The median annual salary for a Senior Linux Engineer was £51,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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

Senior Linux Engineer
England / South East
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 345 401 446
Rank change year-on-year +56 +45  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Engineer 51 39 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.35% 0.21% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.22% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 49 27 35
Median salary £51,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.16% +9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £56,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,000 £60,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -13.33% +26.31%  

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 14137 17911 20464
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.62% 96.96% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 11842 15249 16693
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%  

Senior Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Linux Engineer in the South East

Senior Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Senior Linux Engineer in the South East

Senior Linux Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Linux Engineer in the South East over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Linux Engineer in the South East

Senior 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 Senior Linux Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 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
Surrey +53 27 £50,000 -28.57% 2
East Sussex +19 7 £50,000 -16.66%
Berkshire +9 6 £67,500 +12.50%
West Sussex - 5 £52,500 - 1
Hampshire - 3 £57,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £55,000 - 1
Middlesex - 1 £65,000 -
Senior Linux Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Senior 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 Senior Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 90 (100.00%) Linux
2 38 (42.22%) C++
3 37 (41.11%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (40.00%) Python
5 35 (38.89%) OO
6 25 (27.78%) Red Hat
6 25 (27.78%) DevOps
7 23 (25.56%) MySQL
8 19 (21.11%) Microsoft
8 19 (21.11%) SaaS
9 18 (20.00%) Oracle
9 18 (20.00%) Perl
9 18 (20.00%) DNS
9 18 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 17 (18.89%) PHP
10 17 (18.89%) Java
11 16 (17.78%) Windows
12 15 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
13 14 (15.56%) Amazon AWS
13 14 (15.56%) Bash Shell
14 13 (14.44%) ITIL
14 13 (14.44%) CentOS
15 12 (13.33%) Ubuntu
15 12 (13.33%) Unix
16 11 (12.22%) Mentoring
16 11 (12.22%) SQL
17 10 (11.11%) C
17 10 (11.11%) Debian
17 10 (11.11%) IaaS
17 10 (11.11%) Ansible

Senior 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 9 (10.00%) Apache
2 7 (7.78%) Tomcat
3 5 (5.56%) Confluence
3 5 (5.56%) Oracle Service Bus
3 5 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (5.56%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.33%) nginx
5 2 (2.22%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.56%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 19 (21.11%) SaaS
2 14 (15.56%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (11.11%) IaaS
3 10 (11.11%) PaaS
4 7 (7.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (20.00%) DNS
2 7 (7.78%) Internet
3 6 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 4 (4.44%) Firewall
4 4 (4.44%) HTTP
5 2 (2.22%) Asterisk PBX
5 2 (2.22%) Diameter Protocol
5 2 (2.22%) GSM
5 2 (2.22%) LTE
5 2 (2.22%) PBX
5 2 (2.22%) RANAP
5 2 (2.22%) RTP
5 2 (2.22%) Skype
5 2 (2.22%) UMTS
5 2 (2.22%) Wireshark
6 1 (1.11%) MGW
6 1 (1.11%) SGSN
6 1 (1.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (25.56%) MySQL
2 15 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (8.89%) Relational Database
4 6 (6.67%) MongoDB
5 5 (5.56%) Oracle Database
5 5 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (5.56%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (4.44%) Hadoop
7 3 (3.33%) NoSQL
8 2 (2.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (7.78%) Subversion
2 5 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 5 (5.56%) JIRA
2 5 (5.56%) Maven
2 5 (5.56%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (2.22%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.22%) GCC
3 2 (2.22%) GDB
3 2 (2.22%) Trac
General
1 9 (10.00%) Finance
2 3 (3.33%) Banking
2 3 (3.33%) Legal
3 2 (2.22%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.11%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.00%) HTML
2 6 (6.67%) LAMP
2 6 (6.67%) LAPP Stack
3 5 (5.56%) Middleware
3 5 (5.56%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (2.22%) Ajax
4 2 (2.22%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 2 (2.22%) CSS
4 2 (2.22%) STL
5 1 (1.11%) .NET
5 1 (1.11%) J2EE
5 1 (1.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.67%) Computer Science
1 6 (6.67%) Data Centre
1 6 (6.67%) Fintech
2 1 (1.11%) Device Driver
2 1 (1.11%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (1.11%) Online Games
2 1 (1.11%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 90 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (17.78%) Windows
4 13 (14.44%) CentOS
5 12 (13.33%) Ubuntu
5 12 (13.33%) Unix
6 10 (11.11%) Debian
7 6 (6.67%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (2.22%) Windows Server
9 1 (1.11%) CoreOS
9 1 (1.11%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (41.11%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (38.89%) OO
3 25 (27.78%) DevOps
4 13 (14.44%) ITIL
5 11 (12.22%) Mentoring
6 10 (11.11%) High Availability
7 8 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (7.78%) ITIL V3
8 7 (7.78%) Scrum
8 7 (7.78%) SDLC
9 6 (6.67%) Build Automation
9 6 (6.67%) Mathematics
10 5 (5.56%) Coaching
10 5 (5.56%) Process Improvement
10 5 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (5.56%) SOA
10 5 (5.56%) Validation
11 4 (4.44%) Software Engineering
11 4 (4.44%) Time Management
12 3 (3.33%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (42.22%) C++
2 36 (40.00%) Python
3 18 (20.00%) Perl
4 17 (18.89%) Java
4 17 (18.89%) PHP
5 14 (15.56%) Bash Shell
6 11 (12.22%) SQL
7 10 (11.11%) C
8 9 (10.00%) JavaScript
8 9 (10.00%) PowerShell
9 3 (3.33%) Ruby
9 3 (3.33%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.11%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.11%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 6 (6.67%) Degree
1 6 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (6.67%) RHCA
2 1 (1.11%) CCNA
2 1 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.11%) CISSP
2 1 (1.11%) RHCE
2 1 (1.11%) RHCSA
2 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.33%) QA
2 2 (2.22%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.11%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.56%) Docker
2 4 (4.44%) Hyper-V
2 4 (4.44%) KVM
2 4 (4.44%) vCloud
2 4 (4.44%) vSphere
2 4 (4.44%) Xen
3 3 (3.33%) Varnish
4 2 (2.22%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.11%) NFS
5 1 (1.11%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 10 (11.11%) Ansible
2 7 (7.78%) Puppet
3 4 (4.44%) Kubernetes
3 4 (4.44%) Nagios
4 2 (2.22%) SCCM
5 1 (1.11%) Cobbler
5 1 (1.11%) cPanel
5 1 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 25 (27.78%) Red Hat
2 19 (21.11%) Microsoft
3 18 (20.00%) Oracle
4 8 (8.89%) VMware
5 4 (4.44%) LANDesk
6 3 (3.33%) Sun
7 2 (2.22%) Cisco
8 1 (1.11%) Clearswift
8 1 (1.11%) Juniper
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