) Ubuntu
8 27 (6.01%) Debian
9 24 (5.35%) Windows Server
10 16 (3.56%) AIX
11 8 (1.78%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (1.56%) Embedded Linux
12 7 (1.56%) HPUX
12 7 (1.56%) IRIX
12 7 (1.56%) Windows 2000
12 7 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (1.34%) Oracle Linux
13 6 (1.34%) SUSE
14 3 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
15 2 (0.45%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (33.41%) DevOps
2 77 (17.15%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (13.36%) OO
4 47 (10.47%) Software Engineering
5 42 (9.35%) Configuration Management
6 41 (9.13%) ITIL
7 31 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
8 26 (5.79%) Test Automation
9 25 (5.57%) Business Intelligence
10 23 (5.12%) Open Source
10 23 (5.12%) Scrum
11 21 (4.68%) Mentoring
11 21 (4.68%) SDLC
12 20 (4.45%) Continuous Delivery
13 18 (4.01%) Digital Marketing
13 18 (4.01%) High Availability
13 18 (4.01%) Programme Management
13 18 (4.01%) SOA
14 16 (3.56%) Build Automation
14 16 (3.56%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 171 (38.08%) Python
2 125 (27.84%) Perl
3 117 (26.06%) Bash Shell
4 102 (22.72%) Java
5 100 (22.27%) C++
6 81 (18.04%) SQL
7 50 (11.14%) C
7 50 (11.14%) Ruby
8 39 (8.69%) PowerShell
9 30 (6.68%) PHP
10 29 (6.46%) Shell Script
11 20 (4.45%) Embedded C++
12 17 (3.79%) JavaScript
13 6 (1.34%) Embedded C
14 3 (0.67%) C#
15 2 (0.45%) Assembly Language
15 2 (0.45%) COBOL
15 2 (0.45%) C-shell
16 1 (0.22%) Scala
Qualifications
1 30 (6.68%) Degree
2 12 (2.67%) RHCE
2 12 (2.67%) Security Cleared
3 11 (2.45%) CCNA
3 11 (2.45%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (2.00%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.56%) ISEB
5 7 (1.56%) ISTQB
5 7 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (1.34%) CISSP
6 6 (1.34%) RHCA
7 5 (1.11%) RHCSA
8 3 (0.67%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (0.67%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.45%) CCNP
10 1 (0.22%) HND
10 1 (0.22%) MCP
10 1 (0.22%) MCSE
10 1 (0.22%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (6.46%) QA
2 19 (4.23%) SLA
3 6 (1.34%) ISO 9001
3 6 (1.34%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 39 (8.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (7.35%) Docker
3 24 (5.35%) Active Directory
4 15 (3.34%) Hyper-V
5 12 (2.67%) vSphere
6 10 (2.23%) Firmware
7 9 (2.00%) NFS
8 8 (1.78%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (1.34%) KVM
9 6 (1.34%) Xen
10 5 (1.11%) iptables
11 4 (0.89%) Job Entry Subsystem
11 4 (0.89%) Postfix
11 4 (0.89%) Samba
11 4 (0.89%) vCloud
12 3 (0.67%) Kamailio
12 3 (0.67%) Oracle Clusterware
12 3 (0.67%) SpamAssassin
12 3 (0.67%) Varnish
12 3 (0.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 101 (22.49%) Puppet
2 85 (18.93%) Ansible
3 57 (12.69%) Opscode Chef
4 23 (5.12%) Nagios
5 18 (4.01%) Salt
6 13 (2.90%) Red Hat Satellite
7 12 (2.67%) Kubernetes
8 11 (2.45%) HAProxy
9 6 (1.34%) Terraform
10 5 (1.11%) NetBackup
11 4 (0.89%) Cacti
11 4 (0.89%) HP Data Protector
11 4 (0.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 4 (0.89%) Oracle ZFS
11 4 (0.89%) SCSM
11 4 (0.89%) ZABBIX
12 3 (0.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
13 2 (0.45%) Cobbler
13 2 (0.45%) Grafana
13 2 (0.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 116 (25.84%) Red Hat
2 63 (14.03%) VMware
3 53 (11.80%) Oracle
4 29 (6.46%) Microsoft
5 22 (4.90%) Sun
6 18 (4.01%) SAP
7 17 (3.79%) Cisco
8 12 (2.67%) Juniper
9 11 (2.45%) Blue Coat
9 11 (2.45%) CheckPoint
9 11 (2.45%) F5
9 11 (2.45%) HP
9 11 (2.45%) Palo Alto
10 10 (2.23%) EMC
11 8 (1.78%) LogRhythm
11 8 (1.78%) New Relic
12 7 (1.56%) AppDynamics
12 7 (1.56%) NetApp
12 7 (1.56%) SaltStack
12 7 (1.56%) SolarWinds
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