Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Linux Engineer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Swindon during the 6 months to 20 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
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 - 91
Rank change year-on-year - +91 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 4 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 0.56% - 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% - 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 5
Swindon median annual salary £57,500 - £47,500
10th Percentile £45,875 - £40,250
90th Percentile £61,250 - £57,750
Wiltshire median annual salary £40,000 £29,500 £48,750
% change year-on-year +35.59% -39.49% +27.45%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon. 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
Swindon
Permanent vacancies in Swindon with a recognized job title 689 776 1021
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.36% 97.98% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 567 637 918
Swindon median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £25,500 £23,000 £26,175
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £61,825
Wiltshire median annual salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +5.26%

Linux Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux Engineer in Swindon

Linux Engineer
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

Salary trend for Linux Engineer in Swindon

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Top 18 Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 20 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 Swindon region featuring Linux Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (75.00%) Puppet
2 3 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (75.00%) Ansible
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) Perl
2 3 (75.00%) Server Patching
3 1 (25.00%) RS-232
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Atmel
3 1 (25.00%) BT
3 1 (25.00%) Firmware

Linux Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) RS-232
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) DevOps
1 3 (75.00%) Server Patching
1 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (75.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Ansible
1 3 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (75.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Atmel
1 1 (25.00%) BT