The median annual salary for a Senior Linux Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Linux Engineer
England / South East
Rank 342 427 418
Rank change year-on-year +85 -9  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Engineer 39 33 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.26% 0.17% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.18% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 38 26 27
Median salary £50,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £50,000 £44,400
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £61,250 £62,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 14422 18600 19935
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.51% 96.65% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12036 15863 16077
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £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%  

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 25 March 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 25 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
Surrey +55 18 £50,000 -8.25%
Berkshire +18 15 £72,500 +20.83%
Hampshire - 4 £35,000 -
West Sussex - 2 £47,500 - 1
Oxfordshire +2 1 - -
Senior Linux Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 101 (100.00%) Linux
2 61 (60.40%) Red Hat
3 47 (46.53%) Python
4 46 (45.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 40 (39.60%) SaaS
6 33 (32.67%) Bash Shell
7 32 (31.68%) MySQL
8 25 (24.75%) C++
9 24 (23.76%) Perl
9 24 (23.76%) Windows
9 24 (23.76%) Finance
10 23 (22.77%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (21.78%) SQL
11 22 (21.78%) Oracle
11 22 (21.78%) Mentoring
12 21 (20.79%) High Availability
12 21 (20.79%) CentOS
12 21 (20.79%) DNS
13 20 (19.80%) Apache
13 20 (19.80%) VMware
14 18 (17.82%) OO
14 18 (17.82%) Microsoft
15 17 (16.83%) Data Centre
16 16 (15.84%) DevOps
16 16 (15.84%) ITIL
17 15 (14.85%) QA
18 13 (12.87%) PHP
19 12 (11.88%) C
19 12 (11.88%) Fintech
19 12 (11.88%) Root Cause Analysis

Senior 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 20 (19.80%) Apache
2 10 (9.90%) Tomcat
3 9 (8.91%) nginx
4 3 (2.97%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.97%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.99%) IIS
5 1 (0.99%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (3.96%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 40 (39.60%) SaaS
2 9 (8.91%) IaaS
2 9 (8.91%) PaaS
3 2 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.99%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (20.79%) DNS
2 11 (10.89%) Internet
2 11 (10.89%) TCP/IP
3 5 (4.95%) DHCP
3 5 (4.95%) Firewall
4 3 (2.97%) HTTP
4 3 (2.97%) Skype
5 2 (1.98%) SMTP
6 1 (0.99%) BGP
6 1 (0.99%) Diameter Protocol
6 1 (0.99%) GSM
6 1 (0.99%) IMAP
6 1 (0.99%) LDAP
6 1 (0.99%) PBX
6 1 (0.99%) POP3
6 1 (0.99%) RANAP
6 1 (0.99%) RTP
6 1 (0.99%) SSL
6 1 (0.99%) UMTS
6 1 (0.99%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (31.68%) MySQL
2 9 (8.91%) MongoDB
2 9 (8.91%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (8.91%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.95%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.97%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.99%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.98%) Subversion
2 1 (0.99%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.99%) GCC
2 1 (0.99%) GDB
2 1 (0.99%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.99%) Trac
General
1 24 (23.76%) Finance
2 11 (10.89%) Banking
3 4 (3.96%) Retail
4 3 (2.97%) Legal
5 2 (1.98%) Marketing
6 1 (0.99%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.89%) LAMP
2 9 (8.91%) LAPP Stack
3 3 (2.97%) Java EE
4 1 (0.99%) Ajax
4 1 (0.99%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (0.99%) CSS
4 1 (0.99%) HTML
4 1 (0.99%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (0.99%) STL
4 1 (0.99%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.83%) Data Centre
2 12 (11.88%) Fintech
3 10 (9.90%) Computer Science
4 9 (8.91%) Contactless
5 1 (0.99%) Clustering
5 1 (0.99%) Derivative
5 1 (0.99%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.99%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.99%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.99%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 101 (100.00%) Linux
2 46 (45.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 24 (23.76%) Windows
4 21 (20.79%) CentOS
5 7 (6.93%) Unix
6 6 (5.94%) Solaris
6 6 (5.94%) Windows Server
7 5 (4.95%) Ubuntu
8 4 (3.96%) Debian
9 3 (2.97%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.99%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.99%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (22.77%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (21.78%) Mentoring
3 21 (20.79%) High Availability
4 18 (17.82%) OO
5 16 (15.84%) DevOps
5 16 (15.84%) ITIL
6 12 (11.88%) Build Automation
6 12 (11.88%) Root Cause Analysis
7 11 (10.89%) Software Engineering
8 10 (9.90%) Cross-Platform Development
8 10 (9.90%) Mathematics
8 10 (9.90%) Multithreading
8 10 (9.90%) Scrum
9 9 (8.91%) ITIL V3
9 9 (8.91%) ITSM
9 9 (8.91%) Multithreaded Programming
9 9 (8.91%) Open Source
9 9 (8.91%) Systems Analysis
10 7 (6.93%) Problem Management
11 4 (3.96%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (46.53%) Python
2 33 (32.67%) Bash Shell
3 25 (24.75%) C++
4 24 (23.76%) Perl
5 22 (21.78%) SQL
6 13 (12.87%) PHP
7 12 (11.88%) C
8 10 (9.90%) Java
9 9 (8.91%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.97%) Ruby
10 3 (2.97%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.99%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.99%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (9.90%) Degree
2 9 (8.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (8.91%) RHCA
3 2 (1.98%) RHCE
4 1 (0.99%) CCNA
4 1 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.99%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.99%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.99%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (14.85%) QA
2 1 (0.99%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.99%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (7.92%) Hyper-V
2 6 (5.94%) VMware ESX
3 5 (4.95%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.95%) KVM
3 5 (4.95%) Varnish
3 5 (4.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.95%) Xen
4 4 (3.96%) vCloud
4 4 (3.96%) vSphere
5 1 (0.99%) Docker
5 1 (0.99%) GPFS
5 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.99%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 10 (9.90%) Puppet
2 8 (7.92%) Nagios
3 5 (4.95%) Red Hat Satellite
4 3 (2.97%) SCCM
5 1 (0.99%) Ansible
5 1 (0.99%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.99%) vMotion
5 1 (0.99%) WSUS
Vendors
1 61 (60.40%) Red Hat
2 22 (21.78%) Oracle
3 20 (19.80%) VMware
4 18 (17.82%) Microsoft
5 11 (10.89%) Sun
6 4 (3.96%) LANDesk
7 2 (1.98%) Cisco
7 2 (1.98%) HP
8 1 (0.99%) 3PAR
8 1 (0.99%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (0.99%) Google
8 1 (0.99%) Juniper
8 1 (0.99%) NetApp
Billingshurst, West Sussex
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: 6 days ago