The median annual salary for a Senior Linux Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 26 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 West
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 243 - 242
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Engineer 1 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.019% - 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% - 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 7
Median salary £45,000 - £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £51,500 £60,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -14.16% +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 West. 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 West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5151 5050 5839
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 97.06% 97.62% 97.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4281 4276 4924
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £55,000
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 West

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Linux Engineer in the South West

Senior Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Senior Linux Engineer in the South West

Senior 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 Senior Linux Engineer within the South West region over the 3 months to 26 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
Gloucestershire - 1 £45,000 - 1
Senior Linux Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 West region featuring Senior Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Python
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat
2 5 (83.33%) Bash Shell
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (50.00%) Cybercrime
3 3 (50.00%) Puppet
3 3 (50.00%) Ansible
3 3 (50.00%) Docker
3 3 (50.00%) OpenStack
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) Games
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (50.00%) CentOS
4 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Postfix
4 2 (33.33%) Ubuntu
4 2 (33.33%) C
4 2 (33.33%) Perl
4 2 (33.33%) MySQL
4 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (33.33%) OpenShift
4 2 (33.33%) PaaS
4 2 (33.33%) Dovecot

Senior 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 3 (50.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) OpenShift
1 2 (33.33%) PaaS
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
General
1 3 (50.00%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (50.00%) CentOS
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Python
2 5 (83.33%) Bash Shell
3 2 (33.33%) C
3 2 (33.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Docker
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Dovecot
2 2 (33.33%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Ansible
1 3 (50.00%) Puppet
2 2 (33.33%) Kubernetes
2 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Red Hat
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Competive Salary with excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago