Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £38,500 in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 19 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
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 58 110
Rank change year-on-year -40 +52 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 19 58 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.35% 4.33% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 4.45% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 19 58 7
Southampton median annual salary £38,500 £45,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.44% +38.46% -2.99%
10th Percentile £36,750 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £54,750 £38,650
Hampshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +10.53% +11.76% -5.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton. 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
Southampton
Permanent vacancies in Southampton with a recognized job title 1362 1304 1345
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.94% 97.24% 98.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1249 1166 1199
Southampton median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -2.44% +9.33%
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,649 £22,500
90th Percentile £58,800 £58,000 £61,250
Hampshire median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +6.25%

Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

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
Salary Histogram in Southampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Engineer in Southampton over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Engineer in Southampton

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

For the 6 months to 19 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 Southampton region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (84.21%) Apache
2 16 (84.21%) RHCE
2 16 (84.21%) Red Hat
2 16 (84.21%) Configuration Management
2 16 (84.21%) VMware
2 16 (84.21%) Microsoft
2 16 (84.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 16 (84.21%) Ruby
2 16 (84.21%) Puppet
2 16 (84.21%) RHCSA
2 16 (84.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (68.42%) Windows Server
3 13 (68.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (68.42%) Tomcat
3 13 (68.42%) Python
3 13 (68.42%) Java
3 13 (68.42%) Perl
3 13 (68.42%) Web Services
3 13 (68.42%) Windows
4 6 (31.58%) MySQL
4 6 (31.58%) PHP
5 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
5 3 (15.79%) Google
5 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing
5 3 (15.79%) French Language
5 3 (15.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (15.79%) Fedora
5 3 (15.79%) SSH
5 3 (15.79%) Telnet

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 16 (84.21%) Apache
2 13 (68.42%) Tomcat
3 3 (15.79%) nginx
3 3 (15.79%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (15.79%) Google Cloud Platform
1 3 (15.79%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) DNS
1 3 (15.79%) FTP
1 3 (15.79%) LDAP
1 3 (15.79%) Skype
1 3 (15.79%) SMTP
1 3 (15.79%) SSH
1 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
1 3 (15.79%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) MySQL
2 3 (15.79%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
1 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
1 3 (15.79%) Travis CI
1 3 (15.79%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (15.79%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (68.42%) Web Services
2 3 (15.79%) LAMP
2 3 (15.79%) LEMP Stack
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (68.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 13 (68.42%) Windows
2 13 (68.42%) Windows Server
3 3 (15.79%) CentOS
3 3 (15.79%) Fedora
3 3 (15.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Configuration Management
2 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 3 (15.79%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing
2 3 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 16 (84.21%) Ruby
2 13 (68.42%) Java
2 13 (68.42%) Perl
2 13 (68.42%) Python
3 6 (31.58%) PHP
4 3 (15.79%) Bash Shell
4 3 (15.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (84.21%) RHCE
1 16 (84.21%) RHCSA
1 16 (84.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 16 (84.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.79%) Docker
2 3 (15.79%) Postfix
2 3 (15.79%) Sendmail
2 3 (15.79%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (84.21%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (84.21%) Microsoft
1 16 (84.21%) Red Hat
1 16 (84.21%) VMware
2 3 (15.79%) Google
2 3 (15.79%) Rackspace