The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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

Linux Engineer
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 74 78
Rank change year-on-year +8 +4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 1 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.18% 1.62% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 1.66% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 9
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +23.07%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Southampton. 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
Southampton
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 546 724 770
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 97.15% 97.97% 98.97%
Number of salaries quoted 500 682 607
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.89% -1.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,300 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton that featured Linux Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Linux Engineer in Southampton

Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Salary trend for Linux Engineer in Southampton

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Southampton region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) SMTP
2 1 (50.00%) FTP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C++
2 1 (50.00%) RHCE
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Telnet
2 1 (50.00%) LAMP
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Fedora
2 1 (50.00%) SSH
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) French Language
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Postfix
2 1 (50.00%) Sendmail
2 1 (50.00%) nginx
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) RHCSA
2 1 (50.00%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) FTP
1 1 (50.00%) SMTP
1 1 (50.00%) SSH
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (50.00%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) LAMP
1 1 (50.00%) LEMP Stack
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded C++
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) RHCE
1 1 (50.00%) RHCSA
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Postfix
1 1 (50.00%) Sendmail
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago