Period
to 8 August 2020

The median annual salary for a Linux Systems Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

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

Linux Systems Engineer
England > South East
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 316 487 498
Rank change year-on-year +171 +11 -42
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Systems Engineer 11 19 49
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.099% 0.073% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.075% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 8 17 50
Median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% - -9.09%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,750 £27,375
90th Percentile £51,250 £65,250 £61,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.70% +4.55% +4.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 10,647 25,197 28,977
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.73% 96.34% 96.91%
Number of salaries quoted 8,627 20,575 24,010
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,900 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% +5.26%

Linux Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Linux Systems Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Linux Systems Engineer in the South East

Linux Systems Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Linux Systems Engineer in the South East.

Salary trend for Linux Systems Engineer in the South East

Linux Systems Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Linux Systems Engineer in the South East over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Linux Systems Engineer in the South East

Linux Systems 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 Systems Engineer within the South East region over the 6 months to 8 August 2020. 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
Thames Valley +130 5 £47,500 -20.83% 1
Hampshire +75 4 £32,500 +14.04% 1
Oxfordshire +45 3 £47,500 -26.92% 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 £45,000 -
East Sussex +39 1 £37,500 -25.00%
Surrey - 1 - -
Linux Systems Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, Linux Systems 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 South East region featuring Linux Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (72.73%) Windows
3 7 (63.64%) Cisco
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
4 6 (54.55%) VMware
4 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (45.45%) PowerShell
5 5 (45.45%) CentOS
5 5 (45.45%) Hyper-V
5 5 (45.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2016
6 4 (36.36%) Ansible
6 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (36.36%) Shell Script
7 3 (27.27%) ITIL
7 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
7 3 (27.27%) ITIL V3
7 3 (27.27%) Proactive Maintenance
7 3 (27.27%) Proactive Monitoring
7 3 (27.27%) Network Virtualisation
8 2 (18.18%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (18.18%) Task Automation
8 2 (18.18%) Presales
8 2 (18.18%) Storage Management
8 2 (18.18%) Systems Engineering
8 2 (18.18%) Architectural Design
8 2 (18.18%) Terraform
8 2 (18.18%) IaaS
8 2 (18.18%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (18.18%) Docker

Linux Systems 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 1 (9.09%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) AWS
1 2 (18.18%) Azure
1 2 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (18.18%) IaaS
1 2 (18.18%) PaaS
1 2 (18.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
1 2 (18.18%) LAN
1 2 (18.18%) VoIP
1 2 (18.18%) VPN
1 2 (18.18%) WAN
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (18.18%) LPAR
1 2 (18.18%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (72.73%) Windows
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
4 5 (45.45%) CentOS
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2016
6 2 (18.18%) AIX
6 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (18.18%) SUSE
6 2 (18.18%) Ubuntu
6 2 (18.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL V3
2 3 (27.27%) Network Virtualisation
2 3 (27.27%) Proactive Maintenance
2 3 (27.27%) Proactive Monitoring
3 2 (18.18%) Architectural Design
3 2 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (18.18%) High Availability
3 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
3 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Presales
3 2 (18.18%) QMS
3 2 (18.18%) Storage Management
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Engineering
3 2 (18.18%) Task Automation
4 1 (9.09%) OO
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) PowerShell
2 4 (36.36%) Shell Script
3 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
4 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) LPIC
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (45.45%) Hyper-V
3 2 (18.18%) Docker
3 2 (18.18%) PowerHA
4 1 (9.09%) KVM
4 1 (9.09%) Squid
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Ansible
2 2 (18.18%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (18.18%) Kubernetes
2 2 (18.18%) Linux-HA
2 2 (18.18%) Terraform
2 2 (18.18%) Tivoli
2 2 (18.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Cisco
2 6 (54.55%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) Dell
3 2 (18.18%) EMC
3 2 (18.18%) HP
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) Red Hat