Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Linux Engineer was £61,250 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.

Senior Linux Engineer
England > South West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 327 345 339
Rank change year-on-year +18 -6 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Linux Engineer 12 2 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.12% 0.018% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.019% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 17
South West median annual salary £61,250 £37,914 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +61.55% -45.84% +115.38%
10th Percentile £37,875 £33,968 £47,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £40,991 £85,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% +4.17% +14.29%

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%

Senior Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

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
Salary Histogram in the South West

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

Salary histogram 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 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 -17 8 £62,500 +79.45%
Gloucestershire +35 2 £55,000 +34.15%
Somerset - 2 £37,500 -
Senior Linux Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (66.67%) Degree
2 8 (66.67%) Computer Science
3 6 (50.00%) Load Testing
3 6 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (50.00%) Open Source
3 6 (50.00%) Puppet
3 6 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (50.00%) Ansible
3 6 (50.00%) Web Services
3 6 (50.00%) Python
3 6 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 4 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
4 4 (33.33%) Numerate Degree
4 4 (33.33%) Salt
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (33.33%) Windows 10
4 4 (33.33%) Presales
4 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 4 (33.33%) Windows
4 4 (33.33%) Ruby
4 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 4 (33.33%) Mathematics
4 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 4 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (16.67%) TeamCity
5 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure

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 2 (16.67%) Confluence
1 2 (16.67%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MySQL
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (16.67%) JIRA
1 2 (16.67%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (16.67%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (16.67%) LAMP
2 2 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (16.67%) CentOS
3 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Load Testing
1 6 (50.00%) Open Source
2 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 4 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
2 4 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 4 (33.33%) Presales
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Defect Management
3 2 (16.67%) DevOps
3 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Parallel Programming
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 2 (16.67%) SDLC
3 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Python
2 4 (33.33%) Ruby
3 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 2 (16.67%) C
3 2 (16.67%) C++
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Degree
2 6 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (33.33%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
5 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) GCP
1 2 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (16.67%) Docker
1 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) Ansible
1 6 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (50.00%) Puppet
2 4 (33.33%) Salt
3 2 (16.67%) Terraform
3 2 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Atlassian
1 2 (16.67%) Google
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
1 2 (16.67%) VMware