Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 23 November 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 West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 221 264 218
Rank change year-on-year +43 -46 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 120 83 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.17% 0.76% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 0.78% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 106 80 131
South West median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,250 £27,375 £27,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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 West
Permanent vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 10021 10579 11485
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.54% 96.97% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 8298 8927 9726
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%

Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings that featured Linux Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Linux Engineer in the South West

Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Linux Engineer in the South West

Linux Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Engineer in the South West over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Engineer in the South West

Linux Engineer
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Bristol +6 66 £45,000 +20.00% 5
Gloucestershire +12 15 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Somerset +11 15 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Wiltshire +16 14 £40,000 +35.59%
Dorset +7 5 £37,500 +25.00% 2
Devon +16 4 £35,000 +27.27% 2
Cornwall - 1 £22,500 -
Linux Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 West region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 120 (100.00%) Linux
2 59 (49.17%) Puppet
3 39 (32.50%) VMware
4 37 (30.83%) Software Engineering
4 37 (30.83%) Degree
5 35 (29.17%) Windows
6 34 (28.33%) Ansible
7 31 (25.83%) DevOps
7 31 (25.83%) Python
8 30 (25.00%) Electronics
8 30 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
9 28 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 27 (22.50%) C
11 26 (21.67%) Red Hat
12 25 (20.83%) Computer Science
13 24 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
13 24 (20.00%) Open Source
14 23 (19.17%) Bash Shell
14 23 (19.17%) Finance
14 23 (19.17%) Configuration Management
15 21 (17.50%) Active Directory
15 21 (17.50%) NFS
15 21 (17.50%) CentOS
15 21 (17.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 20 (16.67%) MySQL
16 20 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
17 19 (15.83%) Samba
18 18 (15.00%) Firewall
18 18 (15.00%) Apache
19 17 (14.17%) DV Cleared

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 18 (15.00%) Apache
2 10 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 6 (5.00%) OpenStack
4 5 (4.17%) Confluence
4 5 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.67%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.67%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.83%) IIS
6 1 (0.83%) JBoss
6 1 (0.83%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (4.17%) Houdini
1 5 (4.17%) Maya
1 5 (4.17%) NUKE
1 5 (4.17%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.83%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 2 (1.67%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 30 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
3 9 (7.50%) Amazon S3
4 8 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (4.17%) SaaS
6 4 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (3.33%) GitHub
6 4 (3.33%) PaaS
7 1 (0.83%) IaaS
7 1 (0.83%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 18 (15.00%) Firewall
2 16 (13.33%) DHCP
2 16 (13.33%) DNS
3 14 (11.67%) TCP/IP
4 13 (10.83%) VPN
5 11 (9.17%) LAN
5 11 (9.17%) WAN
6 6 (5.00%) Internet
7 5 (4.17%) FCoE
7 5 (4.17%) SNMP
8 4 (3.33%) Wireless
9 3 (2.50%) iSCSI
10 2 (1.67%) SSH
10 2 (1.67%) VLAN
11 1 (0.83%) 3G
11 1 (0.83%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.83%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (0.83%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (0.83%) SAN
11 1 (0.83%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (16.67%) MySQL
2 9 (7.50%) MongoDB
3 7 (5.83%) SQL Server
4 5 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (4.17%) Big Data
4 5 (4.17%) Flink
4 5 (4.17%) MariaDB
4 5 (4.17%) Neo4j
5 4 (3.33%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.83%) Infinispan
7 1 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (10.83%) Git (software)
2 12 (10.00%) JIRA
3 10 (8.33%) Jenkins
4 8 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (4.17%) Redmine
6 4 (3.33%) Bitbucket
7 3 (2.50%) Bugzilla
7 3 (2.50%) PEAR
7 3 (2.50%) PHPUnit
7 3 (2.50%) Subversion
7 3 (2.50%) Trac
8 2 (1.67%) GoCD
8 2 (1.67%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.83%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.83%) GitLab
9 1 (0.83%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.83%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.83%) RSpec
9 1 (0.83%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 30 (25.00%) Electronics
2 23 (19.17%) Finance
3 16 (13.33%) Manufacturing
3 16 (13.33%) Marketing
3 16 (13.33%) Telecoms
4 7 (5.83%) Games
5 5 (4.17%) Automotive
6 2 (1.67%) Banking
7 1 (0.83%) Advertising
7 1 (0.83%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.17%) Web Services
2 9 (7.50%) LAMP
2 9 (7.50%) Middleware
2 9 (7.50%) Yocto
3 8 (6.67%) Node.js
4 6 (5.00%) AngularJS
5 5 (4.17%) Kafka
5 5 (4.17%) React
5 5 (4.17%) Spring Boot
6 3 (2.50%) Ajax
6 3 (2.50%) CSS
6 3 (2.50%) HTML
6 3 (2.50%) jQuery
7 2 (1.67%) GStreamer
7 2 (1.67%) Qt
7 2 (1.67%) Velocity
8 1 (0.83%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (0.83%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.83%) JSON
8 1 (0.83%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 25 (20.83%) Computer Science
2 12 (10.00%) Device Driver
2 12 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 9 (7.50%) Derivative
4 8 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (5.83%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (4.17%) Animation
7 3 (2.50%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.50%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.67%) Clustering
8 2 (1.67%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.67%) Replication
9 1 (0.83%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.83%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.83%) iPad
9 1 (0.83%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 120 (100.00%) Linux
2 35 (29.17%) Windows
3 21 (17.50%) CentOS
3 21 (17.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (14.17%) Windows Server
5 12 (10.00%) Embedded Linux
5 12 (10.00%) Ubuntu
6 11 (9.17%) Windows 7
6 11 (9.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (8.33%) Unix
8 9 (7.50%) Oracle Linux
9 7 (5.83%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (5.00%) Windows 10
11 2 (1.67%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (30.83%) Software Engineering
2 31 (25.83%) DevOps
3 24 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (20.00%) Open Source
4 23 (19.17%) Configuration Management
5 16 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (13.33%) Digital Marketing
5 16 (13.33%) Programme Management
6 14 (11.67%) Parallel Programming
7 12 (10.00%) ITIL
8 11 (9.17%) Device Driver Development
8 11 (9.17%) High Availability
9 10 (8.33%) E-Commerce
10 9 (7.50%) Scrum
10 9 (7.50%) Security Management
11 8 (6.67%) Mentoring
12 7 (5.83%) Customer Requirements
12 7 (5.83%) Mathematics
13 6 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (5.00%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (25.83%) Python
2 27 (22.50%) C
3 23 (19.17%) Bash Shell
4 16 (13.33%) C++
4 16 (13.33%) Ruby
5 14 (11.67%) Perl
6 12 (10.00%) SQL
7 10 (8.33%) Java
8 9 (7.50%) Shell Script
9 8 (6.67%) JavaScript
10 7 (5.83%) PowerShell
11 5 (4.17%) Groovy
11 5 (4.17%) Korn
12 4 (3.33%) PHP
13 3 (2.50%) Embedded C
14 2 (1.67%) AWK
14 2 (1.67%) C#
14 2 (1.67%) sed
14 2 (1.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 37 (30.83%) Degree
2 17 (14.17%) DV Cleared
2 17 (14.17%) Security Cleared
3 11 (9.17%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (8.33%) RHCE
4 10 (8.33%) RHCSA
5 9 (7.50%) SC Cleared
6 7 (5.83%) Numerate Degree
7 6 (5.00%) CCNA
7 6 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (4.17%) CISSP
8 5 (4.17%) CompTIA Security+
8 5 (4.17%) GIAC
8 5 (4.17%) Linux+ Certification
8 5 (4.17%) MCSE
8 5 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (4.17%) Network+ Certification
8 5 (4.17%) SANS
8 5 (4.17%) Security+ Certification
8 5 (4.17%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.00%) PCI DSS
1 6 (5.00%) QA
2 5 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.67%) GCP
System Software
1 28 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (17.50%) Active Directory
2 21 (17.50%) NFS
3 19 (15.83%) Samba
4 13 (10.83%) Docker
5 12 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (8.33%) vSphere
7 6 (5.00%) Firmware
8 5 (4.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 5 (4.17%) VMware NSX
9 2 (1.67%) LXC
9 2 (1.67%) VirtualBox
9 2 (1.67%) XenApp
10 1 (0.83%) Ceph
10 1 (0.83%) Corosync
10 1 (0.83%) Dovecot
10 1 (0.83%) Gluster
10 1 (0.83%) KVM
10 1 (0.83%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 59 (49.17%) Puppet
2 34 (28.33%) Ansible
3 20 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (9.17%) Terraform
5 10 (8.33%) WSUS
6 7 (5.83%) Salt
7 6 (5.00%) Nagios
8 5 (4.17%) vCenter Server
9 4 (3.33%) Kubernetes
10 2 (1.67%) Backup Exec
10 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (1.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 2 (1.67%) vMotion
11 1 (0.83%) Cacti
11 1 (0.83%) CFEngine
11 1 (0.83%) Graylog
11 1 (0.83%) Kibana
11 1 (0.83%) Pingdom
11 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Satellite
11 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 39 (32.50%) VMware
2 26 (21.67%) Red Hat
3 16 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 16 (13.33%) Oracle
3 16 (13.33%) SAP
4 10 (8.33%) Google
4 10 (8.33%) Scality
5 9 (7.50%) HP
6 7 (5.83%) NetApp
7 6 (5.00%) EMC
8 5 (4.17%) Atlassian
8 5 (4.17%) Remedy
8 5 (4.17%) SolarWinds
9 3 (2.50%) Cisco
10 2 (1.67%) Citrix
10 2 (1.67%) IBM
10 2 (1.67%) Symantec
11 1 (0.83%) Atmel
11 1 (0.83%) BT
11 1 (0.83%) Qualys